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Dis More ht Government Posts Thai
Any Other Single
Institution 3

Knickerbockers will be more I
lpopular for the men at Mich-
igan this year than ever before,
in the opinion of State street
clothier';. Knickers are more
comfortable, require less press-
ing, and are more collegiate


THREE MICHIGAN GRADUATES than the long trousers. The I
AMONGN EMBERS OF CABINET loose-fitting stype called plus-
fours will be the type worn
Michigan has placed more men in most, they say.
responsible government positions at !__
Washington than has any other single
institution. This became apparent fol-
lowing a survey of colleges represent- F
ed by government office-holders at the
caio.Twenty-four are members of j R IISE O PI
alumni associations of the University.r Tn
The greatest number are in the low- LLKE nioP BIR S
er house of Congress where 16 Michi-
gan men held seats. Congressmen -
Earl MIhener, who was in the Law WILL CONTAIN 16 PAGES; COVER
School from 1900 to 1901 but did not WILL BE PICTURE OF
remain to graduate; George P. Codd. C'ATAIN BURKE
'91; J. M. C. Smith, '0a; Patrick Kelly, ---
OOL; Louis C'ramton, '99L; and Frank Coy rthefirst eitio f "The
D. Slott, '01L, represent the state of cOPY or the ireition of "T e
Michigan. Indiana has sent Congress- Michigan Optic", a rotagravure mag-
men Willigm R. Wood, '82L; and Mil- azine that has been recently establish-
ton Kraus, '86L. Edward Taylor, '84, ed on the campus, was sent to the
of:Colorado; and Congressman Oscar; publishers4 yesterday. The magazine
Larson, '94L, of Minnesota are also will appear on the campus during the
former Aichigan students. Other week of March 19.
Michigan een in the lower house are, The first edition of the Optic will
Congressmen Robert Emery and Al- contain 16 pages of picture; of local
bert W. Jeffries, '93L, of Nebraska; interest, the greater number of them
Congreesme William W. Chamber l having been taken on the campus by
and Harry Galn, '04L, of Ohio; Con- the staff of Optic photographers. It
gressinan Don M. Colton, '05L, of Utah will sell for 10 cents.
and Congressman John Stanley Web-? Pictures of Local Interest
brer at Washington. ttrso oilItrs
hernof tWshiengton hr i Pictures of interc,'t pertaining to
In the Senate there are four Michi- 1 ictu

Noted Scientist
Will Give Three
Talks This Week,
Dr. Walter Rosenhain, well knownI
scientist, has been secured to give
three .University lectures Wednesday,
Thursday and Friday, March 14, 15,1
and 16, in Room 165 of the ChemistryI
building. The lecture on Wednesday#
will be at 8:00 o'clock and the other
two at 4:15 in the afternoon.
Dr. Rosenhain is an Australian by
birth but received the greater part
cr his education in schools of Eng-
land. At present he is at the head of
the metallurgical department of the
National Physical laboratory at Tedd-
ington, England, where he has done
much fundamental work in the con-I
stitution of matter.I
Dr. Rosenhain was called to Am-'
erica for the purpose of giving the
annual lecture before the Institution
of Metals division of the American
Institution of Mining and Metallur-I
gical engineers. Before he returns to
England he will speak at Columbia,
Yale, Leh;,1j Case, MIchfgan and
other of the larger schools.
He is an outstanding thinker and a
clear and forceful speaker. His lec-'
tures will be on subjects that are of
general interest. Dr. Rosenhain is the
author of a number of technical pub-
lications zlnd is probably best known
for his book iublished in 1915", An
Introduction of Physical Metallurgy".
During his stay at the University,
the scientist will he entertained at a
number of luncheons, one given by the
4epartments of chemical engineering


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Most extraordinary of the 75
names which have been cut upon
the table placed in the tap room
of the Union for the members
of the class of '23 is a wooden I
soldier with a particularly large
stomach. The initials appear to
beA,DL. Aisthehat,ID.is
the stomach, and L the legs and
Several others are worked out
in diamonds, pennants, and in
script. The exact center of the
table has a huge block "M",
having a 19 on one side and a
23 on the other. The space be-
low it is reserved for the foot-
H ball scores.

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11niyS Bu31enadienfura,
Biraliysla Luenadbentura is presi-
dent of Andora, smallest republic
in th world. It lies in the Pyrenees
mountains and has a population of

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gan men. These are Senators Gilbert
}Hitchcock, '811, of Nebraska; William1
B. King, '88L, of Utah; Dr. Royal S.
Copeland, '8411, of New York. and
Charles E. Townsend of Michigan.
Senator Townsend, although enrolled
in the literary college in 1877 and
1878, did not remain to graduate. 1
Attorney General Harry M. Daugh-
erty, '81L; Secretary of the Navy Ed-
win Denby, '96L; and Dr. Hubert
Work. former postmaster 'general and
recently appointed secretary of the
interior, are in the President's cabi-
net. Dr. Work was enrolled 'in the;
Medical school in 1882 and 1884.
George Sutherland, '92L, of Utah. .
recently appointed justice on the Su-,
preme court bench, and Judge .W. K.
Day, now retired, are other Michigan
graduates who have achieved fame ini
government positions.
Museum Displays
Flint Implements
Ancient flint implements, of early
stone age origin found by Prof. J. B.
Steere, professor of zoology from 1881-
1894, near Base Lake in Washtenaw!
county, have been placed on exhibi-1
tion in the .Museum. It is the opinion
of Dr. W. B. Hinsdale, of the archaeo-
logy department, that these imple-
ments are even older than the exhibitl
of European neoliths on display in the
Museum, in spite of the fact that these
early stone age divisions are not re-j
cognized in America as parallel per-

campus events will be used nearly
exclusively, The cover wil be a full
page reproduction of Captain Burt
Burke, '23E, of the track team in a
starting position. Pictures of the
Michigan track team and of the Cor-
nell squad which will compete in a
track meet here a few days after the
Optic is published, are also to be
Lecturers who have spoken in Ann
Arbor during the past month have
been photographed and their pictures
will be used to sum up local happen-
ings previous to publication of the
magazine. Some photographs of the
campus taken by two Optic photo-
.grapers who climbed to the topof
the tower on. the site of the new
Literary building are also to be print-
ed. ,
is First Trial Issue
The issue that will appear at this
time i;s the first of three trial issues
of the new rotagravure magazine
authorized by the Board in Control of
Student Publications to be published
before the end of the current school
year. John Russell, '24, and Harvey
Reed, '24E, are managing editor and
business manager for these issues.
if the trial numbers prove success-
ful the magazine will be established
as a regular publication on the cam-
Tryout speeches of new men seeking
membership in Adelphi House of Re-I

7 r'sc* and chemistry, one by the department
of physics and one by Prof. G. W. Pat-
Prelimmnaries in the high schoolterson, of the department of engineer-
debates in this state which are being mechanio .
conducted under the direction of the-
Extension departnent of the Univer- H ARRIS W ILL PUT
sity have bOE'I completed, a.nd 4 ELECTRON TO WORK


teams renain in the league after the'
2iminat1on held this far. The 140 J. E. Harris, instructor in general
teams which were competing for the chemistry at Michigan from 1911 to
championship of the state in debate 1917, will talk on "Putting the Elec-1
have now been reduced to the given j tron to Work" at 8:00 o'clock, Tues-
number. day night, Ma'rch 13 in the Chemistry!
The first of a series of six debates N auditorium, under the auspices of.the
which will be hold between these 34 i American Chemical society. Since he
schools will be given March 16.At this left Michigan, Harris has been re-
time half of the number of schools search chemist for the Western Fiec-
will be eliiminted and from then on tric company in New York, doing ex-
the elimination will be conducted until itensive investigating work on audion
two teams remain. These two teams i bulbs, more commonly known as am-
will meet May 4 in Ann Arbor to de- I plifiers, for use in radio and wireless
cide the state championship in debat- outfits. During the war he had charge
t" d'de g~""u'th'is department
ing. ! o th production inthsdprmn
The question that is being (hebate and did much valuable work,.
this year is: Resolved, That the United The lecture will tbe demonstrated
States and Canada should construct and of interest to, all having ; any
the St. Lawrence Waterway. The knowledge of radio or wireless, or to
question has been found to be evenly chemists who are interested in the
diviled, there being about the same theory of the electron structure of
number of victories on the negative matter. The general public is invited
side of the question as on the affirm- to attend this lecture, which will beI
ative. free of charge.

)I'aj. J. W. Downer
The ship which brought back Maj. "The present epidemic of influenza,
Gen. .Henry T. Allen, commander of while it is widespread over the entire
the U. S. forces of occupation in Ger- country, is not so severe as that of
many, also brought back Maj. J. W.I
Downer. This officer, one of the last 1918," stated Dr. John Sundwall, dir-
of the officers to return from Europe, ector of the student physical welfare,
commanded the first U. S. army unit yesterday. "Pneumonia as a result of
to enter France. He sailed July 27.
1917, as commander of the Sixth field influenza 's not occurring so often dur-
artillery, first division A. E. F., Dat- ing this outbreak, and therefore one
tery A. He has received virtually ev- may regard the present epidemic as
fery war medal of the allied nations not serious, providing that all stu-
I dents take proper precautions when
I RHETORIC CL ASSES they feel the infection coming on.
RECEIVE R EPLI ES "The best method of treatment
seems to be to remain in bed during
Replies to letters written last fal1the presence of a temperature," said.
have been received by members of Doctor Sundwall. "It is also extreme-
freshmen rhetoric classes from Japan- ly advisable that all students report
ese students of Wasedo university in immediately teo the Health service in
Tokio, Japan. A bundle of more than lcases of respiratory infection. The
250 have arrived and more are ex- 1 danger would be very much minimized
pected. Many of the letters received if all would follow this recommenda-
weewritten on thin rice p'aper and tion,", he said.
contained in long, ntarow envelopes, At this particular season of the
I delicately painted kr printed 'w"ith
Japanese deaigns. Some were writ- year students should be on guard and
1 ten on long sheets like old Hebrew in view of the prevelance of influenza
scrolls, but folded instead of rolled. it is well to regard all colds as mild
From a few of the letters read the flu, he added. No student or instruc-
following was learned. Wasedo unl- tor should attend classes with a Bold.
versity accommodates 12,000 students, Droplet infection, open coughing or
vmrstlmfhsneezing on the part of those afflicted
mostly men, of whom 3,00 are Koe with colds, should be rigidly banned
ins. Most of them are taking swn from the class'ooin
I t rmtecasom

Junior Girls, Comedy Club, -layers,
Masques and Others Hold
Regular Rehearsals
Dramatic activities on the czmpu.s
are receiving unusual attention at the
present time as the various clubs are
preparing for their annual productions
or for their occasional plays.
Perhaps the foremost in interest on
the list of coming performances is the
19th Annual Junior Girls' play which
is to be given on March 21, 22, 23, and
24 at the Whitney theater, "Jane
Climbs A Mountain", written by au-
rella Hollis, '24, is the ne ne of the
play to which men are to be admitted
for the first time .n the history.of
the productioni. Prof. John L. flrumni,
of the rhetoric department, is the
Comedy club is holding daily re-
hearsals to propare for its annual play
which will be given on April 4 at the
Whitney theatre. The members of the
club have chosen to present "Mr. Pim
Passes By" written by A. A. Malhie.
The cast is working under the trec-
tion of Prof. J. Raleigh Nelson, of the
engineering English department.,
Two one-act plays are on the sche-
dule of Players' club to be produced
on March 14 in Sarash CsweUlz hll.
:"The Mandarin Coat" by . .;" Riley
is being coached by Theoosi .try-
!ton, '23, while R. L: Taylor,' '4,' and
Vera E. Katz, '24, are the dlrector'and
the assistant director, respectively, of
"The Goal" written.by A. Ii. Jone.
Masques has divided its mem-bership
into five groups, eyery one of whicl'is
to produce a oxle-act play for t e
entertainment of Women's leag'ue p 1-
ties during the spring. ,orothy Jf-
frey, '24, is general tchalriian of the
various productions while ech group
hus its own particular' coaoh. tith
Werkheiser, '223,' 1n" rc t q
one, will direct tile flrt pla "The
Silly Ass" which will appear at he
league party to be giveni i arch 16 in
Sarah Caswell Angell hall. Grogp two,
with Rhea Schlaak, '24, as director,
will give "My Lady Dreams" on Marcl
"Mrs. Pat and the Law" is an' Irish
comedy which Theodosia B'urto, '23,
of group three, will direot far the
league party on April 27, while at the
'same party group four will play The
Person in the Chair". with *ehrua,
Leigh Carter, '24, in charge. O MIa
11 group five will be direoted iby lath-
erine Greenough, '23, in the po itc--
tion of "Will O'The Wisp".
Mimes gave two successful one-act
plays lP43t Wednesday and Thrsday
and is planning several more. itn the
near future it expects to brng the
players of the Ypsilanti Little theatre
to the Mimes playhouse.
Play production classes are also
busy as they plan to give a Otbfic
presentation of "Clarence" on M vfrch
30 in University hall.




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rm -O Tday In The Churches


iods to the paleolithic and neolithic 1
apes it the oldeworld presentative will make up the prin- I the attendance at the Sunday o'clock in the evening. "Friendhip
age inhthetolddworld.tItcipaunpartooflthe programeofnAdelphiip
The exhibition consists of two col- cipal part of the program of Adelphi g
ITuesday night. Notice is given thati morning services of Ann Arbor I and Christianity" will be Dr. Stlker'0
lections of two distinctlydifferentTsd churches is any indication, the ser- topic for the evening sermon at 7:30
anytohsrmwndistinctlyediffrenttypes found within 50 rods of each . . mons are extremely appealing and in- o'clock.
other on-the soth-east shore of Baseh public speaking will be welcto e at teresting. The old feeling that church- Special Music At Methodist
L.a.ke in Webster township, Washte- pli catios formembersip if they d-going was merely a duty and not a vISpecial music for tie morning ser-
naw county. The first series is made sepleasure has seemingly disappeared, vice will be: "Pastorale" (Guilmant),
up of several "roughed out pieces" 1_ire._and Sunday morning talks in the vari- Mrs. Rhead; "Romance" (Svendsen).
which are unfinished. They were#Frosi Band Bust Wlf ous churches are something to look I Mr. Clancy and Mrs. Rhead; "Benedic-
Theyawere-froslemenindwhich did not I foreward to with enjoyment. tus" (Gounod), the chorus choinr;
probably 'implements which did not Due to the fact that the directors a "rhe h jo Hgh Wal- "hy A h st o -
measure up to the standard of work- must d all thertimereparing
mans hip thosedays and were i the Varsity band for its spring trip J oles popular novels will be the topic ker), the chorus choir; "Low
thrown away as "spoils." the fresman baned will not be organ- of 1Rev. 11. A. Jump's morning sermoni We" (From Mors at Vita) (Gounad),
The second group consists of stone ized for several weeks. Charles J. at the First Congregational church. i Mrs. Wheeler, Miss Howe, and Mr.
chips or "rejects" of an entire differ- 'Cole, '23, assistant to Capt. W. Wilson,1 "The Problem of Religion" will be the Dewey; Finale jfrom .Sonata I"
ent type. Early man making arrow director of the Varsity band, has i coordinate discussion of the morning. j (Guilmant), Mrs. Rhead; "Offurtoire"
114%96 oi othe tw-lanet(Dfrquenly ) Mrs. Rhead; "0 Light
heaJs or other implements frequently charge of the freshmen. At 12:00 o'clock in the morning, an (Dubois
spoiled one and finding it easier to j Open forum will be held, at which the Divine" (Kastalsky), the chorus!
produce a new work cast the old one in America because similar objects topic of "Michigan's Tree Wealth" will ;choir; "Lift Thine Eyes" (From Eli-
aside. These rejects as they are call- have been found in various sctions be discussed by Prof. Russell Watson, jal) (Mendelssohn) Miss Hollands,
ed are of great significance in de- 1 of Europe, and a more or less accurate of the forestry department. Univer- Miss Martin, and Miss Howe; "Tocca-
terminintg probable stone age dates comparison can be made in this way. sity students will sing at the Univer- to (Dubois) Mrs. Rhead.
sily hospital at 3 o'clock on the after- Bible school at the Church of Christ,
noon, and at 6 o'clock, the students which is meeting temporarily in Lane
G of the Fireside Cht circle will talk hall, will meet at 9:30 o'clock in the
Great Track Carnival Here W ill on "A Survey of March Magazines-- morning. Mr. H. C. Coffman will bej
What Do Students Read?" the teacher. The subject of the morn-
Attract Hundreds Of Entrants Baptistthing s~rvice will be "Intellectual
At the first Baptist church, Rev. R. Measles". The Men's Service club,

su jec s, anu some are raking more.
Sports are popular. One letter says,
"Here we have every sort of athletics
except speedball." Wasedo university
holds championships in rowing, track,
'iennis, baseball, and basketball.
Professor Kennard. of Wasedo uni-
versity, a Michigan graduate who had
charge of the letters, states that these
letters are worth thousands of dollars
to them.
The week beginning March 11 is'
gala week at tars theater, featuring
two great pictures, "The Toll of the
Sea" amid Charley Chaplin in "The Pil-
grim." The "Toll of the Sea" is a
photoplay in natural colors based on
an 01(1 Chinese legend, which states l
that the sea takes in pain and sorrow!
twice the amount of joy it gives. Wh'Ien
an American is washed ashore, Lotus
Flower, a young Chinese girl, revives
him, and her joy knows no limits. She
learmis the truth of the legend when,
after her marriage to the American,
he goes off to his country and leaves
her alone. H-e comes back, but tinder
circumstances which make her look

In regard to the ways in which flu
is transmitted and -the ways it may
be largely prevented, he said, "Flu is
spread by contact infection, hand to
mouth infection, and also by the roll-
er towel, the common, drinking cup,}
and eating utensils that have not been
properly sterilized. The hands should
be thoroughly washed before eating,
promiscuous gatherings of people
should be avoided. The body resist-
ance must be kept up through ventila-
tion at all time, by daily exercise in the
open air, by getting, at least eight
hours of sleep every night, by guard-
ing against expoaure to wet and cold,
and by keeping the daily habits re-

Michigan Students Describe
"Bumming" Tour Of Europe


to the sea for relief from her unhappi-
nes .
Charley Chaplin in his newest com-
edy, "The Pilgrim," is said to rival
"The Kid." The story is that of an
escaped convict who stole the clothes
of a minister, and is mistaken for the
new minister when he hits a small
Texas town. He is unwittingly forced
into the pulpit, and complications fol-
low which out-Chaplin all his former

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,Finely polished bodies lightly work- of runners. The leaders are running,
ing out before the gun announces the j neck and neck. One, a tall lanky red
rsweatered lad, hastens his pace. An-,
first event of the carnival. Handsome iother, a short stocky youngster, also
men, hair smoothed back, prancing up quickens his stride. The two draw'
and down the track, limbering up for apart from the rest of the group. All
the big affair. Interested onlookers, through the race they speed abreast!
following thieir every motion. one another.
.lundreda of athletes there, smiling, At the call of "last lap" they put
determined, happy. Excited coaches every ounce of effort they can com-
flying back and forth from man to mand into the grind. And yet neither
man shouting hurried instructions. can gain. The race ends a draw.
Eager faces of children, eyes agape, j Thirty seconds later the last manI
admiring the wonderfully muscled finishes, fatigued and visibly worn.
men attired in track costume. The grind has told upon him. Then
The hour of the big race approaches. I the hundred; of participants line upj
Ta~nwv r A.A li: " oea n is fsrll'.t rl s r cntair flnil r r-li t..nit -u m !

E. Sayles will have as his subject, taught by Dr. C. Stouffer, will:meet at
"Rediscovering Religion". Morning noon. At 6:30 o'clock in the after-
service is at 10:30 o'clock. The Stu- noon Christian Endeavor will meet.
dent Bible class, lead by Mr. Chapman, "There is a Lad Here" will be the
will meet at 12:00 A. M. Guild friend- 'subject of Rev. L. F. Gundermnan's
ship hour in the church will be held morning sermon at the Trinity Luth-
at 6 o'clock, followed by a devotional eran church. Bible school will meet
meeting at 6:30 o'clock. The subject at 9:30 o'clock in the morning.
of the evening service will be "The Presbyterian
Fight For Character", by Rev. Sayles. At the First Presbyterian church,s
A sermon on "C(oncerning the Holy Rev. Wyman will speak on "Missions:
Spirit" will be given by Rev. S. S. and Civilization", at the morning ser-
Robins, at the Unitarian Church, this vice. Student classes will hold their
morning, following the meeting of the regular meetings. At 6:30 o'clock,
Church School at 9:45 o'clock. At the Francis P. Weisenburger 'will lead
Young People's supper, at 5:45 Christian Endeavor in a discussion of
o'clock, a discussion 3v ill take place "Christianity and the New Social'
inn p rnn in sermon.Tendency".

Two students, Edwin Ide, '23, and
Walter Pear, '23, started last summer
on what is probably one of the most
unique trips ever engaged in by Mich-
igan students. Leaving Detroit. with
only $50 apiece, already they have'
"bummed" their way through Ger-
many, Poland, Austria, Czecho-Slova-
kia, Italy, and England. A large type-
written diary, kept by Ide, has been
received by his friends and is the1
source of the material of this article.
A few of the most interesting ex-
cerpts. follow:
"Saturday, Nov. 4. Today fortune
again smiled upon me, for Chief Re-
cruiting Agent Evans proved to be a
graduate of Ann Arbor in the law
class of 1910. He gave me a fine re-
commendation which secured me a
position on a transatlantic liner . .
Germans Nearly Starved
"Fritzy, a shipmate, has just told
me in German how the people of Bre-
men nearly starved from short ra-
tions during the war . . . He says
they harbor no ill-will against Am-
erica-only France and England.
"We are in Germany at last. Bre-
menhaven. Here we had to break our
traveler's cheques, for marks are
bought only by one dollar at a time-

for a change they will play
piecco like "Margie" or "I'm Forever
Blowing Bubbles."
Use No Cosmetics
"Something I notice about the Ger-
man girls-none of them use cosme-
ties. "Food is ridiculously cheap. We
buy coffee for one cent, ice cream for
two cents, and so on. One can live
indefinitely for a dollar.
"One little girl told' ime today in
broken English that her father earns
but seven thousand marks a week, a
little over our dollar, and out of thia;
has to clothe and feed a whole family.
Poverty is the cause of terrible moral
conditions here.
"We visited a Polish university as
guest~ of one of the students. His
living quarters are cold, damp, ad
without any comforts. These students
study harder and longer than we do,
seemingly disregardful of fellowship
and school spirit.
Italy Dirty
"Italy, especially Naples, is inde-
scribably dirty. Streets and people,
both are filthy.
"In Florence we met an Oxford
scholar. He tells us that the deans
at Oxford hate efficiency-none of

"Java Head" by Joseph Herges-
heimer, is the opening attraction here
on Sunday. The story has to do with I
a seaman of old Salem who rescues a I
high born Chinese girl from ruffians
in China. .Although he loves a girl j
in his home town, he marries her and'
takes his bride home with him.
Leatrice Joy has the role of Taou
Yuen, the Chinese girl, and Jacque-
line Logan plays the part of Nettie,
the Salem girl whom he loves. Albert
SRoscoe portrays the part of Gerritt

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