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A IDA GE " TWO

THE MICHIGAN

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FRTDAYITA L VARY 0. 1931

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Varsity Glee Club
GROUP LJ'al sp;iirrFIVE KILLEDSCOR
SPECIAL TRAIN
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Was Organized 72 Years Ago by
Men Primarily Intrested
in Convivial Club.
HELD NUMEROUS TITLES
Has Taken Annual Tours Since
1890; Extended Trips
Started in 1902.
By Jerry E .E nthal, '31.u
Seventy-two vcaI ao a small
group of sttu7.?ts, inteested pri-
marily in forming a cheerful con-1
vivial club and secondarily in or-
ganizing a socicty for the pirpose
of giving vent to their m tal-
ents, formed Il V,:, 13 eo Qflb
which has existed see then under'
various name : :: mt}.ude of
.sizes. -
Since then the clb. which is the
oldest student organization on cam.- Five persons were killed and a
pus, has become one of the most Southern railway was derailed on a
popular and active societies and ploughed into an embankment and
has achieved an enviable reputa- a high rate of speed when the loco
tion all over the country. Its trips,
which it has taken since 1890, have ber of the club in recent years.
carried the name of Michigan toberoft.cM ire entdiear
all parts of the country and have of Earl V. Moore, present director
plydno little part in giving Mich- o the School of Music, was one of'
played noltl ati iigMc~the club's conductors and to him
fgan the nation-wide fame which it pheclysgoedutrsadtof build-
enjoys ~~principally goes the creditofbid
fNageoys. ing up the organization to what it
Name Changed Frequently. is today. Moore led the club for 23
Not much is known of the club's years. In 1914, Theodore Harrison
history before 1890 except that its took his place and he in turn was
name was changed frequently and succeeded by Oscar Lee Bowen in
Vhat its existence, dependent en- 1917. Harrison returned to the di-
tirely on the members themselves, rectorship in 1923 and in 1925 Johnf
was decidedly precarious. In 1890,
however, it took- the name of the wheeler took it over for two years
'Varsity Glee club and made several Harrison again was director rn .
Varsty lee lubandmadesevral1927 and left the post last year. Ar-
trips. To be sure, these trips were thur Hackett is the present leader
of no great distance consisting of o h ~

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Oldest Student

Organization on

Campus

E INJURED WHEN FLORID A-BOUND
JUMPS RAJLS ON MOUNTAIN CURVE
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IflIfiM TREE-SITTING CAT TRIES TO,, SET
NEW ALTITUDE ENDURANCE RECORD
Jealous of human records in the continuous residence *n a tree, or
gentle sport of tree sitting, whi whether it becane frightened at
has come into vogue of late, a grey the thought of climbing down a-
band white alley cat climbed up to gain. not willing to risk one of its
Robert Campbell Gives Address!the crotch of a large elm tree 10- nine lives against the force of grav-
at Initiation Ceremonies, cated on the corner of Packard and ity is not known, but it elected to
anquet in Union. Thompson streets at exactly 1:15 ,send the night aloi.
o'clock Wednesday afternoon. Whe- At exactly :45 o'clock Thursday
Fourteen juniors and three sen- ther the feline was actually at- afternoon two enterprising or an-
iors representing the band, glee tempting to set a new record tor noyed students cameto the rescue.
club and orchestra were initiated1-
into Alpha Epsilon Mu, honorary
musical fraternity, W e d n e s d a y
night at its semi-annual initiation NOW 2:0Y:40
held at the Union. SHOWING E:00-9:00
Following the initiation ceremon-
es, a banquet was held in the small
dining hall on the main floor whe:e
talks by Robert A. Campbell, treas-
urer of the University and sponsor
of the band and glee club, and-
Prof. David Mattern, director of the >*.
orchestra, gave the principal ad-
dresses.
Those who comprise the list of
new members are Kenneth Ball,
'325M: Clyde Blovc1, '31A; Earl
Burnett, '3lSM; H{arvey Deinzer,
'32: Bernard Hirsch, '32SM; Georgeit O
Innes, '32E; Warren Ketcham, '32- with DOUG
SM; George Matthews, '32SM; Har- A A KJ
old MacLean, '32E; Louis Scovill,
'32; Fuller Searles 2E; Pau Simp- A mother's faith and a sweetheart's cour-
son, '32SM; Gardner Smith. '32; COMING SUNDAY
Lyle Smith, '32SM; Russell Trout-"MC O age, pitted against the guns of gangland.
man, '32SM; Eric Wild, '32SM; Cle- Different from any story you've ever seen.
ment Wright, '31E.

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score were injured when the Florida-bounc Suwanee special of the
mountain curve near Helenwood, Tenn. The locomotive (extreme right)
seven steel cars hurtled past the engine. The train was traveling at
omotive left the tracks.
GREENE-ADDRESSES
'PSYCHOLOGY CLUB
Social Science Fellow Speaks
on Difficulties of
Mental Tests.
Difficulties in employing mental a
tests rising from differences in
language training and ability have
been largely overcome by a new
type of test which he has devised,
pointed out Dr. Edward Greene, so-

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concerts in Detroit, Ypsilanti and
Jackson, but they served to give the
organization the publicity it need- This present year is one of the'
ed and since then its renown has most successful years in the club's
gradually increased. history. With one of the largest
Extended trips were first taken in number of men in its history tak-
1902. In this year, the club toured ing part, the organization has had
the entire Middle West and South a talking picture made of it, has
W e s t visiting Oklahoma, Kansas, taken severai trips to Detroit as well
Arkansas, Nebraska and the other as other Michigan cities, and has;
stags in the Missouri and Missis- sponsored the Denishawn dancers
sippi valley. The present junior here to raise money for the Europ-
United State's senator from Michi- ean trip which will be taken this
gan, Arthur H. Vandenberg, was a summer.
member on this tour. The newest deveopment that the
Visited Pacific Coast. club is undertaking is the forma-
Other trips to the South and East tion of a Freshman Glee club, the
were ta: en following this one, and organization of wh_'h will takel
in 1914'the club astounded the col- place next semester. The present
legiate musical world by taking a officers of the club asi Jerome
trip to the Pacific coast. On this H o w e11, '31, president; Romine
trip, Chase Baromeo, the present Hamilton, '32SM, vice president;
Chicago grand opera star, was a William Kearns, '32, librarian; and
soloist. Gayle Chaffin, '32, manager.
The trip proved so successful thatG C , m
another Pacific coast trip, this time
in 1923, was attempted, but due to BRIGHT SPOT
a railroad strike which held up the
trip in Denver, many engagements 802 Packard Street
had to be cancelled and the tour TODAY, 5:30 to 7:30
resulted in a disastrous failure. BROILED FILLET OF HADDOCK
Several persons of note in all FRIED OYSTERS
walks of life have been members CHEESE OMELETTE
of the club while in attendance at PESS IAHCROS
EASPINACH, CARROTS,
Michigan. Barre Hill, baritone with NOODLES.
the Chicago Civic Opera company ROAST PORK
is one of them as is Stewart Hill, MASHED OR PARSLEY
soloist with Waring's Pennsylvan- POTATOES
ians. Kirk Kremlick, who is active CHOICE OF VEGETABLES
in the diplomatic service in Wash- E35c
ington, is another who was a mem-
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cial science fellow, in his talk be-
fore the Psychological Journal club I
last night.
Elimination of former troubles
has been brought about by the use
of mazes and of feature discrim-
ination problems, Dr. Greene said.
The latter tests, he explained, con-
sist of rows of simple faces in which
one feature is the same on all but
one of the faces.
This test makes possible a large
range of difficulty, so that rows of
eight faces require high powers of
discrimination for successful solu-
tions, he said.

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