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FRIDAY, JAN. 5, 4940


Students Of 18
Of Insufficien
Baseball, Cricket, Rug]
Are Highlights Of Ear
Intramural Rivalries
Complaining of having "noth
to do bt walk three blocks to
post office every day, play billiar
remove side-walks, dislocate gal
and parade the streets singing le
sdobgs," the University men of 1
aenounced chess, foot races, whe
barrow steeplechases, and "saw:
our own wood and carrying it u
stairs"' as insufficient athletict
Vetvities for college men. Early s
ent publications filed in the Mic
igan Historical Collections trace t
results of this demand for syste
atnd athletics in the University.
The sports-minded students h
to be satisfied, however, for a wh
with the addition of cricket a
boating in six-oar barges. Disorga
'ized games and gymnastic conte
betWee'n classes prevailed as the o
tS'pes of sport until the introducti
of intercollegiate baseball in 18
The first game with a Detroit sch
found the boys a little hazy as
the rules, the pitchers having
throw underhand with strikes a
balls nonexistent. Having paid
his own expenses, each player h
individual ideas on the proper c
tume for "muffing" and dressed
cordingly. After this first game h
run three and one-half hours a
Michigan was behind by 70-18, dar
ness cut short the eighth inning.
Regents Donate $50
Fired by the students' athletic e
thusiasm, the Regents of 1865 don
ed $50 for the construction of a cr
ket ground. But baseball was t
ruling game; and a tilt between t
senior teams in '68 is described
having begun with the captain
illel To Hear
Dr. Mueschk
'Prof essor Will Discu
Men And Books
Prof. Paul Mueschke of the En
lish department will speak on "M
And Books Which Have Influenc
My Mind" at 8 p.m. today at t
Hille Foundation immediately f
lowing the regular Friday night Co
servative Services.
This is the fifth in a series of tal
-iven by various University profe
sors on alternate weeks on the san
topic. Among those who have a
ready spoken are Prof. Preston SIo
sbn of the history department, Pr
6ro' man Nelson of the English d
partment, Prof. Robert C. Angell
the sociology department and Pr(
ohn 'Shepard of the psychology d
partrnent. Prof. Mentor 'L. Wilia
of the English 'department is a
seheduled to speak this month.
3030 or 7000

46 Complained P lay Schedule Flagstad's Concert
tt A thletics Activity Is Announced Monday Apt To Be
by bat, "getting a ball within range af- By Prof.W indt Final OneLocally
ly ter about fifty had been pitched, Monday, Jan. 15 will probably be
struck to left field and 'secured a Presentations For 1940 thelast chance Ann Arbor music-
base." Wild balls were descriptively Peettos Fr I4 goers will get to hear Kirsten Flag-
dubbed "daisy-cutters" and "sky- Include One-Act Plays, stad, Wagnerian soprano, if she de-
scrapers", and an underhand tosser a , 4 l cides to hold to her promise of re-
ing who did not use them often enough asar, I' Serag io tirement.
the was quickly liquidated as: "In the Recently, the Metropolitan opera
ds, midst of this inning a consultation Play Production's first three pre- star told reporters that she intended
tes, was held among the outside in rela- sentations for 1940 were announced to retire from her singing career af-
wd tion to John's pitching, when it was yesterday by Prof. Valentine B. Windt ter this season and return to her
846 unanimously decided that he gave of the speech department, director of home in Norway. As yet, she has
el- too many fair balls. The remainder the organization, not elaborated upon that statement.
ing of the inning was pitched by Ham- This month the group's only pro- Dr. Charles A. Sink, president of
up- it " Andsothetournamentw duction will be a bill of one-act
- ion." so ournament went plays, the University Musical Society, in-
ac- on until "the spectators were reduc- s he said. These will be pre- dicated yesterday that some tickets
tu- ed to one small boy, (frozen), and rented during the last week in Janu- for the sixth concert in the 61st an-
the game was called with a score of ar . pnual Choral Union Series may still
he. 64-15." Soon after the opening of the be obtained at the School of Music
Field Days Highlight Sports Spring semester, Professor Windt add- otie H v the little ousic
aylmg prs d lyPoutinwl rdc office. However, there is little dout
ed. Play Production will produce
Field days continued to be the "Julius Caesar." Work on this play that Hill Auditorium will be sold-
ile sports highlights of the school year. has already been started. out for the night, he added.
nd "The most expensive medals ever The third play of the year, he ex--
n- awarded" lured contestants into the plained, will be Mozart's "Il Ceraglio,"
three-mile walking race, the boxing a musicale to be given in conjunction Or han Roads
nly and wrestling matches, and the tug- with the School of Music early in
on of-wars of an 1884 track meet. But, March. In past years Play Produc-
63. while the muscle men received only tion has given several plays with the e Pointed O t
ool burnished medals, the fortunate ap- School of Music.
to prehender of a greased pig was hon- Another play will be produced late
to hredwith a $22 set of Dickens. Nev- in March, Professor Windt added, Road Commissioner Cites
ind ertheless,;in spite of the levity of the and the group .will then continue its AadndTukie
nd field days, the University achieved p o r e ntinei AbandonedTrunklines
al -rmnnei necleit et plicy of presentng one play per
iad prominence in intercollegiate meets, month until the end of the semester,
and in 1885 Michigan's F. N. Bonine Play Production has presetned LANSING, Jan. 4. -P)- Stae
ac- ran 100 yards in 10 3/5 seconds de- "Family Portrait" and ". . . one third Highway Commissioner Murray D.
feating contestants of Harvard, Yale, of a nation . . ." so far this semester Van Wagoner today laid in the lap
nd and other eastern schools to be _of the attorney general a controversy
k- crowned, "the champion college run- , provoked by the Highway Depart-
ner of America." A nc e t oo S ment's abandonment of 212 miles of
The word football in 1875 was al= trunkline routes in 18 counties.
n- ways preceded by "Rugby" and had Ar ] f 7 Three counties, Missaukee, Baraga
at- the connotation of "a mob of 100 dl ispl ay and Delta, have refused to accept re-
ic- to 150 chasing a pig-skin over the A sponsibility for the roads, leaving
he campus." Developing the sport ra- At11ain Library them "orphans."
wo pidly, the University was among the To revoke the cancellation of the
as leaders in promoting inter-school trunkline routes, would reopen all
at football. Only recently the New York Age-darkened manuscripts and cancellations made since 1925, he
Times reminisced with the quotation, printed volumes of the Greek and asserted.
-"Princeton played the University of Latin literatures, some dating from The Commissioner said that the
Michigan here on Nov. 4, 1881, in the twelfth century, are being exhib- roads were dropped after a survey
the first intersectional gridiron con- ited in the display cases in the front they had a traffic volume of only
test." corridor of the main library. 156 vehicles a day, compared with
Classical literature has provided the the average for all trunklines of
e theme for the exhibit which centers 1,070 vehicles a day.
'Padded' Pedestrian around the works of such writers as _ ehi__e ____day._
Is Saved From Death Virgil, Euripedes, Pindor and Pliny.
.Ss_______________ In the display are historical, mathe-0 o
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 4.-(AP)-An matical and philosophical works in-
ambulance rolled up to Taylor Hos- cluding Euclid's "Elementary Geo-
g- pital today with a man who had metry" and various works by Dioge-
yen betn hurled across a highway by an nes, Laertius, Pliny and Calerinus. A
ed utomobile. Most of these writings are Latin ARTICLES FOR SALE 3
ed uomoble.translations from the original manu-
he Attendants pulled off a heavy over- scips an wre riga fab - FOR SALE-Typewriter, Underwood
ol- coat,. two sweaters, two shirts, a scripts and were printed as far back No5 dr
n- coat, t sweates, two shirs, a as the fifteenth century. No.-5 standard. $20.00. 718 Mon-
n- lumberjacket, a vest, two pairs of Included in the exhibit is a copy roe. Ph. 2-266. 144
trousers, a suit of unusually heavyofteLinVgaecmgfrm1-
ks underwear a pair of work shoes ,urb o3th centuryVulgateOthr portions MISCELLANEOUS -20
- bers and heavy socks to find Rex of the Bible both in Greek manu- -
ie Barroni, 56. He had minor bruises. script and Latin printed forms are LOST-On campus gold ring con-
L- Physicians said he might have been in the exhibiting aua arine stones. Bad
)s- killed but for his "padding." The printed books are for the cut. Valuable only to owner Re-
of boks ae fo the ward. Phone 8428.
f. most part in their original bindings, __ar__. __Phone ____8428.__
e- strongly bound in vellum and fre- NEAR LAWYERS' CLUB-Upper
of Alumni Secretaries Visit quently a clasp attached for safekeep- front three rooms furnished apart-
fle- R. Of M. Club Meetings . Some pages of both the manu- ment. Electrically equipped kitch-
scripts and printed books are pro- en,'shower. 602 .Monroe.
S Robert Q. Morgan, assistant secre- fusely decorated with miniature hand
Ao tary of the Alumni Association, at- paintings or ornate borders. OPPOSITE Rackham Building ap-
tended a reorganization meeting of proved rooms for girls. Two
the University of Michigan Club of singles and one suite. 917 E. Hu-
St. Clair last night at the St. Clair Speech Teachers Attend ron. 8671 Phone.
Inn, after attending a similar meet- Convention At Chicago WANTED-People to try delicious
ing Wednesday in Bay City. home cooked meals at 914 Hill St.
T. Hawley Tapping, general secre- Michigan was the best represented Ph. 4546. 147
tary of the Association, held a meet- of any school or state in the country
ing with the University of Michigan at the 24th Annual Convention of HIGHEST CASH PRICE paid for
Club of Los Angeles Tuesday. Teachers of Speech held Dec. 27, 28 your discarded wearing apparel.
and 29 at the Stevens' Hotel in Chi- Claue Brown, 512 S. Main Street.
sago, Prof. G. E. Densmore, chair- 146
man of the speech department, said
yesterday. DUPLICATE BRIDGE, Friday eve-
Of the 950 college teachers of nings, McKenney Hall, Ypsilanti,
speech who attended the convention starting Jan. 5, at 7:30. 35c per
from 45 states of the union, 89 of person. Ph. Ypsi 317. 143
uas ~~them were from the state of Michi-MEL ---
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gan and 13 represented the niver- dinersy. or $4.ng. weelan
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6468. 142
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Men Take Office
Under Jef fries
Krause, Witherspoon, And
Oakman Take Up Head
Positions In Detroit
A quartette o Michigan graduates
assumed top positions in Detroit's
municipal administration as the new-
ly-elected Mayor Edward J. Jeffries

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FRIDAY, JAN. 5, 1940

. ...

FRIDA. JAN. 5. 1940 V-
VOL. L. No. 72
To the members of the Universityt
Council: There will be no meeting oft
the University Council in January.
Louis A. HIopkins, Secretary
Faculty, School of Education: TheI
January faculty meeting has been

as will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday,
Jan. 6, in 309 Chemistry Building.
Mr. Taras' department of specializa-
tion is Chemistry. The title of his
thesis is "The Preparation of Tetra-
arylmethanes. Th4e Reaction of Tri-
arylchloromethanes with Organo-
magnesium Reagents."
Professor C. S. Schoepfle as chair-
nan of the committe will n VY nd ' t

postponed and will be held on Jan. th1amition. Be ctio uofth
regime officially entered office this ti, rather than on Jan. 8 he examination. By diretion of the
week.,-aExecutive Board, the chairman has
Jeffries, only 39 years old, who was the privilege of inviting members of
graduated from the University in Applications in Support of Re- the faculty and advanced doctoral
1924, receiving both his law and bach- search Projects: To give the Research candidates to attend the examina-
elor of arts degrees here in that year, Committees and the Executive Board tion and to grant permission to others
thus joined the ranks of other Michi- adequate time for study of all pro- who might wish to be present.
gan alumni who have achieved fame posals, it is requested that faculty C. S. Yoakum
in public office. mnlbers having projects needing sup-
Paul E. Krause, '24L, Jeffries' room- port during 1940-1941 file their pro- . ROTC Advanced Course Students:
mate at the University for six years, posals in the Office of the Graduate Commutation checks will be disbursed
and law partner of the new mayor School by Jan. 12, 1940. Later re- from Headquarters today between
after their graduation, was appoint- quest will, of course, be considered the hours 1:30 and 4:00 p.m.
ed municipl Corporation' Counsel. toward the close of the second sem-
Krause is also 39 years old. ester. Those wishing to renew pre- Student Loan Committee:meeting
John H. Witherspoon, who was vious requests whether now receiv- will be held in Room 2, University
graduated from the literary college ing support or not should so indicate. Ball;be held.7nomu2, Un.rsy
here in 1924 and the law school three Application forms will be mailed or All applications to be considered for
years later, was made chief assistant can be obtained at Secretary's Office, the meetingmust be ,filed in Room
corporation counsel for the city of Room 1508 Rackham Building. Tele- 2hbefeetn nonfJan.8,and
Detroit. Witherspoon is also distin- phone 331. appointments made with the Com-
guished for his youth, being only 36 C. S. Yoakum. mittee.
years old.
Also appointed to high office in February Candidates for the Teach- The University Bureau of Ap-
Detroit was Charles G. Oakman, '26, er's Certificate: The Comprehensive Ten siydBOce al or
real estate and insurance man. Oak- Examination in Education will be poantments and Occupational Infor-
man assumes tre position of secre- given on Saturday, Jan. 6 from 9 to win Cis rv ice eaitios
try to the mayor. _ 12 o'clock (and also from 2 to 5 lowing Civil Service examinations.
o'clock) in the auditorium of the Last date forfiling application is
W r ISF dD d University High School. Students noted in each case:
Worker Is Found Dead UnvriyHg1Sho.Suet United.States Civil Service: Special
having Saturday morning classesAUn iled , AeCnauticsuhiy
VASSAR, Mich., Jan. 4.-(P)-Boys may take the examination in the Agent, Civil Aeronautics Authority.
skating on the Cass River found the afternoon. Printed information re- Salary, $3,800. Jan. 23. Assistant
body of John Wilczak, 55-year-old garding the examination may be Special Agent, Civil Aeronautics Au-
foundry worker, on the ice beneath secured in the School of Education thority, Salary, $3,200. Jan. 23. Sta-
the Michigan Central Railroad bridge office. tistical Supervisor, salary, $3,200. Jan.
tonight. 23. Junior Pultry Aid, Salary, $1,440.
Wilczak apparently had slipped and -t-,Jan. 23.
falle from the bridge while going Directed Teaching, Qualifying Ex- Michigan Civil Service: Right of
homlen from two rk. e hleg i Way Engineering Draftsman Al, sal-
.r amination :Al students expecting to WyEgneigDatmnAsl
home fromwork. _ _do directed teaching next semester ary range, $140-160. Jan. 4. (Open
1 are required to pass a qualifying ex- to men only). Petroleum Geologist
"The Hitching Post" is the name of amination in the subject which they (Continued on Page 4)
the view date bureau on the Univer- expect to teach. This examination
sity of Kentucky campus. will be held on Saturday, Jan. 6, at
1 p.m. Students will meet in the CORRECTION
auditorium of the University High
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