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Vol IV.


No. 16

GIVES LAWS LEAD I~vsi~o~~n otb o- DIES AFTER 41
GIVE LA S LE D !"P'reventive medicine mast be sup-
~portedby the community at large and YEARS' SERVICE
dic s ( Close Will in Department must be put in the bands of men who 1
Lrague Upets Staiidiogs of are specialized," said Prof. A. W. Hew-
Three Leaders lett in a lecture on "The Conquest of Dr. Angell Brought Him Here From
-lh Inefectious Diseases" in the west University of Vermont
IEVISED SCHEItILE 111lADE PUBLIC amphitheater of the medical building in 1872.
Tuesday night. "The time is coming,"
Standing of the Departnent Leagne. he said, "when every health officer HAS BEEN ILL NEARLY A MONTH.
on Lost yet. shall require special training and the
Laws. .. ..............3 2 .600 1office will not be open to private prac- Prof. Charles S. Denison died yes-
Medics .......... A .514 l.7titioners. terday morning after 41 years of con-
Engineers ... .. , .500 "The advance of medicine during tinuous service for the university. He
t~is~s vm lihi lass. 21 years." said the speaker,h
Liets .. .... .... 4 had been indisposed since commence-
has been effective through prevention ad been.indispod s commence-
Theismrdlbsinwcurernmthiseaccountethement week, but, although his condition
rather than cure; on this account the . .
2 to I last Tuesday afternoon. The irwas such as to cause his friends con-
emost wonderful triumphs have not .
game was one of the most exciting n siderable worry, he refused resolutely
that has been seen this year, neither a' ppreciated by the average lay- to give up, and had not been confined
team scoring until thle' last of filhe a 'to his bed much of the time. After a
fourth whe s Leggett's error allowed restless night, he rose early yesterday
Rlybahch to draw first. blood for the PLEADS FOR WIDER USE OF morning and dressed. Shortly after-
medics. The s' 'ineers" stamed off wards he complained of faintness, and
with a rush in the fifth, but were had his attendant help him to a couch.
forced to be content with tying the. The attendant left the room to get him
score when Essery's single brought Professir lis of Iarvard Talks a glass of water, and returned to find
iiens Ir Smith* On the Presentation of him dead.
Wiiser aid Grylls eh itched. He was born in Gambier, Ohio, July
li irst game isv their respective 12, 1849. His father was the Rev. Geo.
teais, both showing decidedly good . Denison, a Yale graduate, and a de-
form. The medic twirler was especial-! Emphasizing the need of a larger scendant of Captain George Denison
ly effective in deceiving the engineer vocabulary of geographical terms and of Stonington, Connecticut, who came
batters, whiffing eight and alloingi the importance of the use of drawings, to America in 1631. Upon the death of
only two hits. ressor W. i. Davis, of Harvard, il the father, the family moved to Lock-
A decided improvement in fileding lustrated various methods of present- port, U. Y., where the son was fitted
was shown by both teams only one er- ini teographical facts, in his lecture for college. In 1867 he entered Nor-
ror being chalked up against the imed- O "The Front Range of the Rocky wich University, Vermont, and after
ics and three' against th engineers, Mountains," Wednesday afternoon, one year changed to the University of
The feature of th gain was an un- i s"When we grow up we enlarge our Vermont, where he received the degree
assisted double sissy by Mie, e busienss and professional vocabular- of Bachelor of Science in 1870. The
i lrs t s lihas been pulled oft this year. esli esaid, "but in our geography following year he took the degree of
Clay, the medic first baseman, also w stiii use the terms of our child- Civil Engineer, and in 1874 that of
distinsguished himself by pulling down hood." Professor Davis said that many Master of Sience at the same institu-
a hotliner which would have other- epeditions for geographical explora- tion.
wise been god for two bases. tions paid more attention to the camp He has been connected with the Uni-
A. league meeting was called during outlit and other necessities than to the versity of Michigan since 1872, when he
the medic-engineer game last Tuesday,I mental equipment necessary for the came here as instructor in engineering
at which it wa s decided that the lit- ikc, austud hence their hearers or read- and drawing. In 1882 he became as-
medic' game formerly scheduled fir' ers of such reports fail to get a clear sistant professor of descriptive geom-
the opening week, should be forfeited impression of the true geographical etry, stereometry and drawing. Since
to the medics inasmuch as the lIts aspects of the country described. 1901 his title has been professor of
had failed to show ip al that time. c mosi satisfactory method oi stereometry, mechanism and drawing.
As a result of this decision, the med- esentatis, siccording to the lecturer, When the United States government
ics now stand second in the leagne,ws secusred with the aid of drawing organized an expedition in 1873 to es-
(Continued on page 3) and the use of geographical terms, tablish the boundaries between the
n etus eressing graphically and with- territories of Washington and Idaho,
sliout superfluous language the present Prof. Denison was appointed astrono-
PROF L TILDEN DISCUSSES stage of development of a region, mer and surveyor for the party. The
OROWN-STR AI ON R GES itusi t.unduy einphasizing the his- results of this expedition were embodi-
CROWN-TRAIN N BRID E r Iso 1fit changes which have re- ed in a report prepared by him in con-
sulted in the present condition, as has junction with Mr. Reeves. He has pub-
Interesting results of experiments been the tendency in the past. lished papers on various other topics
in a comparatively new field of engi -related to his profession. He was a
neering research were shown by Prof. Dr Peterson Will Repeat Lecture, member of the Michigan Engineering
C. . Tilden Tuesday afternoon in a I"The fights of the Unborn Child," society, the Detroit Engineering soci-
lecture dealing with the effect of nov- the lecture delivered two weeks ago by ety, and the Society for the Promotion
ing crowds upon bridges and similar Dr. Reuben Peterson, will be repeated of Engineering Education.
structurss. next1 Tusday evening at 8:00 o'clock, Dr. Angell, who, shortly after he
While allowance for the forceus ex- in the amphitheatre of the medical came here from the University of Ver-
iried by greati nvasses of people has building. At the first lecture 200 peo- nont, sent for Prof. Denison to take
always been made by engineers in tle were turned away after the stand- a place on his faculty, of course knew
bridges and similar str utusres, no x- ing roominthe amphitheatre had been (Continued on page 3)
tU nded experiments have been made filled up. Many requests for the repe-
looking toiard the accurate meas- tition of the talk have been received
urement of such pressures until re- siuce that time.
c Ivtly. As a result of these inves -
tigations it appears that the old maxi- Former "Daily" Editor's Father Dies.
ssmum of 100 pounds hert siuare foot, Word has been received of the death Forecast for Ann Arbor.
which engineers have long used as the I of James M. Pennell of .Cheboygan, fa- Cooler this 'evening. Probable
basis of their calculations, is much iher of Frank Pennell, managing edi- thunder showers. Friday fair and
less than the actual downward force for of the Michigan Daily last year. cooler. Moderate east to south winds
oxerted by a quiet crowd, while the Mr. Pennell was the senior member of becoming variable.
force expended by the same crowd ris- the firm of Pennell Brothers, marble Yesterday's Temperatures,
ing fronm a sitting position to an up- and granite dealers, and a member of Maximum 87; minimum 71. Wind
ight one is nearly twice as griat. the Cheboygan board of supervisors. velocity 18. Precipitation .0.
'ngineers have always, hoever, ad- The funeral was held last Sunday at One year ago: maximum 72; mini-
(Continued on page 4) the residence of the deceased. mum 54. Precipitation .03.

Prof. U. B. Phillips, in his lecture
yesterday morning on "Plantation
Life in the Ante-Bellum South" de-
scribed the topography, people, in-
dustries and resources of our far
south. He emphasized particularly,
the interesting conditions that exist

Inopportune Slide of Heating Tunnel
Wall Causes Delay and

among the inhabitants; their environ- The lives of a dozen men were im-
ment and ambitions; the relation be- periled, and considerable damage was
tween the plantation owners and their occasioned when one hundred feet of
the big ditch north of the medical
employees; the evolution and devel- building caved in without warning
opment of plantation life, and the im- Wednesday afternoon.
provements since the abolition of slav- Bwen ternoon.
ery, especially among the negores. HeWHermen temediuildinand
waterman Wymnasium gymnasium
detailed the cultivation of rice, sugar
the noe- tunnel is to rho west some
and cotton and the modes of preparing 'hun etndiconce thsthe
and ranporingthesam tomaret.hundred feet and connected with the
and transporting the same to market. old substation. In excavating there
a firmer soil was encountered than in
MICHIGAN MEN UNITE WITH the previous work, and it was not
thought necesnary toput in the brac-
EASTERNERS IN SOCIAL WORK ing which had hitherto been used. As
{the big steam shovel continued to pile
Is Only Wester School Represented 'tons of dirt alongside, a large crack
on Nine Civic Service . appeared in the side of the ditch. It
Conimittees. began to widen perceptibly, but was
not thought to be serious. Unfortu- -
nt ll tha dith ha h~r nrlalia

Social work for Michigan graduates
has become a working ideal in New
York and Philadelphia. Nine Civic
Service Committees which have been
recently organized in New York City,
represent nine colleges, Amherst, Co-1
lumbia, Cornell, Harvard, Michigan,
Pennsylvania, Princeton, Williams,
and Yale, for the purpose of putting
college graduates who locate in that
city in touch with the opportunity for
real social service.
The idea is to get the young college
man, fresh from school and full of
enthusiasm, to become interested in
some civic movement. This social
work is found in various organiza-
tions, the settlement, boy's club work,
the big brother movement, the boy
scout movement, public school ath-
letics, the recreation pier, charity or-
ganizations, political parties, the Y. M.
C. A., and military work.
The committee is put into touch with
those who intend to locate in New
York and offers each man an oppor-
tunity to spend one evening a week in
some such useful and agreeable oc-
cupation asthose mentioned.
In Philadelphia this work is in the
hands of one committee representing
six colleges: Harvard, Yale, Pennsyl-
vania, Princeton, Michigan, and Hav-
erford. The committee attempts the
same task as those in New York and
is known as the Alumni Social Ser-
vice Committee. A Michigan man, O
W. Perrin, '01, is treasurer.
Michigan is theronly western school
represented in work of this kind with
the larger universities in the east.
The headquarters for the work in New
York is the Student Club, 554 W. 114th
St., and is in charge of Dr. R. S. Cope-
land, '89h, chairman.
'09 Engineer Takes Important Position
Fred Zeder, '09E, was recently ap-
pointed to the position of consulting
engineer of the Studebaker corpora-
tion. Since leaving school he has been
employed by a large Milwaukee firm
and by the Studebaker company, as
consulting engineer of the E. M. F.
plant, the auto division, and later as
head of the chemical and electrical

' Ue y oe ace was nere paraie led
by the old tunnel, which was not re-
inforced and unable to withstand the
added ,burden of the excavated dirt.
It suddenly collapsed and precipitated
large masses of earth into the exca-
At the time there were eight or ten
men in the ditch. That they escaped
injury speaks volumes for their celer-
ity in movement and their ability to
scale almost perpendicular walls. All
had narrow escapes, though some man-
aged to take their tools with them in
the dash for safety.
Mr. H. E. Hite, the foreman on the
excavation part of the work, in speak-
ing of the catastrophe said, "The ac-
cident occurred at a rather unfortu-
nate time, because we were crowded
and were pushing the work right
along. It will cost at least $2500 to re-
pair the damage besides delaying the
job at least a week." It is said, how,
ever, that the work of repair will be
(Continued on page 4)
Work decidedly above that of the
average cast of amateurs character-
ized the public recital of "Romeo and
Juliet" given by the class in Shakes-
pearean reading before a capacity
audience in Sarah Caswell Angell Hall
last night.
Edward Moseman, who has taken
part in several of the Union operas,
and in plays presented by Proscenium,
was the star of the cast. His work
in the last scene merited all the ap-
plause which an enthusiastic audience
gave it. Mary A. Bronson, who played
Juliet in the tomb scene, contributed
no small share toward making it stand
out above all others.
Probably the first Chinaman to take
part in university .dramatics in Amer-
ica, is Y. F. Jabin Hsu, whose acting
in the scene in Friar ,Lawrence's cell
won him a place among the best in
the cast. Louis Eich, in the balcony
scene was also excellent. The rest of
the parts were taken in a creditable

At 3:45 P. M. Annual Summer School Engagement Remaining Seats WilR Be
Sold at the Door
Love's Labour's Lost OF
.en Greets Woodland Players .
At 8 P. M. General Admission
The Tempest Campus Theatre Thursday, July 31 50 Cents

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