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Vol. VI.


No. 22

MNY OGV GAIN "Big Day!" Hurrah! Bang!
it .Then Squawk! Splash! Finis!
FOG ASTCONCEDtody Ann Arbor's "i Day" started yes- vied with each other -in popularity,

School of Music Quartet Stars in Final
Summer Song Fest at
That it takes more than rain to keep
Ann Arbor music lovers away from
something good was demonstrated last
night when the largest audience that
has ever assembled to hear a summer
concert gathered in Hill Auditorium to
listen to the last summer faculty con-
cert. And they were amply rewarded
for their pains, for the program was
one of the most delightful and well
balanced of the whole series.
The quartet composed of Messrs.
Kenneth N. Westerman, Walter S.
Westerman, U. Stanley Wilson, and
Harry Carlson, did excellently. They
did especially well in F. F. Bullard's
"Winter Song," and "The Friars'
Song," which was given as an encore.
Miss Nora Crane Hunt pleased as
usual. Her rendition of Harriet Ware's
"Joy of the Morning," was well appre-
ciated and she responded with a
charning lullaby as an extra selection.
Mr. Albert Lockwood, head of the
piano department of the school of
music, played brilliantly. His playing
of the "Penitential Song," by Beeth-
oven-Liszt, and Tschaikowsky's,
"Scherzo a le Russe," was all that
could be desired. He executed many
spirited runs with a firm touch, and
his technique was faultless.
The summer choral union's singing
of Gounod's, "Galliai," proved to be
the big number on the program. With
Miss Ada Grace Johnson carrying the
difficult soprano role, and Mr. Earl
Vincent Moore playing an excellent ac-
companiment on the organ, the produc-
tion was meritorious. The harmony
was well sustained throughout, and
considering the few rehearsals that
had been held, Mr. Westerman can
well be complimented -on the character
of the performance.
Winnar Will Play Mack for Place in
Final Round of
When Offut defaulted to Alexandr
yesterday, Alexander was advanced to
the semi-finals of the racquet match,
and will play Mack to see which will
play Baker for the final round. Alex-
ander has proved to be the real "dark-
horse" of the tournament, and has
been coming well all summer. Mack
seems to have the odds, however, and
is expccted to win both games.
Time may be extended forthe play-
ing off the doubles until next week, al-
though many will have examinations
conflicting. A schedule is posted on
the bulletin board in Huston's for
both matches. Scores should be mark-
ed up there immediately.
Classes in interpretative reading will
give a recital of miscellaneous read-
ings, this evening at 8:00 o'clock, in
Sarah Caswell Angell hall. The pro-
gram will be as follows: "The Ship
of Faith," C. H. Fuerstenau; "Sam
Weller's Valentine," J. O. Cooper; "Rip
Van Winkle," F. W. Bathurst; "Old
Man and Jim," A. M. Beham; "Count
Gismond," G. S. Babbit; "Mr. Dooley
on War," M. I. Surine; "Ballad of
Francois Villion," G. A. Brown; "Mr.
Coon and Mr. Rabbit," M. A. Regan;
"Long to'ds Night," A. E. Fanson;
"Squire Hawkins's Story," G. D.

2:30 o'clock-"Scope and Aim of Y. terday morning with a bang, but end-
W. C. A. Work," Miss Lelia S. Wil- ed last night with a. splash.
sari, High School. The sight of a gala crowd in fIan-
3:00 o'clock-"A Trip Around the nelo and smiles robed too much of a
World" (illustrated), Mrs. Thomas
C. Trueblood, Science lecture room, temptation for Jupiter Pluvius, and he
tnn k1 l thin it nf th liv- of thn

while the parade was as long as the
advance notices said it was going to
be,-meaybe longer.
In the afternoon, comedy acrobats,
heroic pie-eaters and crying babies
entered in a contest, were the center
of tn~v f Aeroniane fliz hts fniled

Wiring and Plastering Nearly Fin-
ished; Blackboard Work Held
Up by Strike

HihShol or i 10Joy our o 1e1cves o Lie o ln ees . orpar 11g16Ll
celebrators late yesterday afternoon, to lessen the attraction of the good old
5:00 o'clock-- " Photographic Tri- letting loose a "little bit of Heav- fashion sport of borse racing, and Michigan's new science building is
umphs in Astronomy" (illustrated), it." even the band failed to spoil the after- rapidly nearing completion. In a few
Dr.IP. W. Merrill, West lecture Instead of the airy sunmmer dance to noon for many. weeks, the university will boast of the
coon, Physical laboratory. be held ir front of the court house, 'ihe supreme attraction of the day rost compietely eqripper brilding of
8:00 o'clock -Miscellaneous read- those who wished to trip the light far- came about 5:00 o'clock. It was shel- its kirr it the country.
rogs: The Class to Interpretative tastic did it in boots and slickers over ter, for it began to rain. The crowd During the past week, wiring on the
Reading under the direction of Mr, wet curbings and slippery sidewalks. huddled under cover for a long time. buidirg was finisred, aid lhe plaster-
Louis Rich, Sarah Caswell Angell The only pumps in evidence were the Then the band men emptied out their ing nearly accomplished. Iron guards
hall,mechanical kind. instruments and went home. The one aryspire on guar-
on tie stairways are iow being li-
At that the day was not a failure. crowd followed, about as cheerful as stalled by one gang of men, while an-
DORMITORY WORKMAN KILLED In the morning, the tug-of-war, the water soaked biscuits. other is placing 172 mushroom caps
WHEN SCAFFOLDING COLLAPSES base ball game, and the free cigars At that, it was a "Big Day." for ventilation purposes. Although
- work on putting up the blackboards
Godlip Snyder Dies On Operating DI1nr n A was delayed last week because of
Table After Falling 4( R ECUU(LIULOlabor troubles, it is expected that ev-
Feet erything will be ready to open the
i~rnn r~ n iairiiri nil rririnii PflIfliT latest addritions to tire rarmpus building
Godlip Snyder, a bricklayer work- when school opes ii the fall.
ing on the new Martha Cook dormi- U Built at a total cost of $400,000, the
tory, was fatally injured this morning new science building will be replete
at about 11:00 o'clock, when the sca- Staiding tooi Only lor Late Ar- Mr. Triieme Traces Ci ilization n i all modern conveniences. It will
folding, on which he was working, rivals at Lecture on "Humor France and Shows Effect house the departments of botany,
came loose at one and end dropped and Morality" on World zoology, forestry, minerology, geology,
him a distance of about 40 feet to the and psychology.
iran on the same scaffolding, saved I-PROFESSOR l"HII)AY EETUIRNS
himself from injury by grasping a "Humor is the appreciation of the "Beauty, faith, truth, duty, morality, FROM IVlORK IN LOS ANGELES
rope, situation in which man finds himself, taste, style, elegance, order, form, pre- -
Snyder was taken to the University the power to rise above the interests cision, clearness, universality; this is Prof. David Friday of the economics
Hospital, and died on the operating with which he is engaged at the mo- the spirit of French civilization," said department, and Mrs. Friday returned
table a half an hour after the accident. menth and to reduce them to their Prof. H. Thieme in his lecture yester- last Sunday from California, where
The dead man lived in Ann Arbor, proper significance and importance in day afternoon ou "The Spirit of Prof. Friday has been assisting Prof.
and leaves a wife and four children. the great whole of things of which it French Civilization." Henry Adams of the economics faculty
is but a minor part," declared Prof. "The essential characteristic of the in appraisal work. Prof. Friday's
MICHIGAN UNION CAMPAIGN ALL R. M. Wenley it his lecture on "Humor French spirit has been organization work wah in Las Angeles, where he
SET FOR FINAL 1IG SPRINT and Morality," Tuesday afternoon, be- and unity. All through history France was working on the valuation of street
fore an audience so large that it taxed has absorbed people from tire sur- franchises for condemnation purposes,
Many Committeemen Invent New the capacity of the west physics lec- rounding countries. But she has al- for the Southern California Edison
Stunts For Interesting Alumni in ture room. ways assimilated them, and the result cosmpany. Prof. and Mrs. Friday re-
Great Project "Humor is not wit, nor the ability to has been a contribution to her unity turned by way of the San Francisco
say sharp and stinging things. It is and originality. France has always Exosition, Vancouver and the Can-
Letters are being received daily the great antiseptic in our life which dominated the world intellectually. adian rockies. While oin the trip, they
fron all parts of the country, report- prevents one from becoming a pessi- Thie reason for this has been the spirit saw many Michigan people, including
ng that the organization for the Mich- mist or rubbing his soul to rags. In of her civilization." Prof. Trueblood of the oratory depart-
igan Union campaign is being rapidly the irony of Socrates men were taught "Beauty with France has been a ment, and prominent alumni.
shaped up and the final details ar- that the conceit of knowledge ill be- part of her religious faith. Beauty
ranged. Sub-committees are being or- came them, and that what they knew and faith developed side by side dur- MR. E. J. McNAMARA LEAVES TO
ganized to suit the specific needs of was as nothing compared to the great ing the centuries from the year 1000 SING WTH SCHUmANN-EINCK
the communities and the men are just unknown. In the gemnial treatment of to 1500. Religion was the chief stand-
waiting now for the opening of the man by Shakespeare we are such stuff ard during this period. Ideals of --
campaign. as dreams are made of, and in the beauty gradually deeloped until faith Mr. Edward J. McNamara, who has
One letter received within the last kindly picture in Goethe's "Paust" we education and art became expressed been studying in the school of music
ew days announces the appointment of come to appreciate the true value of in the cathedral. Faith was beauty under Mr. Theodore Harrison this
a "rate" committee whose duty is to human life." personified, beauty was faith realized. summer, left last night for Chicago,
get the financial rating of each alum- "Man lives out his life on three Faith and beauty became the founda- where he will join Madam Schumann-
nus in the district and then they will grounds of existence, animal, social tion of French morals." Heick. He will remain in Chicago
be solicited for an amount in propor- and that which is concerned with as- "The Renaissance was a liberation two days, where he will rehearse with
tion to their nmeans. Other letters ex- pirations. The first two may be used of the mind leading to a broader con- Mr. Toni Hoff, the Madam's new ac-
press the feeling of optimism and as a spring board upon which we cain (Continued on Page 4) companist.' Next Saturday, Mr. Mc-
anxiety to get to work on the actual leap to further development. No one --- Namara will appear at Winona lalte,
solicitation. has any meaning except in its rela- .111. LYM.AN IBRYSON'S STORY IN Indiana, in a joint recital with Madam
In practically every district there tion to the other. Our danger is that LIFE'S $1,000 PRIZE CONTEST Schumann-Heinck. From there he
has been appointed a committee on we may take the conventional busi- '_will go to New Jersey, where lie will
publicity and they are now inserting ness, never stopping to think things "Time Horse Heaer" Name of Re- remain the balance of the summer.
articles which the Union is sending to through, for the whole circle of man's cently Accepted Effort by In October lie will return to Ann Ar-
them. Last Sunday a big story broke activities or else runs to fads." Rhetoric Mamt bor to resume his studies with Mr.
all over the country. A picture of the "True morality consists in the sxer- Harrison.
new building and a story were pub- cise of tact toward life. When we Iln the current issue of "Life," ap-
lished in 160 different Sunday papers. select and use what we have to some- pears a short story entitled, "The STUDENT, RECOVERED'FROM
The work is assuming a size propor- thing higher and more complete, that Horse Heaver," written by Mr. Lyman ILLNESS, VISITS ANN ARBOR
tionate to the task and the feeling of is the ideal stage. Why is it that Bryson of the rhetoric department.
enthusiasm and optimism is every- teachers who are supposed to be exam- The story is entered in the $1,000 prize James Chenot, '16, of Detroit, who
where felt. pies of all that is good and worth short story contest being conducted lay for months in Grace hospital last
striving for in the community, do not by "Life." semester, suffering from a leaking
Journalist of '11 Class Visits Here prevent the ambitious boy from going According to the rules of the con- heart, was in the city yesterday visit-
Winthrop D. Lane, '10, is visiting to Mexico or the far West for tie nur- test, those stories which are printed ing old friends. henot is feeling well
his brother, Robert D. Lane, instruc- poses of exploiting the country and are paid.for at the rate of ten cents a and expects to resume his work in
or i the economics department. While getting ahead of where they are, or word for every word less than 1,500, the university next fall. While he was
in Ann' Arbor, Winthrop Lane was do not dissuade him from becoming a the object of the contest being to see at tie pohnt of death, he was re-elect
prominent in student journalism and preacher in the isral church? 'hat is how short a good story can be. Mr. ed as president of the Cercle Francais.
a member of Sigma Delta Chi, nation- the humor of it." Bryson's story was 797 words long. --------
l honorary journalistic fraternity. He ----- The plan for the awarding of the final
is now on the editorial staff of the Library Students Visit at Ypsilanti prizes is to have the 12 authors, whose Daugter of Fuculy Alan Wims Prize
"Survey," a sociological magazine, in Tuesday evening the students of stories have seemed the best to the First prize in the perfect baby con-
which his articles on the lives of the library methods went to Ypsilanti to editors of "Life," pick out the three test, held yesterday as a part of Ann
gun men, who were implicated in the visit the library of the Normal School best from their own number. There Arbor's Big Day, was awarded to Cath-
Rosenthal murder; attracted consider- The class was entertained by Presi- will be awarded $1,000, $500 and $250 elia Pollock, daughter of Prof. J. B.
able attention. Ile recently prepared dent Chas. McKenny and the members respectively. Mr. Bryson's story Pollock of the Botany department.
the Red Cross report on the Dayton of the library staff. The class return- stands a chance with the other stories There were about 130 children enter-
flood. ed at ten o'clock. printed of winning one of these prizes. ed.

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