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. .THE ONY OFFICIAL.
AT YOUR DOOR THREE
EVNNSA WEEK75o jjV V JVjSUMMER PUBLICATION
EVEo . AEEKU 1N
Vol V. ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, JULY 11, '1914. No. 7

OPERA STARS TO
ENLIVENSMOKER
Popular Entertainers to Appear on
Bill at union Gathering
,. This Evening
PROF. SADLER TO TALK TO MEN
Former opera stars and prominent
members of the Michigan sMusical
clubs will entertain summer session
men at the smoker to be held on the
lawn of the Michigan Union at 7:30
o'clock tomorrow night. The affair is
complimentary to the men of summer
session, and if well attended, the man-
agement expects to arange other af-
fairs of a similar nature.
Prof. H. C. Sadler, of the engineer-
ing department, will speak to the
men on various features of summer
session, and Patrick D. Koontz, '14-
'16L, Union president for 1914-15, will
introduce the speaker and make a few
remarks about the nature of the Un-
ion, and itsplans for the future. As
the Union expects to make radical
changes during the next few years,
Koontz promises to make announce-
ments of an especially interesting na-
ture at the smoker tonight.
The musical end of the program
will be upheld by men who have been
principal figures, both in late Michigan
Union operas and in the musical clubs,
which have played their way to the
Pacific coast. Kenneth Westerman,
'14, instructor in the school of music,
and known on the last glee club trip as
the "greatest college tenor in Ameri-
ca," wil sing some of the hits from
"Contrarie Mary" and other operas.
A. 0. Williams, '14E, will produce
some of his vaudeville stunts, which
have made him the most popular of
college entertainers. R. V. Allman,
and Bruce McDuff will also contribute
to the musical program. Gerald
Strong, '15D, will furnish some violin
selections.
The Union lawn will be decorated
with an array of Japanese lanterns,
and smokes and punch will be served
free. Ben O. Shepherd, '14L, is acting
as chairman of the committee in place,
of Chester Lang, '15, who resigned.
PROF. GODDARD PRAISES ROLE
OFMARSHALL IN U.S. HISTORY
Says Average Man's Knowledge About
Emninent Jurist Is
Deplorable
Prof. H. C. Goddard deplored the
lack of knowledge concerning the
greatest Chief Justice of the United
States," John Marshall, in his lecture
on "John Marshall, Master Builder of
the Constitution," in the physics lec-
ture room, Thursday afternoon. The
general ignorance was brought more
clearly to his attention recently, when
people inquired of him what could be
said of John Marshall. He investgat-
ed the reasons, and found that the his-
tories lit use among the schools attach
no particular significance to the man
nor to his role in the interpretation
and construction of the American con-
stitution.
To bring out the important part that
Marshall played in the national gov-
ersment, Professor Goddard reviewed
his life, in so far as it was related to
the national welfare. "The decisions
of John Marshall, as Chief Justice of
the United States" he said, "are of
far more importance to all of us tha
the acts of most of our presidents."
Most of the pinion of importance

which he handed down were on the in-
terpretation of the Constitution. ;e
showed that Marshall's opinions are
most remarkable because they were
not based on precedent, but on his own
unanswerable reasoniug.. 'Speaking of

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FAMOUS BEN GREET COMPANY PROGRAM FOR NEXT WEEK TO
TO PLAY HERE THIS MONTH HAVE VARIETY OF LECTURES
Will Appear in Four Shakespearean Entertainment for next week on the
Dramas and Oue Special special summer session course includ-
Number es two medical lectures and six of a
general nature, as well as a school of
As the central number on the sum- music recital. 'there are two visiting
mer entertainment program; the Ben speakers on the program, one being
Greet woodland players will present President J. L. Snyder, of M. A. C., and
a series of open air performances to the other Prof. Prof. W. H. Worrell,
the summer school students, under the of Hartford, Conn. A trip to Niagara
pe-sonal direction of Mr. Ben Greet. Falls concludes the week's entertain-
The company will stage four of Shak- ment. The list is as follows:
espeare's dramas and also "Masques Monday, Jily 13.-"The College Wo-
and Faces" by Charles Reade and Tom, man in Her Relation to Health Prob-
Taylor. A temporay stage will be con= lems," Dr. Elsie Pratt, 5:00 o'clock.
structed between Tappan hall and the "A Trip Through Egypt," (illustrated)
library. The plays will be given as Prof. W. H. Worrell, 8:00 o'clock.
fo Tuesday, Jily .14.--"Some Early
Thursday evening, July 28-Masques American Architecture," Prof. L. H.
and Faces." Boynton, 5:00 o'clock. "An Historical
Friday afternoon, July 24- "Twelfth Survey of Syphilis from the Four=
Night." teenth Century. to the Present Day,"
Friday evening, July 24-"A Midsum Prof: U. J. Wile, 8:00 o'clock.
mer Night's Dream." W'ednesday, July 15.-"The Medie-
Saturday afternoon, July 25- "As Yoy val Drama and the Church," Dean J.
Like It."v J ' Huger, 5:00 o'clock. Concert by the
Saturday evening, July 25-"The Tem-4 faculty of tesholoouic :6
facut f the sehool of music, 8:01
pest." o'clock.
Mr. Ben Greet, who will appear this Thursday, July 1.-"The How and
year in the well known roles, is the pi- Why of the Automobile," (illustrated),
oneer, and the recognized authority in Wrof t. T, tomsle," (ilsrtd
Prof. W. T. Fishleigh, 5:00 o'clock.
presenting open air performances. He
is renowned, not only. in America Friday, July 17.-Excursion to Niag-
alsrnoind, Englany whee Aherai ara Falls. "August Strindberg," Prof.
but also England, where he gained A. Boucke, :00 olock. "Agricul-
great fame as a teacher, actor-manag-tE AndBNaton00 Prorss"APrident
er and producer. He came to America lairs and National Progress," President
nine years ago with "Everyman." Af- d. L. Snyder, of .. A. C., 8:0(1o'clock.
terwards he produced several Shakes- All of the lectures will be held in
pearean plays in the Elizabethan man- the west amphitheater of the physical
ner, and after a long season in New laboratory, and the school of music
York City presented these plays at all recital will take place iis Hill audito-
the universities and colleges through- iium.
out the United States. He thei- pe-
sented the plays in tb' ope' a;r the * s * i i *
same as he had been giving the'm lit Appointments to the staff of *
England for 24 years. Mr. Greet's * The Wolterine will be made*
schemes have been adopted by several next Saturday. t is not to*
American managers, and his methods late to try out, and any man *
of teaching and acting taken up by * who desires to try for a stafi *
many universities and schools. position should report at the
The seat sale will begin on Monday, * office of lie Wolverine in the
July 20, at Wahr's book store, and the * Press iuilding on Maynard
reserved seats will be sold at 75 cents.* Street betwe:n 1:30 and 3:00*
John Marshall's ability as a jurist, * o'clock Monday. No previous A
Professor Goddard said, "His career * newspaper experience is requir-
as a judge has never been excelled or ed.
equalled." ' 5 0 * * * * * *

SUMMER BASEBALL LEAGUE CLUBS WILL PLAY
BEGINS WORK WITH 50 MEN W
LEgineers and Laws Are Scheduled to
Meet For First Game (lee and Mandolin Organizations For
Wednesday 1914-15 to Visit Eastern
Almni Centers
"Surprising," is the only word that
can be applied to the prospects of the CLBI S HAD RAPID GROWTH
summer session baseball league. ~The Atlantic coast is the destination
There are at present in the neighbor- of next year's musical clubs.
hood of 50 men practicing on south An eastern tour, on which many of
Ferry field from 4:00 to 6:00 o'clock the principal cities and alumni centers
every afternoon, in anticipation of the' will be reached, is the plan on which
first game of the series, which is Wilson M. Shafer, '16, manager of the
scheduled for next Wednesday, be- clubs for next year, is working. Iron-
tween the laws and engineers. ton, Ohio, is already booked for one of
The engineers made their first real the early concerts on the trip, and ne-
appearance on the field yesterday af- gotiations are pending with alumni
ternoon, when "Tommy" Hughitt took associations in New York, Washington
charge of things, and instilled large and other eastern cities, most of which
doses of his everpresent "pep" into are expected to result successfully,
the 15 candidates. The its and laws according to letters from the alumni
have long since ceased to cause their secretaries.
managers any worry, both being ready Next year's club expects to carry
to pick a snappy team at short notice. 50 men, in comparison to the combin-
Donaldson, the medic leader boasts ed club of 37 which made the trip to
that he is certain of having an honest the Pacific coast last spring vacation,
to goodness diamond full in time for under the managership of H. Beach
their first. game with the lits, which Carpenter, '14. Past clubs have been
has been postponed from Tuesday to greatly inconvenienced by crowded
Friday by mutual agreement of the conditions of the single Pullman,which
two managers. has always been used. Two standard
The question of finances is at pres- Pullman coaches will be employed by
ent the only real obstacle, and has the 1914-15 club, according to a recent
been causing the heads of the league announcement of Manager Shafer.
a great deal of figuring and annoy- Much work is being dome on the trip
ance. It is expected that about three this summer,, and by next fall, the
dozen balls, a mask and several other management expects to have arranged
minor articles will be needed to make its entire itinerary. The office form-
the project a success, and under the erly occupied by the business depart-
present economic system "ball is ment of The Michigan Daily, which
balls" and according to authorities, will be moved to another part of the
have to be paid for. It was therefore building, has been rented for the man-
decilded, at a meeting of the managers ager and his assistant for next year.
last night, to levy at assessment will A survey of past tours indicates a
mot cover the expenses of the league, steady growth in the club's history,
but it is hoped, by later assessments For the last three years, a distance of
and games with outside teams, to keep about 5,000 miles has been covered.
the organization in a solvent condi- In 1911, as guests of the Santa Fe
tion. The initial tax will be collected road, the musical men made Los An-
the first of next week, and all tryouts geles the end of their journey. The
are requested to "have their quarters 1912 trip was made through the north-
ready." west, and was supported entirely by
The schedule for next week fol- alumni organizations at the various
lows: Wednesday, law-engineer; ipoints. Washington and Oregon were
Thursday, law-medic; Friday, lit-med- among the states covered. In 1914 Sari
ic; Saturday, engineer-medic. Francisco was the objective point

E

This club sent 37
men to the Pacifie
Coast last spring va-
cation.
The 1914-15 orgaol.
nation, under the man-
agership of Wilson Sha-
fer, '16, is planning a
trip to the Atlantic
coast, taking in New'
York, Washington and
other important alumni
centers. . The manage-
ment expects to take 50
men in two standard
Pullman coaches.
The first trans-conti
nental tour was taken
in 1911, and since that
time, more men have
been taken on each trip,
and better accommoda-
Lions have been fur.
- :nished.
-The itinerary is be-
ing mapped out this
summer, and will be
tk -1 ,entirely arranged by
-_ _-_fall.

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH1
Ii Huron and Division StreetsI

Leonard A. Barrett, Minister - - - Roy W. Hamilton, Student Pastor
1o:30 A. M.-Sermon by Mr. Barrett, Theme, "The Triumph of Christianity"
BIBLE CLASS AT NOON LED BY MR. HAMILTON

Dean Called Away By Father's Illness
Deams E. H. Kraus of the summer
school let yesterday afternoon for
Syracuse, because of the serious ill-
ness of his father. He expects to re-
turn Tuesday morning.

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