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Vol. V.


No. 2

Illinois President Addresses 1004 Registration Estimated at 1,200 for 28
Graduates at toditorium. Classes; 180 Here
'This Moi sing F 04
Michigan's alumni body was in-
creased this morning by 1,004 when Three tablets unveiled, auto rides
that number of graduates received aboot Aoo Arbor, a mTss meetiog at
their degrees from President Harry which men from '54 to '13, lent their
B. Hutchins at Hill auditorium in the voices in a "U. of M.," a motley parade
seventieth annual Commencement ex- to Ferry field, a winning bingle in the
ercises, following the address by Ed- tenth-and a tear in the eye of Michi-
mund Janes James, LL.D., president '-
of te Uiverityof Ilinis. gas's aged president-emeritos--these
ol the University of Illinois. were features of the 1914 alumni day
Makes Direct Appeal yesterday.
President James' address was a di-
rect personal appeal to the members Registration Approximates 1,200
of the class of 1914 to prove them- The total registration of the 28
selves worthy ot msembership in the classes represented is estimated at
alumni body of the University of 1,200 with especially large delegations
from the following: '04E, '04L, '94L,
He congratulated the members of '84, '89, '03, '05, '06E and '12E. Of the
the class, first of all, in starting lifearly classes, 0 and '84 are in th
.e u.p lead, the former with 12 and the latter
as college graduates, for in spite ofwth8.Te14 lshsattaof
the jests and gibes at .the expense of with 28. The 1904 class has a total of
the college graduate, he claimed, 180, one of the biggest class reunions
there never was a time in which the ecer held, the 1904 laws contributing
mere fact of college graduation came 67 to the number.
so near making out a prima facto case Unveil 'hree Tablets
of desirability an efficiency as at the The unveiling of three tablets rum-
present time. posed a large part of the day's pro-I
Dr. James also congratulated them gram for the alumni. The most im-
upon coming into the great frflc'v- pressive ceremony was the unveiling
ship of the university trained men and of the tablet to Chancellor Henry Tap-
women, which comes nearer an aria- pan, first president of the university,
tocracy in the true sense of the term, which took place in Alumni memorial
than any other group of men and hall yesterday morning. The tablet is
womeni.the work of Carl Bitter, New York
Prieeih.n sculptor, presented to the university
Praises Michigan by the survivors of the classes of 1852
Dr. James said that the state of to 1863. The presentation speech was
Michigan was the first state in the made by Judge Luther Mendenhall,
union to plan a university system '60, of Duluth, Minn. President Harry
which was to be an intregal part of 13. Hutchins accepted the gift for the
a comprehensive educational scheme, regents, alumni and students of the
with its beginning in the primary university. The ceremony was made
school, and its culmination in the more impressive by the presence of
professional schools of law, and med- the grandson and great grandson of
icine, and engineering and philosophy. the illustrious chancellor. Following
"The University of the state of Mich- the ceremony, the 'Tapran boys"
igan was the first to show how an luncehed at the Union. b
American system of nigher educa- Preceding the unveiling of the Tap=
tion can be built upon a system of pan broize, which was hung at the
public schools," said he, "and if the entrance of Alumni hall, occurred the
state of Michigan had done nothing unveiling of the tablet in honor of the
more in the field of education than mea h aegvnterlvsfrte
men y nh have given their lives for the
to provide an opportunity for Dr.' couintry is times of war. Two Michi-
Tappai n toimscssroaehisides-in -

'"' tAPI'lm IAEBL TA
it. H. Wallace, '15, the Quaker first
sacker, was elected captain of the
Pennsylvania baseball team for next
year, just before yesterday's game.
Wallace has won his "P" four times,
having played on the Varsity base-
ball team for the past two years,



MCU EEN CHOSEN TO HEAD A committee to conduct dances and
QTsmokers during the summer session
WOLVERINE BASEBALL TEAM has been planned by Patrick D.
Koontz, '14, president-elect of the
Shortly after yesterday's game with bluichigan Union for 1914-1915, the ap-
the Quakers, the 1914 Michigan base- pointments to be made later.
ball team met an~d elected Edmon P. That he may have time to arrange
McQueen, of Lowell, the Wolverine with some company for a supply of
captain for next year. McQueen is tobacco, H. R. Marsh, '15, has been
a senior engineer, but will not grade- appokrted chairman of the football
ate with his class. He has played smoker committee for next fall. The
two years at second on the Varsity, couming and entertainment committee,
and is a member of Vulcans and Webb which is operative in the fall in wel-
and Flange, engineering honor socie- coming the students to the Union, will
ties of the university. be in the hands of L. Ford Merritt,
Award Baseball "M"s to Fifteen Men
At the close of the 1914baseball INAUGURATE DEAN VAUGHAN
season, "1M" hats ansd sweaters wereIIUUIIL
awarded to the following men:--Cap- MEDICALASSOCIATION HEAD
tain Sisler, Ferguson, Baribeau,
Quaintance and Davidson, pitchers;
Baer and Hippler, catchers; Howard, Dr. Victor C. Vaughan, dean of the
McQueen, Baker, Hughitt and Waltz, medical department, was inaugurated
infielders; Sheehy, Benton and Labo- at Atlantic City Tuesday as president
die, outfielders. of the American Medical association
-- - - at its sixty-fifth annual convention, to
succeed Dr. John A. Witherspoon, of
VA ST 'M C U Nashville, ei
Dr. Vaughant alked on "The Service
SER of Medicine to Civilization" in his in-
augural address.
"Since 1914 the average length of
The much talked of "M" club, mem- human life has increased by 15 years,"
bership to which is ov'p to any man he said, "and this increase could be
who has won the varsity "M" become duplicated during the next two de-
a permanent organization Tuesday cades.
night when more than 100 of the 700 Scientific investigation forms the
"M" men met at the Michigan Union basis for futurt developments of med-
and elected H. J. Killilea, '85, of Mil- icine. The public, which is the most
waukee, president. --~~----
Killilea played on the varsity eleven
in the early eighties when they met
Harvard and at one time was the
owner of the Boston Americans. At
present he is the head of the legal de-
partment of the Chicago, Milwaukee
& St. Paul railroad.
Following the election of the presi-
dent, the men proceeded to elect vice-
presidents to represent the different
branches of major sports. Congress-

SisIer, Labadie and Ferguson Star in
First Contest, time Wholverine
Captain Scoring 'Three
Out of Four
Quaker. Ially in Seventh and Bring
S ore to 'tie; Labadie Hits
in 'tenth
By F M, Church
"Hail, Hail, to Michigan,
The champions of the West!"
And of the north, south and east as
well; for the two victorles over
Pennsylvania mean just that-the col-
legiate championship of America.
Ferguson's pitching and the timely
swats of Captain Sisler and Labadie,
wh'ch gave the Wolverines a 4 to 0
decision on Tuesday; and the clean
singles by Labadie and Benton off
Sayre in the tenth inning yesterday
givin - Michigan a 4 to 3 victory will
stamp the 1914 Varsity as the greatest
baseball team which ever defended
the Mlaize and Blue.
Captain Sisler's nine, the first
coached by Carl Lundgren, will go
down in Wolverine athletic history as
the first Michigan baseball team to
ever win the championship of the east
as well as the west. The Varsity has
won 23 contests and lost 6, while one
game was rained off.
The East
Michigan has defeated Pennsylvania
two out of three games, and handed
Cornell shutouts on both occasions
when the two teams met. As the
Quakers and Big Red team are thu
two claimants for honors in the east,
the Wolverines have a clear title
there, these two foes having eliminat-
ed Yale, Harvard, Princeton and Co-
lumbia, as well as many lesser teams.
Michigan has also taken all three con-
tests from Syracuse, the principle
other eastern team she met.
The WIest
In the west, the Wolverines have
taken two out of three games from

Tappan to incorporate his ideas in gan men served in the Mexican war. masn Edwsins Themiby, of Deturit, was ' Notre Dame, and the Catholics have
concrete form, it would have been a 1,514 in the Civil War, and 426 in the chosen to act as tootball vice-presi- trismmed all the strong teams in the
national, even a world service to the Spanish-American War. The presen- dent, while "Eddie" Shields, of Howell, western Conference. Two out of three
cause of education. As Michigan was tation speech was made by Judge one of the best Maize and Blue pitch- from M. A. C. also help the western
the first great American state uni- Claudius Grant, of Detmoit. ers of all time, received the baseball standing, as does the shutout from
versity, so it has remained the great- The third dedication occurred yes- vice-presidency. The senior vice- Western Reserve, the strongest Buck-
est of them all, down to the present terday afternoon when the tablet was presidency went to N. A. Kellogg, '04, eye state nine.
time. As it lead in the procession, unveiled which marks Mason hall, the former star distance runner and at In the south Alabama, Vanderbilt,
of 1860, so it leads it still today, after oldest building on the campus, form- present athletic director of Iowa uni- Georgia, and Kentucky, have all fallen
a lapse of more than fifty years. I yversiy. before the Maize and Blue. There is
stnacustme i clssfyig urerly known as north wing. Mrs. W. H. vriy
am accustomed i classifying our Wait, regent of the Sarah Caswell An- The board of directors consists of Dean Victor C, Vaughamn but one spot on this year's record-
te first e to pvt cnd gell chapter of the D. A. R. in this city, William Johnson, '78, Detroit; I. K. Inaugurated Tuesday as president of a freak game lost to Princeton. As
the first place, to leave the second mhaterfteentA.in hisch Pond, '79, Chicago; ex-Mayor George The American Medical association. both Cornell and Penn have whaled
lace vacant, and to bracket for the made the presentation speech. Dr. teTgr nasreadMcia
plaevcnadt rce o h ae .Agl pk e od P. Codd, '92, Detroit; F. E. Bliss, '73, the Tigers in a series, and Michigan
third place, I will not say what in- James B. Angell spoke a few wordsP.Cd,'2Deri;F18Bls,73 - ___________
titi at the occasion. Cleveland, and Ralph C. Craig, '10, benefitted, should encourage medical has in turn trimmed both of these
s ."Old Boys" Show Pep Detroit, holder of the world's sprint- research. The federal and state gov- teams, however, the Tiger defeat can
Urges Life of Service Probably the most spirited gathering ing records. ernments should aid scientific re- easily be overlooked.
President James urged upon the of the week was the mass meeting hin - search. Governmental efficiency large- TUESDAY
graduates two things which should Hill auditorium yesterday afternoon. 1914 Miehiganensian in Great Demand Iy depends on prevntion of disease. Ferguson, Sisler and Labadie were
be of interest to them all, no matter The classes were arranged in sections, Michiganensian, annual senior year- "Future historians will consider our the principle factors in Tuesday's
what career they might choose. First, and the Varsity band enlivened the book, is having a rapid sale among I century barbarous. We have much to game, "Fergy" holding Penn to five
that they should be annimated by a meeting with various selections. Ed- seniors and visiting alumni. A hun- accomplish. In each state there should singles, four of which came with two
desire to be of service to society, to ward Hannivan, '12, acted as yell mas- dred more copies were put out this be a hygienic laboratory managed by men out. Penn threatened in but one
demonstrate that the state was wise ter, calling forth considerable res- year than in 1913, and the manage- able men, and suitably equipped to inning, the seventh.
in making the sacrifice involved in ponse from even the oldest classes. ment expects that these will be quick-; cope with all unsanitary conditions Williams drew a pass to start this
(Continued on page 3.) "Lyndy's" slides of the spring contests, ly disposed of. and to pursue scientific research." (Continued on page 4)
I 5c The Joy and Sorrow Number of the 1 5C
cAo a a G Y L Ew
15c .n Sale at allNewn.s ands. Only afe. left 1se

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