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The Wolverine, 1914-08-15

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Vol. V.


No. 23.

Arrange For 40 i M Aid-Wl ek Scrap
to Prepare Wolverines to Face
Strong Teamsin
Late Fall
Three "Big" Games a Week Apart
Make Colossal Undertaking
For eoaches
By F. I, Church,
Mlichigan will play nine intercollegi-
ale football gaioes this fall for the
first time since the season of 190, fol-
lowi g which the \\estern Conference
adopted the seven game rule. Now,
howeer, the athletic authorities
"cheer foly adm i"that there is not
even a ghost of a show of the Woler-
ines ever going back to the fold, and
to equalze in part the disadaitags
under which lil igan plays the east-
ern uni ersities, mid-week gaes hae
been restored to the Wolverine sched-
Athletic Director . G. Bartelme to-
day announced the scheduling o De-
PaUw for Wednesdy, September 1.
and Mount Union for '\ ednesday, Oct.
7, hefore and ater the Case game, re-
spectively. DePoauw is a strong little
Indiana college where "Tons" Bogle,
Wolverine guard in 1911-'12 is now
coaching. Mosnt Union is the plucky
little L ea froma lliance, Ohio, which
held the Wolverine machine to to a 14-
0 scme last season.
The complete list of Michigan dates
September 30-DePauw at Ann Ar-
October 3-Case at Ann Arbor.
October 7--Mount Union at Ann Ar-
October 10. -Vanderbilt at Ann Ar-
October 17-M. A. C. at East Lan-
October 24-Syracuse at Syracuse.
October 31 Harvard at Cambridge.
November 7 -Pennsylvania at Ann
November 14-Cornell at Ann Arbor.
Inasimuec as Michigan is now out of
the conference for good and always,
the board in control could see no use
in handicapping the Wolverine squad
by asking them to prepare to meet
elevens shich have played ten or elev-
en games, when Michigan's warriors
have but seven Contests. The train-
ing season will also start a week ear-
lier than usual this fall, and it is safe
to say that Harvard will know they
have pn slaying football when the
Crimson team trots off the field ats
Cambridge October 31, after the big
intersectional feature battle of the
1914 season.
head Coach Fielding H1. Yost will be
on hand earlier than ever this fall, and
Monday morning, September 7, will see
the fall campaign actually under way.
Owing to the long spring practice, at
which both Yost and Schultz were on
hand, most of the veterans will be in
good condition at the start of fall
training. Many of them have been do-
ing outdoor work this summer, and
the usual bunch of "softies" will not
be on hand this faill. Last season sev-
eral men were on the hospital half the
time, owing to injuries received before
they were in condition; and Yost has
impressed upon all of his huskies that

they must be ready from the gun this
With practically a veteran team at
Hlarvard, Yost must whip his green
(Continued on page 4.)

Rule Regarding Proessionalism Will
Prevent Summer League Men
From Getting Share
There is a rule pertaining to profes-
sionalism among college athletes,
which states that such persons are
prohibited from playing the recogniz-
ed college sports for prize money. For
this reason, when the all-campus base-
ball team crosses bats with the Ann
Arbor Independents at 10:01) o'clock
next Wednesday morning, the student
aggregation will receive only that
amount necessary to defray expenses.
Previous announcements have been
The following men are requested to
report at West Park in suits at 9:30
o'clock, Wednesday morning, August
19: Sisler, Hughift, Huebel, Keiser,
Achi, Wheat, Galbraith, Donnelly, Rob-
inson, Stewart, Eaton and Smith. If
for any reason any of the above-named
find it impossible to comply with this
request, it is desired that they imme-
diately inform the athletic editor of
The Wolverine.
Pro Meader Believes They Will Come
Out of European Struggle
With More Liberty
"In the present European upheaval,
the Russian people will be successful.
There can be no other result." So said
Prof. C. L. Meader in his lecture yes-
terday afternoon on "Russia and the
Present European Crisis." "It makes
little difference whether the Russian
armies meet with success or defeat,
the ultimate result of the war will be
an increase of liberties for the mass
af the Russian people."
Professor Meader based this opinion
on the fact that in its past history ev-
ery war brought a change in the con-
dition of the Russian people. After
the famous defeat of 1860, the serfs
were liberated, and after the defeat
by Japan in 1905 the people were given
many of the liberties they had asked
for such as the constitution and parli-
ament, although most of these later
proved to be merely nominal.
No Spirit in Fight With Japs
"Do not think that the Russian ar-
my or the Russian spirit of today is
anything like it was in the Japanese
war of 1905. The heart of the Musco-
vite never was in the struggle in the,
far east. He knew from the begin-
ning that the difficulty was caused
only because some of the nobles wish-
ed to gain certain timber rights. Whole
regiments of tht Russians walked
over to the enemy and laid down their
arms. On the streets of Petersburg
men rejoiced over a Japanese victory
more than they did over.a Russian vic-
tory. In the present struggle things
are different. The Muscovite is fight-
ing for his country and for his race,
and he has something to inspire him
to go onward into battle."
Audience Enthusiastic
In the beginning of the lecture Prof.
:header gave a short history of Russia
from the time of Peter the Great down
to the present, and discussed the va-
rious elements in the national char-
acter of the Russian. Many views of
Russian buildings and of Russian rul-
ers were used to illustrate the lecture
and so interested did the audience be-

come in the discussion that when he
first attempted to stop cries of "Go
on, Go on" were heard throughout the
lecture room.
In closing the lecture Professor

"ITwo Hamiltons" Among Those to Be
Missing From Teaching Force
Next Semester
A complete reorganization will mark
the department of economics for the
coming term, due to the five men who
have left the teaching staff. Work for
the coming semester has been tenta-
tively arranged, pending the arrival of
Prof. Henry C. Adams February 1.
Professor Adams, who is head of the
economic department, has been spend-
ing the year' i China, assisting in the
systemization of the railroads there.
The principal loss of the economics
staff is that of the "twos Hamiltons."
Prof. Walton .H. Hamilton, who has
been a popular teacher in the depart-
ment for the past few years, has ac-
cepted a better post at the University
of Chicago. He will have charge of
the work in economic theory, a chair
which has been occupied at various
times by the foremost economists in
the country. Stuart M. Hamilton, in-
structor in commerce and industry, as
well as a class in elementary econom-
ics, has abandoned teaching and will
go into business. He is undecided be-
tween two or three offers and has not
determined where he will settle. Mar-
tin J. Shugrue, instructor in economic
theory, will be connected with the ac-
counting department of the Massachu-
setts School of Technology, while Rus-
sel A. Stevenson, instructor in account-
ing will enter the accounting branch
of the University of Iowa. Bradshaw
Langmaid, who has been serving as an
instructor, will pursue advance stud-
ies in economics at Harvard.
Robert J. Rodkey, '14, and Frank F.
Kolbe, '14, will fill vacancies in the ac-
counting department. William F. Mar-
steller, nho spent several years ofl
study in Switzerland, has been trans-
ferred to economics from the French
department, where he has been teach-
ing during the past year. Mr. Ivey,
of the University of Illinois, comes to
Michigan as an instructor.
The ranks of the assistants depleted1
by graduation have been filled as fol-
lows: Robert F. Paton, '16, first teach-
ing assistant; Russell D. Kilborn, '15,
Mr. Miller, Charles S. Morgan, '14, and
Harry J. Connine, '15.1
A platform recital of "Twelfth1
Night" will be given complimentary
to the summer students and general
public in Hill auditorium Tuesdayt
night by the members of Professor1
Thomas C. Trueblood's class in Shak-
espearian reading. The cast which
will present this Shakespearian com-
edy have been in training for someI
time under the direction of Professor
Library Class Visits Detroit InstitutionI
The students in the school of library
methods went to Detroit yesterday to;
make a tour of inspection of the publici
library and several of the branch li-
braries in that city. Most of the time
was spent at the large public library
in the center of the odwn town district,I
where a thorough investigation of the1
system and methods used ,in the insti-
tution is being made. The trip is un-
der the direction of librarian Theodore
W. Koch,
Meader pointed to a photograph of
Tolstoi which had been projected on

the screen and said: "He is the great-
est Russian because he is the Russian.
His character and his life are the
embodiments of the character and life
of the whole Russian people."

london loormet I m{alans lbnt isisssis be bankrupt and will not recover for
Inability to Obtain Fiuds . years.
Fron English August 5.
Banks "Well, England has declared war
- 50against Germany, and things here are
isin a terrible mess. Naturally our sym-
sk LsL RET? l NED T O' A\Y patsies are with England, but time
I alone can decide the outcome.
Cook All Leave
Other Part ie Still t'nlie ird Fisroi iisA' ie in agooipeson where
Prof, Staiiiley ht the cooks have all left for Germany,
Sctlandu but we shall get along someway. I
' ai ngoing down town and try to get
Among the'complaints eoming from hold of some money. If you have any
American tourists stranded in for- inluence please have the U. S. gov-
eign countries is that o Dr. Reuben rnient send over some gold so our
Peterson, director oi the University cheques will be honored. Also a few
hosital, who is is l o.sit, es icisisfur transports would come in handy."
money and transportation. In a etter r.S e Not Wrie
Aios smtrstrts. ssts yn ttayn rofn


recivd b hs on er v>.sorla he Il, eL er receiv ea yesterday from
recived by is son h re y.-stea h its ci . A. A. Stanley, dated August 3, at
writes in part as follows: laselenburgi, Scotland, indicated that
Queensborough Terrace, the school of music head is not greatly
Hyde lark. Excited about getting home. He said
Auust 3, 1,14 that the next day lie intended to go
"Although it is very interesting and to Glasgow. At that time England
exciting, it is somewhat annoying to imhad not entered the conflict, and Pro-
have cheques and a letter of credit lessor Stanley said the Scotch peo-
which the 1Lcondoners simply sniat, Isle were greatly disturbed about the
and will not accept. I have f I prospects. Although lie made no deft-
money, such as it is, buti ni ; s.-ill site stateient, he will probably re-
take it. Still w are saiy an are Iturn home as soon as an opportunity
not warry.ingf fr thss'c si1 1 esome offers, and will forego a contemplated
way out of o r duss it ,_ trip tothe continent.
"It s cos t dsttupid.; 5 , t No Messages From Others
what ha'- been dread,,,ed for yts ,hL Nothing has been heard from the
cme, and i tth' f t une, it turists in the inland countries. The
as if iany nat'ossi would be wn ird party of 13 and Prof. F. N. Scott
into the strugie. 'esides ti-0 lives iid family are among those who have
which will be sacrificted and which itu s far been unable to communicate
can never be replaced. Europe will witih friends and relatives here.
"An interesting think; to be otd at 4 ilsi mChadsey Says ichigan Ws
about the ser cit" said 'r. U. "L. Phil- First to Openly Ask for New
lips in his lectu. uitsdis ii "1 l- System
tsstioms Life isn the Ant, 5 'iums .a i
taton ifein heAnt"';f'┬░itiiiF'iti,?$ "'Pe' Isiversity of Michigans tothe
"is that, although he falls short oft e the
first institution to .openly recommend
white in many lines, still is a prisoner the iec educational ideal of a six-
he excels all races." Pictures taken
year high suchool," said Supt. C. H.
in American penitentiaries were
son, ansd tise spaker expiined the Chadsey, of Detroit, in his lecture last
characteristics of the negro which night on "The Adjustment of Modern
cause him to make the best type of Education to New Educational Ideals."
prisoner. "Teachers must make the public in
"In many respects the negro of the their communities believe in the new
South was better off before than after ieals of modern education, and thus
the Civil War," he said. Professor
Phillips showed how the master in the loosen the purse strings of those who
ante-bellum times took the best of control the school money," said Su-
care of the slaves and allowed thei to perintendent Chadsey. "The kind of
share many of the pleasures that he education wanted today differs radi-
ims-If enjoyed. 'TodaY iany of the cally from that wanted a few years
iiegroes of the South are badly treated. ago.
The causes that produced the poor "Schools must be considered as a
whites were given together with a his- group of individuals and not as a
torical account of the early life on mass," said the speaker, "and the chief
southern plantations. He also spoke faults in the existing system can be
at some length of the life of the negro traced to disregard of this principle.
in Africa. Much praise is due to those pioneers
"The origin of the poor whites of the of education who, twenty years ago,
South is as much the product of dis- delved into the so-called 'child-study.'
ease as of economic and social condi- "Among the adjustments desirable,
tions," was one of the observations of I recommend the six year high school,
the speaker. lany of the people of the which should begin at the end of the
southern states, according to Profes- regular sixth grade. This high school
sor Phillips, are not careful in their should consist of the junior and senior
methods of living and because of this iigth school, each requiring three
they have been made the victims of years of attendance by each pupil. The
many diseases which have sapped their transition age at the end of the sixth
strength. grade is more strongly marked than
A large number of illustrations, at the end of the eighth grade, for it
showing the various types of homes is then thuat the age of puberty comes
that existed on the southern planta- for the normal child. After the sixth
tions in the Alt'e-tellum daywes re grad ts child needs a higher ideal
shown and Professor Phillips explain- to guid'e him, and the idea of high
ed the changes that had been made. (Continued on page 4.)

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