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rsity Representatives Appointed
by President; Selected by
Lieut. Mullin
:higan will be represented at the
id Reserve Officers training
to be held July 18 to August
. Fort Sheridan, IlL., by the be-
nentioned men. They have been
ily appointed by President Har-
. Hutchins, and were selected
eut. George C. Mullin, professor
litary Science in the University.
Id, Ellis J., Marine City, Mich.
>lt, Samuel S., 26 Maple St.,
ssillon, Ohio.
sod, Stephen S., 1'20 Hill St.,
a Arbor, Mich.
strom Edward P., Big Rapids,
y, George A., 02 Paw Paw St.,
v Paw, Mich.
, Jesse W. E., Ann Arbor, Mich.
r, Ernest W., 169 Oak St., Wyan-
te, Mich.
James F., 841 E. University
e., Ann Arbor, Mich.
elman, Alvin C., Cass City, Mich.
1, Robert F., 501 W. Midland St.,
y City, Mich.
ett, Willoughby H., 400 S. War-
St., Munger, Mich.
gren, John E., Norway, Mich.
in, Charles A., Lakewood, Ohio.
slee, Francis R., 565 Hamilton
., Detroit Mich.,
R. R., Oswego, Illinois.'
Harry G., 1404 Hort St., Mus-
on, Mich.
, F. T., 5452 N. Pauline St.,
cago, Ill.
n, Hf. J. Leland, Detroit, Mich.
E. W., Grand Rapids, Mich.
er, Edwin. J., Mt. Clemens, Mich.
n, Haynes, 338 Paris Ave.,
and Rapids, Mich.
er, Richard 0., 4301 Barry Ave.,
cago, Ill.
, Charles E., 1776 E. 90th St.,
veland, Ohio,
John A., W. Palm Beach, Fla.
ite, Charles L., 111 Edmund
ce, Detroit, Mich.
, Wilbur E., 326 E. Liberty St.,
. Arbor, Mich.
rie, L. O., Detroit, Mich.
ding, ohn Kt, 2305 E. Third
Duluth, Minn.
ert, Waldo G., Detroit, Mich.
sman, Harry K., 2733 B. St., N.
Washington, D. C.
>s, Albert C., Birmingham, Mich.
um, H. D., 517 Canton Ave.,
.roit, Mich.
Herbert, 730 Market St., Lou-
.lle, Ky.
n, William, Waterbury, Conn.
, Allan ., 386 Dufferin Ave.,
idon, Ont. .
ra, Joseph J., 1413 Wesley Ave.,
c Park, IlL.
e, Isadore H,, 506 E. 10th St.,
higan City, Ind.
, Bruce O Theodore, Ala.
e, Wilfred R., 289 Queen St.,
tham, Ont.
sy, R. E., 21 W. Green St.,
an, New oYrk.
onald, Albert, aMrssall,, Mich.
gel, Kenneth B., Alma, Mich.
r, George I., 43 E. Liberty St.,
aArbor, ich.
i Julius A., 7026 Lexington
. Clevelahd, Ohio.

man, Lews H., Toledo, Ohio.
p, Lawrence A.,.13 Cutting
, !nn Arbor, Rich.
eon, L. A., Montgomery, Mich.
ey, Virgil A, .Lorain, Ohio.
igel, E. Lt: 845 Walnut Ave.,
H., Canton, Ohio.
LeRoy J., 116 Mt. Elliott Ave.,

Says 1rowning
Is Poet for Hen
For men, if not only for men-Pro-
fessor Strauss in his lecture on
"Browning-A Poet for Men," said yes-
terday afternoon in his lecture in
Natural Science auditorium: "Granted
that men no longer read poetry,
Browning is the poet to draw them
back to it." The qualities which make
for this result are found in his optim-
istic philosophy, which exalts the
struggle regardless of result, sees the
good in evil, and the superiority of
age to youth. This optimism is not
the result of shirking life's difficult-
ies, but of meeting them half way. It
is a hital virile thing.
That Browning's poetry is men's
poetry does not mean that it is not
also women's poetry It does not lack
the womanly quality of tenderness. It
is transcendental in spirit and essent-
ially lyrical in expression.
Browning went beyond the plane of
the verse writer and achieved the ulti-
mate Thule of the poet-he reached the
realm of the prophet. He lived not
in the present but in the future and
had a broad and untroubled outlook
over the movements and tendencies of
the age, said the lecturer.
New 3flclgian luidlag Will Rave
Stacks Located Near Large
Reading Room
Although the architecture and plan
of a library are not so important as
the administration, they are still
very decisive factors in determining
the utility and quality of service giv-
en. This was the point brought out
by Librarian W. W. lishop in his lec-
ture last night on "Some Great
American Libraries."
A number of the most famous i-
braries in the world are located in
buildings not originally intended for
books, he said. Among these are the
Vatican and the British Museum. The
growth of the latter can easily be
were added as necessity de-
traced by the different wings that
manded them. The plan of having
the stacks work like sliding doors
has more than doubled the capacity
of the library.
In buildings built specially for
housing books the location of the
stacks has influenced their architec-
ture more than any other one fac-
tor. In a number of buildings, not-
ably the Boston library, the stacks
are built around three sides of a
court which necessitates carrying the
books a long way and slows down
the service. Sometimes they are
planned to ,make a good outside ap-
pearance regardless of convenience.
Such is the case of the Chicago 'ibra-
ry, which is cut up into a number of
small rooms.
The Library of Congress is one of
the best in every way in the world.
The stacks radiate from an hexa-
gonal reading room, thus giving am-
pie opportunity of growth. he read-
ing room is roofed by a huge decor-
(Continued on Page Three)

Famous Bandmaster, Who Comes Here
Thursday, Calls Music Patriotic
John Philip Sousa, who will bring
his famous band to Hill auditorium
next Thursday evening, has been
quoted by newspapers all over the
country as saying during an inter-
view in Boston, "The band is the most
romantic element of war, and without
romance, war is nothing but drudgery.
Without bands of music war will
The noted bandmaster has said
that music in all lands is a greater
power to bring out the patriotic in man
than any force, except the influence of
motherhood. He declared that though
at times there is dissension among the
most civilized people on earth, any
criticism from outside is immediately
met with a united front. This, he says,
is du to the fact that music and song
have ever gone hand in hand with love
and loyalty.
Three soloists will appear with the
band in Ann Arbor. Miss Marjorie
Moody comes rom Lyne, Mass., and
appeared for the first time a year ago
at a Sunday night concert in Boston.
Her success was instantaneous and a
public recital followed which establish-
ed a reputation for the young soloist,
then only 20 years old.,
Miss Ruby Helder has met with
marked success on both sides of the
Atlantic with her true tenor voice, and
was a great favorite in England, her
native gcotntry, where she appeared
many times in London. Her specialty
isto sing the tenor parts in such works
as "The Stabat Mater," "Elijah," and
"The Messiah " Another soloist on
the program will be Mr. Frank Simon,
Tickets were placed on sale yester-
day at Wahr's bookstore, Calkin's drug
store on South University avenue, and
at the Arcade theater.
Concert Program
Led by Soprano
The program to be offered at the
complimentary recital in Hill Audi-
torium, Wednesday evening, will be
given by Ada Grace Johnson, soprano
a member of the faculty of the Univer-
sity School of Music, who is well-
known in music circles. In addition
to her many appearances in Ann Ar-
bor, she has sung in a large number
of cities in Michigan and in other
states. She will appear twice on the
Miss Genevieve Seyler, pianist, and
Miss Lucy Cannon, violinist, both
graduates of the University School of
Music, will appear as guest soloists,
offering Greig's "Sonata, Op. 45.'
Both of these young wmen have
made splendid records in their re-
spective fields, and their contribu-
tions to the program at this time
will be welcomed not only by the
host of friends of both young ladies
but by the music loving public in
general. Piano accompaniments will
be p ayed by Frances Louise Hamil-

Cherry Pickers
Michigan's first farmerettes still
think nature is mighty grand, comes
the report from the J. P. Morgan
cherry orchards, where 40 Michigan
girls are plying their scissors fron
4 A. M. on. Although their wage
earning powers have not placed them
in the capitalist class as yet, yet there
are other compensations - namely,
their next door neighbors. Although
their Uncle Sam wouldn't allow them
to take a hand in affairs across the
waters, it was decided that flat feet
would not prove a serious handicap
in the cherry picking industry, so as
a result, about 50 young men are do-
ing their bit in this way. With this
a common bond, conversations over
F the back fence as to the relative mer-
its of the scissors and hand picking
methods were inevitable, and it was
not long before the gate was dis-
The unit which went to Flint is
now comfortably quartered in a wing
of the insane asylum and from all re-
ports is enjoying a wave of financial
prosperity as well.
Herchants Assist
In Retaining H en
In order to assist the University in
keeping students in school until they
complete their courses, several of the
merchants and bankers in the vicin-
ity of the campus have established a
fund known as the "Join the Navy-
Stay in the University" fund. Thee
movement was organized by E. H.
Shetzer, government representative,
who will direct the expending of the
fund in advertising for the naval re-
- serves. This branch permits a stu-
dent to enlist and still remain in the
The donors to the fund are as fol-
lows: The Farmers and Mechanics
bank, the Ann Arbor Savings bank,
the Busy Bee, 0. G. Andres, A. J.
Bloomfield, Louis, Peters, Harry
Perdicaris, John P. Trojanowski,
George Kyer, Varsity Barber Shop,
Paul's Shoe Repair, L. E. O'Conner
& Co., J. H. Wild & Co., Robert Mi-
ler, and Quang Tang Lo.
Prof. Moses Gomberg, professor in
chemistry in the University and one
of the greatest, if not the greatest
chemist in the world, has received a
commission as major in the ordnance
department from the government.
Since the entrance of the United
States into the war he has been do-
ing research work for the ordnance
, department.
Dr. Theron S. Langford of Ann Ar-
bor, general manager of toe Ann Ar-
bor Machine Company, h s received
a commission as captain in the med-
jcal corps. He was ofrmerly a phy-
sician in Jackson, leaving the prac-
, tice to come to Ann Arbor to take
the management of the company, fol-
lowing the death of his brother-in-
law, who was directing theabusiness
up until the time of his death.

Extend Leaves of Absence One Year;
Make appointments,and Approve
Little other than old business was
transacted by the Board of Regents
in its meeting yesterday. Most of the
measures taken up dealt with readjust-
ments in the personnel of the faculty,
or concerned the war time operation
of the University.
All leaves of absence granted pre-
viously were extended one year. In °
addition leaves were granted Wp Fran-
cis L. Goodrich, reference librarian,
and Miss Elizabeth E. Steere of the
Law library. Also leaves were grant-
ed Assistant Professors H. B. Merrick,
C. 0. Carey and Hugh Brodie that they
might accept engineering work on the
Grand canal in China.
Make Appointments
Appointments were as follows: W.
N. St Peters, of Big Rapids, to an in-
structorship in the physics depart-
ment; Miss Grace Quick as a demon-
strator of anasthesia in the Medical
school; Harold R. Snow to the $500
fellowship of the Michigan Pulp and
Paper Manufacturers' association;
Elmer H. Worth to the -Stearns' $500
fellowship in pharmaceutical chemis-
try; Assist. Prof. C. O. Davis, of the
education department to a full profes-
sorship; and Edmund Wild and A. F.
Hurlburt to assistant professorships in
the department of modern language in
the engineering school.
Enlargement of the office and the
rendering more efficient'the facilities
for obtaining entrance into the Uni-
versity hospital were provided by the
board. It also appropriated money for
the purchase of a valuable collection
of law books from the Harvard law
library, and some engravings of Eng-
lish and American judges and lawyers.
Money was also appropriated for the
purchase of maps to be used in the in-
steuction of the training detachment
now at the University.
Approves Contracts
The board approved the renewed
contract for the training of 700 stu-
dent mechanics at the University, and
the establishment of the naval re-
serve unit. It also decided that in
case the government should send the
2,800 men here, as is a possibility, that
the board should be called together to
make plans for meeting the situation.
The Degree of Doctor of Laws was
conferred upon Ladye W Forbus and
Herbert W. Clark. Additions to the
Stearns collection of musical instru-
ments were accepted from Prof. A. A.
Stanley. They are a signal whistle,
contributed by Dean John R. Effinger,
and a K-in, one of the oldest forms of
Chinese string instruments, contri-
buted by M. A. Ives. The sale of two
small houses in Baltimore, a part of
the Octavia Botes bequest, was order-
Setting up a movie studio in Baf-
fin Land, on the northwestern coast
of Greenland, taking pictures of the
natives and showing themrto the in-
habitants of the Belher Islands,
which he explored, is what Mr. Rob-
ert J. Flaherty has done. Mr. Flaher-
ty lectures on Friday afternoon at 5
oclock, his subject being "The Belch- I
er Islands-Their Exploration and

winters among the eskimoes and dis-
covered a number of new features
about the islands heretoofre almost

Huron and Division Streets
Prof. W. D. Henderson speaks at close of service on "The New Democracy"

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