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October 20, 1917 - Image 4

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The Michigan Daily, 1917-10-20

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'D~ }C n n act itwasalmstlacinga nc-year since 1913 has seen the stands at New Stadium at Wisconsin
Poverty of iland Ifact, it was almost lacking a nufl11ITT Traicnr'ii'c Te ~ tdu at e nvest
.b , lens. WHSB S 1 Ferry field become blacker and black- The new stadium at the University
Cre s Vs "Beg-Fests" for the benefit of the .er with football fans. of Wisconsin, with a total of 1,190
re tsetr band were regular features before Up to 1913 the largest attendance for seats, is being used for the first time
each big game. Efforts were made this game on Ferry field was 9,000. In this fall.
Louis Elbell, '00 Composes Battle to obtain contributions enough to put ulRj101LfJJ1914 when the game was played at
Song for Use in Varsity it on a self-supporting basis. In the 3FEast Lansing, interest took a decided
Minstrel Show spring of 1899 disorganization seem- Penn Cleans up Albright and Then increase, when 10,000 people flocked
ed inevitable. 0. H. Hans, '00L, then Lets Georgian Subs Tiirn into the arena. Temporary stands
"Hail to the Victors valiant, business manager of The Daily, now lose on Her had to be erected and every bit of
Hail to the conquering heroes." manager of the Ann Arbor Press, was aspace available had to be used to ac-
the man who saved the band by suc- OHIO UNSHEATHS SWORD AND commodate the record-breaking crowd.
Every loyal son of Michigan gets a cessfully engineering a Varsity min- SCANS GLOBE FOR VICTIMS The following year the Michigan
new thrill when the band thunders strel show, the proceeds of which Athletic association prepared for
forth the strains of the "Victors." went to the band. 14,000 people. Twenty minutes be-
Involuntary he straightens his should- By request, Louis Elbell, '00, of Now's Good Chance for All Silent fore the game started, this number ' e
ers and feels a sense of pride because South Bend, Ind., took charge of the Walter Camps to Pick Cham had entered the stands on Ferry field,
it is Michigan's own battle song. music, and composed a score for the 1)01 Squad with crowds still surging the turn-
Few people stop to ask whence occasion. The "Victors" was his con- stiles. When the game started 19,000
came this masterpiece and why? tribution. It was dedicated to the '98 The person who has the best team people had filled the stands.
Twenty years ago our band was in a football team, and sung for the first for the 1917 football season figured Y> Last year the Michigan-M. A. C.
chronic state of poverty. None of the time by the Glee club at the minstrel out now, is a genius. game reached its climax. Twenty- Announces
campus organizations were interest- show Penn, Michigan's opponent in Phil- t thousand people saw Maulbetsc SpeCial Evening Meals
ed in helping it financially and it was It won instant popularity and was .'' Sparks, Rehor and the rest of the
difficult to keep the members together. at once adopted by Michigan as her adelphia next month, started out as Varsity force the Aggies to smack de-
dificult____kee__the__emberstogether. battle song. As a courtesy no other one of the highly touted teams, and feat.
band plays the "Victors" on any oc- maintained her reputation the Art a-I nf75 and $ 1.
If you are interested in casion where Michigan teams are pres- game by stepping on Albright, 73-0. Carlisle Indians Wi; hen Loaf
ent. M. A. C. now observes this cus- "All well and good," the experts cried.
Typewriters tom. The "Victors" is a favorite tune The next game with Georgia Tech After defeating Franklin and Mar- Besides Usual
Mimeographing from coast to coast of the United saw the Quakers smothered by the shall by the overwhelming score of 61 Service a a carte
Typewriting States and is used by the armies of Southerners something like 41-0. And to 0, last week, the Carlisle Indians
Germany and England as one of their Georgia used subs all during the sec- have been taking it easy in practice
Fraternity and Social martial airs. ond half. this week. Special attention is being
StationeryJust how far Penn recovered from -iven to the perfecting of the forward
see 0. D. ORRILLAll members of the freshman and the awful dose of a thorough beating pass and place kicking. Tibbetts, Down Town
sophomore classes at the University of is problematical. Last Saturday they BACKFIELD COACH DOUGLAS Walkers and Miles are all good men in Liberty Street and Main
322 South State Street Indiana are required to take up mii- barely beat Swathmore, one of the this latter department, and Coach Har- Second Floor
(Due Baltimore Lunch)t tranweaker sisters.,J ris is planning to utilize this ability in
tHarvard Without Varsity This Year - ut 14,000 Fans today's game.
", Harvard has not a Varsity team this ('n M A ' _ ..n

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