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VOL. XXVII. No. 73.



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Margaret Cooley, '18, to Stand Sponsor
For Corps; Varsity Band
to Play
When the last strains of "Michigan,
My Michigan," have died out in Water-
man gymnasium tonight, the first nav-
v al battalion in America to be compos-
ed entirely of University students will
have taken the solemn oath of allegi-,
ance to the Uuited States and to
Michigan will belong the credit. Mil-
itary and naval officers high in the ser-
vice of the state and nation, members
of the University faculty, officials of
the city of Ann Arbor, and represent-
atives of the local posts of the G. A.
R. and the Spanish War veterans will
be present to lend dignity' to the cere-
The oath is to be administered by
Col. John S. Bersey, adjutant-general
of the state of Michigan, and the bat-
talion will be received into the Mich-
igan Naval Brigade by Captain J. Far-
rand Lewis, commandant of that or-
ganization. Dean Mortimer E. Cooley,
of the College of Engineering, will act
as the official representative of the
University and will deliver the prin-
cipal address of the evening.
Margaret Cooley, '18, is to stand
sponsor for the battalion and will
raise the national standard over it.
"To the Colors," will be blown by the
buglers of the Varsity band, and at
the lst 0note, Miss Coleynwll re-
lease the bindings of a huge Amer-
ican flag, which Will float over the
heads of the men as the band plays
"The Star Spangled Banner."
The ceremonies are to begin at 7:30
o'clock harp, when the divisions will
be escorted on to the floor by the Var-
sity band, playing "The National Em-
blem March."
Immediately following the playing
of the piece, the union jack will be
raised over the battalion.k Formal
mustering ceremonies will then be in-
stituted, followed by "Michigan, My
Michigan" by the band. Parade rest
will then be ordered and Dean Cool-
ey will deliver his speech. This will
conclude the formalities, the divisions
marching off the 'floor behind the Var-
sity band. An informal reception is
to be held for the visiting officers
and the newly mustered divisions in
the trophy room and adjoining halls
immediately after dismissal of the
men. A detachment of 60 blue-jackets
is to be sent out from Detroit in a
special car, which is due at the Bar-
bour gymnasium siding at 6:45
Members of the University battalion
are requested to be at the side en-
trance to Waterman gymnasium at
6:45 o'clock, clad in the uniform of
the day: dark trousers, light shirts
with sleeves rolled to the elbow, stiff
white collars, black bow ties, white
tennis shoes. A number of men will be
needed this afternoon to prepare the
decorations in the gymnasium, and
any who can find the time are request-
ed to report there at 2 o'clock.

To Hold no Drill for Training Corps
Members of the military training
corps will not hold their regular drill
tonight, owing to the fact that the
gymnasium floor will be occupied by
the naval reserves. All members of
the former organization are requested
to attend the talks to be given later in
the week by President Hary B.

Varied Aors t
Take Part in Play
Professional as Well as Amateur Cam..
pus Talent Players In
,"Magic Carpet"
Notwithstanding the fact that some

More Than 100 Men Still Eligible to
Compete for Places on


'Women t Stage
Fancy Dress Ball
Costumes, Stunts, and Dancing Will
Feature League Social Function
Saturday Night

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of the best amateur dramatic talent on
the campus will be found in "The
Magic Carpet" on Jan. 12, in Hill audi-
torium, many'actors of professional ex-
perience will also be brought before
the public.
The leading role, that of Dadda
IRhamadad, will be played by Warren
Townsend, '18, an assistant in the ora-
tory department, who has had four
years on the legimate stage. He ap-
peared as "Ring Master" in "Polly of
the Circus" in Ann Arbor some years
ago, and incidentally won the hearty
support and sympathy of the audience,
as well as distinction among his fel-
low actors. Critics from coast to
coast praised his conscientious work
and complimented highly on his abil-
ity to act delicate parts. His clever
acting brings to one's memory the
humorous devices employed by Otis
Skinner in "Omar." /
Jenny Jacobs, '18D, has the leading
woman's part, being "Penelope Pem-
broke" in the production. She has dis-
tinguished herself with the Cape Town
dramatic societies. Miss Jacobs is one
of the two South African women stu-
dents in the dental department. Elsa
Apfel, '17, of "Worsted Man" fame,
will also be prominent in the foreign
students' presentation. The Hawaiian
scene furnishes some excellent oppor-
tuniti s for Harry Carlson, '17, while
Clarehce Hunter, '17, in the Chinese
sketch, will prove that his "Marc'
Antony" and "Menaechmus" of last
semester does not confine his dramatic
The title role in the Hindu act,
Narida, the Mystic, is taken by Nil-
kanth Chavare of Kolput, India, for
many years one of the youniger set of
actors in his own country, and who
has played on the American stage for
a limited number of years. His part
necessitates an actor of unusual abil-
ity in order to portray the Hindu tem-
perament, which is more concerned
with the propaganda of ideals and
poetic atmosphere than with the mere
narration of an incident.
Baron Edadu in the Japanesp play
is acted by Sotokichi Katzuizumi, '17,
of Tsubata Kaga, Japan. In his own
country he has played two years on
the professional stage, but had given
it up in order to gain a better educa-
tion in America. Katzuizumi did some
professional work in Denver, Colo.
Frank Grover, '18, as Rufus Pem-
broke, in the American sketch of "The
Magic Carpet," has a number of years
of dramatic training to his credit.
Grover has appeared in the last two
Michigan Union operas, "All That Glit-
ters" and "Tres Rouge."
More Scholarships for Women Student
A number of scholarships 'are open
to women, and Dean Myra B. Jordan
has. announced that all women inter-
ested are requested to see her at her
office in Barbour gymnasium at once.
The most considerable of these funds
is the Lucinda Hinsdale Stone Mem-
orial scholarship, the income of which
usually assists three women a year.
Another of importance is the Alice
Freeman Palmer scholarship provided
by the alumnae of the University. A
recent addition to the number of
scholarships open exclusively to wo-
men is the Jane Turner scholarship.
EngJineering Society Chemists to Meet
Plenty to eat and to smoke has been
provided for the meeting of the chem-
ical branch of the Engineering society
to be held at 7:30 o'clock this even-
ing In room 303 of the Chemical build-
Besides the election of officers for
the ensuing semester, two short illus-
trated talks will be given. Member-
ship cards will be .placed on sale and
all members of the society are re-

quested to attend the meeting. I

Reliarsal of

Cast to Be Held at 4
Today; Chorus at
7 O'clock

Rehearsals of both cast and chorus
for ,this year's Union opera will be
held today. The cast will meet at 4
o'clock, while the chorus will rehearse
at 7 o'clock. Both rehearsals will be
held at the Union. All men whose
names appear below must attend these
rehearsals or run the chance of being
cut from the list of tryouts without
further notice.
The following men survived the
first cast cut and should report at all
rehearsals until further notice is given
them: Walter Atlas, '18, Fred M.
Adams, '17, L. F. Berry, '18E, W. V.
Casgrain, '18, R. R. Cherryman, '19,
L. B. Emmerman, '18L, F. W. Grocer,
'18, H. W. Goldstick, '17D, T. A. Hart,
'19, E. E. Hawkes, '17, J. S. Kasberger.
'18, S. G. Miller, '19, P. M. Moore, '19,
L. S. Sanders, '19, H. D. Willard-Jones,
'18E, Morrison C. Wood, '17, J. B.
Wood, '19, L. P. Waldo, '17, N. W.
Wassman, '18,R. F. Wuensch, '17, E.
B. Salzberg, '19.
The list of those men still eligible to
compete for places in the chorus is as
E. G. Allen, Spec., S. R. Augspurger,
'17, D. U. Bathrick, '18, F. C. Bell, '19,
C. E. Buell, '19, L. F. Berry, 'E, C.
W. Bishop, '19, N. Blom, '19, C. F. Boos,
'18, W. M. Brace, '18, H. G. Brennan,
'18L, J. H. Broderick, '19, G. 0. Brophy,
. D. W. Buchmaster, '19, R. H. Ben-
n tt, '18, P. E. Carrick, '19E, A. A.
Clark, '19, C. W. Clark, '18, F. 0. Clif-
ford, '18D, P. B. Coombs, '19, H. R.
Cossitt. '19, H. M. Cowen, '19, M. A.
Cudlip, '19, J. R. Darnall, '18M, P. 0.
Davis, '18, B. H. Dooge, '19, W. H.
Dorrance, '19E, J. H. Drake, '18E, H.
C. Kahn, '17D, J. M. Kerr, '19E, K. S.
Keyes, '17, J. K. Knoerle, '18E, R. H.
Knight, '19, C. F. Lambert, '19, S. A.
Lambert, '18, H. J. Lance, '19, L. M.
Limbert, '18, E. H. Loud, '18, P. S.
Lowe, '18E, J. D. Mabley, '19, H. J.
Mack, '19E, H. MacMillen, '19, K. S.
McColl, '18, C. H. Mason, '19, T. Mehl-
hop, '19, V. Mouser, '19, P. M. Moore,
'19, 0. H. Morton, '19, F. C. Newell, '19,
C. M. Norton, '19E, R. J. Orr, '19E, M.
R. Palin, '17, C. C. Pearce, '19E, B. R.
Pennimann, '18, W. D. Peterson, '19,
L. D. Powell, '18, H. M. Putnam, '19E,
E. H. Felt, '18, H. B. Fenech, '19, M.
L. Fish, '19E, S. J. Fitzsimmons, '19E,
M. H. Friend, '19, B. R. Fullerton, '19,
H. 0. Fullerton, '19E, W. H. Goodrich,
'19E, J. L. Gardiner, '19E, C. E. Gorm-
sen, '18E, H. A. Gustin, '18, B. Hadley,
'17E, G. G. Hall, '18D, A. C. Harmon,
'19, J. P. Hart, '19, H. S. Hatch, '18, J.
E. Hayes, '18, E. H. Heimann, '19L,
J. F. Heydon, '17L, C. V. Hicks, '19, R.
P. Hummer, '19, A. G. Ipple, '18, T. R.
Jeffs, '19E, W. P. Johnson, '19, A. L.
Quackenbush, '18, P. T. Quarry, '19, S.
Reekie, '19, C. K. Reichert, '17E, A. J.
Richards, '17D, H. F. Robinson, '18E,
J. E. Robinson, '19, N. Robbins, '17E,
G. 0. Russell, lit spec., T. S. Saylor,
'19, L. H. Scott, '18, A. J. Schmutzler,
'17D, S. S. Shartel, '18, C. E. Smith,
'18D, R. D. Smith, '19E, C. O. Skinner,
'17Eg L. Spanagel, '19E, D. M-
Spri r, '19E, C. J. Sullivan, '18E, B.
N. Ta'pan, '19, H. R. Thompson, '19E,
H. H. Thurlby, '17, N. Tower, '19, W.
L. Underwood, '18, F. C1 VanBrunt,
'18E, F. W. Weston, '19, J. S. Wilson,
'18, P. L. Wilson, '19', E. A. Wishroop,
'19, G. 0. White, '17, R. I. Wheeler, '17,
F. -J. Wurster, '17, A. E. Zigler, '19.
Band to Report at Gymnasium Tonight
The Varsity band will report in the
basement of Waterman gymnasium at
7:10 o'clock tonight to assist in the
mustering of the naval reserves.

The Women's league fancy dress
party, which ranks with the league
circus and the freshman spread as one
of the largest annual social events for
university women, will be held this
year Saturday evening, Jan. 13, ir
Barbour gymnasium.
Preparations for the costumes and
stunts were begun before the holidays,
and in order to stimulate greater in-
terest a number of prizes have beep
announced by Della Laubengayer, '17,
social chairman of the league. There
will be a prize each for the funniest
the prettiest, the most original, and
the worst looking costume; also one
for the best group which attends in


* Cambridge, Mass., Jan. 9.-A
* short course for Cambridge po-
* licemen is to be conducted at
* Harvard university as the result
* of a request made by the mayor
* of Cambridge that provision be
* made for this branch of study.
* The course will consist of a
* series of lectures to be delivered
# before the Cambridge police
* force on subjects that will in-
* terest the guardians of the
* peace and assist them to be bet-
* ter able to care for the welfare
* of the community entrusted into
* their hands.
* * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Prof. Emmanuel de Martonne
Speak on "The Battlefields
of France"



Prof. Emmanuel de Martonne, em-
inent geographer, will deliver an illus-
trated lecture at 4:15 o'clock this aft-
ernoon in the auditorium of the Nat-
ural Science building. His subject
will be "The Battlefields of France,"
and will be illustrated throughout with
lantern slides.
Another lecture on "Roumania" will
be given at the same time and place
tomorrow. The speaker, it is said, is
well qualified to talk upon the themes
he has selected, having been dis-
tinguished as a lecturer upon geog-
raphy at the Sorbonne of Paris, and
being fully cognizant of the present-
day significance of both topics.Both
lectures are open to the public.
Wife of Language Professor Succumbs
at Her Home After Long
Mrs. Virginia Davis Farmer Meader,'
wife of Prof. Clarence Linton Meader,
of the Language department died of
endo-carditis at 2 o'clock yesterday
afternoon at her home 1941 Geddes
avenue. She had been ill for a con-
siderable length of time.
Mrs. Meader was born at Athens,
Ten., Oct. 23,d1868. She was gradu-
ated with a degree of A. B. from
Martha Washington College in 1888.,
For several years after her graduation
she was engaged in teaching atnthe
Female Seminary of Millersburg, Ky.
She entered the Literary department'
of the University of Michigan in 1891
and graduated the following year
with the degree of Ph. B. During the
following two years she took gradu-
ate work in English literature and
She was married to . Professor
Meader in 1894 and has resided in Ann
Arbor since that date. The deceased'
is survived by her two daughters,
Mary Helen aged 15, and Alice Lynds
aged 12 years, and by her three broth-
ers, Hugh, Joseph, and Thomas Farm-#
The funeral, which will be private,
will be held at 2 o'clock Friday, Jan.l

Grand Jury Indicts Harry R. on
Charge of Kidnapping and Whip-
ping California Youth
New York, Jan. 8.-Harry K. Thaw,
slayer of Stanford White, was named
in a grand jury indictment returned to-
day as kidnapper of a 16-year-old high
school boy and as the assailant of that
The indictment charges that Thaw
persuaded Fred Gump, Jr., to leave
Long Beach, Cal., for New York, and
after his arrival here, tied the young
man up and thrashed him with a whip
at the McAlpin hotel on Dec. 25.
Included in the evidence which the
then District Attorney Jerome gath-
ered against Thaw during the famous
murder trial, was testimony of a num-
ber of women that Thaw had lured
them into rooming places in New York
and then beaten them with a jewelled
Thaw met the boy, the indictment
said, while traveling in California
about a year ago. Then he visited
Kansas City about six months ago, in-
ducing the youth to visit New York
City. Three or four weeks ago it is
alleged Gump came to New York and
visited Thaw, when they took rooms
together at the McAlpin.
The grand jury was almost ready to
adjourn when Walsh presented his
facts to Swann. .He took them to the
jury and an indictment was quickly
found. The indictment charges three
assaults. A man named O'Berrne, who
was jointly indicted with Thaw, has
been arrested in Philadlphia, and is
being held awaiting identification, the
district attorney's office announced this
Prof. Johnson Lectures to Cercle
Prof. Albert Johnson of the Span-
ish department, yesterday delivered a
lecture before members of the Cercle
Francais on the subject, "A Walking
Tour Through Spain." The speaker
told in an interesting and amusing
manner the adventures that befell him
while tramping from Gibralter to a
small town near Madrid.
J-Hop Committee Meeting Tonight
All members of the J-Hop commit-
tee will meet at 7:30 o'clock tonight,
at the Michigan Union. Reports from
the various sub-committees will be
heard, and other business of import-
┬░ance transacted.

Address on Occasion of Resolutions
Commemorating Inez Milhol-
land Boissevain
By Robert J. Bender
(United Press Staff Correspondent.)
Washington, Jan. 9.-Expressing re-
gret that' "so many ardent souls in
the suffrage movement failed in the
last election to appreciate that the
Democratic party was more inclined
than the opposition to help their
cause," President Wilson today in-
formed several hundred suffragists he
is not in a position to do more than
he has done in their behalf.
President Wilson closed his remarks
by saying "woman suffrage is a cause
in which I personally believe."
The declaration was made to mem-
bers of the Congressional union when
they presented resolutions to the presi-
dent in the east room in memory of the
death of Inez Milholland Boissevain.
Refers to Convictions.
"I do not need to tell you," the presi-
dent said, "where my own convictions
and personal purposes lie, and I need
not tellayou by circumscription. I am
bound as a leader of a party. As ar
leader of a party my commands come
from the party, and not from private
personal convictions."
He continued: "My personal action
as a citizen, of course, comes from no
source other than my own convictions,
and' my convictions has been frequent-
ly, and I hope candidly defined. It is
impossible for me, until the orders of
my party are changed, to do any other
than I am doing as a party leader; I
think nothing more is necessary to be
Speaks of Democratic Party.
"I do want to say this. I do not see
how anybody can fail to observe from
the utterances of the last campaign
that the Democratic party is more In-
clined than the opposition party to ad-
vancement in this grand cause, and it
has been a matter of surprise to me,
and a matter of very great regret, that
so many of those who are heart and
soul for this cause seem to so greatly
misunderstand and misinterpret the
attitude of parties, because in this
country, as in every other self-gov-
erning country, it is only through the
instrumentality of the parties that
things can be accomplished."
The junior girls will hold their first
"get-acquainted" party from 4 to 6
o'clock this afternoon in Barbour gym-
nasium. An unusually large number
of women entered as juniors this year
and this means is taken'to incorporate
them in the class. There, will be danc-
ing and refreshments, and inforiation
regarding the junior girls' play will be
given out by Clarissa Vyn, '18, chair-
man of the committee. Gertrude
Brook, '18, will report on the junior
advisor work. Opportunity will also
be given for the payment of the social
Dixie Club to Hold Smoker Tonight
The Dixie club will hold a smoker
at the Union tonight. There will be
plenty of cider, doughnuts, and
speeches to satisfy everybody. Prof.
Robert E. Bunker of the Law school
will be the principal speaker., An im-
portant business meeting will follow

All men from the south are urged to
be present.

speaks on
cfo ;5 P. M. Thursday, January 11,
Newberry Hall

Tickets for the twentieth appearance of





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