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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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'.Reduction I
Sale

As we have too large a
stock of fancy
TROUSERINS
on hand we will Isell
them at reduced prices
to make room for our
Spring and Su m m e r
Woolens. Be sure and
call in before you place
your order.
Gd.. II.WILD & CO.,
108 [. WASHINGTON STREET.
* -
Ihe Great tGame
Exiting Fun for Everyone
Pocket War faps for the
Far East, ISc.
,SHEEHAN &COU.,
University Booksellers, Sta-
tioners and Engravers.
&20 South State Street.
The Ann Arbor Savings Bank.
CapitaI stock,s 500 . ,urpl us, $175,000.
Resources, $2000.00
A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS
TRANSACTED.
oFFICES Charles E. Hiscock, Pres.; 'w. D.
Harriman Vice Pres.; M.J. Fritz. Cashier.
Choice Cut Flowers
[lwersand Plants in season
COUSINS & HALL,
Cor S. Univ. Ave. and 12th Street
Telephone 115.

THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Entered as second-class matter at the Ann
Arbor Post Office.
Published daily (Monday excepted) during the
college year, at17 E. Washington street,
(basement floor, side entrance) Phone 82-3r
MANAGING EDITOR:
S. EMORY THOMASON
BUSINESS MANAGER:
ROSCOE B. HUSTON
EDITORS:
Aletis . . oRDuT K. WALTON
News, - - - J. . BALor
ASSOCIATES:
Olifford Stevenson, Roy Peebles,
A. M. Graver, Henry P. Erwin
A. C. Pound. A. H. Ortmeyer.
Joseph Y. Kerr, Stoddard S. More.
Ida M. Brownrigg. I. Waite Jayne.
Geo. A. Osborn. Harold C. Smith.
Harry H. Andrews. Alfred B. Koch.
Thomas B. Roberts. Clyde L. Dew.
BUSINESS STAFF:
C. A. Thompsoan. Wi. R. Lloyd
B. S. S obtz. H. K. Latourette.
Thos. L. Fekete.
Editor Today-A. R. PEEBLES.
Subscription-Two DoUars per year, payable in
advance. If delinquent after Nov.1, 10, $2.0
Office Hours:-12:30 to 1:30 and 6:30 to 7:30
p. m. Daiy.
Address-ROSCOE B. HUSTON, Busieslan-
ager, 331 Packard Street.
Telephone, 461.
CALENDAR.
March 15, 7 p. m.-Lecture by Prof.
Mathewson, "The Death and Res-
urrection of Jesus,'9 in Tappan
Hall.
March 16, 5 p. m.-Philosophical club.
Lecture by Prof. Lloyd on "Ethics
and its History," in Tappan Hall.
Marc h19-U. of M. Republican club
election.
March 19-Fresh-D. U. S. meet.
March 17-Thursday evening-"The
Evidence from Variation," Dr.
Pearl, Museum lecture room.
March 18-Friday-'07 Lit dance in
Barbour gymnasium.
March 18-Friday-Illustrated lecture
on "Parsifal" at the School of Mu-
sic.
March 18-Friday evening-Universi-
ty oratorical contest, auspices of
the Students' Lecture Association.
March 18-Friday-4 p. m.--Hon. H.
R. Pattengill on''Boarding round"
at Tappan Hall.
March 25-1906 Law social at Gran-
ger's.
March 25-Varsity debate, Wisconsin
vs. Michigan.
Just a year ago today, the Cross
Country Club took its first outdoor
run. It is to be hoped that the weath-
er will soon moderate; otherwise the
baseball team will start the season
under a severe handicap and the four
mile relay team will be unable to get
in condition for the great race at Phil-
adelphia in April.
The classic quiet of the campus
walks and buildings bids fair soon to
be something of the past. ,Students
who in former years found nothing to
do during lecture hours but watch the
squirrels, or who in the library studied
in stillness broken only by the hum of
social chatter now have their reveries
and their labors interrupted. For te

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newsboy has broken down the barriers
of farmer years and now calls his
papers almost in the corridors of the
general libray. At first glance t'
practice seems hardly worth the not.
ice, but if it is to be stopped now is
the time, and there can be little doubt
that it should be stopped.
The action of the sophomores at
Cornell in using pepper in the fresh-
man rush recently and silver nitrate
in painting captured freshmen has
been severely criticized by' the upper
classes. The trouble between the two
classes was the annual fight in con-
nection with the freshman banquet.
THE GREAT CHARIOT RACE IN
"BEN-H VR."
The chariot race in Ben-Hur is the
most convincing bit of realism ever
presented on the stage. The difficulty
of practically developing this wonder-
ful feature was one of. the reasons
which caused Gen. Lew Wallace, the
author of the story, to decline for
years to permit the book to be dram-
atized., After Klaw & Erlanger had
submitted to him a complete working
model of the mechanism of this scene
and had demonstrated to him its thor-
ough practicability, he began to con-
sider the dramatization of the book.
The chariot race occurs in the fifth
act of the play. It is preceeded by a
scene showing the exterior of the cir-
cus in Antioch. Here, the great wager
is laid between Sanballat, the secret
agent of Simonides (the steward of
Ben-Hur), and the Roman contestant,
Messala. The signal for the race is
sounded and the crowds rush into the
arena. The stage is suddenly darken-
ed. A fanfare of trumpets is heard
and the din of the shouting of a riot-
ous multitude.
The lights are on. Over the course,
through clouds of dust, with a sound
as of muffled thunder, the chariots of
Ben-Hur, Messala and the other two
contestants, each drawn by four blood-
ed horses, exactly fitting the descrip-
tions in the story, speed in full career.
The walls of the arena, the stalls and
the galleries, crowded with excited
spectators, hirl dizzily by. The four
blood bays of Ilderim draw past the
whites and blacks. At the turn the
wheel of Messala's chariot spins from
its axle. Messala reels in his chariot
and falls headlong under the feet of
plunging ohrses. Darkness.
The next scene shows the vast
curve of the amphitheatre, stretching
away in perspective. Ben-Hur, in his
chariot is before the Consul's seat, be-
ing crowned as the victor and receiv-
ing the plaudits of the people.
It cost Kaw & Erlanger over $20,
000 to develop this magnificent inci-
dent in the play. The sixteen horses
alone cost them $10,000. The horse
markets of the country were scoured
to secure them and 120 were tested on
the apparatus. From this number 20
were selected, suited by temperament
for this work. Sixteen of these are
used as principals and four as substi-
tutes in case of accident or sickness.
At Detroit Opera House, week of Mar.
14 to 19.
GGLEE CLUB NOTICE.
Room C, Wednesday 16th, 7 p. m.
17-18
Fresh Lowney's, Allegretti's, Spar-
row's, Huyler's, chocolates at Cush-
ing's Pharmacy. tf.
JOB PRINTING--MEYERS, 216
Main St. S. Pihone 281.

Sweaters and
Sweater Vests
25% OFF
For a Short Time Only
$5.50 Ones for - $4.12
$5.00 Ones for - $315
Colors White, Gray, Ma-
roon and Navy.
FOR SAL AT
Walir's Book Stores.
No better than a $3 .00
hat should be. The rub
is that other $3.oo hats
should be better The
"VARSITY
$3.00.
(iOODWE[D'S
fatters I S .:ain Si.
"Be fair to your
face." Use Williams'
Shaving Soap.
Sold in Shaving Sticks, Tablets, Etc.

THE STUDENTS' LECTURE ASSOCIATION
,ORATORICAL CONTEST
U~RIDAY, -ARCH 18, 8 P. NI.
UNIVERSITY NALL.
Regent Levi Barbour will preside.
Doors Closed DariNg Si-eeches.
e n Tickets, $1.00 -. 4.4 Single Admilsign, 50c

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DEAN M. S5EABOLT, Manager
TONIGHT
If zI n u ebscenic revival
Prices-25-35c-5c-75c.

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Wednesday, March ,6
The
Great Labor
Play
P c , e35c, . eats now
seing.

Saturday, Parch 19
John C. Fisher's
Magnificent Production
The Silver, Slipper
100 Peole, frostiy OIrs
Prices-75 .00-$1.50.
Seats ready Thursday.

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HENRY & KYER, MERCHANT TAILORS UNiVERSITY AVE.

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