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* Whitney-"Maid in. America." *
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* Majestic-Marguerite Fields in *
*' "A Doll's House." *
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* Arcade-Emily Stevens in "The *
* House of Tears" *
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* Orpheum -- Pauline Frederick *
* in "The Spider." *
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At the Majestic
The popularity of Marguerite Fields
and her superb company playing at
the Majestic this week increases. Last
night every seat in the auditorium was
sold and an excellent production of
"The Common Law" was given.
This afternoon there will be another
change of bill when "A Doll's House"
will occupy the stage. The play tells
of a young wife who has been treated
by her husband as a doll and not
taught any of life's responsibilities.
When her husband becomes ill, she
forges a note to secure money to send
him to a health resort. Recovering
and learning of her indiscretion, he
thinks only of the disgrace the crime
will bring to him and not of the sac-
rifice she has made for him. In a
most tense scene, she leaves, her hus-
band's house, and the sound of the
closing street door brings to an end
one of the most intense plays in mod-
ern stage literature or productions.
"Green Stockings" is the rather pe-
culiar title of a bright and dressy com-
edy to be presented by Marguerite
Fields and her company tonight. The
comedy takes its title from the old
English custom of requiring an elder
sister to wear green stockings at the
wedding of any of her younger sis-
ters. Celia Farraday has had two of
her younger sisters marry and has
been compelled to wear the hated
hose to the delight of her friends, and
as the play opens, the announcement of
the engagement of her baby sister is
announced. To forestall the gibes
which ensue as a matter of routine,
Celia announces that she herself is
"engaged" to a certain "Colonel"
Smith, who has just gone off to war.
This is an invention, pure and simple,
as she creates the colonel out of whole
cloth. However, her position in the
Farraday household immediately is al-
tered. The men who formerly looked
askance at the "old maid" now find her
most attractive and pay her much at-
tention. Instead of looking after the
household duties, she lies in bed drink-
ing chocolate and writing love letters
to the man she had created. Of course,
one of her love letters is accidentally
discovered and in the second act, after
Celia has announced that "Colonel
Smith" has died of wounds in Somali-
land, a very real colonel comes to see
her. , Endless complications result,
with much bright dialogue and many
funny situations.

Entire Allotment of Seats in Bio k
"X' Already Sold, Block "B,
on Sale Saturday
As a result of the heavicst seat sale
in the history of the May Festival.
the entire allotment of seats in block
"A" has been taken up. Block "B,".
consisting of a number of seats on the
main floor, the rear rows of the first
balcony, and the front portion of the
second balcony, will be placed on sale
in lill auditorium Saturday morn-
ing at 8:00 o'clock.
' The price of these seats is $250 in
addition to cover coupons to be ex-
changed, or $5.50 without the cover
coupons. f
At the University School. of Music
beginning Monday all seats remaining
in this block will be offered so long
as they last at a 50 cent reduction.
The seats in block "C" will go on sale
in Hill auditorium on Thursday and
Friday of next week.
Tickets for single concerts will not
be placed on sale until May 8, but as
the sale of course tickets is so ex-
ceptionally heavy it is probable that
the house will be practically sold out
to season holders before that time.
Father's Death Calls Mrs. Clark Home
Mrs. John F. Clark, secretary to
Dr. Hinsdale, has been called to Chi-
cago owing to the death of her father.

Says Advent of Socialism Will Cause
Women to Forsake Drudgery
of Home Life!
Rose Pastor Stokes in her lecture
yesterday afternoon on the subject of
"Socialism and Women" said that the
advent of socialism would cause wom-
en to forsake the drudgery of home
life and become important factors in
the economic system.
Mrs. Stokes explained this idea by
giving examples of the kindergarten
and baby gardens which help the poor
women of the cities to raise and prop-
erly care for children, as well as be-
come workers in the industrial world.
With the government assuming con-
trol of public institutions, such as fac-
tories, gas works, coal mines, etc., a
system will become perfected by which
women may be able to work and at
the same time have their children bet-
ter educated and cared for than is
possible under the present system.
Menoralih Society to Hear Dr. Levin
Members of the Menorah society will
hear an address on "The Personality
of Juda P. Benjamin" at the next
meeting of the society on Sunday eve-
ning, April 2, in Newberry hall. The
address will be delivered by Samuel
M. Levin, '12, of Detroit, who at the

Arrangements for the annual soph
lit dance to be held tomorrow after-
noon in the Armory have been com-
pleted. Shook's entire orchestra, the
J-Hop favorites, will come from De-
troit. Over half of the tickets have
already been sold.
The chaperones are Prof. W. D.
Henderson and Mrs. Henderson, Prof.
A. W. Smith and Mrs. Smith, and Mrs.
W. L. Underwood. Dancing will be
from 2:00 o'clock to 5:00 o'clock.
Tickets may be secured from the mem-
bers of the committee, or at the Un-
ion, at 50 cents.
An announcement to the effect that
the G. O. P. convention for the second
district is to be held in this city,
April 25, was received here yesterday
from Lansing. Delegates from Wash-
tenaw, Jackson and the lower halves
of Wayne, Monroe and Lenawee coun-
ties will attend the meeting.
Three Men Die in Mine Explosion
West of Vivian, W. Va., Mar. 29.-
Three men were killed, 20 others were
frightfully burned and injured, and
So men escaped, when an explosion
partly wrecked the King mine of the
Tidewater Coal company yesterday.
Of the 23 miners employed in the
section where the explosion occurred
not one escaped uninjured, and most
of them received injuries which will
likely prove fatal.


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are the reliable business men of the high school-
city. It JS to yoir advaatage to trade
with them. ** Patronize Daily Advertizers. **

Dr. Vaughan to Give Dedicatory Talk
Dr. Victor C. Vaughan will give the
address at the opening of the Blodgett
Memorial Hospital of Grand Rapids,
which is to take place Friday.
The Michigan Daily for the rest of'
the year, $1.00. **

Job Seekers Should Apply at "Y"
Information concerning a number of
Dpenings for job seekers may be se-
cured at the employment bureau of
the Y. M. C. A. *
Look over the advertIzements. They
will interest you.*

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