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J E WNS UE Nhrs.IBasil Clark
TOSpeak Thiday
iN SENA E A D HO SE1 Mrs Bsil Clark, a Kentucky wo-
' man, active in w a work both here
tabroad, will speak at 8 o'clock
15,000 M JO ITY IN lOH o atH31adtrmPeiu
to hrhusband's ahi. 94 is
EP DE IG CH CKEDCak lived in Li'verpoi/I ijl dn a.she
Sp EPIDEMIC CHECKED has also lived In Germany" and four
" AMONG U.;S. FORCES years in Brussels.
When war 'woaIsdeclared Mris: Clark
.7. gave her house as a Iced a s ta-
Washington, <Nor. 6.-In his weekly - - -
1 ,ahntn o.6-nhswel tion and devoted her time to war
r.eylew. of military conditions, in the work Chile .liig fn Bglgm she
ILEY' severatheaters of war, General Pey- saw the Gerian' a-riny maih in t
n March, chief of :thegeneralBrussels, where she lived for two
,Idaho staff, sketched the great. Allied vic-rears- under German .rule.-. She will
lark .oiies and explained their meaning. tell -the: severity: of -this military dis-
Ie.. said that the, number of Amer ean cipline in rageard -to the. treatment-of
troops overseas exceeded 1,000,000, her personal friend, Edit. Cavell:.
,.and made ..known that the influenza Mrs.: Clark-.has 2been. interesed inI
+ epidemie among the troops sent to the organizing of .50,OOG.dace makersI
- The Europe - appeared to -:be definitely in Belgimn and . :different loan -and-
etween checked. The proportion of influ- Y M. C. A. drives.. She has worked
as still enza cases among- troops beifrland- with the food conservation commis-
eofl- ed in Europe has been reduced to al sion under the. :direction of Mr.
detpr- most negligible figures in. some dvi- Hoover.. --
tttering aons.- - - -
, Ne- .,. General March also disclosed the 10- .
'ote be- cation of several of the fighting units,
197,125 among which was mentioned the Rain-
_ them boydivision in aetion west of the .
an, but Meuse.S O TS £
. about ast Of' EmAll . "
report,"E Last, evening during pragtice,
21, the "Wipe off that smile!"' Coach V'ost picked- Ile eeen :men
$ailey, The man.wiking east antter field, which will represent the University
the vwomen's atle1i4orpunds, stopped, ofMichigan"gainst th Chfeago foot-
s ad- in su'rprise at "arbig 'the excessive- . afidway Saturday.
,000 by ly warlike command. He behold a Thirty-four Will be included in the
is, but uinesslke sergant-major drilling a squad which' ilt ufake t .trip. .
orable, platoon, not an- rdinay platoon, you Only a few of the picked number
from under s band t ^' a{ ooon ofirls. are a surprise.to- .Michigan rooters,
red his "They are good soldiers," said Ser-- as many have been following the
crease geant-major Fischer in speaking o practices' dtoiely. duriug- the past sev-
rening. lla squadss.. "They are. as accurate eral weeks. The ajority have illed
andas apt in learning military tactics thei 'ositionsrorstait t hirlthaout
euii - s th me. T~e~rdo erytlng~but the seaso,'perrrming sad well that no
u a the men. Tlie d erery'thing-but dther ahie -old'hYe -bee -ad.
!clared |manual of arms and Bayonet practice Baerceiie O Surprise a
s lessetting up exercises will be started as .T ekfield, Surprise
asked; soon as drill is held in the gynina- -'The backf d which W ll 'b s end-
the slum."- ed upon to.advance th-b.toe all o s
Nired The soldiers ar'n't the Russian le e nral s tuchdownsthrough the Maroon
l-bal- gfon nf death-types oryet of the yeo- defese, is the one which has ben
. 'women variety; they're just regular s working together- contantry Idud igt
under acttese girls whn. take theirexercise tenk These men are Knode at
.0 said. and receive their credits or military Purtrrback, Steket'e at fullback ad
nd the marchig Instead of hockey; tenniso Perrin and Cohkrast leftad right half-
were archery. - Their commanding officer , fck,respectively. ,i
porters isn't a warrior grim and bold, a hero Cohn, acting captaif, thma y tone at
Wayne sans pour et-sans reproche; he's just w e.ses my of th m a
ibilcuarglrsren-ao h c were used by Coach ost in his -back-t
a regular "sergeant-major who oca- field last year. He is a strong plung-
would sionally meets the necessity of issuing er and an excellent open field - run-
head- a hurried "As you were," and the sb- er..nd an xcelen p e dgrun-
carry sequent "Wipe off that smile." . Thi : -an ey ias iod eat-
~atons_____________ -ly, evn-beyond. hsgoo4'record of,
d.t- be last season. Cohn may be depended
uld--be MEN WANTING NATURALIZATION upon to advance the ball many yardst
PAPERS REPORT IMMEDIATELY in the coming battle, and he will un-c
ds utdly beKnde's choice to carry-
sional 'An opportunity will be -given men the ball-in a ierisia.
e. to- to apply for naturalization papers on Perrin, at the other half, is another
at the Friday, when the examiner from Chi-. good open field runner. His side-
o e-h cago arrives; - -This will be t'e last' stepping in the scrimmages against
Lteme- opportunity for some time as it is not the reserves and in the Case game1
tcsof known when another examiner can marked him as sure Varsity mate-a
rns of be obtained. - rial. He will be valuable when five
iing a Any new men desiring naturaliza- yards are needed around end to placeI
n Ida- tion papers must report to Lieut; W. the ball in position for a kick. For
K. Montague, some time this morning. a number of seasons back, Perrin hasr
epub- The following men who reported to I. played on the reserves, being alwaysa
of the H. Shir, '19, last week must also re- ineligible for the big team. Pluggingc
;, and port to Lieutenant Montague - this constantly he fitted himself for his
seats morning: Edw. A. Fritch,, Chas. E. opportunity of this year.n
Smethurston, Lawrence Granger Bott, Depend on Steketee's Te
ted to. Harry L. Whybra, Jacob .. Rosenberg, - Steketee, the coach's choice for full-
-. Morris Luskin, Alfred Statnick, David back Is a freshman in the naval unit,h
Seligson, A. G. Cuthbart, Harry:Lich- He comes frqm Grand Rapids, where1
tenstein. he made a remarkable name for him-t
slf as a high school player, being a

Infirmaries Going Out gf I Jgge5 kicker of unusual ability and f pling-
the . er sIrong enolgh to gain nnmeronst
ign , h$ryvfrar eguresne yards through the center of the i
ek. reported that it discharged 10- ing line. As a kicker, Steketee will rankh
yestrdJ am n a ryone..u ti ivuadstruglhlcne Q h
ich yesterday and at one. infrary there' even'this season as one of the strong-t
me. were more orderlies than patiente est in the country, and among then
till Several of the men on the detail were best that 1iehigan has produced. Tis-
to discharged because there was noth- foot will take the Wolverines away
Lck ing for them to do. The number of from any trouble they may encounter,R
tne S. A. T. C. on sick call and on sick and will.-bea wpderrful assetto. gain
details has decreased especially no- ground, because of the. 'wakness of
ticeable during the last three or four the Maroon kickers.R
days. - (Continued on Page Three)

College Woman
SHasn't 'feelings'
"Since the war forced men to em-
ploy women in England, it has been
found in many cases that one woman
is. taking the place of 'two, men," de-
clared Miss Rose Sidgwick of the
University of Birmingham, who with
her .colleague of the British mission,
Miss Caroline Spurgeon, spoke at
Mar.thaCook building last night. "One
nn wlio had hitherto refused to em-
ploy women, even college-trained,
said, - 'Give me college women, for
they're different from any other kind.
They have no feelings, and they do
not q.uarrel.' Which was a tribute to
the poise which the college woman
attains." Miss Sidgwick spoke on
the many changes wrought in the
lives .of English college women by the
war, :while Miss Spurgeon explained
the purpose of the British mission
and especially that of the two wom-
en on it, which is to bring about an
interchange of women students be-
tween the _ colleges of the two coun-
The distinguished guests answered
many questions fired at them by the
interested girls, residents of the two
large dormitories and of Kent hall
and Alumnae house, who filled - the.
blue room to overflowing.- Both ex-
pressed delight in meeting students in
this way, instead, as one put it, "of:
peeing a great many big buildings
and - no people."


(By the Associated Press)
With the American army on the
Sedan front, Nov. 6.-(9:15 P. M.)-
Reports from the center of the Amer-
ican line are to the effect that the.
town of Mouzon is on fire, and that
part of Sedan is burning.'
The division fighting in the center
today captuured 20 "77's," 200 ma-
chine guns, 15 trench mortars, 200,000
rounds of ammunition, and much oth-
er material.
Amsterdam, Nov. 6.-Entente troops,
in agreement with the Austro-Hun-
garian command, have crossed the
Austro-Hungarian lines at several
points to offer passage to troops which
have not yet fled, according to a Vien-
na dispatch. This action was taken
to prevent a further disbandment ofr
troops and prevent them transport-
ed home in groups.
London, Nov. 6.-- The British are
continuing their advance to the- east
of Mormal forest, according to Field
Marshal Haig's report tonight, and
have occupied numerous villages and
the railroad junction of Aulnoye..

It a


;hat it
rry to
t indic
d 'wou

s 'Claim Both Hou
Nov. 6.-Congres
were incomplet
-was apparent th
ad taken control
robably more, Th
close with the ou
an the final retut
re Ford was runt
b Newberry, and i
rus available 25 P
n elected to seats
eld' by Democrats
ad been elected-to
epubleans. In th
rat had been elec
d on. Page Four)
ranted to help in t
r Work . campai
-begin next we
atriotic work wh
quire much tin
, well as others w
_ Those wishing
report at 5 o'clo
r. Futter at La

- "The purpose of this mission is. to
learn how the union of the two na-
tions,.may be strengthened. To bring
them closer together is our object. I
hopethat.we can exchange professors
and thereby'secure more communica-
tion . between our educational insti-
This was the substance of a short
address given by Dr. Arthur E. Ship-
ley of the British educational mission,
at the exercises in which honorary de-
grees were conferred upon the mem-
bers of the mission, yesterday after-
noon in the Alumni Memorial hall. In
the opening address of the meeting
President Harry B.. Hutchins greeted
the mission on behalf of the Univer-
sity.and spoke on the unique position
occupied by state universities. "The
great characteristic of our Universi-
ty," he said, "is that it is a school of
democracy. The University graduates
the student into it rather than out of
^ Confers4 Doctor of Laws Degrees
Following the introductory speech,
President Hutchins, by will of the"
Board of Regents, conferred an honor-
ary degree. on each member of the
mission. The degree of Doctor of
Laws was conferred -on each of the
following: Dr. Arthur E. Shipley, in
recognition of his great work as an
administrator and of his scholarly
contributions to science; Rev. Edward
M. Walker, for his scholastic attain-
ments in the field of ancient history;
Sir Henry Miers, for his contributions
to science; Sir. Henry Jones, for his
high position won in the philosophical
field; and Dr. John Joly, for his dis-
tinguished career' in scientific re-
The degree of Doctor of Letters was
conferred on Miss Caroline Spurgeon,
in recognition of her notable contri-
butions in the field of English litera-
ture; and -.on Miss Rose Sidgwick, for'
her eminent services in connection
with education.
The other honorary guests present
were Lieut. J. B.- Nichols, of Balliol
college, Oxford, and wounded in bat-
tle in Flanders; Prof. Frank Ayde-i
lotte, of the United States committeei
(Continued on Page Four)

Paris, Nov. 6.-The operations by
the French today netted one of the
greatest advances yet made, measur-
ing more than six miles at various
points. The important towns of Ver-
vins, Montcornet, and Rethel were oc-
cupied, and progress was made far be-
yond these places, the war office an-
nounced tonight.
Amsterdam, Nov. 6.-The American
council and several British prisoners
have been killed by the bombardment
of Charleroi, southwest of Namur, in
Belgium according to Berlin dis-
patches received here.
Cercle Franeais Elects President
The Cercle Francais held a business
meeting at the Cercle rooms Monday,
evening4 Hope Ferguson, '19, was
elected president for this year. It is
customary to elect officers for the
coming year at a spring meeting, and
those elected last spring were Presi-
dent G. Byrne, '19; vice-president, Ken-
netha . Berry, '19; treasurer, Floyd
Buell, '19; secretary, Marjorie Spring-
er, '20. As Byrne left college to enter
the service a new president was elect-
ed to fill the vacancy.
Tau Beta Pi, senior engineering hon-
orary society, elected 11 men from
the highest one-quarter of the class in
scholarship at their annual fall elec-
tion. The men elected are: D. G.
Bovee, A. S. Brock, R. S. Cooper,
W. E. Groves, R. A. Munro, E. F.
Potter, J. M. Schwartz, H. R. Thomp-
son, C. T. Van Dusen, P. Verschoor,
and I. Wojtaszik The date of the in-
itiation will be announced later.
Students of the University, who are
not members of the S. A. T. C. or
the University naval unit, who have
paid the membership fee may obtain
their Michigan Union membership
buttons by presenting their tuition,
receipts at the canteen in the lobby off
the new building. '
According to all available'informa-
tion at this time members of the S.1
A. T. C. or the University naval unit
are not members of the Union. Their
relation to the Union will be announc-t
ed when their status is determined.

Yankees Battle for the COnt
Main Metz-Berlin Lines @1
(By the Associated Press)
Montreal, Nov. 6. - The Mo
Star this evening publishes the Io
ing dispatch from London:
"Semi-offical reports declare
Germany has decided to a
Foch's terms."
London, Nov. 6.-The German
istice delegation has reached U
lied lines. This information re
the lobby of congress late toni
Summary of War Atiiti
Deserted by all her former
her great military machine i
process of destruction by the
slaughts of the Entente armies
dream of world domination dissi:
Germany begs for a cessation o
tilities, notwithstanding the
-terms she must pay.
The decision of the Versaillei
council scarcely had been made
lic when Germany was sending
bassies to Foch to learn wha
commander-in-chief's terms are -
Huns Retreat Slowly
Meantime in France and Fla
the enemy forces are being giv'
rest. Along the whole battle li
France the British, French,
American troops have made fa,
material gains, and have recl
numerous towns and villages. T
ands of Germans have been
prisoner. Generally, the enemy's
es are in slow retreat, but in
points are offering some resisi
partiqularly against thie Amer
on the Meuse river and the F:
in the Argonne forest.
Yanks Near Sedan
The latest gains of the Britis
the western side of the battle f
has been productive of the captt
several towns of great impori
.the gaining of more territory e
the Scheldt canal, where the I
dians are on the attack, and the
ing of several railway junctio
high strategic value. Along the I
Americans continue to push ste
forward and at last accounts
almost at the gates of Sedan, a
inating point on the German 11
communication to the east.
east and west of the river the
mans have stiffened their resisi
using large numbers of machine
and gas shells in an endeavor to
pede their progress.
To the west of the American
tors the Germans, near Rethel
holding a bridgehead to protect
retiring armies east and west. I
ing so they are forming a dang
salient, in which capture is 1
should the French break thr
Numerous crossings of the F
have been made on the Aisne.
gether the situation of the Germa

Junior Medic Class Elects Of
Joseph A. Kerwin, '20M, was e
ed president of the junior medic
yesterday at a meeting of the
called for the purpose electing
officers. Donald M. Barnes, '20M,
chosen vice-president, E. Forest
rill, '20, secretary, and James K1
'20, treasurer.
Klump was the only candidate
the office of treasurer and was u
imously elected.









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