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January 18, 1919 - Image 4

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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

SATURDAY, JAi

AT THE ARCADE
"Another 'olly of: the Circus'!" is
what the-national board of review said
after they had witnessed the screen-
ing of "The Racing Strain," which
features Mae Marsh and is to be seen,
at the Arcade theater today and to-
morrow. Others say that she appears
in the same type of a role that first
won her international fame in Griffith's
"Birth of a Nation." "The Racing
Strain" is a racetrack romance of
Kentucky. Mae Marsh has the part
of a plucky Southern girl who defies
fate and fortune in winning love and
happiness. ,A thrilling horse race
photographed at the Saratoga race-
track is one of the exciting scenes in
the picture. It's a Goldwyn picture.
ORATORICAL CONTEST PLANS
FINISHED, MANY TO COMPE'l '
A large number of orators are ex-j
pected to compete in the Northern'
Oratorical contest this year, according!
to Mr. F. K. Immel, of the oratory de-
partment. Many orations are in and
more are expected in the near future.
Representatives are being entered
from the literary and oratorical 'so-'
cieties of the campus. Information
concerning this contest can be ob-
tained from, Mr. Immel.

U Fire-Fighters
Ready for Call'
No volunteer student fire depart-
ment system is in vogue in the Uni-
versity. Instead, to protect its build-
ings and those adjacent from fire, the
University maintains a complete de-
partment which co-operates with the
local one in extinguishing campus
fires.= This department is manned
by employes of the buildings and
grounds department.
Since the early days of the col-
lege, the campus fire department has
been a well organized institution. To-
day record time is made in reaching
fires and the department's good repu-
tation is still maintained.
Complete Organization
By a system of siren signals fires
on any part of the campus are lo-
cated. The department then leave
their work immediately and hurry to
the fire where they report to the cap-
talus of their various sections. Beside
ladder, axe, and hose men, there are
utility, police, and salvaging crews.
To avoid confusion in obeying or-
ders, the chief of the department and
crew captains wear white coats. Aides
to captains wear black ones with a
white circle on the breast

handdrawn hose carts. A quantity
of hose is also kept in the buildings
and grounds department. In the bse-
ment of the mechanical engineering
laboratory there are two high press-
ure pumps, one steam, the other elec-
trically driven. These pumps connectE
with hydrants over the campus.-
Fire drills are beld twice a year.
MICHIGAN BAS KETEERS WHIP
DETROIT BY 29-18 SCORE
(Continued from Page Three)
2; Cress, 1; Bornstein, 3; Lyons, 1;
O'Shea, 2; Dowly, 1.
Foul shots: Borntsein, 3 out 6;
Finn, 8 out 10; Dowly, 2 out 3.
Referee: Johnson of Purdue.
Umpire: Sampson, Springfield Y.
M. C. A.
Time of halfs: 20 minutes.
lonte Cross of Philadelphia has
been engaged to serve his fourth year,
as coach for the mrdl rdil on oi nnn
baseball squad. Cross formerly play-
-ed shortstop with the Philadelphia
Americans.
A large intra-mural basketball tour-
ney has been started at the Univer-
sity of Illinois with 19 fraternities and
11 independent quintets entered.

('liristian Scientist to Lecture Sunday
A free lecture on Christian Science
by Frank Bell, member of the board
of lectureship of the First Church of
Christ Scientist of Boston, will be
given at 3 o'clock tomorrow after-
non at the Whitney theater. It is giv-
en under the auspices of the First
Church of Christ Scientist of this
city.
Use The Daily to reach the students.
Four thousand students read it every
morning.-Adv.
A RC ADE
Shows at 3:00; 7:00; 8:30
Phones:
Theatre, 296-M Mgr's Res., 2316-M
Sat-i8-Farle Williams in "The Man
Who Wouldn't Tell," and Big-V
Comedy,° "Roots and Riots."
Sun-Aon--t9-2o--Mae Marsh in "The
Racing Strain," and "Smiling Bill"
Parsons in "A Pair of Pink Paja-
rmas."
T ue-2i-_Doris Kenyon in "The Street
of Seven Stars," Star Comedy,
''Campiiing tOut," and Icau ont News.

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--Modern Equipment'
President Lowell, of Harvard, is to In the little building, which is of-
be one of the men to tour the country ficially termed "Fire Station," and
during the month of February, to located directly east of University
speak in behalf of the League of Na- 'hall, is kept a modern horse driven
tions. truck, or hook-and-ladder, and two

All* fraternity basketball
have been postponed at the
sity of Indiana on account
"flu.'

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