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April 15, 1919 - Image 8

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TIE MICHIGAN DAILY

TUESDAY, APRIL 15,

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UNIVERSITY EMPLDYE
SCIENCE BUILDIN'4 JANITOR HAS
KNOWN CAMPUI'S A LIFE-
TIME
Students who are interested in trac-
ing Michigan's development from 1837
up to the present time, will do well
to talk to some of the few people who
have seen that development. Such a
one is Mr. Mills, janitor at the New
Science building. Mr. Mills was born
two miles south of Ann Arbor. He has
lived in the vicinity all his life and
has been in University service for
something over 25 years.
"When I was a child," said Mr.
Mills the other day, "I used to play
on the campus and pick the wild
strawberries which grew everywhere
upon it. Sometimes I would dig for
gophers. 'Please' signs would have
been of small use in those days, for the
campus waJ like a meadow and my
father, who helped build the first Uni-
'versity buildings, could have told you
that it was mowed for the hay which
it yielded.
"My father's team was one of the
three which brought the great me-
morial boulder to the spot where it
now rests on the Northwest corner of
the campus. It was placed there in
'62. Two teams could not budge it
from its muddy resting place out West
Liberty street, and my father's help
was called for.
Hall Dedicated by Angell
"That was nine years or so before
Main University hall was built. Mr.
Jenison, who was graduated in 1868,
was the architect, and it was con-
sidered one of the show buildings of
Western Michigan. The dedication of
the hall was the first official act of
President Angell. At the top of the
original dome of the University hall
there was a small square platform.
It is said that Architect Pond, who
designed the New Michigan Union and
was but a boy at the time when the
hall was built, climbed to the top of
the dome while it was under con-
struction and stood on his head on
the platform. He was quite generally
considered a haruin-scarum and al-
ways had his share in hairbreadth es-
capes.
"The dome of University hall, by
the way, is not so towering as it once
was. It was built the first time with
great timbers and there was no iron
work in its construction. In the 'nine-
ties one of the great stringers sprung,
giving the dome an ominous tilt. The
regents, fearing it might topple over
some stormy night, rebuilt the struc-
-ture.
Courses Are More Complete
"Courses of study are more com-
plete today than they used to be. I can
remember when the Medics, , Dents,
and Laws put in but two six-month
terms in preparation for their life
work. Graduate doctors in those days
were compelled to know their anatomgy
Bargains in Baseball Mitts at Wahr's
University Book Store.-Adv.

well, but the clinics, it was said, were
limited mostly to patients having sore SPING
eyes or club feet.
The Architects and the Engineers !
did not alwnxa s ha eano,.na n tnfmir TY

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AT THE THEATERS community, marks the first step in her
campaign to bring Lillyville to its
(Continued from Page Seven) senses. Further wild schems of hers
Arcade theater today. The picture lead to ultimate success in her under-

4tu 11MJ tlWA 0 LJSve separaL
ricula. The combined school u
be a part.of the College ofI
ture, Science, and Arts. The
college always had the full ei
nine months term.
WHAT'S GOING 0
TODAY
7:00--Mandolin club rehearsal a
hall. New music will be giv
and all members are requeste
present.
7:30-Meeting of the Adelphi,
floor U-hall.

cr- IHI*IUI I URULUnLL I 1II11I1visualizes the concluding chapters of
used toEdgar Rice Burrough's great story,
Litera- (Continued from Page Four) Tarzan of the Apes." The settingsj
latter well, but Kimball was too wild to be are remarkable for their scenes of na-
ght or of any effect. All were a little af- tural splendor amid wild animals and
fected by sore arms, but this was jungle savages. Elmo Lincoln again
prevalent in both teams. -The Colum- takes the part of - Tarzan . the
bus men were in as good shape as the white ruler of the untamed wild-
Wolverines, they, too, having put in erness, while Enid Markey has
about two weeks in practice. the role of Jane Porter, the beautiful
Trip Very Helpful daughter of the rich American sci-
The annual scrap with men having entist on an exploring expedition in
it Lane a greater knowledge of baseball is the wilds of Africa, where she meets
en out one of the most beneficial factors in and loves Tarzan.
d to be Michigan's training. Every man on Tomorrow May Allison will appear
the Columbus line-up was once in the in Peggy Does Her Darndest."
fourth major leagues. Ohio State's team is in
Columbus during the first part of this AT THE WUERTI
week goig through the same kind of

taking.

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SHUIBERT-GARRICK THEATER I
Detroit
Charlotte Greenwood in Oliver Mor-'
osco's record breaking comedy, "So'
Long, Letty," comes to the Shubert-
Garrick in Detroit the week of April
13, for a return engagement. This
rollicking musical comedy of domestic
patter has proven itself one of the best
of the song and dance shows, and
Charlotte Greenwood's terpsichorean
and humorous artistry has made her

role in "So Long, Letty," a classic.
BlldHOP McDOWEAL T1O SPEAK
A'T 01110 COMMENCEMENT
Bishop W. F. McDowell, president of
the board of education of the Metho-
dist Episcopal church, will be the
speaker at the graduation exercises
at Ohio State university on June 17.
Class day will be observed this year
with the usual planting of ivy on the
campus, the class breakfast and day
exercises. President W. O. Thompson
of the university will deliver the bac-
caleaureate sermon.
Bargains in Baseball Mitts at Wahr's
University Book Store.---Adv.

TOMORROW
8:00-Mortarboard will meet
Kappa Alpha Theta house.
UI-NOTICIS

a drilling which the Wolverines un-
at the derwent. Indiana is the only other
Conference team which has this an-
nual start on the others by playing
'Big league squads. Indiana has a

Engineering assemblies will be held yearly set-to with the Indianapolis
Thursday, April 17. Sophomores at American association team.
9 o'clock. Juniors at 10 o'clock, and The American association is con-
Seniors at 11 o'clock. . posed of the following teams: Colum-
"The Michigan Tenic" will be on Sale bus, Indianapolis, Toledo, Louisville,
Tuesday, April 15, in the corridors St. Paul, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, and
of the Engineering and Chemistry Kansas City. This combination ranks
buildings. Fnext to the National and American
leagues.
MOUNT UNION COLLEGE PLANS -_ _-----

Peggy Hyland in "The Rebellious
Bride" forms the attraction at the
Wuerth theater for today and tomor-
rom. She is supported by Pell Tren-
ton, George Nicholls, and George
IHernandez.
"The Rebellious Bride" is the story
of a self willed mountain girl who re
fuses to marry the man for whom
her grandfather has destined her, with
the resutl that that individual compels
her to be united with the first male
seen thereafter. The outcome of this
unusual situation is charmingly de-
veloped in the picture.
AT THE ORPIHEIUM

J=HOP PICTURES

LYNDON

719 N. University

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before buying any quantity of

EDUCATION OF WAR CRIPPLES
At a recent meeting of army offi-
cials and a committee representing
Mount Union college of Alliance, O.,
plans were laid for the education oft
men crippled during the war.j
Tuition and books will be paid for
by the ogvernment, which will give
each soldier $60 per month in addi-
tion. These students will be kept un-
der close observance, and if their workC
is satisfactory they will be permittedt
to cdmplete a full four year course.
Astronomers Say We Can't See Sun
Astronomers aver that no one has
ever seen the sun. A series of con-
centric shells envelops the nucleus of
which we apparently know nothing ex-
cept that it must be almost infinitely,
hotter than the fiercest furnace. That F
nucleus is the real sun, forever hid-
den from us. The outermost of the
enveloping shell is about 5,000 miles
'thick, and is called the "chronmos-
phere."
Headquarter troops of the 85th di-
vision passed through Ann Arbor about
1 o'clock Monday afternoon bound for
Camp Custer. Many trains have gone
through here during the past few
days bearing the Michigan and Wis-
consin overseas selected men, chief of
which have been members of the 338th
infantry regiment. Other parts of the
division are expected in the near fu-
ture.
Tennis Racket Restringing very
promptly done at Wahr's University
Book Store.-Adv.
The Daily is a campus institution
-Support it. $1.00 for the test of the
college year.-Adv.

'General" Applied as Courtesy
By courtesy and "for short" all gen-
nnl ffinarz rmnlr olla

a ,, 1s) rc ommonly 'aItea Naughty, Naughty!" which comes
'general even if they are only briga- to the Orpheum today, depicts Enid
dier-generals - the next grade above Bennett in the role of the small town'
the rank of colonel. girl who has come back from New
_ak _f - Ce York not only with new clothes, but
Lack of Demiagnd(losesMn es also with new ideas of what is nec-
Owing to the light demand for an- essary to the success of the place in
thracite coal, the Delaware, Lacka-which she lives.
wana and Western railroadrecently Presentation of "The Spirit of
shut down three of its largest mines, Spring," a "heathenish" dance in which
throwing over 5,000 miners out of she shocks the staid memebrs of the
work..
-- ---- -- j100 Tennis Rackets to select from at
LOST? Advetise in The Daily.-Adv. Wahr's University Book Store.--Adv.

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