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May 29, 1919 - Image 6

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In Russia,

(By Associated Press)
Arehangel, May 28.-The 'American
ruiser Des Moines arrived here to-
sy with transports bringing new
ritish volunteer army units to re-
eve the American an4 other troops
rho have been fighting since last
Rear Admiral McCully, commander
f the American naval forces in Rus-
Ian waters, is aboard the Des Moines.
'he gunboat Yanktown is expected to
Dllow the Des Moines here within a
ew days.
The ships on which the new forces
rrived will transport the first unit
f American infantry which it is ex-
ected will be homeward bound in one
The last American lifantry on the
'olgoda railway front has just been
elieved after nearly eight months'
iervice. The American received A
ousing farewell from the British and
tusiau command at Obozerskaya.
Arrangements are under way for
olding Memorial day services at
rchagel cemetery, where are in-
erred many of the hundreds who have
een killed in action or died in serv-
ce in Russia. '
London, "May 28.-Sweeping up the
housands of mines which strew thef
eas in the neighborhood of the British
sles has proved such a costly and
angerous job when carried on by the
rdinary methods, that the admiralty
as turned to the airship for. relief.
Dxperiments conducted in the North
lea, it is announced, have been suc-
essful, mines being located and ex-
loded much quicker than when the
sual mine-sweeping ship is used.
While the airship has the advant
ge of height in locating mines, the
nere fact that an airship cannot hit
mine adds so much to theelement of
afety that it is expected that much
f the 5,000'square miles of mine
trewn waters which remain will be
leared without loss of life.
Buy your Trunks, Bags, and Suit
lases from F. W. Wilkinson. Trade
our old-one. Phone 24. 325 N. Main

London, May 28.-On Memorial day
wreaths will be placed by the Knights
of Columbus on the graves of all
American soldiers, sailors, or marines
who died and were buried in the Brit-
ish Isles during the war. There were
nearly 3,000 deaths in the American
forces at hospitals and camps in Eng-
land, Scotland, and Ireland.
There will be a wreath for each
grave, with the name of the dead,
soldier or sailor, and this inscrip-
"He died that we might live. In
grateful memory from his fellow coun-
trymen. The Knights of Columbus of
the United States. May 30, 1919."
American graves in France and
Flanders also will be decorated by the
Knights on Memorial day.
For the purpose of voting on a suit-
able constitution, the fraternity stew-
ards met Wednesday night in the
The constitution was adopted after a
little pro and con debate, until Nov.
1, 1919. At that time it will be bet-
ter known what the conditions de-
mand. The points disputed were, the
five per cent commission to be paid
to the 'Business manager, and the tax
to be levied against the fraternities
for incidental expenses.
A temporary business manager was
appointed until the board can defi-
nitely elect one. It was hoped to be
able to elect permanent officers, but
owing to the few representatives pres-
ent, the action was delayed until a
meeting to be held next Tuesday night.
Horseback Rider Injured
John C. Cowing, '21, while riding
horseback on Geddes road, was vio-
lently thrown to the ground, seriously
spraining his left elbow. The accident
was caused by the horse stepping into
a hole in the middle of the road on
the crest of the hill, and stumbling.
The hole was admittAly dug by a
party of surveying students who neg-
lected to fill it before leaving.
It will pay you to go a little out of
your way to have Lyndon, Photo-
grapher, do your Amateur finishing.-

Paris, May 27.-A great new educa-
tional force in the shape of the Amer-
ican regular army will come into be-
ing in the United States in the near
future if the present plans of govern-
ment officials, army officers and prom-
inent civilian educators are realized.
Briefly, it is proposed to make Un-
cle Sam's standing army a huge uni-
versity in which the young men of the
country will receive not only physi-
cal and military training, but will be
given opportunities to acquire acad-
emic and vocational learning which
might be beyond their reach in civil
life. The old days of virtual wastage
of time which represented almost
blank pages in the life diary of the
soldiers will be a thing of the past.
Instead of being turned back into civ-
il life in a more helpless state than
when he entered the army he will be
equipped to wage a vigorous fight for
his place in the sun of the business or
professional world.
450,000 Already Schooled
The possibilities of this plan have
been demonstrated in the wonderful
work done during the past few months
by the Educational Commission in the
American Expeditionary Force in
France, Since the signing of the
armistice something like 450,000 Amer-
ican soldiers have been appreciably
benefitted by the army schools, which
shave been put within the reach of
every man and which have provided
facilities to study almost every con-
ceivable subject, from farming to
Few of the army educators in France
realized at the outset how great a
work they were starting. The avidity
with which the enlisted man and his
officer have seized upon the proffered
opportunities has astounded them.
With this object lesson before it,
the army has been inspired to carry
on this work at home in the standing
'forces. The project assumes, it is un-
derstood, that the standing army of the
future will be a comparatively large
one, and that there may be a short
period of compulsory training for the
youths of the country, although the
scheme is not dependent upon the com-
pulsory feature.
Curricula to Be Varied
Under the new system all subjects
would be taught, from A, B, C's for
the Illiterate, up through perhaps the
first year of university work. Voca-
tional training would naturally form a
most important phase of the pro-
gram. Boys who had had no oppor-
tunity for schooling before entering
the army would be started on their
way and would be permitted to rein-
list at the expiration a ftheir service
in order to carry on their studies. Oth-
ers, who perhaps had finished high
school, would be given a chance to
begin their college course so that
there would be no waste of time in
case they were planning to go into
professions or business.
There would be military training, of
course, and the soldiers would be
made as nearly physically perfect as
posibe. A large part of their time,
however, would l e devoted, if they so
desireu, to improving their hinds.
Thus, the army believes, any boy,
matter what his stan:g in society,
would be materially benefitted $, hs
period of service with the colors.

Paris, May 28.-The Comedie Fran-
caise, Prance's leading theater, has at
last been compelled to follow the ex-f
ample of the other theaters and in-
crease the price of its seats. The in-
crease is not heavy, 20 cents, on the
higher priced seats and half as much
on certain of the cheaper.places.
Orchestra stalls will cost the equiv-
alent of $2.40 instead of $2.20. Even
with these increases, the Comedie
Francaise, which receives a state sub-
vention and so has to receive officialr
authorization before changing its ad-
mission rates, remains cheaper than
other first-class houses.
The new music-hall under English
direction charges the equivalent of $4!
net, including the poor tax for its best
stalls. The theater where Gaby Deslys
is appearing charges the same, with 10
per cent extra for the poor tax.

7:00-Mandolin club rehea
7:80-Christian Science s
ing in Sunday school of
X3:00-Sir Johnston Fo
son in "Masks and Face
odist church.
9:30--Daily-Gargiyle bas
at Ferry field.
1:30--Annual Wesleyan
at Three Sisters lake fo
people of the churcha
Meet at Methodist churc
Michiganensian staf imen
wish to attend the All-F
banquet next week at
must sign the list at th
fore Saturday.

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At a recent meeting of Iota Sigma
Pi, women's honorary chemical so
arsal at Lane ciety, the following officers were elet-
ed: Mary Morse, '19, president. Law-
oclety meet. rence Sims, '20, vice-president; Rober
f the church. ta Deam, '20, secretary and treasur;t
rbes-Robert. and Helen Seeley, '20, correspondin
es" at Meth- secretary.
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guild pienie
or all young
and friends.
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embers who any "nag"
the Union, or "drag" to
ie offices be-
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writing forever.
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Coblenz, May 28.-Eight German
railroad employes were arrested re-
cently by American military police in
Coblenz and charged with robbing
United States army cars of food. One
of the men, Gerhardt Croom, was su-
perintendent of the railroad yards in
Coblenz, and the others were switch-
men. Croom who was taken to the of-
fice of the provost marshal by an
American private was greatly humil-
iated by this procedure and protested
The American military police allege
German 'railwayemployes were caught
separating food cars from a train
arriving at night, switching a car
onto a lonely siding, robbing it and
dividing the plunder. Afterward the
car would be returned to its proper
place in the train.
Gould, ex-'20L, Visits City
Lawrence M. Gould, ex-'20, has Just
received his army discharge. Mr.
Gould was one of the first to enter
the service and was sent at once to
Jourville, France. Later he was
transferred to Romorantin with the
80th division. During the second drive
of the Meuse-Argonne he was with the
5th corps, principally with the 89th
division where they were cited by the
After the armistice was signed he
was stationed at Coblenz and placed
in charge of the sanitary corps.
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Bicycle riding anywhere upon the Campus except
in regular driveways has been forbidden by the Board
of Regents, in accordance with Public Act. No. 80 of
1905 as amended by Public Act No. 302 of 1907.
Violators are subject to prosecution under the terms of
these Acts. The Buildings and Grounds Department
has been instructed by the Regents to enforce this
legislation. These regulations are entirely separate
and distinct from the City ordinance relative to riding
bicycles upon sidewalks.

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