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November 10, 1923 - Image 11

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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Of New Field House

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Varsity sport events formerly held in Waterman gymnasium will be
d to a large extept in the new field house in the future. The seating ca-
:lty is several tithes that of the gymnasium and thus it will be possible
many more to see the major contests than have during the past seasons.
It is planned to hold Varsity football practice in the building during in-
ment weather and after dark. Although the present clubhouse will still
used there will be roomy in the .new. structure for the accommodation of
athletes.
'onnecticut Sailors Became
First Marines 148 Years Ago

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One hundred and forty-eight years
ago, eight "well-spirited and equipped"
members of the Connecticut state navy
were selected to guard a large sum
of money on its route from Hartford,
Conn., to Fort Ticonderoga. They
were the first marines in history, al-
though new groups were organized
within that year.
June 15, 1775, the marines of ,the
Rhode Island navy were serving on
hoard the U. S. S.,Katy and U. S. S.
Washington when .these vessels cap-
tured an armed tender of the British
frigate Rose. This ras the first hostile
vessel to be captured by an American
armned ship.
It was not until Oct,5; 1775,that the
Continental Congress used the word
"Marines" for the: first time. It oc-
curred on the occasion of a resolution
directing General .Washington to ac-
quire two armed vessels a)I use them
to capture two British brigs loaded
with munitions that had sailed unes-
corted from England. In this resolu-
tion Washington was also instructed
to give oders for te "proper encour-
agement ' of the "marines and sea-
men" serving on those vessels.
Today the marines observe the 148th
anniversary of their natal day, which
was Nov. 10, 1775,when the Congress
by resolution diredted that a regiment
of two battalions of marines be raised.
Since that eventful day that branch of

VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS
WELCOME MARINES TO CITY
Richard N. Hall post of the
Veterans of Foreign Wars wish
to welcome the Marines to Ann
Arbor. To you men who served
in the World War, we offer all .
ties of friendship and hope your
short stay will not soon be for-
gotten. As you parade down the
field we will think of days gone
by and we hope that feeling will
not soon be forgotten. Your
brief visit allows us only to
offer you a very sincere welcome I
bound by mutual friendship.
the service has grown in size and rep-
utation until it is now considered one
of the world's greatest fighting ma-
chines, marching to the four corners
of the earth and sailing on 'the five
seas.

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Mirrors, Perfume Flasks, Ladies' Pendants, -Pins and Rings.x You h4 o
see to appreciate. Take a loolk at our WINDO DISPLAY. Altf4s

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