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THE WOLVERINE

BORDER STUDENTS ASK TO STAY
University of Illinois Boys' Write
Wilson to be Exempt\
Urbana, Ill., Aug. 24..-The news
that college men were to be exempted ' .'" '
from further duty on the border as 'h}
soon as school began, has aroused :: ' 2:
great indignation on the part of the
University of Illinois troops in the
southwest, and as a result the boys{
hate sent the following letter to the .
White house:
"To the lHonoable Woodrow Wilson,
Presisdunt of the United Stat s:
"The undersigned, comprising all the
members of Troop it, First Illinois -.
Cavalry, known as the univrsity of.z ?."'\
Illinois, bave just been advised of the-
order for the mustering out of all or-...... . :
ganizations of university students on
September 14. We feel deeply hurt 1
that you should have so far misoider-
stood us as to believe that we would
ever consent to go home while other
national guard organizations remain
on the border.
"We can see no more reason why we
are entitled to shsirk our duty to our
country, than are.other organizations
which are made up of men in other
walks of life.
"Feeling that we could never hold1
up our heads on the campus if we
should take advantage of this oppor-
tunity to sneak home, we respectfully
petition you to exempt Troop B, First
Illinois Cavalry, from any order must- Old Mill Standsa
tering out any national organization
for reason until the situation along Dream s W hich
the Mexican border is secure."
SATIN SLIPPERS AND HAPPY If perchance upon a moonlit night
LAUGTHERS, NO LONGER WITH US you should wander beyond Huron
street to the spot where the old wind-
Instead of the happy free laughter mill stands, and should loiter for a
that use to echo through the dusk moment in the clinging shadow of its
halls, instead of the satin clad feet one remaining wing, you would hear
that glided from room to room, up and above the creak of its ancient wheel
down stairways with ease and grace. the whisper of the name "Gabrielle." In
Instead of the victrola playing a sweet that name, did you but have the mind
hawaiian love song, instead of the soft to look, you might see the history of
cheery good mornings that was how the old landmark came to be, and
exchanged in passing, instead of find in the story of its origin a curious
the usual signs of love and life, mingling of love, romance and death,
there will be chairs and tables all of which taken together forms an-
up set, boxes and trunks ham- other of Ann Arbor's most ancient
med from one corner of the room and long-forgotten traditions.
to the next. Rugs and carpets given Almost a hundred years ago, so the
a bath. Walls and ceilings are being story runs, there lived in Stuttgart,
scrubbed. Fair checked maidens will Germany, a man by the name of Her-
give one more last look at the room man, son of Baron Stenbach, an offi-
they began to love, then they will pick cer in the King's service. Herman
up their suit case and depart, some was in leve with Gabrielle, the daugh-
to return, others to never again gaze ter of a French banker in the town,
on the stately structure. Newberry who occupied a vast expanse of land
Hall is getting a cleaning and the girls next to the Stenbach estate. The two
are leaving, were friends until the Germans en-
tered the Napoleonic wars, when
Roscoe Rau Visits Ann Arbor a bitter hatred arose between them
Roscoe Rau, '18, a member of the and caused the Baron to withhold his
Michigan Daily staff, is in town for consent to the marriage of his son
a few days. with Gabrielle. Thereupon Herman re-

a Monument to
Never Come True
tfused to fight against Napoleon and
was promptly disowned and disinher-
ited by his father. There came a
summons for him to appear before
the general of the army, and thinking
that a trumped-up charge had been
made against him, Herman fled.
The Ancient Trysting Place
On the estate of Grabrielle's father,
high up on a hill, and commanding a
view of the city, there stood a wind-
mill. It was here that Gabrielle and
Herman met night after night, elud-
ing the vigilance of their parents to
find sympathy in a mutual friend who
listened to their secrets, laughed with
them, grieved with them, and signified
his consent to their plans by a
solemn, underitanding creak of his
wheel. It was to this trysting place
that Herman fled to escape the sol-,
diers who came for him, hiding in a
small dark hole beneath the floor. He
was not discovered, and that night
Gabrielle came for the last time to
talk over with him their 'plans for
the future. He was to go away, across
the sea to America and some day come
back for her. As they talked they
strolled through the fields. It was
that time in the evening when every-
thing seems to spell romance. The
moon was half hidden by a cloud. A
sweet-scented summer's breeze came
and went us little waves in the long
grass about them, and far in the dis-
tance the whip-poor-will was singing
his fircwell song. They came back
to the wind-mill, rising with its dark
niass like a sentinel on top of the hill,
and ascended to the narrow balcony
which encircled it near the top.
Leaning against the rail they talk-
ed, building for themselves castles
which were to become more than air,
and dreaming dreams which were ti
be realized when once he reached the
new world. Clouds came up and cov-
ered the sky. It was late summer,
and of the stars Vega alone was vis-
able. He pointed it out to her and
called it a star of fortune-promised
her that while he was away that star
would watch over her, and that some
day it would bring happiness to both
of them, And then he left.
That was the last night they ever
saw each other, Herman came to
America without money, without
friends, and struggled along for 10
years, becoming by the end of that
time rather well known as a builder
of houses. In the year 1835 he re-
ceived news of Gabrielle's death. Five
years later he appeared in Ann Arbor
and formed a fast friendship with the
owner of a large estate on the edge
of town. Two years later this owner

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Two onr from L Y N D O N 1'9No the i
Hill AudtoriomN UniversityAvenue
desired a windmill to pump water to FUNERAL OF GEORGE C. CARON
his house, and the designer was Her- HELD TOMORROW AFTERNOON
man Stenbach, who made of it the
exact model of the one in Stuttgart Members of Phi Gamma Delta and
where he and Gabrielle had said good- Phi Alpha Delta to Act as
bye 30 years before. The only differ-
ence was that in the reproduction Pallbearers
there was no way to reach the bal-
cony. Herman left soon after for the Fraternity brothers of George C Car-
south, and died in a little house on on, who died while swimming in Lake
Church street in Mobile, Alabama, un- Huron at Goderich, Ont., Monday aft-
known and soon forgotten. But the ernoon, will act as pallbearers at his
old windmill still stands, a monument funeral, Thursday afternoon. Honor-
to Gabrielle and dreams which never ary pallbearers have been selected
came true. from the active and alumni chapters
-W. H, Fort. of Phi Gamma Delta and Phi Alpha
Delta. They are as follows: Alvin
RUSSIAN ADVANCES STOPPED Fredericks, Malcolm McCormick, Ed-
TEUTONS RETAIN GROUND win Mercer, Ben Shepherd, Sumner
Host, Frederick Solms, Clarence Har-
vey, George McCain, Rufus Loveland,
London, Aug. 2.- Everywhere on '18e, Milo C. Crawford, Robert . Good-
the 250-mile battle line from the Pripet rich, '171, Reno P. Ransom, '171, Hugh
marches down to the Carpathians the Allerton, '161, Thomas E. Atkinson,
general offensive launched by the Rus- '171, Henry C. Rummel, '161, W. Leslie
sians under General Brusiloff in the Miller, '161.
first days of June has been brought to
tandstill. Michigan Gets $9,552 For Roads .
In the allotment of the million dol-
At some points, particularly in Vol-lars expendable this year under the
hynit, northeast of Kovel, in the Ser- Federal Aid Road Act, Michigan has
eth valley, east of Lemberg and in the tentatively been assigned $9,552. The
Carpathians, the Austro-German arm- general plan is that the state is to fur-
ies have launched successful counter nish co-operation in an amount at
attacks during the last 48 hours, re- least equal to 50 per cent of the esti-
gaining some lost ground, mated cost of the survey and construe-
Petrograd claimed no new gains in tion. This co-operation may be in the
its official statements today. The Rus- form of money, labor, and materials,
sians still continue to launch furious or the construction of roads.
onslaughts against the Teuton lines,
but "terrific losses to the attackers," Illnos Athlete to Compete at Newark
according to Berlin and Vienna, are P. H Miller, the crackJavelin throw-
the only result. The Russian war er of the Illinois State Normal i8-
office. admits that the Muscovites are versity is to represent the Illinois
oeeting firm resistance at the vital Athletic club of Chicago, in the javelin
points assailed, throw at the national championship
of the A. A. U. in Newark, N. J., Sept.
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