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post, and that many more of the avia-
tors are expected to subscribe for the
orphans.
ON [N1111 Inthe same number, announcement
is made that a 75-piece orchestra is
being organized at the camp, and
NEWS; HAS NU_ that musical instruments will be
furnished at no cost to members. A
TONS AND recent call for tobacco, issued
EATURES through the Plane News by two
squadrons who were entirely without
3 to the American any, was generously answered by the
:es in France are other soldiers at the, post.
ewspaper of their; Elsie Janis Helps
is the name of the! Among those who are devoting
their time to cheering up the boys in
a four-nao nae France is. Elsie Janis. This "Joy

Ancient Ann Arbor Taxicab Nou-
Reposes in Automobile Heaven"

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AT THE THEATERS

sea i

ekly at the third avia-
on center, "somewhere
It contains two pages
the post, and two pages
L feature section. Car-
merous, nearly every is-
g a full-page cut be-
;maller drawings.
3Spirit of Mant
shown by the little pa-
best. It clearly shows
at the.army post have
ess so greatly needed by
hie front. At the top of
ppears the motto, "For-
gs were done before the
ate red tape. We must
ermany, that the war
Delay is the kaiser's
I
pages of a recent issue,j
ount of work being done
iay be realized. For in-
number dated April 13,
tat fifteen "war babies"
opted by the men at the.
R SHOES REPAIRED |

Lady,"as she is nick-named by the
Plane News, visited the third instruc-
tion center April 10. According to;
the News, "The now famous Y' aud-
itorium fairly rocked as every man,
woman, and child packed between the
rickety doors, accompanied Elsie Jan-
is herself in the songs which she'
sang."
Pre-tty Parisienne
In pires Mrarines
Somewhere in France, May 27. -
Aunts, grandmothers, long forgotten
cousins, and even mothers-in-law
have attained a sudden popularity
among the wounded U. S. Marines
confined to the base hospitals here,
and together with them, letter writ-
ing has become the talk of the hour.
The reason is the kind-heartedness
of a French stenographer, a pretty
one at that, who has volunteered to
write letters home for the incapaci-
tated Marines here.
. The. pretty Parisienne makes daily
visits to the hospitals for dictation.
She has become fully as popular as a
letter from home, and under her in-
spiration the men have blossomed
forth as literary prodigies.
See the latest styles in personal'
calling cards at James Foster House
of Art.-Adv.

When a new four cylinder, Packard
automobile was introduced to the
community years ago, students of the
University and citizens of Ann Arbor
received the surprise of a life time.
The handsome machine was immed-
iately made into a taxi, and the proud
owner, George Craig, colored, who is
a Civil war veteran, had many envious
glances cast upon him from rival con-
cerns.
President James Burrill Angell, de-
siring to award "George," as he after-
ward came to be known in University
circles, for his services around the
University, purchased the latest model
automobile and started him in the
taxicab business. This was about
1908.
Whenever a "swell" party was to be
given, a trip to be made to and from
the station, or couples to be taken to
the J-Hops, George was always on
hand. Things beagn to "break right,"
and the wealth of the land was rolling
his way.
University Obtains Old Machine
But a period of laxity soon set in
The "tin" machines, which could be

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tomobiles, complete and incomplete,
in the "automobile heaven." The 195
mechanics have been working on the
machines since their arrival at the
University. The work, however, has
been limited practically to gas engine
instruction. Thirty additional autos
are expected before June 15.
Three Instructors in Work Shop
Mr. H. H. Strall, '13M, is now in
charge of the gas engine shop work,
His assistants are P. W. Steelsmith,
'19E, A. D. Althouse, '19E, and A. L.
Clark, '18E. Mr. Strall and his assist-
ants are largely responsible for the
rapid progress the first training de-
tachment has made in gas engine con-

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* Wuerth - Wm. S. Hart in
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Tues-28-Constance Talmadge in "The
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\Ved-29-Harold Lockwood in "Broad-
way Bill," (Ret.) ; Mutt and Jeff
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run more economically on short trips,
were gradually obtaining most of
George's business. Then, too, the de-
licate machinery, which is equipped
with a double set of starting appara-
tus, valve caps, and other necessary
adjuncts, started to fall apart. There
was no money in the treasury to make
the needed repairs, so George fastened
a safety pin here, or a piece of wire
there, and let it go at that. The
fenders, after witnessing several colli-
sions with ungainly telegraph poles,
became battered and bent.
Early last winter, George's family
decided that they had better eliminate
the regular Sunday automobile rides-
George never operated his bus line
on Sunday, for he considered it proper
to "keep Holy the Sabbath" by driving
his family around the city. The de-
cision made, George finally went to
work at the Hoover ball bearing
works. When the University issued a
call for a number of old automobiles,
George decided that it would be an
ideal bargain to give' his "beloved"
car to the first training detachment.
Yesterday morning, after the Univer-
sity agreed to pay George a certain'
specified sum for the Packard, the ma-
chine was driven to the "automobile
heaven" in the rear of the Engineer-
ing building.
Men to Have 55 Autos
At the present time there are 25 au-

struction.
Five motors, of all makes, have been
sent by the government for the men.
Every motor is thoroughly inspected,
torn down, and re-assembled in order'
to give the men actual work in re-
pairing motors. When the men com-
plete the course they are expected to
fix any part of an engine that might
require attention with the aid of a
small kit of tools, or with whatever
equipment they might possess at
the time they are summoned to put the
machine in first class condition.
Nine of the 55 automobiles will be
given to Prof. Albert R. Bailey. They
will be used exclusively by the men
of the second training detachment"
studying the lighting ignition system
of automobiles.
New Buildings Being Erected
Work on the new wooden buildings,
which are cantonment style, is pro-
gressing rapidly. One of the houses,
which will be the smaller of the
group, will be devoted entirely to the
study of chassis and chassis repairing.
This particular building, despite the.
fact that the plans were drawn by a
tniversity student, had to be partially
rebuilt by the training men, due to a
mistake discovered in the plans after
the construction had commenced.
The new buildings have a solid con-
crete foundation. The concrete is more
than a foot above the ground, and
about a foot in thickness. The con-
crete was poured several weeks ago,
and after it had settled firmly, the
progress of construction was rapid.
The men working on the buildings
were formerly employed on the new
extension of the Homoeopathic hos-
pital. They are in the carpentry squad,
and have shown a great deal of en-
thusiasm in "learning the new trade,"
for many of them never handled a
carpenter's tool before they enlisted
in the detachment.

AT THE MAJESTIC

At a recent supper at the Harvard
club, Theodore Roosevelt told the
gathering of New Yorkers that no
ambassador he could recall, except
Charles Francis Adams, who repre-
sented the United States in London
during the- Civil War, had occupied
so difficult a post as Mr. Gerard's at
Berlin. "That every American did
everything that a nation could possi-
bly do to keep out of the war with-
out dishonor is poignantly shown in
the big film production of Mr. Ger-
ard's book, 'My Four Years in Ger-
many,' said Col. Roosevelt. The pic-
ture goes back to the beginning' of the
war cloud in Germany and shows the
pitiless charity of incidents that forc-
ed America into battle. The film is
being shown at the Majestic again
today.
DRAWINGS BY PHILADELIPIA
ARCHITECT TO BE EXhIBITED
An exhibition of drawings by Wilson
Eyre, noted Philadelphia architect
is soon to be shown in Alumni Mem-
orial hall, according to Prof. Emlil
Lorch, head of the architectural col-
lege.
This exhibit was first shown in Phil-
adelphia at the convention of the Am-
erican institute of architects held
there. It was then taken to New York
city, where it attracted wide atten-
tion.

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Arcade - Constance Talmadge
in "The Studio Girl." Pathe News.

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"Wolves of the Rail." Also "L"
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- Thurs ;ri-3-31--Dorothy Dalto
="F+lare-up Sal." Also KeystoneC
edy, "A Safe Danger."
Sat-t --Monoe Salisbury in "Iue
. Eyes." Also Weekly and Coined
Stn-In-2-3-Douglas Fairbanks
"Hleadin' South." Also Serial,
geance and the Woman."
'tuoes-Xed-4-3-Walter Reed in
S t'hings We Love." Also "
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: OrpheumTheat
Afternoon-2 :3o and 4:0o:
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Tues--8-Jack Pickford in
S Ghost Hlouse." Also "eagle
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W ed-9-Geraldine Farrar in
Woman God Forgot." Also "L
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''hurs-Fri-3o 3 -iWilliam Desmoi
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ADDITIONAL 5PORTS-
BIG TEN MEET NEXT
ON TRACK PROGRAM
The Michigan track team started
on its last lap yesterday when it be-
gan preparationsr for the next big
'meet on the schedule, the Big Ten
meet on June 8.
Steve said yesterday that it was
very likely that a team would not be
taken to the Eastern inter-collegiates
next Saturday. The Athletic board
will probably vote not to send the
Maize and Blue squad to Philqdel-
phia, although the athletes have been
showing up well enough to make a
good showing in the eastern city.
In the contest with the Maroons
last Saturday, the Wolverines had
everything their own way, and at no
time was the result of the meet in
doubt after the first event of the day.
Coach Farrell said that his athletes
displayed the best form shown so far
this year.
Runners Improve
Johnson, of course, did all that was
expected of him. He took first in
four events and was tied for first
honors in the high jump. The Michi-
gan star was not pushed very hard
in any of the other events which he
won. Messner came through with
the unexpected and defeated Chica-
go's bunch of good quarter milers.
Messner is improving with every
meet, and by the time the Conference
struggle rolls around, he should be
in condition to give the best 440 yard
dash men in the West a hard run for
first place.
MR. BROWN
Offers men and women high-
est marketable prices for their
old clothes. Anything in. the
way of suits, overcoats, or shoes he
will take off your hands. Sell your old
clothes. They are no good to you.
I can use tbem. You will get your
money's worth. No quibbling to buy
cheap. Their absolute value will be
paid. Men's and women's apparel
both. Call Mr. Claude Brown at 210
Hoover Ave. Phone 2601. He will
gladly call at your residence.-Adv.

MILITARY NEWS
Kenneth A. Nelson, '15, a cadet in
the British Royal Flying corps, whose
airplane figured in an accident in
southern England some time ago, has
been killed, according to advices re-
ceived here yesterday afternoon. He
was a resident of Grand Rapids.
While in the University, Nelson gain-
ed a reputation as being the fastest
220-yard runner on the freshman track

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The regular athletic and gymnastic
exercises will be given to the cadets
of the first battalion, Second regi-
ment, by Dr. George A. May at 4:15
o'clock this afternoon ox Ferry field.
The battalion baseball championship
may also be played.
Cash or Exchange for Medical, Dent -
al, Law Books-Biddle, Nickels Arcade
Bldg.-Adv.
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