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No. 174.

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY, MAY 31, 1918.

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I MEN TO DO 0FF
IN SEASON'S
ICELEBRATION
TO ASSEMBLE ON CAM-
VARSITY BANID TO
AD PROCESSION
S" TO FOLLOW
RAM AT HOLLOW
es in Engineering College
ed to Enable All to
Participate
es of the University will
a the campus at .7:30 o'-
it, to take part in the an-
glht exercises. Shop class-
engineering college have
d tonight by order of Dean
Cooley, in order that all
,y be able to participate in

Board to Extend
Scope Of inlander
Future managing editors of the
Inlander will receive a yearly com-
pensation of $200, in accordance with
regulations made at a recent meeting
of the Board in Control of Student
Publications.
It is the plan of the board to sub-
sidize the Inlander and make out of
it a literary magazine fully represen-
tative of the University of Michigan.
Of late, the Inlander has been read
and contributed to by only a small
number of students, and the policy to
be adopted next year aims to increase
the circulation and to augment the
number of contributors.
With a view towards increasing the
circulation, the board has banned lo-
cal advertising from the columns of
the Inlander.
The managing editor for next!
years' Inlander has not yet been
chosen, and students desiring this po-
sition should send in their applica-
tions on or before June 7 to Prof.
Fred N. Scott, chairman of the Board
in Control of. Student Publications.
Applicants should state their quali-
fications and experience.
UNIONUU DIVEUWILL
CLOSE SUCCESUL
f.
fNDltATIONS POINT TO AN OVER-
1SUBSCRIPTlON OF STUDENT 1
QUOTA -

le on Campus
ps and gowns will as-
diagonal walk near
niors on the diagonal
ar of the Natural Sci-
ophomores at the flag
nen at the east of the
The Varsity band will
f Hill auditorium, and
ssion to Observatory
lock sharp. The line
e north on State street
.en east to Observatory
e classes in the order
y. Fred M. Thompson,
e freshmen, and Uri A.
the sophomores.
is for the demonstra-
reported as completed.]
of wood has been col-
plete arrangements for
r toques to be contri-
ire student body have

Deposit Caps in Bx. .
xercises for Cap night will begin
:30 o'clock on the grounds. Each
lent is expected to deposit his cap
huge box near the entrance to the
. These will be shipped to Bel-
a. by the comforts forwarding
ue of Ann Arbor. The classes will
i be formed in the order in which
r enter; seniors on the right of the
juniors to the left of them, and
iomores in front of the seniors.
ibers of the Student council will
st in the formation of the classes.
Snake Dance Around Fire
pon entering the field freshmen
start a snake dance procession
nd the fire, and then form in pos-
2 -to the left of the sophomores.
>ugh the courtesy of Mr. J. F.
rth, a "free movies" entertainment
be offered at the Wuerth and Gr-
im theaters after the exercises.
.dge William D. Chapin, '86, Gor-
C. Mack, '18, George F. Hurley,
ton C. Fetter, and Prof. John C.
ier have been secured as speakers
ae evening. The program will be-
with the playing of "The Star
igled Banner" by the Varsity band
will end with the singing of the
[low and Blue."
Should Not Cut Caps
eshmen are requested by the com-
e to bring their "pots" with them
rell as their toques. It is also re-
ted that the caps are not mutilat-
efore they are thrown in the box,
ccurred last year when the system
being tried for the first time.
'y student possessing a toque
h will be worthless to him next

The Union drive for $250,000 to
prepare the new Union building for,
war service ends tonight. One hun-
dred solicitors have been canvassing
every student for life membership
subscriptions, and it is reported that
the quota of $25,000 for the campus
will be oversubscribed before tonight.
Students have been showing great
interest in the plan of accepting iLb-
erty bonds as cash, and not only have
new memberships been taken out on
this plan, but students have made
their second and third payments, re-
ceiving cash for the balance. An ef-
fort will be made today to reach ev-
ery man on the campus who could
not be seen before, in order to make
the canvass complete.
University to Instruct Mechanics
The war department desires to
send a large number of soldiers to
the University for instruction in gas
engine operation and repairs, steam
engineering, electric work, sheet met-
al and foundry work, machine tool
operation, and general mechanics,
continuously during the period of the
war. The difficulty of such a propo-
sition has been the lack of sufficient
housing and messing space. For the
purpose of proper discipline and oth-
er reasons, the war department re-
quires that the men be housed prac-
tically under one roof, and unless
this can be done, the University may
be barred from further patriotic serv-
ice.
$20,000 Must Be laised
The new Union building contains
1,200,000 cubic feet of capacity and
120,00 square feet of floor, and is the
only possible space that can be se-
cured for these purposes. To enable

UNIONCANVL
MORE SUCCESSFUL;
Second Day of Fete Surpasses Initial
Performance in Size of
Attendance
FESTIVITIES MAY CONTINUE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON, NIG T
Net Proceeds Total Slightly More
Than $1,000; Sum Not Up to
Expectations
The second day of the Michigan
Union Byphalo Bull carnival even
surpassed the initial day in attend-
ance and the number of tickets taken
in at the various booths. More than
$600 was netted yesterday.,
Arrangements are now being made
to hold the carnival again Saturday
afternoon and evening. If the fac-
ulty committee will consent to the
plan, there is no doubt that the show
will be repeated. It has been a great
success, but the sum netted has not
come up to expectations. The funds
will be given to the Michigan bureau
of the American Universities Union in
Paris, and considerable money is
needed to keep the Paris Union run-
ning. It is essential that more mon-
ey be raised at the carnival. Slightly
more than $1,000 has been taken in
altogether.
ince Still Popular
The dunce in Waterman gymna-
sium Last night was the main attrac-
tion and the big floor was crowded
most of the time. Ike Fischer's "jazz"
orchestra furnished the music. Many
attended the show for the dance
alone. Quite a few of these people
found themselves attracted to many
of the inviting booths that surround-
ed the big midway in Barbour gym-
nasium. If they failed to contribute
their share of the money needed, the
run 'em in police forced them to pur-
chase tickets at the bar of justice.
Fraternity Booths Rushed
Most of the fraternity booths were
rushed all day yesterday. Thursday's
patrons spread the news of the ex-
cellent side shows, and crowds of
their friends came to view the exhib-
its yesterday. Business was better at
all the booths than it was Thurs-
day.
Delta Kappa Epsilon did not open
its Spirit of the Nile booth yesterday.
The only other booth not running was
that of Delta Chi, where a noted pro-
fessor was to enter the tiger's cage.
The ferocious feline escaped early
in the evening and caused considera-
ble commotion in the hall when its
keepers chased it all over the build-
ing. The tiger was finally recaptur-
ed, but when it was returned to its
cage it was found that the professor
had disappeared. The show was of
necessity called off. The professor
was quite successful in taming the
beast Thursday.-
Duck the Kaiserj
The duck the kaiser booth was one
of the most popular. It was run by
Trigon house instead of Delta Upsi-
lon, as announced yesterday. Many
people took pleasure in stopping the
advance of the Hun towards Paris.
The booths of chance were more
popular yesterday than previously.
They were crowded during the entire

day. It was noticed last night that
most of the frequenters of Theta Del-
ta Chi's shoot the chutes were girls.
The fair sex fairly swarmed around
the big slide. Alpha Delta Phi sold
as many orders of soft drinks as us-
ual.
Victrola Raffled
A large .Victrola was raffled late
last night. It has not been learned
who held the winning number. A big
box of cigarettes was also raffled. It
was won by coupon number 20. All
tickets for both were disposed .of in a
short time.
Many laughable happenings or'cur-.
red on the floor during the day. The
dancing "girls" from two of the
booths were the center of many
pranks. Many masculine patrons
failed to penetrate their disguises and
learn their identity.
If the carnival is to be reopened
tomorrow, announcement will be

Washington, May 30. - Railroad
employees were reminded by Director
General McAdoo that the employees
of the 11. S. in time of war in making
strikes wield a blow at their own gov-
ernment and the work of transporta-
tion officials to protect the hundred
thousands of American boys fighting
on battle fronts of Europe.
In a telegram to the heads of all
labor unions having shop men among
their number, Mr. M'Adoo gave notice
that the government cannot be co-
erced or intimidated, and called upon
railroad men to remain at their du-
ties and rely on him and the new
board of railroad wages and work-
ing conditions for just consideration
of their claims.
Breaches of Law
Decrease in it
"Ann Arbor hi. been a much more
lawful City Jince the state went
dry," said Jddge John D. Thomas,
'12L, of Ann Arbor, in commenting
on the conditions in the city in the
past month.
Judge Thomas said that. during his

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Expect$2o,o n
Red Cross DriveUl A vi
With contributions for the Ann Ar- JUVIGNY ANDFINCREASE
bor Red Cross campaign still coming
in, the quota has been oversubscrib-
ed more than 50 per cent. Officials II MBER OF ,
expect that the final amount will ag-
gregate more than $20,000. COSMOPOLITAN CLUB
At present subscriptions total $19- CIE I ND BRITISH SIAV
810.37. Out of this amount, $2,715.82 WILL HOLD BANQUET wuLLT PLUNE4 OF CROWN
was raised by cash contributions PRINCE'S ARMY
on the c(aitpus. Cash subscriptions "Above All Nations is Humanity,"
amounted to $16,526.12, pledges to will strike the key-note of the annual AMERICANS PRAISED
$3,019.25, Liberty bond subscriptions Cosmopolitan banqu'et tomorrow night FOR CANTIGNY FIG]
to $250, and war saving stamp con- when representatives from the world-
tributions to $1s. over will gather around the same table ,Ieio dac prahn t
Solicitors have reported a total of in the guild rooms of the Methodist oi' iarne Nalrgclvnug
$400, but the solicitation has not yet church, corner of State and Washing- of Marne, NearigsAvenue
heen completed, and reports are still ton streets. National barriers will van- . *oward Pais
coming in every day. The leaders of ish into thin air and the world broth-
the drive have proclaimed the cam- erhood of man will prevail although (By The Associated Press)
paign a huge success, in that most of it may be called by 50 different names. Berlin, May 30, via London-C]
the subscriptions have not been pro- President Harry B. Hutchins, who au Mt., Juviny, and Cuffies, suburb
cured by soliciting, It is expected has taken, a personal interest in the Soissons, lying in the north of
that all campaigns will hereafter be society, will be the first speaker. Talks city, have been captured by Germ
undertaken in the same manner, be- will also be given by Lovisa 1B. Youngs, according to official statements
cause of the fact that the voluntary '21, president of the recently organ- sued by the war office which says
system has proved to be very success- ized woman's chapter of the Cosmopol- number of prisoners has been
ful. itan club, and Sotokichi Katsuizumi, creased to 35,000.
president-elect of the men's chapter;
H. Gilbert King, grad., who is the re- With the French army in Fra
tiring president, is booked for an "ex- May 30.-The Germans in the c
M19090U Saugural address." There will also be ~gaign have pushed toward the r
DEa speaker from the faculty. Marne. The encroachment of Teut
The dinner will begin at 6:30 o'clock is probably to secure a postion en
MEN TORELY O BOR and will be open to the public. Tick- ing them to work to westward
ets at 75 cents may be secured from bulk of their attacking army.
SAYS STRIKES IN WAR TIME I. .G. King, phone 717-M, or A. M.
H1URT THEIR OWN GOT- Elkind, phone 1599-J. Americans Praised
E RNMENT Washington, May 30.--Complete

five years as justice of the
the city he has never seen
bor so devoid of anything
tains to crime. Men who
loitered in the city. filling
and county jails, are now
and earning a good living.
cases it is known that men

peace in
Ann Ar-
that peg-
formerly
the city
working
In some
who have

i is asked to contribute

it-to the

se

of the Belgians.
CELLOR BONAR LAW URGES
)PLE TO LIVE MORE S1IPLY
don, May 30. - "Lives must be
more simply," said Chancellor
Law today, in discussing the
ements to be followed by civi-
Great Britain, especially as to
nancial situation. He urged that
civilian lend their assistance to
inning of the war.
rsonal household expenses must
duced to a minimum," he con-
. "All surplus earnings over
ditures must be invested in war
; all bank deposits must be sim-
invested in war bonds; and
'iptions must be 25,000,000 sterl-

the Union authorities to put the
building in suitable condition: for
such service within the required time,
additional funds amounting to $250,-
000 must be raised, and raised at
once.
The campus has been called upon
to raise $25,000 of this amount, and
this is the last day for soliciting. Al-
though the reports have been very
favorable up to this time, there is
yet considerable to be raised. Every
student is urged to take out life mem-
bership subscriptions and in so doing
render a patriotic service to the gov-
ernment. the University, and the
Union.
All subscriptions must be in be-
fore 5:30 tonight, for all contribu-
tions after that time will not be in-
cluded in the amount raised in the
campaign, but will merely be used by
the Union authorities as an ordinary
subscription. All students have been
asked to contribute to the full extetit
of their ability.

lheen nothing but "saloon bums" are
now working every day and have
bought as many as two Liberty bonds,
besides having a little money in the
bank.
Crimes of evry nature have been
diminished and there has only been
one man before the justice court for
theft since the state went dry. This
cage was in the early part of May,
and the man was convicted of steal-
ing 25 bottles of bevo which he had
mistaken for the "real" thing. City
officials say that because of this de-
creae in crime, Ann Arbor should
be doubly thankful that liquor has
been abolished.
NEW ER3TN PLOT TO DESTROY
'P1r(O OIL WELLS IS REPORT
Washington, May 30.--New reports
of a German plot to destroy the Tam-
pico oil wells, from which the Amer-
ican and British navies draw a large
part of their oil supplies, reached the
state d"aortment today. They said
an at1emnllt to destroy the wells was
to be made tomorrow.
Many reports of a similar nature
have' reached Washington. Officials
here are depending on the Mexican
authorities to protect the wells, as a
large part of the Mexican govern-
ment's revenues are derived from oil
taxes.

confident that
nation would
>ney unneces-

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