THE MICHIGAN DAILY TUESD
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"Living conditions are high in Wash-
ington at the present time, the city
is overcrowded, lodging and board are
hard to obtain," says the Woman's
committee, council of national defense.
"Therefore youngi unexperienced
girls and dependent women should
not come to Washington to fill sten-
ographic; positions, without securing
in advance a definite position and pro-
Suggestion has been made that the
state and county chairman get into
communication wihth the civil service
examiners in their localities, and noti-
fy the woman's committee at the na-
tional headquarters, of any women
who have passed the civil service ex-
aminations and who propose coming
to Washington. A local Washington
division will then make an effort to
see that lodging facilities are provid-
Notify the local chairman of the
Woman's committee, council of nation-
al defense in your own city, or the
state headquarters 322 South Burdick
street, Kalamazoo; Michigan, if you,
desire this assistance.
SEEAOLER, IN PACIFIC.
COMEDY CLUB MAKES-
PUBLIC ITS SELECTIONS
FINAL ARRANGEMENTS WILL BE
MADE FOR PRODUCING
New members of Comedy club for
the coming year are: Winifred Par-
sons, '19, Mary Overman, '19, Harriet
Woodworth, '20, Mable Bannister, '19,
Naoi Bradley, '20, Harry T. Ben-
nett, '20, Ferdinand C. Bell, '19, J. D.
Menschofer, '18, Edward Hann, '18, J.
H. Broderick, '19, Wm. J. Sobesky, '18,
and Gilbert R. Byrne, '18.
These elections were made last Sat-
urday, from a large number of try-
outs, by the following judges: Jean
Mclennan, '19, Lois May, '18, Warren
H. Townsend,''18, and A. J. Adams,
The next meeting of the club-will
be held at 7 o'clock Wednesday eve-
ning, in the Cercle Francais rooms.
Old members are urged to domne, while
it is imperative that new members be
The business to be transacted at this
meeting is very important, in that final
arrangements are to be made for the
production of "Miss Hobbs."
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GERMANS OF CREW
A Pacific Port, Oct. 29.-Count von
Luckner, commander of the German
raider, Seeadler, was captured Sept.
21, off the Fiji Islands by Fijian con-
stabulory, according to word brought
by a steamer arriving today from a
Five German members of the See-
adler's crew were taken with their
commander, officers of the arriving
vessel said. The Germans were in an
armed launch and were pursued by
the constabulory who were aboard the
This report of the capture of the
Germans confirms a message to this
effect received some days ago from
Just what became of other members
of the Seeadler's crew is not known.
One report was that they were at sea
in a commandeered vessel. The See-
adler, wrecked on the Mohepa Islands,
in the South Pacific sme months ago,
sank three Amercian vessels during
her cruise in the Pacific. Previously
in the Atlantic, she put an end to 16
ships of various types.
ANN ARBOR PAYS LOWEST
0OD PRICES IN STATE
When ing what people in
other towns gan pay for their
foodstuffs, pric, Ann Arbor do not
seem outrageous, as everywhere
throughout the state, they are higher
-than here. This information was se-
cured from an average price list col-
lected by the State Dairy and Food de-
People in Detroit pay much more
for- their food than residents of Ann
Arbor. Wheat flour No. 1, Patent, 49
pound bag, costs $3.13 in Detroit, while
it can be purchased in this city for
$2.40. The price paid here is the low-
est average price in the state. White
potatoes, another useful commodity,
sell for $1.67 in Detroit, while stores
here charge an everage price of $1.20.
Chicken costs an average of 36 cents
per pound in Detroit and an average
of 35 cents in Ann Arbor.
Hostile Airplanes Fail to Raid
London, Aug. 29.-Hostile airplanes
endeavored to carry otit a raid tonight
on the southeast county of Eng-
land, but none of them was able -to
pass the outer defensive, according to
an official communication issued late
tonight by Field Marshal Viscount
French, commander in chier of the
Classical Club Holds Meeting Tonight
Prof. J. G. Winter ,of the Greek de-
partment will deliver an,illustrated
lecture, "Scenes From Athens," at the
meeting of the Classical club tonight
at 8 o'clock in Alumni Memorial hall.
Announcement of committees for the
year, dates of future meetings, and
other regular business wil be trans-
Dancing at Armory every Saturday
night from 9 to 12. Admission 75c.-
MANY WAYS TO PAY
FOR BONDS FIND GIRLtS
DO ALL SORTS OF, THINGS TO
EARN MONEY TO MEET
"Let me do your shopping. Effic-
ient and quick service daily." This
notice posted in Martha Cook build-
ing reveals only one of the many en-
genuous schemes 'of University wom-
en for meeting weekly payments on
One girls is slling felt pillows on
the installment plan. "Easy terms,"
she declares. Making beds at two cents
each is the self appointed task of two
members of the Delta Gamma house.
A can of china mender is the offer-
ing of one girl at "five cents 'a use,"
another promises to remove ink spots.
One young lady collects her bit by
giving readings to her sorority sis-
ters, another plays for them to dance
and charges "just enough to meet her
obligation, don't you see." There is
nothing small or large that the girls
haven't thought of. You can get glov-
es mended or dresses made. Almost
any girl who so desires can have a
manicure and shampoo, get a shine
and be served with a dainty lunch
without stepping outside her own door.
The girls say they are enoying the
extra work, besides they are helping
VARSITY GLEE CLUB PLAN
TO TAKE SHORT CONCERT TOUR
Varsity Glee club officers are planning
on sending the combined musical
clubs on a short trip this year, which
willprobably include a concert at the
Battle Creek cantonment.
At the present there is a shortage of
tenors Inthe organizaticsn and sany-
one who can sing either first or sec-
ond tenor has a good oportunity to
make the club. Tryouts will be held
for the last time from 5 to 6 o'clock
this afternoon in room 206, School of
Music. Mr. Harrison of the School's
faculty is conducting the club.
Announcement of the personnel will
be made soon. The first rehearsal
will be held Thursday evening. The
busines manager is Gordon Mack,
'18, assisted by Richard Khuen, '19E,
and Stuart Sonne, '19.
Senior Laws Elect Class Officers
Senior law elections held Monday af-
ternoon resulted as follows: Presi-
dent, H. A. McCrimmon; Vice-presi-
dent, L. S. Hecht; Secretary, L. S. For-
rest; Treasurer, J. P. Colden; Orator-
ical delegate, P. M. Ireland.
Web and Flange Banquet At Union
Web and Flange, senior and civil so-
Eciety, held an initiation banquet at the
Union last evening. The initiates were
E. M. Schafter, W. C. Brockway, P. A.
Vickers, E. R. Ackers, C. B. Starring,
M. A. McKenzie, and Gordon Camp-
bell. The speakers for the evening
were Prof. H. W. King, Prof. C. T.
Johnston and R. A. Kimberly.
Catholic Students Elect Officers
Officers for the year were elected
Sunday night by the CatholicStu-
dents' club. The following officials
were chosen: F. G. Healey, '18E; Vo-
lora F. 'Quinlan, '18, vice-president;
Alice Woessner, '18, recording secre-
tary; James C. Martin, '19, .corre-
sponding secretary, and D. 3. Shea-
Patronize Our Advertisers.-Adv.
(By Mark K. Ehlbert)
They had met on the campus a num-
ber of times. One had waited for the
other to speak, with the result that
neither had given salutation. They
knew each other's names, but they
had never had a formal introduction-
that "Allow me to introduce, etc."
kind of stuff.
The scene is now laid in the reading
room of the Michigan Union building-
the campus "melting pot." The same
two students are seated, in adjacent
chairs. In front of them ,s a table
on which are numerous newspapers
They both reach for the same paper.
Their eyes meet in acknowledgement
of the humor of the situation. They
know each other at once.
Both of them are members of the
Michigan Union, and their membership
buttons furnish a basis for self-intro-
duction. Two simple buttons and the
spirit they signify enable the two
men to do without embarassment a
thing which neither had sufficient Ini-
tiative to do before-become acquaint-
JUNIOR PLAY SCENARIOS NOW
DUE; LAST DAY TOMORROW
Several scenarios have been handed
in for the junior girls' play, and more
are expected. Manuscripts may be left
with Emily, Powell, '19, at Newberry
residence, and must be in before 6'
o'clock Wednesday afternoon, October
Prof. John R. Brumm of the rhetoric
department will direct the play as us-
Officers' Uniforms and accessories.
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101 Washington Blvd.
4:15 o'clock-Tryouts for state
cross-country meet on Ferry field.
7 o'clock-Spanish club meets in
7:30 o'clock-Adelpht debating so-
ciety meets in Adelphi rooms, Univer-
8 o'clock-Classical club meets in
room A, Alumni Memorial building.
8 o'clock- Hallowe'en party -at
Trinity English Lutheran church par-
sonage, next to church.
10:30 o'clock-Harold Titus speaks
to journalistic students in room 102,
Drill for ,today will be the same as
announced for Monday. Lient.' G. C.
There are openings on the businesa
and editorial staffs of the Inlander.
Tryouts are asked to report to the
business manager or editor in the
Press building office, between 4 and 5
The Round-Up club will meet at 7
o'clock Thursday night at the Michi-
719 N. University Ave.
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OQUES AND CAPS COLLECTED
CAP NIGHT SENT TO BELGIUM
The 693 caps and toques saved by
eshmen from the bonfire on cap night
st June, on recommendation of the
tudent council, are now on their way
As its contribution to Belgian re-
ef, the Ann Arbor Steam Dye works
y cleaned the entire collection dur-
g the summer, and in September the
)ques were sorted, mended tand in-
entoried by two members of the coin-
Ittee, Mrs. H. J. Goulding and Mrs.
T. D. Henderson. Mr. W. H. Tinker
mated the work of packing.
Cloth mills 'in Belgium have been
smantled and there is such a scare-
y of all kinds of clothing that every
fort is being made to hurry the ship-
ent of warm clothing into the coun-
y before the cold becomes intense,.
d the caps will be sent by way of
The chairman of the committee for
ilgium relief, Governor Sleeper, has
;ely expressed himself as being ex-
edingly pleased with this gift of the
students of the University to the needy
in Belgium. He has also expressed
the hope that on account of the in-
trinsic value of the caps and toques,
the students will hereafter follow the
precedent,' and not cast them into
the. fire, but save them for some
I '. W. Doesn't Flourish in London
London, Oct. 29.-In the house of
commons today, Sir George Caze, the
home secretary, said an attempt had
been made to establish a branch of
the 1. W. W. in London, but that it
had received little or no support. The
home secretary added that all nec-
essary steps had been taken by the
government to dead'with the matter.
The United States has loaned ap-
proximately $2,482,400,000 to the Allies
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