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ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1917.

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HOUSE STATES US,
I
MISSION SUCCESS
influeince of America Albroad is Para-
mouin - .Ssys Colonel to News-
paper Men
PERSHINC DOING DIFFICULT
TASK IN ADMIRABLE WAY
Mission Head Close Lipped Conoern-
;ng Russia's Action Regard-
ing Way
New York, Dec. 15.-What the Am-
erican mission was sent to accomplish
in the inter-Allied conference in Par.
is "has been successfully and satis-
factorily done," was the message
brought to the American people by
Col. E. M. House, head of the mission,
who returned to the United States
today with his four colleagues.
Return Unostentatious
The return of the party was void of
ostentation. After advising the press
of the mission's arrival Colonel.
House motored to his home, where he
received newspaper men and announc-
ed that the mission's report had been
dispatched to Washington. Colonel
House will deliver his personal re-
port to President Wilson and will go
to Washington Monday.
"In England and France the influ-
ence of the United States is para-
mount," said Colonel House. "In
both countries the morale is splendid
-the best I have observed on any of
my three trips abroad since the be-
ginning of the war.
Morale Strong
"You mean the morale of the fight-
ing forces." Colonel House was ask-
ed.
"No, I mean the morale of the men
in uniform and the people as a whole,"
he replied. "Their determination toj
win without thought of cost is admir-
able."
Colonel House said he would not
discuss war aims. In his estimation
he declared one person's opinion was'
as good 2s another's as to what Russ-
ia might be expected to do. Asked re-
garding the progress of General Per-
shing's work he said:
"His task is more difficult than the
pe01pl' know but he is doing admir-
ably. Our men-our fighting'nien and
those who have been sent abroad on4
other missions since our entry into the
war-have made a highly favorable{
im pre ssioU."

OF STUDENT
* FILLS

nderland, of the
appointed yes-
ncy on the board
,t publications
ation of Prof. W.
John W. Brad-

Prof.

'19, was appointed news
erbert G. Wilson, '18, city
e Michigan Daily to fill
formerly ocupied by Har-
ex-'19, and Bruce Millar,
of whom have Joined the

chairman of
ed to appoint
mess manager
se Norman H.
med the avia-
val reserves,
ation.
ntmnents were f
e 1ichiganen-
eker, '18L, as-
>rge A. Clark,
ng editor; and
o assist in the

RED Co'SS WILL
OPEN DRIVE TOAY'
Organization Expects to Reach 15,000.
000 Mark by Christmas
T.im
DUNCAN CLARK TO SPEAK
AT MASS MEETING TONIGHT
Ann Arbor Share in Campaign Quota
Fixed at 8.000 New Mem.
bers
Using as its slogan "Make it a Red
Cross Christmas," the national Red
Cross Christmas membership, cam-1
paign will be opened in this city at
a mass meeting to be held at 7:30 to-
night in Hill auditorium.\,
The Red Cross organization expects
to bring its membership of 5,000,000
up to 15,000,000 in this campaign by
Christmas. Ann Arbor's share in this
drive has been fixed at 8,800 new
members.
Duacan Clark To Speak
Duncan Clark, war critic and edi-
torial writer of the Chicago Evening
Post, will be the chief speaker of the
evening
The University Glee club will ren-
der several patriotic songs, including
among them a new version of the
"Battle Hymn of the Republic." A
quartet under the direction of Mr. Marl
V. Moore of the University School of
Music will also give a Christmas can-
tata. "America" will be sung by the
entire audience.
Stevens To Preside'
Frederick W. Stevens of this city,
former head of the Michigan Red
Cross, will preside at the meeting.
Ann Arbor's churches will be repre-
sented in the Union services that will
constitute a part of the program. 1
Proclamations Issued1
Governor Albert Sleeper and Mayor
Ernest Wurster have issued proclama-
tions in connection with the tampaign
calling upon all loyal Americans to1
back the new Red Cross drive for
members.
Ann Arbor's present roster of Red
Cross members contains about 7,0001
names. "Our efforts will be directed
towards bringing this up to a total of
16,000," said Ray Bassett, '13, who is
managing the campaign for Washte-
naw county.
PPASTORS LAUD
C CHURCH GOING'
Go-to-Church Sunday Daws Comment
from Ministers of Ann
Arbor
Today is Go-to-Church Sunday
among the students of the University.
"It is a great thing." said the Rev.
H. Brauer, of the St. Paul Evangelical
Lutheran church last night, in com-'
menting on the idea. "The student
should make every Sunday a "Go-to-
Church" Sunday, and not merely to-
day. By extending a special invitation
<of this kind, many students are en-
couraged in church going who might
not otherwise be reached."
The Rev. John B. Pharr of the Sec-
ond Baptist church said: "I approve
of the movement, and believe that to
be truly successful, a man must give
a certain portion of his time to relig-
ion."
"It is a capital idea," declared the
Rev. G. A. Neumann of Bethlehem
German Evangelical church, "and I
believe that it Is fitting that every

student should attend church today
before leaving for home to spend the
holidays."
Cercle Francais To Initiate Members
Cercle Firancais will initiate the
following newly elected members at
8:15 o'clock tomorrow evening: Hope
Ferguson, '19, Hazel Selby, '18, Ken-
netha Berry, '19, Hester Reed, '19, Lu-
cille Quarry, '18, Kathryn Glass, '20,
Joseph Himmelhoch, '20, Lawrence
Seltzer, '20, Harry Cossitt, '19, and
Howard Donnee, '20.
Peck, 15L, Marries Ruth Miller, '18
Lieut. W. H. Peck, 15L, and Ruth
D. Miller, '16, were married Wednes-
day by the Rev. Lloyd C. Douglas, of
the First , Congregational church.
Lieutenant Peck and Mrs. Peck left
for Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., where. Peck
is to be stationed temporarily.- He re-
ceived his commission in the officers'

Fifty-three members of the Michigan 1110--1110
unit of the naval auxiliary reserve were a 6 to
sworn into the service of the United tests e
States navy Friday night in the Michi- Ohio
gan Central depot at Detroit. played
It was announced Thursday that former
Lieut. J. H. Clark, recruiting officer Nov. 9
at Cleveland, would be in Ann Arbor Nov. 2
to administer the oath to the corps, comes
but a delay in the trains made it neces- City g
sary for the men to meet the lieuten- nell's
ant in Detroit at 10 o'clock Friday vides t
evening. There were just 30 minutes tests.
between trains for the men to be
sworn in, and they were lined up By C
against the wall of the station while lowed
a large crowd gathered to witness the schedu
procedure. Lieutenant Clark express- will be
ed himself as much pleased with the A. C. a
men selected at the University. tion.
Total Number Is 70 Wolvei
This complement of 53 brings the' on for
total number of men sworn into the Pro
service up to 70. Many men went di- Unle
rectly to Cleveland to be accepted sois left
they would not have to wait until the early
quota was filled. More than 150 ap- cellati
plications have been received by Luth- well's
er H. Beach, '18E, who is orgauizing no roo
the unit. Of this number about 50 fail- annour
ed to pass the physical examination. vania

PROF. FRAYER TO
SPEAK AT MIXER
"Jazz" Will be Included on Program;
Dr. W. E .Forsythe and Mr. J. H.
Russell to Attend
Prof. William A. Frayer, of the his-
tory department, will speak inform-
ally at the regular mixer to be held at
3 o'clock this afternoon at the Union.
"Jazz" and a general get-together will
follow the speaking. Dr. Warren E.
Forsythe of the University health ser-
vice, and Mr. James H. Russell -of the
political science department, will be
present to greet the students. Facul-
ty members and business men, as well
as students, are urged to attend.
The committee in charge of the pro-
gram is: Robert T. McDonald, '18;
James Schermerhorn, Jr., '18; Waldo
McKee, ex-'18E; Albert E. Horne, Jr.,
'18; E. E. Wieman, '19; Matthew
Towar, '19; Lowell B. Genebach, '20;
Arthur Ippel, '18; Sherwald Sedgwick,
'19; A. L. Kirkpatrick, '18; George R.
Clarke, '20E; Edwin S. Snyder, '19;
Robert C. Patterson, '18; H. A. Nel-
son, '19D; and Robert B. Gotfredson,
'1.
NAVAL9UXILIARY GETS
53 MORE MICHIGAN MEN
MEMBERS OF UNIVERSITY UNIT
SWORN INTO SERVICE
AT DETROIT

Football
sota, Ohio
resumed 'b
cording to
G. Bartelmi

JM. A

VARSITY
CASE;

LOSES TO
SCORE 27-251

Coach Mitchell Optimistic
Outlook of Season
Michigan

Regarding.
for

BANQUET I Cleveland, Dec. 15.-The Case col-
lege basketball team defeated the Un-

staff of the
made last
iversary ban-

ng men were appointed:
'19E, managing editor;
'19; business manager;
s, '20E, associate editor;
t, '20E, alumni editor;
8A, architectural editor;
on, '20E, college editor;
)E, advertising manager;
n, '20E, circulation man-
>rd, '20E, sales manager;
schaeche, 2qE, assign-
H. W. Peacock, '20E, as-
tising manager.
t was addressed by Dean
of the engineering col-
>ke on the early history
c. Prof. E. M. Bragg, C.
and W C. Babbitt, '19E,

iversity of Michigan quintet tonight
by a score of 27-25.
The victory of the easterners is at-
tributed to the work of Houriet and
Gerlach, who are said to be two of}
the fastest forward men in the bask-
et game this season. Starring forE
Michigan were Emery and McClin-
tock, both men making up iii' fight and!
vim what they lack in experience. f
Coach Mitchell of the Wolverine
squad, stated after the game that the
outlook for a successful season for
the Michigan men seemed bright, and,
that the defeat tonight was expected.4
This is Michigan's first season In in-
tercollegiate basketball.
PI DELTA EPSILON EXTENDS
TIME IN EDITORIAL CONTEST
, I
Because of the unusually small
number of entries in the Pi Delta Ep-
silon editorial contest for underclass-
men, the time limit for entries which
was originally set at the beginning of
the Christmas recess, will be extend.-
ed to Jan. 20.
A prize of $10 is offered by the
fraternity for the best editorial deal-
ing with some phase of college life,
to be written -by an underclassman
not connected with any of the campus
publications. Last year's contest was
won by Philip Slomovitz, '20
J. II. - Matthews, '19, Recovering
J. H. Matthews, '19, who was re-
moved to St. Joseph's hospital with
an attack of rheumatism last Thurs-
day, is improving and expects to be
able to leave the hospital Monday or

List To Be Kept Open w
The enrollment list will be kept a
open for some time and men may ap-h
ply to Beach at any time. Men under
the age of 21 years and those above
that age who can obtain permission t
from their local draft boards will be m
accepted in the corps. The latter g
class will probably be those whose r
numbers at Washington in the draft s
were 7,000 and above. 0
To Report Feb. 1 d
The unit will report at New York (
Feb. 1 for active duty. They will t
probably be given about six months a
preliminary training before being C
placed upon ships. Beach will go to
Cleveland on Wednesday to secure
additional information regarding the 8
enlistment of men who will be allowed M
to study at the University until June 1
before being called into service. In (
all , probability permission will be t
granted for such enlistment.
Commissions To Be Open
Commissions will be open to any n
number of the unit who can pass the t
required examinations. At the time h
of enrollment the men are ranked as A
petty officers with the rate of quarter-
masters, third class. They wear the
regular navy uniform and are engaged (
in the navigation service of the navy. d
The list of men accepted and sworn t
in will be published this week. C

avenge t
hands 01
Ci
The r
he thre
means t

89

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chnic fobs were awarded to the
ing staff men and to the try-outs
have made positions on the staff.

Dames Meet Tomorrow
Dames will hold an im-!
ting at 7:30 o'clock Mon-
in Newberry hall.
room which the society
o furnish in Y. M. C. A.
o. 605 Camp Custer, for
ves, and friends, visiting
time camp is finished and,
se.
L. To Address Menorab

imish So
., Dec.
furnish

Marqg
quette-
gent to

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