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aternity and Social Stationery
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323 South State Street
838 MAYN ARD
For tinnhes and Sodas
With the British in France, Jan. 4.
-The full story of the heroism of a
British captain who was so moved
with hatred of the Germans for crippl-
ing his child with a bomb, that he at-
tacked and killed eight of them with
a club, and withstood a sudden Ger-
man onslaught by his inspiring lead-
ership, has just been received. The
tale has made the captain's name a
byword of gallantry and bravery in the
British camp. Following are the
When the Germans delivered their
tremendous assault against Masnieres
and Marcoing during their general of-
fensive on Nov. 30, those two towns
and the territory about them were be-
ing held by a division of English
troops. On the staff of the command-
ing general there was a dashing cap-
tain who may be designated as Cap-
tain Black for purposes of this narra-
Black was a man of long service and
much beloved by all the troops. He
had been a jovial companion until
recently, when, during a German air
raid over England, his baby girl was
crippled for life by a bomb. Black
had become bitter against the Ger-
mans, and had sworn that he would
exact full penalty for the airman's
-Germans Make Attack
The captain little knew when he
turned in on the night of Nov. 29, how
soon he would be able to get his re-
venge. Next morning the Germans at-
tacked Masnieres in force, and the
brigade to the right of the troops
holding the town was forced to fall
back, The brigade in the town, how-
ever, stood firm and fought off the
enemy. Meanwhile, waves of Germans
had swept by to the south of the town
and were swarming westward.
Captain Black cane out of his
headquarters south of Marcoing to
find five Germans already in posses-
sion of a great dump nearby. So
quickly had the enemy advanced that
this was the first intimation that
they were nearby, Black had in his
hand a heavy walking stick which
was his only weapon. Without a mo-
ment's hesitation, he charged the
dump alone and beat about him so
fiercely that he brained all five op-
ponents before they recovered from
the surprise. He had made good his
vow, but his work was not finished.
Other Germans appeared west of
Les Rues Vertes, a southern suburb
of Masnieres. Black collected all the
signallers, cooks, orderlies, and other
servants available, and with two com-
panies of regulars delivered an attack
towards Les Rues Vertes. The Ger-
mans fell back, and fierce hand-to-
hand fighting followed. Black led his
little army from house to house, and
as often as the Germans made a stand,
he drove them out, until finally the
whole suburb had been cleared, with
the exception of one machine-gun
whose crew of eight men kept pump-
ing bullets into the British ranks.
Black charged this machine-gun
with one orderly. Four other brave
orderlies had' been shot down beside
him previously, and this one also was
caught as the machine-gun was reach-
ed. Black then attacked the Germans
with a revolver in each hand and shot
down the last 'man of eight. This
cleared Les Rues Vertes of the enemy
and outposts were established about
the place. Black had been wounded
during the fighting; but he held on to
his command until relief came next
"Die-Hards" Fight Bravely
This story is not the only one to be
related of that bitter day about Mas-
nieres. A regiment which had the
stiffest part of the fighting in the town
was made of troops known as "die-
hards," and they fought all day with
rifles and bayonets at close quarters,-
and never gave a step in the face
The Best is Butterfeld's-
See the Best
Where Eerybody (hoes
Prices: Children 10c; Adults 15c
Shows: 3:00, 7:30, 9:00.
SATURDAY, JAN. 5
Carlyle Blackwell and
Muriel Ostriche in,
THE GOOD FOR NOTHING
Pathe News of the World
NEW REGULATION WFILL
STOP FOOD HOARDING
C IRILIYIN( =PRODUCTS THROUGH
SEASON OF SCARCITY TO BE
Washington, Jan. 4.-Rules and reg-
ulations issued by the national food
administration prevent any dealer in
foodstuffs from having in his control
at any time commodities in excess of
the reasonable requirements of his
business for more than 60 days. Ex-
ceptions are butter, cheese, fish, poul-
try, fruits, vegetables and eggs, which,
are construed as seasonable products.
This rule drastically interferes with
the usual methods of business as ap-
plied to beef, pork products, and veal.
The legal department has rendered a
decision that, the carrying of any
product from its season of plenty into
the next season of plenty will be con-
sidered "hoarding,' which carries with
it the possibility of a $10,00 fine and
two years imprisonment.
Effect on Poultry Trade
This decision has had a far-reach-
ing effect upon the poultry trade. It
threw upon the market for quick sale
the surplus of poultry stored last sea-
son, all of which had to be sold by
Jan. 1, 1918. Freshly killed chickens
and turkeys have been, and are still
high in price, but refrigerated goods
Merchants are in grave doubt as to
what adjustments can be made to con-
form to the 60 day Yule with refer-
ence to large amounts of beef and
pork, which have ordinarily been car-
ried far in excess of this period. A
"hand to mouth" policy in handling
many perishable goods may necessar-
ily result in curtailment of business
in certain lines.
FOR WAR SERVICE
Governor Sleeper to Set Aside Week,
-' of March 18 for Census
Regitration of Michigan women for
war service will be conducted the
week of March 18-25 by the Women's
defense committee. Governor Albert
E. Sleeper is expected to issue a pro-
clamation setting aside this week for
Governor Sleeper and the war pre-
paredness board have given their en-
tire approval to the undertaking, and
at least half a million registration
cards will be printed by the board.
Preparatory to this registration dis-
trict conferences will be continued
throughout the state. That women who
register for war service may know
where special training for particular
Wbrk can be secured, a complete sur-
vey of courses of instruction offered
in the state is 'being made. Under
the direction of county and local units
statistics are being gathered concern-
ing the opportunities for instruction
which each community affords.
of a great onslaught made against
them. During the fighting the col-
onel had been wounded in one eye
and so serious was his injury that
his other eye became useless. His
troops continued to be so hard pressed
that it seemed probable they would
The colonel knew they needed all
the encouragement possible to enable
them to bear the awful strain. He call-
ed for an orderly, and led by his ser-
vant he started making a round of
the front line to speak words of en-
couragement to his troops. For hours
this blind man with bandaged eyes
kept up his tramp among his men
with his hand in that of the orderly
who was his only guide. This heroic
example was the final word for the
Tommies. They made a heroic stand
and held their line.
M. R. WILLIAMS, MGR.
THURSDAY EVENING, JAN. 10
A. S. Stern & Selwyn Co.
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So. Main St.
Cousins & Hall
Members of the Florists' Telegraph. Delivery
Uniform questionnaires have been
sent to each, local and county chair-
man.to be filled out. Information con-
cerning courses of study and prepar-
ation along 16 different lines is
sought. These lines of service include
agriculture, home economics, civilian
war relief, local social service, nurs-
ing, language, office work, secretarial
work, drafting, sanitary inspection,
telegraphy, telephone wireless, indus-
trial work, re-education of the blind,
and training or- handicapped.
A a R Ch A DE
Shows at 3:00, 6:30, 8:00, 9:30.
(Eastern Standard Time)
'1c Unless Otherwise Specified.
Sat-5-June Caprice in "'Miss,1. S. A."
and Pathe News.
Mon-T'ues-7- - "INTOLERANCE" --
.D. V. Griffith Production, featuring
Mae Marsh and Constance Talmadge.
Adults 40c, Childrt-en c. (Shows
at 3 :00. 6:30 and 3:30.) .
50C to $2.00
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Matinees a. 3:30.
Harvard Professor Visits A3u Arbor
Dr, Reid Hunt, profesgor of phar-
macology in the 'Harvord university
medical school, spent the Christmas
holidays in Ann Arbor. Dr. Hunt re-
CLEANED AND REBLOCKED
with a new band
LOOKS LIKE NEW
Saves $2.00 or $3.00
FACTORY HAT STORE
617 Packard St., next to the Delta
d to Cambridge
uW H I T NEY T H E
M. R. Willianis, Manager
ARTHUR HAMMERSTEIN offers the Brilliant and
A address Smith,
econd hand cloth-
ir price. Phone
at 803 8. State
irls dining room
LOST-A hand bag containing knitt-
ing needles, half knitted sock, mani-
cure set and Waterman fountain
pen, on Williams St. Finder please
return to Daily, Box G.
LOST-A loose leaf notebook on cam-
pus the week before vacation. Mar-
elka Dengler on inside. Call 1287.
LOST- A black leather writing case
with initials L. F. C. on outside.
Telephone 1847-R. Reward..
LOST-Gold ring, pearl set in onyx, in
rest room of Science building. Re-
ward. Call 1175-M.
FOR SALE - Multiplex Hammond
Typewriter, nearly new, cheap; also
Encyc. Brittanica, latest edition,
new. O. D. Merrill, 322 S. State.
FOR SALE - Airedale Puppies nine
weeks old. Eligible to register.
Champion stock. Write for prices
and pedigree. Jay C. Niel, Ovid,
- with -
Laughs every minute growing
Replete With Musical Gems
of Haunting Sweetness
"Racketty Coo," "In Vienna,"
"One Who Will Understand,"
"In a Hurry," "Katinka,"
"I Can Tell By the Way You
"I Want All the World to Know"
"The Weekly Wedding,"
"I Want to Marry a Male
Same Splendid Company that
Played the . Detroit Opera
Itousi and all the Prominent
Seats Redy Tuesday, Ji