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Washington, Jan. 21.-One of the
results of the war on the city of Wash-
ington is the establishment of a large
army of stenographers. It is esti-
mated that there are more than 12,000
stenographers at the present time,
most of whom are girls. Although
their work is not full of glory nor
very romantic, yet it is highly import-
ant, and the government could not
carry on the war a month without
The rapidly expanding departments
that employ typists and stenographers,
require more and more of them with
astonishing rapidity. The civil 'ser-
vfce commission estimates that before
another year there will be more than
20,000 of sich employees. In many
cases it is hard to find the people
necessaryto fill the demands, and
civil service examinations are con-
stantly being held for those who are
interested. The examinations are held
every Tuesday, in 450 cities; besides
these, an examination can be had at
any time in any city if there is a pros-
pect of getting three or four to take
AJMlitary Newvs
Three hundred and fifty regulation
R. O. T. C. uniforms arrived last night,
Lieut. George C. Mullen last night.
Lieut. eorge C. Mullen last night.
Thee are also 350 pairs of shoes on
A definite list of the men whose un-
iforms have arrived will be posted
on the military bulletin boards before
the end of the week. Cadets are re-
quested not to call the R. O. T. C.
offices of Henry and company, either
in person or by telephone, as no in-
formation will be given out. Addition-
al information will be published in
this column tomorrow.
On account of -the night classes in
the University being advanced to the
afternoon, specialarrangements have
been made for the cadets to report
for drill or gymnastic work, obtain
an excuse, and take the regular drill
from 7 to 8 o'clock every evening.
These special drill classes will only
be open to those students who have
conflict in classes and cannot appear
for the afternoon drills. -
Advance classes were dismissed last
night due to the illustrated lecture by
Ian Hay in Hill auditorium. The
classes will meet atthe same time to-
"Military Courtesy," is the topic of
a lecture to be given at 4:15 o'clock
this afternoon in University hall by
Lieut. L. J. Williams to the cadets
of the First regiment.
The following schedule will be giv-
en by Dr. George A. May at 4:15
o'clock this afternoon in Waterman
gymnasium to the first battalion of
the Second regiment:
Second regiment: Company A, par-
allel bar, vaulting horse, jumping,
sprinting, wrestling, basketball; com-
pany B, rings, high jump, relay rac-
ing, tumbling; company C, wrestling,
basketball, parallel bar, . vaulting
horse, jumping, sprinting; company
D, relay racing, rings, high jump,

Company basketball that are sched-
uled to practice at 8 and 8:30 o'clock
tonight in Waterman gymnasium, are
urged to turn out. The amount of
practice obtained during the week will
determine the fitness of the different
company basketball teams during the
inter-company basketball games.

Michigan's quintet was set back by
the score of 22 to 6 in the second con-
ference game of the basketball season
by the fast Chicago five in Barlett
gymnasium Saturday.
It was a fast and rough battle from
start to finish, and the Michigan play-
ers easily outclassed by the smoothly
running. Maroon aggregation. From
the first blast of the whistle the Maize
and Blue players put up a stubborn
defense and it was due to the untiring
clinging and guarding of the Michigan
guards and center to the crack Ma-
roon players, Gorgas and Vollmer, that
kept the score to what it was.
It was the first Chicago-Michigan
athletic contest since 1905, and the
first time the two universities ever
met on the basketball floor. Both
teams showed the old time pep that
the graduates of the schoql often re-
late to this generation and considered
from the viewpoint of Michigan's re-
entry into the Conference the Maize
and Blue team won a host of support-
Emery was the only Michigan player
t , cage a basket and succeeded in bag-
ging two in the second half when the
Wolverines took a spurt that broke
through the impregnable Chicago de-
Ruzicka and Later guarded Gorgas
and Vollmer as if'they were convicts
and the clever Chicago basket tossers
were unable to get in their deadly
Enthusiasm was at white heat dur-
ing the game and a crowd of 3,000
students raised considerable din dur-
ing the battle.
Summary of the Game
Hinkle ...........r.f........... Bartz
Gorgas. ..........c............ Later
Long..........r.g........ Ruzicka
Final score: Chicago 22, Michigan6.
Field baskets: Emery 2; Hinkle 2;
Gorgas 3; Vollmer 4.
Foul shots: Gorgas, 4 out of 9; Ruz-
icka, 2 out of 9.
Fouls committed: Bartz, 2; Later,
1; Ruzicka, 3; Boyd, 3; Hinkle, 3;
Volmer, 1; Gorgas, 1; Jackson, 2;
Curtiss, 1.
Substitutions: Jackson for Bryan;
McClintock for Bartz.
Referee, Diddle, Pu 'due; umpire,
Reiman, Wisconsin. .


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McConnell and his companion,
George Barnard, aged 20, were in
Chandler the night of Aug. 23, 1916,
and decided to attend a lecture to be
given that night by a former bandit
and train robber who is now an evan-
gelist. The lecturer told the story of
his former life and his subsequent
The two farmer boys, after hearing
the stirring narrative, broke into a
local department store and robbed it
of what they could carry. Sheriff
Arnold attempted to arrest the boys
early next morning in a park north of
- Chandler. McConnell was crawling,
through a hole in a barbed wire fence,
after a short chase, when Arnold
grabbed his coat and started to crawl
through the hole after his prospective
prisoner. McConnell, turning, drew a
revolver and shot Arnold.
Two white men have been hanged
since the establishment of statehood,
o but the five men suffering the death
o penalty since the introduction of elec-
trocution as the legal mode of inflict-
I ing capital punishment, were negroes.

Announce New .3Meeting Places


Rhetoric Classes in Sc.
ence Building
Beginning this morning, West Hall
will be closed entirely for the present
to conserve fuel. All sections of
the rhetoric classes will be held in the
Science building as follows: Monday,
Wednesday, and Friday sections: Mr.
Cowden, 437; Mr. Thornton, 444; Pro-
fessor Brumm, 224; Professor Rankin,
217 at 8, 214 at 10 and 11. Mr. Con-
key, 314 at 9 and 10, 437 at 11; Mr.
Mosenfelder, 441; Mr. Everett, 437;
Mr. Mallory, 214 at 9, 444 at 10, and
314 at 2 and 3.
Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday
sections: Mr. Peterson, 224 at 8, 427
at 10, 44L at 11; Mr. Grim, 217 at 9.
and 10, 214 at 11; Mr. Click, 444; Mr.
Senseman, 437; Mr. Wier, 314 at 9, 214
at 10, 207 at 11; Mr. Cowden, 437 at
10; Professor Rankin, 437 at 2; Pro-
fessor Scott, 436; Library, Miss Ved-
der, 155.
The Library will be open evenings
this week but will be closed at 6'
o'clock the two following weeks. Prac-
tically all campus buildings will be
closed at 6 o'clock from now on.
Postpone Classical Club Meeting
Because of the 6 o'clock closing
rule which has been adopted for the
University buildings, the . Classical
club has postponed indefinitely the
meeting scheduled for tonight. The
date of Prof. A. R. Crittenden's lec-
ture on "Caesar's Battlefields in
France" will be announced as soon as

In Spare Time
Camp Custer, Battle Creek, Jan.
21.-Following a number of requests
from nearby communities that coal be
sent them from the Camp coal pile,
Major General Parker issued the fol-
lowing statement today concerning
the policies of the camp:-
"While the commanding general
deeply sympathizes with the hardship
which is being experienced by certain
people of communities and would
be glad to be the means of relieving
such hardship, this seems at present
impracticable for the following reas-
"(1)-This encampment has no sur-
plus coal; has coal only for a limited
length of time and is likely to run
short unless conditions are improved.
"(2)-To loain certain individuals
or communities would instantly bring
about a demand from other communi-
tie":, perhaps laboring under greater
"(3)-The regulations of the war de-'
partment explicitly forbid the loan-
ing of army supplies to private indi-
viduals or to state or municipal au-
The official emphatically denied
that coal intended for delivery at ad-
jacent cities had been commandeered
by the quartermaster.
An emergency order of 8,000
gray kid fleece-lined gloves, purchased
in the open market, arrived at the
camp today in an effort to further
protect the men in Camp Custer. They
will be issued at once. More than 13,-
000 pairs of rubbers, purchased by the
state, have been received. A carload
of shoes and 8,000 pairs of leggings al-
so arrived today.
Gordon Cooke, '16E, Dies In Texas
Second.Lieut. Gordon D. Cooke, '16E,
son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Dale Cooke of
Detroit, died of pneumonia at Fort
Bliss, Texas, Jan. 10. Cooke was once
an active man on the cam~pus and
prominent for his work on The Michi-
gan Daily.
He was taken ill while preparing
a military survey some 200 miles from
camp. He wandered 50 miles to the
nearest railroad and returned to Fort
Bliss by motor truck ands rail. His
father and mother left for Fort Bliss
on receipt of news of his illness but
reached there an hour after his death.

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