ORATORY MEET TO
BE HELD TONIGHT
The Northern Oratorical contest will
be held at 8 o'clock tonight in Uni-
versity Hal' The following have been
selected as judges: Dean Edward H.
Kraus, Secretary Shirley W. Smith,
Registrar Arthur G. Hall, Prof. Thor
as E. Rankin, Judge George W.
Sample of the Washtenaw circuit
court, Mrs. E. D. Kinne, wife of for-
mer Judge Kinne, and Miss ' Edith
Thomas, of the library extension ser-
Regent Junius E. Beal, who will
preside, will be introduced by Neal
D. Ireland, '18 president of the Univer-
sity Oratorical association.
The order in which the speakers will
appear is as follows: Lois E. May, '18,
Robert W. Ward, '18, Herman A. Aug-
ust, '19, Clarence A. Daley, '20, and
Kelsey Guilfoil, '20L.
Members of the Adelphi debating
society will meet in their rooms to
"mnarch in a body to the auditorium for
The winner of the contest will be
awarded the Kaufman testimonial of
$100, the Chicago alumni medal, and
the right to represent the University
in the interstate contest to be held in
Ann Arbor early in May Second hon-
ors consist of the Kaufman testimonial
jutant before assembly, March 13,
MILITARY NEWS C Captain Dutoit spoke to the R.0,. T
C. men yesterday afternoon on the
w elcome the -French would give the
"Leather or wrapped puttees are men when they arrived "over there"
strictly forbidden to be worn by cad- for the final drive for a complete vic-
of the University of Michigan
t our new line of very smart models in
ets," stated Lieut. George C. Mullen
yesterday afternoon. These two
brands of puttees are worn only by
commissioned officers and if a cadet
adopts this style it will produce a
false impression. A more serviceable
puttee can be obtained at $5.50 a pair.
This brand is leather lined and is cov-
ered with canvas. I also suggest that
the cadets refrain from sticking their
fountain pens in the puttees as this is
Members of the second battalion,
Second regiment, companies E, F, G,
and H will report at 4:15 o'clock to-
morrow afternoon for gymnasium'
Company M, First regiment, and
company K, First regiment, will com-
pete at 4:15 o'clock this afternoon in
a relay race. The winner of this ev-
ent will be the fourth company to
participate in the track meet Saturday
afternoon. At the present. time com-
pany A, First regiment, Headquarters
company, and company C, Second regi-
ment will be entered in the track meet
-General Orders, No. 3
1. Each cadet of the provisional com-
panies, E, First regiment and E, F, G,
and H, Second regiment, may submit
written application for transfer to any
permanent company of either the First
or Second regiment. Each application
will be handed in to the sergeant-maj-
or of the regiment in which the cad-
et is now serving before March 11.
2. Applications will be made on
blank forms which may be obtained
from the sergeant-majors at the ad-
jutant's office, Room 202, Natural
3. An application submitted in com-
pliance with paragraph 1 of this
order will be referred to the faculty
member in charge of the company
to which transfer is requested. Facul-
ty members will indorse on the appli-
cations their approval or disapproval,
and" return all applications to the ad-
tory over autocracy. Lieutenant Mlary
also delivered a short talk in French
to the cadets. Prof. Arthur G. Can-
field afterwards translated the ad-
dresses to the army men into English.
Sergeant Dobelle sang several
trench songs in French, and con-
cluded the program with the rovlition
of the "Marseillaise" and "The Star
BY ORDER LIEUTNANT MULLEN:
L. J. WILLIAMS,
1st Lt., P. S., retired,
Prof. Arthur E. Boak of the history
department gave his second lecture on
"Military History" before the cadets
at 4:15 o'clock yesterday afternoon in
Hill auditorium. Professor Boak point-
ed out the immense strides the armies
of the different nations have made,
both in organization and development
of the general staff from the end of
the Eighteenth century to the present
United States food administration
pledge cards were distributed to the
cadets yesterday afternoon by Dr.
Warren E. Forsythe. The cards asked
the _students to save on_ food. More
than 550 cadets signed the pledges.
The following athletic and gymnas-
tic contests will be held at 4:15 o'cloc
this afternoon in Waterman gymnas
lum by Dr. George A. May:
First regiment: Company I, reaiy
racing, chinning, tug-of-war; comy) ii
K, chinning, tug-of-war, relay racing;
company L, dipping, tug-of-war, re-
lay racing; company L, dipping, tug-
of-'xar, rclay racing; company M, re-
lay racing, dipping, tug-of-war.
Company C, Second regiment will
tiay company I, Second regiment on
ccuit 4 at 8 o'clock tonight in Water-
man gymnasiarr The 'itwi s of the
contest will play for the basketball
championship of the R. O. T. C. before
the Ohio State-Michigan game Sat-
WHAT'S GOING I
4:15 o'clock-University sect
the American Chemical society
in Room 151, Chemistry buildin
12:35 o'clock-Lenten servic
444 South State street.
7 o'clock-Alpha Nu literary s
meets in Alpha Nu rooms, Univ
TIry-outs for the Adelphi de
team have been postponed to .
afternoon from 2 to 4 o'clock.
will be held in Room 401 Univ
A Mandolin club rehearsal w
held at 7 o'clock tonight in Roc
Adelplil members will meet t
at 7:30 o'clock in the Adelphi roo
attend the Northern Oratorical
contest in a body.
Cosmopolitan club initiation m
hield at 7 o'clock Saturday nig
the Union. A reception will b
after the initiation at 8o'clock
Congregational church. It wa
cided to hold this meeting Sa
night instead of Friday night a
The Christian Science societ
mneet at 7:30 tonight in the S
school room of the Christian S
Books Needed for Soldiers' C
Few books for the soldiers'
have been received lately in the
of the librarian.
Although the second war :
service campaign has not yet
the demand for books is as gr
ever. Fiction books and tee
works are needed, and wil. be a
ed in the basement office of the 1
Books may also be left at the d
the engineering library.
Dancing Friday and Saturday
at the Armory.-Adv.
Daily advertisers cater to
rments every one of them.
advise early inspection.
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London, March 6.-John E. Red-
mond, Irish nationalist leader, died
this morning, following an operation
last Friday. Death was due to heart
failure, as the result of the operation,
+.nd came peacefully at 7:45 o'clock.
He was 67 years old. On Monday he
was reported as progressing toward
The Irish convention, which had
been supported by Mr. Redmond, yes-
terday adopted a message of sym-
pathy, in which an earnest wish was
expressed for his early and complete
Redmond had been the Irish Nation-
alist leader in the house of commons
tince shortly after his election to par-
liament in the 80's. He was the prin-
cipal factor in the home rule govern-
AMERICAN WOMEN ARE URGED
TO AID IN FARM WORK,
Kalamazoo, March .-"Women in
the United States.must engage in farm
work," Dr. Alonzo E. Taylor, professor
of psychological chemistry at the
University of Pennsylvania and mem-
ber of the federal war trade board
Similar sentiments are being ex-
pressed all over the country by prom-
inent people, and an important con-
ference of Michigan women has been
called to meet at Lansing, March 12
and 13. Food problems, registration
of women for war service, will be
discussed at this meeting.
The purpose of the conference is to
recruit large numbers of Michigan wo-
men who will actually go out upon the
land to plant, cultivate, and harvest
crops, and also help the farmers'
wives with the added burdens wkhich
come to them through increased acre-
age. The work in registration will be
a preparation for the registration of
Michigan women for war service, dur-
ing the week of April 6.
Governor Sleeper will publicly en-
dorse the call and many men and wo-
men of national prominence will ap-
pear on the program of the two days'
is real , athletic underw
Conforming lines and daint
"cIs t It great,
frst Iie brother
F TER 1919j
m'd of 1919 itis not at all
that England. or France
:o let go," stated Prof. W.
in a lecture given at 7:30
night under the auspices
Frayer sketched the his-
ussia from the beginning
century to the formation
man empire, and showed
old Prussian ideals domi-
>dern German minds. The
eople had three chances to
1ocratic but were unsuc-
speaker stated. After the
of democracy, the auto-
iples were finally accepted
i by the German people.
lominion is the inevitable
the minds of the German
ofessor Frayer continued.
art of Germany's plan to
peful that a revolution will
omorrow and win the war.
ot plan with that in mind
rty support of public opin-
'ale back of an army is half
and we have got to stand
behind the men in the field. The Ger-
man people are wholly behind their
'army, and the people In this country
must support our boys if we are go-
ing to win the war."
TOASTMASTERS TAKE 11 NEW
MEN INTO RANKS FOR 1918
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In spite of the proximity of May 1
and the nearness of the time when
toastmasters will have no real func-
tion to perform, unless perhaps grape
juice be brought into play, Toast-
masters, all-campus honorary society,
have given 11 more men short-term
At its 23rd annual mid-winter in-
itiation, held last evening at the Cat-
alpa inn, the society admitted to its
ranks the following men: James
Schermerhorn Jr., '18, Robert C. Pat-
terson, '18, A. E. Horne Jr., '18, Gor-
don Mack, '18, James Chenot, '19L,
Joseph Palma, '20M, F. J. Thieme, '19E,
Harry Bennett, '19, Ted Wilson, '19,
William W. Hinshaw, '20, and Gilbert
George F. Hurley, '18L, acted as
toastmaster and gave the address of
welcome to the' initiates. James
Chenot, '19L, responded for the neo-
Zionist Society Accepts Honor
The Michigan Zionist society ac-
cepted an invitation from the Inter-
collegiate Zionist association of this
country and Canada to act as recep-
tion and entertainment oonmittee at
the annual convention which is to be
held in Detroit during the latter, part
'of June. At a meeting held last night
in University hall Herbert Parzen, '19,
was appointed to make arrangements
for the convention.
Plans for an extended membership
campaign among the students will be
made at the next meeting of the so-
ciety, which will be held on Wednes-
day, March 30, in Room 204 Univer-
Soph Girls to Give Party Saturday
A get-together party will be given
by the sophomore girls Saturday,
March 9, from 3 o'clock to 5:30 p. m.
in Barbour gymnasium. The party is
intended especially for new girls Who
came here either first or second sem-
ester. Games will be played, and Ike
Fisher is to furnish music for danc-
ing. The social committee is in charge
of the affair, with Elsie Erley, '20, as
general chairman. Refreshments will
be served, and there is no admission.
Every sophomore girl is urged to at-
the most exacting girl.
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