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, MARCH 20, 1918.






the efforts of Dr. Warren
L, chairman of the commit-
rge of the campaign for
' the Belgians which starts
Huron street headquarter
i readiness to receive con-

16; Tables were installed and a tek -
uc- phone connection made. An inadver-
the tent error in yesterday morning's pa-
hy per gave the number of this phone as
1729 instead of 2729 which is the cor-
nd rect number.
J. Junior Red Cross Co-operates
ith In addition to the three places, the
dly Red Cross headquarters on Huron
go- street, the Union, and Barbour gym-
nasium, contributions may be turned
in at any of the city school buildings.
The Junior Red Cross will co-operate
in. the campaign and take charge of
the clothing turned in at these places.
All clothing received today will be
disinfected this evening and sorted
tomorrow. Arrangements for crating
and packing will be made today.
"If you wonder what kind of cloth-
ing to give," stated Dr. Lombard last
evening, "remember that the Belgians
need everything. Boots, shoes, hats,
me caps, underwear, overcoats, all kinds
R of clothing for men, women and chil-
. dren. Do not put communications of
any kind in the clothing for writing
in 'is not allowed to go into Belgium."
:30 Everyone Should Help
fu- George F. Hurley, '18L, president
of of the Union and in charge of the
res Union's part in the campaign said
he yesterday, "Everyone should help. The
dollar or two you get from selling
his your old clothing is nothing compar-
nd, ed to the value of the garment to the
ng suffering Belgians."
les J. Carl Malcolm will collect the
es. contributions of people who are un-
on able to bring them to any of the des-
r,'' ignated collection centers. People in
'n, this situation will have only to call
'he Mr. Malcolm at 1713-M and a repre-
'he sentative will come to get the cloth-
in ing. Those who can possibly make
ch other arrangements are asked not to
on take advantage of this method of

Liberty Loan Campaign To Be More
Intensive Than Any Government
Has Undertaken
Personnel of Teams To Canvass Stu-
dents Will Be Announced
The drive for the third Liberty Loan
campaign among the students will be
.naugurated on Tuesday morning,
April 16. This was the statement
made yesterday by Prof. Clyde E. Wil-
son of the engineering college, who
has been appointed chairman of the
campus committee.
"The drive is to be the most inten-
sive yet experienced," said Professor
Wilson. "As a war measure it will be
the biggest we have undertaken, and
will greatly affect the interest of the
allies in this country."
Emphasizes Michigan's Duty'
Professor Wilson said that the cam-
,pus committee will be announced
shortly, and that it will govern the
teams that are to be organized to con-
duct the canvassing among the stu-
dents. He emphasized the duty of
Michigan in the drive, and continued:
"It is the duty of every man or wo-
man called upon to respond freely and
enthusiastically to the call to this
work. All called upon will be sworn
in as officials and will- be expected to
promise to carry on whatever work
they may be assigned. The committee
hopes that those called will not hesi-
tate or argue, but will respond, as
every patriotic citizen. should, with
'Aye, aye sir.' . There is plenty of
work for all of us, and work we
Makes Appeal to Duty
"ve owe it to ourselves, our homes,
and our country in this great crisis to
come out and do our bit," he contin-
ued. 'Each one of us must do some-
thing individually for the cause we
are struggling for. We must begin to
prepare now, not only to work for the
success of the third drive, but also
for the actual sale of bonds.' Having
been warned as to the time which is
to mark the opening of the sale of
bonds, we should be ready at the ap-
pointed period to lend everything in
our power toward the successful con-
clusion of our undertaking. Let us
get together and put it 'Over the Top,'
for liberty, democracy, and the United
States of America."
James A. Burns, will be the speak-
er at the next Wesleyan guild lecture
which will be given in the Metho-
dist church Sunday evening at 7:30
o'clock, eastern time.
Mr. Burns who is more often called
"Burns of the Mountains" is a prac-
tically self-educated man although he
did attend Dennison college for a few
months. In 1899 he founded the Onei-
da institute of which he is now presi-
dent. The work of this institute pro-
vides for the religious education of
the mountaineers of Kentucky.

Ann Arbor is to have an air plane
factory within a short time, as a re-
sult of a meeting of the Merchant's
Credit association last night..
The Newton Haggerty Leather com-
pany, situated west of Ferry field, is
to be converted into a factory for the
construction-of woodwork and wings T1EU
for aeroplanes, and the large amount
of vacant space surrounding the plant
will be used for assembling the
planes. The Lewis Spring and Axle SEI
company at Chelsea has taken a gov-
ernment contract for the manufacture.
of aeroplanes to the amount of $2,-
000,000, and because of the fact that titn
this plant is large enough only for the
manufacture of the metal parts, Mr.
Lewis, who is at the head of this fac-
tory was forced to seek another site (Suir
for the making of the woodwork and
wings of the planes. Ma
Because of a difference of $6,200, that
both parties were unable to come to have
an agreement, and the Ann Arbor gin
Merchant's Credit association assem- front
bled in the association rooms last yond
night to consider the matter of ap- here
propriating the amount in question in vari
order that the propostion be acted ing.
upon. In
According to Theodore TrosL,- sec- have
retary of the Merchant's Credit asso- the
ciation, all the members are confident armi
that the proposition will be settled Ame:
now without any further delay. Prob


to heart
has be


"To the members of the literary stro
class of 1918 who served in the war wea
of 1914-"
Some such inscription is to be en- A
graved upon a bronze tablet set up tion
on the campus as the memorial of stat
this year's senior literary class. bidc
Funds for the purpose will be col-fro
lected, and turned over to the Alumni of t
asociation for investment until the The
end of the war. Then data as to the expi
names, rank and branch of service the
will be collected, the tablet will be P:
made and set up in some prominent est
place on the campus. A committee the
to cooperate with Secretary Wilfred by
B. Shaw of the Alumni association over
will be appointed within a few days, and
and the details of the plan will be face
made known shortly after that. of p
Announce Spring Plans Ger:
April 26 has been selected for that
Swing Out by the literary seniors. for
President Harry B. Hutchins has ap- Ger
proved of this date, and the senior char
classes in the other colleges of the adir
University will undoubtedly take sim- shed
ilar action, as it is the president's spo]
wish that all seniors participate in
,keeping this old tradition alive. In
Cap and Gown Agents Selected tle
George Moe and George Kyer were coat
,designated agents for caps and gowns. of t
The committee urged that arrange- and
ments be made as soon as feasible, in ing
order that all measurements may be has
taken, and the gowns received by by e
April 26. The payments will be the Fren
same as in past years. One dollar havi
must be paid when the measurements a de
are taken, and $2.50 when. the caps and
and gowns are received. These caps tem:
and gowns are not purchased, but mad
merely rented, and must be returned pier
on Commencement day. At that time rTh
a refund of $1.00 will be made. sect
All Seniors To Sing. emy



rof. John C. Parker of the engin-
ng college will describe the course
lectrical engineering this morning
1 o'clock at the weekly assembly
;he freshman engineers in Room
of the Engineering. building:
rofessor Parker's talk is one of
aries of talks arranged by Prof.
yard B. Merrick of the engineering
ege, who has charge of the fresh-
. assemblies. It is Professor Mer-
's intention to have the different
-ses of the Engineering depart-
t outlined for the freshmen at the
mblies by the members of the
lty conducting these courses. In
. way the first year men will have
ir idea of the work presented in
z course by the time when they
have to choose their branch of
veral city libraries in the country
e already received orders to take
books on explosives from their
ulations, and now such word has
1 received by the University li-
y. Such books will remain in the

Washouts caused by the heavy
rain storm last week are being re-
paired by the street commission, and
it is thought that the streets will be in
good. condition within a few days.
Loads of cinders are being sent to the
places which have been most affected
by the storm. Grading machines will
be sent throughout the city today to
take out the -ruts in the roads and
leave them in a smooth condition.
According to George Sandenburg,
'16E, acting city engineer, there will
be no street paving or city improving
this year due to the conditions
brought about by the war. Although
he has been asked by the council to
nran ..1ni',ia 4nr cn ficain 'fr.

The comm
meet with c
classes in of
for the even
purpose of
these semi-"





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