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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

T -ESDAY, OCTOBER 16

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Pirate's Pistol Is
Law School Relic

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"Tower" and "G. R." Engraved on
Barrel; Believed to Be from
Tower of London
"Lay to an' step lively mate, be-
fore. I make the sun shine through
you," said G. R., the possible owner
of the large buccaneer pistol which
is part of a relic collection in the Law
building.
Such a scene, common to pirate
stories, may have happened in priva-
teering days with that old fashioned
gun as witness.
The weapon was presented to the
Law school by Edward S. Rogers, '95.
It was given him by his father. Mr.
Rogers lives in Chicago, and lectures
here every spring on "Law Trade
Marks and Unfair Trade."
From Muzzle to stock-tip, the gun
measures 22 inches. The barrel is
made of eighth-inch steel and has an
inside diameter of three-fourths inch-
es. It weighs about six pounds and
is thought to have been cut down
from one of the old muskets in the
Tower of London. "Tower" is en-
gra ved on the barrel as well as the
initials, "G. R."
LIFE PRESERVERS DISAPPEAR
FROIK RAWS OF HURON RIVER
Suggested That Telephones Be Placed
Along the Shore; Will De-
crease Deaths
Life preservers which the Student
council placed at short intervals along
the Huron river have disappeared, one
by one, until only a few remain. Vis-
itors have taken them as souvenirs
and others have been thrown into the
river and lost.
It has been'suggested by one of the
boat owners who was near when the
last drowning took place that a tele-
phone line should be strung along the
Huron. At short spaces, telephones
may be placed. This, it has been
argued, would have prevented several
fatalities along the Huron.
STUDENT CARELESSNESS
UREPlNSIBLE FOR FIRES

TODAY
7 o'clock-Freshman assembly in
University Hall.
7 o'clock-Choral Union rehearsal
at School of Music.
7:30 o'clock-Craftsman club smok-
er at Michigan Union.
7:30 o'clock-Adelphi debating so-
ciety meets in Adelphi rooms, Uni-
versity hall.
TOMORROW
3:35 o'clock-Michigan-University of
Detroit game on Ferry field.
7 o'clock-Engineering smoker at
Michigan Union.
U-NOTICES
Tryouts for the cross-country team
are requested to report for practice
between 3 and 6 o'clock today on
Ferry field.
LOCAL POSTOFFICE IS MADE
COUNTY SUPERVISING STATION
Ann Arbor to Send Out Stamps and
Supplies Formerly Issued
from Washington
Ann Arbor's postoffice has been des-
ignated as supervising office of
Washtenaw county by Postmaster-
General Burleson. With the excep-
tion of Ypsilanti and Chelsea, which
are second class offices and not af-
fected by the law, all postoffices in
the county will be required to send
postal accounts to the local office.
Their stamps and supplies will be is-
sped from here also.
Formerly all offices obtained their
stamps and supplies directly from
Washington. The aim of this law
is to reduce the heavy work at the
hospital. It will also allow closer
supervision to be given to the third
and fourth class offices and will prob-
ably end in making the central ac-
counting officer the supervising post-
master of the county.
THIRTY-THREE GIRLS ELECTED
TO GLEE CLUB MEMBERSHIP

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Don McKee's Body SVII Unrecovered
The body of Donald G. McKee, the
aviator who flew over Ferry field dur-
ing the Syracuse game last fall, and
who recently met his death by falling
with his machine into Lake St. Clair
last Wednesday, has not as yet been
found.
It is thought by well known au-
thorities at Selfridge aviation field,
that the strong current of the Jakie
carried his body several miles, tW
ward.

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Engineering News
There need be no fear of German
air raids on our cost cities, according
to a statement made yesterday by
Prof. Felix W. Pawlowski, head of the
aeronautical department. "No aero-
plane motor can be built which would
endure the trip across the ocean and
back," said the professor. "It is pos-
sible to build a machine to fly across
once, but to ask it to return again
without replacement of parts,that is
too much. Some of them are useless
after a ten-hour run, and could not
be replaced without tearing the engine
down. The problem is too large for
solution, and we need not fear the air
raiders."
Professor Pawlowski has received
an invitation to assist the government
in aeronautical work, and accepted
under the condition that he does not
have to leave Ann Arbor.
Assembly schedules ate out for
sophomores, juniors and seniors. They
will be held Oct. 18, Nov. 15, Dec. 13,
Jan. 17, Feb. 28, March 28, April 25,
and May 23. Hours can be learned
from consultation of the bulletin
board.
Folk Singers and Dancers Here Soon
Members of the Women's league are
planning to shedule a second engage-
ment in this city with the Fuller Sis-
ters. The company consists of three
-sisters, the Misses Cynthia, Rosalind,
and Dorothy. British, Irish, and Scotch
folk songs and dances are usually on
the program.
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Such a condition is not always pos-
sible. A fire at night aided by a high
wind migb destroy all the young trees
in the nursery and travel on until it
burned itself out.
Another source of anxiety to the
forestry department is that students
taking canoe trips along the Huron
river usually neglect to put out their
camp fires. This could result quite
disastrously to the plantings along
that stream. There is no ruling,
against camp fires but it is understood1
that they be extinguished.
That Michigan students put a qui-
etus to the forest fire bug bear by
adopting precautionary measures was
the only solution of the problem ad-
vocated by Instructor Case.
SCORE OF RUWNNERS REPORT
FOR CROSS.&OJNTRY RUN
(Continued from Page Four)
Batty and Rolls were among the other
Varsity sprinters to put in an appear-
ance.
Farrell is pleased with the showing
of some of the freshmen and intends
to hold a meet soon in order to get a
line on some of the men. The yearl-
ing tryouts will be made to run over
the regular four-mile course. Steve
epects to hold a second meet toward
the Wd of the season and hopes to
able to award prizes to the winners.
Word rece yed here. yesterday in-
dicates that the estern intercollegi-
ates will be held at Northwestern this
year. Nov. 24 has "bee# set aside as
the date for this fete. ;It.'ll. be re-
membered that this is the .date of the
Michigan-Northwestern football .game.
This will give Wolverine rooters a'
chance to see Maize and Blue ath-
letes in two events.
Error in Book Review
The Daily wishes to correct a state-
ment which appeared in the issue of
Oct. 11, referring to a book by Prof.
R. M. Wenley.
The title of the book should have
been "The Life and Work of G. S.
Morris." Professor Wenley is not a
contemporary nor a personal friend of
Professor Morris, although Professor
Morris was at one time connected with
the University.

The following girls have been elect-
ed to membership in the Girls' Glee
club: first soprano, Agnes Abele, '20;
Lucy Cannon, '18; Hilda Flink, '18;
Marion Galton, '18; Minnie Goehring,
'19; Margaret Harrison, '20; Kather-
ine Kilpatrick, '19; IHarriet Medes,
Anne Noble, '20; Dorothy Q'Connor,
'20; Antoinetta Poel, '19; Gertrude
Sergeant, '18; Marie Thorpe, '20; Sue
Verlenden, '20; and Winifred Corcor-
an, '18. Second soprano: Gertrude
Benson, '20; Ella Bliss, '18; Elsie
Early, '20; Gretchen Jones, '20; Nona
Myers, '18; Rose Sturmer, '20; Portia
Walker, '18, and Florence Walton.
First altos: Helen Camens, '18; Laura
Jones, '18; Louise Kreuger, '19; Be-
atrice McKnight, '19; Hazel Rubert,
'18; Emily Powell, '19; Aimee Renkes,
'20, and Margery Reynolds, '20. Sec-
ond alto: Katherine Davis, '19, and
Emily Loman, '19.
Freshmen girls whose names do not
appear here will be notified later. All
members must attend the first regular
meeting at 4:30 o'clock this afternoon
at Barbour gymnasium.
ALPHA NU DEBATING SOCIETY
£LECTS QFF[CE1S FRIDAY
Alpha Nu debating society eected
officers at a meeting held last Friday
night in the society's rooms. ' They
are as follows: President, W, H.
Townsend, '18; vice-president, fI. Q
Selby, '20; secretary, J. D. Menschofer,
'18.
Before the business meeting an open
discussion was held on the question,
"Resolved: That the government
should adopt a policy of absolute sup-
pression towards all seditious utter-
ances as a war time measure." The
debate was led by Webb R. Clark, '20,
who upheld the affirmative, and by
J. D. Menschofer, '18, who advocated
the negative. The discussion was not
confined to the members of the so-
ciety a nd received the enthusiastic
support of the Mnauy visitors present.
Harold B. Teegarden, '17, ormer
president of Alpha Nu and nw as-
sistant paymaster in the navy, was
present at the meeting.
Dean Jordan Speaks at Traverse City
At the State Federation of Women's
clubs, which is in session today and
tomorrow in Traverse City, the Wo-
men's league will be represented by
Dean Myra B. Jordan, Ada Arnold,
'19, and Olive Wiggins, '19, Dean
Jordan is to give a report on the
Lucinda Stone scholarship today.
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D. A. R. Hold Services for Don McGee
Election of officers in which Mrs.
William Henry Wait of Ann Arbor
was returned as state regent and me-
morial services for Donald McGee, the
aviator drowned in Lake St. Clair
Wednesday, closed the annual con-
vention of the Daughters of the Amer-

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