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The concert tonight and the ones
ESS to follow will not be without their
:ly entitled tinge of war. The program from open-
wise credit- ing to finale will be patriotic and
local news martial. The gaiety of other years
w.ill b gone in great part. A glance
iversity o at both principals and audience wil'
Ar br, assure offe of that.
4J410\\LOWER THE DRAFT AGE
The sentiment that is influencing
arily to ap- the law-makers to act in favor of a
f faith, and
led in he higher draft age instead of a lower
litor, if left
Mice box in one is spelling detriment to the capac-
cck wah ity of the United States to wage a long
receive no war. At its very roots lies the de-t
be returned struction of the well-organized civil
r that pur machinery necessary at home.
Mep. with fixed positions in the eco-
ging Editor nomic world will be dragged out to
take their places as soldiers, while
[ews Editor the 19-year-olds, whose absences will
raph Editor not affect the business world to any
I degree of equal comparison, will be al-
rary Editor lowed to continue civilian life. The
on Managermen already established in the eco-
in Manager noinic machinery of the nation are vit-
al parts of it; they should not be with.-
.er R. Atlas drawn.
Kp Ehibert The man of 19 will make an efficient
Shinkman soldier. The man of 35 will make a
poor one. Physical fitness is essential
t C. Angel to an army, and the man of 19 will
ec I1au dio qualify for service far better than the
ue1 l ,rut ort
celia Fohey man of 35.
erite Clar Another factor to be taken into
to I_. Becrry
. Schiolnick consideration is that a man who will
, ekon sdhave to register when le reaches 19,
will not see overseas service until he
y D. Hause is 20 or better. The reason for this is
Macdonald that approximately a year will be
A. Storrer spent in training.
N. Gaethke The main contention against the
lower draft age is sentiment, and at
the present moment when sacrifice is
of supreme import, sentiment should
1918. be the least of all factors to hamper.
the rapid progress of the United States
Fx army system. It is also necessary to
remember that the man between 31
iid fresh- and 40 is of greater value in the eco-
on The nomic field that he of 19 or 21; and
Llbert 1w- that at the same time he will be a
hi after- poorer soldier. Congress should first.
follow the better method, and then if
. conditions demand, declare that the
/13LIES older and more.valuable business man
dvocating must shoulder arms.
The older class of men must re-
e literary main away from army service as long
the same as possible to keep business, one of
used in the fundamental factors in waging'
Anyway That's One Reason
We aren't going to get married this
year because all the old-time amelior-
ations of the agonizing occasion are
going from- us. Rice is a wheat sub-
stitute and old shoes must be sent to
The death of James Gordon Bennett,
proprietor of the New York Herald,
recalls the story of the syndicate of
business men, who while being vigor-
ously lashed by the Herald, cabled
Bennett to ask if the Herald were for
sale and at what, price. I The answer
was: "The Herald is for sale every-
where, three cents daily, and five on
A Few More, Movies and Curtseying
Will Be a Reflex Action
. How many hats, coats, umbrellas,
babies, and other impedimenta have
you spilled on the floor in rising for
"Oh, say," "Allons enffants de , la
patrie," and the British national han-
them? Ourselves, we are getting re-
markably skillful at crooking and un-
crooking the pregnant hinges of the
farjorie, Call for Miss Reatrice Fair.
fax, Miss Fa-ir-fax!
Marjorie wants to know what to (
when a man she positively dislikes
begs her to knit him a sweater and
even offers tofurnish the yarn. Sprain
your wrist, dear.
The calculus student with the sweet.
manners says he is having a perfect-
ly dreadful time figuring out the height
of the water in this dam problem.
Riccardo Isn't a Bit Well
Glancing over the G. M. N. we are
horrified to discover that Stracciari
cannot sing in the Festival, having
broken his contract. And, he has ap-
We'll Have Water-Wing-Riding Soon
Can you at- the moment think of
anything which puts a bigger crimp
in your sense of language than to hear
them talk about canoe riding? It isn't
because we're envious either.
Lions over to the adjutant's office for a
half dozen extended order blank pads
and two or three yards of skirmish
line. He's gone, too.
The rumpus kicked up in England
by General F. D. Maurice is almost
as disturbing as that aroused in Ann
Arbor last year by Maurice F. D.
Well, there are two things that help
the business bugs to sell extra copies.
One is printing Dr. Lovell's poetry and
the other is putting cubs on the staff.
Sophomore and freshman subs will
practice baseball at 3 o'clock this aft-
Freshman girls who have not as yet
paid their social tax are requested to
do so this week in. the office of the
Dean of Women.
Gen'eva club meeting was postponed
to 4:30 o'clock this afternoon in New-
Y. W. ... A. cabinet will meet at 4
o'clock this afternoon.
Senior and junior girls will start
their first inter-class baseball game at
9 o'clock Saturday morning instead
of 4 o'clock this afternoon as previous-
The second round in the girls' tourn-
ament must be played off by Thurs-
day night. The lists are posted in
the bulletin board in Barbour gymnas-
ium. All girls who signed for this
tournapient will plea e see that their
time is thoroughly understood.
The annual lay luncheon of the
Sarah Caswell Angell chapter of the
D. A.. R. will be held at 12:30 o'clock-
on Thursday, May 16, at the residence
of Mrs. Victor C. Vaughan. Those de.
siring to attend please notify Misi
Forsyth at the Gamma Phi Beta house
Seniors Hear Ye! Heair Y<
IT IS TIME TO LEAVE YOUR ORDER FOR
SAMPLES OF CORRECT
Come in and gee. the 75 watt Blue Lamp
Gives a white light.
Just the thing to study by
H. L. SWITZER, CO..
Place your order for
The Slater Book Shop
New Gown Startles Fifth Avenue
Fifth avenue, langorous since the
beginning of the war, was startled a-
new ode day last week when Mrs.
William Radcliffe, of St. Joseph, Mo.,
appeared in a .war creation called the
"Over the Top" economy dress.
It is fashioned from gingham and
has a hat to match of the same mater-
ial. The whole outfit costs only $6.
It is positively without fastenings.
To don it, one must, hang it up and
then go into it sidewise and head-
first. They say it's easy when you
Fresh from the
R. 0. T. G. Consumption Only
Military Newsance has sent one
rookies with journalistic aspira-
Rugs cleaned and washed. Satiafac-
tion guaranteed. Koch and Henne.-
The Daily's specialty is service to
every one. Let us serve you.--Adv.
Cor. State and N. Uni
i r ..
Essetnmues io nesn-
very week; for other
ionth. It is the ob-
erings to bring the
ser touch with the
cting the departme-t.
ured who give valu-
that are well worth
eetings also further
this is probably one
reasons why the lit-
d not follow the same
ctss assemblies at
nth. Little doubt is
quarter but that re-
neficial. It has been
han once during the
years that college
sss in evidence than
e case. Assemblies
eate more spirit, be-
d bring the classes
t is rarely, if ever,
emblies would bring
oser touch with his
e latter into closer
They would mean the
ipetent speakers to
the day; they would
t hiore interested in
and they would
icil is to be commend-
tablish class assembl-
r college. They are al-
le to the engineers,
cone so toI he larger
It seems surprising
a this direction has
e. Class assemblies
:y in the near future.
to be lost in the ex-
The baseball coach, w'ith four big
games scheduled within the coming
eight days and but one of his duo
pitchers in shape, should pray frevent-
tly for rain.
Looks more and more as if Gutzon
.Borgluru, the sculptor, will never carve
a niche for himself in the hall of
aviation investigation fame.
Coach Lundgren is evidently bent
on raising Ruzicka two that the latter
wil have plenty of things to do with-
in the next ten days.
Plans are all mane for the fresh-I
soph games. Now all that is wanted
are frosh and sophs to come out.
The Germans say our armies are
mutinous. So they are-against kais-
erism and autocracy.
The demand for women barristers is
growing. Will the horrors of war nev-
Out with the alarm clocks, boys.
Central won't give us'the time any
MUSIC CLUBS ARE TO REVIVE
01,) CAMPUS SING TRADITION
The Varsity Glee and Mandolin!
clubs are planning a serenade tour
of the campus to be held some time
within the next two weeks. The date
has not been definitely decided, but
it -is certain that the clubs will visit
the sororities again this year.
Last season the serenade was not
undertaken, but the old tradition will
be revived this spring. The clubs are
also arranging atrip to Flint and a
local concert to be held in Hill audi-
torium. An entirely new program
will be given at this appearance.
CE(iCLE FRANCAIS TO FOREGO
BANQUET AND ADOPT ORPHAN
At the regular meeting' of the Cercle
Francais Monday night, it was decid-
ed that the annual Cercle banquet
should be abolished and the money be
taken to adopt a French war orphan
for the period of one year.
Prof. Edward L. Adams, of the en-
gineering college, who has served as
facultydirector of the Cercle for two
years tendered his resignation at the
meeting. The Cercle expressed its re-
gret at his resignation.
Tickets on sale at School
of Music till Noon Today
For the rest of the week
at Hill Auditorium.
DT.TROIT UNITED LINES
Between Detroit, Ann Arbor and Jacks
(May [4, 1918)
Detroit Limited and Express Cars-7:
m., 8:,() a. m., and hourly to 7:10 p. m.,
Jackson Express Cars (local stops wes
Ann Arbor)'-8:48 a. m., and every two h(
to 9:48 p. Ill.
Local Cars East Bound-5:35 a. m.,
a. M., '7 :05 a. M. and every two hours to
p. M., 9:05 p. m. 10:50 p. m. To Ypsi
only, 8:os p. In., 11:5o p. in., 12:20 a.
'1:10 a. M., and to Saline, change at Ypsil
Local Cars West Bound-6:oo a. m.,
a. m., Lo:20 p. M., 13:20 a. m.
Courteous 'and satisfactory
TREATMENT to every custom
er, whether the account be larg
The Ann Arbor Savings Bank
Capital and Surplus, $560,000.00
Northwest Cor. Main & Huron
707 North University Ave.
IF IT'S ANYTHING
113 East University
LUNCHES and SODAS
OF THE METROPOLITAN OPERA COMPANY
I May Festiv-
more the -eyes
re turned to-
the homes of
Fraternity and Social
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