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wood and composition sheeting, with
a large skylight in the center. No
windows will be installed until fall,
the openings to be covered until then
by wire screens. Heating and light-
ing appliances will also be put in at
that time.
Smaller Building
Alongside and to the east of this
building will be another one, of small-
er dimensions, 60 by 16 feet, with toil-
et facilities for 375 men and washing
accomodations for 100 at a time.
The main building will be used
wholly for instructing the mechanics
in chassis work. The remaining cour-
ses in their curriculum will be taught
in other buildings on the campus.
Courses of Instruction
Besides the 500 army mechanics,
there will be another 200 men who
are to replace the 199 members of the
University of Michigan training de-
tachment. One hundred of this num-
ber will receive instruction as gener-
al mechanics, or "handy men." They
will pursue courses in pipe fitting,
and forge and lathe work. Another 60
will train as gunsmiths, and the re-
maining 40 will fit themselves as car-
The courses for all except the gen-
eral mechanics are specified by the
government, and the University fol-
lows instructions.
Need for Old Cars
Prof. Henry H. Higbie, of the engi-
neering college, stated yesterday that
there is a great need for old, worn-
out automobiles which the auto me-
chanics might use for experimental
"Anyone who has an old car which
will not run can do a great-service to
the University by donating the ma-
,chine for use by the mechanics," de-
'clared Professor Higbie. "We can
use cars that will not run and which
are valuable only as junk."
Administrative System
Professor Higbie also explained the
system of administration which will
be employed this summer in the in-
struction of the government men.
There will be four administrative offi-
cers and thirty-five instructors. About
15 of the latter have already been se-
cured, and 20 more shop experts will
be engaged.
The administrative board is made
up of the following faculty men:
Prof. Henry H. Higbie, educational
director; Prof. Benjamin F. Bailey, in
charge of ignition, starting, and light-
ing work; Prof. William L. Miggett,
supervisor of shop work; and Mr.,
Walter E. Lay, director of chassis,
engine, carburetor, and testing work.

Choice Bits From
College Exchanges
The liberty fund which was estab-
lished by the Cornellian council in
connection with a campaign to get al-
umni all over the country to give their
Liberty bonds to the university to help
the war deficit, has already totaled
$31,150. The estimated deficit of the
university is $50,000.
Syracuse university has 1,400 stars
on its service flag, an increase of 400
since its presentation in January.
The naval cadet aviators at the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
have subscribed more than $500,000
to the third Liberty Loan. There are
700 cadets at the school.
At the University of Illinois it has
been decided to change the name of
the women's league to "womens' self-
government association."
At least 2,500 students are expected
to enroll in the summer session at the
University of Wisconsin this year, ac-
cording to Dean Scott H. Goodnight.
The University of Pennsylvania is
staging a "University Week" begin-
ning this Monday, during which all
of the old customs and traditions will
be revived which have been discarded
during the war. An interclass rush
will be held Wednesday, followed by
a dinner for the entire university.

New York, N. Y.,May 15.-United the. French and
States marines now 'figlting in France infes designate
report that the trench 'slang of the
Poilus and the Tommies is receiving MAY
the impress of the American idea. patrons are o
"Boche," the French term of con- best hair dress
tempt for a German, is perfectly good Marceling. Mr
French for "bonehead" and the Tom- N. Univ. Phon
mies adopted it. But to the American
ear it lacked punch. And the pronun- See the late
ciation was tricky. It did, however, calling cards a
suggest a term expressing the Ameri- of Art.-Adv.

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The University of Illinois is plan-
ning the establishment of a univer-
sity club for women, similar to the
present men's university club, which
will have a club-house with library
and rooms for social gatherings.
An extemporaneous public speaking
"Liberty" contest will be held by the
Oratorical association of the Univer-
sity Tuesday May 28, instead of the
annual Michigan peace contest. The
state peace contest has. been discontin-
ued for the duration of the war, by the
common consent of the 10 state uni-
versities that participate in it. The
national peace contest has likewise
been discontinued for the period of
the war.
Five to seven speakers, selected by
previous try-outs, will take part is
the "Liberty" contest. They will de-
liver extemporaneous speeches, eight
minutes in length, on the general sub-
ject of "Liberty'.' The exact subjects
on which the speakers will talk will
be given them one hour before they
mount the platform. They will all
deal with practical phases of the
word "Liberty," and any person with
a fair understanding of the doings of
tle day will be easily able to handle
his subject, the oratory department
The "Liberty" contest is an experi-
ment in extemporaneous public
speaking, and Michigan is said to be
the first university in the country to
attempt an event of this kind. Two
other universities are following Mich-
dgan's lead and will hold contests of a
similar nature.
Participation in the contest is open
to any student at the University.
Those desiring to take part are asked
to inform Mr. Ray K. Immel, of the
oratory department, who is the contest
director, before Saturday, May 18
Freshmen desiring to enter the contest
twill have to secure special permission
from Prof. W. Ray Humphreys, of the
committee on eligibility.
Additional details about the con-
test will be furnished to those trying
out for it, at a special meeting to be
held at 1 o'clock Saturday afternoon
in room 302, Mason hall.
Belleve Vussia Will Return
Darby, Pa., May 15.-First Lieut. J.
A. Youngblood and Second Lieut.
Richard D. Reese, of this town, who
went to Russia almost a year ago as
part of the Russian railway service de-
tachment of the United States engi-
neers, and who have just returned to
their homes by way of Japan, both
declared they believe Russia will

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Edward Usher was elected captain
of the contest for both days by ma-
jority vote, and will be assisted by
two lieutenants, John Henry and Ed-
win Bovill. Twenty men were also
Chosen to take part in the cane spree.
R. C. Patterson, '18, a member of
the student council, explained the
rules and requirements of the game.
He said, "Get in the thing with some
real spirit, and show the other side
up. But don't forget that it's a game,
and play square."
Sophomores Meet Tonight
Sophomores will meet at ' o'clock
tonight, at the same place. The same
speakers will be present to read the
rules. Alan W. Boyd, '18, of the Var-
sity football and basketball teams,;
will address the class.
James I. McClintock, '19, chairman
of the spring games committee of the
Student Council, urges all sophomores
to attend tonight's rally. "Unless the
sophomores exhibit more spirit, they
can never hope to win," he said.
Zurich, May 15.-A whole squadron
of German submarines of a new large
type, failed to return after a cruise,
according to information received
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For Officers

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be most unsatisfactory, being

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wieldly to maneuver rapidly.
Other advices said a near-panic pre-
vails at Kiel and Wilhelmshaven,
(two of the main German naval bases)
because the new British mine field in
the North sea is hindering the move-
ment of submarines. Consternation"
also reigns because both Ostend and
Zeebrugge, the two German U-boat
bases on the Belgian coast, are now.
bottled up.
Our Merchant Advertisers represent
the progressive business men of Ann

Offers men.. and women high-
est marketable prices for their
'old clothes. Anything in the
of suits, overcoats, or shoes he will
take off your hands.' Sell your old
clothes. They are no good to you.
I can use them. You will get your
money's worth. No iquibbling to buy
them cheap. Their absolute value will
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