PRISON CUBAN REBEL,
ING L0ER AT HAANA
DICT SPEEDY CONVICTION ON
TREASON; FORCES NEAR
By F. S. Ferguson
ted Press Staff Correspondent.)
vana, March 8.-General Gomez,
of the Cuban revolt forces, a
)ner after a spectacular defeat of
troops by government forces, ar-
I at Havana early today on a spe-
train. He was hurried at once to
penitentiary under heavy guard.
rs of the 300 liberal insurrection-
taken with Gomez late yesterday,
hat thetstatesmen termed Cuba's
est battle in history, were ex-
ed late this afternoon.
.ere appears little doubt that
ez is fated to death for his trea-
Details of the battle received to-
were a fresh cause for rejoicing
[avana. The government forces
only four killed and 12 wounded,
e inflicting drastic defeat on the
Is. An official statement today de-
d the government troops are now
in two hours' train ride of San-
tiago, where the last formidable rem- duction includes Paul Nicholson, Rob-, Say i
nants of the rebel forces are sup- ert Lee Allen, Gypsy Daly, Gustav iai
posed to be entrenched. Baci, and Juliette Lange. , C
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AT THE THEATERS
AT THE MAJESTIC"
Arcade - IMme. P
"The Evil Eye."
Rae-Marie Doro in "
of Marcus." Mr. Jac
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etrova in *
Also llerz *
Sweet in *
The Morals *
ck comedy. *
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An hour and half of pleasing enier-
tainment is offered by "The Night
Clerk," the attraction at the Majestic
theater during the latter portion of
the week. Many of the lyrics possess
a swing and melody and not a little
of the real humor is furnished by the
erratic "engineer" of the hotel, whose
pessimistic outlook on life furnishes
some aeprtablP d~mai
Poor Ella Quence Finds Much Mystery
Hangs About Junior Girls'
(By Ella Quence.)
Every senior woman is looking for-
ward to the evening of March 27, in
the first place because that is the date
of the play given by the junior wo-
men in honor of the seniors, and in
nounced before the night of the play,"
we were informed, "but you might see
the publicity chairman.."
With renewed hope we started out
again, for of what use is a publicity
chairman who will not give out in-
formation? But, alas for hopes. The
business of this particular chairman
seems to be to inform people that
nothing will be made known until
"At least, you can announce the.
name," we ventured.
"Oh, no, that is a secret until the
night of the play," was her reply.
"But you may announce the time for
And so the play remains shrouded in
pvirn c ue',' ue C mI ~leay. men in honoro., the seniors, a
the second place because on that even-
AT THE ARCADE I ing the graduates-to-be will appear in
caps and gowns for the first time.
Naturally, with so much interest
Patrons of the Arcade will have an aroused on the subject, The Daily de-
opportunity today to see the popular cided to run a story on the Junior
actress, Mme. Olga Petrova in "Bridges Girls' play. But in this even The
Burned." The story is one of Mme. Daily has had to give up; the case is
Petrova's own productions and is re- hopeless.
plete with tense moments in which When a woman won't, she won't, and
MANY CONTAGIOUS DISEASES
ARE REPORTED AT HOSPITAL
Epidemic of German Measles Feared;
Scarlet Fever and Smallpox
Contagious diseases and an over-
crowded contagious ward in the Uni-
versity hospital are presenting many
difficult problems for the health of-
German measles is- the latest epi-
demic to infest the city, although the
number of scarlet fever and smallpox
cases have abated. Dr. John A. Wess-
inger, health officer, says that there
has not been a single case of small-
pox or scarlet fever since Monday
At the present time there are 11
scarlet fever, one smallpox, one chick-
en pox, one infantile paralysis and five
diphtheria patients in the contagious
ward. All students having infectious
diseases are now quarantined to their
COMPETITION STILL OPEN
FOR LEAGUE CLASS SONGS
Women to Receive Prizes for Original
or Adopted Airs and Ap-
AT TIHE WHITNEY
One of the song hits of "The Blue
Paradise" which comes to the Whit-
ney theater, Wednesday, March 14, is
"Auf Wiedersehen," which has been
popular throughout the country since
the opening of the show in New York
The book of 'The Blue Paradise" is
by Leo. Stein, author of "The Merry
Widow," and the music is by Edmund
Eysler. The cast of the Shubert pro-
this noted actress is at her best.
Prof. F. W. Kelsey Talks at Vespers
Prof. Francis W. Kelsey of the latin
department spoke at yesterday's ves-
per service at Newberry hall, on the
general subject of conclusions to be
drawn from present conditions. Fol-
lowing the talk, Merle Maddon, '19,
gave a solo.
every one of the 140 women in the play
has determined not to let slfp the least
inkling as to what the play is, like.
When interviewed, each one referred
The Daily reporter to someone else.
Finally, we sought the general chair-
man of the play, and suggested that
she might at least announce the names
of those in the cast.
"Certainly not, that is never an-
George W. Sample, Republican, and
John P. Kirk, Democrat, were nom-
inated by their respective parties for
the position of circuit court judge at
the election to be held April 2. Since
.there was no competition, on the
Democratic or Republican tickets for
office of county auditor, two of whom
will be elected in the April election,
Samuel Hammail of Ann Arbor and
William Bacon of Chelsea will run
on the Republican ticket while Frank
Joslyn of Ypsilanti and Henry Paul of
Jos..n of - s-a i Aand"%& pnrVALPy1 ul nf
Ann Arbor will represent the Demo- Contestants for the prizes offered
crats for that office. by the athletic committee of the Wom-
en's league for'the best class songs to
The county vote on the circuit judge be used at basketball games may still
submit their efforts to the committee,
and county auditor nominations will as a sufficient number have not been
be canvassed by the county board of sent in to close the contest.
election canvassers at their next Original music is acceptable, but a
meeting. familiar air with a good swing is pre-
ferred, and the words should be of a
Brick Clay Discovered in Kansas spirit calculated to spur the class or
Lawrence, Kan., March 8.-Exper- sister class team to victory.
iments made by professors of the Uni- A dollar prize is being offered for
versity of Kansas have revealed the the best song from each class and
fact that clay in various parts of $2.00 will be awarded to the final se-
Kansas can be made into bricks equal lection. It is desired that contestants
and even superior to those made in get their work in the hands of the
other states. This brick-clay is very committee in time for Saturday's
abundant in the state. junior-senior game.
Try The Daily for service.
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Quite the Loviest We've
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Who will offer for your amusement
a series of original stunts
Miss Ellen McAndrews
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in "Jean and Jeannette"
Dainty, Refined and Above All Unique
"Certain Calls We Must Obey"
An Act pleasing in its Originality
A group of Experts who excell in their
respective lines. They have syncopa-
tion all over 'em.
A series of original Songs, both new
"High, Low, Jack, and
A novelty we are sure will please
We wish every one of our customers could arrange to see the
display in its present completeness. The styles, colors and ma-.
terials are so varied and attractive that it does not seem possible
for anyone to be disappointed.
At $1.00 to $5.00 come the tables of shimmering lingeries-plain
or fancy voiles, batistes and organdies with large square, pleated
or round collars trimmed with lace or embroidery.. Some are tucked
and some are shirred, but all are exquisitely fresh and dainty.
At $3.95 to $8.50-The tailored and sports blouses, made of
delicate pussy willow taffeta and crepe de chine. Their collars are
large and flat; the cuffs are turn-back or flaring.
At $5.00 to $15.00-Irresistible Georgettes and crepe de chines
for fancy dress. Many are embroidered in self or contrasting
colors, and some are trimmed with real filet lace. White, flesh,
gold, Nile, gray, black and orchid.
CAPS AND GOWNS
In order to render more efficient service we have
transferred women's caps and gowns to the Dressmak-
ing Shop on the. Second Floor.
Men's graduating costumes will remain in the usual
' location on the Third Floor.
WAILANI STRINGED QUARTET
A melodious and tuneful assemblage
of Ukulele strummers
THE AFTERNOON GOWNS INCLUDE MANY
TEMPTING FRENCH COPIES
Georgette crepe is used lavishly in all except the tailored models.
Sometimes it appears exclusively; more often it is charmingly com-
bined with a firmer silk material.
An exact reproduction of a Cheruit model is of beige Georgette
crepe over white silk, embroidered in brown and trimmed with a
brown belt to match.
A Jenny Lind gown is made of electric blue charmeuse com-
bined with gold Georgette crepe. The collar, cuffs and pockets are
embroidered in gold silk and beaded. Its lines are loose and hipless.
PRICED $15, $20, $25, $35 TO $75
fl (Second Floor)
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