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SXXVIL No. 158.
ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SUNDAY, MAY 13, 1917.
REV. L. A. BARRETT TO OPEN EX-
ERCISES WITJI INVOCATION;
PRESIDENT TO SPEAK
EXCUSE SENIORS FROM
DRILL IN LIT CORPS
Wilfred Shaw to Talk on the Alumni
Trust Fund Started by
All is in readiness for the senior
Swing-out set for 4 o'clock tomorrow
All seniors, will asmble in
their caps and gowns on the cam-
pus walks a few minutes before
the prescribed hour. The senior
lits will meet on the walk be-
tween the Museum and University
hall and the Angell residence; the
medics on the walk between Uni-
versity hall and the flag pole; the
laws between the flag pole and
the Chemistry building; the
pharmies on the walk in front of
the cannon memorial; the homoe-
ops at the north entrance of the
Economics building, and the dents
at the south entrance of the
The classes will march into Uni-
versity hall in the following order:
Lits, engineers and architects, medics,
laws, pharmics, homoeops, and dents.
When the hall is reached all will re-
main standing until the last class has
The exercises will open with the
invocation by the Rev. Leonard A.
Barrett of the Presbyterian church.
President Harry B. Hutchins will de-
liver a short address.
Discuss Alumni Plans
Vfilfred Shaw, secretary of the
alumni association, will follow Presi-
dent Hutchins' address on the "Mich-
igan Alumni Trust Fund" which was
commenced by the 1916 classes. The
plan made out by the 1916 seniors con-
templates a fund from three sources,
individual gifts, class gifts, and be-
quests. This fund will be adminis-
tered by a board of governors consist-
ing of six alumni members in addi-
tion to the president of the University,
president of the alumni association,
sociation, chaiman of the board in
general secretary of the alumni as-
control of athletics, one Regent, and
one faculty man selected at large.
The treasurer of the University is
to be appointed the treasurer of the
fund, which will be kept separately
from any other University fund. The
proposed fund is to be kept intact un-
til 1925, one-third of it will be avail-
able for use, while two-thirds will
be put into an endowment fund, which
only the interest will be used. This
fund may be drawn upon for any pur-
pose whatsoever the board of gov-
ernors deems advisable, such as in-
creasing faculty salaries, building
dormitories, and other campus struc-
tures, providing for increased labora-
tory facilities, and increasing athletic
facilities. Other possibilities will be
considered from time to time.
The exercises will be concluded by
the benediction by the Rev. Charles
S. Mack of Laporte, Ind.
Order of Dismissal
At the close of the services the
classes .will march out of the hall
in the formation in which the entrance
was made, the senior lits 12ading.
Proceeding from the main entrance of
the hall the seniors will march to
State stheet, south on State street to
South University avenue, east on South
University avenue to the engineering
arch, passing up the diagonal walk
to the flag pole, turning to the right
and marching toward Waterman gym-
nasium, and ending by a march west
on North University avenue to State
street, thus swinging the campus in
a block "M."
All seniors in the literary companies
which are scheduled to drill from 4
o'clock to 6 o'clock tomorrow will be
excused if they desired to attend the
Asked to Wear Robes
In order to comply with the old
Michigan traditions the seniors are ex-
pected to wear their caps and gowns
every Wednesday and Friday after to-
morrow until Commencement.
Offers to Teach
Haig Smashes Deadlock
M. Levi to Give Courses Free
to Those Who Are'to
Serve in France
London, May 12.-General Haig's
British troops breaking a four days'
deadlock in a violent attack occupied
Culldcourt village. They also cap-
tured 1,200 yards of the trenches
on the Arras Cambrai road and
stormed and captured German posses-
sions over a mile and a half around
There was heavy fighting through-
out the battle. The British command-
er-in-chief reported tonight that "We
established ouhselves in the village of
Culldcourt." Coulldcourt lies about
nine miles south of Arras. For the
past week it has been the center of
Men and women who are to serve
in France in the army or Red Cross
work will be given an opportunity to
perfect themselves in French conver-
sation without any cost. Prof. Moritz
Levi has offered his services free of
charge as teacher in a course of this
sort. Professor Levi's offer reads:
"I herewith offer my services free
of charge to all persons who, in any
capacity connected with the present
crisis, wish to perfect themselves in
conversational French. No others
will be permitted to take advantage of
this ofer. The class will be organ-
ized at the earliest possible moment.
"PROF. M. LEVI."
The first meeting of the class will
be held at 8 o'clock Monday even-
ing in room 200 south wing of Uni-
versity hall. In order that the work
may be thorough the class will be
iited to 15 to 20 members. The
class will meet three or four times
per week, the particular evening, the
time, and the place to bearranged.
Professor Levi while not of French
descent began his French studies at
the age of five. He has spent two years
studying in France and has been in
that country seven or eight times. He
has taught French conversation for a
number of years.
"Y" Workers Plan
for $10,000 Fund
To Discuss Preparation for Campaign
to Raise Money for Camp
Ann Arbor people will meet at 3
o'clock this afternoon in the city Y.
M. C. A; for the purpose of discussing
plans for raising the $10,000 training
camp fund in Washtenaw county. The
campaign proper will start Wednesday
morning and close Saturday night.
The cities in the county have been
visited by members of the committee
and a citizen in each place has been
appointed to handle the work in his
A banquet will be given at 6 o'clock
Tuesday evening in the Y. M. C. A. for
the people of Washtenaw county and
Ann Arbor residents. The Rev.
George Knepper will be the speaker.
He will explain the nature of the work,
accomplished by the "Y" war camps.,
MAJOR CASTLE GETS
FORT WAYNE CALL1
Will Take Examination for Promotion
at Fort Leavenworth,
Major C. W. Castle has been called
to Fort Wayne to assist in examining
applicants for admission to Fort
Following the work at Detroit Major
Castle will go to Fort Leavenworth,
Kan., to take examination for promo-
ment. He will return to Ann Arbor
in a week or 10 days to reassume com-
mand of the training squads.
SOPII ENGINEERS TO SELECT
CONTEST CAPTAINS TOMORROW
Election of captains for the spring
contests and representatives for the
honor committee will be held at the
special sophomore engineer class meet-
ing at 4 o'clock tomorrow in room 348
of the Engineering building. The can-
didates for the honor committee are
G. S. Hodge, '19E, J. R. St. Clair, '19E,
and M. H. Ayers, '19E.
Student councilmen will also be
nominated at this meeting.
FINAL APPEARANCE Of
PATRIOTIC SONGS TO PREDOMIN.
ATE AT SPRING CON.
Patrotic songs, in accordance with
the times will be the main feature at
the final appearance of the Glee and
Mandolin clubs at its annual spring
concert on May 25 in Hill auditorium.
A program on which patriotic airs
predominate, is being prepared under
the direction of Earl V. Moore and
Theodore Harrison of the School of
Music, for it is the intention of the
Glee and Mandolin clubs to give one-
half of the net proceeds, after the ex-
penses of the club have been deducted,
to the local chapter of the American
Red Cross society.
This will be the last appearance of
the clubs this year and the last op-
portunity the student body will have
to hear several campus stars, due to
their graduation in June.
30 MEN ENROLL IN
Registration Being Held at Union;a
Unit Expected to be Ready l
Thirty men have enrolled in the
Mithigan ambulance corps which will,
go to France in the near future. It
is expected that the unit will soon be
The amount needed for financing
them will be raised by a campaigna
which will officially begin tomorrow.
Already $325 of the $10,000 has beenI
raised by voluntary subscription.
Those who still wish to sign up
may register at the Michigan Union.u
Dr. W. F. Colby to Talk on ElectricityA
Dr. W. F. Colby of the physics de-
partment will lecture on the subject,
of "Electrical Conductors and Insulat-
ors" before a combined meeting of;
the Detroit and Ann Arbor section and¢
the University of Michigan branch of
A. I. E. E. at 7:30 o'clock Friday e e-
ning in room 348 of the Engineernin
building. The meeting will be underc
the auspices of the American Institute
of Electrical Engineers.
WOMEN SELECT MEMBERS
EMILY POWELL CHOSEN CHAIR-
MAN OF JUNIOR GIRLS'
Elections made by the freshman,
sophomore, junior, and senior women
on Friday resulted in the choice of
the following committee:
Senior play committee chairman,
Marion Williams; assistant chairman,
Valora Quinlan, Pauline Champlin,
Constance Winchell, and Amy Elliott.
Senior social committee, Marian
Wilson, Grace Raynsford, Beatrice
Failes, Marie Macauley, and Portia
Junior play committee-Chairman,
Emily Powell; assistant chairman,
Doris McDonald, Hazel Beckwith,
Frances McDonald, and Margaret At-
Sophomore social committee-Dor-
othy Williams, Eleanor Shartel, Mar-
guerite Chapin, Florence Field, Anna
Kirkpatrick, and Jessie Metcalf.
Freshman spread committee-Ann
Hutchins, Elizabeth McDonald, Dorine
Carter, Kathryn Glass, Grace Hall,
Florence Field, Ruth Abbott, Elsa
Haag, Delia Immerman, Marguerite
Chapin, Winifred Jones, Dorothy Wil-
liams, Pauline Benedict, Beatrice Cat-
lin, Grace Griffin, Roberta Beam, Mar-
garet Christy, Naomi Bradley, Aimee
Renkes, and Lucy Huffman.
TOIa W KiIMR. CO NCIL
wV TA VmVES TUESDAY
Candi atfs for representatives to thea
judiciar- council will be voted upon
on Tuc 'y at the Library, where the
ballot '11 be open from 8 o'clock un-
til G o'clock. One person is to be
elected from the nominees of each
class, whose names appear below:
Senior representative - H e l e n
Brown, Louise Irish, Gladys Town-
Junior representative--Ruth Ely,
mnna McMahon, Emily Powell.
Sophomore representative -- Ruth
Jennings, Laura Peacock, Frances
ieunt avn unced Incorrect
o hid a't: uco the engagement
of Xo s., Fuiler of the Ypsilanti
Norn school to ican A. Lewis, '19E,+
--is- rted in Soturday's Daily.
Win Alumni Cup
Secures Permanent Possession After
Fight for 19 Years with
Asserting that the world stage is
set for peace and not war, and that a
system of military training based on
the probability of war is sure to bring
about war, the Adelphi debating team,
supporting the negative side of the
question of whether military training
should be established in the United
States, was given the decision over
the Jeffersonian debaters in the inter-
society cu debate in University hall
last night and thereby won perma-
nent possession of the Detroit Alumni
association cup which has been fought
over for 19 years.
Earl Pinney, '16, acted as chairman.
EXPLAIN CONTEST RULES
AT PEP GATHERINGS
FRESHMEN TO MEET WEDNESDAY
AND SOPHOMORES ON
Rules for the spring games will be
explained to the underclassmen at pep
meetings to be held this week. The
freshmen will meet at 7 o'clock Wed-
nesday night in the physics lecture
room and the sophomores will con-
vene at the same place and time the
following night. Speakers for the
meeting will be H. L. Carroll, '17E, H.
A. Fitzgerald, '17, R. W. Collins, '17E,
E. E. Mack, '17E, James Schermer-
horn, '18, and Grant Cook, '17L.
Weighing in for the tug-of-war and
tryouts for the relay races will be
continued at 1:30 o'clock tomorrow in
Waterman gymnasium. Only a few
men have tried out at present.
Some of the military companies
which have been drilling on the cam-'
pus will police the contests on both
Friday afternoon and Saturday morn-
Officials for the games will be an-
15 GIRLS HONORED
BY MORTAR BOARD
Senior Honorary Literary Society,
Selects New Members at Spring
The following were elected from the
junior class to Mortar Board, senior!
honorary society of the literary col-i
lege, at the spring elections:
Helen S. Brown, Mildred C. Mighell,
Anna M. Lloyd, Valora F. Quinlan,
Clarissa D. Vyn, Pansy Y. Blake, Mar-
ian Williams, Helen M. Bourke, Frieda
M. McLellan, Grace W. Raynsford,
Gertrude E. Brock, Marie C. Macauly,
Lois E. May, Paulene M. Champlin,
Ruth L. Bailey.
Initiation and banquet will be held'
on May.24. Ten more women will be.
elected in the fall. ,
PROF. A. H. WHITE TO GIVE
FAREWELL TALK THIS MORNING
At the request of the seniors of the
chemical engineering department Prof.
Alfred H. White wil give a farewell
address at 9:30 o'clock this morning
in room 165 of the Chemistry building.
Professor White will leave the Un-
iversity today to enter the United
States service as captain of ordnance
in Washington. Captain White has
been assigned to the duty of organiza-
tion of inspection in the manufacture
Rabbi L. M. Franklin to Talk Tonight
Rabbi Leo M. Franklin of Detroit
will address the Jewish Students' con-
gregation at 6:45 o'clock tonight in
Newberry hall. Dr. Franklin has
chosen as his theme "The Supreme
PRESIDENT WILL RAISE FOUR
DIVISIONS OF MEN ABOUT
2 YEARS OF AGE
MAY COMMAND FORCE
Senate Allows Conferees to Resume
Work in Conference on Roose.
By Robert J. Bender
(United Press Staff Correspondent.)
Washington, May 12.-- Theodore
Roosevelt's plan for a picked volunt-
ary army to filght in France will be up
to President Wilson next week.
The house today overwhelmingly
voted to refer to conference the re-
port on the bill which eliminated the
colonel's pet scheme. At the same
time the house by a vote of 215 to 178
instructed its conferees to write in-
to the measure a provision authoris-
ing the president to raise four divis-
ions of troops, all of which shall be
picked men about the age of 2. W&e
there is nothing in the measure airee
ing that Colonel Roosevelt shall be
placed in command of the fore, it
is assumed that he will be gStre a
place at the head of at least a portion
The senate, without obstruction to-
day allowed its original conferees to
resume their work in conference in
a reporf on the measure leaving in
the so-called Roosevelt amendment.
GOING TO CAMPS
Two Women and Man Leave University
This Morning to Answer
- Call to Colors
Answering the call to colors in novel
style three students left Ann Arbor
this morning for Ironwood in response
to a telegram from the school authori-
ties of that city to the appointment
committee of the University asking
that teachers be sent to replace men
who have entered the Fort Sheridan
training camp. The students are
Frances A. Way, '17, Mildred A. Blum-
enthal, '17, and C. C. Watts, '17.
Arrangements have been made to
give those who leave for this purpose
full credit for the semester's work.
JUDGE 3. M. KILLITS TO
ADDRESS WESLEYAN GUID
Judge John M. Killits, United State
judge of the northern district of Ohio,
will address the Wesleyan guild at
7:30 o'clock tonight in the Methodist
Episcopal church. *
This is the last of the series of
Wesleyan guild lectures for the se-
To Serve Soy Beans and Alfalfa Bread
Madison, Wis., May 12.--A real war-
time economy luncheon will be served
by young women students of the home
economics department of the Univer-
sity of Wisconsin to newspaperme
attending a publishers' conference
hee next Friday. Baked soy beans
will be a substitute for meat, and
wh at bread will be replaced by al.
Harry L. Bell, '16L, to Enter Camp
Harry L. Bell, '16L, has left De-
troit, where he has been practicing
law since his graduation, to enter the
Fort Sheridan training camp. While
at Michigan Bell was connected with
the Michigan Law Review and a mem-
ber of Delta Theta Phi fraternity.
Harvard Forms Reserve Signal Corps
Cambridge, Mass., May 12.-Organ-
ization of a reserve signal corps was
begun at Harvard last night when 60
men reported for the first meeting of
the courses in preparation for signal
To Give Last Talk on City Planning
Mr. Robert Hemphill of the Detroit
Edison company will deliver a lecture
on "Ann Arbor's Needs" at noon today
at the. Congregational church. This
will be the last.of a series of lectures
given in city planning.
Prsbytc ia h urch n
Huron and Dm'sion
10:30-Leonard A. Barrett-"F 7lews Wiich the War
Has Brought to Us." First n series-Our Economic
Noon-Prof. Richard C. Sadler speaks to University Classes.
6:30-Young People's Evening Seivice.
WE..SLEYAN GUILD LECTURE
United States District Judge for No,-thern District of Ohio
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Proceeds to go to Local Ambulance Corps