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January 31, 1919 - Image 6

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The Michigan Daily, 1919-01-31

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THE MICHIGAN DAILY FRIDAY, JA

Old Instruments
Once Played Here
There are four musical instruments
in the Stearns collection in Hill au-
ditorium which are connected with the
early history of Ann Arbor.
The first is a violin made of wood
taken from a table used by the first
settler in Ann Arbor. It was con-
structed by N. W. House, a direct des-
cendant and a reputable Ohio violin
maker who presented it to the Uni-
versity. It is number 1284 in case
XIII. A bit of the leg is placed in
case XVI, number 1431.
Next in chronological sequence is a
German silver E-fiat cornet belonging
to C. Jacob Gwinner who organized
the first band and orchestra in Ann
Arbor. A part of the membership of
this band formed the nucleus of Port-
er's Zouave band which took part in
the Civil war. The striking pecular-
ity of this cornet is its -form, which,
although a graceful variant of the "bell
over shoulder" type, must have been
rather ineffective as the tone instead
of being directed either forward as in
modern cornets or backward, was di-
rected upward. This cornet is num-
bered 856-A, case VIII, and was pre-
sented by Jacob Gwinner's son, Rob-
ert Gwinner, and his grandson, Robert
Dieterle, '18. A picture including pho-
tographs of the members of the band
show several cornets of this form.
Two instruments presented by Irv-
ing K. Pond are of especial interest
to Michigan alumni. The first is a
snare drum which was beaten by the
donor in the first University orchestra.
It is number 388-A, case V. The sec-
ond instrument is a horn known as
"Duoterpsichoreanclogpedality," n=m-
bered 336-A, case XV.
County Treasurer to Sell Proper! y
County Treasurer Gruner has ccm--
pleted his annual tax sale book in
which is listed all the county proper-
ty to be sold because of nonpayment
o ftaxes. The last letters notifying
the owners that their property is to
be sold were sent o.uffit yesterday.
For service and results try a Daily
Want Ad.-Adv.

LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL QUINTET
TO MEET KA L A MA ZOO TOMORROW
Ann Arbor high school will meet its
strongest opponent of the season at
7:30 o'clock tomorrow evening when
Kalamazoo high comes here to play at
the local school's gymnasium. Kal-
amazoo held the state championship
last year and has looked just as good
this year. Two of their quintet were
elected to the All-state basketball
team last year. While the opposition
will be heavy Coach F. E. Raymond
of the local team is confident of his
team as several of the best men are on
it now who have been disabled-for the
past few games.
Chelsea high will play the Ann Ar-
bor reserves in a preliminary game
the same evening. Although a small
school they boast good material and
defeated Ann Arbor high last year by
one point.
FASHIONS CAUSE DELAY AND
UPSET SCHEDULES OF TRAINS
(By Associated Press)
Philadelphia, Jan. 30.-Tight skirts
worn by women passenegrs have up-
set schedules on the railroads.
The Pennsylvania railroad, with
scientific accuracy, has found that
since women have begun wearing
tight skirts the average stopping time
of a train at a station is now 17 sec-

skirts were short and roomy aroundI
the bottom.j
In reply to a complaint of the South
Jersey Commuters association thatl
trains were not run on time the man- 1
agement gave this information andt
stated that unless styles in skirts]
change very soon the running time
of local trains must be lengthened.

Chicago to Send Delegates ko France
Chicago, Jan. 30.--At a convention
of the Cosmopolitan clubs at the
University of Chicago it was decided
to send a delegation to Europe. This
delegation will be present at the
peace conference at Versailles.
Daily want ads bring results.

Daily want ads bring results.

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Price 25c
Special rates on parties, etc.
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In a few weeks this bank will be
FIFTY YEARS OLD
Think of it you young men and you young women
coming to Michigan for the first time-your fathers and
mothers, your grandfathers and grandmothers did their bank-
ing with this powerful institution way back in the old days.
We invite you to make use of all the facilities afforded
by an organization which ranks with the best in the
country.

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$4,000,000-00

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Main Office--Main and Huron Streets.

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