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The Wolverine, 1916-07-20

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The questions are on a printed form
blank and are as follows:
(1) What makes of balls were used
slI t by your club this year?
C S(E)[What make of ball was used
Watson H. Washburn Heads Committ. (3) What make of ball lasted long-
tee to Investigate Sale est on grass courts?
of Balls (4) What make of ball lasted long-
est on clay courtfs?
Close on the heels of the announce- (5) What make of ball on the whole
meest o the sumerstesionntennis-proved most satisfactory?
ment of the summer session tensis (6) Is your club in favor of adopt-
tournament comes news of great dif- ing one ball for the grass court
ficulty experienced in securing the championship and a hard court ball
necessary balls with which to com- for the clay court championship?
pete. Sporting dealers in general ad- (7) Did your club use a different
mit the shortage and, as usual, blame ball for clay courts and for grass
the war. (8) Is your club in fav'or of mak-
In this case. however, there is real ing the hard court ball less lively so
basis for such claims. Before the that clay court play will more nearly
war, the rough rubber spheres were resemble grass court play?
made In Germany. They were import- In closing Mr. Washburn states:
ed, inflated, and covered here. This, "You will probably be able to answer
at least, being true of several makes the questions best at the end of the
of balls included among the 18 brands season but we are sending them out
made official at the last annual seet- now so that you may bear them in
ing of the United States Lawn Tennis mind during the summe. In the
association. meanwhile any suggestion regarding
There has been more or less com- tennis balls and supplies will be grate-
plaint regarding the quality of some fully received."
of the balls in use during the past
two seasons, criticism regarding resil- Prof. John R. Brumm Gives Speech
iency and other details being made. At the meeting of the Republican
Seeking to remedy these defects, Wat- club held in the Armory last Friday,
son M. Washburn, chairman of the Professor John R. Brumm, of the Rhe-
committe appointed to investigate the toric faculty, made a speech on the
condition of the sale of balls and lawn reasons for supporting Justice Hughes
tennis accoutrements, has issued a as candidate for president. There
circular letter to the clubs and asso-. were present at the meeting the var-
ciations of the country containing a ious state candidates as well as the
number of questions propounded tc men 'most prominent in Republican
the club officers which will undoubted- affairs in the city. Mr. Brumm was
ly bring abdut much needed reforms one of the two men on the program
as to the quality of the balls if they who were not directly connected with
are answered by players of experience, political affairs.



Pure Home Made
Sodas and Candies
Have you given us a Trial?
Came in and try your favorite
Beverage or Sweetmeat


Foreign Trade Most Extensive in His,
tory; Gold Arriving in
There is no change in the situation
in general business. Production is go-
ing at an enormous rate, met by equal-
ly good distribution with average
good profits. In many lines sales have
been made for the whole of this year,
with good prospects for next year. The
recession of prices has been due to
very large production and not because
of a slackening demand. Our foreign
trade continues in largest figures, the
exports for May being the greatest on
record, with the trade balance double,
that of 1915. In the monetary area,
the feature continues to be arrivals of
gold from Ottawa and London. The
surplus reserves of the banks have in-l
creased and New York Clearing
House bank loans are now lower than
since February.
The recent drift of events in all
parts of the world has been more fav-
orable from the stock market point of
view. In Europe, though the conflict1
has broken more fiercely than ever
just now; it is the belief that the war;
is at least two-thirds over, and the
world at large is preparing for a re-
sumption of peaceful activities. Home1
conditions are particularly encourag-
ing. Though the agricultural output
this year is not quite so bountiful as
last year, good prices are practically
certain. The steel trade is suffering
from over-consumption. The textile
factories especially in New England,
are in fairly active condition. The boot
and shoe trade continues active, while
automobile makers have had an excel-
lent season; home trade having ex-
ceeded all expectations, while the ex-,
port trade has been phenomenal. 1
The stock market has shown fair
activity and responded readily to the
better conditions referred to above.
There is a good investmentcfor the
same reasons. The new security is-
sues for the principal states during
June were estimated at $13,000,000
more than a year ago. Of the total
issues for the last six months a largel
share has been spent for industrial and
miscellaneous purposes. Rumors of
further foreign loans in the foreign
market continue but have not yet ma-
terialized. Speculation has been more
active during the past two weeks, and
prices show a rising tendency.
Michigan Students
Get SeaTraining
Naval Cruise of Three Weeks to Give
Advantages of Drill to Those
Desiring Experience
Full of expectation and ardor sev-
eral men of the University of Mich-
igan naval reserves await a cruise
lasting from August 15 to September
12. The trip, however, is open to any-
one *who is an American citizen and
a graduate of a university, or exper-
ienced in engineering. Three weeks of
the cruise will be spent in gun drill,
foot drill, and landing, leaving the last
week for the more interesting work
of maneuvering and attacking and de-
fending ports. The cost of the trip to
each individual will include transpor-
tation to the port assigned, and a fee
of $30 to be paid on arrival at the
ship to cover the expense of provid-
ing each man with the necessary out-
fit of six suits.

Present your subscription receipt at
The Wolverine office Friday between
1 and 4 and get a free copy of the
summer school directory.
LOST-Nu Sigma pin, Saturday after-
noon between State street and Good-
year's drug store. Finder please re-
turn to 1015 E. Huron street. Phone
No. 397. 18-20.
LOST-Opal and diamond scarf pin.
Reward. 407 East Univ. Phone

to LYND ON'S, 719 N. University Ave.
Eastman Kodaks Eastman Films
Guaranteed Amateur Finishing
Enlargements from your Negatibes a Specialty
I have led while others followed in amateur finishing ,for twelve
years. Now we are still leading. We guarantee perfect results
or no charge. We give you "Peace Time Results," as we have
a plenty of Metol (which we could sell at $50.00 per lb.) and
we venture to say that no other firm is using Metol for finishing.
If you want the best results you will bring your films here.
TAo Dunor from LY N D 0 N'S 1North
Hill Auditorium University Avenue
Another Wonder Forest Fires Require Military Help
This 14' i Camp Ferris, Grayling, July 20.-
I ead edT is a Members of the 33rd infantry of the
Michigan military reservation on Port-
lI. U. S. Star Intends Entering ltichi age Lake have been ordered to be
gan Next Fall; Stars in Football prepared to fight forest fires which
and Basket Ball broke out here today. Fires have
reached a point within two miles of
The latest prep school athletic mar- camp.
vel to voice his intention of entering
Michigan next fall is "Vic" Whitmarsh, N ust Handle 'em
star end of the Detroit University
school eleven last year. Before enrol- W ith Kid Gloves
ing at D. U. S., he played end and
quarterback on the Detroit Central Free and Easy Business Methods Don't
High school team, gaining the honor Work in South America Accord-
of all-state end in 1913 and all-state ing to Dr. W. L. Sciurz -
quarterback in 1914. Last year, the
Schoolmasters' Association's boycott A slap on the back, and "Have a
of D. U. S. kept him off the honorary cigar" will not buy trade in South
elevens, but he was considered one of
the best flankers that ever sported the America, according to Dr. William L.
University school colors. Schurz of the History department. Nor
Whitmarsh is a tall, rangy lad, six can any drummer who is bored by his
feet tall, and weighing 160 pounds. As fornightly run to Saginaw and points
an end, his height and great speed north, sail for a South American port,
make him an extremely valuable man
in the open game, he being an expert and miraculously make good. He
handier of forward passes, It is at must know business, first of all, and
the pilot's positiog, however, that the salesmanship. But these are not
young Detroiter reaches the height of enough. He should have a' working
his capacity. He has an excellent foot- knowledge of Spanish. He should be-
ball head, hasdes the ballcleanly, and come familiar with the customs, tastes,
is a wonderful open-field runner. 'Be- and "dress of South Americans, and ho
sides all this, "Vic" is a better-than- perfectly willing -to forget his own,
ordinary punter and as a hurler of When he is fortified in all these par-
forward passes has had but one *ual ticulars he will have to compete with
in Michigan prep-school athletics dur- keen German and English salesmen,
ing the past decade, and that was the who have been on the ground longer
super-wonder, "Les" Clark. Whit- than he.
marsh is also an excellent basket-ball American independence of spirit has
player, having been chosen repeatedly been a handicap to our development of
for all-city honors in Detroit. South American trade since the Euro-
pean war opened. One instance will
TENNIS TOURNEY-SURE THING show this. A prominent ments fur-
nishings establishment placed with an
Americanhouse alarge order for men's
All the required entries for the ten- collars, with the request that the size
nis tournament have been signed up, be marked with centimeters. The
the lists being filled at a late hour American house replied that their col-
Wednesday afternoon. The meet will lars were marked in inches only; take
start some time this week so as to get them that way or cancel the order.
it finished as soon as possible. At the The Japanese, who are becomin
offices of The Wolverine tonight at strong trade rivals on the West coast,
7:00 o'clock a public drawing for would have made the necessary modi-
places will be held and at the same fications, in order to keep the good
time it will be decided when the .will and patronage of the house.
tournament will be started. Through If the salaries are large enough to
the courtesy of George Moe, proprietor cover the very high expenses in South
of the sporting goods store on North America, this should prove a great
University Ave., it will be possible to field for American salesmen. If the
give a dozen tennis balls to the win- attack is psychologically correct, the
ners of second place in the doubles. orders will place themselves.
Any time is the right time for a glass of

Morning, noon; or night-!or a thirst-quencher; or
just for a delicious healthful beverage-you will find
a new pleasure in every refreshing glass.
Demand the genuine by full name-
..:.. nicknames encourage substitution.'

The New Confectionery
The Fountain of Youth
Corner State and Liberty


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The Water Way is the Only Way
The Great Lakes is the mecca for partisuesrandexperiened traveiers an busitess
atdpeassuretips,. The D.,& C. List Steamees embody lithe iquaities ofspeed, safety
ad cmtort. The freedom at the decks, tbe coot,ireefrehing iake breees,. the tam-
modtos state reoms asdunexcelled aisie, make lite aboard these floating palaces a
soure oslenoyaient,
ueis Smmer Seasos the Tesossatsstfthe Great Lakes, SOtn iyatn etrtoitIIaand
Cityurilevelasd l, sperate aly servcee betweenetroiadtBsiffalo: daily service
beseen Detroit sdOlervelad ;also deght day trips durinul yandi august, as
veltl as boats outsof Dersit asd Cleelad every Saturday adSnday eights
TO MACKINAC ISLAND AND wiAY PORTS-F'rom ,June255te Sepember 55t5
Daily service between Toledo and Put-in-Bay, June 10th to september 10th.
On D. & C. Line steamers for transportation between Detroitnd Cleveland. Detroit
adBaftalo, ether drecton.
eand tao et etsramp foriustrated pamphlet and Great Lates Map. Address
L. G. Lewis, G. P. A., Detroit, Mich.
PHILIP H. MCMILLAN. Pres. A. A. sCHANTz, Vtce-Pres. & oGenl.Mgr.
All D. & C. Steamers arri t"and depart Third Avenue Wharf. Central
Standard Time.
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