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i ~ u r r h w NEWSPAPER


To Be Known as Reserve Officers'
Training Camp; Put on Two
Year Schedule
Students who enroll in the Reserve
Officers' Training Corps, which will
be established in the University next
fall, are expected to sign up for the
two-year schedule. The courses will
be in charge of Captain George C.
Mullen, a professor of miltary tactics
and science. Graduates will receive
a commission as officers if they decide
to enter active service, at the comple-
tion of the course.
Captain Mullen is now busily en-
gaged in formulating plans and ar-
ranging a schedule of studies for the
new courses. The schedule will be
published as soon as they are definite-
ly ascertained.
The senior division curriculum con-
tains a detailed account of the military
studies offered for a period of two
years. University students who en-
roll in this department will devote
their entire time for four semesters to
military art. The military work offer-
ed for next summer is additional and
will not be essential for graduation.
Object of New Courses
The primary object of establishing
units of the Reserve Officers' Training
Corps is to qualify, by systematic and
standard methods of training, students
at civil educational institutions for re-
serve officers. The system of instruc-
tion presents to these students a stand-
ardized measure of that military train-
ing which is necessary in order to pre-
pare them to perform intelligently the
duties of commissioned officers in the
military forces of the United States.
It also enables them to be trained with
the least practicable interference with
their civil careers.
Meaning of Senior Division
Members of the senior division are
classified with units at universities and
colleges requiring four years' collegi-
ate study for a degree and all units at
(Continued on Page Four)
Professor Scott Takes Charge of Put-
in-Bay Excursion
The excursion to the island of Put-
in-Bay under the direction of Prof. IL
D. Scott will start at 5:37 Saturday
morning, central standard time, at the
Michigan Central depot. Professor
Scott will be at the depot at that time
to arrange things. Those who wish
to go on this trip should buy a round
trip ticket to Detroit and to save time
should either get something to eat on
the boat going down or carry a lunch.
The object of the trip is to study
the action of waves and glaciers and to
see the caves at Put-in-Bay, of which
there are a number of remarkable
Show Motion Pictures Tonight
The educational motion pictures to
be shown at 8 o'clock tonight in the
auditorium of the Natural Science
building will illustrate farm irrigation
and care of stock in Western Canada.

GEPODI SHOWS C 'CESS Search for SubstituteforSilkELM 1
OF SI ATJEUNI[SIIIE S Hat!- What'sYour Suggestion?
National Chamber Committee Discus- "It is for us to supply some substi- gression if we banish it to oblivion, or,
sea InstItutionis and Their tute for the silk hat as a bond of inter- to put it baldly, to the historic junk First Rounds of Singles in Tennis
Democratic Tendencies nationalism." Thus says an article in heap? Tournament Start Friday on
the "Nation," in which it treats the all These are epoch making days and Ferry Field
important subject of what men will perhaps one wrench more or less does
lRECOGNIZEI SPHERE OF WOMEN wear. not matter much but where can we
Silk hats have long been the sign of find a substitute? We have become 28 MEN ENTERED IN CON1TEST
Washington, D. C., August 1.-The opulence, of dignity and of power. addicted to the touch of pomposity~
state university has alike the faults Now, when they seem about to topple which they impart, , much so that it The drawing for the first single
and failings, the virtues and accomp- from their lofty position in our esteem, is a genuine shock to learn that the elimination contest in the All-Campus
lishments, of democracy. It is neither we begin to realize that such a event Governor of Oklahoma refused to don tennis tournament yesterday resulted
in conflict nor competition with the would be an almost irreparable loss, his silk hat and accompanying solemn in the grouping of 28 players who will
ndowed college, though in many ways yea more, a genuine calamity. Nations garb in honor of the Belgian Mission start competition on Friday. The re-
their work is identical. More and which have but little else in common but actually insisted on a Palm Beach mainder of the singles will be played
more, however, it is creating distinct have long recognized it is the standard suit and straw hat. What is this Saturday morning and early next
fields of endeavor and thus enlarging headgear of diplomacy. It is not retra- world coming to? week.
to the many those opportunities of The singles which are scheduled for
higher education, which would other- $Friday afternoon, beginning at 4
wise be denied them. 40 Students Pass Prubwi elpcI o'clock, are as follows: Mt. Klein vs.
These are some of the conclusions H l sA. Chandler; A. I. Ricpatrick vs. C.
reached in a report of the Committee RedG ross Exam s Gathering Books D. Barnard .W. Cooper vs. R. 1t
on Statistics and Standards of the Drake; J. J. Powells vs. E. D. Sawyer,
Chamber of Commerce of the United Delay in Notification Caused by Exces- Still Need Large Supply of Reading and l. J. Burtiss vs. W. W. Dawley.
States. The report in outlining the Tesnlst aepaeStra
history, purpose, and functions of such sire Duties Imposed on War Material for Various Troop The sngles to take place Saturday
educational institutions pays a notable Department Encampments mornig, beginning at 9:10 o'clock,
_____are: W. Stimson vs. E. J. Jeffries; C.
tribute to the accomplishment and theAanwrthsnvs.J. Jekr; C.
part played in our national life by the Forty Red Cross certificates for the Books magazines, clipped short A. Langworthy vs. J. L. Stadeker; R.
state university. students who passed the examinations stories and phamplets for the army F. Fitzpatrick vs. Guy Fox; G. H. An-
steunivty Busin A in June were received yesterday morn- encampments are already being sent derson vs. C. E. Buell, and Chas. E.
Education-A Business Asset Cad m ge
"It matters not to the state univer- ing at the University Health service. to the University Library. The de- Itacdy vs. Wi. Egley
sity whether the boy and girl students Lieutenant Colonel C. H. Connor, of mand is much larger than the supply, The last set of singles in the first
hail from the town or country," Arch- the Medico corps of the United States especially in French text books for elimination rounds starting at 4
er Wall Douglas, of St. Louis, chair- army, stated that the delay was caus- the aviators at Mount Clemens. o'clock Monday, will be as follows: S.
man of the committee points out in the ed by the main office at Washington. Different organizations throughout E. Doolittle vs. J. M. Grafft; lerbert
report, "since it has but one central D. C., being overwhelmed with work. Europe have been taking care of this Schielle vs. D. H. Redfern; P. C. Emery
purpose regarding them, and that is The successful candidates are as work for the soldiers now in the vs. M. B. Doty, and W. L. Krohngold
to send them forth, trained, intelligent follows: Arthur J. Adams, '18, Floyd trenches. The Y. M. C. A. has been vs. Karl Dintz
(Continued on Page Four) W. Barthurst, '19, Edwin C. Boyle, '20, supplying most of the reading matter Doubles to Follow Singles
Charles E. Buell, '19, George W. Coop,- to the recruits in this country at the The doubles will be played off im-
er, '19, Lionel G. Crocker, '18, Lloyd present time. Since the establishment mediately after the singles have been
r'o G ve n a cing J. Curby, '17, G. L. De Spelder, '19D, of a large number of training camps completed, and the men will be allow-
L 0 O Finch, '17D, William H. Fleiseb- the boys in the cantonments are not ed to pair off as they pleats. A dozen
Party Sa turda 'mn 20, Lawremce Gould, '20, Alfred able to obtain sufficient literature. balls will be given the winner of the
S Gnr ni 9 MlillAT ntr 1 ._-, ..

Women's League Tender Novel Recep-
tion to University Students This
Good music, dancing and good eats
are only three of the many attractions
promised at the Women's league danc-
ing party which takes place at Barbour
gymnasium from 4 to 6 o'clock this
Saturday afternoon. All University
men and women are cordially urged to
attend and co-operate to make the
party the success of the season.
An unusually attractive program is
being planned by Miss McKee and Dr.
George.A. May of the department of
physical education. The University of
Wisconsin has made such a success
with "Get-together Parties," that this
affair is to be closely modelled after]
theirs. Ways of getting acquainted by
states and colleges will be tried out
after the grand march. Everybody
come! No admission will be charged.
Plans for the cottage dormitory on
Washtenaw avenue are being rapidly
completed by the committee chosen
from the group of alumni who are es-
tablishing the new girls' home. The
meetings of the Board have been held
to discuss the furnishings. The Pase-
dena association of alumni has asked
to furnish the dining room in some
distinctive way. The rooms on the
second floor will resemble those at
Newberry residence.

m uoorin, , Me vil 1. ra cen , ,
Alice Hatch, Wallace M. Johnson.
'20, Sydney Klein, '19, William Kruger,
'20, Lloyd K. McKim, Neil A. Moore.
Arvery E. McDonald, '17, Bernard P.
Mason. '19, Francis D. Reider, '18, Oli-
ver F. Ringsmith, '18E, Lee M. Rosen-
bluth, '18, Walter M. Simpson, '20,
Mina A. Sievert, '17, Harold C. Storick,
'TOP, William A. Smith, '20, George A.
Stimson, '20, Carl H. Thorington, '17P,
William M. Taylor, '18D, William W.
Visscher, '18L, Clarissa Vyn, '18, Por-
tia S. Walker, Harold Westerman, Sch.
nMus., Ross E. Wigent, '18, Francis C.
Warren, '18E, Marion R. Wellford. '18,
Lester M. Weider and William J. Wat-
kins, '170.
The certificates can be obtained by
calling at the University Health Ser-
vice next to Hill Auditorium on In-
galls street between 10 to 12 o'clock
every morning.
August Red Cress Number Illustrates
Pictures in Originals
A small collection of recruiting post-
ers issued by the different allied na-
tions have been reproduced in the or-
iginal colors in the August number of
the Red Cross magazine.
The selection contains the best of
the war posters published by the Unit-
ed States, Canada, Great Britian, Italy,
Belgium, Serbia, Russia and France.
Each placard strikingly illustrates the
demand for new recruits and Red
Cross funds.

Any one who desires to send period- singles, and a dozen each to the two
icals can send them to the librarian winners in the doubles. One dozen
at the University Library. If the lit- tennis balls have been donated by
erature can not be conveniently sent George J. Moe, athletic goods store
they should notify the librarian by proprietor.
telephone or mail and the reading ma- M. G. edin, member of The Wolver-
terial will be called for. ine staff, will have charge of the con-
tests on Ferry field, and will keep a
LIBRARIAN TO SPEAK record of the games played and the
process of elimination. The winners
of the first elimination series will take
Samuel H. Ranek, of Grand Rapids, part in the second elimination, the
to Address Library Students winners of which will compete in the
third elimination, and so on to the
Mr. Samuel H. Ranck, of Grand finals. A number of the men have not
Rapids, known throughout the country (Continued on Page Four)
as one of the most original and pro-
gressive men in library circles, will be 250 VIEW HEAVENS
in this city today and tomorrow to
lecture to the students of the Library
Methods course. Three Observatory Nights Draw Large
Mr. Ranck is noted for his ability to Crowds This Summer
make the library a real benefit to the
people. Whenever a matter of civic More than 250 people visited the
interest is at issue he is able, it is Observatory during the three public
said, by lists of books and by lectures nights held this week. The visitors
in the library, to force it into public were all given a peek at the moon and
attention. given lectures on the major points of
astronomy. The instruments also af-
Appeal for Tolunteer Workers forded unusual interest to the specta-
Volunteer workers are wanted by tors.
Mrs. I. D. Loree to aid in making sur- Nearly all the visitors were more or
gical dressings. Although 7200 have less astonished at the appearance of
been made by her group alone this the moon, and state that this part of
year more are greatly needed. The the Observatory trip is by far the most
work is being done at present in the interesting. Each one of the spectators
old Angell home which is open was perched on a narraw ledge and al-
throughout every day. Mrs. Loree has lowed to look through a powerful tel-
just organized a class in surgical escope. The general appearance of the
dressings which meets every morning. moon at close range is hardly as beau-
The fee for it is $5.00. tiful as what it appears at long range.

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