THE WOLVERINE PAGE THREE
HEALTH SERYICE REPORT
BETTE THN LST YEA1
Officials Report No Sickness; Not a
Single Case Sent to
Hear the folow-
The complete List.
Will Hold Annual Picnic Today 22 OUT OF 29 ACCEPTED
The Library school will hold its an- FOR UNITED STATES ARMY
PA T -CH aS nual picnic at the point beyond the
Observatory at 5 o'clock this after- Twenty-two out of 29 Washtenaw
county men were accepted for the
new army of the United States the
As our esteemed contemporary first two days of examinations. The
The Wolverine so concisely says: Start Football Practice Sept. 15 ratio is rather high, and it is expected
"The general appearance of the moon
athcloserage ispardlyas beuth ifl Madison, Wis., Aug. 3.-A call has by the officials that a sharp decrease
as what it appears at long range." been sent out to all football men by will occur before the remainder of the
The very reason why we prefer to look Coach T. E. Jones to report for the examinationp are finished.
Theaf veryminaasnn whyrwedpreeir th ok
Sharply contrasting with the work
of last summer during which time all
of the staff officials were busy com-
bating the typhoid fever epidemic, the
work of the University health service
this summer has been unusually small.
According to Dr. C. P. Drury of the
health service, there has not been a
single case sent to the hospital all
The number of students coming to
the service for minor illnesses and
injuries has been also unusually small.
The authorities at the health service
would not advance any opinion as to
the cause of the unusual phenomenons.
as to whether it was the weather or
their care in preventing disease last
winter which was responsible. But,
so far as known this has been about
one of the most healthy of summer
Perhaps we had better knock wood,
for the summer session is not entirely
over yet and there is always a chance
for Old Man Disease to come out of
his hole and peek into our windows
and spoil the whole thing at the last
Shirkers to Be Classed as Deserters;
Government to Take Care
Washington, Aug. 3.-Registrants
for the draft army who fail to respond
to the summons of the exemption
boards will be apprehended and pun-
ished as deserters from the army if
they do not appear within ten days.
This was one of a number of rulings
by the provost marshal general today,
including the strictness with which
the draft law is to be enforced.
Another ruling explained that a man
married before or after the draft draw-
ing cannot be exempted on that score
unless it be established that his wife
is actually dependent upon his daily
labor for support.
Moreover if it appears that tie reg-
istrant married after the draft draw-
ing on July 20 in order to escape serv-
ice by marriage exemption, both he
and his wife are liable to prosecution.
Still another ruling holds that serv-
ice in Red Cross ambulance companies
does not warrant the exemption of a
U. S. to Handle Slackers
Local exemption boards handling
the new selective national army were
advised today not to worry about men
summoned for service who do not re-
spond. The federal government, they
were informed, will take care of the
slackers and service dodgers promptly
and effectively. Every man who fails
to respond will be classed as a de-
serter and treated as such.
Mr. Fetter to Take Vacation Soon
Mr. Fetter, secretary of the Uni-
versity Y. M. C. A., expects to leave
for his vacation the first of the week
and will return about the first of Sep-
Theodore Harris Leaves for East
Theodore Harris and wife departed
yesterday morning for the East where
he will give several concerts near
New York City.
at it from the Huron.
"Good music, dancing, and good
eats" promised the tea hounds this
afternoon. Are they all such poor
OUR GEOGRAPHY LESSON
There was a young fellow from Me.
Who feared he was going inse.
He stood in a shower
For over an hour
(And then cried with terror in his
"I've water, I'm sure, on the brain."
WHEN GRANDMA WAS A GIRL
(According to that University Report)
She must have been one of the
"mythical, impossible creatures who
were the glory of the sentimentality
of the Mid-Victorian period." That
boy studied his Lit., eh, what?
Mr. Immel has a Crow-Elkhart car.
We happened to ask him the other
day why he bought a Crow. He ans-
wered laconically, "Oh, caws."
That ought to be good for an A,
SAID THE PROF.
If U were as yyy as eye,
De u no where Ide bee?
Y, eyed b sitting their
And yood b hear, knot mee.
Scene-Huston's Billiard Parlor,
O'Hara (to Miller)-"I wish some
teethless fish would come along."
Miller-"What would you do?"
Enter Hinckley and Humphrey
O'Hara-"Come on over and try a
shot, gentlemen." (Business of giv-
ing cues to H & H by 0 & M.)
At the counter
O'Hara--"Gimme a box of Bicycle
cigarettes and a hershey bar."
Miller-"Nickels worth of marsh-
mallows and a dimes worth of mibs
for next year."
Exeunt hurriedly but quietly.
Huston-"Two bits, gentlemen."
Humphrey-"We didn't play any.
Why we just took a shot for-"
Both at once-"Who'd a thunt it?"
When they catch the author, Mr.
? * ? * ?! ?!
Harper's Bazaar for August is clev
er and interesting from the charming-
ly Erte cover to the McCallum ad on
the back. For unconscious humor do
not miss Erte's gowns on pages 48 to
51. Then read what Lady Duff Gor-
don says about "the height of fashion"
a few pages later. .j
Doubtless all the girls who comb
their straight back have already read
"Being Wicked" in the August Mc-
Clure's. No, we haven't read it, but
is it as thrilling as it sounds, girls?
Read Maeterlinck's five minute trib-
ute to King Albert of Belgium in the
Ladies' Home Journal for August.
P. A. T.
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Phone 342-R STATE and WILIAM
first practice Sept. 1b. Although reg-
istration does not start until Spt. 23, REYNOLDS K O A K SHOP
the season will open on the above KODAK DEVELOPING AND FINISHING
mentioned date. A number of foot- PERFECT WORK PROMPT SERVICE
ball men have signified their intention Work called for and delivered
of returning to school this fall. 510 E. William St Phone 1564-R
LECTURES AT THE BIBLE CHAIR BUILDING
444 SOUTH STATE STREET
TWO SERIES, of twelve lectures each, will be given by Thomas M. Iden,
the regular instructor in the Ann Arbor Bible Chair.
SERIES I.- Seone Scientific Aspects of Religion and the Bible. Seven
o'clock P. M. on Thursdays and Saturdays.
Subjects for the coming week: "Science and Immortality" and "Science and Prayer"
SERIES II.-An Introdaction to the Study offthe Bible. Four o'clock P.
M. on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Subjects for the coming week: "The God of the Bible" and "Jesus' Philosophy of Life"
These lectures are offered especially for the students of the University Summer
School, but they are open and free to ali who may care to hear them.
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