PA Dot THE WOLVERINE
THE DETACHME NT NEW
daes.lyT Specialty nnmbers were also
BETAHMET Frir L introduced One dance nnmber was T a " ,1
turned out, and the spotlight was cent-
ered on Private Kruse as he sang Dear L:-
"Somewhere a Voice is Calling." The Thursday night I strolled into the
Armory Richly Decorated for Last Big affair ended by the officers and the K. of C. tent, and after buying a few
Social Event of Men Before members of the detachment standing ice cream cones for the serg.-maj., a
Leaving at attention during the playing of the couple of lieuts. and some lady
"Star Spangled Banner." friends, I received an invitation to
Company C's military ball last night Owing to the fact that many of the make a tour of inspection after taps.
in the Armory, was one of the most men were not able to provide girls, a Of course I accepted the bid, and hast-
enjoyed affairs ever held in Ann Ar- number of women attended the dance ened into the office to pound out some
bor. As the first strains of the eight- and were placed in. charge of Mrs. copy before making the rounds.
piece orchestra struck up a lively Adams, chaperone, and her assistants, Five minutes after taps sounded one
march, Captain Ralph H. Durkee and Miss McAulliffe Mrs. Kruse, Knights of the officers turned the flash light
Miss Edith Iugg, followed by Lieuten- of Columbus; Mrs. Beal, Mrs. Hender- on me and asked me to follow. I
ants Ray G. Walter, W. K. Montague, son, Y. W. C. A.; Mrs. Thompason and followed him into Waterman gym
P. A. Thompson, T. J. North and their Mrs North U. of M. Training Detach- where more than 400 boys were sleep-
escorts, lead the grand march, which ment ing. We approached an empty cot.
consisted of more lhau 225 couples. "Have you a pencil and some pap-
The decorations, which were hung WAR DEPARTMENT ADVISES Y?" he asked me.
by five members of Company C, were ENROLLING IN STUDENT CORPS "Yes" I meekly replied. I had
labote- On entering the ball room, some, but it was copy paper with
elaborate. some of the Wolverine news on it.
a typical southern porch sheltered (Continued from Page One) However this didn't make any differ-
the guests. Two large white columns, either enlist voluntarily as a private ence for the names had to be taken.
with green streamers for a canopy, in the Army or a seaman in the Navy, Before we finished with the gym the
were placed on both sides of the en- or he might remain in civilian life entire amount of blank space on the
trance. until ' called to active service at the other side of the copy paper was used
The ceiling was covered with red, age of 21 under the Selective Service up with names. Before leaving the
white, and blue streamers. In the Law. The Student Army Training building we entered the office and I
center were stripes of maize and blue. Corps represents a third method of re-enforced myself with some real
Flags of the principal allies covered entering the service'which has special paper.
the walls, together with numerous advantages for young men fitted to We made a tour of the remainder
pennants, and crossed guns. Three go to college." of the barracks, and also experienced
large archways, supporting dozens of some comical illustrations of how in-
Chinese lanterns, were placed in the VALPARISO SOLDIER SETS experienced guards demand you to
center of the Armory-s ARMY RECORD IN SHOT PUT halt and be recognizable. The party
Cartoons of the officers of Company ended by drinking nice ice cold lem-
C, together with the state seal, and a Vauparaiso, Ind., Aug. 8.-Valparaiso onade and doughnuts.
large plate bearing the name of "U. army training detachment hung up Forever,
of M. Training Detchinent," com- an army record for putting the shot J
pleted the decorations, when Private Ralph Howard Young P. S.-Waterman gym is now called
During the intermission ice cream made 40 feet 2 inches. He belongs to the. morgue after taps for there are
and cake were served to the guests. Company C and came to camp from such a number of unconscious men
Punch was also served between Kalamazoo, Mich. He was coach for stretched out on the bunks.
Kalamazoo college and played football
To learn typewritin Wellat a Chicago school. Valparaiso's army CLASSES FINISHING
requires close applioatiot basketball team wants a game with THEIR SHOP WORK
I'9qL~re$ close aPP any first class five. So many college T ER S O 'W R
A typewriter and fre and professional athletes are sent here
instruCtion book from that Athletic Director Lieut. Seas- Shop classes for the members of the
O.D.Morrill. 322 S. Statel trom expects to have a football bunch training detachment are nearly finish-
---l- rn t-h-A nt , equal to any. ed. The carpenters, gunsmiths, chas-
Quarters to Get
Gmood Cleaning LUp
(By Dee Tach)
"One hundred brooms, 100 mop rags,
96 buckets, and 50 brushes," yelled
the quartermaster to one of his as-
sistants yesterday afternoon as the
Han. scribe entered quartermaster's
office of the training detachment.
"Check!" returned the assistant.
There was a dearth of news on the
detachment beat and the scribe was
anxious to make good. Up to this
time nothing "broke" to make a good
story. These words fell almost un-
consciously on the ears of the re-
porter, for they almost went in one
ear and caime out the next. However
the phrases stopped long enough for
the scribe to realize that this was a
Yes, the above consignment has
been received by the quartermaster
for the purpose of giving the detach-
rient a thorough cleaning up. A large
number of the men will be assigned
the duty of making the "camp" spot-
less before the middle of next week.
When the work is finished the author-
ities will have an opportunIty to rate
the sanitation conditions of the de-
tachment 99 3-4 per cent.
ALBION LEADER HURT
HELPING 1. S. SOLDIER
Albion Mich., Aug. 9-Dr. Samuel
Dickie, president of Albion college,
was badly bruised on the back of the
head when he was knocked down by
the end of an interurban car as it
swung around a curve on Albiop's
principal street. Dr. Dickie had got-
ten off the car and .stopped to buy two
papers. He started to give one to a
soldier on the car and his act of kind-
ness caused the injury.
FDE[ EUIPMENT 'FOR
Extra Underwear ,and Other Articles
of Clothing Arrive and Will be
Extra suits of underwear, a quan-
tity of hats, leggins, regulation hat
cords, shoe laces, and other equip-
mefit has been received by Quarter-
master Stottor. This will complete
the consignment of equipment for the
second training detachment.
When the men leave Ann Arbor
each soldier will be adequately out-
fitted. Every article prescribed by
army regulations will be issued to the
There will be a small supply of ar-
ticles remaining in the quartermast-
er's house, bgt these will be added to
the equipment to be sent for the fol-
lowing detail of men, and issued a
day or two after their arrival in the
Preparationshave been made ft
outfit more than 800 men. At the
present time the exact number of men
to be detailed to the University is not
definite. As soon as the contracts art
signed, requisitions for an adequatE
supply of equipment will be sent for-
ward to the war department.
Son Born to Evans Family
Mr. and Mrs. Porter H. Evans, 501
Linden street, have become the par.
ents of an eight pound son. The boa
has been named Porter Hendersor
Dancing at the Armory every Sat
urday evening. Fisher's orchestra.-
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Preparations are now being made
for the next detachment, which will
probably report here on August 15.
The men in the second detachment
will leave here during the week, but
no information has been given as to
where they will be detailed.
7,000,000 SOLIIElt LETTERS
REACII U. S. SINCE JULY 29
Washington, Aug. 9.-More than sev-
en million letters from American sold-
iers in France have been received at
Atlantic ports since. July 29 and the
postoffice department announced today
that every one of them was started for
its destination within 24 hours after
its arrival. One ship brought 2,823,-
000 letters and another 300,000 on Aug.
2 and a ship arriving Aug. 5 brought
2,031,000. Of all this mail, the depart-
ment said, 80 per cent was sorted as
to railroad routes in this country be-
fore it left.
Monitor Made 31orniing Paper
Boston, Mass., Aug. 9.-The Christ-
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issue, the Christian Science Monitor
would appear as a morning instead of
an evening paper.
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