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The frequency with which notices asking for the return of "borrowed" umbrellas appear on the bulletin board at Memorial makes plain to everyone, and particularly to those who have been "borrowed" from, the necessity of some safe method of caring for umbrellas left there. As it is now, a man either leaves his umbrella in the stand outside, with the somewhat unpleasant consciousness that the chances are about one in five he will find it "borrowed" on his return, or else he carries it, wet and dripping, into the dining room with him. Truly it seems as though some remedy were imperative. Cannot the board of managers do some thing? Is there not some means by which each umbrella could be checked? We commend it to the association to break up this practice of "borrowing," and at least attempt to devise some better arrangement than the existing one.

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