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ON THE SPLASH COURTS

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Squash, being of necessity an indoor game, is undergoing some radical changes in the university courts. An inadequate roof and the traditionally wet New England fall have introduced an aquatic element which has proven to be quite upsetting to the conservatives in the game. Under the present arrangements, several advantageously placed gaps in the roof have provided water hazards on the courts of no mean proportions.

Whether or not the athletic association has adopted the McFadden policy of plenty of fresh air and open spaces, or that time has merely over-taken the repair department has been carefully concealed. Undoubtedly these innovations will add zest to a game that depends on fast foot work, for next to the traditional banana skin, a well placed puddle of water can accelerate matters to an exceptional degree. This should inject some humor into a game which formerly has depended too much on the temper of the players. And squash will not be the first sport which has descended to slipshod practices.

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