Illustration shows the effect of the recent craze for playing ping pong, business partners neglect their work, ladies' clubs turn away from their normal leisure pursuits, infants are pitted against one another, elderly couples put years of wedded bliss on the line, and domestic servants refuse to give up the dining table, so they, like everyone else, can play ping pong. Includes humorous verse by Edwin L. Sabin.
Table tennis; United States
Illustration shows a prim elderly woman admonishing a tramp lying on the ground next to a dirt road on the outskirts of a rural community.
Caption: Mrs. Stern Why don't you brace up and be a man and take the place in society to which you are entitled? / Languid Lannigan (yawning) Aw! Ping-pong is sich a bore don't yer know!
Clothing and dress; Country life; Leisure; Older people; Table tennis; Tramps; Women; United States