FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19, ,1924
I HE MICHIGAN DAILY
PAn R Fiv
:'npressive Ceremony Lends
Christmas Spirit To Parties
Carrying lighted candles and sing- dik.;on in which each senior woman
ing joyous Christmas carols the rest- lights a red candle from the light o1
dents of Martha Cook building will the candle held by the president of
the house and p~laces it in a window
Join in their traditional procession was carried out during the evening.
p eliminary to the annual Christmas A Christmas supper was served to
b rakfast at 6 30 o'clock this morn- the residents and guests immediately
jzng.following the ceremony.
The Christmas breakfast has a Adelia Cheever and Alumnae house
meaning and an inspiration all its have, also instilled the spirit of the
ow n for the women on the campus holidays into the residents before
. o have been guests at this affair. leaving for vacation by parties which
't means the spirit of Christmas, not are given every year. Adelia Cheever
!n ely the merry spirit but the un presented a Christmas pageant at the
prssive spirit of goodness which house Thursday evening which was
penetrates deeper than the surface. followed by the usual candle proces-
Beginning on the fourth floor ani ,i. Alumnae house entertained
winding down all the corridors, pich- mcml c 01 the faculty at a Christ-
in. up women from every room who :)s par:y Wednesday evening and
Join in the march, the procession will Dm- evenmg was the party for
ivnd its way down to the first floor the little girl for whom they enter-
i .here cracklingt hearth fires, lighted tarn and provide toys. Several Ann
rees and candles will mnake one feel Arbor kiddies are having their Santa
t t Christmas is really here. It will Claus early this year as more than
be dark when the procession forms 35 houses on campus are providing
Idit the guests will watch the dark- clothes and toys for a number of city
~ ess fade and the light dawn wbile children. Just giving has made the
various house residents feel that
tlie carols are being sung. All that spirit-the spirit of Christmas.
and still more is the traditional meth-s
od of celebrating, Christmas before
the residents of Martha Cook leave Change CoYYective
for vacation. Needless to say, one
:fOist see it and feel the effect to ap- Room In Gymnasium
6preciate the beauty of it all.
"Other houses have also celebrated Increasing interest in corrective
Christmas according to their tradi-
glasses in physical education is
ions this year. Helen Newberry heldf
their annual Christmas dinner and1 shown by Ihe fact that more than 20
boar's head ceremony Thursday night. woien are taking this as elective
This ceremony is unique and indi- work this year, under the instruction
vidual in itself-it is totally different of Miss Louise Howe.
from the atmosphere of other houses
f o h t shteo te os During the past week several imi-
but is distinctly clever and full of Drn h atwe eea m
Christmas spirit. During the dinner provcnents have been made in the
two pages carry a hoar's head into corrective room in the Lasement 1'
the dining room on a large salver Blarbour gymnasium so that it now
platter and between the courses the presents a bright and attractive ap-
residents present the old English pearance. Washable white covers
Malay, "St. George and the Dragon." have been provided for the bench
I This ceremony is a result of fore-i cushions, and a ventilating fan has
thought and work on the part of the been installed which can change the
rresidents but it portrays the willing air supply of the room in a few min-
spirit of the house. utes.
Betsy Barbour house entertained all The walls have been decorated with
a the employes of the house and 13 screens on which are posted famous
Ann Arbor children at their house pictures which illustrate the dignity
Sunday evening. Gifts were given to and beauty of good posture.
each child from the huge trees placed n The spirit of the corrective course
in the living rcom and the residents is expressed, according to Miss Howe,
told stories around the burning by the quotation from the poster
eulogue in the fireplace for the chil- which hangs just inside the door, "It
dien's amusement. The candle ser- isn't the load that breaks us down,
i e, Betsy Barbour's Chrihtmas tra- j it's just the way we carry it."
Potatoes In Armenia
EAGUE TO CONDUCT EUO:NTOR FES
IlFE MEMBERSHIP RIVE UNUSUALOPPORTUNITY
SJanuary 1. to 16 are the dates set Clark's American tour for 1925
for the life membership drive of the promises to be the most interesting
Women's League. All women who in the history of these tours, accord-
have not already taken out a life mem- ing to Mr. Frederick J. Haley, of Newj
bership vill be given an opportunity York, director.
to do so at that time. I T9is year the party leaves New
jSolicitors will call rt all the orga- York City, June 28 for a nine weeks'
nized houses in order to explain what ;trip through France, Italy, Switzer-
a lice membership in the League ! land, Belgium, England, and Germ-.
means, and to accept pledges. Women any. Germany is being included for
who do not live in an organized house the first time since the 'war. Plans,
ersity graduates. The director is Fa or Repayment
Prof. Helen Patch, A.B., PhD, of Taxesarn n
Flolyoke, and the assistant director is Of Illegal Taxe,
Miss Tiera Farrow, A.B., of Columbia
Those desiring further information Washington, Dec. 18.-,An approp-
concerning the program or the mak- riation of $50,000,000 to be used in
ing of reservations may call Mrs.' repayment of federal taxes illegally
H. W. Cake, 1145 Washtenaw avenue, collected was reouested of congress
the representative and chaperone yesterday by the treasury.
igan. Secretary Mellon estimated that be
Announce Engagement tween last Nov. 1, and June 30, 1925,
claims to the amount of $94,000,000,
The engagement of Dorothy Albon, in addition to those already adjusted.
S.ofM., to Alton Ammerman of Belle- would be allowed for payment.
ville, was announced last evening at'-
the Christmas party given by Mu Phi
Epsilon, of which Miss Albon is a Read the W ant Ads
To Hold Luncheonj
Detailed reports of the local fall
alumnae campaign for the University
of Michigan League building and En-
dowment fund will be made at the
formal closing of the campaign Fri-
day When the officers and the various
chairmen will meet for luncheon at
1 o'clock at the Lantern shop. Team
captains and workers have been busy
this week in an effort to obtain
special gifts and every local alumna's
pledge to "Give or Get" $207 before
the final close of the campaign.
Any" houses who have Christmas
trees they are willing to give to the
hospital should call the social service
department of' the University hospital
and they will be called for.
All women who are going to be in
Ann Arbor during vacation are re-
queste~d to sign up at Newlerry hall
before noon today.
New York, Dec. 18.-Bank clearings
on Dec. 15, established a new high
record at New York, aggregating $1,-
Don't delay-Pay your Subscription
will be given an olpport 'nity to se- nc1udIntg a ouse party n Switzer ti-
.cure their memberships at a booth in3land, have been made to insure a
the Linary or in University hall. happy and profitable summer.
_____:___ The object of these tours is to
Mrs. Anna W. Strum ist, W. C. T. supplement education by travel un-
president of New Mexico, recently r the guidance of tour directors
ruc hthseffD n educational directorsf and guides cRon
c:d.I"t:e::::::-ff of:::n inithe larger schools of eanig.
N. M. his deputies, the county school ast years grous of 135, represent-
superintendent, assessor, treasurer i 3s yegs anduniveresna
SHI~S Phyllis Brown and a dozen other leading mien and i ing" 34 colleges and universities, wa
tI' iliBo~iada(oe te edn e n received and entertained by the heads 1
Armenians in the little mountain officials of the town have enrolled as oe e at schools of re. Id
village of Djelal-Oghll, Russian Cau- honorary members of the National W. home they were received by the Pope
casus, believe Miss Phyllis Brown has C. T. U. and Criy ercie
beenendwed ithsupenatral ow-and Cardinal Mercier.
been endowed with supernatural)0w- -""-In the women's party are found
ers. This is because, by the use of Pay; yo,1' iaily WuIsci'tion. girls from high school age to un
American agricultural methods, she
leas been able to increase farm prlo-
duction in their community. Among
ner achievements has been the intor-
duction of the vweet potato into Ar-
menu. Chrisim is VShopping7
Miss Brown is an honor graduate
of Vassar college and a specialist in
agriculture. She is in charge of sev-
eral model farms established by the
Near East Relief to teach its orphans d be done i Ann Arbor.
and the villagers modern American I;At Darling & Malleaux's you
Iamn ratcs will fnd numerous clever little
t ,.n~u a- gifts-such as Bronze Book
__ Ends, Paper Weights and
We Extend Calendars with the University
Our Lest wishes for a very Seal. If just a bit undecided
Merry Christmas and a as to the selection of an appro-
most prosperous New Year. piate gilt, call on us. We
shall be pleased to help you.
Stoddard Darling & Malleaux
707 North University
Phone 2652 224 South State Street Phone 3102-R
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Say "MERRY CHRISTMAS"
tiTHE HOLIDAYS are not complete without them
They represent the choicest of gifts and are
always appropriate. Send them as your New Year s
A Few Suggestions for Your Gift List
Cut Flowers Corsages Blooming Plants Cyclamen
Poinsettia Begonia Cherries
Lilies of the Valley
You will find our prices on Cut Flowers, Plants, etc., I
for Christmas listed below.
PLEASE PLACE YOUR ORDERS AS FAR IN ADVANCE; AS POSSIBLE
PRICES OF CUT FLOWERS PRICES OF PLANTS ETC.
For Christmas W For Christmas
Carnations, all colors, per doz. ... $1.00 Cyclamen, specimen plants ...
Roses, all colors, per doz. $1.00 to $5.00 . .$1.00, $2.00, $3.00, $4.00, $5.00
Narcissus, per doz .............$1.00 Poinsettias, per flower ..........75c
Snapdragons, per doz..........$1.50 = Begonia............. ......$1.50
Poinsettias, per dozen .......... ...... Jerusalem Cherries......$1.00, $1.50
Lili.s.o. ... $3-00, $4.00, $6.00 Primroses..................$1.00
Lilies of the Valley . . . . . . . . . . $1.00 Boston Ferns .........$1.00 to $3.00
Violets, per bunch of fifty ...... $1.50 Whitmann Ferns ... . $100 to $3.00
Orchids, each ................$3.00
Our famous corsages, each ......... .... Combination Plant Baskets, the gift de ' 9
................$2.00, $3.00, $5.00 luxe . .$3.00, $5.00, $8.00, $10, $15 '
Red Auto and Window Wreaths
....................35c and 50c Our collection of our own made cem-
Extra fancy Holly and Boxwood etery wreaths are second to none in
wreaths ...............$1.00 Up the country.
Every plant and flower sold in our store is grown in our own large greenhouses
on Maiden Lane. You will find at the above prices that we are not raising
our prices at Christmas.c
keep a secret
in connectiont with
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This is a good one and 1
promised not to
breathe a word to anyone--ut you know us
girls, and this is something you, will all want
to know 6.
Today I was in Jacobson's nosing around,
thinking possibly I might see something in an
evening gown that was different, that I could
wear to the J-Hop.
Did not want to buy one
now, but wanted to get ai idea what they
I live in New York, and have shopped in the
most exclusive places on Fifth Avenue.
at Jacobson's I found just as lovely and as
exclusive things .as I have ever seen any place.
Now here is the secret - Jacobson's have
made arrangements -to buy the entire line of a
very large dress importing firm of New York,
and after January 1 st
will have the most
elaborate display of gorgeous evening gowns,
creations bf the most famous Paris designers,
as well as gowns designed by some of the
leading American designers.
A little inside tip-If you want a gown for
J-Hop, wait until you come back after the
holidays, and Jacobson's will display the
most elaborate line of evening gowns you have