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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1927 THE MICHI(3AN [AILY
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Struggle For Intercollegiate Sports WOMAN CONSUL
For Women Wages In Several Schools
LIBRARY OF COIZNS Intercollegiate athletics for women, athletics and that the many are not;

HALL0FORBOOK CLUE
FRES1IMAN CLASSES TO DEVELOP
SPECIAL EIDUATIONAL
PROJECTS
WILL ENLARGE LIBRARY
To Stimulate Interest In Reading
And To Offer Individual
Wider Field
The freshman class of the Univer-
sity Hospital School of Nursing has
"adopted" the fiction library of Cou-
zens Hail and through it will work out
special educational projects. Plans
are being made to build up an excel-
lent and well chosen fiction library.
The present library, although still
small, has a complete set of Conrad
and is starting 'a collection of Kipling.
To aid in their work the freshmen
have formed a book group, which will
put their ideas into active form. The
group is working out a method of
classifying and catalouging the books,
which will be both simple and effi-
cient.
At the last meeting of the class the
freshmen voted to join the "Book a
Month Club," which furnishes the sub-
scribers with reviews of the outstand-
ing books of each month. Upon pay-
ment of a fee the subscriber is en-
titled to receive the book which is
considered by the critics who sponsor
the club to be the finest fiction of the
month. This book will be put into
circulation in the library of Couzens
Hall. At the monthly class meetings
five-minute book reviews are to be
given.
It is the purpose of the class to
stimulate in this way a greater in-
terest in reading, and to bring before
* the school a wider knowledge of the
best fiction, in such a way that it will
become a part of the everyday life ofl
an increasing number of students.
Special attention is to be paid to the
books of dramas and poetry in the
library in hope of making them an im-
portant part of the collection.
Further plans are being made by the
book groupato put on a newspaper
project which will encourage students
to get the "newspaper habit." The
details- of this project are yet to be
worked out, but tentative plans have
been thoght of,. which include stunts,
and other unique ways of stimulating;
' interest in current news.
The book group will comprise the
freshman unit of the literary club
which is in the process of organiza-
tion in the School of Nursing. The
chairman of the group is Ella For-
quer, '30, who has as assistants Mar-
ian Hassness, '30, and Bernice Ferg-
uson, '30.
League To Benefit
By SaleOf Gloves
Mortarboard's annual sale of gloves
will be held today and tomorrow in
University hall near the candy booth.
In addition, they are being exhibited
at the various dormitories, sororities,
and league houses. The proceeds of
+ the sale are donated to the Women's
league building fund.
Anyone who would like to buy
gloves, and is not reached through
other channels, is asked to call Jose-
phine Norton, '28, at 2-1752.
OHIO WESLEYAN.-Varsity cap-
tains were abolished this yar in
ordor to do away with fraternity
politics.
The midwest section of the Athletic
Conference of American College Wom-
en will be held at Ohio State Univer-
sity this year in the spring.

representing another field in which neglected for the few taking part in'
women seek expression and develop- intercollegiate sports.
ment in lines of activities formerly The success of intercollegiate ath-
restricted to men, have been discuss- letics at this eastern university are
ed favorably and adversely by athlet- attributed to the present coach, a wo-
es and physicians and have been man who realizes the responsibility of
experimented with in various schools sage-guarding theo varsity membersI
throughout the country. from harmful mental and physical
Southern colleges, some private strain. During the hockey and has-

schools and small universities are in-
cluded in the list of those sponsoring
extra-mural sports for women. The
University of Maine has had a varsi-
ty teams in hockey for five years and
in basketball for about fifteen years.
They have played such opponents as
Sargent, Connecticut Agricultural
College, and state normals as well
as women's athletic clubs. It is be-
lieved that competition in making the
university team provides greater in-
centive for the development of skill
in cooperative athletics, rapid mental
and physical coordination, self-con-
trol, and resourcefulness.
In an attempt to overcome one of
the main objections to intercollegiate
games for women, namely, that they
tend to benefit the few of advanced
abilities rather than encourage the
many women of mediocre skill, the
University of Maine has organized in-
ter-class competitive sports for those
who are proficient but not sufficiently
adept to make the varsity teams. Thus
it is maintained, that all are provided
with opportunities for participating in

ketball seasons regular training rulesI
are enforced, the women being re-
quired to be in bed at 10:30 o'clock,
to eat no food between meals, and to
observe regularity in matters of
health.
In former years very little interest
was shown even among the women in
intercollegiate sports, the attendance
at games being small. The men on
the Maine campus gave no support to
this activity of the women and gen-
eral enthusiasm lagged. Recently,
however, it is stated that under the
leadership of the present coach, in-
tercollegiate sports for women have
gained in popularity and are being
carried on successfully.
In an article printed in a late At-
lantic Monthly, it was declared that
one of the advantag'eous features of
the educational programs at the east-
ern women's colleges, such as Vassar,
Smith, Barnard, and Mount Holyoke,
was that the school year is not in-
terrupted by intercollegiate athletics.
Interclass contests are encouraged
rather than extra-mural activities.

Senora Defilia Viqnez
Senora Defilia is assuming the post
of consul-general of Nicaragua and
represents a country in which the
women do not have the ballot.

Airs. VMargaret hapin, Artist, F irmly
Believes In Art Careers For'Women
By Eleanor Scribner, '29
Every woman tries to express her did a cover for the flower show pro-
own individuality in her home, but gram," Mrs. Chapin related, "which,
an artist has a much greater oppor- after being used, brought me the
tunity to do so. Mrs. Margaret Cha- opportunity to do illustrating adver-
tising for some of the large firms.
pin, instructor in Fine Arts in the Neysa McMein, a popular illustrator,
University High School, has without broke into her chosen field by first'
a doubt succeeded remarkably well doing drawings advertising hats. All
for with batiks, oils, pastels, and a favorite illustrators have peddled
lovely screen she has made a charm- their work around from one art edi-
ing room. Mrs. Chapin, vhwo is a tor to another until they found one
graduate of the Chicago Art Institute, who liked their style."
is a firm believer in careers for wo- Another line which women are of-
I men along artistic lines. ten interested in is batik work or
The various fields in art offer un- similar crafts. Portrait painting often
told opportunities. First there is il- intrigues some and while at first the
lustration, which is the largest field. painter probably begs for sitters, yet
To enter the field of illustrators, the if she is good, the situation will be
artist must necessarily live in a city reversed.
in order to successfully create a de- "For a womafn who likes to remain
mand for her work. There are two somewhat domestic the career of an
lines of work in illustration: either artist allows her time for her house-
the artist may turn her hand as a hold duties while almost all other ,ca-
"free lance," or she may work for reers would greatly interfere with her
some concern. The latter way is the homelife," Mrs. Chapin concluded.
most remunerative for a beginner, for
she is sure of her "daily bread" but utdoor Club Hikes
the former offers the best chances forO
recognition if she has ability. Many AWte d
who choose the latter, work for fash- .re Well Attended;
ion houses and fashion magazines do- Plan Other Sports
ing drawings of various types of ap-
parel. Those in the former do il-
lustrative treatment for fiction in "Clear, crisp November weather is
magazines, peddling their "stuff" ideal for hiking" says Margaret Ohl-
from one art editor to another. Con- son, '30," "and for all other sports
trary to the popular opinion, art edi- son, t3, "andfor allbother spors
tors do not hurry frantically about which the Outdoor club will sponsor
artists too do their illustrating, but this fall." The two hikes last week
always have plenty of illustrators end were very successful according to
seeking them, only too anxious to those who attended them, and many
work. others are planned for the month, in-
A "free- lance" artist may also do -
drawings which could advertise vari- cluding long hikes taking an entire
ous commodities and luxuries, going morning, and several weenie roasts
about from one concern to another. and breakfast bats.
If her work is liked, she is liable to Those who have already signed the
do the work of a number of concerns, list desiring membership in the Out-
but not be in the exclusive employ ofl'i
only one. Finally if she attains ex- door club, and any others who have
cellence, she will be able to pick and not signed, but would like to join are
choose with care the firms for which urged to attend a meeting Wednesday
she will work. Often art students to afternoon, at 4:30 o'clock in Barbour
gain recognition do advertising post-Affic ill be
ers for firms gratis. If their posters Gym. At this time, ofcers w
are found usabl'e, other firms will be elected, committees appointed and
anxious for their work. plans for the year will be arranged

LEAGUE TO DISPLAY
MORTARBOARD GLOVESt
For the special benefit of Ann Ar-
bor womenrthere will be a display of
the Mortarboard gloves, which are
being sold for the building fund ofE
the Women's league, in the office ofE
Mrs. W. D. Henderson, executive headE
of the alumnae council, in her officeE
in Memorial hall from 2 to 5 o'clock
in the afternoon on Thursday and
Friday of this week and on Tuesday
and Wednesday of next week. Ar-
rangementsbhave been made so. that
there will be women in the office to
take measurements and orders. Ar-
rangements have also been made so
that in case it is inconvenient for a
woman to go personally to the office,
one of the university women will call
at her home at an appointed time.
Appointments may be made by calling
University exchange 242.
The gloves which are being sold by
the society are more varied this year
and women having bought the gloves
in former years will vouch for their
wearing qualities. Mrs. Henderson
says of them, "I have used these
gloves some years and find them ac-
ceptable in every way."
WOMEN MAY NOT
WIN THE RHODES
ACADEMIC AWARD
Professor Harold S. Quigley, pro-
fessor of political science in the Uni-
versity of Minnesota, has announced
after investigation that women will
never be eligible for the Rhodes
Scholarship.,
Until 1914 women were not allowed
to attend Oxford. Later they were
allowed to take courses but no de-
grees were awarded. At the present
time the number of women admitted
to Oxford is limited, although degrees
are awarded to those graduating.
Professor Quibley explains this
omission by stating that at the time
that the will o2 Cecil Rhodes was
written women were not admitted to
Oxford, and that therefore no provi-
sions have been made for them to re-
ceive the awards.

NOTICES

The executive board of W. A. A.
will meet at 6:15 o'clock Thursday
night at the Cozy Corner Tea Room.,
All members must be present unless
excused by Wednesday night at 6 o'-
clock.
The hockey banquet will be held at
6 o'clock tonight at Jo Parker's. Tick-
ets must be purchased before the ban-
quet, and may be obtained from Jean-
ette Saurborn, '29. Members of the
executive board should buy their
tickets from Audrey Wright, '28.
Mummers meeting has been post-
poned from today to Nov. 29.
PARIS.--French feminists protest
against the new law granting the right
to retain their nationality after mar-
riage to a foreigner. They are also
against a clause requiring a husband's
consent to a wife's retention of her
nationality.
Phi Beta chapter of Mu Phi Epsilon,
musical sorority, is to offer a $50
scholarship to women of the music de-
partment of the University of Minne-
sota.

Feminine Beauty Is
Subject Matter Of
Rubenstein's Book,
Mme. Helena Rubenstein, whose
book, "Feminine Beauty: the Aesthet-
ics, Cosmetics, and Dietetics of Its
Preservation," was published last
month, is widely known in Europe
and America as an authority on beau'
ty culture.
The subject matter of her book is
not limited to a study of physical
beauty. It also embraces the subject
of beauty as a social force as repre-
sented in literature and the other arts
and by concrete examples of living
personifications of beauty. The de-
velopment of various forms of treat-
ment, the use of light and heat, ex-
ercise, diet, bahs, and the upbuilding
of the science of cosmetic dermatolo-
gy, clothes, plastic surgery, and other
affiliated topics are discussed and ex-
plained by Mme. Rubenstein.
The book has a wide appeal among
women because of its practical value.
The oldest Greek letter pin in the
United States presented by William
and Mary's College of Virginia was
found on the Brinton estate by a man
plowing. It was dated Dev. 3, 1776
the founding of the fraternity and up-
on it was inscribed the name of John
Graham, a graduate of the school who
went to fight in the Revolutionary
war in 1771.

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BANQUET, TONIGHT TO
END HOCKE1Y SEASON
Jo Parker's Restaurant To le Scene
Of Annual Atlet le
Gathering
TO NAME ALL STAR TEAM
Tonight will see the formal closIng
of the hockey season with a fifth an-
nual banquet. - At this time the cup
will be presented to the winning
hockey team of the past season.
According to Janet Jones, '29,
hockeymanager, the banquet this year
will be the largest and one of the
best in the short history of the organ-
ization. Jo Parker's will be the
scene of the gathering. Beside the
four-course dinner, there will be peppy
music for dancing, and short speeches
by members of the faculty of the
physical education department. The
four class colors will be used in decor-
ations. At this time the all-star
hockey team will be announced, the
members of which are chosen from the
best players of this season and the
class numerals will be awarded.
At the close of the season in 1922,
the hockey manager decided that
something should be done to cele-
brate. The team managers planned a
picnic in the form of a weenie roast,
but inclement weather on the day set
fo " the picnic forced them to hold it
in Barbour Gymnasium.
The following year, the same idea
1 was carried out but this time it was
in the form of a dinner. For the last
two or three years, the affair has been
a banquet held at Jo Parker's famous
restaurant.
Members of all class squads, the
executive board, winners and runners-
up of both A and B intramural tourna-
ments, and any others who are inter-
ested in intramural hockey are in-
vited to attend. Tickets are $1.75
a piece, and it is absolute necessary
that tickets be bought before the ban-
quet. They may be obtained from
Jeanette Saurborn, '29, dial 4739.
College students of 408 colleges and
universities, who are working their
way through school, earned $25,500,-
000 last year.

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The true Christmas spirit suggests
personal thoughtfulness in gift-making.
The gift inspired by sentiment, That
is you-your photograph.

Personality
Dressmaking Service Department
Balcony Annex
Absolutely Free Service to All

Seniors, arrange now for your Michiganensian sitting-
The time is over half gone.
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Stay All Day
We want you to visit our
service department. Large cut-
ting tables, small sewing table
with comfortable chairs, are in
this department for your con-
venieceand comfort. Comecand
stay all day so that you will
be near the assistance which
we have provided.

Make Anything
We will help you select a be-
coming and size right pattern,
find a suitable fabric, and then
aid in the technical details of
dressmaking. We plan to show
every detail from the first to
the last. We will help you
make lampshades, plan drap-
eries or fashion novelty gifts.

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Our Dressmaker
Miss Higgins, our dressmaker, is a graduate of Michigan State
College, and has been teaching sewing in the schools for several
years. She is well trained technically, and her creative talent
will help you with many sewing, problems.

Hemstitching
You may have your hemstitch-
ing done at Mack's for 10c a
yard, both circular and straight-

Buttons
Bring your materials in and
we will make your buttons for
you for just a few cents.

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DISTINCTIVE FOOTWEAR
For Formal Wear -
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Ten DollarsI
The coming season will be one of gorgeous
and colorful evening fabrics. To grace this
new, mode adequately, footwear must har-
,delightful slipper made of im-
ported tinsel dyeing brocade is specially pre-
pared to take tints of any color.

Trimmings
So many of the smart frocks use buckles, metallic cloth,
bronze braid, and feather flowers. We have a splendid array of-
all kinds of trimmings.
Fabrics for Winter
A few of the materials in ourryard goods department are
printed tissue velvet, silk velvet, .ostume velvet, embroidered
georgette, taffeta, wool georgette, kasha, crepe Verdella, flannel,
wool rep, satin crepe, crepe Faille' and serene crepe.

CORN WELL COAL - COKE
Scranton, Pocahontas
Kentucky and West Virginia Coal
Solvay and Gas Coke
This business has been growing ever
since it was established. The secret-
"giving absolute satisfaction to our
customers." We believe it pays to do
business in a friendly way. If you
think so too, let's get together.

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