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MAEN SORORITIESHOLD Length Of Sleeves Criterion Of Style
In Japan Is Opinion Of Otsuka Sisters



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1):nvig Xill BeC(hijef Diversioii
I:Nry rn ihg IParties A fter
P~alhelleiiie. Ball



Ater the Pan-hellenic ball, which
will be given by the inter-sorority as-
sociation tomorrow night at the Mich-
igan Union, many of the sororities
will entertain at breakfasts. Dancing
and singing will be the chief diver-
sions at the breakfasts which will
terminate at 3 o'clock.
A star composed of five large ta-
bles arranged about a smaller table
upon which will be large centerpiece
of chrysanthemums will be the deco-
rative scheme at the Pi Beta Phi
house. Mrs. Mabel D. Conger, Mr.
and Mrs. Palmer Christian will be
the chaperones.
Kappa Alpha Theta will use candles
and American beauty roses on their
tables. Mr. and Mrs. John Worley
will act as chaperones.
Cabaret decorations and music will
be the feature of the Sigma Kappa
breakfast at which Mrs. Violet Pea-
cock and Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Swasn
will be chaperones.
Acolor scheme of pink and silver
is being worked out for the breakfas
at the Zeta Tau Alpha house. Pink
candles with silver bows and pinl
ro,,es will be used.
Kappa Kappa Gamma plan to serve
a Pullman breakfast. Mrs. Thoma.
Anderson will be chaperone.
Yellow and white seem to be the
popular colors among the other hous-
es having breakfasts with chr san-
themums as the chosen flowers. Fire-
side sings and dancing between cours-
es promise to be the favorite means
of entertainment at all houses.
Of the 350 tickets sold for the ball
150 were given out to independent
women. No sorority received more
than 16 tickets.
Freshman Swimming
Meet To Be Dec. 8
At a meeting of the captains of the
Freshman groups yesterday at Bar
hour gymnasium, Frances Miller, '29
Freshman intramural manager, ex
plained the coming Freshman swim-
ming meet which is to be held Thurs
day, Dec. 8, at 7 o'clock at the Union
There will be five main events, the
25 yard free style, the 25 yard back
crawl, divine, novelty relay, and re-
lay. The 25 yard elementary back
stroke, and the 25 yard side stroke
6.re the two events which are giver
for the intermediate swimmer.
To enter the relay a group must
have four people on a team and to
enter the novelty relay there must br
six members on a team. Each womay
may enter diving, novelty relay, anal
two sneed events. All entrants art
expected to sign up on the poster or
Barbour gymnasium Bulletin Boar o
by Friday, Nov. 25.
Another captain's meeting wil be
held Monday, Nov. 28, at 3:45 at Bar-
bour gymnasium.

The Japanese Kiniona.7
By Ruth Long, '29
"No, the styles in Japan do not
hange very much," smiled both Lu-
ile and Catherine Otsuka, Japanese
;tudents at the University, in answer
:o the question put them.
"At least, not 'as your American
nes do. We always wear the kimona.
sometimes the ends of our sleeves
ire long and hang nearly to the floor.
sometimes they are short. But mostly,
the change comes just in materials
end colors."
"Are styles in one part of the
;ountry different from those in the
)ther?" I asked.
"No our climate is much the same
hings, what do you call them-dress-
Theta Sigma Phi
Holds Initiation,
Initiation services for its four new-
y elected members held the interest
>f members of Theta Sigma Phi, na-
ional honorary journalistic society
or women, at its meeting last Tues-
lay night. Margaret Arthur, '29,
Mlaine Gruber, '29, and Marjorie He-
witt, '28, were admitted into mem-
)ership at that time, and Mrs. Doro-
hy Desmond was made an honorary
Following the initiation, a brief re-
iew of the work of Bert Leston Tay-
or, famed "colyumist" of the Chicago
Pribune, was presented by Sylvia c.
atone, '29, B. L. T. was one of the
'are genius that broke down the rule
>f destiny for newspaper folk, that
s, that none is indispensable. The
>aper would look the same no mat-
er who dropped off. This was not
rue of B. L. T.: it is not true now,
he report brought out.

es all alike. Yes, uniforms a long full
pleated sirt over the kimona."
S'he slipped on the kimona, a
graceful thing that fell to the floor
about her feet, until she bloused its
at the waist with a wide, stiffly em-
broidered sash, "obi" she called it,
that tied in a bow behind.
all over the country and varies little'
during the year," Lucile answered.'
"But the students wear different
Coals Hang Straight
"I will show you the coat, too,"
and she slipped it over the kimona,
tucking the square, bag-like ends of
the one into the similar but larger
ends of the other. "You see, it is
made just like the kimona, but that
it is shorter and hangs perfectly
"But what are those small, flower-
like things in circles that are em-
broidered in gold, here on each sleeve
and in the middle of the back?" I
Both women puzzled a moment.
"Family marks, I think you would
call them," at last ventured one.
"They are like your coat of arms,
or family seal. Ours is the Japanese
carnation and we wear it always on
our coats andon wedding dresses."
The Japanese wedding dress is
beautiful and graceful, made of heavy
silk or satin richly embroidered. Al-
though the "obi" is worn tied in a
large decorative bow in back, the
skirt is permitted to remain loV,
forming a graceful train. That is as
it has been. The European fashions
are gradually taking the place of the
old picturesque styles.
Busness Women Wear European
The white dress and veil is much
less expensive and has been adopted
by many of the people. Business wo-
men have taken on European dress.
because of its added practicality. And
bobbed hair too is growing in popu-
larity, though the married woman
still distinguishes herself with great
rolls and puffs, from the unmarried
girl. .
"But, it really all depends on the
family," said Catherine. "Some of
them permit bobbed hair, short skirts
and European styles. We conform
with the desire they express.
Wear Wooden Shoes In Rain
"Perhaps you would like to see our
shoes and stockings, before you go?"
She handed me two flat felt pads.
more than an inch in thickness, to
be held in place presumably, by rope-
like felt cords that slipped between
the toes. The stocking was linen and
mittenlike with a separate place for
the big toe that the sandle might fit
It reached slightly above the ankle.
"When it rains we wear wooden
shoes, a pair of high thin boards that
raise us above the ground like stilts,"
concluded Catherine.
"You see, our streets get so mud-
dy," supplemented Lucy, smiling.
Ten million women throughout the
country are working for prohibition,
according to Mrs. Henry W. Peabody,
chairman of the Woman's National
Committee for Law Enforcement.
Judge Charles S. Burnell of Los
Angeles favors five year trial mar-

At a recent meeting of the point
system committee of the Women's
League several statements were made
as to qualiications of University wom-
en to take part in campus activities.
These qualifications have not been ad-
hered to by a great many women who
have participated in campus work so
far this year.
No woman-can take part in any cam-
pus work who is not eligible on ac-
count of her scholarship standing. A
great many times women who are

eligible are placed on committees by
committee heads who are ignorant of
this fact. However as soon as they


become acquainted with this know-
ledge they should come to Barbour
gymnasium and take the names off
their lists of women who are eligible.
New Women Must Get Permission.
Another fact which has not been ad-
hered to this semester is that all new
women who are here at the University'


for the first time this year in order to =

take part in campus work must get for Rural Schools
special permission from the office of
Advisers to Women. Thistdoes not re- Says Commissioner
fer only to entering freshmen women
but to all upperclass women who are "The rural school teacher faces par-
here for the first time this year. "h ua coltahrfcspr
All committee heads who have had ticularly great problems of responsi-
charge of committees so far this year bility; and for that reason women
should have their lists of committees seem pecularily fitted for the rural
in at the League office at the present schools," is the opinion of Miss Cora
in a the Leaguep o ffi cet s t he pres B. H ayes, Rural School com m issioner
time. The point system committeeofWstnwcuy. MsHae
headed by Helen Hawkins, '28, is now of Washtenaw county. Miss Hayes
checking- up on the points acquired by has the singular privilege of being the
each woman on the campus and un- second woman school commissioner
eachwomn o th capu~andun-in the history of the county. Prey-
less these lists are in, the women who os a rural oo techer hrelf,
served on the committees will not re- and later a teacher in the Normal
2eive credit for the time she spent on-I training school, Miss Hayes has an
the particular campus' work. ideal background for her present posi-
May See Card Catalogue. Ion.
Also each woman should visit the "The whole system of rural educa-
card catalogue which is placed in the tion," continued Miss Hayes, "depends
oflice of the Advisers to Women and soley on the teachers, who, alone have
check up on her own points. This is the responsibility of the children all
the only way that each woman can day, and who act as a second mother


squeamishnos as to its source-tar- fUn W omen s Face
t'are acid, sonme sugar, enough aniline ,II
dye to give it a rich pink coloring, I n Athletic World
and for a finish some thin slices of
lemon, and there you have your pink An editorial in the Daily Cardinal
The slices of lemon are known as says that at last women have found
"floaters," and any which are left in a place in the athletic world. When
"flathers, and any whish are l' bsin they first entered the goal was the
the tub at the close of a days busi- records and accomplishments of men.
ness, together with those which come But it developed quickly that in at-
back in the glasses, are carefully itempting to emulate men they were do-
saved for the next day's use. ing themselves more harm than good.
Singularly enough, the laboring The strains involved were too great
men and the canvasmen around a for safety.
show are as eager for the circus This editorial goes on to say that in
lemonade as the public, with this dif- recent years American colleges have
ference, that they have no idea of set up another ideal in women's ath-
buying it. It therefore becomes neces- letics. Now the motto for women in
sary for the lemonade man to watch sport is "A team for every girl, and
out or he will find that while his back every girl on a team." The National
has been turned much of his stock has Amateur Athletic Federation has been
disappeared. Besides being a man of instrumental in laying down this ideal,
great originality, then, the seller of and believes in the spirit of play for
pink lemonade must also be a regular its own sake.
detective. The results have thus far been en-
couraging. The federation has checl-
Juanita Gregg of Liberty, N.C., won ed the harm which the imitation of
honors at Greensboro College for men's games would have caused, and
looks, athletic prowess, scholarship has established for women a satis
and personality. factory and enduring basis.


With the great Sophomore Sisters' sold splendidly and he could not wait
Incorporated, Amalgamated, and Con- on the crowds fast enough.
solidated Circus coming to town in the One day he was surrounded by a
near future, everyone who is not too mob scrambling for the liquid refresh-
sedate to dream of circuses has been ment, when he found that his water
dreaming of peanuts, popcorn, bal- supply had run out. There were no
loons, and "pink lemonade" in that wells or springs near. He rushed
connection. It would be no less sur- around the show for water but could
prising to find a circus without a find none. In his eagerness for it he
clown than for one to appear without went into the dressing tent as a last
a plentiful supply of pink lemonade. resort.
The invention of pink lemonade is Fannie Jamieson, one of the bare-
credited to Pete Conklin, who traveled back riders, had just finished wring-
with the famous Jerry Mabie circus ing out a pair of pink tights. The color
during the middle part of the last cen- had run and left the water a deep
tury. In 1857 he was fired from the pink. Without giving any explanation
show, and being a resourceful young- or stopping to answer her questions,
ster, he bought a couple of mules and Pete grabbed the tub of pink water
an old covered wagon with his say- and ran. It took only a minute to
ings, and had enough money left to throw in some of the tartaric acid and
lay in a stock of sugar, tartaric acid, the pieces of the "property" lemon,
and one lemon. In telling the story and then he began to call out, "Come
Pete always said that "that lemon was quickly, folks, buy some fine straw-
the best example of a friend I ever met. berry lemonade!" That day his sales
It stayed with me to the very end." i doubled and from then on no first-
With this outfit he followed the circus class circus has been without pink
wherever they went. The lemonade lemonade.
I!The recipe for circus lemonade has
Women Are Fitted not changed from that day to this. A
tub of water-with no particular

know for sure that she has received all
the points for which she has worked.
Women are asked to visit this cata-
logue as. soon as possible and if by,
any chance there are some points for
which she has not been given credit
the is asked to leave a note stating
the work which she did and for which
she received no points.
This is a personal question to every
woman who had taken any part in
,ampus work at all, for unless this
checking over is done there are pos-
sibly a great many credits for which
no points will be given at all and there
will be no way to check up on them.
May Ferrick, daughter of Mrs. Kate
Merrick, owner of numerous London
night clubs, is reported engaged to
marry the Earl of Kinnoull, scion of
one of England's oldest nobilities.
Sterling North, of the University of
Chicago, is winner of the, Witter
Byner poetry prize.
SAN FRANCISCO-Helen Wills has
been given a bust of herself, by Haig
Patigan, as a gift from the city.
A letter signed by Martha Washing-
ton has recently been found, written
at Mt. Vernon.

to them. Women seem particularly
fitted to assume a responsibility of
that kind. You see it is quite differ-I
ent from the city school where the sup-
erintendent and several teachers can
all work together."
"This fall season I have already
visited the 148 schools of the county,
and I manage to see every teacher
once a month. The eight groups into -
which the teaching staff is divided
meet monthly, and carry out the same
"I have 3,000 children," Miss Hayes
said, " and I have succeeded in be-
coming acquainted with most of them
this fall. Getting to know the chil-
dren is one of the great problems, for
the personal side of education is of
the highest importance."
Miss Hayes aims to lessen the pres-
ent isolation of the rural school by
unifying them into one great whole.
Her program also includes the im-
provement of teaching technique.
"Several counties in the state have
begun to elect women school commis-
sioners," said Miss Hayes, "and I be-
lieve that the next few years will see
a considerable increase followed by a
more complete relization of women's
exceptional capabalities in that direc-


Is such a charming custom when it is carried out by a clever
shopper who goes to a good shop and selects a
pretty card to accompany-
A pair of sheer chiffon hose,
A chic piece of costume jewelry,
A delicate boutonniere,
A bewitching hand-painted 'kerchief.
In the Arcade

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Albrecht Fur Sale
Fine Showing of Albrecht Furs
Friday and Saturday, Nov. 25 and 26

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WHAT? 200 Hats
in Felt and Velour
WHEN? Thursday
Price Before Sale
Price During Sale


The Day of Thanksgiving,

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Marcel Made Permanent Our Specialty

Manicuring, Scalp Treatment, Shampooing,
Facials, Marcelling, Henna ' Rinse and Finger Waving
Women and Children's Hair Cutting


Turkey Dinner, 12 to
Store Closed from 1

1:30 and 5 to 9
:30 to 5 today



1204 S. Univ.
Prompt Delivery Service

M. Julian, Mrs. Clesta Lirette, Formerly of the Powder Puff
:Michigan Theatre Bldg., Room 208


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At Thanksgiving
We take this op-
portunity to thank
our friends and
patrons for their
valued and con-
tinued patronage.
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Furs take on a new elegance-
following the dress mode,' they
resort to tiers, and flares, to soft
curving lines and a graciousness
that has been missing from the fur
mode for many a season. Their
shawl collars grow bigger, their
cuffs deeper, and their flaring sides
Deferred Payments
Special offer of a payment plan
is made in selling Albrecht Furs
for these women who know and
appreciate good values ip Furs and
yet are unable to make the entire
payment on the coat at the time
of purchase. Select the coat you
wish and arrangements will be
made for deferred payments.



Come and revel in the genius of expert designers that
have turned mere frocks into bewitching creations.







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