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Bridge Teas In Afternoon And Fancy
Dress Party At Night To.
Fill Guest's time
Today is being celebrated on campus
as Women's league day, with the
bridge teas in the afternoon, and the
annual Fancy Dress party in the eve-
ning. The teas will be given at the
different sorority houses and dormi-
tories, and in the evening all are to
combine and go to Barbour gymasium
at 8 o'clock, where class stunts, the
spring style show, and the costumes
worn by the guests themselves will
occupy the attention of, everyone.
Everything about the Fancy .Dress
party is to remain more or less of a
mystery until tonight, save for the
fact that the motif for the party is the
idea of sports costumes, sports re-
freshments and sporty entertainment.
Edna Mower's orchestra will play for
dancing, and there will be special
music for the style show.
Patronesses for the Fancy Dress
party will be Mrs. W. D. Henderson,
Dr. Margaret Bell, Miss Alice C.
Lloyd, Miss Beatrice W. Johnson, Miss
Grace E. Richards, Mrs. Louise P. Van
Sickle, Miss Laurie Campbell, Miss
Annis Hall, Miss Pauline Hodgson,
Miss lone Johnson, Miss Ruth Figge,
Miss Ella Rawlings, Miss Lenna F.
Cooper, Miss Dorothy Ogborn, and
Mrs. Elizabeth Woodworth.

Twelve new Barbour scholars have which Miss Djang will work, while


Lectures To Honor
Tolstoy's Centenary
Opening a series of lectures which
will celebrate the centenary of Leo


been selected and fourteen present
holders of Barbour scholarships
have been reappointed by recent ac-
Lion of the Barbour Scholarship com-
mittee. The appointees are Oriental
women who have been doing out-
standing work in special fields of re-
search. The scholarships are pro-
vided for by the will of the late Levi
L. Barbour, former Regent of the
University, who was interested in
preparing Oriental women for serv-
ice in their own countries.
The women who have won recogni-
tion and will study here during the
coming year are Miss Sharkeshwari
Agha, of India, Miss Dji-lih Bao, of
China, Miss Martha Choy, at present
in Ann Arbor, Miss Feng-djen Djang,
now studying at Johns Hopkins, Miss
Lai-wing Fung, of China, Miss Kath-
ryn Kim, of Korea, Miss Zing-whai
Ku, who is now at New Haven, Con-
necticut, Miss Aley Checha Kuriyan,
of India, Miss Jun-chu Li, who comes
from China, Miss Tonio Taube, and
Miss Ken Tokuzawa, both of Japan,1
and Miss Violet Wu, of China. Miss
Fung-ling Liu, who is also Chinese,
has been chosen as the alternate.
Miss Agha comes here for ad-
vanced study in En'glish, History, and
Economics. She has behind her a
record for intensive rather than
brilliant work, including the princi-
palship of a high school. Miss Bao
will continue her work in history
and education. Miss Choy, who will
graduate here in June, plans to 'de-
vote the coming year to graduate
work in English literature.
Political science is the field in

Miss Fung, a former teacher in sci-
ence, comes for further study in
physics and chemistry. Miss Kim,
who has already won recognition as:
a teacher of English, will spend her
time here in advanced study in that
Coming with an excellent record'
of achievements in physics and
mathematics, Miss Ku's plans include
graduate work of those two subjects.
Miss Kuriyan is at present principal of'
the Syrian School for Girls. She is in-
terested in the study of educational
methods, and plans to return to India
where she will apply such knowledge
as she gains here.
Mathematics and cognate subjects
will hold the interest of Miss Li dur-
ing her year's residence here, while
Miss Tambe desires higher training
in America for better preparation as
a teacher. Miss Tokuzawa has
chosen English as her field of study,
and Miss Wu comes highly recom-
mended for her work in science.
Miss Liu, as alternate, is a student
of history; she intends to teach in
that department, 'and has received
high praise for her ability to mould
the attitudes and thought of chil-
Present Barbour scholars who have
won reappointment are Mrs. Ran ji-
than Aaron, Mrs. Elizabeth Diakoffff,
Miss Ao, Dju, Miss Ikuko Koizun,
Miss Shuting Liu, Miss Maria Pas-
trana, Miss Shio Sakanishi, Miss
Hide Shohara, Miss Grace Song,
Miss Yae Tanaka, Miss Phoebe Wang,
Miss Shui-ching Yang, Miss Asal
Nakao, and Miss Hsiao Lu.

Tolstoy, the Russian author, Mrs.
Lucia Ames Mead, former chairman
of the committee on disarmament of
the National Women's league, will
speak at 4:15 o'clock Tuesday, April
3, in Room 231 of Angell hall. Her
subject will be "Disarmament and the
League of Nations."
Mrs. Mead has been traveling in
Europe and hasaattended various ses-
sions of the league at Geneva. She
come's here under the auspices of the
Tolstoy league.
In connection with the celebration
of the centenarv of the Rusian auth ,r.

Riding classes for credit, open 172. Miss Laurie Campbell, of the de-
only to second semester sophomores, partment of Physical Education,
juniors, and seniors will begin before would like to urge a great many more
spring vacation, the weather permit- people to use the facilities of the new
ting. Miss Esther McCormick of the athletic building.
department of physical education re- The field house was opened for use
quests all those who expect to enroll from 4 untll 6 o'clock every day with
in riding to 'sign up in office 2 at Bar- the exception of Saturday this week.
bour gymnasium by Tuesday, April On Fridays, the bowling alleys will be
3. available after 1 o'clock to those who


there has been formed in England and Pegasus, riding club which sponsors
America a Tolstoy society, counting riding as an elective recreation, has
among its members such prominent decided that organized trips are not as
figures as Miss Jane Addams, John successful as individual excursions,
Drinkwater, Countess Titiana Tolstoy, and will devote its efforts in the
daughter of the writer, John Gals- future to encouraging rather than or-
worthy, Dr. Henry Van Dyke, and ganizing riding. Fifty W.A.A. points
Prcf. Gilbert Murray. The chief pur- are to be awarded for every series of
pose of this society is to publish a 12 rides taken during the season.
ccmplete edition of Tolstoy's work's Class baseball is very much in pro-
in English, which will, it is believed, gress at Barbour gymnasium. Fav-
contain 35 volumes, orable reports have been circulating
The committee here claims the is.;to the effect that a great quantity of
terests of a number of faculty mem- excellent material has appeared in
bers among them Professor Arthur E. practices, a fact which would seem to
Wood, Prof. C. L. Meader, and Prof. foretell some good games later on.
P. M. Jack. Class squads are to be picked im-
- __-____-_mediately and will probably be an-
noun ced on Tue'sday.
STATES APPEARANCE IS j An important meeting of baseball
IMPORTANT IN BUSINESS managers will be held at 4 o'clock on
Monday in the parlors of Barbour
According to a youn woman in gymnasium at which it is important
charge of placing unemployed women everyone be present.
in New York city, efficiency is not the The Sunday morning hike sponsored
only requirement for success in a by the Outdoor department of W.A.A.
Business office. The woman must fitI should not be overlooked in plan-
in with the general scenery of the ning one's week-end program.
i Orchesis, dancing club, opened its
office where she is placed; that is newly revised year's :program with a
her general appearance must coin- y ' o it
cide with her employer's idea of what decidedly succe'ssful initiation on
it shuld e. IWednesday night in Sarah Caswvell
it should be. Angell hall. It followed the simple
For instance, one very efficient and custom of Orchesis initiations in
experienced stenographer secured a custhe of remis i ans in
position in an office where she hap- which the new members danceinto
co nd t bethe circle of ol(d members waiting to
pened to be the only blonde. Every- receive them into the society.
one in the office was so cool to her in The alley record in bowling up to
spite of her efforts to succeed that it date is in the hands of Elsie Haus-
finally affected her work. In about child, '29Ed, who has made a 'score of
10 days she was told that the work
for which she had been hired was
completed and that her services were
no 'longer needed. Her employers TI A
were serious business men, but they TECA R
thought more of her appearance as DEPARTMENT 8
it harmonized with that of the other
women than they did of her efficiency. Lenses and Framesrmade
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Women's league bridge fleas
will be held today from 2
o'clock until 5 o'clock in every
organized house .pn campus. The
charge to play will be 75 cents
per person or $3 a table. All the
money is to go to the league
building fund. Women do not
have to play at their own house.
They -may buy their tickets at
their own house and play at any
1 other house on campus.


New furnishings costing about $500
were installed yesterday in the wom-
en's rest. room of Hill auditorium.
They included a davenport, couches,
rockers, chair's, rugs, and window cur-
tains, according to Irving . Truett-
nor, maintenance inspector for the
Buildings and Grounds department.
The old furniture has been moved to
the rest room in the laundry operated
by the department.
Mrs. Nellie Taylor Ross, governor
of Wyoming, states that co-education
is conducive of greater serious in-
terest in work than detrimental to
scholastic standards, because the high
grades of the women stimulate the
men to hold their own.
for all makes of
Rapid turnoTver, fresh stock insurega
best quality at a moderate price.
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One of the chief motivating in-
fluences of today, according to Robert
Frost, "our New England poet," who
has been visiting Ann Arbor $during
the past week, is fear, fear of all
"And the chief fear of all," he said,'
"is the fear of not being taken. The
fight for freedom is a pretence. We
want to be bound, to be captured by
sone great art. We are afraid lest
we will not be taken by. some com-
pelling ideal. We are afraid that
we won't want to do some one thing
so much that we will be willing to
sacrifice everything else to it."
And this fear, says the poet, dom-
inates all our lives. "Progress," he
said, "is being scared out of your-
'self forward. It is the result of the
fear of not achieving. I can remem-
ber the same fears I had when I was

a boy on campus. I have always
been afraid. It makes me tired when
people are afraid of fear."
All of human kind want to- be
happy, and it is Frost's belief that,
true happiness comes only from this
being completely captured by some
idea that requires expression. "And
men and women are both alike in:
this respect," he continued. "What
the woman really wants is to be cap-
tured by a man, to have a husband
and at home. She wants divorce least
of all. Her fear is that she won't be'
Robert Frost leaves today. "The
stay here this time has been so brief,"
he said, "that I air unable to do
many things I should have liked to
have done. I shall be going back to
the farm," he smiled. "My tripsj
from there are always short."


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