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E1AY, MARCH 24, 1931



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Conference to be..Held in Ann
Arbor in Women's Athletic
Delegates Fropn Other Colleges
Will Address Members on
Varied Subjects.
Directors of Physical education
for women in college and univer-
sities of the Middle West will hold
a' conference in Ann Arbor on
March 30 and 31. All meetings are
to be held in the Women's Athletic
building. A large number is expect-
ed to attend, iearly two hundred
reservations having been made al-
The program will open Monday
morning, March 30, with registra-
tion at 9 o'clock followed by an
opening address by Miss Alice Lloyd,
Dean of Women. The next hour, a
lecture on "Character Education in
Physical .Education" will be given
by Dr. Frank Lloyd, Associate Pro-
fessor of Education in New York
.uniyersity, and at the same time a
discussion group will be led. by Dr.
W. Clark Trow, Professor of educa-
tion' in the University of Michigan.
Chemistry Professor to Speak.
Dr. Howard Lewis, Professor of
physiological chemistry, of the Uni-
verslty of Michigan, will talk on
"The Physiological Effect of Liglit"
the following period, and during
the same hoir Dr: Willis Peck of
the physical. therapy department
will' head a discussion group.
In the afternoon Miss Ruth Glas-
sow of the University of Wisconsin
will' lecture on' "A Study of the
Principles of Body Movement," and
Miss Ethel McCormick, assistant
professor of physical education at
the University of Michigan will talk'
on "An Experiment in Recreation."
The afternoon discussion groups'
will be led by Dr. Mabel Rugen of,
the University of Michigan and Miss'
Helen Hazelton of Purdue univer-
Rhythm Work to Be Illustrated..
Miss Emily White of the physical
education department of the' Uni-1
versity is in charge of a demonstra-
tion of rhythm work which will be
a feature of the afternoon.,
Monday evening a banquet will
be held in the Women's League1
building at which Dr. Merle Coulter
of the University of Chicago will be'
the speaker.
On Tuesday Dr. Clifford Brownell1
of Teachers' College, Columbia, Miss1
Lydia Clark of Ohio State univer-X
sity, Dr. Arthur Steinhaus of the
Y. M. C. A. College of Chicago, Miss
Elizabeth Abbott of Northwestern
university, Dr. Laurence B. Cheno-
weth of the University of Cincin-
nati, and Dr. Gertrude Moulton of
Oberlin college will comprise the
Union Dance to Honor'
J.G.P. Cast,_Committee
All the members of the cast and
conmittee for the Junior Girls'
Play are to be guests of honor at
the regular Saturday night dance I
at the Union on Saturday 28. Invi-R
tations have been sent to the forty-£
five women participating in this1
year's production.c
Special entertainment in honor<
of these women will include orches-
trations of hit numbers from "Camer
the Dawn" and from plays of for-c
mer years.1


Sorority Takes in Thirteen New
Members at Ceremonies.
Beta Kappa Rho neid its initia-
tion services Sunday afternoon at
five o'clock in the Michigan League
chapel. Thirteen new members were
initiated at this time: Helen Latta,
'34; Iris Becher, '34; Marian Anger-
er, '34; Lowena Crawford, '33; Olga
Kemeny, '32, Ethel Johnston, '33;
Frances Butler, '34; B e a t r i c e
Schmitt, '33; Lora O'Harrow, '33;
Eva Jahr, '31; Phylis Jackson, '33;
Ernestine Dickinson, '32 Ed; and
Vi-ginia Hess, '34.
Pink roses, the Beta Kappa Rho
flower, and white candles were used
for decorations. Music was played
throughout the service. A large
group of alumnae and active mem-
bers were present. After the initia-
tion ceremony, supper was served
In the Cave by two patronesses, Miss
Fredericka Gillette and Mrs. Frank-
lin Shull. Other patronesses at the
service were Mrs. Byrl Bacher, As-
sistant Dean of Women, and Mrs.
Rene Talamon.
Intramural Competition Nears
Close; Trophy Will Go
to Winning House.
For the first time, an intramural
cup will be awarded for the campus
swimming championship. The cup
will be awarded this year to the
house which wins the meet to be
held next Tuesday night, March 31,
in the Union pool.
The method of awarding the cup
will be the same that is used in re-
gard to the basketball and hockey
cups, the house winning it for three
successive years being allowed to
keep it.
The last two preliminary meets
will be held at 7:15 o'clock tonight
and Thursday night. In the final
meet there will be six events, the
crawl, side-stroke, r a c i n g-b a c k
stroke, breast-stroke, diving and
the relay. The points will be dis-
tributed as follows; for the relay 8
points will be given for first place,
6 for second place, 4 for third place
and 2 for fourth place. There will
be four people'in the relay, and it
is not necessary to try out for a
The points for the other events
will be awarded on a similar basis,
5 points for first place, 3 for second
place, 2 for third place and one for
fourth place. A student may enter
only two events besides the relay
and diving contest.
Students who have questions con-
cerning membership in the Wo-
men's Athletic association or who
have earned the five points requi-
site to membership and wish to
have them recorded can see the
Membership committee after three
o'clock this afternoon in the W.A.A.
office on the main floor of the
League building.
Any woman student may become
an active member of W. A. A. by
earning five W. A. A. points and
paying the membership fee of one
dollar. W. A. A. points may bei
earned by participation in most
outdoor sports, by membership on
an interclass or intramural team,
or by attending W. A. A. outdoor

off the Face Brims
SELECT CHAIRMEN With Much Varietyi
By Anne Tobin
UNiRO rLA( Gilbert and Sullivan might have
been thinking of the latest vogue
mnfeminine chapeaux when they
Ruth Van Tuy, '31, to Preide wrote their dittie, "The Flowers
That Grow in the Spring," for hats
at Meeting of Class to are certainly blossoming forth this
be Held Today. season. Even the innocent lassie
who doesn't know her comic opera,
carl lisp forth' "Mother, Mother,
ALLOW NO CAUCUSING Mother, Pin a Rose on Me," and be
in the swing of chic style.
Noi s MThe off-the-face brims that are
Nominations Made by League!shown give space and excuse for a
Board May be Added to row of becoming gardenias which
From Floor. brighten up any spring costume
and are equally smart for a tailored
F com-suit or a feminine "Sunday night"
Five members of the central mdress (which, with special permis-
mittee for the 1931 Junior Girls' sion, can be worn on Friday and
Play will be elected when the soph- Saturday, too). A little Spanish in
omore women meet at 4 o'clock to- their effect, these new hats are
day in the Lydia Mendelssohn thea- flattering. Vogue says "up on the
tre at the League building. This right eye, down on the left," and
staff is the nucleus for the organ- these hats follow the hint with a
ization of the play, and will ap- cock-sureness that puts one imme-'
point the other chairmen later this diately at home under their new
spring and in the fall. brims.
League Board Proposes Names. - Birds of a feather flock also to
Nominations for the different the new shallow crowned styles,
positions have been made by the appearing in forms varying from a
class representatives on the League single touch to a whole bird's head,
board, and may be supplemented by nodding "Cookoo!" to wonderous
further nominations from the floor bystanders. Hair, which has been
at the meeting itself. Catherine so carefully hidden for a few past
Heeson, Helen. DeWitt, and Jean seasons, is back, not in riotous
Botsford were the members of this abundance, but in an att1active
committee. high forehead hairline showing un-
The names which were submitted der shallow crowns.(
consist of the following; for general So, there are many varieties tol
chairman, Mary Barnett and Bar- pick from this spring when one is
bara Braun; assistant chairman, choosing a hat, and even if one
Margaret O'Brien and Janet Allen.' isn't of the very blossoming type,
business manager, Jane Fecheimer she can at least sport a feather in

Actresses Need Good Looks and which is necessary. In America,
Sense of Humor to Fill now one can never tell a Yale man
MotRolefrom a common man (a laborer or
ost Roles. machinist, you know), so I would-
By -M - 0n't think it so important here."
By M O.B. 33.Need Sense of Humnor.
Mr. A. E. Matthews, leading manj NeedlSense quiredmor.
with Miss Grace George, barely es- About all that is required Of an
capes the category of a typical actress is that she be pretty, in-
English gentleman by flaunting a telligent, and have the most saving
most disconcerting sense of humor. grace of a sense of humor. How-
His complexion is ruddy, his tailor- ever, most women, and men too, for
ing is faultless, if somewhat unres- that matter, feel that if they start
trained, and he indulges in the An- in acting Monday night, they should
glo-Saxon custom of c o in i n g have achieved fame by Tuesday.
straight to the point. Once in a while, where the part
Early Years Important. itself is unusual, this happens, and
E y at then the aspiring young actor finds
"College education as a prepara-* himself or herself in less advari-
tion for the stage?" he echoed, en= tageous situation than before, as
sconsing himself gingerly in front perfectly fitting parts do not grow
of a barrier of cold cream jars and on trees."
grease paint. "I should say that Mr. Matthews probed the depths
those formulative years between of the muddle on the dressing table,
eighteen and twenty-two could and emerged triumpantly with a
well be spent on the stage itself package of cigarettes. "My biggest
rather than in academic pursuits. and final point in advice to those
They are most important years, with stage ambitions can be stated
when the young actor can learn tersely in one word," he concluded,
much more by acting in earnest "and that word is 'Don't.'"
than in any amateur acting which
college might give him."
"Of course education is essential Meeting of Dramatic
to good acting," he went on, insert- Club Held in League
ing a sombre blue and red tie into ______
a neat blue and white collar. "I Last night at the League build-
think it is even more so in England ing, the Drama Section of the Fac-
than in America, for varsity edu- ulty Women's club were entertained
cation (Cambridge or Oxford, you by Mrs. Basil Edwards group.
know,) gives a man a certain stamp

for the contest. Athena won theIe
debates in the years 1927, '28, '29
I and last year Zeta Phi Eta receivec
a favorable decision.

and Reta Pearl MacOmber; chair-
man of properties, Margret Scher-
mack and. Clara Grace Peck; and
chairman of program, Vinselle Bart-
lett and Margaret Keal.
Former Plays to be Discussed.
Ruth Van Tuyl, '31, as chairman
of the Judiciary council, will pre-
side at the meeting, and Dean Alice
Lloyd will also be present. Emily
Bates, '32, general chairman of this
year's play, will discuss the chief
problems of the production, and the
duties of the chairmen.
Caucusing will result in severe
disciplinary measures by the Judi-
ciary counpil in addition to elimi-
nation from the privilege of office
holding and voting. This rule will
be strictly enforced, according to
SMiss Van Tuyl.
Faculty Women's Club
Will Present Program
Presentation of several one-act
plays will make up the program for
the meeting of the Play-Reading
section of the Faculty Women's club
which will be held at 2:30 this aft-
ernoon in the League building.
Mrs. Harold Bitten will be chair-
man of the program. The six host-
esses will be the Mrs. W. F. Rams-
dell, Mrs. Ransom Hawley, Mrs.
Harry Bouchard, Mrs. Preston Slos-
son, Mrs. Samuel Graham, and Mrs.
Donald Matthews.

ner cap.
All league house members plan-'
ning to enter the swimming meet.
are asked to report at 7:15 o'clock
tonight at the Union pool to have
their times taken.;
The fencing class will meet at
7:30 o'clock tonight in Barbour
gymnasium under the instruction
pf John Johnstone, varsity fencing
Beginning riding students will
ride at 7:30 o'clock tonight in the
indoor riding ring at the Fair-
grounds. Instruction will be given
to those who wish it. Experienced
riders will ride at the same hour
on Thursday night. Those who wish
to attend the rides should sign their
names on the bulletin board in
Barbour gymnasium.
The open-hour dancing class will
meet at 7:30 o'clock tomorrow night
in Sarah Caswell Angell hall. Miss
Emily White will be in charge of
the group. This class is organized
for those interested in dancing as
an extra-curricular activity.

Katherine Ferrin, '32, to Have
Charge of Annual Party.
Foliowing tradition, members of
Wyvern are giving their annual
party for Senior Society and Mor-
tarboard tomorrow night.
Katharine Ferrin, '32, is in charge
of the affair which will be held at
the Playhouse. The evening will be
spent in playing such games as
ping-pong and indoor golf, after
which refreshments will be served.
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of twenty years' careful building.
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