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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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M lD lRA UMOTIF
WILL BE FEATUREI
'T SOPH__CABARET
Booths With Canopies to Be Put
Along Walls; Will Offer
Fun-Makers for Sale.
WILL FURNISH DANCING
Choruses to Wear Modernistic,
Empress Eugenie And
Spanish Costumes.
Using the Mardi Gras as a theme
the decoration committee of th-
Sophomore Cabaret is converting
the League -ballroom into a stree
scene. Tables are to be placed
around the walls of the ballroom
leaving a space in the center clear
for dancing. Between the tables
and the wall there will be an aisle
representing a sidewalk. Street.
lights are to be installed and pen-
nants will be strung across to add
to the festive appearance of 'the
scene.
To Sell Fun-Makers.
Two booths, sponsored by the
Mardi Gras, with canopies like
those of shops will be placed along
the walls. Fun-makers of all kinds
are to be sold, and giant heads.
grotesquely painted, suggesting the
Mardi Gras pageahtry will be worn
by some of the entertainers in the
Cabaret.
No general scheme is to be car-
ried out in the costumes. Pink and
blue dresses in Empress Eugenie
style, overalls, modernistic tunics of
black and white, sailor suits, and
Spanish costumes are among those
to be worn by members of the var-
ious choruses.
Cover Charge of 10 Cents.
The Cabaret is to be given from
3:30 to 5:30 o'clock on Friday and
Saturday afternoons, from 8:30 to
1 o'clock on Friday evening, and
from 8:30 to 12 o'clock on Saturday
evening. There will be a cover
charge of ten cents in the after-
noons and of twenty-five cents in
the evenings. Anyone presenting a;
Mardi Gras luncheon or dinner
ticket will be admitted free of
charge. Guests are to be charged;
five cents a ticket for dancing.
Music will be furnished by the]
League orchestra.

ABBEY THEATRE PLAYERS ORGANIZE
ORIGINALLY AS AMATEUR COMPANY

GAUT 4 ?l'Of fERED ATHILETI"SSI

Dudley, Diggs, Leading Actor,
Once Used Leisure Time
for Dramatics.
"The Irish Players of The Abbey
Theatre, Dublin, came into being
largely as an amateur company
many years ago," stated Prof.
James M. O'Neill of the speech de-
partment in a recent interview. An
interesting story of them, which is
typical of the experience which
have produced the company, con-
cerns their first booking in London.
"When. they left Dublin to play
two nights in London shortly after
they came into existance, most of
the players were employed in stores
or offices in Dublin. The employer
of Dudley Diggs, thought it foolish
ior the young man to be wasting
its time in the theatre and refused
o give him permission to leave his
vork for the time necessary to go
to London, so he was forced to run
away. Now he is one of the fore-
most actors of the day."
Prof. O'Neill went on to tell of
LAURA J. LIBBEY'S
PLAYS DISCUSSED
Author Unsuccessful as Actress
and Newspaper Woman.
Louis Gold tells the story of Laura
Jean Libbey's life in an article writ-
ten for a recent issue of the Ameri-
can Mercury.
"Nearly a quarter of a century
ago when I was seventeen, I was
typist for a while for Laura Jean
Libbey and she dictated to me a
long series of plays and articles,"
says the author. "She was at the
time about 42 years old and in-
clined to stoutness. Her complexion
was florid, her nose aquiline, andr
her lips full' and firm. She carried
herself with dignity, and spoke in
a pleasant, unhesitating contralto
voice."
"Miss Libbey wrote her first ro-
mance when she was 17, in the ear-
ly eighties. The style of this first
book and of all the succeeding ones
was essentially the same, they
shoved the mentality of 17 and
were addressed mainly to an audi-
ence of the same age," affirmed the
author.
"She began writing plays after
her marriage," continued Louis
Gold.

an interesting critical comment
given the players by one of the
leading Pittsburgh papers. "Amer-
ica could easily spare Ireland some
of her skyscrapers," he said, "if she
had just one dramatic company
which equalled the Abbey Players."
"It is generally conceded that the
season which those players spent
here 18 or 20 years ago was the~
greatest single influence in giving
impetus to the growth of the Little
Theatre movement in this country,"
concluded Prof. O'Neill.
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/ines Are Worn in'
New Evening Modes
B. A. C., '34

Adelia Cheever.
Classes in Swimming, Basketball, Residents of Adelia Cheever had
Tapping, and Bowling Will as their house guests over the
Be Open. Thanksgiving week-end Miss Row-
____ ena Wiley of Chicago, Miss Sylvia
Because of a definite demand for Huxtable of Zeeland, and Miss
recreational activities by graduate Shephard of Grand Rapids.
women students, they are now in- Plans are now being made by the
vited to attend all the gym classes Adelia Cheever residents for the
that are being held for undergrad- Christmas dinner which is to be
uate women which are not full. held on Dec. 16 in honor of the
The classes which they may at- Board of Govern irs and the Deans.
tend are bowling, for 10 cents a A Christmas party is also being
string, held Tuesday, Thursday, and planned. The main feature of this
Friday, - swimming held Tuesday affair will be a play which is being
and Thursday at 7:30 o'clock, tap produced under the direction of
dancing, from Miss Ruth Hassinger Geraldine Huff, '32.
on Wednesday at 7:30 o'clock, re- Mosher Jordan.
ducing and gaining class on Wed- Residents of Mosher Jordan halls
nesday at 7:30 o'clock, intramural Will entertain at the regular week-
basketball, held every day but Wed- ly tea, which will be held in Jordan,
,ed It 4:15 o'clock, open class this afternoon.
held Wednesday at 7:30 o'clock, and Fall flowers will serve as decora-
outdoor classes held from 3 to 5 tions at the affair. Mrs. Palmer
o'clock on Monday and Friday. Christian will pour.
The women who will assist in
serving a r e Maretta Martinek,
NOTICE '35SM, Helen Young, '35, Betty
At 4 o'clock Delta Delta Delta, Drake, '35SM. Marion King, '32,
Kappa Kappa Gamma, Alpha Margaret M. Bray, '32, Bernadine
Epsilon Phi, Mosher Hall and Mentlikowski, '34, Helen Keyes,
Jordan Hall will meet for basket- grad., Helen Jackson, Margaret J.
ball practice in Barbour gymna- Kimball, '34SM, Kathryn Kirn, '34,
sium. At 5 o'clock Adelia Chee- Harriet C. Oleksinch, '35, and Mil-
vcr, Sigma Kappa, Phi Sigma dred L. Chadwick, '35.
Sigma, and I(ppa Alpha Theta Betsy Barbour.
will practice. Mrs. Gerrit J. Diekema, social di-
rector of Betsy Barbour, will give
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Evening dresses grow consistent-
ly more lovely as the season pro-
gresses. The new tones in icy blue,
pink, and green satins are unusual-
ly attractive. They have a cold
sparkling appearance that one
might almost imagine that he werea
seeing them through ice crystals.
However, for the women who pre-
fer the darker shades, the new
wines, the ever popular regal pur-
ple, and the new unusual grape;
tones are extremely attractive. Wef
recently saw a most practical as
well as a most charming gown
which might be used either for for-
mal or informal wear. The dress
itself was of extreme simplicity withI
a plain low bodice, and a very long
clinging skirt. Yes, it was velvet.
And the surprising part of it was
the little jacket with the stitched,
stand-up collar of the type that
one might feature Queen Elizabeth
as wearing.
Then there was another one of
clinging soft chiffon which started
out to be a deep rust, and gradu-
ally varying through all the shades
of orange, terminated in a very pale
yellow. The dress was without orna-
ment except for the very low cowl
neckline.
And as for evening wraps, we
never saw anything more exquisite
than one of black velvet which just!
cleared the floor. It had a surpris-
ing yoke of cream velvet which was
trimmed with a blue-black fox fur,
which might also be worn as a close
fitting collar.

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Called Me
Tightwad

B U T when I shoved
friend husband my
Christmas club check, he
quickly changed it to "Miss
Thrifty." Being a tightwad
to the tune of $1 a week is
great when ray bank hands
me a nice check at Christ-

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