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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Spring Styles For Men Fe(
Unique Patterns, More

'Hedda Gabier'
Opes Before A
Colorful House
Campus Celebrities And
Faculty Members Attend
Special Preview
A gala company of Ann Arbor ce-
lebrities and near celebrities watched
the trials and tribulations of Hedda
Gabler at the preview of Play Pro-
duction's presentation of Ibsen's play
last night at the Mimes Theatre.
Dean Alice Lloyd, Jeannette Perry,
assistant dean of women, and Dr.
H. E. Schultz were present, and the
0. J. Campbells, en famille, with
daughter Emily wearing a smart
combination of brown and grey. The
League trio represented by Ethel Mc-
Cormick, Alta Atkinson and Emily
White were present and Dean W. R.
Humphrey and Mrs. Humphrey,
seated close by, seemed to be enjoy-
ing themselves greatly.
During intermissions we caught
glimpses of Dr. R. J. Saunders of the
philosophy department and Prof.
G. E. Densmore of the speech de-
partment enjoying a between act
cigarette. Prof. C. L. Meader of the
general linguistic department, and
Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Lincoln of the
Spanish department, R. J. Nelson of
the English department, Prof. T. S.
Vander Vort of the German depart-
ment, Eric Walters of the English de-
partment, Mrs. Walters, and Mr.
Charles R. Knudson of the French
department were other faculty mem-
bers noticed.
Those prominent in campus circles
who attended were Francis Manches-
ter, chairman of this year's J. G. P.,
wearing a long flowing powder blue
crepe; Ann Verner of Comedy Club
in an exotic gown of figured crepe
with an odd decollete in back that
formed a very short jacket covering
the shoulders but leaving the waist
bare, and Myrtle Cooper in a well-
fitting frock of black satin.
Billie Johnson of Comedy Club and
Harry Allen, '33A, prominent in dra-
matic circles, were both there. Others
we noticed from Comedy Club were
Isabel Bonicave, '34, in a quaint for-
mal of old rose taffeta featuring a'
tiny ruffled cape; Robert Hogg, '34;
Dorothy Dishman, 535, in powder
blue crepe with a tiny turbin of the
same material, and Ann Evans, '34,
in a flowing crepe formal.
Blue seemed a favorite color last
night. One notable frock in pale blue
satin was banded at the hips and at
the shoulders with brown sable, while
a royal blue crepe formal was set off
to good advantage by gold sequins
encircling the shoulders. A Sunday
night frock in powder blue crepe had
a top of velvet fastening down the
front with rhinestone buttons.
A clever treatment of the popular
mousseline de soie was noticed on
a pale pink frock of flat crepe. The
organdy-like material was gathered
in large ruffles overthe shoulders.
An inverted V-shaped decolletage
on a white crepe frock trimmed with
rhinestone and a hunters green
model with thin straps of brown satin
and an oblong decollete were two ef-
fective gowns. -The ostrich feather
motif was well carried out on a lip-
stick red gown with the fluffy feath-
ers bordering the neckline and back.
Glee Club Sings At
Jordan Hall Tea

Members Of Last Year's Junor Play,.No Wan's Land

Debate Squad
Wins Decision
At Ohio State
Women Uphold Negative
View On Federal Radio
Commission Question
The negative team of Michigan's
women's debate squad won the de-
bate held with Ohio State Tuesday
night in the University Hall audi-
torium at Columbus.
Michigan's team consisting of
Gladys Baker, '33, Ethel Howard,
'35, and Alice Gilbert, '33 debated
the negative side of the question,
"Resolved, That the Federal Radio
Commission Should be empowered
to organize all rac(Io broadcasting.
stations into a single, monopolistic
concern under federal control."
The decision was given by Howard
Higgins of Miami University, who
acted as critic judge.
This debate with Ohio State is the
last major debate of the season for
the women's team.
The season concluded Tuesday
night was to have included a debate
with the University of Indiana, how-
ever that University was forced to
forefit its decision to Michigan be-
cause of lack of funds to sponsor a
trip to Ann Arbor.
However, a debate with Northwest-
ern was arranged for the affirma-
tive team, and they met the North-
western negative team at Elkhart,

By CARELTON MASON, JR.,
Hints of spring in the air are al-1
ready bringing men out of mourning
as far as their dress is concerned. Al
though spring itself is really some
distance away as yet, this is the time
to think of what one is going to wear
on campus, tea-dancing afternoons,
playing golf and tennis, and just
knocking around.
Spring offerings of clothing houses
are something to gladden the heart
of any man who has been weighed
down all winter by the solemnity ofr
the things he has been forced to
wear.
Even suitings reflect the general'
trend toward dress that is more
colorful, as well as more comfortable.
Unfinished worsteds see mto occupy
the center of the stage for this sea-
son. They are distinctive in many
ways, for they come in soft shades
that are necessary to properly bring
out the prevailing patterns. Also
they lack the stiffness that has been
characteristic of men's suits in the
past. This is made possible by more
careful tailoring which gives a fin-
ished product that is lighter, softer,
and consequently much more com-
fortable.
Checks, plaids, and chalk stripes
seem to be the most widely favored
Ind., halfway point between the two
colleges. This debate was not a suc-
cessful one for Michigan since they
lost the decision by a vote of the
high school audience.
During the season, several minor
debates were held with Albion Col-
lege, Michigan State Normal at Ypsi-
lanti, and the Michigan State Col-
lege. Floyd K. Riley, instructor in the
speech department is coach of the
team.

patterns this spring. They are be
in sport suits because one who po
sesses such a suit then has the ba
for a number of good combinatio:
The trousers can be worn with spo
jackets as one ensemble and the cc
with various odd trousers to for
still others.
Argyle hose are continuing th
great popularity among young me
They are now available in even mc
brilliant pastel shades than befo
thus following the general trei
Wool ties continue to be the mo
popular neckwear. At present tl
are becoming larger and in
throughly adapted to spring wear.
Whpere To Go
Motion Pictures: Michigan: "S
1 ver Dollar;" Majestic, "Heritage
the Desert;" Wuerth, "Street
Women."
Plays: "Hedda Gabler." 8:30 p.
Laboratory Theatre.
Exhibits: Student art exchang
Hostess Room, League; Persian A
chitecture photographs, Architect.
Building; Fine printing, General L
brary; Leather book bindings, W
nam Clements Library.
Athletic Events: Swimming me
4:05 p. m., Michigan vs. Michig
State, Intramural pool; Fenci
match, Michigan vs. University
Detroit, 7:30 p. n., Intramural Bull
ing; State A. A. U. track meet, 7:
p.i m., Yost Field IHouse; Freshm.
hockey game, 6:30 p. in., Arena.
Dances: Tea dancing, 3 to 5 p. n
League grill; dancing, 9 p. in.
10:30 p. m., League grill.

With the class of '34 busy practising for the oncoming Junior Girls' play, members of the senior class
revive memories of the gay choruses and songs which feztured their play. Above are two comedy teams of
last year's play, No Man's Land, including Parrish Riker and Alice Boder, and Betty Van Horn and Vinselle
Bartlett as the dancing team.

Sororities Plan
Dinners, Dances
For This Week

Zeta Phi Eta

A new heavy weave jersey, which
is named dersalissyl, is said by de-
signers to be as elastic as a rubber
band, and yet the fabric does not
stretch out of shape.

Many. Sorority Women
Leave For Holiday At
Homes, With Friends
Many of the, sorority women are
taking advantage of the holidayto
return to their homes for brief visits,
or to visit with friends. Alpha Omi-
cron Pi entertained with a "hard-
times" party and Alpha Xi Delta
plans a formal for Friday. Rushing1
dinners are continued..
Kappa Kappa Gammna entertained
three guests at a rushing dinner
Tuesday evening. The table decora-
tions were rose-bud center-pieces and
white tapers.
KAPPA ALPHA THETA
Kappa Alpha Theta gave, a rush-
ing dinner Tuesday, at which Mrs.
Robert Sinclair of Detroit and Mrs.
Howard Holmes of Chelsea were
guests. The table decorations con-
sisted of yellow tapers and spring
dowers.
Jean Seeley, '36, is in charge of
a formal dance the house is giving
Saturday evening. Chaperons are Mr.
and Mrs A. H. Highley, of Ann Arbor,
and Mrs. Franklin Moore, house-
mother.
ALPHA XI DELTA
The annual formal "rose dance" is
to take place Friday night at the
Alpha Xi Delta house. Music will be
furnished by Al Cowan and his or-
chestra, and supper will be served
at midnight. The chaperons are to
ae Mrs. Myrtle Moore, house mother;
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Denne and Mr.
and Mrs. A. C. Lyons all of Detroit.
Three guests were entertained at
a rushing dinner Tuesday night;
last night six guests were present.
Tables were decorated with red,
white, and blue in honor of Wash-
ington's Birthday.
ALPHA OiV RICON PI
Thirty couples attended the Alpha
Omicron Pi "hard times" party Tues-
day night. Decorations were in keep-
ing with the depression spirit, anda
guests and hostesses dressed for the
occasion. Light refreshments, con-
sisting of sandwiches, coffee and
doughnuts were served. Max W.
Crosman, '35, played the music for
dancing.
The chaperons were sorority house
mothers: Mrs. C. F. Behymer, Mrs.:
Maud C. Thompson, Mrs. Agnes
Clark, and Mrs. Eva Ancerson. Jean
Mitchell, '33, was chairman of the

T Give Plays
For Children
Zeta Phi Eta is giving the second
in a series of plays for the children
of Ann Arbor, Saturday at 10 a. m.
in the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
The society has undertaken this
project because the members felt
that there was a definite need for
worthwhile children's entertainment.
At the present it is the only organi-
zation in the city doing this type of
work.
The two plays to be presented are:
"Siz Who Pass While the Lentils
Boiled,", and "Sir David Wears ,a
Crown." Each is a one-act play, but
the two fit together as a complete
production. The costumes are to be
modern throughout. The plays are
very fantastic and can be enjoyed by
anyone, although the plots appeal
primarily to children. The settings
are effective but simple.
The cast of characters is as fol-
lows: Little Boy, Virginia Frink, '35;
Queen, Eleanor Chase, '35; Mime,
Lucy Wadsworth, '33; Milkmaid, Vir-
ginia McComb, '33; Ballad Singer,
Evelyn Wolford, '33; Blind Man,
Reta Peterson, '35; Headsman, Billie
Griffiths, '33; You, Frances Thorn-
ton, '33. These appear in both plays
and in addition in the second one
there are: Soldiery, Mary Helen Mc-
Intosh, '34; Population, Eleanor
Dwinnel, '33; Mother, Lenore LeGen-
dre, '34; King, Ethel Howard, '35;
King's Great Aunt, Eleanor Gilmore,
'33, who is also the director. The part
of the Prologue before each play is
taken by Marabel Smith, '34.
Garden Section To Give
Tea For Club At League
The garden section of the Faculty
Women's Club will have charge of
the tea to be given for the entire
membership of the organization at
3 p. m. today in the Ethel Fountain
IHussey Room of the League.
Mrs. Frederick G. Novy, Mrs. Clar-
ence T. Johnston, Miss Sophia Gom-
berg and Mrs. Herbert J. Goulding
will preside at the tea table. In place
of the usual lecture there will be a
novel display of floral arrangements.
of a rushing dinner to be given for
14 guests tonight at Theta Phi Al-
pha. Tapers, flowers, decorations will
carry this seasonial idea. Eleanor
Blum, '35, is chairman 'for the affair

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The presentation of a group of
songs at the weekly tea to be held
by Jordan Hall at 4:30 p. m. today,
by the Freshman Girls Glee Club
under the direction of Gwendolyn T.
Zoller, '32SM, marks the first public
appearance of this organization,
which is a training club for the Uni-
versity Girls' Glee Club.
The program to be sung includes
the following songs: "Out in My Old
Town Canoe," with verse by the trio,
"Bluebook Man," verse by Treasure
N. Haley, '36SM, a group of three
numbers: "Little Coon's Prayer,"
"Advice" and "Chinese Flower Fete."
The club announces a new accom-
panist, Jean E. Hoover, '36SM.
Members of the trio are: first so-
prano, Mildred Stroup, '36SM; sec-
ond soprano, Jean A. Seeley, '36;
alto, Edith M. Forsythe, '36.

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ALPHA CHII OMEGA
Catherine Moule, '35, took advant-
age of the holiday and spent the day
in Detroit. Roberta H. Dillman, '34,
Dorothy K. Smith, '33, and Con-
stance V. Beery, '33, are planning to
spend the week-end at their respec-
tive homes in Detroit.
THETA PHI ALPHA .

with Margaret Phalan. '35, as her as-
sistant.
Assisting Mrs. Maud Cushman
Thompson, house mother, as hos-
tesses, are Mrs. Frank DeVine, and
Mrs. Allan F. Sherzer patronesses.
Town alumnae invited to be pres-
ent at the dinner are: Julia Mae
Conlin, '29, Josephine Wedemyer,I
Mary Wedemyer, Grad., and Mary

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