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wel Themes

Mark Parties
At Sororities

Halloween and Hard Time
Parties Entertain Guests
at Rushing Dinners
Original decorative schemes are
being employed by the various houses
for the rushing dinners this week.
Although the new Panhellenic ruling
requiring utmost simplicity is being
enforced this year, novel ideas are
not lacking, and many attractive
parties have been planned.
Alpha Xi Delta
Novel ideas have featured the Al-
pha Xi Delta rushing dinners this
week. Effective color combination
was used in the Monday dinner
which featured the Hallowe'en mo-
tif. Pumpkins were used as center-
pieces, and black tapers added a con-
trasting note. 'Last night a cat din-
ner was given, miniature kittens and
pink tapers forming the centerpieces.
Tonight a hard times dinner is
planned. Tapers of odd lengths will
be used, and newspaper clippings will
serve as place cards.
Alpha Chi Omega
The Alpha Chi Omegas are hold-
ing a Dutch dinner tonight under the
direction of Roberta Dellman. The
menu ',will be entirely Dutch and
decorations will consist of fall flow-
ers and yellow tapers.
Tomorrow night there will be a
cabaret with Betty Lyon in charge.
The color scheme will be in red and
black with red roses and fall flow-
ers and black tapers.
Alpha Delta Pi
Gold and green was the color com-
bination used by Helen Olson of the
Alpha Delta Pi sorority for dinner
last night. This scheme was car-
ried out in the choice of flowers,
place-cards, and candles.
Alpha Gamma Delta
Mrs. Grace Koepel and Miss Flor-
ence Plymale of Detroit, and Miss
Helen Chapin and Miss Josephine
Compton of Ann Arbor will be pres-
ent at the dinner to be given to-
night by the Alpha Gamma Delta
sorority. The table decorations will
be pink roses and green tapers.
Alpha Epsilon Phi
Alpha Epsilon Phi entertained 20
rushees at dinner last night from 6
to 8 p. m. Simple decorations were
carried out in yellow and green. A
similar number will be entertained
tonight at another informal dinner.
Chi Omega
-,To announce the arrival of Hal-
lowe'en, a clever setting was car-
ried out in the table decorations at
the rushing dinner given last eve-
ning at the Chi Omega sorority
house. Grotesque faces peered from
the center of each of the four tables
in the dining room, and greeted the
guests with disarming grimaces as
they entered. The grinning mouths
were illuminated with eerie yellow
Collegiate Sorosis
'Collegiate Sorosis used orange and
yellow flowers, yellow tapers, and
yellow linen for attractive decora-
tions at last night's dinner. Mar-
garet Allen, '34, was in charge of
the affair.
Mary Sabin, '35, will use autumn
flowers to arorn the table on Thurs-
day night.
Delta Gamma
Delta Gamma used fall wreaths
and flowers for decorations at dinner
last night. The center-piece decora-
tion consisted of a pumpkin sur-
rounded by red-fall leaves flanked
by orange tapers.
Tonight, the sorority are having
a German dinner with German hos-
tesses and table decorations of steins
and pretzels. The placecards are to
be written in German script.
Delta Zeta
A cabaret dinner will be served at
the Delta Zeta sorority tonight at
small tables with table decorations
in fall flowers.
A rain or shine dinner will be held
tomorrow night with novel decora-

tions. Vari-colored umbrellas at the
tables and artificial rain-drops.
There will also be flowers fastened
on the umbrellas to give the fall
shades in the color scheme. Mrs.
Lucille Cooks, Province Director, of
Cleveland, and Mrs. Margaret Day-
kin also of Cleveland will .be guests
of the Sorority for the rushing sea-
Gav ma Phi Beta
Gamma Phi Beta sorority enter-
tained its guests at a buffet dinner
last night. The decorations were

carried out in shades of brown and
yellow with zenias and snap-drag-
Tonight the sorority is having a
progressive dinner. The color scheme
is to be carried out in black and
white with white flowers in black
bowls, black tapers, and domino
place-cards. Miss Linda Eberbach
was a guest of the sorority.
Kappa Alpha Theta
Kappa Alpha Theta entertained at
dinner last night. Among the guests
were Margaret Seaman, '27, of De-
troit; Mary Mullen, '32, Marian Wid-
man, '30, Mrs. Robert Sinclair, Es-
telle Holp, '32, Dorothy Brown, '32,
all of Detroit; also Agnes Davis, '32,
of Indianapolis, Ind., and Eliza Pow-
ell, '31, of Ann Arbor.
Mary Stirling, '35, used autumn
leaves and fruit, charmingly ar-
ranged, as the center-piece.
Kappa Delta
Ella May Broome, '35, arranged
an attractive dinner for Kappa Delta
last night. A black and white ef-
fect was carried out in white astors
and tapers in black holders. The
highnote of the decorations was the
unusual placecards which were sil-
houettes of college girls waving pen-
Red and white will be used tonight
with sailboats for a motif. Martha
McIntosh, '34, is in charge of the
Bettina Rightmire of Detroit will
be among the guests.
Kappa Kappa Gamma
Maurine Knox, '32, of Richmond,
Indiana, Pauline Bowie, '32, of Mt.
Clemens, and Katherine Ferrin, '32,
of Mt. Clemens, were guests at the
Kappa Kappa Gamma house this
Baby mums of yellow and bronze
hues and ivory tapers were used at
the rushing dinner held at the house
last night.
Phi Sigma Sigma
Phi Sigma Sigma held a formal
initiation for Lillian Fine, '35, of
Youngstown, Ohio, and Helen Green-
wald, '33, of Chicago, Illinois, Fri-
day, Sept. 23, which was followed by
a dinner.
An informal dinner was held last
night for rushees. Decorations were
carried out in blue and yellow and
fall flowers which were donated were
used. There were about fifteen guests.
A cimilar number will be entertained
tonight at another dinner.
Sigma Kappa,
The Sigma Kappa Sorority will
entertain its guests this evening at
a Radio Dinner. The centerpiece
decoration will be radios and the ra-
dio motif will be carried out on the
place cards. Other table decorations
will be red roses with black tapers.
Tomorrow night the dinner will be
Oriental with decorations in the
same key.
Theta Phi Alpha
Mrs. George Burke, patroness, was
guest of honor at Theta Phi Alpha's
rushing dinner Tuesday evening.
The decoration scheme of crimson
and white was carried out in tapers
and roses.
Alumnae guests who attended were
Marian Ferency, '31, Ann Robb, '30,
Mrs. Roy Batie, '31, Mrs. Paul Ryan,
Zeta Tau Alpha
The Zeta Tau Alpha sorority will
entertain its guests at a French ca-
baret dinner tonight. The dinner
will be served cabaret style at small
tables with red and white checkered
table cloths and the decorations will
be carried out with red roses and
white tapers. The place cards are
to be small French flags stuck in
red gum-drops and the menus will
be entirely in French.
League Social
Direc'tor Plans

A new program of social activities
in the League Building has been an-
nounced by Miss Ethel McCormick,
social director of the League.
Tea dancing from 3 to 5 p. m.
every day in the Grill is the main
feature of the program. There will
also be supper dancing from 8 to 10
p. m. on Wednesday nights. As was
announced the game room is now
open and both men and women may
participate in the playing of bil-
liards, pool, dominoes, checkers and
card games. A ping pong table will
also be placed in the concourse. The
radio has been moved to the second
floor and may be used by anyone.

Houses Ready
For Opening
Fall Parties

Dances for
cial Season


of So-

150 Freshmen
Attend Annual
Fete at Union
Brumm Addresses First
Year Men at Banquet;
Yost, Kipke Speak
The first official meeting of the
class of 1936, the Freshman Ban-
quet, which is annually held at the
Union, drew more than 150 first year
men last night who heard faculty
and campus leaders welcome them
to the University.
Prof. John L. Brumm of the jour-

with the Michiganensian, Gargoyle,
and The Daily.
John Huss, recording secretary of
The Union, was the toastmaster at
the banquet.
He stated that the purpose of the
banquet wastoacquaint further the
entering students with the Union
equipment and functions and to al-
low them to meet leaders in various
phases of University extra-curricula

More fraternity parties, both for-
mal and informal, are appearing on
the social calendar every day. Both
the Princeton and Northwestern
game week-ends are particularly
popular, many houses planning to
entertain returning alumni at dances.
Among the alumni returning to


the Alpha Rho Chi house last week- nalism department, was the princi-
end were Herbert E. Wilson, '31, of pal sneaker on the program. He
Windsor, Harper Fowley, '29A, De- urged freshmen to develop them-
troit, Willoughby Ralston, '28A, De- selves for later life while attending
troit, Frederick W. Fuger, '31, Grosse the University.
Pointe, and Lyle K. Sisler, '32A, of "In order to get away from the
Detroit. The house is planning a boredom of living," Professor Brumm
formal dance for the night of the said, "it is necessary for everyone to
Princeton game, do more than just his regular work."
A large number of alums returned He said that organized play, day
to the Alpha Tau Omega house last dreaming and enjoyment from the
Friday and Saturday, i n c 1u d i n g arts were methods that were em-
James Taylor, '26, Detroit, Carl ployed by truly happy people to es-
Brandt, '10, of Detroit, William Mc- cape from the routine of regular
Gregor, '10, Willard Cornelius, '06, living.
Clarence Wilcox, '05, and Ben Lyon, Coach Harry Kipke was also a
'19, all of Detroit, Wesley Shott, '26,
of Mt. Clemens, Ralph Smoot, '29, of speaker at the banquet. He said
Wheeling, W. Va., Everill Plank, '31, predictions about the outcome of
Jamestown, N. Y., Howard Baldock, the football game with Michigan
'32, of Canton, O., Charles Sanford; State on Saturday, he was certain
'32, also of Canton, William Worboys, that the team was doing its utmost
'32, of Towel, Carl Marty, '32, of to get into condition.
Huntsville, Pa., Patrick Nertney, '22,
of Detroit, and Carl Schneider, '30, "A defeat for Michigan in the
of Detroit. A pledge formal is sched- game Saturday," Kipke said, "might
uled for sometime in the near future. have a good effect on the squad, do-
The Lambda Chi Alphas were hosts ing the same thing that the beating
to David Wilcox, '32, and Charles from Ohio State last year accom-
Wilcox, '32, of Grand Rapids, David plished."
Nichol, '32, of Ann Arbor, and Milton Coach Fielding H. Yost welcomed
Smith, '32, of Detroit. The Lambda the freshmen and explained the or-
Chis will have an informal dance the ganization of athletics at the Uni-
night before the Northwestern game. versity.
The Phi Kappa Psi house enter- Ivan Williamson, '33, football cap-
tained T. K. Wright, '86, on Sunday. tain, told the members of the class
Mr. Wright is visiting' with Dean of 1936 that he believed the team
John R. Effinger and Mrs. Effinger. this year has the possibility of being
The Phi Kappa Sigmas had Carl a good and even a great eleven.
Turner, '20, of Allegan, and Russell John Lederle, '33, president of the
Edison, '20; of Detroit, back for the Union, greete the freshmen and
week-end. They are planning a for- urged them to use the Union build-
mal dance for the night before the ingWe have the physical equipment
Northwestern game. Wehv"h hsia qimn
Nortwestrn gme.of a great organization here," he
Douglas W. Miller, '31, of Buffalo, said, "but the Union is what the
N. Y., and Ruther Boes, '30, were students make it. We invite the
guests at the Sigma Nu house. members of the class of 1936 to make
the Union their headquarters."
Mortarboard Members Frank B. Gilbreth, '33, managing
editor of The Daily, explained the
Puri Meeting for Today workings of student publications on
Members of Mortarboard, national the campus and urged the freshmen
senior honorary society for women, to co-operate in every way possible
will meet at 5 o'clock today in the
Directors' room of the League build-
ing: Barbara Braun, '33, president Dressmaking and Remodelling
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