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Annual Senate
Reception Held
For Faculties
Gov. And Mrs. Comstock,
Pres. And Mrs. Ruthven,
Receive Guests
The annual Senate reception to
honor new members of the faculty
was held last night in the Union
ballroom. President and Mrs. Alex-
ander G. Ruthven and Gov. and Mrs.
William A. Comstock were in the re-
ceiving line.
The general chairman in charge
of the affair was Prof. Everett S.
Brown. Prof. Earl V. Moore arranged
for the music, and Prof. Wells I. Ben-
nett planned the decorations.
Notables in Receiving Line
Those pouring were Mrs. Junius E.
Beal, Mrs. Shirley Smith, Mrs. C. S.
Yoakum, Mrs. James B. Bruce, Mrs.
Edward H. Kraus, Mrs. Herbert C.
Sadler, Mrs. Frederick G. Novy, Mrs.
Henry M. Bates, Mrs. Marcus L.
Ward, Mrs. Emil Lorch, Mrs. James
B. Edmonson, Mrs. Joseph Bursley,
Mrs. Clare E. Griffin, Mrs. S. T.
Dana, Mrs. G. Carl Huber, Mrs. W.
W. Bishop, Mrs. Harley A. Haines,
Mrs. Charles A. Sink and Dean Alice
Incidental music from 8:30 to 10:00
was furnished by a string trio-Miss
Ruth Pfohl, harpist, Ruby Peinert,
'34, cellist, and Romaine Hamilton,
violinist. Dancing lasted from 10 to
Mrs. Comstock Wears Chiffon
Mrs. Comstock wore a flowered
chiffon, and Mrs. Ruthven green vel-
vet. Mrs. Everett Brown chose black
velvet with an unusual decolletage
edged in brilliants. Black and white
seemed to be favorite colors for the
hostesses. Mrs. Edmonson's black
velvet had a cape effect, and Mrs.
,Joseph Bursley's was trimmed with
ermine. Mrs. Yakum wore black
crepe with touches of white. Mrs.
Kraus and Mrs. Charles Sink wore
Miss Ethel McCormick, social di-
rector of the League, appeared in a
smart blue satin, and Mrs. Gerritt
Diekema, director of Betsy Barbour
wore flowered velvet. One of the
most striking gowns was an orange
taffeta worn by Mrs. John B. Waite,
which had as an unusual feature
pointed sleeves of orange velvet from
elbow to wrist. Mrs. Jackson F. Shar-
man also chose taffeta in a brilliant
red. Mrs. Fielding Yost wore gray
silk crepe.
Among other prominent faculty
members attending the reception
were Lieutenant Colonel Frederick C.
Rogers, newly appointed head of the
department of military science, and
Mrs. Rogers, and Prof. and Mrs.
Franklin Shull, Prof. and Mrs. Ralph
Aigler, Mrs. Louis Karpinski, Prof.
and Mrs. C. D. Thorpe, Prof. and
Mrs. Albert Crittenden, Prof. and
Mrs. Burton Thuma, Prof. and Mrs.
Palmer Christian, Mr. and Mrs.
Fielding Yost, Mr. and Mrs. Bennett
Weaver, and Prof. and Mrs. Daniel
Radio Debate
To Inaugurate
1933-34 Year
A radio debate to be held Nov. 10
will officially open the women's 1933-
34 debating season, Floyd K. Riley
of the speech department announced

"Resolved that all radio broadcast-
ing shall be conducted in stations
owned and controlled by the Federal
government," will be the question
of the debate. This is also this year's
official proposition for the Michigan
High School Forensic Association and
will be considered throughout the
year by the teams of all the high
schools of the state.
Frances Drake, '36, Alpha Chi
Omega, and Dorothy Saunders, '35,
will uphold the affirmative side of
the question, while Roberta Thomp-
son, '34, and Harriet Kesselman, '35,
Alpha Epsilon Phi, will oppose them
on the negative. Miss Drake has had
debating experience in Monroe, while
Miss Saunders was a member of the
Ohio State University varsity debate
squad last year. Miss Kesselman held
a position on the freshman squad
at the University of Wisconsin.,
It is interesting to note that this
question of Federal ownership of
radio stations will be debated from 3
until 4 p. m. this afternoon over the
NBC and Columbia networks by two
teams of nationally known author-
Prof. E. C. Buehler, of Kansas Uni-
versity, Dr. H. L. Newbach, of the
University of Wisconsin, and Prof.1

Dietrich's Daughter Makes First Appearance

-Associated Press Photo
Maria Sieber, eight year old daughter of Marlene Dietrich, Ger-
man film star, will make her motion picture debut as the child
Catherine the Great. Her mother will .portray Catherine the Great
as empress.
Age-Old Oriental Customs Clash
With Occident InTod".y's C hina

For Positions
In '36 Cabaret
Members Of Committees
Announced By Chairman
Margaret Hiscock
The women appointed for Sopho-
more Cabaret committees a an-
nounced today by Margaret Hiscock,
chairman, are as follows: Social com-
mittee, Winifred Bell, chairman,
Hazel Hanlon, assistant chairman,
Mary Jane Pardee, Ernestine Rich-
ter, Jean Shaw, Dorothy Roth, Eliz-
abeth Moore, Dorothy Armstrong,
Sue Thomas, Mary Bursley, Ruth
Sonnenstine, Ruth Rich, Faith Crit-
tendon, and Peggy Connellan.
Those appointed for the entertain-
ment committees are: Julie Kane,
chairman, Jane Fletcher, assistant
chairman, Josephine McLean, Edith
Ferrin, Alison Tennant, Rosanna
Manchester, Virginia Allamand, Mar-
garet Mustard, and Eileen Simpson.
Betty Rich will be chairman of the
finance committee.
The decoration committee consists
of Jane Royce, chairman, Jane Peter,
assistant chairman, Louise French,
Jean Laiter, Jane Arnold, Marion
Hallister, Florence Harper, Betty Van
Winkle, Elizabeth Nichol, and Lillian
Rosen. Those assisting Betty Chap-
man, chairman of costumes, are:
Jane Servis, Eleanor Young, Kath-
erine Yaw, Anne Timmons, and Betty
Jean Hanmer has been appointed
as chairman and Marjorie Morrison,
assistant chairman, of the publicity
committee. Tickets are in charge of
Grace Bartling, who is aided by Jo-
sephine McCausey and Margaret
Steen. Jane Haber is chairman of
Additional appointments will be
made at a later date. Miss Hiscock
asked for everyone's aid, saying that,
although the committee is the nuc-
leus for all work, the co-operation of
every sophomore woman is essential
for the cabaret's success.
Where TO Go
Oratorical Association: Dorothy
Sands in "Our Stage and Stars," Hill
Auditorium, 8 p. m.
Motion Pictures: Michigan,
"Bombshell" with Jean Harlow and
Lee Tracy; Majestic, "Solitaire Man"
with Herbert Marshall, and "The
Narrow Corner" with Douglas Fair-
banks, Jr.; Whitney, "Midnight
Warning" and "War of the Range";
Wuerth, "Hold Me Tight"' with Sally
Eilers and James Dunn.
Dancing: League Grill Room, Hut,
Den, Dixie Inn..
Lecture: By Dr. Alvin B. Kuhn on
"Platonic Philosophy in The Bible";
4:15 p. m. in Natural Science Audi-

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The age-old Oriental past and the
revolutionizing Occidental present
have clashed with amazing sudden-
ness in China in recent years, accord-
ing to I-Djen Ho, a Chinese girl
studying here.
I-Djen's grandmother, for instance,
never attended school, and her feet
were bound as her ancestors' had
been for centuries. Then when she
grew up she became intensely inter-
ested in the modernist movement
seeping in from the West. She started
one of the first girls schools in China,
organized women's clubs all over the
country, and was also one of the first
to advocate unbound feet for Chi-
nese women. This latter may seem
a somewhat trivial accomplishment,
until it is remembered that bound
feet made it virtually impossible to
walk, and the breakage from this
old custom symbolized a new free-
dom for Chinese women.
I-D en's home in Soochow has
more than a hundred rooms. In
China the sons of a family do not
wander away and found homes of
their own; instead, when each mar-
ries, he simply adds a new unit to
the home of his ancestors. The house,
therefore, is made up of a number of
courtyards with rooms opening off,
each suite constituting one unit of
the family. In the center of the
house is an immense assembly room,
and it is here the whole family meets
for the solemn and festive occasions
of funerals and weddings.
The greatest celebration of the
Chinese calendar is New Year's.
often the festivities begin a week
beforehand and last well into the
month. To Chinese children it is a
combination of our Christmas and
Fourth of July. They go to bed
scarcely able to sleep for eagerness,
and they all try to wake up as soon
as possible to shoot off the first fire-
Gift-giving is part of New Year's
too, and particularly are the elders
in the household remembered. Cer-
tain gifts of food are always asso-
ciated with the holiday, and acre
made only for this occasion. "Djung-
tze" consists of rice-balls filled with
seasoned meat or sweets, the whole
wrapped in bamboo leaves. Another
dainty, yuen pao, dates its origin in
the early days of Chinese history
when one's wealth consisted of lumps
of silver and gold molded into a cu-
rious shape. For New Year's Day,
rice-flour cakes are made into this
University Women Will
ifear ltev. M arley talk
The American Association of Uni-
versity Women will hold a luncheon
meeting at 1 p. m. Saturday at the
Rev. Harold P. Marley of the Uni-
tarian church will be the principal
speaker. Members of the organization
who "wish to attend are asked to
make reservations early at the Union.
With Ringlet Ends o
$2.50 Complete

same shape to represent treasure,
and sent to one's best friends.
Weddings are another occasion for
celebration. There is, first of aall, a
great procession, if the wedding is
an important one at all, from the
groom's home to the bridle's and
thence back again. There are cymbal-
beaters, drummers, bearers of "hap-
piness" signs, lantern-bearers, fan-
bearers, canopy-4bearers, dragon-
bearers, and finally in an elaborately
embroidered sedan chair comes the
bride herself-in pink, for that is
the traditional bride's color.
The wedding feast is as long and
impressive as the procession. A me-
dium-sized feast consists of 32
courses ,and a fairly important one
of 64. In between the courses des-
serts are served, instead of at the
end-both salted and sweet tidbits.
Women's Glee Club
Will Meet In League
Folowing the regular meeting of
the University Girls' Glee Club which
will be held today, an informal re-
ception will honor new members and
patronesses of the organization.
Patronesses who will attend are
Dean Alice Lloyd, Mrs. Alfred White,
and Miss Nora Crane Hunt. Miss
Ethel McCormick, Mrs. Byrl Bacher,
and Miss Jeannette Perry will also

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