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14, 1933

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Initial Play Of
Theatre Group
To Open Today

Back To Broadway

Children's Production
'Hansel And Gretel'
Group's First Drama

Plan Christmas
Party Tonight
At Martha Cook
Board Of Governors Will
B Guests Of Honor At
Christmas Celebration
Seventy-five mothers of residents
will be entertained by Martha Cook

Of
Is

The last week of school is being
crowded with Christmas parties and
last-minute rushing. Several houses
are entertaining poor children at
holiday dinners.,
Alpha Omicron Pi
Stella A. Glass, '35, is in charge
cf a rushing dinner tonight. Deco-
rations will consist of red roses and
tnnr A h ri t~mcnrvwt

Christmas Parties Are Planned
By Fraternities And Sororities

Blome, '34L, Detroit; Ralph Zahm,'
'34L, Rockton, Ill.; John Thomas,
'36L, Detroit; William Ordish, '35L,
Farrell, Penn.; Robert Sawyer, '36L,
Monroe; Pat Quealy, '36L, Kemmer-
er, Wy.: Charles Nisen, '35L, Milwau-
kee.

"Hansel and Gretel," the initial
production of the newly-formed Chil-
dren's theatre of Ann Arbor, will be
presented this afternoon and tomor-
row night at the Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre.
The play is an adaptation of the
old German legend, and the musical
score by Humperdinck will be used
The entire production is being stage
by Kenneth Marantette of the Tap-
pan Junior High School, with a cast
and choruses composed of students
under his direction at Tappan.
Although the entire cast for "Han-
sel and Gretel" will be made up of
children, such will not be the case
for the other productions to be given
this season by the Children's Thea-
tre. "In "Jack and the Beanstalk"
and "The Pied Piper of Hamelin
Town," which will be given in Janu-
ary and March under the direction of
Russell McCracken, children will play
only parts appropriate to their ages.
"This in the main is the policy of
the Children's Theatre," said Mist:
Ethel McCormick, general manager,
"but we feel that there is a definite
place in our organization .for an all-
children's production such as Mr.
Marantette's, and we are happy to
include it in our season of plays for
this year."~
Speaking of the production of
"Hansel and Gretel," Mr. McCracken.
who has seen it in rehearsal said.
"The all-children's cast brings a
freshness and charm to the old leg-
end which is particularly appealing
now at christmas time. Just as chil-
dren put on bright crimson robes
and go about caroling at Christmas
time in Europe, so often troupes of
child actors go about during the sea-
son performing old legendary or
Christmas plays."
"Hensel and Gretel" is produced
in many parts of Germany each year
at Christmas time, as in the United
Kingdom Christmas pantomines are
done every year. "Everyone," Mr.
McCracken said, "will enjoy the light
and imaginative music which Hum-
perdinck has written for "Hansel and
Gretel hIts rendering by the Tap-
pan School choir throughout the
production of the play is full of un-
derstanding and feeling for the spirit
o the score.
Holiday Hop To Be
Dee. 23 At League
The third annual Holiday Hop will
be held Saturday, Dec. 23, in the
League from 9 to 2 under the direc-
tion of Gilbert Bursley and Max Gail.
The Hop is intended primarily for
University students in Ann Arbor
during the holidays, but it is open
to the general public. For the past
two years it has been one of the most
colorful events of the Christmas ac-
tivities
Max Gail's orchestra will furnish
the music and the second floor of
the League will be reserved for the
occasion. Tickets at $1.25 may be
obtained at the Union, the League,
Hut, Slaters, Van Boven's. A floor
show is being planned.
I ~ Whee TGoI

-Associated Press Photo
Hope Williams, social registerite
.and. operator of a Wyoming' dude
andi,. has returned to the Broadway
3tage in a new show.
Carl Guthe Tells Of'
Museum Research
Work And Writing
Several research projects now un-
der study in the Museum of Anthro-
oology were discussed by Dr. Carl
Guthe, director of the Museum and
)ne of the foremost anthropologists
.n the country, yesterday noon at the
,veekly meeting of the Graduate
Juncheon Club.
Ethna-botany, the history of Mich-
igan Indians, and pottery from the
Mississippi valley, are subjects of
some of the major and most impor-
tant research labors, in the museum
itself.
The first project mentioned, ethna-
botany, is the study of the probable
uses which the American Indian
made of the plants familiar to him
in his civilization. A large collection
of materials has been built up for
this work.
Another job, said Dr. Guthe, is the
study of the history of Michigan In-
dians, which has been going on for,
10 or 11 years. Prof. W. B. Hinsdale
of the Medical School, who engaged
in research in that field, has pub-
lished several books on the subject,
among them an atlas of Indian life
in this state. There is a large and
constantly increasing collection of
materials in this field, Dr. Guthe
stated.
Pottery from the Mississippi valley
is extensively studied by special re-
search workers, as well as materials
Blomn other parts of the world. The
workers seeking information on the
changes which have occurred in Chi-
na, Japan, Siam and other Oriental
countries, are analyzing and studying
porcelains and ceramics collected by
the University in the Philippines 10
years ago, in addition to exhibits
from other parts of the Far East.
All of these projects, emphasized
Dr. Guthe, are confined to physical
e v i d e n c e s, material things, dead
things. The men in charge of the
teaching department, he said, are
working on living peoples, studying
and observing their social organiza-
tion, religion, and so forth. Prof.
Leslie A. White, chairman of the
teaching department, is studying the
social structure of American Indians
in New Mexico. He has printed his
findings in several articles.
Art is merely the refuge the ingen-
ious have invented when they are
supplied with food and women, to
escape the tediousness of life -W.
Somerset Maugham.

,aers. A urs mas party with a
dormitory tonight and tomorrow at tree for members and pledges is be-
its annual Christmas party and ing planned for Thursday under the
breakfast. The guests of honor in- direction of Ruth E. Hess, '36.
dude Mrs. Delos Parker Heath and Alpha Phi
Mrs. Stuart G. Baits, Detroit; and Alpha Phi sorority is entertaining
Mrs. James D. Bruce, Ann Arbor its pledges and four poor children
who make up the Board of Gover- tonight at a Christmas party in the
nors, and Miss Kathleen Hamm, di- house. After dinner the alumnae
rector of Mosher Jordan. and mothers of the girls in the so-
rority will assemble around the
An inteiesting program has been Christmas tree in the living room.
arranged for the party which will be Presents with amusing verses at-
given at 10:30 p. m. in the Blue tached will be distributed among the
Room. Barbara Casper, '34, is in members and guests.
charge, with Marion Bertsch, '35,AlhCiOmg
leading the carols, and Lucy Cope, Alpha Chi Omega
'35, chairman of decorations. Dor- Pledges and actives of Alpha Chi
othy Smith, '34, Polly Solosth, '34 Omega exchanged gifts and comic
June Warsaw, '34, Calla Jean Wilson, verses at their annual Christmas par-
'34, and Mary Jane Clark, '35, will ty last night. A pledge dinner cele-
make up a string quintet which is brating the occasion was held under
to play several selections. There will the direction of Ileene Peters, '34,
be group singing of carols, a magic social chairman.
exhibition by Miss Wairsaw and dog Delta Alpha Epsilon
tricks by Ruth Arnold, '35, and her i The members of Delta Alpha Epsi-
pet Scottie. lon fraternity held a smoker last
Two plays will also be presented: night. Entertainment was furnished
"The Silver Swan" and "So You're by both active members and pledges.
Going to Paris," under the direction Christmas presents were exchanged
of Marion Stockdale, '34, and Dor- among all the members.
othy Ford, '34. The casts include Delta Theta Phi
[Martha Runyan, '34, Violette Shipp, Delta Theta Phi held initiationi
'34, Barbara Hovey, '34, Sybil Spen- ceremonies recently at the Union for
ter, '34, Ruth Cox, '34, Florence the following men, Leo Showalter,
Shaw, '34, Julia Mary Hackett, '35, '36L, Mt. Pleasant; Harry Haley,
I Madelyn Hadcock, '35, Gertrude '36L, and Walter Weber, '36L, Find-
Schutz, '35, Eleanor Blodgett, '35, ley, Ohio; James Nestroff, '36L, To-
Katherine Stoll, '35, and Eleanor ledo; Maurice Tripp, '36L, and Robert
Anderson, '35. Miss Cope is chairman Tripp, '37L, Hudson, Mich.; William
of properties.
114rs. Diekema To
i osher-Jolran Entertain Friends
alsy Celebrate Mrs. Leona B. Diekema is enter-
. "" taining Ann Arbor friends before her
i 1 .Va r t e S departure for the holidays at a tea
this afternoon at Betsy Barbour
iHouse.
The Christmas season was cele- The Christmas atmospere for the
brated last night in both Mosher and tea will be carried out in thedeco-
Jordan Halls.' Jordan entertained rations. Those who will pour are
with a dance which lasted from 7Mrs. F. R. Holmes, Mrs H. G. Wink-
to 9 p. mr. A huge Christmas tree, 1cr., Mrs. C. S. Yoakum, Mrs John
decorated with candy canes for all Sundwal, Mrs Winter, Mrs. E. F.
the dancers, was placed in the corner Adams, and Miss Kathleen Hamm.
of the drawing room. Martha Bowen,W
'34, social chairman, was in charge of Women from Betsy Barbour House
'34 the idan c harae. nch reo assisting at the tea table will be
the dance. Dorothy Batchelor, '34, Jane Nerach-
M o s h e r entertained at their er, '34SM, Sue Wood, '35L, Lucille
Christmas dinner five small child- Root, '34, Olive Webb, '35, Helen
dren to whom they gave gifts of Clark, '34SM, Nancy Cook, '36M,
toys, candy, and clothing. The dining Roberta Thompson, '34, Mary Potter,
rooms were decorated with Christ-~ '37, and Eleanor Johnson, '36.
mas trees, holly, and red candles. At 3,an musi nstnw. b
10:30 p. m. the residents were given Piano music during the tea will be
a party at which diverse entertain furnished by Jane Reed, '36, Dorothy
a panty t wasofr diBarba etera a n - Vale, '37, Ruth Boomhower, '36, El-
ent was offered. Barbara Van D len Eastwood, '37, and Mary Kiest,
Vort, '34, directed a play called "The '34SM.n
Chimes," and Elizabeth Griffith, '34,
Kathleen Paterson, '36, Dorothy Hall,
'34, and Betty Talcott, '35, gave a TFRE is a gift that is moret
pantomime. Lenore Le Gendre, '34, 1.1 freedom-freedom to sp
and Dorothy Howard, '37, recited a emtire day) doing the things y
poem; Marian Case, '37, and Ger ing over a hot stove, freedom
trude Leve, '37, each gave a piano spent in cleaning a greasy stov
solo: and Betty Parrish, '37, played
the violin. Lenore LeGendre, '34, so- Ireedom from cleaning soile
cial chairman, was in charge of the These are only a few of the
party. reasons why an electric range
means so much FREEDOM to
the modern Home Manager.The
A new half-million dollar library new fully automatic electric
is to be built by Temple University. range gives her hours of added

Phi Sigma Delta
Phi Sigma Delta is entertaining
twenty small children at a Christmas
dinner tonight. Each child will be
given some Christmas favor.
Sigma Kappa
Barbara A. Robinson, '34, and Ce-
cily H. Sellars, '35, were in charge of
a closed, informal Christmas dance
Saturday. Dorothy E. Shapland, '34,
planned a rushing dinner with ever-
green trees, and carols before the
fire. A Christmas party is being giv-
en tomorrow for pledges'and actives
under the direction of Jacqueline
Sanborn, '35.
Sigma Nu
Sigma Nu entertained last night
with an informal dinner at which
gifts of a frivolous nature were ex-
changed between members. A pledge
play depicting the eccentricities of
the various members present was in-
cluded in the evening's program.

BetsyB arbour
Gives Dinner
For Children{
Fourteen Ann Arbor girls, varyingi
in age from four to fourteen, and I
the Board of Directors were enter-
tained last night by members of Bet-
sy Barbour House at the annual
Christmas dinner.
Before dinner, the yule-log service
was given, with seniors in the house
lighting candles by the yule-log while'
the rest of the girls sang Christmas
carols. Following this ceremony, the
children took part in a present hunt,
and games for all the girls followed.
The house was decorated in Christ-
mas fashion, with a large tree form-
ing the center of attraction.
Following the dinner, Collin Wil-
sey, '35, gave an interpretive dance to
"Joy To The World" sung by mem-
bers of the house. Winifred Moffet,
'35, entertained the group with a
number of selections played on the
mouth-organ.
Members of the Board of Gover-
nors attending the party were Dr.
and. Mrs. G. E. Myers, Mr. and Mrs.
H. B. Earhart and Mrs. Schlotter-
beck.
The party was planned by Sue
Mahler, '35, social chairman, who
was assisted by Marian Heckathorn,
'35, and Lavinia Creighton, '35. Gifts
from the girls of the house and the,
Christmas tree used in decorations
will go to people in the Hospital.

Newberry
Formal ini
F eaturing I
The guests at the Helen N
formal Christmas dinner la;
were entertained wif1li7 a tre
play presented by members
dormitory.
Joyce MacDonald, '34, was
chairman for the play. Assis
were Helen Knight, '34,
chairman; Helen Clark, '36
and Vivian Young, '36, danc
man.
Betty Quarton, '37, was
Claus, and Mae Herndon, '3
Frederick, '37, Jeane Gib
Elsie Galewitz, '37, Dorothy
'37, and Helen Diefendorf,
the principals in the cast, asE
Joy Snyder, '37, Kay Choate,
Voltairine Hirsh, '37.
The singerswere Edith Z
Mary Louise Willoughby, '3
Schwarz, '35, Helen Shapl
Bernice Carmichael, '37, an
Clark, '36.
Members of the Morri
group were Edith Zerbe, '37,
Carmichael, '37, Dorothy Sp
Mary Louise Willoughby, '3
Quarton, '37, and Ruth Tay
W.A.A. TO hOLD PAR
W.A.A. is sponsoring a get-
party at 6 p. m. today fo
members in the lounge oft
men's Field House. It will ,
formal supper party. Mis
Hartwig and Miss Mary St
the physical education dep
will assist.
han a new stove. It is a gift of
Fend long afternoons (even the
Iu like. Freedorn from stand-
from the drudgery of hours
ve and soot-blackened utensils.
d kitchen walls and curtains.
age in Roasts, (3) Accurate Oven
Control, (4) Healthful Cooking,
(5) Speed and Safety, (6) Modern
Cooking, (7) Cleanliness, (8) Cool
Cooking. At a cost of less than
a cent a meal a person, now is
the time to give HER,your family
and yourself the enjoyment of
electric cooking! A fine electric
range is priced as low as $89.50
(with a small initial payment)-
completely installed. and ready
to cook. See the ncw models to-
day, at your Hardware Store,
Department Store, or Electrical
Dealer.

lay
Newberry
st night
aditional
sof the
general
sting her
costume
, music;
ce chair-
s Santa.
7, Edith
bbs, '37,
Briscoe,
37, were
sisted by
'36, and
erbe, '37,
7, Helen
ad, '37,
d Helen
s dance
Bernice
'rau, '35,
7, Betty
ylor, '36.
TY
together
r board
the Wo-
e an in-
s Marie
ewart of
partment

Women To Debate
With Albion Today
Members of the women's varsity
debate squad will meet Alb~ion col-
lege at 4 p. m. this afternoon in
Room 4203 Angell Hall. The local af-
firmative team will debate the Albion
negative, on the same subject on
which the university negative met
the visitors in Albion yesterday.
Both debates, as well as recent
meets with Michigan State Normal
College, are non-decision debates
which occur annually. The qlues tion
of federal subsidies for public u -
cation is one of the squad's major
projects this season.
The university's affirmative -team
includes: M. Elizabeth Smith, '35Ed.
Frances Drake, '36, and Catherine
Coffield, '34: Floyd K. Riley of the
speech department is coach of the
squad.
SSPECIAL
oHOLIDAY0
SALE
Thursday, Friday, Saturday
CORDUROY PAJAMAS
and ROBES
Just the thing to lounge around
in during the. holidays. For-
merly $5.95-
Now $4.50
VELVET PAJAMAS
and ROBES
ti Formerly .$795, Now
$5.95 ,.
HOSIERY GIFTS
79c to $1".35
I .,THE
RUBL EY SHOPPE
8 Nickel's Arcade
*)"'":>0<-'">(<==?C#<:="'<--:>

fnter fraternity'Ball'
Tickets No w On Sale
Tickets for the Interfraternity
Ball, to be held Jan. 5 at the
League are on sale in the lobby
of Angell Hall and at Van Boven's.
They may also be obtained from
try-outs and members of the
council Judiciary Committee. Res-
ervations may be made by calling
the Interfraternity Council offices
at the Union between 3:30 and
5 p. m.

. - -
CADISPIE

CANDIES

PIPESj

LAST-MINUTE

CHRISTMAS IDEAS

Concert: Maria Olszewska, Hill
Auditorium, 8:15.
Motion Pictures: Michigan, "Should
Ladies Behave"; Majestic, "Little
Women"; Whitney, "Her Forgotten
Past" and "The Whirlwind."
Dancing: League Grill Room, Hut,
Dixie Inn, Joe Parker's, Preketes.
DELTA GAMMA
Delta Gamma announces the
pledging of Betty Crist, '37, of De-
troit.
Christmas
Special .
Practical Gifts - for wives,
mothers, sisters and sweet-
hearts - which will save you
days of worrying.
Artcraft Hose
at $1.00, $1.35, $1.50
Special prices on boxes
of three pais.
Gloves
Lovely French Kid Slip-ons
in black and brown at $2.50
Twin Sweaters
at $3.98 and $4.95

ATTENTION GIRLS
While attending the various so-
cial engagements during your
vacation, you will want to look
your best. Be sure you are well
supplied with 5th Avenue Cos-
metics. Check your supply Now!
COSMETICS AND
PERFUMES FOR GIFTS
The Fifth Avenue Shop
300 South State St.

leisure and whole holidays from
the kitchen. It assures perfectly
cooked meals, piping hot and
ready to serve when she returns
home.
Check these Electric Cooking
features against your present
stove:(1) Wateriess Cooking with
Sealed-in Flavor, (2) LessShrink-

Imported and Domestic Perfumes - $1.10 up, Ben Wade Pipes --
$1.75 up, Stationery - 50c up, Holiday Sets-$1.50 up, Cigars by
the box, Kodaks and Cameras - 1.50 up, Razors -- $1.00 up, etc.
alkins - Fletcher I)rug Company
KODAKS PENS
for
Ge,-ntlemenJ
Our Stock offers you a wide selection of
comestic & imported accessories for Men
ROBES LOUNGE SUITS
COCKTAIL JACKETS SLIPPERS
NECKWEAR HOSIERY
ENGLISH LEATHER GOODS
DOBBS HATS
Moderately Priced
.1
Ann Arbor

Acceptable Christmas
WASTE BASKETS All
FOLDING DESK PADS Richly
with Stationery Pockets Embosse!J
STATIONERY BASKETS Imila/dion
BILL FILE 4Later
LIBRARY BOXES
SCRAP BOXES$ each
Twenty-one Assorted Chris/mas Cards . . 79c

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