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Leading Parts
For'34 Junior
lay Disclosed
M a r i e Abbott, Charlott
Whitman Head Cast 0:
'The Gang's All There'
Charlotte Whitman has been cho
sen for feminine lead, and Marie Ab
bott for masculine lead in this year'
Junior Girls Play, "The Gang's Al
There," it was announced recently
The play will be presented fron
March 21 to 24.
Both Miss Whitman and Miss Ab
bott are Ann Arbor residents. Mis,
Whitman is a member of Delta Del
ta Delta sorority, daughter of Dr
Elmer L. Whitman of the School o
Dentistry, and Miss Abbott, th
daughter of Prof. Waldo Abbott, o
the English department, is affiliate
with Alpha Phi sorority.
Other cast selections have bee
tentatively made but there are pos
sibilities of changes so that no deft
nite announcements have been made
Rehearsals will begin for several o
the choruses tomorrow. The notice
have been posted on the bulleti
board outside of Russell McCracken'
office. Women should see what cho
ruses they are in from this bulletii
since the list is too long to publisl
Barbara Sutherland, general chair
man stated.
Profits From
A~ ctiity Given
Lea.iee Fund
Proceds from the dancing classe
and bridge tournaments held at th
League this semester total $137.84
according to an announcement mad
by Miss Ethel McCormick, social di-
rector. This money is the net profi
that goes to the League Undergradu-
ate Fund.
All of the money made in thes
social classes is turned over to tha
fund. Gross profits for the dancing
lessons came to approximately $314
The expenses involved include
$55.95 which was paid to women as
sisting Roland Fulton, instructor, and
Miss McCormick. These students
were given their tango lessons free
and 25 cents an hour. $24 for the
hall, and $24 for the pianist, and hal
profit for the instructor had to be
paid out of the money taken in, Miss
McCormick said.
Bridge cups for the Tuesday night
tournaments and a cup which was
presented by the League in the Ann
Arbor City Tournament, besides
other running expenses were ex-
tracted from the gross profits from
the bridge tournament, which was
$85, leaving the $26.29 which was
given to the Undergraduate Fund.
League officials hope to be able to
pay the remainder of the debt by
Pr of. Reeves
Speaks Tonight
On Conference
Prof. Jesse S. Reeves, head of the
Department of Political Science, will
address the International Relations
Club tonight at 8 p. m. in the Po-
litical Science Seminar Room, 2037
Angell Hall. His subject is "Pan-
Americanism and the Montevideo
Conference," and will cover many of

the important problems and accom-
plishments of the recent conference.
Prof. Reeves, as the American
member of the Pan-American Com-
mittee of Jurists on the Codification
of International Law, and a mem-
ber of the Permanent Court of Cen-
tral American Justice, is particularly
well qualified to speak on this per-
tinent subject. All students inter-
ested are invited to attend.
At present, Robert French, Grad.,
is working on the club's plans for
the coming meeting of the Model
League Assembly which will be held
on this campus in April. The As-
sembly, at which representatives
from colleges throughout the state
of Michigan convene, was held in
Ypsilanti last year.
Independents Active At
University Of Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis., Jan. 8. - (BTNS)
-t Two years of agitation by the in-
dependents for a central polling place
was ended when the new elections
committee headed by George Hanpel,
independent, moved the polls from
their traditional location. Another
drastic change in the rules has done
away with transportation of voters
to the polls in cars and all election-
eering on the campus while voting is
going on.
Miss Margaret Ruth Smith, social
director of Martha Cook, had as her

Urges Co-Operation

Modern Modes2

Ire Traced To

Styles Of Grandmother's Day
The statement that "There's noth- thening. Witness the train, which
ing new under the sun" is borne out came upon us out of a clear sky this
and supported by evidence from the season and had the most tomboyish
fashion world this year. It seems of us tripping about with a yard of
that nothing new has transpired in satin thrown over one arm and the
the realm of style and that those of remains swirling about the ankles.
us who have been congratulating These are the most important bits
ourselves on the fact that we were from the days of yore, but in addi-
witnessing a complete revolution in tion there are many and various de-
dress have been merely, to use the tails which have come down to us.
slang of the moment, kidding our- For instance, button trimming which
selves, is so important these days comes di-
Apparently, all the features which rectly from the frocks which but-
made our clothes new and distinctive toned up the back and not only the
this year were borrowed from the back but every other available place
days of our grandmothers, though too, while lingerie touches were very
perhaps the way they have been much in evidence on grandmother's
adopted by some of our more daring dresses even as they are on ours.
designers would make those sainted All we have to say is, we're glad
ladies turn over in their graves, the wasp waist hasn't staged a come-
The most prominent hand-me- back.
down from an older generation has -________
been the large sleeve. This has beenF
featured in almost all frocks this Fr Shman Drama
year, in fact one has felt positivelyr
unclad without a puff, pleat, or roll s
somewhere about the shoulder re-
gion. And this sleeve treatment can Freshmen in the Dramatics group
be traced directly hank t thnnxv, _

C y IM ayer, '34, president of the
League,. urges co-operation in the
new Children's Theatre Movement.
Th neL-t profut tion by this groupi
will be "Jack and the Beanstalk."
Gay Mayer Urges


o)i' tR.."jis ioP i to inii c oe 'gay,
gay nineties. Of course, we have not
children's Theatre gone quite as far as to reproduce the
famous leg-o'-mutton sleeve, but we
-- - have come too close to it for com-
"The newly organized Children's fort at times. Our designers have
Theatre is a wonderful idea, giving given us a modified version which
those who participate valuable tech- will be with us for a long time. And
nical experience, as well as helping not only modified, but with varia-
out the undergraduate fund, to tions, for a genuine old leg-o-mut-
which all proceeds will go, Gay ton would never recognize itself in
Mayer, '34, president of the League, many of the guises in which it has
said yesterday. been served up of late. Little puffed
Miss Mayer not only requests the sleeves for girlie-girlie frocks, long
support of the theatre from the pro- sleeves tight at the wrist, but with
duction standpoint, but also as to a distinct flare above the elbow,
attendance, suggesting that the three and many types which use almost
matinees given should make it pos- any means to accentuate the shoul-
sible for many women to attend who der breadth have all descended from
otherwise would not be able to do so. the days of our ancestors.
At the board of directors meeting In addition to the sleeve the neck-
Miss Mayer also asked for support line has reverted to an older style.
for the project, which follows out the We have gone back to the outward
League policy of usefulness to the appearance if not to the mental at-
student. The central committee for titude of those who felt that anyone
the Sophomore Cabaret has been ( whose dress did not hug her throat
helping in selling tickets for the play and literally cover her from top to
during this week. toe was a lost soul. And as well as
The Children's Theatre work will extending upwards dresses are leng-
develop a knowledge of technical de-
tails of production which should be P . J esToSpeakrfo
valuable after graduation, as well as
providing pleasure during the actual Junior A.A.U.W. Group
I participation, Miss Mayer pointed Professor Howard Mumford Jones
out. League activity points will also ofe sh dpartmtwd be
be given for all work in the Theatre. of the English department will be
The first offering of this year to guest speaker at the supper meeting
he irsntferingbyf thisyearto of the Junior group of the American
be presented by the group will be Association of University Women to-
morrow night. His topic will be "Re-
be given at matinees on Thursday, cent Trends in Literature."
Friday and Saturday with a Friday The meeting, beginning at 6:15
night performance this week at Lydia h imn., is to begheldiin the small ball-
Mendelssohn Theatre. Miss Mayer room of the Union
pointed out that there was still op- r,___rn____Union.
portunity for those interested to af-
filiate themselves with the group, not Wins Beauty Contest
only for working on "Jack and the
Beanstalk," but in preparing for the
production of the "Pied Piper of
Hamelin," which will be given later ji.
in the year.

being sponsored by Wyvern, junior
honorary society, will meet and dis-
cuss play plans at 12 noon next Tues-
day, in the Russian Tea Room of
The League, according to Kathleen
Carpenter, '35, chairman.
Any plays to be submitted for pre-
sentation at the League Open-House
should be ready at that time, Miss
Carpenter said. The purpose of these
group meetings is to further interest
in dramatics among freshman wo-
men. Russell McCracken will assist
Ithe freshmen in putting on the play
and has already given several talks
on subjects of intepr c tn d. cmt~in



swagger coat. A wooden buckle fas-
Novel Splash lParty Held t*"s th .
At Intramural BuildIng , d


qye uras ~ 1es Lar
The U. of M. Outdoor Club held
a splash party last night in the In- PLans To Found College
tramural Building. The novel enter- MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 8.-(IP)
tainment was planned in response to - Richard B. Harrison, who plays
popular request. Members of the ''De Lawd" in "Green Pastures," an-
club were admitted for 10 cents while nounced last week that whenever the
other students were obliged to pay ;c urtam :ell for the last time on the
15 cents. now famous Negro play, he would
quit the stage and found a college
of dramatic arts for colored students
iMathemlatician, Exiled 1 y !to =sake the Negro an important
Nazis, Now A Pr factor on the American stage."
fI is probable, he said, that the col-
(By Intercollegxate Press) le'e would be founded at Greensboro,
PRINCETON, N. J., Jan. 8. - An- N. C., where he was a member for
other famous exile from German uni- some years of the faculty of the State
versities, ousted from his German Agricultural and Technical College
post by the Nazis, has joined the staff ____Ng___e_.
of the Institute for Advanced Study, 1 FrTHERS FEATURED
which has on its faculty Dr. Albert Pink feathers gave a novel touch
Einstein.Pn etesgv oe oc
to a brown costume which appeared
The newest addition is Dr. Her- I at a recent smart tea at the Meurice.
mann Weyl, one of the world's most The feathers, in a soft shade of dusty
respected mathematicians, said to be pink, appeared in a fiat motif at the
one of the few men who fully under- front of a turned-up brown felt hat.
stand the Einstein theory of rela- The frock was brown crepe with a
tivity. touch of dusty pink crepe at the
neckline. The coat was mink.
Theta Xi fraternity yesterday an-
nounced the pledging of Nelson We're confident that the New
Droulard, '36, St. Clair, and Virgil Year will offer us the usual
Tower, '37, Ann Arbor. highly pleasant associations

Women May Obtain
Loans From Fund
Additional loans are now available
through the Charlotte Blagden Fund
for a junior or senior woman of
good scholastic average, who is ac-
tive on campus. Several loans have
already been made.
Recommendations and applica-
tions for the $321.07 now available
can be made to Dean Alice Lloyd,
to Gay Mayer, League president,
and to Marian Giddings.
Where To Go
Motion Pictures: Michigan, "Going
Hollywood" with Marion Davies and
ing Crosby; Majestic, "Duck Soup"
with the four Marx Brothers; Whit-
ney, "Rainbow Over Broadway" with.
Grace Hayes.
Dancing: Hut, Dixie Inn, Joe Par-
ker's, Preketes.
Faculty hans Reception
For Education Students
Undergraduates taking work in the
Education department were enter-
tained at a reception Sunday after-
noon in the University Elementary
Schoel by the faculty of the School
of Education. A committee of 50
faculty members and their wives re-
eived the students.
Flowers from the Botanical Gar-
dens, orange and yellow calendulas,
,sere used for decorations, and light
refreshments were served.

The program featuring Valentine
B. Windt, of the Speech department
and Play Production, which was to
have been sponsored by Zeta Phi
Eta this evening in Room 302 Mason
Hall, has been indefinitely postponed.
One physician and nineteen police
officials from all sections of the United
States and one from Mexico are en-
rolled in the third course in scien-
tific methods of crime detection and
police training given at the Scientific
Crime detection laboratory of North-
western University.



-Associated Press Photo
Miss Aida Valenzuela of Teguica-
galpa, Honduras, was named "Miss
Central America and Panama," in
a beauty contest at San Jose, Costa


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