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3 4 THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Prom Tiekets
Uppereas.e .
ariga ' Ordehtra W i
Play For Ann al Dance
At Union Friday Nigh
Tickets for the Soph Prom go o
sale today to upperclassmen an
freshmen as well as to members o
the sophomore class. They will be
sold at the League, Union, and th:
Hut as well as at the desks in Uni.
versity Hall and the West Engineer-
ing Building where they have beer
sold during the past week. Member:
of the committee are also selling
tickets.
Jimmy Garrigan 's orchestra whic.
is coming from Chicago to play a
the dance, is proving to be a popula>
drawing card, for tickets are selling
much faster than is usual for a clas
dance, say committeemen. Approxi-
mately one-third of the tickets have
been sold, according to Rupert Bell.
who is in charge of tickets. Bell
urged all sophomores planning to at-
tend the dance to buy tickets as soon
as possible in order to make this
truly their own class function.
The dance, which will be held Jan.
19 at the Union will last from 9 p. m.
until 2 a. m. and late permission until
2:30 a. m. has been granted women
attending it. The party will be for-
mal, of course, as are all the large
class dances.
The Prom is following the new
trend toward very low prices for class
dances in its ticket price of 2 dollars.
'Wencel Neumann, chairman, declared
that the class was' fortunate in being
able to present Jimmy Garrigan's
band at this price. The band has been
very popular throughout the Middle
West, having played in many large
cities in this region, though it has
never before been heard in Ann Ar-
bor.
Committee members, from whom
tickets may be obtained, are Joel
Newman, Russell Walker, Jean Gros-
berg, Rupert Bell, Robert Atkins,
Bernice Reed, Russell Runquist, Wil-
liam Milne, Sue Thomas, Florence
Harper, Edward Begle, and Robert
Merrill.
Detroit Ins ectors
Defend Heroine Of
Lewis Carroll Book
Alice, of Wonderland, Lewis Car-
roll's fantastic heroine, was hotly de-
fended by Ispectors Burt R. Shurly,
Douglas Jamieson, and Frank A. Gor-
man of Detroit Tuesday. Mrs. Laura
F. Osborne, president of the School
Board, attacked the Alice sketches
for schoolroom walls on the ground
that the bizarre figures of Alice, the
Mad Hatter, Tweedledum and Twee-
6iedee would have a bad effect on
young children. Her objections were
overruled, however, and the designs
'iere definitely approved by the
board, subject to the supervision of
George W. Styles, equipment engi-
neer.
Inspector Jamieson defended Alice
in Wonderland, saying that he saw
the moving picture by that name, and
that "the theatre was crowded with
children, who instead of being hor-
rified at the picture, seemed to enjoy
it very much."
He was seconded in his opinions
by Inspector Gorman. "My seven year
old daughter saw the movie," he said,
"and it seems to have impressed her
imagination. It's the first movie she

ever saw, the details of which she
could remember afterwards."
Mrs. Osborn claimed, however, that
the sketches used were out-dated and
not particularly interesting, suggest-
ing that something else be included
in their place,
"There are many other subjects
which would be more suitable," she
stated. "For instance, I would suggest
a picture of children at play. That
would be light and graceful. Or what
would be more appropriate in Mich-
igan than a cherry tree in full blos-
som?
In answer to the question of Dr.
Shurly as to whether she would sug-
gest the cherry tree that Washington
cut down, she replied that she meant
an upright tree. Adding, "besides, it
has never been definitely proved that
Washington cut down a cherry tree.
"Children are compelled to look at
the pictures on a schoolroom wall.
Think how terrible it would be for
kindergarten children to have to look
for a year at a picture of a gro-
tesque fat man balancing a snake on
his nose."
Dr . Shurly effectively answered
this argument with "Humph! As az
disciple of Aesculapius I've looked a
his symbol, which is a snake, for 38
years and it hasn't hurt me any."
All of those present refrained from
telling Mrs. Osborne that the snake
that she referred to was not a snake
but an eel, which Lewis Carroll refers
to as Father William.

It May Be Quaint -BTut I's Vlery Smairt

-Associo ;ed Press Photo
Here is an unusual hat for the demure miss. It is made of gray
felt, stitched with silver thread. A small bow at the back and a cornet
of pleated ribbon give it a flair. It goes nicely with a white fur coat
and muff.
Analysis O League A ctivities
Shows In crease In Patronage

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Dance Casses ome14ric Designs
T N I Brighten 1)resses
~, Figured mat erials are becoinn
I eyrnsh~'ijou madder arid giddier than ever, a nd
are providing an outet for our more
radical impulses. They are especially
alt' P4odueion, 1Jysica cheering just at this time of year
Eduatyn Phyrme when we are tiring of our drab winter
d"$ Ie rmn costumes and are turning our faces
Plan Prorani joiitly toward spring with ideas for all sorts
of gay doings, which we know must
A dance demonstration, which will be postponed indefinitely because of
represent primarily, the work done the near approach of final exams,
during the past semester in the dance certainly anything but gay doings
forms connected with the theatre though they may provide plenty of
will be given Jan. 24, in Lydia Men- excitement, if you like that kind.
delssohn Theatre, Valentine B. Stripes and checks are the most
Windt, dir'ector of Play Production, popular of these geometric designs
said yesterday. and are most often seen in wo.ol sport
The demonstration will be given frocks. These frocks balance their
under the joint auspices of Play Pro- giddy materials by using extremely
duction and the Department of Phys- simple lines and no decoration other
ical Education. Miss Emily White has than the material itself. Many are
been directing the dancers in their made after the style of the popular
work. shiitwaist frock while, early as it may
In speaking of the demonstration, ' eem for that sort of thing, short
Mr. Windt said that he long had sleeves are making their appearance
a feeling that the actor, with two im- in this type of dress. The checked
portant mediums of expression, voice figure is popularly used for the sep-
and body, should have training in arate skirt, which is worn with the
the development of the muscular twin sweater for campus wear and is
control which comes through dance exceedingly popular for active sports.
training. Bright colors are as much worn as
This is the first time that practice startling patterns, so this season can
in dance forms has been used at certainly not be called especially dull,
Michigan to improve body action on at least in the fashion liiie. It is in-
the stage. The results cannot be com- teresting to note that raspberry red
plete in so short a time, Windt said, has become a very popular shade
but they are "most certainly a step ( and promises to be good for spring
in the development of the use of such wear.
work." The colorful note can be provided
"The program for the demonstra- by accessories as well as by the ma-
tion will contain both exercises used terial of the frock itself. Several cam-
in the classroom, and finished panto- pus women have been noted recently
mimes, and thus will be entertaining who have brightened up their other-
as well as instructive," Mr. Windt ex- wise dull costumes by wearing hats of
plained. bright shades, which either matched
Attendance at the demonstration or harmonized with dress or coat.
will be invitational, but those who are These hats are usually small soft
interested will be considered if they wool turbans or brimmed felts, and
will call either the office of the edu- we have decided that a bright rust
cation department or the Play Pro- is the most popular shade.
duction office in the Laboratory
Theatre. I t-
Eventually, Mr. Windt hopes, he no ises
said, that it will be possible to have
the unification of all the arts such
as music and dancing, in the theatre, AndwcSororities
whc strdly the meeting place of --uri
the arts; and the work done this se- H old -inners
mester is the first step toward that .

In November of 1932, the Daily
carried a feature announcing the
awakening of the women to the fact
that there was place for many of
them in the League. Now it is well-
known that the women no longer de-
pend on the men to run their build-
ing. Twenty women live in the
League and are employed there. As
yet there seems no way to get around
the fact that the 16 men employed
cannot be replaced by women.
Figures for the patronization of the
cafeteria have considerably increased
in 1933 over those of 1932. Approxi-
mately 62,928 were served in the grill
room in 1933, and only 35,301 in
1932. Figures for the four months of
this last term show that there was
a gain of 8,250 patrons for Septem-
ber, 1933 over September of 1932; 7,-
668 gain for October, 1933, over the
Name month in 1932; 7,372 gain in
Novmber, and 4,337 in December.
Students who are working their
way through college were helped to
the sum of $12,000 paid them for
work in the League during the year.
Women students work in the grill
Mortarboard Will
Honor Sophomores
As there is no scholarship recog-
nition given to sophomore women,
Marian Giddings, '34, president of
Mortarboard, announced yesterday
that thesenior honorary society will
publish the names of those women
who have maintained an average of
half A and half B during the first
semester. They will entertain for
them early in the spring.
Miss Giddings expressed the wish
that next year's Mortarboard will
carry out the same idea in the hope
that the announcement will become
traditional.
TO Go Where
Motion Pictures: Michigan, "Right
to Romance" with Ann Harding; Ma-
jestic, "Duck Soup" with the four
Marx Brothers; Whitney, "Women
Won't Tell" and "Between Fighting
Men."
Dancing: League Ballroom, Union,
Hut, Dixie Inn, Joe Parker's, Prek-
etes'.
Children's Theatre: "Jack in the
Beanstalk" at Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre; matinee, 3:15 p. m. and eve-'
ning, 8:30 p. m.

room and check rooms, while men
are employed for elevator service and
for work on special dinner parties
where the trays are too heavy for
the women to carry. Although the
dining room in the League has been
closed this year, special parties are
still taken care of in the private din-
ing rooms, and many in the Russian
Tea Room. Food was served to 289,-
935 people during the year, according
to a report by Miss Alta B. Atkinson,
business manager of the League.
Clubs meet often at the League; as
indicated by the fact that 112,779
organized groups used the building
last year. Several large parties, such
as the two Inter-fraternity Balls, the
Panhellenic Ball, Victory Ball, and
special parties by honorary and social
fraternities added to the list of fuic-
tions.
The $9,000 remaining to be paid o i
the Undergraduate debt is rapidly
being paid by student activities. Miss
Ethel McCormick, social director of
the League, has initiated several new
movements lately, such as the danc-
ing classes, attended by 142 people,
the bridge classes in which 35 are en-
rolled, and the duplicate bridge tour-
naments, at which eight or ten tables
are set up every Tuesday night.
Profits from these and other activi-
ties go to the fund. Authorities ex-
pect that the debt will be completely
paid in another year.
Civic1 Thetrv NOw
in New P layhouse
Erroneous rumors have been heard
in Ann Arbor concerning the Detroit
Civic Theatre, which was reported
closed. This is not true, for it is still
functioning though not in the house,
formerly the Bonstelle Playhouse,
where it originated.
It is now situated in the Art Insti-
tute Theatre and is under the direc-
tion of Thomas Wood Stevens. All
this week it is presenting "Ch'is-
topher Bean" while for Saturday
matinee and Sunday night the pro-
duction will be "Pigeons."
FORMAL GOWN UNUSUAL
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11. - (P) -
For extremely formal affairs Mrs.
Ennalls Waggaman, wife of Major
Waggaman, wears a cafe-au-lait lace
gown trimmed with epaulets of sable.
At a recent ball she also wore one of
the new tiaras of brilliants and a
shoulder corsage of orchids.

goal.
Annioncle Slekette-White
Engageminat i Goiham
An engagement of interest to Uni-
versity students was that of Miss Ma-
ian White toi Paulirederick St eke- E
tee, Jr., ';0, recently am ouned in
New York. Miss White is the daugh-
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh White of
Scarsd ale and atended mL'.a Wil-I
lard School and Vassar College. Mr.!
Steketee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul F.
Steketee, attended Andover Academy
before his work here. He is now withI
the Keeler Bross Company of Grand
Rapids.
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CradateSilidenM Will
Give )anee Tomorrow!
There will be a dance for graduate
students from 9 until 12 p.in. Satur-
day in the Women's Athletic Build-
ing. Miss Jeanette Perry, assistant
dean of women is in charge of the
dance, at which Al Cowan and his
band will play. Miss Perry's assistants
are Miss Dorothy Ogborn, secretary
to the dean of women, and Miss
Marie Hartwig of the physical educa-
tion department. Tickets will be sold
at the door for 35 cents.
Today people try to live too much
in the early part of their lives. Prac-
tice moderation in all things. If you'
play, play. If you study, don't burn
the : midnight oil. - Dr. William
Guilford, aged, 101.

Several sororities have been enter-
taining recently at small rushing din-
ners, which, because of the proximity
of exams, are almost the only form
of social activity on campus.
Alpha Gamma Delta
The members of Alpha Gainuna
Delta sorority held a rushing dinner
for ten guests last night. Decorations
used were sweet peas, daffodils, yel-
low roses, narcissus, and heather,
with yellow candles. Mary Ellen Hall,
'34, was in charge of the dinner.
Benefit bridge parties will be held
tonight and tomorrow afternoon at
the chapter house. The alumnae and
the Mother's Club is sponsoring these
parties, which are under the direc-
tion of Florence Hiscock, '32.
Kappa Delta
Kappa Delta sorority entertained
four guests at a rushing dinner last
night. The house was decorated with
white tapers and roses.
Kappa Kappa Gamma
Betty Spray, '34, was in charge of
the rushing dinner at which Kappa
Kappa Gamma entertained four
guests last night.
Phi Mu Alpha
Phi Mu Alpha fraternity an-
nounced the initiation of Robert Wa-
ters, '3E, and Roland Waters, '36E,
yesterday.
The scroch kiss and the bunny-hug
of yesterday's film days seem to be
past. Love in the movies is now sweet
and simple -not that love is simple
- but you know what I mean -
Claire Trevor, movie actress.

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