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THE MICHIGAN DAILY
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Costume Party
Will Be Given,
At Grage s"
Tour Enables WellKnown
Orchestra Letder T ie
Here May 11
Maurie Sherman and his orchestra
have been signed to play for the
Architects' Costume Party to be held
May 11 at.Granger's Ballroom, ac-
cording to an announcement made
yesterday by Don Lyon, '34A, gen-
eral chairman. "We have been par-
ticularly fortunate in signing Sher-
man and have been able to do so only
because he is going to be on tour at
that time and had one open date to
be filed," Lyon said.
Sherman is well-known in and
around Chicago where he played at
many restaurants and night clubs.
He has the distinction of having
played the longest consecutive en-
gagement at College Inn in Hotel
Sherman.
The members of the orchestra will
don costumes in the spirit of the par-
ty, Lyon said. They will wear dark
trousers with a bright 9ummerband,
white shirts open at the throat, bright
waistcoats and red fezzes.
A perspective of the setting for the
party has been made by Prof. Roger
Bailey of the College of Achitecture
and is now on display in the winlow
of a state St. store. Work on the
decorations will be started at Gran-
ger's as soon as the working draw-
ings are completed, which should be
some time this week, Lyon said. The
winning design in the poster contest
which ended yesterday will also be
placed on display.
Tickets, which went on sale Fri-
day morning, have been selling rap-
idly.
'Papa' Bosses,
But Not When
He's At Home
PARIS, April 23.-- /P) -"Papa"
Doumergue, however dictatorial he
may be with his new powers as prem
ier of France, meets a dictatrix at
home.
She's a gray-haired woman with
a gentle quiet smile and she "rules"
her famous husband with a tct Rd
softness which equals the premier's
own..
"I'm not La Preside te," she S9ys.
"I'm the wife of Monsieur itofler-
gue,.
Keeps Vigilant VOch
"Home," by her own c'4iice, is 'not
the ornate apartment In the fore i
ministry generally ocupie' by the
head of the French goverient, bit
a quiet, two-room, hotel apartnent
overlooking the Tuileries Gardens.
"I can take better care of hin
here," she said when she made her
choice.-
There she watches over his cogfert
with a vigilance nothmig ,can gh e.
His food, his health, an i q94ie at-
mosphere are always her firt con-
cern. She stands between 'i And
scores of folk who might waste his
time.
Peace Follows Tur'moil
When France's, "man of the hour"
shakes from his shoulders parliamen-
tary investigations and political man-
euvers, he puts on his derby hat and
goes home. There, with a radio and
books - and a plain-clothesman on
guard outside the door -"Mama"
Doumergue generally is waiting for
him.
Here is her recipe for keeping him
happy and comfortable -one that

has made French women famous for
their finesse throughout the world.
"I take my cue from him when
he comes home. I never talk unless
I see he wants to. He has much on
his mind these days. If he comes in
and goes into the other room to work,
I wait till he comes out.
"I never tap on the door or call
and if it passes the dinnier hour I just
let him work - and wait. Whenever
we're together I suit my mood to his
- and I don't talk unless he feels
like it."
Michigan Dames Bridge
Group To Meek Toight
The bridge group of the Michigan
Dames will hold its last meeting of
the season tonight at 8 p.m. in the
Alumnae room at the League. This
group has held a party each month-
throughout the year, and at this time
the husbands of the members are in-
vited for this last meeting.
There will be tables for both aup-
tion and contract. Arrangements are
being made by Mrs. Waldo Steidt-
mann.

1aoy WProdtwion To Present Hit
yKamurfil, 'Once hi Ufiftnw'
Ity'LOIS IOtER ilar to this year's Junior Girls Play
Unable to decide for a moment in featuring a show within a show,
just what was happening in the Lab- this time the inside show is a talk-
oratory Theatre amid all the clatter ing picture, "Gingham and Orchids,"

(411.5 Spring Suit

of a rehearsal involving at least 25
people as well as a stage crew con-
structing a set immediately behind
the actors, the bewildered reporter
at last had recourse to Russell Mc-
Cracken, who seemed to be in charge
of the pandemonium.
Show Within Show
According to Mr. McCracken's cx-
planation it was riierely a rehearsal
for Play Production's "Once in a
Lifetiine," which opens Thursday in
the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre. Sim-
Children's Play
o Be Revived
This Week-End
"Jack and the Beanstalk," Chil-
dren's Theatre production given dur-
ing January, will be revived in honor
of the Schoolmasters Club meeting
in Ann Arbor this week. The play
il be given at 3:30 p.m., Friday,
April 27, in the Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre.
Admission will not be limited to
members of the Schoolmasters Club
because of the interest of others as
manifested by the sell-out houses
during the regular run of the play.
Tickets for members of the club will
be on sale at the desk where fees
are originally paid, and at the box
office for the general public. Julie
Kane, '36, newly elected JG.P. chair-
man, is in charge of the ticket sale.
"Jack and the Beanstalk" is being
presented by the Ann Arbor Chil-
dren's Theatre, the newest under-
graduate project on campus, which
is sponsored by the League, in co-
opel'ation with 'Play Production. The
production is creeled by 'Russell Mc-
Cracken, With the sets done by Oren
Parker, '34A, niewly appointed art
director on the flay Production staff,
and costumes done by Katheriine Mo-
Gregor, '34.
Charlotte Barrows Chorpenn ing, of
the Goodmpnan Theatre of Chicago,
which presents children's plays
throughout the year, is the author of
"Jack and the Beanstalk." This
rnelodraina for adults as well as for
children is based on the old legend
made famous by the Browning poem.
Tickets will be on sale for 25 cents.

which is to be produced as a "Glo-
gauer Super Jewel," but which after
it is completed on schedule, turns out
to be the wrong picture, due to the
similarity of the script basket and the
waste paper basket.
"Once in a Lifetime," as may be
guessed by this time, is a satire on
activities in that greatest of indus-
tries, the moving picture, as seen by
George Kaufman, who believes that
there is a Big Job in Hollywood for
anyone who can consistently turn sut
the wrong picture, the only possible
danger being that he might at some
time turn out the scheduled picture.
Actual Movie Set
An actual movie set, with all the
sound apparatus, cameras, lights, and
action, appears in the show, as well
as the people who would appear in
that environment of environments.
One of the technical difficulties of the
show, however, is the director's un-
controllable habit of eating India
nuts, which are opened with a re-
sounding crack, duly recorded on the
sound track. Incidentally this part
of the rehearsal was somewhat held
up, because of the fact that Goddard
Light, '35, who appears as the direc-
tor, had already eaten up all the
India nuts available in Ann Arbor. All
in all, "Once in a Lifetime" lives up
to the enviable reputation of all sat-
ires in the true Kaufman manner,
which includes such successes as
"Beggar on Horseback" and "Of Thee
We Sing."
L-.
Elections Will
Be Held Frida
Nominations For Offices
Wni Be Made By Conm-
oi ltee Today
Elections for the three vice-presi-
dents of the League and the three
positions on Judiciary Council will
be held at the League Friday after-
noon. Nominations for the positions
will be made today by the same board
which passed on the League presi-
dential applications some time ago.
The 'oard will be augmented by Max-
inie Maynard, '35, and Barbara Suth-
i1' ai14 l Js Vi . )OXXTW ffioarc %I11.a TLea< ue.

Cast Seleted
Fo r opa ze
Is Announced
Frenel Cluh ProdcIltion IS
To Star Frank Funk, '35,
In Title Role
The cast for "Topaze," to be pre-
sented Tuesday, May 1, by the Cercle
Francais, has been announced, ac-
cording to M. Rene Talamon, direc-
tor. The roles will be taken by Frank
Funk, '35, Robert Hogg. '34, John
Maulbetsch, Grad., John Schmidt,
'35, Maurice Demers, '35; Edward
Campbell, '34, Harry Bal'tuck ,Grad.,
William F. Miller, '35, Isabel Boni-
cave, '34, Nan Diebel, '35, Ruth Kar-
pinski, Grad., and Norma Cove, '34.
Funk, who plays the difficult lead
as the naive and unsophisticated Pro-
fessor Topaze, has starred in a num-
ber of Play Production dramas. He
had the role of the hunchback Sir
Robert Cecil in "Elizabeth the
Queen," and also an important part
in "The Round Table." Miss Diebel,
who will appear as the selfish daugh-
ter of the school head, is remembered
for her important role in the recent-
Junior Girls Play. Nearly all the
other members of the cast have taken
part in previous French Club pro-
ductions.
A group of boys from University
High School are being trained for
the classoom scenes in the play.

c n ,i e cr of e Lague
Elections for officers of the Woin-
i f ySrean's Athletic Association will also b
.rsst Of FacuWlly es held Friday. New irembers of the
O f I lnces To 0 e I (etd stuffs of W.A.A. and the League will
he installed at the annual Installation
The final dance in a series of six banquet to be held Mgnday, April 30.
faculty-alumni dances will be held Members of the League board
tonight in the Union ballroom. Mrs. which will make the nominations are
W. V. Marshall is general chairman bean Alice Lloyd and Dr. Margaret'
for the party, at which a hundred Bell representing the faculty, Gay
couples are expected to attend. Mayer, '34Ed., present League presi-
Assisting Mrs. Marshall are 'Mrs. dent, Harriet Jennings, '34, chariman
J. L. Blott, Mrs. Harold Gordon, Mrs. of Judiciary council, Ruth Robinson,
Chas. Jamison, Mrs. George Lewis, '34, chairman of board of represen-
Mrs. Willard Olson, and Mrs. Albert I tatives, Miss Maynard and Miss Suth-
Crown Prince Who May Be Japanese Ruler

--Associated Press Photo
Mrs. Harrison Williams, named by
Paris fashion houses as America's
best dressed woman, is shown upon
her return to New York. She wore an
ensemble consisting of emerald green
tailored dress and green swagger-cut
tweed suit, green hat and tie and.
brown shoes and gloves.
Mortarboard Entertains
For Sophconore Wonen
Mortarboard, senior honorary so-
ciety, entertained at a theatre party
Siaturday in honor of sophomore
wonmenwil whose scholastic averages for
S5(uste~ wAere at least half A and
half B.
The g'OUlp attefnded the matinee
of "Wonder Bar," and then had tea
at the League. The officers for Mor-
tarboard aire. Marian Giddings, '34,.
presiden, Rui i Duhme, '34, secre-
tary, and Ada, Blackman, '34, treas-
itrer.
~(:Ai~i:~;IL liz iile
LAWIRENCE, Kan., April 23. --
Rushing activities for sororities at
the University of Kansas have been
moved up to a point where they do
not interfere with the activities of
freshman week by recent action of the
Panhellenic Council here.
Under the new rusihng rules all
rushees must come here the Wednes-
day 10 days before the opening of
classes. TPeas and dinners will be
held at the various houses Thursday
and Friday, with a final party at the
"preferential" house on Ss turday
night, and preference slips will be
made out Sunday morning. Hence
formal pledging will be held Sunday
night, when rushing week will be of-
ficially over.
It was explained that the change
was necessary so that formal pledg-
ing would not interfere with the op-
ening activities of the Freshman
Week, starting with the opening con-
vocation Monday night. It was point-
ed out that women who were pledged
late Monday afternoon were invari-
able late to the convocation.
SOCIEDAD LUSPANICA MEETS
Socfedad Hispanica will meet at
7:30 tonight at the League. Robert
Thomas, '36, president of the club,
will speak on Madrid. A short
speech will be given by Walter
Schaeffer, '36, secretary of the or-
ganization.
SEE
for "EN S

eatlher Probllemns
What's the use in getting all het
up about spring anyway? No sooner
are you on the verge of relegating all
your winter wardrobe to the attic
than along comes another wintery
blizzard and you have to dig the fur
coat out of mothballs and rescue the
galoshes from oblivion.
Despite chilly blasts there is one
spring style which persists and which
can be worn under the warmest of
coats just to prove to the world that
you are optimistic at least. This is
the print frock, which appears every
year as the harbinger of warm weath-
er clothes.
This year the print has shown a
decidedly yellow note which has cap-
tured all the hypothetical sunshine
whch is so lacking lately. Brown is
used as a background in the yellow
prints and is also good combined with
green.
A newly popular combination is
that of dark blue and green. It may
sound rather "mal-de-merish" to the
uninitiated, but is in reality very
smart and striking. An outfit recent-
ly seen on campus which used this
color scheme to advantage was a
short-jacketed suit of dark blue sheer
wool. The dress was finished at the
neck with a large ruffle of green and
blue striped taffeta which was worn
over the jacket.
Ruffs of organdy or of other sheer
white materials are often worn to
lighten the print frock. Three large
organdy posies tucked coyly under the
chin are also a very popular trim-
ming and another is the lacy, ruffly
jabot which can make almost any
frock look delightfully feminine.
SOCIOGICAL SOCIETY MEETS
There will be a meeting of Alpha
Kappa Delta, honorary sociology so-
ciety, tonight at 8 p.m. at the home
of Prof. Robert C. Angell. Several
of the student members will talk on
their particular field of research.

Prints Help

AoVe

-Associated Press Photo
This is the first picture of Crown Prince Akihito Tsugo-No-Miya
of Japan, first 19y to be born to the emperor and empress of Nippon.
Ie is shown at the age of three months.

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