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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

-ortarboard Names

1

10;

League

Announces

Con mitee

Chairman

Seven Hundred
Women Attend
Huge Banquet
Dean Lloyd, Dr. Bell Talk
At Installation Ceremon-
ies; Officers Also Speak
(Continued from Page 1)
give way to co-operation. An intelli-
gent attitude toward extra-curricular
activities was also one of the aims
that she stressed.
Dr. Margaret Bell, as head of the
physical education department, ex-
pressed great faith in the new plan,
and inĀ° the possibilities shown in. the
new athletic committee for further
co-operation'between the League and
the Women's Athletic Association. Bil-
lie Griffiths, retiring president of the
W.A.A., also spoke of this in turning
her office'over to Miss Root,.newly-
elected president.
-Marian Giddings, '34, -president:of
Mortarboard, gave. a short. talk ex-.
plaining the ideals of the,, society be-
fore the members went through the
traditional tapping services.-
Ada Blackman, '35, secretary of the
League for the past year, gave the
financial report of the League, and
expressed the belief that the amount
earned this year had a good chance
of.equalling that of last. Total re-
ceitps for the period from June, 1933,
to April-34, 1934, were $2,312.26, ac-
cording to Miss Blackman's report,
and expenditures totaled $1,704.53 for
the same period. This latter figure
includes $900 turned over., to the
Undergraduate -Campaign Fund, -the
secretary indicated, and the resulting
balance is $697.73. - -
Several musical numbers enter-
tained the diners between courses.
Three acts from the recent Junior
Girls Play, "Gang's All There," were
presented, including the Scrubwom-
en's Chorus, with Mary Morrison,
'35SM, Helen Strand, '35, and Miss
Maynard. Jane Cissel,- '34Ed., and
Miss Morrison sang another number
which was featured in the play, and
Charlotte Whitman, '35SM, feminine
lead, also sang. The program con-
cluded with several numbers by the
Freshman Women's Glee Club. Miss
Aigler was in charge of the banquet.
The new Mortarboard initiates will
wear the traditional mortarboard
caps on campus today to mark their
achievement.

Prosperity Queen

Interpretation To Be Stressed
Above Theme In Dance Recital

White

Accessories

Add Spring Toutc
To Aew Costumes
Here it is at last, that long awaited
and much hoped for warm weather.
At last we can wear in comfort which
heretofore we have only exhibited to
the admiring public at the cost of
severe colds in the head and a vague
feeling of . inappropriateness. And
finally, may we announce to a col-
legiate public which does not seem
to need the announcement, that le-
gitimate season for white shoes has
arrived.
Following closely upon the advent
of white shoes we have white acces-
sories of all kinds suddenly making
their appearance. Gloves have not
only gone all white but they are mak-
ing their appearance in the most
summery of summer fabrics. Organ-
dy is featured in all sorts of gloves.
Among the varieties we have the all
organdie glove with a frill-like cuff
of the same material trimmed with
eyelit embroidery.
Organdy is combined with almost
any other material "what is," for in
addition to these styles we have
gloves of pique, mesh, and of a lastex
material . all fca1u0ing .an organdy
cuff.
Fabric -gloves appear in other ma-
terials too, to combine with all your
summer frocks. There is a crepon
glove which looks like seersucker as
well as silk pique which is cool and a
bit more substantial looking than the
fluttery fabrics. Of course, if you
want something still more substan-
tial ther&is-always white -leather--.
ette:
J.G.P. MHEETING CALLER -- -
All womtn planniing. to ,Write .a
script for next year's Junior Girls'
Play should attend a meeting at
4 p.m. today in the League,. ac
cording to JulieKane, Junior Girls
Play chairman. Russell Mcrack-'
en will speak.

-Associated Press Photo'
Gleta Del Glass, Coral Gables, Fla.,
is wearing a bathing suit made of
"currency" fora state-wid~e celera-
(ion in Florida May 5 to signalize the
return of prosperity.
CHAPTER HOUSE
ACTIVITY NOTES
Alpha Delta Pi
The alumnae of Alpha Delta Pi
sorority are holding a meeting at 8
p.m. today at the home of Mrs. Dor-
othy Farnsworth, Dixboro.
Alpha Omicron Pi
Alpha Omicron Pi entertained 30
couples at a dinner party Saturday
night. Mary Alice Baxter, '36, was
in charge of the affair and planned
jonquils and ivory candles as table
decorations. After the dinner sev-
eral of the members and their guests
attended the last performance of the
Union Opera.
Eleanor Welsh, Port Huron, and
Mary M.-Stone and Muriel Rumsey,
both of Romeo, were guests of the
house for the week-end.
Chi Omega
A faculty reception was held Sun-
day afternoon by Chi Omega sorority.
Several Ann Arbor alumnae and pa-
tronesses also attended. The decora-
tions consisted of purple iris and
talismans. Among those present were
Mrs. C. L. Washburn, Mrs. Paul Lee-
dy, and Mrs. A. H. Stackard Wilma
Lester, '36, poured
Delta Delta Delta
The following officers of Iota chap-
ter of Delta Delta Delta were among
those installed at a meeting yester-
day: president, Harriet Spiess, '35;
vice-president, Eleanor Young, '36;
house treasurer, Winifred Trebilcock,
'36; fraternity treasurer, Louise
Stone, '36; and rushing chairmen,
Catherine Shannon, '35, and Char-
lotte Whitman, '35.
Miss Winifred B. Chase, dean of
women of Wayne University, and a
charter member of Iota chapter, was
a guest of the house during the
Schoolmasters' Club meetings last
week-ieAd.
Delta Zeta
.Delta Zeta announces the pledging
of Jean Greicus, '35, Ingallston; and
Jeanette Will, '36, Iron Mountain.
Theta Chi
Theta. Chi fraternity entertained
Friday night, with the house trans-
formed for the evening into a bowery
dance hall. Mr. and Mrs. Len Wil-
son and_Doctor Brace were thp chap-
crons for the evening.
The guests included: Marjorie Tur-
ner, '37, Helen.. Mary Nyland, '37;
Janet Kappler, '36; Gladys Draves,

By JOSEPHINE McLEAN
The bystanders rise swaying and
swinging their arms with ever increas-
ing speed and at last they make a'
moad dash forward to greet the parade.
"The Parade," interpreted by men
and women from Play Production, is
one of the most effective composi-
tions of the Dance Recital to be
given Tuesday, May 8, in Lydia Men- '
delssohn Theatre.
It is a dramatic stylization com-
posed by Doris Humphreys, promi-
nent modern dancer who is presenting
a program in the Dramatic Season.
Miss Emily White, director of the re-
hearsals for the recital studied under
Miss Humphreys before she came+
here. Miss White in her capacity of
instructor of physical education+
rhythms classes, Play Production
rhythms classes, and Dance Club, se-
lected the most talented students
from these three groups for the re-
cital.
. Working on Modern Dance
These students are working with
the modern dance which in its best
and broadest sense signifies contem-
porary trends in non-social dancing.
It is distinct from formal folk danc-
ing in that it plays with the forms
and possibilities of dance for its own
sake. Just as in the other modern arts
emphasis is placed on interpretation
and design rather than literary and
sentimental ideas.
The modern dance necessitates a
fuhdanrental feeling for rhythm and
total body .movement, and is there-
fore more intricate than the tap .or
tango in which steps are the prin-
ciple consideration. The modern dance
is a creation. Music must be chosen,
the dance modelled to it and then
practiced. It takes years of study to
acquire a high degree of, technical
proficiency.
Because of the complexity of the
modern dance a recital requires a
tremendous amount of work. Miss
White has held rehearsals every after-
noon and evening since the beginning
of the new semester.
Two Compositions Included
Collin Wilsey has developed two
compositions of unusual interest, the
Bach' choral and the fire dance of
De Falla. The former will center on
Musical Sorority
Conducts Initiation
Xi chapter of Delta Omicron, na-
tional musical sorority, held a for-
mal initiation Sunday morning in the
Alumnae Room of the Michigan
League. The initiates were Miss
Harriet Crow, Alpena, and Mrs. C.
Merle Dixon, Ann Arbor.
The initiation was conducted by
Miss Sarah Lacey, president of the
sorority, and the music was in charge
of Mrs. Carl Smith, pianist, and Miss
Genevieve Sproat, violinist. After
the ceremony, a dinner was given in
the Russian Tea Room in honor of
Miss Georgia.Lightfoot, new province
president from Beta chapter, Detroit.
'36, Jean McLean, '37, Mary Alice
Krieger, '37, Betty Goutremont, '37,
Winifred Arnold, '37, Elizabeth Pas-
co, '34, Esther Greenwood, '36, Betty
Sweeney, '37, Mary Louise Schwerdt,
'36, Margaret Parmeter, '37, Virginia
Callor, '37, Alma Wadsworth, '35,
Maurine Burnside, '36, Cynthia Stark,
'36, Cecilia Richardson, '36, and Har-
riet Fowler '37.
Attending from out of town were
the Misses Marjorie Messmore, Pa-
tricia Sheehan, Marion Look, Jane
La Chapelle, and Betty Fundis, all
of Detroit; Marion Brink and Marion
Wynne, Kalamazoo; and Arlene Alt-
richter, Traverse City.

design and movement rather than re-
ligion, although a chorus will sing,
"Now Let Every Tongue Adore Thee."
The latter is an invocation to fire,
primitive in spirit. Three groups dance
against a'rhythmic background.
Five men, Oren Parker, art direc-
tor for Play Production, Lester Grif-
fith, Frank Funk, Carl Ellsworth, and
Truman Smith collaborated in the
formation of a dance. The movements
show the struggle between good and
evil, wherein evil triumphs.
Charles Harrell has designed a
number satirizing war, in which the
characters are capitalists, clergymen,
and common people. It will be done
on three different levels.
A composition done to the music
of Satie, modern French composer,
has been worked out by Julia Wilson
in the archaic Greek manner. Em-
phasis is on balance and the whole
gives the impression of figures on a
vase.
Because of enthusiastic receptions
the recital will also include two repe-
titions. The Political Meeting will
again be put on by Play Production.
It is a dramatic stylization executed
in - three different rhythms. Instead
of piano accompaniment, a wooden
.block will be used to set the rhythm.
Each beat signifies a reaction to a
speech, and the orator reflects the
accents of all three groups. "Cac-
chuca," a gay dance from the Gon-
doliers, will also be repeated.
The following persons . are now
working on solos: Harry Pick, Mary
Pray, Collin Wilsey, Althea Lisle, and
Francis Manchester.
New Officers
Are Installed
At Stalker Hall
Cabinet DiscussesPla ns
For New Year As Part Of
Retreat Ceremony
At the annual spring retreat held
at Stalker Hall last week-end, the old
and new members of the cabinet of
that organization met to talk over
plans for the new year as well as ac-
complishments of the past. The new-
ly-elected officers and council mem-
bers were acquainted with the differ-
ent departments and the responsibil-
ities connected with each.
H. Roy Mooi, "'6M, was chosen
president; Mary Lunny, '35, vice-pres-
ident; George Crossley, '35E, secre-
tary; and Arthur Mansure, '36, will
be treasurer of the hall.
The recently-elected council con-
sists of the following chairmen: Ray
Carroll, '37, and Rachel Lease, '37SM,
devotions; Harriett Breay, '37, music;
Mary Lunny, '35, deputations; June
Currie, '35, fellowship; Dorothy Arm-
strong, '36, Sunday seminar; Phyllis
Huston, '37, Dorothy Earls, '35, and
Betty Howard, '36Ed. Sunday night
suppers; Francis Bennett, '34A, social
affairs; Betty Gibbon, Grad., recrea-
tion; Chuck Stocking, '36A, advertis-
ing; Roselynn Chapels, '35, world af-
fairs; and Florence Hartsuff, '35P,
Kappa Phi.
Four other chairmen of Weseyan,
Wesley Players, social service, and
journalism, will be appointed by the
president in the near future.
FUR COATS made up, re-
paired, cleaned, stored, or
remodelled into Jacquettes,
Capes, etc.
E. L GREENBAUM
j MJ Spring, SPoe 962

Artist's Studio
Is Settin i For
'A Little Love'
First Hopwood Winner Is
To Be Produced Here;
Was On Week's Tour
A typical artist's apartment located
in Greenwich Village forms the basis
for the set of "A Little Love," a draw-
ing-room comedy by Vincent Wall,
Grad., which is to be given May 3,
4, and 5 by Comedy Club.
The set represents the efforts of
the artist himself, and indicates that
a dabbler in aft may come near the
point of artistry, although just miss-
ing it. In this case the set, in reality
designed by Howard Fettes, '34, has
modernistic walls of yellow with
brown horizontal lines superimposed
and woodwork of a contrasting blue.
The whole effect is one of near-
artistry which nevertheless lacks a
certain element of synchronization.
The costumes, planned by Ann
Verner, '35L, and Ferol Brinkman,
who is directing the play, are to be
modern clothes harmonizing with the
colors of the set. The costumes used
in the Ann Arbor production will be
completely different from those used
when Comedy Club toured several.
Michigan cities during Spring Vaca-I
tion with the same show.
" The leads in the play, which is a
Hopwood prize winner of last spring,
will be taken by Ruth Hussey, Grad.,
and David Zimmerman, '35, with the
supporting leads taken by Ann Ver-
ner, '35L, and Jay Pozz, '34. "A Little
Love." which is a full three-act play,
is the first winner of a Hopwood

prize to be actually
stage.

presented on the

The week-end was a gay one, withA
the Military Ball, traditionally col-
orful, and its attendant dinners and
parties. There is something about'
a display of uniforms, sabres and
boots, and gorgeous gowns that ap-
peals to the romantic in all of us
and the yearly military parade brings
with it an atmosphere of joyousness
that pervades the whole town.
In addition to this'notable event
there was a Bowery Ball at Theta
Chi fraternity Friday night with folks
driving up in buggies, the house made
over to look like a scene from the his-
toric Bowery, and everyone in typi-
cal costumes.
Annual "Village" Party
The Alpha Rho Chi -fraternity en-
tertained a great number of guests
at their annual Greenwich Village
dances Friday and Saturday nights.
Everyone attended in smocks and be-
tiets, and the rooms were very clev-
erly decorated in murals and paint-
ings to resemble several different
types of stock settings. The murals
were a joy to see, one room represent-
ing a night club, with a chorus of
Harlem gals dancing gayly on the
walls. Another room was called Chi-
natown, with dragons in all colors
and sizes on the walls and ceiling.
A Turkish harem room was done in
typical Arabian Nights style with
Beginning Tuesday
Clearance of all early-
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Sweaters, Skirts,
Hosiery
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Mction Pictures:

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Man Is Mine" with Irene Dunn and
Gene Raymond; Majestic, "Sons of
the Desert" with Laurel and Hardy
and "Keep 'Em Rolling"; Whitney,
"The Crosby Family"; Wuerth, "Car-
olina" with Janet Gaynor.
Dancing: League Grill Room, Den,
Tavern, Hi-Hat Inn, Preketes.
ELECT TAU DELTA PHI OFFICERSj
In the election of officers of the!
Tau Delta Phi fraternity held yes-
terday the following were elected:
Carl E. Gold, consul; Benjamin Mey-
erow, custos; George D. Halprin,
scribe; Milton A. Mintz, historian;
Edward L. Cushman, quaestor.

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the pictured ladies in long diaphan-
ous gowns and painted sultans in
baggy jeweled trousers; and one of
the prize touches was a -painted aqua-
rium with lovely colored fishes of all
hues swimming merrily around in a
painted pool. Among the feminine
guests at the party were Martha Bow-
en, Carol Hanan, Jane Reed, and
Margaret Culver.
Organdies, Chiffons
Organdies, chiffons, and laces were
popular among feminine party-go-
'ers at the Theta Phi Alpha sorority
informal dance Saturday night. 'Hel-
-en Foley chose red organdie, while
brunette Francesca Schrauder was
-charming in a pale lemon-tinted
gown. Marie Heid, dance chairman
of the 1934 J.G.P., chose a red crepe
dress with a cleverly cut back dec-
ollete and long fitted sleeves. Mar-
garet Robb was dressed in brown
organdie, smartly fitted. Dorothy
Reeves^ chose black lace, Mrs. Roy
Batie, Detroit, was lovely in a black
and white printed chiffon with a
high neckline. Miss Eleanor Batie,
Detroit, chose blue and white plaid
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