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Official Ci-d Fced With Proble Histr Drama To Directs Fashion Show (
-" Be Presented Soon M
Decorating Microscopic Rooms P
IBY Play Production

Several guests were entertained
last night at a rushing dinner given
by the member of Theta Phi Alpha
sorority. Green tapers and pink tulle
bows made up the table decorations.
Alpha Xi Delta
Members of Alpha Xi Delta enter-
tained six guests at a rushing dinner
last night, according to Winifred Ar-
thur, '34, who was in charge of the
Pink roses and pink tapers were
used for decorations.
Delta Gamma
Delta Gamma pledges will enter-
tain the active members of the
sorority at a formal dance tonight.
Nancy Olds, '37, is in charge of ar-
rangements, and Max Gail's orches-
tra will play. Chaperones will be Mrs.
Phyllis Reynolds, Mr and Mrs. F. C.
Morgan, and Dr. and Mrs. William J.
Stapleton, Jr.
Delta Omicron
The Xi Chapter of Delta Omicron,
professional musical sororiay, opened
its rushing season recently with a tea
at the home of Mrs. Charles Ver-
schoor. The second event of the sea-
son was a bridge party held at the
home of Mrs. Lewis Gram.
Tuesday night the sorority pre-
sented Miss Virginia Mente, pianist,
and Miss Mary Jane Clark, harpist,
in a recital given at the home of Mrs.
Alexander G. Ruthven. Their pro-
gram included selections by Bach,
Chopin, Liszt, Corelli, Salzedo, Le-
schetizky, Durand, and MacDowell.
Tonight the Xi chapter is holding
a formal banquet at the Union.
Pledging will take place Sunday aft-
ernoon, March 4, at the League.
Delta Zeta
Delta Zeta recently entertained
four guests at a rushing dinner. An
oriental motif was carried out, and
the guests were seated on cushions
at a low table Janet Brackett, '36,
and Janet McPhee, '36, were in
charge of the party.
Helen Newberry
Katherine Choate, '36, athletic
manager for Helen Newberry, has
been elected as sophomore represen-
tative on the Helen Newberry Board
of Student Governors. She will re-
place Gertrude Walker, '36, who has
left school.
Sigma Kappa
Sigma Kappa sorority wishes to
announce the pledging of Ruth E.
Taylor, '36
Election of officers of Lambda Chi
Alpha was held Wednesday. The re-
sults of the election are Allen D. Mc-
Comb, '35, President; Floyd Hart-
man, '35, V i c e President; Keith
Davis, '35ED, Secretary; Ralph Whis-
ler, '35, Treasurer; Robert Heusel,
'36, Social Chairman; Stuart Reed,
'35, Initiation Chairman.
Lambda Chi Alpha
Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity is
entertaining at a closed pledged
formal tonight. Prof. Roland Rob-
inson will be the chaperon. The
music will be furnished by Bill
Marshall's orchestra.
The guests attending the dance are
Dorothy Bromley, '35, Irene Brom-
ley, Chicago, Barbara Otte, '37, Cath-
erine Shannon, '36, Lillian Weinman,
'34, Dorothy Bernard, Ypsilanti, Jean
Platz, Grosse Pointe, Luella Mae
Kees, Charlotte Bessmer, '36, Rose
Offly, '36, Ruth Kurtz, '34, Mary
Jane Moran, Grosse Pointe, Margaret
Culver, '35, and Joan Whetstone, '36.
Phi Sigma Kappa
Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity wishes
to announce the pledging of Richard
Hardenbrook, '37, Rochester, N. Y.,
and Robert Gingrich, '35, Grand
Theta Xi
Theta Xi fraternity held the sec-
and in its series of faculty dinners
Wednesday evening. Prof. J. S. Wor-
ley of the transportation engineering
division gave a short talk on the
future of railroads.
Theta Xi wishes to announces the
pledging of Charles Holkins, '37,

Honor Society
To IitiateNew
Memlcrs Soon

Margaret Hiscock, '36, is vice-presi-
dent of Alpha Lambda Delta, hon-
oiary sLho astic society, which will
1hold its annual initiation of new
members soon. Miss Hiscock, who was
chairman of the Soph Cabaret, is also
stidiomore reprcsexntative to the
League and a member of the execu-
tive committee for the Spring Parley.
Prof. John G. Winter of the Latin
department will speak at the next
~eeting of the A.AU.W. to be held
a( 3 p. m. Saturday in the Grand
Rapids Room of the League. Follow-
ing his speech, tea will be seryed, at
which Mrs. Alexander G. Ruthven,
arid Mrs. Gerrit ,J. Diekema will pour,
assisted by Mrs. M. J. Underwood
and Mrs. L. E. Rittershofer of the
junior group
Professor Winter will speak on
"The Excavation of Karanis and Its7
Contribution to Knowledge," in dis-
cussing the finds of the University
expedition there, and their impor-t
tance in the study of ancient history.

There's nothing quite as engross-
ing during the first days of a semes-
ter as the problems in interior dec-
oration which assail the distracted,
co-ed who is just moving into new?
quarters. If it happens to be herj
first experience with a sorority orI
dormitory room the problem of dec-
oaating it is a major one and even
if she is an old hand at the matter
it is a project which is apt to con-
sume all her time and energy for
the first few weeks to the exclusionI
of such minor matters as classes and
the getting of an education.
The main problem is that of raak-
ing a cell-like "dorm" room which
seems almost microscopic to the poor
freshman girl a bit more spacious and
home-like. This may be solved by
the judicious use of color and ar-
rangeinent of furniture, says Profes-
sor Herbert A. Fowler of the decora-
tive design department.
The large backgrounds and the
most important color notes should be
in general of blues, greens, and vio-
lets, the so-called cool colors, which
give the eflect of misty distances and
vistas. Por more striking spots of
color the orngyes, reds, and yellows,
and the neutra+l shades, for instane,
henna and the new tiger lily shade,
wvhichare oranges greyed, may be
used. ihe smaller articles such as
cushions and spreads should be in
these colors to give t o ii c h e s of
warmth to the room.
Orderliiess, w"lhicli is (Jite defi-
nitely not the forte of the average
college girl, is one of the prime req-
uisites for a sense of spaciousness.
By this is meant not only ordinary
neatness but primarily the placing
of furniture in many convenient
groupings with a free area left in
the middle of the room where one
may get at least a little feeling of the
wide open spaces.
To Carry out this effect a large
carpet is better than numerous small
rugs. It gives the illusion of space

as well as being more practical for
hurried exits and entrances or for
setting up exercises and the like.
The wall space may be treated in
much the same manner with pictures
grouped in connection with the fur-
niture to give an orderly effect and a
good deal of space between the
gioups to give the illusion of "mag-
nificant distances."
The pictures themselves in such
an intimate room should be small,
but the groups may be built up to
a considerable. size. The principle
invlved in the building up of large'
groups seems a bit complicated. A
person looing at a large group of
pictures infers that the room itself
must be large as there would not be
space enough in a very small room
for such a sizable group.
It may sound only like a very spe-
cial way of fooling the public, but it
really does work according to all the
Betsy BawI oii
thonors 1 6 AL
Sixteen girls were honored yester-
day at the annual scholarship dinner
dance held at the Betsy Barbour Dor-
mitory. Louise Van Evera, '37, had 45
honor points, or the eq1uivalnt of an
all-A record. The other I f girls, cah 1
having at least 35 honor points, were:
Helen Clark, '34SM, 1 avinia Creigh-
ton, '35ED, Billie Faulkner, '37, Jose-
phine Gibson, '37, Charlotte Hamil-
tIon, '37, Katlileeii Ma clntyre, '36,
Marie Mette, '37, Winifred Moffett,
'35, Nancy Quirk, '37, Elizabeth
Roura, '37, Mary Lou Traywick, '37,
Dorothy Vale, '37, Olive Webb, '35,
and Collin Wilsey, '35.
Mrs. Leona M. Diekera, B3etsy Bar-
bour director, l)resided( at the dinner,
which was a formal affair. Corsages
Were given to tie honored girls. The
decorations were black and white
candles with artificial flowers.
Sales Se:Record
An unprecedented event in the his-
tory of class dances has taken place
in connection with this year's Frosh
Frolic. All the tickets were sold on
the first day the sales were openedj
to upperclassmen, and nearly twol
weeks before the dance itself, accord-
ing to Richard Schumo, '37, chair-
Last year the Frolic was not sold
out until the day before the dance,
and then only when the price was
cut from $3.00 to $1.50. This year
300 tickets were sold in all, at $2.00
each. The dance takes place March
9 at the Union.
Isue Ldrary Science
Summer School Bulletin
The r e g u 1 a r announcement of
courses in the Library Science de-
partment of the 1934 Summer Ses-
sion, to extend from June 25 to Aug-
ust 17, was released this week and
is available at the office of Prof.
Louis A. Hopkins, Director of the
Summer Session.
A staff of nine librarians, including
three members of other institutions,
will be on the campus to teach the
courses offered, which will include
those for first year students in Li-
brary Science as well as those offered
primarily for graduates.

,1atake-up Techi iq ttehImp ofna it
For Various Roles In J. G. P .

Just as it is important for the mod-
ern girl to apply make-up to empha-
size her best features, so it is on the
stage that by following certain tech-
nicalities in the use or rouge and
black "liners" the essential charac-
teristics of a type may be brought
out. This was pointed out by Mary
Ferris, who is in charge of make-up
for "Gang's All There," in a recent
"The more general types are fairly
simple to portray," Miss Ferris said,
"Old age, for example, is shown by
dark grey "liners" for wrinkles at
the corners of the eyes, lines at the
mouth, shadows in the hollows of the
cheeks and spirit gum on the eye-
brows to make them appear shaggy,"
she explained.
It is even possible, Miss Ferris
stated, to make the face appear
broader or longer by placing the
rouge correctly. To effect an appear-
ance of wide features the rouge is
applied from near the center of the
face, shading almost tothe hairline
at the side of the face; for length,
of course, the opposite would be true.
In addition the eyebrows would be
drawn close to the eyes and the lips
colored broader to produce a full,
round face.
Transform Faces
The choruses for "Gang's All
There," according to Miss Ferris, will
require make-up judiciously applied
to transform feminine faces into
those of gangsters, chorines, "high
yaller gals," and Viennese doctors.
These will all provide interesting
problems in characterization, she
"The mug," she explained, "would
need coarse features, and so we will
have to thicken the eyebrows, brush
the hair straight back from the fore-
head, and darken the skin coloring.
There will be nothing on the eye-
lashes, and just a bit of eyeshadow,
while the lips will be a dark red with
the lower lip a little thick."
The doctors will have thin lines
drawn at the sides of their eyes, and
heavy shadows over the eyes to give
j dark effect, she continued. "We

shall probably make quaint Van Dyke
beards for them too."
Make Up "High-Yallers"
The "high-yaller gals," the colored
dancers in a night club will be cov-
ered with a dark yellow base; their
eyelashes will be heavily beaded, and
their lips will be thick and brilliant
red. The "molls" will not be espe-
cially difficult to make-up, Miss Fer-
ris remarked, for placing the rouge in
round, red spots in the center of the
cheek, brightening their lips, and
giving them a great deal of eyesha-
dow will produce that "hard' look.
'In any dramatic production the
acting is naturally an outstanding
feature, but just as good sets and
appropriate costumes are essential,
the proper make-up is necessary,"
Miss Ferris said.
Glee Clubs To Meet
Today At Lab Theatre
A meeting of members of the
University Glee Clubs will be held
at 4 p. m. today at the Labora-
tory Theatre, when they will be
given an opportunity to learn
some of the music for "The Gon-
doliers," before the first impor-
tant general rehearsal to be held
at 2:30 p. m. Sunday. Inasmuch
as action will be set at this time,
it is necessary that everyone who
wishes to be considered seriously
be present.
Motion Pictures: Michigan, "If I
Were Free" with Irene Dunne and
Clive Brook; Majestic, "My Lips Be-
tray" and "Hell and High Water"
with Richard Arlen; Whitney, "Mur-
der on the Campus" and "Marriage
on Approval", Wuerth, "The Chief"
and "East of 5th Street."
I hncing: Union, Chubb's, Hi-Hat
Inn, Joe Parker's, Dixie Inn, Preke-
Clildrtr.'s Theatre: "The Pied! Pi-
per of Hamelin Town"; Lydia Men-
delssohn Theatre; 3:30 p. in.



and His Orchestra

All-leather heels . . buckles
tiny perforations . .. and
Kilties . .. just a few new
additions that make Rough
Grains your choice for Spring.

A meeting of the active chapter of
Alpha Lambda Delta, freshman hon-
orary scholastic sorority, was held
yesterday afternoon at the League.
Plans were made for the initiation of
new members, which is to take place
this month at the home of Dean
Alice Lloyd, who is an honorary
member. Winifred Bell, '36, president,
presided at the meeting.




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