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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1934

17HE MIC111GAN DAILY

Sigma Delta C7hi Announces Revival Of Traditional Gridiron

Dance

Herbie Kay And
His Band Will
Play At Union
Admission To BL1ll Will Be
By Invitation Only; Set
Dec. 8 As Date
Revival of the traditional Gridiron
Dance, last held in the spring of 1931
in the new Publications Building, was
announced last night by officers of
Sigma Delta Chi, national professional
journalistic fraternity, following a
business meeting of the society.
Herbie Kay and his well-known
dance orchestra, direct from a long
engagement on the West Coast, have
been engaged to play for the dance.
It will be held from 9 to 12 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 8 in the ballroom of
the Union.
In accordance with the traditional
arrangements for the dance there will
be no public sale of tickets. They may
be obtained only by invitation from
members of the active chapter of
the fraternity.
Committee Of Four
The committee in charge of general
plans for the ball includes W. Stod-
dard White, '35, president of the local
chapter, Robert S. Ruwitch, '35, E.
Jerome Pettit, '35, and Thomas H.
Kleene, '36.
At the last dance given by Sigma
Delta Chi, the famous Oil Can was
presented to the "most loquacious
lubricator" on the campus, who at
that time was adjudged to be Prof.
Waldo Abbot. Officials plan to resur-
rect the trophy from Morris Hall to
present to the current lubricator.
In past years, the oil can has been
held by Dean of Students Joseph
A. Bursley, Prof. John L. Brumm of
the journalism department, Fielding
x. Yost, director of intercollegiate
athletics, and former President Clar-
ence Cook Little.
To Present Oil Can
Comparable to the national Grid-
iron Banquet held annually in Wash-
ington, D. C., at which newspapermen
"ride" the federal administration, the
dance will include the ceremony of
presenting the oil can to the so-called
"loquacious lubricator."
Kay's orchestra is prominent
throughout the Mid-West, having ap-
peared frequently at class parties on
various university campuses in this
sector of the country. The band has
not played here since several years
ago when they furnished the music for
the annual J-Hop. Kay and his or-
chestra also played a long engage-
ment in the Blackhawk Cafe in Chi-
cago's Loop two years ago.
Committeemen stated last night'
that a complete list of patrons and
patronesses for the dance will be an-
niounced within the next few days
Tickets will be sold at $2 per couple.
HOAD TALKS AT LANSING
Prof. William C. Hoad, of the sani-
tary and municipal engineering de-
partment, adiressed an open meeting
of Sigma Xi at Michigan State Col-
lege last night.

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The best-dressed co-eds on Ohio State University's campus were judged as follows by fellow-students.
Left to right they are: Janet Gates, Columbus, 0.; VirginIa Shipley, Marion, 0.; Marthe Ann Frahrer, Colum-
bus; Elaine Weitz, Cleveland Heights; and Betty Mae York, Carnegie, Pa.

Busy Week-End Scheduled As Sophomore Cabaret
rarewell To Football Season To Hod I'"us

ETryouts for chorus positions in the
Since this week-end closes the foot- Sterling, '35, is in charge of the party, i Sophomore Cabaret will be held from
ball season, fraternities and sororities at which Al Cowan-s orchestra will 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the League, Mary
are holding numerous parties today play. Potter, chairman of the entertain-
in honor f out-of-town and local William Eason, '36, is in charge of ing committee, announced yesterday.
guests, the open informal dance to be held anyone who was unable to be present
Zeta Psi fraternity is entertaining at the Alpha Sigma Phi house. Mr. A
with a house party. Mr. and Mrs. and Mrs. Harvey Rohrer and Dr. at the tryouts held Tuesday must
Harry Arnold of Ann Arbor and Mr. and Mrs. George Moore will chaper- come Saturday if sne wishes to be
and Mrs. Frank T. Hinks of Detroit one. Music will be furnished by Max in the floor show.
will chaperone. Bill Marshall's or- Grossmah and his orchestra. All women who are working on the
chestra will provide the music. John Faculty To Chaperone central committees are eligible to try-
Osgood, '37, is charge of the ar- Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Mercado and M. out, Miss Potter stated, and should
rangements.dr come prepared with a skit to present
Smih, 36,is laningtheand Mrs. Al Allen will chaperone the lbefore the entertainment committee.
Dean Smith,'36, is planning the dance to be given by Kappa Sigma efoo showtill cositt
informal dance to be given by Alpha fraternity. George Smith's orches- The floor show will consist of six
Delta Phi fraternity. br. and Mrs. tra will play. numbers, all in keeping with the "Silly
Russell L. Malcolm and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ewell, '37, is arranging the Symphony" idea, which is the main
Richard C. Fuller will chaperone. theme of the cabaret.
closed formal dance to be given by
Music will be furnished by Russ d Among the numbers will be a little
White's orchestra. Jack DN andfMern. an.Mr. and rs. Red Riding-Hood trio, a Mickey and
Honors Pledges ward Frisnan r. and Mrs. C. Ed- Minnie Mouse chorus, a Three Little
D.U.gsger are to chaperone. Pigs chorus, a Betty Boop specialty
Whit Lowe's orchestra will play for Tommy Towner and his orchestra willadsa grasdfal ,Bwhicspwil
the formal dance being held by Delta furnish the music. ntroduce all of the Silly Symphony
Upsilon fraternity in honor of their Lambda Chi Alpha and Theta Chi characters. Members of the music
pledges. Bert Lebeis, '36, is in charge fraternities are entertaining with committee are writing original lyrics
of the party. Chaperones are Mr. pledge formals. Robert Heusel, '36. for the numbers, and have already
and JIrs. G. P. Bugbee and Mr. and has arranged for Honser's orchestra completed the modern arrangement
Mrs. E. B. Powers. to play for the Lambda Chi Alpha of "Little Red Riding Hood."
Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity is en- party. Capt. and Mrs. R. E. Hardy,
tertaining with a Bowrey ball. Mr. Lieut. and Mrs. R. Coursey, and Mr.
and Mrs. C. D. Sterling, Mr. and Mrs. and Mrs. C. L. Rogers will act as chap- [
J. A. Park, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank erones. " ere o o
Oakes will act as chaperones. Gale Mr. and Mrs. Abram James, and
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Wilson will
chaperone the Theta Chi dance. Motion Pictures: Michigan, "The
New $James Bauchat, '35, is in charge, and Fountain" with Ann Harding; Whit-
Zipper George Wheeler and his "Blue Col- ney, "Successful Failure" with Wil-
B Glegians" will play. liam Collier, Sr., and "Tomorrow's.
IN ST. Pi Lambda Phi fraternity is enter- Youth" with Dickie Moore; Wuerth,!
taining with a closed formal dance. "Wagon Wheels" with RandolphI
Reed Pierce and his orchestra will Scott; Majestic, "A Lost Lady" with 1
furnish the music. Mr. and Mrs. S. Barbara Stanwyck and "Paris Inter-.
Mathews of Toledo and Prof. Hild-'lude" with Madge Evans.'
PAlR ner and his guests will chaperone. Plays: Play Production, "The Royal
PA ! Family," 8:30 p.m., Lydia Mendels-
8Gamma Phi Beta announces the"Sohn Theater.
FOR Ipledging of Virginia Whitney, '36,' Dancing: Union ballroom, League
Cleveland, and the affiliation of Mary grillroom, Chubb's, Preketes, Hut
Elizabeth Duane, '35, Grand Rapids. Cellar.

Five Students
Are Chosen To
Usher At Ball
Fall Colors Will Be Used
In The Decorations For
Panhellenic Dance
Ushers for Panhellenic Ball, to be
held Nov. 30 in the League ballroom,'
were announced yesterday. They are
Howard Gould, '36L, George Willians
'35, O'Neill Dillon, '35, Harry Furst,'
'35, William A. Griffiths, '37A, and
William Orr, '35L.
Non-affiliated women who wish to
procure tickets to the ball may buy
them from 3 to 5 p.m. today, Mon-
day or Tuesday, at the information
desk in the League lobby. Only 50
tickets are available to independents,
and this sale will last only as long
as the supply.
Decorations in the ballroom will
consist of wild flowers, chrysanthe-
mums and autumn leaves. Louise
French, '36, is chairman of decora-
tions.
Al Kavelin's Orchestra has been
signed for the annual inter-sorority
event. The intermission will be at
:11:30 p.m., with the Grand March,
led by Jane Servis, '36, general chair-
man, at midnight.
Floor Show To
Feature Dance
At League Grill
A special program of entertain-
ment will feature the weekly dance
tonight in the League Grill. A floor
show will be presented at intervals,
under the charge of Janet Wray, '35.
John Silberman, '35, is master of cere-
monies.
Douglas Gregory, of Roy Hoyer's
dance studio, will present several
numbers. Other features include Bill
Anderson, '37, accordian player, vocal
soles by Billie Griffiths, '35, and
piano selections by Geraldine Eppen-
stein, '38. The Betsy trio will also
sing.
Tickets for the dance are priced
at $1.00 a couple. The ticket in-
cludes 50 cents for food. Al Cowan's
orchestra will play.
Helene Gram, '35, is publicity chair-
man for the dances. The newly-
formed dance committee of the"
League. working under Miss GramI
and Miss Wray, includes Dorothy
Hall, '35, Rowena Goldstein, '35, Lois
Keddy, '35. Virginia Cluff, '35, Grace
Bennett, '37, and Dorothy Triplett,
'36.
Dames Will Hold Dance
For Husbands Tonight
The Michigan Dames will entertain
their husbands at an informal dance
from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. tonight1
at 415 W. Huron St. Mrs. James
Bridges is in charge.I
Assisting Mrs. Bridges are Mrs.
John Vos, Mrs. Donald Church, Mrs.
William Orr, Mrs. William Eschmey-
er, and Mrs. William Maxwell.
This is the first gathering of the
Michigan Dames this year to which
husbands have been invited. If the
party is successful, plans for other
such events will be made.
COMMITTEE MEETS
A committee was appointed to draw
up a constitution for the League As-
sembly at the assembly meeting held
yesterday, it was announced by Elean-
or Peterson, '35, president.
The committee is composed of Leta
Price, Spec., Audrey Talsma and
Maureen Kavanaugh, '36.

CHAPTER HOUSE
ACTIVITY NOTES
Dormitories continue their activ-
ities with exchange dinners, faculty
entertainments, open houses and teas.
Helen Newberry
The series of exchange dinners be-
tween dormitories is progressing, and
last night nine girls from Helen New-
berry Residence dined at Adelia Chee-
ver and an equal number from that
house had dinner at Newberry.
Old rose and white chrysanthe-
mums and white candles decorated
the tables at Newberry where Dorothy
McLaren, '36, was in charge of ar-
rangements. Miss Ruth Pfohl, house
director, and Miss Vera Howard, bus-
iness manager, attending a meeting
of the board of governors in Detroit
were absent from dinner; Miss Dor-
othy Ogborn of the dean of women's
staff was a guest of the house at this
time.
Jordan Hall
The residents of Jordan Hall en-
tertained last night with the second
in their series of informal monthly
faculty dinners. Miss Isabel Dudley,
Miss Marcella Schneider, and Miss
Cile Miller received the guests.
The guests were: Dr. and Mrs. Ar-
thur E. Evans, Prof. and Mrs. Car-
leton A. Joeckel, Mr. and Mrs. Frank-
e lin D. Show, Mr. and Mrs. George
Stanley, Mr. and Mrs. Charles A.
I Sink, Prof. and Mrs. Robert Angell,
I Dr. Ruth C. Wanstrom, Miss Jean-
nette Perry, Mrs. Byrl F. Bacher, Miss
Ethel A. McCormick, Dr. Helen
Schutz, and Mr. John W. Bean.
Martha Cok
The first informal faculty dinner
of the year at Martha Cook was held
last night. Professor and Mrs. John
H. Muyskens of the speech depart-
ment and Miss Margaret Elliot of the
economics department were the guests
on this occasion.
'Toe decorations were carried out in
a yellowcolor scheme with chrysan-
themums and tapers. A discussion was
held in the Blue Room after dinner.
Phyllis Horr, '36, and Virginia Whit-
ney, '36, were in charge of arrange-
ments.
Mosher Hall
Mosher Hall entertained last night
at a faculty ,dinner. The guests were
Dean Alice Lloyd, Mrs. Edward Kraus,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kowella, Dr.
and Mrs. Willard Olson, Prof. and Mrs.
Michael Pargment, Prof. and Mrs.
Roderick McKenza, Dr. and Mrs. Pres-
ton Slosson, Dr. and Mrs. Clarence
Thorpe, Professor Paul Cuncannon,
and Mr. Carl Reichenbach.
Open house and tea will be held in
Mosher Hall after the Northwestern-
Michigan game on Saturday. The
committee members are Thelma Bue-
low, '37, Angeline Maliszewski, '38,
Beatrice Snethcamp, '37, Mina Wy-
dler, '37, and Helen Bryant, '36. Mrs.
Ray, Miss Catherine Koch, Miss
Schneider, Miss Kathleen Hamm,
Jeannette Putnam, '35, and Maureen
Kavanagh, '36, will pour.
FRATERNITY MEETS
Sigma Alpha Iota held an informal
meeting last night in the Alumnae
Room of the League.

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