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1934 Sophomore Cabaret, Pseudo Psilly Psymphony, To Open



Original Music
To Be Feature
Of Floor Shom
Light Refreshments To B4
Furnished By 'Mothe
The "Pseudo Psilly Psymphony,'
the sixth annual Sophomore Cabaret
to be held today and tomorrow i
conjunction with the League Fair, wil
open at 3:30 p.m. today in the Leagu
The floor show, which will be pre-
sented at 4 p.m. in the afternoon
and at 10 p.m. and midnight ir
the evenings, will consist of sever
numbers. A duet by Ruth Ann Jer-
negan and Mary Reed will open the
floor show. The words were written b3
Miss Reed, and the music by Bett
The next number will be a Micke
and Minnie Mouse chorus. Womer
who will take part are Helen Var
Dyne, Jane Mutschler, Harriet Heath
Kate, Landrum, Jean Greenwald
Betty Jane Flansburg, Florence
Steere, Marian Holden, Jean John-
son, Josephine Cavanaugh, Suzann
Johnson, Pauline Mitchell, Bett
Crist, Dorothy Schutt, Betty Vinton
Frances Schoenholz, Barbara Ott
and Gayno Laub. The music for thi
chorus was also written by Miss
Trio Will Sing
A modern version of "Little Re
Riding Hood" will be presented i
the next number, with original word;
and music by Dorothy Vale. Jean
McLean, Rachel Lease, and Miss Val
will sing.
Edith Merrickel will be featured i
a Betty Boop specialty toe dance i
the fourth number. Following he:
dance the penguin chorus, consist
ing of Edith Hamilton, Doris Ever
ett, Mary Cullen, Virginia Rapp, Jea
Keineth, Betty Barth, Marion Whit.
ney, Virginia Spray, Betty Spaulding
Betty Goutremont, Wilma Bernhardt
and Mary Margaret Campbell.
The sixth feature will be a presen-
tation of "College Rhythm," sung b
Miss Vale, Miss McLean, and Mis
Lease. The finale will consist of a
parade of the Psilly Psymphonies, anc
will feature a dance by Harriet Hath-
away as the Little Red Hen, Mar
Louise Willoughby as the Duck, Vir-
ginia Nimmo as the Flying Mouse
and Betty Wolfe, Ruth Greenberg
and Voltairie Hirsch as the ThreE
Little Pigs. The Mickey and Minnie
Mouse choruses will present a stylized
dance in the background.
Tea To Be Served
An innovation in this year's cabaret
will be "Mother Hubbard's Cupboard,"
which will serve afternoon tea at 15
cents and light refreshments at the
evening performances. Tea tables will
be placed in the ballroom around the
edge of the dance floor in the after-
There will be park plan dancing at
five cents a dance to the music of
Al Cowan's orchestra, and 125 soph-
omore women will assist as social
The cabaret will be presented in the
ballroom, while the League Fair will
take place in the other rooms on the
second floor of the League. Mary
Sabin, '35, is in charge of the Fair.
Its features include an art exhibit
in the concourse, a grab bag, a por-
trait painter, and the presentation
of a melodrama in the Ethel Foun-
tain Hussey room, "Little Red Riding
Hood," written by Jean Keller, '35.
The cast includes Charlotte Whit-
man, '35, Sarah Pierce, '35, and Henry
Austin, '35.
Patrons And Patronesses
Patrons and patronesses will be
Gov. and Mrs. William Comstock,
President and Mrs. Alexander Ruth-
ven, Dean and Mrs. Joseph Bursley,

Dean Alice Lloyd, Dean and Mrs. G.
Carl Huber, Dean and Mrs. Wilbur
Humphreys, Dean and Mrs. Edward
Kraus, Dean and Mrs. James B. Ed-
monson, Dean Walter B. Rea, Presi-
dent Charles Sink of the School of
Music and Mrs. Sink, Dr. Margaret
Bell, Prof. and Mrs. Fielding H. Yost,
Prof. and Mrs. Preston W. Slosson, Dr.
and Mrs. Clarence Yoakum, Prof and
Mrs. O. J. Campbell, Prof and Mrs.
Robert C. Angell, Prof. and Mrs.
Philip Bursley, Mrs. Byrl Fox Bacher,
Miss Jeannette Perry, Mr. and Mrs.
Ira M. Smith, Prof. and Mrs. Earl V.
Moore, Prof. and Mrs. John L. Brvmm,
Dr. and Mrs. James B. Bruce, Prof.I
and Mrs. Herbert A. Kenyon and Mr.l
and Mrs. G. M. Stanley
The central committee of the cab-
aret is composed of Maryanna Chock-
ley, general chairman; Margaret An-
thanks you for your patron- t


Cabaret Chairman

Dances, Opera,
Soph Cabaret
Fill Week-End,
Several Chapters To Hold
Dances; Alpha Delta Phi
To Give House Party
In spite of the approaching holi-I
days, this week-end will be a festive
one. There are scheduled several
iouse dances as well as the Sopho-
more Cabaret and the Union Opera.
Alpha Tau Omega fraternity is en-
tertaining at a formal in honor of its
pledges. The dance will be closed,
and Bill Marshall's orchestra will
provide music for the occasion. Chap-
erones are Col. and Mrs. F. C. Rog-
ers, Dr. and Mrs. W. A. Gingrich, and
Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Wellman.
A formal dinner party preceding
the opera is to be given by Lambda
Chi Alpha. Prof. and Mrs. R. C.
Fuller will chaperone.
Pledge Formal To Be Held y
Al Cowan and his band will play
for the Chi Phi closed pledge formal I
tonight. Wayne Andrea, '37, is in
charge of the dance, which will be
chaperoned by Dr. Helene E. Schutz,
Dr. William Brace, and Dr. and Mrs.
Maurice R. McGarvey. Christmas
decorations will be used.
Trh i fnra PIAl d aiatoh.

Nell Guyn Company Presents Dr. W hite To
18th and 19th Century Drama Speak Today
By JANE SCHNEIDER ceeded him for a few years, Last On Stone Aoe
C'4-,. tt-,.c nn , . hi cam ,n s hearing vwirC'Q,-r TC o nC ain acted as

;LUdenL onu suii p , year,tI. r essojr g 'JIu'
the name "Nell Gywn" would prob- director, but was unable to take the
ably think it referred to a fellow responsibility this year. The entire
student. As a matter of fact it is the company elects a committee each year
name given a company of players in- to choose a director. The committee
eluding faculty members and towns- this year has selected Russel Mc-
people. Cracken to direct "Love Is Love" by
The Nell Gwyn company was or- Congreve, which will be presented
ganized five years ago by Prof. How- next Monday and Tuesday nights.
ard Mumford Jones of the English It has been the policy of the com-
department. At first the majority of pany to extend invitations for ad-
its members were on the faculty of mission to each production, and not
the University, but many townspeo- put tickets on sale to the public. The
ple patronized and encouraged their Nell Gwyn players do everything nec-
dramatic efforts. The first play pro- essary for putting on such a play,
duced was "A Trip to Scarborough" themselves. Committees are ap-
by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, which pointed to make the scenery, cos-
was presented for the first time at tumes, and to take care of shifting
the home of James Inglis before a scenes. In addition to the produc-
select audience to test its effective- tion itself members of the company
ness. The audience urged the cast present a musical and novelty pro-
to give a performance for the public. gram between acts.
Older Plays revived Two plays, "She Would If She
Since that time, the company has Could" and "Beaux Stratagem" werei
endeavored to present the best of the taken to Toledo to be presented un-
older plays, which are rarely per- der the auspices of a University group
formed today. The company did not there.a
wish to interfere with the productions
of the campus dramatic organiza-
tions by giving modern plays, so they Music Club To
have made selections from the early
nineteenth as well as eighteenth cen-
tury dramas.1I
Tvh hi nin l l xhirh hashro b

Dr. Leslie White of the anthro- pian over to sororities for discussion,
pology department will give the third and to vote on it at the next general
in his serii eof lectures on human meeting, which will be held in Jan-
civilization at 8 p.m. today in Lane uary. Betty Aigler, '35, president of
the Association, presided, and Dean
Hall. Dr. Wrhite viii trace human his- Alice Lloyd gave a short talk.
tory before the use of metals was in- According to the plan suggested,
tros of Europe and America. an dth rushing will be deferred until two
crin of Egrultre and , anl hs weeks after classes begin in the fall.
origmn of agriculture ,tnd animal hus- Whether the rushing period will ex-
bandry in both hemispheres. SlidesWhteteruinprodwl x
will b for illusr s. d tend for the same length of time as
Thel be used for illustrations. u previously will be decided by the sor-
These lectures are under the aus- rities. The plan comes,MisAge
pices of the Hindustan club, which is ores, The a comes, Miss Aigher
making a systematic study of human stated, from a recommendation of the
mkin a ystmatc stdy f hmanOrientation committee, a d as a Are-
civilization. Authorities on different Orientatihn'comsitteeires ss aite-
cultures have been invited to lead thesu ofhqetnnarssumte

Maryanna Chockley, '37, who is
general chairman of the 1934 Soph-
emore Cabaret, the "Pseudo Psilly,
Pzyimphony," to be presented today
and tomerrow in the League ballroom.
niversi t Life Is
Featured Tonight
Student life at the University of
Michigan will be featured on the
"Tribute to American Education"

discussions on cultures in the order
of their appearance on the earth.
Dr. White's first two lectures were
based on the evolution of man and
the problems of races. The lectures
to follow on the civilizations of the
Far and Near East, Europe, and
America, are open to all students in-
terested in the subject.

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-- - - - - -e- niormai cosea danceTo u .eI bennai pays wicn nave een
series at 9 p.m. tonight over Radio given at the Phi Delta Theta house produced so far include "The Way Three sororities entertained during mittee in charge of the bridge party,
Station WSM, Nashville, Tenntonight has been planned by Robert To Keep Him" by Arthur Murphy, neta the week with rushing dinners, while to be held during the first week of
Over 30 colleges are included in the Young, '36, social chairman. Jimmy "The Gamester," by Edward Moore,- Martha Cook entertained at a faculty next semester.
series. Activities of each school are Hosmer will provide music. Mr. and and "Clandestine Marriage" by Cole- The University and the Detroit dinner. One fraternity held initiation __
pictured in music, story and song on a manoie hs ek
halur progrsam, sresnd ong on Mrs. Floyd E. Riley will be present man and Garrick, all eighteenth cen- chapters of Delta Omicron, national ceremonies this week.
half hour program presented twice as chaperones. tury plays. The next to appear was musical sorority, will celebrate theJ Alpha i DeltaFO
each week. The Delta Tau Delta house is also "Beaux Stratagem" by Farquar, a 25th anniversary of the founding of The sorority entertained at a rush-wor
Band arrangements of Michiga i entertaining. The dance will be an comedy of the Restoration period. the organization today with a banquet ing dinner Wednesday night. Jean
songs have been sent to Station WSM invitational formal and there will be Following this was George Lillow's and musicale at the League. Dr. and Friederici, '36, was in charge. Decora-
and will be presented on tonight's music by Reed Pierce's band. Wencel tragedy, "The Lodon Merchant," "The Mrs. Joseph Maddy will be guests of tions consisted of red tapers and ever-
program. A short incident in the Uni- Neumann, '36, is in charge. Mr. and Jealous Wife" by Coleman, "She honor at the function. Dr. Maddy has green centerpieces.
versity's history has been prepared I Mrs. Samuel Whitehall and Mr. and I Would If She Could" by George Eth- recently been made a patron of the AIVha Omicron Pi
by Wilfred Shaw, director of the Bu- Mrs. Frank Oakes will chaperon. eridge, and "Fashion" by the cele- sorority. Tn guests were entertained at a
reau of Alumni Relations, and will be Max Crossman's music will be brated dramatist and actress, Mrs. The musical program will include rushing dinner by Alpha Omicron
given in playlet form. Also included heard at the Alpha Rho Chi closed Anna Mowatt. The last was an early 1 Arensky's "Le Reve" played by Miss Pi sorority yesterday. Delta Glass,
in the "radio newsreel" will be short formal dinner dance tonight. Chap- American comedy. Marie Marti and Miss Marie Hacker, '36, was in charge of the affair.
sketches from student life and mci- erones are Mr. and Mrs. Samuel The members of the company have pianists; "Ava Maria," by Bach and Mrs. Emma Dawson and Mrs.
dents from athletic contests. Holmes of Detroit and Mr. and Mrs. decided upon the policy of presenting GOunod sung by Margaret Glynn, Gladys Powers were guests at a fac-
Russell Radford, also of Detroit. one eighteenth century play and one and Salzado's "Quietude" by Mary ulty dinner held Tuesday.
ELECTED PRESIDENT j Nick Vincent, '37, is in charge. other each year. There are approxi- Jane Clark, '36SM, harpist. Alpha Delta Pi
Mrs. Walter B. Ford was reelected Sorority Entertains mately 50 members in the Nell Gwyn Ms1iss Ethel Orr, contrarto, presents a Marjcrie Evans, Crad.. was in
president of the University Hospi- j Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority is also company at present, and the propor- gr ,up of songs and Miss Doris Yoder charge of the rushing dinner held yes-
tal circle of King's Daughters, at a entertaining with Whit Lowe's or- tion of townspeople having member- will give "Romance" by Wieniawski tcrday at the Alpha Delta Pi house.
meeting held on Wednesday at the chestra providing dance music for ship has increased a great deal since and "Schon Rosmarin" as violin solos. Five guests were present, and decora-
Young Women's Christian Associa- their formal. Chaperones are Prof. its origin. Ara Weber, Grad.,SM, soprano, will tions were in blue and silver, the sor-
tion building, and Mrs. I. Leo Sharfman, Mrs. M. I McCracken Directs give Strauss' "Die Nacht" and " Dielo- ority colors.
Mahrer, Prof. and Mrs. M. Levi, Mr. Professor Jones directed the first tosbume" and Miss Marti and Miss Martha Cook
CLUB TO MEET and Mrs. G. Lindenbaum, and Dr. few plays -until Harry Allen, former Hacker will give Chaminade's "La Prof. and Mrs. John Muyskens were
All members of the King's Daugh- and Mrs. Philip Gay. Helen Linden- instructor in Play Productioh sue- Sevillane" as the final number on the entertained at Martha Cook dormitory
ters circles of the city are asked to Baum, '35, has planned the dance. - -- - poram last night. They were guests at din-I
meet at 1 p.m. Monday at the First One of the high-lights of the week- + ner, and a short discussion was held Chances are you'll have to do a
Methodist Church, to fill candy boxes end is the house party being given Ghdcago Alu n i To in the parlors afterwards, lot of explaining. Don't forget
for the hospital Christmas party. 'by Alpha Delta Phi, Friday, Satur- Red roses were used as decorations to lavoris, "Hero." A pleasing
day and Sunday. There will be a ,F eaK W hereoi To GO on the tables in the dining room, and I The daily use of Lavors
EICH GIVES READING dance tonight, a Union Opera thea- arrangements were made by Phyllis isrecgda as ahdai.
Prof. E. Louis M. Eich entertained ter party tomorrow afternoon, and a The annual undergraduate lunch-IHorr.'35.iof refinement .
the Catholic Study Club at the meet- dinner dance tomorrow night. Shady eon of the University of Michigan Mtion Pictures: Wuertb, "Big Pi Lambda Phie aA V 0 R I S
ing Tuesday night with a reading Lane and his orchestra will furnish Club of Chicago will be held at 12:30 Hearted Herbert" with Aline Mac- Pi Lambda Phi fraternity an-
of Dickens' "Christmas Carol." the music tonight. p.m. Dec. 28 on the ninth floor of Mahon and "The World Moves On"; nounced the initiation of Nelson Neu- MOUTH WAS GARGLE
Mandel Brothers in Chicago. Majestic, "The' Gay Divorcee" with man, '37, and Alfred Ribnick, '37. "" - " " " " -"
4 Prominent alumni who will be Fred Astaire"; Michigan, "Gentlemen - If you want to catch up with "Hero,
Producion Of'Give Us Rhythm ' speakers at the luncheon are Duke Are Born" with Franchot Tone; Whit- MRS. KOELLA TO SING attach two 3-cent stamps to pay
Dunne, a Chicago Judge; Tom Ham- ney, "Baby Take a Bow" with Shirley Mrs. Charles Koella will go to De- bottleAddet ao ri 9
mond, an alumni member of the Temple and "Once to Every Bachelor" troit tomorrow to sing for the A.A. 3rd Street Minneapolis, Minn. 9.
Is r sedM usicalDirector Board in Control of Athletics; Meyer with Neil Hamilton. U.W. She will sing a group of Nor- Name
Morton, prominent attorney and offi- Sephemore Cabaret: "Pseudo Psilly wegian Christmas songs, dressed in ---
cial of the Big Ten Conference; and Psymphony" 3:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. her native costume. No
By DAVID G. MacDONALD ence which gave finish and authority Bill Hewitt, star end of the Chicago League Ballroom Mrs. Koella is a graduate of the - -Ony-
Satisfaction with the, book, the to the performance, Professor Moore Bears.University of Oslo in Norway Town
music, the staging, and the production expressed his pleasure with the man- Undergraduates living in or near -h
liin i, r ea iRhth."8:30 opm Lydia Mendel- --- - - -

of the Union Opera, "Give Us ner in which the elements of the Chicago are invited to attend. ssohn Theatre.
Rhythm," now showing at Lydia Men- show had been put together.-_ ---- - - - University High School Play: "Smil-
delssohn Theatre was expressed by "Taking into consideration this lack able feat of organization and coordi- ing Through," 8:15 p.m., U. High Au-
Prof. Earl V. Moore, musical director of experience which might account nation of material," he stated. I
of the University and member of the for any unfinished points in the pro- Modern Music Used Lecture: Gertrude Stein. "The De-
opera advisory committee, in an in- duction, what is really surprising," .e "The composers of the music and veoment of the Conception of Per-
terview yesterciay. declared, "is that the show, with only lyrics used in the show have written sonality, Portraits and Poetry," 4:15
i one immediate predecessor, could be in a modern manner and have suc-
"To make a comparison of this lil"csflyaotdomofheldG- p.m., Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
year's show and operas of the past; it y" Dancing: Union Ballroom, League
is necessary to go back to the first I Praises Dance Numbers bert and Sullivan devices," Professor Grill, Chubb's, Preketes, Hut Cellar.
five or six of the opera series," Pro- Speaking of the criticism that the Moore explained. He showed that the
fessor Moore declared, "but in such a three dances in "Give Us Rhythm" old type of love song and ballad coulde ad d CARS FOR TAXISERVICE
comparison, naturally difficult to were too few. Professor Moore said not very successfully be adapted to
make, only 'Michigenda,' produced in that it was better to have little danc- a show using only male cast members. H H
1909, is superior to 'Give Us Rhythm." I ing and have it good than to have a One particularly successful feature, NN
In Students' Own realm lot, as in the earlier operas, and have he declared, is that the orchestration E 4 5 4 D E
"The opera is that sort of a show it of doubtful value. of the numbers has been arranged to CAMPUS CABS
which those who have been working Keen competition no longer allows allow the audience to hear the lyrics 24-HOUR SERVICE
with the shows for some time have mere novelty to make a show success- of the songs.
hoped would be produced," he con- ful, the professor stated, in remark- i__
tinued. "We wanted not a 'follies' but I ing upon the improved composition of
something which they could better I the show. "A more professional air
interpret."j has been achieved this year with less
Recalling the old days of the opera effort," he declared.
in which a continued year-to-year Professor Moore especially compli-
production built up a body of experi-I meited the work of Russell Mc- \
?Cracken, who directed this year's*a
show. "Three weeks ago I didn't know s B ig Ch ristm as
nas, assistant chairman; Dorothy whether they would be able to put the
Gcldart, chairman of decorations; ,how on the stage. It was a remark- F O R T H E G I R L W HO G E T S A
Mary Potter, chairman of entertain-------_----
ment; Billie Faulkner, chairman ofJA
I hostesses; Jane O'Ferrall, chairman
of costumes; Marion Whitney, chair-
man of assessments; Mary Jane I Look Well? SET b
Brotherton, chairman of tickets, Lois
King, chairman of programs, ElsieI Ma;eu s! PEGGY SAGE
Pierce, publicity.
Why? -
I NOW TH.AT WINTER :. ,-sc re
c it'sthis peacock-blue,tre
bark crepe frock.
IS HERE- - - Ti bwugh it at The Elizabeth wo sets as charming and smart as the Peggy Sage
+Dil 0 u Gown Sh'op. Had a hard/prpa-
We suggest a cut- Dfl-n g - hei. H er s had Salon itself! Both fitted with the exclusive prepara-
time deciding --there were so ] j
ter or sleigh party. "a lovely. bright colored ions that have made Peggy Sage the favorite man-
Sresses just in for the Holi-
There's nothing C_ ay t only icure on two continents. One is black satin at $7.
so romantic as a $1 75 and Upwards Another is genuine leather in colors. $10. Either of

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