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Lecture Initiates New Series O Orientation Events


Dr. S. A. Courtis
Gives Lecture
To Freshmen


League Committee Inauilrates,
New Program For Orientation

"Why Come To
I' Subject Of
Lecture; Many


Dr. Stuart A. Courtis of the School
of Education addressed the freshmen
women yesterday afternoon at the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre. His talk,
entitled "Why Come To College?",
was the first of a series of eight orien-
tation lectures to be given for the
benefit of freshmen women by prom-
inent members of the faculty. Many
atten~ded this address.
"Every year a great Niagara of
youth flows through this University;
some turn out failures, some meet
with success," said Dr. Courtis. "All
the opportunities are here ready for
yqu, but each year the faculty must
sit back and watch, dreading to see
the students choosing unwisely. The
campus is full of dangers as well as
possibilities and opportunities for
growth and advancement."
"When you look at the buildings on
this campus, probably not one of you
stop to think of the millions of people
who have given time and money to
give you these buildings. These peo-
ple of the state of Michigan believe in
the importance of your education. It
is your responsibility to justify this
"Your professors are not merely
crabby old men and women who re-
fuse to understand young people, they
are men and women who have been
selected because they have a great
deal to give you and desire to be of
service. I admit there are cross,
cranky old fossils around-they are
to be found on every campus; but
they have become that way through
disappointment as year after year
they have watched young pebple go-
ing their own way, in spite of the at-
tempts of those who have had years
of valuable experience to help them."
"Whether you like it or not you are
going to eat here on this campus of
the tree of good and evil; won't you
also reach out your hand an pick
an apple from the tree of life?"
New Hosp Diplay
Very Dark Shades
For All Occasions
Stockings can be depended upon to
cause greater grief to the wearer and
her allowance than all other apparel.
The first weeks of school diminish
the once ample supply of hosiery for
every occasion to almost a minus
quantity. The situation is a desper-
ate one 'to remedy, but when the stock
has to be replenished here are a few
The shades for winter are darker
this season than before. One of the
lighter colors is called Bark and goes
equally well with black, brown, green,
navy blue, or grey. It is a neutral
shade with a slight brownish cast.
Another color that goes well with
black, grey and green is Smoky.
The darker stockings are called
Heather, Malacca, and Ebony. The
first mentioned is designed exclusive-
ly for wear with lighter shade of
brown. Malacca is a rich mahogany
brown that is perfect with brown
suede shoes, brown velvets, and wools.
' he sheer Malacca-colored stocking
is shadowless and ringless and is de-
signed solely for dress wear. The
same may be said for the Ebony color.
I~t is really a cobwebby two-strand
black stocking and is hardly fitted
for street 'wear.
Van Buren
8 Nickels Arcade

is only

Hilda Kirby, '35, is in charge of
the new orientation program being
tried this year to help freshman wo-
men become acquainted with the ad-
vantages offered them by the Univer-
sity and the Michigan League.
Psi Omega, dental fraternity took
first place in the scholarship stand-
ings for dental fraternities with an
average of 80.5.
306-310 S. MAIN ST. PH. 4503

A new orientation program inaug-,
urated by the League will be put in-,
to effect this Fall. Hilda Kirby, '35,
will be in charge of the freshmen wo-
men. The new program will assist
the freshmen women to learn the
advantages offered to them by the
University, and also help them to
develop their attitude towards stu-
dent life.
Upper classmen will assist in the
work done by the University during
Orientation week as usual. The new
plan will continue throughout the
semester. The freshmen groups
which have formed during Orienta-
tion week will continue to meet in
their groups to discuss questions con-
cerning the campus and local insti-
tutions, and to hear members of the
faculty speak on topics of student
A faculty advisory board has been
requested by the League Freshmen
Project Committee to aid. It is com-
posed of President Alexander G.
Ruthven, Dean Alice C. Lloyd, Miss
Ethel McCormick, Prof. Henry C.
Anderson, Miss Gertrude Muxen.
Prof. Philip Bursley, Mrs. Emma
Dawson, and Miss Elizabeth Lawrie.
Two more members of the faculty
will be appointed to the committee
In accordance with the plan, each
of the 26 selected upperclassmen
will be in charge of a group of fresh-
men women. They will be responsible
for their groups as far as attend-
ance, personal contact and leader-
ship are concerned.
Miss Kirby's committee has out-
lined a plan to include such points
as: an hour a weep for the presenta-
tion of certain topics by selected
speakers to the groups meeting to-
gether; a definite weekly period for
each group to meet alone with its
adviser and discuss the topic of the
week; and voluntary, not required
This method will resume the work
begun by Wyvern, junior honor so-
ciety for women, last year.
Upperclass advisers have been
chosen by Miss Kirby, and the selec-
tion approved by the League Council.

They are: Kathleen Carpenter, '35,
Betty Algier, '35, Jean Keller, '35,
Marie Murphy, '35, Nan Diebel, '35,
Mary Sabin, '35, Mary Ferris, '35Ed,
Margaret Hiscock, '36, Charlotte
Whitman, '35SM, Ella May Broome,
'35, Eleanor Blum, '35, Sue Thomas,
'36, Georgina Karlson, '35, Jean
Haber, '36, Melinda Crosby, '35Ed,
Jane Fletcher, '36, Mary O'Brien, '35,
Ruth Bosse, '35, Betty Chapman, '36,
Jean Hanmer, '36, Isabelle Currie,
'35, Marian Bertsch, '35, Bettina
Rightmire, '36, Madelyn Coe, '35 and
Jane Brucker, '35.
Additional members of the com-
mittee who will assist them are:
Mary Louise Willoughby, '37, Doro-
thy Swartze, '36, Betty Crist, '37,
Patricia Woodward, '35, Gail Duff-
endack, '37, Peggy Willis, '37, Kay
Rietdyk, '36, Marian Donaldson, '37,
Mary Elizabeth King,"'37, Rose Per-
rin, '37, Eleanor Young, '36, Mary
Alice McQuillan, '37, Jane O'Ferrall,
'37, Ella Miller, '36, Jane Arnold,
'36, Betty Conso~ias, '37, Lavinia
Creighton, '35Ed, Ruth Rick, '36,
Winifred Bell, '36, Marjorie Turner,
'37, Jane Peter, '36, Marjorie Morri-
son, '36, Josephine McLean, '36, Lu-
cille Alm, '35, Betty Rick, '36, and
Marybelle Bouchard, '36.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26- (A')-
President Roosevelt defied another
tradition today but expressed the
hope that no one would notice it. He
arrived in the capital wearing a straw
hat, although the deadline for such
apparel here is Sept. 15.

Nail Lacquers Are
Newest In Brilliant
Colors For Everting
According to a representative of
one of the leading New York houses
specializing in manicure necessities,
the darker shades of polish in red
are definitely losing favor in Paris.
Local custom still sanctions the bril-
liant lacquers for evening ┬░wear, but
they will be seen almost never in the
day time.
Among the new paler shades is a
particularly beautiful one called Cyc-
lamen, which is unique in that it is
more natural than the usual natural
shades by other makers. The basic
color is approximately that of the
blood, which makes for a very pleas-
ing and unobtrusive appearance.
Three good bright reds by the same
maker are Mahogany, Fire Engine
Red, and Oxblood. These are as good
reds as can be found.
Some of the newest ideas in eve-
ning nail make-up may be a little
extreme, but very intriguing effects
may be produced if a reasonable
amount of discretion is brought to
bear on the selection of colors. An
iridescent gold is fascinating with
the proper gown, and a new pearly
rose creme polish achieves amazing
results. Other shades to be used very
carefully are Amythest, Violet, and
White Pearl. If handled properly
they are in perfect taste, but if im-

properly used any outstanding color beside two shade of polish and re-
is; guche. Onyx and Platinum are mover, all the essential properties
used( in comnbinat ion very successfully necessary for a complete manicure,
with the nail done in black and just Another, with approximately the
the tip in Platinum. same contents, boasts a tailored green
rleather case.
Charming and inexpensive mani-
cure kits are available in town, of
which two are particularly attractive. Michigan State Police today were
One in black satin with a small gold equipped with a Keeler polygraph, or
plaque bearing the name of the maker "lie detector" to aid them in their
and lined in green moire, contains, fight against crime.

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You might as well give in today.
Consider, as you hit the hay
Tonight, that Fall is here, and
Will answer all your daily needs.
Regard our sweaters and our
We've styles for tailored types
and flirts,
For business wrens and college
For simple souls and ultra swells.
Our Blouse department, too, is
With charmers that you really
To own. And need we add that alls
Our prices are absurdly small.

Lunch To Be Given For
Orientation Leaders
There is to be a luncheon at
12 noon today for all student lead-
ers on the Orientation project and
their assistants, in the Russian Tea
Room of the League. Women at-
tending are asked to be prompt,
since the meeting will adjourn at
1 p. m.

Including White Damask
with colored borders and
lovely colored sets, at
very reasonable prices.
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