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THE MICHIGAN DAJILY

PAGE THREE

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Mc CrCeklt Is
Selected To Be
JGPDirector
Atinual Class Productilon
To Be Presented The
week Of March 17
Announcement was made yester-
day that Rusell McCracken has sign-
ed the contract to direct the coming
production of the Junior Girls' play,
which will be presented the week of
March 17.
This will be the third J.G.P. that
Mr. McCracken has directed in ad-
dition to his work with the Chil-
dren's Theater, the Union Opera,
Sophomore Cabaret, Play- Production,
and the Repertory Players. As a de-
parture from his usual type of pro-
ductions, he directed an old-time
drama, "All for Love," for the Nell
Gwyn Players this fall.
Mr. McCracken was graduated
from the University in 1932 and is
not so far removed from his college
days that he does not get as much
fun from the plays he directs as the
students in the cast. While an un-
dergraduate he worked on scenery
for Play Production and Comedy
Club and was stage manager for the
Repertory Players for three sum-
mers.
Itn discussing the Junior Girls'
Play, Mr. McCracken stated that
though it provides a great deal of
enjoyment for the large group of
Juriior women participating, it also
has a definite educational value, be-
cause of the many responsibilities
for those involved.
There is the financial responsibili-
ty which rests upon the members of
the central committee as well as the
responsibility, shared by every wo-
man in the cast, to give a good pro-
dudtion for the audience.
In addition, the technical instruc-
tion given the author, the writers of
music and lyrics, and the members
of the class who plan scenery and
costumes is worth many hours of
classroom work in similar subjects.
Formal Dance
Honors Actives
Of Pi Beta Phi
Pledges of Pi Beta Phi sorority en-
tertained last night with a dance hon-
oring the active members of the sor-
ority. The theme of the dance was an
unusual one, presenting the idea of
"'June in January."
Decorations were in keeping with
the idea. Green and yellow were used
extensively in the color scheme in
addition to summer flowers. Programs
wore in the same colors, and refresh-
ments carried out the idea still fur-
thei. Chaperones were Mr. and Mrs.
Herbert H. Upton, Mr. and Mrs. E.
William Doty, and Mrs, .Elsie House-
wald. The chairman in charge of ar-
ra tgements was Amelia Martin, '36.
Ruth Ann Chr~ist4, isen wore black
tafseta, while Ann Osborn, retiring
pr rsident, was dressed in green lace
trimmed in peach. Betty Scherling,
president-elect of the house, was
gowned in blue, the dress having nar-
row rhinestone shoulder straps. Vir-
giiia Hartz wore plaid taffeta, arid
Marian Dixon chose blue peau d'ange
satin as the fabric for her gown.
Seen at the Silver Grill last night
was Dorothy Shutt who wore a velvet
dress combining a printed top with a
brown skirt. Dorothy Qeldart also
chose velvet in black with white fur
trin and a matching white turban.

Dorothy Anderson appeared in a
blule crepe tunic dress decorated with
a silver band at the neck. Mary Fitz-
patrick wore a jacket dress of light
blue.
Dames TO Celebrate
Tenth Anniversary
The Michigan pames will celebrate
the tenth year of the organization's
existence at a birthday party to be
held at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the League.
The Child Study Group is in charge
of the party and Mrs. N. A. Atwood
is general chairman.
A children's party will be the gen-
eral theme of the evening, all mem-
bers attending in children's clothing
and playing children's games. The
members will deposit pennies in a
large bank accdrding to their age.
The play reading section of the Fac-
ulty Women's Club will meet at 2:15
Tuesday afternoon in the Alumnae
Room, Michigan League Building.

To Direct Play

Prominent Arcitect Discusses
Schools Of Desi In Far East
Ely Jacques Kahn, prominent New he took on his most recent trip to the
York architect, who spoke here in the Far Eastern countries. These pictures;
rchitectural Auditorium Friday not only the beaut ful original
dAisigns on thn ir tenplcs, but also the
,fterioon, chose as his subject "D- e f thats;revealed int
zign and Education in Design." Mr. thi ~c d ; i their music.
Kahn was introduced by Prof. Emil e spcaker favorably commented
LTorch, director of the College of on -th faciliti s of red by the School
Architecture.r
of Architecture but he is anxious to
Mr. Kahn has for the last 15. years' see the laboratory system installed
been visiting the schools in many of in -the architectural schools of this
the European and Far Eastern coun-- country. He has a>.wys been keen on ,
tries and has been studying their sys- pract i cy l e ience, and when he was
tem of education. From this study he in scho;l, he worked as a designer dur-
has found that the schools in the Fur he :Uni e for he v ntcd to
East are superior to those in this lear fer hirsel

Leads Grand March

BRETON HAT POPULAR ' MRS. JAMIESON SAILS
The 'Breton sailor and the Breton:
turban are two of the most popular! Mrs. Charles L. Jamieson, wife of
new spring hats appearing in straw. Prof. Jamieson of the Business Ad-
They are particularly adapted to this inistration School, sailec yesterday
medium. One example worthy of note on the S.S. Santa Lucia or the Grace

is off the face in effect and sports a
large tailored airplane bow of orange.
purple and green belting ribbon. This
hat is especially effective worn with
a severely plain epaulet collar and
deep cuffs of tucked white linen.

Line for South America. Her trip
will inlde most of the, important
ports and will be begun from the
Scoas after sailing through the
Panama Canal. uM. Jamieson will be
wyfor three moths.

*So(cn In Vcvt,, and

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RUSSELL McCRACKEN

Mr.
dren's
mays,

McCracken, director of Chila-
Theatre and other campus
who has signed a contract to

country. In these countries, he said,
they use the laboratory method, and
in these laboratories the students not
only learn the principals of design, but
they also do the actual work.
According to Mr. Kahn, the finestE
art school in the world is the school
of Phnom-Penh near Bali. Here the
students are taken at the age of eight
and given a six months trial, and if
they show artistic ability, they arel
kept there and trained by skilledc
craftymen in the arts of wood carv-
ing, ivory and bronze work, and tex-
tile weaving. They use no books but
learn to master the elements of old

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The Congregational Church Sym-
P:b ny Orchestra will give a musical
proprai for the Congregational Stu-
dent Fellowship Club tonight in the'
Congregational Church.
This orchestra is the only one of its

direct the forthcoming
Play to hbe produced
March 17.

Junior Girls'
the week of

DOROTHY UTLEY
Dorcthy Utley, '36, who led the
grand march at the Interfraternity
Ball held Friday night at the Union,
with Philip Singleton, '35E. Miss Ut-
ley is a member of Collegiate Sorosis.
Singleton, president of the Interfra-
ternity Council, is a member of Phi
Kappa Psi.

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Engineers Are
Initiated Into
Honor Society
A group of graduate students in
engineering were initiated into Iota
Alpha, engineering honor society,
Thursday evening at the Union. The
initiates were honored at a banquet
at which Dr. Carl Guthe spoke on
Anthropology.
Students of aeronautical engineer-
ing who were admitted to member-
ship are Shoichi Atsumi, Raymond
Maloy, Frank O'Beirne, Oscar Peder-
son. Harlan Perrill, Harold Pickens,
George Spangenberg, Burdell Sprin-
ger, and Eugene Wasielewski.
Those from the chemical engineer-
ing department are Charles Egolf,
James Freeman, Paul Knoz, Walde-
mar Ranzenberger, and Howard Wil-
son, while the electrical engineers are
Shih-Liong Ma, and Walter Powers.
David J. Peery and Maurice Roth-
stein were honored by the department
of engineering mechanics, George D.
Hertner by marine engineering, and
W. L. McPherson, C. W. Spooner, H.
LWelch, and C. D. Passenheim of the
department of mechanical engineer-
ing
Faculty Women's Club
Sections To Entertain
The Monday Evening Drama Sec-
tion of the Faculty Women's Club will
meet at 7:45 p.m. tomorrow at the
home of Mrs. C. W. Good, 622 South
Seventh St. The hostess will be as-
sisted by Mrs. James *larren and Mrs.
Harold Whitehall.

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he Play Reading Section will meet
:15 p.m. Tuesday in the Alumnae
m of the League. Mrs. D. M. Math-
is chairman. Mrs. C. S. Yoakum,'
charge of the hostesses, will be
sted by Mrs J. L. Brumm, Mrs. G.
Brigham, Mrs. J. W. Bradshaw,
sC. J. Coe, Mrs. C. B Joeckle, Mrs.
.rles A. Sink, Mrs. E. 0. Scott, and
sPreston Slosson.
REV. PAGE TO SPEAK
regular student meeting will be
d at 7 p.m. at Harris Hall. The
aker will be the Right Rev. Her-
,n Page, D.D. He has chosen for
topic, "Preparation for Marriage
n the Church's Point of View." All
dents and their friends have been
ted to attend.
If you are wondering
what to wear'
for
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designs. Herein, the speaker said, the ki-d in the country, and is composed Ig)1m,11t iJilis
method of instruction differs from o 20 students. Thor Johnson, Grad. -Aeeing At Miss Lloyd's
that used in this country, for there is the director. The :rogmam Wvill in-
they start from conventions and work elude works of Beethoven and Max j A meeting of Sigma Alpha Iota,
toward originality, and here the stu- rgc nt*ional music sorority, was held Fri-
dents start from nature and work to- The program will commence with day night at the home of Miss Alice
ward convention. Beet hoven's overture from "Egmont."
The Eastern schools do not turn the Continuing, the orchestra will play Lloyd, dean of women. Mrs. o. J.
students out when they have finished "Serenade" by Max Regar. The solo Campbell and Mrs. Fred Lewis were
their course of study, but through parts will be played by J. Krell, '37SM, in charge of the meeting, which was
sales agencies they make contacts for flulJ; Harry Sicgal, '35, violin; and attended by two of the founders of te
them so that the young artists will Johnson, viola. ntional group, Miss Nora Crane Hunt
know to whom they can sell their The Fellowship Club is planning to of the School of Music and Miss Eliz-
products. peant "John Henry," a negro opera, abeth Campbell.
"The laboratory system," Mr. Kahn F b. 17. This work has never been A musical program was presented
said, "is a coming thing, and if those performed outside of North Carolina by some of the members. Eileen Ichel-
who are in the university now are and will be presented by the Boston dingeir, '37Sm., played "Romance" by
interested, it will come in the next Syrphony afterwards. A special Scendsen, and "Hungarian Dance"
20 years." He also said that the ap- negi o chorus of 30 voices will sing by Haefche. "German Thema mit
preciation of art will be built up in in this opera. Variationen und Temple de Pollon-
the American people by the creating aise" by Wies Enduff and "A Dream, "
the mercan eope bythecreaingby Bartlett were played by Vlasta
of more good art, for he has great Recitals To Be Given B y arle argayed byppert,
respect for the average American .adoba, while Margaret Hoppert,
taste. School Of Music Seniors' 36SM, played "Intermezzo No. 4" by
Brahms and "Kreisleriana Nos. 3, 4,
Mr. Kahn illustrated his lecture by Elaine Schlesinger and Katherine and 5" by Schuman. Winifred Jack-
showing a number of pictures which Leopold will present their gradua- son, '36SM, played "Son of the Puzta"
tion recital programs at 8:15 Monday, by Kela-Bela and "Liebesfreud" by
Jan. 21, and Wednesday, Jan. 23 re- Kreisler.
W h respectvely in the School of Music Au-
WhreT ditorium.
Elaine Schlesinger, pianist, has
been studying for several years under
Motion Pictures: Wuerth, "Serv- Poi'e. Mabel Ross Rhead. She has
ants' Entrance with Janet Gaynor; chosen works of composers such as
Majestic, "Kid Millions" with Eddie Bach, Beethoven, C h o p i n, and
Cantor; Michigan, "Biography of a <ahms
Bachelor Girl" with Ann Harding; Katherine Leopold, p ianis, has -
Whitney, "The Marines Are Coming" been a student under Joseph Brink-
with William Haines and "Dames" man. She has chosen for her pro-
with Dick Powell. gram varied selections from Mozart,
Exhibitions: Paintings from exhibi- 13 ahlms, Liszt, and Tansman.
tion of Michigan artists and fifty The general public is invited to at-
prints, open from 1:30 to 5 p.m. daily, tend both of these recitals. There .
Alumni Memorial Hall. will be no adm'ssion charge.
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