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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Date Of Penny
Carnival Is Set
ForApril 20
Jane Arnold, Chairman
Of Carnival Nominates
All Committee Heads
The date for the Penny Carnival
has been definitely set for Saturday,
April 20, according to Jane Arnold,
'36, general chairman of the affair.
Dancing will be held from 8 p.m. to
midnight in Waterman Gymnasium
while the booths will be arranged in
Barbour Gymnasium.
Miss Arnold will be assisted by Mary
Patricia Potter, '37, chairman of en-
tertainment, Edith Frederick, '37,
chairman of decorations, Eileen Mc-
Manus, '36, and Josephine McLeai,
'36, co-chairman of publicity, Adele
Gardener, 137, chairman of finance,
Jean Gourlay, '37, chairman of
booths, and Kate Landrum, '37, chair-
man of the floor committee. Mem-
bers of the committees who will be
appointed by the chairman will be
announced later.
The profits from the Carnival,
which amounted to $180 last year, are
used to finance various W.A.A. proj-
ects. The board furnishes the orig-
inal equipment for the booths and
each house contributes at least $2
above its expenses.
Martha Cook dormitory, which had
charge of the coat room, received a
prize of a box of candy last year for
taking in the most money.
A cup is awarded to the house
whose booth in the estimationof the
judges is most original. The booths
deorated by Adelia Cheever in the
last two years portraying a scene
from "Alice in Wonderland" and a
German beer garden were appraised
the best.
The Dramatic group in Wyvern,
junior honorary society, will cooper-
ate with Miss Potter in planning the
entertainment. The chairman prom-
ises a different type of entertainment
from the melodrama, "Wild Nell, the
Pet of the Plains," which was pre-
sented last year.
The Sophomore Cabaret trio, con-
sisting of Dorothy Vale, '37, "Jeane
McLean, '37, and Rachel Lease, '37,
will accompany the orchestra with
popular numbers. This group has al-
so sung in Detroit and at the League.
The Carnival, which originated in
'28, was at first held Wednesday
nights, at which time. the finals of
the intramural basketball tourna-
ment were played off.
Dancing was held in Sarah Cas-
well Angell Hall, but was later trans-
ferred to Waterman Gymnasium,
which is less congested. Entertain-
ment was offered in between dances.
Open House Is
Scheduled At
Union Tonitfht
Free dancing and exhibitions in
many of the popular indoor sports
are among the many features which
will make up the program of "Univer-
sity Night" which will be sponsored
by the Union tonight. More than 2,000
are expected to attend the event which
is intended "primarily for students
and faculty or all those connected
with the University in any way."
The free dancing will start at 8
and last until 10 p.m. Bob Steinle
and the regular Union band will play
for the dancers, and during the inter-
mission "The Four Men of Note," a
quartet composed of students, will
present several numbers in a short
concert.
Starting at 8:30 p.m. a selected
group of University women will give

an exhibition in diving and swimming
in the Union pool.
In the south lobby of the Union on
the Main Floor several fencing
matches will be staged. The contests
will begin at 9:15. j
A hobby exhibition including two
stamp collections and several groups
of etchings will be featured in the
North Lounge on the Main Floor. The
work of Donal H. Haines, Prof.
Philip Bursley, Professor-Emeritus
Warren P. Lombard, Prof. H. B. Lewis,

Heads Penny Carnival

Sink Has Hobby Of Collecting FarcicalSatire
Books For 'Memory Library' To Be Given At

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Jane Arnold, '36, is general chair-
man of the Penny Carnival, which
will be held Saturday, April 20, in
Barbour and Waterman Gymnasium.
Miss Arnold named committee chair-
men for the affair.
Student Group
Plan s Travel
Throuh East
Arrangements are being made for
an eight day trip to Washington, D.C.,
New York City, and Niagara Falls for
the foreign students during the spring
vacation. Mr. Fred Randall, of the
Alumni Travel Bureau, will conduct
the tourwin person. Mr. Randall is
working with Prof. J. Raleigh Nelson,
counsellor to foreign students, in lay-
ing plans for the trip.
Plans as formulated at present in-
clude athree-day visit in Washing-
ton, three days in New York City and
the last two days in Niagara Falls.
Traveling will be done by train, with
buses available for transportation to
various spots of interest. The students
will have accommodations in large
hotels in each city.
Sightseeing tours are to be conduct-
ed by experienced guides through the
Capitol Building, the Senate and Con-
gressional Chambers, to the Wash-
ington Monument, the Arlington Na-
1ional Cemetery. Each foreign student
will be given the opportunity of visit-
ing the embassy and legation of his
native country also while in Wash-
ington.
In New York, such places as the
Metropolitan Art Museum, Central
Park, Grant's Tomb, Columbia Uni-
versity, Fifth Avenue, and Wall Street
will be visited. Professor Nelson also
plans to have the students visit the
International House in New York
City.
According to the arrangements
made, the students will first view the
Falls at night while artificially light-
ed. Besides these sightseeing tours,
the travelers will have an opportunity
of seeing other interesting featues
while on the train.
The entire trip, including all ex-
penses will be $55. Professor Nelson
speaks enthusiastically about the va-
cation trip as a number of foreign
students have been inquiring about it.
SOMMER LECTURES
Prof. Ralph F. Sommer of the
School of Dentistry addressed the
Pontiac Dental Society in Pontiac
last night on Problems in Root Surg-
ery.
and Wilfred B. Shaw will be placed in
the exhibition beside the hobbies of
many students.
At 7:30 p.m. in the billiard room
on the second floor several matches in
pool, straight rail, and three rail bil-
liards will be played. Prof. H. C. Car-
ver of the mathematics department
will play several students in each of
these events.
Melvin Silverman, '36, and Richard
Stone, '38E, will play a ping-pong
match, which will begin at 8:30 p.m.
A special reduction in the price of
bowling will be made after the several
scheduled exhibitions have been
played. It was announced that the
price of bowling, which is usually 15
cents, will be cut to 10 cents.
The Tap Room will be open to all
visitors and special prices will be
available during the Open House.

A chance remark dropped in an
informal conversation by the late
James B. Angell, then President of
the University, gaves Charles A. Sink,
president of the School of Music, the
idea for his unusual hobby - the col-
lection of books for his "memory li-
brary."
President Angell told Mr. Sink that
he believed most people read books
inccrrectly -- that a man should read
as if the author were standing over
his shoulder talking to him personally.
This gave Mr. Sink the idea of asking
the many famous musicians with
whom he has become acquainted
through his position as head of the
Choral Union and May Festival con-
certs, to send him an autographed
book from their own personal library.
"I ask them to send me a book
which they themselves have read and
enjoyed," he said, "and thus I feel
when I read these books with their
personal inscriptions, as if these
friends are with me all the time,
though years may go by before I see
them again personally."
Has Large Collection
Mr. Sink now hasminhis collection
more than 200 books, representing
gifts from some of the most noted
opera stars, pianists, and conductors
of modern times. However, he has
not confined his library to musicians
alone, for in his political life as a
member both of the State Senate
and House of Representatives he has
met all the recent governors of Mich-
igan, and many prominent indus-
trial leaders, all of whom have con-
tributed to his collection.
"An interesting thing about my li-
brary," Mr. Sink said, "is that only
one book has been duplicated during
all the years in which I have been
collecting." This book, "Moursorg-
sky" by Oscar Von Rieseman, was
given, to him by Sergei Rachmanin-
off and Feodor Chaliapin.
Chalapin Sends Copy
Moussorgsky is one of Chaliapin's
favrite composers, and he has often
sung the title role in Moussorgsky's
opera "Boris Godunof," which will be
presented in one of this year's May
Festival concerts. The copy sent by
Chaliapin bears the inscription, "To
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sink -min ap-
preciation of their wonderful work
for the musical life of America."
The most valued book of the col-
lection is one given several years ago
by Paderewski. Mr. Sink wrote to
Paderewski abroad asking him to send
an autographed , book, but received
no reply.
However, when he made his next
appearance in Ann Arbor, he went to
the Sink home for dinner after the
concert. When he arrived there, he
nonchalantly pulled out of his pocket
a small book, beautifully bound in
soft red leather with gold lettering,
which he then autographed and pre-
sented to Mrs. Sink.
This book, "London," by Walter
Besant, was one of a set of books in
a traveling library, printed in 1904
by the English millionaire, Lord
Northcliffe, and given to Paderewski.
After the original copies were made,
the plates were destroyed so that
they are now impossible to obtain.
On the inside cover it has Paderew-
ski's book mark - an original steel
engraving of his piano, with several
of his own compositions surrounding
it.
Women Give Novels
The majority of women who have
contributed to the "memory library"
have given novels. Rosa Ponselle's
gift was "The Dark Dawn" by Mar-
tha Ostenso, and Nina Morgana gave
"Manon Lescaut" by Abbe Prevost.
Sinclair Lewis' "Ann Vickers" was
sent by Mary Garden, while Lucrezia
Bori gave Mr. Sink "Moon and Six-
pence" by W. Somerset Maugham.
A fitting quotation' from Milton,
"Such sweet compulsion doth in music
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lie," is written by Geraldine Farrar
in a beautifully illustrated book on
the Russian ballet ,which was her
gift to the "memory library."!
Many Give Biographies

Several biographies are represented o lete Cast Named
in the collection. Madame Shumann- - l ┬▒Ii
Heinck sent her biography, "The Last
of the Titans" by Lawton, with the The opening performance of "Dr:
inscription, "To Mr. and Mrs. Sink Knock," a farcical satire on quack
whom I love and admire for their doctoring, to be given by Play Pro-
wonderful work in helping to keep duction at 8:30 p.m. tonight in the
our great holy music up to highest Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, will
standards for the sake of U.S. people honor students and. faculty members
and musicians," and is signed "Moth- of the medical school, Valentine B.
er - Madame Schumann-Heink." Vidt, director of Play Production,
Clara Clemens and her husband,' niacned yesterday.
CssiparClomitschavherhbond, The romance languages department
Ossip Gabrilowitsch, gave her book w'll be honored at tamorrowv night's
"My Father, Mark Twain," and Walt-wle onoTedaym wigt's
er Damrosch donated his autobiog- performance. The play will also be
rphy My usidaledis ut."presented Friday and Saturday nights.
raphy, "My Musicale Life. Mr. Windt also announced the cast
Other musicians represented in the for the production. Charles T. Harrell.
collection are Lawrence Tibbet, John Grad., who played the part of Tony
McCormick, Guilo Gatti-Cassaza, the Cavendish in "The Royal Family,"
director of the Metropolitan Opera, will play the title role of Dr. Knock.
and Grete Stuckgold, while Henry assisted by Harland Bloomer, Grad.,
Ford, Herbert Hoover, Ruth Bryan as Dr. Parpalaid.
Owen, ana Jean Picard are a few other students in the cast who have
Americans prominent in other fields appeared in previous Play Production
who have contributed to Mr. Sink's ipresentations are Truman Smith, '35,
"memory library" - one of his most Sarah Pierce, '35, David Zimmerman,
prized possessions. '45. Frank Funk, '35, and Carl Nelson,
'35. Minor roles will be played by
.I Dorothy Ohrt, '36, George Sepprell,
A -G es '36, Elizabeth Kelley, '37, Vaudie Van-
denberg, '36, Jean Allen, Grad., and
G all errLecture 01 William Soboroff, '37.
The settings for "Dr. Knock," which
Persian Miniatures eunusually complicated, were de-
signed by Oren Parker, Grad..James
V. Doll, '35, designed the costumes,
"Persian artists expressed them- which are planned to emphasize the
selves with color and line," Dr. Aga- cartoon quality of the humor. Collec-
Oglu said recently in a gallery talk tion of properties will be handled
at Alumni Memorial Hall on Persian by Julia Wilson, '3 . Virginia Frink,
Miniature Paintings. An exhibition of '35, will be in charge of the box office,
these paintings is now on display Mr. Harrell will be publicity manager,
and will be shown until March 14. Mr. Smith stage manager, and Hattie
The Fresco paintings are the oldest Bell Ross, Grad., assistant director.
form that have been preserved and{-
are very important in the study of I Tickets To Be Sold
Mohammedan pictorial art. The ear-;
liecst of these frescoes were greatly in-I For Senior Supper
fluenced by the Early Christian art.
In the exhibit, which is being shown
in South Gallery, a fresco which was Tickets for senior supper, to be
excavated at Rhages is on display. It held March 20, will be placed on sale
belongs to the 12th or 13th century. beginning Tuesday in the Undergrad-
No Background Used uate Office in the League. Tickets J
The art of the 14th century shows may be procured between 3:30 and
both Indian and Chinese influence, 5:30 p.m. from Tuesday through Fri-
Dr. Aga-Oglu said. There is no back- day. The price is 75 cents, including
grOund to the paintings, and the ob- both supper and the Junior Girls
jccts stand on a narrow border of Play, the premiere of which is tradi-
hlaves. There is no proportion in the tionally given that night.
lictures, and Persian artists seemed Billie Griffiths, '35, Charlotte Whit-
to have no knowledge of perspective. man, '35, and Mary Ferris, the three
The portrait study is, however, inter- vice-president of the League, are co-
(sting, the speaker said, for they are chairmen of the affair. The supper
people that one might have seen marks the first appearance of the sen-
every day on the streets of Bagdad. ior women in their caps and gowns.
Animal Forms Exact
Animal forms were done with great Assembly Ball Tickets
care and exactness, and plant forms
Are On Sale At Lea ue

Leaoue Today
Charles Darrell Selected
To Portray Dr. Knock;

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Girls-
The Men have been entertaining you
right nicely of late . . .
Are You Doing YouR Part?
Take HiM to the Assembly Ball.
CHARLIE AGNEW'S
nt EST RA

Wheat Gold . ;
Dawn Blue
Coral Pink
NEW
Boucles
$ 95
and up
Your first Spring purchase
should be one of these two-
and three-piece, Boucle
knit suits. Tailored collar
and graceful tie trims.
Sizes 14 to 42.
Sweaters
$1.95 and up
WHITE and Spring shades
in wool and cotton mix-
tures. Norfolk, twin and
single styles.
Sport Hats
$1.00 and $1.95 (
Clnnorr krnits for rcoal Snrinf-

were represented by design. This is g
very well illustrated in a miniature Independent women may now pur-
on exhibit entitled "Plants, Animals, chase Assembly Ball tickets at the
and Birds." It is from a manuscript League desk, according to Georgina
of Adjayib-i Makhlukat by Kazwini Karlson, '35, general chairman. The
and belongs to the 14th century Per- Ball will be held Friday night in the
sian art. League ballroom.
Another important phase of 14th Further details of this first dance
century art was color and to this the to be sponsored by non-affiliated
Persians gave great attention. Their women have also been announced by
paintings are rich in gold and blue central committee members. A novelty
colors and these rich colors are par- will be introduced in the programs,
ticularly shown in border designs and which are to be made in several dif-
in the garments of the figures. One ferent pastel shades. The ballroom
of the larger and more colorful of the will be banked with palms, ferns
exhibits was "King Zal Demonstrat- and spring flowers.,
ing His Skill as a Bowman." Almost
every phase of Persian art seems to be ! ALLEN TALKS IN NORTH
shown in this single painting. Sev- Prof. Shirley W. Allen of the
eral different plant and animal forms School of Fprestry and Conservation
are shown and are combined with the will speak today before an assembly
human figure making a harmonious and the science classes of Benton
composition. It is also from a manu- Harbor High School on "Making the
script belonging to the 16th century. Most of Our Natural Resources."
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ROBERTS HAT SHOP
Just Out of Their Tissues
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Classic Felts, .9.
In Ravishing Spring Colors: heaven blue,
cameo rose, chamois yellow, sea-gull grey,

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