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Crowd Attends First Annual Assembly Ball Held In League &



Spring Styles
Popular At Last
Georginia Karlson leads
Maurcl Accompanied y
t spite of thermometer readings
and snow flurries, spring was the key-
note in gowns and decorations at the
Assembly Ball last night. Against a
background 'of spring flowers and
plants that banked the walls of the
League ballroom, the Grand March
swung into progress, led by Georgina
Karlson, '35, general chairman, and
her escort, Richard Shoupe, '38M. Miss
Karlson chose for the event a green
and brown printed crepe, cut on
simple lines. The low decolletage was
made in cowl style in the back.
Committee Members Atted
Several committee members ap-
peared in pastel shades, matching
the pale colors of the programs. Mau-
reen Kavanagh, '36, publicity chair-
man, wore tea-rose lace, made in prin-
cess style with an off-the-shoulder ef-
fect. She attended with Joe McCann,
Turquoise blue crepe was selected
by Dorothy Jones, '36, chairman of
music and floor. Her gown was made
in tunic effect, with plaited straps
and square decolletage, and with it she
wore silver accessories. Miss Jones
was escorted by David DeWees, '38M.
Betty Cavender, '3, co-chairman of
music, wore a smart black net gown.
Ruching of the same material edged
the hem and the shoulder cape, and
a touch of color was provided by the
red rhinestone shoulder straps. John
Perkins, '36, attended with Miss Cav-
Jacket Frock
Ellen Brown, '36, chairman of tick-
ets, who was escorted by Hart Pierce,
'37, wore tea-rose crepe. The short
jacket had a Queen Elizabeth collar
of starched organdy ruffles. A smart
green lace gown was chosen by Alma
Wadsworth, '35Ed., program chair-
man, who attended with Elden A.
Scott, '35SM.
Reta Peterson, '35, chairman of
decorations, appeared in turquoise
blue pebble crepe, with vivid red ac-
cents in the clip and flowers at the
neck. Her escort was Walter Simons,
'36. The chairman of chaperones,
Marion Brooks, '35, wore powder blue
crepe with fur trimmed sleeves.
Velvet Still Good
Helen Stetson, '36, co-chairman of
programs, wore aquamarine lace and
another member of the central com-
mittee, Virginia York, '36, finance
chairman, chose velvet in a wine
shade, with a collar of silver lame, and
long slit sleeves. She attended with'
Frederick Wiselogle, Grad. Also in
velvet was Betty Hill, '36, vice-presi-
dent of Assembly, whose black dress
was simply cut, with long shirred
sleeves and a cowl neck. -
Tucks And Quiltingj
Dorothy Triplett, '36, a member of
the ticket committee selected powder.-
blue crepe with a quilted belt and
rhinestone clip. Gretchen Lehmann,
'37, also on the ticket committee,
chose tucked black net, smartly fitted,
accented by a red velvet bow at the
neck. Another committee member,
Betty Green, '36, appeared in whitei
rough crepe with metallic threads. AI
white bow lined with red taffetaI
marked the decolletage in b7ack.
Among the Assembly officers presenti
were Eleanor Peterson, '35, president,
who wore rose moire with silver ac-
cessories, and Audrey Talsma, '35, t
secretary, in ice-blue satin with a
Peter Pan collar. Katherine England,
'35, treasurer, appeared in pink laceP
with net inserts in the skirt. I
Last night's dance was the first ball
ever sponsored by non-affiliated wom-

en on campus. It is expected that it
will be an annual spring affair, fill-
ing the same place in the social cal-
endar of independents that the Pan-
hellenic Ball does for sorority women.
Charlie Agnew's orchestra played for
the event.

Ihoadwixy's MostOut sandding Performe rs

Local Players
To Give Farce
Here Monda

1935 J.G.P. F as Producion Conplete Cast
Of Last Year Says M Craken For Hillel Pla


League Theatre Scen(e Of
N(.4 Gwyn's Company's
Last Play Of Season
Wardens of the Nell Gwyn's Com-
pany of Players have sent out invi;
tations for the last presentation of
the season, "Engaged," a farcical
comedy by W. S. Gilbert, to be given
this Monday, at the Lydia Mendel-
sschn Theater.
"Engaged" was first produced in
1877 at the Haymarket Theatre, Lon-
don as an entirely original comedy.
It was one of Gilbert's earliest mas-
terpieces which may be characterized
as a Gilbert and Sullivan opera with-
out Sullivan and without music. Gil-
bert wrote "Engaged" before his col-
,)oration with Sullivan. and Oscar
Wilde acknowledged the fact that it
was a masterpiece by stealing liberally
fromi the play for "The Importance
of Being Earnest."
The Nell Gwyn's company of play-
ers is composed of faculty members
and townspeople organized solely for
the purpose of reviving forgotten mas-
terpieces of the English and American
stage. "Engaged" will be the 11th pro-
duction of the organization to con-
clude its fifth successive season. Prof.
Howard Mumford Jones of the Eng-
lish department, director of the last
play, "Love for Love" by Congreve,
also will direct the production of
"Engaged." The Nell Gwyn's Com-
pany has produced such 18th and
19th century plays as "Beaux Stra-
tgem" by Farquar, "She Would If She
Could" by Etheredge, "Fashion" by
Mrs. Cora Mowett, and "The London
Merchant" by George Lillo.
The cast selected to play the roles
in "Engaged" consists of Professor
Jones, Karl Litzenberg, Robert Adams,

3, Eleanor Johnson days of the Coolidge dollar, and ad- s$ nnounc1JeU11LUUt
Russell McCracken, director of the vertising racketeers. These provide the
Junior Girls Play, in an interview yes- chance for some clever lyrics and real-
terday, stated that the 1935 J.G.P, ly vital dance compositions. 'Unifinished Picture' Is To
"Tune in On Love," is "every bit as Though the story of "Tune in on G
good a play as 'Gang's All There,' Love" is frankly sentimental, Mr. Mc--
which was presented last year." Cracken feels in no word or action Theatre March 15, 16
In spite of the difficulty of predict- that it is a harkback to the sentiment
ing exactly how a play will look with- of "yester-year." Thechief characters Additional members of the cast and
out settings, lighting, costumes and are not at all the traditional boy' usiness stafI for theHillel Play, "Un-
orchestra, Mr. McCracken feels that and girl' of the old theatrical album. ishes stfr th H ill a "Un-
the quality of the rehearsals, which They are very much alive and modern, finished Picture," which will be pre-
are running considerably ahead of he stated. sented March 15 and 16 in the Lydia
schedule indicate that "Tune in on "In directing Alison Tennant and Mendelssohn Theatre, were an-
Love" will fully measure up to the Claire Gorman in the leading parts, nounced yesterday by Norman L.
gangster epic. I have stressed with them, the im-
Mr. McCracken stated that this portance of keeping their characteri- fman, acting president of the
year's story is more original and the zations away from the pasty, too di- Hillel Players.
music and lyrics are definitely su- mensional quality of the traditional James A, Randall, '36, Helen M.
perior. There is twice as much danc- musical comedy hero and heroine," Wright, '35, Theodore Cohen, '35, and
ing in this year's play, and there is he concluded. Joseph Lesser. '35, have been added
one number which junior women an- This is the third J.G.P. Mr. Mc-
ticipate will equal the famous "Garbo Cracken has directed. Of the three to the original cast, according to
,ceaproductions, all have been strictly Sharfman.
The play has no gangsters, show against the usual campus themes of Members of the various commit-
ghrls, or nightlife as found in "Gang's the preceding plays. The characters tees which have been chosen inlude:
All There." It contains the minor i" Tune in On Love" are only grad- publicity, David Friedman,. '38, Mor-
tragedy of a sentimental young man nates from high school, the hero from ton Jacobs, '38,.and Stephen Stone,
named "Walt," who feels that the man Maple City High School and the '38: program, Genevieve Field, '35,
who invented the Townsend Plan hci cine from the one in Beaver Falls. and Sally Leavitt, '37; tickets, Irma
shold have remembered the people Sykes, '38, Phyllis Devay, '38, Sylvia
"under 25" in order "to keep love Bubis, '36, Prances Levenson, '37, Ada
alive." gFo i' A aably Zola, 37, Mildred Haas, '38, and
Inserted in this seemingly innocu- Poshio,,s Due Today Frances Bernstein, '37.
ous background, Mr. McCracken said, Rehearsals for the play are being
"is some very pert lampooning of big All petitions for A.sembly offices directed by Robert K. Adams, Grad.
business men, who cannot forget the' must be filed by 6 p.m. today in He is a former director of the Con-
the Undergraduate Office of the edy Club and is at present a ineinber
" League. All non-affiliated women of the Flint Community Playei's and
.IOtiZnlK1 ere interested are urged to fill out the Nell Gwyn Players.
application blanks. Positions open Ti(kets for the production may be
( ~ 1 I a~ prsidntvicepreidet, ee-purchased from members of the busi-
W ithevean rtarytreasuier, and chirman of
th tre.tndngcmmtee Hess staff, at Wahr's, Ulrich's or
the three standing conmmttees Slater's bookstores, or at the box-
ylsoon hi. cimbe fce of the Lydia Mendelssohn Thea-
tre, beginning Marchd, 12. tickets
} ~are priced at 35, 50, and 75 cent s.

-Associated Press Photo.
\ot one male perform r has won such approval this season as
liatharine Cornell in "Romeo and Julitt" and Elizabeth Bergner, shown
in her role in "Escape Me Never." They have won the honor of being the
season's most outstanding performers, according to a unanimous decision
of theatrical critics.

Give Program
S.C.A. Sponsors Kentucky
Mountain Group In Lane
Hall At 8 P.M.
A program which will be based
rfbon an open forum discussion about
the situation and sociological condi-
tions of the people living in the
"heart" of the Kentucky mountains
will be given by the Caney Creek
Players at 8 p.m. tonight in Lane Hall
Reading Room under the auspices
of the Student Christian Association.
In addition to conducting the dis-
cussion, the Players will give many
brief local color sketches of events
that have happened in the mountains.
Various members of the Players have
written original plays which give
much of the folk-lore surrounding
"one of the picturesque regions of the
"Civic organizations, educational
clubs, schools and colleges all over
the country have received these
mountaineers with great enthusiasm,"
S.C.A. officials stated. "But the real
purpose of the Players is to acquaint
the general population of America
with the sad plight of the people liv-
ing in one of the most backward parts
of our country."
In the past few years the Caney
Creek Players have raised enough
funds to keep a school open. It is
the first time the mountain popula-
tion has had a chance to acquire any
of the benefits open to most Amer-
In addition to keeping schools
open, providing better means of com-
munication, fostering public health,
and bettering sociological conditions
generally, the Players have built and
improved many homes in the region
for the people.
Banqut Giveni By
The annual banquet of the Gradu-
ate Outing Club will be held at the
Washington Scout Cabin today. The
group will meet at 3 p.m. at Lane
Hall and hike out to the cabin which
is at the entrance to the Huron River
Drive. About 30 graduates are ex-
pected, according to Miss Celia
Knight, the secretary of the organiza-
A steak dinne will be served and
a special program will be presented.
The program, which has been planned
to acquaint graduate students wit h
the history of the Club, will include
speeche s by the officers of the group.
They are Wayne Whitaker, president,
J. Edward Marceau, vice-president.
and chairman of the banquet, Miss,
Celia Knight. secretary, and Ira
George, treasurer.
The organization which is spn-
sored by Miss Jeannette Perry,.as-
sistant dean of women, was formed,
three years ago and has a floating
membership of 40 graduates.
Social Meeting plainn e
For Cosmopolitan Clu b
The meeting of the Cosmopolitan

Closed Dances
Are Given By
Many Houses


One sorority and two fraternities John Weimer, Victor H. Lane, Shirley
are holding dances tonight, and an- Paine, Mrs. Lois Maier, Mrs. Mary
other house will entertain at tea to- Bromage, Mrs. Margaret Gnau, and
morrow afternoon. Mrs. Charlotta Wagner.
Edith Forsythe, '36, is in charge
of arrangements for the hard times . T '.*
party to be held at the Alpha Omicron SJLU.1Cflt Is 'Iven
Pi house. Whit Lowe and hic orches-
tra will furnish music for dancing, Position In China
and Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Griffith and?
Mrs. Ada Zimmerman wiW be the One of the most active of the for-
chaperones. eign students in all international ac-
Acacia fraternity is holding a closed tivities on this campus, Siao-sung
formal dinner-dance, which has been Djang, left recently for New York on
planned by James Lientz, '36E. The her way to her native country, China,
chaperones will be Mr. and Mrs. T. via England and the continent. Miss
Hawley Tapping, Mr. and Mrs. C. Rus- Djang has been a student at the Uni-I
sell Pryce, and Mr. and Mrs. Louis G. versity for the past four years and1
Christman. has just received a doctor's degree in
Reed Pierce and his band will play psychology.
for the Xi Psi Phi closed formal A position on the faculty of the de-
dance, which will-also be held tonight. partment of psychology at Jing-ling
George Atwell, '36D, is in charge of College, the largest and most promi-
the party, and Dr. and Mrs. George nen women's college in China, awaits
Moore and Dr. and Mrs. J. W. See- Miss Djang on her arrival. Miss Djang
burger will chaperon, has spent the last few months travel-
Grove Ginder, '36, is in charge of ling extensively in the United States
the tea which will be held at the Theta lecturing in the interest of the Union
Clii house tomoirow afternoon from Christian Colleges of China.
4:30 to 8 o'clock. __________
MebeRsofthePiRhoSig Theta Delta Chi fraternity held!
.Members of the Phi Rho Sigma initiation for fifteen new members
wish to announce the initiation Wed- Saturday, March 2.
nesday of seven members: Richard Those who were initiated were Fred-
Ashley, '38M, George Brown, '38M, erick Allen, '38, Marshal Case, '38,
George Clinton, '371v, Jack Jacoby, Carl Clement, '38, Jack Finley, '37,
'38M, Reed Prugh, '38M, George Roy Frasier, '38, Robert Geyman, '37,
Rieth, '38M, and Hillis Rigtermink, '37 William McHenry, '38, Edward Hig-
M. gens, '38, George Peck, '38, Edward
The e:,e1t:r at the banquet was Thompson, '36, Robert Weeks, '37,1
Dr. Norman Kretzschmar of the ob- James Wilde, '37, Donald Wilsher, '38,1
stetrics department. John Winder, '38.

The Cleveland Symphony Orches-
tra, under the direction of Artur Rod-
zinski, will appear for the first time
in the Choral Union Series at 8:15
p.m. Thursday, March 28 in Hill Au-
The orchestra has entered its sev-
enteenth season, having won universal
recognition for its accomplishments
'in concert work. The orchestra has
appeared in practically every music
center of the United States.
Rodzinski, conductor of the Cleve-
land Symphony Orchestra, entered
last May in a comprehensive series
of orchestral performances with the
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra. In
November he accepted the invitation
of the New York Philharmonic Or-
chestra to preside as guest conductor
in Carnegie Hall.
A limited number of tickets are
still available at $1.00, $1.50, and $2.00,
each, and may be secured by com-
municating with Charles A. Sink,
president of the School of Music.
Dormitory i1old Dinner
For Faculty Members
A faculty dinner was held at Betsy
Barbour dormitory Thursday. The
guests included Prof. and Mrs. H.
M. Dorr, Miss Louise Cuyler, John
Kollen, Prof. and Mrs. R. C. Hussey,
Mr. and Mrs. R. C. -lussey, Mr. and
Mrs. Eugene Power, Prof. and Mrs.
F. S. Dunham, Mrs. Beryl Bacher,
Miss Dorothy Beise, Miss Harriet
Peasely, Evan S. Schmeling, Henry
Meyers, Miss Marie Hartwig, and Miss
Helen H. Hanley.
Candles and flowers decorated the
dining room: Josephine Gibson, '35,
was in charge of the affair.

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BELIEVE IT or not Spring has
nearly sprung so just to keep it
in mind we looked for formals and
things. It didn't take long to find
just that at the Elizabeth Dillon
Shop . . . there seems to be a great
favoritism this season for blue
with pink running a close second.
One we particularly liked was a
net . . . electric blue with a few
gadgets and very smart. Another
was in rough pink crepe with tiers
and tiers of small ruffles . . looked
most unusual. And speaking of
ruffffles, there's a striking blue in
matelasse with all the trimmings
... just waiting for you.
ND TO GO with these formals
and things the University Flow-
er Shop is having a special this
week on corsages; orchids, garden-
ias and violets . . they're all con-
sidered the smartest for Spring,
too. Then there are some lovely
combinations for table decorations
and likewise springy cut fiowers for
just incidentally around the'house
we still contend that nothing
dresses the same old four walls up
quite so much as a well placed
bowl of . . lillies of the valley, for
instance, or any of the season's

LADIES, Bally old England is
still successfully invading the
realm of cosmetology. The latest
arrival is the Mary Dunhill line
at C al k i n s-Fletcher's. There's
bath and face powder . .frou frou
du gardenia . . . in clever boxes ta
gardenia with every package) With
the most authentic odor we've
found yet. And don't miss the
lipsticks . . tiicky little "frdu frou"
men top them off . . in red, green
and black,
again and with it the best selec-
tion of smart wools and jerseys for
many a moon. At the University
Fashion Shop you'll find one for
every occasion and pocket-book.
The shades are particularly strik-
ing . . . one in salmon wool has
the new neck-line . . straight high
neck with surprising box pleats
at the shoulders. Another is in
light blue trimmed with white .. .
and the trimmings: a built in hal-
ter and solid band of ribbing at the
bottom . . don't miss at least look-
ing them over at the new location
across the street.

8 -(I)- "Young people contemplat-
ing marriage should assure them-
selves of an income of $1,300 to
$1,500," Prof. J. A. Estey, head of
department of history, economics, and
government at Purdue University said
in a recent lecture as part of one in
a series given to seniors.
Where To Go
Motion Pictures: Majestic, "David
Copperfield" with W. C. Fields; Mich -
igan; "Crime Without Passion" with
Claude Mains and 'Charlie Chan
in Paris" with Warner Oland: Whit-
ney, "There Is Always Tomorrow"
with Binnie Barnes and "Six-Day Bike
Rider" with Joe E. Brown; Wuerth,
"Here Is My Heart", with Bing Crosby I
and "Under Pressure" with Victor Me-
Drama: "Dr. Knock," presented by
Play Production, 8:30 p.m., Lydia#

Wear. all BLIND
tE S n e e d lig h t. Y o u c a nl 't sc e a n y th ug w ith -
out light. And there is a proper amount of light
for every seeing task. Of course, you could read
by the light of an open fireplace. But it strains
vision and does much more damage than our
eyes tell us. The few simple rules which follow
form a good guide to adequate home lighting.
In the table or floor lamp next to )our easy
chair, you should have correct size lamp bulbs
-."WAT'TS." If it is a three-socket lamp, there
should be 40 watts in each socket; if a two-
socket lamp, 60 watts in each socket; if a one.
socket lamp, 100 watts. All lamps in your house
should have SHADES to prevent GLARE.
Whenever possible, use shades with light-col-
ored linings to get the most light. (Wide shades,
open at the top, are best.) Finally, have at least
one-tenth as much light in the rest of the room as
you have on your book, newspaper, sewing, etc.

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