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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

ommy Christians Orchestra Will Play

For

Military

Band Is Named
By Co-Chairmen
Lyon, H e sler
Late Permission Is Given
For Annual R.O.T.C. Ball
To Be Held At Union
Don Lyon, '35A, and Delbert Hes-
ler, '35E, co-chairmen of the ,Mili-
tary Ball, have announced that Tom-
my Christian's orchestra will play for
the dance which will be held April
26, at te Union. Late permission
until 2:30 a.m. for the occasion has
also been announced by the office of
the dean of women.
This orchestra has had a long
career of radio broadcasts over the
Columbia Broadcasting System and
of appearances at various well-known
hotels, including the Hotel Claridge,
Memphis, Casa Madrid, Louisville,
and Castle Farm, Cincinnati. Chris-
tian himself began his career as a
saxophonist under the direction of
Jan Garber later appearing with
Vincent Lopez and Ted Weems. Since
organizing his own band he has also
played on the Loews Theater Circuit.
Tickets for the Ball are priced at
$3.00 and may be obtained only from
members of the committee or from
the R.O.T.C. headquarters. Only a
limited number are still available,
most of them having gone to members
of the R.O.T.C.
Weddingos Take
Place During
Spring Season
Announce Betrothal Of
Louise French, '36, To
Dewitt Snyder, '36.
The spring hplida) season was
marked with especially impressive
weddings and announcements of en-
gagements of students and alumni
of the University.
One of the loveliest ceremonies was
that of the former Virginia A. Burt,
daughter' of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
Burt, Ann Arbor, and Richard Mont-
gomery Shick, son of Mr. and Mrs.
John B. Shick, Laporte, Ind.
The ceremony was read by the Rev.
R. Edward Sayles in the Ethel Foun-
tain Hussey Room of the League in
front of the ivory mantel which har-
monized with the all-white gowns of
the wedding party, and the Bermuda
lilies, white snapdragons and stocks,
on two white fluted standards at
either side of the fireplace banked
with palms and huckleberry foliage.
Prof. Arthur Hackett sang "I Love
You Truly," before the wedding, and
"Beloved It Is Morn" afterwards. Vir-
ginia Hunt, '38, played the wedding
march as the bride, escorted by her
father, took her place with the at-
tendants.
Miss Burt chose a model of white
peau d'ange lace with a square neck,
sleeves pointed over the wrist, and a
long train for her wedding dress. Her
tulle veil extended to the waist in
front, swept down beyond the train at
the back, from a quaint cap, flaring
at the sides, and made of rose pointe
lace from her mother's wedding gown.
She carried a bouquet of white or-
chids and lilies of the valley.
The gowns of the attendants were
also in white. Elizabeth Ann Shick,
sister of the bridegroom, was the
maid of honor while Betty Aigler, '35,
Mary Neal, '37, and Edith Hamilton,
'37, were the bridesmaids.
Mr. Shick chose Richard Lyons,
'35M, for his best man. The ushers
were: Walter Work, '35M, Russel R.
de Alvarez, '35M, Kendall B Holmes,

'35, Dan Bulmer, '35M, James Logie,
'35M, and Philip Bourland, '35M. '
After a trip through the-South, Mr.
and Mrs. Shick will be at home in
Ann Arbor. Mr. Shick will receive
his degree in medicine in June. He
is affiliated with Phi Gamma Delta
and Nu Sigma Nu fraternities. Mrs.
Shick is a member of Delta Gamma
sorority.
An engagement of interest that was
announced during the holidays is that
of Louise H. French, '36, to DewittI
C. Snyder, '36. The announcement
was made by Dr. and Mrs. R. C. Per-
kins, Bay City. The wedding is
planned for a few weeks after the
close of school.
Miss French isa member of Kappa
Kappa Gamma sorority, and Mr. Sny-
der is affiliated with Chi Psi frater-
nity.
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Schuberth, Port

English Comedian To Open Dramatic Season

Petitioning For Chicago Symphony To Play In
League Work Presentation Of May Festival
Beoins Today Three notable ensemble groups and Chicago and the Middle West an en-
five conductors, in addition to twelve viable reputation for fine music. Much
major celebrities, will participate in of the effectiveness of this orchestra
Thursday Is The Deadline; the Ann Arbor May Festival of 1935 is due to Dr. Stock's co-operator, Eric
Margaret Hiscock '36 to be given May 15, 16, 17, and 18 in DeLamarter. He is an old favorite
Hill Auditorium. with Festival audiences.
To Head Orientation The University Choral Union, one Howard Hanson will conduct the
of the ensemble groups, is one of the premiere of his own setting of Walt
All women interested in member- largest and oldest permanent choral Whitman's "Drum Taps." He has ap-
ship on League committees for next groups. Organized during the season peared on several occasions as guest
year must submit petitions today, to- of 1879-1880, it has participated each conductor, notably in the pre-Metro-
morrow or Thursday in the Under- year since that time, and since 1894 politan Opera performance of his
graduate Office of the League. Com- has participated in the annual May "Merry Mount." He is also noted- as
mittees open are orientation, merit Festival. It has performed prac- a winner of the Prix de Rome.
system, house-reception, theater and tically all of the larger choral works, As trainer ana conductor of the
arts, social, and publicity. In addi- and on many occasions has given Young People's Festival Chorus, Juva
tion, a new poster committee is being American or world premieres of im- Higbee has demonstrated unique abil-
formed, as a subdivision of the pub- portant compositions. ity in the selection and performance
licity. Women who wish to work on An indispensable factor in the May of works which have attracted the
this division must indicate it on their Festival is the Chicago Symphony Or- favorable commendation of distin-
application blanks. chestra, which this year will make its guished critics and concert goers gen-
The orientation committee, under thirty-first annual pilgrimage to Ann erally.
Margaret Hiscock, '36, will work on Arbor. The orchestra ranks as one
two separate phases of the program, of America's greatest, and its musical PHI GAMMA DELTA
and women petitioning for this com- reputation is world wide. Phi Gamma Delta has recently
mittee must state whether they wish The Young People's Chorus in- elected new officers. Robert E. Mer-
to act as group leaders in direct con- jects into the Festival program a fa- rill was chosen president, Don Stew-
tact with new women, or as assistants miliar yet enticing factor. For more art, '36, treasurer, Foster Campbell
in the administration and planning of than two decades this organization '36, recording secretary, Guy Conkle
the work. Applicants for the orien- has contributed much to the yearly '36, corresponding secretary, and Jor.
tation committee will be interviewed Festival, and in addition it has proved dan Cawthra orep 7n hitnrinn

Edmund Gwenn, the distinguished English comedian who will open
the 1935 Dramatic Season as George Redfern, in J. B. Priestly's current
comedy success, "Laburnum Grove" which will present the, original
Landen and New York company intact at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theater
May 20 to May 26.

Play Changres
Announced In
Drama Season
(Continued from Page 1)
June 10, will feature the world pre-
iniere of what New York critics be-
lieve may be one of the most impor-
tant plays of the year, "The Ugly
Runt" by Robert Raynold, winner of
the Harper $10,000 novel award.
"Up To The Stars" will be seen
again Tuesday night, June 11, with
the last of "The Ugly Runt" per-
formances scheduled for the Wednes-
day matinee and night of the week
and a special Friday matinee.
"The Bishop Misbehaves," rollicking
New York mystery comedy success
with Effie Shannon, Estelle Winwood,
Ainsworth Arnold, and Paul McGrath,
opens Thursday, June 13, and plays
the Saturday matinee and night of
June 15, Monday and Tuesday, June
17 and 18 and an added matinee and
night, Friday, June 21.
"Ode To Liberty," the current New
York revue with the co-star of the
original production, Walter Slezak,
and Ilka Chase, will end the season
on June 22.
Huron, have announced the engage-
ment of their daughter Mary Schu-
berth to Rowan Fasquelle, son of Mrs.
Ethel Fasquelle, Petoskey.
Mr. Fasquelle has been connected
with the law firm of Burke & Burke
since his graduation from Law School.
He is a member of Delta Tau Delta
fraternity. The wedding is set for
June 17.
John L. Kollen, instructor in the
School of Music, was married at a
simple ceremony, April 9 in New
York City to Miss Margaret E. Bar-
low of Garrison, N. Y. The bride,
who is the 'daughter of, Mrs. William
Eastman, was the assistant editor of
the department of psychology and
pedagogy at the Appleton D. Century
Co.

First Sorority For
Women Of China
Is Organized Here
The first sorority in the United
States for native born Chinese women
was organized here recently and now
has a membership of four women
who are living in the chapter house,
located at 101 South Thayer St. The
sorority has been christened Sigma
Sigma Phi and was organized under
the sponsorship of Mrs. Beryl Fox
Bacher, assistant dean of women.
'Though this is the first of such
organizations in which the member-
ship is restricted to women born in
China, a sorority for American born
Chinese women was organized some
time ago in San Francisco.POther
chapters of Sigma Sigma Phi will
probably soon be formed in other
American universities, according to
Mrs.. Pearl S. Chen, secretary-treas-
urer of the group.
Mrs. Chen also stated that a group
of the charter members here will go
to China at the end of the school
year to install a chapter at Shanghai.
It is expected that some of the other
chapters will admit American-born
students.
Active members of Sigma Sigma
Phi at present are Helen F. Vong,
chairman, Lillian Y. Wang, Lilian
Wang, and Mrs. Chen.
Child Study Group
To HoldMeetiug
The pre-school child study group
of the American Association of Uni-
versity Women will meet at 8 p.m. to-
day at the home of Mrs. O. F. Wild,
422 Blakeley Place. Prof. Carl LaRue
of the botany department will speak
on natuie study.
Mrs. Homer Grafton and Mrs.uWard
D. Peterson will lead the discussion
at the meeting of the junior high
school child group of the AA.U.W.
at 7:45 p.m. today at 'the home of
Mrs. Ernest Barker, 18 Ridgeway Rd.
The music appreciation group of
the junior branch of the A.A.U.W.
will meet today with Miss Helen Man-
chester, 640 Oxford Rd.
BOARD TO MEET
The new and old board of
W.A.A. will meet at 5 p.m. Wed-
nesday in the lounge of the Wom-
en's Field House, according to
Brenda Parkinson, president of
the, organization.
"FLOATING UNIVERSITY"
CRUISE
During July and August to the
MEDITERRANEAN
Here is the ideal trip for students-a
splendid opportunity to derive the
greatest benefits from your summer
vacation and enjoya wonderful travel
adventure.Visit Egypt,the HolyLand,
Russia-17countries and islands in the
"cradle of civilization" with the lux-
urious tropical cruiser S.S. SLAMAT
as your floating campus. Return on
the magnificent S.S. BERENGARIA.
EDUCATIONAL PRQGRAM
Prominentprofessorswill give stand-
ard university summer coursesinArt,
Economics, Government, History,
Literature and other sub-
jects studied in connection
whcountries visited.
Credit for these courses
may be arranged.
Travel arrangements
are in charge of the
James Boring Co.,
known for the
{. completopss of

between 4 and 6 p.m. Friday, and be-I
tween 10 a.m. and 12, and 1 to 4 p.m.
Saturday. Miss Ethel McCormick,
Jean Seeley, '36, League president,
and Miss Hiscock will conduct the in-
terviews.
Women who are now members of
League committees must petition
either if they wish to remain on the
same group or transfer to another.
Swimming Club To Meet
Michigan State Tonight
The invitational meet between the
Swimming Club and the Green Splash
Club of Michigan State at 8 p.m. to-
night in the Union pool will close the
swimming season.
Swimming Club members partici-
pating are: Mary Montgomery, '37,
Helen Gillespie, '35Ed., Jane McDon-
aid, '35, Elizabeth Howard, '36Ed.,
Mabel Howard, '37, Mary Redden, '383
Ed.; Henrietta Fruend, '35, Kather-
ine Roderick, '38A., Ester DeWitt,
'38, Jean Lillie, '38, and Florence Mc-
Conkey, '38A.
Michigan State will bring six bad-j
minton players as well as a swimming
team. These students will engage
with the members of Miss Hilda
Burr's Wednesday evening badminton
class in Barbour Gymnasium during
the meet.
Following the contests, refresh-

to be a splendid training school for the
recruiting of members for the Choral
Union and other major choruses
throughout the land.
Dr. Earl V. Moore, director of the
School of Music, is an outstanding
choral conductor, builder of programs,
and authority in music matters gen-
erally. During his incumbency the
Choral Union has forged ahead in
many directions, particularly in the
field of first-time performances of
important choral works.
Synonymous with his appointment
to the conductorship of the Chicago
Symphony Orchestra, F r e d e r i c k
Stock and his players began coming
to the Ann Arbor May Festival in
1905. His influence has built up for
Prof. R. Hollister
Will Give Reading
P:.of. Richard D. T. Hollistei' of
the speech department will give a
reading of "The Rivals" by Sheridan
at the regular meeting of the Women',
Clunb of Ann Arbor at 2:30 p.m. today
in the Grand Rapids Room of the
League.
The literature division of the club of
which Mrs. Glenn Loveless is in charge
will present Professor Hollister. In-
cluded on the program will be piano
music played by Miss Nell Stockwell
of the School of Music.
Mrs. William C. Hoad, president-

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ments will be served in the Women's elect of the club will give a review
Athletic Building for participants and of the program for the next year.
officials. Miss Montgomery assisted Hostesses for the afternoon will be
by Miss E. Howard, Miss Gillespie; Mrs. Charles Martin, Mrs. Jay Tomp-
and Jean Gourlay, '36, is in charge kins, Mrs. Ella Burlingame and Mrs.
of the arrangements. Julius Kempf.
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Motion Pictures: Majestic, "Van-
essa" with Helen Hayes; Michigan,
"Mississippi" with Bing Crosby; Whit-
ney, "Straight From the Heart" with
Mary Astor and "British'"Agent" with
Leslie Howard; Wuerth, "Forsaking
All Others" with Clark Gable.
Dancing: Hut Cellar.
f eetings Of Carnival
Committees Announced
Women interested in acting as
hostessess or ticket collectors for
the Penny Carnival, which will be
held at 8 p.m. Saturday, April
20, in Barbour and Waterman
Cymnasiums, will report at 4:30
p.m. Wednesday in the lounge of
the Women's Athletic Building.
Kate Landrum, '37, chairman of
the floor committee, will conduct
the meeting.

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