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DNESDA, MAY$1,1$25 THE MICHIGAN DAILY
os _Kin Is New chair n Of League Theatre And Arts Con

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Announcement
MadeLast Night
By JeanSeeley
Members Of Orientation
Committee Are Named
By MargaretHiscock
Lois King, '37, has been selected
chairman of the theater and arts
committee of the League, according
to an announcement made last night
by Jean Seeley, '36, League president.
MisĀ§,King will take the place of Louise
French, '36, who resigned the posi-
tion recently.
Miss King is a memer of the Daily
staff, Pi Beta Phi sorority, and Wy-
vern. She was program chairman for
Sophomore Cabaret, in charge of the
box office for Children's Theater,
and assisted on the social and theater
and arts committees of the League.
She will be the first junior on the
teague Council.
Announces Committee
Margaret Hiscock, '36, chairman of

Cuts LongTresses

Senior Society
Initiates Nine
New Members,
Group Holds Banquet And
Program After Initiation ;
Dean LloydSpeaks
Nine non-affiliated women were
initiated in Senior Society at 4:15
p.m. yesterday in the League Chapel.
Following the ceremony, a banquet
and program was held for the new
members and alumnae of the organi-
zation.
The new initiates are Clare Gor-
man, Elizabeth Green, Elizabeth
Greeve, Eleanor Johnson, Maureen
Ka anaugh, Eileen McManus, Bren-
da Parkinson, Audrey Talsma and
Virginia York. Marion Brooke was
in charge of arrangements for the
ceremony.
Dean Alice C. Lloyd was the main
speaker at the banquet, talking on
"The Purpose of Honor Societies."
She was introduced by Charlotte
Simpson, toastmistress. Other speak-
ers were Eleanor Peterson, president
of the organization, and Sue Wood,
alumnae representative.
Special music at the banquet which
was planned by Marian Bertsch and
Jeanette Putnam was furnished by
Helene Gram and Miss Bertsch.
This year is the celebration of the
thirtieth anniversary of the organi-
zation, which was founded in 1905
when Mrs. Myrna B. Jordan was Dean
of Women. In a recent letter Mrs.
Jordan said, "Senior Society was
formed by a group of girls who felt
that as there were no dormitories
and no definite organization of
League houses, that a group of inde-
pendent women had a real piece of
work to help the independent fresh-
man women in their social and aca-
demic adjustments."
Twice during the existence of Sen-
ior Society, the organization refused
the offer to join the National Sen-
ior Honorary Sorority.

Polish Students To Participate
In Hofloring Marshall Pilsudski
By FLORENCE HARPER j fices, and at present is Minister of
Modern Ann Arbor will play an in- War and the virtual dictator of the
tegral part in one of the ancient and country.
picturesque customs of Poland when The present movement to honor
the parcel of earth to be sent by Po- him was inaugurated by the Polish
lish students here is placed upon the government and is receiving the sup-
kopiec being raised in honor of Mar- port of Poles the world over. Par-
shal Joseph Pilsudski, great patriot cels of earth are being sent from
and leading figure in the Polish gov- the smallest native peasant gardens
ernment. and from large industrial centers
The kopiec, which is part of a tra- here and in European countries.
dition originating in medeival times,
consists of a huge mound of earth
dividuals and institutions. It is a
gesture of extraordinary honor ex-
tended to only the most beloved of na-Changed
tional heroes.
Only three other such monuments
have been erected since the traditionysJ
was originated, one to Krakus, found-
er of Krakow City and instrumental Several rushing rules were voted to
in the organization of the old Ding- be changed at the meeting of the
dcm of Poland; another to Queen Panhellenic Association, held yester-
Wanda, the first women ruler, who day afternoon at the League.
committed suicide in order to keep The Association voted to allow each
her country from falling into German sorority to have its choice of two out
hands, and to the famous patriot, of three parties, breakfast, lunch and
Kosciusko. A fort has been built dinner, on the second Saturday of the
around the mound dedicated to the rushing period, instead of having all
latter who is known as the ablest gen- three parties, the former custom.
eral of his time. It was also decided that relatives
Pilsudski, the military hero of Po- and alumnae may not be in contact
land, was a prime factor in uniting with the rushees during intensive
the Polish nation after the World rushing, that active members of a
War and has been an important fig- sorority may not converse with a
ure in the government ever since. He rushee, and that relatives or alumnae
has held a series of important of- may not call for a rushee except for
---- - - the formal rushing dinners. These
Elsie Pierce Is Elected changes were drawn up by the rushing
rules tommittee, consisting of Sue
President Of Wyvern Thomas, '36, chairman, Ruth Brad-
ner, '35, and Charlotte Hamilton, '37.
Wyvern, honor society for junior Several changes were also made in
women, held election of officers for the constitution of the Association.
the coming year after the initiation Instead of requiring the two delegates
ceremonies which were held Sunday each sorority sends to the Association,
afternoon. to be upperclassmen which was the
Elsie Pierce was elected president former rule, these delegates may now
of the organization to succeed Mar- be chosen from any class. It w!,s also
garet Hiscock. Jane O'Ferrall will decided to allow a pledge who has
take Winifred Bell's place as secre- carried 11 hours with 15 honor points
tary, and Grace Snyder was elected to be initiated, without having to pe-
treasurer, succeeding Jane Peter. tition, provided she has some good

orientation, also announced her com-
mittee yesterday. These women will
act as freshman advisers during the
fall semester. The list includes Jane
Arnold, '36, Mary Margaret Barnes,
'37A, Ellen Brown, '36, Katherine
Buckley, '38, Dorothy, Carr '36, Jose-
phine Cavanaugh, '37, Betty Chap-
man, '36, Maryanha Chockley, '37,
Dorothy Cowles, '36, Margaret Curry,
'38, Marion Donaldson '37, Jane
Fletcher, '36, Betty Furbeck, '36, Delta
Glass, '36, Jane Haber, '36, Helen
Hanley, '37, Florence Harper, '36,
Gertrude Jean, '36, Betty King, '37,
Rebecca Lotridge, '37, Jean MacGreg-
or, '36, Catherine McInerney, '36,
Barbara Miller, '36, Betty Griffith, '37,
Betty Nichol, '36, Mary Jean Pardee,
'36, Betty Roura, '37, Ruth Rich, '36,
and Morjorie Morrison, '36.
Miss Hiscock also selected the fol-
lowing to assist in the administration
of the work: Jean Bonisteel, '38, Eve-
lyn Ehrlichman, '37, Gretchen Leh-
man, '37, Barbara Spencer, '37.
Other assistants on orientation are
Helen Shapland, '37, Grace Snyder,
'37, Ronnie Stillson, '38, Ann Tim-
mons, '36, Mary Lou Willoughby, '37,
Doris Wisner, '37, Jewel Wuerfel, '37,
Eleanor Young, '36, Edith Zerbe, '37,
Marjorie Kress, '36, Mary Mcvor,
'37, Rose Perrin, '37, Mary Johnson,
'38, Gertrude Penhale, .'36Ed., DOro-
thy Geldart, '37, Mary Ellen Heitsch,
'37, Ona Thointon, '37, Jean Hatfield,
'37, Betty Ann Beebe, '37, Kay Bishop,
'37, Mary Louise Mann, Jean Shaw,
'36, and Winifred Trebilcock, '36.
Additional Names
Ruth Sonnanstine, '36, chairman of
the merit point committee, a)nounced
additional names on her committee.
They are Mary Alice Baxter, '36,
Mary Bentley, '38, Adelaide Collery,
Marjorie Coe, '38, Katherine Choate,
'36, Margaret Compton, '37, Lucy
Cope, '36A, Gail Everest, '36Ed., Doro-
thy Gittleman, '38, Ruth Hess, '36,
Mary Hamlin, '38, Mary Huntington,
'38, Doris Koch, '38, Florence Mid-
worth, '38, Mary Morgan, '36, Nancy
Olds, '37, Eunice Parker, '36, Margar-
et Parmeter, '37, Helen Purdy, '38,
Peg Sharpe, '36, Laura Spencer, '38,
Winifred Trebilcock, '36, Edythe Tur-
teltaub, '37, Margaret Waterston, '38,
and Carla Weimar, '37..
Speech Socieltis
Hold Joint
At a joint meeting of the speech
societies held last night, Professor
Thomas C. Trueblood, formerly con-
nected with the University of Mich-
igan speech department, spoke on his
experiences in South America.
Prof. Trueblood, who cane to this
University fifty-one years ago, told
of his recent trip to Los Angeles by
way of the Panama Canal and the
important ports in South America.
Prof. Trueblood gave an interesting
account of how the boats went
through the canal, and explained that
over 12,000 soldiers were needed to
guard the locks against attacks by
foreign nations.

-Associated Press Photo.
The long hair of Mrs. Calvin Cool-
idge, widow of the former President, }
has been bobbed into a stylish new
coiffure.
Two St age e 'vices
Cleverly Combined
InComig"Coedy
By BETTY GRIFFITH
Two devices of playwrights, one
long used, of gathering the characters
around a dinner table, and one more
recent of having the actors indulge
in nibbling throughout the play, have
been combined to form hilarious
comedy by J. B. Priestly, the famous
English novelist and dramatist, in his}
current hit "Laburnum Grove" which
is coming to the Dramatic Festival
with its complete Broadway cast, in-
cluding Edmund Gwenn, Melville
Cooper, Elizabeth Risdon, and Molly1
Pearson.
In this comedy, which will have its
cpening here on May 20, these devices
are used not merely to have the char-
acters doing something but as essen-
tial to the future action and to give
the play a certain flavor. The six
bananas which Melville Cooper eats
at every performance of "Laburnum
Grove" serve to integrate the char-
acter and to give it the Priestly rich-
ness.
When George Redfern (played by
Edriund Gwenn), a London suburba-
nite, sits down. to his Sunday night
supper, he has with him around the
table his brother-in-law and his wife
who are living on his money, and his
daughter, Elasie, and her suitor, a
used car salesman who is attracted to
a girl with so respectable and well
established a father.
Just at the beginning of the meal,
the father suggests that he is a clever
counterfeiter sought by Scotland
Yard. The supper party at first think
it a joke, but as the father goes on
they become convinced of the truth
of the story.'
Fromn this point the farcical com-
plications mount to an unusual climax
in the last act. Because of its origi-
nality and the action of its comedy,
"Laburnum Grove" has been placed
among the outstanding hits of recent
years.
J WhereT0GO

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MAY

FESTIVAL

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1. Wednesday, May 15, 8:15 P.M.
Artist Concert. Festival debut of HELEN JEPSON, Metro-
politan Opera Soprano. World premiere of "Drum Taps."
Howard Hanson, composer, conducting. The Chicago Sym-
phony Orchestra, The Choral Union, Frederick Stock, Con-
ductor.
2. ThvrsdayMay 16, 8:15 P.M.
Artist-Choral Concert. Festival debut of MARY MOORE,
coloratura soprano of the Metropolitan. "King David" by
Honegger. Ethyl Hayden, soprano; Myrtle Leonard, con-
tralto; Paul Althouse, tenor; Paul Leyssac, narrator. Choral
Union, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Earl V. Moore and
Frederick Stock, Conductors.
3. Friday, May 17,2:30 P.M.
Young People's Concert. RUTH POSSELT, violinist. Or-
chestra accompaniment. Young -People's Festival Chorus.
World premiere of "Jumblies" by Dorothy James. Eric
DeLamarter and Juva Higbee, Conductors.
4. Frida, May 17,8:15 P.M.
Artist concert. GIOVANNI MARTINELLI of the Metropoli-
tan Opera, tenor. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fred-
erick Stock, Conductor.
5. Saturday, May 18, 2:30 P.M.
Symphony concert. JOSEF LIIEVINNE, pianist. Chicago
Symphony Orchestra, Frederick Stock, Conductor.
6. Saturday, ay 18, 8:15 P.M.
Boris Godunof in'- English by Moussorgsky. MAXIM
PANTELELEFF of the Russian Grand Opera as "Boris."
Myrtle Leonard, contralto; Paul Althouse, tenor; Wilbur
Evans and Theodore Webb, baritones. Choral Union, Chi-
cago Symphony Orchestra. Earl V. Moore, Conductor.
SEASON TICKETS, if May Festival coupons from Choral
Union tickets is returned, $2.00, $3.00 and $4.00, otherwise
$5.00, $6.00 and $7.00. SINGLE CONCERTS $1.00, $1.50
and $2.00, on sale at the School of Music, Maynard Street.

Motion Pictures: Michigan, "Trav-
eling Saleslady" with Joan Blondell;
Whitney, "The Hoosier Schoolmaster"
with Norman Foster and "Murder in
the Clouds" with Lyle Talbot;
Wuerth, "House of Rothschild" with
George Arliss and "Desirable" with
Jean Muir; Majestic, "While the Pa-
tient Slept" with Aline MacMahon
and "Ten Dollar Raise" with Edward
Everett Horton.
Dancing: Hut Cellar.

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