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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1935

TH E JE M IC HI 4AN C AD-AI LY

Large Crowd To Attend Annual Caduceus Dance At Union

Tonight

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)on Redman' s Ruthvens Give
Band Will Play First Tea Of

Fo r Dancers

Huge Paintings Of Skulls,
Spectres Provide Death
Note In Decorations
About 350 couples will dance to the
music of Don Redman's orchestra
tonight at the Caduceus Dance, the
second annual medical class dance,
which will be held in the Union ball-
room tonight. Tickets for the affair,
which is open only to members of the
medical classes, have been completely
sold out and the ballroom will hold a
cap~ity crowd.
Edward Weinman, '35M, will lead
the grand march with his guest, Miss
Eloise Werst, of Steubenville, O.
Death is to be the dominant note
of the decorations for the ball. They
were planned and designed by Don
Lyon, '35A, who was assisted by Rich-
ard M. Robinson, '35A.
From the proscenium arch over
the bandstand in the ballroom, a huge
head-and-shoulder painting of Death
stares down grimly at the entering
dancers.
Two large paintings hung at the
north end of the room show "Death
Thought," a skull-like head with life-
less eyes staring from dull sockets at
two cavorting fish-like creatures vis-
ioned before it, and "Plague," a ghast-
ly red spectre flying over a silent
city. Between the two paintings over
the fireplace is a black-and-silver
caduceus, symbol of the medical pro-
fession, reflecting the glare of a red
spotlight.
Over the entrance, on either side,
will be two blue-and-silver caducei,
while at the far end of the room are
two miore paintings, one portraying
a shapeless black "Death" fleeing
through city streets with a protesting
but helpless body and the other an
operation known as Ritgen's maneu-
ver.
A group of cartoons of student
medical life along the hallway lead-
ing to the bedroom, completes the
decorations for the dance.
New Committees
Announced For
Annual J. G. P.
A number of new committees for
the Junior Grls' .Play, to be pre-
sented March 20, 21, 22, and 23 in the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, have
been announced by the committee
chairmen.
Kathryn Rietdyk, in charge of
make-up, has selected Lola Campbell,
Mary Jean Pardee, korothy Jones,
Barbara Coventry, Louise French,
Eleanor Noyes, Jane Heath, Eleanor
Gessner, and Marian Edgerton to as-
sist her.
Joyce Black, costume chairman, has
announced her committee, which con-.
sists of Jane Servis, Sue Thomas, Bar-
bara Smith, Jane Reed, Margretta
Kollig, Faith Crittenden, Judith Las-
ser, Helen Bryant, Nina Pollock, Es-
ther Greenwood, Dorothy Utley, Laura
Zimmerman, Helen Brandt, Louise
Stone, Betsy Thoman, Betty Qual-
man, Dorothy Wernette, and Grace
Lamb.
Nancy Cook, Katherine McInerney,
Jean Seeley, and Mildred Stroup will
assist Barbara Bates, music chair-
man.
Radio Skit To Be Given
By Comedy Club Today
Part of the first act of tonight's
Comedy Club presentation, "Why, ,[
Minnie Boggs," will be given in a
skit publicizing the play over radio
station WJR at 9:15 a.m. today in a
broadcast from Morris Hall.
Evelyn Malloy, '35, who plays Min-
nie Boggs; Sarah Pierce, '35, who+
takes the part of Pearl Barton; Ches-
ter Thalman, '37, who plays Morse;

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New Semester
Special Invitations A r e
Extended To Several
Houses And Zones
The first student tea given by
President and Mrs. Alexander G.
Ruthven this semester from 4 to 6
p.m. yesterday at their home was well
attended by undergraduates. Special
invitations for the tea were extended!
to Alpha Xi Delta, Pi Beta Phi, Gam-
ma Phi Beta sororities, Helen New-
terry dormitory, Zone VI, Theta Delta
Chi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Delta
Tau Delta fraternities.
Several freshman groups attended
with their advisers. Hilda Kirby,
chairman of orientation, was seen
showing the President's home to some
of the women in her group. She wore
an unusual dress of brown wool with
gold threads woven through the mate-
rial. The gold of the dress was ac-
centuated by large gold buttons ex-
tending down the front of the dress
and by the gold stitching in her brown
felt hat.
Miss Ethel McCormick, social di-
rector of the League, was charmingly
dressed in a tea gown of purple crepe.
Two flowers of the same material as
the dress, one in a lighter shade, deco-
rated the high cowl neckline. Navy
blue with a navy and white print
trim was chosen by Mary Jean Par-
dee, new treasurer of Panhellenic as-
sociation.
Peacock blue was worn by Norma
Pioch and Betty Kay Jones. Betty
Chapman was seen in a very tailored
dress of green wool, made in the shirt-
waist style. Ann Osborn, chairman
of the social committee, wore a wine
red wool, and Jean Hatfield, a mem-
ber of the committee, appeared in
royal blue.
The next of this series of teas will
be given next Wednesday -
FWhere To GoI

Stamp Hobby Brings Unusual1
Experiences To Prof. Bursley
By JOSEPHINE McLEAN I fessor explained. "Intrinsically the
No small part of the charm of stamp is unimportant, but finding it
stamp collecting, the hobby of Prof. in France 74 years after my uncle
Philip Bursley, director of orienta- had cancelled it makes it one of the
tion, lies in the unusual experiences prized stamps in my collection."
connected with what tpe philatelists This old French officer dealt in
term "stamp exhibitions." government papers as well as stamps
The collection was started in 1919 and is responsible for Professor Burs-
when Professor Bursley returning ley's owning five bills issued in 1834
from the war purchased a package by the Bank of Washtenaw. Three of
of 2.000 stamps from a small dealer the bills are still attached to one an-
in France as a gift for his son. other, because the wildcat banks col-
Impetus and direction was given to lapsed before the currency got into
his hobby by Mr. William Swan, a circulation.I
patent attorney and stamp collector The purchase in France of a one- )
from Detroit. The attorney introduced, cent stamp of 1851 enclosed in an
Prof es or Bursley to the Detroit envelope addressed to a resident of
Philatelic Society to which he was Pontotoc, Miss., had interesting con-
elected. sequences. As representative of the
"The majority of tne members spe- Ann Arbor Exchange Club Professor
cialized in United States stamps and Bursley was sent to this part of the
I followed the line of least resistance country. He presented the stamp and
and did the same." He added, "This, envelope to the prosecuting attorney
of course, includes revenues as well at Pontotoc, along with the letter of
as postage." introduction from the club. It de-
"Strange as it may seem," he con- veleped that the note had been ad-
tinued "a large part of the Unit;(' 'oressed to the attorney's uncle, a
States revenues in my possession, veteran of the Civil War. In return for
Stts rv n en m o s sin . 4'., :4.w. T.,f...... T1._.7._' __ _

Social Affairs Gordon Quartet
Center About Makes Debut
Medical Dance In Ann Arbor
Fraternities Entertain At Chamber Music Program
Formal Dinners, Dances Completes Eighth Choral
fluring Week-End Union Concert
Most of the fraternity social activi-' By CHARLOTTE RUEGER
ties for the week-end will center The Gordon String Quartet made
about the Caduceus Dance, annual af- its debut in Ann Arbor last night
fair given by medical students, which when it completed the Eighth Choral
will be held tonight in the Union ball-
room. Several medical fraternitiesUt
will entertain with formal dinners at 8:15 p.m. in Hill Auditorium.
before the dance. The four. members of this group
Alpha Kappa Kappa is one of the are among the youngest American
fraternities which have planned din- musicians. Jacques Gordon left the
ners. Green and white decorations post of concert master of the Chica-
will be used. Chaperones will be Dr.gh
and Mrs. A. C. Curtis, Dr. and Mrs. Symphony Orchestra order to
anH r.A .Crts r n . form this string quartet which has!
H. C. Nicholson, and guests of honor
will be Dr. and Mrs. Park Bradshaw, won wide recognition.
Dr. and Mrs. Harry Towsley, Dr. and David Sackson was the second vio-
Mrs. Willis Brown, Dr. and Mrs. Clif- linist, and Paul Robyn played the
ford Keene, and.Dr. Carl Weier. viola. Mr. Robyn has played in Amer-
NU Sigma Nu Entertains ica as well as abroad. He is especially
noted in New York where he was
A formal dinner preceding the born and instructed. Naoum Benditz-
dance, and a breakfast afterwards will sky was the fourth member of the
be held by 14u Sigma Nu at the chap- group, the violoncellist. He left Rus-
ter house. Dr. and Mrs. Harley A. sia shortly after the war. He spent
Haynes and Dr. and Mrs. Dean H. some time in Syria and in Paris, then
Echols will chaperon. The tables will came to America in 1921. Soon after
be decorated with spring flowers and his arrival in this country he was
harmonizing candles. Russel de Al- selected by Mr. Gordon to be a mem-
varez is social chairman. ber of the quartet.
Theta Kappa Psi will also enter- The quartet has devoted all of its
tain at a dinner, according to Chester time to chamber music. During this
Lulenski, '36M, social chairman. Dr. group's history, it has given first per-
and Mrs. V. H. Ross will act as chap- formances of works by more than
erones. Other fraternities who will forty contemporary composers. It
entertain are Phi Delta Epsilon, and has given programs of works by
Phi Beta Pi. Dr. and Mrs. Philip Jay, Schoenberg, Faure, Casella, Bloch,
and Dr. Jerome H. Hauser will chap- and Kodaly.
eron the Phi Delta Epsilon party. The string quartet chose a program
Les Segal, '37M, is arranging the chambr muic cos o orks
dinner. James Taylor, '35M, is social of chamber music consisting of works
chairman of the Phi Beta Pi dinner, of Mendelssohn, H. Waldo Warner,
and chaperones are Dr. Charles L. and Beethoven. The group opened
Brawn and Dr. and Mrs. Carleton B. the concert with "Quartet, Opus 44,
Pierce. No. 1 in D Major" by Beethoven, in-
Club Dance eluding "Molto allegro Vivace," "Men-
uetto (Un Poco Allegretto)," "An-
'h ninnhnlxilvlc +f~ _

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Motion Pietures: Majestic, "We
Live Again" with Anna Sten and "A
Wicked Woman" with Mady Chris-
tians; Michigan, "Romance in Man-
hattan" with Ginger Rogers; Whit-
ney, "Fugitive Lady" with Florence
Rice and "Cheating Cheaters" with
Fay Wray; Wuerth, "The First World
War" and "Ready for Love" with
Richard Arlen.
Dramatics: "Why Minnie Boggs"
presented by Comedy Club, 8:30 p.m.,
Lydia Mendelssohn Theater.
Exhibitions: Exhibitions of Persian
miniature paintings, open from 2 to
5 p.m. daily, South Gallery, Alumni
Memorial Hall.
Dancing: Hut Cellar, Caduceus
Dance, Union.
Students To Attend
Hopwood Functions
Composition students who are eli-
gible to read in the Hopwood Room,
Angell Hall, are invited to attend the'
informal teas given there every
Thursday from 3:30 to 5 p.m., it was
announced yesterday.
At the same time it was made
known that the prize-winning Hop-
wood manuscripts have been bound
and are available to students inter-
ested in the contest in the Hopwood
Room.
Chi Omegaj
Chi Omega sorority held a rushing
dinner last night for 10 guests. Cen-
ter pieces of red tulips decorated the
tables. Marjorie Warner, '35, was in
charge of arrangements.
William Dixon, '36, who takes the role
of Frank Barton; Mary Pray, Grad.;
and Jerome Pettit, '35, will take part
in the broadcast.
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picked up abroad. That the French
are tremendous collectors and that
I contacted a dealer who kept on the
lookout for United States revenues
and was willing to hold them for me,
may account for this fact."
Professor Bursley met this dealer,
a retired army officer by profession, at'
the Bourse Aux Timbres in the
Champs Elysees, Paris, a rendezvous
for philatelists since the Franco-
Prussian war.
Here a cosmopolitan group gathers
Thursday and Sunday afternoons,
and once they have spread their col-
lections out on the little iron chairs
along the boulevard, they mix infor-
mally, trading, buying and selling.
Early Revenue Stamp Found
The word having been passed
around that an American was inter-
ested in purchasing United States
revenues, the old officer brought a
package of there over. for Professor
Bursley's inspection. Included in the
package was a stamp of the first issue
of revenues, 1863, cancelled by Bur-;
sley and King.
"Bursley was my uncle," the pro-
Coach Riley Names
Women To Debate
Members of the women's debating
team were named yesterday by
Floyd K. Riley of the speech depart-
ment, University debate coach.
The affirmative team, which will
meet Northwestern University Mon-
day, Feb. 25, at the Lydia Mendel-
ssohn Theater, is composed of Elean-
or Blum, '35, Katherine Stoll, '35-'37L,
and Dorothy Saunders, '35. Miss
Blum will act as captain of the team.
Members of the negative team are
Betty Smith, '35Ed., Barbara Lutts,
'36, and Esther Burns, '36. Miss
Smith is the captain of the negative
team.
Prof. Nicholas J. Weiss of the
speech department of Albion Col-
lege will act as judge of the debate
with Northwestern. The question to
be debated by both teams is "Resolved,
That the Federaltnation should de-
clare governnment monopolies on
manufacture and sale of all combat
instruments of war."
ATTEND WEDDING
Mrs. William Giefel and her daugh-
ter and son, Miss Constance Giefel
and William Giefel, of Barton Hills,
went to Detroit Wednesday to re-
main until today to attend the wed-
ding of Miss Edna O. Frost, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Frost of De-
troit, formerly of Ann Arbor, and
Lloyd.E. Barber, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles D. Barber of Sanborn, In

Y ev nji Uita inon Dand will play at the
by President Arthur Marlowe, '36. I informal dance to be held tonight at
The members voted unanimously to the Lawyers Club, according to Robert
give the president power to appoint Cowden, '35L, who is arranging the
extra committees under the existing dance. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Couse
constitution, with the recommenda- and Miss Inez Bozorth will chaperon.
tion that the legislative committee Phi Kappa will entertain its pledges
draw up a new constitution, at a pre-initiation closed pledge for-
The reorganization plans, as drawn mal to be held tonight. Fred Sund-
up by the committee, were essentially strom, '37SM, social chairman, is in
a recommendation of the appoint- charge, and chaperones will be Mr.
ment of the following committees: and Mrs. Fred Ulrich and Mr. and
publicity, program, membershll, ac- Mrs. Frank Oakes.
I tivities, debates, finance, legislative, S lpls
i nominating, and executive. These Several radio parties will also be
were explained in detail by Von Ber- edetain tonighd tha i dace
gen nd iscusedfromthefloo byentertain tonight with a radio dance.
eand discussed from the floor by Mr. and Mrs. James Freeman and Mr.
the members. and Mrs. Edward Chapman will chap-
Members of the investigating com- eron, and Russell Runquist, '36, is in
mittee, in addition to Von Bergen, charge. Alpha Tau Omega will hold
were: George ,ipperell, '36, Ray-, a radio dance Saturday night, ac-
mond LaMarca, '37, and Karl Nelson,!cording to James Eberle, '35, social
'37. chairman.
Membership of the committees will hairma_.
be announced at the meeting next
Wednesday, President Marlow stated. i DAMES TO MEET
Another feature of the meeting was The music group of the Michigan
the resignation from the office of sen- Dames will meet at 8:15 p.m. tonight
ior critic by William Groening, '36L, with Mrs. John Johnstone, 839 Oak-
and his unanimous election as honor- [land Ave. The program will take up
ary senior critic. the study of the American opera.

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the stamp, Professor Bursley was
given a letter of introduction to the
sheriffs of six counties.
"Even if I didn't acquire any val-
uable stamps in these counties," Pro-
fessor Bursley went on, "the acquaint-
ances I made and the local Civil War'
history given me more than repaid
me for the effort of making the trip."
Speech. Group
Decides Upon
Reorganization
A sweeping reorganization of the
entire society was voted unanimously
by members of Alpha Nu, honorary
speech fraternity, last night.
Following a report of the investigat-
ing committee, read by Paul Von Ber-
gen, '36, chairman of the committee,
the plans were submitted to av v t

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