VOL. XVI. No. 1 TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1935
ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN
I Panhellenic Rushing Rules AnnouncedI
Program To Be Presented
To Incoming Women At
Chairmen To Speak
Lecture Series Planned,
To Continue Through
Orientation activities for freshman
women under the direction of the
Orientation committee of the League,
headed by Margaret Hiscock, '36, will
open with a mass meeting to be held
at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in the Lydia
The meeting will be held to in-
troduce members of the League coun-
cil to incoming women students, and
League activities for the year will be
explained. Jean Seeley, '36, presi-
dent of the League, will introduce the
Council members, who will sit on the
stage. Other talks will be given by
Jane Arnold, '36, president of the
Panhellenic Association, who will ex-
plain rushing rules; Maureen Kava-
naugh, '36, president of Assembly,
organization for independent wom-
en, who will explain activities of the
group; and Miss Hiscock, who will
To Explain Work
Other Council members who will
explain therwork of their groups will
be Marjorie Morrison, '36, chairman
of the publicity committee; Julie
Kane, '36, chairman of the house-
reception committee; Ruth Sonnan-
stine, '36, chairman of the merit sys-
tem committee; Winifred Bell, '36,
chairman of the judiciary council;
Martha Steen, '36, chairman of the
social committee; Brenda Parkin-
son, '36, president of the Women's
Athletic Association; andLois King,
'37, chairman of the theatre and arts
The climax of the week's activities
for the freshmen will be a dinner
and treasure hunt to be held Friday
at the League, to be followed by a
dance. Special guests will be Mrs.
Alexander G. Ruthven, Dean Alice
Lloyd, regent Esther Cram, Miss
Jeannette Perry, Mrs. Byrl Fox Bach-
er, Mrs. Philip E. Bursley, and Mrs.
Joseph A. Bursley.
Special Meeting Held
A special meeting for the faculty
and student advisors of the freshmen
groups was held yesterday. Presi-
dent Alexander G. Ruthven welcomed
the group. Other speakers were Prof.
Philip Bursley, chairman of Orien-
tation, who explained the week's pro-
gram, Miss Seeley, and Miss Hiscock.
Other guests were the heads of the
dormitories and Alumnae and Adelia
Following the plan inaugurated last
year, orientation activities for the new
women will not close with the end of
Freshman Week, but will be con-
tinued throughout the year, with a
series of lectures.
Dean Lloyd will open the lecture
series at 5 .m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, at
the Lydia Mendelssohn theatre. She
will speak on "College Conduct." The
second lecture will be given by Prof.
Francis Curtis of the School of Ed-
ucation, who will speak on "How to
Study," Wednesday, Oct. 9. In con-
nection with this lecture a clinic
study hour will be conducted the
following Tuesday night, and will be
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For This Year
Concerts ranging from the typi-
cally classical to the more modern
programs are given each year by the
Stanley Chorus Undergraduate Wom-
en's Glee Club, in both local as well
as out-of-town apearances.
One of the highlights of the sea-
son is reached when the Glee Club
presents its traditional Christmas
song festival. This affair is invita-
tional, and is presented in the Lydia
Mendelssohn Theatre. The program
usually includes well-known Christ-
The Stanley Chorus was incor-
porated into the League last year. It
will continue as a League unit, work-
ing undear the merit system. Activity
The entire list of sorority rushing
rules for this fall have been an-
nounced by Jane Arnold, '36, presi-
dent of the Panhellenic Association.
"It is important that these rules be
strictly adhered to by both the soror-
ity and the freshman women," Miss
The rules were adopted last spring
after they had been accepted by the
majority of sorority women. They
are as follows:
1. Invitations to initial teas will
be delivered to the mailboxes of girls
who have been recommended to sor-
orities starting at 9 a.m. Friday, Sept.
2. Go to all the Saturday and
Sunday teas to which you are asked.
Stay not longer than three-quarters
of an hour at each house.
3. With its invitation to tea a sor-
ority may enclose a card asking you
to a party at the beginning of the
following week; you may be given a
choice of more than one party.
4. You must accept or refuse any
enclosed invitation either while you
are at tea at that house, or by tele-
phone before 11 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29.
The telephone number of a sorority
will be written on any small card
it may enclose for you. Remember
that it is up to you to call. Give
your message to the rushing chair-
man or to her assistant, for they
will be waiting for your reply.
If you cannot reach a sorority be-
fore 11 p.m. Sunday, it is better to
let them know early the next day than
not at all.
5. Initial teas last from 3 p.m.
until 7 p.m. The following week
each sorority gives one party a day
-- dinner - on- Monday, Tuesday,
Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
Saturday they may have two parties,
breakfast, luncheon, or dinner, and
on Sunday there is to be absolutely
no rushing in any form. On Monday1
and Tuesday of the second week they
may have dinner.
6. Dinners shall last from 6:15 p.m.
to 8:30 p.m.; breakfasts from 9 a.m.
to 11 a.m., the luncheon from 12 p.m.
to 2 p.m.
7. Never go to more than one
sorority during the course of any of
these parties except the initial teas
on Saturday and Sunday. Remember
to watch the time, for you are break-
ing Panhellenic rules if you stay
longer than the times specified above.
8. Further invitations will be ex-
tended during parties, or by telephone
or on Panhellenic forms.
Phone a sorority member when-
ever you are not sure about an en-
gagement. They are allowed to call
you only three times during the rush-
ing period, but you may call them
as often as you find necessary.
9. On Wednesday and Thursday
of the second week, sororities give
formal dinners which last from 6:15
p.m. until 10 p.m. They are allowed
to call for you before these parties
and take you home afterward.
10. Accept the invitations of those
groups in which you are most inter-
ested for the two formal dinners.
Your acceptance of the last -party
does not indicate your choice of a
group, however, nor do their invi-
tations to formals necessarily indi-
cate that they have decided to invite
you to membership. Rushing ends
with the last party on Thursday, Oc-
tober 10 at 10 p.m.
11. A period of absolute silence
between sororities and rushees com-
mences at this time, and extends until
9 a.m. Monday, October 14.
12. Each rushee who has been in-
vited to join a sorority will receive
a preference list on Friday evening,
October 11, which she should fill out
and return to the office of the Dean
of Women before 12 Saturday, Oct.
75 Faculty And Student
Advisors To Assist Inf
More than 75 women students and
faculty advisors will assist freshman
women as their group advisors
throughout the program for Fresh-
men week, which will climax with
registration' and classification.
The list of faculty advisors in-
cludes Dr. Dorothy G. Hard, Mrs.
Ava Comin Case, Mrs. S. Beach
Conger, Prof. Laurie E. Campbell,
A. L. Bader of the English depart-
ment, B. E. Boothe of the English
department, Mrs. Wilma T. Donahue,
Lafayette Dow of the romance lan-
guage department, Miss Hazel M.
Losh of the astronomy department,
Miss Nelda Dover, Miss Ada L. Ol-
son, H. M. Sewell and Abraham Her-
man, both of the romance languages
Others will be Miss Genevieve A.
Sproat, George M. Stanley of the
geology department, Prof. A. K. Stev-
ens, Miss Mildred Valentine, Mrs. M.
C. VanTuyl, Miss A. E. Woodward,
Prof. C. F. Meyer, Miss Gertrude
Muxen, Robert R. Horner of the
economics department, H. M. Kendall
of the geography department, and
D. C. Long of the history depart-
The women students who will act
as freshmen advisors are Jane Ar-
nold, Mary Margaret Barnes, Ellen
Brown, Katherine Buckley, Dorothy
Carr, Josephine Cavanaugh, Betty
Chapman, Maryanna Chockley, Mar-
garet Curry, Dorothy Cowles, Marion
Donaldson, Jane Fletcher, Betty Fur-
beck, Stella Glass, Jane Haber, Helen
Hanley, Florence Harper, Gertrude
Jean, Rebecca Lotridge, Jean Mac-
Gregor, Catherine McInterney, Bar-
bara Miller, Betty Griffith, Betty
Sichol, Mary Jean Pardee, and Betty
Faculty To Assist
The list continues with Ruth Rich,
Dorothy Roth, Helen Shapland,
Grace Snyder, Ronnie Stillson, Ann
Timmons, Mary Louise Willoughby,
Doris Wisner, Jewel Wuerfel, Eleanor
Young, Mary Maclvor, Edith Zerbe,
Marjorie Kress, Rose Perrin, Mary
Johnson, Gertrude Penhale, Dorothy
Geldart, Mary Ellen Heitsch, Betty
Anne Beebe, Kay Bishop, Mary Louise
Mann, Jean Shaw and Winifred
Still others who will assist the
freshmen are Maxine Hutchins,
Thelma Buelow, Kitty Jane Miller,
Sally Thompson, Mary Andrew,
Martha Wise, Betty Green, Virginia
With hundreds of dormitory rooms
all alike, the freshman is faced with
the problem of displaying her per-
sonality in furnishing her own par-
ticular abode for the year. The essen-
tial pieces are all the same, the fin-
ishing touches of drapes, bed spreads,
wall decorations and numerous nick-
nacks make the difference between
just a place to sleep and room of in-
dividuality and charm.
A delightful room uses red and
white as the keynote. Curtains of a
heavy grade of very highly glazed
chintz combine the two colors. On
one side of the window is a white cur-
tain bordered in red and on the. other
one in red bordered in the white. A
red, white and black plaid rug covers
the floor and red and white pillows
are in abundance . on the white
candlewick bedspreads accented with
Another interesting combination
uses light, green, cream and gold,
cream net curtains and green drapes
at the windows, and a green spread
of sateen bordered with stripes of
gold cloth. As accessories to the
room, flower pots painted gold con-
flains a variety of cactus plants
is added. Another touch is the book-
ends. They are charming ducks
with bright yellow beaks in cream
porcelain standing on a green base
bordered with gold.
An unusual element seen in a room
was the Egyptian fiezes of hand-
woven linen decorating the walls.
The crude figures in wierd positions
riding impossible donkeys of un-
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New Library To Be
Opened For Women
A new library will be opened in the
Michigan League for the use of
women students this year, it was an-
nounced by Jean Seeley, president
of the League, recently.
The library is to be located on the
third floor of the Michigan League,
and will be run by undergraduates
entirely. Funds for a complete stock
of reference books have been raised
by the various class projects.
A tentative schedule of hours when
the room will be open is 9 a.m. to 12
a.m., 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., and 7 p.m. to
10 p.m. every day of the week. This
new project was voted on at the last
meeting of the Undergraduate Coun-
cil. Women working in the library
will receive activity points.
W. A. A. RECEPTION
In case of rain tomorrow, the
New Dormitory, Sorority
Heads Are Announced
By Dean Lloyd
Former Editor To
Act As Chaperone
Prominent Graduates Will
Occupy Positions in
Twelve new women have been se-
lected to fill positions connected with
the office of the dean of women as so-
cial directors and assistants at the
women's dormitories, or as chaper-
ones in the sorority houses.
Mrs. E. L. Allen, Ann Arbor, will
serve as the chaperone for the Alpha
Xi Delta sorority house occupying the
position formerly filled by Mrs. Wen-
dell P. Moore. Mrs. Moore will take
a permanent residence in Mayo, Va.
Mrs. Elsie M. Hauswald, now Mrs.
A. E. White, has resigned her posi-
tion as chaperone of the Pi Beta Phi
sorority house which is to be filled
by Mrs. Marguerite D. Turner. For
the past few years Mrs. Turner has
served as the associate editor of the
Miss Jeanette Yonkman, Grand
Rapids, a graduate of Michigan, will
take her place as chaperone of the
Alpha Delta Pi sorority. She will re-
place Mrs. Thomas H. Reed who re-
signed to fill her new position as the
regent of the Sarah Caswell Angell
chapter of the Daughters of the
American Revolution as well as work
with the Consumers' League. Last
year she, delivered a number of talks
on legislation associated with the
League's purpose in various places
throughout the country.
The Chi Omega chapter house has
selected Mrs. Hazel Mitchell, Jack-
son, for their new chaperone. She
will fill the position occupied by Mrs.
Blanche Harley who is to be the new
chaperone temporarily at the Alpha
GammanDelta sorority house.
Mrs. Frieda K. Loeb, Columbia,
Mo., will be the new chaperone at the
Alpha Epsilon Phi house while Mrs.
William E. Bowen, Grand Rapids, will
be at the Gamma Phi Beta sorority.
Several new changes are to be made
in the personnel of the dormitories
bringing junior social directors at
Mosher and Jordan halls. Miss Kath-
leen Carpenter, '35, is to be in Mosher
Hall, and Miss Ruth Barrett, Co-
lumbus, O., will be in Jordan Hall.
Miss Barrett is a graduate of Ober-
lin College and spent a year in Eng-
land before taking up her graduate
work at Michigan last year. Miss
Carpenter, a member of Delta Gam-
ma sorority, replaces Miss Katherine
Mrs. Frederick G. Ray will also
be at Mosher Hall, and Miss Isabel
Dudley will be at Jordan Hall. The
remainder of the personnel in the
dean of Women's office will be the
same as last year.
Church (Gro up Will
110o(d First Mectini
The Presbyterian Student Group
is to hold its opening meeting of the
fall season Friday night in the tem-
porary headquarters of the church in
the Masonic Temple, it was an-
The meeting is planned to serve as
an informal gathering which will en-
able all new Presbyterian students to
get acquainted, and will be in the
form of an open discussion. This is
to be followed by refreshments.
Sunday will mark the first regular
meeting of the group, and will also
be held at the Temple. Supper is to
be served at 5:30 p.m., followed by
a discussion period at 6:30 p.m.
Visit At Schnabel
At Lake Como
From European trips and from
every corner of this country, faculty
families have been returning to Ann
Arbor after summers of traveling,
study, and resorting.
Prof. and Mrs. Frederick W. Pet-
erson arrived recently after a sum-
mer in the British Isles and northern
Europe. Dr. and Mrs. Max Peet also
spent several weeks in Great Britain
and France. Dr. Peet was invested
as president of the Society of Neu-
rological Suregons at its interna-
tional congress in England.
Prof. Joseph Brinkman, of the
School of Music, and Mrs. Brinkman
will arrive in New York on Oct. 3
after several weeks in Italy. Pro-
fessor Brinkman has been studying
with Artur Schnabel, the eminent
pianist, at the latter's summer home
on Lake Como.
Many Go Abroad
Prof. and Mrs. Campbell Bonner
are also vacationing abroad, while
Professor Campbell attends an in-
ternational conference on historical
religion in Brussels, returning after-
ward to London for research work.
Prof. Arthur L. Cross took a motor
trip of six weeks through England.
Another visitor in England is Prof.
Stephen S. Attwood.
A number of faculty members mo-
tored to the West Coast during the
summer, several combining business
with pleasure by studing or attend-
ing conferences during their stay.
Prof. Ralph Aigler represented the
Law School at the annual conven-
tion of the American Bar Associa-
tion in Los Angeles. Dean James B.
Edmonson spentsome time in Lar-
amie, Wyo., where he gave a series
of lectures at the University of Wyo-
Mrs. Albert Reeves, president of
the Ann Arbor branch of the A. A.
U. W., represented that group at the
association's biennial convention in
California early in the summer. Mrs.
John L. Brumm, president of the
Federated Garden Clubs of Michigan,
motored to California by the nor-
thern Pacific route. Visiting sons
in California were Dr. and Mrs. Fred-
erick G. Novy and Dr. and Mrs. A.
W. Diack. Mrs. Cyrus C. Sturgis
spent some time in Oregon with her
West Coast Popular
Prof. and Mrs. Avard Fairbanks
visited Salt Lake City for several
weeks, spending some time in Seattle,
also Prof. and Mrs. C. C. Glover took
a motor trip to the Northwest, while
Professor Glover attended the annual
convention of the American Phar-
maceutical Association in Portland,
Prof. and Mrs. Roy Cowden have
returned to their home on Olivia
Avenue after a six months' stay in
California, while Professor Cowden
did research work at the Hunting-
ton Library. Prof. and Mrs. O. J.
Campbell are also back from the
Coast, where Professor Campbell
spent his sabbatical leave.
Two or three families motored
south, Dean and Mrs. Joseph A.
Bursley stopping in Asheville, N. C.,
to visit the Herman Kleenes. Prof.
and Mrs. Julio del Toro summered
in New Orleans, driving from there
to Florida and thence home. Profes-
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The newly elected president of WAA
has planned the reception where the
incoming women will rfceive their
first official introduction to Michigan
In Campus Life
Census Shows Methodist,
Are First Choices
- Religious activities c e n t e r i n g
around the Student Christian As-
sociation play an important part in
campus life, a survey taken of student
beliefs last year disclosed that 35
different denominations are rere-
sented on the campus and arc cen-
tered in this organization.
Dr. Edward W. Blakeman, Coun-
selor of Religious Education, will
continue in his office as religious ad-
visor to students. This will be his
From the census of approximately
8,060 students, 6,262 signified that
they were either members of some
denomination or have a preference
for it. Of these the Methodist church
had the greatest student represen-
tation with a total of 1,233 student
members. The Presbyterian group
was second with 959 members.
Student representation in other
churches are as follows: Episcopal
746; Jewish 719, Catholic 649, Congre-
gational 567, Lutheran 328, Baptist
268, and Christian Science 184. Some
denominations had as few as two
Other denominations on the cam-
pus are African Methodist Episcopal,
Moravian, Ethical Culture, Gospel
Hall, Mennonite, Moslem, and Swen-
Social Service Important
Important among the projects
sponsored by the Student Christian
Association are those of its social ser-
vice department, which was inaug-
urated last year. This organization
sponsors the Fresh Air Camp held
every summer for approximately 5,-
000 underprivileged boys, the Fresh-
man Rendezvous Camp for 125 meh
of the incoming class, and round table
discussion groups every Sunday
morning of the year.
During the year a series of open
forums and a lecture series are held.
The second semester is opened with
a Spring Parley, lasting for three
days. A panel of faculty members
answers any student questions at
In addition to the activities of this
organization, each Ann Arbor church
has student groups, which function
throughout the year.
All new women students who
are transferring to the University
with advanced credits are asked
Professors And Families
Enjoy Summer Of Study
In British Isles
Will Be Given For
W. A. A. President
Fashion Parade, Reception
Will Be Featured In
Winners To Be In
Hockey, Riding, Archery
Demonstration To Be
Held At Palmer Field
Final arrangements have been
completed for the reception and sport
program to be given at 4 p.m. tomor-
row in the Women's Athletic Build-
ing for the purpose of acquainting
freshmen women with the sports of-
fered at Michigan, Miss Marie Hart-
wig, director of the program, an-
Exhibitions of golf, badminton,
riding, tennis, hockey, and archery,
as well as a style show of sport cos-
tumes, are to be held on Palmer
Field after the women have been re-
ceived in the Field House.
Hostesses will receive the- freshmen,
attending in orientation groups, and
are to conduct them on a tour of the
building. Following this, refreshments
will be served in the lounge.
To Hold Putting Demonstration
The sport exhibition will begin at
4:15 p.m. A putting demonstration
is to be held on the green nearest the
field house, Brenda Parkinson, '36
president of the Women's Athletic
Both singles and doubles will be
played on the badminton courts at
the same time. A tennis demonstra-
tion is to be held on the clay courts,
and a hockey game will be played. On
the farthest track. Riding and ar-
chery exhibitionsare to be held.
All sports' wilL be nJaed at the
same time, enabling the freshmen to
watch those in which they are most
interested. Managers of the various
sports will be on hand to advise the
freshmen in ther choice of some one
Fashion Parade Featured
Betty Greve, '36, in charge of the
style show, has announced that every
type of sports will be included in the
fashion parade to be held at 4:45 p.m.
on the terrace of the Field house. The
models will start from the locker
room and will walk down the cinder
path. A loud speaker is to be set
up, and will be used to introduce the
Louise Mack, '37, will be in charge
of the golf exhibition with Dorothy
Shapell, '36, and Elizabeth Roe, '36,
assisting her. Tennis is to be handled
by Merida Hobart, '38, winner of
several tournaments. Others taking
part in the tennis demonstration are
Jane Quirk, '38, Nancy Quirk, '37,
Josephine McLean, '36, Jean Seeley,
'36, Jane Arnold, '36, Prof. Robert
Angell and Harry Kasabach.
Badminton Stars To Play
The winners of last year's bad-
minton doubles tournament, Hope
Hartwig, '38, and Jean Bonisteel, '38,
will head the badminton squad for
the demonstration. Louise Paine, '36,
winner of the singles, Margo Good-
rich, '37, Prof. Boak, and Earl Riskey
are other members of the badminton
Taking part in the hockey exhibi-
tion will be Louise Lockeman, '37,
manager, Mary Potter, '37, Janet Al-
lington, '38, Angie King, '36, Jane
O'Ferrall, '37, Mary Redden, '38,.Mar-
gerite Merkel, '37, Betty Bertoli, '38,
Malene Tuttle, '37, Eileen Lay, '27,
Betty -Chapman, '36, Adele Gardner,
'36, Betty Whitney, '38, Kate Lan-
drum, '37, Edith Frederick, '37, Mary
Johnson, '38, Virginia Hunt, '38, Mar-
jorie Coe, '38, Saxon Finch, '37, Betty
Anne Beebe, '37, and Florence Muy-
Archers To Shoot
Eva Goldman, '38, and Anna Thom-
son, '38, winners of last year's campus
tournament, will head the archery
group with Martha Bragg, '37, Lil-
lian Scott, '37, champion of the ad-
vanced archery contest, and Zada
Stevens, '38, completing the list. Betty
Greve, '36, will give the riding dem-
Models in the style show include
Josephine Hadley, '36, showing a
rubber bathing suit, Louise Mack, '37,
golf costume, Hope Hartwig, '38, and
Grimness Of Rushinr Season
Relieved By Funny Incidents
Rushing at best is a pretty grim
business, but even it has its amusing
aspects. The humor is at the expense
of the rushee, however, for the more
hilarious his faux-pas, the more
black-balls he receives.
A State Street fraternity is still
chuckling over the remark an ogling
eyed frosh made upon entering. His
eyes following the vertical line of the
chintz drapes to the vaulted ceiling,
polished during the rushing season.
Pie tossing and salt and pepper fights
are deferred until the rushees wear
the fraternity emblem. Hence, the
men in a neighboring State Street
fraternity were eating their steaks
with their forks and knives-that is,
until one of the rushees (who didn't
believe in affectation) proceeded to
use his hands.
The women come in for their share
of the unexpected as well as the men.