THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Mary Ellen Heitsch Announced As Chairman Of 1936 AssemJ
Mary Ellen Heitsch Has
Charge Of Arrangements
Ball To Be March 13
Unaffiliated Women May
Petition For Committee
Mary Ellen Heitsch, '37, of Pontiac,
was named chairman of the 1936 As-
sembly Ball which will be held March
13 in the Ballroom of the League
Maureen Kavanagh, '36 president
The appointment of Miss Heitsc
was made by the Executive Board o
the Assembly, composed of the pres-
ident and officers, and the faculty ad-
viser, Miss Ethel McCormick.
All unaffiliated women may peti-
tion for the other positions on the
central committee tomorrow, Tues-
day and Wednesday in the Under-
graduate Office of the League. The
Executive Board will hold interviews
from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, and from
2 to 5 p.m. Friday.
Miss Heitsch, a resident of Mosher
Hall has been especially active on
the campus, having served as a fresh-
man orientation leader this year as
well as the chairman of the League
In addition, she is treasurer of
Mosher House Council, activities
chairman of Mosher Hall, a member
of the ticket committee for the Jun-
ior Girls' Play, and a member of the
assembly publicity committee.
Last year Miss Heitsch was a mem-
ber of the dance group for the Soph-
omore Cabaret and the Assembly Ball
publicity committee. She transferred
from Lake Forest College, Lake For-
est, Ill. in 1934. While there she was
affiliated with Alpha Lambda Delta
This dance will mark the second
annual Assembly Ball ever to be given
by the independent women and it is
to be the only party given by women
during the second semester. It corre-
sponds to the Panhellenic Ball given
by sorority women during the first
semester. Last year's Assembly Ball
was attended by more than 300
In spite of the date of the ball
coming on Friday the thirteenth, the
board scorned the old superstition
and selected this time in order to
honor the birthday of Miss Kavanagh,
this year's president.
Bertha Rankin Weds
Robert Allen Jan. 3
Miss Bertha W. Rankin, daughter
of Prof. T. E. Rankin of Northfield,
formerly of Ann Arbor, was married
to Robert Barton Allen of South
Bend, Ind., Friday, Jan. 3.
The service was read in Severance
Hall of Carleton College by Presi-
dent Donald J. Colling of the college.
The bride's sister, Miss Marian Ran-
kin, who is a student there, was
bridesmaid, and Mr. Allen was at-
tended by another of the students,
Robert Nugent of Valley City, N. D.
Mrs. Allen is a graduate of Carleton
College, having received her degree
in library science from the University,
and is affiliated with Alpha Phi Sor-
ority. Mr. Allen is a graduate of
DePauw University and received his
master's degree from Harvard.
The couple will live at Valley City
until the close of college and will
make their home next year at Ur-
bana, Ill., where Mr. Allen will con-
tinue his studies toward his doctor's
Prof. Rankin, who was a member of
the English faculty of the University
here for 25 years, left Ann Arbor six
years ago to become a member of the
Carleton College faculty, and he is
now head of the English department
FRAYER TO TALK
William A. Frayer, executive secre-
tary of the Cranbrook Foundation
of Bloomfield Hills, formerly a mem-
ber of the University faculty, will
address the Faculty Women's Club
at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Ethel
Fountain Hussey room of the League.
"Freedom vs. Discipline" is the name
of the talk Mr. Frayer will give.
Chairman For Ball
MARY ELLEN HEITSCH
Be Subject Of
Ann Arbor Alumnae Club
Has Arranged Fellowship
And Planned Program
Professor R. W. Cowden of the
department of English will speak be-
fore the Ann Arbor Alumnae Club of
the University of Michigan at 3 p.m.
Thursday, January 23, in the Ethel
Fountain Hussey Room of the Mich-
igan League on the subject of "Li-
braries I Have Studied In."
It will be an intimate account of
his personal experiences in the vari-
ous libraries of this country and Eng-
land, both public and private. Pro-
fessor Cowden spent the last half
of the past year at the Huntington
Library in San Marino, Calif., and
previous to that spent some time in
England where he worked in the
British Museum, the Bodelian, the
Victoria and Albert and many private
The Ann Arbor Alumnae Club,
now in its fifth year, was organized
to promote the cause of fellowships
for students. This year they have
pledged $300,00 to the G. Carl Huber
Fellowship which is now held by Miss
Anne Kowaliszyn of Grand Rapids.
Every woman in Ann Arbor who has
ever attended the University is a
potential member and is urged to
pay her dues of one dollar immediate-
ly so that she may take advantage
of the programs for the remainder
of the year.
Professor Joseph Haydn will ad-
dress the club in February, which will
be his first public speech after his
return from the Philippines. The
March meeting will probably be a
luncheon, while in April, Dean C. S.
Yoakum; will discuss the new grad-
uate school. The annual garden
party and election of officers is sched-
uled to take place in May at the
home of Mrs. Arthur Moehlman at
And Glee Club
Affair In League Ballroom
Will Be First Of Several
The first combined concert-recep-
tion of the Men's Glee Club and the
Stanley Chorus, to be held at 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 22, in the League
ballroom, was announced by Ruth
Rich, '36, president.
The musical groups plan a sec-
ond similar presentation for next
semester which will take place in
the Union, Miss Rich said, and a
formal concert to be given in the
late spring at the Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre in place of that offered by
the girls alone in former years.
Songs from the Stanley Chorus,
under the direction of Achilles Talia-
ferro, will commence the program
and will be followed by the offerings
of the Glee Club, directed by Prof.
David Mattern, Miss Rich announced
and added that both choruses would
offer constructive criticisms of the
other's performance. After the sing-
ing, refreshments will be served for
the members and their guests she
One hundred invitations have been
issued to the faculty, and any mem-
bers not receiving invitations, but
who are interested in the work of
the clubs, are cordially invited, Miss
Rich added. Each member of the
chorus has been asked to bring a
guest, as the object in giving the
concert is to arouse and stimulate
interest in glee club music. The
League Reception Committee and
Council will assist at the reception.
Is Honored By
Mrs. Benjamin F. Bailey enter-
tained Lambda Alpha, the alumni
chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota last1
Wednesday, Jan. 15, at her home on
Baldwin avenue. Mrs. Louis A. Hop-
kins acted as co-hostess.
After a short business meeting,
Janet McLoud, '37M, and Mrs. Peter'
Okkelberg entertained the group by t
several numbers on the piano. Missr
McCloud is a pupil of Mrs. Okkelberg.
The numbers which the latter chosef
were the ones which she played lastE
Sunday on the faculty program. E
Mrs. Nelson W. Eddy was scheduled
to give a vocal solo and Elizabetht
Mann, Grad., SM, to play a cello solo,'
but neither of them were able to be
After the program refreshmentst
were served Mrs. George Patterson,
a patroness member, and Mrs. Ok-
kelberg acting as pourers. The center
of the table was decorated with aI
bouquet of red and white flowers1
Physicist To Lecture On I
Theories Of Magnetism
Dr. Karl K. Darrow, research phys-
icist of the Bell Telephone Labora-
tories, New York, will speak on thet
subject "Contemporary Theories ofV
Magnetism" at 4:10 p.m. tomorrow ins
the West Physics lecture room.
Doctor Darrow's lecture, under the
auspices of the physics department,
precedes the main lecture he plans
to deliver before a combined meeting
of the Detroit-Ann Arbor section of
the American Institute of Electrical
Engineers, and the Detroit section of
the Institute of Radio Engineers,
Tuesday night in Detroit.
Florida Weather Hat
Activities Of Campus Are
Reviewed By Society At
Luncheons For Women
Publications will be tfie topic of dis-
cussion at the next luncheon meeting
to be held by Wyvern, junior hon-
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Customs Of Native Opera Told
By Chinese Graduate Student'
Booths For J-Hop
Independents planning to organize
groups for booths at the J-Hop must
meet Robert Burwell, '37, at 4 p.m,
in the Union tomorrow to complete
arrangements, it was announced yes-
terday by the J-Hop committee.
Officials stated that fraternities
who desire booths must get their
money in for the tickets by Tuesday
or Wednesday if they expect places
Juniors who wish tickets should
Music Is Selection OfI
Chen Lee To Balance
Found: The perfect business wom-
an who mixes business with pleasure.
At least Chen Ling Lee, Grad., who
is concentrating in economics seems
to think that Chinese opera is a good
counterbalance for such a difficult
tween the Chinese and American
opera house. The former, however,
is always constructed with three
floors. Different prices are based
upon the location of seats in an ar-
rangement very much like that of the
American theatre. This variation in
prices, moreover, affords all classes
an opportunity to take advantage of
attending the opera.
Like the American, also, the Chin-
ese opera houses are found only in
orary society for freshmen women to purchase them immediately as sales
be held at noon Tuesday in the north- to the entire campus will soon be
east alcove of the League Grillroom. open it was emphasized.
The Michiganensian, Gargoyle, and
The Daily are the three publications
to be discussed. Elsie A. Pierce, Char-~;
lotte Hamilton, Charlotte Rueger and
Jewel Wuerfel will be in charge of the p
discussion. They will point out the
duties connected with being members at Jaded Wardrobe
of both the business and editorial
staffs of these publications. Enchantng
This meeting is the third in a
series of six which are being conduct- Colorfl
ed for the purpose of acquainting
freshmen women with the details of y
the activities open to them and to ,
enable them to decide which ones
they are especially interested in.
They provide an opportunity for ask-
ing questions informally concerning
The fourth meeting which will be ^'
held on Thursday will be on the so-
cial and house and reception com-
mittees. Betty King, Grace Snyder
and Jane O'Ferrall will lead this
At the following luncheon meeting
Lois King, Mary Lambie and Miss
Pierce -will explain Play Production
and the theatre arts committee which
includes the Children's Theatre.
The last meeting of the series will .
be devoted to non-affiliated women
for a discussion of activities which
are open to them especially, includ-
ing a discussion of The Assembly.
Mary Andrew and Gretchen Lehmann
are in charge of the discussion.
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Miss Lee is a graduate of National large cities. The most famous of
Central University in Nanking, China. these is probably that one which is
Although this is her second year here located in Peiping.
doing graduate work in the economic Miss Lee learned to sing Chinese
field, she still finds time to entertain opera from phonograph records when
at various Chinese functions with se- she was a child. She later had the
lections from her native operas. opportunity to study with a teacher
Few Female Singers in Shanghai.
In a recent interview Miss Lee de- She explained the popularity of
scribed the main differences in Chin- the opera in China by the fact that
ese and American opera. Most of movies there are really a recent in-
the famous opera stars of China are troduction. Most of the pictures pre-
men, and they often sing female roles. sented are American, and the movie
There are some female singers but industry has not as yet become so im-
fewer than in this country. The sing- portant there. On the other hand the
er is accompanied by a typical Chin- opera is a much older institution and
ese instrument which is called Hu has many followers.
Chien. This is a stringed instrument'
similar to a violin, but it is laid across DINNER PARTY
the knee to be played. There may M
be a few other instruments accom- More than 38 members of the cast
panying the Hu Chien, but an orches- of "Ruddigore" or "The Witches
tra similar to ours is never found in Curse" held a dinner party last night
the Chinese opera. in the League Grillroom between the
Compares Opera Houses matinee and night performances.
The opera itself may be one long Students from Play Production, the
piece or a combination of short se- School of Music and the department
lections. In the latter case, the best
selections and performers occupy the of physical education were present.
best part on the program-the finale.
About four or five hours are consumed A.A.U.W.
in the rendition of an opera, and no The pre-school child study group
intermission is included. The singers
usually wear old-fashioned costumes of the American Association of Uni-
because the stories are century old versity Women will hear an address
tales. In many operas there is con- by Dr. Inex Wilson on "The Psy-
versation as well as singing and mu- chology of Nutrition" at its meeting
sic. to be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the
Where To Go
Theatre: Majestic, "A Tale of Two
Cities" with Ronald Colman; Michi-
gan, "The Bride Comes Home" with
Claudette Colbert; Whitney, "Case
of the Missing Man" with Roger
Pryor and "Sagebrush Troubadour"
with Gene Autrey; Wuetth, "A Night
at the Opera" with Marx Brothers
and "Grand Exit" with Ann Sothern.
Cencerts: Organ recital by Palmer
Christian, University organist, 4:15
p.m., Hill Auditorium.
Dancing: Chubb's, Hut Cellar.
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A meeting was held by the Arts ANN ARBOR CHILD STUDY CLUB
and Crafts Guild to work on appoint- Prof. A. D. Moore of the electrical
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Ferdon Rd. A trip to the guild head- 7:45 p.m. Monday.
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