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SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1936

TIHE MICHIGAN DAILY

Bluebook Depression Lifts As J-Hop Approaches

FACULTY WOMEN'S CLUB
The playreading section of the
Faculty Women's Club will meet at
2:15 p.m. Tuesday in the Alumnae
Room of the Michigan League. Mrs.
D. L. Dumond, who is chairman of

hostesses, is being assisted by Mrs.
S. A. Graham, Mrs. M. E. Wallington,
Mrs. A.E. White, M~rs. Lee Case, Mrs.
J. H. Hodges, Mrs. R. W. Webster,
Mrs. L. L. Watkins, Mrs. R. F. Wea-
therill and Mrs. Hugh Keeler.

House Parties
Scheduled For
Hop Week-End
Nine Fraternities Planning
Dances, Winter Sports
And Formal Dinners
Chaperones Named
Phi Kappa Psi, Theta Xi
Sigma Phi Are Among
Those Entertaining
J-Hop week-end at least is some-
thing cheerful to look forward to
after exams are out of the way, ,and
several fraternities have scheduled
house parties for that Week-end, and
others have planned dances for Sat-
urday night.
Phi Kappa Psi will start out Friday
night with a dinner preceding the
Hop, and at 3 a.m. members and
their guests will gather at the Union
for breakfast.+ Saturday afternoon,
weather permitting, they are plan-
ning a sleigh ride after which a form-
al dinner dance will be given at the
house. Bill Griffith, '37A, is in charge
of the arrangements for the party
which will be chaperoned by Dr. and
Mrs. Howard B. Calderwood and Mr.
and Mrs. H. T. Ellerby of Detroit.
Delta, Kappa Epsilon
Delta Kappa Epsilon will also hold
a house party over the week-end. The
chaperones for the affair will be Mr.
and Mrs. Fred H. Collins, Mr. and
Mrs. Guy E. Hillier of Cedar Rapids,
Ia., Dr. William M. Brace, Mr. and
Mrs. G. M. Downs, and Mr. and Mrs.
R. C. Fuller.
Chi Psi Plans Dance
Chi Psi will hold a formal invita-
tional dinner dance at the house on
Friday, and Saturday night they will
hold another formal dance. The
house party will be chaperoned by
Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Kindred and Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Carsons.
Phi Delta Theta is planning a big
week-end beginning with a formal
dinner Friday and a breakfast after
the Hop. They will have a luncheon
at the house Saturday noon after
which they are planning a sleigh ride.
An informal dinner dance will be
held in the evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Hopkins of
Lansing and Mrs. Loranger will chap-
erone the house party and Prof. and
Mrs. Earl V. Moore will attend the
dance Saturday night.
Sigma Phi House Party
Mr. and Mrs. John H. Goetz of
Flint and Mr. and Mrs. William
Davis of Detroit will chaperone the
Sigma Phi house party. The party
will begin with a dinner Friday and
a breakfast after the Hop. Winter
sports are planned for Saturday af-
ternoon and a formal dinner dance
will be held at the house that night.
Wally Gail's orchestra will play for
the dancing.
Beta Theta Pi will hold a dinner
dance Friday and a closed formal
dance Saturday. A tobogganing party
is also being planned for Saturday af-
ternoon. The house party will be
chaperoned by Mr. and Mrs. Paul
Minsel of Detroit and Mr. and Mrs.
George Martin, also of Detroit. Cal-
vin Stetson, '37, is the social chair-
man in charge.
The Theta Delta Chi house party
will be chaperoned by Mr. and Mrs.
John C. Garrels of Grosse Isle and
Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Barker. A dinner
will be held Friday night and a for-
mal dance Saturday. Robert Gey-
man, '37, is in charge.
Theta Xi Plans Breakfast
Theta Xi is planning breakfast
which will be held at the chapter
house after the Hop. Saturday night
they will hold a dinner at the Union,1
after which a dance will be given at

the house. The chaperones will be
Prof. and Mrs. Henry M. Kendall and
Mr. and Mrs. James Freeman.
Delta Sigma Delta will hold a
breakfast at 4 a.m. Saturday after
the J-Hop. Saturday night there will
be a closed formal dance at the house.
L. Benson Bristol, '3D, is in charge
of the arrangements.
LEAGUE PETITIONS
Petitioning for the major positions
of the League will start Feb. 17 and
continue until Feb. 29, according to
Jean Seeley, '36, president. Sopho-
more and junior women may file pe-
titions in the Undergraduate Office.
A mass meeting is to he held at 5 p.m.
Feb. 19 in the Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre in order to acquaint all
women interested in League positions
with the functions of the various jobs.

J.G.P. Chairman

Mary Andrew, '37, assistant chair-
man of the Junior Girls Play, has
announced the names of 24 junior
women who have been selected to
work on the various committees for
the production.
24 Women Are
Selected For
Annual J.G.P.
Chairman Of Committees
Name New Members To
Aid In Production
Twenty-four additional junior
women were named yesterday to
serve on the various committees for
the 1936 Junior Girls Play, "Sprize!"
Mary Andrews, assistant chairman,
of the production, announced.
Gretchen Lehman, head of the
ticket committee, has selected Ruth
Edison, Marye Elissa Evans, Ona
Thornton, and Rita Wellman to
serve on her committee. Janet Car-
ver was chosen by Mary Lambie,
chairman of the properties commit-
tee, to assist her.
Grace Snyder, finance chairman,
named Irene Sarter, Mary Bennett
and Barbara Schacht to be members
of that committee. Additional mem-
bers of the ushers committee, head-
ed 'by Charlotte Hamilton, are: Mar-
ion, Cannon, Charlotte Culver, Bar-
bara Horton, Anna Mae Quine, Dor-
othy Shutt and Betty Shirk.
Margaret Guest, chairman of cos-
tumes, has added Kathryn Keeler
and Eleanor Wassell to the members
of the costume committee. Barbara
Hanna, chairman of the music com-
mittee, chose Marion Sanders and
Eileen Icheldinger to work on that
committee.
Doris Everett, Virginia Callow, and
Mary Bennett were selected by Doris
Wisner, chairman of the program
committee, to assist in the work of
that group. Jane O'Farrell, chair-
man of the make-up group, selected
Jeanne Pray and Ella Wade to work
with her committee. Babette Potter
has been selected to work on the
publicity committee.

Stanley Chorus
Tryouts To Be
Held Feb. 17-20
Freshmen To Be Allowed
To Participate For First
Time InHistory
Tryouts for all women interested in
the Stanley Chorus will be held from
3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednes-
day and Thursday during the first
week of the second semester at the
League.
This will mark the first time in
campus history that freshmen have
been allowed to participate in the or-
ganization, according to Ruth Rich,
'36, president.
Six membership committees com-
posed of women in the Stanley Chor-
us living in the various dormitories
have been chosen to acquaint fresh-
men with the work of the Chorus,
Miss Rich said.
The committee from Mosher Hall
is composed of Mary Ellen Heitsch,
'37, Gertrude Bluck, '36, Frances
Burgess, '38, Janet Groft, '37, Mar-
jorie Mackintosh, '37, Jeannette Ed-
ick, '38, Margaret Day, '38, and Eve-
lyn Tripp, '38. Betty Bingham, 37,
Martha Thompson, '37, and Siiri
Mattson, '37 make up the Jordan
committee. Tryouts for candidates
from Mosher and Jordan Halls and
Adelia Cheever House are to be held
Tuesday afternoon. Adelia Chever
is represented by Betty Parrish, '37.
Helen Newberry, Betsy Barbour
League House tryouts will take place
Wednesday afternoon. Elizabeth
Boult, '38, Ruth Clark, '37, Mary
Morrison, '38SM, and Mary Adam-
ski, '36SM form the committee from
Helen Newberry Residence. The
Betsy Barbour group is composed ofa
Mary Louise Johns, '37, and Carolyn
Beltramini, '38.
Slill Will Travel

Nimbus, Form Of Aureole, Has'
Come From Ancient Astrology

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By JEWEL W. WUERFEL
The origin and history of the
nimbus, a form of the aureole, was the
subject of a paper given by Alexander
P. Ruthven, Grad., yesterday in a
course in Islamic art taught by Prof.
Mehmet Aga-Oklu.
By definition an aureole is a lumi-
nous area surrounding a person of un-
usual importance, and can be pre-
sumed to have originally been re-
served for dieties, according to Ruth-
ven. It is generally oval in shape
when surrounding the entire figure.
When it is merely a disc around the
head it goes under the name of nim-
bus. When the oval shape and the
nimbus are united in one the com-
bination is known as the glory. He
added that in Christian iconography
the nimbus is generally known as the
halo.
Astrological Origin
Ruthven believes that it can be
safely assumed that the probable
origin of the nimbus lies in an as-
trological connotation: representa-
tives of the sun and moon being useds
as a symbol to glorify some person.
In Egypt the sun disc is found on
the heads of Hathor, Isis, Khnum

Suchos and Sah met.

Ruthven be-

While On

Leave

Travels through southern and west-
ern United States will occupy Pro-
fessor and Mrs. A. Franklin Shull
during the next five months when the
professor will be on leave from the
University.
Professor Shull, who is a member
of the zoology department plans to
visit a number of universities in that
region of the country, spending most
of the time working in cooperation
with the research department of
Texas University and the California
Institute of Technology, -concentrat-
ing on the study of drosophila and
genetics.
A.A.U. TO MEET
Miss Marguerite Hetmanspurger,
critic teacher in the Michigan State
Normal College, Ypsilanti, will be the
guest speaker at the meeting of the
pre-school child study group of the
American Association of University
Women at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the home
of Mrs. Albert J. Logan, 1710 Cam-
bridge Road. Miss Hetmanspurger
will choose as her subject "How Much
Freedom and How Much Control Can
We Give Our Children?"

Caduceus Ball
To Take Place
February 21
First plans for the annual Caduceus
Dance of the Medical School were
announced yesterday by John Mac-
Neal, '36M, a member of the com-
mittee in charge of arrangements.
The dance will be held Friday, Feb.
21, in the ballroom of the Michigan
Union.
Music for the dance, which is open
only to medical students, faculty
members, and members of the medical
profession, will be furnished by the
band of Frank Masters, which is now
playing at the College Inn of the
Hotel Sherman, in Chicago, MacNeal
said.
The ballroom will be decorated for
the affair in a motif .particularly be-
fitting to the occasion, he announced,
in line with the traditional drawings
reminiscent of student and profes-
sional medical life.
Galens, honorary medical society,
is in charge of the ticket sale. The
dance will last from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
BLUE TRIANGLE PLANS DINNER
The Blue Triangle League plans to
open its spring term of activities
with a banquet to be given at 6:30
p.m. Tuesday at the Y.W.C.A. build-
ing. Reservations may be made by
telephoning the Y.W.C.A, office until
9 a.m. Tuesday.
to
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lieves that it is safe to say that the
aureale, as we know it, comes from
Egypt. From here it very probably
was taken by the Early Greeks. Later
it passed to Mesopotamia and India,
returning again later to the Byzantine
School in slightly different form,
namely the glory.
Ruthven illustrated his paper with
slides of a few examples of the nim-
bus in different countries and cen-
turies. It is employed by Christian
artists from the fourth century to the
present day. Probably the oldest
example of Christ with a nimbus is
the mosaic at Sants Puclenziana in
Rome of the enthroned Christ, be-
longing to the later half of the fourth
century. This nimbus is of gold with
a green border.
Found In Coptic Art
The nimbus can be found in Coptic
art and still earlier in Slavic pagan
art and Buddhistic art. It is also
found on coins of some Indian Kings
from 58 B.C. to 41 A.D. Examples of
the nimbus are seen in Roman ar
in Trojan on the Arch of Constan-
ine and in Antoninus Pius on the re-
verse of a medal. A Greek example
is on a vase painting from the Tomb
of Canosa representing Aurora and
_he Morning Star.
Ruthven pointed out in his paper
'hat the aureole is mentioned by Ho-
mer in the Illiad and the Odessy
and also by Euripedes and others.
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