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SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 1936

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Annual Architects Ball To Be Held May 8In Waterman Gym

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Robert Morris
Is Announced
As Chairman
Competition Will Be Held
To Determine Theme Of
Wall Decorations

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In League Theatre
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The annual Architects Ball will1
take place Friday, May 8, in Water-
man gymnasium, it was announced
last night by Robert Morris, '36, gen-
eral chairman of the central commit-
tee.
A competition to select the theme
for the decorations of this year's1
dance will start Friday, March 20
The winner, who will receive a free
ticket to the ball, will be selected by'
the members of the central commit-
tee. All entries are to be handed to
either Dixon Lathrop, '37A, or Ed-
ward, '37A, who are the co-chair-
men of the decoration committee by
Monday, March 23. '
The ball will be a costume affair
with the wall of the gymnasium be-
ing entirely covered by decorative
panels. The nature of the costumes
will be determined by the decoration
theme decided upon.
Other members of the central com-
mittee include Herbert Stevens, '36A,
who is chairman of the ticket com-
mittee. Richard Stickney, '36A, and
Harry Shefman, '36A, are co-chair-
men of the publicity committee; while
the music committee will be under
the chairmanship of Richard Poll-
man, '36A. William Warwick, '37A,
will direct plans for the entertain-
ment and Charles Stocking, '36A, is
chairman of the program committee.
Robert May, '37A, wil lhave charge of
the selection of patronesses and pa-
trons.
The theme of the decorations for
the 1935 ball was "comic strip char-
acters," when national heros of the
"funny papers" were portrayed in
typical situations. One of these de-
picted Tarzan, the Apeman, carry-
ing Mosher-Hall dormitory on his
back.
Previously, the Architecture's Ball
has been held at Granger's Dance
Hall. However, since the building has
been converted to a bowling alley, the
party will be held at Waterman Gym-
nasium.
A short skit will be presented dur-
ing the evening by students from the
Architecture School.
Michioan Team
Defeats St at e
In Basketball
Winning by the scores of 17-14 and
26 to 19 respectively, two Michigan
women's basketball teams triumphed
over two visiting teams from Michigan
State College yesterday afternoon.
Brenda Parkinson, '36, Elinor Bale,
'39, Betty Lyon, '39A, Esther Schroe-
der, '38SM, Ann Smyth, '38Ed., Anna
Shinman, '38, representing Michigan.
opposed Marjory Green, Helen Otto,
Isabel Champion, Helen de Voe, Janet
Eliot, Eunice Converse, Rose Swenson
and Jean Anderson of State. Virginia
Donahue, '38, Adele Gardner, '37, Jane
Mapes, '36L, Virginia Banning, '38.
Nedra Evans, '36L, and Martha Till-
man, '39, the second Michigan team
were rivaled by Mildred Ballard, Jean
Jones, Betty Davies, Helen Johnson.
Gertrude Warner and Fannie Cowing
of State. Officials were Miss Marie
Hartwig, Miss Louise Paine, '36, Miss
Virginia Peaseley, and Miss Sauborn

Clifford Odets, last year an un-
known, today one of America's fore-
most young playwrights, is the author
of "Waiting for Lefty," one of the two
plays being produced March 18-214
in the Lydia Menaeissohn Theatre by'
Play Production.
Mr. Odets is a young American
playwright who does not believe in
art for art's sake, and instead uses
the drama as a vehicle for criticism
of social lives. "Waiting for Lefty,"
is an example of his intense style of
writing in which he aims to present
an understanding of the times in
which he lives. Mr. Odets writes
for the common masses rather than

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CHAPTER HOUSE
for Last Season ACTIVITY NOTES
the form of the old minstrel show, Initiations, followed by banquets,
with end men, specialty men and in- were held by many of the local chap-
terlocutor. It is unique in that there ters of fraternities and sororities dur-
is practically no scenery. The audi- ing the week-end. Welcomes and re-
ence becomes a part of the action sponses were given by student speak-
rather than mere spectators. A taxi es wre gn byts.
drivers' strike is the background of ers at the banquets.
a series of episodes, dynamic and DELTA GAMMA
electric, showing the crucial moments Delta Gamma announces the initia-
in the lives of the committeemen. tion last night of Marion Baxter, '39,
This play was chosen to be pre- Marcia Connell, '39, Virginia Eagles-
sented by Play Production because of field, '38, Helen Johnson, '39, Mary
the numerous demands by students, Lavan, '39, Marjory Lehner, '39, Mary
who wished to try out a modern play Alice MacKenzie, '39, Charlotte Poock,
of this revolutionary type before an '39, Dayton, O., Mary Rall, '39, Marian
Ann Arbor audience. Smith, '39, Eleanore Swan, '39, Vir-
Mr. Odets has written three other ginia Van Dyke, '38M, and Elizabeth
plays in the last two years. "Awake Young, '39.
and Sing" and "Till the Day I Die" Miss Mary Power, '93, Detroit, spoke
were produced last year by the Group in honor of the initiates. Barbara
Theatre Acting Company which also Miller, '36, spoke for the seniors and
put on "Waiting for Lefty," "Para- Miss Lehner answered.
dise Lost" was written and produced DELTA KAPPA EPSILON

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the select few. this year. Mr. Odets has been with Formal initiation was held last l
This play of Mr. Odets is written in the Group Theatre ever since it was night by Delta Kappa Epsilon. Those
begun. Previous to that he acted initiated were Philip Buchen, '39
with the Theatre Guild. Since the Malcolm Daniels, '39, Enos Denham,
DAILY OFFICIAL success of his plays, he has decided '39, David Drysdale, '39, Robert Lind-
to spend most of his time writing. gren. '39, William Mitchell, '39, Pat
BULLETINg
The box office of the Lydia Men- Ratterman, '39, John Stiles, '38, Ben-
delssohn Theatre will open tomorrow jamin Weaver, '39, Harold Wilmarth,
(Continuzed fron Page 4) for the sale of tickets for the double '39, and Harry Wise, '39.
nu g 4 - bill. The other play to be presented PHI CHI
4; Prologue from 4 to 5; Vogue from by Play Production is Moliere's "The
5 to 6. All those in the Raggedy Ann Doctor in Spite of Himself." The plays Dr. Walter G. MaGdock was master
chorus will meet at the League also will be given for a four-day run with of ceremonies at the Phi Chi in-
at 9 o'clock. a matinee Saturday. itiation held at 2 p.m. yesterday. The
First Church of Christ, Scientist. Laurence Preuss, of the Political Sci-
Service 10:30 a.m. Subject, "Sub- ence dept., will speak informally on With Spring in the Air
stance." "Sanctions."V
sn.atsAnd a brand new wave in
Coying Evie>ts Mimes: All former members of your hair
Junior Mathematical Club will meet Mimes still on Campus are requested (j What a wonderful way
Tuesday, March 17, 7:30 p.m., Room to attend a meeting Monday after- IITo start the evening!
3201 Angell Hall. F. Allen Upson and noon at 4:30 at the Union for theenn
David C. Eisendrath will demonstrate purpose of electing new members to Ag
tePaieean th Hamncthe organization. And AMELIA can give you
the Planimeter and the Harmonic the kind of a wave that will
A y .Michigan TDamues general meeting make your date sit up and
will be held at the League, Tuesday, take notice all over again. U
Research Club will meet Wednes- March 17, 8:15 o'clock. At this meet-
day, March 18, at 8 p.m., room 2528, ing the new members will be in-
East Medical building, to hear the itiated. All wives of students and '
following papers: Gross Pathology of internes are cordially invited to join.Ttg
Tumors of the Brain (gliomas) by ~So
Dr. K. Lowenberg and Detroit as a Tuesday Play-Reading Section of JJla ty
Sociological Laboratory by Professor the Faculty-Women's Club will meet 13611 E. University Ph. 4300
R. D. McKensie. There will be a meet- Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2:15 p.m., in the V
ing of the Council at 7:30 in the Alumnae Room, Michigan League. --yo<-- O - O - O < --->I
same room. I----- - - ---
University Oratorical Contest: The O Good News for the Busy Co-ed !
first try-out for this contest will be G
held Friday, March 27, at 4 p.m. in lnd/r j rs
Room 4203 Angell Hall. This date
has been set in order to enable ad-
ditional students to participate. Any B -E- B PS
undergraduate in the University is _U ME t $ I
eligible to compete. The winner of
uh neaut wl epr n the Unit s- 4B. ~ SL
the contest will represent the Uni-. That launder beautifully and require no
versity in the Northern Oratorical ironing - a big saving in time and labor.
League contest and will receive the ig
Chicago Alumni Medal for excellence What's more, these slips wear marvelously,
in public speaking. The rules of the no sagging at under arms, no pulling at
contest provide that the speech shall
be one of the speaker's own compo-sA h
sition on a subject of his own choice
and shall not exceed 1850 words in GUARANTEED RUN-PROOF
length. Further information con-
cerning this contest may be obtained In Tea Rose and White. Sizes 32 to 44.
from any member of the Departmentj
of Speech and General Linguistics. $1.25
Copies of orations that have won con- ()
tests in past years may be examined
by applying to the office of the De-
partmnent of Speech and General Lin-L A B H O
guistics, 3211 Angell Hall, where stui- -LRB LLE 0 U
dents are asked to register for this 315 SOUTH STATE STREET
contest.
Luncheon for Graduate Students -- - ---rc- - -- - -- -- --- « -- - -
on Wednesday, March 18 at 12 noon
in the Russian Tea Room of the
MichiganrLeague building. Professor -

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