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19, 1936

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Announcement Is

Made Of Patron,

List For Annual Senior

Supper

II

ortarboard, To Be Toast master
Senior Societyr
To Be Honored A'e

Julie
As

Kane Will Preside
Toastmistress For

Annual Affair
Patronesses for Senior Supper, an-
nual affair honoring senior women,
to be held 6:30 p.m. March 26, the
night of the premiere of the Junior
Girls Play, were announced yester-
day by Virginia York, '36, assistant-
chairman.
The list is as follows: Regent Esther
G. Cram, Mrs. Alexander G. Ruth-
ven, Dean Alice C. Lloyd, Mrs. Joseph
A. Bursley, Mrs. Byrl Bacher, Miss
Ethel McCormick, Mrs. George M.
Stanley, Miss Jeannette Perry, Miss
Marian Durell, and Dr. Margaret Bell.
At Speakers Table
These patrons, together with mem-
bers of Senior Society and Mortar-
board, senior honorary groups, will
sit at the speaker's table. Julie Kane,
'36, chairman of last year's J.G.P.,
will preside as toastmaster for the
affair.
There will be a special table for
the members of the central commit-
tee of last year's junior girls' produc-
tion including Kathryn Rietdyk,
Joyce Black, Marjorie Morrison, Bar-
bara Bates, Jane Fletcher, Margaret
Hiscock, Dorothy Shappell, Florence
Harper, Grace Bartling, Sue Thomas,
and Betty Chapman, chairman of this
year's Senior Supper. Also at this
table will be seated the women who
played the leads in the 1935 produc-
tion.
Senior Supper, a long-established
tradition, marks the first time that
fourth-year women appear in their
caps and gowns. This year for the
first time, however, not only mem-
bers of Mortarboard and Senior So-
ciety, but all senior women will wear
their caps with their gowns. Form-
erly only members of the two honor-
ary organizations have worn the caps
at the dinner.
To Attend Play
After the supper, the group in a
body will attend the opening perfor-
mance of this year's Junior Girls
Play, "Sprize" at the Lydia Mendel-
ssohn Theatre.
Committee members for the affair
are: Betty Greve, '36, caps and
gowns; Miss Thomas and Miss Bart-
ling, decorations; and Miss Rietdyk,
patronesses.
Tickets for the supper may be pur-
chased from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. March
23 through the 26th, in the Under-
graduate Office of the League. The
price of the tickets is 65 cents which
includes both the dinner and the play.
Group reservations may be made
by sororities and dormitories but the
money for the entire group should be
presented when the reservations are
made, according to Miss Chapman.
Caps and gowns may be obtained at
the League at the same time that the
tickets are purchased. Gowns may
be rented but the caps are sold out-
right along with the collars.
Finance Chairman
Makes Report On
J.G.P. Contributions
More than two hundred and sev-
enty dollars has already been turned
in by the junior women for the sup-
port of the 1936 Junior Girls Play,
"Sprize!" Grace Snyder, finance
chairman, announced.
This amount shows an increase of
approximately thirty dollars over last
year's collections, Miss Snyder said.
Additional collections will be made up
until the opening of the musical
revue.
Every sorority and independent
woman has been canvassed -each
woman being taxed $1. This system
of collecting from all junior women
has been functioning for a number
of years.
The 1936 production will open at

8:15 p.m. Thursday, March 26 and
will continue for an additional two-
day run with a matinee performance
Saturday, March 28. The opening
night will once again carry out the
30-year old tradition of honoring
senior women.
This year's play includes a cast of
195 women with an additional 100
women working on the various play
committees
COMBINATIONS IN STYLE
Combinations of colors will be seen
in every modc of dress this spring. A
black hat, blue suit and brown shoes
will be seen together. Other en-
sembles that will seem equally out-
landish to some, are comprised of aj
black bowler hat, grey suit, fawn
colored mocha gloves, brown buck-
skin shoes, and blue tie. And it's
good style!

Capacity Crowd
S e e s Offerings
Of PlayGroup
Many Prominent Campus?
Personages Attend Two
Plays At League
A capacity crowd filled the Lydia
Mendelssohn Theatre last night at
the opening of Play Production's pres-
entation of "Waiting for Lefty" andI
"The Doctor in Spite of Himself."
Among the members of the audience
was Virginia Frink, director of the
1936 Junior Girls Play, "Sprize." Miss
Frink was wearing an attractive
spring model of candy striped pattern.
Near her was Alice Goslin, Spec., in
a clever three-piece knit suit.
Entering the Theatre
Prof. and Mrs. Sharman were seenj
just before they entered the theatre.f
Mrs. Sharman wore a tailored dress
of black silk. Prof. and Mrs. James
Densmore were seen later in the
lobby - Mrs. Densmore chose a love-
ly navy blue crepe model accented by
a white Eton collar and cuffs. I
Margaret McCall. '39, selected a
blue gown for the opening
night. Prof. and Mrs. Edson B. Sun-
der land were seen between scenes.
(Mrs. Sunderland wore an attractive
evening dress of black crepe.

Speaking on the "Landmarks in1
Michigan's Educational Develop-
ment," Prof. Clavin O. Davis, of the
cducation school, traced yesterday the
development and expansion of the
University over the University Broad-
casting Service.
Calling the legislative act of 1817,.
in which "'the territorial legislature
cnacted a school law which estab-
lished educational principles that
have never since been wholly abrog-
ated." the first significant landmark
in education in the State, Professor
Davis explained its importance. ,

Chapli Engagement R eported From Shanghai

University History Is Told In
Radio Talk By Professor Davis

the speaker said, much of the edu-
cational history of other disvisions
of the state's'school system. provid-
ing thc, most sinil n changes in
University policy ci on world-fam-
our judicial deCiion ' ing edu-
cation.
Policy ('haucd
Thrse were. Professor Price added,
piodn fwre eleri don of studies by
si uden swhich broght about an in-
ce in Stdei colege and
he' gehools. 11 unsso of girls
o Unive : ed al-
so the at tend high s hels of
1 i n t ,rln~ d bM ,nc d

Julie Kane, '36, will be the toast-
master at the annual senior sup-
rcr which is to be held March 26
ir the League ballroom preceding
the cpening performance of the
Junior Girls' Play, "Sprize."
Miletary Dance
T ickets TUG
On Sale Today

(Michigan Daily Sport Editor)
The engagement that Hellywood had suspected for four years, link-
ing Charlie Chaplin with Paulette Goddard, was reported from Shanghai
recently. The two are seen on a voyage which took them to the Far
East. With them is Miss Goddard's mother, Mrs Alta Goddard.
League President In '95 Sees
Many Changes In Recent Years

jMUI-hianita Founded La yae a
He pointed out that this act pro- schools by the Univesity and the ad-
vided for the founding of the Uni- mission of the graduates of such
vieds fo thfounding of the CUi- schools on certificate. which resulted
versity of Michigania or the Cath-
olepihtemiad, which was to be com- iniincreasing thsrs con-
posed of 13 profcssorships. These darySeducation, and teialamazoo
professors, he stated, were given al- T K m Ce.
most unlimited power to set up with- The Kalaiado Case, Prewhssor
in the state a complete educational Pace explained, w s the case which
system and provide for its financial came up before the Supreme Court
support and operation. "The or- of Michigan in 1872 over the question
ganization of the Catholepistemiad .whether the high schools are a part
was however abandoned within a of the common school system and if
period of 10 yearsb,so may they share in the moneys
raised locally for public school pur-
The second landmark in Michigan's poses. When the caso s decided in
educational history, Professor Davis the affirmative, the secondary edu-
declared, was the law passed in 1827 f cation received a great impetus, the
which shifted the responsibility for sekrpitdot
{ public education from the central
state government to localities. "It
fastened firmly upon Michigan the I
small district system with its cir-IU
cumscribed taxing area, its limited
ranges of social interests, and its
one-teacher, ungraded school," he
said. Theatre: Majestic, "Millions In The
- 7Air" with John Howard. and "The

Tickets for the eighteenth annual
Military Ball, to be given Friday, May
1, at the Union, will go on sale today
at R.O.T.C. headquarters, according
to Paul W. Philips, general chairman.
They will be priced at $3.00 each.
Only R.O.T.C. members will be al-
lowed to buy these tickets until April
7, at which time the sales will be open
to the public.
Announcement of the orchestra to
play at the ball has not yet been
made. However, various well-known
bands are under consideration. May 1
is a date which can be filled with a
good band since it is at the close of
the indoor season and before the
opening of the outdoor season for
many orchestras.
The ball this year will be disting-
uished by unusual favors and decora-
tions, according to Charles A. Fram-
burg, '36, chairman of the decora-
tion committee. Framburg will be
assisted by Bruno Koeppel, '36A. The
traditional march of the sabers, a
colorful and impressive ceremony

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which replaces the grand march, will
be one of the events of the evening.

Margaret Hiscock, '36, wore a brown
dress nicely completed with a short Institution Was Founded dan Hall was named, had put through
jacket. Christine Gesell, '39, select- Of her motion that all women's boarding
ed a mustard colored model made of For Social Activities houses have a sitting room where
the popular camel suede cloth Unaffiliated Women guests could be entertained.
Many Others Present Members were being selected by
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Koella were Membership in the League has not vote when the League had been found-
also present for the opening night always included all campus women, ed five or six years and was still a
as were Prof. Leonard Watkins and according to Miss Louise Stickney, comparatively small organization. A
Prof. Howard Ellis. Mrs. W. D. Hen- '98, who was president of the League woman might become a member
derson was seen in the lobby talking in the years 1895-96 whether she were a sorority woman
with her son, Robert Henderson. Miss Stickney recalls the time when or an independent, and the presidency
Carolyn Trueblood Russell, former women were invited to join rather alternated between the two groups.
student here, wore an unusual dress than automatically receiving member- in its first years the group had no
made of the new clay weave crepe ship upon entering the University as building of its own. Public meet-
and was completed with large brown they do today. The membership at ings, to which all campus women
buttons down the front, and little that time was chiefly composed of were invited, were held in University
brown velvet bows. independent women, according to buildings, while private meetings were
Betty Gatward, '38, wore a smart Miss Stickney, as the organization held at the homes of faculty mem-
navy blue silk which was nicely fin- had been founded to meet the need of hers
ished at the neckline with tiny rhine- unaflliated women on campus for The activities of the group weref
stone clips - with her hat matching. social activity. Their need was par- somewhat different from those of the
Smoking in the lobby before the cur- ticularly great since this was before League today. Miss Stickney recalls
Smokidlyisellingoibe creameaftercMay
tain call was Adele McDonald, of Dean Myra Jordan, after whom Jor- !viv aliCg ce creamafey Ma
Flint. Festival Concerts to raise money for
the erection of Barbour Gymnasium.
Evelyn Arnold, '35, and Mr. Gordon Graduate Students Hold
Ferral were also seen in the lobby of
the theatre. Near them was Dor- Annual Informal Dance NEW TEA DRESSES
othy Ohrt, '37, dressed in a mid- Because teas at college are such
night blue gown which was shot with The graduate women students are frequent and gay occurances every
silver threads. holding an informal dance from 9
p.m. to 12 midnight Saturday, March wardrobe must contain a few tea
21, at the Women's Atheltic Building. dresses. This spring's assortment is
INITIATED INTO GALENS Miss Jeanette Perry, Assistant Dean so attractive that it is sure to appeal
John W. Bunting, '36M, was in- of Women, is to be patroness, and is to every girl. A very correct and
itiated into Galens Medical Society assisting with the plans for the affair. smart tea dress is the tailored one
Tuesday night. Mr. Bunting is the Charles Zwick's Orchestra, a local with a frilled hngerie front and
son of Dr. and Mrs. R. W. Binting of dance band, will furnish the music peal to the girl who dotes on making
Ann Arbor. for the dance. Admission is 35c per one dress look like many by chang-
person, and according to true Leap ink the collars and cuffs, or by re-
Sterns, '38, Marjory Kief, '38, Joan Year custom women as well as men placing the collar by an intriguing
Wentz, '38, Priscilla Crockett, '36, will go stag. Tickets may be obtained ruff
Grace Woodley, '37, Helen McRae at the door. ,uff-
'39, Katherine Taylor, '38, Kathryn The dance is an annual affair, and PIll SIGMA SIGMA
Steiner, '39, Jeannette Beck, '39, Mar- is open to the general public.
ian Peters, '39, Barbara Johnson, '39, - Phi Sigma Sigma wishes to an-
Faith Watkins, '39, Virginia Mulhol- BETA KAPPA RHO nounce the pledging of Rhoda Fux-
land, '39, and Jean McFarland, '37. Beta Kappa Rho is entertaining its man, '39, of Rochester, N.Y. The
A formal dinner in honor of the members at 5:30 p.m. Sunday with pledging took place last night.
initiates was given Sunday evening a supper party at the home of Miss
at the League. A pledge formal dance Frederika Gillette, 1319 Forest Ave.
will be held Saturday, according to The affair, which will be in the form
Katherine Taylor, '38, who is in of an initiation, will honor the fol-
charge. lowing new members: Vera Stai, '38, --AT E TPEET
Delta Gamma Rose Mary Miltich, '38, Eureka Ca-
Delta Gamma sorority announces j hill, '39, Elizabeth Walton, '39, and TC& EWEL R
the pledging of Margaret Kurtz, 'Dawn Bollinger, '39. WATCH & JEWELRY REPAIRING
and Dorothy Barrett, '39A. -

Opening Of UniversityI
When Michigan became a state in
1837, the Constitution which then
became operative, Professor Davis
continued, provided the legislature
with the responsibility of providing
for a system of common schools and
maintaining a university. This third
great forward step in education in
Michigan, the speaker averred,
bTought about the opening of the
University in 1841.
Explaining that the school had
difficulty at first in obtaining stu-
dents satisfactorily trained, Profes-
sor Davis told how the legislature
"came to the rescue" by permitting
several small school districts to com-
bine and to provide a college prepara-
tory department. Once high schools
began to be formed, expansion took
place very rapidly, he added.
Professor Davis emphasized the in-
fluence upon education of Dr/ James
B. Angell, who became president of
the University in 1871. He shaped,

Payoff" with James Dunn. Mich-
igan, "The Petrified Forest" with
Leslie Howard; Orpheum, "The Scar-
let Pimpernel" with Leslie Howard
and "Pursuit of Happiness" with
Francis Lederer; Whitney, "Doctor
Socrates" with Paul Muni and "Out-
law Deputy" with Timn McCoy;
Wuerth, "Smilin' Thru" with Leslie
Howard and "Bonnie Scotland" with
Laurel and Hardy.
Drama: Lydia Mendelssohn, "Wait-
ing for Lefty" and "The Doctor in
Spite of Himself" at 8:30 p.m.
Lectures: Dr. William P. Lemon will
lecture on the "Plays of Ibsen" at 7
p.m. at the Masonic Temple.
ASSEMBLY INTERVIEWS
All women who have petitioned for
Assembly positions will be inter-
viewed from 7:15 p.m. to 8 p.m. this
evening in the undergraduate office
of the League, according to Maureen
Kavanaugh, '36, president of the As-
sembly.

CHAPTER HOUSE
ACTIVITY NOTES

Five fraternities and two sororities
have made announcements of initia-'
tions and pledgings which have been
held recently. Several banquets and
formal dances in honor of the in-
itiates and pledges are also planned.I
Alpha Kappa LambdaI
Alpha Kappa Lambda held formal
initiation recently for Thomas M.
Buermann, '39E, William M. Bur-
roughs, '38, Roswell J. Campbell,
'38E, Philip N. Comins, '37, John F.
Johnson, '39, Robert C. Magee, '37E,
and Wallace G. Wheeler, '39E.
Announcement is made of the
pledging of Ronald J. Butler, '39P,
Holly; Charles O. Probst, '39E, De-
troit; and Robert R. Shirley, '37,
Flint.
Alpha Omega
Alpha Omega recently initiated Al
Chertoff, Harold Cobansky, Arthur
Levy, Martin Risman, Sam Rood, Al
Schwab, Eli Smith, Al Sternfeld,
Louis Stover and Samuel Willis, all
members of the freshman class of
the dental school, and Leo Sternberg,
'38 Spec. D.
The formal initiation banquet will
be held. Sunday, March 22. Al Miller,
'37D, will be in charge. The speakers
will be Dr. Paul H. Jeserich, Dr. U.
Garfield Rickert, and Dr. Ralph F.
Sommers, members of the faculty of
the School of Dentistry.
Alpha Tai Omega
Alpha Tau Omega recently -held
an initiation for the following: John
F. Costello, Jr., '39, Franklin W. Ed-
wards, '38E, William W. Gabriel, '39E,
Wallace H. Knapp, '39E, Richard H.
Knoblauch, '37, Gene P. McLane,
'37E, David M. Poxson, '39, William
T. Slattery, Jr., '38, William C. Spal-
ler, '38, and Fredrick A. Weber, '38.
Chi Omega
Chi Omega sorority recently held
an initiation for the following: Jean

Phi Delta Theta
Phi Delta Theta announces the
recent initiation of the following:
Lawrence Barasa, '38, Donald Brew-
er, '38, James Clark, '39, Robert
Cooper, '38, Roy Heath, '39, John
Hildebrand, '37, Louis Hoffman, '38,
William Houghton, '37, John Laux,
'39, Robert Martin, '39, William Tre-
bilcock, '38, Harry Wassell, '38, John
Yantis, '39, and Phillip Yoder, '38.
Theta Chi
Theta Chi fraternity announces the
pledging of the following men: Sam
Fitzpatrick, '37, Detroit; Robert Har-
rleson, '39, Owosso; Roger Price, '38A,
Charleston, W. Va.; and Robert Root,
'37E, Detroit. The following men
were initiated into membership on
March 8: Robert Barber, '39, South
Byron, N.Y.; Dale Kroeger, '39E, De-
catur, Ill.; Carl Post, '38, North Tona-
wanda, N.Y.; and Ralph Shelton,
'39, Ferndale.

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