THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Will Marry Soon
Unusual Decorations Lend
Final Tryouts For J.G.P.
Are Scheduled For Today
THE SPORTING LADY
By BENCH WARMER-
This afternoon at 2 p.m. excitement is breaking forth in the guise
of a winter sports party, and incidentally, it doesn't include tobogganing and
skiing, but a kidnaping, and all amateur detectives will be welcome . . . Clues
will be left in hopes that a rescuing can take place ... Snow games and last
but not least, refreshments will be in effect during the course of the after-
roon . . . Outdoor Sports Manager Mabel Allison can supply any additional
information . .. And reports of the party held on the last Saturday sound
most intriguing and show why winter is getting more and more popular as
it wears on, even in spite of frozen ears, fingers and the like . . . On occa-
sxons such as this, you really find the cold walk to and from the W.A.A.
building definitely worth the struggle .. .
And speaking of outdoor sports, there is a meeting at 10 a.m. at the
Union for anyone interested in forming an Ann Arbor Ski Club . . . Mr.
Roger Piersol will be in charge and students, faculty and townspeople are
urged to come ... There will be some discussion of a ski meet to be held
in the Arboretum the following Saturday at which ribbons will be awarded
to the winners of the three class divisions and exhibition skiing will take place
and there's a rumor that some jumping will occur although it has not been
verified as yet . .. Here's a good practical use for some of the ski suits that
have been in evidence on campus lately . . .
And Winter HangsOn . ..
March 7 the W.A.A. is sponsoring a winter sports house party at White
Lodge (for you who are not better informed it's near Pinckney) . . . They
will leave here Saturday afternoon, have dinner and breakfast there and
return late Sunday morning . . . Outside of a small fee for transportation
there will be no charge . ..gPapers have been placed on the bulletin boards
at Barbour Gym and at the W.A.A. building and the first eighteen to sign
up will go . . Line forms on the left, please, and no crowding, ladies . . .
And we've a new Women's Swimming Manager to introduce to you in
Mary Montgomery's place, Miss Mabel Howard of Betsy Barbour . . . Stand
up and take your bow, Mabel . . . And she's got plenty on her hands what
with both the National Telegraphic and the Intramural Swimming Meets
occurring at 7:30 p.m. on March 19 in the Union Pool . . . To enter either,
one must be timed previous-to the meet, and to prevent everyone arriving at
the last minute, notices have been sent out to the different houses and dorm-
itories to appear on a certain week at one of the following times,.5:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday, 9-11 a.m. Monday, 8-11 a.m. Wednesday, 9:30-11
a.m. Friday, and 8:30-11 a.m. Saturday.. . The houses this week are Martha
Cook, Chi Omega, Sorosis, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Betsy Barbour, Adelia
Cheever, Mosher, and Zones 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 . . . Being ignorant of such af-
fairs as telegraphic meets, we inquired around and got the following results
. ..It is a meet in which universities all over the country are entered and
they send the results from intramural meets at their separate schools in to.
the headquarters and results are compared and the winners announced by
telegraph to the schools.
We found the Club Basketball enthusiasts starting out in full swing . . .
Barbara Kanouse, Billie Andrus, Elizabeth White, Betty Lyon, Helen Harp
and Mary Redden were out on the floor catching upon on lost time during
finals . . . Virginia Donahue, Martha Tillman, Virginia Bonning, Ann
Schinman, Elinor Bale, Norma Curtis, Sally Kenny, Edith Hooker, Mary
Pfluger, Blanche Finkbeiner and Janet Allington were also very much in evi-
dence during the free practice period . . . Extra incentive was added by the
prospect of the intercollegiate meet at Battle Creek today. Janet Allington,
manager, has announced that it is still not too late for new girls to come out
for basketball - - -
Watch The Board. . .
Anyone who wants to know what is going on in sports should look at the
tricky bulletins posted in Barbour Gym and the W.A,B.. . . You can't help
but get interested in at least one of the many exciting activities . . . If you
are a bit slow on your feet, try a little rifle practice . . . Or if your eye isn't
so good, go down to the Coliseum and try your luck on ice skates . . .
The equipment for ice hockey is furnished and admission is free .. .
And don't forget the heart and lung recheck that is necessary before partici-
pation in any sport . . .
An intercollegiate rifle meet is going into effect . . . Betty Robertson
is in charge and the following schedule has been announced. . . The week of
Feb. 21, Michigan will compete against the University of South Dakota, the
University of California, the University of Missouri, the University of Ken-
tucky and Coe College, the following week against Louisiana State, the Uni-
versity of Maryland, Drexel Institute, the University of Washington, the
University of Oklahoma, Rhode Island State College and Cornell, the week
of March 7 against Carnegie Tech, Wichita University, the week of March
14 against Kansas State, Indiana and Northwestern Universities, and the
week of Marh 21 against the University of Vermont, Penn. State College,
the University of Nevada, the University of Illinois, Syracuse University and
the University of Nebraska .. .
Let's Go Bowling.. .
And a bcwling tournament is soon to start under the management of
Miss Dorothy Beise . . . Helen Newberry, Sorosis, Betsy Barbour, two inde-
pendent teams under the management of Sally Kennedy, three enthusiastic
Delta Zeta teams, Alpha Phi, Alpha Epsilon Iota, Kappa Alpha Theta, Kappa
Kappa Gamma and Mosher-Jordan have entered . . . Three leagues will
be formed with 4 teams in each and a team will be picked of the best high
point players to play the men later on . . .
There is much excitement in the campus badminton circles in the person
of the Scottisb. badminton champion, Mr. Kenneth Davidson, who will lecture
and demonstrate at 4:30 p.m. Monday in Barbour . . . The beginners' tour-
iament got off to a fine start yesterday . . . Among the names, we noticed
those of Barbara Heath and Ann Gifford, who will play together in the
doubles . . . As will Eula Blair and Janet Gifford, Martha Wize and Betty
Grossman . . . Teams to represent the University in the match next Wednes-
day with the Ann Arbor Club have been picked, and more of this next week ...
-Associated Press Photo.
Miss Ruth McKee Young (above),
manager of a photographer's
blanch office in Washington, con-
thmed reports of herengagement
to Lucian C. Sprague, president of
the Minneapolis and St. Louis rail-
March 6, 7 Is
Date Of Second
Committees Are Named
For 'Robin Hood And
The Queen's Page'
Members of the committees for
"Robin Hood and the Queen's Page,"
to be given March 6 and 7 by the
Children's Theatre, have been an-
nounced by Lois King, '37, chair-
man of the Children's Theatre.
This is the second production of
the Children's Theatre this year,
the first being "Aladdin and his Won-
derful Lamp." The play is under
the direction of Valentine B. Windt,
director of Play Production. Vir-
ginia Frink will assist Mr. Windt.
Performances will be given at 3:30
p.m. Friday, March 6 and at 1:30
and 3:30 p.m., Saturday, March 7.
The box office committee is under
the direction of Margaret Ayres, '38.
Members are Marie Sawyer, '38, Bar-
bara Lutz, '36, Florence Freeman, '37,
Delta Glass, '36, Ruth Hess, '36,
Frieda Bogin, '37, Ruth Friedman, '38,
Mildred Haas, '38, Jean Greenwald,
'37 and Margaret Bentley, '38.
The chairman of the costume com-
mittee is Charlotte Baxter, '38. She
is being assisted by Nancy Olds, '38,
Esther Greenwood, '36, Florence Mid-
woth, '38, Jean Lee, '38, Marjorie Jean
Jackson, '37, Eleanor Wright, '38,
Beth Ranney, '37A, Priscilla Smith,
'38, and Bunty Bane, '39.
Dorothy Geldart, '37, is chairman
for the scenery comynittee. Other
members are Betsy O'Dell, '37, Ruth
Loebs, '37, Jean Taylor, '37, Marie
Mette, '37, Margaret Guest, '37, and
Dorothy Schwarz, '36.
The properties committee is under
the direction of Betty Gatward, '38.
Assisting her are Ruth Clark, '37,
Betty Grossman, '38, Florence Salz-
man, '38, Phyllis Brumm, '37, and
Betty Mansfield, '39.
Members of the program commit-
tee are Katherine Bishop, '37, chair-
man, Mary Perkins, Kathryn Fech-
eimer, '38, Louise Samck, '38, Cather-
ine Choate, '37, and Helen Yearnd,
Mary Frances McDonough, '37M,
is chairman of the music committee.
She is being assisted by Helen Bry-
ant, '37, Caroline Beltramim, '38,
and Mary Ellen Heitsch, '37.
Story Tellers are under the chair-
manship of Mary Elizabeth Moore,
'37. Members are Mary Jane Field,
'38, Doris Wisner, '37, Esther Green-
wood, '36, Charlotte Rueger, '37, Dor-
othy Ohrt, '36, and Josephine Cav-
ALPHA XI DELTA
Alpha Xi Delta is holding a bridge
from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. today for the
benefit of the house furnishings fund.
Members in charge are: Theresa Jay-
cox, Ruth Rowell, Virginia Minsker
and Jean Friederici. The decorations
will carry out the George Washington
motif. About one hundred guests and
patronesses are expected to attend.
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Skulls And Skeletons Grin
At Medical Dance Guests
Ferom Union Walls
Ghoulish skulls, grinning skeletons
and a general morbid overtone of
death were emphasized in decorations
for the third annual Caduceus dance
which greeted more than 300 couples
who attended the function in the
From the title: "Der Totentanz"-
the Dance of Death, which hung over
the stairway giving access to the Ball-
room, to the seven-foot skull glaring
down from above the solemn, black-
robed orchestra, the entire scheme of
decorations was a grim reminder of
the constant opponent of the medical
For the past three years the dec-
orations of the annual dance given
by the Senior Class of the Medical
School for the students and faculty
of that school and members of the
profession have been unique in their
line, being carried out by means of
the gruesome mingling of humor and
horror in the pictures.
On the prosceniumon either side
of the orchestra robed and cowled
skeletons played a silent accompani-
ment for the "Totentanz," while
perched on the mantelpiece at the
north end of the Ballroom an actual
skeleton waggishly shook his finger at
the dancers below.
'Time Marches On'
Next to the proscenium, on the
west wall, a skeleton on stilts stalked
across the pages of history, leaving a
bloody trail behind him: "Time
Marches On!" Above the north fire-
place was a poster repeated from last
year, depicting a surgical maneuver,
while above it was displayed the "Ob"
or obstetrical call, bugaboo of the
More posters, on the east wall,
showed a scythe sweeping in a "har-
vest" of skulls, a cowled skeleton
looking in on an autopsy, and two
symbolical paintings entitled "Death
Takes a Holiday" and "Say When!"
Decorations in the ballroom itself
were completed by a large silver and
black caduceus, the symbol of the
medical profession, which consists of
Meicury's winged rod with two snakes
entwined about it, at the south end,
and another poster, "Rainbow's End,"
at the left of the proscenium.
A more humorous note was struck
in the hall leading to the dance floor,
where was hung a large portrait of
"Michigan's Unbeatables," twelve
members of the Medical School fac-
ulty drawn up in football formation,
(waterboy included,) with the follow-
ing legend below:
"They haven't been scored on yet!
"For four years the present Senior
Class has been unable to pick any
holes to slip through this defense.
"We believe that this team has
the strength, weight, and craftiness
to whip any Mid-western aggregation.
Are at their best in a dry field, al-
though we feel they are equally good
In the painting several outstanding
characters of the Medical School
could easily be identified. Among
them were Dean Albert C. Fursten-
berg at left halfback, cracking the
whip over his line; Dr. Carl V. Weller
at right half, armed with a scythe
and rule book; and Dr. Charles W.
Edmunds, cradling in his arms a sub-
The painting, according to the sig-
nature, was executed by E. Shrdlu,
probably the notorious Etaoin Shrdlu
who has frequently appeared in
newspaper accounts in the past.
l) a 1I eM- US LJ I Final tryouts for the singing, danc-
ing and speaking parts in this year's
Junior Girls Play, "Sprize," are to
Brilliant Hues Of Gowns be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today in
Give Contrast To Somber the Rehearsal Room of the League,
Ed.(ith Zerbe, '37, chairmian, an-
Color Scheme nounced.
The cast for this year's musical
The third annual Caduceus Ball, revue necessitates the work of 195
held in the Union Ballroom last night, characters. Any eligible junior women
was attended to its limited capacity may tryout for any parts they desire
of 600 dancers.
The macabre motif of the decora-
tive scheme was nullified by the va-
riety of color and attractiveness of
the gowns worn.
Helen MacDonald, Detroit, with
John MacNeal, '36M., the publicity
chairman was seen in a blue velvet
gown, studded with rhinestones.
Elizabeth Davis, Ann Arbor, who
attended with Douglas S. MacIntyre
'36M, wore a deep blue crepe formal,
cut along simple lines. Miss Davis
wore gold sandals and crystal ac-
cessories. Mrs. George B. Higley was
seen in an unusual green taffeta for-
mal with tight bodice, full skirt and
high neck trimmed with a tailored
bow and gold nailheads.
Irene Summerfield, the guest of
John Bunting, '36M, appeared in a
white satin formal which featured a
train and three large red roses at the
waistline. Elizabeth Bell, '36, who
with Charles Knerler, '36, was seen in
a striking crepe formal of dark bril-
liant blue. The color was set off by
rhinestone clips at the shoulders and
a matching rhinestone buckle. Flor-
ence Harper, '36, was seen dancing
with James Cook, '39M. Miss Harper
wore an attractive silk crepe formal
in light green with high neck and cap
sleeves. A lovely white brocaded for-
mal, with a low neckline and full
skirt was worn by Jean Neson, '36.
Hazel Hanlon was also seen on the
To Entertain At
Various Sections Of Club
Schedule Program For
The Faculty Women's Club will
hold a meeting at 2:30 p.m. Wednes-
day, Feb. 26, in the Lydia Mendel-
ssohn Theatre, when the Michigan
Dames will be guests of the former
society. The time, which was for-
m erly scheduled for 3:00 p.m., has
been changed to a half hour earlier.
The program is to be presented
by the various sections of the club,
including the Monday Evening Drama
Section, the Tuesday Play-Reading
Section, Bookshelf and Stage, the
Music Section, the Bibliophiles, the
New-Comers and the Axt Section. The
work of the last named group will be
on exhibition in the lobby of the
League before the meeting.
Those members of the club assist-
ing the hospitality committee are as
follows: Mrs. Alfred White, Mrs. Ira
Smith, Mrs. Russell Hussey, Mrs. W.
W. Bishop, Mrs. C. A. Bradley, Mrs.
G. E. Caruthers, Mrs. F. W. Petersen
and Mrs. Carl Weller. The hostess
committee will also be assisted by
Mrs. William Hindman, presidnint
of the Michigan Dames, Mrs. Lewis
Haines and Mrs. Mentor Williams,
also of the same society.
FIELD TRIP POSTPONED
The sociology field trip, planned by
the Student Christian Association, for
this week-end, has been postponed
to the week-end of Feb. 29-March 1,
because of bad road condition, ac-
cording to William Wilsnack, '37,
Miss Zerbe said.
Juniors trying out for speaking
parts are to come prepared with
ten lines other than poetry according
to Virginia Frink, director. Also jun-
iors desiring singing parts are to be
prepared with some popular song.
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