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MIUD- , MARCHT 6, 152)6


Sophomore Class To Hold Annual Dance Tonight In Union B


Women Have
2:30 Late Hour
For Soph Prom
John McLean And Rebecca
Bursley To Be Leaders
Of Grand March
Rebecca Bursley, '39, and John Mc-
Lean will lead the grand march at the
Soph Prom to be held tonight in the
Union Ballroom. The dance is an
annual affair given by the members of
the sophomore class.
Chairmen Name Guests
Eleanor Heckathorn and Edward
Replogle, co-chairmen of the orches-
tra committee will attend the dance
together. Lee Moore, ticket chairman
will escort Marjorie Hall of Grand
Rapids. Beverly Bendall will come
from Midland to attend with Carl
Gerstacker, chairman of publicity.
Marjory Coe will be escorted by Don
Meyers and Margaret Ferries will
go with Targy Grimstad. Miss Coe
and Miss Ferries are co-chairmen
of the decoration committee. Joan
Wentz, chairman of patrons will at-
tend with Joe White, '36E.
Hlerbie Kay to Play
Herbie Kayand his orchestra will
play for the dance. They have just
finished a requested return engage-
ment at the Edgewater Beach Hotel
in Chicago. All the members of Kay's
orchestra are fraternity men and they
have played in many college towns.
Herbie Kay is a recent graduate.
Shirley Lloyd will appear as a fea-
tured soloist with the band.
Late permission has been granted
to the women students attending the
dance. Closing hours will be 2:30
The orchestra pit will be decorated
in red and silver. A silver backdrop
with huge red numerals will be fea-
tured. The programs are of poly-
chrome with a cut out silhouette of a
girl and boy against the moon. The
full moon tonight is the inspiration
for the program theme.
Announce Date
F o r Assembly
Office Petitions
Jnipiors May Apply For
President; Sophomores
For Other Positions
Petitioning for officers of Assembly,
campus organization for non-affiliat-
ed women, will take place from. Mon-
day through Friday of next week,
Maureen Kavanagh, '36, president,
stated in a meeting yesterday. Times
for interviews will be announced later.
Offices to be filled are president,
vice-president, secretary and treas-
urer for next year. Applications for
the office of president will be ac-
cepted only from juniors while both
sophomores and freshmen may peti-
tion for the other three positions.
The president has a special duty in
managing the annual Assembly Ball
in addition to her more general work.
Miss Kavanagh announced that a
change will be made in the constitu-
tion regarding the method of select-
ing representatives from dormitories
and League houses. A committee
was appointed to consider the ques-
tion and propose the necessary
amendment at the next regular meet-
ing. Angel Maliszewski, '38, Helen
Jesperson, '38, Virginia Swift, '36,
and Gail Wellwood, '38, make up
this committee.
The Assembly organization, which
has been in existence for two years,
sponsors as its two main events,

the Banquet, given during the first
semester, and the Ball which will be
held March 13 at the League.
Little Symphony To Give1
Radio Program Today
The Little Symphony Orchestra,
which is making a trip through the
south will give a program over the
National Broadcasting System from
Station W.B.T., Charlotte, N.C., at
10 p.m. today.
The Little Symphony, under the di-
rection of Mr. Thor Johnson, is com-
posed of 15 students who play firsta
chair instruments in the University
Symphony Orchestra. They have vis-
ited Oklahoma, Texas, Alabama and
North Carolina. They will arrive here
Sunday, March 8.
F: . NEN

Will Lead March

To Open'Robin
Hood And The
Queen's Pare'
Second Children's Theatre
Play Will Be Presented
At 3:30 P.M. Today
The second of the Children's
Theatre productions, "Robin Hood
and the Queen's Page," directed by
Miss Virginia Frink, will be presented
at 3:30 p.m. today and 1:30 and 3:30
p m. tomorrow in the Lydia Mendel-
ssohn Theatre.
Dorothy Ohrt, '37, and Fr eeric
Shaffmaster, Grad., will take im-
portant roles as Queen and King.
Teddy Maier, a grade school pupil
and son of Guy Maier, will play the
leadng part of Sir Richard. Don
Brackett, '36. has been ch,-gn to take
the role of Bishop, and Frank Rol_
linger, '36SM, Robin Hood.
Cast Members

Petitioning Has Been Adopted.
In Revised W.A.A. Constitution,


Other members of
nounced yesterday

the cast an-
include Fred

Sponsors Hold
Tea For Alpha
Gamma Delta
The patronesses of Alpha Gamma
Delta sorority entertained the active
members, the alumnae and the
pledges at a tea from 3 to 5 p.m.
yesterday in the Ethel Fountain Hus-
sey Room of the League.
The patronesses are Mrs. Walter L.
Badger, Mrs. William D. Baten, Mrs.
Ralph H. Curtiss, Mrs. Walter B.
Ford, Mrs. Louis M. Eich, Mrs. Grov-
er C. Grismore, Mrs. Louis W. Keel-
er and Mrs. Bennett Weaver.
Dean Alice C. Lloyd, Mrs. Byrl
Bacher, Miss Ethel McCormick, Miss
Jeanette Perry, Mrs. Walter E. Moore
and Mrs. Lucile Chapin were invited
to pour. Other guests were Mrs.
Alexander G.kRuthven, Mrs. Clar-
ence S. Yoakum, Mrs. Shirley W.
Smith, Mrs. James D. Bruce, Mrs.
Edward H. Kraus, Mrs. James B. Ed-
monson, Mrs. Emil Lorch, Mrs. J. E.
Beal, Mrs. Albert Furstenberg, Mrs.
Louis Hopkins, Dr. Margaret Bell and
Mrs. Lucile Conger.
The following officers have been
elected for next semester: president,
Fanny Wilder, '37; first vice-presi-
dent, Virginia Gwinner, '37; second
vice-president, Pauline Knudson, '39;
recording secretary, Grace Senkus,
'37; treasurer, Margaret Johnson, '39;
rushing chairman, Margaret Carlson,
'38; and social chairman, Ona Thorn-j
ton, '37.
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James, '38, Charles Maxwell, '37,
Vaudie Vandenberg, '36, Abraham
Silver, '37SM, Ross MacPherson, '36,
Marguerite Creighton, '37SM, Leon-
ard Kasle, '36, Robert Uslair, '37,
Robt. L. Tornello, '39M, Geraldina
Elliott, Grad., and George Sipprell,
Four other grade school pupils,
Annie Kunsle, Shirley Mattern, Ann
Hackett, and Nancy McKaye, will
play the parts of ladies of the court.
In the mob scene are Mary Jane At-
lee, '38, Jean Finklestein, '37, Leon-
ard Kasle, Mildred Olson, '37Ed, Ed-
ith Chubb, '38, Marjorie Coe, '38,
Marcello Madison, '38, Morlye Baer,
'37 and Milton Halliday, '36.
Male Parts Predominate
Children's Theatre productions are
presented by casts composed of Uni-
versity students, grammar school
children and townspeople. Male parts
are predominant in the cast of "Rob-
in Hood and the Queen's Page." The
stage settings for the play have been
designed by Oren Parker.
Children from the grade schools
have been given the chance of seeing
the play through donations given by
fraternities and sororities and private
contributors during a drive put on by
the Theatre Arts Committee. Tickets
for the production are on sale at the
box office of the Lydia Mendelssohn+
Theatre. The price is 25 cents for
children and 50 cents for adults.

In accordance with the change in
the constitution of W.A.A. concerning
the election of Board members, peti-
tioning has been adopted. This fol-
lows the example of the League, which
has used this method successfully for
one year. The board consists of
W.A.A. executive officers, and the
sports managers.
The change in the constitution con-
cerns Article 6, the Election of Board
Members. Sections 2, 3 and 4 have
been changed so that the Article now
reads as follows:
"Article 6 -Election for Board
Members. Section 2. Petitions for
sport managerships and executive of-
fices shall be circulated through the
House Athletic Managers and the
central office two weeks before ap-
pointments are to be made.
Offices Petitioned
"A person may petition for an ex-
ecutive office and a sport manager-
ship, for two executive offices, or for
two sport managerships. To petition
for president, a person must have
served one year on the board and
be of second semester junior stand-
ing at the time of petitioning. A
person may hold only one office dur--
ing a given year. Section 3. The ap-
pointments of executive offices shall
be made one week before the date
of the Installation Banquet.
"These appointments shall be made
by a committee composed of two fac-
ulty members and the senior board.!
At least one faculty member will be
from the department of physical edu-
"Appointments shall be made by a
three-fourths majority of the com-
"In case of an even niumber of
committee members, the president
shall appoint another member from
the Board to sit on the Committee.
"Section. 4. Sports managers shall
be appointed the day following the
appointment of officers.
"The manager for each sport shall
be appointed by the present manager
and the faculty adviser for that
Other Changes
Article VIII, Amendments, has been
changed, also, and reads as follows,
"This constitution may be amended
by a two-thirds vote of the members
of the Board. The section or sections,
amended shall be posted on the
W.A.A. Bulletin Board and be pub-
lished in the Daily.",
Petitioning will begin March 16 and
end March 28. The new board will be
announced during the week of April 2.
Any person who has participated in

any activity of W.A.A. may apply for
any of the minor executive offices and
all the sports managerships. For
W.A.A. president, the applicant must
be a second semester junior and have
served on the W.A.A. board for oneI
Other executive positions open are
vice-president, secretary, treasurer,
intramural manager, point recorder,
and correspondent for the American
Federation of College Women.
All Sports included
Sport managerships open include
archery, badminton, basketball, bowl-
ing, dancing, fencing, golf, field
hockey, ice hockey, outdoor sports,
combined ping pong and basketball,
riding, rifle, swimming and tennis.
As the Constitution explains, a girl
may petition for both an executive
position and a sports managership,
or for two executive positions or for
two sports managerships, but she
must name them in the order of pref-
erence and can hold only one posi-
The duties connected with the po-
sitions are as follows: The W.A.A.
president generally conducts all meet-
ings of the Board, appoints commit-
tees and is generally responsible for
all activities of the association.
Penny Carnival Chairman
The vice-president is social chair-
man and also general chairman of
Penny Carnival. The secretary con-
ducts all the regular correspondence
of the Association and keeps the min-
utes for all Board meetings.
The treasurer is responsible for all
the funds of the Association and keeps
Sthe minutes for all Board ineetines
and is also finmnee ci:i m iri i; or'I nny
Sports managership deities entail
the organization and adminisruauon
of the sport with the help of a Fac-
ulty adviser. And the responsibility
for any social function held during
her season.
The intramural manager meets sea-
sonally with the athletic managers
from each house and carries on In-
tramural activities with the assist-
ance of the heads of the sports and
her house managers.
The points recorder keeps record
of all points earned in W.A.A. activ-
ities and at the end of the year eval-
uates them for League credits. The
American Federation of College
Women correspondent sends news of
the Association to a national office
and is also responsible for a poster

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Platonic Academy
Is Topic of Talks
A discussion of the Platonic Acad-
emy in Florence was heard by the
members of Phi Tau Alpha at 8 p.m.
yesterday in the League.
There were four speakers: Mary
Raft, '37, talked about Gemistos; Ed-
mond Borgioli, '37, about Ficino;
Rolfe Haatvedt, Grad., concerning
Pico Della Mirandola; and the fourth
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