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FRIDAY, OCT. 9, 1.936


Children's Theatre To Open Season November' 6- -


Margaret Guest
Heads Theatre,
Arts Committee
First Show To Feature
'The Little Princess' By
Frances Burnett
Pierce Will Direct
Tryouts For Presentation
Will Be Held Monday,
Tuesday AtLeague
The Children's Theatre will open
its series of plays on Nov. 6 and 7
with the presentation of "The Little
Princess" by Frances Hodgson Bur-
nett according to an announcement
by Margaret Guest, '37, chairman
of the committee.
Tryouts for the first play will be
held from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday and
Tuesday at the League. All Uni-
versity students interested in dra-
matics are welcome.
Costumes for "The Little Princess"
will be in late 18th century style of
hoops and pantaloons it was an-
nounced by Sarah Pierce, who will
direct the plays this year.
To Be Directed By Sarah Pierce
Miss Pierce has been seen in a
number of roles for both Play Pro-
duction and The Reperatory Players,
including that of the White Queen in
"Alice in Wonderland," Queen Eliza-
beth in "Mary of Scotland" and the
Old Maid in the play by the same
She is at present an assistant in
the speech department and directed
several of the plays presented here
last summer after returning from a
year spent in New York. She is
affiliated with Delta Gamma sorority
and is a member of the class of '35.
The purpose of the Children's
Theatre is to present the favorites of
both children and adults. Fantastic
and brilliant scenery and costumes
carry out the idea of unreality with
which the plays are endowed.
With this purpose in mind the
producers included on their program
last year "Aladdin and His Wonder-~
ful Lamp," "Robinhood" or "The
Queen's Page" and "Alice in Wonder-
'nIas Brinker' To Be Given
Plays presented by the Childrens
Theatre are in cooperation with Play
Production and sponsored by the
Theatre and Arts Committee. The
next play of the series will be "Hans
Brinker," or the "Silver Skates" by
M. M. Dodge to be given Dec. 4 and
5, and the dates for the last play,
which has not yet been announced,
are March 4 and 5. Three perform-
ances are being planned for each
presentation, one mattinee on Fri-
day and two on Saturdays at 1:30
p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Season tickets may be obtained at
the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre at
50 cents for children and $1 for
adults. Individual tickets are 25 and
50 cents. Sale of tickets has not
yet started.
Geraldine Fitzgerald, a student at
the University last year, is now at-
tending Northwestern University. She
is a member of Kappa Alpha Theta
and is in charge of the organization
of the Theta transfers at that insti-
Petitioning for five League com-I
mittees will continue until 5 p.m.
today in the Undergraduate Of-
fice, according to Charlote Rueg-
er, '37, League president. The

committees are merit system,
publicity, social, house reception
and theatre-arts group.
All second semester freshmen
and upperclass women who are
scholastically eligible may peti-
tion for membership on one or
more of these committees.

W.A.A. Sponsors
Women's Golf Club
Sixteen women golfers held a tea
Wednesday at the League for the
purpose of forming a new organiza-
tion, the Pitch and Putt club, under
the sponsorship of the Women's Ath-
letic Association. Mrs. Stuart Hanley
will act as faculty adviser.I
Mary Jane Mueller, '38, golf man-
ager, was chosen president of the new
club, and Stephanie Parfait, '39, was
elected to act as her assistant.
Practice in match play will be
stressed in club activities and mem-
bers plan to play at least once - week,
according to Mrs. Hanley. In a short
talk given just before the close of the
Fnoaosement Of
t) t l )
Betty Servis Is
Made nown
Of interest to students on campus
is the engagement of Betty Servis to
Mark B. Coventry, which was an-
nounced recently by her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Howard H. Servis of De-
troit. Mr. Coventry is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. William A. Coventry of
Miss Servis attended the Newman
School, Kingswood and the University
and was graduated from the Kath-
arine Gibbs School in Boston. While
on this campus she was a pledge of
Collegiate Sorosis.
Mr. Coventry is a member of Phi
Kappa Psi and Nu Sigma Nu and he
held a post on the varsity hockey
team. He is a senior in the Univer-
sity Medical School.
Miss Servis is the sister of Jane
Servis, '36, former president of the
Pan-Hellenic Association.
Wedding Takes Place
The marriage of Elizabeth Cole
Beardsley, Spec., to Baker L. G. Bry-
ant, '38, on Sept. 5 has been an-
nounced by Mrs. Ava D. Beardsley of
Columbus, 0., the mother of the
bride. The ceremony took place at
the Indianola Church of Christ at
Mr. Bryant is a member of Phi
Kappa Psi fraternity and the Varsity
swimming team. Mr. and Mrs. Bry-
ant are living at the home of Mr. Bry-
ant's parents on Baldwin.

Week-End Plans
Are Announced
y Fraternities
Qeveii Houses Will 1101(1

New Woolens Help.
Baffled Coeds Solve
Clothing Problems
Dress problems of this "in between"
season, when it's too warm for a coat,
have been particularly trying to any

Dr. Yi-Fang Wo
Will Speak At
Big Ten Dinner
Plans have been completed by the

Informal Dances After co-ed. These have been adequately Chinese Club for the informal Big
cared for by campus dress shops, and Ten dinner to be held at 7 p.m. to-
Football Game the r morrow in the Grand Rapids room of
theyare now featuring attractive
Although everyone is still busy 1 woolens for just this purpose. the League.
with rushing activities many of the Fur trim has gained a high place According to Vung Yuin Ting, '39M,
fraternities are holding dances to- of popularity, with leather trim run- president of the club, the dinner will
morrow night after the football game. a e nrcommemorate the 25th anniversary
Alpha Kappa Kappa, medical fra- latest feuead inidentall e of the foundation of the Chinese Re-
ternity, will hold a closed radio dance, appear on most any icdtal they public. It is called the Big Ten be-
according to Edward Nell, '37M. cause the date falls on the 10th day
Cacongstewar llbe3Dr. One of the shops on State Street of the 10th month of the year.
Chaperones for the affair will be Dr. has the latest in simple knit suits,
and Mrs. Ivan Thompson and Dr.I Dr. Yi-Fang Wo, an alumna of the
and Mrs. A. E. Heustis, Jr. either two or three pieces. These University, who is visiting in Ann
andMr. A E Hests, r.dresses are made of Kashmoor, re- '

Radio Dance To Be Given
A radio dance will also be given by
Alpha Omega fraternity. It will be
chaperoned by Mr. and Mrs. G. B.
Mollan and Dr. and Mrs. L. J Gal-
in, according to Martin Naemark,
'37, social chairman of the house
Daniel Siegel, '38, is in charge of.
the informal dance to be held at the
Phi Beta Delta house. Mr. and Mrs.
Benjamin Fishman and Mr. and
Mrs. Bertram Marks will chaperon.
Phi Chi will hold a closed radior
dance, according to Kenneth Beach,
'38M. Dr. and Mrs. Spence Wager
and Dr. and Mrs. W. S. Perham will
be the chaperones for the dance.
Football Dances Are Featured
Phi Kappa Psi will hold their sec-
ond football dance of t-he year. Dr.
H. B. Calderwood and Dr. Dan Mc-
Gill will be the chaperones, according
to Charles Haines, '37, social chair-
man of the house.
Seymour Golden, '37, social chair-
man of Phi Sigma Delta has an-
nounced that they will hold an in-
formal dance at the house after the

sembling the cashmere knits, and are
found in the most exquisite fall
shades. A sheer wool aroma is made
up into a two way dress in three dis-
tinct styles. They may be worn
either as tuck-ins or over-blouses and
all have contrasting velveteen trim
--one particularly attractive is in
black with red trim.
Another shop has some fascinating
new fabrics as well as fashions. A
suede cloth of chamois biege-that
doesn't mar-was made into an at-
tractive dress with simple lines with a
touch of green leather trim on the
pockets and belt. A dressier wool in
the new bronzine green is trimmed
with gray krimmer fur lapels.
game. Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Zwerd-
ling and Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Jaffee
will chaperon.
There will be a tea dance and buffet
supper at the Phi Sigma Kappa
house after the game, according to
Arthur Ricker, '38 Mr. and Mrs.
Charles McCaffree and Mr. and Mrs.
Cecil Creal .will be the chaperones

Arbor, will deliver the principal ad-
dress. Prof. J. Raleigh Nelson, coun-
selor to foreign students, will also be
a featured speaker.
The patrons and patronnesses who
have been invited are: President and
Mrs. Alexander G. Ruthven, Dean
and Mrs. Joseph A. Bursley, Dean and
Mrs. Clarence S. Yoakum, Dean Alice
Last Tryouts For
Jiders To Be Today
Any women interested in trying out
for Crop and. Saddle, the official
women's riding club, are asked to re-
port at 2 or 3 p.m. today to Barbour
Gymnasium dressed in riding clothes,
according to Eleanor French, '39,
women's riding manager.
All interested are urged to come
out and if it is impossible to come
at the stated hours, to call Miss
French at 7117 for further informa-




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