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November 14, 1936 - Image 5

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AY, NOV. 14,1939?


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Theatre Group
Appoints Heads
For Production
Sarah Pierce, Jean Keller
Rewrite 'Hans Brinker'
For Presentation
Large Cast Is Needed
Children From Ann Arbor
Will Take Roles In Play
To Be Given Dec. 4, 5
Five, committee heads were chos-
en at the special meeting yesterday
afternoon at the League for those in-
terested in working on the produc-
tion staff of the play, "Hans Brinker
or the Silver Skates," which Chil-
ren's Theatre will present Dec. 4
a d 5
Jeanne Stearnes, '39, and Thelma
Teschendorf, Spec., are in charge of
costume and designing. Marjorie Coe,
'40, heads the program committee;
Florence Freeman, '37, the box office
committee, and Margaret Anne
Ayres, '38, is in charge of tickets.
Although her cast has not yet
been officially announced, ,50 have
been chosen from the 125 persons
'Who attended tryouts for the play
which were held last week, Sarah
Pierce, director, announced.
Childre To Act.
About half the roles in the pro-
auction will be taken by children
chosen from those living in Ann Ar-
bor, Miss Pierce said. The unusually
large size of the cast is due in part
to the mob scene in which over 40
will take part.
The play has been dramatized for
this presentation by Miss Pierce and
Jean Keller, Grad., from the novel
of the same name by M. M. Dodge.
Miss Keller wrote the Junior Girls'
Play given by the class of '35 of
which she was a member, and she
was the winner of the Hopwood Prize
:or drama in 1935. She spent last
winter in New York with Miss Pierce
and is at present assistant social di-
rector of Mosher Hall.
Sarah Pierce To Direct
Miss Pierce directed the Freshman
Project last year and is now an as-
sistant in the speech department ihn
which she is working for her master's
degree. She was a prominent 'mem-
ber of the cast of the 1934 Junior
Girls' Play and has been chosen by
Hope Hartwig, '38, general chairman,
to direct this year's production of
that class. While an undergraduate
Miss Pierce was active in Play Pro-
duction. She has been a member of
the Michigan Repertory Players dur-
ing the past three summer sessions.
Anyone interested in the Children's
Theatre work whether in actually
taking part in the play or aiding in
the production of it was eligible to
tryout as the casts of these plays
include persons not connected with
the University as well as students.]
The Children's Theatre affords an]
opportunity for children as well as
adults to act.-
Betsy Barbour
Will Entertain
With Reception
Betsy Barbour will entertain more
than 350 guests at a formal recep-
tion to be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sun-
day in honor of Mrs. John A. Bryant
of Grosse Pointe, who is the newv
member of the Betsy Barbour board.
Frances Everard, '38, social chairman
of the dormitory, will be in charge

of all arrangements. Decorations for
the affair will be palms and pink
In the receiving line will be Mrs.'
Harry Boyd Earhart, Mrs. John A.
Byrant, Dean Alice C. Lloyd, Mrs.'
Edward L. Adams, Miss Vera How-
ard, Miss Ann Vardon, director of the
dormitory, and Betty Roura this
year's president. Also assisting in
the living 'room will be Mrs. Byrl F.
Bacher, Miss Jeannette Perry, Miss
Ethel McCormick, Mrs. Martha L.
Ray, Mrs. Joseph M. Parsons, Mrs.
Florence L. Preston, Miss Edith Bar-
nard, Mrs. Herbert F. Taggart, Mrs.
Wilber R. Humphreys and Mrs.
Charles A. Sink.
Those presiding at the tea tables
will be Mrs. Junius E. Beal, Mrs.
Edward H. Kraus, Miss Mercy Hayes,

New Evening, Afternoon Coat Styles Are Shown

- Associatedi Press Photo
Black velvet accented by white is still popular for evenig coats. This
,one has a short standing collar and sleeves which are puffed at the
shoulder. Afternoon coats are light and dark accessories are worn with
them. This coat is of swagger length and sports a high standing collar
arnd many buttons.
En ish Women Seek College
Education Purely For Career

Foreign Group
Is Invited To
Annual Dinner
Thanksgiving Celebration
Will Be Held In Union
Ballroom Nov. 25
Plans for the annual international
dinner have been announced by Prof.
J. Raleigh Nelson, counselor to for-}
eign students. All students from for-
eign countries and territorial posses-
sions of the United States have re-
ceived invitations to attend the din-
ner which will be held at 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 25, in the Union
This dinner is held each year on
Thanksgiving eve by the University
as a community expression of inter-
national friendship to the countries
represented by the various foreign
Etudents who attend. It is also
planned in such a manner as to give
the foreign group an idea of the typ-
ical celebration of the American
Organizations To Assist
Organizations which assist Profes-.
sor Nelson with arrangements are:
the League, the Rotary Club, the
Union, the University Glee Club and
the young people's organizations of
the Ann Arbor churches of all de-
nominations. The decoration scheme,
which is always a surprise, is de-
signed and worked out by Professor
Nelson and L. L. Woodworth of the
architectural firm of Loree and
Hosts and hostesses who will serve
the dinner at small tables are:
Dean and Mrs. Clare Griffen, Dean
and Mrs. Edward H. Kraus, Dean and
Mrs. Alfred H. Lovell, Dean and Mrs.
Herbert Sadler and Dean and Mrs.
Clarence S. Yoakum.
Hosts Are Announced
Prof. H. C. Anderson, Mrs. Shep-
ard, Prof. and Mrs. C. O. Carey,
Prof. and Mrs. George Carrothers,
Prof. and Mrs. Heber D. Curtis, Prof.
Edwin C. Goddard, Mrs. Bryl Fox
Bacher, Prof. and Mrs. R. B. Hall,
Prof. and Mrs. Joseph Hayden, Prof.
and Mrs. Louis P. Hopkins, Prof. and
Mrs. Howard B. Lewis, Prof. and Mrs.
Earl Moore, Prof. and Mrs. Jesse S.
Reeves, Prof. and Mrs. W. Carl Rufus,
Prof. and Mrs. Malcolm Soule and
Prof. and Mrs. John Sundwall.
Other faculty members who will
act as hosts and hostesses are: Dr,
and Mrs. E. W. Blakeman, Dr. and'
Mrs. Dean W. Myers, Dr. and Mrs.
Peter Okkelberg, Dr. and Mrs. Charles
A. Sink, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin De
Graff, Mr. and Mrs. Emory Hyde, Mr.
and Mrs. Wilfred Shaw, Mr. and Mrs.
Ira Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Shirley
Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Carlton
Pastors of the various Ann Arbor
churches and other faculty members
who are interested in the project will

List Of Patrons
Ainounced For
Engineers' Ball

Tickets, On
May Now
At Many

General Sale,
Be Purchased

Patrons and patronesses for the
annual Engineering Ball to be given
from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, Nov. 20,'
in the Union Ballroom have been an-
nounced by James H. Walker, '37E,
general chairman.
Dean and Mrs. Joseph A. Bursley,
Dean and Mrs. Charles T. Olmsted,
Prof. and Mrs. Herbert C. Sadler,
Prof. and Mrs. Benjamin F. Bailey,
Prof. and Mrs. Edward L. Eriksen and
Prof. and Mrs. Clarence F. Kessler
are among the patrons and patron-
esses for the dance.
Prof. and Mrs. Edward M. Bragg,
Prof. and Mrs. Lewis M. Gram, Prof.
and Mrs. Milton J. Thompson, Prof.
and Mrs. Clair Upthegrove, Prof. and
Mrs. Axel Marin and Prof. Henry C.
Anderson will also act in that ca-
Tickets, now on general sale to all
students on campus, may be obtained
at the Union, Wahr's Book Store, and
Ulrich's Book Store in addition to the
lobby of the East Engineering Build-
ing and the second floor of the West
Engineering Building, according to
Walker. The tickets are priced at $2.
Austin Wylie and his NBC orches-
tra will furnish the music for danc-
ing. Wylie has appeared at the Book-
Cadillac and Tuller hotels in Detroit
and is heard regularly over the air.
The Engineering Ball is not to be
confused with the Slide Rule dance,
another annual formal affair given
by students of the college. The ball,
inaugurated last year, proved such a
success that it is planned to make it
an annual event, Walker stated. The
dance is sponsored by the council
of the College of Engineering.
assist the hosts and hostesses. Com-
mittees from the League and the
Union will aid in receiving and plac-
ing the guests.
Because of the fact that an intri-
cate seating chart is arranged, res-
ervations for the dinner must be
made on or before Wednesday, a week
preceding the dinner. There is no
charge for the dinner, according to
Professor Nelson.
Gamma Phi Beta sorority will hold
open house after the Northwestern
game today.

Library Of League Second League Paper
Adds To Collection Makes Its Appearance
The second issue of the "League
The League Library has added an- Lantern" official publication of the
The eage Lbray hs adedan-Loague Publicity Committee, made its
other collection of books to its shelves, appearance yesterday,.
including drama, fiction, poems and The paper was devoted especially
biography. to the Panhellenic Association. Each
Carl Sandburgs new book of poetry, month hereafter the publication will
"The People, Yes", and Cornelia Otis have a principal theme and several
Skinner's latest collection of mono- articles in the "Lantern" will be de-
logues "Excuse It Please" are includ- voted to this idea.

Student's Informal Manner
Makes Good Impression
On EnglishVisitor
American college women are not
nearly so interested in athletics as
their English cousins, according to
Miss Edna Lind, instructor of botany
at the University of Sheffield, Eng-
land, who has been touring the Unit-
ed States since she landed in Boston
early in August and who recently
spent a week in the botany depart-
ment of the University here.
First of all, she pointed out, they
do not participate in sports as much,
although they. have excellent facili-
ties for this. Miss Lind explained her
point by saying that one afternoon
a week, Wednesday afternoon, was
left open for sport matches at Shef-
field, and so great was the interest
that few classes were held at that
time. "Hockey is especially popular,"
she claimed. "In fact, almost every
woman owns a hockey stick in much
the same manner that an American
woman has a tennis racquet."
Another interesting feature she
brought out was the way that a col- ;
lege education for women was general
here. The few women who take it up
in England, she stated, usually go on
with a career, seldom marrying, while
here college often seems to be looked
on as a marrying mart and women
mix a career with marriage.
Debating is one of the more popular
recreations in Sheffield, while it oc-
cupies a much less prominent po-
sition here. Certain evenings a week
are set aside for it in Sheffield and a.
Sororities Will Form
Bowling League Soon'
A sorority bowling league will be
organized within a week or two, ac-
cording to Miss Dorothy Beise, wom-
en's faculty bowling advisor.
At present the bowling alleys in the
basement of the W.A.A. building are
open from 4 to 6 p.m. and from 7 to
9 p.m. during the week. The price is
five cents per game for women stu-;
dents in the afternoon and ten cents
in the evening. For men the price
is 15 cents at all times. Non-students
may bowl for 15 cents per game, or
12 games for $1.50.

larger part of the sudents partici- I
pate than do here.
Classes and activities are held on
a different basis, she pointed out, at
least as far as time goes. Hours for
classes are from 8 a.m. to noon, 1 to
3 p.m. and 4 to 5 p.m., leaving an
hour for lunch and one for tea. From
5 to 7 p.m. the different societies meet
and discuss their problems, rather
than dong it throughout the day as
is customary here, and dinner is
served at 8 p.m. There is more par-
ticipation in outside activities here
than in Sheffield, she said.
Classes are attended more to attain
practical knowledge than to obtain
culture, and the standards on the
average are higher. High school di-
plomas are not given ,and college en-
trance examinations partially fill this
She was especially interested in the
attitude of the college women at a
dance. After attending the Martha
Cook dance, she spoke of the social
poise of the women here as bringing
their escorts to be introduced to the
dormitory directress.
SIosson Will Speak
To Guild on Peace
Prof. Preston W. Slosson of the
history department will address mem-
bers of the Roger Williams Guild of
the Baptist church Sunday night on
the subject "Peace or Truce." Pro-
fessor Slosson will be the main
speaker in a series of programs on
peace sponsored by the guild. He has
made a special study of the present
causes of friction andnincreasing ar-
maments in Europe and is noted for'
his full and accurate information on
national current events.
Robert Bennett, '39, is in charge of
the program and Robert Small, '38, is!
general chairman of the series. A so-
cial hour with refreshments will be
held following the address. All in-
terested in the subject are invited to
Phi Sigma Sigma
An open-house will be held at the
Phi Sigma Sigma house immediately
after the game today, according to
Sally Leavitt, '37, social chairman.
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