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Large Crowd
To Be Present
At Easter Ball
Proceeds Of Dance To Go
To Charity; Subscription pi
Dinner Is Planned sy
More than 200 couples are expected un
to attend the annual Easter Ball to be St
held in the Union ballroom from 9:30 M

ushin g Systems Found Unsatisfactory

Independents Will Choose
Two Active Members To
Assembly Board

The Ann Arbor Independent Wom
en, a newly-organized group of Uni
versity women living in private home
and interested in extracurricular ac
tivities, was recognized at the As
sembly meeting held yesterday in th
League.
Two representatives, to be activ
members of theAssembly board, wer
given to the new group in answe
to a petition presented by Fnlorec
McConkey, '38A, president. The rep-
resentatives will be elected by th
new organization at a mass meeting
to be held in the near future, Miss
McConkey said, adding that about 8
women are in the group.
Name Other Officers
The other oficers of the Ann Ar-
bor Independent Women besides Miss
McConkey are Elizabeth Notley, '39
secretary, and Dorothy Novy, '38
treasurer. Miss Novy is also chair-
man of the membership committee
which consists of Mary Katherine
Burns, '39, Ellen Cole, '38, Barbara
Summers, '40, and Hilda VanTuyl,
'40.
A new insignia was introduced at
the meeting and was accepted by a
unanimous vote. Helen Jesperson,
'38, president of Assembly, praised
the idea and said the emblem would
appear on all future Assembly occa-
sions in the way of decorations and
on the programs, place cards and
leaflets of the organization. The in-
signia was chosen by the Assembly
representatives from a group of five
sketches which were designed by
Berta Knudson, '38A, and Miss Mc-
Conkey. The idea of the insignia
was introduced at the recent As-
sembly Ball where it furnished the
motif of decorations.
Executive Committee Planned
Joanne Kimmell, '38, was appoint-
ed to head a committee which will
make plans for an executive group,
to become a new part of the As-
sembly organization. The positions
on the committee will probably be
filled by petition, Miss Jesperson said,
adding that the petitions will be
made in the fall after the Assembly
house elections.
Dinner For New
Athletic Board
Members Held
Performing their last function of
office, the mmbers of the 1936-37
board of the Women's Athletic As-
sociation held a dinner for the new
members of the board last night in
the committee room at the W.A.A.
Building.
An informal discussion took place
before the dinner, which began at 6
p.m. Kate Landrum, '37, president for
the past year, gave a short talk fol-
lowing the dinner and conducted the
candlelight service at which the new
executive officers and sports manag-
ers took their vows to the organiza-
tion.
Mary Johnson, '38, new W.A.A.
president concluded the evening's
ceremonies by a short talk to the
members of the new board in which
she explained the various objects for
the 1937-38 school year and stressed
the different methods of sportspar-
ticiption.
Miss Marie Hartwig, faculty ad-
viser of the board read a message
to the new board from Dr. Margaret
Bell.
Easter Dance At Chapel
To Be Held By Students
The Catholic students will hold an
Easter dance at 8 p.m. today in the
auditorium of St. Mary's Chapel. All
students and their friends are invited
to attend.
The committee in charge of the
affair includes Virginia Kreighoff,
'38, Theresa Jaycox, '37, Virginia
Rapp, '37, Angeleine Maliszewski, '38,

and Elizabeth Durfee, '37. Others
are Edmund DeVine, '37, Fred Co-
lombo, '38, Richard Goldcamp, '37,
and Walter Conlon, '37E.
Bill Sawyer's orchestra will play
for the dance and women have been
granted premission until 11 p.m. to
attend. The admission will be 25
cents per person.
CHI OMEGA
Chi Omega announces the pledging
of Mary Mooney, '39, of Olean, N. Y.

. The perenially-popular redingote
is being made this season with
wide, padded shoulders and long,
fitted lines. It is particularly fa-
vred by fashion because one's new
spring dresses are shown to ad-
vantage beneath it. For dressy oc-
casions, perky turbans with cir-
cular veils are worn with it.
Universty Librar y
Offers Emily Post
A La 1781 V ersion
Any Michigan woman who wants
to brush up on the finer points of
etiquette can find valuable aid in
the general -library, where there are
16 books on etiquette for ladies and
more on related subjects. The
"Ladies' Hand-book and Manual of
Politeness" is addressed to "any of
the fair sex who deem it important
to become graceful in deportment
and attractive in manner as well as
intelligent and accomplished." It
offers advice on everything from
marriage to preservation and im-
provement of beauty.
Michigan women might also be
interested in the "Ladies' Friend,"
which claims to be a treatise on the
virtues and qualificatrions which are
the brightest ornaments of their fair
sex and render them most agreeable
to the sensible part of mankind. This
bdok, published in 1781, treats not
only the lighter things of life, such
as dress, diversions, love and gal-
lantry, but it deals also with studies
fit for women, and advises them "not
to meddle with abstract sciences and
weighty investigations. They may,
however, be allowed to improve their
intellects by a little study."
Graduates To Hear
Prof. Riegel Speak
Prof. John W. Riegel of the eco-
nomics department will be the
speaker at the graduate students
luncheon to be held at noon today in
the Russian Tea Room of the League.
"Public Policy Toward Strikes,"
will be the subject of Dr. Riegel, who
is associate professor of industrial
relations and director of the Bureau
of Industrial Relations. Special em-
phasis will be given to recent events
in the talk. All graduate students
are welcome at these meetings which
are held weekly.
Members Of Music
Committee Announced
The music committee for the 1937
Freshman Project was announced re-
cently by Barbara Telling, chairman.
Members of the music committee in-
clude Helen Brady, Ruth Chatard,
Katharine Cross, Gwendolyn Dunlop,
Elizabeth Emswiler, Marian Fergu-
son, Jane Jewett, Jane Nussbaum,
Louisa Penny, Mary Alice Quick, and
Betty stadelman.
KAPPA DELTA
Kappa Delta announces the pledg-
ing of Wanda Jennings, '40, of Peoria,
Ill., and Roberta Meyers, '40, of De-
troit.

p.m. to 1:30 a.m. today, according to
Mrs. Theophil Klingman, general
chairman of the dance.j
The formal ball, which is given an-
nually by the League of St. Andrew's
Episcopal church, will be held to raise
money for charity. Bob Steinle and
his band will play for the dance. A
subscription dinner has been planned
for the members of the central com-
mittee to be served at the Union pre-
vious to the dance for $1.
In addition to the dancing in the
ballroom, there will be a supper
served from 11:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
in the small ballroom. Those who
will preside at the supper are Mrs.
Henry Lewis, Mrs. R. Bishop Canfield,
Mrs. Allen S. Whitney and Mrs.
Geoige P. McCallum.
Decorations for the ball will con-
sist of yellow calla lilies grouped in
the center of the supper tables, which
will be arranged to form a Roman
cross. Square candles will complete
the decorations.
Mrs. Klingman will be assisted by
Mrs. Ralph Aigler, chairman of the
music, Mrs. William Giefel, publicity
chairman, Mrs. C. T. Olmstead, sup-
per chaiiman, Mrs. Mack Stuart,
ticket chairman and Mrs. A. C. Fur-'
stenberg, chairman of the patrons
and patronesses.
Mosher Tea Dance
To Be Held Today
Mosher Hall will hold a tea dance
for residents in Mosher and Jordan
Halls from 4:30 to 5 p.m., today, ac-
cording to Marion Cannon, '37, who
is in charge.
Mrs. Martha L. Ray and Miss Jean
Keller will act as hostesses. Miss
Kathleen Hamm, Miss Maxine Boone,
and Miss Ruth Barret will asist
;hem. Mrs. Harry B. Phelps, Mrs. U.
R. Loranger, and Mrs. Warren L.
Wallace will pour.
Dancing will be in the drawing
room and tea will be served in the
radio room. The tea table will be
decorated with pink roses and ivory
candles.
Colorful Hats Top
New Spring Suits
In Giddy Manner
Cap the climax this spring with a
new bonnet. Suits were made espe-
cially' for the hats it seems, because
this spring's campus toppers are in-
dividual.
The predominant style is called a
"roller," meaning that the small, soft
brim is rolled and then bounded with
a ribbon of matching or contrasting
shade. The crown is shallow, so that
the hat may rest lightly on the top
of the head. Instead of the usual
feather there are stitchings on the
side, which are called feather stitch-
ings. Don't worry about matching
you're outfit because this particular
style comes in 38 different shades.
There are also other equally at-
tractive styles with descriptive
names, such as the "up 'n up,' a small
off-the-face hat tied with a contrast-
ing ribbon which runs along the base
of the crown and along the peak of
the brim.
Just a word as to shades: the new-
est ones are as devastating as they
sound. Some are the new thistle, a
dull rose, which goes with anything,
a shade called red-earth, which is a
shade darker than british-tan, or
"sailor's aqua" a lovely pastel blue
green.
So with all these intriguing new
styles and shades hold your head
high.
ALPHA CHI OMEGA
Members of Alpha Chi Omega
elected the following officers for the
new year: president, Margaret Cur-

ry, '38; vice-president, Laura Spen-
cer, '37; rushing chairman, Phyllis
Bauer, '38; house manager, Jean
Steere, '38; treasurer, Nancy Hul-
wick, '39.

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By hARRIET POMEROY have not tried it in the last 10 years. nothing better has been found. They Secondly, to aignify the indivdduel
General dissatisfaction with their At the University of Texas they have never tried deferred rushing be- Acquaint Pledges
esent rushing systems was the out- have three full days of rushing be- cause it would be too detrimental to fraternity by giving them-
anding result of a survey conducted fore registration with the bids given the houses which count on pledges tunity to base invitation to member-
andinghesult of asrveyhnrued fore dy ter registration.witht s gn to complete filling them in the fall. j ship on real acquaintance and friend-
y The Daily of rushing rules of out the day after registration. Mrs. Although they anticipate no change shpahrta is perne
niversities throughout the United Kathleen Bland, assistant dean of the ushin te onge ship, rather than first appearance.
Cates which can be compared to women, went on to say that the sys- ppriod of from four to five days [This system also helps -to safeguard
ichigan as to enrollment, housing tem is satisfactory to the majority; would be welcomed. a fraternity from having pledges
tuation and number of sororities. bf "havmg it all over" over- The Universities, although there who cannot be initiated because of
.balancig the snap judgments and low grades, and it also relieves the
However, the two schools which mistakes on the part of both rushees are only two, using deferred rushing fraternity of a number of freshmen
e deferred rushing expressed com- and groups. are contented with their system and unoriented to university life in gen-
ete satisfaction with their system. Five years ago deferred rushing was give concrete reasons for their ap- eral, saving the upperclass women the
he other schools employed systems used on the University of Texas cam- parent satisfaction. problem of this orientation. This
prying from three days before regis- us, Miss Bland said,tbut they turnedi Sophomore Rushing Suggested system raises the ideals of fraternity
ation to two weeks of rushing after to their present system because of At the University of Pittsburgh, de- membership higher by making it
asses began. These schools all ex- numerous violations of rushing rules ferred rushing has been found so far something to be achieved through a
essed their dissatisfaction with and the decided advantage such a to excel any other system they have test of intellectual ability and
me phase of their system. Opinions system was for the more powerful ever used. Helen P. Rush, assistant through observation of one's social
the shortcomings and merits of groups. Miss Bland suggests the ideal dean of women, stated that their be- worth over a period of time.
1 forms of rushing were revealed, rushing system consisting of an early lief in this form of rushing has been In the third place this rushing sys-
:ysfomfshirgyweatrsaledrypledge date, following a brief rush founded on the idea that if the fra- tem is found to protect the individual
SythemIs airity Saisfoury Cperiod; a loose quota, limiting the ternity system, in order to live, has freshman by proving that she is cap-
At the University of Southern Cal- chapters. She however admits that to take in freshmen before they know able of doing her academic work
ornia they find their system of this would not eliminate all the evils anything about fraternities or have which the university requires before
irmal rush week shortly after the of rushing. been on campus long enough to judge assuming the responsibility of a fra-
ginning of school and informal Deferred Rushing Is Impossible them fairly, the system is admitting ternity. It also gives the freshman
tskiing the rest of the year fairly At Northwestern deferred rushing fundamental weakness. . woman an opportunity to know the
tisfactory, according to Helen Dun- would not be possible because of the Miss Rush believes that sophomore university as a whole and become
p, president of the Panhellenic As- financial obligations of all the sor- rushing would be an improvement somewhat orientated to it before fo-
ciation. Miss Dunlop continues orities. The general reaction of -both I over their system of second semester cusing her attention upon a smaller
th the fact that the system is un- alumni and undergraduates to this rushing by allowing the freshmen a group.
tisfactory to the extent that it does system is that it would simply ag- whole year in which to become orient-__
allow the rushees enough time to gravate the anxieties of pre-pledging ed. Again at the University of Pitts-
k over the different sororities and days. burgh they find that deferred rush- Jewelry and
nsequently some girls are unhappy Rushing for two weeks early in ing has no effect whatsoever on the Watch Repairing
their choice of sororities. It also September is used at the University size of the women's fraternities.
rks the same way with sororities in of Nevada. It has not been found o ,
dging rushees. Deferred rushing satisfactory because it interferes with In their "Catechism on Women s L LE S Jewelry
s never been tried at the univer- the adjustment of the freshman to Fraternities an explanation for their State at Liberty
y. college life.use of deferred rushing is offered. -

No results of their rushing system,
either favorable or not, are given in
the letter received from Ohio State
University. Regarding deferred
rushing Esther Allen Gaw, dean of
women, says they have no indication
of the success of this system as they
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