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Patrons For Architects'

Ball Announced By Favors Chairman


The Trimrose Path

Best Costumes
Will Be Given
Prize Awards

Leaves Top New Hat

The roll of drums . . . the clank of swords . . . bombs bursting . . . boots,
boots, boots, boots.. . brass buttons.. . there's something about a soldier...
She had been to the hairdresser's for a scintillating wave the day before
... her ambrosial locks vaguely resembled'the waves of the Red Sea (due to
the henna rinse) . . . as she shook them with abandon while drifting from the
shower . . . Hours passed while she slipped dreamily into each specially
chosen garment . . . adjusted rouge and lipstick in perfect proportion on
her delicate features . . . aha! . . . a touch of personality perfume . . . shei
lure for Her Own . . . At last she donned the long string of orchids which
flowed from her left shoulder to the hem of her evening gown and would
have dragged on the floor if she hadn't wound them twice around her swan
like neck to prevent tripping over them as she made her entrance down the
ivory staircase . . . What's that ???? . . . the bell . . . Heavens ! ! ! she wasn't
nearly ready ... Half an hour later . .. with the carriage of a woodland faun
she picked her way down the stairs with pounding heart.. . and there ...
with his hand on his sword ... his buttons shining with an intense glare . .
his manly form encased in wrinkleproof khaki . . . and the gleam of love in
his adoring eyes . . . stood Her Own . . . the perfect soldier . . . They set
out tor the Military Ball . . .
Red Soldiers Marcching...
Arrived there they were made startlingly aware of immense, red-coated
forms marching up the stairs of the Union and around the walls of the
Ballroom . . . After being revived by the doorman and persuaded that the
figures were only cardboard they decided not to abandon the dance and
even mustered a shaky chortle or two when Alberta Wood and Dwight
Adams passed on their harrassed way . . . trying to find one of the
cardboard soldier boys to take home . . . She waved a fluttering hand at
Ruth Washburn and Spike Nelson as they tramped downstairs . . . and
thought how becoming red dotted swiss was to Virginia Letts, especially
when trimmed with white bows at the neck and sleeve . . . Howard (Med-
iterranean) Crusey thought so too, she decided . . .
As the evening progressed . . . Miss Primrose . . . for it was no other
than she . . . grew much bolder . . . and only fainted once during the air
raid . . . much to the horror of her partner who was hiding behind the
portier at the time . . . With trembling fingers she borrowed a pencil from
Bill Donovan, who was reviving Helen Wolf . . . and, remembering her
duty at all times, inscribed the names of Sally Eschbach and Carl (Jail-
bird) Clements who were apparently reveling in the awful humming of
the dirigible and the bursting of the bombs on the Ballroom floor . .
Elaine Ihnken and Dick Shappell were doing the same . . . Johnny Marley
looked really very fine in his regular army uniform as he escorted Vir-
ginia Osterman to a place of refuge on the sidelines . . . Then Miss
Primrose experienced just another of the many thrills which are a part
of her everyday life in the social whirl . . ..She stood beside Her Own in
the sabre arch and watched guests go by in the Grand March . . . Bob
(Fido) Pommerening . . . Bill (Coca) Cobey and Hidson (Hunky) Dunks
were there too, the last with Betty Loughborough by his side . . . She saw
Mary Johnson and Bob Eberbach go sailing by . . . and envied Hope Hart-
wig, who stood pridefully gazing- at John Cornelius as he led the drill
team through their maneuvers ...
The Phi Gam Social ...
But all was not so rosy for the dear lady . . . Jack (Where's Emer)
Gideon, of football repute was bouncing on the Phi Gam's front porch
and at first glance turned her blood to water . . . Quickly consuming a half
a dozen iron pills she sidled past him into the lighted hallway . . . and
peered about'. . . Jane Jewett and Bob Elliott were lurking about .
Elaine Jacobs and John Hulbert 'Ensian star freshman salesman . . . she
noted down on hercuff . . . Adelaide Ely with the omnipresent Jack
Brennan . . . Jayne Roberts and Jack Henderson . . . Six feet four of
Roy Neff with Martha Cook, Betsy Barbour resident... Bob Cooper and
Jeanne Gomon . . . Miss Primrose then felt the hour of parting was near
so she traveled off to her trundel bed to be fresh for the round of parties
the next night ...
And oh what a night that was . . . First the Phi Psis entertained her
on their terrace where she ate most of the buffet supper they had prepared
for other guests . . . But Dorothy Shipman and Bud Lundahl were making
away with a good portion so she wasn't at all embarrassed . . . Addie Mason
and Bill Whitehead were swinging a mean bat in the yard ...
Across the street, lights blazed from the Sorosis House where the spring
formal was in full fling . . . Marguerite Ritchter was beaming at Chuck
White and Bruce Purdy had made away with what was left of the cookies
after the stag line had made surreptitious visits to the dining room ..
The Flattery Every Mother Loves
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Students To Present Skit,
'The Burning Of Rome,'
During Intermission
The patron list for Architects' Ball
to be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fri-
day in the Architectural Building was
announced last night by' Florence
McConkey, '38A, chairman of favors
for the dance.
The list includes President and Mrs.
Alexander G. Ruthven, Dean and Mrs.
Joseph A. Bursley, Dean Alice C.
Lloyd, Dean and Mrs. Walter B. Rea
and Dean and Mrs. Charles Olmstead.
Prof. Ernest H. Barnes, Prof. and
Mrs. Wells I. Bennett, Prof. and Mrs.
George B. Brigham, Prof. and Mrs.
Myron B. Chapin, Prof. and Mrs. Her-
bert A. Fowler, Prof. Walter Gores,
Prof. and Mrs. Ralph W. Hammett,
Prof. and Mrs. Jean Hebrard and
Prof. and Mrs. Emil Lorch.
Historical Play
Prof. and Mrs. W. V. Marshall,
Prof. and Mrs. Geo. M. McConkey,
Prof. and Mrs. Frederick C. O'Dell,
Prof. Jean Paul Slusser, Prof. and
Mrs. Alexander M. Valerio. Mr. and
Mrs. Frederic H. Aldrich, Mr. and
Mrs. Ross T. Bittinger, Mr. Donald B.
Gooch, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond
Mathres and Mr. and Mrs. ThomasI

Ruthven Home Dean Rea To Speak Merit System Revised
ToBeOendOn Political Partiesi By LeagueComte
To Be Opened PNo merit points will be awarded to
Dean Walter B. Rea, dean of stu- tryouts on The Daily staff, it was
For Eighth Teadents, willspeak on student govern- announced by Barbara Bradfield, '38,
ment at a meeting for all freshmen chairman of the merit system com-
The eighth in the series of under- at 8 p.m. today at the Sigma Nu mittee after a meeting of the Under
graduate teas will be held at the home house, JamesMacDonald, '40, an- graduate Council last night
of President and Mrs Ruthven from Thuniemrysseeadey.
4 to 6 p.m. tomorrow. This will be Dean Rea will speak of his ex- The entire merit system was revised
the first tea to be given since before periences with political parties and on the basis of alloting one point for
Easter vacation, at which time va- lead a discussion on student govern- 10 hours' work on League activities
rious members of the League Council ment. He will talk about the need and it was decided to give 50 points,
were invited to pour. for changes, and tell of possibilities the maximum total possible, to the
Delta Gamma, Pi Beta Phi and Phi! and make suggestions for them. League president. Points earned by
Sigma Sigma will be honored at the All freshman, whether of the State sorority women living in dormitories
tea, as well as the following frater- Street, Washteiaw or Independent or League houses will hereafter be
nities: Alpha Delta Phi, Alpha Sig- party, are invited to attend the meet- awarded to the sororities, Miss Brad-
ma Phi, Alpha Tau Omega, Delta ing, MacDonald said. field said.
Tau Delta, Kappa Delta Rho and Phi
Sigma Delta. Any other undergrad-
uate student of the University is al-
so cordially invited to attend, ac-
cording to Betty Gatward, '38, chair- SPRING
man of the League social committee.jSheReouNiGepnt
The entire house will be open to
the students, and President and Mrs. The May Festival . . . and don't
Ruthven twill receive in the living forget the rest. "Filtered Light"
room.,ogtters "i ee gt
The newly appointed members of . Dey Portraits. You at your
the League social committee will of-
ficiate as hostesses, and those who best.
will be invited to pour will be an-
nounced tomorrow.

Violets and velvet rosebuds are
mixed in with the green eaves top-
ping this newest of the spring hats
from Paris. Such flowered creations
creations are popular for afternoon

Of Engagrement,
Wedding Made
A former student was married Sat-
urday in Detroit and the engagement


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Phone 7400

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S. Tanner. of two students was announced.
During the intermission the stu- At a quiet ceremony held at 8:30
dents of the architectural school will p.m. Saturday, Isabelle Campbell
present a play entitled, "The Burning Kanter, '35, daughter of Mrs. Frank
of Rome," according to Richard Pol- Wells Kanter of Detroit, spoke her
land, '38A, chairman - of entertain- vows to Robert William Sumner. Mr.
ment for the dance. The presenta- Sumner is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
tion will be an attempt to delve into William Wyatt Sumner of Detroit.
the facts behind the case-and give the The service was read in the home of
true history of this great eventMthebride'suncle and aunt, Mr. and
Triumpal March Feature I Mrs. Howard H. Lawrie of Grosse
The play will open with the triup Pointe.




-- May 9th

Something useful and pretty should be your remembrance

hal march of Nero returning from
the wars amid much celebration and
revelry. After the inner history has
been revealed, the production will end
with a grand finale of singing and
dancing firemen. The cast for the
skit is not yet complete, according toj
Prizes will be awarded this year for
the cleverest costumes of both faculty(
and students. Professor Hammett is
chairman of the faculty committee
in charge of judging the students',
costumes. The costumes of the fac-
ulty will be judged by a student com-
Les Arquette and his orchestra will
play for the dance. Tickets, which'
are priced at $2.50, may be obtained
at the Union and Ulrich's Bookstore'
as well as from the committee mem-
bers, according to Richard Dennis,'
'37A, general chairman of the dance.
There will be a meeting of the
dancing villagers in the Freshman
Project at 4:30 p.m. today in the
game room of the League. Children
and those with speaking parts will
meet at 7:30 p.m. today in the Un-
dergraduate Office.

A reception in the Lawrie home
followed the ceremony. After a short
wedding trip the couple will be at
home in Detroit. Mrs. Kanter is a
graduate of the University where she
is affiliated with Kappa Kappa Gam-
Mr. and Mrs. N. S. Potter, of Bar-
ton Hills and Lansing, announce the
engagement of their daughter, Mary
Patricia Potter, '39L, to Mahlon S.
Sharp, '39M. Mr. Sharp is the son
of Mr. and Mrs. Fred N. Sharp of
Flint. The wedding date has not been
Miss Patter, who has been presi-
dent of Gamma Phi Beta sorority
during the current year, was chair-
man of the entertainment committee
of the Sophomore Cabaret in her
sophomore year, a member of the
Judiciary Council and took part in
the Juni'or Girls' Play. Mr. Sharp is
affiliated with Beta Theta Pi and Phi

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