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1938 JGP To Be Entitled Mulberry Bush

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Knight Q Pate
By MARIANNE

Once again J-Hop is a thing of the past . :. and something to
'til the next big party comes along . . . which won't be long,

talk about
as we seej

Caducers locming before us . .. but what a gay spot the campus was this
past week-end . .. J-Hoppers, house party guests and funsters (just back
from a vacation at home) were all in gay party spirits . . . Friday night
wasn't enough for dancing . . . for come Saturday night and everyone waE
tack in formal dress and ready for more . . . House dances were in fullF
sway with all the old zest..
But back to Friday and its fun ... and to Jimmy Dorsey, Kay Kyser and
the music we enjoyed so much . . The party was under way at 10 . . . and
from then on we saw so many people, it was impossible to take note of all
that happened and all we saw ... but whipping up to tne Intramural Build-
ing to see Knights and Dates arriving for the great occasion . . . we caught
lots of glimpses of Knight (So and So) and his lovely lady . . Some o,
the first we saw, were Betty Spangler and Neil Levison . . . making their
way through the crowds . . . 'twas no easy task as we soon discovered . .
We did see Faith Watkins waiting patiently for Roland Athay to make
his way back from the check room . . .
*Some Of The 3,000 J-Hoppers .
Allison Curtis came in with Glenn Morse just as we came througl:
the door... Then on to the ballroom, where Kay Kyser was playing ... We
saw Jane Jewitt and Bill Lenz examining the decorations in various booth:
. . Making our way through the crowd gathered around the orchestra pi'
. . . we saw numerous other people . . . Elise Reeder and Dick Straud were
watcliipg on. . . as were Marie McElroy and Charles Lovett ... Jean Ruther-
ford and Jim Talman were among the other spectators . . . Dancing about
from one end of the ballroom to the other we saw lots of familiar faces -
Roberta Leete and Jerry Martin were there . . . and we saw Pat Tackle an(

Dick McGrath as the
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broadcast started . . . and Janice Jackson and Art
3empliner came up then too .. .
Bunty Bain and Jim Miner joined the party a bi"
ater ... and Bunny Amer and Bill Borgmann were
3elt booth bound when we saw them ... We saw Har-
Iet Thom there with Harvey Clarke . . . and Louise
'enny 'and Fred McCracken were among those wt'
aw leaving after the party was over . . . Margare
'ram and Bob Ritter were in the mobs that gathered
Shen the dancing stopped . . Frances Bourke and
ichard Boye were looking much as though the Hor

Jean E. Keller,
R. McCracken
Are Co-Authors
?roduction Will Be Given
March 23, 24, 25, 26;
Tryouts ToBegin Today
"Mulberry Bush" has been selected
as the title for the 1938 Junior Girls
Play by its co-authors, Jean Keller
nd Russell McCracken.
The play, a mythical comedy which
vas inspired by the nursery rhyme,
'Here We Go 'Round the Mulberry
'ush," will be given March 23, 24, 25
nd 26 in the Lydia Mendelssohn
"heatre.
Ti youts will be held from 3:30 to
3:30 p.m. today, tomorrow and
'hursday in the Theatre, Roberta
Chissus, general chairman, an-
n1ounced yesterday.
Childrens Theatre Director
McCracken directed the '33, '34 and
35 Junior Girls Plays. He was first
lirector of the Children's Theatre,
vhich was started in 1934. Miss
teller and he began working to-
tether in 1934, when she wrote that
ear's play, 'The Gang's All Here.'
'he next year she became his assist-
lirector of the Childrens Theatre,
McCracken and Miss Keller have
ach written a play which has been
resented in the Childrens Theatre.
A Cracken's ,called "A Place to Play,"
vas an adaptation of a translation
rom the Norwegian novel, "The Paul
Street Boys." Miss Keller adapted
er show, "Hans Brinker, or the Sil-
ir Skates," from the novel by that
name.
Worked In East;
Miss Keller went to New York in
1936. She spent six months at Macy's
nd the remainder of the year on the
.oad as assistant director of the R y-
al Production Company, which toured
;he East.
Since 1935 McCracken has been
n Detroit with the Jan Handy Movie
ompany, producers of commercial
horts, and he spent last summer in
sweden and Finland working on a
icture for'" the company. Recently
te was awarded, by the Automobile
Club of America, the national safety
ward for the best short on safe
utomobile driving.
Times Set For Interviews
Women with names A through I
re to attend the tryouts today, J
;hrough P tomorrow and Q through
Thursday. If it is impossible to
:ome at this tinme women should
ontact Roberta Chissus or Jean
Tolland. Tryouts for men will be
eld from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. today
nd tomorrow in the Lydia Mendel-
sohn Theatre.
People who wish to tryout should
)e prepared to recite or read at least
5 lines of a modern comedy, ac-
rding to Sarah Pierce, who will di-
.ect the production.
All women including those who are
nterested in chorus work are urged
o tryout, as are committee members.
"ommittee work does not exclude a
voman from participation in the
)roduction.
UNION CALLS FOR TRYOUTS
Tryouts for the Union are asked to
'eport to the Union's student office
')etween 3 and 5 p.m. Friday, Mon-
day andyTuesday, it was announced
yesterday.

Co-Author Of Play

had been a great success . .. and thus ended a most exciting and pleasani
J-Hop.
Phi Psi, Psi U, Beta, Et Cetera . .
Up came Saturday's party at the Phi Psi house .,. . which was lots of fur
...and here we saw Ruth Allen with Bob Barnes, and Barbara Heath witY
Phil Newman . . . The Psi U party were also the scene of much frivolity, ct
we went up to see what was doing . . . Tad Lynch and Paul Keller wer(
talking with Mary McClure and Bill Wood . . . and Janet Burns and Chuck
Coe danced into the hall as we walked in . . . The Betas were also having
party . . . Mary Jane Frye was there with Walter Harkins ..; A house.
party was in progress at the DKE house .. . Pattie Haislip and Bill Mille.
were the first we saw there . . . but going up to the scene of the dancint
we saw Betty Hunter and Arthur Harwood . . . Priscilla Abbott and Bil'
Mitchell arrived a bit later. At the ATO house we saw Betty Wibel witl
Stan Conrad and Lorraine Haskins was there with Arthur Brandt ...
Back We Go To The Hop ...
Let's return to the Hop again and spiel off a few more names of those
present. Margery Lehner and Fritz Bridges were having fun.. . saw Flor-
ence Midworth and Bud Wyman ... talking with Ruth Washburn and Harr
Clark who were doing their best to see all the "trucking." Sam Hulett ant
Doris Scott seemed to be enjoying themselves, as were Betty Riddell ane
Wally Weridell .. . Mary Wickes with Ed Phillips . . . Jean Bell with Bol
Straub.. . Mary Ashley with Chuck Darling ... this can go on for hours
Ruth Calkins and Paul Yergens . . . and shall we add Betty Petrash and
Johnny Frederick?
Many, many others also were present, but space limits Democracy .
so we'll say "Farewell" until next week-end when we'll see you around.

RUSSELL McCRACKEN
Interviews For
Leagire Offices
To BeinToday
Th'Iiree C(Atlll Vacancies,
Eleven Off ices Are Open
r.1Junior App icans
Judiciary Council will interview
applicants for the 11 major Leaguej
positions and three Council posi-
tions from 3 to 6 p.m. today in the
Undergraduate Offices of the League.
The interviews will continue
throughout the week. Tomorrow the
hours will be from 4 to 6 p.m;
Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m.; and Fi-
day from 3 to 5 p.m.
The positions which will be filled
are president of the League, three
vice-presidents, secretary, treasurer
and chairmen of the social, merit-
system, theatre-arts, publicity and
orientation comittees. No woman
will be interviewed who did not pe-
tition for a position the last week of
last semester, Angelene Maliszewski,
'38, head of Judiciary Council, an-
nounced.
The new head of Judiciary Coun-
cil will be selected by Miss Maliszew-
ski from the two juniors now in the
group. Sophomore women arenow
rbeing interviewed for the two junor
positions in the Council, and junior
r women for the other senior positions.
The fifth post in the council will be
filled by one of the present junior
members.
The three vice-presidencies will be
filled both by Judiciary Council se-
lection and by campus election.
t*
'7eddirigs
E r\,,and
L 6ngatgements
The engagement of Louise Price
Crandall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs
Alison G. Crandall, and Eldert B
Pool, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. E
Pool of Brooklyn, N.Y.,. was an-
nounced at a tea at the home of
the bride-elect in Detroit. Miss
Crandall is a graduate of the
University, and Mr. Pool received
his degree from Princeton Univer-
vity. The wedding will take place
in June.
Dr. and Mrs. Merton S. Rice of
of their daughter, Elaine. to V.
Detroit announced the engagement
George Chabut, '39M, of Jackson,
Saturday at a tea at their home.
Miss Rice is a graduate of Albion,
where she was a member of Kappa
Delta. Mr. Chabut is affiliated with
Zeta Psi.
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Manchester
of Ann Arbor recently announced
the engagement of their daughter,
Frances, to Thorn Pendleton, son of
Mrs. Austin Pendleton of Warren,
0. Miss Manchester is a graduate of
the University, and for the last two
nears has been directing the Civic
Theatre in Battle Creek. Mr. Pendle-
ton is a graduate of Williams Col-
lege, Williamstown, Mass.
Dorothy Phillips Hart, '36, daugh-
ter of Mrs. Charles E. Hart of Ann
Arbor, and Daniel Curtis Mitchell,
son of Mrs. G. C. Mitchell of Jack-
son, Tenn., were married Wednesday,
Feb. 12, in the Presbyterian Church
of Ann Arbor.
Mrs. Mitchell received her Mas-
ter's degree from the University this
year. She is affiliated with Chi
Omega. Mr. Mitchell is a graduate
of Massachusetts Institute of Tech-

nology.
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Poll To Select
Dorsey Pieces
OpensToday
Campus Vote Will Choose
Numbers To Be Played
At Concert, Feb. 22
An all-campus poll to detemine
the numbers Tommy Dorsey will
play at the swing concert, to be given
Feb. 22 in Yost Field House will
)1>en today and last unth Friday,
Mrs. Walter Maddock, publi! ity
:hairman of the concert, an u w 'd
yesterday.
Boxes will be placed at both the
main and cafeteria entrances of the
League and at the main entrance of
he Union, Mrs. Maddock said. Votes
will be tabulated Friday and sent
'pecial delivery to Dorsey.
Tickets are priced at $1 for the
re:served section and 75 cents for
;c neial admission. They may be se-
ried from any member of the Ann
Ahbor Alumnae Club, any member of
'e Women's Athletic Association
Boa4rd, or at the League, Union.
School of Music, Wahr's Bookstore
an d Athletic Administration Build-
ing.
The concert is being given by the
Ann Arbor Alumnae Club to raise
money for the pledge it recently
made to the W.A.A. swimming pool
fund. Miss Linda Eberbach is the
general chairman of the affair.
Dorsey will bring with him his 15-
piece orchestra, and Edythe Wright,
Jack Leonard, Allen Storr and the
Three Esquires will be featured on
the vocal selections.
During the first part of the pro-
gram popular pieces will be played.
Then there will be a jam session
when certain numbers will be selected
and each member of the orchestra i
will give his interpretation of it.
Miss Olive Lockwood,
F. O. Crandall To Wed
The engagement of Miss Olive
Lockwood, teaching fellow in the
speech department, to Frederick 0.
Crandall, also a teaching fellow in
that department, was announced by
the bride-to-be's mother, Mrs. F. E.
Lockwood, at a luncheon Saturday at
her home in Milford.
Mr. Crandall is working on his doc-
tor's degree, which he expects to re-
ceive this June.
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