atIiAY, MARi4J' M I TE ICiiGAN DAILY
AnnualFrosh Frolic To Be Held TonightIn Union Bal
For '41 Dance
Green Columns, Balloons
To Adorn Dance Floor;1
Masters' Baid To Play
More than 250 couples are expected
to attend the Frosh Frolic, annual
freshman class dance, to be held from
10 p m. to 2 a.m. today in the Union
Frankie Masters and his orchestra,
who have recently completed an en-
gagement in the College Inn in Chi-
cago, will play for the dance. Marian
Francis will be the featured vocalist.
Decorations for the dance will con-
sist of green cellophane columns
placed at regular intervals around
the wall of the ballroom, announced
Robert Hague and Cathrine Wede-
meyer, co-chairmen of the committee.
Balloons of various colors will com-
plete the motif.
Programs Carry Out Schedule
Programs will be carried out in the
scheme of the decorations, being
made of green cellophane, it was an-
nounced by Edward King, chairman
Don Ryker, general chairman of
the ball, and his guest Ida Mae Stitt,
'41, will be honored at a dinner to be
given by Lambda Chi Alpha fra-
ternity before the dance. Edward
Purman, chairman of ticket com-
mittee, will have as his guest Maysa
Jean Gracy, of Birmingham.
William Rockwell, patrons chair-
man, will attend the dance with Mary
Piersol and James Frederick, '41
will be the guest of Miss Wedemeyer.
Jane Krause, publicity chairman, will
attend with Edward Martin, '41E, and
Ann Wili, '41, will be the guest of
Ellen Douglas Is Guest
Ellen Douglas, '41, will be the guest
of King and Donna Miles, '40, will
attend with Herman Nordstrom,
ticket chairman. James Duthie, mu-
sic chairman, will have as his guest
Margaret Cobb, '41, and Betsey Light-
ner, '41, will attend with Burns Hutt-
linger, also of the music committee.
No corsages will be permitted, ex-
cept to members and guests of the
central committee. Women who at-
tend the dance will be given 2:30 a.m.
'7 9 edingQs
The wedding of Olga Loppenthein,
'35, daughter of Mrs. John W. Lop-
penthein, of Ludington, and Alton S.
C. Hewett '36F, will be held at 8 p.m.
today in the Chapel of the League.
Mr. Hewett is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Alton P. W. Hewett, of Ann
Miss Agnes Hewett will act as maid
of honor at the ceremony, and Ar-
mand Hewett, '39, brother of the
groom, will be best man. Fredrick
Schmid, a graduate of the University.
and Fredrick Gutnecht of Ann Arbor
are to be ushers. Eleanor Hillman
of Ludington and Bertha Baumgort-
ner, of Chicago, will act as brides-
Miss Loppenthein will wear a gown
of ivory tinted lace at the ceremony.
She will carry an old fashioned bou-
quet. The maid of honor has chosen
a blue lace gown, and the bridesmaids
will wear gowns of peach colored
lace. ° They will carry bouquets of
Following the wedding a reception
will be held in the Ethel Fountain
Hussey room of the League.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Avery Shap-
pell, of Detroit, announce the forth-
coming wedding of their daughter,
Dorothy Louise, to John Butler Pope,
of Berkeley, Calif., on March 31. Mr.
Pope is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
Jesse E. Pope, of Washington.
Miss Shappell is a graduate of the
University, and she is affiliated with
Delta Delta Delta. Mr. Pope also
graduated from the University and is
working on his Ph.D. at the Uni-
versity of Califorinia.
PHI GAMMA DELTA
Phi Gamma Delta announces the
pledging of James Harrison, '41, of
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'Stage Door' Set To Reproduce-
Formal Spirit of Victorian Era
Paul Jones' Featured
Student Calls Steps
More than 500 students attended,
the tea dance sponsored by Congress
and Assembly which was held from
4 to 6 p.m. yesterday in the League
Ballroom. It was the first afternoon
dance ever held during the regular
Group dances including the Paul
Jones and the Washington and Lee,
served to introduce students to each
other. William.Rockwell, '41, called
the steps. Seen in the Paul Jones
lineup were Bruce Elliott, '40A; John
Hinkley, '38; Francis Prael, '39A;
Lillian Zimmerman, '40; and Jean
Smith. '40. Albeit Champion, '38E,
and Dorothy Cloudman, '38, were
drinking tea and eating cake to-
Jean Holland, '39, Berta Knudson,
'38, and Michael Chadwick, '39A were
noticed resting between dances. Bar-
bara Benedict, '40, and Ed Philbrick,
'40; Nancy Murray, '41 and Miles
Trumbull, '38E; Mary Jane Mueller,
'38E, and Jerry McCarthy, Grad.,
were enjoying Charlie Zwick's version
of "The Dipsy Doodle."
"It was a very fine turnout," Miss
Ethel McCormick, social director of
the League, said. "We plan to hold
many more of these dances as they
are a good way to get men and women
students introduced to each other."
By MARIAN SMITH
Construction of sets is under way,
the property committee is at work,
costumes are in the making-"Stage
Door," to be presented by Play Pro-
duction, March 9, 10, 11 and 12, is
going into the last week of rehearsal
at the Laboratory Theatre.
Oren Parker, Grad., who is in
charge of the scenery for the produc-
tion, is at w6rk on the major set,
which consists of a drawing room
typical of the brownstone boarding
houses that Broadway actresses habi-
tate during the "waiting-for-a-
break" period in their climb to suc-
Interior Is Austere
The interior will be mildly reminis-
sent of the Victorian period, with
high ceilings, a certain air of auster-
ity and formality and the accumu-
lation of various furnishing of more
recent years. .
Parker is also working on two por-
traits which will hang in the drawing
room. One will be a reproduction of
the portrait of Sarah Bernhardt. The
other will be that of Jean Maitland,
one of the young actress aspirants in
The setting will be "very realistic,"
according to Parker, "and any for-
mality that may result from the Vic--
in the second scene of the first act,
will present a bedroom in the board-
Miriam Brous, '38, is in charge of
the costumes for the play. Prompters
will be Ella Mountain, '38, and Ilo
Mae Browns, '39A. Bernice Wolfson,
'39, and Maxine Blaess, '39, are in
charge of properties, and Faith Wat-
kins, '39, will be head usher.
Zeta Psi Announces
Zeta Psi announces the recent in-
itiation of William Jones, '39, of
Wadsworth, Ohio, and William F.
Armstrong, Jr., '40, of Detroit, and
the pledging of Nelson Kreider, '41E,
of Wadsworth, Ohio.
At the semester election of officers'
the following were elected: Claude
Beebe, '38F&C, president; Karl
Klauser, Jr., '39, vice-president;
Howard Rogers, '39, secretary; Wil-
lard Parker, '38, recording secretary;
and Herbert Gardner, Jr., '40, his-
Dinner Honoring Ryker
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Prof. Eustache de Lorey, noted cast. This is the first time that there
French art scholar of the Ecole du has been a majority of female roles
Louvre and the Bibliotheque Nation- in a production sponsored by this or-
ale, Paris, will give an illustrated ganization. The play was written by
IGeorge Kaufman and Edna Ferber.
University lecture on "Persian Poets, ___geKa __nndEda__r_ r
Inspiration to Persian Artists," at
4:15 p.m. today in the Natural Sci- Lucky Ones To Get
Professor de Lorey has long been Free Dance Tickets
an authority on Near Eastern art,
and has been callci to serve the Something different in the way of
French government in that line on novelties has been planned by the
several occasions. He was connected League Ballroom committee for the
for a long period with the French dance to be held from 9 p.m. to 12
embassy in Persia, and this summer a.m. tomorrow at the League.
will be in charge of the exhibitions The th and the th couples
to be held in connection with the buying tickets for the dance will not
International Congress of Persian have to pay for them. The numbers
Art M Paris. are being withheld purposely, but
For many years he was Director of they have 'been definitely decided.
the French Institute of Musulman Charlie Zwick and his orchestra
Art and Archaeology in Damascus, will furnish the music, as usual, and
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torian interior will be readily broken i his discovery of the famous mosaics do not win tickets will be $1
down by the comic action of the Frosh Frolic is responsible for an of the Omayyad Mosque in Damascus.
play." almost complete dearth of fraternity He also restored the Palais Azam of SENIOR SOCIETY
In Typical Boardinghouse oarties tonight. Only one, at Lambda that city, which now houses the In- There will be an important meet-
The outstanding feature of this Chi Alpha, is planned. stitute. enior eta p m -
t 11b t bac d iching, of Senior Society at 5 p.m. to-
set will be the back drop, which The party is to be a formal dinner Professor de Lorey is in the United morrow in the Undergraduate Office
leads from the drawing room into a at 7:30 p.m. in honor of Don Ryker, States to lecture at the Metropolitan of the League. Attendance is com-
large hallway - a characteristic so '41, general chairman of Frosh Frolic. Museum of Art ulsor
often found in these boarding houses.! Mr. and Mrs. Russel Price, of De-
A large portion of the action will take troit, and Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Bradley,
place in this hallway, Parker stated. of Rockport, N.Y., will chaperon the
The second set, which will be used affair.
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