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ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1937

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W. A.A. To Begin
Program Of Fall
Sports This Week

Freshman Game: Eenie, Meeni, Minie, Moe!

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Hockey Season Starts Here
Today; Women To Play
Match With Lawyers
Pitch And Putt Club
To Meet Thursday
All Can Participate In Golf
Tourney; Opening Tilt
To Be Played Oct. 16
By MARY ALICE MACKENZIE
Extra curricular activity in hockey,
dancing, golf, tennis, riding, volley-
ball and archery, which composes the
first outdoor season in women's
sports, will begin this week and con-
tinue until Thanksgiving, according
to Mary Johnson, '38, president of
the Women's Athletic Associatiqn.
At 4:30 p.m. today all women who
are interested in participating in the
open hockey season are asked by
Mary Richardson, '39, hockey man-
ager, to report, dressed for play, in
the hall of the Wmen's Athletic
Building. This season will last until
the end of rushing when two teams
will be chosen to represent the Uni-
Iversity women in outside games.
Team members will be selected be-
cause of attendance at the open sea-
son and because of skill.
Hockey Club To Play M.S.C.
The hockey club which meets every
Tuesday and Thursday, will start ac-
tivity at the close of rushing Miss
Richardson announced. During the
year, outside games will probably be
played with Michigan State College,
the Ann Arbor Hockey Club and the
lawyers.
During the second week of school
an organization meeting of the dance
club will be held, Beatrice Lovejoy,
'38, president, announced, and all
who are interested are asked to come,
she said. An informal demonstration
will be given at the conclusion of
the season.
Golf Rounds Being Played
An 18 hole medal play golf tourna-
ment is now going on, Mrs. Stewart
Hanley, instructor of golf and faculty
aavisor of the Pitch and Putt Club,
announced. Everyone is eligible and
may turn scores in at the office of
the University Golf Club where the
tournament is played to Mrs. Hanley
or to Marjorie Merker, '39, president
of Pitch and Putt, at the Women's
Athletic Building.
The first meeting of Pitch and
Putt will take place at 4 p.m., Thurs-
day in the League. Everyone who
has played golf is eligible for mem-
bership, according to Miss Merker.
During the year games will be played
with the Barton Hills Golf Club
team, the Ann Arbor women and a
faculty team. It is hoped that the
first game will not be Saturday, Oct.
16, Mrs. Hanley stated.
Crop And Saddle Has Vacancies
Players can now sign up at the
Women's Athletic Building for the
singles, doubles and mixed doubles
tournaments which will be played in
tennis during the first outdoor sea-
son, Margaret Waterston, '38, tennis
club president, announced. During
the year club games will probably be
played with the Ann Arbor women,
Michigan State College, Michigan
State Normal College and the Detroit
tennis club.
Crop and Saddle riding club will
ride once a week after the end of
the rushing period, Dorothy White,
'38, president said. These are supper
rides and members meet at Barbour
Gymnasium to go to the stables.
Miss White announced that there
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Nelson Praises
Foreign Student
Orientation Plan
The Orientation program for for-
eign students, sponsored by the In-

ternational Council last week,
proved very successful, according to
Prof. J. Raleigh Nelson, adviser to
foreign students.
The program, which was optional
to the students, was atttended by 25
to 50 students daily. This included
new arrivals on campus and repre-
sentative students from various na-
tional groups.
Professor Nelson reported that the
foreign student group is obviously
smaller this year due to the fact that,

Union Surrenders;
New Ta Room
Opened To Women
Time marches on, and its most re-
cent step brings a new privilege for
women in the Union. I
Manager Stanley Walz has an-
nounced that the new extension of
the taproom, which has been built
where the bowling alley used to be,
will be opened to women from 10 p.m.
to midnight every Friday and Satur-
day. For 17 years, Michigan women
have been excluded from this room,
and, although their admission to the
new section does not include the orig-
inal taproom, it is at least a definite
step.
Father Time, dragging his long
white beard behind him, may take
another chop with his scythe at the
standing traditions in the future.
Some day, women may be permitted
to march proudly through the now-
forbidden front door of the building.
Who knows?
Three Awards
From.AAUW
Given Students
Women To Conduct Book
Fair Oct. 9; Lectures
Will Be Held
Recipients of three awards given by
the Ann Arbor University Women
have been announced recently by the
club council. University scholarships
have been granted to Wilhelmina
Burke, '41, a graduate of Ann Arbor
High 'School, and Rowena Schafer,
'38, whose scholarship has been re-
newed for the 1937-38 year.
A $500 graduate scholarship was
also awarded by the group to Hilda
Harpster, Grad. A $40 contribution
to Dean Alice Lloyd's emergency fund
and a $25 award to a similar fund at
Ypsilanti Normal completed the list
of donations.
Book Fair To Be Oct. 9
A book fair at 3 p.m., Oct. 9 in the
League will be the occasion for the
first meeting of the A.A.U.W. this
fall. New books from a State Street
bookstore will be on display and
talks will be given about them. This
meeting will be especially for those
organizing circulating book clubs, ac-
cording to Mrs. Wells Bennett, presi-
dent.
Coming trends will be discussed in
meetings this year, Mrs. Bennett said,
the first one being on philosophy. The
child study groups of last year will
continue. A Sunday evening supper
will be given Oct. 24 by the interna-
tional relations group under the di-
rection of Dr. Robert B. Hall, of the
geography department. Four speeches
will be given on thehtopic, "The
Background of War in the Far East."
New Semester
Library Hours
Are Announced
With a stock of 1,450 books, most-
ly fiction, and subscriptions to nine
of the most popular current maga-
zines, the League Library on the'
third floor of the League is open for.
the new semester from 12:30 p.m. to
9:30 p.m. daily, according to Edna
Linzey, '39, librarian. .
Some of the newest books pur-
chased for the library this year are
"Present Indicative" by Noel Coward;

"Orchids On Your Budget" by Mar-
jorie Hillis, "Of Mice and Men" by
John Steinbeck; "Yang And Yin" by
Alice Hobart; and "Northwest Pas-
sage" by Kenneth Roberts. These
books can be taken out for a periodM
of two weeks, and they can also be
reserved.
New Magazines Available
The Sunday New York Times, At-
lantic Monthly, the New ,Yorker, the
Reader's Digest, Vogue, Stage, Good

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And thus passed the first week of a college career . . . weary and foot
sore but with a whole book full of knowledge (with still a bit of bewilderment
here and there) put safely away in the back of your mind . . . you probably
feel that the entire University is right under your thumb . .. and that you
could start passing out advice yourself to most any "newcomer to campus"
... better not do it. . . the life of an adviser isn't so pleasant and easy as you
may think . . . just ask one if there is the slightest doubt in your mind .
, But it's been fun, you will admit . . . there's nothing like it in the rest
of your days here (anyway, you're hoping not) . . . but don't regret one
moment spent, even though you felt like the "greenest" freshman alive ...
there were some advisers who were quaking in their shoes that first
Monday morning when you freshmen and transfers were about to descend
upon them . . . Margaret Ferries, in charge of all advisers, had so many
adviser's queries to answer she was going mad . . . I think she began to
doubt if they were really upperclassmen . . . and Betsy Baxter was having
her troubles with the transfers, finding all their necessary blanks and con-
soling them when they came back from Miss Corbin's office with long tales
of woe ... "at least sixteen hours credit gone and to think of all that work
gone to smash" .. .
Hundreds Were Milling Around...
The Alumnae Room in the League seemed suddenly obscure Monday
morning . . . freshmen just couldn't seem to locate it . . . we caught a
glimpse of Bunny Arner passing out tips galore at information desk .
simply hundreds of girls were milling about the place . . . Marian Norris
and Janet Dickinson seemed to be in quite a quandry about finding their

Change Time
For Pledging
By Sororities
Minnesota Football Game
Causes Postponement;
Silence Is Continued
6 P.M. Ceremonv
Set By Panhellenic
Pledging will take place at 6 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 16, instead of at noon,
as was stated in the rushing rules,
Harriet Shackleton, '38, president of
the Panhellenic Association, an-
nounced.
This change was made because of
the Minnesota football game which'
will be played that day in Ann Arbor.
Formerly pledge day started at noon
and the ceremony took~ place at 3 p.m.
This year the pledges will be called
for by the sorority women at 5:45
p.m..
To Hold Formals Oct. 11 And 12
The formals will take place this
year Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 11
and 12. Last year they were held
Tuesday and Wednesday of the last
week of rushing. Therefore the ab-
solute silence period will begin at
9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12. This
period will be of shorter duration this
year as it will close at 6 p.m. pledge
day, Miss Shackleton said. Formerly
silence lasted until 9 a.m. the Mon-
day following pledging.
Miss Shackleton stressed the fact!
that sorority women are not allowed
to talk to any independent, whether
she is eligible for rushing or not, ex-
cept during the times of the sched-
uled rushing parties. Also no sorority
woman may enter a dormitory dur-
ing the period of rushing. Rushees
may not have men call for them after
a rushing party. There will be a
penalty for any broken rule, Miss
Shakleton warned.
Rushees May Make Calls
Rushees are asked to call the sor-
orities if there is any mixup about
dates, Miss Shackleton said, for they
are allowed as many calls as they
wish and the sororities are limited
to three for each rushee. Also, rushees
may obtain information about such
matters as the dues and fees for par-
ticular sororities at the Dean of
Women's office.
A new feature this year is the en-
closement in the freshmen pamphlets
of a map with the sorority houses
marked to help the rushees find the
various houses, Miss Shackleton
pointed out. Rushing pamphlets may
be obtained at the Undergraduate
Offices in the League.
Churches Begin
VariedActivities
As Year Begins
Baptist Guild Has Dinner;
Dean Kraus Speaks At
Student Gathering
Sunday marked the initiation of
fall student church activities in most
of the Ann Arbor churches.
Dean Edward H. Kraus was the
main speaker of an inter-guild rally
at 8 p.m. Sunday in the Congrega-
tional Church which was sponsored
by the Student Groups of Protestant
Churches.
The Roger Williams Guild held a
get-together dinner at 6 p.m. Thurs-
day in the First Baptist Guild House
to discuss plans for the coming year.

A mixer for new students given Fri-
day night featured the signing of
autograph books. A short meeting
especially for Freshmen was held at
6 p.m. Sunday with welcoming
speeches by the officers of the group.
The usual fellowship hour following
the meeting and refreshments were
omitted in order that those attend-
ing might go to the rally.
The Youth League for students
of Bethlehem Evangelical church at-
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Phi Eta Sigma Has
Freshman Smoker
Phi Eta Sigma, freshman scholastic
honorary society for men, welcomedj
the first year men to the University
at a smoker at 8 p.m. Wednesday in
the Union. Prof. Karl Litzenberg
of the English department, a mem-
ber of the fraternity, was the prin-
cipal speaker of the evening.
Several other faculty members
who gave short talks were: Dean

League President

Afternoon Lectures
And How To Study'
Talks To Be Given

Freshmen To Hear Dean
Lloyd Speak On 'College
Conduct' Tomorrow
Personality Talks
Will Be Given Later

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Orientation Head

First
To
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HOPE HARTWIG

Year Women Vote
Attend New Series
Study Lectures

MARGARET FERRIES

advisers . . . but of course they weren't alone . . . Patsy
Hughes was having her troubles, no end of them . . . the
academic counselors were certainly a boon to humanity
that first day ... Professors Long and Davis were on the
job at 9 a.m. to start as academic counselors . . . and
there was no intermission in consultation hours for the
rest of the morning . . . Ruth Davis and Betty Hall were
sitting in line trying to fill blank after blank just to
get some of their many signatures down in advance . . .
Bobbie Chissus lad her hands full helping all her group,
finding answers and pencils to accommodate all . . . An-
nabel Van Winkle and Maya Gruhzit felt certain they
were signing their lives away-what with so many blanks
and all with the same signature .. .

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Martha Cook,
Alpha Delta Pi
Win Awards
Scholarship Cup Receivers
To Be Feted At Dinners;
Salow House Is First
Alpha Delta Pi is again the victor
among the sororities for first place in
scholarship, despite a drop in its av-
erage of several points. Last year it
won the scholar1ship cup with an
86.9 average and this year it stands
between 82 and 83. Martha Cook
building again came in first among
the dormitories.
Pi Beta Phi came in second with
almost an 82 average and wrested
tne position from Alpha Chi Omega
which held it last year. However
Alpha Chi Omega with Gamma Phi
Beta stands with the sororities which
have over a 80 average.
Sororities Advance Standings
Delta Gamma rose from 15th place
to fifth and following close behind
it are Delta Delta Delta and Col-
legiate Sorosis. These two sororities
have both come one step up- since
last year.
Kappa Kappa Gamma having
jumped four places stands alone in
the 78-79 rung and just below it is
Kappa Delta. Then Zeta Tau Alpha
and Chi Omega tie for ninth place.
Zeta Tau Alpha last year was in 20th
position.
Above 77 points are found Alpha
Epsilon Phi and Kappa Alpha Theta.
After that, follow Alpha Xi Delta,
Alpha Omicron Pi, Alpha Phi, Phi
Sigma Sigma and Alpha Gamma
Delta.
Helen Newberry Is Second
Second among the dormitories and
still above 80, stands Helen New-
berry Residence and just below it is
found Adelia Cheever House and Al-

With intensive Orientation activi-
ties for new students climaxed last
Thursday by a musical and dramatic
program in the Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre, the program for this and
succeeding weeks will be featured by
Wednesday afternoon lectures and
"How To Study" talks, Margaret
Ferries, '38, Orientation chairman,
announced.
The first speaker in the lecture
series will be Dean Alice Lloyd, who
will talk at 4 p.m. tomorrow in the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre. Her
topic will be "College Conduct." Wed-
nesday, Oct. 6, Prof. Bennett Weaver,
of the English department, will ad-
dress the group. The speaker for
tthe succeeding Wednesday, Oct. 13,
will be announced later.
To Talk On Personality
During the week of Oct. 25, Eliza-
beth Macdonald Osborne, consultant
in appearance, will give talks and in-
dividual conferences. Miss Osborne,
who has carried on work at eastern
women's colleges, helps students to
Atttendance figures at Orien-
tation gatherings this year ex-
ceeded all expectations of the
committtee, Miss Ferries said
yesterday. At the first dinner,
which had been planned for 350
guests, there were 605. Of these
140 were transfers. Wednesday,
there were 424 in attendance and
Thursday there were 570 women.
highlights their good points and min-
imize their defects. This will be her
first visit to this campus.
A series of "How to Study" lec-
tures, was approved by a vote of the
freshman women last Thursday, Miss
Ferries stated, but plans for these
talks have not yet been completed.
At the dinner on the first day of
Orientation, Miss Ferries and Hope
Hartwig, '38, president.of the League,
welcomed the new women students to
the University. Afterwards, both men
and women attended a convocation
in Hill Auditorium, at which Presi-
dent Ruthven, Prof. Philip Bursley,
Director of Orientation, Dean Joseph
Bursley and Dean Alice Lloyd spoke.
The Varsity Glee Club, directed by
Prof. David Mattern, then presented
a musical program.
League Council Introduced
Wednesday evening, Miss Ethel
McCormick, social director of the
League, and Dean Lloyd spoke to the
women in the Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre, and Miss Ferries intro-
duced the members of the League
Council. Each member described the
work of her committee. Because of
the large attendance at the Tuesday
and Wednesday dinners, plans for a
cabaret dinner Thursday evening had
to be cast aside, and guests were
served at the usual long banquet
tables.
Thursday evening's program was
composed of excerpts from last year's
productions of the Freshman Pag-
eant, "Rip Van Winkle," the Sopho-
more Cabaret, "Derby Day," Junior
IGirls' Play, "Feather In His Cap"
a humorous skit about President
Ruthven. Marie Sawyer, '38, was in
charge of the program.
Ann Arbor Group
Will Sponsor Tea
Ann Arbor Independent women
and all who wish to join may attend
a tea to be held early this semester,
FlorencedMcConkey, '38, president,
announced. Freshmen who are eli-
gible for membership are urged to at-
tend the- event, Miss McConkey said.
. The Ann Arbor Independent group
is composed of all Ann Arbor women
students who are not affiliated with
a sorority ortwho do not reside in a
dormitory. Its membership list now
includes about 85 women. The aim

And then came the first big meeting of all the freshmen . . . Hill Audi-
torium opened its doors and in they flowed . . . one of the biggest opening
nights Orientation has ever seen . . . and it was evident that the "old
spirit" was already there in the class of '41 . . . singing, cheering and then
the introductions to the President and other important faculty members
... the way those cheers sounded we'll have no trouble at all at the first
football game . . . Bill Muehl, Bob Vogel and Frank Weaver were busy
pulling out their "M" books to lend their lusty voices to good old Varsity.
Ginny Keilholtz and Jean Forsyth were a bit backward at first but they
soon joined in and seemed to be having a good time .. .
New Students Bewail Water.. .
Phyllis Kennedy was a bit abashed the other day on her trip through
the Library . . . it seems they demand quietude within these portals no
matter what time of year . . . and Phyl didn't seem to understand just why
someone suddenly hushed her rather loud exclamation . . . just as she went
n. into the reference room . . . "after all, no one should be
studying yet" she said.. . and speaking of complaints ...
the water still offers a subject for many wailings . . . one
TJA girl doesn't know just what to do no water for three

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