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Women Meet
Purdue Debate
Team Tonight
Miss Betty Mansfied And
Miss Katherine Schultz
To Represent Michigan
The negative team from the Uni-
versityhWomen's Debating Team will
meet the affirmative team of Purdue
University at 8 p.m. today in La-
fayette, Ind., debating the issue of
Betty Jane Mansfield, '39, and Ka-
therine Schultz, '39, will be the rep-
resentatives from this University. and
they will debate against two women
students from Purdue University. Ac-
companying Miss Mansfield and Miss
Schultz will be Miss olive Lockwood.
who is an assistant in the speech
Debater Has Had Experience
Miss Mansfield has had one year of
debating experience. She was a mem-
ber of the entertainment committee
for the 1936 Freshman Project, has
been active on League committees
and was chairman of the ticket com-
mittee for this year's Assembly Ban-
Miss Schultz has had two years of
debating experience, and during her
freshman year was assistant chair-
man of the Freshman Project. She is
a member of Athena Society and was
active in Sophomore Cabaret work
last year.
Same Debate Held Dec. 9
The question of this debate is the
same as that for the debate which
was held Dec. 9 in the League Ball-
room: "Resolved: That the United
States Should Maintain a Policy of
Complete Neutrality in International
Disputes." Margaret Ann Ayers, '38,
and Barbara H. Bradfield, '38, debat-
ed at that time against two women
students from the University of Min-
All the women's debating teams of
the Big Ten schools are arguing this
question. Today's debate will com-
plete the Purdue-Minnesota-Mich-
igan combination, as the Purdue neg-
ative team has already met the Min-
nesota affirmative.
Miss Lockwood, Miss Mansfield and
Miss Schultz left yesterday for La-
fayette and they plan to return to-
Junior Girls' Play
Groups Meet Today
Dancing practice for the 1938 Jun-
ior Girls Play will be held from 4 to
6 p.m. today at the League, it was
announced yesterday by Charlotte
Poock, charman of the dance com-
Women who have had no previous;
dancing lessons should attend at 4
p.m. and the advanced group will
meet at 5 p.m. The room will be an-
nounced on the bulletin board.
The publicity committee will meet
at 3:15 p.m. and the costume com-
mittee at 4:15 p.m. The ushers and
makeup committees Will hold their
meetings at 5 p.m.
Roberta Chissus, general chairman,
urges that all members attend the
meetings in order to obtain health re-
check slips. Transfers should get
special permission slips from Miss
Perry and give them to the commit-
tee chairmen at the meeting.
This is Another
Mid -Winter

Values from
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Writes Children's Play

Social Service
Council Honors
Youth Directors

Moping On The Mall
By Me"'"der""#" """ni

Harold Golds To Preside In spite of "he post-vacation lull in activities that usually is in evidence
j at this time, the League and the W.A.A. seem to be getting under way
At Showing Of Movies fairly well.
epicting Youth Hostels Wyvern started off with their Tuesday luncheon. All the member,
were there, among them Janet Fullenwider, Poodie Pomeroy, Charlotte Poock
Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Smith, di- Sybil Swartout, Betty Lyon, Stephanie Parfet, Roberta Chihsus, Marian
rectors of the youth hostel movement, Baxter and Barbara Heath.
will be honored at a tea, given by the J.G.P. committees will begin toaay to get down to the serious business
Ann Arbor Social Service Council, at of functioning. No less than five different groups are scheduled to have
3:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Women's
t~hL1U-;nLC ,utiug meetings.

Union Ballroom Is Scene Diplomacy Speech
Of Faculty-Alumni Dance Given By Slosson
More than 100 couples attended
the Faculty-Alumni dance held last Prof. Preston W. Slosson of the
night in the Union ballroom. Music history department spoke on "Great
was furnished by Bob Steinle's or- Power Diplomacy" at the Graduate
chestra. Luncheon, held yesterday in the
Prof. and Mrs. Ivan H. Walton were; Russian Tea Room of the 'League.
seen at the door. Mrs. Walton wore Diplomacy is similar to a game of
a red satin gown with gold accessor- chess and is distinguished by in-
ies. Dr. and Mrs. Carl Guthe were equality, the line iaetween the great
and small powers teing very defli-
seen talking with Prof. and Mrs. inite, Professor Slosson said. He de-
James K. Pollock. Mrs. Guthe wore lined a great power as one having a
beige crepe. White crepe with rhine- permanent seat in the Council of
stones was the choice of Mrs. Pollock. the League of Nations.
Mrs. Frederick Benz was seen on the Diplomacy, according to Professor
ballroom floor in grey net with silver I Slosson, has divided the world into
sequin jacket. two armed camps, the League powers
A subscription dinner party preced- and the Non-League or fascist pow-
ing the dance was given for Mr. and ers. Although these powers are of
Mrs. John Fyfe in honor of their 14th unequal resources, the fascists gov-
wedding anniversary. Six couples in- ernments are more able to be reckless
eluding Mr. and Mrs. Carl Stuhrberg, because they have nothing to lose.
Mr. and Mrs.. Leo Burns, Mr. and Professor Slosson said that the
Mrs. Clarence Yates, Mr. and Mrs. J. only danger of war lies in the Non-
W. Mundus and Mr. M. E. Donnelly League powers over-stepping their
attended. bonds.

Athletic Building.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith are now on a
tour of the American youth hostels,
which are situated in New England.
Pennsylvania, Michigan and Cali-
fornia. They plan to meet and talk'
with people in these areas and tell
ELEANOR McCOY about the youth hostel movement.
Mr. Harold Golds. president of the
SA tSocial Service Council, will preside
at a showing of colored movies which
Swilldepict hosteling here and abroad.
l' ea ore IV w Mrs. Ruthven, Mrs. A. S. Whitney,
and Mrs. J. B. Edmonson will pour.
Hostesses will be Mrs. Edward Hun-
M other Goose ter, Mrs. A. C. Furstenberg, Mrs.
Julio del Toro and Mrs. Earl Cress.
There are more youth hostels with-
Eleanor MCCoy, '39, is the aspiring in reach of Ann Arbor than any oth-
young author of the operetta, "Knave er town in Michigan. The move-
and Maids" to be presented by Chil- ment was organized to give young
drens Theatre tomorrow and Satur- people a chance to travel more cheap-
day in the Lydia Mendelssohn ly and offers lodging to those who are
Theatre. hiking, bicycling, canoeing, horse-
This is the first work of Miss Mc- back ridingand skiing. Hostels are
Coy but she stated that she is in- located in many European countriesl
terested in writing critical book re- and are much more widly used there
views when she leaves the University. than in the United States.
She is majoring in English composi-
The play which was originally c eddings
written for adults has been used by
Childrens Theatre with a cast com-
posed mainly of children. The gay,a
whimsical plot is the story of fa-
miliar Mother Goose characters, who
have been placed in an entirely newE
Miss McCoy stated that the basic The engagements and wedding of
plot had been worked out in her mind four University students were an-
since last year, but the actual writig nounced recently.
was done in the period between sum- Rev. E. S. Hallmartz of Bradford,
mer school and the regular session. Pa. announces the engagement of
Words for the songs were written by his daughter, Alice, to Evans Fos-
Miss McCoy, but she explained that burg, '37, son of Mrs. J. K. Fosburg
difficulty arose when work on the of Jamestown, N.Y.
lyrics was begun. John Van der The engagement of Laura Colburn,
Muelen, '38A, wrote the- music but daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. V. Col-
this task required recomposing of burn of Jamestown, N.Y., to Burt
many of the original verses. Marie Lindblad, '39, was announced dur-
Sawyer, '38. and Marjorie Coe, '38, ing the holidays. Lindblad is the son
did the dance choruses for the play. of Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Lindblad of
Miss McCoy is a member of Gam- Collingswook, N.J. Miss Colburn was!
ma Phi Beta sorority and is a mem- l graduated last year from William
ber of the theatre-arts committee. and Mary College, Va.
Christine Gesell, daughter of Dr.
and Mrs. Robert Gesell of Ann Ar-
RUTHVENS MEET ALUMNI bor, and Roger Stevens, son of Mr.
President and Mrs. Ruthven will at- and Mrs. Stanley Stevens of New
tend a joint meeting of the Grand York City were married Saturday,
Rapids alumni and alumnae Jan. 14, Jan. 1 in the Collegiate Church of
it was announced yesterday. St. Nicholas in New York City. 1

W.A.A. had their Board meeting yesterday-present were Martha Till-
man, Mary Johnson, Dorothy White, Norma Curtis, Buffy White, Sally
Kenny, Betty Patten, Helen Wolf and Marjorie Merker.
Zone VIII To Belonored.,
The girls of Zone VIII are to be the guests of honor at a W.A.A. tea
today. It's the first in a series that the Women's Athletic Association is
planning for the various League houses. Virginia Allen is chairman of the
affair and helping her are Ruth Hartman, Virginia Mulholland, Mary May
Scoville, Harriet Sharkey and Ruth Smith. In the way of entertainment,
Sally Kenny will do the calling for some real old-time dancing, and as a
contrast Peg Calkins is slated for a swingy truckin' exhibition. Helen
Dunn is the athletic manager of Zone VIII, by the way.
Louise Patterson, Roberta Moore and Marion Wiess were the only bowlers
reported so far this week, Mary Richardson, Florence Dyer and Joan Bev-
ington have been getting back into practice in riflery. Swimming Club
only drew two members yesterday-Marie Brams and Twila Traber. Jean
Peterson, Julia Comienski, Charlotte Robinson, Sue Gordon, Marjorie
Cheadle, Jeanne McCutcheon, Vera Foote, Jean Jessop, Edith Howell and
Helen Jamerson were in the regular class, though.
Ruthven Tea Attracts Many. .
Many students took advantage of the opportunity to chat with faculty
members at the Ruthven Tea, held yesterday at the President's home.
Dean Wilbur Humphreys, Prof. Karl Litzenberg, Prof. Bennett Weaver
'and Prof. Robert C. Angell were the professors specially invited.
Mrs. Weaver, who poured from 4 to 4:30 p.m., wore a dubonnet
dress and brown accessories. Mrs. Litzenberg, who poured from 4:30 to 5
p.m. chose black accented with green. Mrs. James Orbison, housemother
of Delta Delta Delta, wore black and white.
Many members of Sigma Phi fraternity attended the ,tea, among them
Lorne Meisel, Edward Mack and Joseph and Leslie Spitzley. A foreign
visitor -was also a guest at the tea, Miss Helga von Amann, of Vienna,
Austria. Others who attended were Marjorie Zimmerman, Barbara More,
Mary Fran Brown, Jane Grove and Betty Mandel.
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