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AY, JAN. 9, 1938


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'Song Of China'
ToBe Shown At
Chinese Students To Give
Stage Show After Film
To Benefit Relief Fund
The Chinese students of the Uni-
versity have announced a Chinese
movie and stage show to be presented
at 8 p.m. Friday, in the Lydia Men-
delssohn Theatre. The entertainment!
is for the benefit of their civilian re-
lief fur:a.
Recent reports from the Interna-
tional Service Committee of the
Shanghai Rotary Club indicate that'
the refugee lists are increasing at the
rate of 200 a day. The Salvation
Army alone is caring for 10,000 refu-
gees in Shanghai.
Students Are Contributing
In face of this great need, the Chi-
nese students in the United States
are making every effort to contribute
as much as possible to the relief of
their suffering countrymen. The
Michigan group, which is the largest
at any American University, is spon-
soring this Chinese movie as a means
of raising their portion of this relief
The picture, "Song of China," has
been pronounced by Beaton of the
Hollywood Spectator as the best ex-
ample of the art of the screen which
he has viewed in the past six months.
It represents the finest cinema art of
China. It is entirely the work of
Chinese actors and producers and was
filmed in China. The picture is au-
thentic in every detail, giving a con-
vincing and beautiful picture of Chi-
nese life before the war.
Stage Show To Be Given
The Chinese students are present-
ing also a brief stage show, after
the picture. There will be a special
matinee at 2:30 p.m. Saturday for
the benefit of those who cannot see
the film Friday night.
Tickets, which are priced at 50
cents, are on sale at the Union,
League, Ulrich's Bookstore and
Wahr's Bookstore.
To Begin Individual
The individual bowling tournament
will begin tomorrow and continue un-
til Jan 28, it was announced by Miss
Ruth Helsel, 'instructor of physical
education for women..
Round one and byes must be finish-
ed during this week, Miss Helsel said.
All those who enter the tournament
must bowl one line for the first three
rounds and two lines for the semi-
finals, free.

Skate In Swing Skirts

Week's Entertainment To Bring
Slenezynski, Interfraternity Ball

"Swing is here to sway" not only
in the realm of music, but in that
of ice as well, it seems. At least, the
wide flare of such skirts as the one
pictured above indicates that de-
signers are preparing for freedom
of action on the rinks as well as
on the dance floor.1
Gregor yA nnounces
No Postponements
of SwingSessions
The regular Wednesday night
Swing Sessions will continue this

Besides the mournful prospect of
impending exams, there is something
to look forward to in the way of this
week's entertainment.
At 3:15 and 8:15 p.m. today, the
fourth in the series "Some Memor-
able American Films" will be shown
at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
Today's showing is entitled "Mystery
and Violence," and includes "Under-
world" and "Tatters." These old films
are collected and released by the Mu-
seum of Modern Art in New York.
Ruth Slenczynski To Be Here
Culturally, tomorrow brings the
sensational 12-year-old pianist, Ruth
Slenczynski, to Hill Auditorium. Miss
Slenczynski first appeared in public
at the age of four and made her
Berlin debut at six. Her father, a
Polish violinist, was her first teacher.
Along in her second year she showed
tendencies of becoming a problem
child-wouldn't .eat, slept badly-
until her father purchased for her
an upright piano. Complications
promptly vanished.
She has appeared as a guest star
with Rudy Vallee and has toured the
cities of two continents since her New
York debut three years ago. The
youthful artist will celebrate her 13th
birthday on the 15th of this month.
Lecture To Be Held
At 7:15 p.m. Wednesday in Room
103 of the Romance Language Build-
ing, an illustrated lecture called "A
Movie Trip Through South America"
is scheduled. Although the lecture
will be given by W. B. Timberlake, the
actual movies were taken by his son,
Clare Timberlake, '28, who was re-
cently appointed American consul at
Vigo, Spain, in the revolution area.
After Timberlake the younger grad-
uated from the University, he was
appointed consul to Canada, and from

there went to Buenos Aires, where
the films were taken.
Captain John Craig returns to Ann
Arbor for his second lecture, Thurs-
day night., Capt. Craig was winner'
of the Motion Picture Academy of
Arts Award for undersea photog-
raphy. His new movie is entitled
"Adventures of a Thrill Cameraman."
Interfraternity Ball Friday
Friday night is, of course, the long-
heralded Interfraternity Ball to be
held in the Union. Bernie Cummings,
who is usually associated with the'
Edgewater Beach Hotel in Chicago, is
the maestro.
Friday and Saturday the Chinese'
students of the University are pre-
senting an all-Chinese movie and
stage show at the Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre. The money is being raised
for the benefit of their civilian relief
fund to help the war refugees. The
title of the movie is "Song Of China,"
produced by Beaton of the Hollywood
W eddieis
c~and ..o
Two engagements were recently
Dr. Hubert Charles King announces
the engagement of his daughter, Lois,
'38, to Douglas Bryant, son of Mrs.
Albert G. Bryant.
Miss King is affiliated with Pi Beta
Phi. She was a member of the League
I Council in 1935-36, Theatre Arts
chairman, secretary-treasurer of the
League in 1936-37 and a member of
the Women's staff of the Daily in
1935-36. Miss King is also a mem-
ber of Wyvern and Mortarboard.
Mr. Bryant is a graduate of Stan-
ford University, class of 1935, and he
is employed by the William L. Clem-
ents Library. The wedding will take
place during the summer.
The engagement of Barbara Smith,
daughter of Mrs. Cramer Smith of
Pontiac, and J. Burgess Book, son of
J. Herbert Book, III, of Detroit was
announced ecently.
Miss Smith attended the University
where she was affiliated with Alpha1
First Aid Course Of Red
Cross Begins This Week
The first class in a first aid course
for both men and women students,
sponsored by the local chapter of the
American Red Cross, will be held from
7 to 9 p.m. some evening this week,
probably Thursday, in University
The course will consist of ten two-
hour periods of lectures, demonstra-
tions and practice one evening per
week. Doctors from the Hospital will
give the instruction. An American
Red Cross first aid certificate will be
given to all students completing the
work satisfactorily.
DETROIT, Jan. 8.-(!P)-First boat
to be launched in Detroit shipyards
in 1938, the John Hust, slid down
the ways at the Great Lakes Engi-
neering Co. works today.

New Footwear
Fashions Show
Extreme Lines
Even the shoes are getting tempera-
mental! And if you've made up your
mind that you are very much tired
of the suede pumps you've been wear-
ing all fall and winter and that you
would prefer something different, oh
entirely different, then the new shoes
are yours!
It's a bit of the Italian touch, and a
very radical bit too! After Ferragamo
of Florence presented his thick cork-
soles to the astonished world, other
designers covered the cork soles with
kid and other skins. These are now
worn (or rather, worn if you can make
it) for street wear. Of course, for
campus they are simply out of the
question, but if you want to call a,
small sized riot, there's nothing bet-
Beginnings Were Crude
But from these crude beginnings
have sprung Ferragamo's inspiration.
The sole is built up starting from the
toes and ascending to the heel. The
sole itself is flat on the bottom but
forms sort of a triangle with the body
of the shoe.
But if you want something a little
less sensational and still on the "being
different" side, you'll like the fashion-
able shoes in python leather. They
say men risk their lives to captiure
these beasts, but it's certainly worth
the effort. They make very, very
smart shoes.
There Are Pumps And Pumps
There are pumps dressed up with
little bows, and pumps that are built
up a bit toward the ankle. If you
have sturdy ankles, there are those
which fasten with a strap right at
that point of your leg. They give your
foot extra length and grace, if that's
what you're looking for. Cross-strap-
ped shoes are very good and also come
in python. Of course the toe-less
shoes are featured everywhere and
come also in this new leather.
Going South?
For you people with an eye toward
the southern points for between se-
mesters and spring vacation, the white
shoes are making their appearance,
and very much of an arrearance too.
Brown-and-white combinations are
still the best. The toe-less angle comes
in here as well. One pair is in white
calf-skin with trimmings of perfor-
ated luggage tan. For campus in the
spring they'll give a brand new feel-
So with these suggestions you should
really be stepping high.
Wyvern will meet at 5 p.m. tomor-
row in the Undergraduate office of
the League, Harriet Pomeroy, '39,
president, announced yesterday. At-
tendance is compulsory.

Faculty Women
Will See Plays
Mrs. Brinkman To Direct
Play Production Skits
Two one-act plays will be presented
by Piay Production at 3:30 p.m. Wed-
nesday in the Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre as a guest performance spon-
sored for the Faculty Women's Club.
The plays, "If The Shoe Pinches"
and "The Next War" will be under the
direction of Mrs. Joseph Brinkman.
Mrs. Brinkman has also directed
Comedy Club plays for the University.
These plays were given three years
ago and included "The Last Of Mrs.
Cheyney" and "Little Love." The
latter was writtgp by Vincent Wall
and was a Hopwood winner.
The cast of the first play, "If The
Shoe Pinches," will include Miriam
Brous, '39; Mary Rail, '39; Ellen Roth-
blatt, '39.and Bunty Bain, '39Ed.
Those in the cast of "The Next
War" are Morley Baer, Grad; Myrtle
Holtby, '39F&C; Dorothy Cloudman,
'38; Bettie Howard, '39; Rita Kauf-
mann, '40; Rowena Lacoste, '39 and
Glenn Clark. The play is a serious
satire and is concerned with the story
of a German who was exiled from his
native country for his pacifistic sym-
Badminton: Women's tourna-
ment, open to all women, begins
tomorrow. Entries will not be ac-
cepted after noon tomorrow.
Regular play 7:15 to 9:15 p.m.
Wednesday, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Fri-
day, Barbour Gymnasium.
Batketball: Intramural tourna-
ment: Jordan Hall vs. Alpha Chi
Omega, Zone I-A vs. Zone V, 5:10
p.m. tomorrow; Betsy Barbour
House vs. Mosher Hall, Zeta Tau
Alpha vs. Helen Newberry Resi-
dence, 5:10 p.m. Tuesday; Adel-ia
Cheever vs. Kappa Kappa Gam-
ma, Chi Omega vs. Zone VIII, 5:10
p.m. Wednesday; Zone III vs.
Alpha Epsilon Phi 4:15 p.m.
Thursday; Collegiate Sorosis vs.
Martha Cook Building, Zone IV vs.
Alpha Omicron Pi, 5:10 Thursday.
Bowling: Individual tournament
starts tomorrow, 4 to 6 p.m. and 7
to 9 p.m. tomorrow through Fri-
day, 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Wom-
en's Athletic Building.
Dance Club: 7:30 p.m. Thursday,
Sarah Caswell Angell Auditorium,
Barbour Gymnasium.
Fencing: 4:30 p.m. Thursday,
Barbour Gymnasium.
Swimming Club: 4 p.m. tomor-
row and Wednesday, Union Pool.
Rifle: 3 to 5 p.m. tomorrow and
Wednesday, 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday
and Thursday, Women's Athletic

week according to schedule and there - __
will be no more postponements, Doug- j DormitoryMakes
las Gregory, '39, director of the ses-
sions, announced yesterday. 1 Plans For Dance
'Due to a misunderstanding last
week," he said, "the session did not! Allen-Rumsey Dormitory will give
meet. We do not want students to 1 its second dance of the season from
think that the class has been dis- 9 to 12 p.m. Saturday in - the small
continued, and we want 'them to know ballroom of the Union, Robert Ellis,
that it will meet from 7:30 to 9 p.m. '40 and John McElftesh, '41E, chair-
Wednesday according to schedule. If men of the affair, announced yes-
ihe room is changed, there will be a terday.
notice to that effect." During the intermission a floorl
There will be two more Swing show will be presented by some of theI
Sessions before examinations, and dormitory residents. It will feature
then they will continue with two a fan dance, a Persian ballet, an ada-
more sessions next semester, Gregory gio apache dance, a Mae West act,
said. The rhumba, tango and new i a Helen Morgan theme song ren-
shag steps are to be taught. dition, a fencing act, and a dance
The class for high-school students contest. The dance will be semi-
of Ann Arbor will meet at 7 p.m. formal and there has been planned
tomorrow in the League Ballroom, a dance contest between those dressed
and these sessions are to continue in formal wear and those couples
throughout the examination period, dressed informally.
A second series is to be arranged for Tickets will be 75 cents per couple
the high-school group, according to and are on sale at the Allen-RumseyI
Gregory. Dormitory desk, Ellis said.







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