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W.A.A. Group>s
Announce New
Sem11ester Plans
Attration Of New Season
Will Be Winter Carnival
To Be Given Feb. 19
The Winter Carnival will be thej
stllar attraction of the third W.A.A
season, which will begin the first
week of the new semester, and whichI
will include badminton, basketball,
bowling, dance, fencing, rifle and
The Winter Carnival will be held
Feb. 19 and will consist of ski races'
in the Arboretum, exhibition skating
and races on the new rink at Palmer
ield and a tea dance in the Women's
Athletic Building. Teams from Mich- I
igan State College and University
High School will give competition.
Betty Patten, '38Ed., is in charge.
Tournament Continues
The women's badminton tourna-
ment will continue next semester and
in addition a doubles tourney will be
played, Sally Orr, '40Ed., manager,
announced. A meet with the Ann Ar-I
bor Woman's Club has been planned.1
Mixed badminton will be played
from 7:15 to 9:15 p.m. Wednesdays1
in Barbour Gymnasium.
Club basketball teams, under the
management of Alberta Royal, '40,1
will play a round robin tournament
and the winner will play against a
women's team from Columbia Univer-
sity, March 17. The times of the
games will be announced at a laterT
The women's individual and fac-
ulty-major tournament in bowling.
will continue. In addition there willI
be an intramural tourney. Bowlingt
alleys are open from 4 to 6 p.m. and
from 7 to 9 p.m. weekdays and from
3 to 5 p.m. Saturdays.1
Dnce Club To Perform
The dancing club will start thel
season by working on a program to'

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Skirts Are New Christianity Existed Long A go Figures Show
f.or.' li tristi- m t E Sho
h Ini, Says Foreign Stuident'Why Freshme
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. lit-AC Tno il'u "toust Majiagr To Be
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By GtGEN OLYN DUNLOP orations in India. Miss Chakko added. Enter MIr cnigait
Although any do not know it, "The people in India revere andj
there is historical evidence that Chris- love Mahatma Ghandi as one of the With a deluge of college finalsj
tianity has. existed in India long be- few sincere patriots who is working
fore the Western missions were estab- for the welfare of the country and pouring on the freshman for the first
lished .said Miss Sarah Chakko, Bar- as one who can be trusted," she said. time, maybe he is beginning to won-
bour Scholar here and faculty mem- The place in which his free vesper der just why he picked a place like
her of Isabella Thoburn College, Luck- services are held is one of the few the University to continue his studies.;
now, India. places, said Miss Chakko, where the Figures show that maybe it isn't all,
rich and poor alike sit side by side!
As evidence of this., a fifth century iand peerakeasts y his fault.
cross is still to be found in one of the and where rank, wealth, and position
chrces int Traneored A Christianare all submerged. "These meetings Of 1,660 freshmen who entered in
community hahadn tos i- give a sense of equality and unity to September, statistics from the Regis-'
dence for centuries and their first all, said Miss Chakko. trar's office show that more than 400
contact with Western Christianity was stated that their parents influenced
through the Spanish and Portuguese them in coming to the University, and
navigators, she said. 139 more came because .of relatives.
So when that first low grade goes
.G e9re n dithrough the mail to father, maybe
It is traditionally believed that up- uc some of the blame can boomerang
n on the crucifiction of Christ, Stback to him. One student of the class
Thomas was sent to India to spread bfc41toaid.4mn e eon hesn
the gospel and that he established in' of '41 said he came here on his own
t / .11I1 b1I1 ce I initiative!
southwest India seven churches, some
of which are in ruins today, Miss Despite all the talk about alumni
Chakko stated. She also stated that ;aRy Redden IPla-e, I t influencing athletes to come here,
her ancestors as far back as can be . only 19 members of the large fresh-
traced have been Christian. III Four Evenits; Iivin', man class were attracted to the
The Hindu ruler and his subjects in r IUniversity because of its athletics.
Tujon y (Cene 11(tOV here are 14 of these enrolled in the
the native state of Cochin, in whichTerar of heeand oleone
folwt mti literary college, and only one stu-
Miss Chakko lives, follow the matri- The results of the women's physical dent, an engineer, was influenced by
It must be a breeze-she cer- llineal system in which the children education (bib swimming meet, which an alumnus.
tainIy isn't prepared for much take the family name fo the mother ~hl hsxck Oemd nw oillf a lya motn
mre! At that a smart plaid skirt ae1, 1aoel a held this wveek. were made known Social life may play an important
and casual sweater are the most rather than that of the father aid by Sally Orr. '40Ed., general chair- part on the campus, but if only stu-
acfaual eterg arto they mo st are members of the mother's family.',!ran oA the event. dnswogv oilcusa hi
comfortable things to study in as Mis* Chakko also said that the casteh' dents who gave social clubs as their
this lever girl robably learned ystem is gradually breaking don Helcn Davids, '40Ed., and Mary reason for attending participated in
from experience. The all-around and is now present mainly among the Redden, '38Ed, ted on the 'rawi the social life, it would be sadly lack-
pleats in this skirt mark it as 1older gand the more con- stroke for form. Doris Cranmore, ing. Seventeen students are here be-
otrltyerw.genierationanth moec-I
strictly new. #servative families. Students in high '40Ed., placud second. Miss Redden cause of social clubs.
school and college there are not very also won the back stroke for form. Intellectual curiosity and interest
Miss White said, but the initial meet- caste conscious, Miss Chakko da- Elizabeth Frerh, '39, and Mary Jane in special subjects were stated by
ing will take place at 4:30 p.m. dared. However, 'castc' still holds in Mueller. '38Ed.. were next, more than 600 as their main objective
Thursday, Feb. 17. marriages. The winner of the breast stroke for here. This should prove the fact that

The third in the series of Faculty-
Alumnae dances for this year will be
given from 9:30 to 32:30 p.m. Thurs-
day. Feb. 10 in the Union Ballroom.
Music will be furnished by Bob Stein-?
le's orchestra.
These dances are sponsored by the
Faculty Women's Club each yeai andI
at the end of the season a dinner'
dance is held. A committee, including
Mrs. Merton Wallington, Mrs. Archs

The house athletic managers will
be entertained by the W.A.A. Board
a1t a Valentine party to be given at
4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14, at the
W.A.A. Building Ruth Hartmann,
'3S, women's intramural manager,
This will be the first time this year
that the Board has entertained the
athletic managers. Miss Hartmann
said. The purpose is to acquaint the
managers and the board.
A short business meeting will also

Wilson, Mrs. Peter Kelly, Mrs. be held and at this time specific in-
Charles M. Davis, and Mrs. Willett formation will be imparted to the
Ramsdell, is in charge of arrange- managers about the third W.A.A.
ments for the season's dances. season which will start that week,


There will be an intercollegiate
telegraphic rifle meet next semester,
Olive Reed, '39, manager announced.
The rifle range is open from 3 to 5
p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and
from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thurs-
days at the W.A.A. Building.
Helen Wolf, '40Ed., announced that,

Ne Love Matches form was Sally Kenny. '38Ed. Miss
Young men and women in India on Redden also placed in this, coming
the whole do not marry for love, Miss' mn second. Fastest in swimming the
Chakko stated, but rather the mar- 'lidth crawl was Geraldine Krueger,
riage is arranged by the family. The 4lEd., and Lois Clingman and Neva
main reason for this, Miss Chakko Celby, '4lEd., tied for second place.
added, is that there are not many op- Dorothy Gardiner, '38Ed., won the
portunities for young people to be- yidth backstroke with Florence Cork-

most students are here to try to get
an education, and that outside activi-
ties are only a side issue to their aims
in life.
Among the other reasons given
were "other influences," 42, school
friend, 69, teacher, 82, and acquain-
tance, 111. The reputation of the
L University influenced six of the fresh-
men to attend.
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be given during February. There will an intramural swimming meet will come acquainted socially. They do not'
be five scheduled performances Beat- ; probably be held March 8 in the go out together and dates are con-
rice Lovejoy, '39Ed., president of the Union Pool. She also said that a tele- sidered improper.'
club, announced. z graphic meet with Syracuse is planned Winter in north India was de-
l lizabeth White, '39, manager of for the middle of March. s:i'ibed by Miss Chakko as being the
fencing, said that there will probably Imost beautiful time of the year when
be a five way fencing meet between WALTZ TO DESCRIBE UNION ( the country is ablaze with roses andI
Columbus University, Toledo Univer- Stanley G. Waltz, manager of the other flowers. One would not think of
sity, the University of Detroit, Mich- Union will speak on "The Michigan going to the florist to buy roses, said
igan State College and the Univer- Union." at a dinner meeting of the Miss Chakko. because they are so pro-
sity of Michigan. The time of the University of Michigan Club of Ad- fuse and can be picked off the bushes.
regular club meeting may be changed, rian. Feb. 10. . The rose is one of the Christmas dec-

Lm. 4lEd., placing second. Helen.
Wolf, '40Ed.. did 50 yards in '35 sec-
onds in the crawl, and Miss French
and Miss Davids came in second and

i-hird in this event. I Iervewing For L.eagiw
Miss Clingman, Marion Weiss, '41- Positions Starts Feb. 14
Ed.. and Miss Gardiner were winners d
for the resting backstroke. Miss Ken- Judiciary Council will interview
ny and Miss Reddcn won in the tan- junior women for the major league
dem crawl. Miss French and Elaine positions and 3 council positions
Bergers, '39, were second while Miss s'arting at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14.
Cranmore and Helen Goodman, '39.rcording to Agelene Maliszewski,
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Miss French won the backstroke
race by swimming 25 yards in 21.8
eccnds. Miss Mueller and Miss Gar-
; diner came in second and third on
this event. Gene McCoy, Grad., was
judged the champion diver while Miss
Redden and Miss Kenny placed sec-
ond and third.
Chic Niev Biluses
Cheer Jaded Spirit
WFitI Spring Touch
The touch of spring in the new
blouses is timed to cheer a jaded
spirit with the assurance that spring
is really on its way. These blouses
w #can be worn now under a fur coat
and will carry on until nearly sum-
Two new silhouettes are making
this an interesting fashion spring.
Fitted tunicblouses give a tubula
effect, wihen accentcel by slendeiiin#'
pin-stripe suits with hip-length jack-
Ci s. A conilet e contrast to this sit-
houette is the "Gibson girl" blouse
with loose shoulder-line and long full
sleeves fastened tight at the wrist.
Made of sheli' material this style is
Ivfery femlinine.
Among tailored blouses, those
handmade of linen or lingerie ma-
terials'are the most daintily feminin(
and fill anost every need. Narrow
e i ical tucks down the front aid
Iiail pearl butttonis show Perfect taste
t nd clgrooming.
Tailored short-sleeved silk blouses
may be accented only by rows of
titching on the sleeves and collar
and down the front. Buttons in the
enamelled buttons may lend variety
to this universaly popular style.
Dressy 'blouses in printed silks or
4hbers often have soft draped bodices
tioadened shoulder-line. One in a
,,)ay flower print is gathered grace-
fully to a lace strip running down
the center of the blouse and around
he co1ar. Another, a bright Paisley
print, ties into a crisp bow at the
( seckline.
Pi Beta Pli sorority announces its
ofliicers for the new semester. They
are Barbara Teall, '39, president;
Frances Robinson, '39. vice-president;
Marjorie Merker. '39, treasurer; Mar-
jorie Roebeck. '39. recording secre-
tary; Jane Holden, '39, correspond-
Jenny Peterson. '39, and alternate
ing secretary: Convention delegate,.
S delegateBarbara Heath, '39.


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Interviewing will continue from 3
to 6 p.m. Tuesday. Feb. 15; 4 to 6
p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16; 3 to 6 p.m.
Ihursday, Feb. 17; and 3 to 5 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 17. Petitions for the posi-
ions were accepted all this week.


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