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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

iower Shuffle' Will Be

Theme Of 1939

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April 29 To Be
Date Of Annual
Class Program
Two Chairmen Are Added
To Central Committee;
Will Give Floor Show
"Shower Shuffle" has been chosen
as the name of the '199 Freshman
Project which will be presented Sat-
urday, April 29, by the freshman
women, Betty Fariss, general chair-
man, announced yesterday. The
theme to be carried out is in har-
mony with rainy weather typical of
Ann Arbor in the spring.
Floor Show To Be Given
A 45-minute floor show will be
presented during the dance which
will be held in the League. D incing
and singing choruses have already
begun work under the direction of
Frances Aaronson, dance chairman,
and Helen Rhodes, music iharma.
Miss Rhodes also said that "Puddle
Jump," an original song writte by
June Wales and Gwendolyn Dunn,
both freshmen, would be used.
Patricia Hadley and Mildred Cur-
tis have been added to the central
committee, Miss Fariss said. They
will be in charge of filing a report on
every woman participating In Frosh
Project, a task which has been sug-
gested often before but is being put
into effect for the first time in the
"Shower Shuffle."
Dues To Be Collected
The finance committee, under the
direction of Margaret Polenbaum,
chairman, is gettin started on the
collection of a dollar from every
freshman woman, to be used in the
production of the dance. The dollar
is in the nature of class dues, Miss
Farriss said, and is necessary sice
all expenses must be met before
the night of the dance. It is hoped
that approximately $500 will be col-
lected in this manner.
Tickets for the "Shower Shuf4e"
will go on sale shortly after vacation
under the direction of Isabel Balfaur
and her committee.
New Officers
Are Appointed
To WAA Posts
Harriet Sharkey Is Head;
Janet Homer, Jeannette
Stickels Get Positions
(Continued from Page 1)
helped with Lantern Night, last year's
swing concert, the WAA style show
and the swimming meet. She took
part in Sophomore Cabaret and tried
bout for the Michiganensian. She is
on the Assembly board and helped
with last year's Assembly banquet.
She is also a member of the merit
system and orientation committees of
the League.
Jeannette Stickels, '40, is athletic
manager of Martha Cook, WAA
bowling manager and a member of
the swimming club.
Miss Grove took part in Fresh-
man Project and Sophomore Cabaret.
She is ticket chairman for Michigras
and a member of the hockey and golf
teams. She was on a committee for
Soph Prom and is a member of the
League scial and publicity commit-
tees. She is a member of Kappa Al-
pha Theta.
Miss Gross acted as rifle manager
this year. She has been active at
Lane Hall and is a member of the
Cercle Francais. She has been on

the publicity, merit system, theatre
arts and dance commnittees of the
League, took part in Sophomore
Cabaret and Junior Girls Play, and
helped with Assembly banquet.
Miss Kaphai4 is now a sophomore
on The Daily. She took part in last
year's Freshman Project, and is a
member of the League social and
theatre arts committees. She is af-
filiated with Alpha Epsilon Phi.
Miss Roberts, a member of Gamma
Phi Beta, took part in Freshman
Project last year. She is basketball
manager and a member of the Michi-
gras committee and the League so-
cial committee.
Miss Connery took part in Fresh-
man Project, Sophomore Cabaret,
Junior Girls Play, and helped with
last year's Michigras. She has been
very active in all sports. Miss Keller
is a tryout on The Daily, is helping
with Freshman Project and is ping-
pong manager. Miss Allen is a mem-
ber of the swimming club and of the
social and ballroom 'committees of
the League. She is a member of Pi
Beta Phi.
Students Will Givef
'The Fickle Widow'
China will again be brought to the

To Sing At spring Ball

Banquet Theme Is Announced

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A semi-formal musicale by the ing approximately 250 faculty mem-
University's Little Symphony with bers and friends.
Thor Johnson conducting will be held Dean Alice Lloyd, Miss Ruth Dan-
at 8 p.m. today at Helen Newberry ielson, social director of the dormi-
Residence. The house is entertain- tory, will receive.

WARREN FOSTER
Newman Club
Will Give Ball
Swing Quintet To Appear
With Sawyer's Band
Bill Sawyer and his orchestra will
play for the annual Newman Club
spring formal, from 9 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday, April 21, in the Union Ball-
room, Jack Cooney, publicity chair-
man, announced yesterday.
With the orchestra will appear a'
special Swing Quintet, composed of
a vibra-phone, clarinet, cornet, pi-
ano, and bass. Miss Virginia Lee
and Warren Foster will sing at the
dance. During the intermission the
orchestra will give a special concert
arrangement of "Deep Purple." "Big
John" Houdek, who plays both string
and recording bass, will do "Fer-
dinand the Bull" by special request.
On the central committee for the
dance are: Mary Ellen Spurgeon,
40, .and Don Siegel, '39E, general
chairmen, John Simons, ticket chair-
man, Mary Jane Kronner, '40, pa-
trons chairman, Bill Sherzer, '41, and
Pat Vihtelic, co-chairmen of decora-
tions, Jack Cooney, publicity chair-
man, and Ruth Rochon, program
chairman.
WAA SPORTS SCHEDULE
Basketball: Club basketball at
4:30 p.m. and at 5 p.m. Tuesday
and Thur'sday at Barbour Gym-
nasium.
Bowling:'3:15 p.m. to 6 p.m. and
7 p.m. to 9 p.m. daily; 3 p.m. to 6
p.m. Saturday at the WAA build-
ing.
Dance Club: Composition and
Technique at 7:30 p.m. and Waltz
at 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Barbour
Gymnasium.
Rifle: 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. to-
mprrow, Wednesday and Friday;
3:,0 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday
and Thursday at the WAA build-
ing.
Fencing: Meetings at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday, at 4:15
p.m. Wednesday and at 10:15 a.m.
Saturday at Barbour Gymnasium.
Swimming Club: Meeting at 4
p.m. tomorrow at the Union Pool.

List Of Patrons
Of Installation.
Dinner Named
10th Birthday Of League
To Be Celebrated; New
Officers To Be Installed
A birthday party in celebration of
the 10th anniversary of the League
Building will be the theme of the
1939 Installation Banquet at 6 p.m.
Thursday in the ballroom and Grand
Rapids Room of the League, Jean
Holland, '39, general chairman of
the Banquet, announced.
Patrons, and patronesses for the
Installation Banquet were announced
yesterday by Harriet Pomeroy, chair-
man. The list includes: Presid'nt
and Mrs. Ruthven, Dean and Mrs.
Joseph Bursley, Dean Henry Ander-
son, Dean Alice C. Lloyd, Dean and
Mrs. Erich A. Walter,-Dean and Mrs.
Walter B. Rea, Dean Jeanette Perry,
Registrar and Mrs. Ira M. Smith, Dr.
and Mrs. Howard Y. McClusky, Prof.
and Mrs. Philip Bursley, Mrs. S. B.
Conger.
Patrons Are Listed
Miss Ethel McCormick, Mrs. Mar-
tha Rae, Miss Mary E. Gleason, Mrs.
Holly Dobbins, Miss Marie Hartwig,
Mrs. Helen Mott, Mrs. Mitchell, Mrs.
Florence L. Preston, Miss Ruth H.
Danelson..
Dean Lloyd and Dr. McClusky will
be the principal speakers at the Ban-
quet. Miss Holland will make the an-
nouncements in the ballroom and
Sybil Swartout, '39, will be in charge
of the announcements in the Grand
Rapids Room.
Appointments To Be Announced
High-lights of the program will
include the installation of the new
League president, and the announce-
ment of her board, the introducton of
the new Women's Athletic Associa-
tion Board, presentation of the Ethel
McCormick scholarship, announce-
ment of the chairman and members
of Judiciary Council and tapping by
Mortar Board and Senior Society.
Tickets for Installation Banquet
will be sold from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30
p.m. Monday and Tuesday in the
League lobby. Groups of tickets will
be sent to dormitories, but sorority
women and wome living in league
houses must purcse their tickets in
the League, Madeline Krieghoff, '39,
chairman, announced.
House Activities Include
Banquet Installation
Alpha Delta Pi sorority is ha ving
installation ceremony for its spon-
sors today followed by an informal
supper. The sponsors to be installed
are Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Allen.
A Founder's Day Banquet will be
given at 2 p.m. this afternoon by the
Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.

'Verona' Ladies
To Act Bravely
In Farthingales
The women in the cast of Play
Production's "Two Gentlemen of Ve-
rona" are being very, very brave.
They have learned that under their
soft, shining brocaded gowns they
must each wear a farthingale. The
farthingale, that Elizabethan affront
to feminine beauty, is a type of hoop
that was designed to make Tudor
ladies look tiny in the waist-in com-
parison.
James Doll's costumes have caugnt
the Italiente-Elizabethan spirit of
Shakespeare's romantic comedy with-,
out sacrificing appeal to the modern
eye. Julia, the gentle heroine of the
play, wears a gown of robin's egg'
blue satiny damask with huge leg o'-
mutton sleeves banded vertically with
starched lace ruffles. Sylvia wears
gleaming gold brocade, and all of
the women of the cast wear those
flattering little Mary Stuart caps
that sweep to a point on the fore-
head and are as romantic and fem-
inine as a widow's peak.
Since Elizabethan men wore pump-
kin breeches which resemble the gym
bloomers you wore in the fourth
grade track-meet, Julia's last act
costume is as flattering as her first,
and much more comfortable. She
wears doublet and hose of white
moire banded with blue and fushia
ribbons and a hat with a feather
that might be seen on State Street.

Sunday Night "
Supper Today
uines To Be Sponsored
By League,_Congress
The social committees of the
League and Congress are jointly
sponsoring the third Sunday Night
Supper of the year, to be held at
6 p.m. today in the League.
After supper, which will be served
in the Russian Tea Room, the group
will go to the ballroom where games
and music will continue for the re-
mainder of the evening. Prizes will
be awarded to the winners of the
games.
Sally Redner, '40, and Mary Mar-
garet Meloche, '40, are co-chairmen
of this supper. The Sunday Sup-
per Committee of the League in-
cludes Jeanne Judson, '40; Beverly
Jenness, '40; Barbara Grill, '41; Hel-
en Jean, '41; Marcia Sharfman, '41;
Norma Kaphan, '41; Hazel Jensen,
'40; Doris Vogel, '39; Betty Nichols,
'40; Betty Swift, '41; Dorothy Boyer,
'40; Judith Frank, '40; Helen Brown,
'41; Mollie Thayer, '39 and Helen
Barnett, '41.
Bill Meckley, '40E, is chairman of
the Sunday Supper Committee of
Congress. Arthur Hopkins, '41E;
Jack Ross, '42; Charles Pflaum, '42;
Dan Levine, '42; Julius Rockwell,
'40, and Bill Rockwell, '41, make up
the committee.
For reservations, call Miss Meloche
at 5966, or Meckley at Fletcher Hall.

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So says Harper's Bazaar, and Jacobson's heartily
agrees with them. And the girls, bless them, are
insisting upon it. 'In a world given over to the
functional, we crusade for the 'gay, the pretty.
In the midst of discussions of social conscious-
ness, we pause to scold the laundress about the
lack of starch in our petticoat fr-ills. It's the
prettiest, most charming season in years and
we're all for it.

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