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SUNDAY, APRIL 30, 1939

T HE MICHIGAN DAILY

Architects Ball Annual Costume Affair, To Be Held May 19

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Architectural
Building ToBe
Scene Of Event
Conm ittees On Publicity,
Decoration,Tickets And
Patrons Are Announced
Architects' Ball, the only campus
costume ball of the year, will be held
from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, May 19
in the Architectural Buildin'g, it was
announced yesterday by J. Edward
Luders, '39A, and Richard Black,
'39A, co-chairmen.
Heading the ticket committee for
the dance will be Ann Vedder, '41A.
Her assistants are: Winifred Gasser,
'39A, Patsy McKinnon, '41A, Peg
Dalton, '42A, and James Nelson.
Florence Brothereon. 'AA, is chair-
man of the patrons committee. She
will be assisted by Mary Martha]
Nichols, A, Lillian Zimmerman, A,
Betty Reutter,.'40A, Betty Sage, '41A,
and C. Edward Boston, '40A.
Publicity for the ball will be handled
by William Elliot, '41A,'and his com-
mittee of Isabel Bruyere, '39A, John
Clifford, A, Albert William, A, and
Fred Charslon, '41A.
Chairman of decorations is K. Con-
rad August, '39A. His committeemen
are: Richard Putt, '40A, Carl Guld-
berg, '40A, Roderick Van Leuwen, A,
and Manuel F. Samper, '39A.
The chairman of the music com-
mittee was announced as Fred Wigen,
'39A. W. Penbroke Harrison, '40A,
is in .charge of the finances for the
dance. Their committeemen will be
announced later.
All students and patrons and pa-
tronesses attending the ball will ap-
pear in costume, Elliot said. Original-
ity is the only requirement, he stated.
CHAPTER HUSE
ACTIVITY NOTES
Among chapter house events of
the week are included two dinners
and two alumnae gatherings. A Pa-
tronesses' Dinner was given by the
Kappa Delta sorority Thursday night
in honor of its patronesses.
Kappa Kappa Gamma will hold its
alumnae luncheon at 12:30 p.m. today
at the League. A business meeting of
the Beta Delta Association will be
held following the luncheon. The
women will then adjourn to the chap-
ter house.
Members of Sigma Alpha Epsilon
entertained Herbie Kaye, a member
of the fraternity,nat a dinner last
night at the Union.
Members of Theta Xi are attending
a Founder's Day Banquet today in
Detroit being given in celebrationtof
the seventy-fifth anniversary of the
national fraternity and the twenty-
fifth anniversary of the local chapter.
Members of the Detroit Alumnae Club
will also attend the banquet.
Initiation Held
Gamma Chapter of Mu Phi Epsilon,
National Music Honor Sorority, held
an initiation service for Catherine
'40SM, and Mrs. Martha Wentworth,
McDermott, '4OSM, Lonna Parker,
'40SM, and Mrs. Martha Wentworth,
398M, at the home of Mrs. Dana
Seeley at five o'clock on Wednesday,
April 26. Four new patronesses were
initiated: Mrs. W. Clark Trow, Mrs.
E. Blythe Stason, Mrs. James Ken-
nedy, and Mrs. A. E. White.

Students Cut' At Michigan, hGyp
At Ohio But 'Ditch' In Chicago

Collegiate Survey Shows
Slang Varies Violently,
With Section Of Country
By JANE SAPPS
"'Tain't what you say, it's the way
that you say it," may have more logic
to it than first meets the ear. Yet
it's what you say that often causes
the little pucker between the eyebrows.
of your friends.
How about the Pennsylvania Phi
Bete who walked into a State Street
grocery and said to the clerk, "Give
me a poke." Rumor whispers that his
entire eleven o'clock was consumed
before he got the paper bag he want-1
ed.
And then there was the case of the
freshman from Pittsburgh who sud-
denly decided that her room needed
"redding up." No, she didn't paint;
bright banners and sickles on her
wall, or sprinkle red poppies on the
carpet. Her roommate finally dis-
covered that "redding" meant clean-,
ing up the room, when she saw that -
several layers of dust had vanished
from the floor.
"If I only hadn't 'blitzed' my
'French class is a common wail down
in Canton, Ohio. Back in Cleveland
or Lakewood one "skips" a lecture,
while in Chicago one "ditches" where-
as in Cansfield, Ohio, one can only
"gyp."
If your friend says "eh" after every
I sixth word, "washes his clothes, and
says "down town" it's four to one that
he's from Detroit or spends his week-
ends there.
Among the Dutch people, who grow
JGP Interviewing
Continues Tomorrow
Interviewing for Junior Girls' Play
central committee positions has been
Sextendeduntil tomorrow, Betty Slee;
'40, chairman of the Judiciary Coun-
cil, announced yesterday.
Interviews will be held from 3 p.m.
to 4:30 p.m. in the Undergraduate
offices for all those who were unable
to secure interviews last week.
Martha Cook Gives Tea
About 100 former Martha Cook
residents attended the Alumnae Tea
yesterday afternoon in the Martha
Cook Be Room. Heart-shaped sand-
wiches, ice, cakes, ice cream and tea
were served. Chairman was Eleanor
Smith, '39.

chin bushes when they marry and]
use hooks and eyes instead of buttons,
"it makes wet" is the usual remark
about the weather. The next time
the door bell battery runs downI
they will-,belikely to say "Bump, the
bell- don't make."
People around Mosher Hall are
still mumbling about the cruelty of
the little brunette who mentioned
that she always put grease on her
spider before she fixed the bacon
and eggs. In this case the spider was
an old black skillet, not her pet web
maker, however.
Students from Dayton, Ohio have
to hold on to their tongues with both
their hands to keep from saying,
"Well?" after their friends' remarks.
If someone says, "Golly, I look like
a bored junk pile," it's so easy to
say, "Well??" implying that a bored
junk pile has a perfect right to look
like a bored junk pile.
What with Yankee accents, south-
ern drawls, and a lisp every now and
then, this campus could use a few
united statements in between.
WAA SPORTS SCHEDULE
Archery: Meetings at 4:15 p.m.
Thursday at Women's Athletic
Building.
Crop and Saddle: Supper ride at
5 p.m. Tuesday.
Tennis: Meeting at 4:15 p.m.
Wednesday at Women's Athletic
Building.
Golf: Tea at 4:15 p.m. Monday
at Women's Athletic Building.
Lacrosse: Instruction at 4:15
p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.
Outdoor Sports Club: Meeting
at 4:30 p.m. Monday at Women's
Athletic Building.
Softball: Alpha Delta Pi vs. Al-
pha Xi Delta at 5 p.m. Monday;
Delta Gamma vs. loser of Ann Ar-
bor Independents vs. Zone VIII
game at 5 p.m. Monday; Sorosis
vs. Kappa Delta at 4:15 p.m. Tues-
day; Alpha Chi Omega vs. Pi Beta
Phi at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday; Chi
Omega vs.' Zone II at 5 p.m. Tues-
day; Gamma Phi Beta vs. winner
of Ann Arbor Independents vs.
Zone VIII game at 5 p.m, Wed-
nesday; Jordan vs. Kappa Kappa
Gamma at 5 p.m. Wednesday;
Newberry vs. Kappa Alpha Theta
at 5 p.m. Wednesday; Mosher vs.
Betsy Barbour at 4:15 p.m. Thurs-
day and Delta Delta Delta vs. win-
ner of Sorosis vs. Kappa Delta
game at 5 p.m. Thursday.

'7&edding S
and .
&ngagements
The engagement of Letitia M. Fog-
orus of Detroit to Dr. Cornelius J.
Thomas, '34, also of Detroit, has been
announced by the former's parents.
Miss Fogoros has taken graduate
work in the Univesrtiy wrile Dr.
Thomas is affiliated with Psi Omega
fraternity. The marriage will takes
place July 15.
Mary A. Lee, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Jay L. Lee of Detroit is to be
married May 30 to David D. Merri-
man, '35, son of Mr. M. Merriman
as announced by the former's par-I
entsi Mr. Merrinan is affiliated with l
Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.
The marriage of Betty 'Jean Young
to Edward J. Adams of Ann Arbor
took place April 15 in this city. Mrs.
Adams attended the University and!
is a member of A>lpha Gamma DeltaI
sorority.

Informality Is
Key To Dress
For Michigras
This little world's fair called the
Michigras that's coming off next:
weekend necessitates a serious thought
as to what the well-dressed girl wili
wear. Anove all other things dress-up
clothes are definitely not the thing
to appear in.
Casual clothes are the best bet-
saddle shoes and all that goes with
them. The smart suit shown in the
picture is one of the most appro-
priate things that could be worn. Ac-
cordion pleated skirts with sheer
blouses are cool and may easily be
cleaned to free them of the layers
and layers of dust that, accumulate.
Shirt waist dresses with full pleat-
ed skirts adapt themselves nicely to
dancing on the Pi Phi Pent House
and offer freedom while climbing on
and off the ferris wheel. It's going to
be a marvelous fair but promises to
be just as dusty as last year so the
final admonition is to go easy on the
light colored clothes.

Interviewing For Adviser
Posts Ao Be Continued
Interviewing for advisers and assist-
ant advisers of freshman women will
continue from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. to-
morrow and Wednesday in the Un-
dergraduate office of the League,
Patricia Matthews, '40, orientation
chairman, amvounced yesterday.
All remaining applicants for trans-
fer advisorships must be interviewed
between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. tomorrow,
Jean Van Raalte, '40, transfer chair-
man, said.

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They'll take you back to the pre-war days when your mother,
looking fresh and lovely in exquisitely fine cottons, served iced tea
in the garden. They'll remind you of your little girlhood's starched
and frilly Sunday best. Dressed up cottons, important looking cot-
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PLAY SUITS

. . . in prints, plaids and stripes of seer-
sucker, spun rayon and chambray.
SLACK SUITS
...hopsacking and spun rayon. Plain or
stripped. $2.95 to $5.95

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ACCESSORIES

want to look particularly pretty. Paris and New York sponsor them,
Jacobson's presents them with a big nod of approval.

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