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WEDNESDAY, MAY -3, 1939

THE MI C H'I GAN DA LY

Lantern Night

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Senior

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7omen May 22
Ruth L. Wendt Describes
Adventurous Life In Far Easiy

Committeemen
Of Annual Affair
Are Announced
Harriet Sharkey, W.A.A.
President Is Chairman;
Sing To Follow March
Lantern Night, traditional affair in
honor of the senior women will be
held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 22.
Harriet Sharkey, '40, is general
chairman of the annual affair. Janet
Homer, '41, has been named assistant
general chairman. Chairman of the
sing is Jane Krause, '41, and Jane
Jewitt, '40, will head the committee in
charge of lanterns. Florence Broth-
erton, '40, is in charge of the line of
march, and Maxine Baribeau, '40, is
chairman of the field committee.
Norma Kaphan, '41, is in charge of
publicity.
President Is Chairman
Miss Sharkey is affiliated with
Kappa Alpha Theta and is Presi-
dent of the Women's Athletic Asso-
ciation. She took part in Freshman
Project and was on the central com-
mittees of both Soph Cabaret and
Junior Girls Play. Miss Sharkey is'
on the social, merit and theatre arts
committees of the League. She was
the program chairman of last year's
Michigras and served as assistant :n-
tramural Manager of W A.A. Miss
Sharkey is a member of Wyvern.
Miss Homer is vice-president of the
Women's Athletic Association. She
was on the central committee of the
Freshman Project, and chairman of
the Freshman Class Picnic. Miss
Homer took part in Soph Cabaret and
was a try-out on the editorial staff of
the Ensian., She is a member of the
social and ballroom committees of
the League.
Activities Listed
Miss Krause is affiliated with Del-
ta Gamma and is a member of Ome-
ga Upsilon. She was on the central
committee of Freshman Project, and
was President of Alpha Lampda Del-
ta. Miss Krause has taken part in
Intramural debates and worked on
Soph Cabaret. She is a member of
the Theatre Arts and ballroom com-
rnittees of the League.
Miss Jewitt is affiliated with Delta

All Tetnis Entrants
Will Play In First
Round By Lunday
The first round in all divisions of
the spring tennis tournament which
is sponsored by the Women's Athletic
Association must be played by Sun-
day., Betty Shaw, '41, manager of
the tourney, announced yesterday.
Finals in all divisions will be held
Sunday, May 28.
Nearly a hundred entries have been
made in the four divisions of the
tournament. In the women's open
singles, 28 will compete for the cham-
pionship. Sixteen couples are en-
tered in the mixed doubles tourney.
Women's doubles and a novice singles
are also being held.
Merida Hobart, SpecEd., defeated
Dorothy Maul, '39 to take the women's
singles championship last fall. Miss
Hobart will not defend her title this
spring. Charlotte Brown, Grad., and
Ed Morris, '39, teamed up to defeat
Beth Mihlethaler, '39Ed, and Reardon
Piersol in last fall's finals.'
Gamma and was program chairman
of Panhellenic Banquet. She worked
on Freshman Project and was on the
central committee of Soph Cabaret.
Miss Jewitt had a leading role in
Junior Girl's Play and is on the Edi-
torial Staff of the Ensian. She is a
member of the Theatre Arts and so-
cial committees of the League. Miss
Jewitt is a member of Omega Upsilon.
Miss Brotherton is affiliated with
Kappa Kappa Gamma and is a mem-
ber of Mortarboard. She has worked
on Freshman Project, Soph Cabaret
and Junior Girls' Play. Miss Broth-
erton has acted as anOrientation ad-
viser and is a member of the merit,
and social committees of the League.
She was a member of Wyvern.
Miss Baribeau is a member of
Senior Society and an Assembly rep-
resentative. She worked on Fresh-
man Project, Soph Cabaret and Jun-
ior Girls' Play. Miss Baribeau has
served as an Orientation adviser and
is a member of the social committee
of the League.
Publicity Head Announced
Miss Kaphan is affiliated with Al-
pha Epsilon Phi and is publicity
chairm'an of the Women's Athletic
Association. She is a sophomore on
The Daily and worled on Freshman
Project. Miss Kaphan is a member
of the Theatre Arts and social com-
mittees of the League.
All women are invited to take part
in Lantern Night. The seniors, who
will wear caps and gowns will be
escorted to Palmer Field by the un-
derclassmen.
The Lantern Night Sing will be
I held after the line of march. All so-
rorities, dormitories and independent
zones have been asked to take part
in this event, which will be the second
all-campus women's sing to be held
on this campus.
Merit Group Will Meet
There will be a meeting of the merit
system committee at 3:30 p.m. to-
morrow in the League, RobertaLeete,
'40, announced yesterday.

Play To Open Today In Detroit

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ANY MAKE
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Chinese Cultural Theatre (
To Present 'A E
Gwen Drew 1
By ANN VICARY
A breath of old China comes to
the Detroit Institute of Arts tonight
when the Chinese Cultural Theatre
Group opens "An Evening in Cathay"
after a successful run in the Mercury
Theatre in New York.
The group incluces members of the
professional and international so-
ciety of Shanghai, and is making an
American tour under the auspices of
the American Bureau for Medical
Aid to China.
Repertoire Is Classical
The show is rightly named "An
Evening in Cathay." It's repertoire is
strictly classical, and includes a scene
from the classic "Lady Precious
Stream," colorful dances to the the-
atre god, Ja Kwan, the dance of a
celestial maiden, which is done with
scarfs by Mrs. Averil Tong, wife of
the counselor of the Kwang-tung
government, -and the impersonation
of an intoxicated queen of old China
L. N. Chang anh known as the most
by Virginia Chang, daughter of Dr.
beautiful girl in Shanghai.
Prof. Chung-loh Wei plays the pi-
pa in one of the 35 technics possible
to the instruments, and a classic or-
chestra composed of unusual in -
struments plays several compositions
during the evening.
Notables Are Listed
The Group's list of notables in-
cludes James Zee-Min Lee, technical
Her
Viewpoint
by VICKI
Another tag day, another 'cause'-
this time it's under-privileged chil-
dren!
Eighteen years ago the 'M' club
started a camp for boys. That year,
1921, the camp was located on Lake
Huron, and was considerably smaller
than the present camp which handles
150 boys in each of two four-week
sesions. In 1923 the location was
changed to Patterson Lake, 25 miles
north of Ann Arbor, and has remained
there ever since.
Camp Handles 150
It's really an amazing camp. 150
boys, most of whom spend the other
48 weeks on m the sidewalks of Ann
Arbor and Detroit, are given one
month to swim, hike, and eat to their
hearts' content under the leadership
of 50 University men.
But the most important feature of
the camp is that this month, instead
of an isolated period in the boy's life,
is tied into the rest of the year by the
close cooperation between the mem-
bers of the camp staff and the social
agencies which recommend the boys.
Diagnose Needs
The primary purpose of the camp is
to diagnose the needs of each camper.
Using certain social techniques, psy-
chology and health tests, staff mem-
bers make careful reports and recom-
mendations to the agencies whose re-
lations with the boy are more vital
than their own. In this way the camp-
ing experiences becomes part of the
child's year-round development.
Tag day's tomorrow. Don't forget
when you pass the man-with-the-pail
that he's not just a campus pest, but
part of a very important drive for a
very important cause. Nickels and
dimes all help, you know.

Group On American Tour
vening In Cathay';
Cakes Charge
adviser for the film production of
"The Good Earth," and manager of
the theatre group, Dr. Mei Lan-Fang,
China's greatest actor, who designed
the costumes and supervised the rep-
ertoire, and Miss Ethel Chun grand-
daughter of Sir Shouson Chow, of
IIongkong, who was knighted by King
George V.
"An Evening in Cathay" is being
brought to Detroit by Miss Gwen
DeW, University alumna and former
woman's editor of The Daily. Miss
Dew acts as publicity director for the
Cultural Theatre Group, and is tak-
ing full responsibility for the show.
Board Meeing
Is Tomorrow
Assembly Chairmanships
Are Open For Petitions
The Assembly Board, representa-
tives of the three divions of As-
sembly, will meet at 4:15 p.m. Thurs-
day at the League.
A lecture on amateur photography
will be given by Clifton Dey who will
demonstrate his talk with pictures, a
developing tank, and a portable dark-
room. Barbara Johnson, '40, of the
dormitory board is in charge of the
program.
Announcements will be made at the
meeting concerning petitioning for
chairmanships of Assembly's fall ac-
tivities: Independent Fortnight, the
tea, for allnew women, and the in-
formation-booth during Orientation
week. Petitioning will start tomorrow
and contniue through Monday. There
will be no interviewing for the posi-
tions.
Strict attendance will be taken at
the meeting by the secretaries of each
group. Old and new dormito y of-
ficers are especially invited, \Mary
'Francis Reek, '40, president, a-
nounced.
The Executive Council of Assembly
will meet today at 4:15 p.m. in the
Council Room of the League.
To Interview In League
The place of final interviewing for
freshman orientation advisers from
2 to 6 p.m. today was omitted from
yesterday's story. It will be held in
the Undergraduate office of the
League.
EVERYONE
TAKES GR EAT
PRIDE .A
in having o nice lokming
home, fraternity, or soror-
ity. An essential part to
the neatness and beauty de-
sired are your
To make sure they are bet-
ter looking and last longer

Japanese Air-Raids Are
Experienced In China
By German Traveler
By DEBS HARVEY
A typhoon and some 60 air-raids in
war-torn China are only a small part
of the amazing experiences of Mrs.
Ruth L. Wendt, of Germany, who re-
cently visited in Ann Arbor. Resident
of four continents, speaker of five
languages, with a wealth of varied ex-
perience behind her, Mrs. Wendt, who
has recently taken out her first citi-
zenship papers, has a unique contri-
bution to make to American life.
Born and brought up in Germany.
she married and lived in Buenos
Aires, Argentina, for 12 years, re-
turning in 1931 to lecture at the
University of Hamburg in Germany.
She was dismissed two years later be-
cause at the beginning of the Nazi
regime there was no room for women
in intellectual positions in Germany.
Is Interpreter
Then, after two years in Florence,
Italy, she came to America and took
a position as medical interpreter at
ColumbiaUniversity, where she trans-
lated eight languages into English.
How to make money-that is what
you all know over here," she smiled.
'In Europe there are too many class
distinctions. If you are a so-called
educated person, it is not ladylike to
work. To do so is to "lose face" as
the Chinese say. But Americans are
independent."
In 1936 she sailed for China to visit
her family, who is living there at
present. Stopping in Japan for a few
days, she was warned to sail for Chi-
na before the end of August when the
typhoon season sets in, but she
thought a few days would make no
difference and prolonged her stay till
Sept. 1. Half-way through the 24-
hour trip, one of the dreaded storms
arose'.
Storm Threatens
The boat continued its course, with
the passengers in a state of near
panic, hoping to reach Shanghai safe-
ly in spite of it, but when less than
two hours out of port, the course of
the typhoon shifted until it centered
over Shanghai, and they were forced
to head for the open sea immediately,
for to be caught in the center of a
typhoon means certain destruction.
After fighting mountainous waves
and treacherous reefs all night, the
boat was at last able to creep into
port, having taken over twice the
regular time to make the trip. When

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it docked, most of Shanghai was un-
de* water,
"Air-raids? We got used to them,"
she stated calmly. They came every
day in fine weather-sometimes at
night. We were comparatively safe in E
the British settlement, for the Ja-
panese prefer not to kill foreigners.
The only thing one can do is to fill
every tub in the hou,e in case they
hit the water-works, and open the
doors to the Chinese who flock to the
foreign settlements for safety."
Ja pan ese Improve
The Japanese were very poor hit-
Lers at first," she added, "but un-
fortunately, they have shown great
improvement."
Chang-Kai Shek, generalissimo of
the Chinese forces, and his wife are
personal acquaintances of Mrs.
Wendt's. She described the leader as
a man of about 45 with his hair "cut
away short" and a tense face. He
spends all of his infrequent spare
moments reading.
His wife, usually called simply
"Madam," is almst always with him.
She is a remarkable woman, who has
done everything in her power to help
socialize China. She travels, fre-
quently in her own plane, all over her
country, organizing help for the
wounded and establishing orphanages
for the thousands of children left
without home or family. "She is the
soul and spirit of a whole new life in
China," Mrs. Wendt declared.
Mrs. Wendt does not believe that
Japan will ever be successful in her
invasion of China. Japan is attempt-
ing to set up a puppet government in
which she would rule through Chi-
nese agents, but it is very difficult to
find Chinese who are willing to op-
pose Chang-Ka Shek, and, once
found, even more difficult to keep
them in office. At least 50 such turn-
coats have been assassinated.
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to foot - cellar to attic."
2. Fuller Products are guaranteed, trade marked, staple necessities.
3. Fuller men represent the largest house of its kind in the world.
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COMPLETE, ACCURATE FACTS COVERING
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STUDENTS-MICHIGAN UNION 2 TO 4 FRIDAY P.MI, MAY 5

25th Anniversary
To Be Celebrated
The Grand Rapids Junior College
will celebrate its 25th anniversary
with a siver jubilee May 11, 12 and
13.
The Women's League will present
President Andrews of Grand Rapids
Junior College, Dean Edward H.
Kraus of the University of Michigan,
and President-elect Franklyn Snyder
of Northwestetrn University, Thurs-
day, May 11, in a meeting at the
Fountain Street Baptist Church. This
meeting will be open to the public
A reception will follow the meeting.
A banquet will be held for faculty
and studentg,, both past and present,
Friday, May 12, at the Fountain
Street Bai tist Church.
- To honor the alumni, a reception
and dance will be held Saturday, May
13 in the college gymnasium., All
alumni are cordially invited to at-
tend by the committees in charge.
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virtues as a traveler. For the
sanforized cricket cloth boasts
a smooth broadcloth weave in
shadow plaid or stripes that
sheds the dust and doesn't
crush. Innocently collared in
frosting-white pique, the fitted
jacket buttons tightly atop the
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