SATVRDAY,. MAC - 6, 1939
TILE MIChIGAN DALLY
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Chairmen To Be Chosen
For Autumn Program;
Announce Banquet Date
Petitioning which began Thursday
fqr positions on three projects to be
sponsored next fall by Assembly, will
continue until 6 p.m. Monday, Mary
Frances Reek, '39, Assembly president,
announced at the meeting of the
group held this week.
There will be no interviewing, so
all ideas must be explained in full
on the petitions, Miss Reek said. The
three projects are: the Assembly tea
for new students, to be given Friday,
Nov. 13; Independent Fortnight, from
Thursday, Nov. 16 to Tuesday Nov.
28; and the information booth dur-
ing the Fortnight.
Positions for the tea include gen-
eral chairman, invitation chairman,
program chairman, music chairman,
merit chairman, publicity chairman,
arrangements chairman, and head of
the patrons committee.
A general chairman in charge of
the Fortnight will be aided by a dor-
mitory assistant, a league house as-
sistant, a chairman in charge of cor-
relation and a merit assistant.
The info'mation booth positions to
be offered are: chairman during or-
ientation week, a chairman during
Independent Fortnight and a merit
The date of the annual Assembly
Banquet was announced at the meet-
ing to be Monday, Nov. 6. Mr. Clif-
ton Dey, owner of a local photography
studio, addressed the gathering fol-
lowing the business meeting, speak-
ing on amateur photography.
A spring bazaar sponsored by the
Chinese students of the University to
raise money for the relief of war
refugees in China is being held except
tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily
through Saturday in the Council
Room of the League.
Included in the list of Chinese ob-
jects on display are Ming and Tsing
embroideries, cloisenne and porcelain
vases,cinnebar boxes, lacquer goods,
several varieties of tea, and Chinese
delicacies such as li-chee nuts and
Most of the goods are contributed
by Chinese students. The proceeds,
and those from "Sable Cicada," Chi-
nese moving picture now playing at
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, will be
used for civilian relief in China.
To Be At Saint Andrews
The marriage of Faye Scudder, of
Detroit, daughter of Mrs. Charles F.
Scudder of Ovid to Guy M. Whipple,
Jr., '36, will take place May 8 at
Saint Andrews Episcopal Church. Mr.
Whipple is the, son of Mrs. Clarice
R. :Whipple of Detroit and formerly
of Ann Arbor.
Miss Scudder graduated from Mich-'
igan State College in 1935. Mr.
Whipple was for three years a mem-
ber of The Daily staff and is a mem-
ber of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity
and of Sigma Delta Chi, national
professional journalistic fraternity.
Miss Scudder's bridesmaid will be
Ethel Buckmaster of Detroit while
the bridegroom's best man will be his
brother, Richard R. Whipple, '25E,
of Western Springs, Ill. The Rev.
Henry E. Lewis will officiate at the
Tw o-Piece Spring Suits Are Popular
Colleges To Liberalize Fall Curricula
r i By ESTHER OSSER
Revival of the old master-appren-
M ar ContneLl tice system of instruction, and theI
formal establishment of honors divi-
ions, are the uef means which col-
(Continued from Page 1) leges today are pting in an effort
by Miss Schenk were Marjorie Allin-,toalw students o plan scholastic
, ': rbara Ba. 4rograms accordin to individual
[se' M. Baribeau, '40; Florence B. needs.
Though comparatively recent de-
Brother~on, '40A, Mary. France velopments, the University's tutorial
Browne, 39Ed: Janet M. Clark,'40;system, announced in April, 1938,
Helen Jean Dean,'39; Mary E.ilooked forward to both devices, thus1
Honecker, '40; Charlotte L. Houk, '39; foreshadowring a trend which is today,
Marietta Killian, '39A .ecoming a nation-wide movement.
Madeline Krieghoff. '39; Edith L. Vaiations Are Found
Lynch, '41; Marie McElroy. '39; Phyl- Two widely separated universities
lis M. McGeachy, '40; Betty Jane W'hich are representative of the new
Mansfield, '39; Mary E. Minor, '40; movement, the University of Roches-
Stephanie S. Parfet, '39; Jane Pinke r and St. Louis University, have an
ton, '41; Suzanne Potter, '40; Caro~ nounced plans whereby a group ofj
lyn I. Rayburn, 40; Betty J. Spangler, specially selected honors men will
39; Marion L. Stomler, '39; Ella A. be distinguished and accorded un-
Stowe, '40A; Virginia Voorhees, '39; usual privileges. But though inspired
Grace E. Wilson, '39SM; and Alberta by the same ideals, that is, "freeing
E. Wood, '40. the student from adherence to the
The hostesses will probably reside ;mechanical requirements of mass
at Panhellenic headquarters during education" and, at the same time, al-
their stay in New York, Miss Schenk lowing "greater freedom and exercise
said, and will receive ample oppor- of individuality to students of ex-
tunity to visit the, exhibits at the
Fair, and to make extensive tours of
the city itself.
ceptional ability," these schools dif-
fer both from each other and from
the University in the *specific, though
not general, methods by which they
hope to accomplish these ends. .
Under the St. Louis plan, honors
students will be assigned vacation
reading in the fields of concentra-
tion they have chosen. When they re-
turn to school the following scholas-
tic year, they will take a qualifying
examination, and, if successful, will
receive such privileges as not being
required to attend classes and lec-
tures. Each student will be assigned
a tutor with whom he will plan an
individual concentration program.
The courses he chooses may or may
or may not be given at the University,
and, in the event of the latter possi-
bility, will be entitely under the direc-
tion of his tutor.
The Rochester honors division, be-
sides being excused from class at-
tendance, will not be required to take
the other schools, work in close eo-
operation with tutors.
University Plan Outlined
Half of the work engaged in by stu-
dents accepted in the University's
honors plan is in regularly scheduled
courses, but the other half is done in-
dependently under the guidance of
tutors. Weekly conferences pertain-
ing to the extra-class study are held,
and tutors report this work as a regu-
lar course, filling in a grade for the
final accomplishment. The present
'package" system of examinations is
replaced by comprehensives, ad-
administered at the end of the senior
year in the field of concentration and
All three schools place special em-
phasis on independent reading and
research under the guidance of the
A relatively recent innovation in
education to be inaugurated at the
University of Rochester this fall io
the newly organized "Committee on
Advice," whose general aim is to give
increased aid to the students in map-
ping out a course of study.
examinations. Grades will be abol-
ished, and all except three required
courses will be done away with. Hon-
ors candidates will, however, as in
To Be Tuesday
Damies To Present 'Ann
Arbor's Fair' At Dinner
The annual Michigan Dames spring
banquet will be held at 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday in the Grand Rapids Room
of the League.
Buttons, pockets, pleats, plaids, and bright colors are all highlights for
this year's spring suits. Complementary or contrasting colors are
particularly good on campus. Jackets must be very tailored. The collar-
less ones are the newest, and can be worn with or without a blouse or
sweater. The skirts may have two large pleats or they may have stitched
or accordion pleats all the way round. A colorful jacket may be worn
with skirts of varying colors or shades. A plain jacket is attractive with
a patterned skirt.
in a dress with a wide rippling
skirt that you'll dance in at
formal campus parties, and un-
der the stars at Westwood. An
open neck to fill in with strands
and strands of beads. Cool rayon
crepe in powder pink, blue, lem-
onade, magnolia and wisteria.
Tonight's Party List Highlighted
with Dances At Co untry Clubs
A program entitled "Ann. Arbor'sI
Fair" will be presented. There will
also be an installation, ceremony for
the new officers.
Dames may have women guests,
and all former Dames are invited,
~to attend the banquet. The, faculty
advisers for the interest groups will
be guests of the organization.
The general chairman for the
evening will be the president, Mrs.
M. A. Schilling. Mrs. S. R. Blood is
in charge of the sale of tickets, while
Mrs. A. H. Killinger is in charge of
menus. Mrs. W. P. Trammell is in
charge of flowers, and decorations are
under the supervision of Mrs. R. E.
Frazier and Mrs. Roy Joyce. Mrs. R.
S. Atkinson is in charge of properties
and Mrs. R. D. Schick, Mrs. C. H. S.
Dixon, Mrs. D. W. Church and Mrs.
P. A. Duerksen are in charge of en-
tertainment. Mrs. R. N. Weber will
be in charge of music for the affair.
There will be program rehearsals
at 3 p.m. today and 8 p.m. Monday
at the League.
Tau Epsilon Rho To Give
Dinner Dance At League;
Dance Honors Alumni
Of the eight dances being given to-
night by chapter houses, eight will
be formal. Dinner dances and a tea
dance are also included in the week-
Alpha omega will give a dinner-
dance beginning at 7 p.m. at the Hur-
on Hills Country Club. Ray Carry
and his orchestra will play. Chaper-
oning will be Dr. and Mrs. Irving
Steinberg, of Detroit, and Dr. and
Mrs. Milton Lappin, also of Detroit.
Clubs Are Popular
Red Goodman and his orchestra
will play for the spring formal being
given tonight by Delta Sigma Pi at
the Washtenaw Country Club. Mr.
and Mrs. Herbert H. Gardner of De-
troit and Mr. and Mrs. Max Fris-
inger will chaperon.
As part of its homecoming festivi-
ties, Kappa Delta Rho will honor its
alumni with a dinner-dance. The
dinner will begin at 7 p.m. Chaper-
oning will be Prof. and Mrs. Walter
Lay and Prof. and Mrs. Franklin
List Includes Informals
An informal radio dance is being
given by Phi Delta Epsilon at 9 p.m.
today. Dr. and Mrs. Samuel Alt-
schuler, of Detroit, and Prof. and
Mrs. Goudsmit are chaperoning. Pi
Lambda Phi is giving a tea dance
this afternoon. Chaperons will be
Prof. and Mrs. F. L. Sharfman and
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Gerson, of De-
Phi Rho Sigma will hold a spring
formal, for which Herm Solomonson's
orchestra will play. Chaperons for
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We wish to make a correc-
tion of on error in yester-
the evening will be Dr. and, Mrs.
Frank H. Power and Dr. Homer
Howes. Prof. and Mrs. C. A. Siebert
and Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Freeman will
chaperon the informal dance being
given at the Theta Xi house.
Last on the party list for tonight
is Tau Epsilon Rho which will give a
formal dinner-dance at 7:30 p.m. at
the League. Mr. and Mrs. Ozias
Zwerdling and Mr. and Mrs. William
Jacob, of Detroit, are chaperoning.
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In celebration of the League's 10th
anniversary, 450 guests attended the
birthday held Thursday night in the
main ballroom of the League.
Mrs. S. Beach Conger, executive
secretary of the Alumnae Council,
announced the presentation of a
birthday gift consisting of a fund of
$40,000 in contributions and pledges
from alumnae for the building ot an
alumnae memorial dormitory for'
women in honor of Mrs. W. D. Hen-
Honor was accorded Dean Emeritus
Myra B. Jordan, under whose ad-
ministration of women's- affairs on
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Mrs. Emma A. Fox, of Detroit, was al-
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