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TIHE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Equestriennes
To Give Riding
ExhibitToday
Crop And Saddle Annual
Show To Include Race
And Drill On Program
Crop and Saddle is giving its an-
nual horse show and riding exhibi-
tion at 2. p.m. this afternoon at the
Fairgrounds.
Taking part in the show will be
the members of Crop and Saddle,
women's riding club; the beginners
riding class, and some men riders.
Featured on this afternoon's pro-
gram will be a drill, an obstacle race,
exhibitions of five gaiters and three
gaiters and a number entitled "Musi-
cal Stalls."
Judges of the event will be Dr.
Margaret Bell, Dr. James Bruce and
Mr. William Watrous. Mr., Clarence
J. Hastings will be Ringmaster.
The committee in charge of the
show is composed of Barbara Greve,
'42, Janet Hiatt, '42, and Maxine
Baribeau, '40. In charge of posters
was Ann Farmer, '40A, while Ellen
St. John, '41P, was in charge of the
drill.
There will be no admission charge
for the horse show, and Virginia
Barrows, '40, president of Crop and
Saddle, urges that all persons inter-
ested, attend.
The opening event of the afternoon
will be a drill. Taking part in this
will be Miss Baribeau, Miss Barrows,
Miss Greve, Yvonne Westrate, '41,
Shirley Roberts, '41, Kathryn Vaughn,
'40, Nancy Chapman, '42, Agnes
Crow, '42, Joan Geiger, '42, Miss St.
Joan,, Miss Hiatt, and Mary Hay-
den, '42.
Cottons And Li e s
Are Cool And Gay
In Warm. Weather
Hot weather seems to be here to
stay and with it has come a wave of
crisp, print linens and cottons for
campus wear. Everyone is thoroughly
sick of- the heavy traditional sweater-
skirt combination that is practically
a uniform for winter wear so that
all of the new, light-weight dresses
are even more tempting to the femi-
nineshopper.
Bright linen prints have again
taken first place for chic summer
wear and are being shown in un-
usually attractive designs. While
flowers are still prominent, the very
modern, abstract themes are infinite-
ly more smart. These are built around
basic designs drawn from nature or
are more geometrical in idea.
These linen prints are being shown
mainly with a- white background for

Betrothal Is"Annoaced

Sarah Pierce
To Wed"Soon
Marriage To David Dow
Is Planned For August
The engagement of Sarah Pierce,
'35, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Percy L.
Pierce of Washtenaw Ave., to David
Dow, '33, of New York City, son of
Prof. and Mrs. Earle W. Dow of
Thompson St.,'has been announced
by Miss Pierce's parents. The wed-
ding date is set for late in August.
Miss Pierce, who is now a member
of the faculty of the speech depart-
ment, received a master's degree here
in 1937. During her years here, she
was prominent in Play Production,
directed the Children's Theatre, and
had roles in other dramatic produc-
tions. She is a member of Delta Gam-
ma sorority.
Mr. Dow holds a bachelor's degree
which he received in 1933. He was
awarded the degree of juris doctor in
1936. He is a member of Phi Kappa
Sigma fraternity and Phi Beta Kap-
pa honor society. Mr. Dow is now
associated with. the firm of Cad-
walader, Wickersham and Taft in
New York.
a cooler effect and in two-piece
styles so that the skirts may be worn
with sheer sweaters or dimity blouses.
One such dress is of the shirt-waist
style with a row of tiny glass buttons
up the front. The skirt is simple with
kick pleats in both the front and
back.
Cotton prints, while not as dressy
as the linens, are much more prac-
ticable because they do not wrinkle
so easily. The necklines of the sea-
son are low cut and come in a variety
of styles so that the girl with long,
thin features will not have to shy
clear of the square neck models.

Theme Of Ball
Is Carried Out,
In Novel Dress
School Of Architecture Is
Scene Of Annual Affair;
More Than 250 Attend
Approximately two hundred and
fifty people attended the Architects'
Ball held last night in the School of
Architecture. The ball was a costume
affair although formal attire was
worn. Prizes were awarded for the
best men and women costumes. Jerry
Folger, '41A, and Hilda Otis, '40, were
awarded the prizes. Folgere was
dressed as a "Man of Mars" and Miss
Otis as a yellow and purple woman
of the future.
Co-chairman for the ball were
Richard Black,- '39A and Edward
Luders, '39A.
Tramps, rajahs, chinese, mechan-
ical men, Nazis, and "Buck Rogers'
Men of the Twenty-Fifth Century"
were present. Ann Vedder, '41A, and
Richard Chadwick, '39A, were dressed
in Surrealistic Babies costumes of
colored streamers. Beth O'Roke, '41A,
and Bruce Elliott, '40A, were dis-
guised as Futuristic Tramps.
The decorative scheme for the Ball
consisted of Aiurals depicting the
artist's conception of tomorrow's
world, purple and red drapes and
fantastic lighting effects. K. Conrad
August, '39A, was in charge of the
decorations.
. Bill McKinney and his "Cotton
Pickers" played for the Ball. Further
entertainment was furnished by a
floor show staged by the artists them-
selves.
Richard Black, '39A, general co-
chairman of the Ball, had as his
guest Florence Signagio, '40. Isabel'
Bruyere, '39A, program chairman,
attended the ball with Jack Sinn,
Fred Wigen, '39A, music chairman,
had as his guest Betty Keenan, '39.
Prizes were awarded for the most
original and the most humorous cos-
tumes. According to Elliott, Humor
was the outstanding characteristic of
many of the costumes. Sally Mustard,
'40A, wore a unique red cellophane
costume, her version of the dress of
the future.
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Spring:Dances
Will Be Given
By 19 Houses
Chapter houses seem to be making
the most of the weekends prior to
exams or perhaps it's the warm
weather that inspires all fun-loving
students to participate in dancing
thesedays, for the number of parties
tonight' arrives at the grand total
of 29.
A spring formal will be given by
Chi Omega at which Jimmy McGee's
orchestra will play. Thechaperons
will be Dr. and Mrs. Howard C. Ross
and Mr. and Mrs. B. A. DeVere
Bailey. Phi Kappa Psi will give an
informal radio dance. Bill Steypler
and his orchestra will furnish the
music. Prof. and Mrs. Roy Swinton
and Prof. and Mrs. E. W. Dow will
chaperon.
Spring Formals Are rianned
Alpha Epsilon Phi will hold its
spring formal at Huron Hills Country
Club. Chaperons will be Mr. and
Mrs. Sanuel Bothman, Mr. and Mrs.
Samuel Hartman and Mrs. F. K.
Lobe: A radio-dance will be given by
Xi Psi Phi in honor of local and
Detroit alumni. Dr. Charles Waldo,
Dr. Heinz O. Goldbeck and Dr. Clem-
ents will chaperon.
Harvey Judson and his band will
play for Alpha Delta Pi's spring for-
mal. Dr. and Mrs. Donald Kerr and
Mr. and Mrs H. B. Allen will be the
chaperons. Helen Newberry will give
a spring formal dinner dance. Miss
Ruth Danielson and Miss Jean Car-.
ruthers will chaperon. Bill Gail's
orchestra will play for the dinner
while Earl Stevens and orchestra will
furnish music for dancing.
And More Spring Formals
Delta Gamma is another to hold
its spring formal tonight. Bobby Sher-
ger's orchestra will play. The chap-
erons will be Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Moehlman, Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Graham and Mr. and Mrs. William
Brown. Sigma Phi Epsilon will give
a radio dance at which Mr. and Mrs.
John L. Wessinger and Mrs. K. C.
Carney will chaperon.
Members of Delta Sigma Delta and
guests will dance to the music of Hal
Carter's orchestra at their spring
formal. Chaperoning will be Dr. and
Mrs. Thomas D. Gilson and Mr. and
Mrs. Homer E. Faust.
A formal dinner dance will be giv-
en by Kappa Alpha Theta at which
Bill McKay and his band will play.
Dr. and Mrs. Allen Fullenwider and
Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe O. Bonisteel will
chaperon. A "baby" party will be
featured by Phi Epsilon Pi. Dr. and
Mrs. Jerry Conn and Mr. and- Mrs.
Shirirel Kasle will chaperon for the
radio-dance.
Fraernity To Give Radio Dance
Kappa Delta will hold its spring
formal at Barton Hills Country Club.
The chaperons will be Prof. and Mrs.
A. E. White, Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Heller
and Mrs. Henry Kimball. Wally May-
nard's orchestra will play. A formal
will be held also by Hermitage where
Solomon's orchestra will play. Mr.
James Hendley and Prof. Leigh An-
derson will be chaperons.
Charlie Zwick will furnish the
music for dancing at Alpha Kappa
Kappa's spring formal. The chaper-
ons will be Dr. and Mrs. H. C. Nichol-
son and Dr. and Mrs. Henry Field,
Jr. An informal radio-dance will be
given by Phi Sigma Delta, and Dr.
and Mrs. E. Olenick and Mr. and
Mrs. H. Hyman will chaperon.
Clare Saltz and his Pepper Shakers
will provide music for the Phi Kappa
Sigma's formal tonight.

Drama As Potent Force In Life-

Is Recognized By High Schools
By ESTHER OSSER valuable aid in carrying on the work
Not "Pike's Peak Or Bust,' but of speech departments.
"Hamlet Or Bust" was the motto of Today, this movement, which has
a group of 20 high school students been assiduously cultivated by the
from a small town in northern Michi- University, as well as other institu-
gan who, five years ago, bumped into tions, has earned nation-wide approv-
Ann Arbor one afternoon and gave al. This year, for instance, the num-
a considerable portion of the town a ber of high schools and colleges which
bigger thrill than it had had. in are sponsoring student attendance of
years.
The truck they came in on was un- the Dramatic Season plays has.ex-
comfortable (to say the least), their ceeded, by far, any previous figures
faces were begrimed with the dust of Many Reservations Made
the 300 miles they had travelled that Reservations have been made for
day, and yet a more enthusiastic 33 students from Bay City Central
theatre audience than this group of High School, 20 students from, Flint
high school students was never seen,
according to Mrs. Stanley Waltz, Junior College -and 40 students from
promotion director of the Dramatic Tecumseh High School. A group of
Season plays. 92 from- Ecorse High School, 24 from
Incident Is Significant .Baldwin High School; and 38 students
This incident, interesting enough from the Edison Institute of Technol.
s ogy will attend each one of the Sea.
in itself, is even more significant son's plays.
from the point of view that it herald- s'__y.
ed a growing movement in the-high
school-a movement which recog-
nized the drama as a potent force in
modern life and, specifically, as a

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Advisers Meet Monday
There will be a mass meeting for
all freshman orientation advisers
ind assistants at 4 p.m. Monday
in the League, Patricia Matthews,
40, chairman of freshman orien-
tation, announced yesterday. Any-
)ne not there will be dropped from
the list, she added.

Honors Dinners Are Held'
B1$ Mosker-Jordan Halls
Mosher and Jordan Halls held their.
annual Honors Dinners at 6 p.m,
Thursday in honor of those :esidents
who have distinguished then'selves
s scholastically during the year.
IAnn Kinel, V4Ed, of Jordan and
Mary LeGros, '40, of Mosher, were
named co-presidents. Scholarships
- !were. awarded to Margaret Cotton,
'41, Anna Kay Pease '41, and Judith
1 Frank, '40, of Jordan arid to June
Larson, '41, DorothyMunro, '41, Mare
jorie Kern, '41P, and- Rhoda Miller,
'41, of Mosher.

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CHAPTER HOUSE
ACTIVITY NOTES

Among the chapter house activities
for the week are included thiee par-
ties in honor of alumni.
Alumnae House
Alumnae House is planning ta din-
ner of this nature which will be given
at 6 p.m. today.
Phi Gamma Delta
The alumni of Phi Gamma Delta
will attend the annual Pig Dinner at
the local chapter house. The dinner
is a function of Phi Gamma Delta
chapters all over the country. The
dinner receives its title from the cus-
tom of serving a pig as part of the
dinner menu.
Alpha Epsilon Phi
Numerous pledgings which have
been announced recently include the
pledging of Shyrle Imber, '42, De-
troit, by Alpha Epsilon Phi.
Alpha Gamma Delta-
Alpha Gamma Delta has pledged
Margaret Saxton, '42, of Blissfield.
Alpha Omicron PI
Alpha Omicron Pi has pledged
Floris Compton, '41, of Pontiac, and
Patricia Penitez, '42, .Detroit.

Awards Made,
By Committee
Three Women Are Given
Alumnae Scholarships
Scholarships will be awarded to the
following applicants, it was an-
nounced . yesterday by the Award
Committee of Alumnae Council:
Elizabeth Louise Knapp, of Pica-
yune, Miss., received the Lucy Elliot
fellowship, and Katherine Taylor, of
Grosse Point, was named alternate.
Miss Knapp was graduated with a
Bachelor of Science degree from the
Florida State College for Women in
1938, and will receive her Masters
degree from the University this June.
Her field of specialization is biological
chemistry. Miss Taylor is a graduate
of the University and is specializing
in oriental civilization.
Marjorie Kern, of Cleveland, 0., was
awarded the Cleveland Alumnae
scholarship, and Eleanor Clark, of
Ann Arbor is the recipient of the
Beach Conger scholarship.
The Award Committee of Alumnae
Council is composed of Dr. Peter Ok-
kelberg, Dean of the Horace Rack-
ham School of Graduate Studies,
Dean Alice C. Lloyd, Dr. Catherine
Chamberlain, chairman of the fel-
lowship committee, and Mrs. Beach
Conger, executive secretary of Al-
umnae Council.
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Rights Of Women
Will Be Discussed
Helen Robbins Bitterman, congres-
sional chairman of the National Wo-
man's Party, will speak at 4 p.m. to-
day in the League on the subject of
an equal rights amendment, which
would protect the rights of women.
Citing 1,000 cases of discrimina-
tion which exist within the 48 states
as evidence of her position, Mrs.
Bitterman will present the question
in the light of its particular impor-
tance for University students.
Women Elect Officers
The junior group of the American
Association of University Women has
recently elected the following officers:
president, Mrs. Francis W. Kamman;
vice-president, Mrs. Clinton .W. IXel-
sey, and secretary-treasurer, Miss Ma-
rie Savage.
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to Wear Tonight
Answer to "What to wear to the Union, the
League . . to radio dances?" Perfectly
at home dancing in the urbane setting of
a big hotel. Our swirling taffeta skirt suc-
cesses, worn very short, topped with a
fresh white "baby" blouse. Skirts in navy,
black and shepherd checks, flared and
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BLOUSES . . 1.95 to 6.50
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