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THURSDAY, MAY.25, 1939

TH IC H I G AN D AILY

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Lantern Night Procession

To

Honor Senior

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Band Will Lead
Annual March
From Library
Sororities, Dormitories To
Compete In Annual Sing
Held At Palmer Field
Led by the University Band and
five student leaders; the traditional
Lantern Night procession will begin
at 7 p.m. tonight in front of the gen-
eral library.
The seniors, wearing caps and
gowns, and carrying lighted lanterns
will line up in pairs with under-
classmen on either side. Freshmen
women will wear green hair bows
sophomores red and juniors yellow.
Lanterns for the event will be dis-
tributed from 6:45 to 7 p.m. from
the basement entrance on the east
side of.the library.
Line To Start At Library
'From the library, the line of narch
will -proceed to Palmer Field where
the traditional block M will be formed
and the first stanza of "The Yellow
and the Blue" will be sung. The senior
women who will lead both the pro-
cession and the "M" formation are
JeanHolland, former president of the
League; Betty Jane Mansfield, for-
mer Assembly head; Stephanie Par-
1et, former president of Panhellenic
Association; Norma Curtis, former
head of the Women's Athletic Asso-
ciation, and Sybil Swartout, former
Judiciary Council head.
It has been requested by Jane Jew-
itt, '40, chairman of lanterns, that
the lanterns be removed from their
sticks and be placed in the small field
house on Palmer Field, after the lan-
tern passing ceremony has been per-
formed.
24 Groups To Sing For Cup
The women's all-campus sing will
be held at this time. Twenty-four
sororities and dormitories will take
part in the program, and a cup will
be awarded the winning group. The
judges for the sing will be Prof. Ar-
thur Hackett and Mr. Thor John-
son, both of the School of Music.
Featured at the sing also will be
the members of Alpha Sigma Phi,
winners of Interfraternity sing. They
will offer their winning song of last
week, "Within the Mystic Circle."
Miss Sharkey Heads Committee
The central committe in charge of
Lantern Night is composed of Harriet
Sharkey, '40, general chairman; Jan-
etHomer, '41, assistant general chair-
man; Miss Jewitt, lantern chairman;
Florence Brotherton, '40 in charge of
the line of march; Jane Krause, '41,
chairman of the sing; Maxine Bari-
beau, '40 in charge of the field ar-
rangements, and Norma Kaphan, '41,
chairman of publicity.
The public is cordially invited to
attend the affair, and there will be
no admission charge.
In case of rain the sing will be
held at 7 p.m. in Barbour Gymnasium.
Attractive Linens
Are Choice Gifts
For Future Bride
The first of June is practically
here and with it will come many
showers and weddings. This natural-
ly brings up the problem of what will
be a distinctive gift, one that is both
appropriate to the type of shower and
which will suit the personality of
the bride-to-be. If she is fortunate
enough to know what type of inter-
Ior decoration she will have in her
home this is an important factor to
consider also.
For a miscellaneous shower the

range of possible gifts is endless.
Gifts for the home are more suitable,
if you are not too well acquainted
with the engaged woman, than the
more personal ones.
Linens are among the finest pos-
sible gifts and both the price range
and the possibilities for selection
offer a wide field for choice. Bath
towels with matching cloths are
bound to warm the heart of any wo-
man. They may be obtained in both
clear colors and bright woven pat-
terns. Deep burgundy with aqua or
yellow monogrammed initials makes
a wonderful gift that will be remem-
bered long after the actual wedding
day. Clear white with vivid fish pat-
terns or large red and blue anchor-
wheel designs make an attractive gift.
Table linens for both dress occa-
sions and breakfasts or cocktail par-
ties also make attractive presents.
Bright luncheon cloths with match-
ing napkins serve a dual purpose of
cocktail napkins and for bridge sets.
Dainty linen hand towels make
one of the most attractive and prac-
tical gifts possible. They make un-
usual and lovely packages because
of the numerous pastel colors
TYPEWRITERS

Checks Are Colorful

Perky checked gingham lends
zestful color to cotton sports cos-
tumes designed for action or
'spectating.' The puffed sleeires,
round neck, aind full freedom skirt
of this bicycling outfit follow the
trend towards comfortable charm.
The thatching scarf makes un-
r'uly hairs _stay "put."
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Committeemen
Are Announced
For Assembly
Betty Roberts, '40, Named
General Chairman Of
Independent Tea Party
Betty Roberts, '40, was appointed
general chairman of the Indepen-
dent Tea, Janet Sibley, '41, general
chairman of Assembly Fortnight, and
Frances Nevin, '41, general chairman
of the Information Booth, Mary
Frances Reek, '40, president of As-
sembly, announced yesterday.
The remainder of the psitions for'
the Independent Tea to be held Fri-1
day, Oct. 13 are to be filled as fol-
lows: invitations, Alberta Royal, '40;
publicity, Elizabeth Luckham, '41;
programs, Anne Schaeffer, '40M;
patrons, Elizabeth Caster, '41; ar-
rangements, Jane Sapp, '41; music,
Evelyn Eichelberger, '40; and merit,
Marjorie Polumbaum, '42,
Tea To Be Oct. 27
This tea opens the Assembly Fort-
night which lasts through Friday,
Oct. 27. Dormitory assistant for the
Fortnight to Miss Sibley is Margaret
Van Ess, '41; League house assistant,
Betty Zunk, '42; and correlations as-
sistant, Jean Tenofsky, '1.
Chairman of the Information Booth
during Orientation is Jane Pollak, '41,
and chairman during Assembly Fort-
night is Virginia Van Wagoner, '41.
During the Fortnight tours will be
made of the dormitories and League
houses. At each house or dormitory,
a member of Senior Society or the
Assembly Executive Council will ex-
plain League activities and commit-
tees. The purpose of Assembly will
also be explained and the freshmen
women will be told how they may be-
come active in the League and in
Assembly.
Freshman Booth Planned
The Information Booth will be in
the. lobby of the League during the
Orientation Week and the Fortnight.
The women at the booth will answer
all questions concerning the League
and aid the new women students as
much as possible.
The newly appointed chairmen will
hold their first meeting with Miss
Reek at 4 p.m. in the Undergraduate
Office of the League.
Scholarships Awarded
Alice Martin Scholarships of $100
each have been awarded to June
Densmore, '42, who lives at Adelia
Cheever this year, and to Dolores
Steirzik, '41, who will be a resident
of Adelia Cheever next year.
Procession Time Altered
The Lantern Night procession
will begin at 7 p.m. instead of at
7:30 p.m. as was previously an-
nounced.
lon are: Charles Ervin, '40, presi-
dent; John Anderson, '40, vice-presi
dent; Robert Vanderberg, '40, secre-
tary; Carl Schlegel, '40, treasurer;
James Meadows, '40,,rushing chair-
man; Joseph Foote, corresponding
secretary.

Moping On The Mall
By Meandering Minnie
"Fan mah brow!" Muggy weather's here again which means we chums
sit under the trees and study or else we just sit under the trees.
Rumor has it that sun bathing is the pastime of the
hour for those who would have that "early Florida" look.
' . Best place to "meandering" yesterday was Michigamua
- initiation. Bettie Schuele and Betty Myer seemed to think
it was a good idea for a moment's pause. Then we saw
Chuck Clark, Dotty Boyer, and Max Warsaw in a chatty,
little group while waiting for the ceremonies to start.
Michigan Aft rac s ACrowd
Eleanor Smith whizzed by, and Barb Bradfield and Herb Gardner had.
a choice spot 'neath the library window. Jean Rheinfrank chose the steps
"the better to see, my dear," while Ed Christiansen and Elsie Courtney were,
more or less ignoring the "goings on" at least until things began to really
happen.
Not to mention the center of interest--the initiates. That was quite a
charming blue and white striped shirt Tom Adams was wearing. Dye Hogan's
plenty dangerous with a pail of water. Don Treadwell and Phil Westbrook
seemed to enjoy the afternoon sun-warhoops and yowhoos-the active's
are arriving-that's initiation!
People are going in for outdoor sports more than ever. (Or does that
have a double meaning?) Anyway we saw Jane Brichan and Leona Gallow
on the bicycle hike sponsored by the Outdoors Sports Club Monday.
Tennis is nearing the finals in tournament play. Jean Johnson, Mar-
garet Cotton, Dorothy Maul, Megan Smith, and Ella Ford are vying for
honors in the singles while Lou Carpenter and Dick Knowe,
Charlotte Brown and Sam Rotberg, and Dick Trainer and
Alberta Royal are competing for the doubles crown.
'Sing, Sing !'Com etitioni..
Sorority song practicing reached a climax this week
with the singing coming off tonight. Gamma Phi's were
practicing their little number with Helen Rhodes soloing
out on the terrace, but competition from Chi Omega

Scroll To Tap Junior Women
By MAYA GRURZIT think how they are going to look when
Look out, worthy Junior, we these first active members of a new
may tap you." And hearing that senior organization have to get up the
may tap the."sAndearienight'next morning in time to be initiated
chant in the distance one night this at 7 a.m.!
week, about 100 junior sorority womn- But the law of compensation still
en will nonchalantly avoid going to works. At the initiationceremony,
bed for a while. They will put on the neophytes will receive tinymgold
fresh lipstick, all hoping to be look-1cr1 pendants to be worn next year
ing their best when-and if-a long as a symbol of their honor. The cere-
line of outgoing League Council mem- mony itself will be rather short and
bers should nake tracks for their simple, an original initiation song,
doors, holding forth the symbol of written by Barbara Heath, '39, being
their new society, miniature scrolls. sung at the close. Following the cere-
Some girls will be surrounded with mony, breakfast will be served in
cigarette stubs when they are finally the League.
tapped, the others will have chewed But for the 20 chosen women, the
off'all of their lipstick, and no doubt situation won't stop there. During the
there'll be others who either callously entire day the new initiates will have
or forgetfully will go to bed. But all to wear navy blue sweaters and yel-
20 of the girls who will be presented low ribbons in their hair. It certain-
with small parchment paper scrolls ly is going to be an exciting night
tied with blue ribbon will be too ex- when those girls start chanting:
cited to care how they look, "We're marching tonight with spirits
However they shouldn't bother at aglow . . . Look out, worthy Junior,
this time about how they look. Just we may tap you."

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Join the hundreds of our cus-
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complete hat wardrobe includ-
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Rough Straw Bonnet, a Milan
Sailor, and "Merrimac Felts."

CHAPTER HOUSE
ACTIVITY NOTES

and Sorosis made things quite complicated. It seems that
all the houses pick the same time for practice hour.
Archery is an up and coming activity these days with
the competition with men's Archery Club held Tuesday.
Modern Dianas or enthusiasts of said sport to the unini-
tiated include Helen Pielmeier, Pattie Main, and Florence
Young. Dagmar Jamison, Mildred Dalee and Fifi Angleson
are also among the archers of the day.
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Elections and pledgings are an-
nounced by several chapter houses
this week.
Phi Rho Sigma
Officers for next year at Phi Rho
Sigma are John Benson, '40M, presi-
dent; Harold Jesurun, '40M, vice-
president; Robert Davies, '40M, secre-
tary; Robert Murphy, '41M, recorder;
Fred Lang, '41, editor of paper;
Howard C. Lawrence, Jr., '41M, rush-
ing chairman; Jack Payton, '41M,
social chairman; William Anderson,
'40M, house manager, and Gene Cook,
'41M, steward.
Delta Delta Delta
Delta Delta Delta announces the
pledging of Jeanne Goudy, '42, of
Lakewood, Ohio.
Delta Sigma Pi
Delta Sigma Pi has initiated Hans
Meissner, Jr., '40, and Richard Stras-
ser, '40.
New-officers for Delta Sigma Pi
are: George Sharpe, '40BAd, presi-
dent; Vance Wilson, '40, vice-presi-
dent; Lincoln Wickmann, '40BAd,
secretary; Richard Babcock, '40, treas-
urer, and A. B. Hicks, '39, social
chairman.
Zeta Tau Alpha
Zeta Tau Alpha announces the
pledging of Virginia Wolcott, '42, of
Ann Arbor.

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Eleven Are Pledged
By Omiega Upsilon
Omega Upsilon, honorary radio sor-
ority, pledged 11 women Sunday at
the League, Mary H. Rall, '39, retir-
ing president, announced yesterday.
The following were pledged: Mar-
gery Strand, '41; Doris Merker, '41;
Annabel Dredge, '40; Helen Barnett,
'41; Annabel Van Winkle, '41; Elea-
nor Hobson, '406N; Suzanne Stev-
enson, '40; Jane Elspass, '40; Marion
Fleming, '40Ed;- Babs Karle, and
Leigh Buletson.
Dorothy Nichols, '40, was elected
president of the organization for
the coming year.

Dance Class Committee
Petitioning To End Today
Petitioning for the new dancing
class committee of the League will
close at noon today, it was announced
by Ella Stowe, '40, vice-president of
the League. The committee is to be
in charge of arrangements for the
classes next fall, of which there will
be two divisions, intermediate and
beginning.
Interviewing will be held by Miss
Stowe from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. tomor-
row in the Undergraduate office of
the League. Members of the com-
mittee will be in charge of publicity
for the classes, and will interest peo-
ple in the project.

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