TUESDAY, MAY 30, 1939
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Ball Chairman 1
William Grier Will Attend
With Betty Mandel, '41;
Crosby's Band To Play
Names of guests of the central com-
mittee of the annual Senior Ball, to
be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday,
June 16, .were announced yesterday
by William Grier, '39, general chair-
Grier has asked Betty Mandel, '41,
to be, his guest at the dance. Jack
Wilcox,. .'39, chairman 'of finance,
will have as his guest Helen Brown,'
Out-Of-Town Guest Attends
.Ruth. Wagner, of Cincinnati,will
'fe the, guest of Waldo Abbot, '39, tick-
et. chairman, and Jerome Mitchell,
'39F&C, music co-chairman, will at-
tend, with Peggy Johnson, '39. Betty
Spangler, '39, chairman of publicity,
will have Neil Levenson, '38E, as her
guest, and Betty Shaffer, '39, patrons
chairman,'will attend with Joseph
Hi nshaw, '3?.
Thomas Nurnsberger, L39Ed, will at-
tend with. Alice-Janet Engstrom, '42,
and Evelyn Savage, of Schenectady,
N.Y., will be the guest of Peter Ipsen,
'39, co-chairman of music. Frank
Wilkinson,.'39, has asked Catherine
Forberg, '41, to attend with him.
More Guests Listed
Rpberta ,Chissus, '39A, chairman of
decorations, will attend with John
Parker, '39, and Don Wilson, '41E,
will be the guest of Jean Bleecker,
'39, chairman -of the project com-
Bob Crosby's orchestra is to play
for the dance, and the theme for the
decorations will be "Symphony in
Blue," 'with booths for fraternities
and organizations along the wall for
By the Neighbor
Dedicated to the Class of '39, we present this, our "Parting Line" in
the form of a resume of the leading social events of the past three years.
We arrived that September from rthe four corners of the earth, imbued
with a sense' of our own importance and ready to take anything in our
stride.tBig shots from high school, our egos received a
complete deflation when we walked down the diagonal
for the first time. Then orientation week began and we
lost that first horrible feeling of fear and loneliness.
October came, and with it the first football game.
That first festive weekend will never be forgotten . .
>ep rallies, fraternity house luncheons, chrysanthemums;
in the autumn sun . . the drum major . . . the fan-
fare of the bugles as the band marched on the field
. . and all. the thrills of our' first big game. Then
followed the first big formal of the year . . . Interfra-
ternity Ball. Chick Webb's orchestra played and it was held at the League.
Juniors Give Musical Revue .
Jan Garber and Jimmy Lunceford played at J-Hop and the I.M. Build-
ing was decorated in red in honor of St. Valentine. The Juniors gave a
music revue entitled "Sprize" and we were duly impressed and amused by
their terpischorean ability. Soph Prom took place that March and we all
danced to Herbie Kay.
The Burton Tower was still merely a jumble of white lines on blue paper,
and the English cabinet was trying to get Edward, married to a Greek
princess. Frosh Frolic came along at about this time, and
we got our first chance to be important . . . on central
committee for that event were Dorothea (Sis) Staebler,
Malcolm Levenson and Robert Pollard. Freshmen Fiesta
arrived a few weeks later with Jenny Peterson as Gen-
IC eral Chairman. We gave "Oz U" and B. J. Mansfield, Jean
Rheinfrank, Margaret Cram, Marian Smith, Marcia Con-
nell and Mary Wheat had leading roles.
Our sophomore year . . . the Union Formal in Novem-
ber . . . Panhell Ball with Anson Weeks' orchestra .
and Soph Cabaret under the efficient guidance of Chair-
man Barb Heath. Betty Lyon, Janet Fullenweider, Char-
lotte Poock were on central committee, and M. K. Adams, Mary Lavan, Jane
Lyon, Marjory Link and Betty Spangler took part in the floor show.
Edward made his farewell address . . . the carillon neared completion
and Fletcher Henderson and Charley Agnew were featured at Interfraternity,
Ball. That March the niors presented "Feather in: His Cap," and thls
freshmen gave "Rip Van Winkle" . . . Alberta Wood was general chair-
man and Frances Kahrs, Carrie Wallach, Anne Hawley, Annabel Dredge and
Glade Allen were on the central committee.
Swing Sessions Replace Afternoon Teas .. .
Stephanie Parfet was chairman of Panhell Ball. Jenny Peterson, Patty
Haff, Adele MacDonald were on central committee and Joe Sander's orches-
tra played. A little later came Soph Cabaret, "The Streets of Paris" with
To Be Played
Spring Tourney Will End
Within Next Few Days
'Finals in all divisions of the spring
tennis tournament will be played off
within the next few days, Betty Shaw,
'41, manager of the tourney, an-;
Margaret Cotton, '42, and Jahan
A. Kalajan, '41, will meet Charlotte
Brown, Grad, and Sam Rotberg, '42,
in the finals of the mixed doubles
division at 3 p.m. today on Palmer
SDorothy Maul, '39, will vie with
Miss Brown in singles at 10 p.m. to-
day for a chance .to compete against
Miss Cotton in the semi-finals. The
winner of this bracket will then play
Miss Shaw, in the finals.
Miss Shaw and Miss Cotton will
meet Margaret Hadsell, '42, and Lou
Carpenter, '42, in this morning's
matches for a position in the finals
of the women's doubles. In the other
bracket of this tournament, Miss
Maul and Jean Johnson, '42, are
scheduled to meet Helen Jean Dean,
'39, and Mary Henderson, '41, in the
quarter-finals, the winner to play
Toby Davis, '39, and Mary Wheat,
'39, in the semi-finals.
Margaret Carr, '40, willameet Jane
Guinhane, '42, for a place in the
finals against Nancy Wolfe, '41, in the
novice singles tourney.
New Mak eUp
For Hot Days
Is Light, Cool
More than any other summer for
a good many seasons the more prom-
inent cosmetic firms are producing
an entirely new and very attractive
line of hot weather cosmetics. Many
of these are designed on the new,
scientific principle of basic skin
health that comes from a good cir-
culation and internal health which
brings an inner glow, the basis of all
This new line of cosmetics also
works on the principle of skin tone
rather than merely applying layer
upon layer of greasy substances which
clog the pores and generally make
the skin incapable of breathing.
Heavy powder bases are useless over
a bad complexion although the health
giving rays of the summer sun will do
wonders for it if one is careful not
to take the sun in too large doses.
Most of these new products are in
the ,liquid form rather than of the
cream variety which usually contains
some sort of grease. They are doub-
ly valuable because their astringent
effects overcome the increased oili-
ness which is the bane of summer
time while the cooling part of the
preparations helps eliminate that
torrid flush which is so unbecoming
in hot weather.
Make-up for summer follows the
same trends of lotions and powder
bases in that it is notably light and
free from any of the harmful chemi-
cals that the new food and drug law
has recently condemned for use on
By FRANCES AARONSON l
Panhellenic Association, Assembly
and the WAA together manage to
touch just about every girl on cam-
pus. ° Stephanie Parfet, Betty Jane
Mansfield, and Norma Curtis have
had the jobs of keeping these or-
ganizations on a smooth running
"I believe that all girls are funda-
mentally the same," Miss Parfet said
in speaking of sorority and indepen-
dent women at Michigan. Although
unaffiliated girls have no obligations
to any house, Stephanie is still "com-
pletely sold" on the advantages of
sorority 'life. Used toplanning her
time, scheduling her work, Miss Par-
fet is now using her first free time
in college to play round upon round
of golf and then to lie in the sun.
Panhellenic is not merely an inter-
sorority council to draw- up rushing
rules; it endeavors to equalize rush-
ing opportunities among the various
houses, to break down any ill feeling
among those houses or between soror-
ity and. independent .women. Miss
Parfet said. Much stress is laid up-
on cooperation, with the rest of the
I campus in this organization.
"Working with people, both men
and women, is essential to any well-
rounded program," believes Norma
Curtis. At the WAA, opportunities
for numerous contacts, and programs
for spending spare time recreation-
ally, are provided for and urged upon
Lantern Night and Michigras, both
Will Serve Continuously on
. .. from . .
12:00 to 7:30 P.M.
in '38 and '39 are Norma's pet enter-
prises. Running these affairs afford-l
ed her practical business experience'
as well as a wide field for ingenuity.i
No spare time for this former presi-i
dent of the WAA, even though her of-1
ficial duties are at an end, for Mortar
Board and Scroll will keep her busy
up to the very last minute.
"I have believed from my freshman,
year that happiness at college de-
pends not upon status as an indepen-
dent or sorority woman, but upon the
woman herself," asserted Betty Jane+
As retiring president of Assembly,
she states her opinion that the op-
portunities are equal; it is up to each
individual to make the most of them.
What Assembly does try to do, how-
ever, is to aid the independent to
enjoy the greatest pleasures, to get
the fullest values, out of her college
A firm believer in extra curricular
activities since her hightschool days,
Miss Mansfield asserts that partici-
pation in campus endeavors gives a
girl poise, and prepares her for the
social, as well as the business, aspects
of the future. No matter in what
type of position, women will have to
"meet people and get along with +
Three Presidents Advocate Activities
Drink More Milk
Y ear-Round Health
Milk Dealers of Ann Arbor
The wedding date of Phyllis
Brumm, '39, daughter of Prof. and
Mrs. John L. Brumm of Cambridge
Road, to Vernon Cannon of Chapel
Hill, N.C., son of Mr. and Mrs. Clar-
ence Cannon of Ayden, N.C., has been
set for June 3. Miss Brumm, a mem-
ber of Delta Delta Delta sorority, re-
ceived her bachelor's degree here in
1937. Mr. Cannon is now studying
for his doctorate in North Carolina.
The marriage of Irene Sophie By-
chinsky, daughter of Rev. and Mrs.
S. A. Bychinsky,. to, Harry Bendler,
Grad., son ofkIr. and Mrs. Grover
Bendler of Grand Haven, took place
Saturday at the First Presbyterian
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore J. Richter
of Detroit have announced the en-
gagement of their daughter, Mar-
guerite Natalie, to Charles McAus-
land White, son of Mr. and Mrs. San-
ford Brownell of Barrington, Ill. Both
Miss Richter and Mr. White have at-
tended the University. Miss Richter
is affiliated with Collegiate Sorosis,
and Mr. White with Psi Upsilon. 1
Dormitory Gives Supper'
Allen-Rumsey House entertained
at a buffet supper at 6 p.m. yester-
day in the small ballroom and terrace1
of the Union. Following the supper,t
the group of 60 went bicycle riding.
Jean Smith in charge. In February came our.big "fling,"
J-Hop . . . with Kay Kyser and Jimmy Dorsey. Robert
Reid and Marietta Killian led that Hop, and Mary Bell
attended with John Wilcox. Tommy Dorsey gave a swing
concert at the Field House and we presented our JGP.
"Mulberry Bush" was the title, and we broke all traditions
by having men in the cast . . . Ted Grace, Leon Kupeck,
John Winder and Dick Humphreys helped make it the
success it was. Mary Fran Browne, Barbara Teall, Marian
Baxter, Katherine Steiner and Ruth Menefee had some of
the leading roles.
"Hayseed Hop" was given by the freshmen . . . Tony
Selwart appeared in "Liliom" . . . Ken and Esquire were
banned . . . and Henry Busse played at Senior Ball.
Thus finishes our resume of those first three years.
to FOLLETT'S for
\,C A S-
Of LeagueTo Meet
There will be a meeting of the danc-
ing class committee of the League at
4 p.m. tomorrow, it has been an-
nounced by Ella Stowe, '40, chairman
of the committee.
Members of the committee who
were selected by the process of pe-
titioning and interviewing by Miss
Stowe are Margaret Cornelius, '41;
Betty Lombard, '41; Lucy Ann Kirk-
patrick, '40; Mary Elliott Hagerkamp,
'42; Virginia Vint, '40; Dorothy An-
derson, '42; Betty Altman, '42; Jane
Sapp, '41; Ethel Winnai, '41; Jo Ann
Holland, '42; Frances Aaronson, '42;
Margaret Whittemore, '41; Virginia
Osgood, '41; and Jean Thompson,
Mu Phi Epsilon, Musical
Society, Elects Officers
Officers for next year of Mu Phi
Epsilon, national honorary musical
sorority, were chosen at its last meet-
ing. Gwendolyn Fossum, SpecM, and
Mrs. Marland Small were elected
president and vice-president, respec-
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