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THE MICHIGAN DlAILY

Sets October 21 As Date

For

Fourth Union

Theater Season Scheduled To Open

Grimm Fairy
Tale Is To Be
FirstOffering
Students Desiring To Join
Theatre Arts Committeel
Contact Roberta ChissusI

cmpus. Officers are now chosen by I Pomeroy, '39, treasurer; Alys Pierce.
The Present N ational Panhellenie cio. n '39. rushing secretary? and Miss Lloyd,
" * *- ~ w The present officers are: Sterhanie adviser. Officers and delegates are
A ssociation Origimated In Bosto Parfet, '39, president; Phyllis Lee chosen in February for the coming
Scroggie, '39, secretary; Harriet year.

"Rumpelstiltskin" will be the first
offering of the Children's Theatre
when it opens its season Oct. 21 under
the direction of Richard McKelvey,
Grad., Roberta Chissus, '39, chair-
man of the Theatre Arts Committee
announced yesterday. Betty Spooner,
'39, will be assistant director and
sets will be designed by Robert Cor-
rigan, '39.
McKelvey, who has assisted in the
direction of previous theatre produc-
tions, won a major Hopwood award
last year with a volume called "Ten
Essays" and adapted "The Secret
Garden" which was presented with
great success by the Children's The-
atre last winter, Miss Chissus said.
Three Performances Are Planned
The Grimm fairy tale, which also
was adapted by McKelvey, will be
presented at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21
and at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Sat-
urday, Oct. 22. The story is woven
about a miller's daughter whose
mother tells the king that the daugh-
ter can weave gold cloth of straw.
The part of the mother who tels
the story will be played by Mary
Frances Brown, '39, the queen moth-
er in the 1938 J.G.P., and her chil-
dren will be Richard Gauss and Dolly
Vlisedes of Ann Arbor. Richard has
appeared in several productions be-
fore and took part last year in Roy
Hoyer's dance recital, "Juniors on
Parade."I
Cast Announcement Continues
Ruth Menefee, '39, a previous mem-
ber of Play Production and the Chil-
dren's Theatre, will take the role of
Hilda, the milers daughter. Betty
Jane Mansfield, '39, president of
Assembly, who will play Frau Miller,
has also had experience in Play Pro-.
duction, as has Karl Klauser, '39, the
king.
Rumpelstiltskin himself will be
Bernard Benoway and the court jes-
ter is, James Robert Stephenson of
Ann Arbor High School, who ap-
peared in "Knave and Maid," the
last Children's Theatre production.
Committee Posts Are Still Open
Miss Chissus asks that all who are
interested in becoming members of
the Theatre Arts committee and who
missed the meeting Tuesday get in
touch with her before the end of the
week at the Gamma Phi Beta sorority
house. Arnouncement of the com-
mittee members will be made when
Aigibility slips have all been checked.
Party Hears Anouncement
Of Verner-Hall Wedding
A party after last Saturday's game
served to surprise 30 friends of the
former Jane Verner, '39, and Louis
Hall, '29, by the announcement of
their elopement last February. Mrs.
Louis B. Hall is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. W. F. Hall of Lincoln Ave.
and Mr. Hall is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Douglas Hall of Swarthmore,
IIll-
1 The couple are residing at 443 S.
Division St. Mrs. Hall is continuing
her work in the University and Mr.
Hall is working temporarily.

By ANN VICARY
A date which often goes unmen-
tioned in the annals of sorority his-
tory on this campus is April 15, 1891,1
the date on which Kappa KappaI
Gamma extended an invitation to six,
other fraternities to meet in Boston
to discuss methods for bettering fra-
ternity conditions.
The need for interfraternity con-
tact had long been felt, but the first
move was made toward organization
when seven, Alpha Phi, Delta Delta
Delta, Delta Gamma, Gamma Phi
Beta, Kappa Alpha Theta, Kappa
Kappa Gamma and Pi Beta Phi, met
in Boston,
Common Problems Justify Move
The fact that most of the problems
met by women's fraternities were
common to all, and that, still more
significantly, the fraternities were

Hear Address
By Dean Lloyd
Social Conduct Is Theme
Of Talk To Freshmen
More than 400 freshmen women
heard Dean Alice C. Lloyd's address
on "Campus Conduct" yesterday in
the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre of
the League. The lecture was given as
. part of the 1938 Orientation piogram
for women.
In introducing her subject, Miss
Lloyd explained that she wished to
give her audience "helpful suggestions
and advice" on social conduct. Dis-
cussing the question that is upper-
most in most freshmen's minds at this
particular time, Miss Lloyd admon-
ished her audience not to take sor-
orities and rushing too seriously. She
explained that experience in college
can be fine whether in a sorority or
not, and warned the freshmen that
rushing is artificial.
On the subject of drinking and
smoking, Miss Lloyd explained that
the University does not dictate as to
these practices except to forbid smok-
ing in Univeristy buildings, especially
the library. However, she urged the
audience to refrain from either prac-
tice.
Studies Are All-Important
"Studies," Miss Lloyd pointed out
to the freshmen women, "are the
foundation of all that you do. Observe
quiet hours in dormitories, league
houses and sororities," she advised.
Education should mean a broaden-
ing of the intellect, Miss Lloyd de-
clared. An attempt to understand the
people with whom one associates, and
the use of the educational facilities
here will be an aid to that broaden-
ing process.
"Convention can be overdone," said
Miss Lloyd, as she stated that she
considered friendliness and natural-
ness the basis of social poise.
Announce Engagement
The engagement of Ruth Hamilton
Shaw to Charles H. Parrish of Owens-
boro, Ky., was announced at a party
this week by the former's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Johnson Shaw
of Detroit. Miss Shaw attended Miss
Newman's and Knox School in Coop-
erstown, N. Y. Mr. Parrish attended
the University.

founded on the same ideals and with
the same purposes, seemed justifica-
tion for the move.
Though the first attempts were not
successfula similar meeting was called
in 1902 in Chicago, with the result
that "The Intersorority Conference,"
a forerunner of the present Panhellen-
ic Association, was formed. The high
standards of the Conference were to
be enforced as a matter of ethical
agreement, and it was hoped that the
organization would promote a feeling
I of mutual respect and amity between
the fraternities, thereby facilitating
the working out of their common pro-
blems.
* Annual Meetings Are Planned
The plan of the Conference Was
that a meeting would be held annu-
ally, at the invitation of each of the
fraternities in rotation, and composed
of one delegate from each. Later this
Conference ordered the formation of
a Panhellenic Association in every
university in which two or more na-
tional fraternities were represented.
The Michigan Panhellenic Associa-
tion was formed on the initiative of
Gamma Phi Beta.
Many Houses Join
Fraternities entered in the follow-
ing order: Gamma Phi Beta, Delta
Gamma, Collegiate Sorosis, Pi Beta
Phi, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Alpha
Phi, Kappa Alpha Theta, Alpha Chi
Omega, Chi Omega, Delta Delta Delta,
Alpha Xi Delta, Kappa Delta, Zeta
Tau Alpha, Alpha Omicron Pi, Alpha
Epsilon Phi, Phi Sigma Sigma, Alpha
Gamma Delta, and Alpha Delta Pi.
In 1926 Dean Alice Lloyd became
the adviser. Prior to that time offices
in the Asrociation had been held in
rotation according to the order of
each fraternity establishment on
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