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January 21, 1939 - Image 5

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Peeting For Debate Tryouts To Be Held Wednesday, F


League Council
To Hold Series
Next Semester
Women Will Attend Meet1
In League To Discuss
Plans Of Competition
Women's intramural debate series
sponsored by the League Undergrad-
uate Council, will begin early next'
semester, Betty Bricker, '40, and Anne
Hawley, '40, co-chairmen, announced
yesterday. .
A mass meeting for all women in-'
terested in competing in the series
will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday,
Feb. 5 in the League, at which time
plans will be discussed and organiza-
tion explained by Mrs. Frederic 0. 1
Crandall, faculty advisor for the con-
test. Suggestions for the debate top-
ic will be discussed at that time, Miss
Bricker said.
Teams To Debate
Teams of two members each, repre-
senting any campus organization, may
enter the debate series. Sororities,
dormitories, league houses and the
Ann Arbor Independents are request-
ed to announce their entries at the
mass meeting Feb. 5.
The series will be runf'as an elimin-
ation contest, similar to the organiza-
tion of last year's debates of -which
Helen Jean Dean, '39, and Barbara
Patterson, '39, acted as co-chairmen.
It is expected that 16 teams willcom-
pete in the first round, eight in the
second, four in the third and two in
the finals.
Winners Listed
Jean Tibbits, '40, and Barbara New-
ton, '41, debating for Gamma Phi
Beta, were the winners of last year's'
contest. Jane Krause, '41, and Mary
Rail, '39, representing Delta Gamma,
were the runners-up. The subject
of the debate was "Resolved: That
the Proposed United States' Military
Preparedness Program Should Be

Spring Dresses Add Pep ToWardrobe Exhibit On Display In Main Library
Contains Rare Autographs, Lett
' By HELEN-- --Ma
By HELEN CORMAN Mason Hall, June 24, 1914, and the Grandmother of the Russian R
Autographs and letters of famous page of the original manuscript of 1tion 1919, John Galsworthy,a
statesmen, authors, musicians, Eng- I President Burton's speech nominat- letter from Pope Pius XI wh
- lish scholars, prominent Michigan ing Calvin Coolidge for the presi- was Librarian of the Vatican L
men and past presidents of the Unit- dency of the United States. James Russell Lowell, Edwa
ed States make up the latest exhibit Placed under the head of Aredri- erett Hale, Samuel L. Clemen
¢ j on display in the corridor of the Gen-
e ral Librar hich s ttractin o can statesmen are the autographs of wrote under the pseudonym of"
than the usual amount of interest. John. Hancock, one of the signers of Twain" and Oliver Wendell F
the Declaration of Independence, are cited as outstanding Am
Past presidents of the United dated 1792, an undated communica- writers. One of the earlier
States are represented on the same tion of Aaron Burr to Alexander graphs of musicians is that of
paper by James Knox Polk, eleventh Hamilton, a letter from Daniel Web- delssohn in 1844 concerning,
president and James Buchanan, fif ster in 1852 and one in 1838 from posed visit to England.
teenth president, one drawn up while Stevens T. Mason, first governor of Two military commission
the latter was Secretary of State. An- Michigan. signed as early as 1867 by Lou
Jacksonsh nae is fund ona Autographs Included and another in 1747 by Louis:
ship'sGpaerwle a Gaine by Autographs of contemporaries in- written on vellum and are amo
Major-General U.S. Grant, later'
clude those of Catherine Breshkov- oldest in the entire exhibit
Cntain t F s sNotn. sky, familiarly known as the Little (Iwas arranged by Miss Hyman
y ; ,sContain Famous Notes
"Two of the most important ones
of that group are the note written
by Abraham Lincoln to Secretary of
War Stanton dated Feb. 10, 1864 and UNEQUALLED
that of George Washington's signa-
ture on a Revolutionary soldier's dis-
charge in 1783," said Ellan N. Hy-
mans, curator of books.
-"The Galileo letter to the king in
which he offers his invention of the
's telescope, is from the collection of, That Ec
the late Tracy W. McGregor and was Offered
viven to the University for its astro-
nomical libraries in special recogni-
tion of the service to astronomy by
Prof. Heber D. Curtis. In the same
case is the Blasco De Gavay letter of WeDc
1542 to Don Carlos I of Spain in
which he petitions for a 300 ton ship, Prices.
for his engine and a small subsidy, Here y
which was the gift in 1936 of Prof. tremen<
J S. Worley, Librarian of the Trans-
portation Library.. .n
Rare Letters Displayed reducti
The letters displayed in the case 1 34 YEA
entitled "Makers of Michigan" give a '
good account of the early history of -
the State and are from the Lucius F>'TERMS
Lyons collection which was the gift
of the late Mrs. James H. Campbell in,
1925. One of the outstanding letters
is that of Mrs. Ann Allen to her son, 4
Two-piece dresses with fitted waists and full skirts will be shown this Thomas,. in 1841. Ann Arbor waste
spring in all the pastel colors. The model on the left is wearing a, quilted named for its first two settlers, John.
top and gored skirt, while elaborate frogs form the decoration for the Allen and Elisha W. Rumsey. Both
other figure. Both models have high necks and accentuated shoulders, their wives were called Ann. Both i
in theprevaling ode. amilies built and lived for awhile in I
in the prevailing mode. - mAA rF'

and a
hen he
rd Ev-
s, who
f Men-
a pro-
s, one
is XIV
XV are
ng the



Annual Election Is Held
By Kappa Nu Fraternity
Mu Chapter of Kappa Nu fraternity
announces the election of the follow-
inig° officers for the coming year.
They include president, Harrison
Friend, '40; vice-president, Jack
Weiner, '40;,treasurer, Daniel M.
Schnit, '41; recording secretary, Wil-
liam V. Kramer, '41; and corres-
ponding secretary, Abraham J. Berko-,
vitz, '41.


Gay Sports Outfits For Winterj
Insure Comfort And Warmth

(an Arbor;n ence Le name Ann i r ou
Among others listed as Makers of
Michigan are John D. Pierce, first
State Superintendent of Public I-
struction whose letter dated 1834 con-
tains drafting plans for the organiza-
tion of the primary school and the
State University and for the disposal


Phli Sigma Sigma announces
pledging of Shirley Sapperstein,
of Herkimer, N.Y.



English Boot and Shoe Maker
Our new repair department, the
best in the city. Prices are right.
438 South State and Factory on
South Forest Avenue.

The news is spreading around the German and Scandanavian profes- of public school lands. John S. Barry,
I campus that the women are organiz- sionals seem to favor dark colors twice governor of Michigan; reveals in
ing a ski club sponsored by the out- either a deep pine green or rich bur- his letterhis shrewdbusiness sense
eithr adee pie geenor ichbur which helped the State to retur n to
door sports division of the Women's gundy for chic and distinction. nrosperity after the financial disas-
Athletic Association. The increas- Comfort Is Paramou.nt ter of 1840.
other winter sports has brought into The pants are high-waisted for Recent Works Shown
the limelight clothes for these oc- greater comfort and warmth with a Of more recent datig is the page
casions. broad belt fastened at the side by from Dr. James B. Angell's speech at
Fosins. broadebeltefastenedlatithersideibyer the dedication of the tablet placed on
For skiing the very heavy wool either a zipper or little leather straps
pants so necessary for toboggan runs that buckle. A professional jumper R n
are definitely out. A light, weather- has designed one pair of pants that 'Life' RanksFirst
resistant gabardine of light-weight are a sort of glorified knickers. They
but wind-proof wool is the best bet come just below the knees and have In Magrazine Poll
for ease and comfort in fast down- tailored pleats at the waist. Below
hill runs or cross-country work. The these one wears either canvas gaiters "es "g
or eav hadkit stockings of some t Life,~trReadersgstpg" ae
or eav hndkitstokins f smeand "Good Housekeeping" are the
bright color.I
Short, tailored jackets are best mos$t universally read magazines
among campus women according to
form for the skitrails and they ought a survey conducted by Janet Fullen-
not to be too bulky, the experts say. wider, '39.
One very good looking model is of The survey covered Betsy Barbour,
S P E C 1 A L light colored gabardine with zipper Helen Newberry and Martha Cook
front, full sleeves and tight knitted dormitories and revealed that "Time"
O N C E - A - Y E A R wrists. The collar is small and fits is the most popular of the more edu-I
snugly above wide, knitted shoulder- cational magazines. In Betsy Bar-
bands of the same color as the pants. bour it was found -that "Made-
A bright Polish scarf and large canvas oiele" book of fashions, ranked
mits add a bright note to this outfit, higher than "Vogue," though in the
Slippers For Relaxation other two dormitories "Vogue" fart
For relaxation after the day's ac- out-distanced "Mademoiselle."
tivity the devotees of Saint Moritz Scattered copies of "Esquire,"
are fond of a great coat to go over "Women's Home Companion," "Pho-
the pants. It is vivid in color, light toplay," "Collier's," Saturday Eve-
of weight and reaches to the floor, so ning Post," "The Literary Digest,"
is ideal for lounging around the fire. and even "Story" were found in al
Feet are bound to get cold and of the dormitories.
cramped in the best of boots so those
little leather-soled and knit topped
slippers are in the height of fashion. 16th Century Desired
The soles are of a bright, thin leather Beauties Cross - Eyed
Good news for all you and the tops are heavy two-color
knit of the saye variety found in
RHYTHM fans! Here's a those warm Norwegian mitts. Cross-eyed women to the 16th cen-
tury New World dweller were the
heardmd m rmost desired beauties according to a
Dye Floramor Satin, here- Paramount Loses Raft recent issue of the Sight Saving Re-
tofore used only in $3.00 HOLLWOOD, Jan. 20.--)-Para- These beauties were in such con-
slips. For this special mount movie studio officials said to- stant demand as brides, that mothers
day George Raft's contract had been produced a permanent cross-eyed
event cancelled because the actor had ob- condition by hanging a bit of plaster
jected so much to picture roles as- from the hair down between the eye-
signed to him. brows of their newborn daughters.
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Zwerdling Building
215-17 East Liberty






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the supreme event of the
formal season . . .the "dis-
tinguishing" touch is beau-
tiful jewelry.
The latest in formal. hair
combs, clips, ornaments.
The quaintest of old-
fashioned lockets and wrist-

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The sparklingest
tions in rhinestones!


The same silk-stocking
fit, the same tailoring
niceties, the customary
wear. If you're wise
you'll stock up, as quan-
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