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T-HE MICHIGA1N-,DAILY,

Annual lilitaryBadllTo Be Friday, April 26 In Union B
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W. J. Clement
Heads Central,
Committeemen
Banquet To Be Sponsored
By Scabbard And Blade
For Advanced Students
Walter J. Clement, '40E, Corps of
Engineers, has been elected general
chairman of the 1940 Military Ball to
be held Friday, April 26, in the Union
Ballroom.
Other members of the central com-
mittee elected by their respective
corps are Lowell R. Moss, '41E, Ord-
nance Dept., secretary and chairman
of favors; Frank R. Ellis, '41, Infan-
try, treasurer and chairman of tickets
finance and publicity; Wendell E.
Lenz, '40F&C, Infantry, programs;
and Robert L. Brown, '40E, Ordnance
Dept.
Other Committeemen Listed
Douglas C. Jeffrey, '41E, Corps of
Engin~eers, will be chairman of decor-
ations, and Louis A. Hopkins, '40E,
Signal Corps, is also on the central
committee. Walter A, Scoville, '40, In-
fantry, is honorary member repre-
senting Scabbard and Blade. Junior
representative for the Signal Corps
will be announced at a later date.
Scabbard and Blade will sponsor a
banquet preceding the Ball for all ad-
vanced course students and their
guests. The date of the ticket sale,
decorations, and the band will be an-
nounced later.
Herbie Kay and his orchestra
played for the 1939 Military Ball
which was held on Friday, April 28,
in the Union Ballroom. Hugh Down-
er, '39, was general chairman of the
dance.
1939 Ball Decorations Described
Decorptions consisted of special
lighting effects, bunting, and the use
of silhouettes. On each of the pilas-
ters of the ballroom were 12 lighted
red, white and blue shields. Gold sil-
houettes of emblems of medical, in-
fantry, engineer, ordnance, and sig-
nal corps decorated the five ballroom
curtains.
Along the hallway leading into the
ballroom were 12 silhouettes of men
in the uniforms of the various wars
in which the United States has been
involved.
RADIO and
MICHIGAN Cabs
Phones
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New Proposal
Of Panhellenic
Is Announced
Appointment Of Officers,
Will Replace Elections;
Membership Amended
Appointment of Panhellenic officers
by the executive council instead of
election by the Panhellenic Council
was proposed as an amendment to
the Constitution of Panhellenic Asso-
ciation at-a meeting of the Council;
held at 4:15 p.m. yesterday at the
League.
Under the present system the offi-
cers of the Association are chosen by
nomination and election by the Pan-
hellenic Council which is composed of
delegates from the 18 sororities on
campus. According to an amendment
made last fall announcement of the
officers so elected will be made at
the time of announcement of appoint-
ments to the League Council.
Candidates To Petition
The proposal, as made yesterday
by Barbara Bassett, '40, president
of Panhellenic, would provide for
petitioning and interviewing for the
offices with final appointment by
the outgoing executive council.
"The proposed amendment would
mean that the President of Panhell-
enic can work with the Judiciary
Council so that there will be rio con-
flict between Panhellenic and League
Council appointments," Miss Bassett
said.
A greater representation of the
sororities in the offices would be a
second advantage, she added.
Change In Membership
Proposal of an amendment to
change the membership of Panhell-
enic Council was also made at the
meeting. The membership now con-
sists of president, rushing chairman
and assistant rushing chairman of
the respective houses. According to
the amendment the membership
would consist of president, assistant
rushing chairman and a specially
elected Panhellenic delegate.
"Specially elected Panhellenic dele-
gates could be chosen with the idea
of their being possible officers of the
association," Miss Bassett pointed
out.
The amendments will be voted on
at the next regular meeting of the
Council which will be held Wednes-
day, March 27.
The present executive council of
Panhellenic is composed of Miss Bas-
sett, Jean Thompson, '40, treasurer;
Frances Kahrs, '40, secretary, and'
Beth O'Roke, '40, rushing secretary.

Unlimited Opportunity Offered
In Field Of Costume Designing
By ESTHER OSSER gressional appointment as costumer
Designing women--and men, too,- for the Yorktown Sesqui-centennial
who have an appreciation of line, Pageants. For the past six years,
color, and rhythm and an inordinate she has been engaged to costume the
amount of patience may find oppor- plays put on by the Michigan Reper-
tunity to express themselves lucra- toire Players, and this summer she
tively in the field of costume design- will also act as guest instructor at
ing, Evelyn Cohen, who has been en- the University.
gaged as costumer for Play Produc- In common with other costume
tion's "Il Seraglio," said yesterday. iners, M is h fthe Eiza-
Trained In Dramatic School designers, Miss Cohen finds the Eliza-
In addition to these general quali- Ibethan period arid that of the 18th
fications, Miss Cohen continued, the century the most interesting to work
prospective designer would find it with. Modern costuming she finds
wise to gain a general knowledge of relatively dull, nor does the period
the theatre, to know dramatic litera- f on ford ages exercise any
ture, and especially to know how to fascination for herstylistically
cut and sew. In order to interpret speaking.
the mood of the play, and to know
how to dress the actor so that his
costume enhances the characteriza-
tion desired, the designer must almost
know how to act, too. Miss Cohen,
who in private life is the wife of dis-
tinguished designer Alexander Wyck-
off, stated. With these prerequisitesB WA
mastered, the costumer can usuallyWA
rise rapidly, for the profession is as
yet relatively open and undercrowded,
she added.
Actual training can be secured in
any good dramatic school, Miss Cohen
said, and if this is not possible, ade-
quate instruction in sewing and cut-
ting can be obtained in any school
possessing a home economics depart-
ment.
Went To Columbia
Miss Cohen herself secured her
basic four-year training at Columbia
University and studied an additional
four years at Carnegie Institute. Up-
on graduation, she accepted a posi-
tion at Yale University where she re- 'kle in pat
mained until she married. Since then, S ot i , pea to0
she has costumed productions put on e i11. foeW ne
by the Cincinnati Art Theatre, by olin 49, forS
the Memphis Little Theatre and by -a k-Ove'- ack abad
the Manhattan repertoire colony. u LAMO
Miss Cohen also received the con- matet5 _

Hi-Falutin" Juniors
Rush Preparations
For A nual Project
Ten minutes spent in the. League
these days give you a kaleidoscopic
picture that resembles a combination
of Grand Central Station and the cen-
ter of Bedlam-for junior women are
making rapid strides on the forth-
coming JGP production, "Hi-Falut-
in'"
Material for costumes has arrived,
finally, but sleepless nightsare still
in store for Jane Pinkerton, chairman
of costumes, and her committee. Over
100 costumes must be finished by
next week, when the play opens for
its first performance to senior wo-
men.
Betty Ann Chaufty, chairman of
the music committee, was seen try-
ing to find a room for her rehearsals
while photographers from Detroit
papers were assembling menbers of
the central committee for pictures.

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Alpha Epsilon Phi
Alpha Epsilon Phi announces the
recent election of officers. They are:
Elaine Fisher, '42, president; Doro-
thy Sampson, '41, vice-president;
Shirley Silver, '42, treasurer; Doris
Wechsler, '41, rushing chairman;
NormarKaphan, '41, secretary; Fran-
ces Aaronson, '42, assistant rushing
chairman and Dorothy Abramsohn,
'42, assistant treasurer.
Delta Upsilon
Frank Butter, '43A of Oak Park,
Ill., has recently been pledged by
Delta Upsilon.
Hermitage
Hermitage announces the pledging
of John Brown, '42, of Fort Wayne,
Ind.
Kappa Alpha Theta
New officers of Kappa Alpha Theta
are: Florence Signaigo, '41, presi-
dent; Jeanne Davis, '41, vice-presi-
dent; Jane Grove, '41, recording sec-
retary; Mary Louise Finiey, '41, cor-
responding secretary; Marjorie For-
restal, '41, treasurer and Betty Far-
iss, '42, rushing chairman.
Phi Alpha Kappa
The recently elected officers of Phi
Alpha Kappa are Dr. Orie Stehouwer,
M, president; Henry DeVries, '41M,
vice-president; Peter Westra, '41L,
assistant business manager; Cornelius
Doezema, '43D, secretary and Henry
Homan, '43D, sergeant.
Pht Delta 1Theta
Phi Delta Theta recently elected
James Tobin, '41, president; George
Banta, '41, treasurer; Lloyd Mowery,
'41, secretary; Charles Ross, '41,
alumni secretary; Joseph Reed, '42,
librarian; Richard Scherling, '42, re-
porter, John Shields, '42, chaplin;
Frederick Bierkamp, '42, historian
and James Gormsen, '42, warden.
Phi Sigma Delta
New officers recently installed by
Phi Sigma Delta include Bernard
Sisman, '41, president; James Berger,
'41, vice-president; Gordon Marans,
'40, treasurer; Harvey Willens, '41,
secretary; and George Nadler, '41E
and Lester Persky '41 are members of
the executive council.
Phi Epsilon Pi
Three new officers have been elect-
ed by Pi Epsilon Pi. They are: Rich-
ard Ungar, '42E, president; Nat Rit-
ter, '42, vice-president and Noel Buck-
ner, '42, treasurer.
Pi Laihbda Phi
Recently elected officers of Pi
Lambda Phi are: Myron Gins, '41,
president; Bertram Leskowich, '41,
vice-president; Eugene Kane, '42,
secretary; Howard Solomon, '42,
treasurer; Newell Malter, '41, steward;
Leo Klauber, '42, pledge master; and
Bertram Weiss, '42, corresponding
secretary.
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