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March 08, 1940 - Image 5

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"#eap Year" Will Be

heme Of Assembly Ball Deeoratic

Student Dance
To Be Tonight

Entertainment To Include
Sketch, Movies, Dancing
A semi-formal dinner dance will be
given by the Congregational Students'
Guild "at 7 p.m. today in the parlor
of the Congregational Church, an-
nounced MVargaret, Hoffer, '40A, gen-
eral chairman.
Decorations for the affair will be
blue and white said Murell Bessy,
"40E, decorations chairmfian, and there
will be a skit, music, movies, and
radio dancing after the dinner. Arthur
W. Clifford, '42E, will be. master of
ceremonies, and Margaret E. Wood-
ruff, '41SM and Raymond F. Steiner,
'42, will be chairman of the music.
"Dear Diary," a skit depicting the
activities of the guild during the
year will be given. iVMovies will be
shown later and singing will be led
after the dinner.

Checks And Stripes
In Gay New Suit
Shown ForSparing
Dame Fashion still dictates short
skirts for this season and this trend
can be seen in the new suits. Pas-
tels are being shown in great abund-
ance this season for sport as well as
dress clothes.
Along with the ever-practical
tweeds in grays, blacks, and browns,
=there are being shown checked, two
and three piece suits in pinks, yel-
lows, greens and every other colorin
the Spring fashion field. Some two
piece suits are also coming in con-
trasting shades and solid colors com-
bined with plaids.
Skirts are flared, for the most part,
and the most popular jackets are.
those in the cardigan style, collar-
less, trixmmed with double rows of
either silver or leather covered 'but-

Round Cards Are New Fad
The latest fad as far as bridge is
concerned is round cards. This type
makes shuffling and arranging of
one's hand much easier than under
the old way.
Another shipment of that fa-
mous 3-thread special
An Archer 2-thread, always in
correct shades, $1.15 value, for
A $2.95 Cardigan sweater,
this week-end only,
Tailored shirts in band bottom
or tuck-in,
-1.00 and $1.95
Michigan Theatre Bldg.

Senior Supper
Tickets .To Go

On Sale Mar.11
Caps, GoWns To-BeSold
Or Rented Next Week
To Women In League
Tickets for Senior Supper will go
on sale Monday in the League ball-
room, and caps and gowns will be put
on sale at the same time, Anne Haw-
ley, chairman of publicity, said yes-
Supper tickets are 65 cents, and-
senior women will be guests of the
junior women at the opening perform-
ance of "Hi-Falutin," the 1940 JGP
afterward in Lydia Mendelssohn The-
Caps and gowns may be rented
and worn from Wednesday through'
till Commencement in June. They
may be rented either together or sep-
arately, and part of the price will be
refunded when they are returned in
June, Ruth Chatard, chairman of the
committee, announced.
The sale will be continued through
Tuesday, and white collars to be worn
with the gowns will be sold by Senior
Society, in the ballroom. Senior Sup-
per is the first time that seniors may
wear their caps and gowns.

Martin's. Band
:Plays Tonight;
Guests Named
Patricia Walpole's Gown
Is Tropical Pink Sheer
With AquaWool Jacket
Guests of the central committee
for the Assembly Ball, to be held
from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., today in the
ballroom of the League, have been
announced by Patricia Walpole, '41,
general chairman.
Miss Walpole will have as her
guest Woodrow Rankin, '41E. She
is planning to wear a tropical pink
chiffon gown with a full skirt and
a bellboy jacket. The jacket is of
aquatone wool embroidered in pink.
Clyde Clark, '40, will accompany
Elain Wood, '41, assistant chairman,
who will appear in a pink net dress
with a lace bodice. Pink and blue
velvet ribbons will complete her cos-
To Wear Aqua Taffeta
Sut Hollis, '41, ticket chairman,
whose guest will be Ries Heller, '40E,
will wear an aqua taffeta gown trim-
med with matching velvet. Jean
Maxted, '41, publicity chairman, will
be accompanied by James Driscoll,
'40E. She will be seen in a dress of
blue net with a shirred bodice and
embroidered silver stars. Melvin
Schlemenson, '41, will be the guest
of the finance chairman, Margaret
Sanford, '42, who will wear a full-
skirted rose taffeta gown.
Decorations chairman, Emilie Root,
.'42, has invited Max Coleman of De-
troit as her guest. Miss Root will
appear in a dress of heavy black
taffeta with a white bodice. James
Buckland, '41, will accompany Ann
Crowley, '41, merits chairman, who
plans to wear white tulle with a
fitted blouse of silver lamb on a
white background.
Millie.Radford, '42, program chair-
man, has invited Ian Ironside, '39,
as her guest for the Ball. Miss Rad-
ford will be seen in a gown of white
brocaded satin with white and gold
acssories.. Patrons chairman, Eliz-
abeth Kimball, '40, will be accom-
panied by Dwight Adams, '40, and
will wear a gold satin dress which
features front fullness. Angie Rok-
nich, 0,music chairman, will have
Edward Christensen, '40, as her
guest. Miss Roknich will appear in
black taffeta trimmed with pale pink
Freddy Martin To Play
Freddy Martin and his orchestra
are scheduled to play for the dance.
They are replacing Bunny Berigan
who is in the hospital.
The original of Lea. Year and itsI
modern interpretation will be de-
picted by the decorations and on the
programs. The decorations will con-
sist of appropriate silver silhouettes
on a background of plaid to signify
he fact that Leap Year originated
in Scotland by proclamation of a
queen. A copy of the original proc-
lamationwill be shown on one wallr
of the ballroom. Over the orchestrar
the Assembly seal will be mounted,
The programs will be heather on
silver-also with a silhouetted pic-t
ure. On one of the inside pagesr
he proclamation will be reproduced.c
Call At League Today
It is urgently requested-that the
folders of tickets numbered 196 anda
¢6 come to the ticket booth of the
league some time today, or their:
ickets will not be honored at the
Carnations, being sold by Seniora
ociety, may be procured today in1
he League or at the door. ThoseI
iolding flower coupons may receiveC

heir carnations at the time of the
A few remaining tickets, Sue Hol-
is, ticket chairman, announced, may
till be procured today in the Main
1obby of the League upon presenta- t
ion of an independent identifica-
ion card. t

ChapterW ause
Three pledgings and three elections
of officers constitute the fraternity
news for this week.
Alpha Omicron Pi
The recent pledging of Maybelle
Davis, '43 of Washington, D.C., and
of Eleanor Feldrappe, '43, of Lake-
wood, Ohio has been announced by
Alpha Omicron Pi.
Kappa Alpha Thetaf
Betty Marquart, '43, of Oak Park,t
Ill., was pledged recently by Kappa
Alpha Theta.
Phi Gamma Delta
The election of new officers has
been recently announced by Phi Gam-
ma Delta. The new officers are: Ed-
ward King, '41, president; Edward
Tripp, '41, treasurer; Robert Darden,
'41, recording secretary; John Clarke,
'41, corresponding secretary; and
James Harrison, '41, historian.
Phi Kappa Sigma
The new officers of Phi Kappa Sig-
ma are: Lowell Moss, '41E, vice-
president and Robert Pickney, Iota.
Psi Upsilon
Robert Heath, '43, of Winnetka,
Ill., was recently pledged by Psi Up-
Zeta Beta Tau
Zeta Beta Tau announces the elec-
tion of their officers. They are:
Jerome Grossman, '41, president;
Robert Barnard, '41, treasurer; Julian
Harris, '41, steward; Jack Il Kessel,
'42, vice-president; Robert Samuels,
'42, secretary and James Wolf, '43,
Tonight's Calendar
Lists Radio Dances
Vying with Assembly Ball for hon-
ors this evening will be three frater-
nity radio dances. Phi Kappa Sigma,
will hold an informal dance from 9,
p.m. to 1 a.m. at their chapter house.3
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Hagemeyer of De-
troit, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Cooper and
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Beneter will be
Pi Lambda Pi will stay in the groove
with a radio dance from 9 p.m. to 1
a.m. today at which chaperons will
be Mr. and Mrs. Sam Bothman and
Dr. and Mrs. Phillip Jay.
Radio numbers will furnish the
music for an informal dance to be held
at the Trigon house from 9 p.m. to
1 a.m. today, at which Dr. and Mrs.
Leonard Himler and Mr. and Mrs.
George Lawton will be chaperons.
Don't Swim, Use -Boots
Rubber boots, reminiscent of the
imes "when we were very young" are
both practical and smart for wading
through March puddles.


To Head Assembly Ball


Positions Open
To Assembly
For Petitioning
Reek, Members Of Board
Name Friday, March 15,
Deadline ForApplicants
Petitioning for positions or As-
sembly Council will open tomorrow
and continue through Friday, March
15, Mary Frances Reek, -40, assem-
bly president, announced .yesterday.
Interviewing for these positions,
president, vice-president, secretary,
and treasurer, will take place from
3 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednes-
day, March 19 and 20. The final
selection will take place at the As-
sembly Board meeting Thursday,
March 21.
All qualifications and ideas for
special projects which assembly
might undertake next year should
be 'included on the petition, Miss
Reek stated. It is on the basis of
these ideas, qualifications, and the
personal interview that the new of-
ficers will be chosen.
The interviewing Board will con-
sist of the present officers of Assem-
bly and the presidents of the Ann
Arbor Independents, the Dormitory
Board and the League House Board.
The positions are now filled by Miss
Reek, president, Phyllis MGeachy,
'J0, vice-president; Gladys Engel,
'40, treasurer; and Janet Clark, '40,
secretary; Sally Manthei, '40, pres-
ident of the Dorniltory Board; Daisy
Bihary, '40, senior representative of
the Ann Arbor Independents; and
Leona Gallow, '40Ed, representative
of the League Houses.
Contest Winner
To Be Chosen
C' loegeEitor
A college editor representing the
University of Michigan will be select-
ed by "Harper's Bazaar" in its an
nual College Bazaar Contest, accord.
ing to an announcement received yes-
terday by the Bureau of Appoint.
ments and Occupational Information.
All freshmen, sophomore and junior
women registered in the University
arc eligible to enter the contest which
is stressing the technique of fashion
description and the reporting of col-
lege trends. Sketching and photog-
raphy artists are also being sought.
Two special spring contest issues
will 'be published in preparation for
the regular fall issue of "Harpers
Bazar" which is dedicated to collegiate
information. Editors chosen from
each college in the United States will
be employed in the preparation of this
issue as well as representing their
respective schools for the 1940-41
The contest is to be conducted
through a series of projects sent to
each entry and due for completion
by June 1.

Drain Strength
Of GP Players
"Courage, girls, there are still some
more photographers coming" was the
byword at the League Thursday as
representatives df the choruses in
"Hi-Falutin!" made their appear-
ance in costume to have their pictures
,Skaters in long skirts, capes, and
hats faintly resembling ice bags lined
with street cleaners in sparkling white
who leaned on their brushes in world-
ly boredom.
The bloomer girls made their ap-
pearance in black gym bloomers and
middy blouses with yellow ties. Con-
sternation ran through, The ranks +as
they discovered that true to gymnas-
ium suit style, the costumes were all
the same size and the shorter mem-
bers of the group were forced to
keep their bloomers from dragging
while the more fortunate were the
taller girls who posed in fitted ease.
Brilliant plaids and checks recalled
early twentieth century days in men's
styles as the male members of the
cast were photographed in complete
costume even to their tiny moustaches
and felt fedoras.
Feminity and sweetness were seen
in the girl's costumes with their
modest long skirts'which completed
the array making the second floor,
look like a walking edition of "Oh
boy, oh what fun! Way back in
First public appearance of these
characters and costumes will be at
the opening performance of "Hi-Falu-
tin!" Wednesday

. . . came 621 smart young
Women this year to obtain
Katharine Gibbs secretarial
training. Today's employers
demand technical skills in ad-
diton to college education... -
and the demand for Gibbs
graduates with college back-
ground exceeds the supplyI
* Special Course forYCollege
Women opens in New York and
Boston September 24. 1940.
SCHOOL ONLY-same course
may be started July 8, prepar-
ing for early placement.
Ask College Course Secretary
for-RESULTS." abooklet of
placement information, and 11-
lustrated catalog.
BOSTON..90 Marlborough St.
NEW YORK...,..230 Park Ave.

Dr. Ilakeman To
At Fellowship


Dr. Edward W. Blakeman
the speaker at the Congre
Student Fellowship meeting
Dr. Blakeman's topic will 1
otal Values," and he will spe





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