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April 19, 1940 - Image 8

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unual Spring Style Show,"Vanity Fair", Will Be Presented]


Ten Houses Will Hold Dances

To Fu rnis,

Ball Music

Military Group
To Have Noted
Guest Speaker
"New Applications of Plastics" will
be discussed by Prof. Alfred Holmes
White, of the Chemical Engineering
Department at the Scabbard and
Blade Banquet to be held at 6:30 p.m.
Friday, April 26, in the League Ball-
room, preceding Military Ball.
Professor White has an outstand-
ing military record. He was ap-
pointed Captain, Ordnance Reserve
Corps in 1917, and was stationed
in Washington, D.C. to assist in or-
ganizing the Metallurgical Section of
the Inspection Division. He was
then trensferred to the Nitrate Divi-
sion of the Ordnance Department.
Professor White Promoted
In 1918 Professor White was pro-
moted to Lieutenant Colonel and
for two years acted as executive offi-
cer of the Division. In 1919 he was
appointed Associate Chief of the
Nitrate Division. In 1925 he was pro-
moted to Colonel in Ordnance Sec-
tion Officers Reserve Corps.
Professor White has been at the
University since 1897, and has been
head of the Chemical Engineering
Department since 1914. He also holds
the position of Consulting Chemical
Sponsored By Scabbard And Blade
The banquet, which is sponsored
annually before Military Ball by
Scabbard and Blade, honorary mili-
tary society, is open to Reserve Offi-
cers and Advanced Course men and
their guests. Tickets for the ban-
quet should be secured or reserved
before the end of this week, George
Cowing, '40E, announced yesterday.
Residents Of Alumnae
House To Hold Dance
Climaxing their social activities of
the year will be a formal dance to
be given by the residents of Alum-
nae House Saturday, May 4 from
9 p.m. to midnight. Spring will
be the theme for decorations.
Comprising the orchestra commit-
tee are Zenovia Skoratko, '40Ed, Ten-
ho Sihvonen, '41E, and Anne Schaef-
fer, '40Ed; responsible for chaperons
is Doris Barr, '40. Betty Anna Krall,
'43, Ruth Ellen Thomas, '43, and
Betty French, '40Ed, are the com-
mitten in charge of refreshments.

Terrace Motif .
To Be Theme
Of New Revue
Models Will Be Selected
By Personal T ryouts;
Committeemen Named
"Vanity Affair," as the second an-
nual spring style show, sponsored by
the Michigan Daily is entitled, will
be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Friday,
May 3, in the Michigan Theatre,
Jane Mowers, '40, general chairman,
announced yesterday.
Models for the style show will be
chosen by personal tryouts to be held
at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the League. All
women students are eligible to try-
out. Final selections will be based
not only on personal qualifications
but on representation of the vari-
us houses and dormitories on cam-
Models should be tall, with excel-
lent carriage and poise, Katherine
Forberg, '41, chairman of models,
stated. It is not necessary that the
tryouts be beautiful, she continued,
but a cheerful and attractive per-
sonality is necessary.
A country club terrace will be the
basis of the style show, and accom-
panying entertainment will carry out
this theme.
The orchestra for the show will be
announced as soon as negotiations
have been completed, Miss Mowers
Central committee for the show in
addition to Miss Mowers and Miss
Forberg will consist of Jane Krause,
'41, steering committee; Alice Ry-
dell, '41, arrangements; Helen Bohn-
sack, '41, entertainment; Sue Flan-
ingan, '41, programs, and Maya Gru-
zit, '41, publicity.
Assisting the central committee
will be Prudence Coulter, '42, Janet
Slattow, '42, $ue Hollis, '42, Ruth Par-
sons, '42, Virginia Lee Hardy, '41,
Frances Herdrick, '41, Rosabeth Web-
ster, '42, Carolyn Fowle, Helen Bar-
nett, '41, Phyllis Lovejoy, '42, Mar-
garet Sanford, '42 and Ruth Krein-
son, '41, Jean Benham, Spec, and
Helen Bittker, '42.

The traditional dinner-dance
which is annually given by the
Wesleyan Guild will be held to-
night at Charles McKenny Hall in
Ypsilanti. The party, which is
under the general chairmanship
of Burr Clifford, Grad., is open
to all of the 1,600 Methodist pre-
ference students attending the
University and this year breaks
tradition by being held out of Ann

Insl)ector I1(mored At Tea
By Alpha Gamma Delta
In honor of their internaional in-

spector, Miss Margaret Hilchie of A branch of the Dating Bureau
Toronto, Ontario, Alpha Gamma for Freshman Project will be estab-
Delta held a bridge anct tea from 4 lished at the Union.
p.m. to 5:30 p.m. yesterday. All men wishing dates for the
Special guests of the afternoon af- project which will be held at the
fair were the sorority patronesses, League Friday, April 26, should go
who are, Mrs. Grover Gresmore, Mrs. to the Union from 9 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Arthur Smith, Mrs. W. L. Badger, starting tomorrow,


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For Freshman Project


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