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Bryant Ruth ven AndBeatriceNesbttToBeMarri-e d

June

Local Audience,
Most Auentie,
Violinist Says
By GLORIA DONEN
The student audience of Ann Ar-
bor is more enthusiastic and inter-
ested than that of any other col-
lege town at which the Philadelphia
Orchestra has player, Jasha Sim-
kin, violinist with the Orchestra for
eighteen years, said yesterday.
"After having been on tour for
three long, tiring weeks, it is a rev-
elation to coine to Ann Arbor and
be treated with such an ovation as
we have received for the last two
nights," he observed.l
Rehearsals from early morning to
the performances which last late
into the night, another member of
the Orchestra complained, keep the
musicians continually busy. 1
When asked whether the playing
of one instrument affects a musi-
cian's conception of the whole com-
position, Samuel H. Mayes, solo 'cel-
list, said that the first few rehearsalsI
of a new number require so much1
concentration that he cannot feelt
the whole thing, but as soon as he
becomes more acquainted with thet
music, he plays as though he were1
a part of the whole, not as an in-i
dividual.
Working under Thor Johnson,
University Choral Union conductor,1
is not at all difficult, Simkin said,
adding that the Union itself is "a1
very fine group."
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Ruthven's Son
To Be Married
hinChapel H ere
Ii-fuormal Rile' To ollow
Graiddttion .Froan Al1i011;
~Pres, Sea ]To Presidel
Bryant W. Ruthven, son of Presi-
dent Ruthven, and Miss Beatrice
Marie Nesbitt of Butler, Penna., will
be married June 4 in the Michigan
League chapel.
The couple, both seniors at Albion
College, Wi receive their .degrees'
from the Albion president, Dr. John
L. Seaton at commencement, June 3.
Dr. Seaton will perform the marriage
at an informal ceremony in the
League the next day. Following the
marriage rites, there will be a recep-
tion at the League.
Miss Nesbitt, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Paul Edwin Nesbitt, will have
as her matron of honor, Mrs. Laur-
ence C. Stuart of Ann Arbor, Mr.
Ruthven's sister. The bridesmaids
for the rites will be Helen Kennedy,
of Midland, and of Albion College,
and Miss Margaret Ruth Cheeseman,
of Butler, Penna. Peter Ruthven,
the groom's brother, will be his best
man.
Bryant Ruthven, specializing in
English history and language at Al-
bion College, plans to become a spe-
cial student in the School of Business
Administration at the University here
next semester. Mr. Ruthven is a
member of Delta Tau Delta .fratern-
ity while his bride-elect is a member
of Alpha Chi Omega sorority, and
a member of Susannah Wesley Hall
at Albion.

Navy Coats

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Spring

Navy blue coats are still "just the thing" for spring wear but many
of the styles are quite different from those of last year. For examnple
it is apt to be shirred, scrolled with black soutache or even a half and
half coat, blue in back and a contrasting color in front. A good many
of them have huge pockets, or are hip-length, veering out in back like
a riding coat. 'The old stand-bys, fitted coats, swaggers and reefers
with touc h of pique added are still being worn. Top it with a smart
hat, and you are ready for any occasion.
MaryOara Geigus, Barriser,
Leads Colorful Political Life,

House Groups
Will Compete
For Song Clp
(hi Omega, Alpha Phi
Win Leads In Lantern
Night's Singing Order
Twenty-six womens house groups
will compete for the annually award-
ed song cup at Lantern Night Serv-
ice to be held at 7:15 p.m. May 20,1
at Palmer Field.
The three judges for the melody
tournament are announced by Don-
alda Schaible, '42, song chairman, as
Prof. Thelma B. Lewis, Prof. Arthur
Hackett and Hardin A. Van Deur-
sen. The song award is now held by
Kappa Delta, who won the trophy at
last year's sing.
Order Of Singing
According to the drawing which
took place yesterday at the WAB, the
order of the singing will be as fol-
lows: Chi Omega, "The Chi Omega
Girl", Alpha Phi, "Evening Hymn",
Ann Arbor Independents, Adelia
Cheever, "When Day Is Done", Col-
legiate Sorosis, "Gold and Pearls of
Sorosis", Kappa Delta, "In My Kap-
pa Delta Garden of Dreams", Alpha
Gamma Delta, "My Alpha Gamma
Delta Girl."
The list contiuues with Alpha Del-
ta Pi, "The Sweet heart Song", Mo-
sher, "Michigan Memory", Jordan,
"Oh, Alma Mater", Helen Newberry,
Alpha Xi Delta, "The Garden of Old
Alpha Xi," Kappa Kappa Gamma,
"Thou Kappa Gamma", Cousins Hall,
"Cousins Hall Memories", Martha
Cook, "Song of Allegiance", Gam-
ma Phi Beta, "Gamma Phi Sweet-
heart", Alpha Chi Omega, "The Song
of the Lyre."
List Continues
Other houses in chronological or-
der of appearance will be: Stockwell
Hall, "Stockwell on the Hill", Kappa"
Alpha Theta, "The Spirit of Theta",
Delta Delta Delta, "Shining", Delta
Gamma, "Now I Am Anquored In
Thee", Alpha Omicron Pi, "A Pledge",
Zeta Tau Alpha, "The Zeta Slumber
Song", Betsy Barbour House, "God-
dess of the Inland Sea", Alumnae
House, "Michigan Memories", Pi Beta
Phi, "Speed Thee My Arrow."
Newman Club Leaders
!_TO Be Chosen Sunday
Newman Club annual elections
will be held in the St. Mary's Chapel
auditorium at 3 p.m. Sunday. Pres-
idential candidates are Burns Hutt-
linger, '41, and Burleson 'Fitzharris,
'43L; first vice-president nominees,
Albin Schinderle, '42, and Arthur
Foley, '41. Others nominated are
Mary Jane Kenny, '41, and Geral-
dine Jelsch, '42, for second vice-
president; Geraldine Granfield, '42,
and Kay Norton, '42, for secretary;
John McNaughton, '40E, Lawrence
Anderson, '43E, and Robert Smolin-
ski, '40, for treasurer.
The new officers will be installed
at a communion breakfast following
the ten o'clock mass next Sunday.
Tickets for the affair are now on
sale.

Two House Parties
And Three Dances
Enliven WeekErd
May Festival, Lily Pons, and the
Philadelphia Orchestra, have cre-
ated a real furore this week-end and
only five parties are scheduled for
the scene today.
Alpha Omega will hold a formal
dance from 9 p.m. to midnight at
the Horace Rackham Building. Dr
and Mrs. Azriel Weller and Mr. and
Mrs. Alex Schumansky will chaper-
on. A Mother's house party week-
end is in progress at the Beta Theta
Pi house, which will continue until
4 p.m. tomorrow.
Lloyd House will give a Gance
from 9 p.m. to midnight at which
Mrs. Beatrice Giard and Dr. H.
Hawes will be chaperons. Phi Ep-
silon Pi continues its house party
week-end with a dance from 6 p.m.
to midnight, and chaperons will be
Mr. and Mrs. Sheridan Morgan of
Chicago, and Mr. and Mrs. Bernard
Unger, of Cincinnati.
Phi Rho Sigma will dance from
9 p.m. to midnight and chaperons
will be Dr. and Mrs. R. J. Bannow
and Dr. and Mrs. John M. Sheldon.

Organizations List
Officers, Pledges
JTug the l endofJthe year is
drawing near, chapter houses con-
tinue their pledgings, initiations and
elections of officers, all in preparing
for a successful year to come.
Officers elected by Alpha Kappa
Lambda to fill house positions next
are: John Cooney, '41. president/;
3eorge Weesner, '41E, vice-president:
Robert Fisher, '42A. recording sec-
retary, and Allen Hamilton, '42E,
corresponding secretary.
Ticket Sale Announced
Tickets for Senior Ball will go
on sale from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.,
Tuesday in the League and
Union. The price of the tickets
is $4.00. Only women may pur-
chase tickets in the League, but
both men and women may pur-
chase them at the Union. Group
buying will be limited to 15, and
the sale is restricted to those
bearing their senior identification
cards.

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Cooperative Council
Plans Picnic At Saline
Inter-Cooperative Council, which
is composed of all representative co-
operative houses on campus, will
hold a picnic tomorrow at the Sa-
line Valley Farms, Richard Shuey,
142E, social comnittee chairman of
the Inter-Cooperative Council an-
nounced.
Chaperons will be Mr. and Mrs.
R?,obert E .Ewing and Mr. and Mrs.
Wendell K. Hunt. General chairman
is Harold F. Whittaker, Jr., '41E, and
patrons chairman is Jean Hendrian,
Birth Of Daughter Told
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. Adams,
Jr. announce the birth of a daugh-
ter, Carolyn Taylor Adams, in the
Riverside Hospital at Jacksonville,
Florida. Mr. Adams, '40, former
president of Interfraternity Council,
is affiliated with Phi Delta Theta.

y J ENELOPE PATTERSON I
It was very unusual for a woman
to graduate from the Law School
in 1885, and even more unusual for
her to graduate with class honors,
but to Mary Clara Geigus, there was
nothing odd about it at all. It wasj
the fulfillment of a dream.
There were greater honors in store
for her, however. Little did the
Geigus family dream that the little
daughter born to them on Septem-
ber 7,' 1859, would be a delegate to
the House of Representatives inj
Utah.
Admitted To BarI
As Mrs. Chester Emory Coulter,
she was admitted to the bar in Mich-
igan and Illinois in October, 1885.'
Although she never practiced law,
her interest and participation in
movements for social reform were
unflagging. It was her work in wo-
men's clubs, politics, and ameliora-
tive movements that brought her
statewide attention.
Previous to her election as only
woman representative in the Fifth
Assembly, she had spent two years
studying in the Orient, a most daring
thing for a woman to do in the
1890's. In the House, she served as
Head of Judicial Committee, and in
that capacity instituted laws for the
betterment of social conditions.
Nor did her political activity cease
after her retirement from the House.
She was very active in women's
clubs and spoke in two national cam-
paigns.
Delegate To Convention
In 1912 at the time of the Repub-
lican party split, she joined the
Roosevelt faction in Utah and was
a delegate to the Progressive Party
state Convention. As a reward for
her work in behalf of the party,
she became Presidential elector for
the Progressive Party in 1912.
There was a color and vitality to
politics that always appealed to her
energetic personality. Instead of
only complaining that politics did
too little in the way of social reform,
like the rest of her sex, she went
out and did something about it. She
enjoyed her position and power only
in relation to the reform she could
instigate. In an age when a woman's
place was more truly at home, she
went into a .man's world to make a

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Bacher, and Dean Jeannette Perry
will be special guests at Mosher
Hall's annual Honors Dinner which
will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday aL
the dormitory.
All residents who have maintained
at least a B average throughout the
year will be honored, as will also
those who have been especially
prominent in extra-curricular acti-
vities.
Journalistic Fraternity
Will Hold Tea May 26
Theta Sigma Phi, national honor-
ary professional fraternity for wo-
men in journalism, will hold a tea
from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, May
26, in the League.
All women who are or will be tak-
ing work in the Department of Jour-
nalism or who are interested in jour-
nalism are invited to attend. For
further information, call Eloise Mun-
ger at 4541.

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