TE MICHIGAN DAILY
SUNDAY, MAY I12, 1940
Will Participate In Mother's Day Celebration
Planned By 41
Sororities Also Feature
With Mother's Day sharing the
limelight with May Festival this week-
end, 41 dormitories, sororities and
fraternities are entertaining in honor
of their Mothers.
Delta Gamma is having a house
party this weekend for 15 mothers.
Yesterday a dinner was held at the
League and today dinner will be at
the chapter house. The Kappa Al-
pha Theta's are also honoring their
mothers with a house party. The cele-
bration started with dinner Friday
night followed by a theatre Marty.
Saturday luncheon was held at the
Farm Cupboard. Today fathers also
will come to dinner at the sorority
Chi Phi's Had Picnic
Chi Phi entertained their mothers
at a picnic yesterday and are hold-
ing a dinner in their honor today. An-
other house party weekend was given
by the Chi Omega's which was begun
by a luncheon-bridge yesterday. To-
day breakfast will be held at the
chiapter house and dinner will be at
Jordan Hall is honoring 140 moth-
ers at breakfast and dinner today.
Following dinner the Jordan Ensem-
ble composed of Betty Likely, '43SM,
Cicely Duggan, '43Ed., and Dorothy
Johnson, '43, will entertain for the
Dinners To Be Given
Sigma Phi Epsilon and Acacia are
giving dinners in honor of both their
fathers and mothers today. Alumnae
Iouse is holding a dinner today in
honor of 12 mothers, and the Alpha
Delta Phi Mother's Day dinner will
take place at 1 p.m.
Sigma Phi Epsilon will accompany
their mothers to church after which
they will entertain atodinuer. Alpha
Xi Delta is holding a buffet supper
today in honor of alumni and moth-
ers. Betsy Barbour will give a break-
fast today for both fathers and moth-
Sigma Chi Has House Party
Sigma Chi is host to their mothers
this weekend at a houseparty. Fri-
day-night members accompanied their
mothers to the concert and Satur-
day a picnic was held. Today a din-
ner will climax the weekend festivi-
About 100 mothers were guests at
Stockwell Hall yesterday, and this
morning a Mother's Day breakfast
was held in their honor. Helen New-
berry will entertain at breakfast to-
day at 9 a.m. Adelia Cheever is
having a mother's weekend which in-
cludes breakfast, church, and dinner
Sororities Will Entertain
Delta Delta Delta members are
entertaining their mothers at break-
fast and both their mothers and fath-
ers at dinner today. Collegiate Sor-
osis are among those honoring moth-
ers for the weekend. A luncheon was
held yesterday at the Union and to-
day at the chapter house fathers will
join the mothers for dinner.
In honor of their mothers Alpha
Kappa Lambda, Alpha Kappa Kappa,
Delta Upsilon and Tau Kappa Epsi-
lon also are giving dinners today.
Dinner for Mother's Day guests will
be held at 1 p.m. at the Theta Xi
Zeta Beta Tau Honors Mothers
Zeta Beta Tau is holdinga special
weekend of festivities in honor of their
mothers. Gamma Phi Beta is giving
a family dinner today. Kappa Delta
will hold a dinner today for parents
at 1 p.m. Pi Beta Phi entertained
their mothers at a tea and bridge yes-
terday and today. A family dinner
will be held at the Union.
Theta Delta Chi members are hold-
ing a houseparty this weekend for
their mothers. Kappa Kappa Gam-
ma entertained their mothers yes-
terday with a bridge party and ac-
companied them to May Festival. To-
day fathers will join them for dinner
where the mothers will receive cor-
sages and gold compacts with the sor-
ority crest on them.
Reception To Be Held
A Parents-Alumni banquet will be
given today at the League by Phi
Delta Epsilon. Before the banquet
there will be a reception at the Chap-'
ter house. Members of Lambda Chi
Alpha will accompany their mothers
to church this morning and will en-
tertain them at dinner afterwards.
Special songs will be sung by Phi
Delta Theta in honor of their moth-
ers at dinner at 1 p.m. today. Dinner
in celebration of Mother's Day will be
held by members of Trigon at 1:30
p.m. Martha Cook will entertain
both parents today at dinner. Cor-
Betrothals Of Students
And Alumni Are Told
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Davis of Tul-
sa, Okla., announce the engagement
of their daughter, Zelda, '40, to
Jerome Dick, '40L, son of Mr. aid
Mrs. Jack Dick of New York City.
The announcementwas madeiat
the Alpha Epsilon Phi house this
morning, and both Mr. and Mrs.
Davis and Mr. and Mrs. Dick came
to Ann Arbor for the occasion.
Miss Davis has been chairman of
the Theatre Arts committee of the
League during the past year, and is
a member of Mortar Board and Wy-
vern. Her junior year she acted as
tickets chairman of Junior Girls
Play. Mr. Dick is affiliated with
Sigma Alpha Mu, and is student
editor of the Law Review.
Fall Wedding Scheduled
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Shackleton of
Chicago, Ill., announce the engage-
ment of their daughter, Harriet, '38,
to John P. Mead, '37, of Evanston,
Ill. The wedding will take place in
Miss Shackleton was affiliated
with Kappa Alpha Theta and was
president of Panhellenic Association
in 1937-38. Mr. Mead was graduated
from the University of Illinois lit-
erary school, and from the Univer-
sity of Michigan Law School. He was
a member of Phi Delta Theta fra-
The engagement of Miss Bettie
Schulman, '42, daughter of Mr and
Mrs. Edward Schulman, of Akro,
O., to Al Scherr, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Scherr, also of Akron, has
been announced. Miss Schulman is
affiliated with Phi Sigma sorority.
Mr. Scherr attended school at Ohio
Margaret Read To Wed
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Read, of
Shelby, have announced the engage-
ment of their daughter, Margaret
Jean, '38, to Donald Walker Lauer,
'39, son of Mr. and Mrs. Luther lV4.
Lauer of Orchard Park, N. Y. No'
date has been set for the wedding.
The engagement of Rhea Jarie
Easton, '40, to Graham Benedict,
'38, was announced recently at the
Chi Omega chapter house. Miss
Easton is the daughter of Roy J.
Easton of Detroit. Mr. Benedict is
the son of Mr. and Mrs. Claude
Benedict of Cleveland, O. While at
the University, Mr. Benedict was a
member of Mimes, the Union Coun-
cil Staff and Les Voyageurs.
Selma Chibnik, '40, will wed Dr.
George Shargel, '39, in June, upon
Joy Wright, '43, of Battle Creek,
has been pledged recently by Chi
Announcement has been made by
Chi Phi of the election o the fol-
lowing officers: Charles Wade, '41,
president; Richard Peckinpaugh, '41,
vice-president; William Schust, '42,
secretary; Howard Clark, '42, trea-
surer; and Donald Naulin, '42E,
Delta Sigma Pi
Delta Sigma Pi announces the in-
itiation of Thomas Carrington,
'41BAd, and Robert G. Eddy, '41.
Edward Crossley, '41BAd, of Flint;
Lucien Dick, '41, of La Grange, Ill.,
and Stephen Long, '4lBAd, of Grand
Rapids, have been pledged by Delta
sages will be given to their mothers
by members of Alpha Chi Omega at
dinner which all the family has been
invited to at 1 p.m. today.
Zeta Phi To Give Banquet
Zeta Psi's banquet in honor of
Mother's Day will take place at 1:15
p.m. today. Dinners with mothers
as special invited guests will be held
today at 1 p.m. by Alpha Delta Pi,
Alpha Omicron Pi and Alpha Epsi-
lon Phi. Alpha Epsilon Phi will hold
an open house after dinner. Dinner
for mothers and fathers will take
place at 1 p.m. at the Alpha Gamma
Kappa Phi, Methodist sorority, will
hold a breakfast today in honor of
their mothers and also the seniors in
the group.The breakfast will be at
8 a.m. in the League followed by an
installation service for new officers
and cabinet members.
ZELDA DAVIS, '40.
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On thinking over the list of topics
which might be especially timely this
time of year, we can think of no more
fitting subject to discuss than that
of berth control.
As you know, certain vehicles of
transportation have, for years, been.
devising new ways in which to gently
irritate the traveler who seeks the
comfort of these lullaby beds.
First, there's this business about the
ladders to the upper bunk. If you've
ever tried to climb down them in
the middle of the night when the
said vehicle is going around the cor-
ner you'll go home by boat every
Ponder This One
And then there's the problem of
'deciding whether your head should
go backward with the train, or whe-
ther you should sleep feet first. If
you ponder on this long enough, you're
quite liable to lose your head, and
then, of course, the whole problem
will be solved with no effort on your
It won't help much, however, if
you happen to get placed next to "Our
neighbors-the cardsharks," who in-
sis on arguing about the fine points
of the last 20 games at 3 a.m. Nor
d t ooes itd any good to pound on the
intervening partition (dormitory
style), because the people above or
below you, as the case may be, will
inevitably get the same idea, as will
your neighobrs on the other side.
And so on, ad infinitum, until the
whole coach begins to sound like a
bad imitation of your favorite drum-
mer. *Remote Control Urged
As you can see from above, the
whole matter of berth control is a
most important subject. Nervous
breakdowns have resulted from less
provocation. The next time you see
a conductor, for instance, look him
in the eye, and see if he doesn't stare
right back at you.
Anyhow, our suggestion for the day
is that sleeping be operated by re-
mote control. Get yourself a very
straight chair with no sides to it and
concentrate on the exam you might
have written had not other activities
interfered. We guarantee you'll fall
asleep immediately-for purely de-
are fastened to them and casings
painted, and then iO e agily aloft
behind the dark hangings above; in
she center stands the man, Feder,
'he country's leading theatrical
ighting exprcet, commanding the de-
=ired effect surely and easily.
Lighting Is Deft
Ann Arbor is to see examples of
the magnificent lighting of Feder
this dramatic season because of the
happy combination of his friendship
for both Ruth Chatterton and Val-
cntine Windt, director, and also his
interest in lighting possibilities for
"The Winter's Tale," a little-staged
Clay with opportunities for espe-
cially arresting lighting effects.
Feder, dark-haired and dynamic
in a pearl-gray sleeveless sweater
Jewel House Built
It is this last that he has just
finished, at the House of Jewels at
the World's Fair, where three mil-
lion dollars worth of jewels are
watched night and day by systems
of guards, mirrors and electric eyes.
Feder left New York by plane, to put
in some work here yesterday. Sev-
eral plane trips may be necessary
"It's the young men who do
things," he cracked, grinning. "Look
at Hitler." During the ten years
since he left Carnegie Tech, the
young stage lighter has made a
world-wide reputation in his ab-
sorbing profession. Born in Milwau-
kee, he was interested in stage light-
ing and electricity even as a lad.
Noted Lightin Expert's Talents
Eitploye4 By Dramatic Season
l$y GRACE MILLER . and rolled shirtsleeves, works and
Grotesque black shadows swing talks coolly and efficiently as he
crily against the dead white wall directs the mounting of lights and
vhich the back drop will cover; the the arrangement of the black folds
vlvet black. drape at the sides sways of curtains with the same deftness
as the men brush against it. and confidence with which ie wields
Low suspended pipes hang hori- the brush on the casing, or plays
zcntally over the stage where lights o b e c
WAA SPORTS SCHEDULE
Softball: Monday at 4:30: Kap-
pa Delta v-s. Kappa Kappa Gam-
mna; at 5:10: Chi Omega vs. Ann
Arbor Independents; Phi Sigma
S igmia vs. Adelia Cheever; Tues-
day at 4:30: Pi Beta Phi vs. Al-
pha Epsilon Phi; Martha Cook
vs. Mosher; at 5:10: Alumnae
House vs. Delta Gamma; Alpha
Omicron Pi vs. Alpha Chi Omega.
Games rained out on Monday will
be played on the sameschedule
Wednesday. Those rained out on
Tuesday will play on the same
schedule Thursday. If there is no
rain on these days, Wednesday's
games will be posted in Tuesday's
Daily. Thursday's games in Wed-
nesday's Daily. and Friday's
games in Thursday's Daily. Fri-
day games are being played so
that the schedule can be fin-
ished before final exams.
Outdoor Club: Youth Hostel
Bike Hike Saturday and Sunday.
See Gertrude Inwood, '43, for
Crcp and Sstdle: All members
of Crop and Saddle will meet at
5 p.m. Tuesday and Friday in
front of Barbour Gymnasium. In
case of inclement weather call
Mary Hayden at 2-2202
when you think of
HARRIET SIACKLETON, '38
her graduation from the University.
Miss Chibnik is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Herman Chibnik, of Brook-
lyn, N. Y. Dr. Shargel is the son of
Mrs. Rose Shargel of New York, N. Y.
The couple will reside in California.
Miss Chibnik is affiliated with Phi
Sigma Sigma sorority.
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