FRIDAY, lAY 17, 1940 IE MiI IGAN DAILY
Foresters And GraduatesTo Hold TraditionalDances'
Nine cooperative houses, 'two for
women and seven for men, will col-
laborate on a radio dance to be given
tonight from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the
Richard Shuey, .'42E, Intercooper-
ative Council social chairman, an-
nounced that the plans for the eve-
ning would include a floor show made
up of skits given by each of the
houses, and that Herbert Hackett,
Grad, would act as master of cere-
fnonies. Judges, who are the presi-
dents of the houses, will decide on
the best skit. During the floor show,
refreshments will be served.
Others who are on Shuey's com-
P ttee are chaperons, Jean Hendrian,
'40; programs, John Funk, ''42E; fin-
ance, Ralph Keller, '41E; floor, Ev-
erett Field, '40E. The chaperons for
the dance will be Rev. and Mrs. H. L.
Piekerill and Mr. and Mrs. Wendell
At their meeting yesterday, the
Ann Arbor Independents decided to
continue their weekly coke-date meet-
ings through next semester.
"In order to get the jump" on next
semester, the Independents will meet
from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. today in the
League Grill. The purpose of the
coke-dates is to provide an opportun-
ity for the members to become bet-
ter acquainted with each other.
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At log Drive'
Women's Athletic Building
To Be Scene of Fourth
Annual Spring Formal
Names of the guests of central com-
mittee members for the fourth an-
nual "Log Drive" to be held from 9
p.m. to 1 a.m. today in the Women's
Athletic Building are announced by
David G. Reid, '40F&C, general chair-
Reid will lead the dance with Betty
Roberts, '40Ed., who will be wearing
a white sharkskin formal with a
hooded red and white candy-striped
jacket and gold accessories. Kay
McDermott, '40SM, will attend the
dance with Jim Halligan, '40F&C,
publicity chairman, and will wear
Guests Favor White
Attending with other central com-
mittee members are Joan Davidson,
'42, who will be with Gordon Watts,
'41F&C, tickets chaiman; and Emma
Schmid, of Ann Arbor, with Edward
S urgeon, '40F&C, music chairman.
Miss Schmid will wear a white tafetta
formal cut along simple lines and a
pink floral necklace and Miss David-
son has chosen white, also.
Chester Ewing, '42F&C, will have
Frances Aszman, '43, as his guest and
she will be dressed in a blue and
white polka-dot formal with white
jacket and accessories. Joan Wood-
ward, '43A, will be the guest of Rus-
sell La Belle, '42F&C, and has chosen
white taffeta with a full, ruffled skirt
and square neckline as her costume.
She will wear white accessories.
Log Drive Is Portrayed
The forestry "Log Drive" is held:
each spring at the time when lum-
bermen all over the country are mak-
ing ready to send their logs to mills.
Decorations this year are centered
around panel sketches, each depicting
some stage in the logging operations
from lumberman to mill. Pine branch-
lets will be used to create the illusion
of a forest. The programs are made
of wood-grain paper with the For-
estry Club seal stamped on the cover.
At Mosher Dinner
Mosher Hall held an Honors Din-
ner yesterday in honor of the senior
residents and those who have been
prominent scholastically and in extra-
Special guests included Dean Alice
C. Lloyd, Dean Byrl F. Bacher, and
Dean Jeannette Perry. Miss Lloyd
presented three dormitory scholar-
ships of $25.00 each to the following
women: Ora Groft, '41, June Fred-
erick, '41, and Dorothy Roth, '41.
Margaret Hoffer, '40, who has
maintained the highest scholastic
average of any woman living in the
dormitory for four years, was present-
ed with the scholarship cup. Marjorie
Kern, '41, was announced to be the
new president of Mosher Hall.
Forestry Ball Chairman And Guest
DAVID G. REID
Fourteen Parties Will Be Given
By Fraternities And Sororities
Not all the Michigan men have left Ann Arbor, while Delta Upsilon cha-
the coeds for Diana Barrymore and perons will be Mr. and Mrs. William
the Dramatic Festival, as evidenced H. Buettner and Mr. and Mrs. Robert
by the large number of parties sched- Graham of Ann Arbor.
uled for tonight. j Many Formal Dances
Alpha Gamma Delta will hold their Kappa Nu will have their formal
spring formal dance tonight with Mr. party tonight at the Farm Cupboard,
and Mrs. Arthur W. Smith and Mr. The chaperons will be Prof. and Mrs.
and Mrs. F. K. Sparrow chaperon- M. S. Thompson and Mr. and Mrs.
ing. Alpha Tau Omega will hold a B. Kessel. Phi Beta Delta will hold
like function at the fraternity house. a formal dance at the house. The
Earl Stevens and his orchestra will chaperons are to be Mr. and Mrs.
play fr the dance. The chaperons Philip Abremewitz and Mr. and Mrs.
will be Dr. and Mrs. L. A. Wikel and Louis Schwartzbach.
Dr. and Mrs. A. W. Coxon of Ann Phi Kappa Psi's formal dance will
Arbor. be chaperoned by Mr. and Mrs. Reid
Alpha Xi Delta will have Mr. and Bachman and Mr. and Mrs. James
Mrs. Hardin Van Deursen and Mr. APierce. "Juvenile Jump", a baby
and Mrs. Douglas Hammial to cha- a ille gven by ', apa
peron their formal dance. Beta The- party, will be given by Phi Kappa
to Pi will stage an air-raid radio Sigma tonight. The chaperons of this
tan Pifwill sge. an air-rardo radio dance will be Mr. and Mrs.
dance after supper. The chaperons Arthur Treut and Mr. and Mrs. H. J.
axe to be Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Cavan Hagemeyer. Sigma Phi Epsilon is
of Birmingham and Prof. W. C. Reck- having its spring formal at the fra-
less of Ann Arbor.y ternity house preceded by dinner at
Joint Party Planed the Allenel hotel. Al Hutchinson and
Delta Tau Delta and Delta Upsilon his Top-Hatters will play for the
are combining their joint efforts and dance. The chaperons are Dr. and
resources for their spring formal Mrs. Naylor and Mrs. K. C. Carney.
dances. The party will be held at Ttt iBcms os al
the Washtenaw Country Club after Theta Xi Becomes 'Moose Hall'
a buffet dinner at each of the houses. Charles Zwick and his orchestra
Mike Falk and his orchestra will pro- will play for the Theta Chi spring
vide the atmosphere. formal at the Barton Hills Country
The chaperons for Delta Tau Delta Club. The chaperons are to be Mr,
are to be Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Jeffers and Mrs.. Roert Vander Pyl from
and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer H. Raab of Detroit, and Mr. and Mrs. Richard
Annual Affair I
To Have Music
Dance Will Be Sponsored'
By Graduate Council;
Tickets Stil Availabe
With decorations fitting the time
of year, graduates will swing out at
their second annual formal which will
be held from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. to-
day in the ballroom and on the ter-
race of the Rackham School.
Musical background will be furn-
ished by George Kavanaugh and his
orchestra, who will feature sweet as
well as swing music. Vocal and sax-
ophone solos will also play an im-
portant part in entertainment. Kav-
anaugh and his band have recently
made appearances at Eastwood Park,
Hotel Webster Hall and the Saks
Show Bar in Detroit.
Tickets Still Available
Tickets will be available at the
door for those who have not yet
purchased them. Even today, how-
ever, the sale of tickets will continue
in the lobbies of the League, the
Union, and the Rackham School.
Members of the faculty as well as
graduate students may purchase tick-
ets, though one member of each
couple must have graduate standing.
The dance will be limited to 75
Graduate students on the commit-
tee for the affair are headed by Jose-
phine Hinds and James Reefer, gen-
eral co-chairmen. Vivien Frucht-
baum and Edward Gray are in
charge of publicity and are assisted
by Homer King and Daniel Busch,
and Mildred Patterson, assisted by
Catherine Kerr and George Kiss, is
in charge of decorations.
Council Sponsors Dance
This dance is being sponsored
by the newly-reorganized Graduate
Council, originally formed last year
to coordinate social activities of
graduate students and promote bet-
ter relationships among them. The
officers of the Graduate Council are:
Abe Rosenzweig, president; Jack
Dendy, vice-president, and William
Cargo, executive secretary.
Patrons and patronesses for the
dance are: Dean and Mrs. C. S. Yoak-
um, Dean and Mrs. Peter Okkelberg,
Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Gooch and Prof.
and Mrs. Arno H. Bader.
"Puerto Rico? The University
there is not so different. You losel
time loafing just like here, only more,,
for it's spring all year."
So said Adelita Ortiz, Grad., who
received her B.A. degree here last;
year after taking her first two years;
at the University of Puerto Rico at
Rio Piedras near San Juan. She
spoke with affection for her former
school, but added that she felt that
she was an American "like everyone
In Puerto Rico the campus is al-
ways green, with many tropical plants
and trees. The whole campus changes
its aspect in one season when the
"flamboyants" are covered with their
red flowers. At times when one's at-
tention is not drawn by these trees,
one would notice the Spanish archi-
tecture of the buildings with their
arches, columns and patios.
One of the most characteristic feat-
ures of an American university, the
football season, is not present in Puer-
to Rico, Miss Ortiz commented. 1Iow-
ever, they do have intercollegiate
sport meets with the College of Agri-
culture and Engineering at Maya-
guez. Basketball games with this
school draw all the excitement that
our football does.
Except for sports, there aren't many
extra-curricular activities at the Uni-
versity, Miss Ortiz continued. Most
of the students' leisure time is taken
up with swimming and picnics, and
the popular Ann Arbor past-time of
bridge is almost entirely excluded.
Other sports are tennis, horseback
riding, boating and deep sea fish-
Dancing and moving pictures are
riaturally popular. The music played
for dances, said Miss Ortiz, is mostly
Latin, for the Puerto Ricans tango
nd rhumba a lot, and whatever North
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Anierican music is played is usually
played quite badly. Contrary to the
olpuiion of many people, chaperons
for going and coming to dances are
nt any more necessary than they
a e here. However, there are many
more dances with stags. These dances
are usually held in the open air.
Students go to the many country
clubs or to San Juan for their social
life, explained Miss Ortiz. San Juan
is an interesting combination of old
and new, for it is a modern city that
has grown around several ancient
forts. The busiest social seasons are
Carnival, celebrated at the same time
as, and very much like Mardi Gras,
and the Christmas season, which lasts
until Jan. 6. Its a far different
Christmas than here, though, for its
just like a cool summer day. When
Miss Ortiz spoke of snow, she said,
'I thought it would be dry like tal-
cum powder, but it's wet and sparkles.
That's the most different thing here."
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Ahead Of Deadline
By MAYA GRUHZIT
Rain, and Ann Arbor rain in partic-
ular, has that faculty of making the
most of us very loath to climb out of
bed at 7 a.m. just to return the
library book we took out in a moment
of energy the night before; and it is
upon this common lethargy that
Winifred McAllister. '40, and Martha
Taylor, '40, have capitalized.
This agency, working in Martha
Cook Dormitory, picks up the books
at the library and will take them
back in the morning for a nominal
sum. "Very profitable," assert the
Misses McAllister and Taylor, "con-
sidering we are early risers anyway."
Their success is based not only on
the lack of desire of their clientele
to rise in the cold morning, but on
a very extensive personalized adver-
tising campaign. Posted on the
bulletin boards on each floor are
notices and testimonials by former
patronizers. "Miss Janet Montmor-
ency Clark relaxes in luxury knowing
that her brow will not be wrinkled
because of over-due books ." And
the face of Janet Clark, '40, peers
out from an advertisement from a
local magazine; and instead of ad-
vertising percale sheets, the McAllis-
ter-Taylor service gains customers.
No reasonknow, why the women of
Martha Cook can't have their books
and sleep, too.
(Iapel Will Hold Dance
St. Mary's Chapel will hold an in-
formal radio dance from 8:30 to 12:30
tonight in the newly-furnished chapel
auditorium. This will be the first of
a series of dances to be held between
now and the end of the school year.
C. Fuller. Theta Delta Chi will en-
tertaIn with a dinner dance. Mr.
axed Mrs. J. C. Garries and Mr. and
Mrs. E. F. Barker will chaperon.
The Theta Xi fraternity house will
be transformed into "Moose Hall"
tonight. Bill Gail's orchestra play-
ing in shirt sleeves will provide the
necessary atmosphere to carry out the
theme for the fraternity's spring for-
nal. Chaperons will be Prof. and
Mrs. H. M. Kendall and Major and
Mrs. Walter B. Fariss.
Guests N amed
Patrons And Patronesses
Are Selected For Sing
Patrons and patronesses for Lan-
tern Night, traditional women's sing,
which will be held at 7:30 on Mon-
day night, have been announced.
Regent Esther Cram and Mr.
Cram; Dr. and Mrs. A. Ruthven,
Dean Alice Lloyd. Mr. and Mrs. F. H.
Yost, Mr. and Mrs. H. Crisler, and
Dr. Margaret Bell are patrons and
The list continues with: Dr. and
Mrs. Charles Sink, Dean and Mrs.
Walter Rea, Prof. and Mrs. Karl Lit-
zenberg, Dr. Mabel Rugen, Miss Lau-
rie Campbell, Dean Byrl Bacher and
Dean Jeanette Perry.
The body of independent and sor-
ority women who will participate
will leave the library steps at 7:30
and march to Ferry Field where the
sing will be held. All senior women
will attend in their caps and gowns.
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