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TE MIIGAN DAILY

To Be Staged
At Field House
Tea a 4rtn, Coke' Bar
T B, Added Features
Of Annual Local Event
Traditional home of Michigan
sprts, Yost Field House will under-
go a brief but radical change next
week when the Ann Arbor Flower
Show bursts into bloom on Saturday,
June 1. An annual event, the show
will be held from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.,
June 1 through June 3.
Visitors, for whom tables have been
arranged in a tea garden, will have
a full view of the 22 gardens ar-
ranged around the modernistic pool
and fountain. The gardens are to
be designed and built by individual
citizens and social organizations of
Ann Arbor. Their functions, other
than beauty, are to offer suggestions
and ideas in landscape design and
plant material. Supervision of all
the gardens and display is under the
direction of George G. Ross, profes-
sor of Landscape and Architecture.
To Have Coke Bar
lowing to popular demand, a
"coke" bar, to be backed by a color-
ful mural, will be a feature of the
otherwise sedate tea garden. The
meals for the show will be served
by the Union.
Aside from the general floral dis-
play on the main floor, there will be
a balcony which will house a garden
library, a photography exhibit, a
scientific exhibit and an exhibit of
landscape architecture. Visitors will
also find seats here from which
vantage they may watch the entire
show.
Displays May Be Bought
All the flowers, herbs and trees
on display may be purchased after
the completion of the exhibit, ac-
cording to Mrs. F. A. Coller, general
chairman of the show. Miss Mar-
garet A. Stone and Mrs. Russell T.
Dobson; Jr., will assist Mrs. Coller
in the positions of vice-chairman
and publicity chairman, respectively.
Members of the committee include
VIrs. Walter L. Maddock, Mrs. Wil-
lim A. Giefel, Prof. John L. Brumm
and Prof. Waldo M. Abbot.
IJTWEATHE
ColO-0GNE
0C00
Cooting. C
Quick
Big bottle
Cool and refreshing to clammy-hot
skin after shopping, commuting,
active sports. Dorothy Gray Hot
Weather Cologne makes a discreet
summer perfume. Choice of 4 fra-
grances, including Jasmin Bouquet,
Rose Geranium Bouquet, Natural
and (NEWi) Sweet Spice.

Calkins-Fletcher
Drug Stores
324 S. State 818 S. State

Stripes Ar $ mart
Vj
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Molded stripes can work miracles
for the not-too-perfect figure. The
ones shown on the jacket of this
dress combine with the vertical
rows of buttons to give the illusion
of the new long "torso" silhouette.
Add padded shoulders and a scien-
tifivally draped hip-line, and the
result is the tall slim figure any
college girl envies. The diagonal
stripes of the skirt break the mon-
otony and flatter the wearer.

Honuor Society
Holds Initiation
Lorrtine Judson Is Hea
Of AlphaLambda Delta
At a ceremony held in the chapel
of the League, Alpha Lambda Delta,
honorary society for freshman wo-
men, initiated 31 promising under-
classmen.
New initiates are Barbara Alcorn,
Doris Arner, Margaret Avery, Dor-
othy Bogert, Dorothy Briddon, Jean
Campbell, Rosa Feigenbaum, Margar-
et Garritsen, Elaine Glass, Elizabeth
Gram, Margaret Groefsema and Ger-
trude Inwood.
The list continues with Mildred
Janusch, Audrey Johnson, Lorraine
Judson, Eleanor Kelly, Frances Lee,
Charlotte Levin, Muriel Lipson, Ger-
aldine McKinley, Marjorie Nield and
Charlotte Powers.-
Other initiates are Charlotte Rob-
bins, Muriel Schwartz, Evelyn West,
Ferne Wheeler, Jeanne Watson and
Jane Wright.. One sophomore, Rahl
Greenbaum, was also initiated.
Several prospective initiates were
unable to attend the ceremony, but
will be members of Alpha Lambda
Delta. They are Shirley Hecker,
Elizabeth Ivanoff, Barbara Mac-
Laughlin, Aileen Olsen and Etha
Standish.
After the initiation, the new mem-'
bers selected the following officers:
Miss Judson, president; Miss Avery,
vice-president; Miss Schwartz, secre-
tary and Miss Inwood, treasurer. Fol-
lowing thef election, a buffet supper
was served, with Mrs. Byrl F. Bacher,
Assistant Dean of Women, presiding.

Informality In American Living
Is Interesting To South African

Interview With
Discloses War
Of England's

student
Opinions
Subject

the Government power to send their
troops anywhere in Africa. Prior to
the passing of this bill, troops were
required to be stationed at home.
Kantor has received reports from
hnm that* hreef rcenpt develOp-.

By RHODA LESHINE
"Best of all in America I like the
informality and up-to-date methods
of living," said John Kantor, Grad,
of Johannesburg, South Africa, yes-
terday in the International Center.
Most surprising, he confessed, is
that the coed dresses just as typically
as their imported movies portrayed
her. Johannesburg college women, as
well as the men, are much more for-
mal in dress.
Kantor came to the United States
in September to obtain his masters
degree in electrical engineering atl
Michigan, after studying for four
year at the University of Witwaters-
rand in Johannesburg.
Talks Of War
Asked about the war situation and
how it affected his country, Kantor
replied, "Naturally, I want the Bri-
tish to win." Soon after the war
was declared last September, he re-
marked, a bill brought up in the the
South African Parliament to remain
neutral was defeated by a small ma-
jority, which showed that sentiments
at that time were not completely in
favor of pledging support to the em-
A recent bill, however, was passed
by the Parliament which now gives

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Homet Mat DeCause W1cuioUC~
ments' many areenlisting in the Sororities and fraternities will take
army. Besides the regular peace their last fling today before concen-
training which requires every man trated cramming hits Ann Arbor.
over 17 years of age, to spend two Eight dances, both formal and in-
nights a week drilling and one month
a year in camp for three years, there I formal, will compose today's schedule.
is no other compulsory army service. One solitary picnic will be featured
University students are exempt from on the program of events planned for
this service while they are in school. this afternoon.
King Has Representative Acacia will hold their spring for-
South Africa, whose population A
consists of two million whites, main- mal at the chapter house. A dinner
ly Dutch and English, and eight mil- will precede the dance. Earl Stevens
lion natives, has a complete domin- will furnish the music, while Capt.
ior. status similar to that of Canada. and Mrs. Benjamin Wimer and Mr.
The Governor-General is the King's and Mrs. Russel Pryce will do the
representative and acts for the King chaperoning.
in Parliament.
South Africa, Kantor believes, will To Give Radio Dance
be a fine prize for any country to an- Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Thomy and
nex because of the huge gold deposits Mr. and Mrs. William S. Etruve will
which are the greatest in the world. be guests at Alpha Chi Sigma's in-
The majority of the people in the formal radio dance.
country speak two languages. In the Chi Phi will entertain the frater-
schools, knowledge of both English nity alumni with a radio dance, which
and Afrikaans, the language spoken Mr. and Mrs. Donald Kelsey and Mr
by the Dutch, is essential for the stu- and Mrs. J. L. Van Wert will chaper-
dent. on.
Temperature Is Warm Delta Gamma To Hold Formal
Johannesburg is 6,000 feet above Delta Gamma is holding its spring
sea level and, contrary to popular formal at the chapter house. Mr
belief, the summer temperature sel- and Mrs. N. D. Kulsavage and Mr
dom surpasses 85 degrees. In winter and Mrs. R. O. Bonisteel are to be
the temperature hovers about the 55 the chaperons for the dance.
degree mark. The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity
Asked what future plans he has house will be the scene of an infor-
after he receives his degree in June, mal dance. Dean and Mrs. C. T. Olm-
Kantor answered that he hopes to sted, Dr. William M. Brace and Mr
return to Johannesburg and follow and Mrs. F. A. Bond will be at the
the usual procedure of attempting to party.
find a job, provided that European Bill McKay's orchestra will be
events allow. Kantor said that he sin- featured at Phi Kappa Tau's sprim
cerely desires at some future date formal. Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Hell
to come back to visit and tgur Amer- er and Prof. and Mrs. P. A. Throop

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Door-Signs In Women's Dorm
Give Key To Occupants' Moods

Two-Piece Cottons
In Printed Designs
Liven Exam Time
Two-pieced cotton dresses, espe-
cially in stripes or flowered prints
with quilted jackets, serve for many
a varied purpose.
First of all, such dresses with full
dirndl skirts, are attractive to wear
at any price. They fit in the campus
scene, picnics or informal dates, and
there's nothing better to make you
look fresh and delicate than a candy
stripe in white and red or blue.
There')s no reason, however, to
wear them in just one way. Separate
them, and you have a million other
uses. The skirts will compliment a
white blouse, whether prim, frilly
or tailored, or can be worn with a
white suit coat with a scarf of the
same color as the skirt to fill out
the neckline. In summer, they will
combine well with halter tops.
The jacket has as many uses. It
can be used over other dresses, or
with white skirts. One of the most
ingenious ideas for these are to wear
them, zipped up close to your neck,
over white cotton formals. It lends
a new and colorful air to an other-
wise plain evening dress.

By. GLORIA DONEN
Door-signs ranging from warnings
to welcomes on the doors of Mosher-
Jordan rooms bear witness to the fact
that Mosher-Jordan is either the
most forward or the unfriendliest dor-
mitory on the campus.
Men are especially welcome on the
upper floors of both houses, if signs
read true, for their are several read-
ing: "Furnished or Sleeping Rooms
for Boys" scattered through the dorm-
itory. Also "Do Not Disturb" signs
lifted from various hotels and "Quiet"
and "Have You Forgotten Any Per-
sonal Property?", signs of which the
Pullman company were relieved, were
very much in evidence.
Advice Is Offered
Advice to the Love-lorn and Be-
wildered naidens is offered on the
third floor of Jordan, while a Wild-
Life Sanctuary is to be found on the
fifth floor of Mosher.
Jitterbug dancing is forbidden on
one of the Mosher corridors while an
announcement of genius reading:
"Silence, genius at work" with the
compliments of Ulrich's book store, is
to be found on Jordan's third floor.
"Danger-Do Not Enter -This
place is being fumigated with a pois-
onous gas and must not be entered
except by fumigator until this card
is removed. By Order of the Board
of Health," speaks for itself, while
a request: "Help Prevent Forest Fires
-Don't throw tobacco out of win-
dows" is furthering the progress of
humanity.
Warnings Are Given
"Danger-Soft Shoulders-Watch
Out for fallen rock" points out a par-
ticularly rough spot, while a series of
signs on the life of the fiend was dis-

played on one of the Jordan doors.
This fiend from the latest report of
its keeper "breathes fire, wears pants,
carries concealed weapons on her per-
son and proves, as always, that the
female of the species is deadlier than
the male."
"Death be to those who defy this
warning-when once the solitude and
quiet of the fiend is disturbed-there's
no predicting what may happen-
You already know from previous an-
nouncement of the behavior of the
fiend-but be warned again-Her
habits are very queer-she growls,
hisses or bites at the slightest provo-
cation-Right now is in insane mood
and insists on sitting at desk with
book in front of her-Enter At Your
Own Risk--We will not be responsible
for damages-Our advice is to keep
your distance-Feeding peanuts will
not help-"
And so go the signs of Mosher-Jor-
dan-but don't believe everything you
read.
Cooperaive Houses
To Flold Join: Tea
Alice Freeman Palmer and Kath-
arine Pickerill cooperative houses will
jointly sponsor a tea to be given from
2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Palmer House
today.
Approximately 40 women are ex-
pected to attend the function, the pur-
pose of which is to acquaint pros-
pective residents with the women re-
siding at present in the cooperative
houses. Betty Zunk, '42, and Maida
Sharfman, '41, of the Palmer and
Pickerill houses, respectively, are in
charge of the affair.

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Engagements
A recently announced engagement
is that of Arvilla Peterson of Coro-
nado, Calif., to Alvin M. Bentley,
'40, of Owosso. Miss Peterson is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Harold
Peterson. Mr. Bentley is a member
of Theta Delta Chi. The wedding
has been planned for June 29.
Also to wed on June 29 are Eliz-
abeth Mae Howard, '36Ed, and
Charles M. Secker, Jr., of Detroit.
Miss Howard is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Perry E. Howard of Shef-
field; Ala. Mr. Secker is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Seeker of
Detroit. The ceremony will be held
in the Wesley Chapel of the Metro-
politan Methodist Church in Detroit.
The engagement of Pauline Tac-
kels, '40A, of Royal Oak and Richard
McGrath, '40F&C, of Detroit, was
announced at the Chi Omega soror-
ity house. Mr. McGrath is a member
of Trigon fraternity.

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Honorary
To Picnic

Military Society
At Loch Alpine

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Scabbard and Blade, honorary
military society, will hold a picnic
today at Loch Alpine, it was an-
nounced by Wendell Lenz, '40F&C,
chairman of arrangements for the
outing.
Members will leave by truck at
2 p.m. At Loch Alpine they will
swim and play baseball until time
for a picnic supper. Each member
will bring his own refreshments.

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fittention Girls
Complete Clearance
Sale of all stock of
the former SOREN

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Coats
Suits
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Sweaters

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