TEE M~ICHIGAN DAILY
toning For Annual Assembly Banquet To Begin Mon
To Consist Of Two Parts;
Entrants Quizzed First;
Thesis To Be Final Task
Announcement has been made at
the Bureau of Appointments and Oc-
cupational Information of Vogue's
5th Prix De Paris, a fashion writ-
ing contest open to senior women.
This annual career contest for sen-
iors in accredited colleges through-_
out the country has been announced
by Edna Woolman Chase, editor of
the Vogue magazine. The contest
consists of four parts; first, a series
of four quizzes to be answered by all
entrants; second, a thesis to be writ-
ten only by those entrants who re--
ceive passing marks on the four
quizzes. Each quiz will consist of at
least eight questions from which the
entrant may select four to answer.
Of the eight, four will be based on
fashion features, and four on Vanity
Fair features, such as music, art, lit-
erature, theatre, etc.
Vivid Writing Important
Papers are to be graded on the
basis of clear and vivid writing, dra-
matic presentation of ideas, fashion
knowledge derived from a study of
Vogue, and general information.
Entry blanks must be mailed not
later than Nov. 20. It is not neces-
sary to be a subscriber to Vogue to
enter the contest. Those interested
in the contest should consult Miss
Christine Bradshaw in the Bureau
of Appointments and Occupational
Information. Application blanks may
be obtained there Final winners
will be announced June 1, 1940.
Eight awards are being offered, as
compared with two awards last year.
First prize will be one year's em-
ployment with Vogue; second prize,
six months, in Vogue's New York of-
fice, and six months in Paris, if world
conditions permit; third prize is six
months employment as a feature
writer on Vogue's New York staff.
The five remaining prizes consist of
the purchase of the five best theses
submitted. Those awarded honor-
able mention will be put in touch with
firms throughout the country.
Fashion Careers Follow
Thirty of the leading 50 winnersin
the four previous contests are now
following fashion careers. Last year
there were 1,000. seniors from 251
colleges in 46 states who participated
in the contest.
"Our purpose in sponsoring the
Prix De Paris contest," stated Mrs.
Chase, "is to discover college girls
with the ability to write and a flair
for fashion-and to open the door
to these young women who want a
career of feature'writing, fashion re-
porting, advertising, or merchandiz-
Law Waived For Graduate
DETROIT, Oct. 13.--()-In order
that Miss Helmi Pearl T. Toivonen,
36, a graduate of the University, and
Erkki Leppo, 32, both Finnish and
graduate doctors, could wed immedi-
ately and return to Finland without
delay, Judge Thomas C. Murphy of
Probate Court today waived the five-
day marriage law. "Finland needs.us
and we are going back," Miss Toivon-
en, now Mrs. Leppo, said.
28 Dances Climax Iowa Week.
Twenty-eight houses on campus
have dances planned for the let-down
period after the football game, ald
for the rest of Saturday evening.
The usual radio, dance and open
house that comes between the up-hill
march home and supper time will,
occupy Delta Upsilon and their chap-
erons, Prof. W. J. Emmons, and Prof.
G. M. Bleekman.
Pi Beta Phi, Betsy Barbour, Helen
Newberry, Zeta Tau Alpha and Phi
Sigma Sigma are holding open
houses with coffee and doughnuts
for the remainder of the afternoon.
Houses Serve Dinner
The first square meal after the hot-'
dog deluge is being offered by several
houses to their actives and guests.
Alpha Tau Omega will have Mr. and
Mrs L. A. Wikel, and Dr. and Mrs.
S. L. LaFever as chaperons. Delta
Tau Delta is offering the same at-
traction and their chaperons are Mr.
and Mrs. D. R. Deffers, and Prof. and
Mrs. Justin Powers. Phi Kappa Psi
has asked Mr. and Mrs. Royal Wise,
and Prof. and Mrs. Paul Cuncannon
For the rest of the evening Michi-
gan people wlil be running into out-
of-towners at informal radio and
band dances. Alpha Delta Pi's chap-
erons are Dr. and Mrs. L F. Ritten-
hofer and Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Allen,
while Dr. and Mrs. Milton Lappin
and Dr. and Mrs. Samuel Willis will
oversee the Alpha Omega dance.
Alpha Sigma Phi with Mr. and Mrs.
Douglas Hammier and Mr. and Mrs.
Theodore Miller, and Delta Sigma Pi,
with Mr. and Mrs. Milton Garrison
and Mr. and Mrs Max Frisinger as
chaperons are going to dance from
New Hit In Stockings
Guarantees No Runs
Silk stockings have given many col-
lege women a run for their money.
One very recent proposal for elim-
ination of this menace constitutes.
substituting knee length woolen
stockings with turned over tops. With
these stockings, short short skirts
above the knees are to be worn.
Though this style has not breezed
across the Michigan campus and
swept the ultra-smart off their feet,
its popularity can still be anticipat-
One of the short-comings of this
completely new and revolutionary
idea is the requirement of figure
8 p.m. to midnight Saturday at their dance are going to be Dr.
houses. Joe Lerner, and Dr. and Mrs
Chi Phi has engaged Bill Gail's or- Holman. Phi Sigma Kappa
chestra for the evening and has in- Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Creal
vited Mr. and Mrs. Allen Heald and and Mrs. Bleekman to chape
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Kelseyas as ma Phi Epsilon will be chap(
chaperons, while Phi Gamma Delta Dr. and Mrs. F. C. Naylor
is going to depend on the old radio. .housemother, Mrs. K C. C
Their chaperons are Mr. and Mrs. R. Theta Chi Dance
R. Meyers and Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Theta Chi is having anot
Fuller. th e kC ish a j.gand
Phi Kappa Sigma and Phi Epsi- this week with Ma. and
lon Pi are also in the radio dance Crump apro. Mrs.
category, and their chaperons are, re- Ceage h hoing s.
spectively, Mr and Mrs. William league house is holding a s
Couper and Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Hage- their housemother.
meyer, Dr. and Mrs. David Melnick
and Dr. and Mrs. Charles Murray. Zeta Beta Tau is hon(
Delta Sigma Delta is dancing from pledges tonight with a dar
eroned by Mr. and Mrs. Dal
8 p.m. to midnight with Dr. and Mrs. and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Guss
Donald A. Kerr and Dr. and Mrs. Nu and Phi Beta Delta are b
F. D. Ostrander chaperoning. Lamb- ing parties with Prof. and S
da Chi Alpha has invited Dr. and Goudsmit and Mr. and N5
Mrs C. A. Berry and Mr. and Mrs. jamin Kessel; and Mr.
P. A. Prasil for their chaperons. Abramovitz and Mr. andV.M
The guests of the Phi Delta Epsilon, Weiner as chaperdns.
Barbizon slips are a c
quirement, and whatc
those simply perfect1
pajamas for dormitoryc
wear, careless tubbingv
them ... Barbizons wear
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SLIPS in Rayon
2.25 to 3.50.
Crepes and Silks or Pure Silk Satin . .
Women who are being rushed dur-
ing informal rushing must register at
the Undergraduate office of the
League to be eligible for pledging.
This rule is an innovation in the
rushing rules being used by Panhel-
lenic Association this year. Formerly
registration was compulsory .only
during the formal rushing period.
Those women who registered for
formal rushing and did not pledge
need not re-register but will be eli-
gible for further rushing by leaving
their names at the Undergraduate
Barbara Bassett, '40, president of
Panhellenic Association, announced
that she would have office hours
from 3:30 p m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday
at which time she would be in the
Undergraduate Office to consult with
anyone wishing to register or to leave
their names as having registered dur-
ing the formal rushing period.
Women Asked To Try Out
For Committee Work
Women with the ability to make
posters were asked to try out for the
League Publicity committee yester-
day by Suzanne Potter, '40, chair-
Six posters are needed immediately
and anyone who wishes to work on
them should notify her immediately
at 2-2419 or the League, Miss Potter
declai'ed. The applicant then will
receive instructions as to what she
At the same time Miss Potter
called a meeting of the League publi-
city committee for 4:30 p.m. Tues-
day in the League. Those who have
not petitioned may sign up at the
meeting, she said, while all who have
petitioned must attend or receive
PAJAMAS'in Rayon Crepe Lagere and Satins . . , 4.00
ROBES to Match in Light or Dark Shades ... . 4.00
New Pledges Announced
'Dates' Officer Inaugurated
"You see," he continued more
calmly, "if a man on this campus
wants a date with an attractive girl,'
he must either go steady with her or
call her weeks in advance. If a law-
yer were to do that, he wouldn't be
a lawyer," he concluded logically
enough. And so evolved the idea of
the "dates" officer.
"How did we choose him? That's
easy. We picked the best-looking
boy in the house, the one who was
never at a loss for dates himself,
and commissioned him to keep up
the good work, only on a larger scale.
Dislike Typical Coeds
As for the girls themselves, the
only prerequisites are that they must
be lots of fun and fairly attractive.
Tea will be served following the
Ann Arbor Independent's first busi-
ness meeting of the year, to be held
at 3 p.m. Sunday, in the Ethel Foun-
tain Hussey Room of the League.
Officers of the group will explain
their duties to the new members, as
well as the functions of Assembly
and the League in relation to the or-.
'ganization. The Ann Arbor Indepen-
dents are one of three members of
Assembly along with the Dormitories
and League Houses. Officers for this
year are: Frances Herdrich, '40,
president; Betty Hall, '41, first vice-
president; Mary Jean O'Donnell, '41,
social chairman; Daisy Bihary, '40,
secretary; Adelaide Carter, '42, mem-
Delta Upsilon announced yesterday
the following additional pledges: Jo-
seph Anton, Kenward Atkin, Walter
Kaler, Robert Kieber and Marvin
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