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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Will Interview
For Positions
Panhellenic Dinner Heads'
Selection To Be Made
Interviewing for committee chair-
manships of Panhellenic Banquet will
be held for Panhellenic delegates
from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. today and to-
morrow in the Undergraduate Office
of the League.
Executive Council of Panhellenic
will conduct the interviews under the
new system being used this year to
select the chairmen. Formerly the
positions have been selected without
interviews.
All Panhellenic delegates are urged
to be interviewed, announced Barbara
Bassett, '40, president of Panhellenic
Association. The same method will
be used for selecting the chairmen
of Panhellenic Ball later in the year,
she said,
The Banquet, which is an annual
event, will be held Monday, Nov. 13,
in the League ballroom for all affil-
iated women.

Over Here

By VICKI

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They may swallow goldfish at Har-
vard, but at Michigan they knit! Not
that we dare generalize on the mat-
ter-it's strictly the women who knit.
Yep, the pendulum swings back.
Long skirts and knitting needles inr
1919, short skirts and wine glasses in
'29, short skirts and knitting needles
in '39. Quite a combination, when
you consider this machine-mad age
Iwe quote).
But there's plenty of method in
':uch madness. The woman who sits
and knits at meeting may look quaint-
iy domestic, but she's really very
smart. Take the finished product,
'rinstance. Not only is the hand-
knitted sweater good-looking, but it'a
much less expensive.
And then there's the angle on sav-
ing time (or finding a better way
to waste it.) There's a certain fasci-
nation about watching a piece of
< knitting grow and the ball of yarn
diminish which can keep your mind
off history for hours, and at the
Name time provide, a soothing balm
for the conscience.
Here's a tip to the confirmed anti-
knitting female. it's easy and it's fun,
and there's a woman here on campus
whose business it is to correct all
your mistakes. Don't let your best
friend tell you that you'd best start
on something ; simple--like scarfs.
They're terribly dull-you'll never
get beyond the first ten rows if you
follow her advice.
There it is-the answer to all your
conscience problems. The perfect
solution of what to do while indulg-
ing in a bit of a bull session, useful
form of relaxation when the cares of
the academic world become too
heavy, and something to take your
mind off your ears while you're under
the drier.
Education Society
Installs Officers
Chi Lambda Theta, national edu-
cation honorary organization held an
installation dinner at 6 p.m., Tuesday,
Oct. 10, in the Russian Tea Room at
the Michigan League.
The Michigan chapter, Xi, has
elected Mrs. Olga Vedder president,
Betty Smith vice-president, Margaret
Behringer, Grad., corresponding sec-
retary, Florence Michlinski, Grad.,l
recording secretary, and Elizabeth
Crozer, Grad., treasurer. The fac-
ulty sponsors are Professor Cleo
Murtland, Dr. Marguerite Hall and
Mrs. Roxie Firth.

Union Formal
Guests Listed
By Treadwell
Kays Roller-Skating Team
Replaces Powers Act; I
Tables Are Reserved
Two out-of-town guests are includ-
ed among the names of the 15 guests
of the central committee who will
attend the fifth annual Union For-
mal to be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Friday at the Union ballroom. s
Don Treadwell, '40, president of
the Union, will attend with Eileen
Hayward of Grosse Point, while Rob-
ert Ulrich, '41, ballroom chairman
will have Mary Thompson of Addison
as his guest.
. Charles Heinen, '41E, Peter Brown,
'41E, and Robert Bogle, '41, co-pub-
licity chairmen, will have as their
guests Beth O'Roke, '40, Ruth Gram,
'43, and Jean Kaufmann, '41, respec-
tively.
More Guests Listed
Hadley Smith, '40, secretary of the
Union, has invited Camilla Ayers, '42,
and Leanor Grossman, '43, will be
the guest of Harold Singer, '41, chair-
man of the program committee. Co-
ticket chairmen, Elmer Foster, '41E
and Charles Kerner, '41E, will attend
the dance with Phyllis Reynolds, '43,
and Virginia Alfvin, '41, respectively.
Douglas Gould, '41, and Marshall
Brown, '41, co-decorations chairmen,
have invited Elise Clark, '42, and
Betty Whitely, 42, to be their guests
at the dance. Irn Brent, '41, will
attend with Margaret Gose, '41.
Program Is Changed
Announcement has been made that
the two Kays, a roller-skating team
who specialize in skating feats on the
tops of tables, will be substituted for
the Rex and Betty Powers act, pre-
viously announced as a feature of the
Formal's floor show.
The following fraternity houses
have reserved tables for the Formal:
Zeta Beta Tau; Beta Theta Pi;
Sigma Phi Epsilon, Alpha, Kappa
Lambda, Theta Delta Chi, Sigma Al-
pha Epsilon, Kappa Delta Rho, Lamb-
da Chi Alpha, Sigma Chi and Phi
Gamma Delta.
A number of . independent group
tables have also been reserved. Jef-
frey House has announced that its
table will bear the title "Shangri-
La," aname taken from James Hil-
ton's novel, "The Lost Horizon."
Chemists Hold Meeting
Phi Lambda Upsilon held its first
meeting of the year at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday in the West Conference room
of the Rackham Building. Plans were
discussed for a graduate reception for
the new graduate students in chem-
istry.-
The Student Religious Associa-
tion invites all students to the first
of a series of coffee hours from 4
p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday at Lane
Hall. For this Friday's coffee hour
special invitations are being given
to Kappa Alpha Theta, Alpha Chi
Omega, Delta Gamma, Gamma
Phi Beta, Kappa Kappa Gamma,
Pi Beta Phi and Collegiate Soro-
sis sororities. %

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Theatre Arts
To Meet Today

i bf tcl~lifAfl'i1. .nAJ . BA.Aill *4l UV.
Started At Ohio State
Gill started his orchestra work
while he was just a freshman- at. Ohio
State University, where he was a
member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity,
by playing for the school dances. He
has been playing professionally ever
since his graduation from that col-
lege.
One of the first orchestra leaders
to recognize the possibilities of play-'
ing for radio entertainment, Gill
established for himself and his band
an early reputation. Because of his
popularity over the air, he has since
been in demand for many college
dances and fraternity parties around
the country, and especially in the
middle west where he got his start.
Has Played In Detroit
He has played engagements in
many large cities, and has long been
known to Detroiters because of his
connection with the Hotel Webster
in that city.
Tickets for the dance are one dol-
lar per couple, Miss O'Roke said, and
may be obtained from members of
the ballroom committee of the
League. Gill is replacing Earl Stev-
ens and his band for this weekend,I
while Stevens is playing out of town.
League's Weekly
Dance Classes End
'Wallflowers' Fate

League Books Eve Curie, Lectur
Emerson Gill Of Ten Best 1
For Saturday By ESTHER OSSER
From the time she stepped off the
l French liner in a chic blue suit de-
Noted Orchestra Leader signed by Schiaparelli and a postil-
And His Band To Play lion hat from Suzy, Mle. Eve Curie,
who will appear in Ann Arbor on the
At League Informal Oratorical Lecture Series program,
has literally had fashion-conscious
Emerson Gill and his orchestra will America at her feet.
play at the regular weekly'dance to Famed not only for-her brilliant
be held from 9 p.m. to midnight, Sat- writing, but for her personal charm
and vividness, Mlle. Curie was re-
urday at the League, Beth O'Roke, cently acknowledged as one of Paris'
'40, vice-president, announced yes- "ten best dressed women," along
terday. I1with the Duchess of Windsor and
Singing with the band will be Gail other internationally celebrated fa-
Reed, and the dance as usual is to be l shion leaders.
informal. Gill is well-known in Ann Clothes Are News Interest
Arbora.iglayeswienevnimuAnnWhile disclaiming all interest in
Arbor, having played twice previous- fashion leadership, the distinguished
ly 'for dances on campus, the first lecturer has "unconsciously become
time at Senior Ball in 1934, and again leths"unconsinnls bhcsm
for PanhellemBall n94 one of those smart Parisiennes whose

.every change in costume is of news I strikes you. She is more conserva
interest, and whose change of coif- tively dressed in many ways than a
fure may mean a change of fashion," American woman might be, but ever
Bettina Wilson, Vogue's chief Paris detail is carefully thought out. Si
correspondent said. "This has so herself is not a scientist and so s12
little to do with her character," Miss talks from the point of view of th+
Wilson continued, "that the only ex- well-informed layman, which, I an
planation is that she is inherently sure, is more helpful to the averag
soignee, and this meticulousness" audience than the lecture of a scier
combined with a perfect mannequin's tist would be."
figure and good taste, makes it prac- I Mlle. Curie will appear in An
tically impossible for her not to be Arbor Feb. 15 and will speak on th
well-dressed." subject, "Science and a Woman." He
Despite the fact that the greatest speech here will be one of a seri
continental designers make all of her which she is making on this, he
clothes-Schiaparelli doing her day- second tour through the Jnite
time costumes, Chanel, her evening States.
wear, and Suzy, her hats-Mlle. Curie
professed the greatest admiration for
American ready-to-wear clothes, es- ECONOMY
pecially sports costumes. "It is amus-
ing," she said, "to be able to buy a SPECIAL
beautiful dress ready made. In ) SHAMPOO and
France, we must have the very chic " FINGER WAVE
costume made with many fittings and A WEK 40C
all that." -L'E-
Basic Colors Are Bst Ask. for Virginia
Mlle. Curie's rules for smartness
on a limited budget are few and a CAMPUS
simple. Black and white combina-I Beauty Shop
tions are very desirable, she stated,
and navy blue is an excellent basic C Phone 2-1379 711 N. Univ.
color, too. "If you do not have .-a -

YOUN G ER,
ELEGANCE
Here's your bid for ,sorority
rushes and gay week-ends -
darling be-jewelled hats to make
you even prettier - see them at
Schiller's today!

Scenes
Will

Of 'Tinder Box'
Be Previewed

Sh ller

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THE COED'S HAT SHOP
219 South Mais'

A Theatre Arts committee mass
meeting has been called for 5 p.m. to-
day at the League, by Zelda Davis,
'40, general chairman.
Several scenes from the current
Children's Theatre production, "The
Tinder Box" will be given by the
regular cast. Hans Christian Ander-
son's fairy tale will open at 3:45 p.m.
tomorrow at the Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre, and will be performed again
at 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday.
After these short scenes have been
presented, the managers of the 13
committees that make up the execu-
tive council will give reports on the
work that they've accomplished.
The managers and their committees
are: Mary Helen Davis, '41, box of-
fice; Betty Fariss, '42, contacting so-
rority hpuses, dormitories and fra-
ternity houses; Betty Kepler, '41, cos-j
tumes; Connie Berry, '40, contacting
schools and civic clubt; Mary Ellen
Wheeler, '41, dance; Norma Vint, '40,
make-up; Pat Walpole, '41, pro-
grams; Mary Lou Mills, '41, murals;
Maya Gruzhit, '41, properties; Norma
Kaphan, '41, publicity; Betty Bucker,
'40, scenery; Anne Kleiner, '40, elec-
trician; Peg Cornelius, '41, ushers,
and Janet Sibley, '41, ushers.

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If the League can help it, this year
will mark the end of the Michigan/Ait'a safe bet
wall-flower (of both sexes).
For, beginning next Monday andI any timeayplace !
Wednesday nights, the League will
offer two series of weekly classes in
the terpischorean art, to which stags,
unescorted women, and couples will One of these flatter-
be welcome.tJ
Novices will have a chance at the ing ftted cardigans or
polished floor of the League ballroom r rilbantly embroidered
on Wednesday nights, with music
furnished by nickelodeon. Couples beauties will take you
will instruct by means of demonstra-/fr yorieolc
tions, or by individual effort. The r'
dances, to be held from 7:30 to 9:30 .:: lab to you r three o'clock
p.m., are open to stages for 25 cents
and to unescorted females without coke in fine style.
admission charge.
Beginning and intermediate danc-
ing classes, conducted by Miss Mc-.$4.50
Cormick, will begin Monday Aight,
and are to be held on Tuesday nights
thereafter. Beginning classes will
convene at 7:30 p.m. and will con- The LAURA BELLE
tinue until 8:30 p.m., when the inter-
mediate classes will begin. New steps 1108 South University
will be. taught to those having pre-
vious experience. Tickets for the en-
tire series will cost three dollars.

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a woman's voice.
The Voder is an outgrowth of fundamental research
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