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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Annual Engineer s Ball To Be Held Friday, Nov. 17 At

Union

James Brown
Holds General
Chairmanship
Other Central Committee
Members Are Named;
Band Announced Later
The annual Engineer's Ball under
the general chairmanship of James
Brown, '40E, will be held from 9 p.m.
to 1 a.m. Nov. 17 in the Union ball-
room.
The ball is sponsored by the En-
gineering Council and has traditional-
ly been the second formal dance of the
year, although it is the third this
year with the Interfraternity Ball
as the second to follow the Union
Formal.
Committee Announced
The central committee for the af-
fair as announced by Brown,. is as
follows: Hugh Estes, '40E and Philip
Newman, '40E are in charge of the.
patron's committee; J. Anderson Ash-
burn, '40E, programs; R obertGood-
yeair, '40E and 'Claude Wdsworth,
'40E arranging for the decorations
and Arthur Brandt, 40E, finance.
Other members of the central com-
mittee are Cruzen Alexander, '40E,
and Harry Fisher, '40E, in charge of
tickets; Richard Adams, '40E and
Edward Guzewicz, '40E, floor com-
mittee and Daniel Grudin, '40E and
.Harry Fisher, '40E, is chairman of
publicity for the affair.
Is Traditional Dance..
Brown stated that the ticket sale
for the affair will begin around the
first of November and that the an-
nouncement of the orchestra will be
made at that time..
The Engineer's Ball, a traditional
affair for many years was not held
last year due to complications in se-
cu'ing a band for the dance. The
year before and in many. previous
years it has been one of they largest
formals of the school year.
Zeta Psi Initiates Eight
Zeta Psi announces the initiation
of the following students: Bruce G.
Ellison, '41, John W.' Stephens, '41,
John Tietjen, '41, Malcolm Bulmer,
'42, Charles R. Fielder, '42, Douglas
Fowle, '42, John Kock,.'42, and Mar-
tin Spitz, '42.

Jackets Nip Waists; iden

Shouders

Prof. Slosson
To Talk-Nov. 3
OnWar Crisis
Lecture Is First On Series
To Be Held At Rackham
School; Public Is Invited

The ever-popular jacket is an indispensable part of the coed ward-
robe, and at this season it may be either plaid or a solid color. The wasp
waist of the 1890's is reflected even in the definitely sporty wearing
apparel of the college woman, and the football shoulders as well as the
football plaids are very much in evidence. The advantage of a jacket
in this uncertain An Arbor fall weather is that it may either be worn
separately when the sun shines or under a coat when the autumn breezes
turn into winter blasts.
Women To Have Ailing Grades
Doctored By Tutorial System

lBy CLARA LENFESTY
Women as well as men will be able
to have their ailing grades doctored
under the tutorial system, which goes
into action this fall immediately
after the freshmen receive their five
week's grades.
The tutorial system was inaug-
erated last spring by Congress, the
independent men's association, and
proved very successful in both the
engineeringand literary schools. The
tutors were selected from various
men's honorary societies.
SEngineers Helped
"Of the 25 engineers with D' and
"ET grades who were tutored last
spring there were no flunks," said
Jack-Shuler, '40E, who has been ac-
tive in establishing the system on this
campus.
Any woman interested in improving
her grades simply has to apply for a
tutor in the Undergraduate office of,
the League. There her case will be
considered and a tutor duly assigned
to relieve her of her plight. Freshmen
are especially invited to take ad-
vantage of this opportunity.
The only compensation required for
this service is a 25 cent fee that is be-
ing charged this year for each lesson.

It is felt by the sponsors of the tu-
torial system that the students will
cooperate more with the efforts of
their tutors because in paying such a
fee they are signifying that they
are sincerely interested in trying to
make the most of the opportunity
offered them.
Time To Be Optional
The time and place for each indi-
vidual's tutoring period is to be de-
cided between the student and the
tutor. The usal procedure will be
a one hour period each week.
Under the newly combined sponsor-
ship of the League and Panhellenic
councils, members of Wyvern, Mor-
tar Board, Alpha Lambda Delta, and
other women's honor societies are
being asked to volunteer their serv-
ices as tutors. Other women aca-
denically eligible may also volunteer.
as tutors.
"The success of the women's tu-
torial system this fall will depend en-
tirely on the cooperation of the stu-
dents and the tutors," said Jane
Krause, '41,
Interviewing Ends Today
Interviewing for those women who
have petitioned for committee chair-
manships for Sophomore Cabaret
will be held for the last time from
4 to 5 p.m. today

Professor Preston W. Slosson will
speak on the subject "Europe Takes
the Plunge" at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3,
in the Lecture Hall of the Horace
H. Rackham School of Graduate
Study.
The lecture is one of a series which
is being sponsored by the Ann Arbor-
Ypsilanti branch of the American
Association of University Women
each year, in addition to its monthly
meetings and study group activities.
It is open to the general public.
Professor Slosson spent the aca-
demic year 1938-39 teaching in sev-
eral British universities on behalf of
the Carnegie Endowment for Nation-
al Peace. In this lecture he will
discuss the immediate diplomatic
causes and the general human forces
which brought about the present
European war.
The AAUW committee in charge of
the -lectures is made up of Mrs. Ste-
phen S. Attwood, branch president,
Mrs. Leslie F. Rittershofer, chair-
man of the lectures, and Mrs. Walter
V. Marshall and Mrs. Francis W.
Kamman, chairman and assistant
chairman of the ticket sale.
Two other lectures of the same
series will be presented later in the
year. Mary Ellen Chase will speak
at 8 p.m., Friday, Jan. 5; and Vera
Brittain will speak at 8 p.m., Friday,
March 8.
College Women Resort
To Children's Fashions
Some fewof the girls who are mak-
ing a run on the little girl fashions
which are monopolizing the, misses'
,hops these days have resorted to the
kiddies' department as an authentic
source.
A junior looked like a mere babe
in arms the other day in a dainty
white blouse she found in the chil-
dren's-wear section of a local store.
It was smocked and shirred like the
waists" that she wore in grammar
school.
Another fashion-setter found a
plaid Glengarry with. a Shirley Tem-
ple label in it that matches her fa-
vorite football'dress. It is solid Scotch
plaid with a border and rosette of red
velveteen and two short red streamers.

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After the Game
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