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DAY, NOV. 5,1939 THE MICHIGAN DAILY
resident Ruthven To Welcome Students At Initial Tea Wedu

es

Certain Groups
Of Orientation

Fur Trim Coats Smart For Campus

Students Asked
S o ci a l Committeewomen
To Assist Mrs. Ruthven;
Special Houses Invited
President and Mrs. Ruthven are
again; opening their home to the
students of the University for the
traditional Ruthven teas, the first
of which will be held from 3 p.m.
to 6 p.m. Wednesday.
As in past years, the teas are open
to all students while special groups
are invited each week. The Orienta-
tion groups will be specially honored
at the first teas this year while some
fraternity and sorority groups are in-
vited to the tea Wednesday. These
are Kappa Alpha Theta and Alpha
Xi Delta sororities and Psi Upsilon
fraternity.
Orientation groups to be honored
Wednesday are the men's groups
numbered 10, 15, 31 and 49. Women's
Orientation groups which are invited
are groups 54, 55, 56, 58 and 59.
Orientation advisers in charge of
these groups are requested to attend
the tea with their group. All mem-
bers of the social committee must be
present Wednesday to assist with the
arrangements.
President Ruthven is the only Uni-
versity president in the country that
follows the custom of regularly open-
ing his home for students. The social
committee, which sponsors these teas
in conjunction with President and
Mrs. Ruthven believes that they offer
every student an excellent opportun-
ity to become acquainted with the
Ruthvens and with their fellow stu-
dents.
Sale Continued
On Ball Tickets
All Students May Attend
Engmeering Affair
- Sale of Engineering Ball tickets
will be continued from 8 a.m. to 3
p.m.. through Monday, according to
Cruzan Alexander, '40E, chairman in
charge of tickets.
Tickets are now available to stu-
dents of all other bolleges and schools
of the University as well as to the
students of the' College of Engineer-
ing, although they will be sold only
in the Engineering buildings.
Engineering Council is in charge
of booths on the first floor of the
East Engineering Building and on
the second floor of the West Engi-
eering Building.'
Alexander said there are approxi-
mately 100 remaining tickets and
that tomorrow will be the last day
they will be on sale.
Michigan Dames
Will Hold Meeting
Tuesday At League
There will be a general business
meeting of the Michigan Dames at
8 p.m. Tuesday in the League,
followed by an informal musicale giv-
en by the music group.
Mrs. R. Dean Schick will be co-
chairman of the business meeting
with Mrs. W. P. Trammell, while Mrs.
Russel Hussey will act as adviser for
the miusical program with Mrs. Aza
Comin Case and Mrs. Walter Hunt
assisting.
Mrs. Delbert Jeffers announced the
appointment of Mrs. Cecil Hammett
as chairman of the "click and stitch"
group, this week.
Members of Michigan Dames are
warned that the Tuesday meeting
will be the last opportunity to regis-
ter their names. for the Michigan

Dames handbook.
New Sheepskin Shoes
Are Snug And Durable
No longer is ware footgear con-
demned to dormitory slipper ;styles.
With the advent of cold weather this
year, shops have put sheepskin shoes,
and wooly-lined galoshes into their
window displays.
Colorful as well as comfortable,
these models come in blue, green, red
and white besides the usual natural
hue. Many have zippers that pro-
vide security along with warmth. Soft
or hard soled styles are prevelent, so
that they may be used for indoor
comfort and well as outdoor durabil-
ity.
No more frozen toes for modern
maidens. Both shoes and socks 'are
now made for northern climates.
GIRLS
Stop - Listen - Look

Looking Glass'
Fashion Show
Models Named
Daily Staff To Collaborate
With Ann Arbor Shops
At StyleShow Friday
Models for "Through the Looking
Glass,"the style show which will be
sponsored by The Daily and Ann
Arbor merchants from 3:15 p.m. to
5:30 p.m. Friday in the League, were
announced yesterday by Jane Mow-
ers, '40, chairman.
These models are Elizabeth Kep-
ler, '41; Mary Kasper, '41; Virginia
Alfvin, '42; Betty Pusch, '42; Mar-
got Thom, '42; Mary Major, '41;
Marietta Killian, '40A; Mary Louise
McKesson, '41; Jane Krause, '41;
Ellen MacDonald, '40; Gwenyth Ack-
er, '40; and Mary McConkey, '41.
The list continues with Janet Mar-
tin, Spee; Florence Brotherton, '40;
Harriet Levy, '40; Jane Nussbaum.,
'40; Mary Alice McAndrews, '40SM;
Nancy Chapman, '42; Betty Fariss,
'42; Annabel Van Winkle, '41; Edythe
Lynch, '41; Mary Hayden, '42; Jean
McKay, '40; Elaine Richert, '43; Viv-
ian Nussbaum, '43; Beverly Stone,
'42; Beverly Bracken, '41; Anna-
bel Avery, '40; Rachel Johnson, '41;
Yvonne Westrate, '41, and Jane Hart,
'40,
Two hundred different outfits will
be modeled. Dresses, coats, hats,
shoes, furs, formals, evening wraps,
sweaters skirts, flowers and make-
up will be included.
The Grand Rapids Room and the
ballroom of the League have been
reserved for the fashion show.
Women In Matches

Assembly Banquet Will Honor
Declaration Of Independents'

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Great Variety Of Formal Attire
Adds Life To Ballroom Scenes

By FRANCIS AARONSON
With the Engineering Ball and
Soph Prom and hordes of fraternity
affairs in the offing, the problem of
formal attire takes the foreground
once again.
Compromises between fashion dic-
tates and individual preferences are
simplified by the present .feud be-
tween the advocates of the "hour
glass" figure, the "little girl" look
and the "shaggers' comfort" models.
Practically any silhouette is "right"
at present.
Long Sleeves Are New
For those. whose trim figures need
no flattery is a watery-blue velvet
and net creation whose long sleeves
and straight bodice are relieved by
a startling flair just below the hips
Although adaptable to costume jew-
elry of almost any color, the severe
simplicity of this model is most af-
fMctive when unrelieved.
On dreamy evenings take out the
bouffant skirt that saw last year's
J-Hop. Shops have an infinite vari-
ety of concealing jackets that change
the whole appearance of a tired gown.
Of red velvet or black taffeta, many
of these are enhanced by gold or
colored sequins. The new evening
sweaters, definitely no longer merely
an adaptation of the sports mode,
are usually decorated with delicate
beading or gold braid.
Silk Jersey Popular
Silk jersey, which made its formal
debut last year, is gaining in popu-
larity for evening wear. Black, white,
and red seem to be the favorites in
this fabric.
Suitable to draped lines and heavy
beads, many of these models are
made with separate bodice and skirt,
each adaptable to many variations.
In fact, two-piece formals and two-
piece daytime dresses are being mixed
with successful results.
Gold Worn With Silver
A denial of the usual opinion that
Women's Club Will Meet
' The Garden Section of the Faculty
Women's Club will meet at the home
of Mrs. Herbert Harley, Underdown
Road, Barton Hills, at 2:30 p.m. Wed-
nesday.
A THOUIGHT
for the Future
Q6
These lovely linen luncheon
V
cloths are just what you want p
to give to a prospective house-
keeper. Give her one of these
colorful, handblocked lunch-
eon or bridge sets. And at the o
same time, get one for your-
self.

gold and silver do not mix is a bro-
cade formal whose draped blouse is
of a rich glittery color, while the
skirt is as silver as a sunlit fountain,
poetically speaking. A single strand
of pearls, yes, the same pearls that
go to classes, softens the appearance
of this startling combination.
A distinctive variation of a classic
model is a white chiffon with yards
and yards of width in the skirt. The:
1939 touch is manifested in a corseted
waistline and extremely low "v" back.
A red brocade shot with gold thread
is an unusually perky creation, one
especially exciting on the petite girl.
Red Riding Hood Starts
New Style In Headgear
Hoods make the glamorous woman
practical and the practical woman
glamorous.
Besides being flattering in appear-
ance hoods give warmth and protect
the curls. They have been put on
reversibles, jackets, ski suits, evening
coats, formals, and woolen and silk
afternoon dresses. Many are lined
with contrasting colors or different
materials, while others are trimmed
with fur. Some have the added ad-
vantage of being detachable.

Should Play

Soon

Women who are scheduled to play
in the tennis tournament and who
have not yet played off their matches
are asked to do so within the next
few days. Those who have not yet
done so are: Harriet Pratt, '43, Jean
McKarahan,. '42Spec , Janet MVercer,
'43, Spec., Jane Abbot, '43, Eleanor
Rakestraw, '43, Carolyn Coller, '41,
Donelda Schiable, '41, Louise Has-
kell, '41SM, Jane Guimane '41Ed,
and Doris Mann, '43..
Others are Nancy Gould, '42, Betty
Sachs, '40, Constance Gilbertson,
'438M, Maragaret Saxton, '42, Alice
Braunlich, '41, Helen Mlutting, '41,
Doris Kimhaii, '40, Pat Young, '43,
Gertrude Inwood, '43, Pattie Hoff,
'41, Betty Varnell, '41Ed, Pat Steele,
'42, Jeannette Stickles, '40, Jean Dor-
on, '43, Louise Higbee, '43 and Angie
Zeuti, '42.

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new LE GANTS - especially de-
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of designing skill and beautiful
soft Lastex fabrics.
this model $8.50

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