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Theme Of 1939 Sophomore Cabaret
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To Be Events
Woody Mack Scheduled
To Play For Carnival;
Tickets Now On Sale
"Winter Wonderland" will be the
theme of the 1939 Sophomore Cab-
aret to be held Friday and Satur-
day, Dec. 8, and 9, in the League
Four performances of the Cabaret
will be given; two matinees and two
evening presentations. Woody Mack's
orchestra has been engaged to play.
Floor Show Planned
Singing and three main dances
will comprise the floor show. There
will be vocal and ballet dance solos.
Hostesses from the sophomore class
will entertain the guests the remain-
der of the time. The cost of danc-
ing with these girls will be five cents
for each individual dance, which will
last for six minutes.
General admission tickets are 35
cents each, and are now on
sale. Dormitories, sororities, fra-
ternities, League and rooming houses,
and various campus organizations are
being contacted to further the sale
of the tickets. The "benefit" angle
is being stressed.
Booths To -Be Shown.
Three booths will be made by mem-
bers of the exhibit committee of
Sophomore Cabaret. The other booths
will be provided by such organiza-
tions as Assembly and Panhellenic
The winter theme will be carried
out in the decorations, and the
dance floor is to be partitioned off by
a "snow" bank.
Publicity Plans Under Way
Publicity for the Cabaret is being
"planned, and will ninlude numerous
posters, window displays, ads, stories,
and several other things which will
The finance committee has begun
its work of collecting the one dollar
dues required of each girl in the
Skating Skirts Are Gay
Short wool and corduroy skirts
with contrasting linings in bright
colors, red predominating, are teamed
with equally colorful sweaters and,
snug wobl caps that tie under the
chin to compose the new and inex-
pensive skating outfits. Matching
three-quarter socks of ribbed wool
complete the skater's costuie.
ewes Add Sake
Will Open Second
Production, Dec. 1
Union To Hold
Thanksgiving Is Theme]
Of 'Fowl Ball' Today
"Fowl Ball" is the title of the in-
formal dance to be given from 9 p.m.
Lo, 1 a.m. today at the Union.
Decorations for the dance, which
is given annually by members of the
Union, will carry out the Thanksgiv-
ing theme. Bill Sawyer and his band,
who play for the weekly dances at
the Union, will furnish the music.
They will present a new novelty en-
titled "'Tillie, the Tattoed Lady."
Letters have been sent to alumni
by Donald Treadwell, '40, president,
inviting them to attend the dance as
guests of the Union. Irl Brent, '41,
is in charge of the dance which is a
Pledges, their pledgings, and din-f
ners in their honor take the limelight
for this week at fraternities.
Friday Dorothy Cowan, '41 was
pledged by Kappa Delta.
Phi Sigma Sigma
Pledges for Phi Sigma Sigma were
honored by Kappa, Nu at a dinner
theta Sigma Phi
The women pledged by Theta Sig-
ma Phi national honorary journal-
ism fraternity, Friday, Nov. 17, at the
To 'Be Today
For Theta Xi
Approximately 350 couples willi
dance to the music of the "Sophisti-
cats" at the Theta Xi pledge formal
from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. today in the
Blue and white, the fraternity's
colors, will be used in the decora-
tions. Glass shields, in the form of
pledge buttons, backed by floodlights
and blue and silver pledge paddles
with the Theta Xi crest will carry
out the motif at the traditional
.dance honoring the pledges.
Ray Allen, '41E, general chair-
man, will attend with Dorothy Bo-
gart, '43. Committeemen and their
guests include: Tor McKinley, '4OEd,
'and Martha. Luecht of Ypsilanti;
David Meier, '42P, and Ruth Basye,
'42, and George Gotschall, '42E, and
Betty Fariss, '42.
Cruzan Alexander, '40E, and Ma-
deline Dixon of Detroit; Rowland
McLaughlin, '40E, and Jeanne Ma-
honey of Canton, Ohio; John Robin-
son, '40, and Lorraine Copeland of
Detroit; and William Steppon, '41Ed,
and Patricia Campbell of Detroit
complete the list of committee mem-
bers and their guests.
League are Eloise Munger, '42, Mar-
garet Healy, '42, Maryann Smith,
'41, Mary Mustard, '41, Josephine
Kist, '40, Alice Rydell, '41, and
Marien Mumford, '41.
"Thanksgiving At Buckram's Cor-
ners," the second production of the
Children's Theatre of Ann Arbor will
open at the Lydia Mendelssohn The-
atre Dec. 1 at 3:45 p.m. Other per-
formances will be given at 1:30 p.m.
and 3:30 p.m. Dec. 2.
The Children's Theatre, now in
its eighth season, is the annual pro-
ject of the Theatre Arts Commit-
tee of the League.
"Thanksgiving At Buckram's Cor-
ners" is an original play by Richard
McKelvey, director of the Children's
N a ne Patrons
Tickets Now Obtainable
In League Lobby; Sale
Ends At 5 P.M. Friday
Patrons and patronesses for Pan-
hellenic Ball, which will be held Fri-
day. Dec. 1, in the League Ballroom,
were announced yesterday.
The list includes: Regent Esther
Cram and Leroy V. Cram, President
and Mrs. Ruthven, Dean Byrl F.
Bacher. Dean and Mrs. Joseph A.
Bursley. Dean and Mrs. Edward H.
Kraus, Dean Alice Lloyd, Dean Jen-
Dean and Mrs. Walter B. Rea,
Prof. and Mrs. A. E. White, Dr. Mar-
garet Bell, Dr. William Brace and
Miss Ethel McCormick. will also
sponsor the dance.
Tickets for the Ball are now on
sale at a Panhellenic booth in the
League Lobby, stated Patricia Had-
ley, '42, publicity chairman. Houses
or individuals are urged to buy their
tickets either from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
today or during the same -hours Fri-
day. The sale will close at 5 p.m.
Friday. No tickets maysbeareturned
after Nov. 28, Miss Hadley said.
Dick Stabile and his orchestra will
play for the dance which is one of
the major activities of Panhellenic
Association. Johnny Drake, saxa-
phonist and vocalist; the rhythm
quartette; and the Stabile sextette
will appear with the band. The group
has been termed "Rhythmic New
Decoration plans are progressing
and will be announced at a later
date, Miss Hadley stated
Betsy Barbour House and Wenley
House held an exchange dinner at 6
p.m. yesterday. Fifty members from
each dormitory participated. Dinner
was served for the men at Betsy Bar-
bour and the women were entertained
at Wenley House.
This is the third exchange dinner
participated in by the women's dor-
mitory, other dinners being held with
Allen Rumsey, and Lloyd-Winchell
lights will be decorations for the
dance, and cider, apples and dough-
nuts will be served. Bobby Sherger
and his orchestra, featuring Virginia
Lee and Harold Rumenapp, '43, as
vocalists, will play.
Co-chairmen for the dance are
Tickets for the dance are 50 cents
for couples and stags, and may be ob-
tained from members of the central
committee of the Newman Club or by
calling 7020. They may also be ob-
tained at the door before the dance.
Turkey T'rot'To Be Held Today
"Turkey Trot," the Thanksgiving Mary Jane Kenney, '42, and Sam
dance sponsored by the Newman Club, Bruni, '42. .Other members of the
will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. to- central committee are Marie McCabe,
day in the auditorium of St. Mary's '40. patrons; John Sullivan,.-'42, tick-
Student Chapel. ets; Sally Walsh, '43, and Mary. Pat
Balloons, corn staiks, and colored Burns, '42, co-chairmen of decora-
Social Faux Pas Will Be Prevented
By Forthcoming Etiquette Booklet'
. from tea-time on . .
blouses in glowing fabrics
paired with skirts in daytime
or evening length. Velvets,
bengalines, metallits and slip-
per satins . .. rich materials
that have put the "rmix and
match" vogue high in favor
for festive occasions.
Blouses 5.50 to 10.00
Skirts . 8.50 to 17.0
Ske tched: Slipper satin blouse
6.50; matching skirt'12.50
By FRANCES MENDELSON
Do you eat your peas with a knife,
or tackle a steak with an oyster fork
just because it happens to be handy?
Do you walk into a room before the
young lady with you is allowed to en-
ter, and in the process let the door
slam in her face? Well, all right, ho-
body said you did.
.However, there are many things
that are done or should be done on
our campus that even the best of us
are hazy about-and therein lies the
reason for the "etiquette booklet"
which is being compiled by the so-
cial committee of the League.
Not To Make Mofiey
Perhaps the word "etiquette" is
'misleading in this case. The booklet
has no designs upon Emily Post's but will also enable you to meet new
means of livelihood. Rather it in- friends and future dates.
tends to "be a concise -and accurate Blind dates and Dutch treats-two
o Michigan more of the unsettled questions which'
glossay of what is done at hgntrouble many a student will be settled
and the approved way of doing it. once and for all. "Goodnights," that
While the pamphlet is expected to touchy problem, will be tackled-as
be of particular use to freshmen and will pin-hanging and necking. All in
new students, it will be almost equally all, by the time each Michigander has
helpful and interesting to those of thoroughly perused this booklet, we
us who have been here for some time. should all be a bunch of smoothies
Campus Prohleins Discussed land no Miss America or Yale man
Questions such as "What shall I will have anything on us.
wear to an exchange dinner?" or The idea of publishing a student
"How does one act at a Ruthven etiquette booklet, while it is new on
tea?" and many others will be an- the Michigan campus, has been car-
swered. The problem of clothes for men Tied out successfully in many large
and women, arid the proper places universities all over the country. Wis-
to wear certain types of apparel will' consin has its "Wiscetiquette," a pipe
be discussed. All questions about those course in student social conduct, and
bugbears of college dances, the re- 1the University of Washington has a
ceiving lines and the chaperons will social blue-book entitled "It Is Done."
be answered. Our booklet is as yet in its embryo
"Where shall we go? What shall state, and has not been named by its
we do now?" The etiquette booklet fond parents.
will answer these questions. If you Written in *a light vein and at-
don't have a date on a weekend night, tractively printed with many descrip-
it is not necessary to sit home and tive illustrations, this book should
mope. There are many places to go prove to be of utmost interest and
and things to do which will not only enjoyment to every prospective
prove entertaining for the evening, ismobthie.
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