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WtDNESDAY, DEC. 6, 1939






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Jean Donaldson
Heads Today's
President's Tea
13 Groups Are Especially.
Invited To Be Present;
Name Eight To Assist
Jean Donaldson, '40, is in charge of
the second Ruthven tea of the year
to be held from 4 to 6 p.m. today in
the President's home.
Groups which are especially invit-
ed are Alumnae House, Kappa Kappa
Gamma, Chi Psi, Zone II, and Orien-
tation gruops 4, 19, 29, 45, 65, 68, 75,
76 and 82.
Assistants for the tea will be Mar-
garet Cleary, '40; Helen Brady, '40;
Edith Ely, '41Ed; Florence Signaigo,
'41; Joanna Beem, '41; Jean Luxan,
'41; Margaret May, '41Ed, and Jean
Noyes, '42. Those who will pour are
Mrs. R. W. Smith, Mrs. Ellery Preston,
Ruth Dillman, '40 and Enora Ferris,
Mary Minor, '40, chairman of the
social committee, stated that all mem-
bers of the committee must attend,
and they are requested to arrive
promptly and stay until 6 p.m.
Those whose last names begin with
A-H will assist in the dinning room,
and those from H-Z will be in the
receiving line, Miss Minor added.
This is the first tea Dr. and Mrs.
Ruthven have given since their re-
turn flom their trip to Arizona and
Tex as.
All students on campus are welcome
to attend, Miss Donaldson said, al-
though special invitations are ex-
tended to the above mentioned groups.
Be A Goodfellow -
Michigan Dames Meet
Moving pictures of Africa were
shown to the Michigan Dames at
their general meeting last night at
the League by Frederick Benz. The
organization's Book Group was in
charge. A business meeting followed.

Dresses Are Tailored
t "
F ;
Practical for wearing to classes
or on informal- dates are tailored
dresses with shirt-waist tops, flaired
skirts and over-the-elbow sleeves.
Rev. E. L. Hughes
Conducts Retreat
Rev. Edward L. Hughes, O.P., pas-
tor of St. Dommic-s Church, Detroit,
and widely known lecturer, is con-
ducting the first retreat sponsored
by the Newman Club.
Father Hughes han been engaged
for several years in a diversity of
interests which has caused him to
travel extensively, preaching and lec-
turing, in all parts of the United
The retreat opened with 7 a.m,
Mass Tuesday, Dec. 5, and will close
with evening devotion on Thursday,
Dec. 7. A discussion will be held for
the women members of the chapel at
5 p.m. today in the auditorium.

Annual Affair N Junior Women
Native Ballet I
To Be Friday Will Feature To Hold Mass
AndSaturday Marie Jeanne Meeting Today
Exhibits To Be Featured; By MARY HELEN DAVIS Each Committee Chairxman
Camipus Organizaiois For years the American stage has! Will Discuss Various
Will Sponsor Booths been deluged with ballets of every Duties Of He Group
type and nationality, but for the first
More than 200 women will act time in the history of dancing, a na-' All junior women who are interest-
as hostesses at Sophomore Cabaret's ed in working on any of the various
"Winter Wonderland" which will be tive ballet, the American Ballet Cara- committees for the 1940 Junior Girls'
held from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and van which will be presented Dec. 11 Play should attend the mass meeting
from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, to be held at 5 p.m. today in the
and also from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m has attained international fame. League Ballroom.
and 8:30 p.m. to midnight Saturday. Marie Jeanne, the featured baller- Jane Grove, general chairman, will
In addition to dancing, the Cab- ma of the troupe, is of French-Italian preside, and other chairmen of the
aret's program includes a floor- central committee will be presented
show, a grab bag, movies of Michi- descent, but is thankful for both her to the junior women. Each one will
gan football games, and numerous American citizenship and dance train- talk on the purpose and duties of her
boths and exhibits, one of which ing after a summer tour of the Con- committee.
will be a fashion display sponsored tinental capitols to observe the ballet Women will-be given an opportunity
by J. L. Hudson Co., of Detroit. to sign up for committee work after
The general admission price of 35 technique used in Europe. the talks, and Miss Grove stressed the
cents covers expenses for every- Glamorous At 19 fact that although work will not start
thing except the fortune-telling Latin in appearance, and thor- immediately on all committees, at-
booth, and the grab bag, and a five- oughly glamorous, 19-year old Marie tendance at the mass meeting is im-
cent charge will also be made for Jeanne assumes the- leading roles in perative for all who intend to par-
dancing, Agnes Crow, '42, general many of the ballets of the Caravan's ticipate later.
chairman, announced, repetoire. She will be seen here in Any woman may take part in the
Friday Hostesses Listed such completely Americas dances as play as well as be a member of a
On Friday afternoon, the follow- "City Portrait," "Charade" and "Air committee, Miss Grove added. Assist-
igher on the central committee are
ing women will act as hostesses: and Variations."m on th cenaam el ar
Lois Basse, '42; Joan Baker, '42; After all the acclaim given to the Wifollowing chairmen; Annabel Van
Mary Major, '41; Suzanne Barlow, European stars who have visited this nn Veder, ckets Barbar
'41; Virginia Ward, '42; Betty John- country, she turned the tables on A.t ;
son, '41; Jean Royerson, '42; Anne these dancers this summer when she Fischer, fiance; Jane Krause, pro-
White, '42; Mary McKisson, '41; was feted by royalty on the Contin- grams; Ruth Fitzpatrick, make-up;
Doris Vehmeyer, Spec.; Claire Reed- ent. As deeply American as her Virginia Osgood, dance; and Betty
Hill, '42; Rae Gustafson, '42; Isabel dances, she refused many demands Ann Chaufty, music.
Balfour, '42; Ann Winters, '42; Vii- to join European troupes, and re- Others are Jane Pinkerton, cos-
ginia Appleton, '42; Liana Carpenter;,turned to re-join the Caravan for tumes; Betty Lombard, ushers; Maya
'42; Nancy Surgenar, '42, and Ruth their trans-continental tour this win- ton, properties; Virgina Brer -
Gram, '43. ter. td, recorder; Helen Barnett, book-
Virginia Martin, '42; Patricia 0'- Ballet Fascinated Her tader; Grace Helen arton, assis-
Ferrall, '42; Harriet Heames, '42; When but a pretty black-haired girl tant for costumes; and Betty Hoag,
Marjorie Nield, '43; Linda George, of 13, Marie Jeanne witnessed the assistant dance chairman.
'42; Nancy Beatty, '42; Betty Bailie, Monte Carlo Ballet and was so fas-
'42; Mary Berg, '42; Dorothy Truip, cinated by the beauty of the dancers Initiates Are Listed
'42SM; Margaret Dodge, '42; Bea- that she vowed at the time that ballet
trice Snoke, '42; Alice Haas, '42; would be her life career. B" Ph Ep lo
Patricia Wallace, '43; Ruth Walton, One of the first pupils of the Bs iu1
'43; Eleanor Greenbaum, '43; June American School of Ballet when it Mu Phi Epsilon, national musical
Holmquist, '40Ed; Marian Dough- j opened in 1934 in New York, she sorority, announces the initiation of
erty, '43; Betty Stout, '41; Eleanor trained intensively for three years, si w n Sunay.
Rakestraw, '43, and Betty Ann Neal, following which she joined the newly The new membes of the society
43, are also included on this list. formed Ballet Caravan in 1937. That are: Joan Bondurant, '41SM; Julia
Other hostesses on Friday after- year Marie Jeanne gave her first pro-' SchaafsmaGrad.;nAnnduehnr'441;
noon will be Agnes Goldberg, '43; fessional performance ith the co Margaret Woodruff '41M; Mary
Janice Baxter,''43;.Jean Engel, '41; pany in the Town Hall at Saybrook. Stubbins, '40SM; and Julia Teinker,
Isabel Ross, '43; Lois Kuhlman, '43; Conn. Grad.
Pauline Shear, '43; Betty Altman, This was the beginning of an eas- Following the initiation ceremo-
'42; Mary Alice McAndrew, '40SM; tern tour which has developed into nies, the Ann Arbor alumnae chap-
Betty Pusch, '42; Margaret Gabriel, a transcontinental jaunt for the past ter of the sorority entertained the in-
'42; Nancy Gardner, '42; Betty two years, and which has won for her itiates with a supper at the home of
Whitely, '42; Gertrude Mohlin, '42A; acclaim in every part of the nation. Mrs. Dana Seeley, where the cere-
Ruth Ann Bohnsack, '43; Phyllis Today, Marie Jeanne is hailed by crit- monies were held. Ava Case, in-
Reynolds, '43; Janet Bailey, '41; ics as the most outstanding native structor of piano in the School of
Margaret Hadsell, '42; Dorothy Mer- ballerina the country has known. Music, played a solo for the group.

Luncheon Is Announced
Executive Council of the New-
nan Club will hold its second bi-j

weekly luncheon for members of the
council at 12 noon, tomorrow, in Lane
Hall. All officers and committee
heads are asked to be present.

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ki, '42; Dorothy Rudy, 42; Calistra
There will be a meeting of Sopho-
more Hostesses at 4 p.m. tomorrow in
the ballroom of the League, Margot
Thom, '42, announced yesterday.
What to wear and the etiquette of
the dance will be discussed, Miss
Thom said.
Jayne, '41; Phyllis Lovejoy, '42; Car-
olyn Vroomen, Spec.; Mary Hol-
comb, '41; and Alice Butler, '41.
List Continued
The list continues with Eleanor
Williams, '42; Peggy Glanagan, '43;
Barbara Clark, '43; Mildred Curtis, ?
'42; Olga Gruhzit, '43; Jane Emery,
'43; Joan Hamilton, '41; Lois Sha-
piro, '42; Frann Weiser, '42; Shir-
ley Present, '42; Pauline Shear, '43;
Ardis Watson, '41; Jane Honey, '43;
Margaret Ihling, . '43 ; Mary-Jane
Woodley, '43; Geraldine McKinley,
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Jean Campbell, '43; Barb.ara Book
ser, '41, and Grace Procter, '43.
The following women will act as
hostesses Friday night: Ann White,
'42; Jacqueline Glair, '42Ed.; Mary
Beatty, '42; Janice Bushman, '42;
Margaret Meagher, '42; Dorothy
Proctor, '42; Jane Honey, '43; Mar-
garet Ihling, '43; Betty De Lano,
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Martha Preston, '43; Mary Knoll.
'43; Joy Louise Wright, '43; Shirley
Altfeld, '43; Caroline Leahy, '41;
Betty Altman, '42, and Nancy Stock.
Other hostesses will be Elizabeth
Shipman, '42; Jean Wagner, '41;
Jeanne Bolgiano, '43; Casmira Bus-
zek, '43P; Dorothy Morris, '43A;
Ruth Ellen Thomas, '43; Patricia
Stearns, '43A; Ruby Hoffman, '43;
Miriam Smith, '41; Nancy Gould,
'42; Marie Camp, '1;rAlice Bentley,
'42: Ann Francis Ward, '43; Kath-
ryn Gladding, '42; Evelyn Spamer,
'42Ed; Ruth McDavid, '43; Charlotte
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Mary Bloom, '43; Barbara Wood-
ward, '43; Nancy Worrell, '43A;
Shirley Dalton, '4OEd; Carol Pit-
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and Mary Pfender, '43.
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