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December 15, 1939 - Image 5

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Stookwell Hallf
To Be Opened
Next Semester
Dormitory For Women
To Have Chippendale,
Queen Anne Furniture
Stockwell Hall, new women's dor-
mitory which will be ready for oc-
cupancy in February, will have room-
ing facilities for 388 women, Francis
C. Shiel, Business Manager of Resi-
dence Halls, revealed yesterday.
Seventy-five double rooms, measur-
ing approximately 12 feet wide by
14 feet long, 'and 238 single rooms,
measuring approximately 8 feet 8
inches wide by 12 feet 9 inches long,
will 'be distributed over five floors.
Both room measurements are exclu-
sive of closet area.
Divided Into Two Wings
The dormitory is divided into two
wings, but will function as one house,
Mr. Shiel said. The main entrance .
will be on the second" floor level at
the intersection of the twowings of
the building.
Small waitingtrooms will open off
either side of 'the entrance, and a
large "L" shaped living-room will j
open off both second-floor corridors,
which run to either wing of the1
building from the lobby. Fuirhiture
in this'main lounge will include Dun-
can Phyfe, Chippendale, and' Queen
Anne patterns- Two fire places will
be used and a grand piano will also
be available. Two .libraries have been
included, one for the use of each
wing, and have been placed at either
end of the living room.
First Floer PlanI
First-floor plans include two large
dining rooms, each with its own serv-
ing room, kitchen, recreation rooms,
laundry facilities, and student rooms.
Tables in the dining rooms will be
rectangularly shaped and will be set
up for six.r
Botl the first and second floors>
have a sun room in each wing, while
the third, fourth, and fifth floors
have only one sun room, which is on
the intersection of the wings of the!
building and 'will serve the whole
Room Furnishings
Single-room occupants will have a
desk, dresser with mirror, bed, desk1
chair, and 'one easy 'chair. Double-
room furnishings include two desks,
two beds, two desk ch'ais, two dres-
sers and one easy chair.
On the third-floor level a sun deck
has been provided. In the dormitory,
two elevators will be operated and
will run from the basement, where
trunks and suitcases will be stored,
to the fifth floor.
University of Arkansas buildings
have a total volume of 12,000,00
cubic feet.

Fitted Reefer Styles A re Popular


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Red' Norvo's
Band To Play
At Soph Prom
Cartoons From 'Esquire'
Will Decorate Ballroom;i
Court Of Honor Chosen
"Red" Norvo and his orchestra, withE
Mildred Bailey as soloist, have been '
selected to play for the annual Soph
Prom which is to be held from 9 p.m.'
to 2 a.m., Friday, Jan. 19 in the
Union Ballroom, James Kehoe, '42,1I
chairman of the dance, announced
. Last year Frankie Master's orches-
tra played for the affair. This year.
according to Kehoe, the committeed
has decided to spend $200 more than
is customary for the band.
'Equire' To Give Decorations
Decorations for the dancr will be
donated by "Esquire," the magazine
for men. They will consist of large
cartoons, and it is expected that
Petty drawings will be included.
Governor Dickinson has been in-
vited to attend, the Prom in the form
of chaperon de luxe. A Court of Hon-
or, composed of 10 womien whose
names will be revealed at A later date.
has also been chosen.
Late Permission Granted
Women students have been grant-
ed 2:30 a.m. permission for the dance
byJudiciary Council.
Kehoe announced that tickets will
go on sale to sophomores Friday, Jan.
5, in the League and the Union, and
on general sale after that.
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Capter House

La Conga Proves
Popular In Class
Of Modern Dance
La Conga, a dance already in favor
in Palm Beach and New York, is re-
ceived with enthusiasm by students in
the Arthur Murray Dancing classes
here, Elva Pascoe, instructor, said.
In the first series of lessons which
ended Dec. 4, about half the instruc- l
tion time was spent on La Conga,
which is named for the Conga drum,!
chief instrument in the Cuban or-
chestra, she said.
Conga rhythm is somewhat like
rumba rhythm but resembles a march
with its four beat tempo. For several
hundreds of years it has been danced
in Cuba on feast days, having been
brought there by African slaves and
modified by the Cubans. It can be
danced in a chain formation as a
group dance or in couples. In several
shots of the current picture, "Another
Thin Man," a native Negro couple
dance La Conga.
In the next series of Arthur Mur-
ray classes which start in January at
the Union, further instruction in La
1 Conga will be offered.

Perplexed Christmas Shoppers
Should Visit Alumnae Office
By MARY HELEN DAVIS on display at the Alumnae office this
The annual Christmas gift quest year. Clowns, mules, elephants and
would never be complete without a many other characters are to be seen
v fn1 +h BI 1 r a fU i i rL n the

viset do the Alumnae orrce in te
League, and this Christmas they have
more attractive and unusual gifts for
sale than ever before.


For several years the Michigan Al-
.mnae have offered sets of Wedge-
wood dishes with scenes of Ann Arbor'
and University buildings on them.
This year cups and saucers, ash traysJ
and other small objects may also bej
obtained in the soft blue or bery-!
:undy of this exquisite china.
Table Cloth Is Designed
John Maxon, a well-known Ann
Arbor artist, has designed a table
cloth embodying the central theme of
the plates which wlil be ready for sale
:ext spring, Mrs. S. B. Conger, presi-
dent of the Alumnae Association,
Bright Mexican and as well as
Philippine linens are also on sale at
the League office. The dainty orien-
tal Pina Cloth luncheon sets are
bordered by pastel Pinococ material.
The Pina Cloth is made of pineapple
fibre and is transparent while the
Pinococ material is of banana fibre.
rhe centersiofathese pieces are emn-
broidered with tiny oriental flowers.
Engagement Calendar Offered
House-wife, business woman and
college girl alike will all appreciate the
gift of a large engagement calendar
with all the days of the month clear-
ly in view on one page. The covers
of these calendars may be purchased
in a variety of attractive colors to
harmonize with desk hues.
American-made wooden dolls and
animals which will totter along under
their own momenthm when placed on
a slight incline may well be listed
kamong the numerous attractive gifts

lin these delightful gifts for children.
New Cookbooks Remain
Over 5,000 of the Alumnnae's publi-
cation, "Blue Book of Cooking," were
printed last spring. Of this number
there are a few remaining on sale
and would seem to be the ideal gift
for the bride-to-be this Christmas.
The famous Michigan playing cards
with the official seal of the University
in yellow and blue are also on sale in
the League as are a special edition
of score pads with etched scenes of
the campus on their covers. With the
cards, these sets make an ideal gift.
A variety of educational and at-
tractive children's books telling the
stories of momentus events in the
history of Aemirac are also on sale.



Over Here

10 min. downtown
20 min. crosstown
1tc Cash Fare
Tickets, 3 for 25c
Free Transfers. School Children
between ages of 6-12 years .. .
10 tickets for 50c

Newman Club To Give
'Three-Cornered Moon'
The Newman Club will present
Three-Cornered Moon" Jan. 18, 19,
20 at the Lydia Mendelssohii Theatre.
The play will be staged by the Univer-
sity Players, and is under the direc-
tion of Charles Leavay.
"Three-Cornered Moon," a comedy
about a light-hearted American fam-
ily, is the first production of the.
Newman Club. Tickets are 35 and'
50 cents. They will go on sale Jan.
11 at the box office of the Mendel-
ssohn Theatre.
Curators At Convention
Lloyd A. Brown, curator of map
at the William L. Clements Library
and Howard H. Peckham, curator of
manuscripts, will attend a luncheon
in Chicago tomorrow given by the
Caxton Club of that city. Mr.
Brown and Mr. Peckham recently
finished editing Henry Dearborn's
Journals, to be published today by
the Caxton Club. The luncheon is
to celebrate the issuing of the book.

Ideal Present

For Christmas Activity Notes'

Is Evenimg Bag
"What is so rare as a perfect pres-I
ent?" asks the perplexed young man
as he shops for a gift to delight some
young lady on Christmas morning.
We have searched for and found
the answer to his query in the form'
of fitted daytime afternoon and eve-
ning bags.
Many and varied are the beautiful
bags presented this season. One fea-
tured for evening by a leading house
is a crushed jewel tone brocade gold
seal bag, cigarette case, purse and
compact to match. This particular
style may be had in rayon satin or
A delightful, fitted afternoon bag
comes in large pouch style in black or
brown suede with a beautifully etched
frame and fittings to match includ-
ing comb and compact.
Day time bags also come with
matched fittings this year. The
choice of material is wide including
calf, alligator, pinseal, and suede
lizard. One particularly clever bag
of this type is a suede bag bound in
metal, including a compact, lipstick
and cigarette case. A personal touch
is provided by her initials in matching
Band Gives Civic ConcertI

Delta Gamma,
Delta Gamma announces the pledg-
ing of Berna Deane Purgett, '42, of
Port Washington, N.Y., and Charlotte
Cleary, '43, of Hinsdale, Ill.
Kappa Kappa Gamma
Kappa Kappa Gamma held form-
al initiation of Jean McKarahan, '42;
Rachel Tonkin, '40; Penelope Patter-
son, '42 and Helen Hay, '40.
Theta Chi
Theta Chi announces the pledging
of Robert Westfall, '42, of Ann Arbor.
The following were recently in-
itiated by the fraternity: Leon Co-
quillette, '42; Charles Dillman, '42;
David Donaldson, '42; and Harlin
Fraumann, '42.
Luncheons Planned
By Alumnae Groups
The Grand Rapids Alumnae chap-
ter of the University is sponsoring a
luncheon at 12:30 p.m., Dec. 16 at
the Rowe Hotel for the University
women returning to that city for the
holidays. Margery Brown, in charge
of the affair, stated that reservations
must be made immediately.
A luncheon for the women students
returning to their homes in Wash-
ington, D.C. is to be given Dec. 27
in that city by the Washington Mich-
igan Alumnae chapters. The Roches-
ter, N.Y. group is also giving a simi-
lar party for the University women
residing in that city.

Snow or no snow-it's finally Q
arrived! That long-awaited, widelyi
heralded Christmas Spirit has made
its appearance. Whether it showed
up first when they put the lights in8
the fir in front of the library or in I
the midst of the carolling the otherE
night is a moot question, but this8
much we know-it's here!
There are at least a dozen unmis-
takable signs. Yesterday we heard
of the first early bird who hopped a
train for California where she'll
spend the holiday weeks basking in
the sun. And there's the sad Case
of the Five Theses-at least two of
the five due tomorrow are already
done. It's even rumored that blue-
books are coming in twos instead of
But the surest sign of that Christ-
mas bug is the number of good reso-
lutions loose in the air. The text-
book caravan seems destined to be
just as long as ever, and it's a fore-
gone conclusion that the return trek
will be identical in every detail ex-
cept for the slight addition of dust
on the objects of all these good reso-
However gleefully we return in
September, it's safe to say that we
double it in December when we back-
track for home. Seems logical when
you think about it a bit. After all,
in spite of the bluebooks we like
Ann Arbor-that's why short vaca-
tions are welcome and long ones just
a bit of a bore.
Here's a piece of advice which we
guarantee-if you've got to make
resolutions, and feel you must take
home the stuff to implement them,
try to restrict the whole thing to
themes which come out of the head
-they make easier carrying back and

app Yjj Year





THE PERFECT GIFT for her-Hose'
and ,Linigerie from Jacol'son's.
on State Street. Beautiful stock of
Christmas merchandise. We'll be
glad to help you; 308 S. State.
and she'll really be pleased. See
our selections. Marchande Furs,
607 E. Liberty.
HANDKERCHIEFS - 25c boxes,
Christmas Greeting Cards, 5 for 5
cents and 2 for 5 cents. All prices.
Wrapping materials, attractive de-
signs. Tree ornaments, tree light-
ing- sets. Kresge-corner State
and N. Univers'ty. .
stocks, kodaks, cosmetics, smoking
accessories, pen and pencil sets. See
our gift suggestions. Calkins-Flet-
cher Drug Stores. 324 S. State.
The last minute pick up a pair
of Archer Hosiery in a 2- or
3-thread in a nice gift wrap.
Surely will be welcome.
Michigan Theatre Bldg.

A FEW SUGGESTIONS for her from
Laura Belle Shop, 1108 S. Univer-
sity. Robes, hosiery, gloves, lin-
gerie, jewelry, sweaters and scarfs.
WE CAN MOLD ice cream into love-!
ly Christmas designs and give that
added touch to your dinner.
Superior Dairy.
THE IDEAL GIFT for everyone is a
book from Slater's Book .tore.
Free gift wrapping. 336 S. State.
FOR A SELECTION of unusual gifts,
visit De Fries Art Shop, 233 S.
Main St.


The University Band played a pro-
gram of classical, semi-classical and
modern Amercian music at a civic
concert last night at the Pierce Inter-
mediate School in Grosse Pointe. So-
loists were Warren Foster, tenor, and
Albin Johnson, the Band's frist cor-

That wacky song, "The Little Man
Who Wasn't There," was written by
a New York University education pro-

siery. Packed in Christmas box, in
desirable shades and sizes. Smart-
est. Hosiery. Michigan Theatre
suede, calf and novelties in black
and colors, from $1.95 to $5.95. The
Elizabeth Dillon Shop, 'round the
corner on State.
Karpinski "2-3064" send them their
Favorite Magazine Subscription.
417 Hill.
Give him a GLAD HAND. We have
fine quality gloves that any hand
would be proud to display. Pig
skin, Goat skin, or Wool. All
reasonably priced! Men's Toggery,
514 E. Liberty.


You'll get with rhythm,
You'll gef with dash-
In verse like this,
Or by Ogden Nash-
It's going to be said
In a thousand ways,
But, all things considered,
BREVITY pays . . . so,
..from ..

.and to 4i
h4/ap c to
is1. 7 .~ \ m


A refreshing drink any time of the year


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