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September 30, 1939 - Image 5

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The Michigan Daily, 1939-09-30

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nic Bail WillBe Held Friday,Dee.
Fur Is Both POpular And Practical Sororities Claim Preference
...For Present Rushing System
By ELINOR SEVISON rushees better. On the other hand,
A wail of being tired and worn goes as Alpha Delta Pi said, the new sys-
up from the sorority houses when tem brings a tax on inenity to
questioned as to the general opinion provide the entertainment.
on this year's rushing. But they The confusion of going through-
hasten to add that the fatigue comes rushing in 12 days is harder oi the
not particularly from the new sys- rushee but an advantage foi' the
tem but from rushing in general, house in that the members can settle
"We're tired out, but not any more down to regular college routine soon-
than last year," say the sorority er, is the opinion of Chi Omega.
lassies. Desserts Are Prrefred
The Informality Is Keynote Economically and socially, desserts
wTheinformality, the reduced ex- are preferred to dinners by Alpha
pense and the concentration of put- Gamma Delta, Alpha Xi Delta, Col-
ting rushing into a shorter period legiate Soi'osis, and Delta Delta Delta.
AFof time are among the factors which. DisGamaand lha Elon
Det Gamma and"Apha Epsilon
make the 18 sorority houses on cam- Phi feel, h6wever that the cost of
pus feel that on the whole the new keeping the waiters overtime in-
system of rushing is better than that creases the cost of desserts so that
.'j used last year. the difference in expense between
There are points to be said for desserts and dinners is almost out
'both concentrated and extended eetsad inrssalotu-
_h nnr d n nd weighed by the advantages of the
rushing, desserts and dinners, how- latter.
ever, if the concensus of opinion in Alpha Omicron Pi points out that
each house as the first week of the system is easier for the rushing
rushing nears an end is to be be- chairman because she does not have
lieved. to plan the dinners as in former
Individuality Is Expressed years.
Kappa Alpha Theta and Zeta Tau Kappa Delta believes that the new
Alpha pointed out that decorations system means better rushing because
a and entertainment can be used to the rushee is ever-conscious of the
express the individuality of the rushing going on instead of having
house as well as giving the sorority an every-other-day lull.
women an opportunity to know the Have More Time To Talk
Phi Sigma Sigma says that they
get to know the rushees better, while
SotegeM Alpha Phi points out that the des-
"sert system means they have more
Cime to talk to the new girs. o.
x .r'I 'UJL' Pi Beta Phi and Kappa )kappa
1 . . Gamma feel that the conceitrated
X 11And , im flU~d 'y/period of rushing is no more tiring
_.j than the extended period with the
advantage that it is over sooner.
Being well-dressed at college has Gamma Phi Beta and Alpha Chi
its key in three little words-sim- Omega point to the continuous strain
Wool or silk dresses topped by a fur jacket make an ensemble that plicity, good-grooming and quality of parties every day but admit their
is right for almost any occasion and in the height of fashion. The in place of quantity. Such is the preference for the desserts and the
jacket may also be worn over an evening gown, thereby serving triple opinion of a Seattle company. informality of the evenings.
duty in the college woman's wardrobe. In a nation-wide survey made
last spring, it was discovered PLAY TRYOUTS TO BE HELD
* Nrthat the college woman's wardrobe Tryouts for the first Children's
Dames Norority basically is typical on every campus. Theatre production, "The Tinder
MTRCImportant differences depend on cli- Box," will be held from 2 to 4
mate, proximity to a large city, per- p.m. today at the League. Men are
centage of men and women, size especially invited to try for parts.
The first m eeting of the Michigan Theta Phi Alpha, established at of the school and the personality
Dames will be held at 8 p.m., Tuesday, the University of Michigan in the peculiar to each school.
in the women's lounge of the Rack- Well-dressed women at the Uni-
ham building. Pl ns will be made summer of 1912, is functioning this versity of Southern California, ac-__
at that time for the club's activity fall on campus after an absence of cording to the survey, dress-up
program. several years. for campus, and acessories are an
The Michigan Dames is an organ- The most Reverend Bishop D. important item. A few really good A DAIL Classified
ization made up of the wives of stu- Kelly, at that time pastorofStgarments are preferable to a number__
dents and internes in the University. t of - inexpensive ones. Trimness is
Mrs. Henry G. Voelker, vice-pres- Thomas Church at Ann Arbor and noted, and black is the choice for
dent, will take charge of the next Auxiliary bishop of Detroit founded date and dressy street wear . . . but
meeting during which a new presi- the Michigan chapter and helped plenty of color on campus. The cub- _ ..._
dent will be elected. Mrs. Gardner Amelia Mec Sweeney organize the an, or high heel shoe is worn more
Ackley, former president, who was . often than the usual saddle flat.
elected last April, has moved to Ober- According to their fashion editor,
lin, where Mr. Ackley will be an in- Theta Phi Alpha has 18 chapters well-dressed women at the Universi-
structor in the University. represented in the various colleges ty of Michigan are conservative and
and universities throughout the coun- smartly tailored. Formals must be D E TI
Attends Annual Conference try. At present the sorority house is extremely forma, tpe men respond
Mrs. Reuben :. Kahn, wife of Dr. being used as a University League and fussies are better left at home,
Reuben L. Kahn of the University iHouse under the direction of Mrs. and a few very good dresses are bet- O
Hospital, recently attended the sixth Riggs. Members of Theta Phi Alpha ter than more of the less expensive
annual conservation conference at plan to move into their home some- kind. Tailored blouses with dress-°A
Ludington. Mrs. Kahn was a me;i - time during the coming year, Kather- maker suits are favored, along with
ber of the committee on wild flower ine McDermott, '41, rushing chair- a few interchangeable good sweaters C a nG I
preservation, man, aninounced. and skirts.
. Your new gas rang
Z'to have for years to
sure that the range yo
ANN ARBR vanced in design an d
tures it gives you. Th

shouldn't buy any ran
We're on tw / DETROIT JEWEL. Your
it's the kind of rangey
lookout for when you've seen it'd
1 , as ultra-modern in co
.4 i4W convenience as it is in
You'll want this nevit
be glad for many yec
fashions your choice.
We're ever scouting new stars on the fashion
horizon so that we may present them to you.
You'l be sighting them yourself when you
rriake your tour of our shop.

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