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Speech Honors Convocation

Wil Be

Wednesday At Union

Shirley Smith
Will Address
First Banquet
Program Will Be Dedicated
To Trueblood, Who Founded
First Speech Department Here
Speech students and faculty will at-
tend the Speech Honors Convocation
Banquet from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Wednesday in the Union Ballroom,
according to Prof. Henry Moser of the
speech department.
This year makes the first Speech
banquet of this kind to be held at
Michigan, Professor Moser said, and
the department plans to make it an
annual affair. It was inaugurated be-
cause of the success with which a
similar event was met during the
Summer Session.
The Speech Honors Convocation
proposes to recognize speech students
for the parts they have taken in in-
tramural and in intercollegiate speech
activities. Souvenir programs will be
printed with the names 'of honor stu-
dents and pledges of all forensic so-

eat r er ali--

(Editor's Note: In spite of the tra-
ditional Daily and Gargoyle feud, we've
asked the fashion editor of Garg to
speak her mind on the future.)
bInrod ucing Aggie C0w:
The curse of "Four Out of Five"
which has dogged the Michigan
woman's footstepsreven since some
bright football hero let it drop, has7
begun to take a noticeable effect in
the clothes which we are gradually
substituting for those poor old "low
heels and baggy sweaters." The
metamorphosis has been slow, but'
we are receiving encouragement as
campus styles all over the United
States are changing.
If enterprising merchants can
sell fur coats in August, shorts
and chambrays in January, and
velvets are "out" in December,
there should be no objection to
rushing the season with a little
speculation on probable style
trends for colleges in general and
Michigan in particular. Designers
and buyers are way ahead of con-
sumers in determining styles for
::ix months from now, and ideas


Shirley Smith To Speak I which are racing around in their
Shirley W. Smith, vice-president heads in April will be high fashion
and secretary of the University, will by the time we are packing for
be the main speaker of the evening. the Notre Dame weekend next fall.
The subject of his talk will be an- If present successes are any indi-
nounced latei-. Prof. G. E. Densmore cation, the middy-blouse which has
will open the Convocation exercise been "catching on" all spring, will
and Dr. Moser will introduce the be firmly established by next fall.
toastmaster, William Muehl, '41. Del- It will probably return to red or
ta Sigma Rho, the national honorary navy wool with contrasting white
forensic society, Alpha Nu, men's silk braid which saw us through our
honorary speech group, Athena, wo- grade school days. This sailor shirt
men's honorary 'speech group, and fits into the fashion cycle naturally
Zeta Phi Eta, professional speech fra- for two reasons, because it combines
ternity are the joint sponsors of the the best features of the hip-length
banquet, and representatives of each sweater and the long-sleeved shirt
group have cooperated with repre- which have been so popular in the
sentatives of the faculty to plan the past few years, and becquse defense-
program. conscious America is turning whole-
The program is dedicated. to Dr. heartedly to the army and navy for
Thomas Clarkson Trueblood, Profes- fashion inspiration.
sor Emeritus of public speaking and In keeping with the dame theme,
honorary president of the National I expect to see the military tunic
Association of Teachers of Speech. which costumed the gay cadets of
Dr. Trueblood was the first full pro- the "Student Prince" replace the,
fessor of public speaking in the Unit- hip-length .suit . jackets .which
ed States and his first speech de- have enjoyed amazing popularity
partment was founded at Michigan. this year. Their dashing colors of
He also founded the National Ora- red or green would glorify your
torical League, the Mid-West De- last year's suit, and eliminate the
bating League and was co-founder of ir'vitable sweater or skirt because
Delta Sigma Rho. they button high and depend upon
Debaters To Be Honored their gold trim and molded lines
Faculty and students of speech will for accent.
recognize the winners of the inter- As for knee-length stockings and'
rubber boots to which practical co-
c llegit and ntramura deae, eds have resorted in tile past two
both men and women, next Wednes-edhaerstdinhepttw
day. This debate series has been spon- j years, in an effort to keep their legs
sored by Delta Sigma Rho. They will warm and dry in winter weather, I
also honor the winners of the ora- have a hunch that the designers will
torical contests, representatives of the get wise to the canny Scotchman
National Oratorical League and those who has protected his legs almost to
elected to membership in Delta Sig- where the kilts begin with those
iflattering white spats. Notice how
ma Rho. Names of candidates who attractive they are next time you see
will receive their B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. a obagpipe band or dancing school
degrees will be read to the group. recital. If you splurged your allow-
One of the main events of the eve- ance on those high socks. this year
ning. will be the announcement of and have regretted it ever since, put
the winner of the Trueblood Schol- them in mothballs for the summer
arship for graduate students inter- and hold on a little longer. They

;hem had to argue that th y were the
only answer to rainy or btterly cold
days. This past winter a few pioneers
adopted baby bonnets which cover
the ears and tie under the chin as a
more flattering alternate, and I feel
sure that their example is going to
be followed next fall. The only simi-
larity they bear to those little things
you wore in your cradle days is in
style, because the colors are bright
and peasanty. All sorts of individua
touches can be added such as yarr
and fur pompoms, or detachablf
bows that sit right up on top.
No bandanna in the world could
eflace a sturdy Sou'wester when
one of Ann Arbor's six-months'
rainy seaons set in, and it should-
n't take the campus any longer to
accept this answer to a maiden's
prayer than it did to. adopt the
rubber boot craze. As soon as khe
fad catches on, it should be easy
to get the hats in any color de-
sired, to match or contrast with
your raincoat or boots.
Although this is just one woman's
idea, I wouldn't be surprised to see
the imaginative designers who have
used yarn, sailcloth, fur, both white
and dyed, and even leather boxing-
gloves, in their creations of mittens,
seize on to the faithful old furnace
glove as a possibility for next year.
Of course, the bulkiness would be
cut down, but the room, the warmth
and the original style would fit very
well into the college picture where
novelty is the spice of life.
Newman Club,
To Be Friday
Trellises, a white picket fence and
i myriad of blossoms will carry out
the theme of the Newman Club
Spring Formal, to be held from 10
p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday in the Union
Geraldine Granfield, '42, music
chairman, has announced that the
music for the affair will be :layed
by Bill Sawyer and his orchestra, with
Gwen Cooper the featured voc'alist.
A surprise floor show is being planned
by the entertainment committee, un-
der the leadership of Jorge Carulla,
General chairman for thc dance is
Albin Schinderle, '42, who is also in
charge of ticket distribution.
Other committee heads includej
James Landers, '43, publicity; Dor-I
othy Duroux, Grad., program; Sally
Walsh, '43, decorations; Catherinel
Norton, '42, patrons, and John Mc-
Naughton, Grad., finance.
Door prizes of a bouquet of flow-
ers and a ticket to Military Ball will
be presented to some couple by Tom
Harmon, '41.
Admission to the dance, which is
open to the public, may be purchased
for $1.75 a couple from committee
members and at St. Mary's Chapel,
the Union, the League and several
business places.

Rue To Render
Gershwin Airs
AtStyle Show
Newest Spring, Summer Outfits
To Be Shown At 'Summertime'
At Michigan Theatre, May 1
Jack Rue and his orchestra are
the chosen musicians to render thel
tunes of George Gershwin for "Sum-
mertime," The Daily Fashion Re-
view on May 1.
With an all-Gershwin program to
accompany a display of newest spring
and summer outfits, shown by Ann
Arbor merchants, the affair will hold
forth at 4:15 p.m. at the Michigan
Theatre. All men and women stu-
dents and Ann Arbor residents are
invited, free of charge, to ,attqnd.
The semi-annual fashion show is
under the charge of Jane Krause, '41,
women's advertising manager, and
the list of campus models includes
Mary Hayden, '42, Ruth Gram, '43.
Jane Connell, '42, Patricia Loughead,
'42, Mildred Radford, '42, Helen Bar-
nett, '41, Marny Gardner, '42, Elaine
Wood, '41, Jane Graham, '43, Mar-
got Thom, '42, Carolyn Denfield, '42,
Elizabeth Kepler, '41, Margaret4
Wright, '42, and Ann Herzog, '43.
The list of models also includes
Pane Underhill, '44, Tad Lynch1 '41,
Helen Rhodes, '42, Sally Blair, Grad.,
Nancy Chapman, '42, Beverly Brac-
iten, 41, Carol Freeman, '42, Fran-
,es Patterson, '42, Nancy Wood, '44,
Suzanne Scheffer, '44, Olga Gruhzit,
'43, Barbara Wood, '42, Mary Major,
'41, and Jean Hubbard, '42.
The first of The Daily shows to
be held this year was the "FashionC
Fantasy," in the fall.
Michilodeon To Offer
Radios, Bedspreads'
1 rnong Game Prizes
Prizes for Michilodeon, modern ver-
sion of Michigras, are piling up to
tremendous proportions, under the di-
rection of Virginia Paterson, '42, and
Dick Strain, '42, co-chairmen of the


Stripe-and-cotton season is here
again - for there is nothing quite
so traditional of the coming of spring
as the return of that inimitable com-
bination of multi-colored stripes on
Accessories lend themselves to it
smoothly. For the lively points of a
solid colored dress, add a big baggy
.triped purse and a snug fitting tur-
ban of the same material. Stripes are
the thing for every smart bag from
those for evening through those for
town to swimming or picnic bags.
The dear old snap brim is about to
be converted into cotton stripe now
that the weather's turned. And straws
will start being piped in-- you
guessed it - striped materials.
Seersucker dresses are still at their
best with a narrow stripe running
through them, and seersucker suits
I are destined for a great run this sea-
son. Broomstick skirts are invading
every field, and one of them has
taken to stripes running horizontally.
Alpha Phi Names
Chapter Officers


Cotton Stripes
Are New Key


i r

____LACIS and WHITE'

Nurses To Meet
The April meeting of the School pf
Nursing Alumnae Association will be
held tomorrow evening in the Alum-
nae Room of Couzens Hall. Miss
Olive Deane Hormel, Extension Serv-
ice lecturer, will be the guest speak-
er. She will discuss Kenneth Rob-
ert's book, "Oliver Wiswell."
Softball To Begin
The.softball tournament will get
under way -at 4:30 p.m. today at
Palmer Field when Kappa Delta
will play Jordan III, and Martha
Cook II will play Stockwell III. At
5:10 Phi Sigma Sigma vs. New-
berry and Alpha Omicron Pi vs.
Collegiate Sorosis. Each of 34
teams will play twice during the

A good-looking N
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Hillel To Hold PM
Hillel Foundation will hold its first
PM since vacation from 4 p.m. to,
6 p.m. this afternoon.
for ALL the
big Occasions
*. ..by ...*
Chelsea Flower Shop
203 East Liberty Street


youngster .ll a s
a favorite softie.
And we've every

AAA to C


prize committee. Alpha Phi an
By the time the carnival takes election of offic
place May 2 and 3, the committee year. Mary Spae
will be connoisseurs of everything president; Bagba
from chenille bed spreads to portable president; Caroly
radios. Carnival-goers will have their ing secretary; F
chance at games of luck and games corresponding sec
of skill -- but all of them will result line Glair, '42E
in much loot to carry off.
For example, if you hit the bull's
eye with the ripe tomato, or if you
knock the co-ed off her chair into
the water, or if you guess your date's
weight correctly, you may get a bowl-
ing ball, a case of canned cherries,
two dozen Pilsner shaped goblets or
a life supply of stationery.
That isn't all - the list is prac-
tically infinite. The committee must
have had much experience at scav-
enger hunts, for they have dug up
boxes of cigars, clothing, canned
pineapple, hams, clocks, cocoa, pre-
serves, gelatine, floor lamps, watches,
pens, pencils and real live one-dollar

nounces the recent
ers for the coming
th, '42, is the new
ra Wood, '42, vice-
n Byrne, '42, record-
Ruth Johnson, '44.
retary, and Jacque-
d., house manager.



ested in research.
Faculty members of -the committee
in charge include Dr. Kenneth G.
Hance, Mr. Arthur Secord, and Dr.
Moser. Students members are Jane
Gellis, '42Ed; Alvira Sata, '42; Bill
Shuler; Jean Maxted, '41; William
Muehl, 41; Russell Bowers, '41, and
George Shepard, '41.
Women who desire to try out for
the Women's Staff of The Daily
are asked to attend a meeting to
be held at 4:30 p.m. today in the
Publications Building, This is the.
last time at which women may try
out for the Women's Staff this

would look fetching under the spats
with a bright cuff doubled over the
Judging by the great number of
new saddle shoes walking around
campus since spring vacation, it
is evident that the student popula-
tion has found a year's vacation
sufficient to send them back to the
old faithfuls. It doesn't take any
mystic insight to predict their al-
most universal return, but rumor
has it that they are going to be
kept clean from now on if they
hope to remain the center of at-
Kerchiefs have come in for more
scathing criticism from the men than
any other single piece of wearing ap-
parel, but even the gals yho hated



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For April Showurs:
Our Officer's Coat
In Shining White
ST-NE OUT dull days on
campus in this trim trench
coat of Cravenetted gab-
ardine. Dazzling white
with resplendent gold but-
tons. So handsome it might
double for an evening coat!
P.S. justh arrived! More
of the popular "Pell-Mell"

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