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T- E M ICHM A TAT D A I IN

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Bazaar Editors
Announce New
...
Competition
Style Magazine To Offer $1Ob
Prize For Essay Or Short Story
To Be Feature Of August issue
Hgrper's Bazaar has set the door
of opportunity ajar for would-be lit-
erary lights with a writing contest for
college students. There is still time
for ambitious writers to submit en-
tries before the deadline June 6, the
editors announce.
Students may submit either an
essay or a short story, both of which
must be between 1200 and 3000 words
in length, and if a short story, there
is no subject limitation. The essay
should deal with a topic of interest
to Harper's Bazaar.
Editors' Suggestions
Some of the subjects'suggested by
the editors are particularly pertinent
to the college student and offer-un-
limited possibilities for original ideas:
attitude of your college toward the
war, changes in future plans brought
about by present conditions and
plans for the college of tomorrow.
The winning essay or story, judgedj
from the point of view of general
interest, subject, originality and
style, will be awarded a prize of $100
and will be published in the August
issue of Harper's-Bazaar, the right
of revision being reserved by the
edlitors.
To Discover Talent
Typewritten entries should be
mailed to Harper's .Bazaar Writing,
Contest, Harper's Bazaar, 572 Madi-
son Avenue, New Yorks
The contest is a chance for the
editors to discover new talent, while
for the fortunate Michigan student
it is an excellent opportunity to make

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One Hour Of Red Cross Work
Earns Thanks Of War Victims

Rival Fencing,
Golf Teams
Will Compete
Four Women Will Take Part
In Each Match Today; Golfers
Chosen From Campus Tourney
Fencing and golf competition will
be the order of the day starting
it 9:15 a.m. today when the Uni-
versity Women's golf team and fenc-
ng teams play those of Michigan
State and Ohio State.
Making those balls whiz down the
fairway at the University Golf Course
at the last official golf function of
the season, the new women's golf team
will compete with four members of
she teams of each of the other two
schools. Taking part will be the 1941
seam, recently announced by Virgtnia
Frey, '42, golf manager, which will
consist of Sally Sessions, '44, Ger-
trude Andresen, '42 Edith Longyear,
'42, and Miss Frey.
The new team was chosen after
an all campus tournament of two
rounds of 18 holes each, the scores
of which were turned in to Mrs. Han-
ley at Barbour Gymnasium. Substi-
tutes named to the new team are
Donelda Schaible, '42, Margary Alli-
son. '41, Nancy Stock, '43, and Flor-
ence McCracken.
At 9:30 a.m. today the fencing
competition will take place in the
fencing room at Barbour Gymnasium.
Those competing with the four-wo-
men teams of Michigan State and
Ohio State will be Doreen Voiles, '42,
Nan Church, '42, Mary Reichle, '43'
and Nancy Gossard, '41.
Both the golf and the fencing
matches will be followed by a lunch-
eon at the Union.

Formals, Dinner-Dances And Picnics
To Be Held By Sororities, Fraternities

Fraternities and sororities will pro- the chapter house. Mr. and Mrs. A. M.
ceed merrily on with festivities this Highley, Mrs. Irene B. Johnson, and

week. with Spring Formals contin-
uing tonight, and picnics extendingI
even to tomorrow.I
Acacia will present its Spring For-
mal from 9 p.m. to midnight at the
chapter house, Mr. and Mrs. C. R.
Pryce and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence
Enerson will act as chaperons.
Alpha Epsilon Phi will have a
dinner-dance from 7:45 p.m. to
midnight at the Farm Cupboard.
Chaperons will be Mr. and Mrs.
S., J. Bothman and Rabbi J. Co-
hen.
The. Alpha Lambda Spring Formal
will be held from 8 p.m. to midnight
at the Rackham Building. Mr .and
Mrs. W. J. Livingston- and Mr. and
Mrs. H. J. Lee have been invited
to chaperon.r
A Spring Formal from 9 p.m.
to midnight at the chapter house
is planned by Delta Gamma, with
Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Waterman and
Mrs. Ethel Page as chaperons.
Gamma Phi Beta will have a buffet
,upper from 10:30 p.m. to midnight
at the chapter house. Mrs. Martha
Wentworth and Miss Justine Went-
worth will chaperon.
Helen Newberry Residence will
present its spring dinner-dance
from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Resi-
dence. Chaperons will be Miss Ruth
1 anielsoi and Miss Caroline Scho-
ettker.
Kappa Alpha Theta will have its
Spring Formal, with dinner preced-
ing it from 7 p.m. to midnight┬░at

Mvrs. taul Kircher will chaperon.
j The Katherine Pickerill Coopera-
tive House will have an informal
dance from 9 p.m. to 12 .m. at
the house. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Graf
and Miss Adrienne Moran will be
chaperons.
Pi Beta Phi sororiO will present
its Spring Formal from 9 p.m. 'o
midnight at the Barton Hills Country
Club. Chaperoning the affair will be
Mr. and Mrs. George McCollum and
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Grove.
A picnic and dance from 3 p.m.
to 11 p.m. at the Saline Valley
Farms is planned by Williams
House. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Vaughn
Mrs. V. M. Harrvman, and Mr.
Peter Ostafin will be chaperons.
Zeta Tau Alpha will have its Spring
Formal from 9 p.m. to midnight at
the League, with Dr. and Mrs. A. R.

Hackett and Dr. and Mrs. E. W. Sink
chaperoning.
Sigma Nu fraternity is having an
informal radio dance from 9 p.m.
to midnight at the chapter house.
I Mrs. Harry B. Phelps will chaperon
the affair.
Alpha Phi Omega will have a pic-
nic from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. tomorrow
at the Island. Chaperons will be
Mr. L. A. Case and Mr. H. Fairbanks.
The Future Teachers of America
will also have a picnic tomorrow
from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the fire-
place on the Island. Dr. and Mrs.
Claude Eggertson will chaperon.
George Kiss, Grad, was elected
president of Le Cercle Francais at
a meeting held yesterday with
Richard Piccard, vice-president;
Elsie M. Jensen, '42, secretary,
and Marallyn J. MacRitchie, '43,
treasurer.

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road to literary fame.

Novel Designs
To Be Shown
In Shoe Styles
So your size fours (or eights) ar
itching for something new and dif-
ferent in the way of shoes to ador
them! Well, from the looks of things
the shoe designers haven't missed a
trick to please your taste.
We'l mention the spectator pumr
first because youve never seen suc
a variety of styles emerging frorr
the standard brown and white o
black and white, as there is forthis
summer. There are also beige anc
white, blue and white, and especially
new, attractive patent leather and
white, or if you want something really
novel, try that snappy combination
of white specs with snakeskin toes
and heels.
Variety In Design
Not only is there a variety in colors
but also in design this year! We've
seen specs with or without toes, and
on some of the newest ones, there's
a perky little bow to match the con-
trasting color, which you can put
on or take off at your heart's desire.
Now that we've covered the specs
we'll go onto some of the styles that
are making first appearances right
now. Fabric shoes, of course, are
up there in the running. There's an
especially smart pair of pumps made
up of beige rough fabric. Linen is
to be seen in all colors, but there's a
pair of red linen sandals we saw that
would take anybody's eye-they're
wedge-heeled, with latticed toes.
Mesh For Coolness
White mess fabric shoes look like
the 'best bet to keep your feet cool
and yet smart in the hot weather
that's coming; They come in san-
dals, pumps, oxfords, almost any style
you can mention, and they're comfort
plus. For anyone who desires the
latest in shoe modjes, there's an ultra-
sophisticated little pair of pumps
made of that transparent fabric
which looks like glass.
All Archers Urged
To Enter Tourneys
Ending Next Week
Michigan feminine archers are
handing in their scores this week for
the all-campus archery tournament,
being held through May 27.
At'the same time, these scores are
being marked up for the Telegraphic
Intercollegiate Archery tournament
and will be telegraphed in May 27.
The highest scores turned in to date
are 405 by Nancy Bercaw, '43Ed, and
250 by Arlene Helliesen, '42Ed. #
Eleanor Gray, 43, archery man-
ager, urges all girls interested in
archery to enter the tournament.
tach contestant may shoot as many
rounds as she wishes. The highest
score for a Columbia round will de-
termine te winner. Targets are set
up at 9 a.m. each morning and may
be used at any time during the day
except between 3:20 p.m. and 4:30
p.m.
Phi Eta Sigma Elects
Herbert S. Heavenrich, Jr., '44E,

JIMMY HAMMOND
Every minute counts a lot,
You don't have to be right on the dot,
Anytime from one to five,
Will help keep someone else alive!
The place is the WAB and the
activity is not only worth while but
vital-Red Cross work. Clothes of
the type pictured above, worn by
Jimmy Hammond, 6, and Eileen Tait,
13, both of Ain Arbor, are being made
in the student workroom every Sat-
urday.
Skill is not essential, stressed Pat
Stelle, '43, who is in charge of the
campus unit. All that is needed is

-Courtesy Ann Arbor News
EILEEN TAIT
a very minimum of sewing knowledge,
such as basting and hemming, and
if the women don't know how, it
won-t take long to teach them.
Maroon woolen dresses are the
major project now, said Miss Stelle.
They are very easy to0 make, and
anyone can learn the simple steps in
dessmaking.
The help of every person is needed
greatly, and even if only a minute
or two can be spared, the campus Red
Cross unit will appreciate it greatly,
and the war victims of Great Britain
and Europe will appreciate it much
more.

Impertinent Petitioner Puzzles
And Amuses Judiciary Council

Fairly Normal Life Continues
In Midst Of War, Letter Says

By LOIS SHAPIRO

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A second letter, written in April,
came the other day from Dorothy
Diamond in England. It had been
opened by examiner 6395.
"At the moment," she says, "I'm
(thoroughly enjoying life. It takes con-
ditions like those under which we are
at present living to make one realize
just how adaptable man is. Just like
you, at one time I would never have
thought it possible to lead a fairly
normal life with such devastation
always imminent; yet there are days
when the war can almost be forgot-
ten were it not for the black-outs.
Describes.War Days
To us, here in America, certainly
her description of the first few days
at war would be interesting. "The
first few days of war have impressed
themselves in my memory, never to
be forgotten. They seem to be full
o flurry and calm, anticipation and
fear and wonder. My elder brother,
Roland, was full of patriotism and the
longing to do something active. He
had, joined the Territorials and has
been spending two nights a week
training so he is already a well-
trained soldier."
The dinner table that night had
shrunk to a bare four, for they had
packed the younger brother and sis-
ter off to the country where arrange-
ments had been made for the schools
to function and Roland had been
called.
First Impressions
Dorothy tells her first impression
of the black-out in these words: "I
had arranged to go to the Shake-,
speare memorial theatre at Stratford-
on-a-von to see "The Tempest." When
we came out of the theatre every-
thing was in complete darkness -
no one had thought to bring torches!
It seemed almost uncanny, as we
drove along miles of country lanes
not to see the usually brightly lit
windows of the farms and cottages."
Her recreation was most striking

when England declared war. "I shall
never forget the shiver that ran down
my spine when I heard the Prime
Minister say the actual words, 'we are
at war!' I felt that I had to find
out that everything was still O.K. at
home, although I knew perfectly well
that nothing could have happened.
I was surprised to find that the
streets and roads looked just the same
and that people were walking about
just as though such a momentous
thing had not taken place.
Dorothy celebrated her 21st birth-
day in March, but she says that any
big celebration will have to be post-
poned until after the war, and since
Roland's 21st birthday was just after
the outbreak of the war, Dorothy
says, "we've decided to have a really
big double affair after the war even
if we are middle-aged!"

By MARGARET AVERY
The petition was outstanding in
the eyes of Lorraine Judson, '43, of
Judiciary Council. "Roberta Shedd"
was the name penciled in the upper
corner.
Scribbling carelessly in the various
blanks, Miss Shedd had continued
with her various qualifications. She
had, she declared, a C to D scholas-
tic average and was queen of the
May in high school.
Sketches Cartoon
The petition suggested, "If you
have not enough room write on the
back of the sheet." "O.K.," retorted
Roberta and turned the sheet over to
draw a grinning cartoon with the la-
bel, "My boyfriend, Joe Gooch, and
how happy he'll be if I get this ap-
pointment."
The petition was, in short, every-
thing that a petition should not be,
including late. And true to her form
as the typical unpopular petitioner,
"Miss" Shedd waited until the last
few minutes of the last day of inter-
viewing.
Roberta Interviews
Then to the amazement of all,
including Jane Baits, '42, head of ,
Judiciary Council, Bob Shedd, alias
"Roberta," minced nervously in. He
took a chair before it was offered
him, and asked in a high falsetto, as
he set about to break all the rules of
interviewing etiquette, "Ja mind if I
smoke?" Without awaiting an an-
swer he lit a cigarette.
The first thing Miss Baits asked
for, when she recovered from sur-

prise, was his eligibility card. "Oh,
sure!" giggled Shedd, but after a
fruitless search thu dtheuthick pile
of papers on his lap-which he con-
tinuously dropped on the floor, said,
"I guess I forgot it. But I'm awfully
eligible! "
Shedd Sheds Tears
When asked what his ideas were,
"Miss" Shedd said, "I think we
should have May dances," although
the suggestion was entirely irrele-
vant to the position in question. No
amount of tactful explanation would
convince him of the impracticality
of his suggestion. "And I think the
League should cooperate more with
the Union, and I think-" he went
on stubbornly, explaining his the-
ories.
Judiciary Council tried to urge
"Miss" Shedd to go. Their time had
extended far over bounds. His lips
trembled and he nearly burst into
tears, but finally consented to force-
ful evacuation.
After he had left, the council con-
ferred awhile on his qualifications
for a League position. It was de-
cided, then, that he would make a
fair chairman of entertainment for
the Judiciary Council. But as an
example of all the interviewing
"don'ts" in action he was worthy of
framing.

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