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Panhe lenic Com
Martha Cook To Commemorate
Opening ByAnniversaryJubilee
Hundreds of women from varinus r

Banquet, Bal




Journalist Dorothy Thompson,

Positions Open Ruth Draper Interesting Study

states in the union who have lived
in the Martha Cook dormitory for
women, will celebrate the "Silver
Jubilee," twenty-fifth anniversary
of the dormitory's opening, with a
tea and banquet October 12 in the
Dormitory and in the Michigan,
League ballroom.
The affair is being arranged by
Mrs. Leona B. Diekema, present so-
cial director of the house, Miss Thel-
ma James, of Wayne University,
president of the Detroit Alumnae
Board of Directors and the present
Board of Governors. Mrs. Diekema
and the present residents of the
building will be hostesses at a tea
from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Speakers To Be Feature
The banquet at 7 p.m. in the ball-
room of the Michigan League, will
feature prominent alumnae speakers.
A fashion show, arranged by Mrs.
Douglas Woughter, of Detroit, will


present J-Hop costumes and other
apparel of the twenty-five year per-
iod that the Cook dormitory has been
serving University women.
A special newspaper, compiled by
Mrs. Edward O'Donnell and Miss
Doris Campbell, of Detroit, will in-
clude information gleaned from more
than four thousand residents of Mar-
that Cook, information which in-
cludes news from cities in war-torn
France, England, Poland, Holland,
Japan, China and Turkey.
Building Was Gift
Martha Cook Building was the
:irst of the generous gifts of William
C. Cook to the University. The dor-
nitory was presented in honor of
-is mother, Martha, whose portrait
fangs in the building.
Reservations may be made for the
ailver Jubilee by writing to the Mar-
ha Cook Building or to Mrs. Harte
n. Deming, publicity chairman, 10303
Beaconsfield, Detroit.

Fall Classes Now Forming
Ballroom, Tap, Acrobatic, Ballet 9
Children, Junior High Students
and Adults.
Phone 8066 603 East Liberty
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For Applicants
Sophomores, Juniors Eligible
For Chairmanships; Interviews,
Will Be Held Thursday, Friday
Beginning earlier than in previous
years, petitioning for Panhellenic
Banquet, which will be held Monday
October 28, and for Panhellenic Ball,
which will be held on Friday. Decem-
ber 6, will open today and will con-
tinue until 5:00 p.m. Wednesday.
Annabel Van Winkle, '41, president
of Panhellenic, announced yesterday.
In order to give underclassmen an
opportunity to get started in League
activities, graduating seniors will be
excluded from petitioning. Women
eligible for positions on the central
committee will include the sopho-
more and junior delegates from each
house and two or three other women
of each sorority's own choice.
Special Interests Shown
Because petitioning and inter-
viewing for both the banquetsand
the ball will be held at the same
time, it will be necessary for each
woman to specify in which activity
she is interested in working.
Interviewing for Banquet positions
will be held from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
on Thursday and Friday of next
week. The positions will be an-
nounced for the banquet the follow-
ing Sunday in The Daily.
Central Positions Open
Central committee positions for
the banquet include: general chair-
man and chairmen of menu, pro-
gram, tickets, music, decorations and
patrons committees. Ball commit-
tee chairmanships include: general
chairman and chairmen of tickets
and patrons committees. Co-chair-
men of decorations and chairmen
of the publicity, ballroom, music and
favors committees will be chosen at
the same time.
Positions for the Panhellenic Ball
will be announced at a later date.
As in the past, petitions should be
handed in at the Undergraduate Of-
fiee of the League.
Second Mixer
W i I Be Today

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It would take a tedious search to
find two women who occupy moret
distant points on the scale of fem-
inine types than Dorothy Thompsont
and Ruth Draper.
Miss Thompson, who will speak
here Nov. 29 as a part of the regular
lecture series, frankly admits that
wromen all too often bore and event
irritate her. Their minds are usually
too absorbed with petty details to1
be well-informed on any large scope
of events.
Understands Women{
On the other hand, Miss Drapert
understands women so thoroughlys
that she cannot only write a few
lines and have a woman's whole
personality sharply defined, but also
speak the lines, with a few clever
gestures, so that the woman pctured
is living and breathing before even
the most unresponsive of audiences.
Perhaps the fact that Miss Thomp-
son was the brilliant, energetic and
somewhat repressed daughter' of a
minister might account for her feel-
ing to some degree. In another type
of girl, a life filled with meetings of
the ladies' guild, and ruled by the
hawk eye of public opinion would
have produced a sweet, feminine,
demure creature. But not the
Thompson girl.
Left Home Early
Instead she left dome" as soon as
she could after several unsuccessful
attempts before she was five years
old. Could it have been a slight re-
sentment of her sex that perversely
induced her to dive head firsr jmno
the woman suffrage movement? Or
perhaps she was sincerely fighting
for our side.

Years of batting around Europe,
meeting the great minds abroad, ex-
changing news slants with the top
foreign correspondents of home
newspapers were probably direct
steps to her present respect of mas-
culine directness and lack of preju-
Aside from the fact that Miss
Draper's mother had some dramatic
talent, her uncanny ability to re-
flect all sides of the feminine na-
ture with amazing sympathy is a
quality that is innate and as natural
as breathing to her. She portrays
the utter silliness of a debutante
with a richness of comprehension
that leaves no room for the sketch
to shade into a cruel satiric charac-

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Outdoor Roller Skating
Tour Of Town, University;
To Be Conducted SundayI
A "Cook's Tour" on roller skates
will show freshmen the high spots
of the University and of Ann Arbor
at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, starting from
the WAB.
Gertrude Inwood, '43, president of
the Outdoor Club, Marian Bale, '41,
assistant, and Miss Kremers, faculty
adviser, will conduct the trip which
is open to all students.
Refreshments will be served and
all those who wish these refresh-
mnents must deliver ten cents to Miss
Inwood by 6:30 p.m. tomorrow.
Miss Inwood also requested that
all interested in the trip sign up on
the WAB bulletin board as soon as
possible. Skates may be rented for
ten cents at the WAB for those who
have not a pair with them.

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AS EXCITING as touchdown dashes
are these new campus casuals! The
straight lines of the jackets are bor-
rowed from the best of men's styles.
We've even taken over their soft
camel's hair and jaunty tweeds in
suits and skirts.
SUITS . . . $19.95

At 3:30 P.M. In League
Bill Gail and his orchestra and a
special dance demonstration will be
the features of the second freshman
miver to be held from 3:30 p.m. to
5:30 p.m. today in the League Ball-
This second contingent of fresh-
man men and women who will at-
tend today's dance will also be en-
tertained by a program especially
designed to feature the "mixer" idea.
Tickets handed out during Orienta-
tion Week by freshman advisers will
be necessary for admittance to the
The special feature of the after-
noon, a demonstration of the Conga,
will be presented by Jane Connell,
'42, Dick Strain, '42, Claire Reed-
Hill, '42, and Bob Shedd, '42. The
co-chairmen of both the mixers are
Virginia Osgood, '41, and Margaret
Hubbard, '41, representing the
League, and Dick Strain, '42, and
Dick Scherling, representing the
Students To Be Guests
At Newman Club Mixer
Students of St. Mary's Chapel and
all other Catholic students will be
guests of honor at a mixer to be
held at 8 p.m. today by the Newman
Club in the chapel club rooms.
Hostesses will be present to wel-
come club members and any new-
comers who attend. Dancing and
games will be among the amusements
of the evening. Catholic students
may join the Newman Club by mere-
ay requesting membership. The open-
ing club meeting will be held at 4
p.m. Sunday when plans for the
coming year will be discussed.

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It's fleece was white as snow.
And everywhere that Mary went
The lamb was sure to go."

LIKE Mary's lamb, our curly
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go everywhere with you ...
from the State game, to
classes, to J-Hop.

Matching inttens $3.95

NOTHING could be newer than this
season's combinations of longer
jackets and shorter, straighter skirts.
In plaids and plain colors, you can
mix them or match them - add a
soft shetland sweater and you have
several outfits perfect for all-campus
JACKES ... $12.95
SKIRTS . . $2.95 - 10.95
SWEATERS ... 82 - 10.95

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