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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

iTJNo ?iY, bN®1fIBER 17, 1940

Frances
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"Portrait of a Student Studying
for a Midsemester"
(otherwise known as "The Ravin ')
(Ed. Note: Po' Mr. Poe)
I
Once upon a midnight dreary
While I pondered weak and wary
Over many a quaint and furious
volume of forgotten lore-
While I nodded nearly napping,
Suddenly there came a tapping,
As of someone gently rapping,
Rapping at my chamber door.
"'Tis some visitor," I stuttered,
"Slapping at my chamber door.
Only this and heaven, too."j
III
Ah, distinctly I remember
It was in the bleak-my God! it's cold.
(Sorry, folks, we have to skip this
next line-no embers in the dormitory
rooms.)
Eagerly! I wished the morrow;
Vainly I had sought to borrow
Someone's notes to ease my sorrow;
But this rare and radiant maiden who
had known me from before-
Blameless here forever more-
Quote quite firmly "nevermore!"
III
And the silken, sad, uncertain rust-
ling of each burlap curtain
Chilled me-filled me with fantastic
terrors never felt before-
So that now, to still the beating
Of my heart I stood repeating-(over
some benzebrine sulphate)-
"Two times two is always four."
IV
Presently my breath grew stronger;
Hesitating then no longer,
"Sir," (I hoped!) or Madame, (as the
case may be)
Truly your forgiveness I implore.

Patters on

Is

Winner Of

1940

JOP Script Contest

Scarves Serve.
Practical And
Qay Purposes
Scarves are back! Plaids, plains,
prints! Triangular, square, oblong!
Big and little, light and dark, gay
and giddy, soft and ummm!! They,
come in a variety of shapes and
colors both for head and neck wear.
This variety of style and colors makes
them serviceable for all occasions.
The cowboy style has returned; for
coeds are again wearing their gayly
colored triangles looped through a
bone or metal ring a la Texas. Con-
trasting scarves "dress up" plain
coats and self-material scarves are
being shown with winter coats and
wool dresses. For classic blackssome-
one has contributed the idea of roll-
ing a triangle into a tube which is
crossed in front and fastened on the
ends with brilliantly colored clips.
Several small silk scarves of varying
hues tied together also make an ef-
fective combination to a dark wool
dress.
Scarves serve a practical use in
keeping that new hair-do in place
while it dries as well as in offering
protection from the weather. A fluffy
wool plaid in maize and blue is a col-
legiate idea for a football game.-
But the fact is I was singinga
And the carillon was ringing
And my roomate she was swinging
From the ceiling to the floor.
(Circus managers: Attention)
Here I opened wide the door.
Quoth the heckler, "Any food?"
"No," I said, "I'm on a diet."

Prize Drama
Has Modern
Greek Setting
Satirical Modern Comedy Takes
Off On War; Provides Many
Interesting Sets, Costumes
(Continued from Page 1)
year's 'Ensian. Miss Patterson was
one of the women whose photographs
appeared in the section refuting the
worn-out theme, "Four out of Five,"
from the Mimes Production of last
year.
Miss Patterson has been very ac-
tive on campus the two years that
she has been here. Besides writing
for Perspectives and appearing in
Play Production's "Julius Caesar" and
the Dramatic Season's "The World
We Make," she has been a member of
the editorial staff of T e Daily, a
member of the make-up committee
for last year's JGP, "Iigh-Falutin'!",
and has worked on League commit-
tees. Along with her knack of turn-
ing out punch lines and her drama-
tic ability, Miss Patterson also does
a talented job of painting.
Uses Grecian Setting
The play is a modern musical com-
edy with a Greek background, from
the period of Socrates. Grebian set-
tings will provide a beautiful oppor-
tunity to play up sets, lighting and
costumes. Simplicity 'and symmetry
will be the keynote of the sets.
In the story itself will be found
a light satire on the utter futility and
foolishness of war. However, this will
be nicely overlaid with songs and
dances, so don't expect to see the play
for its little lessons in pacifism alone.
Courses Aided Writing
Courses in play writing and set de-
signing proved very valuable to Miss
Patterson, to say nothing of the fact
that she is an English composition
major. She lives in Bay City, and is
a member of Delta Delta Delta.
-Looking rather blank at first at the
mention of the $100 which was the
award for the winning play, Miss
Patterson laughed. "Oh, that! I'm
going to spend it the first rainy day
that comes along." And Ann Arbor
weather being what it is, she can
hardly be accused of hoarding. "Con-
fidentially," she added, "I'd rather
act in a play than write one."
Decorators Wanted
Any women who would care to assist
the Panhellenic Ball Decorations com-
mittee are asked to report to Suite II
of the League at any available time,
Virginia Alfvin, '42, chairman, has an-
nounced.

New Contrasts Featured

Committees
Are Appointed
To J -Hop Work
New Improvements Expected;
Checking Room Confusion And
'Al Night Watch' Omitted
Pledging itself to improvements in
management of tickets. booths, and
checking rooms, the 1941 J-Hop com-
mittee apportioned the dance posi-
tions among its members, Lee Perry,
general chairman, announced yes-
terday.
Richard Arbuckle. in handling the
oublicity, will be assisted by Daniel
Hluyett, Robert Fowler, Warren R.
King, Ralph Mitchell, John Averill,.
and Rae Gustafson. Ticket arrange-
ments will come under the jurisdic-
tion of Paul Sampson. who will be
aided by Al Schinderle, Lloyd Gibbs,
Jerald Rosensweig. John Shields
and Bill Irwin.;
Phyllis Waters, music chairman,
will have as her assistants Webb
Cook, Louise Keatley, Betty Fariss,
and Wilbur Wallace. Decorations,
han dled by Bruce Hartwick, will
also be considered by Phoebe Powers,
Dorothy Walker, Emily Root, and
Phelps Hines. Francis Aaronson will
make arrangements for programs
and favors.
,Robert Collins and Sidney Aron-
;on, co-chairmen of Booths Commit-
ee, will be helped by Ray Mattern.
Dick Coe, Robert Titus and John
Stewart. Assisting Carolyn Denfield,
and Lou Carpenter, co-chairmen of
.he Patrons Committee, will be Mary
Beatty. Jan Benson, Barbara Eckert,
Margaret Dodge, Harlin Frauman,
Marny Gardner, Kay Gladding, Mar-
;aret Hadsell, and Arthur Marian.
.James Rossman and S. Che Tang
will be co-chairmen of Buildings
committee, while Jeanne Goudy will
lct as secretary.
Among the improvements which
will be carried out are the elimina-
ion of the "all night watch" on
:icket lines, for fairer and easier
listribution, and the abolishment of
he confusion and long waits for
checking room accommodations.

Unbeaten Teams
Gain Momentum
In Volleyball Tilts
The battle of the houses continues
as nine more groups are nearerthe
goal of the intramural volleyball
championship of 1840.
Mosher Jordan took a ten-point
lead over Betsy Barbour Tuesday to
win 39-29, while Zone I defaulted to
Delta Delta Delta Tuesday, giving
that house a one-point victory. Helen
Newberry battled a close game with
Stockwell Hall, winning by the slight
margin of two points, 22-20.
Alpha Xi Delta gave Zone VI a
one point telling score by default'
Wednesday, while Chi Omega beat!
Alpha Phi, 40-12, and Delta Gamma
tied Alpha Delta Pi 21-21 the same
day.
31-28 was the score by which Jor-
dan Hall eliminated Kappa Delta
from the tournament Thursday, as
Alpha Chi Omega trounced Zeta Tau
Alpha 49-16 that afternoon.
Martha Cook took over, Kappa
Kappa Gamma Friday to the, tune
of 37-26.
To Hold Faculty Tea
Alpha Chi Omega will hold a faculty
tea today from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

WAA SPORTS SCHEDULE
Modern Dance: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday
at Barbour Gymnnasiumj.
Ballet Club: Spanish dancing at
4:15 p.m. Tuesday; ballet tech-
nique at 4:15 p.m. Friday. both
at Barbour Gymnasium.
Intramural Volleyball: At 4:30
p.m. Monday, class on courts;
at 5:10 p.m. Monday, Alpha
Omicron Pi vs. Collegiate Sor-
osis; Delta Gamma vs. Alpha
Delta Pi. At 4:30 p.m. Tuesday,
Alpha Omicron Pi vs. Phi Sig-
ma Sigma; Mosher Hall vs.
Zone II. At 5:10 p.m. Tuesday,
Alpha Chi Omega vs. Jordan
Hall; Kappa Alpha. Theta vs.
Chi Omega.
Crop and Saddle: 4:15 p.m.
Wednesday at Barbour Gym-
nasium.
Fencing: There will be a meeting
at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Barbour
Gymnasium.

Council

I nterviews

Women who have petitioned for
orientation chairmanships for next
year may expect to be called by some
member of the Judiciary Committee
of the League to make an appoint-
ment for their interview.

Show Your Thanks
- 9
This Thanksgiving
#WKY NOT take home a gift with you ,
this Thanksgiving and show your mother
you really are thankful for all she's
3 done for you? A set of towels, linen
napkins, handkerchiefs, or - our bridge
' "- and luncheon sets are sure to afford her
sr4 a pleasant surprise and will be greatly
appreciated.
a Alwayreasonably priced"
GAGE LINEN SIHEOP
10 NICKELS ARCADE
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Michener-Walden
Nuptials Announced
Mr. and Mrs. John E. Crowell of
Walden, N.Y., announce the marriage
of their daughter, Katheryn, to Mr.
Lawrence Robert Michener, '39, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Everett L. Mich-
ener of Bay City, Nov. 9 at the Shaw-
augunk Dutch Reform Church.
The bride was graduated from St.
Petersburg Junior College, Albany
State College and received her Mas-
ter of Arts degree at the University.
Mr. Michener was affiliated with
Hermitage fraternity here.

Dutch Girl Cap
2.95
PULL IT ON the back of your
curls to wear with everything
from skating outfits to date
dresses. A winsome flatterer
crocheted of velvety chenille in
red, baby blue, aqua, dubonnet,
brown, white.

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Calling All
Skiers., Snow Fans!
Winter Sportsters!

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Maybe you can't do a Christiana, but who
cares? Skiing is fun, and it's fast becoming
America's favorite sport. Take our word for
it - the correct clothes do count - profes-
sionally styled to make you feel and look better,
and they'll even help you ski better.
For style and comfort you can't beat gabar-
dine or Kodiak Koth, lamb or wool-lined, and
with fur-trimmed hoods to keep out the
breezes.. Or maybe you want a separate wool
jacket with your skating skirt. Better start
your warming up now at Collins!
P.S. We have red knitted Woolies
to wear under your ski suits
and skating clothes! -

LOVELY PROM
TROTTERS
that emerge
as
winter's
evening
, .:im peratives !
Evening Wraps. . from $7.95
Evening Bags
and Jewelry . . from $1.00
Bunny Fur Mitts . . at $1.95
EVENING DRESSES. . . that are catch-alts for moonlight
and compliments. Extravaganzas in etherial net, slender sleek
crepes and jerseys, graceful bouffants. Sizes 10 to 44.
Priced anywhere from
S$14.95to $39.95
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Baby Pants
2.00
OF RAYON SILK. See the
lace ruffles, the little ribbon
bows, the rows of light
elastic shirring for skin-
tight fit. In tearose, white
and black.

All Winter Favorite!
Our
BASIC REEFER
OF All Wool Tweed
Specially Priced
ITS SLEEK LINES a perfect back-
ground for lapel gadgets and be-
furred accessories. In your fav-
orite silhouette, with broad
shoulders and full, flared skirt
accenting a tiny waist. Warmly
interlined. Black, wine, brown.
Sizes 10 to 20.
Wooly Mopasins
1.19

WHIMSIcAL SOCKS to keep toes
cosy in drafty dorms. Fringed
dust-mop soles. In all navy or
white, beige, green or yellow
with red, blue, green or brown.

2-Piece Suits . . . 12.95 to 19.95

Separate Jackets

. . 8.95 to 14.95

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