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Children's

Theatre Play

To Be Given Friday

And Saturday

Colonial Story
About Children
To Be Enacted
Box Office Will Be Open
All Week For Season
Or Single Admissions
The story of the children of the
American Revolution will be brought
to Ann Arbor audiences this week-
end when the curtain rises on "Child-
ren, 1777," second play in the current
Chdren's Theatre series. Perfor-
mances will be held at 3:30 p.m. Fri-
day and 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Sat-
urday in the Lydia Mendelssohn The-
atre of the League.
The plot of the play centers around
a group of children of the American
colonies, some from the immediate
neighborhood, one a trapper's son,
one a Quaker, some Tory refugees,
who are all striving to stay hidden
together in an old farmhouse near
the scene of the battle of Saratoga.
During the course of the play, an
American scout and a British officer
are in the house at the same time, a
situation which calls forth all the
ingenuity of the youngsters as well
as that of "Aunt Polly," a Tory refu-
gee who finds it necessary to flirt
with the officer to keep his attention
while the children get the scout out
of the house.
Cast Is Announced
Taking the roles of Miss Polly and
Captain Chauncy are Mary Ellen
Wheeler, '41, and William Mills, '41,
respectively. Adult parts Silas and
Scott will be played by Justina Fair-
banks, and Edward Davis.
Other members of the cast include
Jim Stephenson, '43, Alf; John Hath-
away, Steve; Molly Wilson, Mary;
Bruce Allen, Bill; Dude Stephenson,
Joe; Dick Hager, Simon; Virgil Fair-
Banks, Pete; Dorothy Dice, Gloria;
Portia Middlesworth, Olive; Margot
Eschelbacher, Gretchen; Nancy Cory,
Corina; and Barbara Allen, Georgia,
all of whom take the parts of the
children.
Box Office Is Open
The box office of the Lydia Men-
delssohn Theatre, director Richard
McKelvey announced, will be open
for sales from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. every
day this week. Season tickets for this
and the other two plays, "Hansel
and Gretel," and "Alladin" to be pre-
sented this month and next are still
available as well as single admission
tickets. Season ticket holders are re-
minded that they must call for seat
reservation before each play.
Rehearsals for "Children, 1777"
which was cast at the beginning of
the Christmas holidays, have been
going oi every day thoughout the va-
cation period.
Archduke To Visit
Michigan Campus
With Brother, Aide
(Continued from Page 1),
and completed arrangements for the
current three-day visit.
Archduke Otto is the older brother
of Archduke Felix who was lecturer
in the Oratorical Lecture Series Nov.
11. He is the son of Charles IV, last
emperor of Austria and King of Hun-
gary, who lost his throne after the
last World War.
After Charles died the family went
to Spain as the guests of King Al-
fonso, but when the revolution came
they went to Belgium as the guests
of King Leopold. They remained in
Belgium until Hitler came into power
and took over Belgium.

The royal family cane to America
and is 'now living in Canada where
Archduke Rudolf goes to the Uni-
versity of Quebec. Otto was a stu-;
dent of Louvain where he received
his Ph.D. in Political Science.

Everett Hoagland's Orchestra
Will Play For Engineering Ball
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One Of Nation's Youngest
Band Leaders Has Had
Interesting Career
"Music Designed For Dancing" will
arrive in Ann Arbor next week in the
persons of Everett Hoagland and his
Orchestra to furnish the music for
the Engineering Council's annual
winter Engineering Ball from 9 p.m.
to 1 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17 in the Union
Ballroom.
Tickets for the dance are being
sold from 8 a.m. to noon and from
1 p.m. to 4 p.m. today in the lobby
of the East Engineering Building and
on the second floor above the Aich
in the West Engineering Building.
Tomorrow tickets will also be avail-
able in the Union.
Hoagland, who is one of the young-
est band leaders in the country, is
well-known for his extensive musical
background which, it is said, is rare-
ly equalled among the modern day
dance maestros.
Studied Music at Six
His musical education began at the
age of six when he was a student suc-
cessively of the piano, violin, trumpet,
saxophone, clarinet and oboe. He
topped this off with a study of ar-
ranging and composition at the Con-
Sequins Lenad
Sophistication-
And Glamour
"One little, two little, three little
sequins" may not look like very much
when alone, but put a lot of them to-
gether and you have a glittering,
dazzling creation to suit the heart of
any "femme fatale," and the same
thing goes for beads and the vari-
colored paillettes to be seen on so
many formal clohtes this season.
There's one stunning dinner dress
with a dark, slim skirt topped by a
riot of color in a sequin-banded bo-
dice and it has sleeves, elbow-length,
of the same color and material as the
skirt. Those more and more popu-
lar paillettes come into the limelight
now in a black dinner dress of alter-
nated bands of paillettes and black
crepe sweeping from the neckline to
the hem in an ultra-sophisticated'cre-
ation. '
Formal clothes and dinner dresses
seem to have more or less of a mono-
poly on this form of decoration and
there are certainly some striking out-
fits 'glimmering and shining around.
For the individual who likes to startle
her friends into admiration with that
indefinable something she attains by
wearing the newest and most unusual
in the fashion-world, there's a lus-
cious floor-length pinafore entirely
of coal-black paillettes shining de-
lectably over a lace blouse with huge
sleeves. Oh yes, and the skirt of the
pinafore is slyly slit from the hem
to about the middle of the legs on
both sides.
Even though black is tops for so-
phisticates here's a number in white
to make any clothes-lover's mind
wander. It's a draped white wool
evening dress with a girdle and wide
front panel of crystal beads and dead-
white paillettes. The bodice is simple
and on Grecian lines and the skirt is
full and shimmering with what look
like a million diamonds. There's
another evening creation of pink jer-
sey with a jacket of black wool garn-
ished with pink sequins and pearls
and it really fits that descriptive slang
word, "lush."
We can't help mentioning another
smooth number in black made to wear
over a slinky evening dress. It's a
sleeveless jersey of chenille dotted
with pieces of jet, which is another
ever-more-popular added attraction.

EVERETT HOAGLAND
servatory of Music at the University
'of Southern California.
Before forming his own band,
Hoagland played with orchestras in
several Los Angeles Theatres and the
Ambassador Hotel and Montmarte
Cafe in Hollywood. He later became
head of the musical department at
RKO studios.
Hoagland opened his first series
of band engagements with his own
orchestra at the Publix Theatres
which was soon followed by appear-
ances in the largest hotels in Texas.
Returning to Los Angeles he replaced
George Olsen's band at the latter's
club.
Recently Toured Theatres
More recently the young conductor
has toured many of the nation's
"first-run" theatres including the
Fox in Detroit; the Earle in Wash-
ington; the Stanley in Pittsburgh,
and the Earle in Philadelphia.
Among the hotels in which Hoag-'
land has played are the Waldorf-
Astoria in New York where he fol-
lowed Benny Goodman; the Ritz-
Carlton in Boston; the Baker Hotel
in Dallas; the Cleveland Hotel in
Cleveland, and the Rice Hotel in
Houston.
Featured with the orchestra will
be Don Burke, whose voice, critics
claim, resembles that of Bing Crosby.
The young vocalist has been heard on
most of Hoagland's coast-to-coast
broadcasts over the CBS and Mutual
networks.

'Hustle' Hosts
And Hostesses
Are Announced
Women Will Wear Milk
Bottle Pins; Miniature
Lapel Flasks For Men
Hosts and hostesses have been sel-
ected to keep the ice-packs in place
at the "Hangover Hustle" from 3:30
p.m. to 5:30 p.m. tomorrow in the
large ballrooom of the Union.-
Wearing miniature milk bottle pins
to identify them will be hostesses
Claire Reed-Hill, '42, Betty Whitely,
'42, Elizdjeth Gram, '43, Margaret
Dodge, '42, Lois Basse, '42, Mary E.
Brown, '43, Peggy Ihling, '43, Jane
Hyde, '43, Mary Dick Holcomb, '41,
Barbara DeFries, '43, Carolyn Den-
field, '42, Olga Gruzhit, '43, Agnes
Crow, '42, Helen Rhodes, '42, and
Ruth Basye, '42.
Hostesses Are Listed
Completing the hostess list are
Priscilla Behr, '42, Mary June Has-
triter, '44, Marney Gardner, '42, Bar-
bara Clark, '42, Jane Graham, '43,
Virginia Helholtz, '41, Bonnie Low-
den, '43, Lou Carpenter, '42, Dorothy
Trump, '42, Mildred Radford, '42,
Margot Thom, '42, Virginia Morse,
'42, Ann McNeil, '42, Lee Hardy, '41,
Marjory Killins, '43, Mary Hayden,
'42, Anita Alexander, '44, Pat Lewis,
'44, Joan Clement, '43, and Ruth
Gram, '43.
The hosts will be wearing small
whisky bottles in their lapels. They
are Bill Slocum, '42, Bob Shedd, '42,
Jack Grady, '42, Doug Gould, '41,
Murray Markland, '43, Jim Edmunds,
'43, Bill Schoedinger, '43, Buel Morley,
'43, Bob Crane, '41, Dick Scherling,
'42, Henry Firding, '42, Don West,
'43, Dick Northrop, '43, Bob Erhlich,
'43, John Ehlers, '43, Ben Douglas,
'43, Pat Hoepper, '42, Hubert Weid-
man, '41, and Chan Pinney, '41.
Gordon Hardy To Play
Concluding the list are R. Craig
Barlow, '43, Marc Crapsey, '43, Bob
Sibley, '42, Bob Titus, '42, Chuck
Holton, '41, Bud Vedder, '41, and
Art Marion, '42.
Gordon Hardy's orchestra will fur-
nish the music for the dance. Men
may get tickets for the dance at the
door or from members of the Union
staff. There will be a charge of 25
cents; women are to be guests of the
Union.

1 newialE resiienit Rosevelt to her1

English I course, Katherine Ras-
quin, '44, said that she has never
regretted giving up her position as
personal secretary to the president
of the National Foundation for In-
fantile Paralysis to become one of
the 2,000 freshmen at Michigan this
semester.
Miss Rasquin was the first em-
ploye in the New York City office of
the Foundation when it was organ-
ized by Basil O'Connor, former law
partner of President. Roosevelt, in
November, 1938. Recipient of many
funds including the money gained
from the annual President's Birth-
day Ball to be held the end of this
month, the main purpose of the or-
!ganization, Miss Rasquin pointed
out, is to conduct investigations to
determine the causes of infantile
paralysis, to seek the means of pre-
vention and then to alleviate con-
ditions in stricken areas.

crippling of those unfortunately af-
flicted with it," the blonde, youthful
ex-executive said.
"The Foundation has grown so
rapidly during its first two years in
existence, that in case of an emer-I
gency, it is able to rush splints or
respirators to any section of the
country within one day", Miss Ras-
quin disclosed.
College Is Necessary For Her
Asked why she left such a fascin-
ating job to take up her studies at
the University, Miss Rasquin unhesi-
tatingly replied, "I felt I wanted to
do something big for the Founda-
tion, and without the cultural back-
ground that college would give me
I wouldn't be able to fulfill my de-
sire."
The "biggest kick" she informed
me that she has received thus far
on campus was back in November
when the Men's Glee Club serenaded

New Student Gives Up National
Executive Position For College
By RhODA LEISHINE Trying To Prevent Disease
Bubbling over with an enthusias- "Until the time when we find the
tic interest as she mentioned every- cause of the disease, the Foundation
thing from her personal acquaint- is working on ways to prevent the
--1 P 1-1- ~- A.-.+1)-,.-4.4-1..

ASSEMBLY BOARD TO MEET
Members of the .Assemnbly Board
will hold their wveekly mneeting at
4:30 p.m. today in the League in-
stead of at the usual time. 4:30
p.m. tomorrow.
Stockwell Hall where she lives. "Per-
haps that is most near the typical
college life that I had always im-
agined I was missing while working
in New York."
"No matter what I get from col-
lege-and I'm getting Toads-I know
that when I return to the National
Foundation I'll be able to do so
much more," was the last remark
of this confident young woman-a
girl with a future.
NOTICIE -
Now open Tuesday, Wednesday,
Friday evenings.
LYNN'S
"You'll enjoy our complete service"
530 S. Forest Phone 2-4802

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CORNER

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exclusively with
GOODYEAR'S
in Ann Arbor

Aa urin
Miller's Delicious
PEPPERMINT-STICK'
and Chocolate Ice Cream
in three-layer brick,
and nut rolls.
Fresh, Seedless Raspberry Ice Cream Pie
-- cuts five pieces only
30c

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It's good to see you all back on the job again. We
hope 6lI your vacation dreams came true. But now
that you're here, and ready to plunge into campus
activities again, we have our fingers crossed; wish-
ing you all sorts of good luck in the end-of-the-
semester rush.

A NEW MATCHED WARDROBE for
northern and southern wear. Sens-
ible, versatile, its exclusive fabrics,
colorings and prints have been in-
spired by the charming achieve-
ments of the American potter.
See it now in its entirety at our
State Street Store.
Corner Cupboard Colors: Butter
crock yellow, delft blue, jam pot,
salt glaze grey, cookie jar beige,
brown ware, navy blue ware.
Left: Bennington boxer coat with pressed-
pleat back. In Bennington wool tweed ..-.
39.95. Matching bag... 6.50. Hat 5.00
Right: Lenox-print shirt and dirndl skirt.
China-white flower traceries on corner cup-
board colors ... 14.95.

Above left: Fly-front dress with easy un-
pressed-pleat skirt. In a new ribbed rayon
faille . . . 22.95.
Above right: Bennington tweed five-
button cardigan and box-pleated skirt...
29.95. Tailored shirt in ribbed rayon
faille ... 6.50.

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