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Hansel And Gretel', Winter D ance Revue

To Be Held Today

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Three Shows

Winsome Brim Dips


n Pantomime

To Be Offered
Dancers, Women's Glee Club
Will Interpret Children's Opera
At Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
"Hansel and Gretel" the traditional
children's opera, will begin its three
performance run in the form of a
dance pantomime before the audi-
ences of the Children's Theatre at
3:45 p.m. today in the Lydia Men-
delssohn Theatre. Matinee perform-
ances will be given at 1:30 p.m. and
3:30 p.m. tomorrow and In addi-
tion a performance will be added to
the Winter Dance Program to be
held at 8:30 p.m. today.
The story of "Hansel and Gretel"
written originally by Engelburt Hum-
perdinck and adapted by Stanley
Lock, '42, will be told in a series of
dances representing the children be-
ing directed by their parents, and
later beig sent into the forest where
a dance will show their fear when
they become lost and are frightened
by the forest creatures and the trees
which seem to become alive and
dance with them.
Women's Glee Club To Sing
When the children fall asleep, the
14 angels of the familiar Prayer from
the original opera come to guard
them. The music of this chorus as
well as two others from the original
score will be sung by the Women's
Glee Club under the direction of
Donna Baisch, '42SM. In the closing
scene the two children are seen in
the gingerbread house of the forest
witch. After outwitting her, -they
find that the evil spell is broken so
that the gingerbread children around
her house come alive and dance in the
gay finale.
One hundred girls from the
YWCA will be the guests of the
Children's Theatre at the produc-
tion of "ansel and Gretel" to be
given at 3:45 p.m. today.
The principals of the play include
Elizabeth Faunce, '43, Gretel; Joseph
Gornbein, '41, Hansel; David Gib-
son,,'41, their father and the sand-;
man; Shirley Risburg, '42Ed, their
mother; Sara Graf, Grad., th witch;
Neva Dilley, '4Ed, the coo-coo; Alex
Miller, '41, the toad and Evelyn Spa-
mer, '42Ed., the chipmunk. Joan
Bevington, '4lEd, Ruth Kremers and
Miss Dilley will dance as three trees.
14 Angels To Be Portrayed
Playing the parts of the 14 angels
will be Miss Bevington, Mildred Da-
Lee '42Ed, Miss Dilley, Reba Etter,
'42Ed, Jacquelyn Glir, '42Ed, Bette
Hasse, '43Ed, Arlene Helliesen, '42Ed,
Jean Johnson, '42Ed, Annette Kemp-
er, '42Ed, Miss Kremers, Marjorie
McCoy, '42Ed, Virginia Phelps, '42Ed,
Miss Risburg and Miss Spamer.
Continuing the cast of characters
the parts of the gingerbread children
will be played by Miss DaLee, Miss
Etter, Miss Glair, Miss Helliesen, Miss
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Club 7-11 Calls
For Final Fling
At Study, Fun
For a real final fling at study and
fun too, 7-11 Club sponsors are sug-
gesting a compromise week-end eve-
ning of library study until closing
time at 10 p.m. followed by two or
three hours of relaxing bridge, danc-
ing, arid cokes in the club quarters,
the Grand Rapids room of the
The 7-11 will be open from 8 p.m.
to 1 a.m. today and tomorrow, as
well as both Friday and Saturday
evenings next week-end, according
to Louise Keatley, '42, publicity
chairman for the project. Guests
are reminded that an entire new set
of the latest recorded tunes have
made their appearance on the nick-
elodeon since the new year. Tables
will be set up for cards, and the same'
fountain service made available that
is offered in the League Grill.
The Club also provides an ideal
stopping place for a bite to eat and
a dance or two before going home
after the last show.

Four Groups I
Will Present
Annual Show
Carl Miller, Detroit Composer
And Pianist To Play Own Music;
Gornbien To Do Solo Numbers
The University Dance Club's Win-
ter Program will give Ann Arbor au-
diences one of their few opportuni-
ties to watch a dance presentation
as the curtain goes uP on the annual
performance at 8:30 p.m. today in the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
Under the direction of Miss Ruth
Bloomer of the physical education
department, a cast of 50, comprised
of members of the Dance Club, the
ballet group, Play Production Dance
Group, and the intermediate dance
class, will combine talents in a pro-
gram devoted to both new dancel
creations and revivals from past pro-
Glee Club To Sing
One half of the program will be
devoted to a presentation of "Hanel
and Gretel," which is to be uer-
formed also for the Children's The-
au~re series. The Women's Glee Club,
under the direction of Donna Baisch,
'41SM, will participate in this part
of the presentation with three chor-
us' sung off-stage.
Stanley Lock, '42, who arranged the
opera music into danceable form,
will have a small orchestra under
his direction for the program.
The club will dance to two of the
compositions of Carl Miller, young
Detroit pianist and composer. Miller,
who studied at the Bennington School
of Arts under Louis Horst and Nor-
man Lloyd, will play the music for
both these dances.
Gornbein To Do Solo
"Fanfare," one of Miller's composi-
tions, will take the form of a solo
by Joseph Gornbein, '41. Gornbein
will also do his own interpretation
of John Malcolm Brinnin's "Evening."
Brinnin's poem will be read by David
Included in the program will be
"Berceuse," from Strawinsky's "Fire-
bird Suite," with original choreogra-
phy by Sarah Graf; waltzes "Nobel"
and "Sentimental" of Ravel; and a
revival from the 1940 Drama Series:
the sheep-shearing scene of Shake-
speare's "Winter's Tale."
Tickets can be obtained at the
Lydia Mendelssohn box office; all
seats are reserved.


Assembly Ball
Deadline Set
All independents wh6 plan to be
interviewed for central 'committee
positions on the annual Assembly Ball
to be held March 7, must do so be-
tween the hours of 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
today in the Kalamazoo Room of the
Today is the last day for interview-
ing, and Patricia Walpole, '41, presi-
dent of Assembly, has announced that1
the interviewing board will have chos-
en this year's Ball Committee in
time for the announcement in Sun-
day's Daily.
Miss Walpole wishes to remind ap-
plicants again to have their ideas
clearly in mind, especially as con-
cerns a theme, suggestions for an
orchestra and committee organiza-
Representatives of the Assembly
who are conducting the interviews are
Miss Walpole, Elizabeth Lyman, '41,
Betty Hall, '41, Anne Crowley, '41,
Jean Krise, '42, Sara Jane Hauke,
'42, Frances Nevin, '41, and Barbara
Anne Freidberg, '43.
Positions open on the Ball are
general chairman, assistant general
chairman, co-heads of publicity, dec-
orations and tickets, finance and
chairman of the patrons and program
Concert To Be Held
Tschaitowsky 4th and 5th sym-
phonies will be featured today dur-
ing the Union Record Concert to be
held from 4 to 5 p.m. in the North

Petitioning To End
For Honor Luncheon
Chairman Positions
Petitioning will end today for
chairmanships for the Freshman
Uonor Luncheon, which will be held
next semester.
Only sophomore and junior dele-
gates to Panhellenic are eligible to
petition and all petitions should be
placed in Annabel Van Winkle's box
in the Undergraduate Office of the
League. Interviewing will be held
from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday.
The luncheon is an annual affair
honoring the freshman from each
sorority house on campus who re-
ceived the best grades in her pledge
class the first semester.
Drake Injured In Fall
Slipping on the ice in front of his
home at 903 Lincoln Ave. yesterday
morning, Prof.-Emeritus Joseph H.
Drake, 81, of the law school suffered
a bruised hip and a badly bumped
and cut head.
Sale, "Joan Kenley" tailored and
sheer blouses, white and pastel
colors - also stripes.
Baby Blue and Baby Pink cardi-
gan and slipovers, short and long
A sheer three-thread by Mcal-
lum in correct shades, special at
.. 69c
Our three and four thread hose
at 89c is a regular $1.00 value.
Michigan Theatre Bldg.

it to send the white snow blanket
before the sun rises and set again.
The Winter Carnival arrangements
are cared for down to the last detail
-and what do they get? Crocuses
the first part of the week the event
is scheduled to come off, tantalizing
frost the last.
Instead of snow modeling they'll
have to model clothes for a summer
resort-seriously it's a drastic situa-

Jack Frost Fools Snow Show
If you hear the rhythm of pagan
chanting as you go past the Union tion. But the staff is equal to it.
this week, don't get excited; it's only They'll just sit tight and wait, hold-
the Union staff going through their ing occasional pow-wows on that in-
daily ritual imploring the Great Spi teresting topic, the weather. After

this week-end, the next two will
be out of the question, of course;
that leaves February. And there's
always March.
Eleven beautiful cups are lang-
uishing in the Union, where they re-
flect the mournful faces of the staff.
Now all that has to happen is a good
blizzard after the paper goes to bed,
so that this can be read with six
feet of snow outside the window.


Pan -Jinterican MOO 0D
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As gay and exciting as the popular ''Frenesie" and
just as Latin is this new formal, featuring black
and white lace in crisp horizontal stripes. And
this is only one of a dazzling selection of stunning
formals for J-Hop. If you wait too long, you may
miss the very one you want.

Johnson, Miss Kemper, Miss Kremers
and Miss Phelps.
Fifty cent single admission tickets
may be obtained at the Lydia Men-
delssohn box office while holders of
season tickets are reminded that they
must call the box office to make their

It's a wily Scot ye are, if y e'I be takin'
advantage of these bonny bargains!
Better Dresses and Coats
* Crepe, Wool Dresses
* Untrimmed Coats
9 Formals and Dinner
COATS in slim reefer styles and casual boxy types. Also a
few fur trimmed coats. Sizes 10 to 20.
DRESSES for all occasions from "sports" to real "dress-up".
Sizes 10 to 20, 9 to 17, 16j to 26'2L.
Dresses Priced To Clear
Attractive wools and crepes in-
cluded in this group. Were much $7.00
more expensive. Few 2 sizes.
Sizes 9-17, 12-44.
(Reversibles and 2 Pc. Suits at $7)


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All Timer
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,IP-IN LINING COAT SUCCESS for year 'round
wear. News-making in a big sunny plaid tweed that
>lends with spring and every season. Carefully man-
ailored, the extra leather lining zips in or out in an
instant, thanks to the ever-dependable Talon slide

(Also 6 Corduroy Reversibles at $7)
Dresses ... Out They Go
Bargain you just can't pass up.
Wools and crepes in a variety of * 99
T smart styles.L .0
Sizes 9-17, 12-44.
(Reversibles and 2 Pc. Suits at $5)
Save $ On These Dresses
Wear them now wear them
ight up thru sping Wools and
crepes . .. only a few left. -

Colonial Moccasin

Rising star on the campus
shoe scene, this elk moc-
casin. In brown with a
brown saddle and white
tongue. Rubber sole and



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