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TH-E MICHIGAN DAILY FAGE VE

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WAA Steps I
Into Season
With Roundup
Upperclassmen Hear Dr. Bell;
Sports Program And Classes
Are txplained At Informal Tea
Announcement of the classes and
instructors for iupperclassmen sports
activities was made yesterday at the
upperclassmen "Sports-Get-Togeth-
er" held in the lounge of the Wo-
men's Athletic Building.
Approximately 75 women signed up
for the classes which will all be given
on Friday with the exception of in-
termediate golf to be held at 4:30
p.m. on Wednesday.,
At 3 p.m. Friday, riding under
Mrs. Stuart Hanley, tennis . under'
Miss Jessie Thomas and intermediate
tennis under Miss Betty King will
be given. At 4 p.m. classes in begin-
ning swimming by Miss Ruth Bloom-
er, elementary golf by Miss Marie
Hartwig, and archery by Miss Doro-
thy. Beise w'll be held.
Dr. Bell Speaks
After tea, at which Miss Dorothy
Beise pqured, Dr. Margaret Bell, head
of the physical education depart-
ment spoke, giving an introduction
to the sports program undertaken by
WAA and the department, stressing
the fact that the program will teach
upperclassmen the fundimentals of
sports in order that they may use
them in everyday recreation.
Donelda Schaible, '42; president of
WAA 'spoke next, 'Welcoming, the
group and informing them that WAA
will be glad to have them in its clubs,
and that since the classes will meet
only once a week, they may get extra-
curricular participation through these
clubs:
First Classes Held
The meeting then broke p, and
the women met in their class groups,
being ihtroduced to instructors and
respective sport managers who in-
cluded Mary Hayden, '42, Hazel
Muller, '43,' Virginia Frey, '42E and
Harriett Pratt, '43. Jean Johnson,
'42Ed, intramural- manager of WAA
will be available to help the program
in any way possible.
Anyone who was unable to attend
the iieeting, should come to Room
15 in Barbour Gymnasium as soon
as' possible to sign a class card
an'd enter the classes.
Exports of lipsticks were valued at
$423,240 during the first half of this
year.

Pigtails Defy
Ann Arbor's
Fall Weather

Student Reveals Polish Women
Are Welcome In Engineering

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By MARGARET AVERY
"I weesh I could get reed of zis
accent, but I don't sink I ever will,"
Irene Jastrzebski, '44E, told The
Daily reporter apologetically.
No doubt she has a charming Pol-
ish tint to each of the five languages1
she masters, for though Miss Jas-
trzebski has lived on every continent
but Australia, most of her life and
education have been in Warsaw. OnlyI
the German invasion caused her en-a
gineering studies to be interrupted
t here and transferred to this country.
"Engineering?" the Daily reporter
reflected. "Isn't that a bit unusual?"
Girls Study Professions t
Not at all in Warsaw, according to
Miss Jastrzebski. Most girls take up
professions, such as medicine, law
and engineering-if their social and
economic class permit the pursuit of
higher studies.
"It is zis way," she explained. "In'
Poland they are classes. Girls from1
better families with background never
used to work. When zat is change,
zey all start with type of professions.
Here, you are not like zat wis classes."
Men Secretaries Preferred
Bt t few of the women study thea
American girl's standby-the secre-
tarial course. More often it is the
man who does office work.
Another field of training limited to
men in the United States is in Poland
not only open to the women, but re-
quired of them. Every girl who grad-
uates from high school must serve
a short term of military training. Not
only traditional nursing duties, but'
sho(Xing, military tactics and defense
production methods are included in
the training period. And the training
was not wasted!
Serves As Nurse
"Everybody get a call as soon as ze
war start," said Miss Jastrzebski. She
herself served on hospital duty be-
fore leaving the country.
"But what happens to all this pro-'
fessional training and equality when
your girls marry?" the reporter won-
dered. "Do they give it all up gladly
for the home?"
She smiled. "Sure zey marry! SomeJ

of zem work, like here. Some
zem stop."

Hopes To Stay
It doesn't seem very different in
America to Miss Jastrzebski, for she's
been used to change. But she likes
the United States-at least the 35 of
them she has so far visited. And she
likes the educational opportunities
open to all classes. She .hopes, in fact.
to finish her studies here, and re-
main in America.
"Now I do the asking!" she said,
and proceeded to delve into the life
of a Daily reporter. She would like
to be in journalism, too, for she en-
joyed managing the school news-
paper for eight years in Warsaw.
"If I could just get reed of zist
accent," she laughed.
Black Comes Back
In New Fall Styles
You'd never dream of calling black
"dead" this year. It's full of life.
Last autumn you would have
thought it unspeakably dull to wear
nothing but black from head to foot.
This fall you might put on-after 5
p.m.-a black hat, black suit, black
gloves, black shoes, sheer black stock-;
ings, and find yourself the most not-
iceable person in the room.
Here's the reason: black, this year.
has glitter, the glitter of jet, the glit-
ter of sequins. For informal dances
after the football games-be in the
groove with black.
Petitions Due Today
All petitions for positions on the
central committee for Assembly Ban-
quet must be in the Undergraduate'
Office ef the League by 12 noon to-
d, -nacanced Jean Hubbard, pres-
ident of Assembly. Interviewing next
week for those who have petitioned

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With the third football game of
the season as an excuse for celebra-
tion. dozens of fraternity houses and
other organizations are planning
dances and buffets for tonight.
'Ft Alpha Lambda will have a recep-
tion party from 8 p.m. to 12 p.m. at

The heroine of "Tom Sawyer" has
nothing on the smart co-ed of today
as far as supplying her class-mate-
who-sits-in-back-of-her with a thick
pig tail to do with as he may. Braided
pig tails have come into their own
at last after being confined to the
pages of our childhood novels. And
we love them!
We love them for several reasons
but mostly because they are cute as
can be and give the college gal that
piquent-innocent-as-anything look.
Then too, blowy days cannot affect
this coiffure as the braids, tied se-
curely with multi-colored ribbons,
usually keep intact. And the prov-
erbially drippy Ann Arbor. weather
will not wreak havop with this hair-
do.
For evening, the pig tail offers a
very smdbth suggestion. Wind each
braid into a bun under each ear, add
a pair of shining ear rings an'd on
with the dance. Or, if you're the ma-
donna type, by all means halo your,
head with braids, embellishingsame
with ribbons or flowers entwined in
the braid.
What about hats? At first glance,
it might seem difficult to find a hat
to fit the pig tail arrangement but
far from it. The little Dutch hats
are perfect with braids and if you
don't look like Gretchen, we'll eat
our pig tails!

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the Horace Rackham School. Chap- ; gm' 'u wi lpresemnt a nce
erons will be Dr. and Mrs. D. Blume ;from 9 p.m. to 12 p.m. at the chapter
ero wilbe.and Mrs.house with Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Owens
and Mrs. H. Z. Lee. and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jennings
Alpha Chi Sigma's party from 9 acting as chaperons.
p.m. to 12 p.m. at the chapter house Sigma Alpha Epsilon wil present
will have Dr. R. K. McAlpine and Dr. da f 9 ps o 12 prstnh
Meocheas caixrns.a dance from 9 p.m. to 12 p.m. at the
Meloche as chaperons. fraternity house. Chaperoning will
Alpha Tau Omega will present a be Prof. and Mrs. G. M. Bleekman
dance from 9 p.m. to 12 p.m. at its and Mr. and Mrs. W. Gibson.
chapter house with Mr. and Mrs. L. A party will be given by Stalker
A. Wikel and Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Erik- Hall from 9 p.m. to 12 p.m. with Mrs.
son acting,as chaperons. Curtis acting as chaperon. The party
A radio dance from 9 p.m. to 12 will be held at 514 Monroe Street.
p.m. at the chapter house will be pre- Theta Xi will hold a dance from
sented by Alpha Sigma Phi, with Mr. 9 p.m. to 12 p.m. at the fraternity
and Mrs. Douglas Hammial and Dr. house with Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth
and Mrs. F. K. Sparrow as chaperons. Arnold and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Basom
Alpha Omega will present a dance acting as chaperons.
from 9 p.m. to 12 p.m. at the chap- A dance will be held by Winchell
ter house. Mr. Nathan Deroven and House from 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Mr. Jacob Small will chaperon. and Mrs. R. Wygant and Mr. J.
Alpha Rho Chi will present a radio Arthos will act as chaperons.
dance from 9 p.m. to 12 p.m. at the Xi Psi Phi will hold a radio dance
chapter house. Mr. and Mrs. G. M. from 9 p.m. to 12 p.m. at the chapter
McConkey and Ir. and Mrs. L. A. house. The chaperons will be Dr.
Emerson will chaperon. and Mrs. G. Barrows and Dr. and
Chi Phi will hold a dance from 9 Mrs. George Moore.
p.m. to 12 p.m. at the chapter house. A dance will be given by Zeta Beta.
Chaperoning will be Mr. and Mrs. Tau from 9 p.m. to 12 p.m. at the
A. A. Heald and Mr. and Mrs. C. chapter house. Mr. and Mrs. Sam
O'Connor. - Bothman and Rabbi Jehudah Cohen
The Chi Psis' dance will be held will chaperon the dance.
from 9 p.m. to 12 p.m. at the chapter Zeta Psi will present a radio dance
house with Dr. and Mrs. William from 9 p.m. to 12 p.m. at the fra-
Coxon, Jr. and Mrs. Leola McKinley ternity house. Chaperoning will, be
chaperoning. Mr. Ezra Lochwood and Mr. Win. A.
Delta Tau Delta will hold their Comstock.
dance from 9 p.m. to 12 p.m. at the
chapter house. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Accessories Serve
Bush will act as chaperons.
Delta Upsilon will present a tea As College Women's
dance from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at
the chapter house. Mr. Dean W. Titus Conversation Pieces
and Prof. George M. Bleekman will
chaperon. Conversation pieces are the college
A radio dance will be presented by girl's weakness and can be found
Delta Sigma Delta from 9 p.m. to 12 most anywhere if you're willing to
p.m. at their chapter house with Mr. dig for them. For instance the gadgt

Coats Are New
In Smart Cut
Of Old Classic
Grandmother wore the bustle but
Miss 1941 will wear the peplum. That
hipline needs no skin surgery to take

will be announced Tuesday in The: inches off when coat manufacturers
Daily. can do the same with a design such
------ as the one we have pictured.

Dormitory Becomes Melting Pot
With Its 120 Women Transfers

By JEANNE CORDELL

Lecture Series To Include Wits,
Novelists, And News-Woman
Getting away from the usual type ni.l act as master of cere-
9f academic lecture, the Oratorical monies.
Association will this year bring num- Witticisms To Fly{
erous well-known figures to the Hill It stands to reason that this ex-
Auditorium in roles ranging from change of questions and answers be-
Shakespearean actors to a group of tween child and adult authorities
mental virtuosos.' plus witticisms from both sides will
be recognized as a most worthwhile
Maurice Evans, the greatest living addition; to the lecture series.
Shakespearean actor, last night hon- Another "first time" on the series,
ored Ann Arbor with one of his few this year will be the appearance of
personal appearances on the lecture Lewis Browne and Sinclair Lewis who
platform, thus 'officially opening the will be entangled in a debate on
series. - whether "it" can happen here, Dec.
While the term Foreign Correspon- 2. When the two get together, any-
dent is more readily applicable to; thing can happen.
newspapermen, Anne O'Hare McCor-, _
mick, who will lecture Nov. 13, is the!
first woman to receive the Pulitzer Sororities To Pledge
Prize for distinguished work as a
foreign correspondent.Pledging by the 1 sororities on
Famed As Correspondent the Michigan campus will take place
As a member of the editorial board at 3 p.m. tomorrow. Women who
of the New York Times, she has won have received bids must go to the
the acclaim and respect of her con- respective houses themselves, where
temporaries and is looked upon by they may receive corsages.
reporters ip the foreign field as pos- Pledging is the culmination of a
sessing remarkable intuition when it strenuous two-week period including
comes to war crises. teas, dessert-coffees, football lunch-
Adding a lighter and humorous eons, breakfasts, buffet suppers, and
touch to the series will be the five) finally formal dinners. Although the
youngsters of the Quiz Kids radio actual pledging will take place this
program who- will match wits and afternoon, the silence period between
brains with five members of the Uni- sorority women and independents
versity faculty, Nov. 24. Prof. John who have not accepted bids will last
L. Brumm, of the journalism depart- until Monday.
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Do you have any vague ideas of
transferring? If so, or if you're just
curious about almost any college at
all, just ask one of 120 transfer wo-
men living at Mosher Hall this year.
Out of that number, there are 76
different colleges andhuniversities
represented, so your choice ought
to be among them.
One ambitious young woman, a
freshman medic, has just transferred
here from the University of Puerto
Rico and that's some distance in any
man's language, The Panama Canal
Zone Junior College is also represen-
ted by a junior who says that the
ratio of men to women is even better
there than it is here, or shall we say,
was here?
Freshman Slips In
Since Mosher is the only house on
campus entirely made up of upper-
classmen, many transfers come there
every year. The quota of residents
now includes sophomores, juniors,
seniors and graduate students. This
year, however, one lone freshman got
in some way that is a complete mys-
tery to everyone concerned, accord-
ing to those in the know.
All of the colleges represented are
in the United States or its territories,
and just about any junior college you
can mention is also included in the
list. Port Huron, Bay City, Highland
Park, Jackson; Flint, Grand Rapids,
and Fordson are a few of the Michi-
gan "jc's", while such others as Mesa
Junior College in Colorado, Colby in

Connecticut, Hibbing in Minnesota,I
Chevy Chase in Washington, D.C.,I
and Stoneleigh in Massachusetts, are
among. those on the roll-call.
Colleges Represented
Naturally, almost all of the col-
leges in Michigan have a representa-
tive, with Ohio running a close sec-
ond. There are also women from all
of the well-known women's schools
such as Vassar, Stephens, Bryn
Mawr, Mary Baldwin, Hood, Hunter,
Wellesley and Randolph-Macon.
You're probably getting dizzy from
all these names, but there are many
more represented from all over the
country. Stanford, Calif.; DePauw,
Ind.; Swarthmore, Pa.; Duke, N.C.;
Grinned, Iowa; Southern California;
University of Texas; Temple, Mo.;
Wooster, Mass.; and National Park
College, Washington, D.C. are not all
by any means. We'll stop now,
though, If your favorite school hasn't
been mentioned, just write in. It's
probably included somewhere among
the transfers.
Identification Cards
Transform Students
Glamorous coeds have been trans-
formed into leering hags and frater-
nity smoothies were made to resemble
Freud's Frankenstein in the horrors
of Orientation Week. No, not blue-
books or even a letter from the dean,
just Michigan's identification pho-
tographer.

It's the same form-fitting classic and Mrs. Donald Kerr as chaperons.
with a flair for style that makes Kappa Nu will hold a dance from
either man or mouse sit up and take 9 p.m. to 12 p.m. and Dr. and Mrs.
a Goudsmit and Mr. and Mrs. Kessel
notice. Our black standby takes wilcaeo.Thaac ilb
dash of velvet to trim the edges this held at the chapter house.
time and stands up against any male A radio dance will be held by
with its box-padded shoulders. Lambda Chi Alpha from 9 p.m. to 12
Two-timers are popular because p.m. at the chapter house with Mr.
' for campus or career they make light and Mrs. Housel and Mr. and Mrs.
of the smallest budget. Balmy days Floyd Hartman as chaperons.
ofth smllet bdget Bamy ays Kappa Sigma will hold a dance
will flatter our coat and when winitry Kpa iga ilhod dne
y from 9 p.m. to 12 p.m. at the chapter
winds blow they find us warm and house with Mr. and Mrs. Peterson
still protected. This soft Botany and Lieut. Col. and Mrs. H. D. Riley.
wool spells glamor in any kind of as chaperons.
weather. A radio dance will be presented by
IPhi Delta Theta from 9 p m. to 12
Smart but not extreme, feminine,'P ithetanfrs9p.Rtol12
and practical is the keynote. We like and Mr. and Mrs. Sager as chaperons.
things that shout their newness and The dance will take place at the
flaunt their authority. We like chapter house.
things comfortable yet elegant. Phi Kappa Psi will hold a buffet
You'll notice the flattering detail lunch, buffet dinner and dance from
in full-length darts that shoot to the 12:30 p.m. to 12 p.m. at the chapter
hemline giving the definite swirl house. Dr. Wm. Brace and Mr. and
hMrs. Gilbert R. De Ryke will chap-
from the waist. You can be judged eron.
by the clothes you wear, you know, 'pi Lambda Phi will hold a dance
so dress up in this and you'll be from 9 p.m. to 12 p.m. at the chap-
ready to go anywhere. ter house. The chaperons will be Mr.
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