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____THE MICHIGAN DAILY

PAGE FIVE

Women Named To League
Summer Positions; Council
President Wi IlBePat Reed
Eight coeds have been appointed to hold the reins of the Michigan
League in summer session activities for women.
Heading the summer League Council in the president's chair will
be Pat Reed of Martha Cook. Mary Riggs, Kappa Kappa Gamma, will
hold the chairman ship of women's judiciary committee with Monica
Geiger, Kappa Alpha Theta, and Donna De Marde, Alpha Gamma
- Delta, as her assistants.

Un usual Fashions of Far East
May Be Incentive To Designers

WEEP AT YOUR WEDDING:
Tradition Patterns fAlter

Trek

Coeds Collect
Party Memoirs
Found, on bulletin board of five
freshmen girls; can the various
organizations claim their "tro-
phies"?
First spotted was a little brown
jug. It was towards the beginning
I of Miss Freshman of '47's "state-
ment" of social life, and aroused
excitement in the middle of foot-
ball season. Maybe this will help;
just below the jug was a fat red
rose.
Silver snowflakes now flutter
in the summer breezes, memoirs
of one delightful evening-yes,
delightful is the word for it, be-
cause rumors have it that this
dance from the WEST was a
good one.
Simplicity was the virtue of the
program for the biggest donce of
the year. Remember the four a.m
permission two nights in a row?
One fraternity celebrated the
Irish day, and one guest re-
turned home with a huge card-
board four - leaf - clover. It
weights down her board, but
happily, is balanced by the
Grecian maiden of the Panhel
Ball. Off the record of course,
there remains the program evi-
dence of one coed who went
slyly with one man to the Soph
Hop; and returned home soon
after with some "black feet."
We're not pulling your big toe
or your tooth either, when w
sport the velvety black progranm
of the Odonto Ball. Those den-
tists do it up right!

The Casbah, which will be open
every weekend during summer
school, will be under the direction
of Lois Steere, Alpha Xi Delta,
Art Starr and his well known
campus "sextet" will be the sum-
mer music makers,
The dancing classes, which will
also be conducted this summer,
will be headed by Mary Daugherty,
Betsy Barbour while Joyce Atchi-
3on, Pi Beta Phi, will take charge
of the social committee.
Pat James, Jordan, will handle
league publicity for the coming
session.
Mu Phi Epsilon
Honors Students
With Musicale
Mu Phi Epsilon, national music
;orority, honored ten outstanding
'reshmen with a formal musicale
Monday evening in Henderson
douse.
Daphne Porter was awarded the
A1u Phi Epsilon medal for the
Aighest average among freshmen
vomen in the School of Music.
)thers honored were: Lois Seiber,
Jharlotte Cohen, Doris Podewits,
Tivien Milan, Dorothy Heldreth,
?hyllis Loitz, Harriette Wilson,
3arbara Traub and Nancy Smith.
The evening continued with
)iano solos by Delores De Lorenzo
end Mrs. Joanne Baker. Assisting
n the entertainment was Jean
Morgan with a violin solo. Mary-
ane Albright and Norma Heyde
presentcd vocal numbers.
The event was also highlighted
>y the installation of a new piano
n Henderson House.
A single flower will look sweet
>n your desk, if stick in a little
perfume bottle.

By MIRIAM CADY
r HE UNIVERSITY coed with
her traditional sweater and
skirt or cotton dress isn't wearing
the only fashionable clothes on
campus.
Here we are fortunate enough
to have also an array of colorful
fashions from far off countries,
among them outstanding exam-
ples of Indian and Chinese ward-
robes.
The sari, customary dress of the
women from India seen on cam-
pus, differs in its length of yard-
age, color and design according to
the town or province and caste of
the wearer. This gown is usually
made of a very fine material, often
hand-woven a n d embroidered
pure silk, linen, or material simi-
lar to our chiffon. Although the
younger generations have nation-
alized the five yard sari, the older
women still wear one of nine
yards, according to Indumati Ten-
dulkar of Bombay.
In strong contrast to some of
thenbeautiful and ornate saris
are those worn by the workers of
Gandhi. He himself emphasized
simplicity and this feature can
be found in the plain white,
rather coarse, homespun mate-
rials worn by them.
Men in India need not bemoan
the latest creation, for the women
wear no hats, but as a sign of
modesty at times may drape the
upper part of their saris about
their heads.
FORMERLY the only cosmetics
used by the Indian women

was the small red spot centered
on the forehead, which is compul-
sory for the married women. Now
the young girls and society have
also brought in powder, and per-
haps some lipstick.
Esther Shen of Canton, China,
describes their current fashions
as "very simple." The Chinese
dress is one piece, never belted,
with no diagonal cuts. Its dis-
tinguishing features are the typ-
ical Chinese high collar, often
copied here, and slits on the
sides for free movement. The
length may be from below the
knee to the ankle. The type of
material and not the length de-
termines the occasion for which
the dress is worn, but each is
tailored for its individual wear-
er since ready made, stores are
unknown in China.
Shanghai is the Paris or New
York of China in fashions. Its
"latest" is shoulder padding in
dresses and the bun in hair styles,
since Chinese women wear no hats
either. However, Shanghai obvi-
ously is feeling the occidental in-
fluence for Chinese girls are rap-
idly becoming Americanized in use
of cosmetics and permanents.
Althought the Far East is pick-
ing up more and more of our fash-
ions, with such examples of unus-
ual clothes on our campus it may
prove an incentive for New York
to look to Bombay or Shanghai
for a few ideas in fashion.

The month of June is at hand,
and with it comes the season of
weddings.
Even the least superstitious
bride will find herself conforming
to ancient customs associated
with the ceremony. The wedding
ring has signified eternity for
twenty centuries. The reason for
slipping the ring on the third fin-
ger left hand goes back to the
times when people believed there
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was a vein running from this fin-
ger to the heart.
Another custom is having the
bride stand on the left of her
husband. This dates back to the
days of chivalry when the man
had to be ready to draw his sword
in case of danger.
Shedding a few tears of happi-
ness may not improve the bride's
appearance, but it is supposed to

bring good luck. The legenaary
witches in league with the devil
never shed more than three tears
at a time. A sobbing bride would
at least show her husband she has
no connection with evil spirits.
Even after the ceremony su-
perstition holds sway. Leaving
and entering the church by the
same door is supposed to bring
extra good luck.

751

BUDDIES-Small fry king of
U.S. dogs poses under the pro-
tection of his counterpart in the
larger division.
DAILY
OFFICIAL
BULLETIN
(Continued from Page 3)
project which will be a sub-com-
mittee under this committee.
3. Campus Action Committee:
Report on new plans for next year.
4. Elections Committee: Elec-
tion dates for next year; consoli-
dation of campus elections.
5. Publicity Committee: Ap-
propriation to distribute "It's Your
Legislature" to freshmen in the
fall.
6. Varsity Committee: Final
plans on football programs; dis-
tribution of football tickets. Home-
coming plans.
7. NSA Committee: Report on
plans for Madison Convention;
Results of Grand Rapids meeting.
Appropriation for publicity pam-
phlet to be distributed at Madi-
son.
8. Social Committee: Projected
plans for sponsorship of national
entertainers next year.

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Square Dancing Class, spon-
sored by the Graduate Outing
Club: 8 p.m., Lounge, Women's
Athletic Bldg. Small fee. Everyone
welcome.
La p'tite causette: 3:30 p.m.,
Michigan League.
Roger Williams Guild: Midweek
"chat" at the Guild House, 4:30-6
p.m.
Coming Events
Visitor's Night, Department of
Astronomy: 9-10:30 p.m., Fri.,
May 28, Angell Hall, for observa-
tion of Saturn and Double Stars.
International Center weekly tea:
4:30-5:30 p.m., Thurs., May 27.
Hostesses: Mrs. Lou H. Ransom
and Mrs. Wilfred Shaw. Special
guests. graduating students.
Archery: Students interested in
forming an Archery Club next fall
and, also, those men students who
would like to have archery includ-
ed as one of the I-M activities,
please contact Hal Frye, Ph.
2-4401, sometime before Friday.

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to sunshine in colors created for
Jantzen by Dorothy Liebes,
famous American colorist.
Here is just a sample of what
you'll find in our summer-
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piece suit in Jantzen's new wool
and "Lastex" Contour-Control
lace stitch with contrasting
trim . . 10.95.
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