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Torturous Timepieces of Past,
'Unequaled in Modern Designs
Heavy Watches Considered Luxuries ;
FantasticShapes InCluded Skulls, Insects

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By JANICE JAMES
Time is one aspect of life not
to be treated lightly in the world
of today.
Even in the days of old, time
hung heavy on the necks of the
aristocracy because of the early
watches made of ii'on and wood.
With a diameter of four or five
inches, these torturous timepieces
,,,had to be worn around the neck
on a chain. Even with all the
discomfort, these were considered
luxuries to be enjoyed only by
the wealthier classes.
CRYSTALS were unknown
wlen the first watches made their
appearance on the fashion market.
As a matter of fact, not, even a
reasonable facsimile appeared un-
til the late sixteenth century when
the tulip design was one of the
favorites of watchmakers.
One petal of the flower was
hinged so it would lift up to re-
veal the dial of the watch. A
step forward came when this
petal was carved from rock
crystal, thus creating the first
watch crystal.
Grandma joined the parade of
time with an innovation of lapel
watches. These took the form of
padlocks, insects and crosses.
Even before the bustle age,
xthough,blapel watches were en-
j oying a reign of popularity.
* * *
s AMONG THE fantastic types
seen in the sixteenth century was
one in the shape of a death's head.

The case was designed in the
form of a skull, and the jaw
opened to reveal the dial.
Mary, Queen of Scots, was
believed to have been the owner
of a particularly gruesome
watch which bore the inscrip-
tion, "Time consumes all things."
Incidentally, the timepiece had
the appealing shape of a coffin!
Today's trend in timepieces,
though, seems to be in a lighter
vein with lapel watches disguised
as windmills, sunbursts and baller-
inas. Nevertheless, they can't du-
plicate the watch designed for
the Czar Nicholas of Russia.
* * *

Smith-Brown.
Mr. and Mrs. Donald A. Smith
of Ferndale have announced the
engagement of their daughter,
Marjorie Ann, to Malcolm G.
Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph
S. Brown of Muskegon.
Miss Smith is a senior in edu-
cation school, and Mr. Brown is
a senior in the literary college. He
is a member of Trigon fraternity.
Plans are being made for an
August wedding.
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T Eckstein -Rothschild

ROME (the Holy City), PARIS,
FLORENCE and other famous cities
$521 o $572 .o ups!
Three 39 day itineraries sailing from NewYork
June 23-$541 to $572; Also throe 36 day itio-
eraries sailing August 6-$521 to $552. All
expenses. Age limit-16 to 35 years.

IT HAD A Russian eagle
black enamel mounted on g
along with, among other thin
a twenty-four hour dial wh
showed the related time in fam
cities throughout the world.
Citizens of ancient days mi
have made considerable use
the sun dial, but this method
watching the time has recent
been converted to twentieth cei
tury use. The modernized tyl
sports one hundred and t4
different faces designed to gi
accurate time throughout tl
year. The same style is also b
ing shown in wrist or pock
adaptations.,
With the unpredictable AnnE
bor weather, students had bet
rely on the good old wind up a
run down type of watch thou
or classes may be even empt
than they are now.

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GUEST SPEAKERS-"The Role of Women on Campus Today"
will be the subject of a panel discussion slated for 12:30 p.m.
Saturday in the Detroit Y.W.C.A. The discussion is being spon-
sored by the Detroit Alumnae Association of University of
Michigan Women at their annual spring luncheon. Guest speakers
from the campus are from left to right: Mary Riggs, Associate
Dean Mary C. Bromage and Patricia Reed.
APPLICATION INNOVATION:
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n- Dotting perfume behind the
pe ears is out of date!
ve "It is far more effective to ap-
he ply the fragrance with a hand-
hie kerchief or wad of cotton to five
e- other choice spots," says Captain
et Molyneux, a leading French per-
r fumer and couturier.
ter Mentioned as the favored per-
ind fume. places by Captain Molyneux
gh, were the eyebrows, the hairline,
tier the arms from the wrist to above
the elbow, the elbow bone and the
- base of a plunging neckline.
The woman whose skin absorbs
perfume more quickly than others
will have to apply it more fre-
quently and more lavishly.
Captain Molyneux reports that
the perfume consciousness of the
American woman will never equal
that of the French woman, who,
in his words, "perfumes herself so
completely that she scents every
room she walks through."
More and more, however, the
American woman is learning what
a charming effect a delicate aura

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of fragrance has anywhere at any-
time. She is taking the advice of
her European sisters and is not
leaving those bottles of Christmas
perfume to decorative disuse on
the dressing table.
Summer Picnic Plans
To Be Discussed Today
As Clevelanders Meet
Members of the Cleveland Club
will hold their regular meeting at
7:30 p.m. today in the League.
Plans for summer picnics and
parties will be discussed as well as
an orientation program for incom-
ing freshmen from the Cleveland
area.
George Qua, president of the
Club, requests that all members
attend the meeting. Refreshments
will be served.
The room number will be posted
on the bulletin board in the main
lobby of the League.

Mezger-Perry
Dr. and Mrs. Fritz Mezger of
Bridgeport, Pa., have announced
the engagement of their daughter,
Rotraud Anne, to John Wilson
Perry, son of Mrs. Merle F. Perry
of Detroit and the late Mr. Perry.
Miss Mezger- graduated from
Bryn Mawr College and Mr. Perry
is a graduate of the University.
Both are now attending law,
school at the University.
*, * *
Hart-Buslepp
Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Hart
of Grosse Pointe have announced
the betrothal of their daughter,
Barbara, to Robert Buslepp, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Buslepp,
also of Grosse Pointe.
Miss Hart is a member of Alpha
Lambda Delta, freshman honorary
society, and is affiliated with Chi
Omega. Mr. Buslepp is affiliated
with Alpha Kappa Kappa, medical
fraternity, and Delta Tau Delta.
The wedding is planned for
June 16 in Grosse Pointe.
Parrish-Youngquist
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Parrish of
Downers Grove, Ill. have an-
nounced the engagement of their
daughter, Rita Harriet, to Eric V.
Youngquist, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Eric H. Youngquist of Dearborn.
Miss Parrish is a senior in the
School of Education. She is a
member of Sigma-Alpha Iota, na-
tional women's professional music
fraternity and Zeta Phi Eta,
speech honorary. Mr. Youngquist
is a senior in the literary college.
The wedding will be held on
June 10 at the bride's home.

Mr. and Mrs. Milton Eckstein
of Shaker Heights, O. have an-
nounced the engagement of their
daughter, Ruth, to Donald Roths-
child, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo
Rothschild of Toledo.
Miss Eckstein is a senior in the
literary college and is a member
of Phi Kappa Phi.
Mr. Rothschild is also a senior in
the literary college. He is a mem-
ber of the Student Legislature and,
is a former president of Zeta Beta
Tau.
Wedding plans are indefinite.
* * *
Lang-Peterson.
Mr. and Mrs. Norman E. Lang of
Flint have announced the engage-
ment of their daughter, Ruth Ann,
to Robert V. Peterson, son of Dr.
and Mrs. Verne Peterson of Ox-
ford.
Miss Lang is a senior in dental
hygiene and is a member of Alpha
Chi Omega.
Mr. Peterson is a senior in the
dental school and is affiliated with
Sigma Chi and Delta Sigma Delta.
The wedding will take place
August 19 in Flint.
Orders To Be Taken
For IFC Sing Records
At Interfraternity Office
Orders for records made at the
IFC Sing are being taken at the
Interfraternity Offices in the
Union, George Cherpelis, chair-
man of the sing, has announced.
Groups may submit block or in-
dividual orders for the 10 and 12
inch standard and long-playing
records.
'Hot Tamale' Suits
Color and fabric are the most
important requirements for a
smart swim suit. This year "hot
tamale" shades are taking the
lead in bathing suits that shimmer
in the current fabric choice, ny-
lon.

Including tour escorts, round trip on S.S. Liguria (formerly (S.$.
Capt. Marcos), transportation in Europe, hotels (including taxes
and tips), meals, sightseeing, entrance fees, etc. Special Papal audi-
ence in Rome. Chaplains or moderators accompany tours.
Sponsored by
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF CATHOLIC COLLEGE STUDENTS
and
NEWMAN CLUB FEDERATION
Number of accommodations is limited so write or wire for literature,
information and applications
INTERNATIONAL CATHOLIC TRAVEL COMMIrTEE
39 West 55th Street, New York 19, N. Y.
(Altprices quoted above include every expense of the entiretrilb)

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Canterbury Club: Tea, 4:30-6
p.m. for Rev. Peabody
Wesley Foundation: 4 p.m., Do-
Drop-In Tea.
The Department of Speech
withdraws the showing of the
film "The Birth of a Nation" sche-
duled for today in deference to
a request of a committee purport-
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ing to represent the Negro stu-
dents of the University.
Student Legislature: Meeting,
7:30 p.m., 3rd floor, Union. Pick
up agenda in SL office before
meeting.
Social Research Club: Meeting,
7:30 p.m., Rm. 3R, Union. Reports
from students who have partici-
pated in the Metropolitan Com-
munity Seminar.
ULLR Ski Club: Meeting, 7:30
p.m. Rm. 3D, Union. Aspen and
Boyne Mt. movies have arrived and
will be shown. Elections will be
held.
Michigan Arts Chorale. Meet in
Rm. B, Haven Hall, 7 p.m. Busi-
ness meeting and election of new
officers for next year.
U. of M. Rifle Club: Practice,
7-9 p.m., ROTC range.
Union Opera: Meeting of :elec-
tees to Mimes Organization, 7:30
p.m., Rm. 3G, Union.
Square & Folk Dance Club
Meeting: 7:30-9:45 p.m., Barbour
Gymnasium. Everyone welcome.
Women of the University Fac-
ulty: Tea, 4 to 6 p.m., fourth floor
clubroom, League.
I.A.S. Meeting, 7:30 p.m., 1042
E. Engineering Bldg. Election of
officers. Topic: "Supersonic Wind
Tunnel," by C. V. Carter.
Coming Events
Wesley Foundation: Fri., May
19, 6:30 p.m., Senior Banquet. All
profits will go to the D.P. Fund.
Make your reservation.
B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation,
Social Committee: Meeting,
Thurs., 4:15 p.m. at the Founda-
tion.
B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation
will hold interviews for Editor of
Hillel News, Thurs., 4:15 p.m. at
the Foundation.
Michigan Crib, the pre-legal so-
ciety: Last meeting of the year,
Thurs., May 18, Rm. 3A, Union.
Mr. F. Bourne Upham, President
of the Law Students Association,
will lead a discussion on the Law
School, case clubs, pre-legal
courses.
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On the Owners of Business

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A "community" estimated at some
14,000,000 people owns American
business. The Bell Telephone sys-
tem is owned by 940,000 stock-
holders. General Motors is owned
by 436,000, Pennsylvania Railroad
by more than 202,000.
There are more stockholders in
the U.S. than there are farmers.
More than the membership of the
C.I.O. More than the membership
of the A.F.L. Certainly stock-
holders -are no "privileged few.'.'
. * *

65,000 General Electric employees
are participating in a plan which
encourages savings. Investment in
U.S. Savings Bonds gives them a
bonus of G-E stock for bonds held
five years.
* * *
Compared with the boom year of
1929, American businesses have
collectively increased their pay-
ments to their stockholders by
45%, and their tax payments to
government by 678%.
Anything that injures the owners
of business directly injures 14
million people. It destroys the pro-
visions that they have tried to
make through their own efforts
for security. Anything that injures
the security of these 14 million
people also injures the security of
those who rely on invested capital
for the tools andl obs they need to

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