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WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 1955

THE MICHIGAN D A TI.V

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'U' Sororities Confer
With Sister Chapters

MAY FESTIVAL SOLOIST:
Soprano Overcomes Early Illness

Almost every Saturday since the
first of April, a different sorority
has met with sister chapters to
discuss problems
KappaDelta actives from Al-
,X bion, Michigan State University
and the University in addition to
alumnae in Michigan converged in
Ann Arbor to celebrate their State
Day. Dean Deborah'Bacon was the
guest speaker
Alpha Gamma Delta traveled to
Dearborn to meet with other active
members and alumnae from MSU
and Bollingreen. A luncheon was
followed by songs and style show.
A 0 Pi Plays Host
Alpha Omicron Pi met in the
League for a day of discussion with
chapter from MSU, Western Mich-
igan College and Toledo University
plus alumnae chapters from Mich-
igan and some outside states.
Alpha Phi met with the group
from MSU at the Detroit Women's
City Club. At the luncheon Mrs.
Eleanor Davis, District Governor
gave a report and showed movies
on the National convention in
pritish Columbia.
Gamma Phi Beta traveled to
MSU to ;meet with chapters from
Western and various colleges from
Ohio, Indiana and Illinois for their
province weekend. After touring
the campus a luncheon was held
where Mrs. William Kalbflesch, the
state recommendation chairman
spoke.

Chi Omega met with chapters
from MSU and Hillsdale College
at Ann Arbor for their Eleucinian
banquet. Following a speech by
Dr. Norman Maier of the Univer-
sity psychology department, a tea
was held at the chapter house.
Pi Bet Phi held its annual din-
ner with the Jackson and Ann Ar-
bor alumnae on Thursday, follow-
ed by a short program,
Kappa Alpha Theta met a MSU
with chapters from Depaul Uni-
versity, Butler University, Indi-
ana University, Purdue University
and Albion for a weekend of fra-
ternity workshops.
Delta Delta Delta met at MSU
for its state day with Albion and
alumnae. A tour of the campus
was followed by a luncheon where
Mrs. James White, the district
president from Lansting, spoke.
Kappa's Hold Meeting
Kappa Kappa Gamma held its
annual alumnae meeting on Sat-
urday. Chapter president Laurie
Smith spoke on past years' activi-
ties and future plans. Rushing
chairman,
Delta Gamma will hold their
meeting on Saturday, May 21,
with MSU and Albion.
Alpha Epsilon Phi will hold its
regional meeting this summer with
MSU, OSU and Ohio University in
June.

CAROL SHOEMAKER

JEANETTE BRADAS

BEVERLY GOLDSTEIN

By JAN JAGUSCH
The courage to triumph over ad-
versity is the keynote of the early
musical career of Lois Marshall,
soloist in this year's May Festi-
val.
The Canadian soprano fought a
childhood battle with polio which
left her with a painful limp. Dur-
ing her hours of convalescence,
she entertained herself by playing
opera records and singing
At the age of 12, she enrolled at
the Toronto Conservatory. There
she became the pupil of Weldon
K i 1 b a r n, who has remained
throughout her career as her ac-
companist.
Serious Manner
Miss Marshall's early years of
study were marked by a grimly
serious manner which led Kilborn
to believe that she could never win
an audience.
With her first recital at 15, her
grim manner disappeared, and she
captured the hearts of her listen-
ers.
Miss Marshall won Canada's
highest musical prize, the Eaton
Award, and was named the out-

standing graduate of Toronto's
Royal Conservatory. She was giv-
en the Singing Stars of Tomorrow
Award which enabled her to sing
with the Toronto Symphony.
Wins Naumburg Award
In 1952 Miss Marshall had an
opportunity to present her talent
before audiences in the United
States when she won the Naum-
berg Award*
Since her arrival on the Ameri-
can concert stage, Miss Marshall
has appeared under such maestros

as Toscanini, Charles Munch, Thor
Johnson and Leopold Stokowski.
She is particularly noted for her
performance of Beethoven's "Mis-
sa Solemnis"
Visitors to the University's May
Festival will be able 'to hear Miss
Marshall as a soloist in "Missa
Solemnis" with the Choral Union
and the Philadelphia Orchestra at
8:30 p.m. on Friday.
The soprano may again be heard
in "Carmina Burana" at 2:30 p.m.,
Sunday.

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Parents Announce Engagements

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Place Cards ... Invitations ... Rushing Cards
Book Matches ... Correspondence Papers.
Orders placed now will be delivered in the fall in ample time for
your needs. Special discounts apply on many items ordered now.
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Shoemaker-
Kirkpatrick
Carol Ann Shoemaker's engage-
ment to Don L. Kirkpatrick, son of
Mr. and Mrs. John Q. Kirkpatrick
of Allen Park, was announced by
her father, Mr. Lloyd M. Shoe-
maker of Dearborn.
Miss Shoemaker attended Al-
bion College and the School of
Music last year.
Mr. Kirkpatrick is a senior in
mechanical engineering and is af-
filiated with Theta Delta Chi, Pi
Tau Sigma and the Michigan
Mimes.
The couple plans to be married
at the bride's home, Saturday,
June 18.
* * *
Goldstein-Rosenfeld
Mr. and Mrs. Philip D. Gold-
stein of Detroit, announce the en-
gagement of their daughter, Bev-
erly Vita, to Robert Clayton Ros-
enfeld, son of Mrs. Harry Shaffer
and the late Dr. Samuel Rosenfeld
of Columbus, 0.
Miss Goldstein is a freshman in
the literary college and is a speech
correction major.
Mr. Rosenfeld is a graduate of
Columbus Academy and Ohio
State University. He will enter
Wayne Law School in September
and is affiliated with Zeta Beta
Tau.
The couple plans to be married
Sunday, August 7.

Bradas-Fratto
Mr. and Mrs. Elliot Bradas of
Detroit announce the engagement
of their daughter, Jeanette Ann,
to Bernard Fratto, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Josiph Fratto, of Dearborn.
Miss Bradas is a freshman in
the literary college.
Mr. Fratto attends Henry Ford
College in Dearborn, where he is
studying accounting.

Stinson-Al len
The engagement of Luella Jane
Stinson to William S. Allen, Jr.,
son of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Allen of
Winnetka, Ill. was announced by
her parents, Dr. and Mrs. W. S.
Stinson of Bay City.
Miss Stinson graduated from the
literary college last year.
Mr. Allen is doing graduate
work at the University.

APPLY

IN PERSON

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Senior Coed Chosen Queen,
To Reign at Page One Ball

POSITION OPEN
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for an ambitious young man to learn
the book store business-
an excellent opportunity with a good future

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THE GIFT HORSE
Many of our friends will soon be graduating. What kind of
gifts should we give them?
Here is no simple question. It is never simple to find gifts for
people who have everything, and college students, as everyone
knows, are the most richly endowed of mortals. They've got
beauty and truth. They've got rhythm. They've got stout hearts,
willing hands, and a clear vision that dispels the miasmas of the
future as the morning sun sears away the last wisps of a cool,
night's fog. They've got heaps and heaps of money, as who would
not who has been receiving such a huge allowance over four
years of schooling?
What can we give them that they don't already have?
One infallible gift for the person who has everything is, of
course, a stethoscope. New models, featuring sequined earpieces
and power steering, are now on display at your local surgical
supply house. Accompanying each stethoscope is a gift card with
this lovely poem:
When you hear your heart beat,
When you hear it pound,
Remember me, your buddy,
William Henry Round.
If,, by some odd chance, your name does not happen to be
William Henry Round (you're laughing, but it's possible), here
is another dandy suggestion for the person who has everything
- a gift certificate from the American Bar Association.
These certificates, good at your local lawyer'. come in three
convenient sizes: small, medium, and large. The small certifieate
covers title searches and writs of estoppel. The medium size
covers torts, claim jumping, and violations of the Smoot-Hawley
Act. The large one covers kidnapping, murder, and barratry.
If, by some odd chance, you don't know what barratry is
(you're laughing, but it's possible), it is arson at sea. This inter-
esting crime is called after Cosmo "Bubbles" Barrat, a captain
in the British navy during the last century, who was addicted to
burning his ships. One man o' war after another fell victim to
his incendiary bent. The Admiralty kept getting crosser and
crosser, but every time they called in Captain Barrat for a
scolding, he would roll his big blue eyes and tug his forelock and
promise faithfully never to do it again. Oh, butter wouldn't
melt in his mouth, that one !
So they would give him another ship, and he would soon reduce
it to a scattering of charred spars. He burned more than 120,000
ships before he was finally discharged as "doubtful officer
material."
After his separation from the navy, he moved to Vienna where
he changed his name to Freud and invented Scrabble.
But I digress. I was listing gifts for the person who has every-
thing, and here is, another one. This gift, in fact, is not only for
persons who have everything, it is also for persons who have
nothing, for persons who have next to nothing, for persons who
have next to everything, and for persons in between. I refer,
of course, to-Philip Morris cigarettes. Here is the cigarette
for everybody-for everybody, that is, who likes a mild relaxing
smoke of fine vintage tobacco in a handsome brown package
that snaps open with the greatest of ease. For those, if such
there be, who like dull, nondescript tobacco in a package that
requires a burglar's kit to open, Philip Morris is definitely the
wrong gift.
Among the newer gifts that warrant your attention is a revolu-
tionary development in the enjoyment of recorded music. This

HOUSING COMMITTEE - The
Assembly Dormitory housing com-
mittee will meet at 4 p.m. today
in the League.
BURO-CATS - There will be L
mass meeting of all Buro-Cats at
5 p.m. today in the League. Rm'
will be posted.
* * *
WOMEN'S SENATE-The Wom-
en's Senate will meet at 4 p.m.
tomorrow in the League. League
houserepresentatives are asked
to attend.
* * *
ACTIVITIES CHAIRMEN - As-
sembly dormitory activities chair-
men will meet at 4 p.m. tomorrow
in the League.
* * *
JGP-Pictures from this year's
Junior Girls' Play may be ordered
in the League Undergraduate Of-
fice this week, and records may be
picked up.
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Well-euctd nltA
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uca ambitious girls who sup-
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By ROSE PERLBERG
"It's a lot of fun and certainly
a new experience," Miss Page One
of Detroit's Newspaper Guild de-
clared, speaking of the numerous
activities her new title entails.
Nancy Kovack, a 19-year-old
University senior who hails from
Flint was chosen to reign over the
Page One Ball from a state-wide
list of applicants.
Describing the Ball as the
Guild's annual publicity stunt,
Miss Kovack laughed as she re-
called her early part in the con-
test. "I didn't even know I was
entered," she exclaimed."My aunt
sent in my picture and I first
heard about it when she -called
to tell me I was one of 20 chosen
to appear before the judges!"
TV and Mgdeling Career
The tall, vivacious coed who
plans a career in television and
modeling, explained that all Mich-
igan women between the ages of
18 and 24 who had never been
married were eligible candidates.
"We modeled bathing suits, then
formals before four judges from
the Free Press and Times, mem-
bers of the Guild, who represent-
ed fields of reporting, advertising
and photography," Miss Kovak
continued. "After the group had
been narrowed to 10, we modeled
again
The new Queen's duties include
appearances on television shows,
something at which she is far
from a novice.
Speech Major
A speech major, Miss Kovak
takes part in a program over
WPAG-TV, Monday, Wednesday
and Friday evenings in connec-
tion with her courses atstheUni-
versity. "I do mainly Master of
Ceremonies work and interview
community people," she said.
News reports, children's narra-
tions and directing are also on the
agenda of this versatile coed.
Miss Kovack had her own disc
jockey show on radio at one time,
but she prefers the television med-
ium.
Waltz With the Governor
Her big assignment as Miss Page
One is to reign over the Ball,
which will be held Saturday at
Detroit's Statler Hotel. There se
will be officially crowned by Mayor
Albert E. Cobo.
"Gov. Williams will be a guest,"
the speech major commented,
"and he and I will open the dance
with a waltz."
Miss Kovack remarked that the
formal affair is open to the pub-
lic, and tickets may be purchased
at the door.
Luncheon Queen
The tall shapely model who

lives at Martha Cook, reigned over
the Page One Ball Award Lunch-
eon yesterday in connection with
the Guild's publicity campaign.
She was also interviewed on the
Mary Morgan Television show last
week and modeled an oriental cos-
tume advertising a coming movie.
More television appearances are
in store for the Queen before she
winds up her royal career at the
Ball.
"One of the nicest parts about
it," Miss Kovack declared, "is that
I get to design my gown for the
dance." The dress made to order
will be her own, a gift from the
Guild.

Education School
The School of Education
held elections recently and the
following students were chos-
en.
Claudia Moore Smith was
elected president; Joyce Lane,
vice-president; Nina Katz, sec-
retary; Shirleyan Chennault,
treasurer; Bob Alexander, so-
cial chairman; Jeannette Hick-
ey, publicity chairman; Len
Manheim, Walter Ransom, Em-
my Schlageter and Ruth Hay-
wood, members at large.

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