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July 15, 1939 - Image 3

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300 Southerti
Students Meet
At Melon Fest
Dr. Purdom Wields Kife
While Celebrationists Vie
For TheLargest Slice
More than 300 Southerners, with
authentic accents and otherwise,
were seen eating at the watermelon
cut last night in the League gar-
den at which all the Southern states
were well represented as well as a
really Southern Southerner who came
from Cuba.
All in all the Southerners devoured
34 long, broad melons. Dr. T. Lu-
ther Purdom wielded the knife
throughout the whole ceremony and
varied the slices, cutting some melons
lengthwiseand some crosswise.
The melons were eate in the true
Southern style. Not -a guest was al-
lowed to use any other aid in eating
than his own hands and teeth. All
the different styles of melon eating
were well in evidence. Some of the
guests worked on the slices left to
right, some right to left; while some
lunged in at the center. Then there
were the dainty eaters, who ate only
the heart of the melon, and the more
hungry ones who ate to the very
rinds. But every one of the true
Southerners there seemed to really
enjoy his melon.
Some of those seen eating and ex-
hibiting Southern drawls were: Conn
Bryan, N.C.; Edgar McLaughlin, W.
Va.; Joe Neal, Tex.; Grant Whipple,
Mo.; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Whitehead,
Ky.; Marguerite Mink, Okla,; Leslie
Reynolds, Oka, and James Dumas,
Others at the cut were James
Stockard, Texas, Mr" Comesanas,
Havana, Cuba; Spotswood Stoddard,
Ga.; Paul Burleson, Ala.; Carl Rich-
ey, Ala.; Mr. E. L. Harp, New Mex.;
Martha Pugh, Ala.; Ruth Keeter,
Tex.; Phil Newman, S. N.Y. and Den-
nis Flanagan, South Philadelphia.
A Southern dinner will be held in
the' League in a few weeks. Those
interested are asked to watch The
Daily for further imfrmation
To KeepKane
From Comedy
Police are guarding all entrances
to Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre this
week, during the performances of
'"The Two Gentlemen of Verona,"
and it is rumored that several plain
clothes men from the Federal Bu-
reau of Investigation ha been
among the audience at each perform-
Prof. Valentine Windt, director of
the production, 'has called in help to
prevent Whitford Kane from appear-
ing in the play in a part that Shake-
speare never wrote into "Two Gentle-
Kane, who is guest director of the
Repertory Players and star of the
next week's production of "Our
Town," is a well known actor of
Shakespearian roles with an envi-
able reputation in both United States
and England.
IDespite Windt's refusal of a role,
Kane swears that he will appear as
a "super"-a part in khich the actor
walks on stage and right off again
without having said any lines. Un-
usual as this is for him, Kane de-
clares that since the play is so sel-
dom produced, this may be his only
chance ever to appear in it. So it is
that he has a costume appropriate

for one of the "mob scenes" locked
away in readiness.;
Kane has appeared in 16 of Shake-
speare's plays but always with more
substantial parts-



...by Calope..



How about making use of that gap
in the early evening when you feel
out on a limb and bored with life. Do
you settle down to a dull lethargy in
those hours right after dinner when
it's too early to take in a movie or
dance and there are no bluebooks in
the offing?
If you do, we suggest that you- ac-
cept the kind hospitality of Dr. Mar-

course in town with only a little more
accuracy in your putting, you might
try practicing on the green which is
kept in perfect condition for your
benefit. On the other hand, if we have
the cart before the horse and it's your
drive that has you worried, you can
practice that on the grounds beyond
the tennis courts. There is really no
excuse for driving into a wheat field

Cinese Social
To ave Music
By Earl Stevens
On the steps of the Rackham
Building from 8 p.m. to 12 p.m. next
Friday and Saturday, Earl Stevens
and his orchestra will provide dance
music for an ice cream festival to be
held on the Mall between the League
and Hill Auditorium.
Free entertainment will be provid-
ed by Chinese students and proceeds
from the affair will be used to send
medical aid to China.
The function is being planned un-
der the auspices of Mayor Walter C.
Sadler, who is being assisted by Prof.
J. Raleigh Nelson, counsellor to for-
eign students; Miss Ethel McCor-
mick, social director of the League;
Utah Tsao, representative of the
Chinese students; Beth O'Roke;
president of the League; Virginia
Osgood, of the League executive
council; Edward C. Pardon, head of
the Buildings and Grounds depart-
ment and Mrs. Edward Blakeman.
Patrons for the affair are: Dr.
and Mrs. Alexander Ruthven, Mr.
and Mrs. James Inglis, Mrs. Byrl
Bacher, Mrs. Arnold Goss, Dr. and
Mrs. L. A. Hopkins, Prof. and Mrs.
Carl Rufus, Mr. and Mrs. E. W.
Blakeman, Prof. and Mrs. A. Bader,
Mrs. Mable Ross Rhead, Prof. and
Mrs. John Shepard, Prof. and Mrs.
Leroy Waterman, Father Thomas R.
Carey, Dr. I. Rabinowitz, Prof. and
Mrs. L. M. Eich, President and Mrs.
Charles Sink.
Play's 'Technical
Staff Announced
Announcement was made yester-
day of the stage and technical crew
for the play, "The Two Gentlemen of
Verona," now being given by the
Michigan Repertory Players.
Members of the staff are Donald
Baldwin, stage manager; Kenneth
Wax, assistant stage manager; Louise
Horton, Howard Hill, Zabel Arjemi-
an and Arthur Forbes, grips; Ann
Kleiner, electrician; Doris Ferry, Nor-
ma Vint, Carol Foley, Ivan Cole and
David Goldringer, assistants; Mar-
gery Soenkenson, property mistress;
Helen Hirshey, Naomi Jewell, Kath-
eryn Keefe, Helen Maloney and Carrie
Van Lissel, assistants; Atwood. Hud-
son,' "keeper of the menagerie";
EdithVanrBeek, call girl; Ethel
Swanson, prompter; and Mildred
Davis, Mary Muldoon, Ethel Peaslee
and B. Odom Day, costume assis-
tants. A
Maize Mine A'Wa'nt Ad

garet Bell and indulge in some mild
games at Palmer Field. Or, if you
feel in a particularly athletic mood
you might play a few fast sets of
tennis or try your hand at some volley
This entertainment is being provid-
ed free of charge for the benefit of all
women students and their guests, and
the Women's Physical Education De-
partment wants all of you to feel free
to come and sit on the terrace of the
Women's Athletic Building or play
games every evening.
The program aims toward the pro-
motion of mixed sports, and all that
you need to do to participate is to go
to the desk in the Women's Athletic
Building and sign up for what ever
equipment you wish to use.
In the line of non-vigorous sports
we find that croquet and deck tennis
are riding high in popularity this
summer, as though they are both
fairly quiet games, they bring out a
keen competitive spirit and are especi-
ally ideal during hot weather.
Or, if you feel capable of more
active exercise but aren't quite up to
chasing balls on the courts, you may
play either "horse-shoes -or golf.
If you could break par on any
Moller Takes Lead
In GolfI Tournneit
OKLAHOMA CITY, July 14.-(M)-
Larry Moller, a 30-year-old lumber-
man from Quincy, Ill., assumed the
role of giant killer in the Western
Amateur Golf tournament today,
blasting both former champion Gus
Moreland and defending champion
Bob Babbish out of the meet on suc-
cessive rounds.
After taking the measure of More-
land, the Peoria, Ill., veteran who
holds the course record, 3 and 2,
Miller staved off a gallant rally by
the title-holder from Detroit to win
1-up in the quarter-finals.
Babbish defeated Moller, two-time
champion of Illinois, in the semi-
finals of the 1938 tournament at
South Bend, Ind.
Harry Todd, 22-year-old Dallas,
Tex., husky, played, steady golf in
bumping Don Kennedy of Stanford
University, 4 and 2. Kennedy on only
two holes.

or a sand trap and ruining your score,
when you have an opportunity to
brush up on your swing every evening
in the week, without having to bear
the snickers of hard-hearted golf
We feel certain that there will be a
good. turn out at Palmer Field every
evening, as an invitation to sit on a
cool terrace and talk to your friends
and even to make new acquaintances,
or play any of a number of games
free of charge sounds like a sure-
fire bet.
. and.,
The marriage of Mary Louise Field,
daughter of Mrs. Dolly Andrews Field
,of Minneapolis, Minn., and Gordon
R. Fritch, son of Mrs. Gilts Morton
Fritch of Detroit, will take place at
4:30 p.m. today at Mrs.' Field's sum-
mer home on Lake Minnetonka.
Miss Field has been teaching at'
the University Elementary School for
three years and graduated from the
University of Minnesota. Mr. Fritch
graduated from the engineering col-
lege at the University of Michigan in
1931 and is a member of Theta Delta
Chi fraternity.





nuday Dinner .. mJy 16

Fancy Melon Coupe
Chicken Gumbo, Louisiana
Jellied Madriliene
Branch Celery Mix

Crab Flakes Ravigote
Iced Grapefruit Juice
Consomme Celestine
Olives Sweet Pickles

Nickels Arcade



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Fresh Shrimp and Lobster, a la New Burg en Pattie Shell 1.25
Stuffed Long Island Duckling, Dressing,
Spiced Crabapple ...... ................ .. 1.25
Roast Prime Ribs of Choice Beef, Au Jus ...........1.25
Loin Pork Chops Saute, Hot Spiced Apples .........1.00
Cold Roast Turkey and Baked Ham, Potato Salad . . 1.25
Union Special Steak Dinner.................... .1.50
Tenderloin or Porterhouse with French Fried Potatoes
to order.
Potatoes Au Gratin French Fried Potatoes Boiled Potato
Fresh Green Beans Corn on Cob Pickled Beels
Arabian Peach Salad
Lettuce Hearts, Roquefort Dressing

Butter Cream Layer Cake
Red Raspberry Parfait
Swiss Gruyere'Cheese with Wo
French, Rye, Graham, Whi

Fresh Blueberry Pie

Peppermint Candy Ice Cream
afers Cantaloupe.a la mode
te Bread Fig Muffins
Milk Buttermilk



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