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DE M 13. 1959





]arkley Officially Open

President Describes Start
Of Temporary Government'
each house, arts-publicity, service,
"It's been very interesting start- scholarship and judiciary. Chair-
ing student government from men of these committees are mem-
scratch," said Jane Murphy, '59' bers of their house council and are
president of Markley Hall. also members of the all-Markley
"It's something you don't want committees.
to do twice, but it's fun." Council of House Presidents
At the beginning of the year, The Markley Council is corn-
only Jordan Hall had a full coun- posed of eight house-presidents
cil. The other seven houses had and house vice - presidents, the
five pro-tem officers, a president, chairmen of the 'four all-Markley
treasurer, judiciary chairman, so- committees, a secretary and a
cial chairman and big sister chair- treasurer.
man. At the beginning of the year,
These officers had been inter- the eight house - presidents of
viewed and appointed by As- Markley elected Miss Murphy and
sembly last spring and were in Ruth Mowers, '60, president and
office until November. At that secretary of the Markley Council.
time, elections were held to deter- They were elected only as pro-
mine the officers for the rest of tem officers, but by decision of
the year. the Council they will remain in
Working Plan Governs office until the next election.
At present, Markley operates Mary Schenk, '60, was appointed
under the Markley Working Plan, treasurer -by the Council in Octo-
which was drawn up by the As- ber.
sembly Board. It is designed to Constitutions To Be Drafted
carry Markley's house government Separate constitutions for each
through the first months of its of the houses and one for Markley
operation. as a whole will be drafted in the
Under terms of the Working spring. Since Markley is so large,
Plan, each house elects its own things work out better if the gov-
president, vice-president and cor- ernment of each house is as in-
ridor representatives. dependent as possible from the
There are four committees in others, Miss Murphy remarked.



ratulations, University of Michigan, on the new


-Daily-Harold Gassenheimer
RELAXATION-Students chat over soft drinks in the lounge area
of the Markley Snack Bar. The other two of three segments
include a cafeteria and dining area and a recreational corner with
ping-pong and card tables. Students have termed the modernly
furnished room with yellow and salmon walls the "Double 'M'
'Sn1ack Bar ,Servihes Hal
When women of Mary Markley
Hall feel hungry they do not have and that the residents are begin-
to leave the building. nas ing to refer to it as the Double
Instead, they can buy almost ".M" Club, instead of the snack
everything except pizza in the bar.
snack bar on the first floor of Divided in Three Areas
the Hall. The cafeteria counter is separ-
Mildreth K r e t z s c h m a r, cor ated from the rest of the largeI
ordinating director of Markley, ex- room by floor to ceiling louvered j
plained that the snack bar was panels.I
planned to be a "friendly" place The room itself is divided into?
--- three areas. Tables of three sizes
in the middle of the rectangular
room - round tables which seat
six or eight square tables for four

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Soc iAiiRPlole
l d . .~At e ' rmet"W e've been so busy getting *
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started, we've hardly had time for ties. Their homecoming display of Since it is new, Markley lacks
social activities," Mildred F. a giant chicken and egg won sec- tradition that other dorms have
Kretzschmar, coordinating director ond place in the homecoming dis- acquired over the years. Fisher
of Markley Hall, said, play competition. One of theHoshpeitastred n.
yf hake lsi.ouses placed in the Lantern House hopes it has started one.
But that's not the way it sounds Ihs lce in the erh t has challenged Blagdon1House
outsider.Night contest. Four of the eight-
Markley held mixers at the be- ousese y weC finalists to ay in the Arboretum.
ginning of the year, as did all the in the Assembly-IHC Sing.od inte rt
dormitories. Individual houses Decorate Hall Hold International Dinners
have had exchange dinners with The Chr stmas season arrived Jane Murphy, '59, president of
men's housing units every Thurs- with a Markley Hall, explained how the
day night since early October. dorm's social activities are organ-
Several of the houses have also Thursday night Markley held a ized. Each house has its own social
had dances. dorm decorating party. Ten trees chairman and committee, she said.
International Week was Mark- were decorated with 40 strings of These girls schedule social activi-
ley's biggest activity to date. Inter- lghts and ornaments contributed ties for their own house.
national students living in the y residents. When a central social committee
dorm were dinner guests in their All the ornaments - some of is organized, it will be composed
houses. After dinner, movies of them handmade - were inscribed of the social chairmen of all the
Indonesia were shown. Dandes and with the name and graduating houses, Miss Murphy commented.
exhibits from Burma and Belgium year of the contributor. Refresh- The central committee will be very
added to Markley's International ments were served and carols sung loosely organized. In such a large
Week program, during the decorating, dorm, things work out better if
Residents of Markley have shown Afterwards, each house held its the number of people involved is
great interest in campus activi- own Christmas party. kept as low as possible, she added.

people and small tables for two.
At one end of the room are blue,
white and yellow chairs and dav-
enports in modern styles. This
area will also contain a television,

At the opposite end of the room
is a recreation area with two ping
pong tables. Card tables will com-
plete the furnishing of this por-
Dividers have been ordered to,
make the three sections more dis-
tinct and separate from each oth-
er. Candy and cigarette machines
will be installed soon.
Open Daily
The snack bar opens for busi-
ness at 8 a.m. on weekdays and
4:30 p.m. on Sundays. It is closed
during dinner hours to encourage
students to eat in the dining room.
Special take-out containers are
provided for students who wish to
take food to their rooms,
In charge of the snack bar is
Mrs. Louis Kambas. Five full-time
employes and six part-time em-
ployes work under her.

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