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March 16, 1939 - Image 5

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Annual Military

Ball Will Be

April 28 In

Union Ballroom

Hugh Downer
Names Heads
Of Committee
Sale Of Tickets Will Begin
April 1; Ball Decorations
To Be Announced Later
The 22nd annual Military Ball is to
be given Friday, April 28 in the ball-
room of the Union under the direc-
tion of Hugh C. Downer, '39E, gen-
eral chairman, it was announced yes-
The committees for the affair will
be composed of Paul A. Simpson,
'39BAd, in charge of finance and
tickets; Walter J. Hinkle, '40, pub-
licity head; and Henry A. Fedziuk,
'39E, and Robert C. Frailing, '39,
who are co-chairmen of the decora-
tions committee. They will be as-
sisted by James Ruth, '39E, and
John D. Lobb, Jr., '39E.
Other Chairmen Listed
Other committeemen are Allan A.
Andrews, '39E, who will handle pro-
grams and favors for the affair, anil
Downer and Edmund A. Guzewicz,
'4E, who will engage the orchestra.
William Bavinger, '40, and Richard
T. Waterman, '40, will be in charge
of the patrons and guests committee,
while Gordon H. Arnold, '40E, will
act as chairman of the floor com-
mittee. Ernest F. Scherer, '42E, is
secretary for the central committee.
The ticket sale, scheduled to begin
April 1, will be limited to 30), Hinkle
said. Decorations will be announced
early next week.
Patriotic Decoratins
Fletcher Henderson played for the
ball last year, and the decorations
consisted of the American flag and
red, white and blue banners. The
traditional stunt of the dance was
the entrance of an armored tank, out
of which stepped -two children, a boy
;and a girl. The act was the main
feature of the entertainment. The
exact nature of the stunt itself is al-
ways kept a secret until the night
of the Military Ball.
The general chairman last year was
Goff Smith, '38E.
W.A.A. Petitions
Due Toniorrow
Various W.A.A. Positions
Are Open To Women
The deadline for petitioning for
executive spositions on the Women's
Athletic Association board is noon
The positions open for petitioning
are president, vice-president, secre-
tary, treasurer, publicity manager,
intramural manager, awards chair-
man and American Federation of
College Women representative. The
only requirement for petitioning in
addition to scholastic eligibility is
that those seeking the presidency
must have served one year on the
board and be of second semester jun-
ior standing at the present time.
The vice-president is social chgir-
man of the organization and is gen-
eral chairman of the annual spring
project. The awards chairman keeps
a record of all participations and
gives awards. The intramural man-
ager takes charge of all intramural
tournaments, and the American Fed-
eration of College Women represen-
tative corresponds with the "Sport-
light," official magazine of that or-
Interviewing will be held from 4
p.m. to 5:30 p.m. tomorrow and from
2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Interview-

ing will be done by the senior mem-
bers of the present board and by the
faculty advisers.
Birthday Ball To Be
Saturday At Union
Continuing the afternoon festivi-
ties hinging around the Michigan
Birthday Broadcast, the Union is
holding a "Birthday Ball" from 9
p.m. to midnight Saturday, James
V. Halligan, '40F&C, Union social
chairman, announced yesterday.
The entertainment will include
grcrp singing of Michigan songs, and
i dance contest. Instructors for the
Swing Sessions, which will be given
at the League following Spring Vaca-
tioh, will pick out the best couple
on the floor as winners on the basis
of both swing dancing and otherwise,
Halligan said. The prize will be
tickets to the Swing Sessions.
This is the regular Union dance,
open to all members at the usual

To Lead Capitalist Ihdl Friday In Union

Debate Series League To e
First Winners Jail For Guests
Are Announced At Crease all
Four Dormitory Teams According to best legal procedure,
And Zeta Tau Alpha Win the "long arm of the law" will reach
Intramural Contest I out to bring the guests for Crease
Ball, annual lawyer's dance. to be
Zeta Tau Alpha, Martha Cook held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday,
Building team I, Alumnae House- Mareh 3i, into the League Ballroom,
Jordan Hall, Martha Cook Building Harry Brelsford, . '39L, and Robert
team U and Mosher Hall were the Ward, '39L, co-chairmen of decora-
winners of the first debates of the tions, have announced.
women's intramural series yesterday. Decorations Carry Out Theme
Participators Listed islegaleach usto courttrition
Margaret McDermatt, '41, and Jo- ! Asedleahummos toincou rdtinb
r of the dance. In past years, there has
sephine Kift, '40, affirmative team been little decoration of the dance
of Zeta Tau Alpha, defeated Jordan floor, but this year the ballroom and
Hall. Kappa Kappa Gamma team II the entrance hall will carry out the
lost to Jean Maxted, '40, and Mary i theme of the dance.
Martha Taylor, '41, Martha Cook A real policeman, seated at a night
Building negative team I, and Ze- sergeant's desk, will take tickets. The
I desk will be a traditional high one
novia Skoratko, '40 and Dorcas Cor- with twin globe lights on either side.
rin, '40, of Alumnae House-Jordan The hallway will give the effect of

The second annual Swing Session
To Be On Sase Today And eries will begin Wednesday, Aprilv19,
An it was announced yesterday by Elva
Tomorrow In League Pascoe, Grad., in charge of the series.
There will be four sessions, meeting
Ticket sale for the 1939 Senior every Wednesday night for four
Supper, Wednesday, March 22, opens weeks.
This Friday at the League and
from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. today in the Saturday at the Union 12 couples will
undergraduate office of the League. be chosen from the regular dancers,
The sale will continue during the and asked to dance alone, while two
same hours tomorrow. of these couples will then be chosen
Caps and gowns which "he senior and invited to attend the swing ses-
women will wear for the first time at sions in April. The same procedure
the Supper may be rented Tuesday, will be followed Friday and Saturday
in the ballroom of the League, Mar- nights of next week at the League
jorie Tate, '39, chairman, announced. and the Union.
A down payment of $7.50 must be One of the couples chosen each
made for each cap and gown. A re- night will be a "jitterbug" couple, and
funds of $5.00 will be made at the the other will be an example of "good,
return of the caps and gowns fol- plain dancing."

Hall. affirmative team, defeated
Kappa Kappa Gamma team I.
Grace Helen Barton, '41A, and
Janet Sargant, '40, Martha Cook
team II won over Delta Delta Delta
by default, and Martha Cook Build-
ing team III defaulted to Jane Sapp,
and Elizabeth Caster, of Mosher
Hall. Betsy Barbour Residence, e
11th team in the debate series drewj
a by for the first contest.
Next Series In Week'
The second debate in the series
will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday,
March 23, in Angell Hall. The line-
up for the contest will be: Alumnae
House-Jordan Hall affirmative team
versus Betsy Barbour Residence; Zeta
Tau Alpha affirmative team versus

{ passing down a corridor between rows
of jail cells.
Jail Door At Entrance
At the entrance to the ballroom
there will be an iron jail door, tend-
ed by a female warden with a bunch
of jangling keys. The bandstand will
be in the form of a bench. Law books
ten feet high will stand against the
ends of the bandstand, to give the
effect of bookends.
Frankie Masters will lead his or-
chestra from a judge's bench, and his
vocalist will sing from E witness
Ticket Sale Opens Today
Favors for the dance will be a
satire on the Michigan Law Review,
to be called the "Raw Review," Wil-
liam Jetter, '39L, and John Rae, '39L,
co-chairmen of tickets and publicity
have announced.
The ticket sale will open from 9
a.m. to 12 noon and from 2 p.m. to
4 p.m. today in Hutchens Hall to
senior law students, Jetter has an-
nounced. The dance is open only to
lawyers, he adds.


Martha Cook

Building team II;

Martha Cook Building affirmative
team I versus Mosher Hall.
Chairmen for the contest yesterday
were Kathryn Palmer, '41A, Mary
Jane Adsit, '40, and Mary Virginia
Bush, '40. The judges included Prof.
Herbert Weller, Prof. Harold B. Al-
len and Norman Reid, Grad.

Smartest Nev Shoes Feature
Spool Heels And Bright Colors
New Campus Footwear l and red form the saddle over a dur-
9 1O)WS Trend T OQar d ble, rough buck shoe designed to
match and contrast with spring suits.
Mexican, Cobbler Shoes And speaking of alligator, the
smartest possible dress shoes now
No spring wardrobe can possibly be being shown in New York are made
complete without 'smart new shoes to of this leather with platform soles
match the ensemble and give chic and deep cut uppers. Spectator pumps
and confidence to its wearer. The in new color combinations will mingle
with shoes of linen and gaberdine
Paris openings have contributed many mixtures at spring dances this year.
extreme versions, including spool Dutch Boys Practical
heels, stockingette shoes with high While the walking is still mud and
knitted tops in dozens of bright col- slush under foot wooden-soled Dutch
ors all of which would take the cour- Boys are practical and easily cleaned.
age of a lion to apear on campus They are a change with an eye toward
in them. warmer weather, while they still keep
them. the feet high abovo prosaic remind-
Hiraches Popular n's that winter is not fa. behind. a
There are many unusual new types IEastern colleges have taken canoe
of footwear that undoubtedly become moccasins to their hearts and' gradu-
favorites for co-eds all over the con- lly these comfortable shoes are
try, though. Witm the newvtrend to woi'Inng their way into Michigan's
ward the casual, Mexican Huraches K1=rsonality. Soft and easily cleaned,
have gained great popularity on he they are unparalleled for long spring
southern campuses and will be s hikes and canoe trips up the Huron,
here with the first warm days. As
well as white and neutral shades.,1' ld I
,hese cool sandals of hand woven
leather mnay be obtained in navy and Ti youts for membership in Zeta
other deeper colors.
Traditional saddle shoes, the co)- i Eta will be held at 7:15 p.m.
blers' gift to co-eds, are appearing today in the Portia Room of Angell
this spring in new colors and types Hlla for all women interested in
of leather. Alligator dyed navy, grecn x spe c'h work, MacArthur stated.

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