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Ar, FE. 16, 1939









Ball Friday, March j

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Moping On The Mall,
By Meandering Minnie
THE week end of the year has past and all the battered husks that pass
for students have crept back to tife campus and their favorite pipe courses.
After all, spring is coming, and one must plan for plenty of outdoor exercise.
Take care of your body, Mazie, she said, munching
on a raw carrot--
J.G.P. is at last really getting under way. The
drahma of it, that is. Tryouts for "A Pig In A Poke,"
as it is familiarly called by the committee, went on
Tuesday and yesterday. Each candidate must go
through a nerve-wracking ordeal before she can
get her job in the last row of the chorus. (The fat
,one, third from the left.)
Trying out consists of creeping over to the
League, where one is accosted at the theatre door
and forced at the point of a lead pencil to hand over one buck. After passing
that hurdle successfully, the prospective actress lurks around with other
kindred souls, also lurking, until it is time to go on the stage.
Pianist Awaits Singers On Stage... .
On the stage sits a lone pianist, surrounded by popular music of all
decades. Selecting one at random, the junior gives tongue in full voice. Next
she reads about fifteen lines in her most resonant, throbbing voice, conjur-
ing up visions of Jane Cowl and Katherine Cornell the e


One young lady was startled by the request, made in
a sepulchral voice floating up from the inky blackness of
the theatre-"Lemme see your legs!" Her expression and
answering remark must have been something, for the cen-
tral committee sitting down there burst into guffaws.
Zelda Davis and Betty Nichols were doing the meas-
uring for costumes, and Jane Nussbaum, costume chair-
man and all, was wielding a mean tape measure herself.
Betty Stadelman led the women in to the slaughter, as it
were, and Fran Henderson had entrenched herself at the
doorway to gather in dollar bills. Jean Tibbits, finance
chairman, was officiating here and there, and Jane Hart
were waiting their turn at emoting.

and Earla Dodge

Buffet Supper
WilI Precede
Annual Dance
Sale Of Tickets To Begin
Feb. 23; Independents
Only Allowed To Attend
Blue Barron and his orchestra have
been secured to play for :Assembly
Ball which will be given Friday,
March 3,, at the League, it was an-
nounced yesterday by Charlotte Houk,
'39, general chairman of the dance,
at a mass meeting for all independent
The orchestra comes to Ann Arbor
direct from a nine-month engage-
ment in the Green room of the Hotel
Edison, New York City, with nightly
broadcasts over NBC.
Buffet Supper Planned
A buffet supper is scheduled to pre-
cede the ball and will be given at 7:30
p.m. in the Grand Rapids and Hussey
Rooms of the League. Reservations
for the supper can be made at the
main desk in the League and all reser-
vations must be made by Tuesday,
Feb. 28. Tickets for the supper will
sell at 75 cents a person.
Tickets for the ball will go on sale
Thursday, Feb. 23, and will be sold for
$3.50 a couple in the undergraduate
office of the League. The ticket sale
will be open only to independent
Free Ticket Given
A special feature of the mass meet-
ing for independents, held at 5 p.m.
yesterday in the ballroom of the
League, was a chance to receive a free
ticket to the buffet supper which will
proceed the ball. Balloons were
thrown from the balcony above the
ballroom, and Frances Johnson, '41,
received the lucky balloon entitling
her to a free ticket.
There will be a meeting of the dec-
oration committee at 4:30 p.m. today
in the undergraduate office of 'the
JGP Committees
Announce Meetings
There will be a meeting of the fi-
nance committee of Junior Girls Play
at 4 p.m. today, Jean Tibbets, chair-
man announced yesterday. The pub-
licity committee will meet at 5 p.m.
today. Katherine MacIvor, chair-
man, urges that all members be pres-
ent as the program of their activities
will be discussed and work will start
Mary Minor, chairman of pr,-
grams, announced that there will be
a meeting of her committee at 5 p.m.
Friday. All women expecting to
participate in the play itself or be on
a committee must get their health
recheck and eligibility slip as soon
as possible. A deadline will be set
later, Pattie Haislip, assistant chair-
man said.
To Hold First Of Country
Dancing Classes Tonight

George Smith Is
Chairman Of
Students' Sixth


Mr. Osborne's orchestra is to
play for the sixth annual Ball given
by the Medical School students,
Dance Classes
To Start Soon

The sixth annual Caduceus Ball,
medical school formal dance, will be
held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tues-
day. in the Union Ballroom, 'George
Smith, '39M, general chairman of
the affair announced yesterday. Mu-
sic will be furnished by Will Osborne
and his Slide Orchestra, with Lynn
Davis and Dick Rogers.
Committee Heads Named
Committee heads are as follows:
John Wolgamot, '39M, ticket chair-
man; John P. Berger, '39M, publicity
chairman; Robert G. Carney, '39M,
chairman of decorations; Mahlon S.
Sharp, '39M, chairman of chaperons;
Chailes B. Henley, '39M, financial
chairman, and Norman F. Gehring-
er, '39M, music chairman.
Osborne's orchestra, which now in-
cludes 14 members besides ,himself,
was organized in 1924 with six mem-
bers. The extreme jazz then in vogue
gave rise to (Osborne's decision to
create a type of soft rhythm similar
to organ music, and it was from this
that his representatives named him
"Creator of Slide Music." Osborne
is a graduate of St. Andrews College.
A feature of his music is the use

To Play For Caduceus I

of three slide trumpets along with
three regular trombones in some of
his own arrangements. The slide
trumpet, according to his representa-
tives' catalogue, is a new instrument
resembling a miniature trombone.
Appeared In New York \
Osborne's orchestra appearances
have included the Hotel New Yorker
in New York City for a season; the
Blackhawk Cafe, Chicago, and the
Normandie Ballroom in Boston.
The 1938 Caduceus Ball was held
Monday, Feb. 21, in the Union Ball-
room with Anson Weeks and his cr-
chestra providing the music. It was
sponsored by Galens.

Will Osborne's
Band To Play
'Slide' Music

Nine places on the women's varsity
debate team will be open this semes-'
ter, and participation in the intra-
mural debate series now being spon-
sored by the League is the best pos-
sible training for these varsity open-
ings, Mrs. Frederic O. Crandall, fac-
ulty advisor for the contest, 'an-
noinnced yesterday.
At the mass meeting for all women
interested in the intramural debate
series at 4 p.m. yesterday in room
3209 Angell Hall, Mrs. Crandall de-
scribed the value of participation in
the intramural contest as prepara-
tion for the intercollegiate varsity
debates. All women wishing to en-
ter the debate series should contact
Betty Bricker, '40, or Anne Hawley,
'40, co-chairmen.
Barbara Newton, '41, Jane Krause,
'41, and Margory Lee Lehner, '39Ed,

Caduceus Ball To Be Tuesday At Union

Debating Discussed At Meeting

members of the ]938-39 women's var-
sity debate team competed in the in-
tramural debate series last year. Miss
[newton debated for Gamma Phi Beta,
taking first place in the contest. Miss
Krause of Delta Gamma, took part
in the final round of last year's se-
ries, and Miss Lehner, a memberof
Delta Gamma team two, debated in
the semi-finals.
League points will also be offered
to the participants in the intranural
debate series. Two points will be
given for the first round, and one
point for each round following. Win-
ners of the contest will be awarded
two extra points.


League To Open
Series Tuesday



Committee Snickers In Audience e.. .
Dottie Shipman, Kay MacIvor and Pattie Haislip were in the audience,
watching Dick MdElvie anxiously as he pondered each likely-looking singer.
Berta Leete was stewing over just what she should check on the card re-
questing a list of her stage abilities. Mary Jane Kronner was rushing
around with her hands full of O'Neill's plays. Helen Ralston got up and
sang with nary a quiver and Annabel Dredge was muttering lines from
"Dinner At Eight" to herself offstage. Harriet Thom worked herself into
a good case of nerves while awaiting the fatal hour.
The Union Council did its bit toward initiating incoming freshies yes-
terday at their Coffee Hour. During this super "socal hour" Ann Servicky
and Richard Dolenga danced by, Janet Cogdill and Ford Whippel also
seemed to be enjoying this slant on Collitch life. Out in the lounge Jeanne
Crump, Mary Hayden and Bill Langford were chatting over prospects of
a new semester. Phyllis Lovejoy, Virginia Phelps, Beverly Bernstein, and
Abram Jacobson were some of the freshmen greeted by Marcia Connell,
Stephanie Parfet and Dorothea Krouse, members of the Orientation

The second semester series of danc-
ing classes to be sponsored by the
League will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tues-
day in the League Ballroom. Be-
ginning classes are to meet from 7:30
p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, and the
intermediate class will meet at the
same time Wednesdays.
Grace Wilson, '39, is in charge of
the dancing classes, and Elva Pascoe,
Grad., is the instructor. Miss Pascoe
has studied at the Arthur Murray
Studios in Detroit, and was in charge
of last semester's successful series of
classes at the League.
The price of the lessons is three
dollars for the series of eight, and
the proceeds will go toward the Un-
dergraduate Fund, as did the pro-
ceeds from last semester. Miss Wil-
son urges all women vbho are inter-
ested in being assistants at the classes
to attend a meeting at 1 p.m. Sat-
urday in the League. The assistants,
it is understood, will not have to pay
a fee.
W.A.A. Planning
Basketball Practice
An open practice for all women
students interested in playing club
basketball this semester will be held
at 4:30 p.m. today at Barbour Gym-
nasium, June Roberts, '41Ed., man-
ager, announced. Those attending
are asked to dress for play.
A round robin tournament will be
held this year similar to those held
during the past two years. The
Ithn d *r.anizing team will bhi

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-Effective Febr'uary 15,; 1939

The first.-of the series of classes in determied a th em tingto 4
American country dancing, given for determined at the meeting toda
faculty members and graduate stu- Miss Roetsa pg.
dents, will be held from 7:30 p.m. to Miss Roberts is rstudent basketba
9 p~. tday at the Women's Athletic mayer, 41astuetbkta
Building, manager.
The classes, which are sponsored by -"
the women's physical education de- 'Pay-Off' Tickets On Sah
partment, will be taught by Miss
Helen Ellis, instructor in the de- Tickets for the "Pay-Off," to b
partment. The other three classes given from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday
in the series will be given Thursdays, Feb. 24, in the ballroom of the Leagu
March 2, 16 and 30. The charge for are on sale at the desk in the League
the entire series will be one dollar a and can be purchased from mei.
couple and 75 cents single admission. I bers of Mortar Board.


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