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-EDNESDAT EB. 14, 1940 -


Griff Williams'Orchestra To Play At Annual Caducet

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Of Committees
Are Announced
Dance Theme Is Based
On Trials, Tribulations
Of Medical School Life
Griff Williams and his orchestra,
featuring vocalists Buddy Moreno
and BobnKirk, will play for the sev-
enth annual Caduceus Ball to be
held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Wednes-
day, Feb. 21, in Union ballroom, Jack
Hodgson, '40M, general chairman,
announced yesterday.
Williams' engagement to play for
the annual medical formal, tradition-
ally held on the eve of Washington's
birthday, might be termed poetic
justice, Hodgson said, for the ver-
satile orchestra leader and composer
was well on his way to an M.D. de-
gree at Stanford University before
finally deciding to follow a musical
Williams will come to Ann Arbor
from Chicago where he has just fin-
ished a record engagement at the
Stevens Hotel.
Committee heads who will assist
Hodgson in directing central com-
mittee work include Arby Bailey,
'40M, tickets; Paul LeGolvan, '40M,
decorations; Phillip Turner, '40M,
music; Horace Allen, '40M, patrons,
and Robert Christiansen, '41M, pub-
Mason Maynard, '41M, and Loren
Wanless, '40M, will also serve on the
ticket committee, while Allen Mac-
Donald, '40M, Howard Lawrence,
'41M, and Donald Eppler, '41M, will
helpdLeGolvan with decorations for
the dance.
The trials and tribulations suffered
by the medical student from the date
of his enrollment through his com-
pletion of the course will form the
main theme of the ball, LeGolvan
Caduceus Ball takes its name from
the caduceus emblem, the staff of
Apollo the Healer entwined with two
snakes, which is now used as the
official insignia of the medical pro-
Final Tryouts
Will Be Today
JGP Cast To Be Chosen
In Mendelssohn Theatre
Today is the last day for junior
.women to try out for "Hi-Falutin"',
the 1940 JGP; and Richard McKel-
vey, director of the play, will con-
tinue casting from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.
in Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre in the
All women who wish to take any
part, either in the choruses or a
major role, must attend the tryouts
today, Jane Grove, general chairman,
announced. Health re-checks should
be handed in to Annabel Van Winkle,
chairman of patrons, and applicants
should bring their eligibility cards
and their class dues.
Members of committees for the
production may also take part, and
the central committee members are
assisting McKelvey with the casting.
Betty Ann Chaufty, chairman of
th&eiusic -dmflnitVtoe said that music
for numbers to be used in the play
are still being accepted.

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To Appear Feb. 21

Red Nichols'

Band Signed For Frosh Frolic


Novel Scheme
Of Decorations
Will Be Used,

Freshmen Will
Petition Today
Until Monday
Petitions for positions on the cen-
tral committee for the 1940 Fresh-

Tickets Will Go On Sale
Tomorrow And Friday
At Bus Desk Of Union


Local Children
To See Puppets
And Pantomime
Children's Theatre history will be
made when the curtain goes up on
the fourth and last of this season's
productions at 3:45 p.m. Friday.
Three features of the program are
new: the participation of University
students, the presentation of a dance
pantomime entitled "Cinderella,"
and the marionnette show "Sleeping
The first two of this seasons pro-
ductions were plays given in the typi-
cal Children's Theatre tradition -
that is, they were played by children
to a children's audience. The third,
"Dick Whittington and His Cat,"
was given in January and was the
first musical comedy attempted by
the group. Close on its heels come
this, a program combining two new
features-the marionette show and
dance pantomime, and including in
its cast' approximately 40 University
students as well as a group of chil-
Music for "Cinderella" has been
arranged by Stanley Lock, and in-
cludes some original scores of his"
own. Lock will also direct his or-
chestra during the performances, and
thereby scores. another "first" for
this production since it will be the
initial appearance. of an orchestra
in the pit during a Children's The-
atre program.
Jeanne Burt, '40Ed, will play Cin-
derella in the dance pantomime, and
Joseph Gornbein, '41, will have the
male lead as the Prince. Mrs. Sara
Graf will play the mother role, and
the parts of the sisters will be taken
by Bernice Wolfson, '40, and Char-
lotte Kinney. Alexander Miller,

Red Nichols and his famous Pen-
nies have been engaged co play for
Frosh Frolic, annual freshman class
dance, to be held from 10 p.m. to 2
a.m. Friday, March 1 in the Union
ballroom, Edgar Gibson, general!
chairman, announced yesterday.
Gibson also stated that tickets for
the dance will go on sale from 1:30
p.m. to 5:30 p.m., tomorrow and Fri-
day, at the Union bus desk. Tickets
will cost two dollars and a half and
will be sold only to freshmen who
present their identification cards at
the time of the purchase, Gibson
A Hawaiian theme of decorations,
replete with leis for the orchestra'
and a southern atmosphere, will be
carried out at the dance where pa-
trons will' be transported from the
wind and chills of March in Ann
Arbor to a Honolulu "Indian sum-
Central committee positions for
the dance are held by Olga Gruhzit,
patrons chairman; James Pierce,
music chairman; James Morrison,
program chairman; Richard Schoel,
decorations chairman; Jerome Klein,
tickets chairman, Rosamond Meyer
and Howard Wallach, co-chairmen of
publicity and Gibson.
Women have been granted 2:30
a.m. permission for the dance by the
office of the Dean of Women. FTosh
Frolic is the second class d'ance of
the year to have late permission
More than 350 couples attended
the 1939 Frosh Frolic. Tommy Tuck-
er and his orchestra furnished the
music, and a nautical theme of dec-
orations was used.

man Project are being accepted inj
the Undergraduate Office of the
League today and petitioning will
continue through Monday, Betty
Sloe, '40, chairman of Judiciary
Council, announced.
Blanks to be used for petitions are
available at the Undergraduate Of-l
fice, and members of Wyvern, junior'
women's honorary society, will be
there to assist the freshman woman
in filling them out.
First Opportunity For Freshmen
This is the first opportunity for
freshmen to'participate in extra-
curricular activities, and will prove
to be invaluable experience in ap-
plying for other positions in the
League and other positions on cam-
Positions' open for petitioning are
general chairman, patrons, recorder,
dance, music, costumes, publicity,
tickets, program, finance and decora-
tions chairmen.
Sould Get Eligibility Cards
Eligibility cards for second semes-
ter should be obtained as soon as
possible for work on committees and
for chairmanships. It is important
that all freshmen interested in
League activities should participate
in the project.
Last year's Freshman Project was
called "Puddle Jump" and was di-
rected by Betty Fariss; '42, and Hel-
en Barnett, '41, was general chair-
man of the project of the year be-
fore, "Hayseed Hop."
New ushees To Register
Women students entering the Uni-
versity for the first time this semes-
ter must register for rushing if they
wish to be rushed by the sororities
on campus, announced Barbara
Bassett, '40, Panhellenic president.
Miss Bassett will be in the Under-
graduate Office of the League from
3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday to handle
registration and answer questions for1
both transfers and freshmen whoI
wish to consult her at that time.

Board Meeting
Will Be Held'
Assembly Representatives
Will Vote On Questions
All independent women interested
in working on Assembly Ball to be
held Friday, March 8, should attend
the Assembly Board meeting at 4:30
p.m. tomorrow in the Ethel Fountain
Hussey room of the League, Mary
Frances Reek, '40, Assembly presi-
dent announced.
Central committeemen for the
ball will be presented to the group;
they will explain the duties of their
committees and announce dates for
future meetings.
As some important questions will
be voted upon, Miss Reek stated, it
is necessary for any of the represen-
tatives of the dormitories, League
houses, or of the Ann Arbor Indepen-
dents who will be unable to attend to
be excused by the president of her
group and send a substitute.
Representatives from the different
groups will be asked to sit together
in order that the secretaries of each
group may check attendance more
readily, Miss Reek continued.
Assembly Council will produce a
short skitwhich may prove benefi-
cial to the independent women,
averred Miss Reek.
Freshmen representatives from
Jordan Hall may vote if they are
eligible. The representatives from
Stockwell Hall will be chosen as soon
as possible.
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Initiation, Elections Told
Alpha Gamma Sigma, independent
women's sorority announces the in-
itiation of Helen Campbell, '43 and
Anne McDonald, '42A. New officers
have been elected by Zeta Psi. They
are John 0. Tietjen, '41E, president;
Charles H. Gould, '42E, vice-presi-
dent; Charles B. Pekor, '41E, secre-
tary and Robert L. Gustafson, '41E,
'40SM, will have the part of the jes-
ter, while Katherine Sprick, '41, will
play the fairy godmother.

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