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Announce Uate
Of Petitioning
For '41 JGP
Applications For Positions
Are Due April 15 To 19;
Chairmanship Is Created
Signs of activity in connection with
next year's Junior Girls Play ap-
peared yesterday when Doris Merk-
er, '41, chairman of Judiciary Coun-
cil, announced that petitioning 'or,
central committee positions will be-
gin Monday, April 15, and continue
until 5 p.m. Friday, April 19.
A new chairmanship has been
added to the central committee posi-
tions, that of scenery chairman. Oth-
ers will be the same, consisting of
general chairman, patrons, tickets,
finance, programs, make-up, dance,
music, publicity, costume, ushers, and
properties.
Other positions which are not,
however, on the central committee,
will be book-holder, recorder, assist-
ant dance chairman, and assistant
costume chairman.
Interviewing will be held from 3
p.m. till 5 p.m. each day from Tues-
day, April 23, through Friday, April
26, in the Undergraduate Office of
the League, Miss Merker said.
All sophomore women may petition
for these positions,
Announce Sale Deadline
Final Military Ball ticket sale
for basic students will be from 4
p.m. to 5 p.m. today in Room 303,
We t Engineering Annex. The
bal will be held from 10 p.m. to
2 a.m. Friday, April 26, in the
Union Ballroom.

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Wesleyan Guild
To Hold Party
Annual Banquet, Dance
Will B3e GivenApril 19
Highlighting their social events of
the year and bPeaking tradition forI
the first time, the Wesleyan Guild,!
campus Methodist students' organiza-
tion, will hold its annual formal ban-
quet and dance in Charles McKenny
Hall, Ypsilanti, Friday, April 19. The
affair will be open to the 1,600 Meth-
odist-preference students attending
the University, general chairman,
Burr Clifford, Grad, announced yes-
terday.
Assisting in preparations for the
banquet and party will be commit-
tee heads Osmar Ullrich, '42E, music;
Douglas MacNaughton, Grad., tick-
ets; Jane Higbee, '41, programs; Car-
oline Curtis, '42, decorations; Bar-
bara Summers, '40; and Margaret
Forsythe, '40, banquet; Jean Wester-
man, '42, and Hilda Van Tuyl, '40,
programs; and Frederick Liechty,
'40BAd., publicity chairman.
JCP Cast Itiust Claim
Play Togs By Saturday
Remnants of the 1940 Junior Girls',
Play still linger in the, Undergradu-
ate Office of the League in the form
of forlorn-looking working clothes
left bymembers of the dance chor-
uses, and anyone who has an attach-
ment to them should call for hers not
later than noon Saturday or they will
be confiscated.

6her /ere
By VICKI

India Neglects Primary Schools
Expands Universities, Student

Installation banquet became past
history at 8:30 p.m. Monday and next
year's crop of BWOC's received their
well-earned recognition in Tuesday's
Daily, but for approximately a quar-
ter of the 933 women who attended
the dinner there was another angle
which remained unexpressed because
it is the peculiar heritage of the
senior class.
It was for seniors alone to watch
the play's progress and experience a
vicarious thrill for the juniors, and
yet to know that Installation Banquet
was only a scene in a larger play-
the development of the League. For
them it was the fourth such ban-
quet, and we'll wager that most of
them recalled their first as they
watched the juniors pass in review.
Extra-curricular activies come in
for a lot of debunking at one time or
another, but the debunkers would do
well to stop a minute and consider
with the seniors what it is that
draws almost a thousand of the 2,500
undergraduate women on the Michi-
gan campus to a dinner which costs
them 65 cents. Call it ambition, the
"natural frivolity of the female sex"
or what you will-the figures remain
impressive.
Natural corollary of this consider-
ation is that the League with its 1,000
Installation Banquet attendance did-
n't spring up overnight. Behind the
figures for Monday's banquet one
finds a League tradition.

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Contrasts In University Routine
Impress Foreign Student Here

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Philippine Woman Notes
Freedom And Vivacity
In American Colleges
By FRANCES NORFLEET
Freedom from the chaperon sys-
tem, snowfall, football, five and ten
cent stores, automats, cafeterias, and
the skyline of metropolitan cities have
made an idelibleimpression on Este-
fania Aldaba, a charming student
from the Philippine Islands who is
earning her doctor's degree in psy-
chology here at the University.
Although American campus life is
similar to the college life of students
who attend the educational institu-
tions of the Philippine Islands, Miss
Akdaba stated that the dating sys-
tem is conspicuously different. The
men and women attend the formal
parties and other social functions in
their respective groups, she said. The
women are, as usual, accompanied by
chaperons who diligently fulfill their
duties as scrutinizing proctors.
Another aspect of American life
which contrasts sharply with that in
the Philippine Islands, Miss Aldaba
explained; is the fast moving tempo
so characteristic of Americans as
compared with the slow and leisurely
pace of the Filipino. "Life is very
short at best, and the Filipino would
question what enfoyment is to be
gained from the feverish activity of
the Westerners when he can get as
much out of it with less effort," she
commented.
Siesta Hour Is Tradition
Siesta hour after lunch is tradition-
al in the boarding schools and con-
vents, she stated, although this sys-
tem, coveted by many American col-
legians, has been abolished in the is-
land colleges. The school year, Miss
Aldaba pointed out; begins in June,
continues through the rainy season,
and concludes with graduation week
in March-and it is spring and sum-
mer the year round with temperatures
ranging from "cold spells" of 50 de-
grees above to heat waves of 110 de-
grees.
The girls are less independent and
more reticent in nature than the
typical American coed, Miss Aldaba
said, accounting for this difference in
part by the strict regulations of the
convents aid boarding schools which
prohibit dating during the week and
allow only for Sunday visiting hours
supervised by chaperons. "However,
they are gradually stepping out from
their shells and fast absorbing the
more practical ways of their Ameri-
can sisters," she said.
Emphasis On Basketball
More emphasis is directed toward
intercollegiate varsity competition in
the Filipino colleges with particular
stress on basketball now. Miss Aldaba
misses the popular American institu-
tion, football, in the islands. "I
cannot imagine a university without
its usual share of football heroes
and fans," she said.
American customhs have been adopt-
ed in the general culture of the is-
lands, in the social and moral stand-
ards, and in the prevailing philosophy
of life; she noted. Much progress
has been made, she said, since the
American regime began forty years
ago. Supreme Court Justice Frank
Murphy, she continued, is very pop-
ular with the Filininn: onr hnoe nn-

though fear of a Japanese invasion
causes many to favor maintaining
the -ties with United States, as the
island is not adequately protected to
ward off such an invasion.
Minor Key Dominates Iusic
"Of music and dances, the beauti-
ful and natural tropic setting provides
an endless inspiration to the- musi-
cally minded Filipinos." Native com-
positions are usually written in the
minor vein although the 1940 Philip-
pines takeina wide variety-from
the exotic tangos and rhumbas which
reflect the Spanishinfluence to the
more modern and typical American
swing and jitterbug stuff.
After receiving her B.S. degree
from the Philippine Women's Uni-
vesity and her master's degree in psy-
chology at the University of the Phil-
ippines, Miss Aldaba came to Ann
Arbor where she will complete her
graduate work on a Barbour scholar-
ship. Miss Aldaba lives in the Mar-
tha Cook Building.
Chapter House
Activity Notes
Pledgings, elections, and initiations
have been announced by the local
chapter houses, finishing the pre-
vacation activities.
Chi Phi
Theodore Hillhouse, '43, of Will-
imantic, Conn., and Emory Madaras,
'42E, of Flint have been pledged by
Chi Phi.
Phi Sigma Sigma
Phi Sigma Sigma announces the
pledging of Edna Fraerman, '43, of
Chicago
Sigma Alpha Epsilon
The pledging of James Rossman,
'42E, of Jackson; Richard Hall, '43,
of Detroit; Harold McPike, '43, of
Monroe; John Rust, '42A, of Detroit,
and John Nearing, '43, of New York
has been announced by Sigma Al-
pha Epsilon.
Sigma Phi Epsilon
New officers have recently been
elected by Sigma Phi Epsilon. They
are: John McCune, '41, president;
Thomas Armstrong, '41, vice-presi-
dent; Leroy Contie, '41, secretary;
Richard Steudel, '41, historian;
George Davidson, '41, guard, and
Robert Keetch, '42, and Alan ot}
'42, are marshalls.
They have also recently pledged
the following men: Corwin Denney,
'43E, of Wash-C-H, Ohio; Max Raf-
elson, '43, of Grosse Pointe; Robert
Shirrell, '43, of Niles; Asa Rowlee,
'43, of Battle Creek, and Leo Ata-
men, '42, of Bellmount, Mass.
Tau Kappa Epsilon
New officers have been elected by
Tau Kappa Epsilon. They are as
follows: George P. Scott, '41, presi-
dent; John F. Winne, '41, vice-presi-
dent; Gordon P. Stumpf, '41E, secre-
tary; George W. Mahlman, '41E,
treasurer; Roger P. Sloan, '41F, his-
torian; John T. Hall, '42E, chaplin;
Robert Raddatz; '42E, pledge master;
and Alfred A. Healy, '41E, sergeant-
at-arms.
Trigon
Pledging of Trigon recently in-
cluded: Joseph R. Harris, '42E; Rob-
ert A Temn '4: Rnhert .T Rea-

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