ick Stabile's Orchestra To Play At Panhellenic Ball,
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Prof. Slawson Gives Reasons'
or Women's Scholastic Victory
By ELIZABETH M. SHAW
Greater scholastic achievement by
campus women over men is due to
selection, lack of necessity for self-
suport, less participation in activi-
ties, and more serious consideration
of their subjects, Prof. Chester B.
Slawson of the geology .department
and academic counselor for under-
graduates, pointed out.
Women are in definite minority on
campus, Professor Slawson said, and.
this makes them a more select group.
Because there are more men, he' ex-
plained, it means that the scholastic
ability must necessarily be below that
of women if, .in both cases, the best
students come to college from the
high schools. It must necessarily
follow that if all boys should attend
college: the male scholastic average
would be still lower.
Fewer Women Self-Supporting
At the same time, fewer women are
expected to support themselves in,
college, Professor Slawson said. Most
parents feel that if they can send
their daughter to school, they should:
pay for her education, otherwise her
place is at home.
Speaking particularly of freshmen,
Professor Slawson finds that men
are allowed to work in a doz0en .dif-,
ferent activities, while women are re-
stricted to the Freshmen Glee Club.
Men Have Less Time
Men often spend three hours a day
trying out for freshmen football,
ROTC,, band, track, wrestling, or
swimming, he said, and this takes
time which would otherwise be spent
Upperclassmen usually participate
more intensively in activities than do
women, he pointed out, working for
superficial honors wlich in many
respects provide greater incentive
than any sought by women. Publici-
ty and fame is more widespread for
the captain of the football or bas-
Finally, women are likely to be
more conscientious about completing
assignments gvien to them, Profes-
sor Slawson -said..
To Be On Sale
All Next Week
Band Leader Formerly
With Ben Bernie; Plays
Dick Stabile and his orchestra will
play for Panhellenic Ball, which will
be held from 9 p.m.to 1 a.m. Friday,
Dec. 1, in the League Ballroom.
The group has been termed "Rhyth-
mic New Deal" orchestra, Patricia
Hadley, '42, publicity chairman, said.
Among their recent engagements are
the Hotel William Penn, Pittsburgh;
Statler Hotel, Cleveland, and the
Edegwater Beach Hotel, Chicago.
They have also broadcast frequently.
Formerly With Ben Bernie
Stabile was formerly concert mas-
ter with Ben Bernie and his orches-
tra, organizing his own band several
years ago. He personally plays the
saxophone, clarinet and sings.
Appearing with Stabile and- the or-
chestra will be Johnny Drake, saxo-
phonist and vocalist; the rhythm
quartette; and the Stabile sextette.
Panhellenic Bal is an annual event
for all sorority women. It is usually
preceded by dinners given at the in-
dividual houses. Unusual decorations
are a feature of the dance. Plans for
decorations this year will be an-
nounced at a later date, Miss Hadley
Sales Begin Monday
Ticket sale for the dance will open
from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday and will
continue Tuesday, Wednesday and
Friday at a booth in the League
Lobby. Tickets will be issued to the
houses on a proportional basis.
The committee in charge of the af-
fair includes Virginia Osgood, '41,
general chairman; Mary Henderson,
'41, tickets; Anabel Avery, '40, pa-
trons; Betty Reutter, '40, and Flor-
ence Signaigo, '41, decorations; Ruth
Chatard, '40, ballroom; Barbara Taft,
'41, music; Elizabeth Titus, '40, fa-
vors and Miss Hadley.
Dances For Today
Bill Gail's orchestra will play for
an informal dance to be held from
9 p.m. to midnight today at Jordon
Those on the committee who have
been working on plans for the dance,
are as follows: Mary Morris, '43, Mary
Pfinder, '43, Mary Eleanor Brown,
'43, Dorothy Ann Johnson, '43, and
Betty Joe Millikin, '43.
Miss Esther Colton and Miss Hope
Hartwig' will chaperon the dance.,
Mosher Hall will also have an in-
formal dance from 9 p.m. to mid-
night today. "Honeymoon hotel" will
be the theme of the dance. Red Ritz
and his orchestra will play.
Mixer To Be Held Today
The young people of St. Mary's
Chapel will entertain at a mixer from
2 to 5 p.m. today in the chapel. In
addition to listening to the game they
will play bridge and dance. Cider
and doughnuts will be served.
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Leroy Smith will present his or-f
chestra at the regular weekly dance
tonight, using as one of his specialt
features ensemble singing.
Open House Is
Last Of Series
Affair To Be Held Today
Continuing the program started
this year, Congress and Assembly will
hold their last open house of the
season from .2 to 5 p.m. today in
the League grillroom.
The main attraction of the after-
noon will be the broadcast of the
Pennsylvania football game. Bridge
and other card games will be played
at ,the party, and cards will be sup-
plied and foursomes arranged for
those who do not come in a group.
Between the halves of the game
records will be played and the floor
will be cleared for dancing, Winston
H. Cox, '42, chairman of Congress
Although the open house is being
sponsored by Congress and Assembly
and all independent men and women
are urged to come, everyone else is in-
vited. The past affairs have been
very successful and as this is the
final one of the football season, it
should be the best of all.
Only 6 Parties
Four dances, a supper party, and
one hayride are the party list for to-
day, the small number typical of an
out-of-town football game weekend.
1 Alpha Chi Omega will have a dance
from 9 p.m. to midnight today. 'Dr.
and Mrs. Peter Crabtree and Mr. and
Mrs. R. G. Ellerby will chaperon.
Alpha Xi Delta Dance
Alpha Xi Delta will also have a
dance today. Chaperoning their af-
fair will be Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Put-
nam, and Mr. and Mrs. Howard
The hayride will be given by Fletch-
er Hall. Mr. and Mrs: D. M. Martin,
and Mr. and Msr. F. H. Stocking will
act as chaperons.
Members of Pi Beta Phi will cele-
brate at a dance from'9 p.m. to mid-
night. Chaperoning the dance will be
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Upton, Mr. and
Mrs. Robert J. Parsnos, and Mrs.
To Hve Supper Party
A Supper party will be given from
6 p.m. to 8 p.m. by Sigma Alpha Epsi-
lon. Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Graham
are to be the chaperons.
West Quadrangle's dance today,
will be chaperoned by Mrs. Lura Niles,
Mrs. Alfred Lee, Mrs. E. M. Herd-
man, ' Mrs. Bertha Harryman and
Mrs. Beatrice Giard.
Collegiate Sorosis will have Jack
Rue's orchestra to play for their
pledge formral to e held from 9 p.m.
to midnight today. Dr. and Mrs. C.
G. Vedder and M. andMrs. E. F.
Widdicomb will chaperon.
Great Lakes Tournament
Is Scheduled To Open
OfficiallyAt 9 A.M.
The seventh annual Great Lakes
Hockey Tournament will officially
open at 9 a.m. today at Palmer Field
when Cleveland plays the Ann Arbor
Pittsburgh will play Detroit I,
Cleveland II will play Et Cetera II
and Ann Arbor High School will play
University High School at 10 . a.m.
today. Games scheduled for 11 a.m.
are St. Ann's vs. Buffalo and Detroit
vs. Et Cetra I.
At 2 p.m. 'today Detroit I will play
Buffalq, and Ann Arbor, will play Et
Cetera I. Cleveland I will play Pitts-
burgh at 3 p.m. Games scheduledf or
4 p.m. are St. Ann's vs. Et Cetera n
and Cleveland II vs. Detroit II.
All games will be played at Palmer
Field, and the three hockey fields will
be used simultaneously.
Et Cetera teams will be composed
of club players from the various teams
who do not have a defintie place on
the teams but who wish to play. These
teams have been formed in order ethat
anyone 'who wishes to play ho key
in this tournament may do so.
Six additional games will be played
tomorrow morning. A dinner for the
players will be held at 12 noon to-
morrow at the Union. At this time
the players who have been selected
to play on the Great Lakes Team and
the Great Lakes Reserves will be an-
nounced. These two teams, chosen
from the players participating in the
present tournament, will compete in
the National Hockey Tournament to
be held in Cleveland.
Tomorrow's dinner is open to the
public. All reservations must be
made before 6 p.m. today at the Wom-
en's Athletic. Building.
Varsity Glee club
To SingAt Union
The Varsity Glee Club will invade
the Union ballroom tonight to sing
at the annual Glee Club dance, James
Palmer, '41E, social chairman of the
Union, announced yesterday.
Bill Sawyer in conjunction with
the Glee Club has prepared a special
arrangement of "Oh Johnny" which
will be given at ,the dance. Novel'
selections for the Glee Club have
been arranged, William Vandenberg,
'40, manager of the Glee Club, an-
West Quadrangle Houses
Will Hold Dance Tonight
There will be an informal dance
from 9 p.m. to midnight today in the
Commons of the West Quadrangle.
Five of the eight houses in the
Quadrangle, Michigan, Wenley, Al-
len-Rumsey, Lloyd and Williams are
giving the dance.
Hal Carter and his orchestra will
play. Chaperons will be Mrs. Vir-
ginia Harryman, Mrs. Bertha Herd-
man, Mrs. Lura Niles, Mrs. Alfred Lee
and Mrs. Beatrice Giard, House mo-
thers of the dormitories.
Scabbard and Blade, honorary
military fraternity, will hold an in-
formal initiation banquet at 6 p.m.
today at the Loch Alpine Coun-
try Club. Formal initiation will
take place at 9 p.m. tomorrow in
front of the society's plaque.
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