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1940 PACI TDance
Held Today In Lea
To Be Special
Contestants To Be Chosen
From Among Students
Taking Part In Affair
The first PACT T-dance of 1940
and the last of this semester will be
held from 4 to 6 p.m. today in the
League ballroom with "We're Right
-You're Wrong!" novelty quiz pro-
gram, as special entertainment.
Identification of campus celebri-
ties and song titles will be among
the subjects on which the quiz ques-
tions will be based, Winston H. Cox,
'42, general chairman of the dance,
said yesterday. "They will be both
thought-provoking and humorous,"
Contestants Must Attend
Contesta'nts in the quiz will be
chosen from the people who are
present at the dance, and the judges
will be selected from campis person-,
alities in attendance.
Bill Gail and his orchestra, featur-
ing Joan Hamilton, '41, as vocalist,
will provide music for the dance,
which is the third in the series be-
ing sponsored by PACI. The name
is derived from the initial letter of
the four groups represented, namely,
Panhellenic, Assembly, Congress and
Representatives among tea-dance
hostesses will be Elizabeth Luck-
ham, '41, Mary Fran Reek, '40Ed,
Irene Johnson, '42, Virginia. Durand.
'40, and Virginia Van Wagoner, '41,
of Assembly, and Jeanne Rakestraw,
'42, Katherine Gladding, '42, Agnes
Crow, '42, and Marny Gardner, '42
of Panhellenic. Cigarettes will be
distributed dtiring the afternoon by
Joanna Beem, '41.
Final Pre-Exam Dance
Final T-dance before exams, the
affair will open the pre-final cele-
bration which will be climaxed by
the "All-Campus Hop" tomorrow at
the Union. Interfraternity Council,
The a Daily, Congress and the "M'
Club are sponsoring the last cele-
bration before final examinations.
Members of the committee work-
ing on arrangements for the T-dance
include Barbara Johnson, '40 of As-
sembly and Dick Ebbets, '42, of Con-
gress who have charge of the pro-
gram. Barbara Benedict, '40, of
Panhellenic, head of hostesses; Betty
Stout, '41, of Assembly; and Lowell
Moss, '41, of .Interfraternity and
Bruno Rocca, '42, of Congress, who
have directed publicity, complete the
Petitioning For AssemblyBall Positions Begins T
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Sequin Jacket Is New
Interviewing Will Be Held
Nine Posts To Be Open
Positions on the central commit-
tee for the 1940 Assembly Ball, the
annual formal dance sponsored bya
Assembly to be held Friday, March,
8, will be open for petitioning to all'
eligible independent women starting
today and continuing through Mon-
day, Mary Frances Reek, '40, Assem-'
bly president, announced.'
Interviewing for these positions will
be held from 3:30 to 5:30 pm. Wed-
nesday and Thursday, Miss Reekj
stated. The applicants will be in-
terviewed by a board composed of the
four Assembly officers and the presi-
dents of the Dormitory Board, Ann"
Arbor Independents and the League
Nine Positions open.
The positions open on central com-
mittee are as follows: general chair-
man, who will have .thegeneral re-
sponsibility for the dance; assistant
general chairman who will be in
charge of eligibility; the ticket, pro-
gram, patrons, music, publicity, dec-
orations and merit chairmen who
will have chaifge of their respective
All ideas for the, Ball should be
clearly stated .on the petition, Miss
Reek said. Women who apply will
be considered only for the positions
for which they sign up. Eligibility
cards must be presented at the time
of the interview, Miss Reek added.
Bale Barron Played
CharlotterHouk, '39, was general
chairman for the 1939 Assembly Ball,
and Blue Barron and his orchestra
supplied the music for the dance. Two'
panels designed in black and pink
were placed at the end of the ball-
room and the programs were also de-
signed to carry out tl'is color scheme.
All those second semester fresh-
men who are eligible may also apply
for positions on the central coni-
Tobe -Cob urn
Applications for one of the five $7001
Fashion Fellowships for members of
the senior class to the Tobe-Coburn;
School for Fashion Careers must be
mailed by Jan. 31, it was announced'
from the office of the Dean of Wo-
The Tobe-Coburn School prepares,
women for various executive posi-
tions in fashion work, such as in
buying, styling, merchandising, and.
advertising in department stores and
other organizations; in fashion writ-
ing, editing, advertising and promo-
tion, with magazines, newspapers and
Only one of the fellowships will be
awarded in any college or university.
All applicants will answer a series of
qualifying test questions, which are-
.due Feb. 29. Those whose work is
considered most outstanding will be
asked to proceed with a fashion re-
search project, due April 15. An-
nouncement2of the awards will be
made April 25.
Aptitude for fashion work will be
judged by the following points:
initiative, imagination, clarity of
thought, presentation of material, and
fashion. flair. Registration blanks,
along with complete information
about the Fashion Fellowships and
the Tobe-Coburn School, are avail-
able in the office of the bean of
All-Campus Dance Promises
Those pathetic individuals who
lined up hours early in the Union 1
yesterday only to see the 800 J-Hop
tickets signed away in 20 minutes need
not give themselves over wholly to
despair: tickets and table reserva-
tions for the All-Campus Hop to-
morrow in the Union ballroom may
still be obtained.
However, this will be their last
chance until the second semester to
rescue some terpsichorean consola-
tion, Hal Benham, '40, chairman of
the all-campus dance, announced yes-
terday, in extending a blanket invi-
Heads To Give
tation to the campus to take part in
a fine evening."
Benham pointed out that the bas-!
etball game followed by the hockey
ame Saturday meant that tomorrow
iould be the only night suitable for,
ancing in the exams. Bill Sawyer,
,nd his band have taken "proper"
notice of the situation, and will act
accordingly, he promised, "whatever
He emphasized that for tomorrow's
ling, one need not-indeed, one had
better not!--stru gle into formal at-
ire, for plans indicate "a rather
wild time" what with pigs, rabbits,
ducks and couples pushing, hopping
and waddling respectively. The ani-
mals will be raffled off to "lucky"
icket-holders, but Benham made it
clear that the committee obviously
will not be responsible once the num-
ers are drawn.
Other prizes will be a football, bas-
ketball and baseball autographed by
he members of the various teams
and presented by their captains,
Archie Kodros, Jim Rae and Charlie
Back of the melee, guaranteed to
make you "right" for exams, are the
Interfraternity Council, the "M"
Club, Congress and The Daily. Repre-;
sentatives of these campus organiza-
tions are selling tickets for $1, but
table reservations must be made at
the Union desk.
Reservations for the Cong
Hop booth and breakfast to be
after the dance can be made
special Congress table, which
set up in the Union lobby,
Winston H. Cox, '42, Cong:
cial chairman, announced ye
Independents are urged to
their J-Hop tickets and rese
early today, and informatio
cerning both tickets and rese
will be given out at the (
table, Cox said.
Larry Gluck, '42, and
Hartman, '41, have been ap
by Congress to be in charge
booth and the breakfast. Com
men for the project will h.
opportunity to sign up for
a later date, Cox stated.
The price of the booth wi
cents. per couple, and an att
even larger than last year'
pected, Cox revealed. Plans
breakfast will be announced
Two JOT Ommittee
Meetings To Be Today
Two JGP committee meetings will
be held today in the League, as work
for the 1940 production by junior wo-
men gets under way this week.
Jane Pinkerton, chairman of cos-
tumes, will hold a meeting of the
costume committee at 4 p.m. today for
all who petitioned and also anyone
who did not sign up but wishes to
work with her group.
The ticket committee will meet
with its chairman, Ann Vedder, at
4:30 p.m. today. The meeting of
the program committee has been
Eligibility cards must be brought to
these meetings, Annabel Van Winkle,
patrons chairman, said yesterday, as
the check-up for eligibility will be
port Coats Have
And Boyish Lines
Long before Paris fashions turned
toward the practical, so that French
women could still be in full style
while doing war work, the American
college girl made use of this secret to
smartness. And so it remains for
the sport coats of this bright mid-
A suggestion comes from a leading
Paris designer to start the pocket
trend. There'll be lots of them, for
instance, in the polo coats Ann Arbor
shops are now receiving, and the
spring coats they'll have in a few
weeks. One new style features of
a tie belt attached to the fitted
waist, "cash and carry" pockets over
the hips, and two smaller pockets on
each side of the collar.
Probably the most populiar polo
coat news is the "girl-boy" style.
These trim coats are fashioned ex-
actly like men's, with patch pockets
and notched collar, rows of stitching
in the hem and a slit back. Buttons,
however, will remain on the left side.
The before-exam slump has reached
the fraternity and sorority houses,
whose main activities for the week
have been exchange dinners.
Alpha Gamma Delta
A party for the patronesses of Al-
pha Gamma Delta, and their hus-
bands, was held last nigh.
Alpha Epsilon Pi
Alpha Epsilon Pi and Sigma Alpha
Nu held an exchange dinner yester-
Theta Chi held an exchange dinner
yesterday with Delta Delta Delta.
MONTHS IN REVIEW:
September-Ex-high scnhool stu-
dents were seen wandering over the
campus equipped with maps and class
schedules. Were identified by wild'
look in their eyes.
October-=Old Grads returned to
former haunts and sports editor ran
wild. Air was notably cool and crisp
except home-game Saturdays when
the temperature swung from 91 in
the shade to 5 above zero and back
up their usual quota of ire over a
one-day holiday Thanksgiving, while
freshman started their homeward
December-First two weeks were
devoted to shirking classes in prepar-
ation for "catching up" over vaca-
tion. Whiskey Special reservations
were made early and Detroit people
again felt cheated. Last two-weeks-
we leave that to you.
January--First week was spent be-
wailing the fact that we hadn't
cracked a book since November, and
that there are less than three weeks
before exams. Notable increase in
library attendance was observed. Wo-
men began drowning their sorrows
in day-dreams of J-Hop. Men also
drowned their sorrows.
Scenes from the current Children'sd
Theatre Committee production and, t
reports of the committeedheads will a
be given at the Theatre Arts Com-
mittee mass meeting at 5 p.m. today P
in the League.
In addition to the scenes from n
"Dick Whittington and His Cat", 1
there will be a previewed ballet dance C
number featuring Millie Radford, '41,s
Betty Hoag, '41 and Joanne Grill.t
Taking part in the skit will be Veitch
Purdom, '42, Casey Carter, '40, and
part of the large cast of Ann Arbor
The managers of all of the sub-
committees which make up the The-
atre Arts Committee will give reports
of the work accomplished by their
groups since the last production. The
chairmen and their committees are
as follows: Betty Fariss, '42, contact-
ing sorority, fraternity and league
houses;. Constance Berry, '40, con-
tacting schools and civic organiza-
tions; Betty Kepler, '41, costumes;
Mary Ellen Wheeler. '41, dance; Mary
Helen Davis, '41, box office; Mary Lou
Mills, '41, murals; Patricia Walpole,
'41, programs; Norma Kaphan, '41,
publicity; Betty Bricker, '40, scenery;
Janet Sibley, '41, and Peggy Corne-
lius, '41, ushers; Maya Gruhzit, '41,
properties, and Norma Vint, '40, make
"Dick Whittington and His Cat" will
be performed three times, at 3:45 p.m.
tomorrow, and at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30
p.m. Saturday. Tickets, which are on
sale at the Lydia Mendelssohn box
office, are 25 cents for children and
50 cents for adults.
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Van Michael
D'Arkas, of Dearborn, announced the
engagement of their daughter, Vivi-
enne D'Arkas, '39, to Bryan Stewart
Moats, '38, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stew-
art Blakeslee Moats of Chicago, on
Dec. 31, at an open house.
Miss D'Arkas is affiliated with Al-
pha Chi Omega sorority and Mr.
Moats is a member of Chi Psi fra-
Now is the time to select your
Come in and let us help you.
Je B. .IBLER
Since 19Q4..,..Now at, 308 .South State
To Fill Us
All women interested in
for Children's Theatre play
Whitting and His Cat," to
Friday and Saturday, should
on the lists posted in the
graduate office in the Leagt
4 p.m. today, Zelda Davis, '4
man of Theatre Arts, annow
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A SALE LIKE THIS
. . . and you really buy
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Green, Arcadia, and Gold.
ORegardless of age or condition-
oard the purcase fteNEW ' i
Here's your chance to perk up your
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while we make room for incoming mer-
TAILORED DAYTIME FROCKS
DRESSY AFTERNOON and
DANCE and SPORTS DRESSES
komance OF THE OLD SOUTH for J-Hop conquests
of the Scarletts and Melanies at Michigan. Adapted from
the motion picture are the dresses sketched. Left, champagne
net topped with a taffeta petal bodice . . . 17.95. Right,
Alice blue taffeta with a draped bodice and tight-fitting.
basque jacket; the long sleeves finished with row upon row
of white lace ruffles . . . 22.95.
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