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TH MICHIGAN DAILyN

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Caduceus Ball nd ortarboard Dance

To Be Held Today

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Gus Arnheim
Will Provide
Music For Bal

Couples To Lead Medical Ball Today

Pay-Off Dance 'Wynx' Dance

Will Feature

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Committee Members' Guests
Are Announced; Caricatures
To Enhance Hospital Decoration
Caduceus, annual medical ball to
be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. today
at the Union ballroom, is to be head-
ed by Robert Christiansen, '41M, and
John McNicholas, '41M, who will be
accompanied by Margaret Bentley,
41M, apd Ann Herzog, '43SN.
Others to be accompanied by cen-
tral committee members are Alice
Haas, '42, with Robert Medlar, '41M,
programs chairman, Wayne Stewart,
'41M, head of patrons committee, is
to be accompanied by his wife, Vir-
ginia Spooner will be with Howard
Lawrence, '41M, decorations chair-
man, and Esther Conuts will be ac-
companied by Donald Effler, '41M,
assistant decorations chairman
Mason Maynard, '41M, tickets
chairman, will accompany Betty Peck,
'43, and Charles Tolle, '42M, assis-
tant tickets chairman, will attend
with his wife. Herbert Pedersen, '41M,
publicity chairman, is to accompany
Ruth Barnes, and assistant publicity
chairman George Schaiberger, '42M,
assistant patrons chairman, will be
accompanied by his wife. William
Wright, '42M, is assistant programs
chairman.
Gus Arnheim and his orchestra will
provide the music for Caduceus ball,
which is sponsored by Galens Hon-~
orary Medical Society. With him as
vocalist will be Katherine Joyce. The
orchestra, according to tradition, will
wear surgical caps and gowns.
Two big murals of hospital scenes
will be at each end of the ballroom
and cartoons will be on the walls.
In these will be recognizable cari-
catures of professors of the College
of Medicine.
Weekend Dinner
Dances To Open
New Semester
With the opening of a new semes-
ter, the second part of the social
season also begins. And this week
there are several dinners and one
dance to take over the spotlight.
Members of Alpha Kappa Kappa
will have a dinner from 7 p.m. to
9 p.m. today. Chaperons for the
affair will be Mr. and Mrs. W. V.
Marshall and Mr. and Mrs. Emil
Weddige.
One of the first dinner dances
of the new semester will be held by
Alpha Rho Chi from 9 p.m. to mid-
night today. Dr. Slasr has been
asked to chaperon.
Phi Beta Pi will have a dinner
from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today. Guest
chaperons for the evening will be
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Mull and Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Bacon.
Xi Psi Phi will hold a dinner at
6:30 p.m. today. This will be fol-
lowed with a dance which will last
until 1 a.m. Dr. and Mrs. H. W.
Held and Dr. and Mrs. G. Barrow
will act as chaperons for the eve-
ning.

ROBERT CHRISTENSEN
MARGARET BENTLEY

JOHN McNICHOLAS
ANN HERZOG

LeRoy Smith
Informal Affair Will Be Held
In League Ballroom; To Enable
Women To Repay Past Dates
Saddle shoes and sweaters and
skirts will be in order when the wo-
men on campus repay their dates at
Mortarboard's annual Pay-Off dance,
to be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. today
in the ballroom of the League.
Decorations and favors will carry
out the traditional "thank-you"
theme of the dance. Favors will be
huge all-evening suckers, complete
with heads, faces, curls, and bows,
and may be purchased by the women
at the dance or from, 2 p.m. to 5:30
p.m. today in the League lobby. Hun-
dreds of assorted, brightly colored
notes of appreciation on a black back-
ground and a large mortarboard at
one end of the room will form the.
decorations for the affair.
Leroy Smith To Play
Leroy Smith and his orchestra,
heard previously in Ann Arbor at
the Miami Triad dance last year, will
play for Pay-Off. The band has also
appeared at several League dances
in former years.
Tickets for the dance may still be
procured from members of Mortar-
board or from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
today at a special desk in the lobby
of the League, or during the dance
at the League desk. They are priced
at .1.50 a couple.
President and Mrs. Ruthven head
the list of patrons for this, the fourth
consecutive Pay-Off dance.
Sponsored By Mortarboard
Pay-Off, sponsored by the senior
women's honor society, traditionally.
occurs the week-end after J-Hop.
Originally intended as a dance to
which women might invite their J-
Hop dates, the affair now has become
one with which women may repay
any of their dates of the past semes-
ter.
Although sweaters and skirts are.
not obligatory, the customary dress
for this dance is extremely informal.
Eligibility Cards Due
For Merit System
Eligibility cards for all women ex-
pecting to do any work under the
merit system of the League must be
signed within the three week period
beginning next Monday, Barbara
Dittman, '41, chairman of the com-
mittee has announced. Although
work will not begin until later in
the semester, she said, cards must
be signed between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
any day during the prescribed period.
As each card is signed, the owner's
name will be added to an eligibility
,list to be filed in the office of the
Dean of Women. Chairmen of
League committees, dance, and pro-
ject committees must check the
names of the committeemen from
this list.

To Be Qiven
Friday At Union
When Wyvern and Sphinx, junior
honor societies, get together to give
a dance, the result is "Wynx," which
will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Friday, February 28, in the large
ballroom of the Union.
"Wynx" is patterned after the reg-
ular week-end dances in the Union in
that it is an informal affair and ev-
eryone may attend. Extra fun enters
into the pattern with the introduction
of doorprizes and other awards.
Some of the prizes to be given are
a title to two steak dinners, a corsage,
tickets to leading dances and produc-
tions on campus, and other amusing
gifts.
Bill Sawyer's orchestra will furnish
music for the dance. Tickets, which
may be obtained from members of
Wyvern or Sphinx, or at the desk
of the Union on the night of the
dance, will be $1.
All IS tar Team
To Be ChosenI
Basketball Grou To Be Selected
From Women In Tournament
An all-campus star basketball team
will be chosen of the women who
join the intra-club tournament whichI
will begin play Monday.1
Entrants who sign up on the Bar-
bour Gymnasium bulletin board by
noon that day will play under one
of the eight captains chosen to head
-the club teams. These are: Betty
Steffen, '42, Jane Guinnane, '41Ed.,
Helen Gairels, '44, Louise Fulde, '41,
Verna Geoffrion , Grad., Julienne
Fenske, '42Ed., Margaret Johnson,
41Ed., and Nancy Bercaw, '43Ed.
The teams, which are limited to
three Physical Education Majors
each, will spend the first few weeks
in practice, with concentration on
plays and formations. After this
period of non-tournament play, com-
petition among the teams will begin.
All tournament games will be
played Tuesday and Thursday after-
noons; there will be eight members
on each club squad.
The all-star team will compete
with outside schools at the close of
the intra-club season.
Any women who wish to practice
scoring and timing may do so in the
tournament after calling Pat Stelle.

Independents
To Hold Mass
Meeting Today
Committee Heads To Present
Plans For Assembly Ball; All
Attending May Sign For Work
Assembly will hold its second mass
meeting of the year at 4 p.m. today
in the Grand Rapids Room of the
League, according to Patricia Wal-
pole, '41, president.
All independent women on campus
are invited to attend, especially jun-
iors, for at this time Miss Walpole
plans to announce the date for the
opening of petitioning for Assembly's
four elective offices.
The main purpose of this meeting,
however, is to provide an opportunity
for all eligible students to sign up
for work on committees of the As-
sembly Ball, which will be held from
9 p.m. to 1 a.m. March 7 in the League
Ballroom.
Helen Culley, '41, general chairman
of the Ball, will announce the cen-.
tral theme and give a short talk
discussing general plans and ,enlarg-'
ing on the theme title. She will intro-
duce each of her co-workers on the
central committee in turn. Each
chairman will give a talk explain-
ing the work which will be done by
her committee. After the meeting.
there will be an opportunity for those
present to sign up for the committee
of their preference.
All members of the central com-
mittee are reminded to bring their
eligibility cards to the meeting.
To Hold Open House
The Westminster Guild of the First
Presbyterian Church will hold its first
open house of the new semester from
9 p.m. to midnight today. A varied
program of entertainment is planned
for the evening.
To Give Spanish Tea
A Spanish tea will be given from
3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. today in the Kala-
mazoo Room of the League. Anyone
interested in coming is asked to call
Mrs. Wendt at 2-4471.

Beta Kappa Rho
Will Present
Colonial Dance
Beta Kappa Rho will present "Co-
lonial Capers," an informal dance,
as a Washington's birthday celebra-
tion from 8:30 p.m. to midnight to-
morrow in the Cave of the League.
George and Martha Washington
will both be there in silhouette along
with other figures of their period, ac-
cording to Sara Jane Hauk, '42, presi-
dent of Beta Kappa Rho. The colon-
ial atmosphere will be in evidence in
both the decorptions and the music.
Mary Worchester, '43,, chairman of
decorations for the dance, will solve
the problems of those who have never
before found their ways to the Cave
by setting picture posts at inter-
vals to show the direction. The
"hatchet" has been promised as a sur-
prise feature of the evening.
Music will be mainly waltzes, al-
though some of the latest swing re-
cordings will also. be played.'Kath-
erine Call, '43, general chairman of
the dance, announced that this is an
informal mixer open only to members
of the organization and their guests.
C ASU AL'S
for
Friday and Saturday
SHOWING CASUALS
in all
Postel Shades

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Genie Of The Bright Green Hair
Port rays Dual Role In 'Aladdin'

22 and 23 head size

DANA RICHARDSON
Michigan Theatre Bldg.
523 East Liberty St.

By FRANCES AARONSON
"We're nothing unusual in our own
home Fifth Dimension," said A1-
adin's Genie 'todaybas he explained
hat the only problem is a social
-ne-acute because of the rave pre-
judice. "We are not to be confused
with the Hy-genies," he emphasized.)
The Genie with the bright red
hair, heir to the ring, and the Genie
with the bright green hair, heir to
.he lamp, have constant arguments
-bout the relative merits of their re-
spective color schemes. William Mills,
'Grad, who plays bothi the parts in
-he Children's Theatre musical "Al-
!adin," which opens today at 3:30a
o.m. at the Lydia Mendelssohn The-
.tre, expressed his extreme preference
for the green.
Green Hair Is Fancy
"Green hair is much more fancy,
and so much more suave, he declared.
The Genies argue, too, about their
parents, who were first cousins. It
hasn't been decided yet who was the
more magically powerful of the two.
Both Genies carry Alladin and his
friends through an exciting round of
musical adventure in the next play.
"The most difficult stunt of all,"
comented Genie the Red, "was in
carrying the Princess' castle from
persia to Africa. Africano, the villain,
cursed me for losing the whole first
floor on the way over; my only re-
gret is that he was on the second."
Neither Genie expressed a prefer-

ence for Africano. Greenie said, "I
dislike mostly his horribly crude table
manners. He is the most unsubtle
creature in the story." Africano was
not around to carry on the debate;
he expects to tell his tale at the,
theatre.
Genies Have Harems
"Back in Fifth Dimension we have
a complete population of Genie's,,
including the all important Persian
harems," the Genies said in unison.
Both declared that they would rather
stay in Dimension than be forced to,
serve Africano again.
Red and Green, the Genies will both
be on the Lydia Mendelssohn stage
today and tomorrow in Richard Mc-
Kelvey's slightly musical version of
the children's favorite tale, from the
Arabian Nights. Two performances
will be given tomorrow, at 1:30 p.m.
and again at 3:30.I
Badminton Courts Open
The badminton courts in Barbour
Gymnasium are open for mixed play
from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday
and Friday.

Read The Daily Classi fieds

Galson Wi
On Skiing

II Lecture
Principles

A lecture and demonstration, open
to all men and women students, on
preliminary instruction in skiing will
be given at 4:30 p.m. today in the
WAB lounge by Mr. Walter Galson.
Safety factors while on skis will be
stressed.
If the weather is suitable, Mr. Gal-
son will meet those interested for
practical instruction in skiing at 2,
p.m. tomorrow in the Arboretum.

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