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PAGE SIX

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1941

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Johnny
Dance Tickets
To Go On Sale
Wedneosday
Class Function Will Be In Union
Ballroom; Marvin Borman
Leads General Committee
Tickets will go on sale Wednesday
for Frosh Frolic which will be held
in the Union Ballroom March 14
with Johnnie "Scat" Davis setting
the tempo for the frolickers.
General chairman of the first
dance of the Class of 1944 is Marvin
Borman. Bernard Brown is publicity
chairman while Jane Pritchard
heads the committee on programs.
Committee Is Named
Bunny Bunnell is patrons chair-
man and chairmen'of decorations are
James Weinstein, Richard Wald and
Arnold Agree. Clifford Straehley
heads the music committee.
Permission for the dance, as in
the case of all leading class affairs,
has bee nextended to 2:30 p.m. by
the office of the Dean of Women,
Borman has announced.
Is Noted Trumpeteer
Johnny "Scat" Davis has won fame
with his trumpet touring the coun-
try and playing with Fred Waring
and his Pennsylvanians. Recently he
was in Hollywood appearing in "Var-
sity Show," "Brother Rat," "Garden
of the Moon," and other motion pic-
tures, filling a long term contract
with Warner Brothers, Hollywood,
has acclaimed Davis and his orches-
tra as "The Band of the Year"
Red Nichols and his Famous Pen-
nies played for last year's Frosh Fro-
lic which featured a Hawaiian theme
with decorations from that Southern
Island. James Pierce, '43, was general
chairman of the affair last March.
Tickets will be priced at $2.75.
Three House Parties
To Add To Holiday
Campus Festivities
Alpha Chi Omega will hold its
annual winter formal from 9 p.m. to
midnight today at the chapter house.
'1rs. Jane Goodale, Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Kleemeier, and Mr. and Mrs.
James Lyon will chaperon.
Washington's birthday will be cele-
brated today by only three sorority
and fraternity houses.
Alpha Delta Pi is having a radio
dance from 9 p.m. until midnight.
The chaperons will be Dr. and Mrs.
Charles M. Waldo and Mrs. E. J.
Pilcher.,
Sigma Nu will hold a closed radio
dance tonight with Mrs. Harry B.
Phelps as chaperon.
Outing Club To Meet
The Graduate Outing Club will
meet at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow in the
Club rooms of the Rackham Build-
ing for supper, games, music and
discussion of future activities. If there
is sufficient snow, those interested
maiy meet at 2:30 p.m. for toboggan-
ing in the Arboretum.

Davis

Will Play

At Annual Frosh Frolic March

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Letter Box]
Open Letter to Mr. G. W. Story, 1I:*Dear Coeds:
Doubtless, Mr. Story, you will be Concerning my letter to you of the
amazed that anyone would feel bold 18th, I believe it to be my duty to
enough and confident enough to at-
tempt to refute your statements of extend apologies to all those Michi-
Feb. 19, final as they were obviously gan coeds whom I so tactlessly offend-
meant to be. But you'll have to be ed. Several girls have gone into long
patient for a few inches. dissertations about how wrong I am.

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Enlarged as some few opinions ex-
pressed in the J-Hop Daily might have
been, I wish to put before you an-
other way of looking at the four out
of five situation. Maybe the Michi-
gan girls are aloof. In the first
place, who the heck wouldn't be after
one good look at the Michigan men?
They may be beautiful dressers, and
they may know how to look like fix-
tures in the downtown refreshment
centers (if that's any accomplish-
ment) but where are the men of yes-
teryear? Where are the ones who will
put their feet squarely on the ground
and assert themselves?
Women Twist Men
Michigan women know they can
twist the men around their little
fingers, and they lose their respect

JOHNNY DAVIS

Woody Mack
To Be Featured
At Dance Today
Woody Mack and his orchestra will
provide the music for the Newman
Club's guests at its semi-annual
Membership Dance which will be
held from 9 p.m. to midnight today
'in the Women's Athletic Building.
Since this will be the last social
function of the club until after Lent,
it is hoped that club members will all
attend, said Burns Huttlinger, '41,
chairman of the informal dance.
Tickets will be available from 3 to
5 p.m. at St. Mary's Strident Chapel
and before the dance at the door.
Admission will be one dollar for the!
general campus, fifty cents for Vew-
man Club members and free to mem-
bers who are joining the club this
semester.
Chaperoning the affair will be Mr.
and Mrs. W. J. Burns and Dr. and
Mrs. Thomas D. Fitzgerald.
WAA SPORTS SCHEDULE
Club Basketball: All interested
must sign up on Barbour Gym-
nasium bulletin board by noon
Monday. Games will be played
Tuesday and Thursday after-
noons .
Bowling: Contestants in singles
tournament must play off first
round today. Entries in team
tournament; four to a team;
must sign up on W.A.B. bulle-
tin board.
Fencing: Practice at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday.
Table Tennis: 'Singles Tourna-
ment preliminaries continue this
week in individual houses. Pre-
liminaries must be played off
by March 19.
Swimming Club: Meeting at 8:301
p.m. Tuesday at Union Pool.

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for the men. Thus, we see developed
the girl who wouldn't give a ,lugged
penny for a Michigan man. Hence
the so-called aloof attitude.
Now, Mr. Story, you say the wo-
men at the eastern girls' school wel-
come the presence of such as you
with open arms. They are not used
to seeing the male element around at
all hours, and they have no criterion
on which to judge men. Therefore,
they will take what they can get.
Those frizzle-dizzles have fallen to
the point where their every thought
wears a pair of pants.
Insspeaking of the 'low standard'
of beauty set by Mid-Westerners, Mr.
Story, you forget that there are hun-
dreds of Mid-Western girls who go
! ast to school each year. Reports
seep back to their home cities, like-
wise, that they refuse to date eastern
men, after meeting a number of them.
Men Rate Low
Mid-Western standards may be low
and they may be high-that's not
what I'm concerned with mainly-
but wherever they are, I am one Mid-
Westerner whose standards are just
high enough so that Michigan. men
fall below.
One last word before I let you skim.

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In every case the vocabulary was
excellent, the diction distinct, and
the logic fairly plausible. I have
been told that if I were only a little
bit better acquainted with Michigan
coeds I would soon see how warm
they could be.
Another girl said that she agreed
with everything written, but the way
she said it told me how much she
meant it. A further comment was
to the effect that just because I had
probably been jilted by some fly-by-
night coed was no reason why I
should blast the coeds as a class. Many
very personal remarks have been cast
at me by the fair contingent of this
University-one to the effect that if
I thought so much of the East, why
didn't I stay there.
He Makes Excuses
For this I have two poor excuses.
The, first is that since this is my
year, I had no idea what the girls
would look like when I came out
here, and the second is that, hard as
it may be for some girls to con-
ceive; I really and actually did come
for an education-not a vacation.
Now when I wrote my former let-
ter, the entire context was general. I
spoke of no one in particular. If
I should claim that American youth
is weak morally in comparison with
what it was when our grandfathers
and grandmothers were young, I
should not expect every girl in the
country to think that her personal
reputation was being dragged through
the mire.
Speaks In Generalities
It naturally follows, therefore, that
when I speak of the Michigan coeds
as a class, I do not advocate that
each individual girl in school should
Jile application for the Old Maids'l
Home. I don't know whether you
noticed it or not, but my remarks
on the Mid-Western farmer were just
as caustic as those concerning the
failings of the Michigan coeds. As
to those, however, not one guy has

Hope Hartwig
To Be Speaker
At Luncheon
Hope Hartwig, '38, the resident
counselor at Jordan Hall, has been
selected as the guest speaker for
the Freshman Honor Luncheon which
will be held March 1 in the Kala-
mazoo Room of the League.
Miss Hartwig will speak on "Ex-
tra-Curricular Activities". While a
student in the University, she was
president of the League, general
chairman of JGP and worked on
Sophomore Cabaret.
Other guests at the luncheon will
be Miss Ethel McCormick and Dean
Alice Lloyd. The executive council
of Panhellenic will act as hostesses
and Patricia Hadley, '42, chairman
of the luncheon, will act as toast-
mistress.
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Aladdin Performances Will Be Given Today
Aladdin, current Children's The- comic form, the leads are played by
atre production, will play its second Robert Lewis, '42, as the magician,
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and 3:30 p.m. today in the Lydia and Bill Mills, Grad., as the two
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In its adaptation into musical and plays the part of Aladdin.
Washington's Birthday
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off to class. You
phasis on beauty
that I feel that's

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put so much em- expressed offense.
in your judgment
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ay wn n excuses to anJ odv and :uh do V .

girl. Maybe Michigan girls aren't all
beautiful, but in my judgment they
far exceed the men both in looks
and 'having something on the ball.'
If looks is all you want, you'd
better go back home to the east. If,
a man were what I want, goodness
knows where I'd go.
-Barbara W. Jenswold.
Will Bradley To Play
Will Bradley and is orchestra will
play for a dance to be held from
9 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tuesday in the
League. Soloists Ray McKinley and
Terry Allen will also be present at
the affair sponsored by the Catholic
Youth Organization.

Gtt asWaly uvy, UIU e1U l)NI
have to tell anybody that she is a
lady or give any self-plugs in her
own behalf. Hoping that this has
completely cleared up the whole mat-
ter, I remain with
Love and kisses,
G. W. Story, III.

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