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:. S Y;MA 2g, 1941 THE MICHIGAN DAILY

PAGE FIVE

Senior

Festivities

Will Begin

With Dance

Today At Union

Class Function
Will Featurej

Chapter Houses Will Celebrate
Holiday With Dances And Picnics

Coconut Straw
Hats To Brave
Summer Sun
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Mrs.

Fraser

Sees

The World

Bill

Sawyer

Hit Tunes Of Past Four Years
To Be Played By Orchestra;
Union To Be Closed On Friday
Mecca for all socially-minded stu-
dents at 9 p.m. today will be the
Union Ballrom, where a festive Sen-
ior ,Class Night dance will officially
open a gala Senior weekend, to be
climaxed by the annual Swing-Out
ceremonies Sunday.
Originally announced as pictures
of the major athletic events of the
past four years, the program of con-
tinuous movies which will be offered
on the Union Terrace during the eve-
ning has now been expanded to in-
clude pictures of honor society
initiations as well as a second feature
film, "A Coed's Year at Michigan."
Glee Club To Sing
Supplying the music for the eve-
ning will be Bill Sawyer and his or-
chestra, who will, in addition to keep-
ing the dance floor filled, feature the
hit tunes of the past four years.
The intermission break will be well
filled by the University Men's Glee
Club, which will present its "Caval-
cade of Michigan" program.
T. Hawley Tapping, secretary of
the University Alumni Association,
will show the movies during the eve-
ning, and will also supply a running
commentary on the films.
Far from being restricted to seniors
alone, tickets are still on sale to all
members of the University, and may
be obtained at the Union desk or
from members of the various senior
honor societies.
Due to the importance of the dance'
tonight, the Union Ballroom will be
closed for the first Friday night
since the beginning of the year to-
morrow night, it has been announced.
Proceeds Go Into Fund
Proceeds from the dance this year
will be turned into a special scholar-
ship fund to be used for awards for1
needy students who have proved
themselves worthy by virtue of their
extra-curricular activity and service,
Harry Drickamer, '41E, president of'
the senior class in the engineering'
college, has announced.
Senior Class Night committee mem-
bers have been James Tobin, '41,
Douglas Gould, '41, Paul A. Johnson,
'41E, Robert Morrison, '41E, Drick-l
amer and Annabel Van Winkle, '41.

With a long weekend in sight, and
exams not far off, eight organizations
have planned dances for tonight to
finish their spring social season.
Alpha Phi Alpha will have a formal
dance from 9 p.m. to .1 a.m. at the
Michigan Wolverine. Mr. Kenneth
Waynor and Mr. and Mrs. Herman
Fong will chaperon.
The Chi Omega Spring Formal will
be presented from 9 p.m. to 12:30
a.r. at the Huron Hills Country
Club. Mr. and Mrs. Clair Upthe-
grove, Dr. and Mrs. Howard C. Ross,
and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Steinhilber
have been invited to chaperon.
Chi Phi will have its Spring For-
mal from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the
chapter house. Chaperons will be
Dr. William Brace and Mr. and Mrs.
Matthew Mann.
A spring formal from 9 p.m. to
1 a.m. at the Barton Hills Country
Club will be given by Delta Upsilon
with Mr. and Mrs. Warren Cook as
chaperons.
Kappa Sigma will hold its Spring
Formal from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.. at the
chapter house. Mr. and Mrs. A. Pet-.
erson and Prof. and Mrs. F. N. Mene-
fee will chaperon.
Phi Gamma Delta will have two
Nancy Bercaw
Tops Archery ,
Tournament
The eight highest scores made in
the all-campus archery tournament,
which ended last week were tele-
graphed in as Michigan's scores in
the 12th national intercollegiate tele-
graphic meet, announced Eleanor
Gray, '43, archery manager.
Those scores were made by thel
following women; Nancy Bercaw, '43,1
topped the list with 472 points, nextc
came Eleanor Gray with 351. Arleen
Helliesen, '43, with 333, Betty Lyman,
'41, with 325, Joanne Woodward, '43,
with 309 and Pauline Vihtelic, '41,
with 269 ranked next. Seventh and
eighth respectively were Gloria Carll,
'43, with 256 and Virginia Baechle,1
'44, with 246.
This year's team totaled 2,561
points and 495 hits over last year'st
2,444 points with 454 hits. OtherI
campus women who participated int
the campus tournament shooting the
Columbia Round are, Betty Woods,
'44; Mildred Stern, '4'; Mildred Da
Lee, '42; Nancy Gossard, '41; Elizabeth
Kinsey; Helen Kressbach, '44; Lyle1
Gunn, '43; Martha Leach, '44; Mar-
garet Stevens; Jean Johnson, '42;
Teefe Gabriel, '43.1
Alpha Lambda Delta
Announces Officers
. Alpha Lambda Delta, women's
freshman honorary society, recently
elected officers for the coming year.
Marlou Shartel, '44, is president;
Constance Taber, '44, vice-president;
Ann Podoley, '44, secretary, and Nell
Fead, '44, treasurer.
New faculty adviser for next year
will be Dr. Claire Healy, in addition
to Dean Alice Lloyd, present adviser.
Guild To Hold Picnic
Wesleyan Guld members will hold
their final big affair of the year in
the form of a picnic at 2:30 p.m. to-
morrow; they will meet at the Meth-
odist Church. Reservations are to
be on student office bulletin board
by noon today

dances this weekend, with the Spring
Formal being given today from 10
p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Barton Hills
Country Club and a "Fiji Island"
costume dance being held from 9 p.m.
to midnight tomorrow at the chapter
house. Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Upton and
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Rea will chaperon
the formal, and Prof. and Mrs. I. H.
Anderson and Mr. and Mrsj F. E.
Densmore will be chaperons for to-
morrow's dance.
Pi Lambda Phi will have a picnic
and a dance from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. at
Felch Park and at the chapter
house. Mr. and Mrs. S. Bothman
and Mr. and Mrs. N. Mandeberg have
been invited to chaperon the affair.
Sigma Alpha Mu's dinner-dance
will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
at the Farm Cupboard. Chaperons
will be Mr. and Mrs. George Pregul- ,
man and Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Krause.
WAA Group, Union
To Sponsor Picnic
Supper Tomorrow
A mixed group sponsored by WAA's
Outdoor Sports Club in conjunction
with the Union will go swimming in
Barton Pond and hold a picnic supper
further on at Delhi tomorrow. The
group will leave the W.A.B. at 3 p.m.
As the last event of the year the
Outdoor Sports group will hold an
early morning breakfast cookout, to
be held in conjunction with the Union,
too, leaving the W.A.B. at 5:30 a.m.
Sunday. The affair is open to anyone
who is interested. If planning to at-
tend, call either Daniel Saulson, '44.
24401 or Elizabeth Mahlman, '43,
24471.
The hostel trip that was originally
planned for Decoration Day has been
called off and these two picnics have'
been arranged to take its place,
Elizabeth Mahlman, in charge of out-
door sports, has announced.
Bahai Group Guest
To Present Lecture
Mrs. Ruth McCormick of Winnet-
ka, Ill., will discuss the 'Future of{
International Picture" at 8:00 p.m.j
today at the home of Mrs. Harry
Mills, chairman of the adult group of
the Ann Arbor Bahai group, at 1400
Granger.;
This speech is one part of a pro-
gram designed to discuss rural peace.
It will be presented under the aus-
pices of the Ann Arbor Bahai groups
of which Jim Hammond, '41A, is stu-
dent program chairman of the group.
Ann Arbor residents, faculty mem-1
bers and students are welcome to
attend.1

In Exciting Flight From London
By JEANNE CORDELL governor of the city and several
From England to the Canary Is- friends who are connected with the
lands to Africa to India to Aus- Congress Movement in Bombay, I saw
tralia and finally to America! Such something of both sides of Indian
was the forced itinerary of Mrs. Rob- politics," said Mrs. Fraser, a student
ert Fraser, ex-London air-raid war- in politics herself.
den, and her three-year-old daugh- From Bombay, Mrs. Fraser and her
uer, Rosalind, when they left Lon- daughter went to Australia, making
don in June ,1940, to come to Ann a transcontinental trip from Sidney
Arbor. to Adelaide. The last leg of their
Mrs. Fraser left England because journey was through the South Seas
she and her husband feared a seri- to America on an American ship,
ous invasion of England by Germany, which was their first contact with-
but since that time she has done a American life.
right-about-face and now believes Rumors Pervade Ship
positively that there is no chance of We, on board ship, were positively
such an invasion. She intends to re- I a closed community," she remarked.
turn to London, possibly leaving her "We never knew what port we would
daughter here, as soon as she can, hit next and we were warned not to
Submarines Chase. Ship tell the name of our ship to anyone,
To insure her small daughter's nor where we were going. Conse-
safety and well-being, Mrs. Fraser quently the ship was always full of
decided to leave London last June incredible rumors. At first everyone
and come directly to Ann Arbor grumbled at the secrecy of the whole
where they would stay with Prof. and thing, but by the end of the trip we
Mrs. Charles Remer. "Our plans' were all prepared to take it as a
were drastically altered however," re- matter of course if we found our-
marked Mrs. Fraser. "We took a boat selves even at the North Pole!"
from Southampton after the Dunkirk -----4®-_-----___ -___ ----__
evacuation and were forced to zig-
zag continually all the way down the
Channel because of submarines that
were chasing our ship."%W A L K
"We were finally on the open sea
and fully one third of the way to
America when we were taken back t
to Las Palmas in the Canary Islands.!
From there we went to Capetown in
Africa and before we knew why or'
wherefore we were on our way to
Bombay, India. We didn't arrive
there when we were supposed to GET EN
either, because we were radioed to go!,
to Mombasa, the only port of Kenya
Colony, to pick up India evacuees
from the Somaliland Frontier and
also government supplies," Mrs. Fra-
ser continued.
Submarines Meant Danger Ton and Whit
On its way to Bombay, Mrs. Fraser'sTd
ship had to zigzag again almost all
the way because of submarine trouble Cream and VW hite
and had to stay in Bombay for five
days. "Through the influence of the All W ite

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"Only mad dogs and Englishmen
go out in the noonday sun." But that
was written before the new coco-
nut straw hats came into view. They
are cool to wear and keep the sun
from toasting your hair to a crisp.
Anyone can go out, avoid the shade,
and still maintain that refreshed
look with her hair in place and a
shaded face.
With brims turned up or down,
round or squared crowns, coconut
straws can be found that are flat-
tering to almost every type of face.
What is really miraculous is the way
they go with every color imaginable.
Just get a supply of ribbons to
match or harmonize with your dress
and it will seem as if you have a
dozen new hats. If you make your
own clothes you can stitch up a
band of the dress material and have
a matching hat and dress.
For the "big moment" require-
ments in hats, enormous cartwheel
hats of fine straw are recommend-
ed, for their soft flopping lines that
shade one eye are most becoming.
For sultry days, when any vestige
of blowing hair is troublesome, sophis-
ticated turbans of white or pastels
will be very welcome to ward off the
hot sun and devastating winds, and
will look becoming with summer suns
and light clothes.
7-11 Club To Be Open
Featuring bridge and dancing to a
nickelodeon and with refreshments
available as usual, the 7-11 Club at
the League will be open today, to-
morrow and Saturday, instead of
the customary two weekend nights.

TRADE THAT DREAMBOOK
for a chieck book - Gibbs
training turns timid B.A.'s
into sauve and esteemed
secretaries. Ask for catalogue
describing Special Course for
College Women.

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Fraternities Name
Mid-Week Events
Dr. Lenard Eklend, professor in the
University of Detroit and a nationally
known authirity on common stocks,
will be the speaker at the Alpha Kap-
pa Psi house tonight at 7 p.m. His
subject will be "The Common Stock
Market."
Sigma Phi Epsilon will hold a stag
party at 6 p.m. today in Detroit. The
party will be in.honor of the fraterni-
ty's draftees.
"BA RD-TO-GET-TO" PEOPLE
A RE EASY TO GE T TO BY
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CHARGES FOR TELEGRAMS
'PHONED IN APPEAR ON YOUR
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can make a modest down payment. The balance can
be paid' in monthly installments, probably no greater
than the rent you now pay.
Visit Ann Arbor Trust Company today. Our
mortgage officers have years of experience in home
financing. They will explain the details of the FHA
plan for home ownership. Their friendly counsel
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Pin-money price for shady summer bonnets
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special fabric favorite. . . breezy, feather-
light coco-straw. Choose from flattering
styles with gay print or solid color bands.

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