THE MICHIGAN DAILY
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29
Red Norvo's Band Will Play
At Annual Sophomore Cabaret
Project To Feature Merchant
Displays, 'Cracker Madness',
Cuban Meals At Sloppy Joe's
November snows will be forgotten
in the glow of "Sunshine, Inc." from
8 p.m. to 1 a.m. today, and from 8
p.m. to midnight tomorrow at the
League, as the class of '43 sponsors
the annual Sophomore Cabaret.
Red Norvo and his orchestra will
supply the musical background for
smoothies and jitterbugs alike when
the ballroom is opened for dancing
,at 9 p.m. both nights. Cuban meals
at Sloppy Joe's will be provided to
those who follow the signs on the
boardwalk where voice recordings
and photographs will be among the
Skit To Be Featured
"Cracker Madness," the feature
presentation of the floor show, writ-
ten by Richard McKelvey, will begin
at 10 p.m. in the Lydia Mendelssohn
Molly Carney, as Pappy Slocum,
Barbara Alcorn, as Mammy Slocum,
Virginia M~orse, as the daughter,
Jeannette Halper as Horace, and Ol-
ga Gruhzit as one of the sons, will
take the leading roles.
The program will be opened with
the title song, "Sunshine, Inc.", sung
by Eleanor Rakestraw, after which
Herma Frieda and Joan Genung will
lead a chorus of ten rhumba queens.
Twenty-five sophomores will appear
in the tableau depicting the history
To Sing "Censor Song"
Elaine Ross and Barbara De Fries
will solo-dance to the "Censor Song"
whose lyrics will be sung by the
chorus. "It's All Over Now", "The
Umbrella Dance", sung by the Beach
Chorus, and "Blue Book Blues" are
other feature attractions of the show.
Lyrics to the original songs were
written by Lloyd T. Chockley, father
of Julie Chockley, chairman of the
Cabaret, and Nathan Kalvot. Music
was especially written for the per-
formance by Robert Monroe and
The walls of the exhibition rooms
and ballroom will be decorated with
large three-dimensional murals ap-
propriate to the theme of Florida.
Forty Ann Arbor merchants will
display merchandise that is expectea
Evidently, we are in the midst of
a big letdown after the Ohio State-
Michigan football game, as there are
only four dances scheduled for to-
Chi Phi will hold their annual
pledge formal tonight. Members of
the fraternity will have a formal
dinner at the Allenel and then re-
turn to the house for dancing. One
of Bill Gail's orchestras will play for
the evening, and Dr. William Brace
and Mr. George W. Andros will chap-
As a part of the weekend house
party being given by Phi Epsilon Pi,
a formal dinner dance is being held
tonight. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Un-
gar, Mr. and Mrs. Morton Helper,
and Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Fries
will chaperon the affair. Bill Gail's
orchestra will furnish the music for
Members of Phi Kappa Sigma will
present their annual pledge formal
and formal dinner from 7 p.m. to
1 a.m. tonight. Roy Carey and his
orchestra have been secured to play
for the evening. Chaperons for the
dance will be Mr. and Mrs. Avon
Newcomb, Mr. and Mrs. Loy Suther-
land, and Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Hage-
Sigma Alpha Epsilon will hold a
formal dinner from 7:30 p.m. to 9
p.m. tonight, followed by their pledge
dance. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gibson
and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Graham
and Mr. and Mrs. David Reed will
act as the chaperons for the-evening.
Bill Jacobs' orchestra will play for
Patrons and patronesses for Pan-
hellenic Ball, which will be held from
9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Dec. 6 in the ball-
room of the League,chave been an-
nounced by Mary Lou Ewing, '43,
chairman of the patrons commit-
Heading the list of guests to board
the Panhellenic Special and speed
off to New York and the roof gar-
den of the "Panhellenic Hotel," are
Mr. and Mrs. Leroy V. Cram, Presi-
dent and Mrs. Ruthven, Dean and
Mrs. Edward H. Kraus, Dean and
Mrs. Walter B. Rea, Dean Alice Lloyd,
Dean Joseph Bursley and Miss Jean-
Dr. Margaret Bell, Dr. William
trace, Prof. and Mrs. A. E. White,
Mr. and Mrs. James B. Edmonson,
Mr. and Mrs. Glen E. Mills, Mrs. Byrl
F. Bacher, Miss Ethel McCormick,
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Hendrian and
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. S. Struve will also
be among the patrons and patroness-
The list continues with: Mrs. Wm.
Goodale, Mrs. Grace Pilcher, Mrs.
Cora Young, Mrs. Laura Sherman,
Mrs. Mary Underwood, Mrs! Agnes
Clark, Mrs. Mary Brennan, Mrs. Ellen
B. Rowles, Mrs. James Orbison, Mrs.
Ethel B. Page, Mrs. Martha Went-
worth, Mrs. Paul Kircher, Mrs. Hen-
ry Kimball, Mrs. Ruth Smith, Mrs.
T. M.LDavies, Mrs. Hazel Overton,
Mrs. Leonora Boyd and Mrs. Fred
Mitchell Ayres To Play
Mitchell Ayres and his "Fashions
'in Music" orchestra will furnish the
music and featured vocalists are Mary
Ann Mercer and Tommy Taylor.
The theme of the ball is the "Pan-
hellenic Excursion." The League
Ballroom will be transformed into a
,roof garden of the "Panhellenic Ho-
tel" and the featured event of the
evening will be a "Sweetheart Waltz"
in which all women who have frater-
nity pins will dance to the accom-
paniment of a medley of sorority
to dissolve all problems of Christmas
lifts and holiday apparel. Profes-
3ional saleswomen and sophomore
imateurs will take orders and explain
the features of articles on display.
Exhibits To Be Held
Four separate rooms will accommo-
late exhibits of formal attire, sports
year. seasonal gifts, and miscella-
ieous mechanical devices. Corsages,
'adios and records, campus and
"home town" clothes for both men
and women, and small personalized
sifts will be among the merchandise
Miss Chockley has been assisted
)y Virginia Morse, chairman of
3ooths and Exhibits, Margaret Ihl-
:ng, Decorations, Margaret Avery,
Publicity, Jean Ranahan, Dance,
Sally Laux, Dance Assistant, Joy
Nright, Music, Dorothy Johnson,
"ostumes, Olga Gruhzit, Costumes
assistant, Marjorie Mahon, Finance,
Iarjorie Nield, Recorder, Elizabeth
3ram, Tickets, Jean Cordell, Hostess
Chairman, and Mary Pate, Matinee
Will Be Given
Independent Women To Hold
Annual Informal Dance Dec. 13;
Gifts Will Be Given To Children
"X-mas X-press" is the theme
which has been chosen for the infor-
mal dance, given annually by the non-
affiliated women on campus, which
wil wind up pre-Christmas festivities
at the League, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Friday, Dec. 13.
Frances Nevin, '41, general chair-
man for the dance, has announced
that Bill Sawyer and his orchestra
have been engaged to make the "X-
mas X-press" come in on time.
A Christmas pack will be set at
the door of the ballroom, and those
who attend have been invited to bring
a small gift. Members of the As-
sembly board, which is sponsoring
the dance, will distribute the gifts
to children at the hospital.
Each member of Assembly board
will head a committee, and also serve
on all others. Independents from
dormitories, League houses, Ann
Arbor, and Beta Kappa Rho, who will
fill out the committees, may obtain
information fom their board repre-
Tickets will be sold for one dollar
per couple. This year the dance will
be a men's bid instead of women's bid
as it has been in previous years.
League To Institute
By Conway Magee
If they laugh when you sit down
to play it is for you that Mr. Conway
Magee, faculty member and bridge
expert, will give a series of six bridge
lessons beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tues-
day in the League.
These bridge lessons will be held in
addition tosthehDuplicate Bridge
Tournaments which take place at
the League every Thursday.
For further information, those in-
terested are requested to call Lou
Carpenter, '42, chairman of the func-
tion; Miss Ethel McCormick, social
director of the League; or Mr. Magee.
Will Honor Varsity
The Michigan football team will be
honored tomorrow night at the Union,
where they will be guests at the dance,
Dick Scherling, '42, publicity chair-
man, has announced.
This dance continues the tradition-
al feature of honoring the team at
the end of each season. Bill Sawyer's
orchestra will play and the featured
vocalists will be Gwen Cooper and Bob
Editor's Note: For personal reasons.
insuring the safety of her family
abroad the subject of this interview t
does not wish her name revealed.
By RHODA LESHINEt
Sparkling eyes, an enthusiastic1
voice and a personality abounding
with that certain "continental charm"
were the attributes that impressed
this interviewer at the first introduc-
tion to this 21 year old Belgian wo-
man who arrived in Ann Arbor direct-I
ly from Europe a week and a half
"My first impression of Americat
at New York was that I was in a
free country where I might speak
and do as I liked," she declared in
her newly acquired English language.
"The consistency of smiling faces
took me by surprise," she disclosed.-
First Desire Was To Drink Milk
"The first desire I had was to drink
some milk as I had not been able
to obtain the beverage for two months
at home," she confesses in answer to
my question as to what she wanted
to do first after stepping from the
Exeter liner which she had boarded
in Lisbon, Portugal.
The pretty blond-haired visitor told
of her work in Paris where she has
been employed with the Belgian Em-
bassy for the American Red Cross
"The Red Cross is doing wonderful
work in France," she affirmed, "in
the distribution of food supplies to
alleviate the suffering of the refugees,
and the French are thankful and
appreciative of American aid."
'Paris Is Tres Triste'
"Paris is tres triste," she comment-
ed when I asked her about her im-
pressions of the capitulated city. "The1
German soldiers are calm, however,
as they have strict instructions from
Hitler to act correctly. They *are en-
deavoring to change the bad reputa-
tion they received in the last war
because of their actions," she ex-
To Discuss Winter
Winter sports lovers will meet at
2 p.m. tomorrow at the Women's Ath-
letic Building for an organization
meeting to form plans for the com-
ing Outdoor sport season.
Skiing, tobogganing and ice skat-
ing are among the activities to be dis-
cussed for this year's schedule, as
definite plans for regular meetings
will be decided by those attending
this first consultation.
An ice skating party will be held
after the meeting Saturday; all those
who own skates are urged to bring
them to the WAB by Gertrude In-
wood, '43, president of the Outdoor
club. If weather permits, toboggan-
ing and skiing parties will go out the
"From the beginning of the war, regained. They want to inspire their
theFrench people were not enthusias- youth with hope. They are tired of
tic in joining with England. Even hate and want to regain a friendship
though they had not been told how with Germany-minus the Hitler per-
powerful Hitler was, they sensed the son lityouthfuprBelgia will remain
Janger and were waiting for Ameri- at Stockwell as a guest until Christ-
ca to step in and help." mas. Enthused about her new resi-
War Couldn't Last dence, she said, "I like Ann Arbor be-
In a citation of reasons for the cause it is young; here is hope. Eur-
French defeat, she asserted that the ope offers desperation. America must
troops were told that the German stay out of the war."
forces were a bluff and that the war
couldn't last. "We trusted England," Soph
she revealed, "and took it for grant- P rom c
2d that there would be economic and Sale To End Today
military cooperation. They didn't
send over 20 divisions, whereas in the The final ticket sale for Soph Prom,
last war more than 80 were shipped which will be held from 0 p.m. to
to the Continent. There were not 2 a.m., Dec. 13 in the Union, will
enough planes." be open from 2 p.m. to5 p.m. today
I asked her why the situation had at the travel desk in the lobby of
been so deplorable and so hopeless the Union, Bernard Hendel, general
and she confessed that they, them- chairman of the dance, announced.
selves, don't know the answer. Sophomore identification cards
"France's reputation was at stake and must be presented upon purchase of
we had to fight," she added. "King tickets, which are being sold for $2.75.
Leopold of Belgium was made the The sale will be open to the general
scapegoat by being blamed for the public on Saturday and, as the tickets
loss because of his earlier appease- are going rapidly, sophomores are
ment," she said. urged to purchase theirs immediately.
French Eager To Start Anew Bob Chester's band, which was
"The French are eager to start selected in an all-campus poll last
anew," she disclosed, "for they have week, will furnish the music for the
lost nothing that they feel can't be dance.
Interviewer Hears Pretty Refugee's Account
In War-ridden Europe
Intermediate Dancing Class
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and learn the latest steps-
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Reflections And Highlights
On Campus Activities.. .
q1og lekz4 1f1r
7-11 Club goers are reminded that
;he club will not be open this week-
end because of Sophomore Cabaret
whose exhibits on Christmas gift sug--
,estions from town merchants will
'e on display in the Kalamazoo Room.
The Club will also be closed next
Friday because of the Panhellenic
Tryouts for positions in JGP dance,
choruses will be held from 3 p.m.
to 5 p.m. tomorrow in the game
Room of the League, Mildred Rad-
ford, '42, dance chairman, an-
Holding the lucky positions in the
student directory this week for the
Wolverine weekly draft are Ruth
Bennett, '43, Dorothy Piper, Grad.,
Clayton Henderson, '44, Richard
Kane, '42L, and John Durr, '41. Each
will receive a complimentary ticket
to the Club Wolverine.
* * de
Independent women who wish to
ment will sign up at Barbour Gym-
nasium today. .
Kappa Delta will hold a tea in
honor of their new chaperon, Mrs.
James Ford, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30
p.m. today. Mrs. C. W. Edmonds and
Betsy Tretheway, '42, will pour from
3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Mrs. C.
Fairbanks and Catherine Gladding,
'42, will pour from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30
For those women who have been
Iwondering what, to wear to the
opening night of 'the Union Opera,
it has been announced that it will
be formal downstairs and informal
in the balcony.
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