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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Boyd Raeburn

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Band Will. Play

For

Eni neger' Ball Nov.

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Robert Collins
Will Supervise
Annual Formal
Committees Are Announced;t
Orchestra To Feature Three
Vocalists, Woodwind Choirt
"Rhythm by Raeburn" will un-
doubtedly be one of the key slogansi
of this year's Engineering Ball, tot
be-held Friday, Nov. 7, as music com-
mittee chairman George D. Cotschal, i I
'4-2E, has announced that Boyd Rae- f
burn and his orchestra have been en- c
gaged to play for the annual fornal
dance.
To come here directly from a cur-k
rent engagemept at the St. Anthony I
Hotel in San Antonio, Tex., Raeburn1
has only recently completed a 14-
week appearance at the Chez Paree in
Chicago, where he was broadcastings
seven nights a week over a national
NBC hookup.
Three To Sing-
Instrumentation in the 13-piece or-
chestra includes five brass, four sax-1
ophones and four rhythm, intru-
ments, with guitarist Hal Derwin
doing some vocalizing as well. Other
vocalizing will be done by the band's
regular singer, "Lorraine," as well as
a series of comic novelty numbers to1
be rendered by vocalist Ike Ragon.
" Booked for engagements n well-
known hotels all over the Midle
West, the band is especially noted for
its woodwind choir, a reed section of
exceptional quality.
General chairman Qf the Engineer-
ing Ball this year will be Robert Col-
lins, '42E who will have supervision
over all the work done by the 13 com-
mitteemen serving under him.
Committees Named
Sub-chairmen and their commit-
tees are Joseph M. Hallisey, financial
chairman; John S. Burnham and
Fred J. Elmier, publicity; Verne C.
Kennedy and Robert B. Radkey, tick-
ets; Carl Rohrback, floor chairman,
and Alex C. Wilkie, programs.
Other chairmen include Arthur W.
Dobson and Joh'n J. Casey, decora-,
tions; Gotschall, music; Norman C.
Taylor and Robert L. Summeyhays,
patrons, and Robert T. Wallace, ban-
quet chairman. All are juniors in the
engineering college.
To be held in the Union Ballroom
with danging from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.,
the dance is an annual affair spon-
,sored by the Engineering Council,
governing student body in the College
of Engineering.
Further plans for the dance will
be made and announced at a meeting
of the Council to be held this evening,
Collins said. Tickets will be put on
sale as soon as possible.
Women's Glee Club
To Plan Active Year
Outlining plans for the reorganiza-
tion of the Women's Glee Club on a
more active basis than in recent y ars,
Bill Sawyer will lead a business m et-
ing of the club at 4 p.m. today in'the
Kalamazoo Room of the League.
All who have been accepted to
membership through audition are re-
quested to attend the meeting.
Dietetic Association
Elects New President
ST. LOUIS, Mo.,. Oct. 2.-()-
Miss Francis MacKinnon, nutrition
consultant of the Arizona State
Board of Health, Phoenix, Ariz., to-

day was named president-elect of
the American Dietetic Association.
Miss MacKinnon, who will take of-
fice at the next annual meeting,.will
succeed Miss Nelda Ross of the Pres-
byterian Hospital, New York City,
who became the Association's new
president today, succeeding Miss
Mary I. Barber of Battle Creek, Mich.
Alpha Epsilon Phi announces the
pledging of Audrey Goldstein, 45, of
Lorain, Ohio.

Olympic Star, Exhibition Relay
To Be In"WAA Swimming Meet
An Olympic diving star, a humor-
ous exhibition relay, and a water
bTllet, interspersed with regular com-
petitive events, will be included in
the WAA inter-house swimming meet
to be held at 7:15 p.m. today in the
Union pool.
Hazel Muller, '43, chairman of the
meet, has announced that- Shirley'
Condit, '43, a member of the Olympic
diving team of 1940, which would .
have gone to Finland for the Olym-
pics had the war not intervened, will
do exhibition diving.>
Will Have Novelty ilace
In addition, a novelty relay race
will take place. It will consist of a
back-stroker who will swim on her
back while reading a newspaper, as
breast-stroker who will balance a
Donelda Schaible, '42, president of
WAA, has announced that any wom-
an who intends to participate in the
meet and who hasn't yet signed up, a
must sign up by noon today at Bar-
bour Gymnasium. DONELDA SCHAIBLE
ping-pong ball in a teaspoon held in one front, one back, and one op
her mouth, and the side-stroker who tional dive, and houses will have fou
will swim side-stroke while holding member teams who will swim a free
a lighted candle. -style relay and a fun relay using
The water ballet will be formed by balloon.
Rosemary Mann, '43, Sybil Graham, One contestant may not enter mor
'43, and Miss Mullen. Regular events than three events, and each event i
in which University women will par- final, with five girls in a heat. Pre
ticipate include the 25-yard free- vious to this, several heats have bee]
style, breast stroke, back stroke and . held, depending upon the number o
side stroke and the 50-yard free- contestants, and then the winner
style, breast stroke and back stroke. of the several heats have swum agai
Contestants will also dive, doing to determine the ultimate winner

Union Formal
Reservations
To Be Assured
Double-Stub Method To Make
Supper Party Groups Possible.
Ticket Deadline Is Oct. 29

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I In Fall Season I
Marie McElroy, '39, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. T. E. McElroy of Winnetka,
it., 'and William Robert Lee Craft,
Jr., '41L, son of Mr. W. R. L. Craft,
Sr., of Christiansburg, Va., were mar-
ried Sept. 24 in the Children's Chapel
of the Winnetka Congregationalj
church.
Mr. Craft is a graduate of the Uni-
versity of Virginia and received his
degree from the Law School here. He
was a member of Phi Alpha Delta and
was co-editor of the Law Review.
Vows Exchanged
Wedding vows were exchanged Oct.
11 by Evelyn Winifred Hawley, dauigh-
ter of Prof. and Mrs. Ransom S.1
Haj.ley of Ann Arbor, and Dr. Law-
rence A. Comstock of St. Joseph's
Mercy Hospital staff, son of Mrs.
Rena M. Comstock of Albion and the,
late Charles A. Comstock. 'Iie wed-
ding took 3place in the First Metho-
dist Church and Rev. Charles W.
Brashares, pastor of the church,
officiated.
Dr. and Mrs. Comstock will be at
home at 123, N. State St. on their
return from a motor trip to Pitts-
burgh and Washington, D.C. Mrs.
Comstock, who has been a special
student in the University School of
Music, is a member of Kappa Phi,
Methodist sorority, and of the Wo-
man's Club of Ann Arbor. Dr. Com-
stock is ta graduate of Albion College
and the University medical school
and is a member of Phi Mu Alpha,
honorary musical fraternity. He is a
resident physician at St. Joseph's
Mercy Hospital.
Married In Adirondacks
Mr. and Mrs. Harry D. Mills of

This year, due to time limitations,
each heat will be final; that is, the
winners will not swim again, so th'at
they swim against time from the
start. Then the four girls with the
best times will be taken as winners.
Each swimmer will be charged 10
cents for the use of the pool.
Ann Arbor, have announced the mar-
riage of their daughter, Janet, '40,
to Emerson Wesley Smith, '40, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Smith of Rome,
N. Y. The ceremony took place in
a country Methodist church in the
foothills. of the Adirondacks near
Rome.
The couple motored to Syracuse af-
ter the ceremony and went by plane
to New York City and Boston, Mass.,
where Mr. Smith will continue his
studies at Boston University.
Jannett Angell, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Carleton W. Angell of Ann
Arbor, and Herbert D..Hamilton, '41E,
son of Mrs Francis G. Hamilton of
Ann Arbor, were married Oct. 11 in
the First Methodist Church.
Mr. and Mrs. Hamilton will live
at 12245 Hamilton St., Highland
Park. Both are graduates of Ann 4r-
bor High school and Mr. Hamilton
has a position in the engineering lab-
oratory of the Chrysler Corporation.
He is a member of Tau Beta Pi, Phi
Kappa Phi and Sigma Xi honor frat-
ernities.
Wedding Announced
Announcement has been made of
the marriage of Elizabeth Guntley,
'43, daughter of Mrs. Ruth Rouse of
Escanaba, and Rudolph Potochnik,
'40, of Detroit. The wedding took
place at the home of Rev. H. L. Pick-
erill of Ann Arbor.
The bride is president of the Alice
Freeman Palmer co-operative house
and is a m mber of St. Andrew's
Episcopal Students' guild and of the
Friends' society, to which Mr. Pot-
ochnik also belongs. Both were mem-
I bers of the Spring Parley committee.
Mr. Potochnik is a member of Roch-
dale house.

It isn't like the Minnesota game-
at the Union Formal you can sit with
your friends. By the new double-stub
method, your ticket is your assurance
that you will be able to dine and
dance with members of your own par-
ticular group, Ed Holmberg, '43, res-
ervations chairman, announed yes-
terday.
According to this year's plan, table
-eservations are made at the time
the ticket is obtained. The individ-
ual's name and the name of his party
are filled out on each of the two
stubs. One stub is turned in at the
time of purchase and the other is
presented at the door upon arrival at
the dance. Thus, undesirable delay is
avoided at the entrance to the dance
floor.
Deadline Is Oct. 29
Students who wish to buy tickets
now but are not yet certain with what
group they wish to sit, may omit the
name of their group on ,each stub.
Then when definite plans have been
made, table reservations may be com-
pleted by calling Holmberg or the
travel desk in the Union.
All reservations must be made by
Wednesday, Oct. 29, Holmberg said,
because after this time, although
tickets will still be available, the Ex-
cutive Council can not guarantee
"lf 'ctoiy group reservations.
Tickets Now Available
fhis suppnr dance, which will be
held frcm 9:0 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday,
Oct. 31, is one of the few formal
dances of the year that anyone may
attend regardless of class or affilia-
tion. The 1941 Union Formal marks
the seventh year that this tradition
and annual affair has been observed.
Tickets are now on sale at the
Union travel desk or may be secured
from any member of the Council.
Ticket sales will be limited to 250.
Nearest Drug Store
Holds Best Soution
For Beauty Problem
"Mirror, mirror, upon the wall, who
is the fairest of them all?" Today
the answer would be, "The girl who
is willing to spend her bottom dollar
for a new lipstick."
This month's allowance has al-
ready been spent, but, the first of
next month, how about tripping
down tg the nearest drug store and
purchasing some of Hollywood's pet
secret, pancake make-up? It is guar-
anteed to give you a smooth complex-
ion.
Or, if you are already an ardent fan
of this miraculous concoction, per-
haps you would be interested in an-
other treat. A nail polish manufac-
turer has produced a set consisting
of lipstick, cheek rouge, and the nail
polish-all matched!' These sets
come in such delightful shades as
Cherry Coke, Hot Dog and, for for-
mal evenings, Black Mask. And they
really match!
Juniors Will Meet
There will be a mass meeting of
all junior women interested in
working on the 1942 Junior Girls'
Play at 4:15 p.m. tomorrow in the
ballroom of the League, Mary Lou
Ewing, '43, general chairman, an-
nounced.

The good old college custom of Going Out Of Town To Get Drenched
In Somebody Else's Stadium was observed in all its expensive pageantry
(Stop us if this sickens you by being too reminiscent of DeMille) this last
weekend by quite a mess of local stoodents. The whole thing took place at
Evanston, and we won't give the rest of you headaches-(Those who took
the trek have already got 'em)-with the ghastly details of how gay every-
thing and everybody was, but we have a few little tidbits here which we feel
you might enjoy.
One of the most outstanding groups among the socialites who attended
(at least that's what they told us) included Webb Cook, Roger Kelley,
Woody Standish, Bill Schomburg, Jim Collins, Dave Lynch, Charley Braz-
nell, Dan Huyett, Hal Wood, and Monk Moore. Now, we're not saying that
the next item has anything to do with this noble little band of popular Mich-
iganites-heaven forbid that we should put suspicion's ugly shadow on any-
one-but there is a substantial rumor about that one
Cr of the gangs who went, didn't do so well with the
famed Northwestern dolls. In fact, the only things
C I) resembling females whom the boys could talk into
taking a chance on them for an evening were a bunch
of high school not-so-cuties.
An Opinion On N.W.'s Coeds -
Heaven forbid, also, that we should infer there is
b_ -anything of the sour grapes in the remark of one of
the proud swains, who shall remain nameless, because he is a Daily person-
ality ("and it shall be the policy of this paper not to unduly publicize them
as work on it"-Axiom 66 from Editorial Policy). He said, quote-and with
a notable lack of effectiveness-Those Northwestern coeds aren't what
they're supposed to be, unquote. And the fact that he didn't get close enough
to one to find out did not dull the sharp, disparaging potency of his remark.
Since this is supposed to be a social column, and since social columns
are supposed to contain a certain number of names once in a while (much
as it pains us) and since we efn't see anything less important about people,
just.because they didn't happen to be able to argue their parents into giving
them a few of the long green, we don't seen any reason for not mentioning
a few of the persons who didn't go to the game. Among them were Phyl
Banbrook, Vi Miller, Harry Kelsey, ( innie Frey, tob Wallace, Marg Hulbert,
Mary Sellon, Bob Brines, Marianne Taylor, Jane Cayia, Janet Taylor and
Dick Schell. Boy, that's padding the old copy out, if we ever saw it padded.
The Wild 7-11 Club. .
With everyone-well, a couple of dozen or so-out of town for the game,
things were slightly on the morgue side, here in Ann Arbor. To -show you
how quiet it was, just about the rowdiest place in town on last Friday and
Saturday nights was the 7-11 Club at the League. (Don't worry, Miss Mack;
everyone knows we're only kidding!) We didn't find
whether they were dancing or playing bridge or
studying-( Just a few in the giant list of things
which we understand one can do there) but anyway,
Betty Baille and Dick Shirley, Peg Brown and Frank
McCarthy, Teddy Plaisted and Rudy Sengel, and
Peggy Ihling and Ken Nelson were all occupying
themselves with one or 'many of the list.
It is not the custom of this department, if we
may dignify this trash by calling it a department, to /
hash over a particular social event before it has occurred. But a news item
in today's Daily forces us to offer an opinion as to Avhat next weekend will
be like. Already people are having hysterics and dropping off like flies-and
that's just standing in line to get the tickets. Just let your imagination wan-
der a moment in bits of idle fantasy on the subjec of what the game scene
will be. See what we mean? We thought you would. From where we're sit-
ting, the view presents horrible massacres as far as the eye can reach-
women and children screaming-and falling bodies all over the place.
So, the most effective advice we can offer you this week, is to practice
your Eliza-Crossing-The-Ice Act so that when you step out of the Stadium
next Saturday you can, with agility and that coveted casual look, step over
the corpses which will surround the place.
Well, they won't be corpses, but if you think we're speaking of prostrate
bodies in idle jest-then you've never been to a Homecoming game.
Places Are Open
In Dancing CI asses S
Only a few more places are avail-
able for new students in the dancing
classes which will meet today, Eliza-
beth Johnson, '41, announced. Host-
esses, however, are still needed.
Men who have signed up for les-1
sons must call for tickets before 6
p.m. at the social director's officefin L uUE
in the League. C ' ?i
Beginners will meet from 7:30 p.m.
to 8:30 p.n., while the intermediate
class will meet immediately following
and continue until 9:30 p.m.

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Commjttee To Meet
There will be a meeting of mem-
bers of the JGP central committee"
at 4:30 p.m. today in the League,
Mary Lou Ewing, '43, general
chairman, announced.

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