THE MICHIGAN DAILY
SophomoreCabaret Mass Meeting
To Be Theme
Committee Heads To Employ
Skits In Activity Discussion;
Chairman To Present Plpns
Sophomore women will gather for a
mass meeting to consider plans for
the annual class project at 5 p.m.
today in the League Ballroom:;
Not only those who desire to par-
ticipate in committee activties, but
all who intenfl to take part in the
actual production of Sophomore Cab-
aret are requested to attend today's
meeting, Ann MacMillan, general
The meeting at 'which requirements
for the various committees will be
outlined, will carry the spirit of '44,
which will be characterized by a skit,
led by Mildred Otto, of three girls
with fife and drums.
Women To Sign Up
There will be an opportunity for
interested women to sign up for the
groups for which they feel themselves
to be qualified. Committee heads will
tell about the activities of their
groups not by means of the usual
speechs, but in story form. Each
one will be dressed to represent her
committee to further elaborate pro-
Talent in dancing and singing is
especially required for this year's
cabaret, it was revealed, but further
details are being withheld until an-
nouncement at the meeting.
Chairmen Are Listed
Members of the central committee
working under Miss MacMillan are:
Esther SteVens, tickets; Jane Prit-
chard, decorations; Pussy Hughes,
toktumes; Josephine Fitzpatrick, fin-
Mnce; Rita Hyman, dance, and Nancy
Upsorn, music. Completing the cen-
tal committee are Martha Kinsey,
booths ahd exhibits; Laura Vial, date
bureau; Mary Brownrigg, recorder,
pad Elizabethh Bunnell, publicity.
Committee work will begin next
week; women must have their eligi-
bility cards signed in the League by
Dnmorrow if they wish to participate
i the project. Class dues will be
payable immediately after the meet-
Dress Up For Dates
In /Colorful Wools
That Go Anywhere
You can have a lot of fun in more
ways than one when you have a reall
clever date dress to step out in. No
only do you entrance your date, bui
you can give vent to some of thos
cute little tricks of fashion that tur
up. once in "a while.'
Onecof the mostpopular styles tha
is showing lately is the two-piec
torso dress with an accordion pleate
skirt. It may be worn in all color
and materials, but the most effectiv
seem .to be light blue, pink, green o
Basque waisted wools are tops fo
those who like winsomely feminin
. modes. Simple black trimmed wit]
blu yarn' flowers or beige with
bright yarn belt or any color trimme
with nail heads are a few suggestion
Or try a perfect love of a pure whit
full skirted wool-it's angelic o
Committee To Meet
There will be a meeting of th
Merit System Committee at 5 p.n
today in the League. Anyone who i
uable to attend, is asked to call Pegg
Palumbaum, '42, at 2-2591.
For 1942 JQP
Approximately 250 junior women
gathered in the League ballroom yes-
terday to meet members of the cen-
tral committee and to hear Mary Lou
Ewing, '43, general chairman, give
brief and general outline of the or-
ganization for the 1942 Junior Girls
After a few introductory wordsT
concerning the purpose of this mass
meeting, Miss Ewing introduced each
committee chairman individually to
the group and , the meeting was
turned over to them.'
Chairmen of the program, finance,
tickets, dance, scenery, publicity,
ushers, patrons, properties, makeup,
music and bookholder committees
gave short explanations of the func-
tions of their particular committee,
describing plans and calling atten-
tion to the type of girl best suited for
work with their group.
Because the script has not as yeti
been selected, definite plans could
not be completed. However, after the
winning play is chogen Nov. 15, there
will be another mass meeting, Miss
Ewing announced. Parts bf the play
will be read and the plot clearly exr,
plained .so that all the committees
may begin to concentrate on specific
Art Of Future
Guests To Dance In Ballroom
Of Thirtieth Century Design;
Bill Burgess To Do Decorations
On the night of Hallowe'en, the
main ballroom of the Union will be
transformed-not into a pumpkin-
but into the future 100 years.
Dancers and diners at the 7th an-i
nual Union Formal will be in an at-,
mosphere strictly futurtistic, Bob
Matthews, '43, and Andy Caughey,
'43, co-chairmen of decorations, an-
" Main Theme Is Art
The theme of theedecorations and
hence the theme of the dance will be
"Contemporary Art at the University
of Michigan-2041 A.D." All the art
work will be done by Bill Burgess,
Abstract representations of courses
)f study at that time and huge ab-
stract portraits of University offi-
cials will make up eight large color
paintings which will adorn the walls
around the entire room. Each pic-
ture of this series, depicting an art-
ist's idea of university life in 2041,
will be individually lighted from
above, a la art gallery:
Columns Line Plan
The cement columns bordering the
dance floor will be covered with card-
board so as to obtain a shape and
horizontal perspective a little more in
keeping with the theme. A white ban-
ner with a continuous design will run
the entire perimeter of the room at
the top of the columns.
Occupying the most prominent'
place in the ballroom-above the
bandstand-and bringing everyone
into immediate realization of theme
upon entering the ballroom, will be
a large sign imprinted with the words
"Let the crystal ball add 100 more
years of Michigan progress."
P.M.' To Be Today
The weekly "P.M." sponsored by
Hillel will be held from 4 p.m. to 6
p.m. today at the Foundation. Bridge,
dancing, ping-pong and refreshments
will be included in the program. Ev-
eryone is invited to come and meet
new as well as old friends.
Miami Beach, Fla., and Estelle For-
gash, '45,.of Niles has been announced
by Phi Sigma Sigma.
Tea To Be Held
Michigan Dames will sponsor their
annual tea from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. to-
day in the Ruthven home. They will1
welcome the six hundred and fiftyQ
wives of the students enrolled in the,
The Dames are a national organ-
ization of wives of students and in-
ternes on campus in which member-
ship is for life.
Mrs. Ruthven will be hostess at the
affair. Receiving with her will be
Mrs. H. H. Lange, the new president
of the Dames, and Mrs. E. R. Towns-
ley, last year's president. -
Hostesses Are Listed
Other hostesses will be Mrs. J. H.
Waldner, Mrs. J. F. Ebelke, Mrs. A. D.
Roberts, Mrs. Joseph Park, Mrs. E.
W. Kinney. Mrs. Lawrence Thorny,
Mrs. H. T. Deinzer, Mrs. N. R. Smith,
Mrs. W. R. Klunzinger, Mrs. C. D.
Ward. Mrs. H. W. Titus, Mrs. D. J.
Davis, Mrs. F. L. Clemens, Mrs. W. F.
Austin, 'Mrs. Stanley Tanner, Mrs.
Theodore Klebsattel, Mrs. M. P.
Wees, Miss Ethyl McCormick, and
Dr. Margaret Bell.
Faculty wives who advise the vari-
ous interest groups will also assist
throughout the rooms. They are:
Mr. C. V. Weller, Mrs. W. W. Bishop,
Mrs. R. C. Hussey, Mrs. I. M. Smith,
Mrs. Albert White, Mrs. Roy Cowden,
Mrs. Samuel Dana, Mrs. Charles
Griffiths, Mrs. Walter Pillsbury, Mrs.
Harry Towsley and Mrs. George Car-
Women Will Pour
Those who have been asked to pour
f are: Mrs. Pillsbury, Mrs. Towsley,
Mrs. Albert White, Mrs. Carrothers,
Mrs. Roy Cowden, Mrs. Dana, Mrs.
Griffiths, Miss McCormick and Dr.
Mrs. Ruthven will wear a corsage
of fall flowers sent to her by the
Hillel Group To Meet
Hillel Players will meet at 7:45 p.m,
today at the Foundation. Mr. David
Owen, instructor in radio broadcast-
ing and former star of a national
Sprogram, will be principaldspeaker.
'xeiyone is invited to atend.
Women Landlubbers Prepare
For Coast Defense Program
By JEAN GILMER they are apt students. according
Women are quite serious about their instructors, who are instrucl
preparation for defense work it them in the uses of crow's-nests,
seems; they are even training to help acles, gyroscopes and magnetic c
the Coast Guard in case of emer- passes.
gency. At least that is what members uniforms fr heir work: jackets
of the Bronx and Manhattan units of skirts and overseas caps of dark b
the American Women's Auxiliary gray, and high heels! We un
Services are now doing. stand the high heeled shoes ha
Seventeen women who are learn- be discarded while the women wo
ing to be nautical assistants to the barefoot on deck!
Coast Guard began their instruction The rolling seas and the high w;
made their costumes somewhat
in seamanship this week on power nuisance and even dangerous bec
boats belonging to Larchmont Yacht of close proximity to spinning eng
Club as they cruised on Long Island and pulleys. So now the volun
Sound. have abandoned their newly desi
Most of them are quite frankly uniforms. They'll be wearing rul
Moled shoes and slacks on all fu
landlubbers, their previous knowledge trips.
of sea navigation having been limited
to cruises aboard luxury liners. But
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Alpha Omicron Pi
pledging of Eleanor
of Pottsdam, N.Y.; Virginia Chandler,
'45, of Sylvania, 0.; Joyce Denherd-
er, '45, of Zealand; Elizabeth Taylor,
'45, of Harbor Springs, and Virginia
Weadock, '45, Lima, 0. The same
house announces the recent initiation
of Margaret Bowman, '43, Dorothy
Wineland, '43, and Norma Rowe, '44.
Gamma Phi Beta announces the
pledging of Marjorie McCullough, '45,
Alpha Phi announces the pledging'
of Marjorie De Roo, '43, Flint; Mary
Jo Jacques, '45, Duluth, Minn., and
Ann Murray, '45, Waverly, N.Y.
Pi Beta Phi announces the initia-
tion of Helen Lahey, '43.
Pledging of Shirley Bower, '44, of
Put a 100-watt bulb in a low-
cost pin-to-wall lamp ... and
see how quickly a gloomy
corner acquires charm. You
can use the lamp all evening
11or less than a cent. See the
any attractive new models
on display at your dealer's.
(We do not sell these lamps.)
The Detroit EdisonCompany.
PE FEC T
..f. or a pefect weeIenI!
Undr your coat at the game
... dancing afterwards. You'll
love its unaffected flattery, its
tiny price. Rayon crepe in
color combinations of cham-
pagne and black, apertif aqua
and black, blue and creme de
cocoa. junior sizes.
Outing Club To Meet,
Michigan Outing Club will meet
at 4:30 p.m. today in the WAB in-
stead of. the Union as previously
announced. Anyone interested is
urged to attend. If anyone is un-
able to attend the 'meeting but is
interested, he or she may call
either Dan Saulson, '44, at 9818 or
Elizabeth Mahlman, '43, at 2-4471.
PECT AT ORS
, low keg-heeled pump in
wn or black simulated'alli-
or. Left, classic pump with
ovable bow. Suede with
The Casual Wool
Perfect for lnches, open house,
Soft materials in lovely,
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