THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Will Play For
Theta Xi Dance
Hopes To Get Up And C
Band To Play At Union
Keeping the theme
surprise for the time
of the ball a
being will be
the task of the central committee in
charge of the annual Soph Prom,
which will be held Friday, Dec. 12,
at the Union.
Assisting Charles Dotterrer, '44E,
general chairman for the dance, will
be seven committee heads and their
Promising to announce in the near
future the name of the band se-
lected to play for the traditional
function for sophomores in all the
University schools and colleges, the
music committee, with Richard Em-
pry and Jack Hooper as co-chairmen
and David Pusach as their assistant,
are hoping to get the "up and com-
ing band of -the year."
Heading the program committee is
Phyllis Present, aided by Marle Gor-
don, Sally Weinhart and Marilyn
Mayer. Publicity will be under the
direction of Harold Cooper, with Alan
Brandt, Stuart Padnos as assistants.
Stanley Glassman will be responsi-
4le for the decorations and for mak-
ing them the surprise attraction of
the dance. Working on his commit-
tee as sub-chairmen will be Shirley
Heenan, Peter O'Brien, Jack Arm-
strong and Albert Chipman, Jr.
The financial end of Soph Prom
will be in the hands of Ralph Beuh-
ler, while Martin Feferman, aided by
Lincoln Aldridge, will be in charge
of the ticket sale.
Nancy IHattersley z will head 'the
committee arranging for patrons for
the prom. Dorothy Bales, Betty Anne
Heidbreder and Peggy Savage will
serve as her assistants.
Wins Women's Fall
Constance Hammett, '45, won the
women's fall tennis tournament yes-
terday afternoon when she defeated
Jane Edmonds, '44, in straight sets
with scores of 6-4, 6-1. Miss Hammett
advanced to the finals when she de-
feated Doris Ann Hendricks, '42, while
Miss Edmonds won her semi-final
match through default. The latter,
ranked number four at the beginning
of the tournament, was the only
seeded player who did not default.
Miss Hammett, a freshman from
Englewood, New Jersey, has had
much tournament experience in the l
past which accounts for her success.
4fter playing tennis for many years,
she won the New Jersey District
tournament, the Eastern Center, and
the Long Island tournaments.
Swingin' to the Sophisticats, an or-
chestra from Detroit featuring the
songs of Kay Foster, Theta Xi will
hold their ninth annual Thanksgiving
Eve pledge formal from 9:30 p.m. to 1
a.m. today in the League ballroom.
Decorations for the affair, at which
over ?00 couples of members, alumni
and special guests will dance, will be
on the blue and white theme, the
fraternity's colors. Glass shields in
the form of pledge buttons, backed by
floodlights and the blue and silver
pledge paddle with the Theta Xi
crest, blue and white balloons, and
the mirror glass ball hung from thel
ceiling will comprise the background
Rise Is Noted
In Red Cross
Many Groups Have Pledged
Total Membership; Martha
Cook Leading In Contributions
The temperature is rising, and it's
,not only the weather, for one glance
at the thermometer and chart in the
League lobby will indicate that the
Red Cross student drive has reached1
the grand total of $277.55.I
Elizabeth Luckham, '42, chairmanI
of the drive, has announced that this
total includes only the five dormi-
tories and the twelve sororities which
have reported; no league houses or
cooperative houses have been heard
To Be Qiven
Thanksgiving is significant to most
in that they can eat and sleep-to
others of the more energetic type, in
that they can attend the "Fowl Ball"
from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. today in theI
There will be no advance in prices
over those of the regular week-end
dances, Bob Templin, '43; general
chairman said proudly and also there
will be no fowls. Bill Sawyer will lead
such distinguished musicians as Dave
Falvay, Phil Bush, Bill Rhoades and
Lou Hurd, and a few others whose
names we can't recollect at the mo-
ment. Anyhow, all together Sawyer
and his orchestra have promised some
more of those brand new arrange-
ments and Big John specialties.
Feature of the evening will be the
distribution of 10 free tickets to regu-
lar week-end Union dances to those
holding the lucky ticket stubs.
Hall Will Hold Tea
Tea will be served after dinner
Thanksgiving Day in Stockwell HallI
with informal dancing later in the
evening in the recreation room. All
residents ac1 their guests may attend.'
Girls who desire to tutor at the
League are requested to leave
their name, address, phone num-
ber and the subjects which they
desire to teach in the tutorial box
in the undergraduate office of
for the dance. from as yet.
John Hunter, '44, chairman of the' Colors Show "Temperature"
dance, who will escort Sue Scheffer, The chart is ten feet high, and all
'44, has anounced that the programs dormitories, sororities, league house
will be white felt with the fraternity I zones, cooperatives and Ann Arbor
crest impressed upon it in blue. independents are represented upon
President James Rogers, '42, will lit. As reports are turned in, colored
attend the affair with Janet Stick- itmarkers with the amount of money
ney, '43, vice-president George Gotts- collected from each unit are placed
chall, '42, will accompany Lorainne on the chart. Red markers indicate
Judson, '43, and treasurer Ray Gau- 100%, membership for that house;
thier, '42, will escort Anna Jean Sin- green represents $20 contributions or
amark. over; yellow, $10 or over, and white,
Mortarboard, Senior Society and
Busy B uzze rs scroll have pledged 100% mem-
bership, as has League Coun-
cil. Leading in contributions is
Surprise GG irIs Martha Cook with $49, while,
Betsy Barbour and Mosher Hall
are tied for second place among the
In Dorm i tory dormitories with $22.40 and $22.50
"'Twas the morn after Saturday Sororities Join 100%
and all through the dorm not a crea- Among the sororities, Alpha Chi
nde as trrnghhednot ne ing-e Omega and Collegiate Sorosis have
ture was stirring, not one single 100% membership.
If you're tall and rarely have the opportunity to look down on your
friends (or enemies) then you'll appreciate the great joy and exhilaration
experienced by Jean Johnson (five feeet ten) when at the State Conference
of Athletic Federation of College Women, held in Kalamazoo last week-end
she found five female Paul Bunyan-sized delegates from Wayne University.
They were really tall, and may it be said that it was the first time that Jean
had to look up to anybody!
* * * *
Connie Hammett, victor in the women's singles tennis tournament, is
reported to have achieved her victory with a steady game, excellent net game
and beautiful serve . . . honest! we're not prejudiced. Opponent Jane Ed-
monds seemed to show great strength several times when she put over soilie
swift passing shots when Connie was at the net, but she didn't quite hit her
stride. Steadiness rather than spectacularity characterized the game . . .
"here's to the victor (s) valiant" .. . an orchid to Connie, from us, and bet-
ter luck next time, Jane.
* * * *
Feminine fencers are going home with groans these days, having been
thoroughly worked out to a frazzle by Ray Chambers and John Dreher, who
fence at the IM building regularly, and who, according to Mary Reichle,
chairman of the club, really know their stuff ....
* * * *
Nearing finals, the volleyball tourney shows the following scores: Alpha
Phi, 35, over Betsy Barbour, 31; Mosher, 32, over Alpha Omicron Pi, 28. Al-
pha Xi Delta beat Newberry, 32-26, and Jordan was defeated by Gamma
Phi Beta, 45-28.
* * * *
The first outdoor season being fast completed and the first indoor season
about to set in, woman athletes are torn between two fires, finishing their
volleyball tourney and practicing for the inter-house basketball tournament
which will begin next week. On occasion, basketball is even practiced with
a volleyball, for lack of keys to the cupboard or somep'un.
To start off the season, house athletic managers will meet at 4:30 p.m.
Monday at the W.A.B. to have explained to them the where, how and why
of the new activities for the season, which will open Tuesday. Zoning of
league houses was done in the middle of last season, so that girls now have
an organized group behind them when they go out to play. The houses are
grouped as to proximity so that inter-house communication is made easier.
girl. When all of a sudden arose such
a sound, they jumped from theirf beds
to see what was the matter."
Imagine the reaction when 400 col-
lege girls received phone calls at
identically the same time. That is
exactly what happened to the resi-
dents of Stockwell Hall. Rudely
awakened out of her customary
beauty sleep, each girl rushed to the
nearest phone, only to encounter
every other girl in the corridor doing
the same thing.
They Wouldn't Give Up
Fights and arguments followed as
each girl claimed that the other was
mistaken as to whose buzzer had
buzzed. Everyone tried to call the
main desk to prove that her buzzer
had sounded. One girl who was actu-
ally trying to talk to someone gave up
competing with what she called "1,000
voices in the ether."
At the main switchboard were two
people enjoying the whole thing im-
mensely, the house janitor and the
switchboard operator,'Gloria Nishon.
They had been trying to fi* a minor
trouble in the board and had inad-
vertantly pulled the general alarm.
The board almost immediately ex-
ploded with answ'ering buzzes from
every room in the dorm. One would-
n't think girls were as anxious as all
that for phone calls!
West Quad To Hold
Annual Tea Dance
West Quadrangle will hold their
third annual Thanksgiving tea-dance
from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thurs-
Mrs. Charles H. Peak, Mrs. Lura
D. Niles, Mrs. Virginia Harryman, and
Mrs. E. K. Herdman are directing
the plans for the dance which will
include an orchestra, refreshments,
and appropriate decorations.
Those attending are urged to ask
their dates to stay for the buffet
supper to be served afterwards.
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50 for $1.00 and up
Imprinted with your name.
0. -D. Morrill
314 S. State St.,
(near N. University)
Reports from Red Cross repre-
sentatives in sorority and league
houses are to come in daily. The
former are to call Rosalie Smith, '42,
and the latter, Mary Brownrigg, '44.
Miss Luckham stressed the fact that
without the cooperation of these rep-
resentatives,the chart can mean
nothing; all are urged to call in daily J
and report the total amount of money
they have collected as well as the
number of memberships.
Women will be selling member-
ships in the League lobby at a table
near the chart all week and from 10
a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday before the
Mariett Rolleston, '43, will be in
Miss McCormick's office in the
League from 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday. Assembly representatives in
the dormitories are to bring in the
Red Cross contributions collected
thus far, at that time as well as re-
port on the collection of each mem-
ber of each committee in the dormi-
Figure Skating Club
Will Hold Meetings
Ann Arbor Figure Skating Club,
under the direction of Nancy Upson,
'44SM, meets from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
every Sunday at the Coliseum. For
those who cannot come at that time,
there is a session from 10 a.m. to
noon on Saturdays as well.
Thirty students are in the club at
present but Miss Upson announces
that all students are welcome to at-
tend and participate. A professional
from Detroit, Mr. James Lowden,
gives instruction and the fee includes
the lessons he gives.
The group meets weekly until after
the middle of March, thus giving
them over four months of active
work. Dancing on skates besides fig-
ure and free skating is included in
Freshmen get one hour gym credit
for participation, and anyone who is
interested may call Miss Upson for
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