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Petitions For Orientation

eek Advisers AreDueSaturday

Two Weedks
To Be Allotted
To Interviews
Sophomore, Junior Women
Are Eligible For Application;
Marks Must Meet Standards
Petitions for freshman and trans-
fer orientation adviser appointments
may be filled out this week, and will
be accepted no later than 12 noon
Saturday in the undergraduate of-
fice of the League.
Although the announcement of ap-
pointmen'ts will be 'reserved until
spring, petitioning is being held now
in order to afford time for individual
attention to each woman who inter-
views for an appointment, according
to Jane.Baits, '42, chairman of Ju-
diciary committee.
Interviews To Follow
Following the week of petitioning,
two weeks will be alloted to inter-
viewing. This will take place from
3p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the undergrad-
uate office, Dec. 2 through Dec. 5;
and Dec. 9 through Dec. 12. In order
to avoid confusion caused by a last
day rush in interviewing, the inter-
views will be conducted on the basis
of alphabetical assignment, to be
announced in the I.O.B.
The duties of the orientation ad-
viser, to be outlined in detail follow-
ing announcement of the chosen
women in the spring, consist of ac-
quainting freshmen and transfer stu-
dents with the physical aspects of
campus, as well as acting as their
personal student advisers. Present
sophomore and junior women are"
eligible to apply for the positions,
providing that, their marks meet the
standards for participation in ac-
Chairman To Be Chosen
A central committee in charge of
orientation will also be chosen from
the applicants, headedl by an orienta-
tion chairman. All orientation ad-
visers will return to school a week
early next September, meetingg for a
group dinner before their activities
This year the advisers met every
noon for lunch, and were provided
with dinner tickets redeemable at the
Y eague cafeteria. Their activities be-
gan with summer correspondence and
continued through the registration

Veritable Pandemonium Reigns
In Midst Of Quiz Kids' Interview

Hillel To Hold
Annual Dance
At Huron Hills
Sti dt mt Will Fntartni G= atc

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garten amused classmates by read-
ing them stories. Anything having
to do with figures fascinates him and
often on trips busies himself figuring
mileage and rates of sneed.
Harve Fischman, age 11, is a red-
head and possesses an infectious
smile and laugh that makes him a
favorite wherever he goes. He's the
American history and presidents ex-
pert of the group and is making a
book of interesting facts about in-
teresting people of historical and
contemporary fame.
Harve The Doodler
His interest in history became evi-
dent when he was four years old and
doodled away on scrap paper with
ideas of how Yankee and Confeder-
ate soldiers looked. His favorite game
is pinochle, but not being able to
find a deck in town, had to be con-
tent playing checkers
Jack Lucal, age 14, but only for a
month, was dark and dignified (in
fact handsome, if that's possible for
14 years) and strangely enough is
considering priesthood-until he falls
in love, no doubt.
Cuts The Newspaper t
Jack's chief interest is current
events an while we busily scrawled
out notes, he studied a newspaper
clipping of the supreme court jus-
tices-"just in case," he said. His
mother has trained him "to read a
newspaper with a scissors."
Gerard Darrow, age 9, the ring
leader of the kids, has the most in-
tellectual appearance and at the
same time is the most boyish acting.
You never know what he's going to
say ! next-usually it's something
quick and clever and off the trackof
the conversation.
Gerard Is Nature Lover
Gerard is the expert of sources of
nature with herpetology being his
main line though his aunt insists he
doesn't know anything about it. He
Second Play
To Open Friday
"Pinocchio," second in the 1941-42
productions to be presented by Thea-
tre Arts, children's dramatic organi-
zation, will open Friday with one per-
formance at 3:45 p.m. and will fol-
low with two performances on Sat-
urday, at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Starting with the famous Collodi
tale which has, in addition to its
natural charm and adaptability to
children's acting, a ready-made audi-
ence, both juvenile and adult, the
League's theatre unit has made the
story into one of the most effective
child-plays of the season.
Playing the leading role, that of
the little wooden puppet who had
such a difficult time being good, and
who had such trouble with a nose
which grew to enormous lengths\
when he told lies, is John Hathaway.
He is supported by a cast of Ann
Arbor grade school children.
Because Theatre Arts is not a pro-
ject designed to make money, but is
in the nature of a laboratory theatre
for the University men and women
who take the main roles and for the
younger children taking junio parts,
only a small charge is made for tick-
ets. They may be purchased at the
League all this week.
Mary Ellen Wheeler is directing
the series this year, and general
chairman is Virginia Appleton, '42,
with Veitch Purdom, '42, asnd Marjory
Storkan, '43, assisting her.

dislikes ice cream because "it's too
cold" and is quite proud of his men-
agerie of alligator, turtles, lizard, sal-
amander and cocker spaniel.
"I could have wrung his neck," his
aunt said, referring to their inter-
view with President Ruthven when
Gerard dominated the conversation
with his dissertation on ornithology.
Once more, he was apparently un-
daunted when he learned that Presi-
dent Ruthven was no less an expert
on the subject.
The Musical Expert -
Joan Bishop, age 14, is the musical
expert of ljhe troupe. She started pi-
ano at the age of five and at the end
of three months gave a full length
public recital. At six and seven years
she played atthe Chicago World's
Fair and at eleven played with the
Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Joan possesses absolute pitch in
the extreme and can reach octaves
with the thumb and third finger.
She has a natural free arm move-
ment which takes others years to ac-
quire and slim, strong hands indica-
tive of a great musical future.
All the Quiz Kids called, Ann Ar -
bor "a nice little town"awhile Harve
was particularly impressed with the
State Street traffic. Dick ventured
to remark that what they wanted
most to see was the stadium and
Fritz Crisler.
Ba l IPatrons
Erwin's Orchestra Will Play
Friday At Panhellenic Dance
Heading the list of those who have
been asked to serve as patrons for
the annual Panhellenic Ball to be held
from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday in the
League Ballroom will be President
and Mrs. Ruthven, anounced Carol
Pitcher, '43, general chairman.
Ohers who have been invited to act
as sponsors for "fanhellenic Par-
thenon" include Vice-President and
Mrs. Shirley W. Smith, Regent Es-
ther Cram and Mr. L. V. Cram, Dean
Alice C. Lloyd, Dean Joseph A. Burs-
ley, Mrs. Byrl F. Bacher, Miss Jean-
nette Perry, Dean and Mrs. Walter
B. Rea, Miss Ethel A. McCormick, Dr.
Ma4aret Bell. "
Will Be Patrons
The list of patrons continues with
Prof. and Mrs. John L. Brifnm, Prof.
and Mrs. Dwight L. Dumond, Prof.
and Mrs. James K.\Polock, Prof. and
Mrs. William D. Revelli, Prof. and
Mrs. A. Franklin Shull, Prof. and
Mrs. Avard Fairbanks, Prof. and Mrs.
Russell C. Hussey, and Prof. and Mrs.
Bennett Weaver.
Also Prof. and Mrs. Irving H. An-
derson, Prof. and Mrs. Arno L. Bader,
Prof. and Mrs. H. Harlan Bloomer,
Prof. and Mrs. Claude Eggertsen,
Prof. and Mrs. Charles E. Koella,
Prof. and Mrs. Glenn D. McGeoch,
Prof. and Mrs. Arthur Van Duren, Jr.,
Miss Marie Hartwig and Mr. and Mrs.
Charles M. Staubach.
The List Continues
Other guests at the Ball will be Mr.
and Mrs. Stevens Rice, Mrs. Millard
Boyd, Mrs. Mary K. .Brennen, Mrs.
Robert 'Burton, Mrs. L. M. Davies and
Mrs. Edward Goodale.
Also Mrs. Paul Kircher, Mrs. Lewis
Kniskern, Mrs. James A. Orbison,
Mrs. Hazel D. Overton, Mrs. Lour-
ence C. Piatt, Mrs. E. J. Pilher, Mrs.
Nan G. Riggs, Mrs. Boaler Rowles,
Mrs. Germer Schmidt, Mrs. James
D. Sherman, Mrs. Ruth W. Smith,
Mrs. Fred J. Steinhilber, Mrs. Norris
R. Wentworth and Mrs. Harry E.


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From Camp Custer, Michigan The Union Opera has at least one dynamite publicity man of whom we
State As Climax To Jamboree know. His name is C. Freeman Alexander. In addition to being a tall,
clean-limbed specimen of noble Young America, C. Freeman has that spark
Cy Jand go, that je ne sais quoi which makes all the difference between the old
mi anrdayt--on gustamboreeschool, prosaic publicity man and the subtle-approach boy of the new school.
in honor of out-of-town guests, Hillel For C. Freeman is subtle. There can be little doubt about that. It was
Foundation will hold its annual fall he who thought up the method with which the title of this year's Union
dance from 9 p.m. to midnight Satur- Opera was to be revealed tq a startled world. And this was the way he had
day at the Huron Hills Country Club.;it figured:
Honoring 30 men from Camp Cus- The day before the announcement was to be made C. Freeman and his
ter, 15 students from Michigan State gang, of vagabond news-hawks (The Union Publicity Committee) would
Normal, and 50 students from Michi- place on every bulletin board in town an un-captioned picture of a hand
gan State, the 'Jamboree' will include holding a deck of cards through which would be thrust a gory knife.
The next day passers-by would look at this ominous sign, pale, and
a tour of campus leaving at 2 :30 p.m. hide their blanching faces with shuddering hands. With the sheer ominous-
from the Foundation, two basketball'Iness of this startling picture, they would be prepared for the announcement
games at 4:30 p.m. at the Sports of the Opera's name on- the next *lay. A masterful 9 t*y
Building between Michigan State and publicity stunt, certainly. The fruit of a mind of ,
Michigan, and between Camp Custer genius. People would nod at each other sagely and w
and Michigan, as well as, dinners at say, "The fellow who thought that up is going 4
the Union, and at the home of Mr. places!" Only something went wrong.
and Mrs. Osais Zwerdling.
Crosman To Play iThe Dropped Cues .. .
In charge of the dance for which ( Passers-by missed their cues. They were at the
Max Crosman and his orchestra will bottom of page six in the script instead of the top
and of page two. They didn't even shiver slightly; just look rather contemplat-
play, are Sylvia Forman, '42.n d ively at the picture, think how nifty it would be to cover up the cracked
Robert Morrison, '43. Chaperons for plaster ifear the dresser, and quickly put the sleeve on the sign. Score for
the affair will be Prof. and Mrs. Wil the Opera publicity: zero.
Liam Haber, Mr. and Mrs. Zwerdling I We present this just as an example of how the modern world treats
and Dr. and Mrs. I. L. Sharfman. subtle genius. And C. Freeman, we might add, is going places, indeed.
Buses will leave the Foundation for A sudden thought of last week's blast from a Mr. Matthews makes us
Huron Hills country club every 15 determine to please him this week and write the rest of this project in the
minutes from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Ludington Daily Blast society column style, which must certainly please him.
the fare will be 20c per person for the Thus: Members of Theta Xi had a gay little get-togetlher last Wednes-
rcund trip. Those planning to attend day nigMt to honor their pledges. It was just an impromptu afrair to get a
the dance must bring their member- few ofhe boys and girls together (if you want to discount about two months'
ship card, or if they don't have them, planning) and seen having an impromptu good time on the left side of the
thcy nay buy them at the door.
th ybyBemPatto odance floor were Dave Wehmeyer and Betty Ann Cattell and Jim Eyster
Will Be Patrons and Mary Pat Hanavan. Seen on the right side of the dance floor were
Patrons for the dance will include John Hunter and Suki Scheffer and Dave Pusack and Marcia Zimmerman,
Dr. and Mrs. Reuben Kahn, Dr. and while Bill Wadsworth and Joan Schrepper and Lee Nelson and Betty Halpin
Mrs. Jacob Sachs, Dr. and Mrs. Kasi- were seen in the middle of the dance floor.
Blakeman, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Levy Theta Delta Chi had oodles of fun at its pledge formal on Friday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kaufman and Dr' Sally Wellington and Warren Deland, Marg Johnson and Bob Getti Marny
and Mrs. Hirsch Hdotkins. Also listed Gardner and Irl Brent, Dorothy O'Dell and Ted Sharp, and Marty Shartel
are Mr and Mrs. Samuel Bothman and Don Nixon were all seen on the dance floor.

Fashion School
Contest Is Open
For Seniors

W G li . Wl Ylw.hT1iG . /V111i,
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fishow and Mr.
and Mrs. Kenneth Morgan.
The committee in charge of the
tour of campus and of arranging
dates for the soldiers includes Mar-
jorie Teller, '42, Ruth Bloom, '43, Ina
Mae Rabinovitch, '42, Bertha Pines,
'43, and Frieda Sendler, '44.
Basketball Schedule: At 5:10
p.m. tomorrow Adelia Cheever vs.
Helen Newberry; Kappa Kappa
Gamma vs. Alpha Gamma Delta.
At 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Martha
Cook vs. Jordan; Delta Delta Delta
vs. Betsy Barbour. At 5:10 p.m.
Alpha -Chi Omega vs. Collegiate
Sorosis; Zeta Tau Alpha vs. Gam-
ma Phi Beta.
Marriage Announced
Mrs. Frank C. Norfleet of Lansing
announces the marraige of her
daughter Frances, '42, to Quentin A.
Ewert, '41L, of Grand Ledge.
Mr. Ewert, who is an ensigp in the
Naval Reserve, is now attending Har-
vard University.

At 8

Hugh S. Norton, Grad., will direct
two one-act" plays to be presented in
a program of "One-Act Drama" to
members of the Faculty Women's
Club and their husbands at 8:30 p.m.
today in the Lydia Mendelssohn
Students of classes in Play Produc-
tion will take part in the two com-
edies, both by Thornton'Wilder, The
first of the two will be "The Happy
Journey from Newark to Camden,"
and the second "The Pullman Car
Hiawatha." Neil Smith, Grad.,, and
Joy Wright, '43, will have roles in the
second play.
A social for members and, the cast
will be held in the Ethel Fountain
Hussey Room and the Concourse of
the League following the progiam.
For those- who have made reserva-
tions, an informal subscription dinner
will be served at 6:45 p.m. in the
LIAgue before the program.

One-Act, Plays
Be Presented
:30 P.M. Today

Five Fashion Fellowships,4covering
tuition for the year 1942-43, to be
awarded to members of this year's
senior class, have just been .announ-
ced by the Tobe-Coburn School for
Fashion Careers in New York.
Competition for these fellowships
will be open to senior women who reg-
ister by filling out registration blanks
and by -submitting the first paper and
an informal autobiography to the
school no later than Dec. 5.
The contest will consist of two ad-
ditional .papers, a set of 'test ques-
tions ad a fashion research project,
all spaced at convenient intervals.
The competitive Fellowships are
offered by the School because, ac-
cording to Julia Coburn, president,
they "bring students of exceptional
ability to the fashion field." Last
year's Fellowship winners included
Yvonne Westrate, '41, who now rep-
resents Michigan at the School.
Others who received fellowships last
year were women from the Univer-
sities of Colorado, Syracuse, and Pur-
due, and Jamestown College.
The Tobe-Coburn School For Fash-
ionCareers is designed to train young
women tp become executives in the
fashion field.
"A Letter To Seniors" containing
complete information, with the regis-
tration blank, may be obtained in the
University Bureau of Appointments
and Occupational Information, from
sorority house presidents, or from Lou
Carpenter, '42, 2-5618.
Alpha Chi Omega announces the
pledging of Bernardine Cameron, '45,
and Claite Sherman, '45, both of

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