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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Martha Cook
To Hold Party
For Mothers
Christmas festivities at Martha
Cook Building will open tonight
when 65 mothers arrive in time for
dinner and evening party preceding
tomorrow's candlelight breakfast.
Honor guests will include Mrs.
Frederick Jordan, Dean Emeritus of
Women; Mrs. Edward Maire, Mrs.
James 0. Murfin, and Mrs. Chaun-.
cey Oook, all three of whom are on
the board of governors for the-build-
ing; Mrs. Evans Holbrook and Mrs.
Lewis Kirby. Patricia Donnelly, '42,
is in charge of arrangements for the
festivities.
Following dinner ,the guests will
gather in the Blue Room'beside the
lighted tree for coffee and Christmas
cake. There will be a program of
music and stories presented at this
time, under the direction of Janet
Stickney, '42.
At 5:30 a.m. tomorrow, beginning
at the top of the building a candle-
light procession will carol through
the halls until the main floor is
reached.

Pretty Women
In Nightshirts
Are Back Again
Chattering teeth and goose pimples
are threatening signs of the ap-
proaching of cold winter nights,r
oleepy heads, so here's a bit of advice
sent down from Igloo College, Igloo,
North Pole.
This advice should be of particular
interest to dark dorm intruders, sinus
sufferers, and those who have to con-
tend with insomnia due to frigid
breezes. It also may be of help to
you unfortunates who find yourselves
in rooms with stubborn radiators-or
should we say-stubborn landladies.
Well, fellow sufferers, .nightshirts
are back in vogue, only this time with
trimming-yes, smart looking white
flannel outfits with red emboridery
on the high neckline and pockets with
long white sleeves puffed at the
wrist. You can even have your name
embroidered on these warmth insur-
ers.
For those who want complete pro-
tection from the draft-don't get ex-
cited; we're not talking army-we'
suggest Dr. Dentons, that come in all
colors now. They will bring you back
to consciousness or else smother you
in the attempt. Of course,"if you're
"the conservative type, there's the
plain man-tailored flannels, but don't
come to us if these prove to be in-
sufficient to combat the weather.
Accessories for cold-dorm sleep rs
include bed socks, bed mittens, and
night caps. Don't forget that for cold
ears, babushkas are as good at night
as for daytime wear.

Union's New

Year's

Eve Dance

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To Highlight Ann Arbor Holidays

WAAntics
By SHAPPY

Horns, Aspirin To Be Given;i
Gala Entertainment To Feature
Toe Dance By Twinkle Sawyerj
If you think Ann Arbor's going
1 to be a dead town for two weeks,
you're right!-except for the possible
exception of one night (said Sawyer
waving a blackjack) when localites
and people from surrounding towns
move into the Union Ballroom from
10 p.m. to - - -, Dec. 31.
The dance is dubbed the Union's
Annual New Year's Eve Party and it's!
traditional, having been held as long
as anyone can remember. Bill Saw-
yer and his orchestra will play forj
the evening, the exact time at which
it is to end has not been determined.
Twinkle Toes' Sawyer
Feature off, the evening will be a
toe dance a Tla Nijinsky by Bill Saw-
yer who has been pyacticing with his
toes for years-the toe dance, during
intermission, will probably be wit-
nessed in the normal sense by a very "
few people.
There will be foot doctors at each
door to take care of sore feet as they
accumulate ,during the evening and
Dr. Brace will be present with a huge
box of aspirin to come to the aid of
all who become somewhat indisposed.
Plenty Noisy Though
The usual sort of ten cents-or-un-
der type of horn and whistle, serpen-
tines and confetti will be available in"
an inconvenient spot for those with"
the energy to fight for them. Favors
too. Decorations will be gigantic,
the exact nature of which will also;
be gigantic. Hundreds of balloons wille

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and later, too, with
the hel of
GOOD LIGHTING
Young eyes need plenty of
light-GOOD light, free from
glare and harsh shadows. As
your children grow up, make
sure they acquire correct
reading habits-and provide
them with I.E.S. Better Sight
lamps to guaranteencorrect
lighting. (We do not sell
these lamps. See them on dis-
play at your dealer's.) The
Detroit Edison Company.

BILL SAWYER
descend upon the 'mob as the clock
strikes midnight and the band strikes
the b-"Auld Lang Syne."
During a beneath-the-piano inter-
view with Sawyer he emphatically
asserted that everyone is invited,
even those underprivileged individu-
als without Union cards. Ticket price
will be slightly, oh so slightly, in-
creased, Sawyer said, slurring over it
quickly.
Anything But Safe
"Why head for either coast when
you can head for the Union," Sawyer
said, chuckling at his little joke. "New

GOLFSIDE
STABLES
Breakfast Ride

Su'nday

9.15 A.M.

For Reservations
Call 2-3441

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Red Cross Work Is One Way
To Aid Defense During Holiday
By PHYLLIS PRESENT
Byr PYLLS u PRESEN ncan still make it a party by serving
Tomorrow most of us will be on something to keep their stamina up.
our way home. This is no time, my instructions Are Given
friends, to lie down on the job or If you're not one for knitting, or
waste a precious minute. There are if you'd rather do it only in your
too many things that we women can!spare time, just drop the hint to your
and should do now for the organized Red Cross chairman. She'll put you
i in a class, give you instructions and
defense of our country, before you know it you'll be making
After kissing mom and pop, compresses like a veteran. They can
"Hello," and spending a solid day on also use you for packing and sorting,
the telephone talking to friends, let's which takes very little past experi-
all get down to business. Monday ence.I
morning your own city Red Cross Don't forget that Bundles for Bri-
production center will be only too tain needs good workers, too, if there
glad to greet you, and present you happens to be a center in yur city.
with balls of yarn and instructions. In addition to these big organiza-
Soldiers Need Sweaters tions, your private clubs and chur-
By now, you knitters should know ches will be only too glad to have
that's a subtle hint to whin thn vr ouasitce}
t~h~'~ ~iht1~h~-- ~your assistance.
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Year's Eve at the Union will A by far
the safest place to spend the holi-
days"
"Oh yeah!" said last year's Aurig-
naciais as they sped down the street
on their knees. Wild Bill Sawyer con-
tinued with his dissertation in mono-
tone voice "besides, it will last until'
everybody is happy beyond compare."
The maestro has whipped up a few
special arrangements for this auspi-
cious occasion including: "Embrace-
able You" to be sung by Gwen Coop-
er, "Papa Piccolini" and "Huckle-
berry Duck" by Big John and the
qualtet, a sparkling new arrangement
of Revel's "Bolero" and the initial
audition .of "Blue Prelude."
SaintNicho.as
Has Undergone
Metamorphosis
By JEAN GILMER
He may be one of our most dis-
tinguished citizens now, especially
around the Christmas season, but
once upon a time in his long career,
Santa Claus fell into disrepute.
For a time after poor Saint Nich-
olas served as a kindly bishop of Asia
Minor somewhere around 300 A. D.,
but.there came a period that we are
inclined to overlook-when. he was
the patron saint of thieves. So seri-
ously did he take his job, that Eng-
lish highwaymen were once known as
"Saint Nicholas' clerks!"
Turned Over NewLeaf
When he removed to Niuw Ams-
terdam along with the early Dutch
settlers, the old gentleman decided
apparently to turn over a new leaf-
for he even changed his name when
he took up residence here. A natur-
alized citizen so to speak, "Sankt
Klaus became Santa Claus to all good
little American boys and girls.
As evidence of his complete refor-
mation we now find him shedding
his kindness on bad little boys and
girls instead of just goody-goodies.
Young mischief makers, formerly ap-
prehensive of waking on Christmas
morn only to find the little worn
shoes placed outside the door filled
with a handful of cinders, now looked
forward to the occasion.
It's The American Way Now
Times have indeed changed from
the time when the upstart of the
household hid from the old Saint's
"Good Will" emissaries bringing can-
dy for the others but a switching for
him. Santa learned the American
way of life when he and his helpers
came to their New World. Christmas
came to be celebrated by young and
old, rich and poor alike. Now a con-
glamoration of traditions borrowed
from Europe-such as the Christmas
tree we inherited from pagan Ger-
many-and new contributions-such
as the tropical, native poinsettia-
Christmas as we know it is now defi-
nitely AmerPaan tradition.
CORRECTION
Red Cross knitting yarn may be
secured at the Production Head-
quarters on Catherine Street in-
stead of in the Wolverine Building
as formerly announced.

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War reaches down into WAA, on
this eve of vacation, for from the
Rifle club comes the news that the
University women's team challenged
the women's team of the University ofr
Hawaii at Honolulu to a telegraphic
match. At the same time, our team
was challenged by that team; the in-t
vitations crossed in the mail. Since
that time there has been no word
from the war front and riflers fear
that the match will be definitely
called off.
In addition, word has come from
several colleges that their rifle clubs
have been discontinued because the
army is calling all ROTC instructors.
Because of our large unit here, how-
ever, there is nothing to worry about
on that score, Nan Filstrup has an-
nounced.
Latest news from the basketball
front is that Zone VI has defeated
Pickerell Cooperative, 16-7, Mosher
II has downed Kappa ,pelta, 19-4,
and that Alpha Chi Omega gained
a bloody victory over Zeta Tau
Alpha, 24-7. Ann Arbor Indepen-
dents II were victors over Chii
Omega, 21-16, Alpha Gamma Delta
over Adelia Cheever, 11-8, Jordan
over Betsy Barbour, 7-5, and Mar-
tha Cook over Delta Delta Delta,
26-5.
Collegiate Sorosis downed Gammaj
Phi Beta, 15-3, Kappa Alpha Theta,
Pi Beta Phi, 10-6 and defaults were
Palmer Cooperative to Delta Gamma;
2-0, and Theta Phi Alpha to Mosher
I, 2-0.
Overalls, blue jeans and slacks
{ have been the usual costume on the
courts, but shorts, skirts are much
in evidence too. When there were-
n't enough yellow "pinnies"-the
little aprons used to distinguish the
teams-to you athletic illiterates-
a yellow head scarf furnished by
one of the spectators became the
identifying mark.
Since the ultra - super - colossal
"Swimgala" of. last week-end, Miss
Thomas, swimming instructor and
sponsor of the swimming "open hour"
has reported eight volunteers for a
water ballet group to be worked up
by the group. Here's to better and
more graceful and more interesting
ballet work!
At the leadership training club
meeting held Monday, the comers
were introduced into the group as
they would be at a mixer . .a
mixer type of game was used to
get them acquainted, a practical
demonstration of how and what the
group will be working on. Miss
Har-twig, mainstay extraordinaire,
outlined the program of Civilian
-Defense Organization, exlaiing
the different levels of national, re-
gional, state and local divisions to
the girls.
Six general meetings going over
various phases of leadership training
work, will be held and thereafter the
work'will be specialized. Emphasis
is placed on the fact that the pro-
gram will be applicable to any size
group. Girls, after this course, will
have a background of practical ex-
perience to guide them in leading a
group of two or a group of 200.
At the next -meeting ,which will
be held at 4:15 the Monday after
vacation, in the Dance Studio of

Barbour Gymnasium, folk dancing
will be the order of the program.
* *
Success! That's the keynote of the
new dance groups. American country
dance group had more boys than girls
at the first meeting, so who said that
the ratio ain't what it usta be! Bet-
ter get out and dance, gals, dance!
The ballet group also was most suc-
cessful at its first meeting.
So, 'til you come back all weary
from your whirl, and need some
more exercists to get into condi-
tion, so long and Paul Sullivan
please forgive . . .30. P.S. HAPPY-
NEW YEAR
FOR A MERRIER CHRISTMAS-
decorate yoit home with cheery
candles, clever Christmas center-
pieces, and pottery that you'llal-
ways cherish. Call 4422-VARSITY
FLOWER SHOP.
FLOWERS'are the perfect gift for
all women. Add the personal touch
to your Xmas gift this year with a
bouquet or corsage from UNIVER-
SITY FOWEh SHOP, INC., 606
E. Liberty.
PAJAMA SETS . . . 3 pieces in cotton
quilted at $5.95, in seersucker at
$3.95, and in broadcloth at $2.95.
SMARTESTrHOSIERY SHOPPE,
Mich. Theatre Bldg
OUR FINEST STOCK in years is
waiting for your inspection. Gifts
for every writing need and original
accessories with real "gift appeal."
BALL & THRASHER, 205 South
Fourth Ave.
GIFT FAVORITES - Slip-on and
cardigan sweaters in luscious col-
ors, matching skirts in plaids and
solids from $2.95 each. ELIZA-
BETH DILLON SHOP.
to
. sntto ae.

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V11L 0a UVL1GIWLw 1P ua yarn
into a muchly ,needed sweater. You
have no idea how wonderful you feel
when you finally purl the last stitch,
and realize your very own sweater
will be on some tall soldier's back
soon.
Instead of having a bridge lun-
cheon or tea this Christmas, why
not have the gang over and present
them each with some needles and
yarn? Once they get started they'll
want to take it home and finish it
to the last stitch. Of course, you
'Love On A Bicycle'
is Really A Tandem
It was erroneously reported in yes-
terday'soDaily that Gordon Hardy,
Grad., composed the popular song
hit, "Love on a Bicycle."
The editors wish to make the cor-
rection. The -title of ttre song is
"Love on a Bicycle For Two," and
it was written by Jack Grady, '42,
and John Fletcher, '45E, as well as
Hardy wrote 14 of the 23 songs feat-
song writers on campus, Gordon
Hardy wrote 24 of the 23 songs feat-
ured in the 1942 Union Opera, "Full
House."

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Jersey Formal
Is Outstanding
For Vacation
But a few days remain until the
forthcoming social events will whirl
you up to thb clouds, and won't let
you down again until that dismal
Monday when classes and not parties
occupy your mind.
For dinner dancing at the Ritzy
Room or the Roof Garden of Such
'n' Such Hotel, remember that your
dress should include sleeves and a
back. Answering this description, is
a gownl in slick white jersey with two
bands of emerald green faille stud-
ded with rhinestones.
For swirling pastthe stagline at
the annual Country Club Christmas
dance, white still remains queen of
the ball and chiffon with satin
draped over bodice and waist will
prole photogenic. If you are going
South, this dress will be the mainstay
of your formal wardrobe.
Chiffon enters the story again
only this time in flesh pink with a
wide silver braided waistband. Full,
dancing skirt, gathered bodice and
full straps are the fashion features
of this design. It has A. practical
side also, for it can be worn well
into the spring.
Have fun, you social butterflies,
for exams are 'coming. It is then
that you will spend most of your
waking hours in a sloppy sweater,
baggy skirt, and disreputable shoes.
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-use the
RIGHT SIZE BULB
for a good lighting job
Don't expect an undersized

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to be her
favorite Santa.

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1fl/7er~ (Cpj Imn a
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to all our friends
in the college crowd!

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rashiion story
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Irresistible as your favorite story-book hero . . . De
Liso Debs new Christmas inspirations are the "look
of the month!" It's their knack of being first with
the new that lends excitement to these shoes alive
with youth.
If you're seeking something extra smart for your
Winter shoe wardrobe you're sure to find it here.
An unusually large stock of new arrivals presents
the town's loveliest footwear in a complete range of
shades, styles and prices.

Time's a-wastin', Santa says .
Just a few more days before Christ-
mas to shop for the "girls"4in your
life.
Gifts for Mother
Townwear Hosiery Wardrobe
(y Prs.).................$2.85
Lovely Housecoats
(Sizes 12-44) ........$5.95-510.95
Deluxe Costume Jewelry . .from $1.00
Real Leather Handbags,
all sizes............. from, $2.95
Beautiful Blouses ............$3.50
Gifts for Sister
Warm Wool Anklets,
all colors ............from 50
All Wool Knee Socks...........$1.00
bunny Soft Sweaters ....from $3.95
Plain or Plaid Skirts ........$2.95
Gifts for Grandma
Soft Wool Coat Sweaters .,.from $2.95
Warm Woolen Scarfs
(square or long) ....from $1.00
Victorian Jewelry
(copie, of course)>..from $1.00
Hansen Fabric Gloves ...from $1.00
Silk or Wool Blouses ....from $2.95
Lisle Hose............. .....$1.00
Gifts for the
Best Girl
Compacts,
all shapes and sizes ..from $1.00
Scintillating Evening
Bags ...............from $1.00
Hansen Handmates,
Pig- and Deerskin ..$2.95-$5.00
Mary Barron Slips,
Satin and Taffeta ....from $1.95
Mittens, Fur and Wool, $1.00 & $1.95
Nylon Hose..................$1.50
Costume Jewelry.......from $1.00

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