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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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'Tis Better To Catch The Cold Bug
Before He Catches Up With You

By- PHYLLIS PRESENT
Contrary to popular opinion, a book
under the pillow gives you nothing
but a stiff neck. In other words a
book in the hand is worth two in the
bed.
When translated, all that means
is that finals are closer than ever be-
fore, and studying (better known as
cramming) should begin today and
that doesn't mean "manana." The
little cold bug has already done more
than its share on campus, and it will
be only too glad to catch any un-
suspecting individuallin the next two
weeks when he or she has set an all
time record of no sleep for umpteen
hours and a half. So the best bet
is to start right now to read the last
six hundred pages of history or the
economics syllabus.
See Health Service
Health Service is doing its best to
pack 'em in, so it is very necessary
that every student cooperate while
doing himself a favor and keep up his
resistance against colds.
If one is so unfortunate as to get
stung by the cold bug, the sooner he
throws it off the better. It is very
important that one in this condition
drop over to Health Service for a
little check up and to get well-stocked
with gargle pills, nose drops, and
cough medicines. He should immedi-
ately get much more than the re-
Outing Club To Meet
Graduate Outing Club will meet sat
2:30 p.m. today at the clubrooms, at
the west door rear of Rackham. Ac-
tivities will depend upon the weather,
with ice skating if the ice permits.
Committee TO Meet
Properties committee of Theatre
Arts will meet at 4:45 p.m. tomorrow
at the League. All members must
attend.

quired eight hours of sleep, and per-
haps even take to bed for a day. Most
important among the cures, he should
avoid all drafts and changes in tem-
perature. Last but not least, one
should drink, literally, gallons of
water.
Persist In Resisting
Better than any prescription or ad-
vice is the old story of keeping the
resistance up, and the cold bug away
from your doorway, especially when
you are so anxious (?) to be present
at your final examinations. Keep
away from the friend in your house
with a cold, no matter how much you
want to bull with him or cheer him
up. Keep out of the sick room en-,
tirely! -
Other ouncps of prevention are as
follows: Sleep in a well-ventilated,
but not frigid room, wear warm: dry
clothing at all time;, and get plenty
of sleep. This may all sound like a
lot of bother and an impossibility
during our speeded up exam period,
but it can be done if you start plan-
ning and utilizing your time this
minute.
WAA SCHEDULE
Basketball: At 5:10 p.m. tomor-
row, Collegiate Sorosis vs. Alpha
Delta Pi. At 4:30 p.m. Tuesday,
Jordan vs. Delta Gamma; Martha
Cook vs. Kappa Alpha Theta. At
5:10 p.m. Couzens I vs. Stockwell
I. At 5:10 p.m. Wednesday, the
Finals in the A tournament will
be played; at 5:10 p.m. Thursday,
Alpha Chi Omega vs. the winner
of Couzens I vs. Stockwell I.
Archery: Club will meet at 7:30
p.m. Wednesday at Barbour Gym-
nasium. Practice for inter-colle-
giate competition will begin at
that time.
Bowling: Club will meet at 4:15
p.m. Friday in the WAB.,
Riflery: Shooting periods as us-
ual.

Bob Bartlow
Reveals Final
Arrangements
Negro Band Combines Jazz
With Smooth Syncopation;
Brown's Bond Hailed As Great
In spite of the change in date and
the headaches over broken contracts,
Jimmie Lunceford, Les Brown, and
Orrin Tucker have been procured to
play for the 1943 J-Hop to be held
Feb. 6 and 7, Bob Bartlow, '43, music
chairman announced yesterday.
Jimmie Lunceford and his 15 piece
negro band will swing forth in the
Sports Building, Feb. 6,, the formal
night of J-Hop. He will be coupled
with Orrin Tucker. Saturday, Feb.
7, Les Brown supported by his 18
musicians will stand alone as the
musical attraction for the informal
night of J-Hop.~
Music 'Hits The Spot'
Whether one approves of swing
music or not, Lunceford's orchestra
will hit the spot as it isn't limited
to one particular type of music. He
blares out the most blatant type of
jazz, with screaming horns and
nerve-shattering drums,'swings into
smooth syncopation and then by con-
trast offers a bit of "sweet music."
So versatile is he, he hardly has a
distinctive style, being more imita-
tive of the better known bands.
Lunceford has some good enter-
tainers with him, all of which made
him particularly successful at Cor-
nell, Purdue, Northwestern and Chi-
cago Universities and at Williams,
Clemson, Amherst and .Dartmouth
Colleges where he has been featured.
As one critic says: "For pure unadul-
terated rhythnyc noise, the boys from
deep West Dallas carry off the baton."
Coming from the Blackhawk Cafe
in Chicago, where he broadcast night-
ly on a coast to coast hookup, Les
Brown and his orchestra combine all
the qualities necessary for a great
dance band.
Brown's Vocalists Tops
Brown,. one of the greatest young
bands in the country, offers more in
the vocal /department than a lot of,
his more noted batoneering col-
leagues. Herb Muse sings a fine bal-
lad and is at home on the rhythmic
ditties likewise, and Betty Bonney,
feminine vocalist, has a voice and
manner to match her attractive ap-
pearance.
Besides appearing on a popular
radio program, Les Brown was wel-
comed with open arms by swing fans
in Todd's Theater Cafe in Chicago
and the Arcadia Ballroom in New
York. Perhaps he is best known for
his sensational rendition of "March
Slav" which was pronounced the best
jazz arrangement of any symphonic
composition at the hands of a dance
band in months.
"Conversational Swing"-the latest

For J-Hop Informal

Interviewing
Archery Meet
Offers Chances
Will Begin For AllWomen
Interviewing of applicants for cen- Since spring isn't very far away,
tral positions on this yearnns Assembly g
Brall comitn th wisl yegartAss0mbyand since a young man's fancy does-
n't turn without a little encourage-
p.m. tomorrow and will continue until ment, news of the coming archery
5 p.m. Wednesday, Jean Hubbard, tournament should be welcome to
'42, president of Assembly, an- feminine ears. University women will
nounced. be able to sharpen up their arrows
sh omen planningt heir ides we and make a systematic attack when
mind, said Miss Hubbard. If possi- those lazy, warm afternoons roll
ble, they should have a theme for around if they have had some valu-
the dance outlined and also plans able experience beforehand.
for the organization and running of January 28 is the last day women
the committee in which they are in-
terested. may sign up in Barbour Gymnasium
The interviewing will be done by to enter the winter Inter-Collegiate
the members of the Assembly Board, Archery Meet, which will begin Feb.
which consists of the four officers 8 and will be continued in the weeks
of Assembly, and the presidents of of Feb. 15 and 22. The tournament
the four branches of the organiza- will be played in the class B division
tion; the League houses, the Annw .
Arbor Independents, the dormitories, with sixty arrows at thirty yards.
and Beta Kappa Rho. At 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, practice
This is the only ┬░opportunity for begins in Barbour Gymnasium for all
the applicants to present their ideas women who are interested in enter-
personally to the interviewing board, ing the competition. There will be
and appointments are made largely no instruction given at that time, but
on the basis of the material p those with any experience at all are
sented here. urged to come out. Membership to
the Archery Club is not a require-
Central committee positions open I ment for those who wish to compete,
to interviewees are: general chair- so that anyone may sign up.
man, assistant general chairman, Although entrants must bring their
decorations, publicity, finance, pa- own arrows, the rest of the equip-
trons and tickets. Women are asked ment will be furnished. Each week
bv wiill be furnishedycEachween

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interviews.
The Assembly Ball, which will be
held March 6, is an annual affair
and the largest social event of the
independent woman's school year.

musical miracle by which you can'
dance and talk to your partner at
the same time-will be introduced
to the campus when Orrin Tucker
arrives for J-Hop.
A six member glee club, two Bailey
sisters, Bonnie-Baker and Joe Strass-
burger, the comedian, make a part of
the company of 21. Tucker himself
does many of the vocals and is one
of the handsomest lads fronting
bands in the country.
Society Pledges Ten
Athena, women's literary society,
announces the pledging of the fol-
lowing girls: Elizabeth Campbell, '43,
Jean Cordell, '43, Dorothy Cummings,
'43, Peggy Evans, '43, Shirley Field,
'44, Josephine Fitzpatrick, '44, Nancy
Upson, '44, Frances Vyn, '44, Virginia
White, '44, and Marsha Zimmerman,
'44.

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