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THE MICHIGAN DAILY
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Quest To Open
For Michigan's
Singing Coed
. Registration For First Audition
To Be Today, Monday; Contest'
Sponsored By Hour Of Charm
Registration for the preliminary
auditions which are being held in the:
contest to discover a coed who can
sing will be at 3:30 p.m. today and
Monda:# in the offices of the School of
Music. To the Michigan coed who
'can tenderly warble such old favorites
as "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes," the
Hour of Charm, a radio program feat-
uring an all-girl orchestra, is offer-
ing a $1,000 prize as well as a chance
for a career in radio.
The University of Michigan has
been selected as one of the fo colleges
throughout the country in which to
conduct a search for talent, as the
Sunday evening radio show is bunt-
ing for possible new vocalists. After
a seriesof audiions the 10 finalists
will appear on the Show, one singing
each week, and the three final win-
ners will each receive a $1,000 award..
Auditions To Be Held
Preliminary auditions, open to any
Michigan woman and not necessarily
a music student, will begin immedi-
ately so that the 10 women may be
selected to sing Oct. 15 at the Lydia
Mendelssohn Theatre in the Univer-
sity contest. .
This local elimination, to be
judged by members of the music fac-
ulty and Vivien, now vocalist with the
all-girl orchestra, will narrow tie
selection down to ore singer, who
will represent Michigan by appear-
ing on the Hour of Charm show Sun-
day, Nov. 16.
$1,000 Is Pri
Contestants will be judged on the
basis of "voice quality, poise, per-
sonality, and general aptitude for a
successful radiol career."
To the Michigan winner will be
paid travelling expenses to and from
the origin of the broadcast as well as
a $100 award, Should she be chosen
after this broadcast for a return en-
gagement as one of the three fin-
alists, the $1,000 prize will be hers.
Each of the three women must agree
to appear if asked on a third broad-
cast with no compensation othr than
expenses."
Scholarship Is Offered,
if a Michigan coed is the ultimate
winner-tht is, if she is selected to
appear this third time, the University
will be awared $4,000 in the form of
a four-year scholarqhip or fellowship
to be administered for the benefit of
any deserving students.
So if you tihink you have. a voice,
the kind that's good for more than
torch singing, then practice up on
such old stand-bys as "Home On the
Range," "Carry Me Back to Old Vir-
ginny" and "Only A Rose"; 'take a
chance and /exercise thqe vocal
chords for the judges'.
You Don't Like Hats?
Then Let's Substitute
.Feel that cold wind settling down
around your ears? How about put-
ting something''atop that curly hair
to keep you warm? Now wait, we
know you hate hats on campus ifi
you're a typical, Michigan gal, but
there are lots of new llittle gadgets
out which make charming substi-
tutes.
What about that little red felt

Spels Sop hitication

Theatre
To Give
Of Four

Sweet but sophisticated is this
tea dancing frock which is defi-
nitely up-to-date from top to bot-
tom. The" full skirt trimmed with
the same pattern as the neck-
line, the soft three-quarter length
sleeves, and the tiny waist with
the long torso all denote that new
effect.
Union Deprivd
Of Ccliop eDue

Arts,
Series
Plays

'Rip Van Winkle' Will Be First;
'Pinocchio', 'Sleeping Beauty'
Also To Be On Program List
Announcement of the four Theatre
4rts plays which are to be presented
his season at the League was made
esterday at the mass meeting in
he ballroom by Mary Ellen Wheeler,
$1, director of the dramatic produc-
ions
"Rip Van Winkle," a play based
m the old Knickerbocker fable by
Washington .Irvingwill open the
-cries on Oct. 1, running until Nov.
1. The cast will include about 15
hildren and 15 adults.
."Pinocchio To Be Given
The order of the last three plays
s somewhat uncertain, Miss Wheeler
added, but the list as it stands gives
,econd place to an unusual version
of "Pinocchio" on Nov. 28 and 29.
On Jan. 23, "The Princes and the
Swipeherd" will open at Lydia Men-
lelssohn Theatre, appearing there
he next night also, and "The Sleep-
ng Beauty," a dance pantomine, will
diose the series Feb. 27 and 28.
All eligible students are urged by
Virginia Appleton, '42, general chair-
man of Theatre Arts, to sign up for
work on the various committees.
"These include costume, make-up
cenery, publicity, ushering, music:
or dance direction.
Committeemen'Named
Heading the committees are Olga
Gruhzit, '43, and Fay Goldner, '42,
co-chairmnen in charge of costuming;
Cynthia Davis, '42, and Jean Sollit,
'42, are responsible for the scenery;
while programs will be designed by
Dorothy Schloss, '43, and Marjorie
Teller, '43.
Jane Graham, '42, will head the
publicity committee, while Daily and
Ann Arbor publicity will be handled
by Kay Ruddy, '42, and Charlotte
Noble, '43, respectively. The finan-
cial committee is in the hands of
Jane Honey, '43, while the art work
will be the responsibility of Mars
Pate, '43.
Chairmen Are Listed
Marllyn MacRitchie, '43, will be
in charge of collecting properties
and ushers will be under the leader-
ship of Alvira Sata, '42. Sally
Walsh, '43, is head bookholder. Con-
cluding the list are Kay Gladdin, '42
in charge of make-up; Joy Wright
'43, music, and Mildred Radford, '42
who heads the dance committee.
They will work on the central com-
mittee in addition to Miss Appleton
her assistant, Veitch Purdom, '42
and Marjorie Storkan, '43, junior
sub-chairman. '
Those who do not wish to work on
committees, but who are more in-
terested in acting in the plays will
have an opportunity to try-out on
Monday and Tuesday from 3 p.m
to 6 p.m. in the Kalamazoo Room of
the League, Miss Appleton said.
Dance Will Be Held
By Phi Delta Epsilon
Phi Delta Epsilon will give a radic
dance for the medical alumnae whc
are attending the reunion this week-
end and for the new pledges, from 9
p.m. to midnight tomorrow in the
chapter house.
Chaperoning the affair will be Dr
and Mrs. Jack Grekin and Dr. and
Mrs. Jacob Sacks. Refreshments will
be served at the party as well as at
the open house which will be held
after the Michigan-Iowa football
game.

Outdoor Sports Qroup To Include
Hostel Trips In Activity Program
Crispy autumn is here, and with it1no
are the varied activities of the Out- trips whenever there are no home
'chr Swrt Group sponsored by WAA footballages-schedued Cost f t
which works in connection with thewekend has been approximat~ly one
Union. Included in the plans for this dollar and it will be kept as low as
ason are Youth Hostel trips, hikes, food prices will permit. Students who
cc ok-outs, both for breakfast and do not have bikes of their own can
-upper, and bike rides. rent them at a reasonable rate h
The group is connected with the they would like to do so.
SAmerican Youth Hostel Movement Farther on in the season, a winter-
lamricaotose oeen prsweek-end at Patterson Lal c
which is rapidly increasing in popu- will beekland at ters ae
larity in this country, mainly in New will be planned, and there are e-
England at the present time, and i an to akenagrup of k:
which had its origin in Europe. The ing and tobogganning, enthusia'ts t o
whih hd is oigi inEurpe.TheCadillac for a week-end, probablv, in
first hostel trip will be Saturday and cadionw ek Club y
Sunday, Oct. 18 and 19, which is the nn n t h kC .
first week-end. for which there is no
home football game scheduled. The
shortly after lunch on Saturday after-
noon and returns home Sunday af-
ternoon. For P ysical
Meeting To Be Today
An organization meeting will be E u to W o
held for all those interested in Out-
door Sports at 4:30 p.m. today in the
W.A.B. Plans will be made at that "!Withall the men going into the
time for a sunrise breakfast cook-out army, there has been an increased
for Sunday morning. Anyone inter- demand for women in the physical
ested but unable to attend the meet- I education field to fill places vacated
ing is asked to call either Dan Saul- by men in the public schools," Miss
son, '44 at 9818 or Elizabeth Mahl-' Laurie Campbell, advisor to physical
man, '43, at 24471. education major students under Dr,;
All studei ts on campus, men and Margaret Bell, head of the depart-
Women, freshmen and grads, are in- ment, said.
vited to out and take a deep breath In addition to the demand brought
of the fresh fall air while at the about by the draft, the defense pro-
same time exercising the muscles us- gram has called for more recreational
, ually inactive during class or study leaders in factories and for physical
hours. These are definitely not date therapy workers; a major in physical
affairs, according to Miss Mahlman, education is a prerequisite to work in
who is in charge of the group, physical therapy and other areas of
Go To Saline Farms remedial work.
Gal ,TeVa ley Farms, a large coop- In the curriculum for majors in
Saline y physical education there is a great
erative dairy farm about fifteen
miles from Ann Arbor, hastbeen the opportunity to work with children, in-
destination of the group, but if asmuch as every student must do
weather permits, the group has plans practice teaching in elementary
for a longer hostel trip. Meals are grades in the city and in the Univer-
cooked outdoors on these trips, and sity High School. Laboratory periods
lightweight bikes are recommended are also provided in Saturday morn ng
although they are by no means com- play and dance classes with Ann Ar-
urybor elementary school children.
puAso sAnyone expecting to major or
As long as therweather remains minor in physical education should
warm enough, there will be hostelmioinpyiaedctnshud{,.,,^,+-h +'- Are.mnf..++,,. f }

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By BARBARA de FRIES
Last year, one of our more gullible
members df the Fourth Estate came
fcrth with a tidbit on the women's
page telling all about the all-brass,
wood-burning steam caliope that was
going to be installed in the tinion,'
The exact spot on which this fugi-'
tive from a circus was to stand was
even described-oh hum, the bliss of
ignorance. Then-after that spec-
tacular announcement-silence, com-
plete. and .unabridged. And now be-
cause some happy people just won't
let the thing die, Bill Sawyer has
been pestered with requests concern-
ing the whereabouts of this unearthly
contraption.
A press conference was called, A.?.
machines installed in the Union and
it's out-"in an official communique
from the undergraduate offises of the
Michigan Union it is hereby stated
that due to the national defense pri-
orities on brass, material to construct
the caliope can not be obtained."
"This unfortunate news," the com-'
munique moans, "came even after ex-
tensive preliminary work had been
done' An experienced brass-polisher
was already hired to insure continual
brilliance to the caliope's all-brass
boiler and now we have to fire him."
Unable to go on, the official eom-
muinique disbanded it communica-
tier, thus putting the final kibosh on
it.
Anyhow-it's a good thing they can
blame it on the defense and maybe
we should be indebted to the defense,
cause after all it would sound pretty
awful.

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Get-Acquainted Party
To Be Given Today
By Newman Club
The Newman Club, national organ-
ization of Catholic students, is spon-
soring its second dance of the semes"-
ter from 8 p.m. to midnight today in
the Chapel Auditorium. Katherine
Norton, '42, is in charge of the event.
The purpose of the dance is to in-
troduce new students to the officers
of the association and to explain the
club's program. There will be danc-
ing to recordings, card games, re-
freshments and some form of special
entertainments. The dance is free to
all students.
Club officers, elected last spring,
are Albin Schinderle, '42, president;
James Landers, '42, men's vice presi-
dent; Katherine.Norton, '42, women's
vice president; Sally Walsh, '44, sec-
retary, and James Keenan, '44, treas-
urer.

consult with the department at tnis
time. Those who are intending to
minor should get advice from the de-
partment during their sophomore,
year and those intending to major
should seek advice their freshman
year and enter the school their sophl-
omore year.
Students graduating in physical
education are qualified to teach both
elementary and secondary schools
in Michigan, and are prepared to
carry on work in community recrea-
tion as well. Those wishing further
advice should make appointments in
Room 15, Barbour Gymnasiusm.
Outing Club To Meet
Graduate Outing Club will meet at
2:30 p.m. Sunday at the rear north.-
west door of the Rackham Building.
Program will consist of hiking, foot-
ball, and supper outdoors, if possible.
All graduate students, faculty and
alumni interested in outdoor activ-
ities and an afternoon's frivolity are
welcome. Meetings will be held each
Eunday afternoon.

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Dutch cap we saw, with the stream-
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sides? There's another little number
made of braided felt in all colors
and acrpss the back are heavy
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It's warm and it'll look Sharp with
a bright ,jerkin and skirt.
For dress there's a little round
black hat that goes right up into\ a
startling peak just where the crown
should be. It lends an elfish look to
any costume.
It is stimated that defense ex-
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To Hold Open House
The Lutheran Student Association
will hold open house at 8 p.m. today
at the Zion Parish Hall, 309 E. Wash-
ington St. All are invited to attend.

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