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Defense
Gordon Hardy
And Orchestra
To Swing'Out
Door Prizes Will Be Awarded
By Means Of Defense Stamps;
30 Hostesses To Be Present
If 30 beautiful hostesses, Gordon
Hardy's orchestra, defense stamps
and a chance to win an expensive
door prize isn't enough inducement
for the "Defense Stomp," then you're
just not human-in fact, you're
downright anti-social.
Deviating radically from the regu-
lar run-of-the-mill tea dance, the
"Defense Stomp" will be held from
3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. today in the
League Ballroom and will feature
Joan Reutter, '43, Miss Michigan of
Song, on the vocal choruses with
Gordon Hardy and his new ten-piece
band.
Change In Stamps
With each ticket the purchaser
receives part of the price back in
defense stamps, which in itself defi-
nitely makes this dance one of those
"worthy causes." Also, upon enter-
ing the' ballroom each person re-
ceives a sealed envelope--one color
fornthe women and another for the
men.
Inside some of these envelopes are
defense stamps. When the announce-
ment is made -half-way through the
dance to open them, men dancing
with women holding defense stamps
.receive a door prize and vice-versa.
All this rigmarole with the sole pur-
pose of promoting mixing.
Door Prizes Offered
For the women, the V-Dance Com-
mittee, sponsors of tlfe dance, have
perfume, linen handkerchiefs and
much "prioritized" stockings, and for
the men, wallets, Argyle socks, ties
and shirts, all coming from local
merchants who havd been more than
generous with their contributions.
Assisting Bud Cox, general chair-
man, on the committee for the dance
are Phil Whelan, '45, Jean Mills, '44,
Margot Thom, '42, Margaret Gard-
ner, '43, Keith Watson, '42, Jak Ed-
monson, '42, Ed Tann, '42, Kay Joles,
'45, and Virginia Dodd, '45.
Hostesses Listed
A partial list of the hostesses re-
veals: Millie Rdford, '42, Deena
Stover, '42, Frances Aaronson, '42,
Sue Holtzman, '42, Lorraine Schwab,
'42, Pat Hadley, '42, Harriet Pratt,
'43, Sally Walsh, ''43, Jean Goudy,
'42, Martha Opsion, '44, Mary Herb-
ert, '44, Helen Rhodes, '42, Jane
Baits, '42, Virginia Alfvin, '42, and
Nancy Chapman, '42.
The list also includes Jane Pritch-
ard, '44, Peg Gabriel, '42, Agnes Crow,
'42, Jean Hubbard, '42, Lou Carpen-
ter, '42, Margaret Ann Hadsell, '42,
Margaret Gardner, '42, Margaret
Dodge, '42, Jean Crump, '42, Nancy
Griffin, '42, Lois Basse, '42, Margot
Thoni, '42, Eleanor Rakestraw, '43,
Jane Connell, '42, and Gail Doyle, '44.
Phoebe Power, '42, Virginia Dodd,
'45, Kay Jones, '43, Virginia Morse,
'43, Shirley Schmid, '44, Obeline El-
ser, '45, Ernestine Elser, '45, Ann
Stanton, '45, and Lois Ann Watkins,
'44, will add to the collection.
Concluding this list are Phyllis
Banbrook, '45, Betty Fletcher, '45,
Marjorie McCabe, '45, and Winifred
Palmer, '45.
No More Kisses

To Be Mailed
To U.S. Army
Kisses are censored for the dura-
tion! When writing to your A-1
draftee any long strings of x's along
the bottom of the page will be
blacked out by the censors-.a possi-
ble coded signals.
In the last war enemy agents re-
sorted to love letters, chess games
and dress patterns as means of con-
veying (military signals, and by way
of profiting from experience army
officials are taking absolutely no
chances whatsoever. How do they
know whether your rows of x's are
pledges of undying love or plans for
a surprise bombing of the camp?
Suggested substitutes include a
lipstick imprint of the kiss on the
letter or the number 88, the "ham"
radio symbol, for "love and kisses."
The simple statement "I would like
to kiss you 365 times" (the number
varying with the intensity of the
emotion) is perhaps the best solu-
tion to this new defense measure,
for although the Army isn't trying
to interfere with your love life, it is
necessary to take the utmost precau-
tions during war times.
Murtagh-Beardsell
Wedding Announced

Stomp

Will

Be

Held

Today

In

League

Ballroom

Student Interviews Reveal Value

Spring

Success Story

Of Red

Cross

Defense

CoursesI

By PHYLLIS PRESENT
Red Cross defense courses have
been offered by the Michigan League
since the first semester of the pres-
ent year. At the beginning only
courses in first aid, home nursing and
motor mechanics were given.
There were five classes in first aid,
'two in home nursing, and one class
in motor mechanics. The first aid
course meant a two-hour period of
class with quizzes once a week at the
League. Home nursing was a two-
dour period of class plus an hour of
pictice held at Health Service, and
motor mechanics was a two-hour
period of class and practical w/ork
given at University High School.
Courses Added
Added to these courses mentioned
above, this semester advanced first
aid, child care, Braille, nutrition and
nurses' aide are sponsored by the Red
Cross. Besides all those, under the
physical education department, co-
recreational leadership and body-
conditioning classes are held. Type-
writing is also offered at University
High Schol as a defense course.
These classes have all been more than
filled.
We interviewed some of the women
.on campus who completed the first
semester courses.
Lorraine Judson, '43 made this
statement: "The first course in first
aid was very complete. Even though
3tudents don't put hours of time on
the course (although everyone must'
study to pass), I believe it is worth-
while, as you learn at least what not
to do-which is very important. The
quizzes were very good, but I suggest
that even more practical problems
be given for the students to work
out."
Miss Dixon Says
Ann Dixon, '43, said: "The first
aid course was very practical and a
good basic foundation. I suggest that
it be followed by the advanced course
in first aid, if possible, though. The
best part of the course was bandagesE
and traction, for practical 'everydayf
use.
Joanne Gross, '43, who had just1
completed her home nursing course
as it continued through the second
semester said, "This course is ex-
cellent, because it can be used in
peace time as well as during the war.'
You learn how to take care of every-
Mne from babies to the aged. In the
last war a girl who had had only
-ome nursing training was in charge
Af a tent with 60 soldiers in it. Miss
Gross, who is now taking first aid,
suggests that home nursing either be
followed up by nurses' aide or first
aid courses. .
Nancy Griffin, '44, remarked,
"Home nursing is more practical
than any course that I have taken in

a long time, as it's something you'll
use all your life. It teaches you per-
sonal, public health and mental hy-
giene. The course is taught in a very1
practical manner as we actually
worked around sick people in the
Iealth Service."
Careful Study Needed
Miss Griffin, who just finished her
home nursing course, also took firstj
aid last semester. This semester she
is taking advanced first aid, and up-
on completing that expects to enter
the instructor's course, soon to be
offered. She said concerning first
aid, "It must be taken seriously, and
carefully learned, as one only parti-
ally trained might step into a situa-
tion and make an awful blunder."
"Charlie" Boyd, '43, stated, "Motor
mechanics was so interesting that I'm
taking the advanced course now. WeI
'wore slacks, though the first classes
were not practical lessons as we had
too much to learn about engines. At
least I can change a good tire now.
I think the advanced course is very
necessary to get the full value of the
first one. With first aid and motor
mechanics training, one can become
a member of the Motor Corp."
Pencil And Flashlight
Combination Is Last
Word For Blackouts
The latest precaution for black-
outs has appeared on the market in
the form of lead pencils equipped
with flashlight bulbs enclosed in the
glass barrel. They are capable of
throwing more than enough light to
enable writing in total darkness.
Not only will they prove a great
asset to air raid wardens, but will
also come in handy for taking notes
at lectures or theatres, or jotting
down phone messages if you happen
to be caught in one of those phone
booths with the light burned out.
SJust a twist of the barrel and the
light flashes on. These nifty little
novelties come in either white and
red, or white and blue color combina-
tions.
Interviews To Begin
Interviewing for positions on
WAA Board will be held from 3
p.m. to 5:30 p.m. today, 2:30 p.m.
to 5:30 p.m. tomorrow, and 1 p.m.
to 5 p.m. Saturday, at the WAB.
All those who petitioned must be,
interviewed at one of these times,
according to Donelda Schaible,
president.
Compact W ith Spotlight
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Michigan Outing Club Week-Ends

Filled With Various Activities

By LOIS SHAPIRO
Activities galore--that is what the
Michigan Outing Club has planned
for the remainder of the Sundays and
weekends of second semester. Under
the sponsorship of Libby Mahlman,
'43, representing WAA, and Dan
Saulson, '44, representing the Union,
and advised by Miss Ruth Johnson,
the club promotes youth hosteling,
which consists of biking, hiking and
cooking.
At 2:30 p.m. Sunday, the group will
leave the WAB for their "'Windmill
Wander" out Geddes Avenue to the
old windmill. "Bring your lunch" is
the standard saying for this group,
as cook-outs are the order of the
day, unless weather forbids, in which
case the indomitables retire to the
WAB for their supper cooking.
Plan Cook-Out t
Sunday, March 15, will find the
club setting off on a "Saginaw Saun-
ter," to Forester's Fancy where they
will peak at the little log cabin, climb
the Ranger Tower and finish with
a cook-out under the evergreens.
A breakfast horse-back ride will be
the main attraction on Sunday,
March 22, while for the following
Saturday, March 28, a biking hostel
is planned to Pinckney. To complete
a strenuous weekend, a hike will be
held the next day, "just to condition

you for things to come." Miss Mahl-
man says.
Saturday, April 11., will find the
group bound for Pinckney on their
bikes again, with lunch packed, as
usual, while Sunday, ghost stories will
reign around the campfire after a
refreshing hike.
Trip To Dexter
A trip to Dexter Siate Park is
scheduled for Sunday, April 1, and
a hostel trip to Saline over Saturday
and Sunday, April 25 and 26, will
keep 'em on the move. Hosteling to
Pleasant Lake or Pinckney will fill
the weekend of May 2 and 3, and if
it is warm enough, swimming will be
in order.
Winding up a grand program will
be a paddle party and picnic along
the Huron, Sunday, May 10, and a
hostel outing with swimming the
weekend of May 16 and 17. Outdoor
sports with a flourish and plenty of
fun!
Wedding Announced
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Granoff of
Detroit have announced the marriage
of their daughter, Alice, to Joseph
Zwerdling, son of Mr. and Mrs. Osias
Zwerdling of Detroit. The wedding
took place Sunday in the home of
Miss Granoff's brother and sister-in-
law, Mr. and Mrs. Alex Granoff, also
of Detroit.

Janet Fisher
Wed Yesterday
To John Leidy
Janet Seeley Fisher. '42A, daugh-
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Fisher of
Ann Arbor, was married to John
Breymann Leidy. '42, son of Prof.
Paul Leidy and Mrs. Leidy of Ann
Arbor at 7:30 p.m. yesterday. at the
home of her parents. A reception was
held at the League after the wedding.
Miss Fisher is affiliated with Pi
Beta Phi. She is also a member or
Alpha Lambda Delta. Alpha Gamma
Gamma, Phi Kappa Phi and Tau
Sigma Delta. honorary architectural
fraternity. Mr. Leidy is connected
with Alpha Delta Phi, captain of the
golf team and a member of Druids.
junior honorary society for men in
the literary school.
Miss Fisher's father is starting his
twenty-second year as Varsity base-
ball coach at the University and is
affectionately called "dean of the
Michigan Athletic Department." Pro-
fessor Leidy is secretary of the Law
School of the University.
Wedding Date Set
The engagement of Betty Spain,
'43, to Robert R. Jones, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Ralph W. Jones of Detroit
is announced by her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Kenneth H. Spain of De-
troit. The wedding will take place in
April in St. Joseph's Episcopal
Church.

Birds, Plumes

Bedeck Newest
Seasonal Hats
The new spring hair-dos-up at the
ear, fluff on the forehead, require
certain shaped hats and the fashion
leaders have not neglected this factor
in their seasonal chapeaux.
The newest of these spring styles
Pz exemplified in the model pictured
above which consists of a close fit-
ting crown bedecked with a brilliant
ornamental bird perched above the
forehead. The ingenious woman can
alternate the ornament with either
multi-colored plumes to match her
newest suit and accessory combina-
tion or with a black velvet bow for
the "strictly dress" occasion.
The new calots are as perky as
they are durable. Crochet one be-
tween knitting Red Cross sweaters
and don't forget to add a brush
fringe of the same wool in the back.
Several department stores are offer-
ing calots of wool to match their
classic suits and suggest a jewelled
pin for wear on either the calot or
the lapel of the suit when a dressy
touch is needed.
Perennial sailor hats are back this
year but in a new and exciting style.
A tiny, straw version of the sailor
hat is perched on the front of the
smooth "upped" pompadour. Then,
ever popular, is the saucer-rimmed
sailor style which is always a flat-
tering choice for a "suit" hat.
Another brand new seasonal sport
hat is a straw with a deep crown, and,
for that note to carry out the color
of your outfit-wool fringe around
the brim and a twisted cord of the
same wool around the crown. The
brim is wide and flattering to the
face.

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1 ily lu aulg a c umpacrt now withn
G nits own private spotlight, presumably
Genevieve Francis 1to rescue its owner in case of black-
O Wed Wendell Hull outs. Even if the worst never comes
it's still worth its weight in gold for
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Milton Fran- zany ingenuity.
cis of Detroit announce the engage-
ment of their daug'hter, Genevieve
Joy, to Wendell Bryce Hull, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Logan Hull, of
Whitetown, Ind. The couple will be M E E T S P R I N G C A
married Easier Sunday in the First
Methodist Church in Dearborn.
Miss Francis is a graduate of Mich-
igan State Normal College, and Mr.
Hull attended the University as well
as Wayne University.

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