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Cummins', Band
To Be Featured
By Independents
Senior Society Members To Sell
Carnations In League Lobby;
Few Remaining Tickets On Sale
Independent women and their
guests will attend the annual Assem-
bly Ball from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. today
in the League Ballroom. Jane Cris-
well, '42, general chairman, will have
as her guest Richard Schell. '42, while
Constance Gilbertson, '42SM, assist-
ant general chairman, will attend
with Ralph Stokes from Cleveland.
To the tunes gf Bernie Cummins,
Helen Kressbach '44, ticket chair-
man, will be found dancing with
Theodore Jacob, '44. Assistant ticket
chairman, Mary Louise Knapp, '43SM,
has invited William Aitken from De-
Guest List Continued
Frank Zimmerman, '43, will be the
guest of Shirley Raskey, '44, publicity
chairman, and Abraham Buchberg,
Grad., will attend with Phyllis Bern-
stein, '42, assistant publicity chair-
man. Jeanette Klotz, '44, patrons
chairman, has invited Richard Veler
of Ohio State University.
Florence Light, '44, decorations
chairman, will be there with Paul
Newmann, '44, and Alyira Sata, '42,
music chairman, will attend with
James Galles, '42. Gertrude In-
wood, '43, finance chairman, will have
as her guest Bert Miegel from the
University of Detroit, and, complet-
ing the list, Miriam Dalby, '44, ticket
chairman, has invited Jerome Powell,
Theme To Be Simple
The theme of the dance will be
sophisticated but simple, in keeping
with the character of all social events
since our entrance into the war. The
decorations consist of two large As-
sembly crests placed on the side walls
of the ballroom. The crest is in the
shape of a triangle, symbolizing the
three organizations which make up
Assembly; dormitories, league houses,
and Ann Arbor Independents.
Tickets will remain on sale today
in the League lobby until 5 p.m., but
will not be sold at the door, Miss
Kressbach said.
Doors To Close
Miss Criswell wishes to remind all
those who are planning on attend-
ing the dinner before the dance that
the doors of the dining room will be
closed at 7:15 p.m.
Following their seven-year tradi-
tion, Senior Society has been selling
carnations for the dance and will'
continue to do so all day today. These
may be purchased in the League
lobby or from any ticket salesman.
They may be called for at the en-
trance to the ballroom.
Sinai Attends Meeting
Prof. Nathan Sinai of the School
of Public Health is now in Philadel-
phia attending a meeting of the As-
sociation of Group Hospital Plans.
The meeting will be concluded to-
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Frances Thompson Named Chairman Of Freshman Project

Chairman And Date To Lead At Ball

Engineers In Defense Will Be
Theme For Slide Rule Dance

Unless jealous lawyers succeed in
pilfering the rule again this year, the
12-foot giant slide rule which has
been the patron saint of Slide Rule
Balls of the past will be present in
state at this year's dance, to be held
March 27 in the Union Ballroom.
Otherwise, however, decoration
schemes will differ greatly from
themes used in the past, as this
year's ball will pay due tribute tol
the admirable job the engineer isl
doing in both industry and the armedI
Decorations Revealed
Although the sponsoring Technic
staff hesitated to release detailed in-
formation lest the lawyers use the
information to sabotage the dance, itI
was revealed yesterday that a huge
magazine will adorn the north end
Jordan To Entertain
Freshman Women
At Tea Tomorrow
All freshman women, both inde-
pendent and affiliated, will be guests
of Jordan Hall tomorrow from 3 p.m.
to 5 p.m. for the first all-freshman
tea ever to be held by this dormitory.
Jay Bronson, '45, chairman of the
tea, has selected a committee of over
30 Jordan residents to act as host-
esses, ushers and servers for the af-
Pourers are to be freshman repre-
sentatives of the various dormitories
and League Houses on campus, while
the receiving line will consist of
Marge Hall, '45, president of the
dormitory, Miss Bronson and the
members of the central committee
for Frosh Project.
Tryouts For Riding
Group Wi1 Be Held
Tryouts for all women stugents in-
terested in Crop and Saddle will be
held at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday in Bar-
bour Gymnasium. Judging will be on
practical experience and a few ques-
tions concerning horses and horse-
manship, conducted by an appointed
committee, Mary Hayden, '42, pres-
ident, announced.
There will be a small transporta-
tion charge to the stables. This will
not be a regular meeting for club
members. Those interested ,may sign
up at Barbour Gymnasium.
Dance Will Be Given
The Zeta Beta Taus will hold a
radio dance from 8:30 p.m. to 12:00
p.m. at which Mr. and Mrs. Ben Kes-
sel and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Acker-
man will chaperon.

of the ballroom, the cover divided to
portray both the engineer in industry
and the man in the service.
In keeping with this scene, draw-
ings depicting industrial engineer-
ing projects will decorate one side
of the ballroom while the other wall
will contain pictures showing engi-
neering work in the Army.
Tentative plans call for black and
white silhouette drawings, with light-
ing behind to accentuate the effect.
Four drawings on each side will be
the rule, according to present plans.
Lawyers Out For Revenge
Featured as the theme of last year's
I dance were the engineer's four years
in college, appropriate drawings de-
picting the various trials and tribu-
lations of the engineering freshman,
sophomore, junior and senior.
Although The Technic staff hopes
there will be no friction between en-
gineering and law factions this year,
it is a well-known fact that several
influential law students are out to
revenge the fact that the Slide Rule
Ball, formerly held the same night
as their own Crease Ball, will this
year antedate them by over a month.
Opera Proceeds
To Be Donated
To Red Cross
The Red Cross, Play Production,
and the School of Music will join
at 8:15 p.m. Monday in an effort to
raise money for the first named or-
ganization, when a special perform-
ance of the "Impresario" and "Caval-
leria Rusticana" are offered by the
last two groups.
All proceeds from the performance,
given to the Red Cross, will go to-
ward buying a station wagon to re-
main in Ann Arbor and to be used
here by that service's branch.
Chairmen for the affair, which is
being sponsored by the Faculty Wom-
en's Club, are Mrs. John S. Worley,
Mrs. Arthur Copeland, Mrs. W. E.
Bachman and Mrs. Claude Eggertson.
Panhellenic Association has taken
a particular interest in this project,
Patricia Hadley, '42, president of the
campus affiliates announced. Enough
tickes have been bought to give each
1 house six, and these will be distrib-
uted through the freshman repre-
sentatives who will be at the Pan-
hellenic Scholarship Luncheon.
"We have many reports of people
who are going next Monday, even
though they already have season
tickets, and we hope students will be
equally enthusiastic and cooperative
about this project," Mrs. Worley
said. v
Tickets are now on sale at $1.10
and reservations for the perform-
ance may be made at the boxoffice
of Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.

Dance Theme
To Be 'Decided
At Later Date
League Ballroom Will Be Scene
Of Dance To Be Held April 28;
Central Committee Is Selected
Frances Thompson, Gamma Phi
Beta, was awarded the chairmanship
of Freshman Project, to be held April
28, Jane Baits, '42, chairman of Ju-
dicial Council, announced yesterday.
Obeline Elser, Helen Newberry,
will head the publicity committee,
while Glenn McDaniel, Alpha Chi
Omega, has been named chairman
of the ballroom. Anna Louise Stan-
ton, Pi Beta Phi, and Virginia Chand-
ler, Alpha Oiicron, Pi, will head the
patrons and finance committees re-
Haas, Heym Win Posts
Charlotte Haas, Kappa Alpha The-
ta, will be chairman of programs,
and Barbara Heym, Delta Delta Del-
ta, was named chairman of decora-
Shelby Dietrich, a member of Kap-
pa Kappa Gamma, was given the
position of ticket chairman. Mary
Jane Trainer of Collegiate Sorosis
has been appointed head of the cos-
tume committee, while Jean Loree,
Jordan Hall, will act as recorder.
Leatrice Keller, Independent, com-
pletes the list as dance chairman.
Theme To Be Chosen
The theme and name will be se-
lected at the first meeting of the
central committee and will be an-
nounced at a later date. The last
Freshman Project had as its theme
"Fresh Air."
Helen Kressbach headed the com-
mittee, which chose this main theme
and which planned the twenty col-
lege caricatures which decorated the
League ballroom. A Skit Parade was
given as floor show during the inter-
Junior women interested in
petitioning for McCormick schol-
arships may still obtain petition
blanks in the Undergraduate Of-
fice of the League.
Interviewing for positions on the
WAA executive board will con-
tinue from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
today and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
tomorrow at the WAB.
The Theatre Arts Silver Survey
will be held today in the League
for all independent senior women
and for all senior women who have
not previously seen the display.
To Address Conference
Prof. Earl C. O'Roke and Prof. S.
A. Graham of the zoology department
are on the speakers' program of the
National Wildlife Conference which
will be held April 7-10 in Toronto,
Maier Will Give Paper
Prof. Norman R. F. Maier of the I
Department of Psychology will give
a paper at the meeting of the Mid-
western Psychological Assciation to
be held May 1-2 in St. Louis.

Qordon Hardy To Introduce Band
At Debut In League Tomorro
Here's a chance to say an informal for tie past few weeks, done for
"how d'you do" to the boys in Gor- by Bill Rhodes and Charles Well
don Hardy's new band even before ton.
they make their official debut at The rest of the "boys" are J
the League tomorrow! Howard, lead alto man; Hers
Wallace, fourth tenor; Ed Ostr
All week the band has been re- third alto man; and Don Diskin
ferred to as "Gordon Hardy's new who's second trumpet man. Nov
ten-piece band," but that young man you've got sharp eyes and knows
has already added another member bands, you'll be able to pick out
"boys in Hardy's new eleven-p
to the organization which changes band" the first time you see 'em
things somewhat. He also affirms
that they are all either students in
the University at present or have
graduate standing.
Features "Go" Chorus
We're not quite up on musicians'
lingo as yet, but we do know that a
'go" chorus is made up of the fea-
tured members of the band, who can
just go on and make up wonderful C A L F R
music as they go along while the
rest of the band forms a background
for them.
The "go" chorus in this band and --
also the newest additions, are "Honk"
(Dean) Howard, the lead tenor man,
who has played in several name
bands; Clyde Thompson, base fiddle
man, formerly with J. Dorsey and
orchestra; Charlie Goodell, who
plays a really sweet trumpet, and Bill
Henlein, featured on the old trom-
The vocals (male) will be sung by A CLASSIC QXFORD d
one "Doc" Sprachlin, who is also
the third trumpet man. Ballads'll be in this open-toed JO'
his specialty. Hardy at this point is laces through tabs i
in the throes of forming a quintet, fashion. Soft, unlined
kinda like the one Goodman had.
It'll be made up of Thompson, Good-
ell, Howard, Marvin Drogger, the Tan, Blue.
drummer man, and Hardy himself,
on the piano.
Emphasis On "Sweet."
The emphasis will be on sweet mu-
sic with an occasional "jive" num-
ber, Hardy says. He's been building
a special library of arrangements
Papers WiII Be Given s
Drs. Frederick H. Test and Karl F.
Lagler of the zoology department will - - -
be in New York City May 12-14 to
present papers at the meetings of
the American Society of Ichthyolo-i
gists and Herpetologists and the
American Society of Mammalogists.


W, if

JGP Dance Groupd
To Meet Tomsorersow
There will be at important aiss
meeting of the dance conmitee for
JeP at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow in the
League JeanRanahan, co-hainran
of the dance, annoueed.
All juniors who have signed up for
dance committee must be there as
this is the very last chance to partici-
pate. Eveni those who have missed
rehearsals are urg-ed to attend.
Miss Ranahan said the finalcehor-
uses and solo numbers will be ar-
ranged and a schedule of re~hearsals
for the remaining. time before pro-
duction will be mapped oit. Anyone
who cannot attend must call eithler
Miss Ranahan or- Lorraine Dalzen] or
be permanently dropped from the
dance committee.


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