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Rnnuai Military Bcill Will Be Held april 24 In


Lindley Dean
Is Chairman
Of Committee
General Ticket Sale To Be Held
April 15; Exclusive Sale Is On
Today For Advanced ROTC
Retrieving the elegance of all the
balls of former years and yet ob-
serving the simplicity compelled by
war economy, the University's Re-
serve Officers Training Corps will
present its annual Military Ball Fri-
day, April 24, in the Union Ballroom.
Added to the natural color sup-
plied by decorations, formal dresses,
and lighting effects, will be the
sparkle of polished brass and gold
braid, backed by the olive of the
Army and the blue of the Navy, all
making the Military Ball one of the
most attractive of campus dances.
Chairman Is Elected
Chairman of the Ball. committee
this year is Lindley M. Dean, '42,
who was elected to the committee as
a representative of Scabbard and
Blade, national military honor so-
Although in the past the cadet
colonel has automatically assumed
the role of bal chairman, the post
was elective this year because of the
postponement of the selection of the
cadet colonel.
Other committee members, their
duties and the groups they represent
include: Ivan R. Schafer, '42E, sen-
ior engineets corps, and William
Strickland, '4E, senior signal corps,
decorations; Charles M. Thatcher,
'43E, junior ordnance department'
publicity; John R. Scheibe, '42M,
senior medical corps, music.
ConMmittee Is Listed
Also serving are Robert W. Ehr-
lich, '43E, junior signal corps, secre-
tary; Dean F. Thomas, '42, senior in-
fantry, programs and favors; Robert
Snow, '43E, junior engineers, and
Francis Anderson, '43M, junior medi-
cal corps, patrons and guests, and
Ray Gauthier, '42, senior ordnance
and, Phllip Levy, '43, Junior infan-
try, entertainment.
No band h1as yet been named for
the annual dance, but, Scheibe re-
ports that negotiations are being un-
dertaken with several big name
Tickets Ont Sale
Tickets for the dance have already
been placed on sale to members of
the advanced corps of -the ROTC,
and- will continue on exclusive sale
to them until April 1. The following
two, weeks the tickets will be 'made
available totall ROTC students, after
which they will be placed on general
Decorations and entertainment
plans are proceeding satisfactorily,
the committee has announced, and
details will be available shortly.
Tentative plans for this year's
dance call for a USO recreation cen-
ter thome, while the possibility of a
bomb shelter has also been men-
Advanced corps members may
purchase tickets from any man on
the ball committee. Lieut. L. W.
Peterson of the military science de-
partment is faculty adviser to the
Record Dance
Wil Be Held
By Wolverine.

Wolverine will sponsor a record
dance which is open to the public
from 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday.
Chaperons for the dance are. Prof.
and Mrs. Paul Mueschke, and Mr.
Dominic Dascola. The committee
and Mrs. Teutant, and Mr. and Mrs.
which is in charge of the affair con-
sists of Paul Gardner, '44, Murray
Gotleib, '42; Gerry Moskowitz, '45E;
and Edward Sosnowski, '43.
Composed of almost 700 members
of this student body, the Wolverine
is one of the largest student coopera-
tives in the country. Not only does
the Wolverine provide three meals a
day for a great number of the student
body at unusually low prices, but for
many of these students it forms the
nucleus of their social life. The dance
this week-end is only one of the
many social affairs which the Wol-
verine sponsors for its members and
for the other Michigan students as
The Wolverine is run on a non-pro-
fit basis entirely by students. It is
controlled by a board of directors
which is annually elected. by the
members of the Wolverine. The pres-
ent board of directors includes John
Scheibe, '42M, Robert Sibley, '42E,
Irving Ralph, '45, Ray Dietz, '42, and
Tudor Thomas, '43. Present advisers
are Prof. Paul Meuschke and Prof.
Charles W. Spooner.
Seven years ago, the cooperative
was merely a small cafeteria in Lane



F loods Of Unusual Door Prizes

Slide Rule Ball

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To Be Qiven /
'Michigan Lucky Number Hop'
To Feature Bill Sawyer's Band
In Union Ballroom March 20
Swelling floods of door prizes gath-
e red, by the sundry committees spon-
soring the first annual "Spring Blow-
out" or "Michigan's Lucky Number
I-lop" to be held from 9 p.m. to mid-
night, Friday, March 20, at the Un-
ion, have threatened to change the
dance into a three-hour Bingd\game.
Added to the previous list of prizes
which included:
Ten tickets to miscellaneous athletic
Five dance passes to the Union.
"What Every Coed Should Know,"
by Myrtle Eirsatzgirtle (misspelling
of Miss Ersatzgirtle's names as
" Ersatsgirtle" in Sunday's Daily
was discovered and protested by
the Ann. Arbor Raincoat and Rub-
ber Committee, a local conserva-
tion agency and one of the spon-
soring groups).
Athletic equipment autographed by
prominent players.
Tickets to the U. of M. Night in De-


'Spring Blowout Tickets
lude among the novelty prizes the E n Sale
ewdriver used by the League Coun-
in tightening up the regulations Dance Will B
women's hours. The committee

To Go'
e Held March 27

has also been endeavoring to per- In Union; Decorotion Theme Even a band leader can be as tem-
suade Bill Sawyer's orchestra to wear To Be 'Engineers In Defense' peramental as a concert soloist when
nightgowns and yarmelkes for sug- it comes to his favorite instrument-
gestive reasons. kcons lt}ue; r om page i at least that's the way Red Norvo
--__.____-_ __.__._ -_- feels about his "pets," the "sticks" or
Panhellenic P resents in addition to the 12-foot slide rule lers" o hus xsy beat out sweet
C OftR^h - which has reigned over all the Slides w.l
Su rveyCOf Rush ingNrohstemjrt fhssik
Rule Balls of the past, will be based Norvo has the majority of his sticks
At Mass Meetin on an "Engineers in Defense" theme, made by a drummer in Radio City.
Af as et-9 to be introduced by a large magazine He has a pair that he uses only for
Rushing, deferred and concen- lica at one end of the ballroom. one night engagements that contain
trated, was discussed at the Panhel- ! Ballroom wall panels will be decor- a certain loudness evidently pleasig
e ated with appropriate drawings and to the jitterbug element in his audi-
illustrations, one side being devoted ences.
changes have to be made to remedy to the engineer's position in industry Special Broadcast Sticks
the following problem: only 25% of and the other portraying the work of A special pair he reserves to use
the girls who sign up as interested in the engineer in the armed forces of exclusively during broadcasts as they
the United States. are not so woody and more resonant
sororities, pledge. ench -which makes for better tonal qual-
No definite decision was reached in lChaif of th ichigan Techndito ity over the ether. Still a third pair
as to what would be done, but the engineering college publication which Norvo keeps for recording purposes
results of a survey of rushing on 60 presents the dance each year. as they are made to produce a def-
campuses, where the number of sor- iOther Technic staff members serv nite volume and finer music on the
orities is about the same as here, ing on Ball committees are John S. disc.
were given as a guide in coming to a Burnham, '42E, Robert L. Imboden, Besides the separate sets of sticks,
decision in the near future. '42E, Robert S. Sibley, '42E, Robert Red uses two xylophones, one to re-
The results of the survey show L. Summerhays, '42E, Ted Kennedy, hearse at home, while the other is
that on the average 75% to 80% of '42E, Bud Keetch, '42E, William Hut- strictly for his professional engage-
those who sign up for rushing, pledge cherson, '43E, C. Freeman Alexander, ments. His favorite seems to be the
a sorority, as compared to 25% on '43E, and F. Carter Taylor, '43E. one at home. "It's in a broken down

Norvo Beats Out
Subtle Swing
On Xylophone

Fashion Show
To Open Today
Spring Styles To Be Shown
At League Through Tomorrow
Spring styles in all their glory will
be on exhibition from 10 a.m. to 5
p.m. today and tomorrow in the
Grand Rapids Room of the League,
according to Virginia Morse, '43.
The second stle show to be held
at the League this year, it will exhibit
sports clothes, afternoon dresses, late
shoe styles and spring accessories of
all kinds. Although the clothes will
not be worn by models, there will be
attendants on hand to offer any in-
formation requested. A special pre-
sentation of gift suggestions is also
to be included and various favors will
be given to all attending.
Housemothers, townspeople and
faculty members are cordially invited
to attend the exhibit, as well as stu-
dents, said Miss Morse. Assisting the
firm putting on the show will be the
following women: Elizabeth Luck-
ham, '42; Helen Van Dyke, '42; Ag-
nes Crow, '42; Barbara Amsbar, '43;
and Mary Habel, '42.
There is no charge for admittance
to the show, but for every person at-
tending, the League will receive 10
cents. This money will be turned over
to a scholarship fund. The free tick-
ets for admittance may be obtained
at the main desk in the League lobby.
Photographers from Detroit are ex-
pected to, be on hand to catch those
unaware while they are looking at
the clothes.


Peasant embroidery and full
skirts are still seen accentuating
the most collegiate apparel. The
outfit above is gray flannel, bright-
ened for spring with red, yellow,
green and blue flowers worked on
a black background. A black ba-
bushka with the same decoration
can be added.

Ticket to( the Senior mall..
J)aily, (Gargoyle and 'Ensian sub-
Qalaxy of amazing novelty prizes.
Funeral wreaths donated by local
Eflower shops.
Assorted sweets donated by a local
sweet shoppe.
Record albums donated by local mu-
sic shops.
The record albums will include a
privately recorded and as-yet-un=
released group of eight variations by
Duke Ellington on "I Said No."
For the most active of the spon-
soring committees, the Early to Bed
Committee (abr.) has arrranged to.

this campus. The survey also showed Ruled out this year was the tra-
that on most of the campuses Pan- ditional feud between engineers and
hellenic information was sent to girls lawyers who used to hold their an-
before they came to college. nual. Crease Ball the same night as
On half of the campuses to which the engineering function. As the
questionnaires were sent, rushing lawyers will be preparing for Michi-
starts a week before school and on Ian Bar Exams to be held in April,
the other half it starts during the they have postponed their dance
first week of school and continues, until early in May.
on the average, a week to ten days. Furnishing the music for the eve-
A two-week rushing period is the ning, Berigan is hailed as "The Mir-
exception and there were only three acle Man of Music," and is credited
reports of deferred rushing. Most of as one of the greatest trumpet players
the schools answered quite emphat- the world has ever known. His play-
ically, "no," to the question of de- ing will mix the sweet numbers with
ferred rushing. the "hot stuff."
Dancing will be from 9 p.m. until
JGP Ushers Committee will meet 1 a.m., women being given late per-
at 4:30 p.m. tomorrow in the League. mission.

condition but I've been banging on
it for so many years that I play bet-
ter music on it than any other."
Bought Pony As Youngster
As a youngster, Red, born Kenneth,
was stuffed with piano lessons by his
musical family, but he didn't like the
piano and rebelled. With some money
he had saved he bought himself a
The pony got traded in for a xylo-
phone and Red proceeded to teach
himself to play the instrument. This
was all quite a while ago, of course,
and since then the name of Norvo,
who will bring his band here Friday
to play for Frosh Frolic, has become
practically synonomous with the

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Women Invade Press Relations
Services Of Army And Navy

It's really time to chalk one up
for the women when the Army re-
sorts to adding a "woman's, page"
angle to their press relations serv-
The "woman's page" release is
specially designed to circulate infor-
mation, thus giving out material for
radio and newspaper writers, ac-
quainting women's organizations with
what women and women's clubs are
doing for the draftees and even per-
sonally answering letters from the
families of enlisted men coming un-
der the women's department.
Chairuken Are Named
Mrs. William P. Hobby is the chief
of the Women's Interests Section of
the War Department while Mrs. Lou-
ise Daniels is Women's Page Editor
for the Navy.
Subjects included in the weekly
releases edited by these women in-
clude "recreation for Army soldiers,"
"consumption of tea and coffee by,
the Army," "Army schools for cooks
and bakers," "soldiers' new khaki
work uniforms, replacing the old blue
denims," "new Army nurses' uni-
forms" and "Thanksgiving Day din-
ners for the Army."
Squibs Kept On Hand
A "filler" service kept by Mrs.
Daniels for women's pages includes
two- and three-inch squibs to fill
in small holes in the pages. Two
collections of "favorite recipes of
Navywites" have been published by

the department, as well as knitting
instructions for Navy sweatersand
helmets asked for by the Red Cross.
Both Mrs. Hobby and Mrs. Daniels
employ large staffs to collect, ar-
range, and disseminate the necessary
information, and to keep them still
busier, radio programs, bulletins,
pamphlets and specially conducted
field trips through the various Army
and Navy establishments for radio
and newspaper women fill out their
All-Star Basketball
Team To Challenge
YpsiJanti Six Today
From the people playing in Club
Basketball, an all-star squad has been
picked to play Ypsilanti at 5 p.m. to-
day in Barbour Gymnasium, Betty
Steffen, '42, chairman, announced.
Those selected were Betty Steffen,
Helen Garrels, '44, Annette Kemper,
'42Ed, Arline Ross, '43Ed, Doris Son-
ner, '44, Helen Wilcox, Jean Mills, '44,
Barbara Wallace, '45Ed, Patricia
Kammerer, Ed, and Nancy Bercaw,
The games between the teams
headed by Misses Hall and Johnson,
and Elser and Garrels are to be post-
poned until a later date. The re-
vised schedule is posted in Barbour

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