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THE ~MICHIGA-N DAILY

FACT

Student Composers Provide
Sparkling Rhythms For JGP

Lawyers' Club
Spring Formal,
To 'Be Saturday

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Acacia, Alpha Delta
Phl And Sigma Nu
Announce Initiations

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By BARBARA de FRIES
Music-that all important stimu-t
lant to any class production-for
JGP's "No Questions Asked" has been
finally disclosed as being a harmoni-I
ous composite of works of some of the,
well-known student composers on
campus.
The two songs which no doubt will
prove to be the hits of the show are
"Why" by Al Waterstone, '43SM,
music, and Earl D'Arcy Brent, '42BAd,
and Jack Reed, lyrics. An arrange-
ment has already been made by Gor-
don Hardy and his orchestra, who
featured a four part vocal chorus of
junior women spotting Irene Mendel-
sohn as soloist last weekend at the
League. The vocal arrangement was
done by Waterstone and will be re-
peated with Hardy's orchestra this
weekend at the League.
There's A Love Song
The entire plantation scene of "No
Questions Asked" is built around "'Til
The Day Is Nightdwritten by Clar-
ence Kopsic, '42BAd-it is a melan-
choly love song absolutely guaranteed
to leave its print in your mind. Solo-
ist will be Marian Brown whose low,
throaty, super-blues voice will be
supported by a chorus of 20. The en-
tire crew will be featured this week-
end with Bill Sawyer and orchestra.
Gordon Hardy, in his own inimit-
able style, composed a Mexican tango
(which to date is nameless), a slow,
easy and plenty rhythmic for Molly
Carney who will sing the solo un-
supported by a background.
Waterstone Is In
For the casual reader it would seem
that Al Waterstone really hit the
jack-pot with this year's production.
In addition to "Why," Waterstone is
the musical power behind "Waltz-
ing With You" with vocalist Polly
Drake who composed the lyrics; "The
Call of the Stage" with Russ Berg
responsible for the lyrics and Leanor
Grossman responsible for the voice.
The cowboy chorus was also writ-
ten by Waterstone, the arrangement
by Al Burt (who incidently, for the
convenience of everyone concerned,
did all the arranging) and the lyrics,
'tis said, originated somewhere with-
Wolf' To Have
Little Chance
At Coke Bar
Another Coke Bar is scheduled for
today with a few slight changes made
by Bob Templin, '43, general chair-
man, concerning chief hostess, sec-
ondary hostesses and a method of
obliterating the so-called "Wolves."
"From 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in.
the main ballroom again with dozens
of beautiful hostesses and many of
the records of the best bands with
their best arrangements of latest
tunes"-a candid shot of the Coke
Bar.
"As for the 'wolves'-it's very sim-
ple really," Templin was heard to
have remarked-"We'll simply an-
nounce a few non-cut dances and
that'll fix 'em."
So what could be better? A swell
place to spend the afternoon, in
pleasant company with no longer any
fear of loosing your date to the
wolves for the whole time.
Coffee, tea and ginger ale will be
served along with cookies on the ter
race. Hostesses will be Harriet Boyer,
'45, Joyce Collins, '45, Peggy Ross,
'44, Marge McCabe, '45, Martha Op-
sion, '44, Virginia Stover, '43, Fran
Tripp, '45, Ruth Maloney, '45, Be-
atrice Nickoll, '43, Pat Heil, '45, and
Mary Ann Berger, '45.1
The list continues with Pat Pal-
mer, '45, Shirley Hogan, '45, Helen
Curdes, '44, Phyliss Banbrook, '45,
Natalie Mattern, '45, Irene Anderks,
'45, Marilyn Ruth, '45, Lyn Moser,
'45, Connie Hammett, '45, June Nie-

boer, '45, Bette Carpenter, '45, Vickie
Mason, '44, Barbara Robinson, '44,
Jean Hamilton, '44, Janet Stickney,
'45, Peggy Gabriel, '42, Nancy Grif-
fen, '44, Elizabeth Swisher, '44, Bea
Bouchard, '44, Joan Shuchowsky, '45,
Mary Milne, '45, Barbara Chadwick,
'45, and Mary Reichart, '44.

in the general confusion of the music
committee.
Grace Miller, '42, has repeated her
success with last year's theme song
by writing both music and lyrics to
"No Questions Asked" plus a dance-
able tune, "My Song," which will be
spottednalong with four sprightly
dancers.
Credit for other tunes which will be
used to keep the dancers in step and
steppin' high are "I'm Bored" written
by Walter Evans, '44, music, and Al-
lan Axelrod, '43, lyrics; "Daughter of
the Choo-Choo" also by Evans, and
"One From Two" by M. G. O'Neil.
It's Purposely Corny
The "Soap" song--which is pur-
posely corny-was written by Jean
Crandell, music, and Axelrod, lyrics.
While we're at it we might just as
well dispense with Axelrod-the ver-
satile young gentleman also wrote
music and words for "Wenches of
the -Wildwood," the "Reporter's
Chant" and the words for "Eleanor,"
along with collaborator Kay Ruddy,
'42.
Well, that's all there is at this
point but rumor has it that a lot of
songs are added and revamped from
the moment of initial dress rehearsal.
We'll list the members of the choruses
again just to make them feel good
and stop trying to get out of re-
hearsals.
Josephine Jackson, Jean Zimmer,
Midge Davidson, Florence McCracken,
Ruth Bennett, Betty Lou James, Ro-
berta Holland, Mary Lou Knapp,
Shirley Altfeld, Ruth Selby, Mariett
Rolleston, Florine Robinson, Helen
Walsh, Frances Capps, Peggy Evans,
Lynette Spath and Marorie deRoo.
R uthvert Tea
is Scheduled
For Tomorrow
Tomorrow wilP mark the eighth in
this year's series of student teas held
at the home of President and Mrs.
Ruthven, with Mary Lou Knapp,
'43SM, in charge, assisted by Dorothyy
Cummings, '43.
All students are invited to the tea
from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., and groups
which have received special invita-
tions are Alpha Sigma Phi, Alpha
Tau Omega, Sigma Phi Epsilon, The-
ta Delta Chi, Winchell House, Kappa
Delta, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Stock-
well Hall and Williams House.
From 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Mrs. Vera
Kniskein and Mrs. Martha Ray will
pour, while from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Mrs. Virginia Harryman and Mrs.
Ruth Smith will be pourers.
Freshman women may sign up at
this tea for the Social Committee and
everyone on the committee must at-
tend the teas, being automatically
dropped with two unexcused absen-
ces. Groups I and II will be in the
living room from 4 p.m. to 5 li m. and
in the dining room from 5 p.m. to 6
p.m., while Groups III and IV will be
in the living room from 5 p.m. to
6 p.m. and in the dining room from
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Marilyn Mayer, '44, and Pat Moore,
'42, will help at the tea table from
4 p.m. to 5 p.m., with Maroin Orta,
'43Ed, and Shirley Lay, '42, taking
over from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Betty Lou
James, '43, and Marian Luhrs, '44,
will entertain the pourers from 4 p.m.
to 5 p.m., being replaced by Virginia
Morse, '43, and Janet Osborn, '44,
from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Marjorie Lovejoy, '42, will stand at
the door from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., tak-
ing over for Ruth Johnson, '45, who
will be there from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Elect New Officers

New officers of Kappa Alpha Theta
are Virginia Morse, '43, president;
Barbara Amsbary, '43, vice-presi-
dent; Phyllis Robison, '43SM, corre-
3ponding secrtary; Barbara Carritte,
'43A, recording secretary; Mary Pfen-
der, '43, treasurer; and Morrow Web-
er, '44, as rushing chairman for next
year.

Clark McClellan And Orchestra
To Return For Annual Affair;
Bradbury Is Dance Chairman
Clark McClellan and his Rhythm
Club orchestra will do a return en-
gagement for the Lawyers' annualI
cnrini forml t1nhh bhld from 9 nm

Pe te m s d Njnten pledges were r e nitly in-
P tF mdJe r 1 tiated by Alpha Delta Phi, while
Acacia and Sigma Nu unnounCe the
initiations of ten and nine men re-
_ _____ ___ __ ___~____ spectively.
This is mostly the story of Blackfoot Ball, but it's also the story of an Those in Alph Delta Phi areAl-
orchestra. First of all, the ball was a great success which we would sa d Edwin Uhl, '43: Ralh Beuhler,
anyway, except this one really was a success, primarily because it was invi- Joseph Cox and Walter Spreen, all
tational and everyone walked around looking like a contortionist from pat- 44; William Bowen, Stratton Brown,
Peter Frantz, Donald Gerlinger, Don-
ting himself on the back for the cheap evening he was working in. .ld Laing, John Mummert, John 0'-
He could give the little woman a great big treat-a night with the Leary, Howard Orr, Earl Osborne,

Chi Omega Makes
Scholarship Award
A $50 scholarship has been award-
ed Mary Worsham, '45E. by the De-
troit alumnae of the Chi Omega sor-
ority in recognition of the outstand-
ing scholastic record she attained
last semester, Dean Ivan C. Crawford
of the College of Engineering re-
vealed yesterday.
Chi Omega has established schol-
arships to encourage wvomen to t raini
themselves for various kinds of vo-
cations, and this award was made in
recognition of fine work in a field
not often entered by women,
Miss Worsham is enrolled in the
chemical engineering department.
The Graduate Study Club will meet
at 4 p.m. tomorrow in the East Con-
ference Room of the Rackham Build-
ing.
Sanchez, '44; and Richard Nutt and
Robert Hebel, '45, were initiated into
Sigma Nu Sunday.

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sip g og U1al to u el Ira .11 . -
to midnight, Saturday in the Law-I smart set; he could wave his hand enthusiastically at people he knew or
didn't know, and in either case they would wave back, either because of
.yers' tlub Lounge. astigmatism or an induced condition which a free dance, for obvious eco-
The chairman of the dance com- nomic reasons, makes even more acute than usual. If he were really agile,
mittee is Marion Bradbury, '42L, with he could stuff his bulging boiled shirt front down into his trousers surrepti-
Dwight Hamborsky, '44L, handling tiously while she waved at her one friend and still keep his smooth air .of
the publicity, and Forest *Hainline, worldliness.
'43L, in charge of tickets. The motto r
for the affair, according to Bradbury, The Gay Ones . . .
is just to "lay your worries about the It was a gay, gay party indeed, and some of the gayer of the couples
draft and bar exams aside, put on included Liz Poling and Keith Watson, Lois Fromm and Hugh. Ayers, Mary
your white tie and tails." Margaret Reichle and James Roth, Phyl Sheehy and Russ Hadley, Ruth
McClellan and his band played for Wood and Jim Gormsen, Jane McLean and Bob
the Lawyers last November and were .Edison, Jeanette Hoffman and Bill Todd, Janet
so well liked that they will play again Veenboer and Bob Bartlow, Audrey McLaugh-
e l e v e nn bpi e c ed b a n d , S h irli eu d eyhe ri eua s
this year. An exponent of the solid lin and Dick Gauthier, Jean Mills and Win-
style, McClellan features with his ston H., Janet Taylor and Art Hawley, Seanna
eleven piece band, Shilie Sherie as - McCormick and Murph Swander and Jack
close harmonyfgroupywithinthe Grady and daughter.
band; Georgie Burch on the male We mentioned, however, that this was
vocals; and the McClellan Quintet, concerned, in a way with the orchestra as well
with the leader himself featured on as the dance. The League, it is advertised, is now featuring as its music-
the vibraharp. maker Gordon Hardy, and his was the orchestra for Blackfoot Ball. The
The drummer of the band is a for- funny part about the whole thing is that Hardy isn't being featured by the
mer University man and he will do League on its regular weekend dances-the phrase being "featured by the
a special number written for him by League implies that the League is taking a certain amount of interest in
McClellan called "Chicago Drive. this new band and is, as it were, sponsoring it. As our old friend Wode-
Known for his composing and ar- house would put it, this would seem like an extremely ripe and fruity ,idea.
ranging, McClellan will also play tw The League really needs a good band for its Friday and Saturday night
Groove" and "Parachute Jump," the clambakes, because it has a great deal of competition from an equally in-
latter tune emphasizing the military fluential campus organization-the Union-which sports, incidentally, not
theme, only influence or even points, if you will, but what seems to count a little
Chaperons for the dance will be more-a band that plays good dance music instead of sit-
Prof. and Mrs. Ernest Brater and Mr. ting on a stand and sucking on its teeth in cadence,
and Mrs. E. M. Hefferman. Lawyers Okay, everyone says, the League had hit the jackpot for
may secure' tickets f rom Hanmborsky,
Paul Bolger, '44L, John O'Hara, '42L. a change this time. Hardy might suck his teeth in his
John Yelvington, '44L, Hainline, Dean hours of relation, but lie isn't doing it up there. He luis
Beier, '42L, or Bradbury. a really solid band and a mob of sharp arrangements. / i

Edward Potter, George Spear, David
Strack, and David Upton, in the class
of '45.
New Acacia members are Robert
Heid. '43; Fred Bryan, Allan Greiger.
Elbert Kennedy, and Warren Shelly,
all '44; and ThomasaBuchanan,
James Churchill, Albert Eastman,
Arch Hall and John Wunch, in the
class of '45. Donald Cabril and
George Callens, '43; James Campbell,
William Kehoe, James Wilton, Henry

La Sociedad'1Hispanico presents
"LA INDEPTEDENCIA"'
A COMEDY IN FOUR ACTS
by Breton de los Herreros
Presented at Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre

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Tickets 55c
Tuesday, March 17

Phone 6300
Curtain 8:30

Committee Reveals
SeI lout Of Tickets
For Slide Rule Ball
"Sorry, but we warned you!"
That was all the Slide Rule Ball
committee members could say to
would-be ticket-buyers Sunday, for
in three days of intensive selling not
only were the 350 tickets originally
available sold out, but 25 extra "re-
serve" tickets were gone as well.
The sale, probably one of the most
successful yet recorded for a cam-
pus dance, started Thursday, when
in four hours the committee sold
nearly 250 tickets in the lobby of
the East Engineering Building.
In a similar period the next day the
number was jumped to 330, and the
remaining tickets were placed on
general sale at the Union desk.
"Since then I've had so many calls
from engineers wanting tickets that
I've had to take what few are left
off general sale," committee chair-
man Burr J. French, '42E, reported.
"We're completely sold out, and there
will be absolutely no more tickets
available."
French laid the phenomenal suc-
cess of the ticket sale to the fact
that trumpeter Bunny Berigan has
been named to appear on the band-
stand at the Ball, and also to the
fact that the Slide Rule Ball has
always been a popular dance in the
past.
Mu Phi Epsilon Has
Initiation For Five
Mu Phi Epsilon, women's honorary
music society, formally initiated five
Sunday, at the home of an alumna,
Mrs. Dana Seeley.
The new initiates are Mildred
Stern, '43SM, Frances Peterson, '42
SM, Jane Crecraft, '42SM, Betty Lou
James, '43SM, and Violet Oulbegian,
'43SM. After the initiation a sup-
per was held at the Union and was
followed by a musical program of
two piano numbers by Joan Stevens
and James Wolfe.

A BreakI For Hardy.
But Hardy, who has a good band, a good personality,
a good vocalist and probably more friends than anyone
else on campus, must take all the risk. He has no con-
tract, but pays the rental of the ballroom himself and
although this is beginning to sound sort of like an editor-
ial, the ultimate cause of the whole subject is selfishness.
We're just as sick as every other woman on this campus
of being told to support the League and plug the agri-
cultural shows which have been parading under the
names of musical organizations, there, and we'd like to
keep a band that we'd be glad to plug. Every girl on this campus is willing
to support the League, but it might not be a bad idea if the League would
support itself.
Volunteer Nurses' Aides Sought
ByOffice Of Civilian Defense
In cooperation with the Office ofsi
Civilian Defense, the Volunteer service annually and (6) that they
Nurses ' ie.Pr g a is e t un e will take 20 hours of First Aid train-
Nurses' Aide Program is gettig un- ing.
der way in its search for women with Work as assistants to nurses will
an aptitude for nursing and a desire include the making of beds, giving
to participate in civilian defense. baths, taking temperatures, pulses
The project, which is fairly new, is and respiration, aiding in the appli-
sponsored by the American National cation of casts and slings, and mak-
Red Cross and the United States ing patients generally comfortable.
Office of Civilian Defense because of This work will be done in hospital
the great need caused by the present wards, clinics, nursing agencies and
shortage of graduate nurses due to industrial and school health services.
their increased work in the armed
fortes, the growing industrial needs
of the country, and the rapid shift DON'T BE AN OSTRICH!
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Dr. and Mrs. Calvin O. Davis an-
nounced the engagement of their
daughter, Mary Helen, '41, to Dr.
John F. Holt, at a dinner given
March 7 in their home in Detroit.
The wedding will take place April 4
in the Detroit First Congregational
Church.
Miss Davis is a member of Gamma
Phi Beta sorority and has worked on
the Daily. Dr. Holt is an instructor
in the Department of Roentgenology
in the University Hospital.
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