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MARCH I 25, 1942

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No Questions Asked,' Senior Supper

Will Be Given

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Mass Meeting Junior Wornen
For Project To Turn Actors
To Be Today For Class Play
Freshman women who are at all. Annual Production To 8e Held
interested in possible work on this A
year's Freshman Project, to bo held in Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre;
Saturday, April 18, may attend the
mass meeting at 4 p.m. today in the Mary Elen Wheeler Directs
Kalamazoo Room of the League. rehears-
Pians for he vaious ommAfter weeks of incessant rhas
Plans for the various committees ing, loss of sleep and degeneration
will be announced by the central of academic aptitude, the women of
committee chairmen, and women will the junior class will be on the stage
be given an opportunity to sign up of Lydia Mendelssohn from 8:30 p.m.
for the work they wish to do. Eligi- to 10:30 p.m. today to present their
bility cards must be brought to the annual class production, "No Ques-
meeting to be shown when signing up tions Asked" to an audience of senior
for a committee, Obeline Elser pub- women.
licity chairman, announced. Hampered by difficulties presented
Women are especially urged to go with the 50 percent cut in the bud-
out for makeup work for the skits to get, Mary Lou Ewing, capable gen-
be given during intermission and eral chairman, and her 19 cohorts
artists are also needed for drawing worked laboriously over the figures
caricatures. Proceeds of the dance, in order to find a possible way to
which is an annual informal affair, put on JGP with the alloted amount
will go towards the completion of the of money.
Alice Lloyd Fellowship. Freshman It took much skimping and squeez-
dues, which are a dollar, will be col- ing to eke out the fundamental ne-
lected during the next month. cessities but it was done and today
Central committee chairmen for when the junior women open in "No
the project this year are Frances Questions Asked" they will show what
Thompson, general chairman; Miss can be done with a limited amount
Elser, publicity; Anna Louise Stan- of money and an unlimited amount
ton, patrons; Barbara Heym, decor- of spirit and drive.
ations; Mary Jane Trainer, costumes; Other Classmen Help
Glenn McDaniel, music; Charlotte Inexhaustable cooperation came
Haas, programs; Shelby Dietrich, from numerous outside forces-Jack
tickets; Virginia Chandler, finance; Bender and Ted Balgooyen behind the
Jean Loree, recorder, and Leatrice scenes, Mrs. Howard Bauman in the
Keller, dance chairman. sewing room, Al Burt and Al Water-
"There is a great deal of talent in stone on the musical score, while
the freshman class, and we hope that Miss Ethel McCormick and Barbara
all interested women will turn out," MacIntyre were always on hand.
said Miss Thompson, general chair- "No Questions Asked" was written
man. b Ka v Rut Pmdr '42 and Allan Axel-

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Senior Women
To Hold Yearly
Event At 6:30
Patriotic Theme Will Include
Civilian Defense Seal In Blue;
1941 JGP Will Be Revived
With the, slogan of " '42 has lots to
do" senior women will gather at 6:30
p.m. today in the League Ballroom,
clothed for the first time in caps and
gowns, for their traditional Senior
Supper, held before the opening per-
formance of "No Questions Asked."
A civilian defense seal of blue en-
compassing a white triangle with a
red " '42" will hang from the balcony
opposite the head table, while red,
white and blue programs will be
standing on the tables as the senior
women enter. A civilian defense
worker on a red place card will desig-
nate the place each member of lastI
year's JGP cast and the patronesses

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Sale Continues!
For Installation.
Dinner Tickets
Representatives Are Requested
To Make Purchases En Bloc
For Each House, Dormitory
Tickets for Installation Banquet
which will be held at 6 p.m. Monday
in the ballroom and the Grand Rap-
ids Room of the League will continue
to be on sale from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
today and tomorrow in the League'
Lobby, Donelda Schaible, '42, ticket
chairman, has announced.
Miss Schaible requests that a repre-
sentative from each dormitory and
sorority house purchase tickets for
the entire membership of her house,
so that seating at the banquet may
be arranged by groups. All others
may buy their tickets separately at
-the same time and place.
Theme Announced
Installation Banquet, the annual
dinner at which new appointments
are announced, and next year's
BWOC's officially installed, will have
a department store as a banquet3
theme around which programs and
decorations will center, Virginia Ap-
pleton and Dorothy Merki, co-chair-
men of decorations, have announced.
This theme will be carried out in
naming the new League heads and
in "departmentalizing" the house
groups to be seated in the banquet
rooms.
Serving as general chairman of the
banquet will be Margaret Sanford,
'42, the out-going president of the
League Council, who will be aided by
the new president (who will be an-
nounced beforehand) as well as by
the other members of this year's
League Council.
Officers To Be Installed
League officers, the Judiciary Com-
mittee, heads of the various League
committees represented on the Coun-
cil, Panhellenic, WAA, and Assembly
Board officers will all be announced
and installed at the banquet. Also
the three winners of Ethel A. Mc-
Cormick scholarships, as well as those
selected to be freshman and transfer
orientation advisers will be named.
All announcement of new officers
will be a surprise at the banquet with
the exception of the new League
president and the chairman of Judi-
ciary Council.

U ry y wu yl , c , IXi
rod, '43, inseparable exponents of
the comic spirit, adapted to stage
and directed by Mary Ellen Wheeler.
Dance routines, from the graceful
ballet to the clumsy cowboys were
worked out by Co-Chairmen Jean
Ranahan and Lorraine Dalzen, while
Barbara de Fries and Connie Gil-
bertson were responsible for the mus-
ical end of the production.
"Why," with music by Al Water-
stone and lyrics by Irl Brent and
Jack Reed, "'Til Day Is Night" by
Clarence Klopsic and the "Cowboy
Round-Up" by Al Waterstone are
among the several musical numbers
included in this year's JGP.
America First
'No Questions Asked" runs along
musical comedy lines with half the
scenes composed of just music and
dancing. The dialogue scenes are
short and snappy and occur inter-
mittently throughout the play.
As for the plot of the play-it
seems that the one Mrs. Roosevelt
(Mary Lou Curran) loses a merit
badge, the most cherished of her oh
so numerous badges and naturally
because she is so frantic, Frankie
coolly controls the situation by com-
missioning two Daily reporters (Mary,
Lucille Katz; Ann, Frances Hall) to
track it down.
By the time they finally find it,
their tracks have led through New
York, the South, a western dude
ranch, Hollywood, Sun Valley and
the good old University of Michigan
campus. What occurs in the vari-
ous parts of the United States wili
be portrayed by a cast of 150 junior
women.
'Tickets (oilg Fast
More than half the tickets for the
public performance Friday have al-
ready been sold, Marjorie Green, tick-
et chairman, has announced. The re-
maining tickets will be on sale from
10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today through
Friday at the box office of the Lydia
Mendelssohn Theatre.
Inasmuch as "No Questions Asked"
will begin at 8:30 p.m. and last until
10:30 p.m., there will be an oppor-
tinity to get in some dancing aftei-
te play. Providling for such con-
tingencies, the League Ballroom will
be open for the usual Friday night
d;ricing.
Gordon Hardy and his orchestra
will play for dancing, featuring sev-

are to take.
Memories To Be Revived,
Memories of "Jumpin' Jupiter" will
be revived as the group rehearses the
songs from its own JGP during din-,
ner. Under the directorship of Helen
Rhodes, song chairman for the ban-
quet, the women will also learn the
song they will sing before the curtain
6 goes up on the 1942 JGP.
Added to the usual revelation of
the pinned, engaged and married
4N: women, by means of the straight pin,
lemon and candle, this year's feast
will present something (that some-
Here is something designed just thing still remaining a secret) to the
for a college woman. This suit has unpinned, unengaged and unmarried1
the traditional cardigan jacket that women. All women falling into the
we all love. Even the pleated skirt latter classification must bring a
is a popular campus design. An- penny to the dinner, Marny Gardner,
other interesting feature of this chairman of the banquet, said.
outfit is the fact that it is slender- Nurses In Front
izing in its lines. To us who aren't Because they are the front line in
imitations of rails this should come the present-day emergency, the sen-
as welcome news. But what makes ior nurses will occupy the front rows
the suit really outstanding are the in the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre,
checks. for the performance of JGP, forming
Ia white block against the academic
!background of the black caps and
Drury, Biggers Wed gowns.
Patronesses for the dinner are Mrs.
In Ann Arbor Church Alexander G. Ruthven, Dean Alice
Lloyd, Dean Jeanette Perry, Dean
Virginia Drury, '42A, daughter of Byrl Bacher and Dr. Margaret Bell.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter R. Drury, and The list continues with Mrs. Walter
Ensign William D. Biggers, II, of B. Rea, Mrs. Frederick Jordan, Miss
Pensacola, Fla., son of Mr. and Mrs. Rhoda Reddig, Miss Ruth Goodlan-
Robert L. Biggers of Birmingham, der, Miss Ethel McCormick and Mrs.
were married at 730 p.m. Monday Beacd Conger. They will be escorted
in the First Methlodist Church of in to dinner by members of the cen-.
Ann Arbor. Dr. Charles W. Bra- tral committee of last year's JGP.
shares officiaited.Committee Named
The bride is a graduate of Steph- Committee for Senior Supper in-
ens College at Columbia, Mo., where eludes Miss Gardner, chairman; Pa-
she was a pupil of Adolph Dehn, tricia Cleary, caps and gowns; Doris
noted artist. She is a member of Allen, decorations; Anna Jean Wil-
Delta Gamma and Mortarboard. liams, programs; Miss Rhodes, songs;
Ensign Biggers. who is a member Jean Hubbard and Frances Aaron-
of Chi Psi fraternity, was a senior son, tickets; Audrey Sorenson, pa-
in naval architecture in the College trons; Alyira Sata, entertainment,
of Engineering when he entered the and Betty Fariss and Grace Miller,
United States Naval Air Service last publicity.
year. He received his commission in No woman will be allowed to attend
November and is an instructor at the the dinner unless she is dressed in
United States Naval Air Station in cap and gown, Miss Gardner an-
Pensacola. nounced.

By JANET VEENBOER
If the army is looking for real ability to bring up the average in con-a
pany target practices, they will soon be turning to the coeds of the countryE
for draft material. Every week women from nine of the country's leading3
universities take part in a telegraphic riflery meet, each school sending thev
results of its shooting to every other school in the match. Wheaton College,
University of Illinois, University of Alabama, University of Nebraska, Uni-
versity of Kent, Gettysburg College, Pennsylvania College for Women, andI
Ohio State University represent the different parts of the United Statest
which are competing with the sharpshooters of this University.
And when we say sharpshooters we mean it, for the home team really
ran off with the honors this week when they won 496 out of a possible 500s
points. Cheryl Davidson and Melvina Eberle shared top place' with 100t
points each, while Florence Light and Dorothy Grindotti tied for a close;
seco'nd place with 99 points each. Emmeline Wallace kept up the high
standards of the team with a score of 98.
This shooting is the best that has been done by women in the University
this year, and beats scores of all but two of the schools competing in the
weekly meets. With only one more match to be played, members of the Rifle
Club are out to do their best work of the year, for it won't be long before the
best members of the team will be honored with special certificates.
And riflery wasn't the only sport that saw some accurate shooting this
week. Arlene Ross and herteam from Club Basketball confidently chal-
lenged the faculty of the Women's Department of Physical Education to a
game after having won every match they played this year. The faculty got'
their heads together and decided that a practice session would do no harm
when they were up against the student champions, but came the day sched-
uled for the match and the practice was yet to be. To climax the story, the'
faculty, with a team that had never played together before, decisively de-
feated the Ross champs with a score of 22-13!
Two .new members on the winning team proved to be valuable additions:
Miss Ruth Johnson made all but four of the points and Miss Jesselene
Thomas used her height to her team's advantage when she played as center
guard. The faculty team has since been challenged by other ambitious mem-
bers of Club Basketball, but as has been a tradition for several years, they
refuse to play more than one game each season.
With spring officially ushered in last Saturday in the midst of cold
blasts of March winds, the Pitch and Putt Club has scheduled their last
indoor meeting for 4:30 p.m. today in the Women's Athletic Building. With
hopes ford permanent warm weather definitely on its way, members expect
to practice outside and to play the golf courses as soon as they open.
Under the new leadership of Dorothy Lundstrom the Outing Club is
beginning the season with zealous plans for the future. Saturday morning
at 8 a.m. the group will greet the rising sun and will bicycle 22 miles to
Pinckney to start work on a new Youth Hostel. Working in an old barn
they will clean the building, build bunks, make tables, construct an outdoor
fireplace, and in general prepare the place for the hostelers who will occupy
it in the near future.
As definite proof that golf, tennis and softball will soon hold the spot-
light, the new sport managers for the spring season are getting plans to-
gether to be presented to all house managers, at a meeting next Tuesday,
Materials with entry blanks for the tournaments will be sent to the mana-
gers before the meeting is held.
The second round of the ping-pong tournaments, as posted in Barbour
Gymnasium, should be played off by Saturday, March 28. ,

Military Forces
Are Entertained
By ISO Clubs
To be sure you've heard about USO
(United Service Organizations) clubs
and units, in fact you've probably
even contributed to them, but have
you ever stopped to consider just
what these organizations have really
accomplished?
In the nine months since the
American people were first asked to
cooperate in this nationwide project
of establishing USO service centers,
over 500 USO clubs and units, lo-
cated in 257 cities and towns, in 43
state have been organized. An addi-
tional 16 clubs have been formed out-
side the continental United States.
Service centers include 247 clubs
and 163 smaller units which have
been opened in rented quarters. In
addition, 160 clubs have been founded
in buildings erected by the govern-
ment and turned over to the USO and
57 more are to be opened within the
next two months. Already the month-
ly attendance f-igures have exceeded
1,000,000!
USO clubs, although primarily re-
stricted to men in uniform, at the re-
quest of the federal government, have
alloted 5.4 per cent of the budgets toy
the entertaining of war industries
workers. The clubs have recently es-
tablished 48 information booths and%
lounges at railroad and bus stations
for the convenience of troops-in-
transit. Almost 200 USO citizens'
councils are now functioning
throughout the nation.
Reading and writing rooms-thor-
oughly equipped, games, music, show-
ers, refreshment bars and lounges are
only a part of the facilities offered
by the USO clubs. Auditoriums for-
dancing, stage performances and,
other activities have been construc-
ted for the men in uniform. Here
also the military forces are enter-
tained by professional entertainers'
brought by the USO-Camp Shows,
Inc. units. "Home grown talent"
shows such as "The Falcons Present"
produced by the 39th Infantry at'
Fort Bragg are also presented on
USO stages.
USO clubs and units held "open
house" recently which was intended
to acquaint the public with the fa-
cilities and activities offered the men
in service. At that time ten new
specially designed recreational build-
ings were dedicated. High military
officials participated in radio broad-°
casts which were conducted both lo.h
cally and over a coast-to-coast hook-
up, explaining USO projects and
services.

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Petitioning Will End
Today For League
House Council Posts
Petitioning for League House
Council executive positions will end
today, and interviewing for the work
will foll( w at the end of the week,
with announcement of the new offi-
cers at the annual Installation Ban-
quet, to be held March 30.
Positions open are president, vice-
president, and secretary-treasurer.
The duties of the president and sec-
retary-treasurer include positions on
the Assembly Board, which is made

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SHIRTS, 1.00 and up

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