___ __ ___ __ ___ __ ___ __ ___ __ - T~I M CiII GA N IDAILY
Band Will Play
Decorations At Annual Dance
Sponsored By Technic Staff
To Be Engineering In Defense'
Engineers and the few "lit" stu-
dents who were lucky enough to get
tickets will step off to four hours of
dancing pleasure at 9 p.m. Loday in
the Union Ballroom when .the 1942
version of the annual Slide Rull Ball
slips from the future into the pres-
ent, and finally into the past. ,
Bunny Berigan, his trumpet and
his orchestra, will supply the music,
and more than 375 couples will sup-
ply the air of gaiety, for Ball tickets
have been sold out completely for al-
most two weeks.
Burr French Is Chairman
Chairman of the Ball this year will
be Burr J. French, '42E, editor-in-
chief of The Michigan Technic, who
will have as his date Virginia Lee
Sigsbee, of West Branch. The dance
is annually sponsored by the staff of
Decorations this year will be cen-
tered around an "Engineering in De-
fense" theme, paying tribute to the
work of the engineer both in indus-
try and in the armed forces.
Defense To Be Theme l
A huge replica of a magazine cover
will stand at one end of the ball-
room, its cover divided diagonally to
portray both aspects of the engi-
neers' defense contributions. Panels
on the Ballroom walls will recognize
the industrial phase on one side and
the service phase on the other, dec-
orations chairman Robert C. Keetch,
'42E, has announced.
To Lead Sli
de Rule Ball Public To See
Annual All-Junior Play Begins
One Night Stand At 8:30 P.M.;
Cast Of 150 Will Participate
After being sneak-previewed by the
women who attended Senior Supper
Wednesday night, the women of the
junior class will pres'nt the one and
only public performance of "No
Questions Asked" at 8:30 p.m. today
in the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
of the League.
If there are any leads at all, they
would be that of Eleanor to be played
by Mary Lou Curran and those of
Mary and Anne to be played by Lu-
cille Katz and Frances Hall, respec-
Joy Wright Is Franklin
i Joy Wright will take the part of,
Franklin and the "Wenches of thej
. Wildwood" group will be made up
ofSue Cone, Betty Rinehart, Ger-
trude Inwood, Caroline Wensink,
Janet Crone and Mary Lou Meeker.
Leader of the Wenches will be Mary
'IRGINIA LEE SIGSBEE Also in the first scene will be Ginny
Morse and Elizabeth Buesser as the
two photographers and Peggy Evans
list will be headed by Gov. and Mrs. as the secretary.
Murray D. VanWagoner and Presi- Radio Parts Cast
dent and Mrs. Alexander G. Ruth- .
Gordon Hardy 'Rec-Rally' To S
T o Play Today A talk on good grooming to be given
JGP Auidence To Be Admitted by Miss Ethel McCormick, social di-
rector of the League, and skits dem-
At Half-Price To League Dance onstrating the "Do's and Don'ts of v
Dress" will comprise the second eve- t
In contrast to the tails and formals b
of Slide Rule, Gordon Hardy and his ning's activities of the WAA "Rec-
orchestra will play for a "sweater Rally.
dance" from 9 p.m. to midnight today- Following the Tuesday evening p
tdysession of drill of the Michigan Daily t
in the League Ballroom, allowing Dozen exercises, a posture contest c
JGP supporters to enter after the and clinic, the women will be "in
play for exactly half the usual week- shape" to hear the speech on better
end dance price. ?grooming at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in i
JGP's production will begin at 8:30 the Sarah Caswell Theatre of Bar- t
hbour Gymnasium. "Hair, nails, -
P.m. in the Lydia Mendelssohn The- makeup and diet will be the fourr
atre and will be over at approximate-
ly 10:30 p.m. Anyone attending the main topics to be discussed," said
performance may then present his Miss McCormick.
theatre ticket stub at the main desk Following the talk, the "Do's and
of the League and receive a dance Don'ts of Dress" for sportswear,
ticket for only half the original price. rushing functions, campus wear, and
Anything Goes! dating dresses will be portrayed in
Anything from sweaters, skirts and various skits. Each dormitory, soror-
saddel shoes, to regular date clothes ity and league house having been as-
will do for the evening, which will signed one particular activity to dem-
be in direct opposition to the elabor- onstrate, will present its ideas for
ate formality of Slide Rule Ball to be good grooming. At least two girls
held today in the Union. Members from each residence house is to take
of the JGP cast itself plan to cele- part in the skit. Dress for golf,
brate by attending' this special dane1 archery, basketball, tennis riding and
BURR J. FRENCH and V
one of the greatest trumpet players
in the world, is known as "The Mira-
cle Man of Music," and can dish it
out hot or sweet with equal finesse.
Berigan Plays Jazz
Indicative of his personality are
his ambitions: first, to rip out on
some hot jazz in the middle of De-
bussy's "Afternoon of a Faun,"
played by the New York Philhar-
monic Symphony under Toscanini;
and second, to swing out on Taps and
Reveille at the U. S. Military Acad-
emy at West Point.
A tnot f 3R R atrons have hen
Plans for the Ball this year were
laid by committeemen John S. Burn-
ham, '42E, Robert L. Imboden, '42E,
Robert S. Sibley, '42E. Ted Kennedy,
'42E, Robert I. Summerhays, '42E,
William W. Hutcherson, '43E, C.
Freeman Alexander, '43E, F. Carter
Taylor, '43E, French and Keetch.
Traditionally rivaled by the law
students' annual Crease Ball, for-
merly hpr tin the n niht tho
f artLS in the New Yo rUK I adtio sta-
tion scene will be played by Dotty
Wineland and Gail Parsons as the
announcers and Dorothy Mayer, as
In the Sun Valley Scene, Serena
will be Laura Baird, Ellen will be
Sally Levy, Susie will be Janet Stick-
ney, Brenda will be Leanor Gross-
man, Mrs. Van Zee will be Maida
Steinberg, and Reggie will be played
by Elizabeth Mahlman.
and they're liable to come in almost
any kind of garb.
The main idea of the dance is to
provide an opportunity to dance for
those who do not come under the
rank of engineer, or who simply do
not care to go to a formal affair to-
Hardy, who has been cooperating
with JGP for the last tedious weeks
of production by wirting songs and
helping with rehearsals, will put the
final touch on his cooperation by al-
lowing the JGP audience to enter at
"Miss Michigan of Song," otherwise
known as Joan Reutter, is the regu-
larly featured vocalist with the or-
chestra. Hardy will play several of
his own arrangements of JGP tunes
and the chorus, if physically able,
will probably' also be featured.
Outing Club me
to Pinckney tomor
ly announced s
building a hos
changed. The gr
a hike for tomorro
the hike should b
Ly many to vuvi nvebe tinynw nm ,Cin lnL n
p by mnansye to bet Jeannette Is Orson
extended invitations to attend the Slide Rule Ball this year will be In Hollywood, Orson Welles will be
annual engineering dance, and the without competition, portrayed by Jeannet Halper, while
S CHANGED the two secretaries, Miss Boone and
mbers will not go Sigma Chi Announces New Initiates Miss Smith, will be played by Mar-
rrow as previous- . _ ___ allyn MacRitchie and Mary Pfender
ince plans for respectively.
tel have been The Sigma Chi fraternity an- '44E, Ralph Jepsen, '45, Dave Mat- Back to a university campus, we
oup has planned nounces the initiation of Tom Twit- thews, '43Ed, George Collins, '45E. I have Olga Gruhzit and Olive Beebe
ow if the weather chell, '45, George Gardner, '45, Tom Ace Cory, '45, Kirke McKinney, '45, as sorority girls, Ginny Morris and
wishing to go on Schoepfle, '45, Pat Wantz, '45, John George Morley, '45, Douglas Fergu- Elizabeth Buesser as athletes, Bar-
e at the W.A.B. Lougheed, '4, Dean Mns son, '45E, Richard Johnston, '44, Bill bara Alcorn and Bette Lou Duvall as
Courtright, '44E, and Edward Perry, the faculty, and Sue Kahn and Sally
Clayton Foor, '44, Jim Pettapiece, '45E. Walsh as the conspiratgrs.
Other Names Announced
~~__--_ - - Others in this scene are Mary Piilo
as a boy, and Peggy Evans as a girl,
--and Dorothy Csmmnings and Dena
Stover as the freshmen.
The opening chor~us for "No Ques-
LionsAsked" will be composed of Har-
riet Pratt, Vivian Anspach, Dena
GO t IdStover, Mary Sellon, Mary Piil, Dor-
othy Cummings, Betty Erdmann,
Margaret Gardner, Olga Gruhzit and
Vocal Parts Given
Solo vocal parts will be done by
Marian Brown, plantation scene;
Irene Mendelsohn., radio scene; Mol-
ly Carney, Mexican solo and Polly
(ti Drake, waltz ballet. The trio will be
made up of Roberta Holland, Ruth
1 LSelby and Shirley Altfield. The Sun
0t0/fpsValley trio of debutantes is made up
of Leanor Grossman, Midge David-
son and Shirley Altfield.
Vocalists comprising the three har-
mony backgrounds to solo singing
are Frances Capps, Midge Davidson,
THE Leanor Grossman, Josephine Jack-
son, Betty Lou James, Mary Lou
-P E RMA-LIF T Knapp, Florence McCracken, Florine
Robinson, Irene Mariett Rolleston,
BRASSIERES Ruth Schwab, Lynette Spath, Ruth
iI rSelby, Helen Walsh and Jean Zem-
$,00 $ /5 Solo Dancers Named
BY-fSolodancing will be done by Lor-
raine Dalzen and Dorothy Wineland,
colored dancers, and Jeanne Mack-
Ilem and Joan Genung, who will do
n. tanprn nulmber nd i iain Ahl-
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