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Today

Annual Dance
Has Prevailing
Easter Spirit
Women To Receive Chocolate
Eggs; Ballroom Decorations
To Provide Spring Atmosphere
Everyone left in town over this
gay, festive week-end will not only
have something to do but plenty to
do by going to the Bunny Hop to be
held from 9 p.m. to midnight today
in the Union Ballroom.
This Hop is one of those very an-
nual affairs so popular with the
Union, but will be like a regular
week-end dance as far as ticket price
is concerned. The purpose of the
dance is to give those left behind a
taste of genuine Easter eggs, bun-
nies, grass, and Easter spirit in gen-
eral.
Easter Bunnies Decorate
Decorations will consist of four
large Easter bunnies silhouetted
against the main wall pillars of the
ballroom. Added effect will be ob-
tained through the use of blue, yel-
low, purple and white crepe paper
streamers.
Climax of the evening (though
it'll probably take all evening for the
climax) will be chocolate eggs given
free of charge to each woman at-
tending. Each egg will have the in-
dividual's name written on in sucrose.
The eggs will be inscribed at a spe-
cial, decorated booth at the south
end of the ballroom.
Grass On Bandstand
Bill Sawyer and his "wabbits" will
furnish the music on a bandstand
covered with grass and four-leaf
clovers. Sawyer has promised a
super-special dolled-up arrangement
of the "Easter Parade"-quote Saw-
yer "I promise" unquote. Gwen Coo-
per will be attired in her best Easter
bonnet and Bunny Burt in his new
riding boots. Sawyer said that. at
this timethe will reveal his new style
of "sweet rhythm."
Needless to say, the advance sale
of tickets to the Hop has been unusu-
ally heavy-due to the free Easter
eggs, no doubt-and there is a lim-
ited number of tickets left.
The ten lucky men who won the
Easter-egg hunt early in the week
will be special guests of the Union
and will be illuminated by a brief
splash of the spotlight sometime dur-
ing the evening.
Cool Fabrics Soon
To Lead In Fashion
Since the Ides of March have come
and gone, it is time for coeds to con-
sider cool apparel for the University
fashion parade. Seersucker is an
important utility fabric for summer.
More sheer than formerly and quite
capable of being made into tailored
dresses, it saves ironing, leaving more
time and keeping you cool for that
vital war work.
Quaint, shiny chintz, soft rayons,
and bold plaid ginghams add to the
assortment. Linen, since it has be-
come wrinkle resistant through a
process called tebilizing, is another
worthy fabric. Sheer chiffons and
organdies lead for dress-up occasions.
Outing Club Will Meet
The Graduate Outing Club will
hike tomorrow if the weather per-
mits. A short trip down the river
with supper ,in the open, or in the
clubroom, will comprise the hike.
Members and visitors meet at the1
northwest door of Rackham at 2:30

p.m.
DAILY OFFICIALj
BULLETIN
(Continued from Page 4)
be Wednesday at 8:00 p.m. The pub-
lic is cordially invited to all services.
First Baptist Church: 10:15 a.m.
Undergraduate class with Rev. C. H.
Loucks in the Guild House, 502 E.
Huron St. Graduate Class with Pro-
fessor Charles Brassfield in the
church.
11:00 a.m. "The Emmaus Road,"
sermon.
8:00 p.m. An Easter Play, "The
Half of My Goods," will be given in
the church by members of the Guild.
Zion Lutheran Church: Easter
services, Children's service at9:00
a.m. Church Worship Services at
10:30 a.m. with sermon by Rev. E.
C. Stellhorn on "Jesus, Our Hope
of Life."

Styles New Music

Russian War Relief Victory Dance To Be Today AtLeague

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The gentleman pictured above is
none other than Bill (Wilbur)
Sawyer, leader, originator and de-
signer of the well-known Union
orohestra. If observed carefully,
it may be seen that this is a very
new picture of him especially de-
signed to take the place of the one
with which Daily readers have be-
come so familiar.
NortonCreates
Sound Effects
At Morris Hall
By BERYL SHOENFIELD
Frcm the old blue cabinet in stu-
dio "C," Morris Hall, David Norton,
radio technician and sound effects?
man, lifted with gentle hands his
"Voices of Things."
"Cow," he said tersely. turning a
little box upside down and waiting
for the -pensive moo.r
Equines offered more possibilities.
Slapping a plumber's helper or coco-
nut on a board or thumping one's
chest simulates the sound of hooves
pounding on the sod, Norton said.
"Soldiers marching. We bring these
wooden cylinders down rhythmically.
Listen: Left face, company march!"
And the cylinders were off with Fort

Benefit Dance
Will Feature
Harberd Band
Floor Show Entertains With
Folk Dances, Russian Songs,
Skit; To Present RWR Bazaar
With the presentation of the col-
orful Victory dance at 9 p.m. today
in the Hussey Room of the League
and the Russian charity bazaar held
from 2 p.m. to midnight in the Kal-
amazoo Room of the same building,'
the local Russian War Relief organi-
zation will go all-out tonight in an
effort to reach its quota.
Proceeds from the dance, sponsored
by the student RWR unit, under the
chairmanship of Harry Stutz, Grad.,
will be added to the $1050 collected
to date toward its $2000 goal.
Ularberd To Play
Offered as inducements o the Vic-
tory dance will be a hosdof enter-
tainers, foremost among them John-
ny Harberd and his popular Negro
swing band who will "give out" for
the cause.
A three-star floor show will feature
the Mexican, 'Danish and Ukranian
folk dances of Ruth and Edwin
Hughes; songs of the Red Army, sung
by students of Mrs. Lila Pargment,
: of the Russein language department;
and a dramatization, "The Story of
Dnieprostroi," by Marvin Levey, '42,
and Margaret Cotton, '42.
To Present Skit
With music by Shostakovitch and
enacted against a backdrop painted
by Dorothy Baun, the moving tale of
Russian scorched earth principles will
be revealed in "Dnieprostroi." The
role taken by Levey in this skit, writ-
ten in October for RWR's successful
"Pageant of Nations" at Madison
Square Garden, was played last Sat-
urday by Tyrone Power in Detroit's

Armenian Student Describes
Turk Persecution In Near East
By ALICE FRETZ
Alice Jernazian, Grad., who is now supi ort as best she could by doing
studying philology in the English de- handiwork.
.oAfter a year and a half of this, Mr.
partment, can tell of a family back Jernazian sent a message by an
ground of persecution that went on Arabian officer for the family to flee
before Hitler and his cohorts were to Syria, and he joined them a -little
out of long dresses. later after an exciting escape across
She was born at the end of the the border, riding bareback on an
World War in Ourfa, which is in Arabian horse.
Turkish Armenia near the Syrian Miss Jernazian says her only mem-
border, but her story really starts in ories of Armenia are the sight from
1914 when her grandmother and a balcony of crowds of Turkish sol-
mother were told, along with about diers with red, fetes and slippers sur-
3,000 others, to leave their homes andrding crpsesanipers sur-g
start alkingrounding corpses which were being
start walking, carried through the streets. She also
Survive Trials remembers the Armenian candy
They were among the 300 who sur- which is like colored loaf sugar, Of
vived the attacks of the Turks, and Syria the memories are much pleas-
hunger and exposure until a German anter, for the family lived in the
mission 'was reached. During this same house with a kindly Arabian
same time her aunt and her aunt's priest and his sister. She learned
children were locked in their burning Arabic from them, but says the only
home, where they perished, and an- word she can remember now is "ya-
other small cousin was thrown into a habibi" which means "sweetheart.,
well along with some kerosene andC
a lighted torch. Coe To America
a ligted trch.The Jernazian family came to
Her father had been the only sur- America when Alice was only four
vivor of afamily of six children, years old. Mr. Jernazian has a par-
had been brought up in an American ish in Boston, where by coincidence
orphanage and attended the Ameri- his old college president is working
can college of St. Paul's in Tarsus. in the Congregational Home Mission.
He had intended to become an engi- Miss Jernazian has met some of the
neer, but Armenia's need of minis- actual characters of the book, "Forty
ters caused him to become a Congre- Days of Musa Dagh," who migrated
gational minister instead. to Troy, N. Y. the same time.
Decides To Marry Miss Jernazian says you can tell
In order to accomplish more work an Armenian by the "ian" on the end
for needy Armenia, he had also de- of his name, and she is justly proud
cided not to marry, but after a severe that Saroyan the author, Rouben
illness during which only an old Mamoulian, the Hollywood director,
friend was near to take care of him, and Armand Tokatian, of the Met-
he decided he needed a wife to weep ropolitan Opera Company are among
for him when he died and a son to those who are showing what Arme-
carry on the work he had started. nians con do when there isn't anyone
It was in this susceptible mood around to start a massacre.
that he came to the German mission
and met the blonde, blue-eyed woman Architecture Exhibit
who became his wife afterwards. To-
gether they went to Ourfa to set up I Is Held In Rackham
an orphanage which during the Turk-
ish seige sheltered almost 3,000 peo- This week in the Rackham Gal-
ple. And it was also in Ourfa two leries the Ann Arbor Art Association
years later that their first daughter, in collaboration with the College of
Alice, was born. Architecture and Design is holding
Ungrateful Court an educational exhibition of archi-
When Alice was still very small, tecture. The exhibition is intended
the Reverend Jernazian was sent to to appeal to those interested in art
the Turkish court as interpreter, but and to give the layman a better
was thrown into prison after his job understanding of the meaning of
was finished because he knew too architecture. It also demonstrates
much. This left his wife with Alice, i modern ways of displaying material
and, six months later, a new baby to 'for visual education.

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Women Open
Golf Tourney
Lowest Scorers On April 27
Will Become Team Members
The spring golf tournament opens
today and any woman golfer on cam-
pus is eligible to enter. Women par-
ticipating in this tournament must
play 18 holes of golf on the Univer-
sity Golf Course and must turn their
scored in before April 27 to Mrs.
Stewart Hanley. at the WAB
Members of the women's golf team
need not turn in new scores unless
they wish to improve the ones they
made last fall. Those turning in
the eight lowest scores will become
members of the women's golf team,
and will be privileged to play at the
University Golf Course free until the
tournament next fall.
So much emphasis has been placed
on physical fitness for defense that
golf should be kept in mind as an
easy way toward good health. "Wom-
en have been fairly punishing them-
selves with the Danish drills recent-
ly," said Barbara Wallace, '45, presi-
dent of the Pitch and Putt Club, ais
she suggested that women come out
to the golf links and build up their
endurance the easy way.
Besides free play at the University.
course, there will be many activities
planned for the winners of the tour-
nament.
The Northern Oratorical League
Contest will be held at 4 p.m. on
Tuesday, in Room 4203 Angell Hall.
The public is invited to attend.

Advance Sale
Of Military Ball
Tickets To End
The announcement that ROTC
checks would be paid Wednesday
spurred the Military Ball ticket sale
yesterday, as advanced corps cadets
hastened to sign up for tickets while
basics continued to eat into the sup-
ply made available to them.
Tickets now in the hands of Ball
committee members, originally given
out for advanced corps sale, will be
called in Monday, Lieut. L. W. Peter-
son of the military science depart-
ment announced, and any advanced
corps students who have not yet
arranged for a ticket are advised to
sign up for one before that time.
Ball tickets will be available today
at ROTC headquarters or from Lieu-
tenant Peterson, while they may be
obtained until 5 p.m. Monday from
Lindley Dean, LitSpec, Dean Thomas,
'42, William Strickland, '42E, Ivan
Schaffer, '42E, Ray Gauthier, '42E,
John Scheibe, '42M, Phil Levy, '43,
Bob Ehrlich, '43E, Charles Thatcher,
'43E, Robert Snow, '42E, or Francis
Anderson, '43M.
Additional impetus will soon be
placed behind the ticket sale, Lieu-
tenant Peterson hinted, as negotia-
tions for a band have been all but
completed.
Members of the Frosh Project
Decorations Committee will meet in
the League on Monday, April 6, any
time between 2:00 and 5:30 prepared
to work.

Custer precision under Norton's mili- "United Nations Victory Rally."
tary manipulating. You could hear Across the hall Russian linens, cut
the heels kicking up the dust in uni- glass, embroidery, heirlooms and
son. foods will be on sale in the bazaar,
Varied Weather promoted by the Ann Arbor RWR

Weather, always a popular subject,I
fforded Norton wide interpretation.
BB shot rolled around in a half
blown-up balloon and a special cli-
.natic screen portrayed thunder. Can-
vas rubbing against a wheel rotating
it different rates can produce winds
ranging from an east wind to ar
tornado, Rain is poured from a wa-
tering can. Only the reproduction of
unshine has Norton stymied.
"Squishing" cornstarch represented
"man walking through the snow,"
while a roller skate mounted on a
piece of wood meant "garage door
sliding open." Blowing into hollow
boxes created filtered telephone voi-
ces and fog horns.
Creates Fire
Stepping up to the mike, Norton
created a forest fire, complete with
cracking branches and falling tim-
ber, by crackling cellophone and
splintering a strawberry box in his
hand. "In fact," Norton claims,
more strawberry boxes are used in
radio than in the berry business."
Then, while ringing door bells, tel-
ephones, buzzers and auto horns,
Norton was interrupted by a tousled
student who shouted breathlessly,
"Record a cock crowing, a blow torch
in action, factory din and a saw saw-
ing. Quick!''
This was a comparatively easy as-
signment for Norton who is much
more concerned with the production
of next week's startling broadcast
sound: the suggestion of Rudy the
Rat mixing cement with his tail.
Career-minded senior women of
1942 will be taking over the men's
jobs. Because of the war new fields
are opening for women every day.
Banking, engineering, accounting,
and advertising are only a few of
the opportunities on new fronts. I

division, and will be managed by
Mrs. George Rainich and Mrs. Parg-
ment. A similar project undertaken
in the fall netted $300 and proceeds
were utilized, as they will be this
time, to buy knitting materials. So
far, 300 knitted articles have been
sent to the Soviet.
Tickets for the informal Victory
dance may be purchased at the
League desk.

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Mr. and Mrs. Roland M. Krise of
Ann Arbor have announced the en-
gagement of their daughter, Jean
Elizabeth Krise, '42, to John H.
Th'ompson, '41, of Dearborn, son of
Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Thompson. No
date has been set for the wedding.
The bride-elect was elected to Al-
pha Lambda Delta, freshman honor
society, and to Pi Lambda Theta and
Phi Kappa Phi, also honor societies.
She is vice-president of Senior Soci-
ety and a member of Assembly Coun-
cil.
Mr. Thompson was affiliated with
Theta Chi and is now employed in
the personnel division of the Willow
Run plant.
Engagement Announced
Mrs. Myrtle Gray announced the
engagement of her daughter, Grace,
'37, to Henry Gomley, '42M, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Gomley of
Detroit, at a tea given in the League.
The wedding will take place early in
the summer.

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