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Arwis 17, iz THE MICHIGAN DAILY

PAGE FlV!

International Ball Will Be Given

Today In Union Ballroom

Skits, Chorus
To Be Given

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At

'Spot Hop'

The Class of '45 announces a gala
intermission of entertainment for the
"Spot Hop," the Freshman Project,
which will be, held from 9 p.m. to
midnight, April 18, at the League
Ballroom.
Four skits will be presented. Alpha
Chi Omega will stage a skit on a
Freshman's First Blind Date. Chi
Omega will give an act called "Dorm
Fever," where every woman is con-
fined to her bed with measles. A
fashion show which will be a take-
off on the types of dress that can
be seen on campus, is to be the feat-
ure of Gamma Phi Beta. Jordan
Hall will satirize the treatment one
receives at the Health Service when
strickened with measles.
Eileen' Blum, '45, a contralto, is
to sing two numbers: "Kiss in the
Dark" and "Bill." A chorus made
up from the Barbour Gym tap class
will do a number. Perhaps one of
the best features of the evening will
be the singing of the Psurfs (The
Ann Arbor Mountain-Climbing and
Psurf-Riding Association). The mis-
tress of ceremonies will be Natalie
Mattern, '45.
Homage was paid to all women who
have aided in bringing honor to the
name of Mosher Hall yesterday at a
formal dinner held at the dormitory.
All who had achieved a high schol-
astic average, as well as the women
who had obtained appointments in
extra-curricular activities, were pre-
sented with flowers and gifts.
Stockwell Hall has done an exten-
sive job of entertaining this week.
Tuesday, they held an exchange din-
ner with Hinsdale and Greene Houses
of the East Quadrangle. Wednesday,
Stockwell held a house tea which
was attended by the residents and
their guests.

Bill Sawyer's
Band To Play
For Dancing
Emergency Fund For Foreign
Students Will Gain Proceeds;
National Costumes Add Color
The Union Ballroom will be in a
swirl of party dress from 9:30 p.m.
to 1 a.m. today as 'students of 50
countes garbed in their gala cos-
tumes, dance to Bill Sawyer's or-
chestra at the International Ball.
Though semi-formality is the rule,
white suits and uniformstwill be al-
lowed, and a wide variety of vivid
national costumes are expected. Cor-
sages are permitted, but not required
by any means.
Decorations Are Unusual
Eighteen welcomes from different
countries incorporated into a motif
for the decorations, designed and ex-
ecuted by Eduardo Salgado, will greet
the dancers. According to one pho-
tographer who went to get a preview
of them, they are extremely unusual
and may be one of the main features
of the ball.
Preceding the main event, a recep-
tion will be held at the International
Center from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Those in the receiving line will in-
clude, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Klinger,
Miss Rafaelita Hilario, Mr. and Mrs.
Eduardo Salgado, Mr. Raymond
Chen, and Miss Linda Reisman
Dist Continues
Additional patrons of the ball are
the Rev, and Mrs. Frederick Leech,
Dean Jeannette Perry, Dr. and Mrs.
John Alexander, Prof. and Mrs. J.
Raleigh Nelson, Prof. and Mrs. W.
Carl Rufus, Prof. Edwin Goddard
and PNof. and Mrs. John Kollen.
T he head committee announces
that the affair has now been entire-
ly paid for, leaving the rest of the
proceeds to go directly to the emerg-
ency fund for foreign students. They
also express their appreciation for
the interest and generosity shown by
the campus, patrons and Ann Arbor
merchants.
A few tickets are still on sale at the
International Center, the Union, and
the League.
Edith Barber Weds
Graduate Engineer
Rev. and Mrs. Ray W. Barber of
Chelsea announce the marriage of
their daughter, Edith Jennie, to Luis
Garcia, son of Mr. and Mrs. Enrique
Garcia of Guaynaba, Puerto Rico,
April 14, at their home in Chelsea.
Miss Barber received her B.A. from
the University of Illinois, and is now
employed as stenographer by the
Horace H. Rackham School of Grad-
uate Studies and the Department of
Naval Architecture and Marine Engi-
neering. Mr. Garcia received his B.S.
in mechanical and aeronautical engi-
neering and is now employed in
Detroit. The couple will make their
home in Buffalo, N.Y., after a short
honeymoon.
Table Is Cancelled
The French Roundtable, which
meets regularly on Friday evenings
at the International Center, will be

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Eight Colleges
To B Guests
At 'Sportsday'
WAA To Sponsor Event May 2;
Horse Show And Tournaments
To Be Featured In Afternoon
With the new executive board
members acting as "hostesses for a
day" WAA will sponsor an intercol-
legiate "Sportsday" for women at 9
a.m. Saturday, May 2, at the W.A.B.
and Palmer Field. Invitations have
been extended to eight nearby col-
leges and some acceptances have al-
ready been received, according to
Bette Sachs, '43, vice-president of
WAA and general chairman of the
event.
Schools which have been invited
are the University of Detroit, Michi-
gan State College, Albion College,
Wayne University, Olivet College,
Toledo University, Kalamazoo Col-
lege, and Western State Teachers
College.
Visitors To Enter Show
Since the Crop and Saddle Riding
Club Horse Show will take place at
2 p.m. May 2, also, schools attending
"Sportsday" will be required to enter
the show. Three contestants from
each college will ride in the Univer-
sity of Michigan women's open class.
Besides entrance in the Horse Show,
five tournaments will be held at
Palmer Field, and three contestants
from each school will be required to
take part in each contest.
A golf tournament among the visit-
ing schools and a University of Mich-
igan team will take place at the Uni-
versity Golf Course. Also planned
for the "Sportsday" is a luncheon at
12:30 p.m. at the WA.B.
Board To Be hostesses
Every out of town guest at "Sports-
day" will be accompanied during the
entire day by one of the members of
the WAA Board or by members of the
various WAA clubs.,
The following comnittee will assist
Miss Sachs in preparation for the
various events: Sybil Graham, '44,
Horse Show; Barbara Wallace, '45,
golf; Marjorie Giefel, '44, badminton;
Nancy Church, '42, fencing; Joseph-
ine Lloyd, '44, tennis; and Betty
Hagan, '44, archery.
DA ILY OFFICIAL
BULLETIN
(Continued from Page 4)
West Conference Room of Rackham
Building.
Mortar Board Meeting for all new
and old mieIbers at 5:00 p.m. to-
day in the League Undergraduatc
Office.
Public !Health Party: All students
in the School of Public Health and
their guests are invited to attend the
Public Health Party tonight at 8:30
in the Assembly Hall of the Rack-
ham Building. There will be games,
dancing and refreshments.
(Coninued on Page d)

'Prices Were
Much Lower
Then,' Say Files
By BETTY AWREY
From now on we are going to hear
the wail, "Remember how cheap!
things were before the war?"-we
think they were cheap but just look
at the. newspaper advertisements be-
fore the First World War. Whale-'
bone corsets guaranteed not to crack
in the waistline were 79 cents, girls!
Look in the files of any Ann Arbor
newspaper of around 1908 or so and
see how fashions change even in the
lowly rag. Who could resist the sales'
talk of "Dress Goods Slaughtered"
or the headlines declaiming "Col-
lege Students Do Not Drink" or "Japs
Are Sensitive"?
Daily Scorned Women's Ads
The Michigan Daily, with a tra-
ditional scorn of women, did not cater
to their buying power in their ad-
vertisements, but The Ann Arbor
News constantly featured special
sales.
French Val lace was one cent a
yard, fur scarfs of "Japanese mink"
were $5.70 and now safely away from
the Victorian Age, ladies' fine ribbed
union suits were featured at 79 cents.
Other items were mourning pins
(???) one box for a penny, and be-
lieve-it-or-not, sirloin steak was 15
cents per pound.
Living Was Inexpensive!
Those were the good old days when
the Lecture Series AND Choral Un-
ion tickets were three dollars for the
series of 10 for each of them. One
of our leading bookstores also used
to offer the latest fiction at a flat
rate of $1.20, and who knows what
text books were?
Fancy phrases as ". . . the remains
will arrive on the 6:10 train" or ". .
four children have been given to this
union, two of whom survive" sound
silly now, but 20 years later our obitu-
aries and probably the rest of the
nation's papers will be just as funny
o the next generation.
SSPR ING
STRAW
To make your
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for milder
' weather we are{
showing wider 1
brimmed hats
in prng trws

'Bomber Dance' To Be Given

Wolverine is sponsoring a "Bomb-f
er Dance" for the Bomber Scholar-
ship Fund from 9 p.m. to midnight
Saturday, April 25, in the Wolverine
dining room.
Gross proceeds from the dance will
go to the fund since the food will
be donated by the Wolverine and the
labor by 78 Wolverine workers.
These 78 men have made up their
own committee which includes, Ed
Sosnowaki, '43, Jerry Moscowitz, '45E,
Paul Gardner, '44, Murray Gottlieb,
'42, Ted Astley, '43, with whom th?
Wolverine Board of Directors, head-
ed by John Scheibe, '42M, president,
is cooperating. Ann Arbor business
organizations are also assisting with

money contributions which will be
used for programs.
It should be stressed that this is'
an all-campus affair, open to every-
one, and wide support of all groups
is hoped for by the committee.
Signs will appear shortly on bulletin
boards and tickets may be bought at
the door as well as other places
which will be announced later.
Group To Hold Party
All students in the School of Pub-
lic Health and their guests are in-
vited to attend the Public Health
Party at 8:30 p.m. today in the As-
sembly Hall of the Rackham Build-
ing. Games and dancing will be fol-
lowed by refreshments.

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Picnics are in order for the comn-
ing warm days that we have so hap-
pily tasted this past week. With base-
ball, boating and fun in general,
you're going to want some good hardy
:lothes that will take their share
and more of knocking around.
Slacks, of course, are the first
Lhing one thinks of for the forth-
-oming hardy outdoor life. However.
'since no coed wants to be the walk-
ing demonstration of "what slacks
'3hould not do for one," care should
be taken in buying. Well c'ut grey
i'lannels or a navy gaberdine trouser
;uit with matching jerkin or jacket
will gain you a reputation of being
well-dressed everywhere. Denims are
also popular for still more strenu-
ous activities from now on through'
fall.
Alpha Xi Delta Plans
Province Convention
A province convention will be held
by Alpha Xi Delta April 24, 25 and
26 in Ann Arbor. Michigan State,
Albion, Northweste'rn, Lake Forest.
University of Michigan are those who
will be represented.
Dean Alice Lloyd has been asked
to speak at the formal banquet which
will be held Saturday, April 25, and
a tea dance will also be held.
Alpha Xi Delta announces the
pledging of Ann Maloney, '45, of

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