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Central Group
Picked To Lead

Women's Commission Organized
For Concentrated War Program.


n' '46 Project

Entertainment of Service Men
To Be This Year's Undertaking
Of Freshman Class Members
The Committee of Twenty-five, en-
trusted with the work of planning and
directing the Freshman Project this
year, has been elected from the ranks
of the women of '46 and is repre-
sentative of the entire class.
Prom Jordan Hall: Barbara Scoul-
er, Agatha Miller, Dorothy McCleery,
Mary Mead, Betty Vaughn, Marion
Lorh, Patricia Voorhis and Nancy
Kirn have been chosen. Stockwell
representatives are Helen Elaine Mas-
son, Joanne Smith,, Marcia Roberts,
Mary Whitlock and Babs Thomas.
Betty Bently is from Alumni House,
Jean Arbogost from Dolly Madison,
Joanne Parker from Betsy Barbour,
and Catherine Weaver from Helen
League house members are Doris.
Ross, Barbara Stanpon, Jean Pines,
Mary Leonard, Irma Bluestien, Eliz-
abeth Wattles and Dorothy Zabin.
Representing Ann Arbor Independ-
ents is Priscilla Hodges.
The project is to be the year-round
one of entertaining a group of Army
mechanical trainees at parties, one
of which will be held every third Sat-
urday at Cassidy Lake Camp near
Chelsea. The new committee will co-
operate with the social committee of
the camp to arrange all details of
the trips to the training station and
the program for each party.
The project has already been
"tested and approved" since a few
weeks ago a group composed of
twenty-five freshmen from Jordan
and Stockwell went to Cassidy Lake
Camp and entertained the service
men with singing, impersonations,
and square and social dancing.
According to Miss Esther Colton,
Jordan Hall director and advisor to
the project, the committee will meet
for the first time at 4 p. m. on
Wednesday at Jordan Hall.
Coke Bar At Union
Scheduled For Today
Men with dates are especially wel-
comi at the coke bar to be held at
the. Union from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
today. Refreshments will be served
as usual.
The head hostess for today is Lucy
Miller, Kappa Delta. Other hostesses
will be Phyllis Banbrook, Alpha Chi
O;i ega; Sally Berry, '46; Lee Chase,
'46; Margaret Cook, '46; Doris Heid-
Den, '46; Mickey Johnson, '46; Sally
IVeFadden, '46; Janice Pollack,-'46;
Marge Sadler, '46. Stockwell is send-
lng s6ie women to be guest hostesses.
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University Women are well-organ-
ized for a concentrated war effort.
Their central planning commission
is designed to represent all women
students and all women's activities.
It consists of seventeen members
on the undergraduate or League
Council, who hold meetings once a
week; the nine members of the stu-
dent war committee or war activities
committee for women, which also
meets weekly and whose chairman
is a member of the League Council;
and the house president's association.
Nine dormitory presidents, nineteen
sorority presidents and 53 league
house presidents serve on the asso-
ciation, which meets twice a month
or more often if necessary.
The plans approved by these gov-
erning organizations are threefold.
First, their objective is a war job for
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Augspurger of
Ann Arbor have announced the en-
gagement of their daughter, Ruth
Elizabeth, '4lEd, to Lt. G. William
Mahlman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Os-
borne L. Mahlman, of Kenmore, N. Y.
Miss Augspurger is affiliated with
Alpha Gamma Delta sorority and was
a member of the Lutheran Student
Club while a student at the Univer-
sity. She was also active on League
committees, Soph Cabaret, and J.G.P.
At present she is teaching English
and social studies in Jones Junior
High School here in Ann Arbor.
Received Commission
Lt. Mahlman recently received his
commission in the Army Signal
Corps at Fort Monmouth, N. J. He
is a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon
Gladys Mae White, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. White of Corsi-
cana, Tex., was married recently to
J. Richard French, son of Mr. and
Mrs. C. H. Twist of Ann Arbor. The
wedding took place at Cuero, Tex.
Mr. French enlisted in the Royal
Canadian Air Force in February,
1941, while a junior in the Univer-
sity. He is note stationed as flight
instructor at Cuero, Tex., with the
303rd Army Air Corps Flying Squad-
Mr. and Mrs. Edwards Switzer
Goodrich of Los Angeles, Calif., have
announced the engagement of their
daughter, Elizabeth Anne, to Lieut.
Howard Tyler Graber, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Howard T. Graber of De-
Miss Goodrich will graduate from
the University of California next
Lieut. Graber is a graduate of Vir-
ginia Military Institute and attended
Law School here at the University.
He is a member of Delta Theta Phi
Charlotte Riggin Married
Charlotte Elizabeth Riggin, daugh-
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Leroy Rig-
gin of Porth Huron was married to
Ensign John Martin Lorenzen, '42,
son of Mrs. John M. Lorenzen of Sag-
inaw, Saturday evening at Port
Mrs. Lorenzen attended the Uni-
versity and is a member of Alpha Phi
Ensign Lorenzen, of the U. S. Na-
val Reserve, is affiliated with Chi
Phi fraternity.

every woman on campus, excepting
those who work for board and room.
Secondly, they plan to eliminate the
class projects for the duration so that
every student will have ample time
to carry on war work, along with her
academic schedule and physical fit-
ness prograri. Most important, tra-
ditional class projects are being re-
placed by group war projects, thereby
maintaining class unity and spirit as
far as possible.
Freshmen To Buy Stamps
Freshman women held a mass
meeting at the League last week. Foi
their project they have pledged to
buy one dollar's worth of defense
stamps each month, and to provide
entertainment, parties or dance
classes for the defense training camp
at Cassidy Lake, once a month. Many
freshmen are registered as bookkeep-
pers, stenographers and typists to as-
sist the CDVO. And freshmen have
done their part in registering for de-
fense classes such as First Aid, and
Home Nursing.
Sophomore Project was the first
class project to be organized this
year. A committee of fourteen women
have charge of the Sophomore Serv-
ice, which provides volunteer hospi-
tal help daily from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30
p.m. The total numbers registered
with this group are incomplete, but
the turnout was gratifying and in-
cluded a few juniors and seniors who
desired to offer their services.
Stamps, Bonds To Be Sold
Plans are under way for organiza-
tion of the project for junior women.
They are to be in charge of the sale
of stamps and bonds in all women's
houses and at the campus booth on
the corner of State and N. University
Street. Juniors, too, have registered
for war courses and for the CDVO.
Seniors are planning to organize
a station in the Michigan League to
make surgical dressings. They have
registered for Nurse's Aide and other
Red Cross classes.
Enjoy golfing?
Lowest Scores
Earn Free Play
If you would like to be among the
lucky eight to take free trips around
the University Golf Course next
spring, see Barbara Bathke, '45, man-
ager of the Pitch and Putt Club, dur-
ing the club's next meeting at 4:15
p. m. tomorrow at the W. A. B.
The only requirements for this
privilege of playing free is to play
nine holes of golf this fall and turn
in the score to Miss Bathke as soon as
possible. The privilege of playing
without paying at the University.
course is granted to the eight girls
who compile the lowest scores for
their nine holes. The girls with the
lowest returns constitute the Michi-
gan women's regular team and the
next four girls with low scores com-
prise the second team of the Uni-
vesity women's golf team.
Miss Bathke is the only remaining
'41-'42 member of the first team, and
Lenore Bode, '44 and Barbara Wal-
lace, '45Ed, are all who are left of the
second team, so the race for positions
on the teams is almost wide open.
Freshmen, too, can participate in this
activity, since they are considered
eligible for all sports.

And The War
An outstanding contributor to
Michigan's part in the winning of the
war is Mrs. Frederick A. Colle, chair-
man of the Volunteer Special Services
in the Ann Arbor Red Cross.
Mrs. Coller, wife of Dr. Frederick
A. Coller who is professor of surgery
and chairman of the department of
surgery, heads that division of the
Red Cross which includes motor corps,
canteen corps, home service, (that
service which handles transportation
between the soldier and his home),
nurse's aide, hospital and recreation
(which is chiefly occupational ther-
apy for wounded soldiers), and staff
assistance and production.
A Full Time Job
Unceasing attention is required in
this full-time job and Mrs. Coller not
only is the mainstay of her division
but of the entire unit as well. She has
held her position in the. Red Cross
since the unit was established here
two years ago and had its quarters
in a section of the old Administration
Building. She has seen the Red Cross
unit grow from a peace time organi-
zation, established for the purpose of
aiding foreign war victims to a full-
time national war organization.
Mrs. Coller was asked to accept her
post by the president of the Red Cross
board of directors on the basis of the
other outstanding work she has done
for her community. She was elected
by her ward to the County Board of
Supervisors, which post she still
holds, the only woman of the board of
33 members.
Served At U. Hospital
In addition she has served on the
Infantile Paralysis Board at the Uni-
versity Hospital, and had charge of
the Ann Arbor Flower Show the two
years that it was held at the Yost
Field House, and has served on the
Public Health Commission.
Dr. Coller, the other half of this
combination, is chairman of the First
Aid division and has-done outstanding
work. He has rewritten the National
Red Cross handbook and has set up a
standard in this community equalled
by none in the country since all First
Aid Instructors here are M. D.'s.
And A Housewife
Mrs. Coller as well as several other
faculty women are remarkable models
for their community and nation at
war. They are housewives, all faced
with a problem of help shortage, who
spend the entire daylight hours, as
well as hours in the evening, serving
their country in the present crisis.
Although the Red Cross has made
terrific progress in the last two years,
Mrs. Coller says they can still use any
Meeting For Riders!
First ride for all old and new mem-
bers of Crop and Saddle Club, W.A.A.
Riding Club, will be at 5 p.m. tomor-
row, and all those attending must
meet at that time at Barbour Gym.
Transportation will be provided,
and it is imperative that all members
call Sybil Graham, '44, president of
the club, by noon Wednesday, in or-
der that the horses be ordered.
A mass meeting of all girls inter-
ested in working on the House
Committee of the League will be
held at 4:30 p. m. at the League.
Please consult the builletin board
for the room reserved for the meet-

Wyvern Taps
Seven Prominent
Junior Women
Clad in their distinctive yellow
sweaters, brown skirts and huge yel-
low hair bows, members of Wyvern,
junior honorary society for women,
marched through sororities and dor-
mitories last night at dinner time to
tap seven junior women into their
Chanting their marching song, the
Wyvernians marched Indian fashion
in and out among tables, finally stop-
ping behind the chair of the chosen
girl. After the tapping, new and old
members went back to the League for
dinner given by their adviser, Mrs.
Byrl Bacher.
The new girls, chosen on the basis
of participation in extra-curricular
activities, scholarship and citizenship,
are Francis Vin, Gamma Phi Beta;
Mary Brownrigg, Martha Cook, Phyl-
lis Present, Alpha Epsilon Phi; Jean
Whittemore, Delta Delta Delta; Bar-
bara Smith, Mosher; Geraldine Sta-
dleman, Chi Omega; and Mona
Heath, Kappa Kappa Gamma.
Positions on the League Dance
Class committee are still open for
any girl interested and eligible.
Call Audrey Johnson immediately.
The next committee meeting will
be 5 p.m. Friday at the League.

Heroism Of Chinese Women
Described By Michigan Student

The sacrifices of the Chinese wo-
men, who are making every possible
effort to help their country, should
be a lesson to the world, declared
Miss Sui Tsung Chen, 45, from Shang-
hai, China, in an interview yesterday.
The more daring women of China
join guerrilla bands, said the Chinese
student. She mentioned in particular
"the woman, now famous in China,
who gained the title of 'Mother of
Guerrillas' because, after the Japan-
ese had killed all her sons, she be-
came a teacher of guerrilla warfare."
Miss Chen declared that many girls
of wealthy families have given up
their sheltered ways of living and
joined the guerrillas, some even run-
ning away from home to do so.
The husband 'of one young woman
living at Chungking was an aviator,
who, surrounded by ten Japanese air-
planes, shot down five or six of them
before he himself was killed. His
bride, continued Miss Chen, "put all
her efforts into helping her country,
particularly in -the work of taking
children to shelters during air raids;
but later her leg was bombed off, and,
feeling that she could be of no more
use to her country, she killed herself."
'Women students in China are de-
voting themselves to their country by
studying many more hours per day
than students in America; but in

addition, as Miss Chen pointed out,
"these students all wear clothes )f the
cheapest blue cotton, put on no i 'ake-
up and wear their hair in a plain,
bobbed style." In their free time wo-
men students go out into the ccuntry
to teach and, according to Miss when,
are sent upon graduation to be nurses
and letter-writers for soldiers.
Red Cross work, as in America, is
popular among Chinese women 'n the
interior, Miss Chen says; "women in
this field perform such tasks as kpit-
ting, rolling bandages and sewin- uni-
forms for soldiers."
The women of China expect to do
even more -for their country later,
pointed out Miss Chen, who is lerself
preparing to go back to China even-
tually as a social worker. The people
realize that, much as it has su'fered
already, China will suffer even more
in the future and will need ail the
help in reconstruction that the cour-
ageous, well-trained women of China
can give.
CHICAGO- (M)- The armed ban-
dit who held up Miss Marjorie ropaz
and her escort discovered that it's a
woman's world.
He searched her companior, and
found neither cash nor valuablt s.
Then he relieved Miss Topaz of $21.




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Meeting Of House Presidents
Discusses Wartime Activities


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1113 South University'

The house presidents of the wom-
en's dormitories, league houses and
sororities of the University had their
second meeting of the semester 4:30
p.m. Tuesday in the Grand Rapids
Room of the League.
.Two representatives of the Student
Manpower Corps explained to the
group certain features of the campus
drive for scrap collection which the
Corps will conduct during next week.
The three types of women's resi-
dences are to be organized into three
leagues corresponding to three men's
leagues and all six leagues will com-
pete for a trophy.
A report was given on the sale of
war stamps and bonds in dormitories
by Lorraine Judson, '43, who con-
ducted the meeting. Miss Judson re-
ported Mosher-Jordan the leader in
the drive and every freshman pledged
25c a week for stamps.
Miss Judson also gave directions
for arranging for donations of blood
to the Red Cross. The person donat-
ing must present evidence of a Health
Service recheck to the Social Direc-
tor's office and receives a permission
slip to be signed by parents of those
under 21. This done, an appointment
for the donation can be arranged.
Though the traditional Junior
Girls Play has been replaced by a war
bond and stamp selling drive, Miss
Judson announced that Senior Sup-
per will take place as usual, and in
place of the play the Juniors will

present a Junior-Senior bust con-
sisting of songs, dances and skits.
Miss Ethel McCormick, social di-
rector of the League, reported the
donations of a radio and football
for a dayroom at Damp Custer.
Plans of a Saks Fifth Ave.benefit
style exhibition to be held at the
League over Oct. 28-29 were an-
nounced. Saks has promised to do-
nate l0c for every woman attending
the exhibition, admission to which
will be free, to either the Bomber-
Scholarship Fund or the World Stu-
dent Service Fund. The World Stu-
dent Service's activities were de-
scribed' by Jean Westerman, Grad.,
and the Bomber-Scholarship plan
explained by Miss Judson. After some
discussion of the problem by these
at the meeting it was decided that
the money should be given to the
World Student Service organization
by a vote of 27 to 40.
Miss Judson told the meeting that
the Senior Project, a surgical dress-
ings group to be held at the League,
is to be open to women in all classes
who can give two hours a week to
the work, which will begin in about
three weeks.
Announcements were made con-
cerning League House First Aid
meeting places by Miss McCormick,
following which the meeting was ad-
The next meeting will be held on
Thursday afternoon at 4:30.


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