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League Hosts,
Q4 Red Cross
First Aid Work, Junior Group
And Disaster Preparedness
Slated For Panel Discussions
All persons, students and towns-I
people interested in Red Cross work,
are urged to attend theRed Cross In-
stitute meeting beginning at 9:30
a. n. and. continuing through 4:3.
p.'m. today at the Michigan League.
The 'program will be three-fold,
dealing with complete coverage of
first aid, disaster preparedness, and
the Junior Red Cross. Following reg-
istration at 9:30 a. m., the three top-
ics will be covered within two two-
hour group meetings before and after
lunch, according to Mrs. A. E. White,
who is, in charge of arrangements for
the Institute.
Many Countries Represented
Eleven county chapter units, in-
cluding Washtenaw, Livingston, Mon-
roe, Lenawee, Hillsdale, Jackson, Mc-
Comb, Oakland. Ingham, St. Clair
and Grosse Isle will be present for
this luncheon meeting. The luncheon
program will be provided by the
Washtenaw county branch of the
Junior Red Cross.
All group meetings will begin at
10:30 a. m, following the registra-
tion and addresses of welcome. Those
attending the Institute will join one
of three group meetings. One group
will discuss first aid work of the Red
Cross; a second will. concentrate on
the disaster preparedness prograin of
the national organization. Subject of
the third group meeting will be the
Junior Red Cross.
Authorities To Speak
Margaret Ann Ayres, assistant to
the director of the junior branch in
the mid-west area, will be the speak-
er for the Junior Red Cross group.
Ernest Goetz, first aid authority and,
Ednond Haapaniemi, water safety
authority, will speak also. Paul
Moore,. assistant to the director of
disaster preparedness in the mid-west
area, will be the speaker for the disas-
ter preparedness group meeting.
A combined meeting' for the disas-
ter preparedness and first aid groups
will begin at 3:30 p. m. Students are
urged to attend all the panel discus-

Simple Outfts Fil Prerequisites
Of University Courses For War
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Smartness as well as serviceability
will be the keynote of fashion for the
duration of the war. Women have
heard and will bear this statement1
time and again, and yet they cannot
be impressed enough with the impor-
tance of buying durable clothes.
The classic wool shirt-waist dress
is certain to remain in style for as
long as you will need it. However, the
large pockets in the dress above add'
variety that distinguishes it from
others. Made of whipcord which will

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Slauson, Tappan Schools To Open
New. Surgical Dressing Stations

In addition to the two existing sur-
gical dressing stations in Ann Arbor,
the Red Cross officials plan to open
two new branches at Slauson Junior
High school next Wednesday, Oct. 14,
and at Tappan Junior High School at
the end of this month, for the pur-
pose of supplying the increasing de-
w and for Army and Navy bandages
through volunteer work.
Stations In Rackham
The stations already established are
located in the ackham building
which is open every Tuesday and
Wednesday from 9 a. m. until noon
and from 1to 4 p. m., and at the Ann
Coming Drive
The campaign committee -of the
USO-Community Fuhd drive, headed
by Earl H. Cress, yesterday an-
nounced plans to use a great many
CDVO volunteers in the coming drive.
The volunteers will be selected
from the lists of persons registered
with the Civilian Defense Volunteer
Office. Those who have indicated a'
special interest in public contact work
and similar activities will be given
preference. They will be given posi-
tions in all divisions of the campaign.
Those volunteers who are signed as
campaign workers will receive credit
on the 'same basis as other volunteer
workers. This credit will apply toward
the completion of the 50 hours of
volunteer service required by the
Citizens Service Corps for member-
ship in that organization.
All persons who work in the cam-
paign and are enrolled with the
CVDO will receive credit for their
work. It makes no difference whether
they enter the drive through the Civ-
ilian Defense Volunteer Office or
whether they enter through other

Arbor High school, operating from 7.
until 10 p. in. Thursday.
Volunteers may work at the new
unit in Slauson Junior High School
from 7 until 10 p. m. every Wednes-
day. Red Cross officials have not yet
decided the nights on which the 'Tp-
pan school station will function but
evening hours are scheduled.
With these additional stations, tlie
Red Cross officers hope to overcome
any decrease in volunteer work dte
to gasoline rationing by establishing
stations within convenient walking
distance for the majority of the vo-
Instructors will be on hand at all
of these stations #nd the only uni-
form required is a clean work dress
or apron, according to Red Cross
dRnitting Material Available
For all those who wish to aid the
defense effort by knitting, the Red
Cross also stated, there is sufficient
material for 100 sleeveless sweaters,
60 mufflers, and 40 helmets. KCnitters
may apply for material at the Red
Cross Production rooms on Catberine
St. from 9 a. m. to 4 p. m. today. The
finished products must be returned
by Dec. 1 for immediate shipment to
the armed forces. Material taken, out
before Aug. 15 should be returned by
next Saturday, the officials qn-
The Civilian Defense Volunteer Of-
fice also announced 'that & volunteer
bookkeeper was needed to handle the
accounts for the Perry Nursery
school, which takes care of small chil-
dren, many of whose parents are war
workers. The hours would be twice a
week, preferably at noon time.

stand the strongest wear, this dress
is perfect for your war-time courses
in nutrition, home nursing, or child
Because slacks will become stan-
dard wear for classes in motor me-
chanics or first aid which are includ-
ed in the Women's War Training
Program, it will be necessary to have
at least' one or more pairs. Those
shown above provide the needed
smartness in 'the fine check with
carefully tailored pleats down the
front. Dressed in these slacks with a
matching jerkin you will be the envy
of those working with you.
In doing the war work which will
be demanded of each woman, it will
be necessary' to. be as comfortable as
'possible. Flat-heeled mocassins or
saddle-shoes or low-heeled walking
shoes are a perfect combination with
either dress or slacks.
Rush Season
Will Conclude
Dressed in their best tea dresses
with mhanners on parade, sorority and
independent women plunged into fall
rushing last Sunday at the first tea
which was held' from 3 p. mn. to 5 p. in.
After two days of trudging from
houseR to "house on. the part of the
rusheesand ' a gruelling period of
greeting and entertaining by the so-
rorities, the functions progressed to
coffees on Tuesday night from 7:30
p. i. rto.:30. p. m. These were re-
peated yesterday and will also be
given todayh
Saturday will see activities begin
again when some houses give a foot-
ball luncheon from noon to 1:30 p. mn.
Carrying on. the football festivities
and celebrating our victory(?), other
groups will hold a buffet supper Sat-
urday from 5:30 p. m. to 7:30 p. m.
A Sunday morning breakfast will
open functions for the next day, with
some huses entertaining from 9 a. im.
until 10 a. In.
Another buffet supper Sunday eve-
ning from 5:30 p. m. to 7:30 p. m. will
keep the rushees busy. Monday a cof-
fee from 7:30 p. m. until 9:30 p. m.
will continue the rushing activities,
and then both independents and so-

Women Adopt
'PEM' Course
Conditioning Program Beginning
Tomorrow Will Stress Endurance
Here's the opportunity, time and
place specifically given, for the wo-
men on campus to start building up
their endurance and hardening their
bodies, in order that they be in the
best condition to help win this war.
The Physical Education depart-
ment for women has made the plans,
and now all students are urged to
attend either of the two body condi-
tioning classes, to be held at 2:30
p. m. and 3:20 p. m. tomorrow at the
W. A. B.
Anyone may attend, including i
freshmen who are enrolled in regular
physical education classes, also, up-
perclassmen are especially urged to
come out and make it a regular habit
according to Mrs. Dorothy Miller, of
the Physical Education department.
These classes will continue
throughout the semester at the ap-
pointed times. Students need not reg-
ister before-hand, but merely come
to the classes whenever they desire.
Weather permitting, the exercises
will be given outside on the field at
the W. A. B. When the classes are
forced inside, they will be held at
Barbour gymnasium.
The program will include exercises,
marching, and an obstacle course,
following the one used in PEM. Be-
sides this special body-conditioning
program, the first part of all regular
physical education classes will be
spent on an endurance program. The
different sports classes, meeting at
the same time, will band together in
one big group for part of the hour
for a mass exercise program.
Elaine M. Wood
Married Here
Yesterday Noon
First Methodist Church Scene
Of Wood-Sempliner Nuptials;
Dr. C. W. Brashares Officiates
Elaine Marie Wood, '41, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Leo. Wood of Ann
Arbor, and Lt. Arthur W. Seipliner,
'39L, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Semp-
liner of Detroit, were married at noon
yesterday in the Ann Arbor First
Methodist Church, Dr. Charles W.
Brashares officiating.
Mary Kasper, '41, of Cleveland, O.,
was maid of honor, and the bride-
groom's brother, William, was best
man. Ushers were Richard Stoll, '43,
brother-in-law of the bride, and Rob-
ert Green of Turtle Lake, Pontiac.
The bride was "Miss Collegiate
Aviation" in, 1941 and was listed in
"Who's Who Among American Uni-
versity and College Students" for
1940. She is affiliated with Alpha
Omicron Pi and Kappa Phi.
Lt. Sempliner, who is a member of
Sigma Chi, did his preparatory work
at Cranbrook School for Boys, in
which he was the first to be enrolled.
He has been on active duty at Camp
Edwards, Mass., with the engineer
corps amphibian command.
The couple will spend their honey-
moon in Lexington, Ky., before Lt.
Sempliner goes to his new station.
rority women will be given a day of
The formal dinnr during rushing
is now a thing of the past. Cooperat-
ing in the war effort Panhellenic As-
sociation has banned this function, so
that this year the dinners which will

be held Wednesday and Thursday
nights of next week will be complete-
ly informal. From 6:15 p. m. until
9:15 p. m. these evenings, the sorori-
ties will present their last functions
before the complete silence period be-
There is to be no communication
between sororities and rushees be-
tween 9:15 p. m. Thursday, October
15, and 9 p. m. Saturday, October 17.
Pledging will take place at 3 p. m.
Sunday, October 18.






Private Turns

Ensign In Two Days
NORTH ADAMS, Mass., Oct. 7-
(I')- From Army private to Navy en-
sign in two days was the feat of
Charles Reder.
He left with a group of selective
service men for training camp last
aturday and his commission as en-
gign, for which he had applied some
time ago, arrived at the Army train-
i Ag center Monday. During a one-day
furlough the switch from Army to
Navy was effected.
There will be a meeting of the offi-
cers of the Sociedad Hispanica at
4:30 n m today in Room 302. Ro-

Classroom Classics
Fall '42 Editions
14.95 t 19.95
TRIM TALORED DRESSES with a neat worldly-
wise look that makes them especially right
for this year's college girl. In crisp rayon
gabardines, smooth flannels . . . with long or
short sleeves. Beige, cherry, green,- blue, also

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