MA V, OCT 9, 1942
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Dances In Ballroom
Dixieland Band Will Augment Regular Dance
Music; Thi rty Coeds Will Act As Hostessesr
Winter semester dance enthusiasts will be able to enjoy the music of
Gordon Hardy's band from 9 p.m. to midnight this weekend at the Friday'
and Saturday League dances, which have been so successful all during the
The League has asked thirty girls to be present at the dance and every
man on campus is invited to attend whether he is escorting a "date" or not.
University women are also urged to
come and join the thirty hostesses as To Play At League
partners for the male contingent, if
they do not already have an escort.
'Doc' Spracklin To Lead
Led by "Doc" Spracklin, '43, in
place of Gordon Hardy who is in the
Navy, the 11-piece band will feature
a variety of sweet tunes and swing.
A high point in the evening will be
touched by the jamming of the Dixie-
land "band within a band" which
consists of Tom Snyder, Charlie'
Goodell, Clark McClellan, Al Bomes,
Bill Henline, Don Whitefield, and
Bill Wheatley giving out with their
own style of hot music. r"" ':
Other features will be a vocal quar- .;***r.F :
tet, several numbers on the vibra-
phone, played by Clark McClellan,
and the solo ballads, sung by 'Doc
Stunts Put On f:'
The League has sp'onsored a dance
every Friday and Saturday evening
during the summer for the benefit of ......
summer session students under the
same system of hostesses, and all- 'DOC' SPRACKLIN
campus informality. Various stunts
were put on, such as the dance called Vol unteer Is Soug ht
the Camera Click where pictures were
taken of couples posed in a dummy To Do Bookkeeping
frame which reproduced the effect At Nursery SchooI
of old-fashioned wedding pictures.
Will Give Dance
At New Home
A mixer for new students will be
held from 9 p. m. to midnight tomor-
row at the Hillel Foundation.
The dance is not a date affair, ac-
cording to Grace Freudberg, '45, head
of the social committee and in charge
of the dance. Unescorted girls are
urged to attend.
Hillel foundation, which has just
moved its quarters to a twenty-room
house on the corner of Hill and Haven
Streets, has completely refurnished
the h ouse," and offers its members a
wide variety of facilities. Besides a
large ballroom which can be used for
lectures and meetings, the Founda-
tion ias installed a completely equip-
ped.music room which can be used at
A library, play room and several
study rooms are also available to Hil-
Mr. and Mrs. Harold M. Cordell, of
Dearborn, recently announced the
engagement of their daughter,
Jeanne, '43, to Elmer Gordon Hitt,
'42, son of Mr. and 'Mrs. Gordon Hitt,
also, of Dearborn.
Besides being a Junior Night edi-
tor on the Women's Staff of The Dai-
ly, Miss Cordell was a member of
Sophomore Cabaret central commit-
tee, Senior Society, and Athena. Mr.
Hitt was secretary-treasurer of Con-
gress last year, and 'is now working
No plans have been made for the
All sophomore girls who wish to
petition for Sophomore Project
may obtain petitions at the League
until 5:00pm. today.
Interviewing will take place
from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sat-
urday and from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30
p.m. Monday at the League.
For all others who wish to work
on Sophomore Project, there will
be a mass meeting at 4:00 p.m.
Thursday at which time definite
assignments will be given. , ,
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Here is a suit that's a "smoothie"
on any campus and it goes to coke
bars or classes with equal "suit-
The braid trimming in bright and
contrasting colors is featured in all
fashion magazines this fall, but no
one wears it with more smartness
than the college girl'.
Notice that the skirt is straight,
as befits our war styles, but still it
has some of the flare for which
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we've developed such a taste the
past few seasons. And notice, too,
that the jacket manages te retain
the long, smooth lines we love.
The buit in this fall's new rich
colors is a beauty, and you'll wear
it oft to be both stylish and com
To Coke Bars
First Affair Will Be Tuesday;
Executives Enthusiastic Due
To Recent Successful Turnouts
Because of the . tremendous re-
sponse to the two Orientation coke
bars, the Union Executive Council
has decided to hold the first regular
"bar" from 4 p. m. to 6 p. m. Tuesday
in the main ballroom.'
More than 1800 students attended1
the two coke bars held during Orien-
tation week. Although these two- af-
fairs were restricted to freshmen and
transfers, future coke bars will be
open to all students regardless of
The coming affair will follow regu-
lar coke bar procedure which includes.
one of the campus queens presiding
as main hostess. In addition, she will
be assisted by any number of girlsE
guaranteed to make everyone's after-
noon an enjoyable one. The music for
dancing will be furnished by records.
Soldiers Shell Home
CAMP GRUBER, Okla.-(AP)-Pvt.
E. L. Oliver saw his boyhood home
blasted to bits by artillery fire.j
But he showed no indignation as he
chauffeured Brig.-Gen. David S.z
Rumbough around in a jeep and1
watched the artillery blaze away.
The house was abandoned when it
became part of the Camp Gruber ar-
tillery range. It was the gunners'-first
WAA To Sponsor I
Meeting In W.A.B.
For League Houses
There will be a meeting at 4E
p. m. today at the W.A.B. for allt
League House representatives who,
did not show up at the other meet-t
ings, according to Lenore Bode,l
'44, intramural manager for WAA.'
The business of the meeting will'
consist of a discussion of intra-
mural sports and the sports of this:
season. Those attending will dis-
cuss the first tournament of the
season, which is volleyball. Repre-
sentatives will be asked to urge the
members of their respective hous-
es, to take part in at least one
sport throughout this semester and
to attend the body-conditioning
classes on Fridays.
"It's a woman's world, too" is a
slogan which the Oratorical Associa-
tion is taking to heart this season
when they present Ruth Mitchell,
Margaret- Bourke -White, and Ilka
Chase, three of America'sdforemost
women, in the Lecture Course for
The women speakers for this series
have been chosen from three com-
pletely unrelated fields; politics, pho-
tography, and entertainment. Ruth
Mitchell, noted for her life of adven-
ture in European countries, will lec-
ture on the subject of "The Yugo-
slavs Fight On",,November 17.
Admitted, To Chetniks
Miss Mitchell is the only foreign
woman ever to be admitted to mem-
bership in the Chetniks, famous se-
cret organization of Serbian gueril-
las. Before her recent return to this
country aboard the Drottningholm,
she spent thirteen months in eleven
different Nazi prisons. Miss Mitchell'
is a sister of the late Brigadier-Gen-
eral William T. ("Billy") Mitchell.
Adding a bit of wit to a serious
group of lectures, will be Ilka Chase,
famed 'for;her achievements as an
actress, a radio mistress of 'ceremon-
ies, and from her recent autobiogra-
phy, "Past Imperfect". Typical of
her wit is the answer she gave to an
acquaintance who remarked, "I en-
joyed your book, "Past Imperfect";
who wrote it for you?" Miss Chase
replied, "I'm glad you enjoyed the
book-who read it to you!"
Success On Broadway
The Broadway successes of Miss
Chase include "The Animal king-
dom" and the role of Sylvia Fowler
in Clare Boothe's "The Women". She
will speak at Hill Auditorium, Decem-
ber 7, on "The Psychology of Being "a
Completing the group of women
who will lecture to Ann Arbor audi-
ences during the series is Margaret
Bourke-White, "documenter of mod-.
ern history." She finds no corner of,
the earth too remote and, during the
last ten years, has travelled through;
twenty-seven countries in -search of
pictures of our times.
Will Speak On Russia
She and her writer husband, Ers-
kine Caldwell,, have recently returned'
from Russia, and it is the subject,
"Russian Women in the War", upon
which she ,will speak, February 4
Three Of America's Foremost
Women To Lecture In Series
Miss Bourke-White has photogrtphed
many world leaders including C'iiang
Ka-Shek, Joseph Stalin, Wihston
Churchill and President Roosevelt.
The University of Michigan w;11 be
especially pleased to welcome Miss
Bourke-White back to Ann Amiv)r, as
she is a graduate of the Univers ity.
TheHill Auditorium Box Office will
be open daily until October 22 The
office hours will be from 10:00 a.. m.
to f1:00 p. m. and from 2:00 p,. m. , to
4:00 p. m. daily. The office will be
closed Saturday afternoons and Sun-
Red Cap Causes End
Of Wyoming Hunter
JACKSON, Wyox, Oct. 6.--(P)-Bill
Jump, 50-year-old guide and rancher,
was shot and killed today because he
wore a bright red cap, long recog-
nized as.the best protection against
a hunting accident. Coroner C. E.
Van Vleck said a party of California
hunters, staying at Ar. Jump's
ranch, were target-testing their gins
by shooting at a red-labeled apple
box. Mr. Jump stood about thirty
feet to one side of the target, calling
the .shots. One hunter came out'of
a cabin to -take his turn, asked what
to shoot at and was told, "the red-
labeled box on the hill." :He fired at
the red he sawe, and Mr. Jump- fell
dead, a 'bullet in his head.
Girl Scouts Volunteer
Thousands of health score sheets
which will :be distributed during -the
coming .Nutrition Week, are being
folded this week by Girl Scouts and
Girl Reserves who are serving as civ-
ilian ,defense volunteers.
Girl Scout Troop I meeting at the
Presbyterian church, Girl Scout Troop
XII meeting at Perry school and three
Girl Reserve groups at Bach school
will complete this project under the
supervision of their group leaders.
Thirteen girls in Girl Scout Troop
XII were 'among those who put in
hours of volunteer work in making
corsages of war stamps.
Hard To Get!
TACOMA, Wash. -(P)- The dis-
iit attorney's-office sent a telegram
' Rufus Wood at Wenatchee, Wash.,
asking him to appear as a witness in
a court trial.
pack from Wenatchee came this
report: "Not known here, try Yaki-
(Ed's Note-Rufus Wood has been
publisher o the .Wenatchee Daily
YWrld for the past 36 years.)
All woman students who are in-
terested in taking a Nurse's Aide
,curse report to American Red
Cross headquarters at 4 p.m. Mon-
day in North Hall.:
Those students whose schedules
conflict with the hours stated in
the War'Training Program cata-
logue also report at this time to
have hours arranged&
To handle the fees required from
the parents of pupils at the Perry
Nursery School, a volunteer book-
keeper is being sought through the
Civilian Defense Volunteer Office.
This school, which is crowded with,
the children of war workers and for.
which there is a waiting list besides,
is supervised through the WPA and
staffed in part with volunteers, since
the needs of the small pupils are
such that they cannot be completely
met by available paid workers.
By federal regulation the WPA
staff is not permitted to handle fi-
nancial transactions. A qualified
bookkeeper is needed twice a week
on a volunteer basis, preferably at'
the noon hour.
Efficient operation of this school
between the hours in which parents
are employed on the day shift at
war factories, states the CDVO in
undertaking to fill this request, Will
contribute to the output of war
BUY WAR BONDS AND STAMPS OFTEN!
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