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For Rushing
Begins Today
Rushees Must Bring Reports
Of Semester Grades to Lobby
Of League To Verify Eligibility
Rushing registration for all eligible,
second-semester freshmen and upper-
classmen will be held from 9 a.m. to
5 p.m. today and tomorrow in the
lobby of the League.
Those who are planning to register
must have their eligibility cards or
their report cards with them in order
to be accepted according to Jane Gra-
ham, '43, Rushing Secretary. To be
eligible to take part in rushing, the
registrant must have a "C" average
with no grade of "E" and at least 11
hours and 26 honor points, verified
by a report card.
Information booklets are available
at registration time, but due to the
recent curtailment of tiansportation
facilities, a list of changes in rules
have been supplemented to those set
forth in the booklets. These changes
affect the distribution of open-house
invitations, of preference slips, and of
final bids to rushees.
The new rules are as follows:
1. Rushees are to pick up open-
house invitations from 1 pm. to
[5 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to
noon Saturday at the rushing booth
in the League Lobby.
2. Rushees will find their prefer-
ence slip enclosed with the open-
house invitations, and they are to
keep this preference slip until Fri-
day, Feb. 26.
3. At this time, they are to fill in
the preference slips completely and
place them in the box in the Dean
of Women's Office at Barbour Gym
between 9 a.m. and noon on Friday,
Feb. 26.
4. Rushees are to pick up invita-
tions to membership between. 10
a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27 at
the rushing booth in the League.
5. Pledging will take place at 3
p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28.
Also, Miss Graham adcs the sched-
ule for rushing parties, beginning
with the open-house get-togethers,
starting Saturday, Feb. 13. The sched-
ule follows:
1. Saturday and Sunday, Feb.
13th and 14th: Invitation Open-
houses from 3 p.m. to,7 p.m.
2. Monday through Friday, Feb.
15th to Feb. 19th: After dinner Par-
ties from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
3. Saturday and Sunday, Feb.
20th and 21st: Informal Gatherings
from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. or from
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
4. Monday, Feb. 22nd: no rush-
5. Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb.
23rd and 24th: Informal Desserts
from 7:30 p.m. to 10 pmm.
For those who have questions, con-
sult the rushing secretary at the
booth in the League Lobby.
The Sorority Committee of JGP willI
meet at 4:15 p.m. today in the League.

Volunteer Work
To Be Explained
At League Today
An explanation of hpspital volun-
teer work will be given at a mass
meeting at 4:15 p.m. today in the
League to all women students with
the exception of first semester fresh-
Although the meeting will be short,
a brief talk will be given by a nurse
from the University Hospital on the
subject of nursing as an actual occu-
pation. Miss Walsh, who is in charge
of the volunteers at the hospital, and
Miss Dahlberg of the nursing staff,
will also be present.
Students who sign up will be ex-
pected to work either two or four
hours a week during afternoons or
evenings. Hours may be put in on
Saturdays and Sundays also.
This semester there will be a
greater opportunity for working with
children, as well as additional work
in clinics. A unit will be organized to
do work at Simpson Hospital and a.
second unit will be set up at West
Last semester approximately 200
students participated in this volun-
teer work and were predominately
sophomores. Each of these girls aver-
aged about 50 hours of work a month,
and over 50 girls had a perfect atten-
dance record.
Bandage Unit's
Reopening SetI
For Thursday
Starting up again this week, the
surgical dressing unit will be open
from 1 p.m.. to 5 p.m. Thursday and
Friday at the League; all women stu-
dents are invited to come sometime
during these hours.
The unit was closed the month be-
fore finals in order to allow students
to devote more time to their studies.
Jean Whittemore, '44, publicity chair-
man, pointed this out and claimed
that this was all the more reason why
an enthusiastic response was neces-
sary at this time. She also noted that
the Army is demanding more dress-
ings, and that Washtenaw County
had been especially asked to con-
A meeting for all instructors of
the surgical dressing unit will be
held at 3 p.m. today in the League,
The room number will be posted on
the bulletin board.
The houses which have been asked
to turn out Thursday are Alpha Xi
Delta, Alpha Delta Pi, Zeta Tau Al-
pha, Betsy Barbour, and zones 3, 4
and 5.
Chi Omega, Helen Newberry, Delta
Gamma, Delta Delta Delta, and zones
6, 7 and 8 are the houses invited to
come Friday.
Seniors of these houses will all be
expected to be present, although wo-
men in other classes are urged by the
central committee to come also.

Army Chauffeurettes Take Over

Coeds To Take
Dates Dancing
Bingo Games Will Be Featured
At Traditional Pay-Off Fling,
Accompanied by the cries of "Bin-
go!" and "Pass!" Mortar Board's tra-
ditional informal Pay-Off Dance will
be held from 9 p.m. to midnight Fri-
day in the League Ballroom.
The bingo games will be held in the
Kalamazoo Room, and each player
must pay one defense stamp for five
games, The winner of each game gets
three defense stamps. Bridge tables
will be set up in the Ballroom where
there will also be informal dancing to
a nickelodeon. Nancy Filstrup, '43,
has been asked to lead in community
Tickets are on sale from 3:30 p.m.
to 5:30 p.m. today and tomorrow and
3 p.m. to 6 :p.m. Friday- in the main
lobby of the League. They are avail-
able at any time from any member of
Mortar Board.
Pay-Off is a unique combination
this year of tradition and a:means of
adding money to the Bomber-Schol-
arship. Usually a return. dance for
J-Hop, it is given this year for girls
who wish to return their invitations
to Victory Ball.
Pay-Off's central committee is
composed of Dorothy Schloss, '43,
music chairman; Jean Jeffreys, '43,
tickets;, Janet Lewin, '43, and ;Mar-.
jorie Storkan, '43, publicity; Charlotte
Thompson, '43, patrons; and Lorraine
Judson, '43, and Eleanor Rakestraw,
'43, ballroom and equipment.
Soronty Announces
Election "f Officers
Delta Gamma announces: the elec-
tions of its new officers. They are:
Jane Lindberg, '44, president; Martha
Opsion, '44, .vice - president; Mary
June Hastreiter, 144, secretary; Louise
Whipple, '45, treasurer; Mary Ames,
'44, rushing chairman; Libby Swisher,
'44 pledge mistress.
Five women were recently initiated:
Suzanne Arnstein, '45, Akron, 0.;
Charlotte Conover, '43, Palmerton,
La.; Mary ; Jane Kirchgessner, '44,
Qrand Rapids; Elizabeth Rgiger, '45,
Detroit; Phyllis Whitten, '44, Pitts-

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On guard, you fencers, here's what you have been waiting for-ti
organization of the WAA Fencing club for the first time this school yea
Ruth Tarbell has planned meetings twice a week, at 4 p.m. on Monday
and Wednesdays in the Fencing Room at Barbour.
Ruth says she's not calling for any experts, but all those joining th
club must be acquainted with the basic technique of the sport. Formatik
of the club was held over until freshmen and other students had .a chan
to get basic training in the fencing classes, so all those with this experien
are especially invited to come out. For the first meetings instruction w:
be given by Miss Marie Hartwig, and this will be followed by competiti
bouts between club members. Don't forget the first meeting today!
* * * *
Dust off your ol' green table and push the dents out of your ping-pon
balls for the House Table Tennis Tournament may begin pronto. Dormi
tories, league houses and sororities are to play off their inter-house unatch
before March 8, so as to enter the winner in the all-campus tournamer
which will begin at that time.
If you have ,donated your ping-pong table to the U.S.O., or if it is to
hopeless to dust off, don't forget there are two tables at the WAB and 01
at Barbour, and equipment is furnished free at both places. To answer an
questions and get things started, Marcia Sharpe will hold a meeting at 4:
p.m. tomorrow at Barbour, so send a house representative.
Reorganization meetings are being held this week by almost all of ti
WAA clubs. Club Basketball will meet at 5 p.m. tomorrow at Barbour fe
movies and demonstration of technique, and those interested are to com
dressed to play.,
University Women's Riding Club will be in action at 1 p.m. Saturda
of this week only until after rushing, when they will again resume ridin
Crop and Saddle will meet at 5 p.m. for an organization session, only toda
but will not meet during rushing either. Plans are being made for join
tryouts between the two clubs in about two weeks, so watch out for ti
With a hike already planned for Saturday to Saginaw Forest, Outdoc
Sports Club has a head start. Anyone interested, xmen and women, is invite
to attend, and is to meet with the group at 1:30 p.m. at Hill Auditorium.
Shooting periods for Rifle Club members are posted in black and whi
at the WAB, and will be held twice weekly for a half hour each from now o
according to Doris Kimball. Anyone who hasn't signed up may make a:
rangements by calling "Kim".
One of those "reorganization" meetings will be held at 7:30- p.m. Thur
day at Barbour for those who want to join the Dance Club. After that regi
lar meetings will be twice a week at the same time and place both on Tue
days and Thursdays.
Now that you're settled at Michigan, freshies, and now that you hav
the technique. ofwring a bluebook down cold, join one of the WAA Club
for fun "and relaxation, and acquire a skill to flaunt in the boy friend's fac
Rushing's going to mean a couple of busy weeks, with meetings, uni
the wee hours, but we suggest a session of the famous Physical Fitne
exercises for relaxation when things get smoky, exhausting, and drear
Bye now.

Women chauffeurs assigned to the Air Forces werther school at
Grand Rapids service staff cars as well as drive them. Mrs. Jane
Kingery (above) checks the oil of an army car preparatory to start-
ing an eightahour stint.


Gle Club Asks
Singing Students
To .Join Group
The Wome.'s Glee Club, rehears-
ing for its wieekly broadcasts and for
its appeararce March 26 at the Ma-
sonic Temple in Detroit, is welcoming
eligible second-semester freshmen to
join its ranks, according to Bill Saw-
yer, Director of the group.
Freshmen, as well as upperclass-
men, are invited to try out at 4 p.m.
Monday or Friday, or at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday in the Kalamazoo Room
at the League.
This semester Sawyer plans to add
male voices to the group to rehearse
for the Detroit appearance and for
the broadcasts. Those who are inter-
ested are asked to attend the Wednes-
day rehearsals as soon as possible.
The group's appearance at the Ma-
sonic Temple in March represents the
group's honor at having been chosen
to represent the University at the
annual "University Night."
The weekly broadcasts will be given
at 10:15 a.m. each Saturday, begin-
ning Feb. 20 from the University Sta-
tion WJR at Morris Hall.



There will be a meeting at 4
p.m. Friday in the Student Pub-
lications Building for all eligible
freshmen interested in trying out,
for the Daily women's staff. All
sophomores and juniors who are
interested are also invited to at-
First Ruthven Tea
Of New Semester
To Be Given Today
The first Ruthven JTea of the new
semester will take place from 4:00
p.m. to 6:00 p.m. this afternoon in
the Ruthven home.
The student chairmen of the tea
are Peg Applegate, '44, and Marian
Luhrs, '44, assisted by Miss Sarah
'Rowe and Mrs. Harriman, who will
pour from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., and
Mrs. Quinn and Mrs. Stewart, pourers
from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Agnes
Johnson, '45; Martha Kinsey, '45;
Glenn McDaniel, '45; and Rita Jaski
'44, will be in charge of the dining
The guests especially invited are the
residents of Martha Cook Building,
Alpha Omicron Pi, Delta Tau Delta,
Delta Gamma, and Lloyd and Wil-
liams houses.
Groups 1 and 3 of the Social Com-
mittee will serve in the living room
from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and
groups 2 and 4, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00
Staff Welcomes
Four New Members
As Term Begins



Assembly Board will meet a
p.m. today in the Undergradu
Office of the League.

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Four sophomore tryouts have been
appointed to the positions of junior
night editors on the Women's Staff
of The Daily beginning this semester.
These new editors, two of whom
take over their jobs in the second
semester of their sophomore years in
academic life are Beatrice Bouchard,
'44; Carol Cothran, '44; Charlotte
Haas, '45, and Marjorie Hall, '45.
Miss Bouchard, a resident of Ann
Arbor, is rushing chairman of Col-
legiate Sorosis and has worked on
League projects.
From Detroit, Miss Cothran is a
member of Alpha Chi Omega, Athena
Society, the Women's Glee Club, and
has worked on Freshman Project.
Miss Haas is from Monroe and is
affiliated with Kappa Alpha Theta.
She was on the central committee for.
Freshman Project and has worked on
Sophomore Project and other League
Miss Hall, of Tonawanda, N.Y., .is
a resident of Martha Cook Building.
She was president of Jordan Hall and
is a member of Choral Union and the
Women's Glee Club. Miss Hall has
worked on various League commit-
tees and is a member of several WAA




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