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To Red Cross




Residents of Four Women's I
Dorms Have Donated 100%;
Coed Quota Almost Reached
The results from the campus wo-
men's Red Cross drive already show
that a total of $1,834 has been de-
posited with the local chapter of the
Red Cross.
The quota for Michigan women
which must be reached by Wednes-
day is $2,500, of which $666 is lacking,
and the returns from all of the dor-
mitories, sororities, and league houses
are not yet in. According to Miss
McCormick, social director of the
League, this is an excellent record,
"The women are responding very well,
and we should be able to fill our
Leading the contributions in the
dormitory group are Stockwell Hall,
Mosher Hall, Madison House, and
University House with' 100% of the
residents contributing. Stockwell
contributed a total of $411, the others
$250, $42, $14 respectively. Alumnae
House follows with 87%, and Betsy
Barbour House with 74%. Only par-
tial returns are available from Jordan
Hall and Martha Cook. Helen New-
berry and Couzens Hall have not yet
turied in any report.
According to Miss McCormick, all
of the sororities that have turned in
reports have contributed 100% to the
drive. Collegiate Sorosis has contrib-
uted a total of $224. The others in
the order of their contributions are
Delta Gamma, Pi Beta Phi, Alpha
Epsilon Phi, Alpha Gamma Delta,
Chi Omega, Kappa Alpha Theta, Al-
pha Phi, Alpha Delta Pi, Kappa Delta,
and Alpha Xi Delta. Seven.sororities
have not turned in their reports.
The reports of Jellema, Keusch,
Hunt, Freeman, Pray, Rock, J. C.
Wilson, Austin and Magincalda
League Houses indicate that these
houses are cooperating 100%.
Houses Plan Affairs
Two houses have planned activities
for today. Allen Rumsey and Wenley
House will hold a dance from 9 p.m.
to midnight today, which will be
chaperoned by Mr. and Mrs. P. A.
Ostafin, and Mrs. Burton and Mrs.
E. K. Herdman, housemothers.
Collegiate Sorosis will hold a tea
from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. today..

N Stunt Night
Will Be Held
Juniors Will Present Program
For Senior Women Wednesday
Stunts, skits, and traditional cere-
monies will be the feature attractions
of Junior Stunt Night, which will be
held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre for the
benefit of senior women.
The juniors will present a series of
stunts, and skits from last year's JGP
will be given by the senior women.
Dean Alice Lloyd, assisted by her
staff, will render her version of "Car-
men," and Dr. Margaret Bell and
Miss Hope Hartwig will provide an-
other unique performance. Dr. Bell
will do a solo dance in one part of
the program. Other details will not
be revealed until the evening of the
Permission has been given to the
junior women to hold this traditional
affair because it is to be a benefit
performance for Chinese relief this
year. Dorothy Darnell, Nancy Upson,
Kay Claason and Ihla Smith will be
in charge of skits, Rae Larson has
charge of the dancing, and Lucy
Chase Wright will be responsible for
the choruses.
One of the traditional affairs that
has been held every year is the wish-
ing well. Non-engaged women must
drop a penny into the wishing well
for every year they have been unen-
gaged. Engaged women will be re-
quired to eat lemons, and married
women will blow out the flames of
The senior women will be garbed
in caps and gowns, and are urged to
obtain them sometime this week from
Moe's Sport Shop. The caps and
gowns were previously rented at the
League, but the practice has been
abolished this year.
The performance is open to all wo-
men on campus.
Tr Delts Are Tops
In Bandage Rolling
The winner in the surgical dress-
ings "contest" for last week is Delta
Delta Delta. Kappa Alpha Theta,
Alpha Epsilon Phi, and Betsy Bar-
bour are especially invited to attend
Next Thursday one of the houses
of this group will receive recognition
for having been the best participant
of the week.

flv Sweet 6Oe Ceera
Sometthnhg'has to be done about Brooklyn. It's getting to the point now
where someone from Brooklyn isn't even safe in Manhattan. Certain New
York department stores in particular have it in for Brooklynites-they must
train their salesgirls to raise their eyebrows like that when, upon asking
for your address, they learn the inevitable truth.
Well, anyhow, if people from Brooklyn can't feel safe within the limits
of their own city, imagine how they must feel out here, confronted by the
firm Midwestern attitude. It is to make conditions less dangerous for the
Michigan student who must write Brooklyn down on all the records that I
here strive. I'm going to do my best-but I know how much it will help.
Some Say -'lottul!'
Maybe we should start with something simple like "Brooklyn is a place
in New York!' No, that won't do-Let's say that Brooklyn is one of New
York's five boroughs and leave it at that. Now with this fundamental fact
established we can become more confusing-like Brooklyn. Contrary to
popular -opinion, Brooklynites do not say "toity-toid" for thirty-third or
"woild" for world or "goil" for girl. They say "thayty-thayd" for thirty-
third and "wayld" for world and "gayl" for girl. There is a Ine distinction
there which must not be overlooked. (Imagine how confu .mg it would be
if everyone thought that "ay" sounded lil-e "oi" and vice-versa).
My friends tell me that you can track a Brooklynite down by his
double "t"-it's always glottal. What they mean is that I say "bottul"
for bottle, whereas they say "boddle." Well, it hardly seems fair to blame
Brooklyn just because its mispronunciation disagrees with their mis-
pronunciation. Besides,'Brooklyn wouldn't be Brooklyn if -people didn't
say "bottul."
I had a Latin teacher once-in high school-who used to speak in the
same poisonous tones about "the natives" as we do when we mention the
people who get "E" in Hygiene 101. By "the natives", of course, he meant
us-the Dddger fans, the glottal t'ers, the r-dropping, r-adding Brooklyr'tes.
Of course, by the time a child reaches high school in Brooklyn, he b s be-
come calloused to that sort of thing-so we let him live. But I don't think
he would have lasted very long in the Bronx.
Where O0il-Is 'Er'
Well, it's luite a place-country and city all mixed up* into Brooklyn.
One minute, maybe sitting on the porch some spring evening, you refuse
to believe that New York City proper is only a half hour away by subway.
Then the Brooklyn College night school crowd gets out and you believe it
If circumstances really demanded it you could probably divide Brooklyn
up into a fixed number of crowds. (Please note: I said crowds not gangs.)
There's the Crown Heights crowd (sometimes known as the Eastern Park-
way crowd), the Bay Ridge crowd, the Flatbush crowd.
You might also divide Brooklyn up in terms of recreational activities.
There's the mah-jong division, the bridge division, the poker division, and
lately, the run -around-getting-yourself-involved-in-defense-activities divi-
sion. I might add that,'membership in one division does not exclude you
from membership in any of the others.
About once in the course of every year a Brooklynite commits the un-
pardonable sin and moves to New York. This process is usually brought
about by the uplifted eyebrows in department stores which I mentioned
before. Sometimes, however, there is another reason, like "John's business,
you know," or Tommy's flunking out of every high school in Brooklyn. If
the latter is the one, no definite excuses need be given because everyone
knows anyway.
Well, there it is-I know it won't help. My friends will still go on ex-
ploiting my glottal t's, and people will still laugh at the sure thing in the
movies-a crack about Brooklyn. I don't care-I seen my duty, etc., etc.,
etc. Just one last joint, though-As far as we know, and according to au-
thorities, Brooklyn will not secede from the Union.

War N



Badly Needed
Education Program Speeded Up
To Prepare Students for Duty
There are approximately 1,300
schools of nursing In the United
States, and more than ninety per
cent of these are still owned and op-
erated by hospitals. The others,
known as "collegiate schools," have
various kinds of connections with
colleges and universities.
Nursing education is young as com-
pared with professional education in
other fields such as medicine and
law, and until recent y has been cen-
tered in hospitais, en -;irely outside of
the national system f education.
Nurses Urgently Needed
According to the modern concep-
tion of professional education, the
majority of nursing schools have not
yet attained full professional status,
yet about 80 nursing education pr-
grams leading to degrees are now re-
ported, and these numbers are always
Because of the urgent need for
nurses, the programs of many nurs-
ing schools are being accelerated so
that, if necessary, their students may
be 'ready for service in military hos-
pitals in this country or for civilian
service, in less than the usual three
years' time.
Like College Life
However, life in nursing school is
not unlike life in college. The first
four to six months in nursing school
constitute the pre-clinical period dur-
ing which time the schedule is made
up largely of lectures, laboratory
work, demonstrations and periods of
practicing nursing procedures.
Social activities arepan important
part Of the general program in all
good schools of nursing and are given
responsible direction either by the
director of the nurses' residence, who
corresponds to the house mother of
a college dormitory, or by a social
7&eddi rigs
cNand ,*
Mr. and Mrs. Hyman J. Teller of
Forest Hills, N.Y., have announced
the recent marriage of their daugh-
ter, Marjorie, '42, to Lieut. (J.G.)
Alexander Singer, U.S.N.R., in San
Francisco, Calif.
Miss Telle'r was a member of Athe-
na, worked on Theatre Arts and held
a junior position on the editorial staff
of the Michiganensian. She Was af-
filiated with Alpha Epsilon Phi.
Dr. and Mrs. Earl W. May of De-
troit have recently announced the
engagement of their daughter, Carol,
'44, to Pell Hollingshead, son of Dr.
and Mrs. George G. Hollingshead of
Montclair, N.J.
Miss May is a member of Gamma
Phi Beta sorority. She has partici-
pated in sophomore and junior pro-
jects. Mr. Hollingshead is agraduate
of Wesleyan College where he was
affiliated with Delta Kappa Epsilon.
He received his law degree from the
University last semester.


Sorority Women Are Respondin
To 'Take Soldier to Panhel Ball'

"Take a soldier to Panhell Ball" is
a suggestion that is motivating a re-!
sounding response from sorority wo-
men on campus, for no less than 100
coeds have signed up to treat the
same number of men in uniform to
their annual formal, announces Mary
Lee Grossman. '45, publicity chair-
man for the Ball Committee.
The Ball, scheduled for Saturday.
March 27, will donate its proceeds
to defense drives, and the women who
are taking soldiers stationed on cam-
pus are contributing directly to the
dance project.
Miss Grossman adds that the ma-
jority of the women who are signed
up feel not only that they will enjoy
the dance, but also that they will be
giving to sources that will help their
own men in the armed forces.
A date bureau, headed by Peggy
Ross, '43, provides the means for ar-
ranging the dates with soldiers on
campus. A list is available at the
League for women to sign their names
and state their heights and a similar

list is posted for the men in the bar-
The bureau then compares the lists
and matches are made according to
the heights of the persons as stated.
But the bureau's job does not stop
there. Coke dates are arranged so
that the "matches" may meet and
plan beforehand for their date on
March 27.
Women who want to join the ranks
of those who are already signed to
accompany men in uniform to the
Ball should get in touch with Miss
Ross as soon as possible.
The Ball will feature the music of
Leroy Smith, colored orchestra leader
and violinist who has played for other
dance events on campus in the past.
Door prizes will be offered in the
form of war stamp books in $10, $8
and $5 denominations.
In keeping further with the all-
out-for-defense project, there will be
no decorations or programs at the
dance. And, as customary at past
Panhellenic Balls, there will be no
corsages worn this year.

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corsages worn this year.


That's her Hadley sweater-
her proudest possession, all-
American knitting Rich,
heavy imported cashmere, to
keep you snug and beautiful.
White, blue, pink.

tlol ( I

LONG, 9.95-10.95
CARDIGAN, 10.95-11.95


Women War
Workers Design
Protective Hats
By The Ass"ciated Press
Spring chapeaux, the popular ones,
in Detroit this year will be minus
bows, birds, ribbons and veils. At
least that is what the city's war
working gsas want.
Women war *orkers, 5,500 of them
at the Ford Highland Park plant are
now in the throes of a hat designing
contest. So* far, they contend, there
is nothing on the market in the line
of attractive protective headgear-it
seems that top- notch milliners have
been designing smart but impractical
hats up to now. -
"Girls get their hair caught in ma-
chinery for lack of protective head-
gear," Molly Eisenstat, chairman of
the woman's division, United Auto-
mobile Workers (CIO) Local 400,
said. "Our hat must not have any
frills, bows, or: visors-4hey're dan-
gerous-but-it must be attractive too,
for after all we're only human."
Turbans, about the best to turn up
yet, are not favored by many because
they are too severe, according to,
Molly. Also, if- the turban is the
wind-up type, she said, the ends may
become loose - and get caught in a
One idea already submitted was

Navy Nurses
Tell Fish Story
FLEET, South Pacific- (A)- On the
beach between battles the Navy nurs-
es from a hospital ship get a kick out
of introducing three of their party-
Nurses Pike, Herring and Troutman.
"What better names for seagoing
nurses?" they ask.
The nurses-on the beach as guests
of the warship officers-are cheerful
despite the fact that their jobs are
about as grim a business as the war
They swim in the surf and partake
heartily of the steak sandwiches and
other refreshments prepared by mess
boys. They say it is a big treat after
the hard work and limited recreation
aboard the hospital ship.
The ship-gleaming white, except
for one green stripe and red crosses
on sides and stack-has carried many
loads of wounded from the sea and
land battles of the South Pacific to
island base hospitals.
that of a helmet type hat, properly
ventilated and made of light weight
material with a dash of color.
The contest grew out of a style
show meeting attended by represen-
tative factory workers and called by
Molly to get an idea of what the
girls actually want for a work uni-


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