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* FMbAY1 MARCH ~20, 1948

MIC-14-4 C-1 A N- "ATIN-

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Clyde Lucas

Orchestra

To Play for Frosh-Soph Ball

Sale of Tickets
Starts Monday
For 'M Hop'
Central Committee Believes
Affair To Be Last All-Campus
Dance Sanctioned by University
Clyde Lucas and his orchestra will
furnish the music for "M-Hop." the
Frosh-Soph Ball, which will be held
from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., April 9, in the
Union Ballroom, it was announced
yesterday by co-chairman Stan Wal-
lace, '45.
This will be the first Michigan
affair at which Lucas has played. An
accomplished musician .on nine dif-
ferent instruments, Lucas concen-
trates largely on the violin and trom-
bone. His band is composed of 16
men and a feminine vocalist and em-!
ploys 72 instruments in all. It is be-
cause of the diversified talents of
his instrumentalists that Lucas' band
has often been termed the "most ver-
satile" band known.
Tickets To Go on Sale
Tickets for the ball will be on sale
from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and
Tuesday at the travel desk in the
Union, and a limited number will be
reserved for freshmen and sopho-
mores. If any tickets are left, they
will be placed on general sale after
Tuesday.
"Michigan Memories" will be the
theme of the dance and will be built
around the customs and traditions
most typical of life on the Michigan
campus. The theme has been espe-
cially chosen inasmuch as it is be-I
lieved by the central committee that
this will be the last all-campus dance
to be sanctioned by the University
this semester.
Now Playing in New York
Clyde Lucas is now playing in New
York, and will go on to Hollywood
after his appearance here, for further
engagements. The recent trend of
his band has been from sweeter ar-
rangements to more swing and "solid"
numbers.
In former years the freshman and
sophomore classes have held separate
dances, but this year they are com-
bining their efforts in order to cut
down on expense and to make the
affair a bigger event than ever.

'Qingham Hop'
Will Be Today
Guests at Rec-Rally Will Wear
Costumes in the Rustic Mode
"Gingham Hop," pseudonym for
the latest Rec-Rally, will be in full
swing from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. today
at Barbour and Waterman gyms as
gymnasts and square dancers go all
out for costumes in an effort to snag
the prizes offered by the committee
for the funniest and the most original
"get ups."
Of what the prizes will consist is
still a secret to all but committee
members, but they will be announced
before the frolic is over. "Anything
goes," is the catch word for costumes,
and the more "hickish" the outfits,
the better it will be for all concerned.
Games and sports will be super-
vised by members of the recreational
leadership class, a course sponsored
by the Department of Physical Edu-
cation for Women. The course is, as
its title implies, designed to teach
women how to plan and carry out
play time projects for young and old.
Consequently, the latest Rec-Rally is
providing opportunities for members
of the class to get in their so-called
practice teaching.
Other innovations of "Gingham
Hop" are the addition of "Oddity
Hall," a room in which all sorts of
parlor games will be in progress, and
a public address system which will
allow square dancers to hear Howard
Liebee better as he sounds out the
swing steps.
Sports and games will rule from
8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., continuing dur-
ing the square dancing which will
begin at 9:30. Soldiers and civilians,
with or without dates, are invited to
attend. A small admission charge
will be levied in order to allay the
cost of badminton birds, darts and
other equipment.
Announcement has been made of
the election of the following officers
of the Figure Skating Club for next
year: Nancy Upson, '44, continuing
as manager; Ruth Weinberg, '45,
secretary, and Kay McFee, '45, treas-
urer.
University, House, a graduate stu-
dent residence, announces its newly
elected officers as follows: Claire
Trisch, president, Kay Weinert, treas-
urer, and Eunice Yarger, social secre-
tary.

WAACs,

Here

'The Moon Is Full'

. . .

For Recruiting
Applicants To Be Interviewed
By Lts. Muncie and Hudgens
An opportunity to gain first-hand
information about the WAAC and to
enroll in the Corps will be provided
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Armory
and at the War Information Center
in the League today and tomorrow
when Lieut. Sarah S. Hudgens and
Lieut. Nina Muncie, WAAC recruiting
officers from Detroit, will interview
applicants for the Corps.
College women meeting the qualifi-
cations of the WAAC may enroll and
upon request be placed on inactive
status until the close of the current
school year or until the completion
of the school course in which they are
enrolled provided such course can be
completed in one year.
Requirements Listed
If you are a United .States citizen,
aged 21 to 44 inclusive, of good repute,
of any race, color or creed, married
or single, and can meet the physical
and remaining requirements, you are
eligible for the WAAC.
Students who are 20 years old and
are interested in joining the WAAC
are urged to meet Lieut. Muncie or
Lieut. Hudgens and leave their names
as the age limit for WAAC recruits
will soon be lowered from 21 to 20.
Linguists Needed
There is a special need for linguists
and musicians in the WAAC although
women with all types of training can
be used. Cashiers, accountants, cleri-
cal workers, cooks, cryptographers,
dental assistants, library aides, mes-
sengers, pharmacists, printers, radio
operators, technicians, secretaries,
statisticians, stenographers, tele-
graph, telephone and teletype opera-
tors, typists and X-ray operators are
needed also.
Lieut. Hudgens said that women
are being rushed through more rap-
idly than formerly. She explained.
"The need is so great that the Army
has asked us to rush new WAAC's
through. In the past it was often
months before a candidate was on
her Way to a new Army station. The
usual time is now a week. Within two
weeks new members are usually ac-
cepted and dispatched to their new
posts."
Panhel Ball1
Patrons List
Is Announced
The list of patrons and patronesses
for Pan-Hellenic Ball which will be
held from 9 p.m. to midnight tomor-
row at the League has been an-
nounced as follows:
Presdent and Mrs. A. G. Ruthven,
Vice-President and Mrs. 'Sirley'W.
Smith, Dan Alice Llyd, Den Jos-
eph A. Bursley, Mrs. Byrl F. Bacher,
Miss Jeanette Perry, Assistant Dean
and Mrs. Walter B. Rea, Miss Ethel
McCormick, Dr. Margaret Bell, and
Prof. and Mrs. John L. Brumm.
The list continues with Prof. and
Mrs. James K. Pollock, Prof. and
Mrs. Waldo Abbot, Prof. and Mrs.
Russell C. Hussey, Prof. and M rs
Norman R. F. Maier, Prof. and Mrs.
Edward Ham, Prof. George Meyer,
Prof. and Mrs. H. M. Moser, Prof. and
Mrs. Arthur Van Duren, Jr., and Miss
Marie Hartwig.
Tri-Delts Win Again
At Dressings Unit
Proving that it's not necessary to
be among the especially invited hus-
es in order to have the best repre-
sentation at the surgical dresing
unit, Delta Delta Delta sorority was
winner both last week and the week

before.
The icy weather last week was the
obvious reason for the drop in atten-
dance, but the committee urges that
coeds turn out rain or shine.
The especially invited guests for
today include Sorosis, Ann Arbor co-
eds, Madison House, and Theta, Phi,
Alpha.
Theta Xi announces the initiation
of the following men: Robert Frank
Beadle, '46E, Midland; James Perry
Eyster, '45E, Toledo, 0.; Lawrence.
stanley Commora, '46E, Midland;
Stanley Ahlers, '46E, Yonkers, N.Y.;
and Fred Schriever, "46E, Grosse
Pointe.
PAJAMAS.

But Youth Marches to War
THIS WEEK another spring began, but it is not the usual thoughts of
spring that come to mind. The moon is full this week but many
young men who a year ago were driving their sweethearts to the movies
or walking with themunder the campus elms are in training camps, at
sea., on Pacific islands, flying bombers over Europe.
Some of them took Gafsa on Thursday and are today marching on
Gabes. Some are wounded and some are dead, and more will be. This is
the spring they have been waiting for. They must face it, and so must
we. And the summer that comes after it.
They are attacking or preparing to attack. This is the new thing in
the war of the United Nations in March, 1943. The attack will not be
easy or cheap. It will test this generation of youth as none has ever
been' tested. it will test the faith of those who must remain at home;
those to whom the telegrams come, those mentioned in the casualty
lists as next of kin.
SPRING AND SUMMER are short seasons when one is going to col-
lege. or is planning a carefree vacation in the mountains, or has just
taken his first job, or when a boy and girl are newly married. They will
not be short this year. They Will be made up of nights and days of anx-
iety and, for some, of anguish. Courage and faith will be needed to en-
dure them.' The mountainsinto which this year's graduates must go
are sinister in their tragic beauty. Death will descend from the air on
lovely beaches.
Time was in this land when youth seemed irresponsible, almost too
free from care. The oldsters looked back toward their own sometimes
meager beginnings and shook their heads. Were we, in this age of easy
freedoms, producing young men of character? And now we know the
faith that was latent in them, their strength to carry burdens, their
unassuming valor and fortitude. Out of the old springs and summers,
out of the dancing, the motoring, the high school pranks, have been
born these qualities.
This spring they will use them in battle. The blossoming time of
1943 will not soon be forgotten. It will be a legend reverently told and
listened to in the winter of their generation. They will be fighting so
that springs in time to come may not be like this one.
- Reprinted from the New York Times

Three Houses Are Scheduling
Informal Dances for Week-End
The Martha Cook residents are Because Williams House was unable
planning a dance to honor a group to arrange for transportation to its
of men from the Army Air Corps annual barn dance and hay-ride this
Meteorology School here to be held year it will hold a unique Treasure
'from 9 to 12 p.m. tomorrow. Hunt and dance at the dorm from 8
Well aware of the fact that the Air p.m. to midnight tomorrow.
Corps men and the Martha Cook girls The dining hall will be transformed
don't know each other, Helen Speed, intoan 1890 cafe with singing waiters
'44, chairman of the dance, has iandtha pproratew tsimings es
named a number of girls to act as other appropriate trimmings es-
hostesses to see that all are "prop- pecially for the affair, which will be
erly introduced." But just in case chaperoned by Mrs. Virginia M. Har-
they should miss someone, all will ryman and Dr. James Miller.
wear name tags. As a further aid
to getting acquainted, a few novel Theta Xi will hold an informal
mixer dances are being planned. Thet tXe hall ho nfoma9
The girls are also planning a floor dance at the Thapter house from 9
show to add to the entertainment of p.m. to midnight today, which will be
the evening, and in spite of rationing, chaperoned by Dr. and Mrs. R. Goy
refreshments will be served. of Detroit.

Leadership Meeting To Be Held-
In Barbour Gymnasium Today

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Next WAA Physical Fitness meet-
ing for all athletic managers and
exercise leaders will be held at 5 p.m.
today, in the dance studio of Barbour
gymnasium.
Shelby Dietrich, '45, chairman of
the project, requests all the leaders!
to bring their participation results
for their respective houses for the
past two weeks.
Highest participation since the be-
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was reached during the period from
March 1 through March 11. Eigh-
teen hundred women participated in
the exercises at least twice during
that period.
The progress chart in the League
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Omega, Alpha Delta Pi, Collegiate
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ver, 90 per cent, and Stockwell with
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100 per cent, that of Mrs. Feiner's.
Those attending the leadership
meeting are asked to wear slacks or
shorts and tennis shoes.

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