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I ickets on Sale
Tomorrow
Dance Open to Entire Campus
Is Designed as Fitting Climax
For 1942-43 Social Season
Ticket sales for the Union Spring
Formal to be held from 9 pm. to
midnight Saturday, May 8, will
start tomorrow at the Main Desk of
the Union according to Chuck Dot-
terer, '44, social chairman.
There will be a limited number of
tickets available and the sales are
open to the entire campus, provided
each purchaser has a Union card.
Bill Sawyer and his orchestra will
be featured at the affair. Highlight
of the evening will be a review of the
school year' in the most popular
tunes of each month, which the or-
chestra and Gwen Cooper, '45, soloist,
will lead.
The dance is formal for women,
but is not formal for men. This ar-
rangement is in keeping with the
times, as well as an accommodation
for the servicemen stationed on cam-
pus who have been invited to attend
the dance, and who will be admitted
at half-price.
The dance is a break with tradi-
tion. It is the first time that the
Union has sponsored a spring formal
dance. The purpose of the dance is
to give a fitting climax to the year's1
social functions. Programs will be1
presented.
WAA SCHEDULE
Softball: 5 p.m. tomorrow; Al-
pha Delta Pi vs. Alpha Xi Delta. 5
p.m. Tuesday; Delta Delta Delta
vs: Hill Street League House, Al-
pha Epsilon Phi vs. Kappa. Kappa
Gamma.-
5 p.m. Wednesday; Moser Hall
vs. winner of Alpha Delta Pi-Al-
pha Xi Delta game. 4:45 ,p~m.1
Thursday: Chi Omega vs. Kappa
Alpha Theta, Collegiate Sorosis vs.
winner of Delta Delta Delta-ill
Street League. House game, Alpha
Gamma Delta vs. winner of Alpha
Epsilon Phi-Kappa Kappa Gam-
ma game.
Swinuing: 8 p.m. Thursday,
Union Pool.
Tennis: 4:5 p.m. Tuesday,
WAB.
University Women's Riding'
Club: 1 p.m. Saturday, Barbour
Gym.
Archery: 4:15 Wednesday, WAB.
Crop and Saddle: 4:30 Wednes-
day, WAB
An Outing Club bike pinic will
include swimming in Barton Pond
if weather and water permit is
scheduled for 4:30 p.m. today.
The pinickers ar asked to
bring their own suppers and bath-
ing suits. Everyone -going o the
trip will start from Hill Auditor-
Stewardess'
Passengers Are ,
Wounded Men
SOMEWHERE IN NORTH AFRI-
CA (Delayed)- ()- The pretty
airline stewardess stopped to ask the
usual question of each passenger
"How are you doing?" But her pas-
sengers this trip were men who had
done their bit-wounded American
soldiers being flown back from the
front to hospitals in the rear.
It is very new, this evacuation of
patients by air transport on a large
scale-a dream in wartime planning
back in the United States is becom-

ing a reality in the African cam-
paign. It means that a soldier can
be got back to a well-equipped sta-
tion hospital for treatment in a few
hours instead of days.
And for this particular U.S. Army
nurse, Lieut. Clara H. Morrey of
Hancock, Mich., it was her first trip
to an advanced air:base to pick up
patients from an evacuation hos-
pital bound for a station hospital
several hundred miles behind the
battle lines.
On this particular 'day she and
eight of the other nurses Were out on
the flying field early in the morning
ready for their assignments. All the
girls have their main headquarters
in a barracks not far from this field,
which is midway between the front
and the hospitals to the rear.
Clara, her blue eyes bright with
excitement, like the other. girls, was
wearing blue slacks, a regulation
nurse's blue shirt, blue sweater and
a small man's sized fleece-lined

~Vomin power Corps q-ars
Congratulations, Encouragement
FEW WEEKS AGO nearly 200 women volunteered their services for the
"womanpower" corps.
The turnout for the "Buildings and Ground" crew, the chief project of
the corps, has been considerable, and for this cooperation coeds are to be
heartily congratulated. They have done a splendid job.
GERALDINE STADELMAN, '44, Personnel Administrator, who's in charge
of the corps, said, "The women who have come out have worked well, but
we still need many more women."
Coeds should not be content to rest on their laurels. There are
only three weeks of the semester remaining, and there is much to be
done in that time. When the weather does not permit work out of
doors, there is cleaning and dusting to be done in Hill Auditorium.
Work will continue straight up until finals but will not continue during
finals. It is imperative that all women who have not donated their services
as"yet do so now.
The University is very much aware of the manpower deficiency, and
this labor shortage is becoming more acute every day. The services of every
coed will be invaluable, and for those services every coed will be paid.
- Marjorie Rosmarin
Coed Ground Crew 'Flies High'
On Receipt of ApriI Pay Checks

Newberry Wins
Field Day ite
Certificates Given Residences
Winning Daily Exercise Drive
Field goals-referring to field day
winners now, and not to football-
were madeby Helen Newberry Resi-
dence, which won first place in the
"Fun, Fitness Field Day" yesterday,
Kappa Kappa Gamma, which came
in second, and the third place win-
ner, Martha Cook Building. Collegi-
ate Sorosis and Mosher Hall each
received honorable mention.
After the five exercises performed
en masse and the two performed by
individual groups, the judges-Dean
Alice C. Lloyd, Dr. Margaret Bell and
Mr. Earl Riske-chose the winners
which were announced by Nancy
Hattersly, '44, president of WAA.
Certificates were presented to the
winning sorority, dormitory and
league house zone participants in
the daily exercise drive which started
in the fall and will continue' until
the close of the semester. The stc-
cessful groups were Collegiate Soro-
sis, Helen Newberry Residence and
League House Zone Three.
Houses which participated in the
field day are Stockwell Hall, Alpha
Xi Delta, and Zeta Tau Alpha, Jor-
dan Hall, Collegiate Sorosis, Mosher
Hall, Alpha Epsilon Phi, Kappa
Delta, Betsy Barbor House and Helen
Newberry Residence, Delta Delta
Delta, Kappa Alpha Theta, Alpha
Delta Pi, Alpha Chi Omega, Kappa
Kappa Gamma, Martha Cook Build-
ing and Ann Arbor High-a credit-
able turnout for the culmination of
the year's physical fitness activities,
according to the committee in charge
of the program.

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By NANCY GROBERG
With Friday's announcement that
pay checks were ready for girls who
did April's ground crew work, swarms'
of coeds descended upon the sub-
station to reap the fruits of labor.
From all over campus they came,
tripping over one another's shirts,
blocking the lanes of the diagonal,
rocking the ground with their deter-
mined tread, gasping in anticipation.
From all directions they came-from
dormitories, from classes, from
cokes, from beds-there was no
stopping them. The Great Trek was
definitely on!
Easy Does It
Picturethe excitement when, upon
their arrival-bedraggled and out of
breath-they found that there was
no red tape involved, no statements
to sign-no pledges, no oaths. A few
words exchanged, a murmur of
thanks, and the pale green slip was
put, into the trembling hand.
Forgotten the aches and pains, for-
gotten the hot sun, forgotten the
wisecracks of the passers-by-this
was the ultimate glory. The checks
themselves were beautiful to see-a
lovely, cool shade of 'green, soft,
smooth paper-pretty black marks
symbolizing dollars and cents. It was
nothing mercenary, you under.
stand-merely the joy of knowing
where the next coke was coming
from, the exquisite Satisfaction of
one who has not labored in vain. The
tables had turned-now The Univer-
sity was handing out the checks-
"SALARY checks," they said.
No Bo uncers
Then, the mad dash to the cash-
ier's office, to local book stores, to
drug stores, to banks-a dash to any
place that would cash the check. The
University's credit was good-no one
even hesitated about converting the
pale green slips into darker green,
more beautiful slips. Across every
counter in the town the happy trans-
action was made, and the sighs of
contented coeds drowned out the
voices of their professors in the class-
rooms.
Almgost immediately the dress busi-
ness picked up, the coke business
picked up - everything picked up.
The heavy air lifted, and yesterday
the sun came out. The Michigan
woman was rejuvenated, and the sky
was an unbelievable shade of blue.
'So Shall Ye Reap'
Oh Michigan coeds-wherever you
may be-read this tale of compensa-
tion and mark it as a record of new
glory in the annals of your collec-
tive life. The memories of manual la-
bor - the aching fingers, the bent
backs crying for liniment, the leisure
hours gone-they are as nothing in
the face of this beautiful gesture--
brown leather jacket. On her blue
overseas cap was 'a gold bar. A
special flying nurse's suit with slacks
has been designed but it hasn't ar-
rived.
Clara- and the others- carried
slung over her shoulder a musette
bag packed with things, pajamas,
soap, - toothbrush, cosmetics, she
would need should she have to spend
the night up or down the line. She
had with her a canteen of water and
her mess kit. The girls also take
their steel helmets when flying for-
ward.
Bail Is War Bond
TOPEKA, Kas.--(m)-Police Judge
Eldon Sloan sentenced a 16-year-
old speeder-a second offender-to
10 days in jail. Then he paroled the
youth on condition he buy a $25
war bond immediately.

this stretching out of the hand to
receive a check.
Behind Waterman Gym stand
hundreds of rakes, waiting to be
grabbed; on North University stands
Hill Auditorium, waiting to be
cleaned, on the desks of "the powers
that be" lie stacks of pale green slips,
waiting to be filled out. On every
tree sits a Watchbird, watching
a coed-who-can't-put-two-and-two-
together. Have you been a coed-who-
can't-put-two-and-two-together to-
day?

SPARS, WAVES Offer Women
Variety of Jobs, Valuable Training

By MARY ANNE OLSON
For the worxan who is tentatively
considering joining the women's
armed forces upon leaving college,
the WAVES and the SPARS offer
many opportunities.
The importance of these services
is well illustrated by a statement by
Frank Knox, Secretary of the Navy.
"This Is total war-a war in which'
every woman as. well as every man
must play a part. The men in the,
Navy and Coast Guard are. in for one
reason alone--o fight!"
"But to. keep them, fighting,: there
are important service jobs, that must
be carried on at .home-man-size,
full-time jobs < which you, the wom-r
en of America, can fill- jobs in
which you can serve your country in
your country and release the men to
fight at sea,"
Will Fill Men's Jobs
Members of the WAVES and
SPARS will be assigned to shore jobs
now filled by men. They will do all
types of office work, and will fill'
jobs in radio, communications, store-
keeping, along with many other,
tasks.
'Service in the WAVES atid SPARS
offers training in fields seldom ,open
to women- in civilian life, and will
equip them for jobs they will be
qualified to fill after the war, it was
pointed out by the Navy. Three such
types of training are given in the

hospital corps, in radio and in mete-
orology.
The Navy has relaxed its original
corps which called for women with.
two .years of training and two years
experience as. clinicaland dental
X.ray technicians. Women will now
be accepted' who have had biology,
chemistry, home economics or related
training, or who' have been dental or
medical assistants or secretaries.
Corps Gets Indoctrination Course
Members of the hospital corps will
take. the basic five-week indoctrina-
tion course at Hunter College,' l. Y.
or Iowa State Teachers College. They
will then be 'sent to naval hospitals
to complete their training.
Training for the Radioman rating
is given at the University of Wiscon-
sin. There is no special requirement;
but teletype operators could qualify.
Radiomen must be able to copy low-
frequency code broadcasts, start,
stop and regulate power, make ad-
justments on Navy radio transmit-
ting and receiving equipment, and
operate receivers and transmitters.
Prior to the war few women were
to be found in the 'field of meteor-
ology or aerography, Is. it is called
-in -lte,Navy. Aerographers must un-
derstand the, principles of meteorol-
ogy, have a general knowledge' of
weather codes and drawings, be able
to read meteorological instruments
and make routine observations.

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Lacy Lingerie, too
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A MOTHER'S DAY

GREETING CARD!
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