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Rnnual Spring Horse Show Is Slated for May 15



Seaman's Story Emphasizes
IT'S EXTREMELY EASY to convince one's self that one hour spent in
some war activity will add so little to the sum total that it's just not
worth the effort.
E" VERY NOW AND THEN something crops up that forces the realization
of the importance of "that little bit."
Such was the manner in which the vital necessity of the Surgical
Dressing Unit was brought home to one Michigan coed recently, when
she received a letter from a second class seaman of the United States
Navy who is now lying in a Naval Hospital in one of our Eastern states.
This young Navy man, who is recuperating from a seridus operation,
said that he had nothing but paper handkerchiefs to use in place of dress-
ings for over a week. The first two days after his operation he had used up
a week's quota of 4x4 gauze bandages and had not seen any since.
In his own words, the seaman observed, "If there's a scarcity of dress-
ings here, just think what it must be like in the battle zones."
[N SPI'TE OF the danger of being trite or "super-emotional," we are
pointing out that such a case can be the rule, rather than the excep-
tion. This particular case is but one example of situations that are
appearing wherever there are wounded men.
An hour spent by every woman on campus making surgical dressings
would help immeasurably to alleviate such a condition, since the dressings
produced in that time would be sufficient to help some wounded man re-
cover more rapidly..
The campus Surgical Dressings Unit will be open four more days,
only-between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. today and tomorrow of this week and
Thursday and Friday of next week ...
WHAT are Michigan women going to do about it? Are they going to set
aside at least one hour during those four days in which to make surgical
dressings? Or are they going to forget about the whole thing and allow
wounded seamen and soldiers to get along as best they can with makeshift
bandages? 1 --Charlotte Haas and Marjorie Hall



Work in Navy Project

Events To Be
Crop and Saddle Club Invites
All Interested To Participate
The nineteenth annual Spring
Horse Show, sponsored by the Wo-
men's Crop and Saddle Club, will
take place at 3 p.m. Saturday, May
15, at the Golfside Riding Stables,
club officials have announced.
According to Pat Coulter, '45, Pres-
ident of Crop and Saddle, all inter-
ested men and women are invited to
participate in, or attend the show.
Nine competitive events will make
up a varied program, and riders in
all events are to be judged on horse-
manship ability.
There will be separate events for
children and high school students.
A novelty class, Musical Chairs, for
Crop and Saddle members only will
add a lighter touch to the afternoon's
Ribbons To Be Awarded
No prizes will be given to the win-
ners, although ribbons will be award-
ed to riders placing firsti second, and
third in each class. A limit has not
been placed on the number of classes
an individual may enter so long as
she is, able to meet the necessary
qualification set up for each particu-
lar event.
Participants are asked to fill out
an entry card, stating in which clas-
ses they will ride and their horse
preferences if any. Booths will be
set up in the lobby of the League
from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. every
week-day until May 14 for the con-
venience of persons wishing to obtain
these cards. Entry blanks are also
available at the office of the Golf-
side Stables or from any member of
the Crop and Saddle Club.
Special Ability Not Needed
Miss Coulter has stressed the fact
that, entrance in the show does not
necessitate superior riding ability. It
is a show planned for riders of vary-
ing abilities, and all persons are urged
to enter regardless of experience.
A small entry fee will be charged
all participants. Further information
regarding any phase of the show
may be obtained by contacting Miss
Coulter at Mosher Hall.


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NAVY WORKER-The woman pictured here is one of many employed
by the U.S. Navy to work with radio transmitters. This recently ini-
tiated project is being carried on under the supervision of the communi-
cations department.

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The 232,158 pounds of silk and ny The war effort is absorbing almost
Ibn stockings turned in by women
stockis tuedi D b won all of the country's supply of plati-
salvagers between December 15 and
January 15 will fuwnish the Army num, so 1943 engagement rings will
With over 150,000 smokeless powder be made of palladium, a white metal
bags. of even greater rarity.
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One thing, important to the Time out for a date with the
morale of the country, which Army? Be sure to look your
we can all do, is to look our loveliest - let him remember
best at all times. you at your best
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A strictly "made-to-order" powder for YOU.
Watch our consultant blending. She can cater
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Vriorities Limit
Lanterns to Sing
Night Leaders
Since war priorities have caused
a stoppage in the production of pa-
per lanterns such as those tradi-
tionally carried by senior women for
Lantern Night Sing, which will be
held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, only the
leaders of the march to Palmer Field
will carry lanterns, thus preserving
the tradition in spite of the war.
In case of bad weather-meaning
rain-the Sing will be held at 7:30
p.m. in Waterman Gym, and the
march will be dispensed with. In
that case, signs placed about the
floor of the gymnasium will signify
the places where the women partici-
pating in the sing will congregate.
Led by the University band, senior
women, flanked on either side
by underclassmen, will march two
abreast to Palmer Field after lining
up in front of the library at 6:45
p.m. Seniors will wear caps and
gowns; juniors-yellow hair ribbons;
sophomores-red hair ribbons, and
freshmen-green hair ribbons.
Once at Palmer Field, the march-
ers will form an "M" and will sing
"Hail to the Colors" before stepping
into a "V" formation in which posi-
tion they will sing "The Star Span-
gled Banner." The marchers will
then disperse and take their places
behind the signs signifying the vari-
ous houses. All women are invited
to march with their housed whether
or not they are taking part in the
sing itself.
The committee in charge of Lan-

U S. Women
Serve as Mess
Boys on Ship
By The Associated Press
BALBOA, Canal Zone- Three
American women have started their
own campaign to prove that they
are qualified to serve in the United
States Merchant Marine. They have
started on a United Nations ship as
mess attendants and are regular
members of the crew, living in special
quarters with the legend "Three Mess
Boys" over the door.
The trio reached this Pacific port
recently, on the first sea voyage any
of them ever had taken.
Mrs. Ruth Bogard, 25, of San Fran-
cisco, went to sea because "I might
run into my husband some place,"
leaving a job in the Federal Reserve
Bank. Her husband, a gunner's mate
in the Navy, sailed three days after
their marriage.
Mrs. Mary Cotton, 35, also of San
Francisco, bakes for the officers'
mess. Her husband has been miss-
ing in action since May 30, 1942,
when his ship, the Quail, was scuttled
off Cavite. She formerly was a desk
clerk in a San Francisco hotel.
tern Night Sing is headed by Nancy
Hattersley, '44, president of WAA,
and she will be assisted by Mary
Alice Hahn, '45, lantern chairman,
Louise Forbush, '45, line of march,
Barbara Wallace, '45Ed, sing chair-
man, Dorothy DeVries, '44, patrons,
and Marjorie Hall, '45, publicity.

Members of the Women's Glee
Club will hold a rehearsal at 4
p.m. tomorrow in preparation for
the broadcast to be held at 10:15
Saturday. This is contrary to the
announcement made earlier in
the week.
* .* *
Wyvern initiation will be held
at 5 p.m. today in the Undergrad-
uate Office of the League. Old
members should be on hand at
4:45 p.m.
Houses that are especially in-
vited to attend the Surgical Dress-
ing Unit today include. Alpha
Gamma Delta,. Zeta Tau Alpha,
Kappa Kappa Gamma., Helen
Newberry, and Betsy Barbour.
Those houses that will be special
guests tomorrow are Kappa Alpha
Theta, Kappa Delta, Alpha Phi,
Mosher Hall, and Stockwell Hall.


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