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Union Spring Formcff To Be Held Today in Bal

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Campus Hit
Parade To Be
Main Feature
bt, Affair Is First Formal Dance
To Be Given by Union Council;
Dotterrer Promises Sell-Out
The Union Executive Council will
present the final gala occasion of the
year's social season, the Union Spring
Formal to be held from 9 p.m. to
midnight today in the ballroom.
Bill Sawyer and his orchestra will
play for the affair, and the highlight
of the evening will be a review of the
most popular tunes of the year as
compiled from requests of the or-
chestra. The hit tune for May will
be "As Time Goes By," for Decem-
ber, "White Christmas.
This is the first spring dance of
tlis kind ever to be given by the
Union members, and it is being
planned as a fitting climax to the
activities of the year.
Ticket Sales Are Linited
Ticket sales are limited to 300 and
the affair promises to be a sellout
according to Chuck. Dotterrer. Silver
programs of simple design will be
presented to each couple.
The dance will be formal for the
women, but is semi-formal for the
men, inkeeping with the spirit of the
times. This will also enable men in
the armed services of the United
States who have been especially in-
vited to attend. They will be admit-
ted at half price.
Guests of Committeemen
C. Richard Ford, '44, president of
the Union, will attend with Patricia
Plank, '46. David Striffler, '44, sec-
retary, will be present with Earlen
Ward, Albuquerque, N.M. Jean Hark-
ness, '45, will attend with Chuck Dot-
terrer, '44, soial chairman. Shirley
Zimmer, '44, will be escorted by Er-
win -Larsen, '45, tickets chairman.
Rupert Straub, '45E, music chair-
man, will attend with Mary Ann
Jones, '45A. Programs chairman,
Cecil Sink, '45E, will escort Ann Mc-
Gowan, '45, and Dean Monson, '45,
will be present with Martha Schmidt,
'44. Bunny Crawford, '44, publicity
chairman, will attend with Margaret
Laubengayer, '45.
To Hold Open House
For Soldiers Today
Soldiers and their dates are invited
to attend the Freshman Project open
house to be held from 9 p.m. to mid-
night today in the Grand Rapids
and Kalamazoo Rooms of the League.
The affair will be open to all men,
in the armed services, stag or with
dates, and all women students. Dan-
cing to the tunes provided by a juke
box will be the primary attraction in
the Grand Rapids Room. For those
who do not care to dance, there will
be checkers, bingo, bridge and other
card games in the Kalamazoo Room.
Guests who wish to learn the
rhumba, conga and tango, may re-
ceive instruction from the members
of the Latin American Dancing Club
which will be holding forth in the
ballroom.
The primary objectives of the
weekly open house is to provide in-
formal entertainment and an oppor-
tunity for the soldiers to meet stu-
dents.
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Lantern Night
Judges, Patrons
Are Announced
Prof. Arthur Hackett. Prof. Hardin
A. Van Deurserf, and Prof. Thelma
B. Lewis of the School of Music and
Dr. Margaret A. Bell of the Depart-
ment of Physical Education for Wo-
men have been announced as the
judges of Lantern Night Sing, the
line of march for which will form at
7 p.m. Monday, in front of the li-
brary.
Patrons for Lantern Night will be
headed by Pres. and Mrs. Alexander
G. Ruthven, Mr. and Mrs. Shirley
Smith, Dean and Mrs. Clarence Yoa-
kum, Dean and Mrs. Edward Kraus,
Dr. and Mrs. James Bruce, and Dean
and Mrs. James Edmonson.
The list will also include Dean
Alice C. Lloyd, Dean Jeanette Perry,
Dean Beryl Bacher, Dean Joseph
Bursley, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert O.
Crisler, Mr. and Mrs. William Revelli,
Miss Ethel McCormick, Miss Rhoda
Reddig, Mrs. Lucile Conger, Dr. Leora
Curtis, Dr. Mabel Rugen, and Dr.
George May.
In case of rain, the Sing will be
held at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Water-
man Gym, and the line of march will
be dispensed with. Each house is
restricted to 35 singers in the event,
and the numbers cannot exceed three
minutes in length.
Twenty-six houses have filed their
entries for Lantern Night Sing, and
they will sing according to the order
of the drawing held at the WAB
whenplans for LanternNight were
first formulated.
During the judging of the Sing,
Phi Delta Theta, winners of Inter-
fraternity Sing, will present their
winning number, and the activities
cup, awarded each year to the house
participating the greatest number of
times in WAA sports, will be present-
ed to the 1942-43 champion.
Formal, Informal
Dances Add to May
Festival Celebration
Ann Arbor will be an 'especially
busy place this week-end with the
May Festival and the dances, both
formal and informal, that are being
held from 9 p.m. to midnight today
at the various chapter houses.
Maj. and Mrs. William Renner,
Prof. and Mrs. Clarence Kessler, and
Mrs. Norris Wentworth will chaperon
the Gamma Phi Beta spring formal,
and Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Peterson and
Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Eich will chap-
eron the Phi Gamma Delta spring
formal.
Kappa Delta will hold an informal
dance which will be chaperoned by
Mrs. Edward Goodale, Mrs. Paul
Kircher, and Mrs. Hugh Tenant.
Phi Kappa Psi's informal dance
will be chaperoned by Dr. William
Brace and Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Seed.
Alpha Delta Phi will hold a dance
at which Mr. and Mrs. Edward B.
Ham and Mr. and Mrs. Carl E. Gehr-
ings will act as chaperons.
Initiation Announced
Gamma Phi Beta announces the
recent initiation of the following
twelve women: Jane Arner, '46; Lois
Bassett, '46; Jo Ann Bush, '46; Bar-
bara Butler, '45; Chloe Hietsch, '46;
Roberta Hornsby, '46; Rosemary
Klein, '46; Sally Larson, '46; Betty
Raymond, '46; Nancy Smyth, '46;
Dorothy Steffes, '45, and Helen Whit-
ing, '46.

Coeds Join 'Clean-Up' Crew

Miss Thornton,
Top Secretary,
Is Visitor Here
By JOAN LIST
Miss Ona Jane Thornton, a grad-
uate of the University, who holds the
top secretarial position in the coun-
try, that of private secretary to Don-
ald 0. Nelson, head of the important
War Productions Board, is visiting in
Ann Arbor this week.
Miss Thornton received her B.A.
degree from the University in 1937,
when she was elected to Phi Beta
Kappa honor society. "After that I
went to Washington and applied for
and received a position as a govern-
ment typist," she said.
When asked the method by which
she has achieved the place of the
nation's "number one" woman secre-
tary, she replied: "I worked up to it
by promotions. I was promoted to
my present position about two and a
half years ago after being in that
office as an assistant secretary."
She says that there is a great need
for secretaries andoffice workers in
various departments of government
at the present time and "the more
college graduates the better."
Miss Thornton is visiting her par-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse E. Thornton
of Ann Arbor, this week-end. An
open house will be held in her honor
from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. tomorrow at
the chapter house of Alpha Gamma
Delta, with which she is affiliated.
Negro Vicar
Wi llLecture
Rev. M. G. Dade To Speak
On Labor Unions and Church
The Rev. Malcolm Gray Dade, well-
known Negro vicar of St. Cyprian's
Episcopal Church, Detroit, will speak
to members of the Canterbury Club
on the relations of labor unions and
the church at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow
in Harris Hall.
The Rev. Dade, who was awarded
an honorary membership in the In-
ternational Union, United Automo-
bile Workers of America, has served
on a number of community organ-
izations, including the National As-
sociation for the Advancement of
Colored People, the Y.M.C.A., and
the diocese of Michigan.
Among the educational institu-
tions he has attended are Williston
Academy, Eastampton, Mass., Linc-
oln University, Pa., and the Episco-
pal Theological School, Cambridge,
Mass.
Chicks Survive Fire
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.-(/P)-
Seven chickens survived as fire swept
a garage adjoining their coop.
Their owner, Mrs. John W. Foster,
wanted to reward them for heroic
conduct under fire, she said.
So she turned them loose for a
field day in her Victory garden.

Many Positions in Public Health
Are Offered Interested Coeds

By MARY ANNE OLSON
There are many fields other than
nursing which are open to women
in public health service; among them
are physical therapy, occupational
therapy and medical technology.
Physical therapy has been a stead-
ily growing profession since the last
war and is now an accepted part of
modern medicine. It is "the treat-
ment of disability, injury and dis-
ease, by non-medicinal means, com-
prising the use of massage, exercise,
and the physical, chemical and other
properties of heat, light, water, and
electricity (except Roentgen Rays,
Radium and Electrosurgery)."
The need for trained physical ther-
apists has been estimated at three
times the total now trained in this
country. The Army will take only
women as Physical Therapy Aides,
giving them regular army status
starting as 2nd Lieut. Women may
serve in the Navy in the WAVES.
Physical therapists with a B.A. or
B.S. degree are eligible for commis-
sions in the Navy.
The i present admission require-
ments for an approved physical ther-
apy school, as determined by the
Council of Medical Education and
Hospitals of the American Medical
Association, are: graduation from an
accredited school of nursing, gradua-
tion from an accredited school of
physical education, and two years of
approved college training including
satisfactory courses in biology and
other sciences.
Occupational Therapy Is Valuable
A field, closely related to physical
therapy, which offers excellent op-
portunities for college women is oc-
cupational therapy, which is recog-
nized by the American Medical Asso-
ciation as a valuable treatment for
physical and mental disabilities.
Occupational therapy is used in

hospitals and schools for crippled
children, in mental and general hos-
pitals, in tuberculosis sanatoria, pe-
nal institutions, in home service and
in community and, curative work-
shops. The Army and Navy will use
it in the care of neuropsychiatric
cases, in rebuilding physical strength,
restoring joint function and re-edu-
cating muscles.
Two Courses Are Offered
In general, training schools offer
two types of courses. One is a three-
year course leading to a certificate
which requires two years of school-
ing, and the other is a four-year
course leading to a bachelor's degree.
Both courses require a minimum of
nine months clinical experience pro-
curred in various types of hospitals.
Admission to a school of occupa-
tional therapy requires at least one
year of post high school education,
preferably college or its equivalent.
Professional training in nursing,
home economics, business or kinder-
garten work is valuable background.
Appeals to Scientists
The college woman who is inter-
ested in science and especially in its
medical implications and who may
not wish to work with people as a
nurse or therapist must, may find
the field of medical technology of.
interest.
Medical technologists, or labora-
tory technicians as they are some-
times called (not to be confused with
other laboratory workers and aides),
are needed in Army, Navy and civil-
ian hospitals and many industrial
clinics.
1ny college or university with an
affiliation with a medical school of-
fers training for this work. The basic
scientific training which is necessary
can be procured at any college or
university with good departments of
biology, chemistry and physics.

NO SPRING FEVER HERE: Because the University can't hire men for
a ground crew, they've turned to University women to help out, and
here Nancy Roberts, '45, of Dearborn, shows that with the proper clothes
and equipment, a girl makes a good "cleanup man."

DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN

Women Excel Men in War Work

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torium. Persons interested are cordially
invited.
The Romance Language Journal Club
will meet at 4:10 p.m. on Monday, May 10,
in the East Conference Room of the Rack-
ham Building. Professor Arthur G. Can-
field will speak on "Mine. Hanska as Edi-
tor." Professor Irving A. Leonard will
give a paper on "Guzman de Alfarache
and the Lima Book Trade, 1613."
The English Journal Club will meet
Tuesday, May 11, at 7:45 p.m., in the East
Conference Room of the Rackham Build-
ing. A panel will discuss the topic: "What
Are the Basic Values in American Litera-
ture, and by what Methods Should We
as Teachers Seek to Promote Such Values?"
Faculty members and graduate students
are cordially invited.
Interviews of men interested in the posi-
tions of president or secretary of the
Men's Judiciary Council will be held Tues-
day afternoon, May 11, at 4:30 in the
Office of the Dean of Students. All appli-
cants must be interviewed and must sub-
mit petitions co Wm. Sessions (Tel. 2-2541)
not later than Tuesday noon by all appli-
cants. Petitions should explain the quali-
fications of the applicant. Only the sig-
nature of the applicant is needed on a
petition.
Churches
The First Baptist Church:
10:00 a.m.: The Roger Williams Class

will meet in the Guild House to study
Jude and Second Peter.
The Graduate Class will meet in the
church to discuss the Basis for a Just and
Durable Peace.
11:00 a.m.: Sermon. "An Emblem of
Heaven," by the Rev. C. H. Loucks.
7:00 p.m.: The Roger Williams Guild
wiil meet in the Guild House. Dudley
Orris will give a brief biography of Roger
Williams and Mary Kelly wilp review the
life of William Tyndale.
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church: 8:00 a.m.
Holy Communion: 11:00 a.m. Junior
Church; 11:00 a.m. Morning Prayer and
Sermon by the Rev. Henry Lewis; 5:00
p.m.Evening Prayer and Commentary by
the Rev. Robert M. Muir; 5:45 p.m. Cler-
gys' Question Hour, Tatlock Hall; 5:45 p.m.
H-Square Club; 7:30 p.m. Canterbury
Club for Episcopal Students, Harris Hall.
Speaker: The Rev. Malcolm G. Dade, rec-
tor of St. Cyprian's Church, Detroit.
Topic: The Labor Movement and Chris-
tianity.
Lutheran Student Chapel:
Sunday at 11:00 a m.Divine Service in
Michigan League Chapel. Sermon by the
Rev. Alfred Scheips, "Honoring Our Par-
ents-Always' a Priority."
Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Meeting of Gamma
Delta, Lutheran Student Club, at 1337 Wil-
mot. Discussion, "Processes Involved in
Writing a Novel," led by Olga Overn, Grad.
Supper at 5:30 p.m.
The Presbyterian Student Group will
have their usual supper and fellowship
hour at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday. This will
be followed by an election of officers, and
a Mother's Day Program of music by
Franklin Mitchell. All students cordially
invited.
Unitarian Church:
11:00 a.m. Second Forum of series on
Social Religion, with Mr. Spencer Gordon,
Executive Secretary of the Willow Run
Community Council, discussing: "The Re-
sponsibilities of Church Members in Com-
munity Organizations.",
Memorial Christian Church (Disciples):
10:45 a.m., Morning worship, Rev. Fred-
erick Cowin, Minister.
5:00 p.m.. Congregational and Disciple
students will meet at the Guild House for
a trip to Riverside Park on Huron River
across from the Michigan Central Depot.
There will be games, a picnic supper and
vesper service at the park. Make reserva-
tions by phoning 5838.
First Methodist Church and Wesley
Foundation: Student Class at 9:30 a.m.
Professor John L. Brumm wili lead the
discussion. Morning Worship Service at
10:40 o'clock. Dr. Charles W. Brashares
will preach on "Sanctuaries." Wesleyan
Guild meeting at 6:00 p.m. Gregor Hile-
man, '43, will lead the discussion on "What
Are Our Christian Beliefs"? Supper and
fellowship hour following the meeting.
First Congregational Church:
Church School departments at 9:30 and
10:30 a.m.
Morning service at 10:45. Dr. Parr's
subject will be "Reverberating Lives."
Ariston League of High School young
people will meet in Pilgrim Hall at 5:30
p.m.
The Student Fellowship and Disciples
Guild will have an outdoor picnic and
meeting at the Park near the Island. Mem-

MONTREAL- (AP)- Miss Frances
Perkins, United States Secretary of
Labor, said recently that in some
occupations women workers "have
far outstripped the production rec-
ords of men formerly doing that
work."
In an address prepared for delivery
to the Canadian-American Women's
Committee on International Rela-
tions, she said: that "in one East
Coast plant making airplane parts,
women workers in three weeks' time
increased production 150 per cent
over that of men who had been on
the job ten and fifteen years."
One employer told her that while
men showed more initiative, women
showed ingenuity, she said.
"They come up with some of the
strangest time-and-labor-saving de-
vices anyone ever dreamed of but the
miracle is that they work," said Miss
Perkins.
"A woman in an aircraft factory

who used to teach Latin got tired of
the eleven steps that went into paint-
ing strips of color on a tube. "I
could do it with this-and-this-and-
this," she explained, blocking out
three brief steps. And she saved
eight hours a plane for them."
Miss Perkins said that in the Unit-
ed States there were 15,000,000 wo-
men at work, of whom about 1,750,-
000 were in munitions factories.
McCloskeys Collide
DENVER- (P)- The McCloskeys
got together last night.
William A. was driving his auto-
mobile, and William L. a streetcar.
They collided.
Election of house officers for the
coming year was recently held at
Alumnae House. Florence More-
house, '45, retiring president, was
succeeded by Eleanore Hunn, '45;
Joann Williams, '46, was elected vice-
president; Charlotte Thomas, '46,
secretary, and Vera Shreiner, '46,
treasurer.

Theta
pledging
Detroit.

Phi Alpha announces the
of Eleanore Keefe, '45, of

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