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Guest Speaker, Dessert, Skits
To Highlight Program at 8 P.M.
Unaffiliated Coeds To Receive Individual,
Group Awards for Activities, Scholarship




Congeniality and companionship
will head the attractions offered by
Assembly Recognition Night which
will be held at 8 p.m. today at the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
All unaffiliated women are eligible
to attend the affair which will sparkle
with variety, according to the central
committee. Humorous skits, the pre-
sentation of awards, a talk by Ger-
aldine Elliott, the author of the pop-
ular broadcast the "Hermit's Cave,"
and dessert are all included in the
30 cents admission charge. Tickets
may be purchased from house repre-
s4 iatives and at the League from 1
p.m. to 5 p.m. today and will also
be sold at the door.
Miss Elliott is the script director
for Station WJR in Detroit and is an
alumna of Michigan. She will speak
on the subject, "Tomorrow the Wo-
man" and will be introduced by
Doris Barr, president o Assembly.
Honoraries Will Give Skits
Dorothy DeVries, '44, general chair-
man of the event, will act as mistress
of ceremonies for the rest of the
program. The honorary societies,
Senior Society, Mortarboard and Wy-
vern, will give original skits describ-
ing their activities.
Ira M. Smith, registrar, will pre-
sent three scholarship awards, one
each to the sophomore, junior and
senior women who have maintained
the highest scholastic averages for
two semesters. These women will,
have their names engraved on the
scholarship cup in the League. Three
honorable mentions for each class will
also be given. The house with the
highest average will be recognized.
Monna Heath, president of the Wo-
men's War Council, will give engrav-
Sherwood Reeder
To Meet with Child
Care Volunteers
Sherwood L. Reeder, director of the
Federal Public Housing Administra-
tion, Miss Dorothy Cline, and the
Willow Run center staff will meet
with the Child Care volunteers at
7;15 p.m. tomorrow in the Grand
Rapids Room of the League.
The meeting is compulsory and is
being held to give the coeds working
at Willow Run background informa-
tion about the project. Mr. Reeder
and Miss Cline will discuss the gen-1
eral problems during the mass dis-;
Following the mass discussion the'
volunteers will assemble in groups,
according to their type of work. In
these group meetings coeds will re-
ceive individual instructions and aid,
and may bring up any questions orl
problems that have arisen.
Dance Club Needs
Larger Tap Section
The WAA Dance Club will have to
give up its tap and musical comedyE
section, which meets at 7:30 p.m.?
Thursday, unless there is an in-
creased coed turn-out at its meeting
tomorrow, according to Rae Larsen,I
'44, Dance Club chairman.
The five present members of the
club have professed their reluctance
to give it up, for the club furnishes,I
they said last Thursday, fun andt
enjoyment as well as.experience. Missc
,arsen, a member of the DancingI
Masters of America, teaches theI
group at no cost to the members, and1
the hour is usually spent working on1
new steps and on musical comedy
The club, inaugurated last fall,?
will be dropped from the WAA sched-
ule unless students show a greaterc
interest by coming out and dancing
tomorrow, Miss Larsen reported.
"New suggestions for the club," she
added, "will be welcome."c

ed scrolls to the eight women, two
from each class, who were the most
active in war work last semester.
Martha Cook and Pray league house
have already received wooden plaques
for being the most active houses in
war activities.
Dessert To Be Served
Dessert, which consists of punch
and cake, Will be served immediately
following the program in the Grand
Rapids Room. The room will be
decorated with graphs illustrating
the participation of the houses in
the various war activities.
Miss DeVries, in commenting on
the event,'said, "This is the one night
in the year when independent women
can all get together to have fun and
enjoy themselves. It certainly is an
evening which no one can afford to
Those assisting Miss DeVries in
planning Recognition Night are Ros-
alie Bruno, '44, assistant chairman;
Edith Helberg, '44, and Kay John-
son, '45, arrangements; Lee Chaice,
'46, program; Claire Macaulay, '46,
and Sybil Baum, '46, tickets; and
Frances Goldberg, '46, and Audrey
Jupp, '46, publicity.
Dressings Unit
To Inaugurate
New System
A new system requiring each wo-
men's residence to contribute a spe-
cified number of hours each week to
the League Surgical Dressings Unit
has been inaugurated, according to
Mickey Thielen, '45, publicity chair-
man of the Unit, who also announced
that houses which fail to fulfill their
quota of hours will be placed on a
well-publicized "black-list."
Miss Thielen urged regular work-
ers to continue coming on days their
house is not required to send mem-
bers. "Just because a definite num-
ber of hours is asked it does not mean
that houses cannot and should not
contribute more," she said.
"Coeds who have been working at
the Unit deserve credit for the fine
attendance record of last wee," Miss
Thielen continued.
Sorority pledges must record their
hours for t'_e house in which they
are now living, and workers are in-
vited to come in groups of five or six.
"A group of women who know each
other will find it very pleasant to
work at the same table. Why not
have "bull sessions" at the Unit rath-
er than at the nearest drug store?"
Miss Thielen suggested.
Coeds who work or have classes
during the afternoon are asked to
spend one evening each week at the
surgical dressings unit in the Rack-
ham Building, which is open from
7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday and
Thursday. Hours contributed in the
evening are transferable to house
Ruthvens Entertain
Five Houses Today
President and Mrs. Alexander G.
Ruthven will entertain members of
the student body and especially resi-
dents of Martha Cook, Lloyd House,
Michigan House, Adelia Cheever,
Kappa Kappa Gamma and Zone IV
League Houses at a tea from 4 to 6
p.m. today in their home.
Mrs. Diekema of Martha Cook and
Mrs. Owen from Kappa Kappa Gam-
ma will pour from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.,
while Miss Starr, assistant director
of the USO, and Mrs. Glass from
Adelia Cheever will preside at the
tea table from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Kay Klintworth, '45, has been in
charge of arrangements for the tea.

Soph Project's
New Directors
Are Announced
Virginia Councell, of Kappa Kappa
Gamma, was yesterday named chair-
man of 1944-45 Sophomore Project
by Marilyn Mayer, '44, chairman of
Women's Judiciary Council.
Joan Wilk, of Alpha Epsilon Phi, in
charge of St. Joseph's Hospital, will
be assistant chairman, while captains
are Carolyn Brown, Kappa Alpha
Theta; Pat Doelle, Pi Beta Phi; Avery
Grant, Pi Beta Phi, and Margery,
Harrington, Betsy Barbour.
Marilyn Holtom, Alpha Chi Omega;
Carolyn Newberg, Jordan Hall; Bar-
bara Scott, Kappa Alpha Theta;
Alice Spicer, Alpha Chi Omega; Shir-
ley Spike, Alpha Phi; Elaine Stembol,I
520 S. Forest, and Barbara William-I
son, Alpha Gamma Delta fill out the
roster of hospital captains.
Soph Project, converted in the fall
of 1942 into a war project, is in
charge of volunteer workers for Uni-
versity and St. Joseph's Hospitals.
Lag in Laundry,
Donald A. Callnin, manager of the
University laundry, stated that of
125 University students registered at
the laundry, only 79 worked last
week, putting in a total of 406 hours
for the week.
Callnin said that because of the
small number of students working
for this period, the hours put in
equalled those of only seven and
one-half full time employes. He.
emphasized that coeds have worked!
in very well with regular employes,
but some of them have not been too
University women averaged less
than two hours a person during a
ten day period, but Callnin felt that
as the semester progressed, they

Panhel Night
Seating Chart
Posted Today
Representatives from every soror-
ity house may find their seating
arrangements for Panhellenic Night
posted in the Undergraduate Offico
of the League today, according to
Peg Laubengayer, '45, chairman of
the committee.
Panhellenic Night will be held at
7:30 p.m. Monday at the Rackham
Building. The affair will take the
form of a radio program to be pre-
sented by Panhellenic Products, Inc.
The title for the 'broadcast' will be
"Panhellenic Parade," a program
which will endeavor to sum up all the
activities of the sororities for the


Panhellenic Council
Petitions for positions on the 1944-
'45 Panhellenic Council must be left
in the Undergraduate Office of the
League by Monday, according to
Mary June Hastreiter, '44, president
of the Council, who also announced
that applicants will be interviewed
from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and
Council positions include president,
vice-president, secretary, treasurer
and rushing secretary.j
WAA Board
Women of all classes are urged toj
petition for positions on the Wo-

dormitories, sororities, league houses
and co-operatives. Sports managers
to be chosen are: bowling, ping-pong,
fencing, outing, softball, tennis,
swimming, golf, badminton, archery,
hockey, la crosse and rifle clubs.
Bomber Scholarship
The League and the Union will
each be represented by a co-chair-
man of the 1944-45 Bomber Schol-
arship Committee, for which peti-
tioning is now going on, according
to Jean Bisdee, '44, chairman of
Bomber Scholarship.
Petition blanks, which must be
left in a box labelled "Bomber Schol-
arship" in the Undergraduate Office
of the League by Wednesday, April
12, may be secured by both men and
women from the League social direc-
tor from 10 a.m. to noon, and 1:30
p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Fri-
day and between 10 a.m. and 12 a.m.
In addition to information request-
ed on the petition blank, applicants
are asked to state whether or not
they intend to attend the summer
session or the summer term, and also
the date they expect to be graduated.
Petitioners will be interviewed at a
date to be announced later by the
present Bomber Scholarship Com-

Freshman Project
Petitioning for three positions on
the Freshman Project, open to all
first semester freshman women, and
to second semester women whose
homes are in Ann Arbor, will begin
today and will continue through
Saturday, according to Estelle Klein,
'47, chairman of Freshman Project.
Petitions may be obtained at the
Undergraduate Office in the League.
Interviewing will be held Monday
and Tuesday.
"We want the new freshmen and
the Ann Arbor women to take an
active part in their class project,"
said Miss Klein. "Many girls do not
yet realize that the upkeep of Uni-
versity lawns and grounds is war
work and a responsibility that the
freshman women must assume."
Women's War Council
Interviewing of applicants for po-
sitions on the 1944-45 Women's War
Council will be held April 10 through
April 14 and April 17 through April
20, and petitions must be turned in
to the Undergraduate Office of the
League by Friday. Petitions must
state the position desired, contain
plans for carrying out the duties of
the office, and must be filled out in

Dgnition Night Today
Petitioning for Five Campus Central
Committees To Continue at League


I Special gues.ts for the occasion will II

be Dean Alice C. Lloyd, who will pre-
sent the war activities award; Regis-
trar Ira Smith, who will award theI
scholarship cup; Nancy Hattersley,
'44, president of the WAA, who will
make the sports presentation.
Others on the program will in-
elude: Mary June Hastreiter, '44,
president of Panhellenic and director
of the company; Sue Wood, '44, rush-
ing secretary of Panhellenic who will
give the rushng report; the Kappa
Kappa Gamma sorority, winners of
last year's Lantern Night, who will.
sing two selections, and the Panhel-
lenic Ball Committee who will pre-
sent a skit highlighting their func-
tion which will take place at a later
Personnel reports of the mem-
bers of all activities must be turned
into the Undergraduate Office of
the League by committee chairmen
by 5 p.m. tomorrow.
would get back into the swing of
Gerry Stadelman, '44, personnel
administrator, stated that the women
had a very good record last semester
and should keep it up this semester.

men's Athletic Association (WAA) in
the capacities of sports managers
and' executive board members.
Available in the WAB, Barbour
Gym and the League Undergraduate
Office, the petitions must be filled
out and returned to the main desk at
the WAB or to Nancy Hattersley's
box in the League before 5 p.m. Fri-
day. Interviewing will be held from
3 p.m. to 5 p.m. April 10 to April 14
in the WAB.
Positions open are: president, vice-
president, secretary, treasurer, Amer-
ican Federation of College Women
representative, publicity charman,
inter-house manager and heads of


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