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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Mendelssohn Theatre Will Be
Scene of Senior Night April 27

Traditional Antics To Share
Program Which Features JGP
Songs, cheers, lemons, candles, the
"Wishing Well," and other traditional
events will highlight the senior part
of the annual Senior Night at 7:30
p.m. Thursday, April 27, at the Lydia
Mendelssohn Theatre, it was an-

follow the senior ceremony at 8:30
p.m., occording to Mary Ann Jones,I
'45, chairman of the production.
JGP Theme Kept Secret
The theme of the play is being
kept secret, and preparations for the
production are, according to Missl
Jones, well under way. The idea of
the performance was conceived byI

nounced yesterday by Phyllis Buck, Miss Jones and Deborah Parry, chair-
'44A, assistant chairman of arrange- man of this year's Junior Girls Proj-
ments. ect, and script - writing was by
Seniors wearing rcaps and gowns Blanche Holpar, '44; Bethine Clark,
will be admitted free of charge to the '45; and Shelby Dietrich, '45. Miss

first floor of the theatre, while those
without the traditional garb must
pay for admission to the balcony.,
where seats will be sold to the gen-
eral public. No seats Oiill be reserved.
Senior women must secure caps and
gowns Monday or Tuesday, April
24 and 25, from the Moe Sport Shop,
at 711 N. University.
Revive '44 Junior Stunts
A revival of parts of the junior
entertainment of the class of '44 will
be another feature of. the evening.
Also in the senior section of the en-
tertainment, the customs of having
married women blow out candles and
engaged coeds suck lemons, will be
renewed. Unattached women must
put a penny in the "Wishing Well"'
for each year in which they have been'
unattached.
As a special feature, servicewomen
will model uniforms of women's serv-
ice branches, according to Miss Buck.
Details of this event will be announc-
ed later.
Junior Girls Play, traditional en-
tertainment given by the junior class
for the graduating senior women, will
Sports-Minded Coeds
Invi ted to La Crosse
Meeting Wednesday
All coeds interested in joining the
La Crosse Club are invited to attend
the first meeting of the season at
4:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, at the
WAB, according to Pat Daniels, '46,
manager of the WAA Club.
Participants should report ready
for play, for the club will begin
'action' at the meeting. If the weath-
er permits, the game will be played
on Palmer Field, otherwise the meet-
ing will be held indoors., Shorts or
blue jeans are advisable, and leg
guards and other equipment may be
rented at the WAB. Tennis shoes are
not required.
"It is not necessary to know any-
thing about the game," added Miss
Daniels, "for instruction will be given
to those who need it. However, those
coeds who have played the game
before will undoubtedly enjoy a
chance to play the game with ouf
club."
Bill Sawyer To Play
In League Ballroom
Bill Sawyer and his orchestra will
play from 9 p.m. to midnight today
and tomorrow in the main ballroom
of the Michigan League.
Judy Ward, the new vocalist who
was introduced last week, will be feat-
ured. Sawyer and the boys promise
new renditions of 'all the latest hit
tunes. Billy Layton, singer and
trumpeter with the orchestra, will
also appear.

Holpar is directing the play, assisted
by Miss Clark, while Doris Lesser, '45,1
will be stage manager.
WAVES Here
To -Inter i ew
Two WAVES, Lt. < j.gA DorothyI
Challis and Ensign Jean Courtney,
are now stationed on the University's
campus-one permanently, and one
for recruiting today only.
Ensign Courtney is in the League
today to interview interested can-
didates for the WAVES. She will be
in the Recruiting Booth until late
this afternoon.
Lt. Challis of the supply corps of
the Navy, is now serving in North
Hall as dispersing officer for 1,500
Navy personnel. She has the distinc-
tion of being the only WAVE sta-
tioned permanently on the campus.
Lt. Challis graduated from Boston
University in the School of Business
Administration: She attended Of-
fcer's Training Schooi at North-
hampton, and has been in the.WAVES
a little over a year.
Engagements
Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Hansen of
Lombard, Ill., recently announced the
engagement of their daughter, Sybil,
to James F. Becker, son of Mr. and
Mrs. W. Becker of Oak Park, Ill.
Miss Hansen attended the Univer -
sity of Michigan where she is affili-
ated with Alpha Delta Pi sorority.
Prior to his induction in the armed
forces, Mr. Becker also attended the
University and is a member of Chi
Phi fraternity.
Dr. and Mrs. Lawrence D. Miller
of Toledo, O. announce the engage-
ment of their daughter, Carol, to
Edward H. Atkins, son of Mr. and
Mrs. S. A. Atkins of Duluth, Minn.
Miss Miller is attending the Uni-
versity of Michigan and is a member
of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.
Mr. Atkins is affiliated with Phi
Delta Theta fraternity and is in the
Navy program here.
Mr. and Mrs. Aron Klein of Detroit
announced the engagement of their
daughter, Lilian, to Melvin Weisz, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Weisz of
Detroit.
Both Miss Klein and Mr. Weisz are
students at the University.
House presidents are to turn in
war actvities work sheets this
week at the Undergraduate Office
of the League, according to Monna
Heath, '44, president of the Wo-
men's War Council.

Three Juniors
Will Receive
Scholarships
Service, Scholarship, Need Are
Qualifications for McCormick
One Hundred Dollar Awards
Participation in League war work,
and other extra-currictllar activities,
a scholastic rating of at least 2.7,
and need are the qualifications for
petitioning for the Ethel McCormick
scholarships for $100 each which will
be awarded to three junior women
May 2 as part of the Installation
Night ceremonies.
Eligible women may obtain appli-
eations, the regular petition blanks,
through April 19 in the Undergradu-
ate Office of the League, and the;
petitions, accompanied by two orig-
inal letteifs of recommendation are
to be deposited in Monna Heath's
box in the Undergraduate Office by
Thursday, April 20.#
Information relative to any hon-
ors or awards received, extra-curric- I
ular activities participated in, how
years., in school have been financed,
and a brief statement regarding
plans for the future and life "work
are to be included in the petition.
Applicants will be interviewed from
4 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday by the
executive council of the Women's
War Council.
The scholarships are good for one
year, but may be cancelled if the re-
cipient does .not live up to the quali-
fications, participation in activities
and maintenance of a minimum
scholastic rating of 2.7 during the
first semester of the senior year.
Dressings Unit Open
Today for All Coeds
The League Surgical Dressings Un-
it will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. today,
Mickey Thielen, publicity chairman,
said yesterday.
Coeds are urged to attend even
though their house has not been
asked to contribute a specific num-
ber of hours this week. Newcomers
will be assisted by special instructors.
A minimum of two hours is asked
of each worker because much of the
first hour is wasted in adjusting
the Red Cross headdress and se-
curing material.
Attendance for yesterday and Wed-
nesday was good, according to Miss
Theilen, and if the enthusiastic re-
sponse continues the monthly quota
will be met.
Woolen sweaters must not be worn
at the unit as no lint must be al-
lowed to get into the dressings. Cot-
ton blouses, dresses or smocks must
be worn. A few smocks are kept at
the unit. Nail polish is also prohib-
ited.

Original Ideas Necessaryt
.iesThe '47 Corps, in cooperation with
Original ideas are the basis upon the city clean-up drive, has sched-
which the petitions for the Assembly uled Campus Clean-Up Week for
Ball committee will be judged, accor- Monday. April 24, through Saturday,
ding to Doris Barr, president of April 29, according to Estelle Klein,
Assembly. chairman of the Freshman Project.
Petitioning is now going on and "Now freshman coeds can actively
will continue through Wednesday. start work on their war project," Miss4
Petitions are available in Miss Ethel Klein said. "All the clean-up work
McCormick's office at the League. needed to be done on campus, such i
Interviewing will begin at 3 p.m. I as raking and picking up loose papers,
Thursday and will be completed at can be accomplished in the one-week
noon Saturday, April 22. drive if every freshman woman does
The committee will consist of eight her part," she added.
members: general chairman, tickets The campus has been divided into
chairman, program, publicity, decor- sections for which definite residence
ations, patrons, finance and music. houses and dorms are responsible.
The general chairman will be re-I Dorm and house leaders will be in
Thonsibe gnrathaenireance withcharge of their respective areas. Each
sponsible for the entire dance with freshman woman is asked to sign up
the general chairman which Panfradenietm oak.
Hellenic has selected. Assembly and .or a definite time to rake.
Pan Hel will combine to give their Clean-Up Week will start April 24,
annual dances this year, so that the but equipment for raking may be ob-
affair will include all women on cam- tained, beginning Wednesday, at the
pus. substation where someone will be
The two committees will work hand stationed from 9 a~m. to noon and
in hand to plan the event. The Pan from 1 to 5 p.m. daily.
Hellenic committee is as follows: On the last day of the clean-up
Marcia Sharpe, general chairman; drive each section of the campus will
Pam Watts, music; Jane Archer, fin- be inspected by a committee of cam-
ance; Jean Wick, tickets; Jane Arner, pus officials. The sign of the '47
programs; Joyce Livermore, publi- Corps, a squirrel tag, will be given to
city; Betsy Perry, decorations, and each coed upon completing two hours
Nora McLaughlin,_patrons. of work.
Weekend Dances Are Planned

Assembly Ball
Positions Open
Petitions Due Wednesday;

Frosh Project's
Clean-Up Week
Rpcirs Atvril 24

ErIthcus Nuberula Leads
HARD LIFE: CAUSE ... COEDS
By DONA GUIMARAES morning I fly around the campus
Although Spring is supposed to be hoping to spot another victim to
a time of joy and happiness, it can assuage my hunger, but usually I
be a very sorrowful occasion for some have no luck."
of our little feathered friends. The Coeds 'Cook' His Lunch
following is an interview with a "About noon I at last got a good
member of the species. wave length on a likely worm . . . this
Most pr(ominent among the fauna looks like the real thing . . . I follow
perched in the flora was the Eritha- the beam cautiously until I am right
cus Nuberula (plain robin) who sat over my meal's head . . I poise my
amid the leafy branches watching the beak . . . prepare for the final plunge
students with a bleary eye. and along comes a passel of
"Why so disconsolate?" he was giggling coeds . . . who, when they
asked. "Surely you, with no classes, see me, stop and exclaim about the
no bluebooks, no Ec. 51, no hard- "cute little bird with such an intent
hearted professors . . . you should be expression" . . . and completely de-
the most fortunate of beings-spend- stroy my wave length by their chat-
ing your days peacefully wandering tering . . . the worm escapes me.
amidst the grass, admiring the sen- "Oh yes," the robin wistfully said,
ery and soaking up a good tan." "and this soaking up a tan business
Robin with Raneour . .. last summer I.had to stay out so
"Ah," the robin painfully replied, long in the sun to get my worms that
'you do not realize the meagerness of I was mistaken for a crow by the
my existence. How I hate coeds who zoologists on a field trip."
gaze at me and sigh upon my carefree The robin hopped off his forthysia
life . . . who do not understand the bush and cocked his head . . . he'
agonies that I endure to eke out a listened . .'. he had found a new
living . . . Let me relate to you a wave length bn a really super-special
typical day." worm.. . softly he snuck up on it .. .
"Up very early in order to perform quietly he poised his beak . . . and,
my morning ablutions before the then a group of coeds came by. They
Army platoons splash up the puddles. stopped . . . and began to watch him,
Then to my morning meal . . . as I offering helpful comments. The rob-
creep up behind a fat, juicy worm. .. in, exasperated, turned . . . gave a
plotz . . . he is stepped upon by a final sigh ... and murmuring, "There
creature hurrying to an eight o'clock just ain't no justice," expired on the
... and I am left, breakfastless. All spot.

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Five house and organizations on L. A. Burns and Dr. William M.
campus are planning dances for to- Brace.
morrow. Ingalls House will be the scene of
The chapter house of Pi Beta Phi a dance to be held from 8:30 p.m. to
sorority will be the scene of a pledge midnight. Professor and Mrs. Finch
dance from 9 p.m. to midnight. Mrs. and Mrs. Kathryn Glass will act as
William B. Anicker and Mrs. Boaler chaperons for the evening.
Rowles will chaperon. Alpha Tau Omega fraternity has
Phi Delta Theta fraternity is completed plans for an informal
planning an informal record dance dance to be held from 9 p.m. to mid-
to be held from 9 p.m. to midnight at night at 1923 Geddes. Chaperons
1437 Washtenaw. The chaperons for will be Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Bek and
the evening will include Mr. aid Mrs. Prof. and Mrs. W, Dempster.

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