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JGP Tryouts
To Close Today
Junior Women May Audition
During Afternoon at League
Last chance for junior coeds to try
out for a part in Junior Girls Play
will be between 2 and 5 p.m. today in
the League, according to Mary Ann
Jones, '45A, in charge of the produc-
tion.
The play, first in two years, is
scheduled for performance Thurs-
day through Saturday, April 27, 28,
and 29, in the Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre. Opening night will be for
the entertainment of the senior wo-
men, while tickets for the remain-
ing two performances will be sold to
the public for the benefit of Bomber
Scholarship.
Blanche Holpar To Be Director
Blanche Holpar, '44, was recently
named director of the production.
Miss Holpar, a member of Senior
Society, is a major in the speech
department, and is known as one of
the University's finest actresses.
While dramatic parts will be cho-
sen from this week's tryouts, coeds
interested in singing or dancing in
the performance are asked to sign
up with Miss Jones at the time of
the tryouts today. Singers and
dancers will try out early next week.
Junior coeds will be given prefer-
ence in the. production.
May Sign for Odd Jobs
Coeds are also asked to sign up
to work on make-up, properties, cos-
tumes, prompting, lights, publicity,
scenery, as assistants to the stage
manager, and other behind-scenes
jobs. Chairmen of these depart-
ments will be announced later, -ac-
cording to Miss Jones.
The basic idea for the show was
originated by Miss Jones and De-
borah Parry, 45, chairman of Junior
Girls Project, -and the script has
been written by Shelby Dietrich, '45,
and Bethine Clark, '45. Louise Com-
ins, '45,. is writing song lyrics.
HOSIERY
Sheer Quick-Drying
Celanese
$ 108
Special Rayon Mesh
79e
BRUNCH COATS
and SMOCKS
$2.49 to $4.95
Don't Forget Your
RED CROSS
SMARTEST
HOSIERY SHOPPE
Michigan Theatre Bldg.

Skating Show
Is Di rected by
Army Officer
Lt. Flegal USA, Heads 'Ice
Gaieties of 1944' Production;
Novelty Acts To Be Featured
Lt. Melvin Flegal of the univer-
sity's Army Headquarters Corps is
heading the direction and produc-
tion of the "Ice Gaieties of 1944,"
second annual ice carnival of the
Ann Arbor Figure Skating Club,
which will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday
at the Michigan Coliseum.
Outstanding in the show will be a
comedy act and several novelty num-
bers, arranged and directed by Lt.
Flegal, who also joins the perfor-
mance in a pair-dancing number.
Nancy Upson, '44, and Betty Jane
Courtright and Mary Frances Gres-
chke, both formerly of the University,
highlight the soloists of the perfor-
mance, which also features a spec-
tacular act by Pvt. Wilhelm Junker,
formerly of Boston and now a mem-
ber of Co. H of the ASTP at Michi-
gan State Teachers College in Ypsi-
lanti. The four performers have allI
placed in state, midwestern or na-
tional amateur competition and Miss
Upson is a noted national exhibition-
ist.
Marion Hrebek, '44, is directing
group numbers by the Junior Figure
Skating Club and will skate in a pair
number with Dr. Bradley M. Patten
of the University.
Over one hundred skaters from the
Detroit Olympia Figure Skating Club
and the Ann Arbor senior and junior
clubs will take part in the show,
which will include an ice ballet,
group novelty and comedy numbers,
ice-dancing and several solos.
A demonstration of the school fig-
ures will be another feature of the
show. The audience will gain an
insight on the making of a figure
skater, as members of the junior club
show the most elemeptary ice fig-
ures and the more advance skaters
work up to figures perfected by only
the best of the world's ice enthusi-
asts.
First Day Dressings
Output Is Incrdequate
"A very disappointing total, 100'
surgical dressings, was reached on
the opening day of the League Suigi-
cal Dressing Unit," Harriet Fishel,
head of the unit, announced.
She called for additional workers
pointing out that, "Enlargement of
the former quota received by the
"Washtenaw County Chapter Head-
quarters will mean that more volun-
teers must aid in making the dress-
ings." Women may. work from 1 pin.
to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday
and Friday at the League.

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Informal Dances,
Bridge, To Highlight
Week-end at. USO
Informal dances from 8 p.m. to

Michibomber Will 'Take Off';
Objective Is Fun, Entertainment

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By NANCY GROBERG
For a while there we thought we
weren't going to get back to Ann
Arbor again. As a matter of fact it
didn't look as if anyone on the train
was going to hit New York. It's the
railroads-they keep messing things
up.
They have a neat little system, the
men who pace up and down the aisles
of the Wolverine. They wait around
until they're sure you've gone to the
diner for an hour or so and then
change your car from a New York
bound one to a Detroit bound one. If
and when you ever see your car again
it is in the process of detaching itselfI
from the rest of the train. The prob-1
ability of redeeming your baggage
and other trivial belongings-such as
coat, typewriter, etc.-is practically
out of the question, and, running
through the station in Detroit in an
effort to catch some other car before
it rolls away, you are entitled to
succumb to any sort of language
which seems appropriate. Students
have been known to run through the
Detroit station for weeks at a time
trying to find the rest of the train.
Who's Got Your Ticket?
But the man who walks up and
down the aisle isn't finished with you
yet. When you have fallen into the
only sleep of the nocturnal journey
he will ask for your ticket. Having
lost the little red check he stuck in
your seat at the beginning of the

ride. you discover that people have midnight today and tomorrow in the
been thrown off the best trains for ballroom of the USO Club will high-
less than that. If you're lucky he'll light the week-end functions of the
give you another check-but notIclub.
until the lecture on why-college-stu-
dents-shouldn't-lose-red-checks has All servicemen and 'junior hostesses
been forcefully delivered: This lec- are cordially invited to attend these
ture is fast beconing a classic arid dances. Hostesses are reminded to
the railroad system of America is bring their US cards and to present
steadily building up a literature of its bring the cr. a
own. them at the door.
own.
A forthcoming anthology of such At 7 p.m. today, the dancing clas-
literature will include such well- ses for servicemen will be resumed.
known pieces as the lecture entitled Those who are interested are urged
uc udet-rad to be prompt. At 2:30 p.m. Sunday
it-says- no-smoking'," the delightful liph D Bid a tornI m, t,1

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The Michibomber will take off at'
8:30 p.m. tomorrow in Barbour-
Waterman Gymnasium with its ob-
jective three and one-half hours of
fun and entertainment, it was an-
nounced yesterday by the Michi-
bomber crew, headed by Jean Bisdee,
'44, War Council Treasurer.
Highlighting the entertainment will
be Cpl. John Boucher of Co. A and
Barbara Wisner, '44, in several skits
during the stage shows, which will
run twice during the evening.
Skit To Be Given
In the show also will be Kappa
Delta sorority with the "Roimeo and
Juliet" skit which won first prize at
Victory Vanities II, a hula number
by Dorothy Tamura, '44, Chuck Ben-
jamin, USMC, as master-of-cere-

monies, and several acts to be an-
nounced later.
Also in the line of entertainment
will be a "Gay Nineties" skit by
Alpha Gamma Delta sorority, which
will run throughout the evening.
Varied Games Offered
Games of skill and chance, novelty
photography, caricature - drawing.
fortune-telling, the usual carnival
refreshments, dancing and, many
varied prizes will feature the evening,
and the customer may use his own
ingenuity with a special telegraph
company through which he may
"meet that blond freshman" or "tell
off" an old enemy in a novel and.
safe way.
Proceeds from the carnival will go
to the- Bomber Scholarship Fund.

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poem called "The Coffee in Your
Lap" or "Who Jerked the Train Dur-
ing Dessert," and, finally, that prose
masterpiece, "The man who was sell-
ing the sandwiches had to get off
before he reached this car."
Conductors vs. Students
Railroad, people live in a world all
their own. If they believe in immor-
tality, they also believe that the
suffering which assures it should be
introduced into this world in no un-
certair terms. They are obviously
nauseated by anything vaguely re-
sembling a student and their most
unwavering belief could be called the
theory of pure animalism as the only
characteristic of college people.
If you live in New York, may we
suggest the only advisable method of
escape from this new torture device-
swift and irrevocable transfer to
N.Y.U.

Wit;' aj U D UULiI lnJamen1 wAi
begin. All servicemen, hostesses and
local residents are invited to attend.
Winners will be announced in The
Daily. A nominal sum will be charged
to covet the cost of equipment.

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JUMPER GIRL

This Jumpin' Jumper will
take you anywhere on and
off campus-
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WAA Notices
Today is the last day to sign up
for. the women's individual bowling
tournament. Sign-up sheets are in
both Barbour gym and the W.A.B.
Play-offs will begin Monday in the
alleys in the W.A.B. All coeds inter-
ested in bowling are urged to par-
ticipate.
The Basketball Club will meet at
4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays
at Barbour Gym beginning next
week. Coeds who are interested in
playing club basketball may sign up
in Barbour Gym until 5 p.m. today.
At the end of the season, two all-star
teams will be chosen to put on an
exhibition.
The University Women's Riding
Club will ride at 6:15 p.m., Thursday,
March 16, with the members of Crop
and Saddle. Tryouts for the Crop
and Saddle will be given to the mem-
bers of the UWRC at that time. The
UWRC will not meet on their usual
time on Tuesday, but will substitute
the joint ride for their weekly func-
tion. Women in both clubs are to
meet in front of Barbour Gym.
The womens ping-pong tourna-
ment will begin April 5. Each house
is expected to send two or more rep-
resentatives to the contest. House
tournaments will begin March 15 and
may be played in any way: ladder,
elimination or singles. Houses hav-
ing 75 residents or less may send two
contestants; houses having 75 to 150
residents may send three, and those
having more than 150 coeds may
send four representatives.
The ping-pong tables at the W.A.B.
and Barbour Gym may be used for
either practice or matches any time
that the buildings are open. All
equipmhent may be procured from the
matron in charge. In case of a cdn-
flict, practice games must give way
to actual matches. For further in-
formation call Janet Peterson, '45, at
2-2591.
Movie Based on
Sister Kenney Planned
HOLLYWOOD, March 9. _- (/I --
Filiing of a movie based on the life
of Sister Elisabetlh Kenney, Austral-
ian nurse and developer of the Ken-
ney method of treating infantile par-
alysis, will being as soon as the script
is in proper shape, Charles Koerner,
production head of RKO studios, an-
nounced today.

'Volunteers Are
Urged To Sign
At 'U' H osp italI
"Volunteer workers who have at-
tended an orientation meeting in a
previous semester are urged to go. to
University Hospital immediately and
sign for post," Carol Evans, chairman
of Sophomore Project, said yesterday
at a meeting of the central commit-
tee.
An orientation meeting for new
volunteers will be held some time
next week. Workers at St. Joseph's
Hospital do not need to attend a
meeting but must see Miss Wanzig,
director of nurses, for instructions.
Volunteer posts at University Hos-
pital include posts in wards, on pri-
vate floors and in clinics and other
stations where volunteers do not
work with patients.
Because of the desperate wartime
shortage of regular staff members,
both University and St. Joseph's Hos-
pitals are badly in need of volunteer
aid, Miss Evans said. University wo-
men are asked to contribute at least
two hours a week. They may go to
the hospitals during free afternoons
or evenings.
Information about hospital work
may be obtained by going directly to
the hospitals or at the information
booth in the lobby of the League,

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Two coeds have devised what they
think is the perfect system for keep-
ing track of their dates.
For every new man, they purchase
a new gold fish to add to their fish-
bowl. In the words of one of them,
"Sort of like a harem, only not
exactly." On the day they are to go
out with a certain man, they transfer
the corresponding goldfish into a
smaller bowl . . . a reminder. If they
are 'doubling,' they transfer two of
the fish to the smaller bowl.
Currently they have five fish-
named Tom, Earl, Bruce, Dick and
Reggie. The coeds claim that they
choose each new fish to echo the
personality of the man in the case.

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