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Michibomber CarnivalT

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Be Presented at 8:80p. m.

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Barbour-Waterman Gyms To 'TomSawy
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'Ice Gaieties

Freshmen Name Frolic Patrons

Games, Stage Show, Danc ig
Novelties To Highlight Affair
Students and servicemen will en-
tertain and be entertained with a
stage show, games of skill and chance,
dancing, skits and many novelty
stunts at the Michibomber All- Cam-
pus Carnival at 8:30 p.m. today in
Barbour-Waternmian Gymnasiums, ac-
cording to Dorothy Darnell, '44, gen-
eral chairman.
Tl' e Carnival, given foy the bene-
fit of the Bomber Scholarship Fund,
will be highlighted by a variety show
which will run twice during the eve-
ning in Barbour Gymnasium. In be-
tween shows there will be dancing.
Booths, sponsored by campus men's
and women's houses, will be in Wat-
erman.
The stage show will include sever-
al skits by Cpl. John Boucher of
Company A, and Barbara Wisner,
'44; Kappa Delta sorority's "Romeo
and Juliet" skit which won first prize
in Victory Vanities II; a hula num-
ber by Dorothy Tamura, '44, of Pearl
City, Oahu, Hawaii; Chuck Benjam-
in, USMC, as Master of Ceremonies,
and several other acts which will be
announced.
Booths will offer a variety of di-
versions, according to Miss Darnell.
PEM sufferers nay turn this sea-
son's trouble into a profit at Kappa
Kappa Gamma's baseball-throw. At
this booth customers may pick out
a menu according to labels on the
tin cans, and then try to hit the de-
sired cans. This, according to the
Kappas, will be a chance to pick out{
a pre-War dinner, even though the
customer is unable to eat it.
To Prove Strength
Soldiers, sailors, marines and civ-
ilians will prove the strength of their
respective services, for nail-pound-
ing scores will be kept by Chi Omega'
coeds throughout the evening, ac-
cording to the service branch of the
customer.
Accuracy will have its place in the'
carnival at Alpha Epsilon Phi's dart-
throwing game, and with Delta Delta
Delta's archery equipment, Helen
Newberry's miniature bowling alleys,
Pi Beta Phi's penny-pitching on a
flag and Gamma Phi Bet;a's penny-
Junior Girls Project publicityl
coruicttee will meet at 5 p.m. Fri-t
day in the ea.gue, it was an-
niounced yesterday by Peg Weiss,g
(:hairImanfl. Coeds iteresteJ in
working on publicity for the forth-
comlng J runor Girls Play, as welll
as the regular publicity committee,'
are asked to attend.

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pitching on defense stamps, and
Mosher Hall's "shooting at cards."
Also testing the customer's skill.
will be Alpha Delta Pi and Zeta Tau
Alpha's "leg-ringing" booths. The
ADP's will set up artificial legs,
while Zeta Tau Alpha will counter
with real, alive legs. Delta Gamma
coeds will let customers throw wet
sponges at them, and Stockwell will
test the:Michigan accuracy at .throw-
ing plates. Company B's contribu-
tion is several boys with bags of
water hanging overhead. Sadistic
customers are to try their skill at
hitting the bags, thereby drenching
the boys.
Alpha Phi sorority will sponsor rat-
races, and Kappa Alpha Theta "Pee-
Wee Golf" links. Alpha Gamma Del-
ta will give a skit on a "Gay 'Nine-
ties "theme, which will run on an
individual stage throughout the eve-
ning.
To Otfer Trick Photography
In the line of personal services,
Alpha Chi Omega and Betsy Bar-
bour will sponsor caricaturing and
sketching by the houses' art students,
and Bob Gach will set up a trick
photography booth. Theta Delta Chi
will guess your weight, and Collegiate
Sorosis will send a "telegram" to
anyone within the building. Martha
Cook's contribution is its seer, Beth-
ine Clark. Several sailors will en-
liven the proceedings with a "jam
session" in Waterman from time to
time.
Sigma Delta Tau, Jordan Hall, and
Couzens Hall are in charge of the.
food concessions, and Alpha Omicron
Pi is In charge of coat-checking.
The Carnival itself is sponsored by,
the B3amber Scholarship Committee,
headed by Jean Bisdee, '44, War
Council Treasurer. Dorothy Darn-'
all, '44, is general chairman, assist-
ed by Phyllis Buck, '44, and Barbara
Fitch, '45. Florene Wilkins, '45, is
in charge of setting up the carnival,
assisted by Mahala Smith, '44, and
Lois Fromm, '44, handles tickets.
Peg Weiss, '44, is in charge of pub-
licity.
M'Dames To Meet
The Michigan Dames Association
will hold a general meeting at 8:15
p.m. Tuesday, March 14 in the Hen-
derson Room of the Michigan League.
Professor Dow V. Baxter of the
Forest'y Dept. will show pictures on
Alaska at this time. Refreshments
will be served in the Russian Tea.
Room under the direction of Mrs.'
Charles H. Griffits, Mrs. Kenneth
A. Easlick and Mrs. E. W. Blakeman.

H-eldl Wedlnesdaye
"Tom Sawyer," the musical comedy
which will be presented by the Wo-
men's Glee Club at 8:30 p.m. Wednes-
day through Saturday, with a Satur-
day matinee, in the Lydia Mendels-
sohn Theatre, has reached the final
stages of production, and complete
dress rehearsals will begin tomorrow.
Tickets for the production will be
placed on sale Monday at the Lydia
Mendelssohn box office which will be
open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 m.l
until the tickets are gone.--
A cast of more than one hundred
persons, including members of the
Glee Club, soloists from the Company
A soldier choir and Ann Arbor musi-
cians will appear in the operetta and
will be augmented by a sixteen piece
dance orchestra led by Wilson Saw-
yer, author and producer of the oper-
etta, which is directed by Richard
McKelvey, assisted by Patricia Mei-
kle.
The leading role, that of Ton Saw-
yer, will be played by Lucile Genuit,
whose theme song, "Does a Boy Get
a Chance To Whitewash a Fence
Every Day?" is the principal theme
of the operetta, although the original
plot by Mark Twain runs throughout
the presentation. Tom finds himself
in all sorts of scrapes, finally appear-
ing as the star witness in the Muff
Potter murder trial.
The part of Huckleberry Finn,
Tom's cohort in his exploits, will be
portrayed by Mary Ruth Acton who,
for purposes of expediency, has be-
come an ardent believer in the ability
of dead cats to remove warts.
Becky Thatcher, who tries in every
possible way to attract Tom's atter-
tion, not that he isn't anxious to
strike up an acquaintance with his
neighbor, is impersonated by Bob-
bette Ringland.;
Sold'ier Regrets He bs
Unable To Join WACs
BOSTON, March 10.--(/P)-Cir-
cumstances "do not permit me to ac-
cept your invitation to enlist in the
WAC," was the reply received today
by Capt. Dorothy L. 'Kenna, recruit-
ing officer, in answer to a routine re-
cruiting letter.
The "circumstances" were that the
recipient was in the Army and a man.
Pvt. Louis F. Niestepski, Scot'
Field, Ill., added, however, "I sure
would have enjoyed life in the W AC'
Buy War Bonds!
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Will Be Given
Tomorrow
Nationally-known soloists, comedy,
variety and precision group and pair
numbers will feature "Ice Gaieties of
1944," second annual skating carni-
\jal of the Ann Arbor Figure Skating
Club, which. will be held at 8 p.m.
tiCmorrow in the Michigan Coliseum.
The ice ballet, one of the highlights
of the 1943 show, will be repeated in
the new show, and will star Marilyn
Lewis, a University High student, as
soloist. Among the members of the
(horus are Polly Wason, a technician,
at the University Health Service and
formerly of the Boston Common-
wealth Skating Club; Mary Anne
Courtright, a student of Ann Arbor
High School, who is also a soloist in
the show; Betty Jane Courtright,
formerly of the University, who has
placed in national competition and
is one of the star skaters of the per-
formance, aid Mary Frances Gresch-
ke, former midwestern novice cham-
pion.
Solo skaters include Nancy Upson,
'44, an exhibitionist of national fame;
Mary Margaret Dean, a 6-year-old

Patrons for thne Frosh F'rolic, which
will be held from A to 10 p.m. Friday,
March 24, in Waterman Gymnasium,
were aznnoutnced yesterday by Ellen,
ill, '47f, chai°rmtan of the patrons
committee.
The patrons include Regent Vera
B. Baits, Dean Alice C. Lloyd, Asist-
ant Dean Byrl F. Bacher, Assistant
Dean Jeanette Perry, Mrs. Alexander
Ruthven, Dr. Margaret Bell, Mrs.
Lucile B. Conger; Executive Secretary
of Alumnae Council of Alumni Asso-
ciation, Miss Marie D. Hartwig; As-
member of the Junior Club from De-
troit; Marilyn Jacobs of University
High School; Norma Lee Caine, a
high school student from Ionia;
Elaine Eshleman and Barbara Miller,
from Detroit, of the Junior Club;
Misses Courtright and Greschke, and
Marion Hrebek, '44, skating With Dr.
Bradley M. Patten of the University.
Miss Hrebek also directs the Junior
Club.
Pvt. Wilhelm Junker of Co. H of
the ASTP at Michigan State Teach-
ers College in Ypsilanti, is another of
the show's outstanding performers.
The production is directed and ar-
ranged by Lt. Melvin Plegal of the
University's Army Headquarters
Corps.'

sociate Supervisor in Physical Edi-
uc:ation,M".iss Ethel "A.Mcormick
Social Director of Women, and the
members of the Women's War Coun-
cil.
The party is to be informal. Each
freshman woman is to take part in a
skit and come costumed for her part.
The campus has been divided into
zones and each zone will present a
skit. Prizes will be awarded for the
best skit and to the zone which has
.perfect at tendance at the Fr°olic.
Members of the War Council will act
as judges. Refreshments will be
served.
Contrary to the custom of previous
years the Frosh Frolic this year is to
be for freshman women only. The
purpose of the party is to provide op-
portunity for the women of the
Freshman Class to get acquainted
with one another and to have a gen-
era. good time.
Actress Is Now Citizen
LOS ANQELES, March 10.-(A')-
Michele Morgan, French film actress,
was granted United States citizen-
ship today y
Born it Neuilly , France, 24 years
ago, Miss Morgan came to Holly-
wood in 1940.

Soph Project
Petitioning To
Open March 13
Petitioning and interviewing for
positions on the central committee
of Soph Project will open from March
13 to March 24, Marilyn Mayer,
chairman of the committee, an-
nounced yesterday.
Petitions may be obtained March
13-17 from Miss McCormick's office,
and must be in by March 17. They
should be filled out in ink and should
state definite plans for the position
desired, since they will be gone over
before the interview.
Appointments must be signed for
at five-minute intervals and each
girl is expected to be acquainted with
the duties of the central committee
members. These will be briefed and
posted for the interviewees' conven-
ience.
A chairman and 13 captains wili
be chosen.
Bill Sawyer and his band will
flay for the regular Friday and
Saturday night dances at the
League from 9 p.m. to midnight
today and tomorrow.

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WHAT DID YOU DO TO HELP
SAVE THIS BOY'S LIFE?.



L.UTHURAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION
Sponsored jointly by the Zion and Trinity
Luth erati Churches
Zion Lutheran Church
East Washington St. and S. Fifth Ave.
10:30 a.m.:. Worship Service
Sermon: "Quest for Holiness"
Mr. Edward Baseler, Vicar
Trinity Lutheran Church-
East William St. and S. Fifth Ave.
10:30 am.: Worship Service.
Sermon : ,"WUhy the Cross fcr You and Me?"
'The Rev. Henry 0. Yoder
Lutheran Student Assocration
Zion Parish Hall, 309 East Washington St.
3:30 p.m.: Open House at Parish Hall for stu-
dents and servicemen.
5:30 p.m: Regular neeting of the Association.
Supper' at 6 :00 arid program followving.
FIRST UlNITARIAN CHURCH
State and Huron Streets
Edward I" Redman, Minister
Miss Janet Wilson, Organist
Mrs. Margaret Varrow, Director of Religious Ed.
Saturday evening, 8:00: Patch Party, Unitarian
Chur'chlzibrary. All invited.
Sunday, 10:40: Church School.
Sunday, 11:00: Service of Worship. Dr. 0. B.
Hawes, Minister Emeritus of the Unitarian
Church of Brookline, Mass., preaching on:
"The Deepest Human Need."
FIRST PR ESBYTER IAN CHURCH
1432 Washtenaw Ave.
William P:.Lemon, D.D.,. '
James Van Pernis, Ministers
Fr]anklin Mitchell, Director of Music and
Orgamiist
E. Gerltrude Campbell; Director of Christian"
Education
a:30a.m.: Church School, Junior, Intermedi-
ate, Senior departxnents. Men's "class led b y
Mr. Walter Geske. Young married couples
class led by Mr. Van Pernis.
10:45 a.m.: Nursery, Beginner and Primary de-
partments. Also Junior Choir rehearsal.
10:45 a.m.: Mo-ning Worship. "A Man of

UNIVERSITY LUTHERAN CHAPEL AIND
STUDENT CENTER
(Missouri Synod)
1511 Washtenaw Ave.
Rev. Alfred Scheips, Pastor
Sunday at 11:00: Worship Service. Sermon by
the Rev. R. W. Hahn, Oak Park, Ill., Execu-
tive Secretary of the Student Welfare Con-
mittee of the Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Sunday at 5:00: Supper meeting of Gamma
Delta, Lutheran Student Club, at the Stu-
dent Center, with an address by the Rev.
Mrit. Hahn,
Wednesday at 8:00: Lenten Service with cele-
bration of holy communion.
FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST
409 S. Division St.
Wednesday Evening Service at 8:00.
Sunday Morning Service at 10:30.
Subject: "Substance."
Sunday School at 11:40.
A convenient Reading Room is maintained
by this church at 106 E. Washington St., where
the Bible, also the Christian Science Textbook,
"Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures"
and other writings by Mary Baker Eddy, may be
read, borrowed or purchased. This room is open
daily, except Sundays and holidays, from 11:30
a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays 11:30 to 9 p.n.

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E STOPPED AN ENEMY B UL LET . . . bled white before he was
lfound. But now he 15 found . . . and s haing a life-savin trans-
fusion of Red Cross blood piasma.
The Army and Na ry have requested the Red Cross to collect aproxi-
mately 1 1,000,000 pints of blood from donors in key cities throughout
the country. Add this vital work to all the other Red Cross activities
... increasing on a global sCle ..., and you will see why Red Cross
must raise over $200,000,000 for its March, 1944, War Fund.
Your local Red Cross Chapter is raising this fund from March 1st to
March 31st. For the sake of all our boys, on all our far-flung battle
Uns, give very dollar you poassiy can.Youmay be saving your own
boy's life

THEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY
IN ANN ARBOR
Study Classes in Theosophy, conducted by the
president, S. H. Wylie.
Topic: "Evolution-Unfolding of Life."
Sunday, S P.M.: Michigan League. PTiblie is
cor dially invited.
ST. ANDREW'S EPISCOPAL CH URCH
306 North Division St.
The -Rev. Henry Lewis, D.D., Rector
The Rev. Robert .1 Muir, Student Chaplain
Maxine J. Westphal, Counsellor for
Women Students
Philip Malpas, Organist and Choirmaster

Ace Hand Laundry
1114 South University
Chelsea Flower Shop
203 East Liberty
Follktt's Michigan Bokstore
322 South State
Kyer Laundry
627 South Main
Lorm ee Battery & Eievicer
112 South Ashley
Moe Loundry
226 South First
Slater's Bookstore, Inc.
336 South State

Fiegel's
Men's anid B ys' Clothing
322 South Main
Quarry, Inc.
320 South State
Rabideau-Hrrs-
119 South Main .
Robert's Hats
604 East Liberty"
SoftehI & Rush
301 South State

Stoeb & Day
309 South Main
The Subway
727 North University
Swiss Garment & Cleaning Co.
205 South Fifth
Utrich's Book Store
541) East University
Van Boven, Inc.
326 South State
Varsity Flower Shop
1116 South University
Wahr's Book Store
316 South State

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