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Tom Sawyer'
Ticket Sale To
Begin Monday
(Continued from Page 1) _
Finn, Bobette Ringland as Becky,
Pat Tyler as Jim, Dorothy Gray as
Sidney, Jacquelyn Bear as Aunt Pol-
ly, Virginia Weadock as Ben, Jack
Secrist as Injun Joe and George
Spelvin as Dr. Robinson.
Also in the cast are Ellen Hooper,
who will play the part of the colored
mammy, Edward Davis, schoolmas-
ter; Robert Dierks, defense attorney;+
Bernice Hall, Alan O'Dale; Joyce
Douglas, Sir Guy of Guisborne; Lois
Bockstahler, Robin Hood, and Joyce
Donen, Little John.
Other members of the glee club
will appear as people of St. Peters-
burg and will sing in an off-stage
choir. Miss Bockstahler, Miss Doug-
las, Miss Gray, Miss Hall, Lois Pal-
mer, Martha Shepler, Irene Turner
and Barbara Jean White are dancers
for the production.
The operetta is being directed by
Richard McKelvey, assisted by Patri-
cia Meikle, with Josephine Yantis of
the Department of Physical Educa-
'tion for Women in charge of the
choreography. Scenery is by Fred
Rebman and Barbara Wisner is the
technician. Midge Gould is student
director of the glee club.

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Frances Allen and Donna Bleekman are among the performers
who will entertain spectators in the "Ice Gaieties of 1944," to be held
at 8:30 n.m. today at the Coliseum under the sponsorship of the Ann
Arbor Figure Skating Club..
'Cossack Sword Dance' Wil Be
Highlight of 'Ice Gaieties of 1944'

Petitions Due
For Panhell
Sophomore, Junior Sorority
Women Are Eligible for Posts
On Both Central Committees
Deadline for petitions for Panhel-
lenic Ball and Panhellenic Night to
be turned in at the Undergraduate
Office in the League, will be 3 p.m.
tomorrow, Mary June Hastreiter, '44,
president of Panhellenic, announced
Petitioning is open to all sopho-
more and junior sorority women who
are interested in being on the cen-
tral committees for the two func-
tions. Positions available on the Ball
committee are general chairman,
publicity chairman, program ar-
rangements chairman, patrons chair-
man, and decorations chairman for
the Panhellenic Night committee.
Panhellenic Night will replace the
traditional all-sorority banquet night
which has been eliminated this year.
Panhellenic banquet has been the
evening during which awards are
presented to the sorority with the
highest war activities participation,
highest scholarship and best athletic
participation. On this occasion Lan-
tern Night winners have also been
also been announced.
This year, Panhellenic Night will
serve the same function as Panhel-
lenic banquet with the omission of
the traditional dinner. A speaker is
being procured for the occasion.
Interviewing for the positions will
be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. tomor-
row and Tuesday in the undergrad-
uate office in the League. Panhellen-
ic executive board will act as inter-
A tentative date has been set for
Panhellenic Night, that of April 3.
No date has yet been set for the Ball
as it will be left to the decision of the
central committee, Miss Hastreiter
Petitioning for Soph
Project Will Begin
" Petitioning for .positions on the
Soph Project central committee will
start tomorrow and continue through
Friday, Marilyn Mayer, Judiciary
council head, announced recently.
Petitions may be obtained from
Miss McCormick's office in the
League. They should be filled out in
ink, stating definite plans for the po-
sition desired, and should be returned
before interviewing begins on Friday.
A chairman and thirteen captains are
to be chosen.
The duties of the central commit-
tee members will be posted in the
League&for the convenience of appli-
cants. Each coed should sign for a
five minute interview upon obtaining
her application.


The Badminton Club will meet
from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday at
Barbour Gymnasium. The matches
for the second singles and doubles'
tournament may be played off at the
same time or from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Thursday. The first round must be
completed by Saturday.
* * *
A meeting of the Fencing Club
for all those who have had fencing
before will be held at 4:30 p.m. Tues-
day in the small lounge of the WAB,
according to Pat Dillinger, '45 Ed.,
manager of the club.
.* * *
All women interested in participat-
ing in a ping pong tournament which
will begin April 3 should sign up with
their house athletic manager imme-
House tournaments will begin
Wednesday and may be played in
any manner: ladder, elimination or
singles. The winners of these matches
will participate in the all-campus
tournament. Houses having 75 resi-
dents or less may send two contest-,
ants; houses having 75 to 150 may

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JGP Tryouts Will
Meet Tomorrow

send three; and those having more
than 150 may send four representa-
After the house tournaments are
over, a club may be formed if enough
women are interested, according to
Janet Peterson, '45, manager of WAA
The ping-pong tables at the WAB
and Barbour Gym may be used for
either practice or matches. All equip-
ment may be procured from the ma-
tron in charge.
* * *
The Basketball Club will meet at
4;30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at
Barbour Gym beginning this week.
Two all-star teams will be chosen
from the women in club basketball to
put on an exhibition at the end of
the season.
*, * *
The play-offs for the women's in-
dividual bowling tournament will be-
gin tomorrow in the alleys in the
The meeting of the Tap Dancing
Club has been changed to 8:30 p.m.

All .coeds interested in trying out
for a dramatic part in the Junior
Girls' Play who have 'not had an
opportunity to read script may come
to the League between 2 p.m. and
4:30 p.m. tomorrow, Mary Ann Jones,
'45A, announced yesterday.
The final cast will be chosen Tues-
day, she added. Students who signed
up for the dancing chorus and others
who are interested are requested to
come to the first meeting of the
group to be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday
in the League rehearsal room. The
singing chorus will meet at 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, the room to be an-
nounced later.
Tuesday in the Barbour Dance Stud-
io. The Modern Dance Club will meet
at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.
The Ballet Club's meeting will be at
4 p.m. Friday.
According to Marie Cassetari, '44,
club manager, the Swimming Club
will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in
Barbour pool. The club was recently
re-organized to include beginning
swimmers and those who wish to
practice and improve their strokes.

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Climaxing the "Ice Gaieties of
1944," to be given at 8:30 p.m. today'
at the Coliseum by the Ann Arbor
Figure Skating Club, will be a "Cos-
sack Sword Dance" by Mary Frances
Greschke, former midwestern novice
figure-skating champion, a number
called "Flashing Blades" by Betty
Jane Courtright, and "Top Hat Rhy-
thm" by Nancy Upson, '44, a Uni-
versity coed.
Featured in the show, which has
been arranged and directed by Lt.
Melvin Flegal of the University's
Army Headquarters Corps, are ballet,
comedy and other novelty perfor-
mances by more than 100 skaters.
Pvt. Wilhelm Junker, of Co. H of
the ASTP at Michigan State Teach-
ers College at Ypsilanti, will show
that "The Army Also Skates." Three
junior skaters from Detroit, Mary
Margaret Dean, Elaine Eshelman
and Barbara Miller, are also starred
in the performance..
Marion Hrebek, '44, director of the
JJunior Club, and Dr. Bradley Patten

of the University, highlight the pair
numbers. Other members of the sen-,
ior club join Miss Hrebek and Dr.
Patten in the fourteen step and fox
Marilyn Lewis, a University High
student, will star in the ice ballet,
while soloists in other numbers in-
elude Marilyn Jacobs, Mary Anne
and Betty Jane Courtright, Norma
Lee Caine, Frances Radford, Miss
Greschke and Miss Upson. Frances
Allen and Donna Bleekman skate in
a pair number.
Group numbers include "Samba
Jive" and "Dance of the Goonis,"
novelties by members of the senior
club; "Kermess" and "A Rainbow on
the Ice" by the junior club group,
and a finale including th'e entire cast.
Jlob Calls
A student, to be paid at standard
University rates, is needed to run
slides from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday,
Wednesday and Friday in Angell
Hall, it was announced yesterday by
Gerry Stadelman, personnel admin-




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