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YLRNSAYy NOV. 17, 1943.

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Dressngs Unit
Wil Be Open .i flfy Swedt 0tt a etera
Credit Will Be Given for Hours Out of the night which covers us, etc., etc., etc., there springs the
beginning of what may. -prove to be a rather black existence.. As the
Worked, Chairman Reports; word comes through that lights are to be turned out at 11:30, all sorts of
Coeds Needed for Jnstryctors weird things begin to happen,; and the Michigan coed .goes completely
"In response to popular demand" Now, while this is not an unusual type of behavior, and people have
the Surigcal Dressings unit will be been going berserk all over the place lately, neither is it the kind of
open on Fridays as well as Wednes. conduct that one comes to epect from"the fair female student. It
days, and Thursday, Jean Whitte- might be well, therefore, to speculate upon this sigificant state of affairs,
more '44, chairman of 'the iunit, an- and examine carefully, all situatins factual and mythical which are
ioutiedec yesterday. . classified as the results of'this strange new rule.
The unit is Qopen from i1 p. i. to Zero Hou Arrives
p,' in the game room of the For example-two dorm-mates who, having started to wash their
are invited to .attenid. Credit for hair at 10:30, are still rinsingz7it when the zero hour arrives-they have
work will now be given on the basis very long hair-are forced to dumpeverything into the sink and make a
of liouls worked rather than the miad dash for their respetiveMlight switches. The irnediate result is,
number of students attending,, Miss of course, a minor floo-iorrible beyond all comprehension-as drippings
Whittemore announced. from their wet locks fall all over the dormitory' floors: Furthermore, the
To Train Instructors water which they have necessarfly left in the sink is encouraged, by the en-
"The next few weeks, we partic- trance of the brush, comb, towel, etc., to run over tie top, thereby creating
ularly want to train.a group of in- a situation which demands, fromi all who would 'approach said sink, some-
structors," she stated.. The instruc- thing on the order of Noah's ark. Panic' eisies, and bedraggled, wet-
tors are needed to teach new work- headed coeds stay up all night-in answer to tlieir coisciences-mopping
ers the art of making dressings and up the floor..
to inspect the dressings after they In one dormitory, when the hand1s point to 11:30, the weary, bleary-
a instructor by working a mini- eyed inmate douses her lights and prepares to sit up all night counting
ium of six hours at the unit and the lights which burn in the neighboring house. Naturally, the results are
passing the Red Cross test. disastrous-for, while .those of them who can't count beyond twenty
Cott>ns Are equired ,.retire fairly early in the morning, the others are forced to have breakfast
Al coeds desiring to work at the in their rooms in order to carry onthis stupendous- project. Perhaps, the
unit are .reminded that they must next night, the .girls in the neighboring dorm having heard tales of the
wear a cotton blouse or smock. No doings of the night before-retaliate by tirningout their lights an hour
seaters or woolen suits are per- ahead of time, so that they can count the lights which burn next door
nitted as the lint or fibers might from 10:30 on with steady' hand alid untroubled mind. At aiy'rate, it
get iito the dressing. Nail polish must be obvious even to the most casual observer, that such activity
I not to be worn for the same rea- is not only unpredictable but unhealthy.
}. Count the Lights
For coeds. who cannot attend ,the Con h ihs
e e dse nit from a p. n. to 5 nImagine the turmoil which would follow if the women over in Jordon
e unit in the Rackham. Building suddenly decided that they wanted to count the lights in Stockwell! Why
i .making cotton pads from 7:30 they'd be up for weeks on end! And suppose that the women in Stockwell
p. "m. to 9:30 p. m. today and to set thermselves up to a similar task-i.e. that of counting the lights in
morrow. .The work done by coeds at Martha Cook. They'd probably have to run an all-night bus service
this unit will be accredited to the between dormitories.
camps umit. Oh tempora, oh mores! -the complications which do arise. If cur-
rent reactions become permanent the Michigan woman will go down in
history, a nervous, sleepless wreck. The market for'vitamin A will zoom
E'Iitoati Class as it has never zoomed before, as the-conscientous-coed-who-can't-concen-
, C S trate-in-study-halls takes to studying in the dark. There will be a shortage
1...,of matches, and tent-like contraitions under the covers vill hide the
renT eac flashlight which lodges in the shaking, feminine hand. The'great masses
a of editorials and comments prompted by tlUIs new atmosphere will be
Ch marked as classics, and the Michigan wohian of several years hence may
well write a term paper upon this, our life, and label it, "The Dark Ages."
Sixteen University women who are AnnualI Dinner Held
enrolled in Education D 152 are get- A.v
ting practical experience in teach- For NewcomersS
ing young' children by" assisting at
the University Elementary School. At Betsy Barbour First Lieutenant
'The student-teachers aid the reg- n t e s to
ultar teachers at meal-time. Each , Last night the residents of estsYv
ase tant sits at a table with five Barbour dormitory held their annual AtsM o n
children; "se helps.with the serving, Welcome Dinner, at which newdo fi' F
eati I, 1aiC occaisionally table mai- U otehuear oi e hs FORT DES MOINES, IOWA--Sec-
Her ers to the house are honoed by he Lt Anne X. Miskerik of Milan,
s Most of the women are taking the who haved lived there previouy. ho ed the WAC shortly
Ao re for credit. In addition to Miss Alice C. Lloyd, Dean of Wo-t erih.'
tr work at meal-iner they ob- men, Miss Jeannette 'Perry and Mrs. after her 21st bIrthday because she
serge themethods -of teaching and Beryl Bacher, Assistant Deans, Miss wanted to help her relatives suffering
ta over the classes themselves at Ethel McCormick,.Social Director of undef 14azi~oppression in unoccupied
times Outside reading is also, in- the League, andmembers of theBet Czechoslovakia, ias been promoted 'to
uted ii'the course. I oever, some sy Barbour board of governorswer'e th e rank o irst Lieutenant in the
of the girls take the course without special guests. Following the dinne, Woes Army Corps. 'She is Coin
redit, Just to get experience in deal- three musical skits were presented by Inanding Offider of a WAC Company
ing with :children. the house residents. in Basic Training at First WAC
Training Center, Fort Des Moines,
Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John
Misterik of Milan, are both natives
of Moravia iii Czechoslovakia. She
thousand has grandparents, aunts, uncles and
-i; cOusins still living In that country,
u: (but his not heard from any of them
since the outbreak of the war.
,Cousin Is Refge
- - .Lieutenait Miskerik formerly was
active in" the Wesleya Guild in the
. First Methodist'Church in Ann Ar-
,} " -From WAC Training Center

S.And here's one waiting for you!.
Not one has been filled in a labora-
tory. Not on shade is ready-madefor
\ . ""stock. CHARLES of the RITZ
powder is always "made-to-order"
to emphasize the loveliness of your
','r own skin,' your eyes, your hair.
What's more - - as your
complexon 'changes
lz ,hawith the seasons you
may bring your powder
'n and have it newly
blended without charge.
w £
ois : abl -te rr rh
00 oounl
(PlusU~% edera Excse j ehe.s odorable little girl cho
(tPlus 10% Federal Excise Tax)
about this sandal.

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Registration Daughter
For Rushing Party Give
To Start Today By VIRGINIA R
Atinding- a tea party
Freshmen, Upperclassmen ball'game given for a que
May Sign Up in Undergraduat be in the regular line o
member of the Army N'
Office of League until Friday serving in England, but
ley, daughter of Dean
All freshmen and independent wo- Bursley, did not pass up
men who are interested in rushing tunity when asked recei
may sign up today through Friday would care to act as ho
in the Undergraduate Office in the General and his staff f
League, according to Mary June Queen Mary to the post.
Hastreiter, '44, president " of Pan- "When I went over,"
Hellenic. It is imperative that any wrote, "I didn't know ju
woman wishing to go through rush- job was to be, but soon
ing sign up during this period. tat they wanted a liti
An explanatory meeting will be touch to things to see th
held Friday, Nov. 26, time and place off well for the Queen.
to be announced at a later date, for "A Red Cross girl and
the benefit of all rushees and every with the General in' a;,d
woman who plans to rush must at- with two tables of full co
tend the meeting. It is expected few lt.-colonels. After
that many of the problems which talked over plans for t
annually confront women planning then the two of us arrang
to rush will be cleared up in' this ers for the tea tables."
way before the rushing period b Met the Queen
Honor System in Effect Then came the high p
T rnHonor System inhEffeafternoon. "At 2:30," sh
This year, an honor system has the two of us, the Gene
been put into effect, taking the place onel in charge of the C
of the old silence period. All sor- quarters with two thC
ority women have been put on their greeted the Queen, the
honor not to discuss sorority with Kent, :two Ladies in V
any freshmen or upperclass inde- Capt. Lorid Hamilton-Q
pendent Women. attending officer.
They are further forbidden to en- "This all in front ol
ter a dormitory or league house Corps Headquarters who
where independent women are living ing at attention, a moti
or make any pre-arranged date with igitish civilians who we
independents. from outside the gates, a
Violations to Be Reported military and civilian pol
The system has been initiated so Then came the basebal
that it will be possible for sorority Queen, having expressed
women and independent women to watch an exhibition of tli
'speak when they meet. These rules sport; was having her w
have been in effect for about two by -two teams from thep
weeks and any violation of themn will the arrival of the Roy
be reported directly to Pan-lelienic. Bursley writes, "-we proc
At the time that women sign up overstuffed chairs behind
to rush, they will be given booklets the ball field. It was a
explaining soroity policy, rushing and I assure you the Q?
rules, and a variety of other details miss a trick. She want
they will need to known before they everything, and both s
invade sorority row. These booklets
will be availabk at the rushing
booth only. A registration f .is 3Games Anno
required of all who sign up. Alpha Xi Delta will
House, and 2one I of
houses will play' Zone r
r rie bal at 5 20 p. m. today
Gym. At 7:30 p. in.
Beg ins Todplayz one l, and I
||o|.Zimmer houses of Zone V
a team forled of wome
A drive for wool yarn to be used in' mer Stevens, and Roch
the Hospital Rehabilitatioif Prograi,,
will get underway today, Monna
Heath, '44, president of the Woman's
War Council, announced.
It is hoped that all the houses on
campus will collect as much yarn as
they can and turn it in at the Under-
graduate Office in he League where
a box will be provided for this pur-
The yarn should be rolled in a ball'
if it is yarn that has been collected
from scraps, but if yarn is purchased
for this program, the skeins can be
turned in as they are.
"I't is preferred that the yarn be in
bright colors"' Miss Heath said. "We
are not setting a deadline 'for when
the yarn should be turned i, but it
should be in just as soon as possible,"
she concluded.
Spa rk ing
The '47 Corps will have a short
vacation fromn its clean up rake up
duties around the campus accord-
ing to Marcia Sharp; '45, dfretor netyokes.
of the corps. The vacation' will
'ast just as long as the weather
man continues to send snow doh and rayon
upon 'Anrn Arbor.

and Coffe
The strop;.

of Dean Attends
'n for Queen Mary

Duchess seemed to enjoy it very
"After the game we visited with
the Ladies in Waiting and Lord Ham
ilton while the General introduced
his chiefs of the various sections t4
the Queen. We then had-tea at small
tables, 'the chiefs' of the sections;
mostly full colonels, the General, the
Queen, the Lord, the Duchess, the
Red Cross girl and I." And she adds,
"Some tea party for me to be mixed
up in."
After the tea the whole group was
taken around the post'by the General
to see the chapel, the mess:;hall and
a few other spots of interest. S
And so ended a rather unusual day'
with Queen ' Mary, 'the Duchess of
Kent, the General, a few colonels, 'a
tea party and a baseball game.
CO T Buy
Own Corses
Contrary to the long-standing tra-
dition, the Michigan coed will pro-
vide her own flowers for the Bomber
Scholarship dance 'to be held from
8 00 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, Oc
20, at Waterman ,ym following 'the
Ohio State 'game and featuring the'
music bf Glen Gray , ad his Casa'
Loma Orchestra.
According to Marcia Netting '45,
chairman of the corsage 'committee
of JQP, red 'and white carnations
may be purchased for a small. sum.
A twenty-five cent war stamp will
be included in each order.
The method of ordering in the dor-
mitories and sdkority houses will be
through the War Activities. Chairmen
of each house. In the league houses,
orders will be taken by 'the stamp
and bond representatives. 'The dead-
line for all orders has been set for
5:00 p.m. today.
Club To Meet Today:
The Interior Decorating Section of
the Faculty Women's Club will meet
at 7:45 p.m. today at the 'home of
Mrs. Kenneth Easlick.
Interior decorating problems and
questions submitted by members .at
the meeting will be discussed.,by. Mrs.
Ronald Grant of South Fifth Avenue,
An. Arbor. Mrs. Grant is a graduate
of the New York School of.Fine and
Applied Arts and has been associated
with the Katherine Bailey and Lydia
Nash House of Interior Deoration in
Atlanta, Ga.

WAA Notices
Petitioning for positions as zone
athletic managers for the League
Houses will take place all this week.
and women interested in becoming
zone managers may call for their
petitions in Barbour Gym.
Interviewing will occur from 3:30
p. m. to 5:30 p. m. Monday and
Tuesday of next week at the WAB.
Women wishing to be interviewed are
requested to bring their petitions with
them at the time of the interview.
The selection of League House zone
managers is a step toward giving wo-
men living in league houses a" more
aetive- voice in the running of WAA
and it will also better organize thoie
who are living in-smaller groups and
who inay miss chances to participate
actively in WAA activities.
Pat Daniels. '45, has announced
that' the La- Crosse Club will meet
at 4:30 p. m. today on Palmer Field,
good weather or bad.
The Badminton Club will hold its
organizatton. meeting at 7;30, -p. m.
tomorrow, in Barbour Gym. Players
must provide their own equipment
although racquets may be -r.ented,-at
the gym. The club has been organiz-
ed as part of the WAA regime for
players' with some experience even
though advanced skill is not required
for participation.
Ginny Weadock, '44, rifle club
manager, has announced that the
organization meeting for women
wishing to learn to 'shoot the regula-
tion army rifle will be held at 4:30
p. m. today in the WAB.-
All old members of the club are
urged to come out, and new members
will be welcomed. Again, experjerlce
is not. necessary as, competent in-
structors supervise the shooting.
Actual firing will not take place
until after Christmas, and the-first
few meetings will be for the purpose
of explaining the structure of the gun
and acquainting 'the members with
club policies.
Telegraphic matches will be held
with various other schools and col-
leges in February and March.
There will be a meeting of As-
sembl,' at 4:39 p. m. today in the
League ('the room to be posted),
aceording. to Doris Barr, '44, presli

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