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Ball Is Scheduled for

Jan. 15

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Maj. Mary Brown To Replace
Cal. Hobby at WAG Show



Maj. Mary. Agnes Brown, executive
officer and military advisor 'to Col.
Oveta Culp Hobby, has been appoint-
ed by the War Department to repre-
sent Col. Hobby at the Michigan,
State WAC Recruiting Show which is
to be given at 8:30 p.m. Monday at
Hill Auditorium, Henry 8arnes, Jr.,
eVecutive officer of the local civilian
WAC recruitirig committee, stated
Col. Hobby, national director of the
WACs will be unable to attend the
raily as ordeirs from tihe War Depart-
mEnt niecessitated the changing of
her entire schedule for January.'
Maj. Wayne king will direct the
musical production whiich will com-
pose parit of the program at dill Aud-
itorium. The show Will include Pvt.
Lee Edwards of Fort Custer, former-
ly one of the King's Men in Henry
Busse's orchestra, and Pvt. Fred Da-
vid, who was a merber of the stage
and screen version of Irving Berlin's
"This Is the Army."
Ex-Professionals To Entertain
Pvt. Marty Rihkland of Camp Mc-
Coy will tap dance; Pvt. Henri Rose
will play ithe piano. Pfc. William H.
Hodgson and Pfc. Ernest Mumma will
complete the list of entertainers, all
of whom were professional entertain-
ers before entering the Army.
The 728th M. P. Battalion Band,
stationed at Camp River Rouge near

-Detroit, will play-from &'p n. to 8:30
p.m. There also will be a mixed'
chorus composed of soldier- and
WACs from Fort Custei.
Proiinent People Here
At the beginning of the program
Mr. Barnes will introduce guests of
local and state prominence, including
Gov. Harry Kelly and Mayor Leigh
J. Young. Then Maj. King will take
over the rest of the introductions.
The speakers will be Maj Gen.
Garnet Burlingame; Mr. Lawrence
Knox, state commander of the Am-
erican Legion; Mrs. Walter Lee, state
president of the Aherican Le'gion
Auxiliary; and Mrs. James A. Ken-
nedy, state director of the civilian
WAC recruiting cominittee.
Maj. Gen. Henry -S. Aurand, Maj.
Brown, and Lt. M. Lund, a WAC who
has served in North Africa, will be
the principal speakers.
JuRt Like a W man!.
PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 5:-=(/)
The nation's first all-woman launch-
ing ceremony had these highliglits at
the Kaiser Company Swan Island
(1) The "woman" who directed the
operations was Robert Sweitzer, rnas-
ter shipwright, who prepared for the'
ordeal by wearing a fancy hat, rouge,
wig and a dress.
(2) The affair started three min-
utes late.

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Bureau To Open
A ain Friday
The' Acquaintance Bureau, estab-
lished by: the' Bomber Scholarship
Fund' to provide an opportunity for
students and servicemen on the cam-
pus to' met members of the opposite
sex, will begin functioning again this
week, Joyce Sibley, chairman of the
com'mittee, announced yesterday.
The League office' for registration
of women will be open from 1:00 p.m.
to 5:00 p.m. Friday. Men may regis-
ter at the Union from 4:00 to 6:00
Thursday and'from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00
p.m. Sunday.
Each registrant is interviewed and
his or her' preferences are learned.
Coke- dates are then arranged on the
basis of this information. The Bur-
eau charges a small registration fee,
and payment of that fee entitles the
registrant to further arrangements
of dates for the remainder of the
Miss Sibley urges students to make
use of the Bureau.
Roll of Honor
"Freshman Ellen Vinacke led the
hospital volunteer honor roll for
December with. 34'2 hours of work,"
Carol Evans, '46, announced yester-
12 other volunteers contributed 16
hours or more and their names were
added to the honor roll. Virginia
Easterly, '45, Nita Carrite, '45, Eve-]
leen Budnitzky, '45, and. Avery Grant,
'46, worked over 20 hours.
Others o the honor roll were
Claire Hudesman, '45, Marion Sea-
mens, '44, Judith Rado, *46, Barbara
Lasha, '46, Harriet Rohr, '46, Leila
Rossow, '46, Barbara Baxter, '46, and
Eleanor Matteson, '46.
The total number of volunteers for
the month was 201. 1,676 hours were
contributed. Miss Evans wished to'
give special acknowledgment to the
few volunteers who worked during
the' Christnas holidays.
"Women interested in helping at,
the hospital my report there on the
day they would like to work," Miss
Evans said. "At present there is a
great need for people to help mend
the rubber gloves used in the operat-
ing room," she added.
Special Permission
Needed by Women
Attending Local Play
All women who plan to attend the
performance of "Porgy and Bess,"
Monday, must get special late per-
mission from the Dean of Women's
Office, Ann MacMillan, president of
Judiciary Council, announced at the
Hlotise Presidents' Meeting yesterday.
It was also revealed that there
may be a surprise checkup on the
lights oit program, which has been
neglected of late. Consequently, it
was requested that. this program be
encouraged in all houses on campus.
The young fry have adopted an-
other new fad. It's the thing to carry
your "mad" money in the folds of
your loafers-a nickel in one shoe
and a penny in the other.

Upton Named
Members May Buy Tickets
From Fraternity Presidents;'
Theme Is Unannounced as Yet
Henry Schmidt, president of Inter-
fraternity Council, and David Upton.
president of Alpha Delta Phi, have
been named co-chairmen of the elev-
enth annual Interfraternity Ball
which will be held from 9 p.m. te
midnight, Saturday, Jan. 15 at the
Other members of the central
committee include A. V. Green and
James Pettapiece, tickets; Shermar
Massingham. publicity; and William
Fead and Peter Smith, decorations.
Bill Sawyer and his orchestra will
provide the music for this tradition-
ally formal dance. He will present
several .new arrangements by the
orchestra, featuring his vocalists,
Patty du Pont and Billy Layton.
Tickets for the ball have been dis-
tributed to the presidents of all the
fraternities, and fraternity men may
procure tickets through them. No
other ticket sale will be conducted,
according to the committee.
The theme of the ball has not been
decided upon as yet, but the commit-
tee has made definite plans to dis-
tribute program favors. In former
years the ball has taken place at the
Union, but wartime restrictions have
necessitated the transfer of the ball
to the League.
Ex-Night Editor
Is Engaged
Announcement has been made of
the engagement of Miss Margaret G.
Little, '44, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
John D. Little of Andover, Mass., to
John R. Dice, son of Dr. and Mrs.
Lee R. Dice of Ann Arbor.
The bride-elect is a former wo-
man's staff night editor of :The Daily
and resides in Martha Cook, Her
fiance was graduated from the Uni-
versity in 1941 and holds a teaching
fellowship in chemistry. He is a
member of Gamma Alpha and Phi
Lambda Upsilon.
War Work Sheets
Should Be Picked Up
War work sheets and a complete
report on the returned sheets, which
were given out as a sample in No-
vember, are ready and should be
picked up by house presidents or
war activities chairmen in the under-
graduate office of the League, Monna
Heath, president of Women's War
Council, announced yesterday.
Houses which have not received
them will be given work sheets on
which to record their November ac-
tivities. All houses will receive the
December work sheets and sheets to
keep a weekly account for January.
Sorority Initiation
Alpha Omicron Pi announced the
recent initiation of the following wo-
men: Jean Moore, '45, of Ann Arbor;
Georgia Wyman, '46, also of Ann
Arbor, and Margaret Birkett, '45, of
Oak Park, Ill.

More Blood
Donors Needed
Registration for Blood' Bank
To Last All Week at League
One hundred more women are
needed to donate blood at the Blood
Bank to be held Jan. 13 and 14 at
the WAB, according to Josephine
Fitzpatrick, chairman of the Wo-
men's Blood Bank.
Registration is taking place in Miss
Ethel McCormick's office in the
League' and will last all week. 220
women are needed tb fill up the ap-
pointmnent schedule, and 120 have
signed' up already.
Women under 21. must present Red
Cross release forms signed by one of
their parents at the time of the do-
nation. The forms are given to the
women at the time of registration.
"This is entirely a student drive,
and as such we are directly respons-
ible for its success. Donors are very
badly needed, and we are anxious to
fill the entire appointment schedule,"
Miss Fitzpatrick explained.
WAA Basketball.
Begins Today
Sigma Delta Tau meets .eddes
House, and Alpha Xi Delta lines up
against Kappa Alpha Theta at 7:30
p.m. today in Barbour Gym as the
women's basketball tournament for
this year- gets under way, according
to Shelby Dietrich, intramural man-
Next week the games will be
played at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wed-
nesdays and Thursdays at Barbour'
Gymnasium and, the. following week
games are scheduled for both 7:30
p.m. and 8:15 p.m. All games will be
refereed by students in the physical
education department.
"Once a coed plays on one team
she may not switch to another," Miss
Dietrich said. "This includes ch$n."
ging teams within a dormitory or
from a dormitory or zone team to' a
sorority team. If a woman is a memn-
ber of a team that is eliminated she
may not switch to another under any
Unlike past years, there is a great
effort being made to encourage dor-
mitories to have two or pos!.y three
teams. As a result for the tourna-
ment one team will represent ap-
proximately sixty women in the lar-
ger dormitories.
Practice periods for all teams en-
tered in the tournament will be held
at 5:20 p.m. tomorrow and at the
same time every week day except
Friday during the following week at=
Barbour Gym. Instruction will be,
given to all teams practicing at these


JGP To Print
Stamp Sales

9 Nickels Ar

Junior Girls Project publicity com-
mittee will stomp into the publica-
tions field with "Stamping Around,"
a monthly war stamp sales bulletin.
which will be distributed to all cam-
pus coed houses on Monday, Jan. 17.
according to Peg Weiss, JGP pub-
licity chairman.
Designed to make super-salesmen
out of house stamp representatives,
the publication will come off the
mimeograph machine with cartoon,
feature, and editorial suggestions for
making the sale of war stamps an
entertaining as well as useful tran-
An editorial by Deborah Parry.
JGP chairman, will highlight the
first issue. Also featured in the op-
ener, edited by Sybil Hansen, will be
plans for an inter-house bridge tour-
nament with the buying of stamps
as an entry fee, as well as new ideas
for intra - house projects. Marcia
Sharpe alnd Georgianna Leslie and
Joan Frantz will illustrate the publi-
The sheet will record activities of
the entire JGP organization, report-
ing trends in campus sales and the
progress of J.GP toward its $30,000
goal for the year.
Proceeds of Stamp,
Sales. Announced
Six weeks of sales in campus war
stamp booths has netted $308.85, an
average of $50 for each week, it was
announced yesterday by Jean Loree,
Junior Girls Project booths chair-
Lisa Skillern leads the stamp sales-
girls with a total of $26.30, followed
by Frances Graham, who has sold
$21.70. in stamps. Pat Krause is third
with $17.10, and Jean Murray and
Dorothy Thomas have sold $14.40
and $14.25 respectively.
The booths are open from 8 a.m.
to 5 p.m. daily in University Hall and
the League, and sell stamps only.
Harriet Vishel is in charge of bond
sales in. the League lobby between
4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Tuesday and Fri-
Co-ops To H old Tea
An interview tea for women inter-
ested in Michigan co-operatives will
be held, at 7:30 p.m. today at Roch-
dale Co-operative House at 640 Ox-
Five houses, Alice Palmer, Kather-
;he Pickerill, Muriel Lester, A. K.
Stephens, and Rochdale, have been
entertaining coeds interested in the
co-operative plan.




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