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TIE MICHEGAN DAILY E

Women's Officers
To Be f-nnounced
Installation Night
Hayden, Michigan Grad, To Tell Experiences
In Wartime Red Cross at Annual Functions;
Honor Societies Will Tap for New Members

Lantern Night WAA Tennis
Representatives Tournament
To Meet Today 'Will Be Held
Annual Sing To Include All tennis players on campus are
Groups from All Women's urged to take part in the WAA elimi-
Residences; Cup To Be Given nation tennis tournament.
The tournament will be for both
Any house wishing to enter the! singles and doubles play.. Entrants
Lantern Night sing must send a rep- may sign up until Wednesday on
resentative to the meeting at 5 p. m. bulletin boards- in the League, Bar-
EWT (4 p. m. CWT) today in Barbour bour Gym, and the WAA. or they
gym. may call Harriet Risk. 23225.
Representatives will draw for places Schedules for all rounds will be
in the order of singing, and will an- posted in the WAB, and the date of
nounce the name of the song that pounced nd theDas will be an-
their group itends to sing at the "ue he Dily.
traditional competition, which will be "We hope every coed who can play
held at 7:30 p. in. EWT (6:30 CWT) tennis will enter the tournament,"
Monday, May 21 on Palmer Field. Miss Risk, tennis manager, stated.
"It will be fun, and a wonderful op-
Cod ilme napoesin'.i ~i~~~ikiuli ,~~I~~

In accord with a time-honored
campus tradition, University coeds
have been invited to attend Installa-
tion Night to be held at 8 p.m. EIT
(7 p.m. CWT) Monday in Rackham
Auditorium.
All officers of Michigan's women's
activities will be installed and thesej
include positions on Women's War
Council, Judiciary Council and Wo-
men's Athletic Association. Members
of these groups will also be an-
nounced.
In addition, officers of Assembly
Association, Panhellenic Council,
Women's Glee Club, USO, Soph Proj-
ect and Junior'Project will also offi-
cially assume their new responsibili-
ties at Installation Night.
Hayden To Speak
Miss Mary Hayden, who has re-
cently returned from 18 months over-
seas duty with the American Red
Cross, will highlight the evening when
SStamp Sales
TO' Sororities
Rise over Quota
Sorority women have bought $1,150
in war stamps this semester, Jane
Strauss, JGP chairman of war
stamp sales for sororities, announced
yesterday.
Sorority sales were 48 per cent
over their quota for the first two
months of the semester. The quota
has been set at $1 per month per
woman.
Miss Strauss went on to say, "Sev-
eral of the houses have not made
their stamp quotas, and other houses
are carrying a large part of the
load." She also emphasizes the need
for every house reaching its goal i
the semester.
Wenley Sales Rise
Sales of war stamps to residents of
Wenley House have reaiched a total
of $150 this semester.
According to Miss Strauss, this to-
tal is particularly impressive because
Wenley House only began their sales
two weeks ago.
JGP started to direct sales in men's
residences last semester.

she will relate some of her unusuial
and colorful experiences in Europe.
Miss HAyden graduated from the
Univerity in 1942 and served with
the Iled Cross in England, Scotland,
Normandy, Belgium, Holland and
Germany. After leaving England,
where she was stationed at the Rain-
bow Corner, a London service club
for enlisted men, Miss Hayden served
with a Cinemobile Unit.
Societies Will Tapl
Miss Hayden stated that it was not
unusual for her Cinemobile to show
movies to men, on leave from t"e
front lines, in ditches, abandoned
houses or in hay lofts. "Dottie La-
mour and Lana Turner were roost
popular with the servicemen," re-
marked Miss Hayden.
Three Ethel McCormick scholar-
ships will be awarded, by Dean Alice
Lloyd, to those women who have
shown ousmanding all-around ability
on campus.
The senior honor societies of Mor-
tar :Board. Scroll and Senior Society
will tap for now members of their
respective groups at Installation
Night. This impressive ceremony adds
excitement to one of the most out-
standing events concerning women's
campus activities.
Pontiac Alumnae
Add ressedRecently
By Dean Bromage
International Relief was the sub-
ject of an address given by Mrs. Mary
C. B~romage, Assistant Dean of Wo-
men, before the Michigan Alumnae
Club of Pontiac recently.
Mrs. Bromage went to Washington
last year to work with the United
Nations Relief and Rehabilitation
Administration, helping to plan the
training program, and remaining to
aid in administering the plans. -,
Mrs. Beach Conger, General Alum-
nae Secretary, accompanied Mrs.
Bromage to the dinner and evening
meeting.
BUY MOE BONDS

DUKE ELLINGTON--World-famous composer and maestro will be
spotlighted on the bandstand at the 1945 edition of Senior Ball, playing
his original compositions as well- as current favorites in his own inimi-
table style.
FORMA L DACNCE:
Duke Ellington's Famous

Band To Play at Senior Bal

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Strains of world-famous musicj
written and conducted, by their
world - famous composer - maestro,
Duke Ellington, will help University
students celebrate an all-campus Sen-
ior Ball Friday, June 1, in the I-M
Building.
Tickets for the formal dance will'
be on sale from 9 a. m. to 3 p. m.
EWT (8 a. m. to 2 p. m. CWT) today
and tomorrow at the Union Travel
Desk. Sales booths will be set up
next week at different places on the
campus.
A song contest to determine the
selections students would most like
to hear Ellington play, is being
conducted through the ticket sales.
A detachable stub is attached to
each ticket. Purchasers may write
the name of their favorite song on
the stub which will then be entered
in the contest.
Ellington originally intended tot
study art at Pratt Institute through
a scholarship for his work in oils at
Armstrong Technical High School in
Washington, D. C. He picked up piano
playing by ear, however, and some-
time afterward learned to read music.
From then on he was bound to a
career in music.
"The Duke" worked up from Har-
lem night clubs to Broadway vaude-

ville acts. He worked with Ziegfield{
on "Show Girl" and began to intro-
duce his own compositions. His
"Mood Indigo" was written in 1930
and shortly afterward he anticipated
the imminent swing era with "It
Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got
That Swing."
Recognition awards began com-
ing to Ellington as he won the
ASCAP prize for the most import-
ant songs of the year in 1935, '38
and '39. The winning songs were
"Solitude," "Caravan" and "I Let
A Song Go Out Of My Heart."
In 1943 Ellington's popularity was
confirmed by the annual Downbeat!
poll which voted him number one
band of the year. Another auspi-
cious recognition of Duke Ellington's
talent was given in Carnegie Hall
when a capacity house heard his band
in an anniversary concert of his own
music. "The Duke" has since ap-,
peared several times in Carnegie Hall

Coeds will meet in a procession portunity for tennis players to meet ly localNvaabotthe sub-
in front of the library steps at 7each other ly local Navy gag about the Sub-
SoT (6 m CWT) and Station near Waterman Gym. She
p. m. to P p.al . Seniors, Miss Risk also announced that believed her sailor when he told her
march to Palmer Field. Seniors, open challenging for the club ladder that the Navy kept its campus sub-
i whose honor the annual Lantern tournament ends this Saturday. marine in a pool under its roof.
Night is held, will lead in their
caps and gowns, followed by the > eotc~oco t tc tcrmtO
other participants grouped accord-
ing to their houses, and in order of 'j ,-
classes. Juniors will wear yellow trandee nn a emen
ribbons, sophomores red ones and G /,6
freshmen their inevitable green.
JGP members will sell the approp-
riate bows, with war stamps at- ""<"'>.""><"">""<""" <->< < o< > t
tached, in all women's residences. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Kuchar of James Watson Jr., son of Mr. ane
All dormitories, sororities, and Brighton announce the recent mar- Mrs. James Watson of Columbus,
league houses may enter the contest riage of their daughter, Betty Ann, Mo. was announced recently by
held in conjunction with Lantern t D Jae Follee J. son o s's
Night. League houses will join the Mr. James H. Follette of Bay City. Miss Shaw's parents.
other houses in their zone. Miss Kuchar is affiliated with Al- Miss Shaw is a sophomore at the
Each house may be represented pha Omicron Pi sorority. Dr. Fol- University, and Cpl. Watson is now
by n more than thirty women, and tte graduated from the University serving overseas.
bnomrthntitwoeadMedical School last year and is a:
no solo voices will be permitted, since member of Phi Kappa Phi and Phi Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Haslett of
the contest has always been for group Beta Kappa honorary fraternities. Northeast, Pa. recently announced
singing only. All songs are limited the engagement of their daughter,
to three minutes, and sorority songs The engagement of Roberta La Vonne, to Harold R. Hutchinson,
y sShaw, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. USNR, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd
Members of the School of Music Ernest Shaw of Detroit, to Cpl. Hutchinson also of Northeast, Pa.
faculty will judge the competition,- --
placing special emphasis on the qual-
ities of melody and the blending of
the voices. A cup will be awarded
to the house which has presented the
best rendition of its song, in the
opinion of the judges.
WAA presents this event every year
to honor the graduating seniors. It
is called Lantern Night because in!
past years the senior girls always
carried lanterns, symbolic of the light
of knowledge. :/

Coeds Wear Flowers To Show

Spring

Season's

Friendly Spirit

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$ 7:
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By JOAN LAWSON
Now that spring is here and spirits fascinating with headbands, and
are rising, it is time to show how headbands look more fascinating with
fresh and gay and happy you feel. flowers pinned at either end.
Show it with flowers. Put some Another clever flower-bedecked
daisies in your hair. Flowers are too coiffeur may be arranged by twining
wonderful to wear to allow them to in tiny posies as braids are plaited,
stay in the garden or in the vase in then swooping up the braids to form
the living room. a coronet and plunking a larger posy
Pick a few and tuck them in your squarely on top. A wisp of veil, subtly
locks. They add color to the most attached, can make the plainest posy
conservative -outfit.- ,Of course, the into a fetching chapeau, and a few
gardeners aren't going to bless you flowers strategically placed will con-
every time you pluck a daisy or two, vmce even the most persnickety male
and, naturally, you don't always feel that there is a hat up there on top
like 'strolling to the Arb for a wild of that hair.
posey, -but don't "let -that stop you. ;;;;;;t;;>;;;;;;>
Get out and buy yourself some arti- (_
ficial flowers. They .ilways look pret- MAY ES_ . T \/A r
ty, and you never have to worry
about thkmi wilting,
Worn on Wrist
A new idea for flowers, if you don't
want to sport them in your hair, is to w
fasten a posey or three to a velvet
ribbon around your wrist, making a Lof estYe cdats and s for special
dainty bracelet. f May Festival lates aid attrac-
The low neckline of a formal is /U centerpnecs rour table,
even more eye-catching if nothing is these are Chelsea ofers of -
worn but a black velvet- ribbon chok- i/cular 1alues this week. You
er high around the neck with a flower can be sure of the best in frag-
pinned to the side. Fresh flowers are rance cand beauty.
especially lovely worn in either of
these ways at formal dances. CH E LSEA
New Headbands EfX /D~ .1~
There are all kinds of interesting I L
ways in which flowers can be fixed. ;J203 East Liberty
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