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.Y, MARCH 6, 1915


Assembly-Panhel Ball Offices
Are Open to Independents

Coed Rushees



Organizations Plan
Annual Spring Dance


Petitioning for the seven Assembly
central committee positions for the
Assembly-Panhellenic Ball, which is
to be held this spring, will begin to-
day and continue through Saturday
for all eligible independent women.
The positions which are open gen-
eral chairman, publicity, decorations,
music, tickets, patrons, and finance.
The .Assembly chairmen will work in
cooperation with Panhel chairmen
who will be chosen later.
Dance is Coed-Bid
The tradition of giving the Ball as
a joint affair was started last year
when Assembly and Panhellenic Or-
ganizations presented "Boulevard
Ball," featuring Jerry Wald and his
The dance is unique in that it is
the only all-campus event to which
coeds invite men. This spring Mich-
igan coeds may once again pay back
the men by having them as their
guests for the largest women's affair
on campus.
Petition Ideasf
Ideas for the theme of the Ball
or for any committee positions are
to be included in the petitions and
preferred positions must be designat-
ed. All independent women are urg-
ed to take an active part in organ-
izing and giving the Ball and are
urged to present ideas and plans by
means of their petitions.
Petitions may be obtained in the
Undergraduate Office and in the
Kalamazoo Room of the League. Peti-

tions are to be brought to the inter-{
Interviewing for Assembly positions
for the Assembly-Panhel Ball will be
held from 3 p. m. to 5 p. m. Monday
through Thursday of next week. The
interviews will be held in the Assem-
bly Office in the Kalamazoo Room.
Sports Managers
To Attend Meeting!
All intra-mural sports managers
of dormitories, league houses, and
sororities must, attend a mass meet-
ing at 5 p. m. tomorrow in the WAB,i
announced Barbara Osborne, intra-
mural manager, yesterday.
In talks by Shelby Dietrich, presi-
dent of WAA, and Miss Osborne,
plans for the coming semester will be
announced. The ping pong tourna-
ment which is scheduled to begin
soon will be explained by Alene
Loeser, ping pong manager.
Three discussion groups led by
Mary Baker, dorms; Jean Brown,
league houses; and Jane Archer, sor-
oritiess will be included in the com-
pulsory meeting. All managers are{
encouraged to present the problems
they have encountered in their
houses. Methods of stimulating par-
ticipation in intra-mural sports and
exercise groups will also be discussed.'

By Tomorrow
Questions on Rushing System,:
Sororities, Will Be Answered
In Pan-Hel Me'eting Tonight
All coeds who want to take partE
in rushing must register by tomorrowj
at the Panhellenic Booth in the Mich-
igan League.
A report card showing 15 hours of
C or better and a $1.50 fee must be
presented at the time of registration.
All questions not answered in the
booklet received at the time of regis-
tration, will be answered in detail
in the educational meeting at 7:30
tonight, in the Rackham Auditorium.
The primary purpose of this meeting
is to explain sororities and the rush-
ing system to all prospective rushees.
Rushing is scheduled to begin on
Friday, March 9, and will extend
through Wednesday, March 28. Three
Open Houses will be given by each
sorority house beginning Friday,
March.9, through Sunday, March 11.
There will be no invitations for the
Open Houses, and every rushee must
visit each house of her own denom-
After the Open Houses, a series of
intermediate parties are scheduled,
followed by Final Desserts and pledg-
ing on April 2.
There shall be no discussion be-
tween sorority women and indepen-
dents or rushees concerning sororities
at any time.
Independents and rushees may se-
cure information about sororities
from the Office of the Dean of
Booklet Aids
Working Coeds
For the college woman interested in
working her way through school, Mrs.
Mary C. Bromage, assistant Dean of
Women, has written a booklet design-
ed to help and inform these coeds on
the best, way to go about it.
The booklet, entitled "Underwrit-
ing Your Own Education," was pub-
lished by the University Press be-
tween semesters, and copies have been
distributed to all Michigan high
school principals and University
alumni associations.
Emphasizing the need for careful
planning of outside work for the stu-
dent, Dean Bromage explains the
many ways in which the Office of the
Den of Women can help in securing
part-time work for coeds who must
earn their expenses.
Copies of the booklet are available
now free of charge in the Office of
the Dean of Women.
There will be an Assembly Board
meeting for all dormitory house
tresidents at 5 p. m. today in the
Kalamazoo Room of the League.

JGP Tryouts
For All Parts
Will Be Field
All junior women are urged to par-
ticipate in Junior Girls Play tryouts!
which will be held from 3 p. m. to 51
p. in. tomorrow, Thursday, and Fri-
day in the League, Carol McCormick,
director of the play, announced yes-
Tryouts will be for all the parts
in the play, including aedna. sing-
ing, and dancing roles. They will be
judged by Miss McCormick; Jayne
Gourley, dance chairman; and Ma-
saka Ono and Anne Crossley, (ro-
I chairman of the music elccttions.
Sign-up sheets have been placed
in the Undergradua t.Office in the
League where prospe t. e tryouts mayt
sign for definite times. Tryouts
should attend tryouts at the time
they have signed for, Miss McCor-
mick stressed.
Any junior woman is eligible to try
out for the play, and past experience
is not a necessary prerequisite.
The play is scheduled to be given
early in spring, the date to be an-
nounced later. As soon as the cast
is selected, actual work on the pro-
duction will begin.
Co-chairmen of the script commit-
tee, Marcia Welinan and Marian
Johnson, announced yesterday tU at
the first scene of the play, has b,,en
completed. Rapid progress is taking
place and the rest of the play will be
completed in the near future.
In order to fill the vacancy created
by Mardy McKeever's withdrawal
from school for the semester, Wanda
Mathias has been appointed assist-
ant director.
The central committee will meet
for the first time at 5 p. m. today in
the JG play office.
Hal Mcintyre's


Womevn's Staff
Offers Varied

Mild Weather Held Responsible
For Early Spring Predictions


i Spring semesters bring many events Women have intuition. That sim-
in their wake-V-Ball, new classes, ple statement explains why even the
clean slates, and a chance to join the most weary and overhung coed knew
women's staff of The Daily. that spring had appeared in Ann Ar-
Newcomers are not limited to fresh- bor as soon as she reluctantly pushed
men; in fact, upperclassmen are urg- one foot out of bed yesterday morn-
ed to try out. Tryouts will meet for ing.
the first time at 4 p. m. Monday in Windows flew open, and cries of
the Student Publications Building. "Hey roommate" followed this stroke
.hose imterestedshould contact Ma- of intuition. Wearing a coat wasI
vis Kennedy. women's editor, for fur- a concession as she merrily skipped to
ther information. her eight o'clock. But by noon, many
Fun, experience, and interesting coeds had shed anything resembling a
work are among the attractions of coat. (We could say something about
working on The Daily. Staff ahem- cocoons and butterflies here, but it'
lers conmbinc getting practical would sound like we had spring fever;
trainilg for a newspaper career too.)
wih their interest in keeping The smoking room in Angell Hall
abreast of world and campus hap- i was practically deserted, and the li-
penings. brary steps became littered with the
Previous expeience may make your jfirst cigarette butts of the season.
progress a little faster, but it is not Even the staggering assignments
at all necessary. Enthusiasm for Evntesagrgasimns
printer's ink and the ability to hunt meted out by exuberant professors
and peck on a typewriter are the failed to daunt spring-struck coeds.
only prerequisites. And not one had the nerve to pro-


I phecy that it would probably snow
the night of V-Ball.
Such avid coed-confirmation of the
momentary arrival of spring only
serves to validate the time tested
truth, that "it's the woman who
Stamps Distributed
War stamps will be distributed to
dormitory, sorority, and league
house representatives this week, ac-
cording to Nora McLaughlin. general
chairman of JGP.
Sorority representatives may pick
up their stamps from 3 p. m. to 5 p. m.
tomorrow in Miss McCormick's of-
fice in the League; league house and
dormitory representatives from 3 p.m.
to 5 p. m. Thursday in the same of-

Members of the tryout staff are
given instruction in all types of
writimg from straight news copy
to weddings and engagements to
fashion articles. A variety of as-
signments are given to tryouts so
that they will get experience with
all kinds of writing.
After a successful trial period, try-
outs are promoted to sophomore posi-
tions where the amount of writing is
increased and is of a more responsible
nature. Outstanding sophomores are
appointed to junior night editor posi-
tions, and then plan page make-up
and supervise the writing of head-
New Sweater Is
Coed's Own Idea
Of Morale-Booster


a I

Come out for

9HE145 EN IAE T 5
Work on your own college yearbook
THURSDAY at 4:30

Editorial and Art Staffs

AI VV j)('In spring, a young woman's fancy
inevitably turns to-a new Easter
V-BallHghligit bonnet.
This traditional yearning for a1
newcaeui awmnsway o
Hal McIntyre and his orchestra, bolstering her post-winter morale. A
voted the best new band of the year tiuiick splurge on a wisp of veil and
by Billboard magazine's poll of col- a bunch of flowers seems to be all she
lege editors, will be the long awaited
highlight of V-Ball, to be held from needs to make her feel rejuvenated.
Coeds have turned the tradition to
8 p. in. to midnight Friday at the;!i hmevs hwvr hygn
Intramural Building. suit themselves, however. They gin-
gerly avoid any contact with any-
McIntyre and his musicians have thing resembling a hat, but instead
gained increased popularity within pin their hopes on a .new sweater.
the past year' and they are scheduled That's their kind of morale-booster,
to make an overseas appearance this Tasteir kind of
spring. It is e(xcc1Cd that the tour
will last six months and it will set the wool may be seen to be blossoming
pace for other name bands. on campus the minute a hint of fine
weather touches Ann Arbor. But
Starting out originally with his even when Sunday comes, coeds are
own eight piece band, McIntyre join- seen to go hatless.
ed Glenn Miller's orchestra and it - s
was at Miller's suggestion that McIn-
tyre started his own outfit.
Featured soloists with the band in-
clude Al Nobel and Gloria Van Noble.
who gained wide experience as a
vocalist on the radio, sang with Ed-
die Lane and Carl Hoff's band before Although this motto i
joining McIntyre.
The band has played at such out- true, may we add
standing spots as the Glen Island
Casino, the Palladium, Commodore
Hotel and the Paramount and Strand To k
Theatres in New York. As soon as
the orchestra is available after its
overseas tour of hospitals, isolatedt
outposts, and behind-the-lines enter-r seezwhat the
tainment spots it has been scheduled
to make a motion picture. ig say
Friday's V-Ball will mark the third
annual wartine ball of its type to'r
be presented by the University. Be- he Baily
fore the war, J-Hop and Senior Ball
were held as separate dances, hiut for
the past three years, these have been
combined to form V-Ball.

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Pi Lambda Theta, honor society for
women in education, will hold its first
meeting of the new term at 7:30 p. m
today in the League.



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