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In Union Rainbow Room January
Michigan Coeds Fill Over 550
Percy Jones Christmas Boxes
li le 10 l uY University women went "all out"
ton and his orchestra, foreign stu- in responding to the appeal for
dents will play host to all the cam- Christmas boxes for the veterans in
Sstudents and faculty, at the Ball. Percy Jones Hospital in Battle Creek.
Ticket Sale Announced "We were so overwhelmed with
Tickets will go on; sale Dec. 18 at boxes on Friday that we couldn't
the International Center, the Union eves ontFredal"haidMe cd
and the League. even count them all," said Miss Mc-
The Ball will benefit the Emergen- ormick, Social Director of the
cy Fund for Foreign students, a fund League, whose office is piled with
established to aid foreign students Deborah Parry, '45, chairman of
attending the University. the drive, said "We are especially
To Wear Native Costumes pleased that the coeds went to the
This *ear more than 40 countries trouble to make the boxes so at-
will be represented at the Ball with tractive, and we're sure that the boys
students from Latin-America, Eu- will be pleased too."
rope and the Orient. Foreign stu- The unofficial count is over 550
dents are urged to wear their native boxes. The eighteen sororities on
costumes in. keeping with the inter- campus turned in the largest num-
national theme. ber, 226. Alpha Chi Omega led all
George Hall, assistant director of the sororities with 26 boxes, while
the International Center, is chair- Kappa Delta was runner-up with
man of the Ball. Heading the pat- 23. The women in dormitories turn-
rons committee is Mrs. Paseta Sal- ed in 192 boxes, of which Stockwell
gado; publicity, T. C. Ku; decora- turned in the most, 70. League
tions, Eduard Salgado; and program, houses turned in 90 boxes, and con-
Enis Backan. verted fraternities turned in 60.
The most often-included items
evW1 edges Campus houses have really taken
the holiday spirit to heart and many
The Lamba chapter of Zeta Phi of them will entertain this weekend
Eta, National Professional Speech as a prelude to the holidays.
Arts Fraternity for Women, pledged Alpha Phi will hold a Christmas
thirteen new members at 3 p. m. yes- tea dance from 3 to 5 p. m. today
terday in the Grand Rapids room of for the men in the Naval Architect
the -Michigan League. Unit. Dancing, bridge games, and
Those pledged include the follow- refreshments will provide the eve-
ing: Miriam McLaughlin, Joyce Sie ning's entertainment. The chaper-
gan, Jacqueline Shepherd, Carol Mc- ons for the event are Prof. and Mrs.
Cormick, Ethel Esenberg, Peggy J. H. Hodges, and Mr. and Mrs.
Goodin, and Onnolee Anderson. Campbell.
The list continues with Mavis Ken- An openhouse for .the Marines and
aedy, Mardy McKeever, Jayne Bron- Navy V-12 units on campus was held
son, Marilyn Runsdle, Mary Ruth by Delta Delta Delta last night from
Acton, and Dorothy Murzek. 7:30 to 9:30 and refreshments were
Admission to this society was made served. Mrs. J. S. Owen, Mrs. J. W.
on the basis of grades both in speech Quinn, and Mrs. M. Barrett chap-
and other subjects, prominence in eroned the party.
some phase of speech work, and Pi Beta Phi will entertain invited
readiness to cooperate with the plans guests at an informal buffet supper
of the organization. after the Messiah Sunday evening.
Zeta Phi Eta is an organization Mrs. W. J. Aniker, and Miss E. A.
primarily for women interested in McCormick will be the chaperones
promoting speech activities. for the event.
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were stationery, playing cards, and
candy. A noble willingness to sac-
rifice scarce articles was shown by
the frequent inclusion of gum, choco-
late bars, and cigarettes, of which one
person donated a whole carton! Oth-
er unusual items were a can of pine-
apple and one of salmon. Several
coeds sent Varga calendars, and
someone sent a pair of dice. One
careful coed noted on the outside
that her box contained "pin-up pic-
To Be Frmed
Following the suggestion of Dr.
Hance of the Speech Department,
Assembly Council is forming a Speak-
er's Bureau whose members will be
available for announcing coming
events to houses on campus.
To initiate the women for public
sneaking Dr. Hance will deliver a
short series of lectures, the first of
which will be held during the first
week of classes following Christmas
vacation. Coeds will be notified of
the time of the first lecture.
Will Announce Events
The women who will become mem-
bers of this bureau will give short
talks in the various league houses
and dormitories, explaining the dif-
ferent projects planned by Assembly'
Council. They will also be available
for Iced Cross, Women's War Council
and ,other organizations through the
courtesy of Assembly Council. The
first project to be announced by the
Speaker's Bureau is Recognition
Coeds are urged to join the Speak-
ers Bureau, preferably those major-
ing in speech. Each woman will give
three talks from three to five minutes
in length, probably during the din-
ner hour so that a greater number
of coeds will be reached.
Leave Names at League
Any independents who care to
join the bureau should leave a slip of
paper containing their name, address
and phone number in Florine Wil-
kins' box in the Undergraduate Of-
fice of the League anytime before 5
p. m., December 29.
Go over Top
Three Sororities Fill Quotas;
Cheever High Coed Dorm; I
Wenley House High for Men
War stamp sales for the past
month to both men's and women's
IARY Joyce Engstrom, '42 is an
Ensign in the Spars. She receiv-
ed her rpreliminary training at Smith
SCollege, Northampton, Mass., and re-
Sceived her commission at the Coast
Guard Academy in New London,
Conn. Ensign Engstrom is stationed
at the Coast Guard Headquarters in
Washington, D. C. where she is Per-
sonnel Officer of the Communica-
ANOTHER recent University of Mi-
chigan graduate, Marjorie Sue
Kendall is at the present time sta-
tioned in New Zealand. Miss Kendall
is serving with the Red Cross.
FIRST Lt. Anne Xonia Meskerik a
graduate of the University school
of Music in Feb. '43 is now stationed
at Des Moines, Iowa serving in the
capacity of commanding officer and
instructor of an OCS unit.
ENSIGN Pat Gaylord who gradu-
ated with second highest honors
in the class of '44 is stationed at
Radcliffe College in Boston, Mass.
Kitty Simrill, '43 is stationed with
the Waves at Floyd Bennet Field,
New York. Another '44 graduate,
Lois Fromm who was a member of
the Michiganensian Business Staff,
is taking her basic training in the
WAVES at Hunter College.
To Wed Soon
Miss Ruth Ferris Daniels, daughter
of Mrs. Malcolm Daniels of New
Haven, Conn., will become the bride
of Mr. E. William Muehl, of New
Haven, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. L.
Muehl of Birmingham, at 3:30 p m.
Thursday in St. Andrews Episcopal
Miss Daniels, who was graduated
from the University in February, '44.
was president of the University Post-
War Council and a member of As-
houses have exceeded
tions, according to Jan
sorority chairman, and
e Strass, JG
i Claire Ma
caulay, JGP dormitory chairman.
Stamps and bonds totaling
$2,118.25 were sold to sorority
members in the last month. Figur- I MARY R. Hayden, '42 is at the pres-
ing on the basis of a quota set at ent time stationed in England
25 cents per woman per week, Sig- with the Red Cross. As an under-
ma Delta Tau amassed the greatest graduate Miss Hayden was affiliated
total with 118 per cent above their with Alpha Phi sorority, was presi-
quota. Alpha Delta Pi followed dent of Crop and Saddle for two
with 90 per cent above, and Alpha years and was a member of Wyvern
Gamma Delta placed third with and Scroll
60 per cent above quota.
Ol fr sororiies faild tYRTLE Patterson, '43 is an En-
Only four sororities failed to make " sign in the WAVEs stationed in
their quota, Miss Strass added. They the Bureau of Ships, Navy Dept.,
are Kappa Kappa Gamma, Soror- Washington, D. C. Another gradu-
sis, Zeta Tau Alpha, and Alpha Phi. ate of the same year Virginia Jack-
The dormitory figures cover a son is stationed with the WAVEs at
three-week period and reveal that Grosse Ile Naval Air Station, Grosse
$1.56 worth of stamps and bonds Ile, Mich. She is instructing flight
was the average purchased per officers in the instrument flying.
woman. Adelia Cheever topped the
list with $6.10 of stamps and bonds
per woman for the three week
period. Day House was second
with $5.68, Markley House with
$4.68; Tappan House with $4.36,
and Jordan Hall with :3.16.
Last week sales in the men's dorms
totaled $150 in stamps and $300 in houses are not daunted this year by
bonds. Wenley House is leading the the brief Christmas vacation, and
competition between the houses have planned the first holiday par-
which include Allen-Rumsey House.ties starting this weekend.
Fletcher Hall, and Hill House. Colonial House's open house was
one of the first, and featured
COeds Admitted dancing, cards, singing, and refresh-
ments from 8 p. m. to midnight Fri-
Into Swim Club day. Helen Newberry also had a
StampBridge Party the same eve-
"Neptune's Daughters," better ning for residents and their dates.
known as the advanced swimming Admission will be the purchase of
club, has completed its special try-
outs and is ready to announce the
eligible members, according to Rita
Auer, '46, manager of the club.
After competing in the swimming
skill tests, the following coeds were
admitted into the higher ranks ofI
the club: Pat Daniels, Ann Robin-
son, Delynne Leverett, Jean Parn-
ner, and Barbara Wallace.,
a twenty-five cent war stamp.
Saturday night, (,Betsy Barbour
had their annual Christmas For-
mal with dancing furnished by rec-
ords from 9 p. m. to midnight. The
Blue Room at Martha Cook Build-
ing will be the scene of a Christmas
party today with a program of
readings and carols around the
Christmas tree for Cook girls and
Charming nosegay shadow box
containing her favorite shade of Revlon Nail
Enamel and Matching Lipstick ........l25
(Plus rederal Tax)
JheP a -r e a
On State at the Head of North University
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Rifle Club: 5 p.m. tomorrow and gorosis vs. Jordan II; 7:15, Zone X
1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the vs. Helen Newberry; Tappan House'
ROTC Range. vs. Ridgeway; 8, Mosher I vs. Martha
University Women's Riding Club: Cook I.
3 p.m. tomorrow in front of Barbour Tuesday, Dec. 19: 5:15, Kappa
Gym. Alpha Theta vs. Jordan I; Mosher
Archery: 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednes- IV vs. Zeta Tau Alpha; 7:15, Alpha
lay and Thursday at the WAB. Omicron Pi vs. Geddes House; State
Fencing: 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Street House vs. winner of Tappan &
WAB. Ridgeway Game; 8, Ann Arbor Girls
Figure' Skating: New times have vs. Stockwell.
been arranged: 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on
the ice Tuesday and Wednesday at
the Rink. Attendance, in the futuret ysica E ucation
will be stricter.
All Dance Clubs: General meeting Club To Hold Party
at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Dance Stu-
dio of Barbour Gym. Meeting Thursday in the main
Badminton: 8:15 p.m. Wednesday lounge of the WAB, the Physical
at Barbour Gym. Education Club will hold their an-
Crop and Saddle: Not meeting this nual Christmas Breakfast from 8:30
week, but anyone interested in riding a. m. to 10:30 a. m.
n Tuesday, call Emily Peter at 9590 The program is planned so that
Advanced Section of University every physical education major and
Women's Riding Club: No meeting the faculty of the Department of
his week. Physical Education for Women can
Swimming Club: No meeting this participate and will include the group
veek. singing of Christmas carols after the
Volleyball Schedule breakfast is served.
Monday, Dec. 18: 5:15, Collegiate Recently the Physical Education
Club, with the cooperation of Dean
Surgical Dressings Edmondson, sent 4l of the Phys Ed
urgBcosdjuniors into Detroit, where they ob-
Jnit To Be Closed served teaching methods in the De-
troit school system.
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Whichever you choose, }A
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make the few precious
leisure hours twice as
welcome. Sizes from 12 to
46, prices from . .
$5.95 to $32.50
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