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SUNDAY, JAN. '7, 1945

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

PAGE F

Assembly Will Hold Recognition Night Wednesday at L

eague

AllExceptional
I ndependents
To Be Feted
More Tickets Will Be Placed
On Sale Tomorrow, Tuesday;
Dr. Brumbaugh Will Speak
Outstanding independent coeds
will be honored at Assembly Recog-
nition Night, which will be held at
8 p.m. Wednesday in the League
Ballroom.
Tickets will be sold from 3 p.m. to
5 p.m. tomorrow and Tuesday in the
League to those women who have
not already made reservations with
their own houses.
The price of admission will include
dessert, which will be served after
the program. Seating in the ball-
room will be according to house, and
each house president has been asked
to turn in at the house presidents'
meeting Tuesday the number of wo-
men from her house who are going to
attend.
Theme Is Time
The theme of Recognition Night
will be Time, in the sense of the
hours which have been put in by
independent women in war work.
Outstanding records in war activities
and high scholastic averages recog-
nition.
Speaker of the evening will be Dr.
Foburn T. Brumbaugh, executive
secretary of the Council of Churches
of Ietroit. Dr. Brumbaugh has spent
many years in Japan and will speak
on the topic of "I Know Japan."
During his stay in Japan, he was
able to observe the local ideas of
religion, social customs, and especial-
ly the life of young people. These
personal observations have given Dr.
Brumbaugh an insight into the prob-
lem of why Japanese people are as
they are today.
Songs To Be Judged
Entries in the contest for an assem-
bly theme song will be judged by
Frances Bostwick, '4SM, Beverley
Solorow, '46SM, Rose Derderian, '46
SM, and Jean Gilman, '4SM. The
winner of the contest will be an-
nounced during the evening. Also on
thie program will be original, humor-
pus skits by the honor societies of
Wyvern, Senior Society, and Mortar
Board.
"We hope that all independent
women realize that this is the one
night in the year on which they may
gather to honor their outstanding
members," Claire Macaulay, chair-
man of Recognition Night central
committee said. According to Miss
Macaulay, all those who attend are
asked to wear heels.
The Distinguished Service Medal
was recently awarded to Colonel Ov-
eta Culp Hobby, director of the
Women's Army Corps and the first
woman in the army to receive this
recognition, although six civilians
were so decorated after World War I.
The citation read that Colonel Hob-
by had, rendered "outstanding ser-
vice," both asdirector of the former
Women's Auxiliary Army Corps and
as chief of the Wacs.

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First Rec-Rally
To Feature Six
Sports, Dancing
Featuring six sports, bridge, and
old fashioned square-dancing, the
WAA Board will sponsor the first
Rec-Rally of the year from 7:30 p.m.
to 11:00 p. m. Friday in Waterman
and Barbour Gyms.
Volley-ball, shuffleboard, deck
tennis, badminton and pingpong will
be the sports offered according to
Martha Allen, equipment chairman.
Bridge, for those not interested in
the more strenuous activities, will
be held in the Dance Studio.
Square Dancing To Be Held
Square-dancing, under the direc-
tion of Mr. Howard Leibee of the
Department of Physical Education
for Men and accompanied by a
Grange orchestra, will take place
in Waterman Gym from 8:30 p.m.
to 10 p.m. It is not necessary to
know how to do the dances, said
Mr. Leibee, for instruction will be
given before each new dance is at-
tempted.
Servicemen stationed on the cam-
pus are especially invited to this
function, as well as the coeds and
it will be possible to come either with
dates or singly.
Small Admission Charge
Upperclassmen wil remember the
Rec-Rallies of the past years, for
the WAA Board began them in the
spring of 1943, to meet the demand
for "a place where we can have
sports and square dancing to a real
old time orchestra!" Since then
there has been a Rec-Rally at least
once every semester. This event,
will be the first that the present
WAA Board' has sponsored.
There will be a small admission
charge to cover the cost of the equip-
ment, and those who wish to play
volley ball are requested to wear
rubber soled shoes.
Some coeds are still needed to act
as sports chairmen for the Rec-
Rally and those interested are asked
to contact Alene Loeser at 23119.
It is not 'necessary to have a know-
ledge of the sport, as these coeds will
not be asked to instruct.
Bond Belles To Be
Honored At Dinner
Engraved parchments will be pre-
sented to the two Bond Belle team
members who made outstanding rec-
ords in the recent War Loan Drive
at a steak dinner for all Bond Belle
captains to be held at 6:15 -p.m.
Monday.
The awards will be made to those
women who made the greatcet per-
centage of sales in proportion to the
number of faculty members for
whom they actually were responsible.,
Bond Belles accounted for approxi-
mately $62,500 worth of war bonds,
sold by the University during the
drive, which was much greater than
the established goal of $50,000 for
the teams.

New Ideas for Theme, Songs
Of Annual JG Play Are Needed

Original ideas are needed for Jun-
ior Girls' Play, which will be given
early in spring, Frances Goldberg,
chairman of JG Play, announced yes-
terday.
JG Play is an annual affair which
is given traditionally by junior women
to honor graduating senior women.
This year, contrary to the practice
of last year, only junior women will
be eligible to participate.
Ideas must be written on slips of
paper which will be available in Miss
Ethel MacCormick's office in the
League, beginning tomorrow. A box
also is placed in the office in which
the slips are to be put.
The deadline for these entries
will be Saturday, Feb. 24. The
information desired on the slips is
the name of the woman, telephone,
school and year, what she wants to
do, her experience, specialties, and
ideas for the script.
Although the script is the main
item at this point, entries with ideas
for songs, dances, or short skits are
also needed. This year's script must
Ie a plot which can be divided up
easily into episodes, chapters, or skits
so that each one can be practiced in-
Official's Club
ToHold Meeting
"All coeds interested in officiating
at the intramural basketball games
should attend a meeting of the Bas-
ketball Officials' Club at 4:30 p.m.,
Tuesday at the WAB," stated Irene'
Turner, '45, manager of the club.
A basketball official's guide, which
may be purchased at any athletic
equipment store, should be brought
to the meeting so that the rules may
be clearly discussed.
"No previous experience is neces-
sary for entrance to the club. Many
officials are needed to help us con-
tinue the intramural sports," con-
tinued Miss Turner.
At the end of the training period,
two tests will be given, one written
and the other practical. The written
test is given to judge the coed's
knowledge of the rules themselves;
the practical test to determine how
well the coed can apply the rules.
"The technique of officiating will be
acquired by practice in officiating
in several games under supervision,"
concluded Miss Turner.
Former'U' Student
Destined To Receive
Letter 39 Feet Long
Dick Keuhn, former V-12 on cam-
pus, will probably receive the sur-
prise of his life when the letter com-
posed by girls in Betsy Barbour
reaches him at the Marine Hospital
in Detroit this week.
Made up of stories, poetry, car-
toons, quips and sketehes, the letter
measured 39 feet in length when it
was completed. Guaranteed to bring
a laugh to Dick, was the thumbnail
sketch of the typical Barbour girl,
picturing her as "three and one half
inches tall, weight; 230 pounds, hair;
yes, and eyes; two."
Dick was injured while wrestling
here last year and has been confined
to the hospital since.
Stockwell Wins
Out of the 52 teams taking part in
the WAA Volleyball tournament,
which ended this Wednesday, Stock-
well, captained by Helen Masson,
came in first.
Mosher IV, with captain Millie
Weth, was second, and Martha Cook
I, Dottie Upham, captain, came in
third. Following were Alpha Xi Del-
ta, captais Allyn Thompson, Alpha
Omicron Pi, captain, Mary Perrdue,
Helen Newberry, Ann Wallerstein;
State Street, Jean Leighty; and Jor-

dan I, Dottie Wikel as captain.
Notice of Engagement
The engagement of Betty Gregory,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. Greg-
ory of Detroit, to Lt. Frederick W.
Hughes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred A.
Hughes also of Detroit, was announc-
ed recently.
Miss Gregory attended the Univer-
sity and was affiliated with Kappa
Kappa Gamma sorority. Lt. Hughes
attended the University of Detroit.
He is now stationed in France.

dividually by a group of women and
then be brought together to form the
complete production. However, the
idea is not to have a lotaof discon-
nected episodes, but to have a con-
tinuous plot or theme running
through all of them.
In addition to ideas for the plot,
those women who would like to
sing, dance, act, or direct the play
are asked to sign up on the same
slips of paper. A stage force to
arrange for properties and scen-
ery is also needed.
Members and chairmen for all the
various committees of program, pub-
licity, tickets, make-up, and ushers
will also be selected from those sign-
ing up now.
WAA Notices
Rifle Club: 5 p. m. tomorrow and
Thursday at the ROTC Rifle Range.
University Women's Riding Club:
6 p. m. tomorrow in front of Bar-
bour Gym. All members who have
not paid their dues are requested to
bring the money to this meeting.
Archery: 5 p. m. Tuesday, Wed-
nesday and Thursday at Barbour
Gym.
Fencing: 5 p. in. Tuesday at Bar-
bour Gym.
Officials Club: 5 p. m. Tuesday at
the WAB.
Figure Skating: 3 p. m. Tuesday
and Wednesday at the rink.
Modern Dance: Beginning Section
7:20 p. m. Tuesday Advanced Sec-
tion: 8:20 p. m. Tuesday in the
Dance Studio of Barbour Gym.
Crop and Saddle: 6 p. m. Tuesday
in front of Barbour.
Badminton: 8:15 p. m. Wednesday
at Barbour Gym. 3:15 p. m. Satur-
day at Barbour Gym. Open to
women and men.
Advanced Section of the Univer-
sity Women's Riding Club: 6 p. m.
Thursday in front of Barbour.
Ballet Club: 3:15 p. m. in the
Fencing Room of Barbour Gym.
Tap Club: 4:15 p. m. Thursday at
the WAB.
Swimming Club: 10:15 p. m. Sat-
urday at the Union Pool.
Outdoor Sports Club: Winter Sports'
Afternoon at 2 p. m. Saturday if the
weather permits.

Special Students
To Hold Meeting
Coeds in 'Private Homes Given
Chance To Become Organized
All independent women who have
been given special permission from
the Dean's Office to live in private
homes in Ann Arbor, are asked to
attend an initial organization meet-
ing at 4 p. in., Monday in the League,
Florene Wilkins, President of As-
sembly Council, announced:
This meeting is being held to help
unite the numerous independent
women living in private homes be-
cause the great influx of students
in the past year has surpassed the
University residence capacity. All
married women attending the Uni-
versity are invited to attend and also
the students whose permanent resi-
dences are in Ann Arbor.
Coeds Miss Activities
Mrs. Bromage, Assistant Dean of
Women, has suggested this meeting
as she felt that many of these coeds,
in some cases isolated from campus,
were missing the all-important so-
cial aspect of their college life. That
they are in many cases prevented
from war activities and social func-
tions. It is her desire to unite these
women in an organization especially
designed to fit the needs of a widely
separated group.
The coeds themselves will decide'
at this meeting whether or not they
wish to continue such an organiza-
tion. Hours of meetings will be
planned to fit the schedules of the
girls who are working. If any girl
will be unable to attend this meeting
they are urgently asked to contact
Florene Wilkins at 2-3225, since as
complete a record of this special
student group is desired as possible.
Problems To Be Discussed
It is the desire of Assembly Coun-
cil to incorporate these students into
Assembly as the third main division,
if the students should continue the
organization. Students are asked to
bring any prolems or ideas for the
organization to the meeting.
"Most of the women have been
contacted by mail, but if in any case
an oversight has been made, I sin-
cerely hope t.hat they will attend
this initial meeting," Florene Wilkins
said. Students should consult the
bulletin board over the main desk
in the League for the room where the
meeting will be held.

Sale of Tickets
For Ship's Ball
Is Still Open
Tickets for Ship's Ball, sponsored
by the local Navy V-12 Unit and
featuring Bobby Sherwood and his
orchestra from 8 p.m. to midnight
Jan. 19, are now on sale in the batal-
lion offices of West Quad.
In addition, Navy Medical and
Dental students, as well as CATS and
RONAGS may purchase tickets at
the Union. They may obtain tickets
at their five o'clock meeting on Tues-
day as well.
An invitation is also being extend-
ed to men from surrounding Naval
stations to attend, and Navy person-
nel on leave will also be welcome.
Tickets may be purchased for them
by women in case they are not able
to obtain them themselves.
Transportation will be made avail-
able for leaving the dance, it was
announced by Jim Martin, publicity
chairman of this third Ship's Ball to
be given by the University V-12 Unit.
Sherwood has just completed an
engagement in the College Inn of
Chicago's Hotel Sherman and after
his appearance at Ship's Ball, he and
his band will go on to Meadowbrook,
in New Jersey for an indefinite pe-
riod.
Proceeds will be turned over to the
Navy Welfare Fund of the Unit
which is designed to provide emer-
gency loans to members of the local
V-12 group,
Surgical 'Dressings
Head Announces
Leading Houses
The top women's residences in
bandage rolling last week at the Mi-
chigan League Surgical Dressings
Unit were announced by Harriet Fi-
shel, chairman.
The highest league houses are Ree-
ves, 56 per cent; Ross, 29 per cent;
and Colvin, 20 per cent. The top
dormitories are Lockwood Manor,
41.3 per cent; Day House, 29.1 per
cent; Betsy Barbour, 28.6 per cent;
and Ridgeway House, 28.1 per cent.
The top sororities are: Alpha Delta
Pi, 87 per cent; Alpha Epsilon Phi,
73 per cent; and Delta Delta Delta,
60 per cent.

WAA Basketball
Teams To Begin
New Tourney
The Women's Basketball tourna-
ment, consisting of 63 teams, will
begin tomorrow and run until just
before final exams.
Each team must have two. extra
women to score and time the games.
This year's tournament is the largest
tournament that the WAA has ever
had. Martha Cook was winner of
last year's tournament.
Jordan has five teams, captained
by Dorothy Wikel; Mosher, four
teams, captained by Millie Wilk; the
Nurses, three teams, captained by
Phyllis Tucke; Stockwell, three
teams, captained by Helen Masson,
Martha Cook, two teams, captained
by Dottie Upham.
The basketball schedule for next
week is: Monday: 5:15, Alpha Epsi-
lon Phi vs. Mosher I. Alpha Delta
Pi vs. Austin House. 7:15, Zone V-a
vs. Hill House. Stockwell I vs. Nur-
ses I, 8, Martha Cook I vs. Stockwell
I. Zone VI vs. Helen Newberry.
Tuesday: 5:15, Zone X vs. Pi Beta
Phi. Alpha Omicron Pi vs. Chi Om-
ega. 7:15, Washtenaw Lodge vs. Del-
ta Gamma. Geddes House vs.
Stockwell III. 8, Woodlawn vs. Ma-
dison House. Nurses III vs. Jordan
V.
Wednesday: 5:15, Chicago Lodge
vs. Oakwood Hall. Adelia Cheever
vs. Tappan House. No games will
be played Wednesday night because
of Assembly Recognition Night. Wed-
nesday night games will be played
Friday afternoon.
Thursday: 5:15, Betsy Barbour vs.
Sorosis. Mosher IV vs. Zeta Tau Al-
pha. 7:15, Kappa Delta vs. Jordan
III. Alpha Xi Delta vs. Jordan II.
8, Gamma Phi Beta vs. Jordan I.
Zone V-b vs. Nurses II.
Friday: 5:15, Jordan IV vs. State
Street. Zone III vs. Colonial House.
If any team cannot play at the
scheduled time, please call Barbara
Osborne, 23225, before noon of the
scheduled day.
There will be a compulsory meet-
ing of all sorority war stamp sales-
women at 4:30 p. m. tomorrow in
the Garden Room of the League,
according to Jane Strauss, JGP
sorority chairman. This meeting
is for the purpose of discussing the
progress of sales in the sorority
houses.

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