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Will Sponsor

Afternoon Dance




Will Feature
Novelty Acts
Men To Be Invited as Guests
Of Independent League Girls
At Their First Social Function

An afternoon mixer dance, spon-
sored by the Union and Assembly,
will be held from 2 p. m. to 5 p. m.
Saturday in the ballroom of the
Union, it was announced yesterday
by Porter Capps, chairman of the
The dance will be the first big so-
cial function to be given by the six
hundred Independent women living
in campus league houses. These
women, who form one branch of As-
sembly Organization, have extended
an invitation to all men on campus,
servicemen and civilians, to be their
guests for a gala afternoon of danc-
ing. Paul John, Union social chair-
man, urged that the men attend
and promised a good time for all.
Floorshow To Be Given
A definite program in the form of
a floorshow will be featured during
the afternoon. The floorshow will be
twenty minutes in length and will
contain several campus musical and
dancing numbers together with a
novelty act.
Mixer type dances will be the or-
der of the day, according to Teddy
Morse, publicity chairman. "There
will be several mixer dances in order
that dancers may meet as many
people as possible and so that no one
will be left on the sidelines," Miss
Morse; announced.
Tickets on Sale
The Independent League women,
'who are the only women on campus
to whom the dance is open, may ob-
tain tickets from their house presi-
dents after Tuesday. Tickets will
also be on sale at the League. The
men are!to be the guests of the
women and° will require no admis-
sion tickets.
The purpose of the dance was stat-

Junior Project
Play Petitioning-
Hits New High
Petitioning for the central com-
mittee positions of JG Play assumed
record proportions last week when
approximately 70 petitions were re-
ceived and over 100 women signed
up to work on the play.
Late petitions, if accompanied by
an adequate excuse, may be turned
in at the League Undergraduate Of-
fice in the League from 3 p. m. to 5
p. m. tomorrow.
Interviewing for the play positions
will begin at 3 p. m. to 5 p. m. to-
morrow and continue through Fri-
day. Women should sign up for the
time of the interviews on the sign-
up sheets provided in the Undergrad
Office. In choosing a woman for a
particular position, emphasis will be
placed upon her experience and
qualifications. " Interviewing will be
done by the Junior Girls' Project
Central Committee.
Although the heads of the com-
mittees will be selected as the result
of this interviewing, women who
want to work on the various com-
mittees can still sign up on the slips
provided in the Undergrad Office.
The committees are as follows: pro-
gram, costume, dance, music, script,
stage force, ushers, property, scen-
ery, publicity, tickets, and make-up.
Although many good suggestions
for the theme have already been pro-
posed on the various petitions, the
JGP Central Committee is still look-
ing for more. Ideas for the theme
may be put on the same slips.

ed by Florene Wilkins, Assembly
president, who said, "Our dance is
to provide an opportunity for the
Independent League women, who'
make up one of the most important
branches of Assembly, to meet to-
gether at their own social func-

To Hold Meeting
Plans for Additional Project,

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Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt modeled at
New York the dress of special de-
sign and color created by Arnold
Constable which she wore at the
Inauguration at noon yesterday.
The neckline of the Potomac Navy
crepe dress was accented with Cap-
itol Blue faille. The sleeves were
long and full with tight cuffs.
WAA Notices
Rifle Club: 5 p. in. to 6 p. m. to-
morrow and 4:30 to 5:30 p. m. Thurs-
day at the ROTC Rifle Range.
University Women's Riding Club:
6 p. in. tomorrow in front of Barbour
Fencing: 5 p. in. Tuesday at Bar-
bour Gym.
Figure Skating Club: 3 p. in. Tu-
esday and Wednesday at the rink.
Modern Dance: Beginning Section
7:20 p. in. Tuesday, Advanced Sec-
tion 8:20 p. n. Tuesday in the Studio
of Barbour Gym.
Crop and Saddle: 6 p. in. Tuesday
in front of Barbour Gym.
Badminton: 8:15 p. in. Wednesday
at Barbour Gym. Mixed play from
1:30 p. in. to 3:30 p. in. Saturday.
Advanced Section of UWRC 6 p.m.
Thursday in front of Barbour.
Ballet Club: 3:15 p. in. Thursday
in the Fencing Room of Barbour
Swimming Club: Intermediate
Swimming 10:45 a. in. Saturday;
Advanced Section 10 a. in. Saturday.
Both will be in the Union Pool.

Soph Cabaret, To Be Discussed
There will be a mass meeting of all
sophomore women at 5 p. in. Wed-
nesday in the League for the pur-
pose of considering the establish-
ment of another branch of Soph
The present central committee of
Soph Project has been pleased with
the turnout for its hospital volun-
teer service and feels that it is go-
ing so well that the sophomore class
is capableof taking on an additional
project. It will be run by an entire
new central committee while the
present committee will continue to
be in charge of the hospital service.
It has been suggested that the
additional project be an attempt
to revive Soph Cabaret to which
the sophomore class devoted its
entire efforts before the advent of
war. Not only will a traditional
campus event be revived by the
present sophomore class, but it will
give more sophomore women a
chance to petition and become act-
ive in campus activities.
The proceeds from the proposed
revived cabaret would be donated
to some worthy campus fund for
students and petitioning would take
place before the end of the present
semester. The new central commit-
tee will begin plans as soon as it
is chosen, and it is hoped that Soph
Cabaret will be presented toward
the beginning of next semester.
Soph Cabaret, in former years,
took over the League for an entire
week-end and featured floor shows,
plays, dancetroutines, games, coke
bars and even taxi-dancing with
coeds acting as hostesses.
Events commenced on Friday
night, continued on Saturday after-
noon, and the climax was reached
with a gala turnout on Saturday
night. Each year a different theme
was carried out in the various rooms
which the Cabaret took over for
the affair. These themes were car-
ried out to the fullest extent with
elaborate decorations and costumes.
H ill Coeds To Have
Open House Today
Open house will be held from 3 to
5 p. in. this afternoon at Hill House,
auxiliary women's dormitory, 707
Oxford Road.
- All military and civilian men on
campus are invited as well as coeds.
Mrs. Edward G. Heckel, house direct-
or of Oakwood House, and Miss Ar-
leen Burt, house director of Hill
House, will be chaperones for the
afternoon. Refreshments will be
WAB bowling alleys will be open
from 3:30 p. m. to 5:30 p. in.
Tuesday and will be available ev-
ery weekday thereafter for open
bowling. A fee of fifteen cents a
line for girls and twenty cents for
men will be charged.

Local Mothers
Asked To Try
Proxy Parents
An appeal to the mothers of Ann
Arbor was made yesterday by the
Child Care committee, sponsors of
the Proxy Parent service.
"We have more than enough coeds
to help in the Proxy Parents, but we
do not have enough calls to use all of
the volunteers," said Naomi Miller,
chairman of the committee, "and we
feel that some of the parents of Ann
Arbor do not know about this service
that the coeds of the University are
Women to take care of children
are available to local mothers every
afternoon of the week, all day Satur-
day and Sunday and week day eve-
nings unti 10:40 p.m. On the week-
end nights the coeds must be home
by 12:30 a.m. and on Sunday at 11
p.m. It is possible to obtain later
permission on the week-ends for the
coeds if -the request is placed at least
two days in advance.
Transportation to the homes is
expected to be furnished and if the
coed stays out beyond hours, she is
to be seen safely home.
The rates for the coeds are 30 cents
an hour, if they can do homework,
and 60 cents per hour if their time is
otherwise occupied. All calls for the
Proxy Parents may be made to the
Michigan League, 2-3251, in the Un-
dergraduate Office, or to Martha
Lovett, at 2-4547.
WAA Schedules
Basketball Tourney

The Women's Intramural Basket-
ball schedule for Monday and Tues-
day is as follows:
Monday, Jan. 22:. 5:15, Austin
House vs. Zone VII. 7:15, Stockwell
II vs. Nurses I; Elmnwood House vs.
Alpha Epsilon Phi.
Tuesday, Jan. 23: 5:15, Pi Beta Phi
vs. Alpha Omicron Pi; Mosher II vs.
Zone IX-a. 7:15, Alpha Chi.Omega
vs. Kappa Kappa Gamma; Delta
Gamma vs. Woodlawn House. 8,
Geddes House vs. Nurses III.
Any teams that cannot play at the
scheduled time please call Barbara
Osborne, 23225, before noon of the
day on, which they are to play.
Tickets from the I.F.C. ball,
which constitute late permission
for Saturday, Jan. 13, must be
turned in to the Judiciary Council
with the regular sign-out sheets.

Speech Bureau
Coeds To Hold
Second Meeting,
The second meeting of Assembly
Speakers' Bureau will be held at
4:45 p. m. Thursday in the League
for all Independent women inter-
ested in taking part in the Bureau's
work of promoting special drives
sponsored by the University.
Dr. Kenneth G. Hance of the
speech department will conduct the
meeting and will speak to the group,
outlining the plans of the Speak-
ers' Bureau and giving suggestions
for effective speech presentations.
Dr. Hance will be the advisor of the
newly formed Bureau and will giveI
short talks at all the future meet-
ings on subjects of interest to speak-
The organization meeting of the
Bureau will publicize all Assembly
activities and projects and will pro-
mote drives such as the Red Cross
Blood Bank and overseas clothing

Senior Coeds
To Be Honored
Honoring all February graduating
senior women, Scroll, senior women's
honorary society for sorority women,
will hold Senior Night at 8 p.m. Tues-
day, Jan. 30 at the Michigan League.
Mrs. S. B. Conger, head of the
Alumnae Council Office will be guest
speaker for the evening. Traditional
exercises for graduating women will
highlight the evening's entertain-
ment. All senior women in the Feb-
ruary graduating class will march
across the stage and indicate by
different actions their romantic sta-
If married the coed will blow out a
candle, if engaged she will suck a
lemon, if pinned she wil take a daisy
and for those unattached -women
there is a Wishing Well into which
Imust be deposited one penny for
each unmarried year.
All' February graduating women
will receive special invitations for
this occasion and it is hoped that
many will attend the party being
given especially in their honor.

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