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Dancing, Singing Will Be Featured
Under Mistletoe at Soph Cabaret
One of the best campus traditions
is that of Soph Cabaret, which has
been put on every year, with the ex-
ception of the semesters of the re-
cent wartime program, by the sopho-
And one of the outstanding parts
of Soph Cabaret has always been the
floor show, which is to open this year's
cabaret, the Mistletoe Mingle, at 7:30
p.m. Saturday in the League.
First Christmas Theme
Theme of the 1945 cabaret is
Christmas, which, amazing as it may
seem, has never before been used as
the central idea for a Soph Cabaret.
The floor show Saturday will empha-
size all pf the things which have re-
turned to the campus with the coming
of the first peacetime Christmas since
The dancing chorus, under the di-
reetion of Nancy Neumann, dancing
chairman, will present three numbers,
one of which is a polka. A tap dancing
group is to appear in the second act
of the production, while the third act
will feature a ballet chorus of 12
coeds, with Clarice Podheiser as solo
Since music is so closely connected
with Christmas and the Yuletide
spirit, Betty Spillman and her sing-
ing chorus of more than twenty-five
women will present Christmas music.
Singing arrangements of familiar
Christmas music made especially for
Mistletoe Mingle, the chorus' songs
will include a medley in three-part
Vocal soloists Mary Ranger and Sue
Smith will sing with the chorus, and
Lois Forburger is the accompanist for
the floor show.
Return of Scarcities Enacted
Barbara Lee Smith, floor show
chairman, assisted by Ruthann Perry,
is in charge of the specialty acts
which will depict the return of pre-
war commodities to the campus scene.
Rosemary Conner is to take the part
of the typical university coed who
By Mortar Board
Mortar Board recently announced
the Katherine Wills Coleman Fellow-
ship carrying an award of $500 avail-
able for the academic year 1946-47.
All members of Mortar Board for
the year 1945-46 who can qualify as
candidates for a Master's or Doctor'ss
degree for graduate work are eligible'
to apply. Candidates must be un-
married and not more than 25 years1
old at the time of application. c
Information and application blanks
must be obtained before January 15,
1946 from Miss Katherine E. Kuhl-
man, Mortar Board National Council,j
40 Wisteria Drice, Dayton 9, Ohio.
Snow flurries, frosts, ice skates, to-
bogganing, skiing, stadium boots,
bright earmuffs, fuzzy mittens, sweat-
ers, rosy cheeks, frozen toes, hot cho-
colate, cozy fireplace, toasted marsh-
mallows-all this and Christmas, too.1
finds many pleasing items on her
postwar Christmas tree.
Carrying out the theme of Christ-
mastime, the decorations committee
under the supervision of Ernalie
Brutschy and Lois Calvin, will dec-
orate the League with several kinds
of greenery, including mistletoe. Giant
Santa Clauses will beckon to those
attending to enter the gay mixer
and refreshment rooms, and an-
other Santa, complete with sleigh
and reindeer, is to have a prominent
place in the ballroomh, where students
may dance to Lowry Clark's music
from 9 p.m. to midnight.
The mixer room, directed by Jeanne
Lindsey, is a new feature of Soph
Cabaret. Hostesses will introduce stu-
dents, and dancing to records is to be
a special feature. Community sing-
ing is also on the mixer program,
which will last from 8:30 p.m. until
10:45 p.m. in the Hussey room of the
Fortune Telling Included
Refreshments will be sold in the
Grand Rapids room, where the coke
bar is to be set up, by Sue Lunden
and the refreshments committee, and
Jerry Gaffney, assistant general
chairman, is in charge of the several
booths which will be located in the
upstairs lobby of the League. Fortune
tellers will also be on hand to read
the future of all who care to knowl
what the years to come may bring.
Tickets will be sold throughout thisl
week from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the
League and the Union, from 7 p.m. to
10 p.m. in the lobby of the general
Library, from 10 a.m. until noon at
the Engineering Arch, and from 11
a.m. to 1 p.m., at the center of the
The following changes in house
rules will go into effect today, having
been approved by the house presi-
dents, house chaperons, Office of
the Dean of Women, and the Wom-
en's Judiciary Council.
Retroactive permissions as secured
from the Office of the Dean of Wom-
en have been discontinued.
All guests must leave the premises
at 11 p.m. on Sundays, 10:30 p.m.
from- Mondays to Thursdays, and
12:25 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
Any woman expecting to be out of
her house overnight Friday, Saturday,
or Sunday, may be granted permis-
sion by her house-mother, but she
must leave address in advance, and
sign in when she returns.
Late permission for Friday, Sat-
urday, and Sunday nights may be
granted by the housemother, if the
permission has been requested in
person by the student before she
leaves her residence. Housemothers
may give late permission on week
nights only in the case of unavoid-
ablehand justifiable emergencies
which arise after the Office of the
Dean of Women is closed for the
A student may stay in Ann Arbor
on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday in a
house other than her student resi-
dence only if she presents to her
housemother a letter from her pros-
To Be New Hang-Out
For Stags; No Dates
What? The opening of a new hang-
out on campus for all students.
When? 1:30 p.m. tomorrow. Where?
the Grill Room in the League.
Tomorrow and every day, Monday
through Friday, from 1:30 p.m. to
4:30 p.m., the League Grill Room will
be open for dancing, meeting old
friends, and making new ones. A
juke-box will furnish the music, and
the regular league waitresses will be
on hand to satisfy any cravings for a
The purpose of opening the Grill
Room for dancing is to create a new
place on campus with a casual,
friendly atmosphere where students
may gather. Men and coeds are urged
to come stag, so that they may have a
greater opportunity to meet new peo-
Tomorrow's opening will be called
Hello Day to welcome the students to
this new meeting place. A publicity
skit from Soph Cabaret will be fea-
tured, and from time to time other
publicity skits will be given there.
Tutors Will Meet
There will be a mass meeting of
all tutors at 5 p.m. today in the
Women who have signed up as
tutors are requested to attend and to
be sure to bring their eligibility cards.
New Presidents Time to Air Tra
To Be Installed Now that cars are back on the i
highways, nylons on shapely legs, and
Presidents' Installation Night, a tweeds once again adorn brawny
ceremony by, which the newly elected shoulders, the airing of some of the
i te nMichigan traditions which the war
presidents of women's dormitories and necessitated our putting into moth
league houses are installed in office, balls is in order.
will be held at 8 p.m. tomorrow in the Never let it be said that this uni-
League, according to Helen Alpert, versity is lacking in the customs and
Assembly president. color that make up campus life. How-
Oaths of office will be taken by the ever, many students do not know just
115 house presidents and they will what customs have grown up with
be presented with miniature gavels
decorated with blue and white, the j-,Q} m T T ld
colors of Assembly. JI~ 10 H17 OW
Mrs. Mary C. Bromage, Assistant
Dean of Women of the Office of the Tryouts Today
Dean of Women will speak at the in- stlltinSpogam
The custom of installing the house Dramatic tryouts for Junior Girls
presidents in office with a ceremony Play will open at 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
was initiated last year. today, and will continue from 2 p.m.
Michigan. In order to revive the old
school spirit and interest in these
traditions, the League social commit-
tee is planning to publish a book on
Michigan etiquette and the history of
our traditions. The committee feels it
is important to familiarize the stu-
dents with our past customs so that
there will be a common interest in
Michigan campus life.
For instance, ho ,, many students
know what makes a true Yellow and
Blue coed? There is only one requi-
site-she must be kissed by an engi-
neer under the arch! Who made up
this tradition? The engineers, of
course. Why? It's self-explanatory!!!
Juniors To Instruct
Students in Dancing
Social dancing classes open to the
entire student body, and sponsored by
Junior Girls' Project, will begin this
week, Ann Lippincott, JGP cha.irman,
A special class for Chinese students
will be taught at 7:30 p.m. today in
the League ballroom. This class was
requested by a group of Chinese stu-
dents newly arrived on campus.
Those enrolled in the beginner's
class will meet at 7 p.m. tomorrow in
the Grand Rapids room of the League
while those in the intermediate group
will meet at 8 p.m. tomorrow in the
"The purpose of the new JGP is to
reestablish activities on a peacetime
basis, broaden social life at the Uni-
versity, and acquaint foreign students
with American customs," Miss Lip-
There will be complete floor show
rehearsals for Soph Cabaret at 7:15
p.m. today, 7:15 p.m. tomorrow, and
from 7:15 p.m. to midnight Friday
in the League.
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The refreshments committee of
Soph Cabaret will meet at 4:15 p.m.
today in the League.
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The programs committee of Soph
Cabaret will meet at 5 p.m. tomorrow
in the League.
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The central committee will meet at
5 p.m. today and Friday, and at 7:15
p.m. tomorrow in the League.
Dances To Be Held
The traditional faculty-alumnae
dances, which have not been held
since the beginning of the war, are
being revived this year, with the first
of the series to be held from 9 p.m. to
midnight tomorrow in the Union ball-
The other dances of the series are
to be-held on Wednesday, Jan. 16 and
Thursday, March 7, with Bill Layton
and his orchestra playing for all three.
Tickets are available to faculty and
alumni of the university, and in-
formation and tickets may be had by
calling Mrs. Raymond Wilder at
We've Won the War-but
the Cost Goes On-Buy
Teas To Be Given
The first of a series of teas spon-
sored by the Social Committee of the
League and designed to better ac-
quaint foreign students with the rest
of the student body will be held today
at Alpha Gamma Delta and Betsy
One hundred and twenty Chinese
students have been invited to these
two teas, which are under the, direc-
tion of Robin Scherer, in charge of
"We hope by inaugurating this new
policy to establish better relations be-
tween all the students on this campus,
and plan to ask every woman's resi-
dence to entertain a group of foreign
students," Miss Scherer stated.
to 5 p.m. tomorrow and from 9 a.m.
to 11 a.m. Saturday at the -League.
Room numbers for tryouts will be
posted on the board in the League
lobby. Junior women must present
eligibility cards and receipts for jun-
ior class dues at the time of trying
Parts of the actual script will fur-
nish material for trying out.
Women who are members of com-
mittees for the play are eligible to
appear in the production, and all
other juniors who have had any ex-
perience in play production or who
are interested in taking a part in
their most important class project
are urged to try out, by Carolyn
Daley, general chairman of the play.
The 1946 Junior Girls Play will be
presented Jan. 24, 25, and 26.
Hockey Club will meet
weather permitting, at Palmer Field.
Badminton Club will meet 7:30
p.m. at Waterman Gym.
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Bowling Club will meet from 3:30
p.m. to 5:30 p.m. tomorrow at the
Recreation Bowling Alleys.
Figure Skaters will meet from 3
p.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow at the Coli-
The Camp Counsellors' club will
hold a cook-out at 12:30 p.m. Satur-
day, at the Women's Athletic Build-
Anyone who is interested in coun-
selling work is invited to attend, and
reservations should be made by
Thursday by calling Signe Hegge,
club manager, at 2-3279. The charge
for the cook-out is $.35 per person,
which should be paid Saturday.
"Everyone is welcome, and all camp
counsellors should have the experi-
ence of participating in a cook-out,"
Miss Hegge said.
for the Sporting thing to give
What's finer for a warm Xmas than
a sturdy all-wool tweed casual coat-?
A group of Ken Whitmore's especially
priced for Xmas giving at $25.00.
Another group of finer coats in Fleec-
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Special at $35.00.
COATS, originally priced from
For a Merry Xmas, give bright, gay
sweaters . . . they can always use an-
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Pullovers and Cardigans in heavenly
shades, priced $4.00-$9.95.
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