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Friday Offers Dancers



Ball International Ball

Sherwood's Orchestra To Play
At Final Navy, Marine Formal

The -final Ship's Ball will be pre-
sented at 9 p.m. Friday in Water-
man Gym, when Bobby Sherwood
and his orchestra will play for the
annual dance sponsored by campus
Navy and Marine personnel.
General chairman Bin Randolph
has promised that this is to be the
"most decorated dance since 1941."
Among the special features planned
by the decorations committee, under
the co-chairmanship of Rod Ander-
son and Dominic D'Onofrio, are two
machine guns which are to be placed
in the center of the dance floor.
False Ceiling Will Be Featured
A false ceiling is to be put in, and
navy signal flags and other appropri-
ate decorations. will complete the
nautical theme of the fourth Ship's
Ball on the Michigan campus. A coke
bar will be manned by storekeepers to
serve cokes to navy men and their
The receiving line for the dance
will include Commander and Mrs. N.
C. Gillette, Bin Randolph, student
regimental commander and Miss
Margaret Renfrew. The ball is to be
a formal dance, and is open only to
members of the Navy and Marine
Corps and their guests.
Tickets May Still Be Purchased
Tickets are available from battalion
commanders and at the main desk
of the Union, and may be purchased
by women who expect to attend wit
out-of-town navy men.
Women have been granted 1:3
a.m. permission for the dance, whil
campus navy personnel will receiv(
2:30 a.m. permission. Following
campus tradition, no flowers are tc
be worn at Ship's Ball.
Patrons and guests for the ball in-
elude Vice Adm. and Mrs. A. S. Car.
penter, Gov. and Mrs. Harry F. Kelly
Pres. and Mrs. A. G. Ruthven, Vic
Pres. and Mrs. James P. Adams, Vic
Pres. and Mrs. Robert P. Briggs, Vic
Pres. and Mrs. Marion L. Niehuss
Sec. Emeritus and Mrs. Shirley W
Smith, Secy. and Mrs. Herbert G
Watkins, Regent Vera B. Baits anc
Dar. Baits, Regent and Mrs. R. Spen-
cer Bishop, Regent and Mrs. Alfre
B. Connoble, Jr., Regent and Mrs
Ralph A. Hayward, Regent and Mrs
Harry G. Kipke, Regent and Mrs
Otto E. Eckert, Regent and Mrs.
Charles S. Kennedy.
Dean and Mrs. Hayward Keniston.
Dean and Mrs. Ivan C. Crawford
Dean and Mrs. Albert C. Fursten-
berg, Dean and Mrs. Edwin B. Stason
Dean and Mrs. R. W. Bunting, Dean
and Mrs. Wells I. Bennett, Dean and
Ruthven Tea
To Be Today
The second Ruthven Tea of the
season will be held from 4 to 6 p.m.
today at the home of President and
Mrs. Alexander G. Ruthven.
Everyone is welcome to attend this
tea, but special invitations are extend-
ed to students living in Green House,
Sigma Chi, Kappa Alpha Theta, and
Jordan. Mrs. Hunt of Green House
and Mrs. Romine of Kappa Alpha
Theta will pour from 4 to 6 p.m., and
Miss Bonnell and Miss Chick of Jor-
dan will pour from 5 to 6 p.m.
are required to attend all teas,
LWAA Notices
WAA Skating Club, Tuesday,
Thursday, and Friday groups will;
meet at 5 p.m. today at Barbour
Gymnasium for an important busi-
ness meeting.
WAA Board Meeting: will be held
at 5 p.m. today at WAB. Supper will1
be served.1
Fencing Club: will meet at 4:20
p.m. tomorrow at WAB. Experienced
fencers only.
Figure Skating Club: will meet at1

3 p.m. tomorrow at the Coliseum. t
Bowling Club: will meet at 3:30t
p.m. tomorrow at the bowling alleys.I
Bring January dues.t
Rifle Club: will shoot from 4 p.m.1
to 6 p.m. tomorrow at the ROTCz

Mrs. James B. Edmondson, Dean and
Mrs. Samuel T. Dana, Dean and Mrs.
R. A. Stevenson, Dean and Mrs.
Henry F. Vaughn, Dean Joseph A.
Bursley, Dean Alice C. Lloyd, Ass't.
Dean Charles W. Olmstead, Ass't.
Dean and Mrs. Walter B. Rea, Asso-
:iate Dean and Mrs. Eric A. Walter.
Prof. and Mrs. Clarence F. Kes-
sler, Prof. and Mrs. Arthur Van
Duren, Prof. and Mrs. Merwin H.
Waterman, Prof. and Mrs. William D.
Revelli, Prof. and Mrs. Herbert O.
Crisler, Prof. and Mrs. E. W. Conlon,
?rof. and Mrs. L. A. Baier, Col and
Mrs. R. C. Miller, Capt. and Mrs. G.
.. Horn, Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Tapping,
Wr. and Mrs. R. O. Morgan, Mr. and
Mrs. Andrew S. Baker, Mr. and Mrs.
Earl Riskey, and Mr. and Mrs. How-
:rd Leibee.
Capt. W. V. Michaux, Comm. and
Mrs. N. C. Gillette, Comm. and
Mrs. Charles A. Hoyt, Comm. Roy
,uthbertson, Major Harry Calcutt,
Gt. Comm. Harry L. Fitch, Lt. Comm.
and Mrs. Ives Atherton, Lt. and Mrs.
Edward M. Harrmann, Lt. and Mrs.
Tames M. Helecek, Lt. and Mrs. Paul
1. Reh, Lt. Joseph A. Izzo, Lt. and
Mrs. George O. Hale, Lt. T. F.
)'Laughlin, Lt. Richard H. Jennings,
,t. and Mrs. Robert A. Rice, Lt. Har-
ey A. Thornson, Lt. Athel I. Wyant,
Ut. Lloyd D. McMillan, Lt. Roy V.
Neal, Lt. (j.g.) Frances A. Wirtz, Lt.
j.g.) and Mrs. A. B. Lezell, Lt. (j.g.)
Fussell A. Bouan, Lt. (j.g.) and Mrs.
Theodore R. Schoonbeck, and Ensign
and Mrs. George W. Jackson.
Exercise, Sleep
Are Essential
For Qood Health
The program offered by the physi-
al education department including
sports, dancing, exercise, and condi-
ioning is designed specifically for the
)enefits of each student, according to
Dr. Margaret Bell, chairman of the
)rogram of Physical Education for
"The fact is well established that
activity is beneficial to the 'health of
;irls and women. Exercise is a must
f they wish to developbodies which
Nill function at their optimum, and
njoy vigorous, dynamic health. Per-
,onal, as well as physical health, can
e achieved through the program of-
ered," stated Dr. Bell.
Health Increases Abilities
"Dynamic health," she continued,
'means more than freedom from dis-
-ase. It is the ability of performing
daily tasks with buoyancy and reserve
of energy. However, exercise alone
will not give this quality of vigorous
health. Sleep, fast becoming a lost
art on campus, is essential, as well as
a substantial, well-balanced diet.
This combination of proper exercise,
enough sleep and an adequate diet
will improve general health- and
thereby make a more attractive and
interesting person.''
Dr. Bell stressed the fact that phys-
ical education can do even more for
students. Since each girl wishes to
make the best impression possible at
all times, the department is striving
to help improve appearances and pos-
ture. The department can't change
body builds, but can make the most
of what a student has inherited.
Skill in Athletics Is a Social Asset
Another contribution of the course,
according to Dr. Bell, is to provide
students with sports techniques and
skills for leisure time. There are nu-
merous opportunities offered, through
a wide repertoire of activities. "The
various recreational skills which one
gains can become social tools, and
through these skills there arises the
opportunity to make friends with
others of like interests."
"Make the most of physical educa-

tion," urged Dr. Bell. "It is for your
own personal benefit. It helps main-
tain a higher level of health, improves
posture and figure, gives better con-
trol of the body, and develops greater
proficiency in sports. It is instru-
mental, therefore, in the entire de-
velopment of each student."

THE 11-GIRL CHORUS which will be featured in the Navy production,
"Anchors Away," today at Hill Auditorium. Left to right, coeds are:
Peggy Neel, Pat Lewis, Marilyn Ahistrom, Bette Knowles, Rose Mary
Eden, Nancy Neumann, Norma Auer, Gloria Ann Salter, and Ruthann
AS IF SEVENTEEN-year-old girls weren't painful enough already, the
publishers of a certain magazine are conducting a systematic and de-
termined campaign designed to make them worse. I have had my eye on
this bunch for some time, but haven't been able to get anything definite on
them until the December issue of their seditious publication, which I won't
embarrass by naming, but Booth Tarkington should sue.
I don't want to be an alarmist, but the things which go on inside the
cover of this bit of effervescent idiocy should give rise to grave misgiv-
ings about the mentalities of the future mothers of America.
LET US EXAMINE the evidence objectively. A column innocuously en-
titled "Let's Go Shopping" begins with these words.-"Janie, can you
think of ANYthing that's more fun than Christmas shopping?" (The capi-
tals, I hasten to say, are the author's not mine.) As a rational person, I find
the attitude of mind indicated by this statement distinctly morbid. I could
go on for hours naming things which are more fun than Christmas shop-
ping. There may possibly be'a more dispiriting occupation, but I cannot
think of any right this minute.
But let us not draw our conclusion from insufficient sample of cases,
as we say in Psych. 31. Several frenzied sentences later the author ad-
vocates the purchase of a HAND-blown glass vase, declaring- "Mother
would LEAP at it, i know." This statement has a distinctly sinister ring.
All the china stores in town probably send for the riot squad when they
see her mother coming.
THE TREND of the whole thing becomes even clearer when she declares
"I've got the most terRIFic idea for Aunt Jane, who's always zooming
around the country," (probably on a broomstick), and declared that a
sugarscoop filled with herb products is "Perfect for Mother to give Aunt
Mary: she's a WIZard in the kitchen." I'll bet she mixes a mean love-potion.
Mother is obviously unable to do her own shopping by this time, and I'll
bet I could tell you why.
Aifew paragraphs later she gives herself away still further by say-
ing- "Really, Janie, a good pipe is the ONLY answer for a man like
Uncle Bob ... he practically EATS them!" Lighted ones, too, no doubt.
With a home atmosphere like that, one can hardly blame the poor girl
for writing the way she does., It's probably hereditary.
PERSONALLY, I HAVE a positive inspiRAtion for a Christmas gift. I
found the most LUSH little straitjacket with those new wrap-around
sleeves, and I know JUST where to send it.

Four Sports
To Make Rally
Livl Affair
Dancing, Bridge, Refreshments
Included in Entertainment;
Entire Student Body Is Invited
Offering an opportunity to enjoy
varied week-end entertainment,
"Gym-Jam" will be presented by the
Women's Athletic Association from
8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday in
Barbour and Waterman gyms.
The affair, which is open to the en-
tire student body, will feature dancing
from 9:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. and in
addition, those attending may partici-
pate in numerous sports activities to
be provided during the evening.
Commencing at 8:30 p.m., bridge
may be played in the fencing room,
ping-pong in the correctives room,
volleyball in Barbour gym, and until
9:30 p.m. badminton will be offered
in Waterman gym.
"Gym-Jam" will be of an informal
nature and coeds are asked to wear
low heels and sports attire. Refresh-
ments will be served throughout the
evening and tickets may be purchased
at the door.
Dancing will be under the direction
of Mr. Howard Leibie, of the Physi-
cal Education Department for men.
Mr. Leibie is noted for his knowledge
of different types of dancing and at
the University is in charge of all
PEM groups.
House Activity
Hours Listed
Kappa Delta took top honors in
total number of activity honors with
5,279, it was announced yesterday.
Gamma Phi Beta gained second
place with 4,836 hours while Alpha
Chi Omega came in third with 4,817
Average hours per sorority resident
are as follows: Kappa Delta-136.6,
Alpha Chi Omega - 128.8 and
Gamma Phi Beta-126.8 hours.
The winning sororities, but not the
number of hours, were announced
at Pan-Hellenic Recognition Night
en Monday. 'Iie hours were for a pe-
riod covering April, May, November
and December.
Tortoise shell frame specs are gain-
ing popularity with the so endowed
glasses wearer. The corning of the
shell rimmed spectacles shocked the
public a few years ago.

To Be


Decorations at All-Nations Dance

by Filipino

Eduardo A. Salgado, well known
Filipino artist, has returned to Ann
Arbor from a recent tour of the
United States, during which he
painted approximately thirty scenes
depicting phases of American life, to
take charge of the decorations for
the all-campus semi-formal Interna-
tional Ball, which will be held from
8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday in the Un-
ion Ballroom.
Mr. Salgado, who has been travel-
ing on a Fellowship in Painting
granted by the Rackham School of
Graduate Studies, will exhibit his
latest series of oil paintings in the
Rackham galleries March 25 through
April 25. His first exhibition at
Rackham in October, 1940 comprised
scenes painted in the Philippine Is-
lands before he first came to the
United States. He also showed a
group of paintings here in November,
1943 following a tour through Mex-
Highlights of the present exhibit,
in which Mr. Salgado has at-
tempted to depict contemporary
American life from the viewpoint
of the Filipino artist, are studies
of New York City, Pittsburgh, "city
of Steel," the desert of Arizona, the
Grand Canyon and California
scenes including the life of the
farmers and the people of cosmo-
politan Los Angeles. ' The paint-
ings of New York include "Broad-
way at Night," "The Subway," and
"V-J Day," which catches excited
servicemen kissing every girl in
sight, "The Argument," painted in
California, shows a group of 'soap-
box orators' in a park, heatedly dis-
cussing politics.
Mr. Salgado's latest tour started in
New York in August and was culmi-
nated in California but two weeks
ago. The decorations for the ball,
which he has almost completed, cen-
ter around posters with the word
"Welcome" written in fifteen differ-
ent languages.

Late permission for the ball,
which is being sponsored by the All-
Nations Club to raise monriy for
the International Center Emer-
gency Fund, has been granted un-
til 1:30 to all women students and
to army personnel on campus.
Jerry Edwards' orchestra will play
for the event, and a floor show fea-
turing Scotch, Spanish and Fili-
pino dances will be presented at in-
Tickets for the dance are now on
sale at the Michigan Union, the
League,. the International Center and
from members of the executive coun-
cil of the All-Nations Club.
coeds .Attend
Activity Panel
College and university women will
attend a conference to be held Friday
and Saturday at. Wayne University
to discuss the problems of organiza-
tion in women's activities.
Women from Michigan State Col-
lege, Wayne University and Univer-
sity of Michigan will attend a dinner
and discussion meeting on Friday,
and a seminar and luncheon Satur-
Representatives from the Univer-
sity of Michigan include Nora Mac-
Laughlin, president of League Coun-
cil; Ruth Ann Bales, chairman of Ju-
diciary Committee; Helen Alpert,
president of Assembly; and Marian
Johnson, president of Panhellenic.
Any women interested in work-
ing as assistants to the Participa-
tion Manager of the Women's Ath-
letio Association have been asked
to contact Ruth McMorris, chair-
man, at 2-2547.


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