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FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 1946

-T H E t I C I I," A N DA I LY

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Wfli Will Present
Novel "y-Jcm
For Entire Campus
Highlights of Affair To Be Held Tomorrow
In Barbour, Waterman Gyms, Will Include

Folk Dancing, Bridge, Athletic

Activities

Offering an evening of novel in-
formal entertainment for all stu-
dents, the Women's Athletic Associa-
tion will present "Gym Jam" from
8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. tomorrow in
Barbour and Waterman gyms.
Highlights of the affair will in-
clude sports activities which will be
offered during the entire evening.
Bridge will be played in the fencing
room, ping-pong in the correctives
room, volleyball in Barbour gym, and
from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., badmin-
ton may be played in Waterman gym.
Group Dancing in Gym
At 9:30 p.m., dancing will be un-
derway in Waterman gym, under the
direction of Mr. Howard Leibie, of
the Physical Education Department
for Men. Mr. Leibie is known for his
outstanding interest in various types
of dance forms, and will present orig-
inal ideas in the way of group danc-
ing at "Gym-Jam."
Refreshments will be served and
tickets may be purchased at the door.
Coeds have been asked to wear in-
formal sports attire, and low heels.
Volleyball To Be Played
Those desirous of playing volley-
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ball will receive yellow and blue rib-
bons as they enter the gym. These
will designate the two teams which
will compete during the evening.
Members of WAA Board and coeds
from league houses, dorms and so-
rorities will act as hostesses for
"Gym-Jam." They will be in charge
of equipment for the various sports,
greet guests as they enter, arrange
fcr checking and serve refreshments.
WAA members will wear white rib-
bons, marking them as official host-
esses.
"Gym-Jam" is under the genera]
chairmanship of Colle Ide, assisted
by Pat Doelle, Ann Wallerstein and
Joan Wilk, publicity; Mary Perrone,
equipment; Jean Brown, hostesses;
Marie Neumeister, checking; and
Shirley Hansen, fin'ance.
The patrons will be Miss Merie
Harturg, Miss Ethyl MacCormick,
Miss Josephine Yantis, and Dr.
Laurie Campbell.

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GIFT FOR MUSIC - Before a plaque honoring his benefactress, the
late Jane Addams. Benny Goodman pre"n a .' 0,0 check to Mrs.
William J. Petersen, chairman of the board of r:miles of the Hull House
Association, Chicago. The money is a gift to te Hull House music
school, in which Gocdman received his first clarinet lesson in 1919.
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Final Navy Bal
To Be Today

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The final all-navy dance on the
Michigan campus will be held from
9 p.m. to 1 a.m. today in Waterman
Gym.
Ship's Balls have been held previ-
ously in January, 1945 and January
and June, '1944, sponsored by Navy
and Marine personnel stationed at
the University. Bobby Sherwood
and his orchestra will play for to-
night's formal affair.
Many special decorations have
been devised for the ball, including
a false ceiling, machine guns, and
navy signal flags. A reception line
includeing Comdr. and Mrs. N. C.
Gillette, student regimental com-
mander Bin Randolph, and Miss Mar-
garet Renfrew, will greet navy men
and their guests.
Tickets for the dance may still be
purchased from battalion comman-
ders and at the main desk of the Un-
ion. Women will be allowed 1:30 a.m.
permission for the dance, and Navy
men stationed on campus are to
have 2:30 a.m. permission.

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On the fourth flor of the General chased and shipped abroad to Eng-
Library, is a division of the library land and Wales. University Micro-
which few students know about. films of Ann Arbor was appointed
A general microfilm service is lo- to the task of filming manuscripts.
cated there which any student may The documents were taken out of
take advantage cf. Contained in the I coal mimes and other evacuation
collection of films are newspapers points, and as soon as they were
and early English books. A book filmed were inspeted, delivered to
which is on film is so designated on the American Embassy in London,
its card in the card catalogue. A stu- and then shipped to the Library of
dent who wishes to use the microfilm Congress in Washington, D. C.
can do so simply by applying in The University of Michigan was
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ion principle. In that machine the Norman Conquest and Shakespeare.
page shows up on an illuminated The system of filing the manu-
screen. Another kind projects the scripts which have been filmed is
page on a white paper where it is very complete. The manuscripts in
read. Besides manusripts, the the coletion file are classified
machines reproduce paintings very according 0 the museums and pri-
effectively. vate colietins
A project is now under way. how- A set of colonial papers containing
ever, which will greatly increase the the legislative ;ournals of the early
size of the present collection of mi- American colonies and some Loyal-
crofilm. Within the next year a com- ist claims papers have been filmed
plete set of British manuscripts, pho- and supplement the material found
tographed on microfilm during the in the Clements Library of American
bombings of London, will be added to History. Also valuable in the same
the reels of film now available. connection are 250 volumes of the of-
Early in the war, when London ficial correspondence of Lord Am-
was being bombed by fle Germans, herst.
scholars in the United States real- -- ----------
ized that important collections of Affi lated Seniors
manuscripts were in serious danger. W-n
In the summer of 1940 represent- eH n r
tives of learned s'oeietics met to dis-
cuss possible methods of bringing At Panhel Bridge
these treasured manuscripts here.
The Staff of the Early Modern The Panhellenic Association will
English Dictionary of the University sponsors a bridge party to be held
of Michigan, representing the needs from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow in the
of the modern language scholars in League Ballroom for all senior affil-
the United States, was chosen to help iated women.
select the literary manuscripts. In Through this party, members of
less than two weeks the committee the various sororities will be able to
designated over 5,000 documents of become better acquainted, and also
interest in various fields. Another spent an interesting, enjoyable af-
committee organized to select, manu- ternoon, according to Betty Hendel,
scripts of important historical value. Alpha Epsilon Phi, chairman of the
With the aid of the Rockefeller afiair.
Foundation, comeras were pur- Admission will be charged, and
S------- -.tickets may now be bought through
lf Club To Beg house parsidents. This is the first
GolfClubTo Bg mime that a funcion of this nature
has been sponsored by the Panhel-
Lessons Monda lenic Association, according 'to Mar-
ion Johnson, Panhel president.
The WAA Golf Club's series of golf
will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday in WAA Clbs To Meet
Waterman Gym.
The meetings, each of which will be bain Skating Group: will meet at
an hour long, will feature instruction 3 p.m. today at the Coliseum.
by Mrs. Stuart Hanley, former Mich- Rifle Club: Advanced and begin-
igan state golf champion. ners' sections will meet at 11 a.m. to-
Each member of the club is re- day at the ROTC range.
quired to bring a bath towel and a Swimming Club: will meet at 10
golf club. Those who do not have one a.m. tomorrow at the Union for En-
and cannot borrow a club should sian picture. All members are asked
get a ticket from the secretary of the to call Pat Hayes. manager, at 2-3203
Women's Physical Education Depart- today regarding the picture.
ment in Barbour Gym so that they Rifle Club: will meet from 1 p.m.
may use a club belonging to the Uni- to 3 p.m. tomorrow at ROTC range.
versity. Important meeting.
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Cards Ready
For Members
Of Assembly
Assembly membership cards are
now being distributed to all inde-
pendent women from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
and Thursday in the Assembly office
on the second floor of the League,
according to Helen Alpert, Assem-
bly president.
This is the first year that Assembly
has had membership cards. They are
being introduced for the purpose of
providing tangible evidence of asso-
ciation with Assembly Organization.
The Assembly Board has had no
means of determining the extent of
active interest of independent women
in the past. The cards will provide
this information.
Cards are being issued to both
league house and dormitory residents,
and will be required for participation
in several Assembly functions and
activities. The cards will be a re-
quisite for admission to League House
dances, for which plans are now being
formulated, for all Assembly com-
mittees such as those for the annual
Assembly Panhel Ball and for all
house officer positions.
Each coed upon receiving a card
will be asked to register her name in
a leather-bound book which will
serve as the official Assembly regis-
ter. The cards, which are white,
printed in blue with the Assembly
seal at the top, will be honored by
Assembly throughout the four college
years of the independent women.
All unaffiliated women are urged
by"Miss Alpert to call for their mem-
bership cards as soon as possible in
order that they may be officially reg-
istered as members of Assembly.
House Functions
This Weekend
Many houses will sponsor house
parties this weekend.
Zeta Psi will hold its annual pledge
formal from 9 p.m. until midnight
today. The members and their guests
will dance to Lee Stewart's orchestra.
The formal dance to be held from
9 p.m. until midnight today at Stock-
well is named "Snowball." Helene
Kiph is acting as chairman for the
dance and Bill Layton will provide
the music.
A "Hobo-Hop" will be held by the
members of Sigma Alpha Epsilon
from 8 p.m. until midnight tomor-
row.
Jordan Hall will hold an open
house from 8 p.m. to midnight to-
morrow. Invitations have been issued
to civilian houses and military units.
There will be dancing, ping gong, fa-
cilities for card games and refresh-
ments.
A tea dance will be held at the Zeta
Psi House from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m.
tomorrow. All members, other resi-
dents of the house and their dates
will attend.
The members of Kappa Kappa
Gamma will hold a tea from 3 p.m.
until 6 p.m. on Sunday honoring fac-
ulty members.

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Howard Liebee, "Gym-Jam" Caller,
Collects Country Dances as a Hobby

By BETTY HAHNEMAN
MR. HOWARD LIEBEE, who will
lead the dances at the "Gym-
Jam," has for many years made a
hobby of collecting American country
dances from all parts of the United
States.
Mr. Leibee, who is in charge of the
required work in physical education
for men at Waterman Gym, has
made several tours of the country,
during .which he collected various
types of dancing, calls, and folk
songs. These dances, which are pe-
culiar to the several sections of the
United States, are of many types, and
include Canadian and Southern
dances as well as varied forms of the
square dances.
AS HIS HOBBY, Mrs. Leibee learns
the calls and songs, and teaches
them to various groups. He has in-
structed at teachers' meetings, par-
ents' clubs, and student gatherings.

Although many people think of
them as 'old-time' dances, these
country dances are danced by a great
many Americans today," Mr. Leibee
said. He added, "I have been told
that they are danced by greater num-
Ibers of people than participate in so-
called social dancing."
IN HIS travels in search of new
dances, calls, and songs, Mr. Leibee
has visited almost every section of
the United States, including the
West, the Ozarks, and the South. He
has also collected dances in Canada.
At the "Gym-Jam" he will'teach
novelty couple dances, such as the
Rye waltz and the Schottish, as well
as many of the American country
dances, including polkas and square
dances.
Although intensely interested in
country and so-called "folk" dances,
Mr. Leibee also likes social dancing.

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