TUESDlAY, JANUfARY 29, 1944
THE MICHTGAN DAILY
Petitions for Senior Council Job,
Personnel Assistants, Due Today
Senior Supper Bunyan Formal
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Annual IFC Ball To Be Held Saturday
Petitions for League Council per-I
sonnel chairmanship and for the two'
positions of personnel assistants are
due at 5 p.m. today in the Judiciary
box in the Undergraduate Office of
All eligible first semester seniors
and second semester juniors may pe-
tition for personnel chairman. The
two assistant positions are open to
eligible first semester juniors and
second semester sophomores.
The duties of the personnel chair-
man will include cooperating with the
Union in managing the student book
exchange, obtaining ushers for the
theatres and the Art Cinema League
and handling special requests for per-
sonnel. Petitions are to include plans
for all personnel functions with the
exception of ushering for which the
organization is already set up. All
plans should be complete and ex-
Interviewing for the three position:
will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. to-
morrow in the League. Candidates
should sign for an interviewing time
on the sheet posted in the Under-
References Must Be Submitted
Eligibility cards must be shown at
the interviews. Candidates for the
personnel chairmanship must sub-
mit the names of their housemother,
a faculty member and an upperclass-
man as references. The name of an
upperclassman is the only reference
required of petitioners for the assis-
"The junior positions offer an ex-
lent chance for coeds to become par-
ticipants in League activities," said
Nora MacLaughlin, president of the
League Council. The senior positions
should be excellent for a woman who
because of the accelerated program
will not be able to petition for a sen-
ior League office in the spring, she
To Be Given
Frosh Fun Fest mixer will be held
from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. tomorrow in
the League ballroom.
All freshman women are asked to
'get on the beam and wear something
green" in order to carry out "Fresh-
rnan Girls' Day" in the proper spirit
The mixer, which will headline a
lay of activities for freshman women,
will feature various forms of enter-
tainment. There will be free cokes,
sables for bridge, and a juke box to
provide music. The ballroom will be
lecorated with signs saying "hello"
In different languages.
The purpose of "Freshman Girls'
Day" is to give freshman coeds the
opporunity to become well ac-
iuainted, and thereby help to unify
their exceptionally large class.
MODISH . . . Over a black wool
daytime suit Bette Davis wears a
lime yellow coat with broad tuxedo
front of leopard. Her hat has stif-
fened fishnet veiling.
May Be Made
Traditional Fete for Women
Graduates To Be Revived at
League, Wednesday, Feb. 6j
Senior Society and Scroll will spon-
sor a senior supper, which is to be
given at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6,
in the Ballroom of the League. I
For many years a traditional cam-
pus event, the supper is given to
honor senior women who are to grad-
uate in February. Invitations have
been sent to all graduating seniors,
and reservations may be made from 2
p.m. to 5 p.m. today through Friday
in the Panhellenic-Assembly Office
of the League.
Frances Popkins, chairman of the
supper for Senior Society, and Jean
Hotchkiss, chairman for Scroll,
have announced that a program con-
sisting of songs and dances from the
1946 JGPIay will be given during din-
Following the supper, the tradi-
tional senior ceremony will be held.
1 Engaged women will suck lemons,I
pinned women will take straight pins,
and the married women are to blow
out candles. Others will drop a penny
in the wishing well for every year.
The senior dinner was last given
before the Junior Play in 1942 and is
being revived this semester. Seniors
may wear their caps and gowns for
the first time at this supper.
Caps and gowns will be distributed
to senior women Feb. 4, 5 and 6 by a
local sports shop. This applies to
women in the schools of L. S. & A.,
Pharmacy, Architecture, Business
Administration, Public Health, Edu-
cation and Music.
Gowns must be returned by Feb. 27,
four days after graduation, Emily
Knapp, chairman of the caps and
gowns'committee, announced. Three
of the five dollars deposited for the
gowas will be refunded if garments
are returned on time.
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By LOIS KELSO
HIS ESSAY is being written from that much-maligned institution, the
University of Michigan Health Service. Some people blanch with fear at
the mention of this name; I think it rather charming. The decor is
tasteful, if not exhilerating, the cuisine is the best on campus, and the
library is fascinating.
Most of the sufferers in Health Service seem to favor popular magazines
as anodynes for their pain-wracked hours. This determination to keep in
touch with the outside world is indeed admirable, but causes the patient
to miss the gem of the collection, a volume entitled, "A Lost Lady" by
WHOSOEVER reviews books for Health Service has written cautiously
on the flyleaf of this one that it is-"Easy, fast reading. The story is
not a vivid or stirring one and in a sense not an original one, for you've
read similar ones many times. Time, 21/2 hours." This unknown critic shows
a genius for understatement, and is undoubtedly a speedy reader, but it
seems to me that he has ignored completely the most meritorious portion
of the book, the illustrations from a Hollywood studio screen classic, ap-
parently produced about 1922.
Everything starts off with a bang and a frontispiece of "Irene Rich as
Marian Forrester." Someone should have tipped Irene off that she was
Marian Forrester, and not Lady Macbeth, for such would seem to be her
impression. She is garbed in w'hat appears to be an inverted straitjacket,
a marcelled wave, three-inch earrings, a tense expression, and is clutching
A FEW PAGES farther on we find a graying gentleman in a high collar
dangling a locket in front of Irene with an expression which suggests
that he has caught her in the act of pilfering it. The caption, a sterling
example of a type of prose which has, alas, almost vanished from current
literature, says-"His love expressed in priceless jewels-and still her
heart ached on."
Another illustration shows aT. group of ladies in unbelievably concealing
evening gowns dancing a good three inches away from their partners, all
of whom have martyred expressions and obviously wish they could smoke
on the set. The caption is-"The gay life that she longed for-the canker
that was gnawing at her heart." An addiction to this wild dissipation
could undoubtedly wreck any heroine's life-or nerves, anyway.
My favorite shows young gentlemen with hair like the Before in a hair
tonic ad proffering the cherry from his cocktail to the ingenue, who
regards it with sick loathing. This is captioned-"Her thoughts were on
another-she was blinded by tinsel and refused pure gold." On plunging
into the text, I discovered that she refused the hero's cherry and accepted
the villain's--possibly his was only imitation maraschino.
Irene-and I-somehow survived three hundred pages of this, and the
last illustration finds her in a black wig and Argentina, making up to a
wealthy widower-"ly a turn of fortune's wheel, no longer a Lost Lady."
Three cheers for Hollywood for producing this screen classic, to the
publishing industry for printing the boob, to Health Service for preserving
it for posterity, and my heartfelt thanks to the unknown genius wno wrote
DAILY OFF IC IAL BULLETIN
The Alumnae Association has al-
ready sold twice as many calendars
this semester as they did during
1944-1945, according to Mrs. Lucille
B. Conger, executive secretary for the
Two thousand copies were printed
for distribution last year, and de-
mand for them was so great that the
order was doubled for this year. Of
the 3600 copies sold to date, a total of
960 has been attributed to the Ann
Arbor Alumnae Club, the greatest
number sold by any one organized
group. The Ann Arbor chapter was
aidedbydormitory presidents, who
were responsible for selling calendars
to the coeds living in their houses.
Calendars Sold Abroad
Calendars have been bought
through Alumnae Clubs all over the
country; some have even been sent
abroad. Requests have also been re-
ceived from many who are not mem-
bers of organized groups. The various
book stores on campus have aided in
satisfying demands from University
students, and many copies are still
"Thesecalendars are very popular
with alumnae as souvenirs," Mrs.
Conger said, "not only because they
contain beautiful snapshots of cam-
pus scenery, but also because they
make handsome gifts."
Aid Henderson Hou se
Mrs. Conger went on to explain
that money collected from sales goes
into the Alumnae fund. This year's
profits will be used primarily to en-
W ill be e ijven
The Forestry Club will present its
annual Paul Bunyan "Formal" from
9 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Feb. 8
in the Union ballroom.
The Bunyan dance has been a
Michigan tradition for many years.
Those attending dress in jeans and
plaid shirts, and this year will dance
to the music of Bill Layton and his
orchestra. Fred Hopkins, chairman of
the dance, has announced that this
year's motto for the Paul Bunyan is
"By all means wear your jeans."
Ticket sales will begin today, and
may be purchased from any member
Pfthe Forestry Club.
'U' Bowling Group
Plans To Complete
WAA Bowling activities for the fall
semester will be completed with this
week's team competition, according
to Marie Neumeister, Bowling Club
The tournament will also be con-
cluded, and the winning team is to be
announced next week. High individ-
ual score for last week was Miss Neu-
meister's 156, and the "Pinnacles"
took team honors with 1120 pins. The
winning team is captained by Ulfern
The winning team is scheduled to
play the faculty of the Women's
Physical Education Department on
Friday, Feb. 8. Following this match,
all of the teams will meet at 5 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 11, in the Women's
Athletic Building, for a general club
Houses To Entertain
All Foreign Students
Teas for international students on
campus will be held from 3:30 to
5:30 p.m. tomorrow at Alpha Chi
Omega, Collegiate Sororsis, and Ad-
Special invitations are extended to
students from Argentina, Chile, Pan-
ama, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba,
Paraguay, Jamaica, Mexico, Ecuador,
Haiti, El Salvadore, and the Hon-
There will be interviewing of candi-
dates for spring and 1946 fall orien-
tation advisers from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday in the League for all coeds
who petitioned but who have not as
yet signed for an interviewing time,
according to Ruthann Bales, chair-
man of Judiciary Council.
All members of the dancing cast
of Junior Girls Play must attend
the compulsory meeting at 7 p.m.
tomorrow at the League. The group
will also meet at 7 p.m. Thursday
and at 1 p.m. Saturday. Room
numbers will be posted in the
The costume committee will
meet at 5 p.m. Friday in the
League. The room will be posted
on the board in the League lobby.
large and remodel Henderson House,
as soon as building materials are
available. Henderson House, the
newest cooperative house on campus
is under the complete sponsorship of
the Alumnae Council.
The annual Interfraternity Ball
will be presented from 9 p.m. to mid-
night Saturday in the League Ball-
Music for the dance is to be fur-
nished by Frankie Masters and his
orchestra, and the Grand Rapids
Room and Grill Room will be open to
L IK E A QUE EN-
She will look like one, too, if yo
present her with a lovely pin an
earrings set from JENKS & Co
221 E. Liberty. We have many di
ferent types to please any taste.
ON THE SPOT -
Give your valentine her long d
sired braelet in silver or go
from EIBLER'S. Or it could be
pin that would suit her wish
remember one never has too man
The decorations for the ball will
center about the fraternity insignia,
with the crests of all of the Greek or-
ganizations prominently displayed.
Tickets for the ball, which is to be
presented this week for the nine-
teenth year, are available to all fra-
ternity men, and may be purchased
from house presidents.
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YOU CAN FIND
in a cuddly sweater from the
CAMPUS SHOP. You can find the
shade you want and in the desired
styles and sizes. Be prepared to
face the Ann Arbor cold.
CUT A FINE
in a soft luscious sweater from the
DILLON SHOP. There is a large
selection of your favorite style and
color on sale now. Why noTcut
that fine figure!
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when you see those bright new
wool jumpers at the JUNE GREY
SHOP. In plaid and brown and
white check materials, they're
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members are also cordially invited to
Hillel Foundation Social Commit-
tee will meet at 4:15, today. All com-
mittee members are requested to at-
tend this meeting and any one else
interested is also invited to be pres-
Committee for Liberal Action:
Election of officers for the spring
semester will be held tonight at
7:30 in the Union. Committees
will outline new activities. Action on
student government, F.E.P.C., will be
Sigma Rho Tau, Stump Speakers'
Society, will meet tonight at
7:30 p.m., at the Union. There
will be a general discussion on the
problem of housing folowed by the
fir-,ffnrn] phqte on l"The Sf:t. Law-
ing Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 7:30 p.m.
in room 1042 East Engineering Build-
ing. New plans for accommodating
the second flying group immediately
will be discussed. To all members
who missed the last meeting: oper-
ations have started for the first
group. All students and members of
the faculty are invited to attend the
La Sociedad Hispanica invites all
its members and friends to an even-
ing of entertainment, Wednesday,
Jan. 30, at 8:00 in the Michigan
Union. The program will include
typical Mexican songs, Latin Amer-
ican selections on the piano, Spanish
poetry, and an interesting talk by Sr.
E. A. Mercado, director of the club.
Alpha Phi Omega will hold formal
initiation ceremonies on Thursday,
Jan. 31 at 7:30 at the Michigan Un-
ion. All members and advisers are
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