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Quiz Program
To Be Given
At Fortnight
Independents Plan Extensive
Events Featuring Songs, Skits,
Surprises for 3000 Members
Featuring a humorous Michigan
quiz show, "Independent Fortnight,"
a series of events presented by As-
sembly Association to acquaint un-
affiliated women with their organ-
ization, will begin with a mass meet-
ing to be held at 8 p. m. Monday,
Nov. 12, in the League Lydia Men-
delssohn Theatre.
The quiz show will be composed of
questions on little things which usu-
ally take the average coed three years
to learn. Such important facts as,
"where can I get the best malted?",
will be brought out during the show.
Nautical Theme
With the nautical theme of "As-
sembly Launches a New Year," the.
mass meeting will also include skits,
songs, and surprises for the 3,000 in-
dependent women of the University.
The skit of the evening will present
the history of the Michigan coed,
up from the old days of her first re-
ception on campus.
Assembly's song, adopted last year
as a result of a song contest, will be
sung, and members of this year's As-
sembly Board will be introduced to
the group.
Recognition Night
The "Fortnight" will consist of a
two week period during which the
members of Assembly Board will visit
all women's dorms and large league
houses, explaining the purposes and
activities of Assembly. Recognition
Night at which outstanding indepen-
dent women will be honored will cli-
max the "Fortnight."
Recognition Night is a feature in
long standing with the members of
Assembly. Every. year the unaffiliat-
ed women gather to hear a speaker


ORPHANS OF WAR--On ton of a hand wagon, heaped with sacks of clothing, which a German woman was
pulling along a Berlin street, lie two little German orphans.

Two Dances
Will Be Held
This Weekend
The "Brown Jug Dance" from 9 to
midnight today in the League Ball-
room will open the series of weekend
dances scheduled for this semester.)
The 15 piece Navy Dance Band,
under the direction of Harry B. Til-
ler, will furnish the music. Wolver-
ine cheerleaders are sponsoring the
dance to obtain funds to send the
yell-leaders to Baltimore for the
Michigan-Navy game. Tickets may be
obtained from the cheerleaders or
members of the Navy Dance Band,
and may be purchased also at the
main desks of the League and Union
and at various booths on campus.
Saturday night will not find terpsi-
chorean-minded students disconso-
late, because the Union Council will
sponsor the first of its regular week-
end dances from 9 to midnight in the
Rainbow Room of the Union.
Billy Layton and his all-campus
orchestra, which plays at all Union
dances, will introduce Patti Du Pont,
their new soloist. Although this is
Miss DuPont's first appearance on
campus, she has been with the band
as featured soloist on their summer
tour through the middle west.
Activities Booklet
Aids AlI Women
A new booklet, published this year,
combines the activities of League
Council with the Panhellenic book,
and is designed to help Michigan co-
eds find the organization in which
they are most interested.
A section of the booklet is devoted
to the activities of the WAA and con-
tains a list of the dates of the first'
meeting of all the WAA clubs. This
is helpful to those women who are
interested in joining one of these.
The heads of each activity are also
The Panhellenic Association has a
place in the book. Helpful hints to
prospective rushees are given, as well
as pictures of the houses and lists
of their memberships.

Coed Qlee Club
To Hold Tryouts
The University Women's Glee Club
will hold tryouts at 4 p. m. today
and Monday in the ABC Rooms in the+
League, Ber-nice Hall, president of the
Glee Club, announced yesterday.
All old members who are still on,
campus are urged to sign up for the
coming season so that the number of
new members to be taken in can be,
All coeds, except first semester'
freshman, are eligible to try out. Last
year the Glee Club broadcast over ar
Detroit network on Sunday morn-i
ings, sang for the USO, gave a
spring concert with the Navy chorus,l
and sang at Hill Auditorium with the
Navy chorus at Christmastime.
This year's plans include the Sun-
day morning broadcasts, and the
spring and Christmas concerts, Miss;
Hall said. The Glee Club is under
the direction of Miss MargueriteI

Coeds Interested
In Women's Page
To. Attend Meeting
Second semester freshmen, upper-
classmen, and transfers interested in
wcrking on the Women's Page of the
Michigan Daily should attend the
tryout all-staffs meeting to be held
at 4 p.m. Monday in the Conference
Room of the Student Publications
Those who work on the Women's
Page of the Daily gain experience in
writing all types of stories while keep-
ing in close touch with campus events.
During the tryout period, the pros-
pective staff member is instructed
in Daily style and the mechanics of
news writing, while practicing by
writing for the Women's Page. After
working satisfactorily for a seme-
ster she is made a member of the
sophomore staff, covering a regular
beat. Outstanding workers become
junior night editors.



on current affairs, and a report of
the achievements of their group on
the campus.
Scholarship Reports
The scholarship reports for the
year are presented, and a dessert is
One of this year's advantages in the
early date of Recognition Night is'
that all of the freshman can partici-
pate in the event, whereas when it
was held in the second semester, the
attendance was more limited.
Police Recover Car
State police reported today that a
police cruiser, equipped with two-way
radio, which was stolen from the po-
lice headquarters Tuesday, had been
recovered at Springfield, Ill.

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With shoes recently joining the
growing ranks of the unrationed, the
most natural reaction is to tear out
and-indulge in the new freedom.
"Gee, now I can get some red
shoes," seemed to be the average com-
ment when rationing was lifted, and
it seems quite indicative of the gen-
eral feeling. No longer limited to
somewhat less than two pair of shoes
per year, it will certainly be easier to
buy extreme colors and styles with a
clear conscience.
Rationing Affected Styles
Since rationing went into effect in
March, 1943, shoe manufacturers
have pared down their lines until
footwear has reached a new level of
basic practicality. The advent of no
restrictions will probably see manu-
facturers relieving all inhibitions and
producing weird but wonderful new
Already, there are shoes in local
windows that would not have dared
appear at this time last year. Wit-
ness the ballet slipper, which inci-
dentally, has amazing potentialities
as a glorified bedroom slipper, as well
the ability to make its wearer feel
that she is "really in the know."
Platform Soles Are Back
The earlier promotion of platform
soles was nipped in infancy by the
coming of the airplane stamp, but
within the last few months, the cam-
paign has picked up where it left
off. Extreme platforms have been
slow in meeting with public favor, but
the more modified types have caught
on well. Short gals find platforms an
easy way to gain that extra inch or
so in height without having to teeter
menacingly on spike heels.
Light suede fiats are something new
under the ankle and would be versa-
tile mixers with almost any color
combination. Campus stores offer
these new arrivals in beige and grey
french mocassins, suitable for every-
day wear with anklets, as well as
with hose for casual weekend dating.
Flats Are High Fashion
Flats have come into their own this
year with top magazines promoting
them withall their heart and soul.
They are the answer to the local
coeds' prayer hereabouts, since one
trek down Liberty and back more
often than not sends high heels to
the repair man and their wearer to
bunny scuffs and epsom salts. The
beauty of the new flats is that you no
longer have to look like a fugitive
from Little Abner or the nearest PX
in clumsy clodhoppers to have the
comfort of low heels.
You may choose from dressy suedes
done with sling backs and open toes,
in betweens of alligator or calf per-
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feet fox suits and tailored dresses,
or the ever present loafers and mocs
-a veritable fiat heeled wardrobe.
All in all, the shoe picture shines
this season, and just to add a new
touch to your first ration-bookless
shoe shopping spree, you might light
your cigarette with the airplane
stamp you have been saving for an
Rushing Meeting
Panhellenic Executive Board will
explaindthe Panhellenic rushing sys-
tem and regulations to all Orientation
groups Monday and Tuesday.
The board will explain the honor
system, which is being tried for the
first time on this campus, and will
answer any questions. ..
The schedule for attendance is
as follows:
Monday, Nov. 5: at 7 p.m. groups
56 through 63, A, A2, and B; at
8 p. m. groups 64 through 70, C,
D, E; at 9 p.m. groups 71 through
77, F, G.
Tuesday, November 6: at 7 p.m.,
groups 78 through 84, 7, H, I, K;
at 8 p. m. groups 85 through 90, 8,
L, M, N; at 9 p.m. groups 49 through
54, 9, O, P, G, 93.
Advisors are required to bring
their groups to one of the sessions
even if it is not listed on the sched-

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All sorority house presidents
should attend the meeting at 4
p.m. Monday at the Union with
members of the Homecoming com-
mittee, according to Paul John,
chairman of the Homecoming
Representatives and committees
from the various houses will be
chosen at this time. If a house
president is unable to attend, she
should send a substitute. The
room will be posted in the Union





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