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Independent Mass Meeting





Assembly Program in League
To Open 'Fortnight' Activities

Launching a new year of activities,
Assembly Association will open "In-
dependent Fortnight" with a mass
meeting for all independent women
on campus at 8 p. m. tomorrow in
the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre in
the League.
Featured during the meeting will
be a novel Michigan quiz show, de-
signed to help the coed to learn cer-
tain vital campus facts, conducted by
Rosalyn Long, quiz-master. Also on
the program will be an introduction
of the Assembly Board, and Assem-
bly's song, adopted last year, will be
The Fortnight has been planned
by Assembly Board, which consists
of the officers of the unaffiliated
women's organization, in order to
familiarize the 3,000 independent
coeds with the purposes and activi-
ties of Assembly. It willconsist of
a series of events to last during the
next two weeks and will be climaxed
by Assembly Recognition Night,
when outstanding independent
women will be honored.
As part of their fortnight program,
the Assembly Board will visit each
of the large dorms and auxiliary
dorms during the next two weeks to
explain fully to every coed the mean-
ing of Assembly and some of its plans
for the coming year. House presi-
dents have been notified of the time
of the Board's visits, which will be
immediately after the dinner hours
and at the closing hour so that the
largest number of women may at-
tend. Any questions will be answered
during these talks.
In order to reach the smaller
houses, whose large number makes it
impossible for them to be visited indi-
vidually by the Board, a series of teas

will be held at 4 p. ni. Tuesday, Wed-
nesday, Thursday, and the following
Monday in the League. These teas
will accomplish the same purpose as
the dorm visits.
Individual invitations have been
sent to each house for a particular
tea, but any independent woman may
attend any one of the teas whether
or not her house has been specifically
invited. Those women living in pri-
vate homes and married students
have been especially urged to attend.
The schedule of teas is as follows:
Tuesday, Zones 4, 6, 9, and Muriel
Lester Cooperative; Wednesday,
Zones 1, 3, Robert Owen Cooperat-
ive; Thursday, Zones 2, 5, Hillel,
the League dorm; and Monday,
Zones 7, 8, University House and
Stevens Cooperative.
Assembly membership cards will
also be distributedrduring Indepen-
dent Fortnight, and personnel blanks,
which will be used to find workers
for future Assembly projects, will be
filled out by every independent
All freshmen and unaffiliated
women are urged to plan to attend
the mass meeting, which will initiate
the theme for Independent Fortnight,
"Assembly Launches a New Year."
Tea Will Be Given
The Newcomers' section of the Fac-
ulty Women's Club will hold its open-
ing tea from 3:30 until 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday at the home of -Mrs.
Wells F. Bennett, 500 Highland Road.
The group's new officers for the
coming year are Mrs. Robert McKee,
president, Mrs. Karl Kessler, secre-
tary, and Mrs. William Beierwaltes,

Sophs To Start
Dues Collection
In Residences
The collection of sophomore class
dues will begin Tuesday, when repre-
sentatives of the Cabaret Finance
committee start their drive to collect
from sophomore women in the vari-
ous campus residences.
Dues will be payable to these mem-
bers of the committee any time dur-
ing the week of the drive, which will
extend until Tuesday, November 20
Each sorority house, dormitory, anc
league house is to be visited by a fi-
nance committee meflaer who will
collect the dues of .ophomore women
living there.
Booth in League
In order to give the sophomore
women living in private home an op-
portunity to pay their dues, a booth
will be open in the League during the
final two days of the campaign. Jo
Reuland, assistant finance chairman
for Cabaret, will be in charge of this
Name of those who are to be mem-
bers of the singing chorus were an-
nounced late yesterday by Betty
Spillman, choral chairman. The
three-part chorus is to be made up of
30 women.
Sopranos chosen include Mary
Ranger, Martha Bird, Gloria Gordon,
Peg Lump, Mary Jane Brender, Su-
zanne Smith, Susan Lockwood, Rita
Hyman, and Doris Gale. Second so-
pranos in the chorus are Joan Lind-
say, Phyllis Vandenberg, Josephine
German, Billy Van Dyke, Marie Neu-
meister, Marion Allen, Jane Van
Meter, Lorraine Zecuw, Jean Kimel,
and Catherine Dempsey.
Name 11 Altos
The 11 altos for the chorus will in-
clude Rosemary Coner, Nancy Halt,
Margaret Schal s, Charlotte Boehm,
Barbara Rattray, Naida Chernow,
Betty Lou Zwemer, Jean Thalman,
Faith Goult, Joyce Henry, and Rose
Ann Radiff.
Miss Spellman has announced an
intensive rehearsal schedule, includ-
ing one practice each day this week,
in order to prepare the singers for
their part in the floor show of Soph
Cabaret, which is to take place Dec.
8 in the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
and the League.
Engagement Told
The engagement of Phyllis Welber,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sig Welber
of South Bend, Indiana, to Lt. Herb-
ert W. Feldman, son of Mrs. Dorothy
Feldman of Detroit has recently been
Miss Welber is a member of Alpha
Epsilon Phi sorority and was circu-
lation manager of the Michigan Daily.
Lt. Feldman has just been dis-
charged from the Signal Corps of the
U.S. Army, having returned from
overseas duty in North Africa.

Wyvern Begins.
New Project
Coeds' Tea To Be Held
At International Center Tues.
A get-acquainted tea for foreign
students and members of Wyvern,
Junior women's honorary society, will
be held from 4:30 to 5:30 p. m.
Tuesday at the International Center
in anticipation of Wyvern's new proj-
ect of helping to orient foreign
women on campus.
All members of League Council and
Mrs. Lucile B. Conger, executive sec-
retary of Alumnae Council and spon-
scr of Wyvern, will be guests of
In previous years Wyvern's project
wvas the fostering of closer relation-
ships between junior and freshman
vomer through teas and other so-
ial functions, and the orientation of
he coeds to the campus. This func-
tion is now being handled by the Uni-
versity's freshman orientation pro-
The new approved project of Wy-
vern is the orientation of foreign
vomen students to the campus. Wy-
vern's 18 members will work with for-
Aign coeds, helping them in the ad-
justment to their new way of life.
Members of Wyvern and foreign
women will work together in pairs
and in small groups, observing mu-
tual interests such as language and
music, and not as two entire organi-
zations. The foreign women students
will be given opportunities to attend
any local churches in which they are
New fields of recreation will also
be opened to foreign women; many
are interested in winter sports, some-
:hing entirely new to them, and Wy-
)ern members are planning fun with
nowtime activities.
If the foreign coeds desire help
with their shopping, Wyvern mem-
bers will assist them in learning val-
ues in American stores, in selecting
articles with which they are unfami-
liar in their home climates and with
other similar problems.
Attending Ruthven teas, dormitory
teas and sorority dinners is to be part
of the campus orientation program
for foreign women students.
Informal Rushing
Plans Announced
Alpha Chi Omega, Alpha Delta Pi,
Alpha Omicron Pi, Delta Delta Delta,
and Zeta Tau Alpha will rush infor-
mally during the fall.'
Open to second semester freshmen,
sophomores, upper classmen and
transfers, informal rushing registra-
tion will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
tomorrow and Wednesday in the Un-
dergraduate Office of the League.
A registration fee of seventy-five
cents will be charged, and since all
rushees must have at least a 'C' av-
erage, eligibility cards must also be
shown. The first rushing parties will
be Friday.

For Coed Aides
The American Red Cross Chapter
of Ann Arbor will offer the official
Iurse's Aid course with two hours{
credit, from 7 to 9 p. m. every Tues-
day, Wednesday, and Thursday at
Couzens Hall.
The course consists of 80 hours, in-
luding 35 hours of theory and 45
fours of practical work. In the first
part of the course the students will
zse each other as patients, and the
7ractice time will consist of actual
work on the patient, under supervi-
sion. These practice hours will be
held from 3 to 5 on Tuesday, Wed-
nesday and Thursday. Two hours
redit will be given if the course is
completed and supplemented with 70
hours of volunteer work within two
Classes will start this week provid-
ing the minimum number of 15
women have signed up. Women are
asked to apply by calling Red Cross
headquarters, 25546, to make an ap-
pointment for an interview.
Coeds are urged to become Nurse's
Aids because of the continued lack
of help in the hospitals. Many mar-
ried nurses whose husbands have
been discharged are leaving the hos-
pitals and many are still in service.
WAA Notices
Volley Ball Schedule
Tomorrow: Kappa Alpha Theta I
vs. Martha Cook, Hill House vs. Zeta
Tau Alpha I at 5:10 p. m. Alpha Chi
Omega vs. Zone III-B, Madison House
vs. Zone II-B at 7:20 p. m.
Tuesday: Cheever 1 vs. Alpha Delta
Pi, Tri Delt 2 vs. Zeta Tau Alpha 2 at
5:10 p. m. Vaughn 1 vs. Alpha Gamma
Delta, Zone V-A vs. Lester House at
7:20 p. m. Zone VII-B vs. Betsy Bar-
bour, White 2 vs. Henderson at 8
p. m.
Outdoor Sports: first meeting at
4:30 p. m. tomorrow in the Women's
Athletic Building.
Badminton club: organization
meeting at 5 p. m. tomorrow in the
Women's Athletic Building. All those
interested in joining the club are in-
Bowling club: first meeting at 4:30
p. m. Tuesday in the lounge of the
Women's Athletic Building. No bowl-
ing experience is necessary. Both
League and individual tournaments
will be held.
* * *
All coeds who were members of
the University Women's Riding Club
last season, and who wish to continue
participation in the group have been
asked to call Barbara Brady at 2-4514
before Monday.
For an attractive trimming for un-
framed mirrors and lampshades, why
not make use of chintz pleating,
available in a variety of colors? It
may be purchased with an adhesive
backing. which results in a quick and
easy application to the edge of either
item. The pleating is also used to
trim closet shelves, carrying out
the particular color-scheme of the


Cross Asks


The Central

committee of Soph

Cabaret will hold its weekly meeting
at 8:15 p. m. Tuesday in the League.
The Refreshments Committee will
meet at 5 p. m. tomorrow in the
The Finance committee will meet
at 4 p. m. tomorrow in the League.
Any member not able to be present
should call the chairman, Betty Hah-
neman, at 2-2591.
The Cabaret Posters committee will1

have its first meeting at 5 p. m. to-
morrow, when the group will meet
in the League lobby. Plans are to be
discussed for the posters campaign.
Any member who is unable to attend
should call Lois Anderson, 2-2591,
The Costume committee will meet
at 5 p. m. Tuesday in the Garden
room of the League.
Central committee members of
Junior Girls Play will meet at 4:30
p. m. Monday at the League for
further consideration of the 1946
Fcript. All members must be pres-
ent. The room will be posted on
the board in the League lobby.
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