THURSDiAY, APRIL 11 1946
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Nurses To Present
21l Campus Benefit
Entertainment Will Include Dancing, Fortune
Telling, Wishing Well, Marriage Booths;
Proceeds To Help Rebuild French School
All students on campus are invited studying in the hospital. Though un-
to a Benefit Carnival by the students derstaffed and low in supplies, the
of the School of Nursing, which will memorial still exists.
be held from 7:30 p.m. to midnight In the United States, Nursing
tomorrow, at Couzens Hall. Schools are again offering their aid
The carnival will provide all forms to the hospital. Miss Rhoda Reddig,
of entertainment, including dancing, director of the School of Nursing,
side-shows, a chamber of horrors, heads the entire Michigan campaign.
fortune telling, card and hoop toss- Under her supervision, the student
ing, a wishing well, portrait painting, nurses are presenting the Benefit
and telegram and marriage booths. Carnival in an effort to raise an ap-j
Refreshments will be served. Tickets preciable sum to help rebuild and
will be sold at the door and door re-equip the Bordeaux School.
prizes will be awarded. All other contributions to the fund
The proceeds from the carnival will may be sent to Miss Elizabeth Reyn-
he sent to help rebuild the Florence olds, social director of Couzens Hall.
Nightingale School of Nursing in
Bordeaux, France, which was taken
over by the Germans during the war.C
The hospital and school, a memorial
of the American Nurses, sponsored byr
the American Nurses' Association
long before World War II, was pra-
tically destroyed by the Germans. Residences May Run Booths
When the French finally regained
the hospital, they found complete With Games, Refreshments
disorder. Miss Evelyn T. Walker,
R.N., secretary of the advisory com- All dormitories, sororities and fra-
mittee of the Bordeaux School, com- ternities which have received circu-
menting on the condition of the hos- lars from the Michilodeon Carnival
pital at the German evacuation, committee must return them, with
writes, "There is no way in which one plans for booths clearly indicated,
may explain what the Germans did by noon Saturday to a box placed for
to' the building. They completely that purpose in the Undergraduate
wrecked the main hall, and tore Office of the League.
down many of the partitions be- Houses may decide to man a re-
tween rooms. The main floor is the freshment booth or a game booth,
most seriously damaged, the Ger- and prizes will be awarded for the
mans having rendered it practically most unusual booth and the booth
useless." which collects tj1e largest amount of
In spite of all the destruction, the money.
French have set up a temporary or- Residences Contacted
ganization, and there are now 80 All residences already contacted
students and 15 graduates sleeping by means of the circular are expect-
in the Nurses' Home, eating and ed to plan, decorate, and manage a
-- - - ---- -----booth. All booths for the carnival
Tut n Bwhich will be held from 8 p.m. to
TutoringBeg ins midnight Saturday, April 27 in Bar-
bour and Waterman Gyms, will be
For 'U' Students erected in Waterman Gym.
Residences may choose games such
The Merit-Tutorial Committee an- as darts, air rifle, throwing wett
nounces that tutoring has begun for sponges, wishing well, weight guess-
all University students. ing, and various other carnival
Naomi Buehler, chairman of Mer- Refreshment Booths
it-Tutorial urges that students who Others may man refreshment
desire to be tutored start now as the booths featuring sandwiches, ice-
tutors are always rushed at the end cream, cokes, cookies, pretzels and
of the semester. potato chips or other edibles. Be-
Students wishing tutoring should fore the war, Michilodeon also fea-
fill out a slip in the Merit-Tutorial tured a telegraph system, photo-
box in the Undergraduate Office in graphs and a floor show.
the League indicating their name and Any residence desiring further in-
the subject in which they wish to be formation pertaining to the booths'
tutored. -.are asked by Jane Archer, general
These students will be given the chairman, to contact Colle Ide at
names of tutors whom they may con- 22569 or Jean Brown at 25618.
tact. Tutors are paid 75 cents an - --
hour. Wives of Veterans
rcOocoeomocor<>C Will Meet Monday
4 cThe Veterans' Wives Club will hold
its next meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday
in the Grand Rapids Room of the
League, to which all veterans' wives
The club will sponsor a dance to
Ube given during May in the League
IIcballroom, Mrs. John Rickerson,
Dine in the Charming club president, has announced.
Early American Atmosphere The club will present the dance in
(J response to the great interest in the
of work of the club, which was shown
THE COLONIAL 'ROOM by a large attendance at the party
c which was given for all married vet-
., Specializing erans who are enrolled in the Uni-
Steaks - Chicken - Sea Food ^ versity, and their wives.
Give your Student Parties Called Off for '46
in our WASHINGTON, April 10 - (P) -
Private Dining Rooms ^ There will be no easter egg rolling on
^ A the White House lawn this year, an
V)annual event for children suspended
Cal -ii' 2,6 QA4 ,ifsince Pearl Harbor.
C LL 2 6 44"I The White House announced today
Reservations not necessary ^ that President Truman has decided
the waste of eggs that would result
503 EAST HURON STREET U "would not be consistent with the
"< effort to feed starving millions."
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Will Be Qiven
The Coed Annual Bridge Party,
sponsored by the Social Committee
of the League, will be held from 2
p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in the League
Tickets are priced at fifty cents in-
cluding tax, and may be purchased
from dormitory, league house.sc:r
Panhellenic representatives or at
the main desk in the League. There
will be a drawing of ticket numbers
for door prizes. Table prizes will be
awarded and refreshments will be
During the afternoon a style show,
sponsored by an Ann Arbor depart-
ment store, will be presented. Uni-
versity coeds will model spring and
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Appointments for Interviews
To Be Made at Same Time
All petitions for positions on Pan-
hellenic Council n us- be in by noon
Saturday in the Panhellenic box in
the Undergraduate Office of the
Available positions include presi-
dent., vice-president, secretary, rush-
ing secretary, and treasurer. Coeds
are advised to submit both construc-
tive criticisms and original plans for
improvement with their petitions.
Further information will be post-
ed on the bulletin board in the Un-
dergraduate Office of the League.
OS S Aien
locking at the famiar seal of the
Unirc l;si y ci1 M1 ian what past
hitory lies behind it.
The sry begins in 1817, when the
school was founded in Detroit, and
known as Catholepistemiad. The
need for an official seal was immi-
nei, ad so a dg w made.It
censisted of six pillars supporting a
dome, with a light shining from
above. The motto "Epistemia" was
placed at the base, and the "Univer-
sity of Michigania" around the mar-
Tn 1821, a state legislative act
changed the name officially to the
University of Michigan, and in 1837,
when the state was admitted to the
Union, the University moved to Ann
Arber. About this time the board of
regents decided that a new soal was
necessary for the new school, and so
on April 4, 1843, a new design was
NEW CAPE - This transparent
rain cape and hood are made of
p;olythene, a plastic material de-
veloped during the war and used
for cable insulation, gun casing
and food packaging.
Deadline Is Saturday Noon;j
Interviews Must Be Scheduled
Petitions for the 1946-47 WAA1
board are due at noon Saturday in
the WAA petition box in the Under-
Special WAA petitions should be
obtained at the Undergraduate Of-
fice this week, and coeds should sign
for interviews when they hand in
their petitions. Interviewing is
scheduled to be held from 1:30 p.m.
to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wed-
nesday, and Thursday in the upstairs
offices of the WAB.
All offices except the presidency
are open to women of all classes.
Those applying for president must be
second semester juniors at the time
of petitioning and have served on
the WAA board for one year.
Women who plan to petition should
familiarize themselves with the WAA
constitution, copies of which are
posted on the WAA bulletin boards
in the WAB, Barbour Gym, and the
Posts open include president, vice-
president, secretary, treasurer,
A.F.C.W. representative, publicity
manager, intramural manager, dor-
mitory manager, sorority manager,
league house manager, and heads of
archery, badminton, dance, fencing,
golf, hockey, outing, University Wom-
en's Riding Club, riflery, swimming,
softball, table tennis, tennis, camp
summer fashions, featuring campus A. V L,- .../L' I.VV.1
wear, and including sports clothes,
date dresses, formals, suits, and rain- For.assembly
Groups of any number will be wel- All petitions for next year's Assem
comed and tables will be arranged bly Beard positions are due at noon
upon arrival, although it is pre- Saturday in the Assembly box in the
ferred that women come in prear- Undergraduate Office of the League,
ranged foursomes. Ucdrrgdte Afert, Lembly
The committee for the party is according to Helen Alpert, Assembly .
Dottie Wantz, general chairman;pesdn.
Estelle Klein, style show; Barbara Extension has been granted in re-
Brtdy, Kize sh RowBinsnar -ara sponse to requests, and Saturday
Brady, prizes, Ann Robinson ar- will be the absolute deadline for pe-
rangements, Lucy Stone, publicity; titions. Interviewing of candidates
Betty Lou Bidwell, refreshments; and who have already submitted petitions
Grace Lathrop, tickets. will be from 3 p.m. to 5:20 p.m. to-
day and from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. to-
S id Rul Ba orrow. Candidates will also be
interviewednext week. Coeds are
asked to sign for interviews on the
sheet in the Undergraduate Office
when they hand in petitions.
The offices open to women who
will have senior standing next fall
Tom or row are Assembly president, vice-presi-
dent of dorms, vice-president of
The Engineering School will pre- league houses, secretary-treasurer,
sent its annual Slide Rule Ball from personnel chairman, league house ac-
9 p.m. to 1 a.m. tomorrow in the Un- tivities chairman, and dorm activi-
ion Ballroom, featuring the music of ties chairman. All senior candidates
Orrin Tucker and his orchestra. must have had at least one year's ex-
Coeds have been granted 1:30 per- perience in League activities.
mission for the dance by the Office All Assembly Board positions ex-
of the Dean of Women. Tickets can cept the offices of president and vice-
be purchased by any student on cam- presidents are also open to coeds who
pus from 10 a.m. to noon and from 1 will be juniors next year.
p.m. to 3 p.m. today and tomorrow at Announcements of appointments
both the Union Travel Desk and the will be made at Installation Night
Engine Arch. next month.
It showed a picture of the goddess
Minerva pointing a youth the way to
the Temple of Wisdom, surrounded
with the inscription "University of
Michigan," and "Minerva Monstrat
Iter Quaque Ostendit Se Dextra Se-
This Minerva seal was essentially
identical with the design of the front-
ispiece of Noah Webster's "Elemen-
tary Spelling Book." The regents of-
fer no explanation to this coinci-
dence, nor do the biographers of
Websteir help by telling us how he
used this particular design, or wheth-
er he or his publishers had any cor-
respondence with Ann Arbor.
Between 1863 and 1866 slight
changes were made in the Minerva
seal, lut ii 1895, because of faculty
oEcI t_.ons,,I a1,new1 design was made
,;: rimnatn- te <ine we have at
the pws!nt. The new seal pictured
a Greck lamp upon a book, the Latin
Winter formals may be revamped
for spring er g velvet
tops with jersey, substituting shoul-
der sraps for sleevs. r narrowing
the skirts for tha newv slim look.
Bustle bows n pulk-'d-back skirts will
also slim the skirt,.
Decorations for the dance will fol-
low the traditional theme with a huge
elide rule in the middle of the dance
floor. A model engineering arch will
be built over the doorway, and carica-
tures of various engineering profes-
sors will be displayed along the cor-
ridor leading to the ballroom. The
'walls of the ballroom will be deco-
rated with insignia of the engineering
societies. The dance programs will
be of blue leather with a gold slide
rule on the cover.
Orrin Tucker, whose renditions of
"Billy" and "Oh, Johnny, Oh" helped
pave his way to fame, has also com-
posed some hit tunes of his own.
Among them are "Especially for
You" and "My Resistance Is Low."
Tucker's band, which features the
vocals of Scotty Marsh, was first or-
ganized when he was in high school.
At Northwestern University he played
for various campus affairs, but left
his studies when he received an offer
to play in New Orleans.
After enlarging his band, Tucker.
toured the South and Middle West.
The band also made a number of
guest radio appearances, and played
on the Hit Parade program.
Leaders in Hours
Named by Panhel
The leaders in number of activity
hours for all sororities on campus
were recently revealed by Doris Heid-
gen, vice-president of Panhellenic As-
Alpha Delta Pi topped all other
groups with an average of 53 activity
hours per member, while Zeta Tau
Alpha and Gamma Phi Beta followed
close behind with averages of 48 and
47 hours per member respectively.
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have scored again'
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