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THE MICHIGAN DAILY AE '

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Coeds To Petition
For Soph Cabaret,
League Positions

Union To Use

Gene DeVine To Play at Caduceus Ball;
Medical Students, Faculty Will Attend

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Theme

Senior Applicationsi

Candidates To Give

Must Be Submitted Plans for Offices;

Today in League
Petitions for senior League Counci
Executive Council, and Judiciary po
sitions are due at noon today in th
Undergraduate Office of the Leagu
Women petitioning should sign fo
interviews which are scheduled fo
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, an
Friday; Eligibility cards signed by th
Merit-Tutorial committee will be re
quired for interviewing, and eac]
coed must submit the names of,
house director, a faculty member
and an upperclassman to be used a
references.
Women applying for any posts ar
expected to know thoroughly the du
ties of the position and to submi
original ideas concerning its func
tions. Those petitioning for the Exec
utive Council positions of president
vice-president, secretary, and treas
urer should also be prepared to dis
cuss long-range League policy.
Other positions which are to bi
filled by junior women who will be o
senior standing next fall include on
senior membership on the Judiciar'
Council and the posts of, merit-tu
torial chairman, personnel chairman
social chairman, freshman orienta
tion advisors' chairman, transfe
orientation advisors' chairman, drives
chairman, and publicity chairman, on
the League Council.
The publicity chairmanship has
been created this year, and sugges-
tions for its operation will be wel-
comed. All petitions should contain
the applicant's plans for the post, as
well as showing that the candidate
has a thorough knowledge of the du-
ties involved.
Brestoff's Band
To Be Featured
At Annual Ball
The annual Pan-American Ball to
be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday,
in the League Ballroom, will feature
the well known Detroit orchestra of
Phil Brestoff.
Brestoff and his orchestra play
daily over station WXYZ of the
Michigan Radio Network. Hinny
Lou's "songs with a southern accent"
and George Ball, "romantic bari-
tone," familiar to all listeners, will
highlight the vocal department.
Experience In Detroit
Brestoff has not only had experi-
ence in broadcasting, but was also
musical director of the Michigan
Theater in Detroit for several years.
He has shown superior ability as a
concert violinist and is leader of the
Hotel Statler Terrace Room String
Ensemble.
Chairman of the ball, Gilberto Pas-
quera, will act as master of ceremon-
ies. A program to be given during
intermission will consist of a number
of representative songs and dances of
the American countries. The dance
music will range from swing to the
rhumbas and tangos of Latin Amer-
ica.
Flags Will Decorate
Flags of the twenty-one Republics
of the Americas will be used to deco-
rate the ballroom according to Fran-
zio de Salles, chairman of decora-
tions. Proceeds from this'dance will
go to the International Center fund
to provide for activities and pro-
grams given by foreign students.
Parents Announce
-Betrothal, Marriage
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph S. Cohn of Mi-
ami Beach, Florida, announce the en-

gagement of their daughter, Arlene
(Mitzi), to Mr. Samuel Federman,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo G. Federman
of University, Heights, Ohio.
Miss Cohn is a sophomore in the
literary college. Mr. Federman at-
tended The Citadel, Military College
of South Carolina, before entering
the service and is now a junior in
the school of business administra-
tion.

Many Posts Open
l, Women who will be of sophomor
- standing next fall may petition fo
e posts on the central committee of th
e. 1946-47 Soph Cabaret, and these pe
titions are due at noon Saturday
r April 27, in the Undergraduate Of
r flee of the League.
d Cesm
d Coeds may petition for genera
- chairman, assistant chairman, sec
retary, publicity chairman, poster
chairman, tickets chairman, floo
a show chairman, assistant floor shov
s chairman, dance chairman, stag(
manager, singing chairman, scrip
chairman, costumes chairman, make-
e up chairman, programs chairman
- eligibility chairmn, refreshments
t chairman, hostess chairman, financ
- chairman, decorations chairman, anc
- ushers chairngn.
, Eligibility Card Required
An eligibility card will be required
- it all interviews, and each coed pe
titioning must sign for an interview
e when she turns in her petition. Inter.
f viewing is scheduled to be held Apri
e 30 and May 1 and 2 in the Counci
y Room of the League.
_ Petitions for these posts should
contain specific plans for the organi-
- ation and carrying out of the func-
r bions of each office. The petition
should also show that the applicant
1 is thoroughly acquainted with the
duties of these offices.
Preference List
Petition forms may be obtained in
the Social, Director's office of the
League, and should be filled out com-
pletely by each candidate. If a wom-
an is petitioning for several posts, she
should list them in order of her pref-
erence on the front of the petition
and give specific plans for each.
In her interview the coed will be
asked to talk about her plans and will
be expected to know all of the duties
of all of the offices she desires. The
interviews will be ten minutes long.
Constructive criticisms of past
Soph Cabarets will be welcomed in
the petitions. Information concern-
ing past work and the organization
of Sophomore Cabarets may be had
by consulting the President's Reports
in the League Library and Social Di-
rector's Office. Lists of duties of the
committee chairman will be posted in
the Undergraduate Office of the'
League. Coeds may also conslt for-
mer committee chairman concerning
Cabarets.
Campus Coeds
Asked To Give
Spare Clothing
All women's organized houses will
be canvassed for the League-spon-
sored Easter Clothing Drive starting
Monday, and ending Tuesday, April
30.
Contributions for the clothing drive
will be sent to the Foster Parents
Plan for War Children, Inc., which in
turn will ship the clothing to Eng-
land, France, Belgium, Holland and
Malta. Each coed will be asked to
donate as much of the needed cloth-
ing as she can to help clothe the
people in the war-devastated coun-
tries of Europe.
Many people are without one
change of clothing and many skin
diseases are resulting from these un-
sanitary conditions. All types of gar-
ments are in great demand, espe-
cially underclothing.
Houses should turn in their cloth-
ing contributions no later than Tues-
day, April 30, in the game room on
the second floor of the League. A
complete list of the articles donated
must accompany the house contribu-
tions.
"Clothing for men, women and
teen-agers are especially needed and

houses might strive to see how many
persons they can completely clothe,"
announced Jean Gaffney, treasurer
of the League.

At Easter Dance
C( i ' to the aid f thcse strand-
ed in town cver Easter, the Union
Executive Counchl will present the
Bunny Hop from 9 p.m. to midnight
today in the Rainbow Roc:m f the
The second in the series of special
dances planned by the Union this
semester, the hop will feature Bill
Layton and his campus orchestral
with Patti DuPont holding the vocal
spotlight.
Although the theme of decorations
has been kept secret, it has been re-
vealed that the unique decorations
will follow the Easter theme. Exact
information will be disclosed only to
the dancers.
Finders of the brightly colored
Easter eggs bearing the Union seal
which were distributed along the Di-
agonal hst week may present them
at the ticket office to receive free ad-
mission to the dance.
The tap room, usually restricted to
iUnion members only, will be open for
the gala informal affair.

Gene DeVine and his orchestra will
be spotlighted on the bandstand at
tlLe 1946 Caduceus Ball, to be pre-
sented from 9 p.m. to midnight today
in the League Ballroom.
Only medical students and mem-
'bers of the medical faculty are
eligible to attend the semi-formal
affair. Decorations for the tradi-
ticnal Ball will center around a
huge balloon display. White lea-
ther programs inscribed with the
red caduceus emblem will be dis-
tributed as favors at the dance.
DeVine and his "Thirteen Men and
a Girl" are the campus band at
Michigan State College in East Lan-
sing. Featuring Margaret McQueary.
coed vocalist, the band is fresh from
a tour of hotel ballrooms and a re-
cent engagement at the Jackson Ar-
mory. DeVine last played here at the
New Year's Eve Party.
Caduceus Ball was originated in
1934 by Galens, local honorary
medical fraternity. The affair has
Athletic Managers are hereby
notified that names of winners of
the house ping pong tournaments
and the list of participants are
due at noon today. Phone or mail
information to Jan Morgan, 5258
or leave it in the WAA box in the
Undergraduate Office of the
League.

PARISIAN GAINSBOROUGH-Maggy Rouff of Paris designed this
multi-colored, flowered percale, called the Gainsborough because it is
styled after the famous painter's works.

Old Tradition
Of Michilodeon
To Be Reviv'ed
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Novel Booths, Prizes, Dancing
Will Highlight 'U' Carnival
To Be Held in Waterman Gym
A gala carnival atmosphere will
prevail from 8 p.m. to midnight Sat-
urday when WAA presents its post-
war edition of Michilodeon, featuring
booths erected in Waterman Gym
and dancing to a varsity orchestra in
Barbour Gym.
The booths will be manned by
various campus residences, and
those who have been chosen by
Michilodeon central committee to
run booths will be announced in to-
morrow's Daily. All residences who
will have booths are reminded by
the committee that only fire-proof
decorating materials may be used
and that prizes of silver trays will
be awarded for the most original
booth and the one which collects
the largest amount of money. j
Some houses will man games booths
such as "Loop the Legs," "Michilo-
deon Nickolodeon," miniature golf,
ben bag and weight guessing. A spe-
cial attraction will be an "apple pol-
ishing" booth run by University pro-
fessors who will polish apples before
each sale.
Highlighting the informal and
colorful evening will be floorshows
to be presented at 9:30 p.m. and
10:30 p.m. in the Dance Studio of
Barbour Gym. Tickets will be pur-
chased in five cent dnominaions
and these wil pay for the various
carnival games. Food may also be
purchased with the tickets and
those winning at the booths will be
presented with "Michibucks." These
will then be taken to the prize
booth where cards, billfolds, ash-
trays and earrings may be pur-
chased with the bogus bills.
On Thursday, novel invitations will
be distributed to all campus houses
to attend Michilodeon. The exact na-
ture of these has not been revealed by
the committee but house presidents
and house mothers are urged to post
the invitations once they are received.
It has been rumored that an im-
mense clown will invade the cam-
pus sometime next week, arriving
in ample time to tell all students
that they may attend the unusual
carnival. His headquarters will be
the center of the diagonal and
he will tower above the crowds
dashing to classes.
Committees for Milchilodeon in-
clude Jane Archer, chairman; Pat
Doelle, Ann Wallerstein and Joan
Wilk, publicity; Janice Berstein, floor
show; Pat Daniels, refreshments;
Shirley Hansen. finance; Signe Heg-
ge, prizes; Collee Ide and Jean Brown,
booths; Barb Dewey, patrons; and
Dokey Miller. decorations.
There will be a meeting of the pub-
licity committee for Panhel-Assembly
Ball at 5 p.m. Wednesday in the ABC
Room of the League, Those inter-
ested are urged to attend.

Activities Sponsored by League
Include Teas, Drives, Projects

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By JOAN WILK
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the last in a
series of articles on the Michigan League,
its facilities, activities and personnel.
Today's article is concerned with seve-
ral committees which function in con-
junction with League Council.
One of the important activities
conducted by University coeds is ori-
entation for both freshmen and
transfer women. The orientation
committee confers with University
officials on orientation procedure
and introduces the new student to
both the academic and social phases
of college living. Orientation periods
are scheduled at the beginning of
each full semester, and in addition
have been carried on for the sum-
mer program.
At the present time, various cam-
pus drives, such as Red Cross, In-
fantile Paralysis Drive, or Norwegian
Relief are conducted by the treasur-
er of the League Council, with the
aid of two junior assistants. How-
ever, the 1946-47 League Council
will have a special Drives chairman
as one of its members in addition to
the treasurer.
Social Committee
Along the social line, the Social
Committee is responsible for those
Layton To Play
At Odonto Ball
Presented by the junior class in
Dental School. the 12th annual
Odonto Ball will be held from 9 p.m.
to midnight Friday in the Rainbow
Room of the Unfion.
Graduating seniors will be feted at
the traditional spring dance, and
only dental students may attend. Bill
Layton and his new campus orches-
tra, with Patti DuPont on the vocals,
will be featured on the bandstand at
this semi-formal dance.
Private parties at dental frater-
nities will precede the event. Odonto
means "of the tooth," and the dance
was originated when dental students
believed they should have a closed
dance similar to the Engineer's Slide
Rule Ball and the medical Caduceus
Ball.

smooth-running Ruthven Teas. So-
cial Committee members serve as
hostesses and guides at the teas and
recently sponsored a coed bridge and
fashion show at the League. Dorms
and sororities, under the guidance of
the Social Committee, give teas at
their own residences for foreign stu-
dents on campus. The houses are no-
tified of the dates and specific plans
are left up to them.
This is the season when Merit-
Tutorial committee swings into high
gear with its tutoring service. All stu-
dents desiring tutors should leave re-
quest slips in the Tutorial Box in the
Undergraduate Office of the League.
The committee also keeps a file of
each coed's activities and these are
utilized by campus honor societies
and the League Social Director in
answering requests for recommenda-
tions.
Dancing Classes
Since the war, the Junior Girls'
Project has been the sponsoring of
dancing classes which are conducted
on Monday nights at the League by
a former Arthur Murray instructor.
Enrollment in the course is high and
a nominal fee is charged for the les-
sons.
Hospital volunteer work has been
carried on since the advent of war,
by Soph Project. Many services are
performed for patients at University
Hospital by coed volunteers such as
carrying trays, fixing beds and read-
ing to them. In addition, women
work in the labs and clinics of the
hospital.
Soph Cabaret
Soph Cabaret is another project
manned by sophomore women and
this is presented in the fall at the
League when floorshows, movies, and
dancing are offered to the student
body.
JG Play is the Junior class project
which is presented in the spring se-
mester for graduating seniors. The
entire show is written, directed and
acted by junior women and has been
a traditional event on campus.
Another active group is the Wom-
en's Glee Club which practices in the
League and presents programs at
varied times during the school year.

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Mr. and Mrs. A. Milton Fine of
Brooklyn, N. Y., announce the mar-
riage of their daughter, Marjorie Lee,
to Mr. Richard D. Albert of New York
City, son of Mr. Samuel Albert and
the late Mrs. Albert of Salamanca,
N. Y. Mr. Albert is an alumnus of
the University of Michigan, class of
1943. He was a member of Sigma
Alpha Mu fraternity.
Mrs. Albert was graduated from
the College of Agriculture, Cornell
University, in 1945.

bidYO owthat-
Our modern culture is extremely partial to the principle
of continuity, holds that events are factorable out of
anterior events without recourse to anything beyond
events. And when we meet a hiatus in the chain -the
discontinuity between animate and inanimate, for example,
or the fixity of the species -we conveniently turn our
faces, and go on building a culture of sheer relativity.
Historic Christianity boldly faces both continuity and
discontinuity -and manages to keep them from fighting,

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