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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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ictivity Positions
Will Be fnnounced
Instailtion ight
All Women Urged To Attend Traditional
Event; Honor Societies Will Tap; Reception
Honoring New Officers To Follow In League

Installation Night, an annual event
which climaxes a year of women's
extra-curricular activities, will be
held at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Rack-
ham Lecture Hall.
The affair will be concerned with
the announcement of those women
who will head key campus activities
for 1946-47. Among the positions to
be announced are the new members
of League Council, members of Judic-
iary Council, Panhellenic and As-
sembly Boards and orientation advis-
ors, plus the chairmen and committee
members of JGPlay and Soph Cab-
aret.
Honor Societies To Tap
Also on the Installation Night pro-
gram will be tapping conducted by
Mortarboard, senior women's honor
society; Senior Society, which hon-
ors independent senior women; and
Scroll, honor society for affiliated
senior women.
In accordance with a new policy,
the honor societies will go directly
to the women they are asking to join
their groups and will dispense with
the traditional "tour" of the lecture
hall, which was carried on in former
years. Membership in the hono"
societies is based upon scholarship,
activities and service.
Scholarship Winners To Be Revealed
Also to be revealed at Installation
Night are the three winners of the
Ethel A. McCormick scholarships
which are offered to sophomore and
junior women who have participated
in extra-curricular activities and who
have done above average work in
their studies.
A reception, honoring the new
members of League Council, Judiciary
Council, and the newly-tapped mem-
bers of the honor societies will be
held in the League Ballroom immed-
iately following the Installation cere-
monies. Free cokes will be served and
all women are invited to attend.
Houses will sit together in blocs
at Installation Night and a floor plan
of the seating arrangement will be
posted in the lobby of the Rackham
Building the day the event is to take
place.
Record Crowd Will Attend
Sororities have been asked by the'
Installation Night central committee
to count the event as a house meet-
ing or make it a required function.
It is expected that a record crowd
will attend the annual affair because

more women petitioned this spring
for positions than ever before, since
the merit system was instituted.
Those women who are to be install-
ed will take office at the ceremonies
and at that time, the 1946-47 season
for women's activities will commence.
Dance Revived
By Lawyers
The 1946 edition of Crease Ball will
be presented from' 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Friday, May 17, in the League Ball-
room.
In a revival of the Law School
tradition, the '46 lawyers' dance will
feature the music of Ray Herbeck
and his orchestra and their "music
with romance".
Peter Price heads the committee
for the ball, which is presented by
the senior class of the Law School.
The dance will feature the "Raw Re-
view" which is to be presented to
those attending in place of favors
and programs.
This year's Crease Ball will be they
first to be presented since 1942, when.
the dance was held in the Law Club.
Previous balls were traditionally held
at the League on the same day that
the engineers presented Slide Rule
at the Union.
The dance will be semi-formal and
women are to receive late permis-
sion to attend Crease Ball.
Reservations Due
Today for Veterans'
W ives Club Picnic,
Reservations for the Veterans'
Wives Club picnic should be made
today, according to Mrs. John Rick-
erson, club president.
Veterans and their wives may make
reservations by calling Mrs. Ricker-
son at 4018 or Mrs. Richard Gregg
at 2-2323. Those who can furnish
transportation are asked to inform
Mrs. Rickerson or Mrs. Gregg. s
The groups will meet at the LeagueR
and will be taken to the Island pic-1
nic grounds. There will be a charge,
of one dollar per couple for food for1
the picnic.a

Mirrors Needed
For Decorations
At Panhel Ball
Dt, you really need that extra mir-
ror in your purse?
If ycu don't, the decoration com-
would appreciate your contributing
it to their mirror collection, which
will be used in making stars to cover
the Intramnural Building.
A gift certificate will be the l
award bade to the house whose
girls contribute the largest amount
of mirrers-according to wight-
per girl. The size of the certificate
and the store at which it will be
valid will be announced later.
The "Heavenly Daze" theme of the
ball requires the usual moon, stars
and Pearly Gate, In order to have
said moon and stars, however, pieces
of mirrors, regardless of their size.
are needed to make the necessary
constellations and hcavnly bodies.
"Since this is a dance for every
girl on campus and since it is the
only one of its kind held at the
University, we do hope the girls
will really get out and contribute
their extra mirrors," Leslie McVey
and Barbara Hitchcock, co-chair-
men of the ticket committee stated.
"We cannot have the starry decora-
tions we have planned to cover the
bareness of the IM Building unless
every girl gives at least one little mir-
ror," they explained, "and we want
the dance to be the best decorated
and best dance of the semester."
The committee will collect the con-
tributions during an all-house can-
vass Monday. "If boxes have not
already been placed in your house,"
they asked, "have one ready for us
when we make the rounds."
The award to the winning house will
be made during the intermission at
the ball.
Student Tutors
Now Available
All students who wish to be tutor
ed should fill out a slip in the Merit-
Tutorial box in the Undergraduate
office of the League.
Tutors are available .for almost
every subject except some of the;
more advanced courses, and if neces-;
sary, tutors can also be found for
these courses. Tutors are paid sev-
enty-five cents an hour, and must
have received an A in the course, or .
a B if it is their major.
Students will be accepted for tut-
oring up until two weeks before ex-7
ams begin. Students who desire tu-
toring are urged to be tutored now,1
as the tutors are always rushed at
the end of the semester, according to
Naomi Buehler, chairman of Merit-i
Tutorial Committee. Miss Buehler
also urged that students who aret
having difficulty maintaing a C av-
erage should sign up for tutoring.t
Women who would like to try
out for the University Women's
Riding Club should attend tryouts
at 4 p.m. tomorrow, according tof
Barbara Brady, club manager.

Coeds Offered
Scholarships
Eligible Sophomores, Juniors
To Return Applications Today
Appcatios for the Ethel McCor-
mit-k schoaIa;tlps s iould be turned
in by 5 p.m. today to the president of
the League.
Three awvrds of $100 are being
cfferd to women who are at present
of sophomore or junior standing. Ap-
plication blanks may be obtained in
the Social Director's Office of the
League.

mick who,
League, is

as social director of the
the advisor for women's
It is her job to see that

on campus, or if you are wondering!
about the proper procedure for in-
viting professors to a faculty dessert,
"ask Miss Mac."
"Miss Mac" is Miss Ethel A. McCor-,

League Social Director Reveals
Views on Women's Activities
By JOAN WILK not failed and that she had been
F YOU don't know where to pro- wrong.
cure a movie projector for the 'U'
Fresh Air Camp movies, if you want ASKED about relations between
to organize a new project for women Assembly and Panhellenic Boards,

Roquirements for the scholarships actin it
are that the applicant must have
an average higher than the all-cam- -
pus women's average and must have
participated in extracurrieular ac-
tivities.
Each application must be accom-
panied by two letters of recommen-
dation from Ann Arbor citizens. Ap-
plications and letters are to be sub- '
itted to the League president's box
in the Undergr'aduate Office. Those
applying will be interviewed from
3 p.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow.
Nora MacLaughlin. League presi-
dent, urged women who need finan-
cial assistance and who wish to par-
ticipate in activities to submit ap-
plications. Need will be taken into
consideration in awarding scholar-
ships.
Dance Tickets Miss
o Go On Salcevery
coeds i
is a s
Ticket sales for the 1946 edition of plans f
the annual Newman Club Spring dancin?
Formal have been opened to the en- served
tire campus and may be purchased Inn
now at the main desk of the Union,
Saint Mary's Chapel, or from New- counsel
man Club members. sible fo
Scheduled from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. vo
Friday, May 17, in the Rainbow Room can ast
of the Union, the semi-formal affair
will feature Bill Layton and his all- ISS
campus orchestra on the bandstand. con
Coed songstress, Patti DuPont will she wa
hold the vocal spotlight. Educat
For State Groups At that
Highlight of the local Catholic stu- JGPlay
dents organization's social activities and M
for the year, the dance will be the to ansl
primary co-ordinated activity of She alp
Newman Clubs all over the state. and wl
Delegates from Michigan State Col- she wa:
lege in East Lansing, Wayne Univer- extra-c
sity in Detroit, Western Michigan Coml
College in Kalamazoo, Jackson Ju- of peti
nior College, and Flint Junior College social
will attend the gala event is a s
Feature Entertainments woman
A Spanish Dance team is one of any ca
the unusual acts planned for inter- age wo
mission entertainment. Decorations tivities
will follow a spring theme and huge continu2
flower cutouts will adorn the ball- getting
room and special programs will be "anyon
distributed as favors at the dance. tunity
The Union taproom will be open Miss
during and following intermission she str
time. Adhering to the usual custom, betwee
no corsages are to be worn at the times s
Spring Formal. Women have been dertake
granted 1:30 permission for the would
event, which is co-chairmened by Howeve
Doris Heidgen and Bill Muha. cases s

ies.

"Miss Mac" explained that both or-
ganizations work together and jointly
sponsor events such as Panhellenic-
Assembly Ball, clothing drives and
Fresh Air Camp Tag Day. Continu-
ing further, she stated that the or-
ganizations now occupy adjoining of-
fices on the third floor of the League.
Miss McCormick expressed the
opinion that women assumed more
responsible positions during the war
when projects such as hospital vol-
unteers, USO and the selling of war
bonds and stamps were sponsored.
WITH AN EYE to the future, Miss
W McCormick said that she feels
women will be more civic-minded
and will continue to use their good
judgment in deciding issues pertain-
ing to the things they have to do.
"The reason that they have contin-
ued to improve the caliber of their
work in activities is due to the fact
that they have ideas and the oppor-
tunity to work them out. They are
given responsibility in the positions
they hold and have the backing of
the entire University from start to
finish."
Reminiscing about her experiences
as social director, Miss McCormick
recalled an incident at a pre-war
Soph Cabaret when she was asked
to make a drawing for door prizes
during the floorshow. The crowd
waited expectantly for the first ticket
to be withdrawn from the box and
much to her chagrin, Miss McCorm-
ick discovered that she had drawn
her own ticket.
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Bird's Orchestra
To Be Featured
At Olympic Ball
Olympic Ball, sponsored by the wo-
men and men students of the physical
education department, together with
the members of the M-Club. will be
presented from 8 p.m. to midnight,
Wednesday, May 29, in the League
Ballroom.
The Ball will be semi-formal and
will be open to the entire student
body and late permission will be
granted to the coeds attending.
The music of Charles Bird and his
twelve-piece orchestra from Muske-
gon will highlight the dance. The
League Ballroom will be completely
decorated with a global theme and a
huge figure of Mt. Olympus will be
the center of the decorations.
Olympic Ball will revive a pre-war
tradition with the three sport organ-
izations presenting an annual all-
campus dance. "The ball promises to
reach its pre-war status and be one
of the major campus dances," accord-
ing to Jo Osgood, Dick Korte and
Elmer Swanson, co-chairmen of the
ball.
If you have ever won a college
honor-class office, newspaper staff,
dramatic or glee club appointment
you've known the thrill of success.
Prepare for success in business by
enrolling at Katharine Gibbs School
in the special secretarial course for
college women. Address College
Course Dean.
KATHARINE GIBBS
SNEW YORK 17-------... 230 Park Ave.
BOSTON 16------------90 Marlborough St.
CHA OE .. I ------720 N. Michigan Ave.
PROVIDENCE 6...................155 Angell St.

Ethel A. McCormick . . .
job or project undertaken by
n connection with the League
uaccess. She is consulted on
for affairs ]'anging from JGP
g classes to refreshments to be
at a coed bridge.
addition to acting as "chief
'", Miss McCormick is respon-
or budgeting events. "We are
ily interested", she stated, "in
ping leaders and women who
sume responsibility."
McCORMICK first came in
tact with Michigan coeds when
s a member of the Physical
ion Department for Women.
t time, members of the cast of
rehearsed in Barbour Gym
iss McCormick was on hand
wer any questions that arose.
so worked on Lantern Night
hen the League was erected,
s asked to coordinate wormen's
urricular activities.
menting on the merit system
tioning and interviewing, the
director stated that "There
incere effort to make every
feel that she is welcome in
mpus activity and to encour-
men to take part in the ac-
they're interested in." She
Led that there is a feeling of
people acquainted and that
e with an idea has the oppor-
of having it heard."
McCormick emphasized that
ives for a frank relationship
n students and that many
he has allowed coeds to un-
projects which she believed
not be entirely successful.
r she admitted that in many
he was proud that they had

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Diamonds
and
Wedding
t0 i8 RINGS
717 North University Ave.

Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Stahmer of
Oak Park, Ill., recently announced
the engagement of their daughter,
Yuma, to Leon P. Deackoff, son of
Mr. and Mrs. William Deackoff of
Detroit.
Miss Stahmer is a senior in the
Literary College. Mr. Deackoff is a
senior in the College of Engineering,
and is a member of the Engineering
Council and president of the Univer-
sity chapter of A.LC.E. The wedding
will take place July 27 in Oak Park.

Mi-s. Charles C. Congdon of Tuc-
son, Ariz., recently announced the
marriage of her daughter, Mary Jean,
to Robert Bruce Stirling, son of Mrs.
Margaret N. Stirling of Highland
Park.
Mr. and Mrs. Stirling are both jun-
iors in the literary college. They are
at home at 1217 Savoy Ct., Willow
Village. The ceremony was performed
April 25 in St. Mark's Episcopal
Church, Toledo, Ohio.

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