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THURSDAY, MAY 23, 1946


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Lantern Night
Will Feature
Song Contest
Song, WAA Participation Cups
To Be Presented To Houses
During Traditional Program
The 1946 Lantern Night, to be
sponsored by the WAA at 6:45 p.m.
Tuesday at Hill Auditorium, will fea-
ture the' traditional march across
campus and interhouse singing con-
The Lantern Night Song cup will
be presented to the house whose
choral group is declared the winner
of the contest, and the WAA Partici-
pation cup is to be awarded to the
residence with the greatest partici-
pation in WAA activities for the past
The song contest, which was won
last year by Helen Newberry House,
will be judged by Miss Marguerite
Hood, Prof. Hardin VanDeursen, and
Prof. David Mattern of the music
school faculty.
Senior women will wear caps and
gowns, and the line will be led by
five seniors carrying the traditional
lanterns. Junior coeds will wear yel-
low ribbons, sophomores are to wear
red ribbons, and freshmen will sport,
green bews in their hair.
The line will begin to move at
7 p.m., and will proceed to the Lea-
gue by way of the Engineering
Arch and East and North Univer-
sity Avenues. After the singing of
the "Yellow and Blue" and the
national anthem, the group will
proceed into Hill Auditorium for
the singing contest.
The order for singing was determ-
ined by lots drawn by house repre-
sentatives. Groups and the order in
which they are scheduled to sing are
as follows:
Alpha Phi, Stockwell, Kappa Alpha
Theta, Delta Delta Delta, Delta Gam-
ma, Alpha Omicron Pi, Couzens, Pi
Beta Phi, Alpha Xi Delta, Alpha Ep-
silon Phi, Collegiate Sorosis, Mrs.
Dauner's league house, Betsy Bar-
bour, Alpha Chi Omega, Zeta Tau
Alpha, Martha Cook, Gamma Phi

Sale of Tickets
Open for Union
Spring Formal
Tickets for the annual Union
Spring Formal to be presented from
9 p.m. to midnight Saturday in th
Union Ballroom will be on sale foi
the remainder of the week at th
main desk in the Union.
Students at the affair, which is to
be strictly formal, will dance to the
music of Bill Layton and his orches-
tra. An intermission program has
been planned and refreshments wil
be served. Elaborate decorations will
follow the spring theme and red
suede dance programs will bear the
Union seal. Corsages will be pre-
sented to all women attending the
formal affair.
Patrons for the dance are, President
and Mrs. Alexander G. Ruthven, Dean
Joseph A. Bursley, Dean and Mrs.
Walter B. Rea, Dean and Mrs. Erich
A. Walter, Dean Alice C. Lloyd, Prof.
William A. Paton, Prof. Albert C.
Clark, Jr., and Prof. Robert G. Rod-
The list continues with Prof. and
Mrs. Chester O. Wisler, Dr. and Mrs.
Dean W. Meyers, Mr. and Mrs. Frank-
lin C. Kuenzel, Mr. and Mrs. Hayes
T. Meyers, Mr. and Mrs. Donald C.
May, Mr. and Mrs. Harry G. Kipke,
and Mr. and Mrs. T. Hawley Tapping.
Rushing Aid Petitions
To Be Due Saturday
Petitions for five members of the
Rushing Aid Committee are due by
noon Saturday according to Mar-
garet Gage, president of Panhellenic
Interviewing will be held from 2
to 4 p.m. Monday and from 3 to 5:30
p.m. Tuesday. Petitions should be
put in the Panhellenic box in the
Undergraduate Office in the League
and coeds should sign for interviews
when they bring in their petitions.
Beta, Chi Omega, Mosher, Alpha
Delta Pi, Kappa Delta, Kappa Kappa
Gamma, Sigma Delta Tau, Alpha
Gamma Delta, Helen Newberry, Mrs.
Wilcox's league house, and Jordan.


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Novel Theme, Outdoor Terrace
Will Highlight 1946 Senior Ball

"Music plAyed pretty for the
peopl." by Louis Prima, a novel
tine, mn oiu dor terrace and special
tcr1inument will combine to make!
1 l1iG edition of Senior Ball a
:riumiphhan climax for senior social
'ft kot s fr 11e event, scheduledl
from 10 p>m. to 2 a.n. Friday, June 6,
at theInanul Building, will be
available to seniors within the next
two weeks. Fcllowing sales to seniors,
any student on campus may purchase
tickets, regardless of class. The dance
is expected to assume all-campus pro-
portions, but seniors are assured first1
"We came. we saw, we con-
quered," is the theme of the ball
and was chosen as symbolic of sen-
iors' fnur years of accomplishment.
Programs for the gala event will be
in the form of military discharge
pap~ers. lans for decorations will
not be revealed before the dance,
but it , is hinted by Cam Fisher,
co-chairman of decorations, that
they will folow the general theme
M of accomplishment with unique re-
Part of Ferry Field will be con-
verted into a night-club under the
stars for the ball. Refreshments will
be served on the terrace and tables
will be provided for conversation be-
tween dances.
Semi-formal by virtue of the dif-
ficulty of obtaining male formal
attire, men are urged to wear tux

by Dick Ford, co-chairman of the
ball. "We didn't want to exclude
anyone, but because the dance is
such a big event, we hope men will
come formal if they can," said Ford.
Women have been granted 2:30
a.m. permission for Senior Ball. Ac-
cording to University custom, no
corsages are to be worn to the dance.
Stacy's Orchestra
To Furnish Music
For Farewell Ball
The Navy Farewell Ball, which is
to be presented for all naval and
marine personnel and their guests,'
Friday, May 31, in the Rainbow RoomI
of the Union, will be the last socialI
to be given on campus by the unit,
The best in popuar dance music
has been promised for the ball by
Jess Stacy and his orchestra. Stacy's
fifteen-piece band is well-known in
the music world for its swing and
smooth musical arrangements.
Featured vocalist for the evening
will be Lee Wiley, who sang with
Paul Whiteman and his orchestra
before joining Stacy. Miss Wiley was
recent winner of an all-American
poll for her vocal performances.
Also on the evening's entertain-
ment bill will be Jess Stacy, who is
noted for his modern piano stylings.
Stacy has many years of musical
experience behind him and for the
past seven straight years has won
the title of outstanding pianist in
Downbeat Poll.

Old Qreece Is
Dance Theme
Decorations and entertainment for
the Olympic Ball will be given in the
spirit of the traditional athletic con-
tests of Ancient Greece, from 8 p.m.
to midnight Wednesday. in the Ball-
room of the League.
According to Virginia Hitzeck, pub-
licity co-chairman of the affair, a
take-off of the games held originally,
will be featured during the inter-
missions, along with various songs
Irving Boim will run a Mara-
thon race against Jack Weisenberger
holding a cigarette lighter. Bob
Nussbaumer and Bob Harris will play
a violin and trombone duet. accom-
panied by Boim. A six-day bicycle
race will be started by Dick Body-
combe, Elmer Swanson and Dominic
A novelty number, featuring the
"Four B's and a Honey" will be sung
by Glen Whittle, as "Honey," and
Boim, Bodycombe, Bliss Bowman and
Sherwin Block, the "Four B's."
Decorations will depict a scene of
the Greek holiday, with green and
white silhouettes of athletes, tra-
ditional olive branches, complete with
the famed Mt. Olympus.
The contests originated in Athens
in 776 B.C. and were held every four
years. It was then declared a national
holiday in which athletes from the
entire country came to compete. Re-
vived again in 1890, contests have
been taking place in repetition of the
original events. Athletes from all over
the world are eligible for the games.
The ball is sponsored by the mem-
bers of the M-club and students of the
women's and men's physical educa-
tion departments.


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FEATURED VOCALIST-Lee Wiley will supply the vocals for Jess
Stacy's orchestia, which is to play for the Navy Farewell Ball Friday,
May 31, in the Rainbow RooM of the Union. Miss Wiley formerly was
featured on a 'radio prcgram with Paul Whiteman before joining Stacy s
Veterans' Wives SPURTHEM ON:!
Will Hold Dance
June 1 in League
The Veterans' Wives Club will spon- University
sor a dance from 9 p.m. to midnight
Saturday, June 1, in the League Ball- The twenty-second annual Unive
room.csity Horse Show, sponsored by Cro
The dance will be for married and Saddle, University Women's Ri
veterans and their wives only, accord- ing Club, and Bootseand Spurs, men
ing to Mrs. John Rickerson, club riding club, will be presented at
president. Klaas Kuiper and his p.m. Saturday at Golfside Stables.
music will be featured at the dance. All persons participating in ti
Mrs. Kenneth Marshall is chair- show must meet promptly at 12:3
man of the dance committee, and p.m. Saturday at Barbour Gymt
her committee consists of Mrs. Robert draw for horses. Transportation wi
Matson, Mrs. Richard Enyert and be provided for those who needi
Mrs. Lewis Kalb. Everyone is asked to bring his en
Tickets for the dance will be sold trance fee, which is fifty cents f
by a group of veterans who are hus- each class entered.
bands of club members. The list in- Anycne still wishing to enter th
eludes Marshall Armstrong, L. Carrell show should sign up before noon Fr
Daugherty, Richard Enyert, Wayne day on the lists which are postedi
Erickson, Richard Gregg, John How- Barbour Gym and the WAB.
ell, Eugene Keplinger, William Lane, There will be twelve classes in th
David Lindquist, Thomas Lumpkin, show including a class for each of
Kenneth Marshall, Robert Matson, the three clubs, a rutnoff class
John Rickerson, Herbert Seaman, composed of the first three in each
Richard Thomson, Homer Under- of the club classes, two children's
wood, David VanTuyl,.Guy Via and classes, a mixed pair class, tw
Lawrence Welsch. University classes for beginners and
intermediates, an open horseman-
League To Furnish ship class, and a three gaited sho
class for people owning their own
Tutors Until May 31 horses. The program will he cli-
maxed by a five-gaited exhibition
The Merit-Tutorial Committee an- a fine harness exhibition, and an
nounces that tutoring for all Uni- egg race.
versity students Will end May 31. Dr. H. R. Shipman of Ann Arbo
Tutors are available in almost all will judge the horsemanship classe
courses except a few of the more ad- The Dr. James Bruce award of
vanced ones and tutors will be found crop and a pair of spurs will be pre
for these courses if necessary. sented to the Crop and Saddle mem
Students interested in being tu- ber who has shown the most im
tored should fill out a slip in the provement during the year. Th
Merit-Tutorial box in the Under- prizes which are donated by An
graduate Office of the League. Arbor merchants, will be on displa

9 Present Annual



Show Saturday
in a North University sports shop
for the remainder of the week.
Heading the committees for the
show are: Jeanne Ackermanrpro-
grams, Fay Lorden, properties;
Pat Peter, stables; Colleen Flanery,
prizes; Marylou Gork, numbers;
and Jean Whitney, publicity. Mem-
bers of all three clubs are working
on the committees.
Patrons for the show include,
President and Mrs. Alexander G.
Ruthven, Dean and Mrs. Lloyd S.
Woodburne, Dean and Mrs. Albert
C. Furstenberg, Dr. and Mrs. John
Alexander, Dr. and Mrs. Carl E.
Badgley, Dr. Margaret Bell, Dr. James
Bruce, Dr. and Mrs. Max Peet, Mr.
and Mrs. Herbert 0. Crisler, and
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel A. Graham.
Women May Apply
For Counselor Posts
At Sixth Girls' State
Applications for positions as coun-
selors at the Wolverine Girls' State
are due at noon Saturday in room
14, Barbour Gym.
Application forms for the posts may
be obtained in room 15 Barbour, ac-
cording to Miss Marie Hartwig. The
Girls' State is to be held from June
24 to July 1 on the University cam-
Approximately 220 girls of high
school age will attend the state, which
is sponsored by the American Legion

Don't Let the Sun
Spoil Your Fun!

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mertinme your eyes re-
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