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Dean Bursley Will Be Honored at Tea Today

. Appreciation To

Be Shown

For 26 Years of Guidance

All students are invited to at-
tend a tea honoring Dean Emeri-
tus Joseph A. Bursley from 3 to
5 p.m. today in the Michigan
The tea is in appreciation of
the guidance he has given to Uni-
versity students during his 26
years as Dean of Students.
Dean Bursley will be introduced
informally to those present by
twenty hosts and hostesses. The
members of the Executive Coun-
cils of the Michigan Union, Michi-
gan League, Panhellenic Associa-
tion, Assembly Association and
the Inter-fraternity Council are
the sponsors of the tea.
Dean Bursley is a graduate of
ATO To Hold
Blackfoot B .all
Alpha Tau Omega fraternity
will present its traditional annual
Blackfoot Ball from 9 p.m. to 1
a.m. Friday, April 18 in the
The formal dance will be invi-
tational, and the members of the
Michigan chapter of ATO, the
national officers and membhers
from every chapter in the state
will attend. Invited guests will
include presidents of all sororities,
fraternities and dormitories on
campus, as well as editors of all
campus publications.
The entire second floor of the
League will be used for the ball,
and Allan Townsend and his or-
chestra will play. Decorations will
follow a VooDoo theme. A surprise
program of intermission entetain-
ment is being planned.
The Blackfoot B"ll was inaug-
urated at VML where it celebrat-
ed the rivalry between ATO and
Sigma Nu fraternities. Since then
the dance has been given annually
at every college which has an ATO
James Goldammer has been
chosen general chairman for the
ball. Committee heads are Don-
ald Metz, decorations; Jack Wat-
ers, publicity; Donald McAlonan,
programs and invitations; Rob-
ert§ Shepler and Leigh Smith, fi-
Patrons will include Governor
and Mrs. Kim Sigler and Dr. and
Mrs. Alexander G. Ruthven.

.he University class of '99E. He
egan teaching engineering here
n 1904. He was appointed Dean
if Students, with the duty of be-
.ng "friends, counselor and guide
;o the student body." Dean Burs-
ley retired from his post Feb. 1,
The second floor of the League
will be open for the social event,
including the Concourse, Grand
Rapids Room and Hussey Room.
Vets' Wives Club
To Honor Faculty,
Students at Tea
Faculty members and students
Cf the Schools of Medicine, Den-
tal Surgery, Pharmacy, Music,
Education, Business Administra-
tion, Forestry, Public Health, and
Architecture living at Willow Run
will be honored at a tea to be giv-
en from 3 to 5 p.m. today in the
University Community Center at
Willow Run Village.
Special guests will include Dean
and Mrs. Wells I. Bennett, Dean
and Mrs. Russell A. Stevenson,
Dean and Mrs. Russell W. Bunt-
ing, Dean and Mrs. James B.
Sdionson, and Dean and Mrs.
3amuel T. Dana,
Others who will be present
are Dean and Mrs. Earl V.
Moore, Dean and Mrs. Howard
B. Lewis, Dean and Mrs. Henry
F. Vaughan, Dean and 'Mrs.
Erich Walter, and Col. and Mrs.
Karl E. ilenion.
Concluding the list of guests
are Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Brandon,
Mr. and Mrs. Willett Ramsdell,
Miss Dorothy Chipman, and Mr.
and Mrs. W. B. Farriss..
This is the fourth in a series
of teas given for the different
colleges of the University by the
Wives of Student Veterans Club.
The teas are presented in order
that students and faculty may
become better acquainted in a
social atmosphere.
Chairman of today's tea is Mrs.
R. W. Leithauser. Decorations will
carry out an Easter theme.
The regular Sunday evening
open house will be, held from 7 to
10:30 p.m. today on the second
floor of the League. Music and
cards will be provided.

First JG Play
Held in 1904
J".3ior Girls' Play has been
:resented annually since 1904 in
honor of graduating women.
The first production was a sim-
>1e play presented by six junior
-O(ds in Sarah Caswell Angell
Sall in Barbour Gymnasium. The
'ollowing year, "Every Senior" was
4taged "Fr the warning and
moral awakening of the senior
Other Performances Held
In 1912 a second performance,
which was open to all women on
2ampus, was given. "The Come-
back" in 1915 was performed once
In Toledo, and "Yankie Yogie,"
1916. had a performance in De-
Groit. The play was not opened to
men in Ann Arbor until 1923 when
it was staged at the Whitney
Theatre, downtown.
From 1922 to 1928 the proceeds
from the play were added to the
League building fund. JG Play
was very elaborate at this time,
many times having a week's run.
Since 1920 the play has been pre-
vented in Lydia Mendessohn
Iave Varied Themes
Many and varied themes have
been given, including "For the
Love of Pete" in 1928, "A Feather
in Her Cap" in 1937 and "The
Mulberry Bush" in 1938. In 1942
"No Questions Asked," a musical
comedy, featured scenes in New
York, on a dude ranch, in Sun
Valley and Hollywood and at the
For several years the plays
were written by graduate students,
alumnni,'and even professional
writers. "Take It from There"
and "There's Room for All," staged
in 1945 and 1946 respectively,
were written, acted, directed and
produced by junior women, as is
this year's production, "The Best
Lawyers Sponsor
Traditional Dance
The annual "Crease Ball," a
formal dance sponsored by the
Lawyer's Club, will be held from
9 P.m. to 1 a.m. May 2 in the
League Ballroom.
Committee members include
Roy Tclleson, Jr., chairman; Ned
Glad, assistant chairman; James
O'Connor, ballroom and board;
Monroe Fink, Raw Review, and
Thomas Dougherty, tickets and
A faculty-student tea, hon-
oring the education depart-
ment, will be held from 3:30 to
4:30 p.m. Thursday in the Rus-
sian Tea Room of the League.

Assembly Post
Petitions Due
All petitions for Executive Board
posts on Assembly Association will
be due at 5 p.m. tomorrow in the
Undergraduate Office of the
League, according to Jeanne Clare,
Assembly president.
There are seven available posi-
tions on the Board, including three
for eligible independent women
who will be seniors next year.
These are: president, who directs
and coordinates all Assembly ac-
tivities; vice-president in charge
of dormitories, who presides over
dormitory presidents' meetings;
and vice-president in charge of
league houses, who conducts leagueI
house presidents' meetings.
Those eligible independent coeds
who will be juniors or seniors next
year, may petition for the fol-
lowing: secretary-treasurer, who
is responsible for minutes of all
meetings as well as correspond-
ence, the Assembly scrap book,
and the budget; project chair-
man, who directs fund-raising ac-
tivities for the Fresh Air Camp;
social chairman, who directs As-
sembly social events, as well as
those of the various houses; and
personnel chairman, who lists and
contacts women interested in ac-
Further information concerning
the duties of each office will be
posted on the bulletin board in
the Undergraduate Office, or ynay
be secured by consulting the
League President's Report, which
can be found in the League Li-
Petitioners will be required to
submit three references, including
housemother, a faculty member,
and an upperclassman. They will
also be required to bring with
them to the interview, their As-
sembly Membership Cards, and
their eligibility cards.

'Capitalist Ball' Will BerHeldDFrida
Joy To Play at Semni-Formal Dance

Miniature checkbooks will serve
as tick-ets for the "Capitalist Ball,"
te semi- formal dance sponsored
bny thei students of the School of
Business A dinist atio iwhich
vi11 be held from 9 to 12:30 p.m. on
Friday in the Union Ballroom.
The last big dance of the winter
season as well as the last semi-
formal affair before the spring
hclidays, the "Capitalist Ball" will
feature Jimmy Joy and his orches-
tra. Outstanding engagements of
the "Dance with Joy" orchestra
include leading hotel ballrooms in
Chicago, Philadelphia, and San
SPrancisco, as well as Columbia,
Mutual, and National Broadcast-
ing network programs.
Starting as a University of
Texas campus band, Jimmy Joy
has become one of America's
most popular dance bands, in-
cluding among their accomplish-
ments a Texas gubernatorial in-
auguration ball and three con-
secutive seasons as the official
orchestra of the Kentucky Der-
The modern musical trend, ac-
cording to Jimmy Joy, is definite-
ly away from jitterbug music to
a somewhat sweeter style that
still, however, retains the full en-
semble and solid rhythm quali-
Traditionally sponsored by the

Business Administration stu-
dents, next Friday's "Capital-
ist Pall" will be the first of its
kind since 1941, according to
dance co-chairmen Dion Olson
and Art Mack.
Ticket chairmen Pat Woods and
Ken Herring have announced that
dance tickets may be purchased
in University Hall.
Tickets Go on Sole
For 'Slide Rule'
Engineers may buy tickets for
their annual "Slide Rule Ball"
from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow,
and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tues-
day, in the Engineering Arch, East
Engineering Lobby and the north
end of West Engineering Build-
Ticket sales will be open to the
entire campus from 8 a.m. ti 4
p.m. Wednesday, and from 9 a.m.
to 4 p.m. Thursday, and will be
held in the Union, Engineering
Arch and on the Diagonal
Sponsored by the Michigan
Technic, "Slide Rule Ball" will be
held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday,
April 18, in Waterman Gymna-
sium. Formal dress for men is op-

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JG PLAYERS - Sue Smith, left, and Ruthann Perry Fitzgerald,
WAA Activities for Week

Houses which have not been
contacted by the WAA but wish
to enter teams in the softball
tournament, and church groups
wishing to participate in the com-
petition, should call Lucille Sheetz
at 2-3225 by tomorrow in order to
be included in tournament list-


WAA Clubs will meet this week
as follows:
Archery Club: Practice meet-
ings will be held at 4:30 p.m. to-
morrow for experienced archers
and at 5 p.m. Thursday for be-
ginners downstairs in the WAc.
Rifle Club: Regular practice
meeting from 3 to 5 p.m. tomor-
row at the ROTC range. Intercol-
legiate telegraphic match with
the University of Hawaii and reg-
ular practice from 3 to 5 p.m.
Table Tennis: Play on quarter-
and semi-final match of the tour-
nament begins this week. Partici-
pants urged to play their matches
as soon as possible.
Basketball Club: Meeting at 4
p.m. Friday at Barbour Gym.
Members are to come dressed to
Outing Club: Hike to Saginaw
Forest, Saturday.


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