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29. 1947


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Ticket Sales
For Dance
Will Begin
'Manila Square' Proceeds
To Benefit Philippine 'U';
Doolittle To Provide Music


'The Best


JQ Play,



To Have Final
The curtain will ring up on the
final performance of "The Best
Years." Junior Girls Play, at 8:30
p.m. today in Lydia Mendelssohn
Tickets for the play are still



Tickets for "Manila Square," a available from 2 to 8:30 p.m. today
country-style dance to benefit the at the Lydia Mendelssohn box of-
University of the Philippines, will fice.
go on sale next week in the Union, "The Best Years" is a musical
the League desk, campus book- comedy concerning the strug-
stores and a booth in University --
The dance will be given fromE
9 p.m. t. midnig4ht Saturday, Apr il
19. in Watrma n Cyma ium. Tim+
Doolittlepand hiro band -ill e-a
Since numerous formal dances
are being pre ented 'riday night1
the committee ha: dcided to B b S r n
make "Manila Square," a semi-
coed-bid affair. Both men and The Michigan Technic will pro-
women may invite dates. This sent the annual spring Slide Rule
arrangement will allow women Ball, featuring Bob Strong and his
to relay their formal dates, orchestra, fiom 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.#
"Manila Square" is being pre- I Friday, April 18, in Waterman
sented by the Joseph Ralston Hay- Gymnasium.
den Memorial Library Committee Tickets are now available to the
to raise money to rebuild at the whole campus and may be pur-
University of the Philippines a chased from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in


gles of women students for rec-
ognition on campus, beginning
in 1870 when Madelon Stock-
well was the first woman to be
admitted to the University.
All roles in the production are
taken by junior women, including
those of participants in a Re-
gent's meeting, football players.
a bartender and a "Barbershop
Thirteen original musical
numbers are presented. Songs
fnr the play were written by
Avis MCrilles, Nancy Schiller,
Betty Spillman, Ruthann Perry
Fitz erald and Marty Delano.
"The Best Years" was written,
acted and produced by junior
coeds under the chairmanship of
Doris Miller and directed by
Kathleen Watson and Betty Stew-
Junior Girls Play as been pre-
sented annually since 1904 in
honor of the graduating wamen.
The first production was staged
in Sarah Caswell Angell Hall in
Barbour Gymnasium. Later the
plays were given in the Whitney
Theatre downtown, when it was
first opened to men in Ann Ar-
From 1922 to 1928 the proceeds
from the play were added to the
League Building fund. JG Play
was very elaborate at, this time,
often having a week's run. Since
1920 the play has been presented
in Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
For several years the plays were
written by graduate students,
alumni and even professional
writers. "Take It from There"
and "There's Room for All," staged
respectively in 1945 and 1946 were
written by junior women.
Women T old
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library which will be named in
honor of Joseph Ralston Hayden,
former professor of political sci-
ence here.
Since the theme of the dance
will be country-style, women are
requested to wear peasant skirts
and men to wear blue jeans, fa-
tigues, or other very informal
Doolittle and his band will play
special numbers for square dan-
cing in addition to their regular
music for social dancing. There
will be three regular dances and
one old-fashioned square dance
to each set.
Decorations and programs will
also fit the country dance theme.
Cokes will be available to the
dancers at the refreshment bar.
'Beaux Arts'
Ticket Sales
Will Continue
Tickets are on sale this week in
each of the eight houses of West
Quad for "Beaux Arts," the cos-
tume ball to be presented from 9
p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, April 18,
in the Union Ballroom.
The (lance, which takes the
place of their annual spring for-
mal, is being sponsored by the
residents of West Quad. However,
invitiations have been sent to
several other men's residences, in-
cluding Fletcher Hall and Vaughan
All women attending "Beaux
Arts" will receive 1:30 a.m. late
Lee Stewart and his orchestra
will provide the music for dancing
in a Parisian artists' atmosphere.
Hundreds of balloons suspended
from the ceiling have been added
to the decorations.
The committee has announced
that prizes will be awarded for
the best and most original cos-
tumes. The possibility of having
a parade of floats before the dance
is still being discussed.
WAA Clubs Plan
Meetings Today
open its spring season with a hike
to Saginaw forest at 1:30 p.m. to-
The group will assemble at Bar-
bour Gym and begin the trip from
there, planning to return by 4:30
p.m. Plans will be discussed at
this time for this season. The
club will have a full program in-
cluding hosteling, canoe trips and
bicycle trips.
Everyone interested is invited
to attend and first semester fresh-
men are eligible. Those having
questions may call Joan Richard-
son, club manager, at 3018.
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will meet al 10 p.m. today in the
Union Pool.
Parties Scheduled
Informal record dances sched-
uled for today will be given by
Alpha Delta Phi, Sigma Phi Delta,
Tau Delta, Delta Kappa Epsilon,
Phi Sigma Kappa, Delta Sigma
Delta, Zeta Beta Tau, Phi Upsilon,
Sigma Phi Upsilon. Pi Lambda
Phi, Lambda Chi Alpha, Sigma
Nu and Phi Kappa Psi.
Alpha Rho Chi will present an
open house from 5 to 6 p.m. to-

University Hall, at the Engine
Arch and in the Union. The ball
is traditionally formal and men
owning tuxedos are urged to wear
them. However, because of the
acute shortage of men's evening
attire the dance has been publi-
cized as "formal-optional."
Decorations Feature Slide Rule
The decorations committee plans
to carry out the engineering theme
with several large slide rules, blue-
prints and revolving gears. The
dance programs will also bear an
engineering design.
Bob Strong and his orchestra
have recently been in demand for
college dances in the Midwest.
After establishing himself on the
national radio networks, Strong
moved to the Eastern ballroom cir-
cuit and then into the Midwestern
college dance circuit. Featured
with Strong's orchestra are Jo
Ann Talley and Don Bailey, vocal-

I N T E N T W A T C H E R S- Roger Atwood King, 3, and his cat, Cicero, are interested
observers of Oscar, a pet turtle, in the King home in Whittier, Calif.

LAST RESORT-The name of the girl and the idetification
of the two gadgets were lost.

ists, and Johnny Carroll, trumpe-
ter. Sheer N ln
l ons
Late Permission Granted
Women attending the dance will A misunderstanding as to the
receive 1:30 a.m. late permission means used by hosiery companies
through the Office of the Dean of to indicate the sheerness or ser-
Women. The central committee viceability of nylon stockings
stated that corsages will not be seems to be widespread among
worn except by the guests of the American women.
ball committee members. The "gauge" of nylons, contrary
Arrangements have been made to popular opinion, does not indi-
with the University to have late cate the sheerness of the hose. A
bus runs out to Willow Run Vil- gauge is actually a knitting unit
lage in order to accommodate on a hosiery machine that mea-
residents of the Village who will be sures one and one-half inches.
attending Slide Rule Ball The The number of yarns needled to
committee has a list ofthe names each gauge determines the con-
and addresses of babysitters in struction of the stockings. There-
An AddrssesWoflbabysittersifore, 51 gauge hose are 6 yarns
Ann Arbor and Willow Village heavier to each one and one-half
available for that evening. inches than 45 gauge hose.
.am.u. "Denier" tells the actual weight
us Activity of the yarns. The term is com-
parable to "thread" in silk, and
Point System "ply" in wool yarn. The higher
the denier, the heavier will be the
Changes M ade yarns. In nylon and rayon, 20
denier, 30 denier and 40 denier'
A number of changes and ad- correspond to silk 2 thread, 3
ditions have been made to the sys- thread and 4 thread, respective-
tem of giving coeds points for the ly, in determining the thickness
work they have done in extra- of a stocking.
curricular activities. Denier determines sheerness
All the points given are for one and may be shown by stretching
semester or for the duration of a hose over the palm of the hand.
project. Heads of student govern- Gauge determines construction,
ment committees receive 10 points, which may be seen by stretching
and members receive 4. hose over the back of the bana.
Additional points for activities At present there is a scarcity of
are Play Production, 4; pledge 51 gauge knitting machines, but
teas chairmen, 4; members 0-2: thos does not mean that sheer 20
Michigan Maize; heads of com- denier hose may not be purchased.
mittees, 7-8; members, 4-6; par- o<o <o =o <ome
ticipants in shows. 1-6, depending
on the number of broadcasts in
which they appear. t, Diamonds
No activity points are given forQand
ushering, G u i l d memberships,
Sunday school teaching, scout Weddi g
troops, dormitory papers or dor-S nRngo
mitory committees. V
The only activities which count
are those directly connected with 1
the University, p717 North University Ave.
Excerpts from Famous Speeches
of Two Outstanding Leaders
Recordedb O
MeI faiuous Ne i York, radio sti on, wILhile Those men
de i rced their now -faous speeches.
* First Inaugural Address
0 "Dagger in the Back" speech
0 Four Freedoms" speech
0 "Prayer for D-Day~ speech
*"Never' in the ~field f nficti



GI A N T S P I N D L E -- A 20,000-kilowatt steam turbine spindle for an installation on Staten
Island, New York, is mounted on a huge lathe in the Westinghouse plant in South Philadelphia, Pa.,
to be checked for size to prevent steam leakage and assure peak efficiency. It will provide power for
shipyards, rail shops, refineries and factories. -

P R O U D SMOKE EATER --Well booted for the occa-.
sion, five-year-old Edward De Luga of Chicago takes advantage
of a spring day to put his fire engine in tiptop shape for any pos-
sible emergency calls.

Contribute To The Red Cross!


Q U EN--Miss Peggy Boyle,
chosen "carnation queen" for
sessions of the National Flower
Show in Chicago, poses in a
spring bonnet appropriate to her
royal position

B U S H M A N--Big attraction
at the Lincoln Park zoo, Chi-
cago, is Bushman, 6 feet 2 inches,
weighing 550 pounds, and now
19 years old. Shown nibbling
celery, his favorite foodl, Bush-
man is rated the largt gorilla'
in captivity.

K A I 1D T R A N S I T - On a trip from Shreveport to Minden, La., C. R. Conrad, airport opera-
tor, takes along his motorbike, lashed to one of the metal floats on his light plane, to be sure of ground
4ransportation when he arrives at his flight destination.

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