APRIL 16, 1947
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'Michigras' Carnival To Be Held Scholarship
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The 1947 Michigraas will be held
from 7:30 p.m. to midnight Friday
and Saturday, April 25 and 26,
in Yost Field House.
The traditional campus carni-
val will feature a parade preceding
Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Fishman of
Detroit announced recently the
engagement of their daughter,
Dorothy, to Lt. Albert Shipko,
U. S. Army Dental Corps, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Shipko of
Detroit. Miss Fishman was grad-
'iated from the literary college in
January. Her fiance attended
Wayne University and was grad-
uated from the University of De-
troit Dental School.
Mrs. Grace V. Britton of Mid-
land has announced the engage-
ment of her daughter, Lennis, to
Mr. Marvin Swift of Detroit. Miss
Britton will graduate from the
School of Music in June and be-
longs to Alpha Omicron Pi. She is
a member of the Mortarboard, Phi
Beta Kappa, Pi Lambda Theta, Pi
Kappa Lambda, Phi Kappa Phi,
and Sigma Alpha 16ta honorary
The engagement of Miss Ruth
Hoffman to Robert Rodgers, son
of Mr. and Mrs. A. Herbert Rodg-
ers of Nashville, Tenn., has been
announced by her parents, Dr.
and Mrs. Arthur A. Hoffman of
Rockford, Ill. Miss Hoffman is a
senior in music school and is a
member of Alpha Delta Pi soror-
ity. Mr. Rodgers is a junior in
the College of Architecture and is
affiliated with Sigma Alpha' Ep-
the opening of the festivities at
the Field House, and booths, en-
tertainment, games, and refresh-
ments. A special attraction will
be a ferris wheel and other carni-
val-type rides set up inside the
Sponsored by the Union and
the Women's Athletic Associ-
ation, Michigras is being pre-
sented this year for the first
time since 1939, incorporating
many of the old Michigras tra-
ditions in its first postwar re-
The parade will be held Friday,
April 25, and is to include floats
from student residences and cam-
pus organizations, bicycles and
motor bikes and horses. Three
bands will also be included in the
Prizes are to be presented for
the best floats entered, and cash
awards will also be given in the
bicycle and motorbike section,
according to Chuck Bailie, par-
ades co-chairman. The prizes in
the latter section will be award-
ed to the bicycles or motorbikes
with outstanding decorations.
Booths will be set up around the
edges and in the center of the
Field House, and will be sponsor-
ed by dormitories, fraternities,
and sororities. Activities to be
sponsored are to include side
shows and games of various types.
Residence groups are also
scheduled to sponsor hot-dog,
popcorn, spun candy, and soft
drink concessions. During the
carnival entertainment will be
provided in the form of aerial
acrobatic acts performed in the
The ticket price for the carni-
val will include, in addition to
admission to the Field Houe, six
five-cent tickets which may be
used at the individual concessions
and booths. Students may buy ex-
tra tickets inside the Field House,
and all entertainment and re-
freshments will be paid for with
Prizes will be available at in-
dividual booths for those win-
ning the contests there, and
winners may also earn "Michi-
bucks" which may be accumu-
lated toward a larger prize.
Ann Arbor residents, high school
students, and faculty as well as,
University students, are invited
Sophomore and junior women
may now apply for the Ethel A.
McCormick and Mortar Board
The Ethel A. McCormick schol-
arships are $100 each and 'are
awarded to three women who will
be juniors or sophomores.
Mortar Board scholarships a-
mount to $150 and also will be
awarded for service to the Univer-
sity, scholastic achievement and
need for the assistance.
To Be Held
A League dance for all indepen-
dent women on campus will beI
held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday
in the League ballroom.
This series of dances is sponsor-
ed by League House women. Pop-
ular records will supply the music
for dancing at the mixer, cards
will be supplied for those interest-
ed in playing bridge, and refresh-
ments will be served.
Tickets will be on sale at the
door of the ballroom only.
The first, peace-time Military
Ball since 1941 will be presented
by the Scabbard and Blade society
from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, May
16, at the League.
The dance was held annually
before the war, and will be open
to cadets of the Army and Navy
ROTC programs, and persons ac-
tively connected with military
The Committee on Student Af-
fairs recently approved the plans
for the affair.
Petitions for junior positions in
League activities for next year arej
due at noon Saturday in the Un-
dergraduate Office of the League.
Interviewing will extend from
Monday through Saturday, May 2.
Coeds petitioning must bring an
eligibility card signed by the Mer-
it-Tutorial Commnittee to their in-I
terview and must also submitI
either on their petitions or at"
the time of their interview thei
names of a faculty member, house;
Junior Petitions Will Be Due
Saturday at League Office
The junior positions which are
opn are three members of the
Judiciary Council, two members
of the League Interviewing Com-
mittee, one assistant to the Sec-
retary of the League, five assis-
tants to th-e Chairman of Orien-
tation, five assistants to the
e rairmsan of the Merit-Tutorial
Committee, and four assistants to
the Personnel Chairman.
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A compulsory meeting for all
all members of Senior Society
will be held at 7 p.m. today in
Ri. C of the League. The no-
tice in Tuesday's Daily as to
the date of the meeting was in-
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THE WAA BALLET Club will
hold its regular meeting at 7
p.m. today in Barbour Gym.
According to Joanne Bromm,
dance manager, there will be no
meeting of the intermediate sec-
tion, but all coeds interested in
dance may attend the meeting.
rHE DEADLINE for registering
for the all-campus. women's
badminton tournament has been
extended until today.
All women who are interested
should attend a meeting 7:15 p.m.
today in Barbour Gymnasium.
Drawings for the tournament will
be held then.
HE WAA TENNIS Club will
hold an organizational meet-
ing at 5 p.m. today at the WAB.
The Tennis Club will hold an
all-campus women's tennis tour-
nament this semester open only to
club members. There will also be
a mixed doubles tournament for
members of the club and their
Representatives of all houses
sponsoring booths at Michigras
will meet at 5 p.m. today in the
According to Jerry Gaffnay,
booths co-chairman, each house
should send a representative, since
instructions concerning the con-
struction, decorations, and run-
ning of the booths will be dis-
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