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Decorations Will Follow Greek Theme;
Drawing For Door Prizes To Be Held



Olympic Ball, traditional all-
campus semi-formal, will be pre-
sented from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fri-
day in the League Ballroom.
Allan Townsend and his band
Benefits Told
The organization of the Michi-
gan Alumnae Association and the
benefits to be received from it were
explained at a Daily interview by
Mrs. Lucille B. Conger, Executive
Secretary, for the information of
graduating seniors who may wish
to join.
Scroll, Mortar Board and Senior
Society, campus honor societies,
form the nucleus of a group that
tries to keep graduates in touch
with campus activities.
This group works closely with
the Alumnae Office in the League,
and mainly by means of a monthly
bulletin carries news of campus to
organized alumnae clubs.
Through cooperation with the
various Michigan Alumnae clubs
in the country, campus leaders
may become leaders in extra-cam-
pus projects after graduation.
Golf Club Plans
Meeting in WAB
The Pitch and Putt Club, the
golf organization of WAA, will hold
a meeting at 5:15 p.m. Thursday
in the WAB.
All women who wish to receive
credit for Golf Club should at-
tend this meeting. Those who
have not paid their dues of 25c
should do so at this time.
The golf tournament has been
extended to May 19 because of the
rain. Tournament scores should
be handed in to the matron at the
WAB and should be signed by the
golf partners with the notation
that they are tournament scores
for Mrs. Stewart Hanley.

will provide the music for the
dance. Townsend is known to stu-
dents for his weekly appearance
at the Campus Casbah.
Tickets for the dance may be
purchased in the League, Union, on
the diagonal or from any member
of the men's or woman's physical
education clubs. The dance is open
to all students on campus,}
Theme Will Be GreekC
Decorations will center around
a theme of ancient Greece. A huge
figure of Oenomaus, King of Olym-
pia, will survey the dancers from
his throne at the east end of the
ballroom. Clouds will give the im-
pression that the ballroom is situ-
ated at the top of Mount Olympus.
On the wall will be portrayed the
ancient legend of Greece. Oeno-
maus had offered his daughter,
Hippodamia, to any suitor who
could escape with her. It was the
custom for the king to pursue the
fugitives and to kill the unlucky
suitor. Pelops, the fourteenth as-
pirant, was the winner. He then
founded the Olympic games in
honor of his victory.
Door Prizes To Be Given
Intermission entertainment will
include the drawing for door prizes
which will be along the Olympic
theme. Rhythm classes will pre-
sent a demonstration.
Pictures will be taken with
Olympic flags in the background.
Late permission until 1:30 a.m. has
been granted for all women at-
tending. The central committee
has asked that no corsages be
President Ruthven
To Be Host at Tea
President and Mrs. Alexander
G. Ruthven will be hosts to the en-
tire campus from 4 to 6 p.m. to-
day when they open their home for
the bi-monthly Ruthven Tea.
The Law quadrangle, Helen
Newberry Residence, Beta Theta
Pi fraternity, Pi Beta Phi sorority
and several League Houses will be
special guests at today's tea.

'M-7' Ticket
Sales Begin
Seniors may buy tickets for
"M-47," the 1947 Senior Ball, to-
day through Saturday at the booth
in University Hall.
Sales will be held from 9 a.m. to
noon and from to 4 p.m. today and
tomorrow, and from 9 a.m. ti noon
Saturday. Purchasers should pre-
sent student identification cards
when buying tickets. Plans to open
ticket sales to members of all
classes will be announced later, ac-
cording to Nancy Loud, ticket
The Senior Ball will be pre-
sented from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fri-
day, May 23, at the Intramural
CBuilding, and will feature the
music of DickJurgens and his or-
chestra. Women students have
been granted 2:45 a.m. permission
for the annual formal.
Dick Jurgens is noted for his
appearances throughout the Mid-
west and on the Coast. While in
the Marine Corps, he played for
service audiences. Among the hit
tunes which he has composed are
"Careless." "One Dozen Roses,"
and "Elmer's Tune."
Decorations for the Senior ball
will include advertisements and
reminders of college days which
will transform the I-M Building
into a Michigan highway.

The annual spring formal spon-
sored by the Newman Club will be
held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday
in the Union ballroom.
Frank Tinker, who plays for the
regular Union dances, will provide
the music for the affair. An inter-
mission entertainment program is
being planned by members of the
The ballroom will be decorated
along a Springtime theme, com-
plete with maypoles and large pa-
per flowers, in conformance with
Newman club tradition. The com-
mittee has made plans to present
a corsage of a gardenia to each of
the women attending the dance. as
well as giving out attractive dance
Tickets may be purchased at the
Union, dormitories, and the New-
man Club office in the student
chapel. The dance will be open to
all students on campus, but sales
will be limited to 400 couples to
avoid crowded dancing.
The Newman Club is a religious
and social organization of Catho-
lic students. It has a membership
of 800, and is the largest student
group on campus.

Club To



Scroll's Ninth
Year Begins
At University
Tihe twenty newly-elected mem-
bers of Scroll tapped at Installa-
tion Night will help launch the so-
ciety into the ninth year of its ex-
Scroll. honorary society for sen-
ior affiliated women, was founded
in 1939 as a League Council proj-
ect. Basis for selection was set up
as character, extracurricular ac-
tivities and scholarship. Miss
Ethel A. McCorm'nick, League Social
Director, is the sponsor.
Twenty women were presented
with small parchment scrolls tied
with blue ribbon in the tapping
of 1939 and of Monday. Initiation
is held at 7 a.m. on the morning
following the tapping. Members
are presented with small gold
scroll pendants as a symbol of
their honor. Navy blue outfits
with yellow hair ribbons disiin-
guish new members on campus.
Scroll projects include the an-
nual dinner honoring members of
Mortar Board, Senior Society, and
the Board of Directors of the
Alumnae Council. Scroll Call is
a newsletter compiled by one
member of each year's club and
which is mailed to all members of
the society.

Coed groups from dormitories,'
sororities, and league houses will
sing to victory in the contest fora
they Lantern Night trophy which
'will be awarded Monday, May 19,
in Hill Auditorium.
Helen Newberry Residence, win-
ner for the past two consecutive
years, will defend the trophy.
Rules for the songs state that no
song may be over three minutes,
no soloists may be used and not
more than 3 singers may partici-
Application for places on the
s rogrami will be open until Sat-
urday; they may be made by
calling Pat Newberg at 2-4471.
Participating houses now num-
ber 27. Positions in the pro-
gram are determined by draw-
Lantern Night, an outgrowth of
s Cap Night, is for the main pur-
pose of honoring the graduating
senior women. The traditional
s line of march will assemble at
_ 6:45 p.m. in front of Angell Hall.
In the Line of March each
senior will be flanked by four
underclassmen. Seniors will don
caps and gowns for the occasion.
Underclassmen will wear colored
bows denoting their academic
year. Juniors will wear yellow,
sophomores red, and freshmen
green. Sixteen coeds are need-
ed to assist in forming the line,
and coeds wishing to help are
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A second and third place and
three honorable mentions will be
given for the winning songs. The
participation cup will also be
awarded for the house having the
most activities points in WAA
McNalI To Play
At Final League
Dance Saturday
The last in the series of League
dances for all independent women
on campus swill be held from 2 to 5
p.m. Saturday in the League ball-
Tom McNall and his orchestra
will provide the music for danc-
ing. Refreshments will be served
and cards supplied for those inter-
ested in playing bridge. Special
mixer dances have been planned.
This last dance will be free to
all independent women attending
as well as to men. Shirlee Rich,
publicity chairman, urged students
to attend and "dance to relax be-
fore studying for finals."
Other committeenmembers in-
elude Blanche Berger, general
chairman; Gladys Relkin, assist-
ant chairman; Ruth Jadrosich,
decorations; and Libby Meyers,


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Coed Houses Will Compete
For Lantern Night Awards

Mixer Dance
Ticket Sales
To End Today
Today is the last day that tick-
ets may be purchased for the AVC
sponsored mixer "Chance Dance"
to be held from 9 p.m. to midnight
Friday at the Masonic Auditorium.
Tickets are on sale in Univer-
sity Fall and the Engineering
Arch, and may be purchaser by all
men students.
Tickets will bear the name and
address of one coed who has been
invited to attend, and the man
buying the ticket is to escort her
to the dance. Throughout the eve-
ning drawings will be held to de-
termine new partners for each
dance. Each women will be escort-
ed home by the man with whom
she has the last dance.
Men students are urged to pur-
chase their tickets today as invi-
tations must be sent out and
"dates" arranged before Friday.
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of Chicago recently announced the
engagement of their daughter,
Melody, to Mr. William Hollatz,
son of Mr. and Mrs. William S.
Hollatz, of Chicago. Miss Damon,
a sophomore in the literary col-
lege, is a member of Alpha Chi
Omega. Mr. Hollatz is attending
De Pauw University in Chicago
and belongs to Delta Kappa Epsi-
The recent marriage of Miss
Virginia Mae Simpson, daughter
of Mrs. Earnest C. Simpson and
the late Connecticut Superior
Court Justice, Earnest C. Simpson,
of New Haven, Conn. to John
Addington of East Aurora, N. Y.,
has been announced.
Mrs. Addington, Smith Collegel

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Law alumna, was formerly with
Chadbourne, Wallace, Parke &
Whiteside, New York. Mr. Adding-
ton, graduate of Harvard Univer-
sity, will complete his studies at
the University of Michigan Law
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Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Osgood of
St. Johns have recently announced
the engagement of their daughter,
Janet Marie, to Mr. Robert S.
Lawson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy
Lawson of Plymouth. Miss Osgood
a junior in the School of Educa-
tion, is a member of Alpha Omi-
cron Pi as well as Wyvern and
Mortarboard honorary sororities.
Mr. Lawson belongs to the Chi Phi
fraternity and is a senior in the
School of Business Administration.
Mr. and Mrs. David Kimel of
Highland Park, N. J. have an-
nounced the engagement of their
daughter, Jean, to Mr. Harold
Rosen, son of Dr. and Mrs. Robert
Rosen, of Detroit. Miss Kimel, a
senior in the School of Education,
is a member of Sigma Delta Tau
and Sigma Alpha Iota. Her fiance
is a senior in the School of Busi-
ness Administration and belongs
to Zeta Beta Tau.
Mrs. James Agard Gould of St.
Charles has recently announced
the engagement of her daughter.
Patricia Jean, to George Edwardl
Brand, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs.
G. E. Brand of Detroit. Miss
Gould received her bachelor of
science degree from Michigan'
State College in 1945. took grad-
uate work at the Merrill -Palmerl
School in Detroit and is now
studying for her master's degree
at the University.
Mr. Brand was graduated from
Dartmouth College where lie was
Phi Beta Kappa. He studied at
the University of Minnesota and
Harvard University before enter-
ing the University Law School
where he is now enrolled. He is
a member of Phi Alpha Delta. The
wedding will take place in June.
Senior Society, honorary society
for independent women, will in-
itiate new members at 7:45 p.m.
today in the League Chapel. E
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