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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1946

THE MIiGHIG.AN IIAILY

PAGE FIVE

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Speaker To Discuss
Current Problems.
fkt fssembly Event
Mrs. V. C. Perkins Will Highlight Assembly
Affair, Honoring Outstanding Independent
Coeds for Scholarship, Activity Achievement

Dean Announces Newly Organized Committees
Part-Time Jobs Announced for Soph Cabaret

Highlighting the program of As-
sembly's annual Recognition Night,
which will be held 7:30 p,m., Tues-
day, in the League Ballroom, will be
Mrs. Virginia Chase Perkins of the
University English Department, who
will discuss "Women in a Changing
World."
Miss Perkins is the author of sev-
eral books and articles, and was a
winner of the Hopwood Award for
fiction in 1940.. Included among her
list of works is the English textbook
and novel, The American House,
which was later syndicated, and was
also a Book of the Month Club rec-
ommendation. She has had a num-
ber of articles and stories published
in such nationally famous magazines
as, "The Atlantic Monthly," "Com-
monwealth," "The New England
Quarterly," "Good Housekeeping,"
and others.
Fiction Reviewer
In addition, Mrs. Perkins was, at
one time, the fiction reviewer for the
"Boston Transcript," and has writ-
ten for the "Christian Science Mon-
itor." Educated at Mt. Holyoke Col-
lege, University of Minnesota, and
here at the University, she has lec-
Wi Ilow Run Dance
ostesses Needed
Any risidents of league houses in
zones III, IV, or V, who are inter
ested in acting as hostesses at the
Willow Run Dance to be presented
8:30 p.m. tomorrow at West Lodge,
are asked to contact Allene Golinken
at 2-4471.
.Those coeds who are unable to
reach Miss Golinken by phone, should
leave a note with their names and
the names of their league houses in
her box in the Undergraduate Of-
fice, of the League.

tured throughout the middle west on
educational and current literature.
In her talk for Tuesday's affair,
Mrs. Perkins will discuss the diffi-
culties met by women in obtaining
the position which they enjoy today,
and will speak of the problems pe-
culiar to women college graduates.
Traditional Event
Recognition Night is a traditional
Assembly event, honoring independ-
ent women with outstanding schol-
arship and scholastic achievements,
and was initiated during the war to
replace the Awards Banquet.
Awards for exceptional scholarship
records will be presented by Ira M.
Smith, Registrar of the University, to
the two coeds in the sophomore, jun-
ior, and senior classes who main-
tained the highest average during
the past year. Activity honors will
be presented to the two women in
each class who have been most out-
standing in extra-curricula work, by
Ellen Hill, president of the League.
Honors Plaque
The names of those women who
receive honors will be added to the
plaque on which are inscribed the
names of coeds who have been recog-
nized in the past, and following the
evening's program, refreshments will
be served.
Tickets may be purchased from
individual league house and dormi-
tory presidents, and abooth will be
set up in the League for those women
who are unable to procure tickets at
their residences.
The project committee of Mor-
tarboard will meet at 5 p.m. to-
day in the League. Betty Lou
Bidwell,. president, asked all
other Mortarboard members who
are interested in the project to
attend this meeting.

PIANO PRODIGY--Blond, six-year-old Doris Webster, daughter if Mr.
and Mrs. William R. Webster of Fredericksburg, Va., was rated a prod-
igy by contest judges in Washington who heard her rendition of piano
classics.

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Open to Coeds
Hospital, LeagueOpportunities
Schedule of Working Hours
Available at Office of Dean
The office of the Dean of Women
announces that there are now a va-
riety of part-timejob openings for
women students.
The University Hospital needs two
research workers, and women are
needed at the Michi:.an League. Stu-
dents interested in working at the
League should apply at the Office of
Dean of Women where they can
learn the schedule of working hours.
There have been several requests
for students to live in private homes
and earn their room and board by
giving a certain number of hours
household assistance. The public
school system needs students to help
serve noon hour lunches to the
school children.
The telephone company will now
take applications for part-time em-
ployment, ahid students are needed to
pose for art classes. The Office of
the Dean of Women has a list of baby
sitters, but they are glad to have the
names of any women interested in
this work, together with their sched-
ules of free hours. Baby sitters are
reminded that they must keep Uni-
versity closing hours.
Students interested in applying
for part-time employment may apply
at the Office of the Dean of Women
where they will be referred to job
openings.
Hockey Club
To Play Game
The WAA Hockey Club will play a
challenge game with University High
School at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31
on Palmer Field.
The University High tilt is an an-
nual affair, and it is a highlight of
the Hockey Club season. Last year
the game ended in a scoreless tie.
All members of the Hockey Club
are urged to come out for practice at
4:45 p.m. today and Tuesday, since
the team will be chosen from those
women who have played regularly.
WAA Archer Club
Beg inners To Meet
Archery Club will meet at 4:45
p.m. today in the W.A.B.
This meeting is for beginners, who
will be given score cards in order to
set up a ladder contest. Another
meeting for the experienced archers,

Two new committees have been or-
ganized for Soph Cabaret, according
to Pat Hannagan, publicity chair-
man.
The Patrons Committee, headed by
Jackie Reid, has as members: Shir-
ley Richardson, Elnora Beyer, Jeanne
Hunt, Marilyn Kopel, Pat Merritt,
Barbara Raitt, Shirley Riell, Donna
Rae Seeley, Louise Lawrence, Ger-
aldine Wolfe and Mary Alice Cheney.
T h e Concessions Committee,
which will sell souvenirs in the
League contourse and perhaps
door prizes at the dance, is tem-
porarily headed by Bobby Jo Ream.
Members of this committee are
Betty Barna, Dorothy Beckton,
Betty Blumberg, Jeanne Davin,
Rosemary Brown, Dorothy Hall,
Jacqueline Harper, Jo Hill and
Judy Levin.
The list continues with Margaret
Lewis, Penny Newhall, Mary Cath-
erine Peters, Ruth Peterson, Ami
Polimac, Peggy Rathke, Marian
Razes and June Schauer.
Coeds working on Soph Cabaret
skits are Barbara Bartley, Nellie
Campbell, Shirley Farnsworth, June
Goldberg, Deborah Fidler, Ann Grif-
fen, Barbara Houghton, Beverly
Keicik, Barbara Laun, Marcia Lipp-
sett, Ethel Morrison, Betty Peck, Ar-
lynn Rosen, Ginny Steiger, Sally Von
Minden, Margie Zeller, Marcia Can-
ter, Gene Inyart and Lynn Ritten-
baum, according to Gwen Sperlich,
chairman.
18iermbers of the hostess commit-
tee are Betty Barna, Edith Bar-
nett, Marydel Berger, Harriet Bli-
man, Joan Cage, Jean Chidester,
Teddy Courtney, Lida, Dailes, Doro-
thy Ellis, Nathalie Elliott, Harriet
Ewing, Nan Finley, Ann. Follinger,
Mildred Fox, Mabel George, Mir-
ianbGrant, Beverly Haley, Arlette
Harbour and Marjorie Hilsinger.
The list continues with Betty Jane
Holton, Barbara Houghton, , Sue
Hunt, Ruth Jadrosich, Gwen Keister,
Joanne Kitchen, Betty Lieman, Joe

Ellen Litton, Betty Marcus, Natalie
Mattson, Lois Maycock, Sally Mc-
Gee, Gloria Miller and Shirley Mey-
er.
Also working on the hostess
committee are Claire Morey, Sally
Pemberton, Kate Polier, Marilyn
Rogers, Beverly Rowan, Lucille
Saxman, Joan Schaeffer, Nancy
Scheademan, Virginia Seput,
Maxime Smith, Shirley Smith,
Esther Stulberg, Catherine Tillot-
son, Karla Walton, Judith Webber
and Betsy Williams.
Coeds working on Cabaret commit-
tees whose names have not yet been
announced are Mary Campbell and
Ilene Bloss, costumes; Naomi Krause,
Jo Richardson, Edythe Rogal, Ann
Stivers and Barbara Holland, fi-
nance; Betsy Driscal, Dorothy Hart,
Barbara Sickels and Elspeth Stuart,
decorations; Elsa Fisher, ushers; Nan
Schlodeman, fortune telling; and
Nancy Patton, Mary B. Wilson and
Pat Barrow, Publicity.
The script for the Cabaret floor-
show has been approved and re-
hearsals are now in progress, Miss
Hannagan stated.
Soph Cabaret News
The Refreshments committee of
Soph Cabaret will meet at 5 p.m. to-
day in the League.
The Patrons committee of the.
Cabaret will meet at 7:30 p.m. today
in the League. The rooms for both
meetings will be posted on the bulle-
tin board at the League Main Dhesk.
Dianoids
and
Wedding
71 Rings
717 North University Ave.

By LOIS KELSO
FINE A NEWSPAPER as The Michigan Daily undoubtedly is, one some-
times wishes it would reveal more of the fascinating details which are
so unaccountably omitted from its news stories.
In last Wednesday's paper there was the statement that, "Elliott
Lawrence, 21-year-ld newcomer to the top-flight dance band world,
has been chosen by student demand to play for the Homecoming
Dance." The story then hit the high spots of Elliott's rise to fame, but
there was no further mention of the student uproar which resulted in
his choice for the Homecoming Dance.
S0 RARE is any expression of the wishes of this student body that I feel
The Daily should have devoted more space to the phenomenon. How
many students were involved in the demonstration? And how did they
force the Varsity Committee to comply with their wishes?
Perhaps there was a parade under President Ruthven's windows;
possibly there was a bonfire, and speeches by the latest aspirants to the
Student Legislature or a Union vice-presidency; maybe a session of
the Legislature was interrupted with threats of armed violence from
the impassioned followers of Elliott Lawrence
MORE PEACEABLE means may have been adopted, like terribly clever
remarks on the blackboard in Angell Hall Smoker, floods of letters to
The Daily, or blackmail of the Varsity Committee.
Whatever form this outburst of student opinion took should certainly
have been revealed to The Darily's avid readers. Revolutionary as the idea
may seem, I think it almost as worthy of publication as the half-page of
scathing criticism of President Truman appearing in the same issue, and so
much kinder.

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DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN

Zeta Phi Eta sorority will meet to-
morrow at 4:30 p.m. at the fourth
floor of Angell Hall. All members
are requested to attend.

(Continued from Page 4)
Because of limited facilities at Camp
Davis it is imperative that all stu-
dents- expecting to elect courses in
surveying at Camp Davis report im-
mediately to Prof. Harry Bouchard,
209 W. Eng. Bldg.
Willow Run Dances: Girls from
Zones III, IV and V who wish to go
to the dance Friday night, please
leave your name in the undergradu-
ate office or contact Allene Golinkin
at 2-4471.
WILLOW RUN VILLAGE:
WEST LODGE:
8:30-11:30 p.m., Fri., Oct. 25, Stu-
dent Dance, Jerry Edwards' Orches-
tra.
WEST COURT
2:00 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 24. Open
class in Child Care, sponsored by
the Washtenaw County Health De-
partment.
8:00 p.m. University of Michigan
Extension Class in Elementary Psy-
chology. Mr. Herbert Meyer, Instruc-
tor.

:00 p.m. Little Theatre Group.
8:00 p.m., Fri., Oct. 25, Classical
Recordings, Mr. Weldon Wilson
commentator.
Academic Notices
The preliminary doctoral examina-
tion in chemistry will be held at the
following times: Analytical Chemis-
try, Oct. 25; Organic Chemistry, Oct.
29; Physical Chemistry, Nov. 1.
Anyone wishing to take one or
more of these examinations should
consult with a member of the Grad-
uate Committee in Chemistry.
Physical Chemistry Seminar will
meet at 4:15 p.m. today in Rm. 151
Chemistry Bldg. Prof. L. O. Brock-
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