FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1946
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
VO Black Cat Ball
Be Held Today
Frank Tinker's Band Will Provide Music;
Halloween Is Decoration, Program Theme
Surrounded by an atmosphere of
spooks and goblins, students will
dance to the music of Frank Tinker
and his orchestra at the Black Cat
Ball to be held from 9 p.m. to mid-
night today in the Union Ballroom.
The remaining ticKets will be sold
all day at the Union, and from 11
a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Diagonal. Be-
cause the dance is being sponsored
by the Veterans Organization, all
members will receive a 50% discount
at the door.
Skirts and Sweaters
The Black Cat Ball will be in-
formal, and skirts and sweaters will
be worn. Unique ballroom decora-
tions, and novel dance programs will
create a Halloween atmosphere.
There will be a scarecrow near the
entrance to the dance floor, and
pumpkins, witches, and black cats
will carry out the Halloween theme.
There will be a fire in the fire-
place, and barrels of popcorn will be
placed around the ballroom. Instead
of the 800 tickets usually sold for
Union dances, the number of couples
attending the Black Cat Ball will be
limited to 500 to prevent overcrowd-
During intermission there will be
a program of traditional Hallowe'en
games and group singing. The com-
mittee will distribute mimeographed
song sheets so that everyone may par-
Lynne Sperber and Bill Haydon
are general co-chairm~en of the cen-
tral dancecommittee, and Lou Doh-
erty is in charge of tickets. Chet
Pratt, Paul Rasmussen, and Warren
Lamont head the decorations com-
mittee, and Jeanne Baird is in
charge of programs. Alice Olson and
Barbara Strunsky are chairmen of
the publicity committee.
Sue Cross, national official hockey
player, will officiate and instruct the
Hockey Club and physical education
majors from 8 to 10 a.m. today. All
Hockey Club members and physical
education majors are urged to take
advantage of this opportunity
To Be Emceed
By Ben. Fader
The Campus Casbah, open from 9
p.m, to midnight today and tomorrow'
in the League Ballroom, will feature
Ben Fader, "gag man," as master of
Nafe Alley, who acted as emcee
last weekend will take the audience
on a tour of Hollywood with his im-
personations. June Collins will per-
form a South American tap dance.
Charlotte Clark will sing semi-
classical songs ir today's program,
and tomorrow's program will be
highlighted by vocals by Rose Der-
derian, recent winner of the La
Scala Opera Company scholarship.
Betty Estes will accompany both
Miss Clark and Miss Derderian.
The Campus Casbah decorations
committee, headed by Doris Smith,
is planning a new decorations scheme
for the night club, and it is hoped
that it will be ready for next week-
end. Any students interested in
working on the decorations are urged
to call Miss Smith at 2-2281.
Tryouts for campus talent for the
Casbah floor show are held at 7:30
p.m. every Tuesday in the League,
the room to be posted at the main
desk. Any students interested in
trying out for the floor show are
urged to attend.
Noon, tomorrow has been set as
deadline for turning in petitions for
the six positions open on the central
committee for Panhellenic Recogni-
tion Night to be given in January.
Petitions may be obtained in the
Social Director's Office of the League
and should be returned to the Un-
dergraduate Office. Any affiliated
sophomore, junior or senior who is
eligible may petition.
Coeds must sign for interviews on
the undergraduate bulletin board.
Interviews will be field from 2 to 5
p.m. Monday, 2 to 5:30 p.m. Wed-
nesday and from 2 to 4 p.m. Thurs-
day. The positions to be filled are
general chairman, program arrange-
ments, programs, patrons, finance
and publicity chairman.
Panhellenic Recognition Night is
presented annually to honor sorority
women for scholarship and activity
records. Awards will be given to the
outstanding sophomore, junior and
Union To Hold
The Union will continue the cus-
tom of holding record dances during
away from home football games when
it presents the first mixer of the sea-
son from 2 to 5 p.m. tomorrow, in the
Special hostesses for the affair are
Veronica Latta, Martha Cook, and
Louise Leckner, Alpha Delta Pi. The
dance is open to the entire student
Students will be able to listen to
the game over the air, or dance to
records until the teams are in scor-
ing position. A scoreboard will be
set up in order that those dancing
may keep in touch with the plays.
[ -H ose ven ts
By Outing Club
The WAA Outing and Camp Coun-
sellor's Clubs will sponsor a hostel
trip tomorrow to the Youth Hostel in
Twenty women will go on the trip,
and will leave at 1 p.m. from the
WAB. Members may either bicycle
or hike, since provisions will be made
for two groups. Food will be fur-
nished by the club.
Membership in the group is limited,
and those members of the clubs who
have not yet registered should do so
immediately. First chance is re-
served for those coeds who have been
active in other Outing and Camp
Counselling projects this year.
Those interested in the hostel trip
may call Joan Richardson at 3018, or
Virginia Howe at 2-4471 for further
Veterans Will Sponsor Fourth
In Willow Run Dance Series
The fourth in a series of weekly
Veterans' Dances will be held from
8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. today at the
West Lodge at Willow Run.
A skit, put on by the men and
women living in Willow Village, will
be featured during the intermission.
Jerry Edwards and his orchestra will
again furnish the music for the
The ballroom will be decorated in
the theme of Haloween. The cafe-
teria will be open to the guests, and
cider and donuts will be served.
Approximately 96 women from
dormitories, league houses and so-
rorities will be guests at the affairs.
Special busses will be provided for
those attending the dance from
campus. They will leave from the
League at 7:15- p.m. and return
there after the dance.
The affair is being held in an ef-
fort to acquaint students living at
Willow Run with those on campus.
Dances of this kind were begun last
year, and due to the popularity shown
this season, plans are being made to
continue the dance weekly.
Plans for future dances include
vocalist Jacqueline Ward, a De-
troit radio singer. A freshman now
living in Betsey Barbour, Miss
Ward was heard daily this sum-
mer over one of the Detroit radio
A new central committee for the
dances is being planned consisting of
nine members, three men and three
women living in Willow Run
Have Been Decontrolled .. .
Nevertheless, prices at the CAMPUS BOOT-
ERY, State Street, will NOT be advanced as
long as wholesale prices do not increase (and
then only in proportion to the increase we have
to pay). You can always look for a square deal
Despite the out of town football
game, sororities, dorms, and fraterni-
ties will hold many parties including
hayrides, dances, Halloween parties
and sessions for listening to the game.
Kappa Alpha Theta will hold a
hayride at Saline Farms at 7:15 p.m.
today. Zeta Tau Alpha will hold a
hard times Halloween party today,
and Sigma Delta Tau will combine a
Hallowe'en party with a hot dog
roast today. An informal dance will
be held by Alpha Gamma Delta.
The Alpha Delta Phi's will hold
their pledge formal tomorow. A
western party will be held by Theta
Pi beginning in the afternoon to lis-
ten to the game, followed bya buffet
supper, and ending with a dance.
Stockwell will hold a party from 2
to 5 p.m. tomorrow during which the
residents and their guests will listen
to the game, dance, and play bridge.
Chi Omega and Alpha Epsilon Phi
will celebrate Halloween tomorrow
with informal dances.
Sales To Continue
Tickets for "Time Out," all-cam-
pus semi-formal to be presented for
benefit from 8:30 p.m. to midnight,
Saturday, November 9, in the Intra-
mural Building, will continue to be
sold from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today in
Room 2, University Hall.
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