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10, 1947 °



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Louis Prima

To Highlight Homecoming Dance,

Oct. 25

Varsity Committee Sponsors Event To Be
Held at IM; Ticket Sales Open on Monday


Highlighting a series of festivi-
ties celebrating the University's
annual homecoming weekend will
be an informal dance sponsored by
the Varsity Committee of the Stu-
dent Legislature to be held from
8:30 p.m. to midnight Saturday,
Oct. 25 in the Intramural Build-
The Homecoming Dance will
again make its mark'on the cam-
pus calendar as one of the year's
big name-band affairs. Louis
Prima, the man who "plays pret-
ty for the people," and his or-
chestra, featuring Cathy Allen as
vocalist and Jimmy Vincent, Jim-
my Dell and Lu Dell, will return
to Ann Arbor to entertain dancers
and listeners.
Appeared here in '46
Prima's most recent appearance
here was in 1946 at Senior Ball,
where he introduced, to the de-

ight of ball-goers, his hit tune
'Coffee Song."
"The committee chose Prima's
)and for this spot," revealed Walt
flee, publicity chairman, "mainly
)n his former success here and his
'eputation of presenting a spar-
ding show." " 'Lov'ble Louis', with
'iis hot trumpet and graven-voice,
s always well-received not only as
i fine musician but as an expert
showman," Klee continued.
Ticket Sales Begin
Sale of tickets for the affair wil
begin Monday, announced Ruth
Sights, ticket chairman, and will
be held in conjunction with the
sale of Varsity Night tickets. Stu-
dents may obtain tickets from 9
a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday,
and Wednesday in University
Hall; from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the
League and the Union; and dur-

ng business hours in three campus
music shops.
Although the dance is restrict-
Yd mainly to students, alumni may
obtain tickets by sending a check
or three dollars together with a
tamped, self-addressed envelope
,o Miss Sights, 1204 Hill. The
check should be made out to the
University of Michigan.
Committee Announced
General chairman for the event
is Chuck Lewis. Other members



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of the committee include Miss
Sights and Carol Lieberman, tick-
ets co-chairmen; Barbara New-
man, in charge of programs and
invitations; Jim Risk and Bud
Webber, building and, grounds;
Marjorie Reber, refreshments
chairman; Pamela Stump and
Virginia Garritson, decorations
co-chairmen; and Bob Tisch, fi-
nance chairman.

SPAR Reunion
Will Be Held
In Washington
The first national reunion of the
SPARs, Women's Reserve of the
U. S. Coast Guard during the war,
will be held Nov. 22 in Washing-
ton, D. C.
Thereunion will herald the fifth
anniversary of the SPARs, who
were officially established by an
Act of Congress on Nov. 23, 1942.
This branch of the women's serv-
ices numbered approximately 12,-
The SPARs served in many vital
capacities during the war. They
replaced members of the men's
branch of the Coast Guard at sta-
tions throughout the United
States, Hawaii and Alaska.
Every ex-Spar is urged to attend
this reunion if it is at all possible.
Those who have the information
concerning the celebration are re-
quested to contact Spars in other
vicinities to make sure that knowl-
edge of the affair is widespread.
The celebration will begin with
a banquet at the Statler Hotel.
The committee in charge of the
event have expressed the hope
that the hotel will be filled to ca-
pacity at the opening banquet.
Any Spar interested in attend-
ing may receive further informa-
tion and details by writing to the
SPAR Reunion Committee, 900
Mass. Avenue, N. E., Washing-
ton D.C.
WAA Announces
Club Meetings
Crop and Saddle, Group II, will
meet for regular riding at 4:30
p.m. today at the WAB.
Members of this group include
Gratia Boice, Marjorie Flint, Car-
01 Morrison, Gretchen Hutzel,
Joan Larsen, Elaine Nagelvoort,
Ann Stewart, and Carol Knevels.
Others are Barbara Thelan, Pat
Reader,.Rosemarie Shoetz, Mary
McPhee, Reate' Oppenheimer, Eil-
len Kane, and Barbara Cutler.
*. * *
Women wishing to join Crop
and Saddle may call Pat Peter,
club manager at 2-3225. A new
riding group will be formed and
new members will be accepted for
this group.
* * *
The WAA Outing Club will hold
a, cookout at 5 p.m. Sunday at
the WAB. Women wishing to at-
tend may call Nancy Vedder, club
manager, at 2-3279, for reserva-
* * *
The WAA Board will entertain
the Department of Physical Ed-
ucation for Women at a tea at
3:30 p.m. today at the WAB.

The coat of the year
sweeping full to
the back, dramati-
cally hooded.
Made of velvety
corduroy in green,
toast, brown,
blue and grey at

'Court' will include Fisk alter-
nating dance sets from 8:30
p.m. to midnight today at the
Intramural Building.
"'Dames' Club
To Organize
The first general meeting of the
Michigan Dames will be held at 8
p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14 at Rackham
Assembly Hall.
The Michigan chapter of the
National Organization of Univer-
sity Dames is open to married'
women students, wives of students,
and wives of internes at University
Hospital. It was organized in 1921
to give the so-called "tied down"
feminine member of the campus
community a chance to share their
experiences, ideas and interests.
Included in this year's interest
clubs will be sections on books, art,
drama, child study, and the Cleff
Club Chorus. Wives of University
faculty will work with the Dames
club groups. Suggestions of inter-
ests from new members is wel-
Truman Refuses
To Give Comment
On Feminine Fad
WASHINGTON, Oct. 9-( P)-
Questions about the Truman-for-
President lapel buttons noted here
yesterday brought laughter and
negative responses today from the
Asked at a news conference
whether he approved the buttons,
first noticed on guests at a Demo-
cratic Women's Day rally, Mr.
Truman said he had not seen
But he added with a grin, he
had seen pictures of the buttons
in a newspaper today, including
some fashioned into ear rings.
Mr. Truman said he did not
think it was within his province
to disapprove anybody's wearing
That naturally brought on a
question about long skirts. And
the President said he didn't think
it necessary to take a position on

Casbah Band
To Entertain
In Ballroom
Fran Wine-Gar and his 12-
piece band will again entertain
Casbah guests with his own
"Pipes of Fran" style from 9 p.m.
to midnight today and tomorrow
in the League Ballroom.
Wine-Gar will continue his
newly-initiated system of receiv-
ing requests for favorite tunes and
announcements of special occa-
sions among the guests. "Requests
were so numerou " admitted Jim
Donelson, orche ra manager,
"that we have made arrangements
to distribute cards among the
crowd. Nola, our vocalist; accepts
the requests and tunes are played
in the order they are received."
Donelson asserted further that
band leaders are more than
pleased to receive requests, since it
gives them an indication of what
their listeners like to hear. Last
weekend "Near You" and "I Wish
I Didn't Love You So" led the Cas-
bah "hit parade."
The entire second floor of the
Lgague will be open to Casbah pa-
trons this week. Cokes will be
served in the Grand Rapids Room
between dances. Tickets are on
sale now in the Undergraduate
Office of the League.
Men To Register
In League Dance
Classes Today
Registration for the men's danc-
ing classes will be held from 2 to
5 p.m. today on the second floor
of the League.
A series of eight lessons will be
instructed by John Lekas, a for-
mer Arthur Murray teacher. The
beginner's class will meet from
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday and
the intermediate classes from 7
to 8 p.m. and from 8:30 to 9:30
p.m. on Tuesdays beginning next
Dance hostesses will serve as as-
sistant instructors for the classes
which are sponsored by the dance
committee under auspices of the
League Council.
I ndependen t Coeds
To Help with Teas
Independent women interested
in positions on the central com-
mittee in charge of faculty teas
may sign up on the bulletin board
in the Undergraduate Office of
the League.
Interviews will be held from 3
to 5 p.m. Tuesday, and petitions
are not required. The faculty teas
are co-sponsored by Assembly and
Panhellenic Associations.



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and Students' Wives
to Students and
Wives of Student Veterans
Also-Call us for special
rates on Permanents
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Mr. and Mrs. Ben Klausner of 1
Shaker Heights, Ohio recently an-i
nounced the engagements of their
twin daughters, Penny and Ruth.
Penny is engaged to Sydney Fried-
man, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis
Friedman also of Shaker Heights.
Ruth's fiance is Arthur J. Abelson,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Abel-
son of South Orange, N.J.
The' Misses Klausners are both
members of Sigma Delta Tau sor-
ority, members of Mortar Board,
members of Student Legislature
and will be graduated from the
University in June. Mr. Friedman
is a graduate of Western Re-i
serve College in Cleveland and is
now at Michigan Law School. He
is a member of Phi Sigma Delta
fraternity. Mr. Abelson is graduate
of Michigan and is now attending
Medical School in New York. He,
also, is a member of Phi Sigma
Delta fraternity.
Mr. and Mrs. R. Watson of

Manistique have announced the
marriage of their daughter, Dor-
othy, to Dennis E. Youngblood of
West Branch.
Mrs. Youngblood was graduated
from the University in June and
is affiliated with Chi Omega sor-
ority. Mr. Youngblood is a mem-
ber of the Sigma Chi fraternity.
Mr. and Mrs. Larmee of Ann
Arbor have announced the mar-
riage of their daughter, Mary Lou,
to Marvin Marsh also of Ann
Arbor. The wedding took place
here June 7.
Mrs. Marsh is affiliated with
Alpha Delta Pi sorority and was a
member of the WAA Board.
Alpha Phi will celebrate its
75th anniversary of Founder's Day
today. Mrs. Helen S. Kerr, na-
tional executive vice-president of
the sorority from Louisville, Ky.,
is in Ann Arbor to help with fes-

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