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t, MI I GA::tDiity
DiECiK THE HALLS:
Yuletide Preparationrs Spread
hI Advaiinee. of Holiday Rush
As students reluctantly b)uckled
down for the last week of school
before the holidays, yuletide spirit
4 spread over the campus.
(Students crossing the snow-
mnantled campus near dusk were
greeted by cheery lights sparkl-
ing from a giant fir tree near the
center of the diagonal. Smaller
Christmas trees put in an appear-
ance in most University offices as
Semployees looked toward the holi-
4, Christmas Carols
During the day christmas carols
pealed firomn the Burton Tower
Carillon. Thae outskirts of the
campus area were brightened b~y
giant wreaths adorning street
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Today thousands of students
will gather on the Library steps
for the annual Christmas sing. A
Wand will be oan hand to lend
suppuort to student voices raised in
a vocal toast to the approaching
Meanwhile students with one
eye on home began making plans
for the annual trek out of Ann Ar-
bor. Thle exodus is expected to
start Friday, and continue over
the week - end. Transportation
authorities have slated extra
trans and buses, to handle the
Local merchants also report a
land office business as student
shoppers lammed stores in search
of suitable christmas gifts. The
usual gaudy Christmas ties were
going at a great rate as coeds
*ought to please their male
friends. Eager shoppers stood
three deep at store counters yes-
terday as pre-Christmas buying
got underway in earnest,
Current high prices may have
forced a lot of potential buyers
out of the automobile market, but
there still remain enough to put
"sold" tags, on all the vehicles
the industry is likely to produce
for the next two years or more.
('31RISTI'MAS FOR THE IPAClFIC-8-howii above is a merchant vesso
green trees, along with mistletoe and holly to bring cheer to the Hlam
Santa of 1847 Camne vial N.Y.
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Santa reached Ann Arbor by
way of New York, a century ago
--newspaper advertisements of
that day reveal.
Jewelry and musical instru-
ments would be rushed via canal
boats, lake steamers and railroads
to be ready to take their place
under Ann Arbor Christmas trees,
according to the "Mrite Democr at"
of December, 1847. Clocks aiicd
watches, rings and necklaces, ae-
eordionis and violins were all ad-
vertised. as corig direct from
More practical gift suggestions
asked shoppers to consider "large
family Bibles," "hats- and caps,
Yankee notions, and looking
Food prices, considerably more
agreeable, were evidently, more
stable too in those days, with ad-
vertisemen ts running for several
months without change. Butter
was being sold for 16 cents per
pound, eggs for 12 cents a dozen,
1847 marke°t r(,oorts showed.
A eorteer't, of 0-aditional C hrist-
r-nts tarols will be patyed on t'he
Baird Carillon Sunday, Dec. 21.
The bells of thei world-tamred
(arillon will ring out the "glad
tidings" on Christmas Eve, al-
though a relatively few students
will be here.
There will be no bells on Christ-
mas day, however, according to
""our Camtpus Photographer"
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t~l Acrss romtheArcade -- 330O MAYNARD STREET
619 East Liberty
gel being loaded with 75,00)10 ever- "---'
w~aii Yule seas~on.
The air-wraves will sparkle with y
Yuletide spnrit duriing' the holi- .
days, as the University Boadcat- Z 2
ing Service's p7rorams sprea
campus cheer to homes Ih Oh I-
Prrof. Waldo Abbot,. (jut ei lof
the service, has announced bod that W
the "Messiah" will be broadcast at ~~
2:30 p.m. today from Hill Audi-
torium over 2 AM and 4 FM sta-
tions in Ann Arbor, Port Huron,ey
Mout Clemens, and Wyandotte.P l
Special Christmas music will be f
heard on the "Hymns of F reedom"
Dec. 21, over WJR. Donald, Platt SILVER SANTA BOOT... filled with surprises she loves Half o. of Blue Grass
directs the program and rJim Schi- Perfume, a Lucite Lip Pencil and a tube of Fluffy Milk Bath Petal Wafers. 12.00
avone is narrator' FANTASY CHRISTMAS TREE ... and tucked insde are two aids to her beutyl
The "Night before Christaa - Elizabeth Arden's wonderful Nail Lacquer and mathing Lip Pencil in a chaWc
will be high-lighted by the aCUad- of beautiful shades. 2.25
rybn mbr of cide'ChTmattin's CHRISTMAS BELL DUET.. ringing out your Christmas wishes for hel Each bell
spec by as memer 2:30Tom.,Dtti, hides one dram of Blue Grass Perfume the sweet frth fragrance famous for its
24, over WKAR. The Universitychr.4S
Madrigal Singers will blend CHRISTMAS SHOWCASE.. displays bauty for her bath, in her favorite fr-
voices in the singing of traditional grncel there re B o, of Blue Grss Flower Mist, Bath Soap and Dsting
carols at 2:45 p.m. over WKAR, Powder. 6.25 alpespu a
on the same day.
What Christmas holidays are
like in the University Hospital
will be told by Miss Dorothy
Ketchum, director of Social Se-
vice at thehoptl t20pm. YQrrJ
Dec. 26, also over WKAR . C.!
During the holidays, the camp-
us news roundup will be broad- ON STATE AT THE NZAD O ORTH UNVESTY
cast at 4 p.m. Wednesdays, in-
stead of the usual Thursday time.
Mem-o to Men wt
Wo0men on Their Minds ...
The Art of Givinig is Simply Said,
y"Buay with te Heart and not with the Hea."
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for its-no fable .
Smart things wear the COLLINS label.
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