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JANtTAKY414, 1948-'

'nitMICHIGAN- DAILY'

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ryouts To Begin
For flnnucdJG
Booth in League To Receive Applications
From Volunteers for Committee Work

Sales To Begin
For Breakfasts
After J-Hop
Tickets for the J-Hop breakfasts
will go on sale from 9 a.m. to noon
and from 1 to 5 p.m. tomorrow
and Friday at the University Hall
ticket booth.
The traditional breakfasts will
be presented after J-Hop on Fri-
day and SatUrday, Feb. 6 and 7 at
both the League and the Union.
Althougn ticket sales will close
Ffiday at the ticket booth, stu-
dents will be able to purchase
breakfast tickets during registra-

Panhellenic Workers Needed To Operate Booth
TO Hold Rush Spring Semester in University Hall

Tryouts for the cast of the 1947-
48 Junior Girls Play will begin
Monday, Feb. 9 in the League, ac-
cording to Harriet Fenske, pub-
licity chairman.
All junior women who are elig-
ible to participate in campus ac-
tivities may take part in these
4 tryouts by signing up on the bul-
letin board in the Undergraduate
Office of the League. Blanks will
Ruthven Tea
Held Today
All students are invited to the
final Ruthven tea of the semester,
which will be held from 4 to 6
p.m. today in the home of Presi-
dent and Mrs. Alexander G. Ruth-
Y en.
Special house guests for the tea
will be members of Collegiate So-
rosis. and Phi Delta Theta and res-
idents of Jordan Hall and Fletcher
Hall.
Other special guests include a
group of foreign students who will
be accompanied by Mrs. Kathleen
Mead, activity director of the In-
ternational Center. Countries rep-
resented in this group are Egypt,
Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Trans-Jor-
dan, Iran, Norway, Sweden, Aus-
tria and Australia.
Mrs. Alan Rowles, Mrs. X.
Brown, Miss Jane Brownell and
Mrs. Charles H. Peake will be
guest pourers at the tea.
As has been the custom, host-
esses from the League social com-
mittee will be present to introduce
students to President and Mrs.
Ruthven and to explain features
of their home. All teas are infor-
Mal.

be posted during registration week
in order for participants to sign
for a definite time.
From the auditions personnel
for the singing choruses, danc-
ing groups and acting roles will
be chosen. Chairman in charge
of these tryouts are Barbara
Kelso, choral director; Eugenia
McCallum, dance leader, and
Pat McKenna, general director.
Women who wish to volunteer
for work on the play may 'sign
up for the various committees
from 3 to 5:15 p.m., Tuesday
through Thursday, Feb. 10, 11 and
12 at a booth in the League lobby.
This method of registering
volunteers will replace the mass
meetings held in former years.
The booth will be manned by
members of the JGP central
committee, who will answer
questions about the work of the
various committees.
"Many enthusiastic workers are
needed on the various committees
if we are to make this year's
JGP a record success," explained
Pat Hannegan, general chairman.
Coeds are requested to bring re-
ceipts showing payment of junior
class dues in order to sign for
work. Dues may be paid at the
booth by those who have not. yet
been contacted.
Coed Volunteers
Needed To Usher
The League Personnel Commit-
tee needs ushers for a Charlie
Chaplin movie to be shown at 7:30
p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 24 and 3 p.m. and
7:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 25.
Any coed interested in ushering
for any of these performances
may call Bernice Calkins, 2-4547.

tion week at
ion desks.

the League and Un-

CANINE IMMIGRANT--Rupert, three-year-old Great Dane,
weighing 168 pounds and standing 382 inches high, is held by
his owner's son, five-year-old Michael Couppleditch. Rupert
eats seven pounds of meat a day, and the difficulties of obtaining
meat for the dogs in England is one of Mr. Couppleditch's reasons
for going to Canada to breed them.
STRANGE GYRATIONS:
Dr. Juanna de Laban Believes
Modern Dfance Helps Studying
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WAA NOTICES
The WAA champion bowling
team of the season was defeated
Friday in a challenge match with
a faculty team. The defeated team
rolled a total of 941 for two games.
The faculty had a total score of
1,092.
Badminton - Regular meeting
for club members will be held
at 7:30 p.m. today in Barbour;
Gym.
Games in the all-campus bad-
minton tournament must be
played as soon as possible, accord-
ing to Naida Chernow, club man-
ager. The list of times and op-
ponents are posted on the WAA
Bulletin Board in Barbour Gym.
It is the responsibility of the play-
ers to contact their opponents and
arrange for a time to play.
* * *
Fencing-Instructional meeting
at 4:30 p.m. tomorrow at the
WAB. The club is open to all
women on campus who have had
at least one season of instruction
in fencing. Anyone having ques-
tions may call Marian Heilman,
club manager, at 2-5631.
GREGG COLLEGE
A School of Business-Preferred by
College Men and Women
4 MONTH
INTENSIVE COURSE
SECRETARIAL TRAINING FOR COLLEGE
STUDENTS AND GRADUATES
A thorough, intensive course-starting
June, October, February. Bul-
letin A on request
SPECIAL COUNSELOR for G.I. TRAINING
Regular Day and Evening Schools
Throughout the Year. Catalog
Presidt, Jo~hn Robert Gregg, S.C.D.
Director. Paul M. Pair. M.A.
THE GREGG COLLEGE
37 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago 3, Illinois

Registration
Season Will Begin Feb. 9
With Mass Meeting, Teas;
Eligible Women May Sign
Prospective rushees may sign
up for spring formal rushing Wed-
nesday through Saturday, Feb. 4,
5, 6 and 7 in the Social Director's
Office in the League. ,
All second semester freshmen
with 15 hours of C and no E's are
eligible to rush. Upperclassmen
may also rush provided that they
are not now on probation.
Mass Meeting To Be Held
A mass meeting for women who
intend to rush will be held at 4:30
p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, in Rackham
Auditorium. At this meeting the
rules of rushing will be explained
and rushing booklets will be dis-
tributed.
The rushing season will begin
with opening teas to be held from
7 to 10 p.m. Monday through
Wednesday, Feb. 9, 10 and 11 and
will end with final desserts the
weekend of Feb. 28 and 29.
Will Pledge March 3
Pledging will be held March 3
and initiation sometime during
the early part of May.
Miss McCormick, the League
Social Director will be available to
answer the questions of rushees at
any time during her office hours.
Rush Chairmen
A meeting will be held for
sorority rushing chairmen at 5
p.m. tomorrow in the League,
announced Jane Wetmuoe,
Panhellenic rushing chairman.

Management and operation of
the proposed candy store to be set
up next semester in University
Hall will be explained to all in-
terested coeds at a meeting at 3
p.m. today in the Undergraduate
Office of the League.
Women chosen as volunteer
workers to man the student-run
booth will obtain League activity
credits as well as actual sales ex-
perience. The booth system is
sponsored by the Benefit Drives
Committee, which has recently re-
established candy booths in wom-
en's dormitories.
Store stocks will include cookies,
candy, potato chips, kleenex and
other incidentals most often pur-
chased by students. Articles will
be sold on a non-profit basis, but
any surplus accruing will be do-

WELCOME GIFTS
S Anytimte..
IMPORTED -
JEWELRY . . . LINEN
COPPER BRASS
PORCELAIN... TEA
OPEN EVENINGS TILL 9
Across from the Arcade - 330 MAYwARD STREE'r

nated to the fund for winteriza-
tion of the University Fresh Air
Camp.
Anyone who can not attend the
meeting may call Janet Cork,
chairman of the Drives Commit-
tee, at 8906.
Honors Announced
Zeta Phi Eta, National Profes-
sional Speech Arts Fraternity for
Women, recently initiated twelve
new members.
Those initiated include Joyce
Agatstein, Betty Churchill, Pearl
Handlesman, Betty Jane Dalton,
Joyce Katz and Shirley Loeblich.
Others are Eugenia McCallum, Pat
McKenna, Betty Spillman, Pollee
Thomson, Patsey Wager and
Francile Worthman.

For the benefit of
PROCRASTINATORS
The
MICH IGANENSIAN
cashier's office
on the 2nd f loor
of the Student Pub-
lications Buildingt
will be open till
10 P.M. tonight.
REMEMBER! 1!

By MARY ANN HARRIS
"Dr. Laban, I want to continue
with modern dance, can you help
me?"
Every afternoon at the close of
daily dance sessions the little of-
fice across from Barbour Gym
dance studio is filled with inquisi-
tive enthusiasts of modern dance.
Despite strenuous practice and
aching limbs, the dance pupils of
Dr. Juanna de Laban of the physi-
cal education department keep
coming back for more, asking for
added information, and displaying
increased interest in the field of
dance creation.
Dance Groups Enthusiastic
The new instructor; with -her
colorful European background
and wealth of experience in all
aspects of the dance, is impart-
ing a greater meaning of the bene-
ficial experience of the dance to
her classes. Almost a third of her
freshman dance groups have ex-
pressed desires to take further in-
struction.
A typical Laban classroom gives
a hint of the reasons for the re-
cent excitement about the dance:
there are twenty individuals and
twenty strikingly different dance
creations. After a rythymic pat-
tern is set and the elements
stressed, each person is asked to
interpose his own interpretation.
The classes are intrigued by the
prospect of working out these
dance problems individually.
Dance Is Emotional Outlet
"Dance is a medium to enhance
the individual's expressive and
creative side," says Dr. Laban. "I
teach them a fundamental, and
then they explore its possibilities
on their own."
Though a knowledge of dance
mechanics is necessary, she be-
lieves that the most important
aspect of modern dance is its
power to bring out the innate
qualities of the individual and
provide an otitlet for his feelings.
Health IBciefitted
The increased interest i mnod-i
ern dance has also evolved along
more practical lines. Those at-
tending Dr. Laban's classes are be-
ing "conditioned" for other cam-
pus activities and schoolwork.
Correct posture, appearance,
and general poise not only make a
good impression in the classroom
but in other important aspects of

college life. In learning "how yourj
body reacts to you," as phrased by
this exponent of modern dance,
those in her classes are losing
awkardness and gaining a self as-
surance helpful to college life.
Aids Appearance
Accompanying. these benefits
are the ever-popular figure im-
provement possibilities. Dr. Laban
asserts that a number of her stu-
dents have gained or lost weight,
become taller and removed inches
in the right places.
"Of course," adds Dr. Laban.,
"the dance conditions one for oth-
er sports because it teaches exact
rhythmic response, which is nec-
essary to all athletic activity."
Dr. Laban, in her dance crea-
tion work with University stu-
dents, is following the pattern set
by her father, Dr. Rudolf de Lab-
an, well known Hungarian choreo-
grapher who invented the present
"Laban System" of dance nota-
tion.

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