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Traditional Costume Event,
Will Feature Cerda, Tinker'!
Foreign students on campus will play host to University stu-
dents and faculty at the annual International Bali which will be given
from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, April 23 in the Union Ballroom.
Music for the dance will be furnished by Frank Tinker's orches-
tra and Ramon Cerda's Rhumba Band. The intermission program
will consist of native songs and dances by students. Included on the
program will be a marimba player, Latin American dances, a turkish
dance, and a French quartet.
'One Universe' Theme
Decorations for the semi-formal affair are being designed by af
® well-known Eastern firm. They
will be based on a "One Universe"
- '... Ctheme. The focal point of the ,
To Present fAnnual Ball, April
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Band To Play
I Queen of Hearts' Position
Marjorie Joan Kalmbach,
daughter of Mrs. Doris E. Kalm-
bach of Pasadena, Calif., and Mr.
George Ceithaml were married at
3 p.m., March 27, in the Presby-
literary college. She is affiliate
with Gamma Phi Beta. Mr. Shaf
fer is affiliated with Delta Ta
pelta. He is a member of Stt
Of Slide Rule
Treading the well - indented
footsteps of Miss Hush and Mr.
Finn, follows the new campus'
mystic, Mr. SHH.
Mr. SHH is. the guardian angel
of the Slide Rule Ball. His iden-
tity is known only to Phil Stem-
mer and Karl Hennion II of the
dance committee. These two have
vowed on a stack of Technics to
withhold the information from
the questioning hordes.
Hints of Mr. SHH's identity
will be furnished in Daily ads
preceding the dance. During
the intermission of the hail five
couples will be selected from the
dancers who will test their
prowess at identifying Mr. SHH.
Hints will grow with increas-
ing rapidity and obviousness
until Mr. SHH is identified.
The prize for the winner is not
one of the ordinary prizes such
as an eight-story house, new Buick
convertible or a washing machine.
Hennion, publicity director, prom-
ises a new and different prize
for the identifier of Mr. SHH.
Slide Rule Ball will he pre-
sented from 9 to 1 a.m. Friday,
April 16 at the Intramural
Building. Bobby Sherwood and
his orchestra will play for the
ball which will be open to all
students. Tickets may be pur-
chased at the West Engineering
Arch, the lobby of the East En-
gineering Building, University
Hall, League and Union.
Red and white streamers will
carry out the circus theme planned
for the ball. A mock engineer will
balance on the giant slide rule
at one end of the building, an-
other will imitate the man on the.
Engineers are keeping the giant
slide rule locked away from de-
signing Lawyers who traditionally
attempt to abscond with the
ballroom will be a large revolv-
ing globe, surrounded by a sat-
urn ring, which will be placed
above the bandstand. Other dec-
orations will carry out the futur-
istic idea with a blue and silver
This annual event has been th(
main source for replenishment of
the Emergency Fund for Foreigr
Students. This fund is used tc
help students who find themselves
in financial difficulties. Because
of the extreme shortage of dollars
abroad at present, the Fund is
being used to a greater extent
than before. Repayments have
necessarily been delayed. Calls on
the Fund have been further mul-
tiplied because of the increased
number of foreign students at-
tending the university.
The general chairman of the
Ball is Marcus T. Crapsey. Other
members of the committee are
Leela Desai, program; Eddie Ko-
zera, publicity; William Correa,
patrons; and Joanne Ellis, tickets.
Tickets will go on sale. Monday,
April 12, in University Hall and
the International Center.
Coveted at Assembly Ball
Tom McNall and his orchestra Biding goes on as ticket sales
with vocalist Jackie Ward, an or- continue for "Heart Bid," this
ganization made up of University ' year's Assembly Hall, to be pre-
students, has been invited to In- sented from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sat-
diana University this weekend to urday, April 17 in the Intramural
play for two engagements. Building.
The plan originated when an Dormitories and league houses
Indiana students who came up for are competing in the selling of
the Michigan-Indiana football tickets and the house which sells
game heard the orchestra play at the most tickets proportionately
one of the fraternity houses. He will be honored by being given the
enjoyed the music so much that use of the Queen of Hearts booth
he asked the orchestra to come at the dance. The contest will
down to the Indiana University close the Thursday before the
campus. Several weeks ago Tom-
McNall received a wire inform- All independent women who
ing him of two engagements that will be in Ann Arbor during
had been arranged for the orches- Spring Vacation and would like
tra, one at the Union for this Fri- to work on decorations for A.-
day night and the other at the sembly Ball are asked to con-
Sigma Kappa Sorority's spring tact Bobbie Strunsky 2-4471
formal Saturday night. before Saturday evening.
The men will be guests of va-
rious fraternities and dormitories dance. Tickets are open to all
during their weekend stay in In- students and can be purchased
diana and Miss Ward will be the from representatives in the dor-
guest of the Kappa Alpha Theta mitories or league houses or from
Sorority of which she is a mem- 2 to 4 p.m. daily in the League and
ber. University Hall.
terian Church in Ann Arbor. Leavitt-Zuckerman
Mr. Ceithaml is an assistant Mr. and Mrs. Moses A. Leavitt
supervisor in physical education of Great Neck, New York. have
at the University and was recently announced the engagement of
appointed backfield football coach. their daughter, Naomi Louise, to
James R. Zuckerman. :on of Mr.
Fenker-Smithies and Mrs. Elmer V. Zuckerman of
Mr. and Mrs. Fred D. Fenker Detroit.
of Rocky River, Ohio announced Miss Leavitt is a senior in the
the engagement of their daughter, literary college. Mr. Zuckernan is
Barbara to Henry Smithies, son a freshman in Law School. He re-
of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Smithies seived his bachelor degree from
of Detroit. the literary college in 1947. He is
Miss Fenker is a senior in the affiliated with Zeta Beta Tau fra-
literary college. Mr. Smithies is a ternity. The wedding will take
junior in the college of engineer-, place in August.
ing. He is affiliated with Alpha
Chi Sigma. * Davis-Redfield
Wright-Loveridge Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Davis of
GIFT FOR YOUNG PATIENT-Nurse Ester Kingston hands doll
to Patricia Clinch, 3, in the Queen Elizabeth Children's Hospital
at London. Dolls, sent to Princess Elizabeth as wedding gifts,
were distributed at hospital.
TIPS TO APPLICANTS:
Committee States Functions
Of Petitioning, Interviewing
Softball-The interhouse soft-
ball tournament will begin on the
Tuesday following vacation if the
weather permits. Teams with
games scheduled for that week
will be. notified by postcard on
Monday. Cancellations of games
must be reported by noon Monday
to Joanne Miles, manager, at 2-
2569. League house cancellations
must be in by eight hours in ad-
vance of the game.
Camp Counselors - Members
will meet at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday,
April 13, at the WAB for a song
Hold Your Bonds!
By MARY ANN HARRIS
What mysteries lie behind tha
dark paneled door in the Under
graduate office of the League with
the glaring black and white "in-
terviewing" sign spread across it,
This question has been antici-
pated by Michigan coeds through
out innumerable interviewing ses-
sions for League positions since
the League first set up its ex-
tensive organization offeing op-
portunities in leadership for scores
of University women.
United under League Council
are more than. 200 positions
which give valuable experience,
job training and a chance to
meet and make friends outside
of house and dormitory groups,
while teaching leadership and
To be placed in these positions
Michigan women must petition
and interview. By petitioning is
meant the presentation of a paper
containing information covering
organization, changes, original
ideas, special plans and qualifica-
tions concerning a desired job. By
interviewing is meant a short dis-
cussion about the petitioner's pro-
posed plans and qualifications.
Someone is needed to do the
highly important work of measur-
ing these petitions and selecting
the best qualified. Thus originates
the interviewing committee, which
carries on its operations behind
the door in the "undergrad" of-
Consisting of the senior chair-
man and secretary, three jun-
iors and two sophomores, the
Interviewing Committee holds
mass meetings explaining peti-
tioning, informs house activity,
managers, and then proceeds
to accept and grade petitions
and conduct interviewing for
the positions offered.
For the sake of clarity the com-
mittee holds divided class petition-
ing so that each class is petition-
ing during a separate period. At
present this process is being held
for sophomore coeds.
Suggestions for petition writing
are also given by the interviewers.
They recommend calling the prev-
ious holder of the position, con-
sulting the League Lowdown and
looking up the President's reports,
which contain yearly reports of
all League chairmen." Outline
form stripped of generalities is
very desirable," states Jo Reuland,
chairman of the Interviewing
In rating the petitions the
group uses a system of P stand-
ing for possibility, A for very
good and N for nil with supple-
mentary plus and minuses being
used. Grading is divided among
the members so that no girl
may grade the paper of another
member of her house.
t Put the interviewee at ease. Ques-
tions are asked and answered by
i both interviewers and interviewees
- and it is here that the coed may
s express herself concerning all the
things she "meant to include" or
- "just thought of."
The real work of choosing comes
next. The petition grades are im-
portant usually rating the top
three or four women for consider-
- ation but other items must be
s given notice. A coed's affiliation.
keeping the balance between
houses and independents, persist-
ent interest shown in previous un-
successful petitions, and refer-
ences and knowledge of the peti-
tioner are all considered. For ex-
ample, a woman petitioning for a
second time, though once unsuc-
cessful, would be prefei-red to a
woman of equal grades who has,
already received a position. #
Because a coed may receive
help in writing her paper, the
interview is weighted heavily in
the decision, but ability is al-
ways the first consideration.
After its decisions the Inter-
viewing committee submits a first
and second choice to the League
Council for approval; then these
are hastened on for final O.K. by
the electoral board of the inter-
viewing chairmen, the Dean of
Women, the Social Director of the
League, Judiciary chairman and
the President of the League.
The committee meanwhile com-
piles lists of adequately qualified
women who petitioned and gives
them to the newly selected chair-
man for the purposes of choosing
Because of Spring vacation,
there will be no Union dances
on today, tomorrow, and Fri-
day and Saturday, April 9 and
The six-piece orchestra has
been organized for about a year
and has played around campus for
dormitory, fraternity and sorority
parties. At present it is featured
at a local dine and dance spot.
Due April 12
Petitions for Junior League
posts and JGP positions must be
submitted to the intei-viewing
committee Monday, April 12 in
the undergraduate office of theI
League committees offering
places for junior women are inter-
viewing, judiciary, ballroom, dance
classes, merit-tutorial, orientation,
personnel, and publicity.
JGP central committee posts
will include general chairman and
assistant, director and assistant,
secretary, treasurer, costumes,
dance, makeup, music, arranger,
lyrics, composer, programs, prop-
erties and assistant, tickets and
Interviewing will be held April
12 through 22. During this time
juniors may also bring in peti-
tions and interview for the re-
cently reopened senior positions
of secretary of the interviewing
committee, President of the
League and senior member of the
women's judiciary committee.
REMEMBER TO REGISTER
duringyoIr vaEtion for the
U. of M. YOUNG REPUBLICANS
Ted Weems and his orchesaro
will provide the music for danc-
ing at the annual semi-formal af-
fair amid life-size figures of
knaves. The programs for the
dance will be in the form of tal-
ley cards which will carry out the
theme of playing cards.
Women attending the dance
will be given 1:30 a.m. permission.
The electrical eel, a South
American fish, can generate
enough electricity in its body to
knock down a horse, or drive a1
Mrs. Hazel Wright of Dayton,
Ohio, announced the marriage of
her daughter Margaret to Benja-
min Loveridge, son of Mrs. Wyn-
nefred Loveridge of Hartstown,
Mrs. Loveridge (Margaret
Wright) attended the University.
She is affiliated with Zeta Tau
Mr. Loveridge received his M.A.
degree from the University Busi-
ness Administration school last
summer. He is affiliated with
Delta Sigma Pi. The couple were
married on March 21. They will
live in Kalamazoo.
Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Bartley of
Verona, New Jersey, announced
the engagement of their daughter,
Barbara to Walter Shaffer, son of
Mrs. Ethel W. Shaffer of Chat-
ham, New Jersey.
Miss Bartley is a junior in the
Ioledo. Ohio, announced the en-
gagement of their daughter, Ar-
lene to John Redfield, son of the
late Mr. and Mrs. Harold Red-
field of Detroit.
Miss Davis is affiliated with Al-
pha Epsilon Phi. Mr. Redfield is
affiliated with Zeta Beta Tau.
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for the month of April
6:45-7:00 P.M. FAIRY TALES
Harry Bechtel brings to life the people from the
land of make believe.
7:00-7:15 P.M. PLANTATION HOUSE PARTY
A gay quarter hour of music and comedy with
the duke of Paducah.
2 to 4:30 and 8 to 11
These hours effective
week days and 2 to 5 and
8 to 12, Fri.-Sat. and Sun.
During Vacation Latest
BE-BOP and POPULAR
MUSIC played by our own
1. Bring your laundry to
the "launderette" and
place it in the Bendix.
Each Bendix takes up
to 9 lbs.-you can use
as many machines as
2. Add soap - Wait or
shop while the Bendix
does your work auto-
SOAP IS FREE
3. Take your laundry
home in 30 minutes-
cleansed, sweet, white,
4. Take 'Em Home Dry-
Yes, we mean com-
pletely dry. We added
Bock Extractors and
4 big Chicago speedy
dryers that will dry a
tub of clothes in just
9 lbs. 30c
SOAP IS FREE
OUR PLUS SERVICES
ready to iron
Ready to fold and
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BE SURE YOUR NEW RAD
I The actual dreaded interviewing
IO HAS FM scene is really a short ten minute
informal talk, with committee
members doing their utmost to
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BO" X JACKET SUIT
in Botany's prized
Arch an wool Gabarditte
Strikingly detailed, new
box-jacket suit silhouette with
a look of spring,
its perennially fashion-right
tailoring invites a variety
of scarfs and blouses.
In Potomac blue, pink, Seafoam,
We know who Mrs.
But who is Mr. Shh.?