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April 23, 1948 - Image 5

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Circus Will Come to Town.
In GalaMichigrasTradition


"Come one, come all to gala
Michigras.", Shouts are ringing
through the Engine Arch and
University Hall from 9 a.m. to 5
p.m. when pre-sale of tickets for
Michigras is taking place.
Admission tickets will be sold
at the door, but those who wish
' to avoid congestion can buy their
tickets beforehand. Concession
.tickets can be bought only at the
Field House.
Free Program
Programs will be given out at the
entrance doors. They will contain
the history of Michigras, a floor
plan of the Field House as it will
appear Friday and Saturday, an
explanation of Michibucks, and a
statement of the prizes to be ob-
You, won't be able to keep back
a smile when you see the two
huge figures which will cover the
South end of the Field House. All
of the decorations will be on a
circus theme. There will be a riot
of colors as noisy as the calliope
.which announced Michigras to

campus. All decorations will be
Prizes To Be Awarded
Any one who wins a game of
skill at Michigras will be able to
cash in his Michibucks for prizes.
Canes, running mice, loafers from
Van Boven's, radios, stationery,
trick matches, dribble glasses, Ha-
waiian leis, candy, cosmetics, and
surprise packages will be given.
At the 11 p.m. free show today,
the trophy for the best booth dec-
orations will be given out. The
parade awards will be given out
at the 9 p.m. show. The one-
thousandth and four-thousandth
person to enter the Field House
each night will be given a free
'Ensian at the 11, p.m. shows.
Tryouts for vocalists for the
"Pledge Premiere" will be held
at 4 p.m. today in the League.
The room will be announced
on the League Bulletin Board.
Any questions concerning the
tryouts can be answered by
calling Jennie Quirk, 2-2591.

with Harry Heilmann

By MAI.l ,YN,* J 'N[I', ; : i f1
MARGE SCllvlilY[
'for Yost Field House this
weekend to witness the 1948 ver-
sion of Michigras. A few houses
on campus are entertaining at
"Michigras" parties both tonight
and tomorrow.
The Delt's will give a tea hon-
oring their Michigras partners,
the Gamma Phi's, from 2 to 5 p.m.
tomorrow. Delt brothers and their
dates have also been invited.
Guests will listen to records and
play bridge.
The Sig Ep's and the Tri
belt's will hold an exchange
record dance from 7 to 8 p.m.
today. The affair will precede
the guests' attendance at Mich-
Following their last show at
Michigras tomorrow, Pi Phi's and
their dates will be guests of their
Michigras co-workers, the Theta
KAPPA SIG'S will also enter-
tain their dates at a "post
Michigras" party from 10 p.m.
to midnight tomorrow.
Saturday afternoon and evening
will find the boys from Hinsdale
House and their gals on a hay-
ride and picnic. Leaving campus
at 3 p.m., the wagon will take the
party to Saline Valley Farms
where wieners will be toasted
around a fire.
Following dinner at the Al-
Acacia To Gitve
Casbah Show
Dancers at the Campus Casbah
tomorrow will be entertained by
the Acacia Little Theatre Group,
who will present a program of
skits and music during jitermis-
Members of Acacia. fraternity
will appear in a comic skit en-
titled "The Disease Transmitter."
The program will continue with
piano capers by Mac A. MacGregor
and a Danny Kaye imitation by
Ward Opdyke.
A quartette of Acacia members,
Phil Linscott, Dan Gillespie, Mac
MacGregor and Bob Heckert, will
also entertain.
The Little Theatre Group orig-
inated when a few of the men
were employed as lifeguards and
entertainers at a summer resort
The word cattle, now used to de-
scribe domestic members of the ox,
family, originally meant property
or wealth, says the World Book

uedr Ifo(ej tl. ' AOi,- will en-
tcrtain their dates at their an-
ual spring formal to be held
in the Hlussey Room of the
League. Decorations will center
around a spring theme.
For their gambling party the
Alpha Sigma Phi's have gone all
out with roulette wheels, dice and
black-jack. A prize will be award-
ed to the couple holding the most
chips at the end of the evening.
Some of the brothers will act as
cagers, wearing typical green eye
shades and rolled shirt sleeves.
Dancing will take place in the
basement where cokes and potato
chips will be served.
THE MEN from Tyler House
have planned a picnic-dance
at the Fresh Air Camp for their
dates on Saturday. A hay-trunk
will pick them up at 7:00 p.m. to
transport them to their destina-
tion. The staff from Tyler plus
fifty couples are promised an eve-
ning packed with fun and enter-
Williams House will be open to
all residence hall members and
their guests from 2 to 5 p.m.
tomorrow. There will be dancing,
bridge, and pingpong plus refresh-
ments served in the lounge.
Scoundrels and bums alike will
be glorified by the men of Trigon
at their annual Hobo-Hop. It is
a definitely informal dance with
the entire party donning blue
jeans. Decorations will be based
on a vagabond setting complete
with street lanterns and tin cans.
Due Today
Applications for the three $100
Ehel McCormickhscholarships
must be submitted before 5 p.m.
today in the League Social Direc-
tor's office.
Three letters of recommenda-
tion from adult acquaintances
mustaccompany each application.
These should be sent directly to
the president of the Michigan
Junior women are eligible to
apply for the scholarships, which
are based on scholastic average,
and participation in extracurric-
ular activities. Application forms
may be obtained in the League
Social Director's office.
The awards are payable at the
beginning of the next full year of
University attendance, and maybe
revoked if the recipient fails to
meetsrequirements at the end of
that semester.
.Applicants will be interviewed
by the executive council of the
League Undergraduate Council
from 4 to 5:30 p.m. April 28 and

Foreign Ball
To Be Qivke
Today in Union
The International Students As-
sociation will play host to stu-
dents and faculty of the Univer-
sity at the sixth annual Inter-
national Ball which will be held
from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. today in
the Union Ballroom.
Frank Tinker and Ramon Cerda
will supply the music. Cerda was
formerly associated with such na-
tionally knovn organizations as
Xavier Cugat, Enric Madriguera,
and Desi Arnaz. His last engage-
ment has been with the Latin
Quarter in Detroit.
Intermission entertainment will
feature such well-known enter-
tainers as Anna Vallone, former
soloist with the San Carlo Opera
Company of Italy. Eduardo.Blan-
chet, Latin American singer, will
sing several folk tunes accom-
panied by Hugo Martinez from
Puerto Rico. A Turkish dancer, a
French quartet, Roberto Gordillo,
marimba player, and a South
American ballet by Joanne Ellis
will complete the program. Eddie
Kozera will be master of cere-
Tickets for the dance are be-
ing sold in the Engine Arch, Uni-
versity Hall, the International
Center, and at the door. Proceeds
from the dance are being given to
the Emergency Fund for Foreign
WAA Notices
Softball - The first regular
meeting of the softball club will
be held at 4:15 p.m. today at the
WAR. Games will be played and
plans formulated for the season.
All coeds are eligible for member-
Tennis-Members may play at
their official practice hours with-
out charge this weekend. Times
for play are 3:30 to 6 p.m. today
and 10 a.m. to noon, 1 to 3 p.m.
and 4 to 6 p.m. tomorrow. Mem-
bers who do not attend practice
sessions will be dropped from the
club's playing privilege lists.

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