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February 15, 1948 - Image 5

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ill Petitions Due
For Michigrns

Galen Society
Will Present
Medical Ball

1d'd'c~inci_5' CngaceerntiIi

Petitions for the 1948 Michigras
are due at 5 p.m. tomorrow in the
Undergraduate Office of the Lea-
gue or the Student Offices of the
Eighteen positions are open on
the 'central committee for Michi-
gras which will be held April 23
and 24 in Yost Field House. Posi-
tions open to men include co-
chairmanships of booths, tickets,
parade, prizes and programs. Gen-
eral chairmanships of publicity,
finance, concessions and decora-
tions are also open to men.
Coeds Accepted
For Nation-Wide
CoIlege Board
Thirteen University women have
been accepted for membership on
"Mademoiselle" magazine's 1947-
48 College Board as a result of a
nation-wide contest last fall.
The group, consisting of five
seniors, five juniors and three
sophomores, includes Jerry Gaff-
ney, Harriet Friedman, Eunice
Mintz, Pat Hall, Janet Zinzer,
Joan Regent, Jean Whitney, Julia
Diggs, Virginia Garritsen, Frances
Keaton, Gwen Sperlich, Mary
Anne Crosby and Cynthia Finn
Of more than 800 women chosen
from colleges and universities in
46 states, 20 will be chosen to work
this summer in "Mademoiselle's"
New York offices as Guest Editors.
Glee Club To Meet
The University of Michigan
Women's Glee Club will meet this
semester at 4 p.m. on Tuesdays
and Thursdays in the League. The
room will be posted on the League
bulletin board. .
Dreaming of a vacation al-
ready? A wise buyer will keep it in
mind when buying new clothes.
Choose double-duty models: two
piece things that can be switched
about, and fabrics that can be eas-
ily washed-'even a few that re-
squire no ironing.

Positions open to women in-
clude the co-chairmanships of
ti0ketS, parade, prizes, pro-
grams, booths, Daily publicity,
posters publicity, secretary and
refre;shlmients committees.
Information concerning the dut-
ics of the various committees may
be obtained by consulting the files
of past Michigras in Rm. 15 Bar-
bour Gym. Rae Keller and Keith
Jordan, general co-chairmen for
1'he 1948 Michigras, may be con-
sulted also about the positions and
any questions concerning the pe-
titioning procedure.
Petitions should include plans
for the committee, criticisms
and suggestions for the Michi-
gras as a whole. Interviews will
be held Tuesday through Fri-
day this week. Applicants are
asked to sign for interviews when
submitting the petitions.
The Michigras weekend tradi-
tionally begins with a parade
which is open to campus and busi-
ness organizations which wish to
enter floats.
Prizes are awarded for the out-
standing. booths at the carnival.
Events at former carnivals in-
cluded games, contests, sideshows,
refreshments and novelties.

Caduceus Ball,1
school dance of the
presented from 9:30
a.m. Friday in the

the medical
year, will be
p.m. to 12:30
Union Ball-

Following the tradition since
1934, the semi-formal dance will
be sponsored by the Galen Honor-
ary Medical Society.
The history of medicine will be
the theme of the event this year
which will be carried out in pro-
gram favors and decorations.
Large skeletons will adorn the
ballroom and other emblems such
as the symbol of the medical pro-
fession, the serpent-entwined and
winged staff of Mercury, will be
'Frank Tinker and his orchestra
with vocalist, Nola, will furnish
music for the dance. Special enter-
tainment has been planned by
Galens for intermission time.,
Physicians and medical students
may purchase tickets from Galen
members or at the Galen newstand
in the University Hospital.
Late permission for women stu-
dents attending the dance will
extend until 1 a.m. and will be
confirmed by the DOB this week.

The engagement of June Col-
lins of Detroit to R. James Har-
vey, son of Mr. Martin Harvey of
Iron Mountain, was announced
yesterday during a Valentine Day
dinner at the Alpha Chi Omega
Miss Collins is a senior in the
literary school. Mr. Harvey is a
senior in law school. A summer
wedding has been planned.
Mr. and Mrs. Neil C. McMath of
Bloomfield Hills, announce the
engagement of their daughter,
Margaret Gray to Kenneth G.
Herring, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles T. Herring of Lennoxville,
Miss McMath is a graduate of
Kingswood school, Cranbrook and
Vassar College. After serving in
the Waves she attended the grad-
uate school of the University.
Mr. Herring is a graduate of
the University of Toronto and re-
ceived his masters degree from
the School of Business Adminis-
tration of the University in '47.
He is a member of Alpha Kappa
Psi fraternity.
* * *
Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Daniel
Ford of Dearborn announced the
recent marriage of their daughter,
Marilyn Jeanne to Mr. Ramon
Benjamin Dixon, of Detroit.
Mrs. Dixon (Marilyn Ford, '47)
was associate women's editor in
spring of '46 and is affiliated with
Delta Delta Delta sorority.
Mr. Dixon, a graduate of the
University in '46, was managing
editor of The Daily in fall of '45
and spring of '46. He ig affiliated
with Chi Phi fraternity.
The marriage took place at
Marth-Mary Chapel in Greenfield
Village, Dearborn.
* * *
The engagement of Mary Lou
Felton has been announced by
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl
H. Felton of Springfield, N.Y., to
Bruce J. Briggs of Buffalo, N.Y.
The couple have planned a fall
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Burger
of Elmhurst, Ill., announced the
engaigement of their daughter,
Marion Hilles to Tom Walsh, son
of Mrs. Jane Walsh of Detroit.
Miss Burger is a graduate stu-
dent in economics. She received
Due to President and Mrs.
Alexander Ruthven's absence
there will be no Ruthven teas
until the second week in

her A.B. degree from the Univer-
sity last June. She is vice-presi-
dent of the International Stu-
dents Association on campus.
Mr. Walsh is a junior in the lit-
erary college under the combined
curriculum for law. He has been
active in the Student Legislature,
Board of Directors of the Union,
and Board in Control of Student
The couple will be married at
the bride's home on April 4th.
Hillel To Give
Birthdy Ball
Celebrating 21 years on campus
as a religous and social organiza-
tion, the B'rith Hillel Foundation
will present its "Birthday Ball"
from 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday,
on the third floor of the Michigan
Decorations and refreshments
will be in keeping with the birth-
day theme. There will be a large
cardboard birthday cake with
lighted candles and murals along
the walls will depict Hillel's twenty
one years of campus service.
The entire campus is invited to
help Hillel celebrate her birthday
and tickets for the semi-formal
are on sale at all times at the
ArtF'Starr and his orchestra will
be featured at this semi-formal
The social committee of the
Foundation, headed by Gladys
Savitt and Bob Freed, have charge
of arrangements for the dance.
Don says
" I soke Chesterfields be-
cause they are milder and
cooler Mhan any cigarette I
have ever snoked."
A nation-wide survey shows
that Chesterfields are TOPS
with College Students from

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WAA Notices

With Basketball Club tryouts
completed coeds will again turn
their efforts to the Inter-house
Basketball Tournament.
Monday: 5:10 p.m. Betsy Bar-
bour I vs. Gamma Phi Beta II,
otockwell I vs. Alpha Omicron
Pi III: 7:10 p.m. Jordan VI vs.
Zone V, Stockwell III vs. Helen
Newberry I.
Tue iay: 5:10 p.m. Alpha Phi
I vs. Delta Gamma II, Alpha Ep-
siloni Phi I vs. Stockwell IV; 7:10
p.m. Alpha Xi Delta IV vs. Kappa
Delt ,, Kappa Delta I vs. Jordan
I; 8:15 p.m. Co-op vs. Stockwell
XIV, Stockwell X vs. Chi Omega
Wednesday: 5:10 p.m. Alpha Chi

Omega I vs. Stockwell IX, Kappa
Kappa Gamma III vs. Kappa Kap-
pa Gamma I; 8:15 p.m. Zone 6
vs. Stockwell XII.
Thursday: 5:10 p.m. Jordan 11
vs. Alpha Omicron Pi IV; 7:10
p.m. Newberry II vs. Martha Cook.
All cancellations of games must
be reported to Marilyn Sheldon,
at 2-4471 before noon Monday.
Games cancelled after this time
will be counted as defaults and
the team will be dropped from
the tournament.
WAA Ballet Club
The WAA Ballet Club will hold
an organizational meeting at 5:15
p.m. Wednesday in the Dance
Room of Barbour Gym.
The club is open to all students
on campus, both beginning and
intermediate dancers. Instruction
will be provided by Dr. Juana de-

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