Versatile Leader-Vocalist To Highlight
Annual Panhel Ball with 'Slide Music'
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THE MICHIGAN DAILY
REDNESDA Y, NOVE3MR ~3, 1948
MVusic for "Mood Indigo," the
1948 Panhellenic Ball, will be
created by Will Osborne, the tal-'
ented, youthful orchestra leader'
Danceability is the key to Os-
borne's style. He has never cared
for loud, blatant, ear-splitting
swing; he has, instead, put the
emphasis on smooth, rhythmic
Sweet or swing, Will Always.
has a plentiful supply on hand
which he plays with controlled
volume and a good tempo. His
tremendous re,-ertoire and ver-
satility have helped, him attain
success in the musical world.
"Slide Music," his own pattent-
ed style is the epitome of all that
he extoles as virtues in dance
music. It is a style which shows
his adaptability and versatility.
Popular music history will
show Osborne a composer as well
as orchestra leader and top-
notch vocalist. His hit tunes in-
clude "Pompton Turnpike," "Be-
side an Open Fireplace," "Mum-
ble Jumble," "Between 18th and
19th on Chestnut Street," and
"Wouldst Could I But Kiss Thy
Hand, Oh Babe."
Ticket committee for Panhel
Ball will meet at 5 p.m. tomor-
row in the League.______I
"Bowery Bill," who won today's
election by a large majority, has
announced that his post-election
award will be a dance, Bowery
Ball, which will be presented from
9 p.m. to midnight Friday, Nov.
12, in the Union Ballroom..
Bowery Ball will be in the form
of a hard times party. Guests are
requested to wear old clothes
which are typical of the bowery
period. Coeds have been asked not
to wear blue jeans since they do
not carry out the theme.
As the guests enter, they will
walk down the corridor which
has been transformed into an
alley-way. At the end of the
"alley" will be the traditional
swinging doors through which
the guests must enter the ball-
Red and white checl ered table
cloths will decorate the card tables
in the Terrace Room which will be
used by the guests who wish to
sit out dances. Champagne bottles
with candles will help create the
Frank Tinker and his regular
Union Orchestra will play music
for dancing. This is the first in
a series of specialty dances spon-
sored each year by the Union
'Bowery Bill' hopes that stu-
dents will attend Bowery Ball
which he is giving in appreciation
of their support in today's elec-
Meal that Fits
120 E. Washington St.
The sophisticated style of Os-
borne will set the pace for decora-
tions on the "Mood Indigo" theme.
Blue will be the key color. Sky-
lines and dance notes will help
create a romantic atmosphere.
Tickets for "Mood Indigo" are
available at University Hall and
the League starting today.
Women Talented in Speech
Recognized by Zeta Phi Eta
By MIRIAM CADY
Women interested in speech and
drama find not only topnotch op-
portunities for study in these
fields, but also an opportunity for
achievement through Zeta Phi Eta,
national speech arts fraternity for
Founded at Northwestern Uni-
versity in 1893, Zeta Phi Eta is
the oldest national group of its
kind. Since that time the frater-
nity has grown to include 26 active
chapters and 14 alumnae chap-
The purpose of the group is to
bring together selected college
women interested in maintaining
high standards of ' speech and
THE FRATERNITY has three
types of membership: associate,
honorary, and active. An associate
member is a speech instructor, one
actively engaged in furthering the
speech arts, or one allied with the
interests of the fraternity, whose
election has been approved by the
Honorary members are chos-
en from those who have estab-
lished a reputation in speech
education, theatre, radio, mo-
tion pictures or platform art.
Among notable honorary mem-
bers are Madeleine Carroll,
Olivia de Havilland, Ruth Gor-
don, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings,
Cornelia Otis Skinner, Mar-
garet Webster, and Judith Wal-
An active member may be any
qualified woman student on a
campus where there is a chapter
of Zeta Phi Eta. Qualification re-
quirements include a high average
in speech subjects as- well as at
least average grades in other sub-
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THE UNIVERSITY of Michigan
chapter, Lambda, requiresthat a
candidate be recommended by a
speech department faculty mem-
ber for excellence in her particular
field of speech arts, according to
Virginia Hyde, Lambda chapter
National projects of the fra-
ternity include a scholarship
fund, a national motion picture
preview committee which works
with the Motion Picture Produc-
ers and Distributors of Amercia
and interest in the McCord The-
atre Museum in Dallas.
Members on this campus take
part in ushering the opening night
for each major production given
by the Speech Department, serv-
ing as hostesses at the speech
department tea given during the
semester for the faculty and in-
terested speech concentrates and
working with patients of the
Speech Clinic through means of
social parties or coffee hours.
LAMBDA CHAPTER will also
this year be kept busy reactivat-
ing the Speech Spotlight, a mag-
azine printed in the interests of
the speech department by this
Among other projects the
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in the children's ward, of the
hospital and sell magazine sub-
scriptions of all kinds. This year
the group also plans to under-
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with the Art Cinema League.
Lambda chapter plans to do its
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Officers chosen for this year in-
clude president, Virginia Hyde;
vice-president,' Ruth Franken-
stein; treasurer, June Goldberg;
marshall, Pollee Thomson, and sec-
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Badminton Club-The organi-
zational meeting will take place at
7 p.m. today in Barbour Gymna-
Modern Dance Club-Work on
the Christmas program will start
at 7 p.m. for beginners and at
8 p.m. for intermediates today in
Barbour Gymnasium dance studio.
Officials Club-Members may
sign for games on the Barbour
Gym bulletin board. One game
per week must be officiated for
Intramural Manager Meeting-
All athletic managers will meet at
5 p.m. today in the WAB. Each
scrority, dormitory and league
house should send their manager
or a substitute.
Assembly meeting for the Wom-
en's Physical Education Club will
be at 9 a.m. today in Barbour
A short business meeting will be
followed by a volley ball game with
the faculty. All members are re-
quested to attend, according to
Beverly Haley, club manager.
The opening Ruthven tea of the
season will be held today from 4 to
6 p.m. at the home of President
and Mrs. Ruthven.
The teas, which are held the
first two Wednesdays of every
month under the sponsorship of
the League Social Committee, pro-
vide an opportunity for students to
meet President and Mrs. Ruthven
and also to go through their home.
Special guests at the affair to-
day will be foreign students from
25 different countries, Pi Beta
Phi, Phi Gamma Delta, Williams
House and Helen Newberry.
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