THE MICHIGAN DAILY
THURSI),AIY, NOVEM$E* 4, 1948
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What's Up in the Dorms
(EDITOR'S NOTE: Contributors to
What's Up in the Dorms Should con-
tact Dolores Palanker at The Daily
or 105 Betsy Barbour.)
Reaction around the dorms to
the election was one of general ac-
ceptance before the returns started
coming in after which the pro-
verbial lid blew off. Jordan Hall,'
which held a forum Monday night
presenting the various party plat-
forms, was the only dorm, except
for West Quad's mock election,
that had anything planned.
IDENTIFIED to anxious inquir-
ers in the food line as anything,
even . a guinea pig testing dorm.
food, the dorm reporter had dinner
at Wrest Quad Monday to observe
the mock election at the invita-
tion of Peter J. Ostafin, faculty
adviser, and Ray Okonsky, presi-
dent of the West Quad Council.
Although more than 1300 resi-
dents voted, it seems that their
statistics, as well as the Gallup
poll's, were wrong.
* * *
THE IDEA of the mock election
originated with Leonard Wilcox
who with the help of his house ad-
viser, Bernie Ellison, organized the
committee. Wilcox represented
Allen-Rumsey while other repre-
sentatives were Bill Gabriel, Wen-
ley; Jack Ray, Michigan; Howard
Hartnell, Lloyd; Leon Stock, Wil-
liams; Bill Skye, Adams; and Joe
She also witnessed the presenta-
tion of the West Quad Council cup,
awarded to Michigan House for
winning first place in the Council
Homecoming display contest. Bob
Daniels, chairman of the Mich-
igan House display committee, ac-
cepted the cup from President Ray
The Council passed a motion
unanimously favoring the Com-
mittee to Abolish the Ban, formed
in protest of the political speak-
SOMEONE LIKED the Allen-
Rumsey Homecoming display
which consisted of a mannequin
representing Illinois being lured
by a Wolverine, so much that he
lured the female figure away-
the top half, that is.
Allen-Rumsey men aren't too
worried about the mannequin, but
they'd like the sweater she was
wearing returned so they can give
it back to the Adelia Cheever gal
who loaned it to them.
CHICAGO HOUSE and Betsy
Barbour are having an exchange
dinner tonight between 24 ex-
changees. This is the first social
event for Chicago House, which is
planning four smokers and a hay-
ride during the semester.
20,000 NAMES LOST:
Troubles Assail Directory
From Unexpected Sources
Frenzied faces dominate the scene at the office of the Student Di-
rectory staff today, and paranoia is fast setting in.
"The whole world is against us!" cries Kathie Douglas, campus
sales manager for the Directory.
Bill Zerman, Directory general sales manager, lights a cigarette,
and explains dejectedly. "First, we were supposed to come out Nov.
2-you know, new United States government, and new University of
BUT THEN the bindery broke down!" Kathie cries again.
"Our beautiful red, white, blue, green, yellow Directory, and
the bindery in Ypsilanti breaks down!"
"Yes," Zerman continues, "it's the fattest-an inch and a half
thick-and most colorful Directory yet.
* * 3
"B'UT THE insides are lost!" Kathie repeats. "The scarlet covers
went to Detroit on a truck to get bound, and the insides .... the 20,-
000 names . . . .they're in a freight car 'somewhere in Chicago.'."
WINNING BALLOTS-President Harry S. Truman, Mrs. Truman
and daughter Margaret cast their vote at Independence as the
President calmly predicted his landslide victory.
ForeignStudents Lack Fundsa
The dollar shortage is slowly the end of the current semester,
strangling the education of many Dr. Gale pointed out.
foreign students, according to Dr. At present the one remaining
Esson M. Gale, director of the hope for Chinese students is relief
International Center. funds raised in this country.
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