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Sports Clubs To Organize Fall Programs

Table Tennis

Club To Open
For those who prefer indoor
sports to the more strenuous out-
door variety, the Table Tennis
Club will hold its organizational
meeting at 5 p.m. tomorrow in
the W.A.B.
It is not necessary that coeds
know how to play the game in
order to join. the club. The first
few meetings will be spent in prac-
ticing and finding out who is al-
ready skilled in the game and
who is not.
Instructions will be provided for
those who can use them, accord-
ing to Janet Marshall, club man-
Although membership in the

club is limited to the women on
the campus, men who would like
to play may participate in games
later in the season. The club
plans to invite certain mens'
houses to future play, and mem-
bers will be able to bring male
A round robin tournament will
be held within the club. Other
plans include exhibitions by peo-
ple who have won all campus tour-
naments and other experts on the
Equipment will be supplied
and no fees will be charged. The
club will remain as informal as
At present table tennis tourna-
ments are going on within the in-
dividual houses to determine cam-
pus winners.


Fencing Club
Starts Season
Touche and crossed foils won't
be limited to use in movie thrillers
when the women's Fencing Club
begins its '48 season at 5 p.m. to-
morrow in the W.A.B.
Women foil enthusiasts will
fence for a period of 16 weeks this
term within the club, advised by
Jane White and instructed. by
Tommy Angel.
The first few meetings will in-
clude instruction and review of
fencing technique, while a tourna-
ment within the club will take
place later.
Membership will be limited to
women who have had eight
weeks of fencing or the equiva-
lent in college. Extra practice
periods are available on Friday
nights at the Intramural Build-
Fcil fencing only, using French
foils, will be done by the members,
according to Marion Robinson,
club manager.
Plain slacks and tennis shoes
are to be worn with the regula-
tion fencing equipment, which
will be supplied by the club at
a fee of 25 cents for each eight
week period.:
Further plans of the club in-
clude possible trips into Detroit
to watch playing in the Sal de
Tuscan matches.
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Ruthven Tea
ToBe Today
This fall's second Ruthven Tea
will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. today.
Honored guests at this week's
tea will include Kappa Alpha
Theta, Alpha Tau Delta, Tyler
House, Victor Vaughan, Associa-
Student Legislature members and
foreign students.
These teas give students an op=
portunity to meet Dr. and Mrs.
Ruthven and view the spaciou s
Ruthven home.
Mrs. Charles W. Lobdell, Mrs. T'
V. Fraser, Mrs. A. D. Moore and
Mrs. Ray W. Cowden will pour.
The teas will be held the first
two Wednesdays of every month.
under the sponsorship of the
League Social Committee with
Bobbie Jo Ream as general chair-
Although a different group of
students are honored at each tea,
all students are welcome.

'Bowery Bill' To Make First Appearance Today

"Bowery Bill" will make his
long-awaited appearance at 2 p.m.
(oday on. the Library steps.
The purpose of Bill's appear-
ance is to thank his loyal support-
ers in the election last Tuesday.
Travelling with him are his cam-
paign manager and his bouncer
from the Bowery.
HE WILL ALSO extend an invi-
tation to everyone on campus to
attend "Bowery Ball" which. he is
presenting as his post-election re-
The dance will be presented
from 9 p.m. to midnight in the
Union Ballroom.
Guests at the affair have been
asked to wear old clothes which
will carry out the Bowery theme.
The corridor leading to the
Ballroom will be transformed into
an "alley-way" with murals car-

rying out the effect. Traditional
swinging doors will separate the
"alley" and "dancehall."
RED AND WHITE checkered
table clothes and champagne bot-
tIes with candles will help create
the proper atmosphere in the
Terrace Room which is used by
couples sitting out dances.
The handstand will be deco-
rated with trees to create a "Ter-
race Bandstand" effect. Frank
Tinker and his regular Union
orchestra will provide music for
This is the first in a series of
specialty dances presented each
year by the Union Council.

"BOWERY BILL" hopes tl
students will attend Bowery R
which he is giving in appreciat:
of the support he wa§ given.
will also make a second appe
ance at the dance.
Michigan Dames
Michigan Dames will meeta
8 p.m. today in the Rackhar
Assembly Hall, The Dames sew
ing group will" meet at 8 p.'
tomorrow at the home of Mr!
Bertram Fulton, 1117 Churc
phone 2-2697.
Meeting times were erron
ously announced in yesterday



Wyvern will meet at 5 p.m. to-
day in the Cave of the League.
League Council has announced
the closing of the Campus Casbah
weekend dances formerly held in
the League Ballroom because of
the lack of student demand.
* * *
Panhel Ball tickets may be pur-
chased until Friday in the League
and University Hall. The dance is
no longer only a coed-bid affair.
The German department will be
guests at the student - faculty
coffee hour to be held from 4 to
5 p.m. today in the Terrace Room
of the Union.
Members of the Deutsche Verein
will act as hosts at the affair, and
all German. students as well as
others will be welcomed.

Student-Faculty hour will honor
the sociology and anthropology
departments from 4 to 5 p.m. to-j
morrow in the Grand Rapids Room
of the League.
H illel To Present
'Record Musicale
As a new feature on its agenda
for this year, the Hillel Founda-
tion will present a musicale at 8
p.m. Sunday.
The record program for the eve-
ning will include the following se-
lections: Brahm's Fourth Sym-
phony, Bloch's Baal Shem Suite,
Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in
E Minor and Dvorak's Slavonic
Iris Schuham, Hillel's publicity
chairman, has extended an invita-
tion to all music lovers.

MODEL-Pat Hall wears strap-
less swim suit of white shark-
skin with shirred front panel at
Los Angeles.

Bridge Expert To Give Lessons
In Preparation for Tournament


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Supervised duplicate bridge les-
Sons, in preparation for the Inter-
collegiate Duplicate Bridge Tour-
nament next spring, will be held
at 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday in
the Union Ballroom.
These lessons, to continue for
the remainder of the semester are
to be given under the sponsorship
of the House Committee of the
Union and not in cooperation with
the League as previously an-
Mrs. Bernard Agruss, winner
of the All-American bridge
trophy and a Senior Master
player, will give and supervise
the lessons.

There will be beginning and ad-
varced groups and hands will be
discussed. There will be a 25 cent
charge to go into a fund to help
finance trips to various bridge
tournaments throughout the coun-
try. The best players will be rep-
resentatives of the University.
Students, faculty members
and wives are invited to brush
up on their game and to learn
some short-cuts.
The group hopes to get other
experts from Detroit in the near
future to teach some of the finer
points of the game, according to
Bob Seeber, co-chairman of the
House Committee.

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To Welcome Elizabeth's First-Born

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LONDON - (/P) - The guns will
bang and the wells will clang when
Princess Elizabeth's baby is born.
And though nobody is making
any formal arrangement for it,
the crowds in the street will shout.
It's because the infant, whose
arrival at Buckingham Palace is
expected about mid-November, not
only will be a member of the pop-
ular royal family but will be the
second-in-line heir presumptive to
the throne.
PROTOCOL calls for the baby':,
grandfatlier, King George VI, to
give specific orders for the cannon
shooting. But military autliori ics
already know what tliey will be.
Boy or girl, the proper salute
is 41 guns.
They will be fired in Hyde Park,
just a whoop and a holler from
Buckingham Palace; at the an-
cient Tower of London; at stately
Edinburgh Castle in Scotland; at
the huge military training depot
at Aldershot; and at the big naval
ports of Portsmouth, Chatham and
at overseas bases in such places
as Gibraltar, Malta, Singapore and
The bells will ring in many
churches. But the principal tin-
tinabulation will be at great St.
Paul's Cathedral in London's old

The news of the royal birth will
be carried to the far corners of
the earth by an elaborate radio
set-up being organized by the Brit-
ish Broadcasting Corporation.
r, e ,
BBC WILL interrupt any pro-
gram that may be in progress-and
it is broadcasting to some part of
the world constantly-to flash the
first announcement.
There is hope at Broadcasting
liouse also that the King will
speak to the Empire.
Ta he cheering in the street will
be spontaneous. It happens on al-
most any special occasion connect-
ed with the royal family. This time
the event will be of such- im-
portance that authorities are posi-
tive the broad avenue fronting the
Palace will be choked with enthus-
iastic thousands.
THE NEWS WILL be announced
officially by home secretary Chu-
ter Ede who, by law, must be "in
the proximity" at the moment of
birth and must take a good look
at the newborn child.
The home secretary, after his
official glimpse of the young-
ster, will send out the good word.
One of the people he must tell
is the Lord Mayor of London.
The Lord Mayor will post the
announcement on the wall of
Mansion House, his official resi-
dence, and at the same time will
tip off the Dean of St. Paul's.

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