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December 02, 1948 - Image 5

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fnnual Slide Rule Ball To Be Held
In Masonic Temple Tomorrow

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Slide Rule Ball, annual formal
sponsored by the Michigan Tech-
nic, will be presented from 9 p.m.
to 1 a.m. tomorrow night at the
Masonic Temple Ballroom.
This all-campus dance was
moved from the IM Building to its
present location because of lack
of student support and the ex-
pense involved in renting the IM
Petitions Due
For A-Hop
Coeds petitioning for positions
on the central committee of As-
sembly Ball must turn in their
petitions by noon Monday.
Positions are open for general
chairman, decorations chairman,
publicity chairman, ticket chair-
man, finance chairman, patrons
chairman and program chairman.
Assembly Ball, traditional
coed-bid dance sponsored each
year by Assembly Association,
will be held March 4 at the
All independent coeds are elig-
ible to petition. They may, sign
up fortinterviews in the t4hder
graduate Office of the League
when they turn in their petitions.
Women who petition are asked
to submit themes for the dance
in their petitions and to bring
eligibility cards to their inter-
vews, according to Arlette Har-
bour, Assembly president. -
- -
Coed Sports Night
Coed sports activities will be
held from 7:30 to 10:30 Friday
in the IM Building.
The previous announcement
that they would not be held
Dec. 3 due to Slide Rule Ball
is to be disregarded.

Building, according to Gus Gic-
zewski and Lexie Herrin, co-chair-
men of the dance committee.
A new system for the purchase
of dance tickets has been inaug-
urated. Students may sign an
I.O.U. to pay by Dec. 10. This is
aimed to alleviate financial strain
during that embarrassing time of
the month between allowances.
Tickets will be on sale from 9
a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today and tomor-
row in the E'ngine Arch.
TRADITIONAL rivalry between
the lawyers andnthe engineers is
commemorated by the dance.
Intermission entertainment
Anyone interested in working
on Winter .Carnival is invited to
attend. the meeting of his choice
and sign up to be a member of.
the committee. All members are
reminded to bring their eligibility
Skiing and Tobogganing-There
will be a meeting at 7 p.m. today
in Rm. 3M of the Union.
Program Committee - There
will be a meeting at 4 p.m. today
in the Kalamazoo Room of the
Prize Committee-There will be
a meeting at 4 p.m. today on the
third floor of the Union. Room
number will be posted on the
bulletin board.
Ice Show - There will be a
meeting at 7 p.m. today inbRm.
3L of the Union.
Central Committee-There will
be a meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in
the Union. All members are re-
quested to be present.

will feature the hidden talents
of many a professor in the En-
gineering College. A juggler, a
barbershop quartet and an Ab-
bott and Costello comedy act
will be included in the floor-
Bob Strong and his orchestra,
with vocalists Hywanna and Bill
DeMaria, and scat singer Eddie
Paul, will provide the music.
DECORATIONS for the dance
will convert the balcony of the
Masonic Temple Ballroom into a
miniature Arboretum. The cafe-
teria will be open for refreshments.
Gerard Giczewski and Lexie H.er-
nr are co-chairmen of the dance.
Other members of the committee
are Folke Lundegard, decorations;
Richard Humes, publicity; Philip
Stemmer, tickets; Robert Clark,
programe and patrons, James
Chandler, finance; and David
Stein, intermission entertainment.
Ticket Sales for
Formal To Conti
Ticket sales for the Union For-
mal, to be presented from 9 p.m.
to midnight Friday, Dec. 10, will
continue this week.
Tickets an h b rv hn dr ftn

Festive Theme
t:Takes Spotlight
At HollyHop
Christmas and its festivities will;
be the theme of the West Quad's
annual semi-formal Holly Hop,
which will beuheld from 9 p.m. to
midnight Saturday in the quad.
The two dining rooms on the
second floor of the quad will be
: taken over for thesaffair; one
room will be the scene of an
old fashioned Christnas, fol-
lowing all the old traditions in
decoration, and theother room,
' ""':the scene of "a modern Christ-
mas with silver trees and blue
Cliff Hoff and his orchestra will
provide the music for some 900
dancers including Quad residents
and their dates as well as alumni
and guests.
Women guests at the dance
ACTRESS - Pat Knight will will receive holly corsages, while
soon co-star in a film with her the men will be presented with
husband, Cornel Wilde. white carnations as boutinieres.
Since the dance will be semi-
formal, the women will wear
formal gowns, while men may
attend in either formal dress or
dark business suits.
Tnue1 eekRefreshments will be served on
the first floor concourse, where an
organ will add Christmas music
to the atmosphere. A string en-
A huge giant head will over- semble will grace the lobby and
look the bandstand. a pianist will be found in the
Women will receive a corsage main lounge, for those who would
in addition to a dance program. like to join in singing carols.

When'several hundred coeds
meet and pool their talents each
year, the result is another pres-
entation of Soph Cabaret-a full
evening of entertainment, rang-
ing from a dance to a hilarious
Years ago, sophomore women
presented a circus in one form
or another as their annual proj-
ect, like the "Bungling Brothers
Circus" of 1927. which was affil-
iated with the Annual League in
Sarah Caswell Angell Hall.
The sophomorebclass of 1929
decided to add a bit of sophisti-
cation and inaugurated the
Cabaret. First offered in . Bar-
bour Gymnasium, the Cabaret
was a successful venture.
The production gained popu-
larity with a variety of enter-
tainment including floorshows,
dancing and novelty booths, as-

suring the Cabaret a lasting place
in campus life.
Moved to the League in 1931,
the Cabaret represented a Mardi
Gras. The hit of the produc-
tion was a puppet chorus, in
which the women wore masks,
characteristic of the theme.
The Cabaret theme in 1932 was
nautical, with the ballroom dec-
Ushers committee of Soph
Cabaret will meet at 4 p.m.. to-
day in the League.
Hostess committee will meet
at 5 p.m. tomorrow in the
orated like a ship, and 'gob' num-
bers in the floorshow. The Gay
Nineties inspired "Brass Rail" in
1933, and "Pseudo Psilly Sym-
phony" was the title in 1935.
Monte Carlo was the theme

of the Cabaret in 1941. The
production fell on the two days
before Pearl Harbor and was
discontinued after this per-
formance for several years be-
cause of the war.
When the Cabaret was resumed
in 1944 with the "Music Box," it
was enlarged to cover the entire
second floor of the League as it
now does.
The Cabaret has a four-fold
purpose: to bring the sopho-
more women together in a mu-
tual class effort, to support a
worthwhile project selected by
the central committee, to de-
velop and broaden friendship
among the Cabaret participants,
and to provide a weekend of fun
and entertainment for the
whole campus.
These aims are achieved dur-
ing the year-long period of Cab-
aret preparations.

Cabaret History Includes Many Themes

lutt6ca ue purcnase irom
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at booths located
on the diagonal, in the Union and
at University Hall.
U'nion Formal, based on a
"Jack and the Beanstalk"
theme, is presented each year
by the Union Executive Council
Music for the dance will be pro- Participation-No girl may
vided by Frank Tinker and his tcpeonmrthnnev
regular Union orchestra, featur- ticipate on more than one v
ing Bill Layton as soloist. ball or basketball team. If
The dance floor will be trans- does, the team will be record
formed into a mythical castle defaulted. If a girl must
where the Giant lives. A tre- teams for any reason the
mendous beanstalk, by which manager must notify Ruth
the legendary Jack. climbed, up Hansen by note in the WAA
to meet this giant, will wind its
way up to this castle in the air. Basketball Club-Members


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meet at 4:00 p.m. tomorrow in
Barbour gym.
Officials Club-There will be a
meeting at 4:30 p.m. tomorrow in
Barbour Gym.
Ice Skating Club-Skaters must
skate two hours each week at rink
hours: Monday, Wednesday and
Friday 1 to 3 p.m., Tuesday and
Thursday 1 to 2 p.m., and Friday
9 to 12 a.m. Roll will be taken at
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Golf Club-A lesson will be
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selors will meet at 7 p.m. today
in the correctives room of Bar-
bour gym. Members are requested
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