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To Be Held Today
Panhel, Assembly To Introduce Women
To League Activities at Informal Event
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Children To Be Entertained
Freshmen women will be guests
at an informal Christmas party
which will be given from 3 to 5
.m. today in the League Ball-
This party is being given by
Panhellenic and Assembly Associa-
tions to introduce freshmen to
activities of the League, and to
help them get acquainted with
For IFC Ball
Petitions for IFC Ball chairman-
ships are due at 4 p.m. today in
the IFC office of the Union.
Six committee chairmanships
are open including publicity, dec-
orations, houses, booths, programs
and tickets. Those who have peti-
tioned before need not do so again,
according to the general co-chair-
men, John Baum and Jake Jacob-
Petitioners will state which po-
sition they are applying for, as
well as their specific plans for that
committee. The executive council
along with the general co-chair-
men will meet at 4 p.m. today to
pick committee chairmen.
members of their own class and
Hostesses have been. chosen
from all dormitories, league
houses, and Ann Arbor students.
Members of the boards of both
organizations sponsoring the
event will also be hostesses.
Entertainment has been planned
to suit everyone. Bridge games will
be organized. Mrs. Santa Claus in
person will be mistress of ceremo-
nies at the floorshow. Pat Baum-
garten, pianist, and Jean Boos, vo-
calist, will be featured.
Decorations on the Christmas
theme will add to the festive
spirit of the party..
Marilyn Flynn and Marie Hed-
rick are co-chairmen of the party.
Other members of the committee
are Jean Boos, refreshments; Bet-
ty Jane Auch, decorations; and
Shirley Richardson, enter tain -
No Ruthven Tea
There will not be a Ruthven
Tea this week, according to
Miss Ethel McCormick, Social
Director of the League.
The teas, usually held the
first andssecond Wednesdays
of every month, will resume af-
ter Christmas vacation.
Ann Arbor children will be in for
a big treat tomorrow when IFC
presents its annual Christmas par-
ty from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. at Hill
Santa will be on hand to pass
out candy and apples to everyone.!
Also celebrities from near and far
have been invited to entertain on
Newt Loken will give a comedy
act on his famous trampolin. Two
Christmas stories will be enacted
by a dramatic group headed by
Pollee Thomson. Their titles are
"Rudolph the Red Nosed Rein-
deep" and "The Night Before
Buzz Durant and 20 famous
clowns will bring more laughs to
the ;youthful audience.
The Ann Arbor High School
Band will play a program of
Christmas carols and marches.
Members of IFC who have
planned the party this year are:
Stan Crapo, chairman of the com-
mittee Bruce Lockwood, Jim Ely
and George Milray.
Over 3,500 children will be en-
tertained by the party. It is an
IFC function which is traditionally
presented at Christmas time.
IFC CHRISTMAS PARTY-Jack Waters, posing as Santa Claus
at last year's affair, hands out candy and apples to the kids. The
party is given annually for the benefit of the children of Ann
Jurniors May Sign at League
For Auditions for JQP Roles
can help you to look
Come in and see us .. .
We're next door to the
Michigan Theatre at
601 E. Liberty
Tryouts for the 1948-49 Junior
Girls' Play will begin Wednesday,
Jan. 5, and continue through Fri-
day, Jain. 7, in the League.
All coeds who plan to try out
fo- JGP must sign up in advance
for thei auditions on sheets
which will be posted in the League
Undergraduate Office. Tryouts
wil " be held 'u"ing afternoons
and evenings from Wednesday to
Women have been reminded by
the Office of the Dean of Women
that they are required to get per-
mission in case they intend to
leave for home before Christmas
recess actually begins.
This permission will not excuse
absences from Friday classes, ac-
cording to the Dean's office. The
new location of the office is 1514
Y. / Ir
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ANY JUNIOR woman who is
eligible to participate in campus
activities and who has paid the
junior class dues may take part
in these tryouts.
Tryouts will he divided into
three sections: those for speak-
ing, dancing and singing parts.
T'.e director, bietty Jo Faulk
emphasizes the fact that every
coed who tries out will be used
in the production.
Miss Faulk will be in charge of
tryouts for speaking parts. Mar-
sha Ames will direct dance try-
outs. Auditions for singing parts
will be given by KatherineMlls
and Louise Steele.
THOSE JUNIORS who are in-
terested only in committee work
may attend a mass meeting which
will be held Jan. 12 in the League
"Many enthusiastic workers
are needed for all phases of
production to make this year's
JGP.a record-breaking success,"
Virginia Campbell, general
The theme of JGP is kept a
secret according to past tradition.
The only information which has
been released is that it will be a
The Junior (irk'F Play is a tra-
diion which w as started in 1904.
Originally it va. performed owly
once for senior women following
the senior supper. In 1923.
Last Coffee Hour
Coffee hour from 4 to 5 p.m. to-
day will be held in the Terrace
Room of the Michigan Union.
This week the Union will honor
the faculty and students of the
Geography Department. Anyone
wishing to attend is welcome.
All students who have planned
to attend one of these informal
student-faculty hours are urged to
come today since this is to be the
last one held by the Union this se-
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... By LUCILLE DONALDSON
CLUB ACTIVITIES, neighborhood bridge games and the inevita-
ble morning cup of coffee at the nearest friends, have been abandoned
throughout the Village. Christmas preparations have taken over.
Social festivities got underway with the annual Ruthven tea Sat-
urday. The Village Church Fellowship choir presented a program of
sacred Yule music Sunday.
ANOTHER COURT party is being panned by three families
of Quincy court. This will be a combination Christmas and birth-
day dinner party Tuesday at University Community Center.
Those who will attend are Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Miller and
daughter, Ann; and Mr. and Mrs. Melbourne Blatchley, and son,
SANTA CLAUS will bear a striking resemblance to Richard Cor-
rell, co-ordinator of veterans affairs, when he visits the party at the
Umiiversity Community Center this afternoon.
Student Wives Club are sponsoring the affair and mothers are
asked to bring a 25 cent gift for her child with his name on it and 10
cents to cover the cost of treats.
* * * *
CHRIST CHAPEL Sunday School is presenting its Christmas
program at 4:30 p.m., Sunday, December 18. All classes, including
the nursery and beginners' groups, will participate. The theme
will be "What Can I Give."
* * * *
THIRTEEN CHILDREN, ages four months to four years, took
over the Ralph Bacon home on Sudbury for their annual neighborhood
party last night.
Youngsters attending, accompanied by their mothers, were Kit
Hillard, Harold, Judy and Ricky Bacon, Kathie Teener, Patrick and H.
E. Colestock, Barbara Branch, Kent Hampton, Carol Ann and Denny
Spencely and Billy and Kirk Hampton.
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