SUNDAY, JANUARY 9, 1941)
WHO IS'SILYER KING'?
Unveiling To Be at Carnival's Ice Show
"Silver King" has the answer
to the question "How far southI
can you get?"
He is the south pole's mythical
counterpart of Santa Claus whoI
will descend on Ann Arbor to
reign over Winter Carnival Feb.
2 and 3 during registration week.
THE JOINT UNION-LEAGUE
committee has persuaded him to
leave his cool iceberg to help
Michigan celebrate the first Win-
ter Carnival since 1941.
Silver King's identity is strict-
ly hush until the formal un-
veiling Feb. 3 at the final ice
show. He will send two-line
jingles, however, to The Daily
each day this 'week.
To each of the first five stu-
dents who can correctly identify,
the well-known campus person-3
ality who is personifying him,I
from the hints in the jingles,
Silver King promises one silver
GUESSES MAY be sent to "Sil-
ver King" at his temporary Ann
Arbor address, 1830 Hill. The
first five correct answers will be
picked on the basis of the earli-
est postmark, Nancy Culligan,
publicity chairman, said.
Before his formal presenta-
tion at the ice show, he has
promised to make a veiled trip
down the diag Friday noon.
If he can get a jet attachmentI
for his sedan chair in time for
his trip from the pole, tie may
make a Wednesday excursion
down the Diag.
THE TWO-DAY CARNIVAL is
open to townspeople as well as
students. Tobogganing and ski-
ing competition in the Arboretum
followed by a dance in a "ski
lodge" atmosphere at the League
are on the first day's calendar.
Judging house displays of ice
or snow sculpture, a skating party
at Burn's Park, and the final ice
show at Colesium where presenta-
tion of house trophies and indi-
vidual awards wli be made by
Silver King is the order of the
Summer Jobs Registration
Meeting Set for Wednesday
Summer may seem a long way off, but now is the time to find
a good job for then.
"A resignation meeting for summer employment will be held at
4:10 p.m. Wednesday in the west gallery of the Alumni Memorial
Hall," Roy. E. Sommerfield, of the Bureau of Appointments and
Occupational Information has announced.
SUMMER PLACEMENT activities of the Bureau involve finding
* * * ~ <all types of jobs ranging from
Studen s W il working in the pine forests of the
dIl west to camp counselor of a Girl
Receive Job Clls from resorts are re-
ceived from most sections of the
country bat primarily from the
Inform atio cast and middle-west. Place-
ments in dude ranches are not
Activities of the Bureau of Ap- Sommerfeld said that, "While
pointments and Occupational In- most students seem to be inter-
formation will be in full swing ested in resort work, there is less
next week. I demand for. workers in resorts
Representatives from the In- than in camps. Calls are received
stitute of Gas Technology will be from private and organizational,
here to interview seniors for two- boys, girls and coeds camps.
year fellowships Tuesday. In the I M
afternoon there will be a regis-
tration meeting for summer em-
ployment and Wednesday the ser-
ies of lectures on job opportuni-
ties for February and June grad-
uates will be continued.
R. A. SCUDDER, of the Stand-
ard Register Company, and Geo-
rge Hall, of the Sears Roebuck
and Company, will discuss op-
portuities and positions for col-
lege graduates in their respective
fields at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday
in 231 Angell Hall. There will
be an opportunity for questions
Appointments for interviews
with the representatives of the
Institute of Gas Technology
may be made by calling the
Aureuof ponm ts and
Occupational Information. Two
yea fellowships leading to a
degree of Master of Gas Tech-
nology'will be offered to senior
students majoring in chemistry,
chemical engineering, mathe-
matics, mechanical engineering
and closely related subjects.
The Institute of Gas Technolo-
gy is an industry-sponsored re-
search and educational institu-
tion with - the Illinois Institute
of Technology. Fellows will re-
ceive a beginning stipend of $125
per month which is subject to
LAST YEAR the Bureau re-
ceivedaa variety of calls from bus-
iness and industrial organization.
Types of calls ranged from selling
and customer contact work and
factory labor to working in lum-
The Bureau is now attempting
to develop a program where cos-h
panies will take students on a try-
out basis during the summer
months with the possibility of ob-
taining a permanent job after the
students has graduated.
T Be Discussed
Job opportunities in education
will be discussed by T. L. Pur-
dom, director of the University
Bureau of Appointments and Oc-
cupational Information and Prof.
Curtis of the School of Education
at a meeting of the graduate edu-
The meeting, to be held at 4
p.m., Tuesday, in the student
lounge of the University Elemen-
tary School, is open to all stu-
dents and faculty members in the
School of Education.
MELBOURNE, Australia -
Some kangaroos live in trees, and
can jump as far as fifty feet to
(EDITOR'S NOTE: Contributors to
What's Up in the Dorms should con-
tact Dolres Palanker at The Daily
or 105 Betsy Barbhour.)
Ray Okonski, president of the
West Quad Council, announces
that West Quad will give its first
J-Hop breakfast from 2 to 4 a.m.,
Sunday, February 6.
Miss Irene E. Boelts, chief dieti-
tian at the Quad, promises an ex-
tra-special breakfast for the occa-
sion, comparable to the well-
known J-Hop breakfasts provided
by the League and Union.
RUMORS HAVE been circulated
that Peter A. Ostafin, faculty ad-
viser for West Quad, will be on
hand to welcome the guests and
The main lounge and the first
floor dining halls will feature a
cozy atmosphere with candles
and suitable decorations. Tick-
ets, on sale in the Quad for $1.05
per person, are limited only to
residents and their guests.
Joe Stone, president of Williams
House, has been appointed West
Quad's J-Hop breakfast chairman.
MEN OF Victor Vaughan, for-
mer occupants of the women-oc-
cupied residence hall, report that
they have received word that they
will return to the old "homestead"
at the beginning of the new sem-
ester. The dorm will probably be
ready for male occupancy during
INDEPENDENT WOMEN in the
various dorms have been invited
to attend Willow Village's final
fling, the "Willow Windup."
The dance will take place at
8:30 p.m. Friday in the West
Lodge gym. Married students are
JACQUELIN RUFF, '51, won the
ping pong tournament held at
Jordan the week before Christmas
Regular Diet Assured
NEW DELHI, India-For many
years, the Parsees of India have
disposed of their dead by placing
the bodies on towers where the
vultures could eat them.
The newly-revived Union Opera
announces that after two years of
preparation it is ready to begin
casting for its forthcoming musi-
cal extravaganza, "Froggy Bot-
Tryouts may arrange for audi-
tions by calling the Student Offi-
ces of the Union tomorrow and
Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 10
AUDITIONS ARE scheduled for
Tuesday and Wednesday, and
Thursday if necessary, from 3 to
6 and from 7:30 to 10 p.m. After-
noon tryouts will be held in Rm.
3-G of the Union, with evening
sessions slated for the Union Ball-
Students who do not make
appointments may obtain audi-
tions during the scheduled hours
if time permits.
A large number of parts are
available, including singing, danc-
ing and specialty roles, according
to Union Opera chairman Dave
Leyshon. Since only males are eli-
gible for the opera, men who can
effectively portray the weaker sex
are especially needed to fill the
* * *
ASPIRANTS FOR lead roles will
be asked to demonstrate their act-
ing ability as well as their singing
prowess. Two choruses, one for
singing and the other for dancing,
are to be used in the show.
The opera committee has suc-
ceeded in obtaining Fred Evans,
nationally known musical com-
edy director, to take charge of
its production. Evans has work-
ed with such outstanding show-
men as George M. Cohan, Mike
Todd, Florenz Ziegfield, and
George Shubert. He also spent
five years at the Chez Paree,
and during the war served over-
seas with the USO.
"Froggy Bottom," the brainchild
of Jim Wright, a graduate English
student from Flint, is a musical
comedy dealing with the problems
arising from the housing shortage.
Music for the show was composed
by a number of students, including
Ed Chudacoff, Jim Ebersole, Ted
Johnson and Ralph Hamilton.
The opera will be presented on
March 23, 24 and 25 at the Michi-
Engineer Open House
Chairman Petitions Due
Petitions for committee chair-
manships for the Engineering
Council open house should be
turned in to Wally Dublanica, 802
Oakland, or phone 2-1290 as soon
A biennial event, the open house
will be held Friday, April 22.
The open house will present ex-
hibits prepared by students from
each engineering department and
other interested organizations.
All persons or groups interested
in participating in this year's open
house should contact Dublanica.
8 R I T 0 N S C 0 N F E R - Emanuel Shinwell (left),
British Secretary of State for War, confers with Gen. Sir William
Slim, new chief of the Imperial General Staff, in London.
A T D G, SH O W - Bill Sturm, 6, Illiopolis, Ill., grooms
his English Springer Spaniel for a Chicago show.
J O H N DOE AND J U N 1O R -;.John Doe, 30. whose
name got him into all sorts of complications. sits in Bad Axe,
Mich.. home with John. Jr. In order to cash his pay checks, Doe
once required special letter from factory where he worked.
B 0 T T L E C A T -- Voyo 4 months old, learned to drink
milk this way as a kitten after his mother was:killed by an auto-
mobile, says his owner, Mrs. Annie Estabrook of Portland, Me.
G EN A K L. E A r L A I N S - President Ismet Inonu (left) of Turkey gets from Maj. Gen.
Earl Hoag, air chief of U.S. military mission, explanation of tactics during Turkish army maneuvers.
In center is General Erdelhun, Turkish army instruction staff chief.
the cost of
the rise and fall
T U K A IN - Actress Mae
West wears a draped turban
with a face-framing scarf at a
night club in Hollywood.
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our most exciting precious leather fashions
by quality, by design, by price, by far!
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E L E C T E - Joseph Allen
Frear, Jr., 45, president of a re-
tail fuel and milk firm at Dover.
Del., will represent his state as
a Democrat in the U.S. Senate
for the next six years.
A R L Y - D A Y K I T C H E N - This reproduction of a California kitchen of 1885 was one of
displays at San Francisco show where antiques valued at $7.000.000 were exhibited.
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