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Student Variety Show Still Nameless;
Suggestion Winning Acceptance To Win
Subscription To Daily, Gargoyle,'Ensian
The final round of talent testing
or the coming spring all-campus
ariety show will be held from 1
p 3 .m. Saturday in Rm. 3A of
Talents of varieties A through Z
acrobatics through zither play-
rg) have been tested, according
o Glee Club President Philip Mor-
is, but there is still plenty, of
oom for competition from all
inds of audience charmers.
House "player" or "musician"
roups, and individual comedians,
unsicians, magicians and unde-
Inable talent holders are urged
: compete for appearance on the
rariety show which will be held
unday, April 24 in Hill Audito-
Coeds who make purchases at
orm candy-booths are helping to
well the Assembly Displaced Per-
rns Fund at the same time they
re helping themselves to a va-
jety of confections.
By a recent amendment to the
eague constitution,; the proceeds
rom these booths may be trans-
erred to any student organization
elected by the League Undergrad-
ate Council. Profits, which have
ormerly gone to the Fresh Air
lamp, will go to the Displaced
'ersons Fund from now on.
The League Council voted to
hange the name of the committee
a charge of the booths to Special
rojects Committee. Previously it
as been called the Benefit Drives
Last semester the booths yielded
profit of $402.69. Helen New-
erry had the highest per cent of
ales based on the number of resi-
There are booths in all of the
omen's dorms except the new
orm. Plans are being made to
pen one there as soon as facilities
The Special Projects Committee
rges dorm residents to turn in
uggestions concerning the kind
f' articles they would like the
ooths to sell.
rium sponsored by the
Union and the League.
THE LUCKY TEN ACTS chosen
for the show by the judging com-
mittee of Bob Perrin, represent-
ing the Union, Morris, the Glee
Club and Jackie Reid, the League
will have the chance at $175
worth of prizes. Winners will be
chosen by audience applause reac-
tion and professional talent scouts
may be on hand.
Although auditions will be
heard at any time during the
Saturday tryout period, audi-
tioners are urged to make a pre-
vious appointment by calling
the Union Student Affairs of-
fice or Bob Perrin, 4211.
Pianists and vocal numbers are
especially requested by the judg-
ing committee which will be in
charge of the final Saturday try-
THROUGH UNION and League
co-operation this talent show will
also establish the basis for a
permanent talent file, to be set up
by the two.
Open to any group, individual,
or organization desiring talent or
entertainment, the file will be
started with thehnames of all
those who audition for the va-
The purpose. of this perma-
nent record will be to make stu-
dent talent known and avail-
able to campus and off-campue
groups; and to give talented stu-
dents a chance for professional
Additional feature of the spring
variety show is the naming con-
test. As yet the, show is nameless,
but students with enlightening
name suggestions should mail
their idea to the Union Student
Offices by Sunday.
Practical prizes for the winner
will be a year's subscription to
The Daily and the Gargoyle and
a 1949 Ensian.
The idea of the combination tal-
ent file grew out of the practice
of both Union and League hav-
ing separate files. The purpose of
the files was to supply talent for
their intermission dance enter-
tainments. The talent committee
of the Leage is a temporary com-
mittee which is replacing the for-
mer Ballroom Committee.
Steber, soprano star of NBC's
"Voice of Firestone" program,
has a busy schedule of radio,
concert, and opera appearances.
She began a tour in mid-Feb-
ruary that will take her across
Speaking parts will rehearse to-
day from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Re-
hearsal Room from 7 to 9 p.m. in
Chorus members will practice
according to the following sched-
4 to 5 p.m. Group VII in the
5 to 6 p.m. Group VI in the
5 to 6 p.m. Specialty III in the
Dancers will rehearse today
from 4 to 6 p.m. in the AB Room
and from 7 to 10 p.m., in the ABC
Make-up committee will meet
from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. today in
the C Room. Members are to wear
old clothes, according to the chair-
man, Nancy Cupples.
Publicity committee will meet at
4 p.m. today in Suites 1 and 2 on
the third floor of the League. All
members must work at least four
hours weekly in order to get ac-
tivity credit, according to Kath-
erine MacPherson, chairman.
Scenery committee will meet at
7 p.m. today in Suites 1 and 2.
Members are to wear old clothes,
according to the chairman, Mary
Wayward wisps and straggly
ends of upswept and braided hair
can be easily remedied with a
quick swoop of one of the lacquer
pads now on the market.
Bll To Have
Spring will have an early ar-
rival in Ann Arbor when the
Union presents its Wishing Well
Ball from 9 p.m. to midnight Sat-
urday. March 12 in te Union
Couples will dance to the music
of Frank Tinker and his orches-
tra in the gay atmosphere of a
warm spring evening.
OLD FASHIONED street lamps
will adorn the corridor to the
"commons" while an arch of
branches will mark the entrance-
way. Spring flowers, peeping up
from the bases of the lamp posts.
will announce the coming of
In the ballroom proper an old
wishing well, surrounded by the
fresh, blossoming shrubbery of
May will symbolize the good
luck and fulfillment of the
dancers' wishes. Silhouettes of
the various aspects of the sea-
son will decorate the fireplace.
Strings of soft multi-colored
lights will dangle overhead illumi-
nating the ballroom in a soft.
shadowy light. Above the band-
stand a canopy will lend to the
illusion of late spring while a low
picket fence will set off the band.
Refreshments will be served to
the guests in the Terrace Room
which will be transformed into t
Tickets on Sale
For M iI itaryBa I I
Tickets for Military Ball, slated
for 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, March
18, in the Union Ballroom, are on
sale for $2.50, 'according to Jack
The price was previously stated
as being higher. Waters empha-
sized that all active, reserve, and
former officers of the services are
eligible to attend. Tickets are on
sale at the NROTC and. ROTC
"In case men have outgrown
their uniforms, formal attire may
be worn," Waters added.
Frank Tinker and his orchestra
will play for dancing at the mili-
It has been requested that wom-
en do not wear corsages. Women
attending the affair will receive
1:30 a.m. permission.
Installation rites for the con-
gregation council of Ch r is t
Chapel will be conducted during
the regular service at 11 a.m.
Sunday. This is the first layman
group to serve the chapel since its
founding during bomber plant
Six of the 12 members are stu-
dents. They are Louis Dellwig.
James Downer. Kenneth C. Don-
aldson, Harry Hanson. John Kis-
ly and Richard Leithauser. Others
elected were Mrs. Forrest Handley,
Mrs. Arthur Maynard, Mrs. Robert
Roberts. Mrs. Ora Sheets, Mrs.
Gary Jones and Walter Sukach.
Mrs. Jones is the wife of a Uni-
The chapel offers a non-denom-
inational service and is sponsored
by the National Lutheran Coun-
Activities before and after the
dance are being planned by groups
attending the "It's Being Done
at Willow Run" dance Saturday
night, sponsored by the Student
Pre-dance parties are being
:iven by Mr. and Mrs. Norman
Gronlund of 1036 Revere, and
Dr. and Mrs. Victor Zerbi, 1280
Danvers. Mr. and Mrs. Vincent
... By LUCILLE DONALDSON
Early are having open house at
their home. 1213 Malden.
Miss A. Rankin Harris will serve
breakfast to the cleanup commit-
tee of six couples. They are Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Hicks, Mr. and
Mrs. Roland Gumprecht, Mr. and
Mrs. Ed McCallig, Mr. and Mrs.!
John Green, Mr. and Mrs. Wil-
lian Roe and Mr. and Mrs. Early.
Ken Norman and his orchestra
will furnish music from 9 to 12.
During intermission drawings for
door prizes will be held. Merchan-
dise and tickets for services have
been donated by Willow Village
Special guests will be Dean and
Mrs. Erich Walter, Mr. and Mrs.
Richard Correll, Mr. and Mrs. Ken
C. Cavanaugh, Mr. and Mrs. Wal-
ter Funkhauser. Paston and Mrs.
J. E. Edwards, Pastor and Mrs. G.
W. Hintz, Mr. and Mrs. Richard
Leithauser and Miss Harris.
Familiar scenes of the Village
will be used for. decorations. Pro-
grams are being prepared by Mrs.
John P. Davison, Mrs. Frank Gib-
son and Mrs. John E. Williams.
Tickets may still be purchased
at the University Community Cen-
ter, from any club member or at
Bowling Club - The Thursday
group of the club will meet from
3:30 until 5:30 p.m. today in the
bowling alleys of WAB. Members
are requested to bring $3.50 for
dues and to wear bowling or ten-
Ice Skating Club-There will be
a meeting of the club at 5 p.m.
today in Barbour gym to elect new
Camp Counselor's Club-There
will be a reorganizational meeting
of the club at 7:15 p.m. tomorrow
in the Corrective Room of Barbour
Gym. Members are requested to
bring favorite recipes for over-
Fencing Club-There will be a
meeting of the club at 5 p.m. today
at WAB. New members are still
Archery Club-Practice will be
held from 4 until 6 p.m. today at
en badminton enthusiasts will be
interested in the all-campus wom-
en's singles Badminton Tourna-
ment to be played from 1 to 3
p.m. on Saturdays, March 5 and
12 in Waterman and Barbour
Contestants can either rent or
bring their own racquets, and will
supply their own birds.
Prospective participants must
sign up for the tournament by
noon Friday on the Barbour Gym
bulletin board, according to
Nancy Somers, manager of the
women's Badminton Club.
Anyone interested in further in-
formation can call Miss Somers,
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