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TlICHIG7AN DWIiiY PAGEPV

Junior Women
'Fate of the Union'
Will Be Theme
Of MusicalSatire
First Performance Will Honor Senior
Coeds in Keeping with JGP Tradition;
Supper To Precede Parade to Theatre.

To Present Annual J G P Event March 17, 18, 19

Union To Hold }

Assembly and Panhellenic Combine Forces
To Establish New Tradition, Frosh Weekend

"Fate of the Union," the 1949
Junior Girls' Play, will be pre-
sented March 17, 18 and 19 in
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
This year JGP will be a musical
satire, but in. keeping with a tra-
dition established with the first
JGP, the exact theme will be kept
secret.
The first performance will be
given in honor of senior women.
Following the annual supper the
seniors will march to Lydia Men-
delssohn to see the premiere.
IN TRADITIONAL fashion, the
'Hillelzapop in'
Tells o Change
In Ticket Price
The central committee of "Hil-
lelzappopin' " has announced a
change in ticket prices for the
event, which will be held Satur-
day, March 26, at the Pattengill
Auditorium.
Balcony seats will cost 90 cents.
Main floor tickets will cost $1.00
and main floor center tickets will
cost $1.10. Sales will begin Thurs-
day and proceeds will be donated
to the United Jewish Appeal..
The six skits which survived
the elimination process will be,
presented by the Traumatic
Players, Phi Sigma Delta, Al-
pha Epsilon Phi, Zeta Beta Tau,
Pi Lambda Phi and Sigma Delta
Tau.
These groups will compete for
the honorary cup and the board
of judges will determine the win-
ner on the basis of the quality of
the skit's theme and its produc-
tion.
The central committee has se-
lected as judges Miss Ethel A.
McCormick, Prof. Garnet Gar-,
rison Prof. Samuel J. Elders-
veld, Prof. Theodore Newcomb
anl& Prof. William C. Morse.
Stage crew workers are still
needed according to the chair-
man of "Hillelzapoppin'," Naomi
Gaberman and she has asked
those who are interested to con-
tact her at Hillel Foundation or
Stockwell Hall.
HILLEL WILL HOLD an open
house from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. to-
day at the Foundation in honor of
graduate students.
Everyone is invited to attend
the affair, which will be in the
form of an informal mixer. Bridge
and dancing will be provided for
entertainment.

senior parade will be held on
stage. Married women carry can-
dIes, engaged women will suck
lemons, pinned women will wear
straight pins and unattached wo-
men will throw pennies in the
wishing well to signify their status.
The play, written and pro-
duced by junior women, will be
open to the public Friday,
March 18, and Saturday, March
19. Tickets may be purchased
from 2 to 5:30 p.m. March 14
through 17 and from 2 to 8
p.m. March 18 and 19 in the
box office on the first floor of
the League.
Over 300 juniors have combined
forces to produce JGP. Leading'
parts will be taken by Jo Hender-
son, Carol Tuer, Jo Christensen
and Barbara Cress.
JGP HAS BEEN proluced an-
nually since 1904. The play was
not opened to the public until
1923. Early plays were written by
students, alumni and professors.
This year's Junior Girls' Play
is directed by Betty Jo Faulk
and her assistant, Dorothy Fo-
gel. Virginia Campbell is gen-
eral chairman with Pat Lewis
assisting her.
Costumes are designed by Laura
Nasset. Directing dances for the
Combined rehearsal for the
cast of JGP will be held from
2 to 6 p.m. today in the League
Ballroom.
All those having singing,
dancing, or speaking parts in
the production are required to
be present, according to Betty
Jo Faulk, director.
production are Marsha Ames and
her assistant, Sally Mitts. Finance
is handled by Shirley Osgood. Sec-
retary is Mary Jo Wilson.
MAKE-UP will be executed by
Nancy Williams. Ticket sales will-
be directed by Marilyn Bates.
Mary Stuart has designed the
scenery. Phyllis Bohnsack is stage
manager and Rita Schubot, her
assistant.
Katherine Mills is directing
the music. Louise Steele is ar-
ranger and composer for the
production. Barbara Gerholz
and her assistant, Phoebe Feld-
man, have written the lyrics.
Sally Goodyear is gathering
properties for the show. Publicity
is being directed by Katherine Mc-
Pherson and her assistants, Mari-
lyn Stone, posters, and Jean Russ,
Daily publicity.
Nancy Cupples has designed
programs. Lois Kennedy is in
charge of the ushers.

'Wishing Well'
Ball Saturday
"Wishing Well Ball," one of a
series of specialty dances pre-
sented by the Union Social Com-
mittee, will be held from 9 p.m. to
midnight Saturday in the Union
Ballroom.
The calendar will jump ahead
a few weeks, as the couples dance
in the gay atmosphere of a warm
spring evening.
. The corridor leading to the ball-
room will be adorned with old
fashioned street lamps. Spring
flowers, peeping up from the bases
of the lamp posts, will carry out
the theme.
SILHOUETTES of spring scenes
will decorate the fireplace. An old
wishing well, surrounded by the
fresh blossoming shrubbery of
May is to be in the ballroom
proper.
The dance floor will be illum-
inated by strings of soft multi-
colored lights creating a soft,
shadowy effect.
A low picket fence will set off
the bandstand while a canopy ov-
erhead will lend to the illusion of
late spring.
REFRESHMENTS will be serv-
ed to the guests in the Terrace
Room which will also carry out
the spring decorations. The room
will be transformed into a French
cafe, with lanterns swinging over-
head.
Chairman of the affair is Bill
Race, with Dick Cossit in charge
of publicity and Bill Greager in
charge of decorations.
Coed's Basketball'
Match Continues
Another round in the basketball
tournament will be reached this
week with the following teams
competing:
Monday at 5:10 p.m.-Alpha Phi
I vs. Jordan IV, Kappa Kappa
Gamma II vs. Cheever I; 7:15 p.m.
-Zeta Tau Alpha II vs. Stock-
well XI, Delta Gamma I vs. Alpha
Xi Delta I; 8 p.m.-Cousins I vs.
Pi Beta Phi, Couzins II vs. New-
berry III.
Tuesday at 5:10 p.m.-Chi Ome-
ga II vs. Alpha Phi II, Jordan III
vs. Sororsis II; 7:15 p.m.-Gam-
ma Phi Beta I vs. Barbour III,
Alpha Chi Omega II vs. Stockwell
VII; 8 p.m.-Alpha Delta Pi I vs.'
Delta Gamma II, Gamma Phi
Beta III vs. Alpha Gamma Delta
II.
Wednesday at 5:10 p.m.-Vaughn
I vs. Kappa Kappa Gamma I, Del-
ta Zeta III vs. Alpha Gamma Del-
ta I; 7:15 p.m.-Alpha Chi Ome-
ga I vs. Chi Omega I, Alpha Xi
Delta II vs. -Mosher I; 8 p.m.-
Sorosis I vs. Tri Delta I.
Thursday at 5:10 p.m.--Stock-
well XIV vs. Delta Zeta I, Pi Beta
Phi II vs. winner Jordan III vs.
Sorosis II; 7:15 p.m.-Gamma Phi
Beta II vs. Newberry I, Barbour
II vs. winner Alpha Chi Omega II
vs. Stockwell VII; 8 p.m.-Sigma
Delta Tau vs. Kappa Kappa Gam-
ma V.

Assembly and Panhellenic As-
sociations will unite to institute a
new campus tradition this year
when Frosh Weekend will be held
April 28, 29 and 30.
The purpose of the project is to
acquaint freshmen with League
Activities and enjoy a weekend of
entertainment at the same time.
A mass meeting will be held at
4:30 p.m. Thursday in the League
Ballroom which all freshmen are
invited to attend.
PLANS FOR THE weekend will
be discussed and information con-
Dames Clubs
To Assemble

cerning petitioning and interview-
ing will be presented. Assembly
and Panhellenic Boards will Xve
a skit on the process of interview-
ing and Miss Ethel A. McCormick,
Social Director of Women, will
speak.
Among other things, Frosh
Weekend events will include two
dances to be held April 28 and
29 in the League. A "What and
When to Wear it Show" will be
presented April 30. This de-

monstration will be a take-off
on a style show.
All freshmen, independent and
affiliated, will be welcome to take
part in the weekend activities.
IF THE PROJECT is success-
ful, the Prosh Weekend will be an
annual affair which will give
freshmen an opportunity to be-
come familiar with the League
functions and also enjoy a full
weekend of entertainnent.

This

Week

Daily-Howe
BIG SPLASH--Coeds of the future may really be able to splash
in a new women's swimming pool. League Council recently pre-
sented $1400 worth of bonds to the WAA swimming pool fund.
League President Pat MacKenna gives the gift to WAA President
Gwen Sperlich and Vice-President Rosemarie Schoetz. Secretary
Betsy Bousefield is in the swim.
Riding Club Membeship Open
To Intersted CampuS Women

The Riding Club, under the
management of Jose Engle, has
this year taken on a brand new
existence on campus by opening
membership to every woman who
wants to ride.
A year ago the only riding club
was called "Crop and Saddle" and
only 16 women who displayed out-
standing riding ability, were eligi-
bile for membership.

tion given on saddling and brid-
ling at the roast and also time
devoted to singing and cooking
dinner around an open camp-
fire. Transportation will be pro-
vided.
Actual riding will begin the first
weekend following spring vacation
and will continue each week
throughout the semester.

Michigan Dames Music Group
will meet at 8 p.m. today at the
home of Mrs. Don Thomas, 3501
S. State St.
Mrs. Claybourne Mitchell, pro-
gram chairman, has invited Miss
Juana de Laban, assistant super-
visor in physical education at the
University, to speak on interpre-
tive dancing and ballet.
Hostesses for the evening will
be Mrs. Charles Madden, 915 E.
Huron and Mrs. George Towe, 411
W. Davis St.
The March general meeting of
the Dames Club has been sched-
uled at 8 p.m. tomorrow in the
Assembly Room of Rackham.
This month the Clef Club will
take charge of the program.Ar-
rangements have been made to
secure the Lyra Male Chorus, di-
rected by Charles Taylor, for the
evening's entertainment.
The Dames Sewing Group will
hold its monthly meeting 8 p.m.
Thursday at the home of Mrs.
James Peters, 920 E. William St.
Members are asked to bring a
quarter of a yard of material to
be used in making oven mitts.
Open House
Dancing, ping pong cards
and television will be featured
at the League open house which
will be held from 7:30 to 10:30
p.m. today in the Grand Rap-
ids Room of the League.
This is., the second of flue.
weekly Sunday open houses of
the semester sponsored by the
Assembly Association.

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The club's first meeting was UNTIL ThEN, indoor club meet-
held last Monday attended by 51 ings which will be held at 5 p.m.'
enthusiastic coeds and Miss Engle on alternating Mondays, beginning
is expectig and hoping for still March 21, at WAB, will provide
more to join. helpful instruction on riding ap-
Plans have been made to open parel, equipment and information
whicseason w t held wenesday sregarding horses. New members
eeingisMarcehe16datWRanhsday1are also welcome at the March 21
evening, Mrh se6intRsanch ilmeeting.
Stables. Those interested in be- meig
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also invited to attend the roast. vacation, there will be practical
instruction for beginner inter-
mediate and advanced riders at
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