nTUJ.DAs MAY 7, 1lJ4sJTHE 1 ICHIGAN DJiTy
Takes First Place in Lantern Night Sing
I Phi's, Kappa Kappa Gamma's
Win Honors in Posture, Sports
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Mosher Hall was awarded the
thirty-fifth annual Lantern Night
song cup for its presentation of
"In the Month of Maying."
Runner up was Alpha Delta Pi
with its song "The Galway Pip-
ers." Singing "Some Folks" and
"Sing We and Chant It" and
"Charm Me Asleep," Chi Omega
and Martha Cook residence cap-
tured third and fourth places re-
Awarded for the first time last
year, the posture cup, given by
the, Women's Physical Education
Department to the group having
the best posture, went to Pi Beta
Phi. Collegiate Sorosis placed sec-
ond, while Gamma Phi Beta and
Delta Delta Delta took third and
fourth. Dr. Margaret Bell, director
of Women's Physical Education
and the Women's Division of
Health Service, made the awards.
RECOGNITION certificates for
residence participation in campus
activities went to Jordan Hall,
which held highest place among
the dormitories; Kappa Kappa
Gamma, first in the sorority divi-
sion and Mary Markley, which had
the largest number of points of
the league houses.
Individual sports honors went
to Marge Ingram of Jordan
Hall, with a total of twelve ac-
tivities. Ann O'Connor, Stock-
well; Irene Straub, Alpha Xi
Senior physical education
majors have challenged the fac-
ulty of the Women's Physical
Education Department to a golf
match which will be played at
8 p.m. tomorrow on the Univer-
sity Golf Course.
Delta and Nancy Sommer, Chi
Omega had eleven activities
each. Mary Lou Hook of Alpha
Xi Delta and Stockwell had a
total of nine activities, and Jeri
Mulson of Kappa Kappa Gamma
participated in ten.
Marian Bruneau of Stockwell,
Betsy Bousfield, Sally Goodyear,
Helen Gerdler, Marjorie Sutfin
and Doris Buser, all of Kappa
Kappa Gamma had eight activ-
ities to their credit. Katherine
Geigenmuller, Chi Omega; Marilyn
Howell, Gamma Phi Beta, Mary
Riggs, Mary Buckmaster, Joan
Kampmeier and Janet Dewey,
Kappa Kappa Gamma, each had
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JUDGES FOR THE song com-
petition were Philip Duey, as-
sociate professor and vocal in-
structor of the School of Music
and director of the men's glee
club; Geneva Nelson, assistant as-
sociate professor of music educa-
tion and Thelma Jervis, associate
professor and vocal instructor in
the School of Music.
Preceding the competition in
Hill Auditorium, the participants
continued the thirty-six year
tradition of marching around
the University's original "forty
ORIGINALLY all the seniors
carried lanterns, from which the
name Lantern Night was taken,
and the juniors carried : hoops
through which the freshmen
jumped. Today. only the first five
women leading the proecession
carry lanterns, and each class
wears its traditional colors. The
juniors wear yellow hair ribbons,
the sophomores have red, and the
freshmen sport green. Each, senior
is flanked by four underclassmen.
THERE'S A SONG IN THE AIR-As
Delta Delta in the presentation of its
Ruth Campbell leads Delta
song in the annual Lantern
PUDDING PLEASES PERLE:
Women's National Press Club Gives Awards
As President 7
By RUTH COWAN, A.P.
Leading figures of the United
States and other nations went in
for a femine ribbing recently at,
the annual award dinner of the!
Women's National Press Club.
Winston Churchill was shown
trying to sell King George The
Pyramid Club plan to lift Britain
out of its austerity.
Josef Stalin was offered one U.S.
communist a month-free.
Club members impersonated
the statesmen in a series of
skits at their annual award din-
ner attended by the President
and Mrs. Truman.
During the evening Mr. Truman
presented the club's six 1949
THE TOP AWARD, that of
"Women of the Year" went to
Mrs. FranklinD. Roosevelt in rec-
ognition of her work as chairman
of the United Nations' Human
Rights Commission. The wife of
the late President is a member of
the Women's Press Club herself.
Others to whom Mr. Truman
handed awards and their fields
of achievement were:
formally, Mrs. Anna Robertson,
Eagle Bridge, N.Y., -88-year-old
painter who started her career at
7q without a single lesson.
Theatre: - Madeleine Carroll,
Hollywood and Broadway actress.
Government: - Mayor Dorothy
'ruman Attends Annual Dinner
McCullough Lee of Portland, Ore.
Author:-Mary Jane Ward of
Evanston, Ill., who wrote "The
Business: - Marjorie Child
Huste, Minneapolis, Minn., execu-
MRS. PERLE MESTA, one of
the capital's leading hostesses,
heard Ruth Montgomery of the
New York Daily News assert in the
course of the program "it takes
Perle's ready dough and politics"
to cook up one of her parties. Her
prize was a year's supply of Mrs.
Truman's "Ozark Pudding Ready
Throughout the skit ran a de-
tective story theme on "Who,
Knocked Out The Elephant."
Finally, amidannuproar, a bat-
tered up elephant appeared on
stage and said he has spotted
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