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March 12, 1950 - Image 3

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St t ,MArtCU 12, 1950


Union Opera rings Out Seam Stress

Second Disc of Campus
Activities Album Ready

The second disc of the Wolver-
zne Club's three-record documen-
tary series, "Listen . . and Re-
member," will be released this
week, according toDon Greenfield,
club member.
Nancy J. Eichenlaub, '53, was
announced as the winner of a $25
savings bond for submitting the
prize-winning suggestion in the
club's "name the album" contest.
Salesmen will canvass campus
residences to play the two com-
pleted discs of the album which
contains highlights of campus ac-
tivities for the 1949-50 academic
THEY WILL accept orders for
the complete three-record album

which will be put on sale later in
the spring after the final record
has been waxed, according to
The second record contains a
recording of the crucial point
after touchdown in the Ohio
State football game, some of
Robert Q. Lewis' Varsity Night
quips and musical interludes
from the "Pirates of Penzance,"
the "Messiah," and the Men's
Glee Club Christmas Concert.
Also included in the waxing is
the last minute of the exciting
Indiana basketball opener, se-
quences from Panhel Recognition
Night and musical highlights from

Marian Sue
Star of our wardrobe...
Crisp, anforized
Dan Riverj
Cotton Cordspun
in slimming stripes ...--3
Just the right shades ofI
Blue, Green, Rose and
Black with White . . .
Smart style details
and typical Marian Sue fit}
add up to a
fashion "must" .,. .
Easy Snap Adjustment
9 Nickels Arcade 217 S. Main

"We'll put ruffles on the top
and bottom with satin in the mid-
So said Judy Loud, '50, as she
put the finishing touchs on the
lower part of a king-sized bathing
suit. Miss Loud is a member of
the sizeable crew of campus wom-
en who are sewing costumes for
the "ladies" chorus of "Lace It
Up," the 1950 Union Opera.
Needles, thread and creative in-
stincts run rampant in a tiny
room deep in the recesses of the
Union's fourth floor. Costume
headquarters for the Opera, the
room looks as if it might be the
Ann Arbor counterpart of Madame
Schiaparelli's famed Parisian stu-
* * *
IN CHARGE of this bevy of
seamstresses is Mrs. Emmie Mel-
lencamp, who designed the Opera's
female costumes. Her series of
colored sketches of the costumes
manages to keep the artistic tal-
ent of her crew in the proper
But each artisan is allowed
to use her own imagination to
some extent. This maintains in-
terest at a high level, in spite
of the fact that much hard work
is involved in turning out filmy
attire for a gang of masculine
chorus girls.
"I love to make hats," Doris
Harold, '53, declared as she flipped
a final feather into place on a
blue creation. Miss Harold uses an
old lamp-shade as a model for
her hats.
a lampshade was Joan Precht, '50,
who also "likes to make hats."
She was modeling a little Mexican
number while being interviewed.
Harem gowns were the spe-
cialty of Mary Staples, '50. "This
harem work is very interesting,"
Miss Staples said.
Irene Gonckowski, '51 BAd, was
busy with some sort of flimsy
transparent material, which she
was fluffing into another sort of
shape. She too "enjoys the work
* * *
A LARGE CARTON in the cen-
ter of the room contained nothing
but "curves." These bits of padding
will be inserted in the proper
SL To Send
Stenn to I.U.
Irv Stenn, '51, chairman of Stu-
dent Legislature's Better Business
Bureau, will represent SL at the
Midwest Student Government
Conference March 23 to 25 at In-
Stenn was appointed by the SL
cabinet to attend the conference
which will consider "The Respon-
sibilities of Student Self-Govern-
Representatives from nearly all
midwestern colleges and universi-
ties will attend the meeting which
will be divided into nine workshop
groups to study specific phaes
of student life.


Cousins' Spring Highlight

A fashion style
that promotes itself.
A four-point hit
for any young miss.
1. 100% wool
shortie coat-$45.00
2. Light-weight navy
wool skirt-$8.95
3. White straw hat
velvet trim-$7.95
4. White cotton
gloves--$1 .95




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