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SUNDAY, APR 2 3, 1950
Installation Night To Be Held
Tomorrow at Rackham Hall
New Officials of the League, Assembly,
Panhel,_WAA Boards Will Be Announced

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

New appointive and elective of-
ficials of the League, Assembly,
Panhellenic and WAA will be an-
nounced at the annual Installa-
tion Night to be held at 7:30 p.m
tomorrow in the Rackham lecture
hall.
Along with the key positions,
names of committee members for
next year will be revealed at this
time. Orientation advisors and
the cen ral commttee members of
Soph Dab and JGP wll also be an-
nounced.
Frosh Present
Maizie, Birdie
In Floors hows
Plans have been completed and
floorshow rehearsals are under-
way for Frosh Weekend, the tra-
ditional two-day all-campus dance
to be held from 9 p.m. to midnight,
r Friday and Saturday in the Lea-
gue Ballroom.
The Maize and Blue teams will
swing into ;action to present com-
peting floorshows introduced by
* their respective stars, "Maizie"
and,"Birdie."
A UNIQUE decorating scheme
has been planned with the teams
each carrying out their themes
in' one half of the ballroom.
When Maizie Charlestons on-
to the floor Saturday night the
yellow team will present a flap-
per show in keeping with their
theme "Flapper Daze." Friday
evening the blue faction will
dominate the stage with click-
ing cameras.
The leading performer in the
blue floorshow, Jean Waidley, de-
rived the name "Birdie" from the
title of their show "Watch the
Birdie." She will take part in
three scenes "By the Sea," "Off
to War," and "Rain, Rain, Rain,"
representing photography, from
1900 to the present.
WHEN THE curtain opens the
scenes will give the appearance of
frozen pictures, photos treasured
through the years. But the charac-
ters will melt and come to life to
sing, act and dance forthe enter-
tainment of the audience.
Saturday evening, when the
Maize team takes over the stage,
the setting will be transformed
into an Oriental scene complete
with authentic costumes. Orig-
inal songs and music will form
a featured part of the entertain-
ment.

MEMBERS OF this year's Lea-
gue Council, and Interviewing
and Judiciary committees will be
seated on the main platform
throughout the ceremonies.
As is tradition, members of
each residence on campus will
be seated in special sections, and
a special space will be set aside
for the board of representatives.
Dean Mary C. Bromage will
open the ceremony with a few
words of welcome, explaining the
milestone in women's government
due to the adoption of the new
League constitution.
IT WAS THE constitution
which conceived the idea of a
special board of representatives
to elect the holders of all main
League posts.
The retiring president of the
League will also address the
meeting, and Miss Ethel Mac-
Cormick will announce the win-
ners of the three MaeCormick
scholarships.
Winners of the other fellow-
ships will be announced at a la-
ter date.
Following the ceremonies, a re-
ception will be held in the main
ballroom of the League in honor
of both the new and old office
holders.
Dottie Fogel, chairman of the
Installation Night ceremonies, ur-
ges that all women attend the
exercises as it is the night of the
official recognition of officers in
women's government on campus.
Workshop To Feature
Speakers at Meeting
The Job Outlooks Workshop,
sponsored by the League, will hold
a meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday.
Miss Marie Hartwig will speak
on opportunities in Recreational
and Community Organizations.
Fields such as work in the Y.W.C.
A. will be covered.
Mrs. Betty Tableman, also
speaking at 4 p.m., wil discuss
"Women in Government" and Civ-
il Service Examinations, includ-
ing the exams offered and what
type of work they represent.
The speakers will offer concrete
advice on methods of obtaining
jobs in these fields and sugges-
tions for planning courses next
year that will be of aid. Women
interested in both summer and
career work will find the discus-
sions pertinent to their problems.
All women on campus are in-
vited to the Workshop. The meet-
ing rooms will be posted on the
League Bulletin Board.

New Initiates
To Be Honored
At Ceremony
Theta Sigma Phi, the National
Honorary Fraternity for Women
in Jouj~nalism, will hold their ini-
tiation exercises at 7:00 p.m. to-
day in the home of Holly Bevan.
The pledges who are being ini-
tiated are as follows: Joanne Bi-
erer, Pat Brownson, Jan Johnson,
Constance Jones, Maxine Ryck-
man, Elaine Tolls, and Jean Wer-
nig.
* * *
FOLLOWING THE initiation
will be the election of new officers
for the coming year.
The basic requirements for
membership in the sorority in-
clude a B average in Journalism,
plus outside activities, and is
open to all fields of Journalism
majors, including novel, news-
paper, magazine, or radio writ-
ing.
Delegates will be sent to repre-
sent the sorority in their National
Convention which will be held on
June 22 and 23 in Detroit.
* * *
OPPORTUNITIES FOR jobs in
Journalism will be discussed at
the Convention.
There will also be outstand-
ing speakers, a job work shop,
and the delegates plan to visit
the Detroit News, the Ford Mo-
tor Company and other places
of possible employment.
Other activities of the sorority
include coffee hours, and tours
through newspaper offices and
radio stations.
Eleanor Roosevelt is also a
member of Theta Sigma Phi.
Eligible Women Paged
As Dates for ISA Ball
The ISA is still searching for
eligible coeds to attend the coming
International Ball as dates of
those foreign students who have
little opportunity to meet the
fairer sex on this campus.
In order to relive this undesir-
able.situation the ISA has estab-
lished an aid to foreign students
for this event-a date bureau.
Any coed interested in taking
advantage of this opportunity of
attending ISA's biggest event of
the year with a charming escort
may apply now, says Norbert Pod-
gorski, chairman of the dance.
The bureau operates at the In-
ternational Center. Mrs. Meade
is in charge and the phone num-
ber is University extension 358.

By JO KETELHUT
"She must have been born with
a racquet in her hand!"
This was a familiar comment
among the opponents of Shyama
Deodhar a few weeks ago when
the badminton tournament was in
full swing.
ACCORDING to the coeds who
batted the birdie with Miss Deod-
har, winner of the tournament,
she plays a swift game which com-
pletely baffles those on the other
side of the net.
Capturing sport honors is
nothing new for Miss Deodhar
who has been collecting cups
and; medals for years. In addi-
tion to winning the all-campus
badminton title, she has been
the Badminton Club champion
for two years.
Among her long list of earned
titles is the all-campus women's
table tennis championship which
she has held for two years. Miss
Deodhar also reached the finals
in the International Center's open
ping pong tournament;
BEFORE coming to America,
Miss Deodhar won numerous con-
tests in India, including the Uni-
versity of Bombay inter-collegiate
badminton, tennis and ping pong
titles.
She has been swinging rac-
quets since she was 10 years old,
having been brought up in a
very sports-minded family. Her

three sisters and brother all
hold badminton, tennis and ping
pong titles in India.
Teacher for the talented family
is their father who is a famous
veteran of India's cricket team.
* * *
MISS DEODHAR believes that
there is a much keener interest in
women's sports in India than ex-
ists in this country. "I was very
disappointed to find such a lack of
enthusiasm here," she commented.
"There should be more encourage-
ment for American women to enter
into sport activities, with awards
and honors offered as incentives."
Inter-collegiate and varsity
tournaments are held every year
in India with medals and cups
given to both men and women
in all sports.
Miss Deodhar feels that there
should be more competition offered
in this country which would in-
clude women.
* * *
HAVING won the Barbour Schol-
arship for Oriental Women, Miss
Deodhar came to the University in
1948 after six years at the Univer-
sity of Bombay.
She is now studying education
and working on her PhD.
Miss Deodhar's activities are not
only narrowed to sports as she en-
joys writing, especially poetry.
* * *
SHE HAS HAD much of her
work published in the Marathi

BORN WITH RACQUET IN HAND:
Indian Sports Enthusiast Is Birdie Champ;
Awarded Table Tennis Title On Campus

language which is one of the 13
major languages in India and is
currently contributing to a . well-
known magazine.
She finds the students on
campus "very friendly" and en-
joys the dormitory life at Stock-
well.
Unlike most of the students she
does not mind the small meat ra-
tions in dormitory meals as she is
a vegetarian.
"I miss the spicy food which we
have in India," Miss Deodhar said.
Newman Club To Hold
'Blossom Time' Dance
"Blossom Time," Newman Club's
annual semi-formal will be held
from 8 to 12 p.m. April 28, at the
Newman Club.
Admission-free to all members,
the ball will follow an appropriate
spring theme complete with roses
climbing over actual trellises.
Providing musical atmosphere
for the even will be an Ann Ar-
bor band, the Townsmen.
Chairmen in charge of the ball
are Tom Moran and Bob Doherty
and Ted Kowalski is head of the
decorations committee.
Vote Wednesday

COLLECTOR OF CUPS-Shyama Deodhar, winner of the recent
all-campus women's badminton tournament, has been winning -
cups and medals for years in tennis, badminton and ping pong
competition both in India and at the University.
DAILYOFFICAL BULI.

(Continued from Page 4)
Allen, School of Forestry, will
speak on "M.V.A. Today." Every-
one welcome.
Faculty-Student Mixer, spon-
sored by the Michigan Education
Club. Faculty members and stu-
dents of the School of Education
are invited. Rm. 3A, Union, Tues-
day evening, April 25.
World Cooperation Week: 2:15
p.m., Mon., April 24, International
Center presents "International
Roundtable of the Air," over radio
station WUOM. 6 p.m., Exchange
Club International Supper.
Gothic Film Society. Extra meet-
ing, Mon., April 24, 8 p.m., Rack-
ham Amphitheatre. "The Three
Musketeers" (American 1921) with
Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. Members
may bring guests provided ar-
rangements are made in advance

with either president Hampton or
treasurer Whan, ext. 2784.
Women of the University Fac-
ulty: Dinner, 6:15 p.m., Tues.,
April 25, Hussey Room, League.
Election of officers and program,
7:30 p.m.
Russian Circle: 8 p.m., Mon.,
April 24, International Center.
Sociedad Hispanica: Social hour,
Mon., 4-6 p.m., International Cent-
er.
Tickets for Moliere's comedy
"School for Husbands" will go on
sale Mon., April 24, Lydia Men-
delssohn Theatre. Presented by
the Department of Speech, the
play will run Wed., April 26
through Sat., April 29. Special stu-
dent rates are available for the
Wednesday and Thursday night
performances. Box office open 10
(Continued on Page 6)

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