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Men May Buy Comfortable Formal Apparel
Tommy Dorsey WIll Play
For 'A Dreamer's Holiday
All gloomy thoughts of quickly
approaching finals will vanish at
"A Dreamer's Holiday," the an-
nual IFC Ball, to be' presented
from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, May
12 at the IM Building.
With the slow .and soothing mu-
sic of Tommy Dorsey, the senti-
mental gentleman of swing, this
N traditional campus dance will be
based on a theme featuring the
famous buildings of the world.
STARTING OUT as a trumpet
& player in his father's orchestra,
Dorsey swtiched to the trombone
when the regular player became
ill. Both the instrument and the
player seemed suited to each other
and have remained inseparable
In 1934, Dorsey combined with
his brother Jimmy in an orches-
tra which featured such famous
names as Bob Crosby, vocalist;
Glenn Miller, trombonist and
IRay McKinley on the drums.
Featured with the Dorsey group
playing at this year's dream dance
will be drummer Buddy Rich and
new feminine vocalist Frances Ir-
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Lutheran Student Association:
Tea and Coffee Hour, 4 to 5:30
p.m. at the Student Center, 1304
Anthropology C lu b . Meeting,
8 p.m., 3024 Museums Building.
Entrance to the building by the
gear door. Prof. James B. Griffin
wvill address the club on "Exca-
vaions at Cahokia."
Nelson International House is
now accepting applications for
residence for the summer and/or
spring-fall semesters. Address let-
ters of application or inquiry to
personnel chairman, 915 Oakland
Ave., or phone 3-8507 for infor-
House Presidents Committee :
Meeting open to all House Presi-
dents or their representatives,
7:30 p.m. See League bulletin
board for room.
Tea Dance: 3-30-5:30 p.m.,
League Ballroom. Admission free.
Both couples and stags invited.
Student. Legislature: Meeting,
7:30 p.m., 3d floor, Union. Pick up
Agenda in SL office.
U. of M. Flying Club: Meeting,
1042 E. Engineering, 7:30 p.m Op-
Modern Dance: Rehearsal for
dance concert, 7:15 p.m., at the
dance studio. All those in the "Old
City" be sure to attend and bring
Ulr Ski Club: Meeting, 7:30 p.m.
Rm. 3A, Union. M o v i e s of
this year's Aspen trip and election
of officers. All Members expected
Michigan Arts Chorale. Regular
rehearsal, Rm. B, Haven Hall,
7 p.m. Concert May 14.
the world of show business from
the youngest of his younger years,
Rich's background includes ap-
pearances in many of Broadway's
vaudville houses. At the age of
seven, he played before the late
President Woodrow Wilson, and
even ,indulged in a back stage con-
fab with the chief executive.
In the dying days of vaude-
ville, Rich occupiedthe spot of
drummer with Bunny Berigan's
orchestra. From this position he
moved on to Artie Shaw's group
where he remained for a year.
He next joined Tommy Dorsey
as a featured artist and stayed
with the group until the war when
he enlisted in the Marine Corps.
Upon his discharge, he had a
group of his own for a while, but
soon rejoined Dorsey and has re-
mained with him ever since.
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at the "Dreamer's Holiday" will be
furnished by the winning house
in the IFC sing to be held May 10.
Thirty-six of the fraternities on
campus will enter the booth com-
petition at the dance. There will
also be a booth for independents.
All booths will be patterned on the
famous buildings of the world.
plans for summer trips abroad to
attend international sessions on
League Record Concerts.
Wed., 7-8 p.m., Concourse. Sche-
herazade by Rimsky-Korsakov;
Slavonic Dances by Dvorak.
Sun., 7:30-8:30 p.m., Ballroom.
Beethoven's 4th; Rumanian Rhap-
sody by Enesco.
DREAMY MUSIC-MAESTRO-Tommy Dorsey, famed senti-
mental gentleman of swing, wil play for the annual IFC Ball
which will take place Friday, May 12 at the Intramural Building.
Mammoth Footprints Herald
Approach of Blackfoot Bll'
His oric Feud
To Be Revived
At Law Dance
Lawyers will shelve heavy books
Friday night for their big fling
of the year, Crease Ball.
Frank Tinker will provide the
musical background for the cou-
ples from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the
Michigan Union. Late permission
is granted to coeds Friday.
TICKETS are available to all
those who wish to attend the
dance from the Barristers' Society
who sponsor the event. They can
also be purchased at Hutchins'
Hall or at the Lawyers Club store.
It is a tradition for the laywers
to display the authentic engi-
neers' slide rule at Crease Ball,
which the engineers claim can-
not be done.
However, this year the lawyers
state that, "it has been no chal-
lenge to their determined ingenu-
ity to find the slide rule, and take
it from under the strong guard
of the engine house boys." So said
Chuck Bayer, publicity manager
for the dance.
BAYER HINTED that although
the slide rule, or an imitation of
same, will not be displayed the
lawyers may have something else
of equal significance to decorate
the ballroom and surprise the
Programs will be issued in the
form of the "Michigan Raw Re-
view." Lawyers understand this
to be a humorous satire on the
"Michigan Law Review," pub-
lished for them iniall serious-
ness and containing faculty
Dick Hawkinson is in charge of
all preparations for the dance.
Publicity assistant Harney Stover
said, "He has delegated his work
to Bob Scott, tickets; Bill Hess,
decorations and Bayer on publici-
ty. These men have in turn given
their work over to their respective
President and Mrs. Alexander
Ruthven will be hosts at tea from
4 to 6 p.m. today at their home.
Residents of Alpha Gamma Del-
ta, Delta Chi, Stockwell Hall (O
side) and Victor Vaughn House
will be special guests.
Campus coeds are not the only
ones who worry about clothes, for
the modern college men are just
as careful in their selection of
A man expects comfort, style
and correctness in his clothes.
Gone are the days of uncom-
fortable formal apparel. The col-
lege man now can have smart ap-
pearance without being encased in
his tux, because comfort and free-
dom are the keynote in the design
of modern evening wear.
The latest formal clothes are
loose and loungy without being
baggy. They have smooth flow-
ing, straight ,lines which provide
the same ease and comfort as the
daytime sport coat and slack com-
Formal coats this season will be
All new members are invited
to attend the meeting of the
Archery Club at 5:10 p.m. to-
day on the Range.
Theology Forum: Lane Hall,
Prospective U.S. Navy Reserve
Supply Corps Officers: An Officer
representative of the Office of
Naval Officer Procurement of De-
troit will address men interested
in Naval Reserve Supply Corps
commissions at 212 North Hall,
1:15 p.m. Thurs., May 4. Candi-
dates must be 19 years of age or
older. Persons without prior Naval
service must have a Master's De-
gree. Navy veterans may qualify
with the Bachelor's Degree. Stu-
dents graduating June 1950 are
eligible. Preference will be given
students with majors in Business
Administration or Economics.
University Marketing Club: Mr.
Chester Ogden, Purchasing De-
partment, Detroit Edison Com-
pany, will speak on the topic "Pur-
chasing as a Function of the Mar-
keting Process." 130 School of
Business Administration, 7:30 p.-
m., Thurs., May 4. Refreshments.
All interested students invited.
Sigma Alpha Iota: May Festi-
val Luncheon for members and
their guests Fri., May 5. For res-
ervations sign the list on theS.A.I.
bulletin board before Wednesday
International Center Weekly Tea:
4:30-6 p.m., tomorrow.
U. of M. Hostel Club: Meeting,
7:30 p.m. tomorrow, Lane Hall.
U. of M. Sailing Club: Business
meeting and shore school, 7:30
p.m. tomorrow, 311 W. Engine.
U. of M. Sociological Society:
Thursday afternoon coffee hour,
307 Haven Hall, 3 to 5 p.m.
Michigan Crib: Meeting, Thurs.,
May 4, 8 p.m., Rm. A, League.
Election of officers and ratifica-
tion of proposed constitution. Dr.
William Leslie will speak on the
topic, "The Integrated Program-
Old and New." All members urged
I.Z.F.A.: Executive council, 4:15
Evidence that some monster of
gargantuan girth stalked the cam-
pus during the night was dis-
covered by students rushing off
to eight o'clocks yesterday when
they were confronted with gi-
gantic black footprints along busy
The mysterious footprints her-
alded the approach of Alpha Tau
Omega's annual "Blackfoot Ball,"
which is slated from 9 p.m. to mid-
night Friday in the League Ball-
TRADITIONALLY the dance is
held each year by ATO chapters
throughout the country. It is open
to members of ATO and their
long-standing rivals, the Sigma
Nu's, and special guests.
Rivalry between the two fra-
ternities began at Virginia Mili-
tary Institute in Civil War days.
The term "blackfoot" was ap-
plied to ATO's when the first
chapter was founded at the In-
stitute in 1865, to differentiate
the black-booted group from
the Sigma Nu's who wore white
boots with their uniforms.
Special invitations have been
sent out to Governor Williams, the
four other ATO chapters in the
state, and presidents of campus
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MUSIC for the evening will be
provided by Ken Norman's or-
chestra. The bandstand will be
decorated with a giant replica of
the program. Programs, which are
modernistic in pattern, were de-
signed by Tom Coates.
Dancers will enter the ball-
room between a pair of pigeon-
toed black feet. Balloons at-
tached to the ceiling will be sur-
rounded by black footprints.
Walls will be decked with large
black-edged picture frames con-
taining black feet silhouetted
against a white background and
illuminated with lights from be-
Other committee members plan-
ning the dance are: Bob Her-
husky, in charge of the post-dance
party on Saturday night; Mike
Service, decorations; Ted Haner,
refreshments; and Paul Anderson,
Stan Bujnowski, and Bill Keeler,
Chaperones will be Mrs. Edna A.
Strachen, Dean and Mrs. Walter
Emmons, Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Pe-
terson and Mr. and Mrs. R.
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Women of the University Fac-
ulty: Tea, 4 to 6 p.m., 4th floor,
United World Federalists: Meet-
ing, 7:30 p.m., Union. Talk over
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