n _ ::THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Sig Ep-ATO Annual Tug War To Rage Across Huron River;
Losers Will Provide Christmas Tree for Stron gest Team
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Picnic, Softball Game
By JO KETTLEHUT
Cooks at the ATO and Sig Ep
houses have been working extra
hard during the past week in at-
tempting to fatten up the men
with huge steaks and vitamin-
The idea behind this all-out ef-
fort to build muscles and increase
strength is the annual ATO-Sig *
Ep tug of war. Thirty of the big-.>;;
gest and brawniest men from each
house will wtake sides across the f
nuron tomorrow afternoon for .:
"THE GREAT BIG hairy chest-
ed men" will attempt to snatch
away the title of champion rope
pullers from the Sigma Phi Ep-
silons who have been winners for
the past two years. They can suc-
ceed by dragging the Sig Eps in-
to the Huron in two pulls out of
The whole idea of the tug of
war began two years ago when
a major controversy arose over
Christmas trees. Such questions
as "what happened to the ATO
tree" and whose tree did the
Sig Eps have?" caused quite a
confusion which was further in-
creased when several other
houses on campus became in-
The ATO's and Sig E's, how-
ever, decided to settle the issue
by having a tug of war every
spring. The loser of the battle
must provide a Christmas tree for
the winning house the next year.
The tree is later donated to the
THE RIVALRY between the two
houses has become so great over
the tug that the men on each
side get together for practice be-
fore the event.
TUG O' WAR... Biggest and brawniest members of the Sig ED and ATO fraternities vie in annual
battle. Loser of the fray will supply next year's Christmas tree for the winning house. Losers also
get a dunking in the -Juron River.
so eager to win the pull that
they studied a book on the
strategy of war games. It must
have proved a worthwhile idea
as, although outweighed that
year, they won easily.'
A picnic for the two houses will
also take place in the afternoon
and evening tomorrow. Softball,
games and refreshments are a
part of the day's activities.
The names of three sopho-
more women tapped by Wyvern
society, were erroneously left
out of the list printed Wednes-
They are: Diana Lahde, Joan
Mintzer and Sally Fish.
APPROXIMATELY 250 people,
including ATO's, Sig Eps and
their dates, are expected to at-
tend the picnic which will begin
at 2 p.m. The rope pull will take
place at 5:30 p.m.
Through it all, the two houses
have remained the best of friends.I
They shared the same booth at
the IFC Ball this year and have
had many parties together.
Last minute help before finals
may be obtained in the Merit-
tutorial Undergraduate Office of
the League before the end of this
week, said Marian Larson chair-
man of Merit-tutorial.
The committee, which has been
giving student aid for this semes-
ter, is closing this week.
Tutoring has been offered to
men and women on campus in all
subjects. The charge for this help
is 75 cents per hour.
The Merit-tutorial office con-
tains activity records, tutoring
files, and an information cata-
logue. Besides assigning tutors to
help students, the committee also
has a merit system to keep a
record of all the coed activities
As the softball tournament en-
ters the semi-final playoffs, the
schedule is as follows:
5:10 p.m. Monday - Chi Omega
I vs. Kappa Kappa Gamma I *;
Mosher II vs. Kappa Alpha Theta
I * ; at 7 p.m. - Couzens I vs.
Couzens II *; Delta Delta Delta I
vs. Stockwell XI * (5 innings);
Stockwell IX vs. Sorosis *.
Tuesday - No games scheduled.
At 5:10 p.m. Wednesday - No
games scheduled; at 7:00 p.m. -
Winner of Mosher II-Kappa Alpha
Theta I vs. winner of Stockwell
IX-Sorosis * (5 innings); Winner
of Couzens I-Couzens II vs. Mosh-
er I * (5 innings).
At 5:10 p.m. Thursday - No
games scheduled; at 7:00 p.m. -
Winner of Chi Omega I-Kappa
Kappa Gamma I vs. Alpha Xi Del-
ta I * (5 innings).
The starred team is responsible
for the bases, the other team for
the basket with the remainder of
With the introduction of a new
soft shoe in the market of wom-
en's footwear, milady will soon be
seen in shoes which have the basic
design of the well known ballet
slipper, but fits close to the foot
and molds to its shape.
S P O T T Y T A K E S 0 V E R--spotty, Dalmatian of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Jenkins, Boardman, 0,
watches over the family cat and her kittens, even preventing sister Sallie (right) from aiding.'.
FLEET ADM.IR AL
-, Miss Kitty Eisher, elected
Admiral of the White Lake, N.C.,
amateur skippers, sets out in her
tiny sailboat for an inspection
Icruise on the lake.
One year the Sig Eps were
Vacationing Coeds May Find
Varied Opportunities for Jobs
Now that spring is here and
mid-terms are over, many coeds
are begining to think of what
they're going to do with three
months of free time.
This vacation time is a welcome
relief to many study-weary stu-
41, dents, as well as an excellent op-
portunity for exploring, learning
and turning classroom theory in-
SUMMER JOBS vary in oppor-
tunity. Some will mean money in
the bank, some will mean room
and board-and fun, most will
give pin money, and many offer
nothing but experience.
Many coeds are headed for
beach and resort jobs this sum-
mer to .combine profit with play.
Off duty, students use the re-
creational facilities open to em-
ployees, which may include
swimming, horse-back riding,
fishing, and hiking. Most open-
ings for the inexperienced are
jobs as waitress, maids, or
Journalism majors might wel-
come a job on a weekly small-
town paper, for the valuable prac-
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SOME COEDS pick the public
library to learn about people and
books. Library jobs include cleri-
cal chores, or painting posters
and working on exhibits for those
with an artistic touch.
Hospitals are still under-
staffed, which means job open-
ings for volunteers, especially
good for students who plan to
make hospital work their ca-
reer. The greatest needs gener-
ally are for ward and clinic aids,
clerical workers, typists, lab and
dietitians' aids, and secretaries.
For the coed with a steady hand,
and good balance, a position of
waitress on the lake and river
lines may be chosen. This job af-
foirds scenic beauty plus pin
VACATIONERS who are handy
with a camera will probably head
for a photographic summer posi-
tion. Most openings will be found
as a photographer's assistant or
dark room technician.
Other openings might be
found as a photographer coun-
selor in summer camps or as
advisory consultant and record-
ing photographer for guests at
a vacation hotel.
For students who plan to travel
and explore, the American Youth
Hostel trips to Europe offer fine
opportunities for job experience.
Students help to repair dam-
aged hotels in France, Germany
and Holland as well as hosteling
in Scandinavia, the British Isles,
the Balkans, or southwestern Eu-
rope. This also provides a chance
to view international living.
--Dr. -Kurt Sieveking, 53,- ad-
viser to Hamburg legislature, is
expected to become West Ger-
many's first post-war consular
representative in United States.
' O L D I R O N S I D E S' O V E R H A U L E D--Workmen overhaul the U. S. frigate Consti-
tution, "Old Ironsides," Mecca for students and tourists, at the Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston.
(Disciples of Christ)
Hill and Tappan Streets
Rev. Earl Grandstaff, Acting Minister
Howard Farrar, Choir Director
10:50 A.M.: Morning Worship (This service is
broadcast over WHRV). Nursery for children
during the service.
GUILD HOUSE: 438 Maynard Street
H. L. Pickerill, Minister to Students
Jean Garee, Associate
STUDENT GUILD: 6:00 supper at the Congrega-
tional Church. Installation of officers for the
year 1950-51 will be held in the sanctuary.
FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, Scientist
1833 Washtenaw Ave.
11:00 A.M.: Sunday morning Services. Subject,
May 21--Soul and Body
9:30 A. M.: Sunday School.
11:00 A..M.: Primary Sunday School during the
8:00 P.M. Wednesday: Testimonial Services.
A free reading room is maintained at 211 East
Washington Street where the Bible and all
authorized Christian Science literature may be
read, borrowed, or purchased.
This room is open daily, except Sundays and
holidays,.from 11:30 to 5 P.M.
GRACE BIBLE CHURCH
State and Huron Streets
Harold J. DeVries, Pastor
10:00 and 12:00 A.M.: Bible School Sessions.
11:00 A.M.: "When the People of God Grew
6:30 P.M.: Grace Bible Guild Supper.
7:30 P.M.: Dr. Kenneth Pike of Mexico.
VILLAGE CHURCH FELLOWSHIP
University Community Center
Willow Run Village
Rev. J. Edgor Edwards, Chaplain
John R. Hertzberg, Director of Sacred Music
10:45 A.M.: Divine Worship. Sermon: "Toward
Understandng Communion." Anthem: "Ave
Verum Corpus" Mozart.
10:45 A.M.: Church School and Nursery.
4:30 P.M.: Study and Discussion Group. Subject:
"Jesus' Teaching About Man." Leader: Dale
5:30 P.M.: Fellowship Supper.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
Minister, Rev. Leonard A. Parr, D.D.
Student Directors-H. L. Pickerill; Jean Garee
Music-Wayne Dunlap; J. Bertram Strickland
9:30 A.M.: Intermediate Church School.
10:45 A.M.: Nursery, Kindergarten and Primary
10:45 A.M.: Public Worship. Dr. Parr will preach
on "The Transformed Ambition."
6:00 P.M.: Student Guild. Supper in this church.
Installation of officers for the year 1950-51,
will be held in the sanctuary.
FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH
1917 Washtenaw Avenue-Phone 2-0085
Rev. Edward H. Redman, Minister
10:00 A.M.: Adult Study Group-"Report on
11:00 A.M.: Service of Worship conducted by
Dr. Lorenzo D. Case.
7:00 P.M.: Unitarian Student Group. Mr. Mil-
ton Rosenberg on: "Psychology and Pacifism."
Last meeting of the Spring Semester.
A I L I N G O U I A I I 5 F E I -The propeller wind stream sends this trainee out of
his plane into the bail-out net in ground practice at the Naval Air Station, Alameda, Cal.,r