Strong To Play for RIM-ssembly Hop Tonight
Fourth Annual Independent Ball
To Be Set as Army Welcome
Bob Strong and his orchestra
will play for the fourth annual
A/A Hop crowd which will spend
the hours from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
tonight dancing in the IM Build-
The dance will be the first in-
formal, all-campus affair of Mich-
igan's fall semester. Sponsored by
the Association of Independent
Men and Assembly,the unaffiliat-
ed women's organization, the
dance will have as its theme,
, Welcome Army," honoring the
Army Cadets who will challenge
the Wolverines on the football
field this afternoon.
A/A Hop is primarily a bene-
In Tutoring t
Committees, like the rain, fall
fast and furious upon the coeds of
our campus; oftentimes overlooked
in the mad scramble of activities,
but still one of the most important
of these is -the League Merit-Tu-
Having the elevation of scholas-
tic averages as one of its main
functions, the committee recruits
all people who wish to serve as tu-
* * *
STUDENTS working in this ca-
pacity must have a 'B" average in
their subject if it is their major
and an "A" if otherwise.
On the merit side of the ledg-
er, each and every woman's po-
sition on campus is recorded
and kept on file in the Merit-
Tutorial office, located behind
the main desk in the lobby of
the League, for future reference
for judiciary and interviewing
councils, honor societies and fu-
Women who work in the office
keeping these files have ample op-
portunity to learn about all of the
campus activities in which they
* * *
THEY BECOME acquainted
with the requirements for each
position and thus know those jobs
in which they may be interested in
the future and what is expected of
them in these posts.
All sophomore, junior and
senior women possessing eligi-
bility cards may sign up for this
committee at a mass meeting to
be held later in the week.
At this time, all those interested
may sign their performance of
time and day to work, since each
member must spend (one to two
hours a week in the afternoons fil-
ing the personnel reports and
points received for such a job.
fit dance. Each year the proceeds
are donated to the University
Fresh Air Camp. These funds are
used in the operation of the camp
which cares for a group of over
200 underprivileged young boys
during the summer months.
THE YOUNGSTERS are gen-
erally maladjusted socially and the
camp attempts to provide them
'with healthful guidance and ex-
Proceeds have also been used
to winterize the camp so that
University students may make
use of the facilities for social
For the first time, houses have
been invited to set up booths to
allow weary dancers "sitting this
one out" to rest comfortably dur-
ing the evening. The booth with
the most novel decorations will be
awarded a prize.
THE DEAN OF Women's Office
has granted coeds attending the
dance late permission.:
Tickets will be available at
Patrons for this year's A/A Hop
include: President and Mrs. Alex-
ander Ruthven, Dean. and Mrs.
Erich A. Walter, Dean and Mrs.
Walter B. Rea, Prof. dnd Mrs. Ar-
thur Bromage, Dean Elsie Fuller,
Dr. and Mrs. Arthur Eastman and
Dr. Lionel H. Laing.-
The list concludes'with': Dr. and
Mrs. Peter A. Ostafin; Mr. and
Mrs. John E. Bingley, Miss Ethel
McCormick and Miss Margaret
WAA's Ballet Club, open to both'
men and women, will hold its first
meeting of the year at 7 p.m.'
Monday, in the Dance studio of
Inez Miller will manage the
club's activities again this year.
She is planning to discuss taking
the club members who are inter-
ested in to the Ballet - Russe de
Monte Carlo in Detroit on the
weekend of the 15th, as she did
Dr. Juana Laban, director of
ballet and modern dancing in the
Women's Physical Education de-
partment, will once more act as
advisor to the group.
Miss Miller has arranged a
regular ballet lesson each week
which is divided into three parts;t
the first in "exercises a, la Barre."t
The second part of the lesson is
exercises in "Adage" or studies inc
balance. This consists in a succes-
sion of slow movements performedr
with fluidity and ease while the
body is supported with :one foot.c
Too few coeds realize that they
possess an ideal study spot all
their own, the League Library.
Seats of all shapes, sizes and
depths are situated throughout the
room so that even the coed with
the most unusual sedentary study
habits should be able to make her-
Those who enjoy studying minus
their shoes, in jeans or curled up
in their favorite contortion can
make themselves right at home in
THE LIBRARY on the third
floor of the League has an ex-
tensive book collection lining its
walls. Though most of the books
are not texts or for the classroom,
there are quite a number of novels,
dramas and books of poetry which
are used in University English
The coed stronghold also has
an outstanding selection of cur-
rent novels, and has magazines
for casual reading and encyclo-
pedias for reference work.
Beginning this semester, a radio
will be provided in the room so
that coeds may listen to the away
football games with their dates on
* * *
OPERATING the Library is the
League Council. The League vice-
president, Dorothy Fogel, *orks
closely with the librarian, Miss Ida
V. Jenks, in its supervision.
Miss Fogel has welcomed sug-
gestions from women for the
improvement of the Library's
facilities or schedule.
The Library will be open at the
following times during this semes-
ter: Monday to Friday, 1 to 5:30
p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m.; Saturday,
(except on home games, when it
will be closed) 1 to 5:30 p.m. and
COED CRASH-Three masculine attired Michigan women, rushing Theta Delta Chi fraternity, did
not succeed in passing undiscovered in the ruse, but did provide surprise and entertainment for all
present at the Theta Delt smoker. They were immediately disqualified as prospective pledges of
the group. Above the "rushees" stand the test of the receiving line.
Trousered Females Join Ranks
Of Masculine Rushees atl Smoker
'l/ dd'ijfs Fr/ r /9 f & /' J a / / fm //enft)
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Staebler
of Kalamazoo have announced the
engagement of their daughter,
Jean, to Charles R. Williams, son
of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Wil-
liams of Midland, Michigan.
Miss Staebler is a senior in the
literary school. She is affiliated
with Alpha Phi sorority. Her fi-
ance is a senior in the forestry
A summer wedding is planned.
* '* *
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Strohm of
Detroit have announced the be-
trothal of their daughter, Mari-
lyn, to David Roberts, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Henry G. Roberts of
Miss Strohm is a senior in the
education school. She is affiliated
with Alpha Phi sorority. Her fi-
ance is formerly of Michigan State
College, and is now at the Uni-
versity in the engineering college.
His affiliation is Sigma Nu fra-
A June wedding has been
* * *
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Dworsky of
Iron Mt., Michigan have an-
nounced the engagement of their
daughter, Evelyn, to LeRoy Wein-
stein, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sammy
Weinstein of Chicago.
Miss Dworsky is a senior in the
literary college. Her fiance gradu-
ated from the school of civil engi-
neering in June '49. He is affili-
ated with Triangle. At present he
is a junior engineer in the Dept. of
Subways and Super Highways in
The wedding will be held in
Chicago next February.
The betrothal of Miss Sally
Bowen to Arthur Prange, Jr. has
been announced by her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. M. M. ,Bowen of
Affiliated with Delta Gamma so-
rority, Miss Bowen is a senior in
the literary college. Her fiance is
a senior in the medical school. He
is affiliated with Phi Delta Theta
fraternity and Phi Chi Medical
* * *
Mr. and Mrs. Khieland Taylor
of Detroit announce the marriage
of their daughter, Natilie, to An-
drew Thomas, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Andrew H. Thomas of Port Huron.
The couple were married on Sept.
24 in the Grosse Pointe Memorial
The bride received her A.B. de-
gree from the University in June
She is affiliated with Collegiatf
Her husband was in the busines
administration college. His affili
ation is Phi Psi fraternity.
Women of US
Another American miraclen i
mass production can be seen i
the volume of the garment indus
try which manages to make th
American woman the world's bes
dressed on only eight billion
Quotations from last year, how
ever, are expected to be surpassec
this year, not due to inflation
but to the fact that once agair
more and more models are beini
imported from Paris fashior
houses, along with the fact tha
for the first time this year Paris
ian designers are seeing fit t
move into New York salons.
Directly brought by or copiec
from famous fashion houses thi
fall are the designs that lead ti
the slimmest look in history. Hip
with any more substance than
coat hanger will be: definitelyf
matter for the corsetiere.
Lest the new fall styles dwindl
away to nothing from the waist
down, many of the new skirts ar
equipped with something callec
"panels." Stylishly speaking, the:
are strips of fabric which hand
from the waist to the hemline.
Not all the skirts are slim, how
ever, and a good many designer
have come up with gently flarec
skirts, unpressed pleats and ever
This year also marks the returr
of the knee, met only intermit
tently. The'knee may be seer
through a deep slit in certair
narrow hemlines, not showing be
neath the dress.
Pockets, again, are big news anc
range from deep, almost basket
like folds in evening dresses ti
shallow imitations in every othe:
type of female attire.
Dames To Hold
The University of Michigar
Dames will hold a general meetini
at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Assembly
Room of the Rackham Building.
New members may sign up fo:
various interest groups, such a,
the book, bridge, child study
drama, handicraft,interior deco-
rating, music, and sewing groups
Refreshments will be served fol-
lowing the meeting.
By JAMES GREGORY
With stray wisps of hair emerg-
ing from under ill-fitting Stetsons
three coeds disgtiised more or less
as menrushed Theta Delta Chi
The female rushees were an un-
qualified success-simply because
their disguises fooled no one.
"Schuyler Van Deusen," replied
one coed when asked what her
name was. "Herman Fink," an-
other answered. The third rushee
stoutly insisted that she was
Thaddeus Q. Quicksand, but in-
vestigation revealed later that she
usually went under the name of
Diane Bull, '52.
THE OTHER TWO coeds con-
fessed to being Ginny Jobes, '52,
and Ann Diller, '51.
Apparently tired of life in
their sorority house, the three
crashed a Theta Delt smoker
wearing baggy pants, sport coats
with padded shoulders and ex-
pressions of irresistible feminine
The Theta Delts met the trio on
the porch. Too gentlemanly to ad-
mit they saw through the dis-
guise, they nevertheless haddto
deny the visitors admittance. The
Dean of Women, they feared,
might not go along with the joke.
"Fellows, it's really much cooler
out here," they insisted.
UNDAUNTED THE COEDS
watched the smoker through front
windows and considered the men's
invitations that they pledge im-
Several of the men suddenly
decided that they were short a
roommate, but the coeds were
too interested in the smoker to
think about housing at the mo-
Their unfamiliar garb, whose
ownership they refused to disclose,
presented several problems. One
woman's tie was untied. Striving
to achieve a neat Windsor knot,
she asked, "Is the wide end sup-
posed to be longer than the short
ANOTHER RUSHEE'S problem
was more elementary. "I can't
button this shirt!" she complained.
5 pm. and 7 t 10
A total of 97 teams are compet- Stockwell XI; Stockwell XII vs.
ing in the fall volleyball tourna- Kappa Alpha Theta III.
ment. Wednesday at .7:15-Pi Beta Phi
The following games are sched- I vs. Alpha Xi Delta I; Chi Omega
uled for this week: I vs. Stock ell XIV.
Monday at 5:10 p.m. - Delta Thursday at 5:10 - Stockwell
Gamma I vs. Mosher I; Zeta Tau XVI vs. Chi Omega IV; Alpha
Alpha II vs. Sigma Delta Tau I. Omicron . II vs. Mosher V.
Monday at 7:15 p.m.-Stockwell TmursnaPiaII7:s.--Kshpr V.
III s. oshr II; ordn I vs Thursday at 7:15-Kappa Kap-
III vs. Mosher III; Jordan II vs. pa Gamma III vs. Chi Omega III;
Monday a :0Co s Alpha Phi I vs. Pi Beta Phi III.
Couzens JordanI:00V -C ockwe Thursday at 8:00-Kappa Al-
V - pha Theta I vs. Henderson; Cook
Tuesday at 5:10-Markley vs. II vs. Kappa Alpha Theta II.
Delta Delta Delta II; Barbour I vs.
Tuesday at 7:15-Pi Beta Phi II.Dance To End
vs. Newberry II; Chi Omega II vs.
Tuesday at 8:00-Stockwell XX
vs. Delta Gamma II; Zeta Tau
Alpha I vs. Alpha Chi Omega I.
Wednesday at 5:14-Cheever vs. A real "Hard Times Dance" will
be the order of the day from 9 to
W inners of Brid e 12 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15 in the
main ballroom of the League when
Tourney Named the Student Legislature presents
Honors in last night's League the last of its series of "Tug Week"
Bridge Tournament went to north activities.
and south first place winners, Ar- Casual costumes, from blue
thur Lohewater and Robert Ritt; jeans to burlap bags, will hold the
second place, Robert Thrall and spotlight, with a prize to be award-
Charles Brassfield; third place, ed to the worst dressed couple.
George Katona and William Pal- Bill Duerr, dance chairman, will
mer. _ serve as judge of the costumes and
East and west winners included Del Elliott and his orchestra will
first place, Mrs. George Brown furnish the music.
and Mrs. William Hagerty; sec- Tickets for the dance will be on
ond place, Arthur Fims and Rich- sale next week on the Diag and at
ard Raber; third place, Robert the door on the night of the dance.
Rouffa and Robert Meredith. Bill Gripman is serving as gen-
Regular meetings of the bridge eral chairman of "Tug Week"
group are held every Thursday in which features, in addition to the
the Grand Rapids Room of the dance, fresmen and sophomore
League, under the direction of rallies, a tug of war across the
Mrs. Walter R. McLean, director Huron river between the two
of the Michigan Bridge Associa- classes and Soph Satire, a variety
tion. show to be held Friday night.
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A blazing campfire situated on
Hillel's two acre backyard will
greet members attending the open
house scheduled at the Founda-
tion for 5:30 p.m. tomorrow.
The entire house and grounds
will be thrown open to guests and
the fire will be most convenient
for roasting hotdogs, which mem-
bers are invited to bring along.
Coffee will be served. Those with
heartier appetites can pack a din-
ner and enjoy the affect of eating
by candlelight on a large scale.
Other amusements which will be
in progress during the evening are
ping pong, bridge and dancing.
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