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PRECEDENT BROKEN: Wyvern Sponsors Music Hour

Law students and their datesr
will celebrate their traditional
Wig and Robe Ball from 9 p.m. to
midnight tomorrow in the Union
Wig and Robe is sponsored byE
the Barristers Society. Legend has1
it that the traditional dance origi-
nated many years ago when a
budding law student named Tom-
my Tortfeasor met with a group
of his fellows at the Orient. (This
was before the days of a well-
known campus establishment.) 1
"Forty-eight years without al
social event is enough," moaned1
[_Coed Calendar__
JGP-There will be a meeting of1
JGP publicity chairmen at 4 p.m.
today in the League.
* * *
Fencing Club-'Ensian picture;
will be taken at 5 p.m. today at
the WAB. Manager, Betty Com-
stock, asks that members bring one
dollar to cover the cost of the pic-

Tommy, recalling the lean years
since the founding of the Law
Aided by a future senator, one
Mr. Phogbound, Tommy persuad-
ed his fellow students to overrule
the well-established precedent of,
"no fun for lawyers" and spon-
sor a dance.
Today, forty-six years and two
and a half world wars after this
historic meeting, the modern coun-
terpart of these founding fathers
who first assembled at the Orient
has come to be called the Barris-
ters Society. Wig and Robe is a
descendant of their first dance.
Frank Tinker and his orchestra
will be on the bench tomorrow |
rendering melodic decisions for
couples attending the semi-formal
The opinions of Richard Haw-.
kinson, chairman of the dance are'
supported by the following com-
mittee chairmen: Howard Van
Antwerp, tickets; George Slyk-
house, James Dunkel and Tom Mc-
Gowan, dinner, and Richard Bax-
ter, programs.
Tickets are on sale in Hutchins
Hall and at the Law Club store.j

Union To Hold
Annua Formal
Theme Will Center
On Yule Atmosphere
Egg nog, carols and a giant
Christmas tree will all add to the
"old fashioned Christmas" atmo-
sphere at the Union semi-formal
from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday
in the Union Ballroom.
This year's annual Christmas
dance, sponsored by the Union
Executive Council, will follow a
"Santa's Fantasy" theme.
The committee in charge of the
event repoit.l that it is planning
elaborate decorations to carry out
the Christmas theme. These deco-
rations include a green and, white
false ceiling for the ballroom, a
Christmas tree, fireplace a n d
During the evening egg nog will
be sold on the second floor ter-
Recorded c arols will echo
through the hallway as couples ar-
rive for the dance.
Tickets for "Santa's Fantasy"
are on sale at the Union box of-
fice or may be purchased from
members of the Union Executive
Hillel Will Sponsor
'Salami Corner' Party,
Open To All Campus
"Salami Corner" is the title of
the all campus Hillel party which
will be held from 8 to 10:30 pin.
this Sunday in the W. A. B.
There will be games, dancing
and refreshments, and there will
be a small charge for the salami
sandwiches, which will highlight
the party.
The party is a stag or date
event. It will be free to Hillel mem-
bers and 25 cents to non-members.
Joyce Dudkin and Al Friedman,
co-social chairmen, are in charge
of the party.

T'was the morning after the
night before, a time which many
are apt to deplore.
Students were snuggled all up
in their beds while visions of the
previous night rocked thru their
* * *
IT SEEMS they had worked for
months on this dance, and there
hadn't been a single warnifig in
advance. All those catastrophes
which cause nightmares had oc-
Three roommates were going
to the event, and of course all
wanted to press their dresses
and take their showers at exact-
ly the same time.
When a schedule of events was
finally worked out, the first per-
son to press had difficulty getting
the iron to warm up; and the last
coed had the same trouble with
water in the shower.
A TRIPLE ROOM is fine except
when all three inhabitants are
running around in formals at the
same time. Net skirts get caught
on rocking chairs, and the desir-
ed set of rhinestones is always
worn by its rightful owner.
Freckles on the back must be
covered with every sort of goo
Activities Workshop
Third Activities Workshop
meeting will be held at 5pm.
today in the Kalamazoo Room
of the League. Guest speak-
ers will be Jerry Heiphenbein,
president of Wolverine Club
and Paul McVettie, commodore
of Sailing Club.


MUSIC HOUR-Sally Fish and Marjory Reubene, members of
Wyvern, junior women's honor society, view record selections for
the organization's music hour. Records for the hour will be de-
termined by suggestions from students. Posters have been placed
around campus with room for requests.
Junior Honor Society Plans
Musical Invasion of League


(Continued from Page 4)
Academic Notices
Written test in History 11, Lec-
ture Group 2, on Fri., Dec. 15, 10
a.m. Dillon's, Hoffman's, Hooper's,
sections meet in West Gallery
Alumni Memorial Building. Nich-
ols', Slosson's, Smith's sections
meet in West Lecture Room of
Old Physics Building.
Astronomical Colloquium: Fri.,
Dec.. 15, 4:15 p.m., at the Obser-
vatory. "The Small Scale Struc-
ture of the Solar Chromosphere"
by Dr. Orren C. Mohler of the
McMath-Hulbert Observatory.
Seminar in Applied Mathema-
tics: Thurs., Dec. 14, 4 p.m., Room
247, W. Engineering Bldg. Prof.
N. Coburn will speak on "Correla-
tion Tensors in Homogeneous
Orientation Seminar in Mathe-
matics: Meeting, Thurs., Dec. 14,
4 p.m., Room. 3001, Angell Hall.
Mr. Line will conclude speaking,
on "Simple Continued Fractions."
Doctoral Examination for Bar-
gyla Rateaver, Botany; thesis:
"Anatomy and Regeneration in
the Stem and Root of Manihot
utilissima Pohl," Fri., Dec. 15,
Room 1139, Natural Science Bldg.,
3 p.m. Chairman, C. D. LaRue.
Events Today
Craft Group meets at Lane Hall,
7:30 p.m. Handicraft materials
are available and all interested
students are welcome.

Business Administration School.
Open to the public. Posters have been placed in stra-
tegic places on campus by mem-
Student-Faculty Coffee Hour is bers of Wyvern, junior women's
honoring the Political Science! honor society to obtain sugges-
and Economics Departments at 4 tions for their music hour.
p.m., terrace room, Union. Since the society discovered that
there is no place for students to
Polonia Club: 7:30 p.m., Inter- listen to records without disturb-
national Center. Plans to be made ing people who wish to study, they
for coming election. All members plan to play records for one hour
are urged to attend. a week for the listening pleasure
Women of anyone interested. *
Women of the University Fa- o * d
culty: Final tea before Christmas, THE RECORDS will be played
Club Room, League, 4 to 6 p.m. on the Musicon in the League ball-
room, and the music will be .piped
Library Science Department: to the second floor concourse.
Christmas party, 8-10:30 p.m., In order that the records will
ABC Room, League. Students and be the selections of those listen-
faculty Invited. ing to them, Wyvern members
will play all suggestions offered.
Deutscher Verein: Meeting, 7:30 The time for the weekly musical
p.m., Room 3A, Union. The In- series will be determined by re-
stitute of Public Relations of our quests on the posters.
State Department is sponsoring Posters are on bulletin boards
this semester on the Michigan in the music school,,Angell Hall,
Campus several German students! the League, the Union and Inter-
and observers who will partici- national Center.
pate in a "question and answer "RESULTS so far have been
discussion group. All interested "RSLSsfahvebn
students and faculty members in- good," said Carol Eagle, president
vited. of Wyvern, "but we would like
(Continued on Page 6) quite a few more suggestions."
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"The music hour might be es-
pecially helpful to those who are
taking music literature courses,"
she continued.
The music hour is part of a pro-
gram to make Wyvern more act-
ive as a service organizaton.
Other projects of the society in-
clude counting votes at election-
time and programs to raise money
for their scholarship fund.

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Phone 2-9116

University Marketing Club pre-
sents Mr. Raymond Danto, Busi-
ness Development Department,
General Motors Corporation, who
will speak on "Opportunities in'
,Marketing." 7:30 p.m., Room 131,;

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