THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Shops Will Feature
Variety of Fabrics
In Unusual Patterns
If fashion magazines, dress
shops and pattern books are any
indication, spring is just around
Among the many recent show-
ings of feminine fashions are gay
print dresses, a welcome change
from winter woolens.
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IF TALENTED, one can make a
new print dress. There are all
kinds of prints to choose from
- flecks, penline, spatterdash,
squares, designs and even dots
These unusual designs are of-
fered in a variety of fabrics.
Latest patterns are now avail-
able, and if one likes, variations
can be added.
Whether making or, buying
ready-made, the print dresses for
this spring promise to be bright,
colorful, and flattering.
BRILLIANT squares on silk'
shantung echo the clean lines of
a two-piece suit, dress with its
wedge-shaped neckline and double
Pen-line print is pretty in a
sophisticated way. Tiny sleeves
are cut in one with bodice and
' ,yokes. A spatterdash print is
wonderfuly effective for a soft
afternoon dress with the new cape
collar. Polka dots are very young
and gay when accented with
A small geometric print is being
shown in many pattern magazines
with a deep U-neckline. There is
shirring on bodice and hips.
Troth Made Known
MARY LOU HOLLWAY
oes announce Engagements
DuringRecent Holiday Season
Mr. and Mrs. Louis H. Hollway
of Ann Arbor have announced the
engagement of their daughter
Mary Lou to William H. Louisell,
son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Wil-
liam H. Louisell of Mobile, Ala.
Friends of Miss Hollway learned
of her engagement at a dessert
party given at her home December
Miss Hollway received her M.A.
degree from the University last
June. She is a member of Delta
Delta Delta, Crop and Saddle, Ullr
Ski Club and Pi Lambda Theta,
honorary sorority for women in
Mr. Louisell received his M.S.
from the University.
He is a member of Phi Eta Sig-
Al sorority pledge trainers
will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday in
the League. The room number
will be posted, and Doris Buser,
vice-president of Panhel, asks
that thosedwho are unable to
attend send an alternate.
DAILY, OFFICI AL BULLETIN
ma at the University of Florida;
Phi Kappa Phi, honorary frater-
nity; Sigma Xi, honorary grad-
uate science fraternity and Gam-
ma Alpha, professional graduate
The couple is planning an early
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Mr. and Mrs. Milton C. Meretsky
of Windsor, Ontario, Canada have
announced the engagement of
their daughter, Judie, to Sheldon
LaBret, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben-
jamin D. LaBret of Detroit.
Miss Meretsky is a sophomore
in the literary college at Michigan
Mr. LaBret is a senior in the
literary college at the University.
New Year's Eve was the date for
the announcement of the engage-
ment of Mary Jo Norem to Wil-
liam J. Meyer..
The engagement announcement
was made by Miss Norem's par-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Norem
Mr. Meyer is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. Theodore Meyer of
Both Miss Norem and Mr. Meyer
are June, 1950 graduates of the
University. She received her B. A.,
and he received his B. S. in civil
She is affiliated with Alpha
Deltax Pi sorority. He is a member
of Chi Epsilon, honorary civil en-
A summer wedding is being
To Give Dance
To Be Casually Clad
Blue jeans and plaid shirts will
steal the spotlight at the Forestry
Club's annual Paul Bunyan "For-
mal" to be held from 9 p.m. to 1
a.m. Saturday in Waterman and
At this strictly informal "for-
mai" casually costumed couples
will dance to the music of Paul
Lavoie and his orchestra amidst
an atmosphere of red pines im-
ported from the Forestry School's
woods near Portage Lake.
The forest also provided all the
lumber used in the construction
of the "longest bar in Ann Arbor"
which has been built as a replica
of the early saloons which were
frequented by lumberjacks in the
days of old.
A DEMONSTRATION of the
techniques used in obtaining the
materials for this construction will
be given during the intermission
when sawing contests will be held
between three couples selected
from the audience. All contestants
will be presented with suitable
awards for their efforts.
will also feature a game of
"Guth or Consequences" in
which a forester by the name of
Guth will have the starring role.
Foresters, as well as other stu-
dents, enjoy these displays of
might and talent and, thus, they
will have strived to keep alive the
tall tales of Paul Bunyan and his
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AS A RESULT, the stories sur-
vive of how Paul formed Pike's
Peak by piling rocks around his
pike pole and built Niagara Falls
for a shower bath.
Speaking of water, it is said
that one of Paul's water wa-
gons sprung a leak and formed
the Mississippi River, and one
day, when he was feeling par-
ticularly sad, his tears formed
the Great Salt Lake.
Another time, he decided that'
a state similar to Texas should
border the Gulf of Mexico, so he
proceeded to toss rocks across the
water and form the state of Flo-
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Tickets for the dance will be oni
sale this week in both the Admin-
istration and Natural Science
buildings, and they may also be
purchased from any Forestry Club
member or at the door the night
of the dance.-
Fencing Club - Members will
meet at 5 p.m. today at the WAB.
Club manager Betty Comstock
asks everyone to bring a dollar
for the picture.1
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Basketball Club-Members will1
play from 4 to 6 p.m. tomorrow at
Barbour Gym. Organization on
teams for a round-robin tourna-
ment will be made.
Michifish-Old members are to
meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at the
Union. They are to bring their
bathing suits for the 'Ensian pic-
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The engagement of Carol Mae
Radebaugh and Rex E. Willough-
by was announced on Christmas
Eve by her parents, Dr. and Mrs.
W. M. Radebaugh of Detroit.
Mr. Willoughby is the son of
Mrs. Bernice Willoughby of De-
Miss Radebaugh is a sophomore
in the School of Music. Mr. Wil-
loughby is a freshman in the
School of Architecture and De-
No date has been set for the
Ring for Coed
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald R. Owens
of Angola, Indiana have an-
nounced the marriage of their
daughter, Antoinette Margaret, to
Richard C. Andres, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Bruce R. Andres of
Mrs. Andres is a senior in the
literary college and is a member
of Alpha Gamma Delta.
Mr. Andres is a graduate stu-
dent in the School of Business Ad-
ministration at Indiana Univer-
sity. He is affiliated with Phi
The couple plans to make their
home in Cincinnati, Ohio.
* * **.
Sometimes the truth hurts, es-
pecially when it comes out that in
most countries a great majority of
illiterates are women.
A surveyconducted by the UN
commission on the status of wom-
en has disclosed such statistics.
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IT HAS BEEN found that in
all countries of the world except
Canada, Finland, Sweden and the
United States, there are more il-
literatesmamong women than
In some countries there are
four times as many boys as
girls in school. Two UN agen-
cies are now attempting to help
correct these inequities.
The UN Economic and Social
council has asked UNESCO to aid
in developing education programs
in under-developed countries and
adult, education for women who
were denied educational oppor-
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THE COUNCIL also asked the
International Labor Organization
to develop vocational guidance
and technical training for wom-
en and to attempt to encourage
the social advancement of women.
There a r e many factors
which contribute to the differ-
ence in literacy. One factor is
the traditional view that mar-
riage is the primary purpose of
a woman's life and therefore
her education is brought to an
Another reason for the difference
is that women are kept too busy
with domestic tasks. Often more
emphasis is put on the education
of men because of the job com-
petition in most countries. There
is resentment when women enter
into this keen competition.
'U' Group To Attend
To Be Held by State
The Michigan Association for
Health, Physical Education, and
Recreation is holding a workshop
today, tomorrow, and Saturday at
Dr. Laurie Campbell Marie
Hartwig, Pearl Berlin and Mrs.
John Redd from the Women's
Physical Education Department
Miss Hartwig is a member of
the planning committee for the
workshop. Alfred Storey and Jim-
mie Slatoff, graduate students
from the research center on group
dynamics have worked with the
planning committee in setting up
the program and activities.
DOLLARS VS. SENSE:
Students' Budgets Also Feel
Pinch of Fast Rising Costs
m~ri O a~t Im ONNS
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box office, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. today
International Center Weekly Tea
for foreign students and Ameri-
can friends, 4:30-6 p.m.
Women of the University Fa-
culty: Tea, 4-6 p.m., Club Room,
Beacon Association: Meeting,
8 p.m., International Center.
Films and electioi of. officers.
Young Democrats: Meeting,
7:30 p.m., Union. Election of of-
La p'tite causette: 3:30 p.m.,
Polonia Club: 7:30 p.m., Inter-
national Center. Election of offi-
cers. All members are requested
to attend. Last meeting of the se-
Wesleyan Foundation: Informal
Open House at the Guild.,Square
and Social Dancing.
WUOM Music Quiz: Qualified
students interested in participat-
ing in a Music Quiz are invited to
contact the Music Library, WU-
OM, Administration Building
anytime this week. Students with
general knowledge of all kinds of
music are needed.
. University Museums Friday
evening program: "Crafts and
t Customs Around the World."
Film: "Here is the Gold Coast,"
7:30 p.m., Kellogg Auditorium.
Exhibition halls in the Museums
building hold many illustrations
of crafts and customs of strange
peoples, from the Eskimos to the
Polynesians. These exhibits are
lighted and open to the public
from 7-9 p.m., Friday.
Hostelers: Meet at the League,
1 p.m., Sun., Jan. 14, to hike or
ride to Amneus home, three miles
from town for skating or hiking.
Bring food for cookout. Call Mary
Hostel Meetings will be at I-M
Bldg. on Friday (instead of the
every other Thursday meeting)
until Spring Semester. Be at Lea-
gue at 7:30 to walk to I-M Bldg.
for sports and swimming. New
Hawaii Club: Business meeting,
Fri., Jan. 12, Room 3B, Union.
7:30 p.m. Election of officers for
Students are not immune to the
problem of trying to adjust a
limited budget to rising expenses,
an informal survey conducted by
the Women's Division of the In-
stitute of Life Insurance has re-
Like everyone else, students are
feeling the pinch of rising costs.
The survey indicates that tuition
in a group of private colleges has
increased by more than $200 a
year between 1937 and 1949.
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IN ADDITION to tuition, almost
everything else is becoming more
expensive, including fees, living
costs, clothes, transportation and
One life insurance company
has estimated the total cost of a
college education as high as
$2200 a year, depending on tui-
tion costs, fees and the location
of the college.
In an attempt to balance their
budgets, more students are re-
ported to be seeking scholarships,
hunting for part-time jobs and
applying for student loans.
Tryouts for JGP will be
closed at 6 p.m. today. All ju-
nior women are eligible to try-
out. They are being held in the
SURVEY EXPERTS say -that
other economy measures, more
difficult to measure, are un-
doubtedly being taken by stu-
These include a general scal-
ing-down of expenditures for
food, recreation and clothing
and an up-swing in requests
made to families for larger al-
The institute reporting the sur-
vey was not ready to blame the
slight decline in enrollment in
colleges and universities this year
on the higher cost of education.
Other factors, they say, may al-
so be responsible for the enroll-
ment drop-off. There are fewer
G.I. students receiving govern-
ment funds this year, more oppor-
tunities for full-time employment
and more men entering or expect-
ing to enter the armed services.
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