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Modern Roundup Room To Open Tomorrow


* * * *

New Cafeteria
Offers Retreat
Daily Meals, Snacks
To Feature Favorites
The League will open the doors
to its new and modern cafeteria,
the Roundup Room, tomorrow.
In the bright and casual atmos-
phere of the League basement,
students will find a welcome re-
treat for after-class and early eve-
ning hours.
OPEN DAILY from 7:15 a.m.
to 10:15 p.m., the Roundup Room
will serve breakfasts, luncheons
and dinners as well as mid-after-
noon favorites, such as hamburger
specials, french fries, sodas and
The new cafeteria will also
stay open on late permission
nights and following concerts
and special campus events.
, Several Daily reporters preview-
ed the Roundup Room yesterday
afternoon when they were given
a conducted tour by Mrs. Benja-
min Wheeler, business manager of
the League.
* * *
THEY AGREED, after sampling
some of the specials on the menu,
that the Roundup Room will be a
delightful addition to campus cir-
The Daily staffers also agreed
{ that an appropriate setting for
relaxing over a cup of coffee and
a cigarette was taken into con-
sideration by the designers of
the cafeteria.
The natural shade of the birch
plywood walls contrast well with
the asphalt tile floors which are
Activities W orkshop
T h e Activities Workshop
meeting for all activity chair-
men of dormitories and League
houses will be held at 5 p.m.
tomorrow in the Ann Arbor
Room of the League.
Guest speakers will be Cathy
Sotir, JGP chairman, P a t
Smith, Women's Staff, of the
Daily, and Ina Sussman, Daily
Business Staff. Junior positions
and WAA petitioning will be

Annual JGP To Be Presented;
Seniors To View First Staging
Hawaiians, Indians, Eskimos Add Color
To Tradition ally Secret Theme of Show

-Daily-Malcolm Shatz
YOU MUST PAY THE RENT--From left to right are Jean Smail,
Betty Jo Gorman, and Barbara Platte busy painting the mus-
tached villain and the poor little girl who can't pay the rent
which will form a part of the "Show Boat" decorations for
Assembly Ball.

done in three tones of green. Per-
simmon-colored cushions add a
spark of brightness to the mist-
green frames of the chairs. The
tables also have mist-green frames
with natural finish tops.
* * *
set in a new type of acoustical
ceiling which, along with the light
tone of the walls, gives a very
bright and modern appearance to
the room.
Bamboo curtains and a large
multi-colored jukebox also add
a gay note to the setting.
Students in art school are now
working on a mural design to be
painted on a 30-foot wall of the
room. The student who submits the
winning design for the Roundup
Room will receive free meals for
a week at the cafeteria.
* * *
separates the large room of the
cafeteria from a smaller side room
which may be used for parties and
special dinners. Both rooms, which.
accommodate 274 persons, will be
used during busy hours.
A unique feature of the

* * *
Round-Up Room is its new cafe-
teria style system. Students will
pick up menus from a table in-
side the door of the room, circle
their choices and hand the lists
to the first waitress behind the
Seven persons behind the count-
er take care of filling the orders,
and a few minutes later, students
may pick up their trays at the op-1
posite end of the room, Silverware,
glasses and napkins are placed on
a separate self-service rack. -
Coffee drinkers will enjoy the
new muggs designed with the Lea-
gue seal which the .cafeteria wil
A large recreation room, now
in the progress of being completed,
will be another feature of the
Roundup Room. Ping Pong, tele-
vision, shuffleboard and dancing
are some of the activities which7
will be provided for in a room
connected with the cafeteria.
A contest will be sponsored later
to find a more appropriate name
for the new cafeteria and recrea-
tion room.
The skin around the eyes is ex-
tremely delicate and thin. For this
reason a regular facial cream is not
effective. A special eye cream now
on the market is especially good.

Four weeks from today the many
junior women working on the Jun-
ior Girls' Play will be able to sit
back and relax, with their hard
work on this product chalked up
to experience.
JGP will be presented to the
campus on three occasions. The
first night of the production will
be exclusively for senior women'
in the traditional Senior Night
FRIDAY, MARCH 23, will mark
the first presentation to all cam-
The play will begin at 8 p.m.
for the night performances, and
at 2 p.m. for the Saturday af-
ternoon matinee.
Campus performances will be as
follows: 8 p.m. Friday,March 23,
2 p.m. Saturday, March 24, and
8 p.m. Saturday, March 24.
JGP IS A musical comedy writ-
ten, produced and directed by jun-
ior women.
The script, and words and
music for the songs, as well as
the choreography are handled
exclusively by the coeds.
Although the plot of the play is
a secret, a few hints can be given
as to its potentialities.
and written by Joan Striefling,
the play contains a large number
of odd characters, including a fat
lady in the circus who now aspires
to the Met, a drinking janitor, and
various and sundry Eskimos, Ha-
waiians, and Indians.
Rehearsals for the speaking
parts, as well as for the singing
Poster Committee-Members of
the poster committee of JGP will
meet at 5 p.m. tomorrow in the
* * *
Speaking Parts-All rehearsals
for the speaking parts of JGP are
posted in the undergraduate office
of the League. Members of the cast
are requested to check the sheet
frequently, since rehearsals are
subject to change at any time.
Buy and Sell
Thru Daily Classifieds

and dancing choruses are now
in progress.
The performance given Thurs-
day night exclusively for senior
women is part of an age old cam-
pus tradition.
THE SENIORS, dressed in their
caps and gowns, have a senior din-
ner and a long parade to the Lea-
gue, after which they view the play
for the first time.
The coeds have the preroga-
tive of asking for a line repeat-
er, or, if they wish, an entire
scene or act.
Before the play, the seniors walk
across the stage one by one; pin-
ned women carry pins, those who
are engaged carry candles, mar-
ried women suck lemons, and un-
attached coeds throw pennies, sup-
posedly one for every years of their
life, in to an appropriate wishing
Three Sororities Pledge
Women During Period
Of Informal Rushing
Ten coeds have pledged sorori-
ties during informal rushing,
which began immediately after
formal rushing, and ended this
Alpha Omicron Pi pledged Char-
lotte Charles and Ann H. Knick-
erbocker; Delta Zeta, Mary Stein-
bach and Barbara Laver; Kappa
Delta, Dorothy Shaver, Patricia
Bittner, Patricia Titcomb, Nona
Mainwaring, Jane Gelenger and
Judith Bettison.

Independent women haveonly
five days left in which to purchase
their tickets for Assembly's semi-
formal dance, "Show Boat" to be
held from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fri-
day on the second floor of the
Tickets will be on sale all this
week until Wednesday in the dor-
mitories and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
tomorrow throughFriday in the
League. Tickets for the coed-bid
dance are $2.80 per couple.
Boat asks that women wear no
corsages to the dance.
Music for the evening will be
provided by Phil Brestoff and his
orchestra from Detroit. In keep-
ing with the theme of the dance.
they will play many selections
from /"Show Boat," such as
"Make Believe," "My Bill," and
"Why Do I Love You."

-Daily-Jack Bergstrom
PREVIEW-Daily staffers are shown sampling coffee at the new
League cafeteria, the Roundup Room, which will open to the
campus tomorrow. The basement of the League has been decor-
ated to provide a casual atmosphere for after-class snacks and
light meals.
Ticket Sales Continue for Ball

Many Projects
Bring Activity
For Secretary
As secretary of the Woman's
Athletic Association this year, Bar-
bara Hansen stepped outside of her
official book-keeping capacity to
actively participate in the many
and varied projects sponsored by
the WAA.
She handled the WAA money-
making project, that of selling cal-
endars to students and which
proved to be quite profitable. In
addition, she took an important
part in planning Lantern Night,
the spring all-campus women's
music competition.
The secretary of WAA attends
all weekly board meetings and
keeps the official minutes and at-
tendance records. She handles all
correspondence carried on by the
Association; takes charge of all
properties and at the end of her
term, collects reports from all the
board members, projects' reports,
and thoserofpclubmanagers.
These reports are. filed in the
WAA office located on the secornd
floor of the WAB and also in the
President's Report kept at the
WAA Notices
Ballet Club-The club is spon-
soring a dance demonstration to
put on by a Pakistan student,,
Mohd Quresni, at 8 p.m. tomorrow
at the Barbour Gym Dance Studio.
It is open to the public.
Rifle Club-The reorganization-
al meeting will be at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday at the WAB. All interest-
ed new and old members are in-
vited. Previous experience is not

The main ballroom of the Lea-
gue will be decorated to represent
a 19th century theater for the pro-
duction, "Show Boat."
ballroom the dancers will find
themselves on a ship's deck and
upon looking over the railing, will
be able to see the waters of the
The Grand Rapids Room of
the League will be the scene of
a ship's ballroom and will con-
tain certain symbols of night
life of the dancers.
Decorated in the fashion of the
era will be the ship's gay saloon,
located in the League dining room,
and the gambling casino, across
from the main ballroom where
weary dancers will be able to en-
tertain themselves with card play-

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*Two Main Jobs Will Confront
Selected WAA Vice-President
Duties Include Planning Social Activities
For WAA, Special Projects, Michigras


In charge of special projects,
the incoming vice-president of the
Women's Athletic Association will
have two main jobs: chairman of
all WAA social activities and plan-
ning Michigras in conjunction
with the Union.
In her social capacity, she will
plan activities for the WAA Board
such as a supper or picnic. When
the new board takes office this
spring, it will be her responsibility
to help members get acquainted
with one another and provide the
opportunity for new members to
meet the out-going board in an.
unofficial capacity.
Michigras, which began in 1926

as a sorority Penny Carnival in
Barbour Gym, is now a biannual
spring event in which various
houses erect clever and original
booths at the IM Building.
As co-chairman, the vice-presi-
dent will work with the Union
and a committee of fourteen men
and women to plan the programs
refreshments, finances, publicity,
decorations, concessions, and par-
ade floats. She will also help to
interview those who petition for
committee positions.
This year's vice-president is Ju-
dy Johannsen who is serving as
co-chairman of Tennis Ball, the
WAA-Union sponsored activity
given in the alternate years of
Petitions for WAA petitions will
be due Tuesday, Marck. 6 in the
Undergraduate Office of the Lea-
gue. At this time women are asked
to sign up for interviewing which
will begin Wednesday, March 7.
More information about the var-
ious positions can be found in the
President's Report in the League
Undergraduate Office.
Petitions should include plans
for the post and any ideas about
WAA in general. Qualifications
and past experience should also be


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