AY, MAY 3, 1951
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Annual Vaughan House Dance
To Feature River Boat Cruise
Ropes, Life Preservers, Port Holes, Water
Will Depict Mississippi Paddle-Wheeler
Men of Victor Vaughan will
take their dates aboard a Missis-
sippi River boat Saturday, from
9 p.m. to midnight for their second
semi-formal dance of the year,
The river boat cruise theme will
be used in decorations throughout
the house. In one alcove of the
house, a real paddle wheel re-
volved by water will propel the
boat for its voyage down stream.
THE MAIN LOUNGE of the
house will represent the main
lounge of the ship. Ropes and
life preservers will be placed about
the room in case the boat becomes
involved in an accident during the
trip down the hazardous Missis-
. Port holes along the side will
allow the passengers to look out
at "ole man river" as the boat
journeys on its way.
Refreshments will be served in
the ship's galley at small tables
that will be decorated with candles
in holders shaped like the mast
of the ship. Ship boys in uniform
will be .in attendance.
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THE DINING ROOM will serve
as a promenade deck where cou-
ples will dance beneath many
small "twinkling" stars and a sil-
ver moon. The novel effect of star
like light will be achieved by an
arrangement of small flashbulbs
in the ceiling.
Ensign Don Wyant's five chips
and a chirp will provide the mu-
sic for the dancers.
Corsages will be given to the
women passengers as they board
will feature three vaudeville acts
including the Victor Vaughan trio,
a violin solo and a soft shoe dan-
Victor Vaughan alumni who
would like to attend the dance
may purchase tickets from Phil
Agnifilo before sailing time Sat-
Art Reiss, social chairman will
serve as captain of the ship. He
will be assisted by his shipmates,
Ralph Baker, in charge of enter-
tainment; John Cooper, refresh-
ments; Phil Agnifilo, programs
and tickets; and publicity, Dave
Guttentag. Dick Messenger, Steve
Mitro and Charles Volk are In
charge of decorations.
Two semi-formal dances are
presented each year by the men of
Victor Vaughan. A holiday dance,
centered about a 'Snowball' theme,
is held near Christmas time.
Quad To Hold
'Central Park' To Be
Setting for Dancing
Midterm test worries will be
cast aside by West Quad men as
they herald the arrival of spring
at their annual semi-formal dance
to be held from 8:30 p.m. to mid-
Tommy Weldon and his orches-
tra will provide the music for the
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DECORATIONS WILL set the
mood for the "Spring Fantasy"
Dancers may frequent two
ballrooms. Music will be piped
into the second b4llroom where-
in a more subdued atmosphere
Don White, decorations chair-
man, is designing the main ball-
room to portray an ultra-modern
night club of the future. A more
realistic mood is being strived for
in the second ballroom which will
be transformed into Central Park,
* * *
FOR COUPLES who seek be-
tween dance relaxation, the main
lounge will provide a "homey"
comfortable resting spot.
Refreshments consisting of
punch and small sandwiches
will be served in the concourse
which will be decorated to de-
pict a French cafe.
A trophy will be awarded to the
house which contributes the most
work toward making toe dance a
success. A cash prize will be given
to the person submitting the win-
ning poster to the Spring Fantasy
Women attending the dance will
receive perfume favors according
to J o h n DerDerian, publicity
Remus Boila is serving as gen-
eral chairman; Ken Carroll, mu-
sic; Doug Cutler, tickets; Nick
CREASE BALL CAPERS-Portraying a judicial gentleman from
Old English times, a law school student wanders past the law
quad calling "all ye barristers" to the annual Crease Ball which
will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday in the League Ballroom.
* * * *
Barristers Invite Students
To .Attend Annual Crease Ball
Union officials have an-
nounced that due to the warm
weather and approach of finals,
the regular Sunday evening en-
tertainment held at the Union
will be discontinued until next
'Man with the Horn' T0 Play
for IFC Ball
Tickets for the dance are now
on sale to independents. They
can be purchased: this week from
2 to 4:30 p.m. on the diag and in
the Administration Building. Next
week they will be on sale from
10 a.m. to noon, and from 1 to 4:30
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THE CRAFT PRE SS
Students in all schools are in-
vited to attend Crease Ball which
is the annual law school dance
sponsored by Barristers, honorary
The dance, which is formal, will
be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fri-
day in the League Ballroom.
TICKETS FOR the event may
be purchased in Hutchins Hall or
from any member of Barristers.
Ken Norman and his orches-
tra will perform the musical
honors for the occasion. Inter-
mission entertainment has also
been planned, and a photogra-
pher will be on hand to provide
remembrances of the dance.
Decorations will include mater-
ial which has arrived from Europe
especially for the dance. In addi-
tion to the judicial atmosphere,
the lawyers hope to present the
giant slide rule owned by the en-
THE LEGAL MEN have organ-
ized a searching party to uncover
the eight-foot computing instru-
ment in time for the dance. The
engineers report that they have
the slide rule safely hidden, but
the lawyers guarantee that they
will appear at Crease Ball with
it in their possession.
The 1951 edition of the Michi-
gan Raw Review will also appear
at the dance, and copies will be
given to every couple. The maga-
zine is published as a humorous
take-off on the Michigan Law Re-
view in which law school profes-
sors give their views on cases.
Committees for the dance in-
cludes A. N. Delpesco, general
chairman; Joe Stevens, tickets;
Warren Elliott, orchestra; Harry
Pincus, publicity; Bert Bates,f
Harry James and his Music
Makers will play for FC Ball,
which will be held from 9 p.m. to
1 a.m. Friday, May 11, in the M
This well-known bandmaster
and his orchestra will come from
Hollywood for this engagement.
JAMES, HAS in the past few
years been rated as one of the top
musicians in the country. He is
especially popular for his trum-
pet music, and because of it has
become known as "the man with
His orchestra is best known
for swing tunes, but it is equally
apt in the rendition of slow,
dreamy music. The musical
program for the IFC dance will
feature many songs which it
Gem 0o Love
The emerald, birthstone for
May, has always been considered
in history as a love stone, closely
identified with Venus and particu-
larly propitious for women, bring-
ing them happiness in love and
comfort in domestic affairs.
The emerald is a rare gem,
and its value and beauty have been
appreciated from earliest times.
Cleopatra found the gem fascin-
ating. Her emerald mine near
the Red Sea is still in existence,
though producing no stones.
THE MOST important source of
emeralds today is South America.
At the time of the Spanish con-
quest, the Incas were found to
have a great wealth of the gems,
but the location of the mines were
kept a secret from the conquista-
By accident, the location of a
mine was discovered at Musa
Gold and emerald jewelry has
been found in the mounds of
Tuscany, Herculaneum and Pom-
peii, - mounds which probably
date back several thousand years
before America was discovered.
S* * *
IN RELIGIOUS history, the em-
erald was the third of the twelve
stones in Aaron's breastplate.
Legend and superstition have
attached themselves to the emer-
ald, as they have to all gems.
Possibly because of its green
color, it was considered an effec-
tive remedy for eye ailments. Hin-
du physicians used the water in
which an emerald had been im-
mersed for eye baths.
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Corky Corcoran on the tenor
sax, Willie Smith on the alto sax,
Juan Tizol, the valve trombone
and Louis Bellson, the drums will
all be featured in musical solos
during the evening.
THE ORCHESTRA will play
from a red and white bedecked
bandstand, which will be decor-
ated to carry out the "Heavenly-
Angelic spirits and horned De-
vils, flames, clouds, comets and
other out-of-this-world things
will set the atmosphere.
James will also act as master of
ceremonies when t h e women
chosen by the fraternities to
represent them are honored.
EACH FRATERNITY is to turn in
the name of a woman, attending
the dance with a member of the
fraternity, and they will be hon-
ored during the evening and pre-
sented with corsages.
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As a living memorial to Alice
Crocker Lloyd, former Dean of
Women at the University, the
members of Mortar Board have
developed the idea of honoring her
by creating one of the most out-
standing drama collections in the
country in her memory.
Because Miss Lloyd had an in-
tense interest in drama and lit-
erature and was one of the found-
ers of the Spring Drama Season
here, this memorial is being given.
* * *
PROF. VALENTINE WINDT of
the Speech Department recom-
mended essential names of books
to the group.
Prof. Kenneth Rowe of the
E n g li s h department helped
compile a list of books that he
knew Miss Lloyd especially en-
joyed and would have wanted
to see included in the collection.
Mortar Board is planning to
place this collection in a promin-
ent section of the League Library.
In addition to the collection
there will be a portrait of Miss
Lloyd and a parchment telling of
LETTERS HAVE BEEN sent to
every president of a women's hous-
ing group on campus, including
dormitories, league houses, co-op-
eratives and sororities, to inform
them of this project.
Since they now have a com-
plete list of the dramas and an-
thologies that they hope to buy,
the members of Mortar Board
are asking that each woman
student contribute 20 cents
when her housing group presi-
dent requests a contribution.
This is being done in order to
finance the project.
Renee Pregulman, chairman of
the projects committee of Mortar
Board, with the help of Barbara
Molyneaux and Val Lemper is or-
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