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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Lloyd Women
Stress 'South'
In Decorations
'Mardis Gras' Mood
To Prevail at Dance
Gardens and smoky cafe scenes
are among the decorations being
planned for Alice Lloyd Hall's an-
nual spring dance, May Magic,
which will be held from 9 p.m. to
midnight Saturday.
The theme for this year's dance
is centered around the Mardi Gras.
PARK SCENES, cafe, scenes, a
revolving colored chandelier and
colored masks on the windows will
depict the color and gaiety of New
Orleans at Mardi Gras time.
One lounge will feature a rock
garden complete with a real
flowing fountain. Another lounge
will portray a smoky cafe scene
in which there will be a window
looking out over a river to New
Orleans.
Dick Peters and his orchestra
will provide the musical back-
ground for dancing in three
lounges, and refreshments will be
served in the other two.
* * *
FACULTY GUESTS and chape-
rones at the dance will receive
handmade corsages of spring
flowers. There will be a large stand
THE GREAT OUTD
WAA-Union
Dance, Derby

PIECING TOGETHER: Lloyd Hall women are seen putting
together decorations which will be used to convey the desired mood
for their dance Saturday.
* * * *

in the lobby with a cart contain-
ing carnation butonnieres for the
men. The women will receive pro-
grams.
This semi-formal dance, which
is one of two annual dances, is

open only to residents and alum-
nae, of Lloyd Hall and their
guests.
Tickets for the dance are priced
at $2 and may be purchased now
in the dormitory.

OORS':
To Hold Tennis Ball Weekend;
, Arb Party To Highlight Event

SAE Pledges
Will Be Feted
Black and White Ball
Slated for Saturday
SAE's will honor spring pledges
at their traditional Black and
White Ball to be held from 9 to 12
p.m. Saturday in the Flight Room
at Willow Run Airport.
Couples garbed in black and
white will dance to the music of
Al Chase and his orchestra amidst
decorations which will carry out
the theme.
BLACK AND WHITE streamers
will descend to the walls of the
ballroom from a giant pledge pad-
dle suspended from the ceiling.
Replicas of the pledge pin, in-
scribed with the names of the
pledges, will decorate the walls of
the dance floor.
Pledge paddles with the names
of the couple, occasion, SAE crest
and a black and white ribbon,
have been chosen as the favor
for the dance.
The Black and White Ball tradi-
tion originated in the last century
at the University of Alabama, home
of thie fraternity's founding chap-
ter. The SAE's at Tuscaloosa in-
augurated the color theme, re-
stricting all attire and decoration
at the dance to black and white.
IT IS REPUTED that the color
theme at this time was carried out
to the extent that the men and
their dates were escorted to the
ball in black and white carriages
drawn by black and white horses.
Black and White Ball has
grown since then to become a
national tradition among the 131
chapters of SAE throughout the
country. The ball was inaugu-
rated on this campus in the
spring of 1947 when black and
white attired couples danced to
the musical rhythms of Buddy
Rich and his orchestra at Wash-
tenaw County Country Club.
A banquet at the SAE house will
begin the festivities this year, fol-
lowed by the dance.
Chairman of the ball' is Pat
Cummiskey, social chairman of the
house, who will be assisted by John
Iverson. Also in charge of arrange-
ments for the dance are Jerry
Shull, banquet; James Ghysels,
decorations and Jeff Knight and
Tony Georgilas, publicity.
Panhel Dance
PetitionsDue
Petitions for positions / on the
central committee for Panhellenic
Ball for next year are due at the
League on Friday.
Panhellenic Ball is the annual
dance held in the fall semester by
the sorority women on campus.
Positions open are the general
chairman, assistant chairman,
publicity chairman, decorations
chairman and ticket chairman.
The list continues with patrons
chairman, decorations chairman,
program chairman, refreshments
chairman and building and
rgounds chairman.
Information concerning the var-
ious positions can be obtained by
consulting the President's Reports
in the League Undergraduate Of-
fice, or last year's chairmen of the
Ball.

Gorno-Howey
The engagement of Dolores C.
Gorno, daughter of Mrs. M. J.
Gorno, to Charles O. Howey, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Orville C. Howey
of Trenton, Mich. was announced
April 22 at a surprise announce-
ment party in Miss Gorno's home
at Trenton.
Miss Gorno is a junior in the
nursing school and attended Mary-
grove College before coming to the
University. Mr. Howey is a grad-
uate of Michigan State College.
No date has been set for the
wedding.
Scherrer-Billmeyer
Mr. and Mrs. Leo I Scherrer of
Flint have announced the engage-
ment of their daughter, Jo, to
Duane Billmeyer, son of Dr. and
Mrs. Harold D. Billmeyer of De-
troit.
Miss Scherrer will graduate in
June from the literary college. She
is a member of Alpha Chi Omega.
Billmeyer, now with the Air
Cadets in Moultrie, Ga. was for-
merly enrolled in the School of
* * *

Martin- Shew
Mrs. Pauline Martin of Ithaca,
N.Y. has announced the engage-
ment of her daughter, M. Barbara,
to Randall Shew, son of Mr. and
* * *

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COLLEGE ISSUE:
Coed Named as Guest Edito
For August 'ademoiselle'

Nancy Bylan, '51, has been
named a Guest Editor of "Made-
moiselle" Magazine.
Miss Bylan who competed among
850 undergraduate members of
"Mademoiselle's" national -College
Board at colleges and universities
for this year's Guest Editorships is
one of the twenty winners.
* , ,* '
THIS MARKS the third conse-
cutive year that a member of the
editorial staff of The Daily has
achieved this honor. In addition
to serving as Associate Editor, Miss
Bylan is also a member of Mortar-
board and Gilbert and Sullivan So-
ciety.
The twenty Guest Editors will
spend four weeks, from June 4
through June 29, in New York
City to help write and edit the
magazine's annual College issue
appearing in Aug.
Guest Editors will receive round-
trip transportation from their
home towns and will be paid regu-
lar salaries for their work.
EACH WOMAN will be assigned
to the magazine job which best fits
her inte:'ests and training. She will
interview celebrities in her chosen
field and will take field trips to
fashion, radio and photographic
studios, newspapers offices, de-
partment stores and various points
of interest in the city.
Individualized participation in
a vocational program has been
designed to help each Editor suc-
ceed in her field.
"Mademoiselle" has planned a

full round of social activities for
the month.
The twenty Guest Editors won
their appointments on the basis of
three magazine assignments during
the school year. Campus trends in
fashion, the arts, classroom studies
and extra-curricular activities were
included in these reports.
Faculty Teas
To EndToday
An outdoor coffee hour to be
held from 4 to 6 p.m. today on the
lawn of the League, weather per-
miting, will climax the series of
student-faculty get-togethers for
this semester.
The departments in the natural
sciences will be feted at today's
coffee hour including the Botany,
Astronomy, Biology, Zoology, Geol-
ogy, Chemistry and Physics De-
partments.
All students are invited to drop
in at the League to meet the Nat-
ural Science faculty on an informal
basis
Pat Olsen, chairman of the stu-
dent coffee hour committee
stresses that there is no better
way to meet the faculty than at
the student-faculty coffee hours.
The League and. Union are the
co-sponsors of the coffee hours.
The purpose of these get-togethers
is to provide an informial atmos-
phere for the students to meet
their professors.

Tennis Ball weekend will begin
with an outdoor dance planned on
the Palmer Field Tennis Courts
from 9 p.m. to midnight Friday.
The dance will precede other ac-
tivities planned by joint WAA and
Union committees. Saturday after-
noon will feature the "Wolverun"
derby. Saturday night, a party fea-
turing a movie and entertainment
by various specialty acts will be
held in the arb.
THE TENNIS COURTS for the
dance will be decorated to carry
out the sports theme. Huge tennis
rackets will flank the entrances to
the dance courts. Drawings of
couples with the bodies of tennis

rackets will be placed about the
courts.
Ted Smith's orchestra will pro-
vide the music for the dancers
from their derby car bandstand.
Dress for the dance will be in-
formal with the accent on cottons
for the coeds.
S * * *
REFRESHMENTS will be served
during the evening with special
entertainment planned for the in-
termission.
Tickets are now on sale on the
diagonal, in the Administration
Bldg., and in the lobby of the
Union. They are also on sale in
the quads during the dinner
hours.

Martha Cook's Annual Formal
To Be Based on 'May MagIc'

The "arb party" Saturday night
will feature "Topper's Return,"
starring Ronald Colman and Billie
Burke. Signs near the entrance to
the arb will direct couples to the
natural amphitheatre where the
free movie will be shown.
* * *
ALSO FEATURED during the
evening wil be the music of Bob
Leopold's Combo. Other specialty
acts will include Fran Morse, sing-
er, Pat Joy, dancer, and Adele
Hager playing the guitar and sing-
ing.
Group singing will be led by
the Men's Glee Club.
Dress for the outdoor party will
be strictly informal for the first
"arb party" that has been planned
as part of the Tennis Ball week-
end.
The weekend is held as a spring
festivity on the alternate years
that Michigras is not scheduled.
Co-chairmen for the "arb party"
are Jerrie Mauralo and Raffee
Johns. For the Tennis Ball, they
are Janet Dewey and Ron Modlin.
Bluebook Ball
The annual "Bluebook Ball"
for study weary students will be
held from 9 p.m. to 12 midnight
on Saturday, May 26 in the
Union Ballroom. Frank Tinker
will provide the music.
Two "Bluebook" dances are
held each year, one in the fall
semester and one in the spring
as a last fling before final ex-
ams.

BARBARA MARTIN
Mrs. Charles Shew of Dryden, N.Y.
Miss Martin, a senior in the
literary college, is president of
Stockwel Hall. Mr. Shew is em-
poyed as a reporter on The Fair-
mont Times in Fairmont, W. Va.
while attending Antioch College.
The wedding will take place June
24 in Dryden.
Rash-Rice
The engagement of Isabel Rash,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles
J. Rash of Flint, to Arthur Davison
Rice, son of Mr. and Mrs. James A.
Rice also of Flint, was announced
May 10 at a diner at her sorority,
Delta Gamma.
Miss Rash is a junior in the edu-
cation school. Mr. Rice is a grad-
uate of the University where he
was affiliated with Beta Theta Pi
fraternity.
Coke Dance
A League coke dance will be
held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. today
in the new Rumpus Room of
the League. The dance will be
free of charge to all couples.
I.F.C. BALL
PICTURES
TODAY
In Administration Building

Beverage Stains
When someone spills chocolate
on the tablecloth, get after the
spot right away with a cloth soaked
in milk. For coffee and tea spots,
rub with glycerine.

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SEE PAGE 2

The MIKADO

JO SCHERRER
* *
Business Administration at the
University. He is a past president
of Theta Chi fraternity.
No plans for the wedding have
been made.
* *
Cooper-Miller
Mrs. Johanna Cooper of Grand
Rapids recently announced the en-
gagement of her daughter, Mary
Jo, to Paul Miller at an informal
party. Mr. Miller is the son of
William J. Miller of Wellend, Ont.
Both Miss Cooper and Miller are
at present in graduate school and
are candidates for Ph.D degrees in
English.
The couple is planning a Fall
wedding.

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"May Magic" will be the theme
of the Martha Cook annual spring
semi-formal dance to be held from
9 p.m. to midnight Friday.
Don Zill and his orchestra will
provide the music. Entertainment
will feature the singing of Paul
?Hines who played the lead in the
recent production of Finian's
Rainbow.
* * *
A PRE-DANCE dinner consisting
of either steak or fish will be
served to women and their dates at
7 p.m.
Decorations will be used to
carry out the "May Magic"

theme. A maypole will be strung
in the blueroom. There will be
an outdoor swing in the back-
yard.
Colonial bouqeuts will line the
corridors and flowers will be placed
throughout all the rooms.
* * * *

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PUNCH will be served on the ter-
race from two wishing wells. Re-
freshments will also incl u de
cookies.
' Programs will be in the shape
of a top hatewith flowers com-
ing out of the top.
Bev Howard and Jo Perry are
serving as co-chairmen for the
dance while Sue Cleghorn is in
charge of decorations.
Other committee chairmen in
clude Marie Diamond, refresh
ments; Carol Hodge, programs;
Marirosele Sparks and Marguerit
Abrams, publicity; Barbara Wat
son, tickets; and Margery King
land, invitations.

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