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S1 YLISH SPECT ACLES:
Glasses Become asset to Coeds' Beauty

By MAD DAVIS .
Coeds who are forced to wear
spectacles to be able to see the
puddles in the street need no long-
er have fear that the students sit-
ting on benches on the Diag will
turn thebother cheek when they
pass by.
According to a recent release by
a fashion survey, glasses are more
help than harm to -the beauty of
the human face.
. * *
HOLLYWOOD has discovered
r that 20 per cent of a star's person-
ality is expressed by the voice, 20
per cent by the body, 10 per cent
by the eyebrows and the remaining
50 per cent by the eyes.
Once more the eyes have "it".
Consequently, the authorities
feel that, since the eyes are so im-
portant, the more emphasis placed
on them the better.
SPECTACLES, in today's mod-
ern designs, seem to be able to
emphasize the eyes almost better
than eye make up.
Although today glasses are
modern in their design, includ-
lng the slanted harlequins, the
square heavy frames and the
"top-heavy" frames which cover

only the top of the lenses, eye-
glasses made their first appear-
ance in the modish world at the
courts of monarchs and, the
palaces of the nobility.
The accidental fact that no sat-
isfactory way existed of attaching
glasses to the face caused them
to be held in the hand, and thus
led to the primitive form of the
lorgnette-a device which natur-
ally lends itself to stately manners
and social prestige.
* * *
HOWEVER, the popularity of
glasses did not diminish with the
introduction of bows or ear-pieces.
Rumor has it the young ladies
of Spanish nobility wore glasses
for cosmetic and stylish effect,
although they were blessed with
perfect vision.
Although Americans do not have
birth and aristocracy to imitate,
and they have gravitated to Holly-
wood.
* * *
ACCORDING to the survey, if
the United States has a style dic-
tator, the cinema center is it.
Hollywood finds the oval face
ideal beauty for women. Conse-
quently, they make all shapes
and sizes of faces oval.
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Senior Society
Initiation Held
This Morning
Members Installed
In League Services,
Honored at Breakf ast
Senior Society held its initiation
at 7 a.m. in the League Chapel this
morning.
The seventeen new members,
dressed in pastel colors, took the
oath of the society and were given
pins by the black-robed graduating
seniors. The ceremony was fol-
lowed by breakfast at the League.
SENIOR SOCIETY is an honor-
ary organization for senior inde-
pendent women who are outstand-
ing in activities and who have at
least a 2.62 scholastic averag.
The society is the oldest wo-
men's honorary in existence on
this campus and was founded to
promote "good fellowship and
interest in activities among the
women of the University."
The organization h o 1ds bi-
monthly socialmeetings at which
the girls discuss business and
campus issues.
Tapping takes place at Assem-
bly Fortnite in the fall and at In-
stallation Nite in the spring.
LETTERS asking for recoi-
mendations for new members are
sent to almost ninety campus
leaders and the girls suggested, if
they meet the scholastic average,
are then considered by affirmative
discussion in the closed tapping
meetings s
One subject that has often
been discussed is the double
tapping between Senior Society
and Mortar Board. Senior So-
ciety chooses girls Independent-
ly of Mortar Board's selections.
A girl tapped by Mortar Board
is not automatically tapped for
Senior Society, but usually her
record is outstanding enough
that she is honored twice.
To lighten the double responsi-
bilities of such an honor, the girls
now being chosen for Senior So-
ciety who have already- been
tapped by Mortar Board will be
given an opportunity to become
associate members of Senior So-
ciety. This is a new policy being
tried for next year.
General information about the
organization was given in an in-
formal get-acquainted meeting for
all old and new members last Sun-
day.

FINAL FLING-Valerie Lemper and IMel Cohen make prepara-
tions for the last big dance of the season and the final campus
event of members of the class of '51. Senior Ball will be held from
9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday in the Union Ballroom.

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The common T-shirt which used
to be worn almost exclusively for
sports wear has now come into
the fashion world of dressier
clothes.
This season's styles feature T-
shirts that can be worn as a cot-
ton blouse with colorful skirts dur-
ing hot weather.
Sleeveless styles in T-shirts are
very popular. Many are patterned
in tiny stripes and trimmed in
solid colors.
Low, round necklines are an
added attraction to the old polo
shirt, giving them a soft, feminine
appearance.
Sunback dresses h a v e been
teamed up with T-shirts. One
style features a polo shirt jacket
in either matching or contrasting
colors. These jackets are often
trimmed with smart buttons or
bright binding tape.
T-shirts are still being worn for
casual wear with shorts, slacks and
blue jeans. Many variations to
the classic plain style are being
shown on the market.
P'or tennis, one shirt is fashioned
with a striking boat neckline and
a snug ribbed waist.

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Vocalist Sunny Gale will be fea-
tured with Hal McIntyre and his
orchestra at Senior Ball to be held
from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday in
the Union Ballroom.
McIntyre, who formerly ap-
peared with the Glenn Miller band,
has proved to be a college favorite
since he formed an orchestra of
his own.
A DISTINCT style highlighting
subdued reed voicing, bright
clipped brasses and the maestro's
own saxaphone solos are all part
of the bands presentation.
"Our college days" will be the
theme of the ball, the last big
dance of the school year. Studies
will be laid aside for the evening
but not forgotten as panels de-
picting familiar college scenes
help seniors recall their four
years at the University.
Decorations chairmen, J e a n
Decker and Gene Lamb, have
planned the decorations to carry
Social Postponed
Due to weather conditions
the ice cream social sponsored
by the Delta Gamma Sorority
will be held from 7 to 10 p.m.
today at the Delta Gamma
House.

out the desired mood. Pictured
murals will serve to recall happen-
ings from the freshman year to
the present day.
THE MURALS will attempt to
prophesy what is in store for the
future as well as to recall tradi-
tions and buildings that have
"faded away" like Haven Hall.
Co-chairmen, Val Lemper and
George Milroy, stress the fact
that although Senior Ball has
traditionally been a formal
dance, "dressy" but informal
wear will be appropriate this
year.
* * *
TICKET SALES are now open
to all campus according to ticket
chairmen Shirley Ilgovsky and Mel
Cohen.
Tickets may be purchased for
$3.60 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. in the
Administration Bldg. For the
inevitable few who wait until
the lastminute, tickets will be
sold at the door.
Publicity chairmen, Maxine
Ryckman and Wally Shapero, an-
nounce that various groups are
planning "before dance" parties.
The special events committee of
the senior class is running the ball
this year as one of their main
functions.

Weddings &
Engagements
Boone - Currie
Dr. and Mrs. George D. Boone
of Ann Arbor have announced the
engagement of their daughter,
Nancy Catherine, to A. Ross Cur-
ti, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. S.
Currie of Ferndale.
Miss Boone is a junior in the lit-
erary college.
Mr. Currie was enrolled in the
business administration school
prior to his enlistment in the Air
Force last January. He is affiliat-
ed with Phi Sigma Kappa fra-
ternity.
No date for the wedding has
been set.
Grabow - Stenbuck
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Grabow of
Detroit have announced the en-
gagement of their daughter, Mur-
iel, to Fied Stenbuck, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Herman Stenbuck of
Pontiac.
Miss Grabow is a junior in the
literary college. Mr. Stenbuck, a
student at the University from
1940 to 1942, was affiliated with
Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity.
No date has been set for the
wedding.

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