FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1951
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Will Prevail at
Brestoff To Provide
The entire second floor of the
League will undergo a temporary
change of atmosphere from 9:30
p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, March 2,
when "Show Boat", this year's
Assembly Bal, is held.
Main ballroom will be decor-
ated to represent a 19 century
theatre for the production, "Show
Boat." The mustached villain,
little girl who can't pay the rent,
and the muscular hero will be
present in the theatre.
* * *
AS DANCERS leave the main
ballroom, they will find them-
selves on a ship's deck and upon
looking over the railing will be
able to see water of the Missis-
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. There will
be dancing here as well as in
the main ballroom.
Decorated in fashion of the era
will be the gay ship's saloon, lo-
cated in the League dining room,
and the gambling casino, across
from the main ballroom. Weary
dancers will be able to entertain
themselves with card playing.
MUSIC FOR the evening will
be provided by Phil Brestoff and
his orchestra from Detroit. In
keeping with the mood they will
play many selections from "Show
Boat," such as "Make Believe"
and "Why Do I Love You."
The "Little Club" will serve
refreshments and provide en-
tertainment during intermission
for "Show Boat" dancers.
Tickets for the semi-formal
event are priced at $2.80 per
couple. Independent women will
be able to purchase tickets until
Wednesday in their dormitories,
and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through
Friday in the League.
The committee asks that wo-
men wear no corsages to the coed-
The theme of "Show Boat" was
chosen because of its lightness
and festive nature, and Assembly
Ball promises to be an evening of
fun and entertainment for all
who come, according to the chair-
men for the dance.
INTERVIEWING ... Nancy Baehre, sophomore member of inter-
viewing and nominating committee of the League, gives informa-
tion on senior post petitions due today at 5 p.m. in the Under-
Army, Navy To Invade Union
For Traditional Military Ball
ON TIHIE HOUSE
By NAN TAYLOR
Most students seem to be still resting up from the hustle and
bustle of the last few weeks, for informal record dances are high on
the social calendar for this weekend, with some hardy souls planning
more elaborate parties.
ALPHA OMICRON PI will honor its new pledges tonight at their
"Club 800." The sorority house will be turned into a night club atmos-
phere, complete with checked tablecloths, candle bottles, a floorshow,
dancing and refreshments.
WITH ALL THE "FIXIN'S," Phi Rho Sigma will present a buffet
supper at the house as a prelude to Caduceus Ball. After supper the
fraternity members and their dates will go on to the dance.
ON THE INTELLECTUAL SIDE, Robert Owen Co-op has invited
Prof. Manfred C. Vernon of the political science department to speak
to the fraternity and their dates tonight on the "Sane Approach to
Peace." Refreshments and dancing will follow the discussion.
,BIG BROTHER will be casting an eagle eye on Acacia members
and their dates tomorrow night at the fraternity "Communist Cell."
Couples will come dressed as different types of communists-the in-
telligencia, the bourgeoise or the peasant. Daily Workers, and mock
NKVD, the soviet secret police, will complete the atmosphere.
IN BE-BOP TIES and glasses, and armed with cigarette holders,
the Alpha Epsilon Phi and their dates will spend tomorrow evening
at "Bop City." Records and other be-bop articles will lend the proper
mood to the house.
"TURN ABOUT IS FAIR PLAY," or so the old saying goes, and
tomorrow night the newly initiated members of Delta Chi fraternity
will be given an opportunity to treat the old actives as pledges. Old
and new members, alike, will celebrate the end of "hell week" with
dancing and refreshments.
WILLOW RUN'S FLIGHT ROOM will be the scene of a buffet
supper and informal dance tomorrow night for Psi Omega members,
rushees and their dates.
"I CANNOT TELL A LIE" will set the theme for the Sigma Alpha
Epsilon's George Washington party this weekend. Anyone who is
caught in a falsehood will be taken before a judge and given appro-
ALSO COMMEMORATING the birthday of the father of our
country, the Sammies are having a party complete with cherry trees
and silver dollars.
NEPTUNE, JUPITER AND others of the gods of Greek mythology
will help initiate couples at the Sigma Chi "Crossing the Equator"
party. Costumes will follow the theme of what one would wear at the
* * * *
WITH THE PRESENTATION of one phonograph record for ad-
mission, Triangle members and their dates will be admitted to the
fraternity "night club" tomorrow night.
HINSDALE HOUSE MEN and their dates as French Apaches will
celebrate their third annual dance at "Carnage dans la Casbah,"
(translated "slaughter in the rec room"). The Parisian atmosphere
will be carried out in the dance room, gambling hall and bar.
PHI DELTA PHI is giving a party tomorrow night for their new
intramural basketball coach, George Siberell. Sunday afternoon they
will pay "tribute to the loyal service of their outgoing coach, Michael
Fansler, who served them well before he reached senility and fat-
ness," said Russell Jones, house manager.
RECORD DANCES are being held tomorrow night by Alpha Chi
Sigma, Alpha Delta Phi, Anderson House, Beta Theta Pi, Chi Phi,
Delta Kappa Epsilon, Delta Tau Delta, Lamda Chi Alpha, Phi Kappa
Sigma, Phi Kappa Tau, Phi Sigma Delta, Sigma Nu, Sigma Phi Ep-
silon, Theta Chi, Theta Delta Chi, and Theta Xi.
SUNDAY AFTERNOON Delta Delta Delta will hold a tea for
members of the faculty, deans and heads of departments.
WyvernWill Sponsor ovie
Caduceus Ball, t h e medical
school's a n n u a l semi-formal
dance, will take place from b p.m.
to 1 a.m. today in the Union Ball-
Traditionally held on the Friday
following Washington's birthday,
the ball is sponsored by Galens,
honorary medical society, and is
open to the campus.
Frank Tinker and his orchestra
will occupy the bandstand which
will be decorated with luminescent
paint and musical notes and sym-
Other decorations which will
carry out the theme of the dance,
"Musico-therapy", include a large
replica of a jukebox and recent
medical school record "hits".
Galens will present a medical
school interpretation of local ra-
dio programs during the intermis-
sion. A soap box drama, prob-
lem solving program and a news
commentator will be broadcast
from the ballroom.
Dim lights and soft music will
provide a "strictly night-club" at-
mosphere for students attending
the "Little Club" from 8:30 p.m.
to midnight today on the second
floor of the League.
The club is being sponsored by
the Association of Independent
Men to provide students with a
Friday evening entertainment pro-
gram on the order of several big
t ableshdecorated with checked
tablecloths will be placed along
Junior Girls' Play
Members of the central com-
mittee of JGP who are directly
concerned with the stage pro-
duction will meetat 4 p.m. to-
day in the League. Members
of the singing chorus will also
meet at the same time, in the
League. Room will be posted.
the sidelines for couples who pre-
fer to "sit this dance out."
More energetic students may
dance to the music of Bob Leopold
and his combo which will feature
swing in the style of that of Benny
Goodman. There will also be
many of the slower numbers avail-
able for those who prefer their
music on the dreamy side.
Still following the plan of well
known bistros, the club will fea-
ture a floorshow in which Max
Daniels will steal the spotlight.
Daniels is planning to do a pan-
tomime on Jimmy Durante and
his famous numbers "The Guy
Who Found the Lost Chord" and
"Little Bit of This and Little Bit
Between dances, and during the
show, refreshments will be on sale
at a "bar" to be set up in the club.
Admission for the entire eve-
ning's program will be a $1 per
couple, but after 10:30 p.m. the,
price will be lowered to 75 cents.
AIM To Provide Atmosphere
Of Soft Music at 'Little Club.
Floorshow To Feature Pantomine Skit;
Refreshments Will Be on Sale at 'Bar'
Michigan military will take
command of the Union ballroom
from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday,
March 9, when it presents its an-
nual Military Ball.
Begun back in 1918 by the RO-
TC and NROTC, the dance has
become a traditional event under,
the sponsorship of all the mili-
tary groups on campus-the Ar-
my, Navy, Marine and Air Force
DECORATIONS WILL impart
a military atmosphere to the
event. Pershing rifle men, com-
plete with white helmets, gloves
and spats, standing guard at a
Hillel will hold a grad mixer
from 9 to 12 p.m. today at the
Sigma Delta Tau House, 1405
There will be refreshments
and dancing; admission is free.
sentry box will collect tickets from
The main hallway will re-
semble a gun emplacement, do-
minated by a machine gun
banked with sandbags.
Under a false ceiling of maize
and blue, large emblems of the
four military units will dominate
the main ballroom.
* * * *
NAUTICAL ATMOSPHERE will
be introduced in the small ball-
room which will be decorated to
represent a ship. Through the
"bulkhead" doors couples will step
into a shipboard scene.
Paul LaVoie and his orchestra
will provide the musical back-
ground for the dance. LaVoie,
who plays for station WJR in
Detroit, is acclaimed as a very
versatile band leader.
He has styled his music to fit
the pleasure of most people. He
has it fast and furious for those
who are so inclined, and for those
who like it soft andtsentimental
he has the latest hit tunes.
Tickets for the dance are $3.00
per couple. They can be purchased
at North Hall or from any com-
The committee has announced
that there will be no corsages
worn. Late permission has been
granted to women students for
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