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October 12, 1951 - Image 5

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Union To Begin Record Dance Series




Elliott To Play for Annual A-Hop at League

Bridge, Canasta,
Top Platter Hits
To Be Featured
Weary couples, exhausted from
the strain of long week-ends will
have an opportunity to relax at
the Union record dances to be held
from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Sundays in
the Terrace Room of the Union,
The top recording stars in the
country will perform for the in-
formal dances. This Sunday Glenn
Miller will be featured with some
of his leading record hits.
Card fiends can practice up on
their bridge and canasta between
records, for the Union will provide
playing cards and card tables to
add to the informal atmosphere of
the dance.
Union officials wish to empha-
size the fact that the Sunday eve-
ning disk dances will be provided
free of cost to any campus cam-
pus couples that want to come.
If dancers find the strain of
homework is overwhelming, they
can plan to spend part of their
time studying in the Union study
hall, Room 3-D, which will be open
to dates every Sunday evening.
Hungry couples will also be able
to buy snacks in the Union snack
bar which is also open to coeds
with escorts as a part of the Un-
ion's new coed-participation poli-
University coeds accompanied
by Union members have a limit-
ed use of the Union recreational
facilities under the present Union
A-Hop Tickets
All A-Hop tickets that have
not been sold must be handed
in at the League Undergraduate
Office between 9 a.m. and noon
tomorrow morning.

Parties, the Hoosier football game and dances will spark
house activities this week-end.
Some houses will start their social program tonight.
* * *

Final preparations are being
made for the season's first big all-
campus dance set for tomorrow
night, Assembly's and Association


--Daily-Bruce Knoll
DISC JOCKEYS-Sandra Reynolds, '54, and Mark Oscherwitz,
'53, sort records for the first in a series of Sunday evening record
dances to be held from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Sundays in the Terrace
Room of the Union.
New Coeds Urged to Try out

Old members of "Michifish," the
WAA-sponsored swimming club
for women, will meet at 10 a.m.
tomorrow at the Union pool.
'Tryeuts for membership in the
Michifish will be held from 9 to
11 e.m Saturday, Oct. 20 and 27.
** *
IN ORDER TO qualify for ac-
ceptance into the swmming club,
women must be able to perform
satistactorily the basic strokes .
few other requirements include
the ability to do the stanzling frort
c:ve and the back dolphin.
Those coeds who are unsue-
pfayl in their bid for member-
ship mnay take advantage of in-

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st - ci;ion which is offered from
9 to 10 a.m. every Saturday in
the Union pool.
One of the main projects of the
club this year will be the presen-
tation of a water balle; at the Un-
in ( cn House to be held in
* * *
form in group numbers, trios and
duets, dcne to music with costumes
and a central theme.
Another undertaking of the
club, now being planned by the
ichelifcsh manager. Peg Sabin,
is a 15-minute inte mxssion pro
gram in the Varsity Swim Meet
in December.
Other activities of the club, out-
side of regular meetings and prac-
tice of stunts, include the inter-
mission program for the all-cam-
pus women's swimming meet,
This year's coed meet will be
held 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the In-
tramural Building pool.
A practice period has been
scheduled for competing swimmers
at 9 to 11 a.m. tomorrow in the
Union pool.
Participation points are earned
by those entering the various
events, which include the 25 and
50 yard free style, breast stroke
and back crawl. Diving competi-
tion and free style relays will also
compose the evening's program.
Women To Meet
For Faculty Club
Social activities of the Faculty
Women's Club will be opened to-
morrow with a pot-luck supper in
the University Elementary Cafe-
teria at 6:45 p.m. followed by a
square dance in Barbour Gymnas-
ium from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.
Any faculty club member inter-
ested in square dancing with an
old fashioned caller and music,
and who would like to join the
group, is requested to call Mrs.
Robert Bartels, 508 West Davis
Street, Ann Arbor.

HOLDING THE WORLD'S record for the most record dances,
Alpha Delta Phi is out to top this record by slating another record
Costumes from the cave man down to the man in the future will
be present at the Alpha Delta Pi "Past and Future" party.
* * * *
FLETCHER HALL will play host at a mixer with Vicky Vaughan'
house after the pep rally. Martha Cook women and their escorts
will hold a picnic and barn dance at the Fresh Air Camp.
Tomorrow will witness more parties and dances after the game.
Dance band music by Chuck Stauffer will serenade couples at
Beta Theta Pi while Bill Kline and his band will preside over the
Theta Chi "dress up" dance.
Record dances are scheduled at the Alpha Kappa Kappa, Delta
Tau Delta, Phi Delta Theta, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Tau Delta Phi and
Triangle fraternities.
* * * *
"DISEASE TRANSMITTER," another one of Acacia's Little The-
ater productions will be the feature event at the fraternity's dance.
A take off on Robert Service's poem, "The Shooting of Dan McGrew"
will send chills through the guests at Kappa Nu's dance.
Delta Chi "hoodlums" and their "gun moll" dates will be watching
the roulette wheels closely at a gambling party.
A hay loft outside the Pi Lambda Phi house will set the scene for
a Hoosier farm party. An Ozzie Shane detective story will bring the
house back to the city again.
* * * *
CHI PHI AND DELTA Sigma Phi have planned buffet supper
dances while Phi Kappa Sigma will be swaying to the house combo
music and records.
Wedding bells will be ringing for the couple pulling the lucky
number out of a hat at Alpha Epsilon Pi. A preacher and best man
will be on hand to complete the ceremony.
Honoring the new pledge class Theta Xi will decorate the walls
with cartoons satirizing rushing at a record dance. A soft shoe rou-
tine will be featured at the Delta Upsilon dance.
Taylor house will jaunt out to the Fresh Air Camp for a wiener
roast and barn dance. "Hogen's Alley" will sponsor an Indian Sum-
mer dance as Michigan house plays host to Palmer house.
ALPHA SIGMA PHI'S and their dates will dress like the title of
the record that they bring to the record dance. A coke record dance
with parlour games is slated at Alpha Omega,
A square dance featuring a caller and lots of straw is scheduled
at Theta Delta Chi. Sigmu Nu will swing to a band at their barn
Every thing will be "ship shape" at the Sigma Alpha Mu costume
party, "Fisherman's Wharf." Fish, nets, buoys, beacon lamps and
life preservers will set the wharf atmosphere both inside and outside
the house.
** * *
ON SUNDAY Kappa Kappa Gamma will entertain the faculty at
a tea. The people who pay the bills, parents, will be in the spotlight
at the Kappa Delta house tomorrow. Members of the sorority have
arranged block seats for their parents at the football game, and a
buffet dinner will be served following the event.
Fathers' Week-end at the Phi Gamma Delta house will get off
to a sound start tomorrow at a noon buffet lunch. Following the
football game, at which the dad's will have block seats, guests and
hosts will trek off to a bowling alley and work off their excess energy.
Returning to the chapter house, talented active members will en-
tertain their fathers with an original program. At 12:30 a.m. fathers
and sons will serenade one of the campus sorority houses, the name
of which remains a secret.
A group picture of guests and hosts will be taken following their
return from church Sunday morning. The fathers will then desert
sons temporarily while attending their own private business meeting.
Concluding the week-end of activities will be a banquet scheduled for
noon Sunday.


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Newman Club Dance
An "Autumn Whirl" dance
will be sponsored by the New-
man Club from 8 p.m. to mid-
night tomorrow in the base-
ment of Saint Mary's Chapel.

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The dance, entitled "Kickoff,"
will be held from 9 p.m. until
1 a.m. on the second floor of the
Women's League. .1 coeds are
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Authentic representations of
familier scenes around town will
set the decoration theme.
Bob Elliot's band, composed of
students in music school, the mar-
ching band and other campus mu-

sical organizations will play for
the dancing, while the Stan Keller
Tri), a group from Detroit, will
offer in-between entertainment.
Pictures to be inscribed with A-
Hop, '51. will be taken during the
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