THE MICHIGAN DAILY
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Victorious sophomores headed
back to campus after winning the
tug-o-war across the Huron yes-
The shouting started shortly
s after 1 a.m.' when the Fiji band
and Duncan Early on his unicycle
led a parade around campus.
A FEW MORE enthusiasts were
picked up on the Mall and started
the march to the island, escorted
by local police.
This year the tug was held on
what the committee thought the
flattest banks in order to give
Panhel Initiates JGP PRELIMINARIES:
Informal Plan Junior Wome
n To Meet Tomorrow Afternoon
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Town and Country Club - A
roast at the Island is planned by
members at 5 p.m. today.
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Bowling Club - Members will
hold their second meeting of the
year at 5 p.m. tomorrow at the
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Volleyball Tournament - The
\ schedule'for the week is as follows:
Monday at 5:10 p.m.-Hinsdale I
vs. Kappa Kappa Gamma I; Alpha
Epsilon Phi I vs. Alpha Chi Omega
I; at 7:15 p:m:-Jordan VI vs.
Stockwell VII; Mosher I vs. New-
berry I; at 8 p.m.-Stockwell I vs.
-Jordan V; Jordan II vs. Stockwell
Tuesday at 5:10 p.m. - Kappa
Delta I vs. Collegiate Sorosis II;
Kleinsteuck I vs. Kappa Alpha
Theta II; at 7:15 p.m.-Alpha Phi
II vs. Alpha Gamma Delta II: Col-
legiate Sorosis I vs. Stockwell II;
at 8 p.m.-Alpha Xi Delta I vs.
Barbour II; Alpha Omicron Pi II
vs. Hollis House I.
Wednesday at 5:10 p.m.-Delta
Zeta I vs. Alpha Chi Omega II;
cheever'I vs. Delta Gamma I; at
'745 p.m.-Couzens II vs. New-
berry II; Kappa Kappa Gamma II
vs. Alpha Gamma Delta I.
Thursday at 5:10 p.m.-Palmer I
vs. Alpha Phi I; Pi Beta Phi III vs.
Alpha Phi III; at 7:15 p.m.-Chi
Omega I vs. Alpha Xi Delta III;
Hobbs-Gurley I vs. Angell I; at 8
p.m.-Stockwell IV vs. Delta Delta
Delta II; Alpha Xi Delta II vs. Pi
} Beta Phi I.
All of the 5:10 p.m. games this
week will be played on Palmer
Field. Teams are asked by offi-
cials to be prompt. In case of
rain or inclement weather, the
games will be played in Barbour
both teams equal chance for
Tug-o-war chairman Bill Allen,
announcing the official rules, said
the middle of the rope had to tra-
vel far enough to emerse every
member of a team. With freshmen
placed on the north bank and
sophomores on the south, the tug
was ready to begin.
MYLES GRAY and Don Meikle,
co-captains of the sophomore
team, were handicapped by a
shortage of teammates while the
freshman team headed by Jim
Bishop had enough replacements
to use the platoon system.
Sophomores won the first pull
as freshmen slithered into the
muddy Huron. The second pull
brought the sophomores to the
With the score even tension
mounted as Moose Dunne, M Club
referee stationed in the middle of
the river, gave the signal for the
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AFTER A short struggle the
sophomores again got the upper
hand and pulled the.freshmen in-
to the frigid water.
A group of freshmen started a
brief rally when they waded
across the river to throw in their
opponents. But the fracas sub-
sided, the freshmen joining in
a cheer for the winners, and
everyone went home to listen to
the Michigan-Iowa game.
Other members of the M Club
who officiated w e r e Charles
Whiteaker, Hugh Wright and Jim
The Tug-O-War goes far back
into the University's history. There
was no limit to the number of men
on a team in those days and some-
times things got out of hand. In
1925 the warning was issued "kick-
ing, biting and slugging are bar-
The tradition was revived after
the war when the Student Legis-
latle circulated a campus-wide
League To Be Scene
Of Coed Registration
Registration for informal soror-
ity rushing will begin from 9 a.m.
to noon and from 1:30 to 5 p.m.
tomorrow and Tuesday at the
All sophomore, junior and sen-
ior women and transfer students
with sufficient grades are eligible
to rush at this time.
THREE SORORITIES have
elected to entertain during this
period. They are Kappa Delta,
Alpha Omicron Pi and Delta Zeta.
Rushing will begin immedi-
ately following registration.
The houses rushing have been
given free reign as to the type of
entertainment they wish to have.
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RUSHING COUNSELORS are
at present holding office hours
from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday through
Friday in the Panhellenic office
at the League. Rushees will be
given the name of their counselors
This year will mark the first
time that Panhel has sponsored
informal sorority rushing.
Since the change in rushing po-
licy two years ago, when counse-
lors were used for the first time,
Panhel Board has felt that as
much practice as possible be af-
forded the ten counselors and they
have taken advantage of every op-
portunity to give them that prac-
The rushing period will last for
approximately ten days, and the
sororities rushing have the privi-
lege of setting their own date for
the pledging ceremonies.
Panhellenic rushing chairman
Rosemary Wise has urged all co-
eds who are eligible to register as
early as possible tomorrow so that
the staff may have an exact count
of those rushing.
Junior women will soon have the
opportunity to work on their most
important production, J u n i o r
Joan Brown, chairman of the
play, has announced that a mass
meeting for all junior women will
be held at 5 p.m. tomorrow, at the
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ALL CHAIRMEN will be present
to explain the work of their com-
The central committee now
has the script completed, but
true to tradition, the theme will
be kept secret until Senior
Night, March 20.
The central committee consists
of Jo Philips, assistant chairman;
Nancy Born, diretcor; Nancy Bae-
hre, assistant director.
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PEGGY ZAGER is secretary;
Nancy Pridmore, treasurer; Nancy
Eichenlaub, costume chairman;
and Kathleen McKinney, her as-
The list continues with Margy
Boos, make-up; Catherine Taor-
mina, assistant make-up; Berta
Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi
Eta Sigma are having a picnic
at the Island at 2 p.m. today.
Members will meet by the foun-
tain of the Women's League.
Huston, music; Evelyn'.Brooks,
composer and arranger; Sally
Publicity will be handled by
Donna Mayer, with Dolores Silver
working on Daily publicity, Bar.
bara Cole on stunts, and Beverly
Arble on posters.
Sally Gouldthorpe is programs'
chairman; Patricia Texter, prop.
erties; Lisa Kurca, scenery; Mimi
Lebeson, script; Nancy Nelson,
dance and Dorcas Strong, assist-
Completing the list of central
committee members are Diane
Harris, stage manager with Faith
Kruger, her assistant; Anne Black,
tickets; Dona Davenport, ushers.
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SOPHOMORE STRENGTH-The victorious sophomore tug team,
pulling on the other side of the Huron, emersed the freshmen
teams two out of three times to win the 1951 tug-o-war. The tug
was preceded by a parade across campus to the island where the
tug took place.
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Delta Gamma tied with Al-
pha Omicron Pi for second
place in the women's swimming
meet. Diana Lahde, Alpha Omi-
cron Pi, tied with Peggy Gra-
ham, Martha Cook for first
place in the 50 yard back
stroke. Miss Lahde also took
fourth place in the 50 yard free
Paul Bunyan Formal
In keeping with the tradition of
many years, the School of Natural
Resources will present its 15th an-
nual Paul Bunyan dance Saturday,
As a relief from the usual wear-
ing apparel of Christmas formal
dances, the forestry students ad-
vocate the wearing of blue jeans
and plaid shirts to the dance which
is often called the "most informal
formal of the year."
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USUALLY THE dancers, attired
in their "woodsy" clothing, are
judged for the prize of best-dress-
Since the foresters are parti-
cular about customs, anyone not
wearing the established dress is
removed from the dance floor
on a rail, specially constructed.
The dance floor has always been
decorated with bars, trees and
truckloads of greaory from Uni-
INTERMISSION time will fea-
ture some form of entertainment
connected with forestry. For in-
stance, one year couples competed
in a sawing contest.
Paul Bunyan's axe, sacred tool
of the mighty woodman, is al-
ways on display on the Diagon-
al for a week before the dance.
Even though heavily guarded, it
is somehow stolen before the dance
League Fall Dance
Women students will be given
an opportunity to repay their
Homecoming dates by asking them
to the annual girl bid League Fall
Following last year's precedent,
Johnny Harberd and hit orchestra
will provide the music from 9 p.m.
to Tidnight on Saturday, Nov. 3,
in the League Ballroom.
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AN ARABIAN atmosphere will
be carried out to depict the "One
Night in a 1000" theme.
Programs and decorations will
be flavored with the Arabian
Tickets for the dance are $1.20
and are now on sale in the League.
MARILYN HEY, general chair-
man, announces that door prizes
will be awarded.
Jody Steinkahp is taking care
of programs. Tickets are being
handled by Lee Fiber.
The list of patrons is being as-
sembled by Susan Riggs, while
Donna Mayer is taking charge of
F r a n c e s Windham, publicity
ieeirman, completes the central
Last year's Halloween theme
featured an atmosphere of witch-
ery complete with weird cats, bats,
jack-o-lanterns and ghosts.
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With the deadline only five days
away, U n i o n President John
Kathe, urged all men interested in
applying for the Michigras co-
chairmanship to petition imme-
By 5 p.m., Friday all petitions
for the ibb of heading the 1951-52
carnival extravaganza must be
turned in to Kathe's office.
The co-chairman, who will be
selected after interviews with the
Union officers, will work with Pat
Smith, WAA vice-president, in co-
ordinating and directing activities
for the entire Michigras; with the
aid of a central committee and
several subordinlte groups.
Petitioners, who may include
any member of the Union, are ask-
ed to include their experience,
qualifications and suggestions on
their petitions, which are to be
turned in, double spaced in dupli-
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