SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1951
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1951 PAGE FIVE
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Scenes To Set
Music To Be Provided
Music by Elliot Lawrence and
his orchestra and decorations in-
cluding witches and football play-
ers will set the mood for "Fo6tball
Fantasy," the Homecoming Dance,
to be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
today in the IM Building,
Decorations consisting of a few
three-dimensional figures, numer-
ous cutouts, banners and stream-
ers will be in keeping with the
theme of football during the Hal-
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TICKETS COSTING $3.60 per
couple may be purchased at the
Administration Building and at
Gate nine of the football stadium
sollowing the game this afternoon.
During the intermission of
the dance, Homecoming cups
will be presented to the winners
of the display contest in both
the men's and women's divi-
Also durinl intermission will be
a program of entertainment.
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A FEW FOOTBALL players are
expected to speak, and a program
of campus talent will be presented.
This year marks the first time
that entertainment has been pre-
sented daring the intermission of
a Homecoming Dance.
According to reports of some
of the more than 300 colleges
that Lawrence has visited, lie
presents a, program of music
Whict appeals to a variety of
Lavrence and his orchestra
have played in Big Ten and Ivy
League, Schools and practically
DECORATION DESIGN-Last minute decoration touches are be-
ing made for the Homecoming dance. The pumpkin spook design
being worked on by a committee member will add to the autumn
mood featuring a football and a Halloween theme.
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Gentile, Shore, Trout
Amuse Large Crowd
Between Local Acts
Playing "Varsity," the Michigan
Symphony Band, under the di-
rection of Prof. William D. Revelli,
opened the thirteenth annual
"Varsity Night" at 8:15 last night
in Hill Auditorium.
Dean Walter B. Rea introduced
the show and the Master of Cere-
monies, Paul "Dizzy" Trout. Joe
Gentile and Micky Shore later
joined Trout, and the three com-
bined to keep the program rolling
before a sell-out crowd of 4,000.
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ON THE EVE of the Michigan-
Minnesota football game, Tommy
Roberts. an alumnus of the class
of 1904, told how the "Little
Brown Jug," traditional symbol of
rivalry between the two school's,
Among the varied campus tal-
ent presented was the Vaughan
House Trio singing "Vaughan
House," "Michigan Medley,"
"Over the Rainbow" and "Old
Michigan Singers, under the di-
rection of Maynard Klein, created
a ballroom scene on the stage as
they sang excerpts from "Die
Fledermaus" by Strauss. Mary
Hutchins accompanied, with inci-
dental solos by members of the
ANDERSON WHITE tapdanced
for the annual show and Joan
Gershwin Medley with her own
The Bob Elliot Quartet pre-
sented their style of dance mu-
sic as they sang and played
"Daddy-O," "You Came a Long
Way from St. Louis" and "One
More for the Road."
Concluding the campus talent,
representatives of the Hawaiian
Club sang and danced in native
Louis Elbel, composer of "The
Victors" conducted the Michigan
Symphony Band as they played
his march. Floyd Zarbar presented
a baton twirling act as Elbel con-
ducted "The Victors."
The band featured the "M
Rhapsody" and closed the show
with "The Stars and Stripes For-
PHI CHI-Shown working on decorations for a party tonight at
Phi Chi, professional medical fraternity, are members of the fra-
ternity wives' club, Mrs. John Clymer and Mrs. William Dahler.
Overseeing the job is Mr. John Clymer, a member of the fraternity.
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Phi Chii Wives Hold SoCials
At ten o'clock today the gun will
sound, and the side yard of the
SAE house will become a battle-
ground for gridiron might of the
SAE's and Phi Delts.
The area in which the game is
played is shaped somewhat like a
bowl, so has been named the Mud
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EACH YEAR these two fraterni-
ties send forth their strongest crew
to battle for victory in this tradi-
This year, for the first time,
the game is being played as a
charity project. Contributions
will be taken for the March of
Dimes. IFC is sponsoring this
At half-time a marching band
Union To Hold
The Union will climax the week-
end's social festivities by sponsor-
ing a record dance which will be
held from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Sunday
in the Terrace Room of the Union.
Top disk hits will be featured
as dance music including the re-
cordings of Tommy Dorsey, Glen
Miller and others.
Bridge, canasta and pinochle
fans will be able to vary their
dancing with card games.
The Union study hall, Room 3D
will be open to men and their
dates on Sunday evening so that
couples can finish their last min-
ute assignments before they at-
tend the dance.
Union officials emphasize the
fact that the dance will be pre-
sented absolutely free of charge
and that all interested couples are
welcome to attend.
will perform, and Collegiate Soro-
sis and Kappa Alpha Theta will
present a soccer ball game.
AMONG THOSE playing for
Sorosis are Carol Clifford, Alice
Lowe, Phyllis Gundrm, Kallin
Johnson, Jackie Shrank, A n n
Cleary, Ann Lautner, Mary Doelle,
Margot Walsh, Dot Brandt, Sally
Smith, Sally Shepler, Betty Novy,
Pat Johns and Jean Jones.
Other women playing on this
team are: Buffy Weeking,
Nancy Bowers, Sue Hemping,
Georgie Tayler, Mickie McWirse,
Jo Kaiser, Nancy Bugdahe, Sally
Butler, Mary Wisely, Alice Rich-
mond, Judy Davies, Betty Mag-
yar, Doris Kenny and Margie
Theta's team is made up of:
Helen Allen, Arline Patton, Bar-
bara Beukema, Marymac Malcolm,
Joan Jones. Judy Gallup, Kian
Harris, Betty Bridges and Jean
JO WENNERBERG, Ann Cowen,
Faye Reichelt, Mary Marsh, Anne
Stuart, Pat Skinner, Judy Sinclair,
Terry Matheson, Edie Rew, Ann
Patterson and Sue Shafter will
Choosing the Mud Bowl queen
will highlight the half-time acti-
SAE and Phi Ielt will each en-
ter two or three contestants from
their respective fraternities whom
they consider are "pulcritudinous
plus." From these entries, the
judges will pick the most appro-
priate Mud Bowl ruler.
Read and Use
MUD BOWL MELEE:
Rival Fraternities To Battle
In Traditional Gridiron Game
every state university and college
in the nation.
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AWARDED THE new band hon-
ors in Billboard's Annual Campus
Poll for the past three years, he
and his orchestra also were named
"Band of the Year" by Look and
Orchestra World Magazines.
University students have
danced to Lawrence's music pre-
viously, the occasion being the
J-Hop of 1949.
Beginning with Varsity Night
last night, the judging of displays
this morning and the game with
Minnesota this afternoon, t h e
Homecoming weekend will be cli-
maxed by "Football Fantasy" to-
THIS YEAR marks the 54th
presentation of Homecoming fes-
tivities at the University.
The big weekend was first
inaugurated in 1897 when alum-
ni came home for a football
game with the Varsity.
The first display contest was
apparently held a short time after
World War I but participation
was limited to fraternities.
Sales To End
Tickets for the Wolverine Spe-
cial to Ilinois wil -remain on sale
from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Monday at
the Administration building.
Sales have been extended an
additional day to give students an
opportunity to take advantage of
the offer for inexpensive transpor-
tation to the game which may de-
termine the conference champion-
Leaving Friday a.m., Nov. 2, the
train will return Sunday evening.
The train will make a seven hour
stopover in Chicago.
It will be Dads' Weekend in
Champaign and a complete round
of entertainment is planned in
addition to the outstanding fea-
ture, the game. The Dolphin swim
show, a Theater Guild production,
the Club Commons big dance of
the year and a pep rally will high-
light Friday night's activities.
Parties are slated for Saturday
EQ To Present
East Quad will present their
fourth annual 'Homecoming Har-
vest' dance tonight from 9 p.m.
Two ballroom converted dining
rooms will set the scene for the
dance. One dining room will have
the pigskin atmosphere with foot-
ball decorations while the other
wil be transformed into an Octo-
ber harvest scene.
The Ken Norman and Russ Dar-
by bands will provide the dance
Wives of married men in the
professional medical fraternity,
Phi Chi, numbering about 40, have
organized a club which meets
once every month to promote
friendship among the members.
Trying to find baby-sitters on
the nights of their meetings is
one of -the biggest problems for
the wives of members of Phi Chi,
according to Mrs. John Clymer,
president of the wives' organiza-
Organized three years ago, the
club functions as a social organi-
Meetings are often centered
around speakers who are experi-
enced in the medical field or are
interested in the life of a doctor's
wife. Sometimes as is natural for
women, the wives turn to bridge.
Besides functioning merely as a
social organization, the club helps
the fraternity by fixing refresh-
ments and floral arrangements for
some of their parties.
Last year, the wives made and
filled stockings at Chistmnastime
for children at Beyer Memorial
Hospital in Ypsilanti. They also
filled Easter baskets for children
at the University Hospital.
The club includes, besides wives
of members of the fraternity,
wives of internes and resident doc-
It is believed that the Phi Chi
wives' club was the first organi-
zation of its kind at the Univer-
sity. Since 1949 when it first
met, other wives of professional
fraternity men have started simi-
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