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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1951

EIGHT SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1951

ENTIRE CAMPUS GOES 'CHRISTMAS':
Residence Houses Decorate, Stage Pre-Holiday Festivities
By MARY JUNE MILLS boughs of greens and sprigs of sitting before a blazing fire and Delta's will dress in formals to then the last candle to go out
Coeds on campus are busy cele- mistletoe placed on strategic spots. munching Chrstmas cookies and attend their traditional dinners. shows that that coed will be the
brating Christmas before then go candies .__T- T-1-. .,first to go to the altar.

Unusual Decorations May Be Combined
With Traditional Holiday Ideas

home to start in on a second round'
of holiday festivities.
!. Most of the residence houses on
campus are sporting their holiday'
finery of gay Chistmas trees,
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STOCKWELL Hall turned their
trimming chores into a big after-
hours party where they alternated
putting bulbs on the tree with

Next week will find many of
the houses celebrating tradition-
al Christmas parties.
The Chi Omega's and Kappa

The Kappa Delta's will carry can-
dles and place them on the dinner
tables. The first coed's candle to
go out will signify that she will
be the last to get married. And

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Santa Says . . *
Goodyear's is full of wonderful,
wonderful gifts for everyone on
your Christmas list .. . fabulous
gift suggestions in every depart-
ment . . . every nook and cranny
throughout two Christmas stores!
Little luxuries, big luxuries. . .
things to wear and things to use.
There's just one thing to do until
Santa arrives . . shop at Good-
year's for a wonderland of gifts!

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residences on campus.
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BOTH HOUSES will write poems
about each coed and fete their
housemother and waiters.
Adelia Cheever celebrates
Christmas early in the morning
at their annual breakfast. Bacon
and eggs, Christmas carols, live-
ly antics by the housemother and
poems about each member of
the house are combined for a
holiday atmosphere.
The waiters at the Gamma Phi
Beta and Alpha Chi Omega hous-
es are given an evening off when
the coeds put on the familiar white
coats and serve dinner. Both hous-
es top the evening off by reading
poems about each member.
THE CHILDREN at University
Hospital will be showered with
toys from many of the women's

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By ROBERTA MACGREGOR
Many traditional home and tree
decorations can be combined with
newer and more unusual ideas to
make the home distinctively bright
and cheerful during the Christmas
season.
A plain green wreath, covered
with wheat, bright artificial flow-
ers and strawflowers bound to the
wreath by florist's wire and hung
before a mirror in the hallway,
will welcome guests during the
entire season.
TABLES throughout the home
can hold decorations which will
help carry out the Christmas
theme.
The' manger scene is effective
on an occasional table of medi-
um height while a low coffee
table will hold a "Santa-Claus-
in-the-snow" scene, of particu-
lar interest to small children.
This effect is achieved by an-
choring a wax Santa Claus in a
large rose bowl and covering him
with water. White moth balls put

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in the water will bounce up and
down when citric acid is added,
giving the impressions of snow-
balls bouncing on Santa's head.
ALMOST ANY table can be
brightened by a bowl full of
Christmas tree ornaments or a
large candle surrounded by greenst
and ornaments.
Another table decoration is
a mound of greens with a large
number of Gipfel inserted in
the mound. A Gipfel is the top-
most ornament of a Christmas
tree and will stand up in the
greens.
The centerpiece on the dining
table is of particular interest dur-
ing the festive season and can be
constructed to match each occa-
sion.
FOR A SNACK party, an Italian
bread ring holding wheat and dried
flowers makes a novel centerpiece.
The bread is placed on a chopping
board with crumpled chicken wire
in the center to anchor the dried
flowers.
Limes, lemons and walnuts
may be heaped at the base of a

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weathered tree branch. Vari-
colored candles perched on the
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Higher style for a formal dinner
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A buffet table may be covered
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Christmas tree ornaments of
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