WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 1952
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Deadline Set for J-Hop Ticket Sales
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End of Selling
Spivak, Long To Play
In South Sea Setting
Friday will be the last day stu-
dents may purchase their tickets
for the 1952 J-Hop,. "Artistry in
Orchid," which will be held from
9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Feb. 8 and 9 in
the Intramural Bldg.
The tickets, priced at $6.50, will
be on sale from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
today through Friday in the Ad-
BASED ON a South Sea Island
theme, the dance will feature the
music of the orchestras of Johnny
Long and Charlie Spivak. Orchids
will be used to decorate the ball-
room, and each woman attending
the dance will receive one of the
exotic blooms as a favor.
A professional decorating firm
S will decorate the building for
the dance and also the booths of
various groups attending the
Groups may still make reserva-
tions for these booths by sending
in their resdrvation forms to Sally
Gnau, booths chairman. The forms
must be accompanied by a $25 de-
posit if two groups are sharing a
v booth, otherwise, a fee of $20 is
FURNITURE FOR the booths
may be taken into the I-M Bldg.
by the groups only between 9 a.m.
and noon on Feb. 8 and must be
removed between 8 a.m. and noon
Feb. 10. Each booth must be cha-
peroned by at least one couple
chosen from the Hop patron list,
University faculty or the approved
list of fraternity chaperones.
Smoking in the booths, or on
the dance floor, is prohibited.
Student groups wishing to have
parties on J-Hop weekend must
request the approval of the Office
of Student Affairs by Jan. 26.
There will be no house dances ap-
proved for the night a group at-
To Make Award
The Michigan Alumnae Council
has announced that two scholar-
r. ships will be available to U~niver-
sity coeds for the spring semester
of this school year.
One, the Mary Louisa Hinsdale
scholarship, offers an amount of
$91.45, the total interest on the
fund of the same name.
This scholarship is not available
to women living in dormitories.
It is mainly offered to those
coeds who are living in coop
houses, league houses and who
may have to work to help put
themselves through college.
The other scholarships, the Lau-
rel Harper Seeley scholarship, is
available to all women and is of-
fering $200. The qualifications are
scholarship, citizenship and gen-
Applications for these scholar-
ships may be picked up in the
Alumnae Council office in the
550 Women Register
For Formal Rushing;
Teas To Open Parties
Approximately 550 women have
registered f o r formal rushing
which will begin Saturday, Febru-
Rosemary W i s e, Panhellenic
rushing chairman, has stated that
that number is only slightly below
that of last year, a fact which is
to be expected considering the
drop in University enrollment this
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A MEETING will be held Satur-
day morning, Feb. 2 to inform the
rushees of their counselors and of
the procedure in contacting them
and consulting them periodically.
Opening teas will be held from
1 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 10 p.m.
Saturdays and from 1 to 4 p.m.-
Bids will be returned to the
rushees Monday morning for the
first set of parties which will be
held on Monday and Tuesday both
afternoon and evening.
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SECOND SET of parties will be
held Wednesday and Thursday,
Feb. 6 and 7, consisting of twot
parties each evening. Since reg-
istration begins on Wednesday, no1
parties will be held in the after-
From Friday to Sunday there
will be no parties because of
J-Hop weekend, and on Monday
the rushing period will continue.
Third set of parties will be given
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
evenings, since school will be in
session for the second semester,
and Thursday and Friday will be1
Pledging is to be held Saturday
f evening, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m.
Rushees will be informed of the
Students will take a last fling in
the social world for this semester
at the Union's Bluebook Ball to
be held from 9 p.m. to midnight
Saturday in the Union Ballroom.
Clare Shepard and the Union
band will provide the restful mu-
sic to help couples forget their
final exam jitters.
Bluebooks will provide the main
theme for decorations at the ball.
A huge bluebook will be used as a
backdrop for the band while
smaller ones will be hung on the
walls of the ballroom.
Programs cut in the shape of
miniature bluebooks will be given
to each couple. The programs will
have blanks inside that can be
filled out so that students can
"rate their dates."
The academic theme of the
dance will be carried out further
by the use of eight large black-
boards complete with erasers and
chalk in the hallway on the Un-
ion's second floor.
Couples will be able to use the
blackboards to brush up on last
minute calculations or just doodle.
The Bluebook Ball is becoming
a traditional dance at the Union
and is sponsored at the end of
Tickets for the dance are priced
at $1 per couple and can be pur-
chased at the Union Main desk or
t before the dance.
Voting To Start
Coeds To Have Choice
Of Evening's Apparel
Senior Night, to be held Thurs-
day, March 20, in conjunction with
Junior Girl's Play, will have sev-
eral new features this year. .
Ballots sent to women's resi-
dences will give coeds a choice of
what they want to wear that
The first alternative is cap and
gown, which would be rented at
the time of Senior Night and kept
until graduation exercises.
The second alternative is to rent
The third choice coeds will vote
on. is to wear belts, caps, ribbons
or something of this nature. If
this wins the vote a prize will be
given for the most original idea.
The purpose of the last is to cut
the cost of Senior Night for those
attending to the price of the JGP
ticket and dinner before the play.
Results of the ballot in the
houses will be known Feb. 13.
This year each house will choose
a representative to manage ticket
sales and publicity in that house.
Letters explaining the traditions
of Senior Night have been sent to
the women's residences.
STUDENT STARS-Patricia Skinner, a senior in the speech de-
partment, will play the leading role in the Student Players pro-
duction of "Joan of Lorraine" Feb. 20, at Lydia Mendelssohn
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PMratricia Skinner To dPortray
Maid of Orleans in Production
ORCHIDS FOR THE LADY-Sally Gnau and Neale Traves look
over samples of orchids which will be given as favors to women at-
tending the '52 J-Hop, "Artistry in Orchid," to be presented from
9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Feb. 8 and 9 in the Intramural Bldg.
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tends J-Hop, and all pre-dance
dinners must end at the hours de-
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ALL FRATERNITY houses will
be closed to callers during the
hours the group is attending the
Hop, but they may re-open forr
breakfast at 2 a.m. Women will
have 4 a.m. permission the nightst
of J-Hop, but calling hours in wo-
men's residences will not be ex-
Fraternities housing women1
overnight on J-Hop weekendt
must have the approval of thej
BIG SISTERS - All incoming
freshmen and transfer women stu-
dents will be honored at a tea to
be held Feb. 12, sponsored by As-
sembly Association's Big Sister
Invitations will be sent to all
house officers and to Assembly
Board members. A general invi-
tation is being issued to all wo-
men living in dormitories, league
houses and cooperatives.
It is the first time anything of
this nature has been attempted
and members of the Big Sister
Committee, which was organized
only two years ago, hope as many
women who can will turn out to
meet the incoming students.
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NEWSPAPER - Another new
innovation Assembly is sponsoring
is an interdormitory newspaper.
Plans for the newspaper, the name
of which has not yet been selected,
are being made this semester.
Assembly Board will interview
women interested in the editorship
of the newspaper about the first
week of the spring semester. Fur-
ther notice will be posted through
The Daily as to time of interviews
and who is eligible.
Office of the Dean of Women,
and there must be a chaperone
in residence for the entire week-
end. The chaperone is not to at-
tend the dance.
Further rules for the '52 J-Hop
state that women will not be per-
mitted to wear corsages to the
dance, with the exception of cen-
tral committee members or their
A FULL explanation of all J-
Hop regulations may be found in
the General Rules booklet sent to
fraternities. Each copy must be
signed by the house president and
Onesigned copy must be posted
in the house for two weeks preced-
ing J-Hop, and the other copy
must be returned to the Office of
Hatchers To Hold
President and Mrs. Hatcher are
again opening their home from
3:30 to 5:30- today for the bi
monthly tea that has become al-
most a tradition on the University
Residents of Prescott and Hins
dale houses in East Quad, Martha
Cook dormitory, Osterweil Co-op
house, members of Alpha Ta
Omega and Alpha Epsilon Pi fra
ternities and Alpha Omicron P
sorority will be honored guests.
This tea will see a new prece
dent set when ten men from th
Union join the League Socia
Committee to help welcome guests
It is felt by members of th
committee that this will make fo
a smoother, more complete system
in making everyone feel at home.
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Following such actresses as
Sarah Bernhardt, Patricia Skin-
ner, a senior in the speech depart-C
ment, will star in the Student
Players production of "Joan of
a sophomore, a German studen
was making a short film on camxl
pus life, and asked me to play th
typical Michigan co-ed."
Lorraine" Feb. 20 in Lydia Men- "They took pictures of me get-
delssohn Theatre. ting ready for a date, going to a
The production will be directed moviewards, andgogthen for asomeda after-
by areDMilexutvd- rdndhnfo mereason,
bytMarie D. Miller, executive di- I had to walk the boy home and
rector of the Student Players, kiss him goodnight in front of
Miss Skinners' first serious dra- East Quad!"
matic work began when she came
to the University. After joining Miss Skinner will play two iles
the Student Players as property in one, since the construction of
mistress for their first production Maxwell Anderson's play-aoout-a-
in 1949 she acted in "Light Up The play makes the leading role the
Sky," "Finian's Rainbow" and part of a young actress who is
some speech department produc- playing the part of Joan.
tions. The transition between the two
She has modeled in and written characters, as well as a thirty-
for fashion shows, and entertained second quick change of costume
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times when they are to pick up At present Miss Skinner is a
their bids by their counselors. This staff member of the radio depart-
information is also in the rushing ment and has acted on the Uni-
booklet. versity Television Hour programs
as well as for WUOM and several
Read Daily Classifieds "I've even been in a movie,"
__Miss Skinner adds. "When I was
When asked how it felt to play
the part of Joan, she replied:"'ve
never had a burning desire to play
Joan, but I respect and admire
her-and here is an opportunity
not only to study the girl, but for
a brief space of time, to be that
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SKI CLUB-An opportunity to
spend a week of skiing during va-
cation at Boyne City is being af-
forded by the University Ski Club.
A meeting will be held at 7:30
p.m. today in Rm. 3B of the Un-
ion for all those interested in the
excursion to Boyne Mountain.
Approximately 30 members of
the Ski Club will be driving in cars
and further transportation will be
There will be ample space for
rooming in private houses during
the week of the ski trip according
to Ski Club officials.
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ASSEMBLY BALL - There will
be a meeting of the Central Com-
mittee of Assembly Ball today at
4:00 parm. in the League. The room
number will be posted in the Lea-
UNION OPERA - There is an
important meeting of the Promo-
tions Committee for the Union
Opera at 4:30 p.m. today in the
Union. Room number will be post-
UNION MOVIE-The Union is
planning a movie, "Sundown," to
be shown January 23 at 8 p.m. in
the Union Ballroom for those who
want to relax during exams.
A short on ski meets and a
Woody Woodpecker cartoon in
technicolor will also be featured.
Admission is free and Union of-
ficials urge all interested students
to attend the two hour perform-
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