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i-Hop Plans in Full Swing;
Ticket Sales will Continue

Coeds Announce Engagements, Wedding Plans
* * * * * *



Students who still wish to pur-
chase tickets for the '52 J-Hop,
"Artistry in Orchid," may do so
Monday through Friday of next
week at the ticket booth in the
Administration Bldg. or in the
Office of Student Offices.
The tickets are priced at $6.50
BASED ON a South Sea Island
theme, this year's hop will be pre-
sented from 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Feb. 8 and 9 in the Intramural
Fountains, bamboo settings,
and rose hued lighting will
transform the building into a
scene reminiscent of a tropical
paradise. Clusters of orchids
will be placed around the room,
as well as suspended from a
false ceiling.
Large orchids will also be pre-
sented as favors to all the women
attending the dance.
Spivak and Johnnie Long will play
before a background consisting of
South Sea Island murals. Mem-
bers of the orchestras, which will
play in alternating half - hour
shifts throughout both evenings,
will also contribute to the tropi-
cal atmosphere with leis worn
around their necks.
The mural and background
will also extend to the booths
placed around the dance floor.
Furniture in the booths will be
provided by the groups using
The furniture may be.moved in-
to the IM Bldg., between 9 a.m.
and noon Feb. 8, and it must be
removed between 8 a.m. and noon,

Feb. 10. Each booth must 1,e
chaperoned 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.
Groups still desiring to make
booth reservations may do so by
mailing their reservation forms
to Susan Craig, booth chairman.
A $25 deposit must accompany
the forms if two groups are
sharing a booth; otherwise, a
$20 fee is required.
Each couple attending the dance
will receive a numbered ticket up-
on entering the building. They
may turn this ticket in when they
have their picture taken by the
Hop photographer in the lobby.
The pictures w i1l be taken
throughout both evenings, and fin-
ished prints may be picked up the
following week in the Administra-
tion Bldg.
ROVING NEWS photographers
will be present to photograph the
dance proceedings, but students
may not purchase these prints.
Refreshments will also be
available in the lobby on both
nights of the dance.
Many groups on campus are
p l-a n n i n g post-hop breakfasts
which will begin at 2 a.m. All fra-
ternity houses will be closed to
callers during the hours the group
is attending the hop, but they may
re-open for these breakfasts. Wo-
men will have 4 a.m. permission
the nights of the dance, but calling
hours in women's residences will
not be extended.
FRATERNITIES occupied by
women guests J-Hop weekend must
have a chaperone-in-residence ap-
proved by the Office of the Dean
of Women. She is not to attend
the dance. These groups may re-
main open during J-Hop, but the
chaperone must remain in the
house at all times.
General rules for the J-Hop
of 1952 state that no corsages
may be worn at the dance, with
the exception of central commit-
tee members or their dates.
The names of all couples attend-
ing the dance will be printed in
the Daily J-Hop extra to go on
sale the Monday following the
event. Information obtained from
cards filled out at the time of
ticket purchase has also been sent
to the home town papers of stu-
dents who will be attending the

Muller - Elliot
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Muller of
Fort WayneI d., have announced
the engagement of their daughter,
Mary, to Stewart Elliott. son of
Mr. and Mrs. Stewart F. Elliott of
Dousman, Wis.
Miss Muller, a senior in the
education school, is affiliated with
Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority
and is a member of Mortarboard,
senior honorary society.
A senior in the literary college,
Mr. Elliott is a member of Psi
Upsilon fraternity, Michiguama
and is co-captain of the swimming
No date has been set for the
wedding. 4 s-
* * *

Research, Studies Facilitated
By Well Equipped Buildings

The University of Michigan's as-
tronomy department has been cre-
dited by many as one of the fin-
est, most completely equipped of
its kind in the United States.
Headquarters of the department
are located in the observatory,
which stands on top of the Hill
next to the New Women's Dormi-

* * *
Levine - Greenbaum
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Levine of
New York City have announced
the engagement of their daughter,
Judith, to Leonard Greenbaum,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Noah Green-
baum of Boston, Mass.
Miss Levine is a senior in lit-
erary college. Also a senior in
literary college, Mr. Greenbaum is
Editorial Director of The Daily.
A wedding is planned for June.
** *

* * *
Davis - Flint
The engagement of Mary Alice
Davis to George S. Flint has been
announced by Mrs. Alice C. Davis,
of Elmira, N.Y.
Mr. Flint is the son of Mr. and1
Mrs. A. Verne Flint of Pittsfield,
A senior in the literary college,
Miss Davis is a member of Mortar
Board, senior women's honorary
society, and Panhellenic Board.
She is a night editor on the wo-
men's staff of The Daily, and is
a member of Alpha Chi Omega
Mr. Flint is associate sports edi-
tor of The Daily and is a member
of Sigma Delta Chi, professional
journalism fraternity. He is a
senior in the literary college.
The couple is planning a late
summer wedding.
* * *


* * *
Beveridge - Saunders
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Wayne
Beveridge of Sylvania, O. have an-
nounced the engagement of their
daughter, Nancy Ann, to George
Louis Saunders of Toledo.
A senior in medical technology,
Miss Beveridge is affiliated with
Gamma Phi Beta sorority.
Mr. Saunders, a graduate of Yale
University, is employed in Phila-
The couple is planning a sum-
mer wedding.

* * *
OFFICES OF the staff and
twenty graduate students, a well
equipped machine shop, calculat-
ing machines and measuring de-
vices for use in technical compu-
tations and analyses, and a 37 inch
reflector type telescope are housed
in the building.
The research program includes
theoretical investigations of the
structure, composition and ato-
mic energy sources of stars as
well as research on stellar spec-
There are three other observa-
tories belonging to the University.
The newest one is situated at Port-
JGP Tryouts
Vie for Places
The proverbial ball got rolling
for Junior Girl's Play last week
when the central committee held
preliminary tryouts.
Held last Wednesday through
Saturday, the tryouts attracted
approximately 150 junior women.
The tryouts for speaking, danc-
ing and singing parts were held in
separate rooms where at least two
members of the central committee
heard the aspirants.
Conducting the dancing- tryouts
were Nancy Nelson, dance chair-
man and her assistant, Dorcas
Strong. The speaking parts were
heard by Nancy Born, JGP direc-
tor, and Nancy Baehre, assistant
director. The tryouts for singing
parts were interviewed by Berta
Houston, music chairman, Evelyn
Brooks, composer and arranger,
and Sally Hansen, choral chair-
Besides these regular interview-
ers, any member of the central
committee was invited to help
with the tryouts at her conven-
From the 150 women who took
part in preliminary tryouts, sev-
eral will be asked to return for
final tryouts. The list of those
who will take part in the finale
will be announced in the Daily
Tues., Feb. 12. The finals will be
held Tuesday and Wednesday of
that week.
Those who are not listed on the
final tryout list are not necessary
eliminated since a few of the
parts have been definitely decided
Rehearsals for JGP will get un-
der way Sat., Feb. 16.

age Lake, just a few miles from
Ann Arbor.
One of the largest Schmidt tele-
scopes in the world is situated at
the Portage Lake Observatory.
This type of telescope is used ex-
clusively to photograph large areas
of the sky and to classify spectra
of many stars in a, wide area.
* * *
AT PONTIAC is located the Mc-
Math-Hulbert Observatory, now
used almost exclusively for solar
research. This observatory was
founded by a group of amateur
astronomers, including its present
director, Dr. Robert R. McMath.
In addition to work on the
surface ,atmosphere and inter-
nal structure of the sun, related
investigation of the structure of
the earth's atmosphere is includ-
ed in the program of the solar
For twenty years, Prof. Richard
Rossiter of the University has car-
ried on the study of double stars
in the southern skies.
* * *
DURING THE last three years
specialized photography of spectra
of stars in the southern Milky Way
has been in progress with an as-
tronomical camera loaned by the
Mount Wilson Observatory.
This program is now complete
and these plates taken in Africa
have been sent to the Observa-
tory on the Hill to be studied
and analyzed.
On top of Angell Hall three
telescopes for student observations
and studies are set up and a small
planetarium can be used for iden-
tification of constellations.
'Sundown' Tops
Union Movie Bi l'l
To help exam-worried students
escape it all for a while the Union
has planned to present a movie at
8 p.m. Wednesday in the Union
The featured film will be "Sun-
down" starring Gene Tierney of
"Leave Her To Heaven" and "On
the Riviera" fame.
Also a short movie on ski meet
and a Woody Woodpecker cartoon
in technicolor will complete the
evening's round of films.
This entertainment is being of-
fered free of charge by the Union
in the interest of helping worried
students to relax and on popular
request by the many students wh
attended the movie last year.

Bluebook Ball
To Climax List
Of FallEvents
Union Offers Students
Break from Studying
At Final Term Dance
Union social activities will cl-
max this weekend with the presen-
tation of the Bluebook Ball to be
held from 9 p.m. to midnight to-
morrow in the Union Ballroom,
The Bluebook Ball will complete
a series of regular Union member-
ship dances which were held this
semester including t h e Golden
Rule Ball, the Cranberry Ball, the
Sweater Hop and Santa's Fantasy.
* * *
ion Band will give out with the
same rhythmic music that has
highlighted all the previous Union
dances since September,
An academic theme will be
featured at tomorrow night's
dance in tribute to the ap-
proaching final examinations.
Bluebooks in all sizes and shapes
wil provide the decorations. A
large bluebook will form the back-
drop for the band while smaller
ones will be hung from the wials.
* * *
MINIATURE bluebooks w it h
blanks for couples to "rate their
dates" will be presented to ° the
dancers for programs.
Eight large blackboards con-
plete with erasers and chalk wilt
be placed in the Union second
floor hall so that couples can
complete last minute homework
or just doodle.
Union members plan to erect a
blue and white crepe-paper ceiling
to alter the ballroom's appearance
into an informal atmosphere.
gram is to be presented including
such acts as Al Wall, vocalist and
guitar player, and Robin Ren-
f frew, Beatrice Kay impersonist.
Tickets for the dance are
priced at $1 per couple and cart
s be purchased at the Union main
desk or before the dance.
General chairman for the Blue-
- book Ball is Joel Baron. Other
n members, of the committee are
d Tom Glover, decorations; ,tan
x Herman, programs; Nick Radell,
o entertainment and Ken Rice, pub-

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Bachmann - Johnston
The engagement of Joan Bach-
mann, daughter of Mrs. Werner
E. Bachmann and the late Prof.
Bachmann of Ann Arbor, to Rob-
ert F. Johnston has been an-
Mr. Johnston is the son of Dr.
and Mrs. Franklin D. Johnston
also of Ann Arbor.
Both Miss Bachmann and Mr.
Johnston are sophomores in the
literary college.
*' * *
Gillespie - Eggleston
Mr. and Mrs. B. B Gillespie of
Detroit have announced .the en-
gagement of their daughter, Patri-
cia, to William W. Eggleston, son
of Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Eggleston
of St. Clair Shores, Mich.
A junior in the literary college,
Miss Gillespie is affiliated with
jAlpha Chi Omega sorority.
Mr. Eggleton, a member of Al-
pha Tau Omega fraternity, is a
senior in the literary college.
"Alumnus' on Sale
Subscriptions to the Michigan
Alumnus will be sold during regis-
tration week by members of Scroll,
honorary society for affiliated sen-
ior women.
Senior students will be offered
an opportunity to subscribe to the
publication at a special rate. Pro-
ceeds from the sale will be added
by Scroll to a scholarship fund.
Read and Use
Daily Classifieds j


* * *
Stickney - Lauritsen
A New Years Day open house
was the scene of the announce-
ment of the engagement of Sally
Stickney to Roy (Swede) Laurit-
Miss Stickney, the daughter of
Dr. and Mrs. B. H. Stickney of De-
troit, is a graduate of the Univer-
sity dental hygiene school. She is
affiliated with Chi Omega sorority.
Mr. Lauritsen, the son of Mr.
and Mrs. Roy F. Lauritsen of Har-
sens Island, Mich., is a senior in
the literary college majoring in
psychology. He is affiliated with
Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.
The couple is planning an early
fall wedding.

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SRA To HoldI
Open Houses
Breaking the monotony for stu-
dents who will be on campus be-
tween semesters and are not at-
tending J-Hop, the Student Reli-
gious Association is holding two
open houses, from 9 p.m. to 3:30
a.m., Feb. 8 and 9 at Lane Hall.
Decorations for dancing will be
a take-off on the J-Hop theme
and called "Pansy Paradise."
Another activity the open house
will have to offer is movies on the
second floor of Lane Hall.
Cards, jigsaw puzzles, checkers,
chess, and other games will be fea-
tured in the downstairs living
"Barfbergers," barbeque things
named after the "bold and rug-
ged freshmen," who are putting
on the whole program, will be
served along with potato chips,
coffee, and soft drinks.


Senior Positions
Petitions for senior positions
in the League will be due Fri-
day, February 15 in the Under-
graduate Office. All eligible
junior women may petition.



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