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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Petitions for Junior Positions
Due atLeague Office Friday

JACK-OF-ALL-TRADES:
Busy Junior Serves as JGP Head

Petitions for all League junior
positions will be due at 5 p.m. Fri-
day in the League Undergraduate
Office.
Any eligible sophomore woman
may apply. Petitions are available
in the Undergraduate Office and
may be of any length.
* ,* s
POSTS TO BE filled include
three positions on the Interviewing
and Nominating Committee and
three on the Judiciay Council,
four captains for the League dance
classes and four openings "on the
Personnel and Social Committees.
Five assistants will be chosen
for the Merit-Tutorial Commit-
tee while five coeds will be ap-
pointed to fill posts on the Pub-
lic Relations Committee. Two
assistants will also be appoint-
ed for special events of the so-
cial committee.
In addition, all central commit-
tee positions for the annual Junior
Girls' Play will, be available.
THESE INCLUDE chairman and
assistant, director and assistant,
secretary, treasurer, chairman of
the costume comimittee and as-
sistant, program committee chair-
man, scenery committee chairman,
chairman of the script committee
and, tickets and ushering commit-
tee chairmen.
" Chairman and assistants will

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also be chosen for the dance,
properties and make-up commit-
tees. A chairman for the music
committee will be appointed with
a composer, arranger and chor-
al director chosen to work on her
committee. The publicity chair-
man will have an assistant for
Daily publicity, for posters and
for stunts.
A stage manager and assistant
will also be chosen.
Further information on all these
positions may be obtained from the
juniors now holding the jobs, from
the Presidents' Reports in the Lea-
gue or from the League Lowdown.
Also, members of the Interview-
ing and Nominating Committee
will be present from 3 to 6 p.m.
daily in the Undergraduate Office
to answer questions about peti-
tions.
Book Display
Is in League
Books about the family are now
on display in a special collection
in the League Library.
The books which were purchased
by the Howard B. Meany fund may
be found in the coed library on the
third floor of the league.
.Ordinarily open only to coeds,
men may accompany their dates
to the library for the record con-
certs that are held from 8:30 to 10
p.m. Tuesdays and Sundays of
each week.
The records for the concerts
vary fron popular to the classics.

For Joan Brown, general chair-
man of Junior Girls' Play, this se-
mester has been a maze of sewing
costumes, painting scenery, pre-
siding over central committee
meetings and various and sundry
other things.
Miss Brown declares that a gen-
eral chairman must be a "jack of
all trades" because she is often
called upon to sew or fit costumes
(especially this year since "Heav-
enly Days" covers a long period of
time and there is a tremendous
amount of costume changes for
everyone), paint scenery or even
direct the rehearsals when a mem-
ber of the cast is absent and the
director must take her part.
She presided over the first cen-
tral committee meeting which was
held last May and during the sum-
mer spent most of her time travel-
ing between her home in Youngs-
town, O. and"Ann Arbor to get the
machinery for the show rolling.
She kept in contact with the mem-
bers of the central committee
throughout the summer and help-
ed them to organize their commit-
tees.
In the Fall, when most people
were worrying about the chances
of the Michigan football team or
how they were going to like their
new classes, Joan was working
over the JGP script with JonPhil-
lips, assistant chairman, Nancy
Born, director, Nancy Baehre, as-
sistant director and the script
writers, Diane Harris and Faith
Kreuger Gillespie.
Every Friday since school began
in the Fall, Miss Brown has pre-
sided over a central committee
meeting - and throughout the
weeks has kept busy reminding
people of what they're supposed to
be doing.
Although she is not required to
do so, Miss Brown has attended all
the rehearsals which have been in
progress for the past three weeks.
Camp Counselors
All members of the WAA
Camp Counselors' Club will
meet at 8 p. m. tomorrow in the
WAB. Miss Marie Hartwig,
member of the faculty of the
Women's Physical Education
Dept., will speak on camp coun-
seling and show movies of the
counseling education program
at Interlochen.

come a small tragedy. At one time,
a harassed member of the central
committee came to Joan saying
that the entire score of music for
the show had been lost. After a
fast and f~rious scavenger hunt,
the music was recovered. It had
not been lost at all, but only mis-
laid.
It is at times like these that
Miss Brown remains calm, cool and
collected. She says that a big part
of her job is to reassure people
that everything is sure to turn out
all right when she really isn't con-
vinced herself.
Joan Brown did not walk into
the general chairmanship of JGP
"cold," for in her freshman year
she was floorshow chairman of one
of the teams for Frosh Weekend.
She was also a member of the de-
bate team.
As a sophomore, she was a Wo-
men's Judiciary aide and a mem-
ber of the singing chorus for Soph
Cab.
At the present time, Joan be-
sides being chairman of JGP, is
on the student council in the edu-
cation school, and divides her time
between these activities and the
Law student to whom she's engag-
ed.

JOAN BROWN
She states that it is necessary for
her peace of mind because if she
doesn't attend, distraught mem-
bers of the cast come home and
tell her of all the tragic things
that happened at rehearsal. When
she goes to rehearsals, she knows
that they aren't really tragic at all.
However something did happen
at rehearsals that night have be-

Board of Reps
League ho u s e presidents
meeting at 5:00 o'clock in the
league today.

FUN IN VIEWf
Forthcoming Campus Events
Include, Variety Show, Dance
K.-

Crowd Enjoys
Spike Jones
MusicalShow
City Slickers Entertain
Local Music Lovers
With Horns, Tubs
Playing before a well-filled audi-
torium last night, Spike Jones and
his City Slickers brought his own
peculiar type of entertainment to
a very appeciative audience.
Starting off with the usual up-
roar of washboards, auto horns,
pistol shots and regular instru-
ments, the 'Musical Depreciation
Revue' featured everything from
an impersonation of Johnny Ray's
"Little White Cloud" (complete
with watery tears) to acrobats.
Perhaps one of Jones' more f am-
ous tunes which he played was the
"Poet and Peasant Overture," ap-
propriately aranged to give full,
rein to the wacky antics that have1
made the City Slickers and their"
leader so well known.
Also featured in the fii'st half
of the show were various acts
ranging from a blond tap dancer
to a trio doing some outstanding
acrobatics.;
Along about the middle of the
first half, Jnes appeared in an-
other of his outlandish suits and
when he pulled up his trousers to
show orange fluoescent socks, the
crowd retaliated with the famed
'roll 'em up.'
To match the, fluorescent socks
and plaid suit, a dance team pre-
sented a Hawaiian dance to the
familiar "Hawaiian War Chant."
Lights were put out and all the
costumes and instruments glowedr
in the dark to make a very striking
scene.
In the second half of the "Re-
vde," Jones and his musicians gave
renditions of many of the songs
that have been so popular with the
public.
Among those featured were
"Laura," complete with antics and
sound effects; "Chinese Mule
Train," "Melodyin F," "Holiday
for Strings" and "Chloe."
Jones' wife, Helen Grayco, star
of radio and television, sang three
songs with the orchestra playing
a sane accompaniment.
Senior Night
The school colors for Senior
'Night ribbons are: Literay,
black; Education, light blue;
Music, pink; Nursing, apricot;
Library Science, lemon yellow;
Pharmacy, olive; Architecture,
coffee brown; Business Ad.,
grey; Dentistry, lilac; Medical
Tech., gold; Engineering, or-
ange.
A sample of the badge to be
worn may be found in the
League.

-"Danny Duster and Betty Bus-
tle" are being urgently sought by
the Michigras central committee
to head the 1952 Michigras pa-
rade, "Fifty Years at Michigan."
Ann Arbor residents and Uni-
versity faculty members will have
the opportunity to enter their
children, who are between the
ages of 6 and 10, in the kiddies'
contest.
S . * * *
FORMS, ON which must be at-
tached photos or snapshots of the
entrants, are being printed in the
Ann Arbor News.
These entrance forms may be
sent to Roberta Richardson,
Helen Newberry Residence be-
tween March 18 and April 1.,
The Michigras central commit-
tee will choose 16 children out of
the field of contestants on the
basis of the photos submitted.
THE PARENTS of the 16 fi-
-nalists will be notified by mail
April 4.,
Those children must dress in
costumes typical of the time of
the first car for the final con-
test, which will he held at 3
p. m. April 16 in the Grand Ra-
pids Room of the League.
Judges for the contest will be
Mrs. Harlan Hatcher, Dr. Nancy
Correction
JGP tickets will be sold from
2 to 6 p. m., Monday through
Friday and from 1 to 6 p. m.
Saturday at Lydia Mendels-
sohn box office.

Furstenburg, Mr. Chester Rob-
erts, Dr. Margaret Bell and Mr.
Gilbert Caswell.
"DANNY DUSTER and Betty
Bustle" will be given prizes and
Michigras.
There will be meetings of the
Michigras Ticket Committee at
7:30 p. m. today in the League
and the Publicity Committee
at 4 p. m. today in the Union.
one boy and one girl will receive
runner-up awards.
Winners in the kiddies con-
test will be King and Queen of
the 1952 Michigras parade,
which will feature humorous
floats sponsored by University
and Ann Arbor groups.
Free tickets to the concessions
will be given to "Danny and Bet-
ty," who will also rule over the
Kiddies' Matinee during the full
Michigras weekend.
SCHOOL OF THE DANCE
Connecticut College
on a hilltop overloo.king the
Thames River at New London,
Connecticut
July 14-August 24, 1952
Study with: Doris Humphrey, Louis
Horst, Martho Graham, Jose Li-
mon, William Bales, Sophia Mas-
low, Jane Dudley, and other noted
dancers . . .
Certificate and academic credit
available. Co-directors; Ruth
Bloomer, Martha Hill.
For details write: Box 28, School
of the Dance, Connecticut College,
New London, Connecticut

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Frosh Weekend.. .
Competition is beginning to run
high between the Maize and Blue
teams competing for honors in the
third annual Frosh Weekend.
The Blue team started things
off with a bang yesterday with a
"most popular dog" contest. Vot-
ing booths were set up on the diag
with the slogan "which dog is the
cat's meow?"
Regular ballots were available to
voters and each dog entered had
his charicature posted around the
booths.
After close scrutiny of the bal-
lots the final decisions went to
Brandy, the Delta Upsilon's St.
Bernard; Gus, mascot of Theta
Delta Chi, second; and third place
went to Macbeth, Alpha Epsilon
Pi's pet. As winner, Brandy will
get a large, juicy bone.
According to GinneyhAbbey,
publicity chairman of the Blue
team, the stunt was to introduce
the theme of the team's dance-
"Pardon My Politics." The dance
floor show will be given April 18,
while the Maize's will be given the
following night.
Members of the Blue team's
central committee have been wear-
ing little blue beanies with the
team name on them and some
have carried umbrellas with the
slogan hanging from them on a
banner.
The central committee of the
Blue team is headed by Lorraine
Baldwin, chairman, and Enid
Stenn, assistant. Donna Hoffman
is chairman of the Maize team'
with Carolyn Snyder as her as-
sistant. Other committee heads
were announced in a previous ar-
ticle appearing in The Daily.

Hillelzapoppin.. .
T h e annual 'Hillelzapoppin'
show will be presented at 8 p.m.,
Saturday, March 22, in the Tap-
pan Junior High School Auditor-
ium.
The program is made up by and
composed of students belonging to
various Jewish organizations on
campus. These students compose
humorous, musical skits for the
program. The proceeds from the
show go to the United Jewish Ap-
peal.
The organizations taking part in
this year's show are Sigma Alpha
Mu, Alpha Epsilon Pi, Phi Sigma
Delta, and Zeta Beta Tau frater-
nities and Sigma Delta Tau soror-
ity. , The organization presenting
the best skit will be given an
award cup.
Tickets for the show are on sale
from 9 until 11:30 a.m. at Lane
Hall and from 1 to 4:30 p.m. in
the Administration building. Tick-
ets are $1.30 and $1.60.
* * *
Odonto Ball...
In honor of the graduating den-
tal class, junior dentistry students
are presenting the annual formal,
Odonto Ball, March 28, in the Un-
ion Ballroom.
"Fractured French" will be the
theme of this year's dance which
will also" commemorate the 76th
anniversary of the School of Den-
tistry. The floor show and decora-
tions will carry out the theme and
refreshments will be served in the
atmosphere of a, French sidewalk
cafe.
The formal is restricted to den-
tistry students, hygienists and fa-
culty members.

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