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Page Eight


Monday, February 3, 19'

ri- h's dmit Stripper to Ranks

Sisters of Chi Chi Chi sorority
voted last night to accept Gypsy'
Rose Lee as an honorary member
of the group.
,,.- In announcing the decision Clar-
issa Upgirdle, '53 P, remarked "We
girls of Tri Chi wanted to cite
Miss Lee for her splendid efforts to
Border Clash
May Lead to}
orld War Ill
Ispecal to The Da iy
HIGPOOR, Vad-As the sol-
diers of that great aggressive state
smash across the borders of this,
tiny princely land, their gaudy
colored uniforms pressed shoulder
to shoulder, you can hardly keep
from feeling a sincere admiration.
Yet, any feeling other than that
of fear and forboding can not be
long sustained. For all observers
here feel that this is not just an-
other border clash-an incident.
This open breach of the peace is
felt to be the beginning; a begin-
ning perhaps of the downfall of
all mankind on a common battle-
It was 12:01 a.m. (3:16 p.m. Ann
Arbor time) when the first squads.
began the infiltration of the bor-
ders. The native troops here were
not long in answering with a gi- FLAME DELL
gantic barrage of fire.
Then the fighting began in ear- Read Daily Classif eds

improve the position of American
"We felt that the only way to
really honor her was to invite her
mt our secret sisterhood," she
added with a giggle. According to
reliable sources, Margaret Tru-
man, Flame O'Dell, Babs Hutton,
and the Duchess of Windsor were
also considered for the award.
ALTHOUGH the voting was se-
cret, it is believed that Miss Lee
won over Miss O'Dell by a feather.
All of the candidates have appear-
ed at one time or another at the
white pillared Tri Chi mansion
and were closely screened by the
girls. (It has been reported that
men from the Phi Alpha Phi fra-
ternity assisted in the screening
process, but this was called "mali-
cious gossip" by Miss Upirdle last


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However, the visits of the
celebrities have caused quite a
sensation on campus. Miss Tru-
man appeared at the house in
December and sang an aria from
"Carmen" that brought down
the crystal chandelier in the
house's spacious third floor bar-
Babs Hutton and the Duchess
of Windsor came to the house with.,
the Duke. They put on a fashion
show for the girls which was not
overly successful since most of the
house was in another room enter-
taining the Duke. In fact, it was
hinted that the Duke got more FLAME O'DELL
votes than Babs and Wally com-
PROBABLY the most spectacu- Students To Be
tar shows were put on by Miss
O'Dell and Miss Rose. Arriving at
the house during a blizzard in No-
vember, Miss O'Dell put on a com-
mand performance for the girls, "Should Students Be?" will be
and was present to entertain their the subject of the Student Legisla-
escorts after the show. Standing ture debate at 7 a.m. today on the
on a raised dias in a flame colored diagonal.
gown fashioned of huge balloons, The sixtieth in a series of SL
Miss O'Dell did her famous "Hu- debates on "subjects of major im-
man Dartboard" act, singing at portance to all students," today's
the same time that new ballad, session has been planned to ans-
"Ah the Pricks of Fate." wer an overwhelming question,
according to SL councilman Icy
Miss Lee had the advantage ofaLipp Sc'57.
appearing in early September
during pleasant Indian summer "We hope that everyone will
weather. She gave her show show up," he said eagerly. "We
from the top of the roof of the scheduled this one on the diag
sorority house. Unfortunately, instead of in Rackham so that we
during her rendition of "Danse could accommodate all comers."
of the Flying Ostrich," a high Both sides will be handled by
wind blew in across the roof and experienced debators. Arguing for
destroyed most of her costume, the "yes" side will be "ace" Joe
Personable, '52, and Joy (Faery)
It was later revealed that a pro- Queen, '54. The "no" end will be
fessor who lives next door to the carried by Hank Head, '62E, and
sorority had been inopportunely lovely 'Lanie Low, '53A.

Wins Hamma
Burry Trophije
Michigan State News Farm Editor
LANSING-(Special to the-Da-
grew the biggest razzburry
evah seed in these parts in a
long while.
Maybelle, she iz a nice gal.
good looker, too. Pappy's too'et
out a coupla times. Well, last
spring, Maybelle ups an' decides
she's agonna grow thenbestest r
burry evah grown on this
had her big, blue eyes on ag
the Rudyard B. Hamma award
razzburrys an' pigs. Now, ev'r
down here has thare big,
eyes on that award, 'cause
dent Hamma, he 'wards it per
Anyway, Maybelle stridded out
to the 50i acres barks her dorm,
kareful like so she wunt bothah
the chickens in the bushes, and
plants a razzbury seed, she d~es.
By gosh she done waited an
waited fer a long time fore thei
seed, he grew out a the grond.
But, Ah tell ya, when that seed
come, she really come.
An' ya know what? Maybelle,
she done fell in luve with that lil
plant, she did. She'd pamper him
and nurse him like a lil child. An
ev'ry mornin', when the hous
mothah crowed, she'd up an ca
out to the lii plant a bucket ah
'CAUSE A ALL this kare, 'diause
a all this fertlazasion ,the lil razzJ
burry plant growed an' growed till
he were narly as big as Maybelle..
Maybelle done wayed 183 pounds
an' Ah liked 'er.
Purrty soon, the razzburry
plant done blussomed. An'
purrty soon, big burrys started
acomin' out on his branches.
Maybelle were so happy she for-
got tah feed the bulls. They
done starved.
Well, anyway she plucked a big
razzburry off a the plant an, i:'n
yah don't think it were big, it was
. . . bout the size a 'er .. . fist?
Ev'ry one done wanted tab eat
it. But Maybelle was a good gerl,
an' took it tah 'er burry class, an
'er teecher entered it in the burry
contest, 'an President Hamma, he
liked it so much he done -gave
Maybelle the FIRST BURRY



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testing his wind tunnel apparatus
just as Miss Lee went into her
Contacted last night in New
York, Miss Lee remarked that
"those dear sweet girls have given
me the biggest thrill of my life-
time, and I hope to get back to
the dear old campus to see them
and their darling boyfriends in
the near future. Perhaps I can
chaperon one of their dances."

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