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SL Attempts
Close Contact
With Dorms
Meeting Proceedings
Related to Residents
By Elected Chairmen
In an attempt to bring Student
Legislature in closer contact with
the women in the dormitories, a
system involving SL dorm chair-
men has been set up.
Initiated by SL member, Lee Fi-
ber, the system centers about
chairmen elected in each dorm to
attend SL meetings and carry in-
formation concerning its activi-
ties back to the dorms.
Started two weeks before peti-
tioning for SL began, this method
is expected to combat ignorance
of student government activities.
Each dorm chairman attends
the SL meetings and receives cop-
ies of the minutes and the agen-
The chairmen then meet in a
body to discuss current problems
facing SL and ways to create in-
terest in its activities in the dorms.
Reports are then carried to
dorm house meetings or given to
corridor chairmen who discuss the
reports with the residents.
The dorm chairman system is
in effect in only the women's
dorms since men's dorms have re-
presentatives from the quad coun-
cils attending SL meetings.
SL feels that information about
its activities should be well-pub-
licized in the dorms especially
during election time.









Uncomfortable skirts will rustle and un-
accustomed false eye lashes will blink today
as the 1952 Union Opera, "Never Too Late"
presents its premier performance.
With an original book by Jim Kemper,
'52, the 32nd edition of the traditional all-
male musical will feature original music by
University students in its run April 26, 27 and
28 at the Michigan Theatre and its subsequent
road trip to Toledo, Flint, Buffalo and Detroit.
, * * *

"Never Too Late" is a satire of radio audi-
ence participation programs. With Michigan
males in the roles of dainty females the show
relates the adventures of house wife Jenny
Jenks who wins her greatest desire-a chance

.n Hollywood.

Before the adventure is over

everyone becomes completely wound up in
the yarn of a sweater factory with shapely
glamour "girls."
* * * *

-Daily-Matty Kessler
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS-Mrs. Roy Swinton pours tea for Esson M. Gale, counselor for for-
eign students, Taffara De Guefe from Ethiopia, Diana Lahde, from the United States and R. N. Sahni
from India at one of the International Center's weekly teas that are held from 4 to 6 p.m. every
Thursday at the Center.
* * * *
International Center Holds Weekly Teas


Serving tea for several hundred
students is a weekly occurrence at
the International Center where
teas are held from 4 to 6 p.m. ev-
ery Thursday.
The weekly social. hours in the
International Center Rooms in the
Union have become a tradition on
campus and is one of the few ac-
tivities that ' is held throughout
the year except-during University
Cementing international rela-
tions on campus is the principal
aim of the teas. They provide an
opportunity for foreign students
to become acquainted with Ameri-
can students as well as their fel-
low students from other countries.
Also directors at the Center feel
that the weekly social gatherings
provide a definite period when
students can take time out from
their many activities and studies
to relax for a while.
Approximately 6 0 & students
drop in at the International Cen-
ter to chat with their friends each
Frosl Teams
Casts, Committees
Prepare for Weekend
With Frosh Weekend still a
month away, the Maize and Blue
teams are swelling the tide of
competition with publicity stunts,
rehearsals, and committee meet-
The Maize team's floorshow re-
hearsals will start tonight at 7
p.m. The names of the women in
the cast will be posted in the Lea-
gue today.
Also under Maize plans are a
publicity committee meeting at 10
a.m. Saturday in the League and
a decorations committee meeting
at 11 a.m. the same day.
The Maize Moonshiners will
stage a Virginia Reel at noon to-
day on the diag. All students will
be invited to join them.
The Blue team has scheduled a
publicity stunt for noon today to
be held on the steps of Angell
Hall. According to the publicity
chairman, all bets should be plac-
ed by noon in a secret election,
the winner of which will be
brought before the public in the
big ralley in front of Angell. Bet-
ting "windows" have been set up
in front of Angell and the Library.
Another stunt, the 'Blue team
sweeping the nation" has been
scheduled for noon tomorrow in
front of Angell Hall. This stunt as
well as the one for today, are top
secret and the final 'dope' will be
let out at the rally itself.


Many students feel that it is a
good opportunity to get to know
about customs and how people live
in the different parts of the world.
At the social gathering, time is
reserved to honor any outstanding
guests or students for their

achievements, such as completion
of a doctorial degree.
The International Center .car-
ries on a wide number of activities
for the foreign students including
dance classes, international din-
ners and Sunday evening informal
discussion groups.

with any other

KING-SIZE cigarette

HIGH FLYING-Andy White, '54, practices some of the "dancing
in the air" he will perform in his specialty act in "Never Too
Late." The show contains several feature acts in addition to the
regular plot. White will appear in the Ann Arbor shows only.
Previous comittments prevent his going on the road tour.

PERFECT FIT-Carol Eiserman, '52, and Bill MacArthur, '55E,
help a "chorus girl" take care of the details incidental to changing
men into women for the show. Costuming is the only part in the
Union Opera open to women.
Pictures by Jack Bergstrom
Story by Alan Luckoff




IT'S THIS WAY, BOY-Jay Mills, '53, (right) playing a Holly-
wood producer, explains things to Jim McGlincy, '52, with song
and gesture. McGlincy, who plays the genial radio quizmaster
with the million dollar prize, is president of the Mimes organiza-
tion that helps back the Opera each year.


To Dance

In Pirate Setting
At Kelsey House
Treasure Island scenery will set
the mood for the "Kel Sea Ren-
dezvous" semi-formal from 9 to
midnight Saturday in the Kelsey
house dining room.
Men from Kelsey house will
present the first annual Kelsey
spring formal amid a pirate's ad-
venturous atmosphere.
Pirate island decorations will be
surrounded by sand and the illu-
sion of water to give a realistic af-
Couples attending the dance will
have to step through the mouth
of a skull at the door to enter the

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