WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 1952
THE MICHIGAN DAIIN
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Students To Discuss
In Impartial Survey
Coeds interested in forming a
branch of the League of Women
Voters will meet at 4:30 p.m. to-
day in the League.
It offers the opportunity for
coeds to become interested and
understand the workings of the
democratic form of government
and its responsibilities. The
branch will be associated withf the
local League of Women Voters in
The coed section of the organi-
zation will discuss plans and ob-
jectives for their. own group, in
addition to working closely with
the adult section. One of its aims
will be to help prepare the coed
to vote intelligently for candidates
The League of Women Voters
does not support candidates but
remains impartial and encourages
interest in politics by publishing
and gathering information about
the candidates and controversial
The coed group may study the
student government and problems
of representation in addition to
studies on the local, state and
The League of Women Voters is
organized on three planes. It has
764 local organizations in 43
states in addition to the District
of Columbia, Hawaii and Alaska.
It includes in its membership 100,-
000 women who are interested in
promoting political responsibility
and an active informed public in
Frosh Weekend Committees
StageVaried Publicity Stunts
RIDE MISTER?-TimnMurphy, '54, Harvey Howard, '53 and Hal Abrama, '54 try to hitch a ride
with Mark Oscherwitz, but unfortunately he isn't going their way. If the men hurry they can still
sign up with the Union Travel Service to obtain transportation so their vacation plans won't be ham-
pered. The Travel Service is open until 5 p.m. Thursday to make arrangements with drivers and
riders for vacation travel.
FIFTY YEARS AT MICHIGAN:
Michigras Groups Get Into Swing
Starting way ahead of the
scheduled weekend, members of
the Maize and Blue teams for
Frosh Weekend have spent the
last two weeks on extensive pub-
The Blue team picked up an
old axiom and turned last Mon-
day into Blue Monday with team
members wearing their blue bean-
ies, blue clothing and a blue tag
telling what it was all about.
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LAST WEEK the Blues had a
dark horse election with the dark
horse turning out to symbolize the
team itself. The horse, decked out
in a blue blanket, was scheduled
to make its appearance on the
steps of Angell Hall, but due to
bad weather this part of the elec-
tion was cancelled.
The Maize team, with their
"Moonshine Madness," have
been vieing for top publicity
honors with their various stunts.
Among these was a "barrel
parade" with members of the team
wandering around campus dressed
in barrels (real ones, at that) and
carrying the signs advertising
their night of Frosh Weekend.
THERE WAS a catastrophe to
this, though, when one of the
girl's barrels fell apart in a very
unfortunate spot on campus and
she was left standing in a circle
of broken slats. Needless to say
it attracted quite a bit of attention
from surrounding men. She was
wearing white underwear!
The idea of the barrels was
to signify hilbillies, and the
girls smoked corn cob pipes as
they walked around in front of
Angell Hall and the Union.
Another of the Blue team's
stunts was the Wolvercrat elec-
tion, the outcome of which was
made known by team members
dressed as newsboys distributing
papers announcing the Blue team s
FROSH WEEKEND originated
in 1948 as a project to pull the
freshmen women together and
give them a group project to work
This year's weekend falls on
April 18 and 19 with each team
having complete charge of one
Seniors and students in the
Graduate School may order
graduation booklets, invitations
and personal cards from 1 to 5
p.m. today and tomorrow at the
booth in the Administration
. Seniors in the professional
schools may order theirs from
their respective school offices.
The orders will also be taken
for the booklets and invitations
from 1 to 5 p.m. daily during
the first week of school after
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By LORRAINE BUTLER
April is here and with it comes
thought of Michigras, the gala
carnival and parade, co-sponsored
by the Union and the Women's
Campus houses and organiza-
tions are getting into the swing
of things and the carefully laid
plans for booths and floats will
soon begin to materialize.
THE 1952 IWICHIGRAS weekend
will take place on Friday and
Saturday, April 25 and 26 in Yost
Theme of the parade this
Hatcher Tea -- President and
Mrs. Hatcher will entertain with
an informal tea from 4 to 6 p.m.
today In their home.
Guests of honor are Jordan and
Mosher Halls, Williams and Win-
chell Houses of West Quadrangle,
Alpha Gamma Delta, Delta Gam-
ma,. Kappa Sigma, Delta Sigma
Pi, and Sigma Pi Epsilon.
Coffee Hour-There will be a
coffee hour for the mathematics
and philosophy departments from
4 to '6 p.m. today in the Terrace
Room of the Union. All students
are invited and free coffee will
Badminton Club-There will be
co-recreational badminton from 7
to 9 p.m. today in Waterman Gym.
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Athletic Managers -- All House
Athletic Manage;s will meet at
5 p.m. today in the WAB.
A joint coffee hour given by the
members of the Faculty Women's
Club and the University Club will
be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. today
in the University Club lounge of
It is open to members of both
clubs and their husbands or wives.
Members of the University Club,
the men's organization, will be
hosts with Dr. William Hagerty
acting as chairman.
Pouring will be Prof. I. L.
Sharfman, president of the club;
Prof. William B. Palmer, secre-
tary; Dean Russell A. Stevenson,
Dean George G. Brown and Profs.
William A. Patgn, Karl Litzen-
berg, Arnold Kuethe, e Walter
Reichart and E. L. Eriksem.
year is "Fifty Years at Michi-
gan," entitled this to celebrate
the fiftieth anniversary of Mich-
igras on the campus.
Floats sponsored by many Uni-
versity and Ann Arbor organiza-
tions will portray some aspect of
the period during the last fifty
IDEAS FOR floats and booths
have already been submitted to
the Michigras central committee
for consideration and the most
fully worked-out plans have been
Leading the colorful parade
this year will be "Danny Duster
and Betty Bustle," who will be
chosen out of the field of con-
testants on April 16.
These children will be dressed
in costumes typical of the era of
the first car.
Li'l Abner and Daisy Mae were
Drivers going to New York,
Boston, Washington, El Paso
and Galveston are urged to
sign up with the Union Travel
Service if they desire passen-
gers to share the expenses, said
Staffman Steve Fuerth today.
selected in 1950 to head the pa-
rade "Cartoon Capers," in which
were more than 50 floats con-
structed by the various house
groups and organizations.
To Hold Panel
'Job Talks Tea," a panel dis-
cussion, will be presented by the
New York Alumnae of the Uni-
versity of Michigan from 2 to 5
p.m. Saturday, April 12 at the
New York Athletic Club, New York
The panel will discuss social
work, social research, market re-
search, science (pharmaceutical
research), medicine, public rela-
tions, personnel work and United
The talks will consist of what
background is necessary, what
opportunities actually exist and
what the salary range is.
There will be several young peo-
ple on the panel who can give the
All women students who will be
in the area are invited to attend
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