FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 1952
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Annual Frosh Weekend Opens Tonight
As Teams Vie
Freshmen women will present
the fourth annual Frosh Weekend
tonight and tomorrow night from
9 p. m. until midnight in the
League Ball Room.
Tickets for the show and dance
will be $1.50 per couple and may
be obtained at the door as well as
in the League Undergraduate Of-
fice, on the diagonal and in front
of Angell Hall.
FROSH WEEKEND, which ori-
ginated in 1948, has become a cam-
pus traditionput on by the fresh-
men women, divided into two com-
The teams, the Maize team,
and the Blue team, are chosen
by drawing colored slips early
in the fall and the committee
heads petition for their posi-
tions later in the semester.
Competition is strong as each
team tries to outdo the other in
1 decorations, floorshow, tickets,
dues, and budget.
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A PLAQUE is awarded the win-
ning team which will be judged
by Mr. Hume of the Geology de-
partment, Dr. Losh of the Astro-
nomy department and Dr. Pott
ON TlHE IHOUSE
By BEA JOHNSON
Whee! Spring has really sprung in "A Squared" and along with
it the houses on campus plan appropriate parties so that students
just returned from vacationing in Florida can show off their tans.
Tonight starts the round of weekend parties with Alpha Delta
Pi transforming the house into a "Blue Heaven" with the aid of stars
and angel hair for the annual spring pledge formal.
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OTHER PLEDGE FORMALS are in store tonight at Alpha Xi
Delta's annual "Rose Formal" with Howie Schuman's orchestra pro-
viding the musical moods, while more roses will be clinging to trellises
at the Delta Zeta annual "Rose Bowl" dinner dance.
Dreamy music will float from the Collegiate Sorosis house
while couples dance to the strains of Johnny Harbard's band at
their annual pledge formal. Couzens Hall will present "Daffodil
Dream" spring formal featuring Ted Smith's music.
Records will be spinning at informal dances at Kappa Delta and
Alpha Epsilon Pi houses tonight too.
A BIG WEEKEND is in store at Delta Sigma Delta as the Uni-
versity chapter plays host to brothers from other chapters.
Open Open houses with informal atmosphere have been sched-
uled for tomorrow night at Huber, Williams and Wenley houses.
Appropriate scenes of springtime in Ann Arbor will be depicted
at Phi Kappa Sigma's pledge formal.
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PHI SIGMA KAPPA men will escort their dates inside a castle
for a "Medieval Knight's Dream" pledge formal.
The ever popular record dances have been scheduled for to-
morrow by Alpha Epsilon Iota, Greene House, Phi Chi, Delta
Kappa Epsilon, Phi Rho Sigma and Alpha Delta Phi.
Apache costumes will be in vogue at Delta Tau Delta while Nelson
International house will entertain at sidewalk cafes. The Michigan
house men are keeping the theme of their entertainment a deep dark
secret for their annual French Celler.
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DREAMING AHEAD, Alpha Epsilon Pi have scheduled a "Sum-
mertime" pledge formal for tomorrow. Johnny Harberd's music will
serenade dancers at the Phi Kappa Tau pledge formal held at the
V. F. W.
A wishing well and rock garden silhouettes will transform the
Alpha Epsilon Phi house into a Plantation Party with Vaughn
Hummel and his orchestra providing the musical moods.
Outdoor lovers from Chicago house will journey to the Fresh Air
Camp for an all day picnic.
Beta Theta Pi will hold a dance band hop tomorrow while Psi
Omega men and their dates try their luck at a "Gambling Den"
night club party.
Mystery shrouds the theme of the Phi Kappa Psi dinner dance
pledge formal but will be revealed 0
The gayest colors-
most glamorous fab-
look forward to Ap-
LAST MINUTE BRUSH-UP-Members of the Blue team floorshow go through their routines in the
floorshow rehearsal for Frosh Weekend which will be held tonight and tomorrow from 9 p.m. til
midnight. The Blue team's show will be tonight an d the Maize's tomorrow night. The Weelend winds
up months of feverish preparation by the freshmen women on publicity stunts, decoration plans,
collecting dues, and ticket sales. The teams compete for a plaque which will hang in the Undergrad-
uate Office throughout the year with the winning team's name engraved on it.
"Little Club," sponsored by
the Association of Independent
Men, will'be closed for the re-
mainder of the school year be-
cause of many scheduled all-.
Plans ' are being made by
AIM's officers to continue op-
eration of the campus night-
club in 'the fall.
who teaches German and Great
Each team works on a floor
show that is written by members
of the team. Other members
make the costumes, construct,
paint and put up the decora-
tions, handle tickets and' pro-
grams and invite the patrons.
Publicity stunts begin early in
the spring and each team tries to
outdo the other in originality and
SOME OF THE stunts that have
been put on this year were the
Blue team's dark horse election
for which they brought a real dark
horse to campus and paraded him
in front of Angell Hall with a sign
saying the "Blue team's dark
Another Blue team stunt was
the wolvercat political election,
Coeds at Tea
City Panhellenic AssociatioA
will sponsor a silver tea from 3 to
5 p. m. today at the Women's City
Honored guests at the party will
be the senior women from the sor-
ority houses on campus.
Each member of city Panhellenic
will contribute silver coins to a
general fund at the tea to raise
money for a scholarship cup for
the campus Panhellenic Associa-
The cup will be presented to the
sorority house which raises their
overall scholastic average by the
greatest amount during the fall
and spring semesters.
WAA Softball Club will meet
at 4 p. m. today at Women's
Athletic Building. Members are
requested to come prepared to
following up their theme, "Par-
don my Politics."
The Maize team held a burial
ceremony for one of the mountain
folk who was killed in a hillbilly
feud. A coffin, complete with body,
preacher and mourners was seen
ALSO, THE Maize team held a
barrel parade with their members
dressed in barrels and advertising
"Moonshine Madness," their theme
for the dance and floor show.
Each team promises that this
year's Frosh Weekend will be
bigger and better than ever.
Huge Jackson's band will play
for dancing both nights and each
floorshow will be given once dur-
ing the evening of that team's per-
The Blue team will present their
dance and floor show tonight while
the Maize team will take the spot-
Assembly Board will sponsor an
activities workshop for anyone in-
terested tomorrow at 1:30 p. m.
in the League.
The room number will be posted
in the League.
Also invited are dormitory pre-
sidents, vice-presidents, social, ac-
tivities, publicity, candy booth and
big sister chairmen.
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every kind fromdwalk-
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folding . .. from 3.95
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Springtime will be in the air at
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ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT MEN
SPECIAL CLOTHES ARE IN ORDER
THE CLOSING OF LITTLE CLUB
FOR THE SPRING SEMESTER
WATCH FOR ITS REOPENING
NEXT WEEK-END IS MICHIGRAS
EARLY IN THE FALL
Hip-length or spencer-type. A new
spring coat for Michigras' Friday after-
noon parade. Full values to $45.00. In
the springiest colors . . . pink, white,
Full-length in wonderful 100% wool . .:
poodle, gabardine, worsted. You'll want
one for Michigras on those cooler nights.
Values up to $59.95. Lovely colors of
beige, coral, navy, grey, yellow, powder
blue. Some of them come in checks too.
Sizes 7 to 15 and 10 to 20.
Sizes 7 to 15
peach, yellow, red, navy.
and 10 to 20.
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If you didn't get one for Easter, pick one
of ours in gabardine or flannel to wear to
the Michigras Carnival.' You'll be a win-
ner in a check or plaid. Solid colors too
of navy, royal, powder blue, grey, beige,
black or red. These suits once sold for
as high as. $55.00. Sizes 7 to 15 and
10 to 20.
It just might rain on Michigras weekend.
It's a horrible thought, but if it should
you'll want to be prepared. Wear a rain-
coat bright, wear it dark, or wear it
pastel in gabardine, corduroy, or linen.
We have matching hats too. At our sale
of raincoats which sold for up to $29.95,
you'll be sure to find a bargain. These
raincoats of ours can also be worn when
it's not raining. Sizes 9 to 15 and 10
Soft as a
low at the sides,
with a peek-a-bow
tongue that -says
nice things about
your ankles! Leather
soled, hand-sewvn where
it counts -it's the
season's top shoe
It's time to get on your horse
and purchase the '52 Ensian!
Give one of our lovely taffetas a gay
whirl on the night of Michigras. Or pick
a dress of nylon, pure silk, crepe, or
gabardine. We have cottons too. Once
upon a time these dresses cost all the
way up to $29.95. Sizes 7 to 15 and
10 to 20.
ONE GROUP OF FORMALS
Selected for that special Spring or early
Summer formal dance. In one of our
special sale formals you'll look wonder-
ful when your picture is snapped. Values
of $35.00. Springy enough to eat pastels
in net or taffeta marquisette.
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