TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 1952
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
To Be Named
At Annual Installation
Months of petitioning and in-
terviewing will come to an end
when next year's officers are an-
nounced Monday at 7:30 p.m. in,
the Rackham Lecture Hall.
Coeds will attend the annual in-
stallation to hear the names of
those coeds who have obtained po-
sitions on WAA, the Daily, the
Women's Glee Club and in the
APPOINTMENTS FOR t h e
League include those on Panhel-
lenic, Assembly, JGP and Soph
Cab, as well as the officers and
chairmen of League committees.
* Women outstanding in campus
activities will be presented with
the MacCormick scholarships
and Alpha Lambda Delta awards
will be presented to coeds who
have maintained their high
scholarship standards through-
Juniors will also be honored as
Senior Society and Scroll, senior
honoraries for independent and
affiliated women respectively, will
tap their new members Monday
* * *
MEMBERS OF Mortar Board,
senior honorary society for both
independent and affiliated women,
will wear their mortarboards,
which they received after being
tapped several weeks ago.
Among those invited to attend
the installation are Deborah
Bacon, dean of women, Mrs.
Harlan Hatcher, Dean Sarah
Healy, Dean Elsie R. Fuller and
Mrs. Ethel Case.
For the third consecutive year
the officers of the League have
been chosen by the elective pro-
cess of the Board of Representa-
tives, a body which includes mem-
bers of each douse on campus.
Following the official installa-
tion in Rackham Lecture Hall a
reception will be held in the
Roundup and Rumpus Rooms of
the League for all those wishing
to meet the new officers and mem-
bers of the committees.
Class Secretary Finds Office Fun
Plight of Women in Politics
Shown by Coed Candidates
PRACTICE SESSION-Mrs. Jeanette Estep is shown directing
Nancy Beveridge, Jean Allen and Neysa Imhof in a practice
for the Glee Club annual spring concert to be held at 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday at Rackham Auditorium.
league of Women Voters.
Holds Organizational Meeting
Senior class secretary Joan Bee-
man's notebook is well-filled with
the minutes of the meetings of the
literary college senior class offi-
cers and other members of the
These minutes hold a record of
the many activities of the class,
in which Miss Beeman has had-a
* * *
HER DUTIES as secretary in-
clude sending postcards to senior
members reminding them to at-
tend meetings, being present at all
of them and working on all senior
class functions, as well as taking
minutes at each meeting.
From this she feels that she
"has really accomplished some-
This year the senior board has
worked to include more students in
senior class activities.
Officers from the other schools
and colleges at the University com-
bined with the literary college
board in presenting the annual
Senior Ball, which was held in
"ORGANIZATION of the senior
class at other colleges and uni-
versities is different than ours,"
Miss Beeman said. They have on-
ly one president over all the vari-
Here each school has a presi-
dent. This makes the committee
bigger but there is more represen-
However, Miss Beeman has
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By NAN REGANALL
An idea of the problems faced
by women on the national political
scene can be gained from a .look
through the eyes of some of the
women who ran for Student Leg-
islature at the recent campus elec-
Women candidates were amazed
at the disadvantages they encoun-
tered in the elections, but 9,11 is
not dark for they admit that in
some ways this is a woman's world.
* * *
DURING THE campaign, coed
candidates for SL state that they
encountered the attitudes of "it's
nice for women to run for SL"
and "it's cute for a woman to enter
this 'popularity contest' " but very
seldom were they taken seriously.
When giving their platforms
before student groups, some of
the women found that their
main objective had been one of
gaining respect as efficient leg-
In order to do this, the feeling
that women are merely running
for the sake of getting their pic-
tures and names before the eli-.,
gible males on campus had to be
ACCORCDING TO the women,
men running for SL need only to
prove their efficiency without eli-
minating any such prejudices.
Sue Popkin, '54, one of the
nine women out of a total of 22
elected to SL, states that women
on Student Legislature have the
same disadvantages that they
have anywheremin what is
thought to be a man's world.
Women are thought to be well-
qualified to be secretaries and
committee chairmen, but when
they aspire to any really high
posts, they are not taken serious-
Ending on a little higher and
more optimistic note, Miss Popkin
concludes that it really isn't so
bad when women can stand around
and direct as the men carry the
heavy boxes, move desks or run
to the other side of town on an
The weaker sex also found it
to their advantage during cam-
paigning. While the men became
harrassed seeking a printer whose
prices were within reason, women
merely went to any printer, smil-
ed charmingly and walked away
with a gross of posters at whole-
In spite of the difficulties and
attitudes encountered by women
Student Legislature candidates,
they aren't discouraged from try-
ing their hand at politics. It can
be an enlightening experience for
both men and women when work-
ing together for common goals of
the student body.
A meeting for all coeds wish-
ing to compete in the all-cam-
pus women's singles tournament
will be held at 5:10 p.m. Thurs-
day in WAB. This will be the
only date to sign up for this
Those unable to attend may
call Barbara Wildman at 2-2543
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For political minded coeds there
will be an organizational meeting
of the League of Women Voters at
4 p.m. on Thursday in the Chapel
of the Michigan League.
Coeds interested in learning
about the nation's voting proce-
dure, the presidential candidates
and how to back and pass bills
through Congress will find an-
swers to their numerous questions
by joining the Voters' League.
There is no age requirement in
the' League. Coeds under 21 are
In a community testimonial din-
ner at 6:15 p.m. tonight about 300
Ann Arborites are expected to ex-
tend an official welcome to Uni-
versity President and Mrs. Harlan
Designated as Ann Arbor's for-
mal greeting to the newly appoint-
ed president and his family, the
dinner will be held in the Michigan
Albert E. Blashfield, vice-presi-
dent of the Chamber of Commerce
and general chairman of the event,
emphasized that the dinner will
be served promptly at 6:15 p.m.
The Chamber of Commerce, the
Junior Chamber of Commerce and
local service clubs are jointly spon-
soring the affair.
Mayor William E. Brown, Jr.,
will speak and Robert E. Lewis
will act as toastmaster. Entertain-
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invited to come to obtain a back-
ground in politics which will en-
able them to become intelligent
voters in the future.
Not only is the Voters' League
open to all coeds but it is also
free of any financial burdens such
as weekly dues.
The League of Women Voters
was founded in 1922 by Women
Suffrage Leaders to educate wo-
men in voting procedures. The
member organization consists of
threelevels: local, state and na-
The primary interest of the Wo-
men's League is in government ac-
tivities such as acting on legis-
lation to be passed and carrying
out laws that have been passed.
Outside projects receive no at-
tention from the League unless
the government is directing the
Adds New Books
A gift of six new books has been
made by the Blodgett fund to the
The books include "Undermining
the Constitution" by Thomas Nor-
ton, "God and Man at Yale" by
William Buckley, "Retgrn of
Adam Smith" by George Mont-
gomery, "Design for War" by Fred
Sanborn and "America's Second
Crusade" by William Chamberlin.
The League Library is regularly
open to coeds who like to study in
a, quiet relaxed atmosphere. The
traditions of making oneself com-
fortable or listening to record con-
certs -makes it a haven for study.
HATCHER TEA--President and
Mrs. Hatcher will hold a final tea
for this semester from 4-6 p.m.
The tea will be in honor of Phi
Delta Theta, Kappa Nu, Sigma
Alpha Epsilon, Pi Beta Phi and
Alpha Zi Delta.
Also honored will, be Stockwell
Hall, Taylor House and Wenley
* ,' *
COFFEE HOUR - A student-
faculty coffee hour for the eco-
nomics and business administra-
tion department will be held from
4-6 p.m. Wednesday in the Union
* * *
MICHIGRAS-The final meet-
ing of reprekentatives from houses
having booths in Michigras will
be held at 4:30 p.m. today in the'
DANCE CLASSES-Women who
are interested in attending the
League dance classes may register
at the regular class meetings
which meet at 7:15 p.m. tonight
and tomorrow night in the League
* * *
BRIDGE TOURNAMENT -- The
weekly Union bridge tournament
will be held at 7:30 p.m. tonight
in rooms 3KLM of the Union.
Coeds should request late permis-
sion from their housemothers.
At Barbour Gym
Another elective golf class has
been opened by the Physical Edu-
cation department and will meet
Friday at 2:20.
There has been a great demand
for golf classes and three extra
classes have already been filled.
This will be the last one offered
and interested coeds may register
immediately in Office 15 at Bar-
Only 16 women can be accom-
modated and after that number
have registered it will be closed.
The class will begin Friday, Ap-
The dram size perfume is be-
coming more and more popular
as a purse companion for quick
fragrance touch-ups throughout
the day. They are perfect trial
sizes and may be the solution for
the coed who can't make up her
mind about which scent to choose.
also served in other campus or-
In her junior year she was a
member of the J-Hop committee.
This year she was elected to Scroll,
senior honorary society for affili-
Now a resident of Dayton, Ohio,
Miss Beeman used to live in Ann
Arbor. This makes her just "a lit-
tle partial to the town.'
AFTER GRADUATION s h e
hopes to combine her economics
major with some phase of the
As graduation is. approaching,
Miss Beeman feels that being an
FINISHED-Joan Beeman, Senior Class Secretary, smilingly de-
posits her latest completed project in the mailbox.
officer of the senior class has
"helped me become well-acquaint-
ed with lots of people and to
form long-lasting friendships. I
have had a greater interest in the
University and in my class. In
short, it's been fun."
Golf Club-A meeting of the
Golf Club will be held at 5:10 p.m.
today on the green at WAB. Mem-
bers are asked to bring a putter
and a No. 7 iron.
Tennis Club-Members of the
beginners' group of the Tennis
Club will meet at 5:10 p.m. today
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