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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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IFC Ball To Feature Ralph Flanagan
Name Vocalists To Appear; 7 .0
Public Ticket Sales To Open 3

Annual Tag Day Contributions
To Aid Underpivileged Boys

Music in the dancing mood will
be featured when Ralph Flanagan
and his orchestra take over the
bandstand at the annual Inter-
fraternity Council Ball to be held
from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. Saturday,
May 17, instead of May 9 as ori-
ginally planned, in the Intramural
Building.
Public ticket sales for the all-
campus formal will begin tomor-
row. Tickets may be purchased
any afternoon from 1:30 to 4:30'
p.m. in the Administration Build-
ing. The following week tickets
will be sold on the diagonal as well
as the Administration Building at
the same hours. Price of tickets is
$3.60 per couple.
* * *
FRATERNITY SALES will con-
tinue until Wednesday, at which
time house treasurers must turn
in all unsold tickets to Eli Scho-
enfield, chairman of the ticket
committee.
This year a trophy will be
awarded to the fraternity with
the largest percentage of ticket
sales before Wednesday. The
trophy will be presented by the
IFC Ball board and will be per-
manent property of the house
winning it.
This year IFC will present
Ralph Flanagan and his orchestra
JGP
There will be an important
meeting of the new J.G.P. cen-
tral committee at 5 p.m. to-
morrow in the League.

along with his two vocalists, Har-
ry Prime and Rita Hayes, and the
quartet, the Singing Winds.
* * *
"SINGING WINDS," incidental-
ly, is Flanagan's theme song which
he himself wrote and recorded.
He started work in the music
world as pianist-arranger for
Sammy Kaye. He worked for
Kaye for almost three years and
then retired to New York City
with the intention of devoting
himself entirely to arranging.
From 1946 until 1949 Flanagan
arranged for such name person-
alities as Tony Pastor, Charlie
Barnet, Tommy Tucker, Tony
Martin and Perry Como.
* * *
IN 1949, a recording company
asked Flanagan to make a few
dance band records for them,
leading a studio band. This he did,
arranging the songs he recorded.
These were immediately success-
ful, especially "You're Breaking
My Heart."
After this start the recording
company had Flanagan doing
records for them pretty regular-
ly until he formed his own band
in 1950.
Harry Prime, male vocalist with
Flanagan, was a baseball hopeful
for a Brooklyn Dodger farm club
in New York until he decided to
see if he could become a singer.
* * *I'a. e
HIS FIRST BIG break came in

RALPH FLANAGAN
* * *
1945 when he replaced Johnny
Johnston as male vocalist on an
evening radio show.
After this, his success grew
until, in 1949, when Flanagan
organized his band, it was al-
most natural that he select
Prime for his vocalist. Prime has
been with the orchestra ever
since.
Rita Hayes, Flanagan's female
vocalist, worked as a medical sec-
retary in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsyl-
vania, until Flanagan asked her
to fill a vocalist job he had open.
The band will take about a half
hour intermission during the
course of the evening and will play
continuously for the rest of the'
time.
Refreshments will be served dur-
ing intermission for those who
want to freshen lagging spirits
and feet.

To provide an opportunity for
underprivileged boys to spend two
weeks at Fresh Air Camp is the
purpose of Tag Day, annual fund-
raising drive which will take place
from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday,
for one day only.
Thirty-three posts tended by
members of various campus organ-
izations will be located throughout
Ann Arbor.
Students from most of the hous-
es on campus will accept dona-
tions and exchange them for a
pink tag illustrated with a small,
contented boy sitting on a diving
board in a dripping bathing suit.
A student committee assisted by
members of the faculty is in,
charge of the collections, which
last year amounted to $3,400.
The money collected from the
drive has several purposes.
It provides the opportunity for
some all-around camping experi-
ence as well as training and clini-
cal analysis for these boys who did
not have the care and opportunity
to grow up within the limits in-
posed by society.
Some of the children come from
institutional placements or foster
homes. Others are from broken
homes and some have records as
delinquents.
About 240 boys between the ages
of seven and 14 go to the camp
each summer. Each one is spon-
sored by one of 25 cooperating so-
cial work agencies, and the two
weeks spent at camp are only part
of a year-around rehabilitation
program.
This phase of the program is
handled, however, so that the boys
do things that camp life offers,
and are as unaware when they1
leave camp, as they were when
they came, of the "treatment" de-
sign.
Another purpose of the camp is

to provide actual workshop ex-
perience for both men and women
students of the University in ad-
vanced sociology, psychology and
education. The students act in the
capacity of counsellors and re-
ceive credit in graduate courses.
This will be the thirty-second
season for the Fresh Air Camp.
which was founded by a student
worker who was affiliated with the
Student Christian Association.
In 1939 the University Summer
Session began tooffer the coun-
sellors related graduate courses.
The camp was officially accepted
by the Board of Regents in June,
1944,
Donations from Michigan citi-
zens, University faculty and alum-
ni and the active campaigns of the
students make approximately one-
third of the camp operation bud-
get.
The University Summer Session
and the Institute for Human Ad-
justment provide the academic,
administrative and maintenance
Tag Day Salesmen
Lead salesmen from each
house taking part in Tag Day
are asked to meet at 5 p.m.
Tuesday in the League. At this
time tags and buckets will be
distributed so that students
can go directly to their posts
Wednesday morning.
costs while the agencies sending
boys pay fees approximating food
costs. W
The student organizations con-
tributing to the fund are Assembly
Association, Association of Inde-
pendent Men, East Quadrangle
and Interfraternity Council.
The list continues with The
Daily, League, Union, Panhellenic'
Association, Student Legislature
and West Quadrangle.
The camp is situated 24 miles
northwest of Ann Arbor, on Pat-
terson Lake, which is one of a
chain of seven small lakes near
Pinckney, Michigan.
WAA Notices]
Co-Recreational Softball- The
following teams in the co-recrea-
tional softball league will play
their games at 4 p.m. today: B.B's
vs. Pi Beta Phi and Sigma Nu;
Green vs. Tappan Tarantulas;
Vanjordan vs. Alpha Phi and The-
ta Chi; and Les Terribles vs. Hay-
den.
Softball Tournament-The sche-
dule for this week's WAA softball
tournament is as follows: Monday
at 5:10 p.m.-Kappa Kappa Gam-
ma II vs. Palmer II*; Delta Delta
Delta I vs. Collegiate Sorosis I*; at
7 p.m.-Barbour I vs. Stockwell I*.
Tuesday at 5:10 p.m.-Alpha
Delta Pi I vs. Kappa Delta I*; at
7 p.m.-Mosher I vs. Angell II*;
Henderson I vs. Alpha Xi Delta
I*; Jordan I vs. Chi Omega I*.
Wednesday at 5:10 p.m.-Gam-
ma Phi Beta I vs. Hinsdale I*; Al-
pha Chi Omega I vs. Delta Gamma
I*.
Thursday at 5:10 p.m.-Cheever
I vs. Jordan II*.
The starred team will be res-
ponsible for the bases and the
home plate and the other team for
the rest of the playing equipment.

Men's Dorms
Will Present
Spring Dances
Evening's Festivities
Will Feature Dancing,
Varied Entertainment
South Quadt
Late permission has been grant-
ed for the South Quad spring for-1
mal, "Artistry in Abstract" to bej
held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Satur-
day.
This marks one of the few times
in recent years that a residence;
hall has been granted such a privi-
lege. The central committee has
made plans for the dance to take
advantage of late permission.-
* * *
FROM 9 P.M. to midnight there
will be dancing in the main dining1
rooms with the,orchestra of Fred
Netting supplying the music.
At midnight couples will take'
over the Quad Club 600 for more
dancing and entertainment.
Entering South Quad, men and
their dates will be greeted by a
patio scene featuring a modern
mist-giving fountain. In one of
the dining rooms, a huge modula-
tor of colored fabrics will be the
center of attraction in a huge
seating area of small conversa-
tion groups.
* * *
THROUGH THE combined ef-
forts of two state power compan-
ies, a unique lighting system will
be employed involving among oth-
er things the use of "black light."
Throughout the evening, Hal
Singer, f o r m e r pianist on
WHRV, will be playing for the
guests.
Corsages of yellow daffodils and
hether will be given away at the
door. Refreshments will consist of
a fruit punch and novel pastries.
Tickets 'for "Artistry in Ab-
stract," priced at $2.50 per couple
are available to the entire campus
and may be purchased at South
Quad.
West Quad
"Moonlight Serenade" will be
the theme of West Quad's Spring
Fantasy dance to be held from 9
p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday.
The decorations will follow a
Southern theme and will feature
a waterfall, a pool and a rock gar-
den.
* * *
COUPLES WILL walk through
halls and rooms decorated with
trees and shrubs.
A stream with a rustic bridge
over it, will flow through one of
the halls.
There will be winding paths
among t h e greenery, leading
through all the rooms and beside
the stream.
One of the dining rooms will be
decorated as an outdoor Chinese
garden, while the other dining
room will be an indoor scene and
will be a room of blue lights.
General chairman of the dance
is Ray Popp, with Fred Swart in
charge of publicity.
Other chairmen are Walt Bo-
land, tickets; Stan Martin and
Terry Hughes, decorations; Bert
Braun, finances; Ray Lewis, mu-
sic; Tom Smith, programs and
favors, and Jim Hatton, clean-up.
Refreshments will be served
during the evening.

EVERYONE WELCOME:
GleeClub Will Give Concert
Presenting their annual spring uates from every school in the
concert at 8:30 p.m. Saturday in University, has a long history. One
Hill Auditorium, the Men's Glee of the earliest college glee clubs
Club will feature a program of founded, it was organized in 1859.
many and varied works. Today it has increased its popu-
The program will include both larity and has appeared on radio,
classical and popular numbers. television and recordings. It has
Always a welcome variation is the also had a motion picture short
group of traditional college songs released, which is entitled "Songs
the Glee Club features. of the Campus."
The Novelaires, a quartet com- A student-managed, self-perpe-
posed of four Glee Club members, tuating organization, members of
will sing several selections. This the Glee Club manage personal-
group with Joan Robinson won appearance tours and handle their
first place in this year's Gulantics. own publicity.
Members of the quartet are Ara Among those on the distinguish-
Berkerian, bass, Richard Frank, ed list of former Glee Club per-
baritone, Robert McGrath, tenor formers are Chase Baremeo, a
and David Calahan, lead, baritone formerly with the Metro-
A popular organization, the Glee politan Opera Company, Stuart
Club presents tours from New Churchill, for many years a soloist
York to Portland. This year be- with Fred Waring's Pennsylvan-
tween semesters they appeared in ians and Thomas E. Dewey, gov-
Cleveland and Canton, Ohio, New ernor of New York.
York City, Philadelphia, Washing-
ton, D.C. and Pittsburgh.
During spring vacation, they League Counc
went on another tour, this time to There will be a meeting of all
Chicago, where they gave two con- new and old League Council
certs in that area. members at 5 p.m. tomorrow in
The club, which is composed of the League.
both graduates and undergrad-
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