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8, 1952

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Men's Glee Club To Appear at Hill

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FRATERNITY FESTIVITY:
IFC To Stage Greek Week;
Dinner, Sing, Ball Scheduled

Singing Group
Will Feature
Great Variety
Members of the Men's Glee Club
are putting the finishing touches
on the songs they will present at
their annual spring concert, to be
held at 8:30 p.m. Saturday in Hill
Auditorium.
* * *
THE NOVELAIRES, quartet
composed of Glee Club members
that won this year's Gulantics will
sing several numbers including
"Garden in the Rain" and "Dark-
town Strutters' Ball."
They will also sing a group of
popular college songs such as
"'Tis of Michigan We Sing," "A
Toast to Michigan," "I Want To
Go Back to Michigan," and "I'll
Ne'er Forget My College Days."
Other campus favorites are
scheduled to be sung by'the men's
chorus.
THE MIDNIGHT SONS, anoth-
er Glee Club quartet, will be fea-
tured in several numbers. This
group of men is composed of Carl
Hedner, baritone; Richard Gess,
lead; Bernard Jennett, bass; and
John Bay, tenor.
The entire club will sing both
classical and popular numbers.
Included on the program will be
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POPULAR PERFORMERS-Russel Christopher, baritone, left,
and Robert McGrath, tenor, right, will be featured soloists with
the Men's Glee Club when they present their spring concert at
8:30 p.m. Saturday in Hill Auditorium.

Fraternity men all over campus
will take the limelight next week
when the Interfraternity Council
stages its annual IFC Week which
will end in the big, all-campus for-
mal, IFC Ball.
IFC Week has become a campus
tradition, designed to focus atten-
tion on the fraternities and on
their campus functions.
* * *
IN PREVIOUS years panel dis-
cussions, help days and other proj-
ects have been scheduled to better
intercampus relations. This year,
however, only three events, mainly
social, will take place during the
gala Greek Week.
On Wednesday, the annual
house president's dinner will be
held in the Union.
This dinner officially opens
Greek Week and honors the old
and new fraternity house officers
and the new~ IFC officers who will
receive the traditional key as sym-
bol of their position.
* * *
THE DINNER is an invitational
event, strictly stag. A combo has
been engaged for entertainment
during and after dinner.
The following night, Thurs-
day, will see ten groups take the
stage of Hill Auditorium in turn

"Laudes Atque Carmina,""Night
and Dreams," and "Good Fel-
lows, Be Merry."
Continuing the list is "Sing,
Maiden, Sing," "The Heart Wor-
ships," "The Pirate Song" and
"Casey Jones."
* * *
THE GLEE CLUB, which has
behind it a long history, was
founded in 1859. From that day
to this it has increased its popu-
larity until it has performed on
radio, television, recordings and in
a motion picture short.
They also go on a number of
personal appearance tours dur-
ing the year.
The organization is composed of
both graduates and undergradu-
ates from every college in the Uni-
versity. This year's officers are
Carl Hedner, president; Merle Nel-
son, manager; Bernard Jennett,
secretary; John Bay, treasurer,
and Wesley True, accompanist.

Director of the club is Philip A.
Duey, who was once a member of
the "Revelers" quartet together
with James Melton, Lewis James
and Wilfred Glen.
Mr. Duey came to Michigan as a
professor of vocal music in 1947
after his career as a professional
singer.

LANTERN NIGHT PRELUDE:
WAA To Hold Eliminations

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Eliminations for the 39th annual
Lantern Night program will be
held from 7 to 10 p.m. tonight in
Hill Auditorium.
Choral groups from 23 women's
houses will vie for the first place
cup to be awarded to the out-
standing choir.
TWELVE CHORUSES ,from
thosebcompeting in eliminations
will be selected to appear in the
Lantern Night Sing, which will be
held at 7:30 Monday in HillAudi-
torium.
This year the song leaders
from the competing groups have
worked with members of the
Women's Athletic Association,
sponsors of the event, in plan-
ning the program.
A drawing was held by the song
leaders to determine their singing
times for eliminations. All groups
are asked to be present 15 min-
utes before they are scheduled to
sing.
* * *
JUDGES FOR the eliminations
and for final competition will be
Miss Thelma Lewis, Associate Pro-
fessor of Voice, Harold Haugh,
Associate Professor of Voice and
Maynard Klein, Associate Profes-
sor of Choral Music and director
of University choirs.
Each choir will be judged on
interpretation and artistic ef-
fect, intonation, accuracy, rhy-
thm, tone, diction, presentation
and appearance.
The choir giving the best per-
formance in the opinion of the
judges will be awarded the first
place cup, which was won last
year by Kappa Kappa Gamma
with their presentation of "Mood
Indigo."
DURING ELIMINATIONS the
choruses will also be judged for
posture. Miss Ruth Harris, chair-
man, and other members of the
Department of Physical Education
will serve as judges for this award.
The posture cup will be
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awarded on Lantern Night. The.
cup, first presented in 1948, is
now held by Martha Cook.
Houses competing in elimina-
tions and their chosen selections
are as follows: Delta Gamma,
"The Things We Love;" Kappa
Kappa Gamma, "Me and My Sha-
dow;" Alpha Gamma Delta, "Au-
tumn;" Betsy Barbour, "You'll
Never Walk Alone;" and Alice
Lloyd, "Hallelujah."
* * *
OTHERS ARE Alpha Xi Delta,
"Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater;"~
Gamma Phi Beta, "Sweet Georgia
Brown;" Alpha Delta Phi, "A Pret-
ty Girl Is Like a Melody;" Helen
Newberry, "I'm Beginning to See
the Light;" Martha Cook., "More
Than You Know;" and Kappa Al-
pha Theta, "George Jones."
Alsoincludedrare Alpha Phi,
"Holiday for Strings;" Pi Beta
Phi, "Darkness on the Delta;"
Delta Delta Delta, "Bidin' My
Time;" and Delta Zeta, "River
Boy."
Vaughn House will sing "I'll
Take You Home Again, Kathleen;"
Chi Omega, "Mother Goose Suite;"
and Kappa Delta, "Time on My
Hands."
"King of Yvetot" by Cheever,
"Comin' Thru the Rye," Couzens,
"I'm Only Nineteen" by Mosher,
"That Old Black Magic, Alpha
Omega Pi and "Now is the Month
of May" by Henderson will also be
sung at eliminations.
Chinese Teacher
To Be Honored
DuringTea Today
Professor and Mrs. Y. P. Mei will
be honored at the International
Center Tea from 4 to 6 p.m. today.
Mei, who is a visiting professor
of Philosophy at the University of
Cincinnati, was formerly the presi-
dent of Lenching University in
Peiping.
The professor is here to attend
a conference of the Miiddle West-
ern Section of the American Philo-
sophical Association to be held
this weekend in Ann Arbor.
All those who are interested in
China are invited to attend.

to test their vocal cords for the
traditional IFC Sing.
Eliminations for this event were
held last night, with 15 houses
participating.
* * *
EACH FRATERNITY who will
sing in Thursday's event has a
sorority backing it with screams,
posters and appropriate cheering
paraphe'nalia. These women's
groups are drawn by lot and the
group backing the winning fra-
ternity usually throws a party for
them, or has one thrown for them
by the triumphant men.
Winding up IFC Week will be
the huge ball, to be held Satur-
day, May 17, in the Intramural
Building.
Ralph Flanagan, his band and
vocalists Harry Prime, Rita Hayes
and the Singing Winds will be on
hand to provide the dance music
throughout the evening.
There will be a half hour
intermission during which refresh-
ments will be served.
Tickets are now on sale for
the dance in the Administration
Building. The price is $3.60 per
couple. This is the only event
during Greek Week for which
attenders are charged.
IFC Week started before the war
and then was postponed during
those and the postwar years.
In 1950 it was started again,
featuring speakers and several dis-
cussion groups as well as the din-
ner, sing and dance. Tommy Dor-
sey played at that year's ball which
was held from 9 p.m. until 12.
Last year was repetitious of the
previous one, with a panel group
discussing "The Bias Clause on
this and Other Campuses."
At the dance last year, Harry
James and his orchestra provided
the music.
Elimination Winners
Winners of the IFC Sing
Eliminations Contest are as fol-
lows: Chi Psi, Phi Gamma
Delta, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Theta
Xi, Sigma Nu, Phi Kappa Tau,
Delta Tau Delta, Sigma Alpha
Epsilon, Phi Delta Theta and
Kappa Alpha Psi. Sororities
wishing to support the ten win-
ning groups, may draw at 4:30
p.m. today in Rm. 3C of the
Union.
Dance Slated
At WestQuad
West Quadrangle is taking on a
new look as Quad men prepare for
the annual "SpringFantasy" for-
mal slated from 9 p.m. to midnight
Saturday in the Quad's two main
dining rooms.
Elaborate decorations that sug-
gest spring and romance will be on
hand to add atmosphere to the
masculine quarters.
Couples entering the Quad will
pass under a trellis of flowers
while the concourse will be arrayed
with more flowers and shrubs.
The concourse will also be the
setting of a wishing well, where
couples can wish thoughts of finals
away, and a miniature waterfall
that will provide more of the
spring fantasy.
The center of attraction for the
dining "ballroom" will be the tra-
ditional mirrored globe. Both din-
ing rooms will be extensively dec-
orated with shrubs, flowers and
soft colored lighting.
The Spring Fantasy was estab-
lished as an annual event shortly
before the last war. Chairman-
ships are filled by petition; selec-
tion being made by the West Quad
council. It has been a popular
Quadrangle dance since its begin-
ning ten years ago.
Programs and favors will be pre-
sented to coed guests at the door
while intermission entertainment

will round out the gala evening.

As a feature of the final co-
recreational night at the Intra-
mural Building, the members of
Michifish, WAA swimming club
will present a show in synchro-
nized swimming at 7:30 p.m. to-
morrow in the Intramural pool.
Called "Toys 'n Tune," the ex-
hibition will depict a toy shop
come to life.
Some of the featured numbers
include "Teddy Bears Picnic,"
"Waltzing Cat," "Syncopated
Clock," "Valentine Tango, " "I'm
Forever Blowing Bubbles," "Nur-
sery Rhymes Melody," and "Wagon
Wheels."
Ballet "legs," "kips" and "cata-
linas" will be exhibited for the
audience in these numbers.
To follow the theme, coeds will
be costumed in black leotards,
teddy bear costumes and cowboy
hats and guns, as well as the more
conventional bathing suits.
In planning the numbers for the
show, Michifish members first lis-
tened to records and designed rou-
tines that fitted the music. Then
each coed worked out the forma-
tions completely on dry land be-
fore venturing into the water.
The Michifish exhibition was al-
so a featured event at the Union
open house.
Members of the club were se-

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lected after completing several re-
quirements of the group. Qualifica-
tions include the satisfactory per-
formance of basic strokes, as well
as the back dolphin, surface dive
and a dive off the edge of the pool.

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-Daily-Larry Wilkc
"TOYS 'N TUNE"-Three members of Michifish, WAA swimming
club prepare for their show In synchronized swimming which will
be presented at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in the Intramural Pool. The
exhibition will depict a toy shop come to life..
* ****
Mich ifish To Present Show
At IMBuilding Tomorrow

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of charge. (Open only 'til one on Saturday).

League Opens
New Positions
Petitions for Summer
To Be Due Next Week
Petitions for League summer
school positions are due at 5 p.m.
Friday, May 16 in the Undergrad-
uate Office of the League.
Positions open for petitioning
are president, chairman and two
members of Judiciary, s o c i a 1
chairman, dance class chairman,
publicity chairman and Round-Up
Room chairman.
The summer school League is
completely social, and the League
Council is closely coordinated and
very informal.
Any woman is eligible to petition
for any of the positions, providing
she is not on academic probation.
Members of the Interviewing
Council will be in the Undergrad-
uate Office of the League from 3
to 5 p.m. every day next week in
order to help those who-want to
petition.
President's reports are also
available in the office for addi-
tional help to those petitioning.
According to Nancy Baehre,
new chairman of Interviewing and
Nominating, the work is not hard,
but is good experience for anyone
desiring to hold a League position
during the regular school terror.
Women Voters;
There will be a meeting of the
University League of Women
Voters at 4 p.m. today in the
League.

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