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SUNDAY, MAY 1I 1952

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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SUNDAY, MAY 11, 1952 PAGE
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IFC Ball To Climax Week
Of Campus Greek Activities
Ralph Flanagan's Orchestra To Play at Dance;
Vocalist Rita Hayes To Be Featured with Band

ON THE MARCH AGAIN:

Lantern Night To Fete Senior Coeds

I.

From stenographer to vocalist in
less than a day is the story of
Rita Hayes, featured girl vocalist
with Ralph Flanagan's orchestra,
appearing with the band at IFC
Ball from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Satur-
day in the Intramural Building.
Miss Hayes was a; medical sten-
ographer for a physician in
Wilkes-Berre, 'Penn. when her big
break came. In less than 24 hours
she was at the RCA-Victor New
York studio, cutting a record with
the Flanagan aggregation.
"IT WAS like a dream coming
true," explained Miss Hayes. One
morning Flanagan phoned at 3
- a.m. from Scranton Penn., intro-
ducing himself and then proceded
to ask her to audition at 9 a.m.
for a vocalist job he had open.
Miss Hayes had always hoped
to be a singer and sang with
local bands every chance she
had. It was a musician friend
that had recommended her to
Flanagan.
Promptly at .9 a.m. she audi-
tioned and the bandleader liked
her voice so much that he asked
her to fly to .New York immed-
iately to make a recording that
afternoon.
* * *
WITHIN A FEW hours she was
making the recording of "The
Gentleman Is a Dope," and won
the job.
Besides IFC Ball on Saturday,
other events including the House
Presidents' banquet Wednesday
and IFC Sing on Thursday will
round out the activities for the
annual IFC Week.
The House Presidents' dinner
will be held at 6:30 on Wednes-
day in the Union dining room. At-
tending the dinner will be all
fraternity house presidents, the
IF Cstaff, old and new Executive
Commission and the old and new
officers. The IFC key will be
awarded and Dr. George A. Peek
of the Political Science depart-
ment will speak.
* * *
A WIDE VARIETY of songs will
be heard at the annual IFC Sing
at 8 p.m. on Thursday in Hill Aud-
itorium. Various sororities will
sponsor the ten entering frater-
nities.
Chi Psi, sponsored by Kappa
K a p p a Gamma, will sing
"George Jones." Gamma Phi
Beta will cheer for Phi Gamma
Delta, singing "Laudamus Te."
Sigma Phi Epsilon will give
their version of "Women," while
being supported by the women
of Alpha Phi.
"Erie Canal" will be sung by
Theta Xi, while rooted on by
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Alpha Xi Delta. Pi Beta Phis will
support Sigma Nu, singing "Some
Enchanted Evening." Phi Kappa
Tau singing "I've Goto Plenty of
Nothin' " will be sponsored by
Alpha Epsilon Phi.
LAST YEAR'S winners Delta
Tau Delta, cheered on by Kappa
Alpha Theta, will sing "Love
Story."
Others on the program in-
clude Sigma Alpha Epsilon
rooted on by Kappa Delta and
singing their song, "SAE Sweet-
heart."
Phi Delta Theta singing "Song
of Joy" will be sponsored by Alpha
Omicron Pi, and Kappa Alpha Psi,
supported by Delta Gamma, will
sing "Sweet and Low."
Climaxing the festivities for
IFC week will be the gala IFC
Ball, with its pirates' treasure
theme. Tickets for the Ball will
go on sale from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
tomorrow on the Diagonal.
Decorations for the dance will
include a three dimensional island
complete with palm trees. Paint-
ings of, treasure chests, pirates
and tropical trees will adorn the
walls.
Featured at the ballroom will be
a rotating chandelier which will
spread a soft glow over the dan-
cers.
Along the walls of the dance
room will be various booths spon-
sored by fraternities. This 'year,
fraternities have gone in together
on the booths so there will be
about 14 in all.
Programs for the ball will be in
the shape of large gold coins and
will be presented to each couple
attending the dance.
Refreshments will be served at
the Intramural Building during
the half-hour intermission at the
ball.
Senior Society
Elects Officers
Newly elected Senior Society of-
ficers were installed at the organ-
ization's initiation program at 7
a.m. Tuesday morning.
Next year's positions go to Beth
Smilay, president; Alice Mencher,
vice-president; Barbara Watson,
secretary; and Faye Ringer, treas-
urer.
Nineteen junior women were
tapped for membership in Senior
Society this year.
The formal initiation ceremony
was followed by a breakfast for
all old and new members in the
Rumpus Room of the League.

Lantern Night festivities, hon-
oring graduating senior women,
will begin at 7:30 tomorrow at Hill
Auditorium.
Long a campus tradition, the
annual event is sponsored by the
board of the Women's Athletic
Association.
Beginning the program this
year- will be a line of march of
all coeds from Alumni Memorial
Hall to Hill Auditorium. Partici-
pating groups are asked to meet
on the walk of Alumni Memorial
Hall at 7 p.m.
* * *
LEADING THE parade will be
the Michigan Marching Band, fol-
lowed by a block 'M' composed of
27 coed campus leaders.
League president, Cathy Sotir,
WAA president, Abby Funk,
president of Assembly, Joan
Mintzer, Panhellenic president,
Beverly Clark and Judiciary
chairman, Betty Ohelheiser will
be carrying the traditional lan-
terns and will march in the 'M'.
Others leading the procession
will be Diane Halbrook and Janet
Netzer, Frosh Weekend chairmen;
Joan Brown, JGP chairpian; Jan-
ice James, Daily Women's Editor;
Ann Blumton, Sophomore Cab-
aret chairman; Marianne Van
Duzer, Chairman of Interviewing;
and Nancy Born, JGP director.
* * *
ALSO IN THE "M" will be Sue
Nasset, Soph Cab floorshow chair-
man; Phyllis Kaufman, Wyvern
president; Beth Smiley, J Hop
Committee; Robin Glover, junior
member of Student Legislature;
Leah Marks, senior member of
S.L.; and Sue Popkin, sophomore
member of S.L.
. Other leaders are: Ina Suss-
man, Merit-Tutorial chairman;
Jo Phillips, JGP associate chair-
man; Barbara Johnson. Orien-
tation c h a ir m a n; Catherine
Roney, Special Projects chair-
man; Barbara Elliot, Scroll
president; .Sue Peterson, Senior
Society president; and Mary
Muller, Mortarboard president.
Behind them, in four lines, will
be the seniors, wearing blue bows
in their hair, and the junior wo-
men with yellow bows. Wearing
red and green bows, respectively,
to distinguish them from the up-
perclassmen will be the sopho-
mores and freshmen.
* * *
EACH WOMAN participating in
the march is asked to purchase
her own ribbon.
Committee members have em-
phasized that all women, re-
gardless if they are on the Lan-
tern Night program, are invited
to march in the procession.
The line of march will be held
unless there is a heavy rain. In
case of doubtful weather, parti-

cipating groups are asked to call
Nancy Fitch to determine if the
parade is to take place.
* *
AT THE END of the march at
Hill Auditorium, the band will lead
the assembled group in singing a
favorite college song.
The evening's main attraction,
the Lantern Night Sing, will fol-
low immediately after the line
of march.
Twelve choruses will vie in the
final contest for the first place
cup. These groups will be spon-
sored by groups who are not sing-
ing in the program.
* * *.
SINGING WILL be Delta Delta
Delta, Pi Beta Phi, Delta Zeta,
Kappa' Kappa Gamma, Alice
Lloyd, Betsy Barbour, Delta Gam-
ma, Couzens Hall, Alpha Gamma
Delta, Alpha Delta Pi, Henderson
House and Gamma Phi Beta.
The Men's Glee Club, under
the direction of Dr. Philip Duey,
will sing Dr. Dney's arrangement
of "Broadway Medley" featur-
ing thu Novelaires.
Judges for the vocal groups will
be Miss Thelma Lewis, Mr. Harold
Haugh and Mr. Maynard Klein.
WHILE THE judges are, making
their decisions as to who the win-
ner will be, Dr. Margaret Bell of
the Women's Physical Eduaction
Department will present the par-
ticipation cup and the posture cup
Juding for the posture cup
was completed during elimina-
tions Thursday night. All groups
who participated in these elim-
[WAA Notices]
Softball Tournament -- The
schedule for the week in the WAA
Softball Tournament is as follows:
Monday at 5:10 p.m.-Cheever I
vs. Jordan II*.
Tuesday at 5:10 p.m.-Kappa
Kappa Gamma I vs. Delta Delta
Delta I*; Alpha Delta Pi vs. Klein-
stueck I*; at 7 p.m.-Gamma Phi
Beta I vs. Alpha Chi Omega I*;
Palmer II vs. Stockwell I*.
Wednesday at 7 p.m.-Vaughan
II vs Mosher I*; Jordan I vs. Chi
Omega I*.
Thursday at 5:10 p.m.-winner
of Alpha Delta Pi I-Kleinstueck I
vs. winner of Gamma Phi Beta I-
Alpha Chi Omega I* Alpha Xii
Delta I vs. Couzens I*; at 7 p.m.
-winner of Kappa Kappa Gam-
ma I-Delta Delta Delta I vs. win-
ner of Palmer II-Stockwell I*.
Starred teams are responsible
for the bases and home plate, and
other teams are responsible for
equipment.

inations are eligible to win this
cup.
Miss Ruth Harris, Miss Esther
Pease and Mr. Dennis Rigan of
the PhysicalhEducation Depart-
ment were the judges for this
award.
Outstanding groups will be
recognized for participation in
WAA activities. Certificates will be
presented to the league house, sor-
ority, and dormitory having the.
highest percentage of participa-
tion. The group having the best
record will be awarded the par-
ticipation cup.
Concluding the program will be
the long-awaited awarding of the
sing cup and the announcement
of the second, third, fourth and
fifth place winners.
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