FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 1953
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Before a receptive capacity aud-
ience of senior women "Vanity
Flair," the 1953 production of Jun-
ior Girls' Play, made its debut last
night in Lydia Mendelssohn Thea-
Before attending the Senior
Night performance of the 48th an-
nual JGP, senior coeds marched
from the General Library to the
League Ballroom where they had
the traditional senior dinner and
A skit centered around campus
activities familiar to all the wo-
men throughout their last four
years at the Universityrecalled
happy memories for the seniors
attending the dinner.
The jingle of coins resounded as
the unattached women filed out of
the ballroom dropping pennies, one
for every year of their life, into a
wishing well while pinned women
carried pins, engaged coeds car-
ried candles and married women
sucked lemons in keeping with the
Senior Night tradition.
From the ballroom, the seniors
attended JGP in a body and fre-
quently used their perogative in
demanding repetition of lines or
parts in the play and cries of
"roll em up" as the junior players
stepped on to the stage.
The theme of the junior ex-
travaganza which has been kept
secret from the rest of the cam-
pus for over ,six months was re-
vealed before the feminine aud-
"Vanity Flair" is the story of
two sisters, Joan and Chris, from
a midwestern town who go off on
a vacation-one going East to join
a summer stock theater while the
other ventures West to work on a
Joan, played by Betty Magyar,
meets the director of the summer
theater, Mary Rea, in her eastern
escapades and winds up a star in
the "show within a show."
The dancing by Joan Ellis and
the dancing choruses were receiv-
ed with shouts of "repeat" from
the audience as they presented
the "Candy Kisses" routine and a
South American number in color-
Changing to the western scene
found Chris, Sue Spurrier, involv-
ed in a series of "wild west' ad-
ventures with a cowboy, played by
In an atmosphere of a dude
ranch with tpe typical conglom-
eration of various types of char-
acters that included cowboys, In-
dians and the not so common
singing dogs, Chris whirled into
action seranaded by a unique uke
One of the numbers that brought
cheers and whistles from the sen-
ior audience last night was "Use
Your Vanity Flair Boys" as the
120 members of the cast filled the
Mendelssohn stage for the finale
udience Views JGP
Dental Students, Hillel
To Present Carnival,
New York Themes
Odon to Ball . .
A carnival theme will highlight
this year's Odonto Ball, which will
be presented from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
tomorrow in the Union Ballroom.
The annual semi-formal affair,
which is given by junior dental
students in honor of graduating
seniors, is open to dental students,
dental hygienists and faculty.
Though in previous years a den-
tal theme has been used, this year
decorations will be centered
around a carnival.
From a three-dimensional car-
nival stage in the Ballroom, Jim
Gilmartin's orchestra will provide
music for the dancers who will
view balloons and streamers hang-
ing from the ceiling and walls.
Fitting in with the mood, re-
freshments will be served from a
Entertainment, which will begin
about 10:30 p.m., will feature three
acts given by students in the den-
Pictures of couples attending
the affair will be taken as they
enter the Ballroom, and 14 door
prizes will be awarded during the
Tickets are $3 a couple and may
be obtained from the committee
at the dental school.
* * *
ON ]FHIE HIOUSE
By SHIRLEY BLOOM
A little bit of everything seems to be in store for partygoers this
A giant slide will start Saturday evening off with a bang at the
Phi Sigma Delta's annual ."Red Sox Slide." The blue jeans and
"Red Sox" of the guests will be right at home among the bales of hay
and lighted lanterns.
While roulette wheels will be whirling at Acacia's "Monte
Carlo" party, Alpha Sigma Phi will present its spring Pledge For-
The women will receive white rose corsages and silver medallions
as reminders of the evening.
Adelia Cheever women and their dates will be spinning platters,
while games and skits will provide the extra amusements.
A "Crazy House" will set the scene for. a "Crazy" party the
Chi Phi's are giving. Jim Howell and his "Krazy Kates" combo will
add the finishing touches.
"Apaches" will again be in evidence this weekend as Theta
Xi couples transplant themselves into the slums of Paris for their
"And how much am I bid for this one?" will be the stock phrase
as Sigma Phi Epsilon men auction off their dates to the highest bidder
at their "Slavery" party.
Record dances are on the agenda for Alpha Delta Phi, Phi Kappa
Psi, Sigma Nu, Beta Theta Pi and Delta Kappa Epsilon men.
Saturday, Allen Rumsey House men will be taking chances on
their "Irish Sweepstakes" blind date dance and open-open house
'Neath general fraternity decorations,' the Phi Delta Theta's
and their dates will be dancing to the music of Paul McDonough's
Orchestra at their Pledge Formal.
Winchell House men, deciding they needed a change, have invited
twenty-three women from the Michigan State Normal College to be
their Saturday night dates.
The Sailor's Hornpipe will be heard issuing from 'the Delta Sigma
Phi House tomorrow evening in honor of their annual "Sailor's Ball."
GOT YOU!-Two members of the Victor Vaughan-Delta Upsilon
safari to the African jungles have been captured by a head-hunt-
ing Amazon in their search for the "African Queen." This skit will
be one of six to be presented as part of the first Skit Night pro-
gram, which will be held at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28, in Hill
'African Safari' WiI Invade
;Auditorium for Skit Night
OPENING NIGHT AT JGP
Freshman Women Invited
Head - hunting Amazons will
share the spotlight when the "Af-
rican Safari" takes the stage at
the first Skit Night program, which
will be presented at 8:30 p.m. Sat-
urday, March 28, in Hill Audi-
Hacking their way through the
"jungle" in a search for the "Mich-
igan Queen" will be residents of
Victor Vaughan and members of
IN THEIR search four Univer-
sity students will encounter num-
erous dangers, including a band
of Amazons headed by a "native
League Open House
Freshmen women interested in
petitioning for all positions for
sophomores in the League next
year are invited to an open house
from 2 to 4 p.m. tomorrow in the
The purpose of the open house
is to help explain the jobs and ans-
wer questions about petitioning
that coeds may have before they
turn in their petitions. The dead-
line is 5 p.m. Monday when all
petitions must be in the Under-
graduate Office of the League.
* * * .
COEDS MAY meet informally
with members of the interviewing
committee at the open house.,
/week by the senior members of the Hillel and several campus fra-
present board. ternities will combine to present
p. * * their first annual spring dance,
THE NINE positions to be filled 'Manhattan Towers," from 9 to 1
are president, vice-president, sec- a.m. tomorrow in the Hillel build-
retary, treasurer, personnel chair- ing.
mann social chairman. nroiects
resemblance to the
movie, "The African
is purely accidental.)
and Kappa Alpha Theta-Theta
Xi will also be included in the
Judging the skits will be Prof.
Marvin Felheim and Prof. Ken-
neth Rowe of the English Depart-
ment and Prof. Phillip Duey of
the music school, conductor of the
Men's Glee Club.
THE SKIT NIGHT program is
sponsored by the Women's Ath-
letic Association and the Union as
part of the new Spring Weekend
project, which will replace such
events as Tennis Ball Weekend
and Winter Carnival which have
been presented by the two groups
in the past.
Reserved seats for the pro-
gram, priced at 75 cents, will be
on sale for the last time from 1
to 4 p.m. today in the lobby of
the Administration Building.
Beginning Monday, general ad-
mission tickets, also priced at 75
cents, will go on sale in booths
in Mason Hall and the League.
All proceeds from the show will
be donated to charity, with the
Union giving its share of the pro-
fits to the national Damon Run-
yon Cancer Fund.
The Alice Crocker Lloyd Re-
search Fund, a section of the Phoe-
nix Project dealing with cancer re-
search, will receive the WAA's
share of the proceeds.
DINING AT ITS
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chairman, public relations chair-
man and candy booth chairman.
Members of the Board work
together on a number of pro-
jects such as I-Hop and Tag
Day, and each separate office
has a number of duties.
The president's job is to co-
ordinate the activities and pro-
jects of Assembly Association, and
Members of this year's Sophomore dnts who represent the independ-
Cabaret central committee wille mp
also be on hand to answer ques- t women on campus.
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Decorations will center around
springtime in New York and Mar-
ty Greenwald's band will help car-
ry out the theme by featuring
such tunes as "Manhattan Sere-
nade" and "Sidewalks of New
Entertainment will be provided
by the Novelaires, who were last
year's winners of Gulantics, and
by Andy White and Irv Tobocman,
who were members of the cast of
this year's Union Opera.
Tickets are priced at $1.50 per
couple and are on sale now at the
Hillel building. They may also be
bought at the door Saturday.
Included in the price of the ad-
mission are refreshments.
Chairmen of the central com-
mittee for the dance are Mort
Friedman, representing the fra-
ternities, and Dolores Messinger,
co-chairman of Hillel's social com-
The identity of the "Michigan
Queen" will not be revealed until
the skit is given on the Hill Audi-
SANDRA GORDON, Pat Newell,
Marilyn Bush, George Hellworth
and Dick Maier will play the lead-
ing roles in the production.
In charge of scrip writing and
directing theskit are Nancie
Swanwick, Dick Buck and Jim
Five other skits, in addition to
the Victor Vaughan-Delta Upsilon
production, will be presented in
the Skit Night program.
. * *
ALSO IN competition for the
first-place trophy will be Gamma
Phi Beta-Sigma Phi Epsilon, Mar-
tha Cook-Zeta Beta Tau and
Henderson House-Delta Sigma Phi.
Helen Newberry-Taylor House
HILLEL-Regular Friday night
services will be held at 7:45 p.m.
tonight at the Hillel building. Fol-
lowing services, Dr. Ralph Rabin-
ovitch, of the children's service at
University Hospital, will discuss
"Emotional Problems of Young
* * *
Sponsored by the Westminister
Guild a cooperative evening of
fellowship, to be shared by grad-
uate and undergraduate Univer-
sity students, is on the agenda for
8 and 8:30 p.m. tonight in the
First Presbyterian Church Stu-
dent Center, on Washtenaw just
off South University.
* * * -
+ IM NIGHT-All University wo-
men have been invited to "invade"
a usually male domain, the Intra-
mural Building, from 7:30 to 10:30
tonight for the weekly co-recrea-
tional sports program. All of the
building's facilities will be open
to both men and women for the
AFRICAN UNION-The African'
Union will hold a cultural and so-
cial evening at 8 p.m. Saturday in
the Rackham Bldg. The feature at-
traction will be African dance,
plays and skits. Following the pro-
gram social dancing will'be held.
The general public is invited. A
25c admission per person will be
FROSH WEEKEND-The Blue
Team for Frosh Weekend will be
working on posters from 9 a.m. j
to 6 p.m. tomorrow in the pub-
licity room of the League. All mem-
bers of the stunts and skits com-
tions andt tenl coeds wnau ne auues
of the jobs are.
Free coffee will be served to all
attending the open house.
All central committee chairmen
for Cophomore Cabaret will be
chosen. These include general and
assistant chairman, decorations
and assistant chairman, hostess
chairman, programs chairman,
publicity chairman, posters chair-
man. stunts chairman, refresh-
ment chairman and secretary and
S* * s
THE LIST continues with spec-
ial booths and assistant chairman,
tickets and assistant chairman,
treasurer and assistant chairman,
ushering chairman and floorshow
and assistant chairman.
Costume and assistant chair-
man, dance and assistant chair-
man, make-up and assistant
chairman, music and assistant
chairman, script chairman and
stage manager and assistant
conclude the list of positions.
Other positions open are: three
posts on the interviewing and nom-
inating committee, two posts on
Women's Judiciary Council and
four dance class captains.
* * *
DEADLINE for Assembly Board
petitions is 5 p.m. Monday in the
Undergraduate Office of the
All independent coeds are eli-
gible to petition, including fresh-
men who will be sophomores
Interviews will be held next
THE VICE-PRESIDENT meets'
with the League House presidents
to hear views of coeds living in
Duties of the secretary are to
take minutes, be in charge of all
correspondence for Assembly
and to keep the scrapbook while
the treasurer handles the bud-
get and directs expenditures.
The social chairman holds meet-
ings with the dormitory social
chairmen and has various other
social activities during the year.
She also heads the Big Sister com-
mittee which welcomes freshmen
and transfer students into the
dorms each semester.
The personnel chairman holds
SATURDAY, MARCH 21, FROM 9-1
meetings with the activity chair-
men of the dormitories who takeI
back news of League activities, and
the project chairman is in charge
of the I-Hop committee and Tag
All publicity.pertaining to As-
sembly is handled by the public
relations chairman while the can-
dy booth chairman is in charge of
dormitory stores, the profit from
which goes to a charitable cause.
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