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x FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 1953




Students To Compete
In WolverunDerby'
25 Soap Box Racers To Vie for Top Awards
Given by Spring Weekend Central Committee


Campus Parties To Highlight Weekend;
Pre-Vacation Atmosphere To Prevail


U .J. A

Twenty-five soap box racers
will be "off and running" this af -
ernoon in the second "Wolverun
Derby," which will begin the new
Spring Weekend project, spoin-
sored by the Union and the Wo-
men's Athletic Association.
All racers and drivers will gath-
er at 3 p.m. at the Union for a
parade to E. Washington St, be-
hind Health Service, where the
race will be held.
* * *
ANY STUDENT may join the
procession, which will be led by
two convertibles. Members of the
Phi Gamma Delta marching band
will provide parade music.
The derby will be run off in
Theta Sigma Phi,
Honorary Group,
Initiates Women
Eight women students were in-
iated recently into Theta Sigma
Phi, national honorary fraternity
for women in journalism.
The list includes Phyllis Bett-
mann, Marilyn Campbell, June
Granstrom, Harlean Hankin, Alice
Kepler, Margaret Marria, Gene-
vieve Maxwell and Katherine
The fraternity was established
to further the interests of women
in journalism and to set up stand-
ards in the profession.
The first chapter was started
in 1909, at the University of Wash-
ington. Today the organization
consists of 52 student chapters
and 27 alumnae chapters.
The University chapter spon-
sors an annual banquet for wo-
men in the community interested
in journalism and for other stu-
dents in journalism.

heats, due to the large number
of cars entered. All racers will
be competing for trophies and
prizes offered by the central
A trophy will be awarded to
the car breaking the tape at the
finish line in the fastest time.
A starting ramp will be used to
ensure that the cars get off to a
good start.
Elmer Swanson will serve as
starter for the event.
Awards will also be given to the
best racer, which will be judged
on the basis of workmanship, or-
iginality and make of the car.
* * *
AS ONLY men are eligible to
serve as drivers for the race, wo-
men sponsors of the cars are plan-
ning on turning out to cheer them
Women in many of the spon-
soring groups are creating cos-
tumes for the drivers, with the
best-dressed driver being award-
ed a prize by the central com-
Judging the cars and their driv-
ers will be Nancy Fitch, president
of the WAA, Bill Jentes, president
of the Union, and Axel Marin, Ar-
thur Boak and Herbert Wagner
of the engine school.
Dick Pinkerton. announcer for
the race, will interview drivers, in
a pre-race session.
Members of Alpha Phi Omega,
service fraternity, will be on hand
to sell "Cokes" to thirsty spec-
In the event unfavorable weath-
er conditions cause postponement
of the race today, the derby will
be held tomorrow.
Heading the committee which
made the plans for the event are
Elizabeth Maire and Fritz Glover,
co-chairmen of special events.

With spring vacation just'
around the corner, campus groups
are planning last flings before
heading homeward.
Phi Gamma Delta men have
their pledge formal on tap for to-
night. Following a "Coronation"
theme, royalty will be in evidence,
via abstract art, throughout the
house. Dinner will be followed by
dancing to the music of Paul Mc-
Donough's orchestra.
* **
"COME as what you wish you
wish you were, not as you are"
seems to be the main clue to the
Theta Chi's "Suppressed Desires"
party. Jim Tatum's Orchestra will
provide to music for these "fig-
ments of the imagination."
Little Club will be held for the
last time from 9 p.m. to mid-
night, tonight in the Union. Don
Kenny's Orchestra will render
melodic interpretations, while
Robin Renfrew and Ed Ravens-
croft will supply intermission
Admission wil be $1 per couple,
but after 10:30 p.m. the price will
be reduced to 75 cents for late-
* *

An "Evening on the Town" is in
store for Tau Kappa Epsilon
couples. Dinner dancing will add
to the night-clubish atmosphere.
A gangplank will greet all vis-
itors to the "U.S. Alpha Chi
Omega" as she takes off for her
Spring Pledge Formal tomorrow,
Sigma members will be found
a "most outlandish" party.
Murals and sewers will trans-
form the Phi Kappa Tau House

into the "dregs" of Paris for their
"Apache" Dance.
Sigma Nu and Triangle men will
be spinning platters tomorrow
night at their informal record
dances, while Sigma Alpha Epsi-
lon members have scheduled an
open house.
Sunday, the women of Stockwell
Hall will open their doors to
friends, relatives and more friends
to their open-open house.

SHOVE OFF--Members of Delta Chi fraternity have been putting
their racer through its paces in preparation for the second "Wol-
verun Derby," which will be held this afternoon. A parade at 3
p.m. from the Union to the E. Washington St. course will start
off the event, which is part of the new Spring Weekend project.
Reserve Units Will Present
Annual Military Ball Toniciht

THE SAMMIES and their dates
~ ~ I will enter a miniature Bucking-
Even without an assist from the popular tunes of the day and ham Palace as they attend Sigma
weatherman, a bright day is for- dancers' requests. Alpha Mu's "Coronation Ball."
cast by General Chairman KithFeatures of the semi-formal will
Hough for all the students attend- Attired in white helmets, gloves be the coronation of a King and
ing the "Military Ball, which will and spats, members of the Per- Queen, music by Marty Greenwald
be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. today shing Rifles willdpresent a sabre, and magic by the "Great Reynal-
in the Union. I machine gun, and bayonet drill, !ad."Toping offthe Gevten awll
in theUnion-do."' Topping off the evening will
Shiny gold braid and insignias Along with the students, cpm- be a royal buffet served on the
of the three branches of service manding officers of three reserve King's terrace.
will glisten in the ballroom as re- units in the area, special guests at Kelsey House will hold its an-
servists discard their favorite the dance, will also watch the pre- nual semi-formal tomorrow. The
suits for formal military attire. cisiori drill routine. theme, centering around a take-
While tickets for cadets will not off on such books as "New York
COMPLEMENTING the uni- be on sale at the door, reserve of- City Confidential" and "Chicago
forms will be all the colors of the ficers may purchase tickets at the Confidential," has been titled
rainbow supplied by coeds wearing dance. "Kelsey Konfidential."
spring formals. Favors, ordered directly from a
Traditionally held each spring 4 Reno nightclub, cigarette girls,
semester, Military Ball was I'4 h fl4 Don Kenny's musical arrange-
started in 1918 when only ROTC ments and gambling will add to
and NROtC units were situated the intrigue.
on campus. SABBATH SERVICES-Regular ENTERTAINMENT will be pre-




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There is a reason, and indeed a large number of reasons.
Where else will they find:
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Convenience to campus and shopping centers
Steady and high income
Modern and comfortable lounges and cafeteria
Congenial associates
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Employment Office
323 East Washington Street

Since that time an Air Force
ROTC Division has been installed
here and it has also helped spon-
sor the dance, along with the oth-
er two units.
* * *
WHILE in the past National
Guard members and anyone on
campus have been invited to the
function, tickets this year were
sold only to members of the Army,
Air Force, or Navy ROTC students.
Although a typical military
!atmosphere will prevail at the
dance therrhythmic marching to
the "hut two, three, four" chant
will be abandoned in favor of
social dancing.
Similarly, the old "sunrise ser-
enade" by the bugle will be re-
placed by the more melodic strains
of five saxophones, three trom-
bones, a piano, bass, and drums.
* * *
bering the shower harmony ses-
sions will hear Ann Letsis vocalize
in a different manner.
Ray Fifer and his 14-piece
orchestra will be on hand to play
Be Sure To Vote
Tuesday & Wednesday

Sabbath evening services will take
place at 7:45 p.m. tonight at the
Hillel building. Following the ser-
vices, Dr. Valerie Juracsek, psy-
chiatrist, will discuss "What Makes
a Successful Marriage?"
* * *
be a very important meeting of
the Board of Representatives con-
cerning the new League Consti-
tution at 9:15 a.m. tomorrow
morning in the League.
BLUE TEAM--The Blue team
will hold a mass meeting for all
members of the publicity commit-
tee at 4:30 p.m. today in the
League. The ticket committee will
meet at 1 p.m. tomorrow in the
conference room of the League. All
women on the Blue team, are asked
to come to the League between 9
a.m. and 6 p.m. tomorrow to work
on posters.
* * *
MAIZE TEAM-The Maize team
will also be making posters from
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. tomorrow in the
League. All people on poster and
stunt committees are asked to

sented by Andy Cooly and Don
Ghareeb, two members of this
year's Union Opera, and Ed Ra-
venscroft, the current Gulantic's
Dinner and dancing will be the
chief events at the Chi Phi
Pledge Formal. Jack Gilmartin
will render musical selections.
Fiddles will be tuning up tomor-
row in preparation for Alpha Kap-
pa Psi's and Phi Alpha Kappa's
square dances.
SIGMA CHI, Phi Kappa Psi,
Beta Theta Pi and Alpha Chi
Sigma members will be found
in a musical atmosphere, while
Newberry and Taylor House will
be "unlaxing" after their perform-
ance in Skit Night.
The days of the old Romans
will again come to life at the
Delta Chi's "B.C." party. En-
tertainment will be put on by
the pledges.
Michigan House men will be
attending a "Spring Fling" tomor-
row night, while Les Knowleton
and his trio will be on the agen-
da at the Lambda Chi Alpha

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