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THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 1953

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

PAE nE S

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Sue Riggs To Become
t.-
President ofLeague
Board of Representatives To Announce Names
Of Other Elected Officers at Installation Night

Coeds To

Vie BIG SPLASH!

Sue Riggs will reign as Presi-
dent of the Women's League next
year, following elections held by
the Board of Representatives yes-'
terday.'
As president, she will stress the
importance of full use of the Lea-
gue's facilities, she said in her
platform. If the new constitution
is passed, next year will be a I
"crucial year" in the League, she,
added.
* * *
SHE ALSO stated that she
would like to see the League enter!
into comunity interests, as well as,
campus activities, and hopes that!
the organization can back such
community projects as the Red
Cross.
Miss Riggs was assistant gen-
eral chairman of Frosh Week-
end on the Maize team, in her
freshman year, sophomore mem-
ber of the Interviewing and
Nominating Committee, a n d
member of Women's Judiciary
and Joint Judiciary Councils.
She has been a rushing counsel-
or and also on the administrative
wing of the Student Legislature.
S * * *
THE OFFICE of president,
along with five other major Lea-
gue positions, were determined by
the Board at its meeting.
Results of the other officers
will not be made known until
Installation Night which has
been re-scheduled for April 20.
Those running for the office of

vice-president are Virginia Spur-
rier and Ann Plumton; secretary,
Nancy Rein and Betty Magyar;
and treasurer, Margaret Carter
and Iris Pumroy.
CANDIDATES FOR the office
of chairman of the Interviewing
and Nominating Committee are
Sue Shafter and Judy Johnson;

For Annual
Softball Title
Tournament To Begin
After Spring Vacation;
Rule Changes To Start
Shouts of "strike one" will be
heard on Palmer Field immedi-
ately after spring vacation when
play begins on Wednesday, April
15, in the annual women's intra-
mural softball tournament.
During the first week of sche-
duled play, games will be held at
5:10 p.m. only. In the second
week of the tournament and for
the remainder of the contests,
games will be played both at 5:10
and 7 p.m.
* * *
IF A TEAM fails to show up by
5:15 or 7:05 p.m., they will auto-
matically default.
Several rule changes which
have been made will apply in
this tournament, which is spon-
sored by the Women's Athletic
Association.
A team will consist of ten to 12
players, a scorer and a base um-
pire. Each team must have a
minimum of eight players on the
field for an official game instead
of seven as was formerly required.
* * *

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By ROZ SHLIMOVITZ
Construction on the new million
dollar women's swimming pool has
progressed way beyond expecta-
tions due to the unusually mild
winter, Dr. Margaret Bell an-
nounced recently.
With such rapid progress Dr.
Bell, chairman of the Women's
Physical Education Department,
predicts ahat after 25 years of
planning, the pool will be in full,
use next February.
AT THE PRESENT time, one-
fourth of the hardest work has
been completed according to Mack
Habscher, engineer. He expects the
structure to be finished in the fall.
Currently 17 carpenters, 20 la-
borers, five bricklayers, electri-
cians and plumbers are working
on the first floor columns, pour-

ing cement for the pool and lay- equal with the first floor while the
ing bricks on the two-and-a- lower part of water is below the
half story building. ground floor.

Located on N. University and
Forest near the present Women's
Athletic Building, the walls of the
pool building are only temporary,
as in the future the building will
be part of a new women's athletic
plant.
* * *
CONFORMING strictly to di-
mensions, the pool will be 75 feet 1
inch long and 44 feet wide. Con-
taining six lanes, the pool is wider
than average according to Dr. Bell.
At the deepest end there will
be one meter and three meter
diving boards above 12 feet 6
inches of water.
The pool is beng constructed in
such a way that the water level is

* *
FURNISHED with the most up-
to-date equipment, the pool will
feature an aqadio for underwater
music and will be wired for tele-
vision.
Spotlights from the ceiling and
sixteen lights of 1,000 watts
each, situated underwater, will
illuminate the swimming area.
The modern pool, financed by
funds furnished by the Board In
Control of Intercollegiate Athlet-
ics, will also be equipped with por-
table benches, a grandstand, and
a glass viewing window for the
convenience of spectators.
Because of a guest locker room,
co-recreational swimming will be
possible in the building.

Taking advantage of a tropical
vacation plus college credits, over
20 University students are plan-
ning to invade the Hawaiian Is-
lands to attend summer school at
the University of Hawaii this year.
Lured by the appeal of a tropi-
cal setting of sun, sand and surf,
.these "U" students will enroll on
June 24 for a six week summer ses-
sion.
The University of Hawaii has
five colleges: Teacher's, Arts and
Sciences, Applied Sciences, Agri-
culture, and Business Admin-
istration. It is on the accredit-
ed list of the U.S. Office of Ed-
cation and the curriculum is
similar to that of universities on
the mainland.
Each summer many world re-
nowned professors from the Orient,

Middle East, Europe, and all sec-
tions of the United States come to
the Islands to teach their special-
ties during the summer session.
The University of Hawaii is rec-
ognized as one of the leading uni-
versities in the world for its trop-
ical agriculture study program and
its courses in philosophy, histpry,
economics, art and literature of
the Orient and Pacific.
Besides the opportunities to
develop the mind, a summer
session At the Hawaiian univers-
ity offers students, in their after
class hours, the chance to de-
velop their bodies.
For further information con-
cerning the summer session at the
University of Hawaii call Mrs.
Mae Ufer at 3-1813 or Mrs. Marie
Netting at 2-2443.

Work on Women's Pool Progresses

Campus Students To Attend
Summer School in Hawaii

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MORTAR BOARD - Petitions
for a $100 scholarship being of-
fered by Mortar Board will be due
at 5 p.m. tomorrow in the Under-
graduate Office of the League. Co-
eds are reminded to sign up for
an interview when they hand in
their petitions.
* s
HILLEL-Petitions for positions
on the Hillel Student Council may
be picked up today and tomorrow
at the Hillel building. They will
be due Wednesday, April 15.
* * *
INTERNATIONAL CENTER-
All foreign students and American
friends are invited to attend a tea
to be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. to-
day in the International Center.
MICHIFISH - All Michifish
members will meet at 8:30 p.m. to-
day at the Union Pool for land
drill, followed by a practice ses-
sion. Manager Donna Hoffman has
anounced that members who have
ordered swimming suits may pick
them up at this meeting.
* * *
RIDING CLUB- The co-recre-
tional Riding Club will hold its re-
organizational meeting at 7:30
p.m. today in Barbour Gym. Any
men or women interested in join-
ing are invited to attend.
* * *
MODERN DANCE-The Modern
Dance Club will meet for practice
from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. today in
the Barbour Gym Dance Studio.,
Members will hold a practice ses-
sion for the dance concert ati East
Lansing.
3I

SUE RIGGS
* * *
and chairman of Joint Judiciary
is Lee Fiber, who ran unopposed.
Following the elections, Phyl-
lis Kaufman, this year's presi-
dent of the League, announced
that the revised League Con-
stitution, would be voted on soon
by the members of the Board.
One proposed change is to co-
ordinate women's activities and
carry out projects of the League
through a central representative
body known as the Women's Sen-
ate.
* * *
AS EACH member of the Wo-
men's Senate wouldrautomatically
become. a member of an an As-
sembly Council or Panhellenic
Council, information could be re-
layed more swiftly than at pre-
sent.
She said that other League
associate organizations will re-
vise their cohstitutions later to
conform to the qualifications
set by the League constitution.
As a result, the members de-
cided to hold an extra meeting
Saturday morning, April 18. At
this time the revised version of
the Constitution will be discussed
and, if possible, a vote will be
taken. All members are urged to
attend.
At the next regular meeting of
the Board, representatives will
vote on members of the Inter-
viewing and Nominating Commit-
tee, chairman of Women's Judi-
ciary, and members of Women's
Judiciary Council, as well as presi-
dent and vice-president of Assem-
bly Association,
In past years the new president
of the League has been announced
at Installation Night, but this
year, because Miss Riggs will at-
tend a national convention in
California along with Phyllis
Kaufman, outgoing president, and
Miss Ethel McCormick, social di-
rector of the League, the an-
nouncement was made earlier.

The official plate umpire will
cover third base and home plate.
She will have the power to over-
rule any decisions made by the
base umpires.
If a house has more than one
team, the same woman may serve
as the base umpire for all teams.
She may also participate as a
player for one team and as a base
umpire for another.
* * *
EACH TEAM will be allowed
two concellations before being
dropped from the tournament. All
cancellations must be made by
calling tournament manager Pat
Texter, 2-3159, by 1 p.m. Monday
of the week the game is scheduled.
League houses will have until
48 hours before games to can-
cel them, the only valid excuses
for cancellation being classes,
house functions and illness of
team members.
This year for the first time, the
tournament will be run in both
"A" and "B" rounds, so that all
teams losing their first games will
be put in the "B" bracket.
The manager of each team
should check out softball equip-
ment at the desk at WAB. This
equipment consists of three bases,
balls, bats and gloves. One mana- '
ger of the teams playing is res- O
ponsible for the bases and the c0
other for the rest of the supplies.
No post cards will be sent to CN
team captains to remind them of,
games this year, Miss Texter has
stressed.
The Daily will print the first CL
week's schedule on Tuesday, April <
14, and in following weeks the
schedule will be printed in the LA
Saturday or Sunday papers. F--
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Read Danilv Clagvifietc

THERE WILL be two base
pires on the field this year,
one woman covering base
calling the decisions and the
er covering second base.

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