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kY, FEBRUARY 12, 193

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

PAOR

__________________-________________--_______________ PAG,

WAA Plans,
All-Campus
Tournaments
Bowling; Badminton
To Feature Contests
Open to Coed Groups
Bowling ...
Entry blanks for the all-cam-
pus women's bowling tournament
are now available from house ath-
letic managers and must be turn-
ed in on Monday at Barbour Gym-
nasium.
Each team will consist of six
players, with four bowling at one
time. These teams may be organ-
ized in house groups, or any wo-
men interested in forming a team
may do so.
Those who are not members of
a team but who wish to take part
in the tournament may also turn
in their names. Tournament man-
ager Phyllis Peterson will arrange
teams for these women.
Teams competing will bowl six
games, one each week. The team
with the greatest number of total
pins at the conclusion of the tour-
nament will be declared the win-
ner.
The entry fee for the entire
tournament will be $5 to cover
pinsetter's wages.
* * *.
Badminton...
Women interested in participat-
ing in the all-campus women's
badminton tournament must sign
up with their house athletic man-
agers before noon on Tuesday.
Lists of those taking part must
be turned in at that time at Bar-
bour Gymnasium by the mana-
gers.
Coeds who do not live in a dor-
mitory, sorority or league house
may enter the tournament by
signing up before noon on Tues-
day at Office 2, Barbour Gym.
The tournament will begin at
1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at Wa-
terman and Barbour Gyms. A time
schedule for the first round will
be drawn up alphabetically and
will appear in The Daily.
Due to the large number of par-
ticipants expected, a player will
forfeit her right to take part in
the tournament if she fails to ap-
pear 15 minutes after she is sche-
duled to play. No excuses will be
accepted.
To win a match, contestants
must win two out of three of the
singles games played.
Rackets will be furnished free
of charge, but each player must
provide her own birds.
Women interested in practicing
are invited to join the Badminton
Club, Which sponsors the tourna-
ment. Meetings of the club are
held weekly at 7:15 p.m. Wednes-
days in Barbour Gym.

U.S. Students Offered
Study at 'U' of Hawaii

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-Daily-Betsy Smith
MUSIC HEAVEN-Sally Stahl; Enid Stenn, chairman of the spe-
cial booths committee; and Sue Stewart, decorations chairman,
prepare one of the decorations for "Music Heaven," the 1953 So-
phomore Cabaret. The carnival-like event will take place from
8 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday on the second floor of
the League. Tickets are on sale this week in the League and
Mason Hall. Admission is 90 cents per person.
SONGS ON PARADE:
Women's Glee Club Ends
State-Wide Concert Tour
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By BEA JOHNSON
"All thisBand credits too" is
what a summer session at the
University of Hawaii offers to
University students who wish to
get away from Michigan's un-
predictable weather.
Sun, sand and surf comprise the
collegiate atmosphere for the is-
land campus advertised' as the
"aradise of the acific."
* * *
LURED BY the appeal of a tro-
pical vacation plus college credits,
many students from the States
went to Hawaii for summer school
at the University there last year.
These men and women car-
ried as little as two and as many
as eight hours of credit session.
During, their off-campus hours
they received an informal edu-
cation in island customs, scen-
ery and economy.
Three years ago J. D. Howard
arranged a summer tour of the is-
lands for college students and the
idea of studying in the tropical
setting has become so popular
thathe brings large groupsof
students to Honolulu every sum-
mer.
THE UNIVERSITY of Hawaii
has five collegeg: Teacher's, Arts
and Sciences, Applied Sciences,
Agriculture and Business Admin-
istration.
It is on the accredited list of
the U.S. Office of Education
and the curriculum is similar
to that of universities in the
States.
Each summer many world re-
nowned professors from the Ori-
ent, Middle East, Europe, and all
sections of the United States come
to the islands to teach their spe-
cialties during the summer ses-
sion.
* * *
THE UNIVERSITY of Hawaii
is recognized as one of the leading
universities in the world because
of its tropical agriculture study
program and its courses in the
philosophy, history, economics, art
and literature of the Orient and
Pacific.
Other special courses are
available such as Volcanology,
Race Relations, Flower and Tree
Identification, Acting, Radio,
Speech and several activity
courses including Hula Dancing,
Swimming and Weaving.
To enter this "Paradise" uni-
versity a transcript of the stu-
dent's record from a mainland col-
lege or university is required.
ENROLLMENT IN the 1953
summer session will be held on
June 24, with classes starting the
day following. School ends six
weeks later on August 4.
A fee of $8 per credit hour is
the total cost of enrollment for

both local and visiting students.
No out-of-state fee is charged.
The University of Hawaii is lo-
cated at the mouth of Monoa Val-
ley in Honolulu on the Island of
Oahu. It is three miles from the
business center of Honolulu and
two miles from the famous Wai-
kiki Beach.
MEN AS WELL as women at-
tend the tropical summer school.
Last year several University stu-
dents invaded the islands to enter
the summer session there.
Audrey McIntyre, '54, one of
the students who studied in Ha-
waii will give a demonstration
of the Hula in the forthcoming
annual Gulantics. Miss McIn-
tyre learned the unique dance
during one of her summer cours-
es.
This year several 'U' students
have also made plans to attend
the summer school at the Univer-
sity of Hawaii.
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.
League Schedules
Bridge Lessons
A series of bridge lessons for be-
ginners and advanced players will
begin Tuesday, Feb. 17, at the
League.
The lessons, which will be held
over a period of ten weeks, are
open to students, faculty members
and Ann Arbor residents.
Those interested may obtain
tickets in the League Undergrad-
uate Office this week, or may buy
them at the door the first night of
classes. Admission to the series is
$3.50.
Beginners will meet from 7 to
8:30 p.m. to learn the fundamen-
tals of the game. Intermediateand
advanced players will learn ad-
vanced techniques from 8:30 to 10
p.m. weekly.

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SCROLL-There will be a meet-
ing of the members of Scroll at
5:30 p.m. today in the conference
room of the League.
* * *
MICHIFISH-Members of Mi-
chifish will meet at 9 p.m. today
at the Union Pool. A regular prac-
tice will be held.
* * *
INTERNATIONAL TEA- The
International Club once again ex-
tends an invitation to all students
and faculty members to attend its
weekly tea from 4:30 to 6 p.m. to-
day in the International Center.
* * *
VALENTINE PARTY - The
Newman Club will hold a Valen-
tine party from 8 p.m. to midnight
Saturday in the St. Mary's Chapel
clubrooms. There -will be a charge
- of 25 cents for non-members. Ev-
eryone is welcome.
* *«*
ASSEMBLY BALL-Coeds in-
terested in working on committees
for Assembly Ball, annual inde-
pendent women's formal, should
sign up on a list in the League
Undergraduate Office tomorrow.
Students are needed for the pub-
licity, programs, tickets and de-
corations committees.

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Marion Charles, president of the
University of Michigan Women's
Glee Club, which just completed
a three day tour during the mid-
semester vacation, reported that
"the trip to Adrian, Owosso and
Sturgis was wonderful."
She went on to say that the
group will be looking forward to
the spring tour which will include
a concert at Rackham Hall in De-
troit in connection with the Men's
Glee Club.
THE TOUR which took/ place
between semesters, included four
performances, two of which were
given in Adrian.
Leaving Ann Arbor on Sat-
urday, Jan. 27, the group travel-
ed by bus to Adrian, where they
sang that evening in the First
Baptist Church. Afterwards an
informal gathering was held
with the Masonic Lodge provid-
ing coffee and donuts.
The next morning the club sang
the 6omplete morning service in
the Episcopal Church and then
finished out the afternoon by hav-
ing dinner with the congregation
and choir.
s .
THAT EVENING the Episcopal
Church in Owosso sponsored the
group for a performance in the
high school.
The final stop on the tour was
the First Presbyterian Church
in Sturgis on Monday afternoon.
Because of transportation lim-
itations, only three quarters of the
group's 75 members participated
in the tour. All of the coeds stay-
ed in private homes and frequent-
ly were guests of Michigan alumni.
* * *
A VARIEJ program was pre-
sented including selections from
the clasical works of Pretorious
to several by Gershwin and Elgar.
The concert featured Leslie
Bennett, a tenor from the school
of music, and Edward Banghart,
a specialist in folk songs, who
gave a running commentary to
explain the stories behind the
songs.
The Vaughan Shadows, a trio
deriving their name from the fact
that one of the coeds is a sister
of a member of the now non-
existent Vaughan House trio of
previous years, were featured se-
parately doing several noveltyj
songs.
* * *
THE PROGRAM concluded
when Mr. Maynard Kline, the di-
rector, turned the baton over to
the student conductor, Jan Leis-
enring, who led the group in tra-
ditional Michigan songs.

The Women's Glee Club which
was first organized in 1885, has
developed from a formal con-
cert group to the informal group
it is at the present time.
Existing as a separate organiza-
tion complete in itself, the club
has many activities including an-
nual Christmas and Spring con-
certs, radio programs, a tour
through the state and an annual
Spring banquet.
* * *
THIS YEAR for the first time
the club has combined with Arts
Chorale to form a larger mixed
singing group under the direction
of Maynard Kline.
Separate and joint rehearsals
and programs are sponsored by
the two groups.
Arts Chorale rehearses at 7 p.m.
on Thursday evenings at Lane
Hall while the Women's Glee Club
practices at 4 p.m. on Tuesdays in
Auditorium D of Angell Hall.
All men and women who are in-
terested in participating in these
musical activities are invited to
attend the rehearsals which will
be held at the regular times this
week.

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(PAID ADVERTISEMENT)
Shall we, or shall we not, form
an Organization to he known as
THE MONITOR CLUB?
The sole purpose of THE MONITOR CLUB would be the
recovery and preservation of the Monitor-the most famous war-
ship of the 19th Century. It would be dedicated to the belief
that it should be raised, restored as nearly as possible to its original
condition and made available for inspection by the patriotic Ameri-
cans of our day.
Let's briefly survey the facts as found in our History books
and you will readily see why historians and military men the world
over agree that THIS was the craft which finally spelled ".finis"
to the wooden battleship.
In March, 1862 an important unit of the Federal Navy was
stationed at Hampton Roads, Va. The Confederate iron-chd
Merrimac had already destroyed several of them and on March 8th
had rammed and sunk the Cumberland and set fire to the Congress.
The next day it planned to finish off the remaining units in the
Union Navy. But the next morning tthe Monitor-which was
derisively called a "cheese-box mounted on a raft-steamed into
Hampton Roads and the most decisive Naval engagement of the
Civil War took place. For nearly four hours the duel continued.
The Merrimac mounted ten heavy guns while the Monitor had
only two. But the peculiar construction and greater maneuver-
ability of the Monitor prevailed. Its flat, iron-plated deck was
only two or three feet above the water and its small revolving
turret containing two eleven-inch guns presented a small target.
The Monitor could use both guns while the Merrimac could use
only half of hers and that reduced the enemy gun superiority
100%. The Merrimac was badly damaged and, admitting defeat,
steamed away to Norfolk.
In December of the same year the Monitor, while enroute to a
port in South Carolina, was overtaken by an unusually severe
storm and sent to the bottom. It was believed to be carrying im-
portant papers and it is also thought that most of the crew went
down with it.t
Not long ago the Press reported that the Navy Dept. had
located it a few miles off the coast of North Carolina in water of
medium depth. The report also stated that a group of students at
some University were very indignant because the Navy Dept.
made no mention of any desire to raise it.
This, in a nutshell, is the story of the Monitor's importance
in American history.
Which brings us back to the action proposed at the top of
this announcement.
If the objective proposed is to be realized it must be done
through collective action and the purpose of this article is to
ascertain just how much of that "collective action" may now be

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