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Y, FEBRUARY 15, 1953



aul Bunyan To Appear on Campus
* * * -

U$ Foresters
To Present
Annual Dance
Paul Bunyan will make his an-
nual appearance in Ann Arbor
Saturday, Feb. 28 for the all-cam-
pus dance to be given in his honor
from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. in Water-
man-Barbour Gymnasiums.
The dance is sponsored by the
Forestry Club, and will feature the
"Inland Empire" in the Land of
the Big Trees where Paul Bunyan
had his legendary existence.
THE GYMNASIUM will be dec-
orated with 240 red pines cut by
the Forresters at Saginaw Forest,
University-owned property near
Ann Arbor.
Also decorating the gymna-
slum will be many exhibits of
forestry equipment and litera-
ture explaining how it is used
from the Michigan Conservation
Department and the United
States Forestry Service, and
Starting a week before the
dance, foresters will again honor
"Plaid Shirt Week," the tradi-
tional costume of the woodsman.
Jeans and plaid shirts will be the
official garb to be worn to the
dance by both men and women.
CLYDE MITCHELL and his or-
chestra will provide music for the
annual affair.
The first dance was held sev-
eral years ago when foresters
decided they would present a
different dance than anything
held on campus before. They
rented an old barn and went
clad in blue jeans and plaid
The idea developed into an an-
nual event, held in honor of the
greatest woodsman of them all,
Paul Bunyan, Stories of the gi-
gantic woodsmai are told and re-
told by lumbermen who have ad-
mired him as their hero.
He is supposed to have grown
unnumbered inches every day un-
til he reached his full height of 43
axe handles. He also gained 349
pounds per day as he grew to
All junior coeds interested in
ushering for the Junior Girls'
Play March 19, 20 and 21 are
requested to sign up on the list
in the Undergraduate office in
the League before Friday. Co-
eds may usher one night, two
nights or for 4. performances.

Pharmacy College Students
Schedule All-Campus Event
Old Apothecary Shop Will Set Scene at Ball;
Paul McDonough's Band To Provide Music

WAA, Union To Feature Derby
During Spring Weekend Events

All visitors to the "Drachm and
Scruple" Ball to be held from 9
p.m. to 1 a.m., Friday, February
20, in the Vandenberg and Hussey
Rooms of the League will enter
an old apothecary shop.
This dance, the first all-campus
social affair to be given by the
College of Pharmacy, is sponsored
by the professional pharmacy fra-
ternity, Phi Delta Chi and the
pharmacy sorority, Lambda Kap-
pa Sigma.
THE INFORMAL dance will
take place inside a mythical apo-
thecary shop. Walls will be cov-
ered with comical prescriptions,
scripts, caricatures of the faculty,
and silhouettes of drams and scru-
ples; all of which will be high-
lighted by special lighting effects.
Paul McDonough's band will
be found handing out prescrip-
tions of music to all dancers.
McDonough features a variety
of popular hits, standard dance
songs, waltzes, dixie and Latin-
American songs.
Memoirs of the evening will in-
clude a miniature brass mortar
and pestle, the symbol of the phar-
macist, as well as sample boxes
of candy.
* * *
TICKETS will be available for
$1.50 next week at the office of
the College of Pharmacy, the dia-
gonal or from certain pharmacy
students. Tickets may also be pur-
chased at the door by latecomers.
The purpose of the dance is
to provide a social function for
the entire campus sponsored by
the College of Pharmacy.
Committees include Pat Pauling

and Dick Allen, co - chairmen
Mona Roesner, tickets; Marilyn
Jakus, decorations; Phyllis Moore,
patrons; Henry Pryzbeck, enter-
tainment; Bruce Gillespie, co-or-
dinator; Don Alexander, favors;
and Fred Swart, publicity.

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ANXIOUS EXPLORERS-Three University professors were dis-
patched yesterday on short notice to the Land of the Big Trees
to examine large forest areas in total destruction. A report from
them today says that they resemble gigantic footprints and seem
to be heading east. Anxious foresters are hoping the trail will
reach Ann Arbor in time for the Paul Bunyan dance.
Dance Classes To Be Held

MCF-Dr. Gordon J. Van Wy-
len of the College of Engineering
will speak at the meeting of Mich-
igan Christian Fellowship, to be
held at 4 p.m. today in the Fire-
side Room of Lane Hall. Refresh-
ments will be served following the
* * *
Kappa Psi, professional business
men's fraternity, invites all pre-
Business Administration and pres-
ent Bus. Admin. students to a
rushing smoker at 7:30 p.m. today
at the chapter house, 1325 Wash-
tenaw Avenue.
teen sororities on campus will par-
ticipate in an exchange dinner
program at 6 p.m. tomorrow. The
purpose of the dinners is to get
acquainted with other houses so
that they can work better as a
group in the Panhellenic Associa-
One-sixth of each house will re-
main at home while the rest will
attend dinners at other houses.
Present plans call for similar din-
ners every month.

Soap box racers will take the
spotlight on Saturday afternoon,
March 28, when the second "Wol-
verun Derby" is held.
The derby will be part of Spring
Weekend, co-sponsored by the,
Women's Athletic Association and
the Union, which will be held Fri-
day and Saturday, March 27
and 28.
* * *
ENTRY BLANKS will be avail-
able from 3 to 5 p.m. tomorrow
in Rm. 3D of the Union.
Any scholastically eligible
male student, individually or
sponsored by housing groups or
any campus organizations, may
enter the race.
The derby will be held on E.
Washington St., behind Health
* * *
PRIZES and trophies will be
awarded the cars reaching the
finish line in the fastest time.
Awards will also be given for
the best looking racer, which
will be judged on the make of
the car, points, of workmanship,
originality and attractiveness of
Although he may not gain any
recognition on the nation's list of
the 10 best-dressed men, the best-
dressed driver competing in the
race will be awarded a prize by
the central committee.
* * *
THERE WILL BE a $2 entrance
fee for each car, and any group
may enter as many cars as it
Specifications for the racers
include that the wheels be 12
inches in diameter. The wheel
tread must not be less than 30

or more than 40 inches in length,
while the wheel base must be at
least 40 inches.
The maximum length of the
cars is not to exceed 108 inches,
and the maximum width has been
set at 48 inches.
* ** *
EACH RACER must clear the
road by at least 3 inches and
should be not over 45 inches in
No car should weigh over 200
pounds and when loaded must
not exceed 375 pounds.
Fritz Glover and Elizabeth
Maire, co-chairmen of the special-
events committee will answer any,
further questions which contest-
ants may have.


Have You Heard?
Good news for those of you who have
been searching for a good position.
We know that these are the qualities for which you
are looking in a position:

A member of the Spring Week-
end central committee will also be
on hand each afternoon ffom $
to 5 p.m. in Rm. 3D of the Union
to give advice.
In addition to the derby, the
new Spring Weekend project will
include Skit Night.
A Hillel Supper Club will be
held from 6 to 7 p.m. tonight
at the Hillel Building, 1429
Hill St. .Corned beef sand-
wiches, cole slaw, potato chips
and cokes will be served. Ad-
mission is 50 cents for members
and 65 cents for non-members.

Good Wages
Secure Future

Pleasant Surroundings
Opportunity for Advancement


n League for Men, Coeds

Tickets for the League's singles
and couples dance classes will go
on sale Monday and Tuesday, Feb.
23 and 24 at the League.
The League offers dance classes
three nights- a week. Beginning
classes are planned for Tuesday
and Wednesday nights. The sin-
gles class for coeds and men at-
tending separately is almost filled
to capacity. This class is free to
women and costs $4 for men.
A doubles class offered to couples
will follow the singles classes. On
Thursday evening an advancedd
doubles class will be held. Par-
ticipation in a previous beginning
dance class is required.
These classes offer instructions
in the tango, rumba, samba, fox-
trot, waltz and charleston by John-
ny Urbanic and a number of as-
sistants from the advanced class.
Urbanic is a former Arthur Mur-
ray dance instructor. He also
taught the classes last year. Under
his leadership, a group from the
dance classes prepared a dance

exhibition and presented it at the
Gulantics variety show.
The price of tickets is $4 for
eight lessons. Any profit made
will go to the League.
A mass meeting will be held
Wednesday, Feb. 25, for coeds to
sign up as hostesses for the sin-
gles classes. Coeds who are hostes-
ses are admitted without charge.
Besides meeting many people,
women who signed up as hostesses
will have an opportunity to "brush
up" on their own dance steps.
The classes, organized in the
same way as last semester, will
begin March 3, 4 and 5.
The dance class committee is
under the chairmanship of Janet
Gast who is assisted by Joyce
Warney, finance chairman and
captains from the sophomore, jun-
ior and senior classes.

Fountain Pens
School Supplies
Tape &t Wire



Michigan Bell has openings in February which offer
these and many other advantages. Visit our Em-
ployment Office or call 9984 for more information.
Michigan Bell Telephone Co.
323 E. Washington St.

arriving daily




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Many University Professors and employees plan their
homes in this desirable location.
Large 65 foot lots, ten minutes fromthe campus,
with Ann Arbor city water, sewer and facilities.
Priced at $1200, plus assessments, up. See these
lots at Huron River Hill Subdivision, located Pontiac
at Wagner and Brookside. Call 2-0219 for further
information or appointment.


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