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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1952

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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New Vocal Discovery To Sing at SL Dance

Former Area Band Leader
To Play with Dorsey Band
_______ _________________________

# * * A

Traveling with Tommy Dorsey
and his orchestra when they come
to town for-"Autumn Nocturne," to
be presented from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Saturday in the Intramural Build-
ing, will be several soloists.
Marietta Knox, Dorsey's lat-
est discovery from the state of
Texas, is scheduled to do the vo-
cals for the band. Mary Hudson
will share the spotlight with her
in this department.
* * *
SAM DONAHUE, who used to
own a band In this area will do
the tenor saxophone solos. Dona-
hue used -to bring his band out
this way to play for campus
dances.
During his fifteen years as a
bandleader, Dorsey has turned
out a number of bandleaders and
Vocalists.
The name best remembered for
the Dorsey start for stardom is
Frank Sinatra. His two most pop-

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MICHIFISH TRYOUTS-Addi-
tional tryouts for Michifish, wom-
en's swimming club, will be held
at 9 p.m. today in the Union Pool.
All experienced swimmers are in-
vited to try for club membership.
* * *
PETITIONING - Any women
students who have questions about
petitioning or- interviewing are
asked to drop their names and
questions in Nancy Baehre's box
at~the Undergraduate Office of the
League.
* * *
LEAGUE COUNCIL - The
League council will .meet at 4:30
pm. today in the League. Mem-
bers are requested. to attend.
* * *
HILLEL COFFEE HOUR- The
weekly Hillel coffee will be held
rom 3to 5 p.m. Thursday in the
Hilel building. Group singing will
befeatured.
PHY SICAL EDUCATION
WORKSHOP-Three members of
the Women's Physical Education
Departmelt, -Dr. Laurie Campbell,
Miss Fritze Gareis and Miss Bet-
ty'Ludwig will represent the Uni-
versity at a workshop sponsored
by the Michigan Physical Educa-
tion Association on Nov. 29, 30,
and 31 at St. Mary's Lake.

ular records with the band were
"I'll Never Smile Again" and
"There Are Such Things.
* * *
OTHER GRADUATES of the
band are Jo Stafford, Connie
Haines, Dick Haymes and the Pied
Pipers.
The list of bandsmen who
were once affiliated with his ag-
gregation includes the late Glen
Miller, the late Bunny Berigan,
Bob Crosby, Ray McKinley and
Gene Krupa.
Tommy Dorsey was born in
Mahonoy Plain, Pennsylvania on
November 19, 1905. His ABC's in-
terested him far less than his Do
Re Mi's. But his father, Who owned
a brass band, made sure he was
educated in reading and writing
as well as in music.
S* *
TOMMY ATTENDED school in
nearby Shenandoah, where he
played both baseball and football
whenever he found time. But his
big interest was still music.
Tommy and his brother Jim-
my learned to play every instru-
ment in a brass band, and they
both became utility men for their
father.
Tommy forsook music and school
simultaneously to become a deliv-
ery boy for a meat market. Jim-
my was working in a coal mine.
The prospects looked bright for
neither of them so they came up
with the idea to pool their milsical
resources-for a profit.
* * *
THEY FORMED the Dorsey
Brothers Novelty Band, and played
for dances in the neighborhood. A
few years later they were appear-
ing as the "Scranton Sirens." In
the next ten years they worked for
Whiteman, Vallee and Kostelanetz.
Later they broke up and each
started his own band.
The Varsity Committee of
the Student Legislature will
bring Tommy Dorsey and his
band here for the former Home-
coming Dance, which was post-
poned in order to get the band
students picked as their favorite
in a poll at registration.
Tickets for the informal dance
are on sale on the Diagonal, Ad-
ministration Building and Angell
Hall for the price of $3.60 per
couple. This week the house man-
agers in fraternities and men's
dormitories will have tickets for
sale.

Bridge Night,
Card Classes
To BeHeld
Beginners, Avid Fans
Invited To Participate
In Weekly Competition
Bridge Lessons .. .
Another in the series of weekly
bridge lessons will be held tonight
in the League.
The beginners will meet from 7
to 8:30 p.m. to learn the funda-
mentals of the game, and the in-
termediate and advanced players
will meet immediately after them
from 8:30 to 10 p.m.
In these classes, students learn
while they play and receive mim-
eographed detailed instruction
sheets to study between lessons.
The price is $3.50 for the ten
lessons which will be taught by
Ed Simmons who has given the
course for the past three years.
Classes are open to students, fac-
ulty members and interested Ann
Arbor residents.
* 4. *
Bridge Night . .
Both beginners and real bridge
fans will be welcome at the second
of the weekly Bridge Nights from
8 to 10 p.m. tomorrow in tfe Un-
ion Ballroom.
These Bridge Nights are co-
sponsored by the League and Un-
ion and take the place of the Un-
ion Bridge tournament held in pre-
vious years.
Under a new system, devised so
that both poor and excellent play-
ers may enjoy themselves, the
players are divided into two
groups. -
Those people who are mainly
interested in meeting new people
and playing socially will be in the
first group.
The real bridge fans will be in
the second group, a duplicate
bridge group.
Prizes are given at each session
and will be given throughout the
semester.
The steering committee picks
out several arbitrary bids, and
whoever is the first to make one
of the bids wins a prize.

PETTICOAT POLITICS:

Organizational Meeting To Be Announced
For Campus League of Women Voters

An erganizational meeting to
plan the year's activities of the
Campus League of Women Voters
will be announced within the next
two weeks.
Any woman student, regardless
of age, who is interested in be-
coming a member of the Campus
League is urged to attend.
* * *
THE CAMPUS LEAGUE gives
women students, whether or not
they are 21, a chance to express
their interest in government in a
very constructive way. It fulfills
a need on campus for a political
organization that is strictly non-
partisan in outlook, and gives an
opportunity to gain experience in
citizen participation.
The group is organized in
much the same way as other
League of Women Voters or-
ganizations throughout the
country, and works in coopera-
tion with the Ann Arbor League.
Through its affiliation with the
total League structure, the Cam-
pus League can draw on the ex-
perience and information of the
local, state and federal organiza-
Journal ist Group
Sponsors Tal1 ks,
Panel Discussion
A panel discussion open to all
interested coeds on jobs in jour-
nalism will take place at 8:00 p.m.
tonight in Rm. 1433 Mason Hall.
Fran Harris, women's editor of
radio station WWJ; Nan Houston,
editor of a trade journal; Bea Wil-
son, copywriter for J. L. Hudson;;
Sylvia Ciernick, publications edi-
tor for the Dearborn school sys-
tem and Jean Sharley, fashion
editor for the "Detroit Free Press,"
will give short talks on their ex-
periences in newspaper work.
An informal roundtable and cof-
fee hour will follow.
The discussion is sponsored by
Theta Sigma Phi, national hon-
orary journalism fraternity for
women.

tions and can give womn students
valuable experience which they
will be able to use in their own
communities after graduation.
* * *
THE CAMPUS LEAGUE is con-
cerned with all phases of govern-
ment, from the international level
down to the University level. From
this broad field, the membership
chooses certain projects on which
to work.
Because of the coming elec-
tions, the immediate project has
been voter's service. In connec-
tion with this, the group recent-
ly gave a radio broadcast con-
cerned with absentee voting and
the soldier's ballot.
Another part of the project will
be the demonstration of the voting
machines which will be on display
next week in the Ann Arbor State
Street Bank.
ON ELECTION DAY itself, the
Campus League will perform a
baby-sitting service so that all
Ann Arbor residents will more
easily be able to vote.
At an informal coffee hour
sponsored recently by the organ-
ization, Prof. James C. Pollock,
chairman of the political science
department, gave his views on
the Campus League.
Prof. Pollock feels that it is
important for students to take

MARIETTA KNOX
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advantage of opportunities for
learning about politics and govern-
ment during their college careers.
He stated that being a good citi-
zen involves more active partici-
pation than merely voting every
two or four years.
* *
ORGANIZED on three levels,
the League of Women Voters has
764 local organizations in 43 states
in addition to the District of Col-
umbia, Hawaii and Alaska.
It includes in its membership
100,000 women who are Inter-
ested in promoting political re-
sponsibility and an active in-
formed public in governmental
affairs.
For further information inter-
ested students should contract
Marie Abendroth, Arlene Kimmel,
Betty Lou Brown or Jane Ditto.
Scroll
Members of Scroll, honorary
society for affiliated senior
women, rode through campus on
bicycles tapping new members
Sunday night. Betty Comstock,
Kappa Kappa Gamma; Janet
Gast, Alpha Xi Delta; Sue Ja-
cobson, Alpha Omicron Pi;
Cyrille Landes, Alpha Epsilon
Phi; and Peggy Zager, Sigma
Delta Tau, were the women
tapped.

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Coeds will have their chance to
"shoulder arms" in the Rifle Club,
which will hold its organizational
meeting at 7:30 p.m. today on the
WAB rifle range.
At this meeting club manager
Ann Batchelder will give all new
members a chance to sign up for
practice sessions. The WAB range
will be open from 7 to 9 p.m. three
or four times a week. No exper-
ience is required for membership
in the club.
WAA
Phyllis Peterson, Alpha Omi-
cron Pi, has been appointed
manager of the WAA Bowling
Club. Filling the vacancy as
manager of Co-ree Town &
Country Club will be Louise
Tracy, Lloyd Hall.

All equipment is furnished by
the University, including ammuni-
tion. This year six new shooting
jackets for club members have
been added to the list of supplies.
Plans have been made by Miss
Batchelder to hold a shoulder-to-
shoulder match with the Univer-
sity men's rifle club sometime this
winter.
Also scheduled on the list of ac-
tivities is participation in the Na-
tional Intercollegiate Women's
Rifle Match. Official targets for
the match will be sent to the club
by the National Rifle Association
of which the Rifle Club is a mem-
ber.
Each week postal matches will
be held with other colleges and
universities throughout the United
States and including the Univer-
sity of Hawaii.

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