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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1952

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Coeds Create
Gay Packages,
For Presents
Imaginative Wrapping
With Greens, Ribbons
Add To Yuletide Spirit
Local stores are featuring a wide
variety of gay Christmas wrap-
pings again this year.
It seems that each year the se-
lection of colorful wrapping paper,
stickers, and ribbons becomes more
varied.
Coeds interested in wrapping
their gifts to transform them into
unique creations will have a hey-
day carrying out their ideas.
Half the fun of giving Christ-
mas gifts is making them eye-
catching and watching with de-
light as they are opened.
Even the smallest gift will"take
on added importance when the
wrapping shows that time, imag-
ination" and thought has been
spent on it.
This year manufacturers are
featuring matched Christmas pa-
per, stickers and ribbons all in
the same imaginative design and
color scheme. They are available
in many striking colors.
However, nothing will ever re-
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COMPLETE WITH ALL THE TRIMMINGS:

Dormitories,

Sororities

Usher in Christmas Holidays with Parties:

Breakfasts, Formal Dinners,

Carols,

Tree Trimmings Planned

PRETTY GIFTS-A present wrapped in a coat of gay paper,
stickers and imaginative designs adds to Christmas festivities.
Here a coed, dressed in her Yuletide best, finishes the last of her
wrappings to put under the Christmas tree.
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place the familiar holiday wrap- Many people like to create a
pings in the traditional mood. gift-wrapping theme each year
Poinsettias, holly, Santas, Christ- and wrap all their packages in
mas trees and other Yuletide de- the same distinctive manner.
signs are back on the store coun- This scheme can be achieved
ters year after year. through colors or with some extra
trimming touch.
One way is to tuck a sprig of
holly or evergreen in the bow on
top of each package. Or bells look
and sound gay on gifts.
A candy cane tied crosswise
)SE YOUR through a bow is a favorite idea,
and is apt to bring back memories
of childhood Christmases.
ME GIFTS Cut-outs pasted on packages
give them added individuality.
A good idea to start planning
gift-wrapping early in order to
allow plenty of time to achieve
. imaginative effects.

By PAT TEXTER
With the spirit of old St. Nick
in the air, the familiar campus
scenes will soon don a new attire,
as they are dressed up with the
traditional Christmas trimmings.
Familiar places such as the li-'
brary will change overnight like
magic into representations of min-
iature Christmas card scenes.
CAMPUS activities will complete
this picture of a typical box of
Christmas Cards, as all the usual
views included in such a collection
will be represented.
Catching the spirit of good
cheer, dormitory and sorority
life will center around tradition-
al yuletide breakfasts, dinners,
and parties.
The residents of Martha Cook
will start the holiday season with
their annual breakfast and "Mes-
siah" supper.
* *
COMPLETE with a bugle rev-
eille at 6:15 a.m. the breakfast will
include a candle-lit room-to-room
procession to the dining room
where breakfast will be served
amidst appropriate carols.
Soloists from "The Messiah,"
faculty members, and guests will
be on hand for "the Messiah"
supper presented each year by
Martha Cook after the Sunday
evening performance.
Rounding out the number of
houses having breakfasts are Ade-
lia Cheever, and Pi Beta Phi. Each
year the new members of Pi Phi
are initiated into the traditional
house festivities with a tree trim-
ming party complete with the
reading of poems and toys under
the tree.

THE FOLLOWING morning, ac-
tives are ushered into breakfast
by a host of new members singing
carols.I
A formal dinner scene will bes
seen at the Chi Omega and Kap-
pa Delta houses, when these two
groups present their annual
Christmas dinners.
After reading poems describing
the various members, the gaily
wrapped presents will be gathered

up from under the tree
to a needy family.
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STRAINS of "Hark the Herald
Angels Sing," "Joy the World,"
and many other songs will float
downward to residents of Jordan
Hall, as the dorm glee club carols
its way to the dining room for
their annual dinner.
Following the dinner, gifts will
be exchanged and a musical pro-
gram presented.

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XMAS CARDS
Books for Adults,
Books for Children
ScrapbooksC
Photo Albums '4
Address Books a
Stationery
OVERBECK 14O
1216 South University ... Phone 3-4436
QUALITY JEWELERY
Solid gold and gold tilled
FINE WATCHES
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T7oday's Treasures -- Tomorrow's Heirloom"
KNAUF feueleio
CAMPUS SHOP: 347 Maynard Street
DOWNTOWN : 320 South Main
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Events in Couzens Hall will re- Helen Newberry residence in honor
volve around the freshman, who of her mother 37 years ago.
will put on a program of Christ- Since then she has regularly at-
mas readings followed by a carol- tended the annual dinner and per-
ing party through the halls the formance of this old Eiglish play
morning before Christmas vaca- along with the deans of the var-
tion. ious schools.
*L I *3 eo* Completing the collection of
FOLLOWING a 37 year old tra- Christmas card scenes will be par-
dition, Mrs. Joy will be the hon- ties at Kappa Kappa Gamma, Al-
ored guest at the annual Newber- pha Delta Pi and Alpha Omicron
ry performance of "St. Judd and Pi featuring the reading of poems,
the Dragon." Mrs. Joy founded .tree trimming and Christmas skits.

Make
FOLLETT'Sy
Your Christmas Shopping Headquarters
Books - Stationery - Michigan Souvenirs
Games -- Toys - Records
FOLLETTS - State St. at No. University
SHOP NOW and enjoy
your vacation at home.
ae you seen our Christmas COCKTAIL NAPKINS
and PARTY PANEL?
We ha e HANDKERCHIEFS for everyone and every occasion.
Gifts of LINEN are always cherished.
We suggest you come in and let us help you
solve those difficult gift problems.
"W"here quality has no substtute"
GAGE LINEN SHOP
11 NICKELS ARCADE
Open Monday till Christmas 9:00 to 8:30
Tuesday thru Saturday 9:00 to 5:30
Office Equipment Company a
' offers a wide selection of
unusual Christmas Gifts!
English Bone China Cup and Saucer $1.75 and up
SLazy Susans.... ............... .$6.50 and up 4
Gorgeous Hollywood Dolls. ...... .$1.19 and up
Fine Television Lamps. ....... ...$5.50 and up
German Beer Steins ..............$1.80 and up
4-Piece Desk Sets. ......... .....$3.50
Beautiful Assortment of 4
Ceramic Cigarette Sets........... ....$2.59
And a fine selection of Xmas Cards and Gift Wrappings. 4
OFFICE EQUIPMENT COMPANY 4
215 East Liberty

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8 SHOPPING DAYS
UNTIL CHRISTMAS

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THIS IS THE SEASON of increased shopping, hurried
Christmas preparations, and happy times. Every-
one's time is filled with many activities.
However, you still have enough time to visit our
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For Christmas give her these luxury
quilted lounging outfits to add glamour ful
relaxation to her evenings. The Frontier P.J.'s .. .
flared coat and pegged pants. Gay flower print
on grey - coral collar and cuffs;
on black - chartreuse trim.

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