WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24,1952
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Nightclub Atmosphere Comes to League Room
.Ted Smith's Band Featured 97 *-.'
For Dance, Listening Music'
Music for listening and dancing
will be featured on the campus
once again when Ted Smith and.
his new combo, the "Five Aces,"
make their first appearance from
9 p.m. to midnight Friday in the
Round-up Room of the League:
The Round-up Room will lend
itself to the atmosphere of a "big
city" night club as it adopts soft
lights, smoke-filled air, and gay
TABLES COVERED with red
and white checkered tablecloths
will be placed throughout the
room for those who like to sit and
listen while the more energetic
"shake a leg" on the dance floor.
The "Five Aces" who are
members of this new musical
"Dunce caps will be few and far
between if students take advantage
of the Merit Tutorial services,"
says committee Chairman Iris
The Merit Tutorial Cegnmittee,
asthe name implies, is entrusted
with a two-fold job. The commit-
tee keeps the activity records for
every coed on campus and runs a
tutoring service which is open to
any student who needs academic
From Astronomy to Zoology the
tutoring service is ready and will-
ing to give assistance to any who
apply at the Merit Tutorial office
in the League. The committee has
on file a list of both tutors andN
those wanting to be tutored, men
and women alike.
Tutors receive $1 per hour ex-
cept those tutoring in Physics or
Chemistry. Their fee is $2 per
Students who wish to become
tutors may sign up in the Merit
Tutorial Office at any time.
Coeds who want to gain expe-
rience in League activities by
working on the Merit Tutorial
Committee should watch The
Daily for notices of a mass meet-
ing when they may sign up for
positions on the committee.
organization and the organizers
of the Round.up Room Club are
all experienced in the musical
The leader of the combo is
Trombonist Ted Smith, who led
his own band on the University
campus for over four years. His
band appeared in many major
events here including Gulantics,
Sophomore Cabaret, and Frosh
CHUCK STAUFFER, alto saxo-
phone, has played professionally
with several eastern name bands.
On the piano is Don Shetler,
a teacher of instrumental music
in Ann Arbor, who has been a
musical director in radio for
three years and has played on
college campuses in nine states.
Ed Skidmore was a former bass-
ist with the Bob Elliot band, and
he played with the Frank Tinker
band at the Union.
ROUNDING UP the "Five Aces"
is Fred Steinbaugh, the man on
the drums. Fred formerly played
with the Don Wyant combo, and
appeared in the Gulantics show
at Hill Auditorium.
Carrying out the theme of
the Round-up Room, the band
members will wear red and
white checkered shirts with
black string ties.
According to Smith, the music
will vary each week but all of the
numbers will feature a "style of
modern dance music that every-
one will enjoy." Several of these
numbers will include unison vocal
Students who want to spend an
informal evening or casual date
attending some good entertain-
ment are invited to make the
Round-up sessions a regular date.
Wearables may be anything from
bobby socks to hose.
The "Five Aces" will be on hand
to play music every Friday night
Admission to their "night club"
will be 50 cents and refreshments
will be sold at the snack bar.
The League Council will
meet at 4 p.m. today in the
League. All members are re-
quested to be there.
Golden Rule To Rule;
Shepard, Jazz Combo
To Set Mood at Ball
With the kick-off of the Univer-
sity's first football game on Satur-
day, the Union will kick-off its
social season with Golden Rule
Ball from 9 p.m. to midnight Sat-
urday in the Union Ballroom.
All rivalry will cease when Mich-
igan spreads the welcome mat out
to Michigan State students as
two Unions from the rival schools
join together to sponsor the tra-
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THE DANCE is intended to pro-
mote good feeling between the
two schools with the "Golden
Rule" serving as theme for the
Keeping this rule in mind the
Union men plan to harmonious-
ly wave banners and pennants
representing both schools as the
maise and blue mix with the
green and white.
This is the third consecutive
year that the Golden Rule ball
has been staged. When the joint
dance was originally planned
skeptics doubted whether a peace-
ful atmosphere could prevail aft-
er the battle on the football field
but only friendship reigned on the
Clare Shepard's band, featur-
ing a woman vocalist, will play in
the main ballroom while on the
third floor of the Union the Ann
Arbor Alley Cats will give out with
hot dixieland jazz for the more
Assembly Board is opening peti-
toining for coeds interested in
working on a board whose duties
will be to help the freshmen wom-
en in Prescott House of East
Quadrangle set up their house gov-
Petitioning is open through
Wed., Oct. 1 when petitions are
due at 6:00 p.m. in the Under-
graduate office of the League.
COEDS MAY SIGN up for in-
terviews when they hand their pe-
titions in and the Assembly Board
will meet for interviewing from
4:00 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday and
Friday Oct. 2 and 3.
The term of the3board will run
for as long as it is necessary to
help the coeds in Prescott House-
set up their house council and
house judiciary council.
BOARD MEMBERS are to at-
tend the house meetings and con-
duct them in4he usual parliamen-
tary method. After a constitution
is drawn up, responsible coeds
will be elected as officers and will
Assembly To Help Prescott
Coeds Form House Council
Petitioning Now Open for Positions on Board
To Aid Freshmen in Setting up Government
take over their own house meet-
ings and management.
In addition to these duties,
the board will act as big sisters
to the new students who have
no big sisters in their own house.
This will include helping them
with any questions that may
arise about classes or campus
Members of the board will help
explain petitioning for the various
position! open to freshman wom-
en during the semester.
Prescott House was converted
this year to accommodate the large
number of freshman women in the
class of 1956. As the year prog-
resses and their own house govern-
ment takes over, they will elect
representatives to the East Quad
Council in order to have a vote
for their own interests as residents
of East Quadrangle.
The resident director is Mrs.
Marjorie McCoy, who was at Vic-
tor Vaughn House last year and
Helen Newberry Residence before
GALA OPENING FRIDAY-Ted Smith and his new combo, the Five Aces will make their debut
Friday from 9 p.m. to midnight in the League Round-up Room. The combo will provide smooth
danceable music every Friday at the League for couples on casual dates. Admission will be 50
cents per couple.
Wom-en FaceHousing Problem
With the increase in the number
of freshman women at the Univer-
sity this year, there has been a
housing problem which has been
duplicated at pther universities in
The University was able to house
all the women on campus, due to
increased housing facilities and
temporary housing which was set
WITH THE ADDITION of two
houses of East Quadrangle to the
list of women's housing, there are
now 12 dormitories on campus and
a total of 16 houses in these dorms.
Last Sept. Victor Vaughan
IHouse was opened to women stu-
dents. This Sept. Tyler House of
East Quardangle was turned
into a house for graduate wom-
en, and Prescott House into a
residence for freshman women.
Even with these increased facil-
ities, 120 women were placed in
temporary housing when they ar-
rived at the University.
THE JNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN LEAGUE
Welcomes All Students
For Luncheon, Dinner, and Sunday Dinner
THE ROUND-UP ROOM
For Breakfast, Luncheon, and Snacks
THE RUMPUS ROOM
For Television, Ping Pong, Games
YESTERDAY AFTERNOON the
number in temporary housing had
dropped to 79 women, and it was
expected that those would soon
have permanent housing.
The houses now open to wom-
en include Newberry, Barbour,
Cook, four houses in Lloyd,
Stockwell, Mosher, Jordan,
Vaughan, two houses in East
Quadrangle, Cheever, Hender-
son and Couzens.
The new nursing students, en-
tering under the four year pro-
gram, are housed all over the
campus. The students who are en-
tering nursing after their two
To Hold Services,
Camp Weekend ...
Friends' Camp Weekend will be
held from 4 p.m. Saturday to 4
pim. Sunday at Green Pastures
Camp in the Waterloo Recreation
Although the camp is being held
primarily for family groups, inter-
ested students are invited to at-
The weekend will feature folk
dancing, boating and meetings for
discussion and worship. Regular
Sunday morning services will be
held at the camp.
Transportation will be provided.
and anyone interested may call
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Hillel . ..
Religious services and an open
house are planned for the coming
weekend by the Hillel organiza-
The regular Friday night serv-
ice will take place at 7:45 p.m. at
the new building, 1429 Hill Street.
The student-run service will fea-
ture a choir composed of Univer-
Alumni, graduates and visitors
from Detroit are especially in-
vited to an open house to be held
after the Michigan State game
Saturday at the Hillel building.
Refreshments will be served.
Yom Kippur services will be
conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday night
in the Lydia Mendelhohn Thea-
tre at the League. Services will
also be held at 10 a.m. Monday.
Rabbi Lyman and Professor Ron-
ald Freedman of the sociology de-
partment will officiate.
year's of pre-nursing are living in
Couzens and in addition there are
about 30 non-nursing students liv-
ing in Couzens this semester.
WITH THE EXCEPTION of
Cook which has no freshmen, and
Henderson and Cheever which
have very few, all of the dorms
have about 45 to 50 per cent fresh-
Temporary housing has been
set up in Mosher, Jordan,
Vaughan, Cheever, Stockwell,
Lloyd, Newberry and Barbour.
During Orientation Week, wom-
en were also housed in the Mich-
The increase in number of fresh-
man women is not restricted to
the University. The picture is be-
ing repeated at the University of
Minnesota, the University of Wis-
consin and the University of Illi-
Other universities with a larg-
er than usual freshman women
class are the University of Indiana
and the Ohio State University.
One university was unable to
house their women students on
campus and finally placed them
inethehomes of people living in
Another university renovated a
dormitory which had not been
used for several terms and placed
many new women there, and there
still was an overflow.
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