WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER x, 1953
'THE MICHIGAN DAILY
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Annual Soph Cab Will Carry on
Long-stcind ng University Tradition
Hillel To Present Program
In Celebration of Hanukkah
Assembly Ball Posts RemainOpen
Sophomore women will carry on
aong-standing University tradi-
nion when they present "The
Witching Hours," annual Sopho-
tiore Cabaret, from 9 p.m. to mid-
night Friday and Saturday.
Produced, directed and staged
fay some 230 women, the event
will feature a stage show, dance,
refreshments and a concourse of
smusement booths, including for-
tune tellers and games of chance
* * *
THE STAGE SHOW, "Ghosts!
'Are My Lobby," a musical comedy
with original script, is a take-off
pn senatorial trips in which witch-
ls abduct three senators into their
underworld. Displaying their as-
4ounding super-natural powers
and all their "tricks of the trade,"
the witches hope to impress the
'senators to convert the unbeliev-
ers on earth into returning to the
pVge of witchcraft and supersti-
Nearly 2,000 persons are ex-
.pected to attend the two-night
carnival, wh'ich offers a two-
fold opportunity for sophomore
ewomen to learn how to be lead-
ers in community projects and
to raise money for future stu-
dent activities and charities.
Soph Cab will feature two bands
;or the campus-wide event. Paul
McDonough will entertain dancers
on Friday evening, while Hal Sing-
er and his orchestra will provide
music for dancing Saturday night.
* * *
THE "PASTELS," a combo un-
der the direction of Robert Cohler,
fvill also be available both nights
on the second floor of the League.
"Our French, Italian, or
American Hair Styles
are designed to please."
- No Appointments Needed -
-Come As You Arc -
The Daseola Barbers
near Michigan Theater
SAT. 'DEC. 12,
9 to 1 o'Clock
AND THE STAN
"The Finest Dance
In observance of the Jewish Hol-
iday of Hanukkah. the Feast" of
Lights, the Hillel Foundation has
centered its program, this week.
Cooperating with the "Jerusa-
lem Post," Hillel has decided to
unite all Hanukkah activities for
the purpose of supporting the only
English paper in Israel's toy cam-
* * *
EACH YEAR the paper carries
on a campaign to obtain toys from
the more fortunate children in Is-
rael and abroad and distributes
them to children of new immi-
grants still living in temporary
housing units in Israel.
Proceeds from the supper club
Latke Party sponsored by IZFA
to be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, The
Hanukkah Whirl Dance featur-
ing the music of Mel Sachs,
and from events sponsored by
the Married Couples and Grad-
uates Clubs will go towards buy-
Hanukkah, sometimes spelled
Chanukah, is in observance of the
triumph of the Jews over the ty-
rant Antiochos in 162 B.C.
* * *
A SPECIAL candle - lighting
ceremony symbolizing the sacred
light which burned for eight days
during the restoration of the Tem-
nle of Jerusalem that was (defiled
p.m. tonight, the second day of
the Holiday through next Tues-
Services followed by Kiddush,
Zemerot, and Hanukkah songs will
be held at 7:45 p.m. Friday. Then
Prof. George E. Mendenhall of the
Dept. of Near Eastern Studies will
deliver a fireside talk. His topic
will be entitled, "Why Excommu-:
nicate Santa Claus?"
Other activities this week in-
clude IZFA Dance Group meeting
at 8 p.m. today, Music For All, rec-
ord concert at 8 p.m. tomorrow
and classes in Advanced Hebrew
and Jewish Holiday Observances
A knsher rnast , b.ef dinn r is nn
Petitioning for Assembly Ball
positions will remain open from
now until Dec. 8. with interview-
ing starting the following day.
Assembly Ball is the annual co-
ed-bid dance, held every March
by the independent women's as-
OPEN POSITIONS include gen-
eral chairman, decorations chair-
man, publicity chairman, ticket
chairman, finance chairman and
programs and patrons chairman.
Petitions can be picked up in
the Undergraduate Office of the
Reports of former committees
can be obtained in the, Under-
graduate Office and in the League
* * *
THE CENTRAL committee will
decide the theme of the dance, the
As of now. the whole revenue theme of "Femmes Fatales" and
for the work of AssemblydBoard depicted famous ladies through-
next year will be derived from out the ages.
the Ball proceeds. Last year the independent wo-
Profits will be divided with a men presented "Emerald En-
half going to charity and the other. chantment."
half going to the Assembly Asso- Memories of childhood exper-
Scia tioii. ences filled the minds of dance-
*n * * goers as they followed the yellow
A brick wall through scenes from
A SHOWBOAT docked at the Frank Baum's book. "The Wizard
independent women's dance in of Oz."
1951 and offered songs from the Po
broadway musical and decorationsBl Presenting name orchestras, the
befitting a gala riverboat scene. Ball has in past years featured the
befitin a alariveboa scne. orchestras of Phil Brestoff, Bob
The following year, Assembly Leopold, Johnny Harbard, Paul
Ball, because it was held on the McDonough and the Ann Arbor
extra day of leap year, had the Alley Cats.
the agenda for Friday. Reserva-
tions for the meal must be in by trons and set the price of the
I" ~ L'ainpu~ IHelp :ight TB
WAA-House athletic managers
will meet at 5 p.m. today in the
WAB. All WAA board membersI
are invited. Refreshments will be
* * *
AAUW-The American Associa- R E
Linn of U nivrit Wn n will 'r
By Christmas Seals
"TALKING POLITICS"-"Kasper, the friendly ghost" is seen
talking to one of his fellow "goblins" about the mysteries of witch-
craft and superstition, highlighted at this year's Sophomore
Cabaret to be held Friday and Saturday at the League.
AD AND L
Keep looking toward
Although Soph Cab has us- Away," bean-bag games; "Petal
ually been in early spring, this Prophecies," featuring a fortune
year it is being presented in De- teller; "Galloping Ghosts;" "Lucky
cember. Each year Soph Cab 13" and many others.
takes over the entire second Students who wish to quench
floor of the League for two their thirst will find soft drinks
nights of fun. served by waitresses in the Mi-
The event features dancing in chigan Room.
the League Ballroom and one of
the smaller rooms, a floorshow in Pink lemonade andin saedust
the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre arena were featured in the first
and various games of chance and presentation of Soph Cab in 1927.
skill together with refreshments. The event was held in Angell Hall
in connection with the Annual
MANY VARIED booths will be League and Church Bazaar.
open to young and old totest skill Y * C
and provide entertainment for TWO YEARS later Soph Cab
andproideentrtanmet fr moved to Barbour Gym and in
those attending the Cabaret. oe toBrurGmadn
Among them are "Bats in the Bel- 1931 came to the League where it
frey" a guessing game; "In the has since remained. From 1941 to
Clover" and "Toss Your Troubles 1944 Soph Cab was discontinued
-__r _because of the war.
During the 25 years Soph Cab
has been in existence, themes
have ranged from the Gay Nine-
DUTTH QUADties to the "Pseudo Psilly Psym-
phony," featuring cartoon char-
p r es e t sacters.
"Mistletoe Mingle" was present-
ed in 1945. After each perform-
ance of the floorshow, the film
niode n e I "Made for East Other" with James
Stewart and Carole Lombard was
SEMI-FORMAL IN 1951 couples toured New York
~~A~~A1LDA VY(LY CLASS V F II EIDS l
by Antiochos will be performed as hold a pot-luck dinner and Christ-lDAILY (CLASIFIEDS 1bAtohoilepefredaol__otlckdneradChit
part of the program. mas program at 6:30 p.m. Thurs-
The lighting of the candles day at the Women's City Club.
will take place at the Hillel * *
Building from 7:30 p.m. to 8 JUNIOR PANHEL-There will
be a meeting of the Junior Pan-
hellenic Association today at 4:30
p.m. in the League. All members C hi t , Gy
r i igrht are urged to attend.
Posts O pen LEAGUE COUNCIL-There willTts
Sbe a meeting of the League Coun- ;That ill lwa s leas the ,Mtst lastidio s!
cil at 4:30 p.m. today in the Lea-
UntiIFriday4pgue. Select for mother, father, sister, brother,
Petitions for Senior Night po- SOPH CAB - The following } and all your friends those items
sitions are due Friday in the Un- committees of Soph Cab will meet
dergraduate Office of the League. in the League: today, dress re- taf t are so present-able.
The positions open include that hearsal, 7 p.m.'; tomorrow, small
of general chairman, assistants refreshments committee, 5 p.m.
chairman, decorations chairman, and dress rehearsal, 7 p.m. Room
publicity chairman, and assistant numbers will be posted. TABLE CLOTHS for every occasion and table
publicity chairman. * * BRIDGE SETS
Other posts are chairmen of the SCROLL - There will be a BRIDGE TABLE COVERS in corduroy and quilted Ilacord
patrons, programs, entertainment Scroll meeting at 5 p.m. today in LUNCHEON PLACE MAT SETS
and tickets .committees. the League. All members are asked j
Women may secure petitions to attend. PLASTIC AND CORK BACK MATS
from the activities chairman in * * * HAND WOVEN GRASS MATS.
their houses or in the Undergrad- BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT TEA APRONS
uate Office. -The remainder of games in this
Senior Night, which will not be week's WAA Basketball tourna- TEA TOWELS.. . GUEST TOWELS ... BATH TOWELS.. . BATHROOM SETS
held next semester, is an annual ment will take place at the fol- SHOWER CURTAIN and WINDOW DRAPES
event honoring senior women. lowing times: I SEWING KITS, JEWEL CASES for travel purposes
Following a traditional dinner Today at 5:10 p.m.-Chicago 2S
the women will view the premiere vs. Kappa Delta; Delta Delta Del- SHEETS AND PILLOW CASES; white, pastel, candy tripes
of this year's JGP. At this per- ta I vs. Kappa Kappa Gamma I; BLANKETS by Springfield
formance, seniors have the privi-)at 7:15 p.m.-Mosher 2 vs. Alpha HANDKERCHIEFS-all kinds for all the family
lege of calling back for a repeat Phi I; Jordan 3 vs. Alpha Epsilon
performance any song, dance or Phi; at 8 p.m.-Barbour 2 vs. Al-
even scene from the show which pha Phi 2.
they particularly like. Tomorrow at 5:10 p.m.-Delta These are just a few suggestions.
Before viewing JGP, women en- Gamma vs. Delta Delta Delta 3; We suggest you shop now while our stocks are complete.
gage in a traditional march across Alpha Chi Omega I vs. Alpha Del-
the stage of the League Ballroom ta Pi; at 7:15 p.m.-Chicago 1 vs.
during which they indicate their Pi Beta Phi 2; Sigma Delta Tau WHERE QUALITY HAS NO SUBSTITUTE
romantic status. vs. Stockwell 3.
During this ceremony women Cancellations must be in by
will carry candles, engaged women 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays for Wed-
will suck lemons, and coeds who nesday and Thursday games.
are pinned will wear straight pins MICHIGRAS The Michigras GAGE EiNEN SIOPS
on their shoulders.CnaCommiTte w i e at
Unattached women will toss a Central Committee will meet at 1 Nickels Arcade
penny for each year of their lives 7 p.m. today at the League.
into a wishing well which will be I MCIRSTer il at
MIHGA-hr ilbe a
built on the stage. meeting for all members of eth Open 9:00 to 5:30 and observing the usual Christmas store hours.
The theme of last year's SeniorI Michigras Ticket Committee at Open Monday 9:00 to 8:30 till Christmas.
Night dinner was "Thanks for the 4:45 p.m.*Thursday in the League.
Memory," and senior women were Anyone unable to attend is asked
treated to ,a parade of memories to contact Joyce Lane NO 3-1561
of their four years at the Univer- or Ron Mauer, NO 2-4551. 56
Questions about any of the open!
positions may be directed to Sue
Shafter at NO 2-2547.
$2.75 per Couple
on the Campus!"
at On the Town. The League
Ballroom was transformed into
I the Astor Roof, where students
could admire the city's famed sky-
line as they danced.
Last year Soph Cab featured
"Music Heaven" with Paul
Root's orchestra playing smooth
dance music. The Ann Arbor
Alleycats held forth in the Mi-
chigan Room for novelty dan-
Students are reminded that the
affair is "stag or drag."
Tickets"for "The Witching
Hours" may be purchased today
through Saturday from 9 a.m. to
5 p.m. in the Undergraduate Of-
fice of the League and from 10
a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Round-up
Room of the League, in the Busi-
ness Administration Building and
on the Diagonal. Tickets are pric-
ed at 90 cents per person.
GENERATION will be
sold on Campus today!
GENERATION, now in its third year,
began with this principle:
"Literature alone is not the raison d'etre of an arts magazine.
Seizing upon the current trend toward integration of the
arts, Generation has attempted to realize its function by
incorporating into one publication the artistic aclievemzents
of students in dance, art, drama, 'music, and literature."
The Fall 1953 issue of GENERATION,
* POETRY by:
Betty Lynn Ehlers
SEugene T. T. Chow
* FICTION by:
* MUSIC by:
this principle, includes:
* ART by:
Eugene T. T. Chow'
# PLUS the four new murals
in the Arts Theater by:
L. H. Scott
Select and Order
Personaliz ed Gifts
Matches - Napkins - Pencils
Coasters - Playing Cards
We also have a large selection of
Christmas Cards and Notes -
D.P.:-t +n i + V l I I
with dainty embroidery
Kitten-soft, fine gauge knit cardigan
of orlon , , , a miracle moth-and-mildew-
proof fiber that washes and dries
in little time, never stretches, shrinks or
needs reblocking . * , bound with
an embroidered floral panel.
White, blue or pink. Sizes 34 to 40.
For any women on your
list . . .
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