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Annual Event
Will Feature
Eerie Sights
Near Capacity Crowd
Expected at Carnival;
Floor Show Featured
Couples will dance under bats
and Spanish moss at the annual
Sophomore Cabaret to be held
from 8 p.m. to midnight today
and tomorrow at the League.
The eerie atmosphere will fea-
ture ghosts, goblins and a general
air of superstition and weird
scenes. "The Witching Hours,"
traditional sophomore women's
carnival, is expected to have a
'sell-out crowd.
PRODUCED, directed-and stag-
ed by some 250 women, the event
will offer a stage show, dance, re-
freshments and a concourse of
amusement b o o t h s, including
games of chance and skill.
The League Ballroom will be
occupied by Paul McDonough
and his orchestra tonight, while
Hal Singer and his orchestra
will provide music for dancing
,P tomorrow.
A run-down, weird swamp, com-
plete with the effects of Spanish
moss and no over-head lighting,
will give the Ballroom a "Charles
Adams" atmosphere.
The Hussey Room, featuring the
"Pastels," under the direction of
Robert Cohler, will be decorated
in pastel colors with pink bats
hanging from the ceding.
quench their thirst will find Poft
drinks served by waitresses in the
Michigan Room, where black cats
and blind alleys will lead to re-
freshment. The lounge will be
slated" like a cemetery.
Games and special booths may
be found in the concourse and
Vandenberg Room.
The floorshow, "Ghosts Are My
Lobby," a musical comedy with
original script, will be presented
at 9 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. both
nights in Lydia Mendelssohn the-
Tickets, which are 90 cents per
person, may be purchased from
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and tomor-
row in the Undergraduate Office
of the League, Round-up Room
entrance, lobby of the League, Ma-
son Hall, Business Administration
building and on the Diagonal.
"Come to Soph Cab and join the
D.S.A., Departed Souls Associa-
tion," Publicity Chairman Sue
Kipnis said.
League Council
There wilt be a League Coun-
cil Workshop meeting at 9 a.m.
tomorrow. All Council members
are requested to attend.

on t~eJ4otte
Christmas may still be three weeks away, but it is not too early
for the holiday spirit and the old traditions of Santa Claus and
mistletoe to enter into many of the parties this weekend.
Toys galore will be found in Santa's workshop where Jim Mitchell
will provide music for the Vaughan House "Santa's Fantasy" Christ-
mas formal tonight. Little red stockings will be given to the couples
as favors and wassail, Christmas cookies and brownies will be' among
the refreshments.
"MISTLETOE MAGIC" is the theme which will be carried out
at the Couzens Hall semi-formal dance. Snowmen and black and,
white silhouettes will set the scene for Paul Root's Orchestra.
Winter sports scenes, snow, and Christmas decorations will
prevail at the "Winter Wonderland" dance for the Sigma Alpha
The theme of an old-fashioned Christmas will be carried out
at the Delta Gamma pledge formal. Music will be by Red Johnson
and his orchestra. Under the Christmas tree, pledges and all dates
will find gaily wrapped favors.
Sigma Nu's are also planning a pledge formal preceded by a,
dinner. Don Kenney will play in an "Undersea Fantasy" scene and
the fraternity's flower, the white rose, will be given as a favor.
** * *

Art Contest Winners Announced

With the completion of judg-
ing Wednesday afternoon, winners
in the Union-sponsored art contest
were announced yesterday.
In the oil painting division the
$20 first place award was given
to William W. Harris, II, Spec., for
his "Byzantium." Second place,
and $10, was awarded for "Plum
Trees" done by Charlotte Carter,
A WATER - COLOR entitled
Helen Newberry
To Cheer Season
With Yuletide Ball

"The Loop-Chicago," painted byl OPEN TO all full-time Univer-
J. H. Anthony, '55A&D, received sity students, this is the first year
first prize in that division, while that such a contest has been held.
Kiyoshe Kikucal, A&D, and Sal- In planning it, the Student Offices
ly Angell, '55A&D, tied for second house committee hoped to stimu-
place. They entered, respectively, late interest in the Union and
"Railroad Yard" and "Trees." make it better serve the needs of
Stuart Ross '55A&D was the students.
awarded first place in the draw- Hoping to make the art contest
ing medium for his "Figure an annual affair, the committee
Study." Second prize went to is also planning a photography
"Head of a Man" by Judith Pick, contest and exhibit in the near fu-
'54A&D. ture,
In the prints division, the $20 Staffmen in icharge of this con-
first prize went to William Whit- test are Dave Smith and Jerry
tingham, '54A&D, for "Five Sec- Hays.
onds." Receiving the second prize
of $10 was "Carnival" by Vivian
Sosna. Fencinat

-Daily-Dean Mortoj
"GLEEFUL GHOSTS"-"Kasper, the friendly ghost" and his
many companions are seen roaming the campus in preparation
for the annual Sophomore Cabaret. The event will be held from
8 p.m. to midnight today and tomorrow at the League. Tickets
for Soph Cab are 90 cents per person.
Philippine-Michigan Group
To Present Yearly Carnival

"Feria," a Filipino carnival will
be the theme of the Philippine-
Michigan Club dance to be held
from 7:30 p.m. to midnight tomor-
row at the Rackham Building.
Carrying out the carnival theme
will be booths and games of
DECORATIONS at the dance
AAUW To Give
Pot-Luck Dinner,
Holiday Program
Carols from around the world,
paintings of madonnas and a
Christmas folk story will be fea-
tures of the American Association
of University Women pot-luck din-
ner and Christmas program at
6:30 p.m. next Thursday at the
Women's City Club.
During one half of the program,
Mrs. Frank Forsythe will discuss
"The Lesser Known Paintings of
the Madonnas." Mrs. Forsythe, a
member of the state AAUW Art
Committee, was formerly chairman
of the committee and is also a past
I president of the Ann Arbor AAUW

will feature a huge painted pan-
orama of a scene in the Philip-t
pines and colorful lanterns which
are to the Filipino Christmas,I
what Christmas trees are to our
These lanterns are made oft
wooden or wire frames covered
with colored paper with a light
illuminating them from the in-
Entertainment at the party will
include native dancers of the Phil-f
ippines done by several of the stu-
THERE WILL also be commun-7
ity singing of folk songs and gui-1
tar solos.;
Exhibits at the party will
provide students an opportun-
ity to see embroidered slippers,
place mats and doilies made of1
Pina, a cloth made from pine-
apple fibers.
There will also be straw purses,
salad bowls and other hand-carv-
ed objects on exhibit.
The president of the Philippine-
Michigan Club is Nelson Isada,j
and the advisors are Prof. Roy
Swinton and Prof. H. Bartlett, fa-
culty members who have taught in
the Philippines.

PLEDGE FORMALS are also on tap for Theta Chi's, Deke's,
Acacia, Alpha Chi Sigma, Chi Psi and Phi Kappa Psi.
More on the informal side, Phi Gamma Delta will hold a
hard-times party with the Theta's, and Alpha Tau Omega's are
planning a tree trimming party.
Graduate students are invited to attend a mixer and record
dance sponsored by the Graduate Student Council from 9 p.m. toI
midnight tonight at Rackham Assembly Hall.
Dressed in Eskimo costumes, couples will attend the "North Woods
Party" spons'ored by Delta Chi pledges, while Delta Sigma Phi's will
don bluejeans and plaid shirts for a hayride.
* * * *
FOLLOWING A DINNER, Alpha Tau Omega's will dance to the
music of Art Schuman at their formal Christmas dance. After Delta
Upsilon men and their dates attend the wedding and reception of one
of their fraternity brothers, they will also attend their pledge formal
with music by Hugh Jackson and his orchestra.
Commemorating Martin Van Buren's birthday, Chi Phi's will
hold a record dance. Dancing to records is also on the entertain-
ment list of Alpha Kappa Psi, Delta Tau Delta and Beta Theta Pi.
Continuing the list of pledge formals, Sigma Alpha Mu's and
their dates will dance to the music of Dick Stein at the Union. Favors
of a secret nature will also be presented to all couples.
Paul McDonough will play for the Phi Delta Theta pledge for-
mal at the Masonic Temple and Al Hatshaw's Combo music will be
heard at the Phi Chi formal. The Phi Kappa Sigma are also planning
a pledge formal.

Christmas will be ushered in
formally by the women of Helen
Newberry with their annual "Yule-
tide Ball," to take place tomorrow
night from 9 p.m. to midnight.
Couples will dance around a}
brightly lighted tree in the living
room, which will be decorated by
stylized Christmas-tree ornament
cutouts in a red, gray, and black
color scheme. The mantel mirror
will be adorned by Mrs. Ruth Mer-
rill, the house director.
Suspended from the sun porch
ceiling at different lengths, will
be gaily colored balls.
The Vaughan Shadows, compos-
ed of two Newberry women, Nora
Granito and Donna Westerlund,
and an alumna, Evie Graden, will
sing a medley of original arrange-
ments at intermission. They have
appeared in numerous campus tal-
ent shows. Several other alumnae
have been invited to return as
guests for the event.
A tree-trimming party will be
held this afternoon under the sup-
ervision of Coralyn Fitz, the dec-
orations chairman.
Last year Helen Newberry and
Betsy Barbour presented their
Christmas formals on the same
night, and the couples were en-
couraged to travel back and forth.
This tradition of a great many
years is being broken this year
since Barbour will hold its dance
next weekend.

* * .*
JUDGING THE contest were
Marvin J. Eisenberg, assistant pro-
fessor of fine arts; Arno L. Bader,
professor of English and art critic
for the Ann Arbor News and Jean
P. Slusser, professor of drawing
and painting and director of the
Museum of Art.
All paintings entered in the
all-campus contest will be on ex-
hibit for two weeks beginning
tomorrow morning in the Main
Lobby of the Union. The win-
ning entries will be marked.
Prizes were donatedby local
book stores and gift shops.

A fencing demonstration will
be given by Miss Paula Sweeney,
member of the United States
1952 Women's Foil Olympic
Team, at 7:15 p.m. Monday in
the WAB. All interested coeds
are invited to attend.

S. D. A*;*

Vulcans offer REDUCED RATES to
Chicago, New York, Buffalo
and Albany
Modern Reclining Seat Coaches
on New York Central R.R.
Tickets on Sale ... Administration Bldg.
Tuesday thru Friday, 1-4 P.M.

* * * *
SIGMA DELTA TAU and Phi Sigma Delta will
pledge party and a barbecue. A dinner and pledge
for the Sigma Alpha Epsilon andt--
Sigma Phi.
Dinner at the Union and danc-
ing to Mel Sachs and his combo
is planned for the Theta Xi for-
Silver-decked trees will set the
mood for Alpha Omicron Pi's win-
ter formal this evening. The
AOPi's and their dates will dine
and dance at the VFW.

hold a combined
formal is on tap


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ANOTHER feature of the pro-
gram will be the presentation of , D
a Christmas folk story and carols S .U k QUAD
known around the world by Mrs.
Winifred M. Crosley and John F. P r e s e n I s
In their presentation they will r
use such unusual and ancient in-
struments as the Lageolets, a
shepherd's pipe, and alto, sopra-
no and tenor recorders.
Reservations for the dinner may SAT., DEC. 12, SEMI-FORMAL
be placed with Mrs. John C. Mills,
NO 2-1030, by Monday. 9 to 1 o'Clock $2.75 per Couple
Serving as co-chairman of the
event with Mrs. Mills is Mrs. Rob- -DON BAP ORCHESTRA
ert J. Roush. Mrs. John H. Hol- AND THE STAN KELLER TRIO
lowell is in charge of financial ar-
rangements and Mrs. George G. "The Finest Dance on the Campus!"
Mackmiller Jr. is arranging the
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When I was
When I was one-and-twenty
I heard a wise man say,
"Give crowns and pounds and
But not your heart away;
Give pearls away and rubies
But keep your fancy free."
But I was one-and-twenty,
No use to talk to me.
When I was one-and-twenty
I heard him say again,
"The heart out of the bosom
Was evegien n ain-






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