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Mental Wiz
To Perform
At University
Dr. Polgar To Show
Mind Reading Abilities
In Return Show at H ill
Dr. Franz J. Polgar, world fam-
ous telepathist and hypnotist, will
perform for University students at
8:30 p.m., Friday, January 15 in
Hill Auditorium.
Polgar has given over 1100 pro-
grams in the past three years be-
fore outstanding forums, Town
Halls, Universities, conventions
and other groups. He performed
here last February in Hill Audi-
* * *
TICKETS FOR this year's pro-
gram are priced at $1.25 for re-
served seats and $1 for general ad-
mission, Roger Kidston, president
of Inter-House Council has an-
The Polgar Show co-chairmen
are Dave Gross and Jon Collins,
who will be assisted by their sec-
retary, Marcia Saltz.
Sub-chairman for the produc-
tion are: tickets, Ron Charfoss;
auditorium. Jim Marvri; publicity,
Barbara Greenfield and posters,
Sherwin Sokolov.
Dr. Polgar was so sure of him-
self and his master memory of
telepathy when he first took to
the lecture platform in this coun-
try, that while his manager looked
on in horror, he challenged an
audience at the Detroit Town Hall
* * *
"HIDE MY check for giving this
performance," he said. "I'll go out-
side and you can send as many
people as you wish to watch me.
If I can't find the check when I
come back, you keep it and tonight
is all for fun."
The audience hid the check un-
der the hat of a woman seated in
the center of the hall. Polgar sim-
ply asked for a _volunteer known
to the audience to give him mental
Then he hurried down the aisle,
shoved his way past protruding
knees in the particular row, arriv-
ed at the woman and her hat-
never having seen her before-and
produced the check. It took him
four minutes to complete the job
of locating one woman in 2000 to
find his pay for the evening.

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ON ICE-The Women's Physical Education Department will of-
fer a course in the fundamentals of figure skating during the
second semester to coeds interested in learning or bettering their
skating technique. These classes, along with the WAA-sponsored
Figure Skating Club, provide an opportunity for ice skating en-
thusiasts to enjoy this winter sport, while receiving instruction
in the more difficult routines.
Fraternities To Hold Dance
For. Underworld' Crowd

JGP Tryouts
To Be Held
During Week
Tryouts for singing, dancing,
and speaking parts in the 1954
Junior Girls' Play will be held this
week, General Chairman Lois
Klein has announced.
Singing and speaking tryouts
will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. to-
morrow, from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7
at 10 p.m. Thursday, and from 2
to 5 Friday at the League.
* * *
STUDENTS. seeking dancing
roles may audition from 2 to 5 and
7 to 10 p.m. tomorrow, 2 to 5 p.m.
and 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, and
from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday. Room
numbers will be posted on the
League Bulletin Board.
About 100 students will be
chosen to man parts in the an-
nual production which will be
presented for the second straight
year in Detroit.
Entitled "Tickled Pink," the
annual play was written by Jill
Coleman, Mimi Buck, and Joanne
Waxman. Lois Klein wrote most
of the music.
MANY REVISIONS followed the
original scenario which was de-
cided on last fall. When Joanne
Waxman, the original script writ-
er now studying in Geneva, Swit-
zerland, sent the second act here
by mail and it got lost, Miss Cole-
man undertook the writing job.
A mass meeting was held Oct.
8 to fill committee posts. Besides
the large number of juniors al-
ready hard at work on the spring
play, a Central Committee un-
der the direction of Miss Ethel
McCormick, League Social Di-
rector, is supervising the tasks.
Besides the coeds already men-
tioned Sue Beebe serves as assist-
ant chairman. Helen Schwartz
takes all the minutes assisted by
Priscilla Miley, Dance Chairmen
are Jane Kohr and Joanne Lichty,
while the cast will be made-up by
Nancy Bennett and Linda Hunt-
Music Chairman and Choral Di-
rector are the positions filled by
Virginia Reubene and Linda Beck;
properties will be under the super-
vision of Susan Fricker and Alice
Robertson; stage managers are
Barbara Uebel and Jo Decker while
Patricia Leroy is program chair-
Publicity will be handled by Nan
Swinehart, Pam Smith and Char-
lotte Carter while Ann Mercer and
Susan Stewart will take charge of
tickets and ushers.
Students who have made J-
Hop ticket reservations may buy
their tickets from 10 a.m. to
5 p.m. Wednesday through Fri-
day and from 10 a.m. to noon
Saturday in the Administration
Building. They are priced at $7.
General sales of extra tickets
will begin next week.





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BERLIN ERS REM EM BER- Bystanders in West
Berlin's Wittenberg Square view a giant candle erected as a memo-
rial to German POWs of World War II still held In'foreign lands.4

liantly illuminated presidential residence in New Delhi, India, is
reflected in a pond during the Hindu Diwali Festival of Light.

Waterfroht thugs and their
molls, as well as gamblers and
various other assorted criminals
will invade the League between 9
p.m. and midnight Saturday for
"Ann Arbor Confidential."
Sponsored by the eight frater-
nities included in Inter-fraternity
Council district number 5, the
dance is open to members of the
represented fraternities and their
* * *
DISTRICT five includes the
houses in the Washtenaw Hill area,
such as Sigma Nu, Delta Chi, Phi
Gamma Delta and Lambda Chi
Also attending the party will
be members of Trigon, Phi Kap-
pa Psi, Chi Phi and Alpha Sigma
Providing dance music for the
"underworld" crowd will be Don
Kenney and his orchestra. Featur-
ing six pieces, the group has played
for many fraternity dances on
* * *
IN KEEPING with the. "shady"
Smith To Speak
D. E. Smith, who is in charge of
the University's Psychological Im-
provement Reading Department
will deliver an address entitled "To
Teach Freshman and Students
HowsTo Prepart For and Take
Finals" at 7:15 p.m. today at the
League Ballroom.

theme of the dance, couples at-
tending will come dressed as var-
ious types of subversive or other-
wise "out-side the law" characters.
Aside from the "get-ups" al-
ready mentioned, some of the
guests will appear at the dance
as income tax evaders, "strong-
arm" men, bookies or bootleg-
During intermission, couples will
be picked at random from among
those attending the dance. Those
selected will be "investigated" for
their "crimes" according to the
costumes they are wearing.
* * * 4
PRIZES WILL be awarded for
the best costumes displayed dur-
ing the course of the evening.
Also in keeping with theme,
decorations will help set an "un-
derworld" atmosphere. Coeds
will receive a permanent mo-
mento of their trip "across the
Since no admission is being
charged, each house in the dis-
trict is contributing an amount
proportionate to the, number of
men in the house.
* .
ARRANGEMENT6 for the dance
are being carried out under the
direction of the social chairmen of
the various houses. Don Chisholm
is general chairman for the event.
Representing the first time on
campus that an IFC district has
held such a dance, the party idea
originated among the officers of
district 5.

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saysay, his wife, Luz, and daughter, Teresita read messages in
Manila on his election as president of Republic of the Philippines.

E X P E N S I V E T O U C H --.italian actress Gina Lollobri-
gida examines an evening gown at Pierre Balmain's salon in Paris.
Gown Is embroidered .with thousands of gold and black sequnW6

MICHIGRAS - All Michigras
house and organization representa-
tives are requested to attend a
meeting at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in
the Union Ballroom. The Booths
and Parade Chairmen will preside
at this meeting.
There will be a Michigras decora-
tions central committee meeting
at 7 p.m. tonight in the Union. All
committee members are requested
to attend.
RIDING CLUB-A movie, "Horse
Heritage" will highlight a social
meeting to be held by the co-rec
WAA Aiding Club at 7:15 p.m. to-
day at the WAB. The riding ses-
sion will be held Thursday.
t continue in the annual WAA Bas-
ketball Tournament with games
scheduled At the following times:
Tomorrow at 5:10 p.m.-Alpha
Xi Delta vs. Kappa Kappa Gam-
ma 1; at 7:15 p.m.-Mosher 2 vs.
Jordan 3; Alpha Phi 1 vs. Alpha
Epsilon Phi; at 8 p.m.-Barbour 2
vs. Jordan 5; Alpha Phi 2 vs. Pal-
Thursday at 5:10 p.m.-Delta
Gamma vs. Alpha Delta Pi; Alpha
Chi Omega 1 vs. Delta Delta Delta
2; at 7:15 p.m.-Jordan 4 vs. Pi
Beta Phi 2; Alpha Chi Omega 2
vs. Mosher 1; at 8 p.m.-no games.
All cancellations must be in by
12:30 p.m. tomorrow. There areno
games scheduled for today.




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SUNDAY, 8:30 P.M.


Tickets $3.00, $2.50, $2.00, $1.50


Parkman, Boston attorney and a
veteran of both world wars, has
been appointed deputy high com-
missioner for Berlin to serve
under_,Pr. -James -lS. ,Conaut,

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