FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1953
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Union To Reopen Club;
Campus Dance Slated
By League Committee
Along with the beginning of
classes and the first football game
comes another of this season's
firsts, the fall reopening of the
"Little Club," scheduled from 9
p.m. to midnight Friday.
A regular weekly feature, the
Little Club' will hold sway in the
North Lounge of the Union.
RED JOHNSON and his orches-
tra will provide the sweet and
smooth music for couples dancing
in the candle-lit night club at-
mosphere provided by the club.
Johnson's combo includes pi-
ano, drums, alto saxophone,
trumpet and trombone. The
leader man' himself is known
on campus as the conductor of
last year's Union Opera orches-
A junior in the School of Music,
Johnson arranged the music for
the opera as well as for the Junior
FEATURED DURING intermis-
sion, along with Johnson, will be
Ed Ravenscroft on the drums. Bill-
ed by the 'Little Club' committee
as "our answer to Gene Krupa,"
Ravenscroft won Gulantics, the
campus talent show, last year.
Checkered table cloths and
candles in whiskey bottle hold-.
ers on tables set around the
dance floor will provide a spot
for couples wishing to quench
their thirst with a coke, chat
with friends, or just sit one out.
Open to everyone on campus,
committee chairman Santo Pon-
ticello stated that the 'Little Club'
makes an ideal stopping place aft-
er a Friday night movie and pro-
vides a relaxing atmosphere after
a hard week of classes.
TICKETS, at $1 per couple, may
be purchased at the door.
A Union sponsored feature
since the fall of 1952, the 'Little
Club' was previously under the
direction of the former Inde-
pendent Men's Association.
Known as the Z.M.A., the men
sponsored the club in the Michigan
Room of the League.
After tonight's pep rally, stu-
dents may go directly to the Wo-
men's League "stag or drag" dance
without stopping to change clothes.
Sponsored by the League Coun-
cil, the dance is a "come-as-you-
are-affair," to which men and wo-
men are invited to wear blue jeans,
lumberjacks,, sweat shirts or "slop-
Chuck Ritz and his band, who
were featured this summer at
League dances, will provide the
music for this all-campus dance.
An admission charge of 50 cents,
per person will be made.
For All Courses
Having academic difficulties?
While many students have ad-
justed to their classes and studies,
everyone runs into - difficulties
which could produce a serious
threat to their academic career.
Merit-Tutorial committee stands
ready to help students by main-
taining a list of tutors who are
able to provide the necessary as-
sistance. Tutors are available for
Members of the merit-tutorial
committee wish to encourage stu-
dents to come to see them about
Because of the great demand for
help in mathematics, physics, and
chemistry courses, the committee
needs many more tutors who are
qualified to coach students in these
In order to qualify, a tutor must
have a B average in their major,
or an A average in any other
course. Tutors receive $1 an hour
except for physics and chemistry
for which they receive $2 an hour.
The Merit-Tutorial committee
also keeps a record of every wo-
men's extra-curricular activities
and other essential information
for deciding who is to receive the
scholarships which are presented
during League Night.
In addition, committee main-
tains a file of volunteer and paid
jobs for the convenience of coeds.
Anyone wishing to petition for
the merit-tutorial committee, serve
as a tutor, or seek scholastic tutor-
ing may apply in the Undergrad-
uate office of the League.
On 1Ae J4ote
By MARILYN MILLER
It has taken only a week for the Michigan campus to begin it's
social whirl, and many groups have scheduled a round of events for
The Phi Sigma Delta fraternity is giving a party which they call
"Fission Mission." They are basing their theme on the atomic idea.
* * * *
ELECTRIC EQUIPMENT and high voltage danger signs will be
scattered throughout the house. Using a takeoff from the Oak Ridge
Center the men are temporarily calling their house . "Hermitage
Ridge." Music and refreshments will be provided.
Saturday evening will find the Alpha Delta Phis and their
dates enjoying a casual record dance. Across the street, the Beta
Theta Pi's will be having similar entertainment.
Chi Phi men are expecting many alums to return after the big
game on Saturday. They are planning a dinner and a dance which
will feature Percy Treadaway and his Trio.
* * * *
CIDER AND DONUTS will help set the atmosphere of an autumn
party for Delta Chi members and their dates.
Beginning their social season the Delta Tau Deltas have
planned an informal record dance. The Alpha Tau Omegas and
the Alpha Sigma Phis have also scheduled informal affairs.
Pizza pie is a new feature which the Phi Alpha Kappa men have
added to their party plans. Acacia has included a buffet supper which
will highlight their after-game events.
* * * *
GOMBERG HOUSE of South Quad has planned a party at the
Fresh Air camp. Levis and Jeans will be the predominant apparel.
Dinner will feature hot dogs and all the trimmings. The men and
their dates are also looking forward to a marshmallow roast and danc-
ing inside the lodge.
The Delta Upsilon fraternity is presenting a dance for which
they have engaged Hugh Jackson and his Orchestra. The Phi Chi
men are also having an orchestra for their after game festivities.
The theme of the Pi Lambda Phi dance tomorrow night is "Wash-
ington Noctourne" which will carry out the atmosphere of the game.
"Huskies" will decorate the house as the men and their dates relax to
the strains of their favorite bands.
Varsity Night Auditions Scheduled
Auditioning for the fifteenth
annual Varsity Night to be held
at 8:15 p.m. Oct. 16 in Hill Audi-
torium is now in progress in Harris
Time for auditions can be ar-
ranged by calling 3-1511, ext. 2114,
or applying in person at Harris
Hall on the corner of State and
ANY PROMISING individual or
group who is interested in per-'
forming is encouraged to audition
for the all-campus revue.
To Speak Sunday
Speaker at 10:45 a.m. this Sun-
day at the Bethlehem Church, 423
South Fourth Avenue, will be the
Rev. Hartland H. Helmich, Direc-
tor of Student Work of the Evan-
gelical and Reformed Church.
His subject will be "Christian
The service at Bethlehem
Church is broadcast over Station
WHRV from 11:30 a.m. to noon
through the courtesy of the Ann
Arbor Council of Churches.
Mr. Helmich will also address
the Student Guild which meets at
the church at 7:00 p.m. His sub-
.iect for this meeting will be "As
Students and Faculty-Let's Be
In the past many well
personalities such as Robert
Q. Lewis, Fred Lawton, Joe
Gentile and Paul "Dizzy" Trout
have held down the master
of ceremonies spot, and this
year promises an equally well
known celebrity for M. C. this
Featured performers will be the
Symphony Band playing marches,
familiar "pop" selections, the "M"
Rhapsody and other numbers.
NO INDIVIDUAL seats will be
reserved. By contacting Charles
Hollis, student manager of the
University bands, or Mrs. Matti-
son, band secretary, at 3-1511, ext.
2114, a group may reserve a sec-
tion upon the purchase of twenty-
five or more tickets.
The group will then be assign-
ed to a section of seats which it
must be responsible for roping
off on the afternoon of the per-
formance. All ropes will come
down by 8:05 p.m., so all mem-
bers of the group must be in
their seats by that time.
Since Varsity Night is usually a
sell-out, Charles Hollis, student
manager, advises immediate res-
ervations for a choice block of
* * *
LAST YEAR eight student acts
took the spotlight before the Hill
Dick Mottern's Ann Arbor Alley
Cats started the show with their
jazz versions of current popular
favorites while the Jay Mills-Ber-
nie Kahn comedy duo amused the
audience with their college antics.
The Novelaires joined voices
with the string bass accompani-
ment by Aubrey Tobin.
Joan Hyman, '55, tennis club manager, shows a list of new mem-
bers to Pat Bubel, '55, while Benita Robin, '57, watches a match.
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Competition Will Highlight
WAA Tennis Club Meeting
With no "Mo" Connolly's around Tentative plans for the year in-
ward off would-be competitors, lude tennis matches with Michi-
sis enthusiassts will gather at
.m. today at the Women's Ath- gan State, Albion College, and
ic Building for the first regular University High School's team. If
AA Tennis Club meeting of the weather continues to be nice
year. inter-club matches will also beI
The Theosophical Society in Ann Arbor
SEYMOUR D. BALLARD
"Order in an Age of Anxiety"
SUNDAY, SEPT1E1MBER 27 8:00 P.M.
KALAMAZOO ROOM MICHIGAN LEAGUE
Public is cordially invited
In order for all the members to
get acquainted a round robin
"bridge" tournament has been
scheduled on the Palmer Field
Courts from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
* * *
TENNIS FANS who have three
o'clock classes may come after
their courses have adjourned and
still take part in the festivities.
While 23 coeds have already
signed up for the club at the
group's organizational meeting
Wednesday, anyone else inter-
ested may join this afternoon,
according to Joan Hyman, man-
No uniform is reque '. although
students should wear shorts and
gym shoes. Rackets may be bor-
rowed at the WAB.
TO SEE that all the matches run
smoothly, Miss Hyman will have
two assistants, Barbara Bursteim,
'55, and Peggy Goebel, '57, helping
her during the fall season. j
For those who wish help with
their serves or backhands, Miss
Joan Farrell of the Women's
Physical Education Department
will be stationed at the courts
during part of the tournament.
As a convenience to the tennis
fans, a list of all members of the
club with their addresses and play-
ing experience has been compiled
and will be posted at Barbour Gym
and at the WAB. Miss Hyman' feels
this list should prove valuable for
the coed wishing to play during
on the agenda. "JUST A PARTY" is the well chosen title of the Sigma Alpha
Future meetings will be held on
Fridays on the Palmer Field ten- Epsilon Saturday night dance which will feature a combo and refresh-
nis courts. ments. Theta Chi men and Theta Delta Chi men will be found spin-
nmg platters at their respective houses.
The Sammys are giving a party which they have dubbed
"Around the Town." The men and their dates will be entertained
by a tour of exciting spots in New York City. The decorations and
refreshments will b'e in accordance with the theme. A four piece
combo is being expected.
I-HOP--There will be a mass
meeting of the publicity staff forI Phi Rho Sigma is having an informal record dance for the ac-
I-Hop at 4 p.m. today in the tives and rushees. Record dances are also being given by the Phi Kap-
League. All publicity chairmen in pa Sigmas. Phi Delta Phi's, and the Kappa Sigmas. Phi Delta Phi is
the women's dorms and all men planning an informal gathering Sunday afternoon for the men and
appointed by their Social Chair- their dates, too.
nien in the quadrangles are ex- . * * *
pected to attend. SCOTT HOUSE is ha vii - a party after the football rally tonight.
* * *
The freshmen are entirely 'esponsible for the event which is called
" "-. . 44C ..L T.-
HILLEL-Members of the Hillel the "Scott Hop." Denims a Id levis will predominate, but socks and
Council will meet at 10 p.m. Sun- shirts will be outstanding as prizes are being offered for the zaniest
day at the Hillel Building. At the ones. Refreshments and miscellaneous skits will occupy part of the
session open to anyone who wishes evening.
to attend, the semester's programTe
will be outlined.Tau Delta Phi is having a wienie roast in honor of the new
Initiates. The old actives are busy rehearsing skits to provide diver-
* * * sion in between dance numbers.
. HAWAII CLUB - The Hawaii
Club will give a mixer in the Wes- Stockwell Hallis presenting a mixer to which they have invited
leyan Lounge of the First Metho- Huber, Gomberg, Wenley and Williams Houses. Entertainment is plan-
dist Church this Saturday, Sep- ned.
tember 26 at 8:00 p.m. There will The "Kickoff" party at the Zeta Beta Tau House will feature Red
be games, entertainment, refresh- Johnson and his Trio. An informal record dance is also initiating the
ments, and social dancing. All stu- social season for Triangle men and their dates.
dents are welcome, especially any-
one who is interested in Statehood 1 Toght Geddes House, the new University co-operative on cam-
for Hawaii. pus, has invited Adelia Che'ever, Gomberg, and Tyler to a square dance
* * *
MIXER-A mixer for all foreign
students and American students!
will be held at 8:30 p.m. tonight
at the International Center. Re-
freshments will be served and get-
acquainted games are scheduled.
which will be held at their house. Ivan Parker, assistant to the Dean
of Students, will be the caller. The group plans to attend the foot-
ball pep rally before the dance.
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