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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1953

THE MICHIGAN DAILY'"

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WAA Club Will Open
Field Hockey Season
While hockey here is usually as- pied a major role in the school's
sociated with the University's na-
tional championship ice hockeyI extra-curricular program, club
Asho manager Donna Westerlund has
team, the Women's Athletic Asso- pointed out that students need
ciation has a field hockey club, no previous experience to be-
which competes against coed's comev ueberb
clubs from other schools. come a member.
Differing from ice hockey, field In fact Miss Westerlund- stated
hockey season will get underway that the purpose of the club is to
at 5 p.m. tomorrow at the Women's provide an opportunity for all wo-
Athletic Building when the WAA men on campus that have an in-
club will hold an organizational terest in the game to come out and
meeting, have fun, whether she is a begin-
While many of the club mem- ning' or advanced player.
bers come from private or public The team this year will face
schools where the sport occu- Michigan State College and Albion
Oct. 13, Bowling Green and Ypsi-
lanti, Oct. 23 and University High
Fortnite Petitions School and Ann Arbor High Oct.
30. A match with the faculty is
open Tomorrow also on the agenda.
After the games played
Fortnite petitions will be accept- round robin style, all the com-
ed beginning tomorrow through petitors get together for tea and
Oct. 9, with interviews starting refreshments at the WAB.
Oct. 2, Assembly Association an- Last year's hockey club had a
nounced yesterday. successful season defeating Mich-
The annual affair will be held igan State, Albion and the high
on Nov. 23 this year. schools and losing only to Michi-
Among positions open are gen- gan Normal.
eral chairman, awards chairman, For the contests the participants
decorations chairman, patrons wear chin guards, and shorts or
chairman, program chairman, jeans. Both the guards and hockey
publicity chairman and skits stocks which cost about $5 a piece
chairman. are furnished by the Women's Phy-
Any independent woman is eli- sical Education Department.
gible to petition if she lives in a Advisor of the Club is Miss Helen
dormitory, league or cooperative Stewart who is a member of the
house, or private home. Detroit Field Hockey Association's
Petitions will be accepted at the first team and holds a national
Assembly office in the League. rating.

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A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING':

Men's, Women's Glee Clubs Start Year's Activities

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-Daily-Gerry Van Otteren
AIMING FOR A GOAL-Marge Jilbert, '54, and Nancy Shawley,
Grad., members of the WAA Hockey Club, drive in for a goal in
a practice session. The club will hold its first organizational meet-
ing of the year at 5 p.m. tomorrow at the WAB.
U' President's Home Cited
As Oldest Campus Building

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Home of seven or eight Univer-
sity presidents, and credited with
being the oldest building on cam-
pus, the president's house on South
University has had a long and dig.
nified tradition.
It was built in 1850, on the orig-
inal 40 acres whiclh comprised the
campus and was one of five houses
costing $45,000, an extravagant
sum to many in those days. The
five buildings, were known as fac-
ulty houses, and all but one has
been torn down to make way for
expanding classroom needs.
Designed by an eastern archi-
tect, the house resembles the
style popular in that region in
the 1800's. The "Widow's Walk,"
a small fenced area on the roof
of the house, was built for the
sailor's wife who anxiously
awaited the first glimpse of her
husband's ship as he returned
from sea.

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Now painted white and trimmed
in green, there is always a crew
of repairmen and yardmen to keep
the house new-looking to passers-
by.
President Harlan H. Hatcher,
eighth president of the University,
Mrs. Hatcher and their two child-
ren, Robert and Anne Linda, have
occupied the home since 1951.
President and Mrs. Hatcher
will continue the tradition es-
tablished by President-Emeri-
tus Alexander G. Ruthven of
opening the home to all students
on campus at bi-monthly teas.
Students act as hostesses and
guests receive guided tours or
may wander at their leisure
through the historical home.

Whether the individual's wish
is singing as a career or as a hobby,
the Men's and Women's Glee Clubs
can fulfill either desire.
Tryouts for the Women's Glee
Club, open to all women on cam-
pus, will be held at 4 p.m. every
Tuesday and Thursday in Audi-
torium D, Angell Hall until the
quota of members is filled.
An associated Women's League
activity, the Women's Glee Club
under the direction of Maynard
Klein has planned an eventful
year of events including the an-
nual Christmas and spring con-
certs, radio programs, extra con-
certs for private groups in Ann
Arbor and evening concerts in
nearby cities.
Highlighting the past year's per-
formances was the club's tour
group going on a concert through
the state.
Presentation of Service Awards
at the Annual Spring Banquet
ends the year's activities.
The Club urges any women
who likes to sing and enjoys
singing a variety of music to
come over to the League for
tryouts.
Coming into the public eye dur-
ing their tour of the East, the
Men's Glee Club performed at
Town Hall in New York City, and
on the Ed Sullivan show, "Toast
of the Town."
Along with radio and television
shows, the Glee Club has been
featured in movie shorts.
"Songs of Colleges," a movie
Men To Register,
Coeds Will Meet
For Dance Class
Men students still have the op-
portunity to register for dance
classes today.
Tickets for both the couples and
singles classes will be sold from
7 to 9 p.m. today at the League.
The price for men is $4 for eight
lessons.
A mass meeting for women in-
terested in joining the classes will
be held at 5 p.m. tomorrow in the
League.
Coeds may register at this time
and receive further instructions
about classes. A prevue of steps to
be learned during the classes will
be demonstrated at this meeting.
Among the steps which John
Urbanic plans to teach this Year
are old favorites like the waltz,
fox trot, tango, and South Ameri-
can dances incluring the ihumba
and samba.
Later in the semester when stu-
dents show progress in their danc-
ing the best dancers are chosen
for the exhibition class. The ex-
hibition class learns more compli-
cated routines arranged by John
Urbanic.
The exhibition classes provide
more outlets for students' inter-
ests in novelty numbers including
the charleston. Instruction is also
given in more complicated dips
and turns for ballroom dancing.
With the social activities still
ahead this semester the dance
committee urges everybody to join
the classes and get more enjoy-
ment at fall dances by knowing
new steps.

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short featuring the Glee Club, Philip A. Duey, the Glee Club pre-
along with other college glee sents annual Christmas and spring
clubs, presented scenes from var- concerts at Hill Auditorium.
ious campuses while the Club In addition to his duties as di-
sang the appropriate college rector, Prof. Duey is a professor
song in the background. of voice in the University's School
Under the direction of Prof. of Music.

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Concluding their activities for
each year the Men's Glee Club
holds their annual banquet, during
which honors and scholarships are
presented to members who have
contributed the most to the work-
ing of the Club in the past year.

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League
Notes
ADC - Assembly Dormitory
Council will hold a meeting at 4
p.m. today in the League. Presi-
dents and representatives from all
women's dormitories are required
to attend.
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I-HOP-Official production on
decoration\ for I-Hop will start
at 2 p.m. today in the League. All
independents are asked to come to
the publicity room behind the main
desk whenever they have any free
time from now until October 10.
* * *
I-HOP-The publicity commit-
tee for I-Hop will meet at 4 p.m.
tomorrow in the League. Plans
for the coming dance will be dis-
cussed.
SOCIAL CHAIRMEN - Social
chairmen from all men's and wo-
men's dormitories are asked to at-
tend a meeting at4:30 p.m. tomor-
row in the League.

When occupied by President
Ruthven, who was a noted author-
ity in the natural sciences, the
house had a closed patio between
the living room and study, which
was kept full of plants and flow-
ers of all kinds.
Dr. James B. Angell, who held
the presidency from 1871 to
1909, was undecided for nearly
two years whether to accept the
Regents' offer of appointment.
Dr. Angell visited Ann Arbor,
and decided to accept the position,
provided improvements were made
in the house. He wanted it paint-
ed and papered, and especially
wanted a central heating system
and bathroom, such as his family
was accustomed to in the East.
When the Regents agreed, he came1
to Ann Arbor, and lived in the1
house even after his retirement.
Dr. Angell died in 1916 and the
building was used as Red Cross
headquarters for a time duringc
World War I. During his admin-t
istration a third floor and a westr
wing were added to the structure.r

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