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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1953

T HE MICHIGAN DAILY

PAGE F'TV

?AGK F'IYI

League Will Hold Bridge Classes

Men, Coeds
May Register
For Lessons
Students who attend the bridge
lessons sponsored by the League
will learn that it takes brains just
to be a "dummy."
Bridge lessons will start Tues-
day, Oct. 6, and anyone who is
interested in answering the call
"Fourth for bridge" is eligible to
join.
* * *k
CLASSES WILL be taught by Ed
Simons, who is entering his fourth
year of teaching bridge.
All students, faculty members
and Ann Arbor residents may
buy their tickets at the Under-
graduate Office daily in the
, League.
The price for the lessons is $3.50.
Because the series extends over a
ten week period, the fee per ses-
sion is 35 cents.
KIBITZERS can now try their
actual skill in bridge by joining
the beginners class which 'will be
held every Tuesday from 7 to 8:30
P.M.
For those who have had more
practice with no trump bidding
or the grand slam, there will be
intermediate classes from 8:30
to 10 p.m. where they can learn
more card skills.
At the classes students not only
receive detailed instructions, but
also learn while they play. Usually
the last 15 minutes is set aside for
actual practice.
Typewritten instructions sum-
marizing the proper play and de-
tails of the game are presented to
the bridge fans after each lesson.

-Daily-Malcolm Shatz
THOUGHT PROVOKING-While before and after dinner are the
most popular times, coeds and men on campus may be found in
their residences playing bridge at almost any hour classes aren't in
session to almost all hours. For those who do not know how to play
or would like to improve their game, the League is once again
sponsoring classes. Students may register for these lessons now
at the League.

'Little Club'
Will Feature
Dance Music
Cabaret Atmosphere
Will Prevail in Union
For Weekly Session
"Under twenty - oners" w h o
would like to dance in the soph-
isticated atmosphere of a dimly-
lit night-club will have an op-
portinity to do just that when the
'Little Club' opens its doors from
9 p.m. to midnight Friday in the
North Lounge of the Union.
Acting as band-master for this
season's 'Little Club,' Red Johnson
and his orchestra will provide the
music for dancing.
Featuring a five piece combo,
including piano, drums, saxo-
phone, trumpet and trombone,
the group will play "sweet and
smooth" numbers appropriate
to the candle-lit atmosphere of
the club.
Members of the combo, besides
Johnson, who are all students at
the University include David Ca-
vitch, Bill Herman, Jim Pullin,
and Joe Moore.
Directing his group from the
piano keyboard, Johnson is fa-
miliar on campus as the direc-
tor of last year's Union Opera
orchestra. He was also in charge
of orchestration for the Opera,
as well as for the Junior Girls
Play.
As a special feature of the eve-
ning, Bob Cohler, a transfer stu-
dent from the University of Colo-
rado, will play the vibraphone.
Cohler, who has his own combo
entitled "The Pastels," aims to
achieve new sounds with music.
Couples looking for a little re-
freshment between dances will
find cokes, potato chips and pret-
zels available. The Union Cafe-
teria will also be open.
Tables placed around the
dance-floor will provide a spot
where couples may sip their
cokes, exchange small talk with
friends or just rest between
numbers.
The familiar checkered table-
cloths and whiskey-bottle candle
holders will add to the cabaret at-!
mosphere.
Under the direction of Santo
Ponticello, the Little Club is spon-
sored by the Union every Friday
evening throughout the semester.
The price of admission will be
$1 for couples spending the entire
evening at "the Club" and 75
cents for those who drop in after
11 p.m.
Foreign Students
Invited To Attend
Banquet at Chapel

Women Voters Group
To Meet Tomorrow
All Interested Women Invited To Participate
In Planning Officers' Election, Year's Activities
Politically-minded women may frage movement under Carrie
attend a reorganizational meeting Chapman Catt as a memorialj
of the campus League of Women to the women who helped win
Voters at 4:30 p.m. tomorrow in the right to vote,
the League. "Get out the Vote" was the early
All interested women are urged s o thnd ote wfstheea-
to attend the meeting which will slogan and objective of the Lea-:
be concerned mainly with plans gue as it first began its program
for election of officers and for of stimulating women to vote and
the year's activities, assume political responsibility.
* s s Organized on three levels, the
ORGANIZED last year, .the League of Women Voters has 764
a eueofstomeVoters local organizations in 43 states in
Campus League of Women t addition to the District of Colum-
gives women, whether or not they :bia, Hawaii and Alaska.
are 21, a chance to express their

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Bridge Tournaments open to the
entire campus are sponsored by
the University later in the year.
* * *
DELEGATES TO the annual
State of Michigan Tourney are
determined at a playoff which is
held after participants have dis-
played their talents in several
rounds.
Bridge players also have an
opportunity to exhibit their abil-

* * *
ities in playing with bridge fans
from other colleges and universi-
ties in the inter-collegiate tour-
naments.
Women bridge enthusiasts who
have entered the bridge tourney in
previous years have been able to
obtain late permission.
With the highest scoring con-
testants as the winners, the elim-
ination tournaments are run off
on a duplicate bridge basis.

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interest in government in a very
constructive way. It fulfills a
need on campus for a non-parti-
san political organization, and
gives women an opportunity to
gain experience in citizen parti-
cipation.
The group is organized in
much the same way as other
Leagues of Women Voters
throughout" the country, and
works in cooperation with the
Ann Arbor League.
Through its affiliation with the;
total League structure, the cam-'
pus League can draw on the ex-
perience and information of the
local, state and federal organiza-
tions.
The campus League is concern-
ed with all phases of government,
from the international level down
to the University level. From this
broad field, the members choose
certain projects on which to work.
* * *
LAST YEAR the group sponsor-}
ed a voter's service which included!
such things as a radio broadcast
concerned with absentee voting
and the soldier's ballot.
Another part of the project
was the demonstration of voting
machines in the Ann Arbor
State Bank.
On Election Day itself, the cam-
pus League offered a baby-sitting
service so that Ann Arbor resi-
dents would be able to get to the
polls.
During an informal coffee hour
sponsored by the group last year,
Prof. James K. Pollock, chairman
of the political science depart-
ment, said that he feels it im-
portant for students to take ad-
vantage of opportunities for learn-
ing about politics and government!
during their college careers.
* * *
HE STATED that being a good1
citizen involves more active par-
ticipation than merely voting ev-
ery two or four years.
The League was founded in
1920 by the leaders of the suf-

ALTHOUGH THE League re-!
mains non-partisan, one of its
many functions is gathering and
publishing information on candi-
dates and issues so that its mem-
bers may be well-informed before
they vote,
Affiliated with no political
party, the League nonetheless
encourages its members to join
political groups and in general
to take an active role in poli-
tics.
A Board of Directors acts as a
central cognating group but or-
ganizational standards and pro-
grams of work are adopted by lo-
cal members at state meetings and,
on the national level, by conven-
tions that are held every two
years.
League members also work to-
gether in smaller groups. Towns
and cities are divided into separ-
ate areas which have their own
discussion meetings. The group
gathers information on a specific
topic for about a year, and then
presents this information both toI
its own members and to other
groups in the area.
Each year the problems are
changed so that in time one dis-
cussion group has studied several
issues quite tlhoroughly.
On a local level, the League also
sponsors and gives speeches to
schools and organiztions to fur-
ther political interest and parti-
cipation.

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LEAGUE COUNCIL-There will
be a meeting of the League Coun-
cil at 4 p.m. today in the League.
All members are asked to attend.
* * *
WAA-All timers and scorers
for the WAA volleyball tourna-
ment will meet at 5 p.m. tomor-
row in the fencing room at Bar-
bour Gym.

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All international students on
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game Saturday in the basement of
the Campus Chapel on the corner
of Washtenaw and Forest.
The banquet is being sponsored
by members of Michigan Chris-
tian Fellowship, a chapter of In-
ter-Varsity Christian Fellowship.
After the banquet, a short talk
on. Christianity will be given by
Mr. David Adeney; a returned mis-
sionary from China.
Since his return to the United
States Adeney has served as a re-
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He spent a number of years in
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