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FRJMAY, MARCH 19, 1954

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Senior Night
Brings Back,
Past Scenes
Coeds Indicate Status
At Traditional Dinner,
Witness Annual JGP
By ROZ SHLIMOVITZ
If senior women retained any
doubts about the nearness of grad-
uation, they were dispelled last
night.
Attending one of their last func-
tions together seniors watched a
program which brought forth
laughter on the surface combined
with warm memories of the Sen-
ior's 1953 Junior Girls' Play, a
slightly off-pitch Sophomore Cab-
aret and Frosh' Weekend.
Quite a stir was also created
when the moment came for the
seniors to indicate whether they
were married e Agaged, pinned or
unattached.
While much surprise was reg-
istered when 29 married students
carried candles, 52 coeds exchang-
ed their fraternity pins for the
practical safety pins, and 88 en-
gaged seniors sucked lemons, the
loudest clatter was produced as
248 unattached females dropped
pennies, one for each birthday, into
a wishing well.
General Chairman for the "Sen-
for Fling" Barb Mazer later re-
vealed that the money would go
to charity.
Then came the premiere per-
formance of the 1954 Junior
Girls' Play.
Using their prerogative to call
for repeats of songs and lines spar-
ingly in the first acts, the coeds
"went wild" over Senator McSmar-
tee's (Delores Messinger) investi-
gation of the "pink" Low Slung
Island. They witnessed this scene
four times.
"Happy Things," "America USA"
and "Tickled Pink" also earned
cries of respect.
However the show did not end
with JGP; this the seniors dis-
covered when they returned to
their rooms. The juniors had been
at work.

-Daily-Chuck Kelsey
OPEN WIDE-"Depicting their four years at Dental School" is
the theme of the Odonto Ball to be held from 9 p.m. to midnight
tomorrow at the Union Ballroom.
Rivalry for Giant Slide Rule
To End at Traditional Dance

Job Guidance
Will Be Given
Conference To Offer
Career Information
Problems about choosing a ma-
jor for concentration and prepar-I
ing for a future job will be dis-
cussed at the first of the League's
career conferences at 1:30 p~m.
Saturday, March 27.
Entitled "Keys To Your Fu-
ture," the conference will offer
discussions, pointers and indivi-
dual help by both literary college
professors and college graduates
already working in various fields.
The conference will be divided
into two parts. The first part
will consist of a panel discus-
sion, "Value of the Humanities
in Earning a Living," with Prof.
Marvin Felheim of the English
department, Prof. Edgar Willis
of the speech department, Prof.
Otto Graf of the language de-
partment, Prof. Howard Ehr-
mann of the history department
and Miss Mildred Webber of the
Bureau of Appointments partici-
pating in the discussion.
Following the panel discussion,
the group will split up into spec-
ialized sections dealing with var-
ious particular vocational inter-
ests.
These four groups, dealing with
speech, history, English and lan-
guages will be headed by the four
professors participating in the
panel. There will also be gradu-
ates in each of the sections who
are working in the particular
fields and they will give their per-
sonal experiences in the jobs.
Students attending each sec-
tion will be able to ask specific
questions of the professors and
graduates who will attempt to
clarify many of the problems
confronting undergraduates.
Because many women come to
college and major in a liberal arts
program without too much idea
of what type of work they will go
into when they graduate, it is
hoped that this conference will
give specific information about job
opportunities in the humanities.

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By SUE LEVINE
With the coming of spring, thoughts have been turned toward
the rounds of parties, formals and dances scheduled for this weekend.
Swimming party is being planned tonight by the men of Scott
house, South Quadrangle, followed by refreshments and dancing at
the Quad, while a record dance has been scheduled by Phi Delta Phi.
"Beware of the Ides of March!" is the theme of the Alpha Chi
Sigma's, who will be "spinning" records tomorrow night, while a gay
costume party is being jointly planned by the Chi Psi's and Theta
Delta Chi's.
Celebrating the arrival of the spring weather which has des-
cended upon Ann Arbor, will be the Alpha Kappa Psi's and their
dates who will dance to the discs tomorrow night.
A "South Sea island" atmosphere will prevail at the Sigma Phi
Epsilon house as couples dance to the music of Hugh Jackson and
his band.
Reenacting the days of the Civil War will be the ZBT's and their
dates who will come dressed in costume reminiscent of the days of
Abraham Lincoln.
"Roaring Twenties parties are being planned by Delta Tau Delta
and Chi Phi, while Cooley House in East Quadrangle is holding its
semi-formal dance entitled "Silhouettes."
Entertaining at the Sammies' "Circus Party" will be Rifkin's
Rough Riders, which features Sir Basil and his bicycling and Paul-
Paul, the dog faced boy, with Dick Boggs and his Super-Duper
Circus Band playing for the occasion.
Record dances are being planned by the Sigma Nu's, Phi Kappa
Tau's, Phi Sigma Kappa's, and the men of Michigan House.
"The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi" will be chosen at the annual
Sigma Chi spring formal which will feature the band of Hal Singer.
Dancing in a semi-formal atmosphere of the "Club Reeviera,"
will be the men of Reeves House and their dates, who will be in sur-
roundings of a New York skyline.
Calling the fast stepping square dance of the Phi Rho Sigma's
will be Wayne Kuhn, while a "Shipwreck Party" is in store for.
the Delta Upsilon's and their dates.
Honoring the three fraternities of Sigma Phi, Delta Phi and Kap-
pa Alpha will be the men of Sigma Phi and their dates who will attend
the Union Triad Ball.
"Ay and it's a St. Patrick dance" fir the Zeta Psi's and their dates
who will be dancing to band music tomorrow night in an atmosphere
of the holiday, while the Kappa Sig's and their dates will be attend-
ing their "Suppressed Desire" party.
A spring pledge formal is in store for the Phi Delta Theta's and
their dates who will be dancing in a starry atmosphere at their house.
Preceeding their spring formal at the VFW, the Alpha Sigma Phi's
will hold a dinner at the house.
Sliding in "red socks" at their big annual Red Sock Slide will be
the Phi Sigma Delta's and their dates who will dance to the music
of Bob Kohler's band, while the Delta Sigma Pi's are also holding a
sock hop-record dance.
Sunday afternoon Stockwell will hold an all-campus open-open
house from 2 to 5 p.m.

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Engineers are in high hopes that
their prized slide rule will remain
undiscovered by the lawyers until
tomorrow, when the annual Slide
Rule Ball will take place from 9
p.m. to 1 a.m. in the League Ball-
room.
The success of this dance de-
pends on the appearance of the
giant rule as part of the decora-
tions. Traditionally the barristers
try to foil this attempt by discov-
ering its whereabouts and display-
ing it at their own Crease Ball.
"Spring Prelude," the theme
of the ball will be carried out
with the use of giant silhouettes
depicting various scenes of
spring. Green and yellow will
be the predominant colors,
along with other bright gay
colors typical of the season.
During intermission, couples'

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will be entertained by the "Novel-
aires," a vocal quartet composed
of Bob McGrath, Dave Calahan,
Ara Berbarian and Dick Frank.
This group was the winner of the
1952 Gulantics.
Among their selections will be
"'Twas Just A Garden in the
Rain," "Laura," "College Days,"
and one of their favorites, "We
Three."
Mel Sachs and his orchestra
will be featured, with their spe-
cialty in South American music.
They have played at various fra-
ternity and dormitory dances.
Yellow and purple programs will
be given out.
Tickets, priced at $2.50 per
couple, may still be purchased to-
day at the Engineering Arch, in
the Technic office, or at the door.

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SCHOLARSHIPS - Applications
for Mortarboard and Ethel McCor-
mick scholarships are due at 5 p.m.
today in the Undergraduate Office
of the League. The Mortarboard
$100 scholarship will be awarded to
a junior woman on the basis of
leadership, scholarship, service and
financial need. Interviews will. be-
held on Mon., March 29. The same
qualifications apply to the Ethel
McCormick scholarship, which will
be presented to an outstanding
junior on Installation Night, April
14. Three $100 awards will be giv-
en to University coeds.
FROSH WEEKEND-There will
be a meeting of the following com-
mittees of Blue Team of Frosh
Weekend today: programs com-
mittee at 2:30 p.m., Angell House
Lounge and publicity and posters
committees at 5 p.m., Betsy Bar-
bour.
WOMEN'S POOL-All physical
education staff instructors and as-
sistants and their families are in-
vited to swim in the women's pool
from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. today.
A special co-rec splash party will
be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and
from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. tomorrow
for the WAA Board, Michigras
committee, Union Board, League
Board and Ensian and Daily sen-
ior staffs.
WATER SAFETY COURSE-All
those who plan to take the Water
Safety Instructor's Course are re-
quested to attend the preliminary
session at 7:30 p.m. today at Tap-
pan Junior High School swimming
pool. Those interested, 18 years
old with a current Senior Life
Saving Certificate, can sign up at
the Red Cross Headquarters in the
Nickels Arcade.

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