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FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 1954





Weekend Scheduled To Begin

Maize, Blue Teams To Vie
In Traditional Competition

Freshman women will bring
their traditional rivalry to a cli-
max tonight and tomorrow night,
as the Maize and Blue teams of
Frosh Weekend present their
dances and floorshows.
Tickets for both nights, priced
at $1.50 per couple, may be pur-
chased from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to-
day and tomorrow in the Wom-
en's Athletic Building, on the Di-
agonal and in the Undergraduate
Office of the League.
ALL TICKET sellers are re-
quested to turn in their tickets to
Joan Kissick in the Undergraduate
- Office of League today. General
Chairmen of the weekend, Sally
Wilkinson, Maize and Joan Karch,
Blue, announced that appropriate
dress for the occasion would be
dressy dresses and heels for the
women and suits for the men.
Paul McDonough and his
orchestra will be on hand both
nights to' provide music for
dancing for those students at-
tending the dances.
Tonight the Maize Team will
present "aMAIZ-in PURSE-onal-
ties," an original script, from 9
p.m. to midnight in the League
Ballroom. The theme of the floor-
show will be the story of a Uni-
versity coed at "Pamela's Person-
ality Party."
* * *
THE MAIZE Team floorshow
cast, under the direction of Meri-
delle Knights, chairman, and Sal-
ly Ann Miller, assistant chairman,
will reveal the mysteries of a wom-
en's purse through various dances
and songs.
The lead In the musical show
will be taken by Elizabeth Met-
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calf, as Pamela, with supporting
roles held by many freshman
women, including Isabelle, play-
ed by Nancy Marsh.
In the show, Miss Metcalf's ma-
jor is radio-active isotopes, which
she soon changes for charm and
personality through the beauty se-
crets of Pamela's "amazing purse."
When she has gained her diploma
for an "amazing personality," she
receives a wooden shoe, one of
the Maize Team's symbols, as a
good luck omen. The show will
be given in the form of a radio
TOMORROW night the Blue
Team will present "Nautical Non-
sense" from 9 a.m. to midnight in
the League Ballroom. Their theme
will feature the team's ship, which
has been christened the "S.S. Nev-
ersail," and a crew of "Michigan
Frances Crowley will take the
lead in the floorshow as the sto-
away who aggravates Admiral
Peek, played by Gaille Valentine.
Margaret Rout and Jacqueline
Boyer will also add comedy to
the show with their clown acts.
* . *
JUDGES for this year's Frosh
Weekend will be Susan Riggs,
president of the League; John
Baity, president of Inter-fraterni-
ty Council and Mrs. Edith M.
Wheeler, business manager of the
The teams will be judged on
decorations, publicity, enter-
tainment, ticket sales and pro-
gram design. The winner will
be announced tomorrow night
at "Nautical Nonsense."
Patrons - for Frosh Weekend,
which has been a tradition at the
University since 1946 include
President and Mrs. Harlan H.
Hatcher, Dean and Mrs. Walter
B. Rea, Dean Deborah Bacon, As-
sistant Dean Sarah L. Healy, As-
sociate Deans Elsie R. Fuller and
Gertrude Mulhollan, Mr. and Mrs.
Arthur Van Duren and Mr. and
Mrs. Clyde Vroman.
Others are Prof. and Mrs. Erich
A. Walter, Prof. and Mrs. George
A. Peek, Prof. and Mrs. Russell
C. Hussey, Miss Katherine -Porter,
Mr. and Mrs. John E. Bingley,
Miss Ethel McCormick, Mr. and
Mrs. George W. Alexander. Miss
Sue Nasset, Miss Diane Holbrook
and all Maize Team parents.

Themes Set
For Booths
At Michigras
Food, entertainment and atmos-
phere will be the contributions of
eight refreshment booths for the
1954 Michigras Carnival to be
held from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. next
Friday and Saturday at Yost Field
Hula dances and solos on the
uke" will entertain students who
patronize the Hawaiian Terrace."
Carrie and Connie Misiolek, Ron
Chipps and Jack Pate have been
planning this booth for Alpha
Gamma Delta and Sigma Nu.
No carnival is complete without
cotton candy. Alpha Omecron ,Pi
and Phi Kappa Tau members will
make sure no one misses this del-
icacy, having designed their booth
in the shape of a cotton candy
cone. Lucy Blackburn and Ken
Hafer are in charge.
Fish netting, sailor flags and
marine decor will decorate the
"Crow's Nest," a marine night
club. While guests sip "fancy soft
drinks," such house specialties as
the "Hurricanes," a quartet, will
sing and the "Commodores," a
combo, will play. Managers of the
club for Gamma Phi Bita and Chi'
Phi are Jan Mewhort and Ed Pat-j
A loud steam whistle blaring ,t
intervals will remind carnival fans
to "Wet Your Whistle." This
booth, the )roduct of Tyler House
and Delta Sigma Phi will be in
the form of a vending machine,
and various lights will keep flash-
ing. Noren Helliwell, Barb Knapp
and Nancy Renkenberger are
working on the details along with
Dave Huthwaite and Dave Hilder-
Nita Lindland, booth chairman
for the Michigan Dames, reported
that a modern theme will prevail
at their Treasure Island Inm).
While hungry guests eat hot dogs
or ice cream, fish mobiles will
garner their attention.

Tennis ...
Beginning the weekend of May
30, an all-campus women's ten-
nis tournament will be held.
Entries are now being accepted.'
Any coed on campus may partic-
ipate in the WAA-sponsored event.
She may register with her house
athletic manager or by calling
Joan Hyman, NO 2-3119, the Ten-
nis Club manager.
{On the House
With many students deserting
campus for the various religious
holidays, only a few parties and
dances are being scheduled for
this weekend.
Coming dressed in various garbs
and dancing to records at their
"Bunny Ball" tonight will be the
members of Delta Theta Phi and
their dates, while the Phi Delta
Phi's are also "spinning to the
A "Paint Mixer" is in store for
the residents of Gomberg House,
South Quad and Helen Newberry
residence. Working on their decor-
ations for Michigras, the couples
may also dance to records in one
of the many recreation rooms.
Also planning their strategy for
Michigras will be the Phi Kappa
Sigma's who are working with the
girls from Jordan.
Record dances are being planned
by many of the fraternity houses
for tomorrow. Among those who
will listen to the "big name bands
via the discs" are the Alpha Delta
Phi's, AKPsi's, Delta Tau Dalta's,
Phi Delta Theta's, Phi Sigma Kap-
pa's and the Phi Kappa Psi's.

All entries are due Wednes-
Participants may sign up to
start play either at 2 p.m. Friday,
April 30, 8:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. Satur-
day, May 1.
According to the rules of the
tournament, all entrees must be
present at the hour that they state
and continue to play as long as
they win.
Failure to appear within 15
minutes of the scheduled time
will result in forfeit. Playoffs
will be held for the winners in
each bracket.
Players may obtain rackets at,
the WAB but must furnish two
new balls and wear tennis shoes.
In case of rain, students will be
notified of further playing dates
on the WAB bulletin board.
For students wishing to get in
some practice, the WAA Tennis
Club will hold an informal play
session at 3:30 p.m. today. Even
if it rains, the organizational meet-
ing scheduled for 4:30 p.m. today
will be held.
* * *
Basketball l *
Couzens III, winner of the "A"
division of the women's all campus
basketball tournament, successful-
ly defeated the "B" tourney win-
ner, Palmer, to capture top bas-
ketball honors.
Led by Carol Schaller, captain,
the team consisted of Joan Thonj-
as, Ann Roden, Pat Comstock,
Laura Turner, Elinor Leise, Edith
Schaefer and Jean Gregory.
Oh the road to the champion-
ship game, Palmer had chal-
lenged and defeated the "A"
tourney runnerup Delta Gamma.,
Jane Patmos captained the Pal-
mer team which was composed,
of Mary Barnstein, Laura Wil-
son, Kathy Ryska, Barb Eyre,

WAA SponsorsTournaments

Ann Litterington, Jane Petten-
gill, Betty Wolf, Irma Brallier
and Anne Ralston.
Couzens entered the title coil-
test with wins over Jordan II,
Prescott, Mosher II, Jordan V and
Delta Gamma. Palmer had tri-
umphed over Angell, Alpha Phi
II, Yost League House, Stockwell
I, and Gamma Phi Beta.
Delta Gamma and Gamma Phi
Beta placed third and fourth in
the WAA tournament which at-
tracted 52 teams. The project was
managed by Gloria Strutz with
the advice of Miss Marie Hartwig,
of the women's physical education
Bowling .. .
Martha Cook won top honors in
the WAA Bowling tournament,
and was presented with a bowling
pin for this honor. High individ-
ual score was racked up by Jo-
anne Button of Jordan.
MICHIFISH - Final dress re-
hearsal will be held at 7 p.m. to-
night. Members having red or
green suits are requested to bring
them for a group number.
* S *
GOLF TEAM - Places are now
open for membership in the wom-
en's golf team. Students turning
the four lowest scores from
matches played on the first nine
holes of the University course will
comprise the team. Women turn-
ing the next four lowest scores
will be the alternates. Scores, are
requested to be turned in to Ms.
Violet Hanley, women's golf iin-
structor, by Thursday.

-Daily-Don Campbell
"HOW DARE YOU"-Joanne Karch, chairman of Blue Team for
Frosh Weekend, has climbed into a huge Maize wooden shoe and
is shown wincing as Sally Wilkinson, chairman of Maize Team,
shows her "who's boss" with a Bide life preserver. Tickets for
the dances, which will be held from 9 p.m. to midnight, are still
on sale at $1.50 per couple.


Panhellenic-IFC Delegates
To Hear National Chairman




Stressing the obligations which
must be accepted by fraternity and
sorority men and women, Lloyd
S. Cochran, chairman of the Na-
tional Interfraternity Council will
be guest speaker at 6:15 p.m. to-
night, when delegates to the Pan-
hellenic - Interfraternity Council
convention attend the annual con-
vention banquet.
A graduate of the University of
Pennsylvania in the class of 1923,
Cochran has been described by
public relations chairman John
Calvin, as a "dynamic public
S * * *
ACTIVE in fraternity work since
his undergraduate days, Cochran
tries, in his speeches, to bring out
the fact that fraternities and so-
rorities are important not only to
themselves, but to the University
and community as a whole.
Attempting to look at the sit-
uation from the viewpoint of the
independent students, as well
as through the eyes of an affili-
ated man, he reminds his audi-
ences that they have a direct
responsibility to take an active
part in campus activities.
Cochran also stresses the fact
that the Greek societies should
work in close cooperation with the
independent students for the mu-
tual benefit of all concerned.
* * *
VERY PROMINENT in the field
of public relations for fraternities
and sororities, Cochran has made
several hundred speeches at high
schools, colleges and universities
throughout the country.
During the past month he has
been the featured speaker at a
number of Greek Week pro-
grams, including such meetings
at the University of Pennsylvan-
ia and at Trinity College in Con-
President of his fraternity, Al-
phy Sigma Phi, while at the Uni-
versity of Pennsylvania, Cochran
was also extremely active in oth-
er campus organizations.
* * *
BESIDES acting as treasurer of
the Undergraduate Council, an or-
ganization similar to the Univer-
sity Student Legislature, and as a
class officer, he took an active part
in Masque and Wig, the Pennsyl-
vaniak equivalent of Union Opera.
A member of Phi Kappa Beta Ju-
nior Society, he was also leader
of the Glee Club and a varsity
A national officer in Alpha

Sigma Phi since 1927, and a past
president, Cochran is also a
member of the Grand Council
of the fraternity.
Serving on the Executive Com-
mittee of that organization since
1950, he held the position of sec-
retary and vice-chairman before
being elected chairman last No-
ASIDE FROM his work with the
National Interfraternity Confer-
ence, Cochran is an active sports-
man and serves on the Executive
Committee of the National Ap-
proved Board of Basketball Offi-
cials. He is also president of the
Western New York Board of Bas-
ketball Officials and vice-presi-
dent of the Western New York Dis-
trict Golf Association.
Cochran uses his "spare time"
to advantage as a member of the
Masonic orders, in church af-
fairs, and in work with the
Y.W.C.A., the Civilian Defense
and the Red Cross.
Opening the convention at 8:15
this morning will be Mrs. Robert
F. Lindrooth, a prominent social
and civic worker in the Chicago
A graduate of Northwestern Uni-
versity and a member of Alpha
Omicron Pi sorority, Mrs. Lind-
rooth serves as her sorority's dele-
gate to the National Panhellence
Association. She is also a past na-
tional president of Alpha Omicron
Attended by delegates from all
the Big Ten schools and Iowa
State University, and the annual
IFC-Panhellenic Convention op-
ened last evening with registra-


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