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SUNDAY, MAY 2, 1954




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IFC Ball To Feature
Parisian Atmosphere

Cornell Student Describes Campus Traditions

"Paris" will be the featured
theme of this year's IFC Ball, to
be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fri-
day in the League.
The dance, sponsored by the In-
ter-fraternity Council, will be
highlighted by two orchestras.
Fred Dale and his 18-piece band
will hold forth in the League Ball-
room, while Red Johnson and his
orchestra will play in a small off-


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GREEK WEEK-To initiate the
scheduled activities for Greek
Week, the Panhellenic Association
will hold a tea at 4:30 p.m. tomor-
row in the League gardens. The
tea will be in honor of the new
Panhel officers, under the chair-
manship of Mari Slaggert.
SCROLL-There will be a Scroll
meeting at 9 p.m. tomorrow in
the League for all old and new
members. Room number will be
4* "
HILLEL-The last of the Hillel
Sunday supper kosher corned beef
dinners will be held from 6 to 7
p.m. today, followed by a record
dance from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Price
of the dinner for members is 75
cents and $1 for non-members.
* * *
WAA SOFTBALL-The follow-
ing games will be played this week
in the all campus women's softball
At 5 p.m. tomorrow-Palmer II
vs. Cheveer I; Elliott vs. Union
Waitress; at 6:45 p.m.-Couzens I
vs. Mosher I; Jordan IV vs. Cook I.
At 5 p.m. Tuesday-Alpha Epsi-
lon Phi vs. Kappa Kappa Gamma
I; Gamma Phi Beta I vs. Chi
Omega I; at 6:45 p.m.-Jordan II
vs. Newberry; Alpha, Gamma Del-
ta vs. Stockwell III.
At 5 p.m. Wednesday - Alpha
Omicron Pi vs. Alpha Phi.
At 5 p.m. Thursday-Alpha Chi
Omega I vs. the winner of Gamma
Phi Beta vs. Chi Omega; Jordan
III vs. Kappa Alpha Theta I; Al-
pha Delta Pi vs. the winner of Al-
pha Epsilon Phi vs. Kappa Kappa
Gamma; Jordan I vs. the winner
of Jordan II vs. Newberry.

room patio opened for the occa-
TYPICAL Parisian atmosphere
will be found in the Ballroom,
where the walls and ceiling will be
covered with large murals of Paris
street scenes.
Candlelight and soft music
will reign in the League patio,
located just behind the main
desk, where couples will enjoy
refreshments at red and white
checked tables. This patio will
be opened "in an attempt to al-
leviate the crowded Intramural
Building atmosphere," according
to the Ball committee.
Programs will be of typical
Parisian motif. Tickets for the an-
nual dance are priced at $4 per
couple and are being distributed
through the fraternity houses.
"Paris" will be open only to affil-
iated men and their dates.
FRED DALE'S band, which hales
from Chicago, will feature 14 in-
strumentalists, including trom-
bonists Bud and David Baker,
trumpeter Alan Kiger and a quar-
tet starring Robert Winters.
Dale's orchestra was runner-
up in a recent collegiate band
contest. Judges for the event
were Ray Anthony, Stan Kenton
and Billy May. Dale is a junior
at the University of Indiana.
Last year's dance featured a
"Cruise Continental." Couples
danced to the music of Ralph
Flanagan and his orchestra in an
atmosphere resembling that of a
luxury liner out on the first night'
of a cruise. Since it was held in
the Intramural Building, the event
was open to the entire campus last
General chairman of "Paris" is
Ken Rice. Jay Kaufman is handl-
ing programs; Tom Zilly is in
charge of tickets; heading the
decorations committee is Mike
Gale; building and grounds com-
mittee, John Boyles; music, Bob
Dombrowski; finance, Harry En-
son; refreshments, Bob Weinbaum
and publicity, Larry Harris.
The traditional IFC Ball will be
held as the climactic event of
Greek Week, sponsored by the
campus fraternities and sorori-
ties. 'The winner of the annual
"Mr. Formal" contest will be an-
nounced at the dance.

(Editor's Note: Miss Silverman is a
former Women's Night Editor on The
Daily and is now a student at Cor-
nell University.)
"Far above Cayuga's waters" the
alma mater of Cornell University
in Ithaca, New York, typifies the
general setting of a campus which
differs in many respects from the
Cornell is rich in unique tradi-
tions. One of these is the nightly
playing of the Cornell "Evening
Song" by the chimes in the Li-
brary Tower.
The chimes, which are operated
by students, play selections each
day ranging from the latest popu-
lar tunes to Wagner's "Pilgrim's
Because of the specifications of
a grant of money left to Cornell,
no professor is permitted to take
a dog out of a university build-
ing. He may remove him from the
classroom itself, but must ask a
student to take him any further.
Another endowment, left to Cor-


nell by a woman who never got meeting-place of all Cornellians, Houseparty weekends, which oc-
enough ice cream while in college, the Ivy Room. cur three times a year, play a
requires the women's dormitories Also run by the Straight is the large part in Cornell social life.
to serve ice cream once a day. Johnny Parson's Club, a cafeteria- Spring Weekend, the last of
This has resulted in a choice of restaurant overlooking a lake and these houseparties, will occur in
three desserts at each meal, and waterfall. Friday night dances are two weeks. During this event men
one of these is always ice cream, held here also. move out of the fraternity houses
Overlooking Lake Cayuga is In spite, or perhaps because, of and their dates remain there dur-
Willard Straight Hall, the C da-sthe 3:1 ration, Cornell is a much ing the weekend.
conal student union, and the more social school than the Uni- Among the scheduled events
center of all student activities versity. will be performances of "Briga-
centergl tuentaties. h This may be due to several fac- doon" and "Iolanthe," a picnic
Among the features of this tors. For instance, with the excep- and outdoor jazz concert, crew
building are a music room, where tion of freshmen women, all coeds races, a float parade, carnival and
continuous record concerts are giv- have midnight permission week- a formal dance for which two
en; an art room, a theater fully nights, 12:30 a.m. Friday and 1:30 well-known bands will furnish the
equipped for movies and stage a.m. Saturday. music.
shows, a radio station, a Browsing In addition, everyone but fresh- In addition to houseparties, fra-
Library in which no studying is men may have cars on campus ternities may schedule other over-
permitted and the traditional and drinking is also permitted. nights during the year.


-Daily-Dick Gaskill
TO 'PARIS'-Ken Rice, general chairman of this year's dance,
is getting in the Parisian mood for the annual IFC Ball, to be
presented Friday, in the League. Tickets for the dance are priced
at $4 per couple and may be purchased through the fraternity


Modern Dance Club To Present
Annual Spring Concert Friday

WAA Modern Dance Club will
present its annual Spring Concert
at 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. Friday in
Barbour Gymnasium.
This is an exchange program
with Michigan State College, and
their Orchesis Dance Club will give
a guest appearance. The perform-
ance will be repeated May 13 for
the Michigan Dames and May 14
at Michigan State College.
* s s
TICKETS ARE priced at 50
cents and may be purchased at
the door or from members of the
dance club.
The Orchesis Dance Club will'
perform in five numbers, includ-
ing "Hoe-Down," "Four Por-
traits," "Modern March," "Dark-
ness of Freedom" and "Trees,"
a solo number.
Eight selections will be given by
the Modern Dance Club. "San-
tasque" by Handel will feature a
quartet of dancers including Hon-
ey Brodwin, Synthia Dieterichs,
Amy McAvity and Audrey McIn-
s* s
man and'James Stasheff will star
in "Who's Crazy?" while Miss
Brodwin, Miss Dieterichs, and Miss
McAvity will perform in "Rhythm
in Color."
"More Jabberwocky" will star
Stasheff in a dance to an anony-
mous poem, while Myrna Stein,
Jean Isaacson and Miss McIn-
tyre will be featured in "From a
Lady's Seminary."
Four members in each club will'
present a joint number, "Prelude
with music by Bach, which was

choreographed by the Modern
Dance Club.
THE Choreographers Workshop
will dance in "Each In His Own
"John Henry," a ballet writ-
ten by Don Harris, Grad., with
dance arrangements by Robin
Squier will be featured. It's
premiere performancewas on
television recently, but this will
be the first complete showing of
it anywhere.
It is an American folk legend
of a man who tried to "beat the

machine," and it will also be
shown Saturday at the Composer's
Miss Esther Pease is the advisor
of the group and Miss McAvity
and Stasheff are the co-managers
of the show.
The Modern Dance Club holds
its sessions from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
on Thursdays in the dance studio
of Barbour Gymnasium. The more
advanced members do the teach-
ing, enabling all the members to
become acquainted with dance
techniques advocated by the var-
ious schools. Miss McAvity is the
group manager.

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New Attractions Highlight
Performance of Glee Club

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Men's glee Club will present a
program of classical and popular
music in its annual spring concert
at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 8, in
Hill Auditorium.
Admission to the concert is free,
but the seats are reserved. The
tickets may be called for at Hill
Auditorium Monday through Fri-
day from 9 a.m. to noon and from
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
A special feature of the per-
formance will be a medley of pop-
ular songs of romance with the
theme of "Boy Meets Girl."
Selections included in the med-
ley will be "Romance," "Love Is
Where You Find It," "Easy to
Love," "In the Still of the Night,"
"I'm Getting Sentimental Over
You," "I've Never Been In Love

Before," and concluding with "Ah!
Sweet Mystery of Life."
"We Three," is one of the best-
liked numbers done by the Novel-
aires. This season novelty num-
bers are also being featuredsuch
as, "Where Did Robinson Crusoe
Go with Friday on Saturday
Night?" and "Garden in the Rain."
The Glee Club is self-organized
with officers being elected annual-
ly by members. Officers for this
year are: Bob McGrath, president;
Don Smith, vice-president; Dick
Kennedy, business manager; Bobf
Fritz, assistant business manager;
George Dutter, publicity manager;
and Daniel Parsons and Frank
Gregory, assistant publicity man-


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