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WEDNESDAY, MAY S, 1954

. THE MICHIGAN DAILY

PAGE IVE

WEDNESDAY, MAY 5, 1954 THE MICHIGAN DAILY PAGE ~ VI

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'U' Glee Club
Accompanist'
To Perform
Piano Student To Play
In Concert Saturday
With Singing Group
Accompanying the Men's Glee
Club in its annual spring concert
Saturday, Joseph Savarino, a grad-
uate student in Music School, will
r perform at the piano.
Savarino has studied at Julliard
School of Music in New York as a
piano major. At the University of
Vienna in Austria, he also gained
a thorough knowledge of music
and piano,
AS A FURTHER preparation in
his music career, he recently trav-
eled with a friend as a piano team
of two. The duo performed in Chi-
cago, Detroit, and neighboring
cities.
4 Although only in his first year
as accompanist to the Glee Club,.
members of the group state that
Savarino is one of the best the
organization has ever had.
Savarino's playing ability will
be demonstrated at the annual
spring concert of the Men's Glee
4 Club at 8:30 p.m. Saturday in Hill
Auditorium, when he will accom-
pany the group. In one of the pres-
entations, "Nola," Savarino will
play a piano solo.
THE SELECTIONS for the con-
cert are special arrangements for
the University of Michigan Men's
Glee Club by Prof. Philip A.,Duey.
The members of the Glee Club
are "just a bunch of students who
like to sing," according to pub-
licity chairman George Dutter.
Out of the 64 members of the or-
ganization, only seven are in Music
School. The Engineering College
claims 19 of the singers.
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IFC Sing To Provide
Greek Week Rivalry

'IN THE SPRING,. ..':
Parents Announce Engagements
BATCHELDER - STEINER
fMr. and Mrs. Howard R. Batch-
elder of Columbus, 0., announce

By SUE GARFIELD
Since its inaugural on May 9'
1935 when 3,500 people jamnibd the
steps of the General Library to
hear fraternity men vie for topj
vocal honors, the IFC Sing has
grown to become an annual event
on the University social calendar.
FOUR YEARS after its begin-
ning, the Sing attracted 33 frater-
nities to its preliminaries; 16 hous-
es emerged to compete in the fin-
als before 3,000 students, with the
first winner being Theta Delta Chi.
The Sing was postponed for
the duration of the last war, but
it was revived in 1946. It was not
until 1949, because of unpredict-
able spring weather, that the
event was held in Hill Auditor-
ium.
The following year Sigma Phi!
Epsilon became the first "double"
winner in the Sing's history. Delta
Tau Delta duplicated this feat by
achieving top honors in 1951-52.
"Battle Hymn of the Republic,"
sung by Beta Theta Pi, received the
first place trophy last year.
SINGING IN this year's IFC
Sing, which will be held at 7 p.m.
tomorrow in Hill Auditorium, are
the following fraternities, in alpha-
betical order, with their sponsor-
ing sororities.

that came out or World War II,
arranged by Dick Sonntag, '55E.
S The men of Phi Delta Theta,
backed-up by the cheers of Al-
pha Gamma Delta, will sing the
"Student Marching Song" from
"Student Prince;" while Dark-
ness on the Delta" will be pre-
sented by the members of Phi
Gamma Delta, supported by Al-
pha Omicron Pi.
"Collegiate," a medley arranged
by Bob Koester, '55Mu, is the
choice of Sigma Nu, sponsored by
Kappa Kappa Gamma; and Signia
Phi Epsilon, getting support from
the members of Sigma Delta Tau,
will sing the well-known "Brazil,"
arranged by Bob Cutting, '54NR.
* * *
THETA XI, sponsored by Pi Beta
Phi, will present "Set Down, Serv-
ant," arranged by Robert Shaw.
Scheduled events for the re-
mainder of Greek Week include
a fraternity president's retreat
at the University Fresh Air
Camp at 1 p.m. this afternoon,1
where a conference will be held
to discuss student government
and public relations.
IFC Workshops will be held from
7 to 9 p.m. today, followed by an!
open house at the IFC office in the
Union. IFC Ball will be tradition-
ally presented from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
in the Lepagi ue Barnnm F7-rd

ANN BATCHELDER

SALLY HABERMANN

PIANO SOLOIST-Thoughtfully playing the piano is Joseph Sa-
varino, who will perform at the annual University Men's Glee Club
concert, to be presented at 8:30 p.m. Saturday in Hill Auditorium.
Tickets for the concert are still available at the University Music
Society office, Burton Tower.
Fifty Years of Leadership
Highlight History of Vulcans

the engagement of their daughter,
Ann Allan, to Robert Gibbs Stein-
er, son of Mrs. Fred A. Steiner and
the late Col. Steiner of Chula Vis-
ta, Calif.
Miss Batchelder is a senior in
the College of Architecture and
Design, and is a member of Alpha
Xi Delta and Pi Lambda Theta.
Mr. Steiner graduated from the
University in June, 1953. He was
affiliated with Phi Kappa Sigma
HABERMANN - WEPFER
The engagement of Sally Haber-
mann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Rudolph Habermann of Battle
Creek, to Russell W. Wepfer, son
of Mr. and Mrs. William Wepfer
of Merrill, Wis., was recently an-
nounced.
Miss Habermann is a senior in
the literary college, and a member
of Alpha Xi Delta. Mr. Wepfer
graduated from the University in
Feb., 1952,
FINKBEINER - MACK
The engagement of Helen Jane
Finkbeiner, daughter of Mrs.
George Finkbeiner of Ann Arbor,
to Lawrence Riedling Mack, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence E. Mack of
Plymouth, was recently announced.
Miss Finkbeiner is a senior at
Michigan State Normal oCllege.
Mr. Mack is a senior in the College
of Engineering and a member of
Phi Eta Sigma, Tau Beta Pi, Sig-
ma Xi and Phi Kappa Phi.
COLLENS - BERGER
Joanna Collens' engagement to
Eli V. Berger, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Sol Berger of Oak Park, was re-
cently announced by her parents,
Dr. and Mrs. William S. Collens of
Brooklyn.
Miss Collens is a senior in the
literary college. Mr. Berger is a
freshman in the School of Den-
tistry and a member of Phi Sigma
Delta.

By ELAINE EDMONDS
Vulcans, senior engineering hon-
orary, recently celebrated its 50th
anniversary.
Founded in 1904 for the purpose
of promoting friendship among en-
gineers, the organization was
strictly social at that time. Vul-
cans gradually evolved into the en-
gineering honorary which it is to-
day.
THE FIRST meetings were held
at a meat market in downtown
Ann Arbor.
In the early years of their
existence, Vulcans were the
proud possessors of a huge an-
vil. At that time all engineers
were required to take foundry
and all consequently owned a
sledge hammer.
Each Sunday noon after church
all the members would meet in the
Union Tower, throw up the win-
dows and bang on the anvil with
their sledge hammers. It is said
that the noise could be heard all
the way to the railroad station.

LADIES'
HAIRCUTTING
A SPECIALTY
European and
American styles
5 STYLISTS
to please
The Dascola Barbers
near Michigan Theatre

THE HONORARY takes its
name from Vulcan, the Roman god
of fire and metalworking, which is
the traditional symbol of engi-
neers.
Vulcans tap those men in the
College of Engineering who are,
or will be, seniors the next fall
and who have shown outstand-
ing leadership, service and acti-
vity, qualifications for member-
ship in the honorary.
The honorary which is princi-
pally a service organization has
undertaken various projects in re-
cent years.
* * *
ONE OF THE most outstanding
of these activities is the Vulcan
trains which are run at Christmas
and spring vacations. These trains
provide reduced travel rates for
students going to Chicago or New
York and points in between.
* s *
FACULTY ADVISOR of the or-
ganization at present is Prof. Wal-
ter G. Sadler.
Officers for the current semester
are Dick Manchee, president; Steve
Qua, vice-president; Bob Richard-
son, secretary and Ron West, trea-
surer.
I jcn'6 Camnpu4
UNION TRIP -Buses for the
Union sponsored trip to "Porgy
and Bess" will leave from the side
door of the Union at 6:30 p.m. to-
day. Tickets will be distributed at
that time. After the show, students
will have an opportunity to go
backstage to meet the cast.
* * *
MICHIFISH -- A11 Michifish
members not singing in the Lan-
tern Night eliminations tonight
are urged to attend the regular
meeting from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
* * *
LEAGUE COUNCIL--The Lea-
gue Council will meet at 4 p.m. to-
day in the League.
* * *
I-HOP-I-Hop petitions are due
at 5 p.m. today in the League Un-
dergraduate Office.

Acacia, supported by Delta I" uVLL'-&a5 tallL .mi JS Jay.
Delta Delta, will sing a medley of Tickets for "Paris" are priced at
"When Day is Done" by Robert $4 per couple
Katcher and Arthur Schwartz'
"Dancing in the Dark." M Students Schedule
"Lover Come Back to Me" will
be sung by Alpha Phi Alpha, spon- Religious Events
sored by Kappa Alpha Theta;
while Beta Theta Pi, cheered on by C.i.p
members of Kappa Delta, will pre- Campus regious groups are
sent a medley from Rogers and planning a round of activities and
Hammerstein's "Oklahoma." ar - social events for this weekend.
HamgerstenG"lhos,"aE. An Israeli Independence Day
ranged by Dean Gilchrist, '5E. Dance will be held at Hillel Sun-
DELTA TAU DELTA fraternity, day evenng.
sponsored by Collegiate Sorosis, AT 7 P.M. on Sunday in the
will sing a medley entitled "Even-
ing With Cole Porter;" and the sanctuary of the First Methodist
by Church the Wesleyan Guild will
Lambda Chi Alpha's, supported play host to the Christian Student
the Gamma Phi Beta's, will per- Players from Michigan State Col-
form in "Rodger Young," a songlege. The dramatic group will pre-
sent Christopher Fry's play "A
Campus Groups Sleep of Prisoners." The perform-
ance will be open to the public free
Set To Sponsor of charge.
Recordings of George Bernard
A Tag ~ Shaw's "Don Juan in Hell" with
Annu l Ta Day a discussion following will be the
program at 7:30 p.m. Friday at
Plans are in full-swing for the Canterbury House, the center, for
annual Tag Day, to be held May the Episcopal Student Founda-
15, under the sponsorship of many tion.
campus organizations. The Newman Club, Catholic
Funds to help send under-pri- student organization, will hold an
vileged boys to the University open house at 9 p.m. Friday at the
Fresh Air Camp are raised on Tag Father Richard Center.
Day. Chairman is Sondra Oren- I* *

HELEN FINKBEINER

JOANNA COLLENS

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GRADUATING SENIORS!
ORDER
CAPS an GOWNS
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711 N. University -- Harold S. Trick -- South Stat,

stein and her assistant, Janet Lof-
gren.
South Quad, Assembly, Student
Legislature, the League, and the
Union are in charge of publicity.
Bernard Berman, for South Quad,
is chairman of radio and TV; Mur-
iel Claflin, from Assembly, chair-
man of newspapers; Hank Berlin-
er, SL representative, posters;
Ruth Bulderis and Bob Blossey, of
the League and Union, respective-
ly, are arranging large displays.
Norma Seidon, representing
Panhellenic, is in charge of re-
cruiting workers; Mitch Zucker,
Inter-Fraternity Council, is chair-
man of canisters and Jack Kelsey,
Inter-house Council, is chairman
of tags. Also working on the com-
mittee is Alan Dauer of West
Quad.

AT 6:45 P.M. Sunday at the
First Presbyterian Church the
Westminster Guild will present a
discussion on marriage as part of
its evening program. Dr. and Mrs.
William Baker and Dr. and Mrs.
Henry Kuizenga will lead the dis-
cussion.
A Mother's Day program for
members and their mothers will
highlight the activities of the
Roger Williams Guild at 6:45
p.m. Sunday at the First Baptist
Church.
Gamma Delta, the Lutheran
student association, is planning an
outing Sunday. Students attend-
ing will meet at the center at 3
p.m. to go to Dexter-Huron Park.
The outing will include a picnic
supper and ball game followed by
a vesper service.

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