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FRIDAY, MAY 21, 1954




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Senior Ball To Set Oriental Mood

Final Parties
To End Year's




Officers Elected by Sororities for Fall Term

Dance Tickets
Still Available
To Students




Oriental atmosphere will reign
at the second all-campus Senior
Ball, to be held from 9 p.m. to 1
a.m. tomorrow in the League Ball-
} Tickets for the 84th consecutive
dance honoring graduating seniors
are still on sale from 9 a.m. to 5
p.m. at the Union and from 3 to
5 p.m. at the Administration
Building and from 1 to 5 p.m. at
Mason Hall today.
Priced at $2.50 per couple, tick-
ets for the traditional ball will al-
so be on sale at the door tomorrow
Decorations for the dance will
feature white trees with oriental
flowers and Chinese stuffed fish
enhancing the League Ballroom.
Couples attending the annual
event will enter the room under
a gayly-decorated pagoda.
Programs will be of oriental de-
sign and students may enjoy re-
freshments under Chinese lantern
light in the League patio. Senior
Ball will be semi-formal this year
and flowers will be optional.
Jim Gilmartin and his 8-piece
band will provide music for danc-
ing in the Ballroom, while Jackie
Hall is the featured soloist for the
band. Russell Christopher, bari-
tone in the University Men's Glee
Club, is scheduled to entertain
couples during intermission.
The Senior Ball is the oldest
traditional spring dance on cam-
pus, having been established long
before even J-Hop.
Last year the seniors presented
"Abstract Aires," featuring a mod-
)ern mood with scenery in 3D, mo-
biles and abstract designs cover-
ing the walls and bandstand. Paul
L McDonough and his orchestra
played for the first all-campus
Senior Ball.
Rushing Counselors
There will be a meeting of
the Rushing Counselors at 3:15
p.m. today at the League.

-Daily-Dean Morton
"JUST A LITTLE HIGHER" - Betty Grusehow, decorations
chairman for this year's Senior Ball, to be held from 9 p.m. to
1 a.m. tomorrow in the League, is putting up Chinese lanterns
in preparation for the annual dance. Tickets are priced at $2.50
per couple.
Enrollment For Block M'
Will Close This Afternoon

Weekend Festivities
To Climax Semester
Before Exams Begin
Bluebook fever seems to be hit-
ting campus in earnest this week-
end, in spite of the nice weather.
However, a few brave groups are
holding out for one last party!
Kappa Delta is featuring sparkl-
ing branches in a southern garden
for it's annual spring formal,
"Southern Silhouette." Paul Mc-
Donough and his orchestra will
furnish the music.
Picnic Scheduled
Oxford House girls will treat
their dates to a picnic followed by
an informal record dance. Record
dances are also planned by Beta
Theta Pi and Delta Tau Delta.
Invitations for the Phi Gamma
Delta "Grass Skirt Formal" were
delivered in person by whooping,
black-faced pledges. The "south
sea islanders" will dance among
the palm trees to the music of
Red Johnson and his orchestra.
The Phi Kappa Psi's are plan-
ning a typical spring dinner-dance,
"A Night in Spring." The men and
their dates will dance on the patio
to the music of Hal Singer.
Also holding spring formals are
the Theta Xi's and the Theta Del-
ta Chi's. The Theta Xi's dance,
"Stairway to Stars," will feature
Mel Sachs and his orchestra.
Formals Planned
"Springtime in Old Madrid," a
dinner-dance being presented by
the Theta Delta Chi's, will be dec-
orated with lilacs, creepy Spanish
moss and crocodiles.
The League will be the site of
the Tau Kappa Epsilon'shRedtCar-
nation Formal. The couples will
dance to the music of Jim Ser-
vice's Band.
Bowery Ball, an annual costume
party, is again being held by the
Phi Sigma Kappa's for all "bums,
derelicts and what-have-you's."
Ron Fremlin and his band will fur-
nish the music.
Bluebook Ball will feature Al
"Wildcat" Wall, playing the guitar
Burl Ives style and the singing of
the Witham Sisters. A new tradi-
tion is being introduced at this
semester's dance. There will be a
huge bluebook in the middle of the,
dance floor which the couples may

With the spring semester com-
ing to a close, sororities are wind-
ing up the season by electing offi-
cers for the coming year.
Wielding the gavel at the Col-
legiate Sorosis house meetings is
Judy Cushing, who is assisted by
vice-president Joanne Craft. Jan
Kindley is rushing chairman and
also a co-treasurer with Margery
Kenvin. Kathey Luhn is corres-
ponding secretary and Kitty Crane
is social chairman. Filling the post
of recording secretary is Margie
Over at the Kappa Alpha Theta
house Connie Hilton has been
elected president. In her absence
Marilyn Martin will have the floor,
while Bonnie Bergland will be col-
lecting dues. Helen Goetz is re-
cording secretary, Mary Jane
House is social chairman, Margaret
Perkin, corresponding secretary
and Judy Seaborn is rushing chair-
Heading the Gamma Phi Beta
list of officers is Janet Newhort,
president, with Etta Lubke as so-
cial chairman and vice-president,
and Ursula Gebhard, treasurer.
Recording minutes for the meet-
ings next semester will be Miriam
Buck. Judy Alcorn is in charge of
rushing and Dawn Maine filling
the position of corresponding sec-
List Continues
Presiding officer at the Chi
Omega meetings will be Delpha
Jeanne LeDuc, who will have Phyl-
lis Fricke assisting her as "veep."
In the fall semester Mary Hilliard
will act in dual roles as recording
and corresponding secretary, while
Chris Reifel will be rushing chair-
man and Lois Buckbinder, social
Nan Swinehart will wield the
gavel for the Alpha Gamma Delta's
and will have Margaret Koehler
as first vice-president and Jane
Straka as second vice-president.
Taking minutes will be Virginia
Reubene. Ruty Brandt will be col-
lecting dues and rushing chairman
will be Sue Turner. Mary Hart has
been elected social chairman and
Mary Nordstrom, corresponding
At the Kappa Kappa Gamma
house Barbara Stauffer was elect-
ed president and Jean Bromfield
"veep." Acting in the capacity
of corresponding secretary will be
Dora Hartwell, while Sue Jones
will be taking the minutes. Betty
Jean Thompson was elected treas-

urer, Pat Wright, rushing chair-
man and Barbara Taylor, social
chairman. Velma Harris will be
house manager for the sorority.
The Alpha Epsilon Phi's have
elected Lois Klein to preside at
their house meetings. Assisting her
as first and second vice-presidents
will be Joan Hyman and Barbara
Burstein. Secretary for the house
will be Elizabeth Meyers, with Lois
Mishelow as treasurer and Joan
Karabelnick in charge of rushing.
Co-social chairmen for the house
will be Ginger Livingston and Deb-
by Shavelson.
Additional Officers
"Officer in charge" at the Alpha
Phi house will be Sally Fernam-
berg, who will have as her first and
second vice-presidents Lou De Hart
and Mary Sherman. Handling all
social matters for the house will
be Ellen Van de Vuesse, while rush-
ing chairman is Barbara Watson.
Secretary is Margie Spindler.
The Delta Gamma women have

chosen Nancy Stevens as president.
Filling the capacity of vice-presi-
dent will be JudyF Brown, while
Martha Baker has been elected
treasurer. Virginia Abbey, as re-
cording secretary, Joyce Gaffert as
corresponding secretary, Harriet
Thorne as social chairman and
Janet Furst, rushing chairman,
round out the slate of officers.
Presiding at Alpha Xi Delta
meetings is Barbara Heider, who
is assisted by "veep" Dorothy J.
Clarkson. Handling the money
matters will be Lynn Rundell while
secretary is Pat Neff. Cynthia
Krans will be arranging for the
social events while Ellie Hardie
will serve as rushing chairman.
In September Kappa Delta will
have as president Judy Rogers,
with Mari Slaggart as vice-presi-
dent. Collecting dues will be Diana
Scaff, while rushing and social
chairman have been filled by Her-
mein Weinert and Gail Maxwell.
Taking minutes is Carol Cunning-

U r.

Today is the last chance to sign'
up for seats in the Block "M"'sec-
tion at next fall's football games,
with registration for those who are
interested scheduled from noon to
3 p.m. at Barbour Gym.
The seats for next season will be
located between the 20 and 30
yard lines, on the Michigan side.
These seats will not push out the
seats reserved for the senior sec-
The spring registration will not
designate the seat numbers, since
those will be distributed in the

ham with Gretchen Schweitzer as
corresponding secretary.
Officers elected by other campus
sororities will be listed in The
Daily next week.
Assembly Board
To Present Tea
A tea will be given in honor of
new officers of the women's dormi-
tories and new Assembly Board
members from 3 to 5 p.m. this
afternoon at Stockwell Hall.
The new presidents and three
other members, preferably vice
presidents and two council mem-
bers have been invited. Outgoing
presidents will also be present.
The Assembly Dormitory Coun-
cil, which is sponsoring the event,
has also invited all board of Gov-
ernors members, the deans and
President and Mrs. Harlan H.

fall. Therefore, the students dornot
have to sign up with the person
with whomthey would like to sit
at the games.
The committee has announced
that there will be ten new designs
presented at each game, using
eight differentcolors. Porn poms
have been ordered to add to the
colorful display.
The new displays and designs
will be completed during the sum-
mer by members of the committee.
At each game, direction sheets will
be passed out
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With a continuous program of the women experience in planning
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til 9 p.m. tomorrow, Recreational which can be organized within the
Leadership Day will be held by city limits.
the 62 women enrolled in this The women have been divided
course. into committees, with one group
going to the University Museum
to visit the nature exhibit there.
Another group has planned a scav-
enger hunt, which will take place
entirely on campus.
Lunch will be eaten in "paper
Saturday sac" style, as if the women were
camping outdoors. After lunch will
be a rest hour.
ale Next the group will have a swim-
ming party at the Women's Pool.
After the swim, a "camp snack,"
which is a light refreshment of
cookies, will be served.
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day's headquarters, has also been
designated as the place where the
group will eat dinner. After eating,
an evening entertainment pro-
gram has been planned by the
After an evaluation of the day
by the women, taps will sound at
9 p.m.
The women who wish to take
this course are accepted on the
basis of a written application and
their need. At the termination of
the course, they receive a certifi-
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There will be a meeting of the
Tennis Club from 3 to 5 p.m.
today at Palmer Field.



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