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Fantasy To Set Mood for Dance

o e you e

Paul Bunyan To Make Appearance
At Forester's All-Campus Dance

Will Revolve
SAbout 'Alice'
Decorations based on the theme
of "Alice in Wonderland" will set
the mood for Assembly Associa-
tion's girl-bid dance, "The Un-
Birthday Ball" to be held from
9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, March
5, at the League.
Ballroom decorations will re-
volve around a life-size figure of
Alice with long blonde curls and
dressed in her characteristic cos-
tume of blue dress, white pina-
fore, and black "baby doll' shoes.
A large "un-birthday" cake will
be the center of attraction in the
refreshment room, while the walls
of the card room will be decorated
with the king and queen of hearts,
the card characters from the
Lewis Carrol classic.
Cheshire Cat
Dancers in the Hussey Room
will be watched over by a large
cheshire cat with eyes which blink
on and off.
Assembly Ball guests will be met,
at the door by two famous char-
acters from the "Alice" books.
These are Tweedle-de-dee and
Tweedle-de-dum who will act as
Record Sale
Students who wish to sell or
exchange used records of any
speed may bring them to the
Student Offices of the Michi-
gan Union between Feb. 8 and
March 4, to be sold from 3 to
5 p.m. March 9 - 11.
Record players will be on
hand for those who wish to
hear the record before a pur-
chase is made.
Several Ann Arbor record
shops, have volunteered to re-
duce rates on records they are
offering in the sale.
F o r further information
students may contact Bob
Mattson, chairman of the re-
cord sale, sponsored by the
Student Services committee of
the Union.

-Daily-Dick Gaskiil
"A VERY IMPORTANT DATE!" ... Mildred Gleeson, as the
proverbial March Hare in "Alice in Wonderland" who was always
late for a "very important date," displays her enthusiasm over the
approaching "Unbirthday Ball." Assembly Association will pre-
sent its annual semi-formal girl-bid dance from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Saturday, March 5, at the League.

ticket takers. The "March Hare"
will also be present.
For couples desiring a souvenir
of the occasion a photographer
will be present to take pictures. A
backdrop for the pictures will also
carry out the storybook theme.
Two Orchestras
Music for dancing will be pro-
vided by two orchestras. Hal
Singer and his orchestra will play
in the ballroom while Paul Bro-
die and his orchestra will preside
in the Hussey Room.
Special entertainment has been
planned for intermission.
Between dances couples may
take time out for refreshments
which will be served in one of the
adjoining rooms. A card room
will also be available for the pat-
rons and patronesses and others
wishing to make use of the facili-
Blind Date Bureau
An added attraction of the an-
nual girl-bid dance will be a blind
date bureau. Both men and wo-

men may secure the services of
this bureau. Interested students
are asked to contact Lois Peis-
achow at 300 Tyler House, East
Quad NO. 2-4591.
Traditionally, the dance is semi-
formal with appropriate dress
dark suits for the men and form-
als or cocktail dresses for the
Women are asked not to wear
flowers to the dance.
Ticket Sales
Assembly Ball tickets may be
purchased for $2.75 per couple at
the League Undergraduate Office
or from representatives in the
women's dormitories. A poster
with the name of the house repre-
sentative will be displayed in the
lobby of all the women's dormi-
Tickets may also be purchased
on the Diagonal beginning Mon-
day, February 28.
A special invitation has been is-
sued by the Assembly Association
to affiliated women, inviting them
to attend the dance.

A "little bit of everything"
seems to be in store for partygoers
this weekend.
Calls of "grand right and left"
and "swing your partner" will
ring out at the Hawaii Club's
square dance tonight.
Delta Theta Phi, Huber House
and Robert Owen Co-op house
plan to stage record dances.
Strauss House men will decor-
ate their study hall and lounge
with giant records for their dance,
Spinner's Sanctum, tonight.
Delta Upsilon's dance will fea-
ture Don Kenny's orchestra.
Record Dances
A wide variety of parties are
also planned for tomorrow. Alpha
Delta Phi, Chi Phi, Delta Tau
Delta, Delta Theta Phi, Kappa
Sigma, Nu Sigma Nu, Phi Sigma
Kappa, Sigma Nu, Delta Theta
Phi, Delta Upsilon, Phi Delta Phi,
and Theta Chi are planning re-
cord dances.
The Chinese Student Club will
hold a welcoming party for new
students on campus. The party
will start with an introduction of
Block Tickets
Now on Sale
For Skit Night
Monday is the deadline for ob-
taining block tickets for Skit Night
during Spring Weekend.
General ticket sales will take
place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wed-
nesday at the Administration
Building. Prices for Skit Night
tickets are $1.25, $1 and 75 cents.
Spring Weekend will start on
Friday, March 11, with the poster
contest followed by Skit Night at
8 p.m. The trophy fo: the winner
of the poster contest will be pre-
sented at that time.
Skit Night will consist of five
skits with various acts spaced in
between them.
Competing Scripts
Those competing include Alpha
Delta Pi and Sigma Alpha Epsi-
lon's script entitled "Dust of Tin
Soldiers," Alpha Gamma Delta and
Theta Xi's "Nine to Five," Chicago
House and Adams House's "The
Man Who Came to Dinner," Sigma
Phi Epsilon and Alpha Phi's "The
Lottery," and Hobbs House and
Phi Gamma Delta's "The Congo."
On Saturday the Wolverun Der-
by will be the feature of the day.
This event will begin with a
parade from the diagonal to the
location of the derby.
Each house is now busy build-
ing their entries which are to con-
form to the theme of the week-
end "Life in These United States."
Wolverun Derby
Each house entering the derby
will be sponsored by a women's
house which will cheer them on
and assist in the building of the
cars in some cases.
University property will soon be
covered with the robin, the sym-
bol of the weekend. Fliers, posters,
buttons and tags will be distrib-
uted by Spring Weekend publicity
committee members in the near
Finishing touches are being put
on large posters and signs that
will be prominently displayed in
the Union, League and other
campus buildings.
Spring Weekend is sponsored by
the Union and the Women's Ath-
letic Association.

the new members, after which
there will be entertainment, a re-
cord dance and refreshments.
Chi Psi is combining with Phi
Kappa Psi for a dance. Hal Sing-
er's band will provide the music.
The lounge will provide the set-
ting for Hayden Houses's record
daned. Several talented Hayden
House men will provide a bit of
musical entertainment during in-
Tau Delta Phi will honor their
mascot, Londa von Lottenburg, on
her tenth birthday, with a dance.
Andrew Balent's band will pro-
vide music for the occasion.
Mardi Gras Party
A late Mardi Gras party will be
enjoyed by Phi Chi. Hugh Jack-
son's orchestra will be playing for
the event.
Phi Kappa Sigma will hold an
Erd Day dance party.
New initiates and pledges will
be honored at Zeta Beta Tau's
dance tomorrow night. Couples
will dance to the music of Tom
Gilmore and his band.
Zeta Psi men and their dates
will enjoy an evening of dancing
at the "Hollywood Record Party."
Phi Rho. Sigma is planning a
square dance tomorrow night.
Russell Piemmer's orchestra will
provide the music and Wayne
Kuhns voice will ring out with
"Honor your partner and "Circle
Little Club
Taking the fore in Union ac-
tivities, the Little Club will be
open for dancing and relaxation
from 9 p.m. to midnight tonight
in the North Lounge of the Union.
Playing in a cabaret atmos-
phere, Steve Brodie and his
"Stardusters" will provide the
downbeat for couples attending
the club.
Sponsored by the Union Execu-
tive Council, the Little Club fea-
tures a candle-lit atmosphere,
complete with red-checkered table
cloths and candleholders for
couples who enjoy dancing in a
night club setting.
Refreshments, in the form of
soft drinks, potato chips and pret-
zels, will be available. The Union
Cafeteria will also be open.
Fashion Careers
To Be Furthered
By Scholarships
Tobe-Coburn School for fash-
ion careers, in New York, is offer-
ing four $1,050 scholarships for
1955-56 to interested coeds.
The winners will be entitled to
a one-year course at Tobe-Coburn,
which prepares women for work
in the fashion fields of retailing,
advertising, promotion, radio and
television, display and fabrics.
Each course is taught by an expert
in his field in New York City.
The winners will enter the
school in September, 1955 and
must be able to finance their own
living and incidental expenses for
the nine months in New York. Ten
weeks of store work in New York
(part of the course) will aid stu-
dents financially.
University women who have two
full years of college credit, are un-
der 30 years of age and who live
within 50 miles of L.yton, Ohio,
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Kumler Co. of Dayton.
For a registration blank and fur-
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Paul Bunyan will make his an-
nual appearance in Ann Arbor, logger of them all, Paul Bunyan,
Saturday, March 12, for the all- by wearing plaid ^hirts to class.
campus dance to be given in his Honored Guest
honor in the Union ballroom. The honored guest at the dance
This year there will be prizes is Paul Bunyan, who will be pres-
given to the couple dressed in the ent in front of the Union during
most original costume. the week before the dance to prove
Suggestions and ideas for the to unbelieving students that he
proper wear range from a Missis- does exist.
sippi River-boat gambler's outfit There will be power-chain saws
to that of a sheriff from Dry in action on the diagonal the week
Gulch. Plaid shirts and levis are before the dance. On Wednesday,
always considered proper for men, March 9, the foresters will sere-
while women dress in square nade women's residences with their
dance skirts and blouses. collection of old loggers' ballads.
The foresters present this dance Fifteen years ago a small group
in the spirit of their rugged pio- of foresters and their dates held a
neer forefathers. The week before dance in a barn at Saline Valley
the dance is traditionally "plaid Farms. In an effort to make their
shirt week" for foresters and their dance different from ordinary
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their hero. Paul is supposed to
have grown until he reached his
full height of 43 axe handles.
Chairmen for the dance have
been announced. General chair-
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