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THE MCBIGAN DAILY
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Seniors Applaud JGP Production
Ralph Marterie and his orches-
tra will provide the music for the
annual Military Ball to be held
from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday,
March 25, in the League Ballroom.
The dance formerly has been
open to only members of the Vni-
versity reserve units and reserve
officers living in the Ann Arbor
area. This year, because of the
big name band, it will be open to
the entire campus.
Couples attending the dance will
be entertained during the inter-
mission by the Psurfs, the winning
act of Gulantics.
The dance is traditionally based
on a military theifie.
This year the theme of the dance
will be a medieval castle. For the
dance the League Ballroom will be
transformed into the main hall of
To carry out the castle theme
colorful red, gold, silver and blue
metallic flags will line the walls of
Women interested in being
fall orientation leaders may ob-
tain petitions at the League
Undergraduate Office today.
The completed petition must be
returned by Monday.
the ballroom. Medieval shields
and coats of arms will add to the
Appropriate dress for those at-
tending the annual dance will be
formals for the women. For men
not in uniform tuxedos will be
the appropriate attire. Members of
the ROTC units will be in full
Tickets for the all-campus dance
may be purchased at the NROTC
Office in North Hall. The tickets
are priced at $4.00 per couple.
Military Ball has one of the
longest histories of any event on
The event was begun in 1918 by
the ROTC and NROTC units, but
it was discontinued during the war.
It was revived again after the
war, and it is now sponsored joint-
ly by the four ROTC units, the ar-
my, navy, air force and marines.
General chairman for this year's
Military Ball is George Dutter.
Taking charge of the band and
entertainment is Bob McSweeny,
while Dick Buck is in charge of
tickets and programs.
Taking care of the secretarial
duties for the dance this year is
Decorations for the affair are
being set up under the direction of
Allan Pratt and John Cole.
WISHES AND PENNIES-Unattached senior women are shown
here depositing a penny for each year of their age into the
"wishing well" at last night's Senior Night. After dinner the
seniors previewed this year's JGP production. Senior Night, an
annual tradition, is the last opportunity senior coeds have to
work together on a project.
On the J40o/e
By JANET SMITH
Showtime brought junior coeds
a standing ovation from graduat-
ing coeds last evening as they
presented "Cock-a-Hoop" before
an enthusiastic Senior Night au-
Calls of "repeat, repeat," echoed
through the Lydia Mendelssohn
theatre over and over as the hon-
ored audience called back almost
Narrating in music, dance and
action the trials of 14 girls jobless
in New York City, JGP traced
their story as they plan and pre-
sent a show.
First calls of "repeat were
heard during the second musical
number, in which the coeds go
through a "Pet Shop" routine.
Cominediene Luan Fiber rang up
the applause soon after with "As
Bad As You Feel." Her "Florence
Nightingale and the Dying Sol-
dier" skit brought peals of laugh-
ter from the over 400 seniors mak-
ing up the audience.
In a somewhat different mood,
"What a Lovely Day" took its
share of the spotlight in the tran-
sition scene, before the second act
entry of a "couple o' country cous-
After a repeat of "What's Be-
neath the Surface," brightly cos-
tumed choruses took the stage to
depict in song and dance the
"homebody," "sophisticate" and
After seeing everyone back on
the stage for a "Cock-a-Hoop" fin-
ale, the senior coeds demanded
several curtain calls and gave the
performers a standing ovation.
The show will be presented again
at 8 p.m. today and tomorrow be-
fore an all-campus audience. Tick-
ets are now on sale for 90 cents per
person. Sophomore coeds are in-
vited to attend a special matinee
showing at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow at
a 50 cent admission.
Before finding their seats for the
JGP production, the senior coeds
attended the traditional Senior
Phi Sigma Delta will con-
duct services at 7:15 p.m. to-
night at Hillel. There will be a
sermon and discussion on the
topic "Israel and Judaism," The
question under discussion will
be "What should the average
Jewish student onf campus feel
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Fraternity and residence houses
will really be "jumping" this week-
end with parties of every size,
shape and description.
A big event of their social sea-
son will be the "Ball of the Ides".
to be presented by Theta Delta Chi
tomorrow evening. Depicting the
era of Caesar and the Roman As-
sembly, partygoers will dress as
soldiers, slaves and ladies-of-the-
Another big party will be Phi
Sigma Delta's "Red Sox Slide"
which has become a social tradi-
tion of the house. Members and
guests must remove their shoes
and wear red socks.
"Out of this World" is the
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theme of the Sigma Alpha Mu
party tomorrow. The Sammy
house will resemble the planets
with those attending dressed as
Martians, Venusians or other
Alpha Sigma Phi and Sigma Nu
will hold their pledge formals to-
morrow evening. A formal "Sweet-
heart Dance" is on Sigma Phi's
Campus events tonight will be
the Union Little Club dance and
Couzens Hall's "Shamrock Shuf-
fle" to which students from medi-
cal, dental, law and engineering
school have been invited.
Best Skit To Win
Coveted Gold Cup
Hillelzapoppin, an annual event
presented by Hillel, will be held
at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, March 26,
in Tappan Junior High School
Each year several groups on
campus enter skits and vie for the
coveted gold cup awarded to the
best act. This years entrees in-
clude skits presented by Sigma
Alpha Mu and Delta Delta Delta,
Phi Sigma Delta, Sigma Delta Tau,
Alpha Epsilon Phi, Zeta Beta Tau,
Michigan State Normal Hillel
Group and the Traumatic Players,
comprised of independent men and
Tickets for the show are $1.50
and $1.75. The prices include free
bus transportation from the Lea-
gue at 6:55 p.m. and then back
to Hillel for a free post-party after
the performance. Tickets may be
purchased in Mason Hall from 11
to noon and from 1 to 2 p.m.
Monday through Friday.
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