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MMAY, MAY 2Q, 1955

THE MICHIGAN DAi1 v

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Glee Club To Present
Annual Spring Concert

At 8:30 p.m. tonight in Hill Au-
ditorium, the Men's Glee Club will
present its 96th annual Spring
Concert.
As opening number, the group
will sing the traditional "Laudes
Atque Carmina," hymn of praise
to the University.
Their next selection will be
"Now Thank We All Our God," by
Cruger followed by "Hymn To
The Eternal" by Schubert and
Bach's "Good Fellows be Merry."
Piano Soloist
At this point in the program,
Joe Savarino, accompanist for the
Glee Club will be featured as so-
loist in three numbers by Scar-
lotti.
After Savarino's appearance,
Prof. Phillip A. Duey, director of
the Glee Club, will lead the group
in "The Vagabond," a composi-
tion adapted from the poem by
Robert Stevenson, with music by
Stockwell Honors
Senior Women.
1At Annual Dinner
Eighty four seniors, scholars,
Assembly Dorimtory Council mem-
bers and outstanding participants
in campus activities were recog-
nized at Stockwell's annual Honors
Dinner recently.
A flower motif prevailed. Each
table was decorated with multi-
colored daisies, while honorees
were awarded red roses and the 271
seniors and two-year dental hy-
genists received carnation cor-
sages.
Following dinner, which the en-
tire dormitory attended, a program
in the lounge was held. Stockwell's
choir -rendered several selections
and honored women received their
corsages.
Presentation of five dormitory
scholarships totaling $500 con-
cluded the program. Major schol-
arships went to Alice Umemote
and Connie Kucel. Recipients of
minor scholarships were Martha
Coppins, Julie Davis and Mary Es-
ther Woodworth.
Scholastic recognition was also
extended to 31 women having av-
erages of 3.5 and above.
The dinner and program were
arranged by the activities chair-
man, Martha Jean Johnson, as-
sisted by Jean Crawford, Kitty
Wilson, Pat Wright and Carol
Kritt.

the contemporary c o m p o s e r,
Vaughn Williams.
Tom Lester, tenor soloist, will be
heard next in "In The Silence of
The Night," followed by Soloists'
Dan Pressley, tenor, and James
Berg, bass, performing with the
Club in "Is My Team Plowing?"
"Peter Pan" Excerpt
An excerpt from "Peter Pan,"
"The Pirate Song," with Dick Mai-
er as soloist, will be sung followed
by Cole Porter's "Blow Gabriel
Blow."
After intermission, the men will
appear in a medley, "Songs of
Broadway," which includes hit
songs of both the past and pres-
ent.
Several songs by the Novelaires
Quartet are next on the agenda,
with Lester, as first tenor, Gus
Gianakaris, second tenor, Barry
Floyd, baritone and Reid Wag-
staff, bass.
College Favorites Included
The Glee Club will come back on
stage en masse to do a series of
college songs, '"Lord Jeffrey Am-
herst," "Army Blue," "Ramblin'
Wreck from Georgia Tech" and
"San Souci," Columbia Univer-
sity's alma mater.
Pressley, first tenor, Merton
Crouch, second tenor, Dick Maier,
baritone and Andy Karoly, bass,
members of the Midnight Suns
Quartet, will present several se-
lections.
'U' Songs Close Program
University songs rendered by the
entire Club will close the program.
This marks the Glee Club's last
appearance at Ann Arbor before
it travels to Europe this summer,
to give a series of concerts be-
fore European audiences in six
countries.t

DIXI-LAND JAZZ. . . Members of the Wolverine Stompers prac-
tice before their appearance with another campus combo, at the
Union sponsored jazz concert tomorrow.
Campus Groups Plan
Vari .ety ofActivities

Registration
Will Begin
For Block M
New Color Additions
Will Spark Routines
Of Flashcard Division
Students interested in partici-
pating in next fall's Block "M"
may register at the "Spring Sign-
up" Monday through Wednesday
in Barbour Gymnasium.
Juniors and previous members
will have first preference and are
requested to sign up either Tues-
day or Wednesday between 12:30
and 3:30 p.m. Old members are
asked to return their old Block
"M" buttons at registration.
One of the main purposes of
the Block "M" Section is to pro-
mote school spirit and to add to
the prestige and tradition of the
University. It is sponsored by the
Student Government Council with
the permission of the Board in
Control of Intercollegiate Athlet-
ics.
Block 'M' Activities
"Every University student is fa-
miliar with the Section which adds
to the color and activity of the
football games each fall. Lester
Salans, general chairman, re-
marked, "we hope to have our most
successful season."
The fall section which will con-
sist of 1200 members, will use
eight different colors for the first
time, and will introduce more in-
tricate designs and flips.
Another innovation to be fea-
tured in the flashcard division will
be the addition of maize and blue
capes:
Loyal Rooters Needed
"The plans have been made,"
Salans said. "All that is needed
now are loyal University rooters;
students who will show up.for each
and every home game."
The committee wants prospec-
tive members to realize that par-
ticipants in Block "M" have, defi-
nite responsibilities to fulfill, and
ask that only those who honestly
plan to attend each game register
at "Spring Signup."
Next year's Section will be lo-
cated between the 20 and 35 yard
lines.
American Friends
Interviewing for the Ameri-
can Friends program is being
held from 3 to 5 p.m. until Fri-
day in the League Undergrad-
uate Office. Coeds will be se-
lected and assigned to foreign
women.

'WEDDING BELLS':
Betrothals Announced by Parents

JEAN GROVES

NANCY PEABODY

KAY DAVENPORT

KAYDAENOR

Victor Vaughn
Circus concessions will provide
the setting for Victor Vaughan's
Big Top Ball tomorrow evening.
Held under a canvas tent, the
semi-formal dance is an all-cam-
pus affair, according to dance co-
chairmen Fronda Kennedy and
Carol Hartwig.
Papier-mache monkeys, lions,
bears, and seals, a fortune telling
booth, and other familiar circus
attractions will be featured.
"Favors in keeping with the
theme will be given to the couples,

T H AILA ND T EAC HER:
Bangkok Graduate Student
Enjoys University Campus

A ten year wish was finally ful-
filled for Boomma Dhajabongse
when she arrived in the United
States last fall.
Here on a Betsy Barbour schol-
arship for Oriental women, Miss
Dhajabongse is studying secondary
education. The shy, petite coed
who holds a teaching certificate,
hails from Bangkok, Thailand,
"an easy-going cosmopolitan city."
Unique temples, samlars (three-

wheeled bicycles on which one
person pedals and two sit in back)
and canals filled with houseboats,
waterbuffalo and sampans are ev-
eryday sights to her.
Chukakong University, named
after the fifth king of Thailand,
then Siam, is her alma mater.
There she received her teaching
certificate and went on to teach
11th and 12th grade English for
six years.

and there are many surprises in
store," Miss Hartwig remarked.
Music for the dance will be sup-
plied by Red Johnson and his or-
chestra. Refreshments will include
hot dogs, pink lemonade, popcorn,
Fletcher Hall
Surrounded by walls decorated
with can-can skirts, Fletcher Hall
coeds and their dates will dance at
the Hall's first official social event
since its conversion to a women's
dormitory.
Appropriately titled, "Les Pari-
sienne Follies," the record dance
will be held in "an indoor cafe."
Decorations in the form of flow-
er carts and a wishing well will
carry out the French motif.
* * *
Arab Club
"Arabian Mights" will be the
theme of the Arab Club's party te
be held from 9 p.m. to midnight to-
morrow, in Rackham Assembly
Hall.
Padwa Abed will be featured fe-
male vocalist for the event, which
will also include oriental dance
music.
* * * -
Theta Xi
Togas will be proper attire at
the Theta Xi Roman Party to be
held from 8:30 to midnight tomor-
row.
"Romans," from the peak of
their laurel wreaths to the tips of
their sandals, will dance to re-
corded music.
Nectar and ambrosia drinks will
add to the unique atmosphere.
Columns and other forms of Ro-
manesque architecture will add to
the effect.
* * *
Gamma Phi Beta
A gay Parisian atmosphere will
prevail at the Gamma Phi Beta
spring dance to be held from 8:30
p.m. to midnight tomorrow.
The theme will center around
"Spring in Paris," complete with
grass-covered walks and a flow-
er-banked ballroom. An outdoor
cafe with checkered tablecloths
and store window exhibits will
be featured. Hal Singer and his
band will play for the event.

Groves-Dugger
The engagement of Jean Groves
to Donald Dugger, son of Mrs.
Ethel Dugger of Columbus, 0. was
announced by her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Clifton Groves of Mexico, Mo.
Miss Groves is a graduate of the
Missouri Baptist Hospital School
of Nursing in St. Louis, Mo.
Mr. Dugger is a graduate of the
University where he was affiliated
with Druids and Kappa Sigma. He
was also a guard on the Varsity
football squad from 1951-1954.
* * *
Peabody-Clench
Nancy Jane Peabody's engage-
ment to Carleton W. Clench, son
of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Clench
of Dorchester, Mass., was an-
nounced by her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Nelson J. Peabody of Welles-
ley Hills, Mass.
Miss Peabody is a graduate of
the Modern School of Fashion and
Design in Boston, Mass.
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MORTARBOARD-Mortarboard
will hold a luncheon at noon today
in the conference room of the
League.
* * *
CO-REC NIGHT - A Co-Rec
Night will be held at the I-M
Building from 7 to 10 p.m. today
for the last time this semester.
Activities such as ping-pong, bad-
minton, swimming, paddle-ball
and hand ball will be open to all
students.

Q A

Mr. Clench is a graduate of
Boston University, and spent two
years with the University Willow
Run Research Center.
* ,4 ' *
Davenport-Coll ins
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth G. Dav-
enport of Royal Oak announce
the engagement of their daughter,
Kay Glenda, to Dennis Webster
Collins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark
Collins of Port Huron.
Miss Davenport is sophomore in
the School of Nursing, and is sec-
retary of the Sailing Club.
Mr. Collins is a junior in civil
engineering.

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Shapi ro-Kasner
The engagement of Thelma Z.
Shapiro to Henry P. Kasner, son
of Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Kasner of
Chicago, Ill. was announced by
her parents, Dr. and Mrs. Louis
Shapiro, also of Chicago.
Miss Shapiro is a sophomore in
the literary college and is presi-
dent of the Alice Lloyd Judiciary
Council.
Mr. Kasner, a transfer student
from DePauw University, is a Jun-
ior in the School of Business Ad-
ministration. He is affiliated with
Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
The couple plans to be married
Saturday, August 20, in Chicago.

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The education school student
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"American women are very
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Miss Dhajabongse added that
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more free time and leads an easi-
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land.
New Union Officers
Members of the Union Stu-
dent Offices staff for next se-
mester were announced yester-
day by Union officials.
Tom Klein, Chuck Kriser,
Mark Sabin, Joe Sherman and
Tony Trittipo were selected as
office managers.
Personnel managers for next
semester will be Lew Engman,
John Leslie, Norm Rotter, Fred
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