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Annual Event
To Be Given
By Assembly
Decorations for 'A-Ball'
Will Include Gondola,
Scenes from Venice

Amidst an atmosphere of gondo-
las and Venetian street scenes,
Assembly Association will present
"A Night in Venice" from 8:30 p.m.
to midnight tomorrow at the
Couples attending the annual
event will dance to the music of
Hal Singer's Band who will preside
in the Ballroom. Paul Brodie's
Orchestra will provide a more in-
formal type of dance music in the
Hussey Room.
At intermission time entertain-
ment will be furnished by Fred
Dart, baritone horn soloist; Joy
Meyers, vocalist and Hugh Gluck-
er, vibraphone soloist. Brodie will
also present several novelty num-
bers. Refreshments will also be
served during intermission.
Decorations for the dance will
center around the Venetian theme.
A large gondola will highlight the
ballroom decorations while murals
depicting Venetian street scenes
will cover the walls.
The second floor lounge will be
transformed into the "Cafe Venice"
for the evening's festivities.
Cocktail dresses or formals will
be the appropriate dress for coeds
attending A-Ball.
Women may obtain tickets for
the coed-bid dance on the Diag-
onal, at the Administration Build-
ing or from dormitory activities
Assembly Association has ex-
tended an invitation to all affili-
ated women on campus to attend
the dance. During the war years
the event was sponsored jointly
by Assembly and Panhellenic.
As in previous years several of
the women's dormitories are hold-
ing coketail parties and dinners.
preceding the dance.

--Daily-Chuck Kelsey
GETTING READY--Peg Davis and Erwin Perelstein start polish-
ing up the saddles for the reorganizational meeting of the co-
recreational Riding Club, to be held at 5:10 p.m. Monday in the
Women's Athletic Building. Miss Davis and Perelstein are co-
managers of the club.
Atmosphere of Informality
To Prevail at Campus Club

To Feature
Many Booths
Booths which have been accept-
ed to be entered in Michigras have
been announced by Booths Co-
Chairmen Lynne Garver and
Charles Wood.
Those accepted for the show
booth classification include, Alpha
Gamma Delta and Sigma Alpha
Epsilon, Zeta Beta Tau and Delta
Delta Delta.
Still others who have been ac-
cepted include Betsy Barbour and:
Allen Rumsey Houses, Chi Omega
and Alpha Tau Omega, and Kappa
Alpha Theta and Sigma Chi.
Other houses whose petitions
for show booths have been accept-
ed, are Gamma Phi Beta and Theta
Xi, Kappa Kappa Gamma and
Lambda Chi Alpha, Helen New-
berry and Gomberg Houses, Beta
Theta Pi and Alpha Delta Pi, Hay-
den and Prescott houses, Phi Kap-
pa Psi and the Evans Scholars.
In the refreshment booth cate-
gory, houses whose petitions were
accepted are Sigma Kappa and
Chi Psi, Chi Phi and Kappa Delta,
Alpha Omicron Pi and Phi Sigma
Nu Sigma Nu and Collegiate
Sorosis, Michigan Dames, Delta
Gamma and Delta Upsilon, Alpha
Xi Delta and Theta Delta Chi, and
the International Student Associ-
ation conclude the list of accepted,
refreshment booths.
Skill booths which have peti-
tioned and been accepted, will be
sponsored by Pi Beta Phi and
Phi Kappa Tau, Stockwell resi-
dence and Alpha Epsilon Pi, Huber
House, Mosher and Williams
Houses, Delta Sigma Phi and Ty-
ler House, Alpha Chi Omega and
Phi Delta Theta, Alpha Epsilon
Phi and Phi Sigma Delta, , and
Delta Phi Epsilon and Tau Delta
The list of skill booths continues
with Angell and Taylor Houses,
Alpha Delta Phi and Alethia, Delta
Tau Delta and Victor Vaughn
House, Lloyd and Couzens and Pi
Lambda Phi.

Petitioning Continues
For League Positions

Sophomore petitioning for jun-
ior positions in the League closes
at 5 p.m. Monday, by which time
all petitions should be turned in
at the Undergraduate Office.
Positions open include second
vice-president of the League, three
junior members on the Interview-
ing and Nominating Committee,
three junior members on the
Women's Judiciary Council and
chairman, secretary and member-
at-large of League House Judi-
ciary Council.
The second vice-presidant is in
dharge of Buro-Cats, seves as
administrative assistant to the
president and first vice-president.
She is also a member of the Wom-
en's League Council, the Michigan
League Board of Governors and
Women's Senate.
Many Duties
The junior members of the Inter-
viewing and Nominating Commit-
tee assist the committee in ob-
taining publicityfor League posi-
tions, grading petitions and inter-
views and nominating girls to fill
these positions.
As members on Women's Judi-
ciary Council, three junior women
will help the council coordinate
and review the work of the House
Judiciary Council and League
House Judiciary Councildand qon-
duct hearings for all major dis-
ciplinary problems referred to it.
Juniors are eligible to fill three
positions on League House Judi-
ciary Council which has jurisdic-
tion over minor disciplinary prob-
lems involving students living in
large houses.
Various Jobs
The members also check sign
out sheets and special permission
slips, and send weekly reports to
the Women's Judiciary Council.
The chairman is a member of
the Women's League Council.
Other positions open to juniors
are the chairmanships and mem-
berships on the following commit-
tees: Merit Tutorial, Internation-

al, Special Projects, Social, Public
Relations, House, Community Ser-
vice and Orientation.
More Posts Open
Dance Class positions open are
dance captains, chairman of fi-
nance, and teaching assistants.
All chairmanships and assist-
ant chairmanships on Junior Girls
Play are open also.
These positions include the gen-
eral chairman and assistant gen-
eral chairman, director and as-
sistant director, secretary, treas-
urer, script chairman and chair-
man and assistant chairman of
Religious Groups
To Hold Lectures,
Parties, Dinners
Movies, seminars and parties
constitute the social activities of
the student religious groups on
campus for this coming weekend.
The Baptist students will con-
gregate at the Roger Williams
Guild tonight for a recreational
party featuring, shuffleboard and
"Current Trends in Theology"
will be the title of a talk given
tonight by Prof. Preston Slosson
for the members of the Congrega-
tional and Disciples. Guild.
A retreat will take place at the
Hillel Foundation on Saturday for
all students interested in learning
about the activities of the Foun-
dation. On Sunday evening the
Supper Club will meet, followed
by an Israeli movie.
On Sunday evening Gamma Del-
ta's dinner program will consist
of a talk on "Church-Related So-
cial Work," while the Lutheran
Student group will gather at the
Center to view a film on Martin
For those interested in swim-
ming and the like, the Presbyter-
ian students are holding an IM
party tonight.
At 12:15 p.m. on Saturday, a
Graduate Luncheon will be given
at the Westminister Student Cen-
Canterbury House will be the
scene of a buffet dinner on Sun-
day, followed by a lecture and
group discussion on "Sacremental
Living," for all Episcopal students.
"The Spiritual Challenge of To-
morrow" will be discussed by the
Baha'i Student group Friday, fol-
lowed by an informal social hour.


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Once again the Women's League-
is offering their Weekly Campus
Club dance.
Being held from 9 p.m. to mid-
night tonight, the League is offer-
ing students another place on
campus where they may go for
dancing after they have attended
a hockey game, movie or basket-
ball game.
As before, music for -dancing
will be furnished by Paul Brodie
and his Orchestra.' There will be
a short intermission about 10:30
Couples will find refreshments

in the Michigan Room located di-
rectly opposite the hall from the
Vandenberg Room on the second
floor of the League.
Cards will be provided and tables
will be set up for those students
who wish to take time out to re-
lax their feet, and talk about com-
ing events with their friends. This
will also be in the Michigan Room.
Campus Club's aim is to provide
a dance spot at which both affili-
ated and independent men and'
women may go on weekends.
Groups Are Hostesses
Each week the many organiza-
tions of the League are in charge
of collecting tickets and will be
in charge of refreshments.
This week the League's office
helpers, the Buro-Cats, are the
Other Campus Club dances are
being planned for Friday, March
9 and Friday, March 16.



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WAA - Members of the WAA
Basketball Club will meet for their
last practice before the next game,
at 4:15 p.m. today in Barbour
reservations for bowling practice
and recreation at the Women's
Athletic Building can be made by
calling University Extension 72.
The following hours will be open
Mondays at 7 and 8 p.m. and
Wednesdays at 4:10 and 8 p.m.
s e e
MICHIGRAS-There will be a
meeting of all house representa-
tives for Michigras at 7 p.m. Tues-
day in Rm. 3-G of the Union. Floor
plans for the booths in the field
house will be distributed and sup-
ply order blanks will be given out.
Members are urged to pick up pins
and certificates f r o m Marcia
Flucke, 209 Newberry Residence,i
by Friday, March 30. Any pins not
claimed will be disposed of after
this date.

With the weather indicating that
spring is on its way at last, the
party "fever" has hit the. local
fraternities, sororities and quads.
Alpha Delta Phi, Kappa Sigma,
and Tau Kappa Epsilon are heed-
ing the advice, "Go West Young
Man Go West" and are holding
their parties in appropriate cowboy
and Indian settings tomorrow
The Trojan Horse will once again
enter the scene at Phi Sigma Del-
ta's Greek banquet party with
tapestries, brass pottery and pillars
adding to the atmosphere.
Greek Settings Prevail
Saturday night will also feature
two more dances with Greek set-
tings. Sigma Alpha Epsilon and
Chi Phi are holding "Toga" parties
with the SAE's giving a prize to
the most appropriate and original
The Leap Year theme at the
Alpha Sigma Phi house will find
the men dressing in women's
clothes and the coeds dressing in
Likewise, in keeping with the
season a "Spring Anticipation"
party will hold sway at the Alpha
Kappa Kappa.

Spring jecorations will also pre-
vail at the Sigma Nu house as
Guy Martenson and his band en-
tertain the couples.
Red checkered table cloths and
old-fashioned beer steins will pro-
vide the German atmosphere at
the Phi Kappa Tau party which
will also be held tomorrow night.
An entirely different atmosphere,
however, will be found at Theta
Chi's "Pajama" party.
Ollie of 'Ollie's Caravan" will
be on hand to entertain the Zeta
Beta Tau's and their dates at the
"Disc Jockey" party at their house
Saturday night.
To Honor Pledges
This same evening the new
pledges of Phi Gamma Delta will
be honored by their brothers at a
The New York waterfront will
be the backdrop for an "Apache"
party at the Delta Chi house while
a bambling casino provides the
background at the "Monte Carlo"
party of Delta Upsilon. Bill Bot-
tomley will provide the dance
"Grab your coat and get your
hat"' and bring it to the Alpha Tau
{ Omega "Mad Hatter's Ball." The
couple with the maddest hats will
receive a prize. The Collegians will
furnish the entertainment.

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