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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 1956

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Presidential Nominees'
Announced by League

"PRESIDENT;AL CANDIDATES"
Finkleman are running for the
Woman's League.

By PAT NORTON
Two energetic coeds, Sue Arnold
and Gwynne Finkleman, will be-
gin campaigning Sunday for posi-
tions as League President.
Nominated Monday by the Inter-
viewing and Nominating com-
mittee, the women will make
speeches at house meetings, din-
ners and open houses of each coed
residence on campus.
'During their campaign speeches
the coeds will relate their plans
for the position of president of the
League.
Plans to Change Senate
Miss Arnold, a member of Kappa
Kappa Gamma, would like to see
the Women's Senate changed to a
President's Council which would
meet once a month, making it a
joint council of Assembly and Pan-
hellenic.
She suggests that thi League
have a Newsletter to take care of
all announcements which the Sen-
ate might ordinarily do. This pro-
posed newsletter would also llst
the coming events of the League.
A "drop down" system of elec-
tions was another point empha-
sized by the dark-haired coed.
"The League loses a lot of poten-
tial leadership because the losing
candidates cannot be placed at the
heads of other committees," she
said.
Committee Chairmanships
She suggests th'at the chairman-
ships of several of the League com-
mittees be left vacant for these
coeds.
Active League support of the
Student Government Council is
still another point of Miss Arnold's
platform. She would like to see a
rotating delegate system, similar
to the one Panhellenic has now,
by which all coeds would get a
chance to attend a SGC meeting
and express their views.
At present Miss Arnold, who
comes from Glencoe, Ill., is the
director of Junior Girls Play and
is junior personnel representative
on her house judiciary.
Memb er of Michifish
The education major has been a
member of Michifish and the Soph
Scandals cast.
Running against Miss Arnold for
the presidential post will be red.-
haired Gwynne Finkleman.
In her platform she emphasizes
the fact that the League must
meet the campus needs by continu-
ing the projects started this year,
citing as examples the expansion
of the League, the new sophomore

-Daily-Jim Owens
- Sue Arnold and Gwynne
position of President of the
roject and the League weekly
ances.
Regarding Women's Senate Miss
'inkleman, who comes from Day-
n, 0., hopes to encourage mem-
irs to work on special projects
ad discuss problems which arise.
The psychology major proposes
hat the Senate take over various
rojects which have a general in-
erest to all women on campus. She
iggests the Christmas party
ihich has formerly been a project
f the Special Projects committee
and also the sponsorship of polio
rives.
"I would like to see better rela-
ons between the alumnae and
tudents," the Sigma Delta Tau
oed remarked, She hopes to see
he Senate have an open houseat
,hich time, past officers of the
rganization would attend and ex-
4ain the functions of alumnae.
An extremely active coed, Miss
inkleman has participated in
any campus activities. This year
he is chairman of the Special
rojects committee of the League
nd has been co-chairman of
xulantics, t h e League - Union
hristmas party and Homecoming
Veekend.
Prior to this Miss Finkleman
as assistant chairman of the
'ecial Projects committee, Michi-
ras and was assistant general
hairman of Frosh Weekend.

Group Plans
Michigras
Decorations
Michiclef, Huge Piller,
Murals Will Carry Out
Annual Event's Theme
With the big Michigras weekend
less than six school weeks away,
plans of the Decorations Commit-
tee are already falling into place.
According to decorations co-
chairmen Jan Northway and Tom
Platt, two 100 foot murals are
planned to extend from one end
of Yost Field House to the other.
Carrying out the musical thema
of "Tempos Through Time," scenes
in, the history of music with old
and new musical instruments and
musicians of then and now, will
be depicted on these two murals.
Gigantic Pillar
In the center of the field house,
Platt and Miss Northway have
planned to have a gigantic pillar,
extending from the top of the
prizes booth. The pillar willbe
approximately 33 feet tall and
seven or eight feet in diameter.
This center of attraction will be
painted with bright colors and
figures. Colored spotlights will
shine on both the pillar and the
murals.
The Michiclef, official symbol
of this year's Michigras, has been
tentatively planned to put in an
appearance in the field house
decorations.
Students May Help
Miss Northway and Platt said
they will be needing students to
help them paint, especially in the
few weeks immediately preceding
Michigras. Interested students may
contact Miss Northway at 2-5618
or Platt at 2-6674, for further in-
forination.
The gala biennial carnival will
be held Friday and Saturday, Ap-
ril 20 and 21 in Yost Field House,
with late permission of 1:30 a.m.
provided for women students for
both nights.
The event is sponsored jointly
by the Women s Athletic Associa-
tion andmthe Men's Union.
Proceeds netted from the week-
end of fun and entertainment will
be given to charity.

-Daily-Chuck Kelsey
"ROGERS AND HAMMERSTEINS"-Running over the original
songs they have written for the 1956 JGP, "Rising High," are
Sally Miller, Judy Huber, Sue Arnold, Jan Doggett and Judie
Shagrin, seated at the piano.
Original Script, New Lyrics
Will Be Featured in JGP

Petitioning for sophomore posi-
tions in the League for the year
1956-57 are now open to freshmen
and will close Wednesday, March
14.
A position open to prospective
sophomore women is the of-
fice of second vice-president of the
League. The sophomore, junior or
senior girl who fills this position
will be in charge of Buro-Cats-and
administrative assistant to the
president and first vice-president.
Three sophomore members of
the Interviewing and Nominating
Committee are also needed. These
girls will help in the grading of
interviews and petitions and the
-selecting of persons to fill League
positions.
Women's Judiciary
Places are also open for two
sophomore members on Woman's
Judiciary. This council conducts-
hearings for all major disciplin-
ary problems referred to it by
Women's Panel, the House Judi-
ciary Councils and the League
House Judiciary Council.
Coeds may petition for thel
chairmanship, secretary andrmem-
ber-at-large of the League House
Judiciary Council. This council
conducts hearings and gives pen-
alties for all minor disciplinary
problems involving women students
living in League Houses.
Dance class positions for chair-
man of finance, dance captains
and teaching assistants are open.
These coeds will make arrange-
ments for a series of classes in
Coffee Hours
The Union has planned a
coffee hour to be held from 4:30
to 5:30 p.m. today at the Union
for students {and members of
the sociology department.
Coffee hours for students and
faculty of the economics, politi-
cal science, English, chemistry,
history, speech, psychology and
fine arts departments will be
held on consecutive Wednes-
days until the end of the semes-
ter.

Frosh Weekend Meeting Scheduled

Central committees of the Maize
and Blue teams for Frosh Week-
end have scheduled a mass organi-
zational meeting at 7 p.m. today
in the League.
Libby Sundel, publicity chair-
man for the Maize team, and Eliz-
abeth Erskine, chairman of the
Blue team, stressed the fact that
coeds who have failed to sign up
for one of the teams may do so
at this meeting. Also, class dues
will be accepted at this time.
Freshman women who do not

remember the team they are on
may check the lists in the Under-
graduate Office.
Committee chairmen will ex-
plain the objects and jobs of their
respective committees, then coeds
may sign up for the committee of
their choice.
They will be able to select from
the following list of committees:
floorshow, publicity, tickets, fin-
ance, properties, programs, awards
and judges, patrons and decora-
tions.

Women To Petition for Positions

ballroom dancing for beginning,
intermediate and advanced stu-
dents.
Students can work as members
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Special Projects, Social, Public Re-
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Further information about these
posts can be obtained by talking
to the present holders of these
positions at a coffee hour from
9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday in the
League or from Past Presidents
Reports which are on file in the
League Library.

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ASSEMBLY MEETS:
Speakers at ADC Discuss

By JANIE FOWLER
"Rising High,"- the 1956 Junior
Girls Play will take the stage
Thursday, Friday and Saturday,
March 22, 23 and 24 as the pro-
duct of five coed "Rodgers and
Hammersteins."
Through the combined efforts
of Sally Miller, Sue Arnold, Judie
Shagrin, Judy Huber and Jan
Doggett, the musical show boasts
an original script, and eighteen
songs with brand new scores and
lyrics.
The plot and seript for the two
and one-half hour "Rising Hight"
is the brainchild of Sally Miller of
Delta Gamma.
Sophomore Script
As a freshman, Miss Miller wrote
and directed the Frosh Weekend
floorshow and followed this up
by penning the Soph Scandals
script.
Campus activities which occupy
the radio and television major's
"spare" time are speech depart-
ment plays, and membership in
Wyvren and on the Michigras and
Greek Week Central Committees.
"Rising High," the show's title
song, along with six other num-
bers have been composed by direc-
tor Sue Arnold.
Currently a candidate for League
President, Miss Arnold is active
in Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority
and Michifish.
To Direct Show
Using her experience as director
of the Ekit Night production of
"The Congo" and as a member of
the Soph Scandals show, she will
stage the musical, directing the
almost 140 cast members.
In her capactiy as musical direc-
tor, Judgie Shagrin has written
five of "Rising High's" songs and
collaborated on two more.
Active in Michifish, Wyvren, Mu
Phi Epsilon and her sorority, Al-
pha Gamma Delta, she has had
experience with several campus
productions.
,As a freshman, Miss Shagrin
helped to produce Fortnight and
sang with the University Choir.
In her sophomore year she added
her talents to Skit Night and was
her house's Lantern Night director.
Junior Girls Play choral director
Judy Huber, will direct the show's

two vocal groups as well as pro-
vide music for three numbers.
With a musical brackground in-
cluding the Choral Union, a church
choir, the Michigan Singers, and
the Festival of Song broadcasts,
she is president of Mu Phi Epsi-
lon, music honorary.
Song Writers
A member of the Frosh Weekend
Central Committee, Senate, and
an orientation leader, Miss Huber
is also secretary of Kappa Delta
sorority.
Writing two songs in conjunction
with Miss Shagrin and another by
herself, assistant general chairman
of the show is Jan Doggett.
The "stage" past of Miss Doggett
has found her singing with the
Choral Union, the University
Choirs, in the Frosh. Weekend
floorshow and directing the Chi
Omega's Lanter Night entry.

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Speakers at the Assembly Dor-
mitory Council meeting held Mon-
day at the League included Dean
Deborah Bacon and1Everett Ross
Clinchy.
Clinchy, who is president of the
National Conference of Christians
and ,Jews, is on campus for the
"Religion Today" series.
He is going to speak at 8 p.m.
today and tomorrow in the Rack-
ham Auditorium. A reception will
follow the addresses which will be
open to the entire campus.
Topics To Be Discussed
Problems in the West and an
understanding of the Asian peoples
are two of the topics to be dis-
cussed by Clinchy.
Miss Bacon, Dean of Women,
showed and explained a blue print
of the North Campus to ADC mem-
bers.
Dean Bacon pointed out the.
present structures situated on the
new campus and also showed
where proposed buildings will be
located.
Future Plans
The University owns 520 acres
on the site. Included in the plans
for future building are coed resi-

dence halls to house 3,000 stu-
dents, a fraternity row and the
atomic reactor plant, now under
construction.
In regard to the North Campus,
Dean Bacon said, "The University
is an expanding spiral." It is
expected that by 1970, the present
enrollment will have doubled.
Petitioning for Assembly Board
positions will remain open until
Thursday, March 15. Anyone de-
siring further information may call
the League Undergraduate Office.
Available Positions
Positions available are presi-
dent, first and second vice-presi-
dent, secretary, treasurer, special
projects, public relations, big sis-
ter and social chairmep.
Also open at the same time is
the position of the general chair-
mhan of Fortnite, who is not a
Mdember of the Assembly Board.
Old petitions and president's re-
ports are on file in the League
Library and may be used for refer-
ence.
Independent women are urged
to reserve the date Monday, Ap-
ril 15 which is League Installation
Night.

SPORTS FACTS
NOWADAYS the Big Ten team wrestling championship ,is decided by
one big meet early in March in a matter of two days. This was the
case this past weekend when Michigan walked off with its ninth Con-
ference championship.
BUT BACK iN 1929 it was different. The Big Ten was divided into
Eastern and Western Divisions for wrestling, and a winner was chosen
for each section on the basis of performance in dual meets.
THAT'S WHY there was so much excitement generated over a dual
meet between Michigan and Indiana in Yost Field House on March 2.
Neither team had lost in conference competition,, and only a tie with
Northwestern marred the Hoosier record. By beating the Wolverines
they could take the Eastern division title and move on to Champaign
to battle Illinois, a team that had dominated league grappling for
eight years.
DESPITE VICTORIES by "M" men Red Elliott, Atto Kelly, Bud Hew-
itt, a member of the United States Olympic team the summer before,
Michigan trailed the Hoosiers 14-9 with but one event remaining on
the program. Coach Cliff Keen's heavyweight would have to do more
than outpoint his opponent; the Hoosier had to be pinned in order to
get the five points to tie the match.
MICHIGAN'S BIG ED DON GEORGE, destined later to become the
world's professional mat title holder, did just that, pinning his oppo-
nent after 4 minutes and 12 seconds, and assuring Michigan of a third
straight Eastern Division title.
AND IT REMAINED FOR THE WOLVERINES to go on from there to
defeat Illinois for Michigan's first team wrestling championship,.
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JGP-The following Junior Girls
Play committees will meet today
in the League: ushers at 5 p.m.,
make-up at 7 p.m./ and orchestra
at 8:30 p.m.
There will be a rehearsal of the
entire JGP cast Saturday at the
League. Act I will meet at 9 p.m.,
' Act II at 10 p.m. and Act III at
11 p.m.
MICHIGRAS CENTRAL COM-
MITTEE-Members of the Michi-
gras Central Committee will meet
at 7:30 p.m. today in Rm. 3A of
the Union.
SCROLL SCHOLARSHIP-Peti-
tions for Scroll scholarships for
Junior affiliated women may be
picked up until Wednesday, March
21, at the League ,Undergraduate
Office.
MODERN DANCE CLUB-Mem-
bers of the co-recreational Modern
Dance Club will meet at 7:30 p.m.
tomorrow in Barbour Gymnasium.

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