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Duke Ellington To Play
At Annual Military Ball
Duke Ellington and his. Orches-
tra will provide the music for the
Military Ball to be held from 9
p.m. to 1 a.m. tonight in the
One of the most popular enter-
tainers today, Duke Ellington be-
gan his career as a jazz pianist
during the First World War in
Washington cafes. He played in
many bands and orchestras until
he started his own group in 1927.
Since then he has had few changes
The orchestra has had great
success in Carnegie Hall and the
Metropolitan Opera House in the
United States, and is hailed
When the Republic of Liberia
commissioned him to write a com-
position signalling its centennial,
the orchestra leader composed one
of his best songs.
Edward Kennedy Ellington was
nicknamed Duke in high school,
where he had a reputation of being
a neat dresser and having fastid-
Tickets for the dance are on
sale today from 3 to 5 p.m. in the
Although the dance is given by
the ROTC students, all students
and faculty members are invited
Intermission entertainment will
include the Coutours, a singing
combo, a chalk talk by Jon Col-
lins and Dick Phillips and a drill
team exhibition by the Pershing
Riflemen, a precision drill team.
ROTC students wilf attend the
dance in formal military uniforms.
Dance committee members in-
clude Dave Burchfleld, Army, gen-
eral chairman; John Heath, Air
Force, publicity; John Hackett,
Air Force, tickets; Jerry Roos,
Navy, secretary; Al Scenter, Army,
decorations; Dick Phillips, Navy,
entertainment and George Trow-
bridge, Army, programs.
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Junior Coeds Reveal JGP Plot at Senior Night
Petitioning for women ori-
entatiop leaders for the fall se-
mester will be held from Mon-
day to Friday of next week.
Women may fill out cards and
sign up for interviews at the
League Undergraduate Office.
Experienced leaders need only
fill out a card.
By JANIE FOWLER
Answering to calls of "Repeat!"
from their audience of senior wom-
en, the cast of the 1956 Junior
Girls Play, "Rising High," took
encores on 14 numbers last night.
Starring Joan Holmberg in the
singing and dramatic lead, the
musical deals with the aspirations
of a rising young actress, Susie
Virginia Mullins takes the role
of Susie's aunt Jennifer who dis-
likes show business and show
Play 'Anonymous Angel'
Playing an actress of the past,
known to the many young per-
formers she has aided only as the
"Anonymous Angel," is Susan
Franne Crowley and Pauline
Shambes take the comedy leads
as a pair of chorus girls who make
ends meet by waiting on tables
during the day.
An original tune by the show's
director, Sue Arnold was called
back twice by the Senior Night
crowd. Entitled "We're On Broad-
way,"' the number was choreo-
graphed by Patti Drake.
Two or more of Miss Arnold's
compositions, "The World of the
Stage" and "I'll be a Star Some-
For 'U' Students
With the coming of spring the
student religious groups on cam-
pus have reversed tradition and
turned to thoughts of food.
Pizza parties and buffet suppers
highlight the social events for this
The Christian Reformed stu-
dents will meet at 5:30 p.m. Sun-
day for an informal dinner fol-
lowed by a Hymn Sing at 8 p.m.
Gamma Delta's Sunday night
supper at the Lutheran Student
Center will be followed by an il-
lustrated talk on church architec-
ture by Ralph Hammett, professor
The Baha'i Student group will
gather at the home of the Faily's
f for an informal mixer tonight at
A skit night will be combined
with a pizza party tonight for
the Congregational and Disciples
Guild students at the Guild house.
The Presbyterian students are
practicing their figure eight's for
a roller skating party tonight at
7:15 p.m. Tomorrow at 12:15 p.
m. a luncheon will be given in hon-
or of the graduate students.
The regular Sunday night sup-
per of the Lutheran Student As-
sociation will feature a talk by
Professor Hourani on Islam, and
the election of officers for the
coming term will be held.
Canterbury House will have a
pizza party tomorrow night for the
Episcopal students, while'the Wes-
leyan Guild for Methodist stu-
dents will hold their house party
The Baptist students of the Rog-
er Williams Guild will journey to
the Huron River this weekend for
a retreat held in conjunction with,
the Christian Student Fellowship
day," sung by Miss Holmberg, also
merited second appearances.
JGP music director, Judie Shag-
rin, also had two of her songs re-
peated. "The Powder Puffs" and
the music for the Rockettes danc-
ing chorus were recalled.
"I'm My Own Chaperone" sung
by the play's "red hot mamma,"
Donna Draper, and written by as-
sistant gqneral chairman, Jan
Doggett, was brought back to the
stage by the senior women's ap-
Miss Shagrin and Miss Doggett
collaborated to compose the
"Trouper's Advice" which returned
the waitresses, Miss Crowley and
Miss Shambes to the spotlight.
A tap duo by Shirley Burkhart
and Judy Hofstra and production
numbers including the cakewalk,
the can can and the black bottom
also rated encores.
Other leads in "Rising High" are
Nina Pollacia as Mimi, a young
French maid, and Susan Hether-
ington as Sissy Scott, a reporter
determined to find a scoop by
uncovering the "Anonymous An-
Making its debut before a ca-
pacity audience as part of Senior
Night festivities last night, the
show will be presented to the entire
campus at 8 p.m. today and to-
morrow, with a 2:30 p.m. matinee
tomorrow, in Lydia Mendelssohn
Tickets for the production may
be purchased between 1 and 5
p.m. at the Lydia Mendelssohn box
office or at the door.
Nancy MacDonald is general
chairman of the Junior Girls Play,
written by Sally Miller. Costumes
were designed by Thelma Kavanau
and choreography is by Robbi Ar-
nold, Gaille Valentine and Miss
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FROM ROME TO OUTER SPACE:
Campus. Groups Plan Weekend Festivities
By MARY BETH GODFROY
From Rome to outer space,
wherever you look this weekend
you will find some University stu-
dents, for the parties cover a vast
The first stop on this trip will
be the former center and capitol
of the world, Rome. The Theta
Delta Chi's have rented a villa
complete with pillars and fountain
for their "Toga" party. Roman
messengers have been sent to in-
vite each coed to the dance, and
couples attending will be dressed.
as slaves, generals, and patriarchs.
Next stop is the desert land of
Arabia where Sigma Nu is honor-
ing their pledges at a dinner and
dance held in" a mosque.
Off to Gay Paree
Leaving these burning sands,
the next stop on our tour will be
Paris, where we find the Theta
Xi's at one of the celebrated cafes
for their "Apache Party." Favors
will be given to each mademoiselle
Men of Strauss house and their
dates will be found in a similar
setting but in the tiny province of
Monaco where their Monte Carlo
party will be in full swing.
Departing from this rather mild
climate, the next stop will be in
the frigid wastelands of the north,
Alaska. There the Tau Delta
Phi's will be found attending their
"Gold Rush" costume party.
Into Outer Space
Since this setting is so near the
The names under the picture
of the League Candidates, which
appeared yesterday, were re-
North Pole and the top of the
world, t&is trip now leaves the
planet Earth for outer space and
Acacia's party. The setting also
departs from the present day to
the year 2084 and couples will be
found wearing costumes appro-
priate for the occasion.
After this fantastic expedition
the next stop on our voyage will
be the sunny shores of Bermuda.
There Zeta Beta Tau's and their
dates will go swimming in the
"Bermuda Surf," the I-M pool in
Returning to the United States,
the northwest provides the setting
for Delta Chi's "Lumberjack" par-
ty with attending couples wear-
ing appropriate costumes.
Traveling further south Phi Al-
pha Kappa and Scott House will
hold their square dances with the
Rocky Mountains providing a
Last stop before heading home
is the deep South where Phi Del-
ta Phi's and their southern belles
will dance to the music of the Boll
Weevils at their jazz party.
Arriving back in Ann Arbor,
other campus groups will be found
entertaining at formals, costume
parties, and record dances.
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. MAIZE TEAM-Frosh Weekend
Maize Team properties committee
will meet at 3:30 p.m. today and
the publicity committee at 6:30
p.m. Sunday at the League.
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BALLET CLUB-Members of the
Ballet Club will meet at 4:15 p.m.
today in Barbour Gymnasium.
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I-M OPEN HOUSE-There will
be a co-recreational I-M Open
House from 7 to 10 p.m. today in
the I-M Building.
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8 p.m. today at the Interna-
MICHIGRAS - Supplies for
oats and booths for the 1956
ichigras will be distributed to
Ouse representatives from 9 a.m.
noon tomorrow in the Union
arking lot. Representatives are
ked to bring bills and remit-
nces with them.
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