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FRIDAY, MAY 11, 1956



ISA Show To Feature Marriage

Golfers To Hold Clinic;
Coeds Postpone Tennis

Portraying marriage ceremonies
in other lands, members of the
International Students' Associa-
tion will present their annual
musical show at 8 p.m. tonight in ? >r"
Kellogg Auditorium. ,
A part of the traditional Inter-
national Week program, the pag-
eant will provide a thumbnail
sketch of the ceremonies and:
courtship dances practiced in many K
Students from Japan, China,
Thailand, Pakistan and India will
comment on their customs as otherM
students in traditional dress dem-
onstrate the nuptial ceremonies.x
Ancient Clothing
Most of the clothing has been3
provided by the students them-
The Chinese dress to be worn is
almost 100 years old and from ad
now extinct imperial dynasty. It
has been donated by a museum
especially for tonight's event.
Also included in the program,
which is open to all persons, are
courtship dances of Greece, the
Philippines and Indonesia. FASHION PARADE-Students n
" Tickets may be purchased at the last night at the all-campus fa
International Center, at the Ad- national Week celebration. Spo
ministration Building or at the dent's Association and the Inte
door.traditional event on Campus.
Fashion Show taiinleeto aps
Last night, students represent-
ing various groups presented an all CHAPTER T RA D I TIONS
campus fashion show, as part of
the Week's celebration. Spring
and summer styles from bermuda Sororities FO
shorts to evening gowns as well
as modern dress of other countries
were shown. Of National
}. In addition to a roster of pretty
girls, models included athletic stars (EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the last
and familiar faces around campus. of a series of articles dealing with
k International students represent- the history and traditions of the
ing 14 countries from Thiland to sororities on campus.)
El Salvador paraded the carpet
in contemporary dress of their By JANIE FOWLER
homelands. Alpha Phi claims a number of
Sports Day Next "firsts" in the years since its
An International Sports Day is founding in 1872 at Syracuse Uni-
the next event on the International versity.
Week agenda. It was the first women's frater-
It will feature competition in nity to build a chapter house, the
various sports between American first to have an endowment fund,
and foreign students Saturday at and the originator of the first
the Intramural Building, inter-sorority council which later
Specific sports on the program developed into the National Pan-
will be posted at the I-M Build- hellenic Congress.
ing and at the International Cen-
ter.Oeo 0cates h oa
Concluding the week's events group was started in 1892.
will be a buffet supper and movie Adopting the National Cardiac
program. Special foods from all Aid as its philanthropy, the soror-
over the world will be served after ity presents an annual card party
a series of film showings. to raise funds.
International Week is being Costumes In Tradition
sponsored by the International House traditions include Senior
Students' Association Night festvities when seniors come
to dinner in costumes appropriate
t ! to their suppressed desires and
U Engineers read their will.
At their scholarship dinner coeds
} who have achieved an average
WviI P-r esenr above the all campus rating are
served steak, while those who fall
below must eat hash. A jeweled
A nnu a 1 D a n ce award pin goes to the girl who has
shown the greatest improvement
Everyone will be thinking of academically and a lavalier Is pre-
spring, this weekend, especially the snted to the pledge with the high
engineering students, when they Other events are the annual bus
attend their "Spring Constant" boy dinner, the exchange of toys
the League Ballroom. g I at Christmas time which are later
This annual Slide Rule Ball is sent to hospitals, the annouice-
one part of the scheduled events ment of engagements at dinner by
for the "Engineers Weekend." original poems and a yearly barn
Don Kenny and his Orchestra dance, co-sponsored with members
will provide the dance music and of Kappa Kappa Gamma.
two vocalists, featured with the Kappa Kappa Gamma
band will entertain. Intermission The Kappa's came to campus
entertainment will be in the form ini1890 after their national found-
rof a bagpipe player. A tap dancing ing at Monmouth, Ill., College in
act will also be featured. 1870
Door Prize House social activities find mem-
A door prize will be presented bers airing their complaints at the
and this year a traditional and "moan and groan dinner" given
everpresent slide rule will be the more ach exa dnd alum-
gift. It is one foot long and "of Before each exam period and alum-
nae treating actives to a picnic
the finest quality," according to dinnei on the patio each spring.
Don Patterson, a committee inem- Graduating seniors have a last-
ber. ing memento of their years in
Refreshmentssof punch and the house, as they paint their
cookies will be served at the 13 Cra names on the recreation room fire-
Last week at the lawyer's Crease leh

-Daily-John Hirtzei
modeled spring and summer styles
shion show, a part of the Inter-
nsored by the International Stu-
rnational Center, the Week is a
)How Customs
breakfast, sophomores rise about
5:30 a.m. to decorate the tree and
then carol through the house,
awakening upperclassmen and
serving them breakfast.
Scholastic Awards
Chapter awards go to the girl
having- the best grades and the
coed showing the most scholastic
improvement. The Amy B. Onken
award is given to the most out-
standing member on the basis of
scholarship, character and campus
and fraternity service.
Beginning nationally in 1917 at
Cornell, Sigma Delta .,Tau came
here in 1944.
The 25 colonies have adopted
the national muscular dystrophy
drive as their charity.
An outstanding incident in SDT
history occurred April 28 and 29
as alumnae returned to honor their
housemother, Mrs. Della Feder,
for her 20 years with the sorority.
Housemother Honored
At the University for 10' years,
Mrs. Feder was )originally house-
mother for the University of Illi-
nois chapter.
After spending Saturday inform-
ally, actives and the alums of
20 years gave Mrs. Feder a ban-
quet Sunday at the Union. The
program included a "This Is Your
Life," presentation with some of
her "girls" appearing to surprise
A complete surprise to her, the
weekend was planned by coeds in
the house.
House Traditions
SDT house traditions provide
something for members' entire
families as the coeds sponsor Par-
ents Weekend.
Sisters celebrate the chapter
birthday by wearing sorority colors
and with each room giving some
small gift to the house.
At their senior breakfast, en-
gaged women are given brides'
bools and all seniors receive gifts.
Entertainment includes skits by
graduating coeds and the house
Sigma Kappa
Colonized at the University in
1955, Sigma Kappa originated at
Colby College in Waterville, Me. in
Projects of the 70 chapters in-
clude assisting old people, sup-
porting Maine seacoast missions,
providing a scholarship for girls
in Greece and a college loan and
scholarship fund.

Golf and tennis enthusiasts will
be able to attend exhibition
matches and tournaments next
week as women's sports reach their
semester climax.
A golfing clinic and exhibition
will be presented by Betty Jame-
son and Mary Lena Faulk, pro-
fessional golfers, at 3:15 p.m. Mon-
At the University Golf Course,
the two women will demonstrate
various strokes and play nine holes.
Excellent Golf Records
Both women have enviable golf
records. Miss Jameson has won
four major championships includ-
ing the National Amateur for
Women in 1939, 1940 and 1942.
She received one of golf's high-
est honors in 1951 when she was
elected to the women golfer's Hall
of Fame.
Miss Faulk is a newcomer to the
professional field. She began her
golfing career by winning three
Georgia State Championships in
1946, 1947 and 1948.
Winning the Women's National
Amateur in 1953, Miss Faulk was
semi-finalist in the British Ama-
.On Curtis Cup Team
During the following year, she
was chosen as a member of the
Curtis Cup team, an international
organization, and reached the
semi-finals in the United States
National Amateur.
Anyone interested in brushing
up on their golf and watching
the two women play may do so.
The exhibition is sponsored by
the Women's Pitch and Putt Club
and endorsed by the Women's De-
partment of Physical Education.
Tennis Match Postponed
Wet weather forced postpone-
ment -of the All Campus Women's
Tennis Tournament scheduled for
yesterday afternoon.
This tournament which decides
the top women's single player on
campus, it has been rescheduled
for the early part of next week,
The two coeds who will vie for
the championship are Diane La-
Bakas and Kay Weaver. Miss
LaBakas defeated Gwynne Finkle-
man BndMiss Weaver out-pointed
Pat Bubel in order to reach the
Last Year's Champion
Miss LaBakas will be defending
the title that she won last spring.
Approximately 25 coeds entered
the competition which was open
to any woman on campus regard-
less of former experience. The
eliminations started May 5.
Orientation Leaders
Interested men may sign up
to serve as orientation leaders
for the fall semester until 5 p.m.
today at the Union Student
offices. .

Regarding the tournament, Miss
LaBakas said, "It gives many girls
who haven't had much tennis ex-
perience an opportunity to play in
a tournament along with better
Members of the Women's Ath-
lietic Association Club, sponsors of
the tournament hope to see a "big
turnout" at the match. Anyone
who is interested in the sport whe-
ther it be from the spectator or
participation angle will gain some-
thing, they feel.
Places for You and Your Date
To Go This Weekend
In the League Ballroom, "Spring
Constant," this year's Slide Rule
Ball, sponsored by the Engineering
students, will be held 9 p.m. to
midnight tonight. All students
may attend.
* * *
For music enthusiasts, the Union
is, presenting a jazz concert at
8:30 tonight in the Ballroom, fea-
turing the Dave Wyant Octet and
Nancy Clayton, a vocalist. Tickets
on sale at the main desk at the
Union, may be purchased until
show time.
At the Women's Pool, members
of Michifish will present their
spring show, "Star Dip," at 8 p.m.
tonight and 3 p.m. tomorrow.
*~ * *
Chinese lanterns in the League
garden will be the setting for
"Blackfoot Ball," to be held from
9 p.m. to midnight tomorrow under
the guidance of Alpha Tau Omega
and Sigma Nu. All affiliates may
attend. Andy Balent's band will
provide dance music for the affair..
* * *
The Men's Glee Club will pre-
sent its 97th annual Spring Con-
cert at 8 p.m. tomorrow in Hill
At Barbour Gym, the Modern
Dance and Ballet Clubs a, combined
dance concert at 8 p.m. Saturday
and 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday.

IFC To Hold
Spring Ball
Decorations To Depict
Big City Atmosphere
Silhouettes of New York City
and Ann Arbor will greet coeds
and their dates at the Inter-Fra-
ternity Ball, to be held Friday,
May 18 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. in
the League.
This year's theme, "Spring Sil..
houette" will feature decorations
depicting a big city atmosphere.
To add to the general effectiveness
special lighting and colors will be
used to produce the desired results.
Behind the bandstand, a back-
drop featuring a trumpeter will
appear, signifying Richard Malt-
by, the well-known band leader
who is scheduled to play for the
Vocalist to Sing
Maltby will have with his Orch-
estra, a vocalist named Franky
Crockett who has been touring
with him since she won the contest
sponsored by a national music
Besides Maltby and his Orches-
tra, Harry Gaines will provide
music in another room of the
During intermission, the Psurfs,
Law School singing group, will
perform with a medley of songs.
Refreshments for the Inter-
Fraternity Ball will be provided
by the Hectorians, the IFC hon-
Proceeds from the Ball will be
sent to the Fresh Air Fund Camp.
Tickets for the dance can be
obtained through fraternity house
presidents and social chairmen.
Herb Schneider is general chair-
man, with Fred Shatz handling the'
publicity angle. Sandra Beer is
executive secretary and Ed Rich-
ter is decorations chairman.
George Davidson is in charge of.
patrons and programs.
Ron Ritzler will be handling
ticket sales and Ron Norene is
finance chairman.
IAmong the events sponsored by
Inter-Fraternity Council is an an-
nual Christmas party for Ann Ar-
bor elementary school children in
the individual fraternity houses.

On //,Ie Jlouje

What's the trouble, Harry? You don't know what we can do this
weekend? Maybe the activities others are doing will give you some
Delta Gammas are planning an Oriental pledge formal and Alpha
Epsilon Phi's "Twelfth Night" formal.
Alpha Omicron Pi is having its annual Rose Ball and Alpha Tau
Omega is giving its annual "Blackfoot Ball."
Chi Omega is carrying out tradition with the "Plantation Ball"
which is held in recognition of its Southern chapter.
There's a garden party pledge formal going on at Alpha Chi Omega
and nautical formals of Gamma Phi Beta, "Seabreeze" and Kappa
Delta, "Well of the Sea."
The Chi Phi House is "going Hawaiian" and Tau Kappa Epsilon
also plans a Hawaiian party, complete with leis and a roast pig.
Phi Sigma Kappa is having a Hillbilly party while Sigma Delta
Taus and their dates revel at their "Saturday Night Sundae Party."
Alpha Phi's will dance at their circus formal and Sigma Alpha
Epsilons will hold a "Black and White" formal. Kappa Kappa Gamma's
spring formal and Kappa Alpha Psi's Sweetheart Ball, are also sched-
uled for this weekend.
Sigma Chi Epsilon, Kappa Sigma and Sigma Alpha Mu are also
having pledge formals this weekend.
Alpha Epsilon Pi's dance is semi-formal and a conclave with other
chapters from the midwest.
Coeds and their dates attending Delta Delta Delta's party will
have to dress as greeting cards,
Parents on Mother's Day Weekend will be in store for Zeta Beta
Tau and Phi Sigma Delta, while Delta Chi entertains their alumni.
The Quads are going picnicking. Reeves House men and their dates
will visit the Fresh Air Camp Friday and the Camp will also be the
scene of outdoor gathering of Hinsdale and Strauss Houses Saturday.
Phi Delta Epsilon will also take to the grass and wide open spaces with
a picnic this weekend.
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a "challenge to lawyers"' especially
prepared for the occasion. "Now,
we are wondering what the law
students will do in retaliation,"
Patterson remarked.

On the worthwhile side, actives
engage in rehabilitation work. Na-
tionally, the sorority sponsors a
graduate and foreign fellowship

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A huge ten foot slide rule will be Founded in 1867 at Monmouth
the main decoration for the Slide College, Pi Beta Phi established
Rule Ball. "The law students us- its second chapter in 1888 on this
ually try to steal it and then the campus.
rivalry is on," Patterson said As The 101 active chapters of the
yet, the ruler is still in the engi- sorority have established a settle-
neer's hands. ment school at Gatlinburg, Tenn.
Tickets for this dance may be as their national philanthropy.
purchased at the Engineering Arch Special house events include Mrs.
at noontime each day or at the A. Day, a day set aside to honor
door on the evening of the dance. the Pi Phi housemother who has
Besides a Slide Rule Ball, two been with them for the past 13
picnics and a lecture will add to years
the weekend's festivities, At the traditional Christmas
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