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Residences To Present Dances

Formals will dominate the com-
ing weekend activities with West,
East and South Quadranglesand
Alice Lloyd Hall planning their
Christmas dances.
'Holly Hop'...
"Holly Hop," to be held from 9
p.m. to 1 a.m Saturday in the
main dining room of West Quad,
will feature Red Johnson and his
A medieval theme will be car-
ried out'in the decorations of this
dance which is given annually for
residents of the quad and their
Burning of Yule Log
There will be the traditional
burning of the Yule log in the
main lounge fireplace. It will be
announced by a trumpet fanfare.
The only lighting at the dance
will be from a chandelier of
candles in the main entrance.
Decorations will consist of yards
of green, tapestries on the walls,
renaissance furniture, chandeliers
and candelabras. There will also
be replicas of stained glass win-
Choir Will Sing
During intermission, the Allen
Rumsey Choir will sing. There will
also be a dramatization of one of
Charles Dickens' short stories.
* The story, "Baron df Grogswig,"
adapted by Pete Goldstein and Jim
Segesta concerns the experiences
of a medieval German knight who
is bored with the endless round of
bear hunts and drinking parties,
that make up a bachelor baron's
life. To end his misery he decides
to take a wife
Refreshments for "Holly Hop"
will consist of Christmas punch
and cookies. The tables will be
decorated with ycenterpieces of
r apples and holly.

Invitations chairman is Judy
Mewhart, programs- chairman is
Pat Uchill, Dave Braker will take
care of refreshments, while Burt
Aaronson and Scott Lancaster will
take care of ticket sales.
Publicity chairman is Jim Childs,
while Jim Gold is in charge of en-
tertainment and Dick Blond of
'Snowflake -BalI'....
Dancing couples will be sur-'
rounded by swirling snowflakes at
East Quad's annual Christmas
dance, "Snowflake Ball," to be
given from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sat-
Paul Brodie and his orchestra
will provide the music for this all
campus affair with both dining
rooms in the south section being
In the front dining room decora-
tions will be blue lights, snow-
flakes and pine tree silhouettes to
give a soft wintery effect.
The back dining room will be
decorated informally with sheet
music papering the walls and with
colorful scenes of "White Christ-
mas" and "Rudolph the Red Nosed
Since the dance is semi-formal,j
appropriate apparel will be for-i
mals for women and dark suits for
A photographer will be present
in the lobby to take pictures of all
the couples who wish to have some,
memento of the dance.
Guests of honor will be Presi-
dent and Mrs. Harlan H. Hatcher.
Presiding in the receiving line
will be Jean Richards and Drake
Duane, co-chairmen of the dance.-
Tickets may be obtained from
the social chairmen of each of
Sthe houses.

'Noel Moderne'.. .
South Quad residents and their
dates will view a starburst when
they enter the festive atmosphere
of "Noel Moderne," traditional
semi-formal dance presented by
the quad.
Starbursts, looking like brilliant
firecrackers with a luminescent
quality will be suspended from the
The dance will be held from 91
p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday.
Don Bari and his orchestra will'
provide the music for dancing,
while Danny Sheahan's Trio and
Silvin Koltyk, accordionist, will
perform in Club 600.
Coeds attending the dance will
be given corsages consisting of
shocking pink carnations and
sprigs of white pine, tied withE
silver ribbons.
Tickets are on sale at the main'
desk of the Quad and will be sold I
to former South Quad residents as
well as those men now living there.
Paul Mott is in charge of publi-
city and Russ Thayer is decora-
tions chairman.
* * *

Women Vie
In Hockey
First Aquatic Festival
Features Exhibitions
By Varsity Members
The Thanksgiving weekend yas
a busy one for members of the
Women's Physical Education De-
Several students and members
of the staff jOurneyed to Wilson
College, Chambersburg, Pennsyl-
vania for the annual United States
Field Hockey Association's nation-
al tournament.
Phyllis Saxton, graduate assist-
ant, was elected All American Re-
serve Goal Keeper. She was also
named to the team that is to tour
Australia next May.
Miss Helen Stewart, women's
physical education instructor, was
elected vice-president of the Unit-
ed States Field Hockey Associa-
tion, while Linda Jonanning, and
Charlotte Duff, graduate assistant,
were named to the Great Lakes
This team will participate in
the national tournament for 1956
which is to be held at the Phila-
delphia Cricket Club.
November 24 through 26, the In-
ternational Academy of Aquatic
Art and the Women's Department
of PhysicalEducation co-sponsored
the first annual Aquatic Festival'
in the Women's Pool.
Thirty-five.participants pre-
sented their routines. Represented
were about 15 cities and states
from the United States and Cana-
da On both nights public exhi-
bitions were presented with many
of the days' routines being per-
formed and an exhibition by mem-
bers of the Varsity swimming team
was field.

Coeds Begin Tryouts
For MichiTish Today

Tryouts for Michifish will be
held at 8:15 p.m. today in the
women's pool for members of the
advanced group of Junior Michi-
Included in the swimming tests
for Junior Michifish members will
be performances of the front
crawl, back crawl, torpedo scull-
ing, marlin turn, porpoise, back
dolphin, alternate ballet legs and
The strokes and stunts will be
rated on a scale from one to three,
with one the highest possible
score. Coeds with the most total
points will be taken into Michifish.
Individual cards will be filled
out for each coed with comments
on her strokes and stunts, in order
that she may know what to im-
Other tryouts will be held the
first week in January and twice
in the spring semester.
Marion Charvat, manager of the
club, remarked that "In this way

members will be able to work
improve their skills and be ac
mitted to Michifish at a late
There is no limited rnembersh
in the organization, since size
the group will be determined k
the skill and interest of its men
Purpose of the junior group
to give inexperienced persons
chance to learn some fundamei
tals of synchronized swimming ar
to give experienced persons
chance to better their skills.
Photography Exhibition
Today through Friday, Dec.
16, the League is having a
photographic exhibition.
Photographs in the exhibit
consist of the winners of the
Big Ten Photo Contest which
was held last May at the Uni-
versity of Indiana.

Assembly Members Hear
Housing Progress Report

Progress of the new residence
halls survey and Housing Com-
mittee were among the topics dis-
cussed at the Assembly Dormitory
Council meeting Monday at the
The survey put out by the new
Residence Halls Planning Com-
mittee will get ideas on student
desires for new housing. The cur-
vey will be sent to all residence
halls and League houses and re-
turned to the League by tomorrcw.
Included in the survey are ques-
tions on both co-educational and
women's housing, study and light-


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ing facilities, furniture arrange-
ments and lounge availabilities.
New Residence Halls Planning
Committee is composed of repre-
sentatives from all independent
women's houses and meets weekly.
The committee advises Assembly
representatives on the administra-
tion's committee in planning new
women's houses. It will also advise
six student representatives on the
administration's committee for the
proposed coed residence hall on
North Campus.
Relations between Couzens and
Chicago House were discussed by
representatives from the Housing
Committee. Room arrangements
and re-organization of house gov-
ernment is now under way.
Houses Make Dolls
With Christmas approaching,
Assembly asked each house to
make a 10-inch doll to be con-
tributed to charity attheir Christ-
mas party Sunday. The dolls are
to be finished Saturday.
The phone problem on the Hill
was brought up by several mem-
bers and plans were made to look
into it more carefully.
Long range plans wmre discussed
at a Board Conference meeting
last Saturday.
Students are urged to petition
for Assembly Ball positions. Peti-
tioning closes Monday.

Silver trees will form a pathway
into the lobby of Alice Lloyd Hall
for the traditional winter formal,
"Winterlace," to be held from. 9
p.m. to midnight, Jan. 6.
The theme of the dance will be
"Silver Fantasy" and the lounges
of Hinsdale, Kleinstueck, Palmer
and Angell Houses will be appro-
priately decorated in silver.
The main lounge will be the
Snowf lake Room with sparkling
3-D snowflakes hanging from the
Music Piped to Lounges
Johnny Harberd's eight-piece
orchestra will furnish the music
in the main lounge. It will be
piped into the other lounges for
The patrons will Include Vice-
president and Mrs. James A. Lewis,
Dean of Women Deborah Bacon,
several members of the Board of
Governors and the housemothers
from the four houses.
The refreshments, consisting of
punch and cookies, will be served
in the Zodiac Room.
Formals for Women
The dance is formal for women;
while dark suits will be in order
for the men. "Winterlace" is free
to all women residing in Alice
Lloyd Hall. Blind dates will be
Bernadine Bartram and Vir-
ginia McBride are co-chairmen of
the dance. In charge of decora-
tions are Gwenn Bashara, Sarah
Kolin, Dorothy Newton, Margaret
Powers, Carolyn Preish, Marilyn
Sawicki and Constance Galliers.
Joan Dickerson is serving as
chairman of the invitations com-
mittee, while Carol Caddell is in
charge of programs. Other c.om-
mittee chairmen include Judith
Usher, refreshments and Leora
Lawrence and Sally Bushala, pub-
Bridge Tournament
The Soph Scandals bridge
tournament held Friday, Dec.
2, was won by Nadyne Cook of
Alpha Delta >i. Fern Frisby of
Victor Vaughan was runner up,
Jack Heidgen took third place
and Frank Merrick of Alpha
Kappa Kappa came in fourth.

the figure Skating Club will meet
from 1 tO 3 p.m. today at the
* * *#
SENIOR NIGHT - Petitioning
for Senior Night has been extend-
ed until 5 p.m. today. Petitions
should be turned in at the League
Undergraduate Office.
* * *
ASSEMBLY-There will be a
meeting of the Assembly dormi-
tory activities chairmen at 4 p.m.
tomorrow at the League.
COUZENS HALL-There will be
a Couzens Hall Housing Committee
meeting 4 p.m. tomorrow in the
League. .
MICHIGRASy- The 'Michigras
Ticket Committee will have a mass
meeting at 7 p.m. tomorrow in
room 3M and N in the Union.
The Michigras Central Office
in the Union will be open from 3
to 5 p.m. daily until Christmas
Committee chairmen of the Cen-
tral Committee will be meeting
with general co-chairmen Barney
Helzberg and Paula Strong this
week in the Union.
JGP-Junior coeds may sign up
to work on JGP committees in the
League Undergraduate Office.
interested in serving as hostesses
for the Union-League hospital
Christmas parties, Saturday after-
noon, are asked to contact Ruth
Budoff at 416 Mosher.

Each year at Christmas time
Inter-Fraternity Council sponsors
a party for 1200 Ann Arbor grade
school children.
Ranging in age from kinder-
garten to the fourth grade, these
children are invited to the 42
fraternity houses on campus and a
party is given for them.
The fraternity houses are ar-
ranged in five districts and each
district has a Santa Claus who
presents gifts to the boys and,
This year the party will be held
from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

-Daily-Dick Gaskill
CHRISTMAS PARTY - Gwynne Finkleman, special projects
chairman for the League, and Catherine Clark put the finishing
touches on the Christmas tree in preparation for the League-
Union Christmas party to be given from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday
in the League.
Fraternities Will Entertain
Ann Arbor School Children,

Each fraternity house will enter-
tain approximately 30 Thildren and
has planned an afternoon of fun
for them.
The children will be entertained
in a royal manner. Several fra-
ternities will show movies to the
youngsters, in addition to singing
Christmas carols, playing games.'
Christmas cookies, cake, ice cream
and punch will be served.
Some of the fraternities have
invited sororities or dormitories
to help them, while others are
bringing dates to join in the fun
and help entertain the youngsters.

The spectacular color film of the Brigantine
YANKEE'S cruise completely around the world
with a crew of co-eds and college boys.
presented in person by
at Patteng ill Auditorium, 105 South State Street
General Admission, $1.00

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