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League, Union To Present Parties
Performers I _.MJ


Will Entertain
At Hospitals
Turning thoughts towards those
less fortunate during this holiday
season, the Union and League will
join forces to stage parties Satur-
day afternoon at hospitals in the
Ann Arbor area:
"Christmas Capers" will be pre-
sented simultaneously at the Uni-
versity hospital, Ypsilanti State
and 'St. Joseph's Hospital, Michi-
gan Children's Institute and the
Ann Arbor Convalescent Home.
Four shows have been scheduled
for University Hospital patients
and one at each of the other insti-
"Parties for hospitals were held
for the first time last December,"
Russ McKennan general co-chair-
man of the project remarked,
"They were so enthusiastically re-
ceived that we put them on again
at Easter."
Semi-Annual Event
"Now they're a semi-annual
event on our calendars," he added.
Saturday's entertainment will
consist of an hour or so of well-
known University talent group
More than 50 entertainers, ac-
companists, song leaders and em-
cees are scheduled to participate.
Law Club harmony group, the
Psurfs and The Countours are
among the vocalists slated to
e-tertain. Red Johnson's Combo and
baton twirler, Bill Modlin, are also
Group Singingr
Group singing wil be a part of
the program with song leaders
from music honoraries conducting
the numbers,
' Hospital wards are being dec-
orated for the affair, song sheets
o will be distributed and refresh-
ments served. Favors are being
donated by sororities and women's
residences especially for patients.
Approximately 200 coeds have
signed up to work as hostesses.
In addition to helping with the
party they will be talking to pa-
tients and doing their best to cheer
them up.
Coeds may still sign up for hos-
tessing. Interested women are ask-
ed to call Ruth Budoff at 516

Junior Group
Of Michifish
To Convene
Lessons Will Be Given
In Aquatic Maneuvers
To Members of Club
All coeds interested in joining
the junior group of Michifish will
meet at 3:15 p.m. tomorrow at the
women's swimming pool.
Membership in the group is open
to all women students interested
in learning synchronized swimming
stunts and skills. Coeds of any
skill level may join.
Instruction will be provided by
members of the senior Michifish
group and by Jean Waterland, of
the Women's Department of Physi-
cal Education.
Aquatic Maneuvers
Aquatic maneuvers and strokes
such as the front crawl, back
crawl, breast stroke, side stroke on
both sides, torpedo sculling, mar-
lin turn, porpoise, back dolphin,
alternate ballet legs and kip will
be taught to coeds interested in
A program including swimming
to music, has also been planned
to make the evening more enjoy-
able, according to Marion Char-
vat, manager of the senior Michi-
fish group.
After the group acquires more
proficiency, synchronized swim-
ming routines will be taught so
that the coeds will be able to
apply stunts and maneuvers they
have learned.
Advanced Group Tryouts

Philippine songs and dances will
highlight the annual Christmas
Fiesta of the University's Philip-
pine Club from 8 p.m. to midnight
tomorrow in the League Ballroom.
Students will have an opportuni-
ty to look at an exhibit of paint-
ings, handicrafts, and periodicals
representative of the country.
The program will feature the
symbolic presentation of farm life
which precedes the December har-
vest season and the merriment of
the Christmas festivities.
Philippine Songs
Some of the songs to be
presented are "Madaling Araw"
(Dawn), "O Tagbalay" (Serenad-
ing Song), and "Sa Libis nang
Several national dances will also
be offered. , One of these, the
"Tinikling," which means the
"Bamboo Dance," has come to be
a campus favorite.

The "Rice Planting Dance," the
"Palay Dance," the "Harvesting
and Threshing Dance," the "Bayu-
han," and the "Bao Dance," done
to the accompaniment of clicking
coconut shells, are featured on the
'Cumbancheros' Entertain
Participating in the "Fiesta"
will be the "Cumbancheros," who
will play a medley of sentimental
and lively Latin rhythms for
Luisa Hufano will be the solo-

are Cristina Llorente, Josefina Ser-
ion, Felicitas Mercado, Sylvia
Camu, Bella Bautista, Irene Cor-
tes, Clariza Diokno, Saturniua La-
torre, Lorraine Padilla,' Josephine
Yrastorza, Tessie Hernandez, Lu-
isa Hufano, and Paz Dominado.
The male dancers include Sil-
vestre Bersamin, Cesar Caliwara,
Gabriel Coyoca Jr., Manuel Diaz
Jr., Emilio Edualino, Antonio Fern-
ando, Ernesto Manuel, Roger Sam-
son, Eddie Sevilla, and -Garnett
The dancing is directed by Emi-
lio, Edualino, the script written

by Sylvia Camu, and the program
arranged by the executive chair-
man, Antonio Diokno.
Reservations for J-Hop may
be obtained from 1 to 5 p.m.
today and tomorrow at the Ad-
ministration Building. A small
deposit is required at the time
of making reservations. The
dance will be held from 9:30
p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10,
at the I-M Building.

Philippine Club Will Offer Dances, Songs


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HOSPITAL PARTIES-Bill Modlin, baton twirler, will be one of
the performers at the parties which will be given at various
hospitals in the area on Saturday. These parties are given semi-
annually by the Union and the League.
English, U.S. Students
To Discuss Governments

NEW DORM-There will be a
meeting of the new dormitory
planning committee from 1 to 5
p.m. today at the League.
* * *
There will be a meeting of the
Assembly Newsletter committee at
4 p.m. today at the League.
, , *
Hall housing committee will meet

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"Monarchy is Preferable to Re-
publicanism as a Form of Gov-
ernment" will be the topic for
discussion at a debate at 7:30 p.m.
today in the recreation room of
the International Center.
English and American graduate
students will present their coun-
try's claims at the' Interna-
tional 'Student Association spon-
sored event.
Representing England, will be
Michael Newton, teaching fellow
in history, who has studied at
Cambridge. Geoffrey de Deney,
from Oxford, now studying gradu-
ate law will aid him.
American Side
On the American side, Richard
Dunn, teaching fellow in history
and Richard Swkowsky of the law

Sorority's Music Program
To Include Sibelius' Works

school will participate in the dis-
De Deney and Dunn will start
the program by introducing the
'English and American arguments.
Acting as moderator, Alice Spuel-
her, chairman of the entire dis-
cussion series, will pose questions
for all of the members of the de-
bate to answer.
Questions Will Range
The questions will range from
the distribution of power in Eng-
lish and American governments to
their flexibility.
The audience will also be invited
to participate.
First in a series of discussions
between American students and
students representing other na-
tional groups, the program will al-
low participants to p-resent their
points of view on significant cur-
rent issues.
To Clarify Misconceptions
The series is designed to clari-
fy misconceptions American stu-
dents may have about the politi-
cal and cultural patterns of other
nations and thus contribute to in-
ternational understanding.
Most of the topics selected for
discussion will be of a controver-
sial political nature.
Throughout the year other dis-
cussions between American and
international students will be of-
fered. They will all be held at
7:30 p.m. in the Recreation Room
of the International Center.
German Students
On Friday, Jan. 13, German and
American students will participate
in the debate. Following this, stu-
dents from Switzerland will air
their opinions on Friday, Feb. 17.
Continuing until the end of the
spring semester, the discussions
will deal consecutively with In-
dia, Japan, Turkey, Africa, Paki-
stan and Korea.

As certain members progress in at 4 p.m. today at the League.
their performance of the stunts
and strokes, they may try out for ACTIVITIES CHAIRMEN -
the advanced group of junior There will be a meeting of the As-
Michifish, which meets at 8:30 sembly dormitory activities chair-
p.m. every Wednesday. men at 4 p.m. today at the League.
From this advanced group, mem-
bers of senior Michifish are se-.
lected after certain tryout pro- PLEDGE TRAINERS -- There
cedures and requirements are will be a meeting of pledge train-
passed. ers at 4-p.m. today at the Sigma
These tryouts will be held the Kappa House.
first week in January and twice * * *
during the spring' semester at RESIDENCE SURVEY - Resi-
times to be scheduled later. Miss dence Hall survey sheets are due
Charvat remarked that "In this by 4 p.m. today at the League.
way, members will be able to work* *
to improve their skills and can be
admitted to Michifish at a later SPEED SWIMMING-Members
date if they desire." of the WAA Speed Swimming Club
She emphasized that proficiency will meet at 7:30 p.m. today with
is not necessary for membership the Ann Arbor Swim Club in the
in junior Michifish. "Women who women's pool.
just want to learn synchronized * * *
swimming for fun are just as wel- JGP-Junior women may sign
come," she remarked, "as those up for Junior Girls Play commit-
who join specifically to be eligible tees in the League Undergraduate
to tryout for senior Michifish." Office.
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A Christmas Musicale will be
presented by the Gamma Chap-
ter of Mu Phi Epsilon, national
music honorary sorority at 8:30
p.m. today at the League.
Orion Dalley, musical director
of WUOM, will be the guest of
honor. Dalley will speak on Si-
belius in honor of the composer's
90th birthday this month.
Performers will include Carol
Kenny, pianist, who will play sev-
eral Brahms Intermezzi and Jane
Stoltz, violinist, who will play a
Mozart Sonata.
Choir to Perform
\ The choir under the direction
of Marilyn Eliason will close the
program with three selections in-
cluding "O Man of Beauty" by
This program is open to the

Mu Phi Epsilon is also co-spon-
soring a series of Christmas parties
at the hospitals in the Ann Arbor
area with the Community Service
To Provide Song Leaders
The honorary sorority will pro-
vide song leaders and accompanists
for each party.
The chapter also provides week-
ly entertainment at the Veteran's
Hospital under the direction of
Martha Taugher. It is concerned
with providing music therapy for
the hospital patients.
A project co-sponsored by Mu
Phi Epsilon and Sigma Alpha Iota
is the trimming of a Christmas tree
by pledges of the two groups to
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