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THE MICHIGAN DAILY SUNDAY, DECE
Committee i

BER 1:

Begins Plans
For Pulicity
Now completely organized, the
Michigras publicity committee is
starting a program that will
acquaint not only Ann Arborites,
but the U.S. reading public and
television fans with the Univer-
sity's biggest carnival weekend.
Functioning with five subcom-
mittees, the committee has already
made tentative plans for Michi-
gras activities to be featured in an
issue of "The American Weekly"
magazine.
Ed Sullivan's "Toast Of The
Town" will also play host to 'the
carnival at some time during the
spring.
New Chairmen
Co-chairmen, Sue Rutledge and
Art Gaudi have announced sub-
committee chairmen for their
group.
In charge of Ann Arbor publicity
will be Judy Tatham, while Sue
Sturc will keep the University
campus informed.
jSunny Everett will handle radio
and television contacts and Jan
Winklehaus will take care of
Michigras in the state.
In Charge of Stunts
Stunts will be under the direc-
tion of Jane Holben, and Jeanne
Tammi.
Students who have not attended
meetings so far, and are interested
in working on any of these sub-
committees may call the co-chair-
man for information.
/, Quick 'n easy!
Knit
pony tail caps
for your friends!
They'll keep them warm
during the cold
winter months.
Colonial Yarn Shop
324 E. Liberty
Open 9 to 6 - Monday 'til 9,
Closed Saturday NO 2-7920

-Daily-John Hirtzel
FAVORS FOR SEASONAL PARTIES TOYS AND GAMES FOR 'TOYLAND'
League, Union To Present Annual Yule Party

Caroling, dancing, isplays and
refreshments will attract the
young and old alike to the League
and Union sponsored Christmas
party to be held from 2 to 4:30
p.m. today in the League.
Every possible niche and corner
of the League is being transposed
into a holiday wonderland.
Displays, to be shown in several
rooms of the League, will range
from linen to tropical fish.
Articles On Display
Department stores in the local
area have loaned the articles
which will be on display.
For those who still have some
last minute shopping to do before
the 25th of this month, there will
be gifthsuggestions tosalleviate
headaches due to excess mental
effort from thinking of what to
get Aunt Sue.
Jewelry ahd linen will be feat-
ured for women, while men will
be attracted to the displays of'
clothing.
Books and Music
Both men or women may find
the displays of books and music
of interest.
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There will also be a display of
tropical fish from the University
Aquarium, which will hold the
attention of children and adults.
The toyland, displaying various
children's toys and games, will be
in the Hussey Room of the League.
Children's Movies
M o v i e s, including children's
fairy tales and cartoons, will be
shown to members of the youngert

generation in the Ann Arbor Room.
Santa Claus will be in the Kala-
mazoo Room, to find out what
the children are hoping he will
bring them, come Christmas Eve.
Dancing to the music of Paul
Brodie and his Orchestra will be
held in the League Ballroom.
Coeds Entertain
Also providing musical enter-
tainment for the afternoon of fun

will be coeds from Martha Cook.
There will be refreshments
served in the Michigan Room,
which will include punch and
cookies.
The main events of this year's
Christmas party will be the doll
contest between the women's
houses and a model airplane con-
test between the men's residences.
No admission will be charged.

NEW ORLEANS SCENES, MAGNOLIAS, FOUNTAINS:
Decorations For 1956 J-Hop, 'Rebelaire'
To Give Southern Plantation Atmosphere

Magnolias, green smilax leaf
sprays and fountains against a
background of southern planta-
tions, bayous and New Orleans
street scenes will provide the set-
ting for "Rebelaire," the 1955 J-
Hop, to be presented from 9:30
p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10, at
the Inter-Mural Building.
Decorations for "Rebelaire" will
center around the Southern plan-
tation theme.
The side walls of the ballroom
will be decorated with green drap-
eries while gold and white sil-
houettes will be placed in front
of these draperies at the rear of
each booths.
Southern Scenes
The silhouettes, which will be
lit from behind by concealed fluor-
escent lights, will depict Southern
mansions, banjo players, New Or-
leans streets, bayou scenes and
many others.

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On the end walls, there will be reservations will be held on the
large paintings of river scenes diagonal sometime in January.
at night, showing riverboats Two free tickets to the dance will
steaming down the Mivssissippi. be awarded to the winners at that
A painted steamboat with a time.
moving paddle wheel will also lend Last year's J-Hop, "Bali Hai,#
a realistic atmosphere to the dec- featured a south sea island set.
orations. ting and the music of the Dorsey
Southern Flowers Brothers and the Commanders.-

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Let's forget dishes tomorrow!
Destination . .. Golden Ap-
ples Room. Selection, Broiled
Rainbow Trout, with a Chuck
Wagon Steak to follow. How
does that sound to you, my
dear. Good?

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Magnolias and other artificial
southern flowers will be hung on
white and gold trellises around
the room.
Further atmosphere will be
added by the sprays of green smi-
lax leaves which will adorn the
ceiling.
Two large water fountains will
be 'placed at opposite ends of the
dance floor amidst an appropriate
setting of flowers, trellises and
arbors. The fountain will be stock-
ed with gold fish and floating
gardenias.
Color Scheme
The decorations will carry out
a color scheme of gold, white and
green, while the lighting effects
will feature such colors as green,
blue-green, pink and lavender.
The orchestras of Les Brown
and Tommy Alexander will pro-
vide music for couples attending
"Rebelaire."
The two bands will alternate,
providing a continuous evening of
dancing at the affair.
Special Events
According to members of the
J-Hop committee, several special
events have been scheduled for
the weekend of February 10
through 12, in addition to the
dance on Friday night.
A special drawing of the names
of all those who have purchased

Christmas Theme
To Be Featured
In SAl Program
Alpha chapter-of Sigma Alpha
Iota, professional music fratern-
ity for women, will present its
annual Christmas Musicale at 4
p.m. today in the First Congre-
gational Church.
Highlighted on the program will
be the choir, directed by Jean
Carlson. Among the numbers to be
sung will be Somerville's "The
Christ Child's Star" and "Al Nino
Jeses," a Spanish carol.
Meredyth Manns, president, will
read a traditional Christmas story.
The Walter Piston "Prelude for
Organ and Strings" will be per-
formed by Marguerite Long on
the organ; Elizabeth Beebe and
Mary Nimrichter, violinists; Shelia
McKenzie, viola and Cynthia Kren,
cpllo.
Others on the program include
Ruth Outland, organ; Joan Gassa-
way, oboe; Jean Burroughs,
soprano and Julia Hollyer, organ.
Compositions by Bach, Pachel-
bel, Krebs, Matthews, Clokey,
Rogers and Lansing will be feat-
ured.

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