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Alethia J)irS
Greek Letter
Recognition by Panhel,
SGC of New Sorority
Brings 'U' Total to 20
Bringing the total number of
sororities on campus to 20, Pan-
hellenic Association and the Stu-
dent Government Council has offi-
cially recognized Alethia, a new
local sorority.,
Leading the coeds are Kay Mac-
key, president, and Frances Sek-
las, vice-president.
Recording secretary is Mary
Nixon, while Suzanne Mosier will
carry on correspondence.
New Members
The new sorority women include
Margaret Bearss, Charlene Brewer,
Donna Jean Bristol, Micheala Der-
ry and Jean Gibson.
Other Alethia members are Max-
ine Goss, Martha Hall, Patricia
Horowitz, Shirley Jones and San-
dra Judson.
Sue Ann MacVicar, Dianne Mod-
tell, Elizabeth Neelands, Sue Sau-
ter and Ann Urshel continue the
list of coeds.
Bringing the number of women
rto 23 are Mary Lou Vann, Margaret
Wiersma, Laurene Woods and Pa-
tricia Wright.
Sorority Still Local
Aiding the group with coloniza-
tion is Carol deBruin, former pres-
ident of Junior Panhel and Pan-
hel rushing chairman.
Hoping eventually to go nation-
al, the sorority is at present an
associate member of Panhellenic
Alethia has already begun to be
active in campus affairs, donating
fifty red, and green yard octopi
to hospitals for Christmas favors.
Future plans include working on1
Michigras, Greek Week and all'
prospects involving the other sor-
Gaining its charter membership
through personal contacts, Alethia
will hold special formal rush par-
ties next semester 'at which time
new members will be pledgeds ac-
cording to the regular procedure.

f Brown, Pastor To Play at J-Hop
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Music by the orchestras of Les
,Brown and Tony Pastor will set
the stage for the 1956 J-Hop,
"Rebelaire," to be presented from
9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, Feb.
10, at the Intramural Building.
The Pastor band will replace the
Tommy Alexander organization
which was originally scheduled to-
Pastor with his distinctive sing-
ing style, which is one of the orch-
estra's distinguishing features, has
appeared on the country's band-
stands for many years.
Band Recordings
Best known for their recordings
of "Indian Love Call" and "Para-
diddle Joe" the band features the
tenor sax of Pastor and the trum-
pet of his brother, Stubby Pastor.
Also featured by the orchestra
are danceable instrumentals and
vocal selections by the members.
Additional songs are rendered by
song stylist Lucy Purser.
Brown and his orchestra are
known for their appearances on
the Bob Hope radio and television

-Daily-Dick Gaskl
NEW SORORITY-Alethia officers, Sue Mosier; Frances Sekles,
Mary Nixon and president, Kay Mackey plan for the new sor-
ority's future. Recently officially recognized by Panhellenic As-
sociation and the Student Government Council, the Greek-letter
organization presently consists of 23 members. Appearance of the
group to University affiliates, brings the number of campus sor-
orities to 20.

most closely identified with the
band are "Sentimental Journey"
ad "I've Got My Love To Keep
Me Warm."
Alternate on Bandstand
The Brown and Pastor bands
will alternate on the bandstand
during the event to provide a
continuous evening of dancing.
Decorations for "Rebelaire" will
center around the southern plan-
tation theme.
Decorations of magnolias, green
smilax leaf sprays and fountains
against a background of planta-
tion, bayou and New Orleans street
scenes will carry out the southern
theme in the ballroom.
The side walls will be draped
in green while gold and white
silhouettes will be placed in front
of the draperies at the rear of
each booth.
As an added attraction the J-
Hop committee has scheduled a
ski trip for Saturday and Sunday,
Feb. 11 and 12, to the Silver Valley
regionnearEast Tawas. Special
reduced rates on transportation,
meals and room accomodations
have been secured for students
making the trip.
J-Hop Tickets
General J-Hop ticket sales
will be held from 1 to 5 p.m.
tomorrow through Friday at'the
Administration Building.
Tickets for the J-Hop week-
end ski trip may also be pur-
chased at this time.


Bureau of Psychological.



Student Guidance, Faculty Teaching Aids

shows, recordings and dance en-
gagements throughout 'the, coun-
Entertains Servicemen
The musical aggregation has also
appeared at many camp shows for
servicemen both in the United
States and abroad. The Brown
band entertained troops in Korea
under combat conditions several
years ago.
Four trumpets, four trombones,
five saxophones and a five piece
rhythm section make up the or-
ganization in addition to the direc-
tor, Brown. Vocal selections are
provided by Jo Ann Greer.
Two of the numbers which are

Although the average studentr
may be unaware of it, he has been
tested, classified and typed fromc
the moment his application is re-
ceived at the University until his
These procedures are carried on
by the various departments of thee
Bureau of Psychological Services,
The Departments of Evaluation1
and Explanations, the Counseling
Division, Reading Improvement
Service and the Psychiatric Clinic
can put together a fairly accurateE
appraisal of a student by workingI
with the faculty counselor of the
various schools.
Guides Students Into Courses 7
Guiding students into courses
suited to their potentialities and
helping instructors experiment
with teaching methods are two of

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Campus Religious Groups To Hold
Panel Discussions, Talks, Suppers

the important aims of the Exami-
nation and Evaluation Division.
Dr. Edward Furst, Chief of this
department and assistant profes-
sor of Psychology, explained that
all freshmen entrance examina-
tions are conducted by his division.
Each freshman is given a gen-
eral psychological exam, a coop-
erative reading exam, and an Eng-
lish proficiency test.
English Essay Exam
Students in the College of Lit-
erature, Science and the Arts are
required to take an English essay
exam along with the others, while
those enrolled in the College of
Engineering take mathematics and
chemistry placement tests to sup-
plement their records.
Cards are sent to freshmen Eng-
lish instructors with the students'
scores on the Belevant exams. This
helps the instructor decide wheth-
er the student should go into
English 2 or able to take a higherj
level course.
\Another important function of
the Evaluation and Examinations
Division is "to help interested fac-
ulty members improve their own
exams and to conduct experiments
on various teaching methods,"
Prof. Furst remarked.
Tests High School Students
The Division also tests high
school students eligible for the
Regents-Alumni Scholarship and
serves as the local administrative
center for several nation-wide test-
ing programs.
In the fields of dentistry, engi-
neering, journalism, law, liberal
arts, medicine, pharmacy, product
design and nursing, Prof. Furst
continued, much recent research
has been carried out.
"In nursing, for example, it has
been found that students consis-
tently show a strong interest in
social services and scientific ac-
tivities and a low interest in cleri-
cal and computational work."
11 11

Besides Prof. Furst, staff mem-
bers working on these projects in-
clude Benno G. Fricke, Assistant
Chief of the Division, a senior
clerk, a secretary and three part-
time clerical assistants.
Another division of the Bureau
frequently used by students in
conjunction with the tests, is the
Counseling Service. Mrs. Barbara
Nechmann, psychologist in the de-
partment, reported that students
choosing a major subject or a pro-
fession, or those with a problem in
social adjsutment "come here for
"We try to figure out what's
causing the difficulty if students
are having trouble with their sub-
jects," she said. "Often it is a
case of lack of ability in a special
area, or there may be other factors
Free -Movies
Ceylon, Bali and Java will be
the subject' of free movies of-
fered at 7:30 p.m. today in the
recreation room of. the Inter-
national Center.
The movies are a regular
Sunday night feature sponsored
by the Center and the Inter-
national Students Association.

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Campus religious grotips have
planned a variety of programs for
their meetings tonight.
At 7 p.m. at the Congregational
Church Prof. Kenneth Boulding
of the economics department will
speak to the members of the Con-
gregational and Disciples Guild on
"Time to Spare."
Following the 5:30 pm. fellow-
ship supper members of the Meth-
odist student group will present
a panel at 0 :45 p.m. on the topic
"Why be Active in Wesley Guild?"
Fireside Forum
The Fireside Forum will be held
at 7:30 p.m. at the Methodist
The Unitarian Student Group
will hold its weekly meeting at
7 p.m. Transportation will be pro-
vided at 6:45 p.n. from Lane Hall
and Stockwell dormitories to the
Members of the Lutheran Stu-
dent Chapel will meet for supper
at 5:45 p.m. Following this, Anik
K. De from India will speak on
Evening Service
The Campus Chapel will hold its
weekly evening service at 7 p.m.
At 6:45 p.m. members of the
Roger Williams Guild of the Bap-
tist Church will hear a report' by
t students who attended the Stu-
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Formerly $1.00, now only 89c
Come in while the supply lasts.
Colonial Yarn Shop
324 E. Liberty
Open 9 to 6 - Monday 'til 9
Closed Saturday NO 2-7920

dent Volunteer Movement Confer-
ence. At 8:45 p.m. the Baptist
choir will present a program of
music entitled "St. Nicholas."
Following a buffet supper at
5:30 p.m. members of the Episco-
pal student group will participate
in ah informal lecture and discus-
sion at 7 p.m.
The Presbyterian Student group
will hear a report on the Student
Volunteer Conference at 6:45 p.m.

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JGP - Members of the Junior
Girls Play central committee will1
meet at 2 p.m. today.
* * *
be a meeting of Senior Society at
9 p.m. tomorrow at the League.
Members are asked to return either
their money or stationery to the
Alumni Office.
* * *
BALLET CLUB-Members of the
Ballet Club will hold their organi-
zational meeting for next semester
at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Barbour Gym-
nasium. Any new students inter-
ested in joining the group may
attend the meeting.

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14.95 to 49.95 . . . NOW
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SKIRTS . . . all wool solids,
stripes, plaids in slim pleated
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BLOUSES . . . of every kind
and type ... wool jerseys, ray-
on tissue failles and nylons.
Originally 5.95 to 10.95. NOW
2.98 to 5.00.
SWEATERS . . . of all kinds
. wool, orlon, nylons, mostly
pull over -originally to 8.95
NOW 2.98, 3.98, 5.00,
CASHMERES . . Originally
17.95 to 25.00. NOW 14.95
to 19.95.

SUITS . . . Fitted suits, boxy
suits, costume suits. Sizes 9-15,
10-40, 127/ to 201/2. Origin-
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NOW 25.00 to 39.95.
HATS . . . all beautiful styles
and colors, originally 3.95 to
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Pins, Earrings, Necklaces,
Rings. Originally 3.00 to 19.95.
NOW 1.50 to 10.00. Group
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