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OCTOBER 3.3956'

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Courses Open
In Swimming
For All Coeds
Water Safety Group
To Convene Tonight;
Other Classes Available
Although summer and most of
the sports and activities associated
with it have already passed the
scene, swimming can still be en-
joyed by coeds on campus.
This pastime is not only fun, but
may also save one's life at some
time. With this in mind, the
Women's Physical Education De-
partment urges all women enrolled
at the University to join a swim-
ming class.
A few places are still open in be-
ginning swimming classes for those
who wish to learn the fundamen-
tals.
Water Safety Class
There is also a class for those
who- know how to swim and have
their Red Cross Water Safety Cer-
tificates.
This course will enable the Red
Cross safety instructors to keep up;
with the latest 'life -savings tech-
niques. Coeds enrolled will assist
in beginning swimming classes and
t in ; the recreational swimming
sessions. -
Through this experience, ,the in-
structors can keep their Red Cross
certificates' active.
Meeting Tonight
The first meeting of this group
will be held at 8 p.m. tonight at the
Women's Pool. Students who are
interested and are unable to at-
tend may telephone the pool and
leave name and 'phone number.
Swimming has become a more
importast part of women's activi-
ties eyef since the new pool was
dedicated in 1954.

Women May Petition
For Ten League Posts

-Daily-Dick Gaskill
MICHIGAN MERMAIDS: Coeds may learn of the different, swimming classes offered by the
Women's Physical Education Department at a meeting to be held at 8 p.m. tonight at the Women's

Pool.
One of the most important or-
ganizations centered around the
pool is Michifish. This is a swim-
ming group of the Women's Ath-
letic Association, consisting of
coeds skilled in synchronized swim-
ming stunts.
Swimming Tests
In order to be admitted coeds
must pass tests. Good swimming,
form is the club's only" entrance
requirement.
It proves advantageous of the
coed is proficient in diving but this
skill is not a necessity for admit-=
tance.
A Junior Michifish group which
was also organized to give women
interested in synchronized swim-
ming an opportunity for instruc-
tion and practice in their strokes
and stunts. After a short period,

members of the junior group may
be admitted into the Senior Michi-
fish.
Michifish annually presents a
show at the Union Open House
and a Spring Concert.
Last year the Women's pool and
the Women's physical education
department co-sponsored the first
annual Acquatic Festival.
Synchronized Swim Festival
About 50 highly selcted syn-
chronized swimmers from all over
the country, both men and women,
took part in the event.
A n o t h e r important activity
which could not exist without the
pool is the Speed Swimming club.
The purpose of the club /s to give
coeds who are interested in com-
petitive swimming an opportunity

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REFERENCE

to practice together, improve skills
and hold meets.
Competitive. dual meets with
other schools and organizations
are planned for the year.
The club is open to any inter-
ested women, regardless of the
amount of previous swimming ex-
perience.
ADC Considers
Co-Op, Dorm Life
Associate membership in resi-
dence halls and co-op proposal
were among the items discussed
at the Assembly Dormitory Coun-
cil meeting Monday.
A motion was passed to set up
a co-op council composed of the
presidents of the six co-ops and
a representative from Assembly
Board to meet once a month.
Considering associate member-
ship in the residence halls, ADC
announced that dues would be
one-half the amount of those for
the women now living in the resi-
dence hall.
An associate member will have
the social privileges of the house
and will be encouraged to partici-
pate in such activities as the house
athletic teams, Fortnight, and
inter-house projects.
In other business it was an-
nounced that women who wish to
work in the SGC office may put
their names in Jean Scruggs' box
in the Undergraduate Office of
the League.
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By SUE RAUNHEIM
The League Interviewing and
Nominating Committees announce
ten fall fill-in positions.
Posts open are two members for
the Social Committee, and for
Junior Girl's Play, a Scenery
Chairman, an Assistant Props
Chairman, a Costumes Chairman,
a Stunts Chairman, ushers and a
Transposer-arranger.,
Also needed is Senate Executive
Secretary, and one member of
League House Judiciary.
Junior Girl's Play
Junior Girls Play Is. an annual
event which is written, produced
and directed by junior coeds. It
was first presented by six juniors
to the Michigan campus in the
spring of 1904.
Since then, JGP has become an
important institution on campus.
Last year's "Rising High," hailed
as a "great success," was driected
by Sue Arnold, written by Sally
Miller, and was under General
Chairmanship of Nancy MacDon-
ald.
All women interested in acquir-
ing positions must write a peti-
tion. This includes freshman
women. Coeds will then be inter-
viewed on an informal basis by
the Interviewing and Nominating,
Committee.
Will Accept All Petitions
The committee will accept all!
coeds' petitions for the Leaguej
positions. Previous experience is
not important. The important fac-
tors which will be taken into con-
sideration are a coed's interest,
her -p"Ans for the position and en-,
thusib-;? for the job.
Peti ioning opens Friday, Oct.
9 and ,will close at 5 p.m. Thurs-
day, Oct. 15. Members of the In-
terviewing and Nominating Com-
mittee will be in their office in
the League from 3 to 5 p.m. at
that, time to answer any questions
a coed may have.
Interviews will be held in the
League from Thursday, Oct. 15 to
Saturday, Oct. 17. When a coed
hands in her petition she may also
sign up for an interview.
* * *
League Posters.. .
Interviewees or anyone entering
the League will be greeted by a
set of posters colorfully illustrat-
ing different areas of League pro-

McCormick, social director of the
League, was presented to League
Council. Each committee member
then drew up sketches of what she
Wanted her poster to say and the
summer school league council or-
ganized the posters.
The woman responsible for
drawing the sign was Mrs. Jean
Schuler, wife of a law school stu-
dent, an art major who graduated
Northwestern University.
Mrs. Schuler, whose hobby is
ceramics, made the posters so
professional that the League mem-
bers decided to frame them to pre-
vent them from being hurt when
students stopped to gaze at them.
On these posters, every area ofj
the League is represented. Since)
they have no specific time on them
they may become a permanent re-
minder of what goes on at the
League.
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