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Women's Bureau Makes Survey

Do American women lead lei-
sure lives upon graduation from
According to a joint survey
made by the Women's Bureau of
the U.-S. Labor Department and
tbe Women's section of the Na-
tional Vocational Guidance Assn.
this is apparently not so.
Of the 81,000 coeds graudating
in June 1955, one third are mar-
ried but two thirds of these are

working. Over four fifths of the
unmarried coeds are working.
About one eighth of the unmar-
ried are continuing their college
Women in Professions:
Alice K. Leoplold, assistant toj
the secretary of labor for women's'
affairs, reports working women;
are in every profession from ac-
tress to geologist. Sixty percent
are teaching, twenty percent are

Women's Pool Opens To Students
Women's pool hours for the fall stmester have been announced
by the Women's Athletic Association.
Coed swimming will be held from 5:10 to 6:10 p.m. Monday through
Thursday, from 8:15 to 9:15 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, and
from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday.
Co-recreational swimming hours are from 7:15 to 9:15 p.m. Sat-
urday and from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday.
Faculty Family Night will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and from 8
to 9:30; p.m. Friday.
Michigan Night is scheduled from 7:15 to 9:15 p.m. Sunday.

nurses, laboratory technicians,
social scientists, artists or report-
ers. Fifteen percent of the women
employed are in clerical work,
fifteen percent in retail trade,
service or finance work.
Aside from teaching and nurs-
ing, few women entered fields in
which they majored in college.
An unusual questionnaire was
sent out by the American Asso-
ciation of University Women. Dr.
Hallie Farmer, chairman of the
Association Survey Committee ex-
pressed surprise at some of the
Questionnaires Sent Out
"People have been under the
impression that there is some-
thing contradictory gbout being
an educated woman and having
a husband and family. The ques-
tionnaires show that our members
marry and have children like any
other women," she said.
The survey further indicated
that the median total income of
these women is $6,750. This in-
cludes the husband's earnings for
those who are married. Over 9,600
listed themselves in the income
bracket between '$5,000 and $10,-
Dr. Farmer, who has just retired
as a professor of history at Ala-
bama College refused to conclude
that an educated woman is in a
better position to catch a rich
She said the figures indicate
that the women lead a life that
is generally- considered comfort-

RHYTHM: Jim Servis and his Band tune up for the Union Dance.
League, Union To Present
First All-Campus Dances

Social events will get under
way this weekend when the Union
and League each sponsor an all-
campus dance.j
Tomorrow night, the Union is
presenting "Your. Fair Lady," the
theme being taken from the

Assembly Agenda for Semester
Will Include Workshop, Services

Broadway musical "My Fair
Jim Servis and his eight piece
band will furnish the music for
dancing each week at the Union.
This band is replacing Red John-
son and his Orchestra which
played for the Union dances last
year. Johnson will return to the
Union Just for the night of the
Michigan State University game.
In keeping with the theme of
the dance, Servis and his band
will playn numbers from the show
The students will enter the
Union Ballroom under a theatre
marquis, as seen on Broadway.
Flowers will decorate the ballroom
in keeping with the theme in
which the flower girl is trans-
formed into an English lady.
Other decorations will be repre-
sentative of England where the
play takes place.
Also to be presented tomorrow
night will be a "Fall Frolic" from
9 p.m. to midnight in the League
Don Young's combo will pro-
vide music for dancing at this
dance, where woolen dresses will
be in order.-
Students attending the "Fall
Frolic" will see an outdoor fall
scene where an atmosphere of
autumn leaves and wagon wheels
will prevail.
Connie Hill, chairman of the
League Social Committee urges
students who have participated
in rushing to attend the dance
when they are done, because the
floorshow will begin late in the

Assembly Association, the or-
ganization for all independent wo-
men on campus, has planned a
busy agenda for the coming year.
A workshop, to which all house
officers and house directors are
invited, will be held from 9 a.m.
to 1 p.m. tomorrow at the League.
The purpose of the annual
workshop is to acquaint the resi-
dence halls, through their repre-
sentatives, with the various gen-
eral methods and problems which
Discussion Groups
Discussion groups will be di-
vided according to the various
house office groups.
I-Hop,. Assembly's first social
event of the season, is scheduled
to be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.,
on Saturday, Sept. 29, in the
League Ballroom.
Music for "The College Kick-
off" will be provided by the bands
of Paul Brody and Don Kenney.
There will be intermission enter-
Tickets on Sale
Tickets can be purchased at the
League Undergraduate office, on
campus, or at the door on the
night of the dance. Dress will be
Planned for next week is a
meeting for those women living in
the emergency off-campus hous-
ing. Assembly feels a responsibil-
ity in this field and is working
with the residence halls in estab-
lishing associate memberships for
these women.
Under such a program, the resi-
dence halls can give these housing
groups an identification with
themselves. They will pay dorm
dues, have big sisters- and parti-
There will be a meeting of
the Michigan Student Bar As-
sociation student wives Sept.
24, at 8 p.m. in the League.
Plans will be made then for
the newcomers tea to be held
Monday, Oct. 8 at the League.
Mrs. Ralph Teas will speak on
"What it is like to be a Law
For more information on this
association, one may contact
Mrs. David R. Smalley, presi-
dent of the group, at NO 5-5323.

cipate in the activities of the resi-
dence halls.
During the year, Assembly would
like to incorporate an alumnae
program in the residence halls.
This contact will do much to make
the independent women feel that
they still belong and also be able

to contribute to a group after
Assembly wants to set up house
service committees in all of the
residence halls which ,will work
with the staffs and the adminis-
tration to settle complaints which
come up apout facilities or the
lack of facilities.

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Bermuda shorts'are tailored
in wool flannel.



WATCH THAT SWING: Coeds practice for the tennis club.
First Organizational Meeting
Scheduled for Tennis Club

STYLE 494, 1175, 1000

Coeds interested in tennis rack-
ets, and courts may sign up forI
the tennis club at its organiza-
tional meeting to be held at 4:15
p.m. today in the Women's Ath-
letic Building.
Deciding when the regular club;
meetings will be held and plan-
ning the activities for the semes-
ter are the main topics on today's
Club manager, Jo Manning, says
that the time of this meeting is

not necessarily the time that the
club will meet during the semester.
Freshmen and transfer women
are especially invited to attend
this meeting.
Club members will be given in-
struction in beginning, interme-
diate and advanced tennis by the
club advisor, Miss Joan Farrell.
Provision has been, made for
coeds to use the rackets at the,
WAB if they do not have their

COFFEE HOUR - There will be
a coffee hour from 4:15 to 5:30
p.m. today at Lane Hall. Everyone
is welcome.




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