AUGUST 25, 1944
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eekend Dances Starting Sept.16
IFC To Give
Today at Union,
Ralph Wilson's Orchestra Will
Appear at Semi-Formal Ball;
V-12 Unit Gets Liberty To Go
The first summer Interfraternity
Ball, the "Summer Hop," will be held
from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. today in the
League Ballroom with Ralph Wil-
The dance is being sponsored by
Interfraternity Council, and Roger
Hotte, of Alpha Tau Omega, and Bill
Rucker, Psi Upsilon, head the com-
mittee in charge of the affair.
The "Summer-Hop," a semi-for-
mal dance, will be given for fratern-
ity members only. The crest of each
local fraternity chapter will be placed
on the walls, and the silver and black
crest of Interfraternity Council will
be placed above the bandstand.
V-12's Have Liberty
Members of the Navy V-12 Unit
will be given midnight permission to
attend the affair. A "Summer Hop"
ticket is needed for a member of the
Unit to secure liberty.
Other members of the "Hop" com-
mittee are Bob Acton, Sigma Chi;
Doug James, Alpha Tau Omega;
Bliss Bowman, Phi Delta Theta; Don
MacKinnon, Sigma Phi Epsilon, and*
Tom Bliska, Delta Upsilon.
Patrons for the "Summer Hop" are
headed by President and Mrs. A. G.
Ruthven, Captain and Mrs. Richard
Cassidy and Colonel - and Mrs. Ed-
ward H. Young.
Included on the patrons list are
Lt.-Comm. and Mrs. E. F. Scott, Lt.-
Comm. and Mrs. J. J. Branson and
Lt. and Mrs. I. Atherton.
Dean J. A. Bursley was named a
patron for the affair, as were Asst.
Dean and Mrs. W. B. Rea, Mr. and
Mrs. Paul Kempf, Miss E. H. Scan-
lan, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Graham,
Mr. Carl Brandt, Mr. and Mrs. H. G.
Watkins and Mr. and Mrs. Frederick
USO To Hold
'Hades Hop' For
Miss Elyse Knox, lovely Hollywood
starlet, and Lt. Tom Harmon will be
married at 10 a. m. tomorrow in St.
Mary's Student Chapel, according to
Mrs. Louis Harmon, mother of the
famous football star and Army flier.
Miss Knox's weading gown has
been fashioned from the parachute
which took Harmon to safety after
he was shot down over occupied
China last October. The blond, blue-
eyed film player arrived in Ann
Arbor Monday with her mother, Mrs.
The ceremony will be conducted by
Father Francis McPhillips, a long
friend of the family. Lt. )j.g.) Forest
"Evie" Evashevski, Harmon's team-
mate on the All American and U. of
30 Cartons of Clothing Sent;
More Contributions Asked
Appreciation for the 30 cartons of
Iclothing sent by the University Wo-
men's War Council to the American
Relief for Norway organization was
expressed recently in a letter from
the organization to Miss Ethel Mc-
Cormick, League Social Director.
Clothing for Norwegian relief may
be brought at any time to Miss Mc-
Cormick's office in the League, from
which it will be shipped to the or-
ganization's headquarters in Chicago.
and thence to Norway.
The clothing situation among the
Norwegians was described in the let-
ter, which stated that it is impossible
to purchase fabrics in the country.
"The shoe situation in Norway is
deplorable," the letter says, "so the
12,000 pairs of shoes we have already
shipped will come to good use, as well
as the twelve carloads of clothing
which have arrived in England on
the way to Norway. We are now
working on another carload.
"Only by using our imagination."
the letter continues, "can we picture
the dire need of the occupied coun-
tries, and the whole truth will be-
come known after the invaders arel
driven out. Our one hope is that this
will occur soon so we can reach the
undernourished, the sick and the
imprisoned before winter again sets
War Projects Listed
The University Hospital and Laun-
dry projects are being kept open by
the Women's War Council for the
second half of the summer term,
while the Surgical Dressings Unit will
close. Junior Girls Project will con-
tinue its stamp sales. Persons in-
SHonored at Recent
The Union League supper, held re-
cently by the Women's War Council
in honor of the Union Executive
Council, was turned into a birthday
party when the Council presented to
Union publicity director Glenn White,
USNR, a cake with eighteen candles
and an elaborately-wrapped yo-yo.
Coincidentally, it was revealed that
White- had been a near-yo-yo cham-
pion in his home town of Birming-
ham. "I reached the finals," he ex-
plained, "and the string broke."
terested in Working may sign up in
the Social Director's and Undergrad-
uate offices in the League.
Custom Reinstated in Rainbow
Room After Year's Absence;
Orchestra Will Remain Here
Union football dances, as well as
weekly dancing, will be revived after
a year's absence with the return to
Ann Arbor of Bill Layton and his
orchestra on Saturday, Sept. 16, it
was announced yesterday by Glenn
White, USNR, a member of the
Union Executive Committee.
The first dance will follow the
game with the Iowa Seahawks, and
will be held from 9 p.m. to mid-
night in the Rainbow Room, the
Union's main ballroom.
After Sept. 16, Layton's twelve-
piece orchestra will play for dances
from 9 p.m. to midnight every Friday
and Saturday in the Rainbow Room.
Union membership will be necessary
for admittance, and persons. must
fshow Union cards in order to pur-
The tradition of special football
dances will be carried out by the
Union throughout the football sea-
son, according to White. "There's
a difference between ordinary dan-
ces and football dances." White
said yesterday, "The latter means
an all-day date for the game and
for the dance. There will be a lot of
alumni around, and we'll celebrate
Regular week-end dances have not
been held in the Union for a year,
for the ballroom has been used as an
Army mess hall. With, however, the
withdrawal of the majority of ASTP
units, the way again became clear
for the holding of weekly dances in
the Rainbow Room.
--Photo by John Horeth
Elyse Knox, 'Old 98's' bride-to-be, with Mr. and Mrs. Louis Harmon,
M. gridiron squads from '38 to '40, 1
will fly here from Florida to be pres-
ent at the occasion.
After the wedding the couple will
return to VanNuys, Calif., where I
Harmon is stationed as an air forces
instructor. Future plans are indefi-
nite, depending "as they must, upon
Tom's uncertain furlough time," ac-
cording to Miss Knox.
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It will be a "hot time in the old
town tomorrow night," as the USO
sports decorations "like hell" for the
"Hades Hop," a dance which will be
held from 9 p. m. to midnight to-
morrow in the USO ballroom.
"The dance will enable all of us,"
said Helen Alpert, Colonel of Regi-
ment Y, which is giving the affair,
"to go where we've often been told to
go, in a pleasant way, of course."
Only one change, in the weekly
schedule has been announced. The
tour, which regularly leaves the USO
at 1 p. m. Sunday, will go to Green-
field Village instead of to Willow
The regular Sunday morning
breakfast will be held from 10 a. m. to
noon, and the classical music hour
will also be held Sunday. Servicemen
are invited to the Lions' Club picnic
at 1:30 p. m. Monday the USO Club
will be turned over to officers.
The "Sing Swing" will be given
Tuesday, and dancing will be held
in the ballroom Wednesday, plus re-
freshments. Thursday will be "ruck-
us night," and dances will be held
Friday and Saturday.
The same schedule will be carried
out throughout the rest of the term.
Camp To End Season
INTERLOCHEN, Aug. 24-(P)-
One of the most successful seasons
in 17 years will end Sunday for the
Interlochen National Music Camp,
Dr. Joseph E. Maddy, director, said,
with 44 states, South America, and
Pamana represented by students this
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