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Summer League
Keeps Fall Pace
Hot Weather Features Include Dance
Classes, Recreational, Study Facilities

Del Elliott . -Fridays,


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Quebec Stop Preludes Tour
Of Continent by 'U' Students
By PATSY PARKIN 1 probably will not leave before 3
(Speeial to The Daily)
QUEBEC-Standing on the pier a.m. Friday.
n Quebec City last night, gazing
it the huge ship, the S.S. Valen- ALONG THE PIER our Michi-
dam, which is to be the home of gan stickers on our purses were
eighteen hundred students for the the means of our meeting some
iext week. I suddenly realized that people from Detroit whose son is
I soon would be en route for Eur- leaving today also. We have seen
ope. several more Michigan stickers and
Even driving through Canada, some from Smith.
seeing Sandy Brown, my partner We are about ready to leave.
in adventure arrive in the Mon- The pier is being filled with cars,

The Michigan League is open
during the summer semester to
give students the many opportun-
ities which are provided during
the regular session at the Univer-
During this summer, the Under-
graduate Council, which plans and
carries out League activities, is
headed by Helen Strieho, Council
President and advised by Miss
Ethel McCormick, League Social
Miss "Mac's" new assistant is
Miss Margaret Morgon. Miss Mor-
gan, and the Council members Au-
drey Robinson, Barbara Leichty,
Nancy Finch, Jo Collins and Jo
Wilson, keep the wheels of social
events roling.
New Counseling
Plan To Begin
Fall in Dorms
An increase of women in resi-
dence halls next fall with the full
opening of the New Women's
Dormitory has fostered the plan-
ning of a new system of residence
Set up by the Office of the Dean
of Women, the plan will allow each
woman dormitory residet a per-
sonal counselor.
graduate students from all fields
will acquaint the students with
the resources on campus, social
functions in and out of the dormi-
tory and anything of an educa-
tional or social nature which will
supplement class work.
Although the function of the
counselors will not be academic,
they will be able to carry out
study plans students are advised
to follow.
As well as individual advisors,
the counselors will also serve as
group advisors to a student com-
mittee on matters such as ath-
letics and extra-curricular activi-
ties. According to Associate Dean
Bromage, it is hoped that the stu-
dents "will get the enthusiasm of
the graduate woman for their own
AGING 25 to 30, the counselors
will handle the types of problems
that would be discussed with a
person with whom students live,
in a large part talking out a prob-
lem so that the interested persons
themselves understand it.
The system is planned with
the idea of personal contact with
students in order to really make
use of the advantages of a larger
Resident directors will supervise
the residence counseling. Coun-
selors will be given pre-orienta-
tion briefing on such subjects as
the University calendar, analysis
of resident staff responsibilities,
description of campus resources,
student activities, University stan-
dards and rules and regulations.
It's Sanitary, Too
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man in the family must have his
food cooked in a separate pot over
a separate fire, according to mis-
This procedure is necessary if
the man is to keep his social
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a year-around League feature, are
continued in the summer. These
classes are open to men students
and are being taught by John
Lekas, a professional dance in-
structor. Women students can still
sign up as hostesses, according to
Nancy Finch, chairman. Two
classes are held every Tuesday, the
beginners meeting at 7 p.m. with
the intermediate section receiv-
ing instruction at 8:30 p.m.
In addition, a series of weekly
square dances are held, at 7:30
p.m. each Monday for the in-
struction of mixed groups. These
classes are under the direction
and calling of David Palmer. All
dance classes are held in the
League ballroom.
Jo Collins, ballroom chairman,
is in charge of the weekly Friday
and Saturday night dances. Music
for dancing is furnished from 9
p.m. to midnight by Dell Elliott
and his orchestra. Hostesses are
present to facilitate mixing so that
students can easily meet a great
many people. There is still a need
for more hostesses, according to
Miss Collins.
* * *
RECREATION facilities are pro-
vided for women students and
their dates on the second floor of
the League, according to Barbara
Leichty, publicity chairman. The
Grand Rapids Room is equipped
with a television set, a piano and
a juke box and ping pong table is
set up outside the ballroom.
Women's Judiciary Council,
headed by Audrey Robinson also
continues in the summer. Miss
Robinson is assisted by Betty
Kuusisto and Agnes Wadell. The
main purpose of the council is
to uphold campus regulations
and to aid the students in a
better understanding of campus
The air conditioned atmosphere
of the League Library offers a
comfortable place in which women
students may study. The hours are
from 1 to 5:30 p.m. and 7 to 10
p.m. during the week and 2 to 5
p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m. on Sunday.
The Library is under the direction
of Jo Wilson, who said that so far
this semester it has not been
crowded and that a quiet, living
room atmosphere is provided.
Any questions or suggestions for
additional student projects should
be brought to the League Under-
graduate Office where they will be
more than welcome.

SUMMERTIME SWAYING-Pictured above are Del Elliott at the piano, his vocalist, Beth Skidmore
and his orchestra providing the musical background for a weekend campus dance. Throughout
the summer session, Elliott's band will play from 9 p.m. to midnight every Friday and Saturday
in tre League Ballroom.
* * * * *. * * *

treal railroad station with a can-
vas pack and dining on the beau-
tiful terrace of the Chateau Fron-
tenac overlooking the pier did
not seem events prior to departure1
for Europe.-
YESTERDAY, I viewed the
points of interest in this fasci-
nating old city as the traditional
tourist to Quebec. The narrow
winding streets, each on a dif-
ferent level, filled with horse and
buggies and laughing brown-eyed
children, quaint shops filled with
hand-made merchandise and the
sound of French being spoken
g ave this city, in part, an Old
World atmosphere.

Campus M
Dancing enthusiasts will have
little cause to worry about losing
their smooth technique during the
summer session as they have a
chance to keep in step with the
music of Del Elliott and his or-
chestra, who are occupying the
bandstand at the League every
Friday and Saturday night.
Elliott and his men are well ac-
quainted with favorite campus
music as they have provided the
musical background for numerous
dormitory, fraternity and sorority
dances for several years. They
have also played at Michigan State
Normal College and for high school
Elliott organized his band wrile
in school before the war. He re-
zeived his Bachelor's degree in
Music Education and minored in
music theory at the University
and played piano for Herb Miller's,
orchestra at the League at this
*. * *
FOLLOWING three years war
experience overseas, he returned
to the University. He expects to
receive his Master's in August at
which time he will head with his
wife for the East coast to teach.
Clyde House will take over the
leadership of the band for the next
year. ..
He has always been interested
in music, beginning his career in
high school at Sault Ste. Marie.
He professes to like classical mu-
sic best which is easily shown by
glancing at his extensive record
collection which includes mainly
Haydn, Mozart, Hindemith and
Beethoven with a few hot jazz
The vocalist of the band, Beth.

Skidmore, is a versatile person and in 1948 she had her own week-
with a broad singing background. ly radio show over WPAG in Ann
When Miss Skidmore attended Arbor.
University High School, she held Miss Skidmore likes to sing
the leading role of the operettas ballads and semi-classic songs.
during her junior and senior yeais. She favors the "old standards"

IN 1947 SHE was picked as one
of the ten best vocalists of Detroit
in the annual Belle Isle contest,
Children's Story
To Be Broadcast
"King Woodenhead's Crown,"
this week's drama on Tales From
The Four Winds, will be heard at
6:45 pm. today over station WPAG.
The story, designed especially
for children, is about a kingdom
long ago in which everything was
made of wood . . . even the King.
According to the ancient laws of
the land the King must always
wear his crown or he will be sent
to the saw mill. One day he loses
his crown, and the subsequer;
search for it proves to be quite
The cast includes Bob Thomp-
son, Jo Collins, Richard Jennings,
Lawrence Johnson, Virginia Var-
land, and George Lumsden.
Tales from The Four Winds for
the remainder of the week will
present "Winnie the Poo" on Mon-
day, with Carolyn Block narrating,
Wednesday "The Squeegie Bug"
narrated by Elva Van Haitsma,
Mary Lou Bramwell will narrate
"Ella the Elephant" on Thursday;
and Friday "The Antique Cat"
will be narrated by Doris Medina.
These programs are all produc-
tions by students in the Speech

and danceable tunes, and hopes'
some day to sing musical-com-
edy in the opera.
will 0')Wi4p4
... by Betty Crawford
The Willow Village Wives Club1
will sponsor a dance to be given
from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday
at the Community Center.
"Country Capers" will feature
both round and square dancing.
Dave Palmer will be the caller for
the square dancing with records
providing the music. In addition,
bridge and pinochle will be avail-
able to the guests.
Decorations will be based on a
backwoods theme. Red and white
checkered table clothes and
candles will add to the atmo-
sphere. Guests are urged to wear
informal clothes to the party. Ad-
mission will be twenty-five cents
per couple.
* * *
THE WIVES CLUB will hold a
meeting at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the
Community Center.
Mrs. Helen Tewes, a lecturer and
teacher for the University Ex-
tension Department will give a
talk on budgeting. The subject of
her talk will be "Mrs. Green Goes
to Market."

Arriving at the side entrance
of the Chateau Frontenac, I
saw shiny cars drive up and
out would step beautifully dress-
ed men and women ready for a
vacation in the luxurious hotel.
While eating on the terrace, I
watched people walk casually
along the boardwalk in front of
me-girls in summer cottons and
gold sandals, fellows in palm beach
suits-and I wondered if any of
them would be going on the Val-
* * *
BUT THAT WAS yesterday! To-
day I feel less like a tourist and
more like someone about to leave
on a long journey. Sandy and I
are in jeans and plaid shirts, car-
rying shoulder bags and cameras.
Entering a branch bank this
morning for some information,
we found ourselves the objecs
of many staring eyes. But since
our first self-conscious moments
we feel very much at ease, for
we have seen boys in dungarees
and girls in outfits like ours.
A large truck passed by filled
with jean clad students singing,
"Goodbye Quebec" and "We're On
Our Way" so I imagine they are
bound for the ship which began
loading passengers and baggage:
at 8 am. We plan to get on the
ship about noon. The Valendam

taxis, trucks and people carry-
ing every imaginable piece of
luggage. There is a large red
building through which we have
to pass before getting on the
There is a line'formed already.
I'm hoping the immigration of-
ficers will not do much checking
here. No parents, relatives or
friends are allowed on the Valen-
dam so we will have to say our
good-byes on the pier.
I'M LOOKING forward to meet-
ing people on the boat and walk-
ing on the decks where it should
be cool. The ship has recreation
rooms and dance floors I was told
last night.
I am sure the eight days on
the ocean will be very pleasant.
IHowever, we actually won't be
on the ocean until the second
day because we have to gg
around the Gospi Peninsula on
the Saint Lawrence River.
In eight days I will land in Rot-,
terdam, Holland, our starting
point for our tour through Eur-
Dormitory News
(Editor sNote: Contributors to What's
lip in the Dorms should contact Mar-
tha Bazar at The Daily or 4037 New
Pastry, punch and pulchritude
will be served from 2-4:30 today
at the New Residence Hall's Open
The first two floors of the dor-
mitory will be open to inspection.
There will be bridge 'and other
favorite Michigan sports in the
A special invitation has been ex-
tended to the East Quad, however
everyone is welcome.
On July 14 the men of Fletcher
Hall will travel en masse to De-
troit to attend a night baseball

(Continued from Page 4)
St. Lutheran Student Association
Meeting in Zion Lutheran Parish
Hall, 309 E. Washington St., at
5:30 p.m. Prof. Henry Veld of
AugustanaiCollege will speak on
"The Relation of the Church to
Music." Choir Rehearsal at 4:30
p.m. at the Parish Hall.
University Lutheran Chapel, 1511
Washtenaw: Bible Study Sunday
at 10:00 a.m. Morning Service at
11:00 a.m.
Gamma Delta, Lutheran Student
Club : Supper ,nd Program Sun-
day at 5:30 at the Center, 1511
Washtenaw. "The Geological Im-
plications of Genesis."
Christian Science Organization:
The time of the regular Tuesday
meeting has been changed from
7:30 to 7:00, starting next Tues-
day, July 12.
University Community Center,
1045 Midway Place, Willow Run
Village, Mich.: Sun., July 10, 10:45
a.m., Interdenominational Church
Service. Nursery and Church
Rackham Galleries: Paintings
by Willard MacGregor, Visiting
Professor of Piano, School of Mu-
sic (July 8-August 5), East Gal-
Education Conference Textbook
Exhibit: Corridors of University
High School and University Ele-
mentary School buildings.
Events Today
Graduate Outing Club will meet
at 2:15 p.m., Sunday, July 10, at
the Northwest Entrance of the
Rackham Building, for outdoor
sports and games.
Coming Events
The Glass Menagerie by Ten-
nessee Williams will open its four-
day run at the Lydia Mendelssohn
Theater Wednesday night at 8
o'clock. This play, a recent Broad-
way success, was given the New
York Theater Critics' Circle Award
for the 1944-45 season. Tickets are
on sale at the Theater box office
from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (ex-
cept Sundays).



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