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i TUESDAY, JUNE 22,1954




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League Offers Social Program;
Bridge Lessons Highlight Session

Beauty Queen Visits University

Brazil plans to modernize navi-j The Dominican Republic has
gation services in the Parani, and announced an increase in cargo
Paraguay Rivers. handling fees.
[welcome Summer StudentsI

The Women's League, center for
all organized women's activities
on campus, will carry on a full-
Stime social program throughout
the summer school session.
Mainly for the purpose of ac-
quainting summer students, the
dance and ballroom dance" classes,
Friday-night dancing and televi-
sion. There is room enough on
the program for everyone.
Women interested in doing any
kind of work for dances-decora-
tions, publicity, posters-are urged
to contact the League Undegrad-
uate Office from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
any day.
League Council
The League Council, headed by
Nina Katz, presdent, has worked
out a calendar that included a
different function almost every
r night of the week, with a few
special occasions throughout the
Television on the first floor of
the League and snacks in the
Round-Up Room in the basement
will be handy for students wish-
ing to take a between-class break.
The League Cafeteria will also be
Bridge Lessons
Bridge lessons, sponsored by the
League social committee, will op-
en the annual Tuesday night ser-
les tonight at 7:30 to 9 p.m. for
all enthusiasts.
f Beginners, intermediate and ad-
vanced players will all attend the
same sessions at the beginning of
the series The lessons will be
taught by an experienced instruc-
tor at the cost of $3 for six les-
sons for men and women.
Students are asked to attend the
first session tonight to sign up
for the course and begin learning
the preliminary steps of bridge-
playing. The bridge "finesse" and
'under-the-table" signals will
come as the players become more
k advanced.
Duplicate bridge will be the
main attraction in the League ev-
ery Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m.
The charge for a whole evening
of bridge is 50 cents per person,
and bridge players are requested
to try to bring their own partners.
At the classes, students will re-
ceive detailed mimeographed
sheets of instruction and will
learn while they play.

-Daily-Mar Crozier
SUMMER STUDY-University students find the grass and shady,
trees near the Michigan League a cool place to study during the
Summer Session. The League is open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
Coed Government Includes
Council, Women's Judiciary

Although the summer staff of
the League is greatly diminished,
many summer session students do
not realize the organization be-
hind the varied activities that are
offered to them.
The Board of Governors of -the
Michigan League has charge of
all the activities of the League
and the management and control
of the League properties.
The Board consists of 'one Re-
gent, Vera B. Baits at present,
four alumnae members, two fa-
culty members and the Dean of
Women, Deborah Bacon, ex-offi-

Plans Cited by AAUW

Three holders of American As-'
sociation of University Women In-
ternational Study Grants will ar-
rive next fall on campus to begin
their graduate study work.
France will -tudy the teaching of
mode languages, Dr. Ida Hake-
mayer from Geri . will study
American gramma and Mrs. Sayo
Yotsukura from Japan, ti-^ teach-
ing techniques of English.
These women represent AAUW's
endeavor towards a national and
international program of awards
to wom- scholars. Under this
program about 30 fellowships and
50 iternational stud- grandts are
give each year to American and
foreign women.
During the past year the 7,000
AAUW members in Michigan alone
raised $10,600 for the fellowship
program. Of this the, Ann Arbor
branch contributed two 110 awards

in honor of Mrs. John E. Tracy
(Dr. Margaret) and Mrs. Fred
S. Dunham.
A $2,500 international fellowship
grant was named in honor of Mrs.
Arthur L. Brandon at the state
AAUW convention last month in
Indianapolis, Ind.
enable women fro- foreign coun-
The international study grants
tries to come to the United States
for graduate study, while the fel-
lowship awards enable American
members to undertake further aca-
demic work.
Members of the Ann Arbor group
raised money for their contribu-
tion through servica at the Uni-
versity. Alumni Luncheon last
Commencement, a used book sale
and an international buffet, all
sponsored and staffed by members
of the branch.

cio. It also includes the president,
vice-president, secretary and trea-
surer of the League.
League Organization
The Women's League itself, in-
cludes the Women's Senate, legis-
lative body which is inactive dur-
ing the summer, and the League
Council, administrative branch,
which plans and coordinates wo-
men's activities on campus.
This summer's League Council
will carry on an extensive pro-
gram, under the direction of Miss
Ethel McCormick, Social Direc-
tor of the League.
Chosen by the Interviewing and
Nominating Committee of the Ex-
ecutive Board of the League, Nina
Katz will act as president of the
League during the summer session.
President's Duties
Her job includes serving as
chairman of the League Council
and Women's Senate, when in ses-
sion, and being ex-officio Vice-
Chairman of the Board of Gov-
ernors. She also serves as a mem-
ber of the Student Affairs Com-
mittee and is on the Ethel Mc-
Cormick scholarship committee.
Chairman of Women's Judici-
ary Council is Emily Jewell, who
will encourage cooperation in the
work of women students' self-
government, delegate certain dis-
ciplinary powers to the House Ju-
diciary Councils and hear all cases
referred to it by the various House
Bridge lessons, duplicate bridge,
League Open Houses, League
dances, campus service guide, as-
sisting with Hatcher Open Hous-
es and othEr University social
functions are a few of the duties
of Social Chairman Judy McGin-
ley. Her assistant for the sum-
mer is Marjorie Rout.
Public Relations
Public relations for the League
will be handled by Janet Boyle,
publicity chairman. Among her
duties are working with other
committees to publicize all Lea-
gue activities and cooperating
with the Union on joint projects.
The Women's League is the cen-
ter of Women's Student Govern-
ment and extra-curricular acti-
vities on the University campus. It
offers women training in organi-
zation and opportunities for serv-l
ice to the University community.
Through these experiences,
qualities of leadership are devel-
oped that should assist women in
becoming leaders in civic and na-
tional affairs after they leave col-
The associated organizations of
the League are the Women's'
Athletic Association, Women's
Glee Club and Women's Staff ofi
The Daily.

"Michigan has a beautiful cam-
pus, even in the hot weather,"
commented Ruth Hampton, Hol-
lywood star, in an interview on
campus today.
Miss Hampton was visiting the
University as part of a two-week
tour, preceeding the showing of
her latest picture, "Johnny Dark,"
at Michigan theaters.
Under the auspices of Univer-
sal-International Studios, she will
continue her tour this week to
Port Huron, Jackson, Lansing,
Saginaw and Muskegon. Before
coming to Ann Arbor, Miss Hamp-
ton was the guest of theaters in
Detroit and Toledo.
The actress also went on a tour
of the southern-central part of
the United States from January
to March of this year,,
Contest Winner
Miss Hampton has been win-
ning beauty contests since she
was a year' old and has a total
of 40 such titles, an average of
two each year of her life, the
largest number ever awarded an
American beauty.
She was runner-up in the Miss
Universe Beauty Pageant staged
in Long Beach in July, 1952, and
was signed with eight other con-
testants by Universal-Interna-
Miss Hampton was the first of
the group to be given a real act-
ing opportunity, being cast in the
Technicolor film, "Law and Or-
der," starring Ronald Reagan,
Dorothy Malone and Alex Nichol,
in September. Her favorite role so
far has been "working with Ron-
ald Reagan in 'Law and Order,'''
said Miss Hampton.
"First Love"
Miss Hampton completed high
school in Merchantville and at-
tended New Jersey State Teachers
College for six months, before
turning to her "first love," dra-
When she was 10, Miss Hamp-
ton began to take dancing les-
sons and at 16 she started with a
voice coach. She became prima
ballerina with a civic ballet group
and retained that position for
three years.
During those years she won
beauty contests regularly. Her list
of titles include "Most Beauti-
ful Baby," "Most Charming Child,"
"Miss Camera Queen," "Prettiest
Girl in School," and "Most Beau-
tiful Cover Girl."
"Miss New Jersey"
Finally, while she was working
Group To Offer
Dancing Classes
During Summer
Dance on your partner's feet?
You're "pretty good" but would
like to learn some new steps?
Join the summer dance classes,
under the direction of John Ur-
banic, former Detroit dance in-
Once again the coeds and "Mi-
chigan men" will have an oppor-
tunity to attend League dance
classes, to be held every Wednes-
day night starting June 23. The
lessons are priced at $3 for 6 ses-
sions for men, while women will
be admitted free of charge.
Beginners' Classes
Beginners' classes will be held at
7 p.m. and intermediate classes
will meet at 8 p.m. each Wednes-
day in the League.
Women interested in attending
the summer dance classes are ask-
ed to contact the League Under-
graduate Office to sign up for the
Couples will have a choice of
learning steps for well-known
dances like the waltz, fox trot,
tango, rumba or polka; or they
may choose to learn more intri-

cate steps like the Charleston, jit-
ter-bug or samba.
International Center
In the past, the dance classes
have visited the International
Center and become acquainted
with the various activities of for-
eign students.
A popular item on the League
summer program will be the
weekly square dances, which will
be held on Monday evenings from
8 to 9:30 p.m. at the Women's
Tennis Courts at Palmer Field.
The lessons will be under the
instruction of John Reed and no
admission will be charged.


as a model in New York and pos-
ing for magizine artists and pho-
tographers in her spare time, Miss
Hampton was entered in a con-
test to determine who was to be
Miss New Jersey in the Miss Uni-
verse Beauty Pageant. She was
chosen Miss New Jersey and came
close to being named Miss Uni-
verse in the finals at Long Beach.
Miss Hampton has appeared on
the covers of numerous national
magazines and on several radio
programs emanating from New
Of Spanish-Irish decent, she
likes Italian food best of all. Miss
Hampton takes singing, dancing,
archery, golf and riding lessons
at the studio in Hollywood, but
still finds time to practice her
private dancing in spare moments.
Her next picture, which has not
yet been released, is "Ricochet
Romance," with Rudy Valley,
Marjorie Main and Chil Wills.


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