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March 10, 1945 - Image 1

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The Michigan Daily, 1945-03-10

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Huge Crowd
Hal McIntyre's Band Plays
Gay Tunes as Servicemen,
Civilians, Patrons Have Fun

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I Approximately 2,000 dnersa at
( the 1945 Victory Ball aked ou
wBa of the Intra-Mural Buldng at
midnight Friday night in re'spose
to the Government's new curfew
Styles with orde.
y, Crepe, Satin The dance was originally 'ed-
ilfyuled to last one hour iarbut
ills for Others Ba MInre's Bad ctrueaup
- wl the clOsin theme prompty on
Is Like a Mel- the stroke o12 and V-Ba' goers
all formal, and filed slowly out, happy after the
pretty girls are completion of the third wax-time
visions of VictoryB 11-
Soldiers, bluejackets ad ma-
gte a swirling rines made up a large pa of the
sleek satin and crowd present. Expenses ire ut
way down for the dance th' year
pliment an es- and there was virtually no at-
partner "You re tempt to camouflage tar
reaches of the dance floor, sat in
irl in the place" spite of this, the gale y fn
coed attending of the evening was unhinder d.
st dance of the ' Acclaimed by Billboard
h the prettiest .:= McIntyre was aecla'med the st
girl reigns as "new" band by Billboard .nag-
zine in its annual college pail and
the orchestra has experienced a
rapid rise to fame. It was at
r evening gown - Glenn Miller's suggestion that
aok, white and McIntyre organized his own hand,
ow the style of He was formerly a featured ..em-
nd satin, taffeta ber of Miller's orchestra.
"Sophisticated Featured members of McIn-
tyre's orchestra include Ruth Gay-
organdy, lace ar, Al Nobel, and Johanie Tm-
or the "'Stay as bull. The band has played at
" gals. , such outstanding sotsa the
e of the fashion Glen Island Casino, the Patilsm
dra f neckComm odore Itoel and che Para-
drapedneck-Cmodmount and Strand Thea'es in
us cape sleeves. New York.
.d in late after- Commitee sted
1 evening dres- When announcement of the re-
d over into the turns was made, studen 'earned
bracket. Silk that Paul John, '46, charman of
repe are recev- the social committee of the Union,
umber of "that's was appointed as chairman of V-
Best suited to Ball y the Men's Judie'r Co -
que or the short cill
this new favor- Other members of the commit-
who can wear -"tee are Bill McConnel 1.OT
it ahead of the of the Engin School, in ch'ge of
decorations; Norma Jonso and
°d Alne Loeser, College of L5' andA.,
fashions stress in charge of publicity; John Sor-
s kirt arrangie- ice, Egina School in carge of
idifferent aol the floor aommittee; orton
feta are being Photo by Jon Hoet Scholnick, BAd., and Dick fixer,
xperts who best - - -- engineering in charge of the band
n that floating- committees; and Jean Wick; Ar-
Black over blue So W e're Soldiers frornCo. A Prov i d e chitecture-School, andDs'Held-
a exciting for- VJ Y e~ gen, L.S.andA, in charge of pro-
ing bodice de- grams and patrons.
pink or red is o Late, but.. Intermission Entertainrent QuotSystemUsed
latest word in ted and sold on campus through
g wear, is the Because of the difficulty in get- Servicemen from Co. A provided i duced to the mil1icg throng of a uota system to servicemen,
shion just con- ting pictures of the dance en- intermission entertainment for the V-Ball goers was Pfc. Bill Corkery fraternities and the Union n or-
Black crepe is graved on Friday night, this sec- sore than 2 000 happy students der to insure a fair distribution.
cd occasionally ond edition of the V-Ball Extra V-Bail was first oriiated i
esh-colored silk was not ready for distribution on guests and patrons attending the nied by Sgt. Ray Kaiser on the 1943 and its purpose has been to
stituted for an Satury as romised 1945 Victory Ball Friday night. guitar. They vere follove y cepace the pre-war social fun-
eness. As Hal McIntyre and his orche- tions of J-Hop and Senior Ball.
Thus, this year's V-Ball faced songs from P c. Jim McDavtt The first two editions of V-Ball
stra took tine out from what ev- with Pfc. Dick Thomas playingw rit
isi3lvelre war-time troubles all down the were presented during the wmte
andru a First the new midnight cur- eryone termed their "excellent the piano. Pfc. McDa'itt then bet"een-semester vacation, ut
;es in eveing few forced the dance to end one playing," the dancing audience sang two duets with Pfc. Elis and this year it was decided to hold
Sta hair, on hour earlier than originally plan listened to songs and acompani- Pfc. Corkery. The program was V-Ball during the firs k of
ie waistline and ned. One of the results of this ment by guitar and piano from five fishe wi h a onkof the Spring semester to enable
soldiers stationed here on campus, Pc. McDavitt and Pfc. Corkery more students to attend the big-
en Cn satin ib is that much of the copy on the Pfc. Ken Ellis acted as master singing while accompanied by Sgt. est dance of the school year.
as Contrastg eaide pages, which were Prnted of ceremonies. First to be intro- Kaiser on the guitar and Pfc. Late permission for the dance
dearier, refers to the wrong clos- Thomas playing the piano. was granted to women and se-
ten theall-ss ingctime. Also sprrity rushing Names of girls aitending the The intermission entertainment vicemen stationedon campus. The
aceful pirouette manyl- of the V-Ball gosre V-Ball wirl be found on pages was managed by Pfc. Bob Pines time set for women was 1 a m.
many of the V-Ball goers to en nineteen and thirty-one. with the cooperation of Capt. while servicemen were granted
Joy traditional pre-dance dinners. Stanley I. Fisher. 1:30 permission.

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