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uG&S To Give Princess Ida' To Consider NATIONALWORLD AFFAIRS:
Gt C Oriv Ia Io onsderC Y!4 T. . _

-Daily-John Gould
FEMINIST MOVEMENT-The Gilbert and Sullivan Society will present "Princess Ida," a satire
on a group of university women who try to be independent and control the world without men,
at 8:30 p.m. today through Saturday in Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre. The operetta, which was writ-
ten about 1890, at a time when, the presence of women in universities was rare, shows the fair sex
attempting to preserve university education for posterity-until the women realize there will be no
posterity without the men they are trying to overtake. In one scene, the irate men storm the women's
castle, trying in turn to overtake them. The war between the sexes begins when Lord Hildebrand and
his son Hilarion await King Gama and his daughter Ida, who is as lovely as she is disagreeable.
Hilarion and she have been betrothed for 20 years, when she was one and he twice as old. But in-
stead of Ida, King Gama is accompanied by three unlovely sons. As Hildebrand has become im-
patient after 20 years, he promptly arrests the four visitors when they reveal that Ida has walled
herself off, guarded by 100 maidens, and the confusion begins.
Conference To Focus on 'First Year'


The 34th annual -Principal-
Freshman Conference, which gives
about.two-thirds of the freshman
class the opportunity to confer
with their high school counselors
and principals, will be held today
and tomorrow.-
In addition to these interviews, a
full slate of programs and work-
shops- Including speeches by three
University vice-presidents--will be
held to "describe and explain the
academic and non-academic as-
pects of the freshman year" and to
provide information on admis-
sions practices, Director of Ad-
missions Clyde Vroman, chairman
of the conference, said yesterday.
All seminars, except the inter-
views, are open to the public.
New Principals
Two programs on admissions
will start the conference at 3 p.m."
today. In Rm. 3RS of the Michi-
gan Union, Associate Director .of'
Admissions Gayle C. Wilson will'
Elzay To Talk
On Behavior*
Ann Arbor Superintendent of1
Schools Jack Elzay will speak to-
day on the desire of children to
have behavior controls at the 33rdj
annual Parent Education Institute.
In a morning symposium, Prof.
Richard L. Cutler of the psychol-
ogy department will speak on the,
topic, "Do You Trust Your Teen-1
Ager?" Prof. Robert O. Blood, Jr.,
of the sociology department will
also speak on "Young Moderns'Z
Marriage Dreams." In the after-
noon, the -three speakers will dis-
cuss "More Power to Parent."
Teeuw To Discuss
Bahasa Indonesia
Prof. Andrues Teeuw, visiting
professor in Far Eastern lan-
guages, will speak at 8:00 p.m. to-
night on "Bahasa Indonesia: Some
Aspects and Problems of Indo-
nesia's National Language" in Rm.
3003 of the North University Bldg.
The talk is sponsored by the Re-
search Club in Language Learning.

chair a workshop for new prin-
cipals and counselors who are
relatively unfamiliar with Univer-
sity admissions criteria.
The other seminar, chaired by
Assistant Director of Admissions
Byron L. Groesbeck, will be held
in the 3rd floor Conference Rm. of
the Union, and will deal with ad-
vanced problems in admissions.
General Session
At 7:30 p.m. in the Union Ball-
room there will be a general ses-
sion, including:
1) A talk by Vroman on "The
Freshman Year at. Michigan,"
2) A discussion on honors pro-
grams for freshmen, in. the lit-
erary and engineering colleges and
the music school. Professors Otto
Graf, director of the Honors Pro-
gram, Wilbur C. Bigelow, director
of the Unified Science Program,
and Dean James B. Wallace of
the music school will speak on
their respective programs.
3) A speech by Groesbeck on
"Freshman Class Characteristics."
4) A "Progress Report on the
University College Board Test
Study," by Prof. John E. Milhol-
land of the psychology department.
Freshmen Interviews
The interviews between the
freshmen and the high school
counselors will take place from
8:30 a.m.-noon tomorrow, im-
mediately after which will be a
department open house in the
Michigan League Ballroom when
any interested individuals may
speak with representatives of the
University's schools and colleges.
At 1 p.m., Executive -Vice-
President Marvin L. Niehuss will
address a conference luncheon in
the Union Ballroom on "The Place
of the Freshman Class in the Uni-

Then, at 1:30 p.m., Vice-Presi-
dent for Academic Affairs Roger
W. Heyns and Vice-President for
Student Affairs James A. Lewis
will chair informal seminars on
academic and non-academic af-
fairs during the freshman year.
The seminars will be held in
Rooms 3RS and 3KLM of the
Union; at 2:30 p.m., the resource
personnel will exchange rooms and
repeat the program.

... freshman conference
Women To Sing
At Lantern Night
Lantern Night,, singing competi-
tion among woman's residence
halls and sororities, will be held at
7:30 p.m. tonight in Hill Aud.
Lantern Night is sponsored by the
Woman's Athletic Association.


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