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June 21, 1974 - Image 8

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By JUDY RUSKIN
Nes'led among the well-trim-
med lawns and tree - lined
streets of the city's upper mid-
die cass neighborhood off
Geddes is an elaborate eight
and a half acre estate, com-
plete with English manor house,
caretaker cottage and formal
gardens.
And all of it, down to the last
blade of grass, belongs to the
University.
A LONG driveway leads from
Highland Rd. past the tiny care-
taker cottage up to the mas-
sive front door. Built of sand-
stone, with a slate roof, the ivy

AN&AfUS :i
covered 12-room mansion sits
atop a grassy knoll overlooking
the exquisitely tended grounds.
The view from the house is
lovely. Gently rolling hills of
green sweep away from the
house toward the Arb. The
fields of gross are bordered by
expanses of woods. Winding
footpaths meander through the
trees.
The gardens behind the house
are surrounded by a high stone
woll, separating the yard from
the driveway. Long beds of col-
orful flowers line both sides of
a stone walkway which leads
t othe rear of the garden. At
the far end is a cement foun-

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U of M TECHNICAL AND
CLERICAL EMPLOYEES
The CCFA/UAW office is located at:
202 E. Washington
Suites 310, 311, and 312
Ann Arbor
Phones: 994-0808 and 994-0809
Please call GAIL KLEIN or drop in if you have
any questions, suggestions, or wont to help or-
ganize.
MEETINGS EVERY TUESDAY AT 6:30 P.M.

GEaTRUDs LEIY, hostess at Inglis house for more than a decade, stands by one of the man-
sion's windows with its rolling lawns behind her. Leidy can remember visits to the house by
such notables as Robert Frost, astronauts James McDivitt and Edward White, and New York
Times columnnist James Reston.

tain, from which water trickles
languidly.

dence. He left the house and
grounds to the University in. his
will, and in 1950 the University
became the new owner of the
area's only estate.
The University uses Inglis
House as a guest residence for
visiting dignitaries. In addi-
tion, it is used by the various
departments as a meeting place
for all day conferences. And

the Regents, during their
monthly visit to the University,
often retreat to Inglis house
to hold their closed door meet-
ings.
For over a decade, Gertrude
Leidy has looked after the wel-
fare of the visiting guests. She
is the full-time hostess at In-
glis House and lives in what
See 'U', Page 10

LOW-COST FLIGHTS with
SCHEDULED AIRLINES to EUROPE
STILL AVAILABLE FROM
College Travel Services--(416) 962-8464
-PO771 YONGE ST., SUITE 204, TORONTO M4W 2G4
LATEST AVAILABILITY:
NEW YORK to SPAIN .............$269 (fixed return)
NEW YORK to LONDON ...........$319 (fixed return)
*NEW YORK to LONDON or PARIS . . $389 (3 to 6 wks.)
*N.Y. to AMSTERDAM or BRUSSELS $389 (3 to 6 wks.
;from COLUMBUS........ . add $90
*from CLEVELAND and DETROIT .. odd $60
YOUTH FARES THROUGH CANDADA
(under 24 yearn of oqe)
LU4CILLE ALrMAMEg efrom MONTREAL to LONDON or PARIS $299 (Basic)
from MONTREAL to AMSTERDAM or BRUSSELS .. $299
(Basic)
from MONTREAL to SPAIN ...........$319 (Bosic)
from TORONTO to above destinations .. add $20 to basic
from DETROIT/WINDSOR to above dest. add $50 to basic
ADULT FARES THROUGH CANADA
I.from MONTREAL to LONDON or PARIS ...... $299
I 1 3 (a 6 wks. )
s[1 O MOSTtL Ifrom MONTREAL to AMSTERDAM or BRUSSELS $299
pO L P .(3 to 6 wks.)
from MONTREAL to SPAIN. $319 (3 to 6 wks. )
p L from TORONTO to above destinations .... odd $20
from DETROIT/WINDSOR to above dest. . odd $50
Booking forms are still available from your Student Activities
Office or Student Union Office or by contacting College Travel
1 1 vervices directly.
Featurinn DICK SHAWN
Doinq "Sprinqtime for Hitler"!
-" Art I Cinema Art 2 Cinema
double feature double feature
"The 12 Chairs" ot 7:30 ONLYI
ucers" at 9 P.M. ONLY Tina Russell
rhe 12 Choirs" at 1:20, 4:25, & 7:30
rs" at 2:50, 5:55, & 9 P.M. in

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