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Past Play



iswell Angell Hall Was
Of Earliest Senior Plays

Descendants Of
Colonists Forme
New Societyl

e time the first Senior Girls'
;iven 15 years ago, this pro-
s gradually come to be con-
e of great importance to
and women of the Univer-
present it is a special fea-
mmencement week, and is
ended by guests of thre sen-
:ome to attend the graduat-
ses. The following history
the development of the play
to the present time.
cement week of 1909 saw
tion of Guilbert's parody on
, "The Princess" given by
girls under the direction of
s Bird. Decidedly different
light musical character of
was the Senior Girls' play
r of Wakefield," which was
in Sarah Caswell Angell
ext year. The Senior Girls'
established as an annual
feature of the Commence-
ys have varied considerably
matter and place of pre-,

sentation. Unlike the Aunior Girls'
play none of them have been college
plays or plays written by the girls
themselves. The list of authors in-
cludes Sheridan, whose "School' for
Scandal" was presented in University'
Hall in 1913; Percy McKaye, who gave
special permission to produce his
play, "The Scare Crow," in 1911 even
while it was playing on Broadway;
Louis Parker, whose "Pomander
Walk" was given at the Whitney the-
ater in 1922; Alfred Noyes, whose
story of "Sherwood" with Robin Hood
and his Maid Marion, was produced
at an outdoor theater behind the
grounds of the President's home last
The plays have been under the 'di-
rection of Prof. John L. R. Brumm of-
the journalism department for several
years and he has also consented to
direct the senior girls this year in the
production of "If I Were King" by
Justin McCarthy. This is to be pre-
sented at the Whitney theater, June


W ome- Students Did Not Sign 'or every team. The manager is re- 1istry. This is 33 less than were made
sponsible for the health of the squad for these courses last year. From the
Out Twenty-Eight Years Ago members as well as their playing. total list, 50 have applied for the com-
Fvery member is required to pass a bined curriculum in medicine, 63 in
Twenty-eight years ago, the women which they can be brought i ose heart and lung test before she is al- laW, and one in dentistry.
on this campus did not have to "sign contact under the present conditions. lowed to play in tournament games. In 1923 there were 66 applying for
out" for every evening engagement At present every loyal Michigan medicine and 81 for law. Action will
they had. Why? Chiefly because there woman has an ideal for the futu're; mf ,probably be taken on these applica-
was no one in Ann Arbor who cared that of the Michigan League building ijEjjfl ETID Ijtions in the near future.
particularly where they were or when. which will serve the women of today
From the time that women gained en- and tomorrow even btter than Bar-I Archibald C. Wenley, '1, who is as-
trance into the University in 1870, bour gymnasium did those of yester- sistant to Carl Bishop, now in China
until the appointment of a dean of day, and will unify the life and activ- ULfor the Freer gallery of art, a branch
women, in 1896, they had absolutely ity for the women of the University of the Smithsonian Institute, is inter-
ao organized life or University direc- so that their ideals for Michigan, in- More than 110 students in the liter- ested in an ancient Chinese city which
fron. Even. the care a.nd attention of- stead of being dispersed, may be ef- ary college have made application in was destroyed by China's first emperor
fered by many Ann Arbor women was ifective. the Registrar's office of the University more than 3,000 years ago. It lies be-
limited in its extent by the lack of or- --for permission to take combined neath three or four feet of earth about
ganization and of a place where all Seven Baseball courses in law, medicine and dent- fifty miles south of Peking..
the women could meet.
In 1898, this need of a club house Diamonds Added
was met by the erection of Barbour
gymnasium, the gift o fthe Honorable To Palmer Field
Levi L. Barbour of Detroit.

e Wme
Wll Convene
Lake Geneva
lays of play including sports
y description and an oppor-
o meet women from All of, the
colleges and representatives]
imerous foreign countries be
e regular camp life in an ideal
makes up the Y. W. C. A.
conference which will be held
3e camp, Lake Geneva, Wis.,
rpart of the summer.
an sent 14 delegates to the
ice last summer including
lelegates from the nurses'
school, but camp facilities
en enlarged this year so that
25 Michigan women can be
fe atcamp is educational as
recreational. The morning
econsists \ir lectures, open
and discussions on current
s confronting the students of
and universities. An inter-
view point is gained through
icipation of the foreign wom-
'ese discussions. Hore than 10
s were represented at Lake
last summer including women
ance, Russia, Germany, Persia,
hina, India and South Africa.
fternoon program consists of
r and general sports such as
rig, 'sailing ,;rowing, iking,
Jfnd organized games. Occas-
ps such as a visit to the fa-
erkes observatory and ,a trip
Lake Geneva, which isalmost
replica of the Sea of Galilee,
Meth for the camp. '
for the conference are now
knpletion. Every University
who is interested and desires
al information is requested to
in the Y. W. C. A. office in
y hall as soon as p ssible.
y Receipts,
Helji Swell
~uilding Fuhd
thousand dollars will be
>ver to the University of Mich-
ague as the profits from the
Ial Junior Girls' play, "Thank
damn," which' was givei March
'his amount is an increase of
ver the sum made by last
xpenses of "Thank Yo, Ma-
'ere also considerably greater
ose of. "Jane Climlbs a Moun-
the previous year, amounting
D while the 192 play cost $3,-
re elaborate scenery requiring
e shifters in place of seven
1 of the reasons for the added
rchestration of the ms c by
rge S. Riri, of Broclklyn, N.
tried for theufirst time ie tx
'of the .play but tis expene,
tially elini ated by the free
of the, chest a whiich was
id of facudty and student mu
More mqney was also spent'
e costumes aid the advertls-
k You, Madam" is the second
Girls' play whkhl has been
the public. The previous 18
ore given in honor of the sen-
ien by the juniors who also
the attendance of the women
Iniversity and members of the
ring in the Vocational Guid-
gazine for March is an article
by Prof. George E. Myers of
atlonal education department.
te effiiency to use Daily

Japan Hlas First Woman Doctor
Tokio, May 3-The first woman phy-
sician in Japan to be registered for
Spracticeand given a degree corres
ponding to M.D. is Madame Chikako
Kuroda, a teacher in the Tokio High-
er Normal School.
She has been granted a degree by
the Imperial University of Tokio for
.a thesis on violet rays.

In 1890, very largely through he ef- Palmer field has been enlarged to
forts of President and Mrs. James B. accommodate a larger number of wo-
Angell, the Women's League was or-#en who wish to enter the various
ganized. In addition to considering sports offered by the department of
problems of self government and gen- physical education this spring.
eral interests of the women students
this served the purpose of a social or- The field contains ine baseball dia-
ganization and helped to bring faculty anonds now so that 18 teams can play
women and students into closer rela- atoledboast o ony te diartment
tionship?. cudbato nytodmns
At the present time, Barbour gym- Forty women have signed up for
nasium, which was built for a club the interclass baseball tournament
house for 500 women, is forced to ac- which will open at 4 o'clock Monday,
commodate approximately 2,000 stu- May 14, on Palmer athletic field. The
dents, to say nothing of graduates. first games of the interhouse baseball I
These 2,000 women are scattered series will be Played off at 4 o'clock
widely over Ann Arbor, in dormitor- Monday on Palmer field.
ies, sororities, league houses and pri- The interhouse baseball teams are
vate residences. There is no way in organized with a manager and coach

Mrs. . "E. Robinson
Antedating the Daughters of the
American Revolution is the Society of
Daughters of American Colonists, re-
cently organized. Mrs. J. E. Robinson
of Bloomington, Illinois, is the first
regent. Ancestry to form lineage
basis for this society must antedate

A Cofession

ARLY in the history of Gotham Gold Stripe
making, they were confronted with a prob-
-Should Gothams be of the 'costly type with a
limited sale, or should they be more popular and
with a wider selling outlet?

the American Revolution.


din e oryhoenwadidpesr inw tyhe ainap earnc
ofsmmr'cs gayest frock dngw latsring.auei wy htwila
Tub Silks Pastel Voiles
Pag Heed to SimplicilV Arc Dainiy and Feminine
The Tub Silks arc of course "Especially adapted for dinner
among the first to appear from wear are the frocks of voile with
tetub be group, and their erhad rwnwk.T y
straight lines, solid colors n pastel d
shade or bold stripes make them accentuate feminine grace and ap-
easy favorites at $19.75 and pear in all of the pastel shades
25.00.at $15.00.
Linens Preserve-
" l
Adhering to the straight line tendency the frocks of linen
prove their smartness through simplicity. Only a tog.ch
of contrasting color or a novel collar and cuff set adorns.
them. They are youthful and unusually attractive at
$10.75 and up.

This is a confession.

They ignored the prob-

'lem entirely.

What they did decide to do was avoid all
thought of cost and produce silk stockings that would


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W. N i'

The result has been that any wearer, whether
she belongs to the four hundred or the forty million,
after she has worn a pair, wants only Gotham Gold
Stripe Stockings.

fhn Hammer
On Hosiery


express the

T needs a new Kipling poem to
"yammer, 'ammer, 'amimer, on the

'ard 'ghway" that hosiery m itst stand up under.
Even if slippers do seem dainty, even if xiilady's
step 'be light, the punishment is gruelling for the
silk stockings she wears.

We are all aware of that fact.

We know that

the Gotham Gold Stripe reputation depends on

Gotham Silk Hosiery's ability to last.
"Silk Stockings that wear.'

So we make:




"Full Fashioned" is just an
incident in the Gold Stripe
total of qualities


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