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May 18, 1924 - Image 14

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in Pageant Tuesday
Zs Innovation For Women

Olympic Entries
Hope For Victory


Of Giving Torches
Preserved In Lantern

tradition at the Lan-
am of Michigan wo-
Tuesday at Palmer
an pageant will be


pageant itself is also a compar-4
new idea. Last year's pageant
e first, but th-ose who took part
ere chosen from the campus at
while this year the personnel
posed entirely of freshmen. This
means being given to the wo-
the class to organize early and
ogether as a unit so they will
:er prepared to reach their ulti-
:oal, the Junior Girls' play.
Opein With DanceI
ing with a dance of two maid-
d Persephone, the pageant is a
ification of one of the ancient
myths. The maidens are toss-
ersephone's balloon back and
when one of them breaks it.
hone cries, and to please her,
her. maidens come in with a
fully colored scarf. In dancing
rap her up in it, run off, and
While they are hiding, Pluto
in and takes Persephone back
underworld. When the maid-
turn to find that she is gone,
in to tell Demeter, who, calling
r cloak and torch, goes out into
>rld to search. While she is
the dance of the winds and

leaves denote the passing of autumn,l
and the snowflakes show that winter
has also passed. Demeter returns, un-
successful, and is shown weeping
piteously while the starving mourners
from the city pass by. Soon after,
Demeter goes to the well to draw
water and sees a figure clothed in
black robes. The maidens, fearing it
to be Dcath, beg her to come to them
but she does not heed. She goes over
towards it, takes off its robes, and dis-
covers that it is Persephone in dis-
guise. The joy of the maidens is
evidenced by the dance of the summer
clouds, of butterflies with the shepherd
and shepherdess, and of the rejoicing
of the people, ending in a procession
in which all climb up the hillside to
go to the temples for prayer.
Freshmen Compose Committees
The committee members are also
all freshmen. The general chairman
is Sue Grundy Bonner, who is assisted
by Alice Hicks and Helen Reece, the
vice-president of the class. Other com-
mittee chairmen are as follows: Mary
Kent Miller, advertising; Gladys
Schrader, music; Persis Cope, finance;
Clara Fox, program; Alice Reed, pro-
perties; Ruth Holznagle, costumes;
Lenore Garden, publicity. Miss Ger-
trude Noetzel of the department of,
physical education is directing the

Lantern Night is one of the oldest Thus the tradition of Lan
tradutions of Michigan women. It and Field Day has become a
was discontinued in 1913 because of which every Michigan wc
a change in the athletic policy of the play her part and in whici
University, but in 1919, at the instiga- be expected to participate n
tion of Dean Myra B. Jordan the cus- day.
tom was revived.
Tice evening of Monday, May 26,
1919, again saw the formation of ihe
block M in Palmer fieldT by senior
women carrying lighted lanterns.!
These lights, which symbolized the
torches which had lighted the way of
the seniors through their college life,
were handed down to the juniors to
help them through the coming year.
The ceremony included the singing
of the senior Lantern Night song and
the junior Song of Acceptance, both
I of which were written by Margaret
Spain, '20.
Since that date the day of the Lan-
tern Night ceremony has included such
events as the athletic tournaments, a
Maypole dance, a picnic supper on the
hillside, and the announcement of the
winners of athletic sweaters, pins and One hundre
arm bands. The feature of a dancing
pageant was inaugurated last year un- will be offer
der the direction of Miss Elizabeth
Sehon of the physical education de- weaves in t

Wom"n sadl 7'1,100.000 1lflles
Night elfast-Mrs. William Reed, theI
Ight wfe of a sEa captain, is believed to be
the world's most travelled woman.
er Night She has a record of having journeyed
n event in 1,100,000 miles. Although she has
man may rounded Cape Horn 17 times she has
l she will never passed through the Straits of
ext Tues- Magellan. She has crossed the line 10S

Airs. J. . Carter, of Hollywood,
Cal., is founder of the "Bowl," th~e
gigantic community singing center of
that place. She says the road to
world peace is through community
singing. She hopes to have amphi-
theaters similar to the "Bowl" built
in other cities.
Patronize Daily Advertisers.-Adv.


All This Coming Week


I and fifty of the latest models in Silk Gowns
d at verv attractive prices. All the popular
e reigning shades and many pretty fancies
and figured silks are included. This Annual
Sale is the opportunity of the year to replenish
your wardrobe at a very little cost. Three
special lots are offered.


lasses To Sing
During Ceremony
On Palmer Field
California, Here I Am" is the tune
the winning song in the freshman
itest which was conducted for Lan-
ni Night to be held Tuesday on Pal-
r Field.
'he following is a copy of the ac-
ted song which was composed by
herine Buhrer, Dorothy Allison,
1Norma Snell. The prize offered in
contest was $5 applied on a life
rnbership in the Women's League:]
The class of '27 are we
Vith hopes as high as high can be
0l hail! C~an't fail! Our Michigan
Xl cheer'! No fear! For Michigan
lah! Rah! Rah! Look out seniors
here we come
We're in the place you started from
ut soon we will be old alums
till true to Michigan."
'he senior song will be the tradi-
ial one which is sung at every Lan-
a Night ceremony:,
Soft shades are 'round us falling,
Vhile the voice of night is calling,
ee our tiny lanterns swaying
n the breezes round them playing.

W. A. A. Chooses
Prominent Aids
Women have been chosen from each
class to act as aides in conducting the
Lantern Night procession, so that the
line of march may be as well ordered
as possible. These aides have been
chosen by the Women's Athletic asso-
ciation, because of their all around
participation in campus activities. In
addition to the formation and line of
march, the formation of the block
"M'. will be under, the direction of the
class aides, who will accompany the
class, acting as lieutenants.
Those who were chosen from the
senior class are: Lois Miller, Mary
Hays, Dorothy Jeffrey, Dorothy Bogan,
Norma Bowlpeer, Frieda Diekhoff and
Winifred Craigie. The junior aides
are: Olive McKay, Marianna Smalley,
Adelaide Sherer Charlotte Blagdon,
Margaret Dixon, Elizabeth Ranck,
Verena Moran and Mary Stewart.
Aides chosen from the sophomore
class are Dorothy Ogborn, Norma
Clarke, Marion Lindsley, Florence
Probst, Katherine Wilson, Louise
Roberts, Margaret Effinger and Eu-
nice Rose. Freshman aides are Al-,
leen Miller, Margaret Bailey, Helen
Searight, Helen Reece, ~' Jean Kyer,
Marion Collins, Eleanor Verdier and
Elizabeth Kennedy.
Each aide will carry a banner of her
class color as follows: freshmen,l
green; sophomore, red; junior, blue;
senior, yellow.
Britain's imports for the financial
year ended March 31 totalled 1,126,-
200,000 pounds sterling, according to
the Board of Trade Journal. Exports
of British produce and manufactures
for the same period were 775,200,000
and exports of foreign and colonial
merchandise were 129,100,000 pounds.

Aileen Rlggin, above, and Lillian
Confidence that they and their sis-
ters will carry all before them in the
coming Olympic water events is wrnt-
ten upon the faces of these dainty U. S.
mermaids. Aileen Riggin won the
fancy diving championship at the Ant-
werp meet four years ago. Lillian
Stoddard is a champion long distance
swimmer and holder of the world's
record for the 3 1-2 'mile swim.
Women To Receive
Athletic Honors
More than 75 women who have been
working through the year for honor
points in the Women's Athletic asso-
ciation will be rewarded after the
annual picnic supper Tuesday evening
at Palmer field.
Honor points are awarded for var-
ious kinds of athletics, hiking, swim-
ming, skating, etc. Armbands, earned
for 300 honor points, will be awarded
to 40 women this year. Pins will be
received by 25 women who have earn-
ed 600 honor points, while approxi-
mately six women will be given the
highest honor in the W. A. A., thre
sweater with the "M" which is the
reward of 1000 honor points.
Preceding the awarding of trophies
will be the field day events in the
afternoon. At 4 o'clock the finals in
interclass games will be played off and
at 5:30 the women will eat supper.
Coffee will be supplied by the Women's
League and ice cream will be sold
by the W. A. A.
It's true effielncy to use Daily




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Swing-out used to mean much
brain-wear---for suitable gifts
are rare. But
A fraternity pin above her
heart-a slave bracelet en-
circling her wrist-and she's
doubly yours-bound by
graceful golden links. An
ideal Swing-out gift.


All Gowns to $32.50
Inclusive, Are in The Sale at
All Gowns to $42.50
Inclusive, Are in The Sale at




All Gowns to $65.00
Inclusive, Are in The Sale at



illy Company,

Bracelet, $5.00

Thne Shop of Satisfaction

ii8 S. Mlan St.



w from out their centers glowing,
den beams of light are flowing,
ling true, Oh, Maize and Blue,
e love we feel for you.
w to you this torch we're leaving,
'tis not with tears of grieving;
y you feel its steady gleaming
ding you awake or dreaming.
rish tenderly its fire,
y it to all heights inspire;
ard it for the Maize and Blue
s gift of love so true.

Y-- -


Ldinner was given in New York
ently for the women who have
de their mark in the electrical
rld. Mrs. Mary H. Norris, of the
stinghouse Co., managed it. The
air was a great success but the
men had to be urged to talk about
Woman of 70 stil swis
3erlin, May 17-Among the cele-
Led members of the Berlin Woman's"
d 70. She has won many competi-
imming Club is Frau Anna Bohm,
is in the last 50 years, and is still
active swimmer.
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Your progress is measured
by what you save, not what

you earn.


(Oldest National Bank in Michigan.)

A man may be all right in
his way but he'd weigh so
much more in a maid's mind
if he'd give her a fluffy os-
trich bag. She'll love it.
'An imported bag of tapestry
with silver frame and dainty
chain will be something for
her to write home about!
An exquisitely dainty gift.
That pal of yours who's sum-
mered and wintered with you
-will want to carry a re-
membrance way past swing-
out, down the years ! Here's
a lovely pearl choker of
indestructible graduative
pearls, which will last for-
She can't help but think of
you whenever she hears ad-
miring comments on her un-
der-arm bag. Of black suede,
with contrasting colored ends
and lining.

'Make Maytirnme a Joy!


RIGHTLY taking their place in the world of fashion,
the Maytime gowns achieve a distinct success. Filmy
voile in rainbow shades, sheer printed fabrics of daintiest love
liness, and frocks of every hue, are appearing every day. Youth
and happiness is expressed in every one and their prices are
surprisingly low.

Frocks of Charm




For A Sociable Gathering

A suggestion during these after-
election times-there is room for
a get-together meeting. It is also
a good time to get the old clic to-
gether and talk things over.


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