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March 19, 1926 - Image 11

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Costumes, Setting of Play Propose Change Of N. Y.
Give TrueCollegiate Air BargeCanal To Shipway
Openi~g wfih typically collegiate $Butterfly. The tuxedoes that will ; Facts contained in the me s ge sent 'these are new and in good condition.
"Slicker chorus," the entire perform- make nen of the young women in the ,y Go. Al:r:d .mih to the legis_ There isno reason why the state
a eo f i"Becky Belhave,' 22 d a nua by 1 cho us" hav aly b en ro - ature of the state of N e o rk :s ow should lose so m uch m oney on them .
r 'Junior Girls' play will emphasize 1an1 vided lby the Van Born Company. ol the ctuentiNgwtYrk originalcotf
originality of costume which has On such a wave of color, original- that there has been a great daino counting the original cost of
$230,000,000, the New York Barge ca-
never been found in previous pro-diity, and Canty will the costumes of the taxes of the stateduning the past nal has cost the state $84,000,000 since
ductions. Former years have always "eky Behave" score the success few years, by the New Yoilk Barge 1919, while the railroads have paid
witnessed in the Junior (irls' play a INhichi befi-ng predicted for them. a a. Supplementingthis report:was ever $1.40,000,000 in taxes alone since
display of magnificent costumnes, The sett ng of the play are like- . p l th' r the serdate. nte o e pints
which might well merit places in a wise the esign of the junior women. g vstressed in the campaign for the
yea however, Earlyyear competition wasFIederick Green superintend- building of the canal was that it
a committee of junior women have started for suggestions for the seen- ent of public works of New York. In would depress railroad freight rates.
designed and directed the making of!cry of the Plia. From the numerous this biography Green stated, "rom This is still one of the chief argu-
all the costumes in the play. ' designs 'l ich were submitted two thistments given by the defenders of the
A chorus of "Ladies of Lilac Time" have been ,thosen as being particular- the cost of the anal to ate it is evi- canal. Superintenent Green asks if
will recall the days of the Civil War ly applicable to college life. The first (dent that it would have been far ine.eryntonhold a $ sks0000
iwith their old fashioned gowns and i scene is laid in a bookstore on the cheaper for the state to have had all cl over the head of the railroads to
pa'nta'ettes,, while a smart "Sport campus, while that of Act If is a gar- the freight which has been shipped ieep the rates down when there are
Chorus" will swing one back quickly den of a fraternity house. The books Ithrough the canal sent by rail and for two bodies such as the Interstate 1
to modern girlhood. The peasant cos- in the first setting will provide a!t . Commerce commission and the Public
tunes are decidedly Russian with I1rather futuristic background, highly e sate to hae paid the reight ercecommission nt li
their variety of color and striking de- colored. The costumes that will grace 'bills." rates.mI
signs. Especially vivid is the con- the garden scene will afford the nec- Statistics show that the amount of
trast afforded by the "Red Head essary brightness and tone of viva- freight carried through the canal has o 1919, the year the iarge canal
! chorus" whose sea-green velvet pony ciousness. An interesting fact is to .rlh are hog h aa a a pnd oteedo 95 h n
(.iiSwoesa-re evtpn coses nitrsigfc st in no way come up to even the most j crease in amount of sliippipg was 1,-
gowns make a lovely combination be noted in that the scenes are not of nservat eme o what the crease is not
with the bright red wigs of the group. any particular one but pertain to all conservative estimate of what the 103,169 tons. This increase is not
The other costumes are equally at- colleges. With a hedge along the amount would be. The state has from nearly sufficient. The Army Board of
tractive, including an "Evening Gown"' back, a garden bench, statuary, and time to time tried to encourage trade Survey approves the practicability of
chorus, a Harlequin feature, and a gateways, the garden will lend an en- ode Ganlrno plan to change the
"Show-girl" chorus. This last is par- chanting atmosphere to many delight- an bte warves, w uses, n g the maintenance will cost $30,000,000
ticularly of modern-day college life, ! ful scenes. better wharves, warehouses, bridges
with a representation of a football; Fred \lcPherson, who has also built and elevators. Very recently new ele- with a freight saving of $22,000,000.
t The New York Sun states, "If the
girl, a J-Hop girl, a bathing girl, and1 the scenery for the Mimes produc- vators were built at great expense: A sh w i rin to "ican
many others. A bit of life and fun tions, is in charge of the stage effects I grain elevator at Gowanus completed commerce 50 per ent of the benefit
willbe injected with the appearance 1of Becky Behave," twhile Otto Schill- in 1922 has cost the state over $100,- claimed for it, the toef$00
- of a "ewso ch'orus," The junior ' er is responsible for the painting. All !na ottesaeoer$0, lie o t the net loss of $8,000,-
A000 a year since the building which 000 a year could be absorbed in the
class is indebted toVan Ilorh of Phil- the work is being carried on at the cost $2,500,000. In a:like manner, th nes
adelphia for'-the specialy costume s1 Whitney Theatre, which is a new tlanl s ,,.In ikmnnth enerai fund of progress. The state
d pci y p elevator at Oswego has a running ha- could afford to underwrite this loss
that will appear in the chorus of the , in itself as in former years the seen- bility of $130,000 per year. Both of and profit by it."
"Ladies of Literature." This will be cry has always been rented from De-
featured by such well-known charac- troit.
ters as Iris March, of Green Hat fame,i
Cleopatra, Alice in Wonderland
Madame Pompadour, and Madame j j

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uisite New Fash
Spring and Ea

As lightsome as Spring itself
and as well poised as the smart
women who will wear them
are the new garments assem-
bled for the Spring Exposition.
A Shoming of Fashions
That Will Lead the
Vogue For Spring
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Heads Committee

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HisS Irene Field
Who is General Chairman of "Becky
Behave," the twenty second annual
Junior Girls' play.
MOSCOW, March 18,-Beginning to-
day the time for a marriage ceremony
in Soviet Russia has been decreased
by official ruling from fifteen minutes I
to nine minutes. Divorces now are to
require twelve rninute( , Insteadl of
thirty-two as formerly.
This is made possible by the substi-
tution of an American cardI index
system. for the old cumbrous registry
hooks in which the namies of the per-
sons married o1 ivorcedw\vereen-

"What are you doing, Pyth-
writing Her another letter?"
"No-not this time. Something
more to the point, as one would
say. I'm writing the Pater to
send me a dozen Eldorado pencils.
They are all sold out down at
the store."
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service are the result.
Today with the modern laun-
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Are Modern
Hard on Clothes
The laundry is unfortunate in

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