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FR ESHR N PR ACT\CE
DANCES FOR PAGEANT
Fifty Cent Fine To Be Assessed Each
Member Who Is Absent
LANTERN NIiIT IS MAY 15
With the date of Lantern Night and
the Fneshman Pageant approaching,
first year women have begun prac-
tices for the dances of their produc-
tion which is based upon the Greek
myth of Persiphone and which will
be given May 15 at Palmer Field.
Since it is imperative that all par-
ticipants be present at rehearsals at
the scheduled hours. Miss Ione John-
son, physical education instructor
who is directing the pageant dances,
announced that the committee in
charge has decided that a fine of 50
cents will be assessed each member
of the pageant cast and choruses who
fails to attend -ehearsals. Ecuses
must be obtained from Miss Johnson
or France Jennings, '31, chairman of
the dance committee, preceding the
time set for practices, those requested
after this will not be recognized and'
the fine will be collected.
Following is the schedule for the
rehearsals for the week, the numbers
and names of the participants being
given: Group One, at 2:10 o'clock
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in-
cluding Dorothy Wilson, 9; Hattie
Kreye, 43; Ruth Kelsey, 55; Helen'
Cheever, 11; and Beriice Endlich, 21.'
Group Two, will meet at 2:10 o'clock
Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday in-
including Janet Michael, 20; Isabell
Royen, 24; Ruth Ellis, 39; Anna Gold-
berg, 51; Frances Miller, 36; Lucille
Group Five is scheduled for 5:10
o'clock Monday, Wednesday, and Fri-
day including Adele Tossy, 25; Lou-
ella Lawton, 46; Elizabeth Fichtel,
28; Margaret Morin, 37; Marie Eding-
ton, 12; Ruth Kelsey, 55; Virginia
Group Nine will practice at 4:10
o'clock Monday, Wednesday, and Fri-
day including Marian Gimmy, 6; Ber-
tha Howand, 29; Eva Jahr, 48; Ruth
Godwin, 50; Martha Boehmer, 52;
Ruth Hunt, 27.
Group Fourteen will rehearse at
3:10 o'clock Tuesday, Thursday, and
Saturday including Florence Frand-
sen, 40; Louisa Rudsill, 13; Mary
Taylor, 65; Lucille Wertel, 60; De-
marius Cornell, 30.
Group Seventeen will meet at 5:10
o'clock Tuesday, Thursday and Sat-
urday including Elsie Bliman, 17;
Elizabeth Connell, 45; Eleanor Cooke,
41; Olive Strohmeyer, 57; Ruth Tay-
lorj 59: Sylvia Klein, 15; Leanore Co-
Group Eighteen is scheduled for
5:10 o'clock Tuesday, Thursday, and
Saturday including Marian Durand,
19; Ruth Mandelker, 38; Albertina
Maslen, 33; Kathleen Clifford, 52;
Elizabeth Howard, 47; Ruth Hunt, 27;
Edythe Snyder, 14; Adelaide Symons,
22; Agnus Lally, 23; Martha Boehmer,
32; Jane Robinson, 3; Jane Yearned,
62; Hilda Braun, 63; Flora Schafer,
58; Marian Loche, 56; Emmy Lou
Smith, 67; Marie Wellstead, 61; June
Fosler, 44; Jeanne Reed, 1; Virginia
Hosic, 10; Arlene Evans, 64.
Inaugurating the custom of women
sponsors for the R.O.T.C. drill, a cus-
tom which has gained in popularity in
southern universities, five women stu-
dents recently led the regimental drill
of 700 military students on the golf
course of the University of Indiana.
The Cadet Officers' club elected the
sponsors with the assistance of the
imilitary staff. Depauw 'university
has also adopted this plan.
S O C IE T y
STUDENT SAYS COUPON BOOKS TAKE
THE PLACE OF MONEY IN CANAL ZONE
Gala affairs have filled the social
calendar during this past week. Teas,
alumnae house parties, formal and in-
formal dances were sponsored by the
various sororities and dormitories.
Alpha Gamma Delta gave a house
dance Saturday evening in 'honor of
Miss Emily Butterfield, a national of-
ficer, who has been a guest at the
house. The chaperones were Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Mitchell, of Detroit, Mrs.
Isabell Smith of New York, and Miss
Nora Bethel of Detroit. Mr. and Mrs.
W. C. Ford, who have been sojourn-
ing in Europe for a year, will be the
guest of honor at a patronesses' din-
ner at Alpha Gamma Delta house
Have Spring Dance
Alpha Omicron Pi had their spring
informal dance Saturday evening, Ken
Lungquist's orchestra playing. An
alumnae of the sorority, Helen Boug-
hey of Traverse City, has been a
guest at the house for several days.
Chi Omega held their spring formal
last night. Spring flowers and lav-
ender calendars were the decorations.
The chaperons were Mr. and Mrs. Clif-
ford Keen, Mr. -and Mrs. Louis Parpin-
ski, 3Mr. and Mrs. Merwin and Mrs.
Delta Delta Delta announces two
new patronesses Mrs. Arnold C. Goss
and Mrs. John C. Christensen.
Delta Zeta announces the pledging
of Virginia Wallace, '29, Grace House,j
'30, Helen Fox, '30, and Edyth Snyder,
Kappa Alpha Theta entertained Mr.
and Mrs. Arthur Aiton Mr. Paul M.
Cuncannon, and Mr. Arthur L. Cross:
at a tea last Wedne'sday.
Women of Betsy Barbour have been
"Although I am not from one of the
48 states, I am nevertheless a citizen
of United States," said Miss Agnes
Johnson, a freshman on campus from"
the Canal zone. "Everyone seems to
think that I am from a foreign Land,
but the Canal zone is as much a part
of the union as Michigan, in fact
more so. We are under the direct
control of the national government."
According to Miss Johnson, the
Canal zone is something like a sec-
tion of land owned by some large com-
pany. Everything is owned by the
government, land, houses, stores,
movies, and even the club-house. She
stated that it is the one place in
the world where you do not have to
have money-but you must have a
coupon book. These are issued in,
various sizes and are used entirely in
place of money.
The city of Balboa in the Canal zone
and Panama City, Panama join's each
other with only a broad avenue r'un-
ning between them; and' for enter-
tainment the "Zonians" go to Pan a-
ma City. The natives there enjoy
holidays and have frequent festivals
of which the most important is the
Carnival, just before Lent. This holi-
day lasts three days and culminates in
entertaining their alumnae over the
week end. A. reunion banquet was
held last night following an afternoon
Any freshman woman who J
plays golf and is interested in
entering the spring tournament j
is expected to get in touch with 1
I Albertina Maslem, '31, before
I May 1.
a great parade and dance. There are
all kinds of fancy dress worn but
most of the women wear the tradi-
tional "pollera," a dress with a long
full skirt heavily embroidered and
with many rosettes of yarn. The
Americans from the Canal zone are
the audience for the affair.
"But the Americans are really
spoiling it now," this student said.
"Before, it was a great holiday that
the natives enjoyed for themselves,
but now it is becoming more of a
show for the Americans and is not as
real and spontaneous."
When asked about the schools in
the Canal zone, Miss Johnson replied,
"They are no different than those
here. The schools are all run by the
government and have exactly the same
'system of hours and credits that you
have in the states. We have our
school annual, senior play, parties and
everything else the same as you do.
Our school is on the accredited list
and we do not have to take entrance
examinations for college. One dif-
ference is that the government furn-
ishes all our books and laboratory
Miss Johnson decided in her junior
year in high school to come to the
United States to college, and chose
Michigan. "It was not so difficult to
get ready to come except that clothes
are always a big question, especially
when coming from a place that is
always summer to one that has weath-
er like Ann JArbor. Hrome seems
rather a long way off, especially when
I think that I will not see it for a
whole year more. I am planning to
go home only between my sophomore
and junior years."
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