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C T "Whatwe need in a campus thea-on its shows free of admission
I Mter is a workshop, and -not just a charges," Hinkley continued. "Per-
theater in the usual sense of the haps, if necessary, when it .had
word," was the opinion of Arthur built up a sufficient clientele, one
M. Hinkley, '29, when - questioned or two.. public plays might be offer-
iecey on the subject of the pro- ed, but to- put .the department into
ected student theater. .-the commercial field would be to
BALLOON, BUTTERFLY, MORRIS, It was Hinkley's idea to combine defeat its own purpose. It should
WOODSMEN GROUPS CAST ' all, the various divisions of the have enough money to be able to
BY COMMITTEE drama-into one organization, and purchase. satisfactory sets, and
_thus create a drama department,: eliminate .the make-shifts which
TO MN A Usimilar to the English or Mathe- Play Production has been forced toj
TO MEET IN BARBOUR GYM matics departments. This new divi- employ this year.:
sion would have a complete faculty, "While without a doubt we need
Freshmen To Cheek Up On Notices just as the other divisions do, com- a new theater building," Hin'kley
To Be Posted On Sports posed presumably of 5 or 6 able in- concluded, 'it is my opinion that
Board In Gym structors. we need far more some sort of or-
"As matters now stand," said ganization in the dramatic line."
Rehearsals for the Freshman Hinkley, "there is no organization I -
Pageant will begin Thursday and of the various branches of the i
Friday of this week for those girls drama taught here. One of the'
who are in the Balloon, Butterfly most glaring faults of our system is PLN O O I
whd orisnesBaonuttserlack of adequate facilities for in--
and Morris dances, and those who istruction Professor Rowe of the
are to take the part of Woodsmen d rhetoric department, and ProfessorT
The cast of the Pageants not yet Windt of the speech department
complete, but will be announced perform almost superhuman tasks
from time ' to time as rehearsals alone. They have neither the time More fun is in store for the women
nor the energy to devote to 'each who attend the party which will be
occur. Every freshman In the Page- branch the attention it deserves. It given by the Women's League and
ant is responsible at all times for is my idea that -a new drama de- j the Women's Athletic Association
knowing exactly .what is happen- partment would 'have on its faculty at 4 o'clock Friday afternoon in the;
ing, and notices will be posted on one man to handle diction, another Field house,' and everyone -has a
the sports board in Barbour gym- to teach stage-craft, another for: chance at the fun because the
nasium as the means through which dancing, and another for lighting. League- wants everyone to come.
they may keep up with events. Each man would be a specialist The League-is doing its best to,
The Balloon dance will rehearse along his particular line, and would make up for the Fancy Dress party,,
at 4 o'clock on Monday, Wednes- devote his whole effort to the which it was impossible to have,
day, Friday, and Saturday in Bar- teaching of that subject. by arranging several smaller par-
bour gymnasium, where all the re- "If possible, I think such a de- ties for the women at a time which;
ing part will report by number partment should be sufficiently makes it possible for almost every-I
which' forill with the last name, subsidized so that it could put one to attend and enjoy the danc-'
ing and other entertainment which;
Ansorge-30; Bates-i; Francis-28; NOTICES has been provided.
Felske-44; Haines-6; Hincz-9; At the party this Friday after-
La Rowe-43; Leith-55; Levy-26; AtteprytisFiaefe-
Sargent-.- 29; ; .Waterman-l1. ' The regular meeting of Orchesis noon there is going to be the usual
- v~l- an 111 XT-A -An Pn~rfnt'n P~it ('n~neinP_ a dusual


j"The Model Assembly of the
League of Nations held last spring
at the state capitol -was unusually
well administered and highly in-
Competitors Must Present Paris Of structive," declares Miss Beatrice
Dialogue And Synopsis At Johnson, advisor of women, who
Meeting was an unofficial delegate to that
I gathering. Students from twelve
PLAYS MUST BE ONE ACT colleges and normal schools partici-
pated in the assembly, she says,
Preparations for the traditional and such topics as the report of the
senior breakfast, which is to be opium commission, the status of
held Saturday, June 15, in the new Russia, the economic condition of
Women's.League Building are pro- China, and the repatriation of ex-
gressing rapidly and plans for the patriated citizens' due to war condi-
class play which is given entirely by tions were discussed.
senior women immediately follow- "With the exception of the fact
ing the breakfast are now being that the acoustics of the Lansing
considered, according to Elaine capitol did not allow perfect hear-
Gruber, vice-president of the senior;ing and the details of some of the
class, and general chairman of splendid speeches were not fully
the events.(slnispehswrnofuy
All senior women who are in- heard, the Model Assembly was a
.s .ieldwoarei- great success last spring," Miss,
terested in this field of playwrit~ Johnson says. "It was an oppor-
ing, and would like to compete tunity to meet interesting people
for the authorship of the senior dent thought when fully concen-
play, are urged tobattend a meet- and to observe the flepth of stu-
ing which will be called at 4.ae nay n ujc.
o'clock, Monday, April 23, 1929, in Btraed on any one subject."
BarourGymasim.Alltryout jBoth ica men and women were of-
Barbour Gymnasium. All try-outs ftcial delegates to last year's as-
are asked to bring a synopsis of
their play with them, and. as muchI sembly, according to Miss John-
of the dialogue of the play as pos- son, although no women went from
sible, but t is not necessary to turn Michigan because of the fact that
in a finished manuscript to the there was little interest on the part
committee. Iof student organizations here last
Only one requirement has been year. Delegates from Adrian, Al-
made in regard to the plays to be bion, Alma, Battle Creek, Ferris In-
submitted and this is, that they be stitute, Hope, Kalamazoo, Michigan
only one-act. In subject matter State Normal college, Oliver, the
and manner of treatment they can University of Detroit, the University
be anything from fantasy to farce, of Michigan, and Western State
and they do not necessarily have Teachers college were present at{
to deal with a phase of senior life. the Lansing assembly.
As this is the first time that a Full responsibility for the gather-
senior play has ever been produced ing last year was assumed by the
in the new Women's League build- students of Michigan State college.
ing, this contest for authorship to the! Justice Wickersham of the United
senior play is an opportunity open States Supreme Court, an interna-
to senior women. Following the tionally famous speaker, presided
selection of the best play from over the assembly.
those sbmitted, tryouts for parts The assembly of the real League
will be open to senior women. of Nations is called annually in

September at Geneva, Switzerland.
Miss Johnson has attended some
of these sessions, and she remarks:
"'The is e nnen.*ina n -pnril

( Posters to be entered in the
( Freshmian Pageant contest are
fdue on Saturday, April 20, and
should be taken to Barbour gym.
I All posters are to be done in
'black ink on white paper. Prizes 1
;' a will be given for the best and 1
second best, while honorable
i mention will be made of the
, f ',third best poster.-
In the Butterfly dance, which
k meets at the same time as the Bal-
Sloon are: Gardner-51; Healy-12;
Hershey-13; Larmee-4; Malcolm
31; McClean-14.1
Birdzell-77; ' Mrs. Engels-74;
Felske-44; Haines-6; Hinz-9;
La Rowe-43; Supe-76; make up
Ste Morris dance group, which will
v{rehearse at the same time'as the
" other two.
The fourth group, that of the
woodsmen, consists of Braun-23;
*Elsworth-68; Laugh-18; McCar-
thy-37; Malcolm-31; Rayburn-
" 19; Upson-56. These freshmen will
rehearse on Tuesday, Thursday,
irk and Saturday at 4 o'clock.
However, the various groups will
l not be assigned to all of the days
'' which are designated as rehearsal
' days, but will be divided so they
will be practicing only two or three
.;days a week.
Gym suits, dancing costumes, or'
bathing suits must be worn at re-
hearsals by everyone, according t
Miss Ione Johnson of the physical
education department, who will
coach the dances. In order to be
absent from a rehearsal, a fresh-
Sman must, be excused by either
tt Dorothy Felske, chairman of dan-
ces, or Josselyn McLean, chairman
of attendance. Though an ab-
sence may be excusable, if it is not'
referred to one of these women be-
1 fore the rehearsal to be missed, a
fine will be imposed upon the ab-
}" sentee.
Education has outgrown the
practice of grading student's work,
Dr. Henry C. Morrison of the Uni-
versity of Chicago -believes. The
chief objective of 93 per cent of the
pupils is to just "get by" with a C
on as little work as possible. Dr.
Morrison's plan is to replace grades
by allowing students to pass on to
higher studies as soon as one is
,,mastered, regardless of age, school,
classes, attainments in other
branches of instruction.
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win' not be d W ednesday
night. Members should read bul-
letin boards at Barbour Gym for
scheduled rehearsals.
The meeting of Mortarboard
Swhich was announced for 4 o'clock,
Saturday, Aprilf20, in the play room
at Helen Newberry dormitory has
been changed to 3 o'clock Sunday
afternoon in the Helen Newberry
play room.
A campanile which will have a
set of eighteen chimes to peal the
hours and to play concerts has been
'given to the campus .at South Ia-
kota State College by an alumnus.
A revolving airplane beacon light
of 8,000,000 candlepower will shine
from a height of 165 feet at the
top of the campanile as soon as
the tower is completed.

freshments, but an added bit of!
fun will be some skits on the Jun-
ior Girls' play, cleverly presented
by Lillian Setchell and Kathleen
Suggs, who played two of the lead-
ing parts in the play, "Forward'
March."tEdna Mower's orchestra,
well known on campus, will play
the music for dancing.
Everyone accept the invitation
and come prepared for the fun
you're-bound to have.
The pendulum swing from grand-
mother's day when young women
left' home- to. seek adventure,
was recently emphasized by speak-
ers at the Youth Conference of the
Massachusetts State Federation of
Women's Clubs who called attention
to the entertaining and adventurous
career of home-making.




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