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March 13, 1930 - Image 5

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Women of University to Make
Initial Appearance in Caps
and Gowns.
Gowns Being Fitted This Week
in Ballroom of Womens'
League Building.
Senior anticipations are ap-
proaching realization with the
opening of the ticket sale yester-
day for the Senior Supper, which
will be held at 6 o'clock Monday
in the ballroom of the League
building. The tickets, priced at
$1.25, may still be obtained from
2 to 5 o'clock today and tomorrow,
and fron 9 to 12 and 2 to 5 on Sat-
urday in the ballroom.
Following the annual banquet,
the women, for the first time wear-
ing caps and gowns, will march
around the campus, returning to
the League building in time to at-
,, tend the opening performance of
"State Street." Tickets for the play
will be distributed at the same
time and place as those for the
Dora Vandenberg, '30, who is in
charge of the sale of Senior Sup-
per tickets, advises that only one
senior woman from each house
come for the tickets for her house,
in order to make it possible for
women from the same house to sit
together. Only cash will be ac-
cepted for the tickets for the ban-
Caps and gowns are being fitted
in the ballroom every afternoon
this week and from 9 to 12 Satur-
day morning. A fee of $10 will be
required for the caps and gowns
to cover the price of the mortar-
board, which is $5, and a rental
charge of $2.50 for the gown. If
the gown is returned in good con-
dition at the end of the year, a re-
fund of $2.50 will be ,made on it.
Miss Alice Boise Wood wrote in
and 1896 Inlander, of her adven-
tures as the first Michigan woman
student. Miss Wood, whose father
was at the time a professor at the
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"Three years ago in Rome," be- using," continued Mrs. Jordan. Have you noticed that whoevefor sprin
gan Mrs. Myra B. Jordan, Dean "One f t applicants has brought _places the exhibits in the lobby of old cape
Emeritus of Women, "a doting her mother, who is given to obe- the library has entered into active adjust, b
American mother, whose son was sity, with her, and the man imme-Story Tells of Girl's Reactions competition with this column? youthful,
writing a column for a Philadelphia diiately rejects her because he does to College Environment Vnen I discovered it, I glared at not quit
newspaper, aesf I could tell not want his heir to be fat." of State Street. the "Rolls Guardian of the Library made la
her any way that her son could Indian Travels Reported. Seal" as the nearest stationary ob- the frock
meet Grazia Deledda, Sardinian;
anthor who had received the Nobel "Guido Gozzano is an Italian TICKETS NOW ON SALE ject, and walked over deliberately For da
prize that year. The fond mother who has written novels, plays, and - and stepped defiantly upon the Armand
understood that this Italian wom- a book of travel in India, called "State Street," the production of black re
an had written but the one book. 'Toward the Cradle of the World.'" the junior women, to open on Mon-'Paris, w
and received $40,000 for it. She Another author mentioned by Mrs. day night for a week's run at the achieves
thought it would pay to take her Jordan is the well known Pirandel- I Lydia Mendelssohn theatre, is un- buckling,
son to Sardinia to find out 'hiow! lo, writer of "Six Characters in ique in having only three male e ig
she did it,' I assured her," went on Search of an Author," and other characters who have major parts and exte
Mrs. Jordan, "that it was not De- plays. He wrote a novel called in the pay. below a f
ledda's first book, and that even if "The Former Mathia Pascal," dis- The story of the play is essen- sembling
the son did meet her he would find cussed by Mrs. Jordan. "It is the tially that of one girl, and of her matching
' no royal road to the Nobel prize. story of an unfortunately married reactions to the college environ- (she mus
Deledda Wrote Folk Tales. man," she related, "who goes to ment into which her lot is cast. thinkliso
"As a matter of fact," continued Monte Carlo, gambles there, and State Street provides her with a mtis tih
Mrs. Jordan, "Deledda began writ- makes a good deal of money. He problem which she herself must
ing when she was very young. She reads in a paper that he has been solve before the play ends. The a es c
wrote folk tales of peasant life in found dead, so he decides to start question of what will be her final !
L Sardinia, where she herself was out living the free life which heind e
' ; ~~would like to live. His efforts to depcf
} born and raised. Just so long as foee hike fonie asets to JUNIOR PLAY REHEARSALS. teresttt
she wrote of the simple life of the the trasgedy o te navel. pThursday, March 13. md twe
Sardinians her stories had forcegh 3:30--4:15, chorus A, Cave. tip lengt]
and vividness. She has written one Describes Peasant Life. 3:30-4:15, chorus B, Stage. sted ti
or two more sophisticated things. "Another Italian author who do- 4:15-5:00, chorus F, Stage.with spa
"In 'Cenere' (Ashes), she gives scribes peasant life," continued Mrs. 4:15-5:00, chorus C, Cave. evenings
a marvelous picture of the life Jordan, "is Verga One of his many 500:-5:45,chorus G, Stage. Evenin
brigands and their families in the novels is 'I Malavoglia,' a charm- 5:00-5:45, choruses D and E, it
mountain fastnesses away from ingly done tale of Sicilian peasant Cave. caetl
civilization. I met Deledda at a life. You see what he sees as you 7:00-10:30, Act II cast and rmati
7:0010:0, ct I cat ad j atc t oman tic
tea in Rome," remarked Mrs. Jor- read. Francesco Perri has also choruses, Stage. moonlit
dan, "and she told me that she written about peasants. His 'Em- onote: thE
knew of many houses where they igranti' won a prize last year. choice forms the central theme of Little ft
still kepte famscertaintrtythemofo longLtteifu
still kept a certain type of long!"D'Annunzio still writes a good the story. The part of this gypsy
black coat worn by the brigands deal, but people don't read what he :irl who finds herself subjected to Crthe shot
hanging in the living room, so that writes" stated Mrs. Jordan. "Hishe influences of Ann Arbor Paris de
any members of this group who en- present work is worthy and dis- tlayed by Jeanette Dalei for eveni
tered the house would know that! cursive and can't compare with playdn b Jmente Dle t
they would receive protection from some of his earlier creations such ion which the play will hold for
the law there. as 'Le Morte,' and 'Francesca da its audience, Amy Loomis, director
Nobel Prize Winner. Rimini.' Last year in Rome we saw of the production; said: "The thing University's tradition.
Deledda's prize story is 'The a play of his, 'A Daughter of Jorio,' .e have tried to capture this year However, the similarities of these
Mother,'" said Mrs. Jordan. "It is beautifully done. The scene is laid is the attraction of the junior girls far-off fashions and the ultra-mod-
about a matriarch who ruled her in the Abruzzi of the fifteenth cen-themselves, and no matter how ern styles are reminiscent of each
family and the entire community tury. The Abruzzi is a wild regionsophisticated we try to make the other. Surely no air of demure
as well. quite out of the world, where we show, the charm of the junior quaintness is more effectively
"Alfredo Panzini is an' Italian tIraveled for Sime time last year. girls will always keep it an ama- achieved than through the capes liii
essay, play, and novel writer, of I The railroad has only recently teur production." which everybody is talking about__
note. A very cleverly done piece is come through.___
the story of a poor author's voyage "There has been much written
called 'The Lantern of Diogenes.' about these wild regions of Italy,"°
Another most amusing take-off on !added Mrs. Jordan, "and this has
the noble idea of eugenics, is I saved many of the manners and I
Look for a Wife.' Like most of his customs which would otherwise
things, it is more or less literary have been forgotten from these
and ironical. The main character rough civilizations.
is searching for a wife who will -
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University, gained courage Lo atasal % }
tend classes here, she said from that are new, different, and
her love of Greek and because of
the deficient instruction at the fitted to the head. E. L. Greenbaum
womens' colleges at the time. M ~ ne a hpu ~a te
It was at high school examina- 227 South State Phone 9625
tions in Greek that Professor
James Robinson Wood realized the
faults in the educational systemt
for women. Miss Wood and the
son of Dr. Haven, President of the
University, stood before the 'ex--
amination board of which Profes- 1 F
sor Wood was a member, and he
then regretted the fact* that his
daughter could not go on with her!--
education as the boy might. Do--
termined to learn more Greek, Miss 2 HEADQUARTERS
Wood sneaked out the 'back door
and hurried to her father's class- Our Display shOW
room the next fall. The first day;p= .
she left her hat and coat in a lit- 4 .*
tle anti-room and trembled s she auperiority
summed up courage to the of Value ..:.
same derisive jeers that Jex Blake
had received when she had tried
to enter Edinburgh. There wash i1s3ira l
only a murmur of surprise, how- of Style
ever for some of the sttidents were='.
former high school classmates ofF5
hers who sympathized with her Foresight
love for Greek. of a rea
Co-education become a much fur Specialist
discussed subject among Profes-
sors, students, and even in the
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