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November 21, 1931 - Image 5

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Mardi Gras is to be the theme
carried out by the coming Sopho-
more Cabaret. Members of the
decorative committee will convert
the League ballroom into a street
scene which will surround the dance
floor. Banners will hang from the
ceiling, booths for the various
games aid appropriate settings will
be seen. Smnall tables will be placed
around the dance floor.-
Other details will be decided by '
the committee consisting of Ada
Blackman, chairman, Jane Cissel,
Josephine Talbot, Margaret Norton,I
Ann M cintyre, and Margaret Allen'
onMonday, Nov. 23.
All Sophomore women who are
trying out for the Chessmen's
chorus must be at a rehearsal
of the entire group to be held'
at 11 o'clock Saturday morningj
in Barbour gymnasium. No ex.
cases will be accepted, and any-
one who is absent will be auto-
matically eliminated.
t _ Makes - - e and Portable
Sold ented ch ei Repaired
IOrge choiRe sto 1.Lsy, .
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Women Should Not Take Selves3
Too Seriously Says Famous
By G. H..G4
Ann Campieil, speaker and poet
known on two continents, leaned
across the littered table after the,
Press Convention banquet, a n d
"You know," she began, "my ca-
reer began after I gave it up. It
was only by the merest accident
that I began publishing my poems
ten years ago. I had three sraall
children and money was not too
plentiful. Thus, I wrote little ver-
ses during- my spare moments,
when I had any 'moments to spare.
The beauty of my work is, that h
can recapture my mood even after,
I have been interrupted."
"Don't think," she added, "that I,
take myself tootseriously. I don't.
I try always to remember that
Havelock Ellis once said, 'Man is
the genius.' I agree that there are
few great women poets. On the'
rthEor hand how can we tell whet'h-
er or not they are great? Only time
can tell that. I know that there is
always one sure test of greatness.
That is sincerity. Even little poems
can last if they are sincere but no
one can hope to succeed if he writes
with his tongue in his cheek.
"But to get back to business.
There is one thing that I want'toI
stress more than anything else.

Don't give up marriage for a ca- Members of the central commit-
reer. If you can't combine them, M
then don't have a career. After all, tee of the 1932 Junior Girls' Play
life is more important than poetry. will meet at 4 o'clock Monday in
I recall a line that I wrote recent- the undergraduate office of the
in one of my little poems. It went League building. A group picture
something like this, "Poems should will be taken after a short meeting.
be Lived,-not read," and those sixk
words express more than anything Central c9mmittee members are
else my philosophy of life. Jean Botsford, general Chairman;
"Do you know that I would rather Margaret O'Brien, assistant chair-
se my young son play on a Michi- man; Barbara Braun, chairman of,
gan football team than write the finance; Catherine Heeson, chair-
gratest book of poetry in the man of program; Katherine Barn-
world. It nay seem paradoxical, ard, chairman of properties; Jane
but you must rem6mber that all Fecheimer, chairman of publicity;
my uoems are incidental pictures Elsie Feldman, Daily assistant; Vir-
of my family and my homelife. My ginia Taylor, chairman of "make-
bome, my family and my work are up; Aileen Clark, chairman of ush-
'he ? aaest things in my life, but ers; Vinselle Bartlett, chairman of
my amily and jny home will al- music; Evelyn Neilson, chairman of
ways come first. costumes; and Margaret Scher-
mack, and Margaret Smith, chair-
men of dancing.
--- Cabaret Calls- -
1-' rWomen Hostesses -
Any sophomore women who
w sh to act as hostesses at t e
Cabaret please call one of the
fselewing women immediately:
Joan Barnette, 22510; May See-
firied. 22591; Mary Brimijoin,
23281; Catherine Griffith, 23281.
Eligibility of women who call
will be checked by the waitress

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