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Appointments for First J. G. P. Tryouts to Conclude

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TO BE CONDU4C TED
'FROMTJAN.7 TO
Juniors Must Have Eligibility
Before Particiating
n Play.
WOMEN MUST PAY DUES
Singing, Dancing, or Recitation
Skits May Last No Longer
Than Three Minutes.
Appointments for first tryouts
for the 1932 Junior Girls' Play may
be made for the last time today.
There will be someone at the candy
booth in University Hall from 9 to
12 o'clock and from 1 to 4 o'clock.
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
will be given over to the tryouts.
They will be held from 3:130 to 5
o'clock Thursday and Friday, and
from 9:30 to 12 o'clock Saturday
morning. 4lthough the dates for
the second tryouts have not been
announced they will probably be
about a week after first tryouts.
Must Pay Dues.
If any junior woman has not
paid her dollar dues and is
planning to participate she
may pay her fee at the door of
the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
at the time of her tryout. A
health certifivate must be re-
ceived from Dr. Margaret Bell,
professor of physical education
and physician to the health
service. This should be attend-
ed to immediately.
Eligibility is necessary to parti-
cipate in the play, that is an aver-
age of C for last semester and no
E in any subject. It is advised to
check eligibility immediately at the
dean of women's. office. All sec-
ond, semester juniors who were not
in the play last year and all second
semester 'sophomores who are not
planning to participate next year
may tryout. All juniors rho are on
the campus for the first time will
have to receive permission from the
dean of women's omfce.
To Last 3 Minutes.
Each tryout is to last no longer
than three minutes and may be
either singing, dancing, or a reci-
tation. Women should ,bring either
their " own accompanist, victrola
records, or sheet music. Members
of the central committee and the
director Miss Harriet Brazier will
judge the performances. No cos-
tumes are required for the tryout.
There are several character parts
in the play which do not require
the usual singing and dancing abil-
ity and thus the tryouts need not
be especially talented in this way.
There will of course be a number of
choruses in the ply which will
need those who sing and dance.
"The Junior Girls' Play is a cam-
pus tradition," stated Jean Bots-
ford, general chairman of the play.
"It is up to every woman in the
class to cooperate and participate
in some way.
Miss Botsford heads the central

NOTED ACTRESS
TO APPEAR HERE

Miss

Sylvia Nellis to Play Role
of Polly Peach un.

For twohundred and three years
Polly Peachum has been a popular
character to theatre goers in Eng-
land and America and Friday and
Saturday Ann Arbor is to have the
great privilege of seeing her as por-
trayed by Miss Sylvia Nellis who
created and sings that role in the
Sir Nigel Playfair production cf
"The Beggar's Opera."
Miss Nellis, who has enjoyed a
successful career as English prima
donna of Convent Garden and ra-
dio star presents Polly as a pink
and white ingenue in the grand old
sentimental manner and in the
present tour * of the United States
has won great favor and popular-
ity through her characterization.
Polly is an impulsive creature
w!o falls desperately in love with
a Captain Macheath, highwayman
and gang leader, and much to the
distress of her parents she marries
him: Mr. Peachum, in order to col-
lect the price set on his unwanted
Son-in-law's head, and so that his,
daughter may enjoy the luxury of
widowhood, has him arrested. In-
stead of ending difficulties this act
only brings about new complica-
tions for its is discovered that the
culprit has -another wife. After
many exciting incidents the hus-
band decides to share himself be-
tween the two wives thus making
tie play unique in that it is prob-
ably the only triangle which al-
Jpws all three members happiness.)

Junior Girls' Play
Becomes Tradition
for Campus Women
By Elsie G. Feldman
There is perhaps no other event
on the Michigan campus which -is
as traditional as the Junior Girls'
Play. It is without doubt the climax
of all activity of women from the'
time they enter the university.
Plans for the play begin almost
a year before its presentation with
the election of the general chair-
man and the central committee.
Active work begins in the fall with
the selectioti of the manuscript and
the committee members and finally
the tryouts which are to take place
this week. It is a project of the
junior class in which all junior wo-
men are expected to participate.
In 1908 a small group of junior
women Started the long line of
Junior Girls' Play , by presenting
"Don Quixote, or the Co-ed Knight,"
in Sarah Caswell Angell Hall. Since
that time the play has grown both
in the size of the production and
as a financial project.
Today the money made by the
play goes to the Undergraduate
Campaign Fund of the Women's
League to help pay for the building.
Two years ago "State Street" was
the first of the Junior Girls' Play
to be presented in the Lydia Men-
delssohn Theatre, which previous
plays had helped make possible.
DEBATE PRACTICE
STARTS ON INDIA

FACULTY ME MBER
WILL GIVEIA
Miss Louise Nelson to Present
Piano Program Sunday,
Afternoon.
Miss Louise Nelson, a member of,
the faculty pf the School of Music,
will give a piano recital at 4:151
o'clock Sunday afternoon Jan. 10,
in the Lydia Mendelssohn theatre.'
After graduation from the School
of Music, where she was a pupil of
Prof. Albert Lockwood, Miss Nel-
son was an instructor in the piano
department. Later, she spent a
year in Europe for special study. A
year ago she returned to resume
her duties at the School. Miss Nel-
son has won listinction through
her public perfirmances.
The general public with the ex-
ception of small children is invited
to the recital but is respectfully re-
quested to be seated on time as the
doors will be closed during num-
bers.
Following is the progran to be
presented: Fantasie and Fugue in
G minor, Bach-Liszt; Sonate-Fan-
tasie Op.- 19, No. 2, Andante and
Presto, Scriabine; Fairy Tale, Medt-
ner; The Marionette Show, Goos-
dens; Notturno, Respighi; Danse
Rituelle du Feu, de Falla; Im-
promptu Op. 36, Chopin; Etude Op.
25, No. 3, Chopin; Etude Op. 25, No.
7, Chopin; Scherzo, Op. 39, Chopin.

MICHIGAN BOTANIST IS RECOGNIZED
AS WORLD EXPERT ON WILD ROSES
In addition to her extensive re-
Dr. Eileen Erlanson Is Leader search on this side of the water,
in Undertaking Study of Dr. Erlanson has carried on re-
North American Roses. search in Europe as well. In 1925

INDI IDUAL
HOLD FIRST

By D. B. R.''34

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she was th eEmma Cole Fellow and
went to Europe for six months

Outdoor Cooking C

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study.

"Dr. Erlanson?" I asked a young
woman sitting in an office in the.
Natural Science Building. She nod-
ded assent.
"I understand that you are the
best authority in the world on the
wild roses in North America," I
continued.
"How did you start in this work?"
I queried.
"Dr. C. C. Dean, state forester of
Illinois suggested that no one knew
anything definite about wild roses
in North America. I thought I had
fifty years or so in which to do
something and that this would be
an interesting project, so I started.
That was in 1923," stated Dr. Er-
lanson. "I wrote to rose growers
and collectors everywhere, and took
long collecting tours., I've had
many interesting experiences on
these tours, as any one would, driv-
ing from Cape Cod to Los Angeles,
through Old Mexico, and as far
north as New Pert, Oregon.",
"Now my work consists of cross-
ing hybrid seedlings to determine
the exact results," continued Dr.
Erlanson. "Before this work was
started the classification of wild
roses was a case of guesswork. I
am going to publish a paper on the
present state of rsose classification
in the 1932 American Rose Annual."

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Intramural
News
The Intramural basketball round
robin entered the second week of
play. After one more week straight
elimination games will commence
Jan. 19.
Three games were played Tues-
day. Gamma Phi -Beta defeated Chi
Omega 30.to 15. Dorthea Lane, '32,
and Miriam Woodbridge, '35, made
most of the goals for Gamma Phi
Beta. For Chi Omega Jean Perridge,'
'33, and Ruth Kurtz, '34, scored
high.
In the second game Pi Beta Phi
defeated Alpha Delta Pi 15 to 2.
Doris Gimmey, '35, was high point
scorer for Pi Phi. Margaret Martin-.
dale, '34, forward,t and Suzanne
McKinney, '32, guard, played well.
Helen Olson, '33, was high scorer
for Alpha Delta Pi. Barbara Fisher,
.'33, played a nice game.
Zeta Tau Alpha defeated Alpha
Gamma Delta 20 to 8. Lelia Hend-
ricks,33, was high point scorer for
the winning team. The fourth game,
was a default, Alpha Phi defaulting
to Mosher Hall.
Monday Betsy Barbour lost to
Martha Cook.

Saturday
Palmer

Afternoo
Field Hou

Beginning the individu
parties, the cooking clut
Marjorie Elsworth, '33, wi
at 2 o'clock Saturday, Jan.
Palmer Field house. All wo
invited to attend whether
they are members of the V
Athletic Association.
A feature of the party is
the cooking wil be done ont
which according to Miss E
is about the best way of do
door cooking, as little woc
quired and it does not take
heat the food. Bacon ,and p
will be served and all wo:
to bring fifteen cents to c
expenses.
Miss Mary Stewart, insti
physical education and ad
W.A.A., will lead the part
with Miss Elsworth. All
members are invited to ati
A schedule of the outdc
gram for this month has 1
nounced by Glendora Gos
outdoor manager. The skal
under Martha Boehmer,
meet Jan. 16, and the R;
club, under Elizabeth Shull
meet Jan. 23. The three c
met Jan. 30, for the bigl
the month, the nature of w
not yet been determined,
woman attends four parties
receive 20 W.A.A. points a.
the receipt of one dollar wi]
an active member.

Jane Addams Receives
Award of Achievement
Jane Addams, "the first citizen of
America" was the unanimous can-
didate for the signal honor be-
stowed in October y the Pictorial
Review magazine for a lifetime
-of achievement.
Jeanette Eaton writes in a recent
issue of this magazine the vivid
story of the winner of the $5,000
achievement award, whose life of
service is a monument to the cause
of human happiness.
She founded Hull House forty-
two years ago with the ideal "That]
:we might live with opposition to no
man, with recognition of the good
in every man, even the most
wretched."

MidWestern Debate Coaches at
Convention Change Topic.
Practice debates for the women's
debate teams on the question of
independence for India will begin
today when an affirmative team
from Ann Arbor goes to Adrian.
Those women who will debate are:
Dorothy Davis, '33, Maxine Gil-
more, '33, and Alice Schleh, '32.
At a meeting of the various de-
bate coaches among the midwest-
ern states held during the national
speech convention at Detroit last
week, it was stated that a reword-
ing of the varsity question was
necessary due to the many inter-L
pretations being given Mahatma
Gandhi's terms of independence.
As the question now reads it is: Re-
solved: That Great Britain. should

CHAMPION AMERICAN WOMEN READY
TO COMPETE IN OLYMPIC OF 1932

American women for the first
time will next summer compete for
Olympic honors upon native soil.
For the past several years, a new
and well-balanced team has been
recruited from the ranks. This
team will be exceptional for several
reasons, those of youth, talent, andl
the remarkable records which have
already been made by several of the
participants.
Betty Robinson, twenty year old
sprint star, who was discovered
four years ago in the last Olympics
will be a leading contender for hon-
ors in the track and field meets.
Miss Robinson was seriously injured
more than a year ago in an air-
plane smash-up, and for a time it
was believed that she would be un-

able to compete in the coming
games. However, encouragement
comes with the announcement that
she is gradually rounding into form
and that her fractured arm will be
in shape. Bert Reil, former basket-
ball star at Northwestern Univer-
sity where Miss Robinson is a stu-
dent, has perfected a device where-
by the track star will regaing per-
fect use of the injured member.
Stella Walsh, the track flash, who
vied with Miss Robinson in the last
Olympics will again try to break
Miss Robinson's sprint record. An-
other potential Olympic champion
is Babe Didrikson, the Texas school
girl who came north last summer
to break three records in three
days.

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