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March 10, 1932 - Image 5

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-Photo by IX'y Studio
Front row: Katherine Barnard, Elsie Feldman, Margaret O'Brien, Jean Botsford, Margaret Ferrin, Mar-
garet Smith, Margaret Schermack.
Back row: Barbara Braun, Jane Fecheimer, Catherine Heesen, Vinselle Bartlett, Virginia Taylor, Aileen
Clark, Evelyn Neilson.

Clumsy Figures and Amateurish the director and to hear them say-
Attempts Mark Efforts ing "that it's all wrong; do it over."
One chorus can do the first s.tep of
to Improve, a number to the nth degree of per-
fection but when it comes to the
E. F., '33. second step, everything goes wrong.
Very few ask but a lot wonder Oh, of cours, everybody wants to
what in the world they do at all know what all the co-eds wear at
these rehearsals that are always these rehearsals. What the well
scheduled for the Junior Girls' dressed woman will wear certainly
Play. does not apply here. Purple bath-
At first according to all concenr- ing suits, red checked rompers with
ed, it was a conglomeartion of pink bows, velvet shorts, and any-
clumsy figures and amateurish at- thing else that looks pretty bad all
tempts marked by anxious efforts deck the figures of these terpsi-
to improve. There weire just a few chorian artists and chorines.
who optimistically said "we'll get But what a transformation ap-
on to it." It may be fun, they all pears, so they say. But we have to
say, but it sure is discouraging at wait and see for ourselves.
first. And everyone has to expect
to be laughed at sometime. For WOMEN IN OPlRA
instance take the case of the tall, W M N
languishing brunette who had to TAKE NEW ROLES
act clumsy (believe it or not, one of
the choruses require it),' and when One of the most fascinating
she went to give a demonstration things about the theatre is that one
of an awkward kick, she not so maycagpesnliada-
gracefully took a flop.
Hurts are received in other ways, pearance as easily as one may
I too, not always physically. It takes change a coat,-a little makeup, a
a martyr, a super-human individ- different role, a new costume and
ual, who ban beautifully train a the trick is done.
chorus and smile sweetly and say In DeKoven's,.."Robin Hood" we
"why you're doing wonderful!". find three women who have been
Pride has to be forgotten entirely introduced to us before in campus
and all the "bawling outs" and rep- productions and yet w e shall
rimands must be taken as just a scarcely recognize them when we
matter of course. first see them in the parts' they
What a trial it is after weeks of play in the operetta. They are Dor-
rehearsals to finally give the num- athea Torbeson, '32SM., Helen Van-
ber before the entire company and Loon, '32SM., and Frances Johnson,
We remember Miss Torbeson and
NOTICE. Miss VanLoon from "Came The
Rehearsals f o r "No Man's Dawn," last year's Junior Girl's
Land" for today ark as follows: Play. Miss Torbeson giave an excel-
Choruses 1, 2, and 8, and the lent portrayal of a fussy college-
speaking girls will meet at 3:30 town society matron who gave teas
o'clock. At 4:45 o'clock all prin- for students. It is a quite different
ciples and choruses in Act I, personality which she will show us
Scene 2 will practice with Reul Frida'y and Saturday nights when
Kenyon. At 7:15 o'clock there, she sings Maid Marion.
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es. .

Chi Omega troit to Judson -Phelps, '33, of De- and Mrs. Rawleigh Saunders, Pro-
Chi Omega wishes to announce troit was announced. fessor and Mrs. Richard Hollis per,j
the pledging of Ida Ruth Peterson, Jordan Hall. Miss Nora Hunt, Mr. and Mrs. John
'33, Muskegon, Mich. During this The women in cofridor 3 will take Trytten, Professor and Mrs. Ra
week, the sorority has been enter- charge of the tea to be held in Jor- Cuela, Professor and Mrs. Herbert
tamning at a series of rushing di-.n .
ners. Monday night ten guests were dan Hall this afternoon. Mrs. Ger- Kenyon, Dr. and Mrs. Nathan Sinai,
honored, Wednesday night, five ritt Diekema and Miss Kathleen Professor and Mrs. Diamond, and
rusheas attended, and eight more Hamm, diretors of Betsy Barbour, Professor and Mrs. Lewis Keeler.
will be entertained this evening, will pour. Several members of the Sigma Kappa
Delta Delta Delta. faculty were entertained at supper Sigma Kappa announces the
Delta Delta Delta held its formal I in Jordan Hall Sunday night. The pledging of Miss Jo Elizabeth Kit-
initiation last Saturday. At the for- following Senior women acted as chin, '35, of Bryan, O..
mal banquet, Elizabeth Loudon, '32, hostedses: Miriam Cartwright, Betty A rushing dinner honoring four
acted as toastmistress. The speakers Utter, Marian King, Frances Loucks, guests was given by Sigma Kappa
were Mrs. Clifford Woody, Mrs. Mal- Katharine Lovchuck, Jean Mc- Wednesday evening. Sweet peas
colm H. Soule, and Mrs. Stephen S. Naughton, Lillian Masin, Helen and black tapers decorated the ta-;
Attwood. Preceding the banquet, Neel, Eleanor Philipps, Elizabeth bles.
sixteen women became members of Rowley, Dorothy Ryan, E s t h e r Four guesis were 4entertained at
the chapter. They were Myra Ad-; Thompson, Clare Unger, Frances dinner Thursday evening at the
kinson,' '35, Orlando, Florida; Isa- Walker, Marjorie White, Sally Wil- Sigma Kappa house which was dec-
bel Barrus, '35, Carleton; Margaret bur, Margaret Willman, and Jose- orated with red roses and black
Jean Brown, '33, Port Huron; Helen phine Work- tapers.

will be a complete rehearsal of
Act II, Scene 2. Choruses 1, and.
6 will also rehearse at "4:30



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