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May 13, 1947 - Image 6

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U' Federalists
To Hear Talk
By Helen Ball
Helen Ball, a student member
of the nation:l exc utive council
of the United World Vederalists,
will speak before tw group's cam-
pus chapter at L7:30 p.m. today
in the Union.
Miss Ball wa I le national
chairman of the Sudent Federal-
ists before its rwrgrr with five
other world gov rnmnent groups
this year to form the present or-
She will de;rrie the confer-
ence at which the merger was
effected, some of the functions
and methods of the present group
and the activities being carried on
by college chapters throughout
the nation.
A short business meeting, start-
ing at 7 p.m., will be held before
Miss Ball's talk. The speech will
be open to the public.
Hil U WllEect
New members of the B'nai
B'riti Hillel Foundation Student
Council will be elected today and
Polling places will be open from
1 to 5 p.m. in Lane Hall and from
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.
in the Foundation.
Hillel membership cards must
be shown at the polls

Tenor Ponders Native Land
And Heavy Concert Schedule,

Spring Concert)
To Be Given
By Glee C(:1111







By NATALIE BAGROW tan opera season next fall, after The University Women's Glee
Vaily Special Writer I which another concert tour has Club. under the direction of Mar-
Ferrucio Tagliavini leaned back been scheduled for the tired tenor. guerite V. Hood, will present its
in the chair in front of his dress- It was at this point that a gleam annual Spring Concert at 8:30
ing-table backstage at Hill Audi- brightened Tagliavini's eyes. "In P.m. tomorrow at Lydia Mendels-
torium and sighed, "I am tired, March, 1948, I will go to Italy for sohn Theatre.
repose, he said, adding, "no con-
tired, so tired." certs, no tours, just take it easy." Margaret Lint. zarpiL will be
Tofeatured in the program, which
This comment was reiterated Proud of the few American slang will includ songs ranging from
scvetal times as the May Festival phrases he has picked up; Taglia- l6th century madrigals to present
artist wearily outlined the full vini beamed broadly as he at- day popular songs
and heavy program which re- tempted to describe his newly ac-
mains to be carried out before he quired love for the United States. The concert will also highlight
can return to his native Italy "to He enthusiastically declared his selections by soloists Charlotte
tale it easy." intention to become a citizen of Boehm, Ruth Spore, Lennis Brit-
Speaking in the carefully dis- this country, while expressing his ten, Suzanne Smith. Jean Thal-
tinct but halting manner char- determination to learn English "as ner, Marilynn Watt, Bonnie Elms
acteristic of those who are still soon as I have time," a commodity and Ruthann Perry FitzGerald.
experimenting with a new lan- which seems to be strictly on the A quartet composed of Lennis


guage (he arrived in this country
just five months ago), Tagliavini
described his near-future plans.
He was to have starred in the
Philadelphia La Scala Opera Com-
pany production of "La Boheme"
in Philadelphia today with an-
other performance of the same
opera scheduled for Newark, N. J.,
Saturday of this week. The Tele-
phone Hour will feature him on
a nation-wide hook-up in selec-
tions from "La Traviata" next
Monday, May 19, after which his
concert tour will take him to
Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro
He will be joined ty his wife,
Pia Tassinari, an opera star in
her own right, in the Metropoli-

scarce side in a life such as his.
As he talked, Tagliavini reveal-
ed the one outside interest he is
able to maintain in his very spare
spare-time. Glancing now and
then at the dressing-table mirror
before which he was seated, he
sketched a self-portrait with a,
pencil borrowed from a back-
stage usher. "It is my past-time,
my divertissement," he explained.
A slightly more than moderate
smoker who never carries his own
cigarettes and has no preferences
as to brand, Tagliavini was seen
to "bum" cigarettes from at least
four persons during intervals be-
fore, between and after his num-1
bers as Nedda.

Britton, Jean Thalner, Suzanne
Smith and Charlotte Boehn will
present Peter DeRose's "Deep Pur-
A group of art songs by Brahms
and Griffes and songs by Rom-
berg, Debussy, Respighi, Bryan,
McKay, Hoist and Schumann will
be included in the program, which
will close with three Michigan
songs to be presented by the entire
Glee club. Lennis Britton will di-
The concert will be open to the
Save Those War Bonds!


Joan Davis found the water a
bit cold but the sun warm
April 20, as she ventures onto
the Lake Michigan beach at
Manistee, Mich. Miss Davis
was one of the first sunbathers
to take advantage of the white
sand and warm sun in North-
ern Michigan this season.

P E T A N D Q U A D R U P L E T S - Six-year-old Vern Reames of Chattaroy, Wash.,
is proud of his pet milk goat, Daisy, who presented him with quadruplet kids. Ven's parents_ saidhit
was the second time Daisv had brought forth four of a kind.


I U D C E--U. S. District Judge
Henry Schweinhaut (above) pre-
sided over the trial of Andrew
J. May and three others charged
with conspiracy to defraud the
United States.

M O T H E R L Y M A T I L D A - These puppies, taken' from their mother by an abdominal
operation, are shepherded by Matilda the cat, owned by Mrs. Norman W. Durost of Portland, Me.,



F U T U R E K I N G -.This picture of Princess Sibylla and
her baby, Prince Carl Gustaf, only son of the late Prince Gustaf
Adolf of Sweden, who lost his life in an airplane accident, was
made on the tot's first birthday anniversary. A great-grandson of
Sweden's 89-year-old monarch, King Gustav V, Carl Gustaf is in
direct line to the throne."

MO N T Y V I8S IT S S0 N.-Field Marshal Viscount Ber-
nard L. Montgomery, (left) chief of the British Imperial general
staff, visits his son, Trooper David Montgomery, at Chatterick
Camp, where David is taking training.


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