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TI"UASDAY1 MAY 17, 1951

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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

LJAY LIMITS FLIRTING:

'Mikado'
By DONNA HENDLEMAN
'lirting will be outlawed in Ann
for this weekend.
The ordinance will apply only
he Pattengill Auditorium stage,
vever, where the Gilbert and$
livan Society will present three
formances of "The Mikado."
* * *
'HE FIRST is scheduled for 8:30
. today, with subsequent show-
s tomorrow and Saturday.
The story of the amourous
tventures of a wandering
ince, Nanki-Poo, and how he
'oids the undesirable Katisha
one of the G&S opera team's
ost favored operettas.
dso involved in the comical plot
YumYum, a pretty school
I who has attracted the prince,
-Ko, the Lord High Executioner
Titipu and, of course, the Mi-
1-.
WO-KO HAD BEEN appointed
cutioner after he was sentenced
death for flirting in the streets1
Titipu. Drunk with his newf
nd power, he is after Nanki-Poo
h his "snicker-knee," a gigantic
fe which is his sign of office.
He is pursued by the jilted
atisha, who has set her see-
id choice sights on the man
ith bloody intentions.
:nterspersed with the comic-
gic happenings' are the usual
bert and Sullivan satire and a
lection of gay songs. A chorus
25 and a 25 piece orchestra will
der such favorites as "Flowers
at Bloom in the Spr.ing," "Three
tle Maids From School" and
it-Willow."
* * *
A SPECIAL attraction will be
' chorus line doing the Titipu
ddle, a spectacular dance which
>ortedly wowed audiences in
lsdale and Detroit last week.
Clarence Stephenson plays fhe
rdent prince, Nanki-Poo, and
[ary Jo Jones, '52SM will be
un-Yum.
Oiher members of the cast in-
ide James Fudge, as Ko-Ko,
vid Murray, '52, as Poo-Bah,
e Lord High Everything Else,
vien Milan, '51SM, as Pitti Sing,
ward of Ko-Ko and Doundal
out as Pish Tish, a noble.
OTHER PLAYERS are Frances
3rse, '51, as the unwanted Ka-
ha, Barbara L. Johnson, '53, as
ep-Bo, Pitti-Sing's sister and
Ovid Tolan, '52L, as the Emporer
nself.
Also included in the show will be
curtain raiser, "Cox and Box."
is the story of a landlord who
es to rent one room to two men
the same time. One works days
d the other, nights.
Special student tickets for to-
ght's performance are 90 cents.
ekets for tomorrow and Saturday
e $0 cents and $1.20. They are
ailable at the Administration
ilding.
ophomores
a' Take Tests
Exams wil be given to a random
oup of 500 literary college sopho-
ores from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. today
Hill Auditorium.
The purpose of the exams, ac-
rding to Dean James H. Robert-
n of the literary college, is to
tablish a norm which can be em-
oyed in counseling both those
udents already enrolled in the
iversity -and transfer students
ho will be entering the Univer-
by at the junior level.
Although national figures are
tailable, they have proved an un-
tisfactory criteria since they do 1

t consider the academia stan-
ards of the individual school.
The exam is purely voluntary
cording to Dean Robertson, but
order to get satisfactory re-
lts a large percentage of the
'oup will be needed.
Jump up and down,
All join hands,
May 23,
GARG hits the stands!

Will Open Tonight

Leslie Tells
Of Swift's
Love Life'
"Swift was a firm believer in
platonic love, which he forced on
Stella and Vanessa until they both
died from it," Sir Shane Leslie
told an appreciative audience yes-
terday afternoon at the Architec-
ture Auditorium.
Leslie, guest of the English de-
partment, lectured on "Swift,
Stella and Vanessa." He traced
the life of Jonathan', Swift, and
told of Stella and Vanessa, the two
women in Swift's life.
* Si *
ACCORDING TO Leslie, Swift
was "not the marrying kind," and
soy he prevented both Stella and
Vanessa from becoming the mar-
rying kind also. Swift wanted to
know both women "intellectually
and platonically" Leslie remarked.
Both Stella and Vanessa in-
fluenced Swift's writing accord-
ing to the lecturer. Swift sent
the manuscript of "Gulliver's
Travels" to Stella for approval
before it was published. The
character of the nurse in this
book is said to have been pat-
terned after Stella.
Leslie told of his own search for
Swift's manuscript of "Temple
Memories." He finally found the
manuscript in an old English
housekeeper's room. This is a
good place to look for anything
Leslie said, as they usually have
"an accumulation of old rubbish."
THE MANUSCRIPT was first
given to the British Museum, but
it "naturally came over to Amer-
ica," Leslie said, although it is
now back in England.
Leslie surprised the audience
by appearing in a dignified Eng-
lish morning coat instead of the
expected Irish saffron kilt. Even
without his customary colorful
attire, however, the noted Irish-
man succeeded in charming his
audience as he told the adven-
tures of Swift and of himself.
"I don't know which he hated
most, the English or the Irish,"
said Leslie of Swift.
Asked his impression of the
University, Leslie replied, "I am
absolutely amazed and delighted
at this magnificent University. It
has an academic charm that I
wish we had in Ireland."
ROTC Offers
New Vet Plan
Veterans with one year of active
service will be eligible to enter
with junior status, in new courses
to be offered by the Air Force
ROTC next fall, according to Lt.
Col. William Todd, head of the
Air Force ROTC unit here.
The new courses being inaugu-
rated are administration and logis-
tics, general technical and flight
operations. Applications for the
new curriculum may be filed now
or during the summer at North
Hall.

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ESCORT IN GERMANY-"Anina,"whohasbeen
training animals since she was sixteen, walks on a Munich street
with her pet cheetahs, "All" and "Rigo" on leashes.

VIEWING THEIR PRODUCTION--Motion
picture director Roberto Rossellini and wife, actress Ingrid Berg-
man, sit in audience at Rome premiere of their film "Stromboli."

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NOT SO NOBLE HAPPENINGS-Katisha, jilted by Nanki-Poo,
the wandering prince in "The Mikado" lays down the law to
Ko-Ko, the Lord High Executioner of Titipu. "The Mikado" will
be presented at" 8:30 p.m. today, tomorrow and Saturday at
Pattengill Auditorium by the Gilbert and Sullivan Society.
DRAWING TODAY:
Entrants for Soap Box
Derby To Pick Sponsors

Wolverun Soap Box Derby en-
trants will meet at 7:30 p.m. to-1
day in Rm. 3-S, Union to draw for
women sponsors for their "cars."
All organizations who have en-
tered cars in the derby or who
intend to are asked to send a rep-
resentative, according to Larry
Bloch, '53, Union staffman.
* * *
BLOCH SAID that wheels for
the racers will be available, for a
Brief Courses
TolBe Taken,
ByU'A lumni
Returning alumni will attend
"classes" at the University's 13th
pre-commencement alumni pro-
gram June 11 to 15.
A series of eight short lecture
courses has been arranged for the
75 alumni slated to participate in
the program sponsored by the
University extension service.
* * *
INCLUDED IN the series will be
courses on "lackgrounds of Mod-
ern Russia," "Some Controversial
Issues in Education," "Contem-
porary American Novelists" and
"Recent Developments in Psycho-
logy."
Others are "Outstanding Re-
cent Philosophies," "Natural
Resources in Daily Life," "the
Opera in Perspective" and "Mo-
bilization of Community and
Citizen Resources for Public
Health."
Extension officials said that the
courses were not designed to pro-
vide sufficient information for in-
telligent thinking on the issues of
the day, "but they can furnish
basic information."
Faculty members participating
in the session will include
Dean Ralph A. Sawyer, of the
graduate school, Dean George G.
.Brown, of the engineering college
and Prof. William Haber of the
economics department.

small fee, at the meeting, for those
that need them.
,With 16 entries from fraterni-
ties and residence hall groups
already in, Bloch announced
that Friday would be the dead-
line for entries.
Included in the 16, are two rac-
ers each from Theta Chi and Delta
Sigma Pi fraternities.
FOR CHEERING on their fa-
vorite, the women's group drawn
by the organization with the win-
ning car, will be awarded a trophy.
In addition trophies and mer-
chandise, donated by local mer-
chants will be awarded to the
winning racers and to the best
looking cars.
.Judging the race and the cars
will be Prof. Walter E. Lay, of
the engineering college and
Leonard Wilcox, '52, SL presi-
dent.
Bloch also announced that Sat-
urday evening's all campus arb
party will begin at 7:30 p.m. with
the showing of the movie, "Top-
per's Return."
He emphasized that admissior
to the "party", which will be held
in the Hawthorne Valley sectior
of the arb, will be absolutely free
'Ensian' To Hold
TryoutMeeting
Tryouts interested in advertising
and promotional work for next
year's Michiganensian should at-
tend a meeting at 4 p.m. today at
the 'Ensian office in the Student
Publications Building, Dave Palm-
er, '52, chairman of the sales pro-
motion committee has announced.
"We especially need idea men
and a photographer to work on
publicity stunts," he added. Also
needed is a feature writer and
contact men.

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D E S E R T P A L 5- Gilbert Tinsley, of Astoria, Ore., makes
frienids with a baby camel near the Turaif pump station of the
Trans-Arabian Pipeline on the sandy Wlains of Saudi Arabia.

READY FOR THE D E S S E R T-This seven-months
old Danish youngster wipes his lips with an appreciative tongue
during a feeding. His eyes are riveted on the next course.

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GIVING THE RIDER HIS HEAD-When
young 0. Odgers tried to put his mount over a hurdle in Sydney
Australia, Royal Easter Show, horse balked and Odgers went on.

PREPARING FOR CUSTOMERS- George;
Fletcher of Chicago scrubs the family pet, a young African lioness,l
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