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FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 1952


rFHE UNIVERSITY is to be congratulated
on its handling of the visit of Queen
Juliana yesterday morning. With a proper
amount of pomp, decorum, and attendance
to protocol, the queen of the Netherlands
was efficiently introduced, honored, and dis-
patched once more on her way around the
country. Close planning was especially evi-
dent in the precision waih which events
took place, right on schedule, and with a
minimum of wasted time.
In amongst the deserved praise, how-
ever, I can't help but feel a small note of
disappointment. Though the intent of
the visit was to introduce the queen to the
University, and, reciprocally, to present
her with an honorary degree, the intro-
duction was rather strictly limited to fa-
culty and administration. Students were
given the opportunity to view royalty
climbing into cars, climbing out of cars,
and walking (hurriedly).
This may seem like a petty gripe. On this
particular occasion, with the short space of1
time allowed for the visit, and the need for
economy of movement, it might conceivably
have been justified. On the other hand,
however, it would have been an easy matter
to have the convocation in Hill Auditorium,
for instance, instead of Rackham, which
allowed only a very few students to attend.
There was a large crowd milling around out-
side that never had a chance to get in. The
fact that students were more or less ex-
cluded was pointed up when speakers failed
even to address "the students" in the begin-
ning of their talks, when everybody else,
from the regents to the faculty, were men-
There has been a good bit of talk lately
about how to make good alumni for the
University. A special meeting was held a
few weeks ago, at which members of the
various honorary societies were asked to
become interested in the problem and to
Join with the University in solving it. One
of the points which has always seemed of
utmost importance to me is that there
should be as close an alliance as possible
of the students and all the other elements
under the name of University. In other
words, (and everybody has heard them
often enough) the University of Michi-
gan is not the Administration, nor the fa-
culty, nor the students-but all of them,
existing as a group.
If this maxim (and it may as well be called
that) had been followed, even in spirit, when
arrangements, were made for Juliana's visit,
a distinct step would have been taken to-
ward making stude1ts feel that they are a
part of the University. At any rate, it cer-
tainly would have given the queen a much
better idea of what a big Midwestern uni-
versity is really like. It is details of this sort
which will eventually integrate the Michi-
gan campus into a unit with inherent loyal-
ties, worthwhile loyalties which will carry
on, as the Alumni Association wishes, long
after students are out of school.
Editorials printed in The Michigan Daily
are written by members of The Daily staff
and represent the views of the writer only.
This must be noted in all reprints.
EISENHOWER by John Gunther (Har-
pers & Brothers).
'TH E MAN and the symbol" are the words
in small print at the bottom of the

front jacket and seem to well state the
theme of John Gunther's latest book "Eisen-
hower." Reading time two and a half hours,
the book presents a portrait and analysis of
the man most in the public eye today.
"The man" is presented by Gunther
with the spirit of "here is an honest pa-
triot." Eisenhower is described as usually
wearing a plain uniform (seldom with
decorations), having a confident but hum-
ble manner, and radiating friendliness.
The author makes a short biting contrast
of Douglas MacArthur's many uniform
Eisenhower's accomplishments are extoll-
ed at some lengths. Showing awe at the
general's feat of writing Crusade in Europe
in seven weeks, Gunther says-"it is a con-
siderable feat for even a professional auth-
or." Ike's success as Supreme Commander
of SHAPE in France shows that the general
was doing something concrete about pre-
paration against the Communist threat in
Europe, while Washington politicians were
just talking.
Gunther holds the general's strongest skill
to be his handling of people. Without Eisen-
hower to consolidate and conciliate the mili-
tary genius of the Allied Powers in World
War II it seems quite possible, to the auth-
or, that the war could have taken a differ-
ent turn than it did in 1944. A list is made
of events that show the general's genius for
inspiring confidence and producing great
amounts of work from people.
"The symbol" of Eisenhower is alluded to
by Gunther as what he means to the Ameri-

Inconsistent Lecture

"What's Going On Down There Among The Mortals?"

SENATOR TAFT'S speech in Hill Auditor-
ium Wednesday was certainly an "edu-
cational" one. The audience was educated
to the fact that Taft is a little man with
little ideas. But there can also be no doubt
that it was a political rally.
This has serious implications regarding
the Lecture Committee and the Regents
ruling regulating speakers. The rule says
that the "regulations are designed to serve
the educational interests of the academic
community rather than the political in-
terests of any party or candidate."
The committee then, feeling free to inter-
pret as loosely as possible, allowed Taft to
politic, saying that a speech by a presiden-
tial candidate is certainly of educational
Few will deny that this is so-that politics
is a part of education. Nor can anyone who
was at the speech deny that the Lecture
Committee acted in the interests of the stu-
dents, since Hill Auditorium was jammed
packed with more people than normally
turn out for any University function..
However the committee chose to violate

the Regents' rule since the speech certainly
served the interests of a political candidate.
That the committee was forced into this em-
barassing position clearly shows how un-
necessary and ambiguous the regulation is.
To avoid such situations in the future and
to open the way for continued political
speeches the only feasable solution would be
at least to get rid of the ruling pertaining to
political candidates.
But as long as it remains, the commit-
tee acts unlawfully and unethically in
ignoring the provisions of the rule. There
is something curious in a university set
up when students are expected to con-
form to the letter of the law, and yet ad-
ministrators and faculty members are left
free to circumvent the rules.
If the Lecture Committee actually be-
lieves that political speeches are education-
al, and they apparently do, they should work
with the students to dump the rule and thus
avoid having to in fact disobey the laws of
the University.
-Alice Bogdonoff

The Daily welcomes communications from its readers on matters of
general interest, and will publish all letters which are signed by the writer
and in good taste. Letters exceeding 300 words in length, defamatory or
libelous letters, and letters which for any reason are not in good taste will
be condensed, edited or withheld from publication at the discretion of the

Report from Vienna --III


EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the last in a series of
articles written in vienna by former Daily music
critic Harvey Gross.
VIENNA IS A CITY without politics, pas-
sion, or real intellectual life; the cul-
tural revival, so much in evidence in Italy
and Germany, has not taken hold in this
great capital of Mitteleuropa. There are
economic reasons for Vienna's continued
lag, and not all culture is dead: music, es-
pecially opera, flourishes here. But Viennese
apathy is not only a matter of economics;
it is also a matter of taste and tempera-
ment. People do not dress poorly, they dress
badly; Austrian dullness is immediately ap-
parent when you return from a trip to
There is little political interest because
partisan politics, either pro-United States
or pro-Soviet, seem equally futile to the
Viennese. In either case they stand to
lose. This political indifference is most
noticeable in the so-called "peace" demon-
strations. At certain intervals the Rus-
sians force workers and other citizens to
march around the Ring; however, the po-
litical "enthusiasm" displayed is less than
lukewarm. The Viennese sense of propri-
ety is deep-grained and excessive; no Vi-
ennese really likes to expose himself to the
public eye. People stare at you if you so
much as whistle in the streets. So the
Russian-staged peace rallies are flops: a
disorganized crowd marches around the
Ring laughing sheepishly and waving at
their friends; they listen patiently to Ilya
Ehrenberg or the Dean of Canterbury, and
then go quietly home. Communism is de-
finitely not a success in Vienna
I should like to talk a bit about the uni-.
versity here. As Americans we came to Eur-
ope with the best of intentions and the
kindliest feelings. Like most people of our
education and interests, we had always
thought of Europe as the great storehouse
of culture and the great stronghold of spir-
ituaLvalues. Materialism was only an Ameri-
can phenomenon. Of course we knew in our
minds that the war had brought about great
and devastating changes, that life in Europe
was lived on the existence level. But cer-
tain myths still persisted: that university
education was better, that the students were
serious, interested, and dedicated in a way
that American students never are.
It was with a certain disappointment
that we learned the truth-at least that
part of the truth represented by the uni-
versity here. Many of us had attended
first-rate graduate schools in the United
States: Yale, Princeton, Michigan, Calif-
ornia, and others. Nothing resembling the
educational outlook, the intellectual vigor,
or the climate of ideas was present here.
I do not speak of libraries and facilities
for research because these are directly re-
lated to state economy, and .Austria is a
poor country. Yet the least one can ex-
pect of a university is that it offers an
opportunity for the interchange of ideas,
and that it provides a stimulating atmos-
phere .in which critical intelligence and
free enquiry can flourish. The autocratic
system of European university education
sets up an inflexible social barrier be-
tween the professor and the student; they
belong to different strata of society. As

students we have been made to feel this
distinction in every possible way.
The notion of democratic education has
scarcely penetrated this part of Europe. Ac-
tive student participation in the processes of
education is unknown; the lecture system,
that Iron Maiden devised for the inflicting
of ideas, is as firmly entrenched as it was a
hundred years ago. There is, however, one
important and active group which is at-
tempting to break the reactionary grip of
the university. The Austrian College and The
Research Institute for European Contem-
porary Studies (Forschungsinstitut fur Eur-
opaische Gegenwartskunde) sponsors semi-
nars, lectures, and discussion groups de-
voted to the most recent trends in litera-
ture, the arts, politics, and social research.
The founders of this organization were
members of the very small Austrian resist-
ance movement, and their humanistic out-
look is a clean current in a stagnant swamp
of nostalgic ancestor worship (the good old
days of Franz Josef), neo-fascism, and de-
funct social-democracy.
* a a
AN AUSTRIAN FRIEND told us that Franz
Kafka only knew the half of it; his
vision of bureaucracy and the police state
depicted in The Castle and The Trial is not
nearly as terrifying as the actuality. Austria
is the bureaucratic state par excellence, and
everywhere one turns there are forms to be
filled out, police stations to visit, and red
tape to untangle. Americans, I believe, are
fundamentally hostile to cops, and nothing
irritates one so must as having to report to
a police station.
I got into a furous argument with a
police afficial because I refused, on princ-
ciple, to tell what my religion was. It
seemed to me that that was none of their
business; the cop insisted it was. What
filled me with fury was the thought that
the police should have in their hands such
dangerous knowledge, and the thought that
it must have been supremely simple for
the Nazis to conduct their pogroms anl
liquidate the Jews in Vienna, All that was
necessary was to march into a police
station, and there, neatly filed, was com-
plete information on all the Jews in that
particular district: where they lived, what
they did, and so on.
Part of our disenchantment with Austrian
life can be directly related to several im-
portant psychological differences, and to
American innocence which makes relations
with many Europeans so disillusioning. Most
Americans are friendly, at least on the level
of casual relations, and are naive enough to
expect friendly treatment. Of course there
is no reason for Europeans to love Ameri-
cans at this time and in an occupied coun-
try; speaking more generally, there is in
many parts of Europe a violent xenophobia
which is directed not only at Americans, but
toward anyone who doesn't speak the native
language. This is especially true in Fran
and Switzerland. We have become accus-.
tomed to the dirty look which begins at
your shoes and ends in a fixed, ugly, and
curious stare. Your shoes immediately give
you away as an American. We ourselves have
learned to stare at people's shoes; it is a di-
verting game to play on long trolley rides.
--Harvey Gross

(Continued from Page 2)
ing does not include the above named
Selfridge Air Force Base, Michigan,
will be here on April 24. to see individ-
uals interested in Overseas Employ-
ment. The positions open include en-
gineers, librarians, and service club
workers (women).
A Continental Illinois National Bank
representative will be here on Thurs.,
April 24, and would like to talk to men
graduating in June who are interested
in this firm and would like to live in
The Chemical Bank and Trust Com-
pany, New York, will be here Fri.,
April 25, to talk to men interested in
banking as a career. Men graduating
in June may make appointment.
Swift and Company, Chicago, has
openings for accountants. June men
graduating in June who are majoring
in accounting may make application.
The Automobile Insurance Co., Hart-
ford, Conn., has openings in their field
organization, with training in Hart-
ford and later placement in the Mid-
The Springfield Armory, Ordnance
Corps, Springfield, Mass., is in need of
metallurgists with an interest in the
small arms field.
Harry Ferguson, Inc., Detroit, has
openings for mechanical or industrial
engineers. They are interested in people
who are interested in farm machinery
and will come to the campus to inter-
view if there is sufficient interest.
The Anchor Hocking Glass Corp.,
Detroit, has openings for men inter-
ested in sales positions. Their sales are
to food, beverage, beer, wine, and phar-
maceutical accounts.
The Illinois Civil Service, Springfield,
Ill., announces examination for the fol-
lowing positions: Bacteriologist II and
III; Biochemist I and II; Dietitian L
II and III; Food Chemist II; Immun-
ologist I; Mechanical Engineer I, II and
III; Public Health Nurse I, II and III.
Headquarters Fifth Army, Chicago,
has sent in an announcement of open-
ings for women interested in commis-
sions in the Women's Army Corps. Ap-
plications must be in by May 1.
The City of Los Angeles, California,
has an opening for a civil engineer. It
is announced that seniors in their
final semester are eligible to take the
examination for the opening.
The Veterans Administration, Wash-
ington, D.C., announces openings for
biochemists, bacteriologists and sero-
The Philca Corp., Philadelphia, has
available positions for engineers in
their Research and Development, Qual-
ity Control and Production Depart-
For further information, appoint-
ments, and applications, contact the
Bureau of Appointments, 3528 Admin-
istration Building.
University Lecture, auspices of the
College of Architecture and Design.
"The Modern Sculptor and His Mater-
ial"e(illustrated). David Smith, of Bol-
ton Landing, New York, sculptor. Fri.,
April 18, 4:15 p.m., Architecture Audi-
Mathematics Lecture: Prof. M. H.
Stone, University of Chicago, will con-
clude his lecture series on Fri., April
18, 4 p.m., 3011 A. H.
jAcademic Notices
Seminar on Transonic Flow. Fri.,
April 18, 4 p.m., 1508 E. Engineering
Bldg. Drs. J. R. Sellars and J. E. Broad-
well will discuss the work of J. Cole
on the drag of a wedge at high sub-
sonic speeds.
Psychology Colloquium. Fri., April 18,
4:15 p.m., Kellogg Auditorium. Dr. P. S.
Shurrager, of the Illinois Institute of
Technology will speak on "Spinal Con-
Doctoral Examination for Fred S.
Cook, Education; thesis: "A Study to
Determine the Predictive Value of the
Detroit Clerical Aptitudes Examina-
tion," Fri., April 18, 3011 University
High School, 3:00 p.m. Chairman, J. M.
Doctoral Examination for James Ed-
ward Larson, Political Science thesis:
"Fiscal Capacity and State Aid in Mich-
igan Counties," Sat., April 19, West
Council Room, Rackham Bldg., 9:30
a.m. Chairman, J. W. Lederle.
The University Extension Service an-
nounces the following new class:
Trees and Shrubs. In this new field
course, the instructor, Walter R. Tu-
lecke, will give special attention to the
identification of 125 to 150 kinds of
trees and shrubs which may be found

flat (Hammerkiavier) by Beethoven;
Busoni's Bereceuse and Perpetuum mo-
bile; Weber's Invitation to the Dance;
Chopin's Barcarolle, Op..60 and Bolero,
Op. 19.
Tickets are on sale at the offices of
the University Musical Society in Bur-
ton Memorial Tower.
Student Recital: Julia Hennig, pian-
ist, will be heard at 8:30 Saturday even-
ing, April 19, in Architecture Auditor-
ium. Miss Hennig is a pupil of Marian
Owen. The program, played in partial
fulfillment of the requirements for the
degree of Bachelor of Music, will in-
cude compositions by Beethoven,
Bach, Schubert and Messiaen, and will
be open to the public.
Student Recital: Guinevere Dorn,
student of piano with Helen Titus, will
play a recital in partial fulfillment of
the requirements for the degree of
Bachelor of Music, at 8:30 Sunday even-
Ing, April 20, in the Architecture Audi-
torium. It will include works by Bach,
Beethoven, Chopin, Ravel, and Proko-
fieff, and will be open to the public.
Student Recital: Joan Patrick, Pian-
ist, will present a program at 4:15 Sun-
day afternoon, April 20, in Architec-
ture Auditorium, in partial fulfillment
of the requirements for the degree of
Bachelor of Music. A pupil of Helen
Titus, Miss Patrick will play works by
Bach, Beethoven, Ravel and Brahms.
Her program will be open to the public.
Student Recital: Theodore Johnson,
violinist, will present a program at 8:30
Monday evening, April 21, in the Rack-
ham Assembly Hall, in partial fulfill-
ment of the requirements for the Mas-
ter of Music degree. A pupil of Emil
Raab, Mr. Johnson will play works by
Beethoven, Bach, and Bela Bartok. The
general public is invited.
A special exhibition, "Sculpture" by
David Smith, distinguished contempo-
rary sculptor and University lecturer,
will be shown on the first floor, exhibi-
tion corridor, Architecture Building,
April 14-13.
The Cercle Francais will exhibit post-
ers of France in the International Cent-
er on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of
this week.
Events Today
Prospective Social Work students are
invited to hear Joseph P. Anderson,
Executive Secretary, American Associa-
tion of Social Workers, New York, dur-
ing a work shop session on Fri., April
18, 1:45 to 3:30 p. m., at the Rackham
Building. The program is sponsored by
the Alumni Organization and faculty of
the School of Social Work, and the
Michigan State Council of the American
Association of Social Workers. Under-
graduate students will have a chance to
hear about opportunities for them in a
social work career.
Wesleyan Guild: Square Dance in the
lounge at 8 p. m. Everyone is invited.
SRA Coffee Hour, Lane Hall, 4:30-6
p. m. All students welcome.
Hillel. Friday evening services, 1429
Hill Street. The service will be con-
ducted by the student council
Acolytes Meeting, 8 p. m., East Con-
ference Room, Rackham Bldg. Prof.
Max Fisch, University of Illinois, will
speak on "The Fundamentals of Social
Philosophy." Refreshments.
Young Democrats will hold the an-
nual Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner in
the Union, 6:15 p. m. Prof. Preston
Slosson, of the History Department and
former candidate for Congress, will
speak on "The Democratic Party, and
The Campaign of 1952."
Displaced Students Committee. Meet-
ing, 3:30 p. m., Lane Hall.
Coming Events
American Society for Public Adminis-
-tration Social Seminar. Charles Stauf-
facher, Executive Assistant Director of
the Bureau of the Budget and Assistant
to the Director of Defense Mobilization
will discuss his work in Washington on
Mon., April 21, at 7:30 p. m., in the West
Lecture Room, Rackham Bldg. Members,
wives, and friends are invited.
Lecture-Discussion Session of Music
Education 241, 506 Burton Tower, 7:15,
Monday evening, April 21, with Dr. Eb-
erhard Preussner, Salzburg, Austria,
speaking on "Music Education in Aus-
tria," and Professor John Bishop, Uni-
versity of Adelaide, Australia, discus-
sing "Music Education in Australia."
Open to anyone interested.
School of Music Student Council:

YD Stand ..
To The Editor:
THE FOLLOWING is a copy of
a resolution adopted by the
Young Democrats:
As all of us well know, ourdpres-
ent able President and leader of
the Democratic party has with-
drawn from the forthcoming cam-
paign for the Democratic Presi-
dential Nomination. All of us com-
mend his administration and wise
policies of the last seven years.
His announced withdrawal gives
us time to consider a worthy suc-
cessor both as to the presidency as
well as to the leadership of the
party. Believing that this task,
that of finding a successor to Pres-
ident Truman, is the main work
of the party in the coming three
months, the University of Michi-
gan Young Democratic Club here-
by exhorts its members to form
committees ...
To further the candidacies of
those men its members feel can
best fill the staggering job of the
presidency of the United States;
To carry on the great principles
of our President and of our party.
Only in this way can our Presi-
dent enjoy his well earned retire-
ment, knowing that the party and
the country are in good hands.
We regret President Truman's
decision not to run again, we hope
he will reconsider his decision, but
we feel that his decision must be
respected. We sympathize with his
desire to enjoy a well deserved
rest from the tremendous burdens
he has faithfully borne as both
President of our country and as
leader of the whole free world.
Scarcely any other President has
been faced with so many prob-
lems and has met them so honestly
and humanly. We take this op-
portunity to tender our appre-
ciation of his efforts. We reaffirm
our support for his policies and
believe that they can only be car-
ried out by the Democratic Party
and a liberal Democratic Presi-
-John W. Campbell
Young Democratic Club
fggfgg* * *
Vote Yes ...
To the Editor:
THE recent overwhelming "Yes"
vote on the campus referen-
dum concerning the Lecture Com-
mittee is a heartening event to
students concerned with politics.
It is a clear challenge to charges
of student apathy, "silent genera-
tions," and the like. Moreover, it
demonstrates the value-and the
possibility-of unified political ac-
tion on campus issues. The sup-
port of all major political organi-
zations, the coordinated activity
of both Democrats and Republi-
cans, for instance, were factors
which greatly increased the large
'yes' vote.
The Student Legislature has
been given a clear mandate from
the student body. The excellent
work done thus far points the way
to further, direct action on remov-
ing the Regents' bylaw empower-
ing the Lecture Committee.
-Devra Landau
* * *
Pen Request..
To the Editor:
I AM very much interested in
corresponding with students
of the University of Michigan. As
I have the name of no one, I have
availed myself of the opportunity
of writing you, and I do request
you to please give the appropriate
publicity to my letter, in your stu-
dent daily.
I am nineteen years old, and a
sophomore. I am willing to ex-
change with University of Michi-
gan students, Americans and for-
eigners alike, student publications,

literary and scientific journals,
and books of general interest.
I hope that you will take up,
through your paper, this oppor-
tunity with the student body.
Their letters will be most welcome.
For correspondence purposes, my
mail address is: c/o The Principal,
Central School, Caoayan, Ilocos
Sur, Philippines.
With my best wishes, believe me,
-Benedict Buenavista
* K *
Taft's Policies .. ,
To the Editor:
WHILE I would be among the
first to defend a newspaper's
right to editorialize, it would seem
that the proper thing for a col-
lege newspaper to do is to present
both sides of political issues and
other issues which go beyond the
scope of the campus. This The
Daily has consistently neglected
to do in its one sided move "down
the line" for Eisenhower.
Passing lightly over the remarks
of Mr. Cal Samra in Thursday's

to point up the fact that commu-
nism might exist within the state
department was a worthwhile
"alert" signal); or that Taft re-
fuses the forwarding of economic
aid (on the contrary-he favors it
except for the spreading of our
armed forces throughout the
Mr. Samra also accused the Sen-
ator of side-tracking "pressing do-
mestic issues." The fact that he
did not mention these issues in
Ann Arbor shows not that he op-
poses socfal legislation or fails
to realize its importance, but only
that he had merely 45 minutes in
which to express his views here in
Ann Arbor. He has not avoided
them in longer speeches elsewhere.
After all, what has Eisenhower
said about them? What do we
know of his attitudes?
It is not my intention to support
all of Taft's policies or ideas but
rather to seek for them a fair
and accurate hearing and presen-
tation. Best wishes for a fairer
and more enlightened future edi-
torial policy.
-Sanford Schwartz
** a
Co-ed Admissions...
To the Editor:
ler's article on admission of
women to U. of M., I wish to
point out the fact that attributing
such a change in University poli-
cy to the actions and desires of
one or two people is an inducive
The matter had been unler
lively discussion in many quarters
over a period of years. For 21
years, if the Regent's resolution
(1849) concerning the importance
of female education and the ex-
pediency of establishing a Pre-
paratory Department of the Uni-
versity in Ann Arbor is considered
as the beginning of the movement
for co-education. Or for 12 years,
if the Regents' discussion, March
25, 1858, of a communication re-
questing the admission of 12 young
ladies is considered as the begin-
In 1858 several Regents and
even Governor Bingham favored
the admission of ladies. But ac-
tion by the Regents was post-
poned at that time. President Tap-
pan never favored having "the
sexes together." In 1868 Presi-
dent Haven, in his annual report
to the Board of Regents, expressed
his favor of a change in policy to
admit females. In 1869 the Legis-
lature approved a resolution re-
questing the Board of Regents to
admit women "as soon as practi-
cable." In 1870 the Regents, with
one dissenting voice, passed the
resolution to admit women.
After the Regents had approved
this, some attributed the change
in policy to a change in member-
ship of the Board of Regents, be.
cause the two new members, Es-
tabrook and McGowan, voted Aye
on the resolution.
Nevertheless, the admission of
Miss Stockwell was the culmina-
tion of long, careful study of prob-
lems connected with a major
change in University policy.
Incidentally, The Peninsular
Courier and Family Visitant, an
Ann Arbor newspaper, on Febru-
ary 18, 1870, reported that Miss
Stockwell "is reciting in mathe-
matics with the freshman class
and in the classics with the soph-
omore class")
Mabel A. Cosby





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PRINCESS IDA, produced by the Gil-
bert and Sullivan Society at Lydia Men-
delssohn Theater.
FIVE YEARS ago in Pattengil Auditorium,
the local Gilbert and Sullivan Chapter
put on their first show, "The Mikado."
Since then, they have turned out two pro-
ductions a year and have yet to offer a
second-rate job. The current show is no

The story, as usual, is not important. The
satiric qualities are perhaps a little skimpier
than usual, but the cast does not miss an
opportunity. Frank Porretta, who starred in
"Ruddigore", is fine in the hero's role, ex-
celling both musically and dramatically.
Dolores Lowry, as the princess, delivers her
solos very well, and Vivien Milan, another
veteran, performs her chores expertly as
ever. Jerald Bilik handles the "character"

Sixty-Second Year
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