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ROBERT BROWNING Uohn Hutchinsonl speaks to his invalid lady-love, Elizabeth Barrett iLouise
Myersl after she has written to him concerning her deep admiration of his poetry. Elizabeth's sisters
Arabel lstanding, Anne Collinsl, and Henrietta iMary Jo Normanl sympathize with her after she
decided to marry Robert Browning against her father's wishes.
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Students of Cathedral, Regina Coeli, Rosary,
St. Augustine, and Our Lady of Peace partici-
pated in the "Barretts of Wimpole Street," pro-
duced and directed by the Reverend John R.
Aherne, OSA. The play, written by Rudolf Be-
seir, took place in St. Augustine's gymnasium
March 5-6, originally intended to mark Catholic
Heading the cast of the love story of Vic-
torian poets, Elizabeth Barrett and Robert
Browning, was Louise Myers lAcademyl who
portrayed Elizabeth Barrett. Others in the play
included John Hutchinson lSaintsl, Robert
Browning, Mary Jo Norman lAcademyl, Hen-
rietta Barrett, Anne Collins iRegina Coelil,
Arabel Barrett, Richard Corbin lSaintsl, Doctor
Chambers, Beverly Johnson lRosaryl, Wilson,
the maid, and Julia Hiorth iCathedrall, Bella,
Through correspondence, Miss Barrett fell in
love with the poet, Robert Browning. Elizabeth's
possessive father, jealous of her growing love,
selfishly placed seemingly insurmountable ob-
stacles in the lovers' path. He forbade his
daughter to marry Robert, but she chose to dis-
regard his wishes and become Mrs, Robert
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FATHER JAMES T.
BOOTH, JCD, who
gives instructions on
marriage for the sen-
iors, answers ques-
tions for Mary Ellen
Voigt, Catherine lr-
vine, Patricia Mul-
cahy, and Reita
Morey before class
on Wednesday morn-
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First on the agenda for the ASB during the
third quarter was the semi-formal "Springtime
in Paris" sponsored by the iunior class on Fri-
day, February l8, to honor Miss OLP, Jean
On Monday, February 28, the girls heard
Miss Louise Hickey, solo-dramatist, present the
play, "Life With Father."
Performing with students from other Catholic
high schools, seniors Louise Myers and Mary Jo
Norman represented the Academy on March 5-6
in Father John R. Aherne's production, "Bar-
Moreno lleftl, Mar-
gery Stover, Bertha
Herrero, and Sue
Adkins are pictured
discussing "The Cho-
sen," while rehears-
ing for the Book
Tournament held in
the fourth quarter.
Under the capable
leadership of Bertha
this group took first
place in the com-
retts of Wimpole Street."
Eleven girls from the Academy attended the
second annual Teen-Age Traffic Safety Con-
ference, Friday, March 25, in Balboa Park.
Winning many prizes in the Science Fair,
Cathedral auditorium, for Catholic schools on
Sunday, March 27, were iunior and senior stu-
dents from the Academy.
From March 28 to April l the annual celebra-
tion of Vocation Week took place, featuring
speakers and a dramatic presentation.
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demy students officially commemorated Vocation Week
arch 28-April I, although earlier during the semester
also heard speakers on the various walks of life.
C- ther Rice, superintendent of San Diego Catholic Schools,
tfgldilsg student body Wednesday, March I6, of the need for
more religious vocations and showed the film, "God's Career
Picturing college life at Mount Saint Mary's College for the
entire student body, Mary Barton spoke on Monday, January
On Tuesday, March 8, graduates from the. Academy: Vir-
ginia Rodee, Carol Farrell, and Beverly O'Connor answered
questions about the San Diego College for Women.
Explaining "The Career Woman," the girls heard attorney-
at-Iaw, Miss Josephine Irving, on Monday, March 28. Visited
on Tuesday by Dr. Anita Figueredo, M.D., students enioyed
her resume of the duties of a wife and mother. On Wednesday
Sister Rose Bernard, director of vocations for the Sisters of St.
Joseph of Carondelet, showed slides depicting the activities of
religious, afterwards answering many questions.
Closing the week's celebration, freshmen and sophomore
drama students presented the vocation play, "What Shall I
MRS. MARGUERITE MATHER pauses with her friend, Miss Josephine Irving,
after Miss lrving's address to Academy girls on "The Career Woman."
DR. ANITA FIGUERADO, M.D., answers the question of Margaret Hunt, fol-
lowing her explanation of "Family Relations," during Vocation Week,
FOLLOWING HER DESCRIPTION of college life and activities at Mount St.
Mary's, Mary Barton discusses school publications with VILLA editor, Sara
Weinstock lleftl and ASB president, Gail Graham.
SISTER ROSE BERNARD spoke at the Academy on Wednesday, illustrating her
vocation talk with slides on various phases of religious life.
SISTER AILEEN FRANCIS seems as interested as seniors Floradel Green Ileftl,
Mary Jo Norman, Margaret Farrell, and Patricia Mulcahy, in asking visitors
Beverly O'Connor, Virginia Rodee, and Carol Farrell questions about the San
Diego College for Women.
FRESHMEN AND SOPHOMORE drama students are shown lon opposite
pagel in the final scene of their play, "What Shall I Be?" climaxing Voca-
tion Week observance.
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