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SECON D CHILDHOOD
A rollicking farce, "Second Childhood? was presented by Miss Schlosser in
December. The play with its absent-minded professor, its elixir of life, its
several lost and misplaced babies furnished some of our stars with their best op-
portunity to play pure comedy.
Jack Davison as Professor Relyea surpassed all his records for effective play-
ing, and gave a marvelous exhibition of a frantic, befuddled man who unwittingly
turns his best friend and his daughter'to babies by administering his elixir of life.
Gordon Page as the important General and Gordon Grimm as the slightly be-
wildered assistant were very good leads. Margaret Fox and Bernice Sutherland
as the suspicious, doubting women of Relyeak family, Joyce Wiberg as the
vociferous neighbor, and Foster Mitchell as the dignified judge furnished strong
support to the cast. The play was presented in River Falls for the benefit of the
annual Poultry Show of the Department of Agriculture.
It was so enthusiastically received here, that the Davison-Norseng company
took the cast to Cumberland on November 23.
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IS IT POSSIBLE
HE Class Play, ttIs It Possible," by James Montgomery, was presented in
the College Auditorium, Monday evening, June 4, 1928. It was a three-act
comedy directed by Miss Schlosser, and enthusiastically received by students,
faculty, and patrons.
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confreres, the hero, Robert Bennett, who undertook to tell nothing but the truth
for twenty-four hours. Walter Pearson played the part of the hero very well.
Jack Davison, Donald Olson, and Robert Smith as the implicated business men
furnished strong support.
Theodore Goble, as the impetuous, not-too-orthodox bishop, gave much of the
comic relief. His individualistic method of gaining contributions for his church
by the display of vocal strength was a clever touch that added interest. Through-
out the action Vivian Vassau, Lillian Clark, and Helen Hughes played their parts
well. Evelyn Sansburn, as the ttpoor, sweet girl" Who couldngt play, and Agnes
McClurg, and Agnes Neppl, as sophisticated sirens out gold-digging, led to a string
of difficulties through prevarication. All-in-all, the play was well conceived and
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HE Meletean Vaudeville is an aII-college entertainment presenteo annually by
the staff to help defray the expenses of publishing the yearbook. This year
a very high class show was presented in the college auditorium, Wednesday evening,
February twentieth, under the student management of Lyle Lamphere and LeRoy
Luberg w1th Miss Latta as adVISor.
Originality, novelty, and variety were the keynotes 0f the entertainment which
consisted of ten acts, each introduced by Lyle Lamphere who acted as master of
ceremonies. The program was opened by two musical numbers played from the
stage by the local dance orchestra, King Midas Band, composed of Hoyt Johnson,
Charles Conselman, Al Hawkinson, Arnold Kuss, Harold Segerstrom, George
Thomas and Archie Thompson. The curtains parted fo-r the second act to show
the two bold pirates, Wroe Wolfe and Gordon Page, in a series of sea ballads and
A chorus of dancing girls gave two highly enjoyed acts, iiThe Varsity Drag"
and ttRoses of Yesterday." The chorus consisted of Florence Bolier, Marianne
Cudd, Vivian Elliott, Maurita Grorud, Joyce Hawkins, Ida Johnson, Stella Knut-
son, Clarice Olson, Jane Simonson, Elna Stone; Viola Swenson, Ariel Towers,
Victoria Niemcek, Muriel Peterson, and Winifred Waters, assisted by Bernice
Sutherland and directed by Miss Curran, Claudia Vassau, and Vivian Chinnock.
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