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annual new 3 in Lazier, be f o r to MYRA. · · (Continued from page 1) times wonder if American youth realize how free they are in comparison with others." . . , . ., ! in Myra is somewhat amused at misconceptions some A : have about Siam. "I heard that some Coe thought Siam was a polar and expected me to look like Americans Eskimo," she laughed. "And others think Siam is primitive, but actually we have nomes, nignways, radio, railroads and we are even looking forward to television. "The Siamese people are quite progressive. They are interested in the theater, dancing and although they like jazz better the classics. 'Another silly idea people have cats--why alert of Ko- on is about cats--why I have seen more 'Siamese' cats since I here than I ever did back Siam is predominately agricultural agricultural with rice the main product. rainy season, sometimes as long as six months, provides an excellent excellent climate for it. Although is usually termed a hot country, the dry season is much like summers. Myra has already run into difficulty most coeds have. As explains it, "Everytime I go downtown, I get broke. "But I like Cedar Rapids. It a nice clean town and has wonderful people." Myra plans on studying at for four years, then going to Oberlin college in Ohio for graduate work. She eventually would like to return to Siam as a music instructor and choir director. She estimates that about 500 Siamese students are now in the United States. She has a brother, an engineer, who is enrolled at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Technology. oni Tb e v^tor W TMi v TM 0 « re-1 nlamt" ^ f»r chS J * ?· C f m ~* fourth SK onlv «,rt h ! -^ ets ^ f lost {£*?,,££ ^we^da'seT^ the times she gives up, takes off beanie and crosses the grass way. "You know," she mused "I think those freshman rules just a little bit silly " are

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  2. 11 Oct 1951, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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