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ry oF Sororities
-By Margaret O'Brien]

Ctllegiate Sorosis was founded inf
May, 1886, by a group of undergrad-
uate women, who previously had
been affihated with a greek letter
sorority, and wished to depart from
the conventional type of college
ociety. The late Mrs. Henry WadeI
Rogers, wife of the dean of Michi-
gan Law school at that time, was
the leader in founding this organ-
ThIe success of New York Sorosis,
the first women's club in the world'.
which ,numbered among its mem-'
bers Alice and Phoebe Cary, Ceorg
Eliot, and many other distinguisned
7.c rIen, with its high aims and

Laura Whitley Moore, Minnie Clarke
Dennis, Katherine M. West, Nellie
Haire Levenson, and Elizabeth
Goodson Lewis. The badge adopted
by the society is a large S with a
small C superimposed on it. The
colors are yellow and white, and the
flower is the yellow rose.
The Founders' idea was to have
this society stand for high scholar-
ship and to have its members indi-
vidually and collectively emphasize
relations with the whole body of
iwomen at the University. It was
wholly in keeping- with the spirit
of Sorosis that when the Women's
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, -I
Illindis Is First With 13 12 Points
in Telegraphic Swimming I
Michigan placed fourth in theI
intercollegiate telegraphic swim-
ming meet held with 28 other col-
leges, Friday, April 1.
The University of Illinois placed
first with 13%, points. The College
of the City of Detroit placed second
with 11 points. Crane Junior Col-
lege und the University of Wiscon-
sin tied for third place with eight
points each. Michigan had three
points and the University of North-
wesP~tern lacedfifth with 1/ point.

sice, nave quafled o the Intra- eem ts. and its reputtion as temembers of Sorosis were fore- Jean Berridge, 33, took second
mural swimming meet to be held standing for broad culture, intel- most in the movement. lac. in the 40-yard backstroke for
Tuesday night, April 5, at the Union lectual attainments, and high social monat the oriegt. The other women enter-
oo.fellowship led this group to organ- Soon after the organization <,
pieonsheirplan andr to ekraclose Sorosis, four wives of the faculty ! fa Michigan were Jean Bots-
The women who will swim the relationship with the New York s ere affiliated with it as associate ford, '33, Virginia Cluff, '35, Carol
relaionhip iththe ew orkDeBoos, '34, Corinne Fries, '34, Flor-
crawl are Jean Botsford, '33, Ruth 6orosis. A charter was granted, and members. These were Mrs. JamesonnF , ,
Kurtz y S. ~8Angel, wfe f the rsdent of ene Ey, 34, Dorothy Hall, 35,
Kurtz, '34, Dorothy Hall, '35, Jean the group took the name of Col- . AngelS. wie of e president o a ng, '34, Ruth Kurtz, '34,
Berridge, '33, Helne Mason, '34, Le- legiate Sorosis. the University at that time, Mrs. Josphine McCauseyh '34,Kather-
S Co '32, Virginia Ciuff ' No er group of women can re-e S. Mori rs Victo ecMirray, '32, and Elizabeth
noe ao,' 'ceivre a similar charter xwithout the Vuhn n r.P .d oTlnottura, 32'ad3liabt
Eleanore Locke, '33, Norma Caro, consent of the Michigan, chapter. Very soon afterward, this plan was Talcott, 35.
'35, Katherine McMurray, '32, Bet- and in spite of several requests idopted by several sister sororitie
ty Lyons, '34, Jane Hopkins, '35, from groups in other colleges, no in the University. This society wa# U D VRSPORTS
Betty Talcott, '35, Doris Litzenburg- other charters have been granted, also the first to build and own it TO BEGIN MONDAY
er, 32, Alice Harris, '35, and J. Rob- as it was the desire of the founders own home.
inson, '32. and those who followed to keep this Prominent Michigan graduates ,
The following will swim the back: society a local one, peculiar to the who are alumnae of Collegiate Classes Will Include Swimming,
Jean Botsford, '33, Carol DeBoos, University of Michigan. Sorosis are Alice Chipman Dewey, Rhythm, Golf and Archery.
'34, Dorothy Hall, 35, Jean Berridge, The charter members of this or- wife of Dr. John Dewey, educator -
'33, Corinne Fries, '34, Carolyn ganization are Bessie West Patten- and wirter; Dr. Lillian Johnson. ,Beginning Monday, April 4, the
Trueblood, '35, Miriam Root, '33, gill, Merib Rowley Patterson, Alice formerly president of Western Col- outdoor physical education season
Helen McDonald, '32, Norma Caro, Chipman Dewey, Florence Whit- lege for Women in Oxford, Ohio, will commence. All classes, except
'35, Helen Flynn, '35, Martha Boeh- comb Welch, Eliza P. Underwood, now doing educational work among swimming and rhythms, will meet
mer, 32, Jane Hopkins, 35, Betty --------------- the Tennessee mountaineers; Mrs. at the Women's Athletic building.
Talcott, 35, Mary Sterling, 35, Bea- W eE n vJamesR . Angell, late wife of the Lockers are to be transferred
trice Devine, '35, and Miriam Hall, W e-EarningWives president of Yale; Alice C. Lloyd. from Barbour gymnasium to the
34- .dean of women at the University of athletic building. The costume and
Women who will swim the breast Do Unskilled Labor Michigan; and Hilda Hempl Heller. equipmcnt for each activity are as
stroke are Alice Vanden Boogert, . n1 a well known bacteriologist, who follows: for tennis, a light, short-
'32, Ruth Kurtz, '34, Fredericka Says ISS DUCK1fV was sent by the Field Museum of sleeved or sleeveless dress, tennis
Waldron, '35, Florence Eby, '34, Cor- Chicago on expeditions into the in- racquet and two tennis balls; for
inne Fries, nnab rges "The majority of the 2,000,000 terior of Africa. I oolf, sport clothes, flat heeled golf
'32, Virginia Cluff, 35, Beatrice De-" Others are Dr. Katherine Chain- oxford's and clubs; for archery
vine '35, Ruth Root '35 Betty wage-earning wives in the country 1 hers awe kn. hyis now yordss and low hed shes,
Gardiner, '32, Ernestine Uebrich, '33,. are doing unskilled work. Marriedl berlain, a well known physicist, now sport dress and law heeled shoes,
Grdner, -' '32,dE e U ihy associate professor of physics at the three arrows (these may be pur-
Ruth Mcnyger, '32, and Dorothy women do not work long days in University of Detroit, who won tin hased from the matron at the desk
Litzeflowig h'3h2.s textile mills or go out to scrub of- 1925 the Ellen Richards grant for in the Women's Athletic building);
The foloing will swim. the side
stroke: Alice Vanden Boogert, '32, flee floors at night in order to as- J the best thesis by a woman on a for outdoor sprts, low heeled shoes
Mary Gaylord, '35, Fredericka Wal- sert their rights to the new freedom scientific subject, other tl'eses being
dron, '35, Emily Bates, '32, Helen or to be selfishly independent," de- subitt ricdrom En nted States DRESSMAKING--
Mason, '34, Lenore Caro, '32, Eliza- clares Helen Buckler in the MarchHoeo nkindcnshSforema
beth Tredinnick, '33, Norma Hicks, number of Scribner's magazine. Hope Conklin McIntosh formany' REMJODELING
'33, Elizabeth Bosworth, '34, Kath- That married women should leave earsschadol thCambridge-Has- Your wardrobe made smart and
ime McMurray, 32, Ernestbineytheir jobs and go back home so that wearable. Prices moderate.
Uebrich, '33, Mary Marshall, '33, there would then be enough jobs to andR ope Fisher, head of the Ban-
Olive Dawes, '34, Jean Rice, '35 go around has been suggested as a croft school for girls i Worcester, SHIRLEY'S
Betty Lovejoy, '35, and Margaret cure for the depression. There has Mass., and Dr. Florence Brown, THE HAT BOX
Farnham, '35. even been an attempt to legislate pediatrician at the Michigan State 715 North University
To Hold Relay. along this line in New York and Department of Health
Nebraska.__- - - _ --- ---
The other two events will be the __--_==--3
relay and diving. Women will not Desire for more luxuries than I
enter these until the night of the they can afford if living entirely on
final meet. These will be four div- their husband's salaries is the rea-
ing events, the running front or son given by dissatisfied politicians
swan, a back dive, the jack knife, for woman's leaving her home to
and one optional dive. In the re- enter the business world.
lay four women must swim from "The very occupations in which
one organization. Each member of the great maority of married wom-
the relay will swim only one length en woerkers engage in this country
of the pool (75 feet). are of the sort that only necessity
The organization having the most would force." says Miss Buckler.
number of points will win the "The truth is that instead of serv-
swimming cup which is given every ing for pin money, the wife's wages
year. Chi Omega now has the cup 1are more often the 'coupling pin
In order to keep the cup perma- that holds the family together and
nently it must be won three times makes both ends meet'. A study
in succession.pmade by the Women's Bureau
In all the events fiwst place ail: showed that 95 per cent or tn'
count five points, second place will wives employed contribute all their
count three points, and third place earnings to the family support.'
will count one point.

Martha Cook. '32; and Saturday night part
One of the oldest traditions of tle Kathryn Hughes, grad., and Doris
Martha Cook building is being ob- Merritt, '33.
served this week-end with more Betsy Barbour.
! than eighty alumnae returning for Honoring the Juniors who had
the annual homecoming. part in the activities of this year's
Ever since the building has been Junior4 Girls' Play, "No Man's
in existence alumnae week-end has Land," which completed a week's
been observed during the presenta- run last night, the seniors of Bet-
tion of the Junior Girls' Play. A sy Earbour will entertain at a pa-
'program is planned by the residents jama breakfast this morning.
for those women who return. Helen Newberry.
The guests of honor for this par- Residents of Helen Newberry en-
ticular homecoming include Mrs tertained the alumnae last night at
Frederick B. Stevens, Detroit, and a dinner party.
Mrs. Harry C. Bulkley, Detroit, who
are members of the Board of Gov- MICHIGAN DAMES
The program of activities began TO MEET APRIL 5
yesterday afternoon with a bridge
tea. Eighteen tables of bridge were ?rogram to Be in Grand Rapids
in play under the direction of, Room of League Building.
Kathryn VanZocren, grad. Mrs.
Stevens and Mrs. Bulkley poured.! At the first April meeting of the
Music was furnished by Margaret !
Reed, '32, and Elizabeth Chandler, Michigan Dames, which is an or-
'32. ganization for women whose hus-
In the evening a large number of bands are students on this campus,
alumnae attended the Junior Girls' will be held next Tuesday night in
Play. At eleven-thirty they wc re the Grand Rapids room of the
entertained with a party in their
" honor at which a take-off of the League building.
play was given, directed by Audrey The program for the meeting will
Pray, '33, and Catherine Shannon, consist of sewing and bridge. Mrs.
grad. C. H. Beukema and Mrs. R. P. Hair-
A musicale, given this afternoon, rington will be in charge of ar-
will conclude the activities. Edna rangements.
Mackenzie is in charge of the pro- The advisory board of the Vtich-
gram which will consist of music by igan Dames has! been invited toi at-
Helen Bentley, '33, Marion Wcrks, tend. All women who were dames
'33, and Genevieve Grifiey, '32. on other campuses are asked to this
The general chairman for the en- meeting.
tire week-end is Florence White,:
'32A. Other women who have been' Miss Davies to Speak
working on the arrangements are
as follows: deedrations, Barbara to Journalism Gro ip
Jenkins, '33; rooms, Lucille Oldham,
'32; tickets, Helen Hellmuth, '32; Miss Florence Davies, art editor
mailing, Mildred Lasser, '32; recep- of the Detroit News, will speak. at
tion, Catherine Gilmore, grad.; a meeting of Theta Sigma 'Phi,
registration, Jane Bean, 32; Sunday women's journalistic sorority, to be
breakfast, . Betty Tredinnick, '33; held Tuesday night at the League
meal arrangements, Frances Sperry, building.


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