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R11L C~~~~eremony yblzsPsigo
Classes; Freshman Pageant
Part of Program.
By Elsie Feldman
To honor the senior women Lan-j
Preliminary Round Required of tern Night was initiated many years
ll contestants Before ago and has become one of the old-
aCtn ts D ei e est and most important traditions
}Rating Decided. !of the woman on, campus. One
spring evening is set aside every
RENTSCHLER IN CHARGE year for a ceremony symbolizing,
the passing of the classes. It be-
an as soon as there were enough
Trials to Determine If Entrant awomen to organize and it has
Is Advanced Player grown until it came to include a
r Beginner. picnic supper, games, a May pole,.
and finally the Freshman Pageant..
The origin of the name is due to
Two archery tournaments will be the lighted lanterns which the sen-
conducted this spring. There will iors held and passed to the juniors.
be a beginners' handdicap tourna- 'Ihis tradition was discontinued in 1
ment and an advanced regular co- ,13 but was revived again by Dean
lumbia round. In order to deter- Myra Jordan and is now given every
mne whether a girl is a beginner year in May. The Pageant started
or an advanced player, she must as a dance drama in 1923 and in the
shoot a preliminary round of 24 ar- following year was given over to'
rows and 30 yards. If on this the freshman class as the main ac-
round, she makes a score of less tivity of their college year.
than 75, she is considered a begin-. The story of Persephone and De-
ner. . meter was portrayed in the first
If she is entered in the beginners' Pageant and was adapted to allow
tournament, the handicap is also for the introduction of interpretive
able to be determined by this pre- dances. In the following year the
himinary round. This handicap is story of Sleeping Beauty and cther
found by deducting 80 per cent of fairy tale characters was told. The
the difference between her score 192; Pageant presented the Dance
and par, which is 75. Then, it the ! -
.time of the tournament, this hand-
icap is added to the score that she
makes. This gives the girl who isi
an absolute beginner an ecual op-r
portunity with the girl who has ,IYS
had some experience. The prelim- KAPPAI
mary rounds should be finished by
May 9. [By Margar
Score cards may be obtained from
the matron at the desk in the Wo- The first sorority to be founded
men's Athletic building. They in Virginia, Kappa Delta came into
should be returned to her labelled, existence on October 23, 1897, at the,
"tournament." .....
"tournment."Vmrgmnia State imstitution, now
Catherine D. Rentschler, '34 is V
assisted by Miss Dorothy Boise, in- known as Teachers college, in Farm-
the student manager. She will be ville. Its four founders, Lenora
structor in physical education. Ashman, Mary Summervlle Sparks,


of Life, the triumph of Love and
Courage over Fear and Pain, and
the final supremacy of Joy. Atlan-
ta's Race was the theme of the
pageant of 1927, and in the follow-
ing year the subject of the first
Pageant was used again.
In 1926 "A May Day's Dream" was
presented and in 1929 the Pageant
was entitled the "Spirit of the
Spring." Last year "The History of
Music through. the Dance" was the
subject and will be repeated again
this year.
Contrary to the custom of pre-
vious years the march will precede
the Pageant this year and no pic-
nic supper will be held. It is plan-
ned that the line formation will
start at 7 o'clock, Tuesday, May 24.
With the coming of twilight the
seniors in their caps and gowns
march down the field bearing light-
ed lanterns which symbolize the
light which has guided thehi
through their undergraduate days.
The lanterns are passed to the jun-
iors who in turn pass their flower
decked hoops to the sopilomorc
class. The four classes circle the
field forming the lighted block "M"
all singing the "yellow and Blue."
The entire ceremony is given un-
der the joint direction of the Wo-
man's Athletic Association and th'-
Freshman Pageant committee, the
two groups joining in the expenses.

Virginia Forsythe Again Hon-
ored by Sigma Alpha Iota.
Virginia Forsythe, '33SM, was re-
elected president of Sigma Alpha
Iota, national music sorority, at the
general elections held Tuesday
night in the League Building. Other
officers for the coming year will be
Jane Neracher, '33SM, vice presi-
dent; Sarah Place, '34SM, program
chairman; Elizabeth Bentley, '33SM;
corresponding s e c r e t a r y; Helen
Black, '33SM, recording secretary;
Helen Clarke, '34SM, treasurer; and
Mary Elizabeth Dunn, '32SM, dhap_
I lain.
Installation of officers will take
place some time next week.j
Poetry Society Adds
Many New Members
New members are being added to
the recently formed campus poetry
society. At the fifth meeting held
Tuesday evening held in the Eng-
lish seminar room of Angell Hall,
several people were present for the
first time.
The order of the meeting follow-
ed its usual course. After a short
business meeting, the work turned
in for the evenhig was read. Among
some of the better selections were
two poems in free verse written by
Barbara Paton, '34.
Valentine B. Windt
Explains Selection
f il C'



Kappa Kappa Gamma. were entertained last night at the University Glee Club to Sing
Kappa Kappa Gamma seniors en- annual banquet. Mary Elizabeth at Function in Honor of
tertained 12 nmen guests at dinner Windt, '33, acted as toast-mistress
Monday night. Centerpieces of of the evening. An oil-can was pre- Mothers of Students.
sweet peas decorated the tables for sented as a token to the most 10-
the affair. quatious senior by Margaret Sweet- Featuring a program of enter-
The members of Kappa Kappa nam, '33. Razzing of the seniors was tainment by the University Girls'
Gamma sorority entertained at a a feature of the dinner. The tables Glee club, the ninth regular League
swing out dinner Wednesday eve- were arranged in the form of an Sd
ning. and were decorated by spring flow- tea will be held from 4 to 6 o'clock
Pi Beta Phi. ers. Mary Windt was in charge of Friday in the main ballroom of the
Pi Beta Phi announces the pledg- the decorations. League in honor of the mothers of
ing of Jean Witman, '37, of Grand Alpha Phi. women in campus. The affair is be-
Rapids. This week-end, there will By the way, we hear by means of ing given iointly by the League and
be a mothers' house party at the the grapevine telegraph that the
chapter house. Mrs.. cnry iiggs Dekes have halle d th AlphaMiss Alice Lloyd.
of Barton Hills, an alumnus, will iPh.s a chalenged te Apha Josephine Woodhams, '34, is in
ofBtertain the seniors and mothers a Phis to a really rough game of charge of the arrangements, and
at a luncheon on Saturday The . asbl l n wt t mis- she is being assisted by a commit-
mathers and daughters will attend ge the Alpha Phis but we hope tee of representatives from four
the ay Production drama, "The that the Dekes have at last found ,.houses, including Alpha Delta Pi,
Importance of being Earnest" Sat- semeone that they can beat. Theta Phi Alpha, Collegiate Soro-
urday evening. A formal breakfast Chi Omega. sis, and League house group 2.
honoring the mothers will be given . Chi Omega will honor the moth- Tea will be served from 4 to 6
Sunday morning. (Ts of the active members at the o'clock, and those who have been
The fathers as well as mothers chapter house this week-end. On asked to pour are Mrs. A. G. Ruth-
will be guests for dinner Sunday Friday night, they will be enter- ven, Dr. Margaret, Bell, Mrs. W. D.
noon. ;tamed at dinner. Saturday the Henderson, and Miss Ethel McCor-
Kappa Delta. mothers and daughters will attend mick.
Kappa Delta announces the pled- the league luncheon and bridge Several other women have been
ging Tuesday evening of Dorothy held in honor. A spread, honoring asked to assist about the room, and
Shiller, '35, of Ann Arbor. the mothers will be given 4t the to meet the mothers present, prom-
Sigma Kappa. 'house Saturday night after the per- inent among them being Mrs. Shir-
A rushing dinner honoring three formance of "The Importance of ley W. Smith, Mrs. Junius E. Beale,
guests was given Tuesday night at Being Earnest." Sunday morning, Trs. B. F. Yoakum, Mrs. Ira M.
the Sigma Kappa house. Floating a special breakfast will be held for Smith, Mrs. W. D. Humphreys, Miss
roses and pink tapers were used as the guests, and at noon, the chapter 1 Alice C. Lloyd, and Miss Jeanette
decorations. Thursday e v e n in g, will honor the mothers at the an- Perry.
there will be a rushing dinner for nual Mother's Day dinner, at which
four guests. A color scheme of la- each mother will be presented with
vender will be carried out in the a corsage.
flowers and candles. Mrs. Thomas Reed, patroness of
Sigma Kappa entertained at a Delta Delta Delta entertained the
formal dinner Wednesday evening active members of the sorority and
in honor of Miss Alice Lloyd, dean their escorts at an informal dance
1 of women, Miss Ethel McCormick, Tuesday night at her home at 1245
Bacher, and Miss Jeanetto Perry.' Delta Gamma.Ty i g
Miss Ellen Stevenson, Mrs. Byrl I Fair Oaks Parkway. _a h ra d M s Je nte P ryD la: am .
I In honor of the mothers, Sigma Delta Gamma entertained the
Kappa will entertain Saturday eve- transfer members from other chap-
ning at a dinner. Guests at the af- ters of the sorority at dinner Tues-
fair will nclude: Mrs. R. S. Waugh, day night. This week-end the chap- REASONABLE RATES,
Mrs. J. T. Shapland, Mrs. EIsie ter is honoring the mothers of the
Shiel, and Mrs. W. A. Eidson, members at a house party. Satur-
Helen Newberry. day afternoon, Mrs. Earhart will Edwards Letter
The seniors of Helen Newberry Ientertain at tea at her home in
-heir honor. Tonght, Mrs. J. D. S op
WCA'I OVRRID DECEE Plekkart, who was Charlotte Moss
WOME OVERRIDE DECREE before her marriage; and Mrs. 711 N. University Ave.
SALT LAKE CITY, May 4.- James Kennedy, formerly Miss Eliz- Phone 22846
Girl students at the University of abeth Earhart, will be honored at
Utah obtained an injunction against dinner and a shower. - ,"- -n:


et O'Brien].

publication, The Angelos, is issued.
It is here that all the national busi-
nej islnerdteeyepesdn 1 ibese Herman, 'J5
ness is, centered the vice-president "The choice of Oscar Wllde's com-
being the officer through whom all .dy, "The Importance of Being Er-
alumnae work is transacted. nest" for mother's day week-end
The government of the sorority is' was governed by the desire to pre-
vested in the national convention, sent a play in keeping with the oc-


Julia Tyler and Sarah Turner were which is called biennially. During casion od t de third anniversaryotro
thei Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre"
actuated by a desire to create a the two years between conventons, said Valentine B. sindt, direct
syrbol of their aspirations and to the sorority is governed by the of Play Production, yesterday.
perpetuate their friendship. National Council, consisting of six. "Being a great play, makes it a
The ear rgiha and the adoiit members, elected for a four year crown for the anniversary occasion,
w sats, intViriaad texpadjioningterm. and being good theatre and cx--
states, but a broader expansion pol Some of the financial projects in- tremely clever comedy makes it
y was adopted in a few years elude the student loan fund, estab- suitable for the visitors," he fur-
and n 1912, it becamne a member of lished in 1917, to assist members to ther stated.
Although three of its chapterss in complete their college work, the "Although the play was written
sub-collegiate institutions had to be chapter house fund, to enable chap- some thirty years ago very few
withdrawn inoorder ton this. ters to have their own houses, and changes have had to be made to
Ther renmorsixty-ieectths. the hospital fund, which maintains bring the play up-to-date, and it is
there re now sixty-nine chaptrs, four beds in the Cripled Children's remarkable that high comedy which
among womeiJ's greek letter organ- hospital at Richmond, Va. There is so dependant upon the slangy
izations, and the group has also is a large national endowment conotation of words--upon the joke
placed seventy-five alumnae chap- fund, of the moment--can hold the
ters in cities throughout the coun- Prominent alumnae of Kappa. oards so long and so successfully
try. Delta include Pearl Buck, author of as this play of Wilde's."
The Kappa Delta flower is the- this year's Pulitzer prize winning "The amusing thing about the
white rose, and the colors are green novel "The Good Earth," Julia Ty- group of characters," which Mr.
and white. The badge is a black ler Wilson, grandaughter of Presi- Wilde has gathered together in this
enameled diamond-shaped shield dent Tyler and former president of play," he continued, "is the impos-
enciircled with pearls. The first de- William and Mary college, Nellie sibility of their psychology-pup-
gree pledge pin is a white enamel- Jackson, dean of women at the De- pets in the social graces that wag
ed norman shield surmounted by troit Teacher's college, Harriet Rus- dexterous tongues throughout th
three adjacent green triangles, and sel, leading woman with Fritz Lie- farcical plot, being self contended
the second degree pin is a minia- bar's Shakespearean players, Car- in an elegant fashion."
ture sword. rie B. Raymond, composer and mu- A civic club at Auburn, Ala., has
From the central office in In- sician, Olive Price, playwrite, and bAnurn
siciabanned the word "depression" from

Piesient Ge orge Thoias when ho
said that the wearing of cor-'
sages would be barred at the uni-
versity junior prom. The injunction
was to prevent him from stopping
thern wearing the flowers if theyt
so desired ---and received them to
Good Morning!



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the conversation of its memb)ers.



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