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May 10, 1932 - Image 5

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The Michigan Daily, 1932-05-10

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1S ___ ~s History o Sororities NwPA
[By Mar garet O'Brien]
Junior Honor Society Collects Women in Dance Groups to Be
Ni , Although it was secretly organiz- I Kappas; the Rose McGill fund, a I
Neop ytes in tMchligamua ed as early as March, 1870, Kappa gift fund for Kappas in special Canvassed for Necessary
Fashion. Kappa Gamma did not make its loans to chapters, and the Coniven-.j Freshman Dues.
need; the Endowment fund, for
Using the time-honored Michi- first public appearance until Octo~ tion fund, for miscellaneous expen- According to the report of the
garnua custom of dumping pros- b'er 13, 1870, when six girls wearing ses, finance committee of the freshman
pective members out of bed, but golden Kappa keys walked into the i During the World War, under the pageant, $90 in dues have been co,-
minus the accoutrements of horses chapel of Monmouth college at i auspices of Dorothy Canfield Fisher, lected to date toward the staging
and red paint, Wyvern, junior hn- Monmouth , Illinois. Of the six a dispensary was established and of the annual enterprise. The wo-
orary society, formally notified 13 founders, M. Louise Bennett (Mrs. maintained in the town of Belle- men on the committtee have a dif-
vue-Mendon, in France, from which ference of $85 to collect from the
members of the sophomore class Js-ph N. oyd, 1-. Jeanette Boyd were distributed clothing and large 175 irls eidbeftri ma,'iotin,-m

ABssoctated Press Photo
Greta had to exercise her finest talent and display a great deal of
her famous beauty to keep her head up in "Grand Hotel," where sh4
is competing with half a dozen other stars almost equally famous, but
the throngs at the Wilson theatre in Detroit still acclaim the gloriouw
Swede as the feminine lead of the picture.
Societ y
Alpha Gamma Delta. Alpha Xi Delta.
Alpha Gamma Delta held an in- A-a
formal spring party Friday night at Alpha Xi Delta entertained guests
the Woman's League. Mrs. Ida at a rushing dinner Thursday eve-
Townsend and Mr. and Mrs. Schu- ing. Rushing dinners will also be
man acted as chaperones. held Tuesday and Wednesday of
The mothers were entertained at this week.
dinner, Sunday. Mrs. C. E. Kean of The mothers of the active mem-
Port Huron, Mrs. A. K. Howard of hers were entertained at a bridge
Detroit, Mrs. F. J. Rentschler of party Saturday afternoon and at
Ann Arbor, Mrs. C. S. Ziefle of Ann breakfast Sunday. Spring flowers
Arbor, Mrs. I. Bond of Farmington, and yellow tapers were used for
Mrs. A. E. Hall of Ann Arbor and decorations.
Mrs. F. J. Davidson of Ann Arbor Theta Phi Alpha.
were those present.
Theta Phi Alpha held its annual
Alpha Chi, Omega. Founders' Day luncheon Saturday,
Alpha Chi Omega entertained April 30, at the Detroit Athletic
twenty mothers Saturday noon and Club. Mrs. Robert Magee, toastmis-
evening and for Sunday dinner. tress, and Mary Elizabeth Dunn, ac-
Both the fathers and mothers were tive president, were the speakers.

that they had been invited to mem- Maryy M. Stewart (Mrs. Lucius A.
bership. Field), Anna Willits (Mrs. Henry H.
The second year women routed Patte), Susan B. Walker (Mrs. Al-
vim S. Vincent), and M. Louisa
out so unceremoniously included Stevenson (Mrs. William O. Miller),
Ruth Duhic, Harriet Jennings, only two are still living.
1orrinne Fries. Ada Blackman, The early extension was rapid.
ynthia Root, Josephine McCausey, and thirty-one chapters were es-
ane Mayt, Joe Robinson, Joan tablished by 1889, all of which did
not survive, due to faculty opposi-
3ainett, Marion Giddings, Jean tion in most cases. In the next de-
Porter, Ruth Kurtz, and Margaret cade expansion was somewhat slow-
illen, al of whom have been prom- er, growth came to a climax in 1929
ont in campous activities during iwith four chapters in Canada.
their two years on campus. The national organization of the
After the notification process, the fraternity is vested in a grand couni-
members and neophytes repaired to cil, and the ,hapters are grouped
thc apartment of Mrs. Byrl Fox geographically in provinces. The
Bacher, assistant to the dean of | central office is in Columbus, Ohio,
women, who is sponsor of the or- and it is from here that the Kappa
ganiization. A spread was served, Magazine, The Key, established in
late permission until 12 o'clock 1882, is issued.
having been granted. The initiation The Kappa badge is the fami-
will beheld sometime in the near liar golden key, jewelled with pearls,
future, with the Greek letters inscribed on
The present members of Wyvern it. One of the original hand made
include Catherine Heeson, 33, pre- badges was recently pinned on the
sident, Helen DeWitt, secretary, gown of Mrs. Rutherford B. Hayes,
Barbara Braun, treasurer, Jean which is in the collection of the
Botsford, Evelyn Neilson, Vinselle gowns of president's wives in the
Bartlctt, Janet Allen, Elsie Feld- Smithsonian institute in Washing-
man, Margaret Ferrin, Aileen Clark, ton. The Kappa colors are light and
Jane Fecheimer, Margaret Keal, dark blue, the flower is the flour-
Margret Schermack, Katherine Bar- de-lis, and the jewel is the saj3-
nard, Elizabeth Eaglesfield, Eliza- phire.
beth Gribble, Jane Rayen, Mary The fraternity has established
Barnett, Vriginia Taylor, Margaret two general funds, and has five spe-
O'Brien, Adele Ewing, Anne Neb- cial funds; the Student's Aid fund,
rle, Jean Bentley, and Parrish a scholarship loan fund, open to
Riker. other college women as well as


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