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Class to Gather in Mendelssohn
Theatre of League at j
4:15 o'Clock.
Judiciar Council Will Preside;
Sailie Ensminger Is
in Charge.
All women of the freshman class
will meet at 4:15 o'clock this after-
noon in the Lydia Mendelssohn
theatre of the League to elect the

History F Sororit


nine chairmen for the' annual
Freshman Pageant, which will be
held sometime this spring on the
Palmer Field, in conjunction with
the traditional Lantern Night cere-
Eligibility Necessary.
Candidates, who will be nomin-
ated from the floor, must pass the
eligibility requirements of fifteen
hours of work, with no grade below
Cam and at least one above. Anyone
who participates in the pageant at
all must pass these standards.
In addition to the general chair-
man and the assistant chairman,
seven others will be named from
a large bloc of nominations. Their
definite appointments will be made
at a later date. The offices include
chairmen of music, dancing, cos-
tumes, publicity, finance, program
and poster.'
The judiciary council will con-
duct the election, and Sallie Ens-
minger, '32, chairman, will ,preside,
and will introduce the speakers.
The council will enforce the ruling
against caucusing strictly, and any
sorority involved will be subjected
to forfeiture of voting and office
holding privileges.
Chairman to Speak.
The council members include, le-
sides Miss Ensminger, Betty Lou-
don, '32, and Jane Inch, '32, senior
members, and Margaret Schermack,
'33, and Mary Barnett, '33, junior
members. Members of the League
board will also be present to assist.
Miss Alice C. Lloyd, dean of wo-
men, will give a short talk on the
aims and 'history of the pageant,
Miss Emily White, dancing instruc-
tor, will describe the different
dan)rces, and Harriet Jennings, '34,
chairman of last year's pageant,
will speak on the qualifications
necessary for the various chair-
The pageant is the only all class
activity open to freshman women,
and is an outstanding event of the
year. It affords first year women
an excellent chance to form friend-
ships and gain valuable executive

_ -IBy Margaret O'Brien]
Claiming the distinction of being ington to Florida. There are at pre-
the oldest college sorority, Alpha sent fifty-six active chapters, and
Delta Pi points to the fact that it alumnae clubs and chapters in
has been in existence since May 15, many of the principal cities.
1851, when its precursor, the Adel-a The pin is a black enameled dia-
phean society, was founded at the mond shaped badge, bearing two
Wesleyan Female college in Macon, stars, clasped hands, and the sor-
Georgia. However, the society did ority letters in gold.
not adopt its greek letter cognomen The pledge pin is a gold bar, with
until 1904, when it decided to go the greek letters Beta Upsilon Al-
national, and a charter was grant- pha surmounted by a lion's head.
ed to the Alpha chapter of Alpha The official publication, the Adel-
Delta Phi. phean, has been issued since 1907.
Inevitably a conflict in names Although the coat of arms and the
ensued when a chapter was located badge have undergone changes
at the University of Illinois, where since the earliest days, the sorority
the fraternity of that name had colors of blue and white, and the
also installed. At the next national national flower, the violet, are still
convention, the sorority decided to used.
change the third letter to Pi, and Although altruistic work had
so the name stands today. been done for many years by the
Wesleyan college was a peculiarly individual chapters, the sorority
fortunate choice for the founding decided in 1919 that the national
of a society of this type, for it was field of endeavor would emphasize
the first women's college in the child welfare work. To this end, it
south, and was foremos.t in women's has been decided to open day nur-
education for many years. It was series for children of working
also the scene of the..early days of mothers. Funds for charitable work
Phi Mu sorority, which originated come from a permanent endow-
there as the Philomathean society. (Continued on Page 6.)
Five women were instrumental in --____
the launching of Alpha Delta Pi; Phenomenal Success
Eugenia Tucker, Octavia 0. An-
drew, Mary A. Evans, Maria . Greets Lundberv
Easterling, Oceana Goodali, and sI
Elizabeth Williams were the found- on New York Debut
ers, and sixteen women were en-
rolled as charter members. . -
While the spread of the sorority Goeta Ljundberg, Swedish artist
was at first confined to the south, who will appear at the Ann Arbor
it soon branched out, and now the May Festival, has had an unusual
chapter roll includes states from New York and European opera suc-E
Maine to Texas, and from Wash-
MTe n m s cess. Her success in New York was
nothing short of phenomenal, for
~ AA * CAshe came unheralded, and the cri-
WILL END FRIDA Y tics were glowingly enthusiastic in
their praises.
Office to Be Open in Afternoon Miss Ljundberg is a tall blue-
to Receive Members. eyed blonde, and has frequently
been cast in royal roles, as seems
ing carried on by the Women's peculiarly fitting with her appear--
Athletic Association this week. ance. She has played Brunnhilde
Atheti Asocitio t i wek.and Seiglinde in "Die Walkure,"'
These are the sports wear and Elsa in "Lohengrin," and the prin-
membership campaigns. cess in "Isolde," each time exciting
In conjunction with the sports the admiration of the critics.i
campaign, is the membership cam-t
paign, which started last Friday
and will continue until this coming NOTICE.
Friday. Every afternoon this week F
from 3:30 to 4:30 the W.A.A. office Fencing wiii beheld onig
in the League building will be open At,7:30 o'clock in Sarah Caswell
to receive members. Some member kngelI Hall.
of the committe will be in the office Women ijterested in ping
to collect dues at this time. )ong may sign up on the bul-
All women on the campus may etin board in Barbour gymna-
enjoy the privileges of W.A.A. but "~m or Palmer Field house.
only members can vote at the com- tryouts for swimming will be
ing spring elections. Any properly ield at 8 o'clock every Tuesday
enrolled women student is eligible tnd Thursday night and at 10
for membership when she has earn- o'clock every Saturday morn-
ed five W.A.A. points and has paid -o
one dollar.

W.A.A. Group to Serve UnusualI
Refreshments at Saturday
Plans for the next outdoor func-
tion of the Women's Athletic Asso-
ciation have been made. This affair
will be in charge of the cooking
club under the direction of Mar-
jorie Elsworth, '32.
Those interested in attending the
party are to meet at Palmer Field!
house Saturday at 2 o'clock and the
group will procede from there to
the fireplace on the island in the
Huron river. Unusual refreshments
are being planned. Eggs are to pe
placed in orange skins and roasted
upon hot wood coals. Bread twists
wil lalso be made and served. These
wil consist of strips of dough wound
around sticks and baked.
Women are reminded to bring a
small sum of .money with them to
cover the expenses for food. Glen-
dora Gosling, '33, outdoor man-ager
of W.A.A., and Miss Mary Stewart,
instructor in physical education,E
will accompany the group.I
Kappa Kappa Gamma.
The Kappa Kappa Gamma chap-
ter house was the setting for a sev-
en o'clock high tea given Sunday
evening in honor of Dean W. R.1
IHumphreys and Mrs. Humphreys.
,Dean Joseph A. Bursley and Mrs.
Bursley, Professor J. S. Reeves and
Mrs. Reeves. Prof. A. E. Wood and
Mrs. Wood, Prof. O. J. Campbell and
Mrs. Campbell, and Prof. R . W.
Aigler and Mrs. Aigier.
Pink and yellow tulips and ivory
tapers were used as decorations for
the prettily appointed affair.
Kappa Kappa Gamma entertain-
ed four guests at a rushing dinner
Wednesday night. Floating roses in
black bowls decorated the tables.
Delta Gamma.
Delta Gamma announces the
pledging of the Misses Mary Wood,
35, and Sally Stapelton, '35, both
of Detroit.


Guest Artist on Weekly Plrugraur' elimination of the use of the thea-
Praises Hill Auditorium, tre organ, Miss Lockwood hastened
to say that theatre playing was
Instrument, never a large part of the profes-
sional field. Concert and church
By A. W., '34. work are the major elements, and
Besides being one of the most l accompanying movies is a trick of
important women organists in the the trade which does not require
country, Charlotte M. Lockwood, any particular professional train-
who is to be guest artist at the ing, and is not artistic.
weekly organ recital this afternoon, Miss Lockwood was enthusiastic
is the most diminutive and charm- about the organ in Hill auditorium.
ing little person imaginable. With "It is by far the grandest and best
her feet curled under her in a chair, instrument in the country," she
she told us, most unaffectedly, that said. She has been here for a few
the only reason she has attained days in order to accommodate her-
such renown in her field is that self to the instrument. This is al-
there are so few women in it. f most necessary, she went on to say,
"There is no reason in the world because every organ is a little
why women can't be just as good different from any other in its
at mechanical action. *


Delta Omicron, national music
sorority, began a series of rushing
parties Tuesday night, Feb. 23, with
a cabaret party, which was given
at the home of Mrs. Whitman, 525
Elm Street. Bunco and dancing
were enjoyed during the party. Miss
Norma Boekleman gave several im-
personations of favorite singers.
Refreshments consisted of ginger
ale high balls, and crullers.
Last Saturday afternoon a bridge
tea was held in the Alumnae room
of the League building. Bridge
niyrC. d dnwyrnrrlp .n. A litio HU dr-

organi s as men. rormer y, 1e
organ was a heavy cumbersome in-
strument which only a man had
strength enough to play but this is
by no means true, now. There is no
physical reason for eliminating
women in the field, but the factor
of home life enters in and divides
a woman's attention and she natur-
ally gives up her study and organ
practice. There are more really
good men organists than women
because the former take their stud-
ies more seriously as a life project."
Miss Lockwood stated further,
that since some of the best organ
students at present are women, be-
fore long women musicians, par-
ticularly organists, will be just as
common as men.
When asked about the prevailing
question of the narrowing of the
field of organ playing due to the
Oil or steam. . .. $3.00
Com plete
//1 Work Is Guaranteed
Phone 22757
205 Michugan Theatre Bldg.
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pries were awaraea LO ce C -
Following is a schedule of re-I arth, '33SM., and Irma Rantamaa,
hearsals for the Junior Girls' Play '34SM. Refreshments were carried
for today: out in rose and silver color scheme.
Chorus 5, 4:30 o'clock. ; The next affair in the series of
Chorus 8, 3:30 o'clock. part;.s will take place at the home
Chorus 2, 3:30 o'clock. of Mrs. Alexander Ruthven and will
Chorus 9, 3:30 o'clock. be a formal musical. Guests will
Chorus 8, 4:30 o'clock. include the rushees, patronesses,
All women who have speaking alumnae, and actives of the chap-
parts will rehearse at 7:15 o'clock ter. Mrs. Lucille Graham Lehoen-
tonight. felt, pianist, and Mrs. Bertha Orr,
All members of the cast and contralto, will give the program.
choruses must pay their two dollar A formal banquet at the League
dues to Margaret Ferrin by the end on Friday night, March 12, will in-
of this week. elude the two weeks rushing period.
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Che t
HE r'W f 1" t Kb.
" fHE laws of economics are just as immutable
wanas the laws of chemical reactions. Inflation
wasn't normal; neither is depression. TI ink op
timistically, have faith in your fellow man and be
prepared to meet prosperity and keep it when it
does return."
You can't talk prosperity back with pessimism-
cheer up!
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