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THURSDAY, MAY 29,:1953



Twins Tell
Of Problems
With Identity
Both Major in Speech,
Have Same Interests,
Abilities, Aspirations
Thoroughly confusing are George
and Ronald Richardson, for in ad-
dition to being identical twins,
they have the same interests, abil-
ities and career aspirations.
Majoring in speech and plan-
ning to go into radio or television,
freshmen from Wyandotte, are ac-
tive in intramural activities, Jun-
ior Inter-Fraternity Council and
sing in the Men's Glee Club.
0 * *
MISTAKEN identity problems
started at an early age, when even
their mother could not tell them
apart until after the age of three,
she discovered the birthmark on
George's hand.

Parents of 'U' Coeds Announce Engagements; Students Reveal Wedding Plans


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George and Ronald usually
speak to anyone who stops and*
talks regardless of whether or
not they know the person. In
this way, people are seldom in-
sulted because a twin they do
not know mistaken for a twin
they know, does not speak.

nounced by her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Savas of Monroe.
Miss Savas graduated from the'
literary college in 1952. She was a
member of Senior Society and a
night editor on the Daily staff.
Mr. Eary is a junior in the Med-
ical School and is affiliated with
Phi Rho Sigma fraternity.
Wa rney-Edwa rds
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon E. War-
ney of Rochester, New York re-
cently announced the engagement
of their daughter, Joyce to Donald
Edwards, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Benny Edwards of Hammond, In-
Miss Warney is a senior in the
literary college and is affiliated
with Delta Zeta sorority.
Mr. Edwards is a junior in the
School of Business Administration
at the University of Indiana.
Bogdonof f-Silver
Dr. and Mrs. Samuel Bogdonoff
of Washington, D.C. recently an-
nounced the engagement of their
daughter Alice to Pfc. Allan Sil-
ver, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman
Silver of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Miss Bogdonoff, a junior in the
literary college, is a member of.
Wyvern and Senior Society hon-
oraries and was recently appoint-
ed Daily Associate Editorial Direc-
. Pfc. Silver, now serving with the
Psychological Counseling Service
at Fort Dix, N. J., received his
Bachelor of Arts degree from the;
University in 1951. The wedding
will take place August 30.
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas H. Bell of
Jordanville, New York, recently{
announced the engagement of
their daughter Letitia to Peter
Thompson, nephew of Miss Clara
E. Youngs of Ann Arbor.
Miss Bell received her BachelorI
of Arts degree from the University
in June, 1952. At present she is en-
rolled in the physical therapy pro-
gram and will graduate this June.
Mr. Thompson received his
Bachelor of Arts degree from the
University in 1951. In 1952 he re-
ceived his Master of Arts in librarys
science. He is now a private in the

United States army and is serving
with the Field Artillery in Korea.
* * *
The engagement of Lucy Brad-
ner, daughter of Rev. and Mrs.
John Bradner of Monroe, to David
Saxman, son of Rev. and Mrs. Wal-
ter Saxman of Sault Saint Marie,
was summoned recently.
Miss Bradner is a senior in the
literary college.
Mr. Saxman is a senior at Al-
bion where he is a member of
Sigma Nu.
At the Senior Night dinner at
the Collegiate Sorosis sorority
house, the engagement of Jean

Belle Jones, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Stephan E. Jones of Wash-
ington, D. C., to Charles L. Smith,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert F.
Smith of Swanton, o. was an-
Miss Jones is a senior in the lit-
erary college. She is a member of
CollegiateSorosis, Mortarboard,
Sigma Delta Pi and Alpha Lam-
bda Delta. She has served on the
Student Legislature.
Mr. Smith is a junior in the
School of Pharmacy. He is affil-
iated with Chi Phi and is vice-
president of the pharmacy senior
Mr. and Mrs. Louis D. Young of

During the first week of classes,
Ron was puzzled as to why his
Spanish teacher looked peeved
each morning when Ron walked
into class. Finally the instructor
inquired why Ron did not have the
common courtesy to speak to one
of his teachers. All damage was
repaired when they discovered that
the instructor had been passing
George every morning.
* * *
INABILITY TO hear an alarm
clock in the morning constitutes a
chronic illness for the twins. Their
campaign for next year includes
importing Big Ben, as a last des-
perate effort to get to their eight
Each other's severest critics,
"Geron," as they were nick-
named in high school, find, be-
cause they are twins, that al-
though their virtues are magni-
fied, so are their faults.
The twins hasten to say that
their relations are seldom strained
and that they seldom get in ser-
ious fights. The time that Ron
broke George's nose with a base-
ball bat because he lost "ups,"
really does not count. They were
much younger then.
VISITING from Michigan iite
College, a friend of the twins in-
sisted that the University women
were far inferior in beauty to
State women. Questioning the va-
lidity of this, George and Ronald
went to State in search of the
Beginning their study, they
walked along the campus. They
discovered that outofthe first
20 women that walked by, 15
were "beasts." Faith in Univer-
sity women restored, the two re-
turned to campus.
Voicing their opinion in unison,
the twins feel, "The Arboretum is
a wonderful institution." Contin-
uing their survey on campus wo-
men, they cruised around the Arb
in a police car. Again their faith
was restored upon seeing couples
playing cribbage with greatest
Partial to brownettes, blondes,
brunettes and redheads, the pair
share everything except women.
They have decided to pattern
their lives after Leo Schlict, a Sig-
ma Chi fraternity brother, because
of his overwhelming influence in
forming their character, and in re-
membrance of his initiating them
to the "finer" points of campus

* * *
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Laurent of
Alexandria, La. recently announc-
ed the engagement of their daugh-
ter, Catherine Eulalie, to Richard
Allen LaBarge, son of Mrs. O. J.
LaBarge of Lansing and the late
Dr. O. J. LaBarge.
Miss Laurent is a senior in the
School of Education at Louisiana
State University where she is a
member of Alpha Delta Pi soror-
Mr. LaBarge is a junior in the
literary college. He is a member of
Phi Eta Sigma honorary and was
past president of the UNESCO

Indian, Indiana, recently announc-
ed the engagement of their daugh-
ter Ruth, to Gilbert Plotnik, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Plotnik of
Miss Young is a senior in the
School of Dental Hygiene. They
have planned a wedding in August.
Mr. Plotnik is a junior .in the
Dental School and is affiliated1
with Alpha Omega.+
* *
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Madden of
Detroit recently announced the+
engagement of their daughter,
Shirlee Ann to Winfield Bauman
of Dayton, Ohio.
Miss Madden is a graduate of

Wayne University and is now
teaching in Detroit.
Mr. Bauman is a senior in the
School of Business Administra-
tion. *
The engagement of Connie Stil-
ler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wal-
ter Stiller of Ann Arbor, to Walk-
er Lloyd, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. E.
Glenn of Waukegan, Illinois, was
recently announced.
Miss Stiller is a senior in the
literary college and is a member
of Alpha Gamma Delta.
Mr. Lloyd is a senior in the
School of Business Administration,
and he is affiliated with Kappa

e * *. .
Mr. and Mrs. Walter W. Jaffke,
of Asbury .Park, Detroit, recently
announced the engagement of
their daughter Patricia Mae to
Deil Spencer Wright, son of Mr.
and Mrs. William H. Wright of
Three Rivers.
Miss Jaffke is a senior in the
School of Dental Hygiene.
Mr. Wright is doing graduate
work in the Institute of Public
Savas-Ea ry
The engagement of Athena Sa-!
vas to L. Edmond Eary Jr., son
of Mr. and Mrs. J. Edmond Eary
of Sheridan, Michigan, was an-

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* * *
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