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Coeds' Engagements Announced by Parents
New Sorority To Hold
Open House, Rushing
For New Members
Themia, the newest sorority on
the University campus, officially
came into existence with' Student
Government Council recognition
Headed by president Elizabeth
Henderson, the group has elected
Bernadine Bartram, vice-presi-
dent, Mary Kelly, corresponding
secretary, Jane Davis, recording
secretary and Margaret Moreland,
Included in the membership of
35 coeds are Jeanne Anderson,
"' Mary Ellen Benjamin, Jean Black,
Jo Ann Brendenberg, Maiga Buss
and. Jane Clark.
Marilyn Clark, Lenore Davis,
Emmis Lou Dias, Margaret Eck-
hardt, Mary Gavolio and Nancy
Henry are other members.
Continuing the ranks of Themia
are Barbara Hoddy, Dorothy John-
4 son, Carol Jones, Judy Kabat,
Maureen Kraut and Susan Le
Also among the 29 freshmen and
six sophomores are Jean Lammy,
Eleanor Lehmann, Mary Love,
Meredith Miller, Sandra Nadeau
and Peggy Patten.
Concluding the list of women
who derive their name from the
Greek goddess of justice are Marie
Pongracz, Catherine Pringle, Lin-
da Stuart, *Martha Thompson,
Nancy Winn and Elizabeth Zahn.
It was ,Miss Henderson, a fresh-
man nurse from Grosse Pointe,
who first conceived the notion of
instigating another sorority. Carol
DeBruin and Debbie Townsend of
Panhellenic Association aided the
group with colonization, and The-
ernia was officially, accepted into
Panhel as an associate member on
Thursday, March 15.
Miss Henderson characterizes
their biggest problem of the mom-
ent as "house hunting," for the
coeds hope to have a home of their
own in the fall.
Mrs. Kenneth P. Davis of Ann
Arbor, mother of one of the charter
members, is. acting as financial ad-
visor for Themia.
The sorority will participate in
Michigras with Hinsdale house of
East Quadrangle and hopes to take
part in Tag Day, Lantern Night
and Greek Week.
Past activities have included
hostessing at the Veteran's Re-
habilitation Center, making hos-
pital favors, and giving a tea for
Alethia and the executive council
Hendee - Stafford
Mr. and Mrs. Hal W. Hendee of
Portland announce the engage-
ment of their daughter, Gayla Mae,
to Lawrence Eugene Stafford, son
of Mr. and Mrs. John Stafford of
Miss Hendee is a junior in the
School of Nursing and is president
of the Washtenaw District Stu-
dent Nurse Association.
Mr. Stafford is a senior in the
School of Engineering and is a
member of Scabbard and Blade.
Bickford - Chadduck
Priscilla Bickford's engagement
to William M. Chadduck, son of
Mrs. Mary Jo Chadduck of Chevy
Chase, Md., and Mr. Harry Chad-
duck of Plainesfield, N.J., was an-
nounced recently by her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bickford of
Miss Bickford is a graduate stu-
dent in the School of Music and
is affiliated with Mu Phi Epsilon.
Mr. Chadduck is a pre-medical
junior at Yale University. He is
a member of Beta Theta Pi, Yale
Key, and the varsity swimming
The wedding will be Saturday,
Aug. 25 in Greenfield, Ia.
* * *
Oliver - Seils
Mr. and Mrs. Ross Oliver of
Chicago, Ill., announce the en-
gagement of their daughter, Eve-
lyn Ethel,,to William G. Seils, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Seils,
also of Chicago.
Miss Oliver, a former student of
Augustana College in Rock Island,
Ill., is now employed in Chicago.
Mr. Seils is a junior in the lit-
erary college and plans to enter
Law School here next fall.
* . .
Steenhusen - Bailey
The announcement of the en-
gagement of Sally Steenhusen,
Water Sports Include
Women's Swim Meet,
Sailing Club Regatta
Activities in and on the water
for student swimmers and sailors
are now under full swing for the
The Women's Swimming Pool
will be the scene of the Michigan
Amateur Athletic Union swimming
championships for women tomor-
Sponsored by the Parent's Club
of the Women's City Club of De-
troit, in co-operation with the Uni-
versity Women's Department of
Physical Education, championships
will be decided in 12 events.
100 To Compete
Approximately 100 women are
expected to compete in the meet,
which is open to all Michigan
AAU registered swimmers, who are
Medals will be awarded for the
first three place-winners in each
event and ribbons for the next
three. Events include a 400 yard
medley relay, 250 yard freestyle,
50 yard freestyle, 200 yard indi-
vidual medley and diving competi-
The 100 yard freestyle, 100 yard
backstroke, 250 yard breaststroke,
100 yard butterfly stroke, 500 yard
freestyle, 200 yard backstroke and
400 yard freestyle relay conclude
Members of Michifish will act as
hostesses and ushers during the
Sailors Win First Place
Members of the Sailing Club,
competing in their first regatta of
the year, took first place in a hexa-
gonal meet held this past week-
end at Cowan's Lake in Cincinnati,
Sailing in the Penguin class
dingies, Michigan skippers, Bruce,
Goldsmith and Dexter Thede took
high point honors in b'th divi-
sions. The sailors rolled up 54
points, 13 more than second place
Other schools competing in the
regatta, in the order of their fin-
ish were: Washington University
with 37 points; the University of
Cincinnati with a score of 35;
Wooster College with a total of 23
points and Wayne University with
The next regatta which the club
will participate in, will be Sat-
urday, April 21, and Sunday, Ap-
ril 22, at Notre Dame University
in South Bend, Ind.
Theta Sigma Phi, national hon-
orary fraternity for women in
journalism, initiated 13 new mem-
President Sue Alstrom and treas-
urer Judy Wilson awarded matrix
pins and membership cards to
Sally Ayling, Marian Ellias, Robin
Montgomery, Barbara Myers, Carol
Otto, Margaret Patterson, Virginia
Robertson, Linda Rubenstein, Lou
Sauer, Joan Slater, Suzanne Smith,
Wendy Warbasse and Marion
Membership requirements for
the journalism honorary group are:
a member of the junior, senior or
graduate class in the Department
of Journalism, with a 2.5 overall
average and a 3.0 in journalism.
This past year Theta Sigma Phi
has sponsored a campus-wide jobs
panel for students interested in
various phases of journalism, sev-
The weekly social hour of the
International Center, open to
all students, will be held from
4:30 to 6 p.m. tomorrow in the
Commemorating the 41st an-
niversary of the Arab revolt,
Arab students will dedicate a
plaque to the Center. Visiting
Prof. Aziz Attyla of the depart-
ment of Near Eastern studies
eral toffee nours and a Cinema
Guild movie. This spring they are
planning a Matrix Table Dinner,
an annual all-campus event, and
co-sponsorship of a Journalism de-
partment picnic with Sigma Delta
Chi, national fraternity for men in
Recently elected officers for next
year are: Linda Rubenstein, pres-
ident; Virginia Robertson, vice-
president; Carol Otto, secretary;
Margaret Patterson, treasurer and
Barbara Myers, keeper-of-the-ar-
Initiates 13 Members
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter
Steenhusen of Irwin, Ia., to Doug-
las Babcock Bailey, son of Dr. and
Mrs. Francis Lewis Bailey of Gor-
ham, Me., was recently announced.
Miss Steenhusen is a junior in
the literary college and is publi-
city manager for the Michigan
Mr. Bailey is a senior in the
literary college and is a member of
Trigon. He is enrolled in Yale
Divinity School for the coming
* * *
Tom - Whitaker
Mr. and Mrs. Francis S. H.
Au of Honolulu, Hawaii announce
the engagement of Mrs. Au's
daughter, Eunice N. K. Tom, to the
Rev. Robert H. Whitaker, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Harold A. Whitaker
of Glendora, Calif,
Miss Tom is a senior in the
School of Education and is now
practice teaching at Henry Ford
School in Highland Park. r
Rev. Whitaker, former chaplain
of the Episcopal Student Founda-
tion here, is now associate rector
of Grace Episcopal Church in
The wedding will take place in
Krupp - Rosen
Geraldine Krupp's engagement
to Lawrence R. Rosen, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Benjamin Rosen of De-
troit, was recently announced by
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl
Krupp, also of Detroit.
Miss Krupp attended Highland
Park Junior College, and is now
employed as a medical technician
Mr. Rosen is a junior in the lit-
erary college and is affiliated with
Tau Delta Phi.
He is currently employed at Mi-
chigan Television Studio and plans
to go into television production
after graduate studies.
The couple plan to be married
Tuesday, Dec. 25, in Detroit.
Curry- Moore .
The engagement of Mary Sue
Curry to Joseph Earl Moore, Jr.,
son of Mr. and Mis. Joseph Earl
Moore, Sr., of Detroit, was re-
cently announced by her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Curry of De-
Miss Curry is a junior in the
literary college and is majoring in
medical technology. She is also
treasurer of Alpha Omicron Pi.
Mr. Moore is a senior in the
School of Business Administration
and is a member of Sigma Phi.
The couple plan to be married
on Friday, June 15, in Detroit.
Today is the last time for ob-
taining scholarship petitions
which are being offered by Pan-
These two scholarships which
are each worth $100 will be
awarded to deserving affiliated
WOMEN'S PHYSICAL EDUCA-
TION-Elective registration for
women's physical education classes
will be held for the last time from
8 a.rV. until noon today in Bar-
FROSH WEEKEND -- Commit-
tees which will meet today for the
Blue Team are patrons at 3:30
p.m. and finance at 4 p.m. Patrons
committee of the Maize Team will
meet at 5 p.m. today.
* * *
ORIENTATION LEADERS -
Women interested in serving as
orientation leaders next fall may
turn in petitions, fill out informa-
tion cards and sign up for ipter-
views until Friday at the League
Undergraduate Office. Experienc-
ed leaders need only fill out an
SENIOR SOCIETY-There will
be a meeting of Senior Society
at 9 p.m. Monday, April 9, at the
Jobs WIT H A FUT UR E
are straight ahead for college women
who rere fo n emwih ibs acra
tarial training. Employers are invariably
partial to candidates who have this dual
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