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liiHIIE ANCIHIOI~ o/ _A~ha Szfjma Jau I

APRIL, 1954

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VOL. XXIX,

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Entered as second class m a tter November 25, 1937, at the post office at St. Paul , ~lmn ., under the Act of August 24, 1912. "Acceptance for mailing at th e special rate of postage provided for in Section 34.W . P .L . and R ., 1948 ed ition , paragraph d. Act of Februa ry 28, 1925 ; 39, U. S. Code 283 , was authorized O ctober 10, 1949. " THE ANCHOR of Alpha Sigma T au is published during th e months of l\ovember , January, April , a n d J ul y by L ela nd Publishers, I nc. , Th e Fratern ity Press, official sororit y publishers to the sorority at 2642 University Ave ., St. Pa ul 14, M inn. Subscription price , $3.00 pe r year . Edit ori al Office : M rs. Parry c hippers, 5.300a Su t herland, St. Louis 9. J'vlo .


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ALPHA BETA PANHELLENIC RUSH TEA Standing. left to right: Audrey Spurlock Saunders, Yvonne Foscato, Betty Jackson. Gay Gruber Hulbert, Georgina Daniel. Frances Dobey Morris; sitting: Chlonette Chafin. Barbara Ann Sanford. Carmen Carte.


<\; MRs. PREsTON E . SEWELL, the new News Agency Chairman, has long been active in sorority work. Originally a member of Omicron Chapter as M eda R ay E lliott, he moved to Washington, D . C ., in 1943. After her marriage there in 1948, it was in her home that the Washington, D . C., Alumnae Chapter was installed. She served first as Secretary-Trea urer and then as President for three years. Mrs. Sewell has a ttended the Detroit a nd Chicago Conventions, District M eetings a t Farmville, R oanoke and H arrisonburg, and the reinstatement of Chi Chapter at Shepherdstown. She belon gs to the Civinette Club of Arlington, the objective of which is the preparation of dressing for the cancer patients of the county. They run the cancer station, which has all hospital needs that a re loaned to the cancer patients. She is also active in the William burg Civic Association.

Mrs . Preston E. Se w ell

<\;MRs. J uLIAN J. MA ON, Sigma, the new Endowment Chairman , wa gradua ted from Buffalo State T eacher Coll ege with a B.S. D egree in educa ti on. Whil e in chool, she was a member of K appa D elta Pi a nd a charter member of Sigma Chapter. Mrs. M ason, then Eleanor Hird ta ught the upper grades of Corning and Buffalo, New York but topped t aching vera! ears ago. At present Mrs. M ason i the Buffalo 1umnae Chapter alternate to the City Panhellenic.

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found their way to our hill top. Especially was this true wh en th ey realized tha t the great mas ter weaver, Edward F. Wort, had com e to u to give of the weal th of hi knowledge and skill to ou r weavino- n eigh bors. Each summer the n umbers of the e eekers grew, until living a nd teaching qua rters were despera tely needed . Sin e th ere was no money fo r such things, each studen t gave a log, a window, a door, and some were a ble to give a room- a nd the Ed ward F . Worst C raft H ou e came into being- an outgrowth of love, a p roduct of conce rted a nd joyous sha ring in a commu ni ty purpose . N ow, orne 60 differen t craft a re taught, th e major ones being h and weavi ng, pottery, art m etal work, jewelry maki ng, enameling on copper and silver. A popula r departme n t h a grown out of the need of occupa tion al therap ist , reh a bilitation worker , h ome dem on tra tion leaders, a nd home makers. In this department, ca lled

;\:. THE Penla nd School of H a ndicrafts will celebra te its 25th Anniversary during the yea r 1954. T wenty-five yea rs ago there was no though t of a Pen land School of H a ndicrafts - only a group of neighbors reviving a nd p erpetua ting the age-old a rt of weavi ng which, a t th a t time, had been all but lo t in this great mechanized country of ours. America h ad begun to rea lize th a t although the push buttons were valua ble and were h ere to stay, with their coming we h ad lost something which was also valuabl e in the simple h om ey occupa tions tha t h ad kept us in touch with gra s roots, with h om e, with the fireside a nd wi th much that m akes life meaningful. America h ad also learned the great thera peu tic value of keeping the h a nds busy m creating things of beau ty a nd usefu lness. So--as people heard of work going on in the P enland community, they gradually

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THE ANCHOR related crafts, one may learn some three score of crafts requiring little equipment. Among them is chair seating, silk screen printing, and other methods of textil e decora tion , leather work, etc. The photography course given for the first time in O ctober, 1952, was popular and although it i not considered a craft, the cour e has added much interes t and will probabl y be an annual event at Penl and . J oe Cla rk was not able to conduct the course thi s time, but it was handl ed effi ciently and happil y by Penl and's own photographers, H arvey Chase and Barney M archialette, and Bra nk Purrington of Chicago, M ax Tha rpe of Statesville, and experts in various fi elds of photography. Those photographers were o enthusiastic about the beauties abounding in this section th at they begged to return for a course during the rhodod endron season. Although that is a time w hen the school is likely to be crowded, the John and Louise Morgan home is being reserved for them, and even if they have to roll up in blankets, they plan to be at Penland June 14 to 26, as well a O ctober 11 to 23. Penla nd made its second craft tour to th e Scandinavian countries a nd Finland during April and May, 1953, and had an e pecia lly interesting and enriching experience due to the fact tha t t here were friends and form er students of Penl and almost everywh ere they went. These frie nds pl anned itinerarie , were interp reter and guide , en tertained 1 members of the group in their hom es, and m ad e the trip a memonable one for each member of the party. The Penland School ha gained mu ch as a re ult of t he trip, an d will continue to do so, for contacts h ave already brought outstanding craftsmen from those countri es to Penland, and will bring oth ers next summ er. As the group saw the be t of th e craft schools of the countries visited, information wa glea ned and friendships made that facilitated the plans of Irene Beaudin and M ary Virginia Munford who left in October to study in those schools for ix months. This was a specia l and graciou arrangement for the Penland teachers, for the courses in tho e

schoo ls a rc ordinari ly four or fiv year courses. Sine th se P nla nd t ach ers are already raft m n of a bility, they ar a ll owed to go into th school s and g t special training in the special techniques whi h they wish to bring back to Penl and . Some interesting foreign stud nts hav b n sca ttered through th y a r. In J anu ary th r was Mr. S. K . Bhanj a of Calcutta, Ind ia, who came under the Point IV Program and who is head of a craft school which was a pa rt of the University found d by R abindra neth T agore. Mr. Bhanja was intensely interested in the Penl an d School and in the cra fts being taught, and when he went back to W ashington, he urged officials of th e TC Point IV Program to promote an I nt rnationa! A socia tion of Craft Educator uggesting that it begin with an exchange of tea hers between his school in Indi a, and the Penl and School of H andicrafts. Later there was Mr. Sa nt P ra ad of Bihar, Indi a, who worked in M ahatma Ghandi's program and i continuing th at work. H e brought with him his portable spinning wheel and taugh t everal people of the Penl and School how to use it. H e stayed two months, worked in most of the crafts taught at Penland a nd i now u ing that experi ence in his own 路school. His philo ophy and his discussions were a rare treat to the peopl e of the school. During the um mer there wa adette \t\lissa from Al exa ndria, Egypt-a new nation to be represented at Penl and . She wa exceedingly charming and is awaiting a visit from a form er Penl and teach r, tfr . ~tf ar 路 Sternberg, who is making an extended trip around the worl d in 1954, and her itincra t includes Alexandri a, Egypt. In August a Penla nd Student wa Mi I smene R egopoulou of Athen , Greece- another new country to be repre ented at Penland . Mi s R egopoulou work with underprivil eo-ed children and refugee and doe general social work which i financed b the Queen's Funds. Mi R egopoulou heard while at Penl and that the Qu een of Gre ce wa to visit Ameri a and was po iti e in her own m ind tha t if the Qu en knew ab u t Pen-


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land and the things being taught there, and being practiced in the neighborhood, she would surely come to Penland if invited. Those at Penland couldn't think a Queen would actually make a trip to little Penland but at least they had the fun of writing to their good friend, Senator Hoey, who gave them all the necessary information a to how to invite a Queen, and they did receive a very gracious letter from the Greek Ambassador, Mr. Athanase G. Politis, regretting that the Queen's itinerary did not include a visit to North Carolina. In late August and early September, Mis Cis Fink, whom the Penland party had met in Denmark, came to Penland for three weeks. Miss Fink is a designer and weaver of special costumes, and members of the staff at Penland had an opportunity to weave under her special instruction. Lily Mills cooperated by providing special yams for this purpose, and an article, and pictures of the costumes, will appear later in the Lily Mills publication, "Practical Weaving Suggestions." Another craftsman of note who entertained the Penland Party in Finland arrived early in September for a stay of two months and is to return to Penland for May, June, July, and August, 1954. Hand weavers will know her from an article written by Dorothy Liesbes in "Craft Horizons" for October, 1952. She is an artist and craftsman, and weave special tapestries in her own original technique. She plans to weave a large tapestry for Penland, especially designed by her, during the month of May. She says the p lanning for this will take time and thought, for she wants it to express Penland and its meaning. She will work out this design during the winter. Then she plans to complete the tape try by the end of May and be ready for teaching dur~ng June, July, and August. Miss Bidya V. Bhandari who came to this country on a United Nations Fellowship, from Simla, Punjab, India, wa a student at Penland for three weeks in November and found so much that she could use being taught in the Penland School, and pra ticed in th community, th a t sh i trying to ar-

range to have her stay in America extended enough to enable her to spend ix months at Penland. 路 Miss Bhandari is Pmncipal of a Governm ent Girl High School at Lakor Bazar at Simla in the Punj a b. H er wish in coming to this country was to study community organization in order to train women leaders for work in their village , to study handicrafts, and to observe the social aspects of such work in rural communitie . The School of Handicraft i busily making plans for its 25th Anniversary. Irene Beaudin and Mary Virginia Munford will bring home special ideas as a result of their studie in Europe. There will be special teachers from afar with their special offerings. A very special Scandinavian loom for weaving intricate damasks h4 been given to the school, and the generous donor, Mr. Edward T aggart, of Indianapolis, will bring it to Penland, set it up with the aid of the teachers of weaving a t Penland, and teach those teachers how to use it. During the summer there will be a special weaver from Stockholm in charge of teaching that special technique. This will be Miss Inga Werther whom the Penland group met during thei r craft tour in Sweden, and who had woven what seemed to them the most beautiful damask they saw on their entire trip. The growth of the Penland School of Handicrafts h as been an inspiration to those who have watched it develop from nothing to its present proportions. ' When we look black over the last thirty years of accomplishment made by the Penland community weaver and the Penland School of Handicraft , it brings us to the realization that America is not entirely mechanized, and that even in thirty ears there ha been a tremendous increa e in interest in h and work. We would not want to give up all we can get by pushino- button but we are showing by uch thina a the growth of the Penland School of Handicraft tha t we do not want to lo e the jo of doinothings our lves f reatina with our ' n hand and mind a nd of helpin other pe pie to know that jo .


:lrjl 'JJividenJ /or Beekman Jower _)Jolef ;t. MRs . EMILY E. H EPBURN, president of the

board, Panhellenic House A sociation, Inc., h as announced the first a nnu a l di vidend paid to preferred stockholde rs since Beekma n Tower Hotel was opened in 1928. Dividend paid $3 per share, or 6 per cent on $50 par non-cumul ative preferred stock. The Beekma n Tower Hotel, originally known as Pa nhellenic House, was built in 1928 by the National Panhellenic Sororities to provide a N ew York headquarters for sorority women and their friends. In 1934, a t the. h eight of the depression, it beoame necessary to open the hotel to the general public. Because of its location on New York's fashiona ble East Side Beekman Hill , the name was changed to Beekman Tower. However, one representative from each of the national Greekletter sororities hold ing stock in the hotel is a member of the board of directors. At the recent board m eeting, Mrs. H epburn complimented the Beekma n Tower's Managing Director, Mis Florence K eena n, for guiding the hotel through a m ajor de pression keeping both origina l ownership and the inves tment of original stockholders intact.

U nd er Miss K eenan' dire tion , mortgag ind ebtedness has been reduced more than ha lf; improvements an d mod erni:bation hav been made to capitalize on its nearness to United N a tions headqu a rters; la rger rooms a nd suite have been created, new income produ cing depa rtments organized . Parti ular emphasis ha been pi a ed on small er meetings, ba nque ts a nd conventions. Since Bee km a n T ower is the only major hotel in close proximity to the rna sive United Nation Building, it is the logical headquarters not only for foreign delegate but for ma ny of the organ izations a nd as ociation requiring frequent contact with offi ces of the United N ations. During 1953, gu C' ts nion, registered from every Sta te in the Al aska, a nd H awaii ; most of the P rovinces of Ca nada; from Bermud a; 32 countries of Europe; I celand; Africa, Asia, Au tralia, New Zealand, the Philippine Okin awa Indonesia, N ew Caledonia, a nd Sumatra. To meet the growing n eeds of the expand ing Ea t Side, United ation section, Mrs. H epburn said 1954 services and facilities will be furth er expanded by the hotel under a long term, ontin ui ng program .

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Y/aliona/ Panhe//enic Con~rence Pa9adena, CalÂŁ/ornia Bv MRs. JosEPH STEEN, President of the Eastern District they wil l urvive because they provide a fa mily ti in a period when family ties are weaker than they have ever been and when youth needs them badly. In an outstanding addres by Dr. Coffman, D ea n of L a w at UCLA, th preservation of our Ameri can H eritage was reiterated a an a rea where the Greekle tter world may perform a vital fun ction. Another peake r during the conference, was a specia l age nt for the FBI who e ubject was " Th e Rol e Of The Citize n." When one wasn't sitting in m ee tings or discussions, there were delightful teas, lun ch eons, a nd va rious soci al functions to attend, m a king it po ible to meet m a n y other delegates present. Our Ca liforni a ho tesses were mo t cordia l and gracious. They provided the floral a rra ngements, the bea uty of which offered a trul y Ca liforni a e ttina for each ga th ering.

;\". IN November, the Nation al Panhell enic Conference held its biennia l meeting a t California's beautiful Huntington Hotel in Pasade na. PC, an advisory body, unite 31 national social sororities into one membership and magnifi c the common idea l of its members. It is vitally conce rned with our privi lege of citizenship and the committee re port , panels, speeches a nd resolutions later in the conferenc e refl ec ted thi type of thinking on the part of delegates. NPC is a membe r of Th e All American Conference to Combat Comm unism. Many federal organiza tions as well are seeking its support, indicating the potential influence of College Sororities. An address by Mrs. Nola Stark Rogers, Assistant D ean of Students a t UCLA, was of particular interest. Dean Rogers spoke on "Why Sororities Survive." She thinks

ALPHA SIGMA TAUS AT NPC Standing. left to right: Mrs. Joseph Steen. President, Eastern District; Mrs. Parry Schippers. Editor, " The Anchor"; Mrs. Edward Tokheim, Los Angeles Alumna; Mrs. Waldo Hinshaw, Northwestern District President; Seated: Mrs. S. Carl Robinson. National President.

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Subj ec t was " Our M agazincs- Pa. L a nd Present, with Predictions of Things to om ." Th e Past was ably ha nd led by J a nrt M Gurn, ditor of Th e Alpha Phi Quarterly. She h ad spent much time in res arch and gave some cl ever a nd la ughabl e inr id nts rela tive to the publishing of the magazin in the ea rly d ays. Ardi M ar k, editor of Gamm a Phi Be ta's Crescent, spoke on Th Present. Sh e had cond ucted a survey on reader interest in her own so rority a nd had found th at intere t was greatest in OTH R P EOP L E , second in THIN GS a nd third in ID EA . Anne W eaver, ed itor of Th e L aurel of Pi K a ppa Sigma, predicted for the futur of our m agazines more a ttractive covers, mor interesting headlines a nd a n emph a i on th inspira tional , on standards a nd a " re turn to our alta rs." The Brass T ack dinner, of which a ncy

Eighteen of the 3 1 P a nhellcnir editors m et Tu sday afternoon in the Patio Room a t the Huntington Hotel, November 3, for the first session of the Editors' conference with Ann H all, Alpha Chi Omega, editor of Th e L yre, presiding. A well pla nned agenda resulted in many interes ting disc ussions throughou t the entire time together. Subjects such as a dvertising in frat ernity magazines, communism and how to encourage sorority women through our magazines toward clea rer th inking on world problems, improvem ent of public relations for th e Greekletter world, how to plan better publications a nd yet lower costs of publishing if pos ible these a re a few of the weighty subjects discu sed . An hour's panel before the General Conference wa give n by the editors on Friday morning with Ann H a ll acting as modera tor.

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SORORITY EDITORS MET AT NPC Back row, left to right: Mrs. Parry Schippers, Alpha Sigma Tau; Mrs. Rob ert L. Stuhr. Kappa Alp ha Theta; Mrs. Paul L. Jenkins, Delta Ze ta; Mrs. ' James Stannard Baker, Sigma Kappa; Mrs. James J. Marek, Gamma Phi Beta; Mrs. Robert J. Anders on, Alpha Delta Pi; Katherine Davis, Alp h a O micro n Pi: Christelle Ferguson, Chi Omega; Mrs. Nancy BilL Theta Upsilon; front row: Anne W e a ver, Pi Kappa Sigma; Mrs. T. N. Alford, Pi Beta Phi; Mrs. Harold Eberhardt, Alpha Gamma Delta ; Miss Ann Hall, Alpha Chi Omega; Mrs. George L. Burr, Sigma Sigma Sigma; Mrs . R. S. McG urn, Alpha Phi; Mrs. Stanley Striffl er, Alpha Xi De lta.

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Wenzel, President of the Southwestern District, was read. A motion was made by Mrs. Steen and seconded by Mrs. Staehle that the resignation be accepted with regret. Plans were discus ed for district meetings to be held in the fall of 1954. A motion was made 'by Miss Calfee and seconded by Mrs. Hinshaw that each new collegiate chapter be given at installation a set of official initiation robes and crowns. The motion carried. A motion was made by Mrs. Steen and seconded by Miss Calfee that the Standards Committee be authorized to investigate the design of a new initiation robe to be displayed for approval at district meetings. The motion carried. A motion was made by 路Mrs. Staehle and second by Mrs. Hinshaw that the Rush Chairman prepare a mimeographed booklet of party ideas, and other information concerning rushing. The motion carried . R eports were given by Mrs. Robinson, Mrs. Steen and Mrs. Hinshaw concerning the NPC meeting which they had attended in Pasa dena, California. The m eeting adjourned at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, J anuary 3, 1954. CARRIE STAEHLE, S ecretary

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National Council of Alpha Sigma Tau met January 2, 3, 1954, at the Neil House, Columbus, Ohio. The meeting was called to order at 10:00 a.m. January 2, by the National President, Mrs. S. C. Robinson. The following council members and chairmen were present: Mrs. Robinson, Pre ident ; Mrs. Joseph Steen, Vice-President ; Mrs. J. W. Hinshaw, Vice-President ; Miss Janet Calfee, Vice-President ; Mrs. H. E. Staehle, Secretary; Miss Margaret Macdonald, Treasurer ; Mrs. E. F. Peterson, Chairman of Standards ; Miss Rose Marie Schmidt, Chairman of Rushing. A motion was made by Miss Macdonald and seconded by Mrs. Staehle that the fiscal year for the national organization end May 31. The motion was carried. A motion was made by Mrs. Staehle and seconded by Mrs. Steen that the national treasurer keep the corporation papers and all corporation minutes. The motion carried. A motion was made by Miss 路Macdonald and seconded by Mrs. Steen that we adjust the price of supplies to cover the increase of printing and mailing costs. The motion carri ed . A letter of resignation from Mrs. Harold

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Mitchell Bill, Theta Upsilon, was chairman was h eld in the Ship Room of the Hotel. Decorations and food were superb. H arold Bachman and F. R . Brandherm (of Banta Publishing Co. ) and Wilma Smith L eland (of Fra ternity Month ) were special guests and each was presented with a small memento of their 25 years of service to fraternity Other guests were magazine publishing. former editors pre ent at the Conferenc M rs. Sidney Stanard, Alpha D elta Pi ; Mrs. W . W . Sltout, Delta Sigma Epsilon路 Mrs. G orgc Banta, Jr., K appa Alpha Th ta; Mrs. H :uold Hutchin on, hairman of the Confer-

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ence, Alpha Phi ; Mrs. Julia Ober, Kappa Delta, and Mrs. M arian K eys, Alpha Phi, 1951 chairman of the Editors' Conference. Other enjoyable occasions were the chairman's party Tuesday evening after our long evening of discussion which was a delightful lift to us all and the lovely tea given for u Wednesday afternoon by the C entral Office Executives. Officer elected for the coming biennium were Jo ephine Burr (Mrs. Geo. L . Jr.) Sigma Sigma Sigma Chainnan, and Tonie Eberhardt (Mr. H arold .) lpha anuna D Ita Seer tary-Trea urer.

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Ann Kinnon Hornbach, Alpha, was awarded the Alpha Sigma Tau gold scholarship ring for obtaining an " A" average for three years. She is a junior enrolled in special education of the blind.

Mary Shinn, Alpha Alpha, awarded the scholarship ring, is now working as an assistant head nurse in the Obstetrical Department at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio.

Jo Ann Carrigan, Alpha Gamma, secon d tim e winner, is president of Heart and Ke y, is ac tive in Phi Alpha Theta, and Kappa De lta Pi. a n d is listed in "Who's Who in America n Universities and Colleges ."

Jane Hosaflook, Psi. s e nior a t Madison College, is in Diapason Club, Ass ociation of Childhood Ed ucation & Kappa Delta Pi.

Pat Seib, Pi, senior at Harris Teachers College, assistant editor of the Collegian (school paper) and vice-president of Kappa Delta Pi. She is a member of the Future Teachers of America, Chorus and Glee Club, Women's Athletic Association, Newman Club, and Student Council She is Corresponding Secretary and Pledge mother of Pi Chapter, and is listed in "Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities."


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Glenna Curry

Jayn e Cole

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Miss JoAN KERSHAW, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was crowned as Homecoming Queen IV a t the annual H omecoming activities of Shepherd College in O ctdber. Miss K ershaw, the fo urth Chi member to become Homecoming Queen, is a sophomore majoring in biology .and English. Her hd~by is drama tics and she h as been in several plays, including the f~ll play,"The Man Who Came to Dinner." She is secretary.treasurer of the so~homore class and pledge chairman of Chi Chapter.

Joan Kershaw

"Good Luck. Rams," Chi's float. was second place winner in the Homecoming parade at Shepherd College, Shepherdstown. West Virginia. Misses Jo Ann Didawick, Julie Hovermale. Joan Klotzbaugh, Susan Barrick, Jean Keller, and Elizabeth Ann Russell rode the float.

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DR. RuTH ScARBOROUGH, professor of history and chairman of the division of social studies at Shepherd College, will personally conduct a European tour to Holland, Belgium, France, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, and England .on July 12 to August 31, as a part of Shepherd Coll ege's 1954 summer session. Dr. Scarborough has traveled widely in Europe in the course of her studies in the history and civiliza tion of the Wes tern world. She has been teaching at Shepherd College since 1936 and is active in civic organizations. Dr. Scarborough gained a wide audience among Alpha Sigma Taus through her series of articles for the Central Office Bulletin on

" What's Right With Ameri a." She i patroness of Chi Chapter and this year has been acting as advisor in the absence of Miss Sara Cree, regular advisor who is tudying for her doctor' s degree at Penn State College, Penn ylvania.

Carol Ashcraft

;\; CAROL AsHCRAFT, AA , wa runn er up for Homecoming Queen and wa one of the he i al o a four on the Queen' Court. member of the Ball State Concert Choir Delta Phi Delta (art honorar ) Kali ta Club, Commerce Club and th Student Exe utive Council Publici ty Committee.

Dr. Ruth Scarborough

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ba ed on John P . M arquand's fa mous novel, was the opening play of the new L ittle Thea ter of the R ockies. The thea ter has a capacity of 628 seats, all a rranged fo r perfect visi'bili ty of the stage. Seat are in a deep rose sh a de which reflect the deepe r tones of the a uditorium's fl a mingo walls. Stage curtains are a soft hade of green which is re peated in the aisle carpeting. These h andsome phys ical accommoda tions a re match ed by the qu ality of the theaters technical equipment. The lighting booth is placed a t the back of the a uditori u m, where a lighting tec hnician may wa tch every cha nge m ade on the stage.

;\; FRA SIER HALL, new building on the cam pus of the Colorado 路:4$~a te College of Education in Greeley, houses th e school's plush new theater, Fras ier H all Thea ter, believed to h ave th e most modern equipment of. a ny college thea ter in Ameri ca. The building houses administra tive office for th e Colorado Sta te College of Education. It also qua rters the school' s dep artmen ts of music, speec h. a nd dra ma, in addition to the thea ter. The $1 ,400,000 Frasier H all Building on the Greeley campus is loca ted 路 directly across the street from the u Ch a pter of Alpha Sigma T au. Point of No R eturn, Pa ul O sborn 's dra ma

Frasier Hall. Colorado State Colleqe, Greeley, Colorado.

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A revolving stage, 28 fee t in di ameter ; a nd a h ydraulica lly operated fore-stage are the very la test in scenery-shifting equipment. A stage loft extends 4 7 feet a bove the stage floor and houses a counter-we ight system which fli es scenery at a touch . The stage is a large 72 by 34 fee t, with a proscenium opening 32 fee t wide. Beneath the main tage is a rehearsal stage a nd seven dressing rooms open off thi s area. A lou nge adjoining the m ain stage will be used as a reception room after perform ances.

The orchestra pit i elevat d from a lower fl oor to give addi tional depth to the tage when needed. Air conditioning a nd perfect acou tic will add to the comfor t and enj oyment of the audience . The theater al o ha a n intercommunica tion system wh ich onn t all key poin ts in the thea ter. A scenic pain t shop is separated from the main stage by a ound proof curtain which may be ra ised a nd lowered. A property room adjoins the stage.

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who spent their lives pioneering in these Kentucky mountains. The middle years saw the School growing in unique ways to meet new needs. The present and the future were in our minds, too. Cooperation with the Harlan County Board of Education now brings 197 children in buses to crowd our classrooms and the dining room at L aurel House. E ager children await the opening of the Library so tha t they may borrow from the fine collection of modern children's books or gather for storytelling. Thus we touch almost every home in this newly-consolidated school district. Coopera tion brings your help, too, that Pine Mountain may m aintain its communitywide school and m edical services. These depend upon the assistance of friends beyond the mountain. The Pine Mountain Hospital, fittingly dedicated to the memory of William and Sally Creech, makes m edical care available to many who otherwise find it difficult to secure.

;\; SuNDAY, December 13, was for us a day of real importance. I wish that you might share with us the Nativity Play which the school children presented in our beautiful Chapel. For almost forty years, Pine Mountain students have begun the Christmas season with this play. It is wonderful for them to have their lives enriched by their participation in this joyous, yet deeply moving experience. In October we celebrated the School's forti eth anniversary. Friends and neighbors, former staff members and students, gathered here for a memorial program. The past was brought back vividly by Henry Creech who told how his father, William Creech, Sr., gave the land to start the School in his valley. His interest in the new School was so great that the customers at his little store often had to wait while he went to see how the S~hool was progressing. Co-workers of the founders reminded us of the courage, resourcefulness, and compassion of Katherine Pettit and Ethel deLong

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the first N ational President of Alph a Sigma Tau, died March 2, 1954. Mrs. Ritchie was an alumna from Grand R apids, Michigan . She was an elementa ry school principal a nd a delegate to ~he first N a tional Convention h eld in Detroit, O ctober 8, 1925, where she was elected first N ational President. She pl anned for a nd presided over the second national convention in 1927 where she was elected for a second term. She also conducted several council m eetings. She always emphasized the opportuniti es that a sorority gave for ervice, finer living and friendship. She addressed the A.E.S. meeting in D enver on "Sorority Friend ship" -her favorite subject. Miss Norton said of her talk, " It revealed her high ideal of friendship and refl ected grea t credit upon her and upon the sorority." ;\; MRs. GRACE ERB RITCHIE,

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rush p a rty thi s semester was held at J erry Craw's hom e in Ann Arbor. Th e theme was based on th e " roaring twenties," a nd p la n a re now under way with Penny Boussou las as general cha irm a n. T entative plans are also under way regarding the weekend that is spent at W ampler's L a ke each spring. The members are looking forwa rd to a weekend th at has always proven to be a good tim e. N ew m embers this year a re: D onn a R enwick, Mi lly D eleru yelle, J oan Norton, Shirley Whitney, Bobby M acD onald, and M arty T amplin. T entative plans h ave been made for thi spring's pledge p a rty. Penn y Boussoule i the ch airma n for the pa rty, a nd the co-cha irma n is Lynn Furay.

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THE Alpha Sig at Michigan State Normal took firs t place with their fl oat in the H omecoming parade last semester. A football p layer coming from a m achine as a sucker carried ou t their slogan, " Make Suckers of 'Em'." T he fo u r girls who were on the float h eld u p la rge red a nd white striped suckers. I n add ition to the ann ual Christm as box that is sent to Pine Mou ntain, the Alph a C hapter packed food , clo the , and toys for a fam il y in Ypsil an ti . Ca roling a t th e Bye r H ospital ended the C h ristma events. Rushi ng started th e 17th of F ebru ary with the open hou se a nd the form al tea . The

ALPHA'S PRIZE WINNING FLOAT Left to right: Joyce Townsend. Tex Durant, Dotty Rice, Pat He bb.

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Bunny Bennet was elected secretary, and Shirley Whitney was elected to be the new chaplain for this semester.

Beta is certainly proud of Joellen Donnelly. Joellen is vice-president of the Student Body and was recently given another honor. She represented our college after being chosen by the faculty as Central' outstanding citizen. We feel that we have added several wonderful girls during our rushing seasons this year. Our brothers have been more than helpful with their serenading and "taxi" service a t our ru h parties. We Betas continue to be busy. We are enjoyi ng our cokers with the other oront1e and fraternities and have tried to realize some of the objectives of the state Panhellenic Conference held here at Central in November. We are looking forward to spring, which will bring our spring formal, houseparty, Panhellenic Ball, and senior farewelL- MARILYN SPURLOCK .

WE Betas have certainly had a busy year, and we are eager to tell the rest of you Taus about it. We worked hard a t Homecoming. After our vigorous campaigning for Qu een- making posters, the annual Tau street dance, and screaming for J eanne at the Queen's assembly- we were a ha ppy group . Our candidate, J eanne Martin, was elected Central's Homecoming Queen by rhe students and faculty . However, this was not our only honor. Our happiness was complete when the judges announced that first prize for the most beautiful float was awarded to Alpha S路igma Tau. We certainly had a lot to talk about with our alums at our Homecoming breakfast. ;\". THE DELTA CHAPTER has recently comSpeaking of the alums, we are more than pleted a bu y, full-scheduled rushing grateful to the support and help they are season . The usual round of coke, record, g1vmg us. We had an impressive Founder's and bridge parties came to a spinning halt Day ceremony at the home of Maxine Profitt. with a formal rush party held on February Almost all of the Mt. Pleasant alumnae 19. The theme of Moonlight and Roses group were there to sing Tau songs and chat wa effectively carried out with a background over the delicious refreshments. of steps leading up to a silver moon on which In November, two Beta girls were elected each rushee sat while making her wish to to rule over the annual ROTC military ball. become a Tau. Suspended sparkled stars The Honorary Commander . was Marilyn formed a false ceiling under which were Spurlock, and Dona Richie was a Kaydette. placed ta:bles decovated with green and yelIn February, Todd Fugate, and a m ember low cloths, centered with A~T candleholders. from each sorority, submitted their pictures The following Thursday night twelve girls to be judged by a local beauty shop. Todd pledged Tau in an impressive candlelight won-"the girl with the most becoming hair ceremony. style." L ater she will go to Detroit to comPlans are now being made for participapete with the winners from Michigan's col- tion in the annual Campus Carnival, a fundleges. raising proj ect for the General Charity Fund Again this year we enjoyed our Christmas of Indiana. Each orority and fraternit Benefit Dance with out brother fraternity, taking part in the activity contributes their Sigma Tau Gamma. For admission each entire profit to the fund. Indications ar person brought an item of food and fifty tha t this year' carnival will be a bigger and cents. The money was used to buy toys, more profitable venture than ever before. clothes and p rishable foods. We a sembled AI o in the embryonic tage i the annual the box and delivered it to a needy Mt. enior banqu t honorinu thi ear' graduPlea ant family. ate . Committe have been cho en and


THE ANCHOR gifts have been selected for each senior member. Alumnae from Indiana and surrounding areas have been extended a cordial invitation to our dinner which promises to be an entertaining evening. The Panhellenic Spring Formal was held Saturday, M arch 27. Theme for this yea r's dance was Moonlight and Magnoli as or " Y a' all come." So another busy year a t D elta is drawing rapidly to a close with much accomplished and much still to be done as soon as we return in September.

;\; AFTER a very busy a nd successful fa ll semester, the girls of Theta Chapter are looking forward to .an even busier and more successful spring semes ter. L ast term saw about half of the sorority members m oving onto ca路m pus. This m eant, of course, many more opportunities to be together for pl anning, working, and just having fun. We have made great use of the apartment shared by Lillian Dombrowski, Dori Commons, Barbara R ousselle, and Barbara M cGhee for P.J. parties, song fests, and pre-da nce p arties. T wo of our most outstanding parties were

Babs Jancula. Delta "Granddad's Sweetheart" Homecoming Float, 1954

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th C hristm as Party an d on giv n for us by Sigma Phi Lambda Fra t rn ity. M ary Byers was hostess at th C hristmas pa rty where we ex hanged gifts, sang arols, a nd f as ted on chips, hamburgers, and soft drinks. T he fraternity party afford d a wond rfu l

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chance for meeting new people and m aking new fri ends. One of our first proj ects in the fall was buiding a float for Homecoming. M a ny hours of hard work were spent a t Helga Winkl er's to complete the floa t, which made use of a pa pier-m ache stork to illustra te the them e, "We're expecting t'win." or wa our la bor in vain, for we won third place among sorority floats. Our greatest success wa a t W ayne' a nnua l carnival, Wintermart, where the French Hoop-La booth we shared with Sigma Phi Lambda fraternity captured first prize. Imm ediately after the a ward we celebra ted with a victory party at Lillian Dombrowski' s home . After finals the girls drove through a blizzard to Camp Nahelu, n ear Oxford, Michigan, for initiation of J a nice D avis, Gloria Dickerson, L ois Miller, a nd N a ncy T erwilliger. W e enjoyed skating, skiing, sledding, hiking, and, due to the ex treme cold, a lot of singing and cards by the open fire. At the end of the weekend the new members were treated to dinner at Waterford Inn. One of our members, H elga Winkl er, left u s temporarily between semesters to join her mother in Germany. Although we miss h er very much we know by h er letters that she is having a wonderful time working and attending a n American university. The new semester found us faced with a big problem-money. This we a re now solving by a very successful ales campairrn of greeting cards. W e are also doing a social service project with gree ting cards. W e are sponsoring a campus wide collection of old cards to be donated for use in Children's Hospital. F ebruary 27 is the da te for the D etroit Alumnae Chapter Annual Dinn er D a nce at C a r on' Chop House. M a ny girls from the collegi a te chapter will be attending this a nd a preceding pa rty at C a rol H a rtsell's. Pl an s for our ru h pa rtie are now well under way. Our fir t, M a rch 4, will be c ntered a bout a French them e with J. chorus line in which the girls wi ll wear the red a nd black cos tumes th y o rig inally made for the

Wintermart booth. Soft drinks with exotic n a mes such as Flaming Fantasy, Daring Danny, and Slow Ginger Fizz will be served with chips a nd pretzels. The second rush party, to be held la ter in the month, will be a form a l tea at which we will serve cake and punch , and entertain with th e late t fashions, modeled by ourselves. The fir t pa rt of M arch we plan to invite all student to a reception for a well known celebrity. Final arrange ments h ave not yet been made, but we are hoping Miss Joni J a mes will be our drawing card . Our thought are also turning to two more springtime event , the P anhell enic 'Sting a nd the Pa nhell Ball. For the Sing we intend to do a m edl ey of song from the motion picture " Snow White. " All eyes are on first prize for thi event. W e would like to ma tch our record from las t fall. As for the Ba ll , it will suffice to say we a re noticing new dresse and prospec tive e cort . The only discorda nt note in our plans for the future is the pos ibility that M ary L ee Nicholson, our only recently acquired advi or, may have to leave us because of other responsibilitie . At a ny rate we will do our be t to make her proud of us this year whe th er or not it proves to be h er Ia t with u . -BARBARA YlcGHEE a nd JoAN FARABAUGH.

t TH E Iota at 1006 Constitution in Emporia, K a nsas are very proud of the accomplishments tha t we made du ring the '53'54 college year. W e came back to college last fall to find that our ch apter room h a d been redecorated and plans were being made for purchas ing a n ew piano \ hich a rrived ju t before ru h-week began. After a ery succe ful ru h-week twent -one air! were p ledged . After com bining all of our effort n the ya rd deco ration for Hom oming, ur effort wer a mp! rewarded when th judge" pr ented u with the fi t pl. pl. que.


THE ANCHOR One of our enior girls, Alice Mac Cl a rk was cho en to be a n attend ant to the Hom ecoming Queen . At the beginning of the second em st r we initiated seventeen new active m emb r . At the termina-tion of rush-w~ek nin new pledges were admitted to our cha pte r, bringing the membership of Iota to thirty-nine active, and twelve pi dge . We arc now pl a nning to remodel and nlarge our house. Th e plans consist ~ f converting the house which now has space for twenty-five girls into one tha t would accommodate forty. An apartment for the house mother is includ ed in the proj ect. Constru ction will begin at the close of this semester. W e hope th a t our chapter will continu e to grow in the future as it ha since last fall. - MYRNA RoBRAHN.

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serious rushing. Ju st about all th girls we wcr rushing w rc b ing rushed by two or more sororities her on our campus. We u ed " movi es" as th e cntra l th mf' for our rush parti s. Monday found us on ha nd with th e " Gr a test Show on Earth." We had all the trimmings of a real-li ve circus . . . from clowns to pink I monad . Tu e day, " Our H ea rts Wer Young an d Gay." The room was all decked ou t like a night clu b. We v n had champagne (gingera l in champagne glasses) and pink el eph a nts. W ednesday was rea ll y a wond rful day for us. We go t thirteen girls out of fiftee n bids i sued . Ou r them for Wedn sd ay was " H ere for Eternity" ... w took a little liberty with that title. This time we rea lly got the cr am of th crop and we're mighty proud of our n w T a u babi es, who a rc Brend a Assaid, Sis Brown, Betty Cory, M ary K ay Donnell y, Nancy Lea H arris, Virgini a Johnston , Peggy Laym an, Betty MeAd en, Bonnie Moore, Sally O'Ma ll y, hirley Osborne, Rheta Russel, and M a ry J o Suttl e . Congratu lations girls! - MoLLY A N HARVEY.

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;\; SARA BRANDON received her B.A. in August but enrolled again this year in the Ford Foundation Experiment in T eacher Education. She will receive eighteen hours undergraduate credit and twelve hours on her M.A. for the years work. The F oundation is paying $125 a month . M artha J ean Miller plans to enter this program next year. Sara is also President of U psilon Chapter.

;\; THE most important event on th e Alpha Sigma T au calenda r a t Sou theastern College this past year was our annual dance given on January 8. Our theme was "Our Blue H eaven." Angels, cherubs, stars and clouds decorated the Student Union. Millions of sparkling paper stars hung from the ceiling. Pink angels with their silver wings watched over us from all corners of

the room and the band stand was surrounded by big fluffy clouds. M arylyn Geiser, our sweetheart, was presented with a bouquet of yellow roses as was our president, Adelaide Johnson. Kay V arnado was announced as our favorjte and was presented with AST monogramed cuff links. The sorority girls and pledges carried mall sweetheart bouquets of yellow daisies. Each escort was given a tie clasp with As.T initials. The girls.sang the hymn as was the tradition and we also ang "Our T au H eaven ." Another event on our calende r was the Spook Party tha t the pledges gave for the members. Everyone came dressed for an evening with the superna tural. Witch es, vampire ' ghosts, goblins, aeprech auns, and fairies all joined in the fun . M agic, trickery and favors were the order of the night. Betty Mcinnis and Daphne Gregoire h ave announced their engagements. A Kitch en Shower was given in honor of Betty Mclnni a t the home of M iss Miller. Miss Miller and Miss Lowe, our sponsors, acted as co-hostesses for the occasion. Betty was wed to Robert O 'Brien on F ebruary 28 a t 3 :00 p.m. in the First Presbyterian Church in Hammond. D aphne and Sonny Drumm are holding back the date till after gradua tion. Our future plans include initiation of our present pledges ; rushing and pledging of more girls for the spring semester and our annual weekend houseparty on L ake Pontchatrain in Mandeville, Louisiana. All in all, the spring semester of '54 will be filled with fun and festivities for all. See you m the next is ue.-DIANNE WoEST.

Chi j Chinatown At the annual dance given by Phi Chapter at Southeastern Louisiana College, Hammond, i l T Sweetheart, Marylyn Geiser, and Phi President Adelaide Johnson. were presented with bouquets of yellow roses. Their escorts were AI Blanchard and Bob Boettner.

;\; C HI CHAPTER started the fall emester in Septem ber with about 100 tudents and faculty members a ttending the annual reception for the new and tran fer worn n tudents. . On O ctober 2 Chi h ld lumber p rt le pw1th about tw nt members pendina Ie m ht a t th hom of D nna L ee M rs.


THE ANCHOR Games, dances and television provided entertainment for all and plenty of food was eaten by the group. Miss Joan K ershaw was crowned H omecoming Queen IV during the half-time ceremony of the Homecoming football game. Chi's float "Good Luck R am " won secon d place in the annual pa rade. Strange sounds were heard in Shepherdstown on the night of N ovember 10 when Chi held its fall rush party using China town as the theme. Gay Chinese co turned guests were seen eating rice with chop-sticks and fanning with multicolored fans. A Chinese dragon also m ade its appearance during the evening. Nine girls were pledged during the fall rush season. The pedges gave the members a Christm as party in which they presented their versions of famous Christm as carols and "The Night Before Christm as." They packed the Christmas box for Pine M ountain School with toys and supplies coll ected fro m the members and added their contributions of nine garments, one m ade by each pledge. Chi Chapter is proud of her new sisters; J oan Brake, Barbara Rowland, R osemary Snoeberger, T emple Ann Scafa ti, H elen T eets, June Triggs, Polly Williams, K ay Zeigler, and Marlen e Zimmerman, who were form ally initiated on January 14. For the second year members of Chi p articipated in the " Mother's M a rch on Polio" drive in Shepherdstown and vicinity on A total of $169. 11 was colJ anuary 22. lected by the group this year. Miss Eleanor Ludwig, of H edgesville, Wes t Virginia, was one of eight students of Shepherd College elected by the Shepherd College faculty to honorary m embership in Wh o's Who in American Unive rsities and Colleges for the 1953-54 term. Miss Ludwig is m ajoring in elem entary education and is a m ember of Student Christia n Associa tion, Future Teachers of America, and for two years has been vice-president of Chi Chapter. Mrs. Joseph Steen, national vice-president, visited Shepherdstown and held national inspection of Chi Chapter on F ebruary 1. Chi's spring rush party was held on M arch 4路 with Tau H eaven as its them e.

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M a ny plans for th fu ture a r being discussed including ways to raise money for Chi's scholarshi p. Chi's member have parti ipat d in many of the pl ays and m usical programs of Sh pherd Coll ege thi s yea r. A few of th m are Lorna Shull , M arlene Zimmerm a n, Bonni Smi th , J oan K rshaw, and J oAnn M anning. Mrs. Alice Bicknel l, res id ent counselor for the women, and Mrs. K enneth Stringer, wife of a faculty mcmb 路 r, wer named as Pa trone ses of Chi C hapter when Mrs. Willi am M oore an d D r. Minnie Morrell last year's patronesses left Shepherd Coli ge.J EAN ELLIOTT.

"Doc" and Miss Frank dressed for the Carnival.

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two hours before no one would have been average for the preceding year. Joane Pease willing to guarantee that we woud be ready was the recipient of the award . for a party, we had managed to blow up December brought the Panhellenic Dance balloons, paint posters, hang crepe paper, and and our Christmas parties. We watched do a million-and-one last minute jobs before with pride as our own Jackie King, Frances dashing out to welcome our rushees. Ails, and Linda Gauldin marched in the It was "the greatest show on earth" from figure a t the "Holly Ball." And all of us beginning to end. Gil Hinman, our jolly turned out to help make the huge holly clown, greeted everyone with many a "Ho! wreaths used at the dance. W e celebrated Christmas by gathering Ho!"' and"Ha! Ha!", and ushered the crowd into Lincoln House where ma ny ga mes around the Christmas tree to exchange gifts. awaited them. What fun we all had pitch- This yea r we had with us three little undering pennies, bobbing for apples, playing priviledged children and their great-grandbingo, visiting the fortun e tell er, being mother, for whom we had all bought gift . tattooed by "Needl es" Smith, having a por- Candy, cake, punch, and, of course, the trait drawn by "Pierre" Gauldin, and going m ysterious packages excited everyone ; and through the horror house. Our concession the sudden appearance of Santa Claus s tand served everyone with hot dogs, drinks, climaxed the gaiety of the evening. Later peanuts, potato chips, cake, and apples. we found new Christmas spirit as we sang A large poster announced the Big Show Christmas carols together. at nine o'clock, so all crowded into the living The new year found us feverishly studyroom to watch the performance. How we ing for exams. It wa rewarding to find that clapped for the chorus line, roared at the fifteen of our m embers h ad ranked on the shrill voices of Muggs and Joan, "the Sweet D ean's List. Singing Sisters," thrilled to the "Snake One of the les pleasant of the year's Dance," and wept bitter tears at the fa te experiences has been the re igna tion of our of poor Pagliacci, aided in his performance beloved ponsor, Dr. Mary Latimer. "Doc" by our own clown! The chorus girl again h as been with us for several years and has danced in with "Take an A," and the Big always worked faithfully and lovingly for us. Show was over. Suddenly we turned to a She has, however, found that her duties at more serious vein, and forming a large the college and el ewhere will not leave h er fri endship circle, closed our party with the free to act as our advisor. Psi Chapter will traditional "Sweetheart Song." miss her, but all of us will till feel that she On rush weekend we happily welcomed is truly one of us. a wonderful number of pledges into our Also leaving us too oon will be Mis group. After the hort pledge period we D aphne Dickens, who has been Lincoln' initiated fourt een new members. They were housemother for the pa t year. Miss Frances Brickey, H elen Diffee, Ann Good- "Dickie" has inspired a British atmosphere rich, Mary Anna Hollomon, Barbara J ohn- in the house and a British loyalty to her in son, H elen Johnson, Barbara Long, M a ry our hearts as she served us tea, told us stories Sue Missimer, Peggy Moore, Louise Toms, and helped us in our work. It ha been a Fra nces Umberger, J eannette Vi ar, Nancy wonderful experience in gettino- to know her. Williams, and Eleanor Wood . Second emes ter brings with it many exFounders' Day took us all out to the citing pro pects. W e are looking forward Ga bles Hotel, in Elkton, for our a nnu al to spring m h election of officers for the banque t. Everyone relished the abundance major tudent organiza tion our weekend of good food, and joined in the fel lowship a t college camp, M ay Da , and aJl the a of the ca ndle lighting service. Mi Frank tie which m ake our year o excitin . pr sented an award from the Richmond- we ay goodb e to our cnior in June w Petersburg Alumna Chapter to the member ca rr ' ith u the f a mot . a tio f our chapter with the highest holas ti c mg ea r.- JoA


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in th spring. Alph a Ta u has won the trophy for the prcc ding two y a rs. Open hous was held a t th e sorori ties a nd t STUDENTS at Colorado Sta t Coll ege of fra terniti es for their alumni. Education spent a busy weekend as the Fredd y M a rtin , on of RCA Vi ctor's top school presented it "Hit Pa rad " Hom ecomth r c recording a rti sts, p layed for the H omeing. The gala weekend go t off to a rousing co ming da nce. Gunter H a ll was d coratcd start with a bear barbeque. At 8 :00 p.m . to the theme of "Bla k M agic" as it was the traditional Homecoming va ri ety show H all oween. Interco ll egiate Knights' a nnu al wa pre ented in Gunter H all. It was a ca rni val, of th e traditional extra-curri cul ar musical comedy. Alpha T a u tha t pa rtici- highlights a t Colorado State wa held O cpated were : D eana William s, assi ta nt musi- tober 10 in the Studen t U ni on Ba ll room. cal director a nd accompanist ; M a rgaret Bel- Dress for the cvj'!ning was weste rn with prizes lino, tickets ; and Sylvia Estes a nd R oberta going to the bes t dressed cowgirl a nd owboy. Brunner, m embers of the chorus. Alpha Sigma T a u had a penny toss booth entitl ed " T aus T oss." The ba kground wa a desert scene, in front of the scene was a pros pector pa nning gold a t a strea m. Penni es were tossed in to the pan . Several well-known campus personalitie. were r unning for The Ugli e t M an on ampus. Each so rority spon ors uch a man ; R od M eyer was Alph a T a u's nominee. Last yea r W alt Sa m ple won th e title a nd a troph y for his sponsoring sorori ty, Al pha Sigma Tau. D eocmber th e eighth wa the da y of th e Nu Ch a pte r' pa rty for child re n. D eana Willi ams wa chai rm a n of the party. a m were given h er from the Greeley We lfare Office, and she invited six girls and fi ve boy Nu Children路s Christmas Party between the age of ix and eigh t. T he hou e was decora ted in a holiday ma nn er with a Thirteen floa ts, eac h built a round a song lighted Christm as tree. T he tab!P wa co title ; six ba nds ; Miss Homecoming an d a t- ered with a Sa nta C lau cloth w1th Santa tend a nts; President R oss a nd honored a nd hi sleigh ma king th e center piece. The a lums; Spurs a nd cheerleader , pa rticipated grou p played severa l gam e . H ot cocoa and in the pa rade. Alph a Sigma T a u tabbed its Ch ristma cookies were erved to the ki dd ie . floa t " It's in the Book"-a la rge book show- Wh ile all were ingi ng carol a rou nd th e tree, ing CSCE bea ts CC 103-0. Big ink bottles in stomped Sa nta Cl a us, ou r house-fathe r d re sed as St. ir k. H e talked to each child and pens were used be ide the book. a nd ' ga ve them each a gift from hi pack. Sororities, fra te rniti es, h ome , a nd d o r~ i颅 The boys a ll received gu n and the girl r tori es were decora ted for the H om ecommg ceived iden tical ba by doll . each of th weekend. Fra ternity- orority honora ble m enchildren left, he was given a tockina con tion was a wa rded to Alpha Sigm a路 T a u, ta ining candy, toy , and game . t first 171 5-lOth Avenue. They showed a bear each of them wa shy, bu t oon eac h one with a tiger on the chopping block to prowas ta lking a nd join ing in the fun . Their vide a " Slaughter on T enth Avenue." h appy mile we re a igh t to behold, and At the ga me all the sororitie sold yel l ~w we felt we were respon ibl e for them.LAmums with purple CS on them. The oronty V o NNE LIP PITT. tha t sold the most will be a wa rded a trophy


Alpha Alpha Chapter took second place in t he annual Kappa Sigma Kappa Varie ty Show.

Our cha pter is very small, but we do remain ac tive.-J ANE BLOSSER. ;t, OuR Omicron Chapter is a small one, but

it has been busy this pa t semester. Our form er president, Mary Edna Beckett, is serving as Pa nhellenic president this year. She was elected secretary of the Student Government Association. Mary Edna has a very good average in her rna jor; the science field. Spea king of grades, Mrs. R uth Christie was grad';lated summa cu m laude this last seme ter. We are very proud of Ruth .who is only 19 and also the youngest m ember of the graduating class. Two of ou r members, M a ry Olive R eed and Mrs. Bonnie Aliff Hopkins, who are both music majors, are giving senior recitals this next emester ; Mary Olive, pl aying viola and Bonnie, voice. Ellen Maples, also a music major, has been lected president of the Music Educators N ational Conf renee h re on campu for th year of 1954.

;t. ALPHA ALPHA CHAPTER h as had an exciting winter with all of our wonderful pledges, but even greater treats are in store for us d uring the spring "daze." It seems as though spring fever is rushing the season in Ball State's chapter with a general craze for trade parties with the fraternities on campu . Up to this point we h ave entertained and been entertained by the Sigma Phi Epsilon and the L ambda Chis with parties ju t around the corner with the Theta Chis and igma T au Gammas. Ye , the girls eem to be ba tting a good a erage ' ith a four out of six fraternity record. Aren' t pledge tremendou !-espe iall when you have your full fre hman quota f the girl of your choice. W ell this is the way a fun-pack d ru h on turned out for th Ipha lpha f llowina thre very

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THE ANCHOR elaborate rush pa rties with the followin g themes: "Tau T eapot" ; "Sidewalks of New York"; and "Grecian Ga rd n ." Our pledge class of twenty-one girls under emerald and gold beani es consists of the following : M ary Jo Bergin, Norm a Buck, Beatrice Butcher, Phyllis Crowe!, D elores D eM etz, Anne Diener, Pat Foreman, J ane Goen, J eanin e Henning, Georganna J ohnston, J anice J one, Janet Koontz, Joanne Lamberson , Edith Lucas, Sara Alice Pratt, Nan Raine, Jo Schacht, Phyllis Sedl ak, Shirley Voisard, Lorna Lou Walter, and Shirly Wiley. Do the Alpha Alphas ever win honors? What a question! At the annual K appa Sigma Kappa Variety Show on F ebruary 18, our "Garden Fantasy" skit captured second place, winning a twenty-five dollar cash prize. Also the girls won the intersorority intramural basketball tournament with an undefeated record. W e are looking forward to even greater achievements with the spring term. Yes, spring is in the air! And with it ring out the voices of the Alpha T au's practicing the " Snow White Fantasy" for the annual. intersorority-fraternity sing. Also

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plans for our a nnu a l M oth r-D augh ter Breakfast and our cl os d dinner dan ar beginning to take shap along with th formal initi ation of our twenty-one pi dg s. T h n, too, the Mi ss Orient beauty on tc t is s h duled to take pi a e, and enter d under the name of Alpha Sigma T a u ar Georganna Johnston, Norm a Buck, J oanne Lamb rso n, Carol Ash craft, Elizabeth Fig rt, and Estell a L au x. M a ny Alph a Alph as have b n busy capturing the hea rts of the opposite sex this year. In luded in thi group are M a rietta Brewe r Ellison and Nancy S hesky Irvin, each of whom were recently married . Also, Wanda Copeland and Shirley Entrekin each are wearing a di amond on their left ha nds. Of course we can' t depend n tirely on winning money for our participation in competition so we have engaged ourselve in two very successful money-making p roject . These were the " Ball Jum p," a record dance following a ba ketball game, and a chi li upper. The two totalled a net p rofit to our chapter of sixty doll ar .-ANN HLIR.

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;t THIS ~as been an outstanding year for the Alpha Gammas. W e have really captured the campus honors. Three of the four girl cheerleaders elected by the student body were Alph a T aus. These girls are: Jayne Cole, J ane D onoho, and Stell Billingsley. J enny Johnson , Virginia William , and Frances Moore were selected as beauties for the college yearbook. J enny was also selected as "cutest girl" on the cam pus in the Who's Who contest and the female ha lf of the cutes t couple on the campus. When Homecoming came around this fall , three Alpha Gammas were selected as maids to the Homecoming Queen. Glenna Curry, Warren, Arkansas, served as Senior Maid ; J ane Cole, Malvern, Arkansas, served as Junior Maid; and K ay L amb, Warren, Arkansas, was selected as Freshman Maid. Nancy Dawley, our president, and Caroline Hawthorne, vice-president, were selected as members of Alpha Chi, an honorary scholastic organization. Nancy was also selected for Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities." The big K appa Sigma Kappa Christmas formal highlighted another Alpha Gamma. Charlene Rogers, Hope, Arkansas, was named "Kappa Sigma Sweetheart." Charlene is also president of the school's Women' Council. The Alpha Gammas are making plans for their annual weekend outing on nearby Lake Hamilton . W e are also working on plans for our annual R eddie Day festivities this spring. - SHIRLEY SADLER.

;t BECAUSE of our ex tensive campaign to get more pl edge during winter rush, we were fortuna te to initiate twelve new Alpha T a us. - I-I!RLEY THOMPSON.

ALPHA DELTA PLEDGES Back row. left to right: Gayle Gough, Janice Constant, Mary Jean Horning. Barbara Crandall. Peggy Jo Collier. Tonya Armstrong. Donna Jean Fite; front row: Janet Ward, Nita Fitzgerald. Carolyn Sheppard. Kay Hine, Ann Brown.

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;t HoM ECO MING was the first big event for the Alpha Epsilon Chapter. Carol Ross, Alpha Tau candidate for queen, was elected first attendant. Our float, W estern, Pearl of All , and our house decora tion, W es tern Eyes Michigan, both received honorable mention. We had a. very successful rushing season last fall. We chose "R obin Hood in Sherwood Fores t" as the theme of our informal party. Our traditional Club Tauette was given as our formal _party. W e pledged twenty wonderful girls. They are: Ardith Ayers, Wi.Jletta Bachman, Marilee Benedict, Iona Carter, June Chambers, Betty Collins, Carol Gleich, Pat Harding, Eva K eil, C arole Lindsay, Eleanor L ybeck, J ani Plate, Maril n R eynolds, Viva Robinson, J ean Simmons M arjorie Smith, Joyce Spilker Elajne Strube Sue W alker, and Sandra Wilson . Carol Timberlake and Polly Ya.rrinoton who were pledged in O ctober ,. ere initiated M arch 1. The other pledge were initiated M arch 21. W e now h ave 57 a tiv membe: in Alpha Epsilon Chapter.


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THE ANCHOR W e pledged three more girls in F ebru a ry. They are F aye H crm mier Betty R o s a nd Winifred Spooner. ' The Alpha Tau presented th eir a nnu al The th eme was assembly in F ebrua ry. "We tward Ho!" To ca rry out the th eme two girls, who acted a na rra tors took a tra i ~ trip west. The train stopped in va riou states on the way a nd we did acts re la tive to them. The Alpha Epsilon Cha pter was proud to h ear from our National Office th a t we have won a silver tray for h a ving had the highes t scholarship of a ll Alpha T a u ch a pters for last year. The Alpha Tau house won the schola rship pl aqu e h ere at W estern fall qu a rte r for having the highest sc hola rship of all th e a pproved houses on campu . Th e sc hola r hip a ve rage of th e whole sorority was also high er th a n a ny other on campus. F our senior Alpha T a us were el ected to Wh o's Wh o in American Co llef_es and Univen ities. They a re J oetta C~a m m , M a ry K eil , D onna H amon, a nd Ca rol R oss. Upon re turning back to sc hool after Christm as vaca t.ion, th e actives a nd new pl edges ga thered a t the house for a New Yea r' pa rty. G ifts were di stribu ted by Mrs. Sa n ta Cl a us (reall y it wa M ary K eil ) . Colored slides of H om ecoming we re show n. Th e Interfraternity Council sponsored it

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fi rst Greek Ba ll this yea r. The fra tern iti c. nom ina ted one girl from each w rority for queen. T h ir p icture were then cnt in to D a na Andrews a nd Steve F orre t, moti on p ictu re sta rs, who then picked th e qu rcn. We we re proud to h ave Betty Za ng in the queen' s court. T he Alph a Tau basketball tea m won th WAA B Leagu e tourn a men t with a record of fo ur wi ns a nd no losses. O ur A Leagu team tied for th ird. We won econ d in the W I C Coll ege Ca mpus Bowling Leagu e, o we have two more trophies to add to ou r coll ection. Ou r a nnu a l dinner dance, the Cinderell a Ball , wi ll be held M ay 22 a t the Blackh awk Wa tch T ower I nn in R ock I la nd . Ano th er event th a t we're all looking forwa rd to is ou r a nnu al overnight a t the Gi rl Scout cab in a t S pring L ake. It wi ll be hel d in the la tter par t of M ay. W e a rc very grateful to our alu m ha pter, th e M orri -O ttawa C lu b, for givino- u a bea uti ful whit lin n ta blecl oth fo r our ini tiation service . Alph a Epsilon Chapte r is looking forwa rd to the expe rience of being ho te to the Di trict m ee ting next fa ll. We hope to ha ve fin al pl a ns m ade by M ay o tha t all of \'Ou vvill be sure to h a ve tha t \ eeke nd free' to a ttend the meeting and vi it with u h re a t 308 W . Ada m , M acomb Illinoi .- D o RoTHY DE SPLINTE R .


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has recently been initiated into Kappa Delta Pi, a national honorary fraternity. Other A~ T members pledged to this fraternity were H elen H a tcher, Patricia Givens, and Joan F anning.

Alpha Lambda Chapter at Radford College, Radford, Virginia, has been pleased with the honors given to its members recently. Miss Virginia Lind ey, president of her sorority, has been chosen by the senior class as being outstanding and will appear in Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities. Miss Lindsey is an art major and THE

In January, Joan F anning was installed as president of the R adford College Student Body. She is a junior, majoring in mu ic. We a re proud of Sue W ysor, M ela Delgado, and Loui e Dooley who have been chosen by their classma tes to be on the M ay Court in the College' annual M ay Day.-JOAN FANNING.

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M a ny of the T a us att nded the Pa nh ell en ic T ea D a nce on Sa turd ay, F ebrua ry 13, a t th e U ni ve r ity Club whi ch was a lovely affa ir. The g irls ha ve worked very ha rd th is year selling a ll orts of gadgets; cand y a t Chris tmas time a nd had a j welry a nd clothing a uction. T he obj ecti ve had been to build up th e treasury so tha t this year w a n begin a worth y p hilan throp ic project in ou r city. At C hri tma tim e we had a lov ly party, a nd b ca u e we had it in one of the girls homes we had a wond rful opportunity to get aquainted with each other a nd find out t he things we reall y could enjoy doing . M a ny of you will remember Ba rba ra Gordon . She is teach ing chool in Ca n ton a nd has a teenage daugh ter. ora Coope r ( ora Sneed, O m icron ) h as two lovely boys who kee p he r busy, she is al o teachi ng hool a nd h as rece ntl y developed a great interest in

;\; THE Alumnae Cha pte r of Akron-Ca nton h as h ad a wonderful fi rs t yea r. Every girl in the group h as shown u nusual interest in her pa rticul a r offi ce or committee. Beca use Akron and Canton a re located about 30 m iles apart the girl s decided ea rly in the year to m eet a t Ca nton one m onth a nd Akron the nex t a nd this p la n worked out beautifully. Shortly after our group was orga nized, we became a member of Akron P anh ellenic AssociatiOn. E lea nor H a las (E lea nor W ylie, D elta ) and Betty Snidow (Betty Funk, Omicron ) h a ve been most active in Pa nhell enic and through them we h a ve m ade m a ny new associations a nd joined ideas which will help us with our own C h apter.

AKRON-CANTON'S CHRISTMAS PARTY Back row. left to right: Thelma Eggleston, Pansy Croye, Miriam Gr uman. Nora Cooper, Catherin e Meredith. Barbara Gordon; front row: Lillian Ackerman, Betty Snidow. Eleanor Halas.

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Dude Ranches. Nora has also developed Thelma Eggleston's (Thelma Bregger, Eta ) interest in Dude Ranches. Thelma has one son. LaGrace Foote (L aGrace Williams, Eta) is spending her winter vaca tion in Florida with Mr. Foote and having a wonderful tim e. J eanette Gross (Jeanette Zorger, Eta) i the sweetheart of our group-everybody loves Jan- she has done her sh are to make our group a success. Miriam Grunau (.M iriam H erley, Eta) is a busy little bee- intersoc ial activities in Canton- and loves to create fashions in fur and make lovely a rticles for her home. Lillian Ackerman (Lilli an Speidel, Eta) is a wonderful mother and especially interested in her home and h as been most helpful in organizing our chapter. On February 15, the gi rls had a ur pri e party for Betty Snidow with Pansy Croye ( Pansy H olt, Omicron ) a nd Ba rbara Gordon (Barbara Bostwick ) acting as co-cha irmen. Ba rbara gave a toast honoring Betty for all the many nice things sh e had done for the girls this year. W e drank a toas t to Bettyand so typical of her character and generosity - in turn she gave a toast to the girls thanking them for their coopera tion given her during the year. Betty is a wonderful mother and homemaker as well as a civic worker and I might say very talented, too. Our election of officers for the ew Year will take place in March a t our Canton meeting. H ere's hoping next year will be as successful and happy as our first.- SuE McBEE.

t THE Beckley Alumnae group have h ad a busy year. We had a very nice Founders' D ay Banquet with our Di trict President Mis J anet C alfee, as our gue t. We were very happy to initia te three new member , all members of the Omi ron Chapter : N ell a nc K es ingc r, Peggy M cCloskey, and antbcrry. Our g roup decided to hav each m ember rais fiv dollars in any way they could, in

order to help with our finances. W e will collect the money at our next meeting and see in what manner it was earned. At our March meeting we will make plans for our Mothers' D ay tea which is our last meeting of the year. Our Annual meeting will be in April- this meeting will bring our group together again. Due to bad weather, the girls from Oak Hill have been holding their mee tings there. It will be nice to have everyone together again .

t THELMA BAILEY and Virgini a Bailey were h oste ses to the cha pter in Novem ber. While we are talking about Thelma, I understand that she plans to move in her new hom around the first of M a rch. Congratulation and best of wishes, Thelma. Speaking of new homes- The R obert D altons are living in a lovely new home. Our Christma meeting was a delightful affair a t the home of Mrs. H arry Cooke ( In a Ring) with Mr . Harold Looney (Clarabelle H onaker ) as co-hostess. Money was coll ec ted to give to an elderly couple as our Local Socia l Service. J anuary was our month for eating, for we had our annua l Sweetheart D inner a t Thelma Bail ey's home an d then Mrs. M eade Mceill ( Bula Mac as she is lovingly call ed) entertained the girls with a lovely dinner at h er home in Athen . Close to thirty people attended the Swee theart Dinner. The door prizes were won by Bernice Whitehead a nd J ohnny Bryant. Johnny won the prize for the third successive year. Something fishy??? Mr . R obert D alton (Glady Udy ) and Mr . R obe rt Gatheru m (H elen Bradle â&#x20AC;˘) were h o te es to the meeting in Februar . Gladys' new home gave a touch of " armth to our meeting. Our own district president J anet Calfee wa appointed Cit C lerk of Bluefield . \ e a re proud of J a net. W plan to me t a t th home of Mrs. J ame W a rden ( Mildr d Whiteh e,. d ) m M ar h. Th n in pril w , rc planning t


THE ANCHOR initiate Lorraine J a rr tt into the sorority and then into the alumnae cha pter. Lorrain was a member of the local sorority at Concord before it becam e nationa l. We are looking forward to this occasion because we feel that this will be a good time to renew our vows.MRs. WILLIAM RicHARDSON (EILEEN GoosEv, OMICRON, '43 ) .

;\:. THE year's program for Flint Alumnae a ppears in the N ovember ANCHOR. ews items that h ave come up since include : Elsie Pohl, state ch airman, was a gues t a t a dinner in January at Shirley Green's home. Mrs. Pohl was helpful in presenting a na tional officer's point of view toward a lumnae activities. That proceeds from a book review give n in Februa r y be divided equally between the Alph a and Be ta Chapte rs was recommended by the Flint Chapter. Five new m embers h ave been transfe rred or initiated: J eanne Clark, Beta ; J aq ueline Ross, Be ta; R ose Rood, Beta ; Toni Wright, Beta ; a nd Verna (Brockrieten ) N ewman, Pi Cha pter. Pauline D empsey is attending meetings a nd teaching again after h er illness. In .June, Alice R a bin will marry Dr. Abner Ragins of Grand R api ds. They will res id e in D etroit - L uciLLE MAWHINNEY .

;\:. THE Mt. Pleasant Alumnae Ch a pte r celebrated Founders Day with the Beta Chapter at the h ome of Mrs. Louis Profit. After the inspi ring candl e-lighting ce remony we enjoyed a social evening with our collegiate sisters. At Christmas time we presented the Beta with a custodia l trunk. We have been working toward this goal for the past year. Instead of exchanging gifts among ourselves, each m ember bro ught a washab le toy to the Christma meeting. We ent the toy to the children's ward at our loca l hosp ital.

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Our February meeting was de vot d to the m aking of gifts for our grad uating s niors of Beta Chapter. Th gifts wi ll be pr s n Led when the gradu ates are initi a t d into th a lumnae group . We a re looking forward to our May m eting and Initiation whi h wi ll b h eld a t th home of Gratia Brooks.- MARCELLI NE. SwEENEY.

;\:. ONCE. again perfect wea th r cam e with O ctober's Homecoming on the Ball State campus to make collegia te hosts a nd visiting alums all wear happy smil es. Th Al pha Taus had a large turnout a t its usua l " inbetwee n-er" buffe t supper (after the game a nd before the dance-a traditi ona l event ). In ovembc r we were e pec iall y honored to h ave Mrs. Robert H emm on ca mpus a t the time of our Found ers' D ay ba nqu t h eld thi year in the Pine Shelf of th e Student Cen ter. Of course Mrs. H emm was ma king na tional inspection as a side i sue ! The th eme of th e banque t was " Let' s Dream of Roa noke " and the even ing's progra m wa pa tterned after highlights of a nationa l conventionin the dream stage. The main feature wa the showing of the movi e "Roanoke Preview." The collegiates contributed with pecial treats in the way of a vocal solo by Ca rol Ashcraft a nd a viol in solo by C a rol n Wiegel. With the coming of the season of Ch ri tm as bells a nd stars and holly, the alumnae group ga thered a t the new home of its pre ident, Mr . Rachel Scott, for the annual gift excha nge and the sha ring of Chri tma cheer. It was a h ea rt-warming meeting with the chapl ain, Mr . H a rriet Nel on, clo ing the afternoon on a ju t-right note. A ch ronologica l review would nex't incl ude the socia l service ewing project a t the local hospital, a nd one m ember H elen Cro , showed her heart was in the right place ( e en if h er sorority ca lend a r was n' t ) b a ppea ring at the hospita l one week la te to the hou r. to find her i ter had done their bit the \ cek before .


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The special guest for the hearts and valentines month was Miss Mary Elizabeth Johnson, librarian at the Burris L aboratory School of Ball State. The m eeting was held at the home of Ethel Himelick, and Mary Elizabeth showed beau tiful colored slides and gave a running commentary of h er NEA tour to Europe in the summer of 1953 . And now everyone is ready for the spring series of meetings to be a companied by April showers and M ay flowers- and rhe new zest for living which stirs even the most sluggish blood with the coming o f springtime.-ETHEL HrMELICK.

Princeton --.Athen1 ' (}ourmettJ ;\". TH E Founders' D ay Banquet this year was one of the best we have ever attended. The collegiate girls prepared the meal themselves and they should be highly commended for rhe excellent job they did. The 1953 Founders' Day Banquet will be a vivid memory for years to come. One of the most enjoyable meetings we had this past year was the pot-hi ck supper a t W anda Bradley's. This was the first such

supper we had ever had and surely won't be the last. The menu consisted of fried chicken and all tha t goes with it. Everyone is in favor of another one real soon. -SARAH BROOKS W HITE.

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;\". WHAT a busy winter season the St. Louis Alumnae have had! After helping the collegiate chapter win some pledges, in November we held our a nnu al luncheon and bridge at the Women's Guild where we, with our rela tives and fri ends, had a delicious lunch and also played bridge and canasta. The girls then decided it was high time to invite the boy friends and husbands to an affair. A group of about t welve couples enjoyed paghetti dinners at Rose's Italian R estauran t, and while some stayed for orne socializing, orhers wen t on to a show. The Yuletide found us gathered at June M cCarthy's to exchange gifts and enjoy a jolly good time. Something new among our ac tivities for

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OTTAWAMORRIS ALUMNAE CLUB OFFICERS. 1954 Left to right: Miss Maxine Stevens. Treasurer; Mrs. Mary Ann Carroll, Secretary; Joyce Cartner. President; Nadine Riley. Program Chairman.


THE ANCHOR fund-raising was the Artophone Party tha t was held on February 22. After lunch~on Russ David, a local radio and television, provided us with an hour of ong, music, quizzes, and interviews in a program which was broadcasted at the same time. H elen Rounds and Lorraine Ulrich were contestants in the quizzes and won some lovely prizes.-LILLIAN ScHACHTER.

Shepherdjtown rl!/eetj in Sectionj ;t. OuR chapter members, thou gh scattered,

still meet once a month in the various towns where they live. In November, instead of having a Founders' D ay Banquet, the m embers had a turkey dinner at the horne of Mrs. Joseph Cepelka, Charles Town, with each member bringing a dish. M embers, husband , and guests had an enjoyable evening with plenty to eat. After dinner, Christmas gifts, labeled as to contents, were .boxed and mailed to the Pine Mountain Settlement School. The February meeting was held in Shepherdstown. Dr. Scarborough, acting advisor for Chi Chapter in the absence of Miss Cree, was with us and told of the plans of Shepherd College for promoting travel trips for credit or non-credit. A European trip is pl anned for this summer. Think about it for your vacation! 路Mrs. Steen has been invited to visit with us at one of our meetings-so let's h ave a good turn-out for she will have many interesting things to tell u .-MABEL C. PAFFENBERGER.

Wajhingion, JJ. L, -.Active in Panhef/enic ;\;. THE Washington Alumnae, in continuing its busy schedule, attended the Panhellenic luncheon December 5 at the Army-N avy Country Club. Among the guests were the Grand President of Gamma Phi Beta and

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the N ational Pres ident of Pi Beta Phi, and Alpha B ta Pi . Other guests included th Deans of Women from Am ri an University, George Washington University, University of M aryland, and Wil son Teacher's Coll eg . By our contribution to th e USO, for Christmas Eve at the Belasco Th eater, we hope to h ave made Chri tmas a !i tt! brighter for the soldiers who were unable to get home. A most interesting event to us is the Fashion Show at the Statler Hotel on March 17. The fashions are to be shown by Garfinkels, with the proceeds going to the Scholar hip Fund of The Panhellenic Association. Those schools benefiting are American niver ity, Catholic University, George Washington University, and Wilson Teacher's College. M arth a Baker J ones delighted us all by her return from Germany thi year with her twin boys. They are living in Arlington while her husband is stationed at Fort Belvoir. M eda R ay Sewell, our pre ident of last year, has just returned from a trip to California to visit her brother in Eucino. She spent most of her time sight eeing in Los Angeles and Long Beach. H owever, she did have time to visit Ciros on Sun et Boulevard a nd catch a glirnp e of a movie tar or hvo. - STDDARTHA (STALEY ) MAHAFFEY.

W拢//iamjport ~ Worthwhile Program ;t. THE officers of the William port Alumnae

Chapter have been very bu y thi year e pecially the President, Jean Wolfe, and the Vice-Pre ident, Louise zybist. Each welcomed a new on into her horne. We h ave been working on our social ervice project--collecting u ed card , wrapping paper and toys for the L coming Nursery. The group h a decided to purcha e two large American fl ag for pre entation to this same nur ery. W e heard two edu ational talk ac ompanied by !ides, on trip taken throuuh other countrie . M ar !mer told about her trip


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to Europe and The R ev. E. Raymond Shaheen told about his trip through the Holy Land. A surprise kitchen shower was held for Virginia Plankenhorn who e home was burned. As it turned out, everyone was surprised because the gift chosen happened

to duplica te one of the few things saved from the fire. We enjoyed an impressive Founders' Day candle-lighting service and are now awaiting our spri ng banquet - CHARLENE SaLT BLANCHARD.

Phyllis ielsen (Nu Chapter's hou emother ) to L yndie M arcantonio, November 29, 1953. Alpha Joan Starbuck to Mr. Pace, O ctober J 7, 195 3. Doris DeLauder to Mr. Bennett, Jun e 13, 1953. El ea nor D aly to Mr. Beech, December 26, 1953.

Sigma orma Plunkett to R obert Lazaru , J anuary 16, 1954. Arline Walker to William Gidlow, November, 1945. Irene Stabell to Arthur Bennis, August 27, 1949.

Th eta H elen Shaffer to Robert Sloney, August 28, 1953. Ni colena Milza to Fred,D. Atiyeh, November 22, 1952.

,(eta Tau Peggy German to B. Aubrey Huffman, Septem ber 3, 1949. Nancy Lee Wood to E. E. Dowdy, Jr. , O ctober 28, 1953. K a therine Burge to Mark G. Wea therly, Augu t 18, 1951. .Jea n Camper to Samuel S. Nea le. Ann H enry to Samuel Marshall. ancy Cook to Arthur Behrer, March 3 1, 195 1.

Iota Reita Sargent to Scott Huddl eston, F ebruary 21 , 1954. M arci ne M yers to D arrell Hogg, February 26, 1954. Tillie L yons to ' "' endcll J acob, November 26, 1953. Jol een Woolcott to Acton Shelton, December 28, 1953. Wanda Riggs to William We t, O ctober 11 , 1953 . H arriet Ander on to Alfred Fitzgerald, November 14, 1953. Nu D eana Williams to Paul Kopec ky, December 20, 1953. Sylvia Estes to Chu ck Howard, D ecember 20, 1953.

Psi Nancy Walker M orri on to Howard William Niswander, June 20, 1953. J ea n Carolyn Roe to D avi d Stua rt H enderson, D ecember 23, 1953. Alpha Alpha Irene Mar zakel to Grover Smith Jr. eptember 5, 1953. Willowdean Smith to H arold Clink nb ard August 2 1953. Eleanor Piwin ki to Fred L awton . Lois Weld to Jame Bollhauvc, June I , 1953.


THE ANCHOR Joanne Courtn y to Willi a m D ri kson, April 5 1953. Cathleen Nickels to Don Finley, D c mb r, 1952. Judy Cha ndler to Jack D. H a nover, Au gust 20, 1953. Betty Nelson to Jame Beck, J a nu ary 18, 1953. Dori Luther to Walter]. Leganya, N ovember 6, 1953. Julianne McCa lly to E . S. Cotton.

Alpha Epsilon Madonna Baugh to Jim K efauver, M a rch 22, 1953. Doris Swedell to Louis Battin , M a rch 22, 1953. J ane Albro to Sta n Gl asgow, Febru ary 14, 1953. Pat Grove to Bill Horton, June 13, 1953 . Shirley Nichols to K eith Elliot, D ece mber 27, 1953. Ellen M erchant to J oe Beja, J anu a ry 30, 1954.

:(eta To Mr. and M rs. W oodrow W olfe (Jea n D ykens), a son, Timothy J ohn, O ctober 14, 1953 . To Mr. and Mrs. Edward Szybist (Loui se Selleck ), a son, D ani el J ames, D ecember 30, 1953. To Mr. and Mrs. Bressler (Betty Ba ird ), a son, June, 1953. Th eta T o Mr. and Mrs. Ca rl D . W illi am (Viva Cosey), a daughter, L ouise Catherin e, M arch 15, 1953 . To Mr. and Mr . Thomas S. D owd (Ann Sullivan ) a son, K evin Thomas, August 17, 1953 . To Mr. and Mrs. R obert ifa ngu (L ois Dupuis ), a daughter, D ebbi e, M arch 29, 1953. To Mr. and Mrs. Arthur M cAllister (Dorothy Lytle ), a daughter, Lind a Ann, M arch 13, 1953. To Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Wes tph a t (M a r-

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gu rit Bern ard ), a son, Ch ristoph er, November 5, J 953. To Mr. and Mrs. Loren Bartling (E1ma Scuph olm ), a daught r, J oan E liza beth, 195 2. To Mr. and Mrs. R a lph Lu ck tt (Jewe l M ack), a son, R a lph Will iam, 1953. T o Mr. a nd Mrs. W illi am Monti II (K athl en R al igh ), a on, Thoma Willi am , Ju n 29, 1953.

I ota T o M r. a nd M rs. D on Martin (Ei l en Morris), a son, Stan! y, Novembrr 7, 19."3 . Nu T o M r. an d M rs. F ran k Bales (Shirley H orten ) , a daughter. T o Mr. and Mrs. W arren ipp (Ja nie Yarbrough ), a daughter, M ary Ann, J a nua ry 1, 1954. T o Mr. and M rs. J en on (J c ic D av i ) . a daught r, Berni ce, O ctober 23, 19- 3. T o M r. and Mrs. Fred Trimm er (Shirley M adden ), a on, Fr derick Davi d, J a nuary 30, 1953 . To Mr. a nd M r . J ohn Farmer (Doris Amston ), twin , on a nd daughter. J anuary. 1953. To L t. and Mr . Carl L. Worl y ( udrey Wood bury ), a daugh ter, Ann ette K ay. O ctober 1953. Sigma T o M r. and Mr . R i hard Booth (Jean Watt), a da ughter, H eather Ann, D ecem ber 27, 1953. To M r. and Mrs. Edwin Pl achta (France Pi owowarczyk ) . a son, Peter George. October 15, 1953. To Mr. and M rs. R obert Cowan (Jean Turner ), a daughter. K a rin nn. December 8, 1953 . To M r. and 1r . G co rae uhina ( \\' ilma Shain ) , a on, November 22, 1952. To Y! r. and M rs. Arthur Bcnni (Ircn Sta bell ), a daught r heila. . pril 1951. To Mr. and Mr . u ustu B. hide ter (Joan Bauer ), a da ughter, .Tuli a ::-.1a ry Jul y 3 1953. T o Mr. and Mr . George Turner (D roth , Murray), a son, J ay, D ec mber J". 19- 3.


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To Mr. and Mrs. George Clay (Betty Michel), a daughter, Gayle Michel August 18, 1953. To Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Wisniewski (Marcella D ellinger ), a son, Daniel, Jr. , July 1, 1953. To Mr. a nd Mrs. V. C. M cLean (Ro alie Oliver), a daughter, Susan Ann, D ecember 13, 1953. To Mr. and Mr. William Gidlow (Arline Walker ), a son Bria n, Apri l, 1947 ; a daughter, Joan, April, 1953. To Mr. a nd Mr . Gilbert Gas (D oroth y Barclay) , a son, Chuckie, April, 1953.

Alpha Alpha To Mr. and Mrs. Robert Smith (H elen H enning ), a son, John David, October 18, 1953. To Mr. and Mrs. John Pond (Phylli Ruble ), O ctober 9, 1953. To Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence T yler (Mary Morrow ) , a son, January 9, 1953. To Mr. and Mrs. P. M . Sherman (Nancy Morrow ), a daughter, April 14, 1953. To Mr. and Mrs. Don Finley (Cathleen Nickels ), a daughter, Ann Robin, August 24, 1953. To Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Gross (M ildred Gulp ), a daughter, Harriet Jane, March 2, 1952. To Mr. and Mrs. .James Hammer (Winifred Waitt ), a son, May, 1952. To Mr. and Mrs. George Hartz (Mary Barber), a daughter, Mary J ane, June 6, 1953. To Mr. and Mrs. J. Marvin Cloud (Kathleen Beers ), a son, \'\'alter Beer , i.larch 2, 1953. To Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Cotton (Julianne M cCa lly), a daughter, Melissa, February, 1953 . To Mr. and Mrs. Russell Downhour (Virginia Bond) , a daughter, Su an Elaine, J anuary 8, 1953. To Mr. and Mrs. William Wampler (Phyllis Shuman) , a daughter, Linda De, May 4, 1952. To Mr. and Mrs. Brill (Bonnie Meer ) , a daught r Carol Rebe ca, July 9 1952.

Alpha Epsilon To Mr. and Mrs. J. Lee Ledbetter (Pat Mayes), a daughter, Christine Louise, June 21 , 1953. To Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Johnson (Elna Nordsgrom) a daughter, Pamela Jean, April 23, 1953. To Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Carli le (Lina Vaughn ), a daughter, Rebecca Lynn, !S eptember 7, 1953. To Mr. and Mrs. John Morse (Kathleen Ippensen ) a daughter, Betty Ann, September 23, 1953. 路 To Mr. and Mr . Willis Griffin ( Alice Trobaugh ), a daughter Lora L ee, February 24, 1953. To Mr. and Mr . Floyd Pruitt (Opal Arnold ) , a son, Joseph Eugene, March 14, 1953. To Mr. and Mr . Robert Iftner (Marie Birch ), a daughter Christine Marie, May 1, 1953. To Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cuab (Velma Byers), a daughter, Paula Suan, June 16, 1953. To Mr. and Mrs. R ay Kemper (Ruth Gronewold ), a daughter, Jacquelin Ann, June 19, 1953.

Th et a To Betty R eck Lofstrom whose mother passed away this year. To P atricia M cConnell whose fath er passed away May 22, 1953. To Cynthia Lange Phelps whose father passed away November 30, 1953. Omicron To Marcella Whitlock on the loss of h er father. To Frances Grave Thorner on the los of her hu band. Sigma To E ther Miller Hut hin on on the lo of her hu band. To Georgia Fre e likker on th lo of her husband. To Lilian May r n the death f her mother. To Edna O'Brien on th d ath f her fath r. To Leah Wil n n the death of her f th r.


The Graduate School of Syracuse University Announces 15 to 20

Graduate Assistantships

for Women interested in pursuing a curriculum designed to prepare for personnel work in high schools, coll eges, and univer ities as

Advisers of Girls, Deans of Women, Counselors, Heads of R esidence, Social Directors, etc . . . . DR. M. EuNICE HILTO N, Director DR. R u TH HADDOCK , Assistant Director EACH assistantship i equivalent to a grant of twelve to fifteen hundred dollars ($1 ,200 to $1,500) per year, awarded in terms of room, board, and tuition. E ach assista nt will · be placed in ch arge of a small dormitory, and practical aspects of class assignments will be carried out in connection with the program of the office of the Dean of Women . The scholarships are limited to students who are willing to give two years to the program of study they may elect, and will be awarded on or before June 1. One-year awards are made occasionally to applicants on leave from s-tudent personnel positions.

MAJOR topics include the history, philosophy, and ethics of educational personnel ; techniques of coun eling; student personnel administration, with con id era tion of the functions of tudent governm ent ; problem of hou ing; direotion of extracurricular activities; the h ealth and psychology of women students, etc. , on the severa l level of education. R esidence in a Univer ity dormitory and practice in the D ean of Women' and other administra tive offi es give opportunity for the mastery of uch techniques as interviewing, record m a king, group di cu ion, group leader hip, office administration, and research .

Course in Student Personnel Curriculum THE course in student personnel is open WoRK for the m aster's or doctor' deto women graduate students, teacher , gree m ay be taken in any field of the or other workers holding a bachelor's Graduate School for which the a pd egree from any university or accredit- pointee's previous work will h ave fitted ed college, a nd makes full use of the ex- her . The master' degree may be earned tensive facilities available at Syracuse in •two years of study. The m a jor University, including the College of cour es in techn iques of tudent re iLiberal Arts, the School of Education, dence are required of a ll tudent holdand selected courses and activities in ing assistantships. other schools of the university. The course consiS>ts of lectures, di A typical curriculum for tho e who cussions, field work, case work, and elect the master's degree in Educa tion original research . is given at the lek For application forms and detailed information address Dr. M. Eunice Hilton , Director Stud ent PeHonn el Graduate Program Syracuse University, Syracuse 10, N ew York

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:lJiPecloi''J President-Mrs. S. Carl Robinson {Pi), 9437 Talbot Dr., St. Louis 23, Mo. Vice Presidents in Charge of Organizing : -Mrs . Joseph Steen (Sigma), 136 Doncaster Rd., K enmore, N.Y. ; Miss Evelyn Luec kin g ( Pi ), Winga te Apt. 203, 410 N. M cK in ley, Muncie, I nd. ; M rs. ]. Waldo Hinshaw ( I ota) , 27 H ardith Hill Ct., St. Louis, M o.; Miss J a nN R . Calfee ( Omicro n ) , 87 Princeton Rd ., Bluefi eld, W. Va.; Mrs. H a rold Wenzel (U psi lon ), 22 16 orthwes t 34th St., Oklahoma City. N.P.C. Representative-Mrs. Haswell E. Staehle (Alpha), 481 Torrence Road, Columbus 2, Ohio Secretary-Mrs. Haswell E . Staehle Treasurer---Miss Margaret Macdonald (Sigma ), 673 Richmond Ave., Buffalo 22 , N. Y. Editor- Mrs . Parry F. Schippers (Pi), 5300 Sutherland Ave., St. Louis 9, Mo. Chaplain and Historian-Miss Elinore De Cou (Lambda), Apt. lllB, Parkview Apt., Collingwood, N . ].

Examinations-Mrs . R. V. Fox (Alpha Alpha), 610 West Centennial Ave., Muncie, Ind. H ousing-Mrs. E. C. Phipps (Omicron), Box 42 Oak H ill, W. Va. L ife M embership--Mis s June McCarthy (Pi), 4602 WW Florrisant, St. Louis 15, Mo. M emorial Loan Fund- Miss Ida Pitotti, Beckley Coil Apts. S. Kanawha St., Beckley, W . Va. Music-Mrs. E. C. Twork (Alpha), Route 2, Box 15 7, Mason, Mich. News Agency- Mrs. Preston Sewell (Om icron ), 654 1 Willi amsburg, Arlington 13, Va. Pledge-Miss Natalie Haglund ( Beta) , 31 6 S. Second, Alpena, Mich . Program-Mrs. Lee J. Wright (Delta), 1530 Williamsburg Pl., Pittsburgh. Pa. Rush-Miss Rose Marie Schmidt (Theta), 5106 Harvard Rd ., Detroit 24, Mich. Social S ervice-Mrs. Preston Hamilton (Omicron), 458 U nion St., Bluefield, W. Va. Standards- Mrs. E. F . Peterson. R te. 1, Crawfordsvi lle. I nd.

State Chairmen

Miss Louise D empsey Mrs. E. E. M arshall

Mrs. Ida W ayman, 1005 Constitution, Emporia, K ansas Mrs. D on Sebring, 1234 E. Minota, Springfield, Mo. Mrs. Floyd Pohl, 5810 Bishop, D etroit 24, Mich. M iss Florence Slade, 11 3 . Fifth, Saginaw, Mich. Mrs. Robert H emm, 517 L akeshore Rd., Crystal Lake, M edway. Ohio Mrs. Pauline Wills, 1661 Lincoln Blvd., No. 26, Santa M onica, Calif. Miss J oyce Carter, 23 9 E. Park, Geneseo, Ill. Miss Wanda Smith, 1503 Boston Ave., Joliet, Ill.

11/aliona/ Committee Chairmen

Y/aliona/ Panhel/enic Con/erence

Alumnae- Miss Elizabeth Wilson (Pi), 1008 Kubs Pl., St. Louis 17, Mo. Awards- Mrs. J. E. Gaughan ( Psi), 5363 Mansfield, Warren, Mich . Convention- Mrs. Francis Graftage (Pi), 10310 Capitol Dr., St. Louis 21, Mo. Courtesy-Mrs. L. J . M aher ( Pi), 2512 Hamilton Pl., Peoria, Ill. Endowment- Mrs . J ulian ]. Mason (Sigma) , 138 Northwood Dr., K enmore 17, N. Y.

Chairman-Mr. R obt. C. Byars (D el ta Gamma), 7327 Staffordshire, Houston, Te..x.

Lenlra/ 0/flce 564la S. Kingshighway

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S ecretany-Mrs. George M . imon on (Gamma Phi Beta), 20 Lorita Ave., Piedmont, Calif. Treasurer-Mr . D arrel R . ordwall (Alpha Chi Omega), 36 M ayhew ve. Larchmont, . Y. illi, m R . College Panh elle nics Committee-Mr . Greig ( igma K app ) , 6217 . cacia ve.. , klan d 1-8, a1if.


Alpha (1899)-Michigan State Normal College, Ypsilanti, Mich. President-Dolores Noffsinger, 424 Goodison H all, M.S.N.C., Ypsilanti, Mich. Adviser-Mrs. R . B. Bates, 20 S. Normal, Ypsilanti, Mich. Alumnae Representatives-Mrs. John Riehl, 1678 McBrady St., Port Huron, Mich. ; Mrs. H . E. Staehle, 481 Torrence Rd. , Columbus, Ohio. Beta (1905-1917; 1940)-Central Michigan College of Education, Mt. Pleasant, Mich. President- Mary Copley, 33 1 Barna nd Hall, Mt. Pleasant, Mich. Adviser-Mrs. Mary Garvin, 501 So. College, Mt. Pleasant, Mich. Alumnae路 R epresentative-M rs. L. J. Gaffn ey, 8 73 Milford Rd ., Holly, Mich. Gamma ( 1900-1913 )-Wisconsin State College, Milwaukee, Wis. Alumnae Representative-Mrs. Grant Hinkamp, 481 D elaware, Marion, Ohio Delta (1916)-State Teachers College, Indiana, Pa. President-Mary Gunsallus, 112 John Sutton H all, S.T.C., Indiana, Pa. Adviser-Mrs. Alma Gasslander, S.T.C ., Indiana, Pa.; Mrs. Alvin C. Harrold, 235 E. Pittsburg St., Greensburg, Pa. Alumnae R epresentatives-Mrs. L oen Campbell, 1359 Locust, Indiana, Pa.; J ane Dunlap, 203 Cherry Ave., Houston, Pa. Epsilon (1919-1923; reorganized as Lambda, 1926)-Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa. Alumnae Representative-See Lambda Chapter. Zeta (1921-1948; 1949)-Lock Haven State Teachers College, Lock Haven, Pa. President- Shirley Stover, S.T .C., Lock Haven, Pa. Adviser-Mrs. John Jost, 121 W. M ain, Lock Haven, Pa. Alumnae Representative-Mrs. Franklin McIlvaine, R .F.D . 1, Dunnstown, Lock Haven, Pa. ; Mrs. R路a lph Wolfe, Prospect Ave., Avis, Pa. Eta (1927-1939)-Kent State University, Kent, Ohio Alumnae Representative-Mrs. Albert Wick, 13820 Shaw Ave., East Cleveland, Ohio. Theta (1923)-Wayne University, Detroit, Mich. President-Liiiian Dombrowski, 19955 Gallagher, D etroit 34. Adviser-Miss Mary Lee Nicholson, 3741 Collingwood, Apt. 206, Detroit 6, Mich. Alumnae Representatives-Mrs . H. T. Meister, 17344 Evanston, Detroit 24, Mich.; Miss Helen Traskos, 6470 Appoline, Dearborn. Mich.

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(1923)-Kansas State Teachers College, Emporia, Kan. Pr sid ent- Mado lyn Schmidt, I 006 Constitution, Emporia, K a ns. Adviser- Miss lr ne Fox, 1304 H ighl a nd, Emporia, Kan.; Mrs. Dick Westkaemper Alumnae R epresenta ti ves- M rs. Fr d Gri ffith , 1520 M ark et, Emporia, K an. ; Mrs. Ralph Kurtenbach , R . R . 1, H erington, K a n.

Kappa {1924-1929)-Miami University, Oxford, Ohio Alumnae R epresentative-Mrs. R. M . Reinert, 136 Mavern Ave., Hamilton, Ohio Lambda ( 1926)-Temple University, PhiladelphiaPresident- Yvonne M a toushek, Box 550, T empi . : Phil adelphi a, Pa. Adviser-Miss Ethel Weimar, 200 Loney St., Philadelphia 11. Alumnae R epresentatives-Mrs. Donald Young, 266 E. Meehan, Philadelphia, Pa., Miss Mabel Schreiber, 511 Chestnut, Lebanon, Pa. Nu (1928-1940; 1948)-Colorado State College of Education, Greeley, Colo. President- D olores C roissant, 1715 LOth Ave., Greeley, Colo. Advisers-Mrs. Arno Luker. 1721 21st Ave.; Mrs. Wayman Walker, 1943 9th Ave., Greeley, Colo. Alumnae Representatives-Mrs. Howard Elgin, 1224 12th Ave. , Greeley; Miss Juanita Emerick, 3033 W. Highland Park Pl., D enver.

Xi (1929-1933)-Westem State Teachers College, Gunnison, Colo. Alumnae Representative- Miss Grace Quinby, Box 1026, Alice, T exas Omicron (1930)-Concord College, Athens, W. Va. President- Ellen Maples, Box 119, Athens, W. Va. Advisers-Miss Mae Hunter, Athens, W. Va.; Miss Mildred Dransfield, Concord Coilege, Athens, W. Va. Alumnae R epresentatives-Mrs. Harold Browning, 559 Stra tton St., Logan, W. V a.; Miss Hila Arrington, 1331 M ercer St., Princeton, W.Va. Pi (1930)-Harris T eachers College, St. Louis. President- Diirte Schwerdt, 3022 Longfellow t. Louis 4, Mo. Advisers- Miss Julia Kohl, 5816 Jamieson, St. Louis 9, Mo.; Miss Julia K . Murray, 3506 Hawthorne, St. Louis, Mo. Alumnae Repre enta tives-Mrs. Euge ne Bruns, 7022 Ethel, St. Louis 17, Mo. ; Mrs. Wm. it, 39 14 McDonald, St. Louis 16 Mo.


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Rho (1932-1948; 1949)--Southeastern State College, Durant, Okla. President-Joyce Foster, H allie McKinney Hall, Dura nt, Okla. Advisers- Miss Irene Scrivener. 1525 W. Elm ; Miss Mildred Riling, 904 W . Elm ; Dr. Linnie Ruth H all, 32 4 W. Plum, Durant, Okla. Alumnae Representative-Mrs. William Swafford, Box 14, Coleman, Okla. ; Sarah Green, 631 W. Morgan, D enton, T ex. Sigma (1925) -State University College for Teachers, Buffalo, N. Y. President-Norma Willingdon, 119 Stratford Rd., Buffalo, . Y. Adviser-Mrs. Lillian McKenneth, 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo 22, N. Y. Alumnae Representa tives- Miss Florence M arcotte, 212 Congress St., Buffalo, N. Y. ; Mrs. Harold Peterson, 230 Knowlton A've., Kenmore, N. Y. Zeta Tau ( 1935)-Longwood College, Farmville, Va. President- Barba ra Assa id, Box 4 16, 路Longwood College, Farmville, Va. Adviser-Miss Virgima Bedford, L.C., Farmville, Va. Alumnae Representatives-Mrs. Fleet Robinson, 128 Lee St., Emporia, Va .; Mrs. Boice Ware, 2004 Snead Rd. , Petersburg (Colonial Hts. ) , Va. Upsilon (1935)-Arkansas State Teachers College, Conway, Ark. Presi路dent- Ch arlote Cole, A.S.T.C., Conway, Ark. Adviser-Dr. Ada Jane Harvey, 730 Donaghey, Conway, Ark. Alumnae R epresentatives-Mrs. Wm. Stafford, 3601 W. 3rd St., Little Rock, Ark.; Mrs. E. P. Whitley, Jr., 3401 W. Capitol Ave., Little Rock, Ark. Phi (1940)--Southeastern Louisiana College, Hammond, La. President- M arylyn Geiser- College Sta., H ammond, L a. Advisers- Miss Margaret Lowe, 310 W. Charles, Hammond, La.; Miss Marjorie Miller, 612 W. Charles St., Hammond, La. Alumnae Representative Mrs. Kenneth Thomas, 146 Rosewood Dr., Hammond, La. Chi {1940-1948; 1950)--Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, W. Va. President-Bonnie Smith, Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, W. V a. Adviser- Miss Sara H elen C ree, Penn. Sta te College, Pittsburgh ; Dr. Ruth Scarborough, Shepherdstown, W. Va. Alumnae Representative-Mrs. Roscoe Payne, P.O . Box 546, Charles Town, W. Va. Psi ( 1944) -Madison College, Harrisonburg, V a. President- J oa n Pease, M adison College, H arrisonbu rg, V a. Advisers- Miss Helen M. Frank, Madison College, Harrisonburg, Va.; Dr. Mary Latimer, 4,77 E. Market, Harrisonburg, Va.

Alumnae Representatives-Mrs. T. J. King, Jr., 4736 Ave. W , Birmingham 8, Ala.; Miss Dorothy Rowe, Madison College, Harrisonburg, Va. Omega (1945)-Minot State Teachers College, Minot, N.D. President- Sheila Koppelsleen, M .S.T.C., Minot, N. D . Advisers-Miss Louise Reishus, 515 8th St. N . W ., M inot, N. D . ; Miss Esther Rose Knutsen Alumnae Representative-Mrs. W. Skowronek, 402 4th Ave. S.E., Minot, N. D . Alpha Alpha (1945 )-Ball State Teachers College, Muncie, Ind. Presid ent-Grace M irza, 3 12 . College. Muncie, Ind . Adviser- Miss Evelyn Luecking, 203 Wingate Apt., 410 N . M cK inley, Muncie, Ind. Alumnae Representa tive-Mrs. R . B. Cross, 207 Win throp Rd., Muncie, Ind. Alpha Beta ( 1946)-Marshall College, Huntington, W . Va. President- Barbara Ann Sanford, 1550 Sixth Ave., Huntington, W. V a. Adviser-Miss Eva Miller, 1256 Jefferson Ave., Huntington, W. Va. Alumnae R epre entatives- Miss Clara Closterman, 1025 9th Ave .. Huntington , W . V a.; Mrs. Spencer A. Gille tte, 396 Forest Rd. , Huntington , W. Va. Alpha Gamma ( 1946)-Henderson State Teachers College, Arkadelphia, Ark. President-Caroline H awth orne, H .S.T .C., Box 442 , Ark adelphia , Ark. Advisers-Miss Amy Jean Greene. H .S.T.C ., Arkadelphia, Ark.; M iss M ae Whipple, Box 644, H .S.T .C. Alumnae R epresentative-Mrs. Earl Williamson, Box 551, Vivian, La. Alpha Delta ( 1948) -Southwestern Missouri State Colle~te, Springfield, Mo. President-Barbara A. Scott, Southwest M .S.C., Springfield, Mo. Adviser-Mrs. James Rayl, 1144 S. Main, Springfi eld, Mo.; Mrs. Ruth Thomp5on. Alumnae R epresentative-Maureta Darr, 1143 Maryland, Springfield, Mo. Alpha Epsilon (1948)-Western Illinois State College, Macomb, Ill. President- Patricia Ormsby, 308 W . Adams, M acomb, Ill. Adv iser- Dr. Harriet C. Stull, 3 16 N . Dudley, Macomb, !II. Alumnae R epresentative-Mrs. Floyd Pruitt Box 359, Tiskilwa, Ill. ; Joan Luckenbill, Ne...; Boston, Ill. Alpha Lambda ( 1953 )- Radford College, R adford, Va. President- V irginia Lindsey, Radford College, R adford, Va. Adviser- Mis Blanch e D aniel, 1405 Grove Ave., Radford, Va.


-.A-lumnae (/roupj *CHARTERED

*Akron-Canton, Ohio Mrs. R. F. Snidow, 1080 H a rtford Ave., ,Akron

路"Greeley, Colorado Mrs. D onald Lebsack, !Ol6 Y2 15th St.

Albuquerque, New Mexico Mrs. L. J. Paddison, 911 Parkland Circle

Highland Park, Michigan Miss Edith Mansell, 161 Highl and

Baltimore, Maryland Mrs. W. J. D eane, 4042 Edgewood Rd . (1 5 )

''Huntington, West Virginia Mrs. M adge Smith Skeen, 121 3 Washin gton Bl.

*Beckley, West Virginia Mrs. H arold H edrick, 120 Mason St.

*Indiana, P ennsylvania M rs. Loren Campbell, 1359 Locust St.

*Bluefield, West Virginia Thelma Wilson, Fairview Apt. #4, Bland & South St.

Kansas City, Missouri Mrs. Vi ctor P. Wolf, 672 1 Charlotte *Lansing, Michigan Mrs. R . Peterman, 124 S. Hayford

*Buffalo, New York Miss Patricia Maue, 1979 H ertel Ave. (14 )

Little Rock, Arkansas Mrs. K enneth Fra ncis, 112 S. M artin

*Charleston, West Virginia Mrs. P. L. Will, 1309 Turley Rd.

Lock Haven, Pa. Mrs. C. Kyle Bressler, I sland Route

Chicago, Illinois Mrs. L . J. Cashman, 2448 Estes Ave. ( 45 )

*Los Angeles, California Mrs. W. V. Barrett, 11 48 W. Compton Bl vd., Gard ena

*Cleveland, Ohio Mrs. C . W. O ettin g, 2 1586 K enwood, R ocky River, Ohio

Memphis, Tennessee Mrs. R. J. Coltharp, 3450 Spottswood

Columbus, Ohio . Mrs. H. E. Staehle, 481 Torrenc e Rd. (2 )

Miami, Florida Mrs. C. D . Williams, 7335 S. W. 18th St. Rd .

Dallas, Texas Mrs. W. D . White. 4224 Hawthorne Ave.

*Minot, North Dakota M rs. Lillian Eidsness, 81 5 4th Ave. S.E.

Dayton, Ohio Mrs. Robert H emm, 517 Lakeshore Rd ., Crystal Lake, Medway, 0.

Morris-Ottawa, lllinois Miss J oyce Carter, 239 E. Park, Geneseo

*Denver, Colorado Mrs. A. Bruce Ewer, 11 45 Clayton

Mt. Clemens, Michigan M rs. M a rybelle Baker, 665 Huntington D r.

*Detroit I, Michigan Miss Carol Riedel, 109 75 Craft ( 24 )

*Mt. Pleasant, Michigan Mrs. W. G. Lutz, !IO Y2 S. Washington

Durant, Oklahoma Mrs. Wm. Swafford , Box 14, Coleman, Okla.

''Muncie, Indiana Mrs. Leon Sco tt, 3 Elizabeth Ave. , D aleville, Ind .

Elkhart, Indiana Miss Marilyn Moyer, 350 W. Crawford

.New York, N. Y. Mrs. T errance O 'R eill , Box 54, Kin g highway, Sparkill, . Y.

*Emporia, Kansas Mrs. Ida Wayman, 1005 Constitution

Norfolk, Virginia Mrs. R ichard L. Lowe, 406 Warren St.

*Flint, Michigan Miss Crystal Hearn, 413 E. Fifth St. ( 3)

Peoria, Illinois M rs. J ohn Van Peoria (5 )

Fort Worth, Texas Mrs. C . V . Thornton, 3827 Bellaire Circle

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*Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Miss J ean Gilbert, 1609 Harrison St. (24) Pine Bluff, Arkansas Mrs. Wm . A. McEntire, Rt. 3, Box 106 *Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Miss Ruth Harbison, 57 N. Starr Ave., Bellevue, Pa. *Port Huron, Michigan Mrs. John Riehl, 1678 McBrady *Princeton-Athens. West Vir~inia Miss Polly Mash, Athens Star Rte., Princeton, W.Va. Pueblo, Colorado Mrs. Roy Smith, 801 Minnequa *Richmond-Petersbur~, Virginia M rs. J . R . Comstock, 134 Carroll Ave., Colonial H eights, Petersburg, Va. *Roanoke, Virginia Miss Qharlotte Greeley, 508 Arbutus, (13 ) San Diego, Calif. Mrs. H . J . Ferguson, I 78 H St., Chula Vista, Calif. San Francisco, Calif. Mrs. Marie Koehler, 291 Broderick, Apt. 14 Seattle, Washington Mrs. Stewart Hockom, 1253 S. !56th (88 ) *Shepherdstown, West Virginia Miss Genevieve Pitzer, Gerrardstown, W. Va.

Central District: Mich., Ill., Ind., Ohio, Wis. President- Miss Evelyn Luecking, Wingate Apt. 203, 410 N. McKinley, Muncie, Ind. Eastern District: N. Y., Penn., N. J., Me., N. H., Vt., Mass., Conn., and R. I. Presiden t- Mrs. Joseph Steen, 136 Doncaster Rd., K enmore, N. Y. Northwestern District: Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, and all other states north of these and west of the Mississippi River.

*Springfield, Missouri Mrs. Juanita Phillips, 2133 Cinderella Dr. *St. Louis, Missouri Miss Jun e M cCarthy, 4602 W.W. Florissant (15 ) St. Petersburg, Florida Miss Ellen H. Smith, 2327 Second Ave. North, St. Petersburg Tooeka, Kansas Mrs. Tom McHenry, J., 808 Mulvane *War, West Virginia Miss Edith Elliott, Canebrake, W. Va. * Washin~ton ,

District of Columbia Miss J o Anne Critzer, 2527 K ey Blvd., Arlington, Va.

Welch, West Virginia Mrs. Lena Caporossi, Box 607 *Wichita, Kansas Mrs. Louis Earl, 3220 Arkansas 路~ williamsport,

Pennsylvania Mrs. Woodrow Wolfe, 1601 Sherman St.

Youngstown, Ohio Mrs. K eith McGowen, 2368 Midlothian *Ypsilanti-Ann Arbor, Michigan Miss Betty M cGregor, 2 Pa rkvi cw Pl. , Ann Arbor, Mich.

President-Mrs. J. Waldo Hinshaw, 27 Hardith Hill Ct., St. Louis, Mo. Southern District: Va., W. Va., Ky., Md., Dela., Tenn., N. C., Miss., Ala., Ga., Fla., and S.C. President-Miss J ane t Calfee, 87 Princeton Rd., Bluefield, W. Va. Southwestern District: Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California. President-Mrs. H arold B. W enzel, 2216 Northwest 34th St., Oklahoma City, Okla.


1954 April ANCHOR