Dance, Picnic guests Dixie Washichek Arizona Independent Republic May 1939

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Dance, Picnic guests Dixie Washichek Arizona Independent Republic May 1939 - Dances, Picnics Will Enliven Closing Weeks Of...
Dances, Picnics Will Enliven Closing Weeks Of School Year TEMPE, May 6—With school rapidly nearing its close, students on the campus of the Arizona State Teachers College here are engaged in numerous dances, parties and picnics in an effort to make the most of the remaining weeks of the school year. Of special Interest to many of the students was the Mu Sigma Chi fraternity's formal dinner dance given Friday evening at 7:30 at the Encanto Club house. Novelty place cards of engraved copper marked the place of each guest at the dinner, after which the grand march was staged, followed by dancing. Each of the girls who were guests received a corsage of red and white, the fraternity colors. Gwynn Howard's orchestra played. Special guests were Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur S. Nay, sponsor, Dr. and Mrs. B. Ira Judd, and the presidents of the three other fraternities and their guests, who included Robert Shipp, Alma Hovestadt, Boyd Shumway, Mary Frances Cole, Emmet Murphy .and Rose Revello. Alumni attending were Paul Powell, Kesterson Osborn, Carl Standage, Frank Linhart, George Williams, John Holland, Howard Simonds and John Earle. Guests of members were Marjorie Clapp, Lucille Thomasson, Alice Stubbs, Evelyn Odom, Isa.- belle Raber, Dixie Washichek, Modena McAnarney, Olive Barnes, Alice Wilkie, Thelma Kinvig, Lorene Keith,' Betty Stoutsenberger, Mary Frances Timmons and Gladys Ficheisen. Also Margaret Beall, Annabell Robertson, Hattte Ann Fulghum, Marjorie Matthews, Jennie Robinson, Daisie Dodd, Marion Russell, Louise Hayes and Clarice Hawkins. North Halt Farmerettes, city slickers, Mae Wests, and Fauntleroys all in the gayest of moods, adorned the dance floor of the North Hall sun parlor as the coed dance began on the evening of May Day. The dance, at which coeds were escorted by fellow members of the hall, who were attired in male costume, was made merrier by the presence of the "bar" in the basement of the hall. Corsages of spring vegetables were presented to each guest The grand march at 8:30 p. m. was led by Mary Fannin, president of the hall, and her guest, Nan Redd. The prize-winning costume was worn by Gladys Manning. Grace Berlindis and her guest, Carolyn Rigg. won the jitterbug contest. Kappa Delta Pi Initiation Pledges of Kappa Delta Pi, national honorary English society, were Initiated this evening, during impressive rites read by Miss Katherine Greenawalt, president, in the Adams Hotel in Phoenix. After the ceremony, old and new members retired to the hotel dining room for their banquet. Sorority colors of jade green and lavender, society colors, and spring flowers in abundance decorated the banquet table. During the dinner several Kappa Delta Pi members presented a program,' which included a piano solo by Leonard Sharman; vocal solo, Kay Mitchell; a toast to the new members. Dr. Samuel Burkhard; welcoming address. Miss Greenawalt; response, Leo Kennedy; welcoming address, I. D. Payne, counselor; and an address, "Some Reflections on Europe," Dr. Arnold Tilden. Guests of honor, the new members, were Margaret Bigley, Alice Cavender, Jane Eckenstein, Jane Fohl, Mattie Mackett. Alberta Henney, John Hollar, Leo Kennedy, Katherine Mitchell. Herman Libkind, Richard Meyer, Lester Mullins, Stanley Poe, Leonard Sharman, Walter Smith, Richard Swingler and Wanita Underbrink. Those receiving special invitations included Dr. and Mrs. A. J. Matthews, Pres. and Mrs. Grady

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  1. Arizona Republic,
  2. 07 May 1939, Sun,
  3. Page 148

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