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YT THETA SIGMA EPSILON OFFICERS President ; Corabel Nelson Vice-President Lillian Little Corresponding Secretary Mary Elizabeth Feitt Recording Secretary Nancy Palmer Treasurer Margaretta Williams Editor Emma Estelle Pfahler Sergeant-at-Arms Doris Letzler Panhellaiic Representatives . . Marie Myers, Cleora Peters, Marian Lynch A NATIONAL EDUCATION At the founding of Alpha Chapter of Theta Sigma Upsilon at Emporia, Kansas, in 1921, the open motto selected was " The Higher Good. " Since then, fourteen chapters through- out the United States have adopted this belief and the desire to fulfill the five-fold objective. This term has been one of bells, baggage, and boxes for the Theta Sigs. Their former sponsor and present one were both married, and National Con- vention attended by Emma Estelle Pfahler vitalized the ideals of the organization. Perhaps Mr. Kipp could explain how the girls transported their belongings from his studio in the Arts Building to Music Education Department. On the first semester ' s social calen- dar were after-dinner coffee parties at Mrs. L. C. Davis ' with colorful mov- ing pictures or flickering firelight lend- ing atmosphere to Christmas carols; tea with Mrs. Marlin and Mrs. Watson; a professional meeting with Miss Wallace; formal initiation and banquet at the Country Club; a Farmer ' s Party with the sorority girls and freshman guests hiking to the College Lodge. SORORITY FOUNDED IN 1909 With the second semester activities came the formal rush party, this time in quite the opposite style. Gay flower girls, colorful corsages, varied entertainment, and rhumba rhythm gave the gala occasion a decided Spanish accent. March the fourteenth brought rushing season to a close, and the celebration of Founder ' s Day on March 15 with pledging and dinner started the new girls on their way toward membership. These, with formal initiation, pro- fessional meetings, the Mother- Patroness Tea and Senior Farewell, were the outstanding events on the second semester ' s social calendar. Of great importance was the resigna- tion from the college faculty of the former Miss Houston of the Art Department. But even though she has given up her teaching position, she has now become a life member, not only of the Biamonte ' s, but also of Theta Sigma Upsilon. In her stead, the Theta ' s have chosen Mrs. Marlin, who is as efficient and active as though she had been with the sorority since the installation of Pi Chapter. 170
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Joiner Sivcrd Lindhcrf! Artlcv Jackson Horner Billi, Aukcr Paraluis Lcyshon McLean Wirtz Watson Gottwald Parros Kaufman In the summing up the activities of the year 1939-1940, much more could be said con- cerning the enjoyment and the pleasures which the year brought. Possibly the underlying reason for this was the very successful conclave which was held in Cincinnati, Ohio, from August 21 to 26, 1939. Mary Kaufman and Bernice Wirtz, Beta ' s representatives at it, brought back to the chapter manv new usable ideas for both business and pleasure. The girls all agree that it is a grand feeling to belong to an organization as large and as flourish- ing as Delta Sigma Epsilon. 169
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i First row: Ycagcr, Palmer, James, Keller, Csiszar, Davidson, Hancock, Williams Second row: Grihhle, Lehman, Quail, Peters, Michaelson, Gerber, Pfahler, Lynch Third rote: Race, Putney, Nelson, Marlin, Watson, Letzlcr, Kane, Dcnhow Fourth row: Feit, Tobias, Laing, Little, Myers, Lewis, Brasshcld 171
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