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• WITH A TOTAL STUVlilT dOVY OF 5,614 THI UNIl FRS TXOT MAJiVlAND HAD T-HE LARGEST ENKOLLMENT IN ITS -HISTOnY DURING THE VAST YEAR. • THESE YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN CAME FROM 44 OF THE 48 STATES, THE DISTRICT OF COiUMBiA, 2 POSSESSIONS AND 2 TER- RITORIES OF THE UNITED STATES AND 7 FOREIGN COUNTRIES. • THE UNIVERSITY IS RAPIDLY TAKING ITS PEACE AS ONE OF THE world ' s IMPORTANT CENTERS OF LEARNING, The FortyFirst Edition of the Terrapin GERALD E. PRENTICE - EDITOR RUTH LEE THOMPSON - - WOMEN ' S EDITOR PAUL D. McCLOSKEY - - BUSINESS MANAGER GEORGE C. PENDLETON - MANAGING EDITOR HERBERT ROTHCHILD - PHOTOGRAPHY EDITOR O. RAYMOND CARRINGTON - FACULTY ADVISER one- FOR NINETEEN FORTY-TWO The Annual Publication of THE STUDENT BODY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND AT COLLEGE PARK ' MARYLAND DEDICATION We have dedicated this volume of the Terrapin to a theme of influences, those influences which the University of Maryland exerts upon its students, and through them, upon their communities, states, and finally, the nation. ioMORROW, AND TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW. " Mail builds his life around that single word. It is the fountain of youth, the lodestone of the eternal, the hope of generations yet unborn. When a madman de- stroys the world we know, those of us who are left sigh and patiently go to work rebuilding for our children and our children ' s children. To build for the future, we must know how to build, we must have the right tools with which to build, we must educate ourselves that we may leave a firm foundation for those who will follow. No building was ever erected, no great work of literature written in a year or a hundred years. Progress is the result of a thousand, ten thousand years of unremitting toil as man dragged himself out of the primeval ooze into the dawn of civili- zation. The University of Maryland is dedicated to progress. We have here a melting pot for the culture, the learning of this hemisphere and of the Europe that was. The nation has sent us her engineers, her businessmen, her poets, her scientists, and her administrators, and together they have welded a great university. She has sent us, too, her boys and girls. They have come from every state in the Union, from South America, and from across the seas. They have all been different, and yet they have all been alike in that they have carried as their key to the university ' s gates the desire, the willingness to learn. They have come to us as boys and girls and we have returned them, each to his own place, men and women, wiser perhaps, and at least prepared to take up their share of tomorrow ' s work, to shoulder their part of the burden of life. Wherever they go, a part of the university goes with them. Con- versely, each of them has left an indelible imprint of himself on the uni- versity, its life, and its customs. For good or evil, the University of Mary- land draws its life blood from the great cities, the farms, the villages, from every place and station in life. We keep that life blood, the youth of America, for a little while, and then return it, laden with life for the future, for man ' s upward climb into the bright, new day. We, therefore, dedicate this book to the same theme to which, by its very nature, the university has been dedicated. The thread that weaves these pages into a single tapestry is one of influences, influences beginning at the university and slowly widening, in ever-expanding circles until they encompass the nation, perhaps the earth. These are the immediate in- fluences one center of learning has upon the world. Multiply them a thousand fold, send them forth, and progress follows with enlightenment in its train, enlightenment for a world that sorely needs it. To these basic principles we have dedicated this book in the hope that men may someday take them up and carry them forward as they now carry the battle flags of embitsgred nations. . £ IN MEMORIAM Dr. Thomas Hardy Taliaferro AN OUTSTANDING EDUCATOR AND GALLANT GENTLEMAN, DR. THOMAS HARDY TALIAFERRO, DEAN EMERITUS OF THE UNIVERSITY, LEFT WITH US A RECORD OF HIGH IDEALS AND DEVOTED, UNSELFISH SERVICE. THOUGH HE IS WITH US NO LONGER, HE HAS LEFT AN INDELIBLE MARK UPON THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND AND THE MEMORY OF HIS WARM SMILE AND WISE COUNSEL WILL LINGER WITH US AS LONG AS THE UNIVERSITY STANDS. Professor Charles Leroy Mackert A GREAT ATHLETE AND DEVOTEE OF GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP, PROFESSOR CHARLES LEROY MACKERT SET AS HIS GOAL THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE BEST IN ATHLETICS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND. HIS CONTRIBUTIONS, BOTH AS COACH AND DIRECTOR OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION, STAND AS AN UNDYING TRIBUTE TO HIS MEMORY. HIS COURAGE, EVEN IN HIS LAST ILLNESS, AND HIS DEEP SINCERITY SHALL BE A CHERISHED MEMORY WITH ALL OF US WHO WERE HIS FIRENDS. -h- ffi ' irfiiT Jiome tcononticJ Muilain c4nne c runael Jrall Commerce ( uilding en J JuormitorieJ Jlib rarij Dr. Harry Clifton Byrd President LJr. H. L. Bvrd. a president wlm hclicxcs chat the most succcsstul aJministration is that which is the hcst servant; who places his confidence in the loyalties and abilities of those with whom he works; who regards himsclt not as one who duvets, hut as one who works with others ui a common cause; who hehe es that research proxides a background for education, but that the develop- ment of leaders is the primary objectixe ot the Uni ' ersity; who regards the Uni -ersity as an agency operated tor the benefit ot the students, ultimately that America shall ha e a higher type of citizenship; and it is because these purposes have been translated into action, and have received a wholehearted response from students and faculty alike, that the University has grown so rapidly in the life of Maryland and the nation. 17 First row: Mrs. John L. Whitehurst, J. Milton Patterson, Rowland K. Adams, W. Calvin Chesnut. Second row: Wil- liam P. Cole, Jr., John E. Semmes, Philip C. Turner. Two new members named to BOARD OF REGENTS Henry Holzapfel, Jr. Clidirmdn JljLenry Holzapfel, Jr. . . . Chairman of the Board and a member since 1916 . . . a Maryland graduate of the Class of 1S93 . . . has sent three sons to Maryland ... is Vice-President of the Potomac Edison Company of Hagerstown . . . loves people and trees. Rowland K. Adams . . . Vice-Chairman . . . member of the Supreme Bench of Baltimore City . . . prominent Baltimore jurist. Mrs. John L. Whitehurst . . . Secretary of the Board . . . prominent clubwoman ... is President of the General Federation of Women ' s Clubs . . . one of the best-known women in the country , . . because of her dynamic personality is widely sought as a speaker at prominent gatherings. J. Milton Patter.son . . . Treasurer . . . Execu- tive Secretary of the State Board of Aid and Chari- ties ... an active Rotarian and a former district governor of that organization. W. Calvin Chesnut ... a federal judge . . . one of first judges to give decision aftecting the N.R.A. . . . a graduate of University of Maryland Law School. William P. Cole, Jr. . . . Lawyer . . . graduate of Maryland . . . representative to Congress. John E. Semmes . . . Baltimore lawyer . . . former Army officer who fought in World War . . . descendant of Admiral Semmes. Philip C. Turner . . . most recent appointee to the Board . . . President of Maryland Farm Bureau . . . one ot state ' s farm leaders. 18 Miss Alma H. Preinkert Dr. Edgar F. Long Among those who solved University prohlems were ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS inE Administrative Officers, whose principal duty ic is to coordinate the branches of the University and keep it running smoothly, are Mr. Harvey T. Casbarian, comptroller; Miss Alma Preinkert, registrar; and Dr. Edgar Long, director of admissions. Mr. Casbarian, C.P.A., graduate of South- eastern University, is in charge of the di ision of business management, which handles accounting, purchasing, and plant maintenance in College Park and Baltimore. He prepares the annual bud- get, and lately has been keeping a watchful eye on the construction program. In addition to all this, Mr. Casbarian acts as a financial counselor tor the students, and ser ' es as secretary to the Mary- land Association of Certified Public Accountants. Miss Preinkert, who graduated from George Washington Uni ersity and then studied law there Mr. Har ' ey T. Casbarian for two years, sees to the registration of all stu- dents, keeps their records, and finally makes the commencement arrangements for them. She also publishes the directory, the final examination schedule, and transcripts ot records. Just to keep life interesting. Miss Preinkert also serx es on a number of committees. Dr. Long, Phi Beta Kappa, studied at Blue Ridge College, Kansas University, and took his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins. With the consent ot the Administration, he fixes and carries out poli- cies of admission fiir all undergraduates. 19 while student problems were solved b) ' DEAN OF MEN and DEAN OF WOMEN James H. Reid Adele H. Stamp r RIEND AND ADVISER tO all mCH StU- dents, one of the best-liked members of the faculty, and instructor of Marketing and Economics in the College of Commerce for the past six years, James H. Reid was last summer appointed Acting Dean of Men in the absence of Major Eppley. Following graduation from the College of Busi- ness Administration at the University of Iowa, Mr. Reid received the degree of Master of Arts in the field of Economics from American Uni- versity. As Acting Dean of Men, Mr. Reid was the faculty adviser on finances for all expendi- tures of the Student Government Association. He handled N.Y.A. appointments, and acted as a counselor in all problems concerning men stu- dents of the university. vdele H. Stamp, Dean of Women since 1922, has given countless coeds a helping hand by her wise counsel. Her principal duty here is, in her own words, " to deal with the stream of life that flows through the university. " She also acts as coordinator of all activities for Maryland women. Miss Stamp received her Bachelor of Arts at Tulane University, and her Master of Arts at the University of Maryland. Among her activities. Miss Stamp is Chairman . of Education, Maryland Federation of Women ' s Clubs, and National Treasurer of Alpha Lambda Delta. She is also active in Mortar Board, and the American Association of University Women. 20 GRADUATE SCHOOL COUNCIL Di£AN Charles O. Appleman First row: Cotlerman, Appleman, Patterson. Second row: Hale, Stevens, James, Benja- min, Broughton, Meade. JTor those students who desire aJ- aiiced training the Graduate School oilers tacili- ties for study leading to all graduate degrees. The degrees ollered are Master ot Arts, Master of Science, Master of Education, Master of Business Administration, and the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, The general functions of the (acult ' are dele- gated to the Graduate Council, which consists of nineteen members and is headed hy Dr. Charles O. Appleman. Doctor Appleman, alter graduat- ing from Dickinson College, received his Ph.D. in Bacteriology from the Unixersity of Chicago, During the year Dr. Appleman was active as vice-president ot the local Rotary chapter. His faxoritc hobbies are golf and amateur gardening. 21 COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES continued to furyiish cultural hac ground Dean Levin B. Broughton inE College of Arts and Sciences, most heterogeneous of the colleges, trains its stu- dents for many fields of endeavor and service. Though it stresses the liberal arts and sciences, courses are practical, leading to definite careers. The college influences its students in many ways, leading some to choose careers in social service work, some in the sciences, some in law and medicine, some in pyschology, and others in the liberal arts. Outstanding educators in many fields have gathered under the banner of the col- lege to impart some of their knowledge to the students and to teach them to lead useful lives. Whatever courses the students take they are prepared to be of some service to their university, their state, and the nation. Some remain to do Dr. Tobias Dantzig Prof. Charles Eichlin Dr. Charles Hale Dr. John Jenkins Dr. Nathan Drake Dr. Wesley Gewehr Dr. Lawrence Howard Dr. Carl Joslyn 22 graJua:c work .hkI cd ri-Mcli, wliilc ocHlts i;o on to the protcssional schools to contiiniL- their crain- ing. Still others go into business anJ uiJiistry, and more than a lew are taken into the armed services. They are well prepared to extend the iniliicnccs of their college and ot the Uni ersitv ot Maryland throughout the nation. Dr. Fritz Marti Prof. Harlan Randall Dr. Norman Phillips Dr. Adolf Zucker Dean S. S. Steinberg J ew fields were opened to students in the COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING Ihe College of Engineering is de- voted to the teaching of the latest methods and practices in all ot the fields of engineering includ- ing several comparatix ' ely new branches. Engineering has always been an important factor in the advance of civilization, and it is even more so today. The nation is crying for well- trained engineers who ha e the ability to speed production, and to dexelop new, improved engi- neering techniques. The College of Engineering has kept abreast of the trends in the field, and its influence will be felt throughout the profession, aiding in the war efi ort and carrying on the advance of civilization after the destructi e influences cease. Prof. George Corcoran Dr. Wilbert Huff Dr. John Younger 23 COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE dealt with problems of increased food production Dean Thomas B. Symons INo PHASE OF THE WORK at thc Uni- versity comes in closer contact with the people of Maryland than that of the College of Agricul- ture which has been especially busy during the last year in cooperation with federal and state agencies in the " all-out " effort for increased food production. From the standpoint of the student the strength of the College of Agriculture lies in the fact that there is a very close coordination between the in- structional, research, extension, and regulatory kmctions within the various departments. Those who give instruction to the students are closely associated with these various branches of service and in many cases devote a portion of their time to one or more of these activities. This close coordination of instructional, re- search, extension, and regulatory work results in a stronger faculty and a higher degree of speciali- zation than would otherwise be possible. It in- Dr. Charles Appleman Mr. Ray Carpenter Dr. Harold Cotterman Dr. L. H. James Dr. Morley Jull Dr. Ernest Cory Dr. Samuel DeVault Dr. Robert Jehle Dr. William Kemp 24 surcs J.n oppDrcunicy lor iiiscrucrors to Ix ' iiilormcd on chc latest results in research aiul ti Iv in touch constantly with current trends aiul prohlems. As a result ol this students are keju in close contact with the tronticrs ot Jewlopment in the arious agricultural liekls aiul the ' n turn are enahlci-l to apply what thev ha e learned to the held ol prac- Dr. Frederick Leinbach Dr. Kenneth Turk Dr. Charles Mahoney Dr. Mark Welsh COLLEGE OF HOME ECONOMICS concentrated on better nutrition Dean Marie M. Mount T- Ihe College of Home Economics, with its many profcssit)nal and homemaking phases, is becoming increasingly important. It equips the students with the knowledge and techniques neces- sary to provide better nutrition for the nation, soK ' c clothing and textile problems, teach home economics, and carry on research and extension. Women m home economics are needed in prac- tically every Held of defense. Equally, it not more important than professional training, the college pro ' ides a sound homemaking education. The homes made strong by the homcmakers build good communities. They in turn reflect on the state and the state on the nation. Miss Vienna Curliss Mrs. Frieda McFarland Mrs. Claribel Welsh 25 COLLEGE OF COMMERCE Studied industrial and business requirements Dean W. Mackenzie Stevens In attempting to prepare its students for positions in modern large scale enterprise, the College of Commerce stresses the importance of orderly thinking and general financial procedure, which are so essential to success in their chosen fields. Through its graduates, the College of Com- merce is exerting a strong influence in the field of commerce and industry in Maryland and other states. In turn the college will play an increasingly important role in the nation ' s war efforts, through service in the various defense industries. Dr. Allan Gruchy Dr. Alpheus Marshall Prof. S. M. Wedeberg Dr. Vertrees Wycoff Dr. Victor Bennett COLLEGE OF EDUCATION developed potential teachers Dean Harold Benjamin Ihe College of Education exerts tre- mendous influences, perhaps, in a less tangible way than some of the other colleges, on its stu- 26 clcnts and chroiigh chcm, in the iicLl at cducAiion, both primary and secondary, throughout the state and nation. hi a nation .u war educacion takes one ol the most ital roles ni the entire mechanism of society. Education is society ' s assurance tliat there will he a future and to this cikI the Colleiie ol lii.lucation bends its ellorts. I he college concentrates upon instructing its students in the latest educational methods so that in turn they can go out and teach the younger generation ith maximum ellective- ness. As these students scatter over the nation they carry the inlluences of the University of Maryland v ith them to America ' s vouth. Miss Catherine Barr Mr. Ralph Gallington Mr. Charles Mackert Miss Edna McNaughton SCHOOL OF NURSING helped to alleviate world suffering M lURSiNG HAS EMERGED ftom an un- schooled vocational service to become a ital part of the medical profession of which we are justly proud; and today, more so than ever, the gradu- ates of the University School of Nursing are faced with the vital problem of caring for the sick and the wounded. It is through these students that the influence ol the state will he felt by the nation. This influence will be felt not only by the residents of the cities and towns in which the graduates make their homes, but also by the men ol the armed services ot the United States. The Base Unit No. 2, organized by the University Hospital for overseas duty, has already left for the Far Eastern Front. In order to enter more lorcefullv into the cur- il ' . A_i_v_._ i Miss Annie Crighton rent war eflort the Nursing School has speeded up its training course, which has come to be one of the finest of its type in the country. Chief factor ol the new program is the moving up of the State Board examinations which every graduate must complete successfully before she can practice nursing. 27 w v mif nTm ItT V OF ' f MARYLAND 1 fe ' MARY ANN GRIFFITH, Secretary-Treasurer; WILLIAM HOLBROOK, President; LARRY MacKENZIE, Vice-President. STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION was a in between the students and the administration Ihe most IMPORTANT action of the Student Government Association this year was the estabhshment of a Student Defense Council. This council sponsored the collections of waste paper from the students and gave a series of after- noon tea dances and one evening aflair, the pro- ceeds of which went to the Defense Fund. The S.G.A. also drafted a reorganized plan of student Two cans of food permitted students to dance for charity. activities to comply with the three semester sys- tem and put into effect a plan for the cooperative purchase of gasoline and auto supplies by the students. An improved lost and found system with a central office in the General Service Building was set up. The Junior Class representative to the Women ' s League totik o ' cr the sponsorship oi 28 Informal Student Governnnent meetings were held in the student lounge. First row: Bell, Boswell, Broughton. Second row: Dawson, Griffith, Guyther. Third row: Holbrook, Howard, Hughes. Fourth row: Lodge, MacKenzie, McFarland. . f the May Day ceremonies and received special funds to finance the occasion. The estabhshment ol an organized social calendar created a system whereby all social events were signed up on the social calendar at the start of the school year. C n Homecomiiii; Day, the S.G.A. accepted Irom the Llass of igio the new gate located be- tuccn the Rossborough Inn and the Dairy Build- ing, and, on the same day, sponsored the Home- coming Parade and the crowning ol the beauty queen between halves of the football game. Dur- ing the spring, representatives of Student Govern- ment Associations from Maine to ' ' irginia held their annual con encion licre. Our S.G.A played host to this gathering. Mainly responsible for the success of the Student Government Association this year was President William Holbrook, as- sisted by Larry MacKenzie, vice-president; and Mary Ann Griffith, secretary-treasurer. Other members of the S.G.A. included the presidents and secretaries ol all tour classes, presidents of the Panhcllcnic Council, Interfraternity Council, O.D.K., Women ' s League, Men ' s League, Mor- tar Board, and the editor ot the student paper. First row: Powell. Prentice, Searls. Second row: Shirey, Speake, Thompson. tiA. 29 Left to right: Thomas Galbreath, James Forbes, Robert Searls, Donald Shurholz, Charles Davis, William Krehnbrink. MEN ' S LEAGUE Ihis year the Men ' s League strayed into greener fields and spread its influence over the entire men ' s student body when it acquired a representative from each class as well as from the Interfraternity Council, hi past years the league had kept its fatherly eye on the dormitories alone. Through its new contacts with the classes and the fraternities the league has kept a check on the prob- lems of all men enrolled in the university. How- ever, as usual the main part of the organization ' s time was devoted to the maintenance of discipline in the men ' s dorms. Working with the administration and student publicity director Judson Bell, the league success- tuUy conducted a campaign to stop the rackets used to extort money from the trcshmcn. In con- junction with the work ot the Student Defense Council the league appointed student air-raid wardens to act as aids to the Student Assistants in the dormitories in case of an air raid, and also helped the council in the collection of waste paper and hooks from the dorm dwellers. A trophy to be awarded annually to the most outstanding man in intramural athletics was intro- duced this year with the hope that this award will become a permanent award in the university. The social event ot the year for the Men ' s League was their spring dance held in the Gym- Armory. Other entertainment during the year included movies shown in the men ' s dormitories. Robert Searls headed the group for the year and the league representatives were Charles Davis, Bill Krehnbrink, Thomas Galbreath, James Forbes, and John Eichnor, who leit school in February and was replaced by Don ShurhoL. 30 WOMEN ' S LEAGUE liiE Women ' s League was urgamzcJ CO encourage cooperation amoni; all women scu dents on campus and to set up a gmerning system which uiHild allow each girl a chance to li e hap- pilv ni the group. The league made the rules which govern all women students and i: enforced these rules hv trving the ' iolators and penalizing them. The league ' s actuities were not confined to mak ing rules, however, hut it planned a program aimed at campus impro ' ement. This vear tor the first time the league pro ' ided a community Christmas tree. A series of lectures on Vocational Guidance were gi en in the spring, the purpose of which was tt) acquaint students with opportunities open to them in ' arious fields Four women, outstanding in their respective vo- cations, were asked to speak on Nursing, Secre- tarial work, Social Service work, and Home Eco- nomics The league also sponsored a very success- ful campus " clean-up " campaign. The memhers equipped with sticks and wastehaskets paraded in formation o er the campus and picked up all waste paper. Women ' s League v ' as not idle during the emer- gency. Every Tuesday and Thursday afternoons the " iris knitted for the American Red Cross. First row: Anderson, Beall, Brosius. Brown, Burner, Dashiell. Second row: Davis, Dawson, Fox, Hamilton, Herman, Holland. Third row: Kuehle, Maxwell, Meiser, Paterson, Powell, Rainalter. Fourth row: Rawlings, Royal, Ryon, Sharp, Wallace, Ward, Wood. 31 STUDENT LIFE COMMITTEE First row: White, Griffith, Lancaster, Eichlin, Phillips. Second row: Kramer, Preinkert, Joslyn, Johnson, Wysor, Pollock, Faber, Reid. U.NDER THE LEADERSHIP of Dr. CliatleS White, chc Student Life Committee serves as an advisory body for student affairs and acts as a coordinator between the administration and stu- dents. The committee keeps its collective finger on the student pulse by holding periodic meetings with student leaders to determine matters of policy and to further harmony within the university. Though the group deliberates as a unit, it gen- erally carries out its policies through various sub- committees dealing with nearly every phase of student activity. For instance, the Organizations Committee, headed by Dr. Charles G. Eichlin, considers new fraternities, sororities, and other clubs which petition for chapters on the campus. Another very important branch of the Student Life Committee is the subcommittee on Health and Sanitation headed by Dr. William A. Griffith. Dr. Griffith and cohorts are charged with the regulation of all student eating places in the vicin- ity, such as the dining hall and off-campus houses. This group is also responsible for conducting pe- riodic examinations of all food handlers. Dean Adele Stamp ' s Social Activities Com- mittee, center of some acrid debates in the past, has formed a list of rules which now govern all campus dances and other social activities. This subcommittee has had the unenviable job of trying to formulate a set of rules governing social events which will please everybody. Other committees include Publications, headed by the man of many jobs, Captain Ralph I. Williams; Miss Alma Preinkcrt ' s Registration Committee; Student Government; Men ' s Dormi- tories; and Daydodgers. Other members include: Col. Robert E. Wysor, Jr.; Dr. John E. Faber; Dr. Susan E. Harman; Mr. George F. Pollock; Miss Katherine Terhune; Miss Mary Johnson; Prof. Russell B. Allen; Dr. Norman E. Phillips; Dr. L. H. James; Dr. Otis E. Lancaster; Prot. Charles F. Kramer, Jr.; Dean James H. Reid. 32 ' l l n ' OW ajler row of test tubes and shining apparatus sym- bolized the progress of mans research for a better, finer world. As the students learned the power of science, they began to dream and plan to harness the mighty atom for the greater good of their fellowmen. Thus do they serve humanity, and through them the university exerts a powerful influence for good upon the state and nation. They are the builders of the future. In these pages we show you, first, the classes, symbohzing the intellectual growth and maturity of the students, and the honorary so- cieties, symbolizing achievement in nearly every phase of university life. You may see the influ- ence of the university on the student ' s life during his undergraduate years, and, conversely, the mark he makes on the university through his activities on the campus. Fresh from being high school seniors, the fresh- men thought they knew about all there was to know, but they soon discovered, as all of us must, that knowledge consists largely of learning how much one does not know. Life was hard those first few weeks, until they found that the grim, weather-beaten brick buildings had a stark beauty of their own, that the barren classrooms could broaden into hitherto unexplored vistas at the will of the professors, that the endless rows of test tubes in the laboratories symbolized the eternal progress of man ' s groping search for knowledge and truth. Thus it was that those who truly sought the betterment of themselves came to love the university. Those who survived the first year had fought and won the hardest battle. Their personalities began to make themselves felt as they asserted themselves in their classrooms, fraternities, and clubs; in publications, dramatics, and a host of other fields. They learned to recognize and to participate in all the manifold phases of university life. They had oriented themselves and were be- ginning to grow up, intellectually and emotion- ally. As juniors, they began to prepare for definite professions, to learn to be tomorrow ' s citizens: engineers, chemists, businessmen, teachers, house- wives, soldiers, and statesmen. They were learn- As juniors they began to prepare for the professions that beckoned to them. They learned from their books, but more often they learned by working on practical problems, by doing the things that industry would later require of them. ing to assume positions of trust and responsibility in the American way of life. They learned that one must sacrifice greatly to keep the things that man holds most dear: human liberties and the right to live and to work in peace. They learned to work hard and to play hard. They learned a fair evaluation of their fellow men and women, and had the deep satisfaction of knowing that those whom they trusted would not betray that trust. Often they were mistaken, but they profited by their mistakes. Those who could not, fell by the wayside. They learned from their books, but more often they learned by doing, by taking their places in the miniature world that makes up a col- lege. They learned obedience to those who were placed in positions of trust, provided that those who occupied those positions were worthy of them. Some of them learned tolerance; others found it the most difficult thing of all to absorb. Those who had shown they had exceptional abilities were elected to the honorary societies as juniors and seniors, because they had been tried and found to stand up well in the ratified air of leadership. More and more these students made their personaUties felt on the student body; their ideas were taken into consideration before major changes were made. They were called upon to represent the university, and her reputation often stood or fell by the way in which they took their parts in activities throughout the state. As mem- bers of honoraries, they came under the watchful eyes of business and professional people who were looking for outstanding students, and were men- tally winnowing the wheat from the chaff. As seniors, members of honoraries or not, they found themselves in positions of leadership on the campus, men and women whom the underclass- men looked to for guidance. Those who had kept peace, when peace smashed into a thousand frag- ments, and they were plunged into the chaos of the greatest war the world had ever seen. Their little college world came thundering down around their ears, and they had to learn the greatest, cruel- est lesson that can come to any man or woman. They were forced to accept the greatest paradox of all time : that, in order to live at peace as we, a free people, wish to live, we must fight, and, if need be, die for those principles on which American liberty is founded. They did not falter in the face The students began to take their places in the honorary societies, as they gained recognition for outstanding work and climbed a little higher toward the culmination of their college careers. their eyes open, those who had come to the uni- versity with an open mind and an open heart, those who had given their best and learned to take the bitter with the sweet, were rewarded accord- ing to their capabilities. A few had straggled through at the tail of the column, but most of them were ready to face the future unafraid. They were finished, until fate stepped in and gave them one more lesson to learn. They had almost readied themselves for the pursuits of of this disaster, but responded courageously, did what they were called upon to do, and laid aside their personal hopes and ambitions for the good of the nation. They knew that they would have to suffer greatly, and make endless sacrifices, but they faced the future resolutely. The influence of the university had served the nation well. GERALD PRENTICE, President; JAY EMREY, Treasurer; RUTH LEE THOMPSON. Secretary; JAMES DUNN, Vice-President. Seniors ITouR YEARS Ac}c), iiico chc shaJcHvy background of the grcac portrait that is the Uni- versity of Maryland, there entered a bewildered mob, the Class ot 1942. Harry Spicer headed the group, and, though it lost the annual Tug-of-War, he was instrumental in setting torch the glory of the class at the Freshman Hop. The following fall the class moved from the background of the scene to hold chc awe-inspiring title — Sophomores! Re enge is sweet — and was achieved by deteating the Freshmen in their sec- ond Tug-of-War. Dancing to Dick Messner ' s music and a Promenade led by President Bill Hol- brook highlighted the year. Juniors — and the class moved into the lighter part, almost the foreground of the picture. Bill Holbrook, agam at the helm, led the class in a never-to-be-forgotten Promenade to the " Swing and Sway " rhythms o( Sammy Kaye. Soon after, the lull light ol the uni ersity tell upon them — they were Seniors. President lerr ' Prentice guided them chrough the brightest pare ot chc painting. Now, with many memories behind them, they go on, into the shadowy background of an e en larger portrait — the w orld today. 37 THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES nr Ihe College of Arts and Sciences provides four years of training in the liberal arts and sciences. The curricula are designed to give the students a broad cultural foundation for any pro- fessional or vocational career. In the third and fourth year each student completes a closely unified group of courses leading toward vocational, professional, or cultural goals. The College of Arts and Sciences lays the foundation for further study in the professional schools or other universities. Dorothy Anne Aiello Hyattsville B.S. AEA Daydodgers, Swimming, French, New- man Cluhs; ' Hcl, Vice-Pres. Alpha Xi Delta, Women ' s Chorus; Y.W.C.A., Sorority Editor Terrapin. Esther E. Balton Baltimore B.A. Swimming CUih, W.R.A. Barbara Louise Bartlett Washington, D.C. B.A. Daydodgers Club. T ' l ' l! Stewart Lee Baker, Jr. Washington, D.C. B.S. eAX German, Riding Clubs; Baptist Student Union. Katherine E. Barker Washington, D.C. B.A. KA. AAA Vice-Pres. Mortar Board; VicePres., Pres. Daydodgers Club, Y.W.C.A.; Junior Prom Committee, Terrapin, May Day Committee. H. Griffith Baugher Catonsville B.A. Tennis; M Club. Randa E. Beener Washington, D.C. B.A. Pres. Pres. Pan He! , Riding Club. Kappa Delta, Y.W.C.A. KA Vicc- 38 THE COLLEGE OF David F. Bell, Jr. Dundalk B.S. A ' l ' Trcas. Delta Sigma Phi, Student B.mJ. John Francis Benecke Verona, N.J. B.A. Al ' l. Vicc-Pres. Dcltj Sisma Phi, Newman Cluh; Collegiate Chamber ot Com meree. Mary Lillian Boggs Chevy Chase B,S. Trail Club. Phyllis J. Booher Marion, Ind. B.A. DaydojRers, Rifle Clubs. Gilbert C. Bowen Hillandale B.S. Foster Boyd Washington, D.C. B.A. William K. Brendle Baltimore B.S. ■I ' A H Margaret Brooke Sandy Spring B.A. 39 ;s:r . i • . j.f. ARTS AND SCIENCES Dorothy Brosius Baltimore B.S. P ' l ' B Presbyterian, SwimmingClubs.Womcn ' s League. Helen Bruns Baltimore B.A. AAA CorrespcinJing Sec. Delta Delta Delta; Sec. Riding Club, Clef and Key, Foot- light Club; Women ' s Chorus, Old Line. Doris B. Bryant West Englewood, N.J. B.A. KA Spanisli, International Relations Clubs. Oscar W. Camponeschi Baltimore B.S. Celeste Capone Baltimore B.S. Vesta Cassedy Silver Spring B.S. Newman Club. Bette Catling Catonsville B.A. KKP B.A. Betty Chamberlin Chevy Chase KKP Lerr.ipiM. Ireshmaii Week Committee. THE COLLEGE OF Samuel Cohen Baltimore B.A. Milton S. Cole Laurel B.A. nK Pres. Pi Karr-i, Men ' s Glee Club; Clef and Key; Daydodgcrs Club. George R. Cook Silver Spring B.A. Pershing Rifles. Ploomie Criner Bethesda B.A. Trail, Spanish Clubs; Student Band. B.S. Joseph L. Dantoni Baltimore ATU Elizabeth Jane Dennis Ocean City B.A. Swimming, Presbyterian Clubs. Bartlett Philip Dorr Mt. Rainier B.. . Baptist Student Union. Harry Michael Doukas Washington, D.C. B.S. A : ' " ' liT- ' ARTS AND SCIENCES B.S. Nancy Jeanne Duby Youngstown, Ohio KA Newman, IntcrnationalRelations,Swim- ming, Spanish Clubs. Dona ld P. Easter Washington, D.C. B.S. Men ' s Glee Club. B.A. Charlotte Eisele Bethesda KKT Terrapin; Riding Club; Junior Prom Committee; Pan-Hcl. Helen England Rockville B.A. Women ' s Chorus; Swimming, Inter- national Relations Clubs; Diamond- back. Elizabeth Leila Eves Cumberland B.A. Yolanda L. Farina Schenectady, N.Y. B.A. Women ' s Chorus; Riding Club. Esther Feldman Salisbury B.A. Hillel Club, Women ' s League. Maxwell B. Fleek Westernport B.A. j n; 40 Elizabeth Patricia Frohbose Brookniont B.S. AlA Nc vni. ii, l«.ii;crs C liil " s. Daniel L. Gendason Washington, D.C. D.S. riM ' Men ' s Glee Club, Orchestr.i; Pershing Rifles; 2nd Lieut. ROTC. Carmela Apoceonia Glenn Washington, D.C. B.A. Russell Goff Washington, D.C. B.S. Sol Goodgal Baltimore B.S. Rclacions, Calvert De bate, Men ' s Glee Clubs, Intr.imurals. Muriel Gordon Washington, D.C. B.A. W. Kingsley Grigg, Jr. Albany, N.Y. 2nd Lieut. ROTC. Jerome W. Grollman Baltimore B.A. HS THE 1942 . m M 41 Doris Groves Waldorf B.A. International Relations. Rifle Clubs; Women ' s League. Doris L. Hampshire Towson B.A. AOM Treas. Women ' s Chorus; Sec. Clef and Key; Varsity Show; Spanish, Riding Clubs.Y.W.C.A. William Jules Handley British Guiana, South America B.A. Men ' s Glee Club, Clef and Key. Lucile Anne Hanlon Baltimore li . KKT James William Hardey, Jr. Kenwood B.A. Diamondback; Tennis. Charles LeRoy Hein Glen Burnie B.A. Daydodgers Club. Lillian D. Hendrickson Valley Stream, N.Y. B.A. .vol French, Canterbury Clubs. Robert C. Henry College Park B.S. .VXS Daydodgers Club; Pershing Rifles, 2nd Lieut. ROTC. SENIORS Adelheid M. Hermann Lansdowne B.A. KA Sec. Swimming Cliih, German, Lutli- cran Clubs; Y.W.C.A. K. Hope Hevener Gambrills B.A. AAA International Relations Cluh. Shirley Heyman Baltimore B.S. : M} Harry Edward Hill Baltimore B.A. B.A. Anne G. Hoen Glyndon KA William A. Holbrook College Park B.S. i;x, OAK Scabbard and Blade, Swimmin;;, Can- terbury Clubs, Prcs. S.G.A., Sopho- more, Junior Classes; Vicc-Prcs. Fresh- man Class; Boxing, Track, Maior ROTC. B.S. Edith Holt Washington, D.C. SAO Jane Carter Howard University Park B.A. AOn Pres. Alpha Omieron Pi, Pan-Hel; Y.W.C.A., Diamondback; Historian Sophomore, Junior Classes. THE 19 4 2 v.._. 1 T aS ' t I Erma Kathryn Hughes Chevy Chase B.A. r-MJ Prcs. Gamma Phi Beta, Treas. Foot- light Club. Harry Hutson Cumberland B.A. j Hi; Prcs. International Relations, German Clubs, Footlight Club, Diamondback; Debate Team. B.S. Gilmore Hyman Brooklyn, N.Y. TE Student Band, Orchestra, International Relations, German Clubs. Robert Settle Insley Baltimore B.S. AS 2nd Lieut. ROTC. Irving Jacobs Port Chester, N.Y. B.A. DAM, nSA Footlight Club, Sec. Sigma Alpha Mu. Helen Alice James Linden B.A. KA, nAE Women ' s Editor Diamondback; Inter- national Relations Club. Wilbur T. Jefferys Chevy Chase B.A. AX A Swimming Club, Interfraternity Coun- cil. Robert W. Johnson, Jr. Baltimore B.S. Al Swimming Club. SENIORS 42 THE COLLEGE OF B.A. Diamotuiliack;. Celeste Karlstad Washington, D.C. KM ' Marie L. Kennedy Baltimore B.A. Spanish,, Swimminj; Club ' Baptist Student Union; W.A.A. Walter Joseph Kerwin Bennings, D.C. B.A. l ' Aw, IIAK Sec. Phi Delta Thcta, Art Editor Old Line, Dianiondback, Cheerleader, Capt. ROTC. B.A. Nancy King Annapolis KK I ' Walter Owen Koehler Washington, D.C. B.A. lli; B.S. Irene E. Kuslovitz Baltimore i:. (), . . A Intern.uiiinal Relations, German, Span ish Clubs. Harold A. Kypta Washington, D.C. Int B.S. raniur.ils. Carolyn Lacey Chevy Chase B.A. AAA, II A I ' . Terrapin; Women ' s Editor Old Line, Treas. Mortar Board. 43 - . jrA ARTS AND SCIENCES Rosalie T. Lyon Hyattsville B.A. IIAK Asst. Sports Editor Diamondback; M Book; Daydod ers, French, Rifle, Trail, Spanish, Newman, Swimming, Riding Clubs; Terrapin. B.A. Old Line. Val Machen Washington, D.C. K A Gerard John Martin Annapolis B.S. ATU Newman Club, Men ' s League, Intra- murals. Cecil R. Martin Smithsburg B.A. U ' lir. IIAK Old Line. Klovia McKennon Washington, D.C. B.A. A I Anne Cary McKinley Washington, D.C. B.A. French, Daydodgers, Rifle Clubs. Walter L. Neal Frostburg B.A. OAK. ATt} Pres. Methodist, Footlight Clubs; Vicc- Pres. Alpha Psi Omega. Eugene C. Ochsenreiter, Jr. Chevy Chase B.A. 1 ' A(-). OAK Pres Phi Delta Thcta, Track, B.iskct- ball. Cross Country, Newman Club; Interlraternity Council, Junior Prom Chairman, Football. THE COLLEGE OF Eileen O ' Neil Washington, D.C. B.A. KA VicePrcs. International Relations Club; Riding, Swimming, Newman Clubs. B.A. Elmire Pearson Chevy Chase Kkr Katharine Perkins Baltimore B.A. . SA, . . A Prcs. Alpha Xi Delta, W.A.A.; Sec. Alpha Lambda Delta; Y.W.C.A.; Sec. Pan-Hel; Swimming Club, Terrapin. Marjorie Pinschmidt College Park B.A. nB I Footlight Club. Dolly Podolsky Baltimore B.A. Riding Club. Marvin M. Polikoff Baltimore B.A. i:. M, nAE, Hi; Footlight Club; Editor Diamondback, Edward H. Price Frostburg B.S. Cape. ROTC. OAK. AXl " Abraham Prostic Baltimore B.S. i» ARTS AND SCIENCES Roy S. Ramsey, Jr. Washington, D.C. B.A. Daydodgers, International Relations Clubs; Old Line; Intramurals. Robert D. Rands, Jr. Washington, D.C. B.S. AX: Daydodgers, Rifle Clubs. Hammond Rau Brunswick B.S. ■J ' SK Edna Rayburn Morristown, Tenn. B.A. KA International Relations, Presbyterian Clubs. Beverly Reinstedt Valley Stream, N.Y. B.A. AOn Sec. Alpha Omicron Pi; Women ' s League; Treas. Women ' s Chorus; Y.W. C.A. Imogene Rice Edgewood Arsenal B.S. AAIl, SAO Sec. Sigma Alpha Omieron; Cancer- bury, French, Riding Clubs; Terrapin. Marvin Rudo Baltimore B.S. Hillel, International Relations Clubs. Ann Ryon Terre Haute, Ind. B.A. Newman, International Relations, Ger- man Clubs. 44 Alan L. Sagner Baltimore B.A. i:AM Prcs. SiKm.i Alpli.i Mu. Spore I ' JitDr OMniitiulh.Kk. Janet L. Scott Colmar Manor B.A. AAA Women ' s Clmriis, C1l-| .ukI Key, Iiiur n.icion. l Relations Cluh. Martha Holland Shelton Chevy Chase, D.C. B.A. KM- Rush K.ipp.i K.ipp.i G.inini.i, DiamonJluck; F ' rcnLli Cluh; PanHcl. David L. Sheridan New York, N.Y. B.A. Newman C lul «i :i:K Orville C. Shirey Cumberland B.A. ' I ' 1:K, OAK. IIAK Pus. Phi .Sii;in.i K.ipp.i, Omicron Dclt.i K.ipp.i, Pi Dcit.i Epsilon; Editor ' 41 ni.imonJh.u-l., Inrcrfr.ucrnity Council, M Book, Cipt. ROTC, Tcrr,ipin. Warren O. Simonds St. Georges Island B.A. A. l ' inter! r.itcrnitv Council. Roy Kennedy Skipton Mt. Rainier B..S. 2nJ Lieut. ROTC; Track, Cross Coun try. Edward Joseph Stavitsky Newark, N.J. B.S. ' I ' lli: Riding, Calvert Debate CKihs; Intra- murals. THE 19 4 2 7 . i k L.J 45 Theodore John Stell Washington, D.C. B.A. Pres. Cle( and Key; Treas. S.M.A.C., loot li ;ht , DaydodKcrs, Newman, Swim- minK Clubs, Cross Country; Bo.xing; Track, Capt. ROTC. Bette R. Stone Baltimore B.A. ' I ' ll HilKl Club. Frances Isabel Stotler Baltimore B.A. International Relations Club. Alice Stribling Washington, D.C. B.A. KK|- Diamondback; Freshman Week Com- mittee. Janet Stubbee Austin, Minn. B.A. A A II Y.W.C.A., Spanish Club, W.R.A. Richard Craig Sullivan Baltimore B.A. Al ' l- Track, Fencing, Pershini; Rillcs. Morton Field Taylor Perryville B.A. ATQ Sec, Vice Pres., Pres. Alpha Tau Omega; Diamondback; Terrapin; Rid- ing, Swimming Clubs; Interfraternity Council. Norma L. Thompson Fenwick B.A. AAA Trcas. Delta Delta Delta; Riding, In- ternational Relations Clubs. SENIORS Clarence Ashton Thumm, Jr. Baltimore B.S. KA Lacrosse. Howard M. Trussell Long Island, N.Y. B.S. . XS Scabbard and Blade, 2nd Lieut. ROTC. Max Tryon Washington, D.C. B.S. Rose Marie Udell Baltimore B.A. I i;i ' International Relations Club. Michelina Valle Baltimore B.A. French Club. Adrian Van Huizen Mt. Rainie r B.A. Swimming Club. AAT Theodore M. Vial Hyattsville B.S. Lacrosse; Football. ' 1 A0. AX: Edward Walton Washington, D.C. B.S. AXS Sec, Vice-Prcs. Alpha Chi Sigma; Daydodgcrs Club. THE 1942 i " » K- William E. Waxter Baltimore B.S. Josephine W. Weare Washington, D.C. B.A. International Relations Club, Baptist Student Union. Robert A. Wiggins Washington, D.C. B.A. AAT Pershing RiBes, International Relations, Daydodgcrs Clubs, Diamondback; In- tcrfraternity Council. Edward M. Wlodkowski Baltimore B.S. Arthur Fletchall Woodward Rockville B.S. i Ae Robert Howard Wright Greensboro B.S. AX A Canterbury Club, Interfraternity Coun- cil. Sarah J. Yates Alexandria, Va. B.A. ASA Sec, Vice-Pres. Spanish Club; Student Grange, Terrapin, W.R.A. Norman Earl Zinberg Baltimore B.S. SAM SENIORS 46 THE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE lnE College of Agriculture, the administrative unit ot the University devoted especially to the agricultural industries and life of the State, is responsible for the beginnings of the College Park branch of the University of Maryland. Its four principal functions are Resident instruction, Research, Extension, and Regulatory. The curricula, dix ' idcd into Technical, Scientific, and Special, are planned to train young men and women for agricultural and related occupations, and to conduct systematic investigations on projects ot importance to agricultural interests. It renders assistance in solving home and farm problems in their natural setting and entorces the standards and control measures in agriculture which are deemed necessary for the common good. Frank L. Bentz Boonsboro B.S. . Soccer, Capt. ROTC. Alfred Bernstein Washington, D.C. B.S. z. William Wilson Boyer Ferryman B.S. V . 7. Prcs. F.arm Economics Cluh, Vice Pres. Cintcrbury Cluh. StuJcnc Gr-ingc, Block and Bridle, Agricultur-il Council. Melvin James Bradley Mardela Springs B.S. S K ' iniminR, Trail, Farm Economics Clubs; Block and Bridle, F.F.A.; Stu- denc Granite, Terrapin, Persiimi; Rifles. 47 ta Jf, Donald James Brauner Hyattsville B.S. Block and Bndle. .Ml ' James E. Bryan, Jr. Queenstown B.S. i; t r Canterbury, harm Econi mics Clubs, Men ' s League. John D. Cooley, Jr. Aberdeen B.S. . Z Treas. Block and Bridle, Sec. .Alpha Zeta. W. Winston Day Street BS. ATP F.F.A. . Swimmini; Club. Rudolph G. Degen Chevy Chase B.S. Harold P. Dunster, Jr. Baltimore B.S. Robert H. Edwards Baltimore B.S. Ar l Block and Bridle; Ridmg Club. James D. Eisenberger Cumberland B.S. S i; Howard E. Elliott, Jr. Baltimore B.S. TQ Pershing Rifles. M. Franklin Ellmore Herndon, Va. B.S. AZ Block and Bridle. Chester G. Ernst Clear Spring B.S. ATP Soccer; Treas. Alpha Gamma Rho, F.F.A.; Track. Thomas Crawford Galbreath Rocks B.S. A rp Men ' s League; isc Lieut. ROTC; Farm Economics, Men ' s Glee Clubs; Block and Bridle; Cheerleader; Master Stu- dent Grange. William B. Groome Mechanicsville B.S. Treas. Student Grange; F.F.A. THE 1942 Joseph L. Gude Hyattsville B.S. 2nd Lieut. ROTC. Edward W. Harcum Mardela B.S. F.F.A.; Block and Bridle. Robert W. Heslop Mt. Rainier B.S. i;AO J. Boone Jarrell, Jr. Ridgely B.S. ATP Student Grange, Swimming Club; Intramurals. Richard Lloyd Jenkins, Jr. Anacostia, D.C. B.S. ATP Student Band. Joseph W. Jones Sharon B.S. ATP Farm Economics Club; Block and Bridle. Charles R. Jubb, Jr. Millersville B.S. A rp 2nd Lieut. ROTC; Student Grange; F.F.A.; Block and Bridle. E. Cecil Keller Middletown B.S. APP Soccer; F.F.A. ; Student Grange; Block and Bridle; Dairy Cattle Judging Teams. Roland E. King Reisterstown B.S. ATP Vice-Pres, Block and Bridle; Student Grange; Sec. Alpha Gamma Rho. SENIORS 48 THE COLLEGE OF Harold Paul Klahold Bel Air U.S. BUkI .111 J BnJlc. Conrad H. Liden Hyattsville B.S. F.F.A., Incraniurals. . Mehrl F. Mayne Rockville B.S. Block .iiul Bnaic. Leib McDonald Maryland Line B.S. Air Socccr, B,iskcthall; B.iscb.ill; Vice- Prcs. Inccrtr.itcrnity Council; Student B.»nd;F.F.A. William A. McGregor Worton B.S. KA Scabh.ird and Blade, Lacrosse, 2nd Lieut. ROTC. Robert H. McKay Rocky Ridge B.S. F.F.A.. Block, and Bridle. George Gibson Meredith Centreville B.S. Canterbury Club, Boxing. Sheldon Michaels New York. N.Y. B.S. Old Line. ■I ' A B.S. William W. Miles Gaithersburg ATI ' F.F.A.; Presbyterian, Men ' s Glee Cliil- 49 ' ,1 » } ■te ' . ' i ' .it-f ' : ■• ' ■■ ' ' ' F U : .t AG RICU LTU RE B.A. Joan Moon Silver Spring I ' l-B Merl D. Myers Baltimore B.S. AZ F.F.A., Block and Bridle, Student Grange. David Edward Northam Snow Hill B.S. Ari Prcs. Block and Bridle, Trcas. F.F.A.; Student Grange. James Grafton Osborn Aberdeen B.S. A IP F.F.A.; Studen t Grange; Block and Bridle; Canterbury Club; Soccer. B.S. Mary Roberts Patrick Westernport AAA VicePres. Delta Delta Delta; Wo- men ' s League, Footlight, Swimming Clubs. Carlton H. Porter Greensboro B.S. F.F.A. A LP Robert C. Porter Washington, D.C. B.S. KA Sec. Kappa Alpha, Basketball; Track; Chairman ' m Homecoming Com- mittee. Frank Sam Reid Siebert B.S. AZ Sec. Block and Bridle, Prcs. Alpha Zcta; Animal Husbandry Judging Teams. Donald B. Rose Baltimore B.S. TK4 Farm hconomics Club; Pershing Rifles. l-3k «:ri THE COLLEGE OF Mary Frances Ryon Terre Haute, Ind. B.S. SK German, Newman Clubs; Student Grange; W.R.A., Women ' s League. Jacob C. Siegrist Baltimore B.S. AZ Block and Bridle; Agricultural Council; Superintendent Fitting and Showing Contest; Livestock Judging Team. Charles H. Smelser Uniontown B.S. ATQ, OAK Sec. Alpha Tau Omega; Intramurals, Latch Key; Varsity Manager Boxnig, Interfraternity Council; Riding Club. B.S. Ernest E. Smith Brooklyn APP F.F.A.; Block and Bridle; Methodist Club. Verlin W. Smith Hayesville, N.C. B.S. F.F.A. ; Block and Bridle; Student Grange; Dairy Cattle Judging Team. B.S. Prcs. Trail Club. John J. Smoot Catonsville AXA Marvin B. Solomon Baltimore B.S. International Relations, Farm Eco- nomics Clubs, Intramurals. Clifford V. Sparrow, Jr. Washington, D.C. B.S. Trail Club. AGRICULTURE Robert E. Stalcup Indianhead B.S. AAT 2nd Lieut. ROTC, Farm Economics Club. Leslie W. Teller, Jr. Chevy Chase B.S. Intramurals; Daydodgers Club. Hugh McKelden Walton Washington, D.C. B.S. SN 2nd Lieut. ROTC, Swimming, Inter- national Relations Clubs; Lacrosse. Maurice Clagett Ward Germantown B.S. AFP F.F.A., Student Grange, Men ' s Glee Club. M. Gist Welling Sykesville B.S. AFP. AZ Prcs. F.F.A., Block and Bridle; Canter- bury Club; Intertraternity Council; Prcs. Alpha Gamma Rho, Student Grange; i st Lieut. ROTC. Roscoe N. Whipp Frederick B.S. ATP Baseball; Soccer; F.F.A.; Block and Bridle; Lutheran Club, Student Grange. W. Scott Whiteford Whiteford B.S. Al ' P Vice Prcs. Alpha Gamma Rho; F.F.A.; Student Grange; A,gricultural Council; Block and Bridle. Burton Edward Whittaker, Jr. Washington, D.C. B.S. Ai; J Oa ' di dgers, International Relations Clubs. Intramurals. 50 THE COLLEGE OF COMMERCE In 1940 THE Coij-EGE OF CoMMERCE was aJmitccJ CO membership in the American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business, an organization which promotes thorough and scientific training for the business profession. The college carries out a complete up-to-date program of the theory and practice ot the latest commercial methods. Marketing, accounting, advertising and selling, industrial management, and general business are some of the many fields that commerce students are fitted for upon graduation. Training is also provided in insurance and real estate. The college has taken full advantage of the two large metropolitan centers nearby to study the problems of economics and commerce at first- hand. The curricula of the College of Commerce also provide necessary training tor students of other colleges who need training in economics and business administration. John Matthew Bennett Baltimore B.S. lntcrn.nii)n. l Relations, Farm Eco- nomics, Cintcrhury Cluhs, Men ' s LciRuc; Collegiate Chamber of Com- B.S. William Tilghman Booth Salisbury •I ' AH Intramurals; CoUegi.itc Ch.imher ol Commerce. Harry A. Boswell Hyattsville B.S. :i; M-. OAK. ' Mii:. iiak. Hrs Pres. Phi Eta Sigm.i. Vice Pres., Treas. CtiUegiace Chamber ot Commerce; Business Manager DiamonJback. 2nJ Lieut. ROTC; Pershing Rifles, Day- dodgers, Canterbury Clubs. Albert Joseph Carry Washington, D.C. B.S. ' I ' lll-. U V. nv Collegiate Chamber ot Commerce. 51 Garwood Chamberlin Chevy Chase B.S. li.vr Vice-Pres. Beta .Alpha Psi, Intramurals. William West Christopher Newtonville, Mass. B.S. ' l ' ' -l Vice Pres. A IphaTau Omega, Collegiate Chamber of Commerce. Morton G. Cohen Baltimore B.S. AKII Treas. . " Mpha Ipsilon Pi. Robert Driscoll Condon Baltimore B.S. 2nd Lieut. ROTC; Track; Cross Coun- trv, Newman Club. THE COLLEGE OF Donald Russell Damuth Baltimore B.S. AXA Pershing Rifles; Rifle Team; Collegiate Chamber of Commerce. Francis Paul DiBlasi Bethesda B.S. James E. Dunn New York, N.Y. B.S. . TU Col. ROTC, Football; Wrestling; Vice Pres. Senior Class; Baseball; Scabbard and Blade ; Riding Club. Jay C. Emrey Colora B.S. ATQ Treas. Junior and Senior Classes; Col- legiate Chamber of Commerce; Base- ball, Bo.xing; Treas. Alpha Tau Omega. Robert P. Evans Crisfield B.S. James Andrew Fanning Thousand Island Park, N.Y. B.S. ex Collegiate Chamber ol Commerce. Theodore E. Fletcher Preston B.S. vni Capt. ROTC; Soccer; Wrestling, Rid ing Club. Roman Hales Pasadena B.S. . TU Freshman Track; Intramurals, Col legiatc Chamber of Commerce. Vincent LeRoy Garlitz Cumberland B.S. Prcs. Sigma Phi Si.i;ni.i. i:ti :i: M,t ' mS COMMERCE Kenneth D. Hall Washington, D.C. B.S. i;4 S Collegiate Chamber of Commerce. Neal L. Hathaway University Park B.S. ATQ, nAE Business Manager Old Line; Pres. Col- legiate Chamber of Commerce; Busi- ness Manager M Book; Intramurals; Vicc-Pres. Pi Delta Epsilon; Presby- terian Club. B.S. Fred C. Hicks Washington, D.C. Z i I) Annesley E. Hodson Baltimore B.S. ATQ Vice-Pres. Freshman Class; Men ' s League; Lacrosse; Wrestling; Collegiate Chamber ot Commerce. W. Wylie Hopkins Bel Air B.S. BAU ' Pres. Beta Alpha Psi; Vice-Pres. Latch Key; Manager Cross Country; Track; Rille. Paul B. Hutson Cumberland B.S. nAE Business Manager Diamondback; Col- legiate Chamber of Commerce. Donald H. Jermain Teaneck, N.J. B.S. Newman, Spanish Clubs. Herman F. Kaiser Washington, D.C. ■tSK AXA B.S. Interlratcrnity Council; Collegiate Chamber il Commerce; Intramurals. Lowell T. Keagy Washington, D.C. B.S. Cross Country, intramurals. 52 William E. Krouse Bethesda B.S. IN FoiuImII , Wrist lini;, Tr.itk, Newman Cli.h. John G. Luntz Baltimore B.S. Ai; ' l Tcrr.ipin. Pcrshin ; Ri lies, Men ' s Le.i ;iie, Men ' s Glee Clul ' ' , CiilleKi.ite Cli.imlxr of Commerce. Larry MacKenzie Silver Spring IVS. ' I ' AH Viee Pres. SO. A., hooth.ill, RiseKUl. Capt. IIOTC, CoUeKLice Ch.imher o( Commerce; junii r Prom Commitcee; Scr ; .It Arms .ind Sopho- more CLisses. Stanley R. Mann Norristown, Pa. B.S. I ' .X.M Boxini;. Tr.ick; Vicc-Prcs. Si ;m.i Alpli.i Mu. Paul D. McCloskey Cumberland B.S. . TU. OAK. IIAK. ' Mli;. lU ' i; Business Man.iser ' 42 Terrapin; Men ' s Glee, MethoJist Cluhs; Sec.-Treas. Omicron Oelta K.ippa. Ser ;canr-ac- Arms Senior Class, Inrramurals, Col- legiate Chamber of Commerce. Richard H. Meacham Catonsville B.S. Samuel Varick Moore Washington, D.C. B.S. OAK. BPi: ScahharJ and Blade; Capt. ROTC, Capt. Pershing Rifles; Davdodgers Cluh; Collegiate Chamber ot Com- merce. Robert Moran Chevy Chase B.S. Scc.Treas. Phi [ ■I ' AH Th. Robert M. Moseley Beltsville B.S. Agricultural Economics, Daydodgcrs Clubs, Track. Collegiate Chamber nf Commerce. THE 5? 19 4 2 Edward W. Nylen Petersburg, Va. AXA Collegiate Chamber of Commerce, Pres. Lambda Chi Alpha, Interfraternity B.S. il,lm ramurals. Charles Elton Parker Washington, D.C. B.S. George C. Pendleton Chevy Chase B.S. w , IIAK Managing Editor ' 42 Terrapin; 2nd l.ieut. ROTC; Pershing Rifles; Fencing; Pres. Theta Chi, M Book, Interfra- ternity Council. William Carter Pennington Chevy Chase B.S. HAX, H. ' r Pershing Rifles. Samuel L. Pfefferkorn West Friendship B.S. 2nd Lieut. ROTC, Pershing Rifles Scabbard and Blade. Gerald E. Prentice Hyattsville B.S. ATU. OAK, BAT. ATU, IIAK Business Manager ' 41, Editor ' 42 Ter- rapin; Pres. Senior Class; Pres. Foot- hght Club, Vice Pres. Junior Class; Pres. Alpha Psi Omega, Capt. ROTC; Ctillegiate Chamber ot Commerce, Scabbard and Blade. Charles A. Rausch Baltimore B.S. (-i Pershing Rifles; Swimming Club, 2nd Lieut. ROTC. Elmer Louis Reese Baltimore B.S. ATQ Collegiate Chamber ot Commerce. Marjorie S. Reside Silver Spring B.S. r«I B. Bll Swimming. Daydodgers ' Clubs, Treas. Gamma Phi Beta; Sec. Methodist Club, Ciillegiate Chamber of Commerce. SENIORS B.S. 2nd Lieut. Harry Rimmer University Park ROTC. ATQ John D. Rogers Richmond, Va. B.S. AS Pershing Rifles; Diamondback; Fencing; Collegiate Chamber of Commerce; Treas. Delta Sigma Phi. Martin Seigel Washington, D.C. B.S. Carolyn Elizabeth Seviour Silver Spring B.S. Daydodgers Club; Collegiate Chamber of Commerce; Baptist Student Union. H. Henry Spicer Baltimore B.S. S !!, OAK, ' I HS, BTS Pres. Freshman Class; Chairnian Junior Prom Committee; Vice- Pres. Sigma Phi Sigma, Beta Gamma Sigma; Pres. Latch Key; 2nd Lieut. ROTC; Man- ager Freshman Boxing. Edgar R. Tilton Toms River, N.J. B.S. Men ' s Glee Club. Albert Eugene Vogel Hyattsville B.S. Manager Baseball; Men ' s Collegiate Chamber of Latch Key; Glee Club Commerce. Frederick Bitzer Walker Beltsville Intr lurals. BS. B.S. Pres. Line. B.S. J. Douglass Wallop Washington, D.C. KA, OAK, nAE Pi Delta Epsilon; Editor Old Joseph H. White Cincinnati, Ohio I Ae Vice- Ross- Circulation Manager Old Line Pres. Phi Delta Thcta; Treas. borough Club; Manager Basketball; Calvert Debate Club; Collegiate Cham- ber of Commerce; Larch Kcv. THE 19 4 2 SENIORS 54 THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION iiiK C(ii i.rf.P (IF Education has as its primary purpose the training ot teachers lor the educational s stems ot the nation. The college furnishes data on the newest teaching methods to those already in the prolession, and undertakes the training ot undergraduates in other colleges who plan to make a career in education when they haw completed their work in some other specialized field. The work of the College of Education is ital to the welfare of the state and nation. War or no war, education must contmue it the nation and its culture are to sur ' i e Education is as much a part of na- tional defense as armament, because education is a defense for our tuture security. The seniors who have prepared themselves to maintain the American educational system arc serving America as greatly as any of her soldiers. B.s. Isobel Adkins Parsonsburg :K, AAA Baptise Student Union, French, Inter- Relations Clubs. Isadore Hotsy Alperstein Baltimore B.S. TK-l- 1st Lieut. ROTC; Scabbard and Blade; Boxing, Freshman Sports; Hillcl Club, Intramurals, Pres. Tau Epsilon Phi. Gertrude Mildred Amoss Hyattsville B.S. Pres. W.R.A. STE Melva Beard Annapolis Junction B.S. Home Econiimics, Canterbury Clul " Y.W.C.A. Martha Elizabeth Bowling Hughesville B.A. Nesvman, French, International Re lations Clubs. 55 Helen J. Carnin Towson B.A. IK SwimminR, Newman, International Relations Clubs, Treas. French Club. Elias Cohen Baltimore B.S. Shirley N. Conner Washington, D.C. B.A. . 3:a Davdoduers. Spanish Clubs, Women ' s Chorus, Trcas. Home Economics Club. Helen Louise Crane Hyattsville B.S. AAA Hiltrude Duvall Laurel B.A. Women ' s Chorus. AZA NSs Mearle Daniel Duvall Baltimore B.S. Foochall; Basketball; Baseball 2iid Lieut. ROTC; Newman Club. Thomas M. Fields Hyattsville B.S. j;n Scabbard and Blade; Track; Coach Cross Country; Southern Conference Champ, Track; Capt. ROTC; Intra- murals. Dorothy H. Foerster Washington, D.C. BS. XK. rTE W.R.A.; Sec.-Treas. Sigma Tau Ep- silon. Dorothy M. Garlitz Cumberland B.A. KA Newman, International Relations Clubs Y.W.C.A.;Diamondback. Joseph Ernest Gerstell Westernport B.A. French, German Clubs. Francis Vernon Getty Westernport B.A. French, German Clubs. Helen Casteele Griffin Baltimore B.S. Diamondback, Swimming Club. Betty D. Hall Washington, D.C. B.A. r ]?, AAA Sec. Gamma Phi Beta, Daydodiicts Club. ' ' Mildred Elaine Hamilton Oakland B.S. A A II Women ' s Chorus; Clef and Key. THE 1942 rJJ 5 (Tf . [■ ' tk-. fc V i Esther Handler Kingston, N.Y. B.A. AS Women ' s League; International Re- lations Club. Phillip C. Heath Corry, Pa. B.S. Pershing Rifles; Scabbard and Blade; 2nd Lieut. ROTC. S. W. Duke Jacobs Red Lion, Pa. B.A. i.A0 Diamondback; Football, Track. Marjorie Evelyn Jost Bethesda B.S. W.R.A.; Modern Dance Club. Betty Jane Jullien Chevy Chase B.S. DK Trcas. Riding Club; Pan-Hel; Clef and Key; Terrapin; Diamondback; W.R.A. Mary Catherine Kahl Hagerstown B.A. Pres. Lutheran Club; International Re- lations Club; Y.W.C. A. William H. Kinlock, HI Bellevue B.S. Swimming Club; Intramurals. Helena M. A. Knauer Berwyn B.S. UTE Pres. Sigma Tau Epsilon; Lutheran, Daydodgers, Modern Dance Clubs. Marie P. Kuehle Baltimore B.A. AOn Riding, Lutheran Clubs; Women ' s League; Y.W.C. A. SENIORS 56 Ffai THE COLLEGE OF J l 1 - EDUCATION Vivian Carson Lamm Hyattsville B.A. Wjptist ScuJciu Union;, Ritlc Cluhs. Carroll E. Markowitz Baltimore IVS. Eurith Maynard Baltimore B.A. . on Y.W.C. A.. I ions Club. Caroline McGill Thurmont B.A. T ' l ' l? Vice Pres. Gamm.i Phi Beta; Canter- bury, Spanish Clubs; Homecoming Committee. J. Paul McNeil Kingston, Pa. B.S. Lieut. Col. ROTC; ScabbarJ and BlaJe; Football; Wrestling. Margaret Reed Meiser Baltimore B.S. i;TK Wonien ' s Lca,i;iic, Cheerleader. Cecil Virginia Myers Washington, D.C. B.A. . ZA Terrapin, International Rclarii. ns Club. Carole Novick Baltimore B.A. International Relations Club. Mary Dorsey Parlett Ellicott City B.A. r B. . AA International Relations, Canterbury Clubs. 57 i B.A. Shirley H. Pfeiffer West Englewood, N.J. AZA Women ' s Chorus; Diamondback; Pan- Hcl , Canterbury Club; Women ' s League. B.A. Mary Virginia Powell Hagerstown KKI ' Mortar Board, Pres. Women ' s League, Lutheran Club. B.A. Ruth June Ramsdell Arlington, Va. AAA Emma W. Rawlings Westwood B.A. Y.W.C. A., Swimming Club; Women ' s Chorus; Women ' s League. George Milford Riggin Audubon, N.J. B.A. Education Club. W. William T. Riley Baltimore B.S. Pershing Ritles, Capt. Scabbard and Blade; 1 St Lieut. ROTC. Morris Roseman Baltimore B.A. Pres. Hillel Club, Bo.xing; Soccer. Harold Gerstell Showacre Baltimore B.S. Henry Norman Steckler Baltimore B.S. Intramurals, Daydodgers, In ternational Relations Clubs. Robert B. Steele Collingdale, Pa. B.A. " UK Football, Baseball. Helen Duer Stephens Washington, D.C. B.A. A AH Pres. French Cluh, Club. Catherine Audrey Stewart Salisbury B.A. Baptise Student Union; International Relations Club; Women ' s League. Sarah Lila Stewart Washington, D.C. B.A. I M, ITAE Terrapin; Daydods ts, Debate, Rid- ing Clubs. Catherine E. Stiles Rockville B.S. Charlotte M. Stubbs Mt. Rainier B.A. i:K, AAA Treas. and Vice-Pres. Sigma Kappa, Vice-Prcs. French Club; Pan Hcl. Ruth Surosky Baltimore B.S. AZ International Relations, Hillel Clubs. Orra E. Thomas Silver Spring B.S. W.R.A. THE 19 4 2 t Imi Ann-Marie Urquhart Riverdale B.S. W.R.A.; Modern Dance Club. James H. Wharton Baltimore B.S. Lieut. Col. ROTC; Football; Basket- ball, Baseball; Scabbard and Blade; Rid- ing Cluh. Charlotte B. White Dickerson B.A. r.j)B, AAA Mortar Board; Pres. Debate Club; In- ternational Relations Club; Clef and Key, Canterbury, French Clubs; Student Grange. B.S. Aileen Marie Williams Hyattsville AEA Women ' s Chorus, Clef and Key; Inter- national Relations, Presbyterian Clubs. Ann Oldham Wolf Baltimore B.S. K Vice-Prcs. Sigma Tau Epsilon; W.R.A. ; Lutheran Club. Margaret Estelle Wolfinger Hagerstown B.S. W.R.A. AAn Doris Wood Uniontown, Pa. B.S. i:k Pres. Sigma Kappa; Women ' s League; Clef and Key; Treas. Pan-Hcl. Dale Bryant Woodburn Mt. Rainier B.A. Canterbury, International Relations Clubs, Pershing Rifles. Millicent-Lois Yamin Baltimore B.S. Diamondback; Old Line. SENIORS 58 THE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING vlthough the primary purpose of che College of Engineering is to train young men to practice the profession of Engineering, it endeavors at the same time to equip them for their duties as citizens and for careers in public service and industry. Greater emphasis is placed on the funda- mentals of engineering, a knowledge of the sciences dealing with human relations, and tamiliarity with business organization and operation. The College of Engineering includes the Departments of Chemical, Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering, hi addition, the college conducts special courses in defense work tor non-college men, and maintains a program of research. The work of the college has been stepped up tremendously to meet the increased demand for trained engineers, and will continue to be accelerated as the country ' s needs increase. Robert D. Baldwin Riverdale B.S. 0X Charles R. Beaumont, Jr. Silver Spring B.S. i i;k Business Manager, Student Band; ist Lieut. ROTC; Treas. A.S.M.E., Day- dodgers Club. Joseph H. Bilbrey, Jr. Takoma Park B.S. A.l.Ch.E. Rodney Leonard Boyer Ellicott City B.S. indl ,eiit.ROTC;A.S.M.E. 59 Jack R. Barrett Catonsville B.S. A.S.M.E.; Newman Club, Footbali Intr.imurals. Hyman Alexander Berg Baltimore B.S. Tennis; A. S.M.E. George William Bollinger Elkton B.S. Ai: A.S.M.E. Robert A. Brand Washington, D.C. B.S. A. I.E.E., Football. THE COLLEGE OF John Edward Cordyack Baltimore B.S. OAK, TUn, I HS Vice-Pres. Tau Beta Pi; Vice-Prcs. Omicron Dcka Kappa; Football, Box- ing; Track. Frank G. Carpenter Chevy Chase B.S. T15II, AXl ' Rifle Team; 2nd Lieut. ROTC. John F. Curtin, Jr. Laurel B.S. UK A.S.M.E ; Capt. ROTC; Scabbard and Blade; Daydodgers Club. Harold E. Earp, Jr. Washington, D.C. B.S. ex Capt. ROTC; A.S.C.E., Engineering Council. John M. Eberhart Baltimore B.S. A.S.M.E,; Daydodgers Club. Thomas R. Finlayson Chevy Chase B.S. A.S.M.E., Daydodgers Club; Intra- murals. ENGINEERING William McLean Graham, Jr. Baltimore B.S. K. Capt. Lacrosse; Coach Freshman La- crosse; Pres. Kappa Alpha. Robert E. Greene Mt. Rainier B.S. A.S.M.E.; Daydodgers Club. Robert A. Groves, Jr. Woodlawn B.S. Pershing Rifles; A.S.C.E., 2nd Lieut. ROTC. Stuart Haywood Westernport B.S. TBII. .VXS Pres. Orchestra; A. I. Ch.E. Jeremiah C. Hege Washington, D.C. B.S. SK. TBn Vice-Prcs. A.S.M.E., Pershing Rifles; Sec. Scabbard and Blade, Tau Beta Pi, ISC Lieut. ROTC. Thomas Eldon Hitch College Park B.S. A.S.M.E.; Scabbard and Blade, Maior ROTC. Elmer L. Freemire Takoma Park B.S. A ' Engineering Council; A.S.M.E. Paul D. Freeze Thurmont B.S. A.S.M.E.; Lutheran Club. Gurney Lindale Godwin, Jr. Baltimore B.S. A. LEE. IH Reginald K. Hoddinott, Jr. Baltimore B.S. SN A.S.M.E.; Swimming Club; Intra- miirals. Page F. Hopkins Silver Spring B.S. A.S.C.E. Vincen J. Hughes, Jr. Baltimore B.S. Ai: , . XS Pres. hucrfraternity Council; Boxing; A 1 Ch.E, Capt. ROTC. 60 John L. Hutchinson Washington, D.C. B.S. l ' rK. AXr A I.Ch.E. Bernard B. Klawans Annapolis B.S. TK ' I ' A. S.M.E,,M. n.n;c.r Tennis, Swimming, Hootli.nht Club ' .. Howard J. Klug Washington, D.C. B.S. A A A.S.M.H., Club, C.ipc. StuJcnt B.ind. Phihp E. Kurz Takoma Park B.S. :;:n John Lopata Baltimore B.S. A.I.E.E.; Intramurals. James Edwin Malcolm Silver Spring B.S. AXi: Trcas. Daydodgers, Spanish, German Clubs; Canterbury, French Clubs, A, I. Ch.E, 2nd Lieut. ROTC. William R. Maslin, Jr. Port Chester, N.Y. B.S. I ' ! " Pres. Canterbury Club, Fraternity Edi- tor Terrapin; Manager Freshman Track; Student Band, i st [ ieut. ROTC. Richard White McCusker Pikesville B.S. A.I.E.E., Swimming, Newman Clubs, Intramurals. Vernon L. McKinstry Hyattsville B.S. 2nd Lieut. ROTC; Manager Rifle Team; Scabbard and Blade, ist Lieut. Pershing Rifles. THE 61 19 4 2 «9%« ' A Benjamin M. Owens Takoma Park B.S. in II A I.F E. Ernest H. Peterson Billingsley B.S. A I, Ch.E. Weldon N. Rawley, Jr. Hyattsville B.S. A.S.M.E. William M. Redd Jr. Baltimore B.S. A1 1 A.S.C.E. Elijah Rinehart, Jr. Elkridge B.S. A.S.C.E. HX Thomas M. Rives, Jr. Washington, D.C. B.S. TBII Intramurals; A.S.M.E.; Pershing Rifles. Samuel T. Robertson, Jr. Bethesda B.S. IN A.S.C.E. Robert Russell Frederick B.S. I ' l ' l, OAK. TUn ist Lieut. ROTC; Scabbard and Blade; A.S.C.E. Francis R. Schmidt Washington, D.C. B.S. A.S.M.E.; Daydodgers Club. SENIORS THE COLLEGE OF Irwin J. Schumacher Washington, D.C. B.S. A Daydodgers, HiUel Clubs; A.S.M.E. Robert W. Searls Baltimore B.S. KA, OAK, Ten Pres. Men ' s League; Head Cheerleader; Wresding; Canterbury Club. Fred Shulman Washington, D.C. B.S. I A Treas. Phi Alpha. Joseph A. Sirkis Washington, D.C. B.S. Pershing Rifles; 2nd Lieut. ROTC. John Franklin Stevens, III Annapolis B.S. ATC. A.LE.E. W. Reeves Tilley Bel Air B.S. ist Lieut. ROTC; Scabbard and Blade Soccer; Track. Vahl E. Underwood Washington, D.C. B.S. TBn A.S.M.E.; Daydodgcrs Club; Engineer- ing Council. • V- ' i MmA ENGINEERING Arthur Howard Valentine Dundalk B.S. A24 A.S.M.E.; 2nd Lieut. ROTC. George Lawrence Wannall North Beach B.S. 2K ist Lieut. ROTC; A.S.M.E.; Day- dodgers Club; Scabbard and Blade. Edward Webster Washington, D.C. B.S. 4 KS A.LE.E.; Daydodgers Club. Robert Ramsay Westfall Hyattsville B.S. A.LE.E.; Capt. ROTC; Scabbard and Blade; Camera Club. Donald H. Wick Hyattsville B.S. S4 S A.I.E.E.; Radio Club. John W. Williams Salisbury B.S. A.S.C.E.; Men ' s Glee Club. Thomas T. Witkowski Baltimore B.S. 4 KS 2nd Lieut. ROTC; Scabbard and Blade; Chairman A.LE.E.; Engineering Coun- Seymour D. Wolf New York, N.Y. B.S. A.l.Ch.E., Radio Club. 62 THE COLLEGE OF HOME ECONOMICS liii; COLLEGE OF Home Economics endeavors to give a young woman a well- rounded personal development, a background for home making, and preparation for earning a livelihood. The latter is most important in this present emergency because home economics trained women are vital m our defense industries. Teaching, Demonstration Work, National Advertising, Research, Designing, and Merchandising are some of the many fields open to Home Economics students. All students follow practically the same program until their junior year. Then they elect a major from General Home Economics, Home Economics Education, Textiles and Clothing, Practical Art, Extension, Institution Management, or Foods and Nutritiiin. Marjorie Leah Allen Ritchie B.S. Student Grange; Canterbury, Home Economics Clubs. Helen Irene Bedell Washington, D.C. B.S. KKl ' Terrapin, Old Line. Betty Burner Washington, D.C. B.S. KA Y.W.C.A.; Pan-Hel; Home Economics Club; Women ' s League. Doris M. Clements Cheverly Hills B.S. Home Economics Club. Elizabeth Cole Washington, D.C. B.S. Trail Club. 63 Ruth Dashiell Cambridge B.S. KA Mortar Board; Pros. Home Economics Club, Y.W.C.A.; Junior Prom Com- mittee; Chairman May Day, Women ' s League; Sec. Kappa Delta. Mary J. Davidson Washington, D.C. IVS. OX Home Economics, Daydodgcrs Clubs. Alberta R. Dorsey Crisfield B.S. Home Economics Club. Erin Ellis Washington, D.C. B.S. KA Home Economics Club; Vicc-Prcs. Baptist Student L ' nion; Y.W.C.A. Audrey L. Erickson Washington, D.C. B.S. Alice Fisk Washington, D.C. B.S. A in Sec. Women ' s Chorus, Pan-Hcl, Home Economics Cluh; Trcas. Alpha Delta Pi. M. Elizabeth Funk Hagerstown B.S. ON, AAA Sec. Mortar Board, Y.W.C.A.; Home Economics, Swimming Clubs; M Book; Prcs. Omicron Nu; Junior Prom Com- mittee, Women ' s League; Treas. Alpha Lambda Delta. Anna R. Freeman Galena B.S. A An Home Economics Club. Mary Ann Griffith Silver Spring B.S. KKr, nAE Sec. S.G.A.; Historian Freshman Class, Sec. Junior Class, Chairman Homecom- ing Committee; Circulation Manager Diamondbaclc; Sec. -Treas. Pi Delta Epsilon. Sue Gusack Chevy Chase, D.C. B.S. Pres. Alpha Sigma. AZ Jessie Wallace Halstead Washington, D.C. B.S. KKr. ON Home Economics, Riding Clubs. Edwina Hambleton Brookeville B.S. AAA Women ' s League; Vicc-Pres. Pan-Hel; Pres. Delta Delta Delta; " Vice-Prcs., Treas. Home Economics Club. Shirley C. Hubel College Park B.S. Canterbury, Home Economics Clubs. Eleanor Elizabeth Jenkins Stewartstown, Pa. B.S. Home Economics, Presbyterian Clubs; Student Grange. THE 19 4 2 Ir Um Wm Y Louise Bendette Ladd Chevy Chase B.S. AAA, ON Sec. Delta Delta Delta, Home Eco- nomics, Riding, Swimming Clubs. Mary B. Latimer Silver Spring B.S. Y.W.C.A.; Home Economics Club. Dorothy E. Likely Savage B.S. Margaret Lillie Bethesda B.S. Daydodgers, Home Economics Clubs. Marian Loomis Washington, D.C. B.S. Women ' s Chorus, Orchestra. Agnes Louise Marks Lansdowne B.S. ON Daydodgers, Home Economic Clubs; Y. W.C. A. ; Danforth Fellowship. Doris McFarland Cumberland B.S. KA, ON, IIAE, AAA Pres. Mortar Board, Alpha Lambda Delta; Sec. Women ' s League, Omicron Nu; Vice-Prcs. Kappa [Delta; Assoc. Editor Diamondbaclc; M Book; Home Economics, Swimming, Debate Clubs. B.S. Ruth Meehan Washington, D.C. A A IT Newman Club, Pan-Hcl. Mildred Melton Norfolk, Va. B.S. ASA Student Grange, Sec. Alpha Xi Delta; Home Economics Club. SENIORS 64 THE COLLEGE OF B.S. Elizabeth M. Mumma Hagerstown KKF Di.imoiull ik, Hdiiic Economics CUil- ' , Trcas., Pros. K.ipp.i K.ipp.i G.imm.i. Pan-Hcl. Betsy Anne Myrick Silver Spring B.S. KA Trcas. Y.W.C.A.; Junior Prom Com- mitccc. Home Economics, Daydodgcrs Cluhs, Editor Kappa Delta. Phyllis June Newmaker Cottage City B.S. K ' i mcn ' s C horns. Jane Elizabeth Page Accokeek B.S. Aon Y.W.C.A., Home Economics, Inter- national Relations Cluhs. Jane Bradley Park Lonaconing B.S. Swimming Cluh.W.R. A. Martha Rainalter Cumberland B.S. KKF Sorority Editor Terrapin; Swimming. Home Economics Clubs; Historian Senior Class, Vice-Pres. Women ' s League, Sec. Kappa Kappa Gamma, Pan Hcl. Carol Remsburg Middletown B.S. Lutheran, Swimming, Home Eco- nomics Cluhs, Student Grange. Elma Staley Rhinebeck, N.Y. B.S. . AII Home Economics Cluh, ' .W.C.A. Ruth Stowell Westmoreland Hills B.S. KA German, t lomc Economics Cluhs, Y.W.C.A. 65 a Vy w-«aiK I HOME ECONOMICS Betty Lou Sullivan Washington, D.C. B.S. I ' l ' lt Terrapin , 1 lomc Economics Club. Margaret Louise Teller Chevy Chase B.S. AZA Terrapin, Y.W.C.A.; Daydodgcrs, Swimming, Spanish Cluhs. Jean C. Thomas Washington, D.C. B.S. f ' ootlight. Home Economics Cluhs; Clef and Key. Ruth Lee Thompson Cumberland B.S. KKF, II A E, (). Historian Mortar Board, Women ' s Editor ' 42 Terrapin, Sec. Senior Class; Treas. Omicron Nu, Vice-Pres. Kappa Kappa Gamma; Sec-Treas. Interna- tional Relations Club; Home Eco- nomics, Presbyterian Clubs. Catharine May Trundle Frederick B.S. Lutheran, Home Economics Clubs; Women ' s Chorus; Y.W.C.A.; Student Grange. B.S. Betty Lou Tydings Washington, D.C. KKF Mary Virginia Vaiden Baltimore B.S. AOII Y.W.C.A.; Home Economics, Inter national Relations Clubs; Terrapin; Pan-Hcl; Assoc. Editor M Book. B.S. B.S. Clara E. Vavvter Vienna, Va. Dorothy Werth Washington. D C. Aon ON Checking the patients ' records. THE SCHOOL OF NURSING The University is happy to welcome the School of 7s[ur5ing to the pages of the Terrapin. J_LlSTABLISHED ON A NON-SECTARIAN BASIS in 1889 the University of Maryland School for Nurses has grown to be one of the leading train- ing institutions ot its type in the country. The school has the unlimited use of the University Hospital which is equipped to give young women a thorough course of instruction and practice in the art of caring for the sick. Opportunities to learn all branches of medicine from dermatology and surgery through emergency work in the acci- dent wards are given to the students. Practical instruction in psychiatric nursing is provided through an affiliation with the Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital, and an introduction to public health nursing is provided by the Western Health District of the City Health Department. 66 THE 1942 Ivy Albaugh Hampstead Grace E. Angleberger Frederick B.S. Elizabeth Beach Island Creek Shirley Byers Baltimore B.S. Jean Conrad Annapolis Doris Mae Etzler Baltimore B.S. Grace E. Frederick Hampstead Julia Lee Hodges Catonsville B.S. Nancy Lee Jones Pittsburgh, Pa. 67 SENIORS Doris Alt Baltimore Emilie Margaret Ballard Hyattsville B.S. Nancy Mae Black Baltimore Louise Coard Parksley, Va. Helen Pauline Cope Lexington, N.C. Emma Gladys Foster Parkton B.S. Esther B. Garrett Annapolis B.S. Florence Hubbard Hurlock Gladys Leonard Street Margaret Matilda Logan Millington B.S. Louise Dukes Magruder Baltimore Martha V. Repp Westernport H.S. Rachel Skiles Dundalk Anna Penelope Tucker Hertford, N.C. Peggy E. Loock Baltimore Mary Ruth Petig Baltimore Karolyn Shaffer Baltimore Rosaline Jane Small Hampstead Rebecca Tucker Forest Hill B.S. Instruments and their uses were memorized. Complete references on all medical problems are available to the student nurses in the Medical Library. The regular nursing curriculum is completed in three years, but, for those who desire college experience along with their nurse ' s training a more complete training, a rtve-year course, is oflercd. Students who graduate from this course receive a Bachelor of Science degree and a Di- ploma in Nursing. In this curriculum the first two years are spent in the College of Arts and Sciences at the College Park branch of the uni- 68 Time for dinner. crsicy. During this time the student receives training in the fundamental college courses which are considered aluable to all college graduates, and is required to maintain residence at College Park. The last three years of this course are spent in the Baltimore school. During their stay at the Baltimore institution, the nurses are housed in a comfortable residence which is conveniently lo- cated near the hospital. Unlike the student body at College Park, the nurses are allowed only eight weeks ot vacation during the entire three years ot their training course. This year ' s graduating class of the School of Nursing is distinctive in that it has a larger num- ber of women who hax ' c had college work prior to their entrance into trainmg than has any other class in the history of the hospital. A large nunnber of drugs must be used and remembered by the student nurses. 69 Clinical work teaches valuable lessons. Visiting nurses start a busy day. Lesson in appendectomy. 70 CLASS OFFICERS Robert Benson, treasurer: Reg- inald Vincent, vice-president : Mary Jane Dawson, secretary : Oliver Guylher, president. " Blues in the Night " by Woody Herman. JUNIOR CLASS i_ isTiNCTivE from the nmc they entered the unixersicy, the Junior Class kept up this tra- dition by entering a winning float in the Home- coming Parade this year, and by giving one of the most successful Junior Proms in the memory ot the student body. Excellent music was furnished by Woody Herman and the promenade was led b) ' Class President Oliver Guyther and Prom Chair- man Jack Miller. As freshmen they started their career ot dis- tincti ' eness by defying traditional " rat rules. " This flaunting of authority proved to be rather dis- astrous, illustrated by the shorn head of their leader, Al Ruppersbcrger. A year later, the class, under President Olixer Guyther, a ' enged them- selves by enforcing a strict new set of " rat rules " upon their understudies. Although they lost the tug-of-war, the first year men were duly impressed with the superiority ot the Class ot 1943. 71 The Prom was a rainbow shining through clouds of exams. JUNIOR PROM Dr. ' ' Curley " intermissioned. This foursome Jed the Prom. 72 CLASS OFFICERS Bamett Broughton, president: Bernard Balch, vice-president: Ann Speake, secretary; Peter Vial, treasurer. SOPHOMORE CLASS V OMPLETE DOMINATION OVCf cllC HCW freshmen was the aim ot the sophomores at the beginning of the year. A new set ot " rat rules, " known as the " Eight Commandments, " pkis the defeat of the underhngs in the annual tug-ot-war, emphatically impressed the treshmen with the superiority of the Class of 1944. During the winter the sophomores devoted themselves to the serious business of keeping up a scholastic average, hut still found time to lay the foundation for one ol: the most successful sopho- more proms in the history of the school. hi keeping with the current defense effort, a novel idea was introduced when the class set up a booth in the lobby of the Gym-Armory for the sale of Defense Stamps during the dance. Music, supplied by Charlie Strong and his orchestra, and Dance Chairman Henry Madden ' s novel decora- tions were large factors in the success of the affair. The Prom was a gala night in College Park 73 CLASS OFFICERS Richard Lodge, president: Jane Boswell.secrefary; James James, treasurer. Robert Wiley, v ce- president. FRESHMAN CLASS In mid-September some 1,250 indi- viduals passed through the portals of the uni- versity and became members of the Freshman Class. During the first week their time was taken up chiefly by the bewildering problem of registra- tion and orientation. By October the group had settled down sutBciently to elect Fred Skoniecke to serve as temporary chairman. Regular class They fought for the glory of ' 45. elections were held later, at which time Dick Lodge was elected president, assisted by Bob Wiley, vice-president; Jane Boswell, secretary; and Jimmy James, treasurer. Under their leader- ship the class received a thorough dousing at the hands of the sophomores in the tug-of-war on Homecoming Day and entered their first float in the Homecoming Parade. Their year was high- lighted by the Freshman Prom, under the able leadership of Prom Chairman Roderick Watson, with music furnished by Michael Greene. Their prayers for rain were answered. 74 HONORARY FRATERNITIES AND SORORITIES 75 First row: Bell, Boswell, Cordyack, Guyther, Holbrook, McCloskey. Second row: Moore, Neal, Prentice, Price, Rosenfield, Russell. Third row: Searls, Shirey, Smelser, Spicer, Wallop. OMICRON DELTA KAPPA SIGMA CIRCLE Honorary Leadership Fraternity Founded at Washington and Lee University m igi Established at the University of Maryland in ig2y IL wm T vJmicron Delta Kappa, founded at Washington and Lee University in 1914, came into being because of a desire to recognize leader- ship in all fields of college work. Now embracing nearly fifty student chapters throughout the United States, Omicron Delta Kappa has come to play a most important role in our national life. The nation needs leaders now as never before, inen who have been trained to think and to make decisions quickly, to know what to do and when to do it. It is to this purpose that Omicron Delta Kappa is dedicated. The society not only recognizes these qualities of leadership in college men but it also devotes its activities to promoting them wherever possible. Sigma Circle of the society was established at the University of Maryland in 1927. Since then 76 it has come to plav a leading role in campus aT lairs. During the tirsc tew weeks ol the past year, the memhcrs were busy preparing tor the CaK ' crt Cotillion, one oi the year ' s outstanding formal dances, which was given lor the lirst time m co- operation with Mortar Board, women ' s leader- ship society. It has been customary each year for the Circle to honor one national or international hgure v ho has been ot exceptional service to his country. This vcar the society conferred honorary membership on Lord Halita.x, British Ambassacior to the United States, for his outstanding work in the field of higher education and for his ctTorts in pro- moting Anglo-American solidarity. Omicron Delta Kappa also made Colonel Robert E. Wysor an honorary faculty member in recognition of his accomplishments with the university military department. Ten undergraduates, representing leadership in all the phases ot university life were tapped at the ceremony. Among worthwhile projects started by the fra- ternity during the year were plans tor a student union building, to be constructed as soon as pos- sible after the close of the present conflict. Officers were: Orville Shirey, president; John Cordyack, vice-president; Paul McCloskey, sec- retary-treasurer. MtMiiiKS JuJsoii Bell, Harry Boswcli, John CorJyjck, Oliver Guytiicr, William Holhrook, Charles Ksanda, Paul McCloskey, Samuel Moore, Walter Neat, Gene Ochsenreiccr, derald Prentice, Edward Price, Norman Rosenfieid, Hohert Russell, Robert Scarls, Orville .Shirev, Harold Smelser, Harry Spicer, Douglass Wallop. t-. cui.TY. R B. Allen, H C Byrd, R W. Carpenter, E N Cory, C G Eichiin, G F Eppiey, J E. Faber, W H Gravely, C B Hale. L V Howard, W B Kemp, C A Kirkpatrick. P I: Smith, W. C Supplec, R V Truitt, V.J Wyckoll, R E. Wysor. O.D.K. cemented An lo- American solidarity by tapping Lord Halifax. Dr. Truitt ' s traffic Jam 77 First row: Katherine Barker . . . vice- president Daydodgers Club . . . scholar . . . blue ribbon daydodger and champion of their rights. Ruth Dashiell . . . president Home Economics and Y.W.C.A. . . . Chair- man May Day . . . red-head from the East- ern Shore. Elizabeth Funk . . . president Omicron Nu . . . sorority editor M Book . . . collects menus from famous places. Carolyn Lacey . . . writes best seller stories for " Old Line " and edits it for the women . . . full of fun and puns. Second row: Doris McFarland . . . associate editor " Diamondback " . . . secretary Women ' s League . . . journalistically bent. Mary Powell . . . president Women ' s League . . . expends energy in shaking Marylanders out of their apathy. Ruth Lee Thompson . . . women ' s editor " Terrapin " . . . secretary Senior Class . . . known as " Sunshine " to the " Terrapin " staff. Charlotte White . . . president Calvert Debate and Interna- tional Relations Club . . . collaborated with two boys to write annual varsity show. MORTAR BOARD Scnio7 ' Women ' s Honorary Society Founded at Swarthmore College m igi8 Established at the University of Maryland in ig 4 Ihe highest honor that can be hc- stowed upon University of Maryland women is initiation into Mortar Board, which makes lead- ership, scholarship, and service the three qualifica- tions for membership. One of the smallest hon- orary organizations on the campus, it is also one of the most active. This year the coeds established a Mortar Board Scholarship Fund to help women with high schol- astic ability through college. On Alumni Day they had a table of information, and met with Mortar Board members of previous years. In the spring they sponsored several lectures : one on par- liamentary procedure for all new officers, and another on the international situation. Other projects during the year included a " Smarty Party, " given for all sophomore women with a 2.7 average, selling chrysanthemums on Homecoming Day, purchasing a cap and gown for the Mortar Board ritual, having a sterling sil- ver display, meeting for lunch and a movie with the George Washington Chapter, and presenting the program for the Senior Women ' s Breakfast during June Week. On Awards Day, Mortar Board presented its Scholarship Award to the senior woman with the highest four-year scholastic average. The officers for this year were : President, Doris McFarland; Vice-President, Kay Barker; Secre- tary, Elizabeth Funk; Treasurer, Carolyn Lacey; Historian, Ruth Lee Thompson. Members: Katherine Barker, Ruth Dashiell, Elizabeth Funk, Carolyn Lacey, Doris McFarland, Mary Powell, Ruth Lee Thompson, Charlotte White. Faculty; Roberta Mack, Adeie Stamp, Kathryn Terhune. 78 TAU BETA PI I MARYLAND BETA CHAPTER Hnnurary Engineering Fraternity Founded at Lehigh University in 188 Established at tlie University of Maryland in igig Lav Beta Pi, number one honorary society tor engineering students, first came to the Maryland campus in 1929, when Phi Mu, local engineering honorary, was inducted into the so- ciety through the effort s of Dr. S. S. Steinberg. The Bent of Tau Beta Pi is worn by those stu- dents who ranked in the highest eighth of their class during their senior year. Previously a senior had to finish in the upper fourth of his class, but this standard was raised last year. Fourteen under- graduates and twelve faculty members comprised the membership of the Maryland Beta Chapter. In addition to the scholastic requirement, pros- pective members must represent the highest stand- ards of integrity, adaptability, and leadership. Tappings for Tau Beta Pi were held in the fall and in the spring, and the initiation banquets were held in conjunction with the lohns Hopkins Uni- versity Chapter. Prominent engineers and na- tional officers of the fraternity were guest speakers at these functions. Under the capable guidance of President Robert Russell regular meetings were held, during which the business of the club was carried on and topics of interest to the engineering students were discussed. John Cordyack served as vice-president of the organization; Jeremiah Hege as secretary; Myron Creese, treasurer; and Vahl Underwood, cataloger. The Advisory Board consisted of these same officers. Members; Frank Carpenter, John Cordyack, Scuart Hay- wood, Jeremiah Hege, Russell McFall, Robert Russell, Robert Searls, Vahl Underwood. Faculty: Russell B Alien, Myron Creese, Wilbert J. Huff, Milton A. Pyle, Sidney S. Steinberg, John E. Younger. First row: Carpenter, Cordyack, Hay- wood, Hege. Second row: Russell, Searls, Underwood. diMJii 79 BETA ALPHA PSI TAU CHAPTER Professional Accounting Fraternity Founded at the University of Illinois in igig Established at the University of Maryland m 1934 JDeta Alpha Psi has the distinction of being the only national accounting fraternity that is recognized by the American Institute of Ac- countancy. It was founded at the University of Ilhnois in 1919, and w3iS established at the Uni- versity of Maryland in 1936. To become a member, one must be an account- ing major with a high scholastic average in addi- tion to having qualities of character, aptitude, and ability. Juniors must have an average of B to be admitted, while sophomores must have an A average. Prospective members are required to pass an examination. Meetings were held twice a month during the year and several outside speakers were brought in to give informal addresses on in- teresting phases of accounting. Two formal banquets were held this year, at which time new members and three outstanding persons in the field of accounting were initiated into membership. The outstanding accountants were Wayne Kendrick, President of District of Columbia C.P.A. Examining Board; Thomas H. Sanders, Chief Cost Analyst, Division of Pur- chases, War Production Board, former Professor of Accounting at Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration; and Herbert F. Taggert, right-hand man to Leon Henderson, and former professor of Accountancy at the University of Michigan. Officers of the group were: Wylie Hopkins, president; Garwood Chamberlain, vice-president; and Al Carry, secretary-treasurer. Members : Albert Carry, Robert Cartee, Garwood Cham- berlin, Robert Hammond, William Hopkins, Harry Meltz, William Pennington, Gerald Prentice, Norman Rosenfield. Faculty: Charles Benton, Harvey T. Casbarian, S. M. Wedeberg. First row: Carry, Chamberlin, Ham- mond, Hopkins. Second row: Meltz, Pennington, Prentice, Rosenfield. 80 First row: Bentz, Heslop, Heyman, Holt, Kuslovitz. Second row: Martin, McCathran, McCauley, Rice, Yeager. SIGMA ALPHA OMICRON Honorary Bacteriology Society Founded at Washington State College in ig2 Established at the University of Maryland in ig; 2. Jlo furnish a medi um for the further- ance of the interests of bacteriology on the campus, Sigma Alpha Omicron, Beta chapter of the Na- tional Honorary Bacteriological Fraternity, was founded in 1934. A student, to become a member of this organization, must have an average of B or better in bacteriological subjects and must have completed at least eight hours of study in bacteri- ology. Twice a month during the first semester the group held informal bowling parties, and their winter social activities were highlighted by a steak fry held at Sligo Cabin. In the spring the members enjoyed themselves at the annual Sigma Alpha Omicron banquet. At this same time, the •Jcivs Letter, their annual publication, startled the campus with its wit and humor strangely rem- iniscent of the Old Line. Several of the meetings were highlighted by talks given by men prominent in the field of bacteri- ology. The last event of the year was the bacteri- ology Open House; at which tiine the various activities and accomplishments of the club were displayed to the public. Officers for the year were : Robert Heslop, presi- dent; Imogene Rice, vice-president; and Irene Kuslovitz, secretary. Members: Alice Ruth Bentz, Robert Heslop, Shirley Heyman, Edith Holt, Thaddeus Kott, Irene Kuslovitz, Mary Katherine Martin, Margaret McCathran, Betty McCauley, Imogene Rice, Robert Sandler, Mary Yeager. Faculty; L. A. Black, J. E. Faber, L. H. James. 81 First row: Baker, Benson, Bentz, Boyer, J. Cooley, S. Cooley, Ellmore. Second row: Liden, Myers, Neuman, Quinn, Reed, Schaeffer, Siegrist, Welling. ALPHA ZETA Honorary Agricultural Fraternity Founded at Ohio State University in i8gy Established at the University of Maryland in igzo vLPHA Zeta is Maryland ' s only hon- orary agricultural fraternity. To be initiated into this organization one must have a scholastic aver- age within the upper two-fifths of the class, must meet the scholarship, leadership, and character level set by members of the organization, and must be enrolled in the College of Agriculture. Students are not considered for membership until the second semester of their sophomore year. In November the group gave an informal smoker for those students eligible for member- ship. Dr. F. H. Leinbach, head of the animal husbandry department, gave a short talk to the guests on the aims and ideals of Alpha Zeta. Those chosen for membership were tapped in Dr. Cotterman ' s Freshman lecture class in Decem- ber. This class is required of all freshmen who plan to major in agriculture in order to acquaint them with all phases of the field. After the cere- mony had been completed, Chancellor Sam Reid explained the purpose of Alpha Zeta to the fresh- men, and urged them to strive for membership. For five days the new members underwent an informal initiation period, during which time they had to come to school in overalls and straw hats. They also were compelled to inake a large reproduction of the club ' s key and wear it to com- plete the costuiTie. ForiTial initiation ceremonies were held in April, followed by a banquet and dance. Other officers were: Jacob C. Siegrist, censor; John D. Cooley, scribe; M. Frank Ellmore, trea- surer; and William W. Boyer, chronicler. Dr. Mark Woods, Dr. De Voe Meade, and Dr. K. L. Turk of the faculty served as advisers during the year. Members. Ncvin S Baker, Robert H. Benson, Frank L Bencz, Jr , William W. Boyer, John D, Cooley, Jr., J. Stuart: Cooley, M. Franklin Ellmore, Joseph L. Gude, J. Hansen Hofiman, Conrad Liden, Raymond G Mueller, Merl D. Myers, Harry I. Neuman, David E. Northam, Patrick J. Quinn, James M. Prigel, F. Sam Reid, Edgar A Schaeffer, Eugene S. Schlosnagle, Joseph M Shaw, |acob C Siegrist, M. Gist Welling, Roscoe N. Whipp, John R Williams. 82 OMICRON NU ALPHA ZETA CHAPTER Honorary Home Economics Fraternity Founded at Michigan State College in igiz Established at the University of Maryland in 1937 LJmicron Nu, home economics hon- orary society, has as its purpose the encouragement of high scholarship among the coeds in the College of Home Economics. Membership was selected in the spring from the highest five per cent in the junior class and in the fall from the highest fifteen per cent in the senior class. To be eligible for membership, a student must have maintained a B average throughout three years. Meetings were held once a month during the year, the most important one having been in No- vember, when the girls gave a tea for Miss Eloise Davison, the Assistant Director for Civilian De- fense. Many outstanding women in the field of home economics were guests at the tea. Omicron Nu started soniething new on the campus this year when the members sold chances on a $25 Defense Bond. This was done with the hope of making students Defense Bond conscious. Drawing for the winning number was done in the spring. Following a tradition of long standing, the society closed the year by presenting an award to the freshman girl with the highest scholastic average. Elizabeth Funk was president of the society; Mrs. Frieda McFarland, vice-president; Doris McFarland, secretary; Ruth Lee Thompson, treasurer; and Dean Marie Mount, editor. Mrs. Mark Welsh served again this year as faculty ad- viser for Omicron Nu. Members. Mary Davidson, Elizabeth Funk, Jessie Hal- stead, Louise Ladd, Mary Latimer, Louise Marks, Doris McFarland, Ruth Lee Thompson, Dorothy Werth. Faculty; Mrs. Mary H. Bitting, Mrs. Curry N. Caples, Mrs. Frieda McFarland, Dean Marie Mount, Mrs Mark Welsh. First row: Davidson, Funk, Halstead, Ladd. Second row; Latimer, Marks, McFarland, Thompson, Werth. 83 First row: Irene Kuslovitz, Arts and Sciences; Merl D. Myers, Agriculture: Albert Carry, Commerce. Second row: Charlotte Stubbs, Education: Stuart Haywood, Engineering: Elizabeth Funk, Home Economics. PHI KAPPA PHI kJTANDARDs FOUNDED Oil cxccUcnc Schol- arship necessarily limited membership in Phi Kappa Phi, honorary scholastic fraternity, to a chosen few. Members of the organization were selected twice during the school year. In the fall the top-ranking senior of each college was tapped, and in May seniors who stood in the upper eighth of the graduating class were made members. Rewarding fine scholarship and aiding in the development of character were the basic ideals of the fraternity. To promote those aims and to pro- vide incentive for further achievement in grad- uate work, several fellowships were offered each year to selected Phi Kappa Phis. In this manner the traditions of the fraternity were perpetuated. Among the benefits of membership were the associations with alumni who had continued con- tacts with the University and contributed en- couragement and interest to the achie ' cmcnts of the active college group. Faculty; C. O Appleman, L. E. Bopst, H. C. Byrd, L. B. Broughton, T, A. Chapman, C. E Cox, H. F. Cotterman, Myron Creese, L P. Ditman, C. G. Eichlin, L. L. Gross, I. C. Haut, H. A. Hunter, W. B Kemp, C. F. Kramer, Edgar Long, M. M. Mount, R. D. Myers, E. B McNaughton, J. B. S. Norton, R. G. Rothgeh, Mark Schweizer, A. L. Schrader, W. A. Stanton, W. J. Svirbely, Mrs. W. J. Svirbely, W. M. Stevens, R. V. Truitt, E. P. Walls, C. E. White, Claribel Welsh, M. W. Woods, L. G. Worthington, J. P. Wintermoyer, W. P. Walker. Graduate School: Fred Bartel, Marie Denecke, George Reynard, Phillip], Wingate. College of Agriculture ; Merl Myers, Robert McKay, Jacob Siegrist, Roscoe Whipp. College of Arts and Sciences; Irene Kuslovitz, Cecil Martin, Edward Price, Harry Hutson, Jerome Grollman, Katherine Barker, William Yowell, Jr., Ann Ryon, George Cook, Carolyn Lacey, Katharine Perkins, Sol Goodgal, Ann Hocn, Russell Goff. College of Commerce ; Al Carry, Harry Boswell, Sam- uel Moore, Harry Spicer, Marjorie Reside. College of Education ; Charlotte Stubbs, Isobel Ad- kins, Martha Bowling, Helen Stephens, Cecil Myers. College of Engineering ; Stuart Haywood, Frank, Car- penter, John Cordyack, Robert Russell, Gurney Godwin, Benjamin Owens. College of Home Economics: Elizabeth Funk, Doris McFarland, Dorothy Werch, Edythc Turner, Ruth Lee Thompson. 84 First row: Carpenter, Doukas, Green, Haywood, Henry, Hughes, Hutchinson, Malcolm. Second row: Newgarden, Peck, Price, Rand, Trussell, Uhland, Vial, Walton. ALPHA CHI SIGMA ALPHA RHO CHAPTER Professional Chemical Fraternity Founded at the University of Wisconsin in igoz Established at die University of Maryland in igz8 Ihe primary requisite for membership in Alpha Chi Sigma is the dedication of one ' s hfc to the profession of chemistry or chemical engi- neering. In addition, a prospective member must have completed the first half of his sophomore year and maintained an average of at least 2.5. At the start of every year Alpha Chi Sigma sponsors the formation of the Freshman Chemistry Club. The first few meetings of this new group are subsidized by Alpha Chi Sigma, which plans the meetings and secures prominent chemists as speakers. Every two years, with the Chemistry and Chemi- cal Engineering Departments, Alpha Chi Sigma presents a gala Chemistry Show which includes lectures, exhibits, demonstrations, and movies de- signed to display the work of the two depart- ments. The fraternity held three smokers during the year, and several banquets and dances com- pleted the social calendar. The business of the club was carried on in the regular meetings. Ted Vial was president of Alpha Chi Sigma, assisted by Edward Walton, vice-president; Robert Henry, secretary; and Frank Carpenter, treasurer. Members ; Frank Carpenter, David Drawbaugh, Harry Doukas, Larry Green, Stuart Haywood, Robert Henry, Vincen Hughes, John Hutchinson, Charles Klein, James Malcolm, Paul Newgarden, Richard Peck, Edward Price, Robert Rand, Howard Trussell, Homer Uhland, Theo- dore Vial, Edward Walton, Alfred Whiton, Carroll Woodrow, Edmond Young. F.A.CULTV ; L. E. Bopst, L. B Broughton, N. L. Drake, M M. Haring, W. J. Huff, G. M. Machwart, G F. Madigan, Hugo Nilson, V. J. Svirbely, C, E. White, 85 ALPHA LAMBDA DELTA MARYLAND CHAPTER Women ' s Freshman Honor Society Founded at the University of Illinois in 192 Established at the University of Maryland in igT,2. IVIembership in Alpha Lambda Delta is the goal ot all freshmen women. It is attained by making an average of 3.5 or better during the freshman year. Those admitted to membership are active only until the end of their sophomore year, after which they are classified as " Collegiate Alumnae. " Under the guidance of President Ruth Black- well, the club carried on its policy of acting as a service, rather than a social, organization. It car- ried out the policy by volunteering help during freshman orientation week and regi stration, and by urging the freshmen women to high scholastic achievements. Other officers for the year included First row: Adkins, Allen, Anderson, Andreae, Barker, Blackwell, Mendum, Orr. Third row: Parlett, Blanche Morgan, vice-president; Mary Jane Chase, secretary; Elizabeth Anderson, treasurer; and Evelyn Mendum, historian. A friendly rivalry to see who gets the most pledges is carried on every year with the men ' s freshman honorary, Phi Eta Sigma. The rivalry supposedly settles the age-old question of " who has the brains, man or woman? " At the end of every year a book is awarded to the senior Alpha Lambda Delta member who has maintained the highest average during her four years of college. Members; Isobel Adkins, Gladys Allen, Betty Anderson, Janet Andreae, Katherine Barker, Ruth Blackwell, Mary Jane Chase, Lucille Day, Elizabeth Funk, Clara Gold- beck, Betty Hall, Irene Kuslovitz, Margaret McCathran, Doris McFarland, Evelyn Mendum, Blanche Morgan, Mrs. Kathryn Nicolet, Martha Jane Orr, Mary Parlett, Katharine Perkins, Joan Rodgers, Margaret Sherman, Charlotte Stubbs, Charlotte White, Shirley Wilcox, Mary Ellen Wolford. Faculty Advisers ; Miss Grace Lee, Dr. Susan Harman, Mrs. Frieda McFarland, Mrs. N. E. Phillips. Chase. Second row: Funk, Hall, Kuslovitz, McCathran, McFarland, Perkins, Sherman, Stubbs, White, Wilcox. 86 First row: Barss, Spielman, Currin, Price, McCloskey. Sec- ond row: Martin, Kelley, Ug- low. Beck, Spicer. Third row: Kabik. PHI ETA SIGMA National Mai ' s Fi-cshman Honor Society Founded at University of Illinois in 1923 Chartered at the University of Maryland in ig4o V_ HARTERED IN 1940, tlic Maryland chapter of Phi Eta Sigma continued to recognize and award high scholarship and character among the freshmen men. Requisites for membership were a 3. 5 average and an honest face. Led by President John Spielman, Vice-Presi dent Clifton Currin, Secretary ' Treasurer Theodore Barss, the members drafted and adopted a constitution and by-laws in an effort to get a solid foundation on which to work. The representative to the na- tional convention of the fraternity at Southern Methodist University had some very constructive points that helped the club off to a good start. Incoming freshmen were presented with the pamphlet, " Hints on How to Study, " by mem- bers working in the registration line, and were admonished to follow the principles laid down therein to increase the membership of the fra- ternity. Members ; David Barker, Theodore Barss, Charles Bcch- told, Harry Boswell, Richard Bridge, Barnett Broughton, Harry Byrd, FelLx Cardegna, Frank Carpenter, Albert Carry, Richard Clark, Bernard Cohen, Richard Cook, John Cordyack, Clifton Currin, James Duke, Sidney Efross, Richard Engel, Jerome GroUman, Charles Harry, Harry Hutson, Irving Kabik, George Kelley, Charles Ksanda, Alan Macpherson, Cecil Martin, Ernest Matron, Paul McCloskey, Russell McFall, Robert McKee, Val- gene Milstead, Joseph Mintzer, John Neumann, Richard Peck, Edward Price, Henry Sandler, Norman Silverman, Hiram Spicer, John Spielman, Stanley Steinberg, Edward Stavitsky, LaRhett Stuart, Kenneth Uglow, Milton Vandenberg, George Vogt, Ernest Wagner, George Webster. Faculty ; H. Clifton Byrd, Carl W. Hintz. 87 Boswell, Carry, McCloskey, Moore, Reside, Spicer. BETA GAMMA SIGMA Hnnorai-y Commerce Fraternity Founded at the University of California in igi Chartered at the University of Maryland in ig n JDeta Gamma Sigma, national hon- orary business fraternity, was founded in 1913 through the consoHdation of three local honorary groups at the University of California, University of Illinois, and the University of Wisconsin. The local chapter received its charter in 1941 . Membership is confined to not more than ten per cent of the senior class in the College of Com- merce, having an average ot 3.0 or above and to not more than two per cent of highest ranking members of the junior class. Election to member- ship is usually held in the spring semester. The purpose ot the fraternity is to encourage and reward scholarship and to progress along lines of business activity among students and graduates of colleges in Commerce or business administra- tion and to promote the advancement and spread of education in the science of business. The officers for the past year were Albert Carry, president; H. Henry Spicer, vice-president; Al- pheus Marshall, secretary; and S. M. Wedebcrg, treasurer. Members; Harry A, Boswell, Albert J. Carry, Paul D. McCloskey, Samuel V. Moore, Marjorie S. Reside, H. Henry Spicer, Faculty: Allan J Fisher, Alpheus Marshall, W. Mac- kenzie Stevens, S. M. WeJeheri; 88 PI DELTA EPSILON MARYLAND CHAPTER Honorary Journalistic Fratcniit Founded at Syracuse University in igog Established at the University of Maryland in ic,T,o i I Delta Epsilon, honorary journal- ism society, confined itself rather largely to tap- ping outstanding students in the field of collegiate journalism and having banquets, during which the members gathered to hear speakers trom the field of professional journalism. Toward the end of the year Pi Delt ' s collective conscience got the better of it and the society de- cided to sponsor a series of awards to senior mem- bers of publications staffs who had done meri- torious work. These awards were made in the form of medals presented at the publications banquet. Pi Delta Epsilon ' s other activity was the pres- entation of a number of somewhat libelous, al- beit hilarious skits on the private li ' es of various iTiembers of the faculty who had merited Pi Delt ' s attentions during the year. These were also pre- sented at the Publications Banquet, much to the discomfort of the persons concerned. Officers during the past year were: Douglass Wallop, president; Neal Hathaway, vice-presi- dent; and Mary Ann Griffith, secretary-treasurer. Members; Judson Bell, Harry Boswell, Bert Carharc, Mary Ann Griffith, Ncal Hathaway, Paul Hutson. Alice jaines, Walter Kcrwin, Carolyn Lacey, Rosalie Lyon, Cecil Martin, Paul McCloskey, Doris McFarland, Ann Paterson, George Pendleton, Marvin PolikotT, Gerald Prentice, Charles Raymond, Alan Sagner, Orville Shirey, Sarah Stewart, Ruth Lee Thompson, Douglass Wallop. Faculty: H. C, Byrd, O. R Carrington, R. Ehrens- berger, G. F. Epplcy, G. W. Fogg, C. B. Hale, W. H Hottel, R. G. Steinmeyer. First row: Bell, Boswell, Carhart, Griffith, Hathaway, Hutson, James. Second row: Kerwin, Lacey, Lyon. Martin, McCloskey, McFarland, Paterson. Third row: Pendleton. Polikoff, Prentice, Sagner, Shirey, Stewart, Thompson, Wallop. 89 LATCH KEY Organized at University of Maryland Ihe Latch Key Society was organized in 193S to act as a host to visiting teams. Since that time the organization has grown to he the Supreme Court ot all managerial problems and disputes. In addition to arranging entertainment for visit- ing teams, the society has been empowered by the Student Government Association to act as an arbiter in all disputes between managers, to ap- point men to replace those managers who may drop out of school, and to supervise all managerial elections. The ballots for such elections can be opened and counted only in the official meetings of the Latch Key Society. Under the leadership of President Robert Dorn, the group has reorganized and written a new con- stitution, and has considerably strengthened the standing and powers of the group. Latch Key made all arrangements for the annual Southern Conference Cross Country Meet which was held here in the late fall. During the spring the S.G.A. accepted a petition to make Latch Key an honor- ary manager ' s society. At present the membership is made up of junior and senior managers and freshman managers of ten varsity and freshman sports. Other officers for the year were Loy Shipp, vice-president; and Carl Harris, secretary-treasurer. Members; Frank Bcntz, Robert Dorn, Robert Forrester, David Greenberg, Carl Harris, Leon Hoffman, Bernard Klawans, Thomas Lanahan, William Lane, Kenneth Maskell, William Maslin, Edward Robinson, Norman Rosenfield, Alan Sagner, Loy Shipp, Harold Smelser, William Stcdman, Eugene Sullivan, James Tessier, Morris Todd, Albert Vogel. First row: Todd, Harris, Shipp, Green- berg. Second row; Maslin, Rosenfield, Forrester, Klawans. Third row: Hoff- man, Tessier, Sullivan, Smelser. Fourth row: Bentz, Stedman, Lane, Maskell. 90 First row: Amoss, Dunford, Foerster, Knauer. Second row: Lovell, Meiser, Showacre, Wolf. SIGMA TAU EPSILON MARYLAND CHAPTER Honorary Women ' s I ecreation Association Founded at the University of Maryland m i g o Vj ' OVERNING BODY OF ALL activities of the Women ' s Recreation Association is Sigma Tail Epsilon, honorary women ' s athletic fra- ternity. Although the group was organized only two years ago, it has already grown to be one of the best known organizations on the Maryland campus. Unlike most other honoraries, any woman student of the University who has niain- tained an average of 2.5 is eligible for member- ship, and prospective members are chosen from no particular class or curriculum. Aside from the scholastic requirements the prospective members must show the qualities of good sportsmanship, correct attitude, pleasing personality, and out- standing service in the field of wonien ' s sports. During February of the past year, Sigma Tau Epsilon sponsored a fashion show, followed by a dance which heralded the start of the Charm School, also sponsored by the club. Twice during the year the group published the News Letter, which was designed to familiarize the alumnae with the activities of the club. The organization was headed by President Helena Knauer, assisted by Ann Wolf, vice-presi- dent; and Dorothy Foerster, secretary-treasurer. Members: Gertrude Amoss, Edith Duntord, Dorothy Foerster, Helena Knauer, Marjorie Lovell, Margaret Meiser, Jane Showacre, Ann O. Wolf. 91 Lord Halifax delivered the main address at the ODK tapping. OAK TAPS HALIFAX 1_ ATEST INTERNATIONAL FIGURE CO bc 111- ducted as an honorary member of Omicron Delta Kappa, Edward F. L. Wood, third Viscount Hah- fax, was born on April 6, iSSi, and educated at Christ Church, Oxford. He served with distinc- tion in the last World War, and since then has followed a long and distinguished career in British public service. Lord Halifax has been successively President of the Board of Education, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, and Viceroy and Governor-Gen- eral of India. On his return from India, Lord Halifax became Secretary of State for War, Lord Privy Seal, Lord President of the Council, Secre- tary of State for Foreign Affairs, and finally. His Majesty ' s Ambassador to the United States. Since his arrival in the United States Lord Hali- fax has made a hcxst of friends and has done much to cement friendly relations between Great Brit- ain and the United States. Halifax surrounded by Maryland dignitaries. 92 COEDS shouldered their share of the responsibility. They learned to wor as well as play, for part of the university s duty was to teach them to he capable, to ta e their places in the new world that must be built when we have finished destroying the one we l ow. They prepared to carry on without hesitation and bring the lessons they had learned at the university wherever they might be needed. XHIS SECTION OF THE TeRRAPIN prCSCntS the most widely diversified collection of activities the university has to offer, yet it is not out of keep- ing with the theme to which the book has been dedicated. The university itself is made up of hundreds of seemingly unrelated activities, but there is a thread of logic, gossamer thin, yet strong as steel, which links them together to form a great organization, devoted to progress. Every activity has some purpose, some value, else there would be no excuse for its existence. We show you here the clubs, the social fraternities and sororities, and Miss Maryland and her court. It is only fitting that, in the pages devoted to Miss Maryland and her court, we pay tribute to those coeds, elected by the student body and judged by a connoisseur of beauty, who have been chosen as the best the university has to offer. It is pro- phetic that the university teaches them to be cap- able as well as beautiful, for in the years to come, the women of America will take a greater part in aiding us to ultimate victory and to a happier, better world than the one we know. Since they will be called upon to take their places in the essential activities of the nation as well as in keeping their homes intact, the coeds, like the men, must learn to do their tasks well in the universities and col- leges of the nation. organization, no matter how small they may be in relation to the total scheme of things, are never- the-less very real and pressing at the moment. They learn, too, to take good fortune as it comes and to accept whatever honors they may receive gracefully. We also include here every organization, great or small, banded together for whatever purpose it may serve, that the university has to offer. These groups supplement the regular curriculum in many ways, and a few branch off into subjects not cov- ered in the classrooms. They deal with political science, engineering, home economics, religion, athletics, and a hundred and one other things. Society was just as important a part of University life as the academic phase, for the students learned to play as well as work, preparing themselves to lead Vi M normal, well-balanced, and useful lives. We also include here the fraternities and sorori- ties, an integral part of the life of any great uni- versity. It is through these groups that students learn their advance lessons in the art of living, of tolerance, and of mutual help. The fraternities and sororities furnish companionship, and illus- trate the value of cooperation, both of which are vital parts of the American educational system and of the American way of life, that of the brotherhood of man. In these organizations, the men and women of the university can, if they will, develop their talents for leadership, should they be chosen to carry out the duties of some office through the year. They learn to meet adversity and to cope with it, for the troubles that beset any Here the students get a chance to bring what they have learned out into the light of open discussion, and to find out its worth, how it applies to their everyday lives, and how it will help, or even hinder them in many different ways. They have a chance to listen to other students ' views on many different topics, to hear lecturers from other parts of the world. In some groups, they learn to de- velop their physical prowess, to demonstrate or improve their skills in horseback riding, swim- ming, mountain climbing, or knitting. They have a chance to help others develop these skills which they already possess, to develop new abili- ties themselves. They may learn to express them- selves in open debate, or they may use their abili- ties to entertain those less talented on the stage or in some musical organization. All of these things, taken into consideration will help in some way to develop a cultured, capable, level-headed citizen. Social life plays an important part in rounding out a college career. Strange as it may seem, one of the most difficult tasks in life is to learn to play, to occupy one ' s leisure hours pleasantly, to learn moderation and the art of rubbing shoulders with all sorts and conditions of people. The university plays a large part in helping the students cultivate those tastes and abilities which he will need when he takes his place in the world. All of the activities that we have presented here contribute in some way to the fundamental pur- pose of the university, to train a man or woman who can unhesitatingly take his place in the world and add something to the progress of society They heard lecturers from different parta of tha world, and learned much from them. through learning, through invention, and through intelligent, gracious living. When we have settled the way of life that we shall have through gen- erations to come, through sword and flame, we must return to normal. The men and women who have trained themselves well are those who will lead us back to an ordered, balanced life. The University of Maryland is justly proud of the part it has played in producing such citizens. Fraternities and sororities stimulated good fellowship and enhanced the social side of campus life. 1941 TERRAPIN Received All American Rating JTor the second consecutive year, the Ter- rapin received " All- American " rating in the survey con- ducted hy the National Scholastic Press Association. The Terrapin is proud of this honor, won m competition with the nation ' s outstanding yearbooks, and of the editors and their assistants who produced this book: Dave Johnson, editor-in-chief; Lida Sergeant, women ' s editor; and Jerry Prentice, business manager. Under the guidance of the PUBLICATIONS BOARD David O. Johnson, 1941 Terrapin Editor Ihe Publications Board serves student publications in an advisory capacity. It is composed of five faculty members, editors of the publications, and presidents of the Student Government Associa- tion, Men ' s and Women ' s Leagues. Faculty members are Captain Ralph 1. Williams, Military Department; James H. Reid, acting Dean of Men; O. R. Carrington, Editor and Illustrator; Dr. John Y. Bryan, Assistant Professor of English; and Adele H. Stamp, Dean of Women. O. Raymond Carrington, Adele H. Stamp, James H. Reid, Ralph I. Williams, John Y. Bryan. 97 Paul McCIoskey Business Manager Gerald Prentice Editor George Pendleton Managing Editor Ruth Lee Thompson Women ' s Editor The staff grinds out the book. THE TERRAPIN inE Terrapin is unique aniong cam- pus puhlications. It is the product of genius, some- times mad, sometimes misguided, but nevertheless genius. The fact that the Terrapin is ever puhhshed at all is an indication of the fact that some super- natural power keeps a benevolent eye on the wan- derings of the staff. There is no rhyme or reason in what goes on in the Terrapin office. There are always people sitting around staring blankly at typewriters, and other people running from one end of the room to the other looking for some- thing. A Gallup poll failed to disclose what they were looking for. Jerry Prentice, the editor, sat at his desk yelling at somebody to do something which he eventually had to do himself. Business Manager Paul Mc- 98 Closkcy could be found hiding behind a door, waiting for the unwary to come in with some money. Women ' s Editor Ruth Lee Thompson worked, which was the most amazing thing of all. We are indebted to Mr. O. Raymond Carring- ton, faculty adviser and invaluable aide; Mr. Harry P. Lavelle and Carroll Hutton, oi the Thomsen-EUis-Hutton Co.; Mr. C. Gordon Brightman of the Jahn and Oilier Engraving Co.; Mr. Vincent Sheehan, Mr. Harry Baliban, and Mr. M. Merin of the Merin-Baliban Studios; Mr. Henry Tice of the Kingscraft Cover Co.; and Mr. John Robert Powers, judge of our beauties. Members: Orville Shirey, copy editor; Burt Davis, as- sistant copy editor; Jeannette Owen, layout editor; Her- bert Rothchild, photography editor; Dorothy Aiello, club editor; Martha Rainalter, sorority editor, William Maslin, fraternity editor; Fred Johnson, sports editor. Associate Editors; Robert Hammond, Polly Hardy, Paul Newgarden, Rosaiccn Pifer, Norman Schlesinger, Sarah Stewart. Editorial Board ; Ruth Aldridge, Ann Ausland, Anson Biggs, Betty Bond, Virginia Bonham, Jacqueline Brophy, Betty Chamberlin, Dorothy Coseboom, Dorothy Foster, Clarice Glickman, Edwin Inglis, Myrtle Killingsworth, Charles Loucks, Ann Lykes, Rosalie Lyon, John Mele, Dorothy Rundles, Edward Smouse, John Yeatman, Eli Zamer Maslin, Johnson, Owen, Davis, Rothchild, Shirey. First row: Shirey, McCloskey, Pendleton, Thompson, Prentice, Rothchild. Second row: Davis, Coseboom, Smith, Rainalter, Woodring, Owen, Pifer, Glickman. Third row: Hutton, Johnson, Ausland, Bowers, Cotterman, Stewart, Maslin, Scales. Fourth row: Loucks, Brophy, Lyon, Inglis, Whyte, Mele, Hammond, Yeatman, Smouse, Zamer. 99 H. Alice James Women ' s Editor Paul B. Hutson Business Manager Judson H. Bell Editor-in - Chief T Marvin M. Polikoff Managing Editor THE DIAMONDBACK JDuffeted from pillar to pose hy sun- dry misfortunes, and dogged from mornmg to night by irate bill-collectors, the Diamoyidhdck continued to come out, by the grace of Mr. Ang- lin ' s asthmatic printing press and the torbearance of a long-suffering student body. Nobody wanted it. It was just there. Round t able on copy night. The first blow of the season was the loss of its incomparable Business Manager, " Boo " Bciswell. Interests afield had " Boo " mildly apoplectic. Then at the end of the first semester, Judson Bell had to resign as editor. Jud had a unique reason — the Army was after him. Paul Hutson became Business Manager and began the task of deciphering Boswell ' s no ' el fil- ing system, while Mar in Polikofi became the new editor. 100 Two new columns appeared during the year. " Through the Tortoise Shells " featured the in- credible wit of Gene Sullivan and a series of re- marks about the Old Line. Ted Stell gently but firmly placed the last straw on the back of the student body with " Off Campus and On, " through which he conducted a one-man publicity campaign tor the daydodgers. Women ' s Editor Alice James, Associate Editor Doris McFarland, and Sports Editor Alan Sagner spent their time trying to convince various strange characters, supposedly reporters, that they couldn ' t sit down and dream up a story about Professor Wottabottle ' s lecture. However, a visit to the publications convention in St. Louis convinced us of something that we had suspected for years — that the Diamondhack, in spite of all its eccentricities, was one of the best college newspapers in the country. Members; Editorial staff; Jacqueline Brophy, Ruth Buchanan, Herbert Carhart, John Dichl, Rhoda Eskwith, Dorothy Jackson, Arthur Phillips, Jane Showacre, Gene Sullivan, Frances Whyte, Jane Boswell, Louise Brown, Dorothy Douglas, Rita Frey, Jane Gambrill, Graydon Shules, MilUcent Yamin, James James, Edward Rider, Wendell Shawn, Ellen Stabler, Doris Stokes, Gloria Waldman. Sports staff ; Rosalie Lyon, Harold Seidman, Carroll Rowny, Leslie Bailey Business Staff; John Miller, Robert Dorn, Ruth Schcne, Warren Eierman, Theodore Beuermann, Clinton Lucas, Dorothy Schene, Barbara Reed Circulation staff; Grant- ham Graham, Cynthia Wilmer, Barbara Crane, Mar- garet Curtin, Sylvia Shade, Geraldine Gladville, Ernest Otto, Margaret Hcmple, Virginia Cole. Sagner, Lyon, Raymond, Sullivan, McFarland, Carhart. First row: Schene, Showacre, Orr, Frey, Rodgers, Dolan, Yamin, Harlow, Eierman, Bell. Second row: Shade, Crane, Scoville, Waldman, Harman, McFarland, Dorn, Hudson. Third row: Phillips, James, Jacobs. Boswell, Rothman, Douglas, Stabler, Jackson, Pfeiffer, Sulli- van. Fourth row : Kazlauskas, Rowny, Beuerman, Rolnik, Hawkins, Hutson, Graham, Brophy , Otto, Rider, Miller, Stokes, Shawn, Whyte. 101 Carolyn R. Lacey Women ' s Editor Walter J. Kerwin Art Editor Douglass Wallop Editor Neal Hathaway Business Manager Quiet! staff at work. ' THE OLD LINE j t irregular intervals on Thursday mornings, before anyone was awake, a number of sheepish characters began putting Old Lines in post office boxes. Th en they departed quietly, lest someone should recognize them. Thus it was that the students were made aware of the finer things of life without any effort — or even desire — on their part. However, more goes into the Old Line than persuading the students to take it, though it might not seem so. More than once Business Manager Hathaway was seen skulking through the base- ment of the Administration Building making up his deficits by picking pockets. Art Editor Walt Kerwin spent many, many 102 hours carrying out some original research to find the perfect model. The results of this research have not been published as yet. Meanwhile, Doug Wallop sat in his office and brooded. Nobody ever knew what he brooded over, but all the coeds thought he looked awfully romantic just sitting there, or conversing in a strange jargon that has yet to find its way into the English (or any other) language. Joe White as exchange editor was the star con- tributor to most issues. Cecil Martin turned out a great deal of poetry, some ot which was excel- lent. Carolyn Lacey turned out a short story for each issue and, strangely enough, they were far above the caliber of those that generally pop up. And yet, the Old Line came out almost when it was supposed to, and a lot of people enjoyed it. Sometimes, the wit was a bit puzzling, but the editors need not hang their heads in shame. The Old Line, in its own way, was an excellent maga- zine. Members; Literary sta ft: Norman Hathaway, Cecil Mar- tin, Alice Kaiiler, Ann Paterson, Pauline Hardy, Frances Respess, Frances Whyte. Art stafl : Helen Brims, Mar- garet Gammon, Eunice Duncan, Edison Noland, John Darling, Herbert Rothchild. Advertising staff; Edward Steinberg, George Sprott, Vity Kadauskas, Robert Hill, Daniel McNally. Oftice staff; Nancy King, Barbara Kephart, Lucy Hathaway. Circulation staff; Oliver Guyther, manager; Joseph White, exchange; Harry Carr Guyther, Hardy, Martin, Paterson, Steinberg. Front row: Kazlauskas, Respess, Kephart, Duncan, Hardy, Paterson, Hathaway. Second row: Zamer, Martin, Wallop, Kerwin, King, White, Guyther. 103 M BOOK OOMETIME IN THE IMMEDIATE VICINITY of freshman registration day, various wild-eyed young gentlemen appeared in the registration area and began distributing M Books, otherwise a lot of things which we shrug our shoulders and overlook, but the book came out on time, and, although it caused no end of confusion, it was a great help to the freshmen, providing a handy guide as to available places on the campus where they could get lost about the time the sophs were looking for people to polish automobiles. First row: Dolan, Lyon, Funk, Brophy, Carhart, White, Owen, Phillips, Maskell. Second row: Buck, Boulter, Beuerman, Otto, Lucas. known as the Freshman Bible and Carhart ' s Handy Handbook for Befuddled Freshmen. This handbook allegedly contained all the U. of M. songs and cheers, the S.G.A. constitution and Women ' s League rules, which nobody understood, names and numbers of all the campus moguls, and a list of all campus organizations that the frosh could join to while away their spare hours. Editor Bert Carhart, Business Manager Fred Kohloss, Jeanncttc Owen, Rosalie Lyon, Mary Claire Bonham, Harold Seidman, and Libby Funk got reams of data together, put a cover on it, and presented it to the freshmen. The staff worked all through the hotest days of the summer, which undoubtedly accounts for Carhart ' s Handy Handbook in the making! 104 FRATERNITIES AND SORORITIES 105 INTERFRATERNITY COUNCIL LEiB McDonald Vice-Presiden t 1 H E Interfraternity CouNCiL was the big brother to the brotherhoods of the Mary- land campus. Composed of twenty-eight men, good and true, the council lent a helping hand in keeping harmonious relationships between the fraternities themselves and between the university and the fraternal groups. Using a system of rotating meetings, the council met about once a month in the different houses and discussed current topics concerning the fra- VINCEN J. HUGHES Presiden t ternities, rush rules, and the progress of member- ship. The big events of the year started oft early with the council ' s sponsorship of an Interfraternity athletic program. A cup or plaque was offered to the winning club in each competition. Later in the year, two members of the council instead of one, as in previous years, journeyed to the sky- scraper city to attend the National Interfraternity Balls held on April 7. Elaborate plans had been f A(-) Lansdale Vreeland MX Inglis Pendleton ATQ Smelser Taylor KA Forbes Kavanaugh ZX Bach Murphy 106 made, the effect of which must have been highly gratifying to the planners. The " bretheren " ac- companied by their fair ladies turned out in full assemblage to " trip the light fantastic " to music that matched every mood. One feature that bears particular mention is the reappearance of that popular and invaluable Inter- fraternity Handbook published by the council. Where would the poor freshman pledgee be with- out one? The president of the council, who performed such splendid work, was Josh Hughes. The vice- president, Lcib McDonald, treasurer, Charles Harry, and secretary, Ed Nylen all rendered con- i;DWARD NYLEN CHARLES HARRY Secretary Treasurer SK AS ' t ' f i: Farnham Horn Garlitz Shirey Simonds Steinberg spicuous service to the council ' s inner circles. Membership in the group is limited to two niem- bers from each recognized fraternity at Maryland. These recognized fraternities have now reached a total of twelve, proving that Maryland Uni- versity fraternity life is on the increase. Not only does the Intcrfraternity Council assist the many fraternities and their individual mem- bers, but it has promoted scholarship m the uni- versity itself. A magnificent cup was awarded to the fraternity with the highest composite schol- astic average. The aid it gave to the fraternities and its charit- able endeavors throughout the community estab- li shed the council ' s place at the University of Maryland. Members; Phi Delta Theta; Richard Lansdale, Gene Vreeland. Theta Chi, Edwin Inglis, George Pendleton. Alpha Tau Omega; Harold Smelser, Morton Taylor. Kappa Alpha; James Forbes, Emmett Kavanaugh. Sigma Nu; Fred Bach, Donald Murphy. Phi Sigma Kappa; Arthur Farnham, Orville Shirey. Delta Sigma Phi; William Higgins, Charles Horn. Sigma Phi Sigma; Vincent Garlitz, Edward Steinberg. Alpha Gamma Rho; Morris Todd, Gist Welling. Lambda Chi Alpha; Herman Kaiser, Robert Wright. Alpha Lambda Tau; Warren Simonds, Robert Wiggins. Pi Kappa; Milton Cole, Frederick Kohloss. AFP Todd Wellino AXA Kaiser Wright nK Cole Kohloss 107 PHI DELTA THETA MARYLAND ALPHA CHAPTER Founded at Miami University ni 18 8 Established at the University of Maryland m ig o 1 rexy ' s Hammer, " otherwise known as the gavel, changed hands unexpectedly this year when Gene Ochsenreiter left school to join the Air Corps. Dick Lansdale inherited the reins and ruled over such members as " Soggy " Joe White, who dropped by the house when he wasn ' t managing the basketball team . . . Walt Kerwin, " purty gal " artist who cavorted in front of the crowded Maryland grandstands . . . the man who kept the post office busy, " Tyrone " Moran . . . Eastern Sho ' man, Bill Boothe, and Larry Mac- Kenzie, who peddled anything from flowers to dope, almost. " Duke " Jacobs read pro-football contracts while Dan McNally ran to work at W.I.T., and " B. K. " Brendle yearned for some coed to ask him for a date. " Reds " Vandervoort waited for June and the Army . . . Ted Vial, test tube worker extraordinary, presided over the meetings of Alpha Chi Sigma, and " Punchy " Mizell played soccer and kept quiet about everything else. " Buzzy " Sewell kept ' em flying in the C.A.A. . . . Nick Buddington wore a path be- tween the Dairy and the Kappa house, while Harry Karr planned the next Phi Delt Dance. Windiest man on the telephone was Bill Wurz- bacher, smallest man in the house was Neil CoU- ings, the sorority serenader, and the busiest man was Ollie Guyther, horseman, lady killer, and B.M.O.C. extraordinary. Bill Lane studied latest gardening hints, while Pete Vial thrashed out a tough engineering problem. Dewitt Smith and Ben Scott held nightly jam sessions which annoyed Pre-Dent student Bruce Mathias, Gene Vreeland raved about " My own, my native Jersey " . . . Dick Tryon experimented in chem- istry . . . Julian Terrett was out somewhere charm- ing some coed with his Montana accent, and " Thatch " Mann demonstrated his artistic talents. Phi Delta Theta ended the year, as usual, oc- cupying a ranking position on the campus. Members. William Booth, William Brendle, Nick Buddington, Samuel Burch, Neil CoUings, John Eichnor, Oliver Guyther, Sylvan Jacobs, Harry Karr, Walter Ker- win, William Lane, Richard Lansdale, Larry MacKenzie, Daniel McNally, William Mann, Bruce Mathias, Paul Matti.x, Russell Mizell, Robert Moran, Gene Ochsen- reiter, James Roberts, Robert Roudabush, Henry Scott, 108 Reamer Sewell, DeWict Smith, Julian Terrecc, Richard Tryon, Warren Vandervoort, Peter Vial, Theodore Vial, Eugene Vreeland, John Wells, Joseph White, Arthur Woodward, William Wurzbacher. Pledges; William Betts, Dement Bonifant, Robert Burns, Max Callaway, Pete Chapman, Richard Cleve- land, Stewart Cooley, Marion Curran, Frank Dolle, Reid Earnhardt, Florent Farley, William Frank, John Frank, Daniel Gallo, Nelson Hillock, John Hobbs, Phil Hogue, Hobbs Horak, Merton Jarboe, Robert Keene, George Kieffer, James Kinsel, Charles Knell, Frank Koontz, Charles Law, Richard Lodge, James Mann, Archie McGrew, John Mier, George Miller, Thomas Mont, Robert Mitchell, William Rounds, John Rup- persberger, James Sparks, James Thomas, Richard Vos- bury, Boyd Waters, Roderick Watson, Donald Wight, Frank Wilson, Herbert Wise, John Wright. Faculty; C. O. Appleman, J, Y. Bryan, L. J. Hodgins, J. M. Lemon, N. E. Phillips. Housemother; Mrs. F. J. Fisher. First row: Booth, Brendle, Buddington. Burch, CoUings, Guyther, Jacobs, Karr. Second row: Kerwin, Lane, Lansdale, MacKenzie, Mann, Mattix, Mathias, McNally. Third row: Mizell, Moran, Ochsenreiter, Roberts, Scott, Sewell, Terrett, Vandervoort. Fourth row: P. Vial, T. Vial, Vreeland, Wells, White, Woodward, Wurzbacher. 109 THETA CHI JTollowing up a successful rushing week, the Thcta Chis set out on their happy-go- lucky way toward a higher education. This was a year which began in great style, but had pro- gressed in this manner for only two months when the shadow of war fell over the house, as it did the other houses on the hill . . . Peeping coyly out from under the shadow, we find prexy George " the Lion Tamer " Pendleton and his cohorts. George was managing editor of the Terrapin, and could also be found at the Kappa Delta house in his spare moments. Others in the K.D. dele- gation were his roommate, " Numby " John Scott, and Bob Ireland, a psychology major, who often played bridge, using his newly acquired knowl- edge which backfired on occasion . . . Vice-Presi- dent Bob Baldwin, A ' hen not in Philadelphia, spent his tune doing whatever senior civil engi- First row: Altman, Baldwin, Biggs, Downes, Earp, Fanning, Gait. Second row: Hoffman, Inglis, Ireland, McLaury, Nuttle, Pendleton, Rausch. Third row: Riggin, Rinehart, Roach, Robinson, Scott, Tawes, Warder. 110 ALPHA PSI CHAPTER Founded at Norwich U niversity ni 18 6 Established at the University of Maryland in igzg necrs do. Bob and his Hyattsvillc twin, Dwight Gait, were the party boys . . . When he could spare time from his organic and other impedi- menta, Blaine Wix could be seen around the A.O.Pi house . . . Bob Tuflt and Barney Nuttle remained true to the Eastern Sho ' sand dunes, but it was reported on good authority that Bill Mer- riken had definite mountain climbing propensi- ties . . . Eddie Robinson slowed down his sub- versive activities so that he could junior-manage lacrosse . . . Captain Harold Earp of the ROTC dated a certain " saint, " while his buddy, Anson Biggs, looked on longingly . . . Lee Hotiman, junior track manager, spent a lot of time worrying about women and his Ford — mostly the former . . . Bud Rinehart was an active member of the A.S.C.E., and Eddie Altman and Eddie Inglis, the perennial work-dodgers, whose theme was " We are not alone, " copied their Thermo assign- ment . . . Bee culture was Oakley Roach ' s hobby — nobody ever discovered what his work was . . . Bob Downes cracked the whip over his pledges, and that ever-present nuisance using the phone for hours at a time was Phil Tawes . . . Harry Gordon supplied all of the dances with beautikil dates, while Fred Warder furiously wrote up the last two cases in constitutional law. All in all, it was a happy year for the Theta Chi ' s despite the unpredictable hiture. Members; Edward Altman, Robert Baldwin, Anson Biggs, Robert Downes, Harold Earp, James Fanning, Dwight Gait, Harry Gordon, Lee Hoffman, Edwin Inglis, Robert Ireland, Donald Lacey, Hugh McLaury, William Merriken, Byron Nuttle, George Pendleton, Charles Rausch, George Riggin, Elijah Rinehart, Oakley Roach, E dward Robinson, John Scott, Phillip Tawes, Robert TuflFt, Frederick Warder, Blaine Wix. Pledges: William Adkins, Joseph Benoic, Francis Bris- coe, Eugene Clark, Stephen Early, Archibald Farmer, Arthur Ferris, Thomas Graham, Robert B, Hammond, Robert W. Hammond, Arthur Hart, Robert Lear, Dallas Maxwell, Archibald McLachlen, John Normyle, John Prescott, Robert Rohrs, Carl Robinson, Dean Smith, Ray Stafford, Lee Strong, Edward Smouse, Douglas Willey, John Williams, James Yates, Faculty; C. Wilbur Cissel, William B. Kemp, Frank M. Lemon. Housemother ; Mrs. Nancy Smith. Ill ALPHA TAU OMEGA EPSILON GAMMA CHAPTER Founded at Virginia Military Institute in 186 Established at the University of Maryland in ig o Ihe azure and gold of A.T.O. flew high this year, carried by Col. Jim Dunn, ROTC boss and patron of the gaming table . . . the little man with the worried frown, Paul McCIoskey, Terrapin financial wizard . . . Jay Emrey, who appeared in most any Old Line modeling the latest styles, and Terrapin editor, Jerry Prentice. George Newgarden pounded the gavel trying to keep Johnnie Hance from starting a civil war. George Sprott handled the books and tried to make roly-poly " Mayor " Martin pay for a misplaced football. Ro Hales could be found at the ticket booth of any theater accompanied by Bill Christopher, the Boston draftee, and Harry Wells, when Harry could forsake engineering. Charlie Harry kept the wires hot between here and the A.O.Pi house, while Bill Karl waited to call the nearest date bureau. Elmer Reese and Clem Gaines hunted for lost pins. " Dad " Taylor, tried to study midst the din raised by " Howdy " Elliott, while " Big John " Stevens tried to keep things quiet so he could study Lady Luck ' s little cards. " Bus " Smelser, house manager and O.D.K. man, argued with Ted Fletcher about the comparative beauties ot upper Maryland and the " Sho, " as Towler Maxson and Burt Davis argued whose turn it was to tear up a car. Bob Cartee searched for a job and Janice . . . Reg Vincent and " Boots " Conrad, football stal- warts, hunted dates . . . Perry Chapman hunted slot-machine patrons. Norm Hathaway planned the far-famed A.T.O dances and Neal Hathaway arranged financial matters of the Old Line. Slater Clark dreamed of spring, tennis, and wedding bells . . . quiet Joe Dantoni wooed the elusive bacteria, while Jack Avery slept on the couch. Charlie Barker tried all year to fill an inside straight, and Conrad Arose- mena became pleasantly homesick listening to Congas by Cugat. Members: Conrado Arosemcna, John Avery, Charles Barker, Walter Buck, Robert Cartee, Perry Chapman, William Christopher, Slater Clarke, Luther Conrad, Ken- neth Daniels, Joseph Dantoni, Burton Davis, James Dunn, Howard Elliott, Jay Emrey, Theodore Fletcher, Clemens Gaines, Landy Hales, Rowland Halstead, John Hance, Charles Harry, Neal Hathaway, Norman Hatha- way, Annesley Hodson, Frederick Johnson, William Karl, Arthur Law, Carl Luebben, Gerard Martin, Frank Maxson, Paul McCIoskey, George Newgarden, Gerald Prentice, Elmer Reese, Carl Richmond, Harry Rimmer, Harold Smelser, George Sprott, John Stevens, Morton Taylor, Reginald Vincent, John Wardle, Harry Wells, Paul Wimert, Ale.x Young. 112 Pledges; Robert Archer, Rollinson Baxter, Robert Bish- ton, Robert Bohman, Peter Carroll, Carlton Compher, Robert Davis, Robert DeBinder, Donald Delahay, Robert Diehl, Thomas Duncanson, Robert Earll, Clifton Eisele, Thomas Hagerman, Hamner Hawkins, Max Hunt, Orville Johnson, Richard Jones, Charles Loucks, John Mowry, John Ring, Curtis Scarborough, Robert Schnebly, James Sirlouis, Jack Terry, Bernard Wiegard. Faculty; Lawrence V. Howard, DeVoe Meade, Al- bert L. Schrader, Robert V. Shirley, Mark Welsh, Charles B. White, Mark W. Woods. Housemother ; Mrs. Eleanor Brehnie. First row: Arosemena, Avery, Barker, Buck, Chapman, Christopher, Clarke. Second row: Dantoni, Davis, Dunn. EUiott, Emery, Fletcher, Gaines. Third row: Hales. Halstead. Hance, Harry. Norm Hathaway, Neal Hathaway, Johnson, Law. Fourth row: Luebben, Martin, Maxson, McCloskey, Prentice, Reese, Richmond, Rimmer. Fifth row: Smelser, Sprott, Stevens, Taylor, Wardle, Wells, Wimert. Young. 113 KAPPA ALPHA i HAT BIG WHITE MANSION behind the Gym-Armory is che Kappa Alpha house, hi the card room were Emmctt Kavanaugh, president of Kappa Alpha and the Rossborough Club, the sleeping lifeguard of Ocean City . . . Playboy Bud Heyer, future admiral of the Pacific fleet, football guard, football pool boss, and dirt track racer . . . money manager of K.A. and Maryland ' s stellar back, Bernie Ulman, who really enjoyed Christ- mas poetry, and " Pop " Graham, lacrosse man and oldest man in the house. Vice-President Ash Thumm kibitzed and wondered whether or not First row: Baldwin, Broughton, Butler, Cook, Eckels, Forbes. Second row: Graham, Grassmuck, Grelecki, Heine, Hill, Kavanaugh. Third row: Machen, McGregor, Olsen, Porter, Raine, Saum. Fourth row: Schauman, Searles, Taylor, Thumm, Ulman, VonZielinski, Wallop. 114 BETA KAPPA CHAPTER Founded at Washington and Lee University ni 186 Established at the University of Maryland in 1 14 he would be able to see his way through lacrosse season. Tom Butler wandered around in his per- petual daze, while Roy Keeny, the K.A. Casa- nova, planned who to knite next. Page Pratt, club secretary and star end of the touch football team, wondered how long he would stay at the next dance. " Sitting Bull " Raine, the campus butter-ball, doped the winner in the third at Brooklandville, and gave a hot ti p to Bob Searles, cheerleader, O.D.K., wrestler, and intramural boss. O.D.K. man Doug Wallop, busily composed his next masterpiece for the Old Line, of which he was editor . . . Val Machen debated whether to get a haircut or practice the bass fiddle. Bill McGregor passionately lectured on social reform, and " Deacon " Horn industriously prepared his sermon for the next prayer meeting. Jim Forbes, alone for once, washed the Ford grease from his hands, as Bud Keller griped about everything in general. House Manager Landis Hill thought of new ways to starve the members . . . Clarence Schauman, the man with the wistful expression, peered over the shoulder of Milt VandenBerg, chemistry marvel and lacrosse star, who for once was not studying, just counting his A ' s. The K.A. Minstrels will not soon be forgotten by those who attended, and the club, individually and as a group, has left its mark upon the campus. Members . Maurice Baldwin, Barnctt Broughton, Thomas Butler, George Cook, John Dittmar, Ernest Eckels, John Goss, William Graham, Chester Grassmuck, Ray Gre- lecki, Fred Heine, Frank Heyer, Landis Hill, Norman Horn, Emmett K.a ' anaugh, Roy Kcency, Harvey Keller, James LaCroix, Val Machen, William McGregor, John Merceron, Cliftord Olsen, Page Pratt, David Raine, James Saum, Clarence Schauman, Robert Searls, Heath Steele, Robert Stockbridge, William Taylor, Ash ThuiTim, Bernard Ulman, Milton VandenBerg, Carl Von Zielinski, Douglass Wallop. Pledges ; Robert Case, Theodore Clark, Joseph Coale, Wade Dorsett, Omar Durrsctt, Ralph Field, George Griffith, Phillip Hall, William Ha=lehurst, George Hill, Arthur Lundvall, Andrew Murphy, James Pavesich, Carleton Ro.xbrough, Kurt Schwessinger, Russell Sil- verthorne, Howard Smedley, William Tarbcrt, Joseph Walsh, Faculty: Levin B. Broughton, William Cobey, Ernest N. Cory, Harold F. Cottcrman, Charles F. Mackert, Leo J Poelna, Stewart B. Shaw, Jesse W. Sprowls, Thomas B. Symons, Reginald V. Truitt. Housemother : Mrs. Luther Ruark. 115 SIGMA NU DELTA PHI CHAPTER Founded at Virginia Military Institute in i86g Established at the University of Maryland in igi8 Ihe " Snakes " of Sigma Nu were all over the place this year led by prexy Don Murphy, the human clothes-horse, who ran a date bureau on the side. Bill Layton, club money man, prac- tically commuted from Wilmington where the little woman lived. Freddie Bach dreamed of de- stroying G.W. and, at the same time, his rival for the O.A.O. Hal Berry dozed in the corner, thinking of football days while listening to Amos Burlin moan about the draft and relate the tarm- er ' s part in National Defense. Bert Carhart, of the " M " Book Carharts, studied the latest Esquire fashions as Ken Hoddinott, the dude, dreamily wished he were in Baltimore. S.G.A. ruler Bill Holbrook panted under the weight of his numerous keys, while Hugh Walton remained quiet about life in general. The brothers had a hard time understanding the " gate calk " of ladies ' man. Bill White, who played softball and jitterbug records, while Ranny Wolfe, intramural star, and Bill " Broadbeam " Ellet whipped out on a double date. Carl Harris managed the football team and served as the " Snakes " ' social chairman. Danny Boothe found time to act as vice-president and keep up his seven-year stretch with his A.O.Pi belle. Deane Keith was assistant manager of the Greenbelt Theater, and gave free passes to " Sully " Krouse, footballer, student, and bouncer extra- ordinary and " Lonesome Bob " Morton, whose mind was far away in Jersey. Julian Murphy prac- ticed his golf swing with Jack Mattingly, who set a new record following Murphy up to the third floor. Speed merchant Tonimy Fields spent his afternoons circling the cinder oval in record time . . . Al Macpherson wrestled with those tough chemistry problems . . . Hank Rassier tried to get jobs for the boys with the Railway Express during the Christmas holidays. " Robbie " Rob- ertson was known around the campus as the " round ball with the red top. " Ralph Burlin, stellar linesman of the football team, received the Diamondback award for his eftorts . . . Phil Kurz divided his time between engineering and social- izing with the local sororities. And so another year ended and left the " Snakes " of Sigma Nu still crawling into every phase of life on the hill. 116 Members: Fred Bach, Harold Berry, Daniel Boothe, Amos Burlin, Ralph Burlin, Bert Carhart, Jack Cherry, Bernard Coyle, Neal Edwards, William Ellett, Thomas Fields, Carl Harris, John Hepburn, Kenning Hoddinott, Bill Holbrook, Joseph Joyce, Deane Keith, Phil Kurz, William Krouse, William Layton, Alan Macpherson, John Mattingly, Robert Moore, John Morton, Donald Murphy, Julian Murphy, John Page, Henry Rassier, Samuel Robertson, John Snyder, Hugh Walton, William White, Charles Wolfe. Pledges; Duke Alexander, Pat Alexander, Robert Biser, Richard Bond, Joseph Brandt, George Lee Cary, Fred- erick Chichester, George Couch, Roy Cromwell, Charles Cullcn, Walter Dyer, James Flynn, Harvey Holland, John Hufman, Thomas Jones, John Lookabaugh, Wil- liam McGinniss, Richard Metzler, William Moore, Walter Nechey, Donald Price, James Shields, Joseph Thomas, John Watson, Robert Webster, Albert Wil- liams, James Wissinger. Faculty: George J. Abrams, Leslie E. Bopst, Albert Heagy, George F. Madigan, George F. Pollock, William C Supplee, Henry R. Walls, Albert Woods. Housemother: Mrs. T. P. Ledbetter. First tow: Bach, Booth, Burlin, Carhart, Cherry, Coyle, Edwards, Ellett. Second row: Fields, Harris, Hoddinott, Holbrook, Keith, Kurz. Layton, Moore. Third row: Murphy, Rassier. Robertson, Snyder, Walton, White, Wolfe. 117 PHI SIGMA KAPPA While Prexy Orv Shirey went quietly mad trying to keep the boys from committing mayhem on each other while he was out working on the yearbook or bossing O.D.K., the Phi Sigs had a wonderful time. Vice-President Bob Steele wrote to his O.A.O. and captained the intramural teams. Ham Rau kept the club in money when he wasn ' t coming in at 3 A.M. . . . Honest John Watson kept the min- utes once in a while, but week-ended in Baltimore more often . . . Brother Art Farnham took care of the pledges and kept the Grill out of debt, and " Audie " Hambleton held down the sentinel ' s job and just existed from one army pay to the next . . . Sherwood Dann spent a lot of time doing a great deal of nothing in particular, and Bill Schoenhaar got himself engaged, so that settles that . . . Neal Dow majored in military, being First row: Barr, Beaumont, Brownell, Crammond, Dow, Farnham. Second row: Hambleton, Harrison, Hutchinson, Jermain, Jones, Myers. Third row: Noel, Rau, Ryan, Sheridan, Shirey, Steele, Wannall. 118 ETA CHAPTER Founded at Massachusetts State College hi 11 73 Established at the University of Maryland m ic zi second in command ot chc regiment, while Jerry Hege made Tau Beta Pi, which necessitated that he study to keep up his reputation . . . When Jack Harrison wasn ' t down on the Sho ' , he was wish- ing . . . Johnny Hutchinson tell heir to the title of " the mad chemist " . . . Dave Sheridan philoso- phized, mostly at the Grill, and Brother Paganelli either cracked corn or played it . . . Steve Noel and Henry Price argued about the relative merits of Hagerstown and Cumberland . . . Dave Batson was just cynical . . . George Wannall was a radi- cal — he came to dances to dance . . . Bob ' Tather " Ryan just didn ' t give a hoot . . . Dick Barr was a nuisance . . . Bill Brownell showed up with a dif- ferent car every other week — unfortunately, none of them ever ran . . . Bill Myers and Chuck Jones spent half their time at the movies and the other half annoying the president . . . Bill Hutchinson was the club ' s athlete . . . Bud Hart came to the house dances, and usually got lost before the dance was over, while " Admiral " Jcrmain could usually be found with someone else ' s date . . . Ed Pierce kept the boys in cigarette money every time he sat in on a card game — ditto Jim " Barney Oldfield " Crammond . . . Hank Lambert was a C.A.A. in- structor, and Don Boyd carried the colors at ROTC parades . . . Junior Brothers Charlie Beau- mont, Wally Marshall, and Jim Brown were just bewildered, as a result of the Phi Sig ' s philosophy, " Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we die. " Members; Richard Barr, David Batson, Charles Beau- monc, Donald Boyd, James Brown, William Brownell, James Crammond, Sherwood Dann, Neal Dow, Arthur Farnham, Donald Jermain, Aldrich Hamhleton, John Harrison, Vernon Hart, John Hutchinson, William Hutchinson, Charles Jones, Henry Lambert, Wallace Marshall, William Myers, Lloyd Noel, Vitale Paganelli, Edward Pierce, Henry Price, Hammond Rau, Robert Ryan, David Sheridan, William Schocnhaar, Orville Shirey, Robert Steele, John Watson, George Wannall. Pledges; Cornelius Brobeck, Donald Call, John Cum- berland, ClifF Currin, Paul de Tamble, Albert Engel, Harry Flook, Norman Gary, Gilber t Gude, Thomas Kelly, Francis Sheridan, Ned Thomas, Hammond Wes- sels, Robert Wright, Maurice Wehr. Faculty: Robert W. Jones, James H, Reid. 119 DELTA SIGMA PHI ALPHA SIGMA CHAPTER Founded at the College of the City of New York in i8gg Established at the University of Maryland in ig2. Ihe boys in the house behind the park- ing lot entered into activities with a rush this year, led by " gavel pounder " Clarence Becker, while Bill Krehnbrink, treasurer of the Men ' s League, dropped in occasionally at the Tri-Dcit house. Brother Bell had the fraternity treasurer ' s job. Ed Besche majored in eating. The vice-president wasjohn Benecke, andthesecretaries ' jobs were held down by Brothers Johnson and Hayleck, Brother Hayleck being the letter writer . . . " Satin " Dixon was the card shark. The Army held the spotlight with Howard Donahue as the pistol expert, " Duke " Hudson as draft bait, and Bill Higgins, the four-year basic man, as well as Don Rockwell and Walt Ruther- ford, the Pershing Rifles men. B.M.O.C. of Delta Sig was chief grafter " Josh " Hughes, Interfra- ternity Council, member of Alpha Chi Sigma, and a captain in the ROTC. The engineers were rep- resented by Art Naylor, Howard Emrick, Bill Redd, Bob Spicer, and " Chops " Valentine, while the farmer of the house was Tony Edwards. The Daydodgers Club was headed by Bud Uhland, and his cohorts were George Kuenstle and " vice-gavel pounder " Warren Wagner. Lanny Ridout, house manager, was a member of the Block and Bridle. Many Delta Sigs were on Maryland teams, notably. Tiny Horn, basketeer and cinder-man, " Hosenose " Kihn, cinder-man, Jud Lincoln, 127- pound boxer and soccerinan, Willy Eppes and Andy McCauley. Bill Mattingly was the punchy pugilist . . . Equestrian Gar Fairbanks demon- strated his abilities in the Riding Club, John Luntz breezed through the College of Commerce, while Jack Smith wrote lyrics for the Varsity Show, and Dick Sullivan studied pre-law. " Her- man " Schwarz kept peace at meetings. Members: Clarence Becker, Dax ' id Bell, John Bencckc, Edmund Besche, Garrison Buschman, William Dixon, Howard Donahue, Tony Edwards, Howard Emrich, Williford Eppes, Garland Fairbanks, Charles Hayleck, William Higgins, Charles Horn, Clark Hudson, Robert Johnson, Josh Hughes, Stanley Kihn, William Krehn- brink, George Kuenstle, Judson Lincoln, John Luntz, William Mattingly, Andrew McCauley, Arthur Naylor, William Redd, Orlando Ridout, Donald Rockwell, John Rogers, Walter Rutherford, James Schaefle, Howard 120 Schwarz, John Smith, Robert Spicer, Richard Sullivan, Homer Uhland, Arthur Valentine, Warren Wagner. Pledges: Harry Bourgeois, William Breau, De Corsey Bolden, Kenneth Duncan, Dixon Forsythe, Kenneth Foss, Michael Frost, Philip Grill, James Hcsen, Robert Hesen, David Kephart, Bernie Lewis, Robert McKee, Harold Milstead, Lewis Naylor, James Rice, John Schaeflc, David Starr, Warren Wantr, Larry Wargin, Robert Zeigele. Faculty; J. E. Fabcr, Jr., Charles B. Hale, Augustus J. Prahl. Housemother; Mrs Jessie Steer First row: Becker, Bell, Benecke, Besche, Bollinger, Buschman, Dixon. Second row: Donahue, Edwards, Emrich, Eppes, Fairbanks, Hayleck, Horn. Third row: Hudson, Johnson, Hughes, Krehnbrink, Kuenstle, Lincoln, Luntz, Mattingly. Fourth row: McCauley, Murray, Naylor, Redd, Ridout, Rogers, Rockwell, Rutherford. Fifth row: Schaefle, Schwartz, Spicer, Smith, Sullivan, Uhland, Valentine. Wagner, ■ «BT r? " fTI ii iitffciHi 121 SIGMA PHI SIGMA Ihe twelve o ' clock whistle always blows, and with it off we go for lunch at the Sigma Phi Sigma house. We had hardly gone five blocks when Dicky Armstrong pulled up to the curb to give us a ride. Settling comfortably on top of Jim Tessier, who had actually been to class, Old Liner Ned Steinberg, Track Manager Bob Dorn, Ken Hall, Army brat P. K. Kelly, and some hitchhiker, we rolled down the window to watch the girls. Imagine our surprise at seeing First row: Armstrong, Bates, Beuermann, Boswell, Bourne, Bryan, Degges. Second row: Dorn, Eisenberger, Etzler, Garlitz, Hall, Harbaugh, Harris. Third row: Hicks, Kelly, Lanahan, Maslin, McCeney, Miller, Ovitt. Fourth row: Quinn, Russell, Shipp, Shoemaker, Sills, Spicer, Steen. Fifth row: Steinberg, Stellhorn, Strauss, Sullivan, Tessier, Verkouteren, Wick. 122 DELTA CHAPTER Founded at the University of Pennsylvania in igo8 Established at the University of Maryland in 1916 IBs Bill (Dot ' s enough) Maslin strolling along, fol- lowed by prom chairman Jack Miller. We turned the corner, maneuvered around a stalled tank, and threw out the anchor, splashing two sunworshippers. Bill Bates, the Kampus Kid, and housemanager Jim Bryan. Inside, piano-man Jim Degges was heatin ' out the blues. The daily bridge game was going strong, Bob Russell, " Mom " Reed, Joe Eisen- berger and Harry Ovitt. Harry Boswell, Tom Lanahan, Loy Shippe, and Gene Sullivan, king of campus corn, were ably directing proceedings. In one corner, " Doc " Quinn was on a soap box selling used shirts, socks, and blue books to Fred Hicks and Fletch Jones. Prexy Roy Garlitz was in the phone booth making an important call. Tommy Bourne and John Rabai were just ex- changing their sections of the funnies when the bell rang for lunch. Trampling over a horde of pledges, who were cringing under the whip of " Massa " Harry Spicer, we found a plate. Amid disgusted cries of " What ! turkey again? " we sat down and remarked to Don Wick, who absentmindedly buttered his bread with a slide rule, how nice it was to get all the benefits of a quiet home life, even while away at college. Members; Richard Armstrong, William Bates, Theodore Beuermann, Harry BoswcU, Thomas Bourne, James Bryan, James Degges, Robert Dorn, Dan Eisenberger, Leon Etzler, Leroy Garlitz, Kenneth Hall, Daniel Har- baugh, John Harris, James Hartman, Fred Hicks, Fletcher Jones, Palmer Kelly, Thomas Lanahan, William Maslin, Thomas McCeney, John Miller, Harry Ovitt, Raymond Quinn, John Rabai, Robert Russell, Loy Shipp, Reese Shoemaker, David Sills, Harry Spicer, Robert Steen, Ned Steinberg, William Stellhorn, Merle Strauss, Eugene Sullivan, James Tessier, John Verk- outeren, Donald Wick. Pledges; Charles Audet, Robert Audet, Paul Betts, Richard Blackwell, Carl Boger, Robert Boulter, Wil- liam Byrd, John Campbell, Stanley Chappell, Barney Clark, John Cordyack, Randall Cronin, Charles Davis, Edward Edwards, Olin Gochenour, Robert Hall, Jack Heise, Robert Hill, Conrad Hohing, James James, Alvin Jewell, Whitney Keys, George Kidwell, William Kirk, Bruce Lamond, John Lobell, Edward Looper, Edmond Maher, Barton Marshall, Richard Morauer, Charles Morell, William Pindell, William Rich, William Riley, Donald Russell, John Sachs, Walter Sakowicz, Fred Skonieki, John Slade, Reeves Tilley, Willis Todd, Guy UUman, ClifFord Wannan, Kenneth Waters, Albert Wilcox, Robert Wiley. Faculty; O. R. Carrington, Geary Eppley, H. B. Hoshall, M. A. Pyle, B. Shipley, S. S. Steinberg. Housemother ; Mrs. Kenneth Reed. 123 ALPHA GAMMA RHO ALPHA THETA CHAPTER Founded at Ohio State University and the University of Illinois in igo8 Established at the University of Maryland in igiS Ihe A.G.R ' s are famous for their dances and their sherbet-gingeralc punch. Dance director was social chairman Bill Miles, and over- seeing all, president Gist Welling. Deacon Ad- kins was always there with his ever-constant shadow, Lotte. Shirking their livestock judging were Bill Boyer, Roland King, and John Bennett, the Pennsylvania Dutchman. As the dairy closes at nine o ' clock, Brothers Day and Marty Todd would be there, and that yellow car out front be- longed to " Curly " Thompson. During the intermission their famous punch was made by Ray Gross, who was invariably supervised by Chick Jubb, headwaiter at the din- ing hall, and the other two tray-toters, Steve Kahoe and " Doc " Jarrell. Joe Jones, late as usual, arrived after making special deliveries for the post ofhce. The music might have been supplied by their own orchestra, with Smith and St. Clair on the trumpets, trombone by Warren Smith, " Gump " Ward on the fiddle. Bill Wheeler with the guitar, and " Hot Lips " Baker playing clarinet. The best dressed boy would be politician Bob Benson. Cafe- teria cashier Tom Galbreath, and Dick Jenkins of the A.G.R. taxi service wolfed the brothers. Three letter men, " Mac " MacDonald, Roscoe Whipp of baseball fame, and the A.G.R. coach, Dan Talmadge, would be there. Treasurer Chester Ernst counted his money in the corner. Phil Seltzer jitterbugged with his Iriend Mary, while " Doc " Northam checked up on all details. And so we see the dances, like the club, ex- pressed the best of A.G.R. Members; Lee Adkins, Ncvin Baker, John Bennetc, Robert Benson, William W. Boyer, Jr., Donald Brauner, Louis Brosius, Winston Day, Chester Ernst, Herbert Frantz, Thomas Galbreath, Merle Lee Grafton, Frank Gray, Raymond Gross, Joseph Jarrell, Richard Jenkins, Joseph Jones, Charles Jubb, Steven Kahoe, Cecil Keller, Roland King, Emory Leffel, Leib McDonald, William Miles, David Northam, Grafton Osborn, Dorsey Ow- ings, Carlton Porter, Philip Seltzer, Warren Smith, Charles St. Clair, Daniel Talmadge, Philip Thompson, Morris Todd, Maurice Ward, Gist Welling, William Wheeler, Roscoe Whipp, Scott Whiteford. Pledges ; George Barnes, Vernon Bolte, Douglas Boyer, Arthur Brinsfield, Balvin Brinsficld, William Cassedy, Harry Coby, John Crow, Louis Fries, Irving Gordy, Robert Gritzan, Oakley Hall, David Jenkins, Fred Kret- zer. Jack Lee, Frank McAdams, Gilbert Perry, William 124 Porter, Kenneth Ports, Patrick Quinn, Hardey Randall, Charles Rathell, Joe Rodgers, Eugene Schlosnagle, Ernest Smith, Verlin Smith, Thomas Stevens, William Taylor, Ted Tetter, Fred Timmerman, Earl Uzzel, Robert Wal- tersdorf, Gerald Warwick, Wikes Westrott. Faculty; Myron Berry, Samuel H. Dc Vault, Walter England, Arthur B. Hamilton, Edgar F. Long, Paul R. Poftenberger, Arthur S. Thurston. First row: Adkins, Baker, Bennett, Benson, Boyce, Boyer, Brauner. Second row. Brosius, Cairnes, Day. Ernst, Frantz, Galbreath, Gibson. Third row: Grafton. Gray. Gross, Jarrell, Jenkins. Jones, Jubb. Fourth row: Kahoe. Keller. King. Leffel. McDonald. Miles, Northam. Fifth row: Osborne, Owings, Porter, Seltzer, Smith, St. Clair, Talmadge. Sixth row: Thompson, Todd, Ward, Welling, Wheeler, Whipp, Whiteford. 125 LAMBDA CHI ALPHA Ihough the Lambda Chi ' s are lo- cated at the foot of College Avenue, they are still near enough to the campus to play an active role in campus life. Ed Nylen, president, could be seen riding merrily around the campus on those rare days when he wasn ' t enjoying the " Sport of Kings. " Herman Kaiser usually accompanied Ed to the track, but, of course, Herman had to stop at the Postollice for that letter from Harris- burg. John Beveridge and Frank Seward traversed the road from College Park to Bethesda every day, while Don Damuth laid down a smoke screen with his pipe as he daydodged from Baltimore. " Mogul " Bob Fulton was a stellar hurler for the Terp nine, and spent all his allowance paying fines for broken windows in the house. " Ram- rod " Ramirez kept the boys amused wit h his con- tortions of the King ' s English and stories of Puerto Rico. Bob Muma longed for the beauties of Cum- berland, not to mention any number of other things. " Baron " Klug struggled through a fifth- year English course, as who hasn ' t. Jack Davis ran the house canteen disconsolately but gallantly . . . Johnny Smoot ruled the Trail Club and hung around the bowling alleys brushing up on his footwork. First row: Balch, Beveridge, Brooks, Chilson, Damuth, Fulton, Kaiser. Second row: Klug, Montgomery, Nylen, Seward, Smoot, Tackett, Webster, Wright. 126 EPSILON PI CHAPTER Foiuidcd lit Boston University in igog Established at the University of Maryland vi ig i " Chile " Chilson, drummin ' man par excellence with a caste for high school students, and Irv Neserke, piano man, got off on some hot jam sessions, to the annoyance of Harvey Webster who tried to call the Gamma Phi house every night before he went on duty at the airport. " Reverend " Bob White spent his tune taking his Model " A " apart and not quite getting it back together, while Keith Montgomery, pretty hoy of the club, sped around in his red Plymouth. Al Merendino just kept quiet about everything and went home every week-end . . . " Duke " Kazlauskas served sodas in the corner drugstore and worked on publications every now and then, while Al Crowell set new records for speed in losing his pin . . . John Tack- ett, treasurer of the house, tried to eat up all the profits and very nearly succeeded. Barney Balch was a runner for N.B.C. and a coming young mogul on the hill . . . Tommy Jeffreys wasn ' t seen much, as he hid behind a book all year, and " Baby " Brooks wrote poems to Dottie and washed his Buick. And so, even though they were far trom the campus itself, the Lambda Chis were an integral part of the campus life, participating in many diversified activities, working and playing, and trying to keep Lambda Chi up with the leaders among the Greek clubs. Members ; Barney Balch, John Beveridge, Richard Brooks, Le Mar Chilson, Donald Damuth, William Fukon, Herman Kaiser, Howard Klug, Keith Mont- gomery, Robert Muma, Edward Nylen, Frank Seward, John Smoot, John Tackett, Harvey Webster, Robert Wright. Pledges: David Baker, Henry Burgess, Al Crowell, Jack Davis, Harold Heritage, Francis Kazlauskas, George LaMotte, LeRoy Lyons, Al Merendino, Edward Neserke, Robert Putman, Bud Schoberlein, Jack Shawn, Edward Sisson, Donald Stanton. Faculty ; George D. Quigley, George E. Walther. 127 ALPHA LAMBDA TAU TAU CHAPTER Founded at Oglethorpe University in igi6 Established at the University of Maryland in igT,4 IhE year 1941-42 WAS A GOOD ONE foF the boys in the white house on the top of the hill. Work, play, and good fellowship left their marks on all of those under this roof. Shakespeare was the abiding passion of Presi- dent Bob Wiggins, although at the recent national convention in Chattanooga, he was initiated into the Cardinal Club, an exclusive drinking fraternity within a fraternity. ' Tis said that local charmers have no effect on Bob whatsoever . . . Dick An- drews, A.L.T. social secretary, also took the Chat- tanooga Choo-Choo to the convention. The girl he left behind him in Kresgeville, Pennsylvania, wears his pin. Dick was a quiet fellow, especially on those little excursions to the Grill with Bud Shier. Bud, aptly called the " Yankee salesman, " is from Connecticut, and has a mortal, but not unique, dread of 8:2o ' s — understandable since he is a Commerce major. Adrian VanHuizen was vice-president and an English major, often seen in conference with faculty member George Fogg . . . Max Kerschensteiner, chapter treasurer, was a Shylock. Homesickness for Baltimore was his principal emotion when he was not laboring over some tough engineering problem. Warren Simonds, housemanager and sole owner and operator of the A.L.T. bus, worked in Berwyn on a full-time job to fill in spare hours. The Army tried to convert this Political Science major at Fort Belvoir . . . James Jordan, the original demon dance planner, was always ready to take in a movie. He could generally be heard echoing, " 1 dood it, " at any hour and took up weight-lifting to help him pass the Air Corps physical. Dwight Fearnow, the self-styled Nelson Eddy, sang the lead in the Glee Club operetta — took the usual kidding about his engagement good naturedly. Warren Oster, an engineer day hop from Wash- ington, striving desperately to conserve his tires, planned to take up roller-skating. Bob Yeatman is a home-grown product of nearby Hyattsville. His main interest in life was in keeping his high average. Yes, this was a year which the Tau chapter of Alpha Lambda Tau will never forget, even if the good brothers live to be a thousand. 128 4 " Members : Richard Andrews, John Crone, Dwight Fear- now, James Jordan, Max Kerschensteiner, Warren Oster, Bernard Schier, Warren Simonds, Robert Scalcup, Adrian VanHuizen, Robert Wiggins, Robert Ycatman. Pledges; Robert Arias, Charles Baco, Henry Carl, Charles Crawford, Paul Finney, Rowland Gies, William Hudson, James Humphrey, Manuel Lanza, Cecil Mar- tin, George Reeser, John Smith, William Vaughn, Ralph Watts, Carroll Weston. Faculty; George Fogg, Coleman Headley, Charles Murphy, Roger Snyder First row: Andrews, Fearnow, Kerschensteiner, Schier. Second row: Simonds, Stalcup, VanHuizen, Wiggins. 129 PI KAPPA ii Kappa, Maryland ' s youngest fra- ternity, settled comfortably in the trame house near the campus and devoted the year to progress and expansion. The unique " informal dances " in the Pi Kap bandbox ballroom became notorious, as wild rumors about said revels covered the campus. Brad Anderson, house manager, mamtained a fairly constant equilibrium between trips with the soccer and basketball teams and studying ROTC with publications man Fred Kohloss. Serious Jack Curtin combined a captain ' s dignity with his reputation as the next to the last man to get any joke, the last man was always prexy First row: Anderson, Bailey, Cole, Curtin, Gaines, Hope. Second row: Kearney, Kohloss, Lucas, Mahon, Mattingly, Noland. Third row: Pruitt, Stringer, Taylor, Walker, Williams, Willis. ittt m 130 PI KAPPA Founded at the University of Maryland in ig o George Stringer. Les Bailey performed the duties of steward and vice-president with an unsuspected Yankee shrewdness, while Joe Decker managed to stay in school despite his engineering course and participation in many activities. Wally Fanning was seldom, if ever, away from a small hut potent A.D.Pi, Bobby Herr was enrolled in the state guard, and Doug Hope and Billy Dayton were on the gyni squad, and spent their time adver- tising the Eastern Shore. Jim Kearney handled Pi Kappa records and mis- spelled the minutes. Bob Mahon and Eddie Tay- lor were Commerce students after a fashion, while Phil Mattingly occasionally startled everyone by speaking more than three words. The Old Liyie art staff and dancing held Eddie Noland ' s inter- ests, while pledgemaster duties occupied George Proudlcy. Johnny Williams was in Alpha Zeta, president of the Methodist Club, and Pi K. treas- urer. Byrd Lucas was treasurer ot the B.S.U. and chaplain of Pi Kappa. Milt Cole was always around, although his presidency of the Glee Club kept him busy much of the time. " Demolition squad " Bill Pruitt dieted down to a hundred and ninety pounds. Bob Willis was one of Pi Kap ' s many Pershing Riflemen. Johnny Walker had a strong affection for at least twenty women, and Jack Gaines, bargainer extraordinary, could always get house furnishings wholesale. Pi Kappa closed the year with justified pride in themselves and all looked forward to next year and greater expansion of their chapter. Members; Bradley Anderson, Leslie Bailey, Milton Cole, John Curcin, Joseph Decker, Wallace Fanning, Jack Gaines, Robert Herr, Douglas Hope, James Kearney, Frederick Kohloss, Byrd Lucas, Robert Mahon, PhilHp Mattingly, Edison Noland, George Proudley, William Pruitt, George Stringer, Edmond Taylor, John Walker, John Williams, Robert Willis. Pledges; John Benson, David Dayton, Charles Feathers- ton, Robert Filippelli, Richard Klank, John Libby, Joseph Pasquarelli, Robert Schiedel, Adelbert Thomas, Louis Zekiel. 131 SIGMA ALPHA MU SIGMA CHI CHAPTER Foiuided at College of the City of New York in igog Established at the University of Maryland ni ig ; V-iONTiNuiNG to MAINTAIN a repre- sentative in every phase of college activity, Sigma Alpha Mu kept up the prestige of the brick house back of the campus. Alan Sagner, prior of the group, received the highest average in the house, while holding down many important positions, including sports editor of the Diamondback, manager of varsity wrest- ling, and membership in Latch Key Honor So- ciety. Treasurer Stanley Mann held high hopes of entering Uncle Sam ' s Air Force in the near future. " Irv " Jacobs, scribe, was said to have received many inviting offers from Hollywood as a result of character roles he played in the Footlight Club presentations. Steward Merhlc Fox, quietest boy in the house, finally reached the peak of liveliness when he heard that connoisseur Martin Bagc- donow ' s professors wished the classroom held the same fascination for him that the house kitchen did. Triggerman of the house, " Mike " Wolfson, the man who kept pledges in line, expected to repeat " Custer ' s Last Stand. " Ted Sherbow was known as the shadow of the " Thin Man, " and Norman Zinberg ' s only exer- cise was pushing himself away from the card table and then pulling his chair back again. " Bucky " Polikoff took over editorship of the Diamondback in January, and expected to take command of the United States Naval Forces in the Far East. Stanley Berman, the little man from the South with a big cigar in his mouth, listened to Ted Leizman, the silver-tongued orator who always was ready with words of wisdom to suit any occasion. Len Seidman was the only man with an active interest in the " bunny " market, and Irving Lewis, the gentleman from Virginia, displayed styles direct from the pages of the latest Esquire for the S. A.M ' s. Bobby Bornstein was the chemical engineer of the house and seemed to be the only member who could find time for his studies and a very extensive social life centered around nearby sororities . . . Bill Binbaum con- sumed all the excess food, and worried all year about the effects that the current tood rationing would have on his consumption of calories and vitamins. The addition of a new wing to their home was, to the S. A.M ' s, the most important event of the year. 132 iri 6 Members: Martin Bagedonow, Stanley Herman, Wil- liam Birnbaum, Robert Bornstein, Merhle Fox, Irving Jacobs, Ted Leizman, Irving Lewis, Stanley Mann, Mar- vin PolikofF, Alan Sagner, Len Seidman, Ted Sherbow, Myron Woltsen, Norman Zinbcrg. Pledges: Morton Benesch, Harvey Blumentlial, Mark Coplin, Merle Gann, Sanford Harris, Dick London, Louis Miller, Irving Reamer, Morton Sarubin, David Snyder, Melvin Udelowitz. First row: Berman, Borenstein, Jacobs, Leizman. Second row: Mann, Polikoff. Sagner, Zinberg. 133 TAU EPSILON PHI i-ZOCATED DEEP IN CoLLEGE PaRK, at thc corner of Hopkins and Knox roads, was the T.E.P. fraternity house. " Hotsy " Alperstein was always there to welcome visitors, except when he was busy with one of his activities, which in- cluded varsity boxing, advanced ROTC, and membership in Scabbard and Blade. " Hotsy " is best known on the campus for his abilities in the squared circle. Vice-chancellor, lieutenant in the advanced ROTC, and one girl a year man was Danny Gendason. Aaron Rosenstadt, " hear all, see all, and do nothing, " could be found wandering First row: Alperstein, Bralove, Elias, Epstein, Freiwirth, Gendason. Second row: Goldman, Greenberg, Hyman, Jeffrey, Klawans, Klein. Third row: Konigsberg, Laniado, Mandelberg, Rolnik, Rose, Rosenstadt, Schwartz. 134 TAU BETA CHAPTER Founded at Columbia University ih igio Established at the University of Maryland in ig2 ' .fn ■ ,.yKf. around the house looking for Ace Epstein and Bert Freiwirth, who could usually he tound dis- cussing the relative merits of a bridge game or listening to a swing band. Pledge warden and rifle team manager Danny Goldman, lolled con- tentedly in his sartorial majesty, while house man- ager Don Rose and Dave Rolnick kept the car market flourishing. Walt Schwartz, scribe ot the mob, threatened the extinction of his local board unless he was re- moved from his i-A classification, while Saul Laniado photographed photogenic Danny Bra- love in a rustic setting. From Miami University came Izzy Elias, who was always shivering from the freezing weather up here. Gil Hyman main- tained his position as middleman, while Bunny Klawans, tennis manager and socialite, joined Tolbert Konigsberg to study mechanical engineer- ing courses. Juddy Klein ' s favorite occupation was sleeping, and his dreams were usually of Brooklyn. The afternoon paper delivery called Bob Mandleberg to work, while Koppel Jeffrey listened breathlessly to the race results on the radio. Although the war changed many things this year, the memory of the T.E.P. Annual Jubilee, held in September, remains in the minds of all ot the members. Members; Isadore Alperstein, Daniel Bralove, Irving Elias, Arthur Epstein, Bertram Freiwirth, Daniel Genda- son, Daniel Goldman, David Greenberg, Gilmore Hyman, Koppel Jeffrey, Bernard Klawans, Judah Klein, Tolbert Konigsberg, Saul Laniado, Robert Mandelberg, David Rolnik, Donald Rose, Aaron Rosenstadt, Alvin Salganik, Walter Schwartz. Pledges ; Melvin Abrams, Leonard Bcrenberg, Marshall Ezrine, Ronald Goodman, Solomon Goodman, Irving Lozinsky, Irwin Nable, Herbert Rothchild, Norman Shapiro, Herbert Shofer, Earl Wolf. Housemother ; Mrs. R. C. Brownell. 135 PHI ALPHA EPSILON CHAPTER Founded at George Washington University in igiy Established at the University of Maryland in igig VLTHOUGH SEVERELY HANDICAPPED hy the loss of several members, Phi Alpha continued CO play an active part in life around the University. President Irwin Jacobs held down the mythical lover ' s post quite adequately, while preparing for a career in medicine. Irwin Shumaker, vice-presi- dent, was termed " Indian " for his scouting ability. Sheldon Michaels, secretary, was the lone farmer of the house, and spent his time studying the ad- vantages of life in the country. Fred Shulman counted the shekels and received the unanimous Phi Alpha nomination for " Beau Brummel. " " Hairless " Marvin Sadur annoyed the brothers with his trombone playing when he wasn ' t study- ing accounting or keeping books for some campus merchant, and Willie Goldenzweig, better known around the campus as " Willie the Lion, " took his Army seriously in hopes of some day becoming a second Mac Arthur. This year, the highlight of events for Phi Alpha was the accomplishment of what had been a major aim with them for some time — the ac- quisition of a new fraternity house. With this accomplished the Phi Alpha ' s are ready to go. Members; William Goldenzweig, Irwin Jacobs, Sheldon Michaels, Marvin Sadur, Fred Schulnian, Irwin Schu- macher. Pledges: Melvin Cohen, William Cohen, Jerome Glazer, Harold Goldberg, Clifford Kaslow, Bernard Leiberman, Joseph Levin, Sonny Mazur, Merrill Pol- linger, Warren Zundell. First row: Goldenzweig, Jacobs, Kaslow, Michaels, Sadur, Schulman, Schumacher. m 136 ALPHA EPSILON PI DELTA DEUTERON CHAPTER Founded at New York University m igi3 Established at the University of Maryland m 1941 1 HE PRIDE AND JOY of ALPl, chcir HCW house, was located on Princeton Avenue. Drop- ping into the house any afternoon, you would have been welcomed by President Sam Sterling, closely followed by House Manager Mort Cohen. Harry Fradin, who burns the macadam from Baltimore to College Park every day, could be found at any vacant desk trying to keep up his three point, while Lou Culiner counted up how many cokes he owed the track mentor. Treasurer Sam Fradin wrestled with engineering formulae as Walter Levine, known as " Slicktongue, " spieled off sev- eral flowery passages to Steward Alex Passen when Alex dashed in from the Phi Sigma Sigma House. Allan Macht was secretary and took notes from " Draftee " Schlenoff, one of the club ' s founders. Hy Zemel jitterbugged his way through the year to the first annual Alpha Epsilon Pi birthday party, held in February and which, it is hoped, will become a tradition with the Maryland chapter. Members: Morcon Cohen, Louis Culiner, Harry Fradin, Samuel Fradin, Joshua Leise, Walter Levine, Allan N4acht, Alex Passen, Maurice Schlcnoft, Samuel Sterling, Hyman Zemel. Pledges ; Stanley Cohen, Nathan Ingber, Maximo Levin, Seymour Levin, Milton Luria, Isadore Margolis, Walter Piatt, Samuel Seidel, Seymour Some, David Surosky. First row: Cohen, H. Fradin, S. Fradin, Levine, Macht, Passen, Sterling. 137 PANHELLENIC COUNCIL JANE HOWARD Presr ' den t RANDA BEENER Vice - Presiden t i- ED SUCCESSFULLY b ' President Jane Howard, the Panhellenic Council strove toward intersorority spirit and cooperation. The first step in this direction was in initiating the pohcy of holding monthly meetings of the group at the va- rious sorority houses. After the business meetings there always followed an informal gathering, at which refreshments were served and common topics of mutual interest to the members were discussed. The Council inaugurated a new and more efficient method of rushing which was a great im- provement over the former system. The Council secured the services of Mrs. Mary Dute, a Delta Zcta from Miami University, to issue and file invitations and bids, and to help solve rushee ' s First tow: Auslund, Chambers, Meehan, Saum, Vaiden. Second row: Eisele, Mumma, Shelton, JuUien, Stratman. 138 problems. The new system showed great possi- bihties with a few minor alterations. During rushing the Council also served as a mediator and court in the event that violations of rushmg regulations occurred. Oftenders were sub- jected to specific penalities. The annual progressive dinner-dance was en- joyed by the fraternities as well as the sororities. Each sorority provided a different course of the dinner, which enabled all the sorority girls to become better acquainted with one another. KATHARINE PERKINS Secretary DORIS WOOD Treasurer Couples traveled back and forth between the houses to enjoy the music and dancing which followed the dinner. Offices of the Panhellenic Council rotate among the sororities according to their founding date on the campus. Each group was represented on the council by its president, rushing chairman, and junior representative, who are elected by each sorority. Other officers for the year were : Randa Benner, vice-president; Kitty Perkins, secretary; and Doris Wood, treasurer. Miss Adele H. Stamp, Dean of Women, gave several dinners for the Council during the year, and furthered a spirit of cooperation between the administration and the sorority groups and among the sororities themselves. Members; Alpha Delta Pi, Ann Ausland, Berniece Chambers, Ruth Meehan. Kappa Kappa Gamma; Betsy Mumma, Charlotte Eiscle, Martha Shelton. Gamma Phi Beta; Erma Hughes, Myrtle Killingsworth, Dorothy Rundles. Sigma Kappa; Doris Wood, Elizabeth Strat- man, Betty JuUien. Delta Delta Delta; Edwina Hamble- ton, Aria Guild, Marjoric Cook. Alpha Xi Delta; Kitty Perkins, Shirley Pfeiffer, Patricia Richards. Alpha Omi- cron Pi; Jane Howard, Mary Vaiden, Lina Mae Saum. Kappa Delta; Randa Beener, Ruth Herson, Nancy Holland First row: Cook, Guild, Hambleton, Pfeiffer, Richards. Second row: Hughes, Killingsworth, Rundles, Herson, Holland. 139 ALPHA DELTA PI BETA PHI CHAPTER Founded at Wesley an Female College in 18 1 Established at the University of Maryland in ig o LJ.PON entering the A.D.Pi house wc saw Loretta Ashby coaxing " Boogie-woogie " out of the piano. Too bad that AUce Fisk was not there to add harmony instead of getting dishpan hands in the practice house. " Margie " Wol finger sang " It ' s Only a Shanty in Old Shanty Town, " dedi- cated to a certain engineer, while out on the sun- porch, prexy Ann Ausland recuperated from her long day helping to steer the course of Red Cross. On her left was Mary Lou Brown, who certainly doesn ' t look stern enough to be a Women ' s League representative, trying to dig a little iivz out of the record rack. On the other side was the lovely lady from Texas, Mary Alice Clark, plague of the pledges, tapping to one of Elma Staley ' s records. It must have really been good, because Elma was " hep " on the latest; she was the Maryland editor of the College Bazaar College Board. Friend " Mickey " Hamilton, with her charm, won ' t have any trouble with her future students. Upstairs we found Libby Skill dressing in a hurry to study bac- teriology with Bob in the library. Next door " umpteen " people were holding forth in a session. Little big-shot Helen Stephens, as befitting the president ol the French Club, led the discussion. Other participants were the bouncing belle from Bethesda, " Millie " Whitlow, " Doc " Ray Jones, " oomph " chemist and future sawbones, and Willa Ott, the cine man team and junior representative to the W.R.A. That soft southern drawl came from four-point Berniece Chambers, who could teach you how to speak that way in Speech Clinic after three easy lessons. Helen Bodiford was tell- ing another long, long, pointless story, but not in German as befitting the German Club ' s secretary- treasurer, while a whole flock of pledges listened 140 First row: Ashby, Auslund, Bodiford, Brown, Chambers, Clark, Fisk, Freeman. Second row: Hamilton, Jones, Klebold, MacMorris, Meehan, Ott, Peabody, Rice. Third row: Skill, Staley, Stephens, Stubbee, Tompkins, Whitlow, Wolfinger. to wide-eyed Mabel Klebold who should have been practising her do-re-mi ' s for the Women ' s Chorus or else writing minutes, but she was more interested in what Anna Freeman had to say about her escapades ' way down on the Eastern Shore. We had to meet Janet Stubbee, their new addition from Minnesota, fast learning how to speak like a southerner along with some Spanish. Ruth Meehan was holding forth on how to rush that South American way, and at the same time was demonstrating the proper way to do the conga. But " Tookie " Tompkins, the " goil from New Joisey, " whose hair was getting gray from plan- ning meals, interrupted to tell how it ' s done up north. Quiet as a little mouse, Betty MacMorris sat in the corner, designing something super in the line of dresses for the next Rossborough. We gave a final glance at Dicky Rice who was writing like mad because she was corresponding secretary of " deah ole " Beta Phi and secretary of Alpha Sigma Omicron . . . and so out into the night. Members: Loretta Ashby, Anna Auslund, Helen Bodi- ford, Mary Louise Brown, Berniece Chambers, Mary Alice Clark, Caroline Clinite, Alice Fisk, Anna Freeman, Mildred Hamilton, Rachel Jones, Mabel Klebold, Betty MacMorris, Ruth Meehan, Willa Ott, Mary E. Peabody, Imogene Rice, Elizabeth Skill, Elma Staley, Helen Stephens, Janet Stubbee, Vera Tompkins. Mildred Whit- low, Margaret Wolhnger. Pledges: Isabelle Boswell, Margaret Bouton, Clare Cinque, Isabella Corwin, Ruth Dawson, Mildred Gar- vin, Bettie Jones, Emilic Martinsky, Helen Merger, Betty Ott, Margaret Anne Putman, Gloria Scukhorp, Marie Weschler. Faculty ; Miss Mary Johnson. Housemother: Mrs. Mabel Blackwell. 141 KAPPA KAPPA GAMMA GAMMA PSI CHAPTER Founded at Monmouth College in i8yo Established at the University of Maryland in igzg golden key means Kappa and a red brick ham with a beautiful interior to the " fellas " on the hill. Betsy Mumma, prexy and belle from that metropolis, " Hagersville, " tried to outdo cheerleader and bill-sender Barbara England in a continual feud. Ruth Lee Thompson breezed in late from her day of Mortar Board and Terrapin work. The staircase echoed the laughter of stun- ning Charlotte Eisele and Burt on the lower level, and further up Elmire Pearson and Alice Stribling, hula girls, stopped their joking to listen to Celeste Karlstad ' s laughter at smoothie Ellen Miller, who tripped while racing to the phone. S.G.A. and Pi Delt secretary Mary Ann Griffith tried to out- sparkle Bette Catling ' s ring before a full-length mirror. Mary Powell, Women ' s League presi- dent, rushed to a meeting, hurried by Martha Shelton, Annapolis ' dream. Charlotte Wcikinger, on an infrequent visit, listened to pledge captain Nancy King read stories to Martha Rainalter, Kappa secretary. Next door. Kappa Keys, Doris Wood, Nancy Julia, and Peggy Bohanan, cheered on by Betty Jacoby, Martha (Fluffy) Sparhawk, and subtle Lucille fdanlon, harmonized on a new arrangement. Ann Paterson dashed off a fantasy for the Old Line, helped by attractive junior class secretary Mary Jane Dawson. Jessie Halstead asked Nick to wait while she told a new house- managing trouble to sympathetic Betty Lou Tydings. Marianne Hunter, out with Jimmy, left funmaking Ruthie VoUand occupying their room. Martha Jane Fox whipped in from one date to whiz out for another. Betty Chamberlin, con- genial with absolutely anyone, was preparing to cheer another boy ' s evening. Members: Helen Bedell, Peggy Bohanan, Bctry Bond, Bcttc Catling, Betty Chamherlin, Mary Jane Chase, Janice Collings, Martha Ann Cotterman, Mary Jane Dawson, Polly Day, Charlotte Eisele, Barbara England, Martha Jane Fox, Nettie Carman, Mary Ann Griffith, Jessie Halstead, Lucile Hanlon, Marilyn Huber, Mary Ann Hunter, Betty Jacoby, Nancy Julia, Celeste Karlstad, Margaret Kempton, Nancy King, Ellen Miller, Betsy Mumma, Ann Paterson, Elmire Pearson, Mary Powell, Martha Rainalter, Joan Rodgers, Martha Shelton, 142 Martha Sparhawk, Alice Scribling, Ruth Lee Thompson, Betcy Lou Tydings, Ruth VoUand, Charlotte Wcikinger, Doris Wood, Jane Woodring. Pledges-. Ruth Aldridge, Betty Begley, Lois Blick, Vir- ginia Bonham, Ann Chadeayne, Martha Louise Hankins, Nancy Hohson, Ann Lykes, Virginia Moldcn, Lucille MoncriefF, Ruth Prentice, Mary Lee Rainalter, Mary Jane Rodgers, Mary O. Shumate, Peggy SnoufFer, Marie Stauhcr, Doris Stokes, Mary Elizabeth Thomson, Betty Van Hise. Faculty ; Miss M. Marie Mount, Mrs. Curry N. Caples. Housemother; Mrs. John Hill. First row: Bedell, Bohanan, Bond, Catling, Chase, Chamberlin, CoUings. Second row: Cotterman, Dawson, Day, Eisele, England, Fox, Garman. Third row: Griffith, Halstead, Hanlon, Huber, Hunter, Jacoby, Julia, Karlstad. Fourth row: King, Miller, Mumma, Paterson, Pearson, Powell, Rainalter, Shelton. Fifth row: Sparhawk, Stribling. Thompson, Tydings, VoUand, Wood, Woodring, Weikinger. 143 GAMMA PHI BETA « BETA BETA CHAPTER Founded at Syracuse University in iS Established at the University of Maryland in ig o L-ocATED ON THE HILL-TOP dircccly be- hind the Engineering Building, the Gamma Phi Betas held the distinction of being the only soror- ity located on the campus proper. Not only was this a distinction but it meant the girls could get an extra half-hour ' s sleep and still get to class on time. Inside the house, Commerce major and club treasurer, Marjorie Reside, could be found mum- bling to herself and pacing the floor with a wor- ried frown as she visualized herself behind the bars, with a number instead of a name, after the house books were audited. The strains of ' Tina- fore " indicated that cheerful Caroline McGill, vice-president and social chairman, was rehearsing a few of her favorite melodies. Loud discussion, upon investigation, revealed that Home Ec stu- dents Myrtle Killingsworth, Dottie Rundles, and Betty Lou Fike were very much engrossed in the complicated study of Romanesque and Gothic architecture, when Betty Lou Sullivan came run- ning to display a picture of an Egyptian temple which added more to the confusion. Ruth Bu- chanan ' s room was always crowded with fans when Ruth played the " Beer Barrel Polka " on her accordion, accompanied by Gamma Phi ' s other " Squeezebox Squeezers, " Frannie Becker and Mildred Beck. Another favorite selection seemed to be the " Marine Hymn ! " Prexy Erma Hughes and Charlotte White spent most of their time, which wasn ' t spent at some club meeting, exchanging military information gathered on week-ends, and making predictions as to when the war would be over. Barbara Nut- well, our glamour girl, gave inside information, compiled by George, on Medical School to Janet Harman, the songbird of Gamma Phi, and Mar- garet Ann Sherman, whose perfect disposition and willingness was the joy and envy of the en- tire house. The " Great Profile, " Barbara Bartlett, 144 First row: Anderson, Bartlett, Brereton, Brosius, Buchanan, Fike, Hall. Second row: Harman, Holt, Hughes, Killingsworth, McGill, Moon, Nutwell. Third row: Parlett, Reside, Rundles, Sears, Sherman, Sullivan, White. could usually be found in the Daydodgers ' room discussing with Betty Hall, another daydodger, the many complications that arise when certain men are caught in the draft, In the next room Mary Parlett and Dottie Brosius griped about the disadvantages of the rigid naval discipline. Seems as though all the girls were forced to make tre- mendous sacrifices for national defense — or maybe they were just " Khaki- Wacky ! " Mildred Sears wondered what personal non- sensities she could include in a psychological self- analysis, while Joan Moon breathed a sigh of re- lief because her days of practice teaching were over. Peggy Brereton and Clarabeth Holt com- pared memories of their former chapters at St. Louis and Oklahoma, but seemed to be growing fond of the Maryland chapter as well. It was a common occurrence to find the Gamma Phis gathered around the piano or the bridge table. They also spent niany hours knitting; how- ever, this group seemed to have learned the secret of mixing work and play in the correct proportion for they hit the books with good results. All in all, they were a pretty happy bunch of girls, those Gamma Phis. Members; Elizabeth Anderson, Barbara Bartlett, Peggy Brereton, Dorothy Brosius, Ruth Buchanan, Betty Lou Fike, Betty Hall, Janet Harman, Clarabeth Holt, Erma Hughes, Myrtle Killingsworth, Caroline McGill, Joan Moon, Barbara Nutwell, Mary Parlett, Marjorie Reside, Dorothy Rundles, Mildred Sears, Margaret Ann Sher- man, Betty Lou Sullivan, Charlotte White. Pledges; Mildred Beck, Frances Becker, Ruth Blackwell, Onnolee Brace, Betty Brown, Dorothy Cockerille, Vir- ginia Gibson, Geraldine Glad ' ille, Mary Greenfield, Mary Elizabeth Harker, Margaret Hemple, Joan Jans, Betty Morton, Betty MuUan, Joyce Murdock, Nancy OflFutt, Barbara Rivenburgh, Ruth Startzman. Housemot her; Mrs, Rosalie Earle. 145 SIGMA KAPPA BETA ZETA CHAPTER Founded at Colby College m iSy Established at the University of Maryland in ig o What the Sigma Kappas lacked in a roof, they made up in ingenuity, for while their new house was being finished, they borrowed the hospitahty of several rival sororities, and made their rushing headquarters the Rossborough Inn. The end of the first semester, however, saw theni firmly entrenched in their new white house over- looking the orchard. Life at the Sigma Kappa house . . . Ten min- utes of eight, and rising in the early dawn ' s light, Evelyn Smith, Sigma Kappa ' s human alarm clock, gently clouted everyone on the shoulder and screamed something to the effect that eight- ten classes were imtninent. Betty Haase, club secretary, was invariably the last one downstairs to breakfast. Blonde glamour girl, Betty JuUien, insisted on finishing breakfast, even though it usually meant carrying her burnt toast to class. Biology major Mary Frances Ryan rushed fran- tically out the front door warning everyone to be careful ot her pet hornets ' nest. Ann Wolf began to enter her second childhood, a result of the teaching methods she practiced on little morons. A strident " Hi, girlth " heralded the arrival ot Helen Carnin, who suffered a constant hangover from correcting speech defects. Dot Foerster, treasurer, was an active member ot the cra::y field house crowd, " Babe " Stratmann spent her spare time writing to a flying cadet in Mis- sissippi, whose shining wings she wore beneath her Sigma Kappa pin. If nobody could find Doris Wood, club prexy, it was merely because she was usually rushing from one important meeting on the hill to the next. A welcome addition to the Sigma Kap pas this fall was New Englander Fran MacFawn, who says things such as " Pahk the cab. " Frequently sitting next to the telephone was Isobel Adkins — waiting for that call from her Princeton tiger. A fiddle bow in one hand and a bowling ball in the other were Annie-Ruth Topping ' s usual equip- ment. Lacking a fiddle bow, but with a lovely voice, was Joyce Cafterty, third from the left in all the Women ' s Chorus events. Strawberry blonde Ann Whyte was always casting a favor- able vote for another house warming. " You meet the nicest boys, " she was often heard to exclaim. Corsage enthusiast Phyll Newmaker received 146 flowers from her fellow every time she wore a new dress — whether she needed it or not. Evelyn Foerster was small in size, hut her social calendar was not. Busy as she was, Charlotte Stubbs still kept an eye on the pledges. Members: Isobcl Adkins, Celeste Bowers, Joyce CafFcrty, Helen Carnin, Dorothy Foerster, Evelyn Foerster, Betty Haase, Peggy Haszard, Betty JuUien, Frances MacFawn, Phyllis Newmaker, Mary Frances Ryon, Evelyn Smith, Elizabeth Stratmann, Charlotte Stubbs, Annie-Ruth Top- ping, Ann Wolf, Doris Wood. Pledges ; Jean Ingraham, Peggy Hurley, Joyce Kephart, Doris Lundquist, Bcrnice Mead, Catherine Schlittler, Alice Thompson, Ann Whyte. Housemother ; Mrs. Frankie Dowling. First row: Adkins, Cafferty, Carnin, D. Foerster, E. Foerster, Haase. Second row: Haszard, Jullien. MacFawn Newmaker, Ryon, Smith. Third row: Stratmann, Stubbs, Topping, Wolf, Wood. 147 DELTA DELTA DELTA ALPHA PI CHAPTER Founded at Boston University in i8S8 Established at the University of Maryland in ig ' f. Ihe Tri Delt House is the one with the crescent moon and three stars over the door- way — and the 57 varieties of cars hned up in front. When Mary Ellen Gilbert ' s father origi- nated the " Keep ' em flying " slogan, the Tri Delt social chairman, Eleanor Seiter, apparently took his advice to heart, for during 1941-42 she con- centrated on keeping the Tri Delts flying from one social function to another. Memories of this year will long be favorites v ith the Tri Delts . . . Prexy Edwina Hambleton acquired the name of " Chief " along with a professional touch in pound- ing her gavel . . . discipline was upheld also by House President Nancy Royal, who became hoarse from shouting " Quiet! " whenever Janet Heggie ' s amazing giggle shattered study hour, or Dottie McCallister gave forth with a line from My Bill, while Edith Dunford whistled her own version oi Elmer ' s Tune. Noise came too from the room of Milly Hebgen, the versatile California girl who specialized in vague puns . . . Louise Ladd, num- ber one sweetheart of Sigma Chi, polished her Omicron Nu pin . . . Norma Thompson casually added columns in her treasurer ' s book as she tried CO out-giggle Janet Scott, chairman of the Inter- fraternity Sing . . . Marge Cook, " Jill " Siposs, and Carolyn Lacey, all with new diamonds, dis- cussed the comparative value of percale vs. mus- lin sheets, while Lucy Hathaway listened with a housewifely gleam in her eye . . . Aria Guild spent her free time in activities . . . Helen Crane patri- otically supported the Postoflice by sending long letters to Cornell . . . and Edith Simmons, our ace dramatist, read stories over the radio to children. Memories linger of June Hastings ' enthusiasm over the lives led by germs . . . Peggy Gammon whipping up those cartoons . . . Allene Jones, the girl who invented new coiffeurs . . . " Coupie " 148 First row: Abshire, Beall, Bruns, Cook, Crane, Dawson, Dunford. Second row: Gammon, Gilbert, Guild, Hambleton, Hastings, Hebgen, Heggie. Third row: Hevener, Jones, Kirk, Lacey, Ladd, McCallister, Patrick, Phillips. Fourth row: Ramsdell, Royal, Scott, Seiter, Simmons, Siposs, Thompson, Whitson. Abshire in her role of nurse . . . Nancy Phillips and Dusty Bruns in a conversation about the Navy. . . Mary Roberts Patrick, our " Blonde Bom- ber " . . . Ruth Ramsdell ' s story about the Army truck . . . Harriet Whitson reminiscing about Ver- mont to Hope Hevener, the girl with the listening ear . . . Marie Beall planning for May Day . . . and Alice Dawson, our southern debutante. Members: Gladys Abshire, Marie Beall, Helen Bruns, Marjorie Cook, Helen Crane, Alice Dawson, Edith Dun- ford, Margaret Gammon, Mary Ellen Gilbert, Aria Guild, Edwina Hambleton, June Hastings, Lucy Hath- away, Millie Hebgen, Janet Heggie, Hope Hevener, Aliens Jones, Mary Kirk, Carolyn Lacey, Louise Ladd, Dorothy McCallister, Mary Roberts Patrick, Nancy Phillips, Ruth Ramsdell, Nancy Royal, Janet Scott, Eleanor Seiter, Edith Simmons, Jil Siposs, Norma Thomp- son, Harriet Whitson. Pledges; Mimi Battey, Dorothy Clark, Dorothy Cose- boom, Barbara Crane, Peggy Curtin, Dorothy Douglas, Betty Englar, Marjorie Falk, Janet Fishack, Ann Grego- rie, Ann Johnson, Barbara Kellogg, Harriet LaRoche, Marianne Maas Betty Manley. Jane Ovcrholser, Doris Phipps, Barbara Riley, Jeanne Roberts, Kita Rooks, Shirley Rooks, Virginia Royal, Jean Rudelius, Jean Sex- ton, Sylvia Shade, Jean Stout, Gabic Temple, Dorothy Willis, Tish Wilson, Jeanne Wright. F.A.CULTY; Mrs. Claribel Welsh. Housemother ; Mrs. Rachel Dinsmore. 149 ALPHA XI DELTA BETA ETA CHAPTER Founded at Lombard College in 18 g Established at the University of Maryland in ig -f- ii-FTER SCRAPING OFF THE MUD A ' C had accumulated while making our way to the Alpha Xi Delta house, we softly opened the door. There they were, still in the living room playing bridge ■ — Shirley Conner, the blonde who had learned to mix studies and play, Kitty Perkins, the Alpha Xi ' s prcxy who gave up trying to keep track of them, Shirley Pfeiffer, who resigned from the " Old Maids ' Club " in the fall, and Cecil Myers who took her place when all her " fellas " left for the Air Corps. Upstairs red-headed " Kate " SchmoU screamed with rage when her placid roommate Jeanne Wir- sing went to bed at her usual 10 o ' clock. Lois Davis kept quiet hour as much as possible, while Loretta Boyan held open house for noisy day- dodgers across the hall. " Pat " Melton shared her year evenly among the hospital, the practice house, and Bobby. Jean Smith and Ellen Jeffers supplied the glamorous side of things by having an air for every occasion, whereas Marjorie Lovell took honors in athletics, being a physical education major and secretary of the W.R.A. Dotty Aiello sang her way to fame and drilled the pledges. Kay Shea, whose wardrobe was the envy of the house, lent all but her last pair of shoes willingly — praying silently for their safe return. Aileen Williams frantically made out bills and tried to collect money, while Barbara Wagner corresponded like mad. " Pat " Richards, social queen, found a little time to play tennis, while Helen Biesecker spent most ot her time concen- trating on the Delta Sigs in general, and one in particular. Jane Turner and Evelyn Mendum had brains and knew how to use them, while day- dodger Louise Teller found that beauty v zs no handicap. Erma Welsh and " Trudi e " Duvall laughed everybody into a good humor, even Jeannette Owen, who was busier than enough doing posters and working on the Terrapin, and Jimmy Yates, who was mourning her loss to the Air Corps. Elizabeth Gruver practiced her singing when she wasn ' t with her one and only. 150 Members: Dorothy AicUo, Helen Bicseckcr, Lorecta Boyan, Shirley Conner, Lois Davis, Hiltrude Duvall, Elizabeth Frohbose, Elizabeth Gruver, Ellen JcfFers, Mar- jorie Lovell, Mildred Melton, Evelyn Menduiii, Cecil Myers, Jcannette Owen, Katharine Perkins, Shirley Pfeiffer, Patricia Richards, Katherine Shea, Catherine Schmoll, Jean Smith, Louise Teller, Jane Turner, Barbara Wagner, Erma Welsh, Aileen Williams, Jeanne Wirsing, Sarah Yates. Pledges; Mildred Adams, Mary Lou Aiello, Maraline Behrend, Frances Brelsford, Christine DeBinder, Jean Duff, Miriam Flynn, Beryl Gompers, Dorothy Graves, Patricia Hardie, Barbara Kurz, Betty McDonald, Sarah Meyer, Virginia Raymond, Jacqueline Richards, Anne Turcotte, Betty Jane Ward, Mildred Witz. Housemother: Mrs. Ella Armstrong. First row: Aiello, Biesecker, Boyan, Conner, Davis, Duvall. Second row: Frohbose, Gruver, Jeffers, Lovell, Melton, Myers. Third row: Owen. Perkins, Pfeiffer, Richards, Schmoll. Smith. Fourth row: Teller, Turner, Wagner, Welsh. Williams, Wirsing, Yates. 151 ALPHA OMICRON PI PI DELTA CHAPTER Founded at Barnard College in 18 gy Established at the University of Maryland in igz Ihe red brick mansion wich the white pillars on College Avenue was the home for the Maryland chapter of A. O. Pi. One of the pillars of the local chapter was Jane Howard, the girl who never had a dull moment as president of the sorority and of Panhellenic Council. Doris Hamp- shire and " Uncle Charlie, " after an evening of bowling or admiring the beauties of the campus by moonlight, could usually be found chatting — or something — in the vestibule as Shirley Mackay and Joe came up the walk to join them. Bev Reinstedt, Long Island ' s pride and joy, was a virtual widow of the football, basketball, and track teams during their respective seasons, but in the few off-season days she really flourished. Many sighs and groans were heard from Eurith Maynard as she came wearily in from a day of practice teaching in some local grade school, along with " Mickey " Kuehle, who dashed up to her room to write to George, and who unsuccessfully tried to have quiet prevail in her classroom as well as in the house. Mary Vaiden, Jane Page, and Clara Vawter, the Home Ec gals, had many en- lightening stories to tell of the worrisome house- hold problems that arise daily at the practice house. Almost any time of the day or night, the fa- miliar " two for bridge " could be heard from card fiends Charlotte Warthen and Elaine Westlye, while blonde Jean Scheller waited by the phone for one of her many swains to call. Jay Andreae could usually be found in the library with Bill or engrossed in the composition of classical poetry, and Lillian Hendrickson made sure that the girls kept their marks up to par. Ann Speake and Kay Martin were in and out all the time catching up on their many activities, while Marian Beck rushed out on field trips and tried to get to classes on time. Prom leader Doris Thompson was a 152 First row: Andreae, Beck, Evert, Green, Hampshire. Second row: Hendrickson, Howard, Kuehle, Mackay, Martin. Third row: Maynard, Page, Reinstedt, Saum, Scheller. Fourth row: Speake, Thompson, Vaiden, Vawter, Warthen, Wolfe. definite sophisticate and captured many a stray Tcrp heart, with Maryan Green running her a close second. PhylUs, the Wolfe, knocked at the door when the time came to collect bills; and " Beanie " Saum was the artistic member ot the sorority, adding her own individual touch to the Homecoming decorations or to the novel A.O.Pi rush parties. " Flossie " White seemed to prefer the domestic atmosphere of home life to the carefree life of a senior college " mogul. " During the fall, the A. O. Pi ' s captured one of the Homecoming awards for their novel house deco- rations, which followed the theme " ' Come into my parlor, ' said the spider to the fly. " Members ; Janet Andreae, Marian Beck, Jacqueline Evert, Maryan Green, Doris Hampshire, Lillian Hendrickson, Jane Howard, Marie Kuehle, Shirley Mackay, Kay Martin, Eurith Maynard, Jane Page, Beverly Reinstedt, Lina Mae Saum, Jean Scheller, Ann Speake, Doris Thompson, Mary Vaiden, Clare Vawter, Charlotte Warthen, Elaine Westlye, Phyllis Wolfe. Pledges; Thelma Booth, Jane Boswell, Frances Bradley, Mary Conklin George- Anna Diehl, Marjorie Dawson, Ronnie Doyno, Jean Engclbach, Irene Fredrickson, Helen Hoffman, Jacqueline Hood Jo Ann Jarnagin, Joy Jones, Jane Kirk, Dorothy Merkel, Marcelle O ' Shaugh- nessy, Joycelyn Savoy Prescott, Betty Ross, Vivian Smith, Jean Soden, Emily Spire, Nancy Troth, Ruth Walton, Betty Wascher, Mildred White, Betsy Jo Wilson. Faculty: Mrs. Frieda McFarland, Miss Kathryn Ter- hune. Housemother: Mrs, Ben Woodbury. 153 KAPPA DELTA ALPHA RHO CHAPTER Founded at Virginia State Normal in i8gj Established at the University of Maryland in igzg XHE life of seventy ODD COEDS Centered around the English Normandy house on College Avenue. Here, prexy Randa Beener plotted the future of Kappa Delta, while Doris McFarland held pledge meetings and worried about Mortar Board. Ruth Dashiell read the minutes at the meetings, while bank books and such kept Ann Hoen busy. Daydodger Kay Barker drove halt of Mortar Board up the hill to the meetings, while Women ' s Editor Alice James busied herself in the Diamond- bach office. Thirty-two freshmen succumbed to Nancy Holland ' s rush parties. Plans for the glamorous K.D. social functions kept Peggy Price busy. Pretty Mary Yeager furnished living proof that beauty and brains mix. Peals of laughter came from the end of the hall when " Newt " Long and Nancy Duby held their joke sessions. " Billie " Rayburn strove for better relationships between Georgetown and Maryland, as Ruth Stowcll and Betty Burner did with Annapolis. Home Economists Betsy Myrick and Erin Ellis dropped in at noon to see what was cooking and found Doris Bryant, Ruth Herson, and " Ginny " Miller leaving with the Theta Chis. They joined Joan Bell and Eileen O ' Neil, who were listening to Rosaleen Pifer ' s record col- lection. Mari Hess, dashing to get one ot her many phone calls, collided with " Heidi " Hermann, who was persuading people to go on a swimming club splash, and Lois Holland who was teaching the conga. Members; Kachcrine Barker, Randa Beener, Joan Bell, Eleanor Bergeron, Doris Bryant, Betty Burner, Ruth Dashiell, Carol Marie Davis, Nancy Duby, Erin Ellis, June Gibson, Virginia Giles, Faith Halpine, Constance Hartman, Adeihcid Hermann, Ruth Herson, Mari Hess, Elizabeth Hine, Anne Hoen, Lois Holland, Nancy Hol- land, Lucille Humphreys, Alice James, Frances Long, Jacqueline Lovell, Barbara McCarthy, Doris McFarland, Betsy Myrick, Virginia Lee Miller, Eileen O ' Neil, Mary Pailthorp, Frances Pfeiffer, Rosaleen Pifcr, Margaret Price, Edna Rayburn, Ruth Slceman, Ruth Stowell, Patricia Ward, Mary Ellen Woltord, Mary Yeager. Pledges: Sara Allen, Dorothy Barnard, Jean Bennett, Nancy Bolden, Barbara Bowcn, Virginia Cole, Jean 154 Coney, Ralston Coulliette, Jean Craig, Lynn Cross, Nancy Dashiell, Barbara Faukncr, Harriet Ford, Kath- erine Ford, Dorothy Garlitz, Dorothy Gramm, Vera Hartman, Jeanne Johnson, Jeannctte Kayler, Barbara Kephart, Phyllis Lee, Gene Mason, Virginia McCeney, Jean Meredith, Virginia Myrick, Jane O ' Rourk, Naomi Peabody, Louise Ridgeway, Betty SafFell, Ruth Schene, Nancy Seal, Betty Smith, Caroline Smith, Betty Snyder, Shirley Stricklcr, Virginia Todd, Jane Wells, Mary Wilson. Faculty ; Dr. Susan Harman, Miss Alma Preinkert. Housemother; Mrs. Marguerite Howell. First row: Barker, Beener, Bell, Bergeron, Bryant, Burner, Dashiell. Second row: Duby, Ellis, Gibson, Giles, Hartman, Hermann, Herson. Third row: Hine, Hoen, L. Holland, N. Holland, Humphreys, James, Long. Fourth row: Lovell, McCarty, McFarland, Miller, Myrick, O ' Neil, Pailthorp. Fifth row: Pfeiffer, Pifer, Price, Rayburn, Sleeman, Stowell, Ward, Yeager. 155 PHI SIGMA SIGMA BETA ALPHA CHAPTER Founded at Hunter College in igi Established at the University of Maryland in ig 6 JtvULING MEMBER OF PhI SiGMA SiGMA was Esther Feldman, who used her training in Old Enghsh to conduct the meetings. Bette Stone re- corded the minutes and hunted for more courses to fill out her " ology " major. Rose Marie Udell showed off her sunburn to Frances Dunberg, the calorie counter, while Frances discussed Home Ec problems, with Gloria Gottlieb, who moaned about " everything happens to me. " " Early to bed and early to rise " was the creed of house manager Sonia Weisberg. Ruth Weinstein could be found in any empty room practicing a speech, while red- headed Shirley Sherman chose her companion for the next week-end, and Alma Merican planned her next sojourn at Dental School. House president Mimi Kellman drew lots to see with whom she would spend the week-end, the Army, Navy, or Air Corps. Ruth Barsky could never keep track of time but kept her sense of humor in spite of being a Political Science major. " Mickey " Mednick jitterbugged her way through chemistry formulae while Audrey Levy, the living example of why gentlemen prefer blondes, cast yearning looks at the wedding ring on the finger of Shirley Rctf, who managed to look sweet sixteen in spite of it all. Elsie Floni held the dubious distinction of being the first girl to major in Comparative Lit. and the movies, while Rosadean Flaks sighed for Gene Autry and dreamed to his music. Bernice Margules knitted to a statistical formula as Alma Finklestein dug herself out of a pile oi Footlight Club notices so she could prepare for a heavy date at Johns Hop- kins. The girls with the X ' ogue creations were Muriel Horrowitz and Marilyn Klein. Mention of the moon and New York brought a faraway 156 Fi rst row: Atkin, Blankman, Bravman, Dunberg, B. Feldman, E. Feldman. Second row: Finklestein, Gottlieb, Horrowitz, Klein, Margulis, Mednick. Third row: Reff, Sherman, Spivak, Stone, Udell. look to Rhoda Haas, who continually puzzled everyone with her ability to make good grades by studying less than anyone in the house. Sylvia Bravman, the popular Sunday School teacher, went into a dream at the mere hint of Wilkes- Barre; Florence Spivak displayed her bridge talents to Babette Feldman, who studied at the oddest hours and usually fell asleep over the book. Lor- raine Blankman ' s sketches rivaled those of George Petty. Everyone on the hill envied the generation that would have Dorothy Jones for a teacher. And thus, the year closed, with everyone still amazed at the ability of white collar girl Shula- mith Atkin, who daydodged, pulled down A ' s and still remained active in the sorority. Members; Schulamith Atkin, Ruth Barsky, Lorraine Blankman, Sylvia Bravman, Frances Dunberg, Babette Feldman, Esther Feldman, Alma Finklestein, Rosedean Flaks, Elsie Flom, Gloria Gottlieb, Rhoda Haas, Muriel Horrowitz, Dorothy Jones, Mimi Kellman, Marilyn Klein, Audrey Levy, Bernice Margulis, Miriam Mednick, Alma Merican, Shirley RcfF, Shirley Sherman, Shirley Sklar, Florence Spivak, Bette Stone, Rose Udell, Sonia Weisberg, Ruth Weinstein. Pledges: Clementine Barship, Annette Bernstein, Ber- nice Biron, Frona Fo.x, Shirley Friedlandcr, Zelda Good- stein, Charlotte Hill, Shirley Kaplan, Phyllis Kolodner, Rosalynde Kolodner, Rita Lenetska, Aileen Levin, Ber- nice Liebernian, Vivian Lowy, Florence Meyerberg, Charlotte Packman, Caroline Plimack, Ruthe Powers, Arlene Raskin, Marcia Rosen, Anita Sesansky, Marion Shapiro, Florence Trinklc, Elayne Sircus, Evelyn Stohl, Evelyn Wasserman. Housemother: Mrs. Ernest Andrews. 157 ALPHA SIGMA Founded at the University of Maryland in ig2 5 Ihe white house tucked away under the trees behind the Gym-Armory was the home of the Alpha Sigmas. Across the wide green field, a bevy of gayly dressed girls approached the house. President Sue Gusack, her dark eyes sparkling, was explaining to the ten girls the aims of the Young America Wants to Help Committee, of which she was chairman. She had her hands full in hur- rying from defense meetings to merchandise inter- views in Washington. Mildred Radin leisurely strolled along with half of her mind on genetics and the other half in New York. Humming a few bars of " Jenny, " Shirley Berkowich stopped long enough to insert into the conversation a few words about her piano lessons at the Peabody Conserva- tory of Music and the merits of dear old Thur- mont. With the treasurer ' s book under her arm, our all-American girl, Shirley Berman, was par- ticularly defense-minded. She couldn ' t decide among the Army, the Navy, or the Air Corps. Cynthia Baylin, her blonde head bent down, read a bit of a letter to Shirley. Cynthia, although a true Terp, was making plans for another week- end sojourn which was a kind of groundwork for her future career as a social worker. Rhoda Eskwith, the vivacious, curly-haired, half-pinter, found her way to the girls ' hearts through her unique menus. Next in line was Gloria Waldman, modeling her new suit which she made in sophomore clothing. With a far- away look in her black eyes, Esther Handler lazily walked along, planning how many hours of dreaming she could get in before dinner. Next in line was her roommate, Ruth Surosky, garbed in a white uniform; she limped across the field, but paused for a moment to show us her blistered knees, souvenirs from the practice house. Irene Schcr, counting knit one, purl two, stumbled over 158 a stone. With a handsome black-haired private on her mind, Irene couldn ' t be bothered to join the endless chatter of the rest of the group. Focus- ing her attention on her dinner, Marjorie Herman scampered across the field, and last in line came Margery Dopkin, weighted down by her recently acquired Greek jewelry, late because of the long trek from the dorm. Dashing up on the front porch the line broke up with cheery " hellos " to their housemother, who ushered them into the dining room. Members; Cynthia Baylin, Shirley Berkowich, Shirley Bcrnian, Rhoda Eskwith, Sue Gusack, Esther Handler, Mildred Radin, Irene Scher, Ruth Surosky, Gloria Waldman. Pledges; Florence Ableman, Florence Bagedonow, Myra Cohen, Sonia Damsey, Betty Goodman, Audrey Hopp, Jean Kaplan, Ruth Levy, Evelyn Lutzky, Ruth Shut, Estelle Walowitz, Ruth Wolfson, Lorraine Zemil Housemother ; Mrs. Etta Zander. First row: Berkowich, Berman, Baylin, Eskwith, Gusack. Second row: Handler. Radin, Scher, Surosky, Waldman. 159 SORORITY OPEN SEASON Sparkling laughter and light conversations filled the at- mosphere at teas. Housemothers dispensed warm cordiality. The rushees stepped back into their second childhood. The way to a rus iee ' s heart was through sodas. Cigarette girl mingled with the rushees. 160 Presenting MISS MARYLAND of 1942 and her COURT Iraditionally, the Terrapin honors the University coed through its selection of Miss Maryland and her court. In this ivay ive can best personify the exquisite charm, the vivacious personality, the gracious bearing that have ever been characteristic of the Maryland woman. Therefore, it is with considerable pride that we present Miss Maryland and her court. 161 JVlosT closely associated with American beauty today is the name of John Robert Powers, former law student, actor, and, oddly enough, model. During the past twenty years Mr. Powers has been the head of one of the country s best known model agencies. Over a million girls, hopeful of appearing on magazine covers, have passed through the doors of his office. Out of this number only a small percentage have been selected to join his group of beauties, for he works on the principle that beauty is natural and not made. This is perhaps the reason for his success in his JOHN ROBERT POWERS It? PARK AVENUE NEW VOBK CITY Mr. Gerfdd E. Preotlce, Editor 19i2 TEBEAPIN Dnlvorslty of Varyland College Park, Maryland Danr ' 3r. Prsntlces I sincerely enjoyod Juflf:lnG your " Wlss Maryland " contest Tor the I ' iiT T TtflAprr, jnd I toko grant pleasure In announclnc that Brtty Dond Is " Miss Maryland, " «nd the members of her court are: Billh Dunford, Flelen Crane, " ary Yeager, Doris ThoDpeon, and Loulaa Teller. Vy choice la based on pwreonallty, apparent olertnesB and Intelligence, nnd feololno charm. I hoDe that oy selections neet Tlth your approval; nd, you reallre, I im eure, that It Is extror.ply difficult to bo a completely fair Judge without seeing and talking to thi yaung iBdies theoselveat or, irtthout seeing several candid shots oT snch one. nth all best wishes to you nnd tha othor Bombcre of the 19i2 TEFHAPITI staff, and to ouch of th " conteetante for the " Hlos Tlnrj-lsnd " ContoBt, Tordlally yours rM joici posorr roirras __9oX MiJ7rO(rt field; his customers range from toothpaste manu- facturers to exclusive Fifth Avenue dress shops. The most important requirement for a good model, says Mr. Powers, is the art of walking naturally. This and other qualities, such as poise, grace, good carriage, and the ability to strike the right pose the first time, are instilled in the pros- pective models, from whom come many of the beauties who grace the pages of the national magazines and make the name of Powers synony- mous with pulchritude the world over. 162 . , . (Eelti (Bond ai Jiiii Jiaryland of 1942 Cditn Jbunlord J4elen Crane . M-ar . . . JuoriJ ZJhontpJon , . J ouiie Ueller ROSSBOROUGH CLUB signed Bohhy Byrne, Al Donahue, V oody Herman, and Tommy Reynolds for its traditionally fine dances Crowd looked on while Tommy Reynolds played. 169 y iC Schauman, Farnham, Kavanuagh i ERHAPS THE MOST POPULAR Studcnt organization on campus, the Rossborough Club, has, for the past fifty years, brought the topnotch bands of the nation to its members. This year President Emmett Kavanaugh car- ried on the ckib ' s tradition of fine music by bring- ing maestro Bobby Byrne to the campus for the first dance of the season. Held during Homecom- ing week-end, the dance proved one of the most successful of the year. The Christmas season was ushered in by Al Donahue, playing for the Christmas Rossborough. His " Low Down Rhythm in a Top Hat " plus the novel decorations combined to create a cheery atmosphere, symbolic of the occasion. Next on the roster of big name bands was Woody Herman. Although this dance was held between semesters and was Herman ' s second con- secutive night at a university affair, he was en- thusiastically received by the students who at- tended the dance. Joe White handled the finances of the club, Arthur Farnham was secretary, and Clarence Schauman, junior representative. ' Bobby ' s Trombone Blues " By dimpled Dotty Claire. 170 Al Donahue sets the tempo for the Christmas Rossborough. Woody Herman ' s feminine Gabriel gives out. The band snoozes while Tommy Reynolds and drummer duet. 171 CALVERT DEBATE CLUB crossed verbal swords with eight lead ' ing colleges and universities and came through with an impressive record JLncluded in the itinerary of the Cal- vert Debate Club was a northern trip with de- bates at Penn State, Bryn Mawr, New York Uni- versity, New York City College, and Rutgers. On the annual southern trip the Maryland debaters met the University of Virginia, Washington and Lee, Duke, and participated in the Rock Hill Tournament at South Carolina. The team not only visited other local campuses but entertained many visiting teams at Maryland and held several radio debates. The intramural series on the topic, " women should not be allowed to drive automobiles, " proved to be amusing as well as interesting. The club ' s activities included picnics and various in- tra-squad debates. These debates on entertaining resolutions gave practice to the debaters. An awards banquet was held, at which time a best debater ' s award was presented to the tnember of the varsity squad who had been the outstanding debater. An intramural tournament award went to the team which won the intramural series, and debate keys were awarded the outstanding varsity debaters, selected by the coach and president of the club. This year the club was not only able to boast of both men ' s and women ' s teams, but a freshman squad as well. Officers were: President, Charlotte White; Manager, Barnett Broughton; Vice-President, James Kinsel; Secretary, Georgiana Benjamin. P ' :r ;7T ' ' s wir 4 " ? 4 ' -- ' = First row: Lane, Kinsel, White, Benjamin, Broughton, Johnson. Second row: Carhart, Stewart, Walton, Kahler, Vetter, Gilbert, Fogg. 172 1 HE Student Musical Activities Committee acts as a central agency to handle all musical affairs of the university. The committee is made up of the president and treasurer of the Men ' s Glee Club, Women ' s Chorus, the Student Orchestra, and the Clef and Key Society. Stuart Haywood was chairman of the group and Ted Stell handled the finances. LJ.NDER the direction of Hatlau Ran- dall, the student orchestra participated in a num- ber of concerts during the year and furnished the background music for a spring flower show. The musical accompaniment for " H.M.S. Pinafore " in April climaxed a successful year. Officers were: President, Stuart Haywood; Vice-President, Draper Sutcliffe; and Secretary, Annie-Ruth Topping. S.M.A.C. First row: Martin, Ran- dall, Chapin. Second row: Stringer, Fearnow, Topping, Stell, Haywood. STUDENT ORCHESTRA First roK-: Haywood, Benjamin, Walker, Audet, Howland, Walker, Zekiel, Ccok, Macpherson, Allen, Director Harlan Randall. Second row: Bird, Topping, Sutcliffe, Betts, Smith, Diehl, Rhoderick, Slusher, Laut, PoUinger, Hambright. 173 MEN ' S GLEE CLUB sang before large and varied audiences in its tours throughout Maryland OiNGiNG BEFORE MORE than cwcncy-five thousand persons during the past year, the Glee Club continued to be one of the University ' s most active organizations. The season began with several high school appearances, but the first real concert was given at the National Park Women ' s College in January . One of the few college glee clubs to be a mem- ber of the Associated Glee Clubs of America, the Marylanders participated in a rally and mass con- cert given by the Maryland district of that group. By his selection to the Common Repertoire Com- mittee of the association, Director Harlan Ran- dall received national recognition as one of the four outstanding musicians of the year. On the last day of February the club entertained the soldiers at Fort Meade. This was followed by the annual performance before the Maryland Casualty Company, an appearance at Annapolis, and two concerts with the George Washington University Glee Club. The student body was given an opportunity to hear the group when the Glee Club gave a campus concert in the early sprmg. The organization gave four evening concerts and appeared before several high school audiences when they went on a tour of the Eastern Shore of Maryland during the latter part of April. WOMEN ' S CHORUS provided both vocal and visual enter cain ment for a wide selection of gatherings T .HE INCREASED INTEREST in IllUSical activities on the Maryland campus was evidenced this year by the way in which the Women ' s Chorus was received at its first recital in the Ag- riculture Auditorium in January. This first con- cert of the year had previously been given before the Masons ' Club of Beltsville where it was equally well accepted. This concert was presented during the Christmas season and was composed very appropriately of a number of the more pop- ular Christmas Carols. The Chorus did its part toward National De- fense when it sang at the United Service Organi- zation Club in Laurel. March was the most ac- tive month of the year. During that month the group appeared before the Maryland Casualty Club in Baltimore and traveled to Annapolis where it performed before the local Red Cross chapter at the request of the Kiwanis. The season was closed with the annual joint concert in Wash- ington with the Glee Club of George Washing- ton University. Under the direction of Professor Fiarlan Ran- dall the Women ' s Chorus greatly expanded its repertoire this year and the membership roll ex- panded to a total of sixty-one members. President of the Chorus was Kay Martin, assisted by Vice- President Dorothy Aiello; Secretary Jane Chapin; and Treasurer Janet Scott. 174 Upper: MEN ' S GLEE CLUB First row: Maher, Benson, Fearnow, Cole, Randall, Stringer, Tate, Berman, Rosenstadt. Second row: Beneze, Lucas, D. Easter, Williams, St. Clair, Schumacher, Meredith, Blum, Cormack, W. Easter, Williams. Third row: Stuntz, Kohl, Zabel, Bonifant, Silver, Lemen, Stacy, Day, Rhoderick, Kidd, McCeney, Cronin, Pasquarelli. Fourth row: Noland, Decker, Breau, Bechtold, Spicer, Alcorn, A. Jehle, Law, Gritzan, Hoist, J. Jehle, Hall, Walker. Lower: WOMEN ' S CHORUS First row: Gruver, Bean, Zimmerman, Ray, Klebold, Scott, Martin, Aiello, Chapin, Hobbs, Twigg, Likely, Palmer. Second row: Bartholmay, Orr, Battey, Kirk, Buchanan, Kells, Criswell, Rawlings, Schafer, Mason, Duvall, Prinz, Simpson, Lingle, Meng. Third row: Ballard, Cross, Metger, Shumate, McCallister, L. Stevenson, G. Stevenson, Frederickson, Otto, Smith, Blackwell, Moncrieff, Jeffers, Pelczar, Bentz, Williams. Fourth row: Beattie, Royal, Hebden, DeTar, Norris, Smith, Newmaker, Douglas, Tompkins, Brown, SchmoU, Prentice, R. Schene, D. Schene, Startzman, Gibson, Lutz. 175 ' Love springs eternal " by the wishing well. CLEF AND KEY v LEF AND Key comprised a large group of talented individuals who desired an outlet for their musical abilities on the campus. The organization boasted two outstanding annual accomplishments. In addition to putting on the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta " H. M. S. Pinafore, " the Varsity Show was cast, directed, and produced by the members. Bob Ziegele de- serves the credit for originating and writing " In- terruption Please " , a musical comedy given in March. It was produced and directed by Ted Stell and Bob Ziegele. The music was written and arranged by Jack Smith and the first annual song contest was won by Clarabeth Holt, whose win- ning tune was a great hit. The club was directed by an ctiicient staft headed by Ted Stell as chief executive, with Bob Steen as his right-hand man, Jean Thomas re- corded all formal discussions and Jane Chapin held the purse strings. All activities were pre- served tor posterity by Joe Decker, historian. Professor Harlan Randall was the faculty adviser. 176 Exponent of make-up, Anne Harvey exercises her talents backstage. Dement Bonifant wins the election in " Interruption Please. " College " Prexy " judges beauties by braille sys tem . First row: Jeffers, Frederickson, V. Smith, Gruver, Eisele, Thomas, Chapin, Biebusch, Simpson, Hobbs, Betts, F. Smith, Blackwell. Second row: Bean, Brylawski, J. Williams, Kahler, Pelczar, Stell, L. Stevenson, Decker, Moncrieff, Schene, J. Smith, Kidd, Harvey, DeTar, Martin, Ray. Third row: G. Stevenson, Silver, Stacy, Bird, Glickman, Randall, Fearnow, Love, Stringer, Easter, Patterson, Betts, Cole. 177 STUDENT BAND supplemented Maryland spirit at athletic contests and gave a concert later in the year Ihe Student Band, composed of sixty-five members, was again under the direction of Sergeant Otto Siebeneichcn. During the football season the band provided music between halves and entertained the spectators by executing various formations on the field. Usually these drills were executed with skill and precision, but at the Florida Homecoming game one of the members got the signals mixed and the " Hello " formation came out minus the " O " . The band takes the field i i ' iidk ' Ring out wild bells. " with Sergeant Siebeneichen conducting. 178 First row: Goff, Siebeneichen. Second row: Smith, Donaldson, London, Myers, Shank. Third row: Mann, Seltzer, Fisher, Mowry, Brown, Pierce. Fourth row: Douglas, Leaman, Fisher, Davey, Laut, Viereck. Fifth row: Baker, Hoffman, Smouse, Robinson, Cook, Baker. — and the band played on. The Student Band accompanied the football team on many trips to other colleges and univer- sities. This year ' s schedule included a jaunt to Philadelphia, where television pictures were taken of the band formations, several trips to Baltimore, and one to Georgetown that failed to materialize. In the winter the hand provided musical enter- tainment at the basketball-bo.xing doubleheaders, featuring popular numbers along with the usual martial music. One of the more important events in the life of the student band was the annual spring concert held in May. In addition to these activities the band provided music for ceremonies held through- out the year in the Coliseum. Officers for the Student Band were Russell GofF, captain; Thomas Jones, drum major; James Shank first sergeant; Charles Seltzer, quartermaster; and Charles Beaumont, business manager. 179 RELIGIOUS LIFE COMMITTEE Ihe Religious Life and Social Service Committee encouraged religious harmony among the students this year by coordinating the mem- bers of the different denominations found on the campus. Campus vespers, long a tradition at Maryland, were revived under the sponsorship of the group. The committee also planned and car- ried out a religion emphasis week during the spring. Ihe Presbyterian Club, led by Presi- dent John Williams, held bi-monthly meetings, including worship services and faculty talks, fol- lowed by refreshments. With the help of Rev- erend Custis, the club ' s adviser, joint social func- tions were occasionally planned with Riverdale Presbyterian Church young people. Other club officers were: John Eberhard, vice- president; Barbara Wagner, secretary; and Joy Jones, treasurer. First row: White, Lee, Gewehr, Reid. Second row: Haring, Holm. PRESBYTERIAN CLUB First row: Prentice, Wagner, Smith, Golds- worthy, Kephart, White. Second row: Williams, G. Stevenson, Buckner, Krafft , L.Stevenson, For- rester. T jird row; Wil- liams, Lange, Eberhart, Vial, Starr, Singleton. 180 vJrganized with Stewart Baker as president; Warren Kubler, vice-president; Shirley Bennett, secretary; and Byrd Lucas, treasurer, the Baptist Student Union held daily noon-hour prayer groups in addition to weekly Bible discussions. Regular Sunday morning services were held, to which all students were invited. The group par- ticipated in several Bible Quiz radio programs during the year. Ihe Wesley Club, former Methodist Club, adopted this new name from the Wesley brothers, founders of Methodism. At the club ' s open bi-monthly meetings there was incorporated a religious as well as a recreational atmosphere. The officers. President Leighton Harrell, Vice- President Ernest Otto, Secretary Elizabeth Gruver, Treasurer Donald Davis, and the members parti- cipated in the religious emphasis week in the spring. BAPTIST STUDENT UNION First row: Naegele, Dudrow, Acher, Rees, Baker, MacLeod, Bar- ker, Bennett. Second row: Maring, Duncan, Allen, Crane. Thomson, Ballard, Kells, Dance. Marsh. Third row: Eberhart, McClung, Marvel, Lamm, Foster, Franklin, Seviour, Ziefle, Schafer, Kubler. First row: Wirsing, Gisriel. Sec- ond row: Gruver, Twigg, Robie, M. Otto, Hunter, Fell, Askins, Gilbert. Third row: Sampselle, Vincent, E. Otto, Harrell, Hicks, Oring. Fleek. Fourth row: Tay- lor, Davis, Mitchell, Patterson, Weston, Featherston, Bohman. Fifth row: Stanton, Bird. WESLEY CLUB 181 Ihe former Episcopal Club joined the National Association of Canterbury Clubs in 1941 . During the year, Reverend R. Nash of the Divinity School of the Pacific, and Rabbi Samuel Silver of College Park, were guest speakers. Led by John Miller, president; William Boyer, vice- president; Cynthia Wilmer, secretary; and Ann Speakc, treasurer, the club worked closely with St. Andrew ' s Chapel in College Park. LJ.NDER THE GUIDANCE of Mary Cath- erine Kahl, president; John Eyler, vice-president; Kate Wieland, secretary; and Russell Schumacher, treasurer, the Lutheran Club sent a representative to North Atlantic Regional Conference at Phila- delphia. Harry Neuman, Jr. , one of the members, was selected area conference chairman for this area. Dr. Oscar Blackwelder, President of the Washing- ton Federation of Churches, and Mary Hayworth of the Waslmigtoyi Post were featured speakers. CANTER- BURY CLUB First row: Steinberg, Speake, Miller. Bowers, Cotterman. Second row: Boulter, McCal- lister, Reith, Scheller, Reverend Acton, An- dreae, Stabler. Third row: Beuermann, Hoist, Bishton, Rice, K. Ford, Rudelius, H. Ford. First row: Neuman, Holm, Highby, Sleeman, Kahl, Wieland, Schumacher, Eyler. Second row: Freeze, Shaeffer, Google, Holly- day, Stephens, Romm, Kidwell. LUTHERAN CLUB 182 NEWMAN CLUB furnished a common ground of religious discussion for the Catholic students vJrganized to foster the spiritual, intellectual, and social interests of the Catholic students, the Newman Club plays an integral part in the religious life of the university. Under the auspices of the club the offering of Holy Mass was first inaugurated on the campus just a few years ago and student members ot the Catholic faith were brought closer together by the services of the club. During the meetings topics of current interest were discussed, the members listened to informa- tive lectures, and witnessed instructive moving pictures. For those who desired a more detailed discussion of either religious or educational prob- lems, special sessions were arranged. Aside from the intellectual part of the club ' s activities, the group held several informal dances at convenient intervals throughout the year. A float was entered in the annual Homecoming parade, and, in addition to the dances, the club held a number of social events during the second semester. At the last convention of the Federated New- man Clubs, President Patrick Quinn was awarded the National Memorial Trophy for the local group ' s outstanding work on the Maryland campus. Other officers for the year were Edward Wa- ring, vice-president; Anna Lee Mudd, secretary; and James Sneeringer, treasurer. First row: A. Aiello, D. Aiello, Urquhart, Waring, Anarino, Dixon, Bowling, Mudd, Stokes. Second row: Sneeringer, Dolan, Brophy, Quinn, Father Terrence, Murphy, McAnallen, Klopicki, Gompers, Whyte. Third row: Boyan, Weisenborn, Shumate, Manley, Moss, Bergeron, O ' Neil, Chase, James, Greenfield, Jackson, Carnin. Fourth row: Ryan, Chadeayne, Brown, Stell, Whyte, Carolan, Smith, Blick, Wilson, Amador, Crist, Hesen, Haszard, Marion. 183 First row: Askins, Holland, Aiello, Lovell, Dashiell, Gambrill, Jackson, Miskelly. Second row: Hermann, Hine, Bergeron, Teller, Mosberg, Gib- son, Green, Brawn. Third row: Giles, Price, Kephart, Marks, Garlitz, Res- pess. Long, Armstrong, Cross, Lee, SchmoU. Y.W.C.A, Ihroughout the year the Young Women ' s Christian Association sought to serve the university in many different ways. Notable among the events sponsored by the " Y " were the reception for the incoming fresh- men, and a spring card party, at which time a sil- ver cup was presented to the sorority with the highest average. Officers were Ruth Dashiell, president; Marian Beck, secretary; and Betsy My rick, treasurer. Ihe FIillel Foundation served as a nucleus tor the social and spiritual life of every student of Jewish faith on the campus. The mem- bers participated in intramural sports, dances, in- formal discussions, and various other activities. Frequently suppers were given with outstanding speakers as guests. Morris Roseman led the group, with Betty Stone as vice-president; Miriam Shiff, secretary; and Daniel Goldman, treasurer. HILLEL CLUB First row: Mintzer, Roston, Sil- verman, Cohen, Roseman, Powers, Falck, Goldenzweig. Second row : Cutler, Markowitz, Rait, Rolnick, Sandler, Reamer, Silver- stein. Third row: Wolf, Rabbi Silver, Brooks, Shalowitz. 184 Ihe International Relations Club gained momentum this year due to an increased interest in the international situation. Some of the outstanding speakers who addressed the group were Dr. Eugene C. Auchter, of the Department of Agriculture, and Mr. Paul Emile Victor, French explorer and naval attache. Harry Hutson was president; Eileen O ' Neil, vice-president; Joan Bell, secretary; and Betty Anderson, treasurer. Ihe Home Economics Club partici- pated in many activities this year, cooperating particularly with various branches of national defense work. As an experiment the Home Eco- nomics Club and the Student Grange cooperated in social activities. Led by Ruth Dashiell, presi- dent; Marian Beck, vice-president; Betty Rowley, secretary; and Martha Ann Cotterman, treasurer, the club showed steady growth. sal INTER- NATIONAL RELATIONS CLUB First row: Kitchen, Anderson, Hutson, O ' Neil, Steinmeyer. Second row: Blackwell, Mendum, Carnin, Davis, Duby, Price, Hess. Third row: Wilcox, Sherman, Scott, Kahl, Sears. Sleeman, Andreae, Scheller. Fourth row: Daisey, Eichnor. HOME ECONOMICS CLUB nan First row: Cotterman, Caples, Rowley, Dashiell, Beck, McFarland. Second row: Ford, Fell, Wilson, Vaiden, Walton, Fike, Reid, Bowers, Cochran, Engelbach, Hawley, Stabler, Mason, Cross, Sleeman. Third row: Coseboom, Smith, Rudelius, Cameron, Jarnigan, Manley, Crane, Likens, Burke, Kirk, Offutt, Curtin, Foster, Funk, Young. 185 DAYDODGERS CLUB brought commuting students into closer contact with campus life O, ' NE OF THE MOST ACTIVE campus Organ- izations this year was the Daydodgers Club. It was cstabhshed to secure recognition for all day- dodgers and now boasts the largest membership of any club on the campus. In September President Bud Uhland assumed office and led the members in upholding the prin- ciple that daydodgers must become more active in campus life. It was the object of the governing body to bring this about by increased activities of the club. Through the efforts of Howard Crom- well, social chairman, monthly dances, bowling and swimming parties, picnics, and a hayride were held. Teams were entered in all intramural sports and were very successful. In addition to a freshman daydodger mixer at the beginning of the first semester, a committee was appointed to help entering freshmen arrange for transportation for all commuters who had diffi- culty in going to and from College Park. The organization worked for lenient parking regulations, and through ceaseless efforts finally arranged to have a lunchroom for daydodgers in the Dining Hall. Hope of a student actix ' ities build- ing are still held by the members. Other officers who guided the club were Vice- President, Kay Barker; Treasurer, James Malcolm; Secretary, Mary Pailthorp. SWIMMING CLUB splashed merrily in the Ambassador pool, held life ' saving, diving classes Ihe Swimming Club afforded a winter substitute for those students of the University who enjoyed a suminer dip in a cool lake or the raging surf. Twice a month this group journeyed to the Ambassador Hotel pool for an hour or more of relaxation and relief from the drudgery of studies. A great deal of practical benefit was derived from Red Cross Life Saving classes under competent instructors, which were held at regular intervals throughout the year. Although there were no achievement requirements for membership in the club, several members were excellent swimmers and gave swimming and diving exhibitions at the meetings. Under the leadership of President Gilbert Perry the Swimming Club held its annual dance in the Gym-Armory in April and its gala Beach Party for the members at Beverly Beach, in May. Each member of the club contributed to the treasury at the start of the year and the proceeds from this were used to finance a dance and beach party. The reiTiainder of the fund Vt ' ent to obtain a special rate for the swimmers at the Ambassador Pool. Other officers for the year were Ben Coster, vice-president; Heidi Hermann, secretary; and Jackie Lovell, treasurer. 186 RaMMMHW First row: Aldridge, Mason, Hermann. Second row: Smith, Perry, Bonham, Lovell, L. Davis, Brown. Third row: F. Johnson, Manley, GUckman, Foster. Fourth row: Lachenbruch, W. Johnson, B. Davis, McCloskey. Townsend, Hand. The Daydodgers ' active interest in campus life was shown vividly by the threefold increase in membership over last year. 187 First row: Kidd, Willis, Hughes, Guild, Werner, Chapin, Pinschmidt, Stokes. Second row: Holt, Love, Seiter, Martin, Kells, Bourne. Third row: J. Stuntz, G. Stuntz, Steen, Stell, Jacobs, Hutson, Prentice. FOOTLIGHT CLUB jI long standing tradition on the campus, the Foothght Club added another suc- cessful year to its record. Four hits and no errors was the total score, and a campus full of satisfied playgoers attested to the popularity of the local productions. Credit went to President Jerry Pren- tice, who piloted the club through its first semester activities. Conflicting duties forced him to turn the presidency over to Aria Guild, who carried on through the second semester. The club opened the season with Percy and Denham ' s stage and screen hit, " Ladies in Retire- ment. " The almost all-girl cast did not daunt the veteran player Jack Cherry, who upheld the mas- culine reputation unaided. A few bouquets must be thrown in the direction of Marjorie Pinschmidt, who played the feminine lead. Such names as Jean Forbes, Louise Love, Helen Bruns, and new- comers Roberta Kells and Eleanor Seiter com- pleted the cast and explained why the first show of the year was a hit. The next production needed little advertising since the cast was a veteran one and was well- known to the university theater-goers. " No Time for Comedy, " Behrman ' s current hit, was the play, and Dr. Hale, the club ' s faculty adviser, directed Aria Guild and Jerry Prentice in the leading roles. Such familiar names as Walter Neal, Lorraine 188 Sister Dusty Bruns visited the " Ladies in Retirement. " Walter Neal tried to convince Aria Guild of her husband ' s infidelity in " No Time for Comedy. " Jean Forbes rendered " Tit Willow " in " Ladies in Retirement. " 189 Jackson, and Jack Cherry supported these stars. Making their Maryland debut, Charlotte Kidd and John Stuntz gave creditable performances. Again Mr. Dupler took over the reins and his directing inspired players Edith Simmons and Walter Neal, taking the lead parts, and Louise Love, Charlotte Kidd, Frank Mervine, and Jack Cherry to give an outstanding performance of Ibsen ' s " Hedda Gabler. " Mr. Dupler waited until spring to pull his next rabbit out of the hat. The auditorium was again crowded with an enthusiastic audience who saw the hilarious performance ot James Thurber and Elliot Nugent ' s " The Male Animal. " To preserve the " show must go on " tradition, there is a great deal of backstage work. If the eye could only pierce the stage curtain, Gunther Wer- ner, club vice-president, could be seen giving both the stage crew and his cigar a workout. He saw what had to be done and did it. However, the various stage crews deserved a hand for the work Jack Cherry demonstrated his romantic powers on Eleanor Seiter. Domestic troubles of Prentice and Guild were agitated by Cherry in " No Time for Comedy. " 190 Walter Neal extends a warm welcome to Roberta Kells under the disdainful regard of Edith Simmons. they did this year in making some of the best sets the club ever had. Much credit also went to the stagecraft class. " I need two bedroom lamps, a backgammon board, and two decanters of whiskey. " This con- glomerate request generally heralded the approach of a " prop " director. Erma Hughes, treasurer, and Jane Chapin could always be depended upon to have every " prop " in place when the curtain went up. Notice how smoothly the lights worked this year? All due to a brand-new switchboard con- structed and skillfully manipulated by George Stuntz. Mr. Dupler, technical director, also deserved credit for the smooth backstage organ- ization that had the sets for one show shifted and ready for the next act in eight minutes flat. Cooperation between backstage, actors, and directors made a successful year possible, and again the Footlight Club maintained its coveted position in the campus spotlight. Edith Simmons invites Frank Mervine to commit suicide. 191 A.S.M.E. -mi »% W i First row: Finlayson, Underwood, Wannall, Beaumont, Green, Halpine, Hoddinott, Kurz, Rives, Rawley, Barrett. Second row: Young, Kohloss, Konigsberg, Hoffman, Sheridan, Kessinger, Berg, Mandelberg, Gugel, Lund. Third row: Forsythe, Valentine, Aring, Inglis, Lozupone, Curtin, Kidwell, Eicker, Fisher, Senser, Rutherford, Rivello, Haleck, Bollinger, Spielman, Kott. Fourth row: Marsden, McKinstry, Webster, Altman, McGill, Mariner, Klug, Brown, Lewis, Schmidt, Kirkpatrick, Weaver, Mattix, Allen, Updegraff, Mitchell. XHE A.S.M.E., among other accom- plishments, doubled its niembership this year, and won the Man Miles cup at the annual regional convention of the society. Robert Mattingly was awarded a prize for his technical paper presented at the convention. Officers were: Professor W. P. Green, honorary chairman; Vahl Underwood, student chairman; Jerry Hege, vice-chairman; Charles Beaumont, secretary; and Fred Kohloss, treasurer. vJuTSTANDiNG EVENT of the year for the A.S.C.E. was a talk concerning the design of the Pennsylvania Turnpike given by Major H. H. Allen of the J. E. Greiner Company. The Mary- land organization was host to a regional confer- ence of the A.S.C.E. during the spring. Officers for the year were John Williams, president; Wil- liam Redd, vice-president; Richard Kent, secre- tary; and Anson Biggs, treasurer. A.S.C.E. First row: Groves, Redd, Shul- man, Robertson, Smith, Green, Williams, Biggs. Second row: Graham, Rinehart, Hopkins, Baldwin, Earp, Cronin, Leasure, Spicer, Becker. Third row: Kel- ler, Warren, Whittemore, Cord- yack, Tilley, Foss, Prof. Pyle, Kent, Russell. Raymond, Hall. 192 JljLeaded by chairman Thomas Wit- KOWSKi the A.I.E.E. started its year by playing host to the Middle Eastern Conference held at College Park last fall. Later in the year Dr. Phillips Thomas, Westinghouse Electric Company research engineer, gave a demonstration of elec- trical equipment before the group. Other officers for the year were Russell McFall, vice-chairman; and Andrew Deming, secretary- treasurer. JTunctioning this year under its new charter, the Maryland Chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers sought to foster the interest of students of Chemical Engineering and to promote their welfare as prospective mem- bers of the profession. The officers for the year were: President, Stuart Haywood; vice-president, Vincen J. Hughes; secretary, Leland A. DePuc; treasurer, Frank G. Carpenter, A.I.E.E. First row: Reynolds, Rodgers, Bransdorf, Hand, Hochgesang, Ug- low, Williams, Thomp- son. Second row: Cor- coran, Deming, McCus- ker, Witkowski, West- fall. Laning, Hodgins. Third row: Bates, Mc- Fall, Godwin, Brand, Wick, Stevens, Tierney, Owens, Webster, Staf- ford, Lopata. A.I.CH.E. First row: Wolf, Bilbrey, DePue, Haywood, Carpenter, Huggins, Peterson, Malcolm. Second row: Steiding, Atkinson, Newgarden, Davis, Harman, Cromwell, Dr. Huff. Third row: Dr. Machwart, Hathaway, Just, Falch, Sandler, Gassinger. 193 RIDING CLUB rode to " Boots and Saddles, " used quantities of liniment between meets Iallyho! The merry peal of hunters ' horns, the vigorous, breath-taking rides over hill and down valley, and the tingle of excitement as riders and hounds close in on the quarry; all of these thrills, dear to the heart of the equestrian, played an important part in the life of Riding Club members. Boasting of a large and ever-increasing mem- bership, the club rapidly became an important part of university life. In October, the club be- gan its activities with several popular fox hunts. The annual Gymkhana, held midst autumn love- liness, proved to be a great success. The laurels which the horse show won in the spring ot 1941 spurred the club on to even greater effort this year. Top- flight hunters and open jumpers from Maryland, Virginia, and the Dis- trict of Columbia participated in the gala event, and the handsome Lieter Aitcheson Memorial Trophy A ' as awarded to the winning rider of the show. The horse show received such approbation in the course of its short history as to promise a brilliant future. Bill Stevens was president; Paul Wimert, vice- president; Helen Bruns, secretary; and Betty Jullien, treasurer. Mr. " Rosy " Pollock and Dr. L. S. Dodson were faculty advisers to the club. T R AI L CLUB indulged in the beauties of nature on numerous long hi es inE Terrapin Tratl Club is organized for those adventuresome souls with a hankering for fresh air, exercise, and the wide open spaces. Every two weeks the club members took all-day hikes or week-end camping trips to various points of historic and scenic interest. On the appointed day, rain or shine, they met in front of the library and were taken by car to the scene of action. Everyone wore old clothes, and was prepared to " rough it. " Meals were cooked over an open fire and, alter appetites had been appeased, the members sat around the camp fire telling stories and singing. At night they crawled into their sleeping bags or slept in open shelters. This year, with their president, John Smoot and their vice-president, Sevier Baumer, the club members visited Great Falls, the Kensington Mica Mines, Turkey Run, and Old Rag Moun- tain on the Skyline Drive. There were other trips and several parties, which provided iun and en- tertainment throughout the year. 194 First row: Thompson, Beck, Royal, Bruns, Ma- gruder, Scales. Second row: Wimert, Stevens, King, Douglas, Rothman, Rudelius, Scoville. Third row: Mermelstein, Luebben, Rogers, Edwards. First row: Cassedy, Hadder, Eisele, Showacre, Wal- lace. Second row : Jehle, Bridge, Bradley, Kefauver, Lange, Smoot. 195 Urganized to acquaint its members with the functions of business, the Collegiate Chamber of Commerce carried on a successful program throughout the year. Guided by Presi- dent Neal Hathaway, Vice-President George Sprott, Secretary Bill Fulton, and Treasurer Ham- ner Hawkins, the members played an active part in student defense work, and aided in promoting closer relations between nearby businessmen and the students of the university. vJrganized by those students of the university who are interested in the Spanish language, the Spanish Club featured moving pictures of Spain and the Latin-American nations. The group also planned participation in the joint club dance held in the Gym-Armory. Conrad Arosemena headed the club, assisted by Sara Yates, vice-president; Doris Stokes, secretary; and James Malcolm, treasurer. COLLEGIATE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE First row: Reside, Becker, Green- field, Hathaway, Sprott, Hammond. Second row: Archer, Hawkins, Johnson, Luntz, Diehl. Third row: Earnhardt, Belts, Lambert, Fulton, Balch, Vincent. Fourth row: Hud- son, MacKenzie, Dr. Stevens, Sneer- inger, Evans. First row: Dr. Darby, Kloss, Rooks, Yates. Second row: Benavent, Rovira, Ramirez, Likens, Robie, Stokes, Arosemena. Third row: Amador, Baco, Segarra, Hutson. SPANISH CLUB 196 GERMAN CLUB J_ ED BY ITS STUDENT officcrs, Harry Hutson, president, and Helen Bodiford, secre- tary-treasurer, and Dr. Dieter Cunz, Der Deutscher Verein provided students of Ger- man with an outlet for their interests. Lectures on German Literature and Drama, and dis- cussions of the German Heritage of Culture highUghted the academic activities of the club. Picnics in the spring and fall completed their activities. JLo SPEAK French intelligently and fluently was the aim of the French Club mem- bers. Under the direction of Helen Stephens, president; Charlotte Stubbs, vice-president; Shirley Wilcox, secretary; and Sevier Baumer, treasurer, the club sponsored a Christmas party and a picnic. Dr. Falls and Mr. Liotard spoke on French culture at their monthly meetings. First row: Behrend, Bodiford, Hutson, Corwin, Brown, Werner. Second row: Dr. Cunz, Hyatt, Bishton, Hall, Kramer, Banta, Kuslovitz, Otto, Kennedy. FRENCH CLUB F rsf row.- Baumer, Stubbs. Sec- ond row: Lyons, Hettinger, Price, Rice, Stephens, Carnin, McKinley . Third row: Zepp, Getty, Otto, Mattingly, Ausland, Mendum. 197 First row: Galbreath, Shaeffer, Boyer, Hamil- ton, Ahalt. Second row: Bradley, Davies, St. Clair, Seltzer, DeVault, Poffenberger, Abshier. FARM ECONOMICS CLUB Xjngaging interesting speakers and sponsoring a student-faculty football game at its picnic, the Farm Economics Club strove to es- tablish a closer relationship between students and faculty. Functioning as a part of the Agriculture Council, the members also supported the Barn Dance and Moonlight Cruise. Officers were : Pres- ident, William Boyer; vice-president, Joseph Jones; secretary, Edgar Schaetfer; treasurer, Francis Gray. JLJuring the year the Block and Bridle Club held many contests designed to help the con- testants in their agricultural training. The Fit- ting and Showing and Cattle Judging contests highlighted the year. The winners were honored at the annual Block and Bridle banquet. David Northam, president; Roland King, vice-president; Sam Reid, secretary; and John Cooley, treasurer, were the club officers. BLOCK AND BRIDLE CLUB First row: Leffel, King, Keller, Northam, Ed- wards, Mayne, Dr. Cot- terman. Second row: Benson, Myers, Schlos- nagle, Schaeffer, Milli- gan, Gore, Boyer, Gal- breath. Third row: Smith, Reynolds, Prigel, St. Clair, Stambaugh, Timmerman. Fourth row: Hall, Duke, Brad- ley, Cobey, Rogers, Shaw, Outhouse, Lein- bach, Ridout. 198 Ihe Future Farmers of America met intermittently to iron out problems encountered in their work. They sponsored a banquet for the high school chapters of the group and cooperated with the Agriculture Council in holding various social events, including the Ag Barn Dance. Ofliccrs were Gist Welling, president; Verlin Smith, vice-president; Robert McKay, secretary; David Northam, treasurer. Ihe Student Grange, subordinate of the County, State and National Grange, was or- ganized for Home Economics and Agriculture students who are interested in rural social activity. At the monthly meetings there were movies, guest speakers, and refreshments served. Several picnics and a dance topped the social season. Thomas Galbreath was master, David Northam, vice-president, Carol Remsberg, secretary, and William Groome, treasurer. FUTURE FARMERS First row: Myers, Smith, Smith, Osborn, Welling, Whipp, Keller. Second row: Hunt, Grafton, Cairnes, Mueller, Stam- baugh, Shaw, Smith. First row: Bowers, Davis, Cotter- man, Seltzer, Pailthorp, Galbreath, Manley, Lower. Second row: Ahalt, Hamilton, St. Clair, Schlos- nagle, Ridout, Keller, Cotterman, Third row: Groome, Hall, Gore, Northam, Stambaugh, Boyer, Prigel. Fourth row: Baker, Tim- merman, Smith, Bradley, Benson, King. STUDENT GRANGE 199 Residents of Margaret Brent Hall. WOMEN ' S DORMITORIES Anne Arundel Hall en masse. 200 HE ROTC was called upon to play a larger part in university life than ever before. The cadets were called upon to ma e sacriUces in their personal freedom and to learn the true meaning of authority. They learned to suhordi ' nate personal desires for the good of the university and the nation, and they learned that there are times when a man must surrender his personal freedom in order to save it. XT IS PARTICULARLY FITTING that WC should close our record of college life with sports and military science, since both are devoted to training able personnel to take their place in the lines of our nation ' s defenses. The ROTC will be called upon to take a larger part in university life than ever before. They will be called upon to make many sacrifices in their personal freedom. They will be required to maintain a discipline in some ways comparable to that which they will be placed under in the armed services. They will, they must, learn the meaning of the chain of re- sponsibility, of command, necessary to any prop- erly functioning army or business enterprise. They will learn that they must subordinate personal de- sires for the good of the university and later of the nation. Personal freedom is one of man ' s most cherished possessions, but there are times when he must surrender it temporarily in order to save it. There is much to be done, and the time has al- ready grown short. Before the war is over, and we can rebuild from the wreckage of the world, the nation will need hundreds upon hundreds of thousands of men, trained men, to carry the battle forward in the front lines, and to keep factories roaring and communication lines open in the rear. In order to save their nation, and, it may be, to save their own lives, the students must be trained to know what to do, and to do it quickly and well, whether in battle or in keeping production rolling. It is a military axiom that only those men who have been thoroughly, effectively trained, ever survive in battle. That we may continue to live and to progress as individuals and as a nation, we must learn much and suffer greatly. We can make great strides toward progress if we can learn those lessons we need to know at the university, rather than by bitter experience, when the experience may be disastrous rather than instructive. Sports, too, play their part in the life of the uni- They learned to cooperate through sports, to play the game through to the end. The University trained men to carry on the battle and to keep the factories roaring. versity. It is through sports that the American boy first learns to take care of himself, to cooperate with his teammates, to play the game fairly, and to keep giving the best he has, win, lose, or draw. He learns to take pride in his performance and to seek to improve it. Every student cannot be a great athlete, or even a varsity athlete, but intra- mural sports for men and women teach the same lessons, afford the same enjoyment, and furnish the same pride of achievement, that the varsity athletes, who carry the university ' s banner throughout the nation, enjoy. Whether they win or lose, they at least have the satisfaction of know- ing that they are adding to the physical fitness of the nation, at a time when physical fitness is needed to maintain the pace that we have set for ourselves. Those who play the game fairly on the athletic fields, those who represent their organiza- tions with honor are well prepared to play the game of life, or to play an even more desperate game, for as they once carried the banner of an organization into battle, so they may now be called on to carry the banner of the United States into battle for the preservation of the nation. We have presented here every phase of uni- versity hfe. We have sought to show you what it is that makes this university great, what it is that draws her students to her with an inseparable bond. It is more than the experiences they have gone through here, more than the memory of friendship and love, more than the pride of achieve- ment and the joy of working for a purpose. They are drawn to the University of Maryland by blood relationship. Wherever they are, whatever they do, they bear the stamp of the university upon them. Even as they are judged by their actions, so is the university judged. Those who have gone and will go from her gates have each left a part of their will to contribute something to the future of the world. It is thus that the university casts its influence on the life of the United States, and makes its contribution to progress. The fact that we have come this far on the road to greatness is indicative of the spirit and faith of the students. So, as another class leaves, we wish them well in their march toward progress. The road is hard, but they have been well trained. However, we caution them to remember one thing: " If one would be great, he must serve. " Let them carry Many students were called upon to carry the banner of the United States as they had once carried the banner of the University. Wherever they were called upon to serve, they served faithfully and well, carrying the job through to the end against any odds. themselves here, a contribution to the growth and progress of the school and of the nation. They have in turn taken with them all that we have in our power to give in preparing them for the roles they must play in life. The rest is up to them, to their courage and ingenuity, their stamina, and the influence of the university wherever they may be called upon to serve, that she may be known and honored through their work. FOOTBALL ivLTHOUGH BADLY BATTERED by gradua- tion, an ambitious group of sophomores arrived on the practice field in September to fill last year ' s vacancies and to prepare for one of the most im- posing schedules in Maryland ' s gridiron history. Troubles seemed to plague the team from the be- ginning and, in spite of fine playing by individual members, only three games were won. However, as the season drew to a close, it became more and more apparent that the Uni- versity had one of the gamest teams in years — a team which, nevertheless, continued to fight even in the final minutes of the worst rout. They closed the season with an outstanding performance against Washington and Lee in the Baltimore Stadium. First row: Mier, Nardo, Helboch, Cho- vanes, Dittmar, Hoopengardner, Gunther, Chacos, Cordyack, Miller. Second row: Conrad, Jarmoska, Taylor, Hunt, Morton, Heyer, Ulman, Rigby, Dunn, James. Third row: Duvall, Couch, Wharton, Hesson, Maxson, Birnbaum, Clayland, Armacost, Brenner, Barnes, Daniels, Wright, Alexander, Mont, MacKenzie. Fourth row: Grelecki, Burlin, Gilmore, Vincent. Managers Norman Rosenfield and Carl Harris. 205 THE ATHLETIC BOARD Administrators of athletic policy Supplee, Kemp, Broughton, Cory THE COACHING STAFF Strategists of athletic maneuvers Al Woods, Head Coach Faber, Al Heagy CHEER- LEADERS Harbingers of Enthusiasm Kerwin, Meiser, Galbreath, Schene, Searls, England 206 Wright runs through the Hampden-Sydney line for a ten-yard gain. MARYLAND, 19 HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, l YOUNG, UNTRIED BACKFiELD behind a light (190-pound average), though veteran, hne entertained its southern Virginia rival with the opening game in Byrd Stadium. Before the loud- John Cordyack John Morton est and most enthusiastic section of cheering " rats " in recent years, the Old Liners drove be- yond the Hampden-Sydney 5-yard line three times, but lacked touchdown plays to go over. The Terps finally took to the air in the last minute of the first half to shake off goal-line preju- dices; Bob James took a bullet-like pass from Mearle Duvall in the end zone for the score. Relishing the taste of a touchdown in their minds, the Terps gained one more in each of the last two periods with sophomores " Reds " Wright, Tommy Mont, Jack Micr, and Bob James leading the at- tack. Wright missed two and Mont missed one in conversion attempts. Instrumental in keeping the visitors back on their own side of the 50-yard line was Bernie Ulman, senior back, whose punting for the after- noon was superb. With one 70-yard punt plus other long ones, he bore hopes of keeping succeed- ing foes back. 207 MARYLAND, 6 WESTERN MARYLAND, 6 Ihe Terps started off brilliantly on a 56-yard jaunt, from the kick-off, that ended with a first down on the Terror ' s 6-yard line. Here the drive stalled and Western Maryland took the ball on downs. Maryland got under way when a Rigby to Du- vall pass on the 2-yard line looked like a sure goal. But the Terps were held again and the score at the half was 0-0. Western Maryland finally got the jump on the Terps. Starting with a first down from a pass on Maryland ' s two, they made their touchdown on the fourth try and failed the extra point; score: 6-0 Terrors. Late in the fourth quarter Maryland marched 64 yards to tie the score; 6-6. The team did not feel quite so bad about the score because it rolled up 317 yards to Western Maryland ' s 97. Wright tries a line buck against Western Maryland. Wright cuts in off left tackle in the Western Maryland game. Mearle Duvall Frank Heyer 208 MARYLAND, DUKE, 50 Barnes e s nice blocking in running back a Duke punt. James Wharton James Dunn Rigby runs the ball from his own end zone against Duke. Otarting with an on-sides kick thac caught the Tcrps flatfooted, Duke recovered the ball on the Maryland 37-yard line. No Maryland man had attempted to handle the ball on the kick- off, and two plays later Duke was over for a touchdown. This quick score was a blow from which Maryland could not recover until the next quarter. In the meantime, the Blue Devils rolled up 35 points. In the second and third periods, Maryland pro- duced a moral victory by allowing Duke to score only six points during thirty minutes, and in the final stanza the Terps turned to their aerial attack to penetrate to the Devils ' 10 on three consecutive first downs. At this point the great Duke team, later to be Rose Bowl contestants, smothered any further scoring attempts. After a hopeful third period. Duke ' s great Steve Lach and Winston Siegfried again alternated in turning the ends and crashing the line for 19 more points. Lach later became an All-American, while many other Duke players were mentioned on various All-America teams. Mier, Rigby, and Brenner were responsible for keeping Maryland in the game with their passes to Alexander and Gilmore. 209 HOMECOMING MARYLAND, 13 FLORIDA, 12 U. of Md. ' ' getting the gate " from the Class of 1910. When numerous mud spattered youths straggled across the Boulevard, evidently from another Dunkirk, Homecoming Day was under- way. The sophoiTiores had beaten the frosh in their annual tug-of-war. Alumni registration had previously officially opened the program. After the dedication of a new gateway by the Class of 1910 the crowd swarmed into the stadium for the annual Homecoming game with the Uni- versity of Florida. Color was added to the oc- casion by the Float Parade between halves of the Elmire Pearson reigned over Homecoming. House decorations were ingenious. The headline is eloquent. 210 Wright cracks the Florida line for a short gain. Larry MacKenzie Ralph Burlin game. In the evening, and on inco the wee hours, the crowd danced at a Victory Ball in the Gym- Armory. Sandy-haired Mearle Duvall put his basket- ball training into good use before the homecom- ing crowd of 7,500 fans when he made a one- handed catch of " Reds " Wright ' s bullet-like pass late in the last period and sprinted 45 yards for the final touchdown. Maryland scored first in the second period, the opening of which found Maryland on the ' Gators ' 42. From there, with Duvall passing to Barnes, Maryland went to Florida ' s S. Then Wright took over with a line-plunge attempt and a final pass to Cordyack, v ho fell over from the i-yard line for a touchdown. Maryland was set back on its goal-line time and again with brilliant plays by Tommy Harrison in bringing back short Terp punts. The Maryland line held on first the 2 and then the i-yard lines, until Harrison brought back Ulman ' s punt to the Old Liners ' 35. This set up was the beginning for both Florida touchdowns. 211 ' Smoke " Brenner gets off a long one late in the Penn game. Max Hunt MARYLAND, 6 PENN, 55 In the first period Penn powerhoused Maryland for twenty points. In the second period, after Penn had acquired its fourth touchdown, Maryland opened up with a seemingly impossible march. Starting on their own 21 , the Terps drove to a touchdown. Mier passed to Duvall on the 47, then Barnes gave the best exhibition of pass receiving of the afternoon by reaching up between Stiff and Gifford to take one of Duvall ' s passes on Penn ' s 19. Cordyack and Mier slipped through some beautiful holes in the Quaker line to the 8, from which Duvall tossed one to Cordyack for the only Maryland score. Alexander ' s conversion attempt was blocked. The second half gave indications of turning into a reputable contest, but Penn ' s plentiful reserves tired the outclassed Terps enough to allow 21 more points in the final period. MARYLAND, RUTGERS, 20 Ihe elements, plus the Rutgers men, were against the Terps. Driving rain halted the Terp aerial attack and the blockers could not keep their feet well enough to push the heavier Rutgers team out of the way for the ball carriers. The first 1 1 minutes of the game settled down to a punting duel between Ulman of Maryland and Schmitt of Rutgers. Finally a rushing penalty against Maryland on Rutgers ' 32 gave the Rari- tan crew a first down. Capestro and Utz then car- ried the ball for a touchdown in six plays. The second touchdown came in tour minutes of the second period on a blocked punt. A fighting Maryland team marched 65 yards after the kickoff for the third period, the main gaining being done on a 42-yard end run by Rigby. This threat was stopped on Rutgers ' 5. Searls, Kerwin play " Turtle " Rig by goes for forty yards. 212 MARYLAND. GEORGETOWN, 27 MARYLAND, V.M.L, 27 IVIaryland traveled to Griffith Sta- dium to meet Georgetown, their traditional rival in sports. Although the Georgetown boys were not the Hoyas of last year, when they furnished Orange Bowl competition for Mississippi State, they still had the weight in their line, resulting in a decided advantage. Maryland had just as flashy and competent a back field as the Hoyas, but the backfield could not travel when a light line had to push around a beef trust. Our line may have been lighter but as far as quality was concerned, it was far superior. In the second period, Maryland held for four downs on its 1-yard line, and again in the same period, the Hoyas tried twice before a fake pass drew the Terps out so that Bulvin could score. Conrad, Alexander, James, and Burlin we re the stalwarts of the line. i_ URlNG THE ENTIRE FIRST QUARTER, thc Keydets were set back on their heels by the boom- ing 65-yard punts of Duke Alexander, classy high- jumping end. Maryland was finally set back to its own 10 where a clipping penalty forced the team back on its i-yard line. The kick was short to thc 35-yard line, setting up the first V.M.I, touch- down. After this the great V.M.I, combination of Pritchard and Muha began to click and Maryland didn ' t get into enemy territory until after the Keydets had scored two touchdowns. The half- time V.M.I, kickofl was taken by Maryland to the V.M.I. 35 where the drive stalled. From there, V.M.I, took over and the Old Liners showed fight by executing two magnificent goal line stands in thc fourth period, first on the 1-foot line and later on the 10-yard line. Al Blozis bears down on Rigby, while (below) Mier sidesteps a few more of the Georgetown Hoyas. Mont eludes a pair of V.M.I, tacklers. 213 MARYLAND, 6 W. L., iwo Baltimore boys, with five other seniors in the Hneup, bowed out of Maryland foot- ball with a clear-cut triumph over the Washington and Lee Generals. Du ' all and Ulman were the two Baltimore sparkplugs in a game that showed overpowering attack, comparable to no other game during the season: 211 yards for Maryland against 45 for the Generals. The game started so slowly that by halftime most of the 4,000 spectators were a bit bored by the two apparently evenly matched teams strug- gling between their own 35-yard lines. The Maryland boys must have eaten plenty of raw meat between periods, because a short punt by the Generals, landing on the Maryland 39, was immediately taken over for a touchdown. Senior Duvall and sophomore Mont collaborated, with Mont finally slicing off tackle from the 6 for the only Maryland score. Bernie Ulman Morton and Heyer, senior Iniemen, played bril- liant defensive ball, twice spilling Baugher, the Generals ' passer, for 10-yard losses. Duvall blocks for Rigby against Washington and Lee. 214 BASKETBALL An all Sophomore team, capable reserves, and a flashy scorer combined to form a surprisingly welhplayed bas etball season With only one senior, who was in- jured before the start of the season, and an inex- perienced group of juniors, Coach Shipley decided to pin his basketball hopes on a fast-stepping sophomore five. This was probably the first all- sophomore team ever to start the season for Mary- land, and it performed progressively better despite a difficult schedule. Mearle Duvall, the senior, was finally able to ioin the team half way through the season, but Coach Shipley Manager Joe White First row: Mont, Travis, James, Duvall, Schuerholz. Second row: Baitz, Fetters, Knepley, Gordy, Anderson, White, Shipley. Third row: Mann, Horn, Brenner, Kinsman. 215 Maryland outreaches G.W. Maryland breaks up a V.M.I, basket attempt. Duvall tangles with G.W. ' s Zunic. THE SEASON ' S SCHEDULE U. ofMd. Opp. Dec. 13 — University of Richmond, Richmond 41 23 Dec. 15 — William and Mary, Williamsburg .34 39 Dec. 19 — West Virginia, Cumberland 36 63 Dec. 30— Seton Hall, South Orange 15 59 Dec. 31— City College of N. Y., N.Y. City ... 40 57 Jan. 2 — St. John ' s, Brooklyn 48 64 Jan. 8 — Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville . 35 34 Jan. 9— Duke, Durham 33 37 Jan. 16 — Washington College, College Park . 28 25 Jan. 21 — Georgetown, Washington, D.C 51 42 Jan. 24 — George Washington, College Park 29 47 Jan. 31 — Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville. . 36 26 Feb. 2— V.M.I. , Lexington 41 46 Feb. 3 — Washington and Lee, Lexington . . 44 52 Feb. 7 — Washington and Lee, College Park 28 30 Feb. 11 — Navy, AnnapoHs 47 61 Feb. 13— WilHam and Mary, College Park. 42 32 Feb. 14— West Virginia, College Park 27 41 Feb. 18— Army, West Point 32 44 Feb. 20— North Carolina, College Park 30 34 Feb. 23— Duke, College Park 46 64 Feb. 27— V.M.L, College Park 39 36 the addition or subtraction of one man was evi- dently not what the team needed. Experience was needed and could only he acquired by time and continual practice. However, the team did better last year ' s record and what was more im- portant, beat Georgetown. The season started with a gratifying win over Richmond by the score of 41-23. Even the loss to William and Mary was close enough to show a strengthening of Mr. Shipley ' s pet zone defense. With such reassurances, the Terps went on to be beaten by the deadly mountaineers of West Vir- ginia University, and before self-confidence could 216 Fetters scores one against Duke. A Terp sinks a basket in spite of stiff Virginia defense. be regained with a " breacher, " the Old Liners were sent to New York to meet three of the strongest teams in that area. Seton Hall routed the Terps worse than had West Virginia, hut the team im- proved enough in the remaining games ot the tour to get 49 points against powerful St. John ' s of Brooklyn. Maryland now began to realize that it had one of the hottest individual scorers in its history in lanky Ernie Travis, who had ac- counted for 94 points up to this time, an average of 15 per game. Tommy Mont was the only other Terp even hinting at future scoring power. In their first home game the Old Liners showed ability in a decisive win over Washington College, and rose to great heights to defeat Georgetown, their traditional rivals irom the District of Co- lumbia. However, George Washington effec- tively silenced any talk of a mythical District championship, and with two defeats in a single week by the Washington and Lee team, Mary- land ' s ball-hawks, for the second consecutive time in 26 years, failed to qualify for the play-offs of the Southern Conference Championship Tournament. When the William and Mary game arrived, the Terps were conceded but slight chance to defeat these contenders for the conference championship, but Maryland was no respecter of standings that night, and gained a ten-point lead which was never overcome. The next night the Terps were smothered bv the smoothest brand of basketball 217 ever seen at the Coliseum, for West Virginia stopped at College Park on its way to the National Championship at Madison Square Garden. But the season ended on a hopeful note when the team functioned as a composite unit in defeating the high-ranked Keydets from the Virginia Military Institute. Ernie Travis lived up to predictions hy scoring an approximate average of fifteen points per game for a season ' s total of 377, the largest ever amassed by a Terp player. Tommy Mont de- veloped into one of the best all-around players on the team, scoring a very respectable iSi points. These two players accounted for 6S percent of Maryland ' s entire total, and showed the unbal- anced condition of the team better than anything else. James, Schuerholz, and Duvall were excel- lent floor players, but could not make enough shots to balance the scoring. The second team saw an unusual amount of action, for " Ship " was continually trying out new player combinations. Boys like Fetters, Horn, Gordy, Steiner, and Baitz contributed much to the season. Tommy Mont Bob James Ernie Travis Mearle Duvall Mont dives for the ball. Don Schuerholz 218 First row: Alperstein, Jones, Lincoln, Cicala. Second row: Smelser, Rodman, Gunther, Gil- more, Bobenko, Quinn, Coach Bobby Goldstein. EASTERN CHAMPIONS With the return of five experienced mittmen and a select group of hard hitting recruits, Maryland ' s new boxing mentor, Bobby Goldstein, saw promise of a squad that was to surpass all past Terp teams. Little Jud Lincoln, a fast step- ping leather slinger of past seasons, encouraged by wins and added weight, moved into the 127- pound bracket to make room for flyweight Joe Cicala at 120 pounds. Tom Jones, Maryland ' s sensational 135-pound " Kid Galahad, " proved to be the find of the year as he outboxed and out- smarted opponent after opponent. " Hotsy " Alperstein, our perennial producer of pugilistic points in the 145-pound class, remained the Old Line headliner as he consistently came through with victories. Pat Quinn, the long armed 155- pound Irishmen, showed winning form, while our " hard luck boy, " 165-pound Johnny Gilmore, displayed wares creditable to an up and coming champion. In the heavier weight classes Herb Gunther and Len Rodman, Maryland ' s blitzkreig boxers, punched for points that consistently spelled " win. " This team proved its caliber with a triumphant conclusion, when on March 7, it travelled to Rodman swings haymaker at Parlow of Virginia. 219 Coach Bobby Goldstein Manager Smelser prepares " Hotsy " for the next round. Memorial Gymnasium at the University of Vir- ginia to be a guest participant in the Eastern Intercollegiate Boxing Tournament. This guest team eased Cicala, Lincoln, Alperstein, Gilmore, and Gunther into the finals. Although losers in each of their final bouts, these boxers produced the points that made their team Eastern Inter- collegiate Champions. This fitting climax to a wonderful season saw the University of Maryland standing victorious over Syracuse, Penn State, Virginia, Western Maryland, Army, and the Coast Guard Academy. In the season ' s initial bout, the South Carolina " Gamecocks " gained a tie with the Terp gladia- tors after a spirited session of slugging. The fea- ture attraction of the evening occurred when Tom Jones sent Sam King of Carolina to the canvas in the third round, marking the campaign ' s first knockout. Gunther displayed the ability that had made him Conference light-heavyweight cham- pion when he " kayoed " his opponent in the second round. However, Tom Stevenson, the South ' s last hope, received a close decision nod over heavy- weight Rodman to leave the evening ' s debut at a stalemate. The Maryland mittmen met their first Waterloo at the hands of a tough Coast Guard Academy team. Starting out in high gear, the Terps won three of the first four contests, but bogged dt:)wn against superiority in the heavier weights and lost the match by a five to three score. The Old Liner pugilists settled accounts with the Green Terrors when they pounded out a lop- sided six to two decision over their ancient rival, Western Maryland. The upstatcrs ' hopes of win- ning were blasted when Pat Q uinn stopped his opponent in the first round. Johnny Gilmore started and ended the most sensational fight of the evening when he earned the referee ' s nod over Carlos Ortenzi. The curtain was very appro- 220 priately drawn to the evening ' s entertainment and to the Terror captain, Harry Baker, when Lcn Rodman brought spectators to their feet when he sent his opponent to the canvas. Gunther scores T.K.O. over Bauer of South Carolina. The University of Virginia won a 4 to 3 triumph in the eighth renewal of Terp-CavaUer fisticuffs when big Milt Parlow won the referee ' s nod over Rodman. Virginia ' s Willie Barnett, unbeaten through high school, frosh, and varsity boxing matches, lost his winning streak in the evening ' s best bout when Tom Jones traded grudge punches to earn a favored decision. " We ' ll take our time, watch for an opening, and let ' em have it, " said Coach Goldstein. This bit of advice was followed to a " T " that night in Brookland Gym when Bobby ' s boys " swung from the heels " to beat a highly favored Catholic Uni- versity unit. This was Maryland ' s first win over the Cardinals since 1935. Undefeated " Hotsy " Alperstein, 145 ' pound star, assured the team of nothing worse than a tie when he made his early lead stand up for a victory over Captain Hughes of C.U. Two, half-point, " no-decision " affairs m which Quinn and Gilmore received cut eyes set up the fifth point that denoted success. Dependable Joe Cicala started things off with a bang against V.P.I, by winning over Bob Co- Zones getting a T.K.O. over Schubert of Western Maryland. Lincoln lands a left to the chin of Mclver of Virginia. 221 Manager Harold Smelser The finalists. Tom Jones lands left hook on Willie Barnett in the Eastern Intercollegiates. penhaver after three fast, wild swinging rounds. There was no doubt as to the winner after the Tech man was dropped for a count of nine in the second round. Nor did the referee have a difficult decision to make in the 127 -pound bout, for Jud Lincoln pummeled his opponent at will for the duration of the bout. Two draws, and a win over Alex Bobenko, rookie boxer who was replacing Quinn, gave the previously unbeaten Gobbler team the only points of the evening. In the heavy- weight classic an amazed crowd saw dazed " two ton " Maskas of V.P.I, climb out of the ring after a sparring session of a minute and a half. Fresh from their six to two triumph over the strong Virginia Tech team, the Tcrpmen invaded the sunny South to set North Carolina on their " Tarheels. " Gunther and Rodman again came through with clear-cut decisions in the final two bouts to enable the Old Liners to grasp a fwc to three victory. Hard hitting " Hotsy " gave oppo- nent Earl Bruton a short lesson with his looping left, and the spectators saw the cleanest knock-out of the entire season when glove met chin after a few seconds of the round one. U. ofMd. Opp. Jan. 10 — South Carolina 4 4 Jan. 17 — Coast Guard at New London 3 5 Jan. 24 — Western Maryland 6 2 Jan. 31 — Virginia 3 ' 4l4 Feb. 7— Catholic U. at Washington, D.C. . 5 3 Feb. 14— V.P.I 6 2 Feb. 21— North Carolina at Chapel Hill .... 5 3 March 6 and 7 — National Eastern Intercollegiate Tournament. Maryland won with 15 points. 222 LACROSSE Coaches Faber and Heagy With the hope of regaining the Na- tional Intercollegiate Lacrosse Championship that had slipped into the hands of a powerful Hopkins team the previous year, the Old Liners started a lacrosse season intended to surpass all seasons. This 1942 version of the old Indian pastime was a supreme climax to Maryland ' s thirty-two years in collegiate " skull-cracking. " Although the Terps current lacrosse set-up was hard hit by graduation and the loss of such stars as Mueller, Slesinger, Sexton, and Graham, an all-out pro- gram developed a squad of stickmen who were potential ail-Americans. This Faber-Heagy team built around Vanden- Berg, Grelecki, Stockbridge, Tarbert, Ulman, Dittmar, Fetters, Burlin, McGregor, and Forbes was generally conceded by lacrosse critics and experts to be one of the best stick combinations Mi " - ' : J - First tow: Bryan, Mariner, Dittmar, Pavesich, Tarbert, Taylor, Rowny, Forbes. Second row: Hill, VandenBerg, Fetters, Grelecki, Broughton, Coster, Stockbridge, Todd. Third row: Vial, Hoyert, Mont, Mc- Gregor, Burlin, Armacost, Hazle- hurst, Eierman, Keller. 223 41 •-. Milt VandenBerg scores against Baltimore Athletic Club ever produced in college competition. ' ' Our Team is Red Hot " formed an apropos cheer for a truly cooperative aggregation that had power and polish. The Old Liners made their lacrosse dehut on April 2, when they routed a scrappy, but hope- lessly outclassed, Harvard team. The Terpmen worked like a well-oiled pinball machine, clicking oft points to earn one free game. The Crimson team " dribbled " the ball past the Black and Gold goalie only twice, during the last minute of the first half and the first minute of the last half. The attack, paced by Ray Grelecki with 4 goals, hit its stride and shot the ball past the opposing de- fense almost continuously. Loyola, playing to the losing tune of iS to 5, Todd Hid Forbes Stockbridge Dittmar McGregor Thumm Grelecki 224 was number two on Maryland ' s Hit Parade. Conductors VandcnBerg and Ray Grelecki started the fireworks when they rippled the net to gain, six and three points respectively. With the ex- ception of this phenomena, scoring honors were evenly spread out. The midfielders showed a big improvement over their previous game in that they were much more aggresive in their offense and defense. Maryland never had a lacrosse team that could clear out faster or more smoothly than this new aggregation. Cooperation between the midfield and defense had the opponents " tied up " an d " runnmg in circ ircles. " The Terrapins gained their third straight one- sided lacrosse triumph when they overpowered the Baltimore Athletic Club 13 to 1. VandcnBerg was once again the honor man for the afternoon ' s engagement when he evaded his opponents on several occasions in the first period to run up an early lead for the Liners. In the second quarter both teams settled down to a grim struggle and scoring honors were evenly divided, with Taylor flipping one for Maryland and Lewis coniing through with B.A.C. ' s one and only marker. Maryland started a scoring splurge after the half- time that carried it well ahead of the Baltimore men. Moving one step closer to success in regaining Harvard man tries to take the ball away from Grelecki. VandenBerg Fetters Burlin Keller Vial Hoyert Coster Tarbert 225 the coveted Intercollegiate crown, the Maryland stickmen heat their way to a 12 to i win over a fighting Duke ten. The team scored three goals in each quarter, while the one lonely Blue Devil point came in the second quarter when a Duke player finally shovelled a loose hall past goalie Maryland fights for the ball in the Loyola gan e. Tom Mont scores again in the game with Loyola. Maryland chalks up another goal against B.A.C. Harvard and Maryland mix it up. sm Forbes. The Duke team was sadly lacking in finesse, but offered plenty of action. The game did serve its purpose in hardening the players for a tough scrap with Army. Hopkins, Princeton, and Army shaped up as the big Maryland opponents, hut the Terps had proved they could rack up points and needed only to prove their ability to keep enemies from doing the same. Slated to graduate were Ralph Burlin on the defense; Bernie Ulman, Bill McGregor, and Landis Hill in the midfield. There was no loss in attack men. This left such a large number of players returning that the hopes for future teams were very bright. 226 TRACK Bob James takes the hurdles. Ihree meets " went hy the hoards " he- fore Maryland ' s 1942 track team began its out- door campaign when, under the capahle guidance of Eddie Quinn, the Terps turned in some excel- lent records. On February 7 the Maryland relay team, com- posed of Boh Montgomery, Howard Gugel, Randall Cronin, and Boh Condon, hegan the in- door season hy taking third place in the Millrose games at New York. Three weeks later thirteen Old Liners journeyed to Chapel Hill for the Southern Conference indoor games, returning to College Park w ith two cham- pions and third place in team competition. Bob Condon, Maryland ' s stellar half-miler, won the Conference crown in the SSo against a highly cap- First row: Nardo, Holbrook, Carolan, Kihn, Condon, Dur- rett, Skipton, Gugel, Englar. Second row : Barnes, Montgom- ery, Lincoln, Hel- bock, Adams, Cro- nin, Starr, Merriken, Tilley, Hoffman. Third row: Dorn, Griffith, Gilbertson, Cordyack, Port. Sul- tenfuss, James, Steiner, Alexander, Horn, Kehoe. 227 Dorn Skipton Condon Montgomery Tilley Conrad James Cronin able field of Southern runners. Duke Alexander won the high jump for the Terps second cham- pionship in two years in that event, with a jump of 5 feet 11 ' 4 inches. The day after the meet, Duke left school to join the Marine Corps, thus depriving Maryland of many sure points in the outdoor season. The Maryland trackmen took fourth place in the Catholic University games at Riverside Sta- dium, in a thrill-packed meet which saw Greg Rice of N.Y.A.C. break another world ' s record in in the 2 -mile run. Carlos Englar, capable soph pole vaulter, turned in his usual sterling perform- ance to win the event in setting a meet record ot Tilley broad-jumps against V.M.I. 228 11 feet lo inches. One of the closest races ot the evening was run hy Randall Cronin who took sec- ond place in the 660-yard run behind John Strasen- baugh of Georgetown. About the second week in March the Terps dug their spikes into the cinders and began practice for their eight outdoor meets. The team, perennially weak in field events, was bolstered by a strong ag- gregation of sophomores from last year ' s unde- feated frosh squad. Blacksburg was the scene of the first meet, as the Terps battled to a 63-63 tie with the V.P.I. Gob- blers. Soph Stirling Kehoe took scoring honors with victories in both the mile and two-mile, and a well-paced race in the SSo saw Bob Condon and Stan Kihn break the tape together in the good time of 2:06. Carl Englar again surpassed all competition in the pole vault as he cleared the bar at 12 feet. On April 14, a powerful V.M.I, squad turned back the Terps, 7 ' ] ' 2 ' Y2 O " the local track. Highlight of the meet was Tiny Horn ' s heave of 150 feet j ' Yo inches to set a new university and stadium record in the discus. Soph Bob James ran his first race in the high hurdles to win in the good time ot 15:8. Captain Quinn Kehoe Helbock Port Gilmore Carolan Senser Gugel O ' Brien 229 : ' -•srjr ' ' : ' ' Condon is nosed out in the half-mile against V.M.I. James comes over high hurdles to win over V.M.I. Tiny Horn threw the discus to a new record. In their six remaining meets, the Terps ap- peared to have a winning combination with a good chance for some outdoor Conference titles, Bob Condon being favored to repeat his indoor victory in the SSo. Maryland presented a well- balanced squad in both running and field events. In the loo-yard dash and the 220, Gugel, Adams, and Carolan were all outstanding. Montgomery, Cronin and Condon were the leading men in the quarter, along with Lou Chacos and Vernon Sul- tenfuss. Condon doubled in the half with Stan Kihn, who left for the Army late in May. Stirling Kehoe was the mainstay in the mile and two-mile, aided by Pat Quinn, Jud Lincoln, Wylie Hopkins, and Roy Skipton. In the hurdles Bob James, Dick O ' Brien, and Bill Helbock were the outstanding competitors. James also doubled in the javelin while " Tiny " Horn was one of the top discus-throwers in the area. Horn was sup- plemented in the discus and shotput by Boots Conrad. In the broad jump Reeves Tilley, Joe Adams, and Jack Mier gave good performances, while Conference Champ John Gilmore and Carlos Englar handled the high jump. Englar was ex- pected to gain experience enough to crack a few records in the pole vault, with Bill Merriken and Bob Senser also collaborating on the vaulting. 230 BASEBALL Danny Boothe scores only run in Michigan game. L RACTICE WAS INTERFERED with hv snow and rain so that Coach Shipley ' s diamond crew had difficulty preparing for the strong op- position that faced it at the beginning of the sea- son, but showed signs of improvement as the men got more actual playing experience. With seniors returning such as Mearle Duxall, who last year batted well over .400, and played a good fielding game at first base; Roscoe Whipp, who was a highly capable third sacker and wielded a mighty bludgeon at the plate; and the veteran and likable " Pop " Wharton, who added steadi- ness to the Keystone spot as well as to the battery, Shipley built his starting combination around these three. Clark Hudak, a clever base-runner and a hard- First row: Kinsman Tierney Sunier Burch Follins Hudak Hoopengardner Gunther White Second row: Travis Bransdorf Whipp Hunt Brenner Wharton Duvall Smith Third row: Schaeffer Nuttle Wright Evans Cleveland Boothe Ellett DuBois Fulton Grafton Crist Manager Vogel 231 Brenner slides into " Pop " Wharton at second base. hitting shortstop, teamed up well with Wharton at manufacturing double plays. Danny Boothe added smooth fielding at center field, while Bill Ellett and Dick Cleveland proceeded to compete for the left field position. " Stuffy " Evans held down the right field spot and could he counted on for at least one hit in nearly every game. A good prospect for future nines proved to be sophomore " Smoke " Brenner, who showed major league caliber in handling his chores as catcher, and who alternated with veteran Kenny Brans- dorf behind the plate. Max Hunt showed up well in pre-season pitch- ing and was expected to be the mainstay of the hurling staff " . Bob Smith, " Lefty " Fulton, and Joe Hoopengardner composed the rest ot the more experienced part of the pitching congregation, while sophomore " Reds " Wright showed that he could handle pitching duties with the best of them. The first game of the season proved to be one of the most trying. Maryland lost to the Rich- mond Spiders by the overtime total of 11-15, the winning Spider runs being scored when Mac Pitt, Jr. , slammed a home run with the bases loaded in the tenth inning. Mcarle Duvall hit safely three times in the encounter but was insufficiently sup- ported by the rest of the battery in the slugfest. The next day more trouble seemed in store for the luckless Terps as they dropped their second 232 Taking out time for batting practice. game to the Tar Heels ot North Carohna at Chapel Hill. Bob Smith held the hosts to five hits but walked in three runs to allow North Carolina to win 6-0. The Terps were again shut out on the following day by a 7-0 score, being limited to three hits while the Tar Heels manu- factured their seven hits into seven runs. On April 6, the double-header played at Duke resulted in two more defeats for the Terps, but the performance was not as bad as it seemed. Coach Burt Shipley could find something to smile about in the first game when rookie Jack Wright survived seven innings before suffering an eighth- inning letdown that brought about his S-3 defeat. Vogel Duvall Boothe Brenner Hunt Wharton K ' Hoopen- Ww gardner Evans 233 Duke took advantage of four hits, a walk and error to score four runs and sew up the game, but Wright showed enough stufT to warrant future service on the firing hne. The second game with the Blue Devils resulted in another defeat for the Old Liners when Duke shoved across four runs in the first inning to clinch the ball game. Max Hunt entered the game in the second stanza and buoyed Terp hopes by scatter- ing six hits and allowing one run to be scored in the eight innings through which he served as relief pitcher. The Old Liners could not come through with the stick punch, however, and the game ended 5-3, Duke. The final game ot the road trip brought another defeat at the hands of the University of Virginia, 16-5, and left the Terps still seeking their first victory. Coach Shipley i,BYi,i% ..3C. Cleveland Wright Tierney Travis WA ir k Bt ' 4l i Hudak Smith Whipp Fulton 234 First ro v: Gottlieb, Bates. Second row: Baugher, Royal, Clarke, Strauss. TENNIS With only two oi last year ' s squad missing, Coach Alan Kershner looked forward to another successful season. Practice began early on the composition courts and in the coliseuin when the weather was too forbidding. Richmond was scheduled to be first on the list of twelve matches to be played by the Terps. This match was rained out, so Navy proved to be the opening engage- ment. Coach Kershner started Doyle Royal at the number one position against Navy ' s Spreen, S-6, 4-6, 6-1. Spreen, who was rated quite high in local circles, lost out only after a hard-fought duel. Maryland ' s only other win was rung up by Elwood Bates, who won over Fowler in straight Royal drives forehand across the net in match with Catholic University. sets, 6-2 and 7-5. This was typical of the close inatches encountered during the afternoon, but Slater Clarke and Bill Gottlieb also lost their con- tests in straight sets, which they did not give up without a desperate struggle. 235 Coach Kershner Baugher backhands in Catholic University match. Strauss and Gottlieb won the first set of their doubles to extend the match to three sets, while the other two succumbed in straight sets. The final score of the match was 7-2, Navy, but Coach Kershner expressed his satisfaction with the squad ' s showing despite defeat, for last year the Navy hung a much more decisive whipping on the Old Liners. The Terps looked forward to a more successful conclusion to the season than the start had been, but the schedule included such teams as North Carolina, Duke, Georgetown, Virginia, and George Washington, all of whom possessed strong teams but did not figure to blank the Terps in any of the matches. With only two members graduating, next year ' s team was expected to come up to, if not surpass, the standards set by Terp tennis teams of the past. Slater Clarke, Bill Gottlieb, Elwood Bates, and Merle Strauss were slated for at least one more year of service. Although the start of the season was discouraging, the kiture looked hopeful to the coach and his racquet-swinging proteges. 236 CROSS COUNTRY Kehoe won the Duke meet. First row: Montgomery, Kihn, Condon, Lincoln, Skipton. Second row: Coach Fields, Kehoe, Cooley, Ochsenreiter, Gugel, Stell, Hopkins. Left: Profenius of Duke passes his teammate Lockwood and a North Carolina nnan to win the Southern Conference meet on the campus. Right: Bob Condon, a ce Maryland senior. Jv GREAT CROSS COUNTRY STAR bcCame a great cross country coach when Tommy Fields took over the reins of Maryland ' s 1941 harrier squad. Two wins, two losses, and third place in the Southern Conference was the record compiled by this dynamic lad in his first year on a Varsity team. Sparked by seniors Gene Ochsenreiter and Bobby Condon and sensational sophomore Stirling Kehoe, the harriers scored big victories over Duke and Georgetown, bowing only to North Caro- lina and Virginia. Ochsenreiter, Condon, Bob Montgomery, and Roy Skipton ran their last races for the Black and Gold this year, all turning in excellent perform- ances. Kehoe, Stan Kihn, and Jud Lincoln will wear Varsity uniforms again next year. Maryland placed third to North Carolina and Duke in the Southern Conference meet, when the Terps played host for the second consecutive year. Ochsenreiter was the first Old Liner to score, tak- ing sixth place. Besieged in the early part of the season by the draft and injury jinxes, the Terps rallied to turn in a fine record for this year. An innovation was the running of a four-mile course instead of the customary five miles. 237 WRESTLING Md. Opp. Jan. 10 — Hopkins 8 26 Jan. 17— Gallaudet 10 26 Jan. 31 — Davidson at Davidson 10 22 Feb. 2 — Virginia Tech at Blacksburg .... 6 18 Feb. 7— Haverford 20 10 Feb. 14— Duke at Durham 12 14 Feb. 18— Gettysburg at Gettysburg 15 23 Feb. 21— Muhlenberg 16 18 March 22 — A.A.U. Tournament at College Park. Maryland won with 35 points. )oE McDaniel, the new Maryland wrestling coach, was one of the outstanding ama- teurs in the United States, if not in the world. For a number of years he was National A.A.U. 135- pound champion and was undefeated in a tour through Europe. Coach McDaniel had trouble in patching to- gether a team after last year ' s 245-pound heavy- Armstrong tackling his opponent. First row: Coach McDaniel, Armiger, Searls, Remsberg, Armstrong. Second row: Glasgow, Dunn, Lee, Conrad, Manager Moreng. 238 Searls prepares to turn his man over for a fall. Coach Joe McDaniel weight, Sully Krouse, and undefeated 175-pound Champion Paul McNeil, were declared inelligible due to the Southern Conference three-year com- petition ruling. Searls and Dunn at 135 and 165 pounds re- spectively were the only experienced men return- ing and proved to be consistent point-getters. Find of the year proved to be heavyweight Luther Con- rad, who, although lacking experience, capably filled the vacancy. Norman Glasgow in the 121 bracket contributed balance to the other end of the weight listings. The i2S-pound class was ably hurdled by Johnny Armiger, while red- headed Doty Remsburg flattened opponents at 145 pounds. Dick Armstrong contributed color and authority to the 155-pound class and Jack Lee turned in a good record at 175 pounds. Climax of the season was the overwhelming win for Maryland in the District of Columbia A.A.U. tournament, held in the Women ' s Field House. Second to the Terps in points was the Dis- trict Y.M.C.A. with 21 points. In taking the team crown, Maryland had four individual cham- pions, Glasgow in the 121, Searls in the 145, and Crom, on the team for the first time, took the 165- pound crown. Paul McNeil was eligible and ex- hibited a smooth style in gaining his 44th straight amateur win from Vern Heiser of the Y.M.C.A. Three runners-up also wore the Black and Gold; Armiger, 12S, Herb Swindell, 135, and Sid Ahrams, who lost to Ted Crom in the 165-pound final bout. Unless cancelled by the new Athletic Program, the team looked forward to a more successful season next year, since only Searls and Dunn graduate. 239 SOCCER ilSHI H I HMH P fn ' W r ■ « .-.: ( • 1 Tilley dribbles one down for another goal. K OACH " Pop " Warner ' s first season was eminently successful as Maryland ' s soccer team emerged on a par with the best in the coun- try, tying such top- flight teams as Temple and Navy, and coming out with wins for the rest of the schedule. From the Terp ' s highly synchronized type of play it was hard to pick an outstanding player. However, fullback Kenny Ports was chosen on the All-American soccer team. Other standout players were Fetters at goal, halfback Cleveland, and forwards F4udak and Main. Maryland — 12 Maryland — 5 Maryland — 2 Maryland — 1 Maryland — Maryland — 2 Maryland — 3 Maryland — 1 Maryland — 3 Maryland — 5 SCHEDULE Virginia — Duke— Gettysburg — Temple — 1 Navy — Delaware — Franklin and Marshall — Loyola — Western Maryland — 1 Johns Hopkins — Total: Maryland — 34, Opponents — 2 First row: Managers Bentz, Maskell. Second row: Cooley, Royal, Maisel, Tierney, Tilley, McDonald, Ernst Main, Hudak, Mizell, Glasgow. Third row: Fetters, Crist, Cleveland, Fletcher, Osborne, Coach Warner, Lee, McCauley, Remsburg, Armstrong, Taylor, Anderson. 240 IV T WEARERS OF THE " M Richard Alexander Isadore Alperstein Julian Anderson Edward Baitz George W. Barnes Elwood Bates Harry G. Baugher Frank Bentz Hyman Berg Harold Berry Daniel Boothe Kenneth H. Bransdorf John Brenner Ralph Burlin Frank G. Carpenter Louis Chacos Edward Chovanes Joseph Cicala Slater Clarke Richard Cleveland Robert Condon Stuart Cooley Luther Conrad William Cook John Cordyack Hartley Crist Randall Cronin Thomas Cruickshank Jack S. Dittmar Mearle Duvall Chester Ernst Robert Fetters Tommy Fields James Forbes William Fulton Ulnch A. Gcller John D. Gilmore Irving Gordy Merrell Grafton Ramon Grelecki Herbert Gunther Norman Hathaway Frank Heyer Landis Hill William Holbrook Gail Holmes Joseph Hoopengardner Wylie Hopkins C. Heckert Horn Clark Hudak Vincen Hughes Max Hunt Robert C. James George Jarmoska Fletcher H. Jones Thomas Jones Stirling Kehoe Cecil Keller Howard Keller Stanley Kihn Robert Knepley William Krouse Leonard Liebman Judson Lincoln Robert Main Robert Maisel Leib McDonald William McGregor Paul McNeil Harry J. Mier, Jr Russell Mizell Thomas Mont Robert Montgomery Robert Morton Kenneth Ports Gene Ochsenreiter Patrick Quinn William Reith Doty Remsburg Elmer Rigby Leonard Rodman Doyle Royal Leonard Schroeder Donald Schuerholz Roy Skipton Harold Smelser Robert Smith Harry Spicer Richard Sullivan Carlton Steiner Louis Tierney William Tilley Ernest Travis Bernard Ulman Milton VandenBerg Reginald Vincent James Wharton Roscoe Whipp Joseph White Arthur Woodward John O. Wright 241 FRESHMAN LACROSSE First row: Werner, DuBois, Gallo, Bachrach, Udelewitz, Forrest, Zere- vitz, Sachs, Harris. Second row: Watson, Smith, Heise, Wiley, Looper, Benesch, Case, Anderson, Hogan, Sadowski. Third row: Nable, deKowzan, Lundvall, Look- abaugh, Frank, Mallonee, Johnson, Ruppersberger, Smedley. TRACK First row: Goldberg, Schnebly, Leung, Wolbarst, Tucker, Bishton, Perilla, Brandt. Second row: Hill, Rice, Mathy, Smith, Hagerman, Binkley, Tschantre, Amador, Holo- ber, Jarboe, Elliott, Williams. BASEBALL First row: O ' Kelly, Men- drich, Carroll, Redmond, Cassedy, Hurley, Randall. Second row: Neviaser, Slater, Jesneck. Third row: Rommel, CuUen, Atkin, Hud- son, Cawunder, Crapster, Coach Uhrinak, Schwartz. vnT " . 5i 242 SPORTS BASKETBALL First TOW. Keene, Lookabaugh, Ben- esch, Camponeschi. Second row: Engelbert, Cullen, Flick, Hufman, Manager Raine. BOXING First row: DiMichele, Gruber. Kam- bouris, Knight. Second row: White, Correa, Lobell. RIFLE First row: Manager Hello, Smart, Hohing, Grenville, Wessels, Jenkins, Wheatley. Second row: Kretzer, Lear, Early, Lt. Jones, Carter, Kreimeyer, Davis. 243 WOMEN ' S ATHLETICS Women ' s athletic and recreational ACTIVITIES functioned under the guidance of the Women ' s Recreation Association, with the faculty administration of the Physical Education Depart- ment. The year-round program offered intra- mural competition for various campus organiza- tions, and sororities, in such activities as field hockey, basketball, volleyball, tennis, badminton, archery, and bowling. The extended ROTC drill period afforded the Maryland coeds another hour in which to carry on their intramural games and keep fit tor the war effort. Early in the fall the association held a bicycle ride around fdains Point, after which there was a picnic supper in Rock Creek Park. The Square Dance attracted over two hundred students in " back country " costumes, while later in the sea- son ice-skating and roller-skating parties, held Bowling combined classwork and recreation. Girls became athletes as basketball took the limelight. 244 Thirteen irls made it unlucky for par. at Washington rinks, were also actively attended. As a part of its " Charm School, " the Women ' s Recreation Association held a Fashion Show in February at which all elements of spring school styles were represented. The " Charm School " also featured a talk on physical fitness by Miss Mary K. Browne, three times national tennis champion. These followers of William Tell hit the spot. Watch the birdie! nwiirrift aifr i - a g ini . II ■ m 1 ' - fc ' i5 T — 245 RIFLE TEAM Md. Opp. Drexel Institute 1381 1326 George Washington 1376 1346 D.C. Championships Placed third with 1360 George Washington 1368 1335 Georgetown 1387 1356 Lehigh 1389 1387 Pennsylvania University 1386 1319 Navy 1399 1406 Third Corps Area Placed third with 3749 Hearst Trophy Placed second and third Intersectional Collegiate Maryland placed second in intersectional matches and third in National rankings with 1389. Jf iRiNG CONSISTENTLY large scorcs, Maryland ' s Rifle Team again placed high in national ranking. A second and third in the Hearst Trophy and Third Corps Area respectively gave the team prestige, and a third in national collegiate ranking showed the team ' s prowess in its true light. Winning six shoulder-to-shoulder matches and forcing Navy to fire a superb 1,406 to beat them were: Geller, Newgarden, Owings, Rands, and Decker. Geller ' s name was entered in consideration for AU-American honors. Col. Harlan C. Griswold, as coach, was assisted by Sergeant Norris. Man- agerial duties were efficiently handled by Pershing Rifleman Vernon McKinstry. First row: McKinstry, Benson, G. Newgarden, Decker, Geller, Currin, Owings, Norris. Second row: Rivello, P. Newgarden, Broughton, Griswold, Rand, Carpenter, Douglas. 246 THE ROTC BUILT MEN The obstacle course, pat terned after Army standards tested the students. Future varsity material was au- ditioned at the Pershing Rifles Boxing Tournament. " Tactical marches " toughened tender feet. Life in a sewer " was indulged in on the obstacle course. 0 h«» .-1 ■ « «c- r.jSK 247 THE MARYLAND REGIMENT trained in the tactics and maneuvers oj warfare under the leadership of Colonel Robert E. Wysor, Jr. P.M.S. T. LJ.NDER THE LEADERSHIP of Col. Rohcrt E, Wysor, Jr., the University of Maryland ROTC regiment offered the most varied training program of any unit in the Third Corps Area, and, as far as is known, in the country. The University was able to ofler an obstacle course and a number of intercompany athletic programs for hardening and conditioning the cadets; a bayonet course for training soon-to-be commissioned officers in the proper instructional methods for the bayonet; and a combat range which afforded the students an opportunity to fire musketry problems, by squads, at landscape tar- gets simulating battle conditions. The cadets learned how to post a guard by keep- ing a guard on the Armory and all military prop- erty 24 hours a day. Changes in the instructional program also became apparent when Colonel Wysor ordered that all classes be held out ot doors as much as possible, so that students could have an opportunity to execute tactical problems and practice scouting and patrolling. Juniors and seniors, instead of learnmg higher military theory, were taught the detailed duties of the second lieutenant and all the phases of good platoon leadership. In this way, the University took a leading role in training aggressive officers for the nation ' s fighting forces. Lieutenants Beall and Judd discuss relative merits of long and short bayonet thrusts. 248 Company " A " passes in review on Maryland Day. Cadet Lt. Colonel NEAL DOW, Jr. Cadet Colonel JAMES E. DUNN Cadet Major WILLIAM A. HOLBROOK Cadet Captain J. C. BRAY First row: Captain Quinn, Lieutenant Colonel Griswold, Colonel Wysor, Major Ellis, Captain Williams, Lieutenant Judd. Second row: Sergeant Mars, Sergeant Norris, Lieutenant Kelley, Lieutenant Beall, Sergeant Uhrinak, Sergeant Martin, Lieutenant Jones. 249 FIRST BATTALION COMPANY " A " — Capt. Samuel V. Moore, 1st Lt. Robert W. Russell, 2nd Lt. Philip C. Heath, 2nd Lt. Roy K. Skipton, 2nd Lt. James E. Malcolm. COMPANY " B " — Capt. Thomas M. Fields, 1st Lt. M. Gist Welling, 2nd Lt. William A. McGregor, 2nd Lt. Robert S. Insley. COMPANY " C " — Capt. Walter J. Kerwin, 1st Lt. Fred C. Hicks, 2nd Lt. Daniel L. Gendason, 2nd Lt. Mearle D. Duvall, 2nd Lt. Frank G. Carpenter. SECOND BATTALION COMPANY " D " — Capt. John F. Curtin, 1st Lt. Thomas C. Galbreath, 2nd Lt. Randall C.Cronin, 2nd Lt. Harry A. Boswell, 2nd Lt. Robert C. Henry. COMPANY " E " — Capt. Lawrence MacKenzie, 1st Lt. Arthur H. Valentine, 2nd Lt. Robert E. Stalcup, 2nd Lt. Paul B. Hutson. COMPANY " F " — Capt. Orville C. Shirey, 1st Lt. Bruce A. Douglas, 2nd Lt. Joseph L. Gude, 2nd Lt. Harry Rimmer, 2nd Lt. Rodney L. Boyer. " " " 9 " " ' S Cadet Lt. Colonel Cadet Captain. JAMES H. THEODORE J. WHARTON STELL Commanding Executive Officer Cadet 1st Lieut. Cadet 2nd Lieut. GEORGE L. SAMUEL L. WANNALL PFEFFERKORN Battalion Battalion Adjutant Supply Officer Cadet Captain Cadet 1st Lieut. HAROLD E. JOHN L. EARP SCOTT Executive Officer Battalion Adjutant Cadet 2nd Lieut. GEORGE C. PENDLETON Battalion Supply Officer 250 THIRD BATTALION Cadet Lt. Colone Cadet Captain J. PAUL FRANK L. McNEIL BENTZ Commanding Executive Officer Cadet 1st Lieut. Cadet 2nd Lieut WILLIAM R. H. HENRY TILLEY SPICER Battalion Battalion Supply Adjutant Officer H M COMPANY " G " — Capt. Vincen J. Hughes, 1st Lt. Robert L. Dorn, 2nd Lt. Vernon L. McKinstry, 2nd Lt. John D. Eyier. COMPANY " H " — Capt. Theodore E. Fletcher, 1st Lt. Lloyd G. Huggins, 2nd Lt. James A. Hambleton, 2nd Lt. Charles R. Jubb. COMPANY " I " — Capt. Gerald E. Prentice, 1st Lt. William R. Maslin, 2nd Lt. Thomas T. Witkowski, 2nd Lt. Tarleton S. Bean. FOURTH BATTALION Cadet Lt. Colonel Cadet Captain ROBERT H. JEREMIAH C. SMITH HEGE Commanding Executive Officer Cadet 1st Lieut. Cadet 2nd Lieut. CHARLES R. W. KINGSLEY BEAUMONT GRIGG Battalion Battalion Supply Adjutant Officer 251 COMPANY -K " — Capt. Theodore M. Vial, 1st Lt. WiUiam T. Riley, 2nd Lt. Charles A. Rausch, 2nd Lt. Hugh M. Walton. COMPANY ■•L " — Capt. Robert D. Hall, 1st Lt. Frank S. Reid, 2nd Lt. Robert B. Condon, 2nd Lt. Charles B. Raymond. COMPANY " M " — 1st Lt. Isadora H. Alperstein, 2nd Lt. Joseph A. Sirkis, 2nd Lt. George R. Cook, 2nd Lt. Howard M. Trussell. SCABBARD AND BLADE COMPANY I THIRD REGIMENT Honorary Military Fraternity Founded at the University of Wisconsin in igo Established at the University of Maryland in igzz Ihis year Scabbard and Blade oriented the freshman military class, presented a float in the Homecoming Parade for the first time, and took part in the ceremony of presenting a wreath on the tomb of the Unknown Soldier on National Scabbard and Blade Day. This honorary military fraternity taps for membership twice yearly the out- standing advanced ROTC students, and awards a medal to the most prominent basic ROTC student. Bill Riley served as captain of Scabbard and Blade during the past year. Tommy Fields as first lieutenant, Bill Schoenhaar as second lieutenant, and Jerry Hege as first sergeant. Scabbard and Blade dignitaries on parade with dates. 252 2 : m 12 Alperstein Bentz Bray Curtin Dunn Fields Heath Hege Holbrook Hughes McKinstry McNeil Moore Pfefferkorn Prentice Riley Russell TiUey Trussell Vial Wannall Welling Wharton Witkowski 253 First row: Riley, Kohloss, Rivello, Updegraff, Moore, Captain Quinn, McKinstry, Nairn, Whinerey, J. Mitchell, Stewart. Second row: Boyd, R. Faught, Broughton, Vial, Harbaugh, Pear, Shilling, Bridge, Hope, Gaines, Pruitt, Kearney, Proudley, Smith, Hello. Third row: Lorenz, Chapin, Demeree, Siegel, Barss, Eckert, Wright, Sanders, Wilcox, Bell, Kaighn, Adams, Mahon, Thomas, A., Lambert. Fourth row: Taylor, Rockwell, Calder, Snyder, Sabine, Colman, Haines, Meares, Bickford, Pantaleo, deTamble, Davis, Wroe, Gude, Eierman, Feaster. Fifth row: VonZielinski, Klank, Englar, Baldi, Thomas, N., Sigafoose, Robertson, Arps, Loucks, Diehl, Hollihan, Burneston, Fricke, Faught, H. Bradley. Sixth row: Robbins, Harrison, Rider, Harrell, O ' Kelly, Dorsett, Wiley, Wachter. Seven f j row ; Scheuch, Bringle, Warwick, Crone, Pitts, W. Mitchell, McKinnie, Abercrombie, Wherley, Nable, Ring. Eighth row: DeBinder, Hammond, Rymer, West, Edgett, Looper, Westfall, Jenkins, Lloyd, Morauer, Day, Ehrlich. PERSHING RIFLES 1 HE University of Maryland ' s Com- pany C, Fifth Regiment of the National Society of Pershing Rifles, had an eventful year under Capt. Samuel Moore, ist Lieut. Vernon McKinstry, 2nd Lieuts. Robert Rivello, James Updegratf, and Geoffrey Nairn, and ist Sgt. Fred Kohloss com- prised the remainder of the officers. Activities for the year included the regular weekly drills, massing of the colors on f omecom- ing Day, an escort for Lord Halifax on his visit, an initiation banquet and a final banquet, and the annual formal dance. Pershing Rifles at Maryland is a selective mili- tary fraternity and drill company whose members are chosen from the basic ROTC unit. Officers are elected from the previous members who, after completing their basic training, were admitted to the advanced ROTC course. Pershing Rifles on parade. Honor guard impressed Lord Halifax. 254 ARMY CAMP LIFE OOMEWHERE AROUND JuNE I5, SOmC seventy-odd ROTC officers put in an appearance ac Fort George G. Meade to begin six weeks ' trainmg in the fine points of infantry tactics. This included days on the rifle, pistol, and automatic weapons ranges, tactical problems to be worked out by companies, night marches, and one long march with an overnight camp at the end, in the course of which the cadets learned the first names and family history of every wood tick on the reservation. The orders for the day drew a resigned smile from weary cadets. The rifle cleaning detail registered disgust. The Colonel and Lieutenant Colonel scrubbed pots. 255 Holbrook and Fields held the spotlight at introductions of moguls in Student Govern- ment assembly. Between classes bull sessions were popular. STUDENT LIFE Student life really began in Sep- tember when the frosh and the termites came out of the woodwork and made a mass attack on the campus. No sooner had the frosh settled down than football season began, interrupted by Thanks- giving and the holiday dances, sprinkled with a few classes here and there. The next big affair was O.D.K ' s capping of Lord Halifax, followed by basketball and boxing seasons, and a midwinter drive for bundles, books, money and everything else conceivable tor defense. Through all of this the ROTC program could be heard going into high gear. Compulsory super-service by the freshman. 256 Bright lights flamed as College Park lived at night. The SGA collected bundles of paper for defense. The Women ' s League started the " Campus Conscious Drive " with a bang. Hey, Babe! Your slip ' s showing. Something new has been added. I INDEX A Administrative Officers 19 Agriculture 24 Alpha Chi Sigma S5 Alpha Lambda Delta S6 Alpha Zeta S2 Army Camp Life 255 Arts and Science 22 Athletic Board 206 B Band, Student 17S, 179 Baptist Student Union iSi Baseball 23 1-234 Basketball 215-21S Beauties 161-16S Beta Alpha Psi So Beta Gamma Sigma 88 Block and Bridle 19S Board ot Regents iS Boxing 219-222 C Calvert Debate Club 172 Canterbury Club 182 Cheerleaders 206 Chemical Engineers 193 Civil Engineers 192 Clef and Key Club 176, 177 Coaching Staff 206 Collegiate Chamber of Commerce 196 Commerce 26 Cross Country 237 D Daydodgers Club 186 Dean of Men 20 Dean of Women 20 Deans of Colleges 21-27 Dedication 4, g Diamo)idback 100, 101 Divisions — Opening Section 1-33 First Division 33-92 Second Division 93-200 Third Division 201-260 Dr. Byrd 17 Dormitories, Women ' s 200 E Education, College of 26 Electrical Engineers 193 Engineering, College of 23 259 F Farm Economics Club 19S Football 205-214 Footlight Club 188-191 Fraternities iog-137 French Club 197 Freshman Officers 74 Freshman Sports 242, 243 Future Farmers ot America 199 G German Club 197 Graduates 37-68 Graduate School Council 21 H Hillel Foundation 1S4 Fiomecoming 210 Fiome Economics Club 185 Home Economics, College of. . . 25 I Interfratcrnity Council .... 106, 107 International Relations 1S5 J Juniors 71. 72 L Lacrosse 223-226 Latch Key 90 Lutheran Club 1 82 M M Book 104 M Club 241 Men ' s Chorus 174, 175 Men ' s League 30 Methodist Club 181 Miss Maryland 161-168 Mortar Board 78 N Newman Club 183 Nurses 69, 70 Nursing, School of 27 o Old Line 102, 103 Omicron Delta Kappa 76, 77 Omicron Delta Kappa Tapping 92 Omicron Nu 83 Orchestra, Student 173 P Pan-Flel Council 138, 139 Pershing Rifles 254 Phi Kappa Phi 84 Pi Delta Epsilon 89 Presbyterian Club 180 Publications 97 R Religious Life Committee iSo Riding Club 194, 195 Rifle Team 246 Rossborough Club 169, 171 S Scabbard and Blade 252, 253 Seniors 37-65 Senior Officers 37 Soccer 240 Sophomores 73 Sorority Rushing 160 Spanish Club 196 Student Government Association 28, 29 Student Grange 199 Student Life 256-258 Student Life Committee 32 Student Music Activities Committee 173 T Tau Beta Pi 79 Tennis 235, 236 Terrapin 98, 99 Track 227-230 Trail Club 194, 195 V Varsity Show 176, 177 W Women ' s Chorus 174, 175 Women ' s League 31 Women ' s Sports 244, 245 Wrestling 238, 239 Y Y.W.C.A 1S4 PRINTING AND BINDING Thomsen-Ellis-Hutton Company . Baltimore, New York ENGRAVINGS Jahn ! Ollier Engraving Company Chicago PHOTOGRAPHY Merin-Bai-Iban Studios Philadelphia • WITH A TOTAL STUVl T dOVY OF 5,614- THI UNIvmSITYOF MAPyiAND HAD THE LAnOEST ENKOLLMENT IN ITS -HISTOnY DURING THE VAST YEAK, • THESE YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN CAME FROM 44 OF THE 48 STATES, THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA,! POSSESSIONS AND 2 TER- RITORIES OF THE UNITED STATES AND 7 FOREIGN COUNTRIES. • THE UNIVERSITY IS RAPIDLY TAKING ITS PEACE AS ONE OF THE world ' s IMPORTANT CENTERS OF LEARNING,

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