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1 9 43 ANNETTE KLEIN Editor-in-Chief DOUGLAS LINDSEY Business Manager In Ded ication To FACULTY MEMBERS IN THE SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES 1942 Bat a tot familiar ace6 are ( one, wm tke acu ltij on down, wou ld l?e 6well to tliinL tkat wklle we are kere, tkeij ' m 5ome- wkere maLinc it poisdle for aS to Le Lere. 411 [jear we ' ll Le tlunLln of tkem and tnjinc to do wLat tlieij would want u6 to do. record of tkb ijear would l)e interesting to tkem later, we liope, So liere oes ... ■ . THIS YEAR IT ' S DIFFERENT: ■ . THE LIBRARY , ISN ' T A PLACE YOU ■ ■ WOULDN ' T BE . ■ . • CAUGHT ' DEAD IN. WE REALIZE THAT WE , ■ . IN COLLEGE NOW • ARE PRIVILEGED ■ AND TRY TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF . - OUR POSITION. ' we prepare ... TO DO I J A OUR PART IN J THE ARMED FORCES M AND IN THE PEACE Photo by Carter and on to vealstrati vow Occupants of aJminidtration rouj DR. W. H. THOMPSON Rule 6: " All seniors and all students with spe- cial problems must have the signature of the Dean before payment of fees. " And we all have special problems! Specialist at problems is Dr. W. H. Thompson, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences appointed in July, 1942. In fact, maintains Dean Thompson, " my chief hobby is studying the disabilities of children, and know- ing and liking people. " This interest led to the development in 1937 of the Child Study Service, which is carried on at the University in conjunc- tion with the Omaha public schools. The Service is nationally known. An Omaha alum, class of ' 17, Dr. Thompson also reigns as the Head of the Department of Philosophy and Psychology. Dr. Thompson, encouraged by Daniel Jenkins, founder of the University, majored in psychology and received his doctor ' s degree from Ohio State University. Deeply interested in the advancement of education, he wrote one of his early papers on " The Reading Disabilities of College Students. " This was among the preliminary studies that gave impetus to remedial reading in colleges. After teaching at Ohio State and the Univer- sity of Nebraska, Dean Thompson returned to the University of Omaha as Head of the Depart- ment of Philosophy and Psychology. During the time when Dr. Thompson was serv- ing as Dean of Men, he and the Student Council visited the tribe of Omaha Indians, studied their history and customs, and built around their tradi- tions our University theme. The Ma-ie Day festi- val is patterned after an actual Indian celebra- tion. Dr. Thompson has kept an active interest in the fortunes of the University and is positive in his opinion that no school in the United States can offer more to a student in the way of scholar- ship and individual attention from the faculty. Another booster of the Muni Uni, and one who helps offer the courses which make the Univer- sity outstanding in the war effort, is the Dean of the College of Applied Arts and Sciences, Carl W. Helmstadter, fisherman par excellance. Dean Helmstadter came to the University in 1929 as an instructor in the old College of Com- merce which was then located at 1 307 Farnam DR. CARL W. HELMSTADTER 6 Street. In 1930 he was appointed Registrar and Business Instructor. Six years later, in 1936, he was selected as Assistant Dean of the College, and continued as Registrar and Business Instruc- tor until the College of Applied Arts was estab- ■ lished. The College, created in 1941, supervises the four-year program leading to the Bachelor of Science degrees in Business Administration, in Business and Engineering Administration, in Ed- ucation, and in Nursing, as well as the two-year Associate Title programs in Accounting, Aero- nautical Engineering, Drafting or Mechanics, Education, Engineering, Home Economics, Jour- nalism, Marketing, Assistant to Physicians and Dentists, Recreational Leadership, and Secre- tarial Practice. Many classes of special service to the country, both to war industries and to the armed forces, have been established and continued in opera- tion. The University has been giving Engineering Science and Management War Training Courses especially designed to train personnel for war in- dustry. Some of the outstanding courses were Aircraft Materials and Parts Inspection, Funda- mentals of Radio, Production Planning, Safety Engineering, Hydraulics, Stress Analysis, Draft- ing, Advanced Inspection, and Tool and Die Engineering. The College has promoted the Civilian Pilot Training since 1939 and has trained over 400 pilots to date. The college contains an engineering curricu- lum accepted by the Navy Reservists, while con- tinuing the regular university engineering pro- gram. The department of education has main- tained its place of importance in training teach- ers, and the home economics and journalism de- partments are growing normally. The man who has shouldered all the problems of adjusting the school to war needs is President Rowland Haynes. Buffer-like between Uncle Sammy and the men students, the work of our Prexy is merely a repeat of activities of the last war. During War I he acted as Director of War Camp-Community Service, in charge of off-duty time of Army and Navy men passing through New York. Through his college work at Williams where he received his A.B., Clark where he obtained his Master ' s, and graduate work at Columbia, Presi- dent Haynes gained a clear insight into the prob- lems of the average college. Coupled with his work among people of college age in the relief programs, state and national, he came to the PRESIDENT ROWLAND HAYNES University of Omaha well qualified to be the chief boss. With " the door is always open to my students " philosophy. Phi Beta Kappa Haynes guided the University through the perilous adjustment re- quired for survival. The following five point pro- gram has been put into effect: 1 . Colleges were asked to re-arrange schedules so that men could get as much college work as possible before leaving for the Armed Forces. The University responded with the speed-up courses from January to March, March to May. Omaha has put in the three-semester schedule, including a full semester in the summer. Men are permitted to earn complete or partial credits. 2. Directives from the Armed Services about student requirements change frequently. Omaha University set up a special Military Information Service in order that University men might have correct information week by week. 3. The University of Omaha was the first institution in Nebraska to have its courses ap- proved for these programs. 4. Omaha has adopted the Yale Program for women students and expanded its nurse train- ing program. 5. Special facilities were made available for CPT training for both Army and Navy men. Nearly 900 persons were trained for work in war industries of the United States Office of Educa- tion. C Larmin people tlie acviitij STUART BALLER A.M., University of Nebraska, 1932 Assistant Professor of Physical Education BENJAMIN BOYCE Ph.D., Harvard University, 1933 Professor of English, Head of Department of English and Comparative Literature LLOYD M. BRADFIELD A.B., University of Dubuque, 1923 Assistant Professor of Psychology MARTIN W. BUSH F.A.G.O. Associate Professor of Music, Heed of Department of Music RUSSEL C. DERBYSHIRE Ph.D., Iowa State College, 1938 Instructor in Zoology and Anatomy RODERIC B. CRANE M.B.A., University of Chicago, 1941 Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Assis- tant Dean of the College of Applied Arts and Sciences LESLIE N. GARLOUGH Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1931 Professor of Biology, Head of Department of Science MILDRED M. GEARHART A.M., State University of Iowa, 1928 Assistant Professor of English LYMAN H. HARRIS Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1931 Associate Professor of History C. L. HARTMAN A.M., University of Omaha, 1940 Football and Track Coach -WILLIAM DURAND B.S., University of Omaha, 1938 Assistant Professor in Engineering JAMES M. EARL Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1928 Professor of Mathematics, Head of Department of Mathematics CHRISTOPHER S. ESPINOSA Ph.D., University of Rome, Italy, 1924 Associate Professor of Foreign Languages and Litera- tures WILLIAM FRED FARRAR M.B.A., University of Texas, 1937 Assistant Professor in Business Administration HARRY F. FORE A.B., University of Missouri, 1905 Instructor in English DAYTON E. HECKMAN Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1939 Associate Professor of Government CHARLES HOFF B.S., University of Nebraska ,1926 Finance Secretary W. GILBERT JAMES Ph.D., Highland University, 1913 Professor of Speech ELIZABETH KAHO A.M., Columbia University, 1936 Instructor in Music GERTRUDE KINCAIDE A.M., University of Nebraska, 1929 Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages and Litera- tures, Acting Head of the Department of For- eign Languages and Literatures On leave or in the service. DURAND EARL ESPINOSA FARRAR FORE CRANE GARLOUGH GEARHART HARRIS HARTMAN HECKMAN HOFF JAMES KAHO KINCAIDE I ' I IB lilt we Laue to to cla6S to meet ' em y pple6 maij ie rationed latei " ow, . . . ?ui nevev apple-poibLin JOHN W. LUCAS New dean of students. " W " for Wayne . . . active in student council, inter-frat coun- cil and all other complicated student ac- tivities . . . gardener extraordinary . . . prefers flowers . . . professor of bus cd . . . M.B.A. from Ohio State — 1935 . . . " or- ganizations functioned well . . . hate to see students leaving, but confident that more will come from the ranks of under- classmen. " MARY PADOU YOUNG Associate dean of students . . .A.M. Colum- bia — 1927 . . . twin daughters her hobby . . . collects lithographs and etchings . . . instructor in English . . . believes that wo- men ' s dean should help, not discipline . . . uses the interview idea in order to deter- mine problem causes rather than pre-deter- mined conventional rules . . . first woman at the university to get o baby haircut. KURTZ LYMAN MAXWELL MOSSHOLDER PREWETT RAGEN RICE SMITH SINNETT STARRING WARD SULLENGER WOOD 10 JOHN W. KURTZ MS. in M.E.; M.E., 1939, State University of Iowa, 1939 Assistant Professor of Engineering, Head of Depart- ment of Engineering DORIS LYMAN B.S., University of Nebraska, 1938 Instructor in Physical Education, Acting Head of De- partment of Women ' s Physical Education RAYMOND J. MAXWELL A.M., University of Illinois, 1928 Instructor in Foreign Languages and Literatures ROBERT L. MOSSHOLDER A.B., University of Nebraska, 1930 Assistant Professor of Journalism CHERYL H. PREWETT M.S., Oklahoma A. and M., 1938 Instructor in Engineering KATHERINE RAGEN Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1935 Instructor in History HARRY RICE M.S., University of Iowa, 1928 Instructor in Mathematics ALICE C. SMITH A.B., University of Omaha, 1940 Registrar GLORIA K. SINNETT A.B., University of Omaha, 1943 Instructor in Commercial Arts ROBERT W. STARRING A.M., University of Michigan, 1933 Instructor in Speech, Acting Head of Department of Speech NELL WARD Ph.D., State University of Iowa, 1939 Associate Professor of Chemistry T. EARL SULLENGER Ph.D., University of Missouri, 1930 Professor of Sociology, Head of Department of Sociol- ogy FRANCES E. WOOD A.M., Columbia University, 1930 Assistant Professor of Education FACULTY NOT PICTURED DR. MAINE C. ANDERSEN, M.D. Director of Student Health Service GWENDOLYNN BEELER A.M., Columbia University, 1939 Instructor in Home Economics and Secretarial Practice, Head of Department of Home Economics -EDWARD P. COLEMAN M.S., State University of Iowa, 1937 Assistant Professor of Mathematics ■RICHARD E. DUNCAN A.M., Ohio State University, 1937 Director of Orchestra and Choir, Instructor in Music FRANCES EDWARDS A.M., University of Omaha, 1936 Examiner Child Study Service, in cooperation with Omaha Public Schools PAUL H. GRUMMAN A.M., University of Chicago Joslyn Professor of Fine Arts EDGAR A. HOLT Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1928 Professor of History, Head of Department of History and Government HAROLD JOHNK A.M., State University of Iowa, 1941 Instructor in Physical Education BERTHE C. KOCH Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1929 Associate Professor of Fine Arts, Head of Department of Painting and Sculpturing ROBERT FREDERICK LANE Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1939 Librarian, Associate Professor On leave or in the service. ELLEN LORD B.A.L.S., University of Michigan, 1938 Acting Librarian -WILBUR T. MEEK A.M., Columbia University, 1930 Associate Professor of Economics, Head of Department of Economics WILLIAM K. NOYCE Ph.D., University of Nebraska, 1938 Associate Professor of Chemistry DR. JOHN MILTON PHILLIPS D.D., Illinois College, 1929, Northland College, 1930 Instructor in Religion REYNOLDS C. SEITZ A.M., Northwestern University Director of Observation and Practice Teaching LESLIE O. TAYLOR Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1932 . , Associate Professor of Education, Head of Department of Education A. DAYLE WALLACE Ph.D., Yale University, 1933 Associate Professor of English DANA T. WARREN Ph.D., Yale University, 1 934 Associate Professor of Physics PEARL WEBER A.M., University of Chicago, 1920 Assistant Professor of Psychology and Philosophy WALTER A. WEISSKOPF Ph.D., University of Vienna, 1927 Assistant Professor of Economics -JACK E. WOOD A.B., Hamline, 1921 Director of Work Study and Student Employment I I Eiler, Chenoweth, Wallin, Lindsey, McNew, Peterson Ganaros, Davis, Palmquist, Hoogstraat, McConnell, Finlayson Lucas, Iverson, Burress, Buchanan, Smith War activities were added to the functions of the Student Council this year. Heading these was the inauguration of the Bond Booth in an exten- sive drive to promote the sale of bonds and stamps. Sponsorship of the practice air-raid drills at the University was also undertaken this year and the past semester saw the expenditure of the surplus money in the activity fee reserve fund for a permanent Honor Roll Board to members of the University now serving in the armed forces. The Student Council again planned a success- ful Homecoming celebration, conducted elections of student officers, approved students for Who ' s Who list, and carried out the annual Ma-ie Day activities. Several members of the Council have resigned during the past year to enter the armed forces or medical school. One of these was Bob Spell- meyer, who had served as president of the Coun- cil for a year and half. Dave Button, sophomore, was called to the army, and Byron Oberst, junior, entered medical school. Officers elected by the Council were Dick Bur- ress, president; Shirley Buchanan, vice-president; and Phyll Iverson, secretary. Representatives elected by their classes are Marian Ganaros, Hazel McConnell, Orville Mc- New, and William Eller, freshmen; Marilyn Davis, Marion Palmquist, Robert Wallin, and Bob Chenoweth, sophomores; Shirley Buchanan, Phyll Iverson, Dick Burress, and Doug Lindsey, juniors; Barbara Finlayson, Diana Hoogstraat, Ronnie Peterson, and Clarence Smith, seniors. 12 Our ootl?ail team . . . just al?ovit tLree tons oj l?ee Coach Sed Hartman ' s twelfth football season at the University of Omaha was characterized by the " don ' t give up the ship " attitude shown by the coach and the players. Although they en- countered a fresh calamity almost every week, the 1942 Indians played with a fortitude that was a credit to themselves and their school. More than forty prospective gridders checked out uniforms the first week of practice, but the squad as a whole was even lighter and less ex- perienced than was the 1941 crew. Only two regulars and four reserves were among the rookies, the other lettermen being lost through graduation, draft or enlistment in the armed forces. Seven players were from the 1941 freshman squad. A dozen were freshmen, eligible for var- sity competition under the North Central Con- ference ' s special war-time ruling. Royce Brown, one of Omaha ' s all-time ath- letic greats, returned to his alma mater as as- sistant coach, but was on hand for only a month and a half before he left for the navy. He was replaced by " Howie " Waterman, another alum- nus, who was a regular at center and fullback between 1938 and 1940. First major disaster to strike the squad came before the first game when Bob Spellmeyer re- peated his 1941 performance and again broke his collarbone. " Spell " had been slated to be a regu- lar both years. Roger Boulden, one of the two returning start- ers, became the victim of the next calamity when he broke his arm in the Simpson game. Both Boulden and Spellmeyer were kept out of action for the season. It appeared that this might have been the year for " Rog " to make the all-confer- ence team. This was also the last seoson for three other Indian seniors: Leonard Graham, who transferred to Omaha from Graceland in 1941 and was a regular at either end or tackle both years here; Waterman, asst. coach; R. Kalcsky, Zemunski, Preuss, B. Swanson, Foreman, Hazen, Bowlin, B. Cook, Wall, D. Peterson, J. Roth, Hartman, coach Spellmeyer, Olmstead, Lawry, Lynch, W. Peterson, Weekes, Burress, McCawley, Campbell, Haffke G. Akromis, Moron, Dymacek, Smith, Graham, Boulden, Oglesby, Pangle, Orr 13 Bill Pangle, a light but hard-driving ball carrier; and Clarence Smith, who surprised fans with his stellar defensive work at end, to which position he shifted after an easy season in 1941 when he served as an understudy to the " iron man " half- back. Bob Matthews. There will be virtually no carry-over for next fall, as many of the boys are al ready in the armed forces and others will follow them. A driving rain and a machine-gun passing at- tack confronted the Indians when they met the South Dakota State Jackrabbits at Brookings Oc- tober 3. The Omaha defense stiffened and held the Sodaks scoreless in the second half but the heavier Jackrabbits had already racked up the twenty points that was their margin of victory. Freshman Bill McCawley sent the Indians ' stock rocketing upward with his flashy running in the Simpson game. He looked like two million Olmstead, Graham, Oglesby Boulden, W. Petersen, Roth dollars in scoring a pair of touchdowns, but this sizzler was not permitted to compete in confer- ence games because of a professional basketball contract he once signed. Ernie Weekes lugged the ball on Omaha ' s third touchdown play in this game, the Indians winding up with a 19-0 win. The adoption of Augustana college into the conference last year proved to be a bad stroke of business for Omaha, as the Vikings downed the Indians 32-0 in Omaha on October 16. Augus- tana went on undefeated in conference play and tied for the championship. A giant Bradley Tech outfit overran the In- dians 46-6 in Peoria October 24. The Braves had everything their way during the first half, but Omaha came back fighting in the last half, hold- ing Bradley scoreless while pushing over six points themselves. 14 The next Saturday found the Indians pitted against another opponent that enjoyed a heavy weight advantage. Playing in Sioux City, Oma- ha ' s warriors were mauled to a 49-13 setback even though they drew first blood when Oglesby ' s pass to Graham clicked. Late in the game, the Indians broke through again on passes: Roth flipped a forward to Don Peterson, who lateraled to Bowlin for the marker. A Panther powerhouse, successfully seeking a third straight conference championship for Iowa State Teachers ' College, swept over the Indians 48-0 in the season ' s wind-up at Benson stadium November 14. Hazen intercepted a Panther pass in the third quarter to set up the Indians ' only threat. Oglesby ' s toss to Pangle was good, and Pangle dodged and squirmed through most of the Iowa team before he was downed on the Pan- thers ' fifteen. Two Indians received honorable mention in the all-conference selections: Len Graham as a blocking and defensive end, and Bob Hazen as a linebacker. Scores : OMAHA 0 19 0 6 13 0 OPPONENTS South Dakota State 20 Simpson 0 Augustana 30 Bradley Tech 46 Morningside 49 . Iowa State College 48 195 38 TOTALS Roster : George Akromis Roger Boulden Ken Bowlin Dick Burress Jerry Campbell Bill Cook Bob Dymacek Warren G. Foreman Leonard Graham Bob Hazen Fred Jensen Harry Kalasky Anton Lawry Charles Lynch Bill McCawley Bob Moron Gone by first practice: Zoch Baughn Frank Catania Jack Garber Ralph Grosjean Don Larson Jim Oglesby Keith bimstead Clinton Orr Bill Pangle Don Peterson Wayne Petersen Carl Preuss Jack Roth Clarence Smith Bob Spellmeyer Bill Swanson Bob Thomas Keith Tobias Leonard Walla Ernest Weekes George Zemunski Bill Monsur Dee McCartney Floyd Mellon Bob Welty Don Wiles Lynch, McCauley, Smith, Cook, Pangle, Orr, Dymacek Homecoming Princess Mary Neumann was crowned by Student Council President Bob Spell- meyer at the banquet preceding the Homecom- ing game against Augustana. The reigning Homecoming Princess is a member of Gamma Sigma Omicron sorority, treasurer of Feathers, secretary of the Women ' s Athletic Association, and belongs to Sigma Pi Phi. Toastmaster of the banquet was Dr. Dayton Heckman, and the speakers were Mr. W. Dale Clark representing the regents, President Row- land Haynes representing the administration, Mr. Herbert Fischer representing the alumni, and Miss Phyll Iverson representing the students of the University. Half-time arrangements were elaborate. CO- COFABAS Phyll Iverson and Shirley Buchanan (co-chairmen of committee on football and bas- ketball activities) presented the three marines who were guests of honor. The marines raised the flag while the band played. Lights were turned off, an " O " of red flares appeared, and when the lights came on again, the Princess, ac- companied by her attendants, circled the field in a car. Coronation — Spell crowning the Princess . . . speakers ' table — Heckman, Haynes, Fischer, Iverson, Princess. 16 Softball Bremer, Grobeck, Ketchel . . . table tennis — Bremer and Edwards Snde pendents leat tke ( reeU tke ail intf It was all Independents this fall in intramurals. They wound up undefeated in the double round robin in softball, and climaxed the season by re- peating in table tennis. Darrel Clemmer captained his mates in the most prosperous intramural season any Barb team has known. Formerly, the Independents were split into five groups, and under this system didn ' t fare so well. This year, with so many stu- dents being called to the services, and many others holding jobs, student intramurals directors Hank Moberg and Ben Miller decided to hove four strong teams, rather than three strong and five weak ones. Consistent strong performers for the Barbs were Al Ringhofer, Ben Miller, Marvin Gerber, Erwin Lowery, Harold Hamilton, Harvey Sopot, and, of course, Clemmer. Phi Sig finished the softboll schedule in sec- ond place, with three victories and three defeats, but wound up in the cellar in table tennis, losing all six matches. Neole Peterson, captain, Don Ostrond, Dale Heinbuch, Wayne Bremer, and Bruce Lefholtz were the standouts for the Phi Sigs. Captain Fred Holmstrom, Lynn Neafus, Roger Lindblom, Honk Moberg, Jack Carter, and Ron- nie Seastedt were the chief cogs in the Theto machine. With Neafus and Moberg chucking, the Greeks were able to push the Independents considerably in softball, but weren ' t able to win more than three table tennis matches out of six. Alpha Sigma Lambda, who was " just the other frat " in soft boll, surprise the other contestants in table tennis and placed second in the final standings with four wins and two losses, both losses being administered by the Barbs. Captain Allen Peterson, Cal Olson, Earl Rinehart, Wil- liam Beebe, and Allen Scoville were the main- stays of the fraternity. Final standings: SOFTBALL W 1. Independents 6 2. Phi Sig 3 3. Theto 3 4. Alpha Sig 0 TABLE TENNIS W 1 . I ndependents 6 2. Alpha Sig 4 3. Theto 2 4. Phi Sig 0 L 0 2 4 6 17 ietd up women 6 sports pw yam Following o long-established tradition, the ac- tivities of the University of Omaha Women ' s Athletic Association began with a rush tea-dance to which all women, especially the frosh women, were invited. Highlight of the event was a style show featuring " duration " clothes. Marilyn Davis was commentator. At the close of the fashion show President Dorothy Rice introduced Miss Marian McLaren, sponsor, and the other officers and board members. Dottie and " Miss Miss " poured. Before and after the show there was dancing to records, men looking in wistfully through the doors but being forcibly barred. Informal initiation of new members was " join- the WAAcs, " and the theme was carried out from " shots in the arm " through running an ob- stacle course to a " G. I. haircut, " victims being blindfolded all the while. After these rigors the initiates were formally pledged at a candle-light ceremony and then presented with a sucker with which to soothe themselves. Officers are Dorothy Rice, president; Mary Louise Gronewold, vice-president; Mary Neu- mann, secretary; and June Rose Anderson, trea- surer. The Board members, in addition to the of- ficers, are Annette Klein, Phyll Iverson, Mildred Cunningham, Gerry Dallinger, Vivian Fell, Bobra Suiter, Doris Osborne, Adele Pangle, Betty Ross, Gwen Lindevall, and Raedene Pegden. Playdays, first initiated in the fall of 1940, were continued this fall, but with improvements. Aside from the playday given for the high school girls of Omaha and Council Bluffs, this year a playday was given for WAA members. This play- day included games of soccer-baseball and vol- Alley, Pospichal, Gordon, Kruse, Peterson, Pegden, Johnson, Osborn, Shaplond, Beotty, B. Dallinger, G. Dallinger Bokkerud, Tichy, NcNamara, Chenoweth, Boukal, Suiter, Cunningham, White, Ross, Groves, Redenbaugh, Sadler, Earp Klein, Pangle, Lindevall, Anderson, Rice, Gronewold, Neumann, Fell, Iverson Campen, Runyan, Lapp, Rishell, Hardy, Taylor, Kroll, Hanel, Cole, Clark 18 ley-ball. After the games dinner was eaten in the clubroom. Little volley-ball tallies were used as favors. The " regular " playday for the high school girls was, as usual, given on a Saturday. The sev- enty girls attending were divided into teams titled with the names of prominent girls ' colleges. The teams then participated in a round rob ' n tournament, playing hockey, soccer, volley-ball, and archery. Following the games a variety show was given by the WAAers and then lunch was served in the University cafeteria. WAA sponsors the intramurals program for girls and this year arranged a soccer-baseball tournament, a volley-ball tournament, a ping pong tournament, and a badminton tournament. Sororities and Independents compete for a trophy. Another annual activity was the Christmas party, with the traditional folk dances and ex- change of gifts. Guest of honor was Lt. Harvey of the WAAC. The " Snowball Fling " was cli- maxed, not with snowballs, but with popcorn balls. At the end of the fall semester Miss McLaren, sponsor, left to get married, and the new WAA sponsor is Mrs. Doris Lyman. WAA participated in the University ' s bond drive by investing the greater part of its building fund in war bonds. Innovation this spring was the carnival pre- sented by WAA. Complete with merry-go-round and tunnel of love, the carnival raised money for activities during the rest of the year and next fall. Fall playday — archery . . . Wednesday board meeting — ■ Klein, Anderson, Gronewold, Iverson, Lyman, Ross, Linde- vall, Cunningham, Fell, Rice, Suiter ... at the target, playday. PRESIDENT ' S COMMITTEE Eleanor Hardy Wanda Bailey Mary Beth Rishel Betty Aleck Barbara Jensen SECRETARY ' S COMMITTEE Betty Earp Edith Holmes Evelyn Gordon Betty Palmtag TREASURER ' S COMMITTEE Marguerite Bakkerud Marilyn Alley Virginia Campen INTRAMURALS COMMITTEE Gwen Lindevall, Chairman Violet Redenbaugh Martha Cole Ruth Boukal Carolyn Parsons BADMINTON COMMITTEE Raedene Pegden, Chairman Bernadine Bailey Doris Smith Jane Sauter ART COMMITTEE Annette Klein, Chairman Joyce Sadler Ann Tichy Elaine Holman Burna Mae Dallinget PUBLICITY COMMITTEE Phyll Iverson, Chairman Suzanne Runyan LaVonne Hanel Phyllis Loop HIKING COMMITTEE Betty Ross, Chairman Jean Shapland Eleanor Polsley Emmareine Topliff Betty Glad SOCIAL COMMITTEE Mildred Cunningham, Chairman Veria Monger Paula Wagner Annette Deibel Betty Lou Page Bernice Pospichal SOCCER-BASEBALL COMMITTEE Gerry Dallinger, Chairman Betty Kroll Rosalie Koukol Dorothy Lassiter Eleanor Duff PLAYDAY COMMITTEE Vivian Fell, Chairman Marilyn Clark Mary Fitzsimmons Virginia White VOLLEYBALL COMMITTEE Bobra Suiter, Chairman Mary Ellen Mahoney Joanne Mengedoht Pauline Darby Grace Vaughn PROGRAM COMMITTEE Mary Louise Gronewold, Chairman Jeanne Chenoweth Denelda Peterson Virginia Hefflinger ARCHERY COMMITTEE Doris Osborn, Chairman Ahlene Groves Mary Lou Beatty Frances Olsen Lucille Perelman PING PONG and TENNIS COMMITTEE Adele Pangle, Chairman Mary Alice Johnson Wilma Kruse Eleanor Sorensen Jackie McNamara lirribering up . . . badminton match in action. Beck, Boulden, Zimmer, Lindsey, Smith Anderson, Peck, Hoogstraat, Rice, Iverson Klein, Finlayson, Neumann, Cunningham, Green Nine seniors and seven juniors were nominated to the 1 942- 1 943 edition of " Who ' s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges " by action of the Student Council and the faculty. Seniors chosen were Paul Beck, Mary Heu- mann, Diana Hoogstraat, Marian Peck, Bob Perelman, Dorothy Rice, Earl Rinehart, Clarence Smith, Homer Starr, and Bill Zimmer. Juniors nominated were Mildred Cunningham, Roberta Green, Phyll Iverson, Annette Klein, Douglas Lindsey, and Byron Oberst. Bob Spellmeyer, June Rose Anderson, Barbara Finlayson, and Roger Boulden, seniors, were elected for a second year. Beginning with a mammoth convocation, the Student Council sponsored a bond drive to reach the goal of $2,000 set for the University stu- dents. A " stamp booth " was opened at the en- trance to the cafeteria, and Greek and Indepen- dent organizations competed in a bond-and- stamp-seiling contest. Phi Sigma Phi fraternity won. The University was awarded an " M " flag by the Treasury in recognition of the faculty ' s 100 per cent participation in the payroll bond-buying program. It is believed that the University of Omaha is one of the few colleges and universities in the United States participating so completely in the bond-buying program. Faculty bond comnnittee . . . students line up at Bond Booth in lower hall. 21 J re 6 lime n . . . t ie ontij la 66 that turned out or it6 picture When they came in, there were more men than women in the Freshman class. When they leave, the proportion will show the effects of the Army, Navy and Marine Reserves. While they were here, though, the frosh showed a spirit of unusual ability and talent, rather than the cus- tomary pseudo-sophistication of the usual green- horn. The fall election went all Greek. Roger Lind- blom, Spellmeyer the second, was elected presi- dent. Pauline Darby, vice - president, Maxine Paulson, secretary - treasurer, proved good stooges for the inactive administration. Most active of the freshman foremen were the Student Council representatives: Walt Graham, Nell Evans, Hazel McConnell, Bill Eller, Orville Mc- New, Marian Ganaros. The traditional skull cap rule was rigidly en- forced during the fall season. The first snow was a mere flurry, so the " 0 " Club tyrants forced the yearlings to wear their caps till Homecoming, Oc- tober 1 5. A few of the ardent chaps wore them even afer Homecoming — all of which goes to show that they really are a serious lot. Eventually the elite athletes put the deadline at November 1 3. Then the heads were bared — forcibly. Board meetings greeted the tender-heads who still wore caps. On the sports side of the ledger, the frosh came through as the life-saving guardians of the University. The quintet from South came through in fine style till the end of the semester and the Dean. In football, Kenny Bowlin, Bill Cook, Harry Kalasky, Anton Lawry, Jack Roth, Bob Thomas, Leonard Walla helped keep the Hartmenites from total demolition. Kalasky deserved a medal for his yeomanlike replacement of Rog Boulden at center. When it came to basketball, the frosh were again well represented. Lawry, one of the out- standing forwards in the conference, was barred at the close of the semester. Dan Akromis and Jack Roth saw considerable service as the two main replacements from the side. The Green-horns proved their versatility when they virtually took over the student publication, the GAEEWAY. Enterprising writers from the de- partment of journalism were: Dorothy Dever- eaux. Morion Ganaros, Walt Grham, LaVon Hanel, Dick Orr, Bob Rousek, Moe Savich. 6pite uppercla66men, tlietj Ve tL e mo6t poLverf-u I l)uncli on til le campu6 22 FOURTH ROW: Deveraux, Green- berg, D. Anderson, Carter, Cook. L. Anderson, Brown, Hindmon, Fust, Hoogstraat, Helnemon, Feierman, Filer THIRD ROW: Hanisch, Dindinger, Grant, Carter, Christie, Clatanoff, Dropalik, Grobeck, Graham, Hamil- ton, Hryse, Bedell SECOND ROW: Ganaros, Hurlbut, Cole, Fitzsimmons, Bundy, Hefflin- ger. Darby, Alley, Holmes, Devereux, Glad, Calendine FIRST ROW: Hyde, Bailey, Helm, Bernstein, Duff, Holland, Aleck, Campen, Clark, Avant, Haupt FOURTH ROW: Benson, Mansur, Na- than, Bohrer, Laird, Nordeen, Olson, Menck, McNew, Linstrom, Johnson, Keuchel THIRD ROW: Hanson, Orr, Maltz, Myers, Grether, Koutsky, Lincoln, Lange, F. Johnson, Lindbloom Nea- fus SECOND ROW: Evans, Lassiter, Thomas, Mackie, Norberg, Menge- doht, M. Johnson, Monger, Loop, Motza, Mosier, McLucas FIRST ROW: Mills, Ibson, Nielsen, Jensen, Maystrick, Kaplan, Kaulitz, Kruse, McNamara, Jones, Lindborg FOURTH ROW: Pfeiffer, Rousek, Stocking, G. Smith, Vickery, Swan- son, Stech, Steiger, Reynolds, W. Smith THIRD ROW: Wright, Reinhardt, Siegler, Slenicka, Rice, Prescher, Reins, Savich, Stamm SECOND ROW: Wright, Thomson, Shapland, Young, Taylor, Shufelt, Ripper, Patterson, Soito, Stadtwald, Rush, Thompson FIRST ROW: Sorensen, Sittler, Sod- erberg, Stephenson, Topliff, Simp- son, Petrich, Rader, Page, Sadler, Wilson, Wood 23 I ealli tkere are a lot mom 5opli6 tlian pictured: tlieij Ve sliij So on to the sophomores . . . what ' s left of them . . . what with army calls and all that stuff. At this halfway point through their college life, the sophs continued to hold a prominent position on the campus. At election time, withstanding the terrific Greek barrage, John Foley was one of the " Barbs " elected to a student office when he was named president of the class of ' 45. Eleanor Mann, Sig Chi, was elected vice-president, Betty Earp, Kappa, secretary-treasurer. The class was represented on the Student Council by David Button, Bob Wallin, Bob Chenoweth, Marion Palmquist, and Marilyn Davis. Two of the livelier of the class were Hazel Mc- Connell and Don Erickson who acted as cheer- leaders at all athletic events. Don was elected head cheerleader. Turning to sports, the sophs ran a close second to those over-powering frosh. With determina- tion in their eyes, the sophomores copped lead- ing spots on the football and basketball teams. Bob Hazen, Ernie Weekes, Keith Olmstead, Chuck Lynch, and Wayne Peterson starred on the sod. Hazen held many an attack from his posi- tion on the line. Weekes started late but hit the varsity line-up almost as soon as he donned the moleskins. His line plunging was one of the high- lights of the team. Peterson, Lynch and Olmstead all proved to be valuable in their offensive play. Olmstead ' s days were numbered, though, and he left Omaha U. at the last of the fall semester to serve in the Coast Guard. On the basketball court the class of ' 45 didn ' t have so many men, but the outstanding two, Ben Miller and Bob " Chalk " Cain, made up in bril- liance what the class lacked in numbers. The size of Miller made little difference when he replaced taller men; his speed on foot made many an op- ponent shudder. " Chalk " Cain was scheduled to become an all-conference star, but was stymied when the Air Corps beckoned. While he played, though, " Chalk " aided and abetted numerous successful campaigns for the over-throw of in- vading teams. The students publications also came up for sophomore aid. Roy Valentine, Ben Miller, and Bob Corson all helped out the cause. Valentine and Corson left the second semester while Miller has been allowed to remain until July. All three have served as both make-up editors and editors- in-chief of the GATEWAY. Ruth Neef, Pi 0, and Hazel McConnell, Pi 0, first place winner, were class representatives in the 1943 TOMAHAWK Beauty Contest. tlie 24 THIRD ROW; Dowling, Erickson, Arms, Chenoweth, Gibbs SECOND ROW: Brownell, Fisher, Bleich, Edelmarn, Corson FIRST ROW: Bakkerud, Brown, Bailey, Dollmger THIRD ROW: Seastedt, Nepomnick, Wallin, Soland, Novak SECOND ROW: Johnson, Olson, Jen- kins, Simon, Campbell, Knight FIRST ROW: Shirck, Miles, Rapp, Pegden, Patterson THIRD ROW: Lynch, A, Scoville, J. Scoville, Hozen SECOND ROW: Clark, Gambee, Os- born, Polmquist, Tichy FIRST ROW: Lorenz, Redenbaugh, McConnell, Davis 25 o iliat we almost lu iij ' re scarcer than seniors uniors are wnal we aimosi nave none . . ' . tkeu re scarcer tk L The class of ' 44 cornered all the officers, hon- ors, and work this year. Perhaps it was because so many seniors were studying hard to finish ahead of Uncle Sammy, but the juniors like to think it was because of their outstanding leader- ship. Dick Burress acted as president of the relative- ly socially inactive class, while Annette Deibel maintained the post of vice-president, aided and abetted by Jane Griffith, secretary-treasurer. Doubling up, Burress acted as president of the Student Council as well as president of Theta Phi Delta. He succeeded Byron Oberst in the frat post. Other juniors heading their respective or- ganizations were: Jane Griffith, Sigma Pi Phi; Charles Rockey, Sigma Tau Delta; Maxine Ylander, Gamma Sigma Omicron; Betty Jane Bowler, Kappa Psi Delta; Roberta Green, Pi Omega Pi; Jean Pratt, Sigma Chi Omicron; Phyll Iverson, Independents. Student Council representatives were: Shirley Buchanan, Phyll Iverson, Dick Burress, Byron Oberst, and Douglas Lindsey. Buchanan served as vice-president while Iverson maintained the secretaryship. Student publications, commandeered by the underclass green-horns, left only two positions open to upperclassmen : the Board of Student Publications was handled by one junior, Roberta Green and one senior, Bill Zimmer. The TOMA- HAWK staff was, with few exceptions, all junior class. The editor-in-chief, Annette Klein, was aided by Shirley Buchanan and Phyll Iverson as associate editors. The most important feature of the ' 43 yearbook was that it broke an eight-year tradition when it came out on time. Eight juniors nominated for inclusion in the 1942-43 edition of Who ' s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges were Mil- dred Cunningham, Roberta Green, Phyll Iverson, Annette Klein, Douglas Lindsey, Byron Oberst, and Marian Peck. Juniors on the football team were few but dynamic and important. Jim Oglesby, Bob Mo- ran, Bob Dymacek and Dick Burress were the junior class moleskin authorities. Oglesby and Moron played the backfield, while Dymacek played line along with guard-Burress. Jane Griffith, Sig Chi, Mary Ellen Mahoney, Phi Delt, and Bobro Suiter, Independent, were entrants in the TOMAHAWK Beauty Contest. Douglas Lindsey, relatively busy this years as business manager of Student Publications, com- manded one of the " strain, stretch and groan " companies in the new stepped-up phys-ed pro- gram. Lyie Noble was another junior who helped figure out the building-up exercises the univer- sity men went through this year. Alfred Eggers served as head of the crack squad. Altogether, the juniors proved a versatile out- fit by not only controlling all the leading posi- tions in the University organizations, but even holding positions outside of school on top of split- ting ranks in the accelerated program. A great percentage of the class of ' 44, along with the class of ' 43, will receive their last TOMAHAWK this spring and will finish work on their degrees at the end of the fall semester in January. 26 uatin ea ' lij oin to Summer icLool THIRD ROW: Nelsen, J. Hughes, Hamilton, Dus, Halbrook, Jessen, Dymacek SECOND ROW: Chenoweth, A. Hughes, Kitner, Galda, Kara, Klai- mon, Drishous, Eller FIRST ROW: Klein, Kroll, Earp, Coon, Green, Griffith, Cunninghom THIRD ROW: Noble, Moredick, Lef- holtz, Reisser, Rice, Shehan, Rankin, Latenser SECOND ROW: Pettegrew, Jaul, Lar- sen, Lindsey, Langston, Miller, Wolf FIRST ROW: Suiter, McDonald, Pratt, Ross, Roberts, Carter 27 Enrollment in the School of Adult Education is the largest in the University, the decrease not being as great as that in day school. Approxi- mately seven hundred students are now enrolled in evening classes. Most important of the classes offered by the School of Adult Education are those given in cooperation with the government. Among these have been the air pilot training institutes, in which three hundred men have been trained. Math, science, and engineering courses have also been very popular this year. Added to the usual courses has been the pre- ciinic training center for nurses offered in con- junction with the Immanuel, Methodist, and Jennie Edmundson (Council Bluffs) hospitals. Other new activities this year have been the initiation of an insurance program in cooperation with the national association of insurance men and the new down-town Language Clinic. The Clinic offers courses in eight contemporary lan- guages, particularly those of countries in which we are intimately interested either as foes or allies. Activities of students in the School of Adult Education have been headed this year by presi- dent Gordon Wainwright, vice-president Carolyn Goddard, secretary-treasurer Mary Brown, and activities chairman Margaret Harrison of the Ex- tension Council. Chief social activity was the supper-dance held January 27 at the Blackstone hotel. Director of the School is Mr. E. M. Hosman. He is also chairman of the Committee on Graduate Studies, established this year, a member of the executive committee of the state Victory speak- ers, and chairman of the Baxter Memorial Lec- ture committee. SECOND ROW: A. Peterson, R. Peterson, Zimmer FIRST ROW: Wright, Eller, Heinbuch SECOND ROW: Hoiston, Earp, Storm, Drishaus, Pratt FIRST ROW: Green, Bailey, Rice, Cun- ningham, Brown nter-6omntij (Council The Inter-Sorority council was designed to pro- mote greater understanding and cooperation be- tween the women ' s Greek organizations on the campus. In the fall the council set up rushing rules and provided for the registration of girls interested in belonging to a sorority. The annual Christmas tea dance, given with the Home Economics department, was held on December 16. The feature attraction of the event was a fashion show in which the girls mod- eled ensembles of their own making. Highlight of the holiday season was the " Par- thenon Prom " which the council gave in coopera- tion with the Inter-Fraternity council. This all- Greek dance was held at the Chermot ballroom, December 29. The Inter-Fraternity council headed the scrap drive in which the Greek organizations took part. Officers of the Inter-Sorority council are: Mil- dred Cunningham, president; Roberta Green, vice president; Dorothy Rice, secretary; Eliza- beth Brown, treasurer. Inter-Fraternity council officers ore president, Byron Oberst; secretary, Russell Wright; and treasurer. Dale Heinbuch. 29 Helm Simpson Patterson, Hoogstraat, Winters, Matza, McDonold, Shopland, Peck Lawrence, Bridenbough, Fell, Ross, Brandt, Curzon Sockett, Ganaros, Maystrick, Petrick, Miles, Hillier, Graves Drishaus, Heumann, Ylander, Cunningham, Langston, Palmquist Gamma Sigma Omicron, the largest sorority on the campus, won first place in the 1942 Ma- le day sing, and second place in the acts. The Gammas were also awarded the Inter-Sorority council scholarship trophy for 1 940-41 . On October 23 the first pledge dance of the season, " Kollegiate Kapers, " was given by the Gamma pledges. Other social activities of the year included a Halloween party with the Phi Sig ' s, hay rack rides, a Christmas party, and the annual Founders ' Day banquet. The Gammas were also busily engaged in collecting scrap for the scrap drive, and buying and selling defense stamps and bonds. Mary Heumann reigned as the 1942 Home- coming Princess. Other Gammas holding office on the campus are: Mildred Cunningham, presi- dent of the Inter-Sorority council; Elizabeth Drishaus, treasurer of Sigma Tau Delta; Patricia Langston, secretary of Sigma Pi Phi; and Marian Palmquist and Marion Ganaros, Student Council members. On the W.A.A. board are Betty Ross and Vivian Fell. Three members of the sorority were elected to Who ' s Who. They are Mildred Cunningham, Marian Peck, and Mary Heumann. Candidates for the Tomahawk beauty contest include Helen Larsen, Marian Ganaros, and Mary Heumann. Officers of Gamma Sigma Omicron are Max- ine Ylander, president; Mildred Cunningham, vice president; Mary Heumann, secretary; Mari- an Palmquist, treasurer; and Patricia Langston, page. Miss Elizabeth Kaho is sponsor. Helen Baurle Norma Brandt Marjorie Bridenbaugh Betty Curzon Mildred Cunningham Elizabeth Drishaus Vivian Fell Marion Ganaros Ahlene Groves Donna Helm Mary Heumann Virginia Hillier Mildred Hoogstraat Dean Johnsen Madeline Lawrence Dorothy Mackie Pearl Patterson Eleanor Petrick ACTIVES Pat Langston Helen Larsen Ruth Matza Bernice Maystrick Alice McDonald Etta Mae Miles Marion Palmquist Marion Peck Betty Ross Jean Shopland Virginia White Jeanne Winters Maxine Ylander PLEDGES Katherine Sackett Audrey Simpson Doris Smith Jane Seuter pledt 9 e davicei tills (all 30 appa Hurlbut, Haas, Mengedoht, Glad Brown, Bowler, Earp, Johnson Kappa ' s fall pledge dance was entitled " Fies- ta, " and a feature of the dance was a floor show in keeping with the title. Taking part were sev- eral Mexicans, in costume, who danced the na- tional dance of Mexico, the " Harabe. " The rush season started with a formal tea given at the Paxton hotel, and later a circus party was held. Dinner parties, luncheons, and theater parties helped make the fall season suc- cessful. The preference banquet was held at the Athletic Club. Kappa Psi Delta members showed their patriotism by selling more bonds and stamps than any other sorority on the campus. Joann Mengedoht and Mary Alice Johnson took part in the Founder ' s Day program. Joann sang and Mary Alice played the piano. Joann also sang at the program given at the University by L ' Alliance Francaise. Betty Lou Haas won second place in the Tomahawk beauty contest. Others outstanding in Kappa are Mickey Hurlbut, as- sociate editor of the Tomahawk, and Betty Brown, treasurer of the Inter-Sorority council. Formal initiation of actives and new pledges for the second semester was held at the Paxton hotel, followed by a luncheon. Officers are Mary Alice Johnson, president; Betty Jane Earp, vice-president; Joann Menge- doht, secretary; and Elizabeth Brown, treasurer. Pledge officers are Emile Caledine, president; Betty Glad, vice-president; and Mickey Hurlbut, secretary-treasurer. Mrs. Robert Starring is spon- sor. Elizabeth Brown Betty Jane Earp Betty Lou Haas Emile Caledine Betty Glad ACTIVES Mary Alice Johnson Joann Mengedoht PLEDGES Mickey Hurlbut were tLeiy Qmat iocial actlvltij ' , 0 31 Page, W. Bailey, Olsen, Vlcck Rice, Finlayson, Lake, B. Bailey Highlight of the Phi Delt social season came with the pledge dance, " The Blackout Ball, " given November 6, the night of the first city- wide blackout. Rushing activities included a cabaret party, a formal tea, and a buffet supper. Members of Phi Delta Psi were active in their support of the University ' s bond and stamp drive as well as the pre-Homecoming scrap drive. They are also prominent in campus activities. Dorothy Rice is president of the Women ' s Athletic As- sociation, corresponding secretary of Feathers, secretary of the Inter-Sorority council, and a member of Who ' s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Barbara Fin- layson, president of Feathers, was also elected to Who ' s Who and the Student Council as one of the senior representatives. Vice-president of the junior class is Annette Deibel. Other representa- tive of the sorority on the Inter-Sorority council is Bernardine Bailey. Officers of the sorority are Ruth Lake, presi- dent; Barbara Finlayson, vice-president; Ruth Bruhn, secretary; Bernardine Bailey, treasurer; Annette Deibel, publicity chairman; and Dorothy Rice, sergeant-at-orms. Sponsor is Miss Eliza- beth Gage. ACTIVES Bernardine Bailey Wanda Bailey Ruth Bruhn Annette Deibel Barbara Finlayson Betty Lue Page Charlotte Phillips La Von Hanel Ruth Lake Mary Ellen Mahoney Frances Olsen Dorothy Rice PLEDGES Marjorie Ripper Virginia VIcek no winter formal dancei Lecamie tke 32 Homnes, Hefflinger, Sittler, Lindborg, Soderberg, Kruse, Pospichal, Neef, Muirhead Alley, Campen, McNamara, Devereux, Darby, Stephenson, Clark, Wright White, Storm, Carson, Green, Rapp, Kaiser, McConnell Pi Omega Pi, one of the largest sororities on the campus, had informal initiation in February after first semester pledging. The formal initia- tion was held two weeks later. Officers for this year were Roberta Green, president; Ruth Carson, vice-president; Dorothy Stepanek, secretary; Ruth Neef, treasurer; and Marion Rapp, historian; Mrs. J. W. Lucas and Miss Guenn Beeler are the sorority sponsors. The pledges gave their annual dance during Thanksgiving vacation in the university audi- torium. The theme was " aquatic. " Hazel McConnell was voted sweetheart at the Alpha Sig " Bowery Brawl. " Hazel also repre- sented Pi 0 in the annual Tomahawk beauty con- test. She is a sophomore member of the Student Council. Ruth Neef was entered by Phi Sigma Phi fraternity in the beauty contest. Shirley Storm and Roberta Green were on the Inter- Sorority council and the latter was vice-presi- dent. Roberta Green was selected for Who ' s Who and was elected to the Board of Student Publica- tions. Jane Kaiser was secretary-treasurer of the senior class. Maxine Lancaster, Kay Emery, and Dorothy Cappel, first, second, and third place winners in the 1942 Tomahawk beauty contest are Pi O ' s. Founder ' s day banquet, parties with the vari- ous fraternities, and participation in the Inter- Sorority Inter-Fraternity council Christmas dance made up the social life during the school year. Marilyn Alley Virginia Campen Ruth Carson Marilyn Clark Pauline Darby Dorothy Devereux Roberta Green Virginia Hefflinger Elaine Holman Edie Holmnes Beverly Hyde Jane Kaiser Lucille Lindborg Hazel McConnell Gertrude Kaulitz ACTIVES Jackie McNamara Pat Muirhead Ruth Neef Kathryn Poole Bernice Pospichal Marion Rapp Marjorie Sittler Lillian Soderberg Dorothy Thompson Agnes Stephenson Shirley Storm Jane White Marjorie Wright PLEDGES Wilma Kruse mone (j. went oy lAJar l oncl . i eildei, 33 Evans Freeman, Dow, Lorenz, Wilson, Mills, Thompson Tucker Wood, Norberg, Beatty, Perelman, Davis, Griffith, Hasslcr Schleh Carter, Runyon, Pratt, Mann, Haiston Si 9 ma 0, li ' micron " Boots and Saddle Trot " was the title of the dance presented by the pledges of Sigma Chi Omicron sorority on December 5. It was an in- formal affair with all those attending being in sports attire. The University auditorium, scene of the dance, was decorated with lanterns, sad- dles, and blankets to carry out the title. Oldest sorority on the campus, Sig Chi initiated ten pledges at an impressive formal ceremony at the Blackstone Hotel. A tea followed the initia- tion. The informal initiation was held at the Fontenelle Hotel. Social events were highlighted this year by the annual parties with the fraternities. Sig Chi gave vigorous support at both the football and bas- ketball games. Holly Wilson, cheer-leader, led the crowds in vigorous yells. For the third consecutive year the sorority won first place in intramurals in 1942. They also won third place in the Ma-ie Day sing. Officers are Jean Pratt, president; Marilyn Mackley, vice-president; Eleanor Mann, secre- tary-treasurer; and Marilyn Davis and Jane Grif- fith, sergeants-at-arms. Jean Pratt and Doris Haiston represent Sig Chi on the Inter-Sorority council. Miss Gertrude Kincaide and Mrs. Rich- ard Duncan are the sorority ' s sponsors. Pledge officers in the fall included Nell Evans, president; Hollis Wilson, vice-president; Lucille Perelman, secretary; Beatrice Anderson, treasur- er; and Dorothy Thompson and Wilma Mills, ser- geants-at-arms. Mary Lou Beatty Phyllis Carter Marilyn Davis Georganne Dow Nell Evans Nan Freeman Jane Griffith Doris Haiston Mary Fran Hassler Barbara Ann Lorenz Eleanor Lewis Evelyn Norberg ACTIVES Eleanor Mann Wilma Mills Lucille Perelman Jean Pratt Suzanne Runyar Margaret Schleh Dorothy Thompson Ann Tucker Hollis Wilson PLEDGES Jane Wood no car5 ant more . 0 titer J I a nee 5 were 34 Johnson, J. Scoville, C. Olson, Swanson, Ohiswager A. Scoville, Knudsen, Soland, J. Olson, Chenoweth Kara, Lynch, Boulden, Graham, Smith, Kenchel Hortman, Wright, Peterson, Reisser, Lindsey, Crone Alpha Sigma Lambda, now in its twenty-fourth year on the campus, presented the " Bowery Brawl, " costume dance, at Peony Park November 26 with Ted Cole and his orchestra. Hazel Mc- Connell was elected " Bowery Queen. " Other so- cial events included a hayrack party with the Pi O ' s and a party with the Sig Chi ' s. The Alpha Sigs received first place award for the float on Homecoming. Alpha Sig officers are: Allan Peterson, presi- dent; Russell Wright, vice-president; Douglas Lindsey, secretary; Bob Reisser, treasurer. Inter-fraternity council representatives are Al- lan Peterson and Russell Wright, who is secretary of the council. Those chosen from the fraternity for the Who ' s Who award were Bob Spellmeyer, Clarence Smith, Roger Boulden, Douglas Lindsey, and Earl Rinehart. " He men " from the Alpha Sig playing on the university football team are Bob Spellmeyer, Clarence Smith, Roger Boulden, and Leonard Graham. Basketball players are Roger Boulden, Leonard Graham, Clarence Smith, and Earl Rine- hart. " O " Club members are Roger Boulden, who is president; Clarence Smith, secretary-treasurer; and Leonard Graham, sergeant-at-arms. Roger Boulden is president of the senior class. Douglas Lindsey was awarded honors for the highest scholastic average among fraternity men. He is also business manager of the student pub- lications. Members — actives : Roger Boulden, Bob Chenoweth, Leonard Gra- ham, Christy Kara, Douglas Lindsey, Bob Murray, Allen Peterson, Bob Reisser, Clarence Smith, Jim Scoville, Bob Spellmeyer, Leslie Whitney, and Russell Wright. Pledges, in the fall were: Daniel Akromis, George Akromis, William Beebe, Dave Button, Burke Clements, Bob Ginn, Jack Grobeck, Hubert Hall, Rodney Hail, Karl Johnson, Horry Kalasky, Richard Kalasky, Bob Keuchel, Jim Kratt, Anton Lawry, Charles Lynch, Bill McCawley, Frank Monsell, Bob Moron, Stan Ohiswager, Keith Olmstead, Col Olson, John Olson, Wayne Peter- son, Earl Rinehart, Jack Rose, John Shirck, Wes Soland, Brainard Stocks, Don Swanson, and Rob- ert Thomas. Pledge officers were David Button, president; Col Olsen, vice-president; Rodney Hall, secre- tary-treasurer. Harry Knudsen and Wright Smith were pledged at mid-year. iuen Lij tke J-ntei - ratemitij and 35 Loomis, Lawyer, Bremer, Halbrook, Shehan, Shields Graham McNew, Fisher, Reinhardt, Lindstrom, Mench, Savich Lefholtz, Rehschuh, Wallin, Zimmer, Heinbuch, Strako Phi Sigma Phi, the oldest fraternity on the campus, won first place in the bond and stamp drive in competition with all the university or- ganizations. They also took second place honors in the scrap drive sponsored by the inter-fratern- ity council. " Ration Ramble " was the pledge dance with Jack Swanson and his orchestra, and it was one of the outstanding social points of the fall sea- son. Highlight of the dance was the show pre- sented during the intermission. Morris Savich gave his rendition of " The Old Sow Song " in a truly hilarious manner. Walter Graham, pledge president, performed several tricks and illusions with the assistance of Bob Carson. The feature illusion was a levitation of a person; this trick was entitled " Aerial Suspension. " To tie in with the theme, " Ration Ramble, " some " what isn ' t rationed " was passed out at the close of the dance in the form of mistletoe. A mammoth ar- ray of a thousand balloons filled the ceiling of the university auditorium. These balloons were later given to the Child Saving Institute. Officers of Phi Sigma Phi ore Robert Wallin, president; William Zimmer, vice-president; Dale Heinbuch, treasurer; George Rehschuh, secre- tary. Bruce Lefholtz was the winner of the boxing title. Others outstanding in Phi Sig activities are Robert Wallin, student council representative; William Zimmer, member of the Inter-Fraternity council, student board of publications, and Who ' s Who; George Rehschuh, active in the 0-Club; Dale ' Heinbuch, Inter-Fraternity council mem- ber; Orville McNew, Student Council representa- tive; and Walter Graham, an associate editor on the Tomahawk. Wayne Bremer won the individ- ual table tennis championship. Members — actives : Dale Heinbuch, Bruce Lefholtz, Don Ostrond, Bob Porter, Wolly Rankin, George Rehschuh, Jock Shields, Dean Straka, Bob Wallin, and Bill Zimmer. The fall pledges were the following: Allan Amsden, Frank Bedell, Wayne Bremer, Deck Capps, Jock Fisher, Walter Graham, Paul Hal- brook, Jim Jones, Bob Lawyer, Bob Lindstrom, Don Loomis, Bob McLaughlin, Orville McNew, Neale Peterson, George Reinhardt, Morrie Sa- vich, Francis Shehan, and Bill Smisek. Pledge officers were Walter Graham, presi- dent; Wayne Bremer, vice-president; Bob Law- yer, secretary; Orville McNew, treasurer. Mid-year pledges were Louis Hanish, Don Prescho, and Jack Browner. tke nter-somntt counclL S ail vieav 36 Seastedt, Wellauer, Svvanson, Hindman, Schoultz, Miles, Jensen, Menck Anderson, Cook, Rowan, Hazen, Monroe, Macalister, Dudley, Pangle Dymacek, Carter, Koutsky, Lindblom, Stamm, W. Eller, Neofus, Roessig Erickson, R. Eller, Burress, Moredick, Peterson, Fuller During the fall semester of 1942 Theta Phi Delta contributed wholeheartedly to the war ef- fort and received first place in the scrap drive in competition with the other fraternities. The Thetas worked vigorously in the University bond and stamp drive and won second place in the competition. " Holiday Inn " was the title of the pledge dance held during Christmas vacation. The Christmas carol sing held in the cafeteria dur- ing the intermission of the dance was so success- ful that it is scheduled to be an annual Theta event in the future. The Thetas began their social program in the fall with a fireside with Sigma Chi Omicron soror- ity, followed by a weiner roast with the Pi O ' s. During the spring semester of ' 42 Theta Phi Delta received first place in the Ma-ie day acts and won the scholarship cup offered by the Inter- Fraternity council. They won second place in Softball, second place in baseball, and tied with the Independents in basketball. Outstanding members are Dick Burress, presi- dent of the junior class. Student Council presi- dent, chairman of the bond and stamp drive, and chief air raid warden; Roger Lindblom, presi- dent of the freshman class and of the Engineers club; Byron Oberst, member of Who ' s Who and president of the Inter-Fraternity council; and Bob Eller, who succeeded Byron Oberst as presi- dent of the Inter-Fraternity council. Officers are: Dick Burress, president; Bruce Moredick, vice-president; Don Erickson, secre- tary; and Bob Eller, treasurer. Members — actives : Walter Anderson, Richard Burress, William El- ler, Donald Erickson, Al Fuller, Fred Jensen, Carl Koutsky, Roger Lindblom, Lynn Neafus, Bill Pangle, Ronnie Peterson, and Maurice Stamm. Fall pledges included: Kenny Bowlin, Jerry Campbell, Jack Carter, Bill Cook, Jay Dudley, Robert Dymacek, Ed Egan, Bill Eller, Donald Erickson, Warren Gilliland, Bob Hazen, Fred Holmstrom, Fred Jensen, Carl Koutsky, Roger Lindblom, Bill Moloney, Roger McCullough, Jerry Menk, Hank Moberg, Lynn Neafus, Don Peterson, Walter Roessig, Ronald Seastedt, Maurice Stamm, Bill Swanson, and Ernest Weekes. Pledged at mid-year were Bill Kizer, Jim Mon- roe, Bob Schultz, Bill Swanson, and Al Wellauer. 37 SNOW ON THE GROUND USED TO MEAN DANCES ALL OVER THE PLACE. NOT NOW: • ■ THE BOND BOOTH SEEMS TO BE MORE IMPORTANT. . A REGULAR EPIDEMIC OF WINGS AND RINGS HAS BROKEN OUT AMONG THE COEDS. FINALS GET US DOWN, ESPECIALLY CHEM, Pholo by Murray 2xam6 and a new Semester . R. Kalasky, Roth, Miller, DeWaal, Cain, Coach Hartman Lowry, Graham, Rinehart, Boulclen, D. Akromis i5 Qoma iwe It couldn ' t happen two years in a row — but it did! Again the Indians lost a group of cagers at midseason to army, navy, et al. The good start that Coach Sed Hartman ' s basketball team made went up in smoke after Anton Lawry and Dan Akromis, two first-stringers, had to check in their suits. Later, Bob Cain was called by the air corps. Lynn Neafus, Theta ' s intramural star, filled in the gap left by Akromis, and led team scoring against South Dakota University with seventeen points. 40 Lawry, Boulden, Graham The cagers looked unbeatable in their first four games, beating Fort Crook, Motor Trans- port, Midland, and Dana by wide margins. Aug- ustana was the " Waterloo, " however, and this set-back started the Indians on the downward path by handing them a 50-43 defeat in Omaha. Lawry, who had made twenty-one points against Midland, fouled out in the third period and was badly missed. Captain Earl Rinehart Earl Rinehart, senior guard, was team captain. Two other seniors, Leonard Graham and Roger Boulden, both veterans of last year, were also mainstays for the Indians. Game results: OMAHA OPPONENTS 70 Motor Transport 1 8 44 Fort Crook 29 55 Midland 40 49 Dana 36 43 Augustona 50 42 Midland 44 24 South Dakota State 62 28 Augustona 37 36 South Dakota U 54 21 Morningside 57 41 Morningside 50 453 TOTALS 477 Roster : Dan Akromis Richard Kalasky Carl Preuss Roger Boulden Anton Lawry Earl Rinehart Bob Cain Charles Lynch Jack Roth Larry Christensen Ron Miles Clarence Smith Wallace De Waal Ben Miller George Smith Leonard Graham Lynn Neafus Richard Grant Glenn Jackson Bill Pangle High scorers : Boulden 101 Lawry 84 Cain 78 41 Organized to recognize the outstanding ac- complishments of upper division students major- ing in music, the honorary music fraternity. Kap- pa Mu Lambda, initiated its new members in January at a party given together with the alums. Those initiated include Elizabeth Drishaus, John Foley, Virginia Heidkamp, Mary Neumann, and Marion Rapp. With a view to the future and the part that they will play in the post-war world, students in the social science departments reorganized the International Relations Club after a semester of inactivity. " Reconstruction in the Far East " was the topic discussed informally by the members during the year. Individual members led the panel discus- sions which followed each meeting. The local club is affiliated with the national International Relations Clubs and is sponsored Under the leadership of Barbara Finlayson, the Feathers inaugurated a new plan of " tapping " their members this year. The distribution of Greek and Barb girls was revised to enable more efficient choice of capable candidates. Other of- ficers were June Rose Anderson, vice-president, Diana Hoogstraat, recording secretary; Dorothy Rice, corresponding secretary; Mary Neumann, treasurer; and Shirley Buchanan, publicity chair- man. The Feathers continued to wear full uniform on Fridays despite the discontinuance of convo- cations, attended all football and basketball Officers for this year are Robert E. Johnson, president; Jane Griffith, vice-president; and Douglas Lindsey, secretary-treasurer. Miss Eliza- beth Koho is sponsor. The fraternity sponsored the annual Music Week convocation and also entertained a group of high school seniors. by the Carnegie Foundation for Peace. The na- tional organization furnished valuable discussion material and books to the club. Leading the club ' s activities this year were Hazel Slenker, president, and Shirley Buchanan, secretary-treasurer. Dr. Lyman Harris sponsored the club. A joint meeting was held in the spring with the Duchesne College club, and arrangements were made for similar semi-yearly meetings. The annual spring banquet was held in the clubroom. games, selected cheerleaders, sponsored a vice versa dance in collaboration with the " O " club in March, and held formal initiation in April. Greatest problem of the year was the saddle- shoe situation. Scarcity of black and white shoes started the trouble and rationing finished it. Starting at the time when Number 17 stamp ac- quired its importance, it was decided that any flat-heeled shoe would do for the duration. In February the Feathers took over the Bond and Stamp drive and continued the drive on Wednesdays. All members wore full uniforms on this day to aid sales. 42 Keller, Drishaus, Winters, Rapp Hillier, Heumann, Kaho, Dallinger, Heidkamp Johnson, Griffith, Lindsey Klein, Canfield, Peterson, Simon Runyan, Rundell, Suiter, Anderson, Taylor Smith, Buchanan, Slenker, Iverson, Coon Peterson, Earp, Lindevall, M. Hoogstraat, Pegden, Iverson, Parsons, Rundell Slenker, Suiter, Wilson, Stamm, McConnell, Gronewoid, Finer, Mann Heumann, Buchanan, D. Hoogstraat, Finloyson, Anderson, Rice, Klein 43 StuJent C Lnstian iSociatlon Outstanding activity of the SCA was its drive to collect funds for the World Student Service League which aids student victims of war. This year the group topped its goal by 30 per cent, in spite of decreased enrollment. The Association brought several outstanding speakers to the Uni- versity during the course of the year, and par- ticipated in various state, regional, and national conferences. Co-chairmen for this year are Marie Galdc and Harold Hamilton. Secretary is Mary Louise Gronewold, treasurer is Virginia White, and cabi- net members are Betty Ross, Duane Farris, Dean Archer, LaVon Hanel, Violet Redenbaugh, and Marjorie Decker. Advisors are Dr. William Noyce, Mr. William Mead, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Durond. An honorary chemistry fraternity. Gamma Pi Sigma, recognizes high scholastic standing in the field of chemistry. Speaker at the annual spring banquet was Ralph E. Montanna, professor of chemical engi- neering at the University of Minnesota. Subject of his speech was " Modern Concepts of the Cellu- lose Molecule. " Members initiated this year include: John Jenkins, Richard Fitch, Clyde Bohrer, Shaun Gun- derson. Gene Stech, Eleanor Petrich, Charlotte Garland, Betty Hruby, Virginia McLucas, Char- lotte Morgenstern, Nels Palmquist, Robert Wharton, Ruthaline Bundy, Virginia Hefflinger, Ruthelaine Thomsen, Bernice Pospichal, and Etta Mae Miles. Officers are Wallace Rankin, president; Clin- ton Haynes, vice-president; and Marjorie Mar- tin, secretary-treasurer. Dr. Nell Ward is spon- sor. Meeting together with the Omaha section of the American Chemical Club, the Chem Club of the University has heard many outstanding speakers in the field of chemistry. Officers of the club are president, Ernest Jaul; vice-president, Wallace Rankin; and secretary, Ruth Mattice. Outstanding accomplishment of the Pre-Med Club, composed of those students preparing to enter medical school, dental school, or the vet- ernarian field, was its activity during Tuber- culosis Week when members aided in the regis- tration and preparation for the tuberculosis tests. At the annual banquet given January 6, Dr .Toll- man of the faculty of the University of Nebraska School of Medicine spoke on " The Role of Blood in Clinical Pathology. " Officers of the Pre-Meds are Charles Dus, president; Eugene Merchant, vice-president; and Russell Jessen, secretary. Sponsor of both clubs is Dr. Nell Ward. 44 Arms, Ferris, Fust, Hughes, Laird, Archer Simpson, Rice, Lindevall, Peterson, Cole, Chenoweth, Decker H. Golda, Roberts, Mosier, Ross, Saito, Topliff Coon, Gronewold, Hamilton, M. Galda, White, Loop Jenkins, Rankin, Stech, Wallin, Fronzen, Haynes, Patterson Martin, Decker, Pospichal, D. Hoogstraat, Petrich, Thomsen, Miles Word, M. Hoogstraat, Stephens, Jaul, Gronewold B. Olson, Koutsky, Rice, Soland, Jenkins, Fronzen Johnson, Sapot, J. Olson, Haynes, Clatanol, Dropalik Martin, M. Hoogstraat, D. Hoogstraat, Gronewold, V. White, Stephens Word, Mattice, Jaul, Dus, Lawson, J. White 45 O-CLi Composed entirely of men who hove been awarded their letters for athletic activities, the 0-Club was conspxuous this fall by the fervor with which it enforced the wearing of the fresh- man caps authorized by tradition and the Stu- dent Council. Boardings were frequent around Homecoming time. The outstanding social activity of the year was the annual dance at which the 0-Club sweet- heart was elected. Eleanor Mann was chosen of the candidates nominated by the five sororities. This year, in the interests of economy, the dance was given together with the Feathers, and 0-Club member Bremer was then elected as " Joe Col- lege. " Officers of the club are Roger Boulden, presi- dent; Clarence Smith, secretary-treasurer; and Leonard Graham, sergeant-at-arms. Sponsors are Sed Hartman and Roderic Crane. Outstanding accomplishment of Sigma Pi Phi, honorary education fraternity, was going nation- al, in the spring the fraternity joined the Future Teachers of America, the junior division of the National Education Association. The new affilia- tion went into effect this spring. A rush party was held in the fall for all those in the Department of Education. Twenty-one new members were initiated then, and at a winter initiation six more were initiated. All during the year the fraternity attended movies on topics of interest in the field of education. Officers for the year have been Jane Griffith, president; Mary Heumann, vice-president; Lor- raine Horn (first semester) and Patricia Lang- ston (second semester), secretary; and Vera Roberts, treasurer. Sponsor is Dr. L. O. Taylor, head of the Department of Education at the Uni- versity. Organized in 1926, the Engineers are the larg- est organization of men students on the campus. The club is open to any pre-engineering student and to any student taking drafting or other en- gineering course. Among the activities of the club during the year were a picnic at Elmwood and a Christmas party given at the home of Mr. John W. Kurtz, sponsor. Other sponsors are Mr. William H. Du- rand and Mr. C. H. Prewett. During the rest of the year the Engineers attended movies on engi- neering principles and lectures on engineering details. Officers for the fall semester were Fred Holm- strom, president; Kenny Bowlin, vice-president; Wayne Scott, secretary; and Alfred Eggers, trea- surer. Spring semester officers were Roger Lind- bloom, president; Alfred Eggers, vice-president; Wallace Roessig, secretary; and William Eller, treasurer. For the first time, women were this year ad- mitted to the club. 46 Cook, Preuss, Reinhardt, Lawry, Akromis, Zemunski, Orr Campbell, Dymacek, Hortman, Burress, Miller, Neafus Lynch, Smith, Boulden, Graham, Bremer, Pangle Iverson, Peterson, Kroll, Lindsey, Hoogstraat, Rice, Cole Payne, Hillier, Keller, Dallinger, Heidkamp, Redenbaugh, Green Thomas, Gordon, Appleby, Earp, Ross, Mann Coon, Roberts, Heumonn, Griffith, Langston, Ylander G. Smith, Schaultz, D. Swanson, Nordeen, Steiger, Tech, Wallin Rowan, Rose, L. Anderson, Heindman, Bohrer, Dindinger, Jenkins, Steinhart Keuchel, E. Johnson, Heinemon, Josephson, Rosenthal, Myers, Wright, J. Brown Kurtz, Durand, Prewett, Lindbloom, Eggers, Ostergaard, Vickery, Halloran Giangreco, Rice, Reins, Gardner, Soskin, Greenberg, Hamann 47 at e Debate question for the forensic year 1942- 1943 was one concerning plans for a post-war world: " Resolved, That the United Nations should form a federation of world states with the power of taxation, controlling trade, and main- taining an international police force. " In December the University debaters sponsored the annual invitational non-elimination tourna- ment. Teams were entered in the state tourna- ment of the Nebraska Intercollegiate Forensic league at Doane College and in the Pi Kappa Delta provincial tournament at Kearney Squad members were LeRoy Canfield, John Ol- son, Sylvan Siegler, Ray Simon, Mickey Hurlbut, Margaret Rundell, Shirley Storm, Ruth Taylor, and Marcia Finer. Coach was Robert W. Starring. Kappa chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, national honorary English fraternity, this year gave up its annual Book Week drive to secure books for the University library, feeling that any books which might be donated could better be used by the Victory Book Campaign. Officers elected for the fall semester were Charles Rockey, president; Roberta Green, secre- tary; and Elizabeth Drishaus, treasurer. Sponsors are Dr. A. Dayle Wallace and Dr. Benjamin Boyce. Program for the year included the annual ban- quet, the creative writing contest for all Univer- sity students, and initiation of new members. Chief topic of discussion of the local chapter of Alpha Kappa Delta, national honorary sociol- ogical fraternity, was the social problems arising out of the war. The University of Omaha chapter is Alpha of Nebraska. Among the speakers at the monthly meetings were Mrs. Herman Metz of the American Wo- men ' s Volunteer Service; Mr. Richard Collins, Juvenile Court probation officer; Lt. Guendolyn Harvey, Women ' s Army Auxiliary Corp; and Mr. Don Warner of the Office of Civilian Defense who showed movies on veneral disease control. New members initiated this year are Jeanne Chenoweth, Gwen Lindevall, Harold Hamilton, Walter Kieker, Pauline Moher, Marjorie Decker, and Marjorie Magner. Membership requirements are a B average in all University work and com- pletion of at least twelve hours in sociology. Ira O. Jones is president. Other officers are Angeline Tauchen, vice-president; Mildred Ross, secretary; Mrs. Paul Box, treasurer. Dr. T. Earl Sullenger is sponsor. 48 DEBATE SIGMA TAU DELTA Rundell, Olson, Canfield, Hurlbut Taylor, Simon, Finer Rockey, Olson, Wallace, Starr, Hills Drishaus, Green, Kaiser, Larsen This year all organizations were at a great dis- advantage. Conditions have been entirely too un- settled to permit the completion of any plans, however well-organized they might be. What with the army calling the men away from the campus, essential jobs calling the women, and the scholastic load on those remaining being so much heavier than usual, the wonder is that or- ganizations existed at all. To make matters worse, sponsors disappeared in the middle of the year to join the armed forces, and the shortening of the school year didn ' t help things out either. But despite all these trials and tribulations, the clubs went on with their work and carried out their plans as successfully as possible under the circumstances, and in many cases accomplished more despite the difficulties than they had in previous more smoothly-running years. 49 Defensively, the Barbs were probably the strongest team on the court. Al Nepomnick and Carl Preuss, the two " iron " guards, were instru- mental in stopping many a basket-bound drive of opponents. Offensively, they didn ' t do badly either. Preuss was the second highest scorer in the league with 38 points, and Nepomnick was fourth with 27 points. As usual, Dorrel Clemmer, Harvey Sapot, and Marvin Gerber played well. Bob Hennecke, a newcomer to the team, was the sixth member who caused trouble for the op- ponents. Phi Sig and Alpha Sig had a duel also, but theirs was for last place. Each team was able to Jumping rope isn ' t childish . . . pushups . . . captains Berman, Eggers, Moredick, Zimmer . . . boxing is requi in ujcnter Intramurau . . . When the basketball season rolled around, the tide was turned and Independents were held to a tie with Thetas for first place, each team losing one game to the other. The Theto cagers sported a powerful team, with Lynn Neafus, Jack Carter, Bill Cook, Hank Moberg, and Fred Holmstrom furnishing most of the power. Carter led the season ' s scoring with 51 points. Cook scored more points in one game than did anyone else, reaching the total of 23 against Phi Sig. Neafus transferred to the var- sity team midway in the season to gain new glory in a faster league — the North Central confer- ence. 50 muster only one victory against five defeats. Neale Peterson was easily the standout for the Phi Sig basketeers, scoring 34 points during the season and finishing third in individual scoring. Jack Shields stood out defensively for the Phi Sigs. Allen Peterson, Cal Olson, and Chuck Lynch surprised the Phi Sigs in the opening game for each team and led the Alpha Sigs to victory. The opposition, in the form of Independents and Thetas, grew tougher, however, as the season went by, and the Alpha Sigs were denied any more victories. An intramural all-star team was picked by the captains. They played the Jewish Community Center varsity team and Clifton Hills, losing both tilts by close scores. A new feature in winter intramurals was bowl- ing. Intramural points were given out for the games in a single round robin tournament. Theta was well-equipped for this new competition. Fred Holmstrom, Ronnie Seastedt, and Roger Lind- bloom led the Theta team. Individual sports, i.e., boxing, wrestling, and table tennis, prospered. With the tough physical fitness program Director Stu Bailer brewed, box- ing and wrestling were given considerable at- tention. Every able-bodied male student entered either a novice or an open boxing or wrestling tournament. The table tennis room was opened to the public more this year than in the past, so a greater percentage of players entered the tour- nament than in preceding years. Physical fitness being stepped up as a result of the war, the competitors in intramurals were definitely tougher than they have been in the past. Consequently, the pace of intramurals was increased greatly. Intramurals definitely had a good season. Help with calisthenics . . . volleyball in the auditorium . . . Kitner on a rope . . . Lindblom and unknown wrestling, also required. FIRST PLACE WINNER McCONNELL AND JUDGE ROMBERG judged tLe annua LaiAjl i eauitij (Contest oma- Sigmund Romberg, composer and conductor, selected the winners of the official 1943 Toma- hawk beauty contest, held at the Fontenelle Ho- tel March 2. Winners are Hazel McConnell, first place; Betty Lou Haas, second place; and Helen Larsen, third place. A total of fourteen girls were nominated by fraternities, sororities. Independents, and peti- tions. Contestants drew numbers by lot and ap- peared before the judge in numerical order. No pictures were used; Mr. Romberg made his selec- tions by personal appearance and interviews, poise and personality being taken into considera- tion. The show was " stolen " when Mr. Romberg invited all contestants and contest officials to be his guests at the Tuesday evening perform- ance at the Paramount. This is the first time a single out-of-town judge has chosen the contest winners wholly on the basis of personal appearance, with girls ap- pearing in street and afternoon dress. Other entrants in the contest were Nell Evans, Frances Olson, Marion Ganaros, Bobra Suiter, Patty Ibsen, Mary Heumann, Mary Ellen Ma- honey, Jane Griffith, Marjorie Ripper, Ruth Neef, and Margaret Rundell. 52 Second Place BETTY LOU HAAS Blue eyes, brown hair — an almost-blonde . . . freshman . . . seventeen . . . Kappa . . . likes swimming, music, the color blue . . . tall and slender . . . nicknamed " Squirt " . . . wants to teach Spanish . . . Spanish major. Third Place HELEN LARSEN Tall and tawny . . . grey-blue eyes . . . blonde hair . . . nineteen year old junior . . . pre-med . . . Gamma . . . likes swim- ming, music, tailored clothes . . . quiet and nice. THE DRAFT BREEZED THROUGH — OMAHA FEMALE ACADEMY WE CA LL IT NOW. A COUPLE OF NAVAL RESERVES FEEL AWFULLY CONSPICUOUS. SENIORS ARE GRADUATING, MANY IN THREE YEARS TO FILL VITAL PLACES. BUT WE STILL HAVE SOME FUN: MA- IE DAY, AND BETS ON WHEN THE TOMAHAWK WILL COME OUT. ( Photo by Carter eeiina aaam Lird annual i axteF " lech BEARDSLEY RUML The third annual Baxter Memorial lecture series was given this year by Beardsiey RumI, author of the nationally disputed " pay-as-you- go " plan of taxation. The lectures were held in the auditorium of the University March 25 and March 26. The subject of the first lecture was " Government and Business, " and that of the sec- ond, " Government and Values. " Mr. RumI is well qualified to speak on the re- lationship of government and business, since he is a successful businessman and yet a scholar interested in economic and sociological prob- lems. Born in the neighboring state of Iowa, Mr. RumI comes from a family whose members, all successful, worked their way up from the bottom. He was educated at Dartmouth, where he made Phi Beta Kappa. He then went on to the Univer- sity of Chicago, where he obtained his doctorate of philosophy with a thesis on psychometry, the measurement of mental capacity. After obtaining his doctorate, Mr. RumI be- came an instructor at the Carnegie Institute, and, during the war, was in charge of developing the trade tests used by the army. Soon after, he moved to a position in the Carnegie corporation. When his superior left, RumI left also to become director of the Laura Spelman Rockefeller foun- dation, a position he held for seven years. Dur- ing this time he evolved a " suggestion " which later became the New Deal agricultural domestic allotment plan. In 1931 Mr. RumI became dean of the social science section of the University of Chicago. This position he held till 1934, when he became trea- surer of R. H. Macy and Company, New York de- partment store. This job he now holds, together with the chairmanship of the board of the Fed- eral Reserve Bank of New York, and positions as advisor to the National Resources Planning Board, trustee of the Museum of Modern Art and of the Farm Foundation, and director of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Chairman of the University committee in charge of the lectures this year was Mr. E. M. Hosman. 56 Bremer, Neef, Bruhn, Brown, Maystrick, Mann, Burress Not pictured: Graham ance . . . Feath2rs and 0-Club gave their dances to- gether this year in order to save money. Theme of the dance was " Be Scotch, go Dutch, " since the Feathers ' dance traditionally has been a vice versa. Wayne Bremer was elected " Joe College, " and Eleanor Mann was chosen " 0-Club Sweet- heart. " announce COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SECOND SEMESTER 1941 Margaret Artherton Paul Beck Edward Berryman Warren Berryman Betty Bowler LeRoy Canfield Marie Carlberg Blondel Coon Mary Ellen Davis Marjorie Decker Annette Deibel Alice Egner Charles Eriksen Hans Glissmcn Beulah Harvey Barbara Holtzscherer Richard Kalnnansohn Annette Klein SCIENCES 42 Margaret Elaine Moon Leonard Morgenstern Naomi Nielsen Alvin Parsons Marion Peck Martha Peters Helen Purney William Randall Wallace Rankin Marion Rapp Constance Sidaris Etta Soiref June Steinert Dorothy Stepanek Ruth Thorup Evelyn Trennt Mrs. G. J. Wurdeman SUMMER 1942 Paul Beck William Cochrane Blondel Coon Marjorie Decker Walter Engel Charles Eriksen Clifford Hawkins John Johannober William H. Nelson Genevieve Price Arthur Rivin Virgal Walters FIRST SEMESTER 1942-43 Warren Berryman LeRoy Canfield Ruth Carson Blondel Coon Elinor Duff Charles Eriksen Donald Erikson Marcia Finer Mary Fitzsimmons Harry Henderson Virginia Hillier Diana Hoogstraat Mildred Hoogstraat Mickey Hurlbut Russell Jessen Mary Alice Johnson Annette Klein Marilyn Mockley Marjorie Martin Joann Mengedoht Verio Monger James Patterson Elinor Polsley Genevieve Price Wallace Rankin Marion Rapp Hazel Slenker Paulo Wagner Jane White COLLEGE OF APPLIED ARTS AND SCIENCES SECOND SEMESTER 1941-42 Phyllis Adamson Esther Behrsin Roberta Carson Russell Cook Richard Donie ' son Harold Epstein Jean Fellers Donald Franzen Maxine Griffith Robert Havens Elaine Howkinson Betty Kinney John Logerstorm Frank Mansell Martha Merchant Robert Najmon John Patterson Robert Paustion Robert Perelman Betty Schmidt Wayne Scott Richard C. Smith A. Lucille Warrick Norman Wezelmon SUMMER 1942 Hollie Bethel Doris Elizabeth Cook Frank Monsell Waldean Miller Inger Wilson FIRST SEMESTER 1942-43 Ruth Bouka! Elizabeth Brown Jack Gatzemeyer Paul Heineman Nels Palmquist John Patterson Paul Patterson Wayne Scott 57 Johnk asst coach- Mansur, Weekes, Peterson, Baughn, Yudelson, Campbell, Kitner, Sed Hartmon, coach Lynch, Dunlevy, Matthews, McCartney, Graham, bmith Spnn spoAs — 1942 After a layoff of several years, intercollegiate tennis and golf were revived last spring. On the other hand, the school track team was smaller in number than in the past years, though quality was high. The Indian natters completed a five-game schedule without a defeat, making Tarkio Col- lege of Missouri and Midland victims twice each and Morningside once. Tarkio boasted of two Tri-State c hampions, Keith Bloom and Jim Nix- on. Bloom was junior singles and doubles cham- pion, while Nixon was partner in junior doubles. Ben Miller, Bob Havens, Bob Cain, Bill Pangle, and Roy Valentine took care of the Tarkio team, however, 3-2 and 3-0. The other matches were called off because of weather. Miller, Havens, and Cain competed in the North Central confer- ence meet but were beaten by the conference champions. Cain and Havens reached the quar- terfinals, while Miller got to the semi-finals. The golfers had only one dual meet with Morn- ingside before representing Omaha in the confer- ence meet. The Maroons beat George Rehschuh and Wayne Bremer in a close match, but revenge was sweet for these two in the conference meet, since they placed third, ahead of Morningside. Bob Matthews, probably the greatest all- around athlete the school has ever known, led in tracking scoring with 34 1 12 points. Clarence Smith was ten points behind " Matty " with 24y4 points. Wayne Peterson was ten points behind " Smitty " with 14. Altogether, the tracksters competed in three meets besides the conference meet at Brookings, South Dakota. The Indian thinclads sped past Midland in a dual meet with a score of 68 1 3 to 44 2 3, took third place in the Peru Invita- tional meet, eight schools competing, and placed third in the South Dakota Invitational, five schools competing. 58 in o ia6t 00 Alpha Sigma Lambda swept through the 1942 intramural baseball round robin undefeated and took two out of three games in the play-off to win what was probably the last hard-boll tourna- ment here for the duration, Thetas, champions of the preceding year, had trouble putting their theoretically strong team together and were hard pressed for their second place rating. The Theta captain, Hank Moberg, set a new school record in season ' s strikeouts. Best in fielding was the South nine. Boasting an excellent pitcher in Bob Dymocek, South was nevertheless too weak in offense to rise above third place. Ranking high only in ardor, North-Benson ' s rookies were too " green " to threaten the more experienced nines and finished at the bottom of the heap. Outstanding player of the year was Emery Christenson, Alpha Sig catcher, who slugged away at a .474 clip to set the pace in this depart- ment. An all-star team, picked by the captains of the other clubs, trounced the league-leading Alpha Sigs, 14-5, in the Mo-ie Day feature. An intramural track and field meet was held last spring under the direction of Harold Johnk, now an ensign in the U. S. Navy. With partici- pants divided between two teams, Greeks and Barbs, the meet was won by the latter, 62-56. Individual and relay winners included Murray Kitner, Don Franzen, Ralph Grosjeon, Bob Welty, Bob Yudelson, Jim Oglesby, Len Graham, Marvin Gerber, and Bob Dymacek. Bob Havens nosed out Ben Miller to become singles champion in the 1 942 tennis tournament. Havens and Bob Coin were doubles champs, this duo beating out Miller and Roy Valentine. Golf champion in 1942 was Bob Hennecke, who beat Wayne Bremer in the finals, 2-1. John Orchard and Dick Canovon lost out in the semi- finals. Lyie Noble defeated Len Graham to become the 1942 horseshoes king. George Rehschuh, 1941 champion, and Chuck Adams were semi- finalists. Holland, Wiles, McKenna, Boulden, Minarek Kara, Chrlstensen, Vachal, Olmstead 59 J. Anderson, W. Anderson, Beck, Berryman, Boukal, Bremer Buchanan, Dcllinger, Decker, Ericksen, Farris, Fell y t la it tL — amdviatm 9 JUNE ROSE ANDERSON Bachelor of Arts Major in Business Administration Citizenship scholarship; Feathers, vice-president; Freshman scholarship; Independents; Tomahawk, assistant editor, ad- visory editor, consulting editor, editor-in-chief; Who ' s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges; Wo- men ' s Athletic Association, board, treasurer; International Relations Club. WALTER B. ANDERSON Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Engineers; Senior class, vice-president; Theta Phi Delta; In- terfraternity council, secretary. WAYNE JOHN BREMER Bachelor of Arts Major in Government " O " Club; Phi Sigma Phi; Intramurals; " Joe College. " SHIRLEY J. BUCHANAN Bachelor of Arts Major in History Feathers, publicity chairman; Gateway, reporter, news editor, managing editor; Homecoming committee; Independents, president; Ma-ie Day committee; Orchesis; Student Council, treasurer, ' vice-president; Tomahawk, assistant editor; Inter- national Relations Club, secretory-treasurer; COCAFABAS. PAUL L. BECK Bachelor of Arts Major in History Dean ' s Honor Roll; Hitchcock Fellow; Independents; Senior class, vice-president, president; Who ' s Who Among Students in American Universities end Colleges. WARREN LEIGH BERRYMAN Bachelor of Arts Major in Music Dean ' s Honor Roll; Kappa Mu Lambda; Orchestra; Sigma Tau Delta. RUTH MARIE BOUKAL Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Choir; Dean ' s Honor Roll; Freshman scholarship; - Indepen- dents ' ; Junior-Senior scholarship; Women ' s Athletic Associa- tion; Chamber of Commerce Fellow. BURNA MAE DALLINGER Bachelor of Science in Education Band; Choir; Kappa Mu Lambda; Independents; Orchesis; Orchestra; Sigma Pi Phi; Women ' s Athletic Association. MARJORIE DECKER Bachelor of Arts Major in Psychology Alpha Kappa Delta; Chemistry club; Pre-med club; Choir; Dean ' s Honor Roll; Colonial Dames scholarship; Gamma Pi Sigma; Independents; Junior-Senior scholarship; Student Christian Association. CHARLES W. ERIKSEN Bachelor of Arts Major in Psychology ' Dean ' s Honor Roll; Freshman scholarship; Junior - Senior scholarship. 60 Finlayson, Galda, Graham, Gronewold Hoiston, Heinbuch, Heumann, Hillier a ter all tliese manij ijeav ' il DUANE UDELL FARRIS Bachelor of Arts Major in Sociology Bond; Choir; Orchestra; Student Christian Association, trea- surer; Kappa Tou Pi. MARY LOUISE GRONEWOLD Bachelor of Arts Major in Chemistry Freshman scholarship; Junior-Senior scholarship; Feathers; Dean ' s Honor Roll; Chem club; Gamma Pi Sigma; W.A.A., Board, vice-president; S.C.A.; Independents; Orchesis. VIVIAN EDITH FELL Bachelor of Arts Major in Sociology Alpha Kappa Delta; Feathers; Intramurals; Women ' s Athletic Association, board, treasurer; Gamma Sigma Omicron, pledge president. DORIS HAISTON Bachelor of Science in Education Sigma Chi Omicron; Junior Prom Queen; Ma-ie Day Commit- tee; Inter-sorority council. BARBARA A. FINLAYSON Bachelor of Arts Major in English Feathers, secretary, p resident; Homecoming committee; Inter- sorority council, vice - president; Ma-ie Day committee; Phi Delta Psi, vice-president, president; Student Council; Who ' s Who Among Student in American Universities and Colleges; Women ' s Athletic Association; Phi Sigma Chi, national secre- tary; Commencement usher. HELEN FRANCIS GALDA Bachelor of Arts Major in Psychology Independents; Student Christian Association, president. LEONARD GRAHAM Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Alpha Sigma Lambda; Basketball; Football; " 0 " Club; Track; Citizenship scholarship. DALE HEINBUCH Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Inter-fraternity council, treasurer; Intramurals; Phi Sigma Phi, treasurer. MARY M. HEUMANN Bachelor of Science in Education Choir; Feathers, treasurer; Homecoming Princess; Kappa Mu Lambda; Sigma Pi Phi, vice-president; Who ' s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges; Women ' s Athletic Association, board, secretary; Gamma Sigma Omic- ron, vice-president, secretary; Commencement usher. VIRGINIA LEE HILLIER Bachelor of Arts Major in Spanish Choir; Dean ' s Honor Roll; Inter-sorority council; Kappa Mu Lambda; Sigma Pi Phi; Gamma Sigma Omicron. 61 D. Hoogstraat, M. Hoogstraat, Johnson, Cannell, Lindevall, Mansell Mench, Pangle, A. Peterson, D. Peterson, R. Peterson, Rice io t Late to io5e tL em now. DIANA HOOGSTRAAT Bachelor of Arts Major in Mathematics Chemistry club, secretary; Delphian scholarship; Feathers, re- cording secretary; Gamma Pi Sigma; Homecoming committee; Independents, secretary; Ma-ie Day committee; Sigma Pi Phi; Sophomore class, secretary; Student Council; Who ' s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges; Hu- manities fellow; Commencement Marshal. MILDRED HOOGSTRAAT Bachelor of Arts Major in Chemistry Chemistry club; Dean ' s Honor Roll; Feathers; Gamma Pi Sig- ma, vice-president; Sher Essay contest winner; Gamma Sig- ma Omicron; Commencement Marshal. ROBERT A. JOHNSON Bachelor of Arts Major in German Dean ' s Honor Roll. JANE KAISER CANNELL Bachelor of Arts Major in French Pi Omega Pi; Sigma Tau Delta; Senior class, secretary. FRANK L. MANSELL Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Alpha Sigma Lambda; Theta Alpha Psi, secretary. WALTER MENCH, JR. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Intramurals; Phi Sigma Phi. BILL PANGLE Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Basketball; Chem-Pre-med club; Citizenship scholarship; Football; Gateway; Homecoming committee; Intramurals; " O " Club; Theta Phi Delta; Track. DENELDA PETERSEN Bachelor of Science in Education Feathers; Orchesis; Sigma Pi Phi; Women ' s Athletic Associa- tion. GWEN LINDEVALL Bachelor of Arts Major in Sociology Alpha Kappa Delta; Choir; Feathers; French club; Indepen- dents; Student Christian Association, treasurer, co-president; Women ' s Athletic Association, board, secretary. ALLAN PETERSON Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Alpha Sigma Lambda, treasurer, vice-president, president; Basketball; Inter-fraternity council, president; Intramurals; Theta Alpha Psi. 62 Ross, Smith, Slenker, Starr Stephens, Thomas, White, Zimmer tkei Ve almost ixtu es liem. RONNIE PETERSON HOMER STARR Bachelor of Arts ■ Bachelor of Arts Major In Government Major in Chemistry Gateway, radio editor, art editor; Inter-fraternity council; Citizenship scholarship; Gamma Pi Sigma; Gateway, sports Ma-ie Day committee; Student Council; Theto Phi Delta, sec- editor, managing editor, news editor, editor-in-chief ; Intra- retary-treasurer, vice-president; International Relations Club. murals, honorary captain; Sigma Tau Delta; Tomahawk; Who ' s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. DOROTHY RICE Bachelor of Arts Major In Business Feathers, vice-president, corresponding secretary; Inter-soror- ity council, secretary; Intromurals; Phi Delta Psi, treasurer, sergeant-at-arms; Sigma Pi Phi; Student Christian Associa- tion; Who ' s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges; Women ' s Athletic Association, board, president. MILDRED ROSS Bachelor of Arts Major in Sociology CLARENCE A. SMITH, JR. Bachelor of Arts Major In Economics Alpha Sigma Lambda; Basketball; Citizenship scholarship; Football; Gateway; Homecoming committee; Intromurals; " O " Club, secretary; Student Council; Tomahawk; Track; Who ' s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. JACK A. STEPHENS Bachelor of Arts Major In Chemistry Camera Club; Chem-Pre-med clubs, vice-president; Gamma Pi Sigma, president; Independents; Junior-Senior scholarship. VELMA LEIGH THOMAS Bachelor of Science In Business Administration Sigma Pi Phi; Women ' s Athletic Association. JANE GARDNER WHITE Bachelor of Arts Major In Biology Chem-Pre-med clubs; Pi Omega Pi. HAZEL JEAN SLENKER Bachelor of Arts Major in Government Board of Student Publications; Debate; Bellows; Feathers; Gateway, news editor, managing editor, editor-in-chief; Hitchcock Fellow; Independents; International Relations Club, president. WILLIAM G. ZIMMER Bachelor of Science In Business Administration Bond; Board of Student Publications; Inter-fraternity council; Phi Sigma Phi, vice-president, president; Who ' s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. 63 MARGARET RUNDELL MARGUERITE KELLER Bachelor of Arts Major in Government Bellows, secretary; Pi Kappa Delta, secretary, vice-president; Citizenship scholarship; Debate; Dean ' s Honor Roll; Feathers; Freshman scholarship; Gateway; Independents. Bachelor . of Arts Major in Biology Chem-Pre-med club; Dean ' s Honor Roll; Independents; Kappa Mu Lambda; Orchestra; Sigma Pi Phi. te6 not pictuyed BESSIE CARPENTER Master of Arts Thesis: The Historical Development and Outcomes of the Course in Social Relationships in Technical High School. MILTON ANDERSON Bochelor of Arts Major in Biology ELIZABETH APPLEBY Bachelor of Arts Major in English LLOYD BERG Bachelor of Arts Major in English HOLLIE BETHEL Bachelor of Science in Education EDNA MAE BLAIR Bachelor of Science in Education NELLIE 60YER Bachelor of Arts Major in English KENNETH BLINN Bachelor of Arts Major in Chemistry WILLIAM COCHRANE Bachelor of Arts Major in Mathematics JEAN COMPTON Bachelor of Science in Business ABRAM DANSKY Bachelor of Arts Major in Biology EDSON DOHNER Bachelor of Arts Major in Biology WILLIAM EHLERS Bachelor of Arts Major in Biology ISABELLE GATHMAN Bachelor of Science in Education EVELYN GORDON Bachelor of Science in Education GEORGE GATES Bachelor of Arts Major in Sociology CLIFFORD HAWKINS Bachelor of Arts Major in History MARY FRANCES HASSLER Bachelor of Arts Major in English PAUL HEIDEMAN Bachelor of Science in Education LORRAINE HORN Bachelor of Science in Education HELEN JENSEN Bachelor of Arts Major in History JOHN JOHANNABER Bachelor of Arts Major in History ROBERT E. JOHNSON Bachelor of Fine Arts Major in Music LORA KIECK Bachelor of Science in Education WALTER KIEKER Bacheic r of Arts Major in Religion 64 MURRAY KITNER Bachelor of Arts Major in Biology MARJORIE MAGNER Bachelor of Science in Education RUTH LAKE Bachelor of Arts Major in Government MARGARET MOON Bachelor of Science in Education LEONARD MORGENSTERN Bachelor of Arts Major in Biology ELLEN MITCHELL Bachelor of Science in Education ARNOLD NELSON Bachelor of Science in Business RAYMOND PARSLEY Bachelor of Arts Major in Economics JAMES PATTERSON Bachelor of Arts Major in Chemistry GRACE PAXSON Bachelor of Arts Major in English ROBERT PERELMAN Bachelor of Science in Business NEALE PETERSON Bachelor of Science in Education GENEVIEVE PRICE Bachelor of Arts Major in History EARL RINEHART Bachelor of Arts Major in Business MINNIE SCHAEFER Bachelor of Science in Nursing GLORIA SINNETT Bachelor of Arts Major in Sociology ROBERT SPELLMEYER Bachelor of Science in Business KARNIE CUNDELL Bachelor of Science in Education HELEN THOMAS Bachelor of Science in Business JOHN W. UNRUH Bachelor of Arts Major in Biology BARBARA VARNER Bachelor of Arts Major in Languages ROBERT VICKERY Bachelor of Arts Major in Biology EVA WICHMANN Bachelor of Science in Nursing JUSTIN WOLFSON Bachelor of Arts Major in Biology The following students of the Senior Class were selected by the Student Council and the Faculty Committee on Student Activities to be listed as the outstanding seniors of the Class of 1943: Paul L. Beck Ronnie Peterson Barbara Finlayson Dorothy Rice Mary Neumann Clarence Smith, jr. Diana Hoogstraat Homer Starr Parsley, Graham, Lindsey, Rousek Taylor, Iverson, Miller, Anderson Buchanan, Slenker, Klein, Hurlbut Le omaliaiuL Id Suppose J to come out in the 6pnvi( , not in til e Summer An extremely limited budget for all student publications forced a choice on the students of the University early in the year: either extreme- ly curtailed versions of both the GATEWAY and the TOMAHAWK, or the elimination of the year- book. Deeming it more advisable to retain the yearbook if possible, the student paper was re- duced to comparatively infrequent appearances. This year the GATEWAY, student paper, has been edited and published by students in the regular journalism classes as part of their as- signed work. In order to spread opportunities as much as possible, students act as reporter one week, editor the next week, and make-up editor the third. Outstanding feature of the TOMAHAWK was its appearance on schedule and the breaking of the tradition that the book must always be at least a month late. (Editorial note: these write- ups are prepared far, far in advance of publica- tion. ) Another innovation in the TOMAHAWK is the new style of organization. This year ' s book is presented in a narrative, diary style. Events are presented as they occur during the year, and or- ganizations are placed in the year whenever their greatest activities occur. Editor this year is Annette Klein. Associate editor is Mickey Hurlbut, and assistant editors are Phyll Iverson, Walter Graham, Hazel Slenk- er, and Shirley Buchanan. June Rose Anderson is consulting editor and Phyll Carter is photog- rapher. • . The beauty contest, judged this year by the noted composer Sigmund Romberg, was handled by Hazel Slenker. Phyll Iverson was in charge of administration and faculty, classes, and sports. She was assisted by Robert Rousek, Ben Miller, and Homer Starr. Activities were under Shirley Buchanan, and Walter Graham covered Greek activities. Editorial assistants were Ruth Taylor and Ray Parsley. Douglas Lindsey was business manager of all publications and was in charge of the student directory, assisted by Jeanne Winter. Roy Valen- tine was advertising solicitor. 66 Item, I) at tLi6 a secret Princess Attira VII I ROSEANNE HUDSON Princess Attira VIII of 1942 — Roseanne Hudson — was presented at the intermission of the Ma-ie Day dance at Peony Park last spring. Princess " Posey " was an Independent. She was a member of the debate team. Feathers, Sigma Tau Delta, and W.A.A., and had been chosen to Who ' s Who Among Students in American Col- leges and Universities for two years and to the Dean ' s Honor List. Upon graduation in June of 1942 she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree with Distinction with a major in English. Ma-ie Day of 1942 began with a parade through the downtown district — the last parade for some time to come. Winner of the float con- test was Alpha Sigma Lambda, second prize go- ing to Phi Delta Psi. Upon the parade ' s return to the University, the traditional freshman- sophomore athletic contests for both men and women were held in Elmwood Park. The afternoon program began with the inter- Greek sing in the auditorium. First place went to Gamma Sigma Omicron, second to Phi Delta Psi. A novelty effect was presented by the Theta Phi Delta " welders ' chorus, " a more or less musi- cal take-off on the shop courses. The program continued with skits presented by all Greek organizations and the Independents. Theta Phi Delta won first place, Gamma Sigma Omicron won second, and Pi Omega Pi won third. Prize for best curtain act went to Jacqueline Maag and Barbara Glotfelty. Master of ceremonies was Bob Spellmeyer. Sev- eral special awards were announced during the program. An " O " sweater was given to cheer- leader Jerry Trude for two years ' service. Margie Litherbury, Tomahawk editor for 1942, an- nounced the three winners of the Tomahawk Beauty Contest: Maxine Lancaster, Kay Emery, and Dorothy Cappell. Also announced were the ten outstanding seniors as selected by the Stu- dent Council and the faculty: Roberta Carson, Robert Turner, Alice Egner, Naomi Eyre, Rose- anne Hudson, Etta Soiref, John Knudsen, Robert Knapp, John Tyrrell, and Margie Litherbury. Princess Attira was presented with a gold bracelet by the Student Council on behalf of the student body of the University. 67 Rundell Keller — too late for senior panels . . . Parsley, Neef, Bebb . . . Davis, Evans, Spell, Latham Petersori, Lacina, Whitney at Alpha Sig pledge dance . . . Evans, Mr. Sinnett, Mr. Duncan, Mrs. Sinnett, Mrs. Duncan, Sig Chi pjedge dance editor Klein at work for once . . . Tucker, Graham, Peterson . . . Blonde! Coon . . . Savich and Mackie ... Mr. Crane, is that an example to point out? . . . Burress and Peterson ... Phi Delts Mahoney, Finlayson, Deibel. COM PLIMENTS OF Omaha Towel Supply 4322 North 24th Street KEnwood 2828 Central Market Quality Foods for Over 50 Years 1608 Harney Street ATlantic 8720 YOU LIKE IT LIKES YOU 68 Omaha ' s Street Cars and Buses Are WEAPONS OF WAR Mass transportation is vital to the war effort. Thousands of wartime workers depend on street cars and buses for their daily trips to factory or office. You can help to keep them rolling by following four simple suggestions: • Use street cars instead of buses whenever convenient • Move back in the car as soon as you get aboard • Have your fare ready, to cause least delay • Avoid riding during rush hours Your cooperation will help us to serve Omaha ' s workers better, will make it possible for everyone to obtain faster service. omnHn council bluffs STREET RHIiUinV C 0 HI P R H V 69 STANDARD BLUE PRINT CO. flip plies for ARTISTS ENGINEERS ARCHITECTS Atlantic 7890 141 1 Horney Street IT ENJOY WILU VOUR$. LP COST AT NO MORE ,__fiJ PLAMORE " WHEfiS GOODFBLLOWS GET TOGETHER " We feature America ' s most modernistic, stream- lined billiard, snooker and pocket billiard tables. Omaha ' s Finest Recreation CE vT£ft PLAHDRt 1516 HARNEY STREET OMAHA GAS AND WATER RATES ARE AMONG THE LOWEST IN AMERICA nized circular slide-rule. Cheers by courtesy of Wood and Wilson . . . Gamma meeting: Winters, Heumann, Drishaus, Hoogstraat, Palmquist . Sig Chi tea: Davis, Dow, Loren, Corkin, Mrs. Duncan . . . Sed Hartman . . . WSSF and Johannaber, Neef, McConnell Dymacek, Bremer, Rehschuh, Nurse Aronid . . . studying in the caf: Lancaster . . . Beeler, Lucas, Farrar, Hyde — more . . . and more: Kaiser, Neef, Green . . . Thompson studying . . . Moredick, Eller, Burress, Seastedt. Successsul Parties are held at HOTEL FONTENELLE Where Appointments and Equipment Are Ideal for Any Student Function FOR BANQUETS . . . LUNCHEONS . . . DINNERS AND MEETINGS OF ANY SIZE " OMAHA ' S WELCOME TO THE WORLD " _ Best Wishes to the Class of ' 43 LINPARK CLOTHES M. E. Calkins, Manager 1514 FARNAM STREET Phone ATlantic 4898 • Headquarters for . . . V MAIL STATIONERY LEATHER GOODS Fountain Pens and Pencils and Sets NOTEBOOK COVERS The Omaha Stationery Co. 307-309 South 17th Street t- ' v!- ' - Fall physical fitness program — scaling solid walls . . climbing under (in back) and over log hurdles . . . run- ning bleachers with rifles at port. 72 PEONY PARK 77TH and DODGE Dancing Every Saturday and Sunday Music with Charm MORTON WELLS and his 16 PIECE ORCHESTRA with the 3 LEE SISTERS Summer Opening ROYAL GROVE May 29th Phone WALNUT 6253 for Free Table Reservation More of same obstacle course — " swinging hand-over-hand across a ravine " . . . chinning on baseball backstop , . . log hurdles, over and under. Come Direct to Music Headquarters for the Latest RECORDS ® RCA VICTOR • BLUEBIRD • COLUMBIA • DECCA • OKEH Latest Hits on SHEET MUSIC Always a Complel-e Stock We feature the famous " KING " and " OLDS " Band Instruments SchmolleY l Mtteller 1516 DODGE STREET 73 Evans Haiston, Wilson, Pratt in cof . . . Dr. Ragen and coke . . . 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Company 74 Plannetl Photography 318 S. 19TH ST. • AT 3444 Holmes Recreation 16TH AND FARNAM BILLIARDS GRILL BARBER SHOP Christmas convocation, choir on stage . . . nurses for first time in full uniform trimming Christmas tree . . . Pratt and library books . . . part of stage show during Home Ec tea. Van Sant School of Business has served individuals, employers, and the community for more than half a century Day School . Co-educational . Evening School Twelve-Week Summer School beginning Tuesday, June 1 COURSES SECRETARIAL ACCOUNTING CLERICAL FILING OFFICE MACHINES Weekly entrance for reviews; monthly, for elementary work 207 S. 19th St., Omaha, JA 5890 CHINA • GLASS • SILVER LAMPS • PICTURES • MIRRORS i Largest Assort?nent i Highest Quality i Low Prices Omaha Crockery Company 1116-18-20 Harney Street Phone Atlantic 4842 Omaha s Finest Food: are served by toteup -TouQS JL C O P ' jl- ' ? 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Gateway staff at work — Wednes- day afternoon . . . more of litho press. 76 Compliments of JOHN LATENSER AND SONS ARCHITECTS OMAHA, NEBRASKA RADIANT HOSPITALITY Home of the famous PLUSH HORSE and COTTONWOOD ROOM Edward Schimmel, manager BLACVSTONE 36TH AND FARNAM OMAHA THE 1943 TOMAHAWK DOUGLAS PRINTING COMPANY Telephone JAckson 0644 109-111 North 18th Street W]a,f, 1943 cjCots tliirK S liappened lait ijeav. ned to em ai( in Lvit we mliSed a iot — not enoiK L room. uerijtLln LaJ clian eJ — an J Lotk dtuJentd and acviltij le t in tlie middle o tke iemeiter to enter tk e armed Services. y4nd aL le t too. tra- ditional ff]a-ie t)a[j Lai one — no parade, no competition amon tke organization on sLiti — and no a polo( ies or a late ' iJomaLaii ' L. See [jovi next i ear. INDEX Administration 6, 7 Alpha Koppo Delta 48 Alpha Sigma Lambda 35 Basketball 40, 41 Baxter Memorial Lectures 56 Beauty Contest 52, 53 Bond Drive 1 Chem club 44, 45 Deans 6, 11 Dean ' s Honor Roll 57 Debate 48, 49 Engineers 46, 47 Faculty 8, 9, 10, 11 Feathers 42, 43 Football 13, 14, 15 Freshmen 22, 23 Gamma Pi Sigma 44, 45 Gamma Sigma Omicron 30 Gateway 66 Homecoming 16 International Relations club 42, 43 Inter-fraternity council 29 Inter-sorority council 29 Intramurals Fall n Winter 50, 5 1 Spring 59 Juniors 26, 27 Joe College 57 Kappa Mu Lambda 42, 43 Kappa Psi Delta 31 Mo-ie Day 67 0-club 46, 47 0-club sweetheart 57 Phi Delta Psi 32 Phi Sigma Phi 36 Pi Omega Pi 33 Pre-Med club 44, 45 President 7 Publications 66 School of Adult Education 28 Seniors 60, 6 1 , 62, 63, 64, 65 Sigma Chi Omicron 34 Sigma Tau Delta 48, 49 Sigma Pi Phi 46, 47 Sophomores 24, 25 Student Council 12 Student Christian Association 44, 45 Theta Phi Delta 37 Tomahawk 66 Track 58 Who ' s Who 21 Women ' s Athletic Association 18, 19, 20

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