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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1940
Freshman Girls, Use Your Budget,
Hot Dad's Pocketbook. Here's How
Sweaters And Skirts
Still Lead Wardrobe
By ALICE MURRAY
-■ As a preventative against a
bankrupt father and a worried
mother, here are a few hints on
"Which clothes make the woman
at Penn State.”
What with so many smart out
fits and accessories bewildering
you by the magazineful, the big
gest problem is to remember your
budget. . But before the college
shops get the better of you, here
are a few words to the wise.
Sweaters, skirts, and jackets
are not only the nucleus or your
wardrobe —they are it, so you’ll
want to match or contrast them.
Don’t fall for a divine new shade
of sweater that can be worn only
with one skirt. Two or three of
each will do.
A classic wool dress will serve
a million, purposes—on dates, at
teas, chapel, and football games.
Black Silk Is Tops
There’s nothink like a black silk
to make one well-groomed on all
occasions. Buy one minus the
folderol and choose your own col
lars, belts, pins, and necklaces.
As for coats, you’ll never be
sorry with a reversible or plain
cut warm coat and hurricane cloth
topper. For dress wear fur coats
and jackets are nice, but expen
sive, and you can look just as
chic in a fur-trimmed one.
... A classic hat of felt, wool, o*
gabardine can be worn with any
thing. Large wool scarfs are a
must for rainy days.
Always there’s the _shoe prob
lem. Saddle shoes and spectator
pumps come in mighty handy, for
all occasions. In motherly tones,
we add don’t forget your rubbers.
The snow and rain fall fast and
often in the Nittany Valley.
Take Ankle Socks
Happily you won’t need but a
few pairs of sheer silk hose and
plenty of socks. A confidential
tip—Penn State men don’t like
For evening wear one formal
and' one semi-formal or dinner
dress-are sufficient. If you have
a fur coat or jacket, a wrap is un
necessary, but a long wool eve
ning coat is tops for this chilly
Gloves—wear bright- ; mittens
anytime, anyplace. Pigskin, too,
is an all-purpose glove.
Broadcloth, cotton, or flannel
pajamas fill the bill best with soft,
comfy slippers that-a trip to the
shower won’t hurt. ■ You’ll need
a robe or housecoat.
The cautious coed goes in for
underthings that don’t need iron-
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SERVICE KREBS STATION
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Miss Zang Promoted
To Dean's Assistant
Miss Ruth H. Zang, McAllis
ter Hall hostess, will be part
time assistant to the dean of
women and continue her Mc-
Allister Hall duties, according
to Dean Charlotte E. Ray.
Members of the Dean of Wo-
men’s- staff include Miss Eliza-
beth C. Bell, Miss Matilda A.
- Bentley, Miss Mary Jane Stev
enson, and Miss Zang.
The marriage of Miss Mary
E. Burkholder, former assistant
to Dean Ray, to Gordon Bowden,
Harvard faculty member, will
take place September 7. Miss
Burkholder was away last year
doing graduate work.
ing and are unsusceptible to tat
Remember that simplicity and
neatness-' are bywords and don’t
forget that you can run your ward
robe problems over to the clothing
clinic sponsored by the home eco
nomics department. During cer
tain hours every week members
of the faculty hold a consultation
service for all coeds and are only
too willing to advise the correct
thing for certain occasions, to help
in the selection of accessories ahd
the application of make-up, or in
the arrangement of a new hair-do.
Shown By Women
In 68 years enrollment of wom
en students in the College has
jumped from six to 1,743!
As the Agricultural College of
Pennsylvania in 1863, the school
enrolled 142 men. Not until 1871,
twelve years after the founding,
did six women register in the Col
When the name was changed to
The Pennsylvania State College in
1874, there were 124 men and 29
women enrolled. By 1880, 47
women were matriculating in the
College. After this time, coed reg
istration dropped to 22 in 1890,
and 9 in 1900.
1910 marked the beginning of
an unfaltering increase in women
students, for, of the 1,662 students
regitsered for regular sessions, 46
Ten years later there were 261
women enrolled in the Collegee.
This number increased to 726 by
1930 and 1,023 by 1935.
Due to the expansion program
at the College which included the
building of Atherton Hall in 1938,
1,473 women were enrolled that
Have a Question, Girls!
Read Home Ec Handbook
Who’s who and what’s what in
the department of home econom
ics has been answered in the sec
ond edition iof the Home Econom
ics Handbook, published by a
student committee headed by K.
Virginia. Barger ’4l.
Special articles are included on
the Home Economics Library, Stu
dent Work Roms, Clothing Clinic,
and student organizations. The
curriculum, schoarships and
awards, and campus publications
of interest to home economists are
discussed in another section of the
THE DAILY COLLEGIAN
We, the Women —
Advice About Advice
From Women's Editor
By VERA L. KEMP
ONCE AGAIN a group of fresh
men enters Penn State and the
oldsters unite to welcome and ad
vise them. It’s good to see your
enthusiasm. Keep it.'
First, some advice about advice.
You’ll get warning pharses flung
from all sides and tips on how to
get along. Sort it over and set
your code of College living now—
then stick to it.
Don’t make the mistake of be
lieving that your four years here
will be the hubbub of Freshman
Week. When the confusion dies
down, don’t be one of the fresh
man women who yearly are too
confused to settle down to study—
which is what we are all here for
after all. '
Above all, don’t go “Josephine
College.” We are welcoming your
enthusiasm for everything. We
revel in being natural in all deal
ings. Penn State women may be
a group in themselves, but they
are distinctive in being individual.
You can pick them out in a crowd
because of their characteristic ap
proach to all things. We want to
like you for what you are. So
don’t be a college hot dog!
Coeds here tolerate no snob
bishness. We are proud that we
don’t resemble fashion, plates. We
are friendly, and strive to uphold
the highest ideals of right living.
We count on you to help us go
on living our way. You will be
The Penn State Coed to many
people, and we count on you to do
justice to the College of which you
are now a member.
You ean.coiint on us to help you
smooth over the first year of new
experiences and speed you on
your four-year trip.
Choose now. what you will do
with your college career. You can
become what you will to. Strive
now to a goal which you wish to
reach four years hence. Work to
improve and correct the you that
you now are.
For this coming year you will
be under our guidance and pos
sible influence. So we welcome
y.ou and wish you the best in
A new department at the Uni
versity of Georgia will teach all
phases of dramatic and theatrical
Sixty-three scholarships total
ing $35,000 have been awarded by
Columbia University for 1940-41.
A MID-STUDY SNACK
“Is A Penn State Tradition”
And if is the quiet, courteous, and prompt service of
our carriers which make it a tasting tradition.
You Freshmen can look forward to our fatigue reliev
ing visit with ...
MOSER'S ICE CREAM
CAKES “* " EW TftSTE SENSATION” ““Es**
Caterers, Attention:—We handle a full line of Dairy Products
For Fraternity Kitchens.
First Nine Days of 2nd Semester
Set for Formal Women's Rushing
Women’s formal rushing season
this year will be held the first
nine days of second semester, the
same as last year, according to
Panhellenic Council’s new rush
Relationships between sorority
women and new students during
first semester will be confined to
four weeks of open rushing which
means that affiliated women may
entertain freshman and transfers
in their rooms and may be enter
A Panhellenic tea to which all
sorority women, freshmen, and
transfers are invited will be held
from 3:30 to 5 p. m. Saturday,
September 28, to assist in the ori
entation of new students. A fea
ture of the four-week period will
be a Panhellenic Stunt Night,
Friday, October 4, at which soror
ities will present competing skits.
With the end of free association,
October 9, comes a period during
which freshmen and transfers may
meet sorority women only at open
houses held every other week un
til Christmas vacation.
“Open House” means that sor
ority houses are open to all fresh
men and transfers during that
time. The only limitations are
that no "invitations will be issued
by sorority members for these'
parties and that a freshman
or transfer may stay in one house
DRY GOODS AND NOTIONS
• Lingerie Hosiery
only 30 minutes.
From Christmas vacation until
the end of examination week,
there will be no open houses and
no visiting in roms.
Second semester rushing begins
noon Wednesday and ends at 9 p.
m. the following Thursday. Each
house holds five parties during
this period. Invitations are sent
through the Panhellenic post of
fice to all of these affairs. Rushees
may also be entertained at the
movies and in eating places both
on and off campus except over
the weekend from 5 p. m. Satur
day until 12 noon Monday. This
weekend period is called a silent
There will be another silent
period from 9 p. m. Thursday,
February 13, until 5 p.m. Saturday
day, February 15, preceding the
Culminating this year’s rushing
will be two formal dinner parties
given by each house just before
bids are issued. Invitations to
these parties will be distributed,
and freshmen and transfers may
attend two since the first is held
from 5:30 until 7 p. m. and the
second from 7:30 until 9 p. m.
A strict silent period will be in
effect after these dinners until
rushees receive bids from the Of
fice of the Dean of Women on