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Coeds Not Always
The average senior coed rated
lower than the average happily
married woman’ .in ’.tests based on
a prediction -scale for marital. hap
piness which were completed re
cently by Helen A. Hoover under
the direction of Dr. Robert C.
Bemreuter, in charge of the .psy
“Girls in home economics'or the
School of Education ihad -better
•ratings than those in ’the School
of the Liberal Arts,” Miss Hoover
said, ‘tit seems reasonable to sup
pose’that those’in home economics
find greater satisfaction in activi
ties connected with home and
The study also revealed that the
more money a .girl has earned, the
less likely - she .is to compare fav
orably with happily married wom
“This may mean that girls who
have worked have developed per-’
sonality tiafts of self-sufficiency
and .independence,” said Miss
Hoover, adding that certain edu-;
cators have claimed that the hap
piest, women are willing “to take
.-subordinate rroles .and care not an-.
noyed by advice from others.”
The. amount of dating or
ference for the ..company of boys
has no bearing <on -the rating of
the coeds, in comparison with the
•happily married women. Actually
■those few-who expressed an equal
preference for ’the companionship’
of girls and boys made Abetter
scdres than those -who preferred
’to;associqte with boys. .
Engaged girls who were ques-1
tioned had scores no better and
mo worse than others.
“A girl compares favorably or
unfavorably with ihappily .married;
women because of her traits and
not ; because she is or is not in love'
or engaged,” Miss Hoover ndeclar-i
However, -.engaged ; girls who,,
met their fiances either at college
or. at home ihad. higher scores than,
those who had met them -.while
away on' vacations.
These findings bear out those of
•educators and .who
•have previously shown that more
happy marriages result from meet
■ings under circumstances that, are
“socially:approved” than from un
“Those who had publicly an
nounced their 'engagement com
pared more -.favorably rtban those
who 'had not,” "Miss Hoover con
Girls who answered :the ques
tion: about being in love were us
ually either very much in love or
.not -at all, .the results 'Showed.
Transfer Coeds Wear
Ribbons And Name Cards
Small blue and -.white hair gib
bon's and name cards will distin
guish 'this -year's "transfer-women.;
“Twin sisters” .similar to ‘.‘big sis
ters” assigned to -freshman
en will help orientate transfer
Transfer plans made by WSG'A
•House of -Representatives -include
a campus tour followed .by,a cof
fee hour in Atherton Hall.at BSO
p. m. next Tuesday. A meeting
with WSGA .members to discuss
rules'will'be'held 11 a. m. Satur
day, September 21.
Transfer groups similar to sen
ior sponsor groups for freshman
women are included in orientation
plans. Heading the group is Pa
tricia L. Patton '4l, assisted by
Mary.H. Ashby '4l, Joyce Goodale,
■’4l, -Evelyn X.. Johnson ’4l, Sybil
.R. Martin 41, Ruth G. Paul '4l,
Jeanne N. Lindeman ’42, Miss
Matilda A. Bentley, advisor.
Eugene H. JLederer
•t 44 jE: .Reaver.-Ave: * Dial 4068
State College '
Home Ec Director
Miss Laura W. Drummond, pic
tured above, is director of the . de
partment of home economics. The
department supervises a .cafeteria
which is entirely student-operat
ed. (For story, see column three.)
TIE Cafeteria To feature
“Twenty-cent specials,” in addi
tion ;.to ample choices of other
.foods, will be offered this year in
the home economics cafeteria lo
cated on the ground floor of the
Home Economics Building.
Operated by home economics
students majoring in institution
and hotel administration, the
cafeteria is managed as a class
project under supervision of the
Institution administration , staff
with Miss Phyllis K. Sprague, ;as-„
sociate professor of ’ borne. eco
nomics, in charge.
Menus are planned by the stu
dent, manager .who sets.prices and
.balances accounts. Food is pre
.paredby members of the cafeteria:
organization which is set up along
the ‘lines 'found in restaurants and
hotel kitchens. Class members
rtake rtums in preparing and serv
:ing,foo‘d, checking trays, .and act
ing as managers and cashiers.
.Luncheon will be served daily
except -Sunday from 11:45 a. m.
to 12:30-p. m. beginning Septem
Walsh Named Trustee
The appointment of Joseph J.
Walsh, Acting Secretary of Mines,
.to Jill the vancany on the Board
of Trustees caused by the death
of John Ira Thomas on July 18
was announced yesterday by
President Ralph D. Hetzel.
Head Of Its Class—
At the head of its class in well •cut,
well styled classics stands this Tom
frock, of a soft, light
non-lagging and non-stretching jer-
sey, in misty heather shades. It is
superbly made and the * wealth of
stitching, metal buttons and good-
looking leather belt attest the smart-
ness of its finishing touches.
.-PATERSON HOSIERY SHOP
E. College Ave. State College
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THE DAILY COLLEGIAN
Even Emily Post fails to list
these don’ts for correct dining
room etiquette in Mac and Ath
First, frosh, you don’t wear pa
jamas, curlers, or kerchiefs in the
dining room.' You don’t enter be
fore your hostess or leave without
her. You don’t ask the waiter for
things not on the table or com
plain to him about the food.
You don’t wave your cutlery,
compare the size of your dessert
with yoyr neighbor’s, or borrow
cream from the next table.
Under-table kickers, mail-read
ers, tooth-pickers, hair-fixers, and
nail-chewers are taboo. .Speaking
in a low tone, keeping elbows off
the table, and making table con
versations general are as com
mendable'as soup-yodeling, food
sniffing, and water-flipping are
SD°akine with food in your
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