The daily collegian. (University Park, Pa.) 1940-current, December 20, 1940, Image 6
PAGE SIX 'Nativity' Dance Pleases Audience About 70 members of the mod ern dance production group, dance club, and physical education group, depicted the Nativity of Christ before a record-breaking crowd in the Rhythm room of White Hall last night, in the finale of women's Christmas activities on campus. Utilizing heavy back drapes, 'aeights, and amber lights, the per formers impressed the audience with their interpretation. Bible verses read by Aimee L. Sobbot '4l, piano compositions of Aaron Copeland played by Miss Herm ance Reese, of the physical educa :ion department, and torn toms accompanied certain portions of he dances. Nativity was in three parts. .3rophecy, fulfillment, and rever 'perations. The first dance revealed :he contact of humans with life, :heir fear, and the need for a re ligion. Vera J. Palmer '4l, taking the part of Mary, and Dorothy C, 'Ellis '42, of Elizabeth, her cousin, danced in simple, sweeping ges tures, sharing the knowledge that both are to conceive. After the 'girth of Christ, the third dance ;hows a joyous ' world, confident that the new religion will spread.. Choreography for the recital was arranged by Miss Jessie Cam eron, assistant professor of physi cal education, who directed the presentation, Jean C. Craighead '4l, and Miss Palmer. All the energy the average per son uses in thinking during one day could be obtained by eating one peanut, says Dr. E. Alfred Wolf, associate professor of bio logy at the University of Pitts burgh. LEGAL PAPERS ACKNOWLEDGED Eugene H. Lederer 114 E. Beaver Ave, Dial 4066 IZR.Y G 44 IS For a Happy Holiday Season to the friends ,and customers of this ;firm ... and a hearty thank you for your pat ;•onage during the past. COLLEGE BOOK STORE ~~xY~x~x~x~x~~t~x~xl~x~x.~ ?~n~._21~.j~n#~~~:~~~.i:::? . ~ef~:~~~f~n?~~~.%j:wi~ 'n#~?. ~e?~~~e?~~ i,1~.~ Nobility Reigns Over WSGA Dinner 1111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111;1111111111111 A Date In Time Saves— Worry About Pan-Het Ball Put a nickel in the coin box now to get your date for Pan hellenic's Annual Ball, Friday, January 10, ' the first weekend after vacation: Jimmy Leyden's Band will play at the Nittany Lion Inn from 9 to 12 p. m. for all na tional sorority women, and members of local groups which are represented in Panhellen ic Council at 1941's first formal. 111111111111111111111111111N1111111111111111111111111111111111111111111 With Other Women— Ankles, Queens, Love From Hitler And You - The -ankles of University of Texas women were carefully sur veyed when the men in a market ing research class were required to classify at least 135 pairs of women's shoes according to styles, colors, and materials. Troubled with colds? Simply fall in love and you're safe. At least that's what the Daily Cali fornian told its students on the authority of a French physician whose opinion was backed by a London doctor. They based their statement on the fact that people in love are feeling fine and have a bright outlook •on life. At the University of Minnesota, coed bull sessions are taking up the delicate problem of "the min or vices:" Their last decision was —"smoke if you want to, drink moderately if you want to, but never neck on the first date!" Smith women were advised to "kiss old gentlemen, for gentle men don't tell" when they were up in arms because Amherst men printed the statement that they were easily kissed. A $45,000 cooperative hall which will house 48 coeds, is to be built on the University of Ne braska campus. Alabama Polytechnic Institute has already elected its Ma y Queen! Women at the University of Ill inois held their 34th annual doll show with each ,group chodsing a song and portraying it with dolls. After the show, the dolls were sent to Chicago charities. According to a study made at the University of 'New Hampshire, the woman who can cook has lit tle trouble finding a husband. "The era of peroxide blondes with the 'big boy' line is practically past." 1:1=!:=3 Freshman women at Cornell, masquerading as men, will escort their junior "Grandmothers" to the annual Fresh,Man-Grandmo ther roller skating party. AOPis at the University of Illi nois have formed a study group which goes to the library three nights a week to study. Next semester, for the first time, women will head the edi torial staffs of both the news paper and' the humor magazine at University of California. ECKLEY'S GARAGE 116 McAllister Street 9 Women Receive Cwen, Mortar Board Awards Nobles, vassals, and serfs from the surrounding countryside were guests of Lord and Lady McAllis ter at WSGA's, annual Old Eng lish Christmas dinner in McAllis ter Hall at 6 p. m. last night. Dec orated to resemble • an English manor, the hall was invaded with a festive air with presiding WSGA Senate members dressed in color ful court costumes. Climax of the feast was the awarding of six Mortar Board and three Cwen scholarships. Recip ients of Mortar Board scholarships announced by Eleanor L. Fagans '4l, president, were Rowena G. Cornish '4l, Ruth I. Emerick '4l, Mary B. Mastony '4l, Vera M. Neal '4l, Vivian M. Smith '4l, and Louise W. Fox '42. The three sophomores present ed with Cwen scholarships by Louise M. Fuoss '42, president, were Ruby W. Lee, Helen P. Mil ler, and Margaret - M. Wise. L. Eleanor Benfer '4l. was an nounced winner of the WSGA Junior Service Board .doll by Eli nor L. Weaver '4l, who as Lord McAllister drew the number. - Miss Charlotte E. Ray, dean of women, and her staff were pre sented with gifts. During the celebration, fourteen members of the Louise Homer vo cal ensemble and Mrs. Willa C. Taylor, director, sang Christmas selections.- Preceding the court into the dining hall were Marjorie D. Cousley '42 and Harriet H. Stubbs '42, heralds. Jeanne I. Wither ow (special) and Lila A. Whoolery '43 were jesters. Senior Lords and Ladies were: Eleanor L. Fagans and Janet N. Holtzinger; M. Elizabeth Baker, and Vera L. Kemp; junior lord and lady, Anne M. Borton and Mildred M. Taylor; sophomore lord and lady, Margaret K. Sher man and Pauline Crossman; freshman lord and lady, H. Ann Carruthers and Jane H. Murphy. Eleanor P. Heckman '42 was page for the dignitaries, L. Elea nor Benfer '4l, poet, and Jean Babcock, Cardinal. In typical Old English style, women students and guests were dressed fOrmally and ate from un covered tables with only spoons and knives. Following the feast, guests, court, and coeds adjourned to Atherton Hall for a coffee hour. Two Faculty Engineers Honored By Society In recognition of 25 years of membership in the society, two faculty members of the School of Engineering have been awarded life memberships by the Ameri can Society of Civil Engineers. Those' honored were Paul B. Breneman, professor emeritus of mechanics and materials of con struction, and Horace R. Thayer, assistant professor of engineering drawing. Professor Breneman; who head ed the department of engineering mechanics until his retirement two years ago, is recognized for his work in organizing and equip ping the testing section of the naval aircraft factory of the Phil adelphia Navy Yard. Fee-Deferment blanks Due By January 7 Applications for second semes ter fee deferment must be com pletely filled out, signed, and re turned by January 7, Bursar Rus sel E. Clark - announced yesterday. Blanks can be secured at the Bursar's .Office any time until then., Tomorrow' ,:the office will P./ 0 * a S : ~!i ~rsaclPbc~a THE DAILY COLLEGIAN 11111111111111U11111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111 Doll Brings $2B For British Mar Relief Proceeds from tickets for WSGA" Junior Service Board's doll totaled S2BAO, Roberta J . :- Kelly '42, chairman, announced last night. The money will _be given to the State College chap ter of •British War Relief So ciety. Winner of the doll, announced last night at the Christmas din ner, was L. Eleanor Benfer '4l. uunnnnmun►►nmunnnuu►nnuunununnnnunnn► We, The Women Merry Christmas, Happy New Year ! IT is all around us. IT is in the steamed open let ters addressed to Santa Claus. IT is in the lighted Christmas trees and hemlock stretched be tween lamp posts. IT is in the snow on the ground and in the stars over Old Main. IT is on sleig,hS and skating ponds. IT is a Christmas seal, on the back of each letter and package. IT is bright red mittens. IT is in the batches of holiday spice cookies. IT is in rapt faces singing Christmas carols. IT is in magazirie - articles and newspaper editorials. IT is the sounds of falling snow and in Sunday morning church bells. IT is in the tinkling .of glasses and jingling of bells. IT used to be in Santa Claus, but now it is• in reunions, teas, parties, cards and presents, and midnight church services. IT is an inescapable something which illusively slides out of be ing defined. IT is the Christmas Spirit. WSGA Grants 11 O'clocks For Sunday, January 5 Eleven o'clock permissions have been granted all women students by WSGA Senate for Sunday, Jan uary 5, 1941 when students return from Christmas vacation. No ex ceptions will be made to this rul ing. Queens College, New York, is said to have the broadest music education program of any liberal arts college in the United States. 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