Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, October 30, 1948, Page 7, Image 7

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Maggie, Head
Of Phi Theta
Phi Theta prexy Marguerite
Johns, better known as Maggie,
developed an interest in activities
while she was at Grant high school
in Portland. In her freshman year
at Oregon she was active in the
YWCA and AWS, and was a mem
ber of the Frosh Glee committee.
Besides beeing a Kwama she col
lected money for the Red Cross
and WSSF drives last year, and
was chairman of committees for
the International Festival and the
AWS tea.
“Maggie” is now a junior ad
viser, in the YWCA, and head of
promotions for WSSF. She is rush
ing chairman for her sorority, Del
ta Gamma, and has been president
of her class since she was a pledge.
Tall, dark Maggie was born in
the Philippine islands and has two
other sisters, “Ellie,” a Kwama,
and Barbara, who was a Mortar
Board member and president of
AWS before she graduated last
A BA major, Maggie is extreme
ly interested in merchandising and
her future plans include becoming
a buyer and doing some traveling.
She received some experience for
merchandising as a model for
Meier and Frank company during
the summer. She usually occupies
her summers by making her own
As an outlet of her emotions she
plays “slap,” which she prefers to
bridge. She enjoys all kinds of mu
sic, and likes to swim and play
garden golf. Watching football
games is also one of her favorite
“I like people more than any
thing,” says Maggie. She can’t find
anything wrong with Oregon; she
likes everybody and everything
about the school. The only thing
she dislikes is disorganization, “but
I do like surprises and the unex
pected,” she added.
YWCA Member?
Attends Regional
Portland Meeting
Billijean Riethmiller, junior in
education, left Wednesday for
: Portland to attend the executive
committee conference of the North
[ west Regional Council of Student
YMCA and YWCA chapters.
Conference business will include
discussion of all regional affairs,
j reports from the National Inter
[ collegiate Christian Council meet
; ing, and general Y policies.
. The Northwest Regional Council
includes all Y groups from Oregon,
Washington, Montana, and Idaho
| colleges. Miss Riethmiller is one of
six university members who is at
tending the Portland meeting. She
was elected to the executive com
mittee last June at the regional
student conference in Seabeck.
Active in campus activities, Miss
Riethmiller is chairman of the pub
lic relations committee of the Uni
versity YWCA. She has served as
circulation manager of the Emer
ald, president of Kwama, and is a
member of Phi Theta Upsilon, jun
ior service honorary, and Gamma
Alpha Chi, advertising honorary.
Mrs.' Paul Ellis, from the Uni
versity YWCA advisory board, will
attend the conference as one of
three adult delegates.
Women’s Page
Eight Teams Remain Undefeated
In WAA Volleyball Tournament
Under the direction of Bep Mc
Courrey, the Women’s Athletic
association is launching an active
program for the University of Ore
gon girls this term.
Assisting Miss McCourry with
her duties are Pat Mounts, vice
president; Shirley Baker, secre
tary; Mary Stadelman, treasurer;
Bonnie Gienger, sergeant at arms;
Billijean Riethmiller, custodian;
Janice Neely, head of sports; Anne
Goodman, publicity; Dixie Sheldon,
intramural swimming; Janet Frye,
intramural volleyball; and Jean
Carr, intramural badminton.
On the schedule this month and
part of November is the intramural
volleyball tournament, consisting
of teams from every women’s liv
ing organization on the campus.
The teams are segregated into
four leagues, with Alpha Delta Pi
and Highland house tied for first
place in league one, each having
two wins and one loss. In league
two University house and Susan
Campbell hall are tied for first
with two wins apiece. Kappa Kap
pa Gamma is still leading league
three with two wins, while Rebec
house, Gerlinger hall, and Hen
dricks hall are in a three way tie
for first place in league four each
having'won one game.
This Week’s Results
In the games scheduled for this
week, two games were won on de
fault and Thursday’s games were
cancelled because of the Hazel
Schwering dinners.
Monday Rebec house lost to Ger
linger hall, 21 to 57, while Hen
dricks hall defeated Delta Delta
Delta 39 to 16. On the same day
Highland house added another vic
tory to their records, when Alpha
Delta Pi failed to appear for the
Tuesday Zeta hall won a game
from Alpha Gamma Delta by de
fault, while Kappa Kappa Gamma
scored 34 points to Gamma Phi
Beta’s 9 points to keep their un
defeated record. On the same day,
Alpha Delta Pi defeated Ann Jud
son house, 22 to 18.
On Wednesday, Rebec house
came back to defeat Alpha Chi
Omega, 32 to 16 and University
house continued with an undefeat
ed season by scoring 31 points to
Chi Omega’s 6. The girls from Su
san Campbell hall also managed to
keep a clean record, when they
won their game over Zeta Tau Al
pha, TO to 6.
The games scheduled for next
Coed Applications
For Fashion Board
Due November 1
All applications for participat
ing in the Mademoiselle College
Fashion board contest this year,
must be postmarked before No
vember 1, midnight, according to
information received Friday from
the fashion magazine.
To be eligible to compete in
the contest, coeds must submit a
trial report on any phase of cam
pus life, a snapshot, complete
data on the applicant’s major,
class, activities, address and in
Anyone interested in entering
the contest from Oregon should
send this material to: The College
Board Editor, Mademoiselle, 122
week are as follows: Monday, Chi
Omega vs. Sigma Kappa; Susan
Campbell vs. Alpha hall; Gerlinger
hall vs. Alpha Chi Omega; Tues
day, Ann Judson house vs. Pi Beta
Phi; Alpha Delta Pi vs. Delta
Gamma; Kappa Kappa Gamma vs.
Alpha Gamma Delta.
Wednesday, Zeta Tau Alpha vs.
Chi Omega; University house vs.
Alpha hall; Susan Campbell vs.
Sigma Kappa; Thursday, Zeta hall
vs. Gamma hall; Gamma Phi Beta
vs. Alpha Gamma Delta; Highland
house vs. Kappa Alpha Theta.
1 Badminton Tourney
In a badminton tournament, the
majority of the games have been
won by default. Mary Meyers is in
the lead having defeated Martha
Thiele Tuesday on a default game,
and winning another game from
Eva Moore on the same day. The
tournament will continue through
next week and the play-offs will be
held the following week.
On the weekeend of November
13, University of Oregon girls’
hockey team will journey to Seat
tle for the annual Northwest
Hockey tournament. Here the team
will compete with other groups
from Canada, Washington, Idaho
and Nevada.
This year’s team from Oregon
will consist of girls from the two
hockey teams of the school, the
Evergreens and the Cascades. As
yet the girls who will make the
trip to Washinngton have not been
selected from these two squads.
DZs Pledge Two
. Stephanie Mickshe, Medford,
and Donna Lee Ross, Astoria, have
pledge Delta Zeta sorority, the of
fice of women’s affairs announced
AWS Petitions Due
Petitions for chairman of the
AWS Christmas Benefit Tea may
be turned into Marie Lombard at
the Tri Delt house until Friday,
November 5.
Women’s Page Staff:
Aileen Betschart
Donna Kletzing
Estelle Nordgren
Nancy Pollard
Shirley Thomas
Vineta Howard, editor
Spike Cordeiro, St. Mary’s run
ning flash, is a former Oregon stu
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South American Coed Finds
I Oregon Like Home in Chile
A bright, excited, red-headed
girl, Maria Teresa Montenegro is
from Chile and is taking graduate
work in the University oil a schol
Maria, who is taking courses in
speech defects, remedial reading,
and education, explained that she
will return to Chile in June when
she hopes to receive her master's
degree. In Chile, she was a student
at the University of Concepcion
and graduated from the University
of Chile in Santiago. “I will teach
maybe in a University in Chile and
use what I am learning,” she said.
“My city is very similar to here,”
Maria said, adding that it is maybe
greener here, “but we have pine
trees, mountains with snow, lakes,
and lots of rain too.” Her city is
Concepcion, which, she explained,
was founded by a woman, and, is
now paid for through lotteries. The
city is a college town and “has a
tower in the very center with a
clock on top. We go clear to the
top and can see all of the city, the
mountains, the University, and all
from there.”
Speaking of football games,
Maria was enthusiastic. She
made the trip to Portland two
weeks ago, staying with an Ore
gon girl. “I went to the game
wearing an Oregon mum,” she
said excitedly. “Afterward we
went to a show and then had
Chinese food.” It was her first
contact with Chinese food—and
she loved it.
"A funny thing,” she said, "is
that I don’t know if I'm gaining
weight or not. You see, in Chile we
measure it in kilos and here in
The rooters lids were especially
appealing to Maria. She bought
one for herself and her friend after
trying on the different sizes and
said "I want to take one home with
Her library experiences are var
ied. One incident she mentioned
was that of a couple of days ago
a fellow fell from his chair in the
stacks—“He was just sitting there
and pfoff! I just about died laugh
ing,” she said.
Maria received a scholarship
from the Oregon Federation of
Women’s clubs through the Chil
ean-Amcrican Cultural institute.
She stated that her name was cho
sen from ten others given to the
Oregon group from a New York
Former Oregon
Student Leads
St. Olaf Choir
Helen Luvaas, director of tho
Vesper Choir at Oregon in 1944-45,
is beginning her second year as di
rector of the second choir at St.
Olaf college, Northfield, Minne
Plays on Radio
She also teaches music and or
gan. Every Sunday morning, she
plays the organ over the college ra
dio station and in addition, this
talented and youthful-looking
blonde sings with the St. Olaf choir,
giving nation-wide concerts.
When a freshman at the Univer
sity, Helen received the mortar
Board plaque. She belonged to Pi
Delta Phi, French honorary, and
was president of Mu Phi Epsilon,.
The winner of six scholarships,
Helen was an excellent student and
lived at Rebec house with her sis
ter Jeanette.
Afters graduating in 1945, Helen
attended the Eastman School of
Music in Rochester, N. Y., for two
years on a fellowship. She is still
taking music lessons in Minneapo
The daughter of a Lutheran min
ister now in Kennewick, Wash.,
Helen started piano lessons at the
age of 6, under the guidance of her
mother, a music teacher and or
ganist in Couer d’Alene, Idaho.
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