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Morfcr Boards MasCx
Vol. 51 No.133
Squeals and screams from University coeds Saturday afternoon an
nounced the selection of twenty new members of the honorary Black
Masque society of Mortar Board.
, Following a custom of 46 years, the new members were masked at
me waaiuonai ivy Day testivities on the campus.
Besides the twenty University coeds one faculty member was chosen
as an honorary member of the society.
Running true to tradition, the girls were informed of their selection
only when retiring members of the society presented them with black
Nancy Porter, past president of Mortar Board, masked Miss Mary
E. Mielenz, supervisor of English at Teachers College high school.
She was selected for her outstanding service as faculty advisor to
University Builders, Student Council, Mortar Board and Coed Counselors
ana ior ner worK on tne Teachers
College Advisory committee and
the faculty committee on student
Miss Porter began circling the
junior women in search of the
new Mortar Board president.
The head mask was placed on
Sharon Fritzler. Sharon is a
Teachers College student, mem
ber of the Associated Women
Students board, Student Council,
Nebraska Masquers and the
Sarah Fulton, Teachers College
6tudent, donned the mask of vice
president of the society.
Sarah is president of the AU-
University Fund board and a
staff member of the Cornhusker,
New Secretary of the senior
women's honorary is Jacquelyn
Hoss. Jackie is a managing edi
tor of the Cornhusker and a
member of the All-University
Fund board. She is a Teachers
Fourth officer of the Black
Masque society is Marilyn Moo
mey, treasurer. An Arts and
Sciences student, Marilyn is
vice-president of the Associated
Women Students and a member
of the Union board.
Office of historian for the so
ciety was placed on Anne Bar
ger. Anne is a student in Teach
ers College, vice president of the
All-University Fund board and of
University Builders, and summer
The rest of the honorary so
ciety's membership is composed
of fifteen girls who are:
Nancy Button is a Teachers
College student. She is president
of Associated Women Students
and a member of the Women's
Athletic Association board.
Marilyn Coupe is president of
the Builders organization. She
is a student in Teachers College
and a member of" the College
Joanne Engelkemier is a Uni-
"Versitv Ae College student. SW4
is vice president of the Home Ec
club, associtae editor of the
Cornhusker Countryman and
chairman of Hospitality Day.
Eleanor Erickson is also a stu
dent in Ag College. Her activi
ties include vice president of the
Ag YWCA and former editor of
the Cornhusker Countryman.
Mary Hubka is a student in
the College of Arts and Sciences.
She is president of Coed Counsel
ors, member of, the Student
Council and the city campus
Delores Irwin is president of
the Women's Athletic Associa
tion. She is a dorm counselor
and a student in Teachers Col
lege. Beverly Larsen is vice presi
dent of the campus pep society,
Tassels. She is a member of the
Cornhusker staff, All-University
Fund board and in Arts and
Peggy Mulvaney is a Teach
ers College student and vice
president of Coed Counselors.
Tppev is also secretary of the
Women's Athletic Association,
member of Student Council and
president of ttie Badminton club.
Joan Raun is another Ag Col
ic BtnHont to be masked into
the Mortar Board society. She is
president of the Home Ec club,
secretary of the Ag Executive
board and former notification
chairman of Tassels.
Union, AWS Boards
Juanita Rediger is a ' former
Daily Nebraskan staff member
and an Arts and Sciences stu
dent. Juanita is a former cheer
leader, present secretary of
Builders and a member of the
Union and AWS boards.
Jacquelyn Sorensen is a man
aging editor of the Cornhusker
yearbook. Jackie is secretary of
tor of the freshman handbook
aitf hoard, managing edi-
and in the Arts and Sciences Col-
Marilyn Vingers is president of
the women's pep society, Tassels.
Marilyn is in Arts and Sciences
College, member of -the Corn
husker staff and the Student
loimo Wade, member of
College Days committee, is the
tnnrth new member of the
society. Jayne is vice president j
of Builders, secretary of Tassels
and a Teachers College student.
Arts and Science Student
Patricia Wiedman is vice presi
dent of the campus Red Cross.
She is a member of the AWb
board Religious Welfare Coun
ST ' president
swimming club, and Arts ana
Miriam Willey is vice president'
of the campus yww,
of the universe ---
World Affairs and member of the
student Council. Miriam is also
nnocenrs i Gccine
When Bob Raun rushed out and tackled Jerry Johnson the Innocents
began their 1951 tapping.
Raun, president of this year's society, a senior men's honorary, re
vealed Johnson as his successor by the tackle.
The Innocents also tapped 12 other students and two University
faculty members in ceremonies which climaxed the fiftieth observance
of Ivy Day, Saturday afternoon.
Named to honorary membership of the society were Cornhusker
football coach Bill Glassford, and George W. Rosenlof, director of admis
sions and registrar. They were tackled by Innocent alumni Col. C. J.
Frankforter, Associate . Prof essor of Chemistry, and Donald Lenz, con
ductor of the University band.
Johnson President of Innocents
Johnson, who has been outstanding in College of Agriculture activi
ties, is president of Ag Execu-
THE ..DAILY NEBRASKAN
Monday, May 7, 1951
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Honoraries Name Mielenz,
Rosenlof and Glassford
Three University faculty mem
bers surprised the Ivy Day audi
ence Saturday when they were
named honorary members of In
nocents and Mortar Board.
Mary Mielenz, supervisor of;
cine was Coach William J. Glass
ford when he was tackled by the
two honorary members. Glass
ford came to the University in
1949 to serve as the head foot
ball coach and has been instru-
English at Teachers college high 1 mental in promoting the Uni
versity football team.
A graduate of Pittsburgh uni
versity where he played guard
on the team, Glassford has been
assistant coach at Yale univer
sity, Long Island university,
Carnegie Tech and head coach
at the University of New Hamp
shire. He served in the navy during
World War 11 as a lieutenant
school, was tapped by Mortar
Board president, Nancy Porter,
for her outstanding service to
University organizations. Miss
Mielenz is faculty adviser for the
University Builders, Student
Council, Mortar Board and Coed
Counselors. She is also on the
Teachers college advisory com
mittee and the faculty commit
tee on student affairs.
First to be tackled by Inrio
cents was George W. Rosenlof,
director of admissions and reg
Rosenlof, a graduate of Hast
ings college where he received j
his B.S., got his Masters degree
from the University, and his'
Ph. D. from Columbia university.
He is on the Board of Direc-
j tors of Hastings college and is
the ' Presiueni 01 inc jsonn uenirai
Association 01 universities ana
Rosenlof has been extremely
active in looking out for the wel
fare of foreign students at the
University. He has helped them
to gain admission and has givtm
them much help during tljcir
stay on the campus.
Glassford Bites Dust
Given a taste of his own medi-
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Virginia Koch Reigns As
50th Annual May Queen
, is a member ol Kappa Alpha
Miss Reed, maid-of-honor by
virtue of second place in the stu-
Virginia Koch reigned in simu
lated regal splendor as the Uni
versity May Queen at the 50th
annual Ivy Day Saturday.
' Miss Koch was chosen for theldent women-s baiioting) is a Mor
honor by secret vote Of Univer-jtar Board, Phi Beta Kappa, for
sity junior and senior women. Sheimer assistant editor of The Daily
was crowned in traditional cere-1 Nebraskan and a member of
monies at the Ivy Day court byiKaPPa Kappa Gamma,
her maid-of-honor, Susan Reed. ! The two pages in the court were
Miss Koch is a senior in Arts
and Science, majoring in English.
She was former editor of First
Reinhardt and Barbara
Crowe is a freshman in
Glance, former YWCA member, Ag college. She is Ag YW dele
Aquaquette, Coed Counselor and (gate to national convention, Ag
Union entertainment committee.
She was last year's junior at
tendant to the May Queen. She
'also served as treasurer of AUF
'and was president of WAA. She
l Ivy Day Court . . .
Y cabinet member and affiliated Ag editor of The
with Alpha Chi Omega.
Miss Reinhardt is a freshman
in Arts and Science, member of
the Coed Counselor board, Build
ers assistant, Alpha Lambda Delta
and a member of Delta Gamma.
Barbara Adams and Sue Gorton
were freshmen attendants.
Miss Adams is editor of the
First Glance, in the college of
Arts and Science, Alpha Lambda
Delta and a member of Pi Beta
tive board, as well as secretary
of Kosmet Klub. He is also a
member of Corn Cobs, Tri-IC,
Alpha Zeta, Coll - Agri - Fun
board, American society of
Agronomy and new students
week. He belongs to Alpha Gam
The next man tapped, the
new vice president, was Bob
Reichenbach, assistant business
manager of The Daily Ne
braskan and business manager
of College "Days. He is vice
president of Arnold Air society,
a , member of Interfraternity
council, Alpha Kappa Psi and
Billig New Secretary
Tapped as the new secretary
was Dick Billig, managing ed
itor of the Cornhusker and a
member of the All-University-Fund
board. He belongs to
Kosmet Klub and is treasurer
of Phi Kappa Psi.
Gene Johnson, new treasurer,
is assistant tusiness manager of
the Cornhusker. He is treasurer
of Corn Cobs, AUF and the
junior class. Business manager
of the College Days program,
a member of Theta Nu, Cadet
Officers association, Johnson is
a member of Beta Theta Pi.
o The new sergeant-at-arms,
Delbert Kopf, received his honor
through his mother since he was
with the baseball team in C0I07
rado. Kopf is the new president
of Corn Cobs, and belongs to
Alpha Zeta, Tri-K, N Club,
Junior Livestock judging team
and Alpha Gamma Rho.
Next to hit the ground was
Gene Robinson. The new vice
president of Corn Cobs and
president of the University 4-H
club. Robinson is treasurer of
Alpha Zeta and a member of
Tri-K, Red Guidon, Scabbard
and Blade, Cornhusker Country
man and Farm House.
Pub Board Member Tackled
Gerald Matzke followed. Vice
president of NUCWA, president
of the Nebraska Collegiate World
Affairs organization, and a mem
ber of the Publication board,
Matzke is vice president of the
junior class. He belongs to the
National Board of Directors for
Collegiate Council of the United
Nations, the five-state regional
director the C.C.U.N., Kos
met Klub, Candidate Officers
association, Theta Nu and Phi
A member of Student Coun
cil, general manager of the Ne
braska Blue Print and president
of Pi Mu Epsilon, George Cobel,
was the next newly tapped In
nocent. Cobel belongs to the En
gineering Executive board,
American Institute of Chemical
Engineering and Engineer's
Junior Class Secretary Named
Jack Cohen, assistant busi
braskan, a Corn Cob and secrc
ness manager of The Daily Ne
tary of the junior class, was the
next man to be tackled. Cohen
is member 0f the Interfra
ternity council Union '
committee, College Days com
mittee and Zeta Beta Tau.
A news editor of The Daily
Nebraskan and a Student Coun
cil member, Kent Axtell, was
the new Innocent. Axtell is a
past publicity chairman for
AUF, a member of Kosmet Klub,
ROTC band, Gamma Lambda,
Union publicity committee, Nu
Meds and Phi Kappa Psi.
The editor of the Cornhusker
Countryman and a member of
the Student Council, Rex Mes
sersmith was the next new In
nocent. Messersmith is past
braskan, a member of the
YMCA cabinet, Block and
Bridle, Alpha Zeta, Ag Union
building committee, Farmers
Fair board, chairman of the Ag
Union public relations commit
tee and vice "resident of Farm
Al Blessing's mother received
his Innocent's baldric for him
because he is with the Univer
sity golf team In Kansas, Bless
ing is circulation manager for
The Daily Nebraskan and a
. , rnealnr' hoard
on in oeu
j,nd a student in Teachers College
Generally fair to partly cloudy
Monday and Tuesday, with littlf
change in temperature.
College of Agriculture June
graduates, (men) Interested in
Vet-Ag: teaching: should ee
II. W. Deem, 302 Ag- hall, be
fore May 10th. Job are avail
able starting June 1 and
The Independent Student
Association meeting scheduled
for tonight will be held this
afternoon at 5:00 p.m. In the
Union. Plans for the fall will
be announced and discussed.
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IVY DAY ROYALTIES Ivy Queen Virginia
Koch and her royal court watch over the May
Day pioceedings from their throne on the Ad
ministration grounds. Two senior women, four
juniors, sophomores and freshman, chosen on
the basis of scholarship and activities make up
the queen's court. Susan Reed, University
senior, is the queen's Maid of Honor.
wimL0 Is AUT PubA'!cil member of the varsity basketball
director, Builders assistant, Alpha; d He , an Alpha Tau
1?"? ES Ced C.nSelr Omega and treasurer of the In-
uuaiu uiciJiuci. n: wis cuilui u-
The Daily Nebraskan, and affili
ated with Kappa Kappa Gamma.
Joan Krueger, Sylvia Krasne,
Joan Hanson and Jean Holmes
were the sophomore attendants.
Miss Krueger is in the college
of Arts and Science, on the
NUCW steering committee, vice
president of Delta Sigma Rho,
College Days publicity chairman,
debate squad, managing editor of
The Daily Nebraskan, Builders
board member and a member of
Gamma Phi Beta.
Miss Krasne is in the College
of Arts and Science, YWCA rep
resentatives council, Tassels, AUF
board and president of Sigma
Miss Hanson is in the College
of Arts and Science, a Tassel,
secretary of AUF, president of
the college Red Cross unit and a
member of Gamma Phi Beta.
Miss Holmes is in the College
of Agriculture. She is state presi
dent of the Home Ec club, Uni
versity Home ec club council, Ag
Continued on Page 4
The members of the old In
nocents choose their successors.
Scholarship and activities paid
off Saturday for members of
Farm House fraternity as they
won the Innocents trophy for
having the year's outstanding
record In the two fields.
Of the 17 fraternities -competing
for the cup, ten were men
tioned by Rob Raun, former
president of Innocents, ss being
outstanding. Raun made the pre
sentation. Trophies were given
houses ranking first, second and
Ranking second in the compe
tition was Zeta Beta Tau. Alpha
Gamma Rho placed third. This
is the third year they have pos
sessed the trophy.
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