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The Ball. supplied with chairs, and shared the
Japanese lanternB suspended from the popularity of the roomB iDBide. The
ceiling, palmB, flowera and Moorish dining room table was covered with
lamps decorated the parlors and foyer Battenburc, and with an iraraensa bou-
of the Ijincom, wnere tne ball was given quet of American Beauties and
delabra with red candles carried out
the idea of Bcarlet and cream. Mies
Rico and Miss Deweefle presided in the
dining room, assisted by Mrs. Maurice
Deutsch and Misses Cochrane. Wnndn.
Missee Dorrance Jackson, Norin, Weesner, Haecker, Ma
Hargreaves. The comber and Louise Tukev. ThiB whh
rotunda was in the Delta Gamma colore, the largest reception o! the week, as
Thepillare were wound with pink, blue many guests were invited who aro'not
and bronze drapery and the fraternity connected with either the fraternities or
emblems bung from the ceiling. Tho the University.
electric globes were shaded with pink. On Thursday evening an elaborato
In the ordinary a big umbrella of red lawn party was given bv Phi Delta
nn Wednesday evening.
The two hundred guests were received
by Chancellor and Mrs. Andrews, Mr.
and Mrs- II. E. Lewis, and Doctor aud
Mrs. Streetor. Punch was Berved dur
ing the evening by
Harwood and Louise
(lowers was suspended from the chan
delier. The refre3hment table beneath
was adorned with red carnations and
The hostesses and guests: Chancellor
and Mrs. Andrews, Doctor and Mrs.
Streetor, Doctor L. A. Sherman; Messrs.
and Mesdamea II. F. Lewis, II. P. Lau,
F. H. Woods, Ray Ed mis ton; Me6dames
Maurice Deutch, H. Percy Silver, Jose
phine Fisher; Misses Howard, McClure,
Drake, Sloane, Brown, Willis, Elwell,
Godfrey, Foster, Stewart, Pease, Mer
rill, Raymond, Goocb, Kendall, Cran
don. Telling, Humphrey, Williams, Ten
nant, Ross, West, Rowena West, Harp
ham, Ostrander, Schilling, Greene,
Looser, Joiner, Brown, LarraLee, Anna
Larrabee, Miner, Daisy Miner, Johnson,
Parke, Woods, Norin, Wilson, Clark,
Hayes, Bonnell, Montgomery, Loomis,
Streetor, Wing, Dennis, Haggard, De
weeee, Starrett, Rice, Harwood, Web
ster, Bridge, Laura Bridge, Woods,
Gartin, Welch, Cochrane, Polk, Wat
kins, Park9, Katherine Woods, Mulli
gan, Tukey, Louise Tukey, Cole, Jack
bod, Macomber, Maude Macomber,
Haecker, Daniels, Honeywell, Hamil
ton, Irene Hamilton, Harley, Hunt,
Weesner, Clark, Robinson, Bowen,
Moore, Abbott, Burnbam, Johnson,
Lansing, Shaw; Mesdames Abbott, C. H.
Abbott of Grand Island, Allen. Ander
son, John Anderson of Beatrice, Bald
win, Butler, Bishop, Booth, Buckley,
Burnham, Bauman of Omaha, Case,
Cather of Red Cloud, Clapp, Clark,
Colpetzer of Grand Island, Cooke, Cran
dall, H. Crandall, Cuscaden, Culver,
Davenport, Deweese, Duff of Nebraska
City, Ed mis ten, Engle, Farnsworth,
Fricke, Gregory, Hansen, Hayes, Hen
ock, Hoagland, Holt, Holmes, Hohman,
Honeywell, Houston of Omaha, Houck,
Hunger, Haggard, Kees, Kennedy,
Koremeyer, Kind, Lau, D. Lau, Led
witb, Lewis, Lowe of Omaha, Lansing,
McCreery, Mansfield, Morrill, Morrison,
McCuneof Omaha, Martin, Orr, Paine,
Pearee, Powell, Rainey, Raymond,
Reed, Roth, Robbins, Sanders,
Schwartz, Seacreet, Sedgwick, Shaw,
Shedd, G. Shedd, Sheldon, Sherman,
Smith, Stein, Stark, Sumner, Thomas,
Tow! of Plattsmouth, True, Turpin,
Tukey, Walsh, Watkins, Wayne,
White, Whitman, Wiggenhorn.
On Thursday afternoon a general
reception was given by the local chap
ters of Delta Gamma at the home of
Miss Starrett, 1510 K street. Tho house
was beautifully decorated with a pro
fusion of long-stemmed American
Beauty roses. A large bowl of white
roses, the fraternity flower, occupied a
place of honor on the piano. In the
back parlor a most pleasing effect was
secured by the use of college pennants
and Delta Gamma ribbons; a large
Delta Gamma anchor hung in the door
way leading into the library where the
orchestra was stationed. The guests
were directed to the dressing roomB by
two little girls, Helen Mitchell and
Helen Berger. They were then intro
duced by MrB.,WoodBand were received
by Miss Starrett, Miss Howard, Misa
McClure, Miss Tukey, Mis8 Ross, Miss
Godfrey and Miss Haggard . The porch
was beautiful with palms and rugs and
Jneta at the home of Mr. and Mrs. 1.
M. Raymond. The lawn was lighted
by a hundred electric globes. Japa
nese lanterns, a large pink and blue
Delta Gamma Ha,?, and numerous rugs
and pillows gave a picturesque touch to
the Bcene. A large canvassed platform
for dancing was erected on the lawn,
and phonographs furnished the enter
tainment between dances. A big Jap
anese umbrella sheltered the punch
table, and ices were served from a table
decorated with white roses tied with
The guests, who were resident and
visiting Delta Gammas, were received
in the parlors by Mr. and Mrs. Ray
mond, assisted by Chancellor and Mrs.
Andrews, Dean and Mrs. Bessey, Dr.
and Mrs. Wolcott; Messrs. and Mes
damea H. P. Lau, Ray Edmiston, F. II.
Woods, Emory Hardy, Corwin, Haggard
and R. M. Welch.
On Friday afternoon a lawn par
ty waB given by Kappa Alpha
Theta at the chapter house, 335
North Fourteenth street. The punch
tables were decorated with the
fraternity colors, and tho lawn was sup
plied with hammocks and seats. Tho
faculty and a large number of other
guests were entertained with tho visit
ing delegates. On Friday afternoon the
Delta Delta Deltas also gave a recep
tion from four to six at the home of the
Misses Bonnell, Thirteenth and Q
The banquet on Friday evening
was the most elaborate and successful
ever given by the fraternity. It was
held in the big dining room which was
gay with Japanese lanterns and palms.
The tables were in the form of a Mal
tese cross, and the color scheme was
green and white. Beautiful silver can
delabra with green shades alternated
with mounds of pearl roses and ferns,
while at each plate was a wreath of
smilax enclosing fancy fruit. The name
cards were unique and artistic and the
menu cards wero especially beautiful.
They were in tho form of a booklet
with deep blue cover decorated with a
Eeal of pink and bronze with the Delta
Gamma anchor in the centre. The
menu and toasts were in the following
Frogs' Legs on Toast, Tartar Sauce
Olives Salted Almonds
Filet Mignon a la Richelieu
Sorbet en Surprise
Spring Chicken a la Maryland
Pomme de Terre Petia Pois
Stuffed Tomatoes a la Waldorf
Fromage Variee Crackers
Cafe Demi Tasse
Toastmistress, Elizabeth Wing, Kap
Toujoura la Femme, Jeanette Os
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"I think it was a Persian king
Who used to say, that evermore
In human life, each evil thing,
Comes of the sex that men adore."
Without Anchor, Edna Polk, Kappa
"The union of souls is an anchor in
Delta Gamma Hymns, Agnes Merrill,
"Blest be the tie that binds ." .
Zeitgeist. Helen Louise Brown, Chi.
"Thro' the ages one increasing
purpose runs ,
And the thoughts of men are widened
with the process of the suns ."
Song Vive la Delta G.
Skeleton Key, Virginia Sheppard,
"The time has come," the walrus said ,
"To talk of many things,
Of shoes and ships and sealing wax ,
Of cabbage and of kings ."
Delta Gamma, Ada Comstock, Lamb
da. "One of the few, the immortal names
That were not born to die ."
Golden Age, Grace Snitseler, Xi.
"Yet, ah 1 that Spring should vanish
with the rose ;
That Youth's sweet scented
manuscript should close."
Song Banquet Song, Edith Abbott,
Auf Wiedersehon, Alice Joiner, Up
siton. "Good night, good night J
parting is such sweet sorrow
That I shall say gcod night,
till it be a tomorrow ."
Tune: "Old Lang Syne."
To Delta Gamma, firm and true
And strong the ties that bind
Our hearts in mystic love and trust
For days o' lang syne .
Time ne'er can steal our love for thee,
Our dearest friends are thine .
To Delta Gamma ever sing
For days o' lang syne .
Tho' we may wander far apart
In that long after time,
Our sweetest thoughts will be of thee
And days o' lang syne . Cho.
And as we part in sorrow now ,
We pledge our hearts to thee ,
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