The Megaphone (Georgetown, Tex.), Vol. , No. 27, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 4, 1948 Page: 3 of 6
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Page 3 -THE MEGAPHONE
Tuesday, May 4, 1948
MISS SOUTHWESTERN CROWNED
QUEEN OF TRADITIONAL MAY FETE
MRS. 1). K. WILCOX
Mrs. I). K. Wilcox deserves congratulation.s on her \v
director of the dances for the May Fete this year. She- direct
dances in addition to her work as physical education instructor.
A DEAN KITH FERGUSON
Congratulations to Dean Ruth Morgan Ferguson for her
outstanding May Fete. Her work as director of the May Fete was
SOUTH WESTERN’S MAY FETE TERMED
OUTSTANDING; STARTS COUNTY
CEN TENNIAL AS BRUCKS CROWNED
\rniK i:i in istn ks
The pictures below depict scene* , The? Princesses attending the
from the May Fete, which was Queen were .Jean \\ ilson Husfield,
held on Snyder Field, May i at Hattie Lee Withers, Anabcl FHis
seven o’clock. Miss Nettie Ruth ' and Rosalee I.oykasek. They were
Brucks was crowned Mis.5 South- beautifully gowned in yellow and
western by Richard B. Moon. The blue.
beautiful pageant is a traditional ,
feature of Southwestern’s spring ... u l®oce*slona w^s t y
. ... , ... . Misses Dorothy Etter and Mar-
activities and this year was a part
nnr . lone Hunt who wore aqua even-
of the Williamson County Centen- . . ,
. , .. , ing dresses and carried gold staffs
nial on its opening day. ° . .....
adorned with pink radiance roses
As always, the May Fete was aIKj g0jc| ribbon streamers,
under the direction of Mrs. Ruth
M. Ferguson. Mr. Glen Kenley, Little Miss Murphy Wilcox,
President of the Student Body, dressed in pink, was the crown-
officiated at the coronation cer,e- bearer, and little Misses Susan
niony. The music was furnished McCook, Kyra Lee Jones, Betty
by the Southwestern University Faye Ledbetter, Ann Wheeler,
Band, under the direction of Mr. Joanne Morgan, Betty Jean Jones,
Ralph W. Jones. Mrs. Kennie Wil- Mary Ruth Queen, (Marline Soop-
cox was in charge of the dances, or, Sandra Pennington’, Paula
Wheeler, and Janet Steelman were
The Canopy over the Queen’s flower girls. Misses Connie Coop-
dais was very beautiful. It repre- er and Meredith McLain were the
seated a jeweled crown, in the trainbearers. Miss Nadu Sue Car-
center of which the large gold let- mjchael was the Court Jester and,
tors, S. U , were in bold relief, Mr. Dwight House was the Court
in Old English lettering. The ap- Herald,
proach to the throne was outlined
by twelve Ladies in Waiting, Queen Nettie Ruth Brucks was
dressed in white evening dresses, beautifully gowned in a beautiful
bearing a chain of English ivy. gown of white slipper satin with
The royal court of Her Majesty a deep bertha and mittens of
Queen Nettie Ruth of the House Chantillery lace and a full length
of Brucks consisted of His High- veil of illusion. Sue carried a white
ness King Richard Brown of the orchid showered with sweetheart
House of Moon, and twenty four rosebud*.
Duchesses,, forty Ladies in Wait- The ceremony was very beau-
ing, .three 'Heralds and a Jester, tiful and impressive.
CONGRATULATIONS ON MAY FETE
c progiam following the coronation of Miss Soufhwester
| Williamson (’minty Centennial on}
its opening day. This lent an un-
usual mood of celebration to the
I traditional event of Southwestern
j The music for Lie occasion, fur-
A Minuet , The Independent Organization.
“The Hoop Dance”. The Delta Zeta Sorority.
“The Fan Dance”. The Alpha Delta Pi Sorority and the Phi
by the Southwestern Uni-
ome small im- versity Band, under* the direction
bde to keep us of Mr. Ralph Jones, and the Men’s
achieving that Glee Club, directed by Mr. John
Ferguson and j D. Richards, was beautiful as al-
>ok part in the I wa^fc.
commended foi j The setting for the pageant
fection and yet especially beautiful this year,
mole tiling to h was no |110re lovely than ]
j Southwestern. Again Fie “Phi JVlu’s
be the most | scored a hit with their Miss
ear. It is the I Southwestern, Nettie Ruth Brucks.
wakes after a ' Her blond prettiness was set off
It seems most .>ust >''ght with her white slipper (
ision of awak- I satin gown. Her King, Richard B.
with such a Moon, was most handsome.
as the May Again let the MEGAPHONE
it dresses and commend Dean Ruth Morgan Fer- i
igs. guson and Mrs. D. K. Wilcox for
lonor this year bheir efforts in working with the '
e a part of the girls in the May Fete dances. !
“The Parasol Dance”, The Delta Delta Delta Sorority and
the Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority.
“The Maypole Dance", The Kappa Phi Sorority.
To Celia” (Thomas Moore), Andrews,
“Italian Street Song” (Naughty Marietta)
Frances Deckard, Soloist.
“Alma Mater”, a it. Bigelow, tie Southwestern University
Men’s Glee Club, John D. Richards, director.
SCENES FROM THE MAY FETE A T SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY
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The Megaphone (Georgetown, Tex.), Vol. , No. 27, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 4, 1948, newspaper, May 4, 1948; Georgetown, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth621150/m1/3/: accessed February 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Southwestern University.