1947-10-08; Central Michigan Life
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Home Game Saturday 1 TB or Not TB ' Will Be the Question VOLUME 29 M®am-wm&&w Mftm®#®> tpjp#B»pAi& -owmm® »*• lflfft Former Governor to Speak Here Ellis G. Arnall, former governor of Georgia will be heard by students as a part of the Artists Course series on Tuesday, October 14, at 8:15 p.m. Mr. Arnall gained nationwide attention late last year when the newly elected governor-to-be, Eugene Talmadge, died, leaving Georgia split into two factions, each claiming the governorship. A liberal Democrat, Mr. Arnall was the first to break the Talmadge "white supremacy" machine in 1942 when he succeeded in being elected to the governorship by a large, pluralty. He brought about almost revolutionary reforms in the state government of Georgia during his tenure of office, including abolition of the chain gangs, return of the state, schools to accredited status, plus a re-written state, constitution. Through his efforts Georgia abolished many of. its. Jim Crow, laws and also became the first statej in the Union to, give voting privileges, to 'i8ryear^qlds. G^_.erally.coricedled;3to be the.mpst progressive leader in the South today, Mr. Arnall is author of the recent bdpfc TpetSlwe Dimly, Seen, shortly to- Ibe available at book stojres. Students may obtain reserved seats to this, lecture by presenting their activity cards at the ticket office in Warriner Hall on October 13-14. New Point System for Intrnmuruls New graduation qualifications for physical education majors, and minors have been inaugurated this semester. This new point system devised toy intramural director Carlton Mefort and the Chippewa line _$«-&" "Doc" Sweeney^ has been approved by department head Ron Finch. Ppinfe. are awarded to physical, education majors and minors for outside participation in the intramural program". Individual sports manager, officials, and, intramural publicity men will receive a designated number of, pointy, according to the amount of outside tune pufc'iri. Requirements, axe. as. follows: 1947 freshmen, physical education majors, 100 hours; 1947 freshmen physical education minors, 60 hours; 1947 sophomore physical education majors, 60 hours; 1947 sophomore physical education minors, 50 .hours; 1947 junior physical education majors, 40 hours; 11947 junior physical education minors, 30 hours; 1947 senior physical education majors, 30 hours; 1947 physical education minors, 25 hours. The proposed organization of the .Intramural program lists Ron Finch as head, Danny^Rose as athletic director, Carlton Mefort, as "IM." director. Two senior managers and individual sports managers will complete the organization. Testing soil to find out what is needed .and hpwt much is needed per acre is the first step in any plan for soil improvement. Spanish Rhythms on Artist Series Rhythms of Spain, Spanish dance group, will appear here Thursday evening, October 9, at 8:15 for the first Artists Course presentation of the season. Featuring Federico Rey, Lolita Gomez, and Tina Ramirez with Carlos Montoya, guitarist, the group will perform authentic folk dances frorn Old Spain. Born in Spain, Federico Rey is a naturalized American citizen and served three years in the army, where^ he became an entertainer. He designs, his own dancing costumes and sets. His co-star, Lolita Gomez is making her first American tour, though she has appeared in Europe and in South America. On her first tour with Mr. Rey is 18-year-old Tina Ramirez. Miss Ramirez was born in Venezuela, and gave her first performance in the United States only a short time; ago. Students may receive free reservations for this performance by presenting their activity cards at the ticket office in the lobby of Warrdner Mall during the day October 6-7 and between 3-5 p.m., October'8-9. Non-students may obtain single admissions for $1.80 or a season ticket for -all seven Artists Course performances for $6.00. 'Kind Lady' Cast Beady to Start "Kind Lady" tryouts are now completed ahd rehearsals underway. The tryouts took place last Week and rehearsals have now begun. This play will be presented November 18, 19, and 20 with a cast of 13 under the, direction, of Prof. Fred R. Bush, director of dramatics. Members of the,cast include Beverly Marzolf, Phyllis Phillips, Mildred Fisher, Meegan Kelly, Elma Mays, Joan Bush, Betty Olmstead, Eddie liansen, Jim Skilling, Ernie Vegter, William Cramer, Warren Dolan, Russell Raymond. Season tickets niay still (be secured from any, member of the play production class. X-Ruys Required of Ml Students The State Health department will bring its mobile x-ray. unit to the campus October 22 to 24, to administer chest x-rays to the student body. During this period students will be required to have their chests x-rayed at*no cost, but for those failing to report, a $5.00 penalty will be charged. X-rays will be taken daily from 8 to 12 a.m., and from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Students may come at any free period. The complete operation will take about 15 minutes. This year will mark the sixth year that the tuberculosis test has been offered on campus. During this period only two active cases have been discovered, both of which were found last year. Students Urged to Keep Cars in Parking Lot Students are urged to par*-; their .cars in. the,, twp, main street parking lots instead of along the streets. Those who are living iri the dormitories, and barracks are especially urged to use parking lots so thajb the, students who have to drive to classes may,' more readily find a parking plstce. Sloan Hall Election Marjorie Janson, Reese senior, was elected vicerpresident of Sloan 'hail, at the election September 29. Freshmen representatives to the social committee, are Patricia. Dal- ton and "Riarie Zittle. Queen Petitions Are Due Friday All petitions for homecoming queen must be in the dean of women's office by 5:00 p.m. Friday, October 10, with a minimum of thirty valid signatures per candidate. As many candidates as posr sifole are urged to get their petitions in by Thursday afternoon with a glossy print, to assure - having a picture in the next issue of Life, Pictures turned in later than this may not get printed. So far, approximately 10 petitions are circulating. Central students will have a chance to see all the candidates at their best on Wednesday, October 15 at 7:30 at the annual queen candidate assembly in the auditorium. Lloyd Conlev ajid his orchestra will present a swing concert during the first half hour of the program, and provide backiground music' for "the v presentation of* the candidates. According to Jesse' B; Thorpe, chairman of homecoming queen activities, there will be a rehearsal of the- queen assembly on Monday night, October 13 at' 7:00 ih the auditorium for all queen candidates. Council Outfits Cheer Leaders 'Colorful new. gpld. uniforms with maroon stripes on, the trousers will be displayed by Central's sik-man cheerleading team when they perform at the game with Western Michigan college, Saturday/ afternoon. The decision to purchase these outfits, wasrma'de> by* Student Council members at a special meeting, Monday eveningi* September 29. Nwy Seeks Candidates \ e The Navy Department is embarking again on its annual nation-wide program of officer selection and training. The young men selected will enter (or remain in) colleges and universities throughout the country in. September, 1948, to pursue their college studies with substantial financial support from the Government, and will be commissioned on completion of prescribed training, as officers in the-regular Navy or s Marine Corps or in the Reserve. This second nation-wide competitive examination for its college training program has been scheduled for "December 13, 1947, and will be open to high school seniors or graduates within the age requirements. Successful candidates will be given a four-year college education - at government expense and will be commissioned as officers of the Navy or Marine Corps upon graduation. The program is open to male citizens of the United' States between the ages of 17 and 21,. and quotas have been assigned to each state and territory on the basis of its'"high school. population. Those who are successful in passing the aptitude test will be interviewed and given physical examinations; then, if found in all respects qualified, their names will be submitted' to state and territorial Selection Committees composed of prominent citizens and naval of tficers. The Navy expects to enter bbout 2,500 students into the program commencing* with- the* fall ■term of college, 194& Students selected'by these-com- jpetitive examinations- will'' be> assigned to the 52-3*N*aval Reserve Of*- ■ficers' Training Corps* unit&» wMcB /are located-' in varidusi > universities' and colleges in the United* States. Jf accepted.byI>the.collegf,: the*f£wifr foe appointed Midshipmen, U.S.N.R., and will have their tuitionj, Ib^oksS, and normal fees paid for foy the government. In addition they? will receive pay at the rate of $50.00 a month for the four-year period, ■Upon graduation they may foe commissioned' as officers in the Regular •Navy or Marine Corps and required to serve on active duty for two years. At the end of this time they may apply for retention in the Regular Navy or Marine Corps, or transfer to the Reserve and' return to civilian life. Applications are available at high school, colleges, Offices of asTaval Officer Procurement and Navy Recruiting Stations. These applications must be received in Princeton by November 10, 1947. George N. Lauer, dean of men is acting as the Navy's civilian representative, and will gladly provide specific information on the program. The pigskin classic of the year will be -highlighted this season by the always formidible Broncos of Kalamazoo squaring Off against Central's Chips on the home field this Saturday. m what 4s likely to foe one of the. most sparkling of three-ring circuses, Central will take to the airlines and be met by a driving Bronco ground offense. * The Broncos will present a strong starting'lineup with 27 returning, lettermen of" past seasons but' do not have the depth needed in each position. In their opening* game this season this fact became evident. Western was favored by four touchdowns in their curtain- raiser against Xayier of- Cincinnati, Ohio, but. were routed. 19-0. Stung by* the unexpected/ upset Western Will meet Central on- the rebound with, the outcome to foe anyone's .guess. The Chippewas played the University of Detroit to a standstill, for- three quarters oefore Detroit lalinc^aedUt'lgeir game-winning ground. attack in the final period with re- ■serve power paving the way, -fowling Greeif, mJtlfe-r6le>ofianPunder- dofc team, treate*d'I Central to a display of running plays that were go#d* enough* to net4 them, a- 20-19? up^et. The Ohio boys netted 232 yards in their* ground1 runs to the Chips' 39. Although the Ohio squad attempted more passds, the Indians outclassed them in the, air foy 161 •yards' to, their 98* yards.*' Two of* ^Bowling Green's scores resulted from passes after they had marched' within* range, off pay, dirt. Xavier; college* victprs oyer' the* Broncos, pulled out^a 2rQ victory over Bowling* Green earlier this year. Central will have a jofo on its hands to Mold the experienced... Western line which averages 15 to 20. pounds heavier- than the- Chip.'forward wall. The two teams* who. have been rivals since 1905, Will present backfields that should perform equally well. Coach' Lyle Bennett of .the Chips, remarked that, as always, Western Michigan is going- to; be) tough/ but. Central has always risen to the occasion and will foe fighting,, from kickoff to the final whistle; ' The record- of* whining, three. See—RIVAL -TEAMS—Page 5 Election Dates Drawing Near The signal tor begin organizatkMT- of campus politicsj for class, Student Council, and Men's Union offices was givten last Thursday evening at the first regular meeting of the Student Council. At this dinner meeting dates were set for several election, deadlines. Offices which must be filled as a result Of elections include all officers of the sophomore,, junior,/ and senior classes (freshmen will organize later this semester); Student Council vice-president; and Men's Union vice-president, and sophomore and junior representa-- tives to that organization. October 22 has foeen set as deadline for filing s petitions, while candidates' names will foe announced in I_FB October 29. Students will go to the polls Novemfoer 5.
|Title||1947-10-08; Central Michigan Life|
|Publisher||Students of Central Michigan University|
|Description||Issue of the student newspaper of Central Michigan University. Also known as CM-Life. Originally published biweekly. Later published three times a week during the academic year and once a week during the summer. Began publication in 1941. Previously known as Central State Life. Issues from 1999 to the present are available online at the CMLife website.|
|Subject/Keywords||Central Michigan University - Newspapers; Mount Pleasant (Mich.) - Newspapers; Isabella County (Mich.) - Newspapers; College student newspapers and periodicals;|
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