1949-05-04; Central Michigan Life
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Attend the Freddy Martin Jam Session VOLUME 30 ,.4l Apply Now for Editorial Positions Central CENTRAL MICHIGAN COLLEGE, MT. PLEASANT, MICH., WEDNESDAY, MAY .__ 1949 NUMBER 25 ost to Track Athletes Henderson and Scott Win Elections Dottie Henderson Festival Queen Lee Scott, Unopposed Takes Easy Victory in Vice- Presidential Election As a result of last Thursday's election, Dorothy "Dot" Henderson holds the title of May Festival Queen and Harrison Lee Scott is vice-president of the Student body. Miss Henderson, Clio sophomore, a 20-year-old brunette, is on a secondary curriculum with a physical education major. She was elected over four other candidates with approximately one-half of the student body voting. Members of the Queen's court are: Caroline "Cam" Leonhardt, Saginaw sophomore; Joan Miller, Flint sophomore; Joan Souci, Detroit senior; arid Margaret Wittmer, Detroit senior. Lee Scott, Louisville, Ohio, junior, immediately begins his duties as presiding officer of the Senate. Next fall Lee automatically becomes president of the student body. He has been active in sports during his three years at Central. He is captain of the baseball team. Lee, now president of the Junior class, is on a pre-law course and plans to attend Columbia university after graduation. He is a member of Delta Sigma Phi fraternity. May Queen Dot Henderson Next President Bachelor to Be Elected Today Central's "Most Eligible Bachelor" will be elected from a total of nine candidates in today's election. All women students are eligible to vote. Men who have been nominated are Jack Frye, Traverse City sophomore; Chuck Harrow, \Montrose junior; Bertin Howe, Scottville sophomore; Lyle McDonnell, Saginaw sophomore; Don Montney, Flint senior; Howard Nelson, Cheboygan sophomore; Jerry Schoen-< dorf, St. J#hns freshman; Vic Sien- kaniec, Detroit junior; and Bob Van Ocker, Six Lakes sophomore. The man elected will be crowned at the'A.W.S. Spring ball, May 7, "by Dean of Women D. Louise Sharp. Two men will compose the "Bachelor's" court. Sophs! Free Food Come One—Come All The annual sophomore picnic will take place Friday, May 6, from 5 to 11 p. m. at Island Park. Free food will >be served to all sophomores attending. Softball, tennis, volleyball, horseshoe, -and ishuff leboard will be available to all picnickers. A loud speaker will provide music for the affair. A dance is also planned. H. Lee Scott PROPS WANTS IT Do You Have Any Switchboards? Once again the hunt is on— students in the advanced class in play production are looking for properties for the spring play, -"Counsellor-At-Law." The drama, to be presented in the college auditorium May 11, 12, and 13, calls for a switchboard, a difficult item for Property Chairman Harold Sabin to obtain. The stage crew,' under the direction of Jack Slagle, has already constructed a new set of flats. Milly Simpson, in charge of costumes, has her group occupied with borrowing clothes and getting them cleaned and repaired. Other committee chairmen, include Sam Porter, in charge of the lights; Pat Moylan, curtain; .Virginia Myers, heading the reading committee; Mary Jane Hoy, call persons; Margaret Bates, programs and Bonnie Jenks, publicity. Pageant, Sport Events, Dances Highlight Third Spring Festival Dedication Ceremonies and Open Houses Are Scheduled for Arts and Crafts, Barnard Hall, and Foods Commons Central's third annual May Festival will be highlighted by the coronation of the May Queen, two informal festival balls, various sports events, a play, the festival pageant, and the dedication of Central's new buildings. The celebration, May 13 and 14, will get under way with the presentation of the play "CounselOr- at-Law" by the play production class in Warriner auditorium May 13 at 8:15 p.m. Saturday morning festivities include the coronation of the Queen by Pres. Charles L. Anspach, and a pageant to be given at Alumni field at 10:30 a.m. Included in the page- Room Deposits Due Tomorrow Five-dollar room deposits for all students desiring campus housing next fall are due» tomorrow in business office "C", according to Mr. Donald Kilbourn, supervisor of housing. Drawing for rooms will be conducted May 9 and 10. On those dates' numbers of order of choice of room will be drawn, with seniors rating first choice, juniors second, and sophomores third, and freshmen fourth* Each person making the drawing may include one student for summer school or two students for fall as his roommate, providing he has paid the deposit. Drawing may be by proxy, providing the proxy has the written consent of the person for whom he is drawing. AFTER THE ORDER of choice has been determined, room preferences will be indicated on a dormitory room chart. Students who pay the deposit for the fall semester and later decide that they do not want campus housing will be refunded the entire fee, if they notify the supervisor of housing prior to August 1, 1949. Students who pay a deposit for the summer session but do not take the housing offered must forfeit the fee. Students who pay the deposit after May 5 will be assigned according to date of application. * * * ROOM AND BOARD rates for the six-week summer session will be $72.50. Students in Keeler will be charged $21.50 for room rent. As far as can be determined at this time, room and board charges for next fall will be approximately the same as those now in effect. ant will be several exhibitions of dancing, including children's groups, old English dancing, modern dancing, tumbling, and the traditional winding of the May pole. * * * OFFICIAL DEDICATION of Anna M. Barnard residence hall, the food commons, and the Arts & Crafts building, will be under the supervision of Mr. Donald W. Kilbourn. Two informal spring balls will begin at 9:00 p.m., with Bob'Spencer and his orchestra providing the music in Keeler Union ballroom, and Eddie Marshall and his orchestra playing in the gymnasium. Saturday afternoon Central's baseball, golf, and tennis teams will meet Hillsdale's baseball, golf, and tennis teams, respectively, in contests starting at 1:00 p.m. ' • * * * ANOTHER HIGHLIGHT of the May Festival will be an inter-squad football game at 8:00 p.m. Saturday night. The festival is under the joint auspices of the Student Senate and the college, and general chairman is Mr. Ivan D. Cole, assistant professor of English. Deadline Set for Editorial Posts LIFE, CHIP Editorships to Be Appointed by Cleary Applications for the jobs of LIFE editor-in-chief, Chippewa editor-in- chief, and Chippewa business manager are now being accepted by Mr. Ivan D. Cole, chairman of the Student Publications committee. Deadline for applications is May 18. Student President Warren Cleary makes the appointments for next year after applicants have been approved by a joint committee of student senate and publications committee representatives. * » * THE THREE JOBS are salaried positions and the appointments are valid from September, 1949, through June, 1950. Publications committee members are Cole, Mr. Irwin Campbell, Dr. Herbert Curry, Mr. Paul Evett, Dr. John Hepler, Miss Faith Johnston, Miss Rachel Loughridge, Miss Jane McNamara, and Mr. Richard Wysong, Senate representatives are Joan Force, chairman, Doris Andrews, Ray Weber, Al Opalek, Mary Lou Judd, and Phil Makinen. Belays Get Top National Hating Estimated 1500 High School Stare to Compete in 17 Events . One of the nation's outstanding high school track' meets of the season will be staged here Friday and Saturday, when an estimated 1500 athletes perform in the ninth annual Central Michigan relays. Carlton 3.- Mefort, director ol the meet, has received entries from many of the leading high schools all over the state, including powerful Saginaw Eastern, defending Class A state champion. One of the meet's individual standouts; wiU be Don Schiesswohl of Sa_i- new Arthur HOI, whose -season performances have labeled him as the greatest shot putter in the state's history. The relays begin at 2 p.m. Friday for Class B and D teams and corir tinue until 9:30 that evening, under the lights at Alumni field. The A and C teams begin competition at 9:40 Saturday and finish at 6 p.m. that afternoon. * ■ * AN UNUSUALLY large total of 10 relays, in addition to three open track events and four field events are included in the two day affair. A total of 860 medals will b^ awarded in addition to 40 trophies!, at a combined cost of over $1,500; J. P. Carey, head of the geography department at Central, has been named Honorary referee of this year's meet. ' LIFE Receives 1st Class Award For the fifth time in six yeara. Central Michigan LIFE has again been given a first-class honor rating by the Associated Collegiate press. The college papers entered were judged on news values and sources, news writing and editing, headlines,, typography, make-up, department pages and special features. Martin Orchestra Here Tomorrow Freddy Martin and his orchestra will be the featured attraction of a dance and jam .session tomorrow. The dance is the annual Mt. Pleasant Community Hospital Benefit ball. A jam session in Warriner Hall auditorium win precede the dance. Probable time is I'M p.m., although a definite time has noil been given* College students may purchase balcony tickets for $.75 and main floor seats for $1.00. Dance tickets are $7.50 per couple and may be purchased by anyone. THE WOMEN'S Auxiliary of Central Michigan Community hospital sponsors the event, and proceed, will be used to buy hospital equipment. ti'f Hi- fi- 't_( ■_*', W „_*!
|Title||1949-05-04; 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;|
|Copyright Permission||Copyright 1949 by Central Michigan University. This material is copyrighted and any further reproduction or distribution is prohibited.|