1941-08-06; Central Michigan Life
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VOLUME 28 NUMBER 33 Michigan MOUNT PLEASANT, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6, 1941 Schedule Now Set For Sports Clinic Coaching School Plans Completed Registration to Be August 18; Session to Last lor Six Days. The final schedule for Central Michigan's coaching school, to be held beginning August 18 and continuing for six days is now available as- planned by Athletic Director Ronald W. Finch, who will be in charge of. the school. The faculty of the school will be the best available and the most complete. There is no accurate information on enrollment but many inquiries have been received. Three styles ,of football play will be covered, with classroom work and demonstration classes on the football field. Techniques of basketball, giving the different types of offense and defense and how to meet them will also be taught. Registration will take place Monday, August 18. Jimmie- Barkley, basketball coach at Flint Northern, basketball, Monday and Tuesday; Okie Johnson, coach at Muskegon Heights, line play, Tuesday; Guy Houston, football coach at Flint Northern, Notre Dame system, Wednesday; Danny Rose, Central Michigan basketball coach, basketball, Wednesday; Kip Taylor, football coach at Ann Arbor, coaching drills for high schools, Thursday; Ronald Finch, football coach at Central Michigan, line play, Friday; Lawrence Sweeney, line coach at Central Michigan, line play, Friday; and Potsy Clark, new football coach and athletic director at Grand Rapids university, single wing and spread formation, Friday. Ronald W Finch, who is finishing his third summer at Teachers College, Columbia, where he is working on his master's degree writes that he has a great many new ideas regarding his work here, said Dr. Louis E. Hutto, head of the physical education department; he is very eager to put them into operation. A great deal of his work this summer at Columbia has been on administration and social,relations. Choral Group Will Give Program This Afternoon The members oi Dr. Wilbur E. Moore's interpretative reading class have planned a choral reading program for this afternoon at 1 p. m. to be held in room W355. The program is especially planned for the speech and English classes and the children's literature class, but all who are interested in this type of program are invited to attend. Campus Education Grout* KISS ^Bm Accepts New Members; Dr. David Trout Honored Kappa Delta PI Holds Initiation Grade Students Enjoy Park Picnic All grades of the elementary school with their supervisors, student teachers and Miss Helen Achenbach, instructor in the physical department of Central, spent last Thursday morning at Island park. A well planned program consisting of swimming, group games, stories, and a tug-of-war kept the children active and interested throughout the forenoon. The grades from the fourth up, had demonstrations of various swimming techniques" such as different kinds of strokes and diving. Fruit juice was served to all at 10 o'clock. They decided to make the affair annual. Office Announces Six Placements Six new placements w.ere announced by the appointment office during the past week. Ella Stahlman, of Shepherd, will teach music and English at Grayling; Mabel Stickney, of Bad Axe, will go to Frederic; Gordon LeCronier, to Northport to coach and teach social science; Alvar Eilola, music and social science at Coleman; Vivian Spear in Midland elementary school; and Theresa Florian will teach in the elementary school at Biology Classes See Ornithology Movies Parks Allen, Ithaca sophomore, who has made ornithology a hobby, showed colored pictures to the biology classes taught by Miss Faith Johnson, assistant professor of biology, and Rodney Rogers, visiting instructor from Menominee high school, Wednesday afternoon, July! 30. Mr. Allen has banded approximately 15,000 birds for the biological survey and is an active member of the Michigan Audubon society. He banded the first sandhill crane that was banded in Michigan. He also collects data for the University of Michigan. Mr. Allen's hobby began when he Was a child. He frightened a bird from its nest while picking berries and became interested in finding out all he could about that bird. Mri Allen operates a farm near Ithaca and is not in school this summer. Play Attracts Large Audience Kaufman-Hart Comedy Presented Two Nights by Speech Department As the curtain went down on "The Man Who Came to Dinner" last Monday and Tuesday evenings, Sheridan Whiteside, played by Fremont Varnum, had brought his" unwelcome visit to an end and peace reigned in the Stanley home once again. Mr. Whiteside, who portrays the life of Alexander Woolcott, was invited into the Stanley home for dinner and remained, incapacitated, after he had fallen on the Stanley doorstep. Mr. Whiteside was enjoying his visit very much while the Stanleys were greatly annoyed at being refused the use of the telephone and the downstairs^ rooms by Mr. Whiteside, whose actions reminded one of a spoiled brat. In spite of this fact, his humanity cropped out towards the end of the play. I With Miss Preen, Whiteside's nurse, leaving him to work in a munitions factory, June Stanley; running away with Sandy, a union organizer, and Lorraine Sheldon trying to take Bert Jefferson, a reporter;, away from Maggie Cutler, Whiteside's secretary, the audience was kept in an uproar throughout the play. Professor Metz, played by George Grambau, and his 10,000 cockroaches added much entertainment. Before the play came to a close, Lorraine Sheldon (Dorothy Kelly) the actress had been lured into a mummy case by Whiteside, locked in by Banjo, played by Earl Rambo, and shipped off to far away lands. "The Man Who Came to Dinner", a Kaufman-Hart comedy was presented by the speech department under the direction of Fred R. Bush, director of dramatics, to an appreciative crowd both nights. Permission to present the play was obtained toy Mr. Bush from the publisher, Samuel French. The auditorium was nearly filled both nights by students, faculty members, and townspeople- Tuscola Teachers Enjoy Dinner and Social Hour The teachers from Tuscola county who are attending Central "Michigan college had dinner and a "social 1 get-to-gether Wednesday evening, July 30, in the private dining room in Keeler Union. Group singing was led by Mary Bell Young, Reese sophomore and a teacher in Tuscola county. Other entertainment was furnished from members of the group. Carl Safford, Vassar senior and Miss Young were in charge of the dinner. Art Class Holds First Dress Clinic Group Emphasizes Studying Personality and Preparing Wardrobe. The dress clinic Tuesday evening, July 29, on the campus lawn -was well attended. Miss Mildred Fair- child, art supervisor in the college elementary school, opened the meeting by explaining two extreme-types known as yang (the tall, dark, vivacious person) and yin (the little blonde, delicate person) stating that ,all other types are placed somewhere within these two extremes. It was an open meeting and students discussed their particular problems in dress. • The group agreed that more time should be spent in studying the personality and preparing the wardrobe accordingly in order to have the right type of dress for the right occasion. It was stressed that sport clothes, such as slacks and shorts have their place, but should not be worn with incorrect accessories at incorrect times. Various types of jewelry were shown and their use explained. 17 Admitted to Membership Tuesday Evening Preceding Dinner at Union, The summer initiation of the Epsilon Eta chapter, of the Kappa Delta Pi was to take place last night in the Keeler Union. Installation and initiation ceremonies were to precede the six o'clock dinner, Dr. David M, Trout, head of the psychology department of Central Michigan college, received an honorary membership. The dinner program was brief consisting of a talk by the president of the chapter, Ivan Steiner, -a -taJk4>y~- Dr. C. L. Anspach, president of the college. Edith Nelson, student, played a piano number, "Rhapsody in Blue". Two brief talks were given by Dr. Trout and W: P. Madison, one of the new members of the society. The Kappa Delta Pi is a national honorary society in Education. The purpose is to encourage highly intellectual and scholastic standards and to recognize outstanding contributions to education. It was organized in 1909 and to date there are 140 chapters. Central Michigan college chapter, Epsilon Eta, was organized June 18, 1941. There were 32 charter members. There were seventeen students taken into the chapter as active members; Irene Noey, H. L. Durfee, W. P. Madison, Ivah Emery, Geor- gianna Hayward, Elizabeth Lakes, Agnes Campbell, Helen Sorenson, Elsie A. Shull, Isa Selby, Alice Reed, Edith Nelson, William McDaniel, Rae Edward Johnston, Sadie Ann Fox, Dana E. Cochran, Norvall Charles Bovee. Dr. Foust Enjoys His Summer Work Education Classes Visit Rural Training Center The combined education groups and their instructor, Miss Louise Willson, visiting faculty • member from the University of Kentucky, accompanied by Miss Rose Dill, of the rural education department, visited Hoag school, where Miss Dill is supervisor during the year. Many of the group, who made the trip teach in one or two room schools. They had many questions to ask Miss Dill about program planning, and her language arts and social studies program. Faculty Member Resigns Position Mrs. Marian Troutman, for the past four years instructor in the music department of Central Michigan college, has resigned, effective September 29. She will leave as soon as the summer session is over for Battle Creek where she will make her home. Mrs. Troutman came to Central in 1937 from Iowa-where she had been teaching. She received her degree from Drake-university and masters degree from Chicago Musical college. While there, she studied violin under the supervision of Max Fischer and composition with Louis Gruenberg, an outstanding opera composer. Commentary on professorial alertness. In 1937, Life adopted the "down" style, in which lower case letters are used in preference to capitals, wherever a small letter will do just as well. This week four "profs" noticed it, sent one of their number, hat in hand, to the Life office to inquire "how come?" Dr. Judson F. Foust, assistant professor of mathematics at Central, is spending a very pleasant summer as playground director in Lansing. His work covers a period of ten weeks, of four and one half days a week, from 9 a. m. until 8:30 p. m. The school boards cooperate with the city park and recreation committees in sponsoring 20 playgrounds with two directors each. One full time supervisor plans the summer's activities. This year the theme is "Latin American Friendship". Such activities as hobbies, dramatics, exhibit of South American pro- duets, airplane shows, track meets, trips to the zoo, softball, golf, tennis, arts and crafts are carried on. On very hot days quieter games and story-telling take the place of the more active ones. Whatever is done the Latin American theme is not forgotten. Next week a city-wide pageant organized on the basis of a tour starting at New York and traveling by way of Mexico through the Panama canal to South America will be shown. The elaborate scenery and costumes have been created by the children. Much music and dancing is in evidence. When the travelers get back to New York everything takes on a holiday air, which ends with a huge display of fireworks. The summer's activities will end with a picnic at which time many championships will be played off. Home Ec Class Hears Bateman Kenneth A. Bateman, elementary' teacher in-the Mt. Pleasant Public schools, visited the home economics class in "Child Care" Monday, July 28. He discussed methods of telling stories to small children from the ages of two upward. He told stories, read poems, and recommended such books as "Here and Now Story Book" by Mitchell and "First Experience with Literature" by Dalgliesh. Tuesday afternoon the members of the class exhibited the inexpensive toys, which they had made for the pre-school child. This was the outcome of a class discussion on toys for the pre-school child. Some of the toys made were nests brightly painted tin cans, stuffed toys, and wooden ones. These were judged on the basis of whether thejr were suitable for age, hygienic, and durable. NOTICE Students who wish to have their grades mailed to them are requested to proceed as follows this week, beginning today. On the counter in the General Office there is a file tray labeled No. 5 cards. Remove your card and write your name and address on the reverse side. Deposit the card with 8 cents for mailing in a tray on the Grades will go forward fey August 116th.
|Title||1941-08-06; 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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