1943-04-07; Central Michigan Life
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■j^. uim»».Bi-y..ipi Help Elect Our Queen Pay Yonr Pledges With Votes VOLUME 24 MOUNT PLEASANT, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, APRIL % 1943 NUMBER 31 Kay Campbell Wins T' Election In the Y.W.C.A. election held last Wednesday, March 31, Kay Campbell, Onaway junior, was elected president for the coming year. This year she served as! Friendship chairman on the Y' cabinet besides participating in many other campus activities. Jane Rogers, Elkton junior, is the newly elected vice-president, while June Hemmingsen, Sheridan junior, will act as secretary, and Dorothy Barritt, Shelby sophomore, as' treasurer. Officers and other members of the cabinet will be installed April 13. By Henry Smith When an editor publishes a newspaper one of his biggest difficulties is getting the names of as many persons in the publication as possible. This paper was confronted with the question, "Why don't we ever get our names in your paper?" last week. A very common question it was. It was asked by Bob Hoover of Bad Axe and Bill Halm of Saginaw. Now, boys, no newspaper editor purposely leaves names out of his editions. This is the newspaper's biggest selling point. Everyone likes to see his name in print. Therefore, the editor asks you to forgive him for neglecting you. This is your day, Bob and Bill .Your name has appeared in print. Speaking) of newspapers the editor received a card from R. C. Gillett, former publisher of the Mt. Morris Times, during the past week telling him to discontinue sending Central Michigan Life to 6he Times. Mr. Gil- See—WEDNESDAY—Page 4 Senior Girl Wins Second in Debate Virginia Vincer Gains Runner-up Honors at Tiffin, Ohio. Virginia Vincer, Mt. Pleasant senior, placed second in the Pi Kappa Delta conference and tournament held at Heidelberg college, Tiffin, Ohio, April 2 and 3, with the oration, Demands of Destiny. Michigan State's orator took first. Central's women's debate team, composed of Bette Baldwin, Tuscola sophomore, and Eleanor Philp, Bad Axe freshman, won three of five debates on the Federation of United Nations question, placing them in third place. Kent State university placed first and Michigan State college second. Charles Price, Midland freshman, entered the extemporaneous speaking contest, and placed fourth in a group of eight with the topic, Inflation. Thirteen Michigan and Ohio colleges and universities were represented: Baldwin Wallace college, Bowling Green university, Central Michigan college, University of Detroit, Heidelberg college, Hiram college, Hope college, Kalamazoo college, Michigan State college, Michigan State Normal college, Otterbin college, and Toledo -university. Students Invited to Attend Meeting •Central students and faculty are invited to attend a special program in the Little Theatre next Tuesday night April 13. The program will be College and Community Interrelationships. Participants will discus's opportunities for college people to gain experience with children and adults of communities. Dr. Charles L. Anspach will address the group. The time has been set at 7:30 p. m. 2(4 Students and Faculty Name Four for Annual Chippewa Awards Final Figures for Each Candidate Are Not Released; Winners Include Two Students Who Were Taken with E.R.C. NAVY MEN Central Michigan Life would like to run a special column on the local Navy units. The editor would appreciate it if any Navy man who feels that he could handle such a column would apply We at Central want to know you better. Henry H. Smith, editor Production Cla: Will Present Plays Speech Department Will Sponsor Spring Festival of Plays. Central Michigan's speech department will present a spring festival of one act plays on the nights of Monday through Thursday, May 3 through May 6, according to an announcement made by Fred R. Bush, director of dramatics, last night. Although the plays have not been officially chosen by the play production class it is believed that there, will be six one act plays. One group of plays will be presented on May 3 and 4. The remaining group will be presented on May 5 and 6. This means that students and faculty will have an opportunity to attend two different evenings and see a full program. The auditorium has been chosen as the place where the productions will be presented. Students will be admitted free if they have a student season ticket which they bought last September on enrollment day. •ulletin! Central Michigan college has been selected as a training station for a minimum of 475 Navy men who will move in here on or about . July 1, it was announced by President Charles L. Anspach early Monday morning. In a letter from Rear Admiral L. E. Denfeld, assistant chief of bureau of the Navy .department, Washington, D. C, it was stated that the men would be Apprentice Seamen in rank .and that the basic curriculum would be that of V-12. Dr. Anspach announced also that the new unit would be put in both Keeler dormitory for men and Ronan hall, dormitory for women. The women who would have stayed in Ronan hall will stay in Sloan hall or private homes With the new unit there will be a total of 535 navy men on the campus after July 1. There will be a new unit of Navy cadets totaling 60 after those on the campus at present complete flying instructions and other courses. Three Seniors Accept Positions This Week Three more students have accepted positions' during the past week according to the appointment office. Tthey include: Beatrice Harrington, McBain, elementary at Battle Creek; Helen Rodgers, Alden, elementary at Gladwin; and Dorothy Hansen, Morrice, rural school at Mecosta. Warren Schmakel, Dorothy Kelly, John Evans and Spencer Denison will be awarded the Chippewa Awards in the honors assembly late this spring as result of campus wide elections yesterday. The voting was open to all students and faculty with 234 student votes and 30 faculty votes. Final figures for each candidate were not released. Schmakel, prominent in many campus affairs, brought fame to himself and the campus this year when he gained a berth on the Associated Press Little All-American gridiron team. He was also named co-captain of , the college's undefeated, untied football team during the past season. He is president of the Interfraternity council as1 well as president of his own fraternity, Alpha Beta Sigma. He is also a member of Central's popular gymnastics team. He is on a navy program and will graduate with his class in June. Schmakel is from Toledo, Ohio. Dorothy is very prominent in campus dramatics and a popular music major. She is' a member of the Masquers club, and has starred in such hits as "The Man Who Came to Dinner," "Double Door," "Watch on the Rhine," and other comedies. She is from Royal Oak. Johnny Evans, popular student from Dearborn, was called to army service just last Monday. Johnny was also prominent in campus See—AWARDS—Page 4 Central to Name "Miss Victory" Queen of Servicemen Following final approval by the* college's Student council at a special meeting last Thursday night plans were moving forward rapidly for a campus queen to be crowned officially on May 22 according to Don Fingleton, council president. The contest will run for a period of five weeks, from next Monday, April 12 through Monday, May .17. Contest rules have been'posted on various campus bulletin boards and are published in Life today. Every Central girl is eligible and organizations or individuals may support candidates by raising money for the Victory Loan Fund. Any one may vote by paying pledges in the general office and turning the money into votes. Each cent counts as one vote. Outsiders may contribute to the Fund also, The queen, will be known '■ as "Miss" Victory" and will reign as queen of all Central servicemen and women. She will have' a court of four runner-ups. Coronation exercises will be on the college lawn on' the afternoon of May 22. A "Queen's Ball" will climax the contest on the same evening. For further information student and faculty are urged to read the contest rules thoroughly. Questions concerning the rules or the contest will be answered by Student council members or the dean of women or dean of men. RULES FOR "MISS VICTORY" CONTEST Sponsored by the Student Council of Central Michigan I. Central Michigan oollegte's. Student Council will be official sponsor of the contest. II. Any Central Michigan college girl is eligible. III. The contest shall run for a period of five weeks, beginning at 8 a. m., Monday, April 12, 1943, and continuing until 5 p. m., Monday, May 17, 1943. IV. The winner will be officially named "MISS "VICTORY." She will reign as Queen of all Central's service men and women who are now serving in the Marines, Navy Air Corps, Navy, Army Air Corps, Army, Coast Guard, Maritime Service, WAVES, WAACs, SPARs, Marine Corps Women's Reserve and other service branches; MISS VICTORY'S picture, with her court, consisting of the next four highest girls in the voting, will be sent to every serviceman and woman. V. Votes will be cast in the following manner: Each cent placed in the Victory Loan Fund by an individual or an organization will count as one vote. EXAMPLE— If John Doe wishes to cast a vote for Jane Lane he may go to the general office and pay his pledge to the victory Loan Fund. If he pledged 10c a week, then he may credit Jane with 10 votes; if he has pledged 25c then he —-" cast 25 votes..If an individual has paid pledges in advance he may go to the office and tell the person in charge that he wishes the money for the weeks falling between the contest dates to be credited toward his candidate. IF AN INDIVIDUAL WISHES TO PAY HIS PLEDGES THROUGH TO THE END OF THE YEAR AND DURING THE CONTEST WEEKS HE MAY. IF HE CHOOSES TO DO THIS THEN HE WILL RECEIVE HIS VOTES PLUS AN ADDITIONAL 10%, EXAMPLE—IF JOHNNY PAYS HIS PLEDGES TO THE END OF THE YEAR, HE WILL RECEIVE 80 VOTES (80c) PLUS 8 VOTES (OR 10%). Pledges which have not been kept up weekly may not be counted in voting. Only pledges for the weeks after April 12 are counted. Back pledges MUST be paid up to date (April 12). If an organization wishes -to support a certain candidate or candidates, it may do so by purchasing a star or stars for a serviceman and at. the same time give votes to its candidate. If a star is purchased then 250 votes are awarded. If an organization sponsors a show or some other form of entertainment and wishes to turn the money over to the Fund, it may also turn the money into votes. If two candidates are • supported then the vo+<*s may be divided. If a candidate withdraws from the contest she will NOT be permitted to give her votes to any other candidate." VI. All persons, i. e., students, faculty, and other citizens of Michigan are eligible to cast votes. Persons wishing to contribute may vote by placing a check or money order in an envelope for the amount which they wish to contribute and mail to MISS VICTORY,, c/o General Office, C.M.C.E., Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. Checks must be made out with an extra 5c for cashing purposes. Both checks and money orders must be made out to Victory Loan Fund, Central' Michigan College. 0£f-campus contributors may mail the money to a favorite organization and allow the organization to cast the vote. VII. An explanation of the Victory Loan Fund will-be gent to all requesting it. Send, self-addressed stamped envelope to Editor, Central Michigan Life, Mt". Pleasant,'Mich. VIII; A weekly schedule will be posted* in campus buildings and .printed in Central Michigan Life qf the contest's progress. IX. In cade of tie ' the winner will * be chosen by a chance drawing (cards, straws, etc.) in the presence of the college's Student Council. X. The winner will be crowned "MISS VICTORY" at a coronation exercise on Saturday, May 22, 1943. These coronation exercises will take place on the lawn of the college beginning at 4:00 p.. m. on the above date with the public cordially invited. A special coronation program will be scheduled. In case of rain the program will move into the auditorium of WaMner Hall or the Fred L. Keeler Union building. A special "QUEEN'S BALL" will be given in the Fred L. Keeler Ballroom on Saturday evening,' May 22, 1943. The ball will be from 9:00 p. m. to 12 midnight. The newly crowned queen' will be guest of honor with her court. Prominent alumni and public officials will be invited. XI. The purpose of the contest is to stimulate interest in the college's Victory Loan Fund, create better public relations, and help student morale. (Additional to Part V.). If any individual or group wishes to pay more than pledged to the Fund then he or she may do so. There is no limit on the amount that a group can pay to aid a candidate. (This contest has been read and approved by the Student Council of Central Michigan College of Education on Thursday, April 1, 1943.) ... y\ \y\ ». >i •ii." j :*■ 4 V I ■If.-. ,-, j « . '•-V ■ • -■*■•, i ft: • te j *'$ .
|Title||1943-04-07; 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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