1944-04-26; Central Michigan Life
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VOLUME 25 !' MOUNT PLEASANT, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 1944 NUMBER 21 A WS Dance Scheduled for May Band, Booths to Make Lively Carnival Evening Co-ed carnival-goers will have an hour longer to enjoy the show than originally planned, General Chairman Eleanor Richardson has announced. The Carnival is now scheduled from 8 to 10:30 p. m. this Friday night in the Gym. All women students have been given late permission until 11 o'clock that night. The art, industrial arts, and home*cade; while Alpha Sigma Alpha, economics departments will each have displays of work done in their departments. There will be a band, a floor show at 9:30, and booths prepared by each sorority. Kappa Gamma will have a booth called "The Seven Wonders of the World." Ruth Horn is in charge. Under the supervision of Lucille Warner, Sigma Phi Omieron will have a fortune telling booth and the Pi Kaps will present a Cake walk, with Pat Hart as chairman. Tri Sigs are running a "Men Only" sideshow under the direction of Mary Kay Wilson. Delta Sigs, with Phyl Keeney as chairman, are having a Penny Ar- 'Frosh Fantasy' et for April 29 "Ten Gobs and a Guy" to Play for Frosh and Guests. The Freshman class will have a chance to strut its stuff at the semi- formal "Frosh Fantasy" Saturday, April 29 from 9 to 12 in the Keeler ballroom. Dance fiends will "sob and sigh" with the "Ten Gobs and a Guy"—in other words the V-12 band is going to play. Julia Chestnut, Saginaw, and her entertainment committee have planned a floor show to fit the "fantastic" theme of the dance. General Chairman Jean Chisholm, Flint, has announced that the Keeler playrooms will also be opened for those who don't wish to dance. Tickets will be on sale this week in Warriner's foyer under the supervision of Jane White, Elberta, and Carl Anderson, Detroit. The price is $1.50 with the specification that only freshman and their guests may attend. Beth Booth in charge, will have a sideshow. A fish pond will occupy one end of the gym when Anna Mary Kane and her Alpha Sigma Tau committe have completed their work. The Theta Sigs, under Marg Peterson, will have a wishing well and the Phi Delts will provide a place to pitch pennies. The AWS is planning a "House "of Fun" with Shirlee Adams taking charge. The CamivaJ is sponsored by the AWS and everything will be free. Invitations have been sent to faculty women and wives' and the office workers. Refreshments will be served and plenty of surprises are in store. There will be an instruction meeting tomorrow at 4:30 p. m. in room W102 for all the members of the clean-up committees. Co-respondent JACK BARNETT, ace Fox news- reel cameraman, will show his films of Mediterranean action at the last of this year's lecture series next Tuesday night, at 8:15 in the auditorium.* Lieut. Hayes Begins His Second Year as V-5 Commanding Officer at Central His First Central Cadets Will Soon Receive Their Wings and Commissions as Ensigns at Pensacola. One year ago on April 14 the first Ahave been as many as 90 here at group of V-5 men began their training at Central under Lieut. W. H. Hayes. Previous to this all V-5 training was under the direction of J. P. Carey, professor of aeronautics, and civilian pilot instructors. The men hailed from Wooster Flight Preparatory Training school to begin their career here, while Lieut. Hayes made his entrance at Central by way of Detroit.. When the school was first started here, there were approximately 25 cadets under civilian instructors. The military training they received was given by a veteran of the last war who lived in Mt. Pleasant. At present the average number of cadets is 70; however,, at times there Gkatten, Matte* By Ann Gidilewich Sloan's windows hold a prominent spot in this week's march of events. They have been peered through more, leaned out of more, and cleaned more than at any other time that we can recall. We realize that the preceding sentence may be misconstrued as being ungrammati- cal; however, we feel that one cannot spell and conjugate things simultaneously without strenuous thought, so we are watching our spelling. * * * Jean Loyster was- fortunate enough to pick the only day it didn't rain last week to wash her hair and dry it with a good old- fashioned hundred strokes in the open air. At practically the same time that her hair was streaming out of the window, two metre heads "belonging to Veedee Dalton and Coarinme Wali&ce were thrust ont of opposite ends of the dorm carrying on a vigorous conversation on a third-floor wave length. # * * A few day® later and practically the whole of Sloan's population were flattening noses wondering what manner of strange behaviors was going on outside-on the lawns. We thought until this morning, that they were V-12's digging up dandelions but we have been succinctly informed that they were merely picking paper and such. * * * Our what we pireswme are the maxillary muscles somewhere in the vicinity of the cheek—have expounded noticeably from the vigorous workout given them in the process of leasming to pronounce Bjoimsfcjeme Bjornson. The "j" fe pronounced as "yw. From there ©in in, it's simple. See what we meam? one time. Before the cadets were sent here, they attended flight preparatory school at Delaware, Ohio, or Wooster. After they attend CAA-WTS school, they go to preflight at the University of Iowa or University of Georgia, where they are again instructed under civilian instructors. When they finish this training, they advance to the Naval Air Primary for their first flight under Navy instructors and larger planes. They advance to Pensacola, Fla., or Corpus Christi, Tex., for intermediate training of three months. After this they receive their wings and commissions as ensigns in the Navy. . The first 25 men who entered the CAA-WTS branch here under Lieut. Hayes are now about to receive their wings and commissions as ensigns at Pensacola. Only five or six of the men washed out along the way. Citizenship Talk Is Given Here by s rir Three essentials for acquiring a successful citizenship were presented by President Roy Hamilton of Alma at the assembly Wednesday, April 19. They were the possession of a calm and composed demeanor while in repose; a cool, level-headed mind in these troubled times; and the setting up of a goal, and fighting to accomplish that aim. Also on the program was a skit advertising the Co-ed carnival by Eleanor James Richardson, Manistee senior; Nancy Fletcher, Birmingham junior; June Ross, Cass City sophomore; and Jean Camper, Owosso freshman. Dean C. C. Barnes was in charge of the assembly. > Grand Rapids Trumpeter and Band Will Play for Annua! AWS Bali May 6 Dick Snook Is Featured Leader for Semester's Dancing Event in Keeler Union Ballroom. The annual AWS Ball, social highlight of the spring semester, will feature Dick Snook, his trumpet and orchestra, from Grand Rapids, at Keeler union ballroom on May 6, from ♦9 to 12 p. m. War Cameraman Talks Here May 2 Jack Barnett, Fox Newsreels- man. Closes Lecture Series. Jack Barnett, ace Fox newsreel cameraman and famed war correspondent, will be the last number on the college lecture series, Tuesday, May 2, at 8: 15 p. m. in the auditorium. Mr. Barnett is just back from two active years in the African and European theaters of war. He has been awarded the Purple Heart and was made a member of the French Legion of Honor. He will soon have a book off the press entitled, "I Shoot the Works." Currently in popular demand because of his thrilling and human story of the war, Mr. Barnett promises to be an interesting speaker for his Central Michigan audience. His talk will be concluded with several of his Fox newsreels, complete with sound effects, which will portray the highlights of his experiences. Box-Packing Bee on Tonight's Sked Co-eds will pack boxes and write letters to many of Central's servicemen at the third Box-packing and Letter-writing bee of the semester. The bee is' scheduled for tonight in Keeler union League lounge from 7 to 9 p. m. Sororities will score their attendance on a percentage basis, but "all others are invited to attend. The AWS, sponsors of the Bee, treats the girls to cokes when all the "writin' and wrappin's" finished. Margaret Ketchum, Ionia sophomore, is' chairman of the affair. AWS Meets with Sharp Plans were discussed for the A. W. S. carnival and the Box-Packing bee at the last meeting of the A. W. S. council which met with Dean D. Louise Sharp. During the meeting a committee was appointed to make recommendations for the annual scholarships to be given to two students with high standings' for next year. Bernie Filer, Pontiac senior, general chairman of the dance, has announced that the affair will be semi-formal with corsages optional. Tickets will go on sale today in the dean of women's office for $2, plus tax. Only 140 tickets can be sold for the dance. Helping Bernie plan the ball are the following committee members. Orchestra, Iris Wilcox; decorations, Bonnie Rule, chairman, Bernie Booker, Shirley Fisk, Phyl Keeney, Marjorie Kelly, and Mary Fioa; patronesses and invitations, Beverly Preston, chairman; Virginia Sigsbee, and Nanette Paulus. Programs, Joan Dillon, chairman, and Mary Kay Wilson; publicity, Nancy Fletcher, chairman, Barbara Roth, Mary Lerg, Carol Tessin, and Virgie Alexander; entertainment, Janet Waldron, chairman, and Jean Chisolm. Rehearsals Begin on "Miss Jimmy" Cast Is Chosen from Play Production Class. Elmer Jensen, Plainfield, N. J., junior, and Marion Pendall, Saginaw sophomore, will head the cast of "Miss Jimmy", to be presented by the play production class, May 15 and 16. The play, a comedy, by Jean Provence, will/ be produced under the direction of Dr. E. C. Chenoweth, assistant professor of speech. Other members of the cast include, Elma June Neely, Lakeview, sophomore; Joan Muntz, Cass City freshman; Dorothy Sweeney, Mt. Pleasant sophomore; L. Fred Bissell, Vicksburg sophomore; Joan Hanson, Sioux Falls, S. Dak. freshman; Jean Chisholm, Flint freshman; and Anthony Cote, Wixom freshman. "Miss Jimmy" portrays college life as it takes place in a girls' dormitory, a fraternity initiation, and such events. IDENTIFICATION PICTURES Any student who did not have an Identification Picture taken at the beginning of this semester please do so Saturday, April 29, in Boom W107. Pictures will lie taken from 8:<H)-12:00. C. C. BABNES wiYiwjEs June Old II Edits Times-News Those harried looks on the faces of Ivan D. Cole's beginning and advanced journalism students these days simply mean that they have taken over the Isabella County Times-News for the issue of April 27. In addition, they continue to work on "Life". The embryo journalists are divided into groups to cover the regular beats of Times-News reporters, to gather news items, and prepare them for printing. ^Nt^-. (y v / :r,y 'I t r >V<M. ,' til'. J??-'.," i. ■f$7< ;^7>v, A A \ a\a: :\ ■ f < if y, / + / •v,\ i1' , • 7) ,•' ii. a '> *7/t V, f ' 7- \!'. • i '7V , >) > V\f'7 , < <f '-. (7 f l • 17 M ■ 'I * 7; <:: ,» ! L .7< ■ ■ > 7 ■•■•■'.
|Title||1944-04-26; 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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