1945-05-09; Central Michigan Life
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Recording Dance Tomoanrow Night Buy Mate '■ j War Bonds and Stamps VOLUME 26 MOUNT PLEASANT, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, MAY 9, JS45 C.M.C Readers in State Contest Central placed second at the State Poetry and Prose Reading contest at East Lansing last Friday. Dorothy Ayre, Caro senior, placed second in women's poetry reading; Fredrick Congdon, Kenosha, Wisconsin -men's poetry reading; and Jack Iskin, Brooklyn sophomore, placed third in men's prose reading. Wayne university took highest honors with firsts in all the contests. Michigan State -college won second in men's prose reading and placed third in women's prose reading. Calvin college took thirds in both . woman's and men's poetry reading, and Albion college tied Wayne university for first in women's prose reading. The schools represented at the contest were: Albion college, Cal vin college, Hillsdale college,, Wayne university, Michigan State college, Michigan State Normal, and Central. Those from Central who took part in the contest were Dorothy Ayre, Fredrick Congdon, Jack Iskin, and Celeste Williams, Belding junior. NUMBER 21 Math Honorary Initiates 36 Thirty-six new members were initiated into Kappa Ma Epsilon, national honorary mathematics fraternity, Wednesday, May 2, in the college den. Most of the new members are Navy V-12 trainees. New members are: Torn D'Amour, Gladstone sophomore; Gerald Derus Kaukauna sophomore; P. B. Miller, Rocky River, Ohio, sophomore; W. J. Anderson, Des Moines, Iowa, sophomore; - Jim Greer, Detroit sophomore; H. R. Waraczynski, Milwaukee, Wis., sophomore; Jack Cooney, Clio sophomore; Bruce Weber, Kingsford sophomore; R. R. Wegener, Fond du Lac, Wis., sophomore; R; H. Walter, Manitowoc, Wis., sophomore; R. H. Henrickson, Amery, Wis., sophomore; C. J. Hart, Philadelphia, Pa., sophomore; Bill Miller, Flint sophomore; Jack Pa- desky, La Crosse, Wis., sophomore; Eleanor KalfofleiSch, Brown -City sohomore; Dorothy Rhoades, Yale sophomore; Elmer Drevdahl, Marquette sophomore; George Rink Cincinnati, Ohio, sophomore; Ai- leen O'Morrow, Peck senior. Loren Erickson, Brainerd, Minn., sophomore; P. T. Austin, Birmingham sophomore; Louis Sheridan, Glen Arbor sophomore; Wayne Munger, Caro sophomore; William Meyer, Menominee sophomore; Robert Janda, Flint sophomore; Mike Schweinsberg, Philadelphia, Pa., sophomore; S. H. Jacobson, Detroit sophomore; Kenneth Teumer^ Sheboygan, Wis., sophomore; Jim Seering, Beaver Dam. Wis., sophomore; -John Tenges, West Allis, Wis., sophomore; Art Frazho, St. Clair Shores sophomore; Bill Hayes, Nevada, Mo*., sophomore; R. J. Henry, Lake City Minn., sophomore; Norman May, Erie Pa., sophomore; Nick Baker, Detroit sophomore; Dale Barger, Plattsburg, Ohio, sophomore. President Charles L. Anspach was in Lansing April 25 to attend a meeting of the personnel committee of the YMCA at the Olds hotel. President Anspach is chairman of this committee* He remained in Lansing Wednesday evening and Thursday to watch the appropriation bill go through the State Legislature' and announces that our appropriation came through with flyiing colors. ' Dr. Malcolm H. Filson, professor of chemistry, who is county chairman of the War Finance committee, has asked the Appleblossom club to be responsible for all the publicity for the Seventh War Loan drive in Isabella County. The drive began yesterday and will end on Tuesday, June 19. Charles Plumb, V-12 junior' from Yates Center, Kansas, is chairman of -the publicity committee. Other members of the committee are Marian Stimer, Lakeview junior; Teresa Hemmer, Fountain junior; Marge Stahelin, Custer sophomore; Mavis Bretschneider, Ludington senior, and Alice .Goodall, Flint sophomore. , Plans for obtaining jeeps and selling rides for war bond purchases are being considered. Rallies will be staged in Mt. Pleasant, Shepherd, Rosebush, Beal City, Blanchard, and Winn. Programs will be put on in the smaller communities. The quota, set up for Isabella county for the Seventh War Loan drive is $1,151,600. This quota is the largest ever set up for Isabella county. Fifty per cent of the bonds sold wili be of the "E" Bond Series. This will be the largest percentage of "E" Bonds sold to date in any one drive. "This is a big undertaking and a great responsibility for the Apple- See—WAR LOAN—Page 4 Mercier's Elect Club Officers The elections of new officers were made at the monthly breakfast of the Mercier club which took place Sunday, April 30, in the basement of the Sacred Heart church after the 9:00" o'clock mass. New officers are: president, Nanette Paulus, Petoskey junior; vice president, Marion Pendell, Saginaw junior; secretary, Helen Reilly, Marlette sophomore; treasurer, Ad- ele Borysewicz, Monroe freshman; and Inter-Faith council representative, Mary Weibel, Flint sophomore. Miss Irene Jorae, head of the biology departmeht, was the general chairman of the breakfast, with the following faculty members assisting her: Miss Helen Johnson, second grade supervisor in the elementary school; Miss Ella O'Neil, third grade supervisor; and Mrs. J. The club is planning a party for Friday evening, May 15, which will take piace in the college den from 7-30 to 9:30. The evening will be spent in playing games, and light refreshments will be served. Betty Ann McCoy, Bay City junior, is chairman. AWS Gives Dance, Installation Breakfast The AWS will have a busy weekend on May 19 and 20. May 19 will feature their annual semi-formal dance, to take place in Keeler Union ballroom from 9 to 11:45 pni. Ifrice of the tickets will be $2.40 including, tax, with the girls doing the bidding. Chairman of this dance will be Beverly, Preston, Grosse Pointe junior. More details are to be announced next week. . AlWS installation breakfast will take place from 8:30 to 10 a.m. May 20 in Keeler dining room. Sorority girls and their .escorts danced to the music of Glenna Douglas' orchestra at the annual Panhellenic . ball last Saturday night. The program included Jane White, Elberta sophomore, Who played her arrangement of "Funeral March of a Marionette" by Gounod; Eleanor Phelps, Bad Axe junior, who read "The Sea" by Dorothy Parker, and Isabel Greenhoe, Grand Rapids junior, who sang "Without a Song", and "Indian. Love Call" accompanied toy Fay Christenson, Grayling junior. Following the program the grand march was led by .Panhellenic president, Mary Eddy, Ionia junior, and Don Mac- Arthur, V-12, President ^and Mrs. Charles Anspach, Dean and Mrs. George Lauer, Dean D. Louise Sharp, Lt. and Mrs. M. R. Kelso, and advisors and patronesses ot the sororities were guests. More Teaching Positions Taken by Centralites The placement office announces several more acceptances of teaching positions in schools throughout the state. Lela Bennett, New Haven senior, has accepted a position at New Haven for next year. Juanita DeMott, Flint senior, will be teaching at Flint. Mary CUrrie, Fenton sophomore, and Virginia Earle, Barryton sophomore, have accepted positions at Dansville. imogene Hanger, St. Johns sophomore, will teach in Clinton county, and Jacqueline Sullivan, Marlette sophomore, at San- duskey. Mr. Amos Butley, principal at East Jordan, at the present time, will foe superintendent at Standish next year. Mr. William Jeffers, alumnus of Central, who is superintendent at Zilwaukee schools, will be in Maple Rapids next year. Miss Ann Hunter, alumna, teaching at" Farwell will teach English at Ste- vehsville. Berniece Smith, who is teaching at Blanchard at the present time, will teach at Shelby next year; Gladys Bafoier, who is teaching at St. Johns, has accepted a position at Alma. 99 99 for Hospital Benefit Dance The first Annual Hospital Benefit Charity ball will be given Saturday evening, May 12, at Keeler under the auspices of the Women's Auxiliary of the Central Michigan Community hospital. Proceeds will be used for the purchase of an oxygen tent and other much needed equipment for the hospital. AJ1 the recreational rodmfc of Keeler union will bemused for the evening. A previously scheduled student dance was cancelled, and the rule that Keeler union be reserved for student -activities exclusively on Saturdays was waived because the ball is of city and county- wide interest. Lounge Reserved The ballroom and terrace will be used for dancing,^ the women's lounge for bridge or other card "Landholding and Democracy" is the title of an article written by Dr. George H. Nelson, professor of history department'. This article was published in the Social Studies magazine for the month of March, 1945. Organize A new campus musical organization, the Madrigals, composed of singing co-eds, will make its first appearance May 9 when they give a r-oncert at the Madison Street Methodist church in Bay City. Prior' to the concert they will give a fifteen minute program over-WB CM at 5:30 Central time. The Madrigals, composed of a dozen selected voices, under the di rection of prof. J. Harold Powers of the music department, have been holding regular rehearsal schedules since the beginning of the year, Their first appearance will feature a concert of ail-American compos ers in the popular Or modern idi om. Most ot the concert numbers are from the Fred Waring arrange ments and from such composers as Friml, Gershwin, Kern, Lehar, and Victor Herbert. The peisonnel of the group includes Dorothy AUeh, Maple Rapids junior; Lois Greening, Brecken ridge sophomore; Isabel Greenhoe, Grand Rapids junior; Helen Hansen, Morrice senior; Joan Hansen, Sioux Falls sophomore; Barbara Houghton, Clare senior; Roberta Lanshaw, Ahna sophomore; Virgin ia Rice, Grand Rapids junior; Helen Teal, Imlay City junior; Carol Tes- sin, Freeland junior; Joyce Van petten, Vassar senior; Mary Weible, Flint sophomore; and Mary Jean Wolverton, Reese sophomore. Helen Wigren, Chicago junior, will be the piano accompanist. The first local' appearance will be on Monday evening May 28 in the" Keeler Union ballroom. This concert will be open tb the public. One of Central's V-12's Had Experience on "Battleship X tt (This is the first of a series of reports on naaoal careers of men in the V-12 unit at Central. Datd Will be taken from service records of the meii arid from personal inter- tfiews*) George (Buddy) Rink, A.S., U. S.N., Cincinnati sophomore, was a gunners mate on the famous "Battleship X,'.' which smashed a powerful Japanese fleet off Guadalcanal in November of 1943. The Navy identified the battleship as the U.S.S. South Dakota and said it sank at least three Japanese cruisers in a night battle off Guadalcanal. Earlier in an engagement off Santa Cruz in the South Pacific, the South Dakota shot down 32 enemy planes. Rink was in three major battles and several lesser ones, escaping injury in all of them. He was so tired after the Guadalcanal battle that he fell to the deck and went to sleep as soon as it was over. Rink enlisted in the Navy August 20, 1941. He received his boot training and went through gunnery school at Great Lakes, Illinois. From there he went to Pier 92 in New York pity, and two months later was assigned to the U.S.S. South Dakota. He was selected for V-12 training and sent to Miami University, Ox ford, Ohio in July, 1944 and here to Central in November, 1944. He plans to major in mathematics and make the navy his career. games, and the game rooms arid soda bar will foe opened for those who wish to use them. The main loutige is reserved, and seating facilities wilt be made for those who do not.wish to dance. Music will foe available to most parts of the building through the public address system. . Earl ''Father" Hines' orchestra, one of the best known and best liked nan>e bands will play for the dancing. Hines and his 16-piece orchestra will come to Mt. pleasant en-route from a performance at Percy Jones Rehabilitation hospital. The committee feels very fortunate, in securing "Father" Hines 'Jam Session!' Arrangements have been made for a "jam session," featuring "Father" Hines, his piano, arid orchestra, to take plaice in the college auditorium on Saturday evening from 7:30 to 8:15 o'clock. The charity ball will take place a half hour after the "lam session" & over. as his music is always pleasing to all ages—dancers and listeners alike. Ticket Sale Starts Monday Tickets for the ball weftt on. sale Monday and Tuesday, April 23 and 24. Price of tickets is $4.50 plus Federal tax of 90 cents per couple. Tickets are being reserved for students. at Central. Mr. and Mrs. Allan Morrow and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Harris are co-chairmen of the ball. The committee consists of Mr. and Mrs. Burke McClihtic, Mr. and Mrs. David Beach, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Cotter, Mr. and Mrs. George Gosma, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas McFarlane, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Finch, Mrs. William Shirley, Mrs. J. W. O. Mc- Kee, Mrs. Delbert Conkright, Miss Harriet Battle and Miss Jackie.. Brien. U. F, Has Annua! Officer Election Chippewa Christian Fellowship held its election of. officers for the coming year at the weekly" Bible study hour Thursday, May 3. After the singing led by Kenneth Bryde, Wheeler freshman, and the devotions led by Shirley Bennett, Brown City sophomore, Wes Olson, Brooklyn, conducted the elec* tion. The new officers are as follows: president, Esther Fultz, feag- inaw sophomore; vice president, Florence House, Clare sophomore; secretary, Joyce Griffin, Stanwood sophomore; treasurer, Emma Shafer, Ludington junior; missionary chairman, Shirley Bennett; and In- ter-Faith council representative, Alice Kilgrih, Cadillac sophomore. Business Of the evening also included the- postponement of the "Blitz of the Ftankfurts" to May' 26 and appointment of the committees tor the club's party at the Appleblossom lodge the week-end of June 1-2. The food committee coh- sists of Mildred Anderson, Beaverton senior; Esther Fultz, saginsiw sophomore; and Morris&n isniohdj Houghton Lake freshman. Working on the program commit-' tee are Letha Griffin, stanwood senior; Earl Strayer, WaterlOO^iowa; Eleanor Kalfofleish, Browri City sophdmore; Robert Verhey, Grand Rapids; and Joan £etersott, Coral senior. >< "/■.
|Title||1945-05-09; 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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