1945-07-25; Central Michigan Life
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Campus by Tap Our. first real prediction came true. "Papa is All" is,all, now, but last Wednesday and Thursday evenings it was really "somewhat!" Contrary to standard procedure where seme one star usually takes the limelight, the entire cast of "t»apa is All'' put on a.superb performance. This should be the best possible evidence of what our Central Michigan players can do and should do a lot to encourage future attendance at their plays. Centralnav • Sailors became a rarity on the streets of Mt. Pleasant last week, and the • swabbies were once more (first time since July '43) greeted by the "Oh's" arid "Ah's" of little children on the weekend, after the wholesale Naval Science restriction set in. There weren't many on the passing list, but things are picking up now." The V-12 irosn struggled through their initial strength tests last week, and currently they remind us of Mexican jumping beans; just touch one of them lightly on the tummy, and you'll see what I mean. The all-college picnic will undoubtedly be fun next Saturday evening. With all the free chow being dished out, we can be sure that there will be plenty of Navy there, and" statistics show there is no shortage of women. • Must leave; it's 7:30, "DCT." (Damage Control Time.) at Island Park Saturday VOLUME 26 MOUNT PLEASANT, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, .JULY 25, IMS ;' NUMBER 30 A Family Reunion for Mothers Graduation Plans Complete for New Building Scale Model on Display in Industrial Arts Building Plans have been completed for the new industrial arts building which will be built on the cairapus as soon as materials are available, George P. DePuy, head of the industrial arts department, announced this week. . The industrial arts unit of the arts and crafts building will provide for a general shop area, arts and crafts, a general woodworking shop, general metal shop with. welding and heat treating area, autb mechanics and farm shop areas, electrical shop, drafting room, classrooms, planning room, a centrally located library and a locker room. Each shop wil have a tool room, material "storage room, and. an office. The shops also will have wood block floors, glass brick > Walls with some natural lighting and skylights in the roof. This unit also will house the aeronautics department with space for meteorology, shops, and radio. ' A scale model of this project is on display in the industrial arts building. Literature Class Hears Sid D. Thompson Speak "Conversations on Abraham Lincoln" was the topic of the talk Sid D. Thompson, Mt. Pleasant businessman gave to the graduate class in American literature Monday, July 9. Through-out the talk Mr. Thompson made the group feel his complete familiarity with the Great Emancipator. Mr. Thompson* has followed the Lincoln, family from Hhigham, Mass., to Springfield, HI., and in bis speech, he brought out the highlights in the lives of family members. The entire Robinson, family, with the exception of their youngest son, Ensign Homer, who is serving on Leyte in the [Philippines, was present for their mother's graduation this spring from Central. A grandson, John, took Homer's place in the graduation picture above. . Mrs. Robinson, who is 70, has seen all six of her sons graduate from college, and has studied much of her time with her husband, Frank E. Robinson, head of the commercial department at Central. Prom left to right in the picture above are Lt. Francis A., Roy K, Lawrence W., Mrs. Robinson,' Mr. iRobinson, Charles W., Paul D., and grandson, John C. who is in the UJS. Naval Officers' Training school in Ann Arbor, and the son of Roy. President Emeritus Warriner Dies in Bayview Hospital Friday Students and faculty members of Central were saddened Saturday morning by the news of the death of Eugene C. Warriner, president emeritus of Central, Friday night. Mr. Warriner passed away,late Friday evening at Bayview hospital after,having been ill for some time. He was president of Central for twenty-one years, from 1918 until 1939. Mr. Warriner, long a prominent man in Michigan and national education, started his educational career in 1884 when after graduation from Dixon, Illinois High school, he taught in various district schools in Illinois. In 1887 Mr. Warriner went to the University of Michigan, and was graduated with an- A.B. degree in 1891. He continued in post-graduate work in Latin and Greek until the fall of 1892 when he accepted the position of high school principal in Battle Creek. Three years later he transferred to the position of principal of Saginaw's East Side High school. After four years there, INjfr. Warriner was promoted to the superintendency of schools in Saginaw. Mr. Warriner was superintendent of Saginaw schools for 18 years. In 1908 he became associated with Central, then the Central State Normal school, as an instructor in the sum-: mer session. In 19J.8, after the resignation of president Charles T. Grawn, Mr. Warriner was elected to the college presidency by the Michigan State Board of Education. I" * Mr. Warriner was beloved and respected by students and faculty at Central .throughout; his 'twenty-one years as president of the' college, in 1912 he was gtraited an honorary master's degree by the University of Michigan; in 1937 he received an honorary doctorate of degrees from Alma college. Students of former years have been conscious of a close friendship with their former president. He was presented a varsity letter sweater Phys. Ed Dept. Plans Dancing, Games, Softball Cafeteria to Serve Free Lunch at 6 p.m.; Dancing on the Green to Follow The Student Social Activities .committee is .sponsoring an all-college picnic arid clance at Island paxk next Saturday, beginning at 4 p,m.1 General chapman of the picnic is Miss Jean Sratiith, member of ..the.. sub-committee on hori-dahcirig" ac- " tivities. f. All kinds of games will be available for those who" wish. them. Swimming, volley ball, tennis, horse shoes-and shuffleboard are among those which are planned. The soft- ball teams are under the direction of Betty Montford, Portland, N. Y. freshman. ■ • Free Lunch At 6 p.m. a free picnic lunch will be served. N. G;-Bovee, director of < Keeler union, will be in charge of it and the cafeteria staff will be on hand to see that everyone has enough to eat. No meals will be- served Saturday night at the col-i lege. The evening entertainment will consist.'of dancing on the green, after which Bob Spencer and his orchestra from Midland will play' for-an all-college dance on the tennis- courts. Bob Stocke, Milwaukee V-12, and Betty Hampton, Clare senior, are assisting Miss Smith with the picnic. Mildred Busch, Bay City sophomore, and Nancy Water- sori, Birmdngham senior, have charge of activities. All civilians and Navy students, faculty mem* bers, wives and families are invited* The entire picnic is free of charge. Eugene C. Watrroieir at the 1937 football banquet; men of the football and! basketball teams have presented him with'gold footballs and basketball trophies. President Warrin,er will always be remembered by students of Central Michigan college for his friendliness, his conscientiousness, and his invariable honesty.! Eugene C. Warriner was born December 7, 1866 ip. Earlville, 111.* Where he started ; teaching at 18. He leaves his wife| Ellen, one son, John E. of Garden! City, N. Y. and one daughter, Mrs.[Harold Bohn of Montclair, N. Y. Funeral services wfcre conducted-in Mt. Pleasant Tuesday arid burial was in Saginaw, Sloan Hall Girls Enjoy SontfFest Residents of Sloan hall, under the direction of Miss Isabelle Rupert, social director, enjoyed a musical program Tuesday evening, July •17. Helen Wigren,'; Chicago junior, had charge of the program. Several other features are being planned, one of Which will be a Sunday night supper on the lawn. They also are planning a talent show. ! •'••■.- Vacations Varied for Many Faculty Several vacationing faculty members not mentioned in last week's story also are keeping busy during the summer months. Jesse B. Thorpe, assistant professor in the library, and his wife, Mrs Opal Thorpe, hesid nurse at the health service, are planning to take a trip up north after August 15 with their family. Leota G. Thomas, assistant visiting professor in the biology department, has resigned and is now in the printing business in Detroit. Carrie Trombleyj Junior high supervisor, is teaching at the training school here for the summer. Mrs. Grace B. N,iggeman, former social director of Sloan hall, is attending school in Ann Arbor and will return next fall to teach' in the English department. Harry A Miller, professor of English, is spending 1 his summer at home getting a good rest and tan. Edna Heilbronn, sixth grade supervisor, is attending Northwestern university at Evanston, Illinois. Sigma Tau Delta Initiates Five Five new members were initiated last night into Sigma Delta chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the national honorary English fraternity. The initiates include Margaret Britten, Ovid, graduate student,- Gladys Covington, Benzonia senior,. Pearl Faist, Hersey graduate student, Jesse K. Mosher, Six Lakes graduate student, and- Lila Wilkinson, Williamsburg senior. After the initiation, Miss Faith Johnston, associate professor of biology, read some of her essays and poems to the group. The meeting was in the college den. The Campus singin Keeler lobby at 7:30 tonight will be in charge of Verne Stockman, assistant' professor* of rural educatiori •Approxiiriately 50 persons look part in last week's sing. Central Librarians Attend Higgins Lake Conference Several members of the college library staff attended a meeting of the sixth district of the Michigan library association, at Higgins lake, July 15. \ .. - At the afternoon conference iProf. John T. Fredrick, formerly 'of Northwestern university, gave the principal address In discussing the subject, "Influence of Books and Libraries on the Problem of World Peace," he stressed the point that books dealing with emotions and feelings will probably play a more important part' than reasoning in the solution of the problem. The party included: Mr. and Mrs. Charles V. Parks, Miss Mildred Gingherick, Mrs. Rosalie Miller, Miss Catherine' O*0qnnel and Miss Elizabeth Saxe. The regular Wednesday luncheon of graduates and faculty took place at "Keeler union,, auly 18. Dr. E* C. Beck spokevoh the topic, "ApproStch* es to American Folk say.,? The next meeting will be July 25. ■tuxmiTs,- QRr<i,".ie#.',':j*.
|Title||1945-07-25; 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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