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Looks Forward To Rest At 70, Alter 33 Yrs. [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater Summer Bulletin — 20 August 1954
Looks Forward To Rest At 70, Alter 33 Yrs. After 33 years, Miss Mittie Smith is bidding farewell to some of her favorite students, the summer school pupils. The senior nurse has seen many changes in the fast-growing university during the course of her long service, which is believed to be the longest term of service in the field of college health work. Led into nursing by a desire to 4 do useful work and a horse’s objections to automobiles. Miss Smith originally was a music teacher. She graduated from Scio Conservatory in 1904 and became a private teacher, traveling by horse. She attended George Washington University, Washington, D. C. and became night supervisor at the Episcopal Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital for six months. A classmate was leaving Kent Normal School and told her of the vacancy, and, wanting to return to her native Ohio, she applied. When “Mittie”, as she is known to thousands of students, came to Kent, she found a four room hospital in Moulton and fewer than 4...
Hub Juke-Box Earns Union $1800 A Year [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater Summer Bulletin — 20 August 1954
Hub Juke-Box Earns Union $1800 A Year The three tunes currently tops on the juke box hit parade, “The High and the Mighty”, “Money Bums a Hole in My Pocket”, and “Little Things Mean a Lot” are reflected in the Student Union coffers. The little nickel so painfully i parted with by the students add up to a healthy $l,BOO in the course of a year. Much of this, of course, went into the purchase of new records and expenses, for the Hub owns its own boxes. New records are added monthly, according to a poll considered more accurate than that conducted by the Hit Parade and advance records are often placed on the turntable. In general, these are popular with the students some time before they are accepted by the general public. Other popular tunes on campus are: “Hey, There”, “ShBoom”, “Cara Mia,” “Goodnight, Sweetheart,” “Joey,” “Three Coins in the Fountain,” and “Moonlight and Roses.” Students voted these tops and requested more Eartha Kitt, Bing Crosby, Billy May, and the McGuire Sisters...
'Wives' Whale Of Story [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater Summer Bulletin — 20 August 1954
'Wives' Whale Of Story While the men of New England went down to the sea in whaling ships, many of the wives went along; for honeymoons, bearing and raising their children, making quilts and raspberry jam in the midst of a great floating industry. Their long-neglected story i s told now in WHALING WIVES, by Emma Mayhew Whiting and Henry Beetle Hough. A whaling wife, Abigail Jernegan, was the first American woman to set foot on Japnese soil. The wives cheerfully accepted the bleak home address of “Pacific Ocean”, and met storms, cannibals and mutiny with no more fuss than a blueberry pie to be made. They made homes, and entertained whenever a familiar ship was “spoken”, in a space no larger than their pantries at home. The story of these courageous women is a new and highly entertaining side of America’s most adventurous industry. Their strange and often alarming life, told largely in their own words, makes fascinating reading.
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater Summer Bulletin — 27 August 1954
The Kent Stater SUMMER BULLETIN VOL. 1, NO. 10 WEATHER: CLOUDY AND COOL FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 1954 me BULLETIN TOM DUKE Editor-In-Chief EDITORIAL STAFF JOHN WEENTNK Page Two Editor CHUCK CARTER, PERRY DICKINSON Page Three Editors ARLENE HESS Page Four Editor DICK VELZY Photographer BILL HURT Reporter BUSINESS STAFF ■JIM DOUGHER, AJj SLABY Business Managers REGIS MOONEY Circulation Manager The Kent Stater Summer Bulletin is published every Friday through the summer sessions with the exception of the first week of the summer quarters when the publication date is on Wednesday. Editorial and business offices are located in 115 Merrill hall, Kent State university.
Pres. Bowman Says Increase Of Bond Sales Over 1953 [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater Summer Bulletin — 27 August 1954
Pres. Bowman Says Increase Of Bond Sales Over 1953 Ohio sales of Series E and H savings bonds for the month of July showed an increase of 22.9 per cent over July of 1953, according to President George A. Bowman, chairman of the Portage County savings bond committee. Sales in Portage County for July were $121,701 compared to $114,018 in July a year ago. July sales in Ohio of Ea nd H bonds totaled $26,879,393 as against $21,859,257 in July, 1953. Nationally, sales for the first seven months were the highest for any January-July period since wartime 1945. Earl O. Shreve, national director of the Treasury’s savings bond division, reports that in the first seven months of 1954, sales of E and H bonds exceeded redemptions by $263,306,000. The cash value of E and H bonds outstanding was $37,575,000,000 at the end of July, a new high record. YOUR VOCATIONAL PROBLEM can be solved, as was Mary Ellen Ellet's, an education major, by consulting the Guidance Testing Office, which will remain open...
Miss Liberty 68 Years Old [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater Summer Bulletin — 27 August 1954
Miss Liberty 68 Years Old The most famous lady in all the world—Miss Liberty in New York Harbor—is 68 years old this October, and in excellent health and spirits. President Grover Cleveland dedicated the statue Oct. 28, 1886. It was the inspiration of the Alsatian sculptor Bartholdi who, after visiting the United States in 1871, returned to France to begin work on its design. His mother served as model; contributions amounting to $250,000 in small sums came from French men, women and children. The statue was shipped to New York in sections and reassembled. Safest day of the week to drive, says the American Automobile Association, is Tuesday; un-safest, Saturday.
Dr. Dwight Arnold Delegate To NEA [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater Summer Bulletin — 27 August 1954
Dr. Dwight Arnold Delegate To NEA Dr. Dwight L, Arnold, director of guidance testing, will be the official delegate of the Ohio Education Association at the ninth annual conference on citizenship in Washington, D. C., September 15, 16, and 17. The conference is under the pices of the board of directors of the federally chartered National Conference on Citizenship and is co-sponsored by the department of justice and the National Education Association. This year’s meeting will be devoted to our form of government and will honor the founders. The theme will be “The Three Branches of the Federal Government—Yesterday - Today - Tomorrow.” President Eisenhower has issued a proclamation for the observance of Citizenship Day in commemoration and signing of the Constitution, September 17, 1787. Some 1200 delegates from 800 private and public organizations and agencies will consider matters pertaining to the general welfare of the nation. One feature of the conference will be an oratory compet...
Dr, Gustavson To Speak At Commencement [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater Summer Bulletin — 27 August 1954
Dr, Gustavson To Speak At Commencement Three-hundred-sixty candidates will receive degrees next Friday, September 3, from Pres. George A. Bowman, in commencement exercises scheduled for 10 ajn. in the Men’s Physical Education building. Then the candidates will settle# " down to hear the commencement address of Dr. Reuben Gustavson, president and executive director of Resources for the Future, Inc. The topic of the address will be “Fear and Hope.” The exercises are open to the public. Resources for the Future, Inc., was established in Washington, D. €., in 1952 with the cooperation of the Ford Foundation as a non-profit, tax-exempt corporation. The organization seeks to develop and conserve these resources to counteract increased demands on soil and water resources as well as the non-renewable mineral resources—fuels and metals. Dr. Gustavson was chancellor of the University of Nebraska when he accepted his present post. He has had a long career in research activities. He has served ...
No Parkee Or Ticked [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater Summer Bulletin — 27 August 1954
No Parkee Or Ticked It’s the end of another summer and we all have pleasant memories. There are pleasant memories for us, too, but one incident has left an unpleasant taste in our mouths. The Kent city council seems to be intent on making it hard for students to find a parking place. More streets have either been put completely off-limits for parking or have been changed to two-hour limit areas. There aren’t many places left that a car can be parked for a few minutes without fear that a ticket will be placed on it. The University facilities are more than adequate for the student with a car, with the huge stadium parking-lot always able to hold more cars —and it is only a five minute walk to any building on campus —but it is necessary for places to be provided for off-campus parking. The students who live in off-campus houses need a spot to park their flivvers overnight. They are not allowed to park their cars on the campus overnight, and for good reason. The police simply cannot kee...
Time Is Drawing Near For New York Trip [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater Summer Bulletin — 27 August 1954
Time Is Drawing Near For New York Trip Reservations are still available for the New York city tour which is slated to get under way from Kent on Friday, September 10. The quota fo rthe trip is set at 250, but there are still openings for people who are interested. University students, faculty members, employees and townspeople are eligible for the tour. The trip will last for approximately three days and will include many tours throughout the city. There will be a yacht trip around Manhattan island and visits to the NBC radio-television studios and Radio city, including all buildings and the Observation tower of the RCA building. Members of the tour will travel via the Erie railroad. The train will be equipped with club car facilities and will be a special day coach with reclining seats. It will arrive in New York early Saturday morning. The trip back to Kent will move out at midnight of the following Tuesday and will get back sometime around noon on Wednesday. Also included will be...
"Ten Nights In A Barroom” Closes Canal Fulton Season [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater Summer Bulletin — 27 August 1954
"Ten Nights In A Barroom” Closes Canal Fulton Season The famous temperance play “Ten Nights in a Barroom” will be presented by the resident acting company of the Canal Fulton Summer theater located at Clay’s park, Canal Fulton, beginning next Tuesday, August 31, and running through Sunday, September 5. Now playing at the arena theater is the comedy, “Personal Appearance.” “Ten Nights in a Barroom,” which* will conclude an eleven week season at the theater, will be produced with authentic costumes and music of the period, co-producers David Fulford and William Dempsey said. Mr. Mulford is directing the production. The temperance drama was published as a novel by Timothy Shay Arthur in Philadelphia a hundred years ago this year and served as the basis for the script of the play. An added feature of the production at Canal Fulton will be inter-act entertainment, also in keeping with the period. Featured in the melodrama are Robert Geiringer, Katherine Engel, Patricia Falkenhain, Grace ...
Language Specialists Are Needed [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater Summer Bulletin — 27 August 1954
Language Specialists Are Needed F. Lamar King will head a U. S. Information Agency team which will be at the Hotel Cleveland from August 23 through September 3 inclusive to interview applicants from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. who may b|| qualified volunteers with foifj eign language experience from the Cleveland area to take positions with the international broadcasting service, the Voice of America. It is felt that this is of special interest to people of the Kent area. This section may prove especially fruitful in the Agency’s quest for foreign language specialists. Candidates are wanted with professional language experience in writing, editing, or radio production. Agency officials, emphasizing that all candidates must be American citizens, said salaries range from $4,205 to $7,040 a year. Minimum age limit is 18. Most of the positions are in Washington. Foreign language information specialists must be qualified to perform one or a combination of the following on a professional and highqu...
Man’s Six Mistakes [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater Summer Bulletin — 27 August 1954
Man’s Six Mistakes The Roman philosopher and statesman, Cicero, said it 2,000 years ago, and it’s still true today. The six mistakes of man are: 1. The delusion that individual advancement is made by crushing others: 2. The tendency to worry about things that cannot be changed or corrected; 3. Insisting that a thing is impossible because we cannot accomplish it; 4. Refusing to set aside trivial preferences; 5. Neglecting development and refinement of the mind,. and not acquiring the habit of reading and study; 6. Attempting to compel other persons to believe and live as we do.
More Of U. S. Goes Up Each Year – In Flames [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater Summer Bulletin — 27 August 1954
More Of U. S. Goes Up Each Year - In Flames The National Board of Fire Underwriters has reported that estimated fire losses in the United States for the first six months of 1954 amounted to $455,990,000, an increase of 5.5 per cent over those of $432,081,000 for the corresponding period last year. Compared with 1944, when for the first six months of that year amounted to $214,052,000, the present year’s six-month losses represent a sharp but understandable increase. ■ As explained by the National the increase is the result of many contributing factors at work in the nation’s economy, particularly mounting production and greater values exposed to fire, and the growing incidence of big industrial fires, which in one instance a year ago last July easily tipped the fire loss scale and sent 1953’s total of losses to $864,863,000—$50 million or 6.1 per cent above those of $815,134,000 for 1952. Regardless of these things, today's fire losses, high as they are, could be much worse were it ...
Remind Vets Of Deadlines [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater Summer Bulletin — 27 August 1954
Remind Vets Of Deadlines In the last minute flurry of Congress’s adjournment, two bills affecting vets were passed and later signed into law by the President. According to an associated press report, the GI Bill for Korean Vets is extended. The President signed into law a bill extending by a year the time within which a Korean War Veteran may start and complete a course of training under the GI bill of rights. This same legislation also extends to July 25, 1960, the time within which some disabled WWII vets may complete delayed rehabilitation training under the Vocational Rehabilitation Act. Also on the statute books is a one-year extension of direct loans to veterans. For this bill $150,000,000 has been set aside. Rep. Ayres of this congressional district authored the bill. The law extends for one year veterans housing loans issued directly by the U. S. in areas where federally guaranteed loans by private lenders are unavailable.
Super Speeds, 'A’ Weapons Make Air Defense A Must [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater Summer Bulletin — 27 August 1954
Super Speeds, 'A’ Weapons Make Air Defense A Must With a warning that modern bombers can fly from Moscow to Washington in just 439 minutes and to this area in less than that time, the American Legion’s National Security Division says that the United States must have a clearly defined, consistent National Air Policy if it is to survive in today’s age of supersonic speeds and atomic weapons. Such a policy must have the en- ( dorsement of the legislative, executive and military branches of government according to the Legion. In an illustrated booklet, “Air Power in an Age of Peril”, just published as part of its air education program, the veterans organization apraises the requirements for achieving and maintaining American air power—second to none. Arthur J. Connell, National Com- mander, said that in publishing the booklet the Legion has attempted to “create in the minds of all Americans an awareness that air power is no longer merely important, it is imperative.” The study lists fou...
Vets Laws Extended [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater Summer Bulletin — 27 August 1954
Vets Laws Extended Korean Vets here on campus have two deadlines to think about at present. One has to do with signing their certificates of training in order to receive their subsistance. The other is the announcement of a new cutoff date for application for dental care. The VA office on campus asks that all summer school vets who are under public law 550 to make sure they sign their certificates during next week,' Failure to do so will cause a delay in receiving checks. The new dental care cut off date has been extended to Dec. 31, 1954, or one year after discharge, whichever comes later. It will cover dental work which is service caused only. There will be a one-call limit for this dental work.