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Almost Two Feet Difference In Long and Short of KSU Freshmen Players Give 'Kind Lady' [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 25 October 1939
Almost Two Feet Difference In Long and Short of KSU Freshmen Players Give 'Kind Lady' By Dorothy Beckenbach The complete cast for the Freshman play, "Kind Lady," has been selected by Prof. G. Harry Wright, director. Jean Comerford will play the feminine lead of Mary Herries. Opposite her in the male lead will be Stanley Mouse as Henry Abbott. Other principles include Kitty Liptak as Lucy Weston; Dick Maloy as Peter Santard; Arlene Chamberlin as Ada Abbott; Carol Sayers as Phyllis Glenning; Suzanne Martin as Rose; Joe Brewer as Mr. Edwards; Frances Allen as Mrs. Edwards; William Guisewite as Mr. Foster; Richard McGinnis as Gustav Rosenberg; Bob Osdyke as the doctor; Julia Salem as Aggie Edwards; and Beatrice Siisskind as the servant. The melodrama, to be presented in the university auditorium on November 10, concerns the "voluntary imprisonment" of a wealthy middle-aged spinster who collects war relics. The prologue pictures the old lady, appearing insane, attempting her get-away wit...
Peg Carper, Jean Ulmer Unofficial Candidates for Homecoming Queen Names Must Pass Through Board of Elections; Will be Officially Named Late Today [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 25 October 1939
Peg Carper, Jean Ulmer Unofficial Candidates for Homecoming Queen Names Must Pass Through Board of Elections; Will be Officially Named Late Today Jean Ulmer and Margaret Carper will be the candidates for Homecoming Queen election, it was learned late last night through usually reliable sources. Unofficial announcements are that the Blue and Gold party had selected Jean Ulmer, a member of the Alpha Omega soror- ity as their choice, the pendent party selecting Peg Carper to represent them in the race for the coveted queen- i ship. Official announcements con- ' cerning this selection will be made by the individual parties later today. The candidates must receive the sanction of the Chairman of Elections, Robert Seese, before they can officially be announced. Jean Ulmer will be running for the second time. She won the queenship in 1937. J. J. White captured this honor last year.
Instructor Awaits Thesis Publication [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 25 October 1939
Instructor Awaits Thesis Publication William L. Wannemacher, instructor in history of the university, is waiting for the publication of his thesis to receive his Ph. D. from Columbia university. This may not take place until June if the decision is made to publish it in book form. It would not be a book for college students to study because it is too technical. Even the name is technical. For practical purposes we can call it, "The Development of the Roman Civil Administration bureaus from 27 B. C. to 285 A. D." In order to collect the data for his thesis it was necessary for Professor Wannemacher to go through thousands of copies of inscriptions that have been found in the ruins of ancient Rome. He says that he first became interested in this particular period of history when he studied archeology in college and he believes that it is a "fascinating subject." When asked whether he preferred their system of government to the present day system, he said that, "Their government was as...
In the News [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 25 October 1939
In the News We put the weather in the paper. A new feature of the Stater—Pg. 1. "Kent is better than Temple, if —" Postscripts on the news —Pg. 2. Carm Falcone now a coach at Kent. The full details on how one of Kent's gridders now coaches the team he once played for —Pg. 4. The Alpha Omegas stage their 'Open House.' Full details found on —Pg. 3. "Eriser the last of the Joe Collich type." A feature of "At This End" on —Pg. 2.
1400 Witness First Annual President's Day Celebration Many Kent Notables Honor KSU President [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 25 October 1939
1400 Witness First Annual President's Day Celebration Many Kent Notables Honor KSU President Students, faculty, and citizens of Kent turned out enmasse Monday morning at 11 o'clock in the university auditorium to unanimously acclaim and congratulate Dr. K. C. Leebrick "on his first anniversary as president of Kent State university. Filling the auditorium to near capacity of 1400, students, faculty and friends assembled as one in the school's first President's Day to celebrate the progress made during the past year. The climax came when Jean Ulmer, president of Cardinal Key, presented to Dr. Leebrick a token of admiration on behalf of the student body. Preceding the principal speech of the program by Prof. Clyde Miller, head of the Institute of Propaganda Analysis of Columbia university, Woodrow Barkett, chairman, and Gordon Hostettler, president of Student Council, spoke to the assembly as student representatives. Both men voiced the student desire that President's Day become an ann...
Clyde Miller Sees Danger Of War Involvement [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 25 October 1939
Clyde Miller Sees Danger Of War Involvement There is great danger of our country getting in the present war because of our emotions, declared Clyde Miller, director of the Institute for Propaganda Analysis, in an interview in the Stater office Monday after the President's Day assembly. "Propaganda," he said, "carries a high charge of emotion causing us to think with our blood instead of with our brains. Critical thinking and testing of all we read in the newspapers or hear on the radio, will enable us to recognize propaganda as such when we see it."
Originator of the 'One Man' Theatre Speaks Here Friday [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 25 October 1939
Originator of the 'One Man' Theatre Speaks Here Friday Schuyler Ladd, originater of the "one man" theatre, will present a series of original dramatic sketches in assembly Friday at 10 a. m. sponsored by the University theatre. Humor, drama and the gamut of his repertoire of playlets will be presented on the university stage with the other actors as figaments of the audiences imagination, by this former world war soldier on this first eastern tour. Ladd come to Kent on his first trip East from a very successful season on the Pacific coast.
Sad Day [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 25 October 1939
Sad Day Kent Staters feel pretty bad. Kent Staters have a right to feel pretty bad. Friday's game with Findlay discouraged the fans quite a bit. They thought our boys didn't fight hard enough. In fact, they thought they didn't even try hard enough. It doesn't add to the morale to watch the other team run down the field for a touchdown with no one at their heels. Maybe Kent Staters have a right to feel low. Every team has its ups and downs. Some of us believe Kent State does have a good ball team. We can make it better by staying with them when they need us.—CP —K—
Let's Be Natural [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 25 October 1939
Let's Be Natural Not so long ago we had an assembly on traditions. We were given the formula for making a tradition, just like the receipe for a cake. You put the ingredients in, bake in a oven, and, presto you have a cake —Traditions aren't like that. Traditions have no set rules to make them such . . . You can't do one thing, then another and call it a tradition —because it seems like it has all the essentials necessary for one. Traditions go deeper than the surface. You just don't see and act one, you feel it. We'll have traditions on this campus aplenty, but they won't come about because they seem to have all the requirements, but because we feel them and they'll be natural . . . So let's be natural. —TC . —K—
Choose Your Own [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 25 October 1939
Choose Your Own The Stater is unbiased., We will take no side in the coming elections. We take pride in representing the students of Kent State university as a whole. We realize the import-' ance of our job as the official publication of Kent State and we strive to keep it as clean as possible. Realizing the importance of the coming election—we urge every student to take advantage of his or her right to vote. .Study the candidates as if this were your official municipal election and cast your vote for the candidate you think best suited for the job. However as the "traditional" talk is again in the air, we wish to get a sophomore class treasurer that will be able to keep alive one of Kent's foremost traditions, the Sophomore Hop.—RK —K— The Indiana Statesman, established precedent when they printed the first blue homecoming edition of the student newspaper . . . all in colored ink.
Letters to the Editor [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 25 October 1939
Letters to the Editor I don't claim to be a writer, but I think Bob Cain's article rejecting the past criticism of "undependable cheerleading" hits the spot exactly. It is indeed no simple task to have the responsibility of leading a group of students who neither care to nor try to cooperate in the yells at the game but rather save their yells to upbraid those who try to keep the spirit. The cheerleaders certainly should have outfits and equipment at least as good as the small surrounding high schools. It would also be a good idea to have sheets containing the various yells given to each individual as he passes the entrance gate. This should be done at least until the cheers are better known. This would enable those who are willing to cooperate to have a chance. It seems that cheerleaders are few in number. There are, I'm plenty sure, plenty of students who have the ability to lead and would be delighted to have the chance, yes, girls as well as boys. Last Friday I happened to get t...
postscripts [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 25 October 1939
postscripts by Ted Charles Al's has two nickelodeons now —One you put a nickel into and get music, the other you just put a nickle in—But of course the slot machines are all gone. The newest fad of the week —■ Digilently hunching over the phone and dialing the girls' dorms every two seconds to see if you can beat the other guy to the draw. "A Man and his Dream" —A four point average, a convertible, and Ann Sheridan. The freshmen did yell—they sounded like the ocean waves rushing over the rocks; the upperclassmen on the other side of the field sounded like water dripping out of a faucet. Boston beat Temple, Reserve beat Boston, B. W. beat Reserve, if Kent beats B. W. we're better than Temple . . . Simple isn't it . . . in more ways than one.
KSU Mirror [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 25 October 1939
KSU Mirror Taken from Stater Files ONE YEAR AGO TODAY—Dr. K. C. Leebrick officially became Kent State university's fourth president. Dr. A. H. Upham, president of Miami university spoke at the inauguration. FIVE YEARS AGO Billie Streine, bearing the colors of the Progressive party, swept to victory in the Stater sponsored Homecoming Queen election. TEN YEAR AGO—Akron defeated Kent State, 8-6, at Akron in one of the best games to date. An Akron reporter states: "Had the best team won, Kent undoubtedly would have been celebrating the greatest victory in the school's history."
Polite Pilfering Subject of— At This End [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 25 October 1939
Polite Pilfering Subject of— At This End Giving away stationary must cost those deluxe inns in New York quite a sum weekly. The Waldorf, Ritz, St. Regis and Pierre's, which furnish costly paper expensively embossed. It is polite pilfering, hard to scotch. * * Thoughts While Strolling: Wonder if our fathers used to run to the gramaphone when they hit a sharp bend in their courting—the way we get along with the radio today. * *• * Movie Piffle: Such camouflage is the billboards for the hand-kissing type of pseudo-nobleman who always show up to become a social affliction. These are, to me, always perfumed pick-thanks who live in rooming houses but who put up showy fronts of high living. This is flikker flinging and we often wonder if it is a horrible actuality. * * * Eriser seems to be the last of the Joe Collich type. More of these loud hat, snappy dressing collegians wouldn't do much harm to the university. * * We ran across a note on Orsen Welles who continues to be a wonder kiddie ...
The Story of the Doors Subject of— Once Overs [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 25 October 1939
The Story of the Doors Subject of— Once Overs By Virginia Frederick Signals . . , 34, 56, knit one, perl two, hike! That's the kind of technique it takes to get through the atrium into the buildings anymore. Coach Starn ought to give the student body- lessons in running interference so they could get to classes in time. That brilliant thought came to me one day as I stood idly holding up one of the doors leading to the atrium. * * Somebody ought to make a statistical study of the number of people that go through those doors every minute ... or something equally as worth while, and soul stirring. Or they could put up a sign . . . ala Earl Carroll . . . "the most prominent people in Kent go through here every day." Has possibilities don't you think? * *• * Take the minute I stood there, (no cracks about that please) Mickey Dover, the freshman who showed the rest of us up in cheering, hurried through. Woody Barkett sauntered through the mob with that pre-election smile. Smoothie Jeanne...
Off Campus Women's Club Holds Coed Prom [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 25 October 1939
Off Campus Women's Club Holds Coed Prom Awards Offered for Best Costumes Entered at Hop Friday evening from 8 until 11 o'clock the Off Campus Women's club will hold the allgirl "Co-ed Prom" in Wills gym, which will be an array of cosmetics. The girls will dance musical recordings. There will be other entertainment for those who do not dance. The women may come in costume if they so desire. Prizes will be given for the cleverest, the oldest, the prettiest, the best pair, and the typical co-ed costumes. During the intermission there will be a floor show. R. A. Carrell, amateur magician, and his daughter, Henrietta, a freshman in the liberal arts college, will perform tricks. Aileen Milligan, president, is general chairman. Those assisting her are Marjory Davis, tickets; Eileen Cooke, decorations and Helen Harris, program. Refreshments will be served. Chaperones for the evening are Dr. Frances Harshbarger, Miss Bertha Whitton, Mrs. Deane Wolft, Mrs. C. C. Kochenderfer, Miss Frances Mai...