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Oh Happy Day! Turrible Sadie Hawkins Comes Here Tonight [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 November 1939
Oh Happy Day! Turrible Sadie Hawkins Comes Here Tonight Yo Bettah Look Out or Yoah Might Have the Bad Luck To Be Cotched Dogpatch, Ky.—Lots of folks will be at Wills Barn tonight fer the Sadie Hawkins Day dance becuz the persooing mountain gals have cotched their menfolk. All you mountain people are 'spected to wear hill-billy so we-all can get in the judgin' of hawg-call-in', best dressed and men-chasin' that Squire Tony Weitzel of the Akron Bugle tends to over see. Thet's sho-nuff fine, 'specially when Kyle Smith will have his 10piece orkestra there and you-all can do some of that new-fangled modern dancin'. Strange Gal, Hairless Joe and all the rest of us folks from Dog- patch will be on hand to help you fellahs which is aimin' to have a mighty big time. Yo'-all bettah bring youh aktivity card an' don't yoah gels ferget you-all supposed to chase these moutin men —cotch them and bring 'em to the brawl. Oh happy day when a purty gel cotches yoah. 'Tall co-minc-ed back when Sadie's ...
Large Pep Rally Tomorrow Night [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 November 1939
Large Pep Rally Tomorrow Night Bonfire and Modern Dancing In Cheerleader’s Spirit Plans Kent State university is going to have a pep rally tomorrow nighf. Now an ordinary pep rally means very little in the way of news, but this is different. Kent was drubbed the last time out by a Bowling Green team that was seriously underated. Saturday they meet their most formidable foe of the season in Western Reserve university's Red Cats. And we are having a rally. This pep meeting will show the strength of the student body. Can they absorb defeat and still have fight enough to look ahead, even against an almost helpless situation? Can Plash fans take it? Those of you who can, will meet at Rockwell field tomorrow night at 8. The rally will be followed by a bonfire and a snake dance that will terminate in the gym. This will (be followed by an hour of dancing to late recordings. This will be your last opportunity to show your school spirit.
Stopher, Harbourt, Stockdale Capture Offices In Kent, Ravenna Elections [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 November 1939
Stopher, Harbourt, Stockdale Capture Offices In Kent, Ravenna Elections By University Trio Last Night Council Positions Grabbed Prof. S. A. Harbourt, Registrar E. C. Stopher, and Robert Sto'ckdale, a trio of men known over the campus, snowed under their opponents to win council posts in the general election yesterday. Harbourt, running on the Republican ticket for councilman-at-large, piled up an early lead and drove to the top compiling 2080 votes. Henry V. Ahearn, D., and John Terry, D., were also elected as councilmep-at-large. Ahearn polled 2037 votes and Terry 1920. . Stopher led both precincts of ward four to easily win over E. F. O'Beirne, 510 to 271. Boh Stockdale, a June graduate of Kent State university polled well in the lead of his five opponents and with one precinct unheard from he held a substantial margin. Alf Lovell, R., rode to victory over Mayor Harvey, 2281 to 1819, and an election that went Republican throughout Kent and Ravenna. The election of Harbourt and Sto...
'We Want to Stay In Cleveland' [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 November 1939
'We Want to Stay In Cleveland' By Bob Kenyon Students Wish to Hold Train Until ‘At Least 11’ Train Expected to Remain in Cleveland Until Late Saturday Evening Final plans for the second annual grid migration jelled Monday night when the Student council ironed out the remaining difficulties in the trip. Saturday at 12:10 p. m. a train will pull out of Erie station, and if advance ticket sale means anything, it will be jammed with students of Kent State university leaving for Cleve- and the Western ReserveKent State football game. Don Scullion, who is in charge of the migration announced that the council passed a motion that the train be held over in Cleveland, possibly until 11 or 12 Saturday night. Howevef this motion must receive the sanction of Dr. K. C. Leebrick, president of the university, before becoming official. Busses Meet Train The train will pull into Cleveland approximately two hours after leaving Kent and will be met by a series of busses that will motor ticket holders ...
The Queen Says Thanks [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 November 1939
The Queen Says Thanks I I November 5, 1939 To the Kent Stater: May I express my sincere thanks for the beautiful flowers you gave me upon the several occasions during my reign as Homecoming Queen. Also, I want to thank you for your kind consideration and fine cooperation at all times. Sincerely yours, Peg Carper
Better Promotion [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 November 1939
Better Promotion The university Homecoming luncheons that were planned last week should lead to better ones next year. One Homecoming luncheon materialized. This indicates that they were not planned in sufficient time to warrent success. These dinners can be a lot of fun and well attended. More efficient promotion can contribute to this. We also suggest that undergraduates be invited to attend.—CP —K—
Editorial Notes [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 November 1939
Editorial Notes The bushes that have been planted around the administration building will help to do away with the paths across the lawn in front of Merrill hall. After an assembly has started, why not designate someone to close the doors so that the attention of the audience can be entirely given to the speaker on the platform? Is it possible to put a clock somewhere on the front campus? It would be a help to many persons. Fred Waring recently wrote a song for Kent State. It might pay to have the music department investigate. The Wednesday night HPE dances are a good means of relaxation. More students should take advantage of them. —K—
Come at Last [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 November 1939
Come at Last Sadie Hawkins day has come at last. The girls on the campus can do the most toward making this a success. If every girl sits back and lets the next one be the "bold 'em," the dance will not be the event it should be. Get your date early, girls. This is a good time to get that "long awaited" date with that special boy. If you decide not to date, ask the stag boys to dance. They don't make pretty wallflowers. Besides, we will all have more fun. It has been suggested that students dress in hill-billy clothes, or any costume that will add to the atmosphere of the dance. Also, the girls might wear pigtails and cotton dresses to class today.—CP —K—
Clear Thinking [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 November 1939
Clear Thinking The recent election showed that Kent State students exercise their right to vote. It was a record-breaking election. It also showed that when students want to be alert and notice things, they can be. An example of this might be the clear thinking (or just plain campaigning to some) used by the various candidates. Such phrases as "freshmen want a new deal" and a "new queen" are indicative of this.—CP
Letters to the Editor [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 November 1939
Letters to the Editor Dear Editor, Thirty alumni of KSTT were rude* ly shown the "Homecoming Welcome," which one member of the faculty evidently believes in displaying, upon reaching the ill-fated football game Saturday afternoon. That group of 30 was the only departmental or academic gathering which could successfully attract enough former students and spirit to hold a Homecoming luncheon. It was the journalism alumni, a group of some of the most loyal university boosters. The luncheon, that part of the program successful, seemed worthy enough to attract Dr. Leebrick and one or two persons making reservations for the unsucessful Varsity K . luncheon. It was a distinctly alien atmosphere which greeted them as they arrived at the football field. Prof. Rogers, in his pseudo-authorative capacity, had forced the journalism frosh, who were so trustingly saving seats for the group to abandon their efforts. Thus the group was allowed to stand behind the west goal posts for the game. I heli...
Up-town Lowdown [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 November 1939
Up-town Lowdown Notes of a columnist's girl Wednesday—Mr. K. —They have repainted that beer sign in Akron that you made the crack about . . . Dick Firth has been showing his yo-yo talents in the Atrium ... Ed Zink had a beaut from the home section over the weekend . . . The last issue of the Duchess ribbed your column by sticking up for the mudslinging type - - they say there is room for such a column - - oh, open the window while I sneer. As long as we are on the Duchess, we see where they picked up your prediction of Bob Chester however they say he was patterned after Glenn Miller. We checked and found by Chester's declaration that he has not patterned his band after anyone, but has been helped by Tommy Dorsey . . . Les Morato dropped in to tell us that the Alpha Phi Beta fraternity had about 50 Homecomers . . . We saw Marty Kovilik and Tom Turano over the weekend. Both talked of seeing you at the Reserve-Kent game this Saturday . . . Johnny and Skip Armour were up for the footbal...
Newspaper Movies Subject of— The Other Side [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 November 1939
Newspaper Movies Subject of— The Other Side Motion picture producers, authors of pot-boiler dime novels and putter-onners of many radio skits have lots of fun with their presentations of sterotyped fellows whom they chase all over creation doing anything and everything and whom they label: "newspaper reporters." These slightly exaggerated accounts usually describe the newspaper reporter as a handsome, football-player shouldered 24-year-old Don Juan; he is clothed in a snazzy reversable, applies matches to cigarettes with the most dexterous of man-about-townishness and wears tilted at a most picturesque and rakish angle, a hat - - from under which a crisp, black curl moistly peeps. * *• * This gay, romantic bit of nonsense dashes here and there rescuing blond honies from fates not quite as bad as starvation, exposing Big Town's political bosses, niping gigantic swindles in the bud, shooting it out with law defying gangsters, solving thrilling, chilling mysteries and saving whole citi...
society ... . . . On Dancing . . . Bud LeChaix's Jacket . . . Scared of Lloyd [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 November 1939
society ... . . . On Dancing . . . Bud LeChaix's Jacket . . . Scared of Lloyd by Nat Floersheimer / As I write this, I begin to think back over last weekend and its homecomings. The final "s" on the word homecoming was put there on purpose. There were two groups who celebrated their short return to college. One came to get some of that school spirit, and the other came just for the spirits. Everyone seemed to have a good 4 time and few seemed put out by the lack of space at the dance. Don't know how you felt, but once I had a queer sensation when I put my foot down on the floor and didn't find six other feet there first. And, I was startled to find that I could pick it up without shaking off another half dozen. But that only happened once, so the evening wasn't unusual. Speaking of dancing and dances, through all this kidding, and "farm talk," you've undoubtedly gathered that there will be a dance in Wills gym tonight. Seriously speaking, it is sponsored by this paper for YOU. Kyle ...
Well, Well---So Tessie Kent Will Up and Marry on Us [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 November 1939
Well, Well---So Tessie Kent Will Up and Marry on Us After the Sadie Hawkins dance in Wills barn tonight, Mr. and Mrs. -T. Y. Kent of Route 2, Farmville, will announce the engagement of their daughter, Tessie, to Joe College, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph. College of Kent, Ohio The affair, which will be held in Wills barn, is a blessing to Miss Kent's father, as he was worried that his daughter would never marry. The setting of their engagement will be a particularly romantic one. Miss Kent will nab Mr. College in a university hall and drag him to the dance. Mr. Kent will be there with his gun to see that College's intentions are the best. Miss Kent is a graduate of the Hometown high, class of 'O6. At present she is taking an education I course at Kent State university. College is a graduate of Horners: Corners high school and up to now has been a student at Kent. The couple will reside at Route 2, Farmville.
Henrietta Leebrick In Priestley Play [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 November 1939
Henrietta Leebrick In Priestley Play Henrietta Leebrick, daughter of Dr. K. C. Leebrick, president of the university, and Mrs. Gladys Wannemacher, wife of Prof. W. L. Wannemacher, of the history department, are members of the cast of the Town Hall players group, presenting J. B. Priestley's noted "Mystery at Green Fingers" at the Roosevelt high auditorium at 8:15 tonight. The Priestley play, a serio-com-ic delineation of detective fiction, is the first offering of the year by the Kent group, and promises to inaugurate another successful season for the amateur thespians. Student tickets may be purchased for 25 cents from Miss Marguerite Lamar, secretary to Dr. Leebrick, or Miss Elizabeth Johnson, secretary to Dean Earl Crecraft.
Jean Comerford, Stanley Mouse Take, Leads In Freshman Play, "Kind Lady'' [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 November 1939
Jean Comerford, Stanley Mouse Take, Leads In Freshman Play, "Kind Lady'' Drama is a New Type Production Theatre goers will be entertained by a different kind of play when the Freshmen Players give their first presentation of the season, "Kind Lady." Friday evening in the university auditorium. "Kind Lady" is of the "goose flesh" school, but not in a violent way; it is definitely a psychological melodrama. The story concerns a wealthy old lady who collects art objects and has a great many of them in her home. One Christmas Eve, she lets a young man into the house and through various tricks he gets his wife and child, a bogus doctor and several of his "phony" friends into the house too. They all practice various devices to make the old lady lose her self confidence and undermine her sanity. She finds herself a virtual prisoner in her own home. When any of her friends come to see her and she attempts to tell them of her plight, her captors convince them that she is insane. Finally, the...