Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1946-02-201
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EEC. .163 P. L. A H S3 ea 3 BASKETBALL Weber at Snow, Friday and Saturday w & r n co ASSEMBLE Moench Auditorium, Friday, 1 1 a. tn. C j--j- - v VOLUME 9 WEDNKSDAV, I EBKUAKY 20, 1!)4G NUMBEB 10 raj -J Debate Teams To Attend Oregon -Forensic Tourney Five Students, One Teacher Will v Make Long Jaunt Two debate" teams, a general speaker and probably a laculty member will attend the 16th annual speech tournament spon- v sored by Linfiela' college at Mc-Minnville, Ore., March 7, 8 and 9, according to M. Thatcher Allied, debate coach. Selections of the Weber contestants will be made soon, he indicated. A choice of participating in two of the seven fields of speech other than debate will be offered the general speaker. These include extemporaneous. moratory, impromptu, interpretation, after-dinner, discussion and special occasion speech. Debated will be the question: Resolved, That the policy of the United States shall be directed toward the establishment of free -Jtrade among nations of the world. In attendance also will be speakers from most of the large Pacific coast schools and from well known universities and colleges in other sections of the -country. On a number of occasions, Weber college has won against such competition in the Linfield tournament and has usually done well whether among winners or not, the coach said. Present plans are for leaving yOgden March 4, and returning for school March 11. Geology Teacher Leaves To Work On Degree Walter R. cuss, grorogy m-structor, left Feb. 16 for Stan-''''ford University to attend conferences with professors Simon Muller and Ben Page who will evaluate his doctor's dissertation on "Creep, Downslope Movement of Mentle Matelial." He will return Feb. 23. For several years Mr. Buss has been doing research on this problem and is going to try to finish the work by June. All his oral examinations for his degree have been passed. Mr. Buss is also planning ra rlav to check some details in field work which he did in Cali fornia Gov't SubsistenceTTus Apprentice Salary Inducive Feature Of On The , On the Job training in vocational courses is now being taken by some 45 students here on the campus under the provisions of thr GI bill of rights. Some 172 concerns in the Og-dcn area have been approved for this special type of training. This means that these various businesses have complete facilities and competent employes, with which to train the students while on the job. Such establishments as the Johnson Electric. Intermountain publishers, and Mitchel motors are among those being used in this capacity. ' The pay plan for such training is quite attractive to the returned vet as if offers him subsistence under the GI provisions and the apprenticeship wage that he makes on the job. The fellows , yi'iigagetl in this program have registered their approval of it. pointing: to this phase as its most attractive inducement. In this type of training the worker is also student, not only because he goes to school bo-Vsidos, but because he gets grades for the progress that he makes on the job. The local concerns employing the fellows have reported that they are well' satisfied with this setup because of the greater incentive on the pari Jof their apprentices who must not only earn their dollar but must keep up a good rate of advancing knowledge in the trade or business. Lounge, Inn Slated For Improvements Central Auditorium To Be Remodeled For Fun Purposes Temporary plans for improving the college inn and men's lounge conditions, by changing the Central building auditorium into a combination college inn and men's lounge, are now under consideration, according to Pres. Henry Aldous Dixon. The proposed plan will include leveling the auditorium floor, and ' furnishing with a lountain twice the size of the present one. extra tables and chairs, and ping-pong and pool tables to ac commodate the fellows as a tem porary lounge. Old Auditorium The old auditorium ,iVnrh 1-ins lain idle for several years, when rejuvenated will accommodate students from eight a. m. until 10 p. m. if present plans arc followed. The project will cost arouno $10,000 according to rough esti mates on building materials inu fixtures costs available at the present time. Pres. Dixon said that he would appreciate comment from the students of their opinion on what they would like the room to contain, and other details. U of U Students Too Noisy Savs Librarian j (ACP) University ol Utah students are making too much noise in the corridors and study rooms of the library, according to the librarian. Unless a present trend is curbed immediately, a system of six buzzers will be installed in the main reading room. If a buzzer sounds in a given section, the offending students will either "pipe down" or get out. They are wondering if this is a promise or a threat! Study Under Apprentice Program I I d Lowell Sliupe. above, is studying electricity under the veteran apprentice training program. Shape, u veteran of throe jears in the Army is employed by a local electric compan and is one of many veterans gaining experience under the setup. Direct High School Tournament T.p?t m rip-ht Ttiatrner Allred. Pictured a-.)ove in fae iinglish W Todd. Cluster Nilsson was absent when photo was taken Jl ; Faculty Meets To Discuss Building Hans Proposals for a campus and building expansion program at Weber college extending ever the next 10 to 25 years were indorsed at a special session of the college faculty. Directors of the meeting were Dr. Henry Aldous Dixon, president, and Dr. RobertA. Clarke, planning committee chairman. The session was the outcome of a questionnaire submitted earlier to the group. The first unit of construction will be a library administration building; next, a vocational building because of pressing public demands for such training. According to John Benson, night school director, a larger registration for trade training professions indicate the urgent need for this building. Dr. Clarke's group was im-powered to pass upon the feasibility of several suggestions for campus enlargement, which might turn to either distant or adjacent areas. Job Training Wavne Biinuv. P earl Allied. Seated, Marian dep; illCil"- mivi'-.is "1 lilt: nig Two T eachers Returning, One Leaving Two former college instructors, Leland H. Monson and Lorenzo Peterson who have been working towards higher degrees, will return for the spring quarter. Clair Johnson, orchestra instructor, will leave after the quarter. Lorenzo Peterson, who has been writing his dissertation at the University of Utah, will return to Weber college campus in the Spring quarter. President Henry Aldous Dixon reports that he will be connected with the vocational work. His direct assignment will be made after next state school board meeting. Leland H. Monson is returning in the Spring Quarter to head the Humanities department at Weber college. He has been on a sabbatical leave studying towards his Doctor's degree at Stanford University. War Claims Life Of Alumnus Winslow Gardner Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Gardner, 923 Patterson, have learned from the war department their grandson, Lt. Winslow G. Gardner, Weber alumnus, was killed in war action June 1, 1943. He was co-pilot on a B-17 on reconnaissance duty in the New Guinea area. The plane was struck by Japanese fire and exploded in the air. All members of the crew were accounted for except Lt. Gardner. W. G. Gardner was born Nov. 23. 1920, at Menan. Idaho, a son of Ford and Ella Mae Gardner. He moved to Ogden in 1939 and graduated from Weber in 1941. He enlisted in the army air corps in 1942, and left for overseas duty in the fall of that year. H was awarded the air medal and the purple heart. Floyd Champneys New Institute Superintendent Reorganization of the Institute Sunday school has been completed. Officers are as follows: Floyd Champneys. superintendent; Keith Midgley, first councilor, and Lex Malan. sec- ond councilor; LaDona Gam- Robinson. Pauline Edwards, mell. accompanist: Gloria Par- j Jeanette Dursteller, Gloria Parry, chorister; Richard Fan- and , ry. Marion Hickman, and Elaine Earl Slack, receptionists. Smith. an, 1 torance tournament. di-iifvi i ciij Benson J For High Registration - Large summer school enrollment is expected by John Benson, director. A large number cf veterans are expected to take advantage of the GI Bill and attend summer school. The GI Bill entitles them to attend school 12 months out of each year. One hundred new veterans are expected spring quarter with more in the summer. "Many eastern universities are having to turn away veterans due to housing shortage and other conditions and Weber college expects many of these veterans to attend Weber in addition to the regular enrollment," Mr. Benson said. Special Needs In order that Weber college may be in a better position to determine the special needs of veterans and other interested groups, and may be able to meet these needs during the 1946 summer quarter, questionaires were sent out for students to fill in. Enrollment is expected in all courses of study. A list of courses in business, physical, social and life sciences vocations, homemaking, humanities and physical education was presented and a choice of day or evening classes. In addition space was given for the name of a class not listed to be written in. 1000 Questionaires Over 1000 questionnaires have been returned for tabulation and several classes are already assured of heing given. If ton students request a class, it will be given. Mr. Benson said. The faculty for the summer quarter will be recruited from the present Weber college faculty and other who are specialists in their field. Veterans who haven't signed these slips are urged to talk with Mr. Benson. Shirle Chandler Reigns Queen At Sweetheart Dance Miss Shirley Chandler was chosen sweetheart at the dance sponsored by Excelsior's club. STie was chosen from a group of seven by John Powers, nationally known model expert. Shirley was presented with a bouquet of roses and a locket. The other six girls acted as attendants. They are: Marilyn Re Tenth Annual High School Debate, Speeh Meet Scheduled For March 1,2 Clair Johnson Leaves to Teach at USC j Musician To Take Up Duties In Orchestration Clair Johnson, orchestra direc tor will again join the faculty oi the University of Southern Calif ornia as orchestration instructo; for the spring quarter beginning March 4. This class covers the field o.' writing and arranging for sym phony orchestra. It is the science ol the distribution of voices among the many instruments comprising the modern symphony. Mr. Johnson was a member of the faculty at Uni versity of Southern California during the past summer session. When not managing the lecture series or otherwise busy with school problems, his week I ends arc devoted to commercial i arranging for the music publish- ' er, Boosey-Hawkes-Belwin, Inc., of. New York. During the past year such band arrangements as "Reverie," ' by Debussy, "Peter and The Wolf"; "March and Scherzo," by Prokofieff, and "Children's Prayer," from the Opera "Hansel and Gretel," besides his original compositions, have been published. His work for a master's degree was completed at Brigham Young university, after which PTaduate work was taken at Tnil' i Hard School of Music ip New York City, Northwestern university in Chicago, and at Univer sity of Southern California, Los I Angeles, where he is at present j I working on requirements for a , Ph. D. degree with a major in music composition under the : modernist, Ernst Toch. NEWS IN BRIEF New manager of the college inn and book store is Baker Wat-kins, a veteran and alumnus of 1941, who succeeds Mrs. Marjor-ie Strand. Mrs. Strand, who has held the post for more than a year, will continue until June as manager of the lunch counter, according to the report. Reason for her resignation is that her husband is being discharged from the service and she wishes to join him. Watkins, who assumed his duties Feb. 1, spent more than two years in the Pacific theatre in the paymaster's department. o Mrs. Hattie M. Moore, 64, wife of Harvey L. Moore, Weber college storekeeper for a number of years, died Feb. 3 in an Ogden hospital following an operation.She was born Aug. 20, 1881. in Farmington, a daughter of William H. and Helen Hinman Miller. She attended the old Weber academy in 1900 and 1901 and in 1901 was married to Mr. Moore in the Salt Lake LDS temple. She had been active in civic and church work. Survivors are Mr. Moore and five children, including Helen Moore. Weber high school English teacher, also a Weber alumna. Funeral services and burial were conducted in Ogden. o Acting secretary for Dr. Henry Aldous Dixon, school president, is his daughter. Louise. She will continue in the post as successor to Miss Marvel Murphy, who is attending Brigham Young University, Provo, until the appointment of a new secretary in March. Miss Dixon, a Weber Sir ilk ins To Tell Of Arctic Travels Famous British explorer, Hubert Wilkins, will relate hi experiences as an Artic 3xplo; er cn the Weber college plat form March 1. Sir Hubert, who' studied o:: gineering at the Adelaide Schoe of Mines, learned flying in 161' and became an aeronautics photographer. He joined the Arctic exped' tion of Vilhjalmar Stefenson 1 1913, and although he lost hr equipment when his ship sank he stayed with the group and be came second in command. After leaving the expedition h 1917, he joined the Australia! flying corps and gained the rank of captain, and was also decor ated for bravery. Later h commanded the photographs section of the Australian forces in France. He was second i' command of a British Imperia Antarctic expedition in 1920 25 and a naturalist on the final An tarctic expedition, in 1921-22, Sir Ernest Shackleton. He headed a scientific expedj tion cf the British museum ii tropical Australia, which he recorded in "Undiscovered Austra Ira." In 1925' he ,nai his firs; trip to Point Barrow, Alaska, where he intended to fly across the Arctic regions, but due to the fact that his plane was ioo large and too heavy, he was unable to do so. In 1927 he tried again and this time was successful, and he covered a strip cf 520 miles of . land much of which was unexplored. The most outstanding ot his life work, however, and the work for which he was knighted, s his work in submarines in the Arctic ocean. On the Nartilus Arctic submarine expedition n 1931 he made soundings which showed the Arctic ocean io be on the average of three miles deep. .He plans another submarine expedition in Arctic this summer.alumna, plans to marry a1 tha time. o Features of the "Poetry am Rhythm" assembly includet reading of Archbishop Spell man's "Our Sleeping Soldier ; by Alumnus Douglas Stringtel low; recitation of Beliefs "Mountain Whipporwlll" by Pal Jur gens; "Night and Day" plane duet by Beverly Jurgens am LaDonna Gammel; singing o. "Mood Indigo" and "Make Be lieve" by the Musettes. Directing the assembly wor. Floyd (Buzz) Champneys and Lex Malan, who presided. 1 1 Robert H. Croft, 19. son ol Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Croft. 2525 Madi son Ave., has been announce: dead by the Navy after first be ing reported missing at sea September 29, 1945. He enlisted in August, 1944, after having attended Weber college. At Weber, he was active in swimming and assembly presentations.His father taught at Weber for sevcral years before transferring to the U S forest .service but has maintained an active interest in the school and served as president of the alumni association. Other membciis of (he family are also alumni. o The usual procedure nf a Web er college student breaking .-bone at Snow Basin was relaxed last weekend as none has been Invitations Sent To Nearly 70 Local Schools An attendance of more than 100 debaters and speakers is expected for the 10th annual Weber college high school debate and speech tcurnament here March 1 and 2, M. Thatcher Allred, di-recter, reported Tuesday. Invitations have been sent ,o nearly 70 schools. The question will be: Resolved. That every able-bodied male citizen of the United States be required to have one year of full-time military training before attaining the age of 21. Selection of oratorical subjects is optional. Extempore topics will be named from significant public questions under discussion in newspapers and magazines. Experience Abn Aim of the tournament, which was discontinued during the war, is to give a great deal of practical experience In speaking as well as to honor outstanding performers with medals for themselves and cups for their schools, it was pointed out. As a consequence, no limit has been placed upon the number of teams entering from any one school and all teams will debate through four rounds unaffected by wins or losses. Directing the large-scale competition, which will also include extempore and oratory, will be the English department, headed by Miss Marian T. Read. Men's debate will be directed by C. M. Nilsson and women's debate by Mrs. Elizabeth Shaw Stewart, who has aided with previous tournaments. Wayne Bunds will direct extempore and Oratory, Miss Lucy Denning will arrange for judges. Mrs. Pearl Allred and Mrs. Florence Todd WiD supervise other phases of the event. Five Bound Debate Five debate rounds, beginning at 11.T5 a. m. Friday, will be followed by Saturday with tile 2 or three additional rounds required tor selection of winners. Extempore ;md qratory will get underway Saturday at 1:45 p, m; and 8:15 p.' m., respectively. Registration and paymetfl of fees will begin at 9 a, m. Saturday in room 217 of the Moench bldg "Many lo Judge Faculty members, college de-baters and townspeople will co operate In judging. Judges will also include the visiting coaches and in some cases persons brought along by the varirjus schools to act specifically in that capacity. School w in hi- adjourned during the afternoon of March 1, a Friday, so that rooms can be utilized and teachers and students can judge and direct events, according to President Henry Aldous Dixon. In extending a welcome lo all high school students wishing to attend, the president described the tournament as highly beneficial to participants and dated that it jK probably the major single cultural event sponsm-od by Weber college during the school year. reported. There was one minor accident when Louise Earl tried to gtop her toboggan from crashing into a fence and hurt her knee. Snow Basin has come to be a favorite refuge for skiing enthusiasts who wish to get away from their lessons seeking thrills, excitement and exercise. Mrs. Clarlsse Hall has request, ed students to turn in their 1945-Ifi Weber catalogs. There have been so many students registering and so many catalogs taken out that the supply has dwindled, and there is an acute shortage.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1946-02-20, Vol. 9, No. 10|
|Contributors||Associated Students of Weber College; A generous grant from the Utah State Library and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.|
|Description||Weber's current student newspaper, the Signpost, first appeared on September 29, 1937. For two years prior to that time, campus news was disseminated via announcements posted on a bulletin board known as the "Signpost". As a result, the masthead of the first issue of the paper itself featured a rudimentary wooden sign with the title spelled out in rustic-looking letters. Over the years the paper has been published continuously, though the look, size and style has changed several times.|
|Subject||College student newspapers and periodicals; Weber College|
|Publisher Digital||Stewart Library, Weber State University|
|Source||University Archives LD5893.W55 S5, Stewart Library, Weber State University|
|Rights Management||Public Domain. Courtesy of University Archives, Stewart Library, Weber State University.|