Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1946-04-241
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A Wonderful Time To Ce Alive' President George Arizona Educators Make Survey of Vocational School Arizona School To Change Program With flights totaling 6000 miles behind them, progress minded faculty representatives of Gila Junior college. Thatcher, Ariz., left Ogden recently after completing a tour of the Weber campus and other highly rated vocational schools of the west. The group, which included VV. H. Harlcss, president of Gila col lege. and three department heads, made the survey preliminary to changing the curricu- Vi empnasis ai men scnoot. Emphasis would be changed from university, preparatory instruction to vocational training. Homeward Bound Seeing the party off on the fin. aAleg of its home-bound trip was Dr. Henry Aldous Dixon, Weber president. Mr. Harjess said the Gila representatives regarded the Weber tour as "the climax of our trip." The Arizona educator stated lhat Weber "has really done hat il has a national reputation for doing." He indicated that bis school plans to use many of the ideas and techniques observed in working out ihe change-over at Gila. Mr. Harless explained thai 'rtlla has heretofore been jniver. .Continued on Page 2) The Readers' l)ri Jest By Heed Anderson .Wi' were busy in the library tile other day. making sail plane with the pages of a Look magazine. The fellow seated across from us was the intellectual lype. He was making his. sailplanes from "Time." ijWc were really waiting fcr il to stop raining, so we could go down to the Ogden Theatre and see chapter 12 of "he Monster and the Ape." "In order to master the Chinese language." it says here. i-oii must know at least 2000 characters." Let's see now. the enrollment at Weber this quarter is 710. That leaves us 1290 to go. Bcb Conroy tells us he's having a lot of trouble with Botany !cms Dr. Miner told him to observe local wild life in his spare time. "Makes it darned hard studying all day, then Wasatch-ing all night.' says Bob. We were in the C. I. yesterday. Vid were darned near scared to death by a student who rushed in and ordered a beer: And in a loud voice, too. A friend of ours had a birthday las( week, so we made him R cake. Il was coming along fine Aitil we tried to write "Happy Birthday" on it. We smashed it trying to get it into the typewriter.Let us know what you think of Ibis column, will ya. huh? 'ite really do worry about it a 6t. In fact, we can't even sleep in English. Andy.... Albert Smith Homeward Bound Mr. W. H. Harless, president of Gila Junior College, Thatcher, Arizona, and Dr. Henry Aldous Dixon, President of Weber College are shown at Ogden airport prior to Mr. Harless' departure for home. Ninety One Named To Weber College Honor Roll The following named students are the high honor students at Weber college for the spring quarter: Norman Allen. Eugene Atkinson, Rex Bachman, Marian Blaylock, Ruth Jean Bott, Dee L. Brown. Lionel J. Chambers, Elaine Cook, Verl Cook, Joan Fair. Marilyn Farr, Richard Farr, Neil S. Gaily, Myrene Greenwell. Grant Hepworth. Ha. mai Haroshi. John H. Lott, Hy-lda Olley. Marjorie Osmond. Af-ton N. Shearer. Vera Sherwood. Carlisle Smith, Jesse E. Spen cer, Frank Wilkinson. Norma Wright, Marilyn Robinson. The following named students are the honor students during the spring quarter: Ruth Dixon. Gloria Parry, Ar. lene Briem, Wayne Cashmore. Okiko Onishi. Joe Oberhofev. Shirley Stark. Karl L. Thedell. Newell L. Sainsbury. Melba SharlesWOIth, Shirley Barnett. Kimball Belnap. Harold Rich, ards, Gilbert Shipley. Jed B. Wooley. Loretta Tatro. Alfred Parker, Kenneth Randall, Iris Record Easter Crowd Turn-away crowds flocked to Weber's Institute of ! Religion on Easter Sunday to hear a special message from President George Albert Smith of the Church of j esus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Attendance was estimated to be near the 1000 mark, with many standing, and others unable to get inside the ouiiding. The venerable leader told his colorful audience they were :' . . . the finest looking group of young men and 'oi,niE !i CHARM CALENDAR Tonight Fashion show and tea L. R. Samuels Friday Cow Milking Contest 11:00 a. m. Pasteurized Prom 9 p. m Kunzler, Edward Anderson. Max ' Berry essa, Ora Jean Heslop, Vern Koldwyn. Leslie Albert Cole, William M. Johnson, Kath-ryn Rogers, Meriam Jenkins. Haruto Kato, James V. Alber-tano, Dalene Baldwin, Theresa Eckcnbrecht, Daniel Larkin, Kenneth Larsen. Dee Mildon. Thair J. Payne, Russell Mad-dock, Earl Shaw, Shirley Chandler, Robert Odenthal. Robert Todeschi. Norman Woorifield. Helen James. Kathryn Ingebret-sen, Robert E. Woods. Jean Richards. Verna Bess Ferrell. Shirley Jean Gardiner. Shirley Welch. John Dean Campbell. Richard Berry. Richard Brann, Esther Grinstead (special). Er-ma Fowers. Harry Stalling. Judy Rooker. Arthur L. John son. Allen Douglas. Janet Broad, bent. Alice J. Gardner. Gerald Keogh, Paul H. Krumperman. Carole Osmond. Gloria Phinney. Constance Reid. Richard Herri ck. The total number of honor students is 91, the largest group in recent years. , i tSJEC. 562 V. L. It. W e & narmers Charmers Of Ti . . ; , . "V : . ...... .r . . . Ruth Bartonelli and Helen Tolliver relax on a Moench lawn, enjoying the advent of languid spring weather and looking charming in commemoration of Weber's an- lial Charm Week. More Charm Pictures on Page Three. A.W.S. Attempt To Make VV. C. Charm Conscious Weber Will Offer Full Ouarler In Summer Session A full quarter of college work will be offered Weber college students during the 1946 summer session, according to John Benson, director of the college night school. Courses in Engineering, Pre-Med. Mathematics, Geology and business are being planned. In addition to those other classes in the Arts and Scieces, as well as vocation subjects will be in-eluded.A course in education will be offered to teachers of Weber County. This course will be taught in cooperation with one of the state senior colleges. Mr. Benson pointed out that the program is tenative, and awaits final approval by the state board of education. "This is the most extensive summer session we have ever attempted." he further stated. Instructor Avows Tolerant View Recounting the classic of the school teacher who went into the heart of the Montana sheep country and get off to a wooly start by pronouncing ewe after the manner ee We, Mrs. Florence Todd of the English staff revealed one on herself the other day. Seems she was writing the name of a well known Utah religious sect on the blackboard and spelled it "Morman.' Mrs. Tcdd is a Presbyterian herself hut vows that she is not constitutionally opposed to spell, ing the names of other religious in the conventional manner. Hears President George Albert Smith young women I have seen," and encouraged them to remember the promises made to the worthy and to renew Thar determination to live worthy lives. "This is a wonderful time to be alive, and we are fortunate, indeed, to live here among these beautiful mountains- We should manifest our appreciation to be alive," the president continued. "We are all children of God, and Jesus Christ has made it possible for us to live again in the presence of our n WEDNESDAY, lis Seas c ii Associated Women Students this week are sponsoring their traditional charm week. In Keeping with a custom originated ten years ago and which has continued each year since that time, one week of the school year is devoted to making Weber coeds charm conscious. Because of a full calendar, Weber Students Find Success On The Outside Among the former debate students of Weber is John Nelson. While at Weber John traveled to Oklahoma to take honors in one of the big tournaments of that time. Also he debated with Will Rogers Junior. At the present time Mr. Nelson is a Bishop of an Oakland L. D. S. Ward. Former student of Weber now studying at the University of California is Woodfuff Deem. At the present Woodruff is in the army studying the Chinese language. After finishing his course of the language he will be. sent to China to serve with the armed service. Wayne Anderson manager and part owner of the newShak-R-Malt Co. will long remember his college life at Weber. Among these memories will be the basketball games between Ogden high and Weber, at the time Weber was also a high school. After one of those competitive games difficulties arose. To' return the tricks lhat Weber had played on Ogden high. Ogden took Dr. Rich's Milch cow into the Moench' building tied it to the fountain. Yes he will long remember his school life. Kay Virginia Blaes, former student at Weber Junior college, class of '40. was recently appointed a stewardess by Western Air Lines. Los Angeles. As stewardess for Western. Miss Blaes will fly on DC-4s over 1800 miles of routes in nine west- crn states and Canada. C- o APRIL 24, 1946 ! charm week and print dress week have been combined, both being sponsored by A. W. S. I Colorful mints have been ihe mode around the campus for the past few days and will continue to be for the balance of the week. A special program, which be gan Monday in the Women's lounge at 3:30 p. m. with a demonstration by Mrs. Ruby Wheelwright explaining the latest trends in make-up, is now under way. Tonight at 7:30 a fashion show and tea will be presented by L. R. Samuels' clothing store of Ogden. Women students have been invited to bring their mothers to this affair. As a climax to the week, a print dress dance will be held in the Weber college ballroom Friday night. Prexy Presents Story Of His Life The life story of President H. A. Dixon was presented on the KLO feature "Home Folks" on Monday. April 15. The story revealed that the popular president of Weber college was not always an educator. and has had considerable exper- ience in banking. It was shown also that young "Aldous" was: indeed a typical boy and quite a romatntic young man. It was Mrs. Dixon who encouraged her husband to work for his doctor's degree. Prior to taking over the presidency of Weber. Dr. Dixon serv. ed as superintendent of Provo City schools'. : He is a director of the Federal I Reserve Bank of Salt Lake City Father." The existence of resurrected beings has been proved in our own time, and the beauties of the Earth at their best do not begin to compare with that which awaits the faithful," he added. , Others who took iart were LaDonna Gammell, Margaret Malan, Superintendent Floyd Champneys, Jennings Olsen, John Vernieu, Marian Lois Smith, Willi Wynn, and J. Clair Anderson's Musettes. "We are more than satisfied with the success of the event," said Dr. Grant 0. Cook. Institute Director. Students Name Ten Candidates For Final Vote Board of Control Rules Extra Ballots Could Not Effect Final Result By Richard Bingham Election officials Monday announced the candidate field for student body officers for the 1946-1947 school year has been narrowed to two candidates for each office. According to the announcement, final balloting will begin early Thursday morning and will continue through out the school day. Results of primary elections revealed that Ernia 'Bingham and Jack Critchlow remain in the race for the office of president. Both are well qualified for the position and have been active in college activities since their return from service. Vice-President Weber Presents Assembly For Aggie Faculty As a part of an exchange of programs. Weber College Monday presented a faculty sponsor ed program before the Utah State Agricultural college 'acul ty at Logan, according to Ralph S. Gray, chairman of the college committee. Featured number was an address of greeting by Dr. Heno A. Dixon, Weber president. Mrs Pearl Allred gave a review o' the best seller, "The Egg and I" by Betty McDonald. The event was also in the na lure of a social and will be dup. Heated by the Logan faculty at a later date. Dr. Daryl Chase was the master of ceremonies. Fifty members of the faculty participated in the event. Weber students also cooperated in rendering musical numbers from Frimls "Vagabond King". Bernard Quinn. Edna Mae Norda and Elaine Stoker were soloists under direction of Dr. Grant Cook Weber Music Advisor.Special Election Broadcast Planned Tomorrow (Thursray) at 2:30 Weber college takes the air for a special election day broadcast. Highlight of the half-hour variety show will be interviews of all candidates in Weber's student body elections. Drama, news, and music will be included In the program, which will be broadcast from the college auditorium. Students are encouraged o attend. This broadcast is one of a scr- ies being presented every other Thursday by the college radio class, under the direction of a student planning committee, of which Blake Storey is chairman. Others on the committee an Jeanette Wilkinson and Bruci McKay. Mr. Wayne Bundy Is faculty advisor to the group. Storey revealed that plans ire underway to reactivate the col lege radio guild. Interested persons are advised to watch for in-nouncemenls concerning this event. NUMBER 14 ay I Karma Hinehcllffe and Janice Shupe will compete for the office of vice-president. Both are well known around the campus and both have had previous experience In student body affairs. Miss Hinehcllffe wasvice-president of the student body at Central Junior high andvice-president of the Senile class at Weber high last year. Secretary Contending for the position of secretary are Mary Bingham ar,d Shirley Chandler, bolh of whom are well known and liked around the campus. In a case of male vs. female, Marilyn Robinson Bob McAllister will be the candidates for treasurer. In close competition for the title of business-manager are Blake Storey and Lex Malan. Meagre Ballot Upon tabulation of the returns in the primary elections, officials found only fifty percent of .Continued on Page 2) 'Bug' Bewilders C. 1. Patrons By Connie Held Bewildered fares and shocked eyes followed It into that beehive of campus activities the Cl I, What was It- -this mnnstor and how did it dare enter this room where nothing stranger, more freakish, than college stu ,dents had ever trod. Desecrating this studious abode, it waved its four arms wildly, moving about on its two pairs of strangely nils-mated legs. Above Its durk green, shin ing body were two heads which emitted noises vaguely familial' to regular patrons of the c I Further investigation revealed that the "hug" was none other nan Yelgdim and Carlos ("I've een sick") MartlndeU poured ogether into one raincoat. It seems that the weather was wet. The boys wished to remain dry. And with only one raincoat between the two, they put their little heads together and ended up all together - in one coat. How they got out Is still the biggest question on the campus.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1946-04-24, Vol. 9, No. 14|
|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.|