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WORTHY OPPONENTS Weber Will Host High School Contest One thousand high school students will invade the Upper and Lower Campuses of Weber College on February 25 and 26 for the 19th annual Weber College-High School Forensic Tournaments. 1 V Leland Monson . . . He heads debate tournament here. Weber Students Pay L .ess Than Some For School, Living Weber College students pay less than half the national average of $1500 for school ana living expenses, a survey taken last year revealed this week. Students questioned spent an average of $40 on books and supplies. Some got by with $5, others went as high as $70. Seventy students were questioned in the survey and of that (Continued on Page 2, Column 3) r VOLUME XVIII Polio Symptoms Are Similar To Common Cold Sharon Larison (Note: The facts in these and succeeding articles are from the health forums sponsored by WC, Weber County Medical Association, Ottden City School Board, I'SAC Extension Service, and the Standard-Examiner.) Early symptoms of POLIO are like those of the ordinary cold running nose, sorethroat and those apparent in intestinal flu. Also nausea and headache may be symptoms. When muscle weakening, neck stiffness and difficulty in swallowing are noticed it may be diagnosed as polio, but not definitely until these symptoms ap-HospitalizationSuspected cases should be hospitalized to remain on the safe side. However, life should go on (Continued on Page 2, Column 2) Mr. Leland H. Monson is chairman of the entire tournament and he will.be assisted by the college faculty. Several Schools Several schools from Idaho are entering the tournament besides about 25 from Utah from as far south as St. George and as far north as Smithfield. The men's A Division is on the lower campus with headquarters in the gymnasium under the direction of C. M. Nilsson and Grant Reese. The men's B Division is in Building 3 and 4 under the direction of Robert Mickelson. Women's Division The Women's Division, under the direction of L. C. Evans, is in Buildings 1, 2 and 3. Extemporaneous and Oratory speaking will be handled by Thatcher Allred and H. E. D. Red-ford.Mr. Carl Green will meet all the guests and judges and will assist with the men's tournament. Debate Judges Business and professional people from the community, members of the faculty; and college student debaters will be the judges. Mr. Monson said, "The business and professional people have been extremely loyal in helping to promote activities at Weber College." He went on to say, "President Miller and Dean Clark also give their undivided support in helping to make the tournament asuccess." OGDEJf, UTAH, FEBRUARY 11, Cellar Theatre Play February 21 Sharon Harris Love making, snake collecting, candy making, xylophone playing, eating cornflakes and watermelon together, and the operation of a printing press all go to make up the play "You Can't Take It With You", which will be presented in Cellar Theatre during the week starting February 21. The play, a three-act comedy, written by Moss Hart and George Kaufman was produced as a movie, and is the story of the Sycamore family. Each member of the family believes in doing things just as he pleases, and living his life in his own way without thought or care of the outside world. Mixed in, here and there, is a Russian ballet dancing teacher, a Russian princess, a drunken actress, an internal revenue man trying to collect back taxes of 24 years, and a colored maid and her boy friend. Altogether it appears to be quite a state of hilarity and confusion. Let Me Call You Sweetheart Candidates who are vying for "Sweethearts" are Bruce Jones, Phil Shorten, Carole Vee Robinson, Ray Ward, Pat Olsen, Rozanne Geary, Doyle Huber, Joan Hillis, Jack Stacey and Lorraine Corry. Cast for Opera Has Been Chosen Vill Be Given From March 3 to 5 The cast for "Roberta," Weber C.'s annual opera, has been chosen. Tryouts were held Jan. 12, with the following students coming out on top. Robert Whiting will play Billie, "The Hoofer". Jim. Anderson, as Huck Haines, "The Crooner"; Helen Starley as Sophie Teale, "The Debutante"; Jean Nebeker as Mrs. Teale; Heber Jentzsch as John Kent, "The Fullback'.' 1955 NUMBER 8 Mr. Redford Directs The play is directed by a newcomer to Weber College, Mr. H. E. D. Redford, and the cast includes Verl Brower as Tony Kirby, Allen Fleming as Mr. Kirby, Ilsa Jean Hull as Essie, Ron Ingalls as Mr. De Pinna, Lerene Richards as Alice, Ronald Smout as Grandpa, Colleen Tarns as Mrs. Kirby, Ther-ald Todd as Ed, Darwin Van de-Graff as Mr. Kolenkhov, Doris Van deGraff as Penny, Sharon Wallace as Gay Wellington, Don Warner as Henderson, Mark Wood as Paul, Marianne Wood as Olga, Nolan Jones as Donald, and Hollis Youngblood as Rheba. " r More Characters Darlene Perkins will play Schar-venka; "The Star Customer"; Dolores Anderson as Aunt Minnie, Roberta; Zack Stephens as Ladis-law, the Doorman; Joan Van Wagoner as Stephanie, assistant to Roberta;' and Edward Peterson as Lord Henry. Norene Clark will play Sidonie, the stylist; Janet Hadley as Marie; Reed Mann as Leroux, the Solicitor; and Carma Johnson as Luella, the Model. Heading Committees Those in charge of the event and heading committees are: Glenn L. Hansen, general chairman and director; Clair W. Johnson, coordinator; Delmar Dickson, orchestra director; E. Carl Green, stage director and dramatic director. Bessie Mumford, costume director; Walter R. Buss, stage equipment and operation director; Victor C. Hancock, business manager; Laurence J. Burton, publicity and tickets; C. M. Nelsson, souvenir program; and Marva Gregory, ushering. Students are to be chosen to help on each committee in the near future. With a great portion of the student body and faculty working on it, "Roberta" should be a great success. Attention, Track Men Dr. Clair L. Anderson would like all men who are interested in this year's track team to report to the gymnasium February 15 at 4 p.m. Royalty Will Be Revealed Joan Forsgren Sweethearts, the tunnel of love and cupid's colors, red and white, will center around one of the most fascinating evenings of the year, the Sweetheart Ball, tonight at 9 p.m. in the Weber College ballroom, featuring Ralph Byer's orchestra. This dance is sponsored jointly by Otyokwa and Excelsior. Harry Brandt, Head Casting Director of 20th Century Fox will choose by their pictures the king and queen of the ball. They will be announced at intermission, with the spotlight shining on the two; the sisters of Otyokwa will join together and sing to the king, "Sweetheart of Otyokwa." Excelsior will present the queen with a gift. Candidates Candidates from O. T. are Lorraine Corry, Rozanne Geary, Joan Hillis, Pat Olsen, and Carol Vee Robinson. Candidates from "E" are Doyle Huber, Bruce Jones, Phil Shorten, Jack Stacey and Ray Ward. White dinner jackets and matching bow ties will be worn by hosts, the big "E" men, and hostesses, Otyokwa, will wear flowers on their wrists. Chairmen Committee chairmen are: decorations, Kay Knight and Kent Wheeler; publicity, Lorraine Corry and Richard Wood; planning, Karen Hansen; judges, Dale Gus-taverson and Luwanna Harris; banquet, Charlene Wood; orchestra, Frank Odd. Presidents of the two clubs are Roger Cook and Sally Jeppson. The dance is $1.50 per couple, semi-formal dress, and corsages are not in order. Community Theatre Ends Tomorrow Mite The second performance of "There Shall Be No Night" will be presented in the college auditorium tonight at 8:15 p.m. The play, directed by Thatcher Allred, was given last night and will end tomorrow night. Members of Cast Members of the cast are: T. M. Hilton, Thelma Willey, Joe Williams, Ray Fielding, Therald Todd, Sharon Wallace, Dean Hurst, Don McKay, Jay Jensen, Jerry Monroe, Harry Barker, Dick Terry, Warren Rutherford, Colleen Miller and Sally Jeppson. The play is set in Helsinki, Finland, beginning in 1938. It deals with the Russian invasion of Finland. The story centers around Dr. Kaarlo Valkonen, aworld-famous neurologist "a man of great faith" in humanity. Growing Crisis The growing world crisis tends to destroy this faith, leading him to believe that civilization is destroying itself. Yet, in spite of personal tragedy, the way the people around him react to the crisis convinces him that his faith in civilization is justified and that "there shall be no night."
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1955-02-11, Vol. 18, No. 8|
|Contributors||Associated Students of Weber College|
|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.|