The Sunflower, v.46, no.13 (December 5, 1940)
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The Sunflower: Official student newspaper, v.46, no.13, Wichita, Kansas, December 5, 1940. - 4 pages
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Article(s): Vandals of campus are big problem / Bill Hodge -- Camera contest entries are due -- Students compete for speech honors -- Jardine visits four counties for talks -- N.Y. Times carries Wichita grid story -- Debaters to go to Texas U. for annual tourney -- Library shows hobby volumes -- Staples' new home nearing completion -- Army gets new clerk for office -- Society to help new composers -- Army loans plane to C.A.A. students -- Prints for annual picture salon due -- Mexican dancing team to appear next week -- Blue Key plans year of varied campus activity -- Zoologists observe pictures of ocean -- Return play for second appearance -- Halbrook wins pep club prize -- Geologists to hear Pittsburgh speaker -- Staples' paintings are now exhibited -- Enders asserts powerful union is key to peace -- Former teacher called to Army -- Col. Briggs checks local R.O.T.C. unit -- Stadium is awaiting O.K. of president -- Western movies shown at convo -- Plan new courses in summer school -- Logopedics units offer employment -- Facing the issue -- Oliver's travels -- University bulletin -- Collegiate world -- Shocker shots / Boles -- Nylon industry threatens silkworm with W.P.A. job -- Letterheads printed -- W.U. survey in Colorado -- Grad gossip: St. Louis grads organize alumni branch -- Treasurer urges members to pay -- I.S.A. to have monthly dance Friday evening -- Group to honor Moritz Saturday -- Pledges plan benefit -- Script writing is topic for Writan -- McDonald's son returns -- Y.W.C.A. has meeting -- Roundabout the campus / Sue and Josie, the Glamour Ghouls -- Campus groups enliven Christmas season with gay holiday parties -- How to outsmart Old Mother Nature is every campus coeds' nightmare / Gracie Kindsvater -- Boy for Taylors -- Members of Chips honored at party -- Calendar -- Rydjord to speak to civic groups -- Y.W. president receives letter -- McKinley to lecture -- Thirteen members initiated recently -- Sorority pledges to fete actives at dinner affair -- Sorority sponsors party -- Basketball opener set with Baker -- Wran talks on Hull -- Davis to speak -- Creighton wins final game 7-0 -- The dope bucket / Bob Jones -- Opening winter sports to begin intramurals -- Practice begins in volley ball -- Rifle instruction is given to girls -- University girls win hockey game -- Gammas retain keg by victory -- Ramblers win in tennis matches -- Shocker football team records six victories
Photograph(s): Sergeant Huxford. p. 1 -- Camera contestants check in: Phil McVey, associate editor of the 1941 Parnassus, gives last minute instructions to a group of organization representatives about pictures to be entered in the first of three Parnassus picture contests. The representatives are, from left to right - Lorraine Hebbard, Epsilon Kappa Rho; John Clapp, Phi Upsilon Sigma; Mr. McVey; Mary Barclay, Sorosis; and George Robbins, I.S.A. p. 1 -- Stars of Latin-American road show: Señorita Greta Rubio and Col. Ricardo de Escamilla, pictured above, are starred in the concert production "Romance of Old Mexico," to be presented in the university auditorium Wednesday, December 11, at 8 p.m. The presentation is under the auspices of the Spanish club. p. 1 -- Elliott. p. 2 -- Kirkwood at Cornell: Margaret Kirkwood, former student of the university, is now attending Cornell University. While on the University of Wichita campus she was a member of Sorosis sorority and Orchesis dance club. Miss Kirkwood was selected as Phi Beta Chi's "Artist's Model" for 1940. p. 2 -- Writan head: Lloyd Blair, executive secretary of Writan, creative writing club, will preside at the meeting tonight. p. 3 -- Party chairman: Betty Foster, chairman of the dinner at which Delta Omega will honor the actives Monday evening. p. 3 -- Basketball coach: Head basketball coach Bill Hennigh's Shockers face one of the toughest schedules ever attempted by a Wichita team this year. The locals will play such renowned teams as Marshall College, Warrensburg Teachers, Marysville, and the University of Kansas. Hennigh employs a fast breaking offense featuring speed and accuracy. p. 4 -- Jones. p. 4 -- Victorious Gammas: Employing a fast and deceptive offense and a sturdy defense, the Alpha Gamma Gamma football team, pictured above, defeated the Men of Webster 19-0 Thanksgiving morning to run to four their string of consecutive Beer-keg victories. From left to right the players are - Front row - Max McConachie, Jiggs Nelson, Merle Brock, Captain Bob Kirkpatrick, Jim Gardiner, Bob Curry, Dudley Tankersly, Mr. C.C. Sutton, coach. Second row - Jim Ralston, Maurice Curry, Bob Price, Don Dushane, Dick Burton, Bill Burks, Bryan Taylor, John Sooby. Third Row - Paul Hesse, Bill Greider, Bert Lester, Bob Jones, Bob Brown, Bruce Appling, and Pete Rowan. p. 4
"Blue Key says - Safety counts for you. Can we count on you for safety?"