The Sunflower, v.46, no.29 (April 10, 1941)
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The Sunflower: Official student newspaper, v.46, no.29, Wichita, Kansas, April 10, 1941. - 4 pages
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Article(s): Delta Sigma Rho invites university to become member -- Students to go to conference -- Ver Wiebe attends geology convention -- Sorosis nominee is chosen queen of bus system -- Scouts to meet here next week -- Y.W. directs convocation for Easter -- Officers plan U.S. inspection of R.O.T.C. unit -- Blue Key group to give banquet -- Drive for Chinese aid closes today -- Whitehand play to be presented April 17, 18, 19 -- Seniors to check Parnassus lists -- World's Easter customs are not always religious -- Students must sign for forum -- Nation on verge of renaissance in art, culture -- Symphony concert planned -- Pep club's candidates are named -- Sorosis, Gammas win scholarship prizes for year -- Library selects books for Easter -- Anderson, Melcher are candidates for May Queen honors -- Branch to give medical exams -- Local riflemen seek high rating -- Stratton plays with Stokowski -- Facing the issue -- University bulletin -- Oliver's travels -- Collegiate world / Associated Collegiate Press -- Shocker shots / Boles -- Typed on a Wednesday - Jay McShann represents new kind of Negro music / Fred Higginson -- Grad gossip: Los Angeles alumni plan spring banquet -- Roundabout the campus / Josie College -- Milbourn to be guest -- New officers to be named at Wheaties dance -- Home economics plans election -- Chinese student talks to 'Y' groups -- D.O. will sponsor 'Blue Moon Bridge' -- Gammas to hold evening benefit -- Journalism dinner scheduled for May -- Joint cabinets to attend state 'Y' conference -- Y.W. girls observe 'Go-to-Church Day' -- Independents plan spring semi-formal -- Men to plant trees -- Hold second home track meet today -- Shocker coach is former cub -- Softball opens season Tuesday -- Charley horse chatter / Bill Mandle -- Huxford records free throw win -- Shocker golfers leave next week for ten-day trip -- Gym gems / Frances Blume -- Horse reports reasons for Coach Ely's success / Gleason Seaman -- Entry lists due in spring sport
Photograph(s): Charles is queen: Vivacious Betty Ruth Charles, Sorosis candidate, was yesterday selected 1941 queen of the Wichita Transportation System. p. 1 -- Wheaties to vote April 17: Tommy Hartman, Pi Kappa Psi, and Virginia Lee Williams, Sorosis, are candidates for the presidency of Wheaties, women's pep club. The election will be held next Thursday morning in the rotunda of the Administration Building. p. 1 -- Frances Anderson: Miss Anderson is president of Pi Kappa Psi, a member of student council, Wheaties, Wheaties board, and has also been secretary of her sorority. She is a member of the Shocker party. p. 1 -- Lorraine Melcher: Miss Melcher is vice-president of Sorosis, a member of W.R.A., vice-president of the Newman club, secretary of the home economics club, and treasurer of Alpha Epsilon commercial sorority. She is a member of the Campus party. p. 1 -- Gerald Branson: Mr. Branson is president of Phi Lambda Psi and is a member of Whock Club and Alpha Phi Omega, scouting fraternity. He has also been a member of the Men's Pan Hellenic council. He is a member of the Campus party. p. 1 -- Malcolm Nicholson: Mr. Nicholson is president of Phi Upsilon Sigma, a member of men's glee club, Minisa Chorus, A Capella Chorus, and the university men's quartet. He has been a member of Pan Hellenic council and has been president and vice-president of Y.M.C.A. He is a member of the Young Republicans club, University Players, and Blue Key, and is also active in intramural sports. He is a member of the Shocker party. p. 1 -- Vote for Frances Anderson for May Queen; vote for Malcolm Nicholson for chancellor. p. 2 -- Higginson. p. 2 -- Krug officer: Orland Harry Krug, '40, is an officer at Jefferson City Barracks in Missouri. At the university M. Krug was a member of Pi Alpha Phi fraternity, and graduated from the College of Liberal Arts. p. 2 -- Bunnies won't tell: These two early Easter egg hunters, Jean Kindel and Margaret Noble, gaze with amazement on what "Stoop" of the bacteriology department has evidently laid just to get into Easter spirit. Oh well, rabbits will be rabbits. p. 3 -- Betty Ruth Charles, Sorosis sorority: Miss Betty Ruth Charles, whose good qualities typify the service of the Transportation company, was chosen from a group of six university girls, one representing the I.S.A. and each of the campus sororities. Selection was made by six of the city's outstanding citizens at a luncheon in honor of the girls, in the Sunflower Grill of the Hotel Lassen at noon yesterday. Judging was based on personality, beauty, voice, posture, hands and hair and was unusually difficult because all organizations had such outstanding candidates representing them this year. p. 3 -- Mandle. p. 4 -- Looking 'em over: With over 75 candidates for B.D.O.C. to consider, Betty Jane Roberts, Sorosis, Frances Anderson, Pi Kap, Florence Fitzwilliam, Kappa Rho, Rose Marie Marshall, D.O., and Jean Braly, Alpha Tau, are digging into the task of selecting B.D.O.C. for 1941. The girls, presidents of their sororities, are the impartial judges of Harvey Bros., third annual B.D.O.C. contest. Their final choice will be given $50 in clothing by the Harvey Clothing Co. p. 4
"W.S.S.F. says - Swap luxuries for lives, help us raise $50,000 for Chinese students"