The Sunflower, v.48, no.08 (November 12, 1942)
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The Sunflower: Official student newspaper, v.48, no.8, Wichita, Kansas, November 12, 1942 - 8 pages
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Article(s): Alpha Gams and Alpha Taus lead scholastically -- Parnassus pix schedule issued -- Lt. W. M. Mikesell puts recruits 'through the mill' -- Dean Neff is area director -- New schedule of classes for next semester -- Student Council appoints Hesse -- Croft to head personnel work -- Who's Who chooses 23 from W.U. -- Writan to meet Sunday evening -- A number of university students attended the state Y.W. conference held in Emporia, November 6 to 8 -- Fine arts students form ensembles -- Mathematics Club chooses officers -- Seversky will be honored at dinner -- Roundabout the campus / Malone(y)'s Baloney -- Hekhuis to speak at Y.W. meeting -- Omega Upsilon to give 'jinx dance' -- Grimmett talks to education classes -- Home Economics group has dinner -- Marriage dates of students revealed -- Alpha Tau Sigma is campus first Greek organization -- W.R.A. to honor pledges at dinner -- Websters to have an old-time barn dance tomorrow -- Bob Tyler likes training school -- Commercial Club meets Wednesday -- Kappa Delta Pi has breakfast meeting -- Herbert King will speak at Friends -- Men's fashions this year are to follow conservation policy -- Matrix will hold pledging services -- Pi Alpha Pi will have paddle party -- Pouliot to present musical programs -- Loyal to Kansas - why not? -- Morning classes increased -- It's here - gas rationing -- Shocker shots / Olberding -- Alumni must pay dues this week -- Typed on a Wednesday / Dick Gavitt -- University bulletins -- Jerry Preston heads varsities -- College men teach air bombardiering -- Wall speaks at state meetings -- With Shockers fighting for Uncle Sam -- Rationing of gas halts bus stops -- Orson Welles has new radio feature -- Beard-growing fad predicted as result of W.P.B. order -- Jardine to speak to university girls -- Craft work shop in Morrison Hall -- Students harvest crops in contest -- Shocker opponent is Southwestern outfit in stadium Saturday -- Handball matches to start Nov. 19 -- Weights favor Moundbuilders -- Reserve officers needed by Army -- Hodge goes to Army Air Corps -- Graham and Binford attract El Dorado players to Wichita / Kelly Sowards -- Rivals meet here for 35th contest -- Stars to battle boys from home town -- Shockers beat Emporia State as frosh shine -- Gammas and Phi Sigs battle Monday in title intramural grid tilt -- Brock enters final rounds -- Binford announces opening varsity basketball schedule -- Sports / Martin N. Perry -- Parnassus has picture contest -- David Wire is awarded Bartell honor pin for '42 -- Jardine to speak at I.R.C. meeting -- Directory is on sale this week -- Compact drive for scrap is sponsored -- Freshmen may enlist in reserve -- Honorary colonel hinges on uniform -- Second C.P.T. group finishes -- Seversky to be speaker Nov. 25 -- Late train delays W.U.-Emporia game for 15 minutes -- University group gives first play
Photograph(s): Neff heads commission: Dean Frank Neff, head of the College of Business Administration, has been appointed director of the War Manpower Commission for this area. He has been granted a leave of absence. p. 1 -- Receives appointment: Dr. Albert E. Croft, head of the sociology department at the University, was appointed yesterday morning as director of training of personnel for the War Labor Board in Washington, D.C. He has been granted a leave of absence from the University. p. 1 -- Tireless boys push rumbuggy: Pushing their '22 model gasless buggy, these boys illustrate what will happen when Mr. Average Student uses up his 3.7 gallons of gas each week. Caught away from the familiar parking lot, Jim McBride, Bob Burnett, Bill Ellis, and "Smiley" Overby try to get it to the frat house to stay until the next allotment is given. p. 2 -- Dance chairman: Putnam Haddox is chairman of the Webster fraternity barn dance which is to be given Friday night, November 13, in the Henrion Gym. The Varsity Crew will play for the dance from 9 to 12. Assisting the chairman is George Taylor and James Wilson. p. 3 -- Dick Gavitt. p. 4 -- New varsity chairman: Jerry Preston, Phi Upsilon Sigma, was named varsity chairman this week to replace Jack Greene, who is now in the Army. p. 5 -- Yazel wins wings: Charles Yazel, Jr., former University student, won his Navy "Wings of Gold" and was commissioned an ensign in the Naval Reserve. p. 5 -- 200 pounds of tackle: One of the mainstays of Ralph Graham's forward line, Paul Stout, 200-pound Shocker tackle, will be on the starting line up against the Southwestern Moundbuilders in Shocker Stadium Saturday. p. 6 -- 220 pound fullback: Heaviest man on Southwestern's team and heaviest man on the field of Shocker Stadium Saturday will be Vic Bland, pile-driving Builder fullback. p. 6 -- Parnassus picture candidates: Parnassus picture prince and princess candidates were announced this week by sororities, fraternities, and the Independent Students' Association. The deadline for the Parnassus picture contest is December 1. Candidates are from left to right seated are Marg LeCocq, Alpha Tau; Charlotte Plumley, Pi Kap; Priscilla Hoehle, Kappa Rho; Ruth Mayfield, Delta Omega; and Roberta Cornwell, I.S.A. Standing from left to right are Bill Hattan, Phi Sag; Bob Willis; Webster; Renetta Wertz, Sorosis; Bill Berkowitz, I.S.A.; and Joe Rowley, Pi Alph. p. 8