The Sunflower, v.52, no.25 (April 10, 1947)

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The Sunflower: Official student newspaper, v.52, no.25, Wichita, Kansas, April 10, 1947. - 12 pages

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Article(s): Alpha Gams to sponsor final varsity -- Military ball is April 18 -- Institute Saturday classes -- Constitution up for vote by students -- Williams scores 482 in rifle competition -- Dr. Hekhuis attends Chicago meeting of college professors -- Senior voice recital features Keith Kerr -- No classes held Friday -- Dr. Jardine sails Friday -- Phi Sigs entertain at veteran's hospital -- Job well done -- Veterans' news / Harold A. Smith -- Grad gossip / Mickey McCoy -- Sunflower presents proposed constitution set-up -- Field trip taken by geology students -- ROTC detachments celebrate Army Day parading downtown -- W.R.A. votes on officers -- Work begins on buildings -- Sweater Girl to be named -- Roundabout the campus -- Installation honors new Y.W. officers -- Field representative discusses insurance at meeting of Icarus -- Plans for 'Play Day' being made by W.R.A. -- University women attend athletic meet -- Name new secretary to dean of women -- Spring party is Saturday -- Tracksters run-off with home honor -- High tribute paid Linwood Sexton by Hutcherson YMCA -- W.U. riflemen place in national tourney -- High school meet Friday -- City rooters meet here -- Coach orders 'full scrim' -- Shocker sidelights / Dean Campbell -- W.U. opens Valley golf, tennis play -- Women hold conference -- Faculty members keep busy attending education meets -- Independents attend national convention
Photograph(s): Colonel [Eileen] Cerney. p. 1 -- Constitution committee of the Student Council which recently completed work on the revision of the old constitution is pictured above. From left to right, seated, Dorothy Hodgson, Thornton Anderson, and Mary Lou Hobson, chairman. Standing, at left, Bob Fidler and Dick Elving. p. 1 -- Rehearsing for "Petticoat Fever" are several members of the cast. The students and the characters they portray include, from left to right: Doug Conrad, Charlana Taylor, Eddie Sisk, Betty Heft, Tony Holloway, and Walter Mulliken. Not pictured are Jimmie Kemper, who plays Kimo and two Eskimo dancing girls, not as yet selected. p. 1 -- Dr. Benjamin Schwartz, minister at the College Hill Methodist Church, is pictured above, was the speaker at the Easter convocation held in the University Auditorium. p. 3 -- Lois Carpenter, secretary to President W. M. Jardine and instructor in the journalism department, was married Tuesday to Alanson Foreman at the Hillside Christian Church. p. 5 -- Members of the University track team are pictured as follows: seated, left to right, Lallement, Roberts, Jolley, Murray, Alley, Bill Smith, Evans, Anderson, Hearn. Standing, left to right, Les Needham, trainer, Elliott, Hyter, Phillips, Barnthous, Gilbert, Hazen, Barkman, Oder, McCaslin, Southard, Nichols, Younger, Gibson, Douglas, Ramsey, Lewis, Donaldson, Konecny, Hornbaker, and Ab Bidwell, coach. p. 6 -- Byron S. Chapell: Chairman, Downtown Quarterback Club. p. 7
Includes Collegiate Digest, volume and issue unknown: Photograph(s): Faculty and student body cooperated at Michigan State College to publicize the campaign for contributions to the World Student Service Fund. Mrs. Isabelle L. [ineligible], counselor for women, shines the shoes of Jack Cawood, member of the varsity basketball team. p. 9 -- It flies so high: Using a Japanese balloon found in Oregon during the war, Donald Piccard, University of Minnesota, soars skyward with the dual purpose of testing equipment and promoting the sport of free ballooning. In circle below he is shown boarding the newly designed aluminum basket. p. 9 -- Dr. Walter Robert operates the only coronograph in the United States at the observatory jointly maintained by the University of Colorado and Harvard 11,500 feet above sea level in Colorado. p. 9 -- Sandwich salesmen: Sandwiches are sold in Connecticut college dormitories by a group of enterprising students. Sally Carpenter (center), one of the originators of the big business, gaily hawks her wares for customers, Barbara D. Witte and Betty Warnken. p. 9 -- On the changing sports scene: Only a memory is this snow scene photographed during a toboggan party at Lawrence College, Appleton, Wisc. Bruce Larson (center foreground), long-winded varsity cager admitted to Haleen Meyer, "It's a long way up!" p. 10 -- John Gibson, Rutgers University, delivers ice to the married students living at Hillside Campus where he and Mrs. Gibson live in one of the 100 trailers provided by the university. p. 10 -- Harry Wilcoxen, Bradley University, scored seven baskets out of seven shots. p. 10 -- Sailing, sailing: Spring thaw finds collegiate sailing back in the sports picture and competition such as this close finish caught at a Wisconsin-Michigan regatta. p. 10 -- Tor Idlund, Beloit College, is shown flashing his last lap sprint. p. 10 -- Chet Dembroske, Westminster College, drops a basket that played an important part in Westminster's 59-55 win. p. 10 -- These three members of the University of Florida glee club are literally singing for tuxedos in the club's current drive to find formal dress for its 86 members. p. 11 -- Fly time: These seven students find their course in fly tying and fly casting at the Pennsylvania State College so engrossing, they keep on working after class. p. 11 -- Veterans on the campus of the University of North Dakota formed a strong lobby in the state legislature as they appeared before the House and Senate Appropriations Committee to plead for more funds for all state schools. Here they check newspaper reports of their activities in Bismark. p. 11 -- And these are the winners of Occidental College's tug-o-war contest that pitted sophomore girls against freshmen boys! Victors were in mud up to their waists and the losers up to their necks. p. 11 -- Sprig hed cub: Tradition at Ohio Wesleyan University decrees that no one except high and mighty seniors may sit upon the stone bench outside the famouse Gray chapel. When unsuspecting Marion Parsons, a freshman, was caught on the bench, she got the usual sentence as shown in picture No. 2. Result: a spring cold, hot foot bath and a hot water bottle not shown here. p. 12 -- Centennial twins Tania Kunsky (left) and Eleanor Sterling of New York City College pose with the 100th anniversary birthday cake at an alumni luncheon commemorating the event. Dresses are 1847 models. p. 12 -- Teachers to be Edith Milton and Betty Brentari of Kansas State Teachers College exchanged their scholastic robes for more informal garb during an Indian ceremony on the campus. p. 12 -- Wrangles in Georgia's politics brought fangles out on the Emory University campus when the Chi Phi house was set up as the governor's mansion. Key figures in the picture were not identified; no two people could agree. p. 12 -- Treasure room by Floyd Bright, University of Oklahoma, was named winner in the National Collegiate Photography Exhibition. p. 12