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t'v.' ,,.., v ' i - j ,, f dreamer is not a name applied to dr. henry g. bennett, president of oklahoma a. and m. college, who envisioned the picture above over ten years ago. strangely familiar sight way he wants college look 25 after his appointment present position. already vision taking form perhaps when prosperity returns united states, great dream worker as well may become tangible air-castle an architect sketched on board. 50,000 guardsmen may go into one year's camp fifty thousand nnliotml kiinrdmneii await tho decision, of congress to call them a year' active duty, as thai newest .stop in president roosevelt's reserve defense plan for united states. oklahoma's '15th division is amonjx the four presk dent will up "almost immediately" extended training if congressmen approve when they reconvene after' democratic national convention. on learning white house decision militia, mnj. gen. w. s. key,, commander, said president's action place iu "tremendous responsibility us, nnd res-ir tr k pond 100 per cent." ' company i, 17!) tit infantry, stillwater of the national guard, is a unit istli division, one four divisions that wilt be called for year's intensive training if president roosevelt's mobilization plan approved by coiicress. authority to issue call will be. hsfrfd when concrrss rc-cou-vrncs. capt. curtis l. wlllams said, saturday tltat oighly-thrco enlisted men and three officers local ompnny ready go t led into active "service; seven anti-nirurnft regiments, an undetermined number harbour defense regiments aru stilled u. with divisions. division como-. from new work jersey, spciind tiiinessec carolina, n third mexico, oklahoma, arizona, colorado, nnd tho fourth oregon, washington, montana idaho. president's order becomes effcctlvo it up. 4,1)00 entistcd in oklahdmo, 400 oklahoma guard officers. major ross rnutli, executive officer state adjutant general's office, said order, "an. 'almost immediate' might cancel or otherwise niter plans state's participation third' army maneuvers next month, at pitkin. la. event duty program goes through, ther guardsmen getsucby as familiarly thorn modern weapons4 military practices expected also fit them llioascnds conscripts who service congress enacts compulsory training-law. hoth navy commands have indorsed conscription. according stephen early, presidential seciotary, once the, completed, consideration will1 given lo question extending other units. liefore senate military. affairs committee inst weelc, gen. georgo c. mnrahnll, nrmy chief stnfr, he would recommend immediate nntlonnl a. compui. ny bill r nutted. guard's strength filled out full wartime power 400,000 eon: crip ts then undergo leust year intensive. training, marshall said. elder uf starf present methods cnnslstimr hour so week, "wasteful inefriclent." added united states could not afford sucii now. understood the. procedure now under lie first recruit ponce strongth, retain, thtm their home stations fox about 10 days move vuik.us units nearby posts linger canvas. tie0collegian volume xlv (z-b03) stillwater, oklahoma, tuesday morning, july 10, 1040 number 200 ruth chorpenning, actress who has been presented in many an important role and with cast the american theatre, will make her initial appearance before a stillwater audience when she appears here wednesday, july 17, on summer nllied arts profit w some of roles mil-.itanding actors include "hamlet", "othello", "the merchant ven-ice" taming shrew" waller hampden; "volpono" alfred hint; "green grow lilacs" frnnchot tone; recent appearances eugene o'neill's "ah, wilderness" george m. .cohan. frm critics richard lock-rldgo new york sun "excellent caricatures;" robert garland world telegram "simply swell;'' nnd wincholl daily mirror "ruth chorponnlng was cordially hailed for grand interpretation." is democracy already on the altar of mars? (editorial) after close napoleon's great wars, united states was threatened both atlantic and pacific sides by imperialism continental europe's victorious powers. , began to negotiate with england. two nations had n common interest in excluding any new from western hemisphere. each wanted no near neighbor this hemisphere v;htch could compel it maintain a large standing army powerful fleet. due consideration 'the dr.ngcrs becoming involved european politics negotiations england, president monroe, (ern jojnmllatiqn vl th s jo fer-soh; who "had "retired montt-" cello, decided acceptance proposal resist tn holy alliance grounds that action would aid preventing war rather than provoking war. power ol britain thrown american side, rontincntal europe not afford begin an offensives thus monroe doctrine drafted, 'flic m llry depended tlio supremacy combined navies nations. though rot britain, joint policy its adopton untcd able inexpensive isolation for nearly century. has been so successful americans have forgotten historical origin practical foundations- people grown up thinking geography hemisphere, when actually diplomacy jefferson. amerfcans forggct only period known since columbus' discovery, ninety years ending 1014. fought seven wars tho 450 landing first english colonists eastern shore, had' those isolation, ' apparent we can reloy upon ocean as barrier sepcrating us europe. quote waller llppmann "oceans are u barrier, they highway." all empires modern times traveled seas conquered. because reason america which rule involved. assured england well a3 interested freedom continents, but now command gravely challenger, nnd our ended. military experts seem generally agree chances britain's defeat arc at least thoso victory. crushing germany italy inevitably allow japan continue conquest island pacific, add emigre raw materials which!' make capable offensive against states. qritleh mean ac-(continued page 3) bombs rain on british south coast monday german bombers taking cursory surveys of the isles rained explosives as english prepared for a long seige and continued evacuating children. winston churchill spoke army million half under arms. meanwhile war at sea reported loss their tenth submarine second surface warship. bureau information has continually spread bulletins telling what to do how it prepare fight life. us may train craftsmen for defense here l. k. covcllc, state supervisor of trades nnd industrial education, saturday expected early approval in washington plans ,or n stato-widc program oklahoma rc-trolnlng mechanics and other to take their places national industries. men bo re-trained will bi selected from the employment service, emphasis placed on training who have had experience crafts relating those nccdad defense. ywca retreat held at lake blackwell by council members plans for the coming school year were discussed n of nt saturday night. tho group left afternoon and spent night in cabins organized camp. supper, breakfast, business meeting wero dining hall twenty-four of. attended they included: miss vesta ev-chijon, secretary, rose mary tompkins, helen yandell, vestagcno etchlson, teddy price, "lena phillips, hazel mitchell, dorothea arnold, anltn kczcr, margaret fox. lois jacobs, marguerite downey, dorothy jones, ncatn fox, elizabeth morris, knthryn wor-nam, grace wintcrrlngcr, wlllcd-ra mershon, luthi, jcnn house, susan bnrbe,r, alice duncan, frances cromwell. a special guest was morion starr drumrlght, panorama of the us: a fundamental fhe south as if is today charlottsville, vn. do you remember that the last thing moses ever did wns to ascend n mountain and look out over tho promised land? he not permitted enter, but at least got a good view of country ho loved. now, before we start our journey, let us mount some height nnd 'look land into which we're going. there is no better place for than montlccllo, here beside char, lottcsvillc. this does mean "little mount" on jefferson's house stands really high enough tower whole south. jofforson himself such noble representative south, architecture introduced became so typical, his friendly simplicity was widely adopted agrarian ideal warmly championed by southern lenders, wo will well get lay southland from beautiful front porch. first learn southeastern part united states resembles, in its topography, landscape capital or courthouse university. institutions are usually built an elevation have grand flights stairs leading up them. south slopes like that, it makes think lawn rising to- ward n terraced hill, crowned with scries of marble steps. one slope sweeps westward from the atlantic; another, northward tho gulf mexico. thoy meet and eulmiunte in the. mountains western virginia, tennessee, nnd 0.nrks. whole south m rim. mcd by very low, highly productive coastal plain, which leuds to rolling region gentle, fertile hills, that blend into a rugged, picturosque high lund mounting rocky, wooded mountain ridges, cut frequent gorges. every inboard state, except florida, extends const mountains, whllo on top this broad verdant pyramid aro kentucky, arkansus. not uniform first cursory glnnco reveals there is no such thing as solid, soutii. level state o( whoso highest elevation little more than an imposing sand dune, differs many respects others. louisiana, also, has great special characteristics; north carolina constantly reminds middlo area, while parts tennessee kentucky resemble "wild west." five states exhibit all characteristics considered southern; they ore carolina, georgia, alaba- ma, mississippi, nnd arkansas. however, 11 states show so many common characteristics, in spito of diversities, that they may bo considered the south or south-cast. thoy are virginia, cnro-llnas, florida, georgia, alabama, louisiana, okntucky, tonnosseo among mnny things these havo is an extraordinarily fnvorablo climate with a frost-free, growing sonson lnngor than most othor parts america. also favored abundance rain, have very large variety soil, unusually well ndapted to tho all kinds forests, contain ideal dairying rogions, arc especially suited production fruits and vegetables richly endowed natural beauty mountains, along rivers', on shore. abounds places for pleasant homes. it justly famous as a, good place live in. addition, supplied water power contains quantities valuable minerals, one need be neither poet nor n native see this part america garden spot. new frontier rich human resources evon though cannot easily understand aspect south. people hero nro considered easygoing, cvon shiftless or lazy. ami there arc signs of that. thoy lot things "run down." but on tho other hand, havo enormous ciurgy and show an astounding vitality. at times reveal n driving power that is amazing. south has produced pro-duces personalities extraordinary force. it furnished more than its quota horolc figures. .much like a frontier nny othor part atnorica. in montana you may to go rodeo see cowboy, as wonder through the constantly men frontier. no america sucli largo numbar children. this by far youngest pnrt our country. are youngsters fower oldsters area. might bo expected, thoso youthful, frontior earnest. vitality, youth, fanaticism related. tends nmiow, (iomugogic, romantic. both r-oor mm lavish, tender-hearted cruol. protestant moro ardently, earnestly, fervently any area probably world. very proportion adults (continued page 2) fdr outlines program lo strengthen usa at n press conference president roosevelt lislrd the following objectives which he snid must ira icnllzod before pe-mnnent pence would be assured: 1. freedom from fonr of attack, meaning disarmament. 2. information, including promt and all other menus distribution information. 3. freo-dom religion. 4. expression, allowing any one to voice his opinion as long does not advocate overthrow government. 5. irom want, by removing cultural nnd ccmmerclnl barriers between nations. if we are stand up for these principles, says, rncnuragc lark opposition those nations have removed tlvm in order achieve a somewhat more efficient he admits that the "cooperate" state of government is more efficient than a democracy. delays are inevitable in democratic because system checks and balances differ o n t governmental branches. "hut let no man believe we america still cherish freedom religion, speech, ossembly, tho press maintain our free political institutions weak. "tho united stntos, greatest industrial nation world, can bring together nstiombly human skills, mechanical production, nnd national rosourcos, over known any nation." president roosevelt snys tlint. opposition to war everyone, both ftates, elsewhere. but statos wo will repel aggression against stvi or western hemisphere. "our plans for security, therefore, should cover total demise." advocates cooperation all american resources tn building an adequate defense, noth as protection defense case war. ho outlines our immediate objectives as follows: 1. to carry forward the nnval expansion program. 2. complete tho total equipment for a land forco of op-prcximately 1,200,000 men, though this men would not be in nrmy time peace. 3. procure reserve stocks tanks, guns, artillery, ammunition, etc., another 800,000 or n to-tal 2,000,000 if mobilization is necossnry. 4. provide manufacturing facilities, public and privrto, necessary pro-duee critical items required (orcc 2,000.-000 men. mm lo produce ordnance itea .aii uire j aircraft prrgmm. ."i procurement 15,-000 odditlunn' planes army t.000 lor navy, with equipment. order that program may carried on, president koosvelt asked congress on wednesday, july 10, far $2,-161,441,057 spout between now 1, 1941, an additional $2,grg,830,-000 contract authorizations. spanish drama to be presented on thursday evening "vamonos," (let's go) n ploy 1 ihsprtnlshwilp-bo given immediately following the story hour steps of morrill hall at about 8 p. m. drama, a short comedy by tho quintcros brothers, will workshop which has been working all summer. in play nro catharine benson, fern mcfarlln, amanda reed, lydla herron, joice turk-ctt, roberta dare, alcenc anderson, joe goodman, carroll gor-retson, jean maggard and leon pratt. fsa salaries to depend on drive for membership fund withdrawal by state hits former students association directors of the students' met in stillwater saturday make plans financial support a. nnd m. alumni following recent action board ogrlciflturo withdrawing from f. s. secretary archie o. martin members his office staff have past been paid tho state. this has withdrawn keeping with other economy moves. committee will launch n state-wide soon establish a large enough carry program through. otherwise activities, which include placement bureau, be crippled. kappa delia i'i dolta pi initiation banquet will bo held wednesday night, july 17, nt 0:45 p. m? in the south cafeteria annex. price of admission is 00 cents, tickets now oti sale dean education's office. you are asked to purchase your tickots sometime today. edward itoward griggs speaker tho evening. kappa. delta pi will initiate eight koppn hold its annual summer initiation banquet wednesday, july 17, at 0:45 i . m. in tho south cafeteria annex. dr, edward howard griggs be the speaker. candidates for ore: merlo estill, walter l. fields, dannie kay, mrs. mildred f. mc-cullough, robert reed russell, goldie andrews joe ellis timkcn and olivia young. field trips to be emphasized farmers week directly in plans for held august 0, 7, and 0 at the oklahoma a. m. college are placing more .importance on than ever before. most of tho meetings devoted crops soils will where visi-firs can observe results different plantings practices experiment station farms stillwater perkins. tests conducted through past years available farm problems clinic. choice livestock raisers have their visits campus barns focdlots. special demonstrations nro being planned sheep beef barns, a number dairy cectlonnl bo barn. also included sections form engineering, poultry, orchards landscape gardening. this year, larger section song leaders' training. l. n. perkins, assistant professor music charge course which include both religious patriotic as well convention-type songs. last there were 1,500 women enrolled song-leadins section. crafts exhibit an arts nnd of the recreation claw will bo shown in gallagher fleldhousc, room 100, from 0 to 12 on wednesday free students and public. industrial ed forum lota lambda sigma meeting wednesday more than one hundred guest and numbers nro expected to be present ut the open dinner of 'lie combined bducatic . nnd the, local chapter tho iota sigma, national honorary education fraternity, i vening july 17. is fifth a series regular weekly meetings opening, o$ summer school initiation it open, tn all students nil members fraternity their guests. dr. honry g. dennett, president a. m. college will, speaker at b$ hold nt p. methodu church, region around -capitol damaged by storm damage centered at tho oklahoma city airport and an area ; about lllanchnrd southeast of jeopltol whon hour-long i hit the stnto thursday nlghu dcnl- ing nut high winds, dust, hail, l lightning, a general rain which touched almost every official station in oklahoma. stlll-i water got light rain. 1 heart attack kills harper during swim well-liked graduate student dies at yost lake sunday o. claude harper, 20, of manl-tou, ok., who received his master's degree in spring commencement exji'clsos nt oklahoma a. and m. college, tiled sunday, july 14, 1040, following what was diagnosed as a while swimming lake. friends report that not an excellent swimmer. the tragedy occurred shortly after noon sunday. witnesses said he had been for some time nenring diving dock when saw him sink. rescue squad from city fire department attempted to revive with aid resuaeltn-tor. they sold no water lungs. taken within four minutes cried out help, said. view contpnnlons th? wero miss myrtle montgomery, 422 ramsey street, near tho .uiident, nnd mr. durcd gordon mountain park. is enrolled summer session roomming home mrs. minnie hcnl-mear, 424 street. body mani-tou night. funeral services are be held manllou 10. interment frederick, according strode's home. harp- born march 11, 1014, clay county, texas. son william s. survive. lived manitou since lie year old. m. a. from college decedent iccelved his bachelor of science degree at central stale edtnnnd in 103!) where lie was a student instructor for two years. he member kappa delia phi and treasurer delta pi epsilnn, honorary fraternities. to have gone tonkawa tills fall take teaching position. wns the baptist church. addition tho mother father, is survived by one brother three sisters. thry are, clarence harper, hurrah; mrs. maude yoder, twin sister, jett; malta lou leonn home address.
|Subject||Oklahoma A & M College-Students-Newspapers; College student newspapers and periodicals-Oklahoma; Stillwater, (Okla.)-Newspapers|
|Description||The student-run newspaper at Oklahoma A & M from 1924 -|
|Publisher||Stillwater, OK; Oklahoma A & M College, 1924 -|
|Relation||The Daily O'Collegian|
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