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fall session opens on sept. 11; summer term closes aug. 2 braden, selecman scheduled for school graduation exercises the semester of 1940-41 oklahoma a. and m. college will begin with freshman orientation september 11 during which time entrance examinations , be given to all new students. registration upperclassmen 13 freshmen 14th. instruction begins monday- 16. bennett welcome president henry g. deliver his welcoming address 19 present concluded after last class august 2. ( approximately 300 students are expected to receive degrees in the summer commencement. both baccalaureate and commencement exercises be held quadrangle front of college auditorium. rev. samuel g. braden, pastor first presbyterian church at mcalester, has been chosen speak services which have scheduled for august 1, 8 p. m. selecman on bishop charles c. selecman, methodist oklahoma, will speaker. program is following evening same hour. u qklahoma city clergyman, educator tine" author "christ or chaos" "the challenge citizenship." he former president southern university. toeocollegian "volume xlv (z-593) stillwater. oklahoma, friday morning. july 20, 10-10 number 209 i robert house is head college scholar with 127 hours a 3.86 average holding; tltc place as top or oklahoma a. and m. robrrt house, stillwater high school graduate an alumnus of fhl eta sigma, freshman honor society. muslo major, has played the 'cello in orchestra for three years also plays memher nf tulsa symphonic each summer. now 19 old, senior grade .1.86. last semester his sophomore year, he made 21 straight "a", junior had 20 "a". kappa psl, honorary music society, plans to enter back cast following graduation from at. wildcat well to be tested this morning bood may accoopany a successful find the ellen c, murphy no. 1 well, two miles west of stillwater, will brought in bc-teen 8 nnd 10 o'clock morning, according w. d. murphy, ns first test for n possible new county field. workmen on were balling all thursday and prcll-mlnnry preparation for n run had been completed by nightfall. last casing was monday tanks nro installed. daylight this morning connections the well bad made, nnd as protection surrounding farm land pits were made ready t gas. ' f if tls 4est is successful, oil tcouts predict that better wells will be found in neighbor, hood, murphy location believed to on edge of field's pool. when completed, work begin immediately find center interest running high over tho test ill anticipation field equal rich ramsey south stillwater. contract let for airport hangar here contracts to the sum of $9,-435.50 were by stillwater commissioners thursday construction new hanger at searcy field. with material through it is expected an early start may bo mode on actual 20-plane hanger. as soon permission js obtain-cd rock will be quarried n school section in west part payne county. trencncs foundation footing support hangar's stone walls have already been started. an auto thief, using adolph's " tactics, almost got away with it "when ho told the judge he took a clrunk's car into protective custody. ' tho democrats' situation la now clear. it seems that they are out to establish a president by establishing precedent.- blackwell lake is opened to swim enthusiasts now opening of carl block-well for swimming expected greatly increase the number visitors recreational area which located eight miles west stillwater. permitted each afternoon and all day saturdays sundays, with a life guotd on duty during these eprlods. 'for boating has already drawn an increasing tho operated by oklahoma agricultural experiment station as n land use propect. oct. i seen as possible beginning for drafting! first 1,500,000 men to make up war machine j men with farmlies to have deferment war dpartment mobolize about. 42,000,000 in extended program ; j national legislators said that they would not conscript dependent during ponce mien but compulsory military training moved n long atop nearer reality july 2's when the nonate committee npprovod tho rovised f burke-wndsworlh bill providing for registration of 42,000,- i 000 men, whom 1,500,000 be drafted first year. i the bill should be ready for ' srnole ronstderntlon by next vf jc according to chairman shepparii. need of six million " an appropriation $0,000,000 will nsked finance th mov. hri.-gon. willlnm shcdd, as- slslrnl chief staff, sold that industry would not disrupted. j men vital plac-l on thr deferred list. army plans hi call tip 400-000 and mobilize national guard october 1. provisions net ns yet incomplete similar tlto following: kcfclstratlnn all males between ik fil. 2 actual conscription about l.fioo.000 21 38 during first year, startlnr oct. 1, 19100. there arc estl-mntrd 11.500.000 these ases. rf s. a tn- nlng period r.ne yaf thrse ..elected. i. ilasc pay equal lower cradrs of the regular agreed forces, starting at $21 a month. 5. l:itcr draftees to he chosen from 21 45 njcr group. franklin d. roosevelt last week signed bill authorizing increase tho naval force by 70 percent, four billion dollar expenditure. already construction has begun d on almost 100 previously nuthorjz- . 'h od craft and 200 moro wjll be '"1 .added, quickly. , 1 dritish cabinet plqced ii tax pcrcrnt income nation in order finance defense against hitler's pending blil. attack, expected soon. tankers stopped two loaded with oil en-routod spain were thursday an president roobevelt which added petroleum products, scrap iron nnd metal list commodities subject possible embargo. though secretary morgenthou, after confirming stoppage shim, would give no'def-inlte reasons why shipments slopped, it was learned elsewhere that virtual embargo had been mrde to prevent tho 5tt from reaching axis powers through spain. l'ledeed iiritlsh meanwhile, secretary morgen-thau nnmmnccd that the united stutcs has pledged "every facility" for gfat britain purchase 3,-000 airplanes a month besides orders already rcolvcd. in war zone, it was reported 1.700 civilians and troops inst their lives when british 10,2i:i-ton liner lancastrin french vessel mckness were sunk by gorman bombs. off southoast coast of england, anti-aircraft gunners pilots fought an armada nf bombers estimate! numbor about 80, downing four. sciikdulk for fawminations summkit skssion, 1010 instructors will tflve examinations during the regular class periods. committee recommends thnt at least one period, but not more than three, be used examinations. all classes are to meet as scheduled up and including friday, august 2. dean or administration announces that gradm candidates degrees this summer sedkm commencement tire due in registrar's office fatr 4:00 p. m tuesday, july ijo, 1910. of degrees, therefore, should bo held early enough insure final grade reaching tfhe kegkrlrftr' by time. t examination recltatten ! 4, "'ii pennsylvania sull is one of the top mineral producing states, but no lunger markets nickel and salt, once industrially profitable. the word "onory" is a corrupt tion of 'ordinary." alpha delta pi alum club to sponsor ice follies mombors ol doha alumnae will at m benefit tho showing of folllos '39 camera theatre sunday, monday, tuesday beginning july 28. in chnrgo tlckot sales are mrs. william konnlcutt, wylle ii. reed, fred lecrone, and mr. paul c. wise a defense aid five industrial courses open on july 29 welding, mechanics, electricity, shop practice, sheet metal work offered national training will be ot oklohomo a. ond m. college 2!) to september 20, philip s. donnell, clean of the school engineering, announced. the eight-week training courses will be offered in acetylene and electric welding, machine shop practice, electrical work, combustion engine mechunics, sheet metal work. arrangements for those grew out of an investigation made by a. m. engineering staff covering needs mechanics 2(1 industrial firms four key titles oklahoma. survey showed that tho five crofts which courses'lirbt-nfferetrwlll soon under-manned oklahoma if something isn't done, donnell said. requirements enrollment bo some practical experience craft is to be taken and registration with the oklahoma stale employment service. all of trainees will selected from stnto rolls. no dar employed workers as well unemployed eligible for training course providing they can make arrangements absent their jobs. donnell said at least one-third students would recruited tho wpa free those training. organized july 29 classes will be organized july 29 in each of the five crafts, providing as many 11) students apply. tho attend eight and one-half hours toch day from monday through friday. for enrollment nny one courses, applicants report to oklahoma slnto employment service agency stillwater. a committee pass on applicant. take it away, bob, leon too (editorial) this is a brief explanation of our views on dob wills, perhaps the most controucrslnl subject tec'uc ever dealt with. rchfflou, politics anil race problems arc not near as touchy critical declamation virtuoso short orats, proph et of we common peopic. in stillwater nn o'colloginn comment derogatory to the hill-billy bandmaster, bob wills, is such moment that editor and any his cohorts who iriight deign to1 raise pen protest wills' presence hero ns detracting somewhat from general atmosphere sun-bnked spot, are danger bodily harm. coming wills heralded by mnny loud hosannas by his proponents and the mild protests of those who care nothing for him. wednesdny night playboys furnished music a large paying crowd in fisctis hall. it was hot; tempo fast; profits were considerably excess what other orchestras are able to expect better wenthcr with less tempestuous rhythms. wilbur fiscus, owner hall, has been trying get wills here hall several years without very much success. i heard said wednesday that will be booked fiscus every during next school year. mrs. definitely does not like bob wills, according best information we have. yet she tho ladies no. 2 bowling team drive-in market had once before. comments from on sponsoring body varied no comment "i listen him day." himself thinks never fce known. he is interested making jiall. pnyt.mdend than ever payed before, probably as tidy sum might wish. can rightly judge. wc grant sure packs them in. crowds that he draws are motley, although mostly m me low income group. wills is the bnndmaster of people and therein may lie his secret. in spontaneity, rending hundreds names those mnking requests "for just any good number" ns well as band's being last stronghold old-fashioned hoe-down, a world fine psychology. 1 from tho meager purses poor who hungry for little bit gaiety, place to let off steam, wills' band extracts such amounts make organizations one five best earning bands ameri-cn. not mnestro himself takes lion's share, but money rolls same. wc do condemn him that. we do not condemn isou wins, no in juu mi um umn-try boy like myself. he is just trying to get along . and has struck a formula for success. his years hours on the radio are part responsible popularity. many young men declare him one of best swear that finest tho world. maybe more. hut wc don't music mind saying so. think we're narrow-minded or undemocratic. it. according constitution united states, every man right freely express opinion, publish opinions may abridge without due process law, because opinion mny be slanderous, untrue hurtful. it our bob wills' band mutilates such way as injure any respect what have chosen call fine arts, it's bnnd musicians if i am allowed believe other told me. yet butchery goes at command corny singing an atrocity. write this fear trembling lest my fraternity brothers friends rise up nnd batter mo beyond recognition ns tliis touchy subject. which case they shall sue each them assault battery with intent me bodily injury. from should gain great amount satisfaction, will bo intimidated. tulsa spawned organization, memory, city large enough live down through its iniquities blinking. stillwater small inhabitants feel much greater gravity diff6rences opinion. mr. ben choate called first time wrote rtgain wills reminded us stllhvnter would stand daily o'collegian speak against dust-bowl maestro. pointed out were nar-tcontlmted page 2) dance tonite in gym to helms' orchestra; dates 25, stags 30 held by pershing helms and his orchestra will draw a close tonight when the maestro ploys old gymnasium, action starting at 0:30 p.m., halt being called 11:30 p.m. same thing way, couples can enter tho portals for 25 cents while boys who stag have part willi cents. your last chance gambol strains of boys, come make merry, frisk through odd contortions, nnd leave with thought time enjoyed. farmers' week on august 6, 7, 3 in recognition of basic business programs sections interest planned for visitors; rooms dorms available it is agriculture as the industry any nation that oklahoma a. and m. college, through week, has striven to give an expression belief rural life can be varied, successful, comfortable, people are able energetic progressive. therefore one tho signal pleasures college invite farm fnmililes slate attend far- mors week at stillwater. held three days to bo august 0, 7, and b, ir.'ormotlon headquarters for tho wilt be in cast lobby of the 4-11 club student activity building. all delegates nnd visitors should go directly information where they will registered assigned rooms, lodging farm women reserved murray, north jyjljard arid cordelt halls; rooms tomllys may found thatcher hall or private homes. rates $1 n person nights, fio cents a night less than nights. hoard $225 persons rooming in the col-, lege dormitory will bo required to eat at either murray hull, wil-lard hall or (he college cafeteria. tho cost of nine meals be $2.2!, paid when rooms are assigned. separate programs planned for different sections, o'l a general program has also been planned. sections include agronomy, agriculture kn-gineering, dairy, horticulture, livestock, poultry, and home kconomics programs. nursery provided homo economics building from 7:00 n.m., to a:00 n.m. un-tier the supervision of competent attendants. tho college infirmary will also bo open in case sickness or accident. a trained nurse be charge. bennett addresses schoolmasters' club the oklahoma a. and m. schoolmasters club enjoyed a dinner at the college cafeteria july 10. after president evert davis had members introduce their gikrtts, aftc- which dr. henry o. dennett gave an informal talk. he talked on present day problems of unemployment and offered some very sound methods for improving tho situation. it was direct challenge to schools school men oklahoma othor stotog as well. thoro plenty food thought everybody expressed dosire having other such a meeting in tho near future. following mombors wore present: john l.' sullivan, everett davis, roy r. tompkins, c. l. pettypool, e. j. evans, t. thompson, d. dawdy, w. sehultz, htir.-hel flowors, morltt grimes, n. congor, haskell pru-ott, it. k. scheer clifford dorgur, walter danlol, hart, virgil acton, clarence and p. dunkleberger. guests wore: a. o. martin, alkin, guy rob-orspn, gayle wilkes, nnd dr. henry dennott. oklahoma starlight symphony to give 'the mikado" one of tho most thrilling programs scheduled this season in the orchestra's at taft stadium, city, will be presented tuesday night when an all-oklahoma cast heard celebrated gilbert and sullivan opera, "the mikado." orchestra, conducted by victor alossandro n unit works projects administration statewide music activities, bo supplemented with soloists a chorus 50 voices strauss' beautiful "tales from vienna woods," easily of the staunch favorites oklahoma music lovors, is also on program. joan james and woodrow zoch-ritz, brilliant young city soprano tenor, respectively, will join in tho lilting strains. second half program , be opened with n composition. "an farly american rhapsody," by melvln tlnsloy, associated wpa unit, based largoly stephon foster's songs. another thrill promised when orchestra produces at clcse to "coprlce italien" tscholkowsky. . . 1 revised plan for getting water viewed j line to blackwell may be built by city of stillwater ... commissioners met thursday morning revise a contract obtaining from lake blackwell. the new co'itract provides that the city build n line to lake, obtaining tho free vat''. nnd providing college with water for irrigation purposes. untreated a. and m. would be out no expense. under new clause in contract, will sell treated at 10 cents per 1,-000 gallons. revised plan is now tlio hands of an attorney final draft. when chock completed, w. j. marshall, business manager has ogrecd immediately present board agriculture. almost nny correspondent's story from dritnin or germany those days can start out with "it was n bomby summer evening." now that the riddle of third term is solved, we find nation settling back to begin solving crossword puzzles again. to his olher accomplishments, the fuehrer has added confirmation of n fact, that history repeats itself every two or thrco days.
|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|
|Rights||Copyright 2011 Board of Regents for the Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges. All rights reserved.|