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i u.s. military strength gives us warning rumanian army as large total forces 'of 2il american countries lightning war in france and the low countries of europe has made americans conscious inadequate defense establishment united states. there are less than 750,000 regular troops in.the twenty-one republics entire western hemisphere contrast to 30,000,-000 "men under arms europe, africa, asia. 'counting reserves u. s. national guard units, these nations could put into tthe field approximately 2,500,000 trained men. this is smaller number recently called service relatively small rumania alone.' ' a plum for long arm with all its natural resources raw materials now great temptation conquerors because weakness. our navy pacific, british fleet first line atlantic, second army 264,000 men an ill-equipped 242,300. most easterly point brazil 2,000 miles from bases french west property hitler. invasion would give the. -invaders which attack panama canal. one well-placed bomb might block canal, only means rapid movement east coast, weeks. bill plans expansion forces insure safety na- tion included selective compulsory training introduced the, senate by nebraska democrat edward r. burke, house representatives republican james w. wadsworth, new york. measure, sponsored emergency committee military camps association' call .large body manpower be on numbers - determined president secretaries navy. rapidity modern warfare high-speed can accomplish defending shown calendar recent german blitzkrieg europe. september 1, germany invaded poland. two days later, britain declared war. 10, canada entered 27, warsaw surrendered, ending polish campaign. april 9, denmark was occupied, norway 'germans. admitted defeat southern and central norway on may 2. invasion of the low countries began 10. 14, netherlands capitulated, germans broke through at sedan. 28, belgium surrendered. dunkerque evacuation started 29. june 3, 254 i were killed in paris air raids. italy entered war fell 14. 17, petain admitted defeat france. v 22, france signed airoistice. june-24, fighting ceased british isles await blitz ... next will begin assault great britain. united states cannot afford to depend entirely strength english fleet. must prepare for defense now. our nation is very much unprepared trained personnel all forms ,oi modern equipment. army 615,300, there are 264,000 regulars, 242,300 in the national guard, and 109,000 reserve officers. mechanized units include 462 scout cars, 146 combat 297 light tanks (not including obsolete machine those on order) , 18 medium tanks, no heavy tanks. one german panzer division has greater striking power than entire u. s. corps. "couldn't defend st. louis theu. army includes 2,422 aircraft, guard reserves 372, navy " (continued page 4) v, fr - . .- r ' ? v .' '' 318 degrees to be conferred here aug. 2 . i - , braden to deliver baccalaureate and selecman the commencement dr. henry g. bennett confer degrees throe hundred chrhtoen student? nro included. -on ' tho list of candidates for bachelor- masters dn hummer program august 2 nt oklahoma, a. m. college. it is largest summer grrititialihg class in a." m;s history. speaker at 1, '8 ip. m will be rev. samuel hradon, pastor first preg'bytcrian church, mcalestcr. holh bo held outdoors quadrangle 'inl front of the auditorium. bishop charles c. selecman, . methodist church okloho- ma, oklahoma city, will address class at commencement i program 8 p. m. friday. dr. henry g. bennett, a. and president, confer degrees. 3111 on tentative list. 101 are candidates for bachelor's degrees 1117 arc master's degree candidates. minor changes in list' probobly result when final grades turned in, registrar's office announced. nnd m.'s summer spring graduating classes total more tlinn 1,000. hie june commencement, 712 students received list or (lehieos follows. not dealknated n receiving advanced receive a ada mildred jeter, s.; james carroll kmerson, agra olen alfred hart; aline-kdilh vera woods; anadarko floyd wood, alius katlierine van burkleo; apache h. frank roberts, denny w. dnl-lard; amctt o. carrier, avant itogers, s. d bartlesvllle hayes, beggs 'bluford farrls, robert karl sitlor, lawrence l. mccnlllstcr; blackburn wick beckham, blackwoll finis lois divine, darbarn beatrice dlack; blair clarice watson, m.vs,; josslo floreno an-. derson; dlanchard nannie mae nabors, m. s.; drnmnn john homer cooiey, broken arrow oscar anderson; bow clement s. l. ilarkey; byng marvin willie stokes, c caddo jones cleveland sharp, calumet pauline annette miller; conadlan homor j. buck, clinttanoogo lois belle stephenson; checotnh connie murray, seigtil james polk, lllllo juonltn cannon; chelsea sarah e. hogue, chlckasiia wiley bryant, vernon miser; clnremore lorn ln-ney, .s.; clinton k. colcord glen alva llowerton, commerce mable jennings speaker, cordell oal sherbourne, s.;coweta--imogene payne; coy-lewonda kstollo wright; cromwell kary cadmus kmerson, cushlng leo dowers, a.; rose c, jefferson. d dale anna imogcno carroll; davenport victor house, laurence henry sassoi', delaware mary kdnn wnde; dewey george marlon tynor, dover wlhnn ruth; duncan forrest ..olson; durant "warren jones, dustln mayne topley brown, a. i: karlsboro waltor finhjs, kdmond willis ne ihory, lnwrenco w. jamieson; elk city lola wllkf. snoodey, ma.; lyla tis-rale, charles dick-ct; zoln scott sprowls; elmer estelle thoggard; el rono ruth edna longstreet, enid honry harold woiwingor, edn vera morgan; myrtle arlene blakloy; eufaula ruhyo pearl sclioll. p fairfax marllu crowdor, m. s.; fort towson wliltt klnciui-non abbott, thoman k. mcafee, dorli lomio meggs; fredorick ahno lynch grant. g gnns george f. cumllff. gloncoo robert d. cownn; grandfield leln voronn smith, gutlnlo sister mary mar-una bilrke, a.; guymon du-ono klngsford adnms, s. ii hartshorno finos guthrie sondlln, haworth hers-chel houston flowers, hance monroe hoor; henvener ada ttuth trent, sharon gordon bryan, charles edge; hcn-drlx troy turner; hertrye'ttn james elder, hol-(conthiued on page 4) defense work for mechanics begins monday six fields open to any eligible men "then- must be a need workers before they are trained," said l. k. covello, state supervisor of the trade and industrial association. friday evening local advisory committee here approved plans national oofi ".so pro-gran that started tuesday, july 29, which will continue until september 20. courses offered this program ."ctylene electric wekiing, machine shop practice, i electrical work, combustion -en- ! gine mcci nics, nnd sheet metal work. ' welding has 10 1 first course yesterday in willi sixteen trainees se-ircted. all persons taking have had some experience croft represented by tlie course. part lime expdrlertce an auto shop nr other extended welding exporlmec will be ucceptable-as. trndo experience in welding. those enrolled tills course are as mlows: earl baldwin jr., enid; .tacky chnmbleson, mt. vitw; carl blott. krcbs; aruol s. doners, stillwater; william c. pruitt, jeiinings;clalr e. groven, jennings; 11. ii. white, stlllwu- ' tor; f. c jones. blockwcll; w. j. grieves. max taylor, wakita; claude dcdingfield; l. uglurt, stillwnler; robert allen, pawnee; irvlu carroll, oklahoma city; and massin-gnlu. t ;f! ..monday another class lx-id n with sixteen men enrolled. courses .starting monday bo machine shop, combustion engine mechanics. tulay r. p. lewis, assistant state bujx.rvisnr of trade industrial education, lynn t. mil-cr, teacher electrical courses, uewitt hunt, local supervisor inrustrial iprogrurr, go to wichita solect a second wt idinr .find tlie needs ol sheet metal unit is not yet rondy start. since over fifty applicants havo been nomrd for the wefding two olfcreu, nnd coursei! mny offereh mechanics nlxnit thirty-five have named it. wi'a recruits at least oik'-linlf trainees hove jecnilted from wpa rolls. tho instruction free selected 'training, fur tnkon rolls v. ill tlioir living expense paid by wpa. all mut re-imrteri employment service stillwater, interested persons should made application entrance into a. m. collego couno. cnoeratlvc movccmnt training rogram nt 'oklahoma college directed dr. dewjtt pro-fcgmr fred holsler, director school technical training, george "w. "whltealhe, dunn engineering. salaries ! business manager w. j. marshall said monday ht tto . of oklahoma a.'mfcl m college employees vew b at j the regular rate flhrlmr 3huv; and for thh quarter ami fornwi f rest year so frm-'wv t able to determine. tmocmwgim volume xlv (z-g93) stillwater, oklahoma, tuesday morning, july 30, 1040 number 210 , british repulse nazi bombers great britain mondoy repulsed one of the wnr's fiercest raids ns english coasts were visited by large flights nazi borhbero and pursuit ships. throughout 'the day britain's airmen anti-aircraft batteries battled invaders, flying so highlhey could not be ficen ground observers. 23 losses tlio british officially fixed gorman in sunrise attack at 15, eight bombers seven escorting fighting planes bill indicated total might run higher. unofficially it reached including two stukas blown to bits mld-alr. southeast europe rumanian government's willingness cede quickly a narrow border strip transylvania hungary was official quarters monday. i . aslth for 'rolling stock in russia the soviet government was understood monday to havf demanded that rumania return railroad rolling which tillered withdrawn from bessarablan'area ceded russia. back unite slates, president roosevelt sent congress' the' draft of suggested legislation permit him order national guard and officers reserve corps into active training. will add measures said if he were approved by congress, would bo able successive sections train g. when. these units received sufficient training enable them handle most modern equipment, their numbers be reurned civilian life, said. intercession registration to be august 3 for the in-tersesslon will take place saturday, 3, n n. m. p. in deans' offices. it is important that all students expecting complete work four weeks of register promptly. registering lato not allowed carry a full program. any are required pay fee $10.00. courses offered nro one,' two, three, or semester hours credit. maximum number bo four. ore primarily graduate students, but some cases undergraduate may admitted them. no below junior standing. during intercession, college library 0 11 a. and 1:30 5:30 on weekdays. closed sundays. branch libraries throughout august. from the grapevine according to unconfirmed rumors which tills paper will not bo able run their source, a number of important announcement may forthcoming. willi this issue summer o'collegian folds its pages and silently wnits until first edition in september. present editor he nt helm fall after having served as three summers. experience along with nn unusually good staff should make it possible fr him have one best papers published by any col-l'ke. summer, excellence some editions were due brilliance scissors, but or ville palmer, sports jack kelly, managing editor, helfd keep publications boat on even keel. floating about at comes tlie news that hen mccammon, former student body resident, be new assistant dean mm if his confirinantlon through, in the publications department, virginia pope, assistant and helen freuden-hergrr, who just got her ma at wisconsin, will teach department next fall. thomas ux.cll, nationally known fiction editor creative writing critic, be here for nine months to two or three w rill iir: courses. he lie attached knc-llsli department. a move is now afoot purge one sorority several fraternities pranks not sanctioned by college. w. j. marshall reports that nya provide about same quota of jobs which h hopes swell additional student industries ;yj campus much as has helped put dairy on id; feet. from sociology deartment comes news prof. william h. sowell seriously ill; head o. d. duncan mny get .sabbatical leave go lsu work his ph. d., t. g. standing another year added lo was transferred tho usda little rock, ark., chances are if job holds out back; grace fernando expected any day resign return after elove bo technical adviser social welfare tills slate; c. loring going chicago oon school nnd marry margaret donor. (quite an active department.) new boautification program all set but nothing definite ns yet. dryan thompson, landsenpor par-e:;cellcnce bock make grass grow bare spots. hope lays some sidewalks too. add two regular profs in one department: c. ii. voell'.er and harry anderson . speech. again chocks ore overdue some or throe weoks no ditto paper this time. kapa alpha fraternity will have n new housomothor fall. name is proston next iledskin bo dedicated to a. m. fiftieth anniversary with dr. henry g. dennett taking' his sin; re of the limelight. a frank martin, head tho student ontortolnment bureau, b just full ideas has loads talont he'll make proud baby, wait see. somo small rumor that jim smith, local cafo owner, may be assistant business manager crutchfield becomes new music building arts and sciences dean moved to his own building; other changes set by classrooms' committee monday major made the class rooms' were released schiller scroggs through business manager's office. among approved are renovating of hall, men's dormitory, be used as a building. changes approved arc: crutchfield is turned over to the music staff for activities now carried on in temporary building. studios will be placed second floor ond equipped with telephones electricity outlets. plono and voice practice rooms third floor. room 109 serve as a general office, clicm bulhllnjr also no. 310, 312, 312a 313, 314, 315 310 will be temporarily assigned to tho chemistry department house activities now carried on over the bookstore. wall between 313 and 310, 315 bo torn out an en-trance doorway made into room at north end of hallway. rooms 411, 412, 413 422 lifp sciences are history in lieu 207 200. telephones installed. 208 218 life turned back zoology servo as office for professor howell seminar conferences respectively, scroggs 203 204 dean schiller arts equipped, including partitioning off west form director student personnel school. this eliminate of room 204 and involve the installation telephones in rooms 203, 203a 204. 421 life sciences will be used by dean arts ns n storeroom mimeograph room. slrombertr moves dr. eleroy stromborg transferred from 411 to 309 sciences. space now occupied scroggs bo assigned business manager department administrative studies, which there. temporary music building nursery school homo economics. it altered satisfy ec school. yjvica is textile ic'senrch classrooms, divided between swim hall sec-ond floor bookstore. this may placing concrete base one for machinery. concession bookstore ralph's refreshments conces sion will be put in the bookstore. second floor of bookstore used as n storage place for nn enlarged supply store. room 203 williams hall divided by english deportment to house offices creative fiction work. tho carnegie music placed 312 william-hall. crutchfield 302-304 and inter, mediate space is assigned student entertainment bureau. vacated home economics bo division 'commerce. mr. and mrs. osborne announce birth of daughter, sara jane a baby girl was born to louis osborne, dishing, at tho masonic hospital friday morning. it named june osborne. qsborno is principal whitesborough hlghschool, taking graduate work a. m. osborno u student in the school commerce 1930. j, t rotc unit will stress mechanization next year- mechanical and practical war methods be stressed as far local facilities permit for students in tho reserve officers wain-lug corps autumn nt oklahoma a. ond m. college. the theory of war-faro, including instruction on armored units, anti-tank antiaircraft, come more emphasis displace some former parade drills, as-cording to lieut. col. patrick j. hurley, commandant nnd unit. colonel however, announced at same time that he had received notice an impending transfer denver, colo,, organized duty. is fourth member military staff receive iransfer. hurley was assigned post 1938. i mil iimiiii ii holley appointed commercial education head was high school inspector previously announcement was made friday of the appointment j, andrew holley as head department commercial education at oklahoma a, and m. college. holley, who lias been for last year assistant to state dhector national youth administration, formerly director curriculum studies. he is considered an authority on secondary school curriculum, has achieved prominence ills work in connection with tho nortli central association colleges schools. ten years n member central's commission schools, during 1937-38 chairman that body. a native mississippi, educated columbia university. coming oklahoma, ho served lilghschool inspector from 1920 1929, ond rhlef hlghsehool 1929 until 1935. author number papers building. 31,322 attend short courses during year figures released by 11. clay potts, course director of oklahoma a. and m. college, reveal that'n total attended the 82 special meetings held on campus for ending june 30, 1040. forty whose attendance reached 20,528 were sponsored college. forty-three offered drew 10,794 students year. increase farmers week last year, held august 1, 2 and 3, attracted a crowd of 2,057 people to lead in attendance the short course division. 4-h club roundup was next with fiugre 1,803. over period 10 years number attending classes has increased more than 100 per cent. enrollment 1931 4,108. mark sot by special groups past year is nearly five times greater that ago. other leaders field were feeders' day, having total 1,440; midwinter choral festival, 04(1; agronomy days, 405; eighth annual band clinic, 452; farm security administration meeting, 301. hort show popular "horticulture show, november 18-10, led which met on campus 5.25g visitors. following this meeting suite agricultural athletic meets ot-tracted 4,020 2,829 entries, respectively. gradeschool pageant held tonight at 7 p. m. a program entitled "how democracy works" will bo presented o'clock the rear of jefferson school building, main and third streets, by summer pupils children participating in playground program. college students townspeople are invited .to pageant, said miss kathryn long, charge practice teachers directing work.
|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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