The Sooner Student (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 6, Ed. 1 Sunday, June 25, 1922 Page: 1 of 4
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The Sooner Student
UNIVERSITY OI- OKLAHOMA, NORMAN, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 34, 1922
OKLAHOMA DAILY BUYS
$8100 DUPLEX PRESS
New Press Will Be Installed Next
Year; Can Print 5,000 Eight-page
Papers Per Hour
The Oklahoma Daily next year will
b - printed on a new $8100 modei E
Duplex web perfecting press, accord-
ing to Prof. H. H. Herbert, chairman
of the publication board, who has clos-
ed a deal for the new equipment with
the Duplex Printing Press company.
Battle, Creek. Mich.
The new press will be installed in a
new buiding which will probably be
constructed during the summer, and
ready for the equipment by September
15, if possible.
The press has a capacity of 5,000 to
<>,000 eight-page papers per hour, prin-
ting a copy either six, seven or eight
columns in width.
University of Michigan has ordered
a press like this for printing the Mich-
igan Daily, Professor Herbert said.
A press similar to this one is in use
at the Missouri school of journalism
for printing the Columbia Evening
Vlissourian, a daily paper covering the
town and university.
It will be used to print the Oklaho-
ma Daily and Oklahoma Weekly. The
weekly has a circulation of 6,500 and is
sent to high school seniors over the
^tate. The Daily has a circulation of
1200. The new press will permit the en-
largement of the Oklahoma Daily and
Weekly from five to six columns and
will make it possible to print four, six.
o.r eight page editions as desired.
Summer School Graduates Will Wear
Same Style Gowns as Worn at
Charles Whitney, senior arts and
sciences, Norman, was elected presi-
dent of the graduating class of the
summer session at the meeting held
m the auditorium of the Education
building Monday afternoon. Whitney
had served as temporary chairman of
the meeting and was elected by ballot
after the motion was passed to perfect
J. D. Hodges was elected vice presi-
dent and Bonnie Blackwell secretary
treasurer. The summer
MAKING BIG HIT
Students Well Pleased by Entertain
ment Offered by Summer Stu-
I hat the Saturday night student coun
cil dances are making a big hit with the
summer students is the opinion of nearly
everyone that has attended one of Soon
erland's Great Indoor Sport events, Ray-
mond Meade, president of the student
"No danger of the summer student
body griping about not. having a good
time in Norman as long as the regular
Saturday night dances are given by the
student council" one da.ice enthusiast
was heard to say as lie left the ball last
week. According to Raymond Meade
president of the student council, a regu-
lar dance will lie given Saturday night.
Almost all the students that attended
the last function agreed that they had
even a better time that they did at the
opening dance of the summer session.
( j O V J i R N M EN T~H A S
Two Hundred and Forty-nine Stud-
ents are Enroled in Political
l"he enrollment in the department of
government this summer is larger than
r before, according to John A lit y, head
i the political science department.
Three instructors are giving full time,
ach ha\ing thru classes a day. There
are seven courses, six of these are lec-
ture courses. Government 1 is the only
Two sections were provided for. Prof.
Alley stated, but the enrolment was so
heavy another section had to he added.
The three sections in Government 1 now
average 45 students. There is a total of
240 students taking work in the whole
department, making an average of 30
students to the class.
If the enrolment this fall is as great,
additional instructors wil haw to he add-
ed. or enrolment courses limited.
VOICE IS RECOVERED BY
SHOCK MACHINE VICTIM
Miss Eva Warren Is Able to Talk A-
gain After Loss of Speech for
LOVE OP CABBAGE
NO BAR TO CAREER.
"DEAN BUCK" SAYS 1
Students May Have Pictures for 1923
Yearbook Made Today, Business
Mis Hva Warren, summer student,
who lost her voice as a result of an elec-
tric shock intended for only a joke, is
again able to speak. Miss Warren was
students who seated in the porch swing at the Cooper
graduate at the close of this session | housc- 542 Boulevard, Sunday, June 11,
will wear caps and gowns the same as i whcn °,lc of tlu' Bir,s staying there turn-
the candidates for degrees do in die I cfl °" the electric switch connecting up
spring commencement exercises, it j
The same style of invitations as
those used by the graduating class of
1922 will be used for the summer grad-
uaing announcements also. No date
for the second meeting of the class
was set, the meetings being subject to
the call of the president.
WILL LECTURE HERE
Smith Is Head of Psychology and Ed-
ucation Department at William
Prof. Erdman Smith, head of the de-
partment of education and psychology
of William Jewell college, is special
lecturer in psychology during the sum-
Prof. Smith was dean of Oklahoma
Baptist University for thirteen years,
two of which he was acting president
was chairman of Jhe committee of the
Southern Haptist Convention, recom-
mending campaign for $20,000,000 for
the schools of that convention, and
was one. of the committee which re-
constructed the Oklahoma course of
study for high schools.
In addition to his work in William
Itwell College, he has the chair of psy-
chology of the Kansas City School of
Dr. Smith has full classes, in one of
which almost 150 students are enrol-
led. Dr. Smith is a member of Phi Del-
ta Kappa, University of Chicago chap-
the swing with a set of batteries.
Miss Warren and her sister who were
in the swing at the time screamed sever-
al times. Miss Kva Warren was unable
to s peak for almost week as a result of
the shock She had suffered the loss of
her voice before as a result of an opera-
tion for tl:e removal of her tonsils, hut
had regained it.
Miss Warren's sister received a severe-
shock hut escaped without serious injury.
LENA GLEASON ELECTED
HEAD OF NEWMAN CLUB
Organization of Catholic Students to
Give Social This Friday
Lena Gleason was elected president
of the Newman Club, a social organi-
zation for Catholic students, at the
first meeting last Wednesday night,
according to Miss Mildred Finley, who
is sponsoring the organization.
Patrick Kelly was electd vice presi-
dent and Winifred Burke was chosen
(secretary. Frances Wagner was elect-
ed as treasurer. The club plans to give
a social Friday night, June 23 at 114
East 5 street at 7:30 o'clock. Ac-
cording to Miss Finley, all Catholic
students are invited.
James McQuire, a former student has
returned from the navy and will contin-
ue his \\Vrk in the University.
Hal crouch, editor of the Whirlwind,
has returned to Norman where he will
begin work on the Norman Transcript
James Shannon Buchanan, dean of the
college of arts and sciences in a special
interview Wednesday gave out some
startling facts of his life. While seated
at his desk w riling a letter to someone
he gave answers to the foil
Ques. Do you mind answerin
questions for publication?
Ans. Well, 1 can't say 1 do nor I can't
say I do not. What are the questions, fire
What is the date of your birth!'
October 14, 18o4.
Do you enjoy cold or hot hath?
I hat depends upon tile weather. In tin
w inter I prefer a hot bath, while in the
summer I prefer cold.
Do you smoke cheap or expensive ti
How man; hours do vou sleep a day
What is your favorite indoor sport5
I haven't any. .
What is your favorite outdi
Do you like boiled cabbage?
Pretty well, but we have less of it at
>ur house than some other places.
Do you repair your own car?
I do not have a car. hut I couldn't re-
air it if ! did.
When a boy did you ever < xpect to he-
come president ?
Never did. That's one ambition I nev-
er had in all my life.
About that time the tables were turn-
ed and the Dean asked, "V oung man
what do you want with all this?"
"Just a story sir, just a story." was
the disappearing reply.
University of Oklahoma Well Repre-
sented at Southwestern Y. M.
C. A. Convention
Sixteen delegates from the Universi-
ty of Oklahoma have returned from
the Southwestern Student conference
of the i . M. C. A. held from June 10
to 19 at Hollister, Mo., according to
Donald E. Schooler, president of the
local student association.
The university Y. M. C. A. had more
representatives at the conference than
all the other state schools put togeth-
er, Schooler said. B. S. Graham, secre-
tary, will return within two or three
days, to take up his regular duties
with the local organization.
"The time of our lives" is the way
Schooler described the conference.
iMshing, games, hunting, and swim-
ming were the amusements offered in
the Ozark retreat while the lectures
were very inspiring. Loy Long, Claude
Dean, Averyt Gober, Robert Chase,
John Cottrell, Gilbert Nally, B. S. Bal-
tazar, Paul Neshitt, Orville Priestly,
F. D. Martin, Donald E.Schooler, Ar-
lon Bray, and Gordon Carr were the
students representing the university.
Rev. Ted Aszman of the First Pres-
byterian church and B. S. "Chebie"
Graham, local secretary, also
scnted O. U.
1 lie making of photographs of the
I summer students for their section in the
) 1923 Sooner, yearbook of the university,
will begin today, according to Ernest
"Nig" Word, business manager.
Mr. Frank Truby, of the Truby Studio
will again be official photographer for
t!ie yearbook, although the summer stu-
dents may have their photos made at oth-
er places and turn them in to Mr. Truby.
The idea of having the new feature,
t!ie summer section, in the 1923 Sooner,
was the result of the expression of the
wish on the part of many students who
are here only for the summer session
that thev might get their pictures in the
With tlie enrolment well past 2100,
busines manager Word, is confident that
the summer section will be a success. < )n
account of the shortness of the term,
however, it will be necessary to have the
pictures made as soon as possible. Word
PROFS, STUDENTS AND
"All Aboard," Musical Comedy Pro-
duction, Boasts Cast of 150; To
Be Given Thursday Night
Many In Sunday School
One hundred and four University stu-
dents attended the Sooner department of
the First Baptist church last Sunday.
Professors, students and Norman
townspeople will combine their dra-
matic talents in the musical comedy
production "All Aboard" which will be
given here Thursday night, June 29.
The play is being given under the
auspices of the Norman Campfire girls
and will boast a cast of 150 people.
Professors and older men of Norman
take the leading roles while the cho-
ruses are made up of University boys
and girls. The petite singers in several
novel numbers will be high school
Professor I van G. Wright, assistant
professor of sociology, will take the
male lead, playing the part of Billy
Brady. Miss Virgil Keevcr will play
the feminine leading role as Dorothy
Brady, his sister. Other principal char-
acters in the cast will he Prof. N. E.
J Wolfard who will play the part of cap-
j tain of the ship; Lucille Carson who
I will take the part of Mrs. Sloan, her
PROGRAM TONIGHT| daughter, and Lester E. Smith as
Bob McCall Negro Character
Robert McCall will play the negro
character, Alexander Phone; Prof. S.
S. Catell and Parke Ruark, sailors and
Mrs. M. H. Merrill, stewardess.
Many fancy dress dancing and sing-
ing numbers will be given also. The
better known as the Ov-
composed of Dorothy
McCall, Helen 1 logan, Vera Griffin,
Judith Virgin, Betty Kirk, Leola At
kisson, Elvita Minteer, Anna Mable
Weir, Adelaide Paxton, Mildred Lee
Williams, and Johneva Duffy.
Sailor Boy Group Good
Working with the main chorus will
be the sailor boys group, made up of
university students. Among these are
William Riley, George Beautren, Le-
land Finley, Bruce Parkinson, Prof.
I Roy Bradshaw, John Galloway and
The Water Witches, one of the
smaller choruses will be made up of
young high school girls. Zelda Price,
Augusta Buckles, Ella Gaylord, Vir
ginia Umpleby, Geraldine Miller, Lou-
ise James, Ruth Armstrong, Lenore
McKittrick, Kathryn Personett, Dor-
othy Smith, Laurita McMillan, Helen
Whitney, Retta Pierce, Jewell Taylor,
Ruth Johnson, Helen Wolford and
The Bees, the chorus of older high
school girls in the song, "Bashful
Bumble Bees," will be composed of
Mona Stivers, Reland Britt, Rose Wil-
son, Lorena Brichard, Lillian Belvion,
j Hazel Howard, Bessie Warren, Paul-
ine Begley, Clara Gibson and Francis
The Youngest highschool girls make
up the Sea Nymphs chorus. They are
Doris Armstrong, Berta Umpleby,
Dollie Wright, Charline Smith, Ruby
Kahoe, Mary Anne Wright, Rubine
Personett, Rebecca Crevaline, Sammy
Kimberlin, Ruth Crevelin, Mary Vir-
ginia Malory, Mary Susis Parker, E-
lizabeth Dooley, Amy Holmes, Clay
Taylor, Mary Bumgarner, Hyteagene
Robbinson and Alice Corbett.
I lie cast for the Sweetheart and
Tourists groups have not yet been
The play is being staged by John P.
Allen who is connected with the John
Robinson Producing company. He has
given the performance in Kansas City,
Mo., Omaha, Nebr., Mobile, Ala.,
i Wichita Falls, Tex., and many towns
| He came to Norman after staging a
,very successful production of "All A-
The committee to draw up the modifi- ')0art' 'n McAlester. Almost every
cations to the regular student council j 'own ,n which the comedy is produc-
constitution will be headed by president , e('< 's necessary to give an addition-
al performance in order to accommo-
date the large crowds.
TI IE SKYWAYMAN'
Thrilling Aeroplane Drama To Be Giv-
en in Auditorium; "The Lamp-
lighter" Tuesday Night
All the thrills that a nervy aviator
could give an audience are promised for
"The Skywayman" a feature movie pro- !
duction starring Lieutenant l.ocklear,
will 1h- shown at the university auditor- j main chorus
ium, tonight as a regular number on the erall girls,
summer student ticket.
The next number following the thrill-
ing aeroplane drama will be "The Lamp-
lighter." starring Shirley Mason, to be
given Tuesday night. Student tickets
will be reduced to $1.50 before this per-
formance, II. V. Thornton, assistant <ec
relarv of the Y. M. ( A. stated. This re
duction wil be made on acount of sev-
eral attractions having alreadv been giv-
Dean Gittinger Places Enforcement of
Honor System in Hands of Sum
mer Student Council
Absolute enforcement of the honor
system for the summer term will be giv-
en to the student council, according to
Roy Gittinger, dean of undergraduates.
The same power of trial, and recommen-
dation for i xpulsion for students who
are reported for cheating is given the
council and will he exercised by it, Ray-
mond Meade, president, said.
At the regular council meeting the new
members. Vera Neale. Lester I Smith,
W. E. Hanson and James Ryan were in-
stalled. It was also planned to draw up
special provisions and incorporate them
into the regular council constitution for
the regulation of the summer session
The new modifications that will prob-
ably be made to the regular winter ses-
sion constitution are that the \ . M. C. A.
and Y. W. C. A. will be represented on
the summer council h\ the members of
those organizations chosen by the Cabi-
net. It is also planned to give the editor
of the Sooner Student a seat in the .sum-
mer council, providing he is not already
a member of the regular student coun-
The president of the Women's council
is also a member ex-officio. By the ad-
dition of these four members, every line
of activity n the university of the sum-
mer session will be represented. It was
pointed out that with these additions, the
personel of the council will be very sim-
ilar to the one in force during the win-
Meade. It likely that it will be submit-
ted at the next meeting of the council,
Monday afternoon, Meade said.
Ralph Walace, a former law student
here, is visiting friends at the Phi Gam
ma Delta house.
Lost:—Between Fine Arts building
and Kappa house, K. A. fraternity pin
Finder return to Kathryn Crew. Kappa
house, phone 359
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