The Sooner Student (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 9, Ed. 1 Friday, July 7, 1922 Page: 1 of 4
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The Sooner Student
UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA. NORMAN. OKLAHOMA.
DR. GRIGGS TO PRESENT
LECTURES NEXT WEEK
Highest Paid Lecturer on American)
Platform Features Program
for Week, July 10-17
"Art ami Human Spirit" and "Shakes-
peare' are the subjects which Dr. Ed-
ward Howard Griggs of New York City,
highest paid lecturer on the American
platform, will speak next week, July 10
to 1<>, in Education 63 and 64 at 9 a. m.,
•tnd at 11 a. in. in the Fine Arts auditor-
FRIDAY, JULY 7, 1922
Captain Frank Wyatt oi I he Northwest-
ern i eachers college at Alva will give
special classes in mass games and piuvs
Dr. Phelan has had work under Capt.
Wyatt and recommcnds his work to all
teachers, as not only an aid to good di-
gestion hut as a help in training pupils.
Classes will meet every day at 2 p. m.
The program of the week is as fol
9:00 a. in. Chapel: Lecture: The Ex-
pression and Interpretation of Humai
Life in Art, Dr. Griggs.
11:00 a. in. Lecture: A Midsununei
Night's Dream, Dr. Griggs.
2 p. m. Mass games and plays, Prof.
F rank S. Wyatt, Gymnasium.
7:00 p. m. Story Tellers League. Di-
rection of Mrs. Margaret Yost, west
steps of Education building.
":<><) a. in. Lecture: The Race, the
Epoch and the Individual in Art, Dr.
11:00 a. m. Lecture: As You Like It.
2::00 p. in. Mass games and plays,
Professor Frank S. Wyatt, Gymnaium.
/ .00 p. in. Hand Concert on Campus
Director O. J. Lchrer. Entrance of
>S:15 p. in. Tenth Number of Enter-
tainment Course: Double Number. 1.
1 wo one-act plays. Auspices of Drama
League, direction of Miss Petty. 2.
Moving Pictures. "The Sky Pilot."
I'ine Art- Auditorium.
SOONER NET STARS
Parks and O'Conneil Eliminated by
Yale in Inter-collegiate
lien K. Parks and George ()'Conne
Sooner tennis stars, played to the semi-
finals in the national inter-colegiatc
tournament held at Philadelphia, accord
ing to news received by "Chcbie" Gra-
ham. secretary of the Y. M. C. A.
They eliminated Texas. Washington
university (Missouri Valley champions)
and Harvard. They were finally defeat-
ed by Yale.
Parks w;rs eliminated in tile third
round in singles. He is now playing in
the National Tennis Tournament at In-
dianapolis. IK has played only one
round, but has been successful so far.
COMMUNITY SING WILL
FEATURE UNION SERVICE
Churches Combine in Holding Out-
door Services Every Sunday Night
Until School Is Out
lo sing the best hymns selected from
tile greatest song books to the accom-
paniment of a military band promises to
i>e one of the features of the union ser
vices to be held out-of-doors at the cor-
ner of Jenkins and Boyd during the
Sunday evenings of July.
Last Sunday evening the service was
held in the Baptist church. It was packed
and everyone who attended expressed
the feeling that when held in the open
lit, tm services would be doubly inspi-
rational and beautiful. The music is un-
der the able direction of Prof. ()scar J.
Lchrer and members of the Odd Fellows
and university bands provide the music.
I he services next Sunday evening be-
gin promptly at 7 o'clock. The speaker
will be Rev. I II. Aszman. pastor of the
Presbyterian church. It will be held at
the corner of Boyd and Jenkins. Come
early and join in the halt hour singing
" :00 a. m. Lecture: The meaning and
Function of Sculpture and Painting,
11.1X) a. in. Lecture: Othello, Dr. Griggs.
-' (,u P- m. Mass games and plays,
Professor Frank S. Wyatt, Gymnaium.
4:00 p. in International Relations Club
Direction of Professor If. G. Roys, Ed-
ucation Building, Room 206.
30 p. m. Vesper Service, Y. W. C.
A. Woman's Buildinig.
Chapel: Lecture: The
Function of Music, Dr.
Lecture: King Lear, Dr.
9:00 a. in.
11 :00 a. in.
•4 :tK) p. in. Round Table. Discussion
in be announced. Direction of Dr. Char-
Is Benson. Education Building, Rom 202
K:00 p. in. \ M. C. A. and Y. W. C.
9 :<A) a. in. Lecture: Tile Meaning and
function of Poetry, Dr. Griggs.
II :00 a. in. Lecture: Antony and Cleo-
patra, Dr. Griggs
2 00 p. in. Mass games and plays,
Professor Frank S. Wyatt, Gymnaium.
8:15 p. ni. Moving Picture," Cinder-
ella of the Hills," six reels. One reel,
box News. Eleventh number of the en-
tertainment course. Fine Arts auditor-
9:00 a. in. Lecture: Beauty and Cul-
ture of the Spirit, Dr. Griggs.
11 :00 a. in. Lecture: The Tempest.
- - .00 p. m. Mass games and plays,
Professor Frank S. Wyatt, Gymnaium.
8:30 Student Council Dance. Davis
'' :45 a. in. Sunday School. Special in-
vitation extended by the churches of
Norman to tin summer scnool students.
11 :00 a. m. Church services for the
summer school students at the churches.
X:00 p. in. Union services on the uni-
REMODELING OF PREXY'S
HOUSE TO BE COMPLETED
WITHIN FEW MORE YEARS
Only a few more years of repairing
and cement laying and President Strat-
um D. Brooks will have a complete Fifth
a'- en tie dwelling at the corner of I iv.er
sity boulevard and Boyd street.
Work has recently been completed
the new drive way. Approximately 100
square yards of cement were laid in or-
der that the president might ride up t
his garage with pleasant feelings, ac-
",(I to S. D Krguson, stiperintcnd-
nt oi buildings and grounds.
However lest it be thought that ce
mcnt laying is the only improvement be
tig done. Mr. Ferguson further stated
that new floors were also being laid
I hirteen thousand square feet of oak
loor, planed, sanded, and polished will
greet the president upon his reutrn fron
Belle Vista. Also the porcli has been re
The beauty of it all is that this is biv
lig done while the preside.u and family
aie vacationing in Arkansas. Think-
how pleasant it will he for Prexy to re-
turn from his vacation, drive up a new
drive-way, step out of his car upon
new porch, tread lightly inside on a pol
ished i loor, store the summer paraphc
nalia in the garret, before settling down
again to the routine of University lif
MISS HOLBOOK WILL
GO TO CHICAGO SOON
Secretary of Local Y. W. C. A.
Spend Three Weeks on Lakes; to
Attend Conference in Colorado
Miss Helm Ruth Holbrook, secretary
the . \\. G. V of the University ot
< 'Klahoma, will leave the last part of this
week for her home in Chicago where she
will spend her summer vacation until
\u/. I when she will go to F'stes Park,
Colorado, to attend the student confer-
ence of the Y. W. C. A. held there about
the middle of August.
During her absence Miss Bernice Gay-
lord will be the acting secretary of the
^ • W . C. A., according to Miss Holbook.
I he office hours for the remainder of
the summer will be from 12 every day
University Honored by Having One of
Two Representatives to Go to
Donald Schooler, arts and sciences
junior in the university and president of
the \ . M. C. A. for the coming winter
term, was chosen at the Holister con-
ference, June 9-19, as one of the two
representatives to go from ibis field to
the national >i . M. (. . A. conference to
lie held in New ork about Christmas
time. He was picked from the two hun-
dred students who attended from the
southwestern field consisting of Texas
Arkansas. Misouri, and Oklahoma, ac-
cording to B. S. "Chcbie" Graham, sec-
retary of the Y. M. C. A.
At this national conference there will
lie two representatives from each of the
six N . M. C. \. fields in the United
States. 1 he purpose of the conference is
to discuss tin national policies of the Y
M. C. \.
65,000 STUDENTS HEAR
Extension Division Carries University
to Sixty Towns in Oklahoma; Full
More than oS.OOO school children
i! Oklahoma have taken part in the
..raw of the community institutes
hi: ted by ihe extern i- n d:\ision un-
,'ei the directi >u ot Dr. I. YV, Scroggs.
Oi ilii-, number 5020 were high schorl
and and 0,566 were high school
1 liese figures were announced
t tlie close ol the season by Fayette
Copeland, Jr., director of publicity for
the community institute service. Insti-
tutes were held in 44 cities during the
past year, and in sixteen during the
The programs consist of a three days'
series of lectures and conferences on
community work, and include medical
inspection in the schools, spccia! con-
terences tor high school bovs and girls,
i'.ayground work ami general inspira-
mal lectures fur students. Flight
irkers l rom the university extension
division take part in the programs.
While the community institute is a
:omparatively new thing, ii has attracted
nation-wide attention, and several other
itates are planning to start the work
is soon as details can be arranged.
* i t'aiid states that the institutes will
ie resumed as soon as schools open
September, and that practically all
he dates uii to Christmas have been
il.t'd. I ow ns on the list include Geary.
\\ :.yne. Davis, St rat ford, .N wata, Pry-
or. Calvin. W ejston, Luther. Yukon,
Checotah. Quinti n, Claremore. Fairland,
I)''. Scruggs, director of tilt comniun-
•t\ institute work, is spending the sum-
mer in Van Wert. Ohio, while J. F.
Mc Afee, community counselor, is doing
research work in New York City. Miss
Nelle B. Turner, health counselor, and
STUDENT HERE IS
Zoology Major Is Forced to Move
Pets from Rooming House to
Laboratory, by his Friends
Studying snakes is the most exciting
course yet, according to Chester Hughes,
a zoology major student who will receive
the A. B. degree this summer.
Hughes makes two trips a week to the
country and collects various kinds of
snakes, carrying them home across iiis
arms and in his pockets.
He now has thirteen in captivity, some
of which are water snakes, garter snake,
and pilot snakes Me feeds them frogs
Hughes lias been keeping the snakes in
bis room in a box and several nights ago
one of his rooming house friends slipped
in and removed the lid giving the snake:
a chance to explore all corners oi the
room. One large pilot snake, 5 feet (>
inches in length, could not be located.
Neighbors front across the hall were
called in and the bed was turned up side
down, rugs wcri removed, dresses draw-
ers emptied, tables moved and finally it
was discovered underneath a trunk.
F'or Hughes own safety and to keep
the friendship of Ins rooming house
friends he has removed the snakes to the
zoology building and will continue his
study of them there.
MANY WOMEN TEACHERS
ARE AFTER POSITIONS
Committee on Recommendation Com-
piles Statistics on Employment
Conditions for Teachers
New facts about the o!d profession ui
teaching tire being discovered every hour
by F. b. Gaithcr and A. ( . Ilray, mem-
bers of the committee of recommenda-
tion, in their office on the first floor of
the Education building, as they come in
contact with those teachers seeking po-
sitions for tin coming year.
.'\ few of tin se facts are :
More women are seeking positions as
teachers than men. Seventy-five percent
of the teachers seeking positions are wo-
Subjects most in demand by teachers
are F.nybsh, and History; while tin
superintendents are demanding teachers
for Latin, Music, and Mathematics.
Science. Fnglish and History teacliers
are the best paid, tl.eir salaries ranging
from $125 to $175.
There are fifteen applicants for even
Forty-three teachers have lit
already this summer. They a
school. 15; grade school, 20;
tendents, 3; and principals, 5.
THREE PLAYS WILL BE
GIVEN TUESDAY NIGHT
"Cuckoo, "Poor Old Jim," and "While
Breakfast Waits" to Feature in
Big Double Program
Ihe finishing touches are being given
the three one-act plays which will be
presented in the auditorium. Tuesdav.
July 11, as a part of the big double pro-
gram on the summer entertainment
course for that night. The three plays
wi.l hi presented under tile auspices oi
ti e Di.mia League and art. "Cuckoo".
"Poor Obi Jim" and "While Breakfast
rile casts of tlu plays have been
working on their parts for over two
weeks and have them down almost per-
fect. Ihe cast for ( uckoo will be made
up oi Vine Van Winkle, Mrs. Ethel
Beekstrum, Thelnia Wildrose, Eugene
barney and Otlio Bray. t uckoo was j^iv-
cn during the winter session with greaT
success. Mis, W ildrose took the lead and
made a name for herself in this short
Ihe cast for "Poor Old Jim" as an-
nounced by Miss Veroqua Petty will be
made up of Marguerite Newblock, Prof.
Ivan Wright, Powell Boyd. Miss Kel
ler and Harold McClure will put on the
sketch "While Breakfast Waits."
In addition to the three one act plays,
a feature movie production, 'The Sky
Pilot" will be shown Tuesday night.
The program for the regular Friday-
night entertainment will be "The Golden
Snare" by Curwood. The show will start
as usual at 8 o'clock.
Five more numbers yet remain on the
summer student ticket after these two
programs are given. They will be given
two a week until the close of sellout
I he numbers yet remaining on the
student ticket are as follows :
Friday July /, "Ihe Golden Snare," by
I uesday, July II, Double number
Drama league Three onc-act plays; the
ridav. July 14, "Cinderella of tin
Hills," starring Bedford; One red Po>
News, No. 75.
1 uesday, July 18, "Stage Romance,"
starring William Farnum; One reel
Mutt and Jeff. "The Hole Cheese."
Friday, July 21, Band Concert, Prof.
Tuesday, July 25, Xane Guy's "Last
I rail"; One reel Fox News, No. 78.
Friday, July 28, Double number; "a-
ra 1 an Love," starring Gilbert; "Wise
SPANISH CLUB TO HOLD
LAST MEETING JULY 12
Miss Mabel E. Smith, nurse, are spend-
tlie summer in Seattle. Mrs. Mar
;iret N ost, H. M. Armstrong, Dr
Francis P. Wiggins, D. McRiter, am
Fayette Copeland, Jr., of the institute
arc oil the university summer
City superintendents who wish to se
cure Community Institutes for theit
school systems during the coming year
are urged to call at the extension divis
ion, old Science Hall, for further infor-
| RED RED ROSE HOLDS
INITIATION FOR 31
Many Out of Town Visitors Arc Pres-
ent When Neophytes Are Taken
into Mysteries of Club
Red Red Rose, honorary schoolmen's
organization held a banquet for initia
ti on for 31 neophytes at the Baptist
church Thursday night. July 6, accordin
to Richard Cloyd.
A number of out of town
present including representative
chapters at 1 tilsa, Edmond, (
City, Ada, Durant, Walters, <
F cn:c Will Wind up Activities of Las
Dos Americas for Summer,
Miss Barnes Says
Only one more business meeting of
Las D. is Americas will be held, accord-
ing to Miss Gladys A. Barnes, instructor
in the modern languages department
TEN WOMEN ENROLED IN
LIFE INSURANCE COURSE
Three Different Professors Teach in
Course; Phelan Gives
Ten out of the eighty students en-
rolled in the new life insurance sales-
manship class are women, according
tj Prof. Robert Williamson of the po-
litical science department.
The large class is handled by three
professors teaching along three dis-
tinct lines. I he class in the psycholo-
.... . . . ' - « uie psycnoio-
I he last meeting will lie in the form of |gy of salesmanship is being taught by
The next meeting of the club will lie
at the home of Mrs. Parker, 430 Laho-
ma, at 7:30 of the (veiling of July li
Tile following program is planned: roll
call, at which each member will name
his favorite diversion ; story by
Downing; violin solo by Mary Louis
Parker; anecdotes by Prof. Boring;
story by Mario Rodriguez; progreslve
conversation; Spanish songs, under di-
rection of Margarita Gimeno.
Those who have completed a year f
Spanish are cordially invited to be pres-
Dr. VV. W. Phelan, dean of the school
of education and director of the sum-
Loren D. Stark is handling the
course in practical selling and is also in
^ charge of the field work. Every stu
l"dd|dent under him is required to do some
actual selling of life policies.
James E. Braggs is handling the
class in principals and functions of
It is planned to have two lectures a
week in the course, leading insurance
men from all parts of the country be
ing scheduled to talk to the class.
NEWMAN CLUB WILL
HOLD OPEN HOUSE
Frederick, Chickasha, and Tahlequah.
All Catholic students arc invited to
come to the Newman club open house to
lie held at 7 o'clock Friday night at the
K. C. house, 535 University Boulevard,
according to I ena Gleason, president of
the clu ' Plenty of entertainment and
refreshments will be provided for all
those who attend. Miss Gleason said.
TO ISSUE NEW BULLETIN
A class in play coaching is being con
ducted by Miss Veroqua Petty, dramatic
art teacher, for the benefit of the sum
mer teachers who are interested in such
There are thirty enroled in the class
and they are all showing great interest,
according to Miss Petty.
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