The Oklahoma Weekly (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 10, Ed. 1 Tuesday, April 15, 1919 Page: 4 of 4
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THE OKLAHOMA WEEKLY, TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 1919.
1500 MAY ENROLL
New Y. W. Cabinet
K. A.'s Win From
Announced By President
Phi Gams 13 to 10
Short Session and Special Lectures
Will Draw Record Attendance,
At least 1500 students are expected
to attend the summer session of the
university which will start June 7 and
end August 15, Dr. W. W. Phelan,
director, estimated Thursday. Th
will be an increase of 300 over
enrollment of last summer.
In addition to the regular university
couises offered, lecture courses by
prominent educators will be given
Dr. l'helan says. Lecture hours will
ke at 9 and 11 a. m.
Cambridge Man Secured
Arrangements have been completed
to bring to the university Dr. Ivan
. i fauna, of Cambridge university,
England, who will deliver a series of
lectures from June 16 to 28. "Trans
formation of the World by the
Renaissance and " I he Appreciation
of Art" will be the topic of his work.
Dr. Hanna has a wide reputation
as an educational speaker and was
for several years president of King's
College, Nova Scotic, the oldest col-
lege in Canada. He will start his
third summer s work in American uni-
versities next June.
Other Lectures Arranged.
J. Adams Puffer, child welfare ex-
pert and educational director of the
National Welfare League of America,
will lecture on "Adolescence" and
"Child Welfare" from fune 30 to July
Contracts have also been signed to
secure H. O. Deitrick, of Kane, I'enn.,
Regional Director of army overseas
education, and Dr. Edward Howard
Griggs, of New York, from July 21 to
26. Dr. Griggs has delivered lec-
tures at the university before.
J he Devereaux plaj'crs, a company
touring off the Broadway circuit, that
visited the university some time ago
will be at the universty again June
18 and 17 when they will produce
"Romeo and Juliet" and "The Tam-
ing of the Shrew."
Twenty-one Members Named To
Make Up Five General Committees;
Twenty-one appointments to fill
five general committees to work
on the Y. W. C. A. cabinet this year
were announced Wednesday by
Jennie Lessenger, president.
Following arc the new department
members of the cabinet who have
just been installed: fall campaign
executive, Lois Emery; fall cam-
paign chairman, Vrginia Hancock;
ways and means chairman, Florice
Lyday; student life executice, Geneva
Ballinger; social chairman, Lois Blan-
ton; membership chairman, Ruth
Moore; conference and convention
chairman, Nora Neas; association
news chairman, Edith Breeding; big
sister chairman, Florence Monnet.
On the religious committee the fol-
lowing appointments were made:
religious meeting executive, Frances
Miller; chairman, Lucile Wickizer;
music chairman, Mrs. Albert M. Pigg;
publicity chairman, Caroline Cope-
Volunteer study executive, Ruth
GlidwelP; Bible study chairman, Paul-
ine Chase; world fellowship chair-
man, Gertrude Wilber; .social service
executive, Elaine Hargis; social chair-
man, Jessie Bloodworth; house and
room chairman, Eva Maloy; em-
ployment chairman, Edith Crallee;
high school chairman, Dorothy
I he new advisory board for the
Y. W. C. A. is made up of the fol-
lowing: Mrs. T. II. Aszman, chair-
man; Mrs. W. W. Phelan, Miss Eli-
zabeth Jordan, Mrs. R. H. Waters,
Mrs. Roy Gittinger, Miss Margaret
J. Mitchell, and Miss Rosetta Briegel.
4, (Summarized for Spring 1919) 4.
First the wind blows swift and fierce
Then the rain begins to pour
Soon there conies a sultry spell
And then it spills some more
Our gardens soon are looking green
Until we have a frost some night
And rise to find ice in the sink
Ihen by jinks, we're in a plight.
And next a wind right from the north
Which leaves without more harm
Thus in order they will come
Last is dessert with sandstorm.
Than plain spring fever in its wake.
But 011 what day and which and when
Is for the Gods up in the sky
And not mere mortal men.
Defeat By Kappa Sigs Retrieved By
Kappa Alpha In Tuesday's Game
With the Phi Gams.
TWO SOONER ALUMNI
NAMED AS REGENTS
University Hails f-overnor's Appoint-
ments To Board As Start Of
HOW THEY STAND
Si, Sen or; Oui Madame
Naughty Students Cut
That day they cut the 1 o'clock
Spanish 9 class some of them went
upstairs and leaned over the banis-
ters and watched, some went to the
floor below and peeped upward, some
dodged into the next room and oth-
ers effected a mad escape through
the front door, but all were intent 011
the same inglorious purpose. At the
same time Professor Gimeno was
making hot tracks along the east side
of the oval toward administration
building with the disconcerting reali-
zaton that he had just barely time to
get there by fifteen after.
K. S. 2
S. X. .1
K. A ..1
S. A. E 0
S. N 0
Won Lost Pet.
Men s Club YY ill Give
Home Concert Mav 15
Sale of Tickets For Introduction of
Sooner Singers Scheduled For
I ickets for the home concert of the
Sooner Glee club, to be given in
the auditorium . Tuesday evening,
April 15, will be put 011 sale in the
administration building Mondav
morning, accordng to a notice sent
out from the school of fine arts
Thursday The price of admission will
be thirty-five cents
The university men's club accom-
panied by Prof. William G. Schmdt,
director, is singing in the western
part of the state this week and will
not be home until Sunday.
Special solo numbers and quartet
selections will be the feature of the
club's first appearance before a
Sooner audience, Professor Schmidt
announced before leaving on the
trip last Monday. "The Grasshop-
per", tragic cantata, and "Nego
Spiritual," devotional number, now
being given wth great success by the
club over the state, will be leaders 011
NEW SECRETARY HERE
TO TAKE UP DUTIES
Miss Viva Booth, student secretary
of the V W. C. A., arrived in Nor-
man this week to take up her re-
gular duties at the universty. The
new secretary was appointed some
time ago to fill a vacancy left by the
resignation of Miss Nelle Summers.
For several monthes Miss Booth
has been connected with the Price
Section of the War Industry board,
located at Washington, D. C.. and has
recently been in training for Y. W.
C. A. secretaryship.
Overheard from one of the sweet
young things: We always have with
us: Hum, this Federal Reserve board
is a failure. I always felt it would be.
I tried to draw a check this morning
tried to draw a check this morning
and was told I couldn't because my
account was overdrawn.
SOONER TO GO
TO PRESS SOON
Copeland Announces Year Book To
Be On Press April20. Expected
In Early Part of May.
1 he 1919 Victory Sooner will go to
press April 20, according to Fayette
Copeland, editor. The last of the
engravings were shipped Thursday
and so far the work 011 the book is
ahead of its schedule. The contract
with the printer calls for the delivery
of the books three weeks after the
receipt of the final copy, thus assur-
mg their appearance on the campus
eai ly in May.
Several of the features usually in-
corporated in the year book will be
missing tins year, due to the lack of
time and space. The Sooner will be
divided into two distinct books, the
nst part being devoted entirely to the
military activities of former students
aiu graduates of the university and
",ller sccu giving the usually re-
cords of the school year. Accordng
to Copeland great effort is being put
the military section of the
Eight Sooners Attending
Universities In England
Eight men from the University of
Oklahoma are attending English uni-
versities under the plan offered by
the United States government to
American soldiers quartered on
European soil, according to word
just received here. They are Capt.
Cleveland Thompson, Lt. Hubert Am-
brister. Lt. John Mosely, Sgt. Marion
Northcutt, Sgt. D. McIntosh, Jr. Roy
Orr, Morrisin Toomer, and Bud Gen-
These Sooners will attend a three
tuontas' course on full pay.
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Kappa Alpha detrieved its defeats
at the hands of the Kappa Sigs when
i: won over the Phi Gams Tuesday
afternoon 13 to 10. The winners
started with a lead which was not
overcome by the Phi Gams until the
last of the fifth inning but a spurt in
the last brought six runs across the
plate and game finally decided for
the K. A.'s. -
Both teams' pitchers were pounded
unmercifully and it was only the
good fielding of both teams that the
score was not larger. Two home-
runs, one by Swatek, of the Kappa
Alpha, and one by Groom, a Phi Gam,
were knocked during the game. T! ?
hitting of McNeese, center gardener
for the vanquished was a featuring
with one three bagger and two
doubles out of four times up.
hears, Wallace and Holmes were
the best for K. A and Groom, While
and McNeese were the most depend-
able for the Phi Gam .
I he batterie-: l'hi Gamma Delta,
White and Hopping and Cooley;
Kappa Alpha, Starkey and Swatek.
Score by innings:
K. A. 340 006 0
Phi Gam 027 000 1
IN THE AIR
Picture* of all of the "Gold
men oi the university and also
men who have been decorated
or cited for braverv
section. 1, WJ„ alM) comajn ^
names and records of every men con-
nected with the university who had a
part m the w«r.
Skies ot gray and skies of blue,
•V,un tllat ijakes 11s through and
Sudden showers that drench 1
That's spring—in Oklahoma.
Colds that make us cough
Every time we feel a breeze,
While the wicked "flu" germs
It's spring—in Oklahoma.
When the roads are lakes of mud
I rces bloom out and flowers bud,
\M11le we struggle through the flood.
Its spring—in Oklahoma.
If. when Heath the star strewn
W hisperiug couples pass us by,
And we hear a long drawn sigh,
Spring's come—to Oklahoma.
But in spite of "fin" germs' glee,
And mud as far as eye can see,
Ehere s but one place we'll chose to
In spring—that's Oklahoma
When nice big trees
Are full of leaves
And sweethearts breathe
Of love, and sight and sneeze
When passers walk
Then spring is in the air.
\\ hen C. D. gets to feelin'
'That another girl's a needin'
What he handed out to others
In his past.
\\ hen Anut Lucile pulls out again
The bombershoots for girls and men
To eye with envy and chargrin
| Then spring'll begin.
When impossibles arc matching
And Mother Natures' patching
Up the scenery and skylight
Of this world of
And the nights are full of moonshine
As were the men of strength so fine
In our mother's day and time
\\ hen they all played square and fair-
Then spring is in the air.
NINE SCHOOLS ACCREDITED
Six 1 ighschools and three de-
nominational schools have been fully
accredited by A, C. Parsons, state
higf.chool inspector, in the last week.
They arc Cache, Choctaw, Nash, Tex-
ola, WeNunka, and Westville high-
schools, Holiness college at Bethany,
St. Anthony's school at Okmulgee,
and the preparatory department of the
Catholic, university at Shawnee.
The Pierian literary society met
in the Recital hall last Thursday
night, and a very interesting program
was rendered. Bennie Henry gave a
brief history of the short-story, fol-
lowed by a piano solo by Lena Wil-
son. Louise McComb read the first
of a scries of short stories which the
club has planned for the remainder
of the quarter.
First Year Girl Wins Over Opponent
98-79 In Popularity
Catherine "Peggy" Patterson of
Muskogee was elected Freshman
Queen yesterday, triumphing over her
opponent, Janet Stuart, by a vote of
98 to 79 after one of the lightest
balloting ever known in the popularity
race. Nominations were made in a
special meeting of the freshman class
W ednesday afternoon.
The present freshman class con-
tains more than 500 members.
Freshman Queen is usually eletced
the fall to preside at celebratons of
first year students 011 Freshman Fri-
day, preceding the biggest football
game that is played 011 the home
gridiron. On account of war condi-
tions is was impossible to hold the
election last Setpember.
Fire Department Must
Have Its Rubber Coats
A Freshie would a' dating go,
Where the dear brothers told him no,
But just as freshie was thinking it
A naughty vampire nabbed him, and
said, "you're mine!"
It wa.-. just an ordinary fire
Cause being a faulty
Damage not very severe.
K'o lives lost.
The fire department, with its usual
dispatch and promptness, reached
the blazing home of the Hon. J. B.
Phillips, Cleveland county's repres-
entative in the state legislature Tues-
day night, at 8 o'clock. A crowd of
university Students also reached the
house, which is located 011 the cor-
ner of T.ufaula and the Boulevard.
The fire department, with the aid of
willing university students, attached
a hose to the fire plug. No pressure.
Then some brilliant genius suggested
that the hose be attached to Norman's
new fire engine. Pressure de luxe!
So the firemen, bystanders assert,
rushed into the burning building.
Suddenly one of the fire men ex-
claimecl: 'boys, we haven't got 011 our
rubber coats. Lets go get them'." •
Announcement of Governor J. B.
A. Robertson s appointments to mem-
bership 011 the new board of regents
for the University of Oklahoma was
heralded here yesterday as the final
preparatory step in * great expansion
era at the universit*"
Two Sooners On Board.
Two university alumni have been
given places on the board under the
new law. It is cor-idered self-evi- 1
dent that they will le: ve 110 stone un-
turned which would benefit the uni-
versity in any way.
Of the seven men appointed, C. C.
Roberts, Oklahoma City, and Harry
II. Diamond, Holden-nlle, are grad-
uates of the university. Roberts was
given the A. B. degree 11 1901 and is
an Oklahoma City banker. Diamond
graduate of the school of law,
class of 1912.
Other member- of the board are
Samuel W. Hayes, Ofahoma City,
E. W. Marland, Ponca City, H. H.
Rogers, i ulsa, George Bowman,
Kingfisher, and H. L. Muldrow. Nor
man, all well known over the state.
The personnel of the board from a
professional standpoint is three law-
yer.:, two oil magnates, < He '.anker,
and one insurance man.
20C0 Students Expected.
Two thousand or more resident stu-
dents are expected next September
and crowded conditions wi" contniue
but the new buildings will help to take
care of them.
Rapid forward strides are expected
for the unversity within the next two
years which will place this in*titutiou
ou a pur in every way with tne lead-
ing state universities of the middle
vve.-t. huture growth will be in num-
ber of students, buildings, eqv'oment
and other facilities for makiug the
university serve the state in every
One year later, the new woman's
building, given the university ) v the
last legislature, will probably be con-
structed and ready for use. This
building will fill a need longfH.t at
the university and undoubtedly will
greatly increase the number of wom-
In past years the proportion of men
to women students has been about
number of men here this school "ear
two to one. The war decreased the
and the proportion is about 40 per
cent women of the 1,400 resident stu-
Sobs, Sniffs and Snobs
Dedicated to memory of
W. TIPTON HUFF
Do you suppose that in the wild
ights and Scraps of S. A. T. C.
Our humorist has been beguiled,
And never more we'll laugh and cry
At Tipton Tuff's slobs, sighs and
Or is he here in learning's realm
And modest lingers all the while
\\ hen fame awaits to overwhelm
Him who wrote in epic style?
Oh, how we long again to smile!
Or has he weakened in the splash
Of too much fun and college life
And given up his pet ideal
le poet's records to kersmach?
Iluff did outshine Walt Whitman's
Or can it hi the light is out
I11 our wit's spacous head
And Cynthia McLuke hears on the
And oceupes the box instead?
(Fifteen years ago at the World's
Fair in St. Loius)—One of the auto-
mobiles 011 exhibit, made a round
trip of ten miles without any trouble.
I he best elks come froiv. China."
Joe Koch stated laboriously in stilt-
ed Spanish one doy in commercial
Spanish class. -
No, from Cheena, s^id Professor
Gimeno, giving the ward the neces-
sary foreign pronounci'ation.
No, China, said • Koch, insisting
that the beautiful cloth came from
this well known 'country instead of
from the strange incomprehensible
place which lie apparently never had
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Ray, Grace. The Oklahoma Weekly (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 10, Ed. 1 Tuesday, April 15, 1919, newspaper, April 15, 1919; Norman, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc110857/m1/4/: accessed October 18, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.