The Oklahoma Weekly (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 10, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 5, 1922 Page: 3 of 4
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THE OKLAHOMA WEEKLY, THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 1922.
A WEEK TO GO,
Sooner Ticket Filled up by Late En-
tries; Questions of Eligibility
\Vith only ore week given them in
wli eli to put across the!' campaign ef-
fo*' s. campus po iticians set to work
Tuesi'ny to st r up interest in races which
w.l! end with the annual midyear elec-
tion Tuesday. January 10
Soi ners returned from tneir vacations
to f nd the contests for Sooner queen
developed into many-sided affairs by
PRINTS TO BE
IN THIS WEEK
SQUYRES IS ELECTED
KAPPA PSI PRESIDENT
National Honorary Musical Fraterni-
ty, An Oklahoma Product, Elects
Ul U iiuu iixiiij uj i- — * i
the filing of a whole set of petitions at those present when the Sooner is cir
tfie last minute Thursday, December culated."
22. The junior race was turned from
an empty ticket into
amount of spac« each class and organi-
zation will require.
contest by the filing of Billie Chapman
Mattie Dell McCarty and Edwina Hefley.
The name of Marjorie Guymon was
added to the sophomore ticket and "Bet-
ty" Farrell to the freshman ticket.
The university eligibility committee
Tuesday ruled William D. Renfrow off
the ticket for pharmic representative,
T. J. Woodmansee, chairman of the
student council election committee, re-
ported. Dorine Guthrie, candidate for A iTlliI I nnillfl
May queen was also declared ineligible y IM P A Will KKllflU
by the faculty committee on account of, ll "l Ul Hi HILL US1IHU
Saving carried on'y eight hours of class
work last semester, but the student coun-
cil will decide on the question whether
her office is subject to eligibility rules
before her name is taken from the tick-
it, Woodmansee said.
Copy for the bal'ots was given to the
university printshop Tuesday.
Pictures Taken by Other Than Offi-
cial Photographer Must Be Turn-
ed in to Sooner Office
Students who have had pictures taken
for the Sooner by any photographer j , r , ...
, , , c i . Scott P. Squyres, law freshman. Vian,
other than the olticial Sooner photo- , ■■ ■ i-
• , , . was elected Grand President ot Kappa
grapher will be required to have their , , ..
' „• , kappa Psi at the organizat.un s first
ur.nts turned into the booner office by j 11 - . ...
M annual convention held at stillwater.
Saturday, accord ng to Dorrance Kod- .. .
, , Monday and 1 ueselay, according to word
erick, editor. . , , n. ,
, , .i . ■ . I received here iuesday.
I his is the last week that prints . .- . .
, , „ ,, - , , , kappa kappa Psi is a national lion-
wi.l be accepted, Roderick said, and 11
, ' , ii I,,., iraiv n-us a, iraternity tor university
unless some of these birds show a little • ,
bandmen and was tounded in 1 dS at
the Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechan-
ical school at Stillwater, by Wiliam
A. Scroggs, a student in the Aggie
Delegates from Washington, Montana
and Norman attended the convention
in addition to representatives from east-
ern colleges that have filed petitions for
j 111 Sooner High Schools |
*1* *;• <• v v v v v v
Jenn ngs high school basketball team lbs nioniy is used to buy new music
defeated the Cleve anil boys' ttam, by a tor the c ub.
^core of 21 to 15. Jennings g rls* bas-
kelball ti atn defeated the I. eviland girk'
uam 1 v a score of 2!i to 9. These games
the first games played by these
the katy-lnti rscholastic lea;.
The -iiii r girls' basketball team of
iwtun high school won the loving cup
a; was given to the class winning in
nt. r-c ass tournament.
speed their pictures will hut tie among
The i' nd i
feated the Wank mi s
I all ly a : core of 2 > to
All pictures must be accompanied by
three-cornered ! a check for $1.50 to cover the engraving
expense. When pictures are taken by
the official photographer this is paid
at the studio. Otherwise it must be
paid at the Sooner office.
;iU eli lilt iivi wiuvv.. ;
Roderick Tuesday, urged all Sooner* c ^ ^ . ;dcnt of the Univeristy
to turn in their pictures and activity re- ^ ^lahonia ch „ of Kappa Kappa
ports as soon as possible in order that _ XT _ „ ;ri
the staff can begin figuring on the
Forgan high sohool won its
game of basketball this season, Friday,
Dccemlier 17, from Gate high school,
with a score of 2> to 7. This was the
fiist game played in the new gymnasium
of Forgan high school.
Lecrome high school defeated Beaver
high school basketball team with a score
of 4 to 41.
Forgan high school basketball team
defeated Stonington high school, by a
~core of '26 to 9, in the game p'ayed
eirls 'de- . m ran high s. hool lias increased
basket- '-he i um er of pieces in the.r orchestra
, to twenty. This organization has play-
|i 1 for the Rotary club luncheon and
first kiwanis club banquet, and for all high
JUNIORS GATHER AT 4;
SENIORS AT 7:30 P. M.
•President Brooks will Address Fourth
Year Students; Memorial
Question Is Up
Meetings of the all-senior and a'l-
junior classes will be held today. The
'juniors will meet at 4 o'clock and the
seniors at 7 i.'O o'clock, both in tl\e as-
semb'y hall of Education building.
• President Stratton D. Brooks will
address the seniors, Holmes "Cub'
Wheeler, senior class president, said
j Fine Arts building, according to th
Charles Wakefield Cadman, Author of j bate coach. Those workinz on tli
Opera "Shenawis," To Be
Brought by Y. W. C. A.
lJsi. The chapter at Norman was in-
stalled last May.
DEBATE SQUADS TO MEET
AND INVESTIGATE TOPICS
Members of debating squads, both !
men's and women's, will meet at 4 o'clock ! W *panu:k high school basketbal
this afternoon in Josh Lee's office, 307 team defeated the Coleman high school
(]e_ | team by a sc >re of 32 to 23. 1 his
The juniors of the Chickasha high
school gave their class play entitled,
"Jimmie! Jim! Jim!" on the nights ot
December 8 and 9 in the high school
auditorium. The class cleared $106.00.
The swimming pool of the Sapulpa
high school is a very popular p'ace and
an unusual number of girls are taking
advantage of the classes in swimming.
I There are 115 girls enroled.
All high school students of Duican
I who fail in more than one subject, this
semester will be forced to drop one siib-
„ - s was | ject, unless a satisfactory excuse can be
^ ti_ o iin-1 the first game of the season for Wapa- macie along with the assurance* of hard-
ration question will meet with Angus j nucka. i cr stuciy.ng.
Woodford and those on the kansas
industrial court plan question will meet
Charles Wakefield Cadman, well-
known American composer of Indian ^ ^ inni'P
music, will lecture here under auspices ORATORS ARUUE
of the Y. \V. C. A. in March, it was I
announced Monday. He will bring with j
him Tsianina Redfeather, an Oklahoma Best Speaker Will Represent Oklaho
TO MAKE TEAM
| Indian princess who will sing several
! of his compositions among which will
be Cadman's "In the Land of the Sky
Cadman was born in the east and
ma in Missouri Valley Oratorical
A motion picture machine has been in- j
stalled in the- Hartshorne high school,'
],y the 1 iu-.inc\s men of the city. Both
educational and classical picture are
shown every week.
The Wapanaucka high school literary
society will give a play. "Two of a
Kind," under the direction of the assis-
tant pr 1 nc pal of the high school, on
The first oratorical contest of the year I —
Cadman was born in the east and will be held Wednesday afternoon, Jan- llu- stn,or 1 *'s_ ' J Married
studied music in Philadelphia and New uary 11. at 4 o'clock in the Law bui'd-j J V furuis'will be
York. For some time he gave his at- ing. This will be in the form of try-, 1 • • V 7 "Mart Horn" tlr1
tcntion to the criticism of music be- outs to select a representative for the 1 4 ' ' ' ^ '
fore he became interested in Indian university in the Missouri Valley ora-:111scl1001 annual-
song-lore. His first five songs were torical contest.
refused by five publishers but were final-1 Speeches must be original and not
ly accepted and since that time Cadman more than 1.500 words in length, ac-
has become known as the greatest com- cording to Angus Woodford, president
The senior memorial will he discussed P° er of Indian songs in the world. of the oratorical council. There may be
, mi i „ ,„aiip hv the ran and Cadman gained fame by the sole auth- -00 words quoted, Woodtord said, but, _—
and report will be made by the cap and ^ ^ ^ ^ Shenawis,| none plagiarized in these speeches.) "The Sidelights Class," is the name
gown comnvttee. ^ announc. which ran for two seasons at the Metro-i There will be no separate judging for of an organization in Henryetta high;
■ ,n'n ! !,r junior meetin- stat- polHan Opera house in New York. It! thought and composition. From all in- school, that meets for the purpose o
•n^ 1,1 c,i 1 1 1 ' activities was t'lc ^'rst American opera to live dications this will be a warm contest, discussing the important happenings ol .
e" 1V',r'1, , C.-; i nilns for more than one season at that theatre. I Several of the best orators in school the nation.
would be taken UP and The y w. c A intends to make an have already stated their intention to
the sale of umor Prom tickets would Ok!ah0ma day,' try out.
be made at this meeting. I ,
£ and Cadman s lecture will be part of the AHOMA CITY HIGH
VARSITY FIVE MEETS entertainment on that occasion. OK LA HUM A n
The "Wilson Hi Times," is the name
of the first school paper that the stu-
dents of Wilson high school have e>er
The seniors of Lexington high school
are going to take bookkeeping and com-
mercial law the second semester.
The department of science of Ring-
i ling high school has a new stereopticon,
from the Bausch and Lomb Optical com-
pany, that i| to 1 e used in illustrating the
work in science.
An orchestra was recently organized in
Wewoka high school.
Waynoka has a new nign school,
liui'ding that will 'e finished in the near
"Esmaralda," is the play that is to be
given the last of January, by the faculty
of Lexington high school.
"Deacon Dubbs," is the name of 'be
play, that will be given by the seniors
of Anadarko high school this spring.
Parts in the play have been asigncd and
the books ordered.
jciation of Pawhuska
leir annual banquet at
The Sooner basketball team will op-
en its campaign lor the 1922 Missouri,
Valley caging championship here Sat-1
'urday, January 7, when Grinnell comes|
here for- the first contest of the seasem,
according to Ben G. Owen, athletic di-
The schedule has been revised and now
includes two games with the Oklahoma
. Aggies. The original program called
for four games with the Kansas Aggies
but this has been cut down to two con-
tests in order to make room for the
Tdie revised schedule is as follows:
Jan. 7—Grinnell at Norman.
Jan. 11—Drake at Norman.
—Ames at Norman.
-Kansas Aggies at Norman.
-Nebraska at Norman.
-Oklahoma Aggies at Still-
Jan. 31—Kansas at Norman.
Feb. 4—Missouri at Columbia.
Feb. 10—Kansas Aggies at Manhat-
Felt. 11—Kansas at Lawrence.
Feb. IS—Washington at Norman.
Feb. 22—Nebraska at Lincoln,
eb. 23—Ames at Ames.
Feb. 24—Grinnell at Grinnell.
March I—Oklahoma Aggies at Nor-
March 4—Missouri at Norman.
WILL HAVE INTERCLASS
The girls' glee club of Hartshorne
high school gave a program of Christ-
mas carols in chapel, Wednesday, Dec-
Class basketball games to be played on
Friday afternoons will be a new fea-, been completed
ture of the basketba'l program of Cen-
tral high school of Oklahoma City this
winter. Because of the interest taken
in the interclass games that have been
played in the past, before the regular
games, Coach E. B. Cotteral lias decided
to have a class league instead of an eli-
Each of the four classes in high school
have a separate coach. All of the teams
have been practicing for some time. The
first games will he played early in Jan-
uary. Two boys' and two gir's' teams
will play each Friday afternoon.
Henryetta high school has a new audi-
torium and gymnasium, that has just
The school board, and the men ol
Hartshorne high school faculty were en-
tertained with a dinner, on December
20, by the home economics department.
The guests showed their appreciation by
making a large donation to the depart-
Social hygiene was the subject of a
cries of lectures that were given to the
Z> Howard Cross, Graduate of University of Oklahoma, Dies in Mexico,
Victim of Yellow Fever Which He Fought in Interests of Science;
Proclaimed as Martyr by Mexicans and Americans Both
The alumni a
high school held
which they approved a constitution gov'
| ering the athletic policies and affairs of
the high school. This constitution calls
' for representation from the senior class
of the high school, faculty, school board,
the athletic director, and three represen-
tatives from the alumni association.
The Collinsville high school are con-
tinually doing something to help their
finances. They have recently put on a
play, "Our Wives," for the benefit of
the library, and also a carnival which
included vaudeville stunts by different
students. This last venture cleared $50
for the school.
Every department of the high school
of Ada was thoroughly inspected by
members of the Lions club during the
American Educational week program for
Nowata high school boys and girls, by i /V(]a
Dr. Wilcox. | _
! The Amorita high school girls bas-
I he freshman class of Lawton high ketball team defeated the Northwestern
school made the money to meet their j ^(ate Normal girls' team by a score of 33
class expenses, by having a pie supper
and selling the pies.
The girls glee cb-'j of Wewoka high
school pay fifty cents a semester dues.
Scientists and writers thruout the two
Americas opened up their hearts in tri-
bute to a son of the University of Okla-
homa during the last week honoring
the work and the heroism of Dr. How-
ard B. Cross, M. D. *14, who died De-
cember 27, at Vera Cruz, Mexico, a vic-
tim of the yellow fever which he was
attempting to he'p eradicate.
Doctor Cross sailed from New York
November 23 to study and fight the yel-
low fever at Tuxtepec, in the country
south of the Rio Grande, where the fev-
er exists all the year around. He was
an expert zoo'ogist and bacteriologist,
and took special study of the microbe
carrier of the fever under its discoverer,
Dr. Hideyo Noguchi.
"Dr. Howard B. Cross of Wauomis,
Oklahoma, sacrificed his life for sci-
ence and humanity, while engaged in a
valient effort to eradicate yellow fever
in Mexico. By his death, the science
o hacterio'opy lost an able and con-
scientious worker and the world a brave
and generous spirit."
Arthur Brisbane, highest paid editorial
writer in America, called him a true
martyr for he gave his life willingly for
the cause of humanity. He knew when
he liegan the study of the dred disease
that it was probable that he would be a
He will live long as a hero,
parents to Waukomis, Oklahoma. He
attended the Univeristy Preparatory
school at Tonkawa, and graduated from
the University of Oklahoma in 1914.
Later he took post graduate work at the
University of Chicago and at John Hop-
kins University and returned to teach for
a short time in Oklahoma. He was a
member of the Oklahoma chapter of
Sigma Chi fraternity.
Honored in Mexican Capital
Special services were held at Vera
Cruz where he died. The body was
taken to Mexico City where it lay in
state at the capitol, by the order of Pres-
for he represents real courage," said
Brisbane. The Daily Oklahoman edi-! ident Obrcgon, president of the land for
toriaUy suggested a state memorial to which Doctor Cross gave his life. Latcr
be erected in his honor. the body was sent to Lamont^ Okla.,
Doctor Cross was born at Conway where it was buried by the Masonic
A statement from Rockefeller institute Springs, Kansas, July 31, 1888. When lodges of Lamont and Waukomis, Mon-
headquarters in New York declares, he was a small boy, he moved with his day afternoon.
Fellow Scientists Mourn Lou
TRACK MEN COME OUT
MONDAY SAYS 'GRIFF'
Varsity track work will start
Monday, January 9, according to
Bryan Griffin, 1922 track captain.
Light indoor work will be the ord-
er for the first two weeks. Coach
Crover C. Jacobsen will not be
aide to direct the work until March
1, being busy with the wrestling
team, hut w II turn the work over
to Captain Griffin.
Al>out ten letter men are expect-
ed to respond to the first call,
and with several good men grad-
uating from last years freshmen
team prospects are the brightest
in years, according to Griffin.
to 9. The Northwestern boys' basketball
team defeated the Amorita team by a
score of 40 to 23.
The students of Shamrock high school
gave the comedy drama, "Whose Little
Bride Are You?" The proceeds amount-
ed to $170. This money was given to
the library fund.
The girls' basketball team of Lexing-
ton high school won four successive
games. The last game was played with
I.dmond high school, on December 23,
on the Lexington court. The score was
22 to 19.
The boys' basketball team of Sham-
rock high school defeated the Stroud
team by a score of 20 to 14 on Friday,
Lexington high school boys' basketball
team defeated Wayne's second team by
a score of 10 to 4 in a game played
A minstrel was given in the Shamrock
high school auditorium December IS and
16, for the benefit of the boy scouts.
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