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Page 10 text:
Freshman Joan Diggs presents
a caricature of the happy moron
in the 195-l version of Operation
Men of the chorus line of Opera-
lions Follies include: tleft to right?
Fred Masten. Ray DeTuurney. John
Pacala. Bill Brinkman. Lloyd Spen-
cer, Ralph Sterling. Bob Desat-
nick. and George Douglas.
The Speech Department. throughout the
year, supported by Wigs and Cues and
Theta Alpha Phi. produces two major pro-
ductions which add real glamour to the
theatrical limelight, along with the one act
plays and Operations Follies.
The fall production in 1953 was "Black
Chiffon," with Wayne Dunbar, Sarah Purk-
hiser, Lynn Wood, Jane Teeters. Ann Mul-
lendore, Fred Masten, and Jack Phelps in
Patty Hardin served as assistant direct-
or and Lee Mook was stage manager.
"Mister Angel" took the stage in the
spring to present another show for the
students by the students. The cast in-
cluded: Martha Garner, Jack Davis. Wil-
liam G. Bridges, Ann Mullendore, Judy
Ba'bcock. Carole Jacobs. Pamela Herring,
Sarah Purkhiser, Dorothy Johnson, Dan
Olijniczak, John Troyer, Carol Bristow and
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Seated, first row: Anna Lou Lawson. Connie Sunde, Virginia Spaulding, Paula Wengel, Joyce Gor-
danier, Kay Venitz, Carole Jacobs, Joan Miner, Loretta Kellams, Carole Neese, Joyce Ulrey, Marilyn
Shepherd, Patricia Jones. Seated. second row: Beatrice Wilson, Marlene Hungerford, Jacqueline Wertz.
Nanci Jones, Judith Babcock, Patty Wood Hardin, Sarah Purkhiser, Judith Tillett, Jo Ann Pritchard,
Mary Lynn Wood, Doris Stephenson. Standing, first row: Maxine Meyers, Billie Snowball, Wayne Dun-
bar, Pamela Herring, Joan Adams, Kay Claibourn, Norma Gold, Mary Boyer, Margaret Griffith, Vera
Lanham, Shirley Dine, Barbara Berntson, Betty Shirmer, Mary Martha Hungerford, Vera Pacala, Mar-
tha Trunnell. Standing, second row: Raymond DeTourney, John Phelps, Lee Mook, Bonnie Thompson,
Betty Russell. Jack Davis, Don Decker, Richard Adams, Max Wesemann, Richard Darling, Carolyn Git-
zen. Standing, third row: John Waugaman, Larry McQueen, Ted Gibbens, Gary Lindsey, John McClain,
Eddie Brooks, Don Everdon, Raymond Spencer, Herbert Pigman.
First organized in 1914, the primary purpose of
Wigs and Cues dramatics club is .to give experience
in acting and directing and to present the prob-
lems and solutions of the backstage processes to
those people majoring in the speech field.
Students of all departmental fields may find a
Q place in the club, however. Journalism majors get
f . good experience working with publicity: while
home economics students will find their type ot'
work on the costume or make-up crews.
Points are given to members for acting in or serv-
ing on crews for the two maior productions and the
three one-act plays given throughout the year. A
minimum of 250 points must be earned in NVigs
and Cues, before a person is eligible to be tapped
for Theta Alpha Phi, national dramatics honorary.
First semester officers, selected by Theta Alpha
Phi, were Jack Phelps, president: Vera Pacala,
vice-president: Connie Sunde, secretary: and
Wayne Dunbar, treasurer. At the beginning of
second semester. Jack Davis and Martha Garner
were named president and vice-president, respec-
Wigs and Cues
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Seated, first row: V.
Spaulding, J. Ulrey, M.
Hendrickson, B. Reid, S.
McKinney, C. Jacobs. K.
Venitz, J. Miner, L. Kel-
lanis, C. Neese, L. Wood.
Seated, second row: J.
Williams, B. Shuler, K.
Thompson, E. Ramsey, S.
Alldredge, J. Secrest, C.
Sunde, Marilyn Shepherd,
D. Stephenson, J. Tillett,
.l. Pritchard, P. Wengel.
P. Jones. Seated, third
row: J. Cartwright, J.
Babcock, P. Hardin, N.
Jones, S. Purkhiser, J.
Gordauier. Standing, first
row: Dr. I. George Blake.
G. Douglass, J. Kelly, T.
Gibbcns, W. Sclzeeley, R.
Paris, R. Hamilton. L. Mc-
Queen, D. Eveidon, J.
Fleener, A. Sanders,4D.
Taber, B. Schirmer, R.
Blackinon, J. Kight, H.
Pigman. Standing, second
row: R. DeTourney, G.
Swing, R. Sterling, J.
Waugaman, G. Lindsey.
D. Decker, D. Miller, A.
Davis, J. Steeves, J. Davis.
Named one of the top three clubs in the state
this year, Franklin's Young Republicans Club,
was given the chairmanship ofsthe key agricultural
committee at the convention of the Mid-West Fed-
eration.of Young Republican Clubs at Purdue in
Officers for the year were Herb Pigman, presi-
dent, Marty Hungerford, vice-pre-sidentg Kay
Venitz, secretary, and Jack Davis, treasurer.
Purdue's Home Economics Convention was the
highlight of the year for the nine members of the
Home Economics Club.
Lei by Martha, Trunnell, first semester, and
Wood Hardin, second semester, the club
toward its goal of better homemaking.
Home Euuuumlus Club
First row: Patty Wood
Hardin. Second row: Mar-
tha Trunnell. Kathleen
Mitchell, Joan Trader.
Third row: Betty Hinant
Hooker, Susan Cobb, Mrs.
Harold Hickman, adviser.
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