Nebraska Wesleyan University - Plainsman Yearbook (Lincoln, NE)

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v •. WeiB mmi M ' ' ■S?fv(i ' - ' ' , ' ■ ' ■;. ' ' ' liMIffifl DV- ' :tf;i« $5 li w JH IMUFJT -- ' - ' Ii«Wf:f ' M4J 6i »V i% ■, ' ii ' liA Of Coiirsd — they ' re dancing at the Corn- husker . . . where the season ' s cleverest parties are held . . . where Wesleyan men and women gather after the theater or a shopping expedition . . . where delicious food is excel- lently served in an atmosphere of gayety and charm. The Cornhusker has become a part of the rich tradition of Nebraska Wesleyan University. The companionship and pleas- ure you enjoy now at the Corn- husker will be among your cherished college memories of tomorrow. LINCOLN , NEBRASKA. — UflDfR SCMm Ufl D P£CT OA H . f _ j , j fe. THE CHOICEST WHEAT IS BEENDED IN yfCTOJ FLOUR The Crete Mills, home of VICTOR FLOUR, is never dependent upon any section for its wheat supply! Because of established shipping routes, wheat from the nation ' s finest wheat sec- tions can be brought through Crete on the way to markets. Therefore, The Crete Mills is in a position to select the finest wheat grown each year for blending in VICTOR FLOUR. This is an advantage only a mill as strategically located as The Crete Mills can have! Housewives noted for their excellent baking results say VICTOR FLOUR has no equal. VICTOR FLOUR has proved to these housewives that it means good bakings — bakings that keep fresh — and bakings that are economical. Be SURE your next sack of flour IS VICTOR FLOUR! THE CRETE MILLS CRETE - NEBR. In the center of your school LIFE A Store of GOOD Things (3) li l i The Plainsman In Pictures Table of Contents Page Mark Fifty Years - - - 7 Homecoming - - - 1 1 Administration . . - 12 Freshmen - - - - 14 Biology - - - - 20 Chemistry, Neil Davis - 22 Geography - . - - 24 Football - . - - 27 English. Helen Swanson - 35 Sophomores - - - - 36 Languages, James Tipton 41 Band, Dorothy Peters 42 Pep Club. Warren Johnston - 44 " One picture is worth ten ilmusanci woids. " — Confucius. In this ant] the foUowing issues of your I ' lainsman. pictures, old and new, have f raduated from the role of illustrators to that of narrators. For the old, the staff searched out ancient |)hotoura];)hs for historical con- tinuity, and for the new. we secured contemporary photographs of every student, faculty member, and administrative oftker. Department pictures are as up-to-date as " Life " itself. Pictures, however, can portray only the surface of a scene or situ- ation, wherein reality does not always lie. Consequently, the photo- journalistic style was adopted, whereby the most effectual use of writing and photography nia_ ' be obtained. Since W ' esleyan university is organizetl in departments, the Plains- man record is in sections which will represent each department, in this and the succeeding issues. Departure from convention is the devotion of a page in the football section to the " cannon fodder " of the field, and the inclusion of a game chart showing graphicall} ' the important plays of the teams during a game. To give you, today ' s students of ' esleyan, a perspective of your school, and to awaken memories of facult_ - and alumni, a readable, enjoyable history was written of ' esleyans half-century in fat years and lean. The emphasis of present years and times is upon realism. Few W ' esleyan students now are not confronting things as they are. With knowledge that realism consists of the rewards as well as responsi- bilities of life, of the beauty as well as the duty, of the spiritual as well as the temporal, we are striving, and will strive to portray to you the realities of Weslevan. Piililislicd by Xp;braska Wesi.eya.m University, Lincoln, Nebraska Dr. Benjamin F. Schwartz, C itnicei or Oscar Bennett, Dir. Sc iooi o Mms-;c F. A. Alabaster, Dean oj L. A. B. E. McProud. Demi of T. C. Chancellor Benjamin F. Schwartz, A. B., Grinnell, 1919 ; S. T. B., Boston university school of theology. 1922; D. D. from Towa W ' esleyan college, 1931; came to W ' esleyan from the pastorate of the large Methodist Epis- copal church at Indianola, Iowa. Dr. Schwartz assumed the chancellorship just before the beginning of the fall term of school, 1938. Plainsman .Magazine ; Editor, Charles Sharp ; Assistant Editors, Sally Deane, Wayne Stewart; Sports Editor, Bruce Keith: Business Manager, Richard Ricker; Associate Business Manager, Bill Bexker; Student Photographers, Stanley Neil, Marvin Feyerherm THE CORNER STONE On September 22. 1887. the corner stone was laid. The names of the Board of Trustees went into that «;tone. The charter of the University went into it. PhotoRraphs of Dr. CreiKhtun and of Dr. Lemon, general finano ' al agent, some current news- papers and other documents were seale l within the stone. i Nebraska Wcsleyan ' s years are piled one upon the other until they stand halt a hundred high. Pull down the years, then, that we may stack them up again. This eccentric review is historical, but it is not history, tor it makes no pretense to completeness or to accuracy. If you wish a conscientious study of our background, read Winship ' s " A History of Ne- braska Wesleyan University " . This is merely a photomontage of student life at Wesleyan with no apology for turning the adjective. Wesleyan, into a noun. Facts here recorded are recorded faithfully, yet there is no pretense of accuracy beyond the faulty documents upon which we draw: THE ORO. THE WESLEYAN, THE SUNFLOWER, THE COYOTE, THE PLAINSMAN, THE HANDBOOK, and the memories of Wesleyan men. Materials are quoted to bring together in one changing pattern the styles in composition effected by the changing generations of students. It we leave something out, supply it: tor this is only a student ' s catalogue of old junk and old treasure collected by student hands searching swiftly, (hough not carelessly, through (he stcred years c student lore. These are grand old years. In them are pictures as radiant as the face of the Christ in (he East Window when dawn breaks over the campus; episodes as funny as " frat " life during the " week of informal fun " ; scenes as shabby as the steps of Old Main, worn by Wesleyan feet and patched for the next generation by Wesleyan hands: scraps as poignant as the memory of candle light in (he chapel when Wesleyan girls sing carols at Christmas time. This Wesleyan is (he only college world in which we shall ever live; the only colleje world to whose story we shall inevitably add either glory or de- feat; pride or shame; ugliness or beauty; baseness or goodness. DR. I. I!. SCHRECKENG. ST, 1918-32 DR. E. G. CUTSHALL, 1932-37 DR. HARRY LEE UPPERMAN, 1938 • Wlii ' ii I ' lialK-i-llor IsMMc Sc-hn i-ken- ' :ist li ' fl the faculty ill l ' .«2 tlip Co.viite (it Hint .Vfiir suiil : Other rhaiiccUiii-s will oouie, hut to us who have followed hiui for the last two decades wc reilieiulicr only on© ■Than " . The (Miancellor who came in 1 ' .I33, Dr. Elmer ;uy Cutshall. said: " In taliiut ' up my woi-l at Wes- leyan 1 walk siflierly in tlie footsteps of six sri-eat and t; I men who as- sisted loval faculties :iiid sii|i|)orting lioards to iinile the years of her life span: ( Treiuhton, Crook. Huntington, llavidson, l ' ' uliner, and .Schrecken- ;. ' ast. Tliesc- men keep one humble and conlident. humlde as one feels ill drnnini; iieiir luonotaina aud cod- ndeDl :■■ our comes wltblD tbfir fbsdow. " It} . ' VCriTY TWENTY-FIVE YEAKS AV.O : DEAN V. A. AI.ABASTEK. I ' Uill ' . I ' Ui lEliE AE HOl-I ' EU. DEAN J. C JENSEN, DEAN B. E. Mcl ' KOLD, DK. C. J. SIIIKK. 1855 Before there was an organized Methodist church in Nebraska, before there was a church building in the entire territory, METHODISTS began to work for a Christian college. A charter for the founding of a Methodist university at Omaha was granted to 13 Methodists at the very first meeting of the territorial legislature in 1855. Numerous attempts were made to found the Methodist university, and finally three institutions were merged to foundation the present school — one at Bartley, one at Central City, and one at York. 1887 The Corner Stone On the 22nd of September the Nebraska Conference adjourned prompt- ly at II a. m. The Burlington and Missouri carried four coach loads of Methodists from Lincoln to Havelock and still others came by carnage. By 12:30 p. m. about 1,000 people had gathered. Dr. W. G. Miller, president of the board of trustees opened the ceremony. The first address was delivered by Bishop Hurst and the second by Dr. Moore, Chancellor of Denver University. Bishop Hurst deposited the records within the stone and It was placed by C. B. Fox, general superintendent of the work, assisted by Frank Robinson, foreman of brick work. Nebraska Wesleyan university, conceived in poverty, nurtured in sacrifice by pioneer Methodism, was born. Unknown Student Historian Later some student writing in the " Oro " put it much more poetically; " Even our University had to have a beginning. Not heralded by great blasts of trumpets, or coursing couriers, but gently as the opening bud shows the tiny streaks of white, but day by day unfolds new beauties, till the rose, with all of its colors harmoniously blended, is pronounced complete. " 1888 Registration Day — The Day of the Hammers! One year and three days later the enrollment books were opened at 10 a. m. But before the business of registration began, came the Chan- cellor ' s welcoming address that all generations of Wesleyan students know. The other evening in prayer meeting Chancellor Schwartz remarked that the extraneous noise in the halls did not much concern him. That same thing was true of the first Chancellor, Dr. Creighton. On that long ago September morning when registration began, the building was not yet finished. Carpenters, masons, plasterers, roofers, and painters were every- where. During the very first " Chancellor ' s Address to the Students " there was the counternoise of hammers. Through his speech, in which, inci- dentally, the chancellor announced that there would be chapel each day, there beat the insistent rhythm of hammers, hammers at work. Asked if the noise did not disturb him, the oldest Chancellor made answer as did the newest. " No, " he said. And went on to explain that to him the hammers were music, hymns of praise to the Almighty Cod. HALF A CENTURY AGO TO YOU! To You, Students of Nebraska Wesleyan University! Herbert R. Esterbrook was first in line to be registered. Ot sophomores there were seven; of freshmen, five; but of preparatory students there were 40; and unclassified, 23; art, music, elocution, 42. To You, Madame Registrar! The above figures included 19 duplicate names, so that the report of Registrar Ellinwood showed a grand total of 96 students. To You, Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds! When you try to keep up with the task of supervising 45 workers in the difficult task of caring for our equipment, think of the beginning. IIEKIUOIII ' FirsI Slllilr lI.Vi Mii.MP ESTEUI ' .KDOIC. II I.. Ki ' istor. (8) Xr.r.ltASKA WKSLKYAN ' S FIKST IIASK imi A 1,1, ■| ' IO. M. n i; c; A . I , E T l. lv.i-«. StMinlhi ; : s. K. I LAIIK, ri)r v:iiil ; FKA.NK V. WTLK. Icrwiird. Miil- 1-1. w: , I,Ki:i:i) ritACo. nn:,!-,!: u. ]•:. SMI ' I ' II. i-iip- t:llil. Kl-cilil low: !■• ( )l.s ' l ' l )N. -uMliI ; I!. .1. .• L. TEK. ci ' lilcr; E. I ' , STlOI ' IMONSll.N. iiijii;m.r Tliere was onlv one rhree-fourths-finished building lutting from the virgin prairie, a gaunr, proud, defiant silhouette against the autumn sky. For sur- rounding landscape there were 100 haystacks supplemented by three houses. To You. Mr, Business Manager and Treasurer! From student sources the University income was; Tuition. $10.00 per term. Incidental fee. $4.00. payable in advance. (Note: The Board of Trustees wanted to make the living expenses in University Place, called simply " The Place " , equivalent to nothing because the tuition was so high. To You, Members of the Faculty! The members of the first faculty seem to have had as much work to do as the present staff. " Reverend C. F. Creighton. Chancellor, taught Christian Ethics and Metaphysics. Prof. A. R. Wightman. A. M.. instructed in Latin. He had previously been acting president of York College and before that time had taught in Good Union college, New York. Rev. W. T. Cline. with 12 years of experience in high school and college, taught history and English. Prof. I. L. Lowe. Ph. D.. formerly president of New Orleans university, taught modern languages. His wife, Mrs. Ella Lowe, had also been a member of the faculty at New Orleans, and was now made principal of the art department at Wesleyan. Prof. H. G. Sedgwick, M. S., from Ithaca, N. Y., had been an instructor at Griswold college, Davenport, la., and now with one of the ' finest scientific outfits in the United States ' was made professor of technology and microscopy at Wesleyan. Prof. C. M. Ellinwood, with the degree Ph. M. from Northwestern university and four years ' experience as instructor at the same institution taught physics and chemistry. Miss Helen Almena Parker, also from Northwestern university, was in charge of the elocution department. At the time of the publication of the prospectus there were no professors selected to teach Greek, natu- ral history, and mathematics. A director of the department of music was also yet to be secured. The faculty met and elected officers to assist in the organization of their work. Prof. ' Wightman was made dean of the college of liberal arts; Professor Ellinwood, registrar and treasurer. Professor Lcwe, secretary; and Professor Cline, librarian. To You, President of the Board of Trustees! There were 21 members of the first board of trustees which served Nebraska Wesleyan university. And St. Paul ' s church was the first meeting place for Wesleyan friends; they gathered there on the evening of the day on which the corner stone was laid to finish the day ' s rejoicing. The names of those men who were Wesleyan ' s first trustees are sealed within the corner stone. They are: John B. Maxfield C. F. Creighton David Marquette F. W. Small N. R. Persinger C. A. Atkinson. Secretary A. J. Anderson Thomas B, Lemon J. W. Phelps Allen Bartley Alfred Hodgetts P, C. Johnson L. H. Rogers George W. Martin F. L. Mayhew W, C. Wilson J. ]. Imhoff. Treasurer L. Stevens, Vice-President C. C. White T. C. Webster W. C. Miller, President To You, Chancellor! The first Chancellor had to ad ni lister a faculty of eight, himself, a student body of 96, a little " school with a soul " . -eluding 1889 Before the Creeks The first catalog lists four literary so- cieties: Orophilian, Theophanian, Willard and Everett. At first no " spacious hall " in the university building was prov ided for the Willards, and they were compelled to hold their meetings in the afternoon. Finally the Everetts persuaded the faculty that it would be safe for the Willards to meet in the evening, and promised themselves as pro- tection. 1890 Before the Streetcar, the Bus, the Automobile, the Thumb At first the " Herdic " . a long, low cab with lengthwise seats and rear entrance, horse-drawn, was the only means of com- munication with outside civilization; but later there were street cars, because the catalog instructs: " Students coming to the University will take the street cars at the B M Depot or at any point on " O " street directly to the University. Students should time their arrival in the city so as to avoid the expense of a hotel at night. The last car arrives at University Place at 7 p. m. If parents will inform us of the arrival of their daughters at unseasonable hours, we will see that they are provided with proper escort. And the daughters were properly escorted to University Place, a splendid suburb just outside the city and accessible to all parts of it. No town in the West affords a better place in which to enjoy the advantages of an educational, social, and religious com- munity. It IS rapidly growing and bids fair to become an Evanston m a very few years. The air is pure, the water plenty, and the haunts of vice and crime relegated to other places. " Wesleyan Papers First editor-in-chief, Fred Stuff. (Note: Dr. Frederick A. Stuff, professor of literature at the University of Nebraska.) " The Hatchet " , first Wesleyan news- paper! " Eccretian " , later name. The editor of the Eccretian was F. L. Winter, and his personal column was called the Wintry Blast. All copies of these and other publications which may have been issued prior to the " Wesleyan " are lost. 1893 " The Nebraska Wesleyan " The four literary societies who had issued publications seem to have gotten together by ' 93 under the title " The Wesleyan Pub- lishing Association " . They issued the first " Wesleyan " . The paper was in magazine form, and seems to have been a real forward step, for the editor of one of the former publications writes: " Sample copies of the ' Wesleyan ' have just been received. I can- not express in words my appreciation and approbation of the spirit manifest in the columns of the issues sent. Having been in the habit of closely scrutinizing every col- lege journal which came to my notice dur- ing my college life, I desire to say that I have never seen an issue with a neater makeup than the numbers of Vol. IV of the ' Nebraska Wesleyan ' . It is with delight akin to pride that I see the ideals of the first editor-in-chief of the ' Nebraska Wes- leyan. so far fallen short of, now being realized because of the fraternal spirit of a united student body. My heartiest con- gratulations and best wishes to yourself and each of your esteemed associates. I hope all factions can say what Bancroft tells us that the Mohawk Indians said when the French treaty was made: ' We have thrown the hatchet so high in the air, and beyond the skies, that no arm on earth can reach to bring it down. ' When the Nebraska Wesleyan University is clothed in the beau- tiful garments of peace, she is armed cap-a- pie. Very truly yours, Fred A. Stuff, ' 93. " Football Wesleyan ' s first football game was a practice game with Cotner on Saturday. October I 1. Our team had no uniforms. Only two of our men ever played previously, and some of them actually never saw a game before. The score was 20- 1 in favor of Cotner. Football was not actually abandoned at Wesleyan until 1898, but other forms of sport were quite as important. For instance, at 6 a. m. September 23, 1904, 45 men lined up to run to " Lover ' s Alley " and back for amusement and exercise. 1894-5 The Military Military drill was compulsory with all gentlemen students and optional with ladies. nE. .v .11. .ii;. si:. niiki ' ..f Wt ' .v.?, Ill ' N.-linisU.i: irli. ' l si; It was taught not so much to make soldiers as to make gentlemen, and since the aims were educational young ladies were eligible. Later, however, the situation seems to have become more militant. When the call was made for volunteers for the Spanish-Ameri- can war 50 Wesleyan boys responded. Four fell on the battlefield. Fire! The Haish Manual Training school, " one of the best buildings in the country if indeed it had any rival " was completely destroyed by fire. Mr. Jacob Haish had spent over $50,000 just one year before to build and equip it. 1896 There were only two alumni who were not subscribing to the " Wesleyan " . Sub- scription to students and alums, $1 per year. Elocution Recital — November 18 " Burglars " — Miss Sharp. " The Beles " — Tulin. Music. " Spartans to the Gladiators " — Mr. Law- son. " The Jiner " — Miss Cearheart (Bess Cear- heart Morrison). Music. " The Old Clock on the Stairs " — Mr. Lemon. " How Pat Went Wooing " — Miss Mickey. Music. " Ninety and Nine " — Miss Coolbaugh. " Miss Sharp spoke with force and natural- ness. Miss Mickey was perfectly at home in her dialect selection ' Pat ' s Wooing ' and increased her popularity with Wesleyan audiences. Closing recitation by Miss Cool- baugh. It is difficult to describe Miss Cool- baugh ' s style, but she has an individuality that IS very pleasing. Her performance on this occasion was fully up to the expecta- tions of her audience. " Now there were evidently some dullards who failed to appreciate this recital and the editor spoke his mind. " At elocution recital the other evening we noticed some very ill-mannered people keeping up a lively conversation in the back part of the room, during some of the numbers, especially the music. It IS generally shallowheads that do the most chattering, but even a shallow- head, if it had nothing in it but skimmed rain water, would have more sense, it seems to us, than to display its idiotic tendencies in public this way. Why such freaks go to an entertainment that they cannot appreci- ate IS a mystery to us! " One Complaint the Years Have Completely Redressed " The great bane of student life is the formation of habits of study which hold the students to his books 1 to 13 hours a day. " 1897 The Subject of Electric Lights Before City Council Action favorable! (Electric hansom, horse- less carnage, is now the most used vehicle in New York City. It is run at rates of 1 5 miles an hour.) 1900 First Yearbook The " Sunflower " is a thin leather-bound volume of " literary gems " . 1901 The first college quartet to gain the dis- tinction of being engaged by the Central Lyceum Bureau of New York was the Ne- braska Wesleyan Male Quartette. The Bureau said of them: " This is unquestion- ably the most popular quartet in the field today. " So great was their popularity in New York and New England that in many cities they returned for third and fourth concerts in their four winters of concert touring. Directed by Prof. E. L. Locke, the per- sonnel of the quartet was; C. J. Ireland, tenor and whistler; F. W. Farmer, second (ruiiliinu ' d ou pngP 4. " ) (10) Homecomin Homecominn; Day, Friday, Novem- ber 4, began with a chapel program: Welcome by Chancellor Schwartz ; re- sponse by Gregg McBride, alumni president. A football rally and a matinee performance of " Spring Dance " by the Plainsman Players, en- tertained returned alums. Despite a gray morning and a cold drizzly rain, the five sororities and three fraternities set up and flood- lighted house decorations, nearly all constructed around Doane ' s tiger motif. Crescent fraternity won perm- anent possession of the cup with its third consecutive award. Elected by the " W " club as a popu- lar representative girl interested in sports, Miss McAfee was awarded the " Sweetheart " medallion at the half of the Doane-Wesleyan game, and in- troduced as " W " club sweetheart at the Homecoming dance after the game. " W " Club Sweetheart Helen McAfee Lincoln (11) a.v : {ov ' .viMi (12) )AMES E, BARTLEY. A. M. Business Manager and Treasurer GRACE E. LENFEST, A. B., M. L. Assistant Librarian Administration FRIENDLINESS MARKS THE MEM- BERS OF THE NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATION. IT IS THIS QUALITY WHICH MAKES THEM SO WELL LIKED. SO DESIR- ABLE AT SOCIAL FUNCTIONS. SO INTERESTED IN STUDENT FUTURES, DEVOTED TO OUR WELFARE AND WILLING TO DO THEIR PART IN OUR EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES. ELSIE A. MULLER Assistant to the Treasurer lOHN P. BROX, A. B. Superintendent of Grounds (13) % i 14) ' -« J V c ' 4 " «-f. ; ' «n. °4 - v ' f- Cr- ' - - ' v. ' JUf . p. , - - .ui U ;:r - il J ' " " " ' mZ AJ Ui AJl- (15) -zj rw. 7 V - ' VVl yw viO- (16 ° ' f- ' ' ' . , " ia " " rp -y ' V ' ' ' " " ■ . ' ' o: ? ' ' . ' ■ ' «.„ ■ ' - ••;;; .,, " ;4- , ' . ?; «■, " ' » " 4«v - X ■potte ' Wtt« o ■ W- . ' orie. ;v,.C . «r t! ,T» ' ' ' ,VMS- I ' ! ' ' ■ (18) w ' .lr:- JIJXF :3 " ' ' ' ' . ' " JA,. ' fl- ' •ft ' :J. . ■ ' - " nn. ' V-K ' H, . ?-• - " " ■•,.,••%, Clu ' O ' r- « ' . " ■It " ' ■ It " - " oiV or " f. f, . f ®- DR. CLAUDE J. SHIKK By C. SHARP Claude J. Shirk, A.M., M. S. D., M. S., Ph. D., who has headed the Biology department since 1913, came to ' esleyan as professor of botany in that year. Since 1919 he has been professor of biology. Dr. Shirk, whose name is listed in the Journal of Am- erican Men of Science, is a Fellow of the American .Association for Advance- ment of Science. With a year of high school and two short terms in an academy, Claude Shirk fulfilled his college entrance requirements. Then, between 1896 and 1902, he earned the degrees of A. R., M. S D., and A. M, from : IcPherson College, jNIcPherson, Kansas, with only one year of resident work, hav- ing taken the rest by correspondence, two and a half years of which was done while Shirk and his brother worked on a great alfalfa ranch in the Pecos valley in New Mexico. 360 Credit Hours When he began work at Chicago University for his Ph. D., Professor Shirk had 360 hours of college credit. For that degree, he worked nine quar- ters at Chicago, which work was transferred to the University of Ne- braska where he completed his doctor ' s thesis in 1924 on the salt marsh plants of the Lincoln marshes. Mrs. Laona Underkofler, A. B. with distinction, 1931, A. M. 1936, both de- grees from Wesleyan, has been an instructor in biology since 1931. Irs. Underkofler, through her per- sonal contact with students in the laboratories, helps them to make the transition between high school and college. She interprets the complex terminology of the courses, reduces hazy ideas to facts, and gives the some- times bewildered pre-meds tangible knowledge with which to work. Biology Mrs. Underkofler ' s sons, Harlan and Galen, have graduated from Wesleyan. For five years, she was housemother for the Delta Omega Phi fraternity. " Most prc-meds come here as stu- dents, and never get over it. " — Arthur Iiachman, biology lab assistant. Every year ten or fifteen freshmen enter the pre-medical training course in the pious hope of becoming doc- tors. Half of them survive to be junior or third-year students, eligible to enter graduate medical school. No group of students hits the ball any harder than these. With few excep- tions, a good pre-med student gets little glory on the campus. His social life is limited, and the vast amount of study and laboratory work he does wins no schoolwide acclaim. There is not time enough in the days for all the labs he must take. There are times when a pre-med has no classes, but he never has a vacation. " Learn to organize — to interpret the literature. " — Dr. Shirk. The 1,725 biology volumes in the library are twelve-hour books, in which frequent and wide readings are as- signed. Eighty-one current biological science magazines are available, with complete files of 30 of them. The Walter Shopbell fund, 200 dollars con- tributed annually by an alumnus who visits Wesleyan with his camera every spring, aids much in keeping up the magazines. Well Equipped Some ten thousand dollars worth of equipment is owned by the depart- ment. The expensive Auzoux anatomi- cal model of the human body, life size, and dissectible into the important units of musculature and organs, is used by anatomy students, pre-meds, and nurses. Last year, the University of Ne- braska opened its premedical honorary society, Theta Nu, to Wesleyan stu- dents. Membership, based on high scholastic standing, is limited to thirty, with elections held to replace stu- dents entering graduate college. From Wesleyan, Warner Nelson and Nlerle Mahr were elected. Nu- led, society of all pre-med students at State, is also open to Wesleyan students. KI.AINK mtdWN. si f Brynn licispifMl, ,nt tlii ' iiiicnisi-.ipo in liMi ' tiTinliisiy l:ib. COMPARATIVE AXATII.MV CLASS 1 )| SSKir I M ; lH)i;l ' ISH. Left- EInU ' l- A ti t. Tniii l ' :iikili. I...iiis (iill.Tl. :iysisl:i lil. .lulni (ii ssrr. I,l..yil Mill.r " The idtiniatr aiiibitioii of a stii- dint nurse is to get her R.X., B.S., or Mrs. " — Jerry Eastham, bacteriology lab assistant. Twenty-five student nurses are en- rolled this year, five of whom are now in training at Bryan Memorial hospital, ' ith one year of pre-nursing training in any of several hospitals in the state, a girl may earn her quali- fication of registered nurse. By an additional year at Wesleyan she may receive a B. S. degree. In bacteriology, the first course for student nurses, the use of microscopes is thoroughly explained. The making; of slides, important in this work, is taught. Actual disease causing bacilli are studied, as well as fungi, yeasts, molds, and viruses. Neatness, cleanli- ness, precision in laboratory techniciu? are stressed. The laboratory uses microscopes, other small ec|uipment, and the funda- mental machinery of bacteriology, an incubator to maintain uniform tem- peratures for bacterial cultures, a dry air sterilizer, and a steam pressure sterilizer. Microtechnique, a second semester course, gives practice in actual bloorl count work, microscope tests and la- boratory clinical work. Hygiene, gen- eral and social, and inorganic chemis- try, complete the training reciuired of a nurse before she enters the hospital. About one-fourth of the Wesleyan students each year take work in the biology department, and while the greater fame of the department has ijeen achieved through its training of physicians, nurses, and research work- ers, its objective of giving a general fundamental knowledge to many stu- dents is an important reason for its success. .Since 1913, 147 stufients have com- pleted a major in the biology depart- ment. Of these twenty have gradu- ated with honor, and twenty-seven have secured fellowships to Yale, Princeton, Chicago University, Iowa State, the University of Nebraska, University of Missouri. New York University, Northwestern, and St. Louis University. Si.xteen are now college or universit - professors, seven are in research positions, three are missionaries, and two are ministers. Eight master ' s degrees have been granted. In this year, two biology graduates are studying on fellowships : Raymond Wilhelmi, at New York University, and Edward Weaver at the Universitv of ? Iissouri. MKS. l.. iiN. I NOKKKKKI.KK I]istriii-lor III ' I5iiiliij;y I |; CT.AKEXCrE OROOK Mfii ' s I ' h.vsiciau DK. lU ' ril WAIt.VKl; VinncM ' s rii.vsicinn dlOVOGY (21) r DK. W. S. GII.I.AM By NEIL DAVIS Chemistry is being recognized and proved to be the center of all branches of science. It made possible the Kronz? age, the Iron age, and the Machine age. This subject is important in gen- eral education in that it acquaints the student with the scientific method which has so greatly modified our civi- lization. Chemistry is closely related to the study and progress of electrons and protons in unit, and in their ag- gregate form in which they compose the ninety-two known elements. Here at Wesleyan the central figure in this central science, chemistry, is W. S. Gillam, A. B., M. Sc, Ph.D. Dr. Gillam is new this year, but al- ready he has proven two important NEII. D.WIS at the wator stiU. Chemistry facts to us. First, he is qualified to have a Ph. D. The amount of chem- istry that guy knows I And second, that he was recently enough a student himself to remember the problems of college life. And the ease with which he explains problems, that to us chem- istry students looked pretty tough! Perhaps you know that organic chem- istry was recently voted the most dif- ficult course of a college curriculum, and here a good lecturer certainly helps, for even if it is the most diffi- cult it probably remains the most fascinating when properly explained. Dr. Gillam taught at the University of Nebraska for three years before coming to Wesleyan as head of the chemistry department in 1938. He re- ceived his A. B. degree from DePauw university in 1930, getting his l. Sc. , in 1933. and Ph.D. in 1938 from the University of Nebraska. Dr. Gillam is a member of Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Gamma Sigma Delta, Phi Mu . lpha, . merican Chemical So- ciety, and Soil Science Society of . merica. Four Assistants From 1935 to 1938, Professor Gillam was in charge of a state soil survev ' crew which mapped Cass and Lan caster counties. He hopes to give a course in soils in connection with the chemistry department next year. Dr. (;illam has published a work on soil . ' Ike Foi-Diathm of Lime Concretions ill the Moody and Crojton Series, and has at press, The Geographical Dis- tribution of Soil Black Pigment. Soil Survey Besides Dr. Gillam, we have in our three laboratories four assistants and two storerootii men. This year we have Homer Hix, a Phi Kappa Tau, in the storeroom, who, when he isn ' t juggling j the chemicals around, whirls the baton i for the Wesleyan band. His fellow sufferer in the storeroom is Harold Pickering. He says he doesn ' t ha -e g time for a hobby, but it ' s fellows like 1 Pickering that keep the chemistry de- partment among the Phi Kappa Phi ' s. The chemistry department had two of the six Phi Kappxi Phi ' s in the school last ' ear. (22) IXdIK.AMC I IIE-MIS ' I i MitIi- MMhr. assistMii S ;iTis( n, I ' .ry;int Ni In .general laboratory lerle j lahr, a Crescent, tortures the students on two days of the week. He says he doesn ' t have any hobby either except wanting to be a doctor, and that ' s no hobby, that ' s a job. His partner in crime is Bob Gottschalli of Benkel- man, a pre-med too, and a Delta Omega Phi. He has a holjby, and she ' s a nice kid. This year Xeil Davis, a senior barb from Lincoln, is handling all four or- ganic labs, and also is trying to go to three quantitative labs a week; then the teachers wonder why he says he ' s busv. His hobbv is football and bas- ketball. The assistants are chosen from the chemistry students who make the best (23;) O l,.V15. In front of lab t:ible. loft to right— Lloj- t, Kiirl Brown. Beriiice Anderson. Behind table- i]i-y, Wnrron Neweonib. showings, and who care for the work. We think it is a real system because it gives them an opportunity for self- help, and it gives them valuable ex- perience in chemistry. General Idea This is a general idea of our chem- istry department here at Wesleyan. If there be just a few of you who read this who feel the call and excitement living in chemistry, which is now the frontier of advancement in civiliza- tion, then we ' ll be satisfied. Today chemists are in great demand, and be- cause of their growing importance to all types of industrial and research businesses the field is just in its in- fancy. Wesleyan is a good place to enter that field for in the last 20 years, 26 major students have been d Frederick, Bob Twinem, —Lois Rnsmussen, Marion placed for graduate assistantships. Last year two major students received assistantships totaling $1,400. Wes- leyan ' s continued success in placing its graduate students indicates that these students give the graduate schools good results. CU£ V T 7 DK. KUSE U. ( ' LAKK By C. SHARP Mainspring of Wesleyan ' s depart- ment of geography and geology is Rose B. Clark, who holds from the Univer- sity of Nebraska an A.B., A.M., and Ph.D. luch of the work for the two higher degrees was done at the Uni- versity of Chicago and at New York with the American Geo graphical So- ciety under direction of Dr. Isaiah Bowman, who is now president of Johns Hopkins. Dr. Clark is listed in American Men of Science, Who ' s Wlio in America, Wfio ' s Who Among Am- erican Women, Leading Women of America, and Who ' s Who Among North American Authors. In 1932 Dr. Clark succeeded Pro- fessor W. G. Bishop, founder and head of the department of geography. Dr. Clark has been head of the depart- ment of geography at Peru state teach- ers college, and has taught as guest lecturer in summer sessions at the University of Nebraska, at Western Reserve in Cleveland, and at liami University, a state university at Ox- ford, Ohio. Author Dr. Clark is author of the books. Geography In the Grades, Geography of Nebraska, Unit Studies in Geogra- phy, which was listed by the A. L. A. as one of the 60 best books in Educa- tion of the year, and Geography In the Schools of Europe. These books have been written into the courses of study of most modern public schools of America. Geography-Geology When Rose B. Clark left a super- ising project in the W ' esleyan Train- ing schools to become head of Wes- leyan ' s department of geography and geology, she brought a teaching tech- nique that has resulted in the securing of state and nationwide recognition for her graduates. Harvey Thompkins, ' 36, after graduate study at the Uni- versity of Nebraska, is a Junior Soil Technologist at Blair, Nebraska. Dr. Walter Hansen is professor of geog- raphy at North Texas State Teachers College. One of the highest honors brought to Wesleyan was bestowed this year when Ralph Olson, " 35, re- ceived an American Field Service fel- lowship from the Institute of Inter- national Education, which entitled him to a year of European study. He is writing his doctoral dissertation on the political geography of Luxem- bourg. " Facts are stupid things until they arc brought into connection with some general law. " — Louis Agassiz. TITLE PACE FROM ONE OF DR. CLARK ' S BOOKS: REPORT OF THE COMMISSIO.V ON THE SOCIAL STUDIES GEOGRAPHY IN RELATION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES Isaiah Bowman iilOGRAPHV IN THE SCHOOLS OF EUROPE BY Rose B C lark CHARLES SCRIBNERS SONS ) OR L; CRICiGO N f K ANCISCO ■OSTOS ATLANTA DALLAS In the yellow hills of India at a town named Cherrapunji. four hun- dred inches of rain fall in one year. In the Libyan erg, a temperature of 150° Fahrenheit sometimes occurs, and a man must not touch the barrel of the rifle he carries. Why so much rain? and what is an erg, and who cares? Eighteen weeks of Human Geography under the skilful question- ing of Dr. Clark will unfold and inte- grate a living story that will not only answer such questions but will con- tain principles by which the great phenomena of the world can be inter- preted. Field Tour When students see the state ' s largest cement plant in action, visit rock quar- ries and brick kilns in operation, and are shown conservation projects where the long hills are laid out in great contoured patterns, they know that modern college geography is concerned with far more than the location of dots on a map. It is not implied that maps have a minor place in the de- partment. Maps are studied, made and interpreted, maps that show drain- age systems and patterns, that show how mountains form the backbone of a continent, how soil types are dis- tributed over a continent, and the way ores and minerals are distributed among nations. " don ' t want a broken string of beads. " — Dr. Clark. Human Geography and Physical Geology, with their illuminating prin- ciples, are the bases for courses in economic geography, for regional studies and conservation courses which show why the cities of the world are where they are, why the trade routes follow the paths they do, and why some nations have not the vital re- sources that would have made them great. Facts learned in the study of geog- raphy are assimilated by the writing of units which cover a related set of learnings. Writing a unit is a painful process, but it teaches the assembly, selection, and organization of facts as no other way of learning can do, and it largely alleviates the pain of ex- aminations. (2«) c I i.|..r Picture: IN " UK. ■ I A l; KS CI.ASSKOOM. Ilr.iii.r AiiilcTsiin, of Lin- ridn. iiitlifntcs :i point to KoiiK Morrell, of Scotti- lilufr. o I.dW.T rictiin-: GEOL- (»;V FIEI.n T K 1 I ' TO VANKEK HILL. From lift MriiMiiil circle: Eugene La ViiTiciL Lelaiiil McAllis- ter, Venus I ' otts. Emily Mnticka. kneeliiifr. in lifc ' lit I ' oaf, Kr.iuces Heacli. Cleini Carter, Dr. I ' 1 a r k, I i ii Lillrell. KeUIietll .N,Ve. GtoG 4V 7Y ■ " iSfc -- • Gonial, smiling Coach Dwight Thomas came to Wcslcyan in 11)37. His avocation ninsic, Coach Tliomas is pla.viii r his second season with Lincoln . ' s niplmn.v urclicslra. li;is iila.vcd with Denver Mnnii-ipal haml. and under Sons;i and Inness. Gradnatc of .Nel.raslia I ' iii I ' .iis. Thomas was senior niana;;inK edilor et tlic C ' ornhuskcr, member of Aliilia Tan Omega, member of the Innocents. j iX Coach Dwight Thomas riM ' ' (2G) sr:o " " ' " The Plainsmen, driving down the home stretch of the 1938 season raised their season ' s percentage to .500 by capturing; two victories and a tie in the last three .games. The Yellow and Hrown won four games, each oddly enough from a school with the colors of Pdue and White, as against four defeats and the one tie. In the Doane, Midland, and Hastings games. Martin Brasch played full games proving himself truly an " iron man " , and a leading candidate for All-Conference center. ' hen injuries made a shortage of guards, John ' anElls was shifted from tackle to this spot. The Midland tilt showed that he wouldn ' t be stopped. All season long Xeil Davis blocked, and blocked out those would-be tacklers. . t Hastings his all-around play was a fitting climax to a grand career. SNIost All-Conference selections picked Johnny .Staten for a backfield post. This year " Jawn ' s " defensive play and ball toting ranked with the best. Elongated LaX ' aun Price cjuarterbacked the Plainsmen -his year. His pass receiving set the stage for several of ' esleyan ' s touchdowns. Don Williams, one of the most consistent ends in the con- ference, was a tough cookie on both offense and defense. Another tough man is Captain Raleigh Ripley, one sweet guard. His opponents had no trouble in spotting Ripley ' s hard playing. Floyd Ralston played an aggressive game at guard this sea- son to advance to an All-Conference rating. His hobby was play- ing in the opponent ' s backfield. The specialty of Dale Magnuson, fullback, was backing up the Plainsman line, and tearing the opponent ' s line to shreds. Speedy and shifty Charles Burroughs turned in several long gains on end runs. His passing and plunging was a real asset to the team. Tackle Gerald " Beefy " Gardner, " the biggest football player in the nation, " starred previously at Omaha university. Beefy played every game with all he had and that was plenty. When the Weslejan attack stopped, little Don Otto ' s running, punting, and passing often set the Plainsman machine rolling again. For a small sized fellow, Frank " The Champ " Harrington did a first class job of blocking and ball toting. In his first year of football Bob Braun gained needed experi- ence and at Midland proved that he ' s got plenty of snap and drive. For dependability John Lay rates high, his defensi e work being his strong point. From many a pileup he emerged with the tackle. Old carrot top George Carne is one who is headed for great things next year. His work this year was very commendable. The toe of Bill Wilhelm, end, kept Wesleyan out of many holes. His play this season ranked him high in the X.C.A.C. Russell Merrill played some grand ball at tackle this year, while blocking back, freshman Ray Bailey, worked his wa - up to one of the top backfield spots. Bob Anderson filled in at center, doing a grand job of it. and the play of Andrew Johnson served notice that he is one to be watched next season. AuGUSTANA 20 Wesleyan In the opening game of the season, Nebraska Wesleyan ' s Plainsmen bowed before the Augustana Redskins at Sioux Falls, South Dakota 20 to 0. The Dakotans scored in the first, second, and third quarters. The first touchdown was a result of an intercepted pass. A second interception again set them up for an easy tally. The Redskins chalked up their last score when they blocked a Plainsman punt and recovered behind the goal line. (28) The Thomasmen almost scored twice, their first drive end- ing on the six-yard line where they lost the ball on downs. The other threat came in the third period when they advanced to the eight-yard stripe before again losing the ball on downs. Wcsleyan ' s offensive looked ragged, and had no drive in the pinches. Their defense, however, showed possibilities, for the Redskins never crossed the Plainsman , 0-yard line with the exception of their three markers. Wksi.kyan 14 York Two successful scoring spurts in the second (|uarter put the skids under York ' s invading Panthers, and Wesleyan won its opening home game 14 to 0. Vesle an ' s threat of the first quarter failed, but in the second period Hill Ralston ' s recovery of a York fumble on the Panther 1(1 set up the scoring pins. Charles Hurroughs in four successive off-tackle plays I)ehind beautiful interference sliced through to score. La ' aun Price ' s placement adxanced the Plainsman lead tc 7-0. Later in the second period Wesleyan took the ball on ' ork ' s 44. Don Otto and Johnny Staten made it a first down. Two of Powniaster ' s passes to Staten were good and the Methodists scored again. Xeil Davis took a toss from Howmaster for the extra [joint and the Plainsmen led 14 to 0. . third quarter Thomasman drive fi . led on York ' s two-yard line. The Panthers, in turn, knocked on ' esleyan ' s five in the fourth period, before they were halted. In the final minutes of the game, the Plainsmen, led by Howmaster smashed to York ' s ihree-yard line where the final gun stii]iped them. .M.ARVvii.i.E 21 Veslevan 12 Even though the Plainsman aerial attack of the last six minutes which netted them 12 points, fell short of the 21 -point lead that Maryville ' s Hobcats chalked up previously, Wesleyan ' s eleven very definitely rocketed liack into the picture for a suc- cessful season. Trailing 14 to in the third (|uarter, the Plainsmen shifted into high. Hill W ' ilhelm ' s long punt plus a penalty pushed Mary- ville back to their 11. Don Williams then blocked Maryville ' s punt and Wilhelm outran the invaders ' backfield, to recover be- hind the Cats ' goal for a touchdown. The attempt at the extra point failed and the score was laryville 14, Wesleyan 0. The Teachers launched a 5S-yard drive to score again. The cf)nversion gave Maryville a lead of 21 to 6. liut the Plainsmen wouldn ' t be stopped. LaX ' aun Price gal- loped to the Thomasmen ' s 3i. Charles Hurroughs faded and passed to Price on the Cats ' 25-yard stripe. Price ' s aerial to Davis was good to the 10. After two plays Hurroughs passed to Wilhelm for the Methodists ' second tally. The attempt at the extra point failed, and the game ended soon after the kickoff. Wesleyan 6 Kearney Even though they were pushed all over the field, and out- downed 15 to four, Nebraska Wesleyan ' s Plainsmen upset the highly favored Kearney Teachers 6 to 0. The Thomasmen scored in the last five minutes. Johnny Staten ' s 3S-yard pass to LaVaun Price paved the way. Staten and Dale Magnuson ripped off yardage to the Kearney 1,5. Price ' s lateral to Staten put the ball on the Antelopes ' four-yard line. Staten made it a first down and Dale Magnuson plowed over the Kearney forward wall to score. The attempt at the extra |)()inl failed. " But Kearney didn ' t give up, and using their passing attack, drove to the Plainsman three. Don Williams knocked down the next Kearney pass, and on the final play the Plainsmen balked on the one- ard stripe. Hill Wilhelm ' s punting, an alert pass defense, and a stout hearted line that r efused to budge when the invaders threatened the Plainsman goal, kept the Antelopes from scoring on five dif- ferent occasions. This combined with a Ijackficld who wouldn ' t be stopped brought the Thomasmen a hard earned victory. (29) Midland 19 Wesi.eyan NVU.l.lAM - I- IIAIiKIXGToX. Ill; JOHNSON, K Midland ' s Ixig of tricks proved to i)e too much f(ir Wesleyan ' s fighting Plainsmen, for the Warriors chalked up a U to ' ictory over the invading Lincolnites. The Fremonters did all their scoring in the first half. The lidlanders started a 48-yard drive that in six plays crossed the Plainsman goal line. The kick for the extra point split the up- rights. The second period had hardly started when a Warrior broke loose on a 22-yard run which added six more points to the Mid- land total. The attempt at the extra p oint failed. Later in the second quarter a 26-yard Midland pass caught the Wesleyanites off balance and the Warriors tallied for their third and last time. The second half was closely contested and hard fought. While much of the play was in the Thomasmen ' s territory, neither eleven crossed the other ' s 15-yard line in the second canto. The Plainsman offensive never clicked, although speedy Don Otto turned in a brilliant job of broken field running. Over 200 Wesleyanites, including the Pride of the Plainsman band, attended the game. DoANE 19 -Wesi.eyan 6 Wesleyan ' s gridders bogged down after a thrilling march in the first quarter netted them a touchdown, as the Doane Tigers ruined, not only the Plainsmen ' s hopes for an X. C. A. C. cham- pionship, but their Homecoming as well, with a convincing win of 19 to 6. Early in the first period Johnny Staten and Bill Wilhelm crashed through to block a Doane punt and recover for Wesleyan on the Tiger five. After three plays put the ball nn the two. Staten drove oft " tackle for the Yellow and Brown touchdown. The kick for the extra point was wide. In the second canto, Doane recovered a Thomasman fumble on ' esleyan ' s 20. A combination end run and a lateral hit pay dirt for the Tigers. La ' aun Price knocked down their pass for the extra point. The Cretemen scored their second tally on a pass and a run down the sidelines. The placekick for the extra point was perfect. In the final c|uarter, Doane smashed down the field 63 yards for six more points. The try for the extra point failed. The final gun stopped a last minute Plainsman drive. Wesleyan 6 Peru A Plainsman eleven composed of ten seniors in the last home game of their grid careers and on e junior downed the " Blue and White " Bobcats, 6-0 in the Wesleyan bowl. After three successive fumbles in the first canto, Wes- leyan took possession of the ball on the Peru 48. LaX ' aun Price and Charles Burroughs ripped off yardage to push the ball to Peru ' s 18. On a double reverse, behind perfect blocking, Bur- oughs covered the remaining yard for a score. Price ' s place- kick was wide. In the second quarter, Peru recovered a Wesleyan fumble drove down the fielld, but the stout Plainsman line stopped e cats on the four-yard line. A dull third period passed but with the opening of the fourth, Peru marched down the field 66 yards before the Plains- men rallied to stop them on their own six. Peru threatened once more, but again their attack was stopped. The ictory bell rang out in the crisp night air : the seniors had won their last home game, and Wesleyan her third victory of the season. o ' oiit iinu-ii to p.ia:o t o) (30) Cannon Fodder .- ' . ' : . j r.AKKl;. IIAKKV. l.ili.ohi M.AI.I.lS-l ' Eli. I.KLANI). I. inc.. In .KIIINSON, IIYUON, I ' l.ltir TIKT.IKN, AI.FKIOI), DcWilt Itiiw J : ItOVLK. IIAKOI.D. r ' ' .irii:im ri.IFTO.N. KEITH, l.illclilll SIIi:i.I,KNHKH(;iClt. .lAMKS. Alliinici ' ItuWMASTKU, UALril. I.ilicriln i;.. v :i : Fi;Ki)i:KirK. i.i.ovn. i.iricniii SrodNEK. I.KOKAN " . I.ilKiiln I ' .AKTI.KV. EKNEST. I.iiu-. lii ri.I.lS. MAKVIN, l.iTii " Ili , -- ' This _ ' ear 12 meniljers of the W ' es- le ' an srici sc|ua(i worked just as hard and received more hard knocks than did the lettermen, even thouijh they didn ' t receive their nionos rams. Three of them pkiyed in several varsity contests, but were a little short on the necessary requirements for letterin,s ;. Jim Shellenberger per- formed capably at his guard assign- ments. Pint-sized Ralph Bowmaster proved to be a (|uarterback of promise. Byron Johnson, too, worked well in the backfield. During scrimmages, the cannon fodder stood their ground well. The center of the line, consisting of Harry Baker, Lloyd Frederick, and Leoran Spooner, was battered, but very stub- born. Tackles Alfred Tietjen and Keith Clifton gave the regulars plenty of stiff resistance. The ends, Ernest Bartley and Harold Boyle, worked hard, while backfield men, Lee McAllister and Marvin E llis, served nobly. These dozen men helped to build a stronger, scrappier Plainsman eleven. (31; THE BENCH. TAKKIO GAME. CO ( H THO.MAS. rp.Tilv iicmp llii- I ' lid " f lirst iiiiartiT, tn Sfiid in the wailing VAN EI.I.S fur KriuH]. LAV for (iiirclmr. ( I.IKTO.N, rwlining. .mm-s soniKliins aimisin ' . SI ' OONEli. No. H. is mil nimi cil. imr is TIET.IEX. iK ' sprctilrli-d. wearing ' Ilii ' parlia KOVl.E and SHEI.LE.N HEUO E 1! at the far i-n il iit the henih. an- .il.snrliil li.v thi- play. KKIM .M.V.KlIt STOKV. iiverriiati ' d. and DIKEI ' TOH[;i; ;. in i-ap. arr null .oiiiniillal. ®sJ -E LL LOST Crv. Oo-- ii, ' --• - .r t orvf ' viT W . Opw ,«! Pa i . ' » - Pu(mT — — - I, AlkTRAL la 1 i I -««-— ' •• ' «. ' .-.. StaTCh - CRO©. , " » ■ ' CMl Iftfsii no ' } ■ j €«RXT ' Ni Tui. iM.iiA), ACTION PICTURES: Opposite page — Wesi.f.yan vs. Tarkio FoUoiving page — Wesi.f.yan vs. Hastings Wesi.f.yan 7 Tarkio By slavinn; off a third-quarter at- tack and staging a fourth - quarter rally, Wesleyan ' s invading Plainsmen chalked up a 7-0 win o er the Tarkio Owls. The Plainsman touchdown came in the fourth quarter. Fleet-footed Charles Burroughs returned an Owl punt to the Tarkio 21. .Xfter two plays, Johnny Staten ripped off eleven yards to the Missourian ' s five-yard stripe. Burroughs then, behind ex- cellent interference, scored. La ' aun Price ' s placement increased Wesley- an ' s lead to 7 to 0. INIost of the first half was played in Tarkio ' s backyard, the Plainsmen advancing to the Owl ' s 25 in the first quarter, and knocking at the lissourians ' 12 only to fumble away the ball in the second period. In the third quarter an Owl inter- ception put the Tarkioites on the Thomasmen ' s four, but Owl running and passing plays failed to hit pay dirt, . fter the Lincolnites final period tally, most of the pla ' ing was in mid- field. This interstate contest featured two of the biggest football players of the nation, our own 291 -pound Gerald " Beefy " Gardner, and Tarkio ' s 245- pound Kenneth " Toar " Armstrong. Wesi.eyan Hastings The fighting Plainsmen rode the Hastings Broncs convincingly last Thanksgiving day at Hastings to ob- tain a 0-0 tie, not only outdowning them by a large margin, but because of the tie, blasting them out of a share of the N.C.A.C. grid crown. The first half found the Broncs on the defensive for the Golden Plains- men with their stout line and hard- running backs, kept them continually in the shadow of their goal, outdown- ing them four to one. in the third quarter the Thomas- men began a sustained drive with Jonny Staten and Dale Magnuson smashing through the Bronc line to the Hastings ' 10 before they were halted. Two Bronc placekicks in the fourth period failed, and even recovery of a Wesleyan fumble plus a penalty, failed to produce a score for the Horses. Their line plays were stopped cold by Wesknan ' s " seven pillars of granite " , while the Plainsman pass defense was air tight. I ' " or ten seniors it was the end oi the gridiron trail, for five freshmen it was a good beginning, and for Wes- leyan fans it was the close of a suc- cessful football season. (33) ri;iii ' ' i;ssiii: f.iiikl i;imiiii By HELEN SWANSON The courses offered in the depart- ment of English from freshman com- position to advanced writing constitute in their entirety a writers ' workshop. Here writers are trained by literary artisans — the instructors. Here ma- terials are utilized which Mary Ship- man Andrews describes as ■more elas- tic, more vivid, more powerful than any other — words — prismatic bits of humanity, old as the Pharaohs, new as the Arabs of the street, broken, sparkling, alive, from the age-long life of the race ' . Prof. Ethel Booth Ethel liooth, acting head of the department, has a deep and abiding love for good literature and realizes joy in helping students to find its values. She is as English as her name woukl indicate, belonging literally to those who are " moor-born " . Her familv for many generations has lived at Ha- worth. I ' lngland, a district brought iiiln literary jirominence b ' Charlotte llinnle and her sisters. She received her . . H. degree from the Nebraska W ' esleyan I ' niversity and her . . M. degree from tlii ' l ' ni -ersity of Ne- braska. Later, during a leave of ab- .sence from her teaching, she worked toward the Ph. I), degree, studying in residence for a year at the rni ersity of .Nebraska and for a sunnner al the University (..f Chicago. She is a mem- 1 er of the society of Phi Kappa i ' hi. Assist. Prof. Bernice Halbert iiernice Halbert received both her . . H. and her A. M. degrees from the University of Nebraska, . mong her many interests is her sincere enthu- siasm for good story-telling. She is particularlv interested in the short story as a type ; and one of her own stories, " The Last Move. " was pub- lished in the Prairie Schooner and was placed upon O ' Brien ' s Honor Roll of Best Short Stories for 192S. receiving three stars. She holds mem- bership in the society of Phi Beta Kappa and in the honorary writers " or- ganization, Chi Delta Phi. Instructor Mary Burnham lary Elizabeth Burnham, the new member in the department, received her A. B. degree from Wayne State Teachers College and her A. M. de- gree from the University of Nebraska. .Although the teaching of English is her professional choice, music claims much of her time when she is absent from the classroom. In her under- graduate study she selected music as a major, with special emphasis upon piano. English AS ■r I ' Kol " lir.KMCE II.M.KKKT I. STi;l( " l ' OK M.MI ' l r.lK.MI.VM FRESHMAN ENGLISH CLASS RECEIVES ITS C.RADED PAPERS FROM THE ENOI.rSH POSTOKFICE ' ' If ' " ., ' ■V-a " an., ' h„.__ ' ' o ' - " ' n... ■ ■C.4 ' " " r. as« ? ' . l fe.. G : 1 ' ' A, ' i. I y " ;Ss:- !«;. »5 .« ' .. fc. - (37) ■ V lvV- ' X5 _ 0 " - .. t ' ' " - p r ( S- N ' tl. « " ? ' c « ' . ' " «S:. . ;. ar . .,,. ,.... •pee " .A.- ?S - -r ' C- ' - . • V (38) !- " ■«£■ " - »- ■ " it . : «- .: " - . . -. ' ' : ' s.e. ' " ' •Us ' , Sr; 3 ,ft.«C« SJSC, " " " " V;....- C,„ (39) C e ' " a ,ce »6 ' XS f- ' - .e- - ,-„ ? ' - " " ' Ctvo- y : - ' tlvJS ' eve- fl . .. VJe nir ' fiB ' G ■BW ' ' A,e ' .e e» st ' 4e " (40) Lan; ;uages F. A. Alabaster, professor of classical languages, dean of Liberal Arts GREEK Courses in New Testament (jreek are offered, enabling the student to read this matchless literature in the original, thereby gaining a more com- prehensive grasp of the deep, under- lying thought than through any trans- lation. A course is also offered in the study of English derivatives, constituting a study of the copious vocabularies of the sciences, philosophy, psychology, politics, meflicine, theology, and the like. LATIN To meet the needs of those who have not had more than two years of high school Latin, the first year course begins with a review of essential forms and principles. This is followed by readings from Tlie Lives of Xepos, and some orations of Cicero, with exercises in prose composition. In the second and ensuing years, courses are offered to those who are qualified in Vergil, Cicero, Livy, Horace, and Plautus, covering philo- sophic essays, history, the epic, satire, and comedv. The modern language de]xirtment of Nebraska Wcsleyan university, as old as the school itself, has caught the vigor and life of the languages it studies. I ' rof. .Marietta .Sncnv. A. ! ' .. I ' M 1, . ei)raska Wesleyan : . . M. 1927, I ' ni- ersit - of Nebraska, present head of the (lei)artment, teaches introductory (lernian. ad anced German, and sec- ond _ far I ' reiich. Miss Dorothy Smith, graduate u! I ' niversity of ' ichita with a major in French, teaches lirst and third year French. Foremost objective of the modern language department is that its stu- dents obtain a mastery of their sub- ject, and in so doing, gain a s ' m[)a- thetic understanding of the i)eo[)le whose language they study. To Miss Smith falls the task of making mid-westerners realize that there is actually a nation whose people speak French, morning, noon, and night. Fraulein Snow, as her pupils knf)w her, energetic, earnest, quizzically hu- morous, endows with life the guttural, incomprehensible Germanic polysyl- lables, aiui her students may be iden- tified by their occasional endeavors to communicate with each other in Ger- man while not in the classroom. W ' esleyanites passing Professor Snow ' s classroom learn not to be startled by lusty strains of " Zehn Tausend Mann " or other folksongs. Through the windows they may see the professor leading the class in sing- ing folksongs, and enjoying it as much as thev do. Professor Marietta Snow Instructor Dorothy Smith IT ' S AI.I. OKEKK -ro l i:. N . I.. l ' .- STK i:s rnOKNTS CA VQ }AQ ) (41) Director A. L. Boberg Strike Up the Band! By DOROTHY M, PETERS A twirl of the Ijaton, a slmrt sharp whistle, a clany of the cymbals, and the Prifie of the riainsman Ijand moves forward in rhythmic left-ri.i ht, left-ri,u,ht. Such a scene has been the order of the hour on the football fields of Wesleyan and neighboring schools many times this fall. For Nebraska Wesleyan University has a marching band, the first of its kind and accomplishment in years. Director Alfred Hoberg is a ' esle_ an graduate of the class of 1935, past music supervisor at Klmwood high school, and post graduate student at Xorthwestern uni- versity. Highlights in the activiti-js of the band this year have been the trips to Midland and Tarkio and the maneuvers at the half of the annual Homecoming game with Doane. At Midland the band first took over the streets of the city of Fremont and then at the half " stole the show " with marching and letter formations. Tarkio was also taken over by the invarling horde of yellow and brown uniformed Plainsmen, who entertained the crowd royally at the half. The Homecoming crowd was treated to the unusual spectacle of a D for Doane from a " huddle " formation, a W for the " yellow and the brown " , a series of countermarches, and an elaborate serpentine. Members clarinets tint tain. . It lira — Loo in is Daiiiliriisli.v. Si-lilnii -Liui-olii F:iy. I (»riith.v .lean — Bradsliaw Ontt sella Hi. Liiuisi — Beiil cliiia ii IliMs. Wilina-- ;r( ' sh:lin HnL. lu s. Klsii — L(Ui;:r Pine Iluiiii ' iii ' t ' .v. . licet a — AtkinsiMi K ■llllin;. .Max (Jraiit .Meijtiistail. Aileell — Center Trmnpets , rt i. i, lOlnier — Ueiikelnian K. ' ehe. Eiiwar l— Fairtielil Heelie. Oeor;. ' ! ' Ka.vniiillil Case. UiehiiiiiiHi- ;nril(jii Kiirard. Piiiil — Sewanl 1 1 en ni 11 . rii. ]lis--L »nisville Peters. Denithv— Alma Phelps. Ci.lenian— l.iiieciln Sele.v. Ka.v Filley TroitlbnneH .Mtiaii ' li. .lane — I,iiiei)ln ( ' rawfnril. ' irKinia W ' innre lla.lley. Knssell -■( .iliniilins Ilaniiltiiii. I)wi}, ' lit — Orleans Sallenhaeh. Itnlli I- ' iieml l5:;rHuiies Krelianll. Keiiiut h— . tkinsiiii .Men re. Ka.v inn nil — I.inrfiln .Visle.v. l!l-. ant (iellli ' llhmv Horns . ii(Iersnn. Ileiner Lineiiln I ' .rnwn. Vie Ovelten Kasili.ini. Oei-alil .Xslilauil i;reeiislit. Vernailell Slalllnli I ' erkiiis. Ksther David Cil.v ' ersau. Dnnald -P.liiniiiiiis. ' tiin l ' ' Inte 1111(1 PicniNt llesiek. . rt Sli-altdii Vaniev. L.vda Cidliertsun .■ axoiilMtiies Mel .ler. Kenalil— Tekamali Stdieidl. .Iniii ' Frii ' iid Srhrunk. .lean I..vneh Weher. Kenneth Cerintr Drums i:kwall. Mildreil . l.iilison lliiiil.T. Ilarnl.l l.iiifeln I.illrell. I ' ' ii l.ilH-eIn Ml hit Is liass ( ' (.w den. Wallace — Lineoln .li-llerv. (lis. Ml - Bassett Wveeh. Knhv— I.exinjrten (43) Opposite rpper left, ( ' arr dl Slnry. Keafiiey. drnin niajer . I ' piier rivrhl. Wall. ice i nwdeii. I.incdln, sensa Iihoiie. Beluw. .Mildreil Kkwall. .M.idisiin. bass drum. Left. Plalnsinaii hand in ' W " forniatinn on W ' esleyan Held. CHEKH LEADEKS WILSON FIEI.I , EILEEN AVYLIE. CAUKULL STOKY. Pep Club ' ' » «fl Yellers of the Brown — the Campus Spark Plugs! That ' s the term applied to the Pep Club, an organization which promotes a spirit of pep and enthusiasm, engineers snake dances and parades through the village, and fosters a lively Wesleyan fighting spirit for athletic battles. Sitting in a compact unit, the club is the nucleus of organized noisy support. The club plans rallies, with the band, and with such speakers as Oz Black, Gregg McBride, Doc Mayo, Chancellor, and Coach, as excitement getters. Among its various activities, the club plans the colorful Homecoming celebration, decorates the campus in school colors, and leads a torchlight parade around the village to view house decorations. Another project is the year ' s social high light, the Big Snob-Old Grouch party which the group sponsors in the spring. The Yellers of the Brown organize a transportation system which carries the student body to invade opponents ' towns for at least one football and one basketball game. W ' esleyanites took over Fremont this fall, and although INIidland topped the scoring, the community rocked with that driving force called Wesleyan spirit which was fostered by the club and the band. Bright yellow sweaters — nearly 40 of them — dazzle eyes at rallies and games. . Ml new members are on probation until they prove themselves worthy of wearing the sweaters which bear the brown insignia of the organization. il + - I ? See Our Complete Line of LEATHER CASES LUGGAGE SHEAFFER, PARKER, and WAHL EVERSHARP PENS and PENCILS and DESK SETS ' ' LATSCH B ROTH E RS STATIONERS 112-4 St. Hart Variety Store CHRISTMAS TOYS AND PRESENTS See Us Before Buying 27 13 No. 48th St. + — . — Wesleyan Barber Shop Keep Up That Neat Appearance CHAS. DEETER 4807 St. Paul Avenue G. E. GREEN FURNACE PLUMBING Air Conditioning M2800 2815 No. 48th St. - + -+ i I + .._ ECONOMY COMFORT IN SHOES Jones Elite Shoe Service 2732 North 48th ■ — + (45) tenor an d soloist; I. W. Kenagv. baritone and reader; W. E. Rose, bass. The Y. M. C. A. Bathroom Several years before the controversy over the bathroom members of the Y. M, C. A. had organized the Volunteer Bath club with a membership of about one hundred. Com- ment was made that you could tell the members by the difference in their appear- ance. There must have been some truth in the statement for the day after Christmas in 1900 the " Wesleyan " carried a com- plaint from the co-eds who demanded the right to use University Place ' s one bathtub. And It was determined that the faculty should formulate rules for its use. " Gentle- men will be allowed the bath privileges daily from 3 to 4 p. m. and ladies 4:30 to 6 p. m. This concession for the ladies is a move in the right direction. " 1902 Forensics If you saw an upperclassman with his shoes blacked, his hat brushed or a new necktie on, he was going to orate in chapel. Each junior and senior was required to give one oration each semester. |ohn )ensen (Dean J. C. Jensen) was one of the ) 5 contestants for one of Wesleyan ' s first varsity debate teams. 1903 The Armory Old Main ' s east wing was finally com- pleted for use as gymnasium and armory. Imagine rows of guns along the walls in the dining hall. It was used for an armory off and on up to and including the period of the world war. 1904 C. C. White Memorial The much-needed and long-planned music conservatory was being built at last. There were 300 students enrolled in the courses which the building was designed to house. Senior Recognition Day The seniors appeared for the first time in their black nightgowns and cardboard hats in October of 1904 .The faculty was alert to signs of trouble among the juniors. The chancellor in his speech of appreciation to the class cautioned all students against mak- ing the senior class debut a scene of not. The seniors appeared at all classes until noon in their official regalia. 1907 Student Handbook The Nebraska Wesleyan Directory was published and GIVEN to each student and faculty member with the compliments of the Y. M. and Y. W. C. A. First Men ' s Glee Club. Professor Hadley was the first director. 1908 Football Again Up to the time of Professor Clevenger ' s advent in the fall of 1907, Wesleyan had never realized that of which she was capable in athletics. " Clev ' s " exhaustless energy and kindly courage were guiding Wesleyan to show herself worthy of membership in the Missouri Valley conference. In 1898 the " Wesleyan " had editorially banished football, but now at the request of the students it was brought back to the athletic program. In the years that fol- lowed Wesleyan played such schools as Kansas State University, Wyoming State College, and South Dakota. Drama An old English comedy by Richard B. Sheridan. " The Rivals " , was presented by the senior class of Nebraska Wesleyan Uni- versity. Music by the Wesleyan Conserva- tory Orchestra. John P. Mann, director. Wesleyan Auditorium. 8; 1 5 p. m. 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CROOK SCHOOL PHYSICIAN Ollics: 4825 St. I ' aul I ' hime M 223,5 + ■ Student Council A council of 19 members was given tne power to control the relations of the classes and to regulate all " scraps and contests ' occurring between these classes. Wesleyan was one of the leading universities in hav- ing student government. 1910 The Pan-Wesleyan Banquet On March 24, 625 people aboard special cars |Ourne ' ed to Lincoln, and in the largest building the capital city afforded made a " phenomenal success " of the first great Wesleyan banquet. 191 1 Seven " Fat Years " 1918 Seven More " Fat Years " Equipment Wan Fleet Teacher ' s College, ' 18. Rachel Ann Lucas Memorial Library, ' 24. Physics Building, ' 02. Gymnasium Remodeled, ' 23. Greenhouse, ' 26. WCAJ The Voice of Nebraska Wesleyan Uni- versity! In the book " Education en the Air " there is a discussion of Wesleyan ' s pioneer station: " They were broadcasting from Nebraska Wesleyan university, if you call it broadcasting, with a one-kilowatt station set in the early days of the war. They began sending out the headlines of the paper by radio, along with weather fore- casts. The present radio transmitter was purchased in the fall of 1920, and they have been broadcasting over it ever since. One of the first lectures ever given in their part of the country was given by radio in 1923, when a class of about 20, each equipped with a head set, ' listened in ' . That gives you an idea that they have been broadcasting for some time. " — f I 4.._.„ The Sweetest Christmas Gift MRS. STOVERS | BUNGALOW CHOCOLATES 1 WE MAIL OR DELIVER ] 108 So. 13th Phone B-3933 J . . . + ., — + UNI PLACE BEAUTY SHOPPE COMPLETE BEAUTY SERVICE Permanent Waving a Specialty M-2821 " The Sh fj nj Cmtttf;sy, Strci ' o- and Ai vrecmti n " )!2:) St. Pail Ave. Lincoln. Neh. Drs ! Taylor Taylor PHYSICIANS SURGEONS Dr. Gareld L, Butler DENTIST Phone t — V12257 4728 St. Pau! Ave, , — .._. ._.. — . + (46) t — . — + I GREETINGS FROM SMITH BROS. 2341 North 48th LrMBER AND COAL PHONE M2527 I I MAKE YOUR PURCHASES from the Gifts at MAYO DRUG CO. THE DRUG STORE ON THE CORNER » 2700 No. 48th M-2000 The station was sold to WOW at Omaha in 1933, but it had served for training ground for such men as Bob Jensen and |ohn Dunning. Basketball For the eighth time in 1 3 seasons, Wes- leyan ' s basketball team won the state con- ference in 1922. That meant defeating the University of Nebraska with a score of 31 to 19. The Opera The school of music produced its first opera in 1924. It was Gilbert and Sullivan ' s " Pinafore " . Honorary Fraternities 1913 — Pi Kappa Delta, national forensic, first chapter in Nebraska, fourth in the na- tion. 1914 — Phi Kappa Phi, national scholastic. 1921 — Alpha Gamma Beta, local physics. 1922 — Purple Arqus and Purple Dragon (Blue Key), local senior. 1923 — Sigma Alpha lota, national music. 1923 — Theta Alpha Phi, national dra- matic. 1926 — Pi Gamma Mu, national social science. 1927 Training School On February 6 the Lincoln State Journal took notice of the Van Fleet Teacher ' s College: " Nebraska Wesleyan university ' s training school is the first school in the state to organize itself on the Morrison plan of teaching. Under direction of B. E. McProud, dean of the teacher ' s college, and Miss Rose B. Clark, educational supervisor, the school has carried on this experiment for four years. Achievements under this plan have been striking. " + + ■ I I i STILL THE STUDENTS FAVORITE WESLEYAN Coffee Shop POPULAR FOOD AT POPULAR PRICES Broil-o-Grill Sandwiches Home Made Pie Ice Cream Fine Coffee Hot Soups Anita Hoisington - 4811 St. Paul — . (47) ,„,_..,_, 4- I I + ■ The Wiitcli the yi ' unvr fn-r-d is wt-arinK is a yflinw ; !(i. 17 .Ii-wel B U LO V A Priced at $29.75 THE DIAMOND ! ABLUEBIRD I 25.00. 50.00, 75.00, 100.00 up j BOYD JEWELRY CO. 1 Lincoln | _, — . . .+ j 12lh St • - — •■- ■ f THE YEAR ' S BEST BUY! I OVERCOAT PARADE $1750 • Full-bodied wool warmth. 32 oz, weight • Striking new plaid patterns, latest shades • Color fast, smooth finish. Rich texture Scars iii.ikr MviTccial IiisImi-.v willi llii MiIiH- tliat raii ' I til ' iiijilch. ' il aiiil a prici- thal ' s lu ' Cii jiut thruu;;h Ilic wriutriT. K.vpcrtl.v lililiinal. lii ' autifull.v fiiiishcil. lA ' t Scar- savf .von inniu-.v mi an ovvv- l-nat. 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CHEAPPER System, I nc. 1325 LINCOLN Come in (ind Browse Around! 1932 Modern Metamorphosis From literary societies to social fraterni- ties: Dialectic Society became Delta Omega Phi. Aeolian girls with t heir AE pin became Alpha Epsilon; then Omicron of Beta Phi Alpha in 1928. Theo girls were Kosdia in 1916; then Alpha Kappa Delta; were Beta Alpha chap- ter of Alpha Gamma Delta in 1927. Theo men were Theta Phi Sigma under the 1917 Creek influence; merged with Everetts to make Crescent fraternity in 1932. Oro girls became Nu chapter of Alpha Delta Theta in 1927. Oro men were Phi Beta Sigma in 1917; Upsilon chapter of Phi Kappa Tau in 1923. Zeta Phi, Delta Phi. and Alpha Delta Omega organized in 1917. Zeta Phi merged with Willard in 1932; the others dissolved. Gamma Mu Epsilon became a chapter of Theta Upsilon in 1932. 1934 " The Plainsman " Wesleyan ' s first annual was " The Oro " , published by the group which is now Alpha Delta Theta and Phi Kappa Tau. The " Sun- flower " was the work of freshmen. Lee Greenslit, member of the board of trustees, was the editor of the first " Coyote " and it was with his full approval that, in 1934, the " Coyote " became the " Plainsman " . The form of the book has changed more than Its title. It is now a magazine rather than a collection of literary " gems " . Its emphasis IS on news rather than on artistic layout. 1938 " Cold and Frankincense and Myrrh " Through the years Wesleyan ' s children have brought gifts. The east window was put there by the older sisters of Alpha Gamma Delta; the stone arch, the corner stone of C. C. White Memorial, the audi- torium clock, the stone obelisk, the complete furnishings for the auditorium stage — the rug, the pulpit, the big chairs in which sit our chancellors and deans — the lights on the campus, the pipe organ, the beginning of the Wesleyan bowl, and the Rose Mem- orial Observatory; all these and many other gifts have Wesleyan ' s students given. Perhaps more significant than these, more significant than gifts of money we find scattered through the records — ' 08, endow- ment fund $600; ' 18, $500; ' 25, $614.25 — are those less tangible gifts reflected from the lives of graduates like Stanley High. But that is another article, and we promised to be incomplete. Time for the giving of gifts is not past. We have as many resources as the students had who built the gymnasium with their own hands, as the students had who gave $10 each that Wesleyan might have a foot- ball field and a track; as the students had who so loved their " Chan Schreck " that they bought him a new car. Every FacUiiji for Every Function HOTEL LINCOLN THE CAPITAL CITY ' S HOST FOR KVERY OCCASION Ideal Accommodations for PARTIES TEAS DINNERS DANCES CONVENTIONS E. L. Wilbur. Mtiiinc er +■ (■IS I — S UR E! She is a Happy Co-Ed THE GIFT OF A BANTAM KODAK Always Brings Smiles of Happiness SEVERAL MODELS $4.75, $9.50, $16.50, $27.50 A PICTURE RECORD OF YOUR SCHOOL DAY EVENTS MAKES A BOOK OF LASTING MEMORIES EASTMAN KODAK STORES, INC. 1217 Street LINCOLN - - NEBR. Nor is the giving of gifts done. Dean Lewis saw that Wesleyan students needed a social headquarters. Presented with her urgent reauest, Mr. Hartley suggested a place. And two days after this faulty record comes to your hands, the new " party room " will be dedicated to fun — to soft lights and quick music, to multicolored party frocks, to starch fronts and tuxedos. The newest Chancellor has been with us so short a time, yet already he brings his gift, the gift of an understanding heart, which asks: Have you found the soul of Wesleyan As you climbed her well-worn stairs, Where the Light of the World is shining And the Face of One Who cares Looks down from His beautiful window To counsel, guide, control? Oh there is the soul of Wesleyan, A shining, Christ-filled soul. Have you found the soul of Wesleyan Where the secrets of Science are shared, Where the tapers of truth are burning. And the fearless facts declared; Where you gasp as you glimpse new meanings As the marvelous records unroll? Yes, there is the soul of Wesleyan, A fearless, fact-finding soul. Have you found the soul of Wesleyan Out where the Plainsmen fight. Winning, and sometimes losing. No matter, they give their might. Their very life for a touchdown. Their last drop of blood for a goal? There you find the soul of Wesleyan, The Plainsman ' s invincible soul. Have you found the soul of Wesleyan When you hear the voice of song. Lifting the mighty choruses. Lusty, and loud and strong; Yet with a tender harmony Soothing you, making you whole? It IS the soul of Wesleyan, Her musical, mystical soul. Have you found the soul of Wesleyan Where the evening shadows fall. Where eternal vows are plighted While the sleepy night-birds call. And the hush of the vesper hour Envelops you like a stole? This too IS the soul of Wesleyan, Her sweet, romantic soul. Cod save the soul of Wesleyan Fearless, invincible, bold; Yet mystical, sweet as the night-wind That steals o ' er the sleeping world; We pledge you our faith eternal. As we strive to reach life ' s goal, To be true to the soul of Wesleyan, Her shining, immortal soul! + ■ ■— + i HUTCHINS OIL CARACE CO. COMPLETE AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE 2710 No. 48th M 2034 Hampton Heath Clothes SUITS TOPCOATS OVERCOATS REGULARS SHORTS STOUTS LONGS SINGLE and DOUBLE BREASTED $ 21 50 $ 24 50 +-.. Others to $35.00 Hampton Heath clothes give the man who desires comfort, quality and style the very last word. For school room, parties, and all around wear they can ' t be beat. Don ' t wait too long to make your selection. Our stock is complete now. Come in and see these values. 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GRAYBILL. aiui BENNETT PROF OSCAR " POP " BENNETT, (inset) beloved director of the school ut fine arts, conducted the music for Romberg ' s " The Student Prince " . In addition to his work as creator of Wesleyan operas, he is responsible for the oratorio pre- sented each year durinE Commencement week. Too. he is the director of the wiilely-known male a cappella chorus, and Kives about fifty lessons m voice each week. MARJORIE GRAYBILL, dramatic .soprano, home is David City. sanK the feminine lead, KaUre. The male lead. Prince Karl Franz, was sung by KOSS MENDELL. tenor from Scottsbluff. Miss Graybill is a senior in the school of fine arts and Mr. Mendell is a junior in the same school. This is their second appearance as leads in Wesleyan opera-s having sung similar parts in last year ' s " The Bartered Bride " by Smetan.-J. Mi.s3 Graybill is a member of the Girls ' Glee club and is interested in piano as well as vocal music. Mr. Mendell was tenor soloist with the male a cappella chorus last season and is a member of the Plainsman quartet. He is an experienced radio entertainer. (6) The Student Prince " The Student Prince " , a light opera hy Sifc- mun i Romberf?. was presented this year at a total cost for costumes, sets, and royalties «if §500. Be inninK in 1933 with the pi-oduction of a light opera. " The Mikado " , the music department has presented five light operas antl one grand opera. " The Bartered Bride " by Fred rick Smetana in 1038. The creator of this musical tradition is Pro- fessor Oscar " Pop ' " Bennett, director of the school of music, voice teacher, and well-known choral director. The 110 students in the cast of this year ' s opera include ] special voice students, and members of the university mixed chorus and male a cappella chorus. Mrs. Clara Brandt, director of physical educa- tion for women, was in charge of costumes. Miss Wilhelmina Sprague directed the dances. The advertising manager was Miss Beryl Klahn, director of drama. Professor Enid Miller, head of the depai-tment of speech, directed the acting. Sets for the opera were designed by Miss Gladys Lux. head of the art department. She create l the elaborate scrim which made possible the showing of the memories of the Prince. The scrim was painted in an original design symbolic of the famous Gobelin tapestry. A screen was lowered in front of the scrim to reveal the figures which appeared in the vision of the Prince. Under the direction of Professor Bennett these separate items were woven together to make a musical protluction such as no other college or university in the state presents. This year ' s opera was termed the most professional produc- tion ever presented here. Above — Betty Weaver, Lexin- - ton sophomore, snlo ballet dancer. [ L , ,He twee G° .,i„ce V j,,, -M ..■ l ie ' (7) Foreground, left Janet Currier, June Scheldt, and Aileen Kin- left to risht: S, i,Tr?AV " ' " MICKEY. Lincoln senior Iriuht). and MERVILLE HUTCHISON. Scottsbluff junior (left) I laye(l the character roles of Lutz. the Princes valet ' and Hubert. Lutz ' s personal servant, elow left:— A court ballet scene, to riKht:— Kill Nichol. Scottsbluff: Lincoln : Darryl Antrim. Lincoln : l-riend: Ross Mendell. Scottsbluff: yon. Gothenburc. Background ...... lion Davis. Central City : Herbert Wagner Wash- ington. D. C. : Wallace Martin. Wauneta : Har- o d Rhoden. Lincoln : Blake Skrdla, Atkinson • and Russell Hadley. Columbus. Bc:ow right :— Officers begging the atten- tion of the Princess Margaret, played by AILEEN KINYON, Gothenburg senior. The soldiers, left to right :— Ernest Metzger. Crawford : Blake Skrdla. Atkinson : Darryl Antrim. Linco:n : Keith Wycoff, Lexin-.?- ton : George Crandall. Wilcox : Ger- a d Jones. Lincoln : Don Davis, Cen- tral City : Don Otto. Aurora : Wal- ac» Martin. Wauneta; Russell Had- ley. Columbus : Bernard Hodgkin. Be:hvood; and Bill Nichol, Scotts- bluff. Sin; in; Strin; At ri.i ht is (Jeralyn alrath lieniiett. instructor in i(ilin and director of string trios and ensemble. Mrs. Hennett is a pupil of Louis Persinj er, of the Juilliard Foundation in Xew York, who tau.t ht the j reat Yehudi Slenuhin. .She also studied with Richard Czerwonkv, teacher, composer, violinist, now a professor at DePaul. String music at Xebraska Wesleyan has its foundation in a Id piece ensemble which meets once each year for a two hour period. Each season the ensemble plays two concerts awav from the campus, and one concert on the campus. Mrs. Bennett ' s private sturlents form trios which appear at teas, luncheons, and meetings in Lincoln, and give an average of one performance each week during the school year. .Majors in iolin take one half-hour lesson per week, in con- junction with the course in public school inusic, and are pre- pared upon graduation to teach in state high schools. A public recital is one of the requirements for completion of major work The music played includes concertos for string groups, transcrip- tions of movements from symphonies, and smaller pieces from classic composers such as Bach, Corelli, and the modern com- posers. R ' Kht — A violin trio. Miriam Schick. Curtis : Evelyn Fosbur.v. Clarks ; and Marjorie Hays, Peters- burg. Be ' ow— A violin trin. Pearl Schu ' tz. Cortland ; Pauline Hamilton. Or- leans : and Maxine Brooks. Os- ceola. Below, left to ri ht —Pearl Schultz. Cort- land ; Marjorie Hays, Petersburg : Evelyn Fos- bury. Clarks; Vesta trell. Clay Center: Pauline Hamilt jn. Orleans : Wilma Hills. C.resham : Ruth Sal- lenhach. Friend ; Director Geralyn Walrath Bennett : Mrs. [Jwi ht Thomas. Lincoln ; Faith Frampton. Stanton : June Scheidt, Friend: Barbara Spen- cer. Lincoln : Mary Louise Spooner, Lincoln : Miriam Schick, Curtis ; Jean Thomas, Lincoln : and Maxine Brooks, Osceola. Male ACappella Chorus Front row— left to right Parry I Antrim. Lincoln James Miles, Lincoln Merville Hutchison. Scottsbhiff Directtir Oscar " Pop " Bennett Ross Mendell. Scottsbluff Don Otto Aurora Bernard Hodpkin, Bell wood Row II Stanley Neil. Lexinj ton Delmar Nuetzman. Lincoln Bryant Nisley. Gothenburjr Keith Wvcoff. Lexinjrton Wilbam Nichol. Scottsbluff Guy Bi-ubaker. Holmesville Row III Ernest Metzper, Crawford Russell Hadlev, Columbus John Jones. Jr.. Crab Orchard Harold Boyle. Famam D ' wivrht Hamilton. Orleans Kenneth Nye, Lincoln Row IV Harold Rhoden, Lincoln Donald Davis. Central City- Donald Sprin rer. Eagle Glenn Stringfellow. Oakdale Wallace Martin. Wauneta Loren Rohrbaugh, Lincoln Robert Nisley. North Platte Left upper — Plainsman quartet — left to right — Bernard Hodjrkin. Bellwood: Rciss Mendell. Scott- bluff ; Kenneth Nye. Lincoln; William Nichol. Scottsbluff. Left lowei Twenty-five Feet of Harmony quartet— left to right — Ernest Metzger. Crawford ; Glenn Stringfellow. Oakdale: Gerald Gard- ner. Lincoln : Loren Rohrbaugh, Lincoln. (10) Choral Music The Xebraska W ' esleyan university male a cappella chorus, on its thirty-third annual tour, traN ' eled ap- proximatel_ ' 2000 miles and gave 100 concerts. The boys in their traditional uniforms, a brown sweater with the yellow Plainsman monogram and the light-green trousers, travel in a chartered Bur- lington bus with Dr. A. ' . Hunter furnishing a free supply of gum, oranges, and candy to keep throats moist and hunger satisfied. Meals and lodging ar " furnished by the university. The concert traditionally opens with an entrance song, which this year is " Strike Up the Band " by George Gershwin, and closes with sacred numbers, sung under candlelight. Two tour highlights are broadcasts over Denver station KOA and Omaha station WOW. Prof. Oscar ' ' Pop " Bennett is responsible for mak- ing the chorus one of the finest in the middle west. Special features on the program are Geralyn Walrath Bennett, violin soloist, Delmar Xeutzman, reader, and the " Plainsman " and " Twenty-five Feet of Har- mony " (juartettes. The Wesleyan girls " glee club, organized this year by Prof. A. L. Boberg, had as its high point a week ' s engagement at the Stuart theater where Christmas songs were sung between shows at 9 p. m. The girls also broadcast over Lincoln radio stations KFOR and KF. B. The glee club is open to anyone and en- trance is gained through tryouts. Girls ' CleeClub Front Row— left t«, ri ht— Patrakia Whitney. Lincoln ; Ruth Ellis, Chester; Genevievf Taylor. Lincoln ; Dorothy Peters. Alma : Phyllis Hull. Fairbury ; Leia Harkleroad. Hemini ford : Lou ' se Gottschalk. Benkelman ; Marjorie Swan. Lincoln. Row II — Cheilie Murre ' l. Norfolk : Rosalie Kilzer. Lebanon ; Elizabeth Jones. Wymore : June Schei lt, Friend ; Jeanne Souser, Clarks : Elaine Peterson. Holdrege ; Gertrutle Clifton. Lincoln. Row III — Janet Currier. Lincoln ; Ruth Lomax. Lincoln ; Mildred Ekwall. Madi- son : Lois Beebe. Lincoln ; AJthea Brittain. Loomis ; Lorraine Bore. Lindsay : Ber- nice Richardson. Bradshaw ; Roberta Reiher, Gering ; Louise Rixey. Raton, New Mexico. Row IV — Miriam Schick. Curtis: Wilma Hills, Gresham ; Evelyn Fosbury, Clarks; Viola Schuitz. Cortland: Margaret Wilson, Sh-ckley ; Pearl Schu ltz, Cortland: Juno Xesmith. Wauneta ; Erna Philipp. Fremont; Helena Kilzer, Lebanon. Row V— Ruthadel Fu ' lun, Gtneva ; Betty Jane Thompson, Cairo ; Neva Ebriprht. North I ' latte : Ruth Gardner. Lincnin ; Doris Blewfield. Lincoln : Marpraret Thomson. IJncotn ; BernJce Anderson. Gothenburg ; Sarah Brown, Friend ; Muriel D ' iers, Seward. ;2=?i Above — Itinerary of thirty-third annual tour of the male a cappella chorus. Instrumental Music Upper riijht— Xeva Cocklin, a student of Mr. Guv Maier of the Jiiilliard School of :Music in New York City, gives lessons in piano to elementary pupils. Center right — Pauline Slonecker, also a student of Mr. Maier, gives piano instruction to college students in her conservatory studio. During the Near Miss Slonecker and Miss Cocklin present their public recitals. Lower right — Irene Taylor McCandless, instructor in pipe organ, who also teaches in Omaha. Center left — Clara U. Mills teaches the theory and history of music, form and analysis, music apprecia- tion, and harmony. Lower left — Vernon Forbes, instructor in brass in- struments. ' ' Wa j- - w -ffZj. f ' f 1 f . P f- : ' I Row I Ruth Aikin AJberta Anderson Lynne Andei-son Margaret Anderson OJ a Andersen Edwjird Beebe Jean Bolton Lorraine Borpr Floyd Boydston Althea Brittain Row 1 1 Maxine Brooks Sarah Brown Carl Christensen WaJlace Cowden Betty DeminK Vernon Dix Dorothy Joan Fay Ruth Fenske Ruth Fry Gerald Gardner Row in Ruth Gardner Betty Glines Wilma Goering Dorothy Greer Marpraret Guy MarKart ' t Hamilton Marjorie Hays Phyllis Hennintrs Twila Hitchcock E ' sie Huphes Row IV Phyllis Hull Imopene Johnson Warren Johnston Eleanor Judy Max Kemling Bleu Thonge Wilma Lyon Merna Maahs Connie Martin Wallace Martin Emily Maticka Row V Raymond Maxtield Raymond Moore Winifred Nelson De!mar Nuetzman Elaine Olson Inez Petersen Harold Pickerinjr Venus Potts Harriet Price Phyllis Pritchard Row VI Lois Jean Rasmu.ssen Margraret Rasmussen Bern ice Richardson Marjorie Ritter Marjorie Seaton Jean Schrunk Marvin Snyder Rachel Stephenson Katheryn Stewart Helen Swanson Row VII Marion Swanson Olan Terrell Lucile Thelander Margaret Thomson James Tipton Donald Trauper Dora Wentieln Paul White Margaret Wilson Tacye Wilson Left— Warren Johnston. Lincoln, manages a cUy i;i|Kr mute to help finance his college education. Abovf — Tuxedos ami multi-colored party frocks mingle at the Crescent formal in the University Club. Social Life ' e here portray a representative cross-section of the social life of Wes- leyan students. The activities of Wes- leyan ' s ei,u;ht Greek letter societies and the co-educational, non-Greek organi zation, Bleu Thonge. are depicted. House interiors, activities of members, e eryday scenes, and glimpses of the winter formals, highlights of the social season, were chosen to illustrate the record of a characteristic year. Fraternity and sorority life at Wes- le an is democratic, and is inexpen- si e. House-mothers preside over the chapter houses and act as guide, men- tor, and friend of the members of the societies. The cost of living at a fra- ternity house as an active member, in eluding board, room, and dues for one school ' ear averages $236. Similar residence at a sororit ' averages about $262. Left— Phyllis Fuchser, Waverly. with Martin Itraseh, Farnam. outside the Georpian Room in Hotel Cornhusker at the Alpha Delta Theta ftH-ni:iI party. Abovo — Jane Albaupfh, president of Theta Upsi- lon. leans back with a good book for a quiet evening at the chapter house. Wilma Hills, Gresham, studying in her room at the Alpha Gamma Delta house. » 4 A corner of the living- room and a part of the music room of the Willard sorority. On the fireplace is the scholarship cup and the blue key. won at the 1938 Kig Snoh-OId Grouch party. Below — Phi Kappa Tau livinp: room, spa- cious and comfoi-table. The blue key, visible through the bookcase windows, was awarded to the fraternity at last year ' s Big: Snob-Old Grouch party. 16) A corner tit " the music room m the Alpha Dt-lt Theta house. Above — Vance James. Omaha, at his desk in the Crescent fraternity house. Delta Omega Phi Helnw— Elinor S o e t h . Chapman sophomore and chapter member of Theta Upsilon. pins the pled ' e ribbon on Roberta Kauk, AJma sophomore. ff p r ■• a c p o f ; i t l » »• ' T® -( |i» - i «!« ' ' ' f O f) D. .( . .C P |?» t: : Row I Elmer Artist Arthur Bach man Frank Bennett Nye Bond Victor Brown Harold Boyle Richmond Case Georj e Carne Gerald Carne Row II Howell Cox Georpe Crandall Wayne Curtis Seldon Dambrosky Willard Engel Gei " ald Eastham Leonard Eskew Harvey Feyerherm Gerald Frederick Row III Robert Gottschalk Bernard Hodgkin Arthur Hosick Merville Hutchisi n Orson Jeffrey Byron Johnson Paul Johnson Dale Land Edward Littrell Row IV John Markle Howard McDonald Ross Mendell Ernest Metzgrer Rona!d Metzler Lioyd Miller Paul Murray Stanley Neil William Nicho] Row V Bryant Nisley Robert Nisley George Panzer Jack Panzer William Sutphen Roger Weary Donald Williams Keith Wycoff Fred Zabel Diversification — this word ably describes Delta Omega Phi, l)ecause its members do a little of everything well. In the male a cappella chorus, 1 1 of 24 members are Delta Omega Phi songsters, as are all the members of the Plainsman quartet. Four of 12 players on the varsity basketball squad are Delts. The fraternity furnishes seven pre-med. students, five of whom are laboratory assistants in the biology and chemistry departments. Highlights of the organization ' s annual social events are a fall party at the chapter house, a winter dinner-dance, a six clock breakfast on the first of May, and a spring picnic out along some river wherein the boys gleefully throw any brother who has been so indiscreet as to an- nounce his engagement since the last picnic. Customs and traditions are exemplified by the Halloween celebration, unscheduled skirmishes over football dummies, and pledge duties such as counting the trees on the Wes- leyan campus. The Delt boys have a nice big radio, and rugs which are not nailed down. Founded more than 30 years ago as the Dialectics, and renamed in 1917, Delta Omega Phi, with its activity in all fields of college endeavor, whether it be scholarship, music, dramatics, or athletics, bears the title of ' ' diversifica- tion plus. " (19) GO Row 1 Ai ' line Atlamso Madeleine AIexa jder Bernice Anderson Lois Beebe Doris Blewfie ' d Helen Burj ess Viririnia Browne Row II Vir rinia Crawford Helen Claire Disbrow Ruth Ellis Faith Frampton Dorothey ( albraith Vernadell Greenslit Mary Catherine Jacobson Audrey Row IV Phyllis Stau Jean Marie St Betty Weaver Eileen Wylie Madire Young Formed by six girls, patterning after Frances Willard. their conception of the ideal woman, the Willard sorority was founded on October 11, 1889. Willard has many traditions very dear to each girl. During the rushing season in the fall, the Rose Tea is not only remembered by Willards, but by all who attend. Each fall Willards set aside a day for honoring their parents. On this day the parents are honored at a dinner and taken to a Nebraska Wesleyan football game. The annual pledge party is always looked for- ward to in the second semester. After initiation in early March, the old May festival begins with an early morning hay-ride, followed by a breakfast at which the ideal Willard senior is crowned. The day closes with a formal dinner party in Omaha. The Willards are well represented on the Nebraska Wseleyan campus. The Willard house is the home for many band, glee club, chorus. Plainsmen Play- ers, Theta Alpha Phi, Yellers of Brown, debaters, Y. W. C. A. cabinet members, and verse choir mem- bers. Scholarship is always encouraged, and each year the girl who has the highest scholarship average has her name engraved on the membership cup. The Willards have many proud moments. This year we pledged 12 girls, bringing the chapter num- ber up to 30. We are proud of our Willard chapter, our Willard house-mother — Mrs. Sarah Chadderdon, and our distinction as the oldest local sorority in the U. S. A. Above — Tatty Whitney. Lincoln, serves I.uella Pattxm, Ulue Sprinjrs. ami Norma Shei ar(ison. Hfatriee, at th Reta Phi Christmns formal tlinnei . I ,eft— Sylviji Marnuson, Alpha Delta Theta from rhai)niaM. in the le of Santa Claus at the nis:ht-hef ore-Christmas vacation party. . i i Above— Crescents watch children quests toss up peanuts at the annual Christmas dinner. Alpha Delta Theta Frances Bickel ( kM ' •i ' - ' V ♦ V ' ' Gertrude Clifton fT t J ' r Mary Taul- ' ne Crandall AT I % .KlArV . » Aneeta Humphrey gyj j k . uT a Ann ' KaimmtT ' hJf t A m S l i Ruth Lomax l T jV f tKf. " Aileen McQuistan IT yf V l. r np ,, ' Sylvia Magnuson Elaine Peterson Marmierite Peters tn Kathryn Shirk Row IV Lyda Varney Vernona Wilhit ) It was a flesire for charm and spirit that moved a group of j irls on the campus of Transylvania college in Lexington, Ky. to organize Alpha Delta Theta, youngest national fraternity in the United States, in 1921. This spirit moved the Orophelians, a literary society for men J My X ' " ' ' women, to become national in 192 7. The men took -fju. cK.wAA -u jdf L jt Ofhcers of Xu chapter are Aneeta Humphrey, presi- ' i " c - 2 " ' " ■ I rguerite Peterson, vice-president ; Lyda V ' arney, ' iky ' ayf ' C ' y -Secretary; Mary Pauline Crandall, house manager. Soror- ' ' " ' ' ' ' ' ity colors are turquoise blue, silver, and scarlet. The }f,4 Mjjjy ! Members are active in various campus activities — 11 Theta Alpha Phi, Plainsman Players, Purple .Arqus, Yellers of the Brown, Plainsman and Wesleyan staffs, Girls ' Glee club, chorus, Y. W. C. A. and A. C. E. Ruth Lomax, ' 39, is president of Purple .Arqus ; Phyllis Fuchser, ' 40, is the president of Y. W. C. A., Sylvia Magnuson, ' 41, is sophomore class president. This year ' s scholarship plaque, presented by Pan- hellenic, hangs on a wall in the chapter house, and Genelle Jenkins, ' 38, who was recently appointed grad- uate assistant in the department of anthropology at the University of Nel)raska, is a Phi Kappa Phi member. ' iolet Young Gentry, chairman of national Panhellenic Congress, ] Irs. Edith Frost, national philanthropic chair- man, and Bess Gearhart lorrison, well-known reader, are a few of the outstanding alums. When .Mpha T)elts aren ' t busy entertaining at dainty teas or hour dances, they ' re indulging in hill-i)illy par- ties or entertaining the Phi Tau pledges, or something else equally as exciting. Left — Theta Upsilon trirls in a serious session al the study table. 1 " v MA Phi Kappa Tau Row I Ray Bailey Ernest Bartley Bill Benker Melvin Bowman Ralph Bowmaster Ted Boyd Rollin Craig Don Davis Marvin Feyerherm Row II Kenneth Frohardt Merle Geis Gordon Gibb John Groesser Frank Harrington Homer Hix William Jack Robert Jay Harland Kelly Row III Duane Ketelhut Max Kors Paul Larson Eugene LaVancil Dale Masnuson Marvin Magnuson Harold Maynard Russell Merrill Warner Nelson Row IV Thomas Parkin Lloyd Pierce Luther Powell LaVaun Prite Kyle Randall Darrell Randall Merle Randall Richard Ricker Raleigh Ripley Row V Clair Shuman Blake Skrdla Elbert Souders John Staten Carroll Story Bayard Taylor John Van Ells Herbert Wagner Wilmer Woltemath Orval Zamzow Campus leaders— Campus Romeos— Ahl Phi Thus. On the corner of 5305 Huntington avenue stands the large red brick house of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity. From this house comes over half of the letter-men in varsity football. In basketball seven of the eleven letter-men belong to Phi Kappa Tau. In 14 years of intramural participation, Phi Tau has ' won 1,5 championships. Phi Tau also has debaters to keep the athletes in their places. Debate is led bv veteran Tat Bowman, backed by Harland Kelly and : Iax Kors. Tat is the Constitutional and Pi Kappa Delta orator of 1939. Phi Kappa Tau has a large and active mem- bership in many of the honorary and scholastic fraternities. It also holds presidencies in these organizations on the campus; Physics club, Pep club, Blue Key, student council, and Pi Kappa Delta. Phi Taus have three of the four mem- bers of the original cast of Wesleyan ' s first radio show. Upsilon chapter of Phi Kappa Tau opened the winter formal sea.son January 6, with the annual formal in the ballroom of Hotel Lincoln. House dances, parties, picnics— with some of the fairest bits of femininity present add to the social whirl of the Phi Taus. AJpha Gamma Delta girls in their traditional lock-steii shufrio to the tune of " I ' m the King of Kalamazoo " as they celebrate the engagement of one of their members or other notable event. ) Ahnve- Carl Chri -Ruth itensen, Fry. Torrinston. Palmer, at the Wyo.. smilinirly sei vt s Wesleyan iliniii r liall. Harold Pickerin} , Shelton. Bleu Thonge I lieu ' rhon e. youn,L;est anioiin W ' es- le_ an ' s social cir anizations. ct-lehrated lis fifth liirthday in .March. Ill 19. 4, students not affiliated with a (ireck-letter group formed a social organization for non-fraternity and non-sorority Weslcyanites. Th; French name, Hleu Thonge, and the colors, blue and sih ' cr, were chosen. In addition to the social aspects of the organization, it attempts to create a fine Wesleyan spirit by encouraging members to participate in e.xtra-curri- cular activities. This year Bleu Thonge has three Phi Kappa Phi members, six Pi ( " lamma Mu members, prominent debators and orators, and many other students who ha ' e brought hnnnr to ' (sleyan. lileu Thonge ' s traditions are the programs at each weekly meeting, the spring formal, anrl the spring picnic. These and several other parties dur- ing the year form the social calendar of the organization. Shortly after this school year began the Thongers went " peasant. " Then in March they changed to green in ord?r to celebrate St. Pat ' s day. All that is rec|uired for this fun is twenty-five cents a semester and a small assessment for each party. Supervised by Dr. E. Glenn Callen and Mrs. Dwight Thomas, Bleu Thonge continues to provide social activity for barb students. V Below —The ' % -r 9 Domestic Interlude Representative of the girls who lessen their college expenses by working and light house- keeping are these, shown at rhararteristic tasks ' n the day ' s routine. Upper left — Jean Schrunk of Lynch, typist for Dr. E. Glenn Callen, head of the political science department, is busy at her study table. .- bove — Wilnietta Stake, Burchard, who types for Supervisor of grounds and buildings, John Brox, also finds time to beautify her nails. In the center picture, Harriet Price of Table Rock, washes the dishes which Maxine Brooks, Osceola, is cheerfully drying. Lower left — Edna Cunningham, I e a d o w Grove, snapped while ironing, is also an expert light house-keeper. Edna works for Prof. Marietta Snow in the alumni office. Maxine teaches music at the State Children ' s home, and Harriet works for Professor Snow and Dr. Callen. The average cost of a year at Wesleyan for many girls is S300, expending SI 50 for tunition, $108 for room and board, $17 for books, and S2S for clothes. (24) Beta Phi Alpha Row I Audrey Airn.Ui Doris Coopt i " Beulah Gaiiow Vera Harvey Row II Jean Kesterson Gladys Mason Betty Lou Mudee Lviella i ' atton Row II r Krna I ' hilipp Mill! red Ronne Norma Shepardson Jane Solts Row IV Betty Jane Thompson Patrakia Whitney Green and sold — a yellow tea-rose — a jeweled badge — these are the outward signs of a Beta Phi Alpha girl. But in the mind of a Beta Phi more than these things will remain when this school year has passed. Fond memories of that " spooky ' Halloween party, the annual Homecoming ban- quet in the candlelight, the Thanksgiving party, the Christmas party by firelight, the X ' alentine party given by the pledges for the actives, the formal party at Hotel Lincoln, the Pan-Hellenic tea, and the customary all-night parties before vacations with their accompanying all-night re- freshments. Then too. May brings observance of Founders Day, the Mothers Tea, and that never-to-be forgotten Senior breakfast in honor of the depart- ing girls and those who have decifled to take the fatal step. The Beta Phi Alphas exceed not only in party giving, for they are the only group on the campus permanently to hold a scholarship cup. Competitively speaking, the Omicron chapter won the first prize in homecoming house decora- tions. In addition each girl is in at least one extra-curricular acti ' ity. ' era Harvey is fresh- man class president, and Luella Patton is a radio dramatist. The housemother is Mrs. H. . . Hall, grand vice-president of Beta Phi Alpha and an alumna of their own chapter. Officers of the local chap- ter include Luella Patton, president; Doris Cooper, house manager ; Patty Whitney, vice- president ; and Gladys Mason, secretary. Tou — Durtith.v Knight, I-inculn. jiuts on the fini.shinv: t " )uchfs at tht Alpha Gam house before attendinj a formal. lielow — Nye Hunil. l.otlj tpule. at ease in the living room of Delta OmeKa Phi house. r r lf j V " f f " Z " ' Alpha Gamma Delta ' Gwendolyn Booth Florence Bridges Josephine Culver Muriel Diers Neva Ebripht Janice Farley Row II Vivian Finley Evelyn Fosbury Marjorie Gi-aybill Frances Jane Hatch Wilma Hills Rosalie Kilzer Row III Helena Kilzer Dorothy Kniirht V ' erna Lamb Georpria Noakes Dorothy Peters Ruth Reynolds Row IV Ruth Sallenbach Mary Kay Spaulding Jessie Steele Genevieve Taylor ella Wagers Ruby WycofI The Theophanian literary societ ' , composed of both men and women, was founded in 1897. In 1912 the two were completely separated. In 1916 the women took the name, .Alpha Kappa Delta, and on October 14, 1927, this group was chartered as Beta Alpha chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta. High lights of the year ' s activities for . lpha Gams include the visit of national inspector Ruth Caldwell Wright, during rush week in September ; winning second Dla ' e in the Homecoming decora- tions ; for Thanksgiving dinner given by Mother Conipton : the traditional fireside and caroling on the night before Christmas vacation : and the winter formal at the University Clul) on Janu- ary 21. Nine pledges have been forniall - initiated this year. Thev are: Neva Ebright, North Platte ; V ' ivian Finley, Hiawatha, Kan. : Helena and Rosalie Kilzer, Lebanon : Wilma Hills, Gresham ; Janice Farley, Lexington; Zella Wag- ers, Shickle - : Gwendolyn Booth, Lincoln : Ruth Sallenbach, Friend: and Josephine Culver, Beat- rice. ' ersatility marks the members of .-Mpha Gamma Delta. lusically speaking, we find eight singing in the girls ' glee club : eleven in the chorus : in the opera " The Student Prince " , were ] Iarjorie C;ra bill, as Kathie and Janice Farley as Gretchen : in the band three members : and in the orchestra and string ensemble, Evelyn Fosbury, Wilma Hills, and Ruth Sallenbach. High in the scholastic scale stand Eveh ' n Fosbury, Marjorie Graybill, and Doroth - Peters. Athleticalh ' inclined girls are Dorothy Knight, Florence Bridges, and Rosalie Kilzer. T.AP members include Zella Wagers, all-WesIeyan woman orator, Dorothy Knight, and Verna Lamb : and the staffs of the Wesleyan and Plainsman include Vivian Finley and Dorothy Peters. Rij?ht — Housemothers of Wesleyan fraternities and sororities : Row I— Mi-s. R. C. Ifrowncll. Delta Ometta Phi ; Mrs. Florence Compton. Alpha Gamma Delta: Mrs. E, Pullman. Alpha Helta Theta ; Mrs. H. A, Hall, Beta Phi Alpha. Row 11— Mrs. J. W. Brown. Cre.scent: Mrs. E. T. Tebbetts. Theta Upsilon : Mrs. Floyd Wyneprnr. Phi Kappa Tau : Mrs. Sarah Chadderdon. Willard. Below — At the Delt house, Merxille Hutchison, of ScottsbutT. is very unhappy as Harold Boylei Farnam arouses him at the awful hour indicated by the clock, of Lincoln. I (26) Row 1 Jane Albauph Eleanor Coates Elva Fortune Louise Gottschalk Row II Leia Harkleroad Roborta Kauk Ella Kohler Esther Kohler Row III Lucil. ' e Kokes Ruth Leach AJice Payder Elinor Soeth Row I V Beulah Sala Elizabeth SmedberK Theta Upsilon Theta L ' p.silon was founded in 1909 at the University of California, Berkeley. Calif. Locally, Delta Phi, which was or- ganized in 1916, became Phi chapter in 1931. Gamma Mu Upsilon. which was founded in 192,5, merged with Theta Upsi- lon in 1932. The Theta U house mother, Mrs. Eloise Tebbetts, has been with them for three years. The officers are: president, Jane Alljaugh ; vice-president, Louise Gottschalk ; secretary, Elinor Soeth; treasurer, Ruth Leach ; ex-colle,gio officer, Lucile Kokes ; chaplain, Eleanor Coates. This year Ruth Leach, OXeill senior, was elected to the national scholastic so- ciety. Phi Kappa Phi. Phi is proud of the fact that 30 p?r cent of its graduates were members of this organization. The group is represented in A. C. E. by Eleanor Coates, recently elected president, and Lucile Kokes ; W. A. A. cabinet mem- bers include Ruth Leach, Elinor -Soeth, and Eleanor Coates ; Plainsman Players have Lucile Kokes, Elva P ' ortune, and Ro- berta Kauk on its membership list. Elinor Soeth is pep club treasurer ; Jane . lbaugh was chairman of Pan-Hellenic this year. Louise Gottschalk plays the clarinet and Jane .Mbaugh plays the trombone in the band. Roberta and Louise are in the Girls ' Glee club, and the mixed chorus songsters inclufie . lice Payder, Ruth Leach, and Louise Gottschalk. Below — Verna Lamb. An»i n. spcniis a spare quarter-hour playinK pin,ir pon in the Alpha Gam recreation room. Bi-low— Trophic alumni room. t J: 4f: uCy rescent In the year 1933, two of the oldest groups on the Wesleyan campus, Theta Phi Sigma and Everett, merged, and adopted the name Crescent. Their pin is a combination of the Everett and Theta Phi Sigma pins. Fraternity colors are silver and blue. Traditions are numerous in the makeup of this fra- ternity. There ' s the Bear Dance, honoring a member when his engagement is announced. The annual Bowery Party is another. For this event the whole house goes " East Side " in atmosphere, even to the donning of striped sweaters, derbys, and patched trousers by the fellows and colored skirts and sweaters by the girls. For tips on how it ' s done see Schock, Jacobs, Lay, or Otto. Each Christmas the Crescents play Santa Claus to several under-privileged boys by giving them a turkey dinner and gifts. The Crescents are proud of the fact that members of their fraternity are in every department and are rep- resented in every type of extra-curricular activity on the campus. Typical e.xamples of whom Crescent is very proud are David Mickey in dramatics, Martin Brasch and Oliver Schock in the physics department, Wayne Stewart in forensics, and Charles Burroughs in football, basketball and track. Six others are in the male a cappella chorus. Crescents are also proud of Merle Mahr, Bill Walker, John Jones, and Darryl .Antrim. Why? — for announcing their engagements, of course. In looking back over the year. Crescents will not easily forget the " Nigger " scraps, the firecrackers at 3 a. m., the bull sessions till 5 a. m., or the fact that Brasch, Stewart, and James and their respective " better halves " never scrap. It ' s amazing 1 Right— helt Harvey Feyerherm. West Point, anil Heta Phi Bettylou Mudjte of Uonlville settle down fur a Kooii Iouk talU. Row I Homer Anderson Darryl Antrim Atwood Bird Martin Brasch Eldon Brown Charles Burroughs Ralph Ciary Claude Clements Row II Harvey Cregan Albert Croft Harold Ellis Claud Evans Russell Hadley Gerald Hicks Keith Jacobs Vance James Row III John Jones Bob King John Lay Merle Mahr David Mickey James Miles Don otto Loren Rohrbaugh Row IV Oliver Schock Harold Secund Ray Seley Olenn Stringfellow Wayne Stewart Alfred Tietjen William Walker Kenneth Weber (28) Left— D iris Hlewlieltl and (leorye Carrison. Lincoln, i!esc ' rui Uu steps at the University Cluh. (iown- law n Lincoln. X (31) Taken at the University Club as the Smith and Helen I isbrow ; lower right, and upper richt, the proup as they leave. Crescent ff)rmal ended — above, Kenneth Neil Davis assists Luella Patton,— Below — A cameraman ' s view of the circle of confusion surroundinj; him as these pictures were beinp made. While his rallery of fans watched the photographing of Zella Wagers, posed on a curved stairway, they were flashed in a medley ot varied expressions. — Ruth Lomax, astonished : Davi l Mickey, solicitous : Doris Blewtield, puzzles her pretty head : George Garrison, anything for F ' oody ' s sake ; Loren Rohrbaugh, grin like a chessy cat : Eldon Brown, my feet hurt ; Janice Farley, motherly ; Oliver Schock. just swallowed the canary : Willard Engel. tryimr to get a look in. • ; ,ijh- v W - ' x - y .y: •£■ rn -- ' -, ' i ANDERSON. Homer. Lincoln. Crescent. Iian.l. ANDERSON. Lynne. Omaha. Bleu ' e. Pi Kappa Delta. del;ate. Plainrinuin I ' layi-rs. verse choir. Pep club. Y. W. C- A., assistant business manatrer of The Wesley an. MAKER. Harry, Lincoln. HARTLEY, Ernest, Lincoln, I ' hi Kappa Tau. trat-k. Pi Kappa Delta, band. Y. M. C. A., " W club. BEEBE, Robert. Lmcoln. Crescent, A ' pha Clam ma Beta. BLEWKIELD. Doris. Lincoln. Willard. Theta Alpha Phi. Plainsman Players, verse choir. Girls ' Gh-v club, Pan-He!lenic council, Student cnuncil. Y. .hiiuy. Hutte, Munt.. PlainMiuiii I ' hiyii , Y. W. C. A. cabinet, presiilent Student Christiattji ' j Fellowship. 1 BREEDEN. Francis. Lincoln. Alpha C.amma Beta. c ' p j HRIDGES. Florence. Lincoln. Alpha Gamma Deltii Pep club. HRAY. CARNE. Georne. Lincoln. Delta Omet ' a I ' hi. football, " W " club. CARUTHKRS, Marion. Beatrice. Phi Kappa Tau, Alpha Gamma Beta. ' " W " club. CASE. Richmond. Gordon. Delta Onieira Phi. band, Y. M. C. A. COATES. Eleanor. Ind ' ano ' a. Theta Upsilon. Pep club. A. C. E., W. A. A. cabinet. COOPER. Doris, Gerinp. Beta Phi Alpha. I ' lainsman Players. Pan-Hellenic council. Pep club. Y. W. C. A., Social Welfare society. COX, Howell. Oirallala, Delta Omet-a I ' hi. band. chorus. r ' OX. Merton, Adams. Bleu Thonpe. Student Chris- tian Fellowship. Kappa Ch ' . CROFT. Albert, Cahool. Mo.. Crescent. Pi Kappa Delta, debate. Inter-fraternity council. Pep club. Y. M. C. A. DAVIS. Donald. Central City, Phi Kappa Tau. male a cappella chorus. (.i3) Delt:i. JtA M iiard. Whitman, D lta Ometrii Phi. Harvey. West Point. Delta Omejra ent council. Inter-fraternity council, basketball. RDT. Kenneth. Atkinson, Phi Kappa Tau. Ipha Phi. Plainsman Players, Inter- council, band. Y. M. C. A., assistant nianaser of The Wesleyan. FUCHSER. Phyllis. Waverly. Alpha Ds ' ta Theta. Pan-Hellenic council. Pep club, Y. W. C. A. presi- dent. FULTON, Ruthade ' . Geneva. Bleu Thonge. Girls ' ' lee cluli. Student Christian Fellowship. Y. W. C. A. GADOW. Beulah. Western. Beta Phi Alpha. Y. W- C. A. " ' GARDNER. Kulh. Lincoln. Girls ' Glee cluli. Bleu Thon;ie. Y. W. C. A. GERD. Vii:iers. Cook. Student Christ ' an Fellowship. (IILBERT. Louis. Beatrice. Theta Nu. Apha Gamnia Be rSCHALK. Rohert. Benkelman. Delta Omeiia Y. M. C. A. HAMILTON. Dwight. Orleans. Bleu Thonse. Alpha Gamma Beta, male a cappella chorus. HAMILTON. Maicaret. Orleans. Bleu Th_in:i..-. hand. HARRINGTON, Frank, Lincoln, Phi Kappa Tau. Wtsleyan staff, football, track, " W club. HATCH. Frances, Lincoln, Alpha Gamma Delta, Y. W. C. A. cabinet. Student Christian Fellowship. HAUI ' T, Opal, Lincoln. HICKS. Gerald, Farnam. Crescent. .Alpha C .amma Beta. " W club. Y. M. C. A. HODOKIN. Bernar.i. Bellwooci. Delta OmeEa Phi. male a cappella chorus. Plainsman i|Uart ' t. HOSICK. Arthur. Stratton. Deltji OmcEa Phi. .■ lplia (Jamma Beta. band. I HUMPHREY. Aneeta. Atkins.m. Alpha Delta Theta, Pan-Hellenic ci- uncil. band. Y. W. C. A. JAMES. Vance. Omaha. Crescent. Theta Alpha Phi, Plainsman Players, track, " W " club. Y. M. C. A. president elect, editor Wesleyan handbook. JOHNSON. Paul. Farnam, Delta Omena Phi, Y. M. C. A., basketball. JOHNSTON, Warren, Lincoln. Bleu Thonge. assist- ant editor of The Wesleyan. Plainsman statf. Pep club. Y. M. C. A. cabinet. KAIMMER. Anne. LethbridKe. Alberta. Canada. Alpha Delta Theta, Y. W. C. A., chorus. KILZER, Helena. Lebanon, Alpha C,amma Delta, chorus. Girls club. KING. Robert. Lincoln. Crescent, Alpha Gamma Beta, Pep club. KNIGHT, Dorothy, Lincoln, Alpha Gamma Delta. Theta Alpha Phi, Y.W. C. A., Plainsman Play- ers, Student council, verse choir. W. A. A. cabi- net. KOCH, Harriet, Garland. KOKES. Lucile. Tekamah. Theta Upsilon. Plainsman Players. Pep club, A. C. E. LAMB. Verna. Albion, Alpha Gamma Delta, Thet,T Aliiha Phi, Y.W. C. A.. Plainsman Players. Student council. Pan-Hellenic council. A. C. E. LAND. Dale. Marquette. Delta Omega Phi. LEES. Opal. Wahoo. LIND. Merle. North Bend. Y. M. C. A. LITTRELL. Donald, Lincoln, Kappa Chi, iianJ. (D - t McAI-LrSTER. I.elanil. Lincoln. MAHR. Merle. Seward. Crescent. TheU Nu. MARKLE, Ithaca. I -lta OmeRa Phi. MATICKA. Emily. Elba. Bleu ThonRe. A. C. E.. Y. W. C. A. MENDELL. Ross. Scottsbluff. Delto OmeRa Phi, male a cappella chorus. Plainsman quartet, chorus. Plains- man Players. Y. M, C. A. MERRILL. .Merlin. BruninR. Student Christian Fellowship, Y. M. C. A. li d JL MET7.GER. Ernest. Crawford. Delta Omepa Phi. male a cappella chorus, Twent ' -five Feet of Hamiony. chorus. Student Christian Fellowship. MURRAY. Paul. Friend. Delta Omega Phi. Y. M. C. A.. Alpha Gamma Beta. NELSO: ' . Wrrner. Albion. Phi Kappa Tau. Theta Xu, Aipha Gamma Beta, hand- NYE. Kt ineth. Lincoln. Delta Omega Phi. Kappa Chi. Student Christian Fellowship, male a cappella chorus. Plainsman quartet. Student council. PANZER. George. Ilecatur. Delta Omega Phi, track, ■•W club. Y. M. C. A. P. YDER. Alice. Battle Creek. Theta Upsilon. Pep PETERS. Dorothy. Alma. Alpha Gamma Delta. Girls " Glee club. Student Christian Fellowship. Y. W. C. A.. Wesleyan staff. PETERSON. Lloyd. Lincoln. POTTS. Venus. St. Paul. Bleu Thonge. Theta .-Upha Phi. Plainsman Players, verse choir. Y. W. C. A. Phi Kappa Tau. RANDALL. Merle. ? ' airhury. track. " W club. RIESLAND, June. Wotid River, Y. W. C. A., Social Welfare society. SCHLICHTEMEIER. Robert, Nehawka, Bleu Thonee, Alpha Gamma Betjt. SEATON, Marjorie. Cascaile, Montana, Hicu ThonKe, Student Christian Fellowshij). SMITH. Audrey. Hartinston. Willanl. I ' lainsman I ' layers, verse choir. W, A. A. calunet. Y.W.C.A, SOUDERS. Elbert. Lincoln. Phi Kappa Tau. basket- ball, tennis, " W " club. Y. M. C, A. SF ' AULniNG, Mary Kay. Bozeman. Mont.. Alpha Gamma Delta, Plainsman Players. Social Welfare society. STALLBORIS, Elizabeth, Funk. Pi Kappa Delta, debate, oratory. STATEN. John. Lincoln, fcxitbali. basketball, track. " W " club. STEELE, .Jessie. BillinKs. Mont.. Alpha Gamma Delta. STEWART. Wayne. West Point. Crescent. Pi Kappa Delta, debate. Student council. Plainsman Play- ers. Plainsman staff. Y. M. C. A. TAYLOR. Bayard, Lincoln, Phi Kappa Tau, Plains- man Players, " W " giub. Y. M. C. A. 4 - y l,J- TERRELL, Olan, Culbertson. Student Christian Fellowship. THELANDER, Lucile, Den ton, Bleu Thonire, Y ' . W. C, A. THOMSON, Margaret, Luncoln, Bleu ThonEe. Theta Alpha Phi, Plainsman Players, verse choir. Girls ' Glee club, Y. W. C, A, VARNEY. Lyda, Culbertson, Alpha Delta Theta, Pep club, Y-, W, C. A,, band, WILLIAMS, Don. Farnam, Delta Omega Phi. foot- ball, " W " club. WISE, Mai-y, Primrose. Bleu ThonKe. Y. W. C. A.. yj WOLTEMATH. Wilmer. SterlinB. Phi Kappa Tau, basketball. " W " club. Y ' . M. C. A. ZABEL. Fred. Western, Delta Omega Phit ZAMZOW, Orval, Lincoln. Phi Kappa Wau. Theta Alpha Phi. Jainsman Players. W ' ' w A c €iJLyt- J - Ju - A Ltd lvumA- l- T " -{jiU u Worm ' s Eye View The worm is the cameraman stretched out flat on his back. In the hutidle beirinninjr at the lower left corner and Koin:-r counter-clockwise art CHARLES BURROUGHS, flashy for- ward. Roi-kford; lanky L. V. UN PRICE, center. Lincoln: forward ELBERT SOUDERS. Lincoln, hish scorer of the I ' lainsmen ; scrappy JOHN STATEN. guard. Lincoln; and All- Conference guard, NEIL DAVIS, Lincoln. (38) Basketball Dec 16— Wesleyan 35, Jan. 6 — Wesleyan 35, Jan. 10-Wesleyan 29. Jan. 13— Wesleyan 33. Jan. 20— Wesleyan 32, Jan. 28— Wesleyan 43, Jan. 31 —Wesleyan 45, Feb. 3— Wesleyan 35, Feb. 4— Wesleyan 40, Feb. 7_Wesleyan 37, Feb. 10— Wesleyan 36, Feb. 14— Wesleyan 42, Feb. 15— Wesleyan 31, Feb. 17 — Wesleyan 24. Feb. 21— Wesleyan 37, Feb. 24— Wesleyan 28, Feb. 28— Wesleyan 29, Augustana 36 Wayne 39 Midland 36 York 28 Doane 52 Wayne 20 Kearney 26 Hastings 22 Omaha 39 Peru 46 Midland 33 York 30 Omaha 46 Doane 35 Kearney 39 Peru 44 Hastings 40 RiKht— LaVaun Price snapped with the ball nn the tips of his fingers in the center jump at beginning of the second half as Wesleyan trimmed Wayne 43-20. Below, right — speedy Charles Burroughs (10). breaks past Green. (701 and Brock. (761, of Midland tor a basket as the Thomasmen spilled the Warriors 36-33. Below — After the Peru game, the team traveled to Nebraska City before eating. This action shot caught Price, Burroughs. Staten on the left, an l Souders and Davis on the right overcoming the opposition. Wesleyan ' s star of victory was dimmed at the first of the 1939 season, shone brightly during mid-season, but dimmed again at the season ' s close. The Plainsmen had lost their first conference basketball crown in the last four years. The Thomasmen broke even in the N. C. A. C. con- ference with a .500 average, winning twice over York ' s Panthers, breaking even with Hastings ' Broncs and Mid- land ' s Warriors, and bowing twice to Doane ' s Tigers. In the N. I. A. A. the Plainsmen beat Wayne and Kearney on the Lincoln rectangle, but dropped contests to Peru and to Wayne and Kearney there. Wesleyan split with Omaha university and lost a thriller to . ug- ustana college. This season eleven Plainsmen won their varsity mono- gram. Three of these men, Xeil Davis, LaX ' aun Price, and Charles Burroughs, are seniors. Below — John Staten. Wesleyan ' s iron-man puard. jumps bucket as Peru took the Plainsmen ' s measure by 9 point;;. Xeil Davis, guard, four-year letterman and .Ml-Con- ference choice for three successive seasons, was noted especially for his consistent defensive play, while hisi ability to recover the ball from the bankboard and starij the play up the floor was top-notch. J Speed — this was the main factor in the performanc| l of Charles Burroughs, senior forward. His ability " I shoot accurately- while going at top speed won the spec- tator ' s admiration. La ' aun Price, senior center, deserves praise for his work under the bankboards of both baskets. " Lion " controlled the top the majoritN ' of the time, and used his height to an advantage for running up the Plainsmen ' s score. High scorer of the varsity squad — this is the dis- tinction Elbert Souders, forward, earned for himself. His shooting and ball-handling were his most praise worthy characteristics. John Staten, junior guard, was well known for his all-round defensive play. The dependable " Tiger " sparked many an encounter with his bulldog tenacity and scrap- piness. The surprise of the season was Merle Geis, freshman forward. -An opponent-worrier of high repute he dis- played uncanny ability at dropping long swishers through the hoop. Wilnier Woitemath. junior forward, and two-year letterman was steady, consistent, and cool. He was especially good on set-ups. The aggressiveness of Ronald Metzler, capable fresh- man center, and his work under the basket provided ex- citement for basketball fans and gave proof of a promis- ing athletic career. Harvey Feyerherm ' s defensive play dominated his performance. .A two-letterman, he developed into a guard of e.xceptional ability. Ted Boyd, aggressive freshman center, stood out as a player of commendable merit. Paul Johnson ' s work under the defensive basket ranked this junior as a guard capable of holding the opposing forwards in check. Much is expected of Don Williams, junior guard, although he failed to gain a varsity letter, having taken time out for the mumps. WkSI.EY.AN 35 AUGUSTAN.A 36. The Plainsmen in their season ' s opener dropped a thriller to . ugustana on the Plainsman court, 35-35. The lead changed hands eight times in the final half, with never more than three points separating the teams. With a minute left, the Plainsmen led, 35-34, but Augustana scored and ' esle ■an failed to retaliate. Augustana led 17-15 at the half. ' LaV aun Price led locals with 16 points. Charles Burroughs was nex t. Johnn - Staten and Xeil Davis shared honors at guard. Weslev-an 35 — Wayne 39 The Plainsmen ran into a second snag and were defeated by " ayne Teachers 39-35 on the Xormal maples. Wesleyan led i ' Q-I " at the half iiul faltered on the home stretch. I With three minutes to pla - the Plainsmen led 35-31, before Wayne started their winning rally. The locals were weakened by the ab.sence of Davis who sprained his ankle in the third t|uarter. Burr()u,L;hs was high jioint man with 10 points. Elbert Sduders, Price, and Staten also rated high. (Continued on page 47) Bottom row — Duane Ketelhut, Wal- ton, f; Wayne Miller. Lincoln, c: Buddy Guest. Republican City, c : Kalph Bowmaster. Lincoln, f. Top row — Morley Braye. Syracus ■ p : Richard Norval, Maquon, Ttl I ren Dotson. Ceresco. f. N ' picture — Kenneth Smith. Lincoi; Byron Johnson, Potter, g. Below —Wesleyan ' s Elbert Soud rs shoots a one-hander as Reeves of Doane attempts to Kuard the shot and Doane ' s Sloey looks on. Reserves Winning eight out of 12 games, the W ' esleyan reserves not only had a success- ful season, but gained experience that will make them valuable to Coach Dwight Thomas in building future Wes- leyan teams. In college circles the re- serves spanked the York reserves twice -r during the season, and duplicated the feat against the Doane reserves. They bowed twice to the freshman team of Omaha university. The reserves added victories over the Hethany town team, and the East Lin- coln Christian and Union church teams. The ' dropped heart breakers by one-point margins to the Uni. Hotshots and the Havelock Zephyrs. Ralph " Rugs ' Bowmaster, flashy freshman forward, displayed aggressive- ness and ability to follow the ball. Va -ne Miller netted many points due to his excellent ability to follow-in shots, showing uncanny ability in recovering the ball from the bankboard. Kenneth Smith turned in a good defen- sive game from his backcourt position, while freshmen Morley Braye and Byror Johnson were also standouts on defense T.oren Dotson was prominent for his floor pla - and basket eye, while Dick Xor al ranked as a good all-around performer. Freshmen Duane Ketelhut and Buddy Guest furnished good reserve strength. ) •i!:-- Women ' s Athletics Above — ANNE KAIMMER. from Lethbridge. Alberta. Canada, one of the member.s of the archery classes which will enter the Telegraphic Archery meet May 13-20 sponsored by the National Archery association. The event sh(it will be the Columbia round (24 arrows at each of the distances . 0 yards. 40 yards, and 30 yards). This is one of the official rounds for women. The results of the tournament will be tele ' jraphed to Boston. Mass.. by May 22. .Archers with scores over 42.5 wil he I ' sted in Class A ; 3:)0 to 421 points. Class B : and 300 to 349 prints in Clsss C. .— Nebraska Wesleyan Women ' s .Athletic association was organized in 191 S under the sponsorship of Mrs. Clara Brandt, who has continu?(l as sponsor to the present time. This year Nebraska Wesleyan W.. ..- . inau ' urated a new system of membership. Formerly, each girl earned the number of points required to become a member by participating; in intra-niural sports. Now, upon register- ing, a girl becomes an inactive member of the Wesleyan W.A.A. To become active each girl must take part in the present season of sports, or have participated in the previous season of sports. Only active members are allowed to -ote at meetings. Honorary membership is extended by invitation of the W.. .. . board. Officers for this year are: president, Frances Beach: vice-president, Ruth Hunt: recording secretary, Lorraine Borg : corresponding .secretary, Madge Voung : treasurer, Eleanor Coates: [nii)licity, Jeanne Souser : sponsor. .Mrs. Clara Brandt. W.. .. . conventions meet in cycles of three years; th state meeting one year, regional the next, and national the third. Dorothy Knight will represent Wesleyan at the national convention at Berkeley, Calif., . pril 7-16. Nebraska ' s second state convention meets next spring at Wesleyan, to which delegates will be invited from Chadron, Dana, Doane, Duchesne, Hastings, Kearney, Midland. Omaha university, Peru, University of Ne- braska, Wayne, York, Creighton university, and Union college. Convening for two days, the delegates will attend lectures, conferences, and discussion groups. ' esle an ' s W.. .. . sponsors intra-mural tournaments in volleyball, ping-pong, soccer, basketixiU in the fall and winter, archery and tennis in the spring. . sports trophy which becomes the permanent property of the group winning it three times is awarded to the tourna- ment winner. Next fall the W.. .. . will organize a co-recreation;il intra-mural program in which mixed teams will play in volleyball, badminton, ping-pong, and tennis tourna- ments. Ab( ve — The winter i:yn program include of Krace and posture. rhythm, folk dancinK. and exercises for the development Mrs. Clara Brandt (Brandt to the gym girls) is a favorite among the Nebraska ' esleyan coeds. She has won the faith and affection of many Wesleyan coeds, and in truth is a real, genuine, good sport. Mrs. Brandt has been associated with Nebraska Wesleyan university for 2i years. From 1916 to 1921 Mrs. Brandt, then Miss Clara Riesland, was connected with the ' an Fleet Training School. In 1921 she transferred to Wesleyan to head the department of physical education for women and has held that position ever since. In 1916 she received her . .B. degree from the University of Nebraska. During the summer of 1917-18 she attended the University of Chicago. Mrs. Brandt received her masters degree from the University of Nebraska in 1928. Tennis has always been the favorite sport of the spring schedule in women ' s intramural program. This spring over fifty girls in two classes are registered for the sport. Practice begins in mid-winter on four backboards in the university gym- nasium. This practice enables the co- eds to perfect their stroking and foot- work without fear of the weather. Each season the Women ' s .Athletic association sponsors an intramural tennis tournament in singles. .Approxi- mately seventy-five women participate in the tournament each year. This spring the W.A.A. is planning a mixed doubles tourney for men and women. Ah(tve — Tennis is offered on the spring sports program. Pictured left to right are .leanne Souser. Clarks : Elinor Soeth .Chapman: Rosalie Kiizer, I ebanon ; and Ruth Ellis. Chester. ' esle ;in coeds, for a small fee, get in- struction in swimming at the V. V. C. A. pool in downtown Lincoln. There are classes for beginners, intermediates, ad- vanced swimmers, and for working or) their junior and senior life-saving cer- liticates. ' esle_ an coeds are registered in each of the above classe.s. .Shoving comrades, working with stub- )orn locks, breaking shoe strings, loosing equipment, e.xhausted at roll call, and worn out after a water fight in the shower rtxim is only a glimpse of a gym class. True enthusiasm, however, is shown by coeds in each and every class, whether it be in basket, soccer, volley, or Nebraska ball, or in tennis, badminton, archery or ping-pong. Intramural for Girls Girls intramural tournaments are spon- sored by the W.A.A. organization. Volleyball, basketball, soccerball, ping- pong, archery, and tennis are the tour- nament sports. Sorority teams and an independent team compete each year. One hundred points are awarded the winning team in each sport, fifty points to the runner-up team, and twenty-five points to the team placing third. At the end of the intramural season the team winning the most points in the tourna- ment is awarded a trophy which is kept by that team until another team wins it. If the same team wins the trophy three times it becomes their permanent posses- sion. The last trophy awarded for per- manent possession was won by the .Alpha Gamma Delta sorority. Last fall the W.A.A. purchased a new trophy which will be in circulation for the next few years. The Theta Upsilon sorority won the soccerball tournament last fall. At pres- ent the ping-pong and the basketball tournaments are in progress. Each fall the W.A.A. elects sports leaders to take charge of the various tournament sports. This year the follow- ing were elected as sport leaders : Elinor Soeth, basketball : Ruth Leach, soccer- ball ; V ernona Wilhite, ping-pong Eleanor Judy, archery: Dorothy Knight tennis; and .Alberta .Anderson, vollev- ball. 1, Chapman, Left— Four freshmen. Ruth Fenske. Sunol : Ei ' een Wylie. ElKin ; Gwen Booth, Lincoln ; and Maxine Cope. Lincoln, playing badminton during an lifternoon class. Right— Ruth Hunt. Western bowline at the city Y and Klinor M. C. A. BASKETBALL (Continued from paKe 40 1 Wesleyan 29 — Miui.ANi) ib ' esleyan opened defense of its X. C. A. C. crown by losina; to Mid- l;ind on the Braves ' court, 36-29. The early part of the name was slow. Mid- lan(i held a 17-14 lead at the half. The Plainsmen closed the ,i ap in the third, pushed into a 19-18 lead. . ,uain Midland rallied and captured the lead. Souflers connected three times to push Wesleyan ahead 2 7-25, hut the ' arriors raced ahead to ,v -27. Price ended the Plainsman scurini;. A ' esi.eyan 33 — YoKK 2i The Plainsmen scored their first vic- tory of the season aj ainst York, 33-28, in the Wesleyan gym. They held a 14-11 advantage at the half. Wesleyan ' s offensive, paced b ' Souders. clicked in the third, rolling up a 25-18 lead. York tied it up at 2t)-all in the fourth period, but the Thomasmen came through, sewing up the game. Scoring honors went to Souders. Top C. KANZLER EXPERT SHOE REPAIR 2802 North 48th +.— .. I i i i i BANISH YOUR HUNGER ! AT THE I Hotel HamburiTer DINNERS - LUNCHES j 2740 North 48th I ii nj iNurrn -torn i + . 4. ♦ CROOK CLINIC PHYSICIANS SURGEONS R. CROOK, M. D. C. E. CROOK C- D, CROOK SCHOOL PHYSICIAN Office: 482.5 .St. I ' aii: I ' hone M 223.5 lliKir pla_ ' was turned in by Price, Sta- ten, and Davis. The .seconds also turned in fine performances. W I ' SI IVA.N M — I )oA i: Doane staged a fourth c|uarter drive to hand the Thomasmen a 52-32 lash- ing at Crete and put cold water on the Plainsmen ' s conference ho[)es. . fter the Tigers opened the pro- gram with a 0-0 lead, Wesleyan ,i, ' ot t. ' i work and pulled Uji to trail 1) - a mar,i, ' in of cme |iiiini at the inter- mission. Wilson lielka was Diiane ' s pace setter, scoring 15 points, while LaVaun Price, stellar center, led the Wesleyan attack with 12, followed 1 ' Charlie Burroughs with 10. Wi ' SiF.vAX 45— Wav. -e 20 The Thomasmen got revenge on the invading Wayne Teachers. 43-20, for their first ' .r..A. . win. Paced by Price ' s 13 points and 8 by Merle Geis, new freshman sensation, the team held Wayne to three field goals in the first half, which ended with ' Wesleyan lead- ing 28-8. Throu.L hout the entire Wayne tussle the Thomasmen had complete charge as the much perplexed Wildcats found themselves unable to fathom the de- fense exhibited by Wesleyan. Wesi.I ' .yan 45 — Kearney 2f) Displayini; a magnificent offensive and a sterling defensive, Nebraska Wesleyan humbled the Kearney Ante- lopes in a 45-26 upset on the Lincoln maples. At the intermission Wes- leyan claimed a 23-10 lead. Davis paced the Plainsmen with 10 points whileStatenfollowechvith eight. The speed of Burroughs, the passing of Souders, Price ' s ability to retrieve the Itall, and the scoring punch and de- fensive (lri -e of the stellar guards marked the defeat of the visitors. Wesieyan 35 — Hastings 22 The Thomasmen got off to a good start in their comeback fight for con- ference honors with a 35-22 win over the Hastings Broncos on the Plains- man court. Weslevan led 19-15 at the half. [)a is ' ball handling and work under the basket held the center of the stage while the shooting of Souders, Hur- rou.ghs and Price iced the game. The final period was a drab affair featuring hectic ball passing. Wi SI EYAX 40— Omaha 39 Wesleyan ran her winning streak to five straight by defeating the invading Omaha university { ' tvi ' 40 to 39. Wes- leyan had an 8 to 5 lead at the t|uarler. Om.aha led 18-17 at the half. Jn the third quarter, baskets by Souders, Price, Burroughs, Staten and Oeis gave ' esleyan a lead of 31 to 29 as the canto ended. - t the start of the fourth, Omaha climbed ahead i2 to 31, but Wes- leyan soon regained the lead. Wesieyan 37 — Perii 46 Peru edged the Plainsmen, 46 to 37, on the Boljcat ' s floor. Staten, Price and Burroughs combined to knot the score at 13-all, but Peru ran up 31 points by half time before Souders and Price connected to give Wesleyan 21. Trailing 42-2 7, Wesleyan started connecting with short shots. Peru was allowed four while the Plainsmen whittled away at that lead, point by point. ' hen it was over Peru had won by nine points. Price potted 20 points for Wesleyan. I I L. M. 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Play througli the rest of the game was cold. Souders led the scoring with 1 .i points, while Burroughs dropped in nine. of the team turned in good performances. Wesleyan 31 — Omaha 46 Omaha ' s crew gained revenge for an earlier defeat as they dumped the in- vading Plainsmen, 46-31. Coach Thomas started his shock- troops, Geis, Woltemath, Feyerherm, Boyd, and Williams. The first half was ragged, the lead changing hands several times with halftime finding Omaha ahead, 19-15. The regulars started in the third frame and immediately whittled down Omaha ' s lead to 21-20, but the Wes- leyan defense blew up and the Baller- men pulled away to lead, 32-24, as the (juarter ended. The last canto was uneventful. Thf second five relieved the regulars and finished the game. Wesleyan 24 — Doane 35 Wesleyan bowed 35-24 before Doane ' s Tigers in an all-important conference test that eliminated the locals from possible conference honors. 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The I ' mal period was closely contested, hill 111;- ' I ' iners played safe hy stailin;;. lUirroujihs was W ' esleyan ' s main oflensi -e s|)ark with 10 points. Davis turned in his usual linod lloor name. W ' isi KVAN M — Kkaknkv M) Leading all the wa , the Kearney Teachers edj ed out the invailiiij Wes- leyan five. ,59-3 7. Elbert Souders starred offensively in the first half, but earne - had a 21-17 lead. Tile third canto was slow, but in liic final period fioth teams sifted in a barrai e of baskets. In the last min- ute of the .L ame Kearney withstood the Plainsman attack and emerged victorious. .Souders gathered in 17 points to leafl the evening ' s scoring. Wesi !■ VAX 28 — Peru 44 The Peru llobcats administered ,i 44-28 defeat to W ' esleyan in the Plainsmen ' s final home game. The Cats drove ahead of the Thomasmen. leading 15-4 at the end of the initial [)eriod, and 24-11 at the half. 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SEN I IT " On the litisji ( ' (triur " 2701 North 48th Phone M 1378 Consrratulations, Seniors It has been a pleasure working j with You. the Faculty, and j the Student Body ! I I I EVANS STUDIO I i 1215 P Street | + . . .. — . . I I Drs. Taylor Taylor PHYSICIANS SURGEONS Dr. Gareld L Butlcr DENTIST Phone M2257 4728 St. Pau! Ave. Mi j ' ' n m It is altogether fittin " and proper at this time of sweet sad partiii.t s to pay tribute to the one who has don the most to help us through college. We owe much to our parents, our instructors, the Student Loan, the ad- ministration, and even the trustees, but in the last analysis, we owe our .graduation to Ferdinand the Hull. Our lentor has gi ' en us no advice, laid down no rules, invoked no punish- ments. . h. no I His aid was subtle, spiritual, a silent communion with us in times of dire distress. He has stood quietly behind our shoulders a we answered an unexpected c|uestion for some suspicious Prof. On those weary Monda ' mornings, thos? sud- (ien shocked awakenings, those days of unpreparedness, our Patron Saint has been among us, smoothing the way with his gentle intervention. Sn Hail, all Weslevan, to Ferdinand Ihi- Hull : +- i si:i; (ii; c.m.i. CH I LDERS CLEANERS For Fine Dry Cleaning Pressing Men ' s {i Wimii ' ii ' , Siiit.s ' tiiilc licl t ' l Vour Measure. M n ' s $21.7, ' ) Women ' s .?lfl.7. ' j liemndcliiig. Rfpairinfj, Rclining SKE Ol ' K N ' KW SI ' klXti LINK 2730 No. 4Sth Phone M 14!l() + i j L. M. THOMAS | SON HARDWARE ' ' . A ' T s A A ; APPLIAXCES Have excellent line of TRUE-VALUE LAWN MOWERS ' GARDEN HOSE GENERAL LINE OF HARDWARE Our Store has recently been Remodeled for Your Convenience 2739 North 48th M 2363 I + CASTLE, ROPER MATHEWS C. H. ROPER SONS MORTICIANS 4. I ■+ ! SPRINGTIME ! ! RENT-A-CAR Good Cars and Serince 1 We invite you to the I MOTOR OUT COMPANY i 1120 P St. Always Open 8(5819 j + . + CROOK CLINIC PHYSICIANS SURGEONS R CROOK, M, D. C E. CROOK C. D. CROOK SCHOOL PHYSICIAN Office: 4S2.-I .St. I ' aul I ' lione M 223,-. Pal Table of Contents Forensics - . . . . 6 Radio Speech . - _ 7 Drama _ _ _ - _ 10 T. A. P. - 1 1 Economics and Business Adm. - 12 Art - . - . . - 13 Political Science and Sociology 16 Phi Kappa Phi ... - 17 Pi Camma Mu - . _ _ 17 Teachers College - 18 Psychology - - . . . 19 Kindergarten and A. C. E. - - 20 Industrial Arts _ . _ _ 21 Physics . - - . - - 22 Alpha Camma Beta . . . 23 Religion and Philosophy - 24 History . . . . . 27 Mathematics . . . _ 28 Journalism _ _ . . - 29 Seniors - . . . . 32 Big Snob-Old Crouch - J7 Blue Key - - - - - 38 Purple Arqus - . - - - 39 Ideal Plainsman-Plainswoman - 40 Y. W. C. A. - 41 Y. M. C. A. - 42 Spring Sports - - . . - 43 It is nut unusual for st ' ninr tu-ar llu- close " t their ear to iiidulf e in sentimental retrospect. Separation from old friends, the forsaking of familiar habits and easy ways of the cloistered years, and the departure from accustomed haunts — all these have long and often been the theme of final editorials. This one is different. The differences? P ' irst, these years have not been greatly sheltered. Ten years of bitter depression have brought nearly all of us who attend Wesleyan to a degree of poverty and a facing of responsibility which is nearly commensurate with that e. perienced outside. Most of the few not so favored with knowledge of reality have parents who are. . ext — one regrets leaving Wesleyan, if for no more than the wrench of breaking familiar habits. To me, for two years a resident on the campus itself, that will be no slight change. Even so, the constant struggle, how- ever mild, the continual stress on world affairs, and one ' s growth, intellectual and in spirit, have made this a stage or phase which we are ready to leave, keeping in mind the values gained, like the nautilus which each year leaves its former cell, though retaining its integrity of structure. We, the seniors, have not iuiished, or secured " our education. That minority (not necessarily college students) who become educated men and women continu? to learn until the end of their mental lives. The Bachelors degree merely indicates that for four years you and I have battled the wolf, worked, borrowed, phenagled, and ' endured deprivation — have obeyed, worked for, and circumvented our teachers — made adjustments, good or otherwise, to the other students — and have secured enough honor points and hours of upper division credit to entitle us to a testimonial to that effect, solemnly signed by those in power. Nevertheless, it is to be cherished. . degree is a prerequisite to many jobs in these days, and means at least that one has some knowledge, some intellect, and is in some measure adjusted. Now. though the undergraduates may have quit reading this long ago, there is in this dissertation a message for them. Part of it concerns the Plainsman itself. It is, as college yearb(joks go, a good book. We, the editor and the publication staff, are proud enough of our work, and cognizant, more than others, of the inevitable shortcomings from the ideal. The prime function of an annual is to record, as equitably and interestingly as possible, the occurrences of the school year. The yearbook should strike a balance between sports, social activities, organizations, and events peculiar to the year, including scholastic activities. To this burden of appraisal the 193Q Plainsman has added the presentation of the departments of the school, in an endeavor to represent all of Wesleyan. Knsnared in the cross-currents of a transitional publicity program, the IMainsman may have occasionally not realized this ideal. That means just this: if your picture has not appeared in a striking half-page cut, that does not mean that you don ' t rate — if it has, don ' t be conceited, perhaps you are representative of a group, or a departmental activity. At all events, the Plainsman reflects the recent trenfl toward the consideration of college annuals as a part of the college ' s publicity, and not merely as memory books. This year, more than ordinarily, the Plainsman owes its composition to the etTorts and services of a good many persons. To Prof. Wendell L. Hoff- man, publicity director, perhaps more than to any other person, should go credit for the ' itality of the book. His ideas, planning, and photography have contributed tremendously to the annual. Most of the writing for the Plainsman was done by the journalism students, who comprise the staff of the school newspaper, the Wesle.van. Identified individually in the journalism section, I wish here to pay tribute to all of them. Dr. Hknjamin Schw.aktz h ' . A. Alabaster Oscar Bennett H. E. McProud Plainsman Magazine: Editor Assistant Editors Sports Editor Business Manaf er Assoriatr Business Manager Student Photographers - Published by Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, Nebraska Clhuuellor - Dean oj Liberal Arts Director School oj Music Dean oj Teachers College Sharv Sally Deane, Wayne Stewart Bruce Keith Richard Ricker Bill Benker Stanley Neil, Marvin Feyerherm Paoe 5 PROFESSOR ENID MILLER Head r,f Department of Speech Forensics In their yearbooks for fifty years, Wesleyan student editors have paid tribute to beloved faculty members who have guided their undergraduate life. Perhaps no other has been the recipient of such tribute more often than Professor Enid Miller, head of the speech department. The " Coyote " of 1929 was dedi- cated to her less than five years after she joined the Wesleyan faculty with these words : " Because you love Wes- leyan, because you have taught us to love Weslevan more — We dedicate this, our 1929 " Coyote " . The 1939 " PlainsDian " might carry the same words with equal meaning. For she does still love Wesleyan — she is still teaching us to love Wesleyan more. The " Plainsman " of 1935 which dubbed her " Kingmaker " in respect to her long list of oratorical cham- pionships, concludes with this : " . t i recent tournajiient in Iowa City, ,i debaters, whose instructor was one of Miss Miller ' s former students said to her, ' You know, I think you must be the greatest coach in the world. " And eight Wesleyan debaters sitting around the coach wholeheartedlv agreed. " In the October. 1932 issue of " Tri- S iield " . the official publication of Phi lu Gamma. .Allied .Arts fraternit -, is the following list of achievements: " Enid Miller. President of Student Council, Representative of Panhellenic Council, Zeta Scholarship, Varsity de- bate, loving cup which goes to the student who cf)ntributes most to the life and spirit of Northwestern, Delta Sigma Rho, Thelian, Pi Kappa Delta. Theta .Alpha Phi, Honor student and " Special Fellow in Speech " , Graduate School, University of Michigan, P. E. O.. and Phi Mu Gamma, of which she was once national president. It w as in 1930 that she began work on her Ph.D. degree at Michigan. She returned to .Ann .Arbor to resume this work in 1934. was elected to Phi Kappa Phi, and was nicknamed " Doc " by Wesleyan debaters — for to- tally different reasons. She has served as secretary-treasurer of the Nebraska Intercollegiate Forensic .Association, as Alanager of the Western Di ision of the Interstate Oratorical Association, as second ' ice-president of the Na- tional Speech .Association, and at pres- ent as Governor of the Province of the Platte of Pi Kappa Delta. Enid Millers competitive speech record is unrivalled b - any college or university in the United States. The forensic record this year is not unique but t_ pical of her fourteen years of championship coaching. The most prized possession of the Pi Kappa Delta squad is not the tro- phies which attest Nebraska .Alpha ' s supremacy- in both state and provin- cial tournaments — but a little soap- stone monke - standing two and i half inches high. Itch, the good luck mascot of Ne- braska .Alpha, has been a member of the forensic squad ever since Tat Bow- man, president of Pi Kappa Delta, enrolled at N. W. U. Bowman has never spoken a word without the help of Itch who has traveled 20,000 miles on the school in Bowman ' s coat pocket. But says Itch, " Don ' t think we ' re another Eddie Bergen-Charlie McCarthy combination — there ' s no dumm - on this team. " .And this was proved when Bowman set an all-time high for state and provincial cham- pionships by competing in six contests, winning five firsts and a second. However Bowman admits frankly that all honor is due to Itch. Faced with the tragedy of parting with Itch or of depriving the squad of this sym- bol of their esprit de corps. Bowman has once again made his contribution to the chapter, has left behind in Wesleyan ' s trophy case — Nebraska -Alpha ' s most prized possession. Next fall whan the forensic season op)ens, ' ayne Stewart, president-elect of Pi Kappa Delta and this year Bowman ' s championship colleague, will take Itch from among the silverware and put him once again in the coat pocket of a man who speaks for Wesleyan. From this habitat Itch will be treated generously to malted milks, coffee, alphabet soup — and whatever the squad can buy on six-bits a day. Bowman and Itch talked it all over and decided that his education should be continued. We record here- with the reminiscent reasoning which led to Bowman ' s decision to leave behind this good luck charm. BOW: But just think. Itch, you ' ll get to go to Vinfield, Kansas, St. Paul, .Minnesota, down south on the Jan- uary tour. Remember those South- ern gals? .And next year thev sav Kiftstn Nehriiska !-chimls competed for 13 stiite speech titles in March. Nebraska W ' esleyan won ninr titles; other schools won four. The Nebraska Intercollegiate Foren- sic association bought five new trophies " . Wt-slryan imn them all. Also in the picture above is Nebraska Constitutional On tory trophv. Page 6 KUTH MUNSEY BUTCHER Instrui-trir In Djbate and Radio Speech Debate the Xational is uoinu tii lie in did Kaintuci ! ITCH: Hut I don ' t want to leave you. How will I t;et around? H() ' : Leave that up to Stewart, pal. ITCH: I suess that ' s ri ht. hut part- ini is such — HOW: T£k! Tsk ! Don ' t be dramatic. Think of all the benefits from this plan. Look back upon all the thinjfs you not into — ITCH: Yeh, even to oyster .soup with ' enuine breathing oysters! H0 ' : Ha, ha, you tell Crawford for me ! ITCH : Vou mean Claudy Maudie wh(jse .Major Howes imitations nearly cost me my life? HOW: .Monkies is the scwewiest people! (False teeth enunciation.) ITCH : Prove it ! HOW: Yeh, then too, it isn ' t every day you can hear Ma.x Kors review his literary triumph, " The . rt of Woohiii. " ITCH: Hut I fiot more out of Har- vey ' s critical analysis of Kors ' tech- nique, HOW: Did I say monkies is the screwiest people? ITCH: Yeh, but I know better. Re- member another lesson we learned at Winfield — all oil don ' t come out of wells! HOW: Oil right, now I ' ll tell one. Xe.xt year you tell all the freshmen that when they get the fire depart- ment and the maternity ward and the Chicken-Lee Laundry, that ' s no sign they ' e got the wrong num- ber. ITCH : What was that about " Wheel ' em " — HOW: Xow, Itch, never tell all you know. I ' op— Tat PowniMi and Wa ■ e Stewart, Center— E. .fun? Stai:boris, Lynne Anderson. Below — era Harve.v, Viryinia Crawford. Page 7 ITCH: You mean I shouldn ' t Tul-sa much? BOW: Yeh. ITCH : It does cause some people to repeat. BOW: Okay! What did you learn while I stayed home and let you go to Omaha? Incidentally I didn ' t notice your weeping at being sen ' with E. ' June Stallboris. ITCH: Why should I? I got the woman ' s point of view. BOW: And what was that? ITCH: They never lost a point, old man. BOW: Did 1 say monkeys is the screwiest people? ITCH: Yeh, you said it all the way to and from Maryville — when you weren ' t y ellin ' , " Hold tight, boom a racka sacka, want some sea food, mama. " . nyhow we showed Miss- ouri, didn ' t we? BOW : Yea bo, and you can steak on — ITCH: Don ' t give me that . -l sauce, pal. I remember as well as you when you left tomato soup for T bones. BOW : Yeh, but when you go back to St. Paul remember how those Swedes like their meet. ITCH: I ' ll take ham. BOW: Boppo! Tipton will have chicken a la king. ITCH : ' ithout mushrooms — BOW: . nd remember. Itch, a little learning is a dangerous thing in St. Paul: ITCH: You rememi).T. I ' ll be with Stewart ' . BOW: Well, don ' t get hung on a chandelier! ITCH : We ' ll miss you, pal. BOW: Yeh, just like I missed mv p. j ' s: ITCH: Yeh, and ju. t like Hastings missed the first places at State. BOW: I want you to tend up to that again. ITCH : Never fear, pal. I won ' t be for- gettin ' when we go to nationals, that we ' re champions of the Province of the Platte. BOW: Sav, Itch, are you allergic to 13? ITCH: No, why: BOW: Well, you know this year there were a possible 13 state champion- ships and — ITCH :Yeh, I know, we only got nine of them, but I was just practicin ' this year. BOW : Well, here ' s rubbin ' va. S ' long Itch. ITCH: (to Itch Pierce off stage) There goes a guy whose been in all the best garages. Al. CKOIT SALLY DEANE ZELLA WAGERS HARLAN ■TWO-TON ' KKI.l.V JAMES TIl ' TON m Radio Speech Thrt-; ' , lucky nuinlit ' i- (if Mis- Ruth Butcher, instructor in lailio speecii and debate, turned out to be the lucky number of the class when they took a proL;rani to radio station Kl ' Wli. First, they planned a broadcast of college news from the colleijes and univeriities of Nebraska. KF. H coni- |ilimented the originality of the iflea, but refused it on the basis of lack of audience appeal, .Second, they cast and rehearsed two plays from the Samuel French collec- tion of " Twenty Short Plays on a Royalty Holiday " . Hut it appeared that they werent on a royalty holi- day where broadcasting rights were concerned, and that plan was dis- carded without further ado. Then third. Miss Butcher wrote an original radio drama featuring college life on the campus of Old Midwestern, centering in the office of the college newspaper. " The Rake " . The char- acters were chosen for the basic cast as follows : Bob Clinton, crusading collegiate editor. Bayard Taylor : Kit Sullivan, ace woman reporter, Sally Deane ; Wade Sulli an, Inisiness man- ager, Kenneth Frohardt : Porky Thomson, droll but weary sports- writer, Harold Maynard ; and Sheila W ' entworth. society editor, Luella Pat- ton. The program was auditioned on Wednesday. On Saturday it was aired for the firi;t time over Nebraska ' s most powerful station. KPWB. at 10:1,S a. m. ' ayne Stewart was the announcer and Russell Hadley served as sound technician. Each week a different fellow read the " Plainsman Salute " in which Nebraska ' esleyan salutes an outstanding collegian of the week. The program has run for sixteen weeks with varied dramas both seri- ous and comic in character. In general it has met with enthusiastic response. It has been valuable Ijoth in train- ing potential radio speakers anrl dra- matists and in publicizing Netjraska Wesleyan University. Top — Siilly Diane. Harold Maynard. Bayaril Tayl " Center — Max Kemlingr. Harold Ellis, Bayard Tayin Kenneth Frohardt. Below — Russell Hadley. Page !) BEKYL KLAHN Director of Dramatics This year Miss Klahn has served the Plains- man Players in the triple capacity of director, technical director, and business manager. She ab o has classes in stape craft an l junior dra- matics. Miss Klahn received her A.B. from the University of Nebraska and has a master ' s de rree in dramatics from the University of MichiRan. Season Opener The 1938-39 season of the Plains- man Players opened with " All the Living " , Hardie .Mbright ' s dramatiza- tion of the book by X ' ictor Small, " I Knew .SOOO Lunatics " . This was the premiere performance of this re- cently released Broadway success by a Xeljraska group. The cast, with the director, Miss Beryl ' SI. Klahn, visited the State Hospital for Insane to ac- C|uire authentic atmosphere for this stark tragedy of the living dead. The large cast, headed by Bayard Taylor, Lincoln junior, Ross Mend?ll, Scotts- bluff junior, and Zella Wagers, Shick- ley senior, as hospital doctors and nurse, included several interesting characterizations of various types of mental disease. " Spring Dance " From the insane hospital to the college dormitory the Plainsman Players moved for the setting of the second play, " Spring Dance " , a light collegiate comedy by Phillip Barry. .And here was the season ' s innovation. The cast of " Spring Dance " was chosen entirely from new talent- freshmen or upperclassmen who had never appeared in a play at Wes- leyan — without competition from the experienced actors in Theta . lpha Phi, national honorary fraternity. The directors have agreed that the success of " Spring Dance " will make the new talent •how a [)ennant ' nl policy. Pictured left to riwht are David Mickey. Her- bert WaKner, Delmar Nuetzman. who played t ' .!- title role. Darryl Antrim, and Lloyd Pierce in a scene from the histt rical drama " Warren Has- tings. " Dramatics ■Warren Hastings " In " Warren Hastings " , a historical drama, the upperclassmen again tonk the lead with Delmar Xuelzman. Lin- coln senior and president of Nebraska . lpha of Theta . lpha Phi, who has for five years taken leading parts in Plainsman Player productions, play- ing the title role. " Warren Hastings " was presented for the High School Day visitors, and their enthusiastic interest in the most serious drama of the season was gratifying. .Authen- ticity ke noted the set, and Lincoln missionaries donated articles from their East Indian collections. The student director of " Warren Hastings " was Margaret Thomson, who was born in Jabbul Paru, East India. " Enchanted Cottage " When Kenneth Frohardt, Atkinson junior, attended the Priscilla Beach School of Drama. Plymouth, Massa- chusetts, last summer, he understudied the part of Major Hillgrove in . rthur Pinero ' s fantasy, " Enchanted Cot- tage " , It was at his enthusiastic sug- gestion that the Plainsman Players chose this for the fourth play of the season. In it Mr. Frohardt played Oliver Bashforth. the crippled soldier, and Lloyd Pierce. Hemingford sopho- IRAXCES GOODHUE LOUEK Private Speech and Drama Eor ten years Mrs. Loder has been director of dramatics at Nebraska Wesleyan. She re- iipned the pos ' tion last spring, and is now in- structor in private speech, play directing and acting. Mrs. Loder is a graduate of the North- western University School of Speech, more, took the part of the blind lajor Hillgrove. " Stage Door " " Stage Door " , with twenty-two coeds replacing collegiate glamour with the glitter of the Footlights Club, closed the season on May 5 and 6. With Miss Klahn seriously ill. Prof. Enid Miller, head of the speech department directed this final produc- tion. Theta Alpha Phi Theta Alr ha I ' hi pin. hii;hest honor to ciraniatists. " Stajje Door " , last p!ay ol th ' S season. Sunday mornine in an actress ' boarding house finds the Kirls like this. Left to risht — Venus Potts, Norma Shepardson, Doris IVTatz, with Sally Deane and Luella Patton seated on the floor, and Elva Fortune and D-orothy Knight on the landing. Margaret T hompson is writing a letter, while Betty Weaver, standing, reads the news. Rachel Stephenson, on the steps, and Florence Brid ges. reading over the shoulder of Audrey Smith are likewise employed. Virginia Crawford at the keyboar i and Virginia B rowne use the piano for divergent purposes. On all Nebraska ' esle an pla - programs since 1923 there have ap- peared these words: " Theta .Alpha Phi presents " . That was the year that Wesleyan ' s dramatic club received a charter for Nebraska .Alpha of Theta .Alpha Phi, national honorary dra- matics fraternity. It has been the policy of T.AP (local appellation) to make some dramatic innovation to account for each year of its existence. One year it was the brown velvet curtains for the audi- torium staj e : another year the Drama Shoppe staj e that was not the Drama Shoppe then, but Expression Hall. There have been the monk ' s cloth cyclorama : the five-play season ; the two-ni! ht presentation ; th? road show ; this year the new talent cast in one pla -. This fall, at the beiiinnim; of the activity of the organization, the mem- bership was as follows : Delmar Xuet .- man, Lincoln senior, president ; Wilma Lyon. Central City, senior, secretary; •Sally Deane. X ' alparaiso senior, pub- licity chairman ; Doris Blewtield, Lin- coln junior; ' ance James, Omaha junior; Dorothy Knight, Lincoln jun- ior: Ruth Lomax, Lincoln senior; David Mickey, Lincoln senior ; Mar- garet Thomson, Lincoln junior ; Madge Young, Cozad senior : and Kenneth Frohardt, .Atkinson junior, member- elect. Beryl AL Klahn, director; Knid Miller, head of the speech de- partment : and Frances Goodhue Loder. former director are the facult ' members. . fter each play the members of Theta .Alpha Phi meet to elect new members and to recommend neophytes to be elected to Plainsman Players. The first election included : Bill Henker, Crofton senior ; Venus Potts, .St. Paul junior; and Zella Wagers, Shickley senior. .After the second play, ' erna Lamb, .Albion junior, was elected and after " Warren Hastings " Elsie Steinhausen, Rokeby senior, and Mildred Ekwall, Aladison sophomore, were notified of their election. The annual spring hancjuet of Theta Alpha Phi at a downtown hotel is the occasion of the initiation of the people who have b een elected dur- ing the year. From then on they may wear the little thespian mask pin with its jeweled crow:i of four ru ' ne . Harley Hodgkin. as Rajah Nunconiar. Ross Mendell. banker LiU Benker, Blake Skrdia, am- of Oudh. bassadors from Ro lilla " All the Living " ' ' Spring Dance " October 7 and 8 November 4 and 5 ■ " arren Hastings " February 24 and 25 ' Enchanted Cottage " March 25 and 26 Alay 5 and 6 ' Stage Door " ' ■ ' J f.: --:kfXyy-: ' •r7 ' . i ' f i 7yi ' Top — Helen Winker practices in the iuidin r machine in a business class lab )ratory wh ' le Ted Boyd works on eceounting books. Below — An accounting lab supervised by Viiliers Gerd, assistant. UO .1. W. KLV Professor of Economics and Business Administi ' ation Economics and Business Administration The department of economics and business administration was first or- ganized in the liberal arts college at Nebraska Wesleyan in 1928, and since then has shown steady growth and de ' elopment. The aims of the department are three-fold: To meet the needs of students who anticipate business careers. To enable students to earn ma- jors and minors in economics. To meet technical requirements of students who wish to prepare themselves for teaching commer- cial courses in high schools. 1. 3. Dr. Roy J. W. Ely, who came to Nebraska Wesleyan in 192b as an assistant professor, became professor of economics and business administra- tion, and head of the department in the fall of 1935. Dr. Ely ' s higher education includes two years at Peru, a quarter at the University of Minne- sota, and the equivalent of five years at the University of Nebraska. He received his B.S. in business admin- istration in 1924. his A.M. in 1925, and his Ph.D. in 1937 from the l " ni- versity of Nebraska. Dr. Ely instructs students in basic courses in economics and business ad- ministration. The courses are so arranged that specialization in certain fields, such as accounting, finance, and distribution, is open to the student. In the department. Miss Mamie Corns teaches commercial arts and beginning accounting, and Dr. E. Glenn Callen, head of the political science and sociology department, offers three economics courses. Since 1922, and including the class of 1939, according to Dr. Ely. 148 graduates have received . . B. de- grees with majors in economics, or bachelor of science degrees in business administration. Of this number, 62 will have received their bachelor of science degrees in business administra- tion by the end of the year. Dr. l Ay estimates that oO percent of the students who have majored in his department are in sales, finance, accounting and secretarial work, 25 ™ percent are teaching in high schools, and the remaining 15 jiercent of the students are in miscellaneous pursuits. Page 12 .Miss .Mamie Ellen Corns is assist- ant professor of economics and busi- ness administration. Coming to Ne- braska Wesleyan in 1929 to teach type- writing, shorthand and business En,;;- lish. she is now linishinu her tenth year in the department. Miss Corns , ()t her H.S. in edu- cation in 1929 from the University of . ebraska, her . ..M. in 1930 from ' the same institution, and at present she is doinji; graduate work there. Her department is ort anizei! to .i ive students instruction in some of the tool subjects as well as to train them in the fundamentals of business pro- cedure, and to give them a cultural understanding of the functions and importance of the business world. T pewritin2; and shorthand are tool subjects which enable young persons to find their places. In typewriting, form and correct placements, together with accuracy, are stressed. .Accounting gives training in or- ganization of business, administration of business, and interpretations of financial statements and planning. It lays a background for understand- ing many governmental agencies and their organization. Under the direc- tion of " illiers (lerd, laboratory assist- ant, stufients work out sets of the dif- ferent kinds of business organiza- tions. liusiness Elnglish constitutes a liroadening training in English, letter writing, and conversing. The im- portance of learning the many sources of information is stres.sed rather than the memorization of a great bulk of miscellaneous data. Practice teaching of t pewriting and shorthand supplies e.xperience for stu- dents who intend to teach commercial arts in high schools. Located on the top fioor of Old lain, the commercial department is afforded a beautiful view of the Wes- leyan campus. r MAMJK K ( (JI(, S Assi. t!uit J ' lnlis ijr ALove-l ' iulessur Kiy dictating a letter to Taeye Wilsun. Be ' ow-Jfan Kesterson busy ty„imt in „„e „f Miss Corns ' classe.s. Page 13 Above — Harley Hod-jkin. Ruth Nelson. Betly Deniintr. ardson. Glenn Carter and Josephine Culver concentrate t charcr)al and other drawing. Keith Wycoff. Bern ice Rich n the afternoons jiractice ii c U - C (K. OcUu, . Rutli Nelson draws with charcoal from piaster cast, n«it st-en here. Art On the thirti fl(X)r of Old Main, at the extreme north end, is Ne- braska Wesleyan ' s art department where the student " artists " may be found on at least two afternoons a week. A visit to this department will re- veal a good exhibit of student work inclufiinif flrawings, paintings in sev- eral (lifferenl mediums, and work in design and the crafts. It is possible for a student to earn a minor in art at Wesleyan, courses being offered in design, lettering, public school art, drawing, water color painting, and art appreciation. Instructor in (h ' awing and design is Miss Gladys M. Lux, who received her A.M. degree from the University of Nebraska in 1935. IMiss Lux is nationally known in the field of art. She has exhibited in many shows including exhibits in the Joslyn Memorial at Omaha, the Art Institute at Kansas City, the American Woman ' s Shows at Mchita, the Art Institute at Denver, the American rainting Show at Chicago, and in each of the three national shows held al Rockefelirr center in Xew York City. Tiiis { ' ar a |)ainting of Miss Lux ' s will be one of 800 to be exhihilcd al llie W ' nrld ' s Fair in i Page II Xt ' w ' iirk. She has served widelN ' in ai ' t or anizaticMis in Xebraska, ha in,i; Ijeen a president of th? Lincoln Art- ists ' (iuild and of the Art Section of thL ' Xei)raska State Teachers Associa- t ion. Hobbies — yes, she has them, though they are nearly all connected in some way with her profession, art. She is a collector — of old fashioned dolls. I lid buttons, woven coverlets and shawls — and craft work ranks hiijh also. The desi.sjninii; and making of hooked rugs and the making of cos- tumes for her dull collection arc among her interests. Miss Lux has done the sculpturing for the meat refrigeration exhiljit for th- State Fair each year. The art department cooperates with other activities of the school, serving them whenever possible. This year, among other projects, the art students made the posters used for High School day and did the lettering on the diplo- mas issued from the Teachers College. .Miss Lux designed the stage settings for the opera, " The Student Prince " , which was presented bv the School of Music. Bernice Rich;ii (I (:n. Vi-l(ira Rohprtf ; ut Eleannr Judj- experimc ' iit in ' lesign. Be ' ow — Spriiii. ' in ihp Dust Rciwl — a plow but no pi-oniisf. This picture Miss Lux is exhiljitinr at the New York World ' s Fair. m mi Political Science and Sociology Dr. Callun 1:1 cuitttrence w-th four of his students. Left to ri ht Wilma Lyon, June Riesland, Doris Cooper, and Mar.v Kay Spaulding. E. GL ' SNN CALLEN Heail of the d3partment of Political Science and Sociology The study of political science anil sociology opens the doors to many in- terestin,s and varied careers. There is .government work with its multiplicit ' of opportunities for law majors, social workers, and social science majors. There are the fields of private prac- tice in civil, criminal, and corporation law : private social welfare agencies ; and for the teacher of the social sciences, the class room of public schools, colleges and uni ' ersities. There are also places for those in- terested in research, as it is becoming increasingly evident that there is ;t need for the " scientiiic method " in the study of the machinery- of govern- ments and the relationships of human beings. Nebraska ' esleyan students who aspire to any of these careers are re- ferred, at registration time, to E. CHenn Callen, head of this department. Mr, Callen graduated from Wesleyan with an . .B, degree in 1919; in 1929 secured his il.A., and in 1932 his Ph.D. from the University of Ne- braska. He has done graduate work at the I ' niversity of Wisconsin, and the Universit} ' of Chicago Law School. Dr. Callen is a member of Phi Kappa Phi ; a charter member of the Wesleyan chapter of Pi Kappa Delta : Pi Sigma . lpha, national political science society ; and is regional chan- cellor of the central region of Pi Clamma Mu. He is also a member of the executive committee of the Mid- west Sociological Society. Dr, Callen, who believes in making the practical application of knuwli ' dgc. is the state representative of the United States Department of Labor and the Federal Social Security Board, and as such is in charge of the merit examinations for the selection of per- sonnel in these departments for the state of Nebraska. Courses foi the student who is not majoring in this department, but which are valuable to any citizen, in- clude the basic courses in national and state government, and applied sociology. . 11 pre-law students are exposed to the art of case-reading and briefing, in the courses in constitu- tional law and social legislation. Pre- social work students are introduced to some of their future problems in such courses as public welfare and relief, and population problems. Much practical experience is provided for in volunteer work at Lincoln social agen- cies, and field trips for observation of social work in practice. Recent outstanding alumni of this department include Richard " Dick " Smith, ' i3. and James . ckerman, " 33, both of whom are graduates of Har- vard Law School and are now practic- ing attorneys in Lincoln ; Willard Het- zel, ' 34, graduate of the Michigan Law School and practicing attorney in Toledo, O. : Laverne Borg, ' 38 and Charlotte loorman, ' 37, both of whom are in the child welfare division of the Public .Assistance Department at Columbus: " Bob " Beers, ' 37, student at the Boston University School of Social ' ork : and Stanley Good, ' 37, who is head interviewer of the Chicago Relief . d ministration. Phi Kappa Phi The Xehraska W ' esk ' van C ' hapter of I ' hi Kapjia I ' hi. the eleventh to h ' ' (ir,ijani ,e(l. is unw twenty-five ears old. ' Hie iharter nn ' nil)ers were ( " ban- cellor ( ' . A. l ' " uhiier. l)ean I ' . A. Alal)aster. I )ean I ' ' . Iv Howard. Pro- fessor K. S. Ilrinhliiian, and T -ol ' css(ir E. H. Wells. These five men, together with I)]-. I. 11. Schrecken.nast. from th_ ' chapti ' r in Ames, Iowa, were formally initiated on March l.i. 1 14. liy Secretary (ien- eral L. H. I ' ammel. On .Aprill thev met to frame the necessar - by-law and elect officers. Professor Ilrii ht- man became the fir t presidetit. On -May . in Dean .Alabaster ' s office, the first re.ijular meeting w-as held. On this occasion the alumni lists were e.xamined and thirty-one men and women were chosen to mem- bership on the basis of undergraduate scholarship and subsec|uent achieve- ment. .Miss .Mar ' .Alene Smith, 1887, of the ' ork . lumni represented the earliest class. On May 8 the followinii seniors were elected : Helen Clark, Dorothy Kauffman, Jessi? Lehr, Frank Schertz. and Louise Young. They were in- itiated on June 8, and the first annual Phi Kappa Phi address was delivered on that date by Dr. 1. R. Schrecken- gast. Abu ' t — ill tu r k ' i ' — l-ru ' »t low— .1, C. .Jtiiseii. treiis. ; liruct- Kfith. Marwu Itycr- herm. Oljra Andersen, Helen Swanson. A V. Hunter. S-.- coi d row — David M- ' ckey, Ethel Booth. Kthi I Lanjrdnn Hish i| . pres. ; E. CIt nn Callen. R. W. Peal. Third row — C. A. Barrinner, I ' hcelie Ma.v Hopper. F. A. Alaha.ster. A ' fred Boher r. Fourth row — .azel Slon ' trer. Gail ' s Lux. ' )elmar Nuetzman, C. .1. Shirk. Back row— Kyle Randall. Mary Whitney. K. ,1. W. Ely. Members not in pcture: Rose B. Clark. Neva Cocklin. Enid Miller Hoffman. .1 M. Howie. Vesta Keaton. B. E. Mcl ' niuil. .lohn Rosentrater. Pauline Slonecker. Eleanor Swan- son, vice-pres. ; Chancellor Benjamin F. Schwartz. Laona UnderkotTler, s c. ; F. M. GreKH. and Ruth Leach. The meml)ership has now grown to " Trade Barriers betwetn ih? States " . 72. Many public addresses have ..Dr. Roy Ely been given in the interests of scholar- " Sod-house Nebraska " ship by guest speakers and members Dr. Everett Dick of Union College of the Wesleyan faculty. " The Obligation of the Scholar " . .. During the current year the chap- Dr. Benjamin F. Schwart.-: ler has spon. ored the following lee- " The History of Hontjr .Societies " . . tures: Professor Enid Miller Hoffman Pi Gamma Mu The (Ireek name. Pi Gamma Mu, means " Students of Social Science. " The purpose of this society is the in- culcation of the ifleals of scholarship, scientific attitutle and method, and social service in the study of all social problems. This national society, since its founding in Winfield, Kansas, has grown to have 143 chapters. Our local chapter, . lpha, organized in 1926, was the first one in Nebraska. The three other chapters in the state are Beta chapter at Hastings, Delta chapter at Wayne, and Gamma chap- ter at Peru. " Social Science " is the (|uarterly magazine of Pi Gamma Mu. Its aim is to develop the interest of educated people in the scientific study of society and its problems. .Among the fifteen members. Dr. C. J. Shirk is president. Dr. Roy J. W. i ' " .l is ice-president. and Mis.s Zazel Sloniger is sicretary-treasurer. Dr. E. Glenn Callen is chanc?llor of the Central region which includes Nebraska, Kansas. Missouri, and Jowa. The faculty and administra- tive members are V. .A. Alabaster. G. . . Barringer, E. Glenn Callen, Mamie Corns, R. W. Deal, Roy J. W. Ely, A. V. Hunter, B. E. :McProud, John Rosentrater, C. J. Shirk, Zazel Sloniger, Eleanor Swanson, Mary Whitney, J. E. Bartley, and Ruth Butcher. The studnt members are Olga An- dersen, Fred Haverland, Darrell Ran- dall. Ruth Leach. Delmar Nuetzman, David Mickey. Wilma Lyon. Pauline Hamilton, Raleigh Ripley, Evelyn i- ' osburv, Gerald Frederick, Bruce Keith, Ruth Kubitz, Marvin Magnu- M)n, Pearl Schultz, Elsie Steinhausen, Helen Swanson, Madge Young, Har- riet Price, Ernest Bartley, Mary Paul- ine Crandall, Emily Maticka, Merlin Merrill, Dorothy Peters, June Ries- laiid and Villiers Gerd. Lift— Left to risht — front row— Emily Maticka, MadKe YounK, Helen Swanson. OiKa Andersen. I ' earl Schultz. Evelyn Fosljury. Second row— Harr-et I ' rice. ' ,. A. Bav- rinKcr. E. Glenn Callen. R. W. Deal. Third row — Delmar Nuetzm ' ' n. Za: .cl Slonicer, K. A. Alabaster. David Mickey, .L E. Bartley. Fourth row— Merlin Merrill, Mary Whit- nev. Elsie Steinhausen. Back row — Ernest Bartley, Fred Haver- land, R. .1. W. Ely, C. J, Shirk, A. V. Hunter. DEAN li. E. McPItOb ' D The Teachers college — that place in which ' " would be " teachers are changed to " teachers " to go forth to become competent instructors in this and in neighboring states. This year there are in the college, 61 candidates for teachers ' certificates. There are five departments in the Teachers college — a department of secondary education, a department of elementary education, a departmen t of physical education, a department of industrial arts, and a department of kindergarten-primary education. Dean of the college is Bertram Everett McProud, A.R. : A.M. ; and Ped. D. He did his undergraduate study at Baker university, and his graduate work at the University of Chicago and the University of Ne- braska. In additii ' n to being dean of the college, he is director of the uni- versity summer school, director of the teachers placement bureau, and pro- fessor of secondary education. For 13 years r)ean McProud has been chairman of the state board of examiners for colleges. He also served on the committee that drew up the classification and cjualifications for certification under the new state cer- tification law . To add to his crowded Teachers ' College schedule he is one of the educa- tional consultants to the educational policies commission of the National Education Association. But this busy professor finds mo- ments for relaxation, and it is then you can find him on the golf course, or at home working in his flower garden. Director of the Training school is Roy Walter Deal, A.B.; A.M.: Ph.D He instructs in both secondary and elementary education. Included in his work, too, is the giving of those tests which frighten the freshmen, for in addition to his training school duties, he is director of student personnel. Dr. Deal was elected head of the department of Psychology in Feb- ruary, 1939. He has always been much inter- ested in athletics, and has served on the Athletic board at Wesleyan for 20 years. He is faculty sponsor of Delta Omega Phi fraternity, finds time to work with boys and Boy Scout organizations, which along with woodwork, may be listed as his hobbies. The Training school is an interes t- J fc M ' ROY W. DEAL ing department of the Teachers col- lege. It is located in the ' an Fleet building and includes all grades from the first through the eighth. It is here that future t achers gain practical experience. Each candidate for a teacher ' s certificate must do at least one semester of practice teaching either in the Van Fleet training school or in one of the Lincoln high schools. Supervising teachers give advice and criticism of each student ' s work. The training school supervisors are Mrs. Elizabeth . rcherd, principal and critic teacher, seventh and eighth grade work ; Miss Amv Tyre, sixth grade : Miss Eleanor Swanson. fifth grade: Mrs. Zelia Wile -, third and fourth grades: Miss esta Keeton, second . ' rade ; and Miss Esther Barnes, in charge of the first grade. The Wesleyan training school has always received high recognition. This school has done pioneer work in both curriculum organization and teaching techniques. Realizing this, it was selected for listing in the Journal of the National Education Association as one of the three schools in Nebraska that are " schools of prophecy. " Be!ow — Twi ' a Hitchcock and Verna Lamb supervise the linish of a transportation model unit in Miss Keaton ' s room. Below — Doris Jackson, student teacher, illustrates a readinn lesson for 2nd grrade pupils. Psychology Dr. Roy W, Deal, hea ] of the de- partment of psychol( L;_ - beniiiniii; in 1939, has been connected with W ' es- leyan Teachers College for 19 years. He received his Ph.D. from the Uni- versity of Nebraska in 1931. Dr. Deal studied at the University of Chi- cago, where he specialized in student personnel work, reading and stud habits, and intelligence and a])titude tests. Dr. Deal is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Gamma Mu, Sigma Xi, hon- orary science fraternity ; American Psychology association, Mid-Western Psychology association; Psi l, " hi, hon orary psychology fr; ' .ternit ' ; and Phi Kappa Delta. P.sychology at esle_ an has had an interesting history, from the days when the department kept guinea pigs and raccoons in the attic of Old Main down to the present time, with its greater accent on the learning aspect of the science. Psychology is I ' lrst translated from a mystery to a science y the intro- fluctory Then iu social psy- chology and the course in Person- ality the behavior of normai persons is analyzed, and studied. Psychology . ' of the abnormal opens a fascinating I ' leld, observed at tirst hand by trips to the State Hospital for the Insane at Lincoln, and to the Home for Feeble Minded at (llenwood, Iowa, and other ]Hiblic institutions. A minor in psychol ogy ' illuminates the field for the non-specialist, while a major will give a good fliundalion for those wishing to colilinueN it thr subject, or for those -JspeciaU? in- terested in psych The Psycho, any studentssi Psi Chi, natiou l h fraternit_v yj en ti hours wtidr ' ni i; the (teuiiirrmeutj u nitit Kor leaMwng I I V Mental Measurements class observes a test i iven by Dr. Deal, department head. Lfft ti» ri ;ht Deane, Betty Weaver. Madeleine Alexander. ' :, , aecond row — Edna Cunningham. Kachel Weber, Ruth Leach. Lucile Kokts. Standinvr — Arthur Hosick. Dcnal-l Littndl. Betty Lou Mud-e, Kenneth Litt re;i. He:en Bur ess. Doris Cooper, and Mary Pauline Crandall. Kindergarten MRS. ETHEL WALKER HATCH Heading K-nderKarten-Frimary Department AllUM- I , their project. i riiLn. K Linleiu ' ait ' n : sist;;nt. ard a ;r " Up of wondw iki- The first announcement of a kindergarten course at Nebraska ' esleyan was made in the year 1896-1897. Since then critic teachers in this department have been Elizabeth Caldwell, Marian McLean. Xina Kenagy, Lillian Beach, and Faye Bonnell. From 192S to the present time, Ethel Walker Hatch has been in charge. There are il pupils enrolled this year. A tuition fee of SI. 50 per pupil a semester con- stitutes a fund for equipment. . s a result Wesleyan has one of the most progressive and best equipped kindergartens in the west. Pupils are taught to express their ideas by their own handwork. .An interesting project this year has been the building in miniature, of the ocean liner " President Lincoln. " the completion of which has required about two months time and much stud ' of ocean liners, their parts and construction. ' esle_ an kindergarten is not under the con- trol of the Lincoln Public .Schools. It is a part of Wesleyan and offers the student teacher an opportunity to use the best modern trends in education. Leonn Cnx exp! iin- Ihe i icture honli. The National .Association for Childhood Edu- cation was formed in 1930. The Wesle_ an branch was organized in 1937, and has as its major ob- jective the promotion of adequate educational opportunities for teachers of young children. The A. C. E. gathers and disseminates knowl- edge of modern educational movements, pro- motes progressive types of education in nur- sery school, kindergarten, and primar - grades, and works to raise the standard of professional training in this field. Those who wish to become members must be interested in the kindergarten-primary de- partment, meet a minimum grade requirement, and be voted in by the group. One business and one social meeting is held each month. .At the beginning of this year freshman girls interested in kindergarten-primar_ - education were entertained at a tea. .At Christmas time a roup of underprivileged children were invited to the kindergarten to enjoy the Christmas tree. Each child was given a small gift and a lunch. On Msitors ' Day the Kindergarten held open house at which the .A. C. E. uirls served lunch. The proceeds of this lunch and of a chapel pro- i ram at which kindergarten children performed, were used to send Mrs. Hatch and three mem- bers to the National Convention in .Atlanta. Ceorgia. The year ' s social activities were ended by .i May breakfast at the home of the jiresident. Frances Beach. Alembers are: Frances Beach, president: ' erna Lamb, vice-president; I)oroth - Davis, lieasurer: Tanice Farley, Mariiuerite Peterson, .Mari;;n-et Rasmussen. executive committee ; Ruth i.omax, [Hiblicil.v chairman; and Sarah Brown. Helen Burgess. Eleanor Coates, Leona Cox. .Alice Franson. Ruth Fry, Ida Furst. Twil:i Hitchcock, Elsie Hughes, Imogene Johnson. Lu- cille Kokes, Erma Kunz, Ethel IcNickle, .Ani Afartin, Emil - Maticka, Elaine Olson, Mar- iorie Ritter, Norma Shepardson, Pearl Shunian. K;Hhr n Stewart, Bernice " ebb. and .Mar ' ise. ' Page 20 « Industrial Arts Industrial Arts at Nebraska Wes- le a,ii consists of technical courses in industrial and vocational training taught in a large, well-lighted room equipped with machines anil benches arranged for complete and accurate ' work. Courses in fundamental job training include woodwork, metalwork. black- smithing, machine shop, woodturning and woodt ' inishing. Advanced courses in technical and advanced theory in- clude engineering drafting, descrip- tive geometry, architectural drawing, upholstery, millwork and practice teaching. Prof. Joe . . Parsons has had both practical and theoretical training at Pittsburg, Kansas, State Teachers ' college and at the University of Wis- consin. He has, in his department, a new modern office for consultation and lecture work with stuflents. Magazine stands, tables, wall shelves and racks, book troughs, end tables and writing desks are some of the most common articles made. Ex- amples of more specialized projects are metalwork (knives, jacks, ham- mers), a cedar chest made by a girl in summer school, and a c|uarter- sawed white oak writing desk worth at least $35 made last year. Specialized work this year has been done by Robert Schlichtenieier who, using the machine lathe, made at least 15 alabaster lamps in the form of miniature lighthouses ecjuipped with realistic rocky bases on which were carved small winding stairways. .J. A. PARSONS Oepartnient Hpad Pase 21 l W-o - DR. J. C. JENSEN Head of the Physics Department Physics and Astronomy The department of physics was or- ganized in 1909 and has continued throui h the past thirty years as one of the leadin.ij; departments of the uni- versity. With limited funds for the pur- chase of apparatus and ever-increas- ini demands for ecjuipment to show the rapid progress in electronics, op- tics, and radio, necessity has become the mother of invention, and many unique and useful pieces of apparatus have been the result. The plannini; R ' pht — Marvin l-Vycrht ' rm, assistant, senior who re- cently secured a scholar- ship to University of Iowa as graduate assistant. Ripht— Chief engineer Art Schoonover runs the power plant, is on the job by 4 :0() or earlier on cold winter mornings, keeps machinery and steam lines in shape, is seldom seen but always there. A Nebraskan, Enpineer Schoonover has served on a troop transport, and has homesteaded in Wyoming ' , but is now a silent partmr in the runninp of Wesleyan. and buildin of this e(|uipment has been of threat value in the trainin.u; of the students who constructed it, in addition to the much .i reater variety of apparatus made possible when pieces are built to meet a specific need. Radio, atmospheric electricity. meteorology, and astronomy have suc- cessfully held the center of the stage as fields of special endea or. To these has recently been added seis- mologv. N " t a black eye, but a shadow v- ' iv ' . ' s HOMER IBSER this woe-bok ' one look. A physics major, brilliant, studious, seclusive H. Ibser for two year re- fused picture appointments for the Plainsman. Egocentric sensitive, he ai)peared for A.(J.H. photo, left when members shaved his mustache the fourth time in two years. Is tops in dejuirtment work. First row — Dr. J. C. Jen.sen, J. Oliver Schock, Robert Kinij, .U)hn Grocsser. Marvin Keyerhei-m, Thomas Moore. Second row — James Miles. Ralph Clary. Marion Caruthers, Arthur Hosick. Claude Clements. Eldon Brown. Third r w— Fi-ancis Breeden. Dale Matrnusoii, Louis Gilbert, Donald Trauger, Gerald Eastham, Paul Murray, Robert Nisley, Geralil Carne. Martin Brasch. Back row — Dwipht Hamilton. Warner Nelson, Keith WycofT. Gerald Hicks. Alpha Gamma Beta The history of the Alpha ( " .amma Beta physics club dates back to 1908, when it was first organized as the W ' esleyan Camera Club. Since that time it has extended its field to cover the subject of physic in general. Election to the club is conducted on a merit basis. Thus the membership includes not only those majoring in physics, but also chemistry students, pre-medics, and others who have shown an interest in the field. Alpha Gamma Beta presents at its meetings, which are open to the pub- lic, interesting and instructive pro- grams which are pertinent to recent work and discoveries in physics. This year several students demonstrated before the club certain uni(|ue pieces of laboratory apparatus which they constructed in the physics depart- ment. The club also takes every possible opportunity to have visiting alumni tell of their work. Examples of these are Professor Roy X. Coslin, ' 28, of Alabama Polytechnic Insti- tute, who spoke before the club on " Magneto-Optical Method of Chem- ical . nalysis " and Mr. Robert Jensen, ' 33. control engineer with National Broadcasting Company, who explained the man - problems confronting the control eniiineer in a modern broad- casting station. Active members of Alpha Gamma Beta this vear are: Dr. J. C. Jensen, Gerald C ' arne, Ralph Clary, Dale Magnuson, Francis Breeden, Arthur Hosick, Eldon Brown, James Miles, Gerald Hicks, Oliver Schock, Marvin Magnuson, Martin Brasch, Dwight Hamilton, Marion Caruthers, Rober Schlichtemeier. and Marvin Feyer- herm. Those elected to membership thi year include : Claude Clements, John Groesser, Donald Trauger, Paul Mur ray, Warner Xelson. Merle Lind, Rob- ert Xisle Robert King, Homer lb ser, Rav Moore, and Keith Wycoff. Top— J. Oliver Sch Centei — Francis Breeden Below— Ralph Clary Page 23 Picture at right. REV. H. O. MARTIN, pastor of First Methodist church, the university church. Philosophy, Bible, and Religion Professor of relif ion and philosophy, John Rosentrater came to Wesleyan in 19. 6 as head of the departmeiil of relis ion. Professor Rosentrater holds the deyree - A.Ii. from John I ' letcher ; A.M., Denver university: Th.M., Illiff ; has studied at two semi- naries in Chicago, and is completinii his doctor ' s thesis on the subject " In Def ense of John Laird ' s Theory of V ' ahies. " He is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Gamma Mu, and is sponsor of Student Christian Fellow- ship. His father a Nebraska pioneer, John Rosentrater spent his early years on a farm near Valparaiso. He served with the A.E.F. throughout United States ' participation in the World war, and secured all his graduate work after returning. Tall, gentle Professor Rosentrater presides over his classes with unfail- ing courtesy, seeking to guide students, trained in the experimentalism and empiricism of the times, through th: " alistract. tenuous rationalism of philo- sophical sNsttms, ancient and modern. His background of knowledge con- tributes vitality to study of the Bible, investing with life the stern Old Tes- tament characters and making their arduous history intelligible. In the study of religions of mankind Pro- fessor Rt)sentrater aids the student to make an enlightened appraisal of the values of Christianity after view- ing the principles of the other great world religions. " I ' hiloMiphx ' is the cndcaNor t(j trace ail llif phenomena of human existence to as few bases as possible, even on " or two. " — Professor John Rosentrater. .n a sense philosophy may be th;- record of humanity ' s effort to give place to these higher human values among other things, ' oung persons who find the heart of the ideas pro- posed in philosophy- come to have a larger viewpoint and a new way ol seeing things. Philo. ' -ophy acc|uaints the studen: with the deeper problems of life and suggests methods for solution. Seri- ous thinking upon life tends to aid young people in attaining these cer- tainties characterizing good living. It endeavors to tind a basis for good conduct beyond the mere following of the custom, basing reason for good living on the nature of the universe. One is enabled to live with the great thinkers of the ages and to learn much from them without losing in- terest in society and fellowmen. Today at Nebraska Wesleyan, thes- things are presented in such courses as Introduction to Philosophy, Intr i- duction to Reflective Thinking, Prob- lems of Right Conduct, History of Philosophy, and Philosophy of Re- ligion. The Bible, more than any other iiody of literature, gives definite light on the significance of human values. The Bible is made to live, and the profound meanings hidden in its often cryptic sentences are illustraterl with claril and understanding. It i the record of the great experiences of one of the world ' s most religious people, the Hebrews, and it is a portrait of Jesus recognizefl the world over as the most unique personality to be found among men. The Heljrews are shown as a living, struggling nation, beset by e ils which exist even today, a nd the story of their vicissitudes is made i ifl from their early history to the beginnings of the present day. The l!il le is studied by means of these courses : Hebrew Life and Literature : Prophets and Our Day; Life and Teachings of Jesus; and Life and Writings of Paul. In the histories of the religions are found some of the best thinkers, some of whom have offered examples for li ' ing. Christianity is one of the youngest religions, but it has a great record. The purpose of this department is t(. give the student an understanding of the background upon which the Church was founded. The facts which condition the human being are im- portant. They indicate what humans should undertake and what they should leave. Expectations and hopes which occur in human experience give rise to the idea of values which are significant but beyond immediate realization. Philosop hy and religion are concerned with these values as they seek to justify human hopes and suggest methods for attaining them. KAPl ' A CHI First row — .James Irwin. Rich;ii l Ricker. Mcf- ton Cox. Nye Bond. Standintr — Edwin Murphy, Clarenc- Smith. Oer- alri Gardner. Donald SprinKer. Luther Powell. Not in pietui ' e -Fred Haverland. Donald Litt- reli. Lloyd Peterson. Kenneth Nye. Page 25 Cabinet of Student Christian Fellowship. Janey Bray, Ruthadel Fulton. Wilma Lyon. Rachel Stephenson. Elsie Steinhausen. Max Kemling. Professor Rosentrater. Villiers Gerd. ' » ,Ou t-rrJU-,, The Stufieiit Christian Fellowship, organized in 1936-37, developed from action taken to rebuild and inject new life into a ministerial student group known as the Oxford Fellow- ship. This earlier organization had been limited by constitution to men planning for the active ministry. The Oxford Fellowship, while serving its members to a fair degree, was lack- ing in enthusiasm and vitality. To break the spell of lassitude hanging over the club, young women planning for Christian service and the wives of those student ministers who were married were admitted to associate membership, without voting power. Dissatisfied with this, a committee was selected to study complete reorganization. That com- mittee eventually read and recom- mended a new constitution and it was adopted. With the adoption of the new con- stitution, the Oxford Fellowship dis- solved and the Student Christian Fellowship took its place. The pur- pose of the Fellowship is to be found in the pledge of membership and any student desiring to sign th? pledge is eligible to join. The group elected as sponsor, the head of the department of Religion and Hible. Professor John Rosentrater. Weekly worship and devotional meetings, under the direction of the program chairman, Elsie Steinhausen, are held in " the upper room " , on the fourth floor of White building. Under the chairmanship of Rachel Stephen- son, the social service committee provides Sunday school, league, and choir leaders for several small churches near A ' esleyan : organizes student and home visitation groups ; and furnishes two gospel teams for churches and other religious institutions, this latter service being the most popular. Each spring the Fellowship holds an all day retreat in the excellent Y. M. C. A. camp grounds, at Crete, Ne- braska. This year, under a new name, the " advance " , the group met on May 20, general plans being in charge of Max Kemling. The Matin services, something new on the campus, were held on the last seven school days before Easter, at 7:25 . . M. A joint committee of Fellowship members. Kappa Chi, and Chancellor Schwartz dire cted the ser- vicer and an a ' erage of more than one hundred attended each morning. The cabinet of the Fellowship includes the chairmen named above and the following: president, Jane_ ' Bray; vice-president. Wilma Lyon; secre- tary, Ruthadel Fulton; and treasurer, X ' illiers Gerd. The student pastors have recently set up an informal organization. Kappa Chi, directed by a very brief constitution, one of three known simi- lar groups in the coimtrw Only those persons holding studetu pastor ap- pointments are eligible. The - will meet ever - two weeks to stud ' the special problems of their work and informal fellowship. Directing the activities of Kappa Chi are three oft ' i- cers : president, C. F dwin Murphy; -ice-president, Oerald Ciardner ; sec- retarv-treasurer, Xve liond. Page 2G History At tln ' lu ' ad of the history depart- ment of Nebraska ' esle an univer- sity is Dr. (1. A. Rarrins er. In his education Dr. Harrinser fol- lowed the teachers ' tradition. He was graduated from the Indiana Xormal school in 1908. and after teachinsj; for several years, he attended the In- diana State universitw recei ' inL; his A.B. and . .M. in ' l918 and 1919 respect ivel -. While he was workinii on his degrees he was assistant pro- fessor in history. Dr. Barringer re- ceived his Ph.D. from the same uni- versity in 1927. In addition to writ- ing his thesis, he did extension teach- ing at the universit - and taught his- tory in the summer school session. Of his 15 years of pui lic school teach- ing, twelve of them have been as superintendent. Dr. Harringer has been at Wesleyan 15 years as head of the history department. Dr. Harringer is a member of the Mississippi " alle ' Historical associa- tion, a member and past president of the Nebraska .State History Teachers association, is a member of Phi Kappa Phi and Pi Gamma Mu, and is faculty sponsor of Crescent fraternity. Oh, _ es. he has some hobbies too. When asked about them. Dr. Bar- ringer said, " 1 play golf with a spad- ing fork. " From this, one can infer that he likes to garden. His special- lies are tulips and asters. He likes to fish, too, and since there is not much fishing around here, he occasionally goes to Minnesota, . nother favorite pastime which could easily be called a hobby is his dissertations on In- diana. For Dr. Harringer the song should be, " There is no place like In- diana. " In his teaching schedule. Dr. Bar- riniier ives three regular urve}- courses. They are world civilization, modern Kurope, and survey of the I ' nited States, all of which are for one year. Specialized courses are alter- nated in such a manner that the stu- dent is able to get a number of dif- ferent ones durinii the four year-. . mong these are full-year courses in Fnglish history and history of . mer- ican diplomacN . One-semester spec- ialized classes include history of the old South, World War and Recon- struction, history of the .American Frontier, Medieval history, and Ren- aissance and the Reformation. The aims of the department are to make history a cultural subject for the general student: to try to reach special groups such as prospective teachers, pre-law students, and Eng- lish majors ; and to integrate the work with that of the other social sciences. Dr. Barringer ' s teaching hobby is the study of diplomacy and foreign relations. . s an outgrowth of this, he is the sponsor of the local Inter national Relations club. Each year the club receives from 12 to 15 ex- cellent volumes dealing with the vari- ous aspects of the international field. These books are from th e Carnegie endowment. To aid the student in organizing and clarifying his work, two assist- ants in the department hold regular quiz sections with small groups of students. These conferences serve the same as the laboratory per- iofls in the physical sciences. " Wesleyan has an excellent histo- rical library, particularly in the field of the Renaissance and Reformation, the French Revolution, and American historv, " states Dr. Barringer. i GRAHAM A. BARRINGER Professor of History B Iow — Assistant Da ' irl Mickey illustrates a point for John Jones and 0!p:a Andersen. Page 27 Mathematics JOHN M, HOWIE Professor of Mathematics Professor John M. Howie has been head of the mathematics department at Nebraska Wesleyan for the past 15 years. He was head of the mathe- matics department at Peru state teachers college for 24 ears before coming here in 1924. Professor Howie ' s previous teaching experience includes teaching in the country and in high schools, in a prix-ate normal school at Hloomfield. la., in two state universities, three state teachers colleges, and three de- nominational colleges. Professor Howie was graduated from high school at the age of lo, and he was later graduated from Southern Iowa Normal at Bloom- field, la. He received his A.B. de- gree from Cotner university, his M.A. degree from University of Nebraska, another M.A. from Columbia univer- sity, and honorary Ed.D. degree from Cotner. At the present time he has more than enough credits for a Ph.D. degree. Howie is an excellent pen- man, being skilled in the Spencerian method. Professor Howie instructs Harold Pickerinp: electric calculating machine. the use of the Professor Howie has done graduate work at the University of Wisconsin, Columbia university, and University of Nebraska. His name appears in ■Who ' s Who in Men of Science " : he is a memJDer of Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Delta Kappa, Triple A of Science, Central Association of Science and Mathematics teachers. He is also a member of the National Council of teachers of mathematics, and a char- ter member of the Mathematical Asso- ciation of America. For many years he has been a member of the Na- tional Educational Association, the Nebraska State Teachers -Association, and the Nebraska Academy of Science. He was one of the organizers and the first president of the Nebraska .Ath- letic association. Mathematics is used in biology, in religion, agriculture, chemistry, phar- macy, in statistics, physics, and man_ other fields. The mathematics df- partment here offers the following courses as a foundation of the appli- cation for these various scientific fields: college algebra, college geom- etry, solid geometry, spherical trig- onometry and solid analytic geom- etry, trigonometry, analytic geometry, differential calculus, integral calculus, theory of equations, advanced calcu- lus, differential ec|uations, and mathe- matics of investment. In connection with this department Professor Howie has in his possession a S400 electric automatic calculating machine, the only one of its kind on the campus. The machine multiplies, subtracts, divides, takes the square root of numbers, and various combi- nations. It is used in the mathematics of in -estment course, for figuring scholarship ratings, and many other things. He also has an extensive mathematical library, which contains several mathematical books two and ihree hundrefl X ' ears old. Page 28 " Wesleyan " editors in session on a busy afternoon. Sylvia MaRnuson. society, is writini; " who was where. " Assistant editor Warren Johnston confers with as ' ' ciate editor Helen Swanson. Jeanne Souser. soc ' ety editor looks at you. and ynu. and you. Bruce Keith, editor-in-chief, is about to say " Well, as I see it — " to Frank Harrinirton. sports P ' eature editor Vivian f ' lnley is as usual amused about something, or everything. %I_ rf Journali « = ?-«» WENDELL I.. HOKFMAN Director of Publicity and Journalism JouriKilisni students at Nebraska Wesleyan universit} ' are introduced into actual newspaper experience by editinji weekly the seven-column com- munity paper, " The University Place Xews " , and the student publication, " The Wesleyan " . The 3500 copies of the papers are issued to the entire student body and to residents of northeast Lincoln. Chief overseer of the paper is Pro- fessor W. L. " Press " Hohman. Pro- fessor Hoffman received his training at Sim[)son college and has held the position as head of the journalism de- partment and director of publicity at ' esleyan since 1937. Bruce Keith is editor-in-chief of the paper. He knows his business well and rules over laboratories with an iron hand and (sometimes) a warm heart. Staff editors include Warren Johns- ton, assistant editor: Helen Swanson. ; ssociate editor ; Jeanne Souser and Sylvia Majjnuson, society editors, who spend a j reat deal of time at the Uni. Place Xews office writing headlines for the paper. Frank Har- rin.u;ton as sports editor spends his time covering; Jackson hiijh and Wes- leyan sport . ' ■tories. Vivian Finley besides beini; feature editor covers the music department. Dorothy Peters, another feature editor, writes all out- state stories concerninjs; university stu- dents ' achievements. Betty Jean Max- well, fashion editor, keeps the cam- pus clothes-conscious. The advertising staff consists of Melvin " Tat " Bowman, business man- ager, and Harland Kelly and Lynne .Vnderson, assistant business managers. Xews reporters cover the four cor- ' e 29 St;iir jih toj;rapher Stanley Neil is credited w ilh M-viTiil (iepiirtment shots. " Wanted — in seven states " ' — Not p. ' ann ' ng a new racket, but planning pane layouts used in advertising copy are Bill Benker. associate business manager. Richar ! Ricker, business manager, and editor Charles Sharp. All pictures on this pape are of Plainsman staff. t: i V A a i -•0 vc ) A ners of the campus. These include Elinor Soeth, Vera Harvey, Luella Patten, Marion Swanson, Madeleine Alexander, ' ayne Hawley, Bol) Braun, Carroll Story, and Gerald Gardner. Each Thursday the " paper goes to press " and the editors go to wori . They toil from one o ' clock until seven, eight, or even nine at the University Place News Office where a busy after- ni)ou ' (and evening) is spent writing ,jt headlines, proof-reading, and correct- V ,j. ing galley proof. Occasionally argu-x j ., ' " ments and tussles occur, but the work i " ' " ' ' ' goes on regardless. Vj - , ' Juniors and seniors are eligible io- " be elected to the editorship and busi- ness managership of the Wesleyan. Students are chosen on the basis of scholarship and ability. tant tilitor Sally Deane whose willimrness to cooperate helped the formation of the year ' s ann knowledge materially ual. y.. ' ■ - These journalism students were corralled and put to rejitlinu tialley proof. M. Swanson. Wayne Hawley, Gerald Gardner, Vera Hai-vey. and editor C. Sharp. Wayne Stewart, assistant editor of The Plainsman, working on the cover designs nf the annual. I ' ii-luri ' d above is chief sport photoKraplur nf ' I ' hr I ' laiiisrnan. Mar iii Keyerherm. Page ' 10 lirlK-i- Keith. ' alll■y ol type. fihtir ol tlu ' Wi ' sliyan. takillK a |iri o[ fn ' iij Typical pryss day scene at the Uni. News nltice. Lett to rii;ht are Sylvia Matrnuson and Helen Swanson primf read- injr the fnmt pa e while Jeanne Souser centers her atteiit ' on on the sport papre. Warren Johnston, assistant i iitor of the luiper, is husy writing ' headlines. Th Johnst ion CO and H. lines ' " . luninist.- ret toirether for nnce. I ' :irr W.irr.Ti on. author of " Ferdinjincl " : Betty Jean Maxwell, fash- lumnist ; Luella Fatten, who writes " The North Side " ; »b Rraun w ho comment-s on sports in his column, " Ink- :io fake! Thoy r -aily lio type a lot ol stuff, s the time, others when you can ciitch them. 1 Dorothy I ' etcrs. Madeleine Alexander. Carroll Sti»i Soeth. me .eft i r Th manajrer. Anderson business staff of The Wesleyan. " Tat " Bowman, and assistant manaKers Kenneth Frohardt and business !| Lynne Bruce Keith keeping ' pi ' .u-e at th.- " nuinil in hie " on :i busy after- noon. I ' ft t risht— Helen Swanson and Frank Harrinj ton readinjr proof while Editor Keith Rives Jeanne Souser information for a story. V ' i ian I ' inley. extreme left, types Dorothy Peter ' s out-of-state stories. Page 31 SENIORS ADAMSOX. A r line, Butti-. Willaril. verse choir. W. A. A.. Y. W. C. A. ALBAUCiH. Jane. Lincoln. Theta llpsilon. Pan- Hellenic council, band. Y. W. C. A. ANDERSEX. Olga. Nora. Bleu ThouKe. Phi Kappa Phi. Pi Gamma Mu. Student Christ ' an Fellow- ship. Y. W. C. A. K y.-- Vi ' Ka Mia [}elta. debate. orator.v. business of The Weble ' an. Inter-fraternity coun- K.ASCH. Martin. Farnam. Crescent. Alpha tlamma Beta. Blue Key. football. " W club. lU ' RROUGHS. Charles. Rockford. Crescent. Blue Key. " W club, football, basketball, track. BUSKIRK. Arlcne. Lincoln. CRANDALI,. Mary Pauline. Vilco. . Alpha Bxlla Theta. Pi C.anirna Mu. chorus. Page 32 ' MLLrt CARNE. Gerald. I.lnc i|n. Camma Beta. Y. M. C ■ l|iha DAVIS. Neil. Lincoln. Bhie Key. .Mplia Camma Beta. " W cluh. footliall. I a.sketball. -Who ' s Who in Anierit ' an Collejres. " DEANE. Sally. Va ' pnraiso, IM Kappa Delta. Thel: Alpha Phi. riainsman I ' layers. verse chtiir. ora tnry. Plainsman stair. Wesleyan slair. V. W. ( ' , A FEYERHERM. Mai-vin. West Point. Phi Kappa ' rau Phi Kappa Phi. Alph:i G.-inini.-t Beta. I ' l Kajip: Delta. Plainsman staff FOSBURY. Evelyn. Clarks. Alpha lianinui Pi Gamma Mu, orchestra, string enseinhle trio. Girls ' Glee club. Y. W C A. FREDERICK. Geral.l. Lincoln. Delta Omewa I ' hi Pep club. Student Chiistian Fellowship. Y, M r. A, GARDNER. Geral.l. Lincoln. Phi Kappa Tau. Kapp;i Chi. " W " club, football, male a cappella chi ' rus. Twenty-t ive F ' eet of Harmonv. Wesley.-in staff, r. M GILES. Georae. L Lincoln. Bleu Thonirt ' . Y. M r. AV GKAVBILL. Marjor=e. David City. Alpha Gamma D-elta, Purple Arqus. Pan-Hellenic council, chorus. HAMILTON. Pauline. Orleans. Bleu Thnnue. Purple Arcius, Pi Gamma Mu. string ensemble, strinjr trio. Student Christian Fellowship. " ' Who ' s Who in American Colleges, ' ' president of Y. W. C. A. HAVERLANIJ. l- ' red. Grecnwo..,!. I ' i (lamma Mu. Kaj)pa Chi. HAYS, Marjorie, Petersburg, Bleu ThoUKe. string en. ' emhlc, .string trio. Student Christ- ' an Fellow- ship. Y. W. C. A HUNT. Kuth. Western. W. A. A,. Y. W. C. A. HUTCHISON. Merville. ScoUsblutT. Delia Omc ra Phi. male a cappella chorus, chorus. Rf -I ' mim.l ' ■m. ' Page 33 JACOBS. Keith. PoweM. Crescent. KEITH. Bruce. Curtis. Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Camma Mu, editor of The Wesleyan. Plainsman statT. " W " club, tennis. Y. M. C. A. KINVON. Aileen. Gothenburtr. Willani. l ' :in-He:ienic council, chorus. KUBITZ. Ruth. Lincoln, chorus. Y. W. C. A. LAY. John. Agnew. Crescent. Alpha Gamma Hela. " W club, football. LEACH. Ruth. O ' Neill. Theta Upsihui. Phi Kapj.a Phi. Pi tJamma Mu. Pj Qhi, Pan-Helh-nic ,coun- cii. w. . A. y Ay s u y MICKEY. Daviii. Lincoln. Crescent. Blue Key. ( anima Mu. Theta Alpha Phi. Plainsman I ' la ri li . Stuiifiit cnuncil. chorus. I ' hi Kapp;i Ph i. ijWjKI ' HV. U. Kilwin. Lincoln. Kapba Chi. Student ( ' 4 NEIL. Stanley. I.,exinKton, Delta Ome a Phi. Alpha Gamma Beta, male a cappella chorus. Plains- man . talT, Y. M. C. A. NICHOL. Bill. ScottsblutT. DelU Omena Phi. male a cappella chorus, Plainsman ouartet. Inter- fraternity council. Page M cu- NUKT MAX. D.-lnuir. Lincln. Hl.-u Thonii ' ' . I ' i Gamma Mil. I ' si Chi, Pi Kappa Delta. I ' hi Kappa Phi. Theta Alpha Phi. Plainsman Players, male a cappella chorus. " Who ' s Who in American Colleges. " oralovv. OTTO. Dun. Aurora. Crescent, male a cappella chorus, c-horu.s. " W " elul». I ' ootliall. Iraek. ' :3 : 3CI rOWKI.I., I.ulht-r. Martt ' ll. Bleu Th " ni, ' f. Kapfia (hi. " W ■ club, lennis. Student Christian Kelliiw- ship. y. M. C. A. I ' HICK. Haiii.-l. Table KocU. Illeu ' lllcnile. Stu.l.-i,l Christian V. W ' tt;!, - .t c. T r PRICK. LaVaun. Lincoln. " W " club, fonthall. basket- ball, track. RANDALL. Darrell. Omaha. I ' hi Kapjia Tau. Pi Kappa Delta. Blue Key. " Who ' s Who in Amerii-ati Colleees. " Y. M. C. A. RANDALL. Kyle. Fairhury. Phi Kappa Tau. Phi Kappa Phi. " W " club, track. " Who ' s Whr in American C-oIlepes " . RICKER. Richard. Hudson. Mass.. Phi Kapi)a Tau, Blue Key. Psi Chi, Kappa Chi. Student council, business manaser of The Plainsman, Student Christian Fellowship. Y. M. C. A. ' U ' ■ is . r RIPLEY, RaleiEh. Sprin view. Phi Kai i S Tau, " Itlue Key. Pi Gamma Mu. ' W " club, football. ROHRBAUGH. Loren. Lincoln, Crescent, male a cappella chorus, Twenty-Five Feet of Harmony, chorus. SCHICK. Miriam. Curtis. Willanl. Girls ' Glee club, strin r ensemble, string trio, chorus. Y. W. C ' . A. SCHOCK, Oliver, Lincoln. Crescent, Alpha Gamma Beta, Inter-fraternity council. Pep club. SCHULTZ. Pearl. Cortland. Girls Glee club, string ensemble, stHntr trio, chorus. Pi Gamma Mu, orchestra, Y. W. C. A. SCHIJLT . Viola. Cortland, chorus. Y. W. C. A. Page 35 SlIAKI ' . Chillies, Venus. Delta Omeiia Phi. eiiito of The IMtiinsnian. I ' si Chi. SHIIMAX. (lair. I.lnrc.lii. Phi Kappa Tau. SMITH. Kthol. (■aTlei ill,. SPRINGKR. D.inal.l. eappelja chorus. Kappa Chi, male STEINHAUSEN, Elsie, Rokeby. Theta Alpha Phi, Plainsman Players, Student Christian Fellow- ship, Y. W. C. A. SWANSON, Helen. Lincoln. Bleu ThonKe. Phi Kappa Ph ' , Pi ( " amma Mu. associate editor of The Wesleyan. Plainsman staff. " Who ' s Who in American CoIIe ' es, " chorus, Y. W. C. A. VAN ELLS. John. Milwaukee. Wis.. Phi Kappa Tau. •■W " club, football. WAGERS. Zella. Shickley. Alpha Gamma Delta. Puriile Ariius. Theta Alpha Phi. Plainsman Players, oratory. " Who ' s Who in American Col- leges. " Y. W. C. A. WILEY. Robert. Ithaca. YOUNG. MaclKe. Cozad. Willard. Purple Arqus. Theta Alliha Phi. Plainsman Players. Student council. W. A A.. Y. W. C. A. SKAVDAHL. Ann. Liiieiiln. Kraduate of Bi -an Memorial hospital, nurses ' training, 1939. Bleu Thonse. Y. W. C. A, KIRKPATRICK. Mary, Lincoln, graduate of Bryan Memorial hospital, nurses ' training. 1939. Bleu Thonk-e. Y. W. C. A. Paue 36 Big Snob Through the pot of jjold at the end of the rainbow, captured by Blue Key. senior men ' s national honorary fraternity and Purple Arqus, women ' s honorarv society, stepped the Hit, ' Snob arid Old Grouch of 19.39. Zella Wafers, Shickley. and Richarrl Rick- er, Hudson, .Mass. These two students were chosen b - popular vote as the best likefi senior boy and girl in Wesleyan and were thus revealed on . pril ,S. The gymnasium was decorated with a hui e rainbow behind the platform with multicolored umbrellas suspend- ed from the ceilinji and a profusion of colored lisihts furnishintj more at- mosphere. One of the features of the entertain- ment was the presentation of skits by the social fraternities and sororities. The Hlue Keys, awards for the best skits were won 1) ' tlic Willard sororit ' for their portraxal of that melodrama, " Curses, Foiled .Again " , and by Cres- cent fraternity with the modern ver- sion of a Shakespearean ditt ' . ■■. Crime in Two .Acts. " Second place for sororities went to .Alpha Gamma Delta for their musical skit and third was awarded to .Alpha Delta Theta for their style parade. Second place in fraternities went to Phi Kappa Tau with the " Shooting of Dan Mc(;rew. " Page 37 First row — Raleiyh Ripli-v, Richard Kicker. Nye Hnnd Second row— Dr. G. A. Barringer. Charles Burroughs. Tat Bowman. David Mickev. Last row — Martin Brasch, Neil Davis. Blue Key Hliie Key. national honorary fra- ternity for senior men, has for its purpo: e the promotion of a democratic spirit on the campus. Its members are chosen from the junior class on the basis of participation in campus acti- vities, scholarship, and personality. Blue Key, with Vellers of the Brown, sponsors the annual Old Grouch- Big Snob party, and co-op- erates with Purple . rqus in promot- ing the May fete. Blue Key members for the year 1938-19.S9 included: Richard Ricker, president. Phi Kappa Tau : Xeil Oavis, vice-president ; Xye Bond, sec- retary, Delta Omega Phi: Martin Brasch, treasurer. Crescent : Raleigh Ripley, Phi Kappa Tau : Charles Bur- roughs, Crescent : Melvin Bowman, Phi Kappa Tau; and David Mickey, Crescent. Tapped for meniljership in 1039-1940 were: John Staten, Frank Harrington, Kenneth Frohardt of Phi Kappa Tau; Vance James, Al Croft, lerle Mahr, Wayne Stewart of Crescent frater- nity; Robert Gottschalk and Don Wil- liams of Delta Omega Phi. May Fete Miss Helm ; lc. fee was crowned Queen of the May, and Ross Mendfll was recognized as th? Student Prince at the annual May F ' ete the afternoon of Friday, May 5. The procession was led by the daisy chain, which consisted of thirty girls dress?d in white. Jean Claris Stewart and Maxine Brooks, as pages, followed. The couple proceeded to the throne, where Miss McAfee was crowned by Richard Ricker, presi- dent of Blue Key : Ruth Lomax, presi- dent of Purple .A.rqus, presented th? scepter to Mr. Mendell. The queen and prince were attended by two couples from each class. The senior attendants were Jane Albaugh and Luther Powell : .Aileen Kinyon and Don Otto. Juniors were Doroths Knight and Kenneth I ' Vohardt ; . u(l- rev Smith and Wayne Stewart. Sophomores were Elva Fortune and James Tipton : Luella Patton and Glenn Stringfellow. The freshmen were Maxin? Cope and Ralph Bow- master ; Ruth Sallenbach and Ted Boyd. Twenty-fcur ' esleyan girls staged a May pole dance, which was followed by th3 inter-sorority and fraternit - sing. Miss Vera Upton, Miss Kath- ryn Dean, and Mr. Paul Lebar. all of Lincoln, judged the sing. Willard sorority and Phi Kappa Tau fraternity were awarded trophies for winning first places in their divisions. This was followed by tap- ping for members into Purjilc . r(|u- and Blue Ke -. . s a climax to the da_ ' s activities an all-uni ' ersity party was sponsored by the " W " club in the gymnasium. FLarl Hill ' s eight-piece band furnished the nuisic for dancing. Football blan- kets and " W " sweaters and jackets formed the l)ackground for the plat- form. Refreshments were sold at an old-time bar at one end of the g ni. . shoi ' t program duiing intermission consisted of the following numbers : vocal selection by Gerald ' (Gardner, accompanied b - Coach Dwigh; Thomas : .se eral dance numbers by Roberta Reiher ' s dancing class, ac- companied by Mrs. Dwight Thomas; choral selection by Phi Kappa Tau fraternity, directed by Homer Hix. Don Olio was master of ceremonies. Mr. and .Mr Dean Susan C. the parlw V J. . . Parstms and ' . Lewis chajjeroned Page 38 Purple Arqus Tht ' [)iir[)iisf III ' I ' urplf Arcjus. linal senior vvomens hiiiiDrary socitMy. i- to pronidtc a spirit of lioodwill on the campus and to sponsor worthy activities. Memljers are chos t-n from the junior class on the basis of scholar- ship, friendly and democratic spirit, anfi partici|)atioii in rtudent activities. Pur[ile . r(|us activities include the (kli ery of sororit_ ' invitations to jiiris who are to be pladned ; co-operatin,n with Ih? ' e]krs of the lirown in spon- soring the annual Honiecominj; cele- bration; and with Blue Key, directins;; the .Ma - fete. Members of Purple Arqus for 1938- 1939 are: Ruth Lomax, presidenl. Alpha Delta Theta : Zella Wafers, secretarv, .Mpha (iamma Delta; Paul- ine Hamilton, treasurer, iileu Thoniie ; Marjorie ( ra l)ill. . lpha (iamma Delta; .Mafl e Youni;. ' ilhird ; and W ' ilma Lyon. Hleu Thonge. Memjjers tapped for membership for 1939-1940 are: Phyllis Fuchser, . lpha Delta Theta : Mars aret Thom- son, Bleu Thoni e ; Dorothy- Knight. .Mpha (iamma Delta; Doris Mlew- field. Willard; and Dorothy Peters. .- lpha (iamma Deltji. (y Kiir.iiil.. .Sl ir:pi.t 1 ' Ih. ' !: ' v F,lc , rl• Ui»s M -ikIc ' I. ■c. ;iii.l II.-l.Ti IVIcAfcf, Mnr CJilw-n. ■ I Pauline HamilKm. Zella Wniiers. Wilma Lyon. MadKe YnunK, Marjorie Gray- li M. Hiith I.I. max. Page 39 Ideal Plainsman Ideal Plainswoman Xye Bond, a past president of Delta Omega Phi fraternity ; retiring president of the local Y. M. C. A. ; a member of Blue Key, national honorary society for senior men : Psi Chi, national psycholog_ - cluij ; Kappa Chi, student pastors ' or- ganization: Student council; and Stu- dent Christian Fellowship. Marjorie Gra bill. past president of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority, and mem- bre of Purple Arqus. honorary society for senior women, and Panhellenic council. She sang the leading roles in ' esleyan s operas, Smetana ' s " Bartered Bride " and Romberg ' s " Student Prince. " Pa. e 40 Y W. C. A, I..ri 1,1 liuht-l Tiinos-b .l:iiH- H:itch, Ni-v;i Kl;. rinht. 1)1. lis Hli-wlicld. I ' auline Hniiiiitnn. Phyllis J- ' uchscr. Maitrarel Thomson. Kutn Ltiinax. Dnii, Matz. Rachel Stephenson The year 1 39 marks fifty _ ears nf ' . W. C. A. on the campus (if Nebraska Wesleyan uni- versity. It was or,t;anize(i in a small third floor room in Main buildinsi with Miss Abbie Hums, former Wesleyan instructor in (ierman. as its first president. Since then it has become an in fiuential organization for women on the campus, and the present Y. V. room with its facilities for rest, friendly contacts, and information has become a common meeting place for members and friends. Activities for this year began with a Friend- ship tea, the first Sunday of the school year, for freshman girls. The traditional memljer- ship banquet and candlelight service were given at Urst Methodist church on October l.v The day before Thanksgiving vacation brought a Thanksgiving vesper service in charge of the worship commission. Christmas time found Janey Bray and her commission buying gifts for the bo s of .Mothers ' Jewels home at " S ' ork. Speakers for the regular meetings during the ear included Miss Frances Drake of the Lin- coln •. W. C. A.; Mrs. C. L. .Meek of Uni- ersit_ - Place: Dr. Phoebe .Mae Hopper, former Fnglish professor at Nebraska Wesleyan; Miss Louise Lomax, city Girl Reserve secretary : iNliss Fsther Ostlund, of the University of Nebraska y. W. ; Miss L rie Wiesner. of the personnel department at .Miller and Paine ' s; Mrs. E. Guy ( " utshall : and .Miss Mamie Corns, commercial instructor at Wesle an. .Vgain this year the Y. W. C. .A. raised $100 as its annual gift to its sister college, Isabella Thoburn, in Lucknow. India. Since 1917. no year has passed without this contribution. Elective offices for this year were held by Pauline Hamilton, president ; Ruth Lomax, vice- president : Phyllis Fuchser, secretary : and Rachel Stephenson, treasurer. Officers for the year iq39.40 are Phyllis Fuchser, president; Nev;i Ebright, vice-president; Rachel Stepher retary ; and Marion Swanson, treasury W. G. Bishop will again serve as fa viser. I.efl— .laney Bray. anor .luily. Cladys Mason. Y. M.C, A. Dr. Uly. ItiohanI Rick-r. .larii -s Tii " n. Nye Tinnd, Max Kt-niliii , ' . Warn ii .l !iiwt )!i. Vance .!anirs. With the purpose of promoting the intellectual, moral, and reliijious welfare of youn.ii men en- rolled at Nebraska W ' esleyan, the Youn,i Men ' s Christian Association started off the year ' s acti- vities with an All-Wesleyan mixer in the gym in cooperation with the Y. W. C. A. Next, a membership drive headed by James Tipton and Warren Johnston was staged, culminating in a membership banciuet in the Wesleyan cafeteria. Another event was the annual stag held at the city Y. M. C. A. where approximately 75 men enjoyed the recreational facilities. Publi- cation of the Student Handbook, sponsored by Y. M., occurred early in the school year. Vance James was editor and Darrell Randall business manager. Carl Christeps?n, Olan Terrell and Lloyd Mullis attended the Wayne training conference in March, and in April a Wesleyan delegation went to Crete for the spring stag retreat. On various occasions, the Y. M. and Y. W. sold refreshments to raise money for the Estcs Park conference. The Y. M. will send at least one delegate to the conference which lasts from June 9 to 19. The Y. ] I. room, haven for weary students, is provided with facilities for study, rest, and recreation. The clink of ping pong paddles, the buzz of someone snatching a few minutes of sleep, or the rustle of the pages of " Life " , " Time " , or " Readers ' Digest " can frequently be heard. Throughout the ear the organization ' s meet- ings were sponsored by four commission groups which dealt with _ ()uth and its problems. Yanre James, Harold Secund, . 1 Croft, and George Beebe headed the groups which provided speakers. Coach Dwight P. Thomas, Prof. J. A. Par- sons and Dr. Roy J. W. Ely have been this year ' s sponsors. Striving for physical fitness, mental train- ing, religious idealism, social fellowship, eco- nomic and vocational guidance, and a balanced personality, the Y. yi. C. A. has a definite duty to fulfill, and is an important factor in character building on the Nebraska ' esleyan campus. Leoran Spooner irritates the liiaiio Men leU and Bob Nisley look at " Life " Track It wa n ' t the fact that Thuiio Mc- Crady ' s men won their eleventh cdii secutive crown that thrilled spectators at the N.C.A.C. track and lield meet at Hastini s, but the battle staged for second place between Wesleyan and York. Coach Thomas ' athletes, de pendins; almost entirel_ - u[)on their prowess on the track, lost to the I ' an- thers by half a point. On the cinders, the I ' lainsmen. a ' - temptin to overcome a field strenjjth deticit. won five out of nine special- ties and numerous seconds and thirds. Only Lloyd Pierce and Larry Price placed in the field. K. Randall ended a brilliant track career, runnin.i his last le on the winning relay team. His final efforts as a Plainsman also netted him another first in his lontj list of half-mile victories. Kyle also ran in a dead heat with his brother, Merle, for second in the 440 yard sprint before assisting; in the relay. Merle Randall was the outstandinsi; runner of the meet. Competins in five events, he won the century, the 220 yard dash, took a tie for second in the 440. lost out in the low hurdles which he had ne -er run before, and anchored the relay (juartet. Ernest Bartley won the quarter, X ' ance James placed second in the 220 and fourth in the century, and Johnnv Staten ran a close third in the half mile. C ' ompu Below — The half-nxile re!ay team compo.?e i " f Vance James. Merle Randall. Ernest Bartley ami Kyle Randall won the event numer ius times Ihruvrhout thf season, including a win at the N.C.AC. confereiU ' ■ meet held at Hastings May lH. W,,,-.,- Hon Williams and Clayton .Mc. oliir.- newcomers in the hurdles events. heft — .lohn Staten. iron man. runs the iiuarter and the half mile. He ' as on the winning half- mile relay and foothall lettermen ' s relay teams which placed first at the Hastings Relays. tations .t;ave Hastings 50 ' - points, York 3 7- ' 4, Wesleyan 37%, and Doane and Midhmd 3514 and SVi points respectively. Relays Coach Thomas ' crack sprint men inaugurated the 1939 season, traveling to . ustin to compete in the Texas relays. The Randall brothers, Kyle and Merle, Johnny Staten, Charlie burroughs, and Ernest Hartley made up the quintet that formed two relay quartets. They scored a fourth in the medley but failed to place in the SSO-yard relay. W ' ksi.eyan-Doane-York The first regular track- and field meet of the season found Wesleyan host to Doane and York. Decidedlv weak in the field, the Plainsmen took a close second to York ' s well-balanced Panthers. York had 61 points. Wes- leyan 59 ' V|., and Doane 42i i . Plainsman superiority on the cin- derways was clearly evidenced as thev cop|5ed 49 points in the dashes and long distances. Merle Randall ran the century dash with a 9.9 time and Kyle Randall reliably won the 880 in the time of 2:11 :3. Weslevan won the 220-yard dash. L Randall anrl HurrouL ' hs tying at the finish : the 440 as Hartle ' won his first of the season : and the 880-yard relay. K. Randall, X ' ance James, Burroughs and M. Ran- dall winning handily in 1:36.1. Bur- roughs copoed Wesleyan ' s only blue ribbon in the field, hurling the javelin 165 ' 3 " . Hastings Riciavs Realizing that their main strength la ' in their track prowess, a deter- mined crew of Plainsmen headed west to compete in the annual Hastings re- o - - Above — George Panzer and Gerald Hicks, dis- tance runners, placed in various mi ' e and two- mile runs during the season. Hicks won the half-mile event at the Peru five-way meet. lays. They returned with the Has- tings Relays title. Besides defending their 880 and football lettermen ' s relay events suc- cessfully, ' esleyan " s speed specialist, Merle Randall, won his qualifying heat in the 100-yard dash with a time of 9.9 to equal the relays record. He came back later to win the finals of the event, Hurroughs placing fourth in the same. Burroughs also claimed a third in the javelin, whipping the shaft 172 ' 9 " . Below — Harold Ellis, sprints, and Harvey Feyer- herm, javelin, showed continued improvement throughout the season. Yf Wl It marked the first time since 19, 0 that a Nebraska team had won th-: title. Coach Thomas ' crack runners piled up 21 points to win over the Tarkio Owls who had 20. The 880- ard relay team, winning for the sec- ond consecutive year, was com poseri of K. Randall. Staten, Burroughs, and AI. Randall, runnini; the distance in 31.1. The footijall lettermen, who also came through, were Raleigh Rip- ey, Don Williams, Staten and Bur- roughs. .ANS.AS Rki.AVS The Plainsman mentor took four members of the relay teams to Law- rence. Kansas on .April 22 to com- pete in the college division of the annual Kansas relays. Intending to enter the (juartet in the 880 and sprint medley races. Thomas pulled into Mt. Oread stadium with the Randall rothers, Burrou.ghs, and Bartlev. The Alio e — Charles Hurrnujrhs holds the school javelin record, anti is second only lO M, Rand.ill in sprints in the conference. Injured early in the season, he wa.s lost to the squad this year. quartet was heading for an easy first in their heat of the 880-yard race when a faulty exchange of the baton dis(|ualified them on the final lap. Peru 5- av Meet. . crippled crew of track men trav- eled to Peru Teachers for their next meet, a five-sc|uad fray invohinn the Plainsmen, York, Doane, Midland, and Peru. Thomas was minus the services of Burroughs, destined to lay out of competition for the remainder of the season due to a wrenched back and Kyle Randall, retained at hoim i)y honors examinatinos. ( " onfining their efforts to the cinder- ways alone, Wesleyan placed third. Merle Randall performed brilliantly, omitting the century dash to win the 440 and 220. He later came back to anchor a victorious 880-rela_ ' team. Jerry Hicks won the 880 in the fine time of 2 :08 and ran third in the mile, while George Panzer placed second in the two mile and fourth in the mile. Ato e — Bill Nichoj. a newcomer in the sprintji. I ' ntl Warren Johnston, distance runner, par- ticipated in (inly a few meets, but show promise of future development. Vance James annexed a .sjoori second in the furlonn dash, while Bartlev got second in the C|uarter mile and a fourth in the furlonii. .Staten, still under the weather due to flu, ably supported the relay team to a victory. Below, Ciauile Clements, discus and pole vault, in his events met some of the strongest opposi- tion in the N.C.A.C. conference. TarKIO TKIA.Ncai ak At I ' arkio, Mo. a triangular l)ei vecn Peru, Wesleyan, and Tarkio colleue was held. The Thomasmen, overcome by Tarkio ' s I ' leld prowess, placed f-econd. The Plainsmen practically swcpi rimninji performances, winning seven of ten track specialties. The Randalls won four blue ribbons between them in individual events and then supported the mile and 880-yar(l relay teams to victory. Pan cer added win Xo. 7 in the mile. Merle Randall stepped off the centur_ - dash in 9.7 ;-econds. his fastest time to that date. " Cass ' also breezed in home with a win in the fur- long in 22.4. Kyle won the 440 and 880- ar(l runs, while Hartley placed second in the (|uar- ter and fourth in the 220. In the distances, Hicks added seconds in the mile and 800-yard runs. Staten came in third in the half. In the sprints, James placed third in the furlong. The victorious relay teams were composed of Hicks. Staten. Hartley, and K. Randall in the mile quartet; and Hill Xichol, K. Randall. James and M. Randall in the half-mile team. Below — K.v ' e Randall, the ereatest half-miler ever U repre- L-ent the Yellow an l Brown, has held the school record ever since he was a freshman, lowering: it at the Hastings live-way meet this year. He was a member of the record-hreakini mile and half-mile re!ay teams. At the conference meet this year. Kyle terminated a brilliant track career at Wesleyan. winning the 8S0-yard run and teamintr up with M. Randall to make possible a slam in the 440. besides running on the winning relay team. ' " . l«r.c .Ml;;.. K;iii,lall i uil.. uni-.n ' .; |..i..n " lrli -i.ih, ' anil guarter-milers of lliL ' middle west- He hoUls the .-.chool and conference 220 records, the school 440 record, and this y. i-r was timed in 9.7 for the 100-yard dash. He was also n member of tlie record-breaking mile and half-mile relay teams. At this year ' s conference meet. Merle won the 100, 220. and anchored the winning half-m. ' Ie relay team. Hastings Pkxtagonai. The week preceding the conference meet found the Wesleyan team journeying to Has- tings for an affair involving Hastings, Omaha v.. York, Doane, and the Plainsmen. Again the Plainsmen scored heavily in the dashes and distances, but failed to present suft ' icient field strength to cope with the well-balanced teams of first-place Hastings and second-place York. Wes- levan ran third, comini; within two points of York. The Randalls were brilliant factors for the home crew, winning four firsts between them and supporting the undefeated relay team. James turned in two strong thirds in the 100-yard dash and furlong; Hartley the same in the 440; and Panzer came in fourth in the mile. Coach Thomas varied things a bit in this meet, K le Randall winning in the century and the 880 and Merle in the 220 and the 440. He also ran Staten. Williams, and Merle in the low hurdles, but they failed to place. ■PW mmm team and who were co-sitiKles N.C.A.C. made a c ' ean sweep of their c mference dual and went on to eliminate all other con- erence championships where they met in veil winninc feats in team play in four years of conference com- petition. Souders disposed of his rival, and Keith came through in three sets to down his man. The Plainsmen set out for York on the first of May for a conference match. The ' emerged with their second victory, defeating the Panthers. 4-2. Both doubles teams came through and the singles division split. Powell and Souders won the singles as Luke had an easy time while Souders waited out his man and won in straight sets. The doubles affair between Geis-Keith and Thomason-Marvel was a thriller, the Thomasmen copping the lirst set, 7-5. and the second, 6-3. After a rest of a day, the Methodists were on the road again, heading for Fremont this time after their third circuit victory. Hitting their stride, they walked all over the Midland crew, blanking them 6-0 for their third straight victory. Every one of the Wesleyan netters went full tilt in vanquishing the Warriors, Powell, Souders, Keith, and Geis all handling their rivals easily. The DeFreese brothers offered the stiffest competition for the losers, but the high-riding Plainsmen weren ' t to lie stopped. The next da_ ' the tennis team journeyed to Tar- kio with the track team. The netters, minus the ser- vices of Powell, ran into their second loss of the season as the Missourians laced them up, 4-2. Souders and Keith scored the lone wins for the home crew, both winning their singles matches. Geis put up a battle in losing his single play, pushing his rival to three sets ; while Metzler lost in straight sets. Th ' - Owls swept the doubles division. (Continued on next pape) Tennis Luther Powell climaxed a most successful four years tennis competition at Nebraska ' esleyan when he won clear title to the N.C.A.C. singles champion- ship on the Midland college courts Saturday, May 20. Powell eliminated his own doubles mate. Filbert Souders, in the finest match of thL tournament by scores of 7-5, 4-6, 6-1. Both finalists swept through their opposition in reaching their play-off. In the doubles division, lidland ' s netmen registered an upset when they tipped over the favored Yellow and Brown pair, Bruce Keith and Merle Geis. by a slim margin in two sets. The doubles team of Hastings later trimmed Midland to win that division. The matches ended the season for the Plainsmen, who went through a tv iical successful Wesleyan campaign. April 21 the first home match was played as a touring ' State team invaded Lincoln for Wes- leyan ' s first competition. The victory went to the Staters by a 5-1 margin as th? Plainsmen showed rustiness du? to lack of outdoor practice. Luther Powell, No. 1 man of the home crew for the last three years, and Elbert Souders teamed up in the doubles to score the only Wesleyan victory after the men from Manhattan had swept the simrles. The netters hit the road for Hastings a week later for their first N.C.- .C. competition. They marked down their initial win, 4-2, as Powell, .Souder. ' -, and Keith all drubbed their opponents in the singles, and the doubles combinations split even. Powell and Souders winning. Powell ' s singles vic- tory started his last lap ; ' s a college star with no de- Below — Ripht, Left — Bruce Keith and Merle Geis, who played Nos. ' i and 4 respectively. Wesleyan ' s only repre- sentatives in doubles in the conference championship, were defeated by a slim margin in an upset instiKated by Mid- land ' s raciiuetmen. TEXXIS (Continiitii from pa- re 46) Enteriim iiUn their stiffesl week, the Phiinsmen returned to wimiini; form as the - rode the Hastiniis lironcos l)y a 4-2 count in a return match at Lin- cohi. The win kejit the Thomasmen ' s conference slate clear. Powell added to his record of wins with a 7-5 vic- tory ami went on to blank his man, 6-0 in the second. .Souders was forced to three sets in winninic his singles. Wesleyan ' s doubles teams captured their matches, both pairs needing three sets to win. After a days rest, the men from Wesleyan again played host to a con- ference rival as the ' performed in a return match with " ork college in Lincoln. They racked up conference win Xo. 5 in nearly blanking th ' ' { ' anther ' s by a 5-1 margin. With the exception of .Met .ler. who was once more playing lu fourth man in th ' - absence of I ' owell. every Plainsman swept his singles match, then com- bined to mon( | )li .e the doubles as Powell arrived in lime to pair U|) with .Souders ; Keith and Geis forming the other team. The Wesleyan crew set out for a two-da road trip, Friday, May 12. with Washburn college and a return affair with Kansas State slated. The (|uartet, Powell, Souders. Keith, and (leis. lost heavily to the Kansans. 5-!, as Powell registered the only singles victory, Luke beat (ireen. a former Creighton prep tennis standout, need- ing ' three sets lo turn tlie trick. The rc t of the da was all Washburn ' s as they . wept through Wesleyan ' s forces, grabbing the remaining singles and sweei)ing the doubles. The .Xcbraskans arriving in Man- hattan Saturda -, went into their matches decidedly weary. This was evidenced as the ' i!dcats blanked the Plainsmen ()-0, the first such score for the Thomasmen in several seasons. Powell, though suffering one of his rare singles defeats, put up a game battle as did Souders , Keith, and (;eis. The doubles went the same way as the strong Big Six squad won, though Powell and So iders pushed the winners to three long sets before bowing. CREEN FURNACE I PLUMBING COMPANY j FATHER AND SON j IVI2800 2815 No. 48th St ! + + ■ — ■ + mXLAP OPTICAL COMPANY SERVING STUDENTS FOR 21 YEARS Chauncey M. Smith, Optometrist 120 No 12th St. B-316 ' j TYPEWRITERS ■+ i SALE RENT Special long time rental rates [ 1 1 M ' CORMICK TYPEWRITER CO. j DISTRIBUTORS ! 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WITHIN THE WESLEYAN ON THE SQUARE ARCH . . the shifting squares of registration cards.. . . . brightly plaided squares in collegiate clothing . . . . . the strong square shoulders on football heroes. . . . . the wooden squares of classroom furniture . . . . . the gold lettered black square of an old, old book, the Bible . . . . . square corners turned by the marching band . . . . . the desire to square up with the favorite prof ' s ideals. ... j, . . the firm handshake of a fraternity brother who is on the square . ..square-cut " sparklers " in brand-new engagement rings... . . ' he brown leather satin-lined square diploma of graduation . . . . . delicious fudge squares out of the big box from home. . . " These t iiiigs I )oiiiid, on the square, " NICKI, ' of -37 Opposite Pa,e, CHANCELLOR BENfAMIN F. SCHWARTZ SERIES XXXVI II MARCH, 1939 No. 4 I ' ubiished monthly in November. January, February, March, April and May. by the Nebraska Wesleyun University. Lincoln, Nebraska. Entered as second-class matter and accepted for mailing at special rate of postage provided for in Section 417, P. L. and R. Act, August 24. 1912, authorized January 6, 1930. Bulletins are sent to all who request them. Address, ReiJ:istrar, NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1 ' m m aL . ' s .»-. 9 ; $% Graduate schools place a premium on Wesleyan students trained in small gi-oups with a private research laboratory for advanced students and two large and well-equipped laboratories for freshmen and sophomores. Chemistry Work in chemistry has both a cultural and a professional value. The discipline of scientific inquiry develops the skill required for technical achievement in industry and in research ; and it strengthens character through the necessity for personal integrity in securing and stating results. $1,400 ASSISTANTSHIPS Last year two Nebraska Wesleyan chemistry graduates received assistantships amounting to SI, 400.00, bringing the total value of fellow- ships granted to chemistry graduates in the last 20 years to $52,000. Courses offered include: Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chem- istry for Nurses, Qualitative Analysis, Organic Qualitative Analysis, Organic Preparations, Elementary Physical Chemistry. Organic Chemistry, and Quantitative Analysis. W. S. GILL.4M Professor of Chemistry Geography-Geology With new interest in the conservation of the natiu ' al resources, timber, soil, water, and minerals: state, regional, and federal organizations are demanding more trained i;eographers and geologists than are available. The undergraduate training required for such positions is offered by the Nebraska Wesleyan university department in geog- raphy and geology, and many students are taking advantage of it. VALUABLE FELLOWSHIP Ralph Olson ' 35 of Newman Grove, student of Dr. Clark, is one of four students in the United States this year to receive an American Field Service fellowship from the American University Union. One of the most valuable fellowhsips available to American students, this pays all expenses for residence work in France. Mr. Olson is writing a dissertation for his Ph.D. on the political geography of Luxembourg, and is spending his vacation in continental travel. OUTSTANDING AUTHOR Dr. Clark is author of the books. " Geography in the Grades " , " Geography of Nebraska " , " Unit Studies in Geography " , which was listed by the A. L. A. as one of the 60 best books in Education of the year, and " Geography in the Schools of Europe. " These books have been written into the courses of study of most modern public schools of America. ROSE B. CLARK Professor of Geography and Geology Much of her study was done at the Uni- versity of Chicago and in New York with the American Geographical Society under direction of Dr. Isaiah Bowman, now president of John Hopkins university. Dr. Clark is listed in American Men of Science, Who ' s Who Am(mg American Women, Lead- ing Women of America, Who ' s Who Among North Am ' rica n Authors, Who ' s Who in American Education, and Educational Lead- ers. COURSES OFFERED 1. Human Geofjrraphy 2. Geoprraphy of Nebraska 3. Conservation and Land Utilization 4. Physical Geology ,■ . Economic Geography 6. Geography of Latin America 7. Geography of North America 8. Geography of Europe 9. Geography nf Asia 10. Historical Geology U. Current World Problems Students learn that Geography and Geology are concerned with far more than the loca- tion of dots on a map. On numerous field trips they watch the state ' s largest cement plant in action : visit rock .marries and brick kilns in operation ; see conservation projects where the long hills are laid out in great contoured pattern.s ; and learn of rocks, soil and minerals at first hand from the master teacher who knows them well. No dry facts m the luid trip study of t.ieology. :1 Coach Dwight Thomas came to Wesleyan in 1937 after 13 years at Hastings high school where his football teams won over 70 percent of their games and his basketball teams won over 80 percent. Graduate of Nebraska U. in 1918, Thomas was active in school affairs, being a member of the Innocents and member of Alpha Tau Omega. Coach Dwight Thomas LIGHTS IN THE WESLEYAN BOWL JERRY ADAMS. Line Coach Guided by the genial coach pictured on the opposite page. Plainsman varsity ath- letics offer letter sweaters in football, basketball, track, and tennis. Possession of the coveted -W " sweater automatically admits a man to the ' ' W club which sponsors various activiti s. including the choosing of the " W " club Sweetheart at Homecoming time in the fall. FOOTBALL- BASKETBALL Driving down the home stretch in 1938. Coach Thomas brought his gridmen through with two victori-s and one tie in the final three games for a season record of four won. four lost, and one tied. " In and out " playing marked the season of the P f} " " ' " basketball team which has either captured or shared the N.C.A.C. conference title for the last three years. Coasting easily over all comers at mid -season hey found trouble hitting the basket as the season closed, and dropped games, which brought their final percentage to .500. Men ' s Athletics TRACK Plainsman track stars, headed by Kyle and Merle Randall, of Fairbury, and Charlie Burroughs, of Rockford. attended the Texas relays in Austin this year; and are expec ed to make a good showing at the Kansas and Drake relays With Ernest Hartley and John Staten of Lincoln, the Plainsman relay teams are unbeaten m the state and dominate the N.C.A.C. conference. Coach Thomas and his men with 21 points total d-feated other teams from Nebraska, South Dakota. Colorado, and Kansas at the Hastings relays. TENNIS The Plainsman tennis learn numbers among its victims the University of Kansas. Hastings Doane. Midland, Central, Omaha. Tarkio. and Peru. Luther Powell of Martell. and Elbert Souders. of Lincoln, are conference co-singles chamoions while Arthur Barrett and Bayard Taylor. Lincoln, hold the doubles titles. In the last three years, Wesleyan ' s tennis teams have lost no team matches to conference opponents. FRESHMAN MATERIAL Graduating 13 football, basketball, track, and tennis stars in June. 1939. Nebraska Weslevan offers real opportunity for freshman material. And quoting the Lincoln Journal and Star Coach Thomas, known to his men as " Tommy " , " knows his business . Worm ' s Eye View The worm is the cameraman stretched out flat on his back. In the huJdIe beEinninK at the lower left corner and goins counter-clockwise are CHARLES BURROUGHS, flashy for- ward Rockford: lankv LAVAUN PRICE, center. Lincoln: forward ELBERT SOUDERS. Lincoln, high scorer of the Plainsmen: scrappy .lOHN STATEN. iruard. Lincoln; and All- Conference guard, XEIL DAVIS. Lincoln. 7) students find the study of jnurnalisni around the copy desk and at the i rintini? plant intormaily interestirt : and informative. WENDELL L. HOFFMAN Director of Publicity and Journalism Six hours study of the history of journalism with the practical writing courses will complete a journalism minor. journalism 1. Eight salaried student positions are available on the " Wesleyan " and the " Plainsman " ' , paper and magazine, ranging from .i 30 for assistants to $350 in commissions for the advertising manager of the paper. Editors average salaries of $150. 2. Only college journalism course in Nebraska offering a tie-up with a city newspaper. Students edit and manage the " Wesleyan " , weekly seven-column four page paper issued to the entire student body and have complete editorial charge of the " Uni. Place Xews " , community paper circulated to residents of northeast Lincoln. This tie-up has a combined circulation of 3,500. 3. Leading editorial staff positions are open to juniors and seniors through recommendations of the journalism department head and the student publications board. Awards are on the basis of previous experience as reporters and assistant editors. 4. Laboratory work in reporting, editing, and newspaper management constitutes 50 percent of the six-hour in " Introduction to Journalism. " Four hours are offered in " . dvanced Reporting " for advanced students in ke positions on the newspaper staffs. .Assistance is given worthy students in securing employment. COURSES OFFERED K. GLENN CALLEN I rofessor of Political Science and Sociology 1. National Government 2. State Government of Nebraska 3. Applied Sociology 4. General Sociology 5. City and Local Gov ' t. 6. Essentials in National and State Constitutions 7. Comparative Gov ' ts. 8. Constitutional Law and Development 9. Social Legislation 10. Population Problems 11. Labor Problems 12. Criminology and Penology 13. Public Welfare and Relief 14. American Party System CONGRESSMAN CARL CURTIS Former Wesley:ui .student of government. Political Science and Sociology 1. Graduates of the Wesleyan pre-social work course have taken work in recent years in the social work schools of Denver, Chicago, Boston, and Atlanta, Ga. 2. Arrangements are made for the prs-social work students to do volun- teer work in the social agencies of Lincoln so that they may deter- mine the field of social work which they wish to follow. 3. Wesleyan pre-law students have recently graduated from the law schools of Harvard, Nebraska, and Michigan, and are practicing law in Nebraska and in the neighboring states. 4. Dr. E. Gbnn Callen served the Nebraska Conference of Social Work as its president in 1935 and is still active in the conference program. 5. Recently Dr. Callen represented the United States Department of Labor and the Federal Social Security Board in conducting civil service examinations in Nebraska. The Nebraska Stale Capitol furnishes an interesting laboratory for students of government at Wesleyan. Richard Smith and James Ackerman of Lincoln, Wesleyan Pre- Law. Harvard law school graduates, now practising in Lincoln. Dr. CaMen in conference with students who are doing volunteer work in social welfare at the Lincoln Social Welfare Society. Tuxedoes and miilti-colored party frocks mingle at the Crescent formal in the University club. Below, Life in fraternities offers relaxation between the busy rounds of classroom, laboratory, chapel, and athletic fields. Social Life Two of the most popular students at the Plainsman university elected by popular vote of the student body are the " Big Snob " and " Old Grouch " . These complimentary derogatory titles typify a demo- cratic campus social life centering in a series of all-university parties in the gymnasium, the campus party room, or the foyer of the university libr.nry. More personal relationships are developed in the variegated pattern of everyday work and weekend play of the fraternity and sorority home. Here students may entertain their " dates " ; have fire- side parties; and take part in the more elaborate functions of group life, climaxed in the mid-winter formal season. Then men and women in tuxedoes and formal party dresses entertain at downtown hotels and theaters. Fraternity and sorority life at Wesleyan in your choice of high ranking national or local organizations is insxpensive. Housemothers preside over the chapter houses and act as guide, mentor, and friend of the members. The cost of living in a fraternity as an active mem- ber, including board, room, and dues for one school year averages $23G, Similar residence at a sorority averages about $262. A corner of the living room ami a part of the music room of the Willard sorority. On the fireplace is the scholarship cup aiul the I ' lue kev won at the 193S " Kig Snob-Oltl Grouch " party. Below — Phi Kappa Tau living room, spa- cious and comfortable. Domestic Interlude Going to college on a small margin is not only possible but it ' s what the honor roll students and campus leaders are doing every day. They spend $150 for tuition: $108 for room and board; $17 for books; and $25 for clothes. They earn money by working in offices, and save it by being their own housemothers. They may further re- duce the expenses with scholarships. CHANCES TYPEWRITERS For the girl who types her way through college, Jean Schrunk, of Lynch, there are no office hours. She merely changes typewriters from one at the desk of Dr. E. Glenn Callen, head of the political science department, to the one on her study table. Beautifully lacquered nails are an essential to the coed business girl. Wilmetta Stake, Burchard, who types for John Brox, supervisor of grounds and buildings, finds time in a busy day to beautify hers. LICHT HOUSEKEEPINC For girls who do light housekeeping like Harriot Price, of Table Rock, and Maxine Brooks, of Osceola, the dishes are soon washed. Edna Cunningham, Meadow Grove, beats her room- mates to the iron and gets her skirt pressed for an eight o ' clock class. GRAHAM A. BARRINGER Professor of History COURSES 1. Survey Modern Europs 1500-1925 2. American History Ancient History Medieval History English History Diplomatic History of U. S. World Civilization 8. World History Since 1914 9. The Renaissance and the Reformation 10. The American Frontier 11. The South Before 1860. Dr. Barrinner ' s assistants offer his students help in the study of maps and their relation to current world history. History It is necessary that an individual have a historical background to understand and appraise epochal developments in the world today. Survey courses a re offered to give this background of culture to the liberal arts student. Specialized courses are especially planned to meet the needs of prospective teachers, pre-law students, and those interested in English and the Social Sciences. Mathematics Mathematics forms a basis for extensive education in such fields as phvsics and the allied subjects such as radio, electrical measurements, and mechanics. It is also required in chemistry, engineering, surveying, astronomv, and archi- tecture. COURSES 1. College Algebra 2. Trigonometry 3. Analytic Geometry 4. Solid Geometry 5. Spherical Trigonometry and Solid Anal. Geometry 6. Dilf. Calculus 7. Integral Calculus 8. Adv. Calculus !). College Geometry 10. Theory of Equations 11. Diff. Equations 12. Mathematics of Investment IN THE PICTURE A student receives instruction in ihe use of the calculating machine. JOHN M. HOWIE Professor of Mathematics This course is valuable because of practice in recognizing relevani and irrelevant facts in such pro- fessions as law and education. (14 ItEAN F. A. AI.ABASTEU Professor of Classical Languages ami Literatures - ' DK. R. IV CUFI- Dean Elect of the College of Liberal Arts LANGUAGES ETHEL I.OIISB BOOTH Associate I ' rotessor of English MAIMETTA SNdW Professor of Modern LanKuages ENGLISH CLASSICAL 1. English 1 2. 3. English 2 English Literature 1. New Testament Greek 2. Everyday Greek 4. American Literature 3. Latin 5. 8. Romant-c Period Victorian Period Plautus Nepos Cicero 7. The Novel Vergil S. The Short Stoiy Horace 9. Biojrraphy 4. English Translations of 10 Modern Drama Greek and Latin Class ' cs U. 12 Contemporary Poetry Dante and Epic MODERN Literature I. French 13 14 Chaucer Shakespeare BeEinnirif? Composition and Conversation 1. " ,. Milton Survey of French 16 Browning: Literature 17. Trans ' ations trom Greek and Roman 2. German Elementary Intermediate Classics Scientific 18 Arthurian Legend Modern Novel 19 Advanced Writing Composition and Conversation 20 History of the English Modern Drama Language Classic Period BEUNiCE X. ham;i:i;i ' Assistant Professor in En}j:lish Freshman English class receives its graded papers from the English postoffice. (Ivanced writing workshop. ' w ' ' J. C. JENSEN Professor of Physics Physics and Astronomy Lightning and radio research have given Dr. J. C. Jensen an international repu- tation. Because of his wide repute and per- sonal contacts with leaders in the many fields of engineering. Dr. Jensen is able to place his students in the best positioiis available. Graduates of his department are found in the employ of radio stations, electrical companies, research laboratories, and airplane manufacturers. OUTSTANDING GRADUATES Twenty-seven graduates of the depart- ment have been appointed to scholarships and assistantships in great universities for graduate study, and some of them hold positions on the teaching staffs of such schools as Columbia, Pittsburgh, Alabama Polytech, and Armour Institute. COURSES A Surve.v 7. Moileru Ph.vsics 1. Mechanics and S. Hisior.v of Pli.vsics Heat ' .1. Meteorolojjy 2. Electricil.v. .Sunnd 1(1. Uadio and Lijiht 11. . nalytical 3. Electrical Mecliauics Measurements 12. Advanced Elect. 4. Dynamos and and .Magnetism Motors 1. " .. I ' liysical Optics 6. Aeronautics 11. l e.scriplive C. I ' holofjraiili.v A.stronomy IN 1 111: PICTUUES T( i . Clnssrooui siiiily of astronomy is aiig- ineiilt ' d [ y work with the six -inch teU ' Scope atiil I lie III pridian 1 raiisit instrument in tin nM-fml riiMiri! Knsi ' Mi nu)rial observatory. OMitcr. .V strolioscoi)e, constructed in llu ' physics department shoi». used for tlie slinlx of olijccis movin;:: at liiyrh speed. Smdenis becenn- familiar wilh tlie operation of a lar{?e variety n( measuring instruments, motors, reeliticrs, and jienerators. Anionj the latter is included a (loKVA Westinybouse Tnrbo-jrener- ator with complete switch board control. Below. An instrument desijjned to measure the lifting and dragjiiujr forces on model air- plane win;; sei-tions. 16 MRS. LAONA UNDERKOFLER Instructor of Biology DR. CI.AKEN ' CE CKOOK Men ' s Physician UI{. KITH WARNElt Women ' s Pliysiciaa Laboratory work initiates the student into the use of the microscope in histology, embryology, and other biological subjects: the methods of human anatomy, animal dis- section, and psysiological experimentation: and the technics of bacteriology, blood work, urine analysis, and biochemistry. BiolO! ;y 1. Library of 1,725 biology volumes, 81 current biological science magazines, 30 complete files of most important biological magazines. 2. Equipment worth $10,000. Expensive Auzoux anatomical model of the human body, life size, and dissectible into the important units of musculature and organs. 3. Theta Nu, pre-medical honor society. 4. Twenty-five student nurses enrolled last year, five of whom are now in training at Bryan Memorial hospital. With one year of pre-nursing in any of several hospitals in the state, a girl may earn her R.N. By an additional year at Wesleyan she may receive a B.S. degree. 5. Dr. Shirk ' s graduates include 67 physicians. 28 professional research technicians, and 60 nm-ses. Twenty-six research fellowships have been secured. Only two students have failed out of the Nebraska Medical school in Omaha, testimony of the thorough preparation of the others. COURSES OFFERED BOTANY 1. (.ieneral Uinlogy 2. Field of Botany : ' .. Nature Study 4. Krology . " i. I ' lant Physiology II. History of the Earth PHYSIOLOCY-HYCIENE 7. Bacteriology S. Physiology and Healtli : . Hygiene and Health 10. Social Hygiene 11. llollie Nursing r_ . . n a to my -organology i::. . dvanceil I ' liysiology 14. Laboratory Technic ZOOLOGY 15. Morphology a. general b. advanced Hi. Animal Ecology 17. Genetics and Eugenics 19. Seminar C. J. SHIRK Professor of Biology 17 .-i i£MiiiiM£t4 GRAYBILL. MENDELL. and BENNETT PROF. OSCAR •■POP " BENNETT (inset), beloved head of the school of fine arts, conducted the music for Romberg ' s " The Student Prince " . In addition to his work as director of Wesleyan operas, he is responsible for the oratorios presented each year during Commcnccmr nt week. Too. he is the director of the widely-known male a cappella chorus, and gives about 50 lessons in voice each week. MARJORIE GRAYBILL. dramatic soprano, whose home is David City, sang the feminine lead, Kathie. The male lead, Prince Karl Franz, was sung by ROSS MENDELL, tenor from Scottsbluff. Miss Grayliill is a senior in the school of fine arts and Mr. Mendell is a junior. Miss Graybill is a member of the Girls ' Glee club and is interested in piano as well as vocal music. Mr. Mendell was tenor soloist with the male a cappella chorus last season and is a member of the Plainsman quartet. He is an experienced radio entertainer. US The Student Prince " The Stuflent Prince " , a light opera by Sigr- mund Romberjr, was presented this year at a total cost for costumes, sets, and royalties of $500. BesinninK in 1933 with the protiuction of a liKht opera, " The Mikado " , the music department ha,s presented five light operas and one grand opera, " The Bartered Bride " by Fred- rick Smetana in 1938, The creator of this musical tradition is Pro- fessor Oscar " Pop " " Bennett, director of the school of music, voice teacher, and well-known choral director. The 110 students in the cast of this year ' s opera include ! special voice students, and membei-s of the university mixed chorus and male a cappella chorus. Mrs. Clara Brandt, director of physical educa- tion for women, was in charge of costumes. Miss Wilhelniina Sprague directed the dances. The advertising manager was Miss Beryl Klahn, director of drama. Prof. Enid Miller, head of the department of speech, directed the acting. Sets for the opera were designed by Miss Gladys Lux, head of the art department. She created the elaborate scrim which made possible the showing of the memories of the Prince. Under the direction of Professor Bennett these separate items were woven together to make a musical production such as no other college or university in the state presents. Above — Betty Weaver. Lexing- n sophomore, solo ballet dancer. ivwmmrwirit " " ' n%j :W u.aMfMWtm-nuiMmwt Male A Cappella Chorus Front row — left to right Darryl Antrim. Lincoln James Miles. Lincoln Merville Hutchison, Scott.- bluff DirectX)!- Oscar " Pop " Bennett Ross Mendell. Scottsbluff Don Otto Aurora Bernard Hmlgkin. Bell wood Row II Stanley Neil. Lexington Delmar Nuetzman, Lincoln Br ' ant Nisley. Gothenburg Keith Wycoflf, I exington Wilb m Nichol. Scottsbluff Guy Brubaker, Holmesville Row III Ernest Metzger, Crawford Russell Hadley. Columbus John Jones. Jr. , Crab Orchard Harold Boyle, Farnam D-wi ht Hamilton, Orleans Kenneth Nye, Lincoln Row IV Harold Rhoden. Lincoln Donald Davjs. Central City Donald Springer. Eagle Glenn Stringfellow. Oakdale Wallace Martin, Wauneta Loren Rohrbaugh. Lincoln Holiert Nisley. North Piatt Left upper — Plainsman quartet — left to right — Bernard Hodgkin, Bel I wood : Ross Mendell. Scottsbluff; Kenneth Nye. Lincoln ; William Nichol. Scottsbluff. Left lowei — Twenty-five Feet ol Harmony quartet— left to right- Ernest Metzger, Crawford ; Glenn Stringfellow. Oakdale ; Gerald Gard- ner. Lincoln; Loren Rnhrbaugh. Lincoln. 20 Choral Music The Nebraska Wesleyan university male a cappella chorus, on its 33rd annual tour, traveled approxi- mately 2,000 miles and ave 100 concerts. The boys in their traditional uniforms, a brown sweater with the yellow Plainsman monogram and the light-green trousers, travel in a chartered Bur- lington bus with Dr. A. V. Hunter furnishing a free supply of gum, oranges, and candy to keep throats moist and hunger satisfied. Meals and lodging are furnished !) ■ the university. The concert traditionally opens with an entrance song, which this year was " Strike Up the Hand ' by George Gershwin, and closes with sacred numbers, sung under candlelight. Two tour highlights were broadcasts over Denver station K0. and Omaha station WOW. Prof. Oscar " Pop " Bennett is responsible for mak- ing the chorus one of the finest in the middle west. Special features on the program are Geralyn Walrath Bennett, violin soloist, Delmar Xeutzman, reader, and the " Plainsman " and " Twenty-five Feet of Har- mony " quartettes. The Wesleyan girls ' glee club, directed this year by Mr. A. L. Boberg, had as its high point a week ' s engagement at the Stuart theater where Christmas songs were sung between shows at 9 p. m. The girls also broadcast over Lincoln radio stations KFOR and KFAB. The glee club is open to anyone and en- trance is gained through tryouts. 21 Girls ' CleeClub Front Row— left to right— Patrakia Whitney, Lincoln : Ruth Ellis. Chester : Genevieve Taylor, Lincoln : Dorothy Peters, Alma ; Phyllis Hull, Fairbury ; Leia Harkleroad, Hemingford; Lou- ' se Gottschalk. Benkelman : Marjorie Swan. Lincoln. Row 11 — Chellie Murrell. Norfolk: Rosalie Kilzer, Lebanon: Elizabeth Jones, Wymore : June Scheldt. Friend: Jeanne Souser, Clarks ; Elaine Peterson, Holdrege : Gertrude Clifton, Lincoln. Row II! — Janet Currier. Lincoln: Ruth Lomax, Lincoln: Mildred Ekwall. Madi- son : Lois Beebe. Lincoln ; Althea Brittain. Loomis : Lorraine Borg, Lindsay ; Ber- nice Richardson. Bradshaw : Roberta Reiher, Gering : Louise Rixey. Raton. New Mexico. Row IV — Miriam Schick. Curtis; Wilma Hills, Gresham ; Evelyn Fosbury, Clarks; Viola Schultz, Cortland : Margaret Wilson. Shickley : Pearl Schultz. Cortland ; June Nesmith. Wauneta ; Erna Philipp, Fremont ; Helena Kilzer. Lebanon. Row V — Ruthadel Fulton. Geneva ; Betty Jane Thompson. Cairo : Neva Ebright. North Platte : Ruth riardner. Lincoln ; Doris Blewfie!d. Lincoln : Margaret Thomson. Lincoln : Bernice Anderson. Gothenburg ; Sarah Brown, Friend : Muriel Diers. Seward. :s .-V_ - ' ' ' " t= Above— Itinerary of thirty-third annual tour of the male a cappella chorus. nstrumental Music Upper right — Pauline Slonecker, a .student of Ir. Guy Maier, of the Juilliard School of Music in New York City, head of piano department. Center rijiht — Neva Cocklin, also a student of Mr. Maier, elementary piano instructor. Lower right — Irene Taylor McCandless, instructor in pipe organ. Center left — Clara I ' . .Mills teaches theory and history of music, form and analysis, music apprecia- tion, and harmony. Lower left — ' ernon Forbes, instructor in brass in- struments. Sin; in: Str ings At right is Geral n alrath Bennett, instructor in violin and director of string trios and ensemble. Mrs. Bennett is a pupil of Louis Persinger, of the Juilliard Foundation In New York, who taught the great Yehudi Menuhin. She also studied with Richard Czerwonky, teacher, composer, violinist, now a professor at DePaul. String music at Nebraska Wesleyan has its foundation in a Id piece ensemble which meets once each week for a two hour period. Each season the ensemble plays two concerts away from the campus, and one concert on the campus. The music played in- cludes concertos for string groups, transcriptions of movements from SN ' mphonies. and smaller pieces from classic composers such as Bach, Corelli, and the modern composers. Mrs. Bennett ' s private students form trios which appear at teas, luncheons, and meetings in Lincoln, and give an average of one performance each week during the school year. Majors in violin take two half-hour lessons per week, in con- junction with the regular courses in music, and are prepared upon graduation to teach in state high schools. - public recital is one of the requirements for completion of major work. R ' Kht — A violin trio. Miriam Schicli. Curtis ; Evelyn Fosbury, Clark.s : and Marjorie Hays. Peters- fiurcr. Below— A violin triu. Pearl S.-hutz. Cortland; Pauline Hamilton. Or- leans: and Maxine Bro jks. Os- ceola. Below, left to riRht — Pearl Schultz. Cort- land : Marjorie Hays, PetersburK : Evelyn Fos- bury. Clarks : Vesta Gar- trell. Clay Center ; Pauline Hamilton. Orleans : Wilma Hills. Gresham : Ruth Sal- lenbach. Friend : Director Geralyn Walrath Bennett: Mrs. Dwipht Thomas. Lincoln . Faith Frampton. Stanton ; June Scheldt, Friend : Barbara Spen- cer. Lincoln : Mary Louise Spooner, Lincoln : Miriam Schick, Curtis : Jean Thomas. Lincoln and Maxine Brooks. Osceola. O fe! «S»!«iK-»« Ait ? m DEAN B. E. McFROUD- VI IINIS- T RATION I Problems of Klenientary Sch(M ls L . OrKanization and Atlmin ' s- Iratinn of Pub. Education ;. Organization and Adminis- tration of Sec- rmdary Edu- cation ; Mod- ern, Second- ary School rr ACiiiNG TKCIIVHS 1 , I ' r ' imary- KindcrKartfU 2, Intcrme ! ate 1. Senior Hik ' h ■1. Junior Hijfh SPKriAI. TECIIMQrES r . Kindergarten Methods 6. Child Lit. 7 Social Studios in Primary Grades Biology Teach inir Phys ' Cs Teach inf? Teaching Sl ' c- ondary School Mathematics Public School Art Teaching Social Sciences Supervised Teaching Public School Music Teaching English ■;t. a prin. edication Bas ' C Principles Kindergarten FundamentJilB and Curricu- lum 5. Philosophy (f Education . Education and Character 5. History of Elementary Education 6. Experimental Schools PSYCHOI-OdY OF KD. 1. Educational Psychology ( f Childhood I. Psychology of Adolescence a. Educational PsycJiology 4. Psychology of Personality 5. Measurement of Intelligence 6. Educational Measurements 7. E 1. for Fresh. Adjustment Teachers ' College Nebraska Wesleyan Teachers College Training School is listed by the Journal of the National Educational association as one of the " Schools That Are Prophesies. " It is the only teacher training school in Nebraska so listed. MASTERY PLAN Under the direction of Dean B. E. McProud, chairman of the Nebraska State Board of Examiners for Colleges, the Wesleyan Training School was the first in the state to be organized on the Mastery plan of leaching. Achievemants under the plan have been striking; a pupil in grade " 2B " has read 67 books in five months; the first semester average for reading of books in free periods is 25: during a six weeks ' period sixth grade children read more than 500 pages of material for a single geography or history unit; eighth grade children have read more than 1,000 pages of material during a similar period. TEACHERS COLLEGE STAFF Ten full-time professors and instructors are employed in the Nebraska Wesleyan University Teachers College, giving their time to professional courses in Teacher Training. There are also three part-time teachers. No other church-related college in the West maintains such a teacher-training staff. The Teachers College enjoys the superior ad- vantage of a broad cultural background because of the unique fact that its academic work is carried on within the College of Liberal Arts. Teachers College students have access to all courses in the College of Liberal Arts and the School of Fine Arts. 24 m iM 11% ffi» iiihfc««ectataaii»i»fct « INDUSTRIAL ARTS The 08 by 30 foot shop, one corner of which is shown above, is fully and modernly equipped with a dustproof finishing room with paint and brush units, a handy well stocked lumber and supply room, and a private office for study and student consultation. The power driven machine units include one large pattern wood lathe and two small lathes, one metal lathe, a sander, a band saw, a jig saw, a power saw, and a saw sharpener. .Also to be found in the shop are a forge and an anvil. Thirteen tables with tools complete the major equipment. Students completing industrial arts courses are prepared to teach or to secure employment in industry. Courses offered include: ' oodwork 1 and 2, Woodturning 1 and 2, Metal Work 1 and 2, Engineering Drawing, Descriptive Geometr -, Shop Organization and Control, Wood Carving, Practice Teaching, Upholstery, Wood Finishing, Millwork. 25 J. A. PARSONS Department Head KINDERGARTEN-PRIMARY DEPARTMENT ETHEL WALKER HATCH Department Head Kindergarten- Primaiy students teach two semesters, one in the kindergarten and one in the first or second grade. Thus the student has an opportunit_ - to work w-ith two supervisors and gain practical knowledge of teaching techniques in both fields. Studies are made of modern trends in kindergarten work a,s found in recent textbooks and in Childhood Education, official magazine of The . ssociation for Childhood Education. Students have access to the richest and newest children ' s literature at the Lincoln Juvenile Library. Interest in the small child leads to many fields. With a background laid in the Wesleyan Kindergarten, 169 graduates have held positions in the U. S. Civil Service, children ' s libraries, and hospitals, as well as teaching positions in the largest cities of Nebraska, Iowa, Wyoming, Colorado, and New York. The Kindergarten Primary diploma which is issued at the end of the second year entitles the owner to teach in all accredited schools of Nebraska, including large city schools. The one year course fills requirements for the state elementary certificate to teach in rural schools. FIRST YEAR First Semester English I - 3 hrs. Biology 1 4 hrs. Freshman Adjust- ment 3 hrs. Kindergarten Fundamentals -.3 hrs. Public School Music. 2 hrs. Physical Education 1 hr. Second Se.mester English II 3 hrs. Psychology 1 4 hrs. Primary Technique --3 hr . Kindergarten Methods 3 hrs. Public School Art 2 hrs. Physical Education ...1 hr. 16 hr 16 hrs. SECOND YEAR First Semester Psychology of Childhood 3 hrs. Supervised Teach ' ng..4 hrs. Children ' s Literature..3 hrs. Elactives 6 hrs. Se.mester Supervised Teaching 4 hrs. Electives 12 hrs. 16 hrs. 16 hr IN THE PICTURES Student teachers are given responsibility in actual situations with the child and his prob- lems. One of the best equipped Kindergartens in the West. Founded in 1897. (2S Psychology 1. Dr. Roy W. Deal, new head of the (iepartment of psychology, has had 19 years ' experience in the Nebraska Wesleyan Teachers ' Training College. He re- ceived his Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska in 19. 1. He studied at the ITniversity of Chicago and specialized in student personnel work, reading and study habits, and intelligence and aptitude tests. 2. Dr, Deal is a member of the following honorary organizations; Phi Kappa Phi, scholastic; Pi Gamma lu, social science; Sigma Xi, scientific; .American Psychology association; Mid- ' estern Psychology association; Psi Chi, psycho- logical fraternity; Phi Delta Kappa, educational. ,3. Psychology will prepare the student for personnel work, for social service, for teaching, and will aid in business and professional pursuits. Important also is the understanding of ourselves and others to be gained through the study of psychology. 4. Courses offered include Introduction to Psychology, Social Psychology, Psychology of the Abnormal. Psychology of Child Development, Experimental Psychology, History of Psychology, . dvanced Psychology, Psychology of Per- sonality and Its Development, Educational Psychology, Applied Psychology, Psy- chological Measurements, Psychology of Religion. mF v ' K» ROY W. DEAL Professor of Psycholony Students become acquainted through experiments with as an intelligence test is given a child of five years. working conditions of psychology. Here, a class in psychological testing watch 7) « Women ' s Athletics Above — ANNE KAIMMER, from Lethbridge. Albeita, Canada, one nf the members of the archery classes which will enter the Telegraphic Archery meet May 13-20 sponsored by the National Archery association. The event shot will be the Columbia round (24 arrows at each of the distances .50 yards, 40 yards, and CO yards). This is one of the official rounds for women. The r suits of the tournament will be telegraphed to Boston, Mass., by May 22. Archers with scores over 425 will be listed in Class A : 3.i0 to 424 points. Class B ; and 300 to 349 points in Class C. X ' ebraska Wesleyan A ' omen ' s Athletic association was organized in 1915 under the sponsorship of Mrs. Clara Brandt, who has continued as sponsor to the present time. This year Nebraska Wesleyan W.A.A. inaugurated a new system of membership. Formerly each girl earned the number of points re(|uired to become a member by participating in intra-mural sports. Now, upon register- ing, a girl becomes an inactive member of the Wesleyan W.A.A. To become active each girl must take part in the current season of sports, or have participated in the previous season of sports. Only active members are allowed to vote at meetings. Honorary membership is extended by invitation of the W.A.. . board. Officers for this year are president, I- " rances licach ; vice-president, Ruth Hunt: recording secretary, Lorraine Horg ; corresponding secretary ' , Madge Young; treasurer, Eleanor ( " oates; publicity, Jeanne Souser ; sponsor, Mrs. Clara Hrandt. W.A.A. conventions meet in cycles of three years; the state meeting one year, regional the next, and national the third. Doroth}- Knight represented Wesleyan at the national convention at Berkeley, Calif., . pril 7- Id. Nebraska ' s second state convention met this spring at Wesleyan, to which de ' egates were invited from Chadron, Dana, Doane, Duchesne, Hastings, Kearney, Midland, Omaha universit -, Peru, University of Ne- braska, Wayne, York, Creighton university, and I ' nion college. Convening for two days, the delegates attended lectures, conferences, and discussion groups. Wesleyan ' s W..- ..A. sponsors intra-mural tournaments in -olley ball, ping-pong, soccer, and basketball in the fall and winter, archery and tennis in the spring. . sports trophy which liecomes the permanent propert y of the group winning it three times is awarded to the tourna- ment winner. Next fall the W.. .. . will organize a co-recreation;il intra-mural program in which mixed teams will play in volleyball. b,-idniinton, ping-pong, and tennis tourna- ments. Above — The winter jaryni program includes rhythm, folk dancing, and exercises for the development of grace and posture. Everywhere today public moneys are being conserved. Expendi- tures for education are being closely scrutinized; the taxpayer is de- manding more value for less mon:y. ' hatevcr the wisdom of this policy, the immediate effect should be to stimulate teachers to meet the emergency. More teachers should plan to combine the teaching of Physical Education with other subjects. So many teachers in smaller schools are literally thrust into the gymnasium and told to take charge, with so little preparation for the work that they are en- tirely at a loss. Their immediate need is for familiarity with Physical Education activities and methods of teaching. A variety of courses helpful to them are listed in the 1939-1940 ' esle ' an Catalogue. In all courses problems of economy and operation on reduced budget will be considered. CLARA BRANDT Department Head Tennis has always been the favorite sport of the spring schedule in women ' s intramural program. This spring over SO girls in two classes are registered for the sport. Practice begins in mirl-winter on four backboards in the university gym- nasium. This practice enables the co- eds to perfect their stroking and foot- work without fear of the weather. Each season the Women ' s Athletic association sponsors an intramural tennis tournament in singles. .Approxi- mately 75 women participate in the tournament each year. This spring the V.A.. . held a mixed doubles t( urne - for men and women. 29 Above — Tennis is olTered are Jeanne Soueer, Clarks ; Kulh Ellis, Chester. m the spring sports program. I ' ictured loft to right Elinor Soeth .Chapman : Rosalie Kilzer, I ebanon ; and Left — Ariene Adamson. Butte, a golf enthusiast. Practices are on the Bethany golf course. W ' esleyan coeds, for a small fee, get in- struction in swimming at the Y. W. C. A. pool in downtown Lincoln. There are classes for beginners, intermediates, ad- vanced swimmers, and for those working on their junior and senior life-saving cer- tificates. Shoving comrades, working with stub- born locks, breaking shoe strings, losing equipment, exhausted at roll call, and worn out after a water fight in the shower room is only a glimpse of a gym class. True enthusiasm, however, is shown in each and every class, whether it be in basket, soccer, volle ' , or Ne- braska ball, or in tennis, badminton, archery or ping-pong. Left — J ' -anne Sourer, darks : Phyllis Stautfer. Oakland : Dorothy Knisrht. Lincoln : and Madeleine Alexander, Oakland, at the Y. W. C. A. pool in downtown Lincoln. Above — Try for points in a class basketball game, part of the winter gym schedule r.eft — Four freshmen, Ruth I- ' i-nske. Sunol ; Eileen Wylie. ElK ' n : Gwen Booth, Lincoln: ;intl Maxine Cope. Lincoln, playing l»a lmitUun du.i.iK i.n ;iftfrnrj(jTi class. ntramurals For Girls Girls intramural tournaments are spon- sored by the W.A.A. organization. Volleyball, basketball, soccerball. ping- pong, archery, and tennis are the tour- nament sports. Sorority teams and an independent team compete each year. One hundred points are awarded the winning team in each sport, SO points to the runner-up team, and 25 points to the team placing third. Ai the end of the intramural season the team winning the most points in the tourna- ment is awarded a trophy which is kept by that team until another team wins it. If the same team wins the trophy three times it becomes their permanent posses- sion. 31) RiKht-rtuth Hunt. Western, and Elinor Soeth, Chapman, bowlinB at the city Y. M. 0. A. Forensics Fifteen Nebraska s-chools eonipetod for 13 state speech titles in March. Nebraska Wcaloyan won yiinr titles ; other schools won four. The Nebraska IntercoIIeKiate Foren- sic association bought five new trophies, Weslryan won thevi all. Also in the picture above is Nebraska Constitutional Oratory trophy. KNU) MII.LKR I ' rofessor of Speech The trophy collection above represents the unrivaled formsic record of Wesleyan speakers over a period of 15 years. 1. Thirtct ' ii men ' s state oratory titles. All other schools two, 2. Eli-vrti national oratory titles. Compare this with record nf any school in the United States. 3. First thrrc rankiuK in Pi Kappn DeltJi. national honorary speech fraternity, 150 member schools. :vi RUTH MUNSEY iU ' TfHKR Instructor in Debate nnd Raiiio Debate Champions At the state tournament Nebraska Wes- leyan debaters established their supremacy over the 11 other competing schools when Tat Bowman, Trenton, and Wayne Stewart, West Point, won thj stat? championship for men and June Stallboris. Lincoln, and Lynne Anderson, Omaha, won the state champion- ship for women. WIN SWEEPSTAKES The following weekend at the Provincial Pi Kappa Delta tournament at Hastings these same two teams, in competition with Colorado and Nebraska schools, tallied 10 of the 26 points which won the sweepstakes honors for N. W. U. UNDEFEATED GIRLS " B " After 258 debates in three days of round robin debating, the only undefeated team in any of the four divisions was Wesleyan ' s freshman girls. Vera Harvey, Gering, and Virginia Crawford, Wymore (lower picture), who thereby became women ' s state " B " Champions. These Freshmen have traveled 2,600 miles on debate trips this season. TAT BOWMAN A. JEFFERSON CROFT JUNE STALLBORIS By winning three state championships on three successive days. Tat Bowman played a big part in Nebraska Wesleyan ' s record of nine state cham- pionships. By his wins in debate, extemp, and oratory. Bowman won the title, Nebraska ' s " triple threat " speech man. The following weekend he an- nexed the Provincial Pi Kappa Delta titles in oratory and men ' s extemp. thereby closing a perfect season in those events. Of a possible eight championships for men. Bowman competed in six, wears the crown in fiv?. In oratory Wesleyan speakers won five out of six championships, placed second in the sixth. Sally Deane. Valparaiso, ranked first at Provincial ; Zella Wagers, Shickley. was first in Women ' s Old Line, most coveted award in women ' s oratory ; James Tip- ton, Archer sophomore, won the State Peace con- test and $50. the only prize money given : Tat Bow man brought in the fourth and fifth wins in Constitutional and Provincial oratory. High scoring speech honors for women go to June Stallboris, the only woman in Nebraska to win two state championships, both the women ' s " A " debate and extemporaneous speaking titles. Like Bowman. Stallboris turned in a unanimous win in extemp. securing three firsts from her three judges. Wes- leyan ' s other champion extemp speaker is A. Jeff ' erson Croft of Cabool, Mo. Croft won the Men ' s ' B " division contest, initiated this year. SALLY DEANE ZELLA WAGERS JAMES TIPTON (ol Theta Alpha I ' hi pin. highest honor to dramatists. DRAMATICS 1. Five major plays each year. This year ' s productions were " All the Living " , a in Nebraska of a broad- way production; " Spring Dance " , the first Nebraska showing of last year ' s broadway comedy; " Warren Hastings " , English historical drama; " Enchanted Cottage " , post war fantasy; and " Stage Door " , current stage and moving picture success. Several one-act plays are presented in churches and high schools of the state. Traveling troupes this year were " The Forgotten Man " and " The Terrible Meek " . 2. First Nebraska chapter of Theta Alpha Phi, national dramatics fraternity, memb:?rship open to outstanding upper classmen. Plainsman Players, Wesleyan local dramatics so- ciety, open to the entire student body. 3. Fully equipped stage, dressing and make-up rooms tor major productions. Drama Shoppe, equipped with stage, lighting, etc., for class study and production. 4. Classes in Acting, Stage Craft, and Play Directing give necessary fundamentals for high school teaching or background for advanced study. 5. Permanent policy of one major new talent production each year. This gives talented freshmen opportunity to play important roles without the danger of competition from the more experienced actors in ths senior dramatics fraternity. Lue ' la Pattnn cf Blue Spring.s as Lady Marjo ' Warren Hast;n;.rs " • Nebraska Wesle an is one of the few schools in the state offering private instruction in speech. FRANCES GOODHUE LODER Private Speech and Drama 35) BERYL KLAHN Director of Dramatics RADIO SPEECH Radio speech at Nebraska Wesleyan University is the actual production of an actual broadcast over Nebraska ' s most powerful station. Wesleyan ' s weekly broadcast. " Plainsman Salute " , over KFAB at 10: 15 each Saturday morning presents a ten-minute campus drama introduced by the Wes- leyan band beating out the JWnrch of the Plainsman; and followed by the Plainsman Salute to the Collegian of the Week. The locale of Wesleyan ' s original and fictitious drama is the office of the Rake, college newspaper on the campus of Old Midwestern. THE CAST Bob Clinton Bayard Taylor, Lincoln Crusading collegiate editor Kit Sullivan Sally Deane, Valparaiso Ace woman reporter Porky Thomson Harold Maynard. Gothenburg Droll but weary sportsicriter Sheila Wentworth Luella Patton, Blue Springs Society editor Wade Sullivan Kenneth Frohardt, Atkinson Business manager Extra parts are played by members of the radio speech class. The announcer for the Plainsman Salute is Wayne Stewart, West Point: and the sound technician is Russell Hadley of Columbus. WEEKLY BROADCAST OVER KFAB UOV J. W, KI,V Professor of Economics and Business Admin isl ration Economics and Business Administration 1. Meets the need of those going into business, offering a B.S. degree in business administration. 2. Offers a major or a minor in economics in the college of liberal arts. 3. Meets the requirem nts of preparing to teach commercial courses in high schools. Some of the Courses Offered: Typewriting Shorthand Business English Introduction to Economics Principles of Economics Economic Problems Accounting Business Organization and Management Business Finance Money and Banking Public Finance Transportation Economic History Statistical Method Insurance Business Law Marketing Advertising and Selling Credit and Collections MAMIE E. CORNS A.ssistant Professor IN THE PICTURES Above, the use of the adding machine and the record- ing and interpreting of accounts are being taught in super- vised laboratories. Right, stenographers take dictation under actual working conditions. i)n .- rMi-n.T ..I th-- Art Stu-lm wli-re -tuHctil :ii ' .- Hr;nviti- fr rsru;; cii;ii ..■i ;il as a meiii ini, I. lie tmt. ' nt develops her interpretation of a plaster-cast head. DRAWING AND DESIGN Headed by Miss Gladys M. Lux, former president of the Lincoln Artists Guild, the department of drawing and design was newly organized this year. Outstanding as one of the West ' s regional artists, she is the only woman artist in Nebraska to have work accepted for exhibition at the New York World ' s Fair this summer. COURSES Miss Lux ' s courses give opportunity in creative ex- pression with work in original drawing from life, creative composition, color study, public school art methods, letter- ing, and design. 38 GLADYS MAKIK LUX Instructor in Art JOHN ROSENTRATER Professor of Philosophy, Bible, and Religion Philosophy, Bible, and Religion The department presupposes the value of help given to young persons in developing a Christian way of seeing the world ; aims to clarify the convictions of those who may be considering life service in the church ; and furnishes a valuable background for advanced study. Fully accepting the results of scientific investigation, it seeks to develop the more comprehensive viewpoint and fosters earnest meditation upon the more ultimate meaning of life. Courses offered include : The Literature of the Bible, The Life and Teachings of Jesiis, The Life and Writings of Paul. The Significance and Teachings of the Old Testament, Prophets and Leaders, I ' sychology of Religion. Church History, Introduction to Philosophy, Reflective Thinking. History of Philosophy, and Philosophy of Religion. Ficture at rii ht, REV. H. O. MARTIN, pastor of First Methodist church, the university church. The Y.M.C.A. cabinet poses for a picture. The Y.M. is an organization of men in the university intereste l in its religious, cultural, recreational and social activities. The organi- zation maintains a room equipped with study tallies, lounges, and ping pong tables. CHRISTIAN SERVICE Students will find at Wesleyan an atmosphere of wholesome appreciations and sentiments, an attitude of social mindedness, and a Christian philosophy and Under the leadership of the Rev. Harry O. Martin, the First Methodist church is maintained at the edge of the campus and is known as the university church. Sunday school. Epworth League, and morning and evening worshi p services are included in the regular program. Students of other denominations will find representation of their faith among the many other Lincoln churches. A student Prayer Meeting on the university campus is attended by a large portion of the student body every Wednesday night. Chancellor Benjamin F. Schwartz is in charge. Kappa Chi, meaning " Preach Christ " , is an organization of students preparing for the Christian ministry. The Student Christian Fellowship is a campus organization giving aid. encouragement and inspiration to students who have pledged themselves to Christian service. It also may recruit for the ministry students of intellectual and spiritual promise. A group of students in the Y.W.C.A. room comfortably equipped for stuiiy, rest, or recre- ation. The organization promotes the highest standards and ideals of Christian womanhootl. fosters a spirit of democratic friendliness among the young women on the campus, and trains for Christian service. The Rachel Ann Lucas library, in the care of Mrs. Ethol Langdon Bishop, houses 30,000 bound volumes and 20,000 pamphlets. It receives regularly 250 of the best educational, scientific, and general magazines. In addition to her work as head librarian Mrs. Bishop offers a course, " How to Use the Library " in which students will learn the use of the card catalog, encyclopedias, indexes, government documents and other types of general reference material. The library offers ideal study conditions with 24 large tables scientifically li ' ;hted with skylight anrl table lights. ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS 1, Credits: From accredited high schools, 12 entrance units, 9 of which are academic, as English, foreign language, mathematics, nat- ural science, and social sciences. A major of 3 units in English, foreign language, or mathematics. Two minors of 2 units each selected from these three subjects. 2. Transcript of High School Credits: Should be sent to Registrar not later than August 15. NECESSARY FOR GRADUATION 1. English. 2 semesters of constructive English and 2 from the literature. One year of Latin, Greek, French, or German. Physical Education, two years. Nine selected from 12 general elective subjects, A major of 25 hours. A minor of 15 hours. A total of 125 hours. DEGREES OFFERED (B.S. Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) Bacheor of Science (B.S.) Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Bus. Ad.) Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S. in Ed.) Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music (B.F.A. in Music) Bachelor of Fine Arts in Education (Public School Music) (B.F.A. in Ed.) EXPENSES The average non-v orking student at Nebraska Wesleyan spends $350 per year. In cases where necessary, it is possible for the working student to complete a year on one-third or one-ha lf this amount. Information concerning work oppor- tunities and scholarships will be supplied by the univcrsi ' y registrar. Tuition -.-._.- $75.00 (Admits to all dramatic club plays, inter-collegiate athletic contests: subscription to university paper, glee club and band concerts, and forensic contests.) Matriculation Fee - _ - (Required of all new students.) Library Fee (Each Semester) Student Annual Publication (Each semester) Room (Average cost per week) Board (Average per semester) $ 5.00 $ 2.00 $ 2.00 $ 1.25 $65.00 I ' .;i ' ' t '

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