Northwest Missouri State University - Tower Yearbook (Maryville, MO)

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li l ai: t4i,--( i. ' --e. -Cu4 Tlie I!M2 Towor I» 12 Towor i ' .n iyrifiht IXIWI.I) (.1 MMINS, lullinr MVKMN MOIIIKKSKVI). I{„s!„rss Mannu.r I ' lihlishrtI hy I In ' S ' H l K IS l NOIMIIW i;si MISSOl Itr sTvir, Ti; (:iii;i{s (: i.i,|.: ;k .Miir illr, Missouri Home of the Beareals f» (yfSp; Leadership ' Tlirrc (ire some ( iKililirs of licai I (inil mind Iiilirn ' iil in llw nxin who is wi ' ll louf hl In li ' ddeisliip, some iraits llial. jinchi cnufilil Deep in llir nicsli of clKiidclcr refined Can (inli nuiik him as a man destined For srrviee simply (jiven, ond for Ihoiit hl Disliiu nislied and progressive, nndistrcniyht Bid slroiu wilh piirjtose, cind hi( h yocd defined. Such arc the leaders — men iiu ' lh ei es aflame With will and purpose Hud Ihcy shall succeed Tlu-ouf h high resolve. (Uid not he led aslrai By wetdth or power or the lure of fame. But forge ahead, and (Uiswer to the need For one who dines lo mouni and lend the way. — By Robert Flowers. 3 i« 1 ]loilii atiiiii UEL W. LAMKIN, President m ( ' j ( « ■J- o 1 ' Tlic lUsiiM ' sii Tsiki K a Qiiii k l ook . . . ait un! AtliiiiiiiMi rat Mill Building Stranger that I was on the canii)us, nn- (ier the amiable guidance of Bingo, tlie Bearcat, I managed to get a cross-section of student life at tlie Nortliwest Missouri State Teachers College — ambitious stu- dents who often give in to gaiety, I found. It was almost 8 o ' clock and Bingo was still sleepy, but sulliciently alert to read aloud, with feeling, the bold carving above liie door of [hv adniinistralion building: " And the Truth Shall Make You Free, " adding majestically, " That phrase has been an inspiration to students here for thirty-five years. " We watched the sliulenls pour in for their iS o ' clocks. We ent in, too, and be- fore I knew it I was in the swing of college life. The halls of science beckoned us first. We looked in to see the biology students industriously poking around at their help- less victims. " Clams, " annoimced Bingo, looking over somebody ' s shoulder, " Clams that have nobly li ed and nobly died for science. I ' or tiie next lesson they will prob- ably progress to frogs. " Though it was early yet, the girls in Uu home economics department were already busy (Irai)ing matei ' ial on Iheir dress forms. [10 1 Lsi1mr»t4irioN Biology students pry into their specimen clams. In clothing lab they drape their own. Intent on a problem in physics. They do it scientifically in foods lab. m f Ca ,-T i- [11] l4ir( Laliorsit M ' ies Studying soils in agriculture. Mr. Cauffield holds the atten- tion of geography students. Chemistry students look for the unknown quantity. [12: ■itll our limilcd kii() vli(l,i r of physics. vc (lidiTt slay |o si ' c liow llic pliysics cx- prriTiU ' iit liiriud oul. l)iit we (. ' ould Icll l)y the sitaiiud looks on tlu ' i ' acrs of one _ r()iip of sliidciils liml somcllum rnllui ' friK ' ial was al stakf. l,ca ini lliis lalioia- lory. I ' iiitjo imirmurcd. " This way. (his way. " " and gnidcd nic lo Ihc opposite end of llic iiaii where, as hv put il. " (hdiiions odoi-s wi ' iH ' waftin " on the acaih ' inie air. " " l inoi) t ' ideiitly iuid known liie joys of Hcking cake pans and spoons, judging by enthusiasm over what was cooking. Ignoring us. tlie home I ' conomics girls con- tinued to level ofl ' cui)fuis of this and spoonfuls of that, an i as far as we e er knew tlu ' ir culinary efforts for the day were highlv successfid. Next we found future agriculturists pouring U]) (hll ' erent kinds of soils for close scrutiny. " It wouldn ' t surprise v in the least. " " said Uingo to me. " if liiey knew exactly how many husheis to liie acre this soil or that woidd yield and why. " We drop|)ed in next on Mr. ( " aullield ' s geography lahoi ' alory. wiiere lie st ' cmed lo he I ' overing a lol of lerritoiy on thai globe of iiis. Vt ' found advanced students in the chemistry laboratory mixing some sort of l)owerful pcjtions. 1 wanti ' d lo stay and see what happened, but P ingo hurried me away from tlu ' |)lace btcause of ids sensi- ti e nose and his fear of c([ualions. " Something more you must see. " he con- tinued. " It ' s on second floor, but strangely enough we remain on third floor to see it. " Easter Assembly — the Chorus sings Handel ' s " Messiah. " [13] Ho was ri ' fcrriii, fo tlic i)r()jcction room, from wliich llic auditorium htlow (.-ould be sfi ' ii through tin- openings used for the showing of fihiis. The audi- torium recently was redecorated, I was told, and we got the full effect of its harmonious creams and tans from our u|)stairs ie v])oint. On the way down to first floor (Bingo was thirsting for a coke and had me headed for the bookstore) we heard the frantic clickcty-clack of fy])ewriters emitting from a room tiiat was labeled " Xort Invest Missourian. " " Student iditors and reporters are in there, " explained Bingo. " They cover the campus — and no sooner is the ink dry on one issue of tlie paper than tliey start on another. " Cokes and studies mix well in the bookstore, apparently. When Bingo and I walked in, the tables were all full, the whole place resounding with youth-let- ouf-of-class. Endless coke-sipping, cof- fee-drinking, casual note-reviewing, vis- iting and general relaxation contribute to the magnetic atmosphere. " It ' s like pulling eyeteeth to get them out of hen ' at closing time, " laughed Bingo. Norttiwest Missourian editors cover the campus. Bookstore cokes and coffee aid concentration. Dave Murphy prepares to drive the new station wagon to town. [14] No fair looking at the keyboard. A fine arts class in session. Suddenly the 1x11 rang, and almost as siukknly a new shift took ovei " the book- store. Most of those who had been there when we first went in now dutifully left to attend classes. We gave the new class period time to get under way and then set out on another lap of our visiting tour. AYe stopped in to see fledgling typists who were serious about learning to type " without looking. " Leaving the commerce department, which is down the hall from the bookstore. Bingo suggested a trip to the art dejiart- ment. " A wonderful way to take olf a few |)()un(ls, ' " lie said, " is to enroll in an art course. " The reason, apparently, is that the art department is on the fourth tloor. We were putting and panting by the liim we arrived. While Miss DeLuce was holding the at- tention of a group in the front of the room, other art students were in the rear of the room drawing and painting. Interesting examples of artwork done by the students were hanging around the walls of the de- ]iartnient. " You can always find some kind of in- teresting art exhibit out in the hall next to the classroom, " Bingo informed me. " Peo- ])le who don ' t know a thing about art come u]) here, take a course in it. and the next thing they know they ' re watching for such exhibits and wanting to know when there will be a new one. " That ' s one nice tiling about college, " Hingo suddenly became philosophical, " it makes students discover new things to en- joy — things tluy otherwise might have considered stully and too niucli biyond Ihcm. " [15] ■ fck 1 P F- g ii mi tf A rare, quiet moment in the student center- Changing books for the next class. We wore ready for more relaxation after our strenuous trip to llie art ciepart- nunl. and Bingo knew just wliere to go. " Have you heard of our student center? " hv in([uired, as we eanie back to the first floor. This, I soon found, is something of an annex to the bookstore. Many students who seek a few minutes of i-est between classes come to the student centtr. . spe- cial committee is delegated to supervise the rooms and select hosts and hostesses lor it. Hingo told me. Several students were groupi ' d around Ihe desk at tlie entrance of the sludint cen- ter when we walked in. I ' our l)oys were ])laying i)ing-j)ong in an adjoining room. In Ihe room that comprises the cen- ter, students were scattere i around on tlie lounges and benciies enviably carefree — gossiping, sleeping, loafing, and a few were actually trying to study, though that is considered extremely out of place. There are study rooms on tlie second and third floor, too. hut the student ctnler is the most popular place for between-class gatherings. These students seemed to nie to liave thi ' knack of comi)ining work witli l)lay in a most satisfactory manner. " Meet me at my lockir. " is a familiar l)l:rase -and many students do liasty chal- ting at tiieir lockers, when tiicy don ' t use tlie hookst ire or tlie student centir. [16] " Mniiy a proljlcm of slalc iialioiial or intcnialioiial impoiiaiu-t ' is discaisscd. ai-- i iu ' d and i ' ( ' iiliially solved in llio sinoi rr. " said ISiiigo. as r walked lo ii the ha!! Iivin; to deeide what we wanted to do next. Vi ' I lied to see wlio was inchdgini in tins ])oi)ular i)aslime. hut onr eyes eouid not penetrate tile liaze of hiue sniolve tliai !io -ere(l ai)oul llie entrance. Bingo |)ulled out Ins wateli and looivcd at it (|uic ' icly. " Ifs nearly luneli liin ' ! " he e. clainied. " Let ' s be on our way so we can he lirst in line at Residence Hall. " From the ini|)lieation I gathered that Residence Mall is no i)laee for weaklings during the luneii iiour. " We won ' t slay after lunch, " my Bearcat guide went on, " bu t we ' ll come back later and you ' ll hear all about the place. You sliould know more about life at Residence Hall, better known as the dorm. " On the wav over, 1 noticed the clothes Studying an original painting in the College collection. the girls bat around in on the campus, and came to th(- conclusion that college girls today are unusually sensible and their scn- sibleness brings out their charm. For in- stance, nearly all of them wore tiieir low- heeled shoes, anklets, skirts, sweaters and neat little collars, but strangely enough they ' ve lost no individuality. Informality is the keynote and they bear it out in every respect — including their well-brushed, cas- uallv curled hair. The camera pierces the blue haze in the smoker. [17 liiiliistrial Arts §liop Immediately after lunch. Bingo took me to the industrial arts shop to look in on the various classes there. I was rather doubtful as to the advisability of entering this building because I could hear hor- rible grinding and screeching noises is- suing forth. He hastened to assure me, however, that the noises indicated there were many interesting things being ac- complished within those brick walls. He spoke proudly of the extensive ad- ditions to the tools and supplies in both the metal and woodworking shops this year. So many young men were seeking training for defense industries that the enrollment increast ' d considerably, he said. We saw first a serious group of high school boys taught by Harry Darr and Jewel Myers. Drafting seemed to have their attention. In an adjoining room was a class of college girls doing complicated liaudwork with Miss Fisher looking ou. Most of tile noises were coming from tiie woodworking and metal shops on the ni;iiii floor. " We gazed admiringly at the students — for the most part industrial arts majors and minors — as they operated difficult pre- cision machines. " They ' ll soon be applying wliat they are learning now. " predicted Bingo. THE INSTRUCTORS D. N. Valk, Jewel Myers, David Crozier [18] Attacking a problem in architectural drawing in the drafting room Another phase of industrial arts — basket making and weaving The wood shop ' s universal saw (fore- ground) and surfacer and joiner (rear) Metal lathes are a part of the modern equipment : - [ 19 1 rtia •• !! B « - e The Lilirsii ' v As we left the industrial arts building. Bingo thought it wouhl be well to go to the library and eheck out a book. As he observed, it always pays to do one ' s out- side reading some time before class. In the basement of the library, so to speak, was " The Tower " room. I was in- formed that this room luul witnessed many frenzied moments tlirougiioul the year. There tlie layouts for the i)ook were niade. the eo])y written, tlie Scoop Dance l)lans were discussed, and one cohl. win- try niglit " The Tower " (|ueen caniUdates were selected at a secret meeting. Quiet, please! Checking out books. " We students believe that we ha e one of tile most beautiful college libraiies in Missouri. " said Bingo. " We admire the front entrance very much. " He usl ' .ered me into the resei ' ve i-ead- ing I ' oom on the main floor and then he took me upstairs where we saw studi ' uts :it the main desk. |)robably collecting ma- terial lor a term pa])er. In the large read- ing room was ()h-oh! — Mr. Wells. Ill ' s the gentleman who enforces tlie rule that tile library is not a place to develop the art of conversation. The large reading room seats ' M)U per- sons, according to my companion, and carrels in the stack rooms provide space lor individual study for faculty and u])- perclassmen who want to be alone. " Pardon additional statistics, " whis- pered Bingo, looking askance at Mr. Wells, " but the library now has approxi- mately 30,000 volumes. " [2o: To iniijrc ' ss me witli the iiiipoilaiu ' c of physical ediicittion. liin o look inc lo llic gyniiKisiimi. In llic s|)i-iiii , n- I ' xplaiiicd, llic sliult ' iils sil on llic .sU ' ])s llial U ' ad lo liii ' cast cnlranct ' and watcli liic k ' unis games l)cini ])layi ' d, or perhaps liicy rool for some t ' reslinian sol ' lljall game heing waged on llu ' Held. Inside, w ' l ' glanced al Ihe indooi ' coni ' ls Hanked by tiers of seats. " These bleachers have endured the stomjjing of many feel. particularly during the basketball sea- son. " remarked 15ingo. Tlu ' liealth olTice upstairs was our next stop. The College physician. Dr. ¥. R. Anthony, was treating a student for some minor ailment, assisted by two students. Wayland Thatch and Martha Miner. Without waiting for them to lind any- thing wrong with us, A e went back down- stairs. " Thanks to the College swinmiing ])o()l. winter weather does not force the stu- dents to relinquish one of their favorite sports. " said Bingo, opening the door so that I could see the " aqua-(|ueens " ])er- forming. In addition to the boys " and girls " gym classes which meet every day, the build- ing also contains classrooms for the va- 4]iviuiisi$$iuiii rious physical education and coaching theory courses. In the words of my erudite guide. " This building provi des a complete, ethcieni i)hysical education plant. " Say " Ah! " AH set for a splash. [21 ] Horat e Maim Laboratorv Sc liool We bclield next the Horace Mann labo- ratory scliool, one of the newest build- ings on the campus. " Soon I will be among these student teachers, " mused the Bearcat. " It will be a pleasure, though, to work in this beautiful building with all the conveniences modern education de- mands. " AN ' e watched the nursery, kindergarten and primary children until we smelted enticing odors coming from the second grade room. By following our noses, we came to a sign that read, " Yum! We Bake today, " and there we were at the second grade bakery. Not only were the second graders shoving cup cakes into the oven hand over fist, but pastries already baked were being iced and sold right there at a te rrihc pace. On the same floor we isite(l all tlu other eU ' ini ' ntary grades, then moved on upstairs where junior and senior high school students hold their classes. AW walked in on a home economics labora- tory, (piielly (lisru])ted a study hall and looked in on various classrooms where student teachers were leading discussions like %eterans. " Many of these Horace Mann high school students who will graduate this spring will enroll for College this fall, " Bingo commented. " It ' s tiiat way every year. " A quiet conference between Mr. Cunningham and Mr. Dicterich. Young America at work. A high school economics class studies the diet. A high school study hall. Business is rushing at the second grade bakery. [23] Horace Mann laboratory school (fore- ground) and the gymnasium. They take the children to school and home again. Tlic school has its own gynintisiuni and aiuUtoriuni. In the auditoriinn, besides tlic Horace Mann student assemblies, many Col- lege entertainments are held, according to my Bearcat guide. These include all recitals by the conservatory of music, the annual February lecture series presented by the College faculty, the weekly Sunday Morn- ing Hour, and such entertainments as the .lanuary comedy readings. Enlarging on the latter, Bingo explained Ilia I each Thursday afternoon in Januaiy a member of the faculty read a famous comedy of Jiis or her own choosing. Students, faculty members and many townsijeopie ntlcnckd these readings. The Horace Mann laboratoi ' y school is under the direction of Mr. M. C. Cunning- ham. Mr. H. R. Dieterich is principal of the high school. These two men diiect the work of the various room teachers wiio. in turn, guide the student teachers. Mr. Dieterich looks down the gym walk. [241 The Qiiatl " WliiU- we ' re on this side of the eain- pus we will sto]) in ;it the Quad — this group of buildings arranged in the form of a quadrangle, " saiti Bingo. " There are still three more buildings to be eonstrueted. This one on the nortli i:; the dining hall. Tiie other three are (lorinitories. eaeh of wiiieh liouses tliirty men. " We looked in. All was serene and the food in prei)aration smelted appetizing. " These X. Y. . . boys who make u|) the Resident Training Project receive tiain- ing in industrial arts, woodworking metal working and drafting, and aiijily Dinner time at the Quad. A typical ' bu!r ' session. their knowledge to actual building on the campus, " Bingo was explaining aswe looked around. He added that many of them have obtained responsible jjositions in defense industries as a result of their training. [25] Resiili iiee Hall Now I know why girls like life at the l()rmitory! Bingo acquainted me witli a few of tlie customs, which account for the fun that goes on there. I learned that girls who ])lan to be gone after 6 o ' clock in the evening must alwaj ' s sign out at the desk. That smiling person who rings the buzzer is a " desk girl. " She answers phones (.just try getting that line at noon or any time in the evening after dinner!), buzzes tiiose who are wanted, and more or less attempts to control gi ' U- eral behavior in the hall. Tliere are live others in tier capacity. Girls who don ' t sign out can always iind plenty of amusement. Every evening after dinner they roll up the rugs and dance. Others form congregations in various rooms. Food sent by considerate mothers is always welcome at tiiese gatherings, and greatly accelerates the popularity of the person to whom the food was sent. The dinner hour is leisurely and restful, in contrast to the mad dash for trays at lunch time. " Yes, dorm lift- is wonderful! " one girl told us. " II is something winch I will treasure for years. I ' ve made friends ril never forget. " [28] Hingo, f ' iimiliar wilii llic life of a Rcsi- house director no douhl longs for one. So denei ' Hall gii ' l. elaborated loiiny l)eMelil ; many girls undei- one loof hei ' onie t ' - " On Saturday mornings many of llie tremely noisy at limes, gii ' ls sleep iiulil noon, don slai ' ks. iiurry " During the year they entertain llieir down lo hiiuh and then go to low n for liie dates at formal and informal dances. The afternoon. They practically li c for Salm- lai ' ge li ing room, with a huge lireplace days — almost forgidting they are in at one I ' lid. foiins a peifect setting foi- teas school on serious business. ( )nct ' a (|uarlei ' and iH ' ceptions. This also is the scene of tlu ' y iiavi ' a midnight leave and a late ■Tiie Hanging of Ihe (Irccns, ' an annual show peiinission. ( " hristmas ceremony gi en by Residence- " Xexer a dull moment though the 1 lall girls. " Ttic after-dinner jive. Before settling down to study. Checking out. Time for dinner. ¥[ v - wu4 ■j« « ■■ President Lamkin ' s home. From the (loriiiitorv, liiiigo pointed out an cxct ' lknt view of the President ' s brick home, located on lovely sjiacious grounds, where many social afll ' airs arc held throughout the year for both students and faculty. A sliorl (Hsfance from RcsicU ' nce Hall is the Home Maiiagenuiit house. We took a closer inspection. In tliis inunaculate lioiise, wiiicli is (tliiieiilly managed by Miss June Cozine of tiie iiome economics de])arlment, six girls live for an entire ([uarler and ])ractice wliat they learn in the classroom. These honu ' economics majors taki ' turns cooking, manipulating the budget, planning the menus and keei)ing the house clean, so that each girl has a well-rounded experience ' at the end of the quarter. We foiuul Miss Cozine and four of the gii ' ls enjoying a few k ' isure moments in their comfortable reading room. Ap- parently the dishes were done. Much has been added in furnishings since the house was established three years ago, and now it seems so much like home that the girls hate to leave hen their required training is completed. They take pride in the appearance of the house, as unexpected callers will note. It ' s home-like at the Home Management house. [28] " Lofs t:ikr niiotlur v;ilk. ns I would like I ' or vt)ii to siH ' one of tlu ' mcisl pii .cd land- marks on llu ' i-;mi|)us llic luslic- lnidi ( ' . " suggested Hiiigo. If was a jjietly scene. Tlie snow had cluug snidolldy to one side of llu ' l)ridgt ' like n eoal of paint, " riu ' bridge is also lovely in spring and sunnner wlun the vines are grei ' n, " Hingo added. We went from the bridge baek to tlu ' long walk. Hundreds of students every year promenade up and down this walk from September to August. I admired the trees and shridis that border tlu- walk, making an impressive long-range view from either end. N ' e stopped to look at the five slim new birch trees which Bingo said were set out early this year in the exact places of tlie ones that died. The birdies had been a landmark on the grounds long before the The rustic bridge. College was built. These beautiful trees were painted by students of art; they were written about in poetry and prose by members of the Writers " Club and the stati ' of the College paper; they were beloved of faculty, students and alumni. Up the long walk. [29- ■f0 ' t - -X fl Registration day. Signing for " The Tower. " My foofsteps were be,qinnini to lag be- liiiul Hiose of this fuii-loviiig Bearcat. " What else goes on here? " I gasped, hoping for a time-out to regain lost energy, but he insisted on my hearing all about registration day. " Tlu ' y have the whole procedure so well organized that you ' d hardly recog- nize it as registration day, " he continued enthusiastically, " And with students as- signed to special advisers, they can ' t lu ' lp getting otl ' on the right foot. " According to Bingo, when a studiiit has enrolled he begins to look forward to the coming of " The Tower " the yearbook published by the junior class. Though " The Tower " is in its embryonic stages at this time, a table is placed in the hall where students go to make ap- |)()intmenls for their photographs. Bingo ])ut in a few words about teach- ers meeting which was held, as always, in the fall. Between sessions, former students gathered in the familiar halls of tile administration building to renew old acquaintances. Alexander Kerensky, former premier of Russia, was the most prominent speaker this year, exulted Bingo. " W ' c rallii ' d to the cause of democ- lacy and rvcryhodii purchased defense stamps, " he resumed. " It wasn ' t long until our institution was 100 per cent. " Teachers meeting. We buy defense stamps. [30] " II isn ' t ;iny trouhlc lo ixTsundc students to lc;»vo tlu ' ir booivs ix ' iiind ;ind i () in for t ' lm. " Hingo rejiortrd to inc. " iind tlu ' V k ' iui an cnviajjly g;iy I ' xtra-furric-idar lite. " He told liow tiu ' v inightcnc ' d up a pvp nu ' ct- ing out-ot-doors witii a bonfiri ' on the Boys ' Quad grounds; how tluy later rode, all i ' d. or ran to town, sliouting tlie praises of the team. " Tiie same students are e([ually at home at forma! fiuulions, " lie e. i)laine(i furllier. " We liave formal sorority, fraternity and all - seliool affairs, sweater - and - skirt swings, teas and recejjtions. Yes. we go from tea to tails, and from formality to frivolity. " I ' reshmen turned out en masse for the annual formal reeiption given for them early in the yeai- by the faculty. ' I ' liey were amazingly at ease as tlu ' y went through the receiving line. A reception for up|)er- classmen came lalt ' r. " I was impressed by l ingo ' s account of Religious Kmphasis Week. ' Ibis was iield in I ' ebruary. when guest speakers con- ducted seminars, individual conferences, addressed the student body at evening ses- sions, and in return were entertained by organizations on tlu ' cam])us at dinners and luncheons. ' Phis stimulated interest in religion car- ried through the rest of the year, Bingo said. Bonfire pep rally . . . Formal dance by the Greeks . . . All-college dance. Informal tea . . . Freshman-faculty reception. :3i] As we walked toward llie powerhouse and greenhouse, the Beai ' cat told me about Personal Appraisal ' ek usually held in Ahireh. " ' How to Make the Most of What You Have but Don ' t Use ' might well he the theme of this week. " stated my genial guide, " But this year, perhaps because of economic conditions, we had a lu-altii emphasis week climaxed by a convention on the campus March 14 of the Missouri Health, Physical Education and Recrea- tion Association. " Now take a look behind scenes, " he said. " The men in the powerhouse, the greenhouse, those we saw repairing the roads, laying the sidewalks, cutting grass and trimming the shrubbery form the basis of efficiency on this camjjus. Be- sides, there are those who keep the buses and cars in repair so they can bring the high school and grade children to Horace Mann school every day. " Without their willing cooperation, we would be freezing in our rooms, com- plaining because we had no warm water, stumbling over broken walks or wading knee deep in mud. " The Powerhouse. The Greenhouse. ;!2] " Doiri i () vet, l)t ' c;uis(. ' I liincii ' l told you about ( ' .i iliaii Pilot Traiiiiiijj;. " pcrsislod Hiiigo, who was a storrhousc ot " iiironna- tioii. " Many hoys have ' sprouted wiui s " sinci ' it was first organizod in 1111(1. Si ' vi-ral of the boys lune finished theii ' instruetor trainiui " , and others are iightiui;; tor L ' uele Sam in the army. na y or marine corjjs. W ' e ' rt ' proud of C a p 1 a i u Kdward G. Sihullz and liis Hying cadets. " And just recently it was announc-ed of- ficially that the Navy department has ac- cepted the curricula of the Northwest Mis- souri State Teachers College for the V-1 program for the training of pros|)ective Xa al Reserve Ollicers. " Hingo hastened to add. Indei ' tiiis plan, lu ' |)ointe(l out. boys helwciu the ages of 17 and 111. inclusiM ' , may enlist as ai)|)rentice seamen an l con- tinui ' in College at their own expense for the equivalent of two academic years. By now, doubtless, you see Bingo, the Bearcat, typilies the spirit on the campus. He represents you, and you, and you. It is through you, the student. Iliat he will continue to live. Be loyal to him. and our . lma Mater will survive the turmoil that exists today, and be active in the recon- struction of tomorrow. By Peggy Cunningtiam Trying out the new walk. Tuning up the buses. mam H H i ■F ' -1 ■ jE g -1 j ■P « 1 [33] Civilian l iiiii Training: ' iproiitiiig Wings The College is coojx rating with the United States goveniiiu ' iit in maintaining tlie local r.i ilian Piioi Training program. Although this instruction is ])rimarily in- tended as training for entrance into the air corps, students also may go into advanced classes and receive a commercial pilot ' s license and an instiiictor ' s rating. The C. P. T. was started here in the sum- mer of 194(1 with one primary unit of ten students. At that linu ' tliere was one flight instructor, and two faculty members served as ground instructors. The airplane and equipment were leased from the Pony Robert L. Main, speech instructor, and Mrs. Main. Express Airways of St. .Joseph. The local unit has since grown to such a point that forty to fifty pilots are trained every four months. .Ml the equipment and the nine planes are owned by the unit itself. Now there are nine flight instructors, and three members of the College faculty are ground school instructors. Captain Edward G. Schultz is supervisor and flight instructor. Captain Schultz is one of the oldest active pilots in the United States and a member of the exclusive " F arly Birds. " He gives the check flights in all the units. The Maryville school of aeronautics is a Type B training center — designated by the . rmy . ir Corps as one that is oper- ated in conjunction with a college. Tiie unit is for C. P. T. use only and cannot he used as a commercial airport. Four courses are offered: Primary, sec- ondarv. cross-country and instructoi " . If a studeid finislies all four courses he re- ceiMs an instructor ' s rating and a com- mercial pilot ' s license. [34 1 The hangars — Ready for a flight. After a perfect landing — Among the clouds. Some of the boys who received their in- structor ' s ratings liere are now training pilots in the air corps at various centers throughout [hv I ' nilid States. Many of the gra(huitcs liave gone into tlu ' air corps and some are now on acli x ' (hity at war fronts over the world. The Maryvilh ' unit has turned out two girls with pilofs licenses — Doris Bristol of Maryville and Martha Harnian of St. Joseph. .Ml of the hf)ys iu training here now will enter the army or navy air cor|)s when they have cf)m])letcd lluii ' primary or sec- ondary training. On good flying (hiys. the airport is a bee- hive of activity from early in the morning until late in the evening, and much of the time is devoted to night flying. First, the ship is given a thorougli check, then it is fueled and " warmed up. " After these preliminaries the llight periods with the instructor begin. The climax of the Hying i)r()gram is the lirst " solo " when the student takes the plane up by himself. Usually the thrill of the first solo gives the sludeiit a greater desire to tly and more confidence in his fuluic as a pilot. Thus encouraged, llie sludcnt icdinihlcs his elVorls lo obtain tlie coveted wings. [35] Rut Firsl He Came tu Learn £ • " AfliiiiiiisfrafHiii aiifl Fa iiltv [37] Lloyd W. King, State Superintendent of Schools, Jefferson City; Walker LaBrunerie, St. Joseph; Dr. Jesse Miller, Maryville; R. L. Douglas, St. Joseph; M. E. Morris, Trenton; Edmond McWilliams, Plattsburg. Not in the picture: Fred M. Harrison, Gallatin. The Boai-il of Res(eiits The governing body of the Northwest Missouri Stale Teaeliers College consists of a board of seven members appointed by the governor of the state. This group is known as the Board of Regents. The mem- bers of the board are selected from men throughout the nineteen counties of the northwest district. The board applies its supervisory control tiirough the president of the College. Tile interest of the meml)ers of tiie Board of Regents does not confine itself to tlie administration of the College. These men are interesteid. too, in the various ac- tivities of the College; in the ball games; in the major entertainment programs, and in the students themselves. This spring, E. C. Curfman of Maryville was ajiiiointed by Governor Donnell to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Dr. .Jesse Miller, who has served on tlie l)oard for nearlv sixteen vears. [38] I rc« ii«ldit Cel W. I si III kill President Uel W. Lamkin ' s sane and sensibli ' " U ' f s - kcfp - our - feet - on - the - ground " pliilosophy dui ' ing this eritieal year has been translated into eool-headed action on tiie part of botli faculty and student body. His judieious words. " Let us keep our feet on the ground ... let us do the work well which we have undertaken to do. " on that nuinorablc assembly December 8, 1941. we will not forget. Not panic, but a resolute. let " s-face-it calm followed that assembly. A few days later, the inslilulion as ])rou(i to count itself among tlie one hun- dred per cent in the puix-hase of defense stamps. faculty-student defense coimcil set to work and found numerous ways in which the entire College could help in the all-out war etl ' ort. The leader ' s words were having their eflfect. This is the sort of leadership that has made tiie College what it is today for since Mr. Lamkin arrived as president in 1921, the institution has known tremen- dous growth and progress, and this growth and i)rogress has been reflected o er the entire area. This is the sort of leadership that instills in tile students who ai ' e a part of the so- ciety on this campus the ideals which they will carry into the world; ideals wiiich they will always cherish and for which they would willingly sacrifice and tiglil. [3d: J. W. Jones Dean of Faeuliy Education has jDrogressed rapidly on our campus, aided largely by the efforts of Dean J. W. Jones. Contrary to the ancient custom. Dean Jones believes in crossing his bridges before he gets to them. Consequently, a stu- dent may plan his entire four-year schedule at the start, so thai in llic end lie will not discover that he lias failed to meet some currieidar ref[uireinenl. Tlie i)roverbial di-ead of an appearance befori ' the dean does not hold for oin- stu- (U ' lits. .Mthough Dean .loiies may be stern with " slackers, " he is fair witli " workers, " and whenever a sludi ' ut iceeives a " yes " or a " no " from the Dean he need not doubt that his case has been judged fairly. Personnel I ' ollowinij the modern trend the deans of women and of men have been replaced l)y directors of personnel. These offices of |)ers()imel function not only in a dis- cii)liiiary way. but as advisory boards lianding out aid and advice to students. These offices jilan social activities, ade- ([iiate liousing coiulitions. and em])loy- nunt facilities for students. They strive to aid students to get the most out of their college life; thej ' stress the social as well as th e academic. In general, oiu ' |)er- sonnel offices are ready to help those w lio need it. Marian B. Lippitt Wilbur Stalcup [40 1 Ailiiiiiii5 l rail ii»ii FllANCKS Al.DlUCH, ( ' AillfgC Xui ' Se h.N., Nebraska Mi-th.Miist Hospital. FiiANCis H. Anihonv. llfiilth Administrdtioii H.A.. I ' liivcrsity ol " Missouri ; M.D., Washiu lDU L ' nivcrsit.N ; (u ' iuiiiutc St tide nt. Vienna ; Mo.v al Ophtlialniii-. Ohts ow . Lrcii.i.K BuL ' MiiALdii, Assoridtt ' Lihniritm li.S., NortliMcst Missouri State Tcaclu ' rs ColIcKf; (iriuluatc Student, University of Illinois Library School ; (Colorado l ' nivcrsit. ' School of;ir. ' Service. William Hitchinson. Assishml in Library B.S., Northwest Missouri Slate Teachers College. Helen Krameh, Publicitij Directar A.B,, Northwest Missouri State Teachers College; Bachelor of Journalisin, University of Missouri. Maugamet Owen, Assisttuit Librnridn A.B., University of Missouri; (iratluale Stiuleiit, University of Missouri. Mhs. Kyle Phares, Miiniujcv of BiKik Store (Iraduate of the -Maryville Business College. V. A. HicKENBROOE. Biirscu ' (iraduate. Cedar Bapids Business College; M. Accts., Avalon College. Dorothy Truex, Assistunt I)irccfi r o Personnel for Vonieii, Head of Residence Hall A.B., William Jewell; M.A., University of Mis- souri; Graduate Student, Columbia University. HuTH ViLLARs, Director of Residence Hall B.S., University of Iowa; Graduate Student, Cornell. C. Edwin Wells. Librarian A.B., Park College; A.M.. Park :ollege; Craduate Studi-nt in Santiago, Chile. Also: Raleigh E. Baldwin, Registrar B.S.. University of S()uth Dakota; M.. ., Univer- sity of South Dakota. LoN E. Wilson. Director of (Jaadrangle B.S.. Northwest Missouri State Teachers College ; Graduate Student. Colorado College of Education; University of Missouri. liliiiiliNli Anna M. Paintich. Cluiirnum of Enijlish Dcixirtnient D.A., Earlliaiu ColliKc : M.A., C.oluinliin liiivcr- sity; Ciiuluate StuiU-iit. L ' liivcisity of CalilOiiii:! ; Sorboiinc; Ph.D., Yale Uiiivcisity. KsTi;i,i.. Bow .MAN, Hiuilish B.A., Waslibuiii: M.. ., Univei-.sity of Kansas: Graduate Student, University of Wisconsin; Uni- versity of Uciliirado; t ' .ambridgc, England: Colum- bia University. Mattik M. I)vki:s, Hniilish B.S., Northwest Missouri State Teachers College: M.. ., University of Chicago; Oraduale Student, University of London; University of Candnidge. England; University of Chicago. MAiuiAttET Ruth Lowery, English B.A., Colorado State Teacliers College; M.A., Uni- versity of Chicago; Ph.D., Yale University: Lift. D., Colorado State College of Education. Eugene E. Seubeut, English A.B., University of Missouri; . .M., Washington University. Foreign Laiigiisige Blanche H. Dow, Chairman of Foreign Language Department A.B., Smith College; M.A., Columbia University: Diploma, School of Expression, Boston; Member of Garrick Players, Washington, D. C. ; Graduate Student, Sorbomie; Ph.D., Columbia University. Spee€ li John J. Hudin. Acting Chairman of Speech Dcpia ' Iment . .B., Willamette University: .M.A., Boston Uni- versity; Graduate Student, Northwestern School of Speech. RoiiEiif L. Main, Speech . .B.. Bedlands University; M.A., University of Southern California. [42 1 lii i« lii:vi;N S. I i:.Iaiim:i Ti;, C.luiiniuin of Music IJcjxirlnient It. Mils., L ' iii crsit. of Kiiiisiis; M..V.. New V(irk UniviTsit.N ' : I-; l. n.. Now York I ' nivci-sity. IJ.VZKL E. C. RTKH, Mlisic M.S., Northwest Missouri .Stiilr ' lV;iclirrs Cnllini ' ; M.A., Columbia University; (iraiiu;it - Shnlcnt. University of Southern California. Alick IL.SLEY, Music Bachelor of Music, Oberlin College; Master ol ] Iusic, Northwestern; Study with Leonid Ki-eut- zcr in Tokyo; Student of Oriental Music at the Sato Music School. M.viu.vx J. Kerh, Piano iii l ilanuoiuj l!..M., Oberlin College. Ruth Nelson, Music B.A., Carleton College; Master of Music, Uni- versity of Michigan; Violin study in liurope with Carl Flesch; in the United States with Czer Wonky : Dallas Symphony Orchestra, lft39-1941. W. Glenn Ruff, Music G.S., I-ort Hays, Kansas, State College; M.M.E.. University of Kansas; Graduate Student, Uni- versity of Kansas; Band Arranging with N. De- Rubertis: Clarinet with W. W. Gormly; Voice with H. E. Malloy. Also: H. N. Schuster, Voice B.A., Northwest Missouri State Teachers College; M.. ., Northwestern University; Graduate Student. Northwestern University; Pupil of Thus. Noble MacBurney, Chicago; Francesco Daddi, Chicago Opera Co.; Florence and Rudolph Magnus, Chicago. Fiiio vis Olive S. DeLlce, ClutiniKiu of Fine Arts Deparlmcnl B.S., Teachers College, New York; A.M., Columbia University; Graduate Student, Sorbonne; Student, Arthur W. Oow, . ndre I. ' Hote, I ' aris; Ait Stu- dents League, New Y ' ork Cit. ' . Carrie Hopkins, English and Fine .Xrls B.Pd., State Teachers College of Colorado; li.S., Noi-thwest Missouri State Teachers College: Stu- dent, Univei ' sity of Chicago, ;43i Edii4 siii4»ii m.di llo.MKH T. I ' liii.Lii ' s, Education U.S.. ( ' .(■ntral Missouri State Teachers College; .M.. ., Columbia Vniversity; Graduate Student, (ieorge IN-alxtdy College for Teachers; Columbia Universit.N ' ; University of Southern California; University of Denver. A. II. CooPKii, EdiiCdtion mid Director of Extension li.S.. Northwest Missouri State Teachers College; M. I- ' d., Harvard University; (iniduate Stmlent, Harvard University; University i f Missouri. M. (). (ANMNfiH. M, Education and Director of Horace Mann School . .l!.. Westminster College; M.A., University of Missouri; (iraduate Student, University of Colo- rado, Universitj- of Missouri. Hkhbeut K. Dieti:rich, Education and Principal of Horace Mann High School B.. .. Missouri Yesleyaii ; M.A., University of Missouri; Craduate Student, Ohio State University. HuTH Keith, Education B.S., University of Missouri; M.A., University of Missouri; Stephens College. Chloe E. MiLiJivAX, Education B.S., Central Missouri State Teachers College ; M. A., Columbia University; Graduate Student, Colum- bia University; I.eland Stanford University. Doha B. SMUfH, Education U.S.. Central Missouri State Teachers College; Ph.B., University of Chicago; M.. ., Columbia Univer- sity; Graduate Student, University of Missouri; University of Colorado; Northwestern University. Leslie G. Somehville. Education and Chiurman of Extension Division U.S.. Northwest Missouri State Teachers College; M.A.. University of Missouri; Graduate Student. Colorado State College of Education. Also: K. THERINE Fran KEN, Education B.S., University of Missouri; M.A., Columbia University; (iraduate Student. University of Chi- cago; UniversitN ' of Iowa; University of Colorado. Mahgarkt Fii.VNKEN, Education U.S., University of Missouri; M.. ., Columbia Uni- versity; Graduate Student, Columbia University; University of Missouri. Grace M. Shepherd, Education Kansas State Teachers College; B.. ., Hastings College; .M.. ., Colund)ia University: Graduate Student, University of Chicago; Columbia Uni- versity. [44] Il4»lll Hkitik M. Anthony, Chair- man of Home Economics Depaiinicnl B.A.. University of Missouri; M.A., Columbia University; Graduate Stu- dent, Kings College, London; Oxford. England; University of Wales; Columbia University. Ilni-; (AV ASii, Home Economics li.S., Nortlnvcst Missouri State Teaeli- ers Collejie; M.A., University oT Mis- souri ; Craduate Student, University of Minnesota, Columbia University, University of Cliicago. Marjory Klliott. Home Economics B.S., University of Missouri; M.A., UniveT ' sity of Missouri. Phvi!iic 8il Ktliicatioii f E. A. Davis, Director of Mhlflics and Physical Ediicalion for Men B.A., Transylvania (■.ollcse; U.S., Ndi-lliwcst Mis- souri State Teachers College; (iraduatc Student, Louisiana State University; M.A., (W-or c I ' cahody College for Teachers; Graduate Student, (leorgc Peabody College for Teachers. Miriam Waggoxeu. Director of Pliiisical Education for Women B.A., Hanover College; M.A., University of Iowa. WiNCiii Axx Carruth, P ); .s c( Educiilion for Women B.S., George Peabody College for Teachers; -M.S.. Louisiana State University; Graduate Stndint, Duke Universit ' . Ryland Milner, Physical Ed neat ion for Men B.S., Northwest Missouri State Teachers College; Graduate Student, George Peabody C illege for Teachers, Louisiana State University. Wilbur N. Stalcup, Physie(d Edncation for Men, Director of Personnel for Men B.S., Northwest Missouri State Teachers College; Graduate Student, George Pc-.iliody Collegi ' for Teachers; M.S., Louisiana State University. .4 .SO; M. xiNE Williams, Physical Edacidion for Women . ssociate of . rts, Stephens CnUege; It.S., Univer- sity of Iowa; M.A., University of h va. [45] Iti4 l4»; v William Thaco Garrett, Clxiiriinin of Biology Deparlmcnt. B.A., Westminster College: .M.A., University of Cliieugo; Graduate Student. University i i C.liicMgi). Kenneth Simons, Iliolomi. B.S., South Dakota State: M.S., South Dakota State: Graduate Student, University of Minnesota, Univefsit.N ' ol " .Missouri. OoogrsiiiliT Arthur J. Caufi " iei,d, Geogru jhij. B.A., Northern Oliio; B.S., University ol " Chicago; M.A., University of Wisconsin : (iraduate Student. University of Colorado, University of California. Carol Y. Mason, Geograpluj- B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., Clark University; Ph.D., Clark University; Graduate Student, Uni- versity of Chicago. riioiiiiwtrv M. W. ' ILS() ■, Cheinislri . B.A., OIi -t; M.S., University of Chicago. Agrii iilliire R, T. Wright, Chairnntii of AyriciiUiirc Department. B.S., UnivtTsit.N ' oC Missouri ; M.A., Uiiivci ' sity ol ' Missouri. Frank Horsiall, Agriculhirc. B.S., University of Arkansas ; M.A., University of Missouri; Ph.D., University of Missouri. R. T. HuRRLE, Voeational . jricuUure. B.S., University ol ' Missouri; (iraduate Stuileiil, University of Missouri. r46i 3liiili4 ' nisili( s .1. NoHVEL S.VYi.EH, Cluiinntin o( Mctthcniatics Dcintrlnu ' iit .l!.. Ninlhwcst Missouri State Tcadirrs (.ollisi ' : M.S., I ' nivcrsity iil ' liiwa: (InHlllalc Stmliiit. liii- Vfrsit.N ' ol Io :i. ( " lEdlUlK li. (llll.HKl; I ' . Mdlliciiuilics U.S., National Normal I ' liivcisity ; H.. ., National Normal University; M.. ., National Normal Uni- versity, Ohio: Crailnate Stndeiit. University of (;llieasXo, liii crsit, i ' ashili;;toii. K A I iii ' iiiNK Hklwu;. Mdllu-iniilics U.S., Northwest Missouri State I ' eaeliers College; Graduate Student, University ol ' C.hieago, Univer- sity of Missouri. l livKi4 al St»ii»n€»e ,)osi;pH W. H. KE, Phijsics K. .. University of Illinois; M.. ., North " istern University; Ph.D., University ol Kansas. COIIIIIK ' IMM ' ll.vudi.i) Xkkce, Actiiici ChtiiriiKin of Ihc Commerce Department B.. ., Southwest Missouri State Teachers ( " .ollese; B.S., .Southwest Missouri State Teachers College; M.S., Oklahoma . and M. W. W. ( " .()(iK, Commerce X.V,., Drury College; M.B.. ., Ohio State Uni- versity. Inez R. Lewis, Commerce and Business Administration U.S., Northeast Missouri State Teachers College; M.A., Columbia University. [•17] Iiicliijiifrisil Arts DoNAi.n . Vai.k, C.hdinmin of liidiislrial Arts Ueparlincnl. B.S., Michigan Western State Teacliers College; JI.S., University of Michigan: (iraduate Student, University of Michigan, Harvard University. David W. Crozier, Industrial Arts. B.S., Northwest Missouri State Teachers ( " ollege. .Mai!V M. Fishkm. Iiuliislriid Arts. U.S., University of .Missouri; M.. ., ( olunihia Uni- versity: Graduate Student, University of Southern ( ' alifornia. Jkwki, r,. Mykrs, Industrial Arts. B.S., Northwest Missouri State Teachers College. Social Si»ieiit e Eugene H. Klkinpf.i.l, Chairman of Social Science Dejxtrtnient. A.B., state University of Iowa; M.S., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Ohio State University. Hubert G. rrett, Socitd Science. B.S., Northwest Missouri State Teachers College; M.. ., University of Nel raska; (Graduate Student. University of Iowa. T. H. Cook, .American Histori . B.S., Stanberry Normal School: Student, Uni- versity of Colorado. Harry G. Dilbine, European Histori . B.. ., Xorth vestern University; M. . ., Northwest- ern I ' niversity; Fh.l)., Northwestern Universitv. Henry A. Foster, History and Political Science. B.A., Yale University; M.. ., University of Chi- cago; Ph.D., Leland Stanford University. Albert Blumenthal, Social Science. . .Ii.. Universit ' of Montana ; M.. ., University of Montana: IMi.l).. University of ( ' hiciigo. [48] V Seated: Barbara Zeller, Velma Cass, Eunice Scott, Marjory Stone, Evelyn Badger. Standing: Mary Ellen Horan, Elizabeth Botkin, Harry Darr, Richard Miller, Evelyn Piper, Lauranne Woodward. Room Teachers Not only is a stuck ' nl tcacluT responsi- ble to a college professor concerning his teaching methods, but lie is also under the supervision and observation of the room teachers at the Horace Mann labora- tory school. These room teachers, in turn, are under the supervision of the theory instructors. They keep the Horace Mann classes from lacking continuity which could easily result from the change of student teachers from ([uarter to qiuuter. To a student teacher, ;i])prthensive but determined to succeed, the room teacher is a source of valuable help. At the be- ginning, he Iiel|)s the new teaciier to formulate general plans for the term. Tlie student is given a " day of grace " and relaxation to observe tile instruction of the room teacher. The student must prepare lesson plans for all his class work, but before he may put them into execution they must be a])])roved by his room teacher. From fre- ((uent confei-ences the student obtains advice and encouragement. During the ((uarti ' r the room teacher watches closely the student teachers under his super- vision and guides them through tiie first hew ildeiing days, then bids them good- bye at tile end of the term with best wisht ' s for the real joh. [49: He Gets Ae«|iiaiiiiiecl c C 0¥€ cf€ jfCf i:iitss oi 10 15 CLASS OFFICERS Beverly Blagg, Treasurer; Jack Leuck, President; Eleanor Peck, Secretary; J. Luther Dougan, Vice-President. [5i: Row 1 Row 2 Kloriliu AhrN K(-iiii(-tli Allan S:iv:iTiii;ili, Mn. (:raij4. Mo. Nanini Abels (idi-nian Allen Sav:iiin:ili, Mr). Weston, .Mo. Moiia Alrxanclcr .Tinimic Lou Anderson SliciKUHinah. la. Platte City. Mo. Fresliiiieii Row 1 Row 2 Row 3 Row 4 Row 5 Shirley Anderson Paul Ba.srord Helen Boyersraith Marjorie liuseh Ruth Clayton Maryville, Mo. Maryville, Mo. St. Joseph, Mo. Oregon, Mo. New Market, la. Hattie Archer Howard Bauer Emerita Brady Lois Carmichael Ruth Collins Burlington Jet.. .Mo. Osborn, Mo. Conception. .Mo. Pickering, Mo. Blanchard, la. Richard . rgo Vernelle Bauer Helen Brand Charles Carter, Jr. Jim Cork en Skidniore, Mo. Maryville, Mo. Helena, Mo. Maryville, Mo. Burlington Jet., Mo. Carol Lee Arney . Inia Lou Baum Eugene Brodrick Clarence Carter Pauline Cooper Ridgeway, Mo. Rosendale, Mo. Maryville, Mo. Maryville, Mo. Sheridan, Mo. Margaret . rnoId Darlene Beck Mary Ruth Brown ■Tames ( arter Hattie Mae Costello Bridgewater, la. Blanchard, la. Maryville, .Mn, Maryville, Mo. Maryville, Mo. Patience Bagley Beverly Blagg lary Bruce Paul Clabaugh Joyce Cox Ehno, Mo. Maryville, Mo. Maryville, Mo. Albany, -Mo. New Hampton, Mo. Margaret Baker Dorothy Blank Lois Bunch Marion Clardy Gene Gulp Maryville, Mo. Coin. la. Craig, Mo. Maryville, Mo. Bethany, Mo. Baldwin C.erald Bohnenblust Dorothy Lee Bundy Una Claypool Connie ( urnutt Hopkins, Mo. Pattonsburg, Mo. Graham, Mo. Crescent, la. Jefferson City. Mo. Row 1 Hiiy Diivis l)cK: ll). M(i. KlISM-ll l)ii:;ilU| A lll, l. . ICIizabcth Dil ' riist lUilKc-wiiy. M,.. Freii liiiieii Vyvyaii Diet ' Maiyvillc, Mo. Il. ' hii Dills Alliiiny. M.i. Anna Jean Durtnn (Inifk, Mo. Row 1 Row 2 Row 3 Row 4 Row 5 Wilnia l):iniew(iO(l Frederick Fiilkersoii Marjorie Hart Jo Henson IJoyd Hutchinson IJcaionI, la. Savamiali, Mo. l-:agleville. Mo. Maryville, Mo. Graham, Mo. Robfii Dunham Kathleen Carrett lietty Hass Russell Hohhs Norma Lcc Hyde Wt ' stboro, Mo. Mah.y. la. Grant City, Mo. Breckenri{ige, Mo. St. Joseph, Mo. Margaret Engelmami Mai ' ie (lillilanil Harold Hayncs Melvin Hogan Marjorie Ingham Maryville, Mo. Carrollton, Mo. Richmond, Mo. Bethany, Mo. Ridgeway, Mo. Mack Farmer Jean Gilpin Donald Heath Nancy Holloway Margaret Irvin Platte City, Mo. Faucett. Mo. King City, Mo. Skidmore, Mo. Bethany, Mo. Marion Fanrotc Mary Ann Hanihlin Anna lieflin F:iniarie Holmes Gail Iske Fontanclle, la. Sharpshurg. la. Conception Jet., Mo. Shenandoah. la. King Cily, Mo. Vivian Foley HehMi Hantilton Jean Heflin Hollis Holt Ruth Jahne Weston, Mo. Maryville, Mo. liarnard, Mo. Helena, Mo. Maryville, Mo. Mary Fothergill Earl Hardy Mary Heflin Edward Horn Joy Jameson Rosendale, Mo. Crant :ity, Mn. Conception Jet., Mo. Maryville, Mo. King City, Mo. Eulaine Fox Hubert Harrison John Henggeler Betty Jane Howe Betty Jennings Coin, la. Hurlington .let.. Mo. Maryville, .Mo. King City, Mo. Stanberry, Mo. Row 1 Row 2 .luniiir .liilinsoii Shirley Klmr i;ss.- . l;i. .lanu ' spnrt. Mo. .liiiiicr .lunlan Martha Kraschcl Alhnitic. l:i. Farragut, hi. IlfU ' ii KcUcy Lois h ' y (Irnvity, la. ClcarftcUl, la. Fresliiiieii Row 1 Row 2 Row 3 Row 4 Row 5 liarlmra Johnson .lean Marsh Beulah Mercer Sue .Moore Vance Parman Roscndale, Mo. Darlington. Mo. Grant City, Mo. Maryville, Mo. .Vlliany, Mo. Jack Lcuck H il)crt Matluiiy Alma Middleton Donald Moreland Gerald Par.sons Maryville, Mo. lilaiKha7 i. la. Savannah, Mo. Oshorn, Mo. Hatfield, .Mo. Ola Mae Lincoln Maryville, Mo. CIcta McCInrg Maiyviilc. Mo. Esther .Miller Fairfax, Mo. Curtis Nelson Hatfield, Mo. Bonnie Patterson Maitland, Mo. Eleanor P,-eU Wilma Linvilli- Clarence McConkey Mack Miller Marian Nunnellcy Rock Port, Mo. Skidniore, Mo. .Vlbany, Mo. Platte City, Mo. Maryville, Mo. Roberta Peters Bernita Lykins I ' atsy MeDeiniott Will Miller Coleen O ' Brien Fairlax, Mo. Staiil)erry, Mo. Bridgewater. la. Fairlax, Mo. Brookfleld, Mo. Ralph Phillips Paul Lynam Gcneya McDowell Zee .Miller Bill Osburn Boone, la. Corning, la. Maiyville. Mo. Graham, Mo. Craig, Mo. Phyllis Price Maryville, Mo. Viola Malson Gentry, Mo. Shirley McCinnis Craig. Mo. Marjorie Mitchell Maryville, Mo. Glee Palm Farragut, la. Eris Quinn King City, Mo. Viola Mann Wayne McQuerry Helen Mohr Chester Parks Darlene Ramsey Tarkio, Mo. BIythedale, Mo. Prescott, la. Bethany, Mo. Hopkins. .Mo. Row 1 Fresliiiieii Row 2 Hcrnice Uichnrds (llaribrl SaniU ' rs Corning, la. C.i ' inncll, la. Bi ' vcily Richiii Kls Myrtle ScliniMilcr Hnrnard, Mo. lllockton. la. . lict ' Hitlgi ' wa.v Mary (Uu ' olyn Scluislcr St. .Fosepll, .Mo. Maiyvillc. Mo. Row I liill Scott (irahani. Mo. Betty Shields Bedlolil. la. Wendell (Irant City. Mo. Walter Smith Tarkio, Mo. Ivadene Snead .■klhany. Mo. . lice Spainhower Maryville, Mo. Morris Spangler Maryville, .Mo. Beryl Sprinkel Holt, Mo. Row 2 Thelnia StalVord (iravity, la. Oren Staley Kea, .Mo. Harr.N ' Steele Bethany, Mo. Rohert Sti ' ltcr Maryvilh ' . M.i. Kdwin Stevenson Tarkit), Mo. . nna Belle Stone DeKalb, Mo. Clara Sulleiiger Polo, .Mo. Maxine Sweat ■Xlbany, Mo. Row 3 William Tair Princeton, .Mo. ICdgar Temple Nettletoii, Mo. Riehar-d Thomas Hemple. Mo. Hetty .loe Thompson Maryville, Mo. Mary Thompson Barnard, Mo. Crace Ushlcr Maysville, lo. Bill Vest Farragut, la. Verlin Vulganiott Marj-ville, Mo. Row 4 .Mary N ' agner Massena. la. .lean Warren Havenwood. Mo. Ih-ne ■alkup Blanchard, la. Clairl N ' aynian .Vlbany, Mo. ISoh Weston Rarnarti, Mo. Marguerite Whaley Maryville, lo. . ldyce Whitehill Shenandoah, la. .lane Wilson ( learnionl. Mo. Row 5 Richai ' d Wiseman Quitman, Mo. Florine Woir (iraham. Mo. Lola Woir Thayer, la. ICileen Wood .MIendale, Mo. I. oren W »r " kriian Maryvilh-. .Mo. I ' .obeita Wray Maryville, .Mo. Kathryn Wrigni Skidmore, Mo. Mary Francis Young Richmond, lo. Lucille Younger Fairfax, Mo. .A ' " fc-V. ' ■ tc§- Class of 1»44 CLASS OFFICERS Betty Drcnnan, Treasurer; Barbara Kowitz, President; Wilbur Shoemaker, Vice- President; Belvidene Crain, Secretary. J§ m§ [50 1 Row 1 Helen Adams Albany, Mo. Sophomores Itex Adiinis Maryvillc, Mo. Louise Allen Hca, Mo. Richard Applcman Skidnutrc, Mo. Row 2 MaiK irct Ai-tluir Sniithville, Mo. Frieda Barrett Skidniore, Mo, William IJarton St. Joseph, Mo. Donald Bassett Skidniore, Mo. Row 3 Bessie Belcher Mary vi He, Mo. Franklin Bithos Maryville, Mo. Nelrose Boggess Stanberry, Mo. Estella Bond Sheridan, Mo. Row 4 Betty Bower Cowgill, Mo. J. R. Carpenter Bolckow, Mo. Margie Chapman Northboro, la. Virdell Claypool Crescent, la. Row 5 Pauline Coats Fairfax, Mo. Belvidene Crain Bolckow, Mo. Eugene Cross Benton, la. Alfredo Cruz San Jose, Costa Rica Row 6 Duane Cunning Clearfield, la. Helen Curry Hock Port, Mo. Dennis Davidson Maysville, Mo. Elizalieth Davis Cambria, la. [57 ] Row 1 Dot Dawson Stanberry, Mo. William Doran Maryville, Mo. Betty Drenuan Corning, la. Kohert I-isniingcr St. Joseph, Mo. Row 2 Frances Elam McFall, Mo. Buford Elliott Osborn, Mo, Edward Enos Adel, la. Ronald Ensign Cameron, Mo. Row 3 Xellie Paris Graham, Mo. Joyce Fink Avalon, Mo. Dorotliy Fulhr Mount Ayr, hi. Paul Gates River Grnvc Row 4 Mildred Gathman Mill Grove, Mo. Irene Gault Amity, Mo. Betty Gay Cameron, Mo. Elaine Gorsuch Barnard, Mo. Row 5 Madonna (irantliam Ravcnwood, Mo. Louise Gray Hopkins, Mo. James C. Gregory Maryville, Mo, Joy Ha gee Lenox, la. Row 6 Esther Jean H;iII Wilcox. M... Wilbur HainliiH- Wilcox. Mo. Dorthy Harrisnn Eagleville, Mo. Irene Heidenian Maryville, Mo. [58] l oplioiiiores Cl P m Yj Row 1 Betty Hollcn Clivc, la. Irene Hoover Itloekton, la. Sophomores Hiiynioiui Ilutclniison M;ir.vvill -, Mo. Harold .lohnsoo Red Oiik, hi. Row 2 Kinnia Hiilh Ivciulnll Maryville, Mo. Dorothy Kingsley Bedford, la. Henrietta Keyes Union Star, Mo. Helen Klannn King City, Mo. Row 3 Harl ara Kow itz Helena, M, . Warren I.ainliart . ll.any. Mo. Jack Lang.ston Watson, Mo. Edwina Lawrence Rusliville, Mn. Row 4 liette Lepley Clearfield, la. Howard .Matlden Bedford, la. Dorothy Masters Maryyillc, Mo. Herman McCianaliaii Edgerton, Mo. Row 5 CeraUI McKee Pickering, Mo. Jane McMaster Burlington .let.. Mo. Carol McMillan Tarkio, Mo. . nna .McMullin St. Joseph, Mo. Row 6 Mary McNeal Crahani, Mo. Nelson Meadows Cairo, 111. Frances .Meyer Hedison, Mo. [59 : Row 1 Billy Minshall Jlodfiia, Mo. Dorothy Montgomery Maryville, Mo. James Montgomery Maryville, Mo. Marion Moyes VnioM Star, Mo. Row 2 Miriam Murren Shenandoah, la. Alice Noland Maryville, Mo. Marlene Osborn Craig, Mo. Donald Ottman Richmond, Mo. Row 3 William Perry Mound City, Mo. William Phares Maryville, Mo. John Quinlan Perry, Kas. f ophoinores Doris Reed Braddyville, la. Row 4 David lUlth Princeton, Mo. Rosella Sample Stewartsville, Mo. Ruth Sanders Maitland, Mo. Wilbur Shoemaker Plattsburg, Mo. Row 5 Darlenc Showalter Sheridan, Mo. Paul Smith Blockton, la. Betty Jo Snow Stewartsville, Mo. Norma Sockler Maryville, Mo. Row 6 Esther Spainhower Maryville, JIo. Doris Lee Spicer Polo, Mo. Pauline Staggs Agency, Mo. [60 ] ' i V Sophomores kh Row 1 Hetty Sti-Plc Draddyville, la. Leo Stroliin Maryville, M(i. Marian Siitlirrlin Bethany, Mo. Muriel Sutton Maryvilte, Mo. Row 2 Donella Taylor Mount Ayr, la. Harvey Thompson Ford City, Mo. lone Thompson Mount . yr, la. Norman Thomason Platte City, Mo. Row 3 Mary Margaret Tilton ( ' ■rant City, Mo. liette Townscnd Savannah, Mo. Mildred Utterback Bartlett, la. HoUis Voas Minburn, la. Row 4 (Irace Walker Hurlington Jet., Mo. Uonnis Walton Omaha, Nebr. Ida W ' atson Maryville, Mo. Kenneth Weedin Fairfax, Mo. Row 5 (Ijemi Wengert C.ilo. la. Hetty White Cameron, Mo. Edward Whysong Fairfax, Mo. Mary Willson Barnard, Mo. Row 6 Marjorie Wray Maryville, Mo. Neva Yahrmark C(iuncil Graham, Mo. Sara Ann Young Richmond, Mo. t Gl 1 S4 li »hii sliip Encli year at comiiu ' iicenicnt exercises, tile College presents awards to students svho liave excelled in their scholastic work. These awards not only recognize high scholastic achievenu ' iit. hut also service to Die institution. A few of the jirizes are in the form of loans or gifts of money. Most of them, iHjwevcr, are either ])ins or medals with an inscription stating the purpose for which they were given. A Bibliophile i)rize is awarded each year by President Lamkin to the student in the senior class who has acquired the best personal library during his four years of college. Byron Stevenson of Tarkio re- ceived this jirize last year. The Howard Leech medal is given an- nually to a junior man who has high scholastic standing and is a leader in extra-curricular activities and athletics. Robert Gregory of Maryville was the win- ner of this medal last year. Fifteen members of the senior class are chosen each year by a faculty committee to be includeil in " Who ' s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Uni- versities. " The student ' s record is con- sidered before entering college and while in college. To be included in the list, a student must have a combination of quali- ties that indicate lie is outstanding and an a.sset to the school. Character, leadership, scholarshi]) and participation in various kinds of activities are considered. Those named for the 1941-42 publication are: Charlene Barnes, Tarkio; Mary Ann Busbv, Marvville; Harvev Davis. Lineville, la.; Victor Karnll. C.rant City; Ena June Garrett, hiryville; Robert Gregory, Maryville; Helen .lohnson, Rosentlale; Walter Johnson, St. Joseph; June Kunkel. Mound City; Mary Frances McCaffrey, Maryville; Richard T. McDougal. Mary- ville; Wallace Oursler. Maryville; Mary Margot Phare.s. Maryville; Ivan Schottel, King City, and Theodore Young, Ridge- way. Tiu ' four higiiest ranking students of each class of the college are recognized by the American Association of University Professors at the annual A. A. U. P. Schol- astic Dinner held each spring. The follow- ing members of the freshman class were honored hist year: Dorothy Harrison. Eagleville; William Cotton. Forest City; Doris Lee Spicer. Polo, and Mary Margaret Tilton, Grant City. From the sophomore class the represen- tatives were Opal McF " arland. Forest City; Werner Hertz. New York City; Gene Yenni, Amazonia, and Helen Cline, Mays- ville. Chosen from the jiuiior class were Wesley McClaren, Elmo; Mary Ann Busby, Maryville; A ' allace Oursler. Maryville, and Beulah Wilkinson, Grant City. The senior class was represented by J. (ilaze Baker. Cainsville; Lucille Jeffrey, Hale; Katherine Lee Gray. Clearmont. and Richard Miller. Cedar Rapids, la. The seniors were rated only on the work done in their senior year. The two seniors who had the highest ranking for the four years were Bertha Mildred Nelson of Guilford and J. Glaze Baker of Cainsville. [62] I Class of 10 i:i rr- . ? . 1 CLASS OFFICERS Elizabeth Lippman, Treasurer; Herschel Bryant, Vice-President; Jim Cook, President; Barbara Lect, Secretary. [63) ( " «• ' ® ® Juniors [64] Row I WiliiiM Ailains |[;ittirl.i, Mu. Chii-a Alien Union Star, Mo. ;uiean Allen M:iryviIIe, Mo. .rcanne Axon Hamilton, Mo. William H -nii. ' tt St. Louis, Mo. Maxiiu ' Illaini ' Hlchnionil. Mn. Connie liuliir lietliaiiy. Mo. red Brady Citnception Jet.. Mo Row 2 Ilah Mac Busby Maryville, Mo. .John Burch Blanehard. la. Betty Campbell Grant City, Mo. .1. D. Carmean Fairfax, Mo. Edward Carniicliael Clarinda, la. Helen (Hiapnian Northboro, la. Mildred Clardy Maryville, Mo. Marjorie Coates Sniithville, Mo. Row 3 James Cook Maryville, Mo. Rex Copeland King City, SIo. Wanda ( ox Fairfax, Mo. Annette Crowe Forest City, Mo. Donald Cummins Burlington Jet., Mo. I t ' ggy Cunningbam Hardin, Mo. Harry Davis DeKalb, Mo. Maxine Decker (Iraham, Mo. Row 4 Katlilceii DoneNon Fairfax, Mo. Margery Driftmier Sbenandoah, la. Gladys Fbert Westboro, Mo. Alice Eden New Market. In. Hilda Elliott Grabam, Mo. Dorotby England .St. Josepb, Mo. Hazel Eulinger Maysville, Mo. Cbristopber Evans Stanberry, Mo. Row 5 Mavis Farmer Macksburg, la. Barbara Garrett Farniington, N. M. Jack Garrett Maryville, Mo. Margaret Hackman Maryville, Mo. Sbirley Hallcn Norfolk, Nebr. Mary Hartness Maryville, Mo. Harold Heekin Marj ' villo, Mo. Maxine Hoerman Altaniont, Mo. Row 6 Hattic Houp St. Josepb, Mo. Eugene Ingram Maryville, Mo. Eileen Isoni Excelsior Springs, Mo. Kennetb Isi ael Bethany, Mo. Maurice Jackson Bedford, la. Baymond Jennings Stanberry, Mo. Eddie Johnson Calhoun, Mo. Balpb King Mar iile, Mo. [65] iCi ? Juniors [66 Jik. h Row 1 H:ii-l)ara Lcct Maryvillc, Mo. I ' auline Li j i-tt Slaiibrriy, Mo. Mli :i])cth IJppniaii Maryvillc. Mo. l " i-aiifisoo LiNboiia. M;iill;ui(i, Mo. .hiiH ' Liltli-s St. .losi-Jill, Mo. •lanics Malonc Clcarinont. Mo. l " .l.ion Mitfh. ' II ItiuliiiKloii .Ift., Mo. i:inHT MitchctI lUirlingt4in Jet.. Mo Row 2 Marvin Mothcrscad Stanberry, Mo. (iordon OvcrstrcH Kansas City, Mo. Hvelyn Oyerly Vrst Mound City, Mo. .Jack Padilla Stuart, la. C end la Pcmljcrton Hritton, Okln. L nn Petrce Hichmond, Mo. l- ninia Poston Maryvillc, Mo. Evelyn Potter Bartlctt, la. Row 3 Norman Pr ' -ston Lenox, la. Mary Elaine Heece Savannah, Mo. Edward Reynolds Skidniore, Mo. Colene Rowland Mound City, Mo. Marshall Russell Amity, Mo. Norman Schaefl ' er Forest ;ity. Mo. Ivan Schottel King (Mty, Mo. Melba Seitz Skitlnion-. Mo, Row 4 Earl Sextitn Union Star, Mo. Hapluiel Sij rist Helena, Mo. Charles Silvy Uethany, Mo. Wanda Sloan Maryvillc, Mo. Eranees Smith rorest City, Mo. Dorothy Stccby Amity, Mi . Robert Steele Rraddyvillc. la. Carolyn Stickerod It.K-k Port, Mo. Row 5 Jean Strong Kelso Clarinda, la. Eva Marie Swaiin Barnard, Mo. Raebael Taul Smitbville. Mo. Kenton Thompson Crant City, Mo. Mary Frances Todd Mound City, Mo. Betty Utter Maryvillc, Mo. Kenneth Walkup HIanchard, la. Morris Walton Maryvillc, Mo. Row 6 Marie Ward Cameron, Mo. Phyllis Watsabaugh C ambria, la. Lawrence Weeda Leavenworth, Kas. Winston Wells Maryvillc, Mo. Ailecn White Ridgeway, Mo. Dean Wiley Pickering, Mo. .Jim Woodburn Maryvillc, Mo. Cene Yenni Fairport, Mo. [67 J Class of 1042 CLASS OFFICERS Harvey Davis, President; Mary Ann Busby, Vice-President; Florence Abarr, Treasurer; June Kunkcl, Secretary. .a§. [fis; Row 1 Florence Abarr Diagonal, la. Mnjor — English; Minors — Mathematics, Music Book Club il); Dance Club (2); Varsity Vil- lagers (3), Sec ' j-Treas. (11 ; Band (3i, Trcas. (1); O ' Neillians (1); Chorus (11 ; A CapiMlla (3) Orchestra (2) ; Senior Class Trnis. Eugene Allen Richmond, Mo. Major — . griculture; Slinors — (ieneral Science, Biology Nadine Allen Kellerlon, la. Major — Primary Education Band (2); Orchestra (11 ; Chorus Ci) ; (iirls ' Ensemble (1); Cappella (1); Barkatzc (;!); Sigma Sigma Sigma (II : O ' Neillians (1) ; A. C. E. (1); Residence Hall i:ouncil (2), Pres. (1) Row 2 Robei-t Alpert Sedalia, Mo. Major — Physical Education; Minors — Soci;(l Science, Industrial Arts M Club (3l Anabel Anderson Carrollton, Mo. Major — Home Economics; Minor — Fine . rts Fine Arts Club (3); See ' y (1); Home Economics Club (1) John Anderson Maysville, Mo. Majors—Physics, Mathematics Sigma Tau Gamma (2), Treas. (1); Student Senate (1) Row 3 Marie Arnett Mar ville, Mo. Major — Elementary Education Barkatze |2|, Vice-Pres. (1); O ' Neillians (li. Pres. (11 Eddice Barber Burlington .lunctioii. Mo. Major — English ; .Minor — Speech Northwest Missourian (li; Varsity Villagers (II ; Pi Kappa Delta (1); Debate (1) Charlene Barnes Tarkio, Mo. Major — Music; Minor — Speech Chorus (41 ; A Cappella (3i; (iirls ' Ensemble (2); Student Senate (II; -Vlpha Sigma . lpha (41; O ' Neillians (li, Sec ' y (li; Residence HaU Council (1), Pres. (1); Student Social Coumiittee (li ; Tower Stall ' il i Row 4 Elmer Barton St. Joseph, Mo. Major — Industrial Arts; Minor — Physical Education M Club (41 Electa Bender Bethany, Mo. Majors — Fine Arts, English Book Club (1); Fine Arts Club (21, Vice-Pres. (li; V. V. C. A. (1) Vida Bernau Earlham, la. Majors — Commerce, Physical Education Barkatze (4); V. A. A. (4), Vice-Pres. (1); Dance Club (3) ; Pi Omega Pi (2) Row 5 Edgar Boner Stanberry, Mo. Major— Biology ; Minor — deneral Science Phi Sigma Epsilon (4i, Pres. (1), Treas. (1); Barkatze (2i; Inter-Fraternity Council (1), Pres. (1,1 Milan Boswell New Point, Mo. Major — Commerce; Minors— Industrial Arts, Physical Education Emma Bro-vvn Maryvillc, Mo. Major — Primary Education Green and White Peppers (4), Treas. (1), Sec ' y (1), Capt. (1); A. C. E. (2); V. A. A. (2), Pres. (1) [ fi ' J 1 Seniors ' ■ Jf " - s; bi..Jr Seniors Row 1 Mary Ann Busby Maryville, Mo. MiO ' Ts-Miif Hsli. Speech; Minor — Sociiil Science y;ltsit.v Vill;igeis 1 .1 1 . Tre;is. (2i: I ' i K:ipp:i Delta (ll. I ' ns. (li; Hook (lul) lli: Debate ( ' .lul i il 1 ; Newman (,lub tli. l res. ilt. See ' ili. Viee- I ' res. (1) Woodrow Canipbi ' ll Stewartsvilk-. Mo. .Major — Englisli; Minor — Social Science Hook Club (li; Writers ' Club (2; France.s Carniean Fairfax. Mo. Major — I ' ine . rt.s; Minor — Knglish Fine . rts Club (4) Row 2 Lois Cisco Bethany. Mo. Major— Elementary Education Intermediate Teachers Club (1); Fine Arts Club (li; V. A. A. ID; Dance Club (li Maurice Cook Barnard, Mo. Major — Music; Minor — Mathematics Phi Sigma Epsilon (.3i: Dance Hanti (1); Con- cert Band iti; Varsity Octet ill; Student Senate l2l; Chorus l4i; Clarinet (Juartet 111 Harvey Davis Lineville, la. Major-Industrial Arts; Minor — Social Science Phi Sigma Epsilon (3i; Historian il), Sgt.-at- Arms 111; Barkatze (2i; Student Social Com- mittee |2i; Bus. Mgr. Tower; Inter-Fraternity Council 111; Senior Class Pres. Row 3 Elwyn DeVore St. Joseph, Mo. Majors — Commerce, Social Science Sigma Tau Gamma l2i; Newman Club (2»; Band 111 Virginia Dorman Maryville, Mo. Major — Fine Arts Fine Arts Club |4l Betty Duncan St. Joseph, Mo. Majors — Physical Education, Social Science Sigma Sigma Sigma (2); dreen and White Peppers (2); W. A. A. |2|. Row 4 Franklin Ewing Excelsior Springs, Mo. Major — Speech ; Minor — Mathematics Pi Kappa Delta |3i; Debate (31, Pres. |H Victor Farrell Grant City, Mo. Major — Physical lulucation; Minors — Social Science, Mathematics M Club (3l, Pres. (ll; Intramural Commission {3} Verla Farrens Clarinda. la. Major — Home Economics; Minor — Social Science Row 5 Robert Fewson Clarinda, la. Major — Music; Minor — Mathematics Sigma Tau (iamma i3i, Treas. (1), Vice-Pres. lli; Band (3i ; Chorus 131 Harold Flammang Sedalia, Mo. Major — Physical Education; Minors — Social Science. Industrial .Vrts M Club (2l; Newman Club (I) Millard Fourt Fulton, Mo. Major — Agriculture; Minors — Biology, (lenpral Science, Industrial Arts M (lul) (3i [■0] Row 1 i;ol)t ' rf Frazer Maryville, Mo. M:ijiir Chemistry: Minor — M;itlu ' ni:itics, (iciu-ral Scienct ' En;i .luiK ' ( " larrett .M;iryvilli Mo. Majors — Social Scicncf, l- ' iif lisll Sigma Sigma Sigma (h; Y. W. ( ' .. A. Cil, Pros. il); Barkatzc C! i ; linuli (liili i2i; Stiiilciit Senate 111 Mildi-ed (ioldner Kolk ' rioii, la. Major — Home Economies; Minor— I- ' iiie .Vrts Varsity Villagers |2|; I ' inc Arts (lull (2i; Home itlconomics Club ' 2i Row 2 .loliii (lottsche Hamburg, la. Major — Commerce ; Minor — Mathematics Sigma Tau Camma (Mi, House Manager (li Virginia Oray Clearmont, Mo. Major l-2nglish; Minors — Social Science, Speech Dance CIulj l. ' ii. Sec ' y (ll; liarkatze ( -1 1 ; Book Chill (1) Marvin ( " ireen Fillmore, Mo. Major — Social Science: Minor — English Row 3 Bob(.Tt Ciregory Maryville, Mo. Major Physical Education: Minors — Social Science, Industrial . rts M (lull (3i, Sec ' y (li Hilda Ilaniblin Braynier, Mo. Major — Music; Minor — English ( " .iris " Ensemble (ll; . Cappella ill; Chorus 111 ; O ' Neillians (2 I .Margaret Hanna Hopkins, Mo. Maj ir — Elementary Education Row 4 Bettye .Iiine Harazim . lexan(lria. La. Major — Ph sical lulucation ; Minor -Speech Dance Club (Si; Alpha Sigma . lpha III; Sigm.i Phi i2p; Crecn and White Peppers i . ' { I : Uesi- denei- Hall Council (2); (J ' N ' eillians i2i Clinton Harvey Clilman City, .Mo. Major— (Commerce; Minor — Social Science Sigma Tau Gamma (;ii Eleanor Hartness Mar vilk ' , .Mo. Maj ir — Commerce ; Min ir — English Hand ili; Orchestra (4i; Dance Club i2i: Varsity Villagers ili. Vice-Pres. (ll; i ' i Omega Pi (3i Row 5 Dorethea Henry , Bedford, la. -Major English: -Minor — Social Science Book Club (21 ; Y. NV. C. A. (21; V. A. A. (2l Coleen Huiatl Maitland, Mo. Majors — Physical Education, Social Science . lpha Sigma . lpha (4i; Pan-Hellenic Council (ll; Residence Hall Council (li; W. A. . . Cli, Pres. (ll; Green and White Peppers (li .Mildred Hunt Maryville. Mo. Major— English; .Minor— Commerce ; 71 : Seniors I eiiiors Row 1 Andrew Johnson Kansas City, Mo. Majors Music, Commerce SliKleiit Setiate il): Phi Sigma Epsilon 11); Band (4i; Orchestra (li; Chorus (4); A ( appella (Ij Hi-k ' n Johnson Rosendale, Mo. Majors — Coninierce, Physical Education Pi Omerga Pi (2i, Corresponding Sec y (1); Dance Club (3), Reporter (li, Pres. (1); March- ing Hand l. ' t) ; O ' Neillians 3.1 Virginia Johnson St. Joseph, Mo. Major —Primary Education Writers ' Cluli I :i i Row 2 WnltiT Johnson St. Joseph, Mo. Afajor — I-Inglish; Minors — Speech, Social Science Northwest Missourian l2l. Editor (ll; Writers ' Chih i2p; Student Senate (ll Catherine Judson St. Joseph, Mo. Major — Primary Education A. C. E. (2), Pres. (1); Sigma Sigma Sigma (2), Vice-Pres. (1) ; Green and White Peppers (2), Reporter (1); Art Club (1) Molly Lou Kemper Graham. Mo. Majors — Commerce, English Varsity Villagers 14) Row 3 Wallace Ketchem Maysville, Mo. Major — Chemistry ; Minors — Physics, Mathematics Y. M. C. A. (2i Virginia Knapp Cameron, Mo. Majors — Social Science, English Book Club (1.1 ; International Relations Club il) June Kunkel Mound City, Mo. Majors — Commerce, English Pi Omega Pi (2), Treas. (1) ; W. A. A. (3) ; Book Club (21 ; O ' Neillians (1) ; Senior Class Scc ' y Row 4 Doris Lauber Savannah, Mo Major — Vocational Home Economics Kappa Omicron Phi 111; Residence Hall Coun- cil |2i Kathryn Lentz Oregon, Mo. Major — Music; Minors — English, Conunerce Varsity Villagers (2); A Cappella (2); Chorus (4); Band (1); Orchestra (2) Jesse Lundy Savannah, Mo. Major — English; Minors — Speech, Commerce Y. M. C. A. i2i, Treas. i2i; O ' Neillians (3); Writers ' Club i2i Row 5 Jean Marline Hammond, Ind. Major — Home Economics; Minor — Fine . rts Sigma Sigma Sigma (4»; Kappa Omicron Phi l3l; Home Economics Club (2i; Y ' . W. C. A. (4) Helen Matters St. Joseph, .Mo. Major — Primary Education Sigma Sigma Sigma |2); A. C. E. (2), Sec ' y (li; Creen and White Peppers (21; Residence Hall Council (li; Cliorus (2j Mary Frances McCaffrey Maryville, Mo. Majors — ICnglish, Speech; Minor — Social Science Varsity Villagers (2i, Vic Pres. (1); Barkatzc i3i; Sigma Sigma Sigma (3K Pres. (li ; Student Senate (2), Sec ' v (li, Vice-Pres. ill; Pi Kappa Delta (41 ; Debate Club l3i; Newman Club 111; Treas. (1); Pan-Hellenic Council ill, Scc ' y (1 1 [72] Row 1 Hicharil McDouf al Maryvillc. Mo. Mnjnr I ' iilitic;il Scirncr; Minors- -Social Science, lu ' onoinics, luiKlish I ' lii SiRnia Kpsilon i .1 1 ; Marcliind Hanil (4); C.otU ' ert Hanii ill; Slutient Senate il) Sue McCiraw Kansas C {y, Mo. Major -Music ; Minor Kntjlish A ( appella l2i; Sigma IMii r2) : Y. V. C. A. (21; Alplia Sigma Alpha (II; Chorus i li i ; Orchestra llli; Uesidence Hall c;ouncil til Emerald McKay Eai;le illc. Mo. Major — Social Scitiici-; Minors- History. Kiiglish Alpha Phi Omega (li) Row 2 l.a t:i McOuffn Rushvilk-, Mo. Major — Primary and Kindergarten Education Barkatze ( 3 1 ; Sigma Sigma Sigma (21; A. C. E. i;il; Dance Club lli; Tower Queen lli Robert McQueen Farragut, la. Major — Social Science; Minor — English Harkatzc (1); Student Social Committee (1i Charlotte Meyer Forest City, Mo. Major — Primary Education W. A. A. (21, Viee-Pres. (II; A. C. E. |2|, Treas. Ill; Creen and White Peppers (2i Row 3 Ruth Milliken Gowir, Mo. Majors — Music. Englisli Varsity Villagers (.31: Chorus (II; Orchestra (ll; . Cappella (2i; Girls ' Ensemble (2); Hand (-11 Martha .Miner Ridge va , Mo. Major — Physical Etiucation ; Minor — Music W. . . A. (41, Sec ' y III, Treas. ill. Historian 111; Chorus (3|; Residence Hall Council 12 1; Orchestra (1) l.eon Mitchell Gentry, Mo. Major — Music : Minor — Mathematics Band i4i; Chorus (4i; Orchestra (4); A ( " appella (4i Row 4 Lola Moore Maryville, Mo. Majors — I hysicai I- ' ducation, Commerce Varsity Villagers (2l; Dance Club (3i, Beporter ( 1 1 Richard Meyer Harrisburg, Pii. Major — Music; Minor — Biology Band (41, Pres. (ll; Orchestra (4); Chorus (41; . ( appella 111; Saxophone Quartet (ll; Sigma Tau (ianima i2i Henry Movers Filbourn, .Mo. Major — .Agriculture; Minors -Mathematics, (ieneral Science Row 5 . nn .Nichols .Spickard, Mo. Major — Elementary ICducation Carl Nurski St. Joseph, .Mo. Major — Music; Minor — .Social Science Band (2l; Orchestra (1); Ch irus l2i; Newman club l2l; Sigma Tau (■■amma(2l Wallace Oursler Maryville, Mo. Major — Social Science; Minor — Speech Independent Club (41, Pres. (2); O ' Neillians (2| ;73] Seniors MttL «k fe ' b Seniors h £ Row 1 Keniu-th Ovorton St. Joseph, Mo. -Majur .Miithcmatics; Minors — Physics, (Iciicral .Science Carl Owens Bedford, la. Major — Biology; .Minors — Mathematics, General Science Piiitli I ' fandei- Maryville, .Mo. Major — Vocational Home Kconomics Kappa Oniicron I ' lii ( .! i , Vioe-I ' res. (li; Y. W. ( ' .. A. (21, Vice-Pres. (2); Varsity Villagers (1} Row 2 Frances Phares Maryville, Mo. Major — Primary Education (ireen and White Peppers (3), Sec ' v (li; A. C. K. (3), Vice-Pres. (1); Alpha Sigma . lpha (3) Mary Margot Phare.s Maryville, Mo. Major — l rimary Education . lplia Sigma Alpha (4i, Vice-Pres. (1), .Sec ' y (1), Pres. (1); (Ireen and White Peppers (4), Vice-Pres. (li : A. C. E. U) Fern Randall Graham, Mo. Major — Home Economics; Minor — General Science Varsity Villagers (4), Pres. (1); Kappa Omicron Phi (1) Row 3 Ellis Reynolds Agency, Mo. Major — .Vgriculture; Minors — General Science, Mathematics Y. M. C. A. (3), Sec ' y (1) Edna Ridge Blockton. la. Major — ( ' omnierce; Minors — Music. Mathematics Pi Omega Pi (2 1, Historian (11; Y. W. C. A. (2} ; Chorus (2l Ellis Rosenquist Maryville, Mo. Major — Social Science; Minor — Commerce Phi Sigma Epsilon (21; Social Science Club (3) Row 4 Robert Runnels Pickering, Mo. Major — Industrial Arts; Minor — Mathematics Y. M. C. A. (1) Olive ,lo Saunders Maryville, Mo. Major — English; Minors — Mathematics, Speech Barkatze (4); Book Club 111; Student Senate (2) Edward Shelton Quitman, Mo. Major — Commerce; Minor — Mathematics Social Science Club (1) Row 5 Hollis Sisk Grant City, Mo. -Majors — Matliematics, Physics Carl Slaughter Bethany, Mo. Major — Industrial Arts Betty Smalley St. Joseph, Mo. Majors — Physical E lucation. Social Science Alplia Sigma Alplia (21 ; Green and White Peppers (21; W. . . . . (21; Dance Club (1) r74] Row 1 Perry Stewart Gower, Mo. Major— Commerce; Minor — Matlieiniitics Bnrkatze (2), Pres. (1); Pi Onicua Pi (2), Pres. (11 Lavoiiia Stoner Ridgeway. Mo. Major — Commerce; Minor — Social Science Pi Omega Pi (1) Roy Tanner St. Joseph, Mo. Majors — Pliysical Education, Social Science Sigma Tau Gamma (2 ; Student Social Connnillec (1); Student Senate (1) Row 2 Harold Terry Oilman City, Mo. Major — Commerce; Minors — Social Science, History Alpha Phi Omega (1); Sigma Tau (lanwna (li Wayland Thatch Wheatland, Mo. ; Iajor Cunnncrce; Minor — Biology Donald Trullinger Maryville, Mo. Majors — Physics, Mathematics; Minor — C.eneral Science . lpha Phi Omega (4), Pres. (1), Treas. (li. Row 3 Helene Vincent Bedford, la. Majors — Commerce, English Dance Club (4i, Pres. (1), Sec ' y. (li. Historian (II Jane Vogt Stanberry, Mo. Major — Primary Education . lpha Sigma . lpha (4) ; Green and ' hite Peppers (4l; . C. E. (3) Jo Nell Watt.s Rosendale, Mo. Major — Music : Minor — (Commerce Chorus (ti; Orchestra (2i; Band (ll; O ' Neilliails (1 ; Dance Club (2i ; Y. V. C. A. (1) Row 4 Marcelene Wiley Bolckow, Mo. Major — Home Economics; Minor — General Science Kappa Omicron Phi (3i; Y. W. C. . (21; pine Arts Club (3) Beulah Wilkinson Grant City, Mo. Majors — Commerce, Home Economics Pi Omega Pi (. ' !i, Vice-Pres. (1); Varsity Villagers (4i; Y. W. C. A. (4); Home Economics (-lub (2| William Wright Tarkio, Mo. Major — Biology; Minors — General Science, Agriculture Phi Sigma Epsilon (3J, Sec ' y. (1); Barkatze (2), Treas. (1) Row 5 Anna Young Ridgeway, Mo. Major — Vocational Home Economics Home Economics Club (21 ; Kappa Omicron Phi (2(, Pres. (1); Social Committee Chairman Theodore Young Ridgeway, Mo. Majors— Industrial Arts, Music Band ili, Pres. f2l; Orchestra (4l; Chorus (4); Phi Sigma Epsilon t2i; Student Senate (2l, Pres. (li; Dance Band (3i [75] Seniors He Is a Brawiiv Bearcat Atlileties [77] Coaches: Ryland " Taffy " Milncr, Football; E. A. " Lefty " Davis, Intramural; Wilbur " Sparky " Stalcup, Basketball. Football With sixteen letternien from last year ' s team lost through graduation, the draft, and what have you. Bearcat football pros- pects were not too bright when the season rolled around this fall. True, Coach Ry- land Milner did iiave on hand twelve let- ternien headed by big Ivan " The Terrible " Schottel. But missing from the roster were the names of many who ha d meant much to the team last year. Very few persons predicted big things for this year ' s team. But Coach Milner had faith in his men, green though they were, and he set about building them into an ag- gregation which could go forth and do battle creditably against almost any oppo- sition. Milncr achieved his purpose. For when the season was over, the records showed llial the Bearcats were sharing the confer- ence cham])i )nsliip witli the Holla Miners. The Bearcats met their first opponents of the year, the strong East Kentucky Teachers of Richmond. Outweighed and inexperienced, the Bearcats were rated only an outside chance of winning the ball game, and try though they did, they were not quite able to overcome the odds of superior experience, and the final score read 18 to 7 in favor of East Kentucky State. As their second opponent, the Bearcats drew the star-studded .leflerson Barracks Blue Raiders, a team of former high school and college stars playing under the colors of Uncle Sam. Not a soul who knew any- tliing about the whys and wherefores of pigskin gave the Bearcats a chance, and the spectators who attended the game came only to see the big. brawny soldiers have fun with " Tafl ' y " Milner ' s kids. But it was evident from the start of the contest tiuit llie young Bearcats had not been reading the dope and did not know tiiey were outclassed. They took control of the situation about midway in the game and never relinquished it thereafter, as the score, li? to in favor of Maryville. proved. [78 1 The third i ;iiiu ' of llu- scmsoii round the Bearcats pitted against tlic Cluidron, Nt ' hr., Eagles, and the men of Mihici- gave tile crowd all they could ask in the contest. Playing with a patclu(l-u|) hack- field of fi ' cshnn ' n and s()])honioi ' fs, the Bearcats put on a tliiilling last-(|uarter exhibition to trounce the Eagles 27 to (i. In that final quarter, Maryville scori ' d two of its three touchdowns and the Eagles pulled olf a 75-yar(l dash to score their one. In this game, the freshmen antl the substitutes grabbed oft ' most of the glory. Panl Wilson came in for a goodly share with his excellent pinch signal calling, and the two little fellows, Lee Vannoy and Rex Adams, looked good. Of course, the stellar playing of the old standbys, Padilla, Gregory and Schottcl, was not to be overlooked. First league test of the season for the Bearcats came with the Springfield Bears, and the last year ' s champions showed their heels to the less experienced Bear- cats, winning 13 to 7. They brought just about everything, including the proverb- ial rabbit from the hat, and bewildered the green Bearcats no end. The Bearcats were unable to solve the tricky Bear at- tack until too late in the game to do any good. The game ended 1, ' } to 7 in favor of the Bears. The Bearcats came right back into the league picture in their second conference lilt against the Rolla Miners, October 18, with three long runs featuring the attack [79] Captain Ivan Schotcel which -set the Miners back on their heels to the tune of 20 to 7. The Bearcats played a fine game and deserved to win. But all was not good that came as a result of the win. They lost the services of two of their finest linemen for the remainder of the season, " Spec " Myers, the freckled end from Iowa, and big Vic Farrell, the 2. ' 0-pound tackle from Grant City. Art Schmagel was also injured, though not so severely, by a blow on the hip. All the Bearcat backs were functioning well throughout the contest. Jim Ellison at tackle, and Clift " McCIinton at guard stood out in the Bearcat line. For their next contest, the Bearcats took a jaunt down to Kansas City for a non- league go at the Rockhurst Hawks. Fa- vored in the pre-game dope, Maryville ran true to form and lumg up a rather easj ' 21 to () victory. End of the run The Bearcats lost no time in making it 2 out of 3 in league competition when they marched 52 yards through the rain and mud at Cajjc (iirardeau, October 31, to score a first-quarter louclidown. which was enough to i)ut tliem on the long end of a 0-0 final tally. The Indians came back to throw a scare into the Bearcats in the second period when they marched to llie Bearcat 10, but the Bearcat defense stiffened and held them for downs. I ' -om tlial |)()int the con- test resolved into a punting duel. In the final |)eri()d, Maryville again al- most broke into ])ay dirt. Tliey ])uslu ' (l the ball di-e]) to the Indian 7, hut a penalty set tliem back and liie op|)()rtunily was o i ' r. On Friday, N()vend)er 7, tile Bearcats met the Kirksville Bulldogs on the home field for the last home clash of the season. Both clubs, unable to compete with the in- clement weather, which featured a iiigh. cold wind llu ' ougliout tiie game, develop- ing into a snowstorm in the final period, were unai)le to infiict any damage. The Bearcats pushed the Bulldogs all over the field, but failed to find the right combination which would put them in the scoring column. Tiie Bearcat defense re- ceived credit for what glory there was to be gained in tiie game. It was sensational. Only in tlie liiird ([uarter were the Bull- dogs able to break away for a sizeable gain. And ininu ' diately thereafter, tlie Bearcats rose up to the man and thing them back. The whole story was one of heartbreak for llie Bearcats, and it was a moral victory for Kirksville, although the same ended witli the score tied at to 0. [80 : Ff oihall Li iioriiK ii P Gate, b 1-1 Gldvn, c R. GrQSO ' Y, g C Wcllench, e R Kict, S. TotOrditii J. Yeamdn, c i a - ■ c:- " «ir Pepper iijjpers . . . . . and cofiee . . The band gives fortli . . . Firsl and ten . . . Hot dog? . Drive! . . . Program? . . . ( .old l)ul loyal. I 82 1 Tho Rrnrcnls canio right b;Rk in their final eonti ' st. NovcnibiT 13. to li ' oiincc llic strong Warrensburg Muk-s 21 to and gain a lialf interest in thr confrrc lu-c crown along with the Rolla Minrrs. Playing the last game of his i)rilliant college career, big Ivan Schotti ' l banged into the Warrensbnrg line all day. Bob Gregory, also hanging up his spikes for the last time, had a perfect record, his edu- cated toe converting three jilacemenls for extra points out of three attem])ts. Harold Flannnang. co-captain of next year ' s team along with little .lack Padilla. got his chance to be hero when he snagged a Mule pass with only 20 seconds remaining in the second quarter to outstep and out- nianeuver the Mules for a tally. Schottel scored the first Maryville coiuit- er. After the ball had see-sawed back and forth for some time, he plunged over from the 2 in one altem|)t. Maryville had gaini ' d the ball on tin- Mules " II. and Bennett, ' inters and Padilla brought the ball to the 2 in three attempts, fiom where Schot- tel took o er. ' I ' hen Flanunang snared his pass with l)ut 20 seconds remaining and scored as the period ended. Maryville ' s final score came in the third period. Schottel again plunged over for the counter, but this time it took him four attempts from the Mule 3 to do the trick. Bob Gregory of course added all the extra points. Four Bearcats were given berths on the 1941 M. I. A. A. All-star teams. Captain Schottel and Robert Gregory were picked as fullback and giuird on the first team, and .Jim Ellison, tackle, and Jack Padilla, halfback, on the second team. (Season record — poge 92.) By Ted Woodward Ready to stop hii M-ii - ' " Who ' s got the ball? [83] BASKLTBALL SQUAD From Row: C. Fletcher, R. Alpert, E. Johnson, I. Schottcl, R. Gregory, F. Myers, P. Wilson. Middle Row: Coach Ryland Milner, R. Adams, H. Glavin, P. Miller, B. Snyder, M. Russell, A. Schmagel, J. Corken. Back Row: Coach Wilbur Stalcup, A. Poll, J. Lauchiskis, J. Rudolph, N. Meadows, L. Vannoy, E, Intfen, S. Totoraitis, G. Cross. Basketball With tilt ' first call for basketball. Coach Wilbur " Sparky " Stalcup fouud that he was in a worse predicament than " TaH ' y " ' Milner had been with his football pros- l)ects. The old devil, inexperience, reared its ugly head. Gone from the lineup that had shared the conference crown with the Warrens- burg Mules the year before were most of the big names. Huteheson. Hull, Salmon. Walker, Don John.son. all were gone. Re- turning to the fold were only five letter- men, and of thai group only Eddie .John- son had been a regular. lUit Coach Stalcup had a heritage of winners behind him. Me made up his mind to build, and that is what he did. Using lettermen Johnson, Wilson. Schot- tel. Frank Myers, and Gregory as a nucleus and adding a couple of freshmen plus an upperclassman or two. he built a machine that, when the iinal M. I. . . A. statistics were tabulated, held fast to the undisputed possession of the runner-uj) position, second only to tlie gigantic War- re nsburg Mules. In Ibeir opening assignment, the Bear- cats drew a team of exjierienced seniors from Missouri Valley, and beat them. It wasn ' t a good game ragged, a ty])ical early season aHair with both clubs mak- ing errors — but it gave Coach Stalcup and most Bearcat basketball fans the idea that this year ' s Bearcat team was one that, if it liad nothing else, had i)lenly of scrap. [ S4 1 C()()l-he;uU ' (l Kddir .loliiisoii was tlio l)al- ance wliecl aroiiiul wliicli Ihc Hi ' ari ' ats clicked, liut it rcmaiiud t ' oi- IjiiJ I an ScliotU ' i to |)r() c till ' olVciisi ' c noise. Hilt all tlii ' oiii h till ' coiiti ' sl llic ' all( ' y iiu ' ii Mialchcd till ' Hcarcats point For point. (-oinini« into the home stictcli with only two niiniitc ' s remaining in the game, fresh- man .Joe I.auehiskis. the low-headed lad I rom ( " hieago, potted two lice throws w hieh ,t»ave the Heaieats the 27-25 decision. Then on Deeemhir 1. " ). the Hearcats drew the Emporia Teachers Hornets from I ' .mporia. Kas.. and the green Bearcats were nnahle to cope with the experience of the fast Central Kansas quintet. However, the Ik ' arcats made it very much of a game all the way and only in the final minutes were tile Hornets able to breathe easily. The final score was 31-24. It was evident that tlu ' Hornets had heard of Schottel ' s prowess as a long shot artist, for throughout llu ' ball game they harassed him, waving their hands in his face even when he was deep in the hack I ' ourt. I ' ut in the closing portion of the game, he llnaliy found the range and sank foui ' long ones to gain high point honors. Hut Sehottel had liltle liel]) from his I ' .iates. Cicne Cross, the sophomoic from Iowa, scored his liisl arsity points with two one-l;anded |)okes from the field. Lauchiskis had a basket, and Gregory had a basket, but no other Bearcats could con- nect from the field. . ud tlurein lay the reason for the verdict, because ( amphell had a bit more assistance from his mates, Caywood. Kno.x. and Payton. On December 19, the Bearcats drew tlieir first league o])]iosition. They met the Pa)lla Miners on the honu ' court and had tilings pretty nuich their way in pounding out a 38 to 29 decision. The game was a ragged affair with neither team looking Ukv cliam])ionship mati ' rial. It was tlu ' first league game in history to be played on the home couit before the Christmas holidays. Waiting for the rebound. A basket in the making. [85] Basketball Letteriuen This time, it was Joe Lauchiskis who came into his own. The Chicago bomb shell, who earlier evidenced a potential ability to score, finally fonnd his eye and came through to the extent of six baskets and three free tosses. Schottel spent a goodly portion of the ball game on the bench as he made three fouls early in the game, and Stalcup was conserving his services. But Schottel. along with Johnson, Gregoiy. Cross, and Myers, helped Lauch- iskis witli buckets. Then the Bearcats entered the Emporia State Teachers College Tournament, held at Emporia, Kas., December 31 to January 2. No one figured the Bearcats would do anything spectacular, but the amazing Bearcats, exhibiting their usual fighting spirit plus a skill which no one susiJected they possessed, upset all the dope carts to win the tourney hands down. As their first opponent, the Bearcats drew the Wichita. Kas.. University Quin- tet. And they had little trouble in handing them a 29 to 19 setback. Joe Lauchiskis and Eddie Johnson shared scoring honors in this game with each garnering himself four field goals. But on January 1 the Bearcats drew the towering, heavily favored Kansas Wes- leyan Coyotes from Salina, Kas., and here the dopesters figured was the finish for the Bearcats. But it was here that the Bearcats really came into their own. Yith Lauchiskis, Glavin, Schottel, Rudolph. Johnson, and Gregory all peppering the basket they piled up 40 points while hold- ing the Coyotes to 38. Lauchiskis paced the scoring with 13 points. [86] Myers and Rudolpli shari ' d (li-t ' ciisivc lionoi ' s lor llic cvi ' iiini " . HrtwciMi tlu ' in llicy licld llic CoyoU ' s " hii ' lily-loiilcd cTiiU ' r, Iliiiit. to 10 points. And In- liad tonu ' into tlic ganu ' itli a belter than 2( -|)()int average. So the Bearcats were in the finals. Tliey met a fine chib of smooth-working vet- erans from Baker University at Baldwin. Kan. And here the dopcsters were sure that the Bearcats would fail. But the Bear- cats had tasted blood. So they came right back to hand tlie Bakerites a 43 to 40 defeat that had the fans on their feet all the way. It was here that Joe Lauchiskis, the Chicago lad, poured them through the lio()|) I ' loin all angles to run up a total of 20 i)oinls. I ' ,ddic .lohnson followed with 10 points and the remainder of the Bearcat scoring was divided between Rudolph, Wilson and Schottel. Tlu ' v followed llu ' ir tournament ictory with a soimd slu ' llai ' king handed to an outclassed M ' illiam Jewell ([uiutet, 01-23, on Janiuiry 7, and continued the pace the following Mondaj ' with a stinging defeat administered to Kansas City ' s Rockhurst Hawks. Eddie Johnson |)aced tiiis one with a 15-i)oint total. On Januarj ' 10, the Bearcats returned to league warfare, disposing of the strong Cape Indians, 38-25, for the second vic- toiy in as many league starts. The Flag goes up before the game begins . . . The Barkatze entertain between halves No room for late-comers . . . Officials in a huddle. [87] riiiMi. on .laiiuaiv 2. ' !. their first league sethaei eame in tiie foiiii of a ' Mi-33 de- feat handed down Ijy tlie h ' ague-leading Warrensijuig Midi ' s, w ii o s e superior height jiroved to he the deeiding factor in the game. A week later, at ' arrensburg, the Mules repeated the trick, downing the Bearcats . ' )t-41. and thereby maintaining the league lead. On the following Satur- day, the Bearcats dropped a 38-28 deci- sion to the Springiield Bears, who rode to victory on the accurate shooting of their tall center. ,Iini Hall. Conditions were reversed, however, a week later when the revengeful Bearcats soundly trounced the invading Bear quintet 48-32 for the third league win of the season. Basketball Captain, Eddie Johnson. Now i)ack in tlie league jncture. the Bearcats swe]d on to a 34-33 win over the Kirksville Bidldogs. jjaused to trounce the (Mtawa. Kan.. University Braves, 4()-3r). on (he home court, and then, on P ebruary 20, ( inbarked on a crucial road trip, the rc- sidts of which had a decided effect on the final league standings. The road tri]) jM-oved to l)e highly |)rof- itai)lc to the Bearcats, as victories were scoied over both Cape Girardeau and Rolla. The Cape game was hotly contested, but the defensive play and accurate shoot- ing of till ' Bearcats enabled them to slip by the Indians with a 3. " -34 win. The vic- tory placed the Bearcats in second ])lace. . t Rolla. the hapless last-place Miners fell victims to the Bearcat.s. 55-42. and the Slalcup quintet, assured now of at least a tie for second place in the event of a last- game-of-the-season loss to Kirksville the next week, returned home. In the final game of the season, on Feb- ruary 27, with seniors Ivan Schottel. Bob . lpert. Bob Gregory, and Paul Wilson, junior. i)laying on the home court for the last time, the Bearcats romped over the Kirksville Bulldogs with an easy 42-20 victory, thus clinching second i)lace in the league standing, and closing, for what had been a green team to start with, a highly successful season. Two Bearcats were placed on the 1942 M. I. . . A. all-star bas- ketball team. Eddie .Johnson, forward, and .loe Lauchiskis. forward, received berths on the second team. ' ( HoHKur Fi.owKiis. [88] Trai ' k This yoiir. tlu ' same as last year, ( " oacli ' illnir Stali-U|) was t ' ai-rd illi llir task of coinplt ' toly iclniildiiii his tiaci squad, as only six out of hist year ' s letternien re- turned this year. Only four of tiie letter- nuii. Harry Darr. IJol) Turner. W ' aUacc Hicks and liyron Stevenson, were lost throui h f raduation. The other eii ht let- ternien who did not return are now in the army, navy or tiie air corps. These men are Floj d Reno, Wayne Taylor. William Yasinski. Rohert Donnini ton. M i 1 1 a r d Fourt, Alexantler Thomason. Hoyd Wat- son and Tommy Sanders. Tiie c()-ca|)lains of hisl year wtic Wayne Taylor and Harry Darr. ' The cap- lain for this year had not yet heen selected at press time. I ' nfavorahle weather severt ' ly limited ])ractice at the start of the season. At the time the book went to the |)ress. only one meet, the inter-class meet, had been held. With only the results of this meet, run on a cold, windy day, it was almost im- l)ossible to make any predictions concern- ing the outcome of the .season. It appeared. TRACK SQUAD Front Row. C. Silvey, H. Davis, M. Russell, D. Murphy, R. Tritsch, I. Schottel, E. Barton, N. Meadows. Middl e Ron: R. Weston, J. Seyfortli. P. Toland, R. Strange, Coach Wilbur Stalcup, J. Lanham, C. Fletcher, P. Lynam, G. Overstreet. Back Ron: V. Parman, R. Appleman, J. Carter, J. Corken, M. Clardy, P. J. Jantz, C. Parks. [89; however, llial ( );k1i Slak-ii]) would have to di ' pi ' iul on Ivan Scliottcl. wcii»hts, and Dave Murjihy. distaiuc inan, to do most of the |)oinl sjjcttin, . Last spring the r.rai-cats won all their diiiil nuets, and ])laced second on hoth the indoor and outdoor M. I. A. A. meets. The competition for the Bearcats started last spring with the indoor meet in the Munic- ipal Auditorium in Kansas City on March 21. At the conference indoor meet at Co- lumbia on March 28, Maryville was run- ner-up to Cape Girardeau. The scores were: Cape Gireardeau. (58; Maryville, 32; Warrensburg. 16; Springfield, 7; Kirks- ville, 5; and Rolla. 4. On A |)ril 7, hlryville defeated William Jewell on the home track in the rain by the scoi-e of 102 to : ' )l. On . pril 1(1. the track- stcrs journeyed to Pern, Neb., wlurc tiu ' y won 81 1 , to :- l[j. The Bearcats ni ' xt isiled the Kirksville tracksters and trounced tiiem 9.1 to 41, on . .|)ril 1. " ). April 2. " ) found them comju ' ting with Varren.sburg and Springfield in a triangular meet at Warrensburg. Mary- ville came out on top with 82 ' j points, Springfield was runner-up with ,14V4, and Warrensburg was third with .37 ])oints. In the M. I. . . A. oiddoor meet the Bear- cats ended up in runner-u]) position to the high-favored Cape Girardeau Indians, with the score of 6(5.2 to 95.7. Low hurdles. Broad jump. High jump. Dash. [oo; Truck Letteriiicii 1 ' 1 Bfea } % Birton, Uds ' i Pj. H. DcH ' is, Broad Jump D. Murphy, Middle Distance | Low Hurdle: : -..T. . jump Hish Hurdio Trsi« ' k (olio liilo— M 12 April 6 Inter-squad nu ' cl April 10 Peru Teachers, here Ai)ril 24 William Jewell, al Liberty May 1 At Peru, five-team meet; Marvville. Omaha U.. Midland. Pt ' ru and Tarkio May S Conference meet at Springfield [91 { lalijiities Final Si a ml in;; ' — Fool ball W. I,. T. I ' ct. I ' ts. Maryvillc !{ 1 1 .750 54 Missouri Mines ' .i 1 1 .75(1 50 Warreiisburg 2 1 2 .fififi 13 Spriiif fii ' ld 3 2 .000 (i4 Kirksville 1 3 1 .250 :U Cape Girardeau 4 1 .000 28 Op. 20 20 21 52 52 78 •September 19 — Kastcrn Kentucky State ' Srpti ' inlxT 2li .Icllcrsoii Harracks •October ' 2 — Chadron. Neb.. Teachers . •October 1(1— Springfield October 17 - Missouri School of Mines ' Indicates Home (iames. Siiniiiiarv — F4»4»ll»all Mnrvvillc Oppiiiiiiits Maryville Opponents October 24— 7 IS Rockhurst College 21 October 31 — 13 Cape Girardeau 6 •November 7 — 27 () Kirksville _-_ November 14 — 7 13 Warrensburg 21 20 7 Total -.. 122 50 Siimniary- Mary vi Me Opponents •December S — Missouri Valley 27 25 " December 15 — Emporia Teachers. Kansas 24 34 ' December 19 — Missouri School of Mines :!S 29 Januarv " — William Jewell iU 2; January 12 Rockhurst 51 37 January Hi — Cape (iirardeau 38 25 January 19 - Washburn Colh ' ge, Topeka 27 28 January 20 — Emporia Teachers, Kansas .35 47 •January 23 — Warrensburg 33 38 January 30 — Warrensburg 41 54 January 31 — Springfield - - - 28 38 •February (i — Springfield 48 32 ' Indicates Home Games, -Basketball Maryville Opponents February 14 — Kirksville 34 33 ' February 16 — Ottawa University 4(5 3(5 February 20 — Cape Girardeau 35 34 February 21 — - Missouri School of Mines 55 42 ' Februarj ' 27 — Kirksville -.. 42 20 Total 663 578 EMPOHIA TOURNAMENT Maryville Opponents December 31 — Wichita University _ 29 19 January 1 — Kansas Wesleyan 46 38 .l:niuai- 2 — Raker University (Champion- ship Gamei 43 40 Grand Total _. 780 675 F ' tiial Slaiidin; — KaiKkofiiall W. L. Pet. Pts. Op. Warrensburg 10 1.000 493 351 Maryville 7 3 .700 392 345 Cape Girardeau __ 6 4 .(iOO 387 341 Kirksville 4 6 .400 340 302 Springfield 3 7 .300 370 392 Hi)lla 10 .000 356 507 CHEERLEADERS Beverly Blagg, Nadean Allen, Robert Eismingcr, Mary Bruce, Helen Adams. [92] Iiitraiiiiirsil Aililoii€ $ Let ' s All Play An extensive intranuirnl prograni is carried on tliroiis hout Ihe yeai ' . This pro- gram is uiider the direction of Mr. E. A. Davis for the men. and Miss Miriam Wag- goner for llie women. It is mainly llirougli the efforts of Mr. Davis lliat intramural athletics ha c reached the important i)lace that they now hold on the canipns. Mr. Da is has fostered and promoted the in- tramural program since it tirst started on the campus, and now the College students have a well-rounded program of athletics. .Inst as study is necessary to succeed, so also is a reasonable amount of exercise and relaxation. The intramural i)rogram provides an o[)porlunity for comjjctition for the many students who, because of their lack of time, ability or interest, do not competi ' in vai ' sity athletics. Intra- murals have filled the ga|) between s(|uad mi ' inbers and noupartici|)anls. and have develojjed a spirit of sporlsnuiuship that is character-building. Willi the passing of tlu ' years, new s|)orls and events were added until now the list includes basketball, golf, tennis. Softball, horseshoes, swinnning, archery, badminton, ping-pong and sliuffleboard. This wide sco|)e of intramurals -be- sides offering a pleasant means of obtain- ing exercise tempts students to establish new interests in the sports line. Archery — rapidly gaining popularity. N zm. ' ji .. 1i? " ■■ " " " Iti V J. [93] di2iiii|ii4»ii bsiNkolbsill t ' aiii — llii« liKliiiU4 ' i i « Front Ron: M. Russell, E. Bar- ton, E. Johnson, G. Miller, N. Thompson. Back Ron: V. Loftin, M. Adams, N. Preston, H. Flam- mang, J. Malone. The tennis courts are kept busy, A girls ' gym class in action. Medals are given to tlie winning teams in basketball, softball. hockey and volley ball, and to tlie individual winners of the other sports. The girls ' athletic program is just as full and active as that of the boys. The women ' s physical education department is a lively place at all hours of the day, for there are always a number of girls participating in athletics. Games and tour- naments are constantly being scheduled, and the resulting competition arouses great interest. They have a variety ' of sports to choose from. At least one major sport and sev- eral minor sports are in fu ll swing at any season of the year. Girls, too. may learn to be proficient at such sports as baseball, basketball, golf, hockey and tennis. . 11 men ' s intramural athletics are ini- (ler the supervision of the intramural com- mission comjjosed of one member from tacli of the four classes. The girls ' athlclic program is supervised and regulated by liie Women ' s Athletic Association and the women ' s physical education department. (94 1 Till ' fall ([iiartor fiiuis U ' lmis and i«()li ' toiirnaiiu ' iits c()inins to tlu ' fore for both boys ami i»irls. Tbo major sport for tlio gii ' ls is liofUi ' v. ' { " lie linal i ainr of llir hockey touniaiiu-iit is usually held on the football fu ' ld for llu- bciiclit of the ontiri ' school. The girls wind up (lie hockey sea- son illi ])lenty of l)uni])s, bruises, barked shins and sore muscles. A iioi-key game is rough considering the number of minor casualties sulVei ' ed but ne ertheless many of (he girls st ' em lo withstand it admira- bly. Some of the minor s|)orls in the fall are s iniming. volleyball, badminton, soft- ball, and basketball. During the winter quarter basketball and volleyball tournaments are in fidl swing. There were six basketball teams in the girls " tournament and fourteen in the boys " round-robin tournament. The girls " tournament was won by the junior class team captained by Maxine Hoerman. The Hashslingers. headed by Eddie Johnson, won the round-robin tournament. The Hashslingers and the . ces, led by Emerald McKay, entered the annual " ' ■ " tourna- ment in St. Joseph. The . ces I ' eat-lird [lie semi-linals in liiis lournauienl. S iinining. badminlon. ping-pong, shul ' f leboard. and bowling were also very much in evidence during the winter ([uarler. During the spring, inlert ' sl turns to ai ' chery. golf, tennis. Softball, and baseball. Every afternoon tlvc playing fields around the gym ai ' e busy i)laces. ' Fhe tennis couils to the east of the gym ari ' filled, while the ]ilaying field to the north is taken over by lioys ' and girls " Softball teams. The cinder track around the football field is occupied by track men. The archery enthusiasts have their targets set up and are busilj engaged in trying to hit the bull ' s eye. The golfing fans are on their way to the Coun- try Club to practice up on their drives and jjutts. The highlight of the spring pro- gram is the boys " and girls " round-robin Softball tournament. A representative line-up of women ' s attiletics. aoi ... And a •Joiiior Tiio Or aiiiza f ions [■J7 The Towor €olh Life Between C ' oveivs Wo tried ikiI to miss anything. You saw many a flash bulh flash at dances, teas, receptions and parties. In- vited or not, we came and brought our camera. ' e iiope you got in tlie i)ictures. Renuiuhcr how gracious yoin- instruc- tors ere to let us interrupt you in class long enougli to phig in the lighting equip- ment, set up the tripod and get you all in focus and how you held that ])ose so patiently? You were good about arriving on sched- ule for gi ' oup pictures. Thanks! Tlicn. aflci- flu ' |)iclure-taking. came many long hours of hard work to get tlie book in sliape so the printer ctnild do something with it. But thei-e was a loyal stall ' l)eliin(l liic prixkiction of tiu ' " Tow- er. " Thai ' s why il all went so smootiily. witli no last-minute panic to shatter our nerves. Copy assignments came in with conuut ' udable rt ' gularity. It is all o er now. and we ari ' ha|)py lo present oiu ' product. You all helped — and we hope you enjoy the 1942 " Tower. " Standing: R. Flowers, P. Smith, K. W«edin, T. Woodward, D. Davidson, E. Davis, A. Noland. Sealed: P. Cunningham, Miss Helen Kramer, Adviser; D. Cummins, Editor; M. Mothersead, Business Manager; M. Tilton. ; IPS - " ? Back Ron: J. Dougan, C. Schuster, B. Bower, Associate Editor; W. Johnson, Editor; Miss Mattie Dykes, Adviser; D. Ottman, E. Ploghoft, A. Noland. Sealed: M. Engclmann, J. Jordan, E. Peck, E. Miller, B. Jennings, E. Barber. Xortliwest Missouriaii The Northwest Missourian, official weekly newspaper of the College, is pub- lished by a staff composed of such nuin- bers of the student body who like to report the canii us news. These students, accord- ing to College regulation, are allowed one semester hour of activity credit for each semester of satisfactory work on the staff. Re(|uirements include attendance at staff meetings, a considerable amount of writ- ing, and the performance of otlier duties st ' t by the editor or the f acidly adviser. Since 1934, the editor of the pa])er has been selected by the Student Senate, with the approval of the College administra- tion. The editor-in-chief for this year was ' alter .loimson. He was assisted bv Pxitv Hower and Ted Woodw ard, associate and sports editors, respectively. For many years the Northwest Mis- sourian stall ' has been " cooped up " in small, crowded quarters, but this year the ])aper moved into a new otlice where the functions of a newspaper may be carried on will; sjjace to spare. The College pai)er is published on the same principle as that of any metropolitan newspaper. Stafli " members receive train- ing in every phase of i)ublication from meeting the deadline with Iheir writeups. ]M-oofmg the copy, wriling headlines, ar- ranging Die " dummy " form, lo the iinal distribution to the sludcnl. [99] G. Bush. M. Moyes, M. Cook, A. Johnson, B. Lcct, E. J. Garrett, E. Gorsuch, J. Anderson, M. F. McCaffrey, Vice-President; C. Barnes, W. Johnson, B. Garrett, M, Gilliland, Mr. R. T. Wright, Sponsor; P. Smith, Treasurer; J. Garrett, Secre- tary; J. Langston, T, Young, President. The §tii€loiit donate Ijiovoniiiieiit of. by. for tlie Students The Student Seiuilo represents the stu- dent body before tlie t ' aculty. functions in harmony with the Student Government Association in the reguhition of student activities in general, and promotes tlie con- scientious acceptance of responsibility. The memliersliip consists of a president and vice-president chosen by the student body from the senior class; four members each from the sophomore and junior classes, and two from the freshman class. Serving on the Senate is considered one of the highest lionors a student may hold in College. . mong the duties of the Senate are the approving of all student committees, the cheerleaders, and tlic intramural commis- sion. This body grants |)ermissi()n. with the cooperation and ad ice of the admin- istration, for the formation of new organi- zations of any sort on the campus. This year the Senate cooperated with the College in the defense program and was successful in making the College 100 per cent loyal in a defense stamp campaign. Four uuini)ers of the Senate serve on the student-faculty defense committee which nu ' cts weekly to discuss the place of the College in the present crisis and the defense needs of the students. II is tlie custom to send two members of the Senate lo the annual X. S. F. A. con- vention liicii this year was held in Min- neapolis. Theodore Young, president, and Mary Frances McCaHrey. vice-president of the Student Senate, were representa- tives. New Senators are elected in the spring. [100] The Student Social Committee is eon- tinually on tiie waleli to keep the social life of the CoUegi ' ruiiniiiii; smoothly. The organization is composed of students who are chosen hy the Student Senate. Each of the lin-ee lower classes on the Social C-ommittee is representetl hy one man and one woman. Three representa- tives are selected from the senior class, one of whom is appointed chairman. The main pnrposc of the committee is to supervise anj ' social activity planned by or for the students. They see that the activity conforms to the regulations of till ' College, and help to insure tlu ' suc- cess of the e ent. The connnittee sjjonsors sevt ' ral stu- dent functions direi-tly. One of these is Lea]) Week — when the girls gel their chance at doctr-opening, coke-buying and telejihoning. The idea was laimched on this campus for the first time last year and proved so popular that it was held again this year. Another big event on the committee ' s calendar is the Christmas Ball, one of the loveliest formats of the year. Occasionally late-afternoon " dan- cettes " break in on the class schedule. A. Young, Ctiairman; R. Ttiomas, A. White, M. F. Young, W. Wright; Miss Marian Lippitt, Sponsor; B. Ellis, B. Gay. [101 ] QUAD COUNCIL P. Gates, P. Wilson, A. Johnson, J. Padilla, Mayor; W. Sherman, D. Johnson, B. Bennett. RESIDENCE HALL COUNCIL Seated: Miss Dorothy Truex, Sponsor; B. Harazim, Secretary; C. Barnes, President; P. Cun- ningham, Vice - President; B. Bower, Treasurer; M. Tilton, Reporter. Standing: M. Miner, S. McGraw, A. White, E. Quinn, B. Garrett, B. Kowitz, M. Coates, M. Alex- ander, H. Matters. 4|iisifl 4 ' oiiii il All for tli » l|iKiil The Quad att ' airs, other tlian those han- dled by the College authorities, are in the hands of the Quad Council, which consists of the mayor and six councilnien. The mayor is elected from the group at large, while two councilnien arc chosen by each of the doniiitories to serve for a term of one quarter. This gi-ou|) has no trouble keeping peace anti harmony at the Quad. The council plans and carries out all social events held during the year by the Quad. These events include the exchange dinners with the women of Residence Hall and the all-school dance in the Quad com- mons in the spring. Rosiflonee Hall Council Effii iont Camp users The Residence Hall Council is comjiosed of ten girls — three seniors, three juniors, two sophomores and two freshmen, each elected by members of her own class. In addititm there are the ofTices of president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer, and rei)orter. who are elected by the entire house. This coiuicil meets monthly to discuss matters sucii as tlu ' quarterly dances, the " P, J. " parties, the aftei ' -game coffee par- ties, the annual " Hanging of the Greens. " and disciplinary problems. The council also sponsors the " Weekly Haul. " a mim- eographed newspaper, exchisixcly dorm do|)e. [102] AilO o PAN-HELLENIC COUNCIL Front Row: M. F. McCaffrey, Miss Mary Fisher, Sponsor; M. M. Phares, President. Back Ron: H. Adams, F. Phares, B. Gay, B. Lect. INTER-FRATERNITY COUNCIL Front Row: E. Boner, President; Mr. R. E. Baldwin, Sponsor; Jim Cook. Back Ron: H. Davis, M. Mother- sead, B. Phares. Paii-lldloiiic 4 4»iiii4 il Unitotl Wi ' ' Stand The Pan-Hellenic Council was formed in 1927 in order to foster good will and co- operation between the sororities on the campus. The council consists of three members from each of the two sororities, with the presidency of the council alter- nating yearly between the heads of the two organizations. The council is primarily responsible for the administration of the Fan-Hellenic rush rules during rush week. The Pan- Hellenic tea given on Monday of the third week of school formally opins rush week for the two sororities. Any ])oints of disagreement are settled at tile nu ' etinas. liitei ' -Fratoriiity roiiiicil All Oreek to Thoiii Promoting mutual welfare between the two social fraternities on the campus is the purpose of the Inter-Fraternity Coun- cil. The council was established in 1935. The membership of liie council consists of the pres idents of the fraternities and three members chosen at large from the two organizations. The chairmanship of the council alternates annually between the presidents, each year going to the fra- ternity whose organization is entitled lo llie majority of members on the council. The council acts as a liaison agent to settle disputes that may arise between the fraternities or individual members of the fraternities. [103: E. J. Garrett, B. Leet, Treas- urer; C. Judson, Vice-Presi- dent; Miss June Cozine, Sponsor; B. Duncan, Secre- tary; M. F. McCaffrey, Presi- dent. B. Campbell, G. Palm, J. Gil- pin, N. Allen, R. Sample, G. McDowell, W. Cox, J. Marline. E. Lippman, M. Kraschel, D. Blank, M. L. Hartness, V. Foley, M. Driftmier, H. Mat- ters, L. McQueen, A. White- hill, M. Irvin, V. Bauer, M. Alexander. Other Members: E. Peck, B. Gay, G. Pemberton. [1041 Si ' iiia l igiiia !$i iiiai Quiet for a moment. Another year gone. an l anotlier succoss- t ' ul year for Sigma Sigma Sigma. Success- ful most of all. perJiaps. liecaiise of our persistence in living up to the aims of the sorority. These aims are to huild charac- ter, (k ' (l()|) leadership, promote unselfish cooperation, stimulate high endeavor, and to create a friendly spirit in all human relationships. These are important factors in a living democracy. Our social activities have ranged from harn dances to the annual Founder ' s Day banquet; from our lovely Cl-.rislmas and spring formals to wiener roasts and coast- ing parties. Tri Sig members are widely known on the campus, not only for their |)leasing personalities, but also because in tiieir group are class ollicors. Student Senate members, student body otHcers. members of " Who ' s ' h() Among Students in x mer- ican Colleges and Universities. " and other iionorary j)ositions too numerous to mention. This year the girls entered wholeheart- edly into tlie defense program. They pur- chased a defense bond, contributed to the Red Cross, and many of them enrolled in First Aid classes. The sorority wishes to thank its advis- ers. Miss Margaret Owen and Miss .June Cozine, and its ])atroni ' sses, Mrs. Henry Hlanchard, Mrs. Forrest Gillam. Mrs. Ed- ward Condon and Mrs. Norvel Sayler. for heli)ing to make the year a successful one. Many active and alumna members, ac- comininied by Miss Cozine and Miss Nell Hudson, went to Kansas City in the fall to a regional meeting at the Hotel President. The entire meeting was built around Ihe theme of a military camp. Tlie delegates were entertained at many social affairs as well as business meetings, wliich proved very worthwhile for all tliose who at- tended. Alpha Si Kiiia Alpha The Whole Gang Tlie affair of supreme importance to Phi Phi Chapter, during the summer ses- sion interhide, was the Alpha Sigma Alpha national convention, which was held at the fashionable Edgewater Beach hotel in Chicago. Our representative to the con- vention, Mary Frances Todd, attained one of the most cherished honors, when the queen ' s crown was placed upon her. Yith national honors to our credit, we started the year with a bang — " Hellza- poppin ' in Burma " was the title of our rush week dance. The dance had an oriental theme, and llie rushees were armed witli cap pistols for protection from the orientals. Though the pistols were brandished tlu ' oughout the evening, the enemy remained undaunted by this display of artillery. The dance was inter- rupted by a blackout during which the sky was filled witli a galaxy of fireworks. As an added attraction the air raid shelter did a land-ollice business during the raid. Fortunately, no b()ml)s were dropjied. The enemy pilots apparently could not muster enough courage to drop bombs on such an unmilitary gathering of the fairer sex. PT-om air raids and war, our attention turned to the rituals of the Christmas sea- son. We ushered in the Yuletide with a theatre dance. Attention was divided be- tween the movie and dancing in the lounge. The " Sweetheart Dance " was a gala oc- casion. It had a shade of the medieval, when the King, Richard McDougal, and the Queen, Mary Margot Phares, were crowned. We did our bit for national defense by purchasing a defense bond. Our annual tea was sacrificed so that we might buy the bond. The start of the spring quarter found us wearing vivid red sweaters, with the Greek letters of our organization on the front. As another grand Alpha Sig year lrew to a close we once again planned for the big occasion on our calendar, the spring formal. It proved just as thrilling and ex- citing as ever, which was the proper end- ing for a successful Alpha Sig year. [106] B. Harazini, I. Heideman, H Adams, N. Allen; M. Phares, President ; Miss Miriam Wag oner, Sponsor; B. Garrett, Sccre tary; P. Liggett, Treasurer; F Phares, C. Huiatt. P. Cunningham, C. Barnes, P. Price, A. Dorton, S. McGraw, J, Anderson, D. Dawson, F. Elam. Front Ron: H. Adams, D. Mont- gomery, B. Thompson, B. Blagg, S. Hallen, C. Curnutt, S. Ander- son. Middle Row: N. Allen, B. Hara- zim, B. Garrett, P. Liggett, D. Dawson. M. Osborn, J. Anderson, C. Huiatt, V. Dice. Back Row: A. Dorton, S. Mc- Graw, M. Waggoner, M. Phares, P. Price, M. Brown, I. Heideman, C. Barnes, P. Cunningham, F. Elam, F. Phares. i;vr,.-v m ' i iMMMJurl »■ •. ' ; ,! [107: W. Wright, Secretary; H. Davis, F. Bithos; E. Boner, President; V; ' . Perry; R. McDougal, Vice- President; M. Mothersead, Treas- urer. Seated: D. Ottman, J. Garrett, G. Bush, D. Davidson, M. Cook, R. Tucker. Standing: Mr. W. T. Garrett, Sponsor; D. Corrough, P. J. Jantz, W. Osburn, E. Carmichael, W, Wright; Mr. H. R. Dieterich, Sponsor. Seated: A. Johnson, L. Weeda, J. Leuck, H. Madden, E. Rosen- quist, H. Haynes. Standing: W. Vest, G. Over- street, Mr. H. R. Dieterich, Mr. W. T. Garrett, Mr. J. Rudin, M. Daniel, R. Shankland. 1 108; Phi Epsiloii Phi Sigs actually studying. On the land, in the air and on tho sea. many members of the Nu Chapter of Phi Sigma Epsilon fraternity are eontribnting llu ' ir serviees in Uncle Sam ' s armed forces. from the coasts of Anstralia to the waters of Xewfoundland. These man range in rank from the backbone of the fighting forces, the buck private, to majors. Even though the chapter has contril)- II ted to our armed forces, it has managed to carry on a successful year. The frater- nity entertained with many social events. Probably the most outstanding and a])pro- priate was the informal blackout dance. Following the theme of national defense. Ili( i)rogram and decorations made a hit w ith everj ' one. The parlor of the Phi Sig house has l)r()ved to be a wonderful place to reniw old acquaintances and spend Sunday aft- ernoons and almost any week day evening dancing or playing cards. Mrs. Burch. our house mother, was always on hand to make things homier for our guests. The fraternity ' s formal parties were held at the Country Club. These highlights of the year — when we really put on the dog for our best girl friends — were the Christ- mas formal and the spring formal. The latter is the big social event of the year. We have a bright outlook for next year, even though many of our members prob- ably will be missing when the roll is called. Upon the .shoulders of the members returning will fall the responsibility of carrying on the traditions of the organ- ization. Xu chapter of Phi Sigma Epsilon frater- nity was installed on the campus of the Xortiiwest Missouri State Teachers College in 1!)3 S under tlie guiding liand of our ])resent sponsors. Mr. W. T. Garrett and Mr. H. R. Dieterich. Mrs. Xelk ' Hurcli is the fraternitv house mother. [ 109 ; !iii iiia Tail Ipaiiiiiia A favorite pastime. Sigma Tail Gamma, the oldest fraternity on this campus, is also the oldest national social-professional teachers college frater- nity in the United States. There are now twenty-three chapters located throughout the nation. Theta chapter was installed on this cam- pus in 1927. The ohjectives of the frater- nity are social enrichment, extensive par- ticipation in extra-curricular activities, leadership, apd fellowsliip among mem- bers. Any college man who is selected by the active chapter is eligible to join the fra- ternity. The Sigma Tans activities were limited during the fall quarter because they did not have a fraternity iiouse at that time. . t the beginning of the winter quarter fifteen members of tlie fraternity moved into a new Sigma Tau House on West Fourth Street, . fter tiny were settled in tiieir new house they became more active. Altiiough so many jjoys have been called to the armed forces that the strength of the organization was weakened, tiie member- shi]) is now on the mend. The group was justly proud to be able to contribute to the defense of the country in this way. A smoker was held during the fall quar- ter to entertain prospective members of the fraternity, . nother smoker was held shortly after the beginning of the spring quarter. Many other formal and informal social events were held throughout the year. The Sigma Tans gave several informal dances at liie ( " .ountry Club. The liighlights of the social calendar, however, were the annual Christmas and spring formals. The spring formal dance held early in May was the grand finale to the well-roinided social l rogram of the whole year. It seems that tiie Sigma Tans must be air-minded, as several of the members are taking advantage of the local Civilian Pilot Training program or are already in tlie air corps. [110 1 J. Anderson, Treasurer; J. Gottsche, House Manager; J. Cook, President; R. Fcwson, Vice- President; J. Quinlan, Secretary. Seated: B. Bennett, C. Nurski, H. Terry, W. Phares. P. Wilson. Standing: H. Voas, M. Jackson, R. Hufstader, R. Moyer, C. Harvey. Seated: R. Phillips, L. Vannoy, G. Polk; Mr. R. T. Wright, Sponsor; R. Tanner, E. De Vore. Standing: E. Phillips, M. Clardy, W. Lainhart, H. Harrison, R. Eisminger, J. Yeaman; Mr. R. E. Bald vin, Sponsor. [Ill] Front Rou : H. Davis, F. Myers, R. Alpcrt, E. Johnson, H. Flammang, A. Rizzo, J. Padilla, Treasurer; P. Boswell. Second Row: B. Snyder, R. Strange, M. Russell, N. Preston, A. Schmagel, C. Fletcher, R. Silvy, G. Overstreet. Back Row: J. Willhite, L. Vannoy, P. Gates, S. Totoraitis, V. Farrell, President; W. Bennett, C. McCIinton. •M " Club Men of Brawn and Ptiise The " M " Clul) is iiii organization of Col- lege nun wliose participation in the major sports — football, basketball, track, tennis and golf — lias earned them snilicient points to be awarded a varsity letter. The club inendjers are easily distinguished by their green sweaters and jackets with the large green and white " M " on them. ' I ' iie i)ur])()se of the club is fourfold : To allaiii the highest scholastic standing pos- sible; lo conunand respect for the " M " ; to i)an(l ail varsity lettermen together; and to promole better intramural and in- tercollegiate athletics. Initiations that were held early each f|uarter this year furnished the students with a great tleal of amusement. For in- stance, the new members this year had to prove their brawn by wearing dirndl skirts and sweaters and makeup foi- several days (see page 147). The organization maintains a clidj room at the gymnasium for the of active and alumni mend)ers. Graduating athletes of the club receive a key every s])ring from the organization. These keys are as cherished as the green and white jackets. [ 112 ] I ' lic Chanihir of C.omiiu ' rtc of Marv illc (. ' iitiTtaiiU ' d Ilic allikics at ' lcr llii ' close of the t ' oolhall season willi a l)aii |iiet. al which llu ' retiriiii seniors wiTe honoixd. Tlio Tivoli Theater also honored tlie foot- l)ail letteinu ' n at a s|)eeial Suii(hiy evt ' - iiing pei ' l ' oiinanee. A I tlu ' lloineeoniini ro()tl)all ii;anie witii S|)rini liel(i, tin- eliib assisted witii tlie coronation of the Ihjnie- comint (|uecn. Miss Betty Drennan of Coi-ning, la. Tlie annual " M " Club danct ' is a major attraction which the men of the organiza- tion look forward to with a great deal of pleasure. The club also has sponsored several informal all-school dances and ])arties. Stag parties for the members were held frequently. These get-togethers helped to give the boys a change fiom the almos- piiere of the athklic Held and the gym- nasium. The " M " C ' lub also sponsors the publica- lioii of the I ' caicat magazine, which con- tains photographs and statistics concern- ing the football team, the indivi(hial play- I ' rs, the coaches and the op])ont ' nts. For several years, the organization was practically dormant, but imder the dy- namic leader-shi|) of ' ic Fai ' rell liiis year, it has risen to tlu ' |)oint whei ' c it is now one of the most active organizations on the campus. The club is sponsored by Mr. E. A. Davis, director of athletics; Mr. Ryland Milner. football coach, and Mr. Wilbur Stalcup. basketball coach. Back Ro»: V. Schultz, J. Rudolph, C. Hellerich, D. Murphy. Front Row: G. Cross, I. Scholtel, Vice-President; N. Thompson, J. Lauchiskis, R. Gregory, Secretary. 113 : Daiiiee Oiih Graoo and Ex|ii PN! $ioii The Dance Club is for stiuk-nts who are interested in creative and iiiteri)retive dancing. The purpose of [] v ehd) is tliret- fold : I- ' irst, recreation; second, self-ex- pression through tlu ' dance, and third, a Ijroader appreciation of the art of tlie dance. The guiding light of the club is Miss Wincie Ann Carruth. Although this has been her first year with the Dance Club, she has followed in the footsteps of her ])ri(Iecessors. and has kept the club one of the prominent organizations on the campus. Tiie Dance Club jjresented its spring recital late in Marcli. ' I ' liis recital fea- tured dances composed and interpreted by the members of the organization, and a medley of war ballads which were sung by tile Women ' s Knsemble. Although the primary aim of the club is to study the dance, the group also devotes much time to recreation and social life. At the beginning of each quarter an initia- tion is held for all new members. In the spring a formal award banquet is held. MEMBERS H. Vincent, President; H. Johnson, E. R. Kendall, Treasurer; B. Smallcy, L. Moore, H. Harvey, B. Drennan, B. Steele, Vice-President; L, Tripp, M. Nunnellcy, J. Heflin, M. Engelmann, E. Poston, B. Grain, M. Bruce, A. Noland, G. McDowell. C. Curnutt, M. Hoerman. B. J. Harazim, Secretary; B. Johnson, W. Adams, M. Sutton. [114; Sigma Phi Last One in — ! Four years ago Sit(ma IMii was organized by a group of ( " oUt ' ge girls who likL ' d swimming and wished to encourage par- ticipation in tiiis s])ort among other students. Active membersliij) in the swimming club is open to all regularly enrolled women students of the College who i)ay the dues of twenty-five cents per ((uarter and attend four consecutive meetings. The colors of the organization are blue and gold — blue for water and gold for the sun. There are two awards given by Sigma Phi. The first is an emblem which may be earned by being a member for two ((uai-ters and jiassing the Intermediate Swimmers " test. The other award, or pin, which the organization bestows is more dilticult to achieve. This pin indicates that a member has been active for foui " quar- ters and has passed the American Red Cross Swinnners ' test. The group meets every week for a swim in the College pool. This year during an- nual Senior Day at the College, the or- ganization presented a demonstration as l)art of the entertainment planned for the guest high school seniors. Miss Maxine Williams is faculty sponsor for the Sigma Phi. First Ron: Miss Maxine Williams, Sponsor; M. M. Tilton, D. Dawson, M. Bruce, E. Quinn, B. Kowitz, Vice-President; J. Kelso, Historian. Back Rolf: B. Drennan, President; M. Sutherlin, M. Irvin, B. J. Harazim, M. Coates, Secretary- Treasurer. Other Members: H. Harvey, B. J. Snow, P. Cunningham, B. Johnson, S. McGraw, M. Whaley. [115] C. Huiatt, President; Miss Miriam Waggoner Sponsor; J. Kunkel, S. Moore, C. Stickerod, B. Duncan, B. Smalley, Secretary-Treasurer; M. Hoerman, M. Miner, C. Meyer, Vic£- President; D. Masters, V. Bernau, Intramural Manager, W. A. A. Coeds Atlilotieallv In 4 1 i nod The AVomon " .s Athletic Association was establislieii in 1923 to attord an opportu- nity for women students who like to en- gage in sports to continue this interest in college. AV. A. A. promotes a spirit of loyalty among women and encourages par- ticipation in healthful recreation. Sports- manship, leadership, cooperation and rec- reation are the main objects of tf.e organ- ization. To become a member of W. A. A. a woman must earn sevent ' -five points in not more than two successive sports sea- sons in the various activities sponsored by till ' organization. The sports season was opened by hockey practice this year and gave the partic- ipants enough bruises and bumps to com- pete adequately with the football men. The winter ([uarter featiu ' ed basketball with inter-class and intramural tourna- ments. These same tournaments were a part of the volleyball season which opi ' ued the spring quarter. The latter part of the spring quarter was given to softball par- ticipation. Y. A. A. also offers a varied minor- sports program which includes archery, tennis, shuffleboard, ping-pong, badmin- ton, golf and swimming. The social life of the organization is also an imi)ortant factor. Regular yearly fea- tures are initiation parties, slumber parties at llie Y. W. C. A. hut. and an award ban- (juet for seniors which is given by the junior women. , ' 116] ISarksiize Cvivf Eiii llf ll. Ri shm siIk! Tin- Hnrkatzi ' organized diirini; llic Fall quarter of V.V.VI to add mow n ) to liic Bearcats ' aetixitits and to llie sIikKiiI body. Thov ari ' today one of llic li ( ' licst groups on tiic campus. New nuMnljcrs arc added each fall to maintain the ([uota of t vcnty-li c hoys and twiMity-tixi ' girls. These new members are chosen from the student body at largt ' on tlu ' basis of their enthusiastic attitude and leadership. I ' elwH ' en halves of l)oth football and basketball ganu ' s the Harkatze fre(|uenllv |)resenl stunts which proxide amusenunl. and em|)iuisize and encourage moi ' c leiuu sup])ort. While the games are going on. llu ' Barkatze never fail to cheer a s|)ectacidar |)lay or a nu ' nii)ei- of IJie team relurning to the bench. The organization is sponsored by Miss Wincie Ann Carrutb and Mr. V ' . ■. Cook. First Row: E. Gorsuch, B. Kowitz, B. Drennan, D. Stceby, C. Bolar, B. Gay, B. Grain. Second Ron: V. Foley, B. Leet, Secretary; M. L. Hartness, G. Pembcrton, N. Allen, M. Drift- mier, V. Bernau, V. Gray. Third Row: J. Leuck, L. McQueen, D. Ottman, W. Wright, Treasurer; R. Cushman, J. Langston, M. Arnett, O. J. Saunders, B. Duncan. Fourth Row: Miss Wincie Ann Carruth, Sponsor; B. Lyddon, J. Garrett, R. Ensign, P. A. Stewart, President, R. Thomas, Mr. W. W. Cook, Sponsor. [117] Green aiiiil White Pepper ii Green antl IfVliite! Fight! Figiit! Whenever you hear that well-known, hicking-a-hist-line song, " Oh. We ' ll All Stand Heliind Our Heareats! " you may he fairly certain that located some place close by is a Pepper or two or ttiree. or maybe even tlie whole group. The Green and White Pep])ers, women ' s pep organization, was first organized in 1927. The aim of these girls is to " stand behind our Bearcats " and give them all the support they can. The Peppers give stunts at games, make posters, carry ban- ners, hold pep rallies and attend games at other schools. The group made only one Irij) this year. They went to ' arrensburg in Xovember to see the Heareats win over the Central Teachers College Mules, put- ting them into a tie for the M. I. A. A. foot- ball cliam])i()nship. The girls have had several suppers and bt ' fore-the-game pep rallies. Miss Maxine Williams is the sponsor of the Green and White Pejjpers. Miss Miriam Waggoner. Mrs. Wilbiu ' Staleup and Mrs. Ryland Milner are honorary sponsors of the group. First Row: C. Judson, B. Smalley, M. Phares, Miss Miriam Waggoner, Sponsor; Miss Maxine Williams, Sponsor; F. Phares, Secretary; C. Huiatt. Second Row: C. Meyer, N. Allen, D. Montgomery, H. Matters, B. Harazim, Treasurer; P. Cunningham, E. Brown, Captain. Third Row: I. Heideman, Vice-President; M. Tilton, B. Bower, B. Garrett, P. Liggett, D. Dawson, J. Anderson, S. Anderson. fourth Row: P. Price, H. Costello, H. Hamilton, M. Brown, J. Jordan, E. Peck, E. Davis. Fifth Row: S. Moore, M. F. Todd, President; H. .Adams, M. Campbell, C. Curnutt, S. Hallen. Sixth Row: B. Blagg, V. Dice, M. Bruce. [lis: Front Roa: M. Wagner, B. Steele, C. McMillan, M. Seitz, M. Blaine, M. Uhlig. Middle Row: E. Ridge, R. Sanders, Secretary; E. Hartness, Vice-President; F. Randall, Presi- dent; Miss Marian B. Lippitt, Sponsor; E. Hall, Treasurer; A. Noland. Back Ron: E. Barber, A. Wiar, M. Haines, M. Hoerman, D. Kingsley, B. White. Varsity Villagers Energetic Campus Group All girls living off the campus arc known as Varsity Villagers. The organiza- tion strives to give its members an oppor- tunity for participation in student govern- ment; to create a spirit of fellowship among all the College women who are liv- ing in private homes; to promote high ideals and standards of living; to create a cultural and social atmosphere; to stimu- late active participation in College life, and to create leadership among College women. The Varsity Villagers Cou ncil, the exec- utive body of the association, is made up of the elected jiresidents of llie organized approved liouses and a proportional rep- resentation of the girls in unorganized homes. This group deals with the prob- lems relating to the girls not living in Residence Hall and ])lans a varied and stimulating program for the year, includ- ing the summer session. This grou]) of College women is one of the largest organizations on the campus. Their social calendar this year was well filled with many formal and informal affairs, ranging from dances and teas to banquets and theater parties. This spring they cooperated with Residence Hail in giving an April Fool Dance. The year closed witli the formal installation of offi- cers in the spring. [119] Assfieiatioii Utr Cliilillioocl Eflii€ uiioii fpirl 3loots Toai-lior Majors and minors in kindergarten and l)riniary edueation make up the Associa- tion for Cliildiiood Education. Its purpose is to promote friendliness and profes- sional solidarity among all students who are in the primary t ' ducalion dei)artment. This organization was founded on the campus in 1928 under the leadership and guidance of Miss Chloe Millikan, sponsor. A. C. E. was then a hranch of the National Council of Primary Education. In 1931 the name was changed to Association for Childhood Education. Through this grou]) the jiotential teach- ers in the primary education field are aided in becoming as efficient as possible. These women study the development of the child from early birth until past ele- mentary age. Willingness to study com- bined with ])lenty of ])atience are the (jualities needed by the A. C. E. members. Interest has been increasi ' d by local activities but each year a delegation is sent to the national convention. The mem- bers benefit both educationally and social- ly from these trips. Regular meetings and social activities niaki ' up the calendar. Latest develop- ments in the field of primary education are discussed at the meetings. Parties and teas comprised the social program this year. Prospective members were enter- tained with a tea in the fall and the new ple lges were guests at a costume party. The spring formal dinner is the outstand- ing event every year and it is followed by a May morning breakfast for senior mem- bers. Front Row: B. Hanna, C. Meyer, Treasurer; C. Judson, President; Miss Chloe Millikan, Sponsor; F. Phares, Vice-President; M. M. Phares, H. Matters, Secretary; L. McQueen. Middle Ron: M. Blaine, R. Sample, C. McMillan, M. Alexander, J. McMaster, J. Littles, S. Young, E. Brown. H. Adams. Back Row: G. Palm, V. Foley, B. Campbell, M. Arthur, M. Utterback, M. Osburn, I. Heideman, D. Masters, G. Ebert. 120 I Iii«i4 ' i»difi4 ' iif riiib Sealed: H. Holt, A. Crowe, E. Gorsuch, Presi- dent; B. Kowitz, I. Gaiilt, Vice-President; M. Sutherlin. Standing: L. Allen, B. White, Dr. Albert Blumenthal, Sponsor; F. Smith, Secretary- Treasurer; E. Miller. Bo4»k 4 liib Seated: M. F. McCaffrey, M. Hackman, F. Smith, M. A. Busby, A. Crowe, D. Henry, P. Liggett. Standing: F. Abarr, J. Kunkel, E. Davis, Dr. .Anna Painter, Sponsor; E. Bender, E. Bar- ber, O. J. Saunders, E. J. Garrett, Chair- man. fl k IH im Ea 1 iMl ■pf! ' 1 mT pk rw " k i tf iS. ' v B jy } - C S h-- J i Iiidepeiifloiit (lull Small but Ac tive The Independent Club was organized in the spring of 1938 to fill a need for social contacts and leadership of students who were not members of a social organiza- tion. All College students who do not be- long to a sorority or a fraternity are eligible for membcrshii). The club strives to provide ii()n-(ireek students with enjoyable social functions at minimum cost. In uniting the non- fraternity and non-sorority students, there is assurance of social opjiortunitics for the entire stLident body. During the past year the IndeiJendents sponsored several suc- cessful all-school dances. Book C lull Eiijoyahle Rosiilliig College students interested in literature are urged to join the Book Club. This j ' ear the club studied new trends in literature that have residted from tlie wai " . Christmas and New Yeai- ' s Day. how- ever, gave them a chance to dip back into the past to see what ]ieople read centuries ago. It was found that carols had been sung and i)lays had been enacted; activi- ties which belong to the present as much as to the |)ast. At their annual Twelfth Night jirogram, the members sang old Englisii carols and presented an amusing peasant ])hiy. 121 Front Row: C. Rowland, Treasurer; H. Elliott, K. Donelson, M. Murren, M. Sutherlin, B. Kowitz. Second Ron : H. Eulinger, E. Gorsuch, W. Wiley, F. Randall, A. Young, President; Miss June Cozine, Sponsor; A. White. Back Row: M. L. Hartness, D. Montgomery, H. Chapman, J, Martine, W. Cox, E. Swann, R. Pfander, O. Baggs, M. F. Todd, D. Lauber, Secretary. Kappa Oiiii i oii Plii Home Eeoiioiiiit s l orority Tlic Aljjha Chapter of Kappa Omicron Phi, a professional Home Economics So- rority, was organized on tliis canipns in December, 1922. Miss Hetlio Anthony, now President-Emeritus, is the founder of Kapjia Omicron Plii. Membersliip in the sorority is ojjcn to anyone who is a major or a minor in home economics and who maintains a liiglier- than-average scholastic standing. To he eligilile for membership, one must have completed a minor or be working (ui a major in iiome economics. This organization furthers high ideals of living, develo])s a deeper appreciation of tlie sanctity of the American iiome, and promotes higher social, intellectual and cultural attainments. The regular meetings are ludd at the iiome economics management house on the campus. One business and one social meeting are held each montli. The outstanding social events of the year are the annual Founder ' s Day banquet at whicli Miss Hettie Antiiony, founder, is iionored, and tiie Senior Banquet honoring tiie senior girl having the highest scholas- tic record. Many other informal i)arties and formal bancpn ' ts and teas are held throughout the year. Miss Anthony and Miss June Cozine are sponsors of the club. [122 1 Pi OiiionSa Pi for Coiiiiiiori e ] Isijoi $$ Pi Omega Pi, a national honorary fra- li ' rnity for c-oinnu ' rc-ial teachers, was es- tablished on tliis campus in 11)21. Tlie chii) strives to establish a fellowsliip amoiiii; commerce teacliers, uphold a higli scliolas- tic standiiii i ni promoli ' social dexclop- u vn[. Meml)i ' rs must have a su])eri()i- scholas- tic average in commerce and ((lucalion and i)etler-than-average grades in all other courses. Active mend)ersliip is limited to commerce majors with til ' tecn iioiirs of commerce and education. Each yeai- the gronj) takes a trip either to Omaha or Kansas ( " .ily to obtain I ' urlher knowledge about working in olliei ' s in big Jmsiness houses. Tiiis trip gives [hv mem- bers a i-haiiec to realize the scope of their lii ' ld of study, and increases their desire to learn more about the a])plication of com- merce whili ' tliey are still in college. riie social activities of lliis group in- clude many banquets, picnics, and infor- mal meetings. A banrfuet is always held in connection with initiation of the pledges. Miss Inez Lewis is the sponsor. From Row: H. Johnson, E. Ridge, B. Wilkinson, Vice-President; J. Kunkel, Treasurer; L. Stoner, Miss Inez Lewis, Sponsor; Mr. W. W. Cook, Honorary Member. Middle Row: L. Wecda, A. Crowe, E. Hartness, P. A. Stewart, President; M. M. Tilton, F. Smith, B. Drennan, W. Thatch. Back Row: B. Leet, Secretary; P. Liggett, E. Lippman, M. Coatcs, D. Spiccr, A. Hansen. C. Allen. 123 KXeilliaiiijti i jirtaiii tMiiiiiul up This organization is for anyone who would rather face the footlights Hum sit in the cushioned seats of the front rows. Not only do tile nic inlx ' rs have opportunity for acting, Init also for directing plays, apply- ing niake-u|). making scenery or jiroducing soimd effects. Meetings are held every two weeks, when ])leasure and some practical instruc- tion are cond)ined. The O ' Neillians may discuss the diOicultics and unusual situ- ations that arise in teaching dramatics, or again they may dixx ' rge into the various aspects of the dramatic field. F " ollowing the discussions, the program committee ])resents a reading or a skit dealing with situations. ])ossihIe or impossible. It has heeii an active and satisfying year for the ilid). fiu ' oni ' -act play, " Box and Cox, " made an I ' njoyable assembly. For the annual ( .hrislmas i)rogram, the dram- atists gave the old pageant. " Everyman. " Their big production of the year was llu ' tiu " ee-act Broadway conu ' dy, " George Washington Slept Here. " With this they skillfully jirovided an evening ' s entertain- ment for a large, appreciative audience. There is hard work connected with play l)roduction. but every enthusiastic member will say. " It ' s fun ! " Back Ron: M. A. Busby, E. Barber, I. Watson, H. Jotinson, Secretary-Treasurer; J. Fink. Middle Row: J. Johnson, H. Houp, G. Wengert, P. Smith, R. Hutchinson, J. Hagee. Sealed: Mr. Robert Main, Sponsor; M. Arnett, President; John McCool, M. Hoerman, B. Mercer, V. Craig. [124] Sealed: M. F. McCaffrey, V. Bauer, E. Barber, M. A. Busby, Secretary-Treasurer. Standing: F. Ewing, President; Mr. John Rudin, Sponsor; H. Bryant, E. Ploghoft. Not in the picture: F. Bithos, Pi Ksippa Delta Resolvofl: — ? Pi Kap])a Delta is composed of studeiils excelling in debate, oratory, extempora- neous speaking and interjjretive reading. This organization is a national forensic fraternity and the local chapter was formed in 1 «2. This year the Pi Kappa Delta and the Debate Clid) were combined to form one clnb for all the stndents who are interested in speech work. The purpose of this grou]) is to stimulate interest and abiUty in forensic woiU. The organization was founded upon the ideal that persuasion is tiie greatest aid to justice. The members strive to i romote the belief that the art of persuasion is just by encouraging inter-collegiate debate and l)ublic speaking. Pi Kaj)])a Delta nu ' Uibers are activt ' in judging high school forensic acti ities in this part of the state. Members of the or- ganization do a great deal of traveling. The i)ast year the debaters covered sev- eral hundred miles in going from one de- bate to another under tlic s|)ons()rshi|) of Mr. Rudin. [125] First Row: M. L. Kemper, C. Pcnwell; M. Hackman, President; E. Davis, J. Marsh. Second Ron: M. Sweat, B. Lykins, B. Jennings, A. Ridgeway; A. Crowe, Treasurer; E. Ridge; F. Smith, Secretary; N. L. Hyde, H. Brand, R. Collins, E. Barber, M. Jones, H. Keyes. ThirJ Row: I. Hoover, E. J. Garrett, V. Malson, M. Wray, M. Wiley, R. Harling. Y. W. C. A. Work and Plav— Members of the Young Women ' s Chris- tian Association beheve that college life can be made more enjoyable and more complete by taking ])art in the varied activities of their group. Once each month the girls meet by them- selves; the other three meetings are held jointly with the Y. M. C. A. The " Y. W. ' " hut is the scene of some of the meetings and also of various parties. A Halloween party was held there in the fall, and in the spring the grou]) entertained with a bunk ])arty. Many things besides weekly meetings are held in conjunction with the Y. M. C. A. In the fall they made a trip to the Y. M.- Y. W. state conference at Camp Dericotte near Troy, Mo. Some meetings they at- tended were iield in St. Louis. Each fall the new members are initi- ated with a ceremony, either formal or informal. Last fall both " Y " groups had their initiation around a campfire. The " Y " this year sponsored an all- school half-and-half dance. The first half of the time was spent doing folk dances and the latter part was devoted to .social dancing. Ini|)()ilant in the schedule of the " Y " any year is l!ie International Fellowshi]) banquet. Last spring the speaker was a (iernian woman, ife of a German Jew. wliose family had been scattered over the world l)y the ruthless Nazis. This year Rabbi (ioldstein from Sioux City. Iowa, was the speaker. [126] Y. M. C. A. T«:ii nior The Yomit AK ' ii ' s C,lirisli;in Associjition is onr of llic ohk ' sl and mosl afti i ' organizations on tlic tanipiis. It is open to any yonng man wiio is intercslcd in Christian living. Followsiiip and good will arc tho basis of a wholosonie social program. The aims and ideals of the Y. M. C. A. are divided into three ]Kuts, as sliown by the triangular " Y " emi)Uni. Tiiese three things are physical, mental, and spiritual growth, which are stressed in tlie pro- grams and discussions. Much of the work of the organization is carried out in conjunction with the Young Women ' s Christian Association. The " Y. M. " helped sjjonsor and look an active jiart in Religious Kmphasis Week, an annual event on tlie eami)us, and tiie Inti rnalional I ' cllow ship HanciucI Ibis year. .V grouj) of the nunil)eis attended tlie fall conference held at Camp Dericolle near Troy, Mo., and the s|)ring confer- ence at Camp Monserat at Knobnoster, Mo. An active unit of the Y. M. C. A. is the Gospel Tiam which was organized in 15(29. Once each month the team makes a trip to some church in northwest Missouri or southern Iowa, where they conduct religious services. The Gospel Team is directed by Panl Smith, vice-president of the Y. M. C. A. The sponsors of the organization are Dr. H. G. Dildine, Mr. A. J. Cautlield, and Mr. Bert Cooper. Sealed: M. Moycs, President; R. Thomas, K. Walkup, K. Israel; Dr. H. G. Dildine, Sponsor; G. Wengert; P. Smitti, Vice.President; K. Weedin, W. Osburn, E. Carmichael. Standing: J. Lundy, Treasurer; H. Thompson, J. R. Carpenter, R. Sigrist. [127] Seated: M. Campbell; E. Brady, Treasurer; A. Strohm; M. A. Busby, President; M. Schulte; F. Meyer, Secretary; M. Heflin, A. Heflin, G. Ushler. Standing: Miss M. Franken, Sponsor; D. Cummins, C. Carter, J. Carter, J. Henggeler, H. Flammang; L. Strohm, Vice-President; T. Brady, M- F. McCaffrey; Miss K. Franken, Sponsor. New III am Club Combines !$oi ioii! and §o4 ial The Newman Club strives to foster the spiritual, intellectual, and social interests of the Catholic students of the College; to assist the College and its students when- ever jiossible. and to aid in the work of the church. A nunil)i ' r of tile Newman Club Fed- eration, tills branch was organized on the campus during the summer of 1022. The Newman Club Federation is nation- al in scojie. comiirising all tlie chaiitcrs of tile dull in tliis country, fhc organiza- tion is for all Catholic students ami any iiileiH ' stt ' d studi ' uts who are accepted by tin- menii)C ' rs. C.alholic action, its various jihases in tile work of today and the way it att ' ects tlie students in their everyday life is dis- cussed al till ' rigular meetings. This in- terchange of ideas provides students with a source of knowledge and stimulation that they might otherwise be unable to obtain while in school. The club also strives to aid and increase the intellectual interests and ideals of its members. Fre- quent social gatherings are lield during the year. Such entertainments as dances, picnics, and informal parties are a regu- lar jiart of llie clui) i)rogram. The organization owns a club liouse on West Tliird street where many of the meetings are held. The activities of the clidi include s])onsorship of the .lunior Newman Ciuii for Catliolic higli school stiulents in the Horace Mann lai)oratory school. Misses Margaret and Katherine Franken are sponsors. [128] Baiiil . • • And the Baii«l IMavocI on Tlu ' College hund v;is reorganized this year under a new director, Mr. W. (llenn RiiH ' . The hand iiad ahont tlie same nuni- her of ])layers to start witli as in previous yt ' ars. and witli tlie addition of several new selections in its repei ' toire it sliowed rapid progress. After preliminary tryouts and exptri- nunts wilii instrumentation, the i)an(l soon was ready for serious work, llie tirst con- cert, given the latter part of January at an assemhly. was cnthnsiasticaily re- ceived. The hand is a very important part of the athletic program and claims a share of credit for the success of the Bearcats in l!)ll-12. It ])layed at all foothall games and usually jM-esented some form of enterlaiu- ment hetween halves, which lent addi- tional si)irit and enthusiasm to the ganu-s. During the haskelhall season the hand was divided into two smaller groui)s for the home games. IKsiikI 1oiii lior$« Flute BB Cornet Baritone M. Hakei- 1). Davidson ll) H. Hackinan I.. Mitchi ' ll -V. Ridge way Oboe li. liockwell .M. MothiTsead (2) D. Moreland (4) 1.. Wi-igcl R. Dunham Tuba C. Nurski Bassoon IS. Hichaids H. Shanklaml A. .loliiison Z. Miller E. Trimble F. Croy EB Clarinet EB Altos Bass Drum W. Lainliait R. Fewson R. Lvddon R. McDougal BB Clarinet i:. Whysong Snare Drum 1. Hllshv French Horn R. Volker K. -M.iyi-r R. Argo H. Orennan I- . l.ippnian M. Cook 1.3 1 Cymbals and Bells Trombone N. H de M. Heecp r. Young I.. Bunch l . (Ainning Tympani H. Hamblin 1. Waynian R. .Millikan M. Kusch B. Spriiikel J. .lohnstm ( 1 1 Presitient Tenor Saxophone R. Mover H. Hall (2f Vice-President i3i Secretary V. Powers R. . pplenian (4) Librarian [129] The {gallon Orchestra Play. Fitlille. IHay Menibcrsliii) in tlic salon orcln ' stra car- ries with it lonsidorabk ' honor, as the or- chestra is made up of students who are especially talented in playing musical in- struments. Students earn their positions in the grouj) through tiyouls, which are held in the fall. The salon orchestra is coached by Mr. Glenn Rutf of the Conservatory of Music. Many hours of conscientious practice are spent in rounding out their repertoire, but the work of the student in this group is stricth ' extra-curricular — no college credit is given to the members as is the case with most of the other musical organizations. These musicians present entertainments for the College students at numerous social and assembly programs during the year. They provide Ihi ' chamber music for the formal teas and receptions at Resi- dence H all and the President ' s home. They also assist the other musical organizations in i)resenting programs. Their repertoire ranges from classical arrangements to fragments of swingtime. Two faculty members of the conserva- tory — Miss Ruth Nelson, violinist, and Miss Alice Ilsley, piano instructor — are in the orchestra. Miss Ilsley plays the viola in this musical ensemble. Front Row: Miss Ruth Nelson, L. Horton, Miss Alice Ilsley, N. Hyde, S. McGraw, R. Milliken. Back Row: M. Baker, M. Tcbow, J. Watts, A. Johnson, A. Weigel, E. Reecc, B. Richards, I. Busby, R. Moyer, K. Lcntz, Mr. Glenn Ruff, Conductor; B. Rockwell, C. Nurski, R. McDowell, N. Allen. [130] Fir si Ron: K. Lentz, E. Lawrence, D. Spicer, H. Matters, A. Eden, W. Stubbs, M. Seitz, L. Bunch, B. Drennan, J. Fink, S. McGraw, M. E. Reece, D. Steeby, S. Anderson. Second Row: D. Showaltcr, M. Fothergill, C. Schuster, L. Wiegcl, M. Hoerman, N. Sockler, A. Wilson, J. Jordan, C. Barnes, A. Ridgeway, N. Hyde, M. Hackman, B. Blagg, E. Lipptnan, M. Miner, Third Ron : J. N. Wans, H. Hamblin, R. MilHken, C. Evans, G. Yenni, R. Lyddon, R. Fewson, R. Appleman, C. Nurski, E. Trimble, A. Johnson, B. Rockwell, J. Johnson. Fourth Row: B. Sprinkel, W. Taff, R. Moyer, D. Moreland, D. Cunning, M. Cook, R. Croy, R. Argo, L. Mitchell, R. Shankland, D. Davidson, V. Powers, R. Moyer. Chorus Rojiios of the l oiitli The College chorus, under tlie direction of Mr. H. X. Schuster, is tlie largest organ- ization in tlie music ])rograni of the Col- lege. The chorus has as its foundation most of the members of tlie smaller vocal ensembles in the school, and practically all of the majors and minors in the music department. The organization presented the Thanks- giving program and sang parts of Han- del ' s " Messiah " April 2. in a sjiecial Easter assembly. This was the organization ' s crowning achievement of the year. The purpose of the chorus is, besides learning to sing some of the works of major composers, to acquaint the meiu- bei ' s with various kinds of vocal music. This is extremely valuable to students who in later years, as teachers, will need to know how to select music for school mu- sical organizations. Music students who participate in file clioiiis are entitled to activitv credit. [i3i: A rappolla ilioii All Aggregation That Inspires Tlu ' A Cappella Choir had its beginning in li)3(), wluMi a cappclhi singing bogan to ijt ' conio popnlar in the I ' nited States. The purpose of this organization is to study and perform the great elioral masterpieces from various sciiools of music in a more detailed manner tiiaii is possible in a large group. The choir is conii)osed of select musical voices chosen from the entire student body. To be eligible for membership, a student must have a good voice, which is true in pitch and of nice quality, and a real love for singing. This group has made several appear- ances during the school year, including both evening i)erformances and mixed contributions to the assembly programs. Tile choir makes a particidar contribution to the College observance of the Christ- mas and Easter seasons. This year the choir aided the spi-ech department in pre- senting the Christmas assembh ' . The choir emphasizes the singing of a cappella music, but it often jjerforms with an orchestral or piano accompani- ment. The grouj) studies and presents chielly the great choral masterpieces from the various schools of musical composi- tions, but if also does some w ork in the field of popular music. The entire student body is justly proud of this choir. First Row: K. Lcntz, S. Anderson, M. Fothergill, W. Stubbs, M. Scitz, B. Drennan, S. Mc- Graw, D. Steeby. Second Row: H. Hamblin, R. Milliken, E. Swann, A. Wilson, B. Kowitz, N. Allen, B. Blagg. Third Row: G. Yenni, C. Barnes, J. Jordan, M. Hoerman, M. Baker, L. Mitchell. Fourth Row: D. Moreland, D. Cunning, W. Taff, B. Shankland, A, Johnson. Fifth Ron: V. Powers, D. Moyer, J. Johnson, R. Lyddon. Sixth Ron : C. Evans, B. Sprinkcl, E. Trimble. i 13:; Daiic ' o Band l iiiisylvaiiiaiij i oi tlio raiii|iiis TIk ' Collogc Daiifc l?;iii(l. slarliiii from sci-atcli (lui-iiii; llic tall ([uarlir. has (U ' xcl- ()|)i l ils piMsoiiiul Id llic cxUiil lliat Ilic entirr sludinl body is inoiid of Ihc proij- rcss it has made. ruder tlu ' al)lc ,i iii(laiu-c of Mr. W. Glenn liulV. Ihc hand sniDotlud out the kinks and gave both the swccl and tlic rorkin ' rliulliiiis wiiic-h llic student Ixxly Inlly enjoys. The band is an important cog in the social life of the College. The Dance Band plays at all the formal tiances and many of the informal dances given by the arious organizations. It is on hand for all late-afternoon dancettes which are held in the old west library. The l)anc-e I ' and is composed of mnsic stndi ' nts who devote a great pail of their fri ' e time to pi ' acticing nuisii- for sliidenls to swing to. Iliey also compose music of tlu ' ir own as well as make tliiir own ar- rangements of the most populai ' music ])ievailing at the monu ' iit. The band is often called upon to l)lay for engagements not connected with tlu ' College. These so-called " Pennsylvanians of the Campus " are under the su])ervision of the music (k|)artmint. sponsored by Mr. RuH ' of the music faculty and managed by Maurice Cook. The members wear gray coats, dark trousers and tophats. Back Ron-: A. Johnson, T. Young, B. Volker, M. Mothersead, D. Davidson, B. Rockwell, J. Jotinson, C. Wayman, B. Drennan, C. Stickerod, H. Johnson, R. Peters, Jim Cook. Front Ron: Jack Cook, J. Lisbona, M. Cook, R. DcCamp, H. Busby. [133] Wonioii N Eiispiiible l|iiooiij of Song ' I ' lic WoiiK ' irs Eiisfiiibli ' is n imisical or- ganization conipost ' d of twelve girls. The ensenihle is one of the l)est-like(l nuisieal groups on the eani|)us. Before they can be- come members, girls must pass tryoiits which are lield i-aeh fall. Tlie girls who arc finally selected to sing in tlu ' ensemble practice three times a week inider the ex- pert direction of Miss Marian Kerr, a niembi ' r of tbe music department. The yearlj program of the ensemble is a full one, but hard-working though they are, the girls never appear overworked or strained in their singing. Some of their programs hdw become traditional. l ' " oi " in- stance, they sing at the Christmas assem- bly and at the " Hanging of the Greens. " the Residence Hall girls " annua! Christmas ])rogram. The Dance Club in ited liiem to sing at its recital this sjjring. The ensemble gives a I ' ecital of its own each spring. They present numbers which range from the classic to the current pop- ular tunes. Whether classic or popular, however, each song is sung with an equal amount of refinement and harmony. M. Driftmier, D. Showalter, H. Hatnblin, M. Seitz, A. Wilson, R. Milliken, C. Schuster, E. Lippman, N. Alien, B. Blagg, C. Barnes, D. Stecby. [134] EllM llll»l( Jl» riai ' iliol 4|iiiiilol I. Busby, M. Cook, E. Lippman, B. Drennan, R. Moycr. liiNlriiiiK ' iilal 4| II a riot D. Davidson, R. Moyer, H. Hack- man, B. Rockwell. Men ' s Quartet B. Sprinkel, G. Yenni, M. Moth- ersead, E. Trimble. iriiijUS Quart « ' t R. Nelson, M. Tcbow, N. Hyde, L. Horton. (135) of Uiiiversiiv Woiikmi The AuuTiiMU Assooiatimi of l ' ni i ' r- For iiuiiiy yi ' ar.s the Maryville braiicli of sity ' oIlu•Il is a iialioiial organization of the Ann ric-an Association of I ' niviTsity college alumnae devoted to iiractical edii- Women has been interested in the welfare cation and the maintenance of high stand- of tiie women of the college, and since ards in education. Tiie Northwest Missouri 192(5 lias ottered each year a scholarship State Teachers College was approved for loan of ■ ' floO to the highest ranking junior liie membership of its alumnae in the woman and a gold medal to the highest American Association of Iniversity ranking senior woman. Tiie following Women in 1939, an lionor of wliicli the havi ' been the recipients of the medals College is very ])roud. and scholarships: Dale Scholarships Medals 1926 Elizabeth Mills Grace Foster 1927 Mary Elizabeth Jones Elizabeth Mills 1928 Jean Freeland Merea Williams I ' Ruth Jensen 1st ) , , , , , 1929 - ' ' Jean I-reeland I Violet Hunter 2ncl ( 1930 Milled Sandison Lois Roper 1931 Elaine LeMaster Mildred Sandison 1932 Helen Busby Elaine LeMaster 1933 Margaret Maxwell Helen Busby 1934 Marceline Cooper Margaret Maxwell 1935 Margaret Humphreys Georgia . nn Schulte 1936 Louise Bauer Lucille Lindberg 1937 Marjorie Eppard Louise Bauer 1938 Ethel Hester Marjorie Eppard 1939 Betty McGee Louise Xoellsch 1940 Lucille Jeffrey Margarita Collazo-Felix 1941 Mary Ann Busbv Bertha Mildred Nelson [136] Ky Or siiiixiilioiis A iuinil)cr of or aiii .nlions ciii lliis c ' aiii|)iis prosciil awarils lo sliulciils wlui have I ' atod liigli scliolastically. or who have boon of outstanding service lo llic qroup. riu ' Sliulcnt Senate gives keys eaeii year lo tlu ' junior and senior nienil)ers who lune ser ed three terms or more on llie Senate. Tliose wlio received keys hist year were Rol)ert Turner, Phitte City; Marjory Stone, Ridgeway; Rex Stcil ' ey. Craig; Vaughn Means. Trenton; Tlieodore Young, Ridgeway; Mary Frances McCaffrey, Mary- ville, and Ya ace Oursler. Maryville. The " M " Chib awards a key to every senior member of the organization each year. To furtiier higli scliolarship among its jjledges, Alplia Sigma Ali)lia sorority gives a bracelet lo the girl who makes the higli- csl grades during her pledgeship. Kappa Omicron Phi, national honorary home economics sorority, presents a ring each year to the girl who is chosen the most outstanding member of the organi- zation. . gnes Kowitz of Helena received the award last year. The Dance Club gives four different awards annually to selected members who are rated according to the length of time they have belonged to the cluh and Ihe interest and enthusiasm they have shown. Last year the club gave first award medals to Annette Crowe, Forest City; Elizabeth Ann Davis, Cambria, la.; Mack Jackson, Hopkins; Grace Koeppe, Xiw Cambria; Lola Moore, Maryville; Kllen Porter, Mary- vilk ' ; Frances Smith, Forest Cily; Gene- vieve Statl ' ord, Conway, la.; Iktty Steele, P raddyville, Ta.; Harrietle Warnick, Mary- ille, and Violella Weems, Dickson, Tenn. Second awards, whii ' h were dance cos- tumes, were gi en lo Eleanor Hartness, Maryville; Lola Mooic. and Harriette W ' arnick. Those who received third place awards — dance skirts — were Vida Bernau, Earlham, la.; Virginia Gray, Clearmont, and Helene Vincent, Bedford, la. The American Association of L ' niversity Women presents a medal and a loan scholarship each spring. The medal is pre- sented to the senior woman with the highest scholastic ranking for the year, and the scholarship goes lo the junior woman who has maintained the highest seholaslic average during three years of college work. Bertha Mildred Nelson of Guilford received the medal last year. Marj Ann Busby of Maryville won the scholarship. This year for the first lime, the alumni of the Phi Sigma Epsilon social fraternity will give a key to the member who is the most outstanding in social, scholastic and athletic work for the year. TJie Women ' s Athletic Associalion an- nually presents awards to mtinhers who earn them by attendance and i)articipa- tion in the work of the organization. Each spring nearly all the organizations have a banquet or dinner at which the senior members are honoretl. [137] He Cvets in on tlie Fun Features [ 139 1 Jjetlij JJrennan K ower =cueen [140] C- 7t izuUl Slurlei •jtaUen C ke Ofllenoants t leauor 1 eck ( harlene Jjarii Ptitpoiirri LSP ' WHERE in this book we intro- duced you to 15ini o, llio amiabli ' Hcarcat. wlio nuiiblcd over tlie campus describing our activities. Now at tlie end of the year, we call on him again to look in retrospect at college life, and with him we linger fondly over our mem- ories. " After the rush of registration. " he be- gins reniiniscently, " the first class meet- ings, and the always pleasant business of resuming old acquaintances and making new ones, the students settled down to a regular routine, broken only by the social events and entertainments which added zest to a year of interesting activity. " As always, this year was full of social functions, and everyone had a chance at them. A few ' majored " in social life, but these, happily, were in the minority. The wiser ones carefully kept a i)alanee be- tween the social and the academic. Some- thing was doing every week, from the be- ginning of the year to the end. " Though at Uv first of the year many students succumbed to homesickness and flocked to their homes for week ends, it wasn ' t long before they began looking for- ward to staying on the camj)us for the parties and dances. " Thus we had a brisk social life from the very start. " The O ' Neillians ' Halloween masquerade . . . Tri Sigs ' barn dance . . And the Phi Sigs have an informal. Sorority-ites in the making . . . The Dance Band puts forth with jive. [142] Bright Begiiiiiiiij W ' t ' r;ii(i tlic lowii . . . Hiitton. Frt ' shnu ' ii . . . Tiikini; over IMiiiii Slrccl . . . Hcltlini ' . oikli ! ... A li ' iiso iiionuiil :il llic llualri ' . . . Tlu ' ImIcsI in cIdUu ' s lines . . . ' I ' lie inaiTii uptown. [143] " Walkout Day was the lirsl l)ii t ' vi ' iit on till ' calciular. and cvcrvbody look tiiiu- oil I ' or Inn and Iroiii-. Tiic ■tioiit " was provided l)y llic I ' rishnian ilass. willi llic boys discovering llial (lisii|)line is not conlini ' d to llu ' army. Yes, those sopho- mores wielded a wieUed ai ' m in the jjell line. The day wound u|) with the All- College Mixer, a get-ae((uainted atl ' air. It rained that evening, hut spirits were not noticeably dampened hy Ihe downpour that accompanied the danee overture. " Following a week of sorority dances and the first student social committee dancette of the year, we got a glimpse of French glamour in the person of Miss Lilette Holbert. jietite French refugee, who spoke at an assembly October 1. We had nianv notable assembly entertain- A scene from the student pla . " George Washington Slept Here. " Football Queen — Betty Drennan. ments this year, including other off- campus visitors who spoke to us. " To name only two of these — Dr. Wal- lace . twood. president of Clark Univer- sity, and Rollo Walter Hrown. famous author. The speech department presented a comedy. " Box and Cox. ' and a little later tlie Conception Abbey choir gave us a denionsti ' ation of (iregorian Chant. " Other ( njoyable assemblies were pre- sented by oiH- own College Band and various soloists and ensembles of the conservatory of music. The concluding assembly of the year was given by the seniors on Senior Class Day. " . 11 in all. our major and minor enter- lainnuiits left little to be desired. " [144] kws The Freshman Reception well under way. " The first big (hiiifo of llu ' year took ])lacc ' on Octoljtr 10. This was the annual Homecoming dance in the old west library following the Homecoming game. Almost everyone who knew one step from another attended, and yielded to the rhythms of the College Dance Band. Bettj ' Drennan, a cute little girl from Corning, la., was en- joying herself immensely. Small wonder — she reigned as Football Queen over the festivities. " Then followed, on November 1. a Resi- (k ' uci ' Hall dance, and two weeks later the annual formal dance, in whi cii all Greek letter organizations on the campus took part. " The boys at the Quad threw a dance on January 20, proving that their dining hall makes a successful dance floor. " The dramatics club — or, the O ' Xeillians — paused long enough during a rehearsal of Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman ' s comedy. ' George Washington Sle])t Here. " to pose for a " still. ' The three members of the cast who posed were Junior Johnson. Vivian Craig antl William Miller. The play. |)r(S(nl((l I ' chi nary 1 1. was skillfully ncicd and s|)arkK ' (l with clever dialogue. " Ut ' si(ifiu-e Hall was the sctiic of the faculty reception for fi-eslimen held at the beginning of Ihe year, and also for the " Hanging of the Gri ' ens, ' an annual Chrisl- nias ceremony. Many organizations bold social functions in the sludenl center, which is well ec[uippe(I with games. This place is also jjopular for rela.xalion be- tween classes. Directly o])posite, of coiu ' se, is the book store, where students congre- gate lo drink cokes, eat sandwiciies and listen to llie radio. Ifs a regular " jelly joint. " tables and all. " Independent Club mixer. " The Hanging of the Greens " The forgotten man at the stairway. I 145 1 The all-school Christmas Ball . . . The Girls ' Ensemble sings at the " Hanging of the Greens. " Time out for repairs . . . Karl Krueger and his Philharmonic . . . Kappa Otnicron Phi banquet. " The first of five major entertainments in the 1941-42 scries was presented in tlie College auditorium on November 18 with Karl Krueger ' s Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra jjcrforming brilliantly before a large crowd. " The College next presented Larra Browning, noted soprano, in concert Jan- uary 6. Students were much in evidence at this event and a few even went backstage to get a better look. " The intelligentsia had their day at the third major entertainment scheduled .lan- uary 28. This was a lecture by Dr. Max Lerner. who is well known as an author, lecturer and political thinker. We found mental stimulation and a challenge to our own ideas in his stirring address. " On February 26, the famous Chekhov players presented a delightfully humorous version of Sliakespeare ' s innnorlal com- edy, ' Twelfth Night. ' The director, Michael Chekhov, nejihew of the great Anton, showed that the smug, standardized art of yesteryear has jjassed, and placed his company in step with the dynamic quality of the times. " The final entertainment in the series was a performance by the Bali-Java danc- ers April 9, whose fluttering fingers and fans and swaying l odies captivated every- one. 4 ' hey iiad just finished making a pic- lure in Hollywood. " Ciiarles Morgan, distinguished P nglish author, was a caminis visitor . ])ri! 2(i to . .l)ril ;5(l, inclusive. " [ 14G : Scriiii, ' tlic team olT . . . Snake daiu ' c . . . Coiniir rouiid the Ixiid . . Hi- savi ' s slioc Irallur . . . W ' c i i ' l now walks . . . llonir lo linuli . . (lirls for a (lav. [147] We Colli riliiite to tlii Wsir Effort A combiiud t ' lic-iilty iiiul sliuknl (Icteiisc council is directing ail (Id ' cnsf ;Rii ilii ' S at tiic Xoiihwcsl Missouri Slate Teachers College. Dr. E. H. Kleinixll. liead of tlie department of social science, is chairman of the coinicil. To answer the demand for accelerated education ])rograms. the College has an- nounced i)lans for an intersession begin- ning August 6 and ending September 2. One of the first projects of the defense council was to launcii a defense stamp campaign with a one hundred per cent goal for faculty, students and all College employees. This goal was reached only a few days after the campaign started. Sev- eral organizations on the campus bought defense bonds. The local Civilian Pilot Training pro- gram, whicii is oj)eraU(i in i-on juiuiion with the College, turns out forty to lifly l)ilots every four months. These men go dircclly into the air corps or remain to take instructor ' s training. Early this spring, the application of the College for the Navy ' s V-1 course of studj ' was accepted and its curricida approved. This program is especially for freshman and so])homore men. Several members of the faculty have volunteered their services in the Civil . ir Patrol in tliis area. Machine tool classes and welding classes have been started at the Industrial Arts shop to train young men for jobs in de- fense industries. Men in the X. Y. A. Resi- dent Training program receive instruction in the afternoons. A class in welding STUDENT-FACULTY DEFENSE COUNCIL Mr. R. E. Baldwin, Mr. M. C. Cunningham, E. J. Garrett, Mr. John Rudin, Dr. E. H. Kleinpell, chairman; Mr. R. T. Wright, M. F. McCaff- rey, Mr. D. N. Valk, Mr. Harold Neece. [«8] Alpha Sigma Alpha buys a bond. Training pilots for the Air Corps. There arc industrial arts night chisses groups of h)cal women. Miss Hettie An- i ' or youtlis between seventeen and twenty- thony and Miss June Cozine of the home five years of age who are not reguhu ' ly en- eeonomics department arc teaching these rolled in school. At the completion of tlu- classes. course, they are given a certificate stating Many of llie women students and fac- the kind and amount of training they have ulty members are faithfully knitting for received. Hritain and the Red Cross. The members of the physical education department are conducting a health pro- gram to impress students with the neces- sity of guarding their physical condition. Mr. E. A. Davis, head of the physical edu- cation department, is teaching first aid classes for townspeople, and separate classes for College students and faculty. Upon successful completion of these courses the students are given first aid certificates. Aiding in the nutrition field, the home economics department has been experi- menting with surplus commodity food to determine the possibilities for tasti ' fid dishes. Demonstrations to show the results of their studies have been given before Knitting for the cause. First aid class — ready for any emergency. [149] CORONATIONS Tower Queen receives crown . . . Flowers are presented . . . Tower Queen and attendants . . . King and Queen of Alpha Sigs ' " Sweetheart " dance. Shifting from the more cultural aspect of the major cntei ' tainmcnts. Bingo al- lowed himself to dwell upon two more events of the year that cut quite a swathe in a social way : " Following the Alpha Sigma Alpha ' Sweetheart ' dance, over which Richard McDoiigal and Mary Margot Phares reigned as king and queen, the attention of the students was drawn to the ' crown- ing ' event of the year — the Scoop Dance, at which the ' Tower ' queen is always feted. Tiiis was lield on Saturday, March 21, after a week of intrigue and much speculation regarding the prohable iden- tity of the Chosen One. A traditional fea- ture of the dance, the crowning ceremony, was held with (hie fanfare, pomj) and dis- play at inteiniission. The successful can- didate, selected by the men of tiie College, was Betty Drennan, who also was elected football queen earlier in the year. Her four attendants were Eris Quinn, Eleanor Peck. Charlene Barnes and Shirley Hallen. Don Cummins, editor of the ' Tower, ' crowned liie queen, amidst enough feminine pul- chritude to make even a hard case editor nervous. The concluding dance of tiie year was the all-college mixer, held on tlie closing day of the spring term. Before the year ended, there were other closing activities, outstanding among which were the senior class day, the spring musical show and the commencement exercises for departing seniors. " liy l-iouEUT Flowers [150] Ac kii i vlc «l iiioiits Ac-t ' i ' |)l our thanks all ymi raillil ' iil propU ' who lu ' lpi ' d us liy to make this hook a coloi ' t ' ul, aifuralf record ol [ v I ' .)ll-I2 school yrar. Tlu ' Tower start " real- izes that it owes a debt of ,t ralilude to many outside individuals in addition to its own personnel. We w ish to thank the students and fac- ulty lor appearing on time for picture ap- pointments . . . Mr. Edward Godsey and Mr. F. W. Crow for individual pictures . . . Mr. Jim Carpenter for his patience and skill in formal and informal shots . . . and Junior Lisbona for his candid camera work. We wish, also, to sing the praises of: Peggy Cunningham for a swell story in the opening section . . . Mary Margaret Til- ton for planning the Scoop Dance . . . Alice Xoland for being a whiz on the typewriter . . . Dennis Davidson for always showing uj) for meetings . . . Kenneth Weedin for l)eing sucii a worker . . . Elizabeth Ann l)a is for excellent co|)ywriting . . . Vvd Woodwai-d (he ' s in the army now) for his football wi ' ileui) . . . Hoberl Flowers for liie featiu ' e section t ' opy and the basket- ball summary . . . Hetty Bower for lur typing ability and the Scooj) Dani ' e deco- rations . . . Russell Hobbs for his lighting ellects at the Scoop Dance . . . Marjorie ' ray for encouraging words Inn the go- ing was tough . . . Miss DeLuce and her Art Club for the excellent drawings throughcjut . . . Coach Stalcup for his help on the athletic pages. Mr. Bill Harris of Smith-(irieves Co., Printers, in Kansas City was ready with valuable suggestions when we needed them, and Mr. Harold Dew of Holland En- graving Company. Kansas City, aided us greatly in the planning of the liook. We are deeply grateful to all these per- sons for their help and coo|)i ' ralion in jnUjlishing the 1942 Tower. (Member " est ,.fi-)2i ' " )I94I-42) " Donald Cummins, Editor Maryin Mothersead, Business Manager 1942 Tower [131] Iiiflex A. A. U. W A Cappflla Clioir A. C. E Acknowledgments _ _ Administration Admin istnition Building- Air View oi " Campus... Alpha Sigma Alpha Athletic Division i:iii i;i2 12(1 lil 41 .10-17 incl. . .IiiCi-lllT - - - Tl ' i Band, College ..129 Dance 133 Barkatze 117 Basketball 84-88 inel. Action 85, 87 Captain 88 I.ettei ' inen . 8(» Squad _ _. 81 Statistics __ _. S2 Board of Regents 38 Book CIul). _ 121 Brass Quartet __ 135 Buses 32 Cheer Leaders !I2 Chorus ___ 131 Clarinet Quintet 135 Class Division 50 C. P. T. 31-35 Dance Club Ill Dean of i ' aculty __ 41) Dedication 6-7 Directors of Personnel 40 Ensembles .135 Faculty ...42-48 incl. Features Division 13S Football 78-83 incl. Captain 79 (loaches 78 Lettermen 81 Queen .144 .Scenes 80, 82, 83 Statistics 92 Freshmen 52-55 incl. Freshman Officers 51 Ciirls ' Ensemble 131 Green and White Peppers US Greenhouse . " {2 Gynuiasinm 21 Honors, Organization 137 Scholastic 02 Horace Mann School 22-21 Independent Club 121 Industrial Arts Building 18-19 Inter- 1- la teniity Council 103 lillrarmnal 93-95 .luniors G4-07 Junior Class Officers 03 Kappa Oniicron Phi. Library Long Walk .122 M i;lub .Men ' s niiartet .. . National Defense Newman Club . New Walk Noi ' tlnxest Missourian Stall " . .112, 113 135 1 18. 1 19 I2X 33 ... 99 O ' Neillians 124 Opeiiing Section 8 Organizations Division 9G Pan-Hellenie Couiu-il _ 103 flii Sigma I ' .psilon 108-109 Pi Kappa Delta 125 Pi Omega Pi 123 Powerhouse 32 Practice House 28 President 7, 39 President ' s Home 28 Quad 25 Quad Council ...102 Queen, Football 144 Tower 140 Attendants 141 Residence Hall .__ 211-27 Residence Hall Council 102 Room Teachers 49 Rustic Bridge 29 Salon Orchestra 130 Scoop Dance 150 Seniors ()9-75 Senior Class Oflicers — .. OS Sigma Phi 115 Sigma Sigma Sigma 101,105 Sigma Tan Gamma 110,111 Snapshots 30,143,147 Social Life 31,142,145,140,150 Sophomores 57-Gl Sophomore Class Officers 56 Social Conmiittee 101 String Quartet __ _ 135 Student Senate 100 Tower Stall ' 98 Track 89-91 Action 90 Lettermen 91 Squad __ 89 Statistics 91 Varsity Villagers 119 W. A. A Walkout Day .116 .143 Y. M. C. A.. Y. W. C. A. 20 29 Engravings by HOLLAND ENGRAVING COMPANY KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI ♦ Printing by SMITH-GRIEVES COMPANY KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI .127 .126 [152]

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