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THE JUNIOR CLASS
Western Montana College of Education
THIS YEAR THE CHINOOK celebrates its fiftieth anni-versary. During these fifty years there have been many changes at Western. New buildings have been built; new courses have been added to the curriculum; the size of the student body has increased; even the name of the school has been changed; but the main function of the school has not changed. Now. as fifty years ago, the main purpose of the school is to train teachers to educate the youth of the country; and we are confident that in the next fifty years, no matter what other physical changes may take place, Western still will be training teachers of as high a standard as today.
We would like this fiftieth anniversary issue to be something more than just a record of the events of the past year. We want to give you, in addition, a look into the history of Western as well as a glance toward the future growth of the school.
(3)THE TRUTH SHALL 'MAKE YOU FREE-
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There is no Irigate like a book To lake us lands away.
mMiss Genevieve Albertson
We are grateful for this opportunity to show a small amount of appreciation to the one whose unselfish contribution of work and time has done so much to make this book, and other yearbooks in the past, possible. It is with much pleasure and pride that we dedicate this fiftieth anniversary number of the Chinook to our teacher, sponsor, and friend—Miss Genevieve Albertson.
President Jordan stops a moment to look across Western's lovely campus.Rush Jordan, President
This is a good New Year for Western. Enrollment is higher than it has been for twenty years. The new department of secondary education is developing satisfactorily. Several people are working toward the Master's degree. An ambitious program of extension work is under way. The new building program is progressing as fast as lending agencies can operate. The outlook for Western was never better. Always we look ahead.
I wish for all Western students many good years ahead in college and in teaching.
(7)Montana State Board of Education
Left to right: Mrs. F. H. Petro, Mr. Clarence Popham, Mr. George Lund, Dr. Emmet J. Riley, Governor J. Hugo Aronson—Chairman, Miss Mary Condon—Secretary, Mr. A. B. Guthrie, Mr. Merritt Warden, Mrs. George Chambers, Mr. Horace Dwyer. Absent, Mr. Arnold Olsen—Attorney General.
CHINOOK STAFF 1956
Junior Class President
Business Manager, Dillon
Business Manager, Butte
Asst. Organization Editor
Business Manager, ButteSpectator's view of the Lewis and Clark Susquecentennial Pageant presented last summer, south of Dillon, near Camp Fortunate where Sacajawea was reunited with her people.
A favorite spot of the students during the spring and summer months.0. K. Moe
Vice President and Professor of Industrial Arts and Social Studies
Professor of English
Mrs. Viola Cook
Assistant to the Business Manager
John R. Cumming
Assistant Professor of Education. Graduate Division
Assistant Professor of Biological ScienceFACULTY
Mrs. Ruth Dillavou
M. A. Assistant Professor of
Mathematics. Teacher Placement
Mrs. Mary B. Emerick
M. A. Professor of Fine Art
Harold B. Erickson
D. Ed. Assistant Professor of Education, Secondary
Mrs. Zella K. Flores
Assistant Professor of Education
Gladys A. Forester
M. A. Instructor in Training
John C. Garry
M. A. Assistant Professor of Business Education
B. S. in L. S. Registrar
Mrs. Ruth Greonfield
Instructor in Physical Education (Absent on Leave 1955-56)
(15)Mrs. Winifred Greenwood
Instructor in Home Economics
Assistant Profossor of Education
Mrs. Isabell Lasich
B. S. in Elem. Ed. Instructor in Training
Howard V. Leslie
M. S. Ed. Associate Professor of Social Studies
Mrs. Helen D. Lucbbon
Instructor in Foreign Languages and English
B. M. E.
Assistant Professor of Music
Instructor in English
Assistant to Dean of WomenRalph McFadden
Professor of Piano and Music
Librarian and Assistant Profossor of Social Studies
Mrs. Marqaret Mashino
Instructor in Training
Secretary to the President
Business Manager and Acting Dean of Women
Mrs. Martha Nolson
Instructor in Training
Mrs. Margaret Orr
Instructor in Training
Mrs. Ruth Packer
Instructor in TrainingFACULTY
Stanley Z. Pech
Ph. D. Assistant Professor of Social Studies
Joe C. Rybum
Assistant Professor of English, Dramatics (Abserft on Leave 1955-56)
Assistant Professor of Social Studies (Absent on Loave 1955-56)
Associate Professor of Education, Director of Training
Instructor in Training( 9)
Dillon Teachers Taking Advantage of an Evening Class in Graduate School
Left to right: John Lohr. Don Wheat. B. W. Lodge, lames Womack, Mathew Orr, Dr. John Cumming— Director.
Joyco Bo hm, Livingston Major: Fino Art Minors: English, Social Studios Activities: Translor from MSU 2; Kappa Pi 4; Art Club Vice President 2, 3. 4; Newman Club 2; WAA 2; Who's Who 3; Vodvil 2
Mary Young Erickson, Dillon Majors: English, Social Studies
Bert Corcoran, Box Eldor Major: Social Studies Minors: Business Education, Physical Education
Audrey Jernberg, Tacoma, Wash. Major: Enqlish Minors: Fine Art, Music Activities: Inter varsity 1, 2, 3, 4; Secretary-Treasurer 2; Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; KZN 2; Wescolite 3; Chinook 3, 4; Music Club Secretary 4
Helen Dresen, Cut Bank Major: English Minors: German, Fine Art Activities: Art Club I; Gargoyles Secretary 1, 2, 3; Kappa Pi 1, President 2, Vice Prosidon 3; FTA Vice President 1, 2, 3; Chanticleers President 2. 3; Woscolite 2, 3; Chinook Art Editor; Matrix; Who's Who; Gargoylos "Goodbye My Fancy," "Doar Brutus," "Lo and Behold;" Pageant 1, 2
Doris Johnston, Kalispoll Major: English
Minors: Scienco, Social Studies
Ed Jursnich, Butte
Majors: Social Studies, Fine Art Minor: English
Activities: Newman Club; Art Club Treasurer; Senior Class President; Studont Council; Chinook Co-Editor '55; Wescolito '55
Pat Kenney. Butto Major: Social Studies Minors: Spanish. English
Mary Jane Kerlee, Darby
Major: Social Studies Minors: Art. English Activities: FTA
Frank Kibbee, Dillon Major: Industrial Arts Minors: Physical Education, Mathematics
Activities: Football 1, 2. 4; Class Officer 1, 2, 4; Basketball 1, 2; Track 1, 2. 3. 4; Baseball 1; "M' Club 1, 2. 3. 4; Student Council 2
Joo Renfro, Armstead Major: Science
Minors: Physical Education, Mathematics
Palmer Scott, Dillon Major: English Minor: Social Studies
George Svetich, Dillon
Minors: Mathematics, Social
Activities: Chanticleer 1; IRC; Art Club 4
Mrs. Juanita Swooney, Butto Major: Fine Art Minors: English, Social Studies Activities: Montanomal; Chinook; Art Club 4; Kappa Pi 4; FTA 4
(23)Larry Anderson. Missoula
Carol Bowman. Philipsburg
Kizzio Brown, Armstead
Mary Blood. Avon
Mrs. Alice Brass. Seeley Lake Activities: Transfer from MSU 3; Chorus 3; FTA 3
Laurilie Burns, Milan. Minn.
Activities: Transfer from Hamline University, St. Paul. Minn. 2; Chinook Assistant Editor 3; Wescohte Assistant Business Manager 3; WAA 3; Band 3; Intorvarsity 3; Junior Class Secretary-Treasurer 3; Chanticleers 3; Debate 3
A1 Bond, Dillon Activities: Football 1, 2, 3
Donald Brown, Browning
Jean Carlson. Avon
Activities: KZN 1, 2. 3; IRC 2; FTA Vice President 2, 3; Houso Council 2. 3; Junior Class Vice President; Art Club 3; Chinook Staff Secretary 3; WAA 2; Newman Club Vico President 1, 2, 3; Newman Choir 1
Maureen Crossman, Butte
Activities: Nowman Club 1, 2, 3
Bob DeMarois, Anaconda
Activities: Football 1, 2, 3; Basketball 1. 2. 3; "M " Club Secretary-Troasuror 1, 2, 3
Joe Doohan, Anaconda
Activities: Track 1, 2; Football 1, 2; Wescolito 3
Robert Facincani, Butte Activities: Chinook Editor 3; Gargoyles "Goodbye My Fancy" 1. "Dear Brutus" 2, "Lo and Behold" 2; Who's Who 3: Library Committee 2; Honor Roll 1. 2, 3
Jim Fitzpatrick, Hot Springs
Activities: Gargoyles "Green Valley" 1, "Goodbye My Fancy" 1; Football 2; Master of Ceremonios Vodvil and Sophomoro Assembly; Student Activity Committoo 3; Student Body President 3; Who's Who 3; Track 2; Library Committee 3; "M" Club 2, 3; Intervarsity 3; Student Council 3
Nancy Gannon, Sunburst
Shirley Gladstone, Tucson, Anz.
James Grant. Butte
Tom Harrington, Deer Lodge
Verna Jenkins, Dillon Activities: Art Club 3
Bill Leybold, Butte Activities: Football 1, 2, 3; Baseball 1. 2; "M" Club President 1. 2, 3
Robert McLeod, Havre
Activities: Football 1, 2; Basketball 1, 2. 3; Baseball 1; Track 1. 2; "M" Club
Ilia Mae Lohr, Dillon
Terry Lindquist, Elliston Activities: Football 1. 2. 3; Junior Varsity Basketball 2; Baseball 1. 3: Track 1; "M" Club 1. 2. 3; Vodvil 1, 2; Class Assemblies 1, 2
Anthony Martello, Missoula Activities: FTA Secretary 3; Chan-ticloors Vico President 3; Dobato 3; Nowman Club 3; Wescolite Editor 3
Faye Iverson, Helena
Activities: Art Club 3; Intorvarsity 3; WAA 3
James Leary, Butte
Activities: Transfer from Montana School of Minos and MSC
Joyce McMillon Koonts
Activities: Round Robin Theatre 2; Chorus: Pageant 2, 3
David Ouraland. Somers
Activities: Chorus 1. 2, 3; "Down in the Valley" 1; Intervarsity Vico President 1. President 3; Vodvil 1; Chorus, "Ruddiqore” 3; Prairlo Bible Institute
Mabel Piccone, Dillon
Tom Pomroy, Butto
Robert Roborts, Butto Activities: Newman Club 1; FTA 2; Chinook 2, 3; Honor Roll 2, 3
Marlene Savich, Butto
Activities: WAA Treasurer 1. 2. 3; Newman Club 1. 2, 3; FTA 2; Chinook Stall 3
Donald Shroovo, Fronchtown Activities: Chinook Staff
Mrs. Elaine Turk, Butto
Bernard Wonger, Dillon Activities: junior Class President; Student Council 3; Chinook Staff 3
Clarko Williams. Butto
Activities: Sophomore Vico President; Chinook Business Manager 3; Honor Roll 2, 3
Donna Ballantyne. Chotoau Activities: KZN Vice Presi dent 1, 2; FTA; Chorus 2; Intervarsity
Howard Basolo, Twin Bridqes Activities: Baseball 1; "M" Club 2
Evalyn Batten, Virginia City
Berme Bissell. Big Sandy
Mrs. Bortha Bond, Dillon
Shirley Broderick. Frenchtown Activities: Newman Club I; KZN 2
Teresa Canton, Stevensville Activities: Freshman Class Treasurer 1; Art Club 1: Usher 1, 2; Newman Club Secretary 1, 2; FTA 2; House Council 2; KZN I, 2
Pat Chausse, Valior Activities: Transfer from MSC 2; Newman Club 2; FTA 2
Darlene Christy. Butte
Activities: FTA 1, 2; Newman Club Treasurer 1. 2; KZN 1. 2; Chorus 2; Wes-colite Staff
loannie Comba, Butte
Activities: Homocoming Quoen 1; Freshman Treasurer; Sophomore Secretary-Treasurer; IRC Socretary-Trcasurer 2; House Council 1. 2; Usher 1, 2; KZN 1. 2; Nowman Club 1, 2; V AA 2; Cheerleader 2; Ski Club 2
Shirley Cooper, Dillon
Gloria Costle. Sheridan Activities: WAA 1, 2; IRC
1, 2; KZN 2
John Crossman. Butte Activities: Newman Club 2
Lynn Curloy, Anaconda Activities: Transfer from MSU 2; Newman Club 2
Jim Doeney, Prescott, Wash. James Dodd, Dillon
Activities: Transfor from Central Washington; "M"
Club 2; Football 2; Baseball 1
Ronald Dooley. Anaconda Sharon Ehlers. Sheridan
Activities: Newman Club
Patricia Eicher, Anaconda Activities: FTA 2; Intervar-
Bort English, Groat Falls Activities: "M" Club 1, 2; Football 2; Track I, 2; Ski Club
Elsie Erickson. Charlo Frances Fordik. Bigfork
Activities: FTA 1, 2; KZN 2; Wescolito 2; Chanticleers 2; Newman Club Vice President 1. 2; Art Club Treasurer 2
DeForrest Frooman, Dillon
Marilyn Gainos, Hamilton Activities: FTA 1. 2; KZN 1. 2; Intorvarsity 1, 2; Chorus
Eileen Gates. Corvallis Activities: FTA 1. 2; KZN 1. 2
Alma Gideon, Dillon
Activities: Chorus 1, 2; Intervarsity 2; FTA 1. 2; Music Club. "Ruddigore”
Ruth Gustafson, Anaconda Activities: Intervarsity 2; FTA 2
Rose Healow. Missoula Activities: Newman Club 1. 2; FTA 1; KZN 2
Blanche Heller. Lewistown Activities: KZN 2: WAA 2; Chorus 2
Mary Hoge, Fort Shaw
Activities: Chorus 1. 2; Intervarsity Social Officer 1, 2; FTA 2; KZN 2
Marlene Holland, Butte
Activities: Woscolite Editor 2; KZN 2; Chanticleer Treasurer 2; Intervarsity 1
Sandra Holm, Valier Activities: Newman Club 1. 2; Chorus 1. 2; Band 1, 2; FTA 2
Frank Hull, Doer Lodge
Activities: Football 1, 2; Baseball 1; Vodvil 1; "M Club 1, 2
Russell Jennings. Door Lodgo
Kenneth Jensen, Anaconda
Jeannette Jewotl. Bozeman Activities: Transfer from MSC 2; Intorvarsity 2; Art Club 2; FTA 2
Elsi© Johnson, Missoula Activities: KZN 2; FTA District Vico President 1, 2; Intorvarsity Vice President 2; Chorus 1, 2; Honor Roll
Shirley Kalland, Baker Activities: WAA Secretary 1, 2; FTA Treasurer 1, 2; Art Club 2; Band 1; KZN 1. 2; Chorus 2
Peggie Keyes. Livingston Activities: FTA 1. 2; KZN 2; Chorus Operetta 2; Intorvarsity 2
Robert Kohn, Butte
Activities: Ski Club 1; Football 1
Dan Konen. Butte Activities: Newman Club 1
Ann Larabee, Earlvillo. 111. Activities: KZN 1. 2; Kappa Pi Secretary-Treasurer 2; Art Club President 1, 2; Chorus 1. 2; Band 1
John Lee, Butte Activities: Gargoyles 1, 2, 3; Ski Club 1
Mrs. Kay Lloyd, Dillon Activities: WAA 1, 2
Pauline Lorentxen. Hamilton Activities: KZN 1, 2; WAA 1, 2; Chorus. "Messiah'' 1; Pageant 1, 2
Marvin Lundberg. Hamilton Activities: IRC 2
Myrna McCulloch, Butte Activities: KZN Secretary 2; Chanticleer Secretary 2; V escolite Associate Editor
Pat McDonald, Butte
Activities: Cheerleader 1, 2; Student Activity Committee 2; WAA President 2; Houso Council 1. 2; KZN 1, 2; Butto Jaycoons Scholarship 1; Nowman Club 1, 2; Chorus, "Mossiah" 1
Stevensville Activities: KZN 2: FTA 2
Joan McGrath, Butto Activities: Newman Club; WAA Vico President; FTA Librarian-Historian; Chorus
John McKenna, Anaconda Chiton McLaughlin, Dillon
Activities: "M" Club 1, 2;
Football 1, 2
Barbara Markovich, Dillon Ada Mayborry, Dillon
Activities: Newman Club 2; WAA 1
lamos Miller, Butte
Activities: Newman Club President 2; IRC 2; Boxing 2; Track 1
Angola Monaco, Anaconda Activitios: Houso Council 1. 2; KZN President 1, 2; Newman Club 1, 2
Shirley Moody, Ronan
Activities: Houso Council 1. 2; Cheerleader 2; Intorvar-sity 1. 2; IRC 2; KZN 1. 2; Library Committoo 2
Virginia Nelson, Cut Bank Activitios: KZN 1. 2; FT A 1, 2; Band 1; Chorus 2; In-torvarsity Secrotary-Treas-urer 2
Norma Morotto, Dillon
Grace Morigeau, Arlee
Activitios: KZN 2; Newman Club 1. 2
Selma Nielson, Butto Thomas O'Brien, Butte Mrs. Louise Owen. Dillon Karen Paulson. Poplar
Activities: Transfer from Activities: Newman Club 1. Activitios: Transfor from
School of Minos 2; FTA 2 2; "M” Club 2; Baseball 1; MSU 2; House Council 2;
Debate 2 FTA 2
Alfred Puccinolli. Anaconda Activities: Varsity Basketball; "M" Club; Newman Club
Nancy Ralston. Hamilton Activities: FTA 1; KZN 2; WAA 2
Patty Richardson, Dillon Activities: WAA 2; KZN 1. 2
Sally Rives, Deer Lodge Activities: FTA 1; WAA 1, 2; Ski Club 1. 2
Darlone Robison, Groat Falls Activities: KZN 2; FTA 2
Mildred Rosa. Butte
Activities: Transfer from MSU 2; House Council 2; IRC Vice President 2; Newman Club 2
Duano Savall, Poison Activities: Band 1, 2; Ski Club 1; Art Club 1. 2
St. Anthony, Idaho Activities: Art Club 2; Jr. Varsity Basketball
Don Shanklin, Drummond Activities: Gargoyles, "Doar Brutus,'' J'Lo and Behold"
Patricia Skelton. Anaconda Activities: Nowman Club Secretary 1, 2; KZN 2; FTA
2; Gargoyles 2
Mrs. Zelma Stoddart. Dillon Activities: Art Club 2
Norman Stubbs, Groat Falls Activities: Football 1, 2; "M" Club 1. 2; Freshman Vico Prosidont; Sophomore President; Baseball 1
Mrs. Suzanne Dansie Stubbs,
Jackson Activities: Homecoming Queen Candidate; Student Wives; Transfor from MSU
Matt Telin, Twin Bridges
Maxine Viche, Superior Activities: Chorus 1, 2
Yvonno Wenger, Dillon Activities: WAA 1; Newman Club 1; KZN 1
Juanita Williams, Dillon Activities: Art Club 1; IRC 1
Doris Wisner, Doer Lodge Activities: FTA 1, 2; Intor-varsity 1, 2; Art Club 1
Shorall Adams Trident
Dolores Andorson Butte
Jack Anderson Bigfork
Constanco Bailey Anaconda
Gladys Biqelow Virginia City
Myrtle Belcourt Box Elder
Richard Barber Ronan
Barbara Bechtold Butte
Gary Cooper Lester Cyr Charles Delano Evelyn Eddy
Thompson Falls Albcrton Somers Deer Lodgo
Duane Ehlort Richard Elder Roberta Elder Loraino Evenson
Fargo, North Dakota St. Regis St. Regis Cut Bank
Mary Lou Fink Anaconda
Lorraine Foss Butte
Joyce Freseman Butte
Gordon Galloway Tacoma, Washington
Otilia Gandara Hamilton
Donna Goorgo Butto
Gladys Goldsworthy Door Lodqo
Richio Graham Thompson Falls
Ruby Gray Dillon
Evelyn Haawin Simm3
Ruth Grandy Great Falls
Burton Holt Deer Lodge
Joan Hutchinson Willow Creek
Mary Ellen Iverson Helena
Marcia Hooper Hamilton
Jo© Jackson Prescott, Washington
LeRcy Johnson Shelby
Robert Johnston Dillon
Corror.e Jonasen St. Ignatius
Ingrid Kaushaqen Chester
Donna Krause Dillon
James Kruse Columbia Falls
Marleno Larcck Helena
Ronald Larson Stovensvillo
Arais I.eSuor Hamilton
Mrs. Helen MacDonald Dillon
Elizabeth McFadden Dillon
Joan McMannis Dillon
Deanna Mack Butte
Ena Mann Philipsburg
Julos Marchesseault Dillon
Mis. Bessie Martin Dillon
Dsxio Martin Harrison
Janice Martin Bozeman
Jerry Martin Livingston
William Meagor Elaine Michelotti Patricia Molzhon Frankie Morse
Butte Butto Ronan Drummond
George Nelson Donna Neubauor Joyce Newkirk Dan Newman
Livingston Deer Lodgo Harrison Elliston
Betty Nicholls Butte
Pat Nool Poison
Audrey Oborst Plains
Lawrence O'Connoll Butte
Elizabeth Orr Dillon
Nancy Osborne Minneapolis, Minn.
Donna Otten Helena
Lawronco Palagi Butte
Lestor Paro George Parrett Shirley Perusich Patricia Poschel
Hot Springs Butte Dillon Ronan
Vincont Potrino Bette Reynolds Carla Salmonsen Gayleene Sampson
Butto Thompson Falls Sheridan Poison
Carole Schuchman Stevensvillo
Virqinia Snow Hamilton
Betty Stevenson Anaconda
Floral Stillings Butte
Doris Strobbe Bridger
Connio Sullivan Anaconda
Olive Sundstrom Butto
Marian Taber Ronan
Pauline Trafolet Arthur Turk Ann Varner Myrtle White
Dupuyer Butte Corvallis Butte
Patricia Wickham Stovonsvillo
Norm a Williamson Victor
Dennis Winters Butte
Mrs. Edith Young Dillon
(43)V AA play day
The Littlost Angel
Mrs. Greenwood and Homo Ec. girls
The way to wear glass'
A happy family
Grace Morigoau dresses for Sadie Hawkins
Millie Rosa teaches school
Roaring twenties at Homocoming
Mother and Daughter
Pat Eicher making herself beautiful
Homo Ec. girls plan showorActivities
( S)(46)STUDENT COUNCIL
Left to right, sitting: Bob Johnson, President Rush Jordan, Pat Kenney. Left to right, standing: Bernard Wenger, Norman Stubbs, Jim Fitzpatrick.
The student government rests in the hands of the Student Council. The Council is composed of the student body president and the four class presidents. President Jordan is its sponsor.
Student Activity Committee
The Student Activity Committee exists for the purpose of providing entertainment for the student body and helping with the activity fund. The committee consists of four student members who are elected by the students and four faculty members who are appointed.
Loft to right: Miss Mathows, Jim Fitzpatrick. Mr. McFaddon, Mrs. Greenwood, Mr. Daniels, Joe Doohan, and Pat McDonald.ART CLUB
Left to right, sitting: Francos Fordik, Betty Stevenson, Ann Larabee, Joyce Boehm, Verna Jenkins. Standing: Elaine Turk. Edith Young, Juanita Sweeney, Zelma Stoddart, Gail Schmardebeck, Jean Carlson, George Svotich, Duane Savall, Shirley Kalland, Ncdinc McCamant, Jeannotto Jewett, Mary Ellen Iverson.
Left to right: Juanita Sweeney, Joyco Boehm, Nedine McCamant, Ann Larabeo, Helen Dresen.
The purpose of the ART CLUB is five fold. First, the aim is to expose the members to as much of the fine art of the world as possible through talks, exhibits, and picture reproductions. Second, to give students pleasure in doing art work by making gifts for the club shop, which is its major means of subsistence. Third, to learn to work together on projects for the good of the group. Fourth, to develop leadership through chairmanships of worthwhile committees. Fifth, to encourage social activity.
The gift shop, which has been developed over the years, ties itself with the abilities of the group. Usually, there are planned three or four sales during the year. The sale before Christmas included Ring Toss Games, enameled jewelry, felt mittens with original applied designs, and eyeglass cases. The Bulldog pin sale is held winter quarter to coincide with the athletic season. Bulldogs have been designed and made by the club. The graduate sale is held spring quarter.
The Art Club assists with the spring all-school exhibit, which is representative of the work of all the art classes throughout the year. Last autumn the club aided the Kappa Pi in sponsoring an all-state children's exhibit.
Speakers this year were Mrs. Dillavou, who discussed the art and architecture of Rome; Ann Larabee, who gave a picture talk of the art she liked best at the Chicago Art Institute; Mrs. Emerick, who showed her button collection and particularly pointed out the designs and color; Miss Mathews and Miss Gelhaus who talked on their recent trip.
Guests through the year were Mrs. Bierrum—an honorary member, Mrs. John Orr, and Mrs. Dillavou.
Five members have earned the two brush emblem: Joyce Boehm, Ann Larabee, Nedine McCamant, Verna Jenkins, and Juanita Sweeney. Guard pins were presented to Ann Larabee and Joyce Boehm.
Joyce Boehm, chairman for the scrapbook, has collected and arranged material and finished the scrapbook. Ann Larabee designed the cover.
The Art Club is under the sponsorship of Mrs. Emerick. Officers during the past year were president, Ann Larabee; vice president, Joyce Boehm; treasurer, fall quarter, Ed Jursnich; treasurer, winter and spring quarter, Frances Fordik; secretary, Betty Stevenson; shop chairman, Verna Jenkins.
Kappa Pi is the oldest National Art Honorary Fraternity among those in today's colleges. It was organized in 1911 to promote an active interest in the field of art.
Western became the only charter member in Montana in 1937 when it was granted the Omicron Chapter of Kappa Pi.
This year the members sponsored a graphic arts exhibit from Montana State College in Bozeman.
Members at Western this year are Nedine McCamant, president; Helen Dresen, vice president; Ann Larabee, secretary-treasurer; Joyce Boehm, and Juanita Sweeney. Mrs. Emerick, a life member of Kappa Pi, is the sponsor.
(49)Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship
The purpose of this international organization, open to students of all faiths, is to deepen and strengthen the spiritual lives of the members by means of Bible study, prayer, group discussion, and singing.
The officers this year were David Oursland, president; Elsie Johnson, vice president; Virginia Nelson, secretary-treasurer; Marilyn Gaines and Audrey Jemberg, devotional co-chairmen; Mary Hoge, social chairman; Elizabeth McFadden, pianist; Jim Fitzpatrick, song leader. Miss Evelyn Mikkelsen and Mr. John Garry were sponsors.
Among the activities this year were two week-end retreats with other Montana chapters of Inter-Varsity; Christmas caroling sponsored jointly with the Newman Club; several social gatherings; talks by Dillon ministers; a film, "Songs of Fanny Crosby"; a meeting on the World Day of Prayer in cooperation with the Dillon churches; the keeping of a bulletin board in the main hall of the administration building; the learning of the books of the Bible and a brief study of the content of each.
The Newman Club, an organization of Catholic students of the college, has for its purpose the promotion of the spiritual needs of the students. It is affiliated with the National Council of Newman Clubs.
The club meets twice monthly, and the activities sponsored by the club are discussion and talks by the members and their chaplain. Each month the club has had a Communion breakfast in conjunction with the CYO of St. Rose's Parish.
Club officers are Jim Miller, president; Frances Fordik, vice president; Teresa Canton, secretary; Darlene Christy, treasurer.
Rev. Father Clifford is the club chaplain, and Mrs. Ruth Dillavou is the sponsor.
Loft to right, silting: D. Oursland, E. McFadden, M. Hogo, E. Johnson, J. Fitzpatrick, A. Jornbera, M. Games, V. Nolson. Left to right, standing: Co-sponsor J. Garry, G. Galloway, D. Ballantyno, P. Trafelet, T. Taft. P. Koyos. A. Gideon, J. Bogut, M. Piccone, G. Evenson, L. Brokke, E. Orr, D. Otton, F. Stillings, F. Iverson, L. Foss, B. Nicholls, J. Fresoman, D. George, Co-sponsor E. Mikkolson.
Left to right, sitting: Y. Wenger, P. Skelton, T. Canton, D. Christy, J. Miller, F. Fordik, J. Comba, A. Monaco, Mrs. Dillavou, sponsor. Left to right, standing: A. Cberst, M. Savlch, B. Stevenson. D. Mack. P. Chausse, E. Michelotti, A. Puccinelli, M. Fink, C. Sullivan, J. Plutt, S. Holm, J. McGrath, M. Rosa, P. McDonald, A. Martello.
(51 )K Z N
Left to right, sitting: Joan Comba, Mary Hoge, Eileen Gates, Jean Carlson, Pat Richardson, Yvonne Wongor. Second row: Pat Skelton, Marilyn Games, Donna Ballantyne, Angela Monaco, Sandra Motley, Myrna McCulloch, Evelyn Mikkolson—sponsor, Martha Van Hellen. Third row, standing: Virginia Nelson, Teresa Canton. Blanche Heller, Darleno Robison, Ann Larabee, Pogay Koyos, Grace Morigeau, Deborah McFadgen, Nancy Ralston, Frances Fordik, Gloria Costle, Marlene Holland, Darlono Christy. Elsio Johnson. Pat McDonald. Roso Mario Hoalow, Shirley Moody.
I R C
Left to right, first row: Lois O'Keefe, Jean Comba, Joe Doohan, Millie Rosa. Second row: Mr. Leslie—sponsor. Bob Kohn. Duane Savall, George Svetich.Kappa Zeta Nu
Kappa Zeta Nu, the only sorority on our campus, is an honorary association and the oldest organization on the campus.
During the fall quarter, the sorority sponsored the "Top Hat Formal" and also the formal initiation of Sophomore girls, which was held in the home of Mrs. Helen Luebben, a chapter sponsor.
A tea for the girls was held during the winter quarter at the home of Mrs. Luebben.
Officers are Angela Monaco, president; Donna Ballantyne, vice president; Myrna McCulloch, secretary; and Sandra Motley, treasurer. Mrs. Luebben, Miss Mikkelsen, and Miss Mathews are the sponsors.
I R C
The International Relations Club, the purpose of which is to foster a better understanding of current foreign affairs, had a busy year because of the many developments on a world basis in 1955-56.
Four delegates represented the club at the Northwest Regional Conference held at Moscow, Idaho, with University of Idaho host club. Besides discussion periods, the club made a study of Woodrow Wilson, and some members wrote on the National IRC essay, "A World Safe for Mankind—Decisions USA."
Club officers for the year were Joe Doohan, president; Millie Rosa, vice president; Jean Comba, secretary-treasurer. The club sponsor is Mr. Howard Leslie.
(S3)Future Teachers of America
The Sheldon E. Davis Chapter of Future Teachers of America is Western's professional organization for prospective teachers. It has one of the largest memberships on the campus.
Members of this group are also members of the Montana and National Education Associations. This organization provides an opportunity for prospective teachers to take an active part in the Delegate Assembly of MEA.
Officers are Marilyn Gaines, president; Jean Carlson, vice president; Anthony Martello, secretary; Shirley Kalland, treasurer; and Joan McGrath, historian.
Elsie Johnson was elected district vice president of FTA for this school year.
Mrs. Zella K. Flores and Dr. Harold E. Erickson are co-sponsors of the Chapter.
Western's two-team aggregation, composed of Laurilie Burns, Charles Delano, Tom O'Brien, and Joe Doohan, had a successful year.
The two teams competed in three major tournaments: the Midland Empire, held at Moscow, Idaho; the State of Montana Inter-collegiate, held on the campus of MSU at Missoula.
Other debates were with the School of Mines at Butte and Dillon; MSU at Missoula, and MSC at Bozeman.
Debate returned to Western this year under the direction of Leslie Lawrence.
(54)F T A
Loft to right, sitting: Dr. Erickson—co-sponsor, Mrs. Flores—co-sponsor. A. Martello, J. Carlson. M. Games. S. Kalland, J. McGrath. P. Skelton. M. Hoae. Left to right, standing: J. Hutchinson, E. Johnson. J. Jewett, D. Ballantyne, P. Keyes. D. Robison, D. McFadgen, E. Gates. F. Fordik. V. Nelson. D. Neubauer, E. Orr, D. Wisner, D. Oursland, R. Gustafson. E. Erickson. C. Jonasen, B. Nicholls, B. Stevenson. S. Holm, E. Eddy, D. Johnston, M. Fink, A. Oberst, G. Goldsworthy. P. Eichor, J. Sweeney, T. Canton, P. Trafelet.
Left to right: Tom O'Brien, Joe Doohan, Mr. Lawrence—coach, laurilie Burns, Charles Delano.HOUSE COUNCIL
Loft to right, sitting: Shirloy Moody. Joan Carlson. Angola Monaco, Jean Combo. Pat Noel. Second row: Mrytlo Bolcourt. Miss Mathows—sponsor, Nedme McCamant. Standing: Lorraino Foss, Torosa Canton, Pat McDonald, Donna Neubauer, Olivo Sundstrom, Karon Paulson, Millio Rosa, Nancy Osborne.
Left to right, sitting: Mr. McGutro, Miss Mikkelsen, Bob Fccmcani. Left to right, standing: Georgo Svotich, Shirloy Moody. Jim Fitzpatrick. Absont: Gary Cooper.
Front row. left to right: Cleo Wenger. Arlota Howard, Mildred McConnel. Middle row: Virginia Strauqh— sponsor, Sally O'Koofo, Jo Ann Westad. Mary Laird, Louise Owon, Phylis Dooley. Yvonne Delano. Third row: Mary Frances Pitman. Shirley Richardson, Bortha Bond, Kathy Milter. Beverly Pomroy. Absent: Betty Ann Kibbee, Shirley Cooper. Carol Larson, Carol Johnson, Darlene Scott.
(56)The Women's House Council
The purpose of the Women's House Council is to discuss and arrange the program of social activities to be presented during the year at the Residence Hall.
Activities of the year included house parties, entertainment during Sunday dinners, the annual Christmas activities, and the Sweetheart Ball.
Members of the House Council are selected to represent each of the four classes. New members are chosen in the autumn to work with the members returning from the previous year.
Members of the Council included Lorraine Foss, Jean Carlson, Pat McDonald, Karen Paulson, Shirley Moody, Jean Comba, Donna Neubauer, Nancy Osborne, Millie Rosa, Pat Noel, Myrtle Belcourt, and Teresa Canton.
Miss Georgia Mathews, Acting Dean of Women, is sponsor, and Miss Nedine McCamant is secretary.
The purpose of the Library Committee is to give the students a voice in the management of the library. The committee meets to propose ideas on how to make the library function at the highest peak of efficiency.
The students are represented by four members, one elected from each class. This year's representatives are Gary Cooper, Shirley Moody, Robert Facincani, and G. W. Svetich. The faculty members of the committee are Mr. McGuire, Miss Mikkelsen, and Miss Gelhaus.
The Student Wives is an organization not only for wives of students, but also for married women who are attending school at Western.
Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month at the homes of the members under the direction of Virginia Straugh as advisor, Cleo Wenger as president, Louise Owen as vice president, Kathy Miller as secretary-treasurer, and Bertha Bond as reporter.
The activities of the year were several pot luck dinners for both husbands and wives; making yule logs and Christmas presents; and planning for a banquet to be held at the end of the school year in honor of the husbands.
The Gargoyle Club is Western's dramatics organization. The purpose of the club is to foster and encourage interest in dramatics activities. Points for membership are earned by taking active participation in the Gargoyle productions, either in an active role or in some other phase of production.
"Lo and Behold," a three-act comedy written by John Patrick, was the major production in the spring of 1955. The play, which was directed by Joe C. Rybum, included in its cast Don Shaw, Don Shanklin, Jackie Sampson, Robert Facincani, Loa Pierce, John Lee, Ruth Roys, and Bemie Bissell.
In the summer of 1955 "A Phoenix Too Frequent," a one-act play by Christopher Fry, was presented. Those taking part were Helen Dresen, Jeanne Nankervis, Jackie Sampson, and Robert Facincani. The production was directed by Joe C. Rybum.
The officers of the club for 1955-56 were Robert Facincani, president, and Helen Dresen, secretary. During the absence of Mr. Rybum the club was sponsored by Mr. Lawrence.
Left to right: Bob Facincani, Mr. Lawrence—sponsor, Don Shanklin, Helen Droson. Absent: John Lee.
'Lo and Behold"—1955 Commencement Play.
A Phoenix Too Frequent," presented summer of 1955.
Loft to right: lauhlio Burns, Joyce Freseman, Helen Dresen,.Dennis Wintors
Gonoviovo Albertson, Anthony Martollo. Absent: Francos Fordtk, Marlene Holland, Myrna McGullocn, uui Svelich.
The Chanticleer Club is the journalism organization at Western Montana College of Education. The main project of the Chanticleer Club is the publication of the WESCOLITE, Western's weekly newspaper. The members of this club can earn letters in journalism according to certain standards set up by the Chanticleers and Awards Committee.
This year's officers are Helen Dresen, president; Anthony Martello, vice president; Myrna McCulloch, secretary; and Marlene Holland, treasurer.
Other members this year are Eyvonne Trbovich, Joyce Freseman, Michael Lacey, Bob Sheehan, Dennis Winters, Laurilie Bums, Joe Doohan, George Svetich, and Frances Fordik.
Marlene Holland and Anthony Martello were this year's editors of the Wescolite.
Matrix is an honorary society within the Chanticleers for members who are outstanding in the field of journalism among the students of Western. Students work on the WESCOLITE, the spring variety scandal sheet, and the Chinook to gain honors for this organization.
Helen Dresen and Ed Jursnich are MATRIX members this year.
Volume XXXIV No. 8
Published by the JOURNALISM CLUB WESTERN MONTANA COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Dillon. Montana Wednesday, December 7. 1955 Subscription Rates—S1.00 a Year
Editor............. Marlene Holland
Associate Editors Myrna McCulloch.
Men's Athletic Editor_ Joe Doohan
Manaqers------ Eyvonne Trbovich.
Chairman; Laurilie Burns, G. W. Svetich President of
Journalism Club .... Helen Dresen
Joyce Freseman, Frances Fordik, Shirley Gladstone, Audrey Jem-borg, Geary Moran. G. W. Svetich, Elaine Turk, Dennis Winters, Darlene Christy. Mike Lacey, Bob Sheehan.
THE V ESCOLITE welcomos signed contributions. Thoso printed do not necessarily reflect tho opinions of the staff.
Volume XXXIV No. 17
Published by the JOURNALISM CLUB WESTERN MONTANA COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Dillon, Montana Wednesday. March 14, 1956 Subscription Rates—SI.00 a Year
Editor ........... Anthony Martello
Editor ______________________Myrna McCulloch
Managers Eyvonne Trbovich,
Chairman; Laurilie Burns. G. W. Svetich President of
Journalism Club-------Helen Dresen
Reporters___________ Laurilie Burns,
Joyce Freseman, Francos Fordik, Marlene Holland. Russell Jennings, Faye Iverson. Elsie Johnson, Geary Moran, Selma Nielsen, James O'Keefe, Dennis Winters.
THE V ESCOLITE wolcomos signed contributions. Those printed do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the staff.
Volume XXXIV No. 18
Published by the JOURNALISM CLUB WESTERN MONTANA COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Dillon. Montana Wednesday. April 4. 1956 Subscription Rates—S1.00 a Year
Journalism Club Helen Dresen
Laurilio Bums, Frances Fordik, Joyce Freseman, Ruth Gustafson, Marlene Holland, Mabel Holst, Joan Hutchinson. Betty Nicholls, Lois O'Keefe. G. W. Svetich, Eyvonno Trbovich.
THE WESCOLITE welcomes signed contributions. Thoso printed do not necessarily reflect tho opinions of the staff.
(61)Ruddigore or the Witch's Curse
"Ruddigore," the eighth full-length opera by Gilbert and Sullivan is a parody of the domestic melodrama so popular in 1887, the time the opera was first produced.
The story of the opera is about an early Baronet of Ruddigore who had a witch burned at the stake. She cursed him and all his line, dooming them to commit at least one crime a day, under penalty of dying in unspeakable agony. Dame Hannah narrates this legend to a chorus of professional bridesmaids who are gathered around Rose Maybud, an attractive damsel who has not yet found a husband. Robin Oakapple, a young farmer, is in love with Rose, but is too bashful to declare his passion. The bridesmaids are eager to arrange a marriage. The plot develops its varied complications, resolving in a satirical happy ending.
Sir Ruthven Murgatroyd (Robin Oakapple)—Jack Bogut; Richard Dauntless (his foster brother)—Donald Rosencrans; Sir Despard Murgatroyd, of Ruddigore—Dave Oursland; Old Adam Goodheart (Robin's faithful servant)—Gordon Galloway; Rose Maybud (a village maiden)—Myrtle White; Mad Margaret— Elaine Michelotti; Dame Hannah (Rose's Aunt)—Elizabeth McFadden; Zorah (bridesmaid)—Deanna Mack; Ruth (bridesmaid)—Carla Salmonsen.
Ghosts were members of WMCE faculty and Carl Hollensteiner.
Bridesmaids, officers, and villagers were: Donna Ballantyne, Evelyn Eddy, Lorraine Foss, Alma Gideon, Marilyn Gaines, Blanche Heller, Sandra Holm, Joan Hutchinson, Peggy Keyes, Joan McGrath, Fred McNellis, Virginia Nelson, Shirley Kalland, Shirley Purusich, Maxine Viche, Edith Young, George Parrett, Mary Hoge, Flora Stillings, Kizzie Brown, Audrey Jemberg.
(62)Tho Virtue of Sir Dcspard, from Act I. "Ruddigore.1
"Oh. happy the lily when kissed by the bee." Finale of Act I. "Ruddigore." produced by V estern's Chorus.
Edwin Steffe, baritone, with Collins Smith at the piano, appeared in the first concert of the season. The talented artists presented a very delightful program of music and song.
Vienna Academy Chorus
The Vienna Academy Chorus, a most outstanding group of singers composed of twelve female voices and twelve male voices, presented a most enjoyable program. Each member of the chorus was an instrumentalist as well as a singer. The chorus sang sacred choral music selections, and during the second part of the concert, the members of the chorus drossed in their native Austrian dress to sing Austrian folk songs. The third part of the program foatured the Vienna that has been so romanticizod by Americans. As a gesture of goodwill to tho United Statos, over half of the program was sung in English.
Rey and Gomez
The rhythms of both tho old world and tho new were brought forth in the fiery Spanish and Latin American dancers, Federico Roy and Pilar Gomez—a brilliant new dance team which provided an evening of supromo entertainment.
Richard Gregor, an accomplished pianist, presented the last community concert of the season. This talented artist played a most enjoyable program.
Four students won the honor this year of representing Western in "Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities." These students proved themselves to be outstanding in scholastic achievement, leadership and participation in campus activities, dependability, personality, and in promise of future usefulness to society.
Joyco Boehm, a senior majoring in art. comes from Livingston. She returned to Wostern this year after teaching in Reno, Nevada. Joyce is vice president of the Art Club and a member of Kappa Pi; sho has belonged to WAA and Newman Club also. Joyco is a very dependable and hard working student.
Mrs. Helen Drosen, Cut Bank, has been active in many organizations. She is president of Chanticleers, and is a member of the Chinook staff, the V escolito staff, and Gargoyles. Sho is known for her friendliness and willingness to bo of help whor-ever it is needed. Mrs. Dresen is a sonior, majoring in English.
Robort Facincani, a junior majoring in social studios, comes from Butte. Bob is president of the Gargoyles, the college dramatics club. Ho is the editor of the 1956 Chinook. Bob is an active loader in school activities, and he has boon consistently on the honor roll.
Jim Fitzpatrick, Hot Springs, is also a junior majoring in social studios. Jim is this year's student body president, and it was through his guidance that Wostorn experienced the most successful homecoming in its history. Ho is very interested in athlotics, and is a letterman in football and tiack. Jim is also a member of the student activity committee. He is probably best known for his very pleasing personality and his friendlinoss to ovoryono.
Last year the name of the show was changed from Vodvil to College Varieties, but changing the name did not in any way alter the caliber of the entertainment. The various school organizations and clubs contributed their share toward making the College Varieties of 1955 an entertainment success.
Gargoyles V in First
FTA Places Second
WAA Took Third
(66)WESTERN DANCESMen's Dorm
Women's Residence Hall
(69)Ena Mann and Mitzi
Taking time oif
Dormitory Christmas troo
Eileen and Marilyn
Rido 'em. cowgirl
Packing to go home
Cheerleaders at homecoming
FT A at Homocoming parado
Taking part in tho pageaa
Pat KennyA Big Year at Western
The past year has been a big year for Western; it may well mark the beginning of a new era of growth and expansion for the college. Now that we are at the end of the academic term, let us take a look back over what has been accomplished during the past year.
The school has started to expand physically. Last summer the eight acres of land directly to the east of the campus were purchased; this land will be used for the practice football field. On the site of the old practice field a new student apartment building and student union will be constructed. These buildings should be completed sometime before the next fall quarter.
At the start of the 1955 summer session the graduate division was inaugurated, and a program of graduate studies in the education field was started. This program will allow teachers, both elementary and secondary, the opportunity to continue their work in education toward a Master's degree in teaching and administration.
Western for the first time in its long and successful administration added last summer quarter the program leading to a Bachelor of Science Degree in Secondary Education. New courses were added to take care of the needs of this new program. This latest improvement should prove a major factor in enlargement of enrollment and increase in prestige among Montana Colleges.
(71)A Big Year at Western
A wide variety of night classes was offered during the past year giving an opportunity to those who could not attend school during the day a chance to continue and further their education. Extension courses were also offered, in Butte and Twin Bridges, with instructors from Western conducting the courses in the evenings and on weekends.
The Dillon Public Schools again this year did a splendid job of serving as a laboratory for Western's elementary student teachers. Here the prospective teachers could put into actual practice what they had learned only theoretically in the college classroom.
For those students working toward a degree in Secondary Education the opportunity has been offered for them to do their directed teaching in co-operating high schools throughout the state.
Last year, after several years absence, debate again appeared at Western. The debate team took part in several intercollegiate debates and for first-year debaters made a creditable showing against more experienced competition.
We have given you here the highlights of why this last year was such a big year at Western. These are just a few of the reasons why it was a great one. There are just as many other reasons as there are students and faculty members; for each one has done his share toward making the past year the successful year that it was.
(72)(73)Larry Anderson takes lateral to score against Carroll.
Pomroy gains yardage against Eastern.Left to right, first row: D. Newman, F. Hull, J. Doohan, A. Bond, M. McKenna, B. Potrino, N. Stubbs,
D. Brown, L. Anderson. Second row: R. Kenison, B. DeMarois, F. Peterson, J. Jackson, J. Deenoy, L. Cyr, T. Lindquist, B. English, J. Martin. Top row: Coach Straugh, T. Pomroy, B. Bissoll, D. Rosen-crans, R. Graham, F. Kibbee, L. Johnson, D. Pitman, L. Paro, B. Leybold, Asst. Coach Kato. Absent:
Don BrownBob DeMarois
Last season upon the gridiron Western's football team absorbed the knocks and bruises of four defeats while gaining only one victory. The caliber of Western's team seemed stronger than in the previous few years, yet the competition in the Montana Collegiate Conference had improved that much more.
In Western's opening game against the Carroll College fighting Saints, the Bulldogs showed a spurt of perfection by jumping to a 6 to 0 lead, scoring the first time they obtained possession of the ball. But the stronger manpower of the Saints proved too much as they pushed over three touchdowns before the first half ended. They continued their dominance in the second half, scoring three more times to defeat the Bulldogs 41 to 6.
The second game saw Western fight a much larger Westminster team on even terms the first half at Salt Lake City. The bigger and more powerful line of the Parsons provided the difference as they rolled over the Black and Orange in the second half to win 46 to 0.
Western's Homecoming game was spoiled by the Eastern Montana Yellow Jackets from Billings. The first half provided the fans with action galore, and the Yellow Jackets left the field with a slight edge, 15 to 12. Western scored first to start the second half, but their lead was short lived as the determined Eastern team came back to win by a final score of 22 to 18.
The winless Bulldogs next met the Orediggers of the Montana School of Mines on a snow covered field in Butte. The condition of the field slowed the offense and turned the game into a battle of the defenses. The Western line proved the stronger of the two and provided the team with its only victory of the season, 8 to 6.
For the final game of the season the tired and injury-riddled Western squad traveled to Billings to meet the league-leading Rocky Mountain College. The Bears rolled over the Bulldogs 59 to 9, clinching the conference title.
Ned l-aird, Western's stalwart center from Butte, was the only Bulldog to make the All-Conference team. Ned was honored by an Honorable Mention selection.
Western 6 Carroll 41
Western 0 Westminster 46
Western 18 Eastern .22
Western 8 Montana Mines 6
Western........... .... 9 Rocky Mountain..........59
Rocky FINAL STANDINGS Won 4 Lost 0
Carroll 3 1
Eastern . 2
Western 1 3
Mines 0 4
Western enjoyed one of its most successful Homecoming celebrations in many years. This annual affair was attended by a large number of alumni. All organizations of the campus provided unlimited cooperation in making the parade one of the finest ever.
Delores Anderson, a nineteen-year-old Freshman from Butte, was crowned Homecoming Queen for 1955 at the half-time ceremony of the annual Homecoming football game. Her attendants were Pat Noel, Ruth Grandy, Suzanne Dansie, and Shirley Moody.
(80)TM»S U S C A57TRKJ ttUI
UTS DO IT AMLeft to right, kneeling: D. Keltz, B. McCleod, G. Cooper, R. Scott, D. Pitman. L. Anderson. Left to right, standing: A. Puccinelli, M. Bjork, D. Barber, Coach Straugh, P. Hilger, B. DeMarois. J. Donavan.Basketball 1955-'56
"'The Champs!" What better way can the success of our basketball team be expressed? The Bulldogs came out victorious in the Montana Collegiate Conference with a nine won and one lost record. Spirit and teamwork were the factors that brought the team victory after victory throughout the season. The team proved its right to wear the conference crown by coming back strong after suffering their only setback with four straight victories. Top performance when the chips were down was the caliber of which our 1955-56 team was made.
The ability of each individual was shown when the time came for the All-Conference selections. All of Western's starting five were given berths upon this mythical team. Keltz, Pitman, and Cooper were all first team selections, Anderson and Scott being chosen second team and honorable mention, respectively.
Don Keltz was also honored by the Davis Motor Co. of Dillon by receiving their trophy for the outstanding player of this year's team.
Due credit must also be given to the reserves. It was Western's strong bench power which helped the team accumulate a season's record of 20 wins against 8 defeats. The boys of the bench came through time after time with brilliant performances.
Our hats are off to the whole team and to Coach Bill Straugh for a highly successful season.
(83)INDIVIDUAL RECORD FOR FIRST 25 GAMES
Field Goals Free Throws
Name Attempts Made Pet. Attempts Made Pet. Total
Cooper .... .... 210 92 .438 106 60 .567 244
Anderson .... 220 94 .437 164 102 .622 290
Scott 178 73 .411 62 42 .677 188
McLeod . 67 27 .403 26 17 .654 71
Donovan ... 162 63 .395 56 35 .625 161
Pitman .... .... 319 127 .398 146 80 .541 334
Keltz .... 278 131 .471 156 116 .745 378
Others 246 77 .313 105 51 .486 205
1680 Team Western . TEAM AVERAGE 684 .401 821 CONFERENCE STANDING 502 Won ... 9 .612 1871 Lost 1
Carroll . ... 7 3
Rocky .. ... 6 4
Eastern ... 6 4
Northern 1 9
Mines ... 1 9
FIRST TEAM Don Keltz, Western Dick Pitman, Western Dick House, Carroll Lee Kramer, Rocky Mountain Oscar Wirtila, Eastern Gary Cooper, Western—Alternate
SECOND TEAM Paul Venell, Rocky Mountain Jim Trudenowski, Carroll Daryall Deymour, Eastern Jim Peterson, Rocky Mountain Larry Anderson, Western John Deeney, Eastern—Alternate
Loft to riqht: Coach Jim Sullivan, Georg© Nelson, Los Wagenaar, Gail Schmard©beck, Jim Deeney, Ron Larson. Absent: Don Richardson, Jim Kruse, and Clint Collins.
Yes, when the buzzer sounded Western had a score of 105, and Northern had 62,Junior Varsity
Western Montana Junior Varsity Bullpups split even in games for the 1955-56 season, winning seven while losing the same number. The J. V.'s showed steady improvement throughout the season and should provide the varsity with adequate talent in the next few years.
For the first time in many years a successful Intramural Basketball program was carried out at Western. The league was composed of seven teams and provided competitive sport for over fifty men. With such a beginning a larger and stronger league is predicted for next year.
Here we give praise to the unheralded competitors at Western—The Cheer Leaders. Not enough can be said in thanks to these Western Co-Eds for the time and energy they give toward the success of our sports program, for no team is stronger than the force who support it.
Western 71 69
Western 71 79
Western . 54 Westminster 64
Western Davis Motors 49
Western 88 102
Western Sec Rankers 57
Western 51 Idaho State 84
Western 69 M.S.U. Frosh 40
Western 79 69
Western 82 33
Western Northern 50
Western 66 Rooky Mountain 53
Western 57 M S.U. Frosh 63
Western 70 Westminster 59
Western 67 Westminster 58
Western M.S.U. Frosh.... 60
Western 67 M S.U. Frosh 63
Western 89 Mines 45
Western Eastern 87
Western Carroll 58
Western 86 Eastern 70
Western — 73 Rocky Mountain 70
Western 105 Northern 62
Western 56 Sec. Bankers 65
Western 86 Lake All Stars 53
Western Ricks? 91
Western 88 Carroll? 70
Total 2121 Total... 1791
Western average: 76 points per game. Opponents' average: 64 points per game. Season record: Won 20, Lost 8. Percentage .714.
Denotes Conference Games t N.A.I.A. District Five TournamentLarge crowd gathers to see the Bulldogs win.
Left to right: Tillie Gandara, Shirley Moody. Pat McDonald. Jean Comba, Frankie Morse.
(89:Track Team '54-'55
Left to right, first row: John McCollum, Ray Scott. Bill Bennett, Frank Kibboo, Joe Doohan, Bert English. Second row: Bill Bierrum, Doc Romers, Bob McLeod, Tom Pomroy, Don Brown, and Jim Fitzpatrick.
Western continued its supremacy in track in the Montana Collegiate Conference by again winning the Championship at the Spring Sports Carnival held at Billings.
The team of McCollum, Doohan, English, and Kibbee won the mile relay to give the Bulldogs their eighth consecutive victory in that event.
Bill Bennett scored nine points to lead the well-balanced Western point makers. Western won four firsts besides the mile relay and scored in every event but the pole vault.
Western's "thin-clads" also won their own Invitational Meet early in May over the other Conference teams.
The Western team placed second to Ricks College of Idaho at the Ricks Invitational Meet held at Rexburg, Idaho. Other results were Weber College third, Idaho State fourth, and Westminster fifth.
Frank Kibbee and Joe Doohan represented Western at the N. A. I. A. meet in Abilene, Texas. Both boys did a commendable job. Though not placing too high among some of the nation's outstanding trackmen, they both turned in their best times of the season for the mile run.
STANDINGS OF THE CONFERENCE MEET
Western __________________________________________ 57! 2
Eastern ......................................... 15
Western's baseball team had anything but a successful season, winning only three games while losing eight. Many a well-pitched game by Western moundsmen was handed to the opponents by poor fielding and mediocre hitting.
At the championship tournament for the Montana Collegiate Conference held at Billings, Western bowed to the Rocky Mountain Bears, who later copped the championship, 3 to 2.
Later in the day Western dropped the consolation game to Northern Montana of Havre, 8 to 5.
M. S. C._......... 4
Western ............... 5
Western ............... 8
Western. . ......... „19
Ricks ..................... 5
Carroll ................. 17
Rocky ..................... 3
The ''M'' Club of WMCE is made up of all men earning letters in a major sport. Throughout the year the Club sponsors many of the mixer dances following sports events. The annual Homecoming dance, this year one of the most successful in Western's history, is one of the many functions of this organization.
Loft to right, sitting: A. Puccinelli, B. McCleod. J. Fitzpatrick, L. Andorson, B. Loybold, B. DoMarois, P. Konny, G. Moran. F. Hull. Left to right, standing: T. Pomroy, J. Doenoy, Coach Straugh, E. Laird, J. Basolo, N. Stubbs, J. Sullivan, J. Doohan, R. Scott, J. McKonna, R. Graham, R. Konison.
These two girls used their talents for entertainment at athletic events.
iW A A
Loft to right, first row: Miss Carruthors—sponsor, Shirley Kalland, Pat McDonald, Marlene Savich, Blanche Heller, Kay Lloyd. Second row: Nancy Ralston, Martha Van Hellen, Marian Taber, Marlene Larock, Laurilto Burns, Pat Richardson. Third row: Sherall Adams, Betty Stevenson, Doris Strobbo, Yvonne Wenger, Georgene Evenson, Norma Williamson.
Left to right: Miss Carruthers—sponsor, Pat McDonald, Shirloy Kalland, Marlono Savich, Kay Lloyd.WAA
The Woman's Athletic Association is organized to promote an interest in sports among the women and to provide for clean, healthful living. This year the club had a full schedule and a very successful year.
WAA began the year with a party for all the freshman girls. At this party the new girls became acquainted with each other. It was a gala evening of new friends, fun, and food.
Next came the traditional Sadie Hawkins dance, which proved to be a great success. The guys and gals all turned out in full costume to represent some character from fictional Dogpatch. Gladys Goldsworthy and Lester Paro were crowned queen and king of Dogpatch.
During the winter quarter, WAA sponsored the sale of sweat shirts stamped with the bulldog and WMCE emblem.
Every Monday is WAA sport night. A program of volleyball, basketball, and softball contributes to the enjoyment of the members. Tournaments were held in the various sports throughout the year with a student director for each activity.
Candlelight initiations were held twice during the year at which time many new members joined the club.
By competing in the various sports, and in individual activities, such as ice skating, swimming, and bowling, and by being a member of the club for five quarters, the members earn points to entitle them to a winged "M" letter.
During the spring quarter a group of ten girls and two sponsors attended the annual playday. This is an event sponsored by the WAA organizations in the units of the greater University of Montana. This year Eastern was hostess.
Officers for the year are Pat McDonald, president; Joan McGrath, vice president; Shirley Kalland, secretary; Marlene Savich, treasurer.
(96)(97)S O FAR in this book we have been giving you a picture of Western during the past year. Now we would like to present to you something of the more distant past of the school. But before we look into the past, permit us to give you a brief glimpse of what the future will bring to Western.Kn»«»r«i| at Ihllmi. M"nt.. v • ii»r l nmiirr.
$3.00 A YEAH. DILLON. MONTANA. W
MONTANA STATE NORMAL SCH00I
AX IMPOKTAM STATE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION ILLUSTRATE
AND BRIEFLY DESCRIBED.
A Building Now In Process of Erection That Will Mark the Beginning a New Era in the History of Dillon A Building in Which
Every Citizen Takes Pride.
As will be soon by a glance at the accompanying ongraving. the Montana State Normal School occupies a commanding position on a "rise of ground.” just south of the city of Dillon. Tho ongraving was made from an original wash drawing by Architect Paulsen and. unless radical changes are made, represents the building as it will appear when finished. The trees and shrubbery will no doubt take their places on the grounds in duo time. The style of architecture is early Gothic.
—Taken from tho Dillon Tribune, January 1, 1896.
(99)The First Dormitory Completed in 1902
Soon Trees Beautified the Campus Home
First View of Whole Campus
Room in Women's Residence Hall—1902First Auditorium (Now the Art Gallery and the Music Room)
First Library (Now Mrs. Emerick's Office and Classroom)
( 102)The Parlor in 1927 in the First Dormitory
By 1923 Trees and Shrubs Adorned the Campus
( 103)Here the Home Ec. Girls Learned to Cook
Styles and Interior Decoration Change -but Girls and Appetites Remain the SameThe Artist's Conception of Going to the First Go—1906
Dinner Line "M" Day—1928
Torrey Lodge When Just Completed
PUBLISHED BY THE
MONTANA STATE NORMAL COLLEGE
In that first Chinook, published in 1906, we find a story about Kappa Zeta Nu and the Go, both of which were inaugurated in that year ‘and which have gone on to become an integral part of the college.
When the 1956 Chinook is read fifty years from now, we hope it will be enjoyed as much as we have enjoyed the 1906 book.
On March 12 we had a letter from Alma E. McQueen (formerly Alma Earnest) reminding us that 1956 was the fiftieth anniversary of the Chinook. Mrs. McQueen, who lives at 2210 Hughes Street, Amarillo, Texas, was business manager of the 1906 book.
Editorial Staff of The Chinook
Elizabeth M. Snook. - Editor in Chief
Marcia E. Thornton, .... Literature
Anna A. Sicora...............................Athletics
Ruby E. Simpson..................................Music
Vbrena O Lindfors,................................ Art
Mary M V. MacMahon,............................R asts
Minnie II Beusciilein. Organizations and Social Functions J. Alma Earnest. - Business Manager
( 106)Milestones In the History of
Western Montana College of Education
Created in 1893 by act of legislature as Montana State Normal School.
First classes held in September, 1897, with two classrooms and five teachers. Eighty-two students registered the first year.
First graduating class of three members, June, 1898.
1902— First dormitory built.
1903— Name changed to Montana State Normal College.
1906—Faculty and students at Sheep Canyon for first "Go"—transportation by hay rack.
1922— First basketball team.
1923— First MONTANOMAL, now the WESCOLITE.
1924— First inter-collegiate football.
1921-1925—New buildings added to campus: Dining Room, Recreation Hall, Gymnasium, Swimming Pool.
1931—Four-year course established.
1937—New Residence Halls for Women.
1946-1947—Campus living quarters for men.
1949—Name changed to Western Montana College of Education.
1955— Graduate Division and Secondary Education added to curriculum.
1956— Plans drawn for apartment house for married students and Student Union building.
Presidents: D. E. Sanders, M. A., 1897-1900; G. F. Andrew, Ph. D., 1900-1901; H. H. Swain, Ph. D., 1901-1912; J. E. Monroe, A. B., 1913-1919; Sheldon E. Davis, Ph. D., 1919-1946; Rush Jordan, M. A., 1946-.. .
( 107)Advertising Directory
Anaconda Company .129
Ed Marans 122
Emil Marans................................................... 113
Florsheim Shoe Shop......................................... 127
W. P. Fuller 123
Gamer's Shoe Store 124
Gay's Record Shop 124
Hogle Co. -................................ 119
Hotel Finlen 113
Interstate Lumber Co. 128
It Club.....................-.........-.....................-... 127
Keene's Shoes 122
Kehoe's Hat Box ................................................ 120
Metals Bank and Trust Company................................. 115
Monogram Bar 119
Montana Hardware 128
Montana Power Company......................................... 130
Murphy Office 113
O'Connor's Typewriter Exchange................----------------- 113
P R Drugs -........ 119
Prudential Federal Savings and Loan Association ................ 121
Shiners .................................................... 122
Terminal Food Drug 118
Treasure Chest............................................... 120
Treasure State Sporting Goods................................. 115
U. I. 120
Waters Music Company ....................................... 115
Actis Carter Service 120
Anderson Sheet Metal Works----------_--------------------------- 117
Andrus Barber Shop 118
Beaverhead Bar Supply 114
Beaverhead Laundry and Cleaners 127
Beaverhead Lumber 117
Bond Grocery ................................................... 118
Chevron Products 114
Chris' Standard Service........-......-......................... 127
( 108)Advertising Directory
Coast to Coast- .................. ............
College Snack Bar 118
D L Jewelry Company ............................................... 122
Dillon Automobile Dealers Association................................ 126
Dillon Creamery .................................................... 114
Dillon Feed and Seed................................................... 112
Dillon Implement Company.......................................... . .. 119
Dillon Portrait Studio . 131
Examiner Printing Company.............................................. 118
First National Bank 124
Harrison's Chevron Service .114
Hazel's Style and Beauty Shop... 119
Husky Service Station 113
King's .......................................................... 123
J. C. Penney Company................................................. 118
Lee's Steak House 113
Mac's Barber Shop 116
Melton Texaco Service 127
Mitchell's City Drug 122
Mountjoy Flowers and Gifts 116
Norm's Cash Market 116
Professional Directory................................................. 112
Roberta Theater...................................................... 114
Roberts Food Market 121
Rogers Farm Store...................................................... 114
Skeets Cafe........ 116
Stamm Jewelers...... 127
Standard Lumber and Coal Company 120
State Bank and Trust Company 132
Vaughn and Ragsdale______________________________________________ - 124
Warner's Food 119
Western Montana College of Education 110
Western Montana College of Education Residence Halls .............. Ill
Winns Incorporated... 119
White's Cafe 118
Williams Feed and Machinery 118
Tribune Printing and Supply 125
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI
114WESTERN MONTANA COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
Offers A Four-Year Course
Leading to the degree Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education,
Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education,
A Fifth Year leading to the Master's Degree in Education.
A two-year course in Business Education.
Pre-professional courses in forestry, journalism, law, social work, agriculture, engineering, nursing education, health and physical education, home economics, premedical, pre-dental.
Free placement service for all graduates at all times.
Guidance and Counseling Center.
The Western Montana College of Education is fully accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and the Northwest Association of Secondary and High Schools.
Montana needs more teachers. Western has the facilities to give the youth of Montana this training.
For Further Information Write to THE REGISTRAR
Western Montana College of Education
(110)Residence Halls for Both Men and Women
Western Montana College of Education Covers for the 1956 CHINOOK
St. Louis, Missouri
(in Professional Directory
DR. R. D. CURRY
DENTIST Office Phone 335
DONALD J. SMITH
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT LAW Dillon, Montana
SCHULZ AND DAVIS
ATTORNEYS AT LAW Dillon, Montana
DR. G. W. SMITH
DENTIST Office Phone 71-W
DR. R. J. ENGLISH
Phone 466 Above Vaughn-Ragsdale
DR. W. E. MONGER
OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN Phone 131 R
DR. J. C. LINDUSKA
Phone 81 -J 28 South Idaho Street
A. L. JUERGENS, M.D.
R. W. POUNDSTONE, M.D.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Poindexter Building Dillon, Montana
DR. J. W. HILTBRAND
CHIROPRACTOR Phone 575 24 South Idaho Street Dillon, Montana
DR. W. I. ROMERS
DENTIST Phone 114
George L. Routledge, M.D.
Residence Phone 352 and
Richard H. McLaren, M.D.
Residence Phono 561 PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS Office Telephone 22
(112)You Can Always Do Better At EMIL MARANS First With New Fashions Easy Credit, of Course BUTTE ANACONDA Compliments HOTEL FINLEN BUTTE, MONTANA
The Best Place to Meet Your Campus Friends Is HUSKY SERVICE STATION
THE COLLEGE SNACK BAR DICK PITMAN, Manager V. M. Camp DILLON, MONTANA
MURPHY'S OFFICE MACHINE CO. 47 East Broadway Phone 2-7050 BUTTE, MONTANA Good Food Served Right We Cater to Parties and Special Occasion Banquets Served in Our Dining Room Special Rates for College Students With Meal Tickets
BREAKFAST, LUNCH and DINNER Lee's Steak House and Dining Room Andrus Hotel Dillon, Montana
L. C. SMITH CORONA ROYAL, REMINGTON AND UNDERWOOD Pay as Little as $1.50 a Week O'CONNOR'S TYPEWRITER EXCHANGE 129 W. Broadway Phone 4955 BUTTE, MONTANA
(113)HARRISON'S Roberta Theater
Chevron Service Cinemascope and Wide Screen Equipped
DILLON, MONTANA BEST IN MOVIES
Chevron Producis ROGERS FARM STORE
HARRY JENSEN Dept, of Rogers Bros. Seed Co., Inc. Your Agricultural Shopping Center
Distributor —Distributors for—
Gasoline Fuel Oils R.P.M. Motor Oil Fertilizers Seeds Equipment Twine Rogors Feeds Farm Hardware
Starting Fluid DILLON. MONTANA PHONE 626
BAR SUPPLY CO. ★
Gleed Carpiia DILLON
Wholesale Dealers CREAMERY
Schlitz and Great Falls
Phone 108 DILLON, MONTANA Dairy Producis
( 114)GREETINGS, "BULLDOGS" . . .
—And best wishes for the future from that friendly bank atop Butte's glittering hill.
Metals Bank Trust Company
Your Best Music and
THE LEN WATERS MUSIC CO.
Pianos and Organs Radio T.V.
Band Instruments Repairing
119 N. Main Street Phone 7344
It Pays To Play
22 East Park Street, Butte
(115)Congratulations to For a
W M C E
Graduates Good Dinner
★ Come to . . .
BIG DIPPER SKEETS
First Place Winner CAFE
State Fair 1953
SOFT ICE CREAM
MAC'S Welcome, Students
BARBER SHOP ARCADE
Finest Haircuts Good Eats Good Fun
21 South Idaho HOWARD S ELVERETTA
DILLON, MONTANA RUNDLE
MOUNTJOY FLOWERS NORM'S
and GIFTS CASH MARKET
Phone 137-W One-Half Block
DILLON, MONTANA From Campus
( 116 DILLON FEED SEED CO.
ANDERSON SHEET METAL WORKS
Plumbing and Heating
If It Is Building Material Lumber and Coal
BEAVERHEAD LUMBER CO.
Better Materials Cheaper
DILLON. MONTANACompliments of You Hear It Everywhere!
The TERMINAL It Pays to Shop at
FOOD DRUG CENTER
100 W. Park Phone 6548
ROND GROCERY CO. THE EXAMINER PRINTING CO.
★ Opposite Depot Phone 55
FOR PRINTING THAT PLEASES
Phone 99 PARTICULAR PEOPLE
FREE DELIVERY THE DILLON EXAMINER Boaverhead County's Loading Newspaper
Purina Chows Success to the Graduates of 1956.
Custom Pelleting Perseverance to the Class of 1957.
Farm Equipment ★
WILLIAMS FEED AND MACHINERY CO. The Friendly Eating Place
DILLON, MONTANA THE WHITE CAFE
The Man of Distinction You Buy for Less at
Gets His Hair Cut at co TOftPiSr Stores r
THE ANDRUS Because We Buy for Less
RARRER SHOP Locally Nationally Owned Organized
(118)BURR'S P R DRUG
★ 37 W. Park, Butte
Butte's Friendly-Department Store Montana's Most Complete Cosmetic and Prescription Center
Compliments J. A. Hogle Co. Hotel Finlen Building BUTTE, MONTANA MONOGRAM BAR 119 West Park Street BUTTE, MONTANA
WINNS INC. Everything for the Home From Toys to Carpeting Quality Groceries WARNER'S FOOD STORE
DILLON, MONTANA Phone 246
HAZEL'S Style and Beauty Shop - D. I. -DILLON IMPLEMENT COMPANY Phone 68 DILLON, MONTANA
(119)Standard Lumber and Coal Company
Fuller Painls Aberdeen and Casllegate Coal
Phone 276 DILLON, MONTANA
ACTIS CARTER SERVICE Wholesale Retail Phone 833 TREASURE CHEST (Gifts of Distinction) 31 W. Broadway BUTTE, MONTANA
U I CLUB LOUNGE Ed Horgan ★ 136 W. Park St. Phone 9847 BUTTE, MONTANA Bring Us Your Head We've Got the Lid KEHOE'S HAT ROX Maker of Fine Hats 106 N. Main Butte, Montana Men's and Boys' Furnishings
( 120)Roberts Food, Inc.
We encourage all people to support our college as—
We believe — industry—commerce — government—art—the sciences—and all other professions, including our whole way of life depend heavily upon the quality of our education.
PRUDENTIAL FEDERAL SAVINGS and LOAN ASSOCIATION
49 North Main, Butte
3% Paid on Insured Savings Accounts
Insured by an Agency of the Federal Government
up to $10,000.00
(121 )THE OASIS CAFE D ANDL
College Students Elgin Hamilton Bulova
Lunch America's Finest
Dinner Fountain Watches
Leah Rife and DICK LATER
Tom McGovern Your Friendly Jeweler
For Furniture Go to MITCHELL'S CITY DRUG STORE
Superior Prescription Service
SHINERS Phone 113 We Extend a Hearty Welcome to All W M C E Students
BUTTE WILLIAM MITCHELL, Proprietor
KEENE'S Butte's Most Exciting Store
SHOE COMPANY ED MARANS
"Butte's Friendly Shoe Store" 48 W. Park
43 E. Park St. Phone 2-4849 Fine Fashions for FUN, FROLIC, OR FORMAL
Typewriters Adding Machines Accounting Machines Supplies Service
Phone 2-3019 123 N. Main
Men's and Boys' Shop 117 N. Main Dan O'Neill BUTTE. MONTANA
Fuller Paints Paints Glass
Established in 1849
W. P. FULLER CO.
131 W. Park St. Butte, Montana
M. H. KING CO.
Your 5 and 10 Store Headquarters
It's a Pleasure to Serve You
QUALITY FIRST -
Geo. M. Gosman
The Rexall Store
( 123)FIRST NATIONAL BANK
We carefully guard the interests of our customers in every possible way. All business transactions in this bank are regarded as strictly confidential.
SERVING THIS COMMUNITY SINCE 1880
Affiliated With Northwest Bancorporation Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Successful Journey Graduates
Congratulations on the progress you have just made, and may your future be as successful as your relationship has been with us.
Vaughn - RadUdcUe
GAY'S RECORD SHOP
The Finest in High Fidelity
130 W. Park Street BUTTE
"The Sign of Good Footwear" DIAL 2-4646
GAMER SHOE CO.
54 West Park Street Established 1849
Authorized Dealer The Friendly Store CLARK D'EVELYN, OwnerComplete
RUBBER STAMP SERVICE
Office Furniture anti Supplies
Tribune Printing Supply Co.
GREAT FALLS, MONTANA
(125)DILLON AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION
Devoled to the Interest of Safe Driving Sales - Service NEW AND USED CARS
College Motor Co.
Davis Motor Co.
J. W. Walters Garage
Paul's Chevrolet Co.
(Cadillac, Olds, Chevrolet)
Montana Auto Sales
( 126)CHRIS' STANDARD SERVICE
Harry G. Christensen
Comer Atlantic and Glendale Phone 691
Compliments of the
Helen, Walt and Lou ROCKER, MONTANA
Butte's Style Center in the Center of Butte
THE FLORSHEIM SHOE SHOP 19 W. Park St. Butte, Montana T. J. Chesna, Manager
MELTON'S TEXACO SERVICE
Washington and Glendale
Complete Automotive Service
Sporting Goods PHONE 62
BEAVERHEAD LAUNDRY DRY CLEANERS
Quality Dry Cleaning Reliable Launderers Hats—Rugs Refrigerated Fur Storage
Phone 135 DILLON, MONTANA
( 127)It is often written And spoken that every man In the last analysis must Educate himself.
His books and his teachers Are but helps.
He must build himself.
So in business.
It must build itself to Progress.
The Interstate Lumber Company
(Everything in Building Materials)
A finished product
In education must be Thoroughly grounded in History, the principles And great blessings of American Liberty.
A finished product
In business must thoroughly Satisfy the Customer.
Satisfying service is the Aim of the
Montana Hardware Company
BUTTEKNOW MONTANA . . .
The Teacher Was Not Far Behind
As the prospectors moved north from gold discoveries at Virginia City and Bannack, building mining camps in gulches and canyons, the "professors" were not far behind.
Education, following the trailblazers, moved into the Butte mining district in 1865, into Silver Bow, and the next year into Butte.
The pioneers trudged from the Virginia City district where schools had been started in 1863 at Bannack and in 1864 at Virginia City.
Unlike the schools in the other early-day mining camps the first Butte School featured a course in dancing. That came about because the first regular teacher, Colonel Woods, was not only a competent educator but a cultivated musician. He took pride in teaching the young how to dance as well as to read and write.
Woods, however, did not teach the first classes in Butte. He was late in getting to the mining camp to fill the assignment and Thomas C. Porter, drawn earlier to Butte by gold, filled in for him. Porter had taught the previous year at Silver Bow. He was experienced, having taught school in Illinois before coming west.
The first school in Butte, under Woods and taught during the winter of 1866-67, had a short term. However the next year education did get a foothold in a school opened by William Haynes.
As the prospector settled down, the professor stayed.
THE ANACONDA COMPANY
( 129)PLENTY OF ELECTRICITY MEANS MORE JOBS
A few years ago, the word "job" probably meant something unpleasant to you — a household task like chopping wood, doing dishes, cleaning house or mowing the lawn. Today, though, the word has a different . . . more exciting . . . ring to you. It means employment. All of you want jobs . . . and pay.
Electricity is a factor in determining where a business or industry will locate. The community with a plentiful supply of power has a better chance of being designated a site for a new business or plant. We have a department that aids in developing the state by actively promoting Montana as a good place to live and work. We have plenty of power. Our rates are considerably lower than the national average.
We're planning and building today to assure adequate power in the future for you and yours.
THE MONTANA POWER COMPANY
SERVING A GROWING MONTANA
(130)PRECIOUS MILESTONES BELONG IN PORTRAITS
Keep a Memory of Your Great Days Fresh for Years in Pictures And Be Sure the Portrait Is Worthy the Occasion.
Entrust Its Making to the Skill and Conscientious Care of Our Studio.
Dillon Portrait Studio
4 North Washington Phone 196 DILLON, MONTANA
(131)State Bank and Trust Company
Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
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