University of Alaska Fairbanks - Denali Yearbook (Fairbanks, AK)

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3Un ication TO DEAN WILLIAM ELMHIRST DUCKERING THIS PUBLICATION IS RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED. HIS SINCERE AND WORTHWHILE GUIDANCE HAS BEEN THOROUGHLY APPRECIATED THROUGHOUT THE YEARS, AND HIS FOREVER-PRESENT SENSE OF HUMOR IS INVALUABLE TO US, THE STUDENT BODY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA. Nm, : . ■■H, EDITOR HnRRy sH€Rmfin ASSOCIATE EDITOR GRflC€ B€RG ADVERTISING MANAGERS FORB6S BfiK€R - f. HARP6R STAFF ARTIST P6T6R SICILIflnO MAKE UP TOfTl HOLLIS ADVERTISING STAFF BOB HALL - SUSfin SCHfTllDT BUSINESS MANAGERS flnGY SfiVOVICH mfiGGi€ nricmflHon COVER DESIGN JfiCQUI BROUUn STAFF PHOTOGRAPHERS B€n RTKinson FRfiriK mORRIS UU. R. SAHLSTROm UUALT6R ROLF6 PUBLISHED BY ASSOCIATED TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY EDITION 1947 D€DICRTIOn in memoRiflm ADmini$TRflTion CLflS$€$ ORGFinizflTions SPORTS CflfTlPUS LIF€ flDV€RTi$€menT$ STUDENTS U. OF ALASKA Jht ittrnuiriam TO THE FORMER STUDENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA WHO GAVE THEIR ALL IN DEFENSE OF THE COUNTRY THEY BELIEVED IN. LYMER BASS JOE DE GRADE SID HENRIKSON KEN KYGER ED BORDERS ROBERT PETERSON LESLIE REECE CARROLL ROBINSON JAMES RUMBEL JOHN RYAN AL SAVIKKO CARL SANBORN PAT HOULEHAN ROBERT SEABERG ED STILWELL KARL DRAGER I - « CHARLES E. BUNNELL President W M. I LMHIRST DUCKERING Dean of Univcrsit) HOWARD G. WILCOX Dean School of Mines Kl III OGBURN Instructor in Chemistr) I I Kill I ' rofcss i griculturc li ' l is GIDDINGS ssiscant Professor Anthropolog) I i Kl IT ERICKSON Professor " I Education JEWELL DENN1SON Instructor in French and Spanish RICHARD C. R. ;i I Assistant Professor of Geolog) S. S. WEST Assistant Professor of Physics EARL BEISTIIM Instructor in Mining DEAN ARBOGAST Assistant Professor of Business Administration MINNIE E. WELLS Professor of English Instructor in Mathematics i i i ol CRAII Instructor in English MARY I . I AMBIE Assistant Professor of English II 1 I M R. CASHEN Assistant Professor of C. E. anil Math. I K ( I s |l s| tssistani Professor of Horn. I COn ' inics Gl ! ll l NORFOl K Mi LOLA G Til I Y Professor i Home Economics [VAR SKARI.AND •I Vnthropolog) CYRIL BRYNER Assistant Professor of Russian ki ska C CARR Assistant Profes Biological Science H. W. JOHANS1 tssiscant Professor v 1 1 Engineering C. C. HULII1 Professor ol Historj ROBERT P. ISAAC 1 lireccor of Athletics and Instructor of Physical Education I . F. GEORGE Professor » f Physics FRED VH ' . WAGNER Professor of Business Administral i in HE] EN M. MEYER 1 tormitory 1 fostess and Campus Nurse COL. N. 1. FOOKS Professor of Military Science and Tactics Sgt. ROBT. L. EVANS Instructor in Military Science and Tactics SGT. KARL SWANSON Instructor in Military Science and Tactics Instructor in Military- Science and Tactics MRS. BARBARA JAM] S S I . t.ir i.i [ ' resident MRS. UNICI CO! 1 l S Curator of the Museum III I 1 JORGINSON Registrar HI 1 IIK KARJOLA Assistant to tin- Registrar MR. MAHLER Librarian MRS. SklOl IC, f (SfPTBt UNIVERSITY ALASKA ( I ENTY-FIVE years ago six students walked into - ' I a lonel) new building and were greeted by six W __ (acuity members .is thej enrolled in the Alaska cultural College and School of Mines. The school has been born through the legislative act of the United States Congress passed March 4, 1915. granted the Territory land for the college . i d through the Alaska Territorial legislative act ol M.n 3, 1917, and a subsequent act accepting the land and granting S60,000 for buildings and equipment. This Territorial bill was modeled after that creating the State Agricultural College of Maryland. ht trustees were appointed August 10. 1917, by the ernor and their duties were to prescribe the general rules for the conduct of the school. On June 2S, 1918, the location for the future college was selected. The site was near Fairbanks on top of a birch knoll that overlooked the bed of an ancient sea. In the distance was the mighty Alaska Range. The highest of all North American mountains, magnificent Denali. loomed above the other peaks, 130 miles to the south; it seemed to symbolize the educational heights to be obtained in its omnipotent shadow. The first two storey framed structure was finally completed November 15, 1918, but it was not until more appropriations were made available that the President of the College was selected on August 11, 1921. The first six pioneer students were soon augmented by eight more regular students and 48 short-course enrollments. Courses in agriculture, general science, civil engineering. home economics, and mining engineering were offered. Volume 1, Number 1 of the faculty-published Farthest North Collegian was printed in magazine form February 1. 1923. The Mining Engineering Society was organized February 28 of the same vear. In the summer ot 1923 a wing squal in size to the original building was con- structed. The first annual commencement was held June 12, 1923. This was the first year that the campus reflected the eerie light of the now traditional freshman bonfire. The nest academic year saw 133 students attending the young school and a faculty numbering 21. Transfer of the Bureau of Mines Station to the college was effected July 1, 1924. In the preceding years new buildings as well as enroll ment grew. The first college play was given March 14. 1925. On September 1, 1926, a station of the United States Bureau ot Biological Survcv was established at College. The Busi- ness Administration Society was organized October 1, 1927, and later that year our basketball team toured Alaska on a 3,000 mile trip that extended over 28 days. The team played sixteen games and visited as far as Metlaktla in distant southeastern Alaska. In 1928 four years courses in chemistry, geology and mining, business administration, metallurgy, and education were added to the curriculum. On March 5, 1929, the Civil Engineering Society was organ- ized. February 20, 1931, was the year that Congress autho- ized the transfer of the Fairbanks Agricultural Experiment Station to College and in 1932 the transfer of the Matanuska Agricultural Experiment Station was effected. Early campus life might be compared to that of the typical sourdough. A log cabin fraternity house was con- 10 strucced bj some industrious students. 1 ransportation from Fairbanks was provided In a gas-generated railroad car, familiarly known as the Toonerville Trolley, thai made seven trips a day on the narrow gauge track. Fairbanks students had to trudge from College Station over a quarter of a mile of hill to el.iss, occasionally in 53 degree below zero weather. Sports headed the list of extra-curricular activities with tobogganing, ice hockey, basketball, and ski ing holding the leading roles. Caribou, reindeer, and " buffalo " imported tor experimental purposes were frequent campus mascots. The school has been predominate in the scientific held. The collecting ot fossil skeletal remains unearthed by local gold dredges was arranged by the Amencji) Museum ot Natural History in New York City. The Rockefeller Foundation appropriated funds lor auroral studies at College and the Second International I ' olar year selected tlu campus as a sue tor us research in terrestrial magnetism and atmosphere. A field office of the U.S. Geological Sur- vey was established here in 1935 and the Coast and letit Survcs and the Carnegie Institution of Washington conducted . observatory and ionospheric laboratory on the campus. Anthropological and Archaeological expedi- tions from the University to St. Lawrence Island and Point I lope have received national recognition. In recent years Carnegie Institution ot Washington has set up geophysical research and radio wave-propagation study. During the War a radio monitoring station was operated on the campus by the Federal Communications Commission. An atmospheric optics station was established by the U.S. Weather Bureau. During this academic year Congress authorized the appropriation of $975,000 tor a Geophysical Institute to be erected here. Also granted was SI 14,000 to the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey to erect and equip a magnetic and seismologis.il observatory. Our school has been assured scientific posterity. An act of the Territorial legislature designated the Alaska Agricultural College and School ot Mines as the University o! Alaska on July 1, 1935. Buildings continued to spring up on the campus. The Administration Building was twice enlarged; two dormitories were constructed; a small agricultural shop building had been erected; a seperate power plant was installed; two concrete buildings had also been constructed; the gymnasium and the basement story Ol the I iclson building were erected. In later ) ears a second story was added to the gymnasium to serve as library; the 1- iclson building was extended and two stones were added; a new power planl was built; and a 3-story women ' s dormitory, Harriet Hess Hall, was constructed. Enrollment grew, too, lor in 1940-41 there were 307 regular students and 1,300 took the short and extension courses. The faculty had increased to 35. The all-time low enrollment, due to the war, occurred in the 1943-44 school year. In the first semester ol the 1946-47 year the student enrollment numbered 335. The second semester saw 30! regular students. In Ma) ol 1946 the three hun- dred and twenty-second degree was conferred. During World War II most of the campus was taken over by the engineering, hospital and weather detachments ot the U.S. Army. The Army-Navy U.S. A.F.I, program was conducted at the University for a short time. World War II produced the veterans that now comprise the majority of students at our University. The influx ot veterans as well as other students attending this Univerxin will serve as the basis for unprecedented expansion. The 1946-47 year brought a new, more mature student body. It brought such changes as the birth of an independent student publication, THE POLAR STAR, which portrayed student views ol the present educational era. Educators now realize that " never again can the country be com- fortable about withholding education where there is a demonstrable need for it and a capacity to supply it. The G I. Bill imposes compulsory education on the nation. " The University ot Alaska has more future than past. " Sufficient appropriations for the essential building program have been requested. Within the near future ncccssars permanent buildings will be constructed. Even such possible expansion as a southern branch has been discussed. More and more students are coming to the University of Alaska, tor it is the growing citadel .if Alaskan education. V v I BEN J. ATKINSON SHIRLEY NELSON FORREST M. COOK BETTY THOMAS P. W. HARDIE 12 ■— ■ -r JANE NELSON MERRITT PETERSON DONALD COOK JANE RAGLE LOTHAR FIEG 13 SKIP MACKINNON EDMUND PEZALLA STANLEY J. LEFOND CLEMENTS W. LEAN DORIS B. CLARKE ELLEN M. BRINSMADE 1 I OWEN C. RYE CHARLES M. KROLL HARVEY ROBERTS RICHARD CARTER WINONA MONROE . THOMAS L. HOLLIS ORDWAY SOUTHARD LESTER L COLEMAN ARTHUR NAGOZRUK 16 SUZANNE SCHMIDT GLORIA SHERMAN SELVIN SAMPSON ED. J. HUIZER MARGARET McMAHON RUBY GREEN ANDREW J. BODNAR JEFFERSON C. JEFFERS JANE WATT EDNA JOHANSON 17 PAUL CHAPODOS ROSEMARY DOERR IRENE D. ARNOLD WALT JOHNSON MARK RINGSTAD ARNOLD FOLENSKE GEORGE AIKEN TERESA SNYDER 18 MILTON LIGHTWOOD JR. DOROTHY FOX NW I ; ♦i r ' ■ J ?: LYNN MORRIS JALMAR KERTULLA MICHAEL PERRY JLLIA E. HARRIS FRED SORRI JR. 20 C. S. HOLLINGSWORTH JEAN McRAE AL LETCHER GEORGE M. MARTIN HERMAN PORTER ' - . MARY SPERLING BERNADETTE AMAROK JOHN HEDDE PETER SANDVIK B. STURGLEWSKI E. L. TYSON R. SCHMIDTMAN MARGERY McLAIN GEORGE STILES 21 GORDON HERRIED ■ ROBERT SHAFER NATALIE SAVOVICH WARREN JONES FRED KOHLS GRACE MURPHY 22 EDDIE PRINCE GEORGE BECRAFT GEORGE MCGEE ANGELINA SAVOVICH EDWARD J. KUHN fl GRACE BERG RICHARD PARKER MARJORIE MALCOLM JUNE PEDERSEN BEVERLY TURNER kJ JIM KELLY 23 JACQUI BROWN SEC.-TREAS. 24 JOHN R. WYNNE BEVERLY J. LINDGREN WILLIAM G. SAUNDERS WARD J. WHIPPLE RICHARD INGLIMA : i-: RUTH BLANKENSHIP HERBERT C. SMUK JOSEPH M. EDWARDS RICHARD K. JOHNSON GEORGE VOURNAS •Jo JUNE SPEARS JANE SPEARS LEONA NEUBARTH JOSEPH ROBICHAUD JOHN ADRIAN t ' fcl THOMAS M. OLSON WARREN WM. TAYLOR JAMES R. YOKUM R. SCHWARTZLOSE JOHN ANSON 26 JEANNE LESH As ?, BERT D. MARKS PAT McMURDO WALTER SAHLSTROM richard Mccormick JERRY CORBETT ERLING AREND GERTRUD SHAFFER ROBERT A. BEMUS EDWARD CRAIG 27 ' . CAROLINE McLAIN LEONARD W. BOYD JR. WILLIAM HARRY NEFF SHIRLEY ANN TONSETH CHARLES J. CRAIL JAMES E. WARD NADINE METCALF JOANNE C. LIND JOHN H. ELIASON 28 ANTON C. WRATNEY LEO MARK ANTHONY KATHRYN SAWYER DAVIS S. LOY JOHN A. ROCCASECCA MARVIN TAYLOR WALTER M. ISAAC GENE A. HANNA MARGARET T. WHITE WENDALL H. OSWALT 29 JOHN W. WOOD r ix " ?■ r MIHIEL J. THOMSON JOHN S. HOULEHAN BETTY D. O ' BRYAN JOHN T. CASS CLARENCE E. WOLLAN JAMES G. RICHARDSON MARY H. STURGIS HARRY K. CASHEN FRANCIS P. CASHEN :j(i WANDA M. GREGORY GEORGE PAUL R. L. MAROVELLI RICHARD H. GOOD PATRICIA PERRY ROBERT L. HALL ROBERT R. BLODGETT SIDNEY M. URIE CONNIE M. SHERMAN GORDON W. WAHTO 31 EDWARD M. REPETTI RENE V. HEILBRON ELIZABETH LUNDGREN LOREN LANSBERRY FRANK M. DOOGAN GEORGE FRYE LUCY SAWEJKO JOHN SCHNEIDER WILLIAM STEGEMEYER DORIS E. ORAM 32 MICHAEL J. CAMINO EDWARD E. HOULEHAN HUBERT L. CLEMENT MARY TONE PATRICK E. BRUNELLE EDWARD WM. LEWISON YANCEY JAMES SHIRLEY JO RISEM JAMES RODERIQUES JOHN H. MIZAR 33 LAURA SCHMIDT JOHN H. ANDERSON JOSEPH P. LAWLOR JOAN NELSON kl ROBERT L. WILLY ALLAN T. STOUT MAX H. OWEN 34 MH HHM BARBARA BARRACK BILL ELLIS JOHN SPERRY GORDON HILCHEY NORMA SPANGLER LILLIAN TURNER RUBEN SCHWARTZ JOHN COOLEY C. E. SIFTON J. C. BRINSMADE MISS BEVERLY TURNER QUEEN OF THE B.A. BALL V- mininG soci€ty The aims of this society are to foster pride in the University and in the mining profession and to increase the knowledge of the fledgling miner through a series of lectures hy men actively engaged in mining. The Society also attempts to round out the rather limited social lite to he found in Fairbanks by such activities as the Caribou barbeque, the Miners Ball, the Stage Dinner, and a series of lectures and movies related to the Mining profession. 38 J €DUCATIOn SOCI6TY A newly formed organization in pre-war days, this Society was inactive in 1942. It is regaining its former position as one of the better societies. Quality not quantity of the member is responsible tor its successful restoration. Teaching as a profession i- their major objective. It numbers among its achievements a radio program, parties and the Annual Spring Formal. TH€ mUSIC SOCIETY The Music Society ol the I Iniversity of Alaska is composed dt the choral group, one | the best organized and best-liked activities on the campus. The chorus has been on the air, sang for benefit dances, and for the Christmas assembly, and meetings. The Society did an excellent job of, not only training voices, but encouraging co-operation and good fellowship among the students. 40 Business ADminisTRATion SOCIETY Alter several year- nt inactivity because ol the war, the Business Administration Society this year rapidly rolled towards a bigger and better organization than ever before. The club was very active during the year and sponsored an original halt -hour play over KFAR. On December 14th theii lavishly decorated Christina- Ball was well attended. During the year the Society adopted a new constitution which admitted to membership the previously excluded Freshman B. A. Major-. Several interesting speakers were heard at special meeting-, and a number ot trips to Fairbanks were made to visit court and prominent business establishments, The B.A. Society has set a tine precedent tor other pre war societies. 11 TH€ TOWn CLUB The Fairbanks Off ' campus Student- is an organization com- piled of students who reside in the city of Fairbanks and those who live off campus. Purposes are the promotion of student activities, interest in the U. of A., smooth affiliation with dorm groups, representation on the student council and to enable off ' campus students to become acquainted with one another. The list of social affairs sponsored by the off-campus student- is long, and among the most outstanding were: suppers at various members ' houses where the guest list numbered into the fifties. The girls gave a tea for the boys, ski trips to Birch Hill, and an excellent Christmas party at the Parish Hall. The most used phrase by this group was the well-worn " Let ' s have a party! " 42 TH6 inT€RnflTIOnfll_ R€LATIOnS CLUB Meetings of the International Relations Club were held bi- monthly with discussions on world union, the Palestine situation. China Communists, the Atomic Bomb, and U.S. -Russian prob lems. One of the oldest organizations on the campus, international relations was formed in the spring ot 1935 tor the purpose ol helping students to keep themselves informed on conditions throughout the world. It i- only through education that a peaceful civilization endures. 43 mfiJOR " fl " CLUB Tlu- M.i|ni " A " Club i- composed " t those men who have won Major ,L A " award letters from the University of Alaska. The purpose ol the Club is to foster a better understanding hi athletics on the campus, to make and recommend athletic policies, and to ct up standards for award letters and the require- ments that apply thereto. During 1946-47 the club passed on some noteworthy legisla toin. All men ' s Freshman Athletics were abolished with Junior arsity Teams in their stead. The club has approved admittance to Minor " A " men, with the provision that they can hold no office. Otherwise, they have the same privileges as the Major " A " Men. 44 — Hk t - b i •%. f ' " V TH€ DRflfTlfiTIC CLUB Because the teachers had such a lull schedule it had been thought best that there would he no Dramatic Cluh this year. Some of the students could not picture a university without .1 dramatic cluh and as a result, organized one on their own. They were able to find the help ol a faculty member and operations began with a play. " Nothing But the Truth " which was presented and proved a great success. 45 TH€ CLUB DORfTl In September 1946 the Club Dormitory reverted to the use of upper-classmen of the University for the first time since the early years of the war. Soon after the beginning of the first semester, elaborate plans for equipping and decorating the dorm- itory were made at a series of joint sessions of the " Scholars " living on the second floor, and the " Aborigines " , on the first. Future residents of the house will have the current living group to thank for, among other things, the home-made wall lamps, the bear skin, the curtains, and the incredible collection of antique furniture in the lobby. 16 HARRI6T H€SS HALL A Tolo Dance in November was the highlight t the activj ties sponsored by Harriet Hess Hall although the dormitory lounge was the scene ol many lesser, informal get-together- in eluding the annual Christmas decorating party and New Year ' s Eve Open House. Three floors ot the dorm were occupied by girls while the basement served as a residence for men. Sixty girls lived in Hess Hall, of whom fourteen were veterans. th€ mflin DORm Traditionally the Main Dorm houses underclassmen, and because oi its size and the number l undergraduate students, it houses more men than any other dormitory on the campus. This year, as in the past, the residents of the Main Dorm have been outstanding in contributing to campus activities. Each campus organization carries at least one Main Dorm resident on its mem- bership roll. As the Main Dorm goes, so goes the Campus. TH€ UniT F I V € Unit Five in the first post-war year was composed almost entirely of veterans. In character with the attitude ol returning G.I. ' s the halls ct unit five were bounded by long periods ol hari study, punctuated by short, intensive periods of gay revelry. Th men o| unit five were active in many school activities. Individually there were representatives from unit five in the Dramatics Club on the Collegian Staff, POLAR STAR staff, and in the B.A. anc C.E. Societies. That is to mention only a few. GROUriDHOGS ( rroundhogs, lower Hess Hall, alias 24th team communica- tion detachment . . . Freight Train Blues and Seven Beers . . . the great abstinator, and the highest court . . . The makers of Green Top Beer present for your evening enjoyment (to keep the upper decks from being bored) . . . dynamite . . . Minerolo- gists, front and center we ' ll make a million tonight . . . Let ' s see — Ah, KCL03 ... I gue»- we sorta ' fixed up the newcomers . . . Touch the chair I dare ya . . . Christmas WE CELEBRATE NEW YEAR ' S WE CELEBRATE? GROUNDHOG DAY WE CELEBRATE ... WE CELEBRATE . . . Now, the treasurer ' s report . . . $60,000,000 South America ... a group of experts in herpetology, and tropical flora and fauna . . . Just a little shanty by the railroad track, but tomorrow the world . . . Forever Groundhog. 50 CIVIL €nGin€€RS SOCI6TY The Civil Engineer- Society is composed oi students whose major is Civil Engineering. The Society ' s annual B.tll was quite elaborate and was definitely .1 social success. The Engineers are proud men and live up to high standards. An engineer can readily be spotted 111 ,1 crowd, just look for the man who walks like he was carrying a transit on his back, has .1 pencil over each ear, and .1 tew note books stuffed in each pocket. 51 ASSOCIAT6D WOfn€n HflT€RS UniV€RSITY OF ALASKA The most active organization on the campus. The women haters have the distinction of being the most despised group of GENTLEMEN ever to assemble at this institution. The aims of the organization are primarily to save the members ' money by prohibiting fraternization with girls from Hess Hall and to raise grade point averages. Their motto can be heard throughout the halls at any time of day — " I Hates Wimmin. ' ' " ' 52 DenflLi ■ HAL SHERMAN GRACE BERG PETE SICILIANO Editor Associate Editor Staff Artist FORBES BAKER FRANCIS HARPER BOB HAL! SUZANNE SCHMIDT Vdvertising Stafl WALTER ROLFF BEN ATKINSON JACQUI BROWN ANGY SAVOVICH , „ i), M ,, n FRANK MORRIS MARGARET McMAMON WALTER SAHLSTROM Business Managers TOM HOLLIS Photographers Wake-Up TH€ nORTHLAIID RGGI6 CLUB The Northland Aggie Club was formed on the University Experimental Farm, October 30, 1946. It consists of members studying agriculture in the University and of honorary members employed by the Experimental Farm. The Aggies have made it their primary purpose to promote, improve and enjoy agriculture in the Territory of Alaska. Their secondary purpose as farmers would naturally have it, is eatin ' at every meeting. Thus far the Aggies have fulfilled their secondary purpose, and expect to fulfill their primary through scientific farming, study of the farmers ' problem- with the help of the Experimental Farm. 54 TH€ POLAR STAR The POLAR STAR was created on Wednesday, October 24, 1946. when the ASUA by unanimous decision, voted to support an .til student newspaper. The first issues oi the POLAR STAR were mimeographed, and the COSt ol paper and stencils was paid from a $2 per week appropriation from the ASUA. As time passed and prestige gained, the paper became completely self ' supporting, and on January 13, 1947, it became a printed bi-weekly edition. The POLAR STAR was founded with the primary purpose oi presenting an independent student publication, tor and by students. Since Us founding it has carried on in a tradition of news, general topics, and tenures which are current in the stu- dent mind. The POLAR STAR is essentially an organ of the Associated Students ot the University of Alaska, whereby each student may find all campus news and a tree expression of all opiHK .lis. :,:. STUD€rn councn The University of Alaska has come of age! For the first time in its unique history the student hody of this twentyfive year old I fniversity is being represented by a student council. At the beginning of the school year several amendments to the ASUA constitution were proposed and passed. One was the selection of a student council consisting of the ASUA officers and one representative from each twenty-five members in each living group, both on and ott campus. The main council purpose of the council is to discuss various questions and proposals bringing only the important ones re- quiring a student vote or discussion before the ASUA. The council also selects publication editors and committee chair- men from letter applications. Members of our University ' s first Student council are presented herewith: 56 VARSITY BflSK€TBflLL The 1946-47 basketball season marked the return of University teams to City and Army cage circles. The Varsity, competing in the Farthest North Athletic Conference, emerged with a six win and one loss record to share the title with Ladd Field ' s strong Post Exchange Club. The Varsity season was highlighted by a win over the Post Exchange and Second Signal Corps who were pre-season favorites to win the Conference title. Dick Good, former Northwestern freshman player and Dick Johnson, frosh from the Badger State racked up 117-122 points to lead the teams scorers. Hank Maiden, letterman on the 1941-42 squad turned in many good defensive jobs and did an excellent job of guiding the team to their seven victories in 1 1 starts. Two non-official games were dropped to the PX and Anchorage Moose. Conference Games Varsity Sky Lounge 33 49 Post Exchange 4C 4N Elks 29 21 Signal Corps 38 50 505th Paratroops 34 40 F. H. S. 16 27 46th Re. 2 Forfeit JUniOR BflSH€TBflLL The JayVees, who supplanted the frosh teams of former years played a 10-games schedule with I. add Field, High School . nd Town Teams finished the season with five wins and five losses. The team, made up mostly of former Alaskan 1 ligh School players, played creditable ball as they defeated several good army teams early in the reason. During the latter part of the season the team went into a slump and lost conservative games to the High School, Fairbanks Elks, Anchorage High School and the Sky Lounge. Despite their " In and Out " year the JayVees played good ball and many of them will probably hold down Varsity positions in 1948. Junior Vat-sin 16t! Military Police 36 38 90th Field Artillery 13 27 65th Fighter Squadron 16 26 Post Exchange 55 22 505th Paratroops 2C 41 Fairbanks Hi School 34 41 I .urbanks Hi School 28 25 Anchorage Hi Srhool 38 23 Sky Lounge 52 35 HOCK6Y T€flm LEFT TO RIGHT: CHARLES PARKER, JOSEPH RIENDL, GEORGE PAUL, PETE SICILIANO, JALMAR KERTTULA 60 ROTC RIFL€ T€flm The organization ot , new R.OT( Rifle Team was one ol the objectives ol t lie Department of Military Science and Tactics last September. Coached b Master Sergeant K.irl Swanson, the team tires several times a week in the college gymnasium. I hough handicapped at first by too tew ritl.- , limited quantities of targets and cold weather, the group has been tiring matches regularly with major Universities all over the States. Scores are exchanged by mail. Also on the docket are some shoulder-to-shoulder matches w ith local clubs. Captain ot the Alaska team is Walter K. Sahlstrom. (51 CHEM. TO ME MY MELANCHOLY BABY PTOMAINE " FOR SURE TEA HE YOU SEE IT ' S LIKE THIS Afc. €V€RYBODy KI IOWS GUS! 68 The Lathrop Company Capt. A. E. Lathrope, President THGRTRG FAIRBANKS - ANCHORAGE - CORDOVA LATHROP APARTMENTS FAIRBANKS Healy River Coal Corporation COAL for INTERIOR ALASKA RADIO STATION KFAR Owned and Operated by The Midnight Sun Broadcasting Company ALASKA ' S MOST POWERFUL " 10,000 Watts — 660 Kilocycles Studios: Transmitter: Lathrop Building, Fairbanks Farmer ' s Loop Road 70 COMPLIMENTS OF Arthur S. 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A DEPARTMENT STORE 80 BEST WISHES to the University of Alaska on its tiventy ' fifth anniversary A 5 D Y 81 U.S. MERCANTILE COMPANY Raw Furs Ivory Curios General Merchandise Fur and Ivory Catalogue Sent on Request In Business Since 1900 NOME, ALASKA Kennedy Hardware Company I cading Hardware Store " I Anchorage Sportsman ' s Headquarters Featuring: Eddie Bauer Blizzard Proof Pure Down Products Hunting and Fishing Supplies (Trips arranged in sea Trappers ' Supplies a Specialty Hardware Supplies Exclusive Dealers for Sherwin-Williams Products Builders ' Hardware — Estimates given on Hardware for any type construction VAN THIEL and CARTEE Compliments of CONSUMER ' S COOP FAIRBANKS Fairbanks Hotel GOOD PLACE TO KNOW 511 THIRD PHONE EAST 394 ZORIC ■ SYSTEM CLEANING ALASKA LAUNDRY JUNEAU, ALASKA Grandfather of POLAR BEAR LAUNDRY COLLEGE, ALASKA The teacher was explaining to class the meaning of the word " re- cuperate " . 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