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,Q - 'JIQ ,,,z ,-4, , 1 419 we Wi? 'f' 7 , - "4 Cay, Q if .A gg 4",L Y47722 595713 'if' 11 fi" K? PQ S111 .. v, :aro- X lb, X' iii x' M -, xg S" sill fi lx-.v .r-w. NN. . X Q1 Tj, ,In ,711 ,- 1,2 1 1 L TAMER-WRESTLES A LION! MEL KOONTZ-FAMOUS HOLLYWOOD ANIMA 'th nerves row tense. Even with the lion's jaw Here is Mel Koontz alone in the cage wi g four hundred and fifty pounds of lion. The onlyinches from his throat,Mel Koontz shows huge lion crouches-then springs at oon z. p - Man andlion clinchwhile onlookers feel their No doubt about bis nerves being healthy! K t himself com lete master of the savage beast alll sa it makes a difference to me what cigarette I smokey says MEL KOONTZ to PENN PHILLIPS Camels are a match- less blend of finer, MORE EXPENSIVE TOBACCOS - Turkish and Domestic MEL KOONTZ was schooling a "big cat' for a new movie when Penn Phillips got to talking cigarettes with him. Perhaps, like Mr. Phillips, you, too, have wondered if there is a distinct difference between Camels and other cigarettes. Mel Koontz gives his slant, above. And millions of men and women find what they want in Camels. Yes, those costlier tobaccox in Camels do make a difference! 2 V f 0NE SMOKliR TIil.l.S ANUTHER... 5 ., Q 4 66 . Y ..-' f 3 kr v' ,' . rjitdyiglli ,V fl. 1, I f a ree W1 iffhfefffi C lc ef 99 l ' iiigffeweyl l wwe lmow tolnacco because we gm it ..... We smolie Camels lmecause we lmowloliaccri' TOBACCO PLANTERS SAY , gg , "I know the kind X of tobacco used f o r v a rio u s ' 0 if cigarettes,"says '14 Z i f Mr. Beckham Wright, who has spent 19 years growing tobacco -knows it from the ground up. "Camel got my choice gradesthis year-and many years back," he adds."I'm talking about what I know when I say Camels sure enough are made from MORE EXPENSIVE TOBACCOS." Mr. George Crum- baugh, another 'ans well-known plant- ' if J er, had a fine to-All bacco crop last .,q'3'., year. "My best 'L ' yet," he says. "And the Camel people bought all the choice lots - paid me more than I ever got before, too. Naturally, Camel's the cigarette I smoke myself. Most planters favor Camels." "I've grown 2193, over 87,000 fig! pounds of to- bacco in the past if five years," says this successful planter, Mr. Cecil White, of Danville, Kentucky. "The best of my last crop went to the Camel people at the best prices, as it so often does. Most of the other planters around here sold their best grades to Camel, too. I stick to Camels and I know I'm smoking choice tobaccosf' Jie., wx .X , i "My four , brothers andI 5 have been 'Lk , planting to- I? " f i bacco for 21 yea!-Syn Mr. . 1 John Wallace, Jr., says. "Camel bought up every pound of my last crop that was top grade- bought up most of the finer to- bacco in this section, too. I've been smoking Camels for I7-I8 years now. Most other planters are like me - we're Camel smokers because we know the quality that goes into them." Copyright, 1938, R. J. ReynuIdsTohacco Co.. Winston-Salem, North Carolina 1 CO 1 I XW or 'aaa ,r ' 'fy 46 1 W The finest graduation ELGINS in years are here now... ' They,re marching along together again . . . the graduation parade and a brilliant array of beautiful new Elgin watches for commencement! Gay, stylish, tiny semi-baguettes for the girl-graduate! Sturdy, handsome models for young men! Theyire all here in our store awaiting "their big chancev--the opportunity to give your own young graduate the thrill of a lifetime! Come in and make your Elgin selection for your graduate today! Stocks are new and complete now! Famous PIG in BUN and Luscious HAMBURGER 4153 Mill Creek 7714. 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C. You will enjoy singing the old-time tunes and rousing German melodies as directed by ED KRAUSE, M. C. and accompanied by SCHNITZEL und FRITZEL fMinimum charge 75c, Saturday night onlyj "Let's A11 Go Bavarian" Page Four For Students This business of c ribb i n g, Qcheating, copying, etc.j, can be divided into three general ways of doing the dishonorable thing. Qlj Uninspired peekingg QZQ whispering, and Q35 hand signals. Peeking, the method used by the uninspired, is the simplest. Also there are three sources of information open to you: your neighbor's paper, your C1858 'CCX'C, 01' your crib Qprepared notesj. W A helpful neighbor might slide his paper closer and aid you if you're stuck on a question. Of course, you can cover your eyes with your hand and take a quick glance at the closest paper. For a cover-up, a pencil can be dropped accidentallyg then, as you bend to get it, a hasty look might prove beneficial. There are several ways to ma- neuver around and get a better lookg rearrange your books, coat or possessions around you, reach for a handkerchief and, if you must bend over to reach it, so much the better. To crib by using the textbook is a method de- manding arduous practice and highly developed technique. The textbook placed under the chair may be used to advantage by leaning over after dropping a pencil. A skilled cribber is able to open a textbook in front of his chair vvith his feet. This is a tough trick for it is hard to find the right place in the book. The next two methods depend upon the prof. lf his back is turned for a few moments, the text may be quickly slipped from under the chair, opened, and slipped back again. If the prof is very careless, as some are, the open book may be placed on a chair beside you. Advanced students of the noble art of cribbing are disdainful of this method. The third method by perceptual aid, is by look- ing at your crib. There are many places where a crib can be hidden. The pockets are always good, but too common for most cribbers. The crib may be slipped up the sleeve Chard to work during spring exams when sleeves are rolled upj. Cribs can be kept in purses and noted when getting a handkerchief or eraser. The Blue Book is a fine place for inserting notes or they may even be written in the back of a Blue Book. Some profs have caught this trick and remedy it by trading the Blue Books. The smart cribbers remedy this by keeping an extra book Qcontaining 'll 1 i Q Q l l It l 0' Q Cldy. the cribj and passing another in, then exchanging the one they get for their prepared one. Notes can be put in a desk drawer or printed on the bottom of a desk drawer. Be sure and try the drawer before the exam, they often squeak, and sometimes stick. Fat people should not try this one. Certain names, dates, etc., may be printed on the hand or arm in ink or pencil . . . but this is risky! You'd have a devil of a time explaining it. Small cribs can be put inside socks, cuff of pants, shoe, fold of turned-up sweater, inside shirt and numerous other places. The second general method of cribbing is whisp- ering. The conventional way to get info is by whispering behind the hand or handkerchief. The few words one gets by dropping a pencil are usual- ly too brief to be satisfactory. An individual with an unblushing, naive countenance may ask for an eraser and get some information with it. The best way is to take advantage of a general commotion such as outbreak of laughter or an interruption from outside. The third general method is the hand signal method, best used during a true-false exam. One extended finger-true. Two extended fingers- false. Some prerequisites for professional standing in the Cribbing Association are: 1. Good standing with the prof. 2. No blush. 3. Naive face. 4. Certain minimum of dashing courage. 5. Ability to rationalize that uneasy feeling of guilt. Always Mindful that Smart Collegians know their Wearables JA YS--on the Plaza Are showing the most extensive collection of wearable classics for town, sport and every occasion Play Clothes in the gayest and 'lovliest prints, out simple and clean- cut in design. Shorts, Shirts, Slacks, Cul- lottes, Play Suits from 61.95 230 ar A'ameda.l Llon me mnzn + LAZATTALL 4722 BROADWAY An ottrciotive cmd distinctive ploce for porties, din- ners, clonoes. . . J. C. Nichols Companies HAZEL CLOUGH L0gan 3456 Valentine 9493 Open Evenings 'Till 7 LOFT BEAUTY SHOPPE Permanents Our Specialty Nutri-Pak Machines Permanent Waving 16 years same location - same management 10 E 39th St. ici-Summer Modes 53.00 to 515.00 Q fashion lane hat shop 228 Alameda Rd. Plili For Better Work WOODSTOCK TYPEWRITERS Rent One - 3 Months - -85.00 903 Grand Avenue VIctor 3424 Page lime CRATAFGUS STAFF Editorial JEANNETTE SPEARs, Editor Feature Editor ............ Wilbur Mansfield Literary Editors Dorothy Carter Barney Rawlings Class Editors Wlilliam Dow, Senior jane Martin, Junior Lucille Southard, Soplioniore Jean Dunham, Ereslznian Pliotograpliic Editor ,s.,.,,---- ,Eddie Sghuett Assistant Pliotograplzic Editor--Alma Jane Evans Society Editors Betty Boutell Ann Jedlicka Art Staff Paul VVillson Lorraine Stith Business Business tllanager E.-aYaE - ---------- Roy Stgut Business Stajjc John Redman Glen Stebbins VVillard Warner Accountant ......-,....-.-------- Bill Gilbirdg KANGARCDCD STAFF VoL. ll HOVVARD GOSSAGE, Editor-in-Chief -Ernie Berlin Bette Macoubrie ,Managing Editor .En.,,7. ..-F--- Assistant Editor .E.....v.7 .4.- Associate Editor ..........-v-f- MHTY Harbord Contributing Editor ......o.,.,.--- A112111 P355 Campus Editor -....,......a-.-a Betty LHTid01'1 Photographic Editor ............ Eddie SChL1C'f'l Ercliaizge Editor .....o...4-.-f-, Bob Gfaffafh Business Advertising lllanager .,.,...... Gene Hitchcock Circulation Manager- ..n.. .- ..o. -Jim CO11SiC1iHC Secretary ..,..,.-,.,...... Georgia L66 Hupp Menilaer American Association of College Comics College Magazine Editorial Group Board oi Editors-College Humor Magazine Kangaroo published independently monthly by Howard Gossage, student at the University of Kansas City, is not an of.icial organ of the University but is approved by it. Reprint rights are extended to other accredited college mag- azines. All contributions must be addressed to Kangaroo, 4451 Tracy, Kansas City, Mo. National Advertising Representa- tives, W. B. Bradbury Co., 420 Lexington Avenue, New York City. Printers, Gough Publishing Co. Engravers, Burger- Baird Engraving Co. Sii A it- 5? gs XX X . -X WN tes X Q as gps-H sc.. s Q NYM -AS' . CW 41 i I W 'Z 'W We ex XXXXXE ,"- ., X N x x QV Q .. , Q 5 A Si . . Y N S X X Q L t S s N N m X MN X at , X N X X xx X X X F .si " F' x-X xx . x i rg Q bt New -X ON Q, W. sw Sr X 'x X swf ' S R S S S -S s X Talk to your own electric range dealer and get the facts about the new electric range. i ,.,.., t . . You will save hours of work each day if you let the automatic timer of the Electric Range watch your food for you. You get further savings in food because electric cooking practic- ally eliminate-s shrinkage. ' Enjoy the benefits of the ELECTRIC RANGE Kansas City Power 8: Light Company Baltimore at 14th Kansas City, Mo Page Sin: U C U' C .1 Qt! CRATAEOUS lSSUE of HOWARD GOSSAGE, Publislzcr JEANNETTE SPEARS, Editor ROY STOUT, Bus. Mgr. TABLE ot CONTENTS Speciol Features For Students Only Between the Beers . First Quadrangle Completed Sorority-Fraternity Psycho-analysis Ye Mugging Map of K. C. Campus Personalities Man ot the Year Gotta Dance . Student Government . This Year's Crop . The Sophomore Set-Up This and That About juniors Beauty Queen Candidates Organizations VVomen,s Pan Hellenic Beta Beta Delta . Beta Zeta . Chiko . Cho-Chin Sigma Beta . U and T . . . Inter-Fraternity Council Alpha Phi Omega . Bentonian . . Bounders Kegon . . Sigma Chi Psi As the Old West was an ADVENTURE to the Pioneer. . JE S0 will yourfirst visit be to the . . ,fffff C? ' ,W . Q si ' "5 I W E -ia. ua ,ti YJ ' - .2 ' K - I -L Q E' 1"-'ewvisssssk Tr?-21 y T ur: liit1',ttli1QSQ3ySg2rlijlililnzi 2 x xx x -6 Q -.1 1 M " reviews N- lt S sN.gse.,.f-egg WESTPORT ROOM Q It's an adventure in good eating. For the finest food is always served at Fred Harvey's. Then, too, there is adventure in the gay friendliness that prevails among the late supper crowds in the Cocktail Lounge and Restaurant. Our liquor shop has an unusual selection of popular brands at pre- vailing prices. We are exclusive cf"""ts for Bellows cS'z Co. fine wines. Free, well lighted. convenient parking IN THE UNION STATION Page SI"L'0lL V , A Things To Come , ' J Recently we were admitted to , that sanctuary adjoining the front office, called the "plans" room. 5 There were several hundred draw- .- ings. About two hundred of that i number had been piled in a corner for the janitor to collect in the morning. These were "old" plans, being drawn about two or three weeks ago. The man in charge of the room showed us the most recent, which had been struck off about an hour before. It was the future University of Kansas City. Down at the bottom of the draw- ing was a legend, identifying the numerous squares, etc., among which were "Union Houses," "Profes- sional Rowf' "Business Circle," and "Forestry Village." The man pointed to the map at a place which at the present time is the Plaza District. "That will go," the man said. "The Forty-eighth and Troost community will also go," the man said. "VVhere the Sixty-third and Brookside district is now located will be Professional Row," the man said. There was a very small dot that interested us. "That,', said the man. "is the storage houses for grounds equipment." At the present time it consti- tutes the university buildings. just then, a man rushed in with new plans. The Thirty-ninth and Main district had gone. .. O1.-1.- A Didactic Essay By the time this is published, the election will be over. That is deplorable, since the subject is im- portant to the point of crucial. Under ordinary conditions, we should have remained silent, but the recent student assembly opening the election campaign clarified a matter which, we, in true K. C. U. spirit, had not thought about. The point is, that the student council is too powerful a body on the campus. It was evident that Glenn Wfhitaker and his henchmen could have passed a motion to shoot Dr. Decker, and when any student body gets that powerful, it just isn't right. No sir. VVho wants to see Dr. Decker shot, just because Glenn VVhit- aker asks people to signify their approval by say- ing "Aye"? In view of the apparent danger, it would seem the election would be more spirited. At the present writing the only sign of life is an effigy of Vllhitaker hanging from the flagpole. Very effete. Now we would propose a few fist fights, setting fire to the gymnasium and a few virile tricks of that order. You see, with the university ex- panding to a point where it threatens to wipe out the whole south-side business district, the student council wields an alarming influence. And the best you can do is to pull that old effigy gag. Absolutely no interest in the election. The only explanation Page Eight . . .BETWEEN we can reach is that the students want to be domin- ated. You enjoy a dictatorship. Now, if the Fascist boys heard of this, where would we be? You would just think it lovely if we had another Hitler in this country, wouldn't you? That's the trouble with this whole country. Can't see the danger until it's already here, and then itis too late. Then you couldn't step out on the street without having a storm trooper watching you. That would be nice, wouldn't it? The founding fathers of this country weren't like that. I'll say they weren't. VVhy, at a time like this, they would be right in there fight- ing every minute of the day. It just goes to show you what this country is coming to. Democracy is doomed. .l-O-ll A Peculiar State of Affairs Dr. Decker the other night commented in a speech that he had never known a school in which the students took such a lively interest. There is a vein of hidden irony here. On several occasions, Dr. Decker, after hoarding an administration secret with great assiduity, has revealed it with evident expectation of seeing the news fall like a bombshell among the unsuspecting students. At first, he con- tributed their lack of emotion to a high degree of urbanity. By now, however, he has learned that students are already aware of all secrets. In fact, they know all the details. "Deck,', with typical good-naturedness, laughs it off and converts it into a compliment for his lively-minded student body. Secretly, he is quite discouraged. - The Tragedy of Growing Up It is with a great deal of sorrow that we see the university growing into the respectable age. Col- leges, in their evolutionary processes, go through three stages: First, radicalism, second, conserva- tism, and third, assurednessism. Obviously, we are passing into the second stage. In the first years of this university, there was never a week went, by without the birth of some controversial subject,- to which our young satirists gave their best efforts. It was a golden age. Today, the student body views such movements with a fine in- difference, engendered, they belive, 'U by the increased sophistication of N a more mature institution. This, of f course, is a form of decadence, re- sulting in insipid student elections, "X half-hearted support of Student I I 0 Q UQ 0 O Q' O U! the BEERS . . . activities. It will be some time be- fore we go into the final stage in which there will be a renaissance of the original enthusiasm, based on the conviction that whatever .I our school does is right. Then will come an end to those enervating comparisons with "larger and older schools." . -T-O- Candid Camera It is an interesting peculiarity of human nature that it is impossible to know what it will take up next. In 1933, it was minature golf, in 1934, yo-yo tops, 1935, tree-sitting contests, 1936, bucket beer, 1937, frozen suckers, and today Q193SD candid cameras. Candid cameraing, as the name implies, is the art of getting candid shots of people. Favorite candid camera shots are, people bending over, people eating, people making love, people with their mouths open, people with their dresses up, in gen- eral, people who don't know their pictures are be- ing taken. The successful candid cameraman is a combination of the Deerslayer and Robinson Crusoe. He stalks his quarry with consummate skill, taking advantage of all available coverage, some- times creeping under an old armadillo shell and sometimes rolling about like a tumbleweed-finally bursting forth clicking his camera. Itis something like playing Indian, except more fun. And no one gets hurt. As Plato said: Ec forsec tu scabsecet rox matec forsud, C"The candid camerman has more fun than any body."j .....O,.. The Middle-Western Culinary Art The word "salad,', we have learned, is about as all-inclusive as "romantic" That was borne out when we purchased a sandwich at our local cafe- teria labeled 'Kham salad," which contained, as far as we could ascertain, the following: marshmallows, a variety of deep-sea fish, mayonaise. ground pickle and a strong odor. We young middle-west- ferners, as our mothers have long since learned, thrive on very simple fare. The fundamental foods such as meat and potatoes, done up in no disguised forms, are what we call good eating. lo-1. How To Be Popular XfVe would like to think that it was our influence that de-popularized "driving like hell to the Plaza." VVe get a lot of fun out of ruining people's good time. But today, instead of piling the car so high with assorted students and off to the Plaza. we find there is another criterion of social popularity. XWe will call it "fooling around in the browsing roomf' The technique follows: gather up several boon companions. Enter browsing room and select a few likely-looking girls therein. It is much better if girls are young. Approach girls and begin to tease them. Pull their chairs about the room, pull them down on the floor. Laugh loudly and talk fast. VVatch Marshall Lovett and do what he does. Shove girls around and laugh. After you get tired of shoving them around and talking loud, chatter loudly and push them around. Also watch Marshall Lovett and do what he does. MOM.. The Significance By adopting the above technique you will gain a two-fold reward. You will be popular and in addition will attain that Valhalla of college men- among the girls you be known as a "case" MO...- Now That Spring Is Here In a very few weeks the summer season will be with us and everyone will become hysterical about going to Colorado or spending a couple of weeks in the Gzarks. Now the subject of resort vacations is too extensive to be covered in a paragraph or two. As a matter of fact, a complete dissertation on the great American vacation should include anticipation, preparation, departure, the vacation proper, sunburn, homecoming and collapse. We want to reflect on a minor point, the names of summer cabins. Now we are the last people in the world to cry out against suspected foreign propaganda. We have had very little to say concerning "Moscow gold," "the Yellow Peril," "the Rome-Berlin-jersey City Axis," or the "Nazi-American Build," but let's use some common sense. If a certain foreign govern- ment Cwhich we would rather not mention herej doesn't name these cabins, then who does? It is our opinion that this is subversive propaganda through which this certain government wants to tear down our self respect, and then when we get so we just don't give a hoot, send in a million robots to kill our men and carry our women and children off to a fate worse than death itself. For example let me call your horrified gaze to Kamp Kill Kare, Kumfy Kozy Kabin Kamp, or Lake Hopanchugarsquameag Qin Mainej. At these hot beds of radicalism and espionage one may find such appellations as "All Inn," f'Cfeorge's Roost," and the in- evitable "Dew Drop Inn." If we ever build a cabin, we are going to call it "Dew Drop Deadf' -Allan E. Paris Page Nine First Quadrangle Completed The new Liberal Arts building, constructed dur- ing the summer and opened to classes this fall, completes the first quadrangle of the University of Kansas City. This latest addition to the campus- three stories of native stone, red tile and copper drain pipes-is the gift of an anonymous donor. An impressive structure of Hcollegiate gothic" style, the new building dominates the southeast corner of the campus. University facilities are greatly enlarged by the Liberal Arts buildingys twenty recitation and con- ference rooms, numerous faculty offices, large, sound-proofed lecture hall, little theater and cafe- teria. The building at present houses the depart- Pugc Toni ments of psychology, mathematics, social sciences, modern languages, economics and art. The new building is as attractive inside as out. Its well-polished composition floors, recessed door- ways set in pointed arches, walnut woodwork and many windows make a pleasant environment in which neither beauty nor utility has been sacrificed. The "pink and blue" ceiling of Spanish inspira- tion in the entrance hall was at first viewed with a degree of suspicion by the students taking posses- sion of the building. But todav our colorful ceiling has been accepted by even the most critical. An important addition to campus history and our meager fund of tradition is the bell hanging in the Liberal Arts tower. The big, sweet-toned bell, which rings the hours, is a relic from an old Miss- ouri River tug. Classes were considerably discom- posed by the old bell's erratic habits during its first weeks with us, but it now seems to be well under the control of an automatic system, and has been sounding out with admirable accuracy. The large and modernly equipped cafeteria on the first floor. west wing, was enthusiastically wel- comed by the student body. Filling a long descried need for a campus jelly joint, the cafeteria is never empty of students lingering over the eternal "cig- arette and coke." Venetian blinds and well-placed tables help to make loafing agreeable, and there is still hope that more ashtrays and a nickelodeon will find a home there soon. Next year the Liberal Arts building will no long- er be "the new buildingf' Already it is so much a part of the campus that it is hard to recall the time when the ground it occupies was tall grass and quail nests. Landscaping and connecting walks integrate it with the older buildingsg well-planned architecture make harmonious relationships. The Liberal Arts building completes the first quadrangle of the campus. But in rounding out the educational facilities of the University and giving new opportunities for recreational companionship, it has completed even more importantly, we feel, a quadrangle of student life. -Jllary Harbord I 1 .sew-611 --'iff -, :H Q a ,Q ,vt ,, L y. . Page 7'zc'fl'ur STUDENT Upper' Left: Mike l'Cigar" DeFeo, passed out El Ropos on elec- tion day and took one hour and a hal fto vote. lt seem- ed that he was wrestling with the problem of whether to vote for himself or not. VVith him is Rex Morgan, who ran on the Vo-camp ticket with Mike. Morgan is Business aMnager of the Unews and it seems that the staff thinks he likes VVatkins' Drug Store better than work. Upper Right: john McNeely, freshman Bentonian, who has been at the top of a very interesting triangle for some time. Second Row: Gene Davis, joe Taylor and Wfhitney Sunderland, Geology Majors, who are, believe it or not, relaxing between strenuous classes. Third Row: An interior of an early morning lab, where young science students get crooked backs from looking through microscopes at phloem cells and plastids. Fourth Row: Bob Doctor is happy because he doesn't own the car by which the distinguished gentleman is standing. The car belongs to Ed Lewis. The story behind this picture is one of the best of the year. This policeman found seven Ford V-Ss on the wrong side of the street, facing the wrong way and parked by no-parking signs. He was about to plaster them with tickets when he learned that they all belonged to a group of detectives who were taking a course at the U. F WO Qwl if . W I QQ I I W! SNAPS Top Riglzi Pyramid of Patty Power, Berniece Ross and Mary Ellen Stewart, plus a Beta Beta Delta foresome of Laura Nickerson, Berniece Ross, Patty Jean Campbell and Madge Johnson. Puzzle-who is missing? Madge Johnson and jim Rawlings . . . but where is Lil Burch? This snow scene was taken on recognition day, April Sth. Nine inches of snow. Loiver Left Standing are Kay Dominick, Dub Crow and John Hughes, while Harry McDonald and Alene Ragan play a mean game of mumble-peg. Middle Right Howard Speer, known by every one who has taken Geology of any kind. Howard is the official student who runs the motion picture machine for the Geology lectures and classes. Betty Simpson is the awed person with her mouth open. It looks like Bob Grafrath, A. P. O. president will get at least one paper in this year if he doesnlt loose it before he gets to class. vans L , .X I Each sorority and fraternity soon assumes a definite personality. From the day of its founding, it takes on certain traits just as an individual expresses his own innate characteristics. The so- cial groups at K. C. U. have had only five years to develop-in fact most of them are considerably younger than that-yet they have already achieved vastly different personalities. O Do A Good Deed Daily Alpha Phi Omega is the Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde of the campus. It may be for a time at group of serious-minded boy scouts, while several days later it suddenly becomes the 'fglad-to-see-you-outu frat which demonstrates its evil powers by nabbing up a loin's share of the prize rushees. Never try to forecast the actions of A. P. O. O 'Tse A Muggin"' Next we come to the rah-rah girls. They are always in there pitching Cwith you or at youj. Upon being introduced to a member of Beta Beta Delta, it is best to cover up and call a retreat, or you will soon have either bought a ticket or "asked for a datef' They are connected somehow with an extra chapter at Junior College. .-i.O.- The Case of the Missing Co-eds This is the sorority of mystery. It is somewhat secretive, giving many private affairs. Rather large, its girls always go around together. Beta Zeta is the name-the Madame X of K. C. U. This sorority is the youngest on the campus, having been here for only two years. . Hide-Here Comes a Bentonian Bentonian-it makes you think of dancing. This club dances constantly. It is the jig-a-boo of the campus. It's Friday night at the Pla-Mor, Satur- day at the script dance, and Sunday afternoon at the nickleodeon dance. Every member is loaded down with tickets which he thrusts on the unwary. They are the flashy boys of the school. T,.T . ' ' D15 Fame-Through Courtesy of the U News AA- I A f Chiko might be characterized as riding high, wide and hand- 5 V some, although there is a sober '- element, we hope. The many - "whoop-it-up" girls lend a gay Page fiazirlewi - - - Psycho Q A touch to its dances. Somehow, "P5:" Vfi"i11l:" 1-I-'51 it . - A T' NT this sorority always got the IT1O5t ,fit jf'2fif?ii5 ' wonderful write-up in the U I, FX x : V News every week. ' A F 7 ' i , I 4 f . .H 1- 4 . ' -0-H .A-, I A 'VA 5 fi I T Tliiii There Were Ten Pretty Girls- If any sorority could be called the "vamp" of K. C. U. it is Cho-Chin. This club bears heavily of physical pulchritude and swing dancing. Its only reason for existance seems to be to give its members a chance to pay back some boy 6 friends by treating them to an occasional dance. 1 -O- - Under the Table Although this frat is sometimes called Kegon, it is known to many as the "Thank God it's Fri- day" club. They groan through the week to come unexpectedly to life on Friday about 2.00 P. M. From then until Monday they go around with "some of the boys" really enjoying life. But then comes Monday and again rthey hibernate. .Ti..T..O The Most-Members Sorority May we now present the sophisticates of K. C. U. The little girls who think they know their way around. The Sigma Betas. However, this sorority is slipping, for every now and then one of its members can be seen actually acting natural. VVhen not occupied with dazzling the males, the Sigma Betas spend their time joining and dropping out of Girl's Pan-Hell. . Get In There and Pitch The Sigma Chi Psi's are really nice guys when you get beneath that "what's it to you" shell. These are the boys who can take it, for no pledge is admit- ted who cannot stay out every night for a week without weakening. Their girls are select and few. O Having A Wonderful Time One club at K. C. U. has definitely reformed. Last year 90 per cent of the members of U and I Sorority went steady. This year, according to the president, none go steady. However. it does happen that 90 per cent of the members accept dates with only one boy. They are the clinging vine type and lucky is the one to whom they cling. if I ' m DA -"' WC fit QD! 9 1. 9 ' -J M1250 Analysis - - - Order Please! The Inter-Fraternity Council and the VVomen,s Pan-Hellenic Council are the two groups consisting of the two best arguers from each sorority and fraternity. Their excuse for holding meetings is to solve their problems and promote general good feeling among the various groups. In reality they hand out tickets, pay dues, and argue for positions on the political tickets. .MOM A New Order Have you heard of the Bounders' Club? just organized this year, it claims the distinction of be- ing the first social group to be officially recognized by the school and chartered by the Student Council. There is much secrecy and mystery in its origin. o First Sorority and Fraternity Awards The Student Council was generous this year and gave awards not only to sixteen outstanding people, but to the two social organizations that had the highest percentage of extra-curricular points. Alpha Phi Omega received the highest ranking percental with an average of 14.5 per member. U and I sorrority received the highest of the feminine organizations with an average of 7.6 per member. The awards take the form of a black and gold plaque on which is engraved the A. S. A. Sorority and Fraternity award, with the name of the organization winning and the year in which it won. The organizations must have the highest per- centage the next year also or the plaques will be taken away and given to the organizations which do have the highest ranking. The A. P. O.'s and the U and Ils are already visualizing how nice the plaque will look hanging on the wall of their clubroom in the building to be started in the near future. But looking at the treasurys of all the clubs it seems as though they will have nothing to put in the clubrooms, that is, excepting the two -winners of the awards., and they will have only the plaques. Anyhow, it was a good idea and the organizations like it. .1 O- Nominated for Outstanding Members of: zz.. V. ,,,--v ---v - , . -'- - fn.:-gA11:'f" w BETA BETA DELTA 2 2 22 cw ' . . A ' - - f fa.-lull.. 15: Lillian Burch JZQZV '11, ,L 2,4 .f"0"v'vlr"? I f v uf f. -,M an -'rf JL' ov ' 96 99 feufizizf a- Jane Crawford . ao'-Q229' ' ' " B ETA ZETA- Ann Corbin 5 Mary Petrie p CHIKO- Ann jedlicka ' Betty Mills CHO-CHIN- Doris Jean Bramley Lee VVelsh SIGMA BETA- Thelma Monsees Mary I-Iarbord U and I- Jane Martin Jeannette Spears A. P. O.- Glen VVhitaker Munson Howe BENTONIAN- Roy Stout Frank McKibben BOUNDERS CLUB- Howard Gossage Bill McDonell KEGON- Dick Brown Lloyd Doolittle SIGMA CHI PSI- Jack Kinzy Rex Morgan ..O -l As each sorority and fraternity has its own char- acteristics, so does it have its outstanding members and leaders, There are those individuals that help their organization along by their very activities and connections around the campus. As the old saying goes "there must be all kinds of people to make up the worldf' so it goes for the sororities and fraternities, "there must be all kinds of people to make up these groups." Page Fifteen M nw?-1 First Roto: Jane Martin, Mary Jane XVishropp, Jane Crawford, Mary Lou Stocks. Second Row: 0 O Margaret Smith, Mary Petri, Doris 1 Jean Bramley, Ann Jedliclca. Tlzird Row: Frances Daily, Frances O'Mara, Thelma Monsees, Mary Harbord. Beta Beta Delta I FRANCES O'MARA JANE CRAVVFORD S 2 S Beta Zeta MARY PETR1 FRANCES DAILY , . Q Pan-I-Ie emo MARY JANE VVISHROPP ANN JEDLICKA Clio-Clzin A I DORIS JEAN BRAMLEY MARY LOU STOCKS Sigma Beta MARY HARBORD THELMA MONSEES U and I 1 JANE MARTIN MARGARET SMITH f First Semester HZ.Xf0fy Mary Petri, President Jeannette Spears, Vice-President I F- - OM - - '- Tlie W'omen's Pan-Hellenic Association lanceb a1a':?cUefm3 teas formed in 1935 to foster social actizti- A1311 JHHC YJ"1Sl11'Opp, TI'GGSlll'67' ties on tlie lazifeersity campus, and to create a Sffirit of friendly co-Ofleration Dollh Jean Bramley, Sgt-'f7f'A7'77'15 .L between tlze 'various 'ZK'0ll7L'II,.S' organisa- tions. The association, composed of rep- resentatives of si.v sororities, regulates rzzsliing and keeps a calendar of coming social events. Tivo tea dances were spons- ored by the association tlzis year, and in tlie second semester, a tea was gizien for 'zvomen students newly enrolled in the lvl1l'Z'C'I'.YZ-fy. PUl'll-Flifllllillifj sororities are Beta Beta Delta, Beta Zeta, Clziko, Clio- Clzin, Sigma Beta and I' Sz l. Page Sixteen Second Semester Mary Jane VVishropp, President Jane Martin, Vice-President Mary Lou Stocks, Secretary Jane Crawforcl. Treasurer Frances Daily, Sgt.-at-Arms Frances O'Mara Q I7 F I C E R S First .SII'llI!'SfI'l' President Betty Talldy Vice'-Prcsia'm1t Martha Jean Randall Sggrgtgry Gene Morley Trpagurpr Madge Johnson Sgr,-affirms Margaret Ridge Hisformni LIIIIHI1 BUTCI1 Rush Captain Beta Beta Serand Svnivster Jane Crawford Peggy Remick Margaret Ridge Martha Jean Randall Madge Johnson Margaret Ridge Betty Macoubrie Hz'5i0ry Beta Beta Delta of the Z.Il1I"Z'f'I',S'Iiy of Kansas City was founded in I933 as a roiznectcd braurlz of the fzmior College vlzaptvr. Beta has been particulary active on the can1p1is in dramatifs, mzzsir, the art rizib, and this year in the Toplzatters' Club. ACTIVE MEMBERS LILLIAN BURCH PATTY JEAN CAMPBELL LALA COCHRAN JANE CRAWVFORD DOROTHY DABBS DALE JOHNSTON MADGE JOHNSON BETTY MACOUBRIE DORIS MCCONNELL LAL RA NICIXFRSON FRANCES O'MARA MILDRED PARTONNAR MARGARET RIDGE ' A BEIRNICE ROSS if-, I 4 4 Wd BETTY THARPE RITA VALENTINE :x M: L'11' B ly C f d, Margaret Ridge, Doris McConnell. .SUCOIIZII Rate: Bernice Ross LggyfogidwgllIaIIettLI'rC'IIl1aI1iI1IIi lgiiiav iiialentine, Madge Johnson. Third Raw: Mildred Partoonar, Laura Nick- I V erson, Dorothy Dabbs, Frankie O'Mara, Patty Campbell Page Sczieizteciz CDE E ICERS First Sv1111'st1'1' Mary Louise Collis P,-m,',JC,,f F 11311065 Daily lf7iCC'P,'CSl.dl7llf Marie Rasmussen gets,-,f,,,3. Sara Lee McNally Tygasym-gy Dorothy C31't51' C0rrc's,b011di11g Sec' Ann Corbin 5,455 lxilafy Frances Scott Sgt.-gf-A471113 S'1'r011cl St'lllCSff'?' Frances Daily Anne Coen Mary Grace Burke Sara Lee McNally Rita Keating Mary Petri Mary Frances Scott Hz'st0ry gpm Zffg, was flllllltifli in 1936 at the I'111'w1'sity of Kansas City with the Delta 621111111151 1711111111116 as a sponsor. The chap- ter of flmiclz dzarfcr 111e111bU1's has in,- rrmsczz' to ttcwlty-tlirmf actizic' 111e111berS today. Bfta Zeta is incl!-le110zw1 in CU111Pl!S cu't1'z'1'tifs, 1110 111c111b01'sl1ip itzclizding offi- cers of tlzc' I1liSf07'j' club, and 111e111be1's of tlzc Lnzezus staff. . J, ACTIVE MEMBERS M1 GRACE BURKE J Wit MA DAMMANN F DOROTHY JEAN CARTER BETTY CLARK , ANNE coEN J MARY LOUISE COLLIS J ANN CORBIN A 3 FRANCES DAILY y Z 5, JEWEL FERGUSON ,l G G ' VIRGINLA HARRISON i RITA KEATING JEAN LAND MARY PETRI MARY FRANCES scoTT JUNE STITES JANE TUTTLE GERALDINE VVELLS BETTY VVOLFE First Row: Virginia Harrison, Dorothy Carter, Frances Daily, Betty Clark, Bette VVolfe, Ann Coen Marie Rasmussen. .SlC'L'01ld Row: Juanita Hoecker, Dorothy Simmons, Mary Grace Burke, Ann Corbin Mary Frances Scott, Jean Land, Geraldine Wells. TI11'r11' Row: Wilitia Dannnann, Mary Petri, Ntarv Louige Collis Rita Keating, Jewell Ferguson, Jane Tuttle, Hope Messing. ' ' Page Eighteen O S. IN ., if, ' f' nfrg. 27:21 fifth? 'J-C. 341 ,- , E? sei' D . 'EF-9. Mo, ...TL V, 5. 1 QQ - v-- P' Q 1 1' F! J" 'em C1"lff'lar'l. Betty Boutell, Gwen Reddy, Lucille Southard, Ann Jedlicka, Jane Restrick, E "1ropp, Josephine Gregg. Seeoazfl Raw: Faye Saunders, Martha Breen, Mar- garet Monett, . een, Marjorie Janssen, Betty Mills, Vera Cameron, Ann Etzenhauser. ACTIVE MEMBER Q 4 S if r Chiko ' OEEICERS ' Firsf Semester Second Seuzesfer Mary Jane Wlishropp President A1111 Jedlicka Ann Jedlicka Vice-President Gwen Reddy , Louise Borzone Secretary M3-TY JHHC VViShV0PP Jo Gregg Trefzszzrer Jo Gregg Lucille Southard RH,-If Capmm JZLHC RGSf1'iCk - Jane Restrick Sgt.-at-A 1'111 s Lucille S0Uth3fd LOUISE BORZONE BETTY BOUTELL MARTHA BREEN VERA CAMERON ANN ETZENHAUSER JOSEPHINE GREGG MARJORIE JANSSEN ANN JEDLICKA MARGARET KOCH MARGARET MAHER ELIZABETH MCQUEEN BETTY MILLS MARGARET MONNETT GVVEN REDDY JANE RESTRICK EAYE SAUNDERS LUCILLE SOUTHARD MIRL-XM SUTHERLAND MARJORIE SPAHR MARY JANE WISHROPP Hz'yf0ry Chiko sorority, fomzded in 1933, is lhe oldest sorority 011 fhe eampzfs. Fifty girls have been izzifialed .riuee the orgalzisafion was foznzfled by the seifeu elzarler mem bers. The Chileos lzazfe been aefizfe 011- the t'CIIllf7Il,S', iuimzlzig frsl flare in fhe beaufj routes! lasf year. They also lzfwe had sez' eral sel10la1'.rh1'fv 'ZQ'l'l1lZfZ'I'S. The soeiefy and l'fllIIf71l.Y editors of the Vlzews and sefveml 1lZL'II1'l7Cl'.S' of the lmarrls of eonfrol hazie been of this .r0rorz'ly, Page Nineteen 1 l'iI.l'.Yf Row: Patty Power, Lucile Cahill, Doris Jean Bramley, Jean Miller, Maureen Carlock, Mary Lou Stocks. Second Razr: June Cline, Mary Alice McKay, Barbara Jean Wlarner, Bernieee Jewell, Lee VVelsh, Josephine Duffy ACTIVE MEMBERS DORIS JEAN BRAMLEY LUCILLE CAHILL MAUREEN CARLOCK JUNE CLINE X 'X Jo DUFFY BERNIECE JEWELL -wg:-' .l SHIRLEY JOHNSON MARY ALICE McKAY Cho-Chin PATTY POVVER MARY LOU STOCKS BARBARA JEAN VVARNER LEE VVELCH Hz'sf0ry C110-Clzin was fonnrlen' in l9l3 at Junior College, and ll1e rlzafvfer now Zillflllflflf fifteen lIIC'lIIl7F7'J from the K. C. II. emnjv- ns. C1110-CIIIIIIS are f1ef1'1'e in selzool affairs -filling sfzrzlenlt go1'e1'nn1en! nffires and planes on fl1e lnzews .fluff Page Tzeenty First S6'l7IC'.YlCl' Nancy Mahin Gertrncle Cable Avanell Lukens Mary Lou Stocks Doris Jean Brainley Betty Crainer OFFICERS Second Semester President Doris Jean Bramley Vive-Presidcnr Mickey Harrison .S'errefary 'l'rea.r11re1' .S'0l'1.Cll Cllllllllltlll S-fjf.-at-.41'111s Mary Lou Stocks Jean Miller Maureen Carlock Betty C rainer . 7 4 WO W0 Q to we Flifsf Sflllfsffl' Seeond Semester Hiytoy-.y Mary I-Iarhord President Mary I-I-arhord A116116 Ragzm 1'vIff"P"U5'idf"'l A116116 Regan Sigina Beta sorority was founded at K. Georgia VVitter gm-Cfam. Thelma Monsees T,-m51,,fp,- Mary Lou Hatcher 5gf,-af-Ar,,,5 Georgia Lee Hupp Pledge Capt. Betty Muehlschuster Ruglz Capt. fy: ' Betty Muehlschuster Katherine Dominick Mary Lou Hatcher Georgia Lee Hupp C. U. on tllay 16, 1934. The original nienzbers were part of V. V. V. sorority at J. C. Sigma Betas have figured prom- inently in. student government, dranzatics, nzusieal productions, and publicaltions work. They have had sir beauty queens. Virginia Gatchell ACTIVE MEMBERS JEAN BIERLEY IX ANCY GLOVER MARY HARBORD MARY LOU HATCHER MARJORIE HEIMBROOK KATHERINE DOMINICK JEANNE MARIE DOXVNEY VIRGINIA GATCHELL U T MARJORIE LOVEJOY THELMA MONSEES BETTY MUELSCHUSTER BEVERLY NIXON JANE POINDEXTER ALLENE RAGAN VIRGINIA -SANDERS HELEN SENTER LAURA MAY STANSELL GEORGIA LEE HUPP MARY JUNE KERNODLE KATHERINE KELLY CECIL KING KATHLEEN TORBERT MARGARET WARRICK DOROTHY WILEY GEORGIA WITTER lfirsl Roto: Thelma Mousees. Muehlschuster, Georgeia Lee orie Lovejoy, Nancy Glover, Saunders, Cecil King, Helen Marv Lou Hatcher, Allezie Ragan, Mary Harbord, Katherine Dominick, Betty HL1171I..SiFL'0IIlf Row: Marjorie Heimbrook, Dorothy XViley, Jean Bierley, Mari- Marv Louise Mattson, Georgia XVitter, Margaret VVarrick. Third Row: Virginia Senter, Beverly Nixon, Laura May Stansell, Jane Poindexter, Kathleen Torbert, Virginia Gatchell, Katherine Kelley Page Twenty-one Firsi' Smzrsfcv' Jeannette Spears Jane Martin Margaret Smith Sue Holland Virginia Foster Alma Jane Evans Rush Capt. OFFICERS Srroxzu' Swzzcster Hziyfgfy Pmcidmif Jane Martin 1"Yil'U-PI'UX1.df'l1f Vi1'gi1IiaFOStC1' I' Sq I is the oldcsl' sorority in the city and was Jf0llll!I'f'lf ai Junior College: the -qf4"'PfUVJ' Sally Long K. C. L'. rI1r1Pfc1' sffmrafffd from the J. C, group in l937. U Sz l'S f1C1'L'C UNH nzcnzbcrs of the staff of the IfiIlC7,US, have Ima' an editor of the Crafaegus, and have pfzrfifipntc in plays you the rampzzs. Trgggurpr flxllllfi -JHHC IEVZLUS Syf,-at-Arms Xfllgfllllil Hllllllef Margaret Smith ACTIVE MEMBERS JOYCE AMLUXEN JEAN DUNHAM -,, ALMA JANE EVANS ffmpj VIRGINIA FOSTER A-ziggy MARY HARMON .AL JANE MARTIN MARGARET NEVVCOMB RUTH REISS CECILE SHELTON an JEAN SHRIVER MARGARET SMITH GRACE SOLE JEANNETTE SPEARS MARY ELLEN STEVVART FREDA VVALKER MARGARET WVESTLAKE MARY VVINKELMAN WINIFRED VVOODS liirsf Row: Cecile Shelton, Alma Jane Evans, Margaret Smith, Jane Martin, Jeannette Spears, Virginia Foster, Mary Ellen Stewart, Mary VVinkelman. .Slt'f'0I1d Row: Ruth Reiss, Mary Harmon, Joyce Amluxen, Freda Page Ttufzity-two VValker, Jean Shriver, VVinifred VVOocls, Margaret Newcomb, Jean Dunham. no Q ll Q0 R ,I I WO W. First Row: James Gatchell, Vllillard XVarner, Roy Stout, jack Kinzy. Seeond Roto: . Bill Dow, Bob Grafrath, Glenn ' Stebbins. Third Row: Bob Roepe, Jim Rawlings, W'ard Fickie. MEMBERS Alpha Phi Omega , I RoR GRAFRATH VVILLARD WARNER Q JIM RAVVLINGS BoB RoEPE Y Bcntonian I ROY sToUT GLENN STEBBINS C founcnl Kegon JAMES GATCHELL HAROLD MEYERS Sigma Chi Psi JACK KINZY WARD FICKIE Tfisrofy W OFFICERS ' Roy Stout, President XVillard XVarner, Vive-President james Gatchell, Seeretary Jack Kinzy, Treasurer The Inter-fraternity Council was formed in 1935 for the purpose of promoting bet- ter ziizderstaizding between soeial organisa- tions on the eanifms, and encouraging eo-operation with the lvl!!-'Z'L'7S1.lj' aa'1nini- stration. The eonneil has sneeessfizlly regnlatea' fraternity rushing, ana' this year eondnefea' lzielding for pledges through the offiee of the dean. lt sffonsoreal an, inter- fraternity baseball eanipetition clnriizg the szzninier of 1937. The eouneil is Composed of rejvresentatifoes from Alpha Phi Omega, Bentonian, Kegan and Sigma Chi Psi fraternities. Page Tzuenty-three T" L. ..,. ...wav gyv. h7y'Q,,,g.fei ,,. 6 .V n7fZ4mJw-w-Liww A W First Row: Munson Howe, Glen Whitaker, Williard Warner, Bob Roepe, Bob Grafrath, Bob, Noll, Bob Keller. Jimmy S d R B'11 P t A J h B rnard Koehler Bill Campbell Dr Raymond Stone Sam Alpha Phi Gant, Roy Stout. econ ow: 1 aren , ce o nson, e , , . I If Thomas, John Redman, Howard Gossage, Roland Bierley. Third Row: Leonard Rowland, Roger Atzenweiler, B111 Mc- Donell, Arthur Charvat, Ted Chamberlain, Bob Kelley, Roy Beach, Charles Povlovich. Fourth Row: Wllbur Mansfield, Walker Rodman, Bill Porter, Ted Weiss, Royce Stoenner, Marshall Lovett, George Sieh, Bill Harder Omega ,fn gill Kr! ', , -9, .. X ow 7 SxX:g'f'3:i0V Q I '9 ' AX T ' 'es f , vgaL3iQ I Af. - .I Jlillvl ' QEElCERS First Semester Second Semester VVillard VVarner P,-Q-,'dmf Bob Grafrath Munson Howe L'1'fp-Pre5idgnf Bob Roepe Jim Rawlings Secretary Bob Noll Bill McDonell Tfmw,-M' Bob Keller Howard Gossage 5gf,-gf-A,-my Royce Stoenner Bob Keller Historian Charles Povlovich Bob Grafratli C40l'l'U,S'fJ0llC17illQ Sedy. Jimmy Gant Glen Nlhitaker Crifig VVillard WarIIer Page Twenty-four ACTIVE MEMBERS ROGER ATZENWEILER ROY BEACH ROLAND BIERLEY BILL CAMPBELL TED CHAMBERLAIN ART CHARVAT JAMES CONSIDINE JIMMY GANT HOVVARD GOSSAGE BOB GRAFRATH MUNSON HOWE ACE JOHNSON B OB KELLER BOB KELLEY BERNARD KOEHLER MARSHALL LOVETT BILL MCDONELL VVILBUR MANSEIELD BILL MILLER BOB NOLL CHARLES PovLovICH JIM RAWLINGS JOHN REDMAN BoB ROEPE GEORGE SIEH ROYCE STOENNER SAM THOMAS VVILLARD WARNER ' TED NVEIS GLEN WHITAKER ROY SToUT Hz'sf0ry Alpha Eta rhajwter of Alpha Phi Omega, national serziife fraternity, was founded at the IvIli'Z'f'I'.l'I.I'J' of Kansas City in 1934. Alplza Eta fhaptei' gives cz Unizfersity sehohzrshijv each year to a seout from girater Kansas City. Besides their ser- wzee work, the fl. P. Ofs are active so- riully, hola' stzfdeizt goziermizieizt offices. ond f7U1'f1.L'I.f7t1fU in fvzrblieatioizs work and zlztrailzzzral sports. OO UO FQ First Semester Roy Stout Bill Dow Bill Brown Greg Good Kenneth Glassburn George Eblin George Rider OFFICERS President Vice-Presidefzt Secretary Treasurer Sgt.-at-A rms Social Cllfllfllldll Critic Q11 Second SC7111C'Sf6l' George Eblin Bill Dow john MeNeeley Gene Olson Beverly Haynes Bill Dow Roy Stout ffzlvfory Beufonianz, fozm-ded in 1922 at Junior Col- lege as a literary soeiefy, exists today as a social frafe1'uz'z'y with eighteen 111L'1'lll7C7'.S' from the K. C. ll. ea1111m.x'. Beufonians have held many sizzdeazf goverlzrzlzevzf offi- ees, are active in fmblieofioizs work, Top- l1affe1'.r and ilLfl'O'7lIll7'Ul sports. They won flie elm111jvio1zsl11'fJ in the 1937 s1u1111zer baseball league sponsored by the Infer- frczterfzify Comzcfl. ACTIVE MEMBERS BILL BYRUM el f BILL Dow 135 f ALEX ELEM1NGToN , JACK GEREKE 3, ARMAND GLENN GREGORY GOOD " BILL HENSLEY FRANK MCKLBBIN I JOHN MCNEELEY JOHN REDMAN en TERREL STATHAM BoE STAUFFER GLENN STEBBINS RoY sToUT Q ED VAUGHN VVILLARD VVARNER GLEN W'I-HTAKER CHARLES YOUNG l i lfirsf Role: Gltn XYhitaker, Glen Stebbins, John McNecley, Bill Dow, Roy Stout, Bill Hensley. Second Roto: l Frank McKibben, Johnny Redman, Ed Vaughan, Armand Glenn, Gregory Good, XVillard Hlarner. Tlzirzl Roto: Terrel Statham, Bob Stauffer, Charles Young, Alex Flemington, Bill Byrum. Page Tu'e11fy-five . . .,.-.........-...-. ,,, - 1- iff 0 .1 OFFICERS Bill McDonell, Pl'P.9I.llClIf H owzi rcl Gossage, Vice-Preszaelif Royce Stoenner, Secretary Roger Atzenweiler, Treasurer Allan Paris, Arcl11't'1'5f Charles Satterlee, Sgt.-at-Arms Hz'sf0ry The Bonnalers Club is a social organiza- tion, founded in liebruary, 1938, lt began zvifli fifteen aefive members all enrolled in the l,'111'1'e1'.vz'ty. The Bozuzders Club is the first rlub to be officially recognised by ll1e adn1i1zz'strafio1z of the l,'uz'versz'f3'. The uzeuzliers are active 011 the eauzfnzls. Three of its members founded the Kangaroo, 011-C refvorfs for fhe K. C. Star, and one eclifs the U-News. ACTIVE MEMBERS ROGER ATZENVVEILER ROLAND BIERLEY ARMAND GLENN HOVVARD GOSSAGE BoB GRAFRATH PAUL RARTsoNiS C:DlQ11f1 6EB1?E3 BERNARD RAWHJNGS BoB ROEPE ROBERT KELLER BHl,MfDONELL lQ1 ALLAN PARIS JIM RAWHJNGS CHARLESSATTERLEE RoYCEsToENNER Q0 CARL JOHNSON . Honorary illembers RICHARD FOWLER V HENRY B. HILL HENRY G. HILKEN O lfirxf Rrrzu: Roger Atzenweiler, Royce Stoenner, Bill McDonell, ,lim Rawlings, Howard Gossag-6. 5'm.0mf W Q Row: Paul Kartsonis, Bob Grafratli, Armand Glenn, Allan Paris. Third Row: Charles Satterlee, Bob Roepe, Page T'ZUF1l'f-X'-.YlI M r. Carl Johnson. at M if :lk Y, 9 I Q zieionfo Q 'rf First Row: john Blomquist, Bill Berner, Marshall Nickel, James Gatchell, James Belwood, Ralph Taylor, Arthur Hassenpflug. Second Roto: Don Brown, George IfVade, Myrl Hodson, Bob McLaughlin, Jack Casper, Robert Wright, Dick Brown. Third Roto: Hal Mather, Bill Johnson, Kenneth Birkhead, Curtis Griffin, John Hughes, Hiram Blomquist, Harold Meyers, Eddie Olson. H JAMES BELWooD JOHN HUGHES , 1,3 , BILL BERNER HAL MATHER 5 KENNETH BIRKHEAD BOB MCLAUGHLIN HIRAM BLOMQUIST HAROLD MEYERS RICHARD BROWN MARSHALL NICKEL JACK CASPER EDDIE OLSON I LLOYD DOOLITTLE ROBERT SHUBACH CURTIS GRIFFIN Hofmffrfs ARTHUR HASSENPFLUG GEORGE WADE MYRL HODSON ROBERT WRIGHT OFFICERS Hmm Fi,-sf 507,155-fm' Second Semester 0 Llovd Doolittle President James Gafchffll ' ' Kegan Fraternity was founded at the JOIIH BIOOHIQLUSI Vice-President Ralph T21Y10f I'ni'oersity of Kansas City on October 15, , B 1 d 1935, by eleven. charter nzenzbers. Kegan Ralph Taylor Sf'f"f'la"3' James 6 WOO has been outstanding on the eanzpns in I 1,1 H h student gofuernnzent work, lzazfing had James Gatchell Tlmsllrwf JO H ug es three presidents of the All-.S'tz1dent As- ArthL1fHaSSQ11pflL1U 5'yf,-Uf-,q,f,,1S hI2lfSl'1allNiCkCl soriation and many class offieers. They W 6 U also lzatfe particifvated in Toplzattefs pro- BIVTI I-IOCISOH Historian Kemwth Blfkhffad dnetions and in intra-nznral athletics. .. the , Page Twenty-seven -f ,qi :FIT Firsf Row: XVarre11 Berry, Frank Kavoriuos, Jack Kiuzy, XVard Fickie, Dean Kavoriuos, Rex Morgan, Steve Kaney. Sfvoud Rate: Rollin Goodale, Bill Endres, Bob Iolmson, Andrew Darby, Sam Calvert, Joe Re1Chme1er. Sigma Ch Firsf Smllcsfer Jack Kinzy Rex Morgan Howard Everett Luther McNally Steve Kzmey Dean Kavorinos Page Tivmzly-clgl1l i Psi QEEICERS Prrsiclwzf V110-P1'Usz'zlf11t Sl'l'?'I'fC17'j' T:'fa.r1z1'c'1' Syl.-at-Arms Pledge Capt. '-QQ? 'II1 umm Jie? Sfrona' Svuzcstvr Wlarcl Fickie Rex Morgan Dean Kavoriuos Luther McNally Steve Kzuley Jack Kiuzy ACTIVE MEMBERS BOB CURTIS BILL ENDRES WARD FICKJE DEAN KAVoR1Nos JACK KINZY BOB JoHNsoN REX MORGAN JACK MULLEN GEORGE PFAFFMAN JACK WIPRUD Hz'sf0fy Sigma Clzi Psi social fl'Gf6'l'l1lfj' was found- af flu' ZvIll'7't'l'.S'.'l'j' of Kansas City on Fab- ruary 4, l93f'1. .S':'gJ111a Clzi Psfs are -zuvll A'lI0'ZL'll in ranzfvzzs tIL'lLl"Z'1.l1.l'.S' and partirl- jvafv in f7Ill7l1-L'Ull0ll.S' -work anal 1'11irr1-111111111 ail1lvz'1'rs. 0 O O 9 fl J .. ,. ,, .. .... -,... ,,.., ... F, ...... ...,. . . ,, . .--V - 1. -..1... .-., ,.,.,,C 'fl ' YQ-"fi " "ll--r --1. :S Q Q0 U 0 YE MUGGING MAP . . -Q-44' -gb-0 oF TRAFFIC ya, covs C2 P MH WIS R 'Q AN v WSW? LICJFTITS if fx f MQ? lgguqqlln 4 of veuiev ,QIYIISCIJ Gt .00 NfN'if'NfXfX-! WM JL Lin LUE H I LL6 LOT S C? ff- 11fNfNlNfN!Xf ooo U fa Q99 tgffzvo' J. .X 090 75 ST WM' 5VWW54?? smu-vp-men WDP FTERG l9aONLY I 1. .rvvvvv uem Q umv SITY LIGHT D END SWEET -5,153 HOUSES d Page Twenty-11 nc CAMPUS PERSQNALITIES It is only necessary to talk with Frank Collins, a familiar figure about the campus during the past year. to convince one that he is a man extraordinary. I"rank prefers to make his bid for fame as a con- noisseur of tobacco and horseflesh, but these abili- ties are only two of many. Frank seems to have worked miracles in the way he has triumphed over his blindness. He has been blind since he was thirteen. He is an expert automobile mechanic, a radio technician, an Eagle Scout, and operator of a first- class broadcasting station. Since finishing high school, Frank has steadily continued his education. He attended Idaho's Lewis- ton State Normal for four semesters, then en- rolled in the University of Idaho for one and a half semesters. He became deeply interested in radio while still in high school, and he received a station license from the Federal Radio Commission after undergoing a stiff examina- tion. To prove his ability, Frank be- came an Eagle Scout in the mini- mum time of a year and three months. Frank is continuing his technical training at First National Televi- sion. His station is now VYQQBT. He also conducts an International Code Class at First National. Frank's pet invention is a gadget used to tune a transmitter to a de- sired wavelength without the use of cumbersome, and hitherto neces- sary, equipment. He says it works, so the name "Collins" may some- day be listed among the immortals of the broadcasting fraternity. Pk Pk Pls Versatile is the word for tow- headed Arthur England of the Ala- bama Englands. He is only a freshman at the U. yet he is also pastor of the Tower Grove Methodist Church in Gverland Park. Any Saturday afternoon, Art might be found on the football field, nailing opposing football lug- gers with precision, and Sunday morning, he will be in the pulpit of his church, delivering the sermon with the same skill and energy. A l'r1.rff 'l I1 iffy "I have always preferred the major sports, Sufih as basketball, football and baseball," Art declares. In the Alabama high schools, where he played, Art won numerous letters for his athletic ability. Contrary to the usual athlete, Art kept a high average in schoolastic work. He was offered a foot- ball scholarship by Birmingham Southern College. He almost accepted, but was offered the pastorate at the Tower Grove Church, and he immediately accepted this post instead. His work keeps him busy, for he delivers a sermon twice on Sunday, conducts Sunday School class in the morning, and conducts an Epworth League meeting during the week. Enthusiastic about his profession, Art aspires to a diploma from the theological seminary at Emery University at Georgia, or from Central College, Fayette. -Bernard Rafwlings -1 . ' ' 'E yn- -. ,, A -1.4 L-9.4 Q.. 'W ":-3,-.--...,. ' ' I.. yd: , . 1, X. 90 ""l""9u-,,,u Ab... s .ARTHUR ENGLAND FRANK COLLINS WHAT MAKES OUTSTANDING PEOPLE? It is not always great popularity that makes out- standing people. Individuals who hold many offices or attain high popularity honors are not always the real outstanding personalities of the campus. The editors of this yearbook are endeavoring to bring you those individuals who we feel are deserv- ing of appreciation and honor for their ambition. fl C if gi Man of the Year Dr. Clarence R. Decker, as a hun- dred-minute biographies have told us, A - is thirty-three years of age, was the youngest man ever to receive a Ph. D. at the University of Chicago, was form- erly head of the English department of the University, is at least a genius, has done wonders in making the school something to be proud of, never uses an ash tray, spent a night in a Cana- dian jail standing on a stool Qbecause of the rats and other wild-life on the floorj, is perhaps the youngest uni- versity president in the country, went to Europe on a cattle boat, was known as "Clawncy" while in college, has a charming wife with whom he once collaborated on a novel. All of this information is frightfully irrelevant but has a very definite effect on the community, which is beginning to re- gard Dr. Decker as a combination child prodigy, sleight-of-hand artist an d prophet, none of which he will deny. Admired by the student body, re- spected by his associates, and beloved of the womenls clubs, Dr. Decker's background and great personal charm have aided him in his meteoric rise. He has been compared to President Hutchins of the University of Chicago, who at the age of thirty became head of that in- stitution. Dr. Decker, we feel, more generally resembles in qualities and ambition, the great build- er of the University of Chicago, Dr. Harper. In his short term as head of the University, he has accomplished more in a concrete and satisfactory way than had been accomplished since the school opened its doors five and one-half years ago. As examples of the advances that the University of Kansas City has made under Dr. Decker's ad- ministration, we could cite recognition by the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities, ranking of the faculty, establishment of a substan- tial and far-reaching program for expansion, and the many other positive moves that augur so well ' fWCQ DR. CLARENCE R. DECKER for our future, However, the greatest single triumph of the new era is the changed attitude that is so evidently pervading the campus. The University has become to the student body not a makeshift secondary choice as it was to so many of us, but actually a school that it prefers to attend. This feeling of pride has been engendered largely in the last few months. Dr. Deckerls popularity was at such a high point when he became executive of the University in january, that continuation of it seemed rather in- conceivable. However, this popularity seems to have been enchanced rather than diminished in the intervening months. -Hoaurci Gossage Page Thirty-one f-ifffiziiz-fggjffi-5ff' ,,:Yjg'-,gjg fp: f .-jlnfj ,Akai V Y, I . ! . . . ' . ' .V . - - .f I I 1 .1 1 p We lust Gotta Dance The last few months have seen "swing', rise to what many observers believe to be its apex. The University has seen an unprecedented crop of "jam sessionsf, fraternity and sorority dances and impromptu affairs. The jam sessions were thrown by the Tophatters' club previous to their show, "Fee Fie Faux Pas,', with Countess Johnson and her group doing the honors. One of these gather- ings is shown on the opposite page. There were the customary number of subscription dances with nearly, but not quite, the number of bazooned stags. The most popular ones seem to be those given by the Bentonians, the Cho-Chins and the Sigma Betas. Possibly this is because they usually hold more of these affairs than do the other social groups. One of the obvious differences in the clambakes of this year as compared with those of the past was the prevalence of more wierd and distorted steps than one usually has the misfortune of watch- ing. Prominent among the offenders were the Bentonian Club, Roger Atzenweiler and Will Mans- field. The "Nickleodian,,' or record machine, marked the most prominent trend in music for the year. The second semester saw the advent of prodigious numbers of 'fdog trots" or "rat races" at which the Nickleodian provided the music of nationally- known bands at a price many times smaller than the price for which one could hire a local band. The local band leaders, namely Royce Stoenner, jack Thompson, Les Copely and I. L. Russell to name a few, of course, complain that the machines hurt their business, however, the harm is not as great as one would imagine, since a good many more dances are given because of the difference in cost between the nickleodian and the real thing. On duty, as in past years, to see that no sordid note crept into our little soirees, was Mrs. Clancy, Dean of VVomen of the University. Occasionally, though, Mr. Richardson or Mr. Hilken of the business department, appropriately escorted by their respective wives, took over the arduous duties of the chaperone, which consist chiefly of trying not to appear bored stiff, and smiling pleas- antly at the boys and girls as they lurch past. At one or two of the dances there was a bouncer on duty. So far as is known, no one was actually thrown out of a dance, especially if he had paid to get in, but it made a very nice gesture and suggest- ed opulence, which was also very nice. -Howard Gossage ggi Top Row: Lois Friedabach and Jean Blackburn seeming- ly intent on making their class on time. while Rex Morgan flashes past. He couldn't, of course, be on his way to get ads for the U News. Margaret Bunker and unidentified companion swing- ing it at one of the mixers in the U Hall. Lala Cochran and her dog, Tam. CShort for Tam O'Shanter.7 However, he seems to be doing more study- ing than she. .lliddlfs Freshman Jack Casper seems to be grinning and bearing it. XVe wonder who the young lady is. Beauty candidate Beverly Nixon as she can be seen any day on the campus with her Sigma Beta pals. Bill Byron, with Bentonian pledge pin, looks very doubtful about we don't know what. Bottom: Betty Tharpe and Producer Willson, the campus sophisticate. Glamour all over Betty, and why not? Countess Johnson and her Swingsters from the Movie Chateau playing for the Top Hatters' Mixer. The hit mixers of the year were given by the Tophatters on four different Thursdays. Mariana Hudson, at the same mixer, in a delightful illustration of dreamy cheek-to-cheek dancing. We hope it is Jack Thompson and we do mean Jack Thompson. Page Thirty-tlzrvv Student Government . . . At the All Student Association meeting on April 22, the student body passed an amendment to the constitution to the effect that only a second semes- ter junior could be elected to the office of Student Council President. The student auditor was also made a member of the Council by the vote of the Student Body. After all the amendments were passed and the meeting was closed, Mr. Allan Paris eloquently re- marked that the student council could have passed any measure it could think up at that particular meet- ing. The entire student body seemed to be agree- ffm-- able and willing to vote ar' "fy ,'f,9yw ,if-' E' :',ffiff,gfp1f:,f': . 'f f 515' 1 A'3IffQ1,g!",1' lf? fffwijfi A if . . yes. Few students outside the f ., :fi -, actual council really know 'A af the amount and importance of the council work. Each Monday at 4:00 P. M. the twelve members and two faculty members meet and solve the problems that are under their jurisdiction. The most outstanding work of the Council for this year is the chartering of all the organizations on the campus. The Council held meetings with the Boards of Control of these organizations so that they might help them if possible. The Council also did much work in preparing for the Decker-Day Ball. Various committees s en t out announcements, decor- fa -. ated, prepared and served food, arranged for entertainment. and served on the reception committee. A slightly informal problem was settled when the Freshmen and Sophomore Enforcement Com- mittee differed on the mere matter of wearing Freshmen Caps. This argument was settled by de- creeing a Freshman-Sophomore Bag Race. This didn't settle much for they both still claim to have won. The Student Council had the difficult job of see- ing that the student elections were conducted fairly -without stuffing the ballot box. They had to keep the college in one piece on HoBo Day, May 6. The Council still has much of its work confronting it. Page Tliirfy-four WRU? Kill XYhile Mr. Glen Whitaker, president, is doing his level best to graduate and fulfill all his duties that pile up day by day, the rest of the Council endeav- ors to help by doing all they can to wind up the year with nothing left undone. The entire council wishes to express their thanks to Dr. Mahoney and Mrs. Clancey as faculty ad- visorsg to Mr. Don Krueger for his work on the honor-point systemg to Mr. Charles Povlovich for his work in revising the constitution, and to all those who have cheerfully cooperated with the Coun- cil in its work. The Student Council us- ually functions as a gov- erning body to the group that it represents. Previ- ously, the councils of the University have been more or less taken for granted and merely tolerated as figureheads. Elections were based on the personality and strength of a candi- date to carry a political ticket. The council of '38 sur- prised even itself with all its work. lt even began be- fore the term opened in PM the fall. It maintained a standard of in t e r e s t throughout the year, aid- Wii.t.fOll 'lilo ed by radicals Harry Mc- Donald, junior representa- tive, and Bill McDonell, s e n i o r representative, whose droll comments on H momentary problems kept the council from settling into a placid problein-solving machine. Perhaps the most important motion that was passed was that one to the effect that the Student Council meet on Saturday night at twelve o'clock in the jubilee Room. The motion passedg but came the night and XN'illard Wlarner was the only Coun- cil member who showed up. The Council always knew that Mr. NVarner was the most dependable member of them all. -fmzznzefte .S'pc'a-rs GLEN LEROY VVHI'l'AKERIHB0SS,' llf'l1ifakm', majrwing in His- tory and Pllllilliftll .Slt'l.f'1ll.'F, has been on tlir' Volker CEIIIIPIIS for four j'0lH'.S'. Of his many offices, flir' lziglzfsf 110 has luild is ilu' lziylzcisi flzaf run lm olvfalizvd by any .YfIltl1l"llf,' flzaf of prc'si1lr'rzf nf tv All-Sfzrdmzt flssociafioxz for flzc year l937-1938. Hr has lzvlzl rlnss offifes and lzas 110011, f7l'f'SlA0lf'lIl of fl. P. 0. He 'won a llyllllifllll Volkm' .Yt'lZ0lCl?'Slll'f1 from Ccnlral Higlz Srlzool. Glen lzas also been acfizm' in aflilcfirs and many sclzool 0r'gam':afi011s. Fm? J-...ex imgvz? I STUDENT CCDUNCIL . . 3 Twp Nuzus Irfkllll-Q McK1l1l1e11, Yiee-l'resirle11t1 Jez11111ette SIJCHTS, Ju111wr Represe11tativeg Hzlrulcl Myers, Trezisnrerg ixllll COI'bi1l, S1v11l111111u1'e Ri'l'VL'se11',z1tive: Ted Weiss, I'iI't'5lllNElll Represe11tative2 .U1'1ff1'l1' l1'n'zu: 'INIICIIIIH fXl1,111secs, Sc,11Jl1O111u1'e RC11rese11tative Harry XlclJu11z1lcl, .Illllitjf Represe11tative2 XYillard XYZIFIICY, Seninr Represc-11tz1tix'e. l1'1fHf1111 lffrzu: Bill McDonell, Senior Repre- 5e11tz1tive: Lee XX'el5l1, Secretaryg Shirley Johnson, Freshman Represe11tative: Roddy Osborn, Student Auditor. Page Tlzirfy-five f k :fi xi. 1,1 :Y ,UVZAI any., :W-Vi, V L .lk , , ,:..' -Zi I I 1' V - . , 'Lv . " .f 1 f . 4 THIS YEARS CROP As the school year opened, back in September, upperclassmen were both amazed and pleased with the incoming crop of freshmen, nineteen of whom were scholarship winners. QThat,s one way of get- ting them to come U The sophomores, traditional caretakers for the frosh, immediately assumed command, and by the first of October most of their charges were stuinb- ling along under the weight of hair bows and caps. To make the freshmen feel really welcome, Octo- ber 29 was set aside for them. Their election of offi- cers was first on the list of events, then they en- gaged the sophs in a touch football game fthe latter winningj, and last came the dance in the U hall, with the announcement of the class officers. The victorious candidates included Dick Brown president, Marjory Heimbrook, vice-president, Jean Dunham, secretary, Roger Atzenweiler, treasurer, and Ted VVeiss and Shirley Johnson, student coun- cil representatives. This list of executives later was enlarged at one of those exclusive class meetings, when Dick announced to the five people present that Dorothy Carter and Robert VVright, aided by Mr. Staebler, would comprise the board of control. Athletically speaking, the freshman dominated the year. Ray Loman enjoyed the distinction' of winning the golf and horseshoe tournaments, jim Gant tied for first place in tennis with Bob Ander- son, a sophomore, while freshmen Newbury and Sackin took third and fourth place honors in table tennis. Continuing to win points for his class, Sackin was high point bowler. Charles Young, who bowls with various city leagues, initiated an idea for run- ning off 'bowling tournaments which has proved very satisfactory. Young and Thomas each set records in weight lifting. Not to be outdone -by the boys, the freshmen girls. paced by Berniece Ross and Fay Saunders, went through their basketball schedule without losing a game, to occupy first place. Proving themselves brainy as well as brawny, most of the U-News cubs turned out to be fresh- men. The paper would have been much deader if f'Bonuie Bettv' Boutell's billious bantering had been omitted: and lwe hate to admitj it would have been much, much more decent if "Dashing Donn Kreuger hadn't dished quite so much dirt. On Kangaroo and Crataegus staffs, the fresh- men names also appear. Much of the success of the former was due to Betty Macoubriels artistic en- deavors, Dorthy Carter as literary editor, Lorraine Stith, art staff, and Jean Dunham as freshman class editor, are struggling to help with the latter. The male population of the university received a shock at the reception for Dr. Decker, when Eileen Kowalsky so ably gave a reading concerned with what a girl thinks about while dancing with a boy. Continuing along dramatic lines, Eileen and "Bonny Bettyu had parts in "C-ammer Gurton's Needle." As their most recent activity, the freshmen and sophomores held a script dance late in February, with Stoenner's orchestra swinging it. The 32.40 profit was split between the two classes. Thus, with their first year at the University almost ended, the freshmen, by their achievements, have proved their worth. The class of '41 is worthy of more fame than it realizes. It will probably go down on record as the last freshman class that was regarded with deference. Because of the very nature of things at the University of Kansas City in the last few years, any newcomer was regarded as worthy of attention. The sorority and fraternity groups attempted to curry his favor, and the school was largely his oyster. But all that is changed now. The sophomore classes are coming into their own, or at least try- ing to do so. The sororities and fraternities are beginning to get the idea that the freshmen are not to be rushed pell-mell into pledging and member- ship. One fraternity already has rules that there will be no pledging until second semester. Before next year all other fraternities and sororities will have the same rules, and the freshmen will find that they are not the proverbial pearl in the oyster. Formerly, the freshmen had formed a majority or a very strong minority, without which the upper classes could not very well get along. VVe now have a fairly permanent population in all the classes. so that the freshman class is not much larger than any other class. So with all these factors influenc- ing the case, the freshmen will come into his right- ful place as lowliest of low. -Doroflzy Carter Page T11z'1'fy-sewn THE SCDPHCDMQRE SET UP Finding themselves with several vacancies among the class officers. one of the first acts of the sopho- more class was to elect Ace johnson as presi- dent and "Beef" Satterlee as vice-president. Secre- tary Georgia Lee Hupp and Treasurer Mary Lou Stocks were elected last spring, as were Ann Corbin and Thelma Monsees, student council represnta- tives. G11 the classls board of control are Jim Consi- dine, lim Rawlings, and Mr. Hilken. The same two boys were on quite a different "board of control" as they and Brothers Keller, Stoenner and Satter- lee formed the sophomore enforcement committee, which tried to keep ribbons and caps on the fresh- men. Betty Muehlschuster, Marty Randall and the two student council representatives helped by disciplining unruly freshmen. VVhen Freshmen Day rolled around, the sophs trounced the frosh in touch football, thus winning the right to attend the latter's dance. For some reason, the youngsters wouldn't admit the mastery of the sophs, so a bag race between the two classes was held toward the last of November. As might be expected, both sides claimed the victory. If the freshmen dominated the field of athletics, then certainly the same can be said for the sopho- mores along dramatic lines. In "The Pot Boilers," presented before an enthusiastic audience in the U-hall, three of the actors in particular gave ex- cellent performances. Helen Kaminsky as the lisp- ing ingenue, Lucille Southard as the woman of mystery, and Bob Keller as the distraught play- right-producer were well liked. Included in the sophomore's were Doris Jean Bramley, beauty queen candidate of this year. Last year's first place, Southard, and second place, Foster. Although peas were hung in the halls to adver- tise "The Late Christopher Bean," there was noth- ing phoney about the characterizations given by Lil Burch, Morley johnson, and Jim Rawlings. For two nights, November 22 and 23, the show was pre- sented at the Center to large audiences. Included in the "Gammer Gurton's Needlel' cast were still more sophomores: Getty Laridon, Aim Corbin. Helen Kaminsky and Bob Keller. Cn the publications the sophs were prominent throughout the year. Armand Glenn- and Hleepl' Jedlicka held down the news and society editor- ships for the first semester, with Armand becoming editor-in-chief and Considine editorial editor for Pugh 7'lzi1'fy-r'z'gI1f the second term. This, of course, was before the staff shake-up, when the shake-up settled down the same two emerged in the same positions. Ann Coen. Seymore Globus lonly one in captivityj, and Bob Stauffer remain star reporters. XN'ith Sophomore Paris editing it, the Kangaroo has become an outstanding college magazine. After all, the class didn't exactly disgrace itself in sports, for versatile Bob Anderson was co-champ in tennis, and Marvin Anderson and Bob came in first and second respectively in table tennis. Two of the five scholarships given to university students were won by members of this class. Eldon Newcomb and Edwin Robbins, with straight A grades last year, were the honor winners. ' On February 25, after heroic work on the part of Dick Brown and Ace Johnson, the Freshman- Sophomore script dance was held, with the sopho- mores reaping exactly Sl.2O. They shouldn't be censured though, for they may actually be without funds. Several were caught contributing mills in the charity drive. But as a whole, this year has been highly success- ful for the sophomores, who are already beginning to assume that junior swagger. The sophomore class is finding itself in a predica- ment not unlike many other sophomores have found themselves. Like other classes they were called up- on this year to prove their ability to dominate the freshmen and enforce the freshmen rules. They succeeded in influencing the election of the fresh- men officers. They were aided, too, by older, more experienced upperclassmen political leaders, who once dominated the sophomores. The sophomores of this year wavered, however, when it came to the real test of enforcing the wear- ing of freshmen caps and ribbons. They even de- scended to actual primative actions, such as fist- cuffs in the front lobby of the Ad Building. The dispute was supposedly settled by the Student Council decree of the bag race. lt really did noth- ing more than slightly appease the sophomores, who claimed they won. They were merely rationalizing their failure to subdue the freshmen by means other than physical force. Until the sophomore classes discover the secret of how to reduce the freshmen to their place, they will never gain the supremacy that they think they deserve. And yet to maintain their intellectual standing, they must discover the way to do it by force of will. -Dorothy Carter lnnninrjr' B' ' nr 4-1 X , Page Ifurty lwrx! Nfrzv: Reiss, Ruth Jean, '39 Restrick, Jane, '40 Rosenstock, Ruth, '41 Ross, Bernice, '41 Sanders, Virginia, '41 Saiterlee, Charles, '40 .S'rfom1' lfotu: Senter, Helen, '41 Shelton, Cecile, '41 Shriver, jean, '41 Simpson, Betty lane, '40 Sinedburg, Elizabeth, '41 Smith, Margaret, '40 Tlzird Row: Southard, Lucille, '40 Spears, Jeannette, '39 Stahl, Lillian, '41 Stansell, Laura May, '39 Staiham, Terrell, '39 Stebbins, Glenn, '39 110111711 Row: Stein, Donald, '40 Stewart, Mary Ellen, '41 Stith, Lorraine, '41 Stocks, Mary Lou, '40 Stoenner, Royce, '40 Thomas, Sam, '41 171'-ffl: Row: Tilford, Patsy, '41 Tuley, Robert, '39 Vaughn, Edward, '39 XYallcer, Freda, '41 XVarner, Barbara Jean, '41 XVebber, Alfred, '41 Si.rIlz Row: XVestlake, Margaret, '41 Vlfiley, Dorothy, '41 XYilkins, Nina 'Gene, '39 XYells, Geraldine, '41 1V1l'lli1GI113.I'l, Mary, '41 XVright, Robert, '41 .S'0w111'l1 Rotvi XYoods, XVinifred, '41 Young, Charles, '41 Atzenweiler, Roger, '41 Crain, Betty, '39 THIS AND THAT ABCDUT TUNTQRS . NYhen a little boy is called "junior" it means simply that he is named after his father. But when a college student is called a junior, it means that the fortunate individual has managed to reach his third year of college. It is the turning point-the place where the general field of knowledge has been narrowed to a specialized course. It is the stage at which the formerly flippant freshman and sarcastic sophomore has become a jaunty junior. The Class of '39 started a program of activities early in the school year with a script dance, held in the U-Hall. All but one of the class officers had been at K. C. U. for three years, so they were able to help make this first event quite a success. The officers are as follows: President-Lloyd Doolittle Vice-president-Charles Povlovich Secretary-NVill Mansfield Treasurer-jack Kinzy Student Council-jeanette Spears Harry McDonald However, in back of the officers was a well- balanced class. First of all, there was a good measure of brains. Laurabel Ashley and Mary Har- bord received scholarships for their past work at the University, while Lloyd Harris was given the K. C., Kansas junior College award, and Alice Violet earned the K. C., Missouri, junior College scholarship. In the field of athletics the juniors were un- usually strong. Despite the small size of the class, they finished the football season in second place, thanks primarily to the work of Harold Myers, Ross Vl'ilhite, james Gatchell and Art Charvat. Then Bob Noll placed third in the golf tournament. But the great suprise came when the junior basket- ball team, captained by Harold Myers, captured the coveted championship after winning the play- off from the favored Freshman team. Bill Berner, Bill.Harder, Russell Hall, XYill Mansfield, Lloyd Harris. and Ross VYilhite made up the squad. Ted Goodale, the strong man of the campus, in- structed classes in weight lifting and during the year Leonard Roland, a former Golden Gloves champ. played the part of a meek little pledge of A. P. O. But the juniors' have achieved their greatest prominence in extra-curricular activities. The edi- tor of the annual, jeanctte Spears, the business manager of the L'-News. Rex Morgan, and the busi- ness manager of the C-Players, john Hughes, have proved this point. There are many interesting personalities in the class, impassive Bob Grafrath, president of A. P. O.: sweet little jane Martin, president of U and Ig Charles Povlovich, the Einstein of K. C. U., saucy little Mary Frances Scott, Glen Stebbins, the "jig-a-boo" of the campus: sedate Margaret Mon- etteg good-looking Terry Statham, vivacious Betty Crain, Nina Gene W'ilkins, an artist to be, and Edith Ann Pierce, the lone girl of the geology department. The Tophatters placed Ernie Berlin and Bill Buffe in leading roles in their production of "Fee, Fie, Faux Pas," while Margaret Cochran was one of the dancers. jane Baldwin aided Producer Will- son in writing a song. As a happy ending to the year, on Sunday, May 22, the class will have a picnic. The typical junior is a quiet person of many moods. He has had enough experience to sober him and yet he is a leader in activities because of past training. He is not as busy as the poor Senior, struggling to graduate, and yet takes work more seriously than the underclassman. He is in the favored spot of college life. For some reason the junior class is always the smallest, the most sluggish, the hardest working, the least responsive, and the generally dull section of students of the college group. They rebel at all of this, of course, but can never offer any ex- cuse for these actual facts. Soon the juniors will have to wake up to the fact that the seniors are resenting this and that they are gradually and slyly shoving their heretofore heavy burdens in the direction of the junior class. The greatest out-and-open step that has been made so far was the All-Student Association amend- ment to the constitution that the president of the Student Council must be a second semester junior. juniors, beware! If the students are pushing the major work of the campus toward you, you canlt tell what they might do next. Someday, it may be the great juniors of the campus who have replaced Forrest, Emmett, jesse and Bones. Even Kurtz might go. juniors, rebel! Shall you quietly accept all this work that is being piled on you? Are you going to defend your favored spot in the loafing life of the campus? All this work will necessitate having more junior meetings and conferences. No junior likes to go to class meetings, so do you realize that this will mean that you wil lhave to attend? Shall you come down to that? Never! -lVz'Ibur .Mansfield Page Forty-onc X4 Top Row: Helen Senter Jewell Ferguson Beverly Nixon Doris Jean Bramley Scfond Row: Thelma Monsees Mary Alice McKay Betty Macoubrie Ann Jedlieka T!zz'1'a' Row: Rita Keating Madge Johnson Mary Ellen Stewart Marjorie Heimhrook Page Forty-rizvo Kangaroo Quad Queen . . . The students' choice of the twelve prettiest girls at the University of Kansas City give the favor to freshmen. There are seven freshmen girls, tour sophomores and one special student, leaving the upperclass girls out altogether. Each sorority was well represented with at least one mein- her. Sigma Beta totaled most with four. Seven of these twelve will he eliminated to leave the Quad Queen and her four attendants. The contest was conducted through the Kangaroo maga- zine and each person with a ballot was able to vote for the twelve girls he thought the prettiest. 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EA 'I 4. . -. 4 r" I 'L 2' ' . ik c x J, 1 ,II r , X R H tggk ,e-1' :f-Z --I ,-z.. .V . , mg.. . ff-.i ' 55 . r 1 I' 1 , 1 x -. , f 1 fi' v A Af . , . 4: . 3 x 3 u AX 'Nw 'Q Jr S 1 f I U t UQ 'J m,,,.-e JOE LIKES to go down to the wharf, where he used to work helping his father, and keep his hand in on mending nets.DiMag- gio is husky- stands 6 feet tall -weighs around 185 pounds. His nerves are h-e-a-l-t-h-y! 0310! T0 "How about it, Joe, do y find that Camels are dilfer- ent from other cigarettes "Any all-cigarettes-are-alike talk doesn't iibe with my There's a big difference. Camels have a lot extra. I've smoked Cam- els steadily for 5 year that Camel is the cigarette that agrees with me in a lot of ways. Good taste. Mildness. Easy on the ' throat. Camels don't feeling of having jumpy nerves." O11 Qu till p experience. 1 s, and found give me the WHEN BILL GRAHAM saw Joe DiMaggio pullout his Camels, he thought it was a good tim e to get joe's opinion on the point: "There's a big smoking. Joe came straight to difference between Camels and the others." Like Joe DiMaggio, you, too, will find in Camels a matchless blend of liner, more expensive tobacc DURING THE WINTER, -106,8 pretty busy at his restaurant. When he's tired he says: "I get a lift with a Camel. 'I'hat's another way I can spot a difference between Camels and other cigarettes." Conyriwht, 1938. R. J. Reynol os-Turkish and Domestic. ds To at JOE OFTEN dons the chefls hat himself. He has a double reason to be interested in good digestion-as a chef and as a ball player. On this score he says: "I smoke Cam- els 'for digestion's sake."' bacco Company, Winston-Salem, North Carol ina Camels are o matchless blend of finer, MORE EXPENSIVE TOBACCOS ...Turkish and Domestic a JOE'S GRIP. "Ball players go for Camels in a big way," he says. "1stick to Camels.They don'tirritate mythroat. n "We know tobacco because we grow it..." "lYhenCamel says 'costlier tobaccos' I K5 kn0witlS ' right," says ie" Mr. Edward Estes, capable young planter, who knows tobacco from thc ground up. "Take my lust crop, for instance. Camel bought all the br-st parts- paid me the most I've evcr gotten. The men who grow tobacco know what to smoke 'CVCLWLGZ-Sfli "Last year I as had the dan- ? , f . -f diest crop ex er says lklr. R05 Jones, another experienced planter who prefers Camels. t'The Camel people paid more to get my choice lots. I smoke Camels because Iiknow they use finer, costlier tobaccos in 'em. It's not Surprising that Camel's the leading cigarette with us planters." f ax K uf A 4-egg Mr. Harold Craig, too, is a successful grower who g i v e s t h e L planter's slant on the subject of the quality of leaf tobacco used for Cam- els. 'Tm the fellow who gets the check-so I know that Camels use more expensive tobaccos. Camel got the best of my last crop. That holds true with most planters I know, too. You bet I smoke Camels. I know that those costlier tobaccos in Camels do make a differenceff 7 Last year, Mr. Q ... 1 pp- X VValterDevine's - it 'X 2 tobacco brought it , thehighestprice in his market. "'A Mi' "Camelpaidtop prices for my best lots," he says. "And I noticed at the auction other planters got top prices from the Camel buyers too when their tobacco was extra-choice grade. Being in the tobacco growing business, I'm partial to Camels. Most of the other big growers here feel the same wayff "We smoke Camels because we know tobacco TOBACCO PLANTERS SAY ,, NJ ou ought to be Ln Uglctunz-:A Photographers for KANGARQO I3l-IGTCDCSQAW-IEIQ guqtmiu SLMPB IJ Q El fun Jw: V1 6 even an Ka, C. 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You will enjoy singing the old-time tunes and ro si g G l d d b erman meo ies as irected y ED KRAUSE, M. C. and accom anied b SCHNITZEL tlind FRITZEL lMinimum charge 75c, Saturday night only! "Let's All Go Bavarian" P yt F0l'fj'-Flifjflf B L E N D E R 'S GATEWAY amznscuz "Where Young Foiics Meet" C 0 0 0 9 o.oo.o0.o0.o TWO PLACES 4900 Swope Parkway 3705 State Avenue WAbash 9756 DRexel 0140 Kansas City, Missouri Kansas City, Kansas By Their Cars You Shall Know Them . Perhaps the best known car at the campus is the Blue Packard sedan belonging to Alma Jane VVirth- man. It is the most evident, being often parked in the driveway beside the no-parking signs. Very blond Alma jane and very blue Packard make a nice combination. Bud Hites with the dark green convertible Ford is another well known combination. Patsy Tilford used to complete this group . . . but no longer. The tall aerial and the little flag atop it was a sign of Hites plus Ford. Betty "Glamour" Tharpe and her blue Plymouth coupe are getting to be well known. For awhile we thought something would happen. Wasn't there a small matter of a thirty eight dollar gas bill? Bill Buffe and his tan convertible Ford roadster specialized in a varied assortment all year. It may be seen at any place on the campus at any time. Sara Newby, driving the black Studebaker sedan, parks on Charlotte and fifty second street. And how familiar the sight of Russell Slocum and his blue Ford sedan has become. Fords seem to have it for have you noticed the neat job that Alma .lane Evans herds. It is a creamy gray Ford sedan trimmed in red, and with white sidewall tires. Then there is Margaret Smith and her black Ford that always looks as though it had just received a wash and polish job. Lou Southard and her gray and red trimmed Chevrolet sedan can be found in the parking station with Bill Berner. "Dapper Dann McKibbin races his Dapper Tan Ford Coupe down Rockhill in the morning. Mary Harmon drives her green Plymouth Sedan from way over in Kansas each morning. You can't miss Ernie Berlin and his very dark blue Ford Coupe. Then there is Paul Hess in his gorgeous blue Hudson. ,Don Armacost has a Studebaker Qnaturallyj, and Frances Daily sports a gray Plymouth sedan which received about four parking tickets. Patty Power fills her car with girls and 'cdrives-like-hell-to-the Plaza." Billy ,Reed and jane Martin can be seen around in his gray Ford sedan. Hal Mather's car is the tan convertible Chevrolet with the unreadable license, Swiss, if we remember right. Howard Speer, of geology fame rolls around in a very large Buick 8 sedan, while Allan Burr does equally as well with a LaSalle sedan. Marjorie Heimbrook is a peachy contrast with her silver gray Chevrolet coupe. John Bender and his green Ford sedan has had three accidents in a row, after having none for five years. Yvonne Foree rolls her blue 'Nash coupe into the parking lot every morning and Bob Johnson can be seen driving his car more than he is on the cam- pus. Faculty members often seen driving are Dr. Ny- quist with his Ford coupe, and Mr. McDermott with his blue convertible roadster, Dr. Sigley with a Chevrolet sedan, and a very fitting car to a person- ality, Dr. Decker with a streamlined DeSoto sedan. Valentine 9493 Open Evenings 'Till 7 LQFT BEAUTY SHQPPE Permanents Our Specialty Nutri-Pak Machines Permanent Waving 16 years same location - same management 10 E 39th St. .Affcl - Summer ocles 53.00 to 515.00 U fashion lane hat shop 228 Alameda Rd. Plaza For Better Work WOODSTOCK TYPEWRITERS Rent One - 3 Months - 85.00 903 Grand Avenue VIctor 3424 Page Forly-nine 6 Read and Study With 'T . I. E. S. LAMPS , . . You have just one pair ot eyes to last a life time. Don't place an unneccessary strain on them by reading or doing close eye work in improper light. . . . The llluminating Engineering Society reguires manufacturers of lamps to conform with 54 safe see- ing reguirements before the use of the l. E. S. tag is permitted. . . . For protection from shadows, glare or improper light, read and study under l. E. S. Lamps. They will help protect your eyes from strain. Kansas City Power 8: Light Co. Z, 9 l 2 jx CRATAFGUS STAFF Editorial JEANNETTE SPEARS, Editor Feature Editor .,............ Wilbur Mansfield Literary Editors Dorothy Carter Barney Rawlings Class Editors Williaiii Dow, Senior Jane Martin, Junior Lucille Southard, Sophomore Jean Dunham, Freshnian Photographic Editor .......,... -Eddie Schuett Assistant Photographic Editor--Alnia Jane Evans Society Editors Betty Boutell Ann Jedlicka Art Staff Paul VVillson Lorraine Stith Business Business Manager .............E.... Roy Stout Business Staff John Redman Glen Stebbins Willard Wariier Accountant ..... .s.....E. B ill Gilbirds Page Fifty KANGARCDCD STAFF VOL. II No.6 HOWARD GOSSAGE, Editor-in-Chief Jldanaging Editor ................ Ernie Berlin Assistant Editor .... .... B ette Macoubrie Associate Editor ...... .... lV lary Harbord Contributing Editor --- ..... Allan Paris C anipus Editor ....... ..... B etty Laridon Photographic Editor .... ..... E ddie Schuett Exchange Editor ...........,.... Bob Grafrath Business Advertising Manager .......s. v Gene Hitchcock Circulation Manager ........... -Jim Considine Secretary ..s.............. Georgia Lee Hupp M eniber American Association ot College Comics College Magazine Editorial Group Board of Editors-College Humor Magazine Kangaroo published independently monthly by Howard Gossage, student at the University of Kansas City, is not an official organ of the University but is approved by it. Reprint rights are extended to other accredited college mag- azines. All contributions must be addressed to Kangaroo, 4451 Tracy, Kansas City, Mo. National Advertising Representa- tives, W. B. Bradbury Co., 420 Lexington Avenue, New York City. Printers, Gough Publishing Co. Engravers, Burger- Baird Engraving Co. 11 . we Q QI CRATAEGUS ISSUE of HOWARD GossAGE, Publisher JEANNETTE SPEARS, Edifor ROY STOUT, Bus. Mgr. TABLE oi CONTENTS SPECIAL FEATURES- By Their Cars You Shall Know Them . 49 NVe Had An Election .... 52 Between The Beers . 54 Taking It Out In Trade . 56 An Ozark Gal Visits K. C. U. 73 Wlho Did Wfhat On Hobo Day . . 74 Questions of the Quad . . . 79 NN'hat VVil1 They Do Next? . 81 PUBLICATIONS- The Humor Mag-And How It Grew 67 Crataegus ..... 68 The University Review 68 The Campus Newspaper 69 ORGANIZATIONS- Tophatters' Club 70 ADMINISTRATION- K. C. U. Administrators . 57 Some Additions to the Faculty . 58 Faculty Members . . 75 HUMOR and SATIRE- u Our Students Have Become Creampuffs 71 The' University News Parody . . 63 Personal Analysis Chart . . 86 QUAD QUEEN and ATTENDANTS 59 POEMS- Lanient . 69 Reflection 86 Famous PIG in BU and Luscious HAMBURGER 4153 Mill Creek H1QhQuahty TESTE 00,9 RAT lb . :BEST av EVERY TEST' Unless you are another Harry McDonald or Bob Kelly, you will want a good haircut. Go to Sloan Bros. Barber Shop 4617 frnoosr Ride Summer and Winter at the New Sunnyside Stables 82nd and Summit JA 9666 Horses Boarded and Trained Facilities for 85 Horses Instruction in: ' Show Riding ' Cross Country Riding ' Jumping Page Fifty-0110 Mary Ellen Stewart and Jack Casper, freshmen Co- ops, depositing ballots in the box. They were the first to initiate the ballot box on election day. Can it be that Mary Ellen suspects ,lack of stuffing the box? Fashion Note: Notice the high-water pants that -lack's wearing. b l Wie had an election. And what an election! Not very many of the students really know what goes on at an All Student election. But the ones on the in- side know plenty that they wouldnlt care for others to know. There was not very much campaigning this year. In comparison to last year, the campaigning was very mild. Some of us remember the good old days when there were three parties, everything was scrambled and we even had a car driving around the campus, blaring music and the virtues of the Inde- pendent Party. Most of us missed the riotous assembly that should have been, and that highly competitive spirit. The only real excitement came when illegal bal- lots were discovered in the pile of legal ones. Roth parties immediately accused each other. The Student Council Election Committee, com- litllljl' ffliffj'-f'zi'0 ..We Haol An posed of chairman, Jeanette Spears. and Bill Mc- Donell and Ann Corbin did their best to make the election a straight one. Miss Spears claimed to be neutral, Miss Corbin cheered for the Co-ops, and Mr. McDonell was a leader of the Yo-camp party. Political leader Roy Stout, Co-op, kept an eagle eye and a worried face toward Harry McDonald, Student Council representative, who watched the ballot box. Roy Stout watched Harry McDonald, Armand Glenn watched Roy Stout, Charles Povlo- vich watched Armand Glenn and around and around. Clever Vo-camps stood at the door of the voting room and collected propaganda sheets. Only stu- dent council members were allowed in the voting room with the voters. There were to be no politi- cians in the room. However, Mike DeFeo managed to remain in the room for one hour and a half, on the pretext of not being able to make up his mind how to vote. Mr. Glen Wlhitaker, now president of the All Stu- dent Association, grew gray with worry and anger after discovering the illegal ballots. Wlhen these ballots were checked by the Dean. there were only five of them, and the markings were so varied that they were not discarded. Dean Sanford and Dr. Kenneth Mahoney, Council advisor, supervised the ballot counting. In previous years there has been much ballot-box stuffing. The greatest number of ballots folded up and put in together as one has been thirteen. There were no ballots folded together in the entire box in this year's election. Principals around the election polls all day were, Vlfilbur Mansfield, Harry McDonald, Mike DeFeo. Armand Glenn, Goodie Lyons, Bill McDonell, How- ard Gossage, Calways protestingj and Rex Morgan, -all Vo-camps. Those representing the Co-ops were big Charles Young, Charles Povlovich, Ann Corbin, Harold Meyers, Jack Casper and Wlillard Warner. The poll keepers suspected everyone. even Forrest who went in and out emptying the wastebaskets which rapidly filled with political propaganda, dis- carded by those who had finished voting. They even suspected Mr. Baker, who chanced to happen in once. They couldn't very well throw him out so .-Xrmand Glenn watched him with a wary eye. The browsing room proved to be excellent for the voting room and also for students who got tired. Fl U Q Q Election . . . For they would bring the cushions from the easy chairs outside the doors and sit on them, just to make electioneering a little more comfortable. It is a known fact that certain irregularities were carried on in the election. A certain Co-op member of the Student Council managed to pull ballots out of the box while no one was looking, change them and return. This could be done because many of the ballots were not pushed completely down in the box by the voters who put them in. A certain Vo-camp candidate for a Student Coun- cil office inserted a blank blue sheet in the box in- stead of the regular junior ballot. He then carried out his ballot-and thus the illegal ballots. Another clever gentleman, Vo-camp candidate pointed to the checking lists with his finger under which he had wedged a piece of lead, Many names of potential Co-op voters were checked off this way. There were Co-ops officiating at the table where the lists were checked, and many Vo-camp names were checked off before they actually voted. Eddie Schuett was one unfortunate who didn't get to vote, because his name was checked off. jack Casper voted early in the morning, but his name was still unchecked in the middle of the afternoon. Three people claimed that they saw Royce Stoenner vote, but each at a different time. There was to be no electioneering inside the browsing room: however, it was not possible to keep Seated at the table with backs turned, are Ann Corbin, Sophomore repre- sentative of the S'udent Councilg and Shirley Johnson, Freshman repre- sentative. They had chargeof check- ing off names and giving out ballots for part of the day. Standing in front of the table from left to right are: Lewis Baker, Harry Baker, Hiram Blomquist, Bill Campbell, 'Mike De- Feo, Bob McLaughlin, Charles Pov- lovich Chat and shoulder onlyl, Ann Etzenhouser and Johnny Redman. certain individuals out. They did no harm, but it was just the principle of the thing. As far as the election committee could tell, there was no electioneering going on inside the voting room. There were irregularities, of course, but nothing could be actually proven. 'fThere was not enough dirty work to swing the election one way or the other," said Harry McDon- ald. He should know-for he was in the voting room most of the time, and welll take his word for it. STUDENT OFFICERS FOR NEXT YEAR Student Council- President, Lloyd Doolittle Vice-president, jeannette Spears Secretary, Thelma Monsees Treasurer, jack Kinzy STUDENT COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES Senior Class- Mary Harbord james Gatchell junior Class- jim Rawlings Ann Corbin Sophomore Class- Shirley johnson ,lames Cant Page f"iffy-1'11rcc BETWEEN the BEEES . . . Post Mortem, As It Were We had been intending to do up a parody of our eminent contemporary, the University News, all year long, but we just didn't get around to it until now. VVhat makes the whole thing seem so unfor- tunate is not that we were late, especially, but that the News is not with us any more. VVe learn that the News for some reason or other will not be pub- lishing anymore this year. We are sorry that they are in no shape to retaliate with some pretty neat comebacks, and we are fully aware that this is in a way sort of speaking ill of the proverbial dead, but we have four pages already set up and are in no mood for substituting anything in its place, so there. O This Thing Called Love A young chap of our acquaintance is in love. He dates the young lady as often as possible, eats lunch with her every day, calls her up a couple of times every evening, is rather irked when she is out with somebody else, and just worries hell out of himself in general. No meaning to be philosophical about the foibles of human nature or anything like that, but is is rather peculiar to watch love in its percola- tory stages. The aforementioned youth fancies him self to be quite a smooth customer. the kind that likes to tell the boys how its done. He advises the hard-to-get routine of lovemaking as being ex- tremely effective, and yet, there he goes shagging after that girl, a complete contradiction of all he advocates. I think he'd really like to try that hard- to-get line except for the fear that maybe she doesn,t want to try that hard and she probably doesn't. VVatching this self-imposed torture, we wonder if there isn't a more satisfactory way to live. Per- haps we ought to give up this age of dates and form- alities, and hie ourselves back to the golden age when the entire chase was physical. You picked out a biddy that looked good, then chased her till she either dropped from exhaustion or a well placed missile between the shoulder blades. O -. The Honor System Not that we feel any impulse to help along the proposed honor system by editorializing in its be- half, but we can't help commenting that this last session of final exams undermined what little faith we have in our dear colleagues-the student body. Never in our lives have we seen such a complete Page Fifty-four lack of imagination and subtlety in the methods of cribbing used. It always made a pleasant interlude in our own exam when we could watch the complicated maneu- verings of the fellow down the aisle trying to maniuplate a crib scroll wound on match sticks. The near genius of some cribbers in former years really made us feel inferior that we had always had to learn the stuff instead of being able to invent some breath-taking. fool-proof system. But this year we were disappointed to find only the old and worn out tricks being pulled. lNe also found that the engaging air of secretiveness of the cheater had vanished. It always thrilled us to find ourselves seated next to a cheater. He hadthe glamour of a war spy about him, and we felt like regular hellers just watching him work. Now notes are passed around casually in classes, or the studes rush out en masse "for a drink of waterl' and return still talking about the answer to the fifth. If for no other reason, we'd almost like to see the honor system put in just to see if it would stimu- late a little ingenuity on the campus in some new direction. Maybe it would produce a super stream- lined race of stool-pigeons. But even that, we feel, would be a relief from the apathetic monotony of the open cheating existing at present. XVe admit that it looks as if the Golden Age of Cheating is coming to an end simply from the lack of talent, but we hate to think that this means we are never again going to have the cozy feeling of watching someone buffalo the faculty. It isn't a healthy sign to have a faculty that isn't buffaloed once in awhile. If the honor system will bring out some new talent in another direction-we're all for it. . ..1 This University is Your University One of our operators reports seeing Mr. Ted Chamberlain down at the Barstow School around recess time surrounded by a Covey of palpitating females. Come, now, Chamberlain! Is this quite the thing? Our girls like to palpitate, you know. 1.. O . With Club-House Privileges Thrown In There is some talk about adding another fee to the tuition, VVe mean in addition to the compulsory activity ticket. The proponents, we must admit, present an attractive case. The fee, which will amount to ten dollars, entails these privileges: sit- Coiztizzuea' 011 page 84. 0 wifi W 0 UMC The P001 Payc' Fifty-f Taking ft Gut fn Trade . . . W -M:-,f t,:.:.' L,-,g:..L . ..ZLL IA ' 7-1, . 1. ,,-' 1-is if 9- 2"""2 f 'fr-2 fi -.:. '-"" t'f ..--"f ' U? E, 1' "I U", - U", 1 -: I J .- T T f'i nit. 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The arrangement for students to work for part of their tuition has been a boon to many aspiring scholars. There are many, many things that the students do to receive their scholarships. Perhaps the first to be noticed are the girls at the office desk. There is a different girl almost every hour of the day. She does such things as talk to her friends, read new copies of magazines, study, etc. Of course, on the side, she does work for the office which consists of answering the switchboard, giv- Prnfe liiufiy-51'.v ing out all sorts of information to people who call. and doing lots of typing for the office. She is ex- pected to know where each professor is each hour and where he can be reached, if he is giving a quiz that day, or almost anything she is asked. There are a number of girls who work in' the of- fice, especially during enrollment week when there is a great amount of typing to do. These girls get to talk to all the incoming students and generally have a good time. Once in a while they type. Then there are the girls who work in the library. Everyone complains about these girls. The slow- ness with which they get a book, only increases their coinplaints. The students feel that the method by which the books are obtained is a slow and labor- ious one. The library is willing to change if some- Coufiazzmd 011 page 8-l. GW . will W ' K. C. U. Administrators . WO CLYDE E. EVANS HELEN S. CLANCEY Deon ot Women Mrs. Clancey is an English teacher and Dean oi VVonien. She is a former president of the Kansas City XN'O1I1C11,S City Club. She has studied at the University of Cincinnati and Columbia University in New York. During the war, she drove for the Red Cross, being chairman of the Cincinnati Motor Corps. She has traveled extensively in Europe. ls student go-between and advisor of VVonien's Pan Hellenic Council. She was also advisor of the Stu- dent Council this year. Registrar Mr. Evans has taught steadily for over 30 years. NNas Dean oi Horner junior College here. He likes his work-bench and his car. Has traveled extensive- ly over the North American Continent. Always look- ing for better teaching niethods. Takes charge of practice teachers and instructs education courses. Has been conipliinented to the fact that no univer- sity in Missouri has a better practice teaching sys- teni than the University of Kansas City. Also holds position as registrar. Pagc l'i1.ffj'-.YUZ'C'l Some Additions to the Faculty . lVIllQlAlVl WAGNER Physicol Educotion CARL lOl-INSON Page Fifty-eiglzz' Miss Miriam Wlagner spent ten years as instruc- tor in the physical education department at the Uni- versity of Nebraska, before she came to the Univer- sity. She received her A. B. from Beloit College, and her M. A. from New York University. She also has a certificate from Wlellesley. She teaches Rec- reational Art for VVomen, Theory and Practice of Sports, Anatomy and Kinesiology. C. 1. BITTNER Dr. C. J. Bittner is the new instructor in Sociol- ogy. Before he came to the University of Kansas City, he had been an instructor at McKendree Col- lege in Lebanon, Illinois. He received his Ph. D. at Iowa State and this year has had charge of So- ciology, 210, 311, 414 and 418. Dromotics Carl johnson, heading the Drama section of the English Department, has proved his ability to the University this year with the fine plays that he has directed. He had a Master of Fine Arts degree from Yale, and taught at Grinnell as an instructor. He is umnarried and quite a favorite on the campus. Sociology FAQ but . vo ff 'Yee uae Qeeee 901 Qoe Kwai 'ixxxxe ek 'C0e Qew eiexkgl OK XL'af05'2w5 Cxkq , e Nueeekg eoxxkeefs Xvae Nveee YXeXcX Ko Wexcxx 'Axe euxdeoi M069 'Gee e XI oke. 'Yee Xeek Keene OK the Xlexxf ggei oo eoxxtzixxxee NYAXXQKQ on Wcixeh Qee ekeeeoks ww ete 'xo Qoke Koi 'cw ekle Xeexee oi 'skew dxexee, who Xxx Kuta weie 'xo he Xeegee NN eevvafxo 'geeggee Hom 'Coe oekexee. 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Tee eoeeexxexxe oi 'xbeee Qeiee Ceo-ee 'Coe qeeeo end Xwei Soni ektexxdexxie. 7 I Pa .UC I-Q Vfr, idling RITA KEATING Beta Zeta MARY ALICE MCKAY Cho-Chin We NWI F L00 Sfcrn, Plzofograplzer BEVERLY NIXQN,Siqmc1 Beta Beverlv Nixon, a freshman member of Sigma Beta, gracluated from Southwest High YW- . Qchool in 1937 She has a faculty for 1'G1HCl11tJC1'i1Ig' names and is a symphony of X uusophisticatiou. Page Sixty-0110 'iii Hex..-.- ,,,,.411. ,......,wl4.,., .,........,h.g.1.-f 4 ' ' Hrs UNI leasrrv News M-I Volume 0 Vtfilliam Volker Campus, Wfednesday, June 00, 193? Number ? P Top Hatters to Have A New UNews Planned All-Star Cast for Fee Fie Faux Pas .... Reorganization Show to Be Put On Sometime Soon Gadzooks! That little bombshell of concentrated energy, Glenda Speechman, burst through the Tophatters' door the other day, bringing with her her radiant personality, sauve, syncopating voice and radiant personality. "Little tid-bit" as the Tophatters call her, is going to be one of the big numbers in the forthcoming Tophatter production, "Fee Fie Faux Foeey," Paul Millson, student production manager told ye scribe the other day. Other leads in the forthcom- ing production, are: Bill Muf- fe, Gody Lions, Ernest Beerl- in, Lil Lurch and others of the same high quality. Paull Milson told ye scribe the other day Mr. Millson is the student producer, he told ye scribe. Glenda, . aul Milson said, just returned from an ex- tended tour of non-credit courses at K. U., K. State and others. She will play the part of Foogey, an Eskimo girl lost in the South Sea Is- lands, having started to walk home from a sleigh ride, ac- cording to Paull. Tophatters are very glad to have Glenda among them, because, in addition to her radiant personality, she will make one more to add to the bunch that every day lunches at some of the better places in the Plaza. Paul Wilson said 400 let- ters have been sent out to people, who, although they don't know it yet, are going to buy two tickets apiece to the forthcoming production. Paul said he wrote the let- ters. Several members of the business staff gave indispens- ible aid to me in licking the stamps, Mr. Millson told ye scribe. Betty Thorpe, publicity managerv, reported to Mr. Wilsson that she was about to launch her campaign which W. said consisted of the fol- lowing: a poster in the ad. Continued on page 4 TEXT-BOOK TO BE PUBLISHED It was learned today that Mr. Robert O. Baker will be honored soon by the publica- tion of the text book he has written for college treasur- ers called "The Life and Lim- its of the Student Budget" or "How to eGt People to Come In and Sign Their NYA Checks." It is said that Mr. Baker has become an author- ity on these subjects by do- ing personal research in the University office. Mr. Baker is married and sometimes comes to dances. ASSEMBLY TOMORROW If tomorrow is Tuesday there will be an assembly at 11 in the library auditorium. Classes will be dismissed at 11 o'clock but not at 10. The speaker, Mr. J. K. Zowie, will speak on "Where is College Youth Today." All students are urged to be at the as- sembly. BASSET EXPLAINS INCIDENT Dr. Basset of the Geology Dept. in an interview today stated that the disappearnce of the Administration Bldg. day before yesterday can probably be connected with th 60-foot chasm which marks site where same previously stood. S. S. S. TO HOLD PICNIC The Social Science Society will hold a picnic next Wed- nesday sometime, in the cor- ner of the library. Come and bring a good book. Plans for A bombshell announce- ment was perpetrated yester- day when it was revealed that members of the former staff had been asked to re- sign and a new crew of fresh- men were designated to take over the paper. Dr. Clarence Q. Becker, in making the announcement, said, "This is no reflection on the capabilities of the former staff. We are only anxious to make our Uni- versity paper the best in the West." New System of Merit As an inducement to stimu- late better writing and hard- er work from the new staff, Continued on page 3 BRING IN B-OOKS Beginning the week of July 32, the bookstore will buy old text books that people don't want anymore. People working in the book store will be glad to tell you whether the old textbooks you have will be used again next year or not. Prices will be paid will be 25 per cent ,of original cost. SENIORS PICK RINGS The Seniors have picked their rings. The rings will be of a design using purple onyx, imitation white gold and red rubies of a glassy nature. The motion made at Senior meeting that instead of rings the Seniors should choose lockets to wear around their necks this year was overruled and discarded. The Senior President says, "We feel that these are distinc- tive rings which will make us stand out together." Kangaroo Won't Give Up Again it is our painful duty to inform you that the extra amount of trash Forrest's crew has had to clean up this week has consisted chiefly of gawdy, bawdy bits of "Kangaroos" that irate students have torn up when they read what they had paid fifteen cents for. Personally, we of the UNEWS have never been able to get the point of the existence of the "Kangaroo," and if all the students are as thick- headed as we are, we can cheerfully expect that this obnoxious magazine can't last forever. In this month's issue, as in others, the Kangaroo staff is doing its pitiful best to ape the style of "Esquire'i and the "New Yorker." Well, all we can say is that we don't think these two need worry about their circulation falling off because of the Kangaroo. Our campus magazine, of which we are so proud, con- tinues to thumb its nose at everyone and everything about the school, but it does- n't have a very pretty nose. Perhaps it has been deform- ed by trying to avoid the un- wholesome stink arising from its pages. "Between the Beers" is the usual stale stuff. The article "How to Hold Your Man" is excellent advice for any girl not to follow. "Under the Table with Herman" certain- ly could be improved by a little careful study of the gossip column in the U- NEWS. The jokes are as funny as the cartoons-and we sure didn't laugh at eith- er of them. In fact, the "Kan-' garoo" is a flop as usual. Pooey! Our slogan for this Week is: What this school needs is a good five-cent magazine that sells for five cents-in- stead of fifteen." Your witty and appreciative reviewers will now rush for a bottle of Listerine to Wash the bad taste out of their mouths, after having done their duty in the field of criticism. Page .S'z'.1'ty-fllrcc Page 2 The University News The University News Vol. 0 June 21, 1938 No. IOQ Published spasmodically by students of the University of Kansas City at 51st and Rockhill Rd., Kansas City, Mo. Advertising rates on request, our busi- ness manager will stagger around to see you. This issue was put out with the editori- al cooperation of: Armand Gleen, four Chinese linotypers named Harry, Bill Jackson, Robert Stauffer, Beety Bou- tell, Armand Glenn, Jim Considine, Henry Hilken and Daily Princetonian. Business eDtails for this issue were managed by Rex Morgan, Seven Bottle of Bud, Eetaoin Shrdlu. Spearhead Let's Build Up Some Ethics Things have reached a deplorable state of affairs around here. It seems that certain of our fine young students around here, are somewhat misinform- ed about tht way things are done in the big colleges like Princeton, Harvard and Yale. It seems that certain stu- dents have the deplorable habit of not exactly playing fair on tests, like they do at the big colleges, like Princeton. Now we have no complaint about cheating on tests, except that we feel sorry for those people themselves. They can't realize, as we do, what all this really means. You know, it doesn't make much differenct whether you look at what the person next has put down so you can get perhaps a little higher grade. It's simply the principle of the thing. It isn't playing the game like they do at much older and larger schools. Much larger and older schools, like Princeton, Harvard, Yale and Western Reserve, all have their honor systems. The students simply discourage cheat- ting by letting the cheater know that they fthe other studentsj simply don't approve of that sort of thing and it isn't playing the game like we do at these older and larger schools. Now here at our school, we could have some volunteers volunteer to watch if other people are cheating. They would simply report to teacher that a certain person is cheating, and al- though they do not care what grade that person gets, they think it is un- fair to others, especially to me, who am sitting next to that certain person. The student council could help out Page .Siirly four by also watching for cribbing Kas they call it in the older and larger schoolsj and report same to whoever is inter- ested. The person or persons caught cheating could be brought before the student council and told if he doesn't stop cheating, the student council will do something about it. With all stu- dents working together for the same purpose, cheating could be brought to a halt. At least it would be cut down where we could compare favorably with Princeton,Harvard and Ohio State, where cheating has become a thing of the past, due to the splendid efforts of everyone in the school to watch and keep certain persons from cheating. So let's bcild some ethics around here. I'm sure we would be a much better school if we could do it. And we would soon have a reputation for what we are doing from coast to coast.-Harold Menn. IAXFOUFICI The Cluad Ho, hum, these spring days sure get you don't they? I think so, and I'm sure Jeep Jedlicka, Bob Kelley, Johnny Redman, Mom Hatcher, and Bob Nickel think so, too. Mom Hatcher, Jeep Jed- licka, Johnny Redman and Bob Kelley sure get around down at the Pig, as do Marshall Nickell and Rex Morgan. Girls have been known to fall for our man, Jay Buckhingham, such as Maude Crutch, Mrs. Clancy and J. Buckingham. Johnny Redman often goes to the Pla-Mor accompanied by Bob Kelley, Rex Morgan and Bill Dow also on occasion by "Jeep" and "Mom" Hatcher, with J, Buckingham as help- er. Cripes! ain't this spring keen? Wow! Pk Pk His Dale Johnson, Jack Gereke and Maud Crutch were seen sober on the Campus last week. Rex Morgan, J. Bucking- ham, and Johnny Redman . . . What a trio, especially when Rex Morgan, Pop Nickell and Rex Morgan are there with Lil Burch and Maude Crutch. Spring fever . . . often see the Pig filled with Bob Kelley, Ann Jedlicka fand her goddam suntan, too, tee hee, we were only fooling, Anniej, Morgan, Gereke, and Buckingham, all having a big time. The most interesting man we know fand what a man he is, boylj is Eetaoin Sshrdlu . . . what chance do we have with a guy like that around. 224 :ii Pk Lots of love on the campus . . . especially among Lil Burch, Bucking- ham, King Kong, the Holland tunnel, Morgan, Gereke, Hatcher, Jedlicka, and you might throw in Redman and Dow as alternates . . . Jees what a spring, you don't wanna do nothing but roll in the grass . . . Wow! lk 2 Bk 'Tis rumoured that Buckinham, Buffe and King Kong, and possibly Mary Lou Hatcher and Johnny Hughes are Chumping off to Etaoin Shrdlu . . . nice going there Etaoin, old boy. at Pk Ik A few song titles and people that are like them . . . Don Grueger . . . I Heard Three Birds. Nl-hings You , Never Knew 'Til Now" And Which Probably Never Bothered You A Fine Thing! This cliche is credited to the Chinese Emperor Foo-Foo the Foorst, who, when strolling one day by the banks of the yellow Yank-Poo, observed a Man- choo maiden bathing in a secluded cove of thestream. Struck with delight at the lyric beauty of the scene, Foo-Foo exclaimed: S'ai feyen thieng!" Natural- ly, the Emperor, a pronounced stutter- er, meant to say "S'ai theyen feeng," which is Manchoo for "Holy Gee!" but he got his consonants twisted. A Coolie swineherd who happened to be near by was amused by the novelty of the phrase, and he sent it in, accompanied with a box-top from a "Koochee-Li- chee Rice" carton, to a bright-sayings of children contest being run in a cur- rent weekly. Naturally, such a wittic- ism was not ignored by the magazines, and "Hulabaloo" and "Essquyre" ran the gag simultaneously in the next edition. Frequent repition of the phrase since that time has served to fix it firmly in our vernacular. EXCl'l6I'lQCS The University of Florida will not hold a winter sports Carnival due to the comparative scarcity of snow. Godfrey Gilch, sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania, is cele- brating his twenty-first birthday this month. In an exclusive interview with the representative of the student publi- cation of the University, he said, "You may ask my relotives and doting par- ents to please omit floral offerings, as I will probably fhici be too tight to appreciate same." fi J. 3 wil ar Q uf-0 The University News Page 3 Societies By Jeep Joutelle Drizzle! Drizzle! Drizzle! As Sam Goldwyn would say, "What a day to spend Mon- day!" But speaking of slick things fthe streets, dopel those smooth Chikos really threw a dinner party last Friday night. Yes, sir, every- one really had a gay time. Jane Restrick was there with My Man A. B. C. gl D. Cjust the vitamin kidj, Kelley and Jeep, Independence Etzen- houser and Independence, Jeep and Kelley. Everyone spent most of the evening trying to find out where Jeep got that mysterious tan she has been sporting. But as Jeep said, "You won't have to worry long. Wait until the next rain and it will all Wash off." And like the little prophet she was, here's the rain. :ec :cc -sc I guess you've heard the old saying, "When the cat's away the mice turn into rats." Well, speaking of rats, the Sigma Chis CI take it back, boysl went to town with their annual Valentine party, Sat- urday night. You bring Val, and I'll bring steins . . . or something of the sort. On second thought, who is Val? Oh, well, another day, an- other man . . . and the curl in Jeep's hair is all coming out in the rain. Let's hope her hair doesn't come out, too. 1 if :- Somebody asked me to an- nounce that the Sigma Betas are planning to have a spring party some spring this year. That remifids of the one about the Chiko and the Sig- ma Chi Psis, but I guess we'd better wait until we're alone before I tell you the rest of it. Anyway, if anyone wants to go to the Sigma Beta rat- slugging contest, they'll have to find out for themselves where it is because Jeep's tan got in the way when she started to ask them. fha, halj 21 Pk as All the Beta Zeta chick-a- biddies got together at Ann Corbin's Chicken Coop last Sunday afternoon and had their weekly hen party they call "meeting," Ho, hum! This rain makes me sleepy. I can hardly see the typewriter before my face. It seems that said chick-a-biddies are plan- ning a scavenger hunt for the 9th and that they're go- ing to have another of those bridge parties sometime next month. is lk Pk . . . So the Chiko said to the Sigma Chi Psis, "That's all I wanted to know!" End of joke flaughj. End of column fapplausej Well, the Monday flood of '38 is about to wash me away so I guess I better quit. I'll be back next week to tell you all the news and until then don't forget Jeep's theme song "Tippi Tippi Tan." Goo 'bye. A New UNews fContinued from page ll a system of a merit chart has been devised. Each week the writers of the five best stor- ies in the UNEWS will be awarded a gold star which will be pasted after his name on the chart which will hang in the newspaper's office and which will bear the names of the staff members. Henry Q. Hilken of the economics department has been chosen by Dr. Clarence Q. Becker to fill the position of "Gold-star-awarderf' This position requires literary judgment, and will take a great deal of time, but Mr. Hilken, when notified that he had been chosen, said, "I want to give all my time to the UNEWS for I think it is an exceedingly worthwhile project." Staff Positions Still Open Although a number of stu- dents who have shown writ- ing ability in the freshman composition classes have been asked to work for the news- paper, there is work for all who would like to be part of the staff, and take their du- ties seriously. If you can write, the UNEWS needs you, and you will be doing a great service to your future Alma Mater. If you want to write, the UNEWS gives the best opportunities for prac- tice and criticism. Everything which is printed in the U- NEWS will be criticized. Come on, gang- Come out now and sign up for the U- NEWS. We'll be seeing you at staff meeting'. Future . . Novelists Talks Ye Scribe Gets Interview With lvlclfibben By Robert Stuffer The little man with the Murad mustache fnonchalantj was lying in the grass on his back, watching the sun go Jy in the sky. Ye scribe approached respectfully and squat- ted beside him to wait until the future famous man wanted to be interviewed. The little man turned his head to look at ye scribe and said, "What ho, my good man?" By this time you have prob- ably guessed that the little man with the Murad mus- tache was Frank Q. McKib- ben, leading literary light of the campus and ex-editor of the UNEWS. "Is it true, Mr. McKibben, that you are planning to Write a novel?" "Yup, that's the dope, son. Anytime I have a week-end without anything to do I'm going to get started. I've got a couple buzzing around in my head right now." Ye scribe looked at the future famous novelist's head but could see nothing un- usual. "What kind of novels are you going to write, sir?" "Well, son, my novels are going to be significant, they- 're going to be vital studies of American life and the eternal problems of man- kind." "Even your first novels, Mr. McKibben?" "Oh, I may toss off a few popular best-sellers to get a little dough ahead, but after that it's going to be art and nothing else." "I hear you already have a title picked out?" "Yes, I'm going to call my masterpiece "Out of These Years." But I'm not going to write that until I've lived and seen the world and done years of research. Besides I've got to get a plot for it." The little man with the Murad mustache turned over on his tummy in the grass and stared moodily at the weary ants threading their tedious way through the jungle of grass blades. "You know, Stuffer, we're all just a bunch of ants lost in the world. That's the mes- sage I want to bring to the people, and make them see the real tragedy of life." "Mr, McKibben, do you think it is hard to write novels?" "Not for me, son, not for people like me. By the way, who's the dame in the green sweater?" Ye scribe, perceiving that even future novelists were human, concluded the inter- view abruptly and walked away, leaving the little man alone with his mustache, and the ideas in his head, and the ants in the grass. NOTICE The Folk dancing team will not compete against Town- send Plan Club No. 3 as originally planned due to unforeseen cfircumstahices which could not be avoided. ORCHESTRA CORNER Attention! Can you play the bassoon? There are still a few places left in the bass- oon section of the Kansas City University Philharmon- ic-Symphony Orchestra. If you hurry there will still be a few left. All students who are interested in chamber music or trio work should come to the L. A. auditorium at 5:45 p. m. sometime. DELTA X TO MEET There will be a Delta X meeting either Tuesday or Wednesday of next week at 7:00 p. m. in the Sc. Bldg. The speaker at this meeting will be Dr. Daniel T. who will speak on "Some Little Num- bers I have known." Math- ematics majors, Science maj- ors, members of the club, friends of such and others, who are interested are cordi- ally invited to attend. Puyu .S'1'.1'fj'-f1'i'c Page 4 The University News I ten rows had been sold and was no telling what Top I'Iatters lflontinued from page 11 building, a poster in the L. A. building, a poster in the Sc. building, and a poster in the boiler room. The poster campaign is under the di- rection of Paul Wilsonnn, art major. Bill Muffe, a lead in the there would happen next. "It's col- Mr. Muffe said, giv- ossal," ing a by-line to Sam Gold- wyn. "From the Sam Gold- wyn production, "Anchors Aweigh," under the direction of Paul Wils-I mean Sam Goldwynf' While the rain slanted fortchoming production, said one of the big acts was one with him and a cow in it. Ernie Beerlin is also in the scene. To clear up the mat- ter. Mr. Muffe told ye scribe, "I stand on the left of the cow. The one in the center is the cow, Mr. Muffe said. Paul Wilsoon, said: "The cast doesn't know its lines yet, but no matter. There will be a good deal of ad- libbing anyway." Mr. Mill-- son said Mr. Muffee was very good at ad-libbing, especial- ly ad-libbing with comments on his QMuffe'sJ life. The Tophatter's sales cam- paign is coming along swim- mingly, it was said. Mr. Mill- against the windows of the Tiphatter's office, Mr. Wil- son waxed sentimental. "I don't quite know what I am going to do when I get out of school," he said to your scribe, "Probably the show game." JRS. WIN OVER SRS. BY A LITTLE BIT .... Playing a fast game of combined Jacks and Mumble- ty Peg the Juniors narrowly won over the Seniors yester- day afternoon in the game held on the mats in the gym. Final score as it stood was Juniors 18 run, 0 hits, 12 errors, the Seniors 12 runs, Outstanding star of the game was Glen Stebbins who has made a name for him- self being forward. Leaping the cracks between the mats, Flash Stebbins crashed? in with final runs giving the game to the Juniors. At a crucial moment Coach Spaht sent in Ira Wilbur- force to rally the fading se- nior team. It was a success- ful maneauver, and if Flash Ira had been sent in earlier the Seniors felt they might have finished out on top. This was the third game in the round-robin match be- ing in inter-murals right now. The players in yesterday's game follows: Juniors Keller, f. .rrrrr 3 5 7 9 Satterlee, f --1O 2 4 0 Anderson, f .... Kz 7 up Hurst, g.--7:45 M W F Whitaker, c.--Stocks 96 off 2 Sophomores Hilken, L. A. .... 2 to 1 Johnson, Library 11., 44 40 or Sex For College Man Late yesterday afternoon Forest Filds of the cleanup squad of the University came running breathless into the executive offices in the Ad- ministration building. Pant- ing, and with his eyes bug- ging out to an alarming de- gre he xS123taoin SHRD man found dea in the lobrary. The corpse had been, ac- cording to the Cor. dead ap- promixately 215 weeks. An autopsy was held, but no signs of violence were visible. Harry Whortle, friend of the deceased, whose name ye learn, stated that the friend said somthing about getting a book from the library, but he had never come back from the aforesaid place. The de- parted had no book, so it is safe to say tha - never got the volume for W he was waiting. He ' "" eaten a I' nearby est..- .. edly owned by the Unijvldfl, ,y 5' Syrah ' gi fa A-. be 'ig -z ,M ,,,.,ag, -f- 'R' 57 2, X? ,,.., .V 3, -il: auf? .ig M it H nv J if vvsrfr- 'rxeiwofe' I A' I- --H .a f f-- S0 MILD! son reported that the first 0 hits, 18 errors. Luby, L. A. --.. 24 if 'K at f of Kansas City. . 291 if ' , I7 WEPE NOW IN u-IE MAIN Pausom CAVERN,CUT PRISONERS WERE cz-IAINEQ n4ENl1ovfEaEDiiT1-QBOJJGI-I 2 'few-eff fgffjg ,,,. Q , Enom SOLID noon. 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Of course, this in turn called for other ideas, but the three and their intimates felt that by pooling their resources they would have at least enough genius for one issac. And so they gave it a try. After surmounting the first difficulties of selling advertising for a non-existant publication and get- ting contributions for the same, the editors were able to introduce their first off-spring from the bridge-table in the front hall, March l937. Now, from the long view, we can say charitably of that first issue. "lt was an interesting experiment," but even from the long view we would hesitate to ven- ture much more. lt was a pretty under-nourished little Kangaroo that made its debut on the campus last spring. Brought out on the proverbial shoe-string, and rather sadly resembling it, the humor mag showed a confusing lack of editorial purpose. Although it declared itself a "humorous magazine", most of the contributions were oh so very, very literary from the English major crowd. For the moment the newcomer made a faint stir in the usual apathy of Qur Student Body. Most of them read the first issue tby means of the good old K. C. U. custom pass-it-over-to-me-nextj but they were only mildly enthusiastic. Disappointed Eng- lish majors who failed to find their own contribu- tions in the pages. condemned it as "rotten writing." The locker room gang complained "it isn't dirty enough ll' And the Unews, thinking of all the value it offered for five cents, declared indignantly, "NVell, all we know is that it isn't worth any fifteen cents." However, the second issue showed that the shoe- string had somehow grown to be a boot-lace, and it can be recognized as the direct ancestor of the Kan- garoo we have known this year. Slick paper re- placed newsprint, the cover had taken on color, and the editors had been successful in wringing a little more humor and a little less literature out of their contributors. Circulation doubled, on this issue, and the Kangaroo no longer felt itself an unwel- come step-child on the campus. It felt that it now Had the Courage to Go On. The original triumvirate-Allan Paris, Howard Crossage, and Bill McDonell-has continued to car- ry the chief burden of the Kangarods publication. However, they have been seconded in their efforts by Mary Harbord, Bette Macoubrie, Bob Grafrath and Ernest Berlin. Cf course, beyond these there have been staff members, and there have been staff members. But staff members of any college publi- cation are like the shifting sands of the desert-and we won't go into all of that right now. Allan E. Paris, known locally as Hbright-eyesn and Hthe little mann, was the first editor of the Kanga- roo and steered it successfully through the first six issues. Allan gained renown as the originator of the phrases "drive-like-hell-to-the-Plaza" and 'fpush tables together and just take the place overn. His specialty was the column "Between the Beers" where he commented with a sprightliness which was neither heavy-handed sophistication nor too blase juvenile yawning-thank heavens! But V Allan turned professional and left the amateur ranks. Howard Gossage, who with Bill McDonell had been handling the business end of the magazine with one hand tied behind his back, now untied the other hand and took over the editorship. Howard maintained the standard of high comedy which Al- lan had helped the magazine achieve, and he brought the Kangaroo to a place among other college humor magazines. of which the University need not be ashamed. Despite our natural bias in favor of our own magazine, compliments from other magazine editors and favorable comment from other sources Page 5'i.rty-sewfz assure us that we have a humor magazine which ranks extremely well with those of 'folder and larg- er schools" lto use a phrase bitterly run into the ground by the Kangaroo for satirical purposesj The Kangaroo is a member of the National Asso- ciation of College Comics, and of the Board of Edi- tors, College Humor magazine. National adver- tisers buy space in its pages. Excerpts from the Kangaroo have been reprinted in the magazines of every large university in the United States. Copies are exchanged with numerous other schools, and the magazine has a sizeable circulation in Kansas City outside the campus. While the Kangaroo would be the last to admit it has had any function other than that of supplying K. C. U. with a humor mag, it may well be pointed out that the Kangaroo is doing a great deal to create interest in the University among outsiders, and to inform students all over the country that College Life is also taking place in Kansas City. Published primarily to amuse the students on the campus, in- directly it is a record of the attitudes, personalities, speech and school life of these same students. -M ary Harbord O Craiaequs . . . The yearbook of the University of Kansas City was christened Qwithout champagnej "Crataegus", three years ago, by Dr. Kenneth L. Mahoney of the Biology Department. Crataegus is the scientific name for the hawthorne, flower of Missouri. Two editions of the traditional, academic type of yearbook have been published in the past by editors George Attebury and Virginia Collins. Jeanette Spears, a junior, and Roy Stout, a senior, were selected as editor and business manager of the yearbook for 1938. Feeling that something should be done about the disinterested and lethargic atti- tude of the students, they decided that some sort of a change should be made. Also there was a small matter of the debt of the previous year's annual, and from all aspects, the annual of l938 was headed in the same general direction. After much arguing and wrangling, the Cratae- gus-Kangaroo merger became known and estab- lished. The staff is made up of those people who want to work on it and no work, no credit. Those who have contributed to the issues of the book are, Con- tributers, VVilbur Mansfield and Dorothy Carter. Art Editor, Paul VVillson, and Lorraine Stith. Class Editors, Jean Dunham, Lucille Southard, jane Mar- tin and Bill Dow. Organizations Editors, Betty Page Sixfy-eiglzt Boutell and Ann Jedlicka. The business staff in- cludes, lYillard NYarner, john Redman. Jeanette Spears and Roy Stout firmly believe that the yearbook will never return to its old formal style. O ,T, The University Review Four years ago the first issue of the University Review appeared-a small, green-backed pamphlet of thirty-two pages. Keeping pace with the devel- opment of the University, the Review now appears in quarterly editions of 152 pages, and brings to the University community and a rapidly growing pub- lic, articles, poetry, stories and drawings of regional and national interest. Dr. Clarence R. Decker founded the Review and edited the magazine until his executive duties this year forced him to resign as editor. He was suc- ceeded by Dr. Alexander Cappon of the English de- partment. Reflecting the aims of the University itself, the Review is helping to stimulate intellectual activity in Kansas City and call attention to cultural oppor- tunities near at hand. The consistently high stand- ard of writing and ideas in the magazine has called forth enthusiastic approval from critics and edi- tors all over the United States. Although the Re- view is a regional magazine, primarily concerned with the Middle-West, its scope has not been limited to the immediate community it serves. Faculty members, students, local writers and scholars contribute to the publication, and, in addi- tion, the cover of the Review has borne the names of many distinguished persons in the world of litera- ture and art-Thomas Hart Benton, John Steuart Curry, John Cowper Powys, Edgar Lee Masters, John Gould Fletcher, Diego Rivera, VVilliam Ellery Leonard, Pearl Buck, Lord Dunsany, Donald VVith- erstine, and others.-iwary Harbord O . LAMENT That I should be a beauty queen Has always been my fondest dream. Although my charms, in life, are such They are not lauded overmuch, l' always hoped photography Could help to make a queen of me. But I have had CAlas!j to learn From Messrs. Mitchell, Moore and Stern That I must join the uncrowned throng VVhose hopes like mine were falsely strong And sing the song: 'fThey Done Us Wfrongln as g wil WO The Campus Newspaper . . . . mu- Frank McKibbin Armand Glenn Paul Willson Rex Morgan High-handedness, criticism and reorganization made this year a hectic one for the University News staff. In March, soon after Armand Glenn and Rex Morgan took over the editorial and business reign of the financially bankrupt paper, the administra- tion stepped in and backed by years of vast ex- perience gained from reading the Kansas City Star, announced that open competition for all offices on the staff was to be held. The paper was to become a second A'New York Times,', a real gem among college publications. Richard B. Fowler, editorial writer, reporter, and minister of propaganda for the University totalitarian state, stationed at the "Kansas City Star" and Harry Kaufman, one-time Star correspondent, one-time U-News editor, who flunked out in l936 and '37, were to give profes- sional advice and sow the seeds of their vast repor- torial knowledge in the fertile brains of all entrants. Students applauded and thought it was a marvel- ous idea, each secretaly confiding in himself that he was the undiscovered genius needed for the editor's chair. About twenty-five Hslumbering genii' applied and the contest mill ground finely. Among these were Bill jackson, former staff member, and Jim Considine, associate editor under the Glenn regime. Mr. Glenn himself was conspiciously lacking from the assembly. It was rumored that he had been assigned to cover the chemistry classes, a beat equivalent to the obituary department of the large dailies. Students waited with bated breath for the first "New York Times" edition of the new, better writ- ten, better edited, better proofread, better head- lined and more amazing University News. The time approached and Harry Kaufman and Allan Paris, were seen rushing madly about with immensly famous personages like Messrs. Fowler and Decker. The News office was liberally stocked with yellow pencils labeled "The Kansas City Star" and reams of yellow paper was used, lending a professional atmosphere to the scene. The first paper appeared, a fine example of repor- torial ague. It contained every style of type from the oldest Harper's VVeekly to the latest thing in the Kalamazoo Gazette. The campus was amazed at the Decker, Fowler, Kaufman representation of the 'fNew York Timesf' Also remarkable was the freeness from typographical errors. Only fifty-four were counted on the front page. A large and smiling group of staff members await- ed in News meeting to congratulate the profession- als on their achievement. In the resulting melee, Mr. Fowler endeavored to the best of his ability to prove that retrogression is essentially progress. After four weeks of endless progress, downward, Mr. Glenn reappeared as the 'WVhite Hopef' and once more resumed office. After some persuasion Mr. jackson and Mr. Considine consented to act as assignment editor and editorial editor, respective- ly. Three editions were published before the adminisl tration realized that Mr. Glenn was once more in office. The next day it announced that publication was suspended until the finances were straighten- ed out. This was to have been the major purpose of the reorganization. So once again the not much read but much in the red University News was bankrupt. Sighed vener- able four-year staff member Kenny Birkhead, "His- tory repeats itself." Page Si.rty-niizcf TQPHATTFRS Cl .U B ni o L First Row: Paul VVQllsOn, Ernest Berlin, Dwight Newton, Patsy Tilford, Buck Belwood, Mary Lou Hatcher, Kay Domi- nick,, Bttty Muehlschuster, Allene Ragan, Virginia Sanders, Lillian Burch, Betty Thorpe, Bernice Ross, Marjorie Bell, Mary Koehler. Second Row: Charles Tupper, Frank McKibbin, Harry McDonald, Jean Miller, Art Hassenphlug, Dub Crowe, Jean Marie Downey, Bud Hites, Mary Alice McKay, Roger Atzenweiler, Jim Rawlings, Edith Ann Pierce, Lala Cochrane, Jane Crawford. Third Row: Jay Buckingham, Carl Johnson, Mossman Roueche, Jack Gereke, Georgia Lee Hupp, Bob Keller, Marjorie Heimbrook, 'Winifred VVoods, Freda Walker, Vera Cameron, Mary Jane Wfishropp, Ann Calhoun, Dorothy Dabbs, Lilabel Blackman, Elouise Blackman. Fourtli Row: Bill Buffee, Howard Speer, Ruby Jane Long, Dorothy Simmons, Hope Messing, Rita Keating, James Emery, Ruth Rosenstock, Faye Saunders, Margaret Vtfarrick, Bill Dow, Timmy Monsees, Johnny Redman, Lucille Pierce. Now that the second annual Tophatters' Club show, "Thing and Stuffl' is history, now that we have seen a really fine musical comedy, presented on a big-time scale by our own confreres of the University, now that we have put on a much better show than many another "older and larger" school flike Princeton for instance, Messrs. Hilken, Pindar and Staeblerj, our lethargic student body is a bit prone to nod in its customary indifferent approval, and then sink back into its primeval ooze. All of which is just a verbose way of saying that their is a Cquoting Paul Willsoiij "whole helluva lot more to putting on a show than going through your paces on the opening night." Before quoting Mr. Wfillson further, let me tell you something of the history of the Tophatters' club of the University of Kansas City. To begin with, last year someone or ones thought it would be a good idea to put on a show, so they did. This initial attempt was called "Things ,N Stuff," and was so amazingly good that it was decided to start early in the year 1937-38 to put on something of a gigantic nature. The first meeting of the new year Page .qC'UC11f3Y was attended by more than a hundred people, all of whom seemed to be genuinely interested. Plans were discussed for the coming year, and the rhythm choir was organized. Mr. Nyquist and Mr. Mc- Dermott of the Art department spoke briefly, and help of all types was enlisted in the cause. Shortly after Christmas the book was completed and cast- ing had begun. The Christmas dance of the club saw the first public presentation of the songs from the show and several of the cast. Along about this time the now historic jam ses- sions began in the Tophatters' office, on the fourth floor of the Administration building, which had formerly accommodated the cafeteria. The sessions were held to the music of Countess Johnson and her popular band. VVith the approach of "Fee Fie Faux Pasf, re- hearsals moved from the University to the Music Hall of the Municipal Auditorium, which was furnished through the kindness of Mr. George Goldman, without whose help the show would have never been produced. Day and night rehearsals Cozzfilzzzed 011 page 85. Fl Nl Qur Students Have It is sad but true. Our valiant male students have degenerated into cream-puffs. The proof? It is simple-just glance at the present male wearing apparel. Among the various garments today worn by the college student, there is one prize offender. It is that sissified bush coat Calso known as beer jacket, sport coat, etc.j It changes its wearer from an or- dinary human being into a floating ragbag. To begin with, most bush coats were designed to fit either Primo Carnera or jim Thorpe. VVhen the average young man is placed inside one he prac- tically disappears, except for a slight protuberance corresponding to the head and bits of flesh extend- ing from the sleeves, which are taken for fingers. The overly padded shoulders, along with the young man's slender hips and legs, give a gorilla-like ap- pearance. Add to this four large pockets, built to hold anything from a Model T to a Mack truck, sewed on the ample front, and a belt drawing the hetergeneous mass together and you get an impres- sion of this garment. Robert johnson, weighing some l25 pounds, NVELS the first to step out in one of these elephant coats, but jack Kinzy and jim Clark were quick to follow suit. Since these early bush coats were made of heavy corduroy, you may imagine how the occu- pant felt. It was just like taking a daily twelve-hour steam bath. Not to be outdone, jim McVey often marched to school wearing a sweater under his beer jacket and an overcoat on top of the whole bundle for protection against the nippy morning air. We will, however, have to admit that conditions have improved somewhat. The haberdashers, tak- ing pity on the poor customers, this spring got out a new line of beer jackets. These new arrivals were made out of a light sackcloth, thus being much cool- er to fit the season. Students by the droves flocked down to 'obtain these new models, never stopping to consider that they would be much more comfort- able minus these jackets entirely, and would at the same time look more like human beings. These new creations were at least a change. Some individuals, lost all winter, finally reappeared upon putting on one of these lighter coats. But even these had their shortcomings. They held their shape about like a rubber balloon, and resembled a worked over gunny sack drawn over the wearer's head. There were no padded shoulders to conceal the in- mate, but of course, the yards of extra material hung down somewhere around his knees. Become Crearnjouffs jack Gereke was one of the first to blossom forth in this new garment, but Bob McLaughlin and jack Casper were not far behind. After seeing them we were convinced of the hopelessness of the situation. Our real objection, however, comes from another angle. These bush coats have much the same effect as wearing a bustle would have. They take from our manhood the dominant, virile quality and make it weak and helpless. This winter several bush coat sufferers attempted to engage in a game of basket- ball, but the poor fellows played as if they were en- cased in strait-jackets. They could hardly manage themselves, let alone helping win the game. Thus we say that our males have become cream-puffs. Moreover, in the field of men's fashions there are many other equally atrocious customs. We should like to point out these conditions, with the hope that next year may see an improvement. Harold Myers is the first offender. He has the habit of wearing a sweater to school without a shirt -thus giving a half-done appearance, similar to a peeled banana. Luckily, there are no other young sportsmen who follow his example. Then there is the matter of bow ties. Perhaps these at one time looked fairly decent on some people, but when 5 foot 5 inch Glen VVhitaker jigs around the dance floor sporting a loud new bow tie and Mary Lou Stocks, it is too much. Bill Campbell not only wears flashy bows, but he gets them already tied, since he is not himself pro- ficient in the art and Don Stein went to a dance in his Tux without his bow being tied when he could find no one to do the job one night. Even conserv- ative Roy Stout has been converted to their use. But, all in all, Armand Glenn is the worst of all. He consistently wears them, and usually has a knot re- sembling a four leaf clover. Perhaps Mr. Glenn dresses in the dark, but that is no excuse. It is necessary here to criticize Mr. Gereke again for his fashion views. He is in the habit of wear- ing a suit coat but no necktie. To conceal this ir- regularity, he wears a muffler neatly knotted and tucked in under his coat. This not only makes him look like a movie actor, but also a damn fool. Among fashion pace-setters on the campus is a group that insists on wearing riding habits. They look quite sporty for the time being, but lead dogs' lives while so decked out. About every other person they meet insists on inquiring, "XYhere's your horse P" At first the sport lover makes some snappy C07IfIil1llCfI1 011 page 85. Page Scvczzfj'-0110 W 1 1 i i i v I w 5 I F U. An Gzark Gal Visits K. C. U .... Dear Rebecca, This is your old friend, Euphemia joggler Pish, just dropping you a line. Since we moved into the city from down in the Qzarks, I have been awfully busy, but I still prefer the good old country life Qhay-necks, hoedowns, pitch parties, etc.j. Believe me, Rebecca, I certainly have been hav- ing some big times up here. The other day I had an especially wild spree. I thought I'd go over and give the University of Kansas City the once over on account I may go there next year-just getting lined up, you know. Vtfell, early one Friday morn- ing, May 6, to be exact, I toddled over to the cam- pus. VVell siree, that certainly is a nice school. I saw more well-dressed people! You know a lot of these city folks don't know how to wear clothes, but at that school they shore prettied up. They all looked just like the folks down home, with ragged overalls and loud handkerchiefs, and pretty colored shirts. I liked one fellow especially. His name is Mike DeFeo and he had the prettiest yellow hair and a big derby hat. He shore was nice. Roy Beach had the same color hair but he didn't have a bottle of cider like Mike did. A lot of the fellows had stickers on their backs saying "Hobo Day" but I didn't want to but right in, rude like, and ask somebody what it meant. May- be it was some holiday like St. Valentine's Day. All the kids were wandering around the quadrangle, they called it, so I joined right in without anybody notic- ing me. Pretty soon Graveyard, Dick Blume, Bill Buffe, Bob Noll and Bill Abercrombie came tearing around on some little scooters with real motors. In fact, they were scooting around all day getting in every- bodyls way. Then I saw one of those tough teach- ers, by the name of Mr. Hilken, who was strutting around the campus in some rags, and Burr Com- mons was sporting a real, honest-to-goodness red beard he had taken a week to grow. Three girls, Cecile King, Beverly Nixon and Helen Senter ran around showing off their ducky outfits, but all the while clinging tightly to one another. I think they were afraid of getting lost. Finally, at 9:15 a lot of studious-looking bums came dashing out of the buildings and everyone rushed toward the assembly hall. Patty Powers, Dona Anderman and I had quite a fight to see who would sit on jack Casper's lap, but I finally won out, and does he have hard knees! I would much rather have sat on Charlie Young. There was a real "hum dingeri' of a program in the assembly. Ann jedlicka brought out a bunch of bashful girls called Chikos who tried to act out 'Snow VVhite and the Seven Dwarfsf, The only acting they did, however, was looking embarassed. Not to be outdone, Lil Burch and some Beta Beta Deltas trucked on out to give the news. It seems that the Vo-camps have been in some kind of an election, and the gals pretended like they were read- ing the U-News, only they didn't have anything to read. It must be a transparent paper. In the meantime, Bob Poindexterls band was making a terrible racket. But the hit of the day was C011lLIlI'LlCd 011 page 84. Top Left: Dean of Hobos, Bartle and the policemen who escorted the six-block long parade downtown. The policemen enjoyed it more than the students, almost. T011 Collier: Sam Thomas in sailor cap and Berniece Ross in front of him. Margaret Newcomb in the center with the balloon and Dan Axtell who looks rather unde- cided about the whole thing. Top Right: VVe never found out just what this intend- ed to be, but the human pyramid is, starting at the top and working down: Bob Beavers, Hunter Munford, Ar- mand Glenn and Barney Rawlings with his back turned. The shot was taken at the time of the broadcast at Eleventh and Grand avenue. Lcff Center: Gene Friedman, Bill Campbell, Burr Com- mons in the back, and George Converse. Burr' Commons won the prize for being the best hobo-along wrh Charles Tupper. lllz'a'fz'lf' Ccuffcr: Mike Defeo with orange wig, derby, red flower and bottle of red stuff CFD, and Ernie Berlin who doesn't look much different than on the other days he comes to sit through classes. The girl behind the paper he is holding is Patsy Tilford. ' Right Cmzfrrz Cecil and Kurtz, who might as well have won the prize for being the best hobos. They had just as much fun as the students. Bnfiomz Vtfaiting in line to begin the snake dance through downtown K. C. Along the line you can spot, left to right: Ernie Berlin and his white sweatshirt, Frank McKibbin and moustache, Howard Kennedy, Billy Reed minus hair and plus Martin, Barbara jane VVarner and stripes, Lee VVelsh, Georgia VVitter, Mary Lou Hatcher, Allene Ragan, Alvin Bohner, Wfillie Kuluva and leopard skin, Wfalker Rodman, and at the far right, Mary Frances Scott, Mary Petri and Jewell Ferguson. Pam' SC'1'f'lIf-X'-fl1l'I'f' Who Did What Cn Hobo Day . George Goellner, Bob Poindexter and Alma Jane VVirthman should be given credit for the work that they did on planning Hobo Day. If you are won- dering who made all the arrangements, planned the program, purchased the prizes, called on the City Manager to obtain permission for the parade, ob- tained the police escort, arranged for the food to be sold, the assembly program, the broadcast-then look no further, for those responsible for all this are the three mentioned above. This is the second year that Bob Poindexter and George Goellner have been in charge of Hobo Day. They say themselves that they have stayed up nights, neglected their lessons and term papers to plan this great celebration. Bob Poindexter pulled the band together for the second time and got a truck for them to go downtown with the parade. George Goellner was master-of-ceremonies for the second time. Both these boys express their appre- ciation to the Student Council and the student body for their cooperation. Alma Jane VVirthman obtained the official car for the day. The LaSalle convertible sedan was given by Greenlease Motor Car Company. The impor- tant people rode in the car which headed the parade, driven by Miss VVirthman. Those riding in the car were Mr. Hilkin, best faculty hobog Burr Commons and Charles Tupper, who tied for best man hobog Betty Heyrman, best girl hobog and Sally Richard- son, daughter of Hayes A. Richardson. The judges of the best hobos were Mr. Harper, Mr. McDermott and Glen VVhitaker. If we remem- ber correctly, Mr. Harper should have been in the running for the best faculty hobo. According to Bob Poindexter, the only thing that was out of order was the fact that the hobos lost the sound truck when they got down town. The KMBC Broadcasting Station was stationed at llth and Grand. The line of hobos expected to see it at llth and VValnut. After a short delay, the broad- cast was made and a recording of it was taken and rebroadcast at five olclock. Bill Buffe and Bill Abercrombie helped lead the parade with their motor bikes. Betty Tharpe had a great time back at the Uni- versity when she got several rides on the back of the policemen's motorcycles. Io Duffy and Bud Hites were driven round and round the Quad by the youngest and best looking policeman. The red light and the siren were both going. Page Scwzzty-fain' I . 4 4 l l NVaiting to start the parade from the University are the two most popular cars of the day. The highly decorated one won the prize for the best hobo car. Part of the time it went under its own power and part of the time it was pushed. Loaded with student hobos it went round and round the quad until all were dizzy. There were some unusually funny things that hap- pened that day. One was when Robert VVright's pants were torn off during the assembly. He was in a small crowd with Billy Reed, Clyde Norton and several other freshmen boys when suddenly his pants were gone. He managed to get out with some- one's coat around him. The Chiko's skit was very funny in one place. One! They threw a fish from the stage into the audience. It hit Ted Goodale. He didn't think it was so funny. Some of the Tophatters came dressed as the Yo- cum family. Paul Wlillson was Lil' Abner, Betty Tharpe was Daisy Mae, Joe Duffy was Mammy Yo- cum, and Bud Hites was Pappy Yocum. They also brought along a horse and buggy which pranced all over the Quad. All in all the students had quite a day. They should know that through the efforts of Bob Poin- dexter and George Goellner the whole day was a success. 'WO MO Oil U0 FACULTY . . ROBERT D. NV. ADAMS Dr. Adams has successfully guided the Light Opera Associa- tion through its first light opera, presented at the University, by University students this spring. This is his third year at the U. and he still holds sway over the Music Department. Enjoys play- ing the piano which he may be found doing often. MADELINE ASHTON Miss Ashton received her Ph.D. at the University. of Illinois, her M.A. at Smith College, and her AB, at K. U. She has spent some time at the Sorbornne in Paris and the University of Geneva. She has taught German and French at a number of places. MAX L. BASEMAN'N Mr. Basemann, extremely well liked by all Span- ish Majors. has his own especially devised grading system. No student has figured it out completely yet. He received his master's degree at the Univers- ity of Iowa. Is pleased with his new offices in the Lib Arts building. cHAnLEs F. Bfxssiarr Dr. Bassett can boast of membership to a num- ber of honorary societies. He once lived in Venezu- ela as a petroleum geologist. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. Before that, he worked his way through Cornell University with the aid of a scholarship. FREDERICK BROVVN Dr. Brown of the physics department received his degrees from the University of Illinois, where he al- so taught. He has been a national research fellow at the California Institute of Technology. He is one of the three Browns of the school. HAROLD P. BROWN Dr. Brown received his degree at Nebraska Uni- versity. He comes from a family of teachers and held many offices at Cen- tral Missouri 'Teachers' Colleger The first year here, he taught all the physics and chemistry that was offered. He is very interested in music. Max L' Rasemalm This interest was stimu- lated by college orchestra and band associations. VVALLACE C. BROXWN Dr. Brown's main field of interest is in literature of the eighteenth century, Frederick gl-Own Robert D. VV. Adams Madeline Ashton especially travel literature. He wrote his doctor's thesis on this subject. He has also written articles on it for several scholarly publications. He has traveled extensively in England, Scotland, France and Ger- many. He studied at Oxford for three years as a Rhodes scholar, from 1927-1930. Before coming to the University he taught at the University of Michi- gan. He recently became chairman of the English Department. HAROLD BUSCHMAN Dr. Buschman is perhaps one of the most inter- esting men on the University campus. You soon will learn that you can never win an argument when he is arguing against you. He has studied in Germany and at the University of Chicago. He is associate editor of the "University Review," and former edi- tor of the "New Humanistf' His courses are quiet but always interesting because of his excellent sense of humor. VV. L. CRAIN The hobby of this professor of modern languages, namely French, is collecting first editions of the works of Balzac. He was American Field Service Fellow at Paris for two years. He is chairman of the Charles F. Bassett Harold P. Brown VVa11ace Cable Brown Page Scwzzfy-jfzm FACULTY . modern languages department and speaks Italian and Spanish as well as French. Re- ceived Ph.D. at Chicago. W. L. Cram f GERALDINE P. DILLA Dr. Dilla, English and Art teacher, studied in Paris, the University of London and at Columbia University. She has spent most summers traveling and con- ducting parties of University graduates through fifteen European countries. She likes music and has written many articles for magazines. During the next summer she will be on leave and will travel in England and the continent. LESLIE LEE EISENBRANDT Dr. Eisenbrandt received his Ph.D. at Rutgers' University in New jersey. He taught there as an assistant. Here he teaches comparative anatomy and parasit- ology in which he is especially interested. He has done much re- search on this subject. He shares the biology lab with Dr. Stone and Dr. Mahony. SIDNEY E. EKBLAXK7 Dr. Ekblaw is a friend of the student. He be- lieves in the students' viewpoint. He taught his way through college, and attended graduate school of geography at Clark U. in Massachusetts. He is interested in all problems of the grasslands, cultural, political and economic. ROLAND VV. FUNK Mr. Funk is perhaps unknown to many fresh- men this year because he is on leave and is study- ing for his Ph.D. at Chicago. He was extremely popular with the students. He did his graduate work at the Universities of Utah and Chicago. VVas instructor for a while at john Marshall Law School. He is a great golf enthusiast. PEARL HAAS Miss Haas has equipped the home economics classroom with completely modern furnishings, right down to mix-masters. She is an accomplished musician. She obtained her degree at Kansas State Page SC7.'L'I1f-Y-.S'l..1' Harold Buschman wpqg Leslie Lee Eisenbrandt Sidney E. Ekblaw has-...Q f f . r : ffmwr . Wfffgfz f .. 1 fyfmg f N. 1 VM Q ff: 'f fwf- f f Wx ' f r . 1 'i 6 V .. QU JL" . L' I Qi' W WM W: V , ff , . N , gm , Vai.. Geraldine P. Dilla Roland VV. Funk Pearl Haas Henry Bertram Hill I. VV. C. Harper in Manhattan. Here she was graduate and research assistant in clothing and textiles department. She has been active in honorary home economics frater- nities. HENRY BERTRAM HILL Dr. Hill became faculty advisor for the "Kanga- roon before he knew just what he was getting into. However, he made the best of it. He knows just what an education should be and is scornful of those who cannot apply knowledge of facts. He taught at the University of Wlisconsin before com- ing here. J. IN. C. HARPER Mr. Harper, of the economics and business de- partment, is a graduate of Missouri University. He is known as a conservative economic thinker and if 0 U25 Clyde DeVVift Norton Frederik V. Nyquist a sharp-witted humorist. He is a charter member and sponsor for Mid-VVest Economic Association. Before coming to the University, he taught at the University of Illinois. FRANK E. HOECKER ' Dr. Hoecker had two fellowships at K. U., re- ceived his doctor's degree from-there. He received his A.B. in three years, with highest honors. He is particularly interested in the application of X-rays to medicine. He likes to experiment a n d d o e s terials in his laboratory. C. E. KENNEDY Lorenz Misbach Frank E. Hoecker C. E. Kennedy Royce H. LeRoy Willialii A. Luby Kenneth L. Mahony amazing things with ma- "Doc" Kennedy, chair- . FACULTY man of the Physical Education Department, is an authority on boxing. He has written several books on the subject. He has done wonders with the meagerly equipped gym by introducing many programs in gymnas- tic work. There is an active interest in In- tra-mural sports. He has a M.D. from Uni- versity of Pittsburgh. Formerly taught at Boulder, Colorado. MILAN S. LA DU Quiet and interested in research, Dr. La Milan S. La Du Du is an authority in Medieval French. He received his Ph.D. at Princeton. He taught French and Spanish at Westerii Reserve University in Cleveland. He has done speci- al research in Paris. ROYCE H. LEROY Dr. LeRoy was a graduate assistant at M. U., also, a half-time instructor and uni- versity research fellow at Nebraska U. Likes baseball and is an amateur collector of autographs of chemistry notables. His seri- ousness lends to him the scientific air, be- fitting to one of his position. VVILLIAM A. LUBY Best known for his collaboration on the algebra and geometry text that is used in almost all high schools. Mr. Luby is a math instructor par excellence. He received his degrees from K. U., and taught at Junior College here for many years. His hobby is astronomy, about which he has written a great deal. He conducted the freshman geology classes in this phase of the course. KENNETH L. MAHONY Perhaps Dr. Mahony's aim in teaching is to make plants interesting and teach students scientific facts about them. Une of the most popular men on the campus, he served as advisor to the Student Council. Qbtaining his degree at VVisconsin, he turned right around and taught there for five years. An interest- ing lecturer. CLYDE DEVVITT NORTON Bringing much experience in psychology with him to the University, Mr. Norton conducts inter- esting classes on all phases of psychology. He has done much work with the Y. M. C. A. schools and also in the XYorld XNar. He received his Masters degree from Northwestern University. Page-.Srfuczzty-sez 011 FACULTY . . FREDRIK V. NYQUIST Born in Sweden and to the United States when still very young, Dr. Nyquist has been to the Uni- versities of Chicago, Columbia and Harvard, and taught for ten years at Carnegie Tech. Studied under George Bellows. Seceded from Chicago Art Institute with a group, and was offered studio at the famous Hull House by jane Addams. Has also been to universities of London and Munich. LORENZ MISBACH Dr. Misbach favors the "scientific approach to pyschologyf, He taught two courses in Greek in his senior year at Baker University. Later, he taught psychology at Northwestern. He has made a lie de- tector and is the author of scientific articles in psy- chological journals. LYNN I. PERRIGO 1 Dr. Perrigo of the History and Political Science Depart- ment studied and taught at Colorado University in Boulder for three years. He received his Ph.D. from this University, also. He has written on constitutional law and has taught sociology. HAYES A. RICHARDSON Mr. Richardson received his A. B. from Randolph Mason, his M.A. at K. U. and is working on his Ph.D. at John Hopkins. He worked for the government from 1934 to 1936. He has taught at K. U. and several other places. His chief interest in his field is marketing. He also specializes in labor problems. DANIEL T. SIGLEY Dr. Sigley is one of the University's openers. Took his Masterls degree at K. U. and his Ph.D. at the Unievrsity of Illinois. He originated and sponsors the Delta X, the Univer- sity math club. Likes to get out and pitch horseshoes and play baseball. He is a French linquist and likes bridge. GRANT W. SMITH Dr. Smith, from the University of Minne- sota, is the discoverer of a new method for preparing caralytic substances. Has taught at Minnesota and Grinnell. He has played al- most every musical instrument, being an ac- tive member of glee clubs, orchestra and bands in his student days. He is interested and quite adept at candid cameraing. VVARREN I. STAEBLER Mr. Staebler began teaching when he was 23. He graduated from Princeton in 1933, cum laude. He has taught English and music ap- preciation in a prep school in Pennsylvania. His chief interest in his field is the relation of English literature to French. Page .S'c'7yc1zfy-figlzt Grant VV. Smith RAYMOND G. STGNE Dr. Stone conducts one of the most interesting courses on tht campus. Students really work but it is fun. He received his Ph.D. at Mo. U. Interested in sports and specimen collecting. He is really a teacher because you learn whether you intend to or not. BRUCE R. TRIMBLE Nominated for the faculty member who has done most for the school this year. Southern, soft-spoken Dr. Trimble has brought a branch of the United States Employment Agency to the U. Studied at Harvard and Yale schools of law. VVritten many articles and books on constitutional law. Lynn I. Perrigo Hayes A. Richardson Daniel T. Sigley W'arren I. Staebler Raymond G. Stone Bruce R. Trimble If l NN I 9 Qi vi QUESTICDNS of the The editors have selected five questions which they consider to be of importance to students at the University of Kansas City. XVe have submitted these questions of two members of each class, hop- ing to get a cross section of the students' opinion of these matters. No doubt there are many and var- ied opinions about these points, but we feel that each student here has candidly voiced his opinion. After you have read their answers, ask yourself honestly just how you would answer them. If you feel that you do not know enough about them to answer, it is your duty as a student of this Univer- sity to find out about them. It is only through the student body that we are able to discover what they think of activities and questions of the school. QUAD 1. What is your opinion of the recent stu- dent election? 2. Do you think that the Student Council does any good on the campus? 3. Name' one thing you dislike about the school. 4. Do you think the school should adopt the compulsory activity ticket? 5. Woud you attend any other University if you had the chance? BY ROBERT VVRIGHT, '4l l. I was at least satisfied with the way it turned out, but-I don't think the Vo-camps can stuff the ballot box as well as the Co-ops can. Anyhow they are all swell fellows. 2. Maybe. QNO elaboration on this question.j 3. In the first place, we get too much homework, and in the second place, when we go to the library "Peaches" makes us study. If we don't study as all serious minded University students should, we -well-it's rather embarassing to be kicked out twice in the same day. 4. Sure. Thatls what this school needs. NVith the expansion we're having, such an idea is in keeping with the times. Besides, if we tack the fee for such a ticket onto the enrollment cost, maybe we can get our old man to pay for it. 5. Never in a million years. I've had that chance, but as for me, I'll take K. C. U. in preference to any school in the country: K. U., Chicago, Illinois, Tas- mania's School of Technology and Junior College included. .lO T. 1 BY JEAN DUNHAM, ,4l l. I believe that the Co-op party presented the best candidates for the various offices-and that the stu- dent body realized this. 2. The average student does not realize the impor- tance of the Student Council. This organization acts as a student governing body and has been an important factor in the development of the Uni- versity. 3. The thing I dislike most about the school is the lack of school spirit. Perhaps this is due to the fact that the students do not associate as closely as in other universities where they live together in dorms. 4. I think that the compulsory activity ticket is a very good idea. The students would naturally be- come more interested in school activities and give these activities the support they have always de- served but never received. 5. A school in Kansas City offers me the oppor- tunity of staying at home for two years and pre- paring for specialized study at some other school. I believe that the advantages obtained from attend- ing an out-of-town school are indispensible in later life. . BY TXTARSHALL LOVETT, '40 l. I think that the choice of candidates by both parties was, taken as a whole, very wise. The elec- tion itself, with a few exceptions, was managed and completed about as well as anyone could expect. Z. Of course. The students need someone or some- thing to act as a go-between for themselves and the administration. Qur council performs this function admirably and should continue to be supported by all individuals on the campus, whether members of social and departmental clubs or not. 3. There should be more student interest in all types of student activities, be it sports, dramatics, social affairs or student government. Taken from the standpoint of the athletic department, for exam- ple, there should be more student support of all in- tra-mural sports. Until this cooperation is shown, we can hardly hope for a successful intercollegiate athletic program. 4. If the administration and student council really include everything they say they will on the 1938-39 activity ticket, I would very gladly and willingly Page Scticzzfy-iziize give my support. Both last year and this, I have felt that the money spent for the A. A. ticket was given to support the Student Council. As much as this financial assistance is needed, I feel that the activity ticket is an investment and as such, should be worth while. 5. I don't believe that I would. I like to feel, un- founded as this feeling may be, that I am helping the University to grow and expand. In addition, in years to come, when and if I graduate, I will be proud of the fact that once I was a "student" at this University during its earliest formative years. ....i..O.l.1. BY ANN CORBIN, '40 l. I think the recent student election was one of the best we have had except for the unnecessary electioneering at the polls and the surrounding ter- ritory. There was a greater student interest than formerly and more students voted, although the number of voters is still small in proportion to the student body. Each party should have eliminated its petty jealousies and there would have been few- er remarks and hurt feelings with the result of the returns. May the party in power live up to its platform! 2. The Student Council is becoming more power- ful as it should. It is a representative body of stu- dents who are willing to meet and try to secure the things that the students desire most and need if we are to witness the development of a fine insti- tution. Formerly, perhaps, the Student Council was not getting results. Interest was not centralized, activities were not centralized, the need for a stu- dent governing body was not felt. This year, and in years to come, the duties of the Student Council in- creased and will continue to increase. Yes, the Stu- dent Council is necessary and it does do good. 3. I find no strong dislike for anything about the school either in the administrative department, the curiculum, or the social activities. My one sugges- tion might be that the freshmen be given a little more freedom in their choice of subjects, either by way of fewer required subjects, or by choosing from a larger group ones which will apply to their major. 4. I think there should be a compulsory activity ticket. I donit imply copying other schools just be- cause they have one, but if the greatest number of students is to participate in the greatest number of activities to the students' advantage, then the com- pulsory activity ticket is the solution. It is more economical for the students and requires an all-in- clusive activity program. 5. I haven't had the chance to go to another school, but if I had I wouldn't go now. Last year I might have, but the last year's progress has changed my opinion as it has that of many other students. There is a future for the University of Kansas City Page Eighty and I'm staying right here to watch it develop and to enjoy the freedom of attending college while liv- ing at home. KU, BY Cllzcilsm IQEDMOND, ,38 l. There was not as much enthusiasm as there has been before. Z. Very little. The Student Council hasn't taken advantage of the power invested in them. They could make the campus the most popular spot in Kansas City. 3. The lack of cooperation between students, Stu- dent Council and organizations. 4. Yes. This might bring about cooperation be- tween the Student Council, organizations and stu- dents. It would also take care of financial difficul- ties of the publications. 5. No. I have gone here four years and enjoyed each one of them.- T01 BY MUNSON Howiz, '38 l. From an unofficial and Houtsideri' point of view everything looked as if it were on the level and con- ducted fairly for both parties. 2. Undoubtedly the student body needs an official and representative organ. 3. There still is a tendency for the students to 'fgroup up',-forming what may be called a "Coun- try Clubu atmosphere. School life is bearable for those 'ion the inn but for the outsider there is a rather monotonous existence. This system has be- come better in the four years that I have been here, however. 4. A compulsory activity ticket would go far in bringing about a more representative student body in our various campus activities-and we certainly need that representation! 5. No. The University has developed for the Greater Kansas City area, it has its natural "grow- ing pains", but they should be recognized for what they are, the University, without any doubt, some day will have grown into colleges of educational and academic life which will be the pride of any city, no matter its size. I am glad I chose the Uni- versity of Kansas City four years ago! o BY JANE IXIARTIN, '39 l. The last student election seemed to go off pret- ty fairly for both sides. There was, of course, too much electioneering near the polls, but I guess that can't be helped as long as there are politics. 2. Yes, indeed, the Student Council does do good. It is a good representation of the student body which is working for the good of the student body. It acts as a clearing house for questions that arise concerning the university, the faculty, and the stu- C0llffllll0d O11 page 86. i. lvl 9 What Will They From the top of your head to the tip of your toes youyre different this season. Curls have gone from the top of the head to the Gibson role, then to just pin curls clustered at the nape of the neck. Remember the spit curls of a generation past? They returned this season in the modified form of a long flat pin curl role at the tem- ple. Many of the beauteous co-eds fell for the page- boy role-all sizes, shapes and descriptions. Among the most outstanding of the year were, Mary Ellen Stewart's lovely blond page boy. Jewell Ferguson's equally as lovely. but black hair, done in a page boy all the way around. jean Bramley and jean Miller, charming Cho-chins liked this style, too. Evening wear brought bouquets instead of single flowers to the hair. Also the ostrich feather made its appearance in the hair. Make-up is not exotic but lends the tone of sub- dued brilliance, and powder was less rough and natu- ral tones were discarded. Eye shadow is out-and the jiffykits that cut down on the time of make-up ordeal have full sway. jo Duffy has a clever one. Earrings are outmoded except when one wants to put on the dog. Can you remember when we had a pair for each day in the month? The old string of beads has been brought up to the heavy metal chain, dog collar, or what have you. Joyce Amluxen has a heavy gold chain on a rose- colored dress. Crosses are in vogue for all occa- sions and are done in gold, silver, jeweled or com- bined with religious figures. Charley McCarthy has appeared on many things as have Snow VVhite and the Seven Dwarfs. During the past year we have been infested with Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse and Pluto the Pup. Now its Charley on pins, clips, compacts, etc. Dish water hands? Never, because then the nail polish couldn't even be a feature. British tan, Vkfind- sor, copper, cherry, mahogany, smoky, suntan, laven- dar, have all appeared in the era. Claw-like nails are being tapered to meet the tip of the finger. Ar- tificial nails spoke at Christmas dances, but warm weather is coming and bringing naturalness of tones and style. Grandmother wore a long swishing skirt, and be- fore the crash of '29 mother wore dresses to her knees. Almost immediately they dropped to 7-9 in- ches from the floor. Last fall they began to climb Do Next? . . . till they reached the high of 238, centering around l4 inches. Short dresses are boons to people like Patsy Tilford, Laura Nickerson and jane Martin. A few years ago everything was pajamas. They soon evolved into slacks, which were much in evi- dence on hobo day. Slacks evolved into culottes. They strike the happy medium between shorts and skirts. Lou Southard wears a dubonnet colored pair. Girls are wearing suspenders of multi-hues of leather, elastic, or sacking. They came in with the lamb of March. Mannish suits are in the vogue, with wide, wide shoulders and slim pencil skirts. Very fancy frills are worn with these suits. Head bandanas sprang forth next. They very nearly resemble the neckerchiefs worn so much this winter. Many of them have baseball scores, auto- graphs, famous speeches and stuff printed on them. Kay Dominick and Timmy Monsees are often seen in this peasant headgear. Doodle bugs, spiders with long legs and colorful bodies were pinned to lapels. Mary Lou Stocks had a black one that everyone was trying to brush off. Sue Hines sported a great jeweled one. New, tiny shoes on suit lapels are in the spotlight. Like the ones that Miss Score, in the office, wears. Hopsacking, for summer, is here. Gaudy prints didn't make such a splurge this year because win- ter stayed so long. Alma jane VVirthman looks very smart in a striking wheat-colored frock of very rough weave. It is trimmed in bright red. Chiffon dresses with an undergarment of a differ- ent color infested with bows of a complimentary color are being worn. Full skirts still hold sway for evening wear and the most popular type or dress is the simple, but striking, printed cotton. There were many of these dresses seen at the Beta Zeta Dance recently. Margaret Smith wore a white one with gaily colored flowers. It had a very clever short removable jacket. Shoes have gone crazy this year-with wedge heels being the latest inovation. Mary jane XYish- ropp's tiny white ones are the cleverest that we've seen yet. Almost every day, something new is shown, so we can't promise you that all these things will be in style when this article is published. Page Eiylzfy-one EVERY DAY STUFF Top Left: .loe Hudson with girl, and to the right, Doris McConnell and Eddie Vaughn at one ot the many mixers in the U-Hall. Top Celzferz Ace johnson and friends at a library able-and it looks as though they are actually studying. Top Right: Petite, blond Bette Macoubrie, of the special Macoubries. Bette has been a special student at the U. for the past year. She specializes in art and charm. The campus nominated her for one of the Quad Queen candidates. She is a member ot the Beta Beta Delta organization. Page Eiglzfy-tivo 5 CC'1lZL8l'Z A trio of Beta's: Patty lean Campbell, Doris McConnell and Berniece Ross. Center Riglzf: A group of U and l's on the science hall steps, Jean Dunham, Virginia Foster, Jeannette Spears, Alma jane Evans, Joyce Amluxen, Cecile Shelton and Mary Harmon. Lofvvr Leffz Joe Taylor, Geology major, explaining something to the interested class. Lorem' Right: Wihat is this? Betty Simpson and do- ing some hair-messing-up. J U in CDN THE CAMPUS U Top Left: Frankie O'Mara sitting on one of thc newly acquired canipus benches. The stuclents still favor the grass. Top Cenferi On the Library steps-Dick lilunic, Jean Miller ancl her one and only Ross XYilhite, Jack Thompson of orchestra fame, and Don Krueger of around-the-quacl and Tophatters. Top Left: Charles "Beet" Satterlee in the lobby of the Acl building. Lorem' Left: Gene Davis with pipe. f,0'ZUf'l' Cvlzferz Mary NVinkelinan and Mary Ellen Stewart on steps ol Science Hall. f,0'ZL'f'l' Rfglzf: joe Taylor and the only portrait we coulcl fincl of registration. Page Eighty-flzrvf' Between the Beers . fC0lIl'fII1lC'fl' from page 541 ting on the green grass on the campus during the hours 8 to 5, Can additional three dollars is added for use of the campus after those hoursjg ogling at our 400 Cdon't count 'emj fresh young co-eds, sitting on the steps of the administration, the library and the administration buildingg sitting on the greensward of our campus and ogling at our 400 fresh young co-eds, and sitting on the steps of the library, administration and administration build- ings, ogling at our 400 fresh young co-eds and sit- ting on the greensward of our campus. For an addi- tional S200 you may also have free run of the class rooms and the library, although this last is not obligatory. ..,O.T11 Dismounted from Pegasus A possible answer to the preplexing problem why apparently normal young men should want to be- come teachers occurred to us the other day. As we recall it, one of the local big minds made a slight- ing reference to our intellectual capabilities and to same of all undergraduates in general. We thought it very whimsical at the time and remember saying to ourselves: "Old 'I' 4' Sf .I-Ie's sure a case, all right, all right." .Upon arriving home and slump- ing into our best dour mood we took a more ration- al view ofthe whole matter. The upshot was: if any- one but Dr. "' tl' if had said the same thing we would either have punched him in the nose, or stalked off in our very highest kind of dudgeon. And there you are. Teachers are willing to be underpaid, laughed at, and etc., for the pleasure of insulting undergrad- uates with impunity. Which is a pretty poor reason, but as good a one as we can think of for becoming a member of the faculty. Unless it could be that they are so damn lazy. O Taking It Qui In Trade . QC01r1ti11ued from page 56D one will submit a more efficient and systematic method. The girls who work in the library up- stairs, have the job of keeping all records straight and all magazines picked up and racked. They at- tempt to keep quiet in the room, which is often im- possible, especially at the A. P. O. table Cpossession is nine tenths of the lawj. Students who have never been in the long, long racks of books downstairs, should see them. There would be much less com- plaining if they could see all the books. Then they would realize that it takes more than a few seconds Page Eligl1fj"f'01!T to find a book that is probably written very indis- tinctly on the call slip. Perhaps those students who really have a job are those who assist in laboratories, or those who grade papers, and exams for professors. The labor- atory assistants have to put up with everything. They are expected Qby the studentsj to know just as much as the professor himself. The students take advantage of the student assistant and have him do as much of their work as possible. The student who grades papers, cannot be discussed easily. It depends upon the student himself. I-Ie surely does his work thoroughly, too thoroughly, is the complaint of some students. The students who work in the bookstore are known by every student at the campus, for some- time or another, the student finally gets into the bookstore to buy something. Often a belated text- book, just before the finals. The bookstore sells almost everything, including tobacco and pipes. The students who work in the cafeteria really work. They get pretty tired of carrying coke bot- tles around all the time, because that seems to be the main diet of all students on the campus. The students who can be seen working, especially at certain times of the year, are those who work in the yard, clearing dandelions and cutting grass. Qnly girls are allowed to work in the infirmary, which has been moved this year, and has obtained the gift of three wonderful hospital beds. Students who work their way through the Uni- versity are to be admired and respected. To them perhaps it doesn't seem hard work, for "you get just as much out of your education as put in it." O An Czark Gal Visits IC. C. U. QC01rzz'i1med from page 73D a skit put on by the Sigma Betas. It seems that Georgia Witter as Queen Isabella had a crush on Christopher Columbus, Allene Ragan, so they sailed over to America. On the shore they found Virginia Gatchell, who played like she was a toughy by in- haling a cigar, and she told them that they had bet- ter sail back to avoid thedepression. I just hope Virginia didn't get sick on that cigar. Then Ernest Berlin, Mike DeFeo and Bill Buffe were in some kind of a crazy skit. But there was one good spot when the cutest little freshman by the name of Pet- ersen came out and acted just ducky. Next everybody rushed for their cars to join the parade. jim jones, Bill Dow and Harold Myers, all asked me to go with them, but I was too tricky because I just climbed up on the band truck. VVith a sure enough police escort the long line of cars fl Q0 i l Q9 wound back and forth around town, finally ending up at the Municipal Auditorium. Then Roy Stout led a snake dance all through down town, blocking traffic and finally ending up in the middle of Grand Avenue, between lOth and llth streets. Then KMBC broadcast the celebration. Dean Kavorinis and his gal said Hello to all the radio listeners, and George Goellner told them about Ho- bo Day. It seems that the first Hobo Day was just an ord- inary school festival, but the second one, three years ago, was a riot. Someone had suddenly suggested going down to junior College, so the whole gang drove down and marched through the halls. Some- one called the fire department and then the K. C. U. bunch formed a snake dance through the heart of town. This suggested the program for the next year, which was more orderly, being planned in ad- vance. Now, this year it seems they had a bigger time than ever. But as I was saying, the various students were talking on the radio. Glen YVhitaker, who was next, said, "Nushelup ot sorprstrive-accredited- zzzzzzzz. Sulvtmup enrptivmga tuou k oru antuens vagenfiebakrjaialv Then everybody rushed back to school. That afternoon the seniors under the pitching of Byron Bell trimmed the faculty in base- ball, and a mixed game was just starting when it began to pour rain. I would have liked to see some of those ladylike gals play ball. That night there was a dance. Some of the kids were dumb enough to put on those awful clothes again, but the dance was swell anyway. It ended at 9:00 o'clock, and since it was raining too hard for the bonfire, Hobo Day was officially over. It was shore too bad it rained, but I know I had a perfect time anyway, and I believe all the poor, overworked students loved it. VVell, I'll be seein' you, Rebecca. Your dear girl friend, Euphemia joggler Pish. O Tophatters . . . CCOllffl11lCd from paAge.7Oj produced an outfit of very dissipated-looking in- dividuals and audible murmurs of disapproval from the Dean's office. The night of April 16, whatever fears that might have been held for the failure of the show were dissipated. Fee Fie Faux Pas was presented as a rounded. well-planned and executed show. The Rhythm Choir, Dance Chorus, ballet and the leads. lfrnest Berlin, Bill Buffe, Lillian Burch, Bill and junie Fisher, Glenda Speakman. Goody Lyons, jack Gereke and Virginia Sanders, all filled their parts more than adequately. The success of the show was due in no small degree to the work of Bert Buhrman of K. C. M. O. with the rhythm choir and of Della VVillson with the dancers. Dwight Newton's really fine songs have been presented to jim Noll, and N. B. C. orchestra lead- er who selected three of them for publication. The Tophatters' Club feels that it has done much for the University in the matter of stirring up out- side interest in the school, and in the advertising which it has brought it, besides the obvious ad- vantages of display of our talent and the provision of an outlet for it. o Our Student are Creampuffs CC01lzz'1'1lzued from page 7lj comeback, but this invariable question asked time after time becomes monotonous. However, Bob Kelly, Roger Atzenweiler, Howard Speer, Gene Friedman and Russell Hall are among those strong enough to withstand the terrible beating they have taken. Lloyd Doolittle introduced a novelty this spring and several "half-brains" followed suit. He, one morning, appeared at school with a shirt very much resembling a "sweat shirt", but much fancier and dyed a bright yellow. This style looks fairly well on Mr. Doolittle, but Jim Gatchell and Ralph Taylor just naturally look a little undressed when so attired. Dr. Trimble sets the pace for the faculty "dress- ers" by bringing us those Kentucky customs. Doc has at some time or other procured a battleship's anchor chain, which he wears as a watch chain. This causes him to list a little in walking, but a very loud pair of socks usually conceals that fact. It is an admitted truth that white coats look nice on young gentlemen. It also is nice for these young gentlemen to display these coats by cutting as many girls as possible at a dance. However, when these same lads try to show off for the whole world how many girls they have cut, it is no longer "cricket". That is often what happens, nevertheless, for just look at john lVIcNelly, Roland Bierly, or Bill Dow at the next dance. You will see a separate and dis- tinct lipstick mark for each girl they have danced with. These marks range from high on the collar to near the waist, and add greatly to the appearance of the outfit. In a late issue of Esquire an announcement was made that summer Tuxedo coats will soon be ob- tainable in all colors. It will be interesting to wait and watch for some young gallant to appear at a spring dance in a baby pink coat with a green bow tie. It is quite likely to happen, considering the trend in men's fashions this last year at K. C. U.- lfl'z'Ibz11' llfdllifl-Cfd Prvgr' ffllfjllfj'-fluff' Questions of the Quaol . CC01Ifl.IlllCd from page 80D dents. VVithout it the democratic policy on which we pride ourselves would be lost. 3. My main objection is to the seeming lack of interest of the students with regard to the school activities. These activities cannot be successful with- out the wholehearted cooperation of all the stu- dents. . 4. A compulsory activity would do much to help out the student activity question. In this way every- one would take part in everything. These different activities are here for the good of the students and cannot go on without the financial backing as well as cooperation. A compulsory activity ticket would assure the financial side, and, I think since everyone will be taking part in them, the activities will gain more "umph',. 5. No, I wouldnlt go to another school if I had the chance. Perhaps I would have two years ago, but most of the troubles seem to be ironed out and we are progressing rapidly. Almost every day some- thing new happens that aids in the growth of the University of Kansas City. Itls quite an experience to be in on the ground floor of the development of an institution such as ours is going to be. -Oi BY ARTHUR CHARVAT, '39 l. I think that something should be done in those cases where question was raised about the example of several people going to vote and finding their name scratched off for having voted when such was not the case. There is no earthly reason for cheating at a Student Election. If students cannot get to- gether and function for what is for the good of the majority and for what the majority desires then there is something radically wrong. I would like to see a more regulated and supervised election. I know there have been attempts at just this in past years and they have failed, but in the future some such scheme must be adopted for full satisfaction. f2. For one thing I do not like to see the campus all painted up during various campaigns. The effect is certainly ugly and disgracing to the supposed mentality of college students. Also I would like to see more wholesale support behind the athletic de- partment and the Intra-Mural sports. This should be one of the most important branches of extra- curicular activity on our campus. I do not like the apparent lack of interest of all concerned. 3. In regard to the Student Council I feel that lit- erally they accomplish very little if anything at all. But I think that we should keep a Student Coun- cil. A Student Council is needed, but just how much they actually accomplish is questionable. Page Eiylify-si.r 4. I think that we should have a compulsory ac- tivity ticket. This would add support and backing to various activities and we know that all our extra- curricular activities need the students' wholehearted support. 5. I am satisfied with the University of Kansas City and if I had a chance to go somewhere else, that would depend upon the school-but I have no other school in mind.- . o Personal Analysis Chart . . . After watching the campus leaders and carefully noting their little peculiarities, the editors have compiled the following personal analysis chart. Give yourself ten points for each item that you honestly feel is a part of your personality. DO YOU: l. VVear loud socks like jim jones without hav- ing someone call the fire department? 2. Chew a whole package of gum like Dr. Nyquist, and deliver an oration at the same time? 3. Nonchalantly park on the wrong side of the street next to a no-parking sign, like Hal Mather? 4. Use the same line sucessfully on more than one, like Eddie Vaughn? 5. Smoke Dr. I-Ioecker's mixture and still keep your friends? 6. Wlear your hair as long as Charles Tupper does without paying a dog tax? 7. Do without the family bus and still be seen everyplace, like no one on the campus? 8. VVrite f'April Fooll' on blank test papers, like Patsy Tilford does? 9. Pass Armand Glenn without making some crack about his shirts? l0. Crash all the spring parties, like Patty Power? If your score is l00, subtract 50 for being a pre- varicatorg if it is from 90 to 40, we predict a great future for you at Saint joe, if you score 30 to 0, there is some hope for you, you will probably be a campus leader in spite of your abnormality. O REFLECTION Oh! he was a prudent student, A prudent student he! Wlho graduated "honors" From our Universitee. 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Every Tuesday at 8:30 p n E.S.T. 49:30 pm E.D.S.T.l. 7:30 pm C. S. T.. 6:30 pm M.S.T., 5:30 pm P.S.T., over Columbia Network. vriszht 1938, R. .l. Reynolds Tobar-11 ' rette, Mr. Picard. I can se FAMOUS GOLFERS-men WhO need steady hands for that winning stroke -and millions of people under the strain of everyday life, all appreciate this fact: CAMELS SET YOU RIGHT! Smoke Camels-see why they are dif- ferent from other cigarettes. Note particularly the greater pleasure you get from Camel's costlier tobfzrcos! ,Q 4 .' . . ,,,,,, 4-..f,-.-..1:. " I've never favored one particular ciga- though. Do you find Camels diferent?" Q n- 'alem N IT'S CAMELS for Mike Maguire, tunnel engi- neer. Bossing 200 men deep under mud and water means, as Mike puts it: "I can't risk 'jangled nerves.' I stick to Camels." X J w roBAcco PLANTERS SAY: "The favorite with G most men who grow "We smoke Camel fi Vault Snowden, cigarettes because we know tohaceof' veteran planter, calls Camels. "Cam- besf tobacco. They bought the choice grades of my last crop. I've been a steady Camel smoker myself I9 years," : ".' 5 el buys the e you do Camels are dzstlnctly differ- ent from other cigarettes, Mr. Stahl, different in many ways. I appreciate their nat- ural smoothness and mild- ness- the mildness that's easy on the throat. Camels K never tire my taste. Camels agree with me. They do - from all angles. I hear so many golfers praise them. Camels never get on your nerves.Most top-flightgolf- ers I know smoke Camels. They set you right!" 5 FROM COAST T0 COAST Hits LMQ 5 Helen Stansbury, Director V f,i...s Q ' ,Q , of Women's Traffic for 7 ,if W United Air Lines. Miss i J Stansbury speaking: "I , W choose Camels for mild- yi W' ness. They're never harsh. W E ' When the pacel go fa- , Ii ' , tigues me, a Camel gives i , , gan , if . . ,fn A ' 'ff 'A' me a 'lift'- sets me right." , isfjMS'i"j," a, a ' qv W3 , A f , N, L . F l U, ,ef v 5 TURH'fSH 6 DOMESTIC BLEND cimxruzrrxzs A matchless blend of finer, MORE EXPENSIVE and Domes , .vb Top prices, that's -. V i"' what J. B. Jackson, ' au. f f successful planter, X I got from the Camel 'QS buyer last year. He says: "Camel pays more to get the best tobacco. That means finer tobaccos for Camels. I say cigarette quality has got to be grown in tobaccof' TOBACCOS -Turkish NC "The Camel people M yygg bought the best of my last crop," says 'fi ' Vertner Hatton, . Q 3 who has grown to- bacco 25 years. "Paid high for my finest grades. I smoke Camels. The-re's no sub- stitute for expensive tobac-cos, Most planters favor Camels." I I MID CONTINENT PUBLIC LIBRARY IIIIIII IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII gg 2 Q , Io We Three . The editor, publisher and business manager of the yearbook of the University of Kansas City, feel indeed proud that they are the first to publish this type of annual on the campus of the University. Vve have, at one time or another, related its dis- tinct advantage over the old type. Xwe feel, how- ever, that its main advantage is in the financial standing of the magazines. Since it is easier to get advertising for a book that is edited in two or more issues. the problem of keeping the publica- tion out of the "red" is aided immensely. The editors of the book have found that students will willingly work on such a publication with much more spirit and enthusiasm. Editors of other magazine yearbooks report the same spirit and interest. They also have found this type of magazine makes it possible to put the publication on its feet and keep it there. The staffs and assistants of this yearls year- I I -" 4 pq :lg I5il'i"?' K'5':'f"-p--. Q. . , , Masai I 4:13 I 9.-U?:iga,I' pq fgqyf- f fir 71,13 ' 'A I " ws X ' I ' fl. 7. 2,:,?,.gU book deserve both praise and credit for the work that they have done. For instance, Paul VVillson, who designed all three covers, gave much of his valuable time from that immense job of trying to pass seminar and graduate. to do the covers. Much credit goes to Eddie Schuett, without whom there would be no snapshots of the students. Snapping shots day after day and chasing people around to obtain their pictures is no fun. Eddie also developed and printed all the pictures he took. The editors cannot thank the class editors enough for taking off their hands that great job of getting students to have their pictures taken at Leo Sterns. Jean Dunham, Lucille Southard, Jane Martin and Bill Dow were the freshman, sophomore, junior and senior editors, respectively. Also, on the art staff were Lorraine Stith, whose lineoleum cuts brightened the first issue no end. CC0lIfZ'1IllClf 011 page l22j Page lvlillffj'-IPIIC' r e L. Q Bennet Schneider Book Store Announces NEW LOCATION in enlarged air-conditioned quarters 232 ALAMEDA RD. WE 1526 ici--Summer o es 53.00 to 515.00 U fashion lane hat shop 228 Alameda Rd. Plaza B l. E N D E R 'S GATEWAY BARBECUE "Where Young Folks lvleetll TWO PLACES 4900 Swope Parkway 3705 State Avenue WAbash 9756 DRexel 0140 Kansas City, Missouri Kansas City, Kansas HEALEY MOTGRS "Best In The World" Ford - l.incoln - Lincoln Zephyr Sales and Service 4th and Minnesota DRexe1 1916 Kansas City, Kansas Page Ninety-two The Spring lf an average student attempts to take in every dance given during the spring season, it usually takes the entire summer to catch up on that extra sleep and rest. needed for complete recouperation. As each sorority and fratenity battles to pull itself together along with cramming for last-minute suc- cess in the finals in order to keep the "cn average of good standing, so do stags battle for bids and then sneak in the back doors anyhow. Formerly it was the custom to have the spring formals later than the middle of May. Often they stretched as far into June as the l5th. Une dance followed on the heels of another and by the time the season was over you had been trotting to Quivera every night for a week, leaving you de- claring, "l never want to see Quivera again as long as I live." Possibly it isn't so much the Quivera part as it is the hectic rush and long, often boring, drive, the slight dissepation Qwhich most won't admitj and the same people again and again. The A. P. Ofs began the spring season this year with an early dinner-dance at Hillcrest Country Club on May 5. Long before finals, the boys and girls had a really good time without that pretense of worry that all began to sport later. The private dinner of the members was saved from monotony of the same faces by admitting guests with biqls for the dance later. All in all, the dance was considered a hugh success by those who attended. Dances were arranged in the unoriginal manner of coming about one week apart, or at least there was one dance a week. Following the A. P. O., dance about a week was the Beta Zeta formal on Friday, May 13, at Quivera. Still too cool to walk out on the boardwalk over the water tone of Quivera's main attractionsj restless dancers had to be con- tented to anible along the adjoining porch. Stags have always been a little reluctant about taking that long drive to Quivera. Most of the boys like dances with fewer stags, even if the girls do not. Perhaps this is the reason for the growing preval- ence of private dances. The Sigma Beta Spring Formal was the next to appear on the list and held at Quivera, too, it seized the next Friday and took over in fine style. In spite of the still cool weather there was an ex- cellent crowd and the usual dazzling femmes out- doing each other in dancing frocks. As yet un- known. the Quad Queen was at the dance unan- nounced and unknown even to her sorority sisters and herself. The newly organized and youngest club on the U I QQ Calendar . campus took the night of May 26, to have their private dinner dance. The select fifteen with their select ladies, Dr. and Mrs. Decker, and Dean and Mrs. Bartle had a delightful dinner and dance at the Kansas City Club. The Bounders like their name and don't give a damn what anybody thinks. Those "smooth" Chikos were the next to enter- tain with an invitational party at Quivera on the night of May 27. The dance was well represented by K. C. U. students as well as distinguished faculty members and their wives. There were a noticable number of dresses with no shoulder straps, which kept a number of boys wondering what held them up. There almost was an embarrassing accident when following a young lady with such a dress down the steps a young gentleman accidently step- ped on the trailing skirt of the dress. He just stepped off in time. On June 3, the Cho-Chins of the University and those at Junior College celebrated at Quivera by giving a usual Cho-Chin spring formal. Ask an out- sider how the dance was and the answer will be Hcrowdedli' Ask a Cho-Chin the same thing and she will seriously say, "It wasn't as crowded as usualf, And for the life of anyone how can they tell. Qverheard a remark of a prominent biggy of the campus, "They don't think they're having a dance unless they've got the whole school theref' june 3 ended the actual school term. Graduation was held on June 6 and everyone called it quits ex- cept those waiting for summer school to start. Unprecedented as it was, there were two dances scheduled for the night of June 7. Through a mixed-up scurry for dance dates and a little stub- bornness the two sororities held their dances on the same night. Both were offered competition by the fact that Orrin Tucker made a one-night ap- pearance at Fairyland Park. It seemed to bother no one however and both dances were a success. Even so, there were no hard feelings and there are compli- ments to that affect. The U and l's celebrated the evening for them- selves by beginning with a private dinner at Hill- crest Country. Club. Later, Chuck Donn's orchestra swung out for them in a ballroom decorated with silver leaves and big purple balloons. In spite of it being a bid dance, its effords at making it so were foiled b ythe entrance of stags through the back doors. The weather was still cool, but not too cool for a short walk to the ninth green, the scene of a lightening tragedy about four days before. 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Reynolds Tobacco Company,Winston-Salem, N.C. every 2-oz. tin of Prince Albert ljtllljll Nilzrfy-fozzl' OVC CRATAEGUS ISSUE iianofiiieoo HOWARD GossAGE, Pzzblislzcr IEANNETTE SPEARS, Edifoz' RoY STOUT, Bus. llffgr. TABLE oi CONTENTS SPECIAL FEATURES- Wfe Three . . 91 The Spring Calendar 92 Cigarettes and Cokes . 109 PUBLICATIONS- Kangaroo . . 121 Yearbook . . 121 ORGANIZATIONS- K. C. U. Orchestra . 112 Athletics . . . 113 Men's Athletic Ass'n. . . 113 VX'omen's Athletic Assin. . 113 Sigma Pi Alpha . . 116 Beta Epsilon . . 117 Social Science Society . 118 Music Club . . 119 University Players . 120 ADMINISTRATION- Dr. Duncan Spaeth . 97 New Faculty Members 98 Dean Bartle . . 100 I Dean Sanford . 100 CLASS OF 1938 . 101 Compliments oi C1 Friend Famous PIG in BU and Luscious HAMBURGER 4153 Mill Creek 'Tm Hlghquamy Tzsreo Silver Kmi? , ' -PAT 'D O C S ' lun 5 I Q hx x. 1.49.1- QI YOU WILL ENJOY L A BREADg ' BEST BY EVERY TEST Go to Sloan Barber Shop 4617 TROOST Ride Summer and Winter at the New Sunnyside Stables 82nd and Summit JA 9666 Horses Boarded and Trained Facilities for 85 Horses Instruction in: ' Show Riding ' Cross Country Riding ' Jumping Page Nincfg 0 L Administration Building W . 1 f f ., f k ,. V ,5 f , X 1 D, Q' ...S Q , 4.- i f ,ed aol, K. C. U. PREXY 1211110 .Y1'1zffy-.vfwz A M N HGTCHKISS CAPPON MCDERMOTT HILKEN SHUBACH Pagr Nincfy-c'1'gl1f U' C Qi! New Faculty' Members Teaching Design and-Representation and Ancient and Medieval Art is VVilliam A. McDermott, with an A. B. from Carnegie Tech. Last year he was Regional Art Director for the VVPA in the Penn- sylvania district. Married at Christmas time, back in Pennsylvania, he and his sculptress wife are set- tled comfortably near the U. You will find his name in VVho,s Wlho. XYilliam Hotchkiss, a new instructor in history, received training at Qhio State and got his Ph. D. at the University of Chicago. He teaches Wlestern Civilization, English, History, Rennaissance and Latin. s Everything has happened at the University in the last year, even to getting new faculty members. Not to be content with having seven new additions, we had to have a guest instructor in the English de- partment. The guest was John Gould Fletcher who was with us for the first semester only. Mr. Fletcher is an internationally known poet. Alexander Cappon is the new member of the Eng- lish Department. He received his Ph. D. from Chi- cago University. He has taught at Montana State University. Here, he instructed in Freshman Eng- lish and conducted some of the lecture courses. Re- cently, he became editor of the University Review when Dr. Decker was forced to resign because of executive duties. Henry Hilken, a l937 addition to the campus, is well liked by the students, especially in the eco- nomics department. He received his A. B. and his M. A. at Princeton University. He is now working on his Ph. D. at the University of Chicago. He teaches principles of economics and the social con- trol of business. Mr. Robert Shubach, the object of admiration of many of the beauteous co-eds, is working on his Ph. D. at the University of Chicago. He is teach- ing Accounting lll and -ll l. He received his A. B. from Chicago. lt was a long time before a lot of the students realized that he wasn't a good-looking student, but an instructor. Page gvfllff-X'-llfllf' Q. Sd1'1fOI'd, Deon of Men Besides being the Dean of Men, Dean Sanford teaches several classes in education. His practical progressive nature and his pedagogical soundness have done much in helping the steady growth of the University's efficient curriculum. His brilliant ca- reer as an educator proves him to be fully capable of his office. He cooperated with the Inter-Frate1'n- ity council in their rushing season this year and bid- ding was conducted through his office. Page One Hundred Dean Barfle Smiling Glen G. Bartle, chairman of the Geology Department, is one of the best-liked professors of the campus. Quiet and easy going, with an infec- tious laugh, he still conducts his classes in geology and performs the duties of Dean of the University. Appointed shortly before the second semester of l938, he slipped into his official duties with no fuss and bother. Before he came to the U. he taught at Junior College. Students will tell you that he is a swell fellow and takes his advanced classes to field trips in the Ozarks. Likes to spend a week-end with Lyle Stephenson who is a close friend of his, and whose hobby is geology. Like all outdoor men he likes to hunt. - 'P . W I O Class of 38 .1 , K faureil w fx Jw Ina pf.. rx if ,,rb. thu cd, , e'+-., , 1:-. 1 1 1 a lu" ru -0' wr 1. v Pr' 33:3 X Q N . A 1 1 1 :lv-if 'rv lniffr' 4941! -qv -I- FR 'TY t"'Y wx, ln: ,J N N-v , 1 If 'e4'vf,1""' wiv: 'K ll" V " f -f Qc. '55-'i nh' A. L., v no , .rr , y. 11 441 no 'xl' ' ff 'ft A A .- ,A fx 1 4 .mr 91' Q14 325 A vr' K .x,.3,- nk V' ' fr 'YV by S1 -Vg, J , , 4 R ax x K J V-w ' l"11jr' - , .sr - '71,--6, A 'H ,- 4 P cv. lf' ' 5 J. f ' ,L V W. .J , I I' ,lfa vs' nl A S V' 1 w ff. Y ,Ill f ' 3. ig-rl" K 1? 1 all .f'.'1? 5 -1 ll 44 1 ii -af' -s -'-f:'3g- W 'fr' + Zvfiv 5'l5"1 H ' ,FBI nm'-v A0 z in f-1 mf vryva' 3 K '-Vw fu ff x ' 1.1.1. 'sw x 1 ' rp ,av ,, fqferxws ,- vu aiblqn Page Om' HIl,'.'Cll'FCl-l'Zk'0 MARY ERNESTTNE ATCHLEY . 1:l'f'1It'lI and Ezzglisli lVomen's Athletic Association, secretary '37-'38 Sigma Pi Alpha, parliamentarian '37-'38 Cercle Francais. PAUL BABE .... Eroizomifs and Bzisinrfss University Players, treasurer, "Gammon Gurton's Needle," "Pot Boilers," "The Late Christopher Bean." Production Staff, '37, BETTY BARTON .... Psyrlmlogy Senior Announcement Committee. KENNETH BIRKHEAD ..... English Kegon, vice-president '36, U News, associate editor Y37. Kangaroo, columnist l37. Senor Class, treasurer '37. Tophatte-rs, Club. JOHN E. BLOMQUIST . . Ecozzomifs and Business Kegon, vice-president '37. RUTH BORNSTEIN Sociology LOUIS BORZONE ..... . English Chilco, secretary 237. Sigma Pi Alpha. ALICE ROSE BROVVN English Sigma Pi Alpha. THERESA BRUNNER ...... Er011ch VVomen's Athletic Association. Sigma Pi Alpha. LA VON BUDD English Beta Zeta. FLORA ANN BUNKER ..... English Mu Phi Epsilon, National Music Honor Society. Sigma Pi Alpha. VVomen's Athletic Association. Music Club. Concert-Master of K. C. U. Orchestra. LUCILLE CAHILL . English Cho-Chin p GEORGE CHARNO, jr. .... English 'ii University Players. "Holiday" U News, associate editor '36. Intra-Mural Sports. MARY JANE CHILES ..... English University Players. "The Late Christopher Bean." MILBURN K. CONCANNON . Economics and Business Beta Epsilon, vice-president. Kangaroo, auditor '37-'38 JANE CRAWFORD ........ el rt Beia Beta Delta, president '38, VVon1e11s Athletic Asso- ciation. University Players. Tophatters Club. "lolanthe". Mixed Chorus, '35-'36. JOHN DIETRICH . lllaflzmlzatzts Delta X. VVILLIAM EUGENE DOVV . Ecozzomics and Bzzsbzess Bentonian, president '38 Light Opera Association, "Iolanthe." University Players, "The Late Christopher Bean," Cox and Box." Intra-Mural Sports. Merit Award '38. Inter-Fraternity Council '36-'37-'38. THEODORE F. EDXVARDS . Biology Delta Chi Omega. ROSE MARIE FRY . History and Political Soicizcc -Sigma Pi Alpha. Delta Delta Delta at Kansas Staie. XVILLIAM MORROVV GILBIRDS Economics and Bzzsiness ,,,, Beta Epsilon, sergeant-at-arms '37. Crataegus Account- ant '37-338. HOVVARD GOSSAGE . History and Polficol 561.61150 A. P. O., sergeant-at-arms '37. Bounders Club, vice- president '38 Kangaroo, editor y38. Yearbook publisher, l38. International Relations, treasurer '38, lntra-Mural Sports. a HELEN ELSIE GREEN Ezzyll-V71 - . JOSEPHINE GREGG . Matlzonz-atics U, Chiko. Delta X. Page One Hzzizdrod-flircc Page One H1!lldI'Fd-f0Ill' JOE D. GIIILFOYLE . Eufglisli MARY HARMON .Siurinloyy U and I. ARTHUR A. HASSENPFLCG Ecoazozrzim and Business Kegon. Beta Epsilon. FLOVVEREE I-IECKERT . . .Spalzisli and Frcncli VVomen's Athletic Association, vice-president '38. Sigma Pi Alpha. Cercle Francais, treasurer '37. University Players. SUSIE LEE HEINES . English PAUL D. HESS . CIICIIIIJIWQ' Der Chemie. MYRL J. HODSON . Economics and Business Kegon. Beta Epsilon. ROBERT MUNSON HOVVE ..... Art President of Senior Class '38. Merit Award l38. A. P. O. vice-president '38. Sigma Chi Psi, treasurer '36. Inter- national Relations Club, president '38. Music Club. Sigma Pi Alpha. Crataegus. U News. ROBERT ROGERS HUBACH . English NORMAN HURST . . . Economics and Business Beta Epsilon. Light Opera Association, t'Iolanthe." BERNICE JUE ....... Biology VVomen's Athletic Association. Music Club. Student Christian Association. Crataegus '37-'38 MARGARET STORM LANE .... English University Players. Advertising manager, "The Late Christopher Bean." U News reporte '36, Sigma Pi Alpha. ' wil mi I UJ' ich fry flrt ICSS I ish W JAMES A. LEMMONS Biology ' Sigma Pi Alpha. MAUDE ELVA LOEBECK . Biology ROBERTA JEAN LUTZ . . Geology and Gmgrapliy Sigma Pi Alpha, president4'37-38. Chairman Senior Ring Committee. Honor Roll ,36. JOHN VVILLOUGHBY LYONS . C11f"ll11..S'fl'j' Kegon. BARBARA MARSH ...... English Sigma Pi Alpha. Contributed to the University Review. CLETA MAE MASON . Hisf01'y and Political Science Sigma Pi Alpha, corresponding secretary '38 Womenls Athletic Association. Music Club. Glee Club. Orches- tra. "Trial By Jury." PAT MCALLISTER Hzlvfnrj' and Political Srimzff' MARION MCCULLOCH Eroizomirs and Bzzsincss XVILLIAM J. MCDONELL History and Political Sc'im1rc Bounders Club, president '38 A. P. O.. treasurer '37. Student Council Representative '37-'38, Kangaroo, busi- ness manager '37-'38, Merit Award. FRANK MCKIBBIN, Jr ...... English Bentonian. French Club. U News, editor '37. Student Council, vice-president '37-'38 Tophatters Club, Pro- gram Director. Merit Award 238. BETTY GENE MILLS .... Ari and Eiiylixll Chiko, president '36-'37. Pan Hellenic Council. secretary '36-37. Art Club. History Club. Le Cercle Francais. Cra- taegus, art staff and Board of Control. U HUNTER MUNFORD ..... Biology Intra-Mural Sports: Baseball, Football and Basketball. Page One llifizdrca'-jiifc -ffl' Om' ll1111o'ri'1l-si.1' VIRGINIA ELIZABETH NIEBRUGGE, History and Pol. Sf. Social Science Society, secretary '37-'38 Sigma Pi Alpha. FRANCES O'MARA ....... Ari Beta Beta Delta, president '37. Art Club. Crataegus, art staff '36-'37. Pan Hellenic Council, secretary '37, RODDY OSBORN . . . Economics and Bzzsiizrss Beta Epsilon, treasurer '38. Student Council member. Student Auditor, '38 Merit Award '38, MARY PETRI ....... English Beta Zeta, president '37. Pan Hellenic Council, presi- dent '37. ETHEL ALLENE RAGAN . . . Sociology Sigma Beta, vice-president '37-'38, History Club. Stu- dent Christian Association. U News, reporter '37. Top hatters Club '37-'38 Social Chairman, senior class, MARIE KATHRYN RASMUSSEN . English Beta Zeta, recording secretary '38. CELIA LEA REDMOND ..... English XVOmen's Athletic Association, president '37-'38 Uni- versity Players, president '38. Sigma Pi Alpha. U News. Crataegus. Junior Class, secretary '36-'37. Intra-Mural Sports. JOHN B. REID . . . History and Political Science Social Science Society, chairman of arrangements com- mittee '37-'38 IRVIN EDVVARD RESCH . Geology and Gcograpliy Men's Athletic Association. Member of American Insti- tute of Mining and Metallurgy Engineers, MARGARET VVOOD RIDGE .... English Beta Beta Delta, secretary '36-'38 Pan Hellenic Coun- cil representative '37. Le Cercle Francais. Sophomore Class, vice-president '36. Chairman senior announcements committee '37-'38, ROBERT LOUIS ROEPE . Ecoiiomirs and Birsinrss Alpha Phi Omega, vice-president '37-'3S. Bounders Club. Intra-Mural Sports. Inter-Fraternity Council '37-'38 MOSSMAN ROUECHE ..... Biology Delta Chi Omega, president '36. Tophatters Club, chair- man of Book Committee. U News, '34-'37. French Play '35, W O ll I V E: W U Art , il ylzslz ylish nice rlisli l 'i m Q EDVVARD SCHUETT . . Goology ana' Goography Kangaroo Photographer '38 Crataegus Photographer, '37. Yearbook Photographic Editor, '38 FRANK V. SMITH, Jr. . Biology Delta Chi Omega. MARPORIE SPAHR . . . Geology and Goograpliy H-- Chiko. University Players, "Iolanthe." Sigma Pi Alpha. VVomen's Athletic Association. Senior Ring Committee. HOWVARD JAMES SPEER . Geology and Gcograplzy Camera Man for Geology Classes. Laboratory Assist- ant. Tophatters Club. ROY N. STOUT, .Ir .... Economics and Bzrsimxts Bentonian, president '37. Inter-Fraternity Council, presi- dent '37-'38. A. P. O. Crataegus, Business Manager 238. Intra-Mural Sports. MIRIAM FRANCES SUTHERLAND, Hisf. and Pol. Sc. Chiko. Sigma Pi Alpha. HELEN LOUISE THEOBALD Hisfory and Polifiral Sf. Music Club. Light Opera Association, "Io1an1he." Glee Club. A capella choir. PATSY TIMLIN .... English Social Science Society, president '37-'38. International Relations '37-'38 Sigma Pi Alpha, vice-president '37-'38 Council of Presidents. Student Christian Association. KATHLEEN TORBERT . lwczflzcziiofirs Sigma Beta. GEORGE LEONARD VVADE History and Political .S'cic'nrc Kegon. Crataegus, art staff f38. Kangaroo, art staff '37-'38. Tophatters Club. XVILLARD XVARNER . . Efoiiomics anal H1l.VI'IIl'.S'.V A. P. O., president '37-238. Bentonian. History Club. Student Council Representative, '37-'38 Inter-Fraternity Council, vice-president, '37-'38 Merit Award '38 Intra- Mural Sports. EMILY VVATSON ...... Englislz Le Cercle Francais, secretary '35-'36. Crataegus. class editor '36, Senior Class, treasurer '38 Chairman Senior Gift Committee. Pogo CJIIL' fllHIllJ'L'tl'.i'C'T'FlI P11510 Om' llllllllffll-Flzljlll LEILA VVELSI-I ....... English Cho-Chin, treasurer '37. Sigma Pi Alpha. Pan Hellenic Council '36-'37. Student Council, secretary '37-'38 Merit Award '38. GLEN LEROY WHITAKER, l-listory and Political Sficzzcr' Student Council, president '37-'38, vice-president '36-'37. A. P. O., president '37, Bentonian. History Club, presi- dent '36-'37. Inter-Fraternity Council, vice-president '36. Merit Award '3S. Intra-Mural Sports. DE VERE REED WHITESELL . . Psychology Men's Athletic Association, Co-chairman of Senior Class Athletic Committee '38, Inira-Mural Sports. Fencing. Sigma Pi Alpha. Social Science Society. MELVIN BUZAN VVHITESELL . . Psychology Men's Athletic Association, Co-chairman of Senior Class Athletic Committee '38. Intra-Mural Sports. Instructor of U Fencing Class. Sigma Pi Alpha. Social Science Society. PAUL L. VVILLSON, Jr ....... Art Tophatters Club, president '37-'38 Producer of "Fee Fie Faux Pas" '38 U News, business manager '37. Cra- taegus Art Editor '37-'38. Merit Award '3S. ALICE WILSON . . . English XNIOIIICIFS Athletic Association. MARY JANE VVISHROPP ..... Art Chiko, president '37-'38 Sigma Pi Alpha. Tophatters Club. Pan I-Iellenic Council, president '38 Highest ranking junior '37, Kappa Pi, national honorary art fraternity. WW 4 4, QQ Cigarettes and Cokes . Cigarettes and cokes-this very title speaks of friendships, of long bull sessions, of interesting sto- ries, of delightful memories. Somehow while sipping a coke and enjoying a cigarette a person gradually becomes aware of the true inner self of his compan- ions. New and closer associations quietly and natur- ally are formed. The University cafeteria is an interesting place to observe these new associations. It is more than a mere eating place g--it is a pleasant spot to relax and talk. From S o'clock in the morning until late in the afternoon students partially fill the many ta- bles. The cafeteria is the first place to observe bud- ding romances or true companionships. VVith the hum of the motor of the coke machine in the back- ground, the buzz of many conversations constantly goes on. In one corner there is usually a carefree, loqua- cious' couple. It is Mary Alice McKay and Howard Gossage. Many a professor would find two of his absentee members only by looking in this corner during the class period. The center of the room is the hang-out for a trio of pretty girls, still sincere and unsophisticate'd. They are Beverly Nixon, Cecil King ond Helen Senter, who come to the cafeteria only when class work is done. Buzzing around them is vociferous Johnny Redman with his inevitable grin, while Bill Dow is sitting back and enjoying both Redman and the trio. At an adjoining table sits a quiet, red-headed boy and a girl fairly effervescing with energy. lt is Ber- nie Koehler and Dona Anderman. She is uncon- sciously playing a tune with her hands while vi- vaciously telling a story. Not far off is a group of boys bunchecl around one man. They are wittily dis- cussing deep problems but not without a humorous side. Of course it is Dr. Decker with his colleagues, Bill McDonell, Allan Paris and perhaps Bob Graf- rath. The adjoining table is much more contained and sober. Madge Johnson and Roland Bierly are half studying, half conversing, but jim Gant and Jean Bierly are even more quiet. Then we see a table of girls. They seem to be entirely U and l's. jane Mar- tin, Jeanette Spears, Margaret Smith and Alma Jane Evans are conducting a lively bull session while daintily eating lunch. Mrs. Burge is maternally watching over the room from her perch behind the cash register like a hen with a flock of chickens. Here and there a student is deep in study, however, a variety of wild sounds emanate from one spot. lt is Patty Power bouncing up and down and violently waving her arms to em- phasize an incident she is relating. Bill Hensley, Bill Campbell and Roger Atzenweiler are watching with mingled interest and amusement. Harold Myers, Bob Noll, Nina Gene VVilkins and Shirley johnson are in another corner. Harold seems perturbed that the pickle with his sandwich was too small, besides being a little dizzy from in- haling a cigarette. In the very center of the room is an interesting foursome-Jack Gereke, Virginia San- ders, John McNeely and Mary VVinkleman. Jack has assumed his usual movie actor pose, and is trying to smoke a cigarette nochalantly, without suc- cess. Iean Marie Downey, Nancy Glover and Allene Ragan lend a pleasant atmosphere to the scene, as do the quieter Berniece Jewell, Marjorie Lovejoy and Barbara jean VVarner. They probably are dis- cussing the exciting happenings of the past week- end and their respective dates. Not far away is a romance that has been going for four years. It is between next year's president, Lloyd Doolittle and his naive Georgia Witter. One student seems to be making a speech. He has half risen from his chair, eloquently to gesture while stumbling along vocally. He is small, curly-headed, with rimless glasses. Cf course it could be no one but Prez Glen Vlfhitaker. Among his listeners and admirers are Mary Lou Stocks, Bob Roepe and Wil- lard VVarner, who let Glen do most of the talking In the teachers' section is Mr. Baseman who is doing mental gymnastics trying to calculate how many students he will give BW' double dot CMr. Baseman has his own original grading systenrj A- cross from him sits Dr. Bassett with his mind far away, probably thinking of some fossil he discov- ered in Colorado. Mr. Harper is yawning between bites of lunch, and Dr. Bartle is busy turning on the charm. Gur cafeteria is always an entrancing spot to vis- it. It boasts not of its food, but of the constantly shifting scene passing before the alert observer's eye. The next time you drop in, look around more closely. There is a wealth of various types of per- sonalities and discussions. K. C. U. is showing an- other side besides that of scholastic learning. VVith cigarettes and cokes the students are becoming ac- quainted with fellow classmates-in fact becoming acquainted with life itself. Page One Hmidrcd-niize The Quad WC wb 'Qui' Top left: Picture hound Johnny Redman with Bar- bara ,lean VVarner, freshman Cho-Chin. Looks like Barbara isn't going to study. Top center: Exam week was also four-leaf-clover week as judged by the number of students looking for them. Right here are Jane Martin, Bill Reed, Wilbur Mansfield and one who was so intent that we couldn't tell who it was. Top rights Bill Buffe on his ever-present motor bike. Lower left: Berlin in a pensive mood-or worried one. He looked that way a week before and all during exams. Lower center: A view of the Library and U. Hall from the Science Building. Lower right: The Whitesell brothers-but we wouldn't dare commit ourselves unless maybe the one on the right is Melvin-no, it's De Vere- oh, well we'll give up. Top: Johnny Redman, Bud Hites and VVilbur Mans- field on the steps and Rita Valentine and John Lyons seated on the balustrade of the Ad Building. Bottom: A helping hand to Mary Edith Thomas from Munson Howe, senior class president, and Bob Grafrath, next year's senior class president. ljllhllt' Our' ll11nJr1'd-014 The Qrohesira of the University oi Kansas City The orchestra has been in existence only a short time. It had its beginning under Sir Carl Busch, and was continued under Dr. Robert D. VV. Adams, and is now under the direction of Mr. Harold Newton. Mr. Newton is a most able conductor and the University is fortunate in having him for the di- rector. Equipped with both natural talent and good schooling he fills a position which is an important one. The orchestra itselt has set the high standard that it is endeavoring to maintain. Their goal is to form an orchestra of symphonic proportions and performance and to do this in a l'r1,1fv Um' lf1n1u'1'r'r1'-ffi'rl1"w year. An orchestra of this kind. ot amateur stand- ing, is needed by Kansas City, to give students an opportunity to play in a symphonic orchestra and to attract friends of the University to concerts which would be presented each year. The orchestra has in the interest and cooperation of the University and has all the available resources with which to work. It is through work and en- thusiasm that the orchestra expects to achieve this goal. They also hope to attract more musical stu- dents by having an enlarged music department. X wus, ,4x. .--t7N:.,,,,,wN 'iiff . fm ,gras " Q' P I 4. ,. ph ,,, fi A I .W .f WV, 'V ig? ., ' .f . .. M , A 1 'fx fl' 1 E , f , XVOMENIS A. A.-First Row: Doro hy Barnett, Martha Peto, Flora Ann Bunker, Miss Miriam VVagner Marjorie Spahr Jane Crawford, Jane Tuttle, Lala Cochrane, Dorothy Dabbs. Second Row: Georgia Lee Hupp, Bernice Jue, Mary Atch- ley, Ruth Smoyer, Floweree Heckert, Cleta Mae Mason, Theresa Brunner, Edwina Peuter, Dorothy Bowers, Celia Red- mond. Third Row: Frances Jacobson, Lucille Pierce, Yolande Parker, Yvonne Foree, Edith Ann Pierce. lX1EN,S A. A.- Seated in front: Marshall Lovett, Harold Myers. Stazzdizlgz Ted Goodale, Charles Satterlee, Melvin Whitesell, Marvin Anderson, Ted VVeiss Cleauiugj, Al Spaht, Art Charvat, Devere Vtfhitesell, Dr. Kennedy, Leonard Rowland, Burr Commons. Athletics . . NNith inter-collegiate athletics definitely not to be considered for five more years, K. C. U. buckled down to a program of intra-mural activities by far the most successful yet tried. This year there was an especially tight race in the inter-class sports. The Juniors and Freshmen tied for first place with 94 points each ,the Sopho- mores were third with a score of 78, and the Seniors had Sl. Especially to be commended are the juniors. since they stood third at the end of the first semester with only 20 points, compared to 46 for the Sophomores and 4l for the Freshmen. This rapid rise is due in large part to Harold Myers, who captained the victorious junior basketball team and the second-place Junior baseball team. Since at the first of the season the race appeared to bc between the Freshmen and Sophomores this unexpected victory is particularly noteworthy. Page OHL'A-H1llldI'8d-fI1iI'fL'C1l The scoring was as follows: Fr. So. Jr. Sr. Football 3 30 18 9 Golf 13 6 1 0 Tennis 8 10 1 0 Horseshoes 17 0 0 3 Score end of lst Semester 41 46 20 12 Basketball 18 9 30 3 Bowling 12 2 20 6 Swiming 20 12 6 0 Baseball 3 9 18 30 Total 94 78 94 51 For group sports the scoring was 30-18-9-3, for bowling and swimming it was 20-12-6-25 for in- dividual sports, 10-6-3-1. The second semester tennis, badminton, handball and horseshoses were not completed because of the unusually rainy spring. However, the indications were that the Juniors and Freshmen would have kept their respective positions. Volleyball and soccer were not played because of lack of interest. Opening the year's games in the early fall came football. The ceded Sophomore team went through as expected, under the leadership of Charles Satter- lee and Ace Johnson but the Freshmen fizzled out after their imposing start, and finished in fourth place. The Juniors barely nosed out the Seniors for second place after Art Charvat and James Gatchell snagged long passes in the closing minutes of play. In the golf tournament Ray Loman easily man- aged to win. After the tennis competition dragged on for several months and still was not finished, Bob Anderson, Soph.. and James Cant, Fr., were declared winners. Since several of the best tennis players in the school were not entered this proved an unconvincing victory. The horseshoe tournament was a sweep for the Freshmen. They won first, second and fourth. VVith the beginning of the second semester, and worry about grades over for a time, athletics took on a new vigor. The basketball tournament, held in the Boulevard Manor gymnasium, was unusually popular. Again the Soph team was the favorite. but the junior squad, playing most of their games with only four men, trounced the Sophomores twice and allowed the erratic Freshman team to capture second. Harold Myers was high scorer of the league with an average of 18.66 points per gameg Barney Rawlings was second with 13.505 and Jim Gant Page Ont' Hzrlzclrm'-f0111'fc'wz third with 13.22 per game. The all-stars selected for ability and sportsmanship are: First Team Second Team Charles Satterlee Bob Anderson Bill Harder NYillard Warner jim Gant Hoyt Nelson Harold Myers Joe King Barney Rawlings XYill Mansfield Bowling as usual was a popular sport. The Juniors. led by Ross VVillhite, captured first. while the strong Freshman team, with Charles Young, Sam Thomas and Eugene Sackin, was second. Bill Hurst and Bob Anderson were consistently high scorers but their team failed to stand up well be- hind them. In Table Tennis Marvin Anderson again captur- ed the championship from a field of some fifty hopefuls. The strong men of the campus, after train- ing all year, finally held their contest. Ted Goodale found he had developed an unusual 'crop of weight- lifters who set a string of new records. The cham- pions are: Sam Thomas-148 lb. class. A Burr Commons-165 lb. class. Marvin Anderson-181 lb. class. Charles Young-Heavyweight. The swimming meet proved to be very close. The Freshmen won first place with 20 points after Sam Thomas had taken the diving contest. The Sopho- mores, who had led during most of the meet be- cause of the swimming of Ace johnson, were forced back to second, with 18 points. The Juniors were a close third with 16 points after the relay Proteges of Dr. Kenneclys manly arty of boxing. 6. Q Q tl 3 team combination of Bob Grafrath, Jack Mullen and VVill Mansfield got to functioning. The spring tennis tournament had far more en- trants than did the fall tourney, partly because of the better condition of the courts. Many exciting matches were played but the siege of rainy weather prohibited its completion. Bill Dow, Harold Myers, Jim Gant and jack C-ereke were the favored competi- tors. Baseball provided a thrilling climax to the intra- mural sports program, The games nearly always at- tracted excesses of players, besides some twenty to fifty spectators. The Senior team was not highly regarded until they produced a true discovery in the person of Byron Bell, star pitcher. Bell practically won the championship for his class singlehanded. The Juniors led the league until Bell appeared, but were forced to be satisfied in the runner-up posi- tion. The all-stars are First Team Byron Bell, p. George Charno, c. Bill Campbell, l b. DeVere VVhitesell, 2 b. jim Gant, ss. Bin Hurst, 3 ii, Melvin Wlhitesell, rf. Burr Commons, cf. Harold Myers, sf. Art Charvat, lf. Second Team Charles Young, p. Art England, c. Bill Abercrombie, l. b. Wall Mansfield, 2 b. Floy Harris, ss. Royce Stoenner, 3 b. Lloyd Doolittle rf. Melvin Anderson, cf. Buck Belwood, sf. Ted lYeis, lf. This year's competition has given everyone a chance to play, whether a star or not. lt has de- veloped good rivalry and true sportsmanship. The juniors and Freshmen have earned their victory Left: Johnny Redman and Bill Dow, Bentonians, back from a strenuous game of tennis. ls Johnny telling Bill! Right: Girls play tennis on our wonderful courts, too. Dorothy Dabbs, Beta Beta Delta, getting a tan. and the Sophomores and Seniors provided some close competition. Next year the tournaments promise to be better than ever. Dr. Kennedy and Al Spaeth have done a good job. O A homely girl approached the information desk at the tourist park, and asked for a road map. "Here's your copy," said the clerk. "VVell, I hope I won't go vvrongf' replied the girl. "VVith that map of yours," retorted the clerk, "I don't see how you can." MM O-limi Here are the essentials of a good date: l. She doesn't eat much. 2. She is good looking. 3. She doesnlt eat much. 4. She is a good dancer. 5. She doesn't eat much. .MMO-M.. Here's another problem for the date bureau-or the psychopathic ward: Underneath the mistletoe The ugly maiden stood. . She stood and stood and stood and stood And stood and stood and stood. M.-MMOMM... "l want something nice in oil for a dining room." "Yes, madamc, a landscape of a can of sardines F" MMOMTM "lN'hat,s the bi 1' idea. wearinff mv raincoat ?" f ZD , 4'lt's raining. You wouldn't want your suit to get wet, would you?" Priya Om' Ilzirzrirwl-fiffm'11 -' First Row: Dr. F. V. Nyquist, Melvin VVhitesell, James Lemmons, DeVere Whitesell, Munson Howe. Second Row: Mr. Evans, Eleanor Bucher, Lelia Welsh, Ruth Jean Reiss, Marjorie Spahr, Margaret Lane, Floweree Heckert, Kathleen Torbert, Dr. Norton. Sfandiwzgz Dr. Kennedy, Yolande Parker, Virginia Nie- brugge, Rose Marie Fry, Ruth Jean Hall, Celia Redmond, Dean Sanford, Patsy Timlin, Jean Walker, Roberta Jean Lutz, Mary Atchley, Theresa Brunner, Betty Crain. Sigma Pi Alpha .. Sigma Pi Alpha is an Honorary Educational Fraternity. It was organized March 18, 1936. Meni- bers are made up of the practice teachers. Five hours of practice teaching is necessary for a teach- ing certificate. The teachers-to-be practice at Ruhl- Hartmann and Center schools. Puyz' Our' ll11lirlrczl-si.1'lm'11 Presidc111': Roberta Jean Lutz. Hoizorczry lJff67l1'I707'SZ F. V. Nyquist, C. D. Norton, Dr. C. E. Kennedy. Adzfisorsi Clyde E. Evans, 0. G. Sanford. Student llleiulmrsz Mary Atchley, Theresa Brunner, Eleanor Bucher, Betty Crain, Rose Marie, Fry, Ruth Jean Hall, Floweree Hechert, Munson Howe, Margaret Lane, James Lennnons, Roberta Jean Lutz, Virginia Nie- hrugge, Yolande Parker, Celia Redmond, Ruth Jean Reiss, Marjorie Spahr, Jeannette Spears, Patsy Tim- lin, Kathleen Torbert, Jean VValker, Leila Wfelsh, De- Vere Wfhitesell, Melvin Vtfhitesell. F Q O fl -- 1. 1. First Row: Harold Myers, Art Hassenpflug, Wilbur Mansfield. Second Row: James Dolan, Myrl Hod- son, Dr. Harper, Dr. Richardson, John Hughes. Third Row: Don McDonald, Bill Gilbirds, Norman Hurst, Lloyd Doolittle, M. K. Concannon, Myron Messler, Roddy Osborn, James Gatchell. Bela Epsilon . Beta Epsilon is an honorary Business Fraterni- ty. It was organized in March, 1936. They sponsored lectures by important business men around Kans- as City. P1'eside11t: Myrl Hodson. Advisors: Dr. Harper, Dr. Richardson. M0l'ILbC1'SI M. K. Concannon, James Dolan, Lloyd Doolittle, James Gatchell, Bill Gilbirds, George Goellner, Art Hassenpflug, Myrl Hodson, John Hughes, Norman Hurst, Jack Kinzy, VVilbur Mans- field, Don McDonald, Myron Messier, Harold Meyers, Roddy Qsborn. Page Our HIIIICIYITKI-.l'U7,'0llfL'PI1 74 , , WMMMWN' 5 5 W ff Iiirsf Row: Munson Howe, Melvin VVhitesell, DeVere VVhitesell, Dayton Drake, Glen W'hitaker, VVilbur Mansfield. Second Row: john Reid, Betty Wolf, Dr. Perrigo, Dean Sanford, Patsy Timlin, Virginia Niebrugge, I. W. C. Harper, C. E. Evans. Social Science Socieiy This organization is an honorary group composed of majors in the Social Sciences and who have a "B" average. During the year they had many meetings and lectures sponsored by them. Qne memoriable meeting was a dinner at which Judge Merrill E. Qtis of Kansas City spoke. Page One H1n1cl1'Ud-Uiglzfemz Preszfdezzf: Patsy Timlin. Adzf1's01's: Dr. Perrigo, Dean Sanford, Mr. Harper, Mr. Evans. jlfl,C?lllb6I'SC Dayton Drake, Munson Howe, VVilbur Mansfield, Virginia Niebrugge, John Reid, Patsy Timlin, Glen Vifhitaker, DeVere VVhitesell, Melvin VVhitesell, Betty VVolf. ,p IO' . ,.x"U1e' First Roto: Eileen Kowalsky, Dwight Newton, Bernice Iue, Stella Marie Green, Mary Carroll, Morley Johnson, Ruth Rosenstock, Elouise Blackman. Sccolm' Row: Alice Violet, Mary Koehler, Betty Crain, Faye Saunders, Patricia Staebler, Cecile Shelton, Frances Iue. Tlzird Row: Lilabel Blackman, Flora Ann Bunker, Dr. Bassett, Munson Howe, Lorraine Stith, Kitty Kelley, Dr. Adams, Yvonne Foree, Geraldine Wells. Music Club . The Music Club, under the sponsorship of Dr. Adams, had numerous meetings which they usually held at some members home. Qften they had special music and musical features on the program for the evening. P1'es1'f1'e11fs Flora Ann Bunker. flf1't'is01'5: Dr. Adams, Dr. Bassett. Mezlzlleffsz Elouise Blackman, Liabel Black- man, Flora Ann Bunker, Marian Cantwell, Mary Car- rol, Betty Crain, Yvonne Foree, Stella Marie Green, Munson Howe, Morley Johnson, Bernice Jue, Frances Inc, Kitty Kelley, Mary Koehler, Eileen Kowalsky, Goodwin Lyon, Dwight Newton, Jean Gstrum, Ruth Rosensock, Faye Saunders, Cecile Shelton, Patricia Staebler, Lorraine Stith, Alice Violet, Geraldine VVells, Bob Zwilling. Page Om' IIzfzzclrvzl-11i1mln'i1 ,J Ifz'r.rf Row: Paul Babb, Al VVorrell, Vliillie Kuluva, Celia Redmond, Helen Kaminsky, Betty Lairdon, Patricia Stabler, Art Charvat, Bob Keller, John Hughes. Second Row: Carl Johnson, Edwina Peuter, Ann Corbin, Margaret Lane, Floweree Heckert, Morley Johnson, Ruth Smoyer, Edith Ann Pierce, Eileen Kowalsky, Vera Cameron. Third Row: Bill Dow, Charles Tupper, Lloy Harris, Marion Ditzen, Jane Crawforl, Jean VValker, Lillian Burch, Jim Rawlings, Jo Duffy, Lucille Southard. The University Players . The students on the campus have certainly been aware of Mr. Carl Johnson during his first year here. Beginning early in Gctober with play try- outs, Mr. Johnson has led the University Players through a successful year. The first production of the mighty Johnson art players was the highly en- tertaining comedy f'The Late Christopher Bean." Contrary to previous efforts, the advertising cam- paign used for this play was a swell idea. Beans Cin reality peasj were strung and hung around the Ad building, Probably some of the happy students didn't know the differenct. Tickets really sold and the play was presented in the Center Playhouse. The cast was as follows: Dr. Haggett .,..L....Le... - Henry Efferts Mrs. Haggett L.,.s,...a Edith Ann Pierce Susan ...,........e,....., Lillian Burch Ada Morley johnson VVarren Creamer .L,..eL,e -Jim Rawlings Tallant .,,...e....e L--- ee....e Bill Dow Davenport s...e,....s, .. .se,. Bob Nelson Rosen s.a.L....e,...e, Al VVorrel The students enjoyed the performances of the cast immensly. The acting of Jim Rawlings and Page Our Huildrfd-i'zw111'y Lillian Burch was, in places, very real. Those close to the stage enjoyed Edith Ann Pierce's determined efforts not to laugh-she didn't either. The entire cast was excellent and the first play was a hit. Soon after the students returned from the Chirst- mas holidays there was an assembly in which Mr. Johnson surprised the worn-out and holiday-weary students by presenting to them a hilarious melo- dramatic comedy the "Pot Boilersf' The plot was goofy and the characters inane but the audience liked it. This one-act satire was written by Alice Gerstenberg, and the setting was a partially set stage portraying a morning rehearsal in a large theatre. Bob Keller, Lucille Southard, VVilliam Ruluva, Lloy Harris, Helen Kaminsky and Arthur Charyat were the honorable yet" crazy cast. Early in February it was announced that the University Players had selected their spring play, "Gammer Gurtonis Needlef and early English farce. It was first presented at Christ College, Cambridge, in 1566. The costumes, scenery and properties were all designed and executed by the members of th production staff. Those in charge of manufacturing the properties were Lloy Harris, qC0lII'I.lIllC7lf 011 page l2Zj r , Kangaroo and Yearbook Staffs . Tap f7l'l'fIl1'0I KANGAROO STAN-'-Bob Graf- rath, Bill McDonell, Eddie Schuett, Bette Mac- oubrie, Allan Paris, Ernie Berlin, Mary Har- hord. Those absent from picture are: Betty Laridon, Gene Hitchcock, jim Considine, Mor- ley Johnson and Georgia Lee Hupp. Bolmm pirfzzrcz YEAR Book STA1f1f--.Smlcziz Jane Martin, jean Dunham, Lucille Southard, W'ilhur Mansfield, Ann Jedlicka and Armand Glenn. .glflllllllllgf Dorothy Carter and Lorraine Stith. Page Our' U11 11ci1'vcI-fitwz fy-0110 The University Players . CCOIIfl.7Z'll8d from page l2Oj Bob Keller, VVillie Kuluva and Vera Cameron. The costumes were selected and fitted by Celia Redmond, Jane Crawford, Josephine Duffy, Eileen Kowalsky and Ann Corbin. Those who took charge of the properties were Arthur Charvat, Margery Ditzen and Helen Kaminsky. Paul Babb was stage manager and johnny Hughes was the all-important business manager. Paul Snider, a special dramatics student, com- pletely lived the part of Diccon the Bedlam. He was ably supported by Al VVorrell as Hodgeg Ann Corbin as Tybg Betty Lairdon as Gammer Gurtong Eileen Kowlasky as Dame Chatteg Willie Kuluva as Dr. Rat, and Bob Keller as Master Baylye with Paul Babb as his sleepy servant. Betty Boutell was cast as Doll, a part being all giggles and hiccoughs and Betty certainly made the most of that part. She nearly killed the audience with her awful wig and her blacked-out teeth. Helen Kaminsky as the yellow-haired boy of all work and errand boy was excellent. Most of the characters seemed to completely forget that they were college students giving a play. Diccon, especially was perfection. His mouth and its motions was a thing to behold. Al VVorrel's characterization of the stupid Hodge, at times was screamingly funny. Eileen Kowlasky, padded to perfection, was sharp and clever in her dialogue. VVhile Gammer Gurton, Betty Laridon, suffered with a very bad cold, she trouped like a veteran and gave an excellent performance. VVillie Kuluva's first appearance on the stage really set things go- ing and from then on the farce became bedlam. Such explosive dialogue and rowdy action as presented in this pre-Elizabethan comedy is far removed from the subtle sophisticated comedy that seemed to be preferred at the present time. It was a great change for the University students and it went over in a large way. Gur congratulations to the University Players and all those who helped in the play, but especially to Mr. Carl Johnson, who has really shown us what the students can do. o PRECAUTIONS FOR EXAMS Some students go to great extents To find a four-leafed clover, Then they trust it brings them luck If they just look it over. But Billy Reed's a careful chap, In the grass all day he'd sit- And when he found a four-leafed clover, He'd simply swallow it. Page Om' If iuldrm'-ffcfrli fx'-two We Three . . . CC07lfZ.lIZlGd from page Qlj Her excellent cutting brought praise from both printer and engraver. George Wade must be thank- ed for the quick work on a hurry-up cartoon. Four hours of straight work with no time off is no joke, and George did a swell job. There are always certain people on a staff who are the pride and joy of the editor. Two such people are Mary Harbord and VVilbur Mansfield. Wihen they are told what is wanted and when, they can be depended upon to do the best possible and to get it done and in. Dorothy Carter gave fine accounts of the fresh- man and sophomore classes, while Barney Rawlings wrote biographies of two of our outstanding people on the campus. Those who have cut and mounted pictures to be engraved know the amount of work in this. Credit for mounting the class panels, both under-class- men and seniors goes to Alma jane Evans who spent several Saturdays at the U. working on them. All of the students know Allan Paris and there is no need to tell how indispensible he is to the book. His "Between the Beersw is famous on the campus. Un the business end of the book, were such notables as VVillard VVarner, Rex Morgan, johnny Redman, Bill McDonell and Glenn Stebbins, who sold subscriptions to the book. William Gilbirds suffered as auditor for the publication and the en- tire publication wishes to thank Roddy Osborn, the Student Auditorg the Student Council, and Mr. Baker for their cooperation in making this year- book possible. o Spring Calendar . . . fC0111'1'11zzca' from page 93D On the same evening of june 7 the Beta Beta Delta sorority of the University and junior College held their spring formal in the Little Theatre of the Municipal Auditorium to the tune of Red Black- burns' orchestra. Crowded with noteworthy's from junior College and the University it was a swell dance in spite of it being a little warm. The flashy Bentonians of Junior College and the University climaxed the season with their final formal at the Elms Hotel in Excelsior Springs. Al- most a tradition now, at least one group must give a dance at the Elms, and it is usually the Benton- ians. 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