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VOL. 1 BILLINGS, MONTANA, MAY 6, 1949 NO. 3 SENIOR DAY AT BILLINGS FUN-DEO DAY Welcome, Seniors, to the great- est show on earth. The Fundeo provides something for everyone from Grandpappy down to the young sprout. The gym has been transformed into a miniature mid- way with every type of sport and game of skill. There is dancing on the stage to the tantilizing music of Gene Brown and his orchestra. Come early, Seniors, and stay late. A schedule for the events plan- ned for the Seniors is as follows: 8:30 Registration at Commercial Club. 9:00-11:30 City sight-seeing tour. 11:30-12:30 Buffet Luncheon at Commercial Club. 1:00-3:00 Open-house at Rocky Mountain College. THEN—the greatest event of the day, The Fundeo at Eastern- 3:00-?:?? CALENDAR May- 6-7—FUN-DEO Senior Day 11—Campus Day 12-13-14—Track Meet at Rapid City, S. D. 13—Eastern-Black Hills Baseball Game at Rapid City. DR. A. G. PETERSON President of Eastern Montana College of Education NEW DEPARTMENT TO OPEN FALL QUARTER Commercial Department To Be Added Eastern will offer a new de- partment in commercial science beginning fall quarter. Mr. John- son, acting head of the depart- ment, announced that there will be two instructors to augment the present teaching staff. There will be two divisions to this new department, one will be conducted primarily for those in- terested in bookkeeping and stenography, the other for stud- ents interested in secretarial work. The purpose of the courses is to offer training on the college level for persons interested in secretarial training or bookkeep- ing. Two years are required for graduation in the proposed de- partment. A complete line of business equipment will be installed to provide practical training in all office machines. MIDLAND EMPIRE COMMUNITY DINNER Banquet Well Attended The twelfth annual Community Cooperative Dinner was held in Eastern's gymnasium on Thurs- day, April 28. All faculty mem- bers and more than one hundred students helped in crews to make this dinner a success. Dr. Harlan Hines served as general chairman as he has for the preceding eleven dinners. More than seven hundred guests were present for the dinner and program which followed. After students had cleared the gym- nasium, there was dancing to the music of the Billings Orchestra. The local Commercial Club's offi- cers were extremely appreciative of the school's efforts to handle this large undertaking. ADMINISTRATION BUILDING Eastern Montana College of Education MUSIC ASSEMBLY PROGRAM FUN-DEO PARADE I COME TO 1 1 THE i I FUN-DEO! • i i Eastern Welcomes Graduates of '49 Today is Senior Day a day dedi- cated to the high school seniors of the surrounding area of Billings. Approximately 415 seniors are ex- pected to register from 26 schools. Registration is required so that all visiting graduates can obtain guests cards to enable them to participate in all events scheduled for the day. June Berg, Shirley Baker, Bob Leone and Art Samel represent Eastern as a Welcoming Committee at the registration booth in the Commercial Club. Senior are scheduled to be guests of Eastern from 3:00 to 5:30 today to enjoy our FUN-DEO and dancing to the scintillating music of Gene Brown and his band. Senior Day has been an annual event since 1938. Because much of the city support is dependent on the surrounding areas, Billings extends a yearly welcome to the graduates as a gesture of good will and friendship. Industries and major institutions of the city are open to welcome the visitors. BJORGUM-ALTEROWITZ TO ATTEND MEETING Coaches Alterowitz and Bjor- gum will attend a meeting of the Dakota-Montana Conference at Rapid City, South Dakota, on May 13. The purpose of the meeting will be to set up the 1949-50 ath- letic schedules. A BILLION THANKS! To all Faculty Members and Students who helped with the Community dinner! I have heard nothing but words of commendation for the way you put across the big dinner, and I am sure your success was due to your attitude of cooperation and your willingness to work hard. Those of us who had the re- sponsibility for the affair appre- ciate everything you did and wish to thank you for it. H. C. Hines, Chairman