Emcoe (Billings, Mont.) 1949-1959, September 28, 1949, Image 3

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inois Normal University and his M.S. from the University of Ill- inois in 1947. He is married and has one son. For the past three years Mr. Weichert has been teaching in the Laboratory School at the University of Chicago. Miss Isabelle Johnson Miss Isabelle Johnson joins Eastern's art department faculty this fall. Her background includes a B.A. from the State University at Missoula, M.A. from Columbia University, New York; advanced graduate work at the University of California, Otis Art Institute at Los Angeles, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, the Art Stud- ents League in New York City, and the Skohegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Miss Lydia Smiley Students who attended EAST- ERN during the summer session are acquainted with Miss Smiley, who was a member of the faculty during the quarter. Graduating from Kansas State Teachers Col- lege, Pittsburg, Kansas, she con- tinued her studies later at Colo- rado State College of Education, receiving her M.A. degree in 1948. Miss Smiley taught previously in Wisconsin and Kansas. ROBERT DAVIDSON Yellowjacket Gridiron Schedule-1949 Date Eastern vs. Friday, October 7 Friday, October 14 Friday, October 21 Carroll College Friday, Montana School of October 28 Mines (Homecoming) Friday, Black Hills Teachers November 4 College Friday, North Dakota State November 11 Teachers College Friday, November 18 Rocky Mountain College Place Dillon, Mont. Rapid City, S.D. Helena, Mont. Daylis Field Daylis Field Daylis Field Daylis Field Western Montana College of Education South Dakota School of Education RALPH KENT CO-CAPTAIN WENDELL OTT CO-CAPTAIN JIM NICHOLSON A September 28, 1949 EASTERN MONTANA COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Page Three EASTERN SETS FOR CROWN DEFENSE cago, a of three Eastern Montana College of years in the U. S. Navy, will take Education is fortunate in secur- over Mr. Hoeseisel's duties in the ing the services of two very corn- Science Department. Mr. Weich- petent musicians who will make ert received his E. Ed. from Ill- WILLIAM S. WEICHERT Mr. William S. Weichert, Chi- Illinois, veteran Mr. Davidson's department will offer courses in music theory, beginning s t r in g s, beginning woodwinds, band, instrumental music and conducting interpre- tation. Ralph M. Kent Ralph M. Kent, received his B.M.E. and M.M. at Northwestern University. He has completed more than half his residence on a Ph.D. at the State University of Iowa, where he has been teaching studio voice. He is married and has two children. Mr. Kent will offer courses in voice instruction, music theory, chorus, piano and vocal. available to students a complete program of instrumental and vo- cal music. Three championships in a row\ is the battle cry of Eastern's 1949 gridiron aggregation. The Yel- lowjackets, Montana Small Col- lege football kings in 1948, are shooting to retain that crown in 1949. Coach Oscar Bjorgum of Eastern is also eyeing the top spot in the Montana-Dakota conference that the Hornets lost to South Dakota School of Mines in 1948. This season will mark the third post-war year of gridiron play for the Bjorgummen. Although com- petition will be rougher and more experienced, the Yellowjackets eleven should have the power, speed and class to subdue the best of their opponents. Football practice began Septem- ber 12 for Easterner's hopefuls. After two weeks of conditioning and calesthenics, Coach Bjorgum began scrimmage in ear n e s t. Body-contact drills are the word of the day. With an expected fifty candidates, including seventeen lettermen turning out for the squad, Bjorgum is confident of an- other banner football year for Eastern. Wendell Ott and Jim Nicholson as co-captains of Eastern's eleven have the pleasant prospect of Texas the Eastern mentor feels that the 1949 football team will be the greatest in Yellowjacket his- tory. Eastern is a member of two conferences: the Montana Small College Conference and the Mon- tana-Dakota Conference. T h e Montana conference includes Western Montana College of Edu- cation at Dillon, Northern Mon- tana College at Havre, Carroll College at Helena, Montana School of Mines at Butte, Rocky Moun- tain of Billings and Eastern. In the Montana-Dakota league North Dakota State Teachers Col- lege at Dickinson, South Dakota School of Mines at Rapid City, Black Hills Teachers at Spearfish, South Dakota, and Rocky Moun- tain and Eastern make up the membership. Shorty Alterowitz and Wally Stephens are assisting Coach Os- car Bjorgum. Alterowitz, East- ern's varsity basketball coach, is not only assisting Oscar, but is also keeping an eye open for possible basketball mat e r i a 1. Wally Stephens comes to Eastern after a great career at Montana University, where he played half- back a few years ago. After a successful fling at professional football, Wally returned to Bil- lings. Eastern travels to Dillon, Mon- tana, for its opening game October 8. The Yellowjackets' first home game will be October 28 in Daylis Stadium. TWO NEW PROFESSORS IN MUSIC DEPTARTMENT t4 Robert L. Davidson Robert L. Davidson came to EASTERN from Bergenfield, N.J., where he has been director of instrumental music since his dis- charge from the U. S. Marine Corps. He received his B.S. in education from the University of Missouri in 1942 and his M.A. from Teachers College, Columbia leading their teammates to a rec- University, in 1946. Mr. Davidson ord season. All-conference men r taught in Michigan before enter- returning to Eastern are Clayton ing the service. He is married and Gullickson at tackle, Dick Bjor- has two children. gum at quarterback, and Jim Nicholson at end. The spots vacated by all-confer- ence guard, Howard Kenna, and all-conference fullback, Jack Mil- ligan, will be hard to fill. How- ever, with men from Alaska to

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