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\ Page Two T H E M O N T A N O M A L Volume XX. THE MONTANOMAL Number 15 Published by the JOURNALISM CLASS, MONTANA STATE NORMAL COLLEGE Dillon, Montana Wednesday, May 27, 1942 EDITOR ........................................... CHARLES IVIE ASSISTANT EDITORS— KAY MACKIN, JANE MILLIKIN MEN’S ATHLETICS ......................... JIM WOMACK WOMEN’S ATHLETICS ............ RUTH WAYMAN Reporters: Business Managers: George Adam Irene Allen ~ ~ . Jeanne Covalt Carlenne Cook Mary Hansen Faculty Adviser- Dick Todd Genevieve Albertson OUR SYMPATHY 0 ROFESSOR and Mrs. Rush Jordan were called to Lewistown, Idaho, May 15, upon receipt of word of the death of Pro fessor Jordan’s sister. Mr. and Mrs. Jordan made the trip by automobile. Faculty and students wish to extend their sympathy to Pro fessor and Mrs. Jordan. ON LEAVE OF ABSENCE W lIlSS JESSIE DUBOC, assistant professor of education, has been granted a year’s leave of absence. She is using this 1 time to collect materials about the “way of life” among the red and white men of early Montana. For a number of years Miss Duboc has been interested in this field and doing some work in it. THE AMERICAN WAY OF LIFE ♦1 HE AMERICAN WAY OF LIFE, to an American and to many who are not Americans, stands “head and shoulders” above that of any other nation in our world. It means a way of living in which people may prosper according to their own efforts, where what you yourself are means more to your neigh bors than what your parents or other ancestors were. It indicates opportunity; no one has any right to interfere with your aims or desires as long as no other person is injured. One’s life may be managed according to his own measure as long as he does not harm his neighbor. It means freedom, freedom to worship as you like, read what you like, air your own opinions, and listen to other's opinions on any subject that you want to discuss. It means comfort, bounteous food supplies, blue skies, clear streams, green grass, and the right to enjoy them. It means homes, friends, families, bound together by tradition and by faith in the future. Once knowing it, who would live otherwise than in the American way? 1942 CHINOOK DISTRIBUTED TODAY IN ROOM 303 (Continued from page 1) or former' students who had entered the U. S. forces. Pictures of a large num ber of the boys appear on these added pages. The page given to the Chinook staff members car ries out the patriotic theme by hav ing the pictures arranged in the form of a “V” - - for Victory! Members of the Chinook staff are: editor, Lillian Pre^bitero, Red Lodge; associate editor, Sam Pollard, Benzien; picture editors, Lyman Haverfield, Sweet, Idaho, Ida Ry- kels, Manhattan, Clara Belle Knott and Winifred Bengston, Eureka; business managers, Hallie Stevens, Wisdom, and Bill McKeown, Card- well; women’s athletics, Ruth Way- man, Ingomar; men’s athletics, Jim Womack, Ennis; calendar, Jean Col by, Fort Benton; and adviser, Miss Genevieve Albertson. After the Chinook was distrib uted and the thrill of seeing another school term tucked away with the annual, it was evident that 1942 had brought the students another fine Chinook. PUBLICATIONS BANQUET HELD LAST EVENING (Continued from page 1) The program was under the direc tion of Past Pres. Edith Culbertson, and Pres. Jane Millikin. It consist ed of a talk by Shirley Clark on “Chanticleers and Its Meaning to the College”; the M atrix award to Jeanne Covalt and Edith Culbertson, presented by Miss Albertson; a talk by Dr. Davis on the “Administration Views the Student Publications”; a talk by Coach Straugh on “The Chi nook and Its Meaning to the Col lege”; presentation of the Chinook by Lillian Presbitero and response by Prof. Charles Henry. At the close of the banquet, Chi nooks were given to those attending. Louise Smyth Is Elected President Of House Council At an election held May 4, Louise Smyth was unanimously elected as president of House Council for the coming year. Jane Millikin was the only nomi nee for secretary. Serving as vice-president for the coming year will be Pauline Ball. SUSIE GETS HER RATIONING CARD Susie M.S.N.C. strode proudly into the Bagley Building gym. Tonight was her night, because alone and unassisted she was to get a sugar rationing card. Susie’s mother would never have dreamed of let ting her little darling go alone to such a place, but mother was many miles distant. Susie walked bravely up to one of the desks and looked into a pair of the bluest eyes; too bad the young man with the blue eyes couldn’t have seen over Susie’s bags and into her gray ones, but such is fate. After tabulating the card he was working on, he glanced up and be held Susie, a typical M.S.N.C. co-ed. Her hair was pulled over one eye in hope of a Veronica Lake style, her sweater sleeves were pulled up to her elbows and her sports coat was casually slung over her shoul der. There was an absent look on her face, as if it had always be longed there. “You would like a ration card?” the young man asked (the dope, what else would have taken Susie away from a bridge game at the Dorm?) Susie nodded her head. To have said yes would have necessi tated moving her gum. “And how much sugar do you have on store?” went on the pleas ing voice. (He could afford to be pleasing, lie was getting out of work to do this.) At this question the gum was entirely forgotten—to Su sie’s face came a horrible look of surprise. “Well I have a small sack which I was counting on to use for fudge but” (tears coming to her' eyes—this was to be a supreme sac rifice) “if the government needs it I will give it up,” said our patriotic red-blooded Susie. “That won’t be necessary,” an swered the young man (wondering if all school teachers were this dumb) “you live at the Dormitory, don’t you?” To this, Susie replied with a nod, her face lighting up for a moment at the thought of the Dormitory and the spread she was invited to that night. “Well that’s all,” said the young man, filling in the blanks—“Just one more thing—your age please.” Park ing the gum securely under a molar that needed repairs, Susie said “sev enteen.” The young man smiled sweetly, realizing it would do no good to explain to Susie that you had to be eighteen to get a card, “Thank you, lady; your card will be sent to you when the government needs your sugar.” Susie nodded once more and made her way from the gym, proud that today she had taken the reins of life in her own hands and had join ed the class of those men behind the w ar with the guns. Wednesday, May 27, 1942 FACTS ABOUT NAVY V-l at M. S. N. C. The Navy’s V-l Plan under which Fresh men and Sophomores from 17 through 19 years of age can continue their courses and prepare to become officers in the Naval Reserve has been ac cepted by our school. Hundreds of colleges and universities are backing the Navy’s V-l program, and thou sands of students in other schools have already enlisted under this plan. Only 80,000 men will be accepted annually for this training, but the Navy wants these men to be fully acquainted with all V-l details before enlistment. Many questions have been asked. In this column we will answer those most frequently asked and in addition carry informative articles covering all phases of V-l activities. Some questions asked are: Q. I am a sophomore and will be 20 years old next month. Can I enlist in V-l? A. Yes. If you have not yet reached 20 and you are otherwise qualified, you’re eligible. ☆ ☆ ☆ Q. When the war ends, do I stay in the Service ? A. Under V-l, you enlist in the Naval Reserve. As an enlisted man or as an officer, you may be released from active duty as soon as possible after the war is over. ☆ ☆ ☆ Q. Will the Navy pay my tuition and other expenses while I am still in college under the V-l plan ? A. No. Navy pay does not start until you are assigned to active duty. ☆ ☆ ☆ Q. What is the citizenship requirement for acceptance for V-l? A. Applicants for V-l must have been citizens for at least 10 years before the date of application. Professional Directory • G. L. ROUTLEDGE, M. D. Telephone Block Office Ph. 22; Res. Ph. 259 • H. A. STANCHFIELD Physician and Surgeon 6 East Bannack St. Telephone 36-W • DR. R. D. CURRY Dentist Office Ph. 355; Res. Ph. 54-W • DR. F. H. BIMROSE Dentist Office Ph. 363; Res. Ph. 156-R Telephone Building • DR. W. J. ROMERSA Dentist Over Roxy Theatre Telephone 114