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• FIRST SEMESTER OPENS SEPTEMBER 21. T H E Montana State • CONGRATULATIONS To those who are receiving diplomas or degrees on Friday. O M A L Normal College Volume XX. Dillon, Montana, Wednesday, August 5, 1942 No. 17— Summer School Issue — «»— >■— «*— «>— •»— *•— «»— ■«— <■— •»— ••— •«— ■■— ■■— •*— — — — “ — ■•— « — » — ■*— ■■— + University of Montana STATE NORMAL COLLEGE HONOR ROLL — CLASS OF 1942 ! ! I Hazel Melba Barton. Bozeman Irene M. Breault, Fort Benton Jean LaVerne Colby, Fort Benton Vivian Lorraine DeTienne, Bainville i Robert Gaylord Frost, Lewistown Jane Gertrude Gaustad, Butte Doris E. Gonser, Kalispell Genevieve Frances Green, Reichle Isabella Lease, Great Falls Edith Faye Lennon, Three Forks 11 Irene R. McFadden, Dillon ¡: Jane Alexandria O’Brien, Butte Gwendolyn Faye Sherwood, Wilsall Elizabeth Collins Steed, Billings : Hallie Aubine Stephens, Wisdom Eleanor Belle Tiefenthaler, Anaconda George Donald Wheat, Dillon i Mrs. Rhoda Willey, Dillon Nona A. Williamson, Belt Jean Louise Wilson, McAllister' The Honor Roll includes the twenty per cent of graduates with the highest ratio of grade points per credit upon not less than ninety-six credits completed at the Normal College. 4 . - . . m — n — ••— — . . — — . . — ..— ,J , 'ra d u a t e s o f m 2 - - Have Good Positions Write to the Boys In the Service Raymond Schultz, who received his degree with the June class, has been selected for officers training in the Coast Guard. Final enlistment was made June 13. He has recently begun training at New London, Conn. Harold F. McHose, 1924, is station ed at Fort Belvor, Virginia. He is in officers training. Joe Taylor is in foreign service. His address, Marine Corps Unit 807, c-o Postmaster, San Francisco. John T. Orr, Jr., was promoted May 1 to the rank of seaman of the second class. John enlisted in the Navy in December. Carl Davis, Robert O’Brien, and Stanley Bradley have been accepted by the Naval Air Corps. Enlist- (Continued on page 3) Students Given Reserve Status In Service Branches Plan Lets College Students Pursue Studies Montana State Normal College will take its place in the defense effort this fall, along with many other American institutions of high er learning, by giving academic preparation to young men who will later go from college into the vari ous units of our fighting forces. There are different classes into which young men of 17 years of age and upward may enlist. Among these are the Army Air Corps, the Navy, Reserve Officers’ Training, and the Marines. Acceptance by any of these groups means that the candidate may complete his four years of college before being called to active duty. The only case in which he might be called before the four years are completed is in the event of a serious national emer gency. All students who attend under this program must meet certain educational standards while in school. Failure to maintain scholas tic averages would mean immediate induction into active service. America needs officers and flyers for the future, and M.S.N.C. is glad to contribute to this effort. All high school graduates who are interested in serving their country by attend ing college should communicate with the Registrar of the Normal College. Dr. Farmer, who is Faculty Mili tary Adviser, received word August 1 from the Commanding General of (Continued on page 2) Degree graduates of the Normal College will be scattered widely over the state during the coming year in some of the best teaching positions in Montana. Mrs. Edith Herndon, secretary of Degrees, Diplomas Granted to Nineteen, August 7 At the end of the summer term the following persons will receive degrees and diplomas: Degrees: Josephine Calla ghan, Three Forks; Marie De- vine, Butte; Claudia Faust, Dil lon; Charlotte Hollenback, Buf falo; Isabella M. Lease, Great Falls; Winnifred M i k e s e 11, Bearcreek; Jane O’Brien, Butte; Eleanor Gertrude Price, Dell; Elizabeth Collins Steed, Bil lings; Hallie Stephens, Wis dom; Nona Williamson, Belt; Blanche Brumley, Malta. Diplomas: Hazel Barton, Bozeman; Kathryn Berberet, Toston; Lois Fleming, Poison; R e g i n a Jackson, Anaconda; Betty Jane Morger, Fort Ben ton; Mildred Schruhl, Outlook; Marion Stiles, McAllister. the appointment office, reports the following: Josephine Callaghan has junior high school work at Plains; Jeanne Covalt will teach art in the primary grades at State Orphans’ Home, Twin Bridges; Marie Devine con tinues her work in grade two at Butte; Claudia Faust will conduct physical education at Beaverhead County High School, Dillon; Char lotte Hollenback teaches grade one at Dixon; Isabella Lease will be at Loma; Winnifred Mikesell at Red Lodge, teaching grade four; Jane O’Brien has grade seven in Butte; Gertrude Price, Amy Stephens, and Hallie Stephens go to Miles City; Miss Price and Amy Stephens will (Continued on page 2) Ralph McFadden Does Graduate Work in Music Ralph McFadden, assistant pro fessor of music at the Normal Col lege, is leaving immediately after summer school for Chicago where he will do graduate work for six weeks at the American Conserva tory of Music. This will be the third summer of graduate work at this institution for Mr. McFadden. First Semester Opens at M.S.N.C. September 21 Upper Division Students Will Find Liberal Offerings The school year opens at the Nor mal College, September 21. Daily schedules of classes will be ready early in September. Many new students have already sent in their entrance records from high schools. Many have sent their scholarship certificates which exempt from pay ment of fees. Offerings will include the usual diploma requirements and a liberal supply of upper division courses for (Continued on page 4) Summer Dramatics Group Gives Four One-Act Plays Plays Present Varied Interests; Miss Phelps Is Director An evening of one-act plays un der the direction of Miss Ruth Phelps was presented July 15 to a large and appreciative audience. There were four plays and they presented a variety of interests. The first, “Domestic Tie-up,” is describ ed by the author, S. Sylvan Simon, as a “matrimonial adventure.” Tak ing part were Bette Schultz, Hallie Stephens, Ruby Burns, and Betty Jean Hanson. The second play, “Shooting Star” by Jack W. Lewis, had as its scene the Day cabin in a deserted mining camp in Colorado. The cast of this play was Robert Gregg, Betty Jane Morger, Helen Garton, Robert Man- love, and Florence Garrick. Lois Fleming, Ruby Rasmussen, Florence Garrick, Ethel Moore, Kathryn Berberet, and Pauline Morang composed the cast present ing “Murder at Mrs. Loring’s,” an exciting and tense melodrama by S. Sylvan Simon. Anton Tchekov’s “The Boor” was presented as the fourth play. Ap pearing were Jean Jackson, Robert Gregg, and Robert Manlove. Between plays Mr. McFadden presented five classical numbers: “Aragonaise” by Jules Massenet; Rubenstein’s “Romance,” arranged by Thompson; “Minuet” by Boccher ini; “Funeral March of a Marion ette” by Gounod, and “Pavanne” by Morton Gould. In addition to Miss Phelps, the director, the production staff in cluded Eldean Armstrong as elec trician; curtain, Iva Marie Morton; and properties, Pauline Morang.