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Ô tül • Tests main diet while teachers “vacation” at M.E.A. meeting. THE Montana State r • Victory Bonds hold your stake in our peace! OMAL Normal College Volume XXIV. Dillon, Montana, Wednesday, November 7, 1945. Number 1 Journalism Club Organizes for Work On Campus Paper Several Try-outs Will Assist In Publication Chanticleers, journalistic organi zation of the M.S.N.C., charted ac tivities for the year at their first meeting at the home of their spon sor, Miss Albertson, Monday eve ning, October 15. Try-outs and members were pres ent at. this meeting. Those attending as try-outs were Catherine Roberts, Charlo; Hanna Mary Periman, H ar rison; Margaret Maiden, Butte; Bet ty Ostby, Scobey; Helen Burt, Dil lon; Alice Knox, Lima; Norma Walsh, Butte; Vera Robertson, Dod son; and Clyde Jarvis, Great Falls. By unanimous agreement, Joe Tay lor and Margaret Maiden were ap pointed as the program committee. They will automatically hold first and second vice-president offices for the year. Norma Walsh will act as secretary-treasurer. The following (C o n t in u e d on p a g e 3) With the Service te Rayburn Thompson, class of 1936, is serving with the 5th Fleet occupation forces in Japan. He par ticipated in t'he first carrier strikes against Tokyo last February, in the invasion of Okinawa, and in the July-August attacks against the Jap anese mainland. ^ Pete Best, a former student, and at present a quartermaster in the United States Navy, was married at Kenosha, Wisconsin, Tuesday, Octo ber 16, to Marguerite Evelyn Wilson. For the past several months, Pete has served in the South Pacific. Lt and Mrs. Waldron Boger are the parents of a daughter born in September' at Deer Lodge. Mrs. Bo ger (Louise Davison) is a member .of the class of 1938. Lt. Boger, a form er student, is stationed at an army general hospital near Manila. While home on their leaves, Os born Cardinale, SC2/c, former stu dent of M.S.N.C., and Donna Davis, third class yeoman of the U. S. Coast Guard, were married at the Caster- line home in Dillon on October 5. Osborn and his wife have returned to their respective bases but expect to receive their discharges early in 1946. ^ Jeff Jeffers, now with the chem ical section of the 3rd U. S. Army, is living in an apartment house in Munich, Germany. The building is modern, and there are sheets on the (C o n tin u e d on p a g e 3) M.S.N.C. Will Observe Armistice Day, November 12 Normal College faculty and stu dents will join with the American Legion in the observance of Armis tice Day on Monday, November 12. The program will begin at 9:45 at the high school auditorium. The main feature of the program will be a film, “War Comes to America,” produced by the U. S. Army information and education di vision. The film, which is being supplied by the Ninth Service Com mand, is a photographic history of events which led the United States into war, following Pearl Harbor. Foreign Relations Organize Early In September Early in the semester the Foreign Relations club organized, with Jan- nice Fisher as president, Margaret Madeen, vice-president, and Gene vieve Cole, secretary. Mr. Jordan spoke at the meeting October 23, summarizing the im portant world events. He will ad dress the group November 13 on the San Francisco Conference. W.A.A. ELECTS As the Montanomal goes to press, W.A.A. reports the election of Elsie Marcellus, president; Dorothy Si- monsen, vice-president; and Janice Fisher, secretary. Earl Allen Gives Chalk Talk for Art Club, Guests Mrs. Mary Emerick entertained at her home the Art club members and a group of friends, Tuesday evening, October 30, at 7:30 in the evening. Earl Allen gave an entertaining and informative talk on his travels in New Guinea, Australia and the Philippine Islands. Talking mostly on the lives and characters of the natives, he stated that the natives live a very primitive life. Although they had had little education, they have ability in making different things. By sketching, he showed the different pictures that you might see while visiting these countries. Mr. Allen showed the souvenirs which he had collected, explaining each. Questions were asked by the guests. Mrs. Emerick, the Art club spon sor, assisted by Mary Hansen and Dorothy Simonsen, served refresh ments. Annual Halloween Party Is Held At Residence Halls Students and faculty of M.S.N.C. met at the Residence Hall for the annual Halloween party, November 3. The play, “The Youngest Witch,” was presented by a group of College girls. Cider and doughnuts were served by the House Council. The evening was rounded out with danc ing in the Rec hall. M.S.N.C. Graduate Addresses Assembly On “Youth Center” Elena Sliepcevich Teaches Physical Education in Anaconda Elena Sliepcevich, girls’ physical education director of Anaconda high school, spoke upon the development of the youth center, its possibilities and its need in a community for young people, at a special assembly, Monday, October 22. Using the “Ton of Fun,” Anaconda Youth Cen ter, as an example, she explained the organization of it and many in teresting details connected with the center. Speaking to us as future teachers, she stressed the rising need of rec reational centers in every commun ity and emphasized the fact that we should be well-equipped to handle the situation by taking part in ex tracurricular activities while attend ing College. Elena congratulated the school upon its effort to keep up the high standards, the traditions and the extra curricular activities in spite of the disadvantages of a small enrollment. After receiving her diploma in 1937 at Montana State Normal Col lege, Miss Sliepcevich attended the University of Idaho at Moscow and (C o n tin u e d on page 4) Gargoyles Appear In One-Act On Two Occasions Gargoyles had their first meeting this year, October 4, with Jessie Knox, the president, in charge. Alice Davis was appointed acting secre tary-treasurer. At this meeting, “The Youngest Witch,” a one-act comedy by Helen Louise Miller, was chosen to be the club’s first production. This Hal loween play was presented October 31 at an assembly of the Beaverhead County High School, and later at the College Halloween party. The cast was as follows: Aurelia Hex, Betty Ostby; Sabilla Hex, Jessie Knox; Vanilla Hex, Ann Jakovac; Michael Braden, Janice Fisher; the Gremlins, Genevieve Cole, Alice Knox, Mary Jakovac, and Katherine Jakovac. Miss Savidge directed the play, and Alice Davis, Mavis Terry, and Vera Robertson assisted in the stage work and costumes. The club is considering two three- act mystery plays, one of which is to be presented later in the year. Anyone who is interested in dra matics and who would like to join the club should contact Miss Savidge immediately. Back on the Campus ^ M.S.N.C. is proud to have Joe Taylor, formerly of the First Marine Division, back on the campus work ing for his diploma. Among the first boys to enlist in the service, Joe entered the Marines in Decem ber, 1941, immediately after the United States’ declaration of war. Joe was sent overseas in June, 1942, with the First Marine Troops, the first division to see offensive duty in the South Pacific at Guadalcanal. After returning to the States in 1945, he was on duty in San Diego for several months. He made Dillon his destination after receiving his discharge papers on September 17. Joe has the honor of being in that group of students who first enlisted in the service. He saw action in the South Pacific with the first Marine troops. Now having been discharg ed, he is the first former M.S.N.C. student back to finish his College work. This Christmas will find Joe at home, the first time in four years. Commenting upon M.S.N.C., Joe doesn’t find it too bad: “It’s all right to be back, but it will certainly be nice when I get some more company up here.” We agree, Joe. Earl Allen was honorably dis charged from the U. S. Navy, Sep tember 23, and entered the Normal College, October 3. Earl is a sopho more with a major interest in art. While serving Uncle Sam he saw duty in the Southwest Pacific, in cluding Australia, New Guinea, and the Philippines. On the sixth of May he returned to the States, after two years overseas. While stationed in New Orleans, he met a young lady who is now Mrs. Allen. For the present they are living at the Mecham Tourist Apartments. to Clyde Jarvis is another ex- service man who is attending M. S. N. C. Mr. Jarvis served in the Cav alry of the U. S. Army in which he enlisted November, 1942, and re ceived a CDD in June, 1943. He (C o n tin u e d on page 2)