The Rimrock Echo (Billings, Mont.) 1930-1943, November 16, 1932, Image 1

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THE RIMROCK ECHO EaJiern Montana Normal School VOL. IV. BILLINGS, MONTANA, WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 1932 NO. 2 RED CROSS DRIVE WILL START TODAY At the special assembly held in the gymnasium Wednesday, No- v ember 9, Mr. N. C. Abbott, roll call chairman for Yellowstone county, announced the plans for conducting the Red Cross membership cam- paign this year. Over 300 students have signified their intention of participating in the campaign, on Tuesday at 4 p. m. an organization meeting was held to issue supplies and formulate plans for the can- vass of the business and residen- tial districts. Work Done By Teams There will be special teams as- signed to the business district. The territory will be divided, and each team is expected to keep within its territory on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons. On Satur- day all the territory will be open to anyone. For the convenience of the business people booths will be maintained at the Northern and Grand hotels and at the postoffice. Prizes for Winners The work will be carried on by three groups of workers: the Yel- low, headed by Galen Naylor; the Blue, with Horace McBride as cap- tain; and the Stone, captained by Orton Sirrine. Each division is to be divided into teams of two people each. Each division has three prizes well worth winning. Besides this there will be special recognition for the division showing the highest total of memberships. The normal school has offered this service to the community each year since the school began with the exception of 1931, when the relief committee was handled by a committee of citizens. We hope to reach our quota by Saturday night; the Yellowstone county quota is $23,000, of which a considerable sum is to be raised outside, Billings making up the bal- ance. RIMROCK OFFICERS CHOSEN AT ASSEMBLY The election results determining staff positions on the Rimrock, were announced after the general assembly, Wednesday, November 9. Rhoda Satterthwaite of Billings was chosen as editor-in-chief. Other staff members and their positions are: William Giltner, Red Lodge, associate editor; Howard Walters, Billings, art editor, with Johanna Richter, Edgar, associate; Grace Cain, Vandalia, student life; Joseph Weinschrott, Plevna, business man- ager; and Marie Borberg, circulation manager. STUBER ATTENDS COUNCIL Mr. Stuber attended the State University Alumni Council at Mis- soula Saturday and Sunday, Novem- ber 12-13. Mr. Stuber represented the local unit as president of the Billings association. E. M. N. S. TAKES PART IN ARMISTICE PROGRAM Yellowstone Post 4 of the Amer- ican Legion sponsored an Armistice program at the Babcock theater Friday morning from eleven until twelve. Commander Peter Yegen, Jr. conducted the ceremony and presented representatives of four great wars. One of the outstanding features of the program was a series of three patriotic tableaus arranged by Miss Martha Dewey. All but one of the characters in these tableaus were students at the normal school, and the costumes were designed and made by the dramatic arts class under the supervision of Miss Dewey. The tableaus were illustrative of three world war songs: Joan of Arc—sung by Miss Mar- garet Reich and posed by Helen Daniels. Goodbye Broadway, Hello France —sung by Larry Peterson and posed by Dolores Bohling as America and Alice Footit as Miss France. The Rose of No Man's Land— sung by Mrs. J. E. Gestring and posed by Ivy Nelson as Red Cross nurse and Howard Walters as the wounded soldier. The Armistice address was deliv- ered by Mr. Fred W. Graff, superin- tendent of schools at Laurel. The program was concluded by the Na- tional Anthem \The Star Spangled Banner,\ sung by the audience. Ask the farmers in Eastern Mon- tana what they think of the Red Cross. EASTERN MONTANA NORMAL HAS NEW TIMEPIECE The new electric clocks set up in the Washington, Administration and Empire buildings are of interest to all students. Now there is no ex- cuse for tardiness of students be- tween classes. The school library and gymnasium are also going to be equipped with electric clocks. EXTENSION CLASSES ARE CONTINUED At a general meeting in the Em- pire building Monday, November 8, a schedule of extension classes for the benefit of the teachers of Bil- lings and surrounding territory was arranged. No class was begun un- less at least ten members were en- rolled. There will be twelve weekly classes of two hours each. Mr. Hawkes' class on \Recent Europe\ is to be offered every Wednesday from 7:30 until 9:30. This class is not to be confused with the class on \Modern Eu- rope.\ \Recent Europe\ deals only with the last two decades. It con- cerns mainly the causes and re- sults of the World War. Mr. Dean's class in curriculum goes into the study of \how to make and how to evaluate\ the ele- mentary curriculum. His class is to be offered from 6 until S on Monday nights. Miss Dewey offers a course in \vocabulary building\ which will meet every Wedneseday at 7:30. Tap dancing and swimming class- es are conducted by Miss Steven- son every Monday and Thursday evening, tap at 7 and swimming at S. These classes are merely for the pleasure of the participants. New Unit Course Offered There will be no class in psycho- logical testing, and in its place a unit course of twelve lectures on education will be given on Wednes- day afternoons, 4:15 to 6. Dr. Hines will give four lectures on the new psychology; Dr. McMullen will take four afternoons to explain the new philosophy of education; and Mr. Foote will complete the course with four lectures on the practical appli- cation of the new psychology and philosophy in the class room. The course will give two credits. We are pleased to announce a new feature, \The President's Cor- ner,\ which will be continued in each issue of the \Rimrock Echo.\ Dr. McMullen has kindly consented to contribute bits of wit and wis- dom for each issue. ALL-SCHOOL LUNCHEON SPONSORED BY SENIORS The senior all-school luncheon in- itiating the Red Cross Membership Drive will be held in the normal school gymnasium at noon today. There is no charge for the lunch- eon, and al 'students are urged to come and share in the good time. Students In Charge Horace McBride, president of the class, has had charge of general arrangements. Martha Calvert and Grace Hoagland were in charge of the decorations. Three of the five tables are to be used exclusively for the different divisions of the Red Cross workers. Each table will be decorated in a team color— yellow, blue or stone. The other two tables will be decorated with all the school colors. Red Cross banners and advertisements placed around the walls further emphasize the purpose of the meeting. Vegetable Luncheon Served Jeanette Melton and Mr. Stuber composed the committee on \eats providing a menu of cabbage salad, baked squash, baked potatoes, hot buns, honey and string beans, pump- kin pie and coffee. Mr. Shunk and Norman Larson will make the cof- fee. Barbara Biever and Edna Peppin- ger with twenty-five volunteers are in charge of the serving. Howard Walters with his committee of sev- en men set up the tables, thus con- verting the gym into a dining room. Speakers Are Guests Mr. N. C. Abbott, senior class sponsor, will be in charge of the special Red Cross program. W. J. Jameson, Jr., Ed. Grafton, and Dr. McMullen will give talks on the meaning of the Red Cross, and what the Red Cross drive means to Yel- lowstone County. Norman Larson and Genevieve Gregerson, members of our student body, will give four- minute talks on Red Cross work. Some Red Cross songs composed by Grace Cain, and set to popular tunes, will add pep to the occasion. There will be another all-school luncheon Wednesday, December 14. LUCRETIA McMULLEN MARRIED Wedding On Saturday The marriage of Miss Lucretia McMullen, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. L. B. McMullen, to Arthur C. Hoe- fert took place Saturday, December 12, at 12 o'clock noon, at the home of the bride's parents on the Rim- rock road. Relatives and intimate friends witnessed the ceremony, which was performed by the Rev. George S. Sloan, pastor of the First Congregational church. The bride was given in marriage by her father, and as she entered the room with him, Miss Mary Bar- den played the wedding march. Preceding the ceremony, Catherine McMullen Johnson, sister of the bride, sang \All For You\ and at (Continued on Page 4)

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