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.<•> Western Montana College of Education W escolite Volume XXIX DILLON, MONTANA Wednesday, Nov. 29, 1950 Number 5 GARGOYLE MEMBERS. TRYOUTS PROVIDE CLEVER ENTERTAINMENT Production Is Under Supervision of Dr. Selma Guttman Three one-act plays, November 21, provided an evening of fine enter tainment. Tryouts for the Gargoyle club in the acting parts and club members serving as directors should be complimented on the splendid performance. The plays were under the supervision of Dr. Selma G u tt man. The first play, A Merry Death by Nicholas Evreinov, was directed by Ruth Schoonen of Anaconda with the following cast: William Salo, ® - Megee, McAllister; Robert Everhard, Phi-lipsburg; Carolyn Best, Kalis- pell; and Sylvester Meade, Dillon. Jacqueline Armour, Missoula, and Shirley Chaffin, Corvallis, were the director and assistant director of Booth Tarkington’s The Trysting Place. Parts were .taken by Cara Redd, Dillon; Jack Carriger, Butte; Helen Karlock, Anaconda; Hilda Guldseth, Malta; Ed Monger, Bel grade; Norman Perry, Hamilton, and Delbert Greenfield, Hamilton. Sam Solberg, Big Timber, was in charge of the sets and lighting. The stage rtianagers were Delbert Green- Butte; Howard Hansen, Arlee; H a r - 1 field and Sam Solberg who were ley Iverson, Belgrade; Jean Ann 1 assisted by Rose Armour, Missoula; The Referendum At the recent referendum election the proposal to estab lish a sinking fund carried by a majority of about seven to one. Therefore the students have ob ligated themselves to pay into this fund the sum of 75 cents each. .This is the payment for the entire year. It is due and payable now. Will you please hand this amount to your class treasurer as soon as possible? Thank you. DAN SWEENEY, President, Associated Students. Fisher, Butte; and Cara Redd, Dil lon. Beverly Grant and Jacqueline Haines, both of Butte, served as di rector and assistant director of The Romancers by Rostand. Taking part were Lorraine Davenport, Ronan; W alter Morigeau, Poison; Jim Han sen, Wolf Point; Allen T. Clark, Dil lon; Robert Olson, Victor; Merwin Library Class Show Stagecoach and Gallows Made Montana History A miniature stagecoach construct ed by Ray Simon, chairman of the committee on the new library m eth ods unit, is a feature of the dis play at the entrance to the library. Built to exact scale, the Montana stage is made of balsawood and sheet bronze and is complete in ev ery detail to the wheelbrakes and last singletree. Simon has also erected the new gallows equipped with rope and hangman’s knot—also jewel size and merely suggesting the fate of “hoss” thieves and road agents of Montana’s past. The background map of Bea verhead, Madison and Gallatin coun ties was drawn by Simon. Research to fix locations and names of the old railroads of the cradle of Montana in these three counties was made by Don Shaw and Dan Sweeney. Sweeney also fur nished the background materials and Charles Russell sketches. Other members of the library methods class under Walter Mc Guire, librarian, assembled the bib liography which ties with places and events indicated on the map. Betty Bray, Betty Lugar and Doris May berry assembled the bibliography on local history from the Dillon li brary. Working on the bibliography drawn from Western’s library were Beverly Grant, Bonnie Roffler and Clifford Simpson. Marilyn W arbur- ton assisted in arranging the dis play in its attractive, self-explana tory form. Mildred Carlson, Missoula; Eileen Doucett, Butte; Bob Erickson, Cor vallis; Tom Miller, Corvallis; Pam Rubel, Poison; and Don Shaw, Whitehall. The costumes were de signed by Jacqueline. Haines; she was assisted by Rose Armour; Gene vieve Cole, Clyde Park; Eileen Dou cett; B. J. Monger, Belgrade; Betty Morgan, Leroy, and Pam Rubel. During intermission the KZN raf fled a turkey. The lucky number was 91; the winner—Tom Durkin. Mrs. Rose Armour President of MEA Student Local Urges Membership The Montana Education associa tion is an organization dedicated to the welfare and improvement of our school system. Western Montana College of education has as its prime object the training of young people to become efficient workers in this system. It is fitting, therefore, and logical that there be a live and en thusiastic local organization on the campus. “What is there in it for me?” you ask. In answer we might say, “Just about what you put into it.” But let us go farther. It offers enriching and broadening experiences such as skill in cooperative effort; inter- Recital Scheduled by McFadden and Gable A duo-recital of piano and voice is being presented by Ralph McFadden and Bertram Gable of the Music de partment next Tuesday night, De cember 5, at 8 o’clock. Mr. McFadden will offer a group of three selections by Mozart, the French impressionist DeBussey and the Hungarian Dohuanyi. Selections from 18th Century com posers have been chosen by Mr. Ga ble as well as three songs of Don Quixote to his Dulcina by Ravel. He will conclude with a modern group. The Class of 1950: Where They Are Mrs. Ruth Dillavou, director of the Placement Bureau, submits the following statement about the class “ * : r ~ : ’ | of 1950 and where they are teaching, change of ideas through discussion J Sadie Hawkins Dance Brings Characters to Life If A1 Capp had been at the Sadie Hawkins dance in the Recreation Hall, November 17, he would cer tainly have been able to get some inspiration for his comic strip “LiT Abner.” Doris Chamberlin, queen of Dogpatch, and Jake Jacobson, her king, led the parade of typical Dog- patch citizens. Jean Sudan and Cliff Simpson were the second best citizens as acclaimed by a commit tee of faculty members and students. Highly imaginary, the costumes ranged from Wolf Gal followed by her retinue of “wolves” to the 1920 Queen of Dogpatch. And despite the absence of Marryin’ Sam, most of A1 Capp’s characters were present. At the intermission following the crowning of the Queen and King of Dogpatch, Kangaroo Court was held to punish all violators of Twirp Sea son rules, which was conducted the week prior to the WAA dance, by the Freshman class. of pertinent subjects; acquiring in formation in many of the things with which education concerns itself; and many other democratic practices which teachers find are now and al ways will be valuable. The dollar, which is the student fee, brings to the member the organizations publi cation, “Montana Education,” and if one must measure all value by money, this periodical can hold its own with other publications. The Montana Education Associa- Degree Graduates Rose Badovinatz, Long Beach, Calif. Theo Bay, County Superintendent of Schools, Dillon. Dan Boka, Sutherlin, Oregon. Clarence Brammer, Custer. Genevieve Cole, Dillon. Mary Lou Cooper, Sheridan. William Drew, Jackson. Theodore Feldman, Roundup. Alfred Fidler, Livingston. Bernice Gleed, Missoula. Eileen Hamilton, Forest Grove, tion has done its share to raise the i P a r i a n salaries of teachers as well as to town promote many other projects for Anhalt Hanson, Lewis- Montana Wildlife Films Shown This Morning * The student assembly this morn ing should draw hunters, nature lovers, and those just in the mood for a good movie. The Montana Department of Fish and Game will present a program of films at 10 a. m. under the di rection of R.^F. Cooney of the Wild life Restoration division. teacher welfare. It has cost the teacher members a great deal of ef fort and money. The student body of today will step into teaching with all of these accumulated benefits set up for them. Why not show one’s appreciation of these things by giv ing the Association the moral sup port of a live student local organi zation? In conclusion, active participation in your professional organization is appropriate, loyal, and it pays divi dends. ROSE ARMOUR, President, Student MEA Local. STUDENTS FURNISH MUSIC AT MEA MEET At the MEA dinner held in the Home Economics parlor November 14, three music students presented a vocal and piano program. Jacqueline Armour, accompanied by Betty Austreng, sang “Lover Come Back to Me” and “In the Still of the Night.” Genevieve Cole played Chopin’s “Grande Valse Brillante.” Paul Gordan Hanson, Somers. Adonis Hinkley, Savage. Blair Hurd, Thompson Falls. William Jolly, Butte. Myra King, Livingston. Dean Kleinhans, Sun River. Jack Lohr, Dillon. John Malia, Philipsburg. Charles Murray, Forsyth. Kenneth Nagel, Butte (now in the service). William O’Neill, Ennis. Lawrence Oursland, Belt. Dorothy Perkins, East Helena. Robert Racicot, Kalispell. A rthur Rapp, Libby. Jack Reinwand, Missoula. Mary Beth Salzman, Dillon Public Schools. Fred Searle, Sutherlin, Oregon. Edward Tillis, Choteau. Dale Tash, University of Montana. Marvin Trask, University of Mon tana. Harold Larson, University of Mon tana. Donald Wallin, Superior. Diploma Group Janice Humble Anderson, Libby. M argaret Anderson, Red Lodge. (Continued on page 4)