Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1950-04-071
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ingmen To Converge ere Monday 1 - " V! UN It For National Meet ' Mi f R H V .;- Gals Attention! Signpost-Sigma Set Miss W. C. Contest By Jim Bonner Talent, beauty and poise will qualify one of our Weber coeds to compete in the Miss Utah eliminations this September. The most comely Miss Weber College, will officially represent the college at the state fair next fall. The quest for this unknown bit Vets Attention! Subsistence allowance for veterans working part time will be discontinued unless forms notifying the V.A. are submitted. These forms should be in not later than Wednesday, April 5, 1950. Weber Debate Teams Attend Calif., Tourney Seven of Weber Colleges debating Beams are participating in a debating tournament at Bakersfield, California. They left Tuesday, April 4, by car and will return Sunday, April 9. Those participating in the tournament are Roger Moore, Jerry Nilsson, Gordon Allred, Bob Hatch, Bob Phillips, Ralph McFarland, Harvey Hersey, Melvin Green, Lou Visintiner, Shirley Kinsey, Vira Beth Robson, Olene Smith, Gwenda Cragun, and Lorraine Storey. They are accompanied by Mr. Green and Mr. Monson. The tournament sponsored by Phi Rho Pi will include as well as debate, extemporaneous speaking, oratory, impromptu, radio speaking and progression debate. Group Views Planning Receiving first-hand instruction in planning problems as related to society, 25 students of Weber College sociology classes visited the offices of the Weber county planning commission last Friday. Robert D. Tucker, planning director of the commission, told students of aspects of planning and of problems in relation to improved living conditions and social development.Directing the group was Walter C. Neville, head of the sociology department.Other trips planned by the group during the spring quarter will be highlighted by a junket to the State Training School at American Fork, the State prison atPoint-of-the-Mountain an dthe State Mental Hospital at Provo, all on April 28. This is an annual trip and is sponsored jointly by the Sociology, psychology, Education and Biology departments. All former students of these departments interested in going may obtain further information from Mr. Neville. The remainder of the quarter will find the undergraduates traveling to such points of interest as the Intermountain Indian School at Brigham, the Trapist Monestary at Huntsville, the Tuberculosis of femininity will be sponsored by a quaint little incorporation called the Sigma-Signpost-Student body limited. (Members of Sigma and Signpost being ctrirters, not students). At any rate, as the gal chosen chould be the best the school has to offer, feeling was high that everyone on the campus should have a say so in her selection.Once, during the wild melee that ensued upon the hallowed grounds of Weber the last four days, I was chairman of the forthcoming shindig. (No doubt because of my uncanny eye for a neatly turned ankle). But recent developments have left things in an uproar and actual arrangements for the queen's final selection are still tentative. However, we do know the queen will be crowned at Sigma's annual dance this quarter. To become a candidate for royal honors, it is probable that a petition must be presented to the contest committeemen and have a minimum of 25 signatures thereon. As the Miss Utah competition is a preliminary to the Miss America contest in 1951, all contestants for Miss Weber College must comply with the qualifications set down for this event. The qualifications: 1. Must be a girl. (Notice Chaunce) 2. Must not be married at time of competition; never have had a marriage annulled or have had a divorce. (Tough Shirley) 3. Must be between 18 and 28 (Please not Chris.) 4. Must reside in Utah. 5. Must be able to adequately display some talent for a 3-minute period before judges 6. Must possess poise, talent, beauty of face and figure and intelligence.Anyone inerested in entering a candidate, contact Le Roy McFarland or myself. Further information will be released next week. Speaker Booked Again Lt. Col. John D. Craig, adventurer and aerial photographer, presented a lecture entitled "His-paniola, Land Columbus Loved" to an attentive audience in the Weber College auditorium March 27. Col. Craig was featured in the lecture series last year and was so well received that he was booked for the return performance this year. Sanitarium, the State Industrial and Blind Schools all at Ogden, and the Old Folks Home at Roy. , Friday, April 7, 1950 Vol. 13 No. 12 Fans Pack Opera Act Opera fans of Weber College were treated to some elaborate entertainment last week when singers of the Weber College Music Department presented their annual opera, "The Student Prince." Directed by Roland Parry and E. Carl Green the opera was played before capacity crowds each of the five nights in the Weber College auditorium. , Jack Larsen turned in an outstanding performance in -the lead role of Prince Karl Franz. Pat Payne also was outstanding in the lead feminine role of Kathie. Turning in good performances in supporting roles were Cyrell Olsen as Princess Margaret and Don Soleberg as Lutz. Prince Franz's comical valet. The entire cast showed exceptional ability in their portrayal of the other characters in the play. "The opera this year was one of the best ever put on at Weber College," commented Mr. Parry. Student Body Nominations Nominations for next years student body officers will be held at the assembly April 14. Eligibility slips for all candidates must be obtained from the Registrars office before nominations "Red" Tay director of lor slips gloves on Don Box ing tournment looks I -' v - If . I j. : ' - ,; . , FIVE STATES ALREADY SEND ENTRIES FOR THREE DAY GO APRIL 10-12 Boxing fans in the Ogden area will view the slugging prow-ness of ring champs from about 15 colleges come April 10, 11, and 12, Clair L. Anderson, meet chairman has announced. California qualified for competition in the coming National boxing tourney, by hammering out wins in a bruising tournment held recently at Pasadena. Cahan Sarafian, Pasadena City college, chosen by cocahes at the slug fest, as the outstanding performer, will be here gunning for a 1st place trophy to add to his fighting laurels. Seventeen boxers are enrolled from the Northern California section, and Central California will probably be represented by eight or ten ring hopefuls. McNees, Louisiana, officials have sent word that beak busters from their section will total to around 15. Boise, Idaho, JC, will send three men and Trinidad, Calorado will be well represented. , Weber's hopes rest on the capable shoulders of two fine fighters, Charles Kaloni, heavyweight and Don Hirshi middle weight. Trophies will be rewarded to champions and runner-ups in the various weights and a sweepstake award will be made to the school totaling the most points during the meet. The tourney, which is sponsored annually by the National JC Athletic Association drew in capacity crowds at Pasadena City JC where it was held last year. Tickets for the national tournament are on sale now at The Mint, Bank Smokery, Frank and Roy's Grill and Weber college treasurer's office. Bell time each night will be 8 p.m. , Hirschi while Clair Anderson, on. (Photo by (irover Sparkman). 0 College Classes Show Art Work Annual exhibit of Weber College art department, sponsored by the Palette club opened last Sunday, April 2 at the Utah Power and Light Co. Auditorium. This exhibit is a display of the adult, and day classes. Types of work are: water color, oil painting, charcoal, pen and ink and pencil. Subject material consists of life studies, still life, illustration and advertising design. All work is original and is done by both beginning and advanced students. The exhibit is under the direction of Farrell R. Collett and Doyle M. Strong, instructors at Weber College. Week days the Display is presented from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will continue until April 15. Moench Acquaria Readied Soon Finishing touches are being put on the acquaria located just East of Room 205 in the Central Hall of the Moench building, before they are filled. Mh. Pendelton said Monday that the acquaria are to provide Weber College students with an opportunity to observe local fish and acquatic plants which aren't ordinarily seen. These exhibitions are being designed for ornamental as well as educational purposes explained Mr. Pendelton. South American Tour Openings Are Available Scheduled to lead the South American World Study tour is Boise J. C. Dean Paul E. Baker. Dr. Baker stated that the purpose of the tour is to study South American economic, political, and cultural situations. The tour will carry six points credit under the title of field sociology for those desiring credit. Registrants for credits will be required to keep a notebook of experiences and to submit a paper on the impressions gained by the trip. Most of the larger cities and capitals will be visited and a flight over the Andes is scheduled. There are still some openings, and further details may be had by writing Dean Baker at Boise Junior College. Air Team Seeks Cadet Recruits As part of a nation-wide program, an air force officer team will interview Weber college men and women interested in careers as officers in the United States Air Force. Arriving here April 24, team members, with headquarters in the gym lobby will explain three types of training: aviation cadet pilot training, aviation cadet navigator training, and the air force officer candidate school. Excellent opportunities exist for regularcommissions.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1950-04-07, Vol. 13, No. 12|
|Contributors||Associated Students of Weber College; A generous grant from the Utah State Library and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.|
|Description||Weber's current student newspaper, the Signpost, first appeared on September 29, 1937. For two years prior to that time, campus news was disseminated via announcements posted on a bulletin board known as the "Signpost". As a result, the masthead of the first issue of the paper itself featured a rudimentary wooden sign with the title spelled out in rustic-looking letters. Over the years the paper has been published continuously, though the look, size and style has changed several times.|
|Subject||College student newspapers and periodicals; Weber College|
|Publisher Digital||Stewart Library, Weber State University|
|Source||University Archives LD5893.W55 S5, Stewart Library, Weber State University|
|Rights Management||Public Domain. Courtesy of University Archives, Stewart Library, Weber State University.|