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NEWSNOTESWildcat Gridders, Band, Whip Club Invade Coast; Play Compton ToniteRallies, Parades On Event Line-up; Ten Colleges Represented in ConfabSPECIAL Martha Graham was elected Homecoming Queen in elections Monday, Jack Critchlow, ASWC president, said today.Chosen to attend Miss Graham in her royal duties were Peggy Wood and Patsy Pollard, Critchlow said.By Gerrie ReeseThe purple and white welcome mat was rolled out for Weber alumni last night when Weber college homecoming events began with an alumni banquet.The annual banquet was under the direction of Bruce Jenkins and Lydia Tanner, alumni association members.Pep RallyFollowing the banquet a pep rally was held around a large bonfire in the college parking lot. Special pep songs and musical numbers were provided by the Dorian singers directed by Roland Perry.The Weber college band, directed by Delmar Dickson and Don Soel- berg, also participated in the rally. Refreshments were served to all who attended by Whip club girls. Ted Warner was in charge of refreshments.""Greater Weber"" AssemblyAn assembly at 10:30 a. m. touched off a full schedule of activities slated for today. Talks by Ray Wilkinson, alumni association president; George Larkin, vice president and Henry A. Dixon, Weber col-lege president, highlighted the assembly program. Theme of the program was ""A Greater Weber Col-lege"" which is the general theme of the homecoming event.Music for the assembly was furnished by the Dorian singers and Musettes. LaRue Daniels and Jean- ette Morrell were in charge of the assembly.Snake Dance and RallyA pep rally and snake dance will immediately follow the assembly. Jay Jensen, cheer leader, will lead Weber students through downtown Ogden.A special feature of the downtown rally will be a serenade of business houses by the Dorian sing-ers. Special pep songs have been prepared for the occasion.Two ParadesTwo parades featuring floats entered by Weber college social and professional clubs and other campus organizations are scheduled for today. The first will begin at 3 p. m.The second parade will form at the college at 630 p. m. and will move down Washington boulevard to Ogden stadium where the homecoming football battle between Weber and Fullerton, Calif, will begin at 8 p. m.(Cont. on Page 3, CoL 5)""Conferences of student leaders is a means of securing for college students the greatest good from out of class activities,"" President Henry A. Dixon told junior college goodwill delegates from five states at a joint meeting today.The more than 50 delegates and faculty advisors arrived at Weber college yesterday for the Inter- mountain Junior College Goodwill conference which will continue through today and Saturday.Ten Colleges Represented The ten junior colleges represented in the convention include Casper, Wyoming; Southern Idaho College of Education, Albion, Idaho; Phoenix, Arizona; Mesa college, Grand Junction, Colo., Sterling college, Colo, and Snow, BAC, Dixie, Carbon and Weber colleges, Utah.Registration of delegates was held at Bertha Eccles hall Thursday. Following registration the delegates toured Ogden city and Ogden canyon.Opening Meeting The opening meeting of the convention featured talks by Weber college President Henry A. Dixon and Dean of Men William D. Stratford. Musical selections by Weber students were also presented.Pres. Dixon stated that out of class activities developed through student conferences can be effective laboratories for practicing democratic living and leadership.Panel Discussions Following the joint meeting delegates attended panel discussions of problems relating to student government, assemblies, publications, athletics, and awards. Chairmen of the different discussion groups were furnished by represented schools.Discussions by all groups will continue at 1:30 p. m., today and at 9 a. m., Saturday. A final report will be given by all groups at a joint meeting immediately following group discussions Saturday. Resolutions will be submitted and acted on by the convention.Concluding Banquet Concluding event of the conference will be a banquet in the Weber college cafeteria at noon Saturday.Delegates will be guests of the college tonight at the homecoming football game in Ogden stadium, and at the homecoming dance in the college ballroom following the game.Gridders Face Tough Coast Schedule; Band, Whip Travel, Support TeamThe Weber wildcats make their first invasion of California this week when they meet Compton junior college at Compton, California tonight.The Compton tartars are rated the best junior college team in the nation and the wildcats are preparing to send them into hiding. Last year, Weber was humbled by the tartars. Theyproceeded to trounce the wildcats 30to 7. One thing that wont hold the local boys back is the fact that Compton is twice the size of Weber.Strength in NumbersIf you will recall LACC was also much larger than our Ogden school, and what a shellacing our boys gave them. Thus, the saying, strength in numbers is not always a determining factor, and the wildcats would enjoy handing the coast team a defeat.Also in the game last year, held in Ogden, the Weber boys grabbed the ball, and in the first five minutes of play swept the field to score and convert with the extra point. This was the first time in two Compton seasons that they had been scored on first by any team.Two TouchdownsCompton came back in the second quarter with an aggressive and spirited squad. They proceeded to roll up two touchdowns and almost had one more when the gun went off, ending the first half.The tartars began to show their fine action in the last even more impressively as they rolled into Weber territory so often that the wildcats really felt at home on their own side of the field.Compton FavoredThe Compton club will be the favorites due to the fact that the Ogden boys will have traveled a long way and are not used to the coast climate. Although with every other evident consideration, the local mentory are expected to sparkle.Glendale contest, Nov. 11. will be a little more in favor of Weber, provided that the wildcats do not sustain any injuries in the game with Compton. They will have had a brief rest and enough time to consider new plays to be used. In short, they will be ready for anything Glendale may happen to turn loose.Band SupportsMuch support will be given the team by the well organized and capable band, under Delmar Dick-son's direction. The. AMS AWS smoker held last week was a determining factor in the success of the team's jaunt to the coast, because of the money that it provided for the band.WHIP CLUBActivities of the Whip Club have begun with new vigor this year. Intricate drills, various activities and a trip to California are being planned. Taking the spotlight this week, was the appointment of of-ficers.They are Doris Hansen, president; Betty Hammon, vice president; Darlene Tingey, secretary; Arjene Storey, treasurer; and Carol Payne, reporter. Also of interest was the acceptance of twelve new members, they are Janet Anderson, Betty Blakey, La Rue Daniels, Margie Mills, Marian Mower, Edith Pearce, Jo Anne Stallings, La Rue Maw, Naomi Warner, Joyce Watts, Gayle Smith, and Betty Whaley.WHIP CLUBWhip club returned from Los Angeles with lots of news and experiences to tell the student body.Aching backs and cold feet were only two of the souvenirs the girls could bring home. The memory of spending a day at Santa Monica beach, touring Hollywood, and eating at the Farmer's Market are souvenirs that have passed but are not forgotten.WHIPSkating and good food highlighted Whips events Feb. 16 when the girls went to the Berthana roller rink followed by dinner at Kay's Noodle Parlor.Newly elected president, Paula Holmes, and vice president, Carol Johnson, are responsible for the drills at home basketball games that have received such complimentary remarks from Weber fans.
|Contributors||Weber College; Whip Club|
|Description||This Collection consists of a 119 page Scrapbook put together by members of the Weber College Whip Club, the school's pep club, covering the years between 1946 and 1955. Included are a full listing of yearly pledges, 27 football programs, newspaper clippings concerning charity and sports events, 10 invitations, menus, 7 letters, 15 photographs, and a biography of the Whip Club by Norma Manning.|
|Physical Description||Brown Leather 11 in. X 14 in. 119 page Scrapbook|
|Subject||Ogden (Utah); Weber College; Weber State College|
|Digital Format||image/tiff; image/jpg; application/pdf|
|Publisher Digital||Stewart Library, Weber State University|
|Source||Weber State University Archives|
|Conversion Specifications||TIFF images were scanned by Jacqlin Guernsey and Jill Walker at 400 dpi with an Epson Expression 10000XL scanner. JPG and PDF files were then created for general use.|
|Rights Management||Materials may be used for non-profit and educational purposes; please credit University Archives, Stewart Library, Weber State University.|