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The Hilltop press. (Cortland, N.Y.) 1942-1971, October 26, 1945, Image 1

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Tlll're art· many exeidng events in the offing for that weekend, wht•n Cortlqnd State has its traditional Home- coming. For the hcnelit of newcomers Home· <·oming is the time when all of tlw Cortland \grads'' return to their Alma !\later ant! the prt•st•nt student body gets an oppor- tunity to hear about c.s:r.c. m; \it used to he\ as well as offer tht•ir two t•ents about how \it is.\ Just to make sure that no Cortlandite. becomes dull Leeaust• of too mueh work or too much play, the committee has planned to indutle not only entcrtaimm:nt hut some profe~sional features in tht· day's activities. Registration begins at 9:00 Saturday morning, Novemuer 3. After everyone has registered, the program will begin. From 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. there will be a round table discussion, \Your Health Ed- ucation Program,\lcd by Dr. Allen. From 11:00 to 11:45, Miss Donnelly will lead a discussion ou \Your Teaching Problems.\ Luncheon will Lc served in the r:-nfcteria at 12:30 and all of the sorority houses will he open for their alumni. Ml•mbcrs of the Health Education department at Cortland State Teachers college and their faculty. .L!.'ft to right: Bottom row (sitting), Marjorie Deuel, Martha Benson, Madelene Morey. Second row, Gloria Batie, Jane Sackett, Dorthea Wiggens, Rita Cronin (seated) Helen Middleton, Frances ]. Moench, direr\tor of P. E. Third row: Donna! V. Smith, president ot the rollege, Dr. Ross Allen, professor of Health Education and Geraldine Freut~c-h. College Orchestra Begins Rehearsals New Department to Help Fill Need for Health Teachers Specialist on Latin-America Tours Colleges Dl .. A. C. Wilgus Sent by State Dept. asConsultani On Teacher Aids ThP lnter-:\mericnn ;\ffairs rommittee of the Federal State department in Wash- ington, D. C., is sending Dr. A. Curtis Wilgus to visit the rampus groups of six teachers colleges in 1'\ew York state. In- cluded in Dr. Wilgus' tour of colleges arc: Cortland State Teachers college, Oswego State Teachers c-ollege, Brockport Teach- ers college, Geneseo Tearhers college and Fredonia State college. Dr. Wilgus arrived in Cortland Monday, October 22 for consultations and confer- ences with the college students and fac- ulty. He met with the Spanish language class to discuss the added need of this language in dealings with Latin neigh- bors, especially in the world today. He also r\onferenred with the Hispanic history and other social studies faculty and stu- dents concerning aides in teaching Latin· American history. Dr. Wilgus is a consultant on teacher aids on Latin-American civilization. Be- low is the plan for the forum which was held at 10:00 a. m. on Tuesday, October 2.3: Dr. Charles Stubc, presiding. Introductory remarks-by Dr. A. Curtis Wilgus. At 1:45, Miss Ball will suggest some \Praetical Approaches in Modern Dance for Junior and Senior High Schools.\ Then at 3 o'dock there will either be an intra- mural football game or an invitation field hockey game. On the evening of Monday, October 15, tooting, blowing and beating filled the auditorium as the newly-organized college . • ordwstra under the direction of Miss MISS Dowd New Pauline Meyer, began its season of re-· Senior and Junior High School program -Mr. Mosher, Cortland High school. The institution of a four-year curriculum The Elementary School-Ella Moxie, The staff will be available during the entire day for conferen<·cs on any pro- fessional problems or to give help in any special field. This is an cxl'ellent oppor- tunity to get some helpful information for both alumni and students. Saturday the Dance Group antl Junior Dancers arc sponsoring a dance in the gym. Be sure not to miss it Lccausc they are having \Spicgle.\ Saroyan's Comedy Presented by Cornell University Players A sizeable Cortland audience witnessed a delightful performance of \>Villiam Saroy- an's The Beautiful People on Saturday evening, October 20, in the Cortland col- lege auditorium. Presented by the Cor- nell University Theater Players and di- rected by A. M. Drummond of that uni- versity, the play moved swiftly as a ncar- professional performance. The story was woven around the Web- ster family-father, son and daughter. Living on a pension check of $26.7.1 a month (whil'h was intended for the former occupant of the home the \Vcbstcr's occu- pied, but who had long since died) the Webster family pursued its own particular and peculiar type of existence. Agnes, the seventeen year old daughter, was known as \Saint\ for her devotion to all animals-particularly mice. Owen, the younger son, wtote monosyllabic books such as \Trce\-\just Tree- T-r-e-e.\ These two were guided into apparent vanities by their carefree, life-loving father Jonah Webster. Wandering in and out of the lives of these three were: Harmony Bluel>lossom, a former sweetheart of Jonah; William Prim, a meek man whose great life experi- ence was a trip to Mexico; Dan Hillboy, a lovable drinkhard !:-ishman; and Father Continued on Page 4, Ool. 2 SOCIAL CALENDAR Saturday, October 27: School dance sponsored by the Juniors Wednesday, October 31: Soceer game-here Friday, November 2: Homecoming Saturday, November 3: Homecoming dance November 5-10: Midterms to train health edueation tcarhcrs is an Cortland schools. hearsals and pcrformanres. Rehearsals Director of are scheduled regularly at 7:30 on Monday innovation in the State teachers colleges FilmScrvkc-Dr.MekhoirandDr.Fish. of !'\t•w York. Such a program is now well The Centralized Sc-hool-Mrs. Ruth under way at Cortland State Teachers Rathbun. evenings. Public p~rfor?lanceswi~l follow Women's Glee Club as the orchestra bUilds Its repertOire, and rollege. (Sonw of thl· students already Open discussion- Dr. Wilgus, presiding. enrolled in this program are shown in the Present at this forum were social studies as opportunity arises. While the membership is more or less tentative for the first two or three rehear- sals, it is expected thatthefinalinstrumen- tation to IH: published on !'\ovember first will not differ materially from the list given below. Violins: Arlene Armbrust, Edith Bailey, Joyce Burke, Elsie Clark, Cleone Cross- grove, Dawn Darling, Beverly Diel, Mari- lyn Hiller, Jeanne Mills, Shirley Sheffield, Margaret Stafford, ::-.;orma Turnbull. Viola: Norma Steve. Cellos: Anne Hallock, Miriam Stryker. Double Bass: Ethel Rands. Flutes: Margaret Thomson, r\yla Wal- lace. Clarinets: Marion Clapp, Ruth Solan, Marjorie H. Spencer, Jane Stanley. Saxophone: Mary McMahon. Bass Clarinet: Jane Haller. Trumpets: Nancy Johnson, Betty J. Parker. Mellophone: Patricia Drake. Trombones: Miriam Finkelstein, Bev- erly Hakes. Percussion: Gabrielle Blor\kley Helen Dann, Mildred Sudman. Piano: Nancy Stevens, Marleigh Kl'en- an. Lyceum Sch.edules Cossacks, Sculptor, Jose Limon Company Don Cossack Chorus The Lyrcum <'ommittcc, headed by Lila Jane Smith and Nyla June Wallace, has drawn up its program for the school year. The concert series opens with the Don Cossack chorus on December II, 1945. The Cossacks were here in Cortland before and delighted the students so much that they are seheduled for a return engage- ment. The chorus is composed of thirty- two men who exhibit remarkable choral and danc-e tcl'hnique. Suzanne Silvercup-Sculptor On March 7, 1946, Suznnc Silvercup, For the seaFon 1945-46 tlw \\'onwn'R accompanying picture.) teachers, supervisors and superintendents Glee r\luh will he' under thP direc-tion of \WhiiP the inauguration of a spcdal 1·ur· from the srhools of Binghamton, Endicott, Miss Ruth Dowel, assistant proft·~~or of kulum to train health tt•arht•rs and roor- Johnson City, Ithaca, Syracuse, the Cort- musif\ instC'ad of MiRs Paulim· Mt•}w a~ dinatnr~ has jul't started at Cortland, \the land public schools, the Cortland county previously. The' 1·hange is madE· to allow neNI for ~uc-h a rurrkulum has been dcm- schools and from the college. Miss Mt>yer time for the ne\\'ly re-organ- onstrated over a period or years,\ Dr. Ross izcd on~hestra. L . .-\lien, professor of health education, Dr, S1nith Stresses The \VomCJl's Glet· rtuh has heen a mn- statt'CI in a recent interview. He added, Ch h A d tmuous y active orgamza lion smce Its 1e- •\ ~ ., ~ . I . · · · · I \For <>\nr 20 )·'\ar\.· health has been rncog· nrc tten ance ginning in ~September 1926, when it was nizcd as a paramount objective of educa- In Assembly Speech organized with Miss Meyer as conduetor tion. Thl• Amerkan Medical association, and Miss l>owd as n<•eompanist. Since the ,\merit·an Public Health association, In his address to the student assembly that time Miss Dowd has assunwd the rt·- and the .\merkan assodation for Health, on October 17, Dr. Donna! \'. Smith;:~ sponsibilitieR of the eonrlur'tor wh!.'never l'hysiral Edur\ation and ReC\reation have r\alled the story .of the betrayer of Chns·lf~ Mi!'ls Meyer has been on leave of ahst•nre. urged and rooperated with national cdu- H.c said, \The name of Judas lscariot has Miss Dowd is cxceptionally wt•ll quali- eational bodies in the promotion of th!.' been handed down as a symbol of be- lied as a director of choral groups, and ha~ school health education movement.\ Dr. trayal.\ won stat!.'-wide recognition in this fidel as .-\lim mntinued, \Health authorities real- Dr. Smith went on to say that there is well as in the field of solo r\onn·rt work. ize that much of tht' future ht•alth progress no rationalizing with an ideal and that no She has arted as adjudic-ator for chorus, in this muntry is dependent upon cduca- one could escape payment for a betrayed cnsemblics, and soloists for the C\ontests tion. The medical, surgical, and sanitary ideal. He pointed out that universal sponsored by thc New Vorl• Stall' Musk seienct•s haw made notable aehicvements churrh attendance has become an outer association at Ilion, Glens Falls, Minmla, n•sulting in the nation's reputation as one expression of man's efforts to attain the Cuba, Amsterdam, \'E•stal and Elmira. In of tlw ht•althil•r in the world. It is a known higher standards and higher ideals for Ot•tobcr 1943 she was the gul•st rondurtor faet, hcm·ever, that the knowledge at- which he has always strived. for the Stall.' Festival chorus at Ilion, and taint•d in thriie sdenC\es must her'ome a part Dr. Smith concluded, \Therefore let it in I 944 sh!.' pcrformt•d in tht• samt• rapacity of the habits, attitudes, and information be known that they, (the churches) stand at the Stat!.' Musir ft•stival at Cortland. possesst•d hy all of our citizenry if we art.' for the good and the right in thit> sgcially The glee dub ~hould haVl' a wry profi tahl<· to continue to rt'cluee illness, injuries, and troubled world.\ He then urged all stu- year under her instruction. dl•ath in the l'nited States. Mur'h must dents to attend th-e churches of their faith, still hC' done for the betterment of health especially on college Sunday of October 21. News Briefs There have already been results from the assembly, Monday Or'tober 15. As a result of a request from College Govt•rning board the library will be kept open from 7 to 9, Tuesday antl Thur~day evenings beginning Ortober 23. Tht•lihrary will be clo>cdas usual from 5:45 to 7 o'clock, when it will re-open on tho::e two evenings. Due to the new hours singk~ C\opics and last mpies may not be tak!.'n out Tul•sday and Thursday until 8:45. Here's your chanC\e kids: let's show that we really takt' advantagl• of our oppor- tUnities. in this statt• and ev,~ry state. The need for a more intelligently-trained people in Miss Mabel Henderson ht·alth is verr apparent when one realizes n· R d. B k that on any day during the winter months . ISCUSSeS ea Ing 00 S playwright, and author is scheduled for an Lounge, Pool Open Friday Nites appearance. Miss Silvercup shares with ont• in every twenty people in this country The sequence seminar class and the will he away from work or sr\hool on ac- sophomore child and curriculum class were count of injury or illnc•s; that 95,000 lives given a special treat Friday morning, wert• lost unm·C\cssarily in accidents in the Octob!.'r 19, 1945, when Miss Mable Hen- {'nited States during 1944, and 9,800,000 derson, a representative of the John C. pt'opl<• were injured during the past year; Winston Publishing company, gave a lee- that 40 per t•cnt and more of our popula- ture and demonstration of their primary tion an• undernourished or malnourished.\ reading set in the seminar library room. Dr. :\lien quott'd these figures from thl' Miss Henderson, who is the co-author of National Healty Study and from the this series, has had much experience in National Safety Council. He concluded, tear'hing children and observing teachers \It is obvious that we have a public rc- in reading classes. She stressed the point sponRibility to educate our people for that you must give leeway in instructing health.\ children to read and not push one group to her audience, her skill in sculpture, her ad- On Friday nights the student loungt' will ventures, and her anecdotes about famous be open for dancing and the (•ollcge pool people, and her belief that only through for rer\reational swimming. This is some- beauty can one find happiness. While she thing you asked for in the \gripe session.\ talks, she demonstrates and models a Keep them open by your attendam'e. portrait or action figure. A.C.E. Drive Underway Jose Limon Company Monday, November 12: Class meetings. The danl'c concert this year will be the The Association of Childhood Educa lion Jose Limon company, with Mr. Limon, drive has been underway for the past week · Beatrice Seckler, and Dorothy Bird, ap- with every G. E. student bein_g urged to pearing at the college auditorium, April 4, join. The yearly dues arc 50 cents artd if Recognizing the real need for health keep the same record made by a previous educ-ation, the Regents of the University class. Teachers fail to recognize that stu- of the State of New York approved in 1942 dents differ in ability and intelligence and a regulation requiring that all high school that the program must be set up for each graduates in June, 1947 and thereafter group. She stated four points necessary must have had one year in the teaching of to make children good readers. They health during their secondary sehool ex- should be given much reading readiness; perit•nce. In order to fulfill this regulation the teacher must make the material inter- it is estimated that 1,500 health education esting to the whole group; she must give teaC\hl'rs will be needed in New York her students enough fime to acquaint State. Cortland State Teachers college, themselves with their books;· and the stu- long noted for leadership in training physi- dents must derive some pleasure and sat- ml education teachers, has set up a new isfaction from reading. Friday, November 16: Masquer's presentation Saturday, November 17: Interfraternity Ball Novenrber21 at noon to Novem- ber 26 at 8 a.m.: Thanksgiving holiday. November 30: Student Christian Fellowship conference December 1: · Schooi-s.C.F. party 1946 . you have not secured your membt>rship Lyceum Committee yet, hurry up and do so. The Lyceum committee, with members Miss Talcott, the third grade teaC\her is Shirley Wrathall, Dorothy Chauncey, the new A.C.E. group adviser. There will Ruth Hallas, Roberta Gcre, and Dorothy. be a meeting on November 2. Watch the Kaulfuss, is appointed by the College Gov- bulletin board for further details. erning board. This group attempts to in- dude in the program art, music, drama, lnterfrat Dance November 14 and dance. These programs are made pos- A special meeting of the Interfraternity sible by the student fees and are not only council was held oil Monday, October 15 for townspeople and faculty to enjoy, but for the planning of the annual Intcrfrat for all students as well. Continued on Page •1, Col. 3 department to help meet the needs for well Everyone who heard Miss Henderson qualified teachers in the field of health· speak, spent an enjoyable and interesting instruction. hour. Health Curriculum at Cortlllnd The four-year health curriculum at. Cortland includes the professional courses in education which arc required by the N('w York State department of Education for rcrtification, and in addition, an ade- quate basis is provided in the health Continued on Page 4, Col. 4 rr=~~~~~~~ THANKSGIVING A special notice from the State department office announces that November 22 has been designated as Tllaoksgiving Day rather than November 29.

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