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Alton Shrapnel (Newspaper) - November 18, 1948, Alton, Illinois me NOVEMBER 18, 1948 9 Being Be Outstanding Social Other Events Will Thanksgiving Day By week from tonight at 8:30 will the first dance of the the Thanksgiving It wii attended by all cadets and will be of the biggest and most colorful social events on the A iving line and an impressive grand will begin the Mrs. Gn ti stated that over two hundred in addition to the will be popular orchestra has been engaged for the The field house will be decorated in a football theme by the Senior Dance Committee and the Art Stars with the names of varsity players dates will vie with banners on the Streamers will swing from the and the stage and wrestling room will be decorated to represent the end zones of a football this dance cadets will be mitted to obtain corsages for their Flowers will be sold by members of the Staff and should add color to the Many and visitors are Game The dance will be one of the big features of Thanksgiving but other events will also crowd the Interest in the afternoon will center in the football game at 2:00 o'clock on the Alton These two with competition extending back over 30 aii ays come up with a gridiron classic before thousands of The day will begin with a followed by a 0! E and a sponsored he gun Cadets will be alii to go on dinner leave with their nts but must report to the by 2:00 P. M. A turkey be served at noon to cadets e which the corps march in formation to the Varsity will have their y dinner at 6:00 P. How week classes were shortened so that cadets could hear an inspirational lecture by Dr. with The American Youth on the Philosophy of Warmingham said that living is more important than anything The activities of our lives are not built up in a short time but are the result of experiences which start in He stated that we receive no rewards or money merely from We have to learn to gain satisfaction from educated man is not fooled by the he He learns to judge true the uneducated man often thinks that the whole universe is against him and is people fear death because they do not know whether to expect heaven or There should be nothing to the speaker if we live a full life here according to our right His of meant the living up to his highest possibilities as an individual and making a not a of life here and lecture was stimulating and thought-provoking for the It was one of the very best of the entire At Formal mer For one formal dinner for new s was held by Col. Jackson last For the first Mrs. R. L. son was able to join the Colonel as she had been away on a delicious awaited the cadet shrimp Ritz French onion Saratoga celery and veal pocket dressing and fresh potato boats with cheese green brussel stuffed tomato cheese hot ecl angel food cake a la mode fresh dinner the party adjourned to the school where games conversation were enjoyed until P. present were and as comprised the entire speech program during the last as the speeches remained at the good quality standard set earlier in the started the week off right on Monday with a talk on the land of perpetual Although regarded by most people as a land of and pretty milk it is in reality a nation of inventive The Swiss invented the and other spoke next on his life at Western up until this The funniest ncident in his five-year stay was when he blew a at 2:00 A. M. one speech was indeed original and well C. and Conley spoke on Wednesday and gave two informative Miller spoke on the that precious animal from which the valuable fur coats are He told the habits of the animal and the various ways to trap it. Conley gave a good talk on a mountain in Tibet which is reported to be over 35 thousand feet Pilots flying over during the war reported seeing it hover above and now explorers are busy searching for gave an interesting and colorful speech on the Texas Rangers on The Rangers were originally the only police in Texas but are now part of the State One Ranger used to stop and no man who ever killed a Ranger lived to tell of his dirty The in Texas now consider the modern Ranger as being too Major Persing then told of his own experience in Texas and of his General Sterling of the General Martz Reads List Of New Cadet Officers And Non Friday in the mess Lt. Col. W. V. PMS and read General No. 2, appointing group of new cadet officers and from captains down to the rank of master Martz stated that winning an office does not depend upon seniority A cadet must show that he deserves that rank by exhibiting qualities of scholastic and other good character he appointments as Nov. 12, 1948 General No. 2 following appointments of commissioned and officers in the corps of cadets are hereby BE CADET H. J. Co. W. E. Band R. E. Co. BE CADET C. D. W. H. W. J. Co. R. W. Co. B. A. Co. R. J. Co. E. W. Co. W. J. Co. H. W. Nickey Co. J. E. Co. B. E. Co. H. N. C. P. Co. R. Webb Co. W. Co. BE CADET MASTER J. S. Supply O. A. A. L. 1st R. G. 1st Co. C. L. 1st Co. A. B. 1st Co. J. F. 1st Co. above named cadets will be obeyed and respected Order of R. L. Colonel I. N. Superintendent on Page to broadcast over Station WOKZ on Saturday again aired a well-balanced and well-performed radio program last The now approaching its third week of is keeping its standards for it set a precedent in this Saturday's show featured an interview with Guillermo cadet from Mexico Sheldon Green asked most of the which dealt with such topics as early and sports in The answers were clear and concise and provided a novel twist to the ordinary kind of Jay Heyman asked Guillermo a few questions on sports in his native country and learned some new Foster again acted as announcer and did his usual good Charles Boiles and Horatio Garza provided musical interludes with two South American styled piano include ing an original rhumba composition by Jay Heyman was not cut off this week and managed to give a short newscast on and the coming Hutter was at his usual post in the control seeing that all were ready to speak at the right Capt. Richard Martin was again producer and supervised the entire The program came smoothly from the technical week's program will have a football because of the coming Several varsity football players will air their views on football in general and on chances in the Turkey Day Carl Bobbish will also be on hand to handle the musical end of the marches on as continues on Station 1570 on your Saturday at 12:45 P. IS MOVIE SHOWN LAST cadet corps was treated to a musical film in as the weekly movie Saturday The picture Esther Williams and Ricardo Montalban as twins who grew up together in Mexico as the children of a former star matador in the But the boy loved and the girl liked the art of bullfighting and from there the trouble Ricardo ran away and tried to contact a great while the country called him a coward for leaving the ring during a bull Esther took his place to make him come back and was hurt trying to do Richardo finally returned after having his composition accepted by the great maestro and was forgiven by his father for forsaking the bull He and Esther found happiness in A newsreel and hilarious cartoon were also on the HOLD INFORMAL Saturday night the Sophomores held their first informal of the year in the The comfortable settings blended nicely with the planned by Mrs. and the Sophomore Dance Refreshments were and Carlson and Hasselman kept the phonograph going to provide recorded music for the All enjoyed themselves immensely and are looking forward to the next class social who attended were and Bowman Improves Trap Goose Shoot Will Be Held Thanksgiving Morning By Whitfield this year Gun Club has consisted mainly of the rifle team but this year the activity has been extended to Backed by Col. Moore and Capt. this sport has greatly increased in a recent business meeting the club elected the following Plans were made for a gun storage room in the basement of All guns arid shells will be kept there and can only be taken out when one of the two sponsors is with the Plans were also made to the area where the shooting takes and benches will be built close to the range for Watch range has been built east of has five shooting positions and a gun It was constructed by cadets under the supervision of Capt. Shooting has been a major and on recent Sunday afternoons many visitors have gathered at the range to watch the cadet gun club will sponsor a match Thanksgiving with the prize a big fat It is open to all and those wishing to enter must see Capt. They must furnish their own guns and For enthusiasts also have plenty of opportunity to shoot either on the indoor range in the gym or at the trap new type of breakable targets has been secured for which gave the rifleman the same advantage as the clay bird does for the wishing to join the gun club should see Capt. Those already engaged in shooting are and movie next Saturday will be the about the love life of an adolescent Elizabeth Taylor and George Murphy are and a Pete Smith Specialty will complete the LONG RIDE TO CLIFTON Sunday a group of cadets took a trip to Clifton Terrace on The day was clear and and the ride went off The cadets caught no rattlesnakes as they had before on this The group ate a hearty meal at Clifton and played football before Those who went Lloyd and Chapel Will Be Used For First Time On Thanksgiving wide and comfortable seats for the new chapel in the east end of the gym have The slanting the motion picture projection room for two and the stage are about the installation of the 380 seats next Col. Jackson hopes to use the new chapel for the first time for the Thanksgiving Service next Thursday morning at 10:15. This service will include several cadets on the the Thanksgiving Dance that a continuous program of movie will be shown in
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