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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - June 10, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaTo $ the Wax Thok by Kkt the daily Banner of a 4 Fly United in Liess or Kwh e Al l. Tiie Home news it Waves for ally 1 Okay seven Iree Castee Indiana sat kit Ayu be 10, l Hall Corner Stone is Laid a it of Corn Fli Silt gone of l Rafii Ciss Lul l As impressive event first ill pc titties a Mai 181 1�?zii\ ii , it ii Kib it. I a o. Vast i Ai i i to Teu Middle it dlr be hazed remit h commencement speaker Iii i i i Hen i s i lil ii a i vied then from Indiana Sotl by r i i \ t in lil i d ill ill id one of finest v i i buildings to in mind an i University is one til i i ill it in Hift or six a ii Digh Ihmi Riikol .11 Dupai i nil member of to deliver oration in Aux i cd it. S As Locq Iii -.1 i Inlet Mills. Degree a i i. Tor Depauw uni new $.350.000 natural . John h. Harrison a saturday afternoon at Landing event of uni i1 program for the i is 100th commencement Alu a faculty and tii 1 livers qty gathered a. I a ,. Hall to witness of the Cornerstone and i in the impressive Cere to i-1 for the occasion right a in. The Xinyi whose a Lii honors was editor a i of the Danville 111. News tor Many years. In Pauw University and of his death in 1930 was it fits Hoard of trustees a i o a de a bequest of a a in building har i i left the bulk of his Dollar state to the uni i do vement purposes ing in the placing of the i John h. Harrison of tii. Nor of the building b operated closely with i in carrying out her Hus a. I ��., with respect to Hartan. E c. Howes present i Quot a i id. On Page five Rwm a old i Hionis return m i m i l Iii it in my civil with i kit Jln Kicio presiding r i laity Sam Hundred pm it got underway to it it Mumuni Day on the Camp it Quot i i of old grads an 1 a were Back to Cele. Ioui stration tent was the Entrance of East a i alumni Chapel was c i a airy Hall with Ford k m \ w York City presi Lii a him i association pro to i a a a Ting c lasses of 1911 amp a Iii presented medals i their Silver a i Gold the Goodwin Mem ii a Quot i. U is carried by the 1 a a a a was presented to 11 a w. Formerly of Law f mini on i age two Middle College Wras one of thu outward manifestations of tin impetus Given this methodist school by Washington c. Depauw in do when a Largo gift of Money Sav. I Indiana Ashur University from a Tinct on. A grateful Board of Trust is voted the change in name varsity that year. Middle College was Desi dormitory for men and a n Depauw monthly for feb says a the male dormitory i ready for occupancy about a of it was a Fine its Day. Considered both 11 in size and Beautiful in appearance today it is ignominiously t ing carted away or piled into Start her and piles of Brick -51 and no longer useful. To i to new uni Ted As a the in the i re 1885 will be tii. First edifice in Mendouse Middle College was buildings erected on Tiv 1881-85 through Depauw gift. The student press proudly Heralde i the event Quot by the coming of then year. We shall hav upon our existence is thu pod University West of to enies 1 during its Short history a men s dormitory. Middle a Legi it out Iii Imi on i a five a of six Campus in generous f that Day dating College entered equip allege As a age had let it Depauw University s first commencement took place just one Hundred years ago. Although the University was founded As Indiana Asbury in 18.37. The first graduation exercises were not held until 1810 at which time three students. Thomas a. Goodwin. Joseph Ewing Mcdonald and John Wheeler received the first a b. Degrees to be conferred by the institution. Finley Leonard Maddox received the first b. S. Degree. Of the first five students who reported to professor Cyrus Nutt do Pauw s one Man faculty on that memorable Day in 1837 when the new College first opened its doors Only one remained to graduate o. H. I Ash. A preparatory student took his degree with the class of 1842. The first commencement was held in the new College building the Cornerstone for which was Laid with much ceremony june 20, 1837. It was not completed until 1842 but the University took Posa Sion in the fall of 1s40 and on september 13 of that year the first graduation exercises took place. The senior class of 1840 had to share its Day of glory with or. Matthew Simpson who had been continued on Page five c liar les a. Iliev Depauw University Centennial graduating class will hr., As its commencement Speakm Dean Charles Gilroy. Dean a the University of Chicago Chapel. The exercises will be held m Bowman memorial gymnasium monday morning at 10 o clock. I i \ e \ its�?8� today Depauw is a Mug the opening of its one hmm Rodth com Menc Ennit program. It is by is Vera i years the Breein etl among the Unity is the Greet foun led in 1 s �0. And i ally since that Tino shown that less than businesses now Exi stir old. The foil runners were printed probably but under different Nas we know no Copie Able. Is Ritorto Iyun to trl Stoks Vonni i my Itin. Of in i i w joint Ito Lih a Ikid promotions vice in normed i Nierri \ shown to lava ended v ear with $55,000 operating surplus tin annual meeting of the joint Board of trustees and visitors of it Pauw University was held Friday morning in the administration building. The annual report of president Clyde e Vildman was heard and acted upon. H. E. Schenck. Comptroller of the University read the financial report for the year and tax budget for 1939-40 was approved. In his report to the Board president Wildman pointed to it Depauw s Fine enrolment of 1416 students As compared with 1259 last your. I ies Timen in the music school almost doubled. Figures showed that Depauw has then wielding and Evor widening influence during the last to in years. In 1928 some 83 of the i Quot Simian class came from Indiana Oid in 19.38 Only 40 were hoosiers. I Linni showed a. Rapid gain last v. Ii thirty seven states and four i Quot i it Ign countries were represented i of the Campus. Thu housing problem for women indents he pointed out to the Trust is serious. The dormitories housed some 298 girls while the sororities provided Homes for 217. The addition of Locust Manor helped materially hut another dormitory housing at least seventy five girls is continued on Page five baccalaureate speaker pres. Clyde e. Wildman the baccalaureate address for the 1939 senior class at Depauw University will be Given in Gobin memorial Church sunday evening at 7 by president Clyde e Wildman. T h. Nees returns for commencement t. 11. Neos of Beaumont Texas is attending tin 100th commencement exercises at Depauw University. Or nees is a graduate of Depauw and i member of the class of 1898 he i president of the Security state Hank and Trust com puny at Beaumont and also president of the Texas Bankers association. This is the first Timi or nees has attended the my Mike Numis exercises since tile lie was graduated. Or nees was born in Washington township Putnam county and hat Many relatives living there now that is the first place in the count it reached by his forefathers in 1815 continued on Page five take part in Harrison Lylall Cornerstone Lay Nii at Depauw University Hoy o. West t Nhuc Ralty trustee die ii Nic in. To Ltd a n \ ire president emeritus key. T i ,. E. \ Iii w is Humiller publisher lilt Cia he e. W an l us ersty president Thirki in a Vila in of com a Stom prices ii n i i vim i Wii Oman Hlll lion a Okess at Eui denies m i 11 uni n Fok is i \ it i let a. , let Eui of Depauw ear ult. And i hew s Camille editor. So spoke the three addresses delivered this afternoon at the laying of thu Corner Stoni for tin new John h Harrison Hall for natural sciences were delivered by or. Clyde k. Wildman president of Depauw University or. H b. Longde ii Vici president emeritus of the University and k. C. Hewes editor of the Danville. Iii. Commercial news Many alumni students and Friels were present at 2 o clock for the Impi. Shive service connect ii with the activities of the 100th can Ilist in mint at Depauw i f Nivea sity. A wild iut sub a follows 3�?The Best i our land believe in Dein Erack and a Loco they believe in ileum y they believe also in education they know that the future of our country and of civilization is closely connect i with thi Intelli Genee and character of our citizens i tin greeks knew that no nation could endure that remained stupid. The hebrew Prophet. Preached the doom of any civilization which i it dated the mighty moralities and forgot got i. We live Mentele i into the heritage of both. For democracy to a sneered we must have not Only intelligent citizens we must continued on Lac a five or. i Las a i Iii Jisc pm Rickii i a i iks i a i Lickson to i n i i k of oks \ \ of 01.0 or. Henry h. Del it Dean of the Depauw University and vice president emeritus unusual experience. When old Middle plated it 188 1 he v son t i enter its do ing w As Fil it lied i Tury a tul or Heliel i on a a was com the first per a. The build Ini ii s Domil Longdon. Then a Young tin faculty was appointed Proctor along with the late or. Edwin Post. A few Days ago when old Middle College was razed to make Way for the new John h. Harrison Hall of natural sciences or. Longdon waited until they were n my to dismantle the old doorway and had his picture taken i i it. Making him the first and last person to use it a 0,000 natural science building to Honor name of late Danville newspaper owner Middle College hiding was wrecked to make Way for thu new liar Moa 14e Ball the Corner Stone of which was Laid today. Oil saturday at Depauw t diversity thu Cornerstone of the new John ii Harrison Lylall $s5o,q00 natural science building was a Aid. At left is an architect s sketch of flu building with a picture of John in Harrison late editor and publisher of the Cimi Mercial news and Donner of the building inset. Above is so tire Lylall. Since la Erlson , which will he just across a new Siua Drangle will in ii duplicate a if so airy thu picture shows How ii Ris Mullall will look when completed. At right is a picture of old Middle College cum put landmark which has been to make Way for the new Hall. John ii. Harrison Hall new $350,000 science building for Depauw University
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