Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa on January 30, 1957 · Page 93
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Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa · Page 93

Oskaloosa, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 30, 1957
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Penn College continues progress in all fields liaro °enn coUeee is con-, in the fi*M of acience. and Dar.. Thirtv-on* lots restrict**! for! Hall which ·erved a» *· men ' i enc * labs a^d the heatine plant. Jotn ttw *p«*in«nt'f i OSKALOO5A DAILY HfltALD frl. J*n. If, I960 7 « oth«r purchases amounting to : ; ^^_^_ m William O enn college IB con-, in the field of science, and Dar- Thirty-one lots, restricted for j Halt which tfauoti tkre- 3 'king toward the fu- j rell Ensz as instructor in the j residences only, have been fully j dormitory, a» a men B completely improvements in phy- ·tcal features of the coUege and progress in many other fields has Men made in 1959. This year has seen the organi- sation of the Penn Women's aux- ·few members to the coUege board. These members are A. K. Walling, Dr. E. B. WUeox, Rus- field of psychology and director J developed in thi* addition. Streets, remodeled for u«» *» * " of Student PersonneL Two new administrative i curbs and gutters, sewers, water, ef-' gas. and electric services are all fic« have been set up to serve j completed, the college in public relations and i The Penn campus has been student personnel. center and has bean f*w* » »** name: Griffith HalL Gutter repair* l» on the gymnasium of Penn *** «*ner Memorial chapel a* well ·» tuek- Uiary and the addition of seven | The college's financial progress of the cinder drive through the ; pointing work and s*ad blasting " " 'is shown by the new record in campus that ran in front of Penn i OB the white surfmttm living endowment, the total be- Hall and the Women's Residence j Hall and certain « t ing over $89,000. Government building. This drive has been I buildings. S. Howard, St.. and Kent S. loans are augumenting the Penn completely sodded and the side-! The registrar's TMJ»*' i f Clow, Jr., from the local com- j college fund; and the scholarship : walks have been extended: the \ dean's office, the personnel of- munity, and M. H. Watson, Ray- ) endowment, rrhich includes the '. extension from Spencer Memorial · fice, and the office of public re- mond Meaner, and Dr. R. H. Ben- | Clara Sheriff gift and an anonym- | chapel, the dormitory extensions, lations ' ----- *" **·*" 1 * modeled have all been for better worjring efficiency. Many rooms nave been .redecorated, including tb* drawing labs and the heating plant. Contracts for improved equipment and renovation on the Penn I campus included the following: j j Three phase wiring in the tunnel j \ by Dow Electric Co. for use of I ; the pipe organ and the industrial! ! arts department, welding of new j I steel fittings in all gas mains on; j campus by the Iowa Power Jb j j Light company who have com- j ; pleted an entirely new gas serv- j : ice to the campus, and complete i j redecoratioa of the inside of Spen- i · cer Memorial chapel by Harry i : Hoyt, painting contractor. I i The science department ?« 1 procured some new equipment in- j i eluding a Polaroid copymakerj nett from the Nebraska Yearly; ous contribution, has an annual i the Penn Hall extensions, and the Meeting. j income of $6,000. j connecting links across the old The faculty and staff have! Oskaloosa's newest subdivision, '· drive. i »-»^«, _»----,, - , - --,, been increased in number and I College Heights, has been de- The drive from the west cam-j room and reridenc* rooms in the j and a Nord Whizard copier. A quality by the addition of Coach I veloped and opened by Penn col- pus entrance past the gymna-! girls' dormitory, the college li-. Bechman Spectrophotometer is on \ Taylor Hayes for basketball, i lege. Several new "homes are slum has been resurfaced and j brary. and the science laborater- ; order and should arrive soon. This { Heinz Simon in the field of math-\ planned and oae home has been, parking regulations worked eutj ie*. Fluorescent lighting has; is a device to detect and record! etnatics, George and Dona Lee \ buUt. This project, carried out; for the entire area. ! been prorided to the social sci- Brandon as choir directors and under the direction of the board I The buUdings of the college \ ence room and deficient plumbing instructors in music. Professors \ of trustees, is financed by the; have also received a much special j has been overnauied m the sci- john White- and Robert Wagnon j plant and endowment funds. 1 treatment. The former Peasley | j.data on the absorption and trans-! | mission of minute amounts of { ; chemicals. These specialized 1 over 93.000. Other departmental equipment includes such things as weather equipment an optics kit, a chainonmtic analytical balance, and Kodachrome prepared \ slides. The athletic department has all its men in new uniforms this year. The basketball equipment is | practically all new and the foot- i ball team has new sideling jack-1 ets and uniforms. The Letter- i man's club has presented the i school with a new trampoline and'. a Bolex movie camera. j The fine arts department has: presented a number of productions to the community such as the operas "The Medium"* and "Amah! and the Night Visitors." The arena plays, "A Marriage Proposal.'' "Happy Journey to Camden and Trenton," and "An American Saint of Democracy,*' were given on campus and have traveled individually to schools and churches in the surrounding communities. Handel's "Messiah" was pre- sented again this Christmas by the William Penn choir in conjunction with the Vennard college choir and other singers in the Oskaloosa vicinity. The college also was host to an art exhibit by the Des Moines artist, Dimilri Krustev, whose paintings hung in Griffith Hall Dec. 1 to 18. and who presented a gallery lecture on campus Dec. 13. Penn coUege has been host to a number of groups during the past year. March was a busy month which included the Central Iowa Band Festival, the annual Pastor's Short Course, and a concert by the Frknus University choir. Prospective Teacher's Day and the annual meeting of the Iowa Junior Classical League were held here in ApriL December saw the annual Youth Conference, the Mid-West Agricultural Seminar, and a visit by the examining committee for th« Xorth Central Accreditation. another step in U* pfoote* ef tltt school's hM fir ·Mi accreditation.' Penn also entertained a ber of guest speakers in the last year. Rev. Charles -B. Bail of ! Whittier, Calif* former Pen* I president, wae the speaker for i the Pastor's Short Course, Dr. i Marion S. Johnson for eommene** j meat. Dr. Bruce Harnley saade {the first speech for the newly \ formed Scholarship Society of I William Penn. i Dr. Charles B. Haworth WM I guest speaker for the Alumni j banquet; Karl Strange spoke oa i Indonesia: and Al Duer, execu» {tive secretary of the NAIA, j spoke for the football banquet. | Dr. D. Elton Trueblood and Dr. i H. L- MeCracken both presented ', a week-long series of lectures I which would be attended for on* j hour of college credit. Dr. *fru» j blood chose -Excellency in Sehofe . arship" for his topic and Dr. Me* I Cracken spoke on different a*» ' pects of econcrr:ic». ONE HOME has been built, another will leg* and adjoining the Penn canSpus. Six lots- start soon in the new College Heights res!- have been sold to date, with more of the remain dlential subdivision opened by William Penn col- ing lots expected to be sold this year. Another Year of Achievement And Service In Many Ways · - - REPRINTED FROM THE HERALD Efts vote a $200 ^ to Win. PWHI PROF. BOB WAGNON, Penn brology de- cess of increasing the mouse population in the partmeni, and Dale Floyd, a senior assistant in lab to around 100 adults. The White incubator the Penn biology department, at work in the heaters are pictured in the foreground where new Penn live animal lab on the campus. The new arrivals are cared for. In the background department recently secured an adult popula- are the housing and breeding cages for the ' tion of 45 white mice. They are now in the pro- J - u -: ~ ' D «-- P»"*«l adult mice. (Penn Photo) The greatest yean cf · am just ahead! We Sought Out Ralph's Y-Not-Eat In September Here To Serve Our Customers Better in 1960 But Still... THE SAME GOOD FOOD a new decade of PROGRESS REYNOLD'S LUNCH 213 1st Ave. East Clyde "Hap" Reynolds living endowment A $200 contribution to the William Penn college living endowment fund by Oskaloosa lodge No. 840, Benevolent and Protective order of Elks, was authorized Elks to invest $5,000 in PAMCO hiikfing bonds Oskaloosa lodge No. 340 Benevolent and - Protective Order of Elks, approved recommendattes of Elks trustees and in Thursiiy night session approved investment of $5.000 in lodge funds in PAMCO }5^3 percent building bonds. This raises the bond sale total to $81,500. Youth projects are highlights of Elks program last year Oskaloosa lodge No. 340, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, provided an extensive program which offered something for every member in 1958 bnt ai- so laid emphasis on community service, praticularly at the youth level. ELKS MEMORIAL SUNDAY Memorial service for members of Oskaloosa lodge No. 340. Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks who have died within the past year will be held at the lodge P E No. 340 Our 64th Year Jbn Ferree, left. Is pictured with Exalted Ruler Mar Gannch (center) aa accepts check from Cletns Harden for $99 aa honorable mention award bt ItM "Most Valuable Student" contest. _K.V ,,...\ :-'- V Elks baseball team competes in tt» Bab« Euth League for flb« 7tt year. 13k member Bob McCurdy is coach. talks tn mpmi«rs' children and grandchildren at annual Elks Christmas party. SPECIAL HONOR TO A GRAND OLD BROTHER Brother Elks sather around J. -S. I^benstein after presenting cake and gift in ob'wrvanee of his 9fl«h birthday. "Lobie" has bef-n a member of the local lodge for 63 yrars and is one of oldest living Eiks in the nation's fraternal order. · COMMUNITY SERVICE · YOUTH ACTIVITIES · AMERICANISM One of Cskaloosa's Leaders In Community Projects enevolent Protective Order of Elks OSKALOOSA LODGE NO. 340 Secretary 3C-SDON ROBERTS6K Truitocs: :AMES MATHEW 'VAN SHEET GLENN HttUARD MAX GORSUCH, Exalted Ruler WARREN WILLiAM KLOTZ JOHN STRAILLE CARL LARSON .. Esteemed Leading Knight Esteemed Loyal Knight Esteemed Lecturing Knight - ...................... Chapiain GEORGE JOHNSON FLOYD McCALL i__ FRED MCCARTY ROY SPRINGER Esquir* inner Guard ^ Tiler , Treasurer {NEWSPAPER! ,,, NEWSPAPER!

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