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To Be Installed As College Head
Recommendations for revising the
schedule of extra-curricular activity
at the college will be studied by the
Student Council in an effort to pro
vide more free time on week day
evenings. Activity in which any one
student participates also may be
Three faculty members attended
a meeting called by the state de
partment of education, last Thurs
day in Columbus. Bluffton delegates
were Dr. L. L. Ramseyer, president
Dr. J. S. Schultz, dean and head of
the department of education, and
Lloyd Ramseyer, president of Bluffton college who will be officially
inaugurated Friday. The ceremony will take place in the college chapel
in the afternoon at 4 o’clock in the presence of represence of representatives
of more than thirty colleges and universities.
Following the inauguration a banquet will be held in his honor at Ropp
hall at 6:15 o’clock.
First lecture in the 1939 marriage
course was given Monday night in
the chapel by Rev. S. M. Davidian,
pastor of the Lima Central Church
of Christ. “The Psychology of
Marriage” was the subject of kev.
Davidian’s talk. Bluffton was the
first Ohio college to adopt a course
in marriage training.
Members of the campus Y. W.
C. A. organization held a special de
votional and candle light service last
week. Mrs. P. W. Stauffer, advisor
of the group, read selected poems
while organ music was played.
Prof. J. P. Klassen, head of the art
Members of the college peace ac
tion committee attended a pacifist
conference held in Cincinnati last
week-end. Those making the trip
from here included Bertan Smucker,
chairman of the Bluffton committee
James Griffith, president of the In-
ternational Relations club Raymond
Ramseyer and Richard Weaver.
A scavenger hunt, sponsored by
the college social committee, was
held last Saturday night. In the
hunt, participants were taken to all
parts of the town and the campus.
E. Raymond Wilson, executive sec
retary of the Peace section of the
American Friends Service committee,
was a speaker at meetings on the
campus Tuesday.
Alumni and former students will
return to the campus this week-end
for one of the most attractive home
coming programs in years. Preced
ing Homecoming Day, on Saturday,
the formal dedication of Dr. L. L.
Ramseyer as president of the col
lege, will be conducted Friday after­
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noon and evening. Homecoming
activities on Saturday will be cli
maxed by a gridiron tilt between
Bluffton and Grand Rapids colleges
in the evening.
Broadcast Inaugural
Of College President
Bluffton college will sponsor twice
weekly radio broadcasts over Station
WLOK, in Lima, beginning this Fri
day, it was announced this week by
Dr. L. L. Ramseyer, president of the
One-half hour programs will be
aired over the Lima station from 4
to 4:30 p. m. each Tuesday and Fri
day, with the broadcasts originating
in a studio located in the chapel of
College hall.
The chapel has been acoustically
Homecoming Queen
Bluffton College Plans Gala Festivities for Inaugural and Homecoming
Hobson of Damascus, Bluffton college senior and known on
the campus as “Peg”, who will preside at the college homecoming fes
tivities, Saturday. She was chosen for the honor by a vote of the entire
student body from a field of four senior girls nominated by the varsity
football squad.
Miss Hobson will be crowned queen in a colorful service in the chapel
Saturday morning and at the football game Saturday night she will present
flowers to captains of the Bluffton and Grand Rapids college teams.
Queen’s Attendants
VVANDA Eversole (left) and Elizabeth
Rasmussen (right) attendants to
the queen at Bluffton College Home
coming festivities, Saturday. Both are
members of the senior class.
Miss Eversole is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Wesley Eversole of Bluffton.
Miss Rasmussen’s home is in North
Tonawanda, N. Y.
treated for broadcast purposes, and
will be used for most of the pro
grams. However, special events may
be aired from other parts of the
campus as occasion demands.
Part of the inaugural program be
ing held to officially induct Dr. Ram
seyer as president of the school will
be broadcast in this Friday’s radio
Kenneth I. Brown, president of
Hiram college and of the Ohio Col
lege association, will be heard in the
broadcast portion of the program.
Formal dedication of the new
campus studio will be featured on
next Tuesday’s broadcast The col
lege vesper choir will sing and the
college orchestra will play. Special
vocal selections will be sung by
Wilson Jones, bass, a student in the
department of music.
The radio board is composed of Dr.
Ramseyer, Prof. J. H. Loganbill, Dr.
J. S. Schultz, Dr. C. Henry Smith,
Prof. Russell A. Lantz, Prof. Sidney
Hauenstein, Prof. Otto Holtkamp
and Prof. Paul W. Stauffer.
Beavers First Home
Game Is This Week
Bluffton college’s homecoming tilt
with Grand Rapids university under
the lights at the Harmon field sta
dium this week will be the Burcky
men’s first home appearance of the
Only two other home game are
scheduled, North Manchester on Nov.
4 and Assumption on Nov. 11, neith
er of which are night tilts.
Crack Band Will Be
Here For Homecoming
Celina High's crack parading band
of 55 pieces will put on a special
halftime-intermission exhibition this
Saturday night at Bluffton college’s
homecoming tilt with Grand Rapids
university, on the Harmon field grid
Lawrence Evans, director of the
band, is a Bluffton graduate. His
playing and marching unit is recog
nized as one of the outstanding high
school organizations of its kind in
this part of Ohio.
Melville D. Soash, M. D.
The Commercial Bank Bldg.
Bluffton, Ohio
Telephone 254-W
Office Hours: 8:30-10 A. M.
1-3 P. M. 7-8 P. M.
Office, 118 Cherry St.
Phone 120-F Bluffton, O.
Represents O. S. U.
JJEAN Cunningham will be here
Friday afternoon as the of
ficial representative of Ohio
State university at the installa
tion of Dr. Lloyd Ramseyer as
president of Bluffton college.
East Orange
The young people of the Riley
Creek church will hold their monthly
social gathering Friday evening, Oct.
20 with Rayon Boutwell. Everyone
is to come masked.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Cummins cele
brated their 60th wedding annivers
ary last Sunday. Many friends call
ed on them during the afternoon and
There will be a Russian speaker at
the Riley Creek Baptist church Sat
urday evening and Sunday morning.
Saturday evening he will show pic-
These Team Will Clash Saturday
Bluffton College Beavers
Grand Rapids University Squad
Hard Working Beavers
Four of Coach Burcky’s Proteges who will be seen in action against Grand Rapids here Saturday night
Inaugural Speaker
TAR. Kenneth I. Brown, presi
dent of Hiram college, who
will deliver the address at the
inauguration ceremonies here
Friday afternoon when Dr. Lloyd
Ramseyer is formally installed
as president of Bluffton college.
tures of conditions in Russia and
Sunday morning he will give a talk
on the same subject.
There will be preaching Sunday
evening at Riley Creek. B. Y. P. Y.
at 7:15 and preaching at 8:00 o’clock.
Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Boutwell and
sons Byron Leo and Rayon were
Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Emmet Roberts and son Bob
of Lima.
Mrs. B. J. Boutwell and son Rayon
called on Mrs. Mabie Tippin of Find
lay, Monday afternoon.
News Want-Ads Bring Results.
THURSDAY, OCT. 19, 1939
27 1
Meet The Coach
pOACH A. C. Burcky, Bluffton
college mentor who has been
director of Beavers’ athletic* des
tinies since 1923.
When the same mistake is made
the second time it becomes a sin.
Eyesight Specialists
Open Evenings
Citizens Bank Bldg., Bluffton
Savings & Loan Bldg., Ada
Francis Basinger, D. D. S.
Evan Basinger, D. D. S.
Telephone 271-W
Bluffton, Ohio

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