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PRO OSCRIPT I " FRIDAy, 10 A.M. , ' Grove Ave. Church FORMAL I CONVOCATION Richmond Professional Institute, College of William and Mary and V.P.I. Extension Co-operating VOL. XXIV RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, FEBRUARY 4, 1948 NUMBER 1 Ten R. P. I. Drama Majors ~ RPI Air Show Proscript To Interpret, Appear On Celluloid Will Feature Edify, Say R. P. I. Students Color Release Set For Spring Life Of Prof. With a cry of "start the cameras rolling," ten RPI students of the department of dramatic art are getting a taste of acting on celluloid. Reynold's Metal Company is using their services in making a film for release to mer" chants, printers, and paper companies according to Paul Woodbridge, director of the show. The students are Robert Wat· O. T. To Get 3 kins, Suzanne Thornton, Ralph Bralley, Charles Cagle, Lola Mae Shiflet, Kenneth Lassiter, Selma New Teachers Goldberg, Jane Eroolrs, Betty Jane Stant, and William Buckley. Woodbridge said that there is no final title for the technicolor movie yet, and that be expects it to be released "during the Spring," The Hstar" of the film is "Unifoil," a paper .supplement of metal designed by Reynolds, "Chis material can be used in any way that paper can, but bas the brilliance of metal. Shots for the two-reel film were made in stores, printing shops, studios, outdoors, and in the Reynolds plant. It Is made on 16 rom film. "It w:as tedious but inter esting," said one of the performers, Miss Thornton. "It's a 'silent' so we just said anything we wanted to and walked hack and forth. It was very exciting." Woodbridge said that he believed he had finished with the shots of RPI students, "although we may call them back for r etakes," he added. Raymond Hodges, head of the (Continued on page 4) Calendar February 4-Literary Club meeting- 1 :00. F ebruary 5-7:30-9:15 Gym 33. Mrs. Pollak. 6:00-8:30 Girl's Basl<etball Intramural. February 7- Men's A. A. Dance in Gym. F ebruary 9--6:00-7 :30 Girl's Basketball Intramural. February 10 - 6 :00-8 :30- Girl's Basketball Intramural. F ebruary 11 - 6;00-7:30 - Girl's Basketball IntramaurI. Carl Shires Three new faculty members, Miss Ann Bates, Miss Ethel real, and Mr. George Munt, have been added to the occupational therapy department sta1f. Miss Bates, a graduate of the O. T. department at RP1, will t each minor crafts, leather and needle work, and orthopedic application. Miss Bates is a redidel'lt of Richmond. Miss Teal, a graduate of Columbia's O. T. school. will give a series of lectures on how o.;cupational therapists treat neuropsychiatric patients. She worked with this type of patients for more than a year at McGuire Vet eran's Hospital. Mr. Munt, from DuPont, will t each a course on job analYSiS, which will be open to aU ,tudents. Pic Publishes Wood, 's·Article Langley Wood, sophomore and sociology major a t RPI, says it's tough but practical to 'be a college husband in an article, "Say 'I do' and Study Too" in February PIC ' magazine. In his article he asserted that marriage was the thing furtherest from his mind when he was discharged from the service but that it "is an everlasting monument to my powers of r esistance that I was married within three months." H;- advises students who wish to be married to do so. As he put it, .. It is not "only practical but advisable," According to WOQd, the married student has 'settled down' and is not forever chaSing a varied assortment of females for four years-an activity which he contends results in (Continued on page 4) . What a college professor does when he's not in the classroom will be revealed on the RPI Progress Parade tomorrow night at As they say in Philadelphia, "Nearly everyone reads the Bulletin:: so can it be said "In RPI nearly everyone reads the PRO SCRIPT." Varied replies were received to the query, "What is or what should be the function of the PROSCRIPT?" 8 o'clock, when "The Adventures New Basement of Professor Weather" goes on the air. Directed by Carolyn Graves, Rooms Ready drama major, the play will ftlI the weekly half hour alloted to Four new offices and a class- RPI by station WCOD. room in the basement of the Ad- Hobson Chennis will play the ministration building are now title role, with Norbert Edwards ready for occupancy. as stUdent Martin Axsmith; and The classroom, Ad. K, has .2 Fan Cox as Bonnie Weather, the seats in it. Four classes will meet professor's wife. Others in the there all on Monday, Wednesday, cast are Ken Lassiter, the dean; and Friday. They a,re sections of and Eleanor Freeman, who plays General Psychology, P sychology a nurse. Tyrone Morrow will have of Religion, History of Philosocharge of sound effects. phy, and Theory of Occupational The story concerns an ex-GI Therapy. student, Axsmith, and a co-ed, Dr. Margaret L. Johnson, adClaire, played by Suzanne Thorn- visor to women students said ~,o~. The re~sons behind their that more classes may be 'placed bitter-fought love affair pro- . in the new room in the future. vipe the mystery and suspense, I Two of the new offices have lead~g to, a surprise climax. been assigned to profe&sors. Dr. ThiS wlll be the second full Howard H. Davis, associate properiod dramatic program ,in as fessor of history, will return to many weeks on the RPI Progress his old office. Parade. Last Wednesday night's program was the radio premiere of Berle Weinstein's "The Strucw ture of Sorrow." The play goes on the Studio Theater stage tomorrow night. Robert Watkins is the director. Students interested in seeing the broadcasts have been invited to attend. The WeOD studios are 8i~uated at Broad Street, and may be reached - by street car. tCome To The Mardi Gras' "Come to the Mardi Gras," urged members of the Art Students League. A masquerade sponsored by the League Iwill be held February 21 in the Mos9.ue ballroom. Couples will make and wear their own costumes. "Start working on your costume now," advised ,Arthur O. Biehl, publicity manager. Miss Helen Freas, director of Occupational Therapy,_ will take over a large office at the end of the hall. Literary Club Meets Today A meeting of the Literary Club has been called today at 1 :00 0' ~ clock, by Anne Sullivan, editor of the JOURNAL. Virginia Calisch, circulation manager for the magazine, has requested that all members of the club who have receipt books for subscriptions to the publicaw tion, .J2lease bring their books and any money they ' may have The ,JOURNAL is tentatively scheduled to -appear on February 1. Subscription rates for t.he magazine are $1.00 for the three issues. Anyone wishing to subscribe may do so before the meetIng today In the front hall of the Ad. building, Miss Calisch comw merited. Reply To Query As To Function The concensus is that the paper should interpret and present neW!! in an entertaining manner and should give journalism student.! constructive practice in writing. Wllliam Buckley, ' sophomore and drama major, said that "the function of the paper is to inform the students of all school events, items of national and state Interest and anything 'else that will improve the stuqentB' outlook." Mis s Ros8JIlond Mccan1eM, librarian. remarked that \ "the paper has a dual purpose: to keep the student body and faculty informed of an news and to serve as a working guide lor journalism students from which they can have much practical ex .. perience." Dr. Boward H. Davis, associate professor of history. gave as his thoughts "to build school spirit by keeping everyone inw formed and interested." "One of the most imI?Ortant functions of the paper is to present all activities, calendar of (Continued on page 4) Announcements There will be no changes in schedules accepted after Friday, February 13. according to th.e Re.gi stra.r' s office. Students desiring pictures of college events which h'1.ve been photographed for the WIGWAM may buy prints from Mary CaJi g~ri. the annual photographic editor has announced. She will be at F'ounders Hall, 827 West Franklin Street. "Music will be provided by Hunter Purdie's band from 9 to 12 p. m. Robert Joyce of the drama department will be master of ceremonies. UNo one will be allowed to leave books a t the reception desk for more than 48 hours," The Literary Club, sponsor of said Mrs. Irene Gordon, re-the JOURNAL, was formed two ceptionist. (Continued on page 4) years ago- by Miss Sullivan. Vir- ___________ ..,...._ ginia Lewis is president of the - club now, and Mr. John C. Cross is advisor, Is New Editor Of Pro script For the flrst time in RP1 history a male will be editor of the PROSCRIPT. Carl L. Shires, sophomore from White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., has r ecently been appointed to that pOSition to succeed Joy Dunbaugh, senior. Virginia Calisch. junior, will continue as associate editor. Winters now Thinks 'Snowus Flakia' May Be Russian Secret Weapon Weinstein Play To Be Given By ,One-Acters An original play by Berle Weinstein, "The Structure of Sorrow," will be given tomorrow night at 7 :30 and 8 :15 by the One-Act Theatre, Written in ver se. the play is directed by Robert Watkins. Others on the staff are Mar,f Scarlett, sophomore, feature editor; Eugene Wright. sophomore, sports editor; Roland Friedman, sophomore, business and adver, tising manager; and David Hurdle, sophomore, circulatinn manager. Lucee Patterson, J unior. will be exchange editor. Frances Stringfellow, sophomore will make up the first page; Carner Pri~st, sophomore, second page; Martele Sporn, junior, third page; and Arthur Lee, sophomore, fourth page. Charles Hendrick, sophomore, will write the headllnl\s, Roland B. Smith, associate profe& llor of journallam, Ia advlaor for the paper. JOY DUNBAUGH II ble that the 'sf ' ';ay be dropped J 28--(RPI)-T L' htn· from the tail of a j et propelled Wina::-rsnow Ace aPI !.ea~:~ roc~et which is controlled by , , radiO from an underground plant forecaster, told newsmen at hIS in Siberia," he said. weekly press. confe~ence . tod~y of Meterologists are baffled by the CongressIOnal mvestIgation of what one has called "the' suces~: O~~e~~k~~,~ural phenonenon sor to the Atom bomb." WinterWintersonow said that Congress has appointed a committee to investigate what may be a secret weapon of Russia designed to "completely tie up traffic in 'the United States." High om .. cial sources revealed that the dama:ge due to 'sf," as it is called among weathennen, has alw ready amounted to "a small fortupe." In describing the new weapon, Wlntersnow said It Is white and falls in small, ' hexagonal flakes, presumably from a large bomber-type airplane. ' ''However, It 110 enUreJy pouI. snow said that it was difficult to understand "sf" 1)ecause it has no relation to any known natural phenomenon except the advent of the Ice Age 10,000 years ago. At this time, broad glaciers swept down from the Arctic Circle and cover ed most of what is now the United States. "However, we are far too civilized to let that happen again," said Wintersnow. It was revealed also that "st" is not dangerous to animals un. less they 'stay In It too long. Pollce have, however, warned human anlmaJa not to' venture Into It without adequate c1oth-ing and to keep cars at a minimum speed. Wintersnow said that he t estiw fied at the Congressional committee that he believed that the only defense against "sf" is heat. He said he had made numerous laboratory tests in which he was assisted by his secretary, Miss Hurri Cane, which revealed that the white, powdery flakes disappear ed when held over a flame. "Both Miss Cane and I noted that the residUe left seemed to be water. When tested for Its chemical content though. w e found It to be H20." SnoWUB Flakla feU on Richmond recently to the extent of several inches, according to Win .. tersnow. The largest amount fell Saturday, January 2 • . Tra1IIe was tied up all week. but some cars, equipped with "chains" were able to move .. uwaL The cast will include deVaux Riddick. Meg Walter. Imogene Cowan, Charles Yates, Kenneth LasSiter. and Norbert Edwards. ~echni cians are Carolyn Graves. Norma Jackson, Harry Klatt, Morris Law. and Anne Hudson. Mr. Raymond Hodges, director of the School of Dramatic Art, in co~enting on the play, said that 1t is urepresentative of the Inew Romanticism' trend. The expression and thoughts are con .. v~yed through suggestion. a techmque comparable to light refracted through a prtsm. 'The Structure of Sorrow' is poetic theatre. The sole atm Is art and It must not be approached .. mere entertainment." The play was given 0.... the RPI Progre.u Paracla the ~ Wednesday ·hlglIt.' . -
|Publisher||Richmond Professional Institute|
|Volume/Issue Number||v.24:no.1 (1948:Feb. 4)|
|Title Publication Dates||Vol. 1, no. 1 (Nov. 22, 1939)-v. 49, no. 31 (May 23, 1969).|
|Front Page Headlines||Ten R. P. I. Drama Majors Appear On Celluloid, Color Release Set For Spring -- RPI Air Show Will Feature Life Of Prof. -- Proscript To Interpret, Edify, Say R. P. I. Students, Reply To Query As To Function -- O. T. To Get 3 New Teachers -- New Basement Rooms Ready -- Pic Publishes Wood's Article -- 'Come To The Mardi Gras' -- Literary Club Meets Today -- Carl Shires Is New Editor Of Proscript -- Wintersnow Thinks 'Snowus Flakia' May Be Russian Secret Weapon -- Weinstein Play To Be Given By One-Actors|
|Description||Published by the students of the Richmond Professional Institute, College of William and Mary (1940-1947); The Richmond Professional Institute and Virginia Polytechnic Institute cooperating (1947-1955); Richmond Professional Institute of the Colege of William and Mary <1955-1962>; Richmond Professional Institute, Sept. 21, 1962-May 24, 1968; Virginia Commonwealth University, Sept. 20, 1968-May 23, 1969.|
|Corporate Name Subject||Richmond Professional Institute -- Newspapers|
|Topical Subject||College student newspapers and periodicals -- Virginia -- Richmond|
|Geographical Subject||Richmond (Va.) -- Newspapers|
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|Contributors||James Branch Cabell Library. Special Collections and Archives|
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|Collection||RPI Student Newspapers|
|Continued By||Commonwealth Times|
|Source||Original text: Proscript, v.24:no.1 (1948:Feb. 4), Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, Virginia Commonwealth University.|
PRO OSCRIPT I " FRIDAy, 10 A.M.
, ' Grove Ave. Church
Richmond Professional Institute, College of William and Mary and V.P.I. Extension Co-operating
VOL. XXIV RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, FEBRUARY 4, 1948 NUMBER 1
Ten R. P. I. Drama Majors ~ RPI Air Show Proscript To Interpret,
Appear On Celluloid Will Feature Edify, Say R. P. I. Students
Color Release Set For Spring Life Of Prof.
With a cry of "start the cameras rolling" ten RPI
students of the department of dramatic art are getting a
taste of acting on celluloid. Reynold's Metal Company is
using their services in making a film for release to mer"
chants, printers, and paper companies according to Paul
Woodbridge, director of the show.
The students are Robert Wat· O. T. To Get 3 kins, Suzanne Thornton, Ralph
Bralley, Charles Cagle, Lola Mae
Shiflet, Kenneth Lassiter, Selma New Teachers Goldberg, Jane Eroolrs, Betty
Jane Stant, and William Buckley.
Woodbridge said that there is
no final title for the technicolor
movie yet, and that be expects
it to be released "during the
Spring" The Hstar" of the film
is "Unifoil" a paper .supplement
of metal designed by Reynolds,
"Chis material can be used in any
way that paper can, but bas the
brilliance of metal.
Shots for the two-reel film
were made in stores, printing
shops, studios, outdoors, and in
the Reynolds plant. It Is made
on 16 rom film.
"It w:as tedious but inter esting"
said one of the performers,
Miss Thornton. "It's a 'silent' so
we just said anything we wanted
to and walked hack and forth.
It was very exciting."
Woodbridge said that he believed
he had finished with the
shots of RPI students, "although
we may call them back for r etakes"
Raymond Hodges, head of the
(Continued on page 4)
February 4-Literary Club
meeting- 1 :00.
F ebruary 5-7:30-9:15 Gym
33. Mrs. Pollak.
6:00-8:30 Girl's Basl|