Ursinus Weekly Newspaper, 1902-1978



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Forum to feature M. K. Whiteleather, war correspondent • Martha Wilson to appear as new soloist at annual presentation of Messiah Thursday • President speaks at vesper service • Cast is announced for holiday show • Thespians to produce Noel Coward mystery • John Bates discusses peacetime conscription • Three men are tapped by Cub and Key Friday • Prom, show are spotlight memories • War bond drive lags as final week begins • McClures will entertain girls at Christmas parties • Senate plans Red Cross project • Registrar attends conference • Dorms to submit guest lists • Union or League • Christmas week at Ursinus • Derr - 944 coeds capture hockey title with three wins; Stine-Day places 2nd • Betty Bradway sets athletic record here • Fifty girls try for basketball teams • Ursinus five downs Pennhurst by 77-20 • Hockey play day is held today; precedes annual hockey banquet • Joe Tropp, ex-Ursinus tackle, survives in shark-infested sea, alone on raft • Soccer team defeats Haverford College, 4-0, on opponents' ground • Legless men dance; armless play games; morale is high at Walter Reed Hospital • Reporter investigates old buttonwood tree down on football field • Shoppers have 11 days to hustle and bustle • Wave officers are selected from ranks of enlisted women • Vocation tests may be scored

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Ursinus College


Collegeville, Pennsylvania


Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, newspaper, Christmas, Melvin K. Whiteleather, Messiah, Cub and Key Society, Curtain Club, Norman E. McClure, John Bates, Franklin I. Sheeder, Betty Bradway, soccer, field hockey, Joseph Tropp, Navy, basketball


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This is a digitized copy of the Ursinus Weekly, Volume 44, Number 5.

Joy Harter and Adele Kuntz, editors-in-chief.

The Ursinus Weekly, December 11, 1944



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