Wednesday, August 3, 2011

NEWSPAPER TIDBIT: Danville Residents Attending College (1921)

from The Republican (Danville, Indiana) – issue of Thursday, September 8, 1921 – page 1, column 4:

With September here, young people of Danville are leaving almost every day to take up school work in colleges and universities. By the end of the week, the exodus will be complete. Indiana, Purdue and DePauw claim most of the students. Mary Edwards, Irene Thompson and Margaret Scearce have left for Lafayette to continue their work at Purdue. Lawrence Franklin, Glendon Scearce, Ben Barnett, Herman Pevler and Karroll Sallust will leave this week to take up work at Purdue. Estie Hunt, Darwin Thomas and Paul Pierson are planning to take up work at Bloomington at Indiana university. Professor Louis Winternheimer will leave to enter graduate work at the university this week. Donald HOgate and Harold Cook have left for DePauw and John Harvey and Kreigh Miles will leave next week for DePauw. Jeannette Wilson and Ann Martha Osborn will return to Earlham to take up their work. Lucile Nichols and Robert Hollowell, Jr., will go to the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, and Mary Agnes Showalter left Tuesday to resume her studies at the University of Illinois, at Champaign. Ben Harrison, who graduated from Indiana last year, will continue his study of medicine at the Indianapolis department of I.U. Mabel Crawley will soon leave for Oxford to enter school. Mary Marguerite Dougan leaves October 4, for Washington, D.C., to enter National Park seminary near that city.

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