Sunday, August 21, 2011

NEWSPAPER TIDBIT: Danville Students Attending College (1919)

from The Republican (Danville, Indiana) – issue of Thursday, September 11, 1919 – page 1, column 4:

Large Number Leaving to Attend College

With the opening of colleges and universities, young people of Danville are preparing for another year at higher institutions of learning.

The number planning to go away to school is unusually large this year.

Mary Agnes Showalter leaves Tuesday. She will continue her work at Butler this year.

Robert Hollowell, Jr. will leave Sunday to attend Indiana University. Bruce and Bratcher DeMarcus will also re-enter Indiana.

The Misses Helen Parker, Jeanette Wilson and Anna Martha Osborn will leave within the week to enter Earlham College at Richmond.

Miss Unity Thomas, Darvin Thomas, Estie Hunt and Donald Hogate leave the last of the week to enter DePauw at Greencastle.

Miss Josephine Hornaday will attend Wisconsin University again this year. She leaves the last of the month.

Miss Mary Edwards, Myrle Vogel, and Glendon Scearce have left for Lafayette to take up their work at Purdue.

James Bridges left Friday for Pittsburgh, Pa., to enter a technical school in that city. Orin Shutts left Monday for Chicago University to enter the School of Mechanical Drawing.

Otis Gulley, Jr. left Wednesday for Lafayette to enter the Civil Engineering department of Purdue University.

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