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October 14, 1939 - Image 6

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The Michigan Daily, 1939-10-14

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Nerve To Enter Burning Well
Won AP Job For Daily WriterP M

Sigrid An'e, '22, Recalls done, He couldn't tell.me much
(company ethics) but enough to-
Early Writing Activity break the story."
And Former 'Daily'Days After her Daily days, Miss Arne
accepted a position on the Cleveland
By ELIZABETH M. SHAW Plain Dealer and quit after three
and ESTHER OSSER months because they wouldn't give
The girl who received an Associather a city room job. She spent three
ed Press job because she had the months teaching in Cleveland, a job
nervesto go into a flaming oil well is which she loathed. Then, after ten-
nere t g ino flmig ol ellising a department store 'she couia
Sigrid Arne, nee Agnes Holmquist, imo teiadetists she c-
'22,whoonc wrte ewsstoiesforimprove their advertisements,, she ac-
22, who once wrote news stories for cepted a copywriters job.
The Dily.Her Big Love: Reporting
"There was a fire zone thrown h er big ove: reporting
around the burning well, she said, Then to her big love: reporting.
"and only oil field fire squads were She went to Oklahoma where she
permitted in. I coaxed an oil man got a job through a friend. She's
to lend me some oil field clothes, and worked every minute since, and much
got by the fire marshal for a whole, of it has been extremely fatiguing,
wild, exciting afternopn when just she said. Not much pay, as pay
one spark could have blown us all goes. Six months in Muskogee, then
into the next adventure. ' a year in Oklahoma City. Then some
"For three days after, my lungs months of the Detroit News which
burned. The gas had been heavy in was too staid for her bursting am-
the air. That story attracted at- bition." Back to Oklahoma for a
tention in New York. I had friends year. On the Cleveland News for
there. Got an introduction, brought two years, and then to the Washing-
a scrap book along, and two years ton Associated Press in 1932.
later I was hired," Miss Arne ex- A background in French and Rus-
plained. sian literature, as well as English,
First Scoop On Daily plenty of. philosophy, plenty of eco-
Miss Arne, whose life since The nomics, singling out other students
Daily has consisted chiefly of leg that had curiosity and the ability to
work and deadlines, admits that her, talk, getting your manuscripts and
first scoop as a reporter for The stories into campus publications-
Daily was the result of a bald lie. actually, the very Pollyanna-ish de-
"; -- sire to know a lot about everything
"I was a wet-behind-the-ears in a hurry, all the while maintaining
freshman who was annoyed that the a dead-pan that said nothing could
afternoon mail was late (homesick, surprise your sophisticated self were
she admitted). So I had a hunch. chosen by Miss Arne as things seri-
I went down to the station. Things ously important to the "Lit" student
looked a little queer. So I lied. I ously i ant t"'u.
of the early '20's.
told a brakeman that my uncle was "Thoughts of Ann Arbor now bring
the engineer of the three o'clock. He back the smell of lilacs, the tremen-
looked very sorry for me. Told me dously happy feeling of life being
there'd been a wreck up the :line,very rich, the lovely friends, many of
and my uncle was at the Ann Arbor whom I've kept. And Phil Diamond's
hospital. Well, that's the first any- orchestra at ' the Union playing
body knew, at least in Ann Arbor. "Breeze Through The T'ees," Miss
"So I waltzed up tj the hospital, Arne reminisced.
told the same lie, and was ushered Miss Arne dropped her given name
right in to the busted-up engineer, because "Agnes Holmquist was too
His face was almost covered with long and too hard for hinterland
bandages, but I could see his grin Americans to pronounce. The first
anyway when I told him what I'd name, Sigrid, she'd always wanted.
The last name was just an exercise
, in phonetics.
Alpha Gamma Sigma i
Holds Entertainment Litzenberg Will Speak
.At Lunchedn Tomorrow
Alpha Gamma Sigma, the only in-
dependent women's sorority to be Prof. Karl Litzenberg, director of
found on campus, will entertain residence halls, will speak on "The
rushees at a pre-football luncheon at Place of the Residence Halls in
.1 p.m. today at the home of Mrs. Modern Collegiate Education," tomor-
Ledru Davis, 506 S. 5th Ave, row noon at the dedicatory luncheon
Misshenby Larson, president, re- in Walwood Hall of the Western State
vealed plans for a dinner Monday in Teachers College in Kalamazoo. The
the University Grill as the climax Student Health and Personnel Build-
of the series of rushing parties which ing and the .new residence hall for
the sorority has -been holding. men will be dedicated.


Upon her surrender to police at Dallas, Tex., Vtrs. Vera Gallogy was
taken to see her husband, Richard Gallogy, wealthy escaped Georgia
convict. Mrs. Gallogy is charged with aiding in the escape. After their
embrace the fugitive was retuined to his cell to await an extradition
fight, and his wife was released on $2,500 bond.

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payment, a messenger will be sent SUNSHINE LAUNDRY
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charge of 10c. Dial 6964
For further information call
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1 Pr. Pajamas................18
STRAYED, LOST, FOUND -1 5' Handerkchiefs............10
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Just out of drydock and pronounced in good condi tion, the 68-year-old barkentine Bear
shown at the Boston navy yard where a new 600-horse power engine was installed. The veteran
uled to take Admiral Richard Byrd and explorers to the Antarctic on an expedition for which
appropriated about $340,000.

You can bet that Butch "Vincent" Marino doesn't mind being a foot-
ball hero to Margie Toretto (left) and Anna Calore after he and the
Hell's Kitchen "Frankensteins" had battled with the "Panthers" in
New York.

Driveway gravel, washed pebbles.
Killins Gravel .Cnmnanv Phnne


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