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1947

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Sketch Presents Jan 1947

Sketch Presents

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A cross-section of student writing as varied in tone and form and perspective as life and living are, designed for cover-to-cover reading...


Fable, Terry Hallagan Jan 1947

Fable, Terry Hallagan

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In a little town nestled in the mountains of Switzerland lived an old watch-maker...


Etching, Elizabeth Adams Jan 1947

Etching, Elizabeth Adams

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Crusted silver leaves drift down upon a silver scene...


Picture, J J S Jr. Jan 1947

Picture, J J S Jr.

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One long low lake, Two long low skies, Two round white moons, Like two dead eyes...


Pacific Paradise, Robert Stephens Jan 1947

Pacific Paradise, Robert Stephens

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Like snow that heat can not melt, bleached white coral tortures our tired eyes...


Next Spring, Helen Mcelhinney Jan 1947

Next Spring, Helen Mcelhinney

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Beck sat still. "It is possible to shut someone out. It's got to be...


Lethe Undiscovered, J J S Jr. Jan 1947

Lethe Undiscovered, J J S Jr.

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In this eternal sleep the brain is quick, And memory dissects itself...


Redeployment, Edwin Sidey Jan 1947

Redeployment, Edwin Sidey

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The wind, cold from Arctic seas, flattened like a crouching animal as it rushed in across the barren coastal hills...


The Hitchhiker, Charles Merlet Jan 1947

The Hitchhiker, Charles Merlet

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The sun warmed the crisp autumn air. The hitchhiker looked anxiously down the road...


My House, J J S Jr. Jan 1947

My House, J J S Jr.

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Old ghosts tread silver grey soft dust- Dead actors acting out dead plays-...


They, Phyllis Thompson Jan 1947

They, Phyllis Thompson

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They've won again. They're always winning. And They don't just barely win; They break records with Their victories; They win decisively...


In Line Of Duty, Burnell Held Jan 1947

In Line Of Duty, Burnell Held

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LIEUTENANT COLE tore the end off the brown envelope and finished out the yellow message blank. He moved under the low, wooden, cellar beam where the gasoline lantern was suspended and began to read. ". . . send officer and party of 3 men . . ." he swore to himself . . . "to act in lieu of artillery observer . . . in position by 1800 hours . . ."...


Brown Boxes, Pat Minear Jan 1947

Brown Boxes, Pat Minear

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"HELLUVA life, isn't it? Pick 'em up, set 'em down, but -'•--'•-they keep coming down that damn chute." Slim picked up another box from the long chute that fell from the top floor of the factory down to the box car where we were working...


Belly-Case, Frederick Young Jan 1947

Belly-Case, Frederick Young

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THE man in the bed beside me was going to die. The nurses knew there was nothing that could be done for him, and most of the patients knew it too. All day long he had lain there straining, and trying to breathe. Sweat rolled down his face and he caught his breath with a high, sucking sound...


The Corrupter, Said Jibrin Jan 1947

The Corrupter, Said Jibrin

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HELLO, Blue Eyes." "Hello. Do you know me?" "A man knows his property. You are mine." "Yours!!?" "Yes, mine . . At least, you will be." "But I do not know you. I never saw you before."...


Vacuum, Richard Caplan Jan 1947

Vacuum, Richard Caplan

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THE morning sunlight filtered through the dirt-streaked window of Harry Ellis' bedroom to the few items of furniture which held most of Harry's belongings...


In The Background, Bernice Fox Jan 1947

In The Background, Bernice Fox

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. . . of fall quarter, 1947. Beautiful Indian summer until cold snow in November. Several rainy weekends, notably on Homecoming days...


The Alumni Forum, Bernice Fox Jan 1947

The Alumni Forum, Bernice Fox

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(Editor's Note: With this issue, SKETCH presents the first of a series of invitational comments by prominent graduates...


Transition, Lawrence Moeska Jan 1947

Transition, Lawrence Moeska

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IN A stunned silence we huddled around the makeshift receiver as the Honolulu reporter continued, ". . . Marianas-based reconnaissance planes returned from the scene with reports that a huge tower of smoke and dust still hovers some -10,000 feet over the Japanese City...


To Be A Blue Squirrel, Charlene Stettler Jan 1947

To Be A Blue Squirrel, Charlene Stettler

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TIME had stopped for her. Here it was again—the old argu- -™- ment made of so many little ones—it had been gathering momentum for weeks. It batted its head against a brick wall and then plodded back for a fresh start...


The Wheel, Margret Wallace Jan 1947

The Wheel, Margret Wallace

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THERE were three coke glasses on the table, two of them -**- empty. Mary's long slim fingers wound nervously around the third one, rhythmically, monotonously swishing the ice around...


Monologue From Suzy, Ruth Hackett Jan 1947

Monologue From Suzy, Ruth Hackett

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NO, NO. You gotta put them on with handles straight off to the right. See. Like this...


The Monster, Billie M. Allen Mrs. Jan 1947

The Monster, Billie M. Allen Mrs.

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THE child sat on a pillow at her mother's feet, wide-eyed, ""- straining to hear the conversation between her father and his visitor on the other side of the fire-place...


The Dispossessed, Burnell Held Jan 1947

The Dispossessed, Burnell Held

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FOR all its destruction, there is something powerful in a flood, something spell-binding to watch. . . . People moving. I had seen them on the Autobahn, riding in the old buses, those rust and green camouflaged buses that different groups had commandeered, fully loaded and sometimes flying red flags...


Home Sweet Home, Donald C. Ohl Jan 1947

Home Sweet Home, Donald C. Ohl

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FOR all its destruction, there is something powerful in a flood, something spell-binding to watch. . . . People moving. I had seen them on the Autobahn, riding in the old buses, those rust and green camouflaged buses that different groups had commandeered, fully loaded and sometimes flying red flags..


Decision`, Oliver A. Nelson Jan 1947

Decision`, Oliver A. Nelson

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LITTLE Joe Thornton looked at me and asked, "How about -a—i you? Are you with us?"...


Books You Might Like, Bernice Fox Jan 1947

Books You Might Like, Bernice Fox

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(Editor's Note: BOOKS & COKES, sponsored by SKETCH, presents regular weekly student-planned and student-presented book reviews in the Oak Room in I he Memorial Union throughout fall and spring Quarters. Supplementing that program, here are brief, student endorsements of more of the current books they've liked.)...


Iowa Crisis, Howard Johnson Jan 1947

Iowa Crisis, Howard Johnson

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ED JENSEN pushed open the screen door and studied the clouds gathering in the west. His tanned forehead wrinkled as a troubled expression crept over his face...


The Last Week, Harlan Mills Jan 1947

The Last Week, Harlan Mills

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IN THE days before Galileo, when all Truth was to be found in the Scriptures and in Aristotle, there was in a certain monastery a monk called Timothy....


Sketch Presents, Dwaine Marvick Jan 1947

Sketch Presents, Dwaine Marvick

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A study of human nature, from a dozen varied perspectives, in this first issue of its fourteenth year of publication. Written by students, run by students, supported by students, Sketch believes that the content of each manuscript is the author's own responsibility...