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STUDENT ASSEMBLY
Dr. Matzki of Cornell Speaks
Student Assembly opened last
Friday morning Willi the customary singing of A1 liia Mater. The
meeting was in charge of Myskania. Lyra Waterhotisc, '19, introduced Dr. Brubacher, who expressed his pleasure at being able
to officially fcive his approval of the
Red Cross campaign.
lie said
that although the country is war
weary, still it will not deny the
continued importance of the Red
Cross.
This organization exists
primarily to soften the hardships of
war, but also aims lo alleviate suffering in peace limes. It makes
itself indispensable in case of discontinued on page 4
COLLEGE
FOR
BY THE, CLASS OI<
ALBANY, N. Y.,
TEACHERS
1918
DECEMBER 19, 1918
Lecture on "Italy in The War"
Prof. Clark of Rome, Italy, to Lecture a t Friday's Assembly
Prof. Clias. Upson Clark, director
of the American Academy in Rome
and Head of the American School
for Classical Studies in Rome, will
give an illustrated lecture on the
recent Italian offensive on the
Piave river. Prof. Clark has been
in Italy during most of the critical
years of the war. He has traveled
extensively in Albania, Galicia, and
Montenegro.
Being an expert
photographer himself he has accumulated a stock of excellent pic-
tures. His pictures on the Italian
offensive arc said to be unusually
interesting.
Prof, Clark speaks Italian like a
native and will be able to give the
Italian point of view and reproduce
to some extent the Italian atmosphere of the war.
Students should be in their seats
promptly at 9 o'clock in order that
the lecturer may have all the necessary time.
ART STUDENTS
ATTEND LECTURE
DR. ARTHUR G. WARD
DEAD
A R T H U R C. M A R O N E Y
RETURNS
Professor Zug Discusses War Cartoonists
Head of French Department
Passes Away at Ogdensburg.
Dr. Arthur Gustave Ward, head
of the French Department at State
College, died Saturday at Ogdensburg, where he was taken for treatment the day before. Due, it is
thought, to over study, Dr. Ward's
health became so poor that he was
granted a year's leave of absence
from college during the summer,
Treatment at local hospitals seemed
to give no aid toward his recovery,
and he was moved to Ogdensburg
for special treatment last Friday.
Continued on page 4
Corporal Arthur, C. Maroncy,
former men's gym. instructor, returned to college last Thursday,
Thursday afternoon the members of the Art Department had
the pleasure of hearing a lecture on
war pictures and posters by Professor George B, Zug at: the Historical Art Rooms. Professor Zug
hn'S been at Dartmouth College for
some time and is practically the
only person to speak on his topic
authoritatively.
He opened his talk by declaring
that in the early days of the war
people said: "There is no art now;
art is too unessential for warContinued on page 4
MCMAHON ELECTED
CHEER LEADER
Last Year's Leader Gets Lead of
46 Votes
As a result of Monday's all-day
balloting, Lawrence M. McMahon,
'20, was elected cheer leader by 46
votes. Ralph J. Baker, '21, the
other candidate, will hold the position of assistant cheer leader.
The success which McMahon
had last year undoubtedly won the
election for him. Baker, being a
new and untried candidate, came
in second in the race, but his work
in the position of assistant will
surely show up his ability. With
two such leaders as McMahon and
Baker, State College will surely
hold its own in noisemakiiig at
games and assemblies.
SPANISH CLUB
Spanish Club, held its first meeting of the year last Wednesday
afternoon at 3:50 o'clock in Room
209.
Beatrice Sullivan, '19, the
president of the club, presided. A
short business meeting was held at
which Miss Sullivan asked the
members of the club if they would
consider another day or hour for
the ' meeting, since the Freshmen
are now barred.
Professor Stinard was then introduced, and gave an interesting
lecture on South America. It is
Continued oiv page 4
SANTA VISITS
STATE
COLLEGE
G. A. A. Has Jolly Time.
On Friday last, lo and behold,
dear old Santa came to visit many
happy children at State College.
They were happy children indeed,
for they all came promptly at seven
with dolls and teddy bears, and
even go-carts.
They were good
little children, too, from babies in
long dresses to little boys and girls
of ten, and Santa gave everyone of
them a present.
Three of these children were
made doubly happy by a pleasant
surprise from Miss Bennett, They
were the winners of the G. A, A,
song contest. One of these three
little girls who brought honor to
her .class before in the Junior.song
to the Freshmen, again became the
Continued on page 4
PER YEAR
F R O S H D O " K . P."
Cafeteria Cleaned by Rule Breakers
on Second Penalty Day
The second Freshman penalty
day of the year came last Friday.
The frosli whose name had been
posted on the bulletin board by the
soph vigilance committee, assembled in the lower hall at 4:15 p. in.
From here they were escorted to
the college cafeteria, where they
had a taste of real army life, doing
K. P.
Pots and pans were
scoured, tables cleaned, floors
scrubbed, under the able' supervision of sophs and cooks.
Hooray for Inter-class spirit, '21
and '22!
AMY SHELLEY WRIGHT
The sudden death of Amy Shelley Wright, '20, occurred at her
home No. 102 Jay street, city, on
Friday, December 13th.
Funeral
services were held from the home
Monday.
Besides her father and mother,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Shelley,
she is survived by iier husband,
Continued on page 3
ADDITION TO FACULTY
Mr. Fulsome to Instruct in
Mathematics
State College is fortunate in acquiring on its faculty Mr. Fulsome,
who is to take charge of MathemaMr. Fulsome studied for
tics I.
two years in Dartmouth college.
From
there
he went to Manchester,
i\T. H , where he taught until 1908.
Continued on page 4
THE FRESHMAN
OFFICERS ARRIVE
Late — but not daunted! Not a
bit! We had to have that many
elections because we were all so
desirable!
We wanted to elect
everybody, and tried valiantly to
pull off that stunt. You see — we
arc original Freshmen I Our first
election happened on November IS.
The meeting was called to order
by Donald Tower, '19, a member of
Myskania, after which the class of
'22 nominated officers.
That first day we had a strenuContinucd on page 3
$1.50
Y. W. C. A. CHRISTMAS PARTY
Corporal Maroney
Settlement Youngsters Entertained
after being discharged from Camp
Grant, 111., where he was in an
O. T. C.
As yet Mr. Maroney has nor decided whether lie will return as an
instructor this year or not. The
entire student body hopes that he
may arrange to remain as instructor, and to coach the Basket Ball
team, as lie so.ably did last year.
Y. W. C, A. held its annual
Christmas patry last Saturday
afternoon in the college gymnasium.
Every year the C. A.
Christmas party has been an event
looked forward to, for every one
always has such a good time.
However, this year's party surpassed all previous ones, for we
not only enjoyed ourselves imContinued on page 3
VARSITY STARTS PRACTICE
Three Letter Men of Last Year's Team are Back
The basket-ball, season has Barry, '21, all stars of last year's
started at last and' is going at a Varsity.
good rate of speed. Captain FitzArthur C. Maroncy, last year's
gerald, '19, has had the men work- coach and physical director at the
u p out in the Albany High gym- college, is back in town. He was
nasium every night beginning Mon- in the O. T. C. at Camp Grant, HI.,
day from S:30 until 7:00. The men but was mustered, out of service
are being worked 'hard in dribbling tvvo weeks ago. His splendid work
and short passes.
with the team last year makes him
The outlook for a successful sea- a desirable candidate for coach.
son is bright, With.the return of. Lawrence S. Hill, city physical
Lieutenant Curtin, '19, a winning: director, has also been named for
team surely can be built around, coach. ' ' • ; " ' > • • > , . > • •
Captain Fitzgerald and Marty'
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THE STATE COLLEGE
NEWS
Vol, III December 19, 1918 No, 10
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EDITORIALS
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND
HAPPY NEW YEAR. EVERYBODY!
. That is what the " News " wishes
for everybody at college,
Go home and have a glorious vacation, fill) of good limes and real
Christmas spirit. Then come back,
rested, loaded with New Year's
resolutions, and full of the spirit
which will conquer the exams
ahead, and bring the first semester
,to a victorious ending.
The next issue of the " N e w s "
will be published January 9, 1919.
The New Year will be more than
a week old, so the " N e w s " wishes
everyone a Happy New Year now.
And may success be I he cause of
much of the happiness!
IS COLLEGE TO BE A
DEAD REFORMATORY?
Everyone knows that the spirit
of State College is improving. Real
college spirit has been born here,
and organizations are going to.nurture it along until we have famous
traditions the same as any college.
The students are "playing u p "
remarkably.
The Frosh have
shown that they arc really with us
— and the other classes have been
" there " all the time. The men are
working hard to make a team.
They have worked hard all year to
keep a college spirit going while
they were in the ^ S. A, T. C.
But is is admitted, world-wide,
that " All work and no play makes
Jack a dull boy," The men of this
college do not go about with an injured air, nor arc they consumed
with self-pity. But they arc justly
indignant that all they can do is to
work. For some absurd and idiotic
reason, social events, especially
where dancing is desired, are
branded in this institution as
though they were to be responsible
for some hideous plague, Yet how
harmless such things really are!
Consider the Junior-Frosh Reception.
Did anything unlawful
happen? Was there ever a nicer
" p a r t y " held in our gym? And;
there were men, some of them outsiders, there too! Was there ever
a more dignified and delightful ball
held than either of the two military
STATE COLLEGE NEWS, DECEMBER 19, 1918
affairs at the Vinccntian Insti- be punctual in their attendance at
assembly.
This was, no doubt,
tute?
College is dubbed by outsiders as added to the announcement as a
ai reformatory, All students know hint concerning the feelings of our
that,
And we begin to wonder President on the matter of student
ourselves if it isn't to become such attitude toward the weekly assema place. True, the girls can have bly periods.
very proper little parties where
Last week's " News " contained
they play infant games, and may an editorial comment on the lack of
even dance with each oilier. But a courtesy in student attitude toward
maul Shivers and horrors! Peda- speakers. It is not necessary to
gogical dignity of future teachers re-hash that matter, and it is Unmight suffer!
fortunate; that this nevy phase of
The foregoing may sound slight- the question has to.come up, but
ly exaggerated and somewhat too when more than half a semester is
sarcastic, But sincere pleas don't gone and people have not learned
seem to get us anywhere, Serious- to be prompt, it becomes necessary
ly, are we ever going to be old to take sonic action.
enough to be allowed the joys all
To lecture to college people on
normal adults enjoy? If we are to such a subject as punctuality is
be trained men and women in one ridiculous — so ridiculous that the
or four years, (it to control high " News" will not attempt to do so.
school students, can we not be There is not a person here who
spared the indignity of being needs to. have the necessity and
treated as irresponsible children even decency of respectful punctunow?
ality pointed nut.
If dances, properly supervised
Therefore it is only necessary to
and chaperoned dances, could be stale that every student is expected
held at college, and we could invite to be in his or her seat promptly
men from, and outside of, college, at 9:05 every Friday morning. And
there would not be the tendency to every student must and will be
frequent places less desirable. Ex- there.
perience 'has taught parents that it
is best to allow their children to
have pleasures at home, for they A FROSH SPEAKS FOR
will have pleasures somewhere. By
RED CROSS
analogy, Ye Powers that Be, let us
have some of our pleasures — the
While we are making preparakind we really want — at " home"— tions for a Merry .Christinas, we
under the wing of our own Alma should not forget that there are
Mater.
many people who are suffering and
who need help from us all.
We
are
given an opportunity this week
PAGE 2, COLUMN 4
to show our thouglitfiilncss of them
bv doing something for the Red
Yes, look! Page 2, column 4, Cross.. A Red Cross Membership
is headed "tax slackers." It is a Drive is being held in college under
column that is a disgrace to State the leadership of several captains
College, yet is one of those " neces- and their lieutenants, These peosary, evils," apparently.
ple will be sure to look us all up,
In all, thirty-six hours have been and when they conic to us we
given over by Mr. .Hidl'cy to col- should be ready to say good-bye
lecting the student, lax.
The to our dollar bills with a smile.
"News" has bceir giving weekly rePerhaps, now that the war is
minders, student assembly notices over, we think the work of the Red
have emphasized the importance of Cross also ceases; but, very much
this' duty, and common conversation to the contrary, it goes on just the
hasiljeld the matter in-constant at- same. There' may be no sick and
tention. Yet thirty or more people wounded soldiers to care for in the
have shown themselves .slackers. future, but there arc always homeSome of these are honor men who less and needy ones, put in such
have returned since the last day of conditions by (ires, earthquakes and
collection. Accordingly, ;they have epidemics.
It is always the Red
one more chance, and their names Cross that is on baud at such times.
are omitted from today's list.
Although we personally do not
The matter of excuses is easily know of these misfortunes, neverdisposed of. The above paragraph theless they exist all over the
shows that ignorance of the matter country.
is not possible.
It may be hard
A great effort is being made to
for some to get $Si00, but others have a one hundred per cent memhave done it, and it is only fair that bership in the Senior, Junior,
all do so.
Moreover, during the Sophomore and Freshman classes,
five-weeks period of vacation any- as well as -in the faculty. There is
one could have earned $5.00.
a desire that each person in State
Particularly disgraceful is the College may be seen wearing a
fact that the upper classes .have the Red Cross button. While we are
longest lists. This is too small a buying our Christmas presents, let's
matter to comment on. •
be sure to lay aside ONE dollar for
While the entire college suffers the good cause; and let's make a
a black eye by a weekly slacker list decision that that dollar is- not to
in its publication, far worse is "the be touched for any other purpose.
effect on the individuals. They are
Cone on, Freshmen, and everymarked people whose only chance one! Let's have a record that will
to drop out of the limelight is to be worth showing to those outside
pay u p — when it is almost too of our College! :
' '22.
late.
It is to be hoped that the issue of
January ninth will contain no such
NOTICE TO READERS
column as the one which inspires
this editorial. Christmas vacation
offers a chance to earn $5.00. Who
All articles handed in to the
will fail to do so?
Board for consideration on the
editorial page must be signed by
the name of the writer, If desired,
PUNCTUAL ATTENDthe name will be withheld when the
ANCE AT ASSEMBLY article
is published. This custom
is in use among colleg publications
At the end of the notice concern- generally, and has been followed
ing to-morrow's lecture on " Italy by the " News" since it's foundain the War," which was sent to the tion. Such a rule' is necessary for
" News " by President Brubacher, obvious reasons. Future contributhere occurs an exhortation from tors will please note the above
the President himself that students statements.
TAX SLACKERS
NOTE—The list printed below
contains the names of those students of State College who are
slackers in the matter of paying
their student tax. This list will be
published weekly until it ceases to
exist. Names will be dropped as
fast as tax is paid. The names of
those honor men who have just returned and have not had opportunity to pay are omitted this week.
They will be added hereafter if
unpaid.
(Signed), MYSKANIA.
SENIORS
Curtis, Marion
Forster, Agnes
Cosier, Amelia
Hall, Lclah
Hicks, Eula
Johnston, Florence
Pollock, Katheriiie
Putnam, Marion
Sullivan, Edith
Vogel, Marl ha
Wood, Bessie
JUNIORS
Bennett, Lanita
Cofmers, Jean Ames
Corr, Elizabeth
Graves, Emma
[-Toga 11, Anna
Possom, Marion
SOPHOMORES
Applcton, Isabel
Lavery, Clara
FRESHMEN
Chapman, Neva
Dix, Mary
Hals ted, Dived
Nichols, Belle
Nichols, Viole'
Silver, Edith
Sweeney, William
OFFICIAL NOTICES
The .holiday recess will begin at
the close of recitations on Friday,
December 20, and regular work will
be resumed at 8:10 o'clock on Friday, January .1, 1919.
The attention of all students is
called to the following provision of
the attendance rules: "An absence
on the opening or closing clay of a'
semester or upon the day instruction ends or is resumed at a recess
or vacation period, shall count the
full number of permissible absences
in a given course."
During this week notices will be
sent from the Dean's office to all
students whose work has been reported by their instructors as unscatisfactoryfor the first half of the
semester. No student should feel
that he is discredited by the receipt
of such a notice, but should clearly
understand that credit for the
semester in the subject in which he
may now be deficient depends in
large part upon his zeal and industry for the remaining weeks of the
semester.
All students should perhaps be
reminded, that the following rule is
in operation this year: " N o credit
toward r graduations shall be given
for anj course in the major' or
minor group with a grade below
BULLETIN BOARD RULES
1; Section One shall be used for
njtices of outside activities of interest to college students.
2. Section Two and Three shall
be used for attractive posters for
college meetings such as clubs, lectures, etc. These notices shall be
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3. Section F o u r shall he used for
n o t i c e s of c o m m i t t e e
meetings,
e v e n t s of s t u d e n t interest o t h e r
t h a n m e e t i n g s , and notices of o r g a n i z a t i o n s o t h e r than m e e t i n g s .
T h e s e notices shall be w r i t t e n o n
p a p e r or cards not smaller than 4 x
S inches or larger than S x 12
inches.
4. L o s t and found articles, w a n t
ads., and for sale notices arc to be
placed on the " E c h o " bulletin
b o a r d in t h e basement.
5. All n o t i c e s must he dated a n d
m u s t be w r i t t e n in ink.
6. All notices must be taken
d o w n within t w o days after the
date of the c e n t advertised.
Dec. 12, 1918
MYSKANIA.
KAPPA DELTA RHO
NOTES
P r i v a t e " E l i " W h i t n e y , ex-'19,
h a s been m u s t e r e d out of Cornell
S. A. T . C. and is h o m e for t h e
h o l i d a y s . H e is to enter Cornell in
J a n u a r y , t a k i n g the course in Civil
Engineering.
L i e u t e n a n t Gerald Curtin, '19, of
C o m p G r a n t , 111., has r e t u r n e d to
college.
P r i v a t e A r t h u r W o o d w a r d , '18,
has been m u s t e r e d *out of service at
C o m p McClellan, Aiiniston, Alab a m a , and is h o m e for the holidays.
F i r s t L i e u t e n a n t A. E. D c d i c k e
w a s in t o w n last week-end.
G a m m a entertained at dinner at
t h e college cafeteria and at a p a r t y
a t P r o c t o r ' s F r i d a y evening. A l t h o u g h it w a s Friday, the thirt e e n t h , t h e r e were thirteen m e n
a b o u t t h e table.
Four new men,
R a l p h B a k e r , '21, Maurice H a t h o r n ,
'21. R i c h a r d O'Brien, '20, G e o r g e
S c h i a v o n c , '20, w e r e entertained by
the following K a p p a Delta R o
m e m b e r s : E d w a r d S p r i n g m a n , '20,
D o n a l d T o w e r , '19, V a n Lobdell,
'20, L a r r y M c M a h o n , '20, Gerald
Curtin, '19, K e n n e t h H o l b e n , '20,
M a r t i n B a r r y , '19, " E l i " W h i t nej', ex-'19, R e g i n a l d Bruce, '21.
ALPHA EPSILON PHI
Alpha Epsilon Phi extends her
sincerest sympathy to Ruth G.
Greenblath, '21, in the loss of her
sister, Mrs. M. L. Cramer, of Schenectady.
E d y t h e Sherman spent the weekend with friends in Schenectady.
Sarah Rabiner, of our alumnae,
recently entertained the girls at
her h o m e on Morris street,
Many of us are planning to attend the Alpha Epsilon Phi Convention to be held during Christmas week in N e w York City. D e l e gates from all chapters will be
present.
HOME ECONOMICS
NOTES
Miss W i l s o n a n d the girls of the
P r a c t i c e H o u s e g a v e an informal
tea to the H o m e E c o n o m i c s faculty, Dean Pierce, and the Senior If.
E, girls.
F r a n c i s B a r m a n , '16, w a s recently a visitor at S. C. T . Miss B a r num ha« c o m p l e t e c h a r g e of all the
H . E. w o r k at Sullin's College,
Bristol, Va.
A n n a M o r e y K i m b l e , a two-year
course g r a d u a t e of 1912, is returning to college to begin w o r k in the
cafeteria as paid cmploj'-ee. Mrs.
K i m b l e is t a k i n g up this work in
o r d e r t o . p e r f e c t herself in cafeteria
m a n a g e m e n t , with the view of later
s t a r t i n g a lunch r o o m .
T h e r e are a b o u t t h i r t y regular
b o a r d e r s in the cafeteria at present.
SENIOR CLASS
NOTES
A t the Senior class m e e t i n g held
d u r i n g p a r t of chapel period last
F r i d a y m o r n i n g , H a r i o t P o o l e was
elected class cheer leader and
J e a n e t t e Rcllcr w a s elected class
s o n g leader.
T h e a n n o u n c e m e n t that the Seniors would not be allowed a party
this year was m e t with much indignation by 1919.
JUNIOR NOTES
At the J u n i o r Class meeting
held last F r i d a y m o r n i n g VicePresident G e o r g e Schiavonc presided, in the a b s e n c e of H a r r i e t
Resingj Class P r e s i d e n t . T h e resignation of V a n Allen Lobdell
from the A t h l e t i c Council was accepted.
H i s s u c c e s s o r will be
elected later.
Mr. Schiavonc forcefully urged
the p a y m e n t of class dues and
blanket tax by t h o s e who have not
a l r e a d y done so, in o r d e r that t h e
reputation of '20 be kept up to its
usual high s t a n d a r d .
T h e m e e t i n g w a s closed with a
s h o r t class sing.
Y. W. C. A.
T h e Y. W . C. A. H o u s e , which
is located at 31 South Lake. Avenue, is n o w a p e r m a n e n t institution.
Miss Card, the physical
education i n s t r u c t o r , is acting as
h o u s e c h a p e r o n c . A t p r e s e n t nine
girls are living at the H o u s e :
Bettlah K e t t l e , h o u s e president;
H e l e n Reitz, L e o n a B a r o n , Marion
Benedict, D o r o t h y Buel, Elizabeth
Scott, M a r y Allen, E l e a n o r Coulter and Leila C o c k e n e r .
ACCORDING TO LAW
All men below the age of 19
m u s t take m i l i t a r y t r a i n i n g for 90
m i n u t e s each week.
I t is advisable that m e n a r r a n g e to take this
drill in the evening.
See David
A a r o n , ' '19, for m o r e definite inf o r m a t i o n on this subject.
FRENCH CLUB
A t the meeting held December
9, Elisa Rigouard, '22, took charge
after the singing of " La Marseillaise."
Miss Rigouard talked on the
significance of " Peace D a y " in
France, illustrating this by reading a letter from France, written
three days after the signing of the
armistice, A translation of Mark
Twain's " T h e N o t o r i o u s Jumping
Frog of Calaverous County," was
also read.
N E W Y O R K S T A T E COLLEGE FOR TEACHERS
OFFICIAL
CALENDAR
F R I D A Y , D E C . 20:
9 a. m.— Student Assembly
— Illustrated
Lecture,
" Italy in t h e W a r , " Professor
Charles
Upson
Clark. Auditorium.
5:50 p. m.— Christmas vacation begins.
A
MERRY CHRISTMAS
and a
HAPPY N E W YEAR
FRIDAY, JAN. 3:
8:10 a. m.— Instruction resumed.
9:00 a. m.— Student Assembly, Auditorium.
Y. W . C. A. P A R T Y
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menscly, hut, w h a t is far more important, we helped to make it possible for twenty-five kiddies from
the South E n d S e t t l e m e n t to have
a happy C h r i s t m a s party.
F r o m the lime the y o u n g s t e r s
trooped into flic g y m n a s i u m , each
accompanied by a C. A. sister, until they r e l u c t a n t l y departed, fun
and m e r r y - m a k i n g were in order.
" A l l those big g i r l s " joined in
playing the g a m e s much to the
great delight of the children. And,
if by chance, you had forgotten the
w o r d s of one of the s o n g s or the
tune, ,or even both, there was no
need for w o r r y , 'for the children
s a n g lustily, a n d j u s t " l o v e d " to
s h o w such big g i r l s how, to play.
After s o m e t i m e had beau thus
pleasantly passed, an announcem e n t w a s m a d e to the effect that
we were about to witness one of
the largest and m o s t s t u p e n d o u s
p r o d u c t i o n s of the movie world,
the p r o d u c e r h a v i n g paid most ext r a v a g a n t s u m s to secure the s t a r s ,
setting, etc. After we had laughed
and wept to capacity over the
h e a r t - r e n d i n g m e l o d r a m a , we relieved the tension of it all by playing m o r e g a m e s .
Games were in o r d e r until interrupted by the a p p e a r a n c e of no less
a p e r s o n a g e than S a n t a Clans himself. . H o w
those
youngsters
laughed and clapped their hands
And when
when they s a w h i m !
Santa Clans g a v e each one of t h e m
a p r e s e n t from the C h r i s t m a s tree
it almost seemed as if their j o y was
complete. T h e r e were cats in addition, p o p c o r n , ice-cream, apples
— j u s t e v e r y t h i n g that y o u n g s t e r s
enjoy so much.
-At 5:30 p. m. t h e y o u n g s t e r s left
the g y m n a s i u m with their presents
hugged tightly to them, and their
pockets filled with apples.
E v e r y o n e voted the party a huge
success.
AMY S H E L L Y WRIGHT
Continued from page 1
S e r g e a n t Alfred M. W r i g h t , to
w h o m she was married about a
year ago.
Mrs. W r i g h t w a s an active m e m ber of the J u n i o r class, and was
aictivc in all college affairs. T h e
college suffers a g r e a t loss in her
decease,
KAPPA DELTA
Harriet Rising, '20, lias been at
home because of illness during the
past week.
The Kappa D e l t a girls enjoyed a
Christmas party at the House
Wednesday night.
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FRESHMAN OFFICERS
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ous time. Our president, Eunice
Rice, w a s elected c o m p a r a t i v e l y
easily, but the rest! W e decided to
hold a second meeting. I t m e t in
the Auditorium, December 2. W e
acquired a treasurer that time,
Gladys Lodge, and a vice-president,
Gladys Thompson. But w e had to
meet again for our other officers.
On December 6 we nominated s o n g
leaders w h o aren't elected yet, and
cheer leaders, Winifred Dunn and
Kaithryn Merchant,
Finally, on
December 13, there evolved a secretary, Marjorie Maxwell, a reporter,
Sophia Rogers, and a cheer leader,
Kathryn Merchant. W e still have
a s o n g leader to come, and w e still
want to elect all of our candidates!
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STATE COLLEGE NEWS, DECEMBER 19, 1918
L. I., is visiting her sister, Miriam
STUDENT ASSEMBLY
Smith, '20, at the House, this week.
Continued from page 1
The i girls entertained some of
aster or famine anywhere. Ameri- the alumnae at a Christmas party
cans, by subscribing to this cause, Wednesday. The girls were in
can carry their ideals to all parts costume.
of the world.
Lovisa Vedder, '20, spent SaturDr. Matzki, medical advisor of day and Sunday with Maud Rose,
women at Cornell, was then pre- '18, at her home in Scotia,
sented. She spoke of the campaign
of the government to advise woETA PHI
men in matters physical. The demands of war brought forth woman
The Eta Phi girls were delightas. a leader. For. her to continue fully entertained at the Kappa
in this capacity, health is neces- Delta House last Friday evening.
sary. In order to prevent women
Professor Frank Stanbro, of
from returning to their old super- Schuylerville, N. Y., was the guest
ficial point of view, the govern- of his daughter, Florence Stanbro,
ment is taking steps to educate '21, on Friday.
them. A campaign has been instiMiss Jane Smith, of Troy, N".
tuted, nation-wide in scope. In Al- Y., spent the week-end with
bany it has taken the form of lec- Louise Perry, '21.
tures, many of them illustrated, at
Rev. W. Owen Williams, of
Chancellor's Hall.
Granville, N. Y., spent Friday with
his daughter, Myfanwy Williams,
'21.
ART STUDENTS
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time." But as time went on it beKAPPA NU NOTES
came evident that artists not only
Katherine Breen, '17,'has acceptwere giving the most valuable serv• ice in the way of maps, camouflage ed a position with the Department
work, etc., but also by their pic- of Agriculture in this city.
Private Kenneth Sullivan, who
tures and cartoons were doing
more than anything else to break has recently returned from France,
down the German morale. Louis was the guest of his sister, Edith
Raemakers alone produced one Sullivan, '19, last week.
thousand cartoons of such bitterness and appeal that the Kaiser ofSPANISH CLUB
fered twelve thousand gulden for
Continued from page 1
his body, dead or alive. At first interesting to note that although
all the work was purely voluntary, Spanish is spoken iti the countries
but after a while the various gov- along the western coast of South
ernments appointed several artists America, Portuguese is the official
from each country to work offici- language of the whole of the eastally.
ern part of Brazil, and that pure
Professor Zug then showed a Indian is still spoken in the inlong series of pictures and cartoons terior, while dialects of English,
representing work of artists of French and Dutch are spoken in
England, France, Italy, and Am- the Guianas.
erica. Among the British artists
Professor Stinarcl also described
were Muirhead Bone who has pro- very vividly for us the social con
duced a book written on the West- ditions now existing in South
ern Front; Joseph Pcnnell, who America.
He demonstrated how
has been working on an artistic many centuries must pass before
record of the war; Frank Brang- the races can become absorbed
wine, famous for his lithographs; sufficiently to bring about such a
Bairnsfather, noted for his humor; unity of feeling that South America
and Ncvenson, who is thought by can progress as North America has
many to be the greatest artist of done.
the war. There are two striking
characteristics of Nevenson's work:
DR. ARTHUR G. WARD
Its deep pathos and its new theme,
'Continued from page 1
namely, life seen from an airplane.
Dr.
Ward, who survived his wife
The French were represented by
by
only
three years, leaves two
many artists of equal grade; of
whom Foraine, Fadct and Favre daughters, one five years of age
and
one
three.
One sister, who restood out most prominently. Professor Zug is inclined to judge the sides in Syracuse, also survives.
The
funeral
services
were held
poster, "We'll Get Them," by
Favre as the greatest poster of from his late home at 851 Myrtle
avenue last Tuesday morning at
the war.
eleven.
A large number of stuIn closing, he said that England dents and faculty attended.
has produced the most picturesque
Dr.
Ward
came to State College,
work, France the most tragic, Italy occupying the
in French, in
the most beautiful, and.Louis Rae- 1911. Previous chair
that time he had
maker.s, representing Holland, the taken A. B., M.to
A.
and
Ph. D. demost commanding and effective.
grees in Yale University, and had
studied in European universities.
From 1901 to 1911 he was an inSOPHOMORE NOTES
structor in Yale.
At this time it seems fitting to
At the Sophomore Class meeting quote a paragraph from a tribute
Friday, Dec, 13, the following paid to Dr. Ward which was
members, were- nominated for song printed in the issue of October 3rd:
leader: Mary Whish, '21; Esther
" * * * To such students
Miller, Katherine McGarahan, 20; whose rare good fortune it was to
Miss Katherine Bald. A commit- have come into daily contact with
tee of songs and cheers was also him there is a distinct sense of loss.
appointed, consisting of , Alidah To work for him was a constant
Ballagh, Esther Miller, Martin pleasure, His courses were not
Barry and Ralph Baker. Further limited to the material contained
penalties for disobedient Freshmen within the covers of the books
were discussed by the class,
used. They were educative in the
largest sense of the word, They
were a constant appeal to intensive
DELTA OMEGA
and extensive study. His kindliness
and enthusiasm were infectious.
Marthai Gifford of Canaan, N, Y„ One could not remain long in his
spent the week-end at the House presence and be indifferent to the
as the guest of her sister, Jessie inspiration of his personality. We
feel that we have lost touch with a
Gifford, '20.
Mrs. L. R. Cutler of Ereeport, very near and true friend,"
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pride of her class, and stands out
as the writer of the best song. To
her was awarded the first prize.
Adalcnc Hall, '20, may some day
become famous through her ability.
Their song is well worthy of being
known by every G. A. A. girl.
Learn it. It is tuned to the chorus
of "Smiles,"
There are clubs enough in College,
There are clubs of every kind,
There are clubs that delve in " l i t "
and science,
And they surely do improve the
mind;
There are clubs for music, French
and Spanish
(And they all are splendid in
their way),
But there's one that brings us all
together —
And that one is our G. A, A.
G. A. A. will bid you welcome,
For no matter who you are
We are sure that you will find
enjoyment,
With no thought of class or
creed to mar;
We don't care if you are not
athletic
Or can't make a basket once a
day,
But we say, if you have caught
our spirit
Then, come on girls, to G,
, A. A.!
and Katherine McCarthy, third.
Much credit is due them for their
clever songs.
Catherine Boland
stands out not only for her cleverness in song writing, but as a cheer
leader too, for she was elected such
unanimously by G. A. A.
Much praise is due to the committee in charge for the unusual
success of the party. They were
Harriet Woolsey, '20, Marie Barry,
'19, Ernestine Owen and Winifred
Dunn, '22. Everyone enjoyed the
cleverness of Santa, whose roll was
played by Miss Futtcrer.
During the evening each class
gave a clever stunt. The Freshmen class, represented by Eunice
Rice in baby clothes, was brought
to the party in a go-cart by her
bigger sisters, and they recited a
piece about the " Freshmen class,
it ain't seen Christmas yet." Everybody had a jolly good time.
ADDITION TO FACULTY
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He then went to Honolulu, and was
head of the mathematics department in the McKinley High School
for seven years. At the end of that
time he returned to college, this
time to Columbia, where, after two
years, he received >his degree of
Bachelor of Arts, During part of
this past year he has been patriotically doing his bit by farming, since
The other two winners .wet* he Was unable to enter active
Catherine Boland, '19, second prize,. service.
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