State College News NEW YORK STATE ESTABLISHED VOL. IV. No. 27 COLLEGE FOR TEACHERS HY T H E CLASS O F 1918 ALBANY, N. Y M MAY 13, $2.00 PER YEAR 1920 EXTENSIVE PLANS FOR SENIOR BALL CHANGES IN MYSKANIA SUGGESTED SENIOR BALL TO BE H E L D IN ARMORY Change Made on Account of Anniversary Last week's " N e w s ' ' made the .,„ '» "''•'"'Saniiouncemcnl thai the Senior hall I , f- ' / w o u l d he given al the Vhieeutian w( "H<iInstilute. However, after a convincing talk by Dean H o r n e r in "T", class meeting, Friday m o r n i n g , the class voted to hold this big event I L J , at the A r m o r y . I he Alumni Association are planning <m the return of t h r e e t h o u s a n d alumni. T h e r e will he many of this number who will / / want to attend the dance, and many more who will want to be spectators. Furthermore, the guests of the g r a d u a t e s and the ;—/, v " u n d e r g r a d u a t e s must be taken care of. Considering thai so large a number is expected, the Vincentian "A ••, Institute would he loo small to . .-' / " , a c c o m m o d a t e it. The Alumni Association has pledged itself to buy al least live hundred bids, although it e x p e c t s In sell many more. T h i s gives to I > the Senior hull committee the necessary hacking for a big undertaking. T h e committee has already s t a r t e d elaborate plans so I hill the affair will he a success in every way. T h e r e will he b o o t h s for the different sororities, and fraternities, and the alumni. Seniors a r e urged to sign up Immediately for dance o r d e r s . T h e alumni assessment will he one dollar. T h i s entitles each person to a p a p e r p r o g r a m without t h e leather covers. If any a l u m n u s desires the leather dance o r d e r s , he should write to the c o m m i t t e e immediately. ( T h e s e bids are $4.) F u r t h e r information in r e g a r d to I he ball will he given when t h e i—. plans for the affair are completed. ' ) The Commencement program will begin this y e a r on Friday, j , t June IS, with the usual Class D a y l i t '< Pt'ogTSim. Gertrude Green has ! -J c h a r g e of I his. O n Friday even,}. 'I ing the special meeting for the p u r "''-' A pose of celebrating the seventyj fifth a n n i v e r s a r y of this instituContinued on page 4 n, $4 1A^p" 1 "ARMY AND NAVY" SHOW FOR B E N E F I T OF CHILD'S HOSPITAL Spanish P r o g r a m State College S t u d e n t s in Cast — Kolin I l a g e r T a k e s Leading Roll T h e " Army and \ ! a v y " show, which promises to he the largest: production ever presented in Albany by Albany talent, has its cast of principals and choruses about complete. This patriotic and musical spectacle will he given May 17, IS and 19, al llarniautis lileecker hall, for the benefit of the Child's hospital. Rehearsals are being conducted daily will) increasing interest on the pari of the participants, board of m a n a g e r s of the hospital and the official staff in charge of the p e r f o r m a n c e . From a registration of 250 which was taken al ttie first meeting in the T e n liyck, the n u m b e r t a k i n g pari has now g r o w n to more than 700. T h e i bird luncheon fur I he leaders of the g r o u p s , official staff and hoard oi m a n a g e r s look* place rccenlly al the City club, 113 Slate street. .Among the new announce illculs of principals are Kolin Ilager, who has the leading role of J a c k Xorton, full back in I he navy and son of I be rich Senator Norton, one (if the leading chara c t e r s in the s t o r y ; J o e Nolan, widely known in .Albany for his clever work in minstrels and variety e n t e r t a i n m e n t s , w h o will lake (he part of the full back of tilt football team a n d second lieu lenaul on the battleship " F l o r i d a . " A m o n g the g i r l s ' i n the choruses Continued on page 4 REGISTRATION Ou Monday and T u e s d a y , M a y 17 and IS, the Dean will register all college s t u d e n t s expecting to come in the s u m m e r session. Blanks for regish'STtoTT m a y be ecured from the R e g i s t r a r ' s office. As part of the seventy-fifth anniversary program, Herbert C. Hinds," of t h e Class of 1900, h a s consented to give the convocation address at the c o m m e n c e m e n t exercises. M r . H i n d s is now a c l e r g y m a n in Cleveland, Ohio. Regent Adelbert Moot has also accepted Dr. Brubacher's invitation to be one of the A n n i v e r s a r y D a y speakers. Planned Only two more days before one of the biggest events of the season will lake place in the college g y m ai 7:3(). A l t h o u g h this is given by Hie Spanish club, il is open to all students of the college. Just a few r e m a r k s c o n c e r n i n g the prog r a m will be sufficient to insure a good lime. T h r e e costume dances accompanied will) s o n g s will be given by some of the dancing girls of Spanish club. Miss Card will give a Spanish dance in costume also, T e n or twelve of the faculty m e m b e r s of the college will present a very a m u s i n g stunt representing Spanish historical characters. Professor Decker will be master of ceremonies and will introduce the characters as they appear. Come prepared to hear about the best and the worst, for the gypsy fortune-teller will be there in ail her glories to give glimpses of the future, Refreshments will be served, and ice cream will be on sale. IT: sure to get a ticket today or t o - m o r r o w from any mem her of the Spanish club "at the reasonable price of 25 cents. Everybody come and enjoy a good PROPOSED MYSKANIA CHANGES T h e m e e t i n g for the consideration of the reorganization of Myskania was called by the faculty Monday, .May 10, al 4:30 o'clock. Dr. H a s t i n g s is c h a i r m a n , and the o t h e r m e m b e r s of the committee are Professor York, Professor Risley, Professor W a l k e r and Dr. " \v. Very few m e m b e r s of (he dent body were present, but the proposed plan was read to those present. If this plan is adopted, il will take effect in t h e fall of 1920-21. Hy this plan the faculty will have no voice in the election of MysContinued on page 4 te OVERCUTS List to be P o s t e d M a y 14 ANNIVERSARY DAY SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED T h e Dean will post a notice Friday, May 14, of s t u d e n t s who have ovcrcut a c c o r d i n g to the records. T h e s e s t u d e n t s will be give!: the week from May 17 to M a y f $ l to present satisfactory cxplanafibn to the Dean d u r i n g office hour.5. I n ' the absence of satisfactory explanation s t u d e n t s will be dropped from the classes in which they are ovcrcut on Monday, M a y 24. No further notice will be given. Stud e n t s a r e u r g e d t o give this m a t t e r p r o m p t attention. MOVING-UP DAY PROGRAM SPANISH CARNIVAL SATURDAY NIGHT DR. BRUBACHER TO ATTEND CONFERENCE AT WASHINGTON Dr. B r u b a c h e r will a t t e n d the National Citizens Conference on Education which will lie held at W a s h i n g t o n , D. C , May 19, 20 ami 21. T h e g e n e r a l subject of the Conference is "The National Crisis in Education and How to Meet I t . " A m o n g t h e s p e a k e r s a r e Hon. J o h n H. Finley, State Commissioner of E d u c a t i o n , and H o n . T h o m a s E. F i n e g a n , S t a t e Superintendent of Public Schools. I. II. II. V. V. en is.s assemblies. 1. Freshmen, main hall, near Room 101. 2. Sophomores, main hall, ticaf'"' Room 111, 3. Juniors, basement, east end. •1. Seniors, basement, west end. Ch iss processional to audi torium. An dkoriitm, 1. Alma Mater. Class speakers. a. Senior. b. Junior. c. Soph. d. Frosh. 3. Awarding of letters. a. Girls. b, Men. •\. Presentation of Senior class gift to College. 5. Acknowledgment by Dr. I.lruhacher. d. Senior president's address, 7. Moving-tip. 8. Choosing of new Myskania. class line-up Re cessionalj along walk. Ch tss slums on Campus. 1, Formation of class numerals .US. Conlinucd on page 4 WORCESTER T E C H DEFEATS STATE T h e Slate College nine lost its first home game in baseball last Friday afternoon at Ridgelield park. State failed to score a run, as the p i t c h i n g of Hunt, and fielding of t h e players, was too much for t h e S t a t e nine. Nevertheless, the old S t a t e College lighting spirit was evidenced t h r o u g h o u t t h e g a m e ; and we have good reason to be proud of a team who fought so earnestly, and played so hard, as did our nine at last Friday's game. Next Saturday State meets Mass. A g g i e s at A m h e r s t . M a s s . Aggies were beaten by W o r c e s t e r Tech, earlier in the season. State is out practicing hard every d a y for t h e y ' r e out with a vengeance. NOTICE TO REPORTERS It is requested that all r e p o r t e r s for the " News," both club r e p o r t e r s and those on the " N e w s " board, have their material in the " N e w s " office by 9 o'clock Monday m o r n i n g . ft is absolutely necessary to conform to these regulations in o r d e r that the " N e w s " m a y come out on T h u r s d a y . STATE COLLEGE NEWS, MAY 6, 1920. Page Four day and S u n d a y with her parents, Mr. and M r s . G e o r g e Curric of Amsterdam, K A 1' Ralph Kloody, c x - ' l 8 , visited college this week, l i e expects to return for s u m m e r school. Forrest Case, cx-'lS, w a s in town for the week-end. Ken llolhen, '20, was a guest at a house p a r l y in Cdhoes last week-end. Jack Carson, cx-'20, is teaching near Moriah, N . Y. " DcWcy " Townserid, 'IS, visited college Monday. T h e alumni are planning an informal dance at the Albany Yacht Club, May 21. K .A T h e Kappa Delta house girls will be at home to their friends at 380 W e s t e r n Avenue. T h e new ' p h o n e n u m b e r is W e s t 3470-W. Olive W r i g h t spent the weekend at her home in Cambridge. Kate Gage was the guest of her sister, Mabel, oyer the week-end. We welcome into full membership! Caslella 1 Iocs, ' 2 1 ; Pauline George, '22; H o p e Persons, '22; Twybill Purely, '22; Helen Vollchcr, '22; Doro'lhy Baker, *2,3; Delia lladscll, '23; Helen l.eary, '23; Emma Littell, '23; Katherinc Sauter, '23. A E 'I' Alpha Epsilon Phi is glad to welcome as pledged m e m b e r s Fannie Schulman, Rose Yaguda, Anna N'achman, Fannie Leper and Helen Beriiheimcr. Hilda S t r i s o m e r was the guest of her sister, Helen, d u r i n g the past week. Julia Dobris entertained the girls at her home on C a w n r i d g e Avenue. PHYSICAL EDUCATION Miss Bennett will attend the meetin- of the .Physical Directors Society of the Capitol District, which will be held at the Skidmore School of Arts, S a t u r d a y , T h e regular m e e t i n g of the Physical Education Society was held in the g y m n a s i u m T u e s d a y evening, April 27. After the business meeting, E d w a r d S p r i n g m a n n gave an explanatory talk on baseball. T h i s was followed by practice, both men and girls t a k i n g part. Baseball practice was held on the c a m p u s F r i d a y afternoon at 4:15. Hereafter, notices for regular practice will be posted, W a t c h the bulletin b o a r d ! HOOVER Continued from Pugu 2 l i e favors universal physical training through e x t e n d i n g the w o r k of .such o r g a n i z a t i o n s as the Boy Scout movement, l i e does not favor military training u n d e r the supervision of army officers, Hoover, as well as General Wood and o t h e r s of the candidates, s t a n d s ior a budget system, iiis attitude toward socialism is sociologically sound, lie regards it as a European t h e o r y of despair caused by caste and economic w r o n g . O u r social organization is entirely different from that of E u r o p e , for we have a s y s t e m of open classes which is the basis for equality of opportunity. W e need not fear socialism, l i e h a s said: " My emphatic conclusion is thai socialism as a philosophy of posable hiiman application is banknipt. Ilc favored the League of Xations though his own conception of ... ,. .eaguc was far m o r e simple than that of President Wilson. Mr. Hoover has handled big jobs. W e need a man of good c o m m o n sense and fearlessness as t h e head of our nation for I be next four y e a r s . W e should bo glad that Mr. H o o v e r will consider a nomination, l i e is not looking for personal h o n o r ; he does not care for party politics — he still wauls to serve. is m o t t o may well have been " Live pure, speak true, right wrong, follow the king — Else, wherefore b o r n ' ' " A friend of Hoover's has said: " H o o v e r has succeeded because he would never touch an e n t e r p r i s e t h a t did not appeal to his imagination as a great constructive job. l i e has always wanted to do things in a new way, and he won't b o t h e r witli a n y t h i n g else. 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