S t a t e College N e w s Choral Society

S t a t e College News
Choral Society
To Have Annual
Winter Concert
Harpsichordist Kirkpatrick
to Appear on Program
as Guest Soloist
The State college choral society,
sponsored by Music council, will
present its annual winter concert
in Chancellor's hall, Thursday at
8:30 o'clock.
Ralph Kirkpatrick,
harpsichordist of world fame, will
appear as guest soloist. Mr. Kirkpatrick was to have appeared at
last year's winter concert, but a
sudden illness forced him to cancel the engagement at the last minute.
Kirkpatrick Well Known
Mr. Kirkpatrick is a well known
figure in the musical world. Not
until his college days at Harvard,
after the harpsichord had been obtained, did he begin his career. He
perfected a technique of his own
and before he was graduated from
Harvard he was able to give a concert. His talent was soon recognized and he travelled and studied
in Prance and Germany after being awarded the Paine Travelling
Fellowship in Music.
Since that time, Mr. Kirkpatrick
has given concerts throughout the
United States and Europe, and in
1937, when lie was awarded the
Guggenheim Fellowship, he returned for more study.
Mr. Kirkpatrick, beside presenting numerous concerts, has also
been active in the teaching of music, having taught at the Mozerteum, a music school in Salzburg,
Austria, and at Bennington college
in Vermont.
Brown Names Committees
The chairmen of the committees
lor the concert, according to Alice
Brown. '40, president of Music council, are as follows: arrangements,
Lillian Rivkind, '40; publicity, Rosemary Brucker, '41; ushers. Lona
Powell. '41; and tryouts, Florence
Halbreicli and Jeannelte Ryerson,
The ushers will be
selected from the freshmen tryouts.
Students will be interested in
knowing thai Mr. Kirkpatrick is the
brill her of Miss Kirkpatrick of our
library staff.
Tickets will be en sale beginning
Monday. Student tux tickets may
be exchanged lor reserved seals.
Present At '39 Reunion
Twenty-seven yearling pedagogues, members of the class of
'39 conducted a reunion December 28 and 29. Mrs. Brimmer and
Dr. Dorwaldt were guests of
honor at a chicken dinner at
the Charleen restaurant.
After the dinner, twenty-four
of the graduates went roller skating at the Capitol rink. The only
casualty was Chris Ades who fell.
Four stitches were taken in her
chin with Dr. Dorwaldt doing the
knitting and purling. Said Dr.
Dorwaldt to last year's Campus
queen, "You'll have to button
your lip."
Ice skating, buffet luncheon,
and a big game and bull session
at College house closed a successful reunion to which the entire
class will be invited next year.
VOL. XXIV, No. 13
Rustic Theme Will Permeate Commons
For WAA, MAA Barn Dance Tomorrow
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Reid Will Provide
Music for "Hicks"
At Sports Shindig
Round and Square Dancing,
Contests Will Afford
Varied Program
The Men's and Women's Athletic
associations of State college will present, their annual social function tomorrow night In the Commons from
8:30 to 11:30 o'clock. The price of admission will be twenty-five cents for
stags and thirty-five cents per
couple. The affair this year is a
barn dance, featuring the music of
Bob Ried and his Rustic Revelers
Class t o Conduct Meeting
(for tonight only), and square and
T u e s d a y Noon to Plan
round dancing. Jake Powell, '40, will
W e e k e n d Details
call the square dances.
Fran Riani, '41, and Bill Dickson,
Merrill Walrath, president of the
'42, co-chairmen of the event, agree
class of 1941, has announced that
Marjorie Balrd and Frank Kluge, presidents of WAA and MAA re- that the dance will be "a swell
the annual junior weekend will be spectively, the two athletic organizations which are jointly presenting a chance for students to sow their wild
February 16 and 17. The weekend barn cance in the Commons of Hawley hall tomorrow night.
will consist of the Junior Prom, tea
Rustic Theme
dance and luncheon.
The prom
Decorations will follow a barnyard
will be from 10:00 to 2:00 o'clock,
theme that will make Old MacDonFebruary 16, while the luncheon and
ald's place look like a Park Avenue
tea dance will be the following day.
penthouse. Rumor has it that the
Catherine O'Bryan, vice-ore irlen
\ janitors may even contribute saw
and general chairman of the affair,
"horses" for atmosphere (?).
says that: I he committee is planAffair to lie First Formal
Agenda to Include Report
Aside from dancing, the program
ning upon a national name band for
From Social Committee
of 1910 Dance Season
j will subsidize several concessions dethe prom. Tentatively, the junior
signed to arouse your sporting blood.
luncheon will be ai a downtown resInterfraternity council has anLloyd Kelly, president of student
Games of Chance
taurant, a local orchestra will play
association and member of Mys- nounced that its annual Interfraat tea dance.
are now being sold
kania, senior honorary society, has ternity ball will take place Saturday,
The class will conduct a meeting announced that this morning's as- January 13, from 10:00 to 2:00 throughout the school which enTuesday noon in room 20. Nomin- sembly will be a business meeting. o'clock. The dance is tentatively title the bearer to one (1) chance
on a delicious cake to be raffled at
al ions lor Prom Queen will be of- The agenda will include a vote on
fered. Further details for tile prom the Francello amendment, a report scheduled for the Lcunge and Bob i the dance. Upon entering the "barn"
will be worked out at the class meet- from the Social Committee, and the Reid and his orchestra will furnish I you will be confronted by a jar containing (?) beans. Fill in the blank
introduction of several motions. i the music.
and you will bring home the bacon.
Roy McCreary, treasurer of the
chairAccording lo a motion passed at
There will also be a reward for the
class.' requests that the juniors pay the last meeting of the student, body 1 man of the affair, says, "This will "corniest" dresser at the shindig,
their dues if the weekend is to be on December 15, Mr. Francello's be the biggest blow-out Interfra- but no one with shoes on will be
a financial success. For that pur- amendment will be the first order ternity has ever given." Interfra- kept out. For those "potato-hoers,"
pose a I able will be set up Tues- ol business. This amendment pro- ternity ball will open the 1940 for- who are susceptible to the "continday and Wednesday afternoons, poses to strike out Article III, Which mal season at State college.
ental" angle, tiie Monte Carlo effect
fnliii 12:30 lo 3:30 o'clock in the reads as follows:
Decorations for I lie affair will I will be lent by a "penny-pitching"
lower corridor of Draper hall in
"All vt'ii iihirl.v I'lirolletl *tu<l*-itlH of be in the traditional manner. The | game. The hungry bumpkin and his
front of the Kill's locker room.
Nin Vnili Hind" ("llcttc for Teachers fraternity banners of all fraterni- belle may appease their palates on
mill nn.v h|ii*riul Kltiilt'iilH of (IIIH collotfu ties represented on the council will a fare of cakes and candy sold by
<l mi ;.ii(/' /, nthtutil
slnill l i r r o m o IIH'IIIIH'I'H of MliH HHHOClllprominently displayed.
Com- 1 Bill Haller, '41. and Doris Sturze,
I l u l l u p o n [>ll.\ tUI'ltl o f t i l l ' l l l l l l l l i l ' l l l l X . " be
and substitute in its place the fol- mittees have been chosen from the '42.
lour campus fraternities. These are
lowing amendment:
List Committees
"All i'CKiilurl> iMirolli'il
iinili'i'Ki'iiilii- Kappa Delta Rlio, the Edward ElAssisting the co-chairmen are Ma!l!<> h t l l l l f l l l M o f S'l'W l l l l ' l l M o l e C o l l l ' K O , tired Potter club, Kappa Bela. and
rie Luberda and Bob Leonard, freshfor 'IVurlit'i'N tiro mi'iulii'i's W litis it*hoSigma Lambda Sigma.
I'itil i o n . "
men. Other committees are as folThis is the third time that Mr. | The committees as listed by Me- lows: publicity — John Alden, '41,
avoirdupois because it will make her
Keon are: arrangements, Henry Nicholas Morsillo, Kay Peterson,
perspire and that would tend to Francello's resolution has been Brauner,
'42, chairman, Ray Cardampen friendships.
She should brought up in the student assembly. roll. '41, John Murray, '41, William Mary Susan Wing, and Jack Vavahave a highly adjusted neuro-mus- Twice before it has been postponed ,Sewell, '41; music, Frank Kluge, sour, sophomores, and Marilyn Rich,
cular system and an excellent sense because it was believed that there '40, chairman, Jack Ryan, '40, Jo- '43; decorations — Steve Bull, Roy
of humor although she does not was not enough time for (lie delib- seph Schwartz, '41, William Thomas, MacCreary, Enes Novelli and Bernecessarily have to laugh at my eration that the measure required. '41; bids, favors and tickets, Louis tha Petit, juniors, Janet Kraatz,
'42, and Bob Leonard, '43; music—
Her biggest meal should According to Mr. Francello, the only Francello, '40, chairman, Lothar Les
Graves, '42; faculty guestschange that the new amendment
be breakfast."
Schultze, '42, Jack Vavasour, '42, Jean Sears, '42.
Some of the more conservative would bring would be the right to Harry Passow, '42.
Frank Kluge, '40, president of MAA
males said: Frank Kluge, "Why wor- vote to all students regardless of
states, "It will be one of the best
ry, this is leap year ain't it?" Larry whether they have paid their sturootin'-tootin' shindigs that was
Bulog, "She's got to have that look dent tax or not.
Players Will Present
ever tossed in Hawley's barn." MarThe Social Committee is headed
in her eye, nuttin' else." Willard
jorie Btiird. '40, president of WAA
Frumenl, "She shouldn't be an cx- by Rita Sullivan, '40, who is assistNewly Written Comedy seriously
echoes Kluge's sentiments
ed by James Chapell and Madeline
teremist, especially in dancing."
by saying, "It will be a good dance
Robert "Moe" Stevens, of the Scesney, juniors; a n d Lotlmr
Among Hie three one-act plays and I feel confident that all who
thundering herd, says, "I like 'em Schultze and Kathryn Wilson, sophto be presented by the Elementary attend will enjoy themselves Imvery tall and Inasmuch I'm a gentle- omores,
dramatics class on Tuesday, January mensely."
man I prefer blinds, I mean blondes.
16, is "A Husband for Mag" which
Looks are not really necessary but
will be given its first performance
a pleasing disposition is essential.
Rogers Will Supervise
Will Hear Frederick on any stage.
The girl must be a good dancer with
Bryant Taylor, '43, president of
Membership Round-up
The play, a comedy, was written
a cooperative nature at the right
Walter Rogers, '40, vice-president
moments. The athletic type Is pre- Freshman commission, announces by Mrs. Julia Carson, a graduate of
ferable but I absolutely will not that the group will have its first State college who also wrote "The of Kappa Phi Kappa, national eduaccept a Jitterbug because tall people meeting of the new year Tuesday Madonna Speaks" and "Birthday" cational fraternity, will supervise
look like loose-jointed, runaway an- at 3:30 o'clock in the Lounge of while a member of the play writing the annual round-up of members
class. Samuel French has shown some time this month.
At this
telopes, galloping around a dance Richardson hall.
Dr. Robert W. Frederick, principal Interest In the play and it will prob- time, principals of New York State
floor. She can but she shouldn't
smoke, drink, or swear, Just to put of Milne high school, will be the presentation on the Page hall stage, high schools will address the group
and explain to them what is exguest speaker. Dr. Frederick is an
up a big front."
The play Is a comedy with its set- pected of a beginning teacher.
So here's the set-up girls, the men authority on aids to studying and
John Murray, '41, Is in charge of
have spoken, but the echoes will study plans and was selected at this ting in Scotland. The other two
linger on. However, we still main- time to speak since it is believed that plays to be presented on the same compiling a n esoteric handbook and
tain that, "When a girl begins to his talk will be of particular aid to night are "Love of One's Neigh- another publication for student con*
wear high heels she gets ft different the freshman class now approaching bor" and a folk tragedy, "Day's sumption on the principles of eduEnd."
cation will be circulated soon.
Its first mid-year examinations.
slant on life."
Juniors Set Date
For Annual Prom
State's Stronger Sex Present
Qualifications for Ideal Co-Ed
Here il is. Kmmd two. Follow ing
the old adage. "Turn ubuul is fair
play." the men of Slate now give
their opinions on what the Ideal
Girl of State should possess. First
on the program is Max Sykes, '40:
"She must have a nice figure, be
small enough so that my arms can
fit around her, steer clear of jilterbuggin' and have personality a
la carte.
No premium on looks,
must be cooperative, and have the
skin you love lo touch. She should
give a little attention to her escort
and provide a good incentive for
leaving a warm house. In short an
1U90 lass with a 1940 model will do
the trick."
Bob Ague, '41, gives his viewpoint
which follows: "She must not dance
al all, be free of jitter cooties, and
not wear spiked heels. She must
look well in dark glasses but not
wear them; no painting fingernails
and be capable of fighting back."
Charles Qulnn, '41: "She must be
a blond, talkative, pleasingly plump
with a little oomph, personable disposition, and cooperative. She must
not be Jlltcrbugglsh, or goody-goody.
She must be a good dancer and
ready for good, clean, fun. I'd like
a girl with whom I can have a good
time, not a nice time."
Len Kowalsky, the edltor-ln-c—
feels that, "nature's preparation Is
the most satisfactory.
She must
have Jitterablllty and no excess of
Morning's Assembly
j Brotherhoods Schedule
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Interfraternity Ball
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Resolved: T o h a v e a faculty-student curriculum
c o m m i t t e e s e t u p d u r i n g t h e spring t e r m of 1940. I n
several of t h e most recent publications of t h e N a tional S t u d e n t Federation of America, t o which S t a t e
college belongs, t h e r e appeared several articles r e g a r d i n g s t u d e n t - f a c u l t y curriculum committees which
should prove t o be interesting for State students, e s pecially specialists i n t h e teaching field.
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i n a professional institution such a s ours, t h e r e is a
definite need for courses which meet s t u d e n t needs,
such a s courses in m a r r i a g e and family relations,
honor courses or seminars for exceptional students,
courses In democracy, a n d a course on t h e culture of
OTTO J . Hows
Editor minorities of o u r own country. As we keep pace with
new ideas a n d practices I n t h e educational field, so
should we keep pace with t h e changing needs of t h e
s t u d e n t s i n t h e college.
Value of New Courses
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Since t h e college exists for t h e s t u d e n t s (even
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Manager future teachers), it seems logical t h a t they ought
Manager to have a voice i n m a k i n g curriculum r e c o m m e n d a tions which, t h e y feel, would be valuable to t h e m in
their lives over a n d above those professional courses
which a r e required by their major field.
Men's Sports
I n t h e same N.S.F.A. bulletin a r e two practical
suggestions: First, t h a t a p e r m a n e n t s t u d e n t curricuSOPHOMORE DESK EDITORS
l u m committee of n o t less t h a n 3 nor more t h a n 5
m e m b e r s appointed by t h e student council, should be
Examination Blues
set u p . Contact between this student curriculum comJUNIOR BUSINESS STAFF
m i t t e e a n d t h e faculty curriculum committee should
R a l p h Clark, B e t h Donahue, Miriam Newell, Evelyn be m a d e a t periodic meetings of a joint committee
t h r o u g h o u t t h e school year. Secondly, t h e r e should
Olivet, Betty P a r r o t t .
be established a p e r m a n e n t joint committee of faculty a n d s t u d e n t s to study curriculum changes t h r o u g h STEPHEN A. KUSAK
Editor out t h e year a n d t o recommend changes a t t h e close
of t h e school year for t h e following term. I n t h e
J a n u a r y 5—Basketball, Siena Coln u a l R e t r e a t and Corporate C o m spring a n open forum session of both faculty a n d stulege.
dents should be conducted for t h e purpose of s u b mitting to this curriculum committee a n y suggestions J a n u a r y 11—-Music Council Winter M a r c h 2 — Basketball Rensselaer
Polytechnic Institute.
or changes t h a t should be made.
J a n u a r y 12 — Basketball, Niagara M a r c h 2—MAA Alumni Day.
T o o often we h e a r of t h e ill-feeling t h a t e x i s t s
M a r c h 9—WAA Folk Festival,
Some recommendations from such a committee a r e
M a r c h 17—Newman Club S t . P a t a m o n g f r a t e r n i t i e s a t S t a t e ; t o o s e l d o m d o w e find
J a n u a r y 13—Interfraternity Ball.
suggested below:
rick's Day dance.
a c k n o w l e d g m e n t of " g o o d will a m o n g m e n " — S t a t e
1. Establishment of marriage and family relaM a r c h 19—Senior Banquet.
tions courses.
March 28—French Club Banquet.
m e n . T h i s p a s t week s a w a friendly g e s t u r e a m o n g
J a n u a r y 19—Basketball, P r a t t I n s t i 2. A marking system of pass - fail r a t h e r t h a n
April 10—Religion R o u n d Table a n d
fraternal organizations that deserves considerable
grades, with a record of marks kept in t h e
Buffet Supper.
J a n u a r y 19, 20, 21—WAA Winter April 12—Sophomore Soiree.
Dean's office to be referred to only in cases of
r e c o g n i t i o n . M a y w e call a t t e n t i o n t o t h e p r o m p t recommendation.
Weekend a t C a m p J o h n s t o n .
April 13—MAA-WAA Sports Night.
ness w i t h which a l l fraternities a n d g r o u p o r g a n i z a 3. Lifting of load of required courses for freshJ a n u a r y 20 — K a p p a P h i K a p p a April 18, 19—Music Council Operm e n a n d sophomores.
meeting i n t h e Lounge.
t i o n s e x t e n d e d t h e privileges of t h e i r h o u s e s t o a
4. System of comprehensive examinations in t h e
J a n u a r y 31—Library closed.
April 19, 20, 21—Camp J o h n s t o n
f r a t e r n i t y whose h o u s e w a s t e m p o r a r i l y u n i n h a b i t major field.
February 1—Library closed.
5. Reading period before final examinations.
February 1—Basketball, McGill Uni- May 2—Music Council Spring Conable,
Along w i t h t h e usual r e s o l u t i o n s , r e n e w e d
6. Inclusion of vocational guidance in t h e freshversity.
e n e r g y , a n d sense of a n t i c i p a t i o n , t h e N e w Y e a r
m a n orientation program to help a n d advise
February 2 — Basketball, Brooklyn May 3—Intersorority Ball.
freshmen about w h a t to do in the world's work.
a t S t a t e seems t o h a v e come in with a c o m m e n d a b l e
May 4—House dances.
T h e purpose of such a committee, therefore, is February 3—Basketball, P r a t t I n - May 4—WAA-MAA Play Day.
s p i r i t of c o o p e r a t i o n .
to respond to t h e needs of t h e s t u d e n t body for a
May 16—Movlng-up Day Banquet.
T h e r e c e n t poll c o n d u c t e d b y t h e N E W S i n d i - curriculum t h a t is more varied and t h a t best meets February 9—Basketball, Siena col- May 17—Movlng-up D a y .
t h e needs of most of t h e students. T h e r e a r e a great
May 18, 19—Moving-up D a y Weekc a t e d t h a t a large p e r c e n t a g e of s t u d e n t s w a s def- m a n y variations to t h e plans, but most of t h e larger February 16—Basketball, Vermont
end a t C a m p J o h n s t o n .
initely a g a i n s t t h e existence of f r a t e r n i t i e s a n d s o May 23, 24 — Advanced Dramatics
systems a s outlined above. At t h e beginning of 1940 February 1G—Junior Prom.
rorities, p r i m a r i l y because of t h e a n t a g o n i s m t h e y —a new year to try new experiments—we should conFebruary 17—Junior Luncheon.
May 25—WAA Spring Award F e s sider some sort of plan lor t h e establishment of a
fostered. M a n y h a v e referred to t h e m a s a n e c e s February 17—Junior T e a Dance.
tival a n d Alumnae Weekend.
student-faculty committee which is s:.< successful in
February 2 4 - B a s k e t b a l l , St. Mich- J u n e 15—Alumni and Class D a y .
s a r y evil, m a i n t a i n e d only fur t h e p u r p o s e of s t i m - other institutions of higher learning.
aels College.
J u n e 16—Baccalaureate.
u l a t i n g a collegiate s p i r i t . A n d y e t , d e s p i t e t h e s e
February 28—Religion Round Table J u n e 17—Senior Breakfast.
and bullet supper.
J u n e 17—Senior Ball.
criticisms, here is a c o n c r e t e e x a m p l e of t h e good
March 1, 2, 3--Newman Club A n - J u n e 17—Commencement,
fellowship t h a t s u p p o s e d l y d o e s n o t exist.
Social Calendar for 1940
A Friend in Need
®tji> Siphtmat
h a p s it is a good o m e n !
b u t if this friendliness is p r e s e n t b e n e a t h t h e
surface, w h y should it find expression o n l y a t a
t i m e of n e e d ?
W h y n o t bring it o u t in t h e o p e n in
other ordinary, every-day ways?
If t h e N e w Y e a r
could bring forth a resolution like t h i s , S t a l e would
be a b e t t e r place lo live in, a n d f r i e n d s h i p s
be b r o a d e n e d .
So let's resolve lo m a k e t h e spirit
of 1 9 4 0 a c o o p e r a t i v e i n t e r f r a t e r n i l y s p i r i t .
s i t y shows that it can be d o n e !
Lest We Forget
For y e a r s e d i t o r i a l s offering
g e s t i o n s for t h e i m p r o v e m e n t of S t a t e college b a s e
in t h e STATI-; COI.I.I'.OI: N ' K W S .
h a s h a p p e n e d t o those s t u d e n t s w h o s u g g e s t e d t h e
W h e r e a r e t h e fine, s c h o o l - s p i r i t e d m e m -
b e r s of t h e s t u d e n t b o d y who h o u n d e d t h e e d i t o r s ?
T h e y h a v e r e p e a t e d l y failed t o see t h e issue t h r o u g h .
C o n s e q u e n t l y , i d e a s t h a t m i g h t h a v e spelled
for v a r i o u s
have gone
into the
W o r d s in b l a c k a n d w h i t e m a y s e e m
but a little action with consequent Improvements
would be far more impressive. So let's not just read
and forget; let's act!
77I(N bulletin will i>i the medium for (til announcements
of an official
nature. Student* and faculty are requested
to look to the bulletin for
Notices for the bulletin must be in the NHWH
imt later than r>:()[) o'clock on the Wednesday
of each publication
"The time 1ms come," the walrus said, "To tallt
of m a n y t h i n g s "
Yes, yes; as we gaze into our crystal ball for 1940
All, t h a t eternal triangle. I see three tall people two
P a r t - t i m e (employment
men a n d a girl. It looks like "Snuffy" Quinn and
T h e P a r t - T i m e Employment Bu" R e d " Stevens a r e vying for the favor ol Dot Prltchard. W a t c h closely, they're neck a n d neck d mean reau requests t h a t those students
who a r e going lo need p a r t - l i m e
the fellows).
T h e love bug in going to be kept pretty busy. employment during t h e second s e Here come two freshmen, Vains ami A d a m s
They mester a n d who a r e n o t already
seemed to bo a n unusual combination especially a s placed, please make their special
needs known to t h e bureau as soon
dancing partners.
Yonder, we see Interfraternily Bull in swing ; as possible' i whether they have made
(we hope). T o w e r i n g above the rest, I can see Killor- formal application or nol) so t h a t
diller Simmons.
I c a n ' t see who the lucky
lady we may be better prepared to help
Is, Isn't t h a t " S p u n k y " McKcnn over there swinging when appropriate jobs are u n e a r t h his p a r t n e r a r o u n d ?
1 can't sec her face. Maybe j ed.
Edgar A. Parrot'/,
she's Irish,
Will 1940 find this Mac-Wilson affair
Mary J a n e MacNamara,
getting serious?
Ami Kluge Liable finally settling
with Soesney'.'
Art D e p a r t m e n t
All, but here, we find 1940 putting a neat little
Crafts have been introduced Into
brunette back in circulation. Yes, yes, he's in t h e
t e a c h i n g g a m e now. B u t h e r h e a r t still belongs t o the a r t courses within t h e last year.
At present six of t h e students In
Handy, eh, R u e s ?
Here come some prospective steadies
- Bob the studio classes of t h e a r t departLeonard with Helen Ueahey, Will they elicit? Ask ment uiu modelling In clay in t h e
B r o t h e r Bull, Bob. " P i n k y " a n d "Kosio" s t a r t e d llKo Milne Industrial Arts shop. Some
y o u - a n d look a t ' e m now close a s t w o m i n u t e s . of their work, together with blockAnd Paul M e r r i l l does his h e a r t belong to K a y printed textiles will soon be on disor is it shared by t h e donor of a n initialed gift, ( F i r s t play in our library exhibit case.
W a t c h for them.
letter la M.)
l l u t h E, D a l , hiiis,
— T h a t serious-looking chap over t h e r e (guess they
Assistant Professor of Fine Arts,
call h i m T o a d ) displayed a pretty p a c k a g e h e g o t
I'ud Snapshots
from Buffalo t h e o t h e r day. Nice to sue you back,
All persons wishing to contribute
s n a p s h o t s t o t h e Pedagogue ure a s k T h a t ' s all for n o w ! !
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by Hayesllp
Happy New Year!
E s t a b l i s h e d by t h e Class of 1918
fd to put their prints, unmarked,
m an envelope with their n a m e on
it a n d hand it to either Marie Mclz
.ir .Stephen Bull, Please retain negaI HI',
Marie Met/,,
Editor, Pedagogue.
Social Calendar
J a n 5 Assembly, Business meeting, auditorium, 11:00 o'clock.
J a n . i> Varsity a n d freshman basketball Bailies with Siena College,
gymnasium ol Page hull, 7:00
J a n , (i
WAA-MAA B a r n Dunce,
Commons of Hawley hall, 8:30 u n til 11:30 o'clock.
J a n . 0 - F r e s h m a n Commi.'islon meeting.
Speech by Dr. Frederick,
Lounge, 3:31) o'clock.
J a n . 10—Meeting of t h e L u t h e r a n
Club a t t h e Friendship House,
5:30 o'clock.
J a n . 11 Meeting of Menoruh In
Room 211, 3:30 o'clock,
J a n . 11—Kappa Delta R h o Smoker
for tlie faculty, ;ifio Western Avenue, 8:30 o'clock.
J a n . 11 — Music Council's Annual
W i n t e r Concert, a t Chancellor's
hall, 8:30 o'clock.
Cagers Top Hamilton Five,
Face Siena Squad Tonight
In w h a t m a y v e r y likely d e v e l o p into a rivalry t h a t will p a r a l l e l
o u r r e l a t i o n s w i t h R l ' I , S t a t e ' s v a r s i t y court team faces Siena C o l l e g e
for t h e first t i m e this e v e n i n g on t h e Page hall floor.
Having pushed over t h e .500 m a r k *
during t h e recess a t t h e expense of
Hamilton, t h e t e a m Is after its
third victory in this inaugural con
test with t h e Loudonville outfit.
Originally t h e contest w a s viewed a s
somewhat of a setup because this Is
Siena's first season in full fledged
intercollegiate basketball, b u t a s t h e F a v o r i t e s V a n q u i s h C o l g a t e
H a n d i l y b y 5-1 S c o r e ;
season h a s gone so far, t h e game
Draw Two Games
definitely looms u p as a real o b stacle on our slate.
State's chess squad scored its
Siena t h u s f a r h a s been impresthird consecutive win S a t u r d a y , D e sive in recording top-heavy vic- cember 1G by defeating a hlghlytories against Oneonta Normal, Nor- i ated Colgate team by a nearly p e r wich and Albany P h a r m a c y a n d far fect score of 5-1. Not a S t a t e m a n
from disgraced i n losses to St. F r a n - lost a game i n t h e h a r d - f o u g h t
cis a n d Niagara (Roch. B r a n c h ) . m a t c h a t t h e Sigma L a m b d a S i g m a
In losing by a 46-37 score to S t . fraternity house. Colgate received
Francis, t h e Bunoski-coached t e a m its one point a s a result of two
drawn games.
was also impressive. A top notch
Art Coffin, one of Colgate's e x New York city outfit last year a n d
perienced lettermen from last year.
going pretty well this winter, t ^
Metropolitan team was held down by L a d m w , n ft , o n g d l . ! i w n . c u l c o n .
J. R. M.~~
Frosh Still Seek
First Conquest
In Siena Clash
Suffer Third Straight
At Hands of A c a d e m y ;
Gerber Tallies 1 6
B. C.
Among o t h e r t h i n g s falling u n Snow Sports
W i t h hopes for their initial w i n
der t h e hackneyed simile " a s old a s r u n n i n g high, State's frosh cagers
With t h e coming of snow a n d a p t h e hills," is t h e school spirit t h e m e
will play host to t h e Siena yearlings parently a fairly long period of cold
which characterizes t h e work of so
weather, t h e snow sports a r e e n m a n y editors who can't think of a i t h e Page hall court tonight.
joying a boom. Washington p a r k
a n y t h i n g else t o write.
lake is littered with skaters, a n d
A few m o n t h s back we slipped in schedule a n d t h e team's power is the skiiers a n d tobagganers will u n a clamor for s t u d e n t support of t h e little known.
They have played doubtedly be m a k i n g trips to t h e
cross country t e a m which h a d for four games thus far this season a n d hinterlands to clutter u p t h e t o u g h so long r u n its collective h e a d off were beaten quite decisively by Al- est slopes they c a n find. . . . T r a c k ! !
with no one from t h e college look- bany Business College. A probable Slalom 1! G e l a n d e s p r u n g ! I
ing o n .
starting lineup for t h e Loudonville
T h o u g h we're n o t claiming to have
T h e play d a y mentioned some
penned more significant m a t e r i a l boys includes Delaney, Whalen, L o n since then, we've avoided school lo. Pennock, and Coughlln. Coach time ago In this record h a s really
spirit. I n fear of falling over back- F r a m e n t will probably s t a r t P o r t - amounted to something. I n s t e a d of
ward, a communique rushed to u s ley, Bora, Gerber, Bombard, a n d being a three-way play day a s t e n tatively planned, it h a s boiled down
shortly before press time h a s con- Ellis.
to a purely non-competitive event
vinced us t h a t t h e Siena game t o O n December 15, t h e S t a t e frosh
night, a contest t h a t will in all squad played what was probably between S t a t e a n d Skidmore w o men, to take place on S a t u r d a y ,
probability mark t h e start of a keen
its best game of t h e season t h u s J a n u a r y 13 here.
rivalry, merits a "support your t e a m "
far against Albany Academy, t h o u g h
Shouts a n d Whispers
Now t h a t we've almost reached
Accordingly we present C h e e r - losing 40-31. Against the highly r a t e d
leader Gardephe's message in full: Cadet quintet, t h e Green a n d W h i t e the halfway m a r k i n this year's
"Our college rivalry with Siena fought a brilliant uphill battle all activities, S t a t e students a r e comtlie way, and t h e outcome w a s n o t ing o u t of a self imposed coma t o
s t a r t s Friday night, I hope.
I test on t h e number one board. Steve
"I'm calling a p e p meeting for assured until t h e final m o m e n t s of show a little bit of school spirit—
Little is known about t h e Nia-1 Shaw, number two m a n for t h e 3:30 Friday afternoon in t h e gym.the contest.
at least our cheering squad hopes
T h e p e p rally scheduled for
gara (Roch.) outfit which turned | Purple a n d Gold, eked out a w i n It's about time we got a little spirit,
T h e game resolved itself Into a
this afternoon will indicate w h e t h e r
a little organization, a little conhack Siena in a close game. T h e over Bob B r a n d t .
battle between Gerber a n d M a - we will cheer wildly a t t h e S i e n a
On t h e third board, J o h n Hoose, certed support for our team.
Rochester team lost by two points
honey, Academy star.
T h e s e t w o land subsequent) games, or w h e t h e r
to a St. Mary's (Minn.) outfit which
were deadlocked a t t h e finish with we will sit calmly a n d admire t h e
playin turn lost to our perennial conseven field goals and two free throws grotesque a n t s - i n - t h e - p a n t s antics
querors, t h e University of Niagara, ing number four board for t h e
for totals of sixteen points apiece. of t h e cheerleaders.
Ah, pour le
by a single tally.
Captain Touhey, with eight tallies, sport, mes amis—and remember,
tercollegiate play by beating Bob
UriinUl.i n Tilly ,"••'
Siena is led by Howie Tucker, Al- Oldman.
iii'i.nki.i n C u b ' ;lj a n d Plunket and Gabriels with seven everything sports.
I Minn
H r m i k b n I'i.I.y II"
bany boy a n d former Catholic Leaapiece provided t h e margin of vicSport you, sport your new beau,
Mai Pilsworth, Colgate's n u m b e r
i t r i i i i k l . i II I'I.I.Y 17
.M I'll III
gue High School high scorer, who five m a n , was easily beaten by Bob N e w a r k K n g . III U r o n k l ) n P o l y .'II
sport your new clothes,—just sport
M i d i ll
scored twenty-six points against Patton in a lightning seventeen move
Despite some fine guarding by —at t h e barn dance
SI. L a w r e n c e ,~i7
Norwich a n d almost always hits checkmate. Henry Kratz, filling in
Bombard and Feeney, Mahoney w a s goes! 1
.Inliii M i i r s h n l l ,Y2
all over t h e floor. W h e n Academy
double figures.
at t h e number six position, w a s
SI, . m i n i ' s
look the ball it was Mahoney w h o
Bright spots on our own side come held to a tie by Don McCluskey of
Si M a r y ' s
led the fast-breaking offensive a n d
r Minn i
in t h e form of Will F r a m e n t ' s stel- the \im\ Raiders.
Si M a r y ' s
On Sunday, December 17, t h e Col- M i i B i i r u
lar performance against Hamilton
Tlie same story applies well to
s lifiirti
when he tossed in 22 points, t h e ';:ite squad journeyed to R P I a n d
I : MiiKiiru
Gerber who constantly led t h e
first time a State player 1has hit
\ ft'lll.llll
S l a t e frosh attack, with a n excelgation, 4-2.
Moreland Defeats J u n i p e r s ;
1 i . i r i II
I h
lent eye for the hoop. Given t h e
Commuters, Sorority W i n
STATI': ( O I . I . H 1
same support as t h a t received by
Tun Hutlio
Mri rill
With time fast growing short i n
'VVt ll try to K«'1 Siena's song a n d well have led the State outfit to
the girl's i n t r a m u r a l basketball playDII'UMHI
learn it; also new cheers a n d a
oil, six [earns clashed In three fast
ciiupia songs of our own. Give us
games Wednesday night.
a good nol ice, willya?"
I I'
T h e llrsl tilt saw the mixed sorTlie
ority squad literally " m o p - u p " t h e
weak dorm B team by g a r n e r i n g
we're treated to a thrilling surprise ,1 Slate's alma mater by t h e R P I 11 i-l. r l m i .
twenty-six points to the ARH's one.
when SLS liea: l\ downed t h e h i g h - Land ul our gume I here would have
Van Valkenburgh proved high point
O n . Is
been had lh<\\ dune it. And speakII
nlayer for t h e Greeks, making a
ing ol bands, why isn't it possible
lolal ol six baskets. Close g u a r d i n g
Standings Wednesday
lor some ui i ur musically capable
I..null . . .
by Baird, Duffey. a n d Rianl t h w a r t e d
\\ i 11 i i i i i i \\
Iliilnlinril .
lo gel together a small outfit to play
all efforts by Beard and Rockcastle
I u|ii'ui. II.nis.'
» ..••UK
ui our home names?
K„|i|i:l II.'Mil Itll.I
vnn nii.-1'n
lo slip any through t h e n e t for t h e
I'.,Hi I' I lull
I rush
compai ison t hut may he drawn to
this walkaway, t h e
\ , . , l „ i , S|„'ll.,'l
•,, Ml',' III i l l . ' Illlll'l Slllll', '!."n lllllll
•liov, ihc relative power ol Siena
I ,
r milliliters downed t h e dorm's t e a m
II llll
and s t a t e , it's significance may be A l l e n
1 . m i s m o o t e d I S l u l i ' , Hi
C, 8-4. Up to t h e end of Ihe first
' . l l l l , I i I , ll. I Ml,.
discounted by sonic who don't be7.
half, both teams remained scoreless,
It i l l . til H u l l
and the playing was fast a n d close.
interestHi, 20 mark since Grovcr Hotaling
In the second hall Busacker drew
made 20 even against Montclair si i iiil I'I IIII i Kl >R trounced t h e ing.
first blood for team C by shooting a
during t h e 1032-33 season.
(Taii.s 30-1
Held goal from short range directly
Norwich University 08-20, T h e fol4 llllllillKluilll
The Hull a n d Blue got off lo an
in front of t h e basket. Trowbridge
Pol i i r IH d the score in t h e last lowing night Norwich, playing a t
added two more points a few seconds
earls lead ol 0-0 with t h e States- hall'-nuiiuie ol p!a\ and then went ItlM's huge W gym, dragged t h e
later. T h e lour point lead proved i n n
men unable lo liil t h e cords until n in win in mi overtime period Engineers Into two overtime periods
' • • i i , , , , u l I ,11
A 11,1. III.' .
adequate, however, when G r o u n d s ,
Anile Kllerin's conversion of a poor KDR llli I lew i.i,Maries 111 over- before the hitter could trim Ilium—
III; S l u l i . 111.
switched from g u a r d to forward
Hamilton pass into a tally after whelming i h e Clnuls b.V 20 points and then by a paltry two point
1 .nils i i i l s s i . l : A l l i u m
A.a.I.'in.. ,
for i h e second half, began sinking
three minutes ol play. Scoring on
margin. Ill'l shaded Slate' In their
II; Mull'. I
shots that totaled eight points for
margin lo 25-22 as the whistle meet last month 31-38. And now
both sides left the count 12-0
the commuters.
State plays Siena.
against Die Purple and Gold a t t h e
a victory. T h e contest was a r a t h e r
In t h e fastest encounter of t h e
end ol I lie. lust quarter.
rough one with aeh team drawing evening, J u n i p e r s lost a h a r d - f o u g h t
ahead in t h e see-saw third q u a r t e r , spite of t h e surprising crowd of
Even h e r e game lo Moreland, 12-20. T h e d e T h e second quiirler saw the I l a n i - but F r a m e n t ' s brilliant offensive several h u n d r e d on hand, there were j twelve personal fouls,
the Academy look a slight edge, feated led 12-0 u p to t h e end of
lltonians stretch their lead to sev- play as he netted all but o n e tally only
en points a n d t h e n fall into a 17- scored for S l a t e In t h e ten m i n u t e ' s We've never seen so m a n y Annie completing six, while the G r e e n a n d the first half, however Mary M i l ler soon changed t h e color of t h e
17 deadlock a t t h e h a n d s of a S t a t e play left t h e Clinton, N. Y. outfit Oakleys before they poured in like White converted five,
With each succeeding game, t h e situation in t h e second half by
offensive topped by F r a m e n t ' s c h a r - on t h e short end of a 34-31 score water,
T h o u g h it h a s been gen- |
ity shot follow-up of J o h n n y H a v - with t h e final period coming u p . erally agreed t h a t t h e play was frosh offense seems to imorove. making good five close shots.
T h e puss work against Academy
In a pie-vacation encounter, r i ko's long looper.
With Hamilton
T h e persistent H a m i l t o n squad ragged, tlie spectators (Who paid)
leading 22-21 after several addition- suceeded in fighting twice to ties got their money's worth. T h e see- has been much better t h a n t h a t valry reached t h e basketball court
when the more experienced sophs
al ties, Havko slipped in another in t h e finishing quarter, tlie last sawing score In t h e final quarter displayed in previous games.
Tlie S t a t e frosh will have a n - downed a plucky freshman squad
long shot to shove t h e Statesmen a 40-40 deadlock with t h r e e m i n - saw t h e length of many a good s e t
Info the lead for tlie first time, 23- utes of playing time left on t h e of nails hastily diminished. Coach other crack a t Academy n e x t week, 19-10. T h i s w a s t h e first of a t h r e e game series in which one class m u s t
22, with less t h a n a m i n u t e of t h e clock.
F r a m e n t ' s foul shot broke Donald, always in search of a good when Ihe Cadets come to Page
half remaining.
T w o foul tallies t h e tie In t h e game's hectic final game, w a s a t h i s usual balcony Hall In t h e preliminary to t h e v a r - win two out of t h r e e in order t o
gain t h e five rivalry points.
sity Niagara tilt.
by F r a m e n t bolstered t h e locals' minutes.
State Chessmen
Win Third in Row
How the Foes Go
:;. i
Potter, KDR Score
Wins in Hoop Play
Girls' I-M League
Swings Into Action
Page 4
College Faculty
Visits Conclaves
During Holidays
State Has Representatives
at Syracuse, Columbus
and Washington
'Queen Mary' At KDR
Committed To Drydock
T h e boys from Western avenue came home last Monday to
receive a very frigid welcome a t
their house. I t seems t h a t t h e
"Queen M a r y " (the furnace u n der camouflage) h a d been s a b otaged during t h e farewell blowout which took place t h e r e last
December 14—and 15th.
An emergency housing problem
was immediately solved w h e n t h e
other fraternities cooperated t o
give shelter. I t is rumored t h a t
some of t h e lads even m a n a g e d
to secure room in a sorority
house (lucky t h e m ? ) ,
with delicate salvaging operation
on a scale similar to t h e raising
of t h e Squalus, t h e "Queen M a r y "
was soon p u t in a seaworthy condition again. ,
French Red Cross
Receives Money
Lambelle Station Director
Acknowledges Gifts
Students Sent
In t h e October 20 issue of t h e
STATE COLLEGE N E W S a l e t t e r
Library School Visits Renowned
Book World of Great Metropolis
T h e Library school went to town
during C h r i s t m a s vacation — t h e
town, N e w York City, t h e occasion,
the a n n u a l t r i p conducted to study
the book world of t h a t great m e t r o p olis. T h i s group of twenty-four, d i rected by Miss M a r t h a C. Pritchard,
Professor of librarianship, was officially h e a d q u a r t e r e d a t t h e Hotel
George W a s h i n g t o n in New York.
T h e formal t r i p lasted from Friday,
December 15 until Thursday, D e cember 21. T h a t doesn't mean, however, t h a t everyone rushed home—
on t h e contrary, a few (see J a n e
Wilson) r e m a i n e d for several days.
This is t h e first year t h a t t h e
trip h a s been t a k e n during t h e
C h r i s t m a s vacation.
Previously i t
was conducted a t Easter. T h e a d ministration h a s endorsed t h e new
p l a n because It provides time for
recuperation after t h e trip.
T h e trip started a t 11:00 o'clock
the day b e f o r e vacation.
group arrived shortly after 2:00
o'clock a n d a t t e n d e d a lecture given
by Miss Mabel Williams, supervisor of work with schools a n d editor of "Books for Young People."
S a t u r d a y afternoon, all day S u n day a n d all t h e other evenings were
S i n c e "All work a n d n o
play m a k e Jill a dull girl," t h e t r i p
h a d a variety of a m u s e m e n t , e n t e r t a i n m e n t , a n d non-scheduled sidetrips. Radio City was overwhelmed
w h e n it saw the S t a t e college library school coming. They w i t h stood t h e onslaught,
Several groups visited Andre K o s telanetz's p r o g r a m which features
Tony M a r t i n .
T h e s t u d e n t s were
fascinated watching t h e Intricacies
of presenting a radio program. At
the end of t h e broadcast, Tony M a r tin introduced h i s wife, Alice Faye,
to t h e audience. Other groups visited t h e following p r o g r a m s : K a t e
Smith's, t h e H i t Parade, F r e d Allen's Town Hall. Special n o t e : several members of t h e tour a t e with
Allen a n d his wife, t h a t is, they
were in t h e same r e s t a u r a n t a t t h e
same time.
ten t o Miss Arlene P r e s t o n , ins t r u c t o r in F r e n c h , by M m e . G a i dier-Bily, m o t h e r of a S t a t e college a l u m n a , n o w d i r e c t i n g a R e d
Cross s t a t i o n in F r a n c e w a s p r i n t ed a p p e a l i n g for funds for t h e continuation of t h e work.
bowls w e r e placed in t h e Co-op a n d
room 10 of R i c h a r d s o n hall a n d t h e
money w a s cabled to F r a n c e t h e
next d a y .
A letter acknowledging t h e r e Dr. Robert W. Frederick, p r i n ceipt of t h e money h a s j u s t been
cipal of t h e Milne school, D r . J .
received. I t r e a d s a s follows:
Allan Hicks, professor of guidance,
"To Miss P r e s t o n ,
Dr. C. C. Smith, assistant professor
local c o m m i t t e e of t h e
of education, Mr. Paul G. Bulger,
F r e n c h Red Cross of Lambelle, h a v secretary of t h e student employment
ing received t h r o u g h t h e i n t e r m e bureau, a n d Mr. Warren I. D e n s diary of its devoted friend, M m e . (Continued from page 1, column II
more, supervisor of English, r e p r e Gaidier-Bily, y o u r g e n e r o u s gift,
T h e c h a i r m e n of t h e committees
sented State at t h e fifty-fifth a n t a k e s upon itself a t a s k of t r a n s nual holiday conference of t h e AsT h e S t u d e n t Christian Associa- m i t t i n g to you t h e h o m a g e of its for t h e junior weekend are t h e folsociated Academic Principals of t h e tion will present its first speaker profound g r a t i t u d e a n d its very lowing:
S t a t e of New York conducted a t of t h e new year, T h u r s d a y in t h e lively s e n t i m e n t s of acknowledgThe committees for t h e prom a r e :
Syracuse, December 27-29.
Lounge a t a special meeting from ment.
music, Enes Novell!, chairman, Doris
Associated Principals
3:30 until 5:00 o'clock. T h e s p e a k The c o m m i t t e e , assailed from all
T h e theme of t h e principal's con- er, Dr. Roy B u r k h a r t , P h . D., whom sides by n e w w o r k s and by diverse Grossman, Roy McCreary, Bob Mesek, Glenn Clark; invitations and
ference was "The Extension of P u b - Miss Helen Curtis, p e r m a n e n t sec- t a s k s :
bids, Doris Dygert, c h a i r m a n , Hazel
lic Education."
Consideration of retary of SCA, describes as a n outCreation of military stations,
Brown, Charles Quinn, Delfio M a n this theme a n d t h e discussion of s t a n d i n g counselor, author, a n d m i n hospitals, infirmaries, chapels
Clarkie's group did this a n d rode
cxiso; chaperones, Loretta Kelly,
a n increasingly important youth ister, will speak on t h e topic, " P r o m
on t h e front, etc. . . . R u n n i n g
c h a i r m a n , Virginia Donley, Ellen t h e S t a t e n Island ferry one evening.
problem featured the general a n d Friendship to Marriage."
and f o r m i n g infirmaries beHurley; a r r a n g e m e n t s , Robert Her- T h e girls were impressed by t h e
sectional meetings.
Highlight of
hind t h e lines, first aid stations,
Dr. B u r k h a r t , whose congregat h e business meeting was t h e adoptel, c h a i r m a n , J o h n Bakay, Char- S t a t u e of Liberty a n d t h e New York
O t h e r evening pastimes
tion of a resolution changing t h e tion of about two thousand resides
lotte Ritchie, Gadlin Bodner; pub- skyline.
association's name from t h e Asso- in Columbus, Ohio, is m a k i n g a n h a s g a t h e r e d with a word of a c - licity, Paul G r a t t a n , chairman, Mi- were t h e c u r r e n t Broadway plays.
ciated Academic Principals to Asso- extensive lecture tour of this sec- k n o w l e d g m e n t , t h e generous help riam Newell, Carol Kniffen, Sylvia Among those which were seen were
ciated Principals.
T e n years ago tion of t h e country. He comes to which h a s come from a friendly Grcenblatt, J o h n Alden, Dennis ' H a m l e t " with Maurice Evans —
a similar resolution was defeated the SCA Marriage Education com- country a n d r e n e w s to you its sen- H a n n a n , S t e p h e n Bull; programs, the four hour performance. "Little
mission of S t a t e directly from t h e
Foxes" with Tallulah B a n k h e a d .
by a n overwhelming margin.
Mary G r a c e Leggett,
T h e [student assembly at Colgate u n i - t i m e n t s of profound g r a t i t u d e . "
When they were not sight-seeing,
K a t h e r i n e Hoch, Mary Sharpies.
new proposal passed without de- verslty.
eating, or getting lost in t h e subbate.
Committees for the tea dance a r e : way maze—yes, they did t h a t a n d
| Miss Curtis regrets that Dr. B u r k general c h a i r m a n , Stephen Kusak; sometimes h a d to hail a cab to take
Opening day, Dr. George M. Wiley. \ h a r t ' s crowded schedule c a n not be
a r r a n g e m e n t s , F r a n c e s Riani, chair- them to their destination—, t h e
associate commissioner of secondary ; arranged to allow him to speak b e man, Marion McCausland, Constan- group visited libraries, schools, a n d
education sounded t h e keynote: • fore our assembly on Friday, but
dino Paris, Arnold Eiterin; decora- the American Stratford press. T h e
"More Intensive Cultivation." R e - the meeting is open to all s t u d e n t s
tions, Carol Golden, chairman, Helen I most outstanding library was the
ports followed on the testing p r o - [ o f t h e college who are interested in
Jones a n d Hardy to Meet
Lasher, Joseph Withey. Clarence 0 1 - Pierponl M o r g a n library where t h e
gram, Regents Inquiry, a n d health the topic. T h e speaker will GamS t u d e n t Writers, Actors
music, Gerald
Saddlemirc, group saw original manuscripts a n d
aliel physical education problem., plete his activities in the Capital
At the Wednesday evening banquet, I district by making visits to Russell
Mr. Louis C. Jones a n d Mr. Wil- c h a i r m a n , Charles Manso, Betty the famous illuminated manuscripts.
Dr. F r a n k P. Graves, commissioner Sage and Skidmore. On t h e night liam G. Hardy, instructors in E n g - P a r r o t t ; programs. Virginia McDer- At t h e Morgan library, Mr. K u p . a u of education, acted as toastmastor. of his visit here. SCA will present lish, have a n n o u n c e d t h a t they will mott, c h a i r m a n , Edna Austin, Ada thority on illuminated m a n u s c r i p t s
The principal address was delivered Dr. B u r k h a r t to the Albany Youth conduct a meeting Tuesday at 4:30 Parshall; chaperones. Louisa Chap- spoke to t h e group. S t a t e college
T h e students in charge o'clock in t h e Lounge for all those man, c h a i r m a n ; refreshments. Ruth will have a n opportunity to hear this
by Maurice Hindus, author a n d com- council.
m e n t a t o r on international affairs. of t h e presentation here at S t a t e interested in writing or acting for Larson, c h a i r m a n ; Dorothy Berko- distinguished speaker on founder's
day, which marks the twenty-sixth
He spoke of "What Next in Europe?" will be Dorothy Johnson. '41. and the forth-coming S t a t e college series wltz, Margaret Park.
Theron Powell, '40, co-chairmen, of radio programs. A special need
Reunion Dinner
Luncheon committees consist of anniversary of the library school.
T h e I rip was over on Thursday,
with Dorothy Peak. '41, a n d Eivion has been expressed for students who the following: general chairman,
T h e annual reunion dinner for Williams, '42, assisting.
William Haller; a r r a n g e m e n t s , Viv- but the memory lingers on—.
want to write scripts.
S t a t e graduates was conducted
Plans which have been formulat- ian Livingston, chairman, JosephThursday evening at the Chamber
ed throughout the year will result ine Antonacci, Joseph Schwartz;
of Commerce building. Sixty-three Political Forum Stand
in a series ol spring broadcasts sim- speakers, Tillle Stern, chairman.
principals joined State's represenPleases Walton L e a g u e ilar to, bin wider in scope than,
tatives a t this informal g e t - t o - g e t h S t a t e students, particularly m e m - the initial series presented bust
W a t c h m a k e r and
er. Also in attendance were Dr.
M e n o r a h Club Will Meet
Carclton Power, professor of science, bers of the Forum of Politics, may year.
Mr. Jones find Mr. Hardy a t e
a n d Dr. Carelton Moose, supervisor pride themselves upon a write-up
meeting on Thursday at, 3:30
of science. Both were in Syracuse the forum received in the December particularly anxious to have the e m o'clock
171 Central Ave.
Albany, >J. Y.
for the New York State Science issue of "Outdoor America," offi- phasis of this year's " a i r " schedule
W T h o m p s o n , professor of Engcial publication of the Izaak Walton placed on a l l - s t u d e n t participation.
Teacher's association conference.
lish, will address the group on
They hope to make the programs
Active at the conference in es- League of America.
WALDORF"Jewish Folk-Lore."
student written for student porThe
tablishing valuable new contacts and
trayal witli faculty writing, direcfense
wildrenewing old ones was Mr. Bulger.
tion and general supervision at an
I n his conversations, he sought in- lite" draws particular satisfaction j absolute m i n i m u m .
formation on the progress of State from the s t a n d t h a t State's political
In t h e first program last year
students already in the field. J u s t forum has taken in supporting a
the history of S t a t e college was
before t h e Christmas recess, Buli
re-enacted for t h e radio audience.
ger visited schools in Westchester to the use of t h e nation's water- j
Hundreds a n d Hundreds of I
Consequent transmissions were deways
County and on Long Island.
Corner O n t a r i o a t Benson SI.
voted to t h e various d e p a r t m e n t s of
Dr, Donnnl V. Smith, professor Science, was Dr. Howard DoBell, the college a n d educators of the
I 'it u I (iriilliin II n 11 Dun Iturci
of social studies, delivered a paper professor of m a t h e m a t i c s . He a t - Capital district.
at the annual conference of the tended conferences of one branch,
association. the American Mathematical Society.
T i n s conference was also conducted The society and association was in
"What's New W e Show"
December 27-29 and at Washington, session December 20-30 at the Ohio
D, C. Dr. Charles A. Barker, pro- State University in Columbus.
fessor of history, took part In a
f c c 1 at
round table discussion of "Local Hisease a n d look
S t a t e college faculty members were
well distributed throughout t h e east e r n states during t h e C h r i s t m a s
recess. T h e principal's conference
a t Syracuse, t h e a n n u a l meeting of
t h e American Historical Society a t
Washington, D. c , a n d t h e " P a r l i a m e n t of Sciences" a t Columbus,
Ohio were all attended by various
members of our faculty.
Juniors Arrange
Annual Weekend
SCA to Present
Dr. Roy Burkhart
State Will Resume
Radio Transmissions
fw Interfratcniityl
"Parliament of Sciences"
S t a t e ' s lone representative at "The
P a r l i a m e n t of Sciences," more formally referred to as the American
Association for the Advancement of
Send Her Flowers From
Welcomes the Students of the
College Back to Albany
Central Ave.
K»y McCreary
Eat at John's Lunch
Dinners 25c a n d Up
Delicious Sandwiches a n d
7:30 A.M. — 11:00 P . M .
Opp. (be High School
'• »
221 Central Ave,
We hope you will find il
convenient and sensible to
make W h i t n ey ' s your
shopping headquarters this
In a
117 So. Pearl St,
I). Jeoncy, Prop.
Dial 5-1913
Boulevard Cafeteria
and Grill
Willi M i n i m i
W i l l Mlllli-r
We a r e a specialty house,
striving to do one thing a n d
to do it well
dealing in
men's formal attire EXCLUSIVELY.
Waldorf Tuxedo Co.
State College News
"Mi'll'« I ' l m m i l
<>I>||. I'liHliirriiii
'ml F l o o r
I'liono 1-fiOll
Open lOvi'iiliiifH by Appointment
Amendment Bill
Fails to Secure
Student Approval
Constitutional Interpretation
Quickly Blocks Passage
of N e w M e a s u r e
Public Address System.
Will Begin Operations
T h e public address
which was voted upon in assembly before Christmas recess Is
now being installed in our buildings. T h e wiring will be completed during the examination
period and the system will be
ready to operate a t t h e beginning of the second semester.
Room 207 in Draper hall, central control room of the system,
will contain a victrola, radio, and
microphone. Announcements will
be recorded a n d amplified during
the day. T h e repetition of the
same voice thus effected will
make the a n n o u n c e m e n t official.
T h e system was given a n experimental tryout Friday, for
dancing after the Siena game.
Many complained t h a t t h e music
could not be heard in all parts of
the Commons and they said t h a t
more speakers a n d experience are
needed before this p a r t of the
system will be acceptable.
Students, however, a r e in favor
of the idea as a whole a n d recognize t h e system as a step in making life more efficient here at
Bulger Announces
Senior Meetings
T h r e e C o m m i t t e e s to Report
on ' H o w to Secure
Teaching Position'
VOL. XXIV, No. 14
Fraternities Will Sponsor
Annual Formal Tomorrow
Mr. Paul G. Bulger, director of
the S t u d e n t Employment bureau, a n - '
I nounces t h a t a series of four meet! ings dealing with t h e subject. "How
Opponents of t h e much discussed
! to secure a teaching position." will
Francello a m e n d m e n t resorted to a
[ be conducted during (he sec nd
little used provision of our constisemester for senior and graduate
tution in a successful a t t e m p t to
block t h e measure's passage during
T h e first three meetings will be
Friday's business meeting of t h e
called on February 8. 15, arid 22
S t u d e n t association. At stake was
from 4:30 to 5:30 o'clock in room
Lhe principle whether or not n o n | 20 of Richardson hall. T h e s u b taxpaying students might vote a n d
J jects to be discussed at these meetparticipate in Student association
ings are reports of the following
a flail's,
student committees: Committee on
Debate Thorough, Hitter
Ethics of Job Hunting, Committee
Twice postponed in order t h a t
on Personal Interview and Appeartime
far sufficient
ance, and Committee on Letters
might be assured, the proposition
of Application. T h e fourth meetwas discussed on the floor for more
ing will consist of a round table
t h a n fifty minutes.
Debate was
j discussion by high school principals
unusually thorough and bitter. P r o ! in the auditorium on March 2 from
ponents were led by Louis Francello,
, 10:00 until 12:00 o'clock.
'40, mover of the a m e n d m e n t , Norm a n Baldwin a n d Dennis H a n n a n ,
Volunteers from seniors and gradjuniors. Joseph McKeon, '40, J o h n
uates for the Ethics committee a r e
M u r r a y a n d Louis G r e e n s p a n , j u n '. asked to report Monday in room
iors, directed t h e opposition.
| 121-B, Milne, at 3:30 o'clock.
Advocates of lhe a m e n d m e n t a r This year the registration of t h e
Walter Simmons, '40, president of
gued that it was undemocratic to
SEB includes a total of 278 s t u - Interfraternity
council, which is
forbid n ; n - t a x - p a y i n g s t u d e n t s from
| dents.
Of this number 239 are sponsoring t h e I n t e r f r a t e r n i t y Ball
voting. T h e tax operated as a poll
seniors a n d graduates and the other tomorrow night in t h e Lounge.
Myskania Will Also Announce
tax. I n a s m u c h as all students had
t h i r t y - n i n e are resident graduate
Results of Banner Hunt
to pay at some time If they desired
| students who have re-registered.
teaching recommendation, further
Between Underclasses
The SEB has made available for
penalty was unnecessary.
the college a large county and town
Opposition Adamant
This morning's assembly will be : m a p of New York state in room
Opponents replied t h a t the very highlighted by a speech given by
existence of the S t u d e n t association Senator Joe R. Hanley, who will j 121-A of Milne. S t u d e n t s may conFutterer
to Direct
a n d subsidiary activities relied upon speak on some timely subject. Sena- : suit it a t any time. Miss Eleanor
of T h r e e O n e - a c t Dramas
t a x - p a y m e n t . All governments h a d | tor Hanley. majority leader of the Schwartz, '39, drew the m a p .
in Annual Presentation
During examination week, Mr.
voting qualifications a n d it was not | S t a t e Senate, was elected to the
inconsistent to require t h a t if taxes I Assembly in 192G and in the same I Bulger will journey to Tarrytown
D r a m a t i c s a n d A r t association
be paid, t h a t payments be m a d e ! year became majority leader of the ! to address a pre-college conference
early enough to be of real use. ! S e n a t e to fill the vacancy caused i of high school seniors on Slate col- will present t h r e e one-act plays
Serious objection was voiced to t h e ; by t h e retirement of J o h n Knight. lege. This is p a r t of a n educational Tuesday night a t 8:30 o'clock in
"unconstitutional precedent" which He was re-elected to the Assembly ! guidance program being sponsored the auditorium of P a g e hall. Student tax tickets may be exchanged
h a s permitted n o n - t a x p a y e r s to vote both in 1932 and 1934 and for thir- ! by the YMCA of T a r r y t o w n .
in t h e past.
Student Employment bureau also at a table in l h e hall for a regular
teen years has been a lecturer on
ticket. Reserved
T h r Previous Question
[announces the following uppoint- fifty-cent
the Chautauqua platforms.
A resolution moving t h e previous
j m e n t s to teaching positions during will be seventy-five cents, or a regPol
ular student ticket m a y be turned
finestlen was also subjected to d e /Continued on page, -i. column 31
in with twenty-five cents for a r e bate. P a r l i a m e n t a r y
law forbids sembly. Senator Hanley will be a
served seat.
such practice, but comments were guest at a luncheon to be given in
elraked effectively under the c a t c h - the Alumni Residence hall. Other
T h e plays a r e being produced by
all "point ol order."
Even after guests attending t h e luncheon a r e :
the elementary d r a m a t i c s class u n Judge
the passage of t h e previous question,
der t h e direction of Miss Agnes E.
numerous inquiries and points of Derzee; Dr. H e r m a n n Cooper, a s Futterer, assistant professor of Engsistant
order were made concerning the
lish, with t h e cooperation of Mr.
procedure to be followed on the
Debate squad announces its t e n - ' William G. Hardy, instructor of
decisive vote. O n this vote, Kelly Mrs. Cooper; Di. and Mrs. Milton lative varsity debates for second English, and his class in stagecraft.
permitted all present to take p a r t G. Nelson; Miss Helen Hall More- semester. T h e debates include trips To make t h e p r o g r a m more varied
iConlinucd on pane '/, column '/»
on pane //, column 5)
to such leading colleges as Niagara, and Interesting, t h r e e plays of enAmherst and Colgate.
tirely different moods have been
At the last meeting Louise Snell, chosen for p r e s e n t a t i o n this year.
•11, spoke on blblographies, In the
mi page J/, column i)
future, varsity seminar members will
each week at freshman squad meetings.
.,.!< i Hi N/ft.'i wiiiiii n it ill nut I fore gents. This column, being a
Discussions al debate seminar
man II <t Male mine
have stressed war and neutrality
'iti'i prc)t r lil'l in' t'liiim nun oil lake up lhe ladies' response.',.
by Merman Kleine
"Would y..u marry a Slate m a n ? " and pan-Americanism. T h e war and |
llllll ,s.
present Professor Walker
.'7 mi n II ill kiss mi tin first dale.
S'i< i ill I In mi n will nut mini II 1 h.s question was to find out wheth- pump-priming as the primary dis- professor of economics a n d one of
er the women had their matrimonial cussion topic.
the most congenial members of our
II hili in college,
The tentative varsity schedule in- illustrious faculty?
FLASH! T h e NHWS a n n u a l ques- eyes out for State men. Apparently
Newly-returned from a two-week
tionnaire on .student social interests l l a y do not as a general rule. As cludes debates at home with Fordhas been completely tabulated. T h e man) as 1 3 ol the women firmly liam, Bales, Hartwiek. Siena, N.Y.U., vacation, Professor Walker reports
T h e varsity h a s a history of his holiday doings reads
d y n a m i t e Unit will sky-rocket this replied they would uol enter con- and Skidmore.
tiny college on t h e Hudson to fame nubial relations with Slate men un- trips scheduled tentatively in March like nothing more t h a n the short
has finally been prepared. Already der any o i u l i t i u n s . "Even if they in Connecticut university, Connec- and simple a n n a l s of a poor home,
o i l e r s are pouring in from Holly- were the last men on earth," one tion! College for Women, Smith, body.
wood for lhe movie rights. But no, the proud vixen wrote. Upon glancing Wesleyun, and Amherst, T h e squad
"As a m a t t e r of fact," he correctNHWS has magnanimously refused al these figures one gent remarked, plans trips in April to Niagara, ed himself, "I did travel as far as
a n d will continue to refuse all base "II ever by some mischance, a State Rochester, Hobart, Nazareth, and Schenectady one day. I also got
movie oilers so that il might reveal limn proposed to one of these frosty the State convention at Colgate.
in quite a bit of reading, including
At the last seminar, the debaters the new, well-known book of Dr.
the findings first to you, lhe studeni old maids, she would probably jump
decided not to use multi-ordinal Thompson, which I enjoyed greatly."
Our next question dealt with the words because these words of many
Alter today's publication t h e reSettling down to more Important
sults will be sent by e a r n e r pigeon respective dating power of RPI, definitions lead to confusion and things, I asked Professor Walker
squadron to Finland so that it might
his opinions of t h e effect of t h e
cheer up t h e Finnish soldiers a t the lege's women. T h e results were
European turmoil on our national
With customary generosity
t h e NHWH does its noble p a r t for h u - that S t a t e women consider neigh"I believe Unit this time there
This is the last issue of t h e
manity. T h e questionnaire will be boring pastures greener t h a n the
will be no such economic effect as
STATU Cni.i.nia: NKWS for
s e n t to the Library of Congress so home pasture. This confirms it.
the last war b r o u g h t about," he
semester, duo to t h e incomplete
t h a t il may be preserved for Ameri- S l a t e men rate after both R P I and
said. " I n 1914 we were a debtor
can posterity to behold a n d marvel.
nation. E u r o p e a n nations sent back
is also the last Issue to be edited
(Ed. note—The writer of this story longer a r e State men t h e center of
to us bonds a n d stocks •which they
by Leonard E. Kowalsky.
Is prone to exaggerate. T h e Janitor the female universe. No, they are
held in this country for munitions
T h e next Issue of t h e NBWH
sent t h e whole pile of questionnaires ogres a n d fiends to the ladies' minds.
a n d supplies. At this period, we a r e
T h e i r Prince Charmings dwell no
will appear on February 0 with
to t h e junk heap yesterday.)
distinctly a creditor n a t i o n . "
And now for t h e q u e s t i o n n a i r e Commenting f u r t h e r on t h e war,
Society decrees t h a t ladies come b e •
Hanley Will Speak
In Assembly Today
Elementary Dramatics
Will Present Plays
Varsity Debate Squad
Plans Team's Schedule
News Tarns Down Movie Offers
To Reveal Findings to Students
Reid's Orchestra to Furnish
Music at First Formal
of 1940 Season
Price for Bids Is Lowest
in Four-year History
of Social Affair
Bob Reid and his orchestra will
supply the music for t h e fourth a n nual Interfraternity Ball which will
take place in the Lounge of Richardson hall tomorrow n i g h t from
10:00 to 2:00 o'clock.
'40, general
c h a i r m a n of t h e ball, anticipates at
least eighty couples will attend the
affair. Bids for the dance will sell
for $1.50 a n d may be procured a t
any fraternity house from a member
of t h e committee. T h e price of bids
is tlie lowest ever charged for any
major formal a n d is expected t o
a t t r a c t t h e largest crowd ever to
a t t e n d this a n n u a l ball.
Bob Reid to Play
S t a t e students need no introduction to Bob Reid and h i s orchestra.
T h i s band lias played a t various
S t a t e dances probably more t h a n
any other orchestra a n d is known
for playing both sweet and swing
B a n n e r s from all four of t h e
campus fraternities, K a p p a Delta
Rho, Edward Eldred P o t t e r club,
Kappa Beta, and Sigma Lambda
Sigma will be prominently displayed.
No Outsiders Allowed .
Although none of the fraternities
council h a s
ruled on t h e matter, McKeon, '40,
has expressed the opinion t h a t no
outsiders, t h a t is non-fraternity
men, will be admitted. "Since this
is sponsored by fraternity men, it
should be a closed affair and no
outsiders will be admitted."
Chaperones for t h e ball will be
Mr. Wilfred Allard, supervisor of
French, and Mr. W a r r e n I. Densmore, supervisor of English.
Committees Announced
T h e committees as listed by McKeon, a r e : a r r a n g e m e n t s , Henry
Brauner, '42, chairman, Raymond
Carroll, J o h n Murray, a n d William
Sewell, juniors; music, F r a n k Kluge,
'40, chairman, Jack Ryan, '40, J o s eph Schwartz, a n d Wilford Thomas,
juniors; bids a n d tickets, Louis
Francello, '40, chairman, H a r r y P a s sow. Lothar Scultze, a n d Jack Vavasour, sophomores.
Walker Comments on Vacation;
Talks About New European War
he added, "Don't get me wrong:
I m not an advocate of war, but
from one viewpoint there is sufficient, justification for our entering
the war. When brute force, brutality and militarism become r a m p a n t
in a world, it is time for decency to
make a stand against it. I t Germany should emerge victorious, il
would be fatal to all our accepted
s t a n d a r d s of morality.
"In my thirty years of teaching,
I have observed several definite
changes in lhe school system,"
Professor Walker mentioned after
leaving the problem of world economics. "For one thing, there has
been a shift in t h e type of study,
from what I'd consider t h e impractical courses to those of more utilitarian natures. S t u d e n t s have become more broadened, themselves,
They do more traveling a n d as a
rule, have more money, T h e y read
much more t h a n their predecessors,
for sheer enjoyment as well a s from
necessity in their courses.
"My most Interesting experience
in teaching h a s been teaching, If
you students of S t a t e have a s much
pleasure as I have h a d teaching,
t h e n truly life a t S t a t e Is a song."
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