Coach Summons
Baseball Players
Myskania Mu$covite$
Trim Frosh Femmes
The Myskania Muscovites ambled on to the Page Hall Gym on
Eighteen Candidates Report To
The advent (?) of spring brings those girls who were seeking credit
the heels of the bathrobed Frosh
Amazons amidst peals of laughter with it the hope of fine weather for for skiing and tobogganing. Dottle
Hatfield'For Diamond Squad,
from the many spectators Sat- the opening of WAA's spring season Huyck and Betty Knowlton would
Seven of.Them Veterans
urday night.
the Monday after Easter vacation. repeatedly arrange hours for their
But this demonstration was
Last night the Council chose cap- respective sports, only to have rain
State College baseball plans for slight in comparison to the ova-J.R.M.1941 got their start last Monday in tion accorded Dr. D. V. Smith tains for the various sports, and dampen their hopes. However, a
the Page Hall gym, when the initial when he appeared in his football their names, together with the few people did obtain credit on their
W e Liked Bee
call for candidates netted 18 aspir- helmet, navy blue jacket, stiff hours of the different activities, will own, at home or elsewhere.
Those who missed Clair Bee's re- ants.
shirt front, and white trousers, be announced In the next issue of
Folk dancing, under the direction
marks at the MAA banquet a week
As in previous years, G. Elliott topped off by an enormous cigar the NEWS.
of Virginia Lay and Sylvia Tefft,
ago today did themselves a great in- Hatfield will serve as baseball coach. protruding from his smiling lips.
With the opening of Spring sea- made the Lounge a delightful place
justice. He's one of the most inter- Louis Greenspan, '41, will serve as
The big stunt of the evening
esting after-dinner speakers we've team manager, and Larry Balog occurred just before half-time son, WAA has to look back on a to be on Monday and Wednesday
ever heard, and from the alternate takes over the captaincy.
when the team members disap- mid-winter season which was only afternoons. The numerous spectaaisle-rolling and rapt attention that
peared in couples, returning partially successful. Some of the tors did not seem to bother the
was so prevalent that night, we
smeared with lipstick. D. V. also blame may be laid on Ole Man dancers who cavorted over the floor
previgather that most opinions will coinous years; six are freshmen; four shared the same fate —lucky Weather and some on the poor in gay spirits. The annual Folk
cide with our own,
choice of hours. A classic example Festival attested to the popularity
One particular point of Coach come from the sophomore class; two
Incidentally—did you know that of the latter Ls volleyball. Rose of this pastime.
reBee's made at one of the serious
despite the 99-9 scoreboard re- Cachillo and Catherine Busch, coFeme Grenier reports that the
junctures of his talk, impressed us maining six from the senior class.
port, Myskania actually won captains, were forced to wait until
Greenspan stressed the point that 15-9?
keglers of State showed vast imrather deeply and seems worth pon4:30 before they could obtain the provement as the season progressed,
dering a moment. Said he, with all positions on the team roster are
gym, and then met Mihis competi- and many girls rolled more than
reference to State, "Every Ameri- still open, and any men of the coltion on many occasions. This was tlie minimum requirement of games
can boy should have the privilege of lege who have had experience still
explained in a previous issue.
going to a small college". Drawing stand a chance to secure a berth. Tennis Squad Begins
for credit.
from his early experience at a cer- The regular squad usually numbers
On the other hand both badminPre-Season
tain big university, he defined a
ton and ping pong proved very
professor at such an institution as The men who came out are: Larry
popular. The ping pong tables were
"a fellow who talks for .an hour and Balog, Charley Bennett, Hal Duffey,
then runs". He hailed the small Vince Gillen, Pete Stanger. and Bill Five Lettermen Now Available/ In constant demand with a waiting
college as a place where closer, more Haller, seniors; Ed Casler and Clay
Pearson and Smith Captains
supervised the badminton, at the
democratic relationships between I Sprowls, juniors; Van Ellis, Bob
•ame time that Ken Carey, and Pat
student and teacher make for more | Leonard, James Portley, and Prank
Corner Ontario at Benson St.
Willi the coming of spring the
practical training.
Vero, sophomores; and Harold Ash- members of the tennis team are tun- Latimer were heading ping pong.
If a sports editor may be permitt-1 worth, Kenneth DuBois, Graham ing up their racquets and preparing
The weather played havoc with
ed to wax educational, we'd like to Duncan, Red Evans, Aaron Kob- for the oncoming season.
expand Coach Bee's remark with lenz, and Rich Young, frosh.
A few of last year's veterans have
emphasis on the local scene.
DIAL 5-1913
G E O R G E D. J E O N E Y . P R O P .
State should feel proud that it has
already removed their equipment'
so much of the democracy that Bee
from winter hock and have been '•
admires and considers so vital to a Intramural Council
practicing in the gym. Indoor pracreal college education. Evidences of
tice will continue on the Page
Plans Spring Sports court
the existence of such a spirit arc
every Tuesday and Thursmanifest everywhere—both in the
day afternoons from 4:30 to 5:30.
classroom and outside. But have wc
reached the desired peak? Are stu- Vero Wins Foul Shooting Title; and on Wednesdays from 5 to 5:30.
dent-faculty relations at State as
According to Stan Smith, co-cap' 2 1 ' Contest Now Underway
close as they might be and should
tain of the squad, "all positions will
be? Though the trend is unmistakebe wide open, and anyone having
bly in the right direction, there's sports, the time when intramural ambitions of making the team must \
still a great deal to be hoped for, players
look back upon the regular be present at the practice sessions
One of the biggest obstacles to basketball schedule and forward to in the gym."
A L B A N Y . N. Y.
student-faculty democracy is the the softball season.
warped Idea that any friendly adDel Mancuso says that softball
vance toward a teacher is a care- will start as soon after Easter as Vavasour, five lettermen will bo
fully planned attempt to "apple- the weather will permit. Ho ex- returning from last year's varsity.
polish". Such an Idea makes the pects that play will begin about the Besides Smith, there is George Pearson, the other co-captain, Hank
teacher wary and the student cor- first week in May.
Brauner, Al Stiller, and Harry Kenrespondingly hesitant. There's a
In connection with spring sports, sky. Moreover, there arc some very
barrier of suspicion that must be
smashed before anything Ilk • norm- Bob Seifert Is interested in finding promising candidates who should
al student-faculty friendship can en- out how many men like to pitch bolster the squad
horse shoes. Intramural Council has Among these are Bob Jones, transsue.
the facilities for the sport.
fer student from Cortland and capAnd now, having waxed educatain of the tennis team there last
contional we wane, firmly convinced
Bernard Bernhardt, winner of
conthat Clair Bee knows what he's talktournament, conducted in the
ing about in more fields than bas- tests as "fill in" activities. Prank the
Vero won the foul shooting contest, fall. Doug Manley, Ed Reed, Bill
last week and was awarded a medal Marsland, and Allen Stone.
at the MAA banquet In recognition
Baseball at Ridgefield
Formidable opponents have been
Lou Greenspan, fiery manager of! of ills feat. He took his allotment, of lined up, ami with a lew breaks
conthe baseball squad, flashes us the
from the weather the team should
word that the 1941 diamond battles test and sank 23 of them. His nearly complete the campaign with a better,
will be waged at Ridgefield Park. | perfect score discouraged many fel- record than last year's '2 wins and
Ridgefield will also be the site of lows from even trying.
3 losses.
Art Flax is In charge of tine "21"
prc-season and between-game praccontest,
tice maneuvers. In the past, the
dlamondeera have been forced to The first round in which twenty- D I A L 8 - 9 0 3 8
devote a large slice of their energy six fellows were scheduled to enEl se's H air Dressing
to fighting neighborhood urchins gage was played Tuesday and Wedfor possession of Beverwyck Park nesday afternoons. The eight playHAIR STYLIST
for practice. With this energy pre- ers who survived are expected to
play the .second round this afterserved, a hot season is forecast.
noon. The contest may be completed
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Chessmen to Meet Yale
After a stiff bout
...pause and
Stale's chessmen will continue
their drive against big-time opposition April II) when they clash with
the crack Yale squad here. Due to
misunderstandings, the match scheduled with Cooper Union lor last Sunday was cancelled.
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O n Association,
Class Nominees
Drawings in Draper
Star Smith Brother
John Smith made history. Two
Smith brothers made cough
drops. And Stan Smith's brother
George, of Buffalo, adds another
jewel to the bright crown of the
Smith family. His exhibit of
Myskania Announces Thursday
architectural drawings on the
A s Dead Line For Elections
second floor of Draper is ample
O f College Organizations
evidence of his claim to fame.
The center drawing of the
Their peak to come with next group, depicting the interior of
week's elections, State College poli- a church with emphasis on iltics today approached the final lumination effects, has attracted
stretch. The scheduling of nomin- much student attention.
ation speeches of the Student AssoUsing both interior and exciation office seekers for this morn- terior plans. Smith's drawings
ing's Assembly opens the final phase are characterized by careful deof the political battle.
tail and planning. In black and
Almost all of next week is to be white and colors, the large
devoted to the class and student as- drawings havs occasioned enthusociation elections. First votes will l siastic admiration and approval
be taken Monday on both class and | from passing students and facStudent Association offices. T h e | ulty members.
balloting, which is to be conducted by Myskania, will take place in
the Commons from 10 A. M. till 4|
P. M. On Wednesday, first revote<
will be held, and if another set of
revotes is needed, they will take
place Friday.
Debaters Attend
Model Assembly
Alumnus to Lay
Stone Tomorrow
For Men s Dorm
iAfQL. XXV, NO. »
Nelson Unfolds Proposals
For State Five -Year Plan
Leaders Predict
Education Goals
To Una* ergo Shift
Ceremonies W i l l Begin at 2:30;
Bulger Becomes Director,
Augustine, Assistant
W. Earle Sutherland, '19, President of the Alumni Association, will
lay the cornerstone of Sayles Hall,
State's first residence hall for men,
tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 P. M.
The ceremonies will take place on
ths Partridge Street site of the
dormitory which is scheduled for
completion June 1. Mrs. Bertha E.
Brimmer, Executive Secretary of the
Alumni Association, announced late
yesterday that Mr. Paul G. Bulger,
Vice-Principal of Milne High School
and Director of the Student Employment Bureau, had accepted the
position as Director of Sayles Hall.
Thomas Augustine, '42, will be assistant director.
Dr. Milton G. Nelson, Dean of
the College) late .yesterday released the details of the Five-Year Flan
of teacher training as it will materialize at Slate College.
Differing specifically from the
five-year plans of other New York
State colleges, the "Albany plan"
resembles them in one fundamental:
it aims at students with greater
breadth of knowledge from their
undergraduate courses and with
more complete specialization in their
graduate studies. According to leading State educators, it will Introduce
a new kind of education for a new
kind of student. Its eventual goal is
better educated teachers.
Proposals for the fifth year will
necessitate two changes In the
under-graduate curriculum. The
Class of '43 will take, instead of
Methods, six hours of Education 10
next Fall.
Sayles To Accept
Judge Newton B. VanDerzee,
Results To Be Printed
Chairman of the Board of Visitors,
The University of Rochester, will present the dormitory for the
In conformity with the resolution
passed by the Student Association scene of the ninth annual New York use of the college. Acting President
early last semester, the complete State Student Assembly, is host this John M. Sayles, for whom the new
numerical results of all the elections weekend to eight members of State's hall is named, will accept for the
will be published in the STATU varsity debate squad, who left yes- college,
OoLusaia NKWN on Moving-Up Day. terday to attend this convention.
Mr, Bulger in his capacity of dirWarning has been Issued by My- This assembly, organized in the ector will act as a friend and counskania that only those who had form of a model legislature, is at- selor to the men. He and Mrs. Bulpaid their student tax would be al- tended by delegates from approxi- ger will occupy a special suite of
Curriculum To Change
lowed to vote for Student Association mately 30 colleges and universities rooms provided for them on the
Methods appear in the senior year
officers. Likewise, those who wish of New York State, and aims to second floor of the building.
under the title of Education 114to vote for class officers must have train students in actual legislative Men May Work
Methods and Preliminary Campus
their class clues paid.
procedure and civic responsibility.
Working on a basis of 100 men The distribution of fingerprint Teachings. This is the preparatory
This morning Myskania will anresidents
nounce that starting May 10, an
cards to all the members of the stu- course to six hours of advanced camaudit of all class finances will be introduce bills in committee on the pects to furnish employment for 22 dent body at the beginning of as- pus teaching during tlie graduate
following current issues: the St.
year, which undoubtedly will entail
Lawrenci> Seaway, Free College Edu- cover the cost of board, since every- sembly this morning will mark the some cadet teaching in public high
Candidates To Speak
cation, Compulsory Automobile In- one living in the dorm will have to
In compliance with Election Com- surance, and Civil Service Reform. pay room rent. There will be no to fingerprint all the students atRevision of the English departtending
mission regulations, candidates for
After this morning's election of provision for work for freshmen exment regulations is also in line.
the Student Association presidency, officers, the assembly will divide cept by special permission of the is being sponsored by tlie STATU COI.- These and other details will be exvice-presidency, and secretaryship, into four committees, each of which Dean of the College. Work will con- I.KOK Nisws In cooperation witli the plained to present sophomores in
are to speak this morning. In addi- will draft a final form from the sist of setting tables, office manage- Junior Chamber of Commerce's pre- Individual interviews with Dr. Nelson
tion to the candidates' speeches, will bills and proposals. The final bills ment, cleaning, and taking care of sent drive to fingerprint all the citi- from this week on, to enable them to
be the talks of the campaign man- will be acted upon by the General the grounds. Applications for rooms zens of the City of Albany.
draw up schedules for the coming
may now be made through the
agers of each candidate. The Assembly tomorrow.
Alumni office. Upporclnssmen will Fingerprinting Voluntary
speeches are limited to a total of
be given preference in choice of
Characterized, by a professional
The fingerprints obtained in this
four minutes—three for the candirooms.
date, and one for his manager.
campaign will be filed with the attitude, the fifth year has been
Directories O n Sale
New York State Bureau of Civil divided into two distinctly different
Candidates to be heard from inIdentification. These prints, whose semesters, One semester will be
clude: President, Vincent Miller,
Betly J. Parrott, '41, Editor of the Intersority Council
collection is entirely voluntary, arc devoted almost entirely to campus
Harry Passow, and Ralph Tibbetts,
teaching and courses In education.
to be used lor identification pur- The 15 semester hours of credit will
Schedules Annual Ball poses in case of accident, or emer- be compiled from one three-hour
Lynch James Portley, Bryant Tay.copies of this year's issue will relor, and Don
content I academic i course; three
secretary, FrankVanas,
William l m a u i o n s l l k , f o r 5 c i n , h c C o . o p u n _
Sorority women from the 10 Greek
Before assembly this morning, /Continued on putjv ,i, column 2)
Forrest, Bertram Klley, Patricia lil Wednesday. Since lhey will be of letter groups will entertain guests cards containing spaces for the
Latimer, and Earle Snow, Freshmen. no use to anyone after this special at the opening bull ol fnter-Soror- prints and deserlptlonal data conHarry Bora, '43, candidate for vtce- sale. Miss Parrot! will personally Ity Weekend Friday. May 2, at the cerning each individual will be disi Con I hiucd mi iim.ic ./, column l> dispense with any remaining vol- Auruniu Club from HI P. M. to tributed. These cards will be filled Fraternities to Dine
umes in n bonfire.
2 A. M.
out by those individuals who wish
Each sorority will conduct open to have their fingerprints taken,
At Annual Banquet
house formal dances Hie next night. They will be fingerprinted by an
May 3, Bert ha Petit. '41, President expert here at the college during
iiilcrfrutcrnity Council has scheof Inter-Sororll.y Council and gen- the early pari of next week.
duled the annual Interfraternity
eral chairman lor the weekend, anbanquet for Wednesday at 0 P. M.
nounced yesterday.
Permits Identification
at the Trinity Methodist Episcopal
by David Slav in
Emphasis is placed on the follow- Church, Lark and Lancaster Streets.
and 'energy-producing' i plenty of known in lis native Hudson Valley
"Lite is not so bud here," writes starches!."
ing facts by the sponsors of the plan:
and in collegiate circles, has been that the collection of the prints Is Stephen A. Kusak, '41, general
Many Karchmor, '40, now a $38 a
engaged to play lor Hie bull, fol- entirely voluntary, and that these chairman, announced yesterday that
month private, first class in ComImpression
lowing successful appearances ill files have not been used for criminal Arnold Ellerin, '41, will serve as
pany "G" 174th Infantry iRll'le),
Hamilton and Green Moun- identification. Rather, a means is toustmasler, and that. Mr. William G.
44th Division, Port Dix, New Jermill Ihui there Is a censorship ol tain. It has been characterized as sought to permit definite Identifica- Hardy and Mr. Louis C, Jones, both
sey .
mail. Karelunoi' dispels this un- "solid and versa!lie—good in sweet, tion of all the citizens of the State of the English department, will bo
Rumors have been Hying around founded idea. "Our mall is not cen- swing and jump music."
of New York. At the present time, ihe chief speakers. The entertainthick and fust that life In the train- sored in or out."
Assisting Miss Petit are the fol- more than 15,000 unidentified per- ment committee under Harold Feiging camps is far removed from civilbaum, '43, lias completed tenAnd all time Is not spent on army lowing committee chairmen: Doris sons are burled annually in the tative plans for the program, but
Ian existence, that, the men are mil
Grossman, Alpha Epsllon Phi; Ada United Stales.
weekwell-housed, and that they lack the
they will remain secret until their
ends tree, providing of course we Parslmll. Beta Zela;
conveniences of modern life.
aren't caught lor special details or Iloeh, Chi Sigma Thetu; Barbara
In letters to Mr. Pnul Bulger, haven't been in good behavior all Ferree, Kappa Delta; Catherine
Special guests for Hie banquet will
Director of the Student Einpluy- week . . . It must seem odd in hear Simpler, Pill Delta; Dorothy Tomp- Choral Society, Orchestra
be tlie honorary members of the
ineiu Bureau, Kurehmer explains of going to a dunce via trucks. A kins, Plil Lambda; Bella Lashinsky,
To Present Spring Concert four fraternities and also members
that few of the conveniences of dance was held lor us in Trenton. PI Alpha Tail; Lydia Bond, Psl
of the fraternities who are on tlie
home are lacking, that "we have . . the girls are provided by Hie Gamma; Mary Mahar. Sigma Alfaculty.
The annual spring concert of the
radios . . . we van buy daily papers. YWCA and the Stale Teachers Col- pha, all seniors.
Slate College Choral Society in eon-'
Newspaper vendors come around the lege; frankly speaking tlie famines
junction with Hie Symphony Orcompany streets twice a day with are rather nice and friendly here to
Seniors to Roller Skate
chestra will be presented Thursday,
metropolitan (N. Y. C.i papers."
tin' soldiers, their attitude towards
AlEstelle Engelhart and Irene Poger
"The tents weren't anywhere as us improving all the time
Charles Quinn, '41, president of bany High School at 8:30 P. M. The were appointed co-chairmen of the
bad as 1 thought they would be
Karchmer, however, lias two the State College chapter of Kappa chorus will be under tlie direction Senior
class roller-skating party
When I moved in, but the barracks lamentations to make. "The only
Dr. T. F. H. Candlyn and the or- ("positively last fling—" Roy Mcare nicer—they're air-conditioned. bad part about tills place is the Phi Kappa, lias announced the of
chestra under the baton of Bernard Creary, Senioi President) at Midpledging
"Now that we're in barracks, an mud, and I guess we're not the only
Perlman, '42. Soloists scheduled for City Park Wednesduy. Buses will
Important change has taken place' ones. One thing very obvious about night.
Those to be admitted to tlie na- the performance are Jean MaoAUis- leave from Washington Avenue at
in tlie manner of serving our m e s s - this life is that it's very unconducler, '43, soprano, and Jack Nordell. 7:15 P. M. Admission and round trip
we're using ohlnawaro instead of tlve to academic endeavors. I've tional educational fraternity are '40, pianist,
Tompbus fee will total 40c; Students may
(he field mess gear and have KP's tried to study for civil service exbring on the food. The meals are ams, but I've found very little time kins, Thoriie DeVoid, Leo Griffin, Co-chairmen for the concert are sign up at a table In the lower hall
Baird Poskanzer, and Edwin Casler, Jeanette Ryerson and Florence Hal- of Draper Monday, Tuesday or
pretty good. The food is ample to use the books I have with me."
brelch, Juniors.
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The Campaign Bottleneck
Section 8, part (d) of the By-laws of the Constitution of Student Association says: " T h e commission (Election Commission) shall regulate and
supervise pre-voting activities, including assembly
nominations and acceptance speeches."
In that vague, simple sentence lies the most
deadly power given to any association commission,
for that commission has taken it upon itself to disqualify any candidate not conforming to its acts.
Nowhere does the constitution give it this power.
By so doing the commission over-steps its bounds,
stifling and strangling instead of regulating.
There are issues in our student government that
need a public airing, yet if any one candidate should
challenge his opponent to a debate ( a s M r . Molineux suggests), Election Commission would disqualify him. This does not set well with free democratic election principles.
Our elections are not interesting to students as
the low voting percentages testify. In other colleges
of much greater enrollment the whole student body
votes because it is aroused; it knows what it is voting for; it wants to see improvement in student
government instead of stagnation.
Election Commission, however, substitutes for
any spirit of candidate competition two measly,
unimportant, and unimposing posters for each candidate and a host of boring sedatives in Assembly
called "acceptance speeches." T h e commission
cannot very well regulate what it, by usurped power,
forbids to take place: i.e. pre-voting activities.
Since the Election Commission has failed in its
function, since it furthermore kills rather than creates, since it cannot possibly justify its existence
under present conditions, Student Association should
use Section 8, part (e) of the By-laws (giving a
majority of students veto power over the acts of
the commission) and veto the whole set-up. Abolish
Election Commission and give the candidates a
chance to show the Association what makes it run
(or fail to r u n ) .
The Albany Plan
A milestone that may prove to be as legendary
at State College as the 1914 conversion of Albany
Normal School to a liberal arts teacher's college has
been reached this past year by the faculty and
administration of this college. As released by the
office of the Dean this week, the "Albany Plan"
for a five year teacher training program is without
a doubt a trail-blazer in the educational field.
Despite the temptation, the writers of the plan
have carefully skirted any tendency toward overspecialization in the five year program. Students
will be well versed in four fields rather than two,
and, as a result, will receive a much better education than the ordinary State graduate who receives
his master's degree here or somewhere else. In
turn, they will be better teachers,
Eor years, some educators have charged that the
average teacher is a culturally shallow individual.
They have maintained that too many graduates
of teacher-training institutions carry their narrow
backgrounds into the classroom with them. Even
in State College, departmental recluses, who know
little, if anything, beyond their own field, may be
found among undergraduates,
The Great Peculation
by Jatpir Molineux, NEWS Political Editor
This is the second in a series of six articles by Mr. Molineux presenting
a personal analysis of the forthcoming Student Association, class, and
organization elections. Molineux is given the widest latitude as author
of these political interpretations although his opinions do not necessarily
reflect those of the STATE CoLLEoeB NEWS.
Two things occupied the politi-*
cal scene this week and are some included the $300 mandatory inwhat connected. The first is the crease in the infirmary fund. When
passed, but far from forgotten budg- it became known that there would
et and the second, the somewhat hid- be 1000 payments, the association
den connection of it to the outcome completely neglected its past exof the forthcoming presidential con- J P e r l e " c e , a " d P a s s < : d a b u d S f t Which
provided for an increase to $14.00
and a budget which was an inAs for the budget, the Student Aseven over the budgets asked
sociation should be ashamed for Its crease
last year by the organizations.
lack of interest in general, its bick- for
1000 payments of $12.00 each would
ering, and Its laziness in allowing have
$12,000. The activities
a budget to go through that is un- could provided
operated on the same
necessarily large. Briefly the activi- budgetshave
provide the same proties put one over on the students in gram asand
they provided this year,
that they were absolutely prepared the necessary
for the questions put to them. The of $600.00 couldmandatory
students who asked questions did so and the budget could stillmade—
without any way of actually pinbalanced. The last time an
ning the activity representative been
increase was made in the student
down. Long financial reports were tax,
students were given someread and the student had to accept thingthe
their money. $1.00 was
them because they knew of no way added for
to the tax and the students
to challenge them. Obviously the were given
the Pedagogue. Another
activities could have gotten almost $1.00 was added
and the students
as much money as they wanted were given a $15.00
infirmary fund
simply by fast talking. The students Instead of the $10.00
are so ignorant of what is done with year an increase of $2.00fund.
the money in their tax that all they
The students have passed a
could do was to bicker to cover made.
for over $14,000 and are gettheir ignorance. So much valuable budget
ting the same thing they could have
time was wasted by this bickering gotten
for $12,000. Simply stated,
that the students were glad of the
Student Association has been
chance to vote for the budget as a the
whole instead of "ad seriatim." Mr. swindled out of the sum of $2,000.
Murray hit the nail on the head
It was unusual not to see Mr.
and was almost laughed at when Walrath on the rostrum Friday. Mr.
he said that voting on the budget Tibbets, a candidate for president,
as a whole was an "extremely lazy had a beautiful advantage in front
way of proceding."
of the students that Friday. Whether or not he took full advantage of
Students Set For Sprint
his opportunity over his opponents
The whole trouble lies in the fact will be decided this week in voting.
that State students sit on the edge
of their seats in assembly ready to Speech Order Changed
sprint to lunch, The apathy shown Some students have been wonderis justification for making attend- ing why election commission has
ance compulsory. It seems almost made a sudden change in the order
inane, but it is nevertheless true of the campaign speeches to be dethat, the supposedly adult State livered in assembly this morning. In
students have to be forced to taking past years, the order has been secrean interest in what happens to their tary, vice-president, and finally
money. Those who are in activities president. At the request of Debate
are in them for the fun of it. Na- Council, the order has been reversturally, larger budgets will make ed by election commission so that
larger programs possible and a cor- the presidential candidates will
responding increase in the enjoy- speak first. Immediately upon the
ment of working on an activity. It completion of his three-minute
is the function of the students to speech, Mr. Passow will jump into a
know enough about the extraclass waiting taxi which will take him
program to act as a check on activi- to the Empire State Express in order
that he may be in time to introduce
ties requests for money.
his bill at the New York State StuIn this case their stagnation has dent Conference on Public Affairs
made it impossible for them to car- at Rochester. Mr. Passow's bill prory out this function. Unless, in fu- vides for "Free University Education
ture cases students are interested, for All Deserving Students in New
activities may gain complete control York State."
and abrogate the democratic principle on which the association is Again, the three-minute limitation will work a hardship on those
candidates who really have a pro$3000 Increase Needless
gram to present. What would give
The activities operated roughly the students something to think
on $11,400 this past year, When it about would be a few debates on
was believed that only 900 payments major issues of the campaign. Hold
were possible next year; an increase them where and when you will and
of $13.00 would have provided for a the students will come, listen, and
$11,700 budget which would have appraise sensibly and fairly.
The Weekly Bulletinnii'i.o.MA i i;i:
There will be a panel discussion on
Seniors enn |)iiy their [iva dollar (OG education at the weekly meeting of
I'nr 111]111111111s ami touching certificates Club X at Tuesday noon.
to Mr. Doyo any tlmo boforo May 10.
Kllli.'rl I'. AjJIIC,
Hoy MeCrt'iiry, '11,
Tlio doiiullno tor students submitting
photographs (or I ho Hliiilont oxhihit Is
April 28. Minimum xl/.c oil prlntH In
;i" x I." Photographs should bo givon
to either nno of, (he oo-ohnlrmon.
I'lormicn IlllUny,
liliuii'lir Mollloonu,
Undergraduates who arc parlli'lpaliui;
In Uio Leah l.iivonliolin t'rlao Contasl
iriiiii iiavu ihi'ir short xioi'loH lii by
May 1.
Dr. ShliliU Mcllwiilno,
I'rofoHsnr of KngllHli,
The iil'ufes'ulonill, uncial, and recreational ucllvltlcu of Slali' Cullugu will
he islmwn nluloi'lnlly In an early Issue
of "New Vorlv Stale lOiluealloii."
will lie apin'cclaleil II' all uludullis who
have good phoiugrapha of [''rushiiinn
Camp life, athletics, field n i p s , ami
llin lil.e. ul,mil I hem to me.
Dr. Ilollcll,
Professor of MiitliunmlluN.
Any freshmen interested In applying
fur the position of Assistant Manager
uf baseball please see me.
SUA revoles will be hold Monday and
Tuesday In the lower hall of Draper.
Apr. 25—Junior Class Meeting, auditorium, 12 M.
Apr. 25 li'l'osh Chorus, Lounge. '.\:'M
V. M.
Apr. 211 College Hound Table, auditorium. HI A. M.
Apr. 211 Wren
Hall. II I 1 . M.
Apr. 2U-27 Delegates In iiltend Newman Club Federalloa Conference at
•Syracuse University.
Apr. 21)- Club X Mooting, I/oitnge. 12 M.
Apr. 211 Newman Club Vie Concert,
Lounge. 8:80 I'. M.
Apr. 21) Fresh Debate Meeting, Room
28, :i:,'l() V. M.
Apr, 211 French Club Mealing, Lounge.
7:011 V. M.
Apr. .'Ill Classical
M c e l l n g,
Lounge. 7:.'lt) I'. M.
Apr. .'Ill Holler 'Skating I'lirly, .Seniors,
Mill ('111' Itlnk. 7:80 1'. M.
Mil) I Inici'iiallomil
ltchilions Club,
Lounge. 8:80 I1. M.
May I Chess Club Meeting, llooin 804.
7:8(1 I'. M.
May I Newman Club Meeting, New
man Hall. 7:80 I'. M. Round Tabic
discussion on "Old Maids." Danelug and rcl'resliineiils.
May 1 Varsity Debute with Mldillebury College, Lounge, 8:80 1'. M.
May 18 Discussion on Catholic sex
rallty for girls by Hev. William
cuhill, Newman Hall. 8:80 ] ' . M.
May 20 Catholic si'*' morality discussion for boys, Newman Hull. 8 :,'I0
I'. M.
The Band Plague
The CommentstaterEveryone who knows about it is sick of it and everyone who has had anything to do with it is completely
fed up. Every year, the several colleges in this district,
as in other districts, sponsor a number of formal
dances—dances which require music and consequently
the services of fairly decent bands. There are, of
course, agents in this district who pay rather high
income taxes as a result of monies collected as commissions for supplying these colleges with musical
organizations. On the surface, the setup is a rather
nice one—except for one big fallacy, namely—music
committees seeking dance bands invariably end up
with an outfit that they had not agreed to in the
beginning and were forced to accept because of contract obligations and the pressure of time. These are
not idle words—for details, the chairmen of music
committees for the major formals of this year have
on record sheaths of telegrams, letters, and exchanges.
The following instances are but brief examples to
illustrate the point.
The junior class this year dealt with agents whom
we shall call Smith and Jones. These men promised
the music of "Red" Nichols and his band for the
February 21st affair. Long days of waiting, worrying,
telephoning, conversations, telegrams, and
letters about the Nichols* contract brought
only excuses from our reassuring agents
and promises of speedy action. Finally
came an announcement that "Red" Nichols
had no band! Barred by a contract clause promising
to deal with one agent, Matthews was forced to sign Al
Kavelin, a more obscure band. The climax to the
affair came with the two agents, who had previously
tried to cut each other's throats, calling each other
crooks, each claiming commission money. They were
not far wrong in the names they were calling each
other and the whole affair left a nasty odor in the
noses of many.
Soiree offered a repeat performance with one of
the aforementioned agents. They had profited by the
experiences of the Prom committee, and made an
agreement releasing the committee from the clutches
of the agent if not satisfied by an agreed-upon date.
They went through the sensations of nearly hiring
Dean Hudson, Dick Rogers, and Terry Shand—and
finally gave up in disgust when the final signings fell
through time after time. Fortunately Bill Grattan's
fine performance at the swing concert,
was still fresh in the minds of students
and old standby Bob Reid was available.
Sophomores The Sophomores were pulled out of the
position of having no band a dozen days
before the dance. The Soiree committee not only
pulled Soiree out of the fire but came through with
the largest crowd in years and a neat prof it—something
like stumbling over an object and picking it up only
to find it a pocketbook full of bills.
The malignant growth of swindling agents is not
confined to State. RPI and Union ran the gauntlet
of hiring the Dorsey brothers, Tommy and Jimmy, only
to find that Jimmy had an option in his contract with
the Strand Theater in New York which made it imposible for him to play on that day while Tommy had
accepted another engagement on another option at
VMI for $4500. Naturally the agents knew about the
options, but greedy for the healthy commission they
get as contracting agents, they completely forgot to
mention the option to the college committees. I t is
easy to see how this detail might have been overlooked,
however. Legal actions were contemplated, but were
finally dropped when it became evident that such
actions would have tied the hands of the committees
and prevented the signing of another band in time
for the formal.
There are two distinctive points to this Invective
tirade which should be made at this time. First, we
should not sit back and allow ourselves to be stepped
on by unscrupulous agents as we have for altogether
too many formals. Future committees should feel
bound to deal only with the agents of the individual
bands or the band leader himself. They must, by all
means, steer clear of all free lance agents who have
continually promised but failed to produce.
The college student agent has time and
time again proven himself no match for
an agent who is acquainted with the legal
ropes by which the agent can strangle the
college committees into submission and "commission."
Perhaps some enterprising college students in this district might form an agency and do themselves and the
district colleges a good turn.
The fact that 105 couples, the largest group in
attendance in years, enjoyed themselves Is ample concrete evidence that a name does not make a band.
Either Grattan or Reid was better than any of the
so-called name bands we have had in past years, secured through professional agents. Had the Soiree
contracted for only one of the bands, It Is probablo
that the Soiree-goers would have felt that their $2.20
was well invested, not even begrudging the $.20 tax.
Seldom, if ever, in past years have formals fulfilled tho
number of sets promised on tho p r o g r a m s Cheap
Soiree, with Its continuous dancing gavo
tho dancers more than was promised.
Briefly stated, two bands, neither of which
Is known outside the Capital District, were
able Individually to attract and satisfy a larger crowd
than ever before at a reduced price within reach of
the State College student's pocketbook.
Another vice not mentioned is the practice of sending the leader of a well known orchestra together with
an orchestra, not his own, but rather a pick-up group
of the agent. This possibility is eliminated with Capital District orchestras. For a specific instance of this
vice, tho Intersororlty Ball committee for lust year has
definite data.
The case Is a clear one against professional agents
who have continually defrauded and swindled college
music committees. The sooner our formal music committees contract with Capital District bands of known
quality and scruples, the better music we shall have at
our formals and the price will be within reach of all I
Area Educators Summer Jobs Available
For Students at PTEB
Will Investigate theA.Part-Time
Harry Passow, '42, Director of
Employment Bureau,
this week that the BuDefense Affairs announced
reau has sent out 350 reply cards
State Faculty Members Head
Sectional Discussion Croups
Of 17th Conference Here
Area educators will meet at the
college tomorrow at 10 A. M. for
the 17th annual Round Table Conference. Dr. Robert Frederick, Principal of Milne High School, is general chairman.
Covering every phase of education the conference will discuss national defense through mathematics,
industrial arts, regional literature,
Guest speaker in the French section, in Room 28, Richardson Hall
of which Dr. Thomas G. Bergin.
Professor of Romance Languages, is
chairman, will be Henry Daymont.
Huston to Speak
Dr. Harry Birchenough, chairman
of the mathematics section in Draper Hall, Room 206, at 10 A. M„ will
introduce Dr. Ralph Huston of RPI,
speaking on "The Use of Elementary
Mathematics in Making and Breaking Codes."
Especially interesting in the light
of world events will be a talk by
Dr. Mary A. Goggin, Instructor in
Latin, on "Greece, a Year at the
American School at Athens." Dr.
Edith O. Wallace, Assistant Professor of Latin, is chairman of the
classical section in Room 111 of
Draper Hall.
A study of Southern literature,
"The Colonel, Uncle Remus and
Jeeter Lester, or Literature Below
the Line," will be presented to the
English and Library group by Dr.
Shields Mcllwaine, Assistant Professor of English in the Milne
Library. Dr. Harry W. Hastings,
Head of the English department, is
section chairman.
Moose Chairman
Also participating from the faculty of Milne High School will be
Dr. Carleton A. Moose, Assistant
Professor and Supervisor in Science,
who will discuss plans for next
year for the State College Film
Loan Library, as chairman of the
science section to be held in the
Milne Little Theatre. Clarence Hidley, Assistant Professor of History
in State College, chairman of the
joint commerce-social studies meeting in the Lounge introducing a lecture on "Socio-Economic Problems
Taught by the Workshop Method,"
by John Fitzgerald of Wethersfield,
Members of Service Fraternity will
act as guides for visitors.
Student Elections
(Continued from page I, column II
president, and Kathryn Herdman,
,44 candidate for secretary, will not
In addition to the general elections, this week and next also bring
all the organizational elections
within the college. Since all results
must be presented to Myskania for
certification by Thursday, all the
organizations such as Nnw.s, Dramatics and Arts Council, and Debate Council and others securing
Student Association support, arc
obliged to hold their elections
early next week.
With the elections comes what Is
virtually the end of the allied-currlcular year. Next Friday morning's
Assembly will be the last one of
the year which will bo devoted to
business. The report of the committee investigating the student
Association constitution in regard to
the live-year plan will be discussed
at that time.
to prospective summer employers,
and that answers have been coming in, offering many kinds of positions.
All thoss who are interested in
applying for summer work are urged to apply at the PTEB office, 110
Draper, beginning today. The Bureau asks that all applications be
in by the early part of next week.
All the leads for summer work
will be posted on the small bulletin board to the left of the entrance to the PTEB office. A variety
of positions are now waiting to be
filled. They include musicians, waiters, waitresses, masters of ceremonies, sports directors, hostesses, countermen, carpenters, and handymen.
Some of these positions pay excellent salaries.
Passow also stated that experience will not be necessary for all
these positions. Applicants interested may call at the PTEB office for
Five Year Plan
iContinued from page 1, column 5)
hours in Educational Research Problems; a three-hour seminar in Education, and six hours in advanced
campus teaching.
The second semester will comprise
subject matter courses exclusively;
that Is, specialization in the student's
chosen field of study. Research, in
Albany or any other suitable place,
class meetings, and seminars will
combine to add substance to the
foundation studies of each person's
major and minor interests.
Degrees Presented
Bachelor's and Master's degrees
will be awarded upon the completion
of the five-year program. No degree
can be given at the end of four
years, because State College degrees
carry with them teaching licenses.
It is obvious that distributing degrees
at the end of four years, even though
requirements for the Bachelor's degree (124 hours) are completed,
would mean the death of State College as a teacher-training institution, as it would permit entrance of
men and women who have no idea
of studying further than for the Arts
Dean Will Not Teach
Removal of all school administration courses and guidance from the
curriculum means the absence of
Dr. Nelson from the teaching faculty
for the first time in 16 years. These
subjects, designed for school principals and superintendents, will henceforth be offered only in summer
session at State, for "sixth year"
Transfer students may apply for
admission, but those having an Insufficient number of credit hours in
Education will have to study for
another year and a half after graduation from the under-graduate college, to be eligible for teacher certification.
Employment Bureau
Announces Positions
The Niw
Miss Irene Semanek, Assistant
Director of the Student Employment
Bureau, announces the following
Class of '37: Lewis Wilson, Gllbertsville. Class of '38: Frances Wolak, Spencertown; Jane Miller,
Washington'vllle, M, Frances Breen,
NYS Training School for Girls,
Hudson, Class of '39; Faye Foreman,
Saugertles; Doris Munroe. "-"-(ford;
Mary Sparacine, Fonda a.
Adams, Berlin; Jean Strong, Hi 'ington; Kay Lynch, Schohnr
Richard Lonsdale, Whitesboro, C.a i1
of '40; Lorraine Smith, Montgom
Class of '41. Charles Quinn, Tannersville; Robert Agne, Rensselaer
Falls; Leslie Gerdts, Washingtonville;
James Snover, Cambridge;
Mary McCall, Schuylerville; Jean
"Serving delicious food 2lt hours a day"
Schaeffer, Edmeston; Dorothy Peak,
Schaghticoke; Madalyn Beers, Valley Falls; Stephen Kusak, Canan•
daigua; Dorothy Johnson, Richmondvllle; John Alden, RlchmondHAMBURG GROUND FRESH FROM PRIME STEER BEEF
ville; James Aldrlch, Richburg;
Mary Mahar, Randolph; Helen MilCOMPLETE DINNERS DAILY FROM 40c to 65c
ler, Mannsville; Mary Sharpies,
Winthrop; Mary Lang, Ellenburg.
234 Central Ave.
Phyllis Esposito, grad, has accepted a position at Alburg, Vermont,
Albany, N. Y.
to teach for the rest of the school
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117 S. PEARL
Coach Hatfield
Announces Six
Game Schedule
Favorable Weather Conditions
Hatten Practice Sessions;
Daniels Rejoins Squad
Baseball Schedule
10- Pratt
Wednesday 14- R P I
16- - H a m i l t o n *
Wednesday 2 1 - Hamilton
23- -Pratt*
C o a c h G. Elliott Hatfield recently | ^
m a d e public t h e 1941 edition of the T » n n i < ? T e a m
S t a t e College varsity baseball s c h e - ' « ' , m >
• ««»II
" , l w " '
dule. T h e card features twin conPromise in Practice
t e s t s a g a i n s t t h r e e old-time rivals,
RPI, Hamilton, and P r a t t Institute.
All in all, t h e local lads will play
Five Veteran Courtmen Report;
six contests in about t h r e e weeks.
H. Kensky Shines in Drills
T h e opener takes place with R P I at
T r o y on May 7th. W h a t would ordiW i t h the s t a r t of t h e season's
narily be a home contest for S t a t e
will be played on a n e u t r a l diamond schedule just one week a h e a d , t h e
i n T r o y on May 14. Home games will tennis team is rounding i n t o s h a p e
be played on t h e 16th a n d 23rd of nicely.
May against Hamilton and P r a t t
Favored by surprisingly
weather, the team h a s been o u t doors during t h e past week a n d all
Prospects Uncertain
candidates, veterans especially, have
A quick perusal of t h e game card shown considerable progress since
reveals t h a t t h e S t a t e s m e n have no t h e beginning of practice.
simple job to bring home the bacon.
However, the s t a r t i n g lineup h a s
Unusually favorable w e a t h e r dur- n o t yet been chosen a n d all c a n d i ing spring recess gave t h e S t a t e Col- dates still have a n opportunity to
lege baseball c a n d i d a t e s a n excel- m a k e t h e team. Practice will conl e n t opportunity to get in some tinue all next week at t h e Ridgefleld
practice earlier t h a n was expected •Y' courts a n d it is obligatory t h a t
this year, according to t h e s t a t e m e n t all a s p i r a n t s a t t e n d t h e n e t workissued by Larry Balog, captain.
I n addition Balog a n n o u n c e d t h a t
Up u n t i l now H a r r y K e n s k y h a s
W a l t Daniels, a n o t h e r veteran of shown
remarkable prowess
t h r e e previous years' experiencs h a s probably will be t h e n u m b e r one
tossed in his cap for consideration m a n on the t e a m this year. Besides
for a b e r t h on t h e t e a m roster.
Kensky, there will be four other letDaniels is one of S t a t e ' s finest t e r m e n r e t u r n i n g : George Pearson
c a t c h e r s a n d will be seeking his old a n d S t a n Smith, co-captains, H a n k
position behind t h e plate again this B r a u n e r , a n d Al Stiller. Moreover,
year. His slugging ability h a s won there are some very promising c a n h i m distinction a m o n g his fellow didates who should bolster t h e squad
considerably. Bob Jones, last year's
t e a m m a t e s in t h e past.
c a p t a i n of Cortland's t e a m , a n d
T e a m Yet U n n a n o u n c e d
Bernie B e r n h a r d t , winner of t h e
As yet the t e a m h a s not been se- t o u r n a m e n t conducted in t h e fall,
lected. However, since t h e w e a t h e r a r e expected to provide stiff c o m p e h a s t u r n e d out so ideally, spring tition for the veterans. O t h e r c a n d i practice is going a t full speed, a n d d a t e s include Wally Manley, Ed
t h e t e a m is likely to be a n n o u n c e d Reed, Bill Marsland, Al S t o n e , and
Gerald Rock.
very soon.
This year's tennis schedule is one
Louis G r e e n s p a n , varsity baseball
m a n a g e r , has a n n o u n c e d several u n - of the most difficult in years. Neverusual opportunities for u n d e r c l a s s - theless, the t e a m expects a very
m e n who seek to make a n a m e for successful season. T h e t e a m will
themselves in the sports world a t cover a lot of territ ry in t h e c u r S t a t e . These opportunities are open r e n t tennis wars, traveling over
to candidates for t h e position of 1,200 miles before the schedule Is
a s s i s t a n t m a n a g e r of baseball. All completed.
T h i s year for the first time the
interested should
G r e e n s p a n a t once. F r o m those men n e t m e n will be equipped w i t h u n i who come out the future m a n a g e r s formed jerseys bearing the S t a t e
of baseball will be picked.
WAA Swings Into Spring
Beckoning Fans Outdoors
has been thinking about all winter,"
^ J ^ J ^ ^ A A '
the W a s h i n g t o n
Spring season was inaugurated by courts open, tennis e n t h u s i a s t s may
WAA with t h e a p p o i n t m e n t of c a p - ! o b t a i n credit for g a m e s
t a i n s for spring sports this past there. Until then c o - c a p t a i n s Mary
Irving and Mary D o m a n n will s u p week.
Tomorrow and every S a t u r d a y ervise practice in the gym.
hereafter Kay Wilson will captain
T h e bullseye will be t h e aim of
riding groups. Since there are only girls out for archery u n d e r t h e s u p six horses at the stable and this ervision of R u t h O'Donnell. T h i s
sport proved very popular in t h e sport will be offered on Tuesdays,
fall, a r r a n g e m e n t s have been made T h u r s d a y s and Fridays at 3:30 P. M.
for three groups to meet. At 10 A. in Iront of the library.
M. experienced riders will canter, at
.Swimming will continue under t h e
11 A. M. the beginners and inter- i direction of F r a n Khapley with t h e
m e d i a t e s will have their
chance, omission of the T h u r s d a y night sesas will a similar group a t 12 noon. slon.
A fee of one dollar will be c h a r g ed each girl every Saturday, but
all those who complete a t least ten
h o u r s riding will be refunded five
dollars, as is the regular policy ol
Softball practices are scheduled
for Mondays, Wednesdays, and F r i 2
days at 3:110 P. M. J a n e Williams,
c a p t a i n , has announced t h a t ten
h o u r s will be required for credit.
Any girl interested may s t a r t playing this afternoon In back of the
Miss J o h n s t o n intends to teacli
golf technique at practice sessions
in back of the college on Mondays
a n d Wednesdays a t 3:30 P. M. I n a
few weeks t h e more expert players
S t a t e sports have again lapsed into
t h a t t r a d i t i o n a l spring lull which
places t h e sports editor in t h e e m barrassing position of having n o t h ing to spout about—assuming, of
course, t h a t he does have s o m e t h i n g
to say otherwise. At any r a t e , we'll
do our best under the circumstances.
As far as the great majority of
the s t u d e n t body is concerned, a t h letics for 1940-'41 a r e finished. As
a m a t t e r of fact, two full varsity
schedules a w a i t completion. S t a t e ' s
n e t representatives, captained by
George Pearson and S t a n S m i t h ,
are already limbering up for t h e
opening of t h e current n i n e - m a t c h
tennis c a m p a i g n on May 3 a g a i n s t
C o r t l a n d S t a t e Normal. On t h e diamond front—the one we're most
with — another
s t a n d s ready to launch a n a t t a c k on
May 7 against the R P I baseballers
on t h e Troy Battlefield.
S t a t e h a s a r e p u t a t i o n t h a t is
none too good with the bat a n d ball.
L a s t year's nine wound up its s e a s on with t h e decidedly unimpressive
record of no wins in eight s t a r t s ,
to cite a single instance.
Despite our poor showings in t h e
p a s t o n t h e diamond, we see no good
reason why home ball games c a n n o t
enjoy a s t u d e n t interest rivaling
t h a t of t h e court clashes in P a g e
Hall. S t a t e c a n m a k e no claim of
possessing a collegiate a t m o s p h e r e
while its students are unwilling to
support its daytime a t h l e t e s .
If t h e s t u d e n t body h a s no y e a r n ing to a t t e n d our few home baseball
games, there is but one logical
course. T h e sport should be abolished — a step we'd regret a g r e a t
A suggestion to those in c h a r g e of
baseball and MAA Press B u r e a u :
W h y n o t some novel publicity to
spare t h e boys the disgrace of playing to a n empty house a g a i n this
W A A Plans Elections
To Determine Officers
T h e n o m i n a t i o n list for t h e WAA
elections to be conducted Monday
h a s been released by
Beers, president. J u n e H a u s h a l t e r ,
Anita Holm, and K a t h e r i n e Peterson, juniors, are c o n t e s t a n t s for t h e
top honor of the presidency.
Any member of WAA may vote
who h a s received credit in a t least
one sport during any o n e of t h e
seasons since last spring, T h e WAA
bulletin board lists other c a n d i d a t e s .
DIAL 8 - 9 0 3 8
Else's Hair Dressing
3—Cortland State
10—St. Peter's
Wednesday 14—Conn. State
Wednesday 21—Conn. State*
23—St. Peter's*
Wednesday 28—RPI
Princeton Seeks Revenge
Over State Chess Team
State's chess t e a m will renew its
Intercollegiate wars this weekend
as It encounters P r i n c e t o n here in
Albany. T h s m a t c h will take place a t
Brubacher Hall on S u n d a y afternoon. I n a previous e n g a g e m e n t t h e
S t a t e s m e n drubbed t h e Tigers, who
are seeking to avenge this previous
T h e a t t e m p t on t h e p a r t of the
chess t e a m to obtain a radio station
for S t a t e College h a s failed. T h e
federal g o v e r n m e n t advised against
it because only "simple language"
must ba used on t h e air. Since chess
radio m a t c h e s require t h e use of
symbols, the g o v e r n m e n t
t h e license, a t least u n t i l after t h e
national emergency is over.
State College N e v ^
Softballers to Open
New, Faster Season
KB, Potter Club Now Favorites
To W i n Pennant This Year
T h e I n t r a m u r a l Softball League
will open its c a m p a i g n Monday afternoon on the Page d i a m o n d .
T h e league will consist of eight
teams, KDR, E E P , K B , SLS, R a m b lers, BAR, College House, a n d t h e
newly organizsd G o p h e r s . Since t h e
council h a s p r e p a r e d a 28-game
schedule, each t e a m will m e e t every
o t h e r league m e m b e r once.
All games are to be played according to t h e 1941 rules. Moreover,
gloves may be used by players of
all positions i n s t s a d of only first
b a s e m a n and c a t c h e r as last year.
" W i t h t h e new rules." Del M a n cuso, who is in charge of i n t r a m u r a l
softball, said, "we will undoubtedly
play a faster b r a n d of softball and
draw the s t u d e n t body to t h e
Because SLS, last year's p e n n a n t
winner, h a s lost fix men from t h e
first t e a m , K B a n d P o t t e r Club are
considered as pre-season favorites.
However, both S L S and College
House should give K B and EEP
quite a battle before t h e season is
over. Moreover, there is a possibility
t h a t some d a r k horses may develop.
As last year, two g a m e s will be
played every day; the first will begin a t 4:30 P. M. and t h e second
at 6 P. M.
Nelson Clarifies
Activity Outline
For Fifth Year
Professional Duties W i l l Take
Grad Interest OK Campus;
A l l Should Have Training
A n n o u n c e m e n t of details of t h e
in last
NEWS, by Dr. Milton G. Nelson,
D e a n of the College, this week r a i s ed a storm of comment on the place
of t h e fifth year s t u d e n t in e x t r a curricular activity.
Although he declined to decree
t h e a m o u n t of activity of the g r a d uates, Dr. Nelson said they " p r o b ably would not w a n t to p a r t i c i p a t e " in extra-class activities as
they a r e now organized.
A r r a n g e Year's Study
Reason for his s t a t e m e n t is t h e
a r r a n g e m e n t of the fifth year of
study. " I t seems likely t h a t the intensively
t h e g r a d u a t e year will a u t o m a t i c a l l y
divorce the student from his former
Class schedules for t h e g r a d u a t e s
may differ from those of the rest of
t h e college.
O n e strong a r g u m e n t advanced in
favor of the participation of graduates is their experience a n d m a turity of judgment.
Extra-Class Activities Needed
" T h a t Is exactly why I hope g r a d u a t e s will be ineligible for any s t u d e n t offices," Dean Nelson c o m mented. "We consider
participation in extra-class activity i n v a l u able in the development of ,ie u n der-gracluate. If graduates w e n allowed to retain the offices they they
held in their senior year, or to be
n a m e d for new ones, they would
soon supplant the underclassmen
who should be getting t h a t executive a n d administrative experience,
"However I do believe the g r a d u a t e class should develop e x t r a class organizations of their own. T h e
most beneficial, as far a s their progress is involved, would be professional. W.' don't want to say t h a t
the colorful pleasures of their college years arc over, but in the fifth
year, it is time people began to t a k e
a different and more professional
Wings, Not Books,
Facing Day, Kusak
Stove K u s a k a n d Fred Day a r e
u p in the air in more t h a n one
sense these clays.
Scarcely a week ago K u s a k w a s
celebrating the contract he h a d
earned to teach m a t h in C a n a n daigua, half an hour's ride from
his Rochester suburb home. T h e
n i g h t the contract arrived, our
blond Myskanian was served with
his selective service summons. A
few days later he signed to be
tested for t h e air corps. M u c h to
his surprise, he found Day in t h e
office with t h e same idea. B o t h
fellows were permitted to c o m plete their exams. They'll know
in a m o n t h if they're In.
41 Chooses Snell
A s Ivy Speaker
T h e election of Louise Snell, '41,
as the Moving-Up Day ivy speaker
was announced this m o r n i n g by
Myskania. At the same lime, the
choice was made public of t h e t r a ditional torch n i g h t speakers. T h e r e sults reveal t h a t C a t h e r i n e O ' B r y a n
will serve as class prophet, D e n n i s
H a n n a n will be class poet, a n d R o b ert Hertel will write the class history.
T h e numerical results of t h e balloting are as follows:
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Clausen Names
Camp Assistants
Intensified Program Outlined
To Begin New Orientation
For Incoming Freshmen
I n a u g u r a t i o n of a
F r e s h m a n C a m p " became evident
with the a n n o u n c e m e n t yesterday
of a corps of 10 upperclassmen
c a m p a s s i s t a n t s by Dr. R a l p h G .
Clausen, director.
Selected to assist t h e faculty
counselors were t h s following: H e r bert Oksala, '41; Robert Meek and
Harry Passow, j u n i o r s ; H a r r y Bora,
Robert L a m e r ,
Joseph Levin, sophomores; Robert
Combs, B e r t r a m Kiley and Robert
White, freshmen.
Division of campers into cabin
units will depend solely on the faculty advisory group to which they
have been assigned. Supervision of
a faculty counselor, who will later
be the adviser of t h e freshmen, will
mean t h e beginning of a new a n d
intensified o r i e n t a t i o n program.
George Kunz, '43, p r o g r a m dlrec-,
tor reported t h a t plans for t h e faculty skit have been originated by Louis
C. Jones and William G. Hardy,
English instructors. T h e only o t h e r
upperclassmen who will a t t e n d t h e
camp a r e : Henry B r a u n e r , '42, stud e n t director; A r t h u r Flax, general
finances; T h o m a s Feeney, athletics,
all sophomores.
Faculty assisting Dr. Clausen will
be Dr. J. Allan Hicks a n d Dr. D. V.
Smith, former camp directors; Dr.
C. L u t h e r Andrews, a n d t h e following faculty
advisors: R a l p h H.
Baker, R a l p h Beaver, P a u l Bulger,
Edward Cooper. Louis C. Jones,
Robert Rienow, Henry L. Sisk a n d
Derk V. Tieszen.
Church Representatives
To Attend SCA Dinner
FROM 9:00
A. M. TO 6 : 0 0
P. M.
W [ ttlr*trrn at Quail
Moreland Hall Finds
Residence Council, viewing t h e
proximity of t h e new dorm a n d
Moreland Hall with
whispered into t h e e a r of t h e
group house. Blushing modestly,
Moreland Hall picked itself up,
lock, stock, a n d barrel, a n d moved
to a more discreet distance.
This explains t h e m i g r a t i o n of
Moreland Hall from 165 P a r t ridge to 1009-11 Madison Avenue.
Pride and joy of t h e occupants
is t h e u l t r a - m o d e r n l y equipped
"green room." T h e girls are now
working their way t h r o u g h college, living in t h e lap of luxury.
Grattan to Give
Repeat Concert
Bill G r a t t a n ' s young orchestra,
whose "Southern
Fried" m e t w i t h
overwhelming success a t Soiree, will
present their second swing concert
before a State audience on T h u r s day, May 15, In t h e Page auditorium a t 8:30 P . M. T h e p r e s e n t a t i o n ,
u n d e r sponsorship of Debate C o u n cil, will feature J o h n G a r d e p h e , '41,
as m a s t e r of ceremonies.
Bill G r a t t a n , leader a n d organizer
of t h e local band, s t a t e d : "We h a v e
a surprise In store for t h e S t a t e
audience, a n d also a n u m b e r of new
a r r a n g e m e n t s . " T h e 16 selections
scheduled for t h e p r o g r a m will all
be swing n u m b e r s .
T h e orchestra h a s b e e n concent r a t i n g on its a r r a n g e m e n t s of t h e
Anvil Chorus, the Volga
which displays t h e technique of t h e
b r a s s section, Kansas City
a n d Swanee River. O n e of t h e m o s t
o u t s t a n d i n g selections will be a
novelty n u m b e r , '"Taint What: You
Do It's the Way That'oha Do It," in
which Tom McTague, first s a x a p h o n e player, will sing original
verses introducing solos by t h e other
m e m b e r s of t h e orchestra.
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Musical Groups
Will Give Joint
Spring Program
Orchestra and Choral Society
W i l l Display State Talent
At Albany High School
T h e a n n u a l Spring Concert s p o n sored by Music Council and presented by t h e Choral Society in conjunction with the Symphony O r chestra, is scheduled for May 8,
a t 8:30 P. M. in t h e auditorium of
Albany High School. T h e Choral
group, u n d e r the leadership of Dr.
T. F. H. Candlyn, Assistant Professor of Music, a n d accompanied by
J o h n Nordell, '39, pianist, will offer
the orchestra, u n d e r t h e baton of
Bernard P e r l m a n a n d I r a Hirsh,
juniors, will render four n u m b e r s .
Selections F r o m Pinafore
The success of the HMS
which was recently presented by t h e
Operatic Society h a s prompted t h e
chorus to include in t h e p r o g r a m
the solos The Hours
Apace, which will be s u n g by J e a n
McAllister, '43, s o p r a n o a n d
I tvas a Lad, w h i c h will be r e n d e r e d
by Clarence Olsen, '41, baritone.
Several o t h e r selection from Pinafore will also be blended into a
medley for t h e chorus.
Audrey Benfield, '43, soprano, will
be assisted by t h e Choral Society In
Poor Wayfaring
Stranger, a nativo
A m e r i c a n folk-song of p o i g n a n t
beauty. One of t h e selections to be
featured is Waltzing
Australian folk t u n e which was sung
by the Anzacs and t h e British troops
as they m a r c h e d into Bardia. Also
to be presented a r e Cu' the
a traditional Scottish folk-song, a r ranged by Dr. Candlyn, the lyrics
for which were written by B u r n s .
Nordell Given Solo
Nordell, aside from a c c o m p a n y ing t h e chorus, h a s transposed t h e
For t h e piano, a n d accompanied by
the orchestra will render t h e solo
p a r t s of this number. Hirsh will
conduct t h e O v e r t u r e to t h e £>arber of Seville, by Rossini, and the
first m o v e m e n t of Schubert's
in B minor.
P e r l m a n will direct the o r c h e s t r a
in Mozart's Concerto in D Minor,
The latter selection, composed originally for t h e violin, is a m a s t e r p i e c e
of o r c h e s t r a t i o n , and calls into play
all t h e resources of t h e o r c h e s t r a .
T h e following S t u d e n t Association
revotes were posted yesterday:
R o b e r t F. Agne, '41, president
Secretary: William Forrest, P a t r i - has a n n o u n c e d t h a t t h e S t u d e n t
cia Latimer; N.S.F.A.: Robert Leon- Christian Association will give its Dramatics Students
ard, Shirley Siegel; Music Council: a n n u a l d i n n e r for representatives of
Trece Aney, Charles Capel, C a r m e l - the churches of Albany in the cafeW i l l Enact Rice Hit
ina Losurdo, Mary M c G r a t h ; S o n g - teria, T h u r s d a y , May 9, at 0:15
leader: Dorothy Cox, Harley D i n g - P. M.
S t r e e t Scene, a social d r a m a in
m a n , I r a Hirsh, Earle Snow, J a n e
Rev. E. B. Maynard, C h a i r m a n of three acts by Elmer Rice, will be
Southwick, Mildred Swain.
I the Advisory Board, Dr. J o h n M. presented by t h e Advanced D r a m a Class revotes include: J u n i o r s : i Sayles, Acting-President, of the Col- tics Class as its a n n u a l Spring
Vice-president, Marjorie
Gaylord, ! lege, Miss S a r a T. De Laney, D e a n presentation. T h e performance, u n Assembly Will Consider Alfred
Stiller; Sophomores: Secre- : of Women, Mrs. M a r t h a Egelston, der the direction of Miss Agnes E.
Five-Year Plan Report t a r y : Mary McCann, Shirley Mosher; i n s t r u c t o r in History, and Dr. R a l p h F u t t e r e r , Assistant Professor of E n g Editor. F r e s h m a n Handbook, Shirley ; Clausen,
Assistant Professor
of lish, will be given in Page Hall AudiT h e chairmen for the concert a r e
Siegel, Andrew T a k a s ; F r e s h m e n : Science, assisted by SCA s t u d e n t torium, Thursday and Friday, Muv
J e a n e t t e Ryerson and
T h i s morning's assembly will c o n - Cheerleader: F r a n k Bishop, Robert members, will act as hosts to t h e 22 and 23 a t 8:30 P . M.
llalbreieh, juniors. J o h n G a r d e p h e
s t i t u t e the last business meeting of While.
church guests.
T h e play describes life on New anil Carol Golden, seniors, a r e in
t h e Student Association for the
J York's lower East Side. While there charge of a d v e r t i s i n g and publicity.
year, President
is a central theme, most of the a c '41, stated yesterday.
tion centers a r o u n d the myriad
T h e c h i d topic for discussion will
c h a r a c t e r s which p u t in their u p be t h e report oi t h e committee
A _ _ . A . ^
II I l '
Ipearance at
intervals Tibbetts Releases Plans
headed by Alfred Stiller, '42, which
has been investigating the advisaFor Traditional Events
/ \ n S W e r
V . O r n e l l
S L U r e in
e .scene takes
front of aT hthree-story
t e n e place
bility ol revising the .Student Assobuilding, and an elaborate set is
ciation constitution in order to inA proiessor with a passion for I k a l i a n , numerous m a g a z i n e articles, now being built.
Ralph Tibbetts. general c h a i r m a n
clude the fifth year s t u d e n t s .
anonymity, and a hair style t h a t I i u u l t l u ' addition in 1929 of "Bergin"
T h e following tire those who will
" ' " ' Miss Florence T. play major roles: Robert Ague. nl Moving-Up Day activities on
Preceding the business at the a s - rival., Wendell Willkic.s is leaving
Hi, yesterday released
sembly will be the a n n o u n c e m e n t S t a t e College ill six weeks, He iglBulleu, once ol Wallasey. Cheshire, Frank
Melt/, names ol the class speakers. They
of the remaining members of Sig- probably known less lo S t a l e Col-1 Engliind. His d a u g h t e r , Winifred T h o m a s Vassilew, seniors; T h o m a s
are as follows: Catherine O'Bryan,
Albany Augustine
num Laudis by Dr. Milton O, Nel- lege idler six years' residence a s ' Mandeville, is a t t e n d i n g
Anna C a l l u t i , Louise •11, Harry Passow. '42; Elizabeth
head ni ihe romance languages de-1 Acucit'jny lot Girls
son, Dean ni the College,
Di'Angells, F r a n k Evans, Harry J o r - Barden, '43; Bernard Slcolsky, '44.
pari on ni, t h a n lo [he outside world.
Next tall lie will take up resi- dan, Kulli Keeler. Dorothea MacW a l r a t h also announced the n a m Si nut directors are Paul G r a t t a n ,
ice al Cornell University as p r o - Isaac Vincent Miller. Loretta Serving of Fred Ferris, '42, as c h a i r m a n
Wilson, juniors; •II; Dorothea Mac Isaac, '42; George
of the Freshman Orientation C o m - Heigni likes ii thai way. T h e t r u t h lessor and curate ol the world-fam- ialiii.s, K a t h r y n
mit tec Kllzabrtli (iravelle, '44, will abnilt linn in thai Ihis Who's W h o in oils D a n t e Collection lis is sorry to Barbara Kerlin, J a n e t Wood, sopho- Iviinz. '43; Hub 11 While and A r t h u r
revels in be- leave Slate, i "There is a n unusually mores; Paul Barselott, '44. T h e r e are Soderhuid. 'II All s t u n t s must have
also serve on the committee, whose Aincrica-berth-holder
harmonious lacullj here—-none I've also three students from
Milne 11 n- approwil oi C l a r e n c Olsen,
other members are to consist of the iie , unknown.
He lien hold a 1'lii Beta K a p p a disliked oh. ol course, the students F r a n k Belvillc, J a n e t Haul, and censor Three" rivalry points are
h e a d s ol the two freshman c a m p s
awarded for the class stunt.
and the two Junior Guide c a p t a i n s . ke\ and a l'h I) Ironi Yale Uni- are Intelligent, but did you ever Hilly Huberts.
versily, he may be awaiting t h e a p - culch a S l a t e College s t u d e n t reudWith the rivalry score s t a n d i n g
pearnnee of the two latest of ills j lug a book lie didn't have to, for
at 12-11'a in favor of Hie sophoNew Dramatics Class Named
live books next month, he may b e j s o m e course or o t h e r ? " Dr. Bergin
mores, tense interest is centered in
Whiffen Appointed Engineer
a continental traveler of no m e a n can be engagingly frank.) At the
the rivalry events which are still to
r e p u t a t i o n ; but the thing t h a t d e pleased to be
Miss Agnes E, F u t t e r e r , Assistant eiiiue, Both the girls' and the boys'
New "Chiel
J o h n Whiffin as- lights T h o m a s Bergin is t h e fact same lime he is
sumed the duties ol principal pow- that si range students identify him, traveling igain, lor It is one of his Professor of English, yesterday a p - softball games will be played o n
londest pleasures.
j pointed the following sophomores to WAA-MAA playday, Muy 10 a t
er plant engineer on May 1, Mr. ii at all, as "the m a n who never
1 d o n ' t like being in one place the Advanced D r a m a t i c s Class for 3:30 P. M. T h r e e points are a w a r d e d
WilliICM, recently employed a t the
wears a coat and whose h a i r is a l - | s o long people can
'Oh, there next year: Betty Burden, Byron B e n - for victory in each of these, O n
H o y s S t a l e School, O r a n g e County,
ways waving in opposite directions," goes Bergin late to class; I wonder ton. B a r b a r a Clark, J a n e Curtis, May IS a t 3:30 P. M., in front of
New York, Is filling the vacancy
A native of New Haven, Conn., he if lie's sick or something,' Travel- Lenora Davis, Morris Gerber, Doro- Page Hall, the girls will scramble
caused by the death of J o h n H u n t ,
worked his way through Yale to fill ing's the only way a m a n c a n keep thy Huyck, B a r b a r a Kerlin, George for two points in track a n d f ield
chief engineer of S t a t e College, two
in expenses where iris scholarship his personality known to himself," Kunz, Elizabeth M a r s t o n , J u n e Mel- events. T h e boys will seek two p o i n t s
m o n t h s ago.
left off. Ho has been to Europe of- he insists,
ville, Muriel Scovell,
Jacqueline in a tug-of-war on May 6, T h e
According to his record, "Chief" ten, can claim as the chief tangible
His other notions of fun include Shaw, Shirley Siegel, P a u l Skerrit, push-ball contest (two points) Is
Whiffen has had extensive exper- results of the tours three critical not chaperoning college dances a n d Ellen Swartout, Betty Taylor a n d scheduled May 15 a t 4:30 p , M,
ience in power plant supervision.
J a n e t Wood.
studies published in S p a n i s h a n d j not playing bridge.
in front of Pago Hall.
Bergin Dusts O u t Headquarters
Good Food in A Friendly,
Comfortable Atmosphere
Honikel's Pharmacy
Tennis Schedule
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