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STATE COLLEGE NEWS, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 194S
Intramural League
Sports
Chatter
By
Pate Marchetta
Commences Fall
Football Schedule
KDR, Potter, Ramblers,
Dorm A Play Opener
Intramural football made its debut
yesterday afternoon under the diIntramural Football
Page Hall campus will be the rection of Charlie Capel and Art
scene of football activities in the Flax, Four of the eight teams opened the 28 game schedule with
afternoons as the intramural touchtackle football season got its start Kappa Delta Rho facing Edward
yesterday. This inaugurated the Eldred Potter Club, and Dorm A
intramural program for the college. meeting the Ramblers. The other
Among the missing from this four teams in this six man twoyear's league members will be hand-touch league are Kappa Beta,
"grand old" College House. The Sigma Lambda Sigma, Dorm B, and
Central Avenue group found it im- the Finks. This is an increase of
possible this year to put a team teams in the league for although
on the field for the first time since College House dropped out, the
the league was started, back in the Finks and another Dorm team entered the competition.
fall of '38.
All men who passed the physical
Sayles Hall has entered two
squads again this year, and as re- examinations conducted by Dr. Earl
liable sources have it, the two J. Dorwaldt on Wednesday night
teams will be maintained through- are eligible to play as long as they
out the season. Another addition remain with the teams with whom
to this year's roster of teams is they signed.
"The Finks." Though the name is Play as Scheduled
new, the faces are familiar as they
Two games will be played each
are the remnants of the former
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday
Thomas More lads.
starting promptly at 4:30, and this
year the "mail-toters" of State will
Rulci and Referees
deliver, rain, snow, or shine. The
Elsewhere on this page are pub- schedule has been drawn up and will
lished the rules which will regulate be played accordingly.
the football games. It was requestLast year the cup was won by EEP
ed that all players, especially the
frosh, read them carefully. In this with KB and Sayles Hall placing and
way it is intended to avoid any showing respectively. Many of last
controversy that may arise during year's players are still performing
for the fraternities or other organithe contests.
zations.
Art Flax and Charlie Capel, who
KDR boasts Marsland, Verrey,
are in charge of football, are on
the lookout for more referees for the and Beyer from last year's regulars
current season. A list will be placed and Beach from the Dorm; EEP returns with Evans, Young, Lynch,
on the MAA bulletin board, and
all juniors and seniors desiring to and Combs plus Singer, Kullman,
arbitrate contests are asked to sign and Gipp who played against them
up . on that list or see Flax or last year; KB, usually a powerhouse
team, has Feigenbaum, Levin, and
Capel personally.
the Flax Brothers, four of last year's
six; SLS will build its team around
Crou-Country
We hear from the freshmen that Guarino, Capel, and O'Connor.
cross-country, a varsity sport of
Dorm Has Frosh
two years ago, is returning to State,
The Dorm teams have only Taswell, maybe not as an intercollegiate soni as a letterman, but the freshsport, but as a routine of gym
men will flock to support their resiclasses.
dence hall. The Ramblers, who lost
Instead of the soccer-football several of their first string men, still
schedule of previous years, Hatfield have Marchetta, Kiley and Miller,
has switched over to running. The besides Dooley from the Dorm, and
lads can be seen over at Washing- Ruback and Wise from College
ton Park scampering up and down House.
hills and jogging 'round the lake.
The rules will remain the same as
The introduction of running in
in other years, but may not be enthe gym class period is in keeping forced
quite so strictly because
with the physical fitness program. "toughness" is now the password at
To this department no better sport State.
than running could be chosen to
keep the men of the college in
the best physical condition. Plus
Freshmen Racqueteers
.strengthening the legs, running develops heart, lung, and intestinal
muscles. Participation in this sport Start Trophy Contest
also results in long-windedness and
With suitable tennis weather
stamina, very important to us, as
rapidly growing scarce, the frosh
future men of the Service.
tennis tournament has yet to really
Some men, under their own inget under way. To date only one
itiative, have already taken up runmatch has been played. Bob Forning for a physical conditioner. We
bor decisively trounced Lazier by
hope that many more men will
u score of G-U, 6-1.
follow their example.
Last year's tournament was completed only becuu.se the participants
gave their whole-hearted cooperaCommando Course
tion in completing their matches.
Harry Kensky, director of the
tournament, requests that this same
Under Construction
spirit be shown now in order to
bring the tournament to a successful
Preparations are already underway for the construction of the conclusion.
commando course to be used in
Frosh tennis assumes an importtraining all State College men. ant placo in Slate College sports
Coach Hatfield says that the matercircles. Last year's frosh tournaial has been ordered and that trainment brought two fine players in,
ing will start as soon as the course Mullin and Finer, who were both
is completed.
able to earn a varsity berth in the
spring. Though little is known
The course is being built in a
size uniform with other colleges and about the talent represented this
with military specifications. In this year, there may be some first class
manner, the students may receive material. Since nearly one-fourth
whatever military credit may be of the frosh class is participating
in the tournament. This is a very
offered by the services for particigood percentage.
pation in commando training.
The course is to be built large
Whatever excitement Is provided
enough for two men to run at once.
this year, something will be lacking.
That is, the event will be more or Noru Giavelli broke all precedent
less competitive. Also, the time it
last year by being the first girl
lakes each man to complete the
in the history of the college to
course will bo recorded. In this attempt to win the men's tennis
way there will be an individual
title. Shu failed only because there
record of progress in physical conwere two male players of high caldition and ability.
ibre also entered.
The arrangement of the course is
Last year the trophy was practinot yet complete. When it is, the cally conceded to Fran Mullin before
administration will require each mun actual play even began. This year,
in college to enter ut least 75% of
however, since so little is known
the events, hoping at the same time about the talent represented any
lor 10% participation.
entrant may be the champion.
VICTOR*
State College News
Intramural Football Rules
Rule I
Section 1. Only canvas shoes with
soft rubber soles may be worn.
Rnle II
Section 1. A clear pass is one In
which the ball Is In flight, a clearly
visible distance after leaving the
passer's hands.
Rule ' I '
Section 1. The length of playing
time shall be 28 minutes, divided into
four equal 7-minute quarters. There
shall be one minute between quarters.
There shall be a 5-minute intermisslon between the second and third
Pe
Se°cdtlon 2. The Officials shall be a
referee and head linesman, A substltute shall report his name and the
name of the player he is replacing to
the referee before he is a part of the
game. An eligible substitute may
return to the game at any time when
time is out and provided one play hae
ensued since his withdrawal.
Rule IV
Penalties ami Enforcement
Section 1. If a second or more forward pass from behind the line of
scrimmage strikes the ground or goes
out of bounds behind the line, It is
treated as a fumble.
K,l e v
'
,
„, ,
Action Common to a Free-Kick or
Scrimmage Down
Section 1. When a backwnrd pass
or fumble strikes the ground and Is
recovered it may be advanced by
either side.
Section 2. A blocked kick may be
advanced by either team.
Rule VI
Free Kicks and the Free Kick-Down
Section 1. The kick-off shall be
made from one-half (W) the distance
of A's portion of the Held. The safetykick from A's 10-yard line.
section 2. When a kick-off is out
of bounds between the goal lines, the
optional Inbound spot for the recelvers Is one-fourth ( ki) the length
of the field.
Rule VII
Tackling anil Blocking
Section 1. Actual blocking is permitted.
Section 2. Tackling Is done with
BOTH HANDS DEFINITELY ON THE
REAR, BELOW THE BELT. Grabbing
) n f r o nt with one hand and holding
is not permitted and will be penalized
w j t h a first down at the spot of the
I 0 U i o r optionally at the original line
0f scrimmage.
Section 3. There shall be no stiffarming,
Rule VIII
Scrimmage ami Down
Section 1. After snap and during
the play, any player of A may carry
the "all across the line of scrimmage,
Section 2. Team A must have throe
or more men on the line of scrimmage,
Section 3, The necessary distance to
be gained during a series of downs is
15 yards In four downs.
Section 4. All players are eligible to
receive forward passes.
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Scoring
Touchdown
6 Points
A aucC es8ful try-for-polnt
D r o p k l c k o r p l a c e k l c k i 2 points
Otherwise
1 point
G o a l r ,. o m
flelci
4 points
Sllfety
2 points
HI. V
Penalties
Oir side
8 Yards
Holding (Defense) —(other then
ball carrier)
5 Yards
Holding (Defense In tackling)
1st clown on spot of
line of scrimmage.
Holding (Offense)
10 Yards
Tripping
15 Yards
Slugging
disqualification— 'A distance to goal line,
Unnecessary delay of game. . . .5 Yards
Not reporting
5 Yards
Stiff-arming
15 Yards from line
of scrimmage.
Sophs Threaten Frosh on Rivalry;
Juniors Come to Rescue of 46
By a Sophomore
"And the condemned men ate a
hearty meal."
This epitaph will soon find a
new meaning within tlie hallowed
halls of State, so declared Flo Garfall at a meeting of the Class of
'45 a week ago yesterday.
For, my dear little frosh, you
are to be battling for your very
lives in a precious few weeks! And
you are to be feted once more
before the "Reds" begin to mop the
floor.
One week from today the Sophomore will hold their annual reception for the "greenhorns". At
this time the two rival classes will
have the opportunity to look over
the opposition and plan their
methods of attack. As in the past,
the '46'ers will also have Myskanla
inform them of the traditions of the
college and the inter-class rivalry
rules. How well will they learn
the true facts about the "unknown"!
The day before Campus Day,
which will be on October 17th
this year, will mark the opening
of "new business on hand—to be
disposed of quickly and completely."
The feature event of the men's
division will be the treating of the
frosh to a "little game of musclerelaxing", commonly known about
the school as pushball. The next
afternoon the Sophs will provide a
final resting place for those who
still remain, on the football battle
field.
So frosh beware!
In the meantime you are cordially
invited to assemble your forces,
make your few last acquaintances,
order a Tooy-Tombstone by simply
sending tL ' n l ) 0 X t()PH and l n e name
of your next of kin to any member
of the class of '45, and wait. The
"Crimson Tide" will see that you
are welcomed to Inter-Class Hivalrv in more ways than are proscribed
in your handbook.
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By a Junior
Hey there frosh!! It's your turn
to launch a blitzkrieg on those gay
but foolish sophomores. We did
it last year and we mopped the
halls of State, rolled the grass in
front of Page Hall, and collected a
few pairs of trousers. Only this
year, we think that you should go a
step further and dunk a few of them
in the icy waters of Washington
Park Lake.
From the looks of your class, it's
a cinch. You have the brains and
you have the brawn, while the
sophs are a different type. They're
too heavy for light work and too
light for heavy work.
Let us give you a few bints on
how to beat those cocky sophs.
When you get into the pushball
game, grab their ears, they're large
enough. Hit 'em hard; they'll fold
up like an old beach chair. Then,
while they're dazzled by this display of force, roll that large pill over
them and over the goal lino.
All you have to do in the football game Is to hit 'em hard and
low, and you can breeze over them
with the grace and ease that we
did. Since they warble like a chorus
of frogs on u sultry summer night,
you will sound like nightingales in
comparison at the song contest.
They are all very tongue-tied and
inexpressive when it comes to debate, so just stand up there and give
a fair argument and you will clinch
it, As for stunts, their skits remind
one of a bunch of ham actors doing
thoir strut. Just put on a peppy
stunt and you will have them bowing
their heads in shame.
And so, frosh, while we hold no
bitterness in our hearts for the
Sophs only pity; our patience is
about exhausted by their wise ways
and cracks. We want you to knock
their ears down and win for good
old '4(1. We, your sister class are
backing you all the way, so go to it.
It's all yours.
Z-443
From where we sit, viewing the
sports parade, WAA has missed the
boat regarding the tennis tournament, School has been in session
more than two weeks and still the
tourney hasn't begun, We realize
that the weather has been bad, but
there have been some good days on
which matches could have been
played.
The fall tennis season in Albany
is so short that no more time should
be lost. So, come on, WAA, get on
the ball. The interest shown in
last year's successfully completed
tournament and in this year's
tourney by the number of those
signed up for it, warrants immediate
playoffs. We'd like to see last year's
newly begun record of a finished
tourney unbroken.
Short of the Week
People never appreciate what
others do for them. We of the
sports department don't ask for
praise, however, we want you to
know the lengths to which we go to
bring you the true facts about WAA
and its sports. Two members of
the sports staff volunteered to go
riding last Saturday.
Everything
went smoothly as they jogged along
over hill and dale until Byrne fell
off the horse. She claims that she
jumped—but we know that ain't .
so. After standing up through her
noon meal, she said—quote—Holy
Joe, do the WAA girls do this every
week? So you can see that we don't
just sit around all the time but
really participate in the activities
offered by WAA.
Ride at the Range
Riding is fun and grand exercise.
It is, perhaps, the most expensive
sport on WAA's list since it costs one
dollar an hour. But if you go ten
times, WAA gives you a five dollar
refund. This reduces the charge to
fifty cents an hour, a small sum for
the pleasure you receive. WAA
riding is done at The Ranch on Colto handle, yet spirited. If you've
vin Avenue. Their horses are easy
never been on a horse, ask for Silver
Queen, a gentle mare, shaped like a
blimp, with a gait like a milk-wagon
horse. The bridle path wends its
way through meadows and woods,
backyards and chicken runs, across
four-strip highways and along the
main line of the Central. And you're
accompanied by a MAN—age 15,
name Bill.
Each week we, the members of
the Woman's Sports Staff, are going
to try another of the sports offered
to the women of the college. Watch
for our amazing real-life adventures—to be continued next week.
Seriously though, let's get out
there and back WAA. In these
times we should all be as physically
lit as possible.
Anyone whose
stamina is low cannot meet the
demands that the war will bring.
Five Will Seek
Title of Queen
For Campus Day
Freshmen to Nominate
Officers at Orientation
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Soph Plays Tarzan Role
In Hair-Raising Escapade
Oh, "He floats through the air
with the greatest of ease." Who?
Anyone in stagecraft will tell you
—it's Dan Regan.
It's this-a-way. Dan and four
others were sent up into the loft
after an imitation fireplace. They
attached pulleys and lowered it
with breathtaking precision. Soon,
fellow students from below saw a
figure swinging out into space a la
Tarzan. It was Dan.
Everything would probably have
worked out perfectly if the pulley
hadn't got stuck half way down.
Have you ever dangled in space
for about 15 minutes?
Somehow, Dan feels it was
worth the nerve-wracking tension
—just to hear Miss Hopkins sympathetically inquire, "Do you
REALIZE you might have broken
that fireplace?"
Five girls will vie for the title of
Campus Queen, 1942 model, Myskania stated
today.
Elizabeth
Barden, Psi Gamma, Emily Blasiar,
Kappa Delta, Dorothy Cox, Chi Sigma Theta, Shirley Eastman, Kappa
Delta, and Mildred Mattice, Kappa
Delta, are the five nominees. Myskania will supervise voting in the
Commons Monday, not only for
Campus Queen, but also for those
class offices which were vacated for
various reasons.
Five Nominees
Five is the traditional number of
nominees for the Campus Queen
honor. The only exception to this
being two years ago when an unprecedented tie resulted in six girls
being nominated. From these five
Opening the fraternity rush party
girls who received the most votes in
Assembly last Friday, the student season, Kappa Beta and Kappa
Delta Rho will play host to freshbody will choose one—whose name
will not be revealed until the Coron- men men and their guests tomorrow
ation ceremonies Saturday, October evening.
17.
Kappa Delta Rho will dress the
Nominations for all freshmen fraternity house in carnival colore
offices will be made Monday during for the annual KDR'cade at 8:30.
freshmen Orientation meeting. These From the cellar which boasts a real
nominations will then be posted for bar to the top floor, there will be
the required two-week period (dur- booths, concessions, and special
ing which time additions may be attractions besides dancing. Hermade to the lists), ard fresh- bert Leneker, '43, and Fred Beyer,
men will cast their ballots for their '44, are co-chairmen of the event.
Said Leneker, "We'll have lots of
officers on October 26.
mysteries and surprises along with
Past Statistics
Three of the five nominees for the fun."
Influenced by the recent visit of
Co. .ipus Queen were also nominees
last year for Junior Prom queen: Vladimir Pchelintsev to the college,
Shirley Eastman, Dorothy Cox, and KB has adopted a Russian theme
Mildred Mattice. The other two for its vie party which will begin at
nominees have since left school: 8:30 in the Commons. However, the
Marilyn Rich and June Melville. U.S.S.R. army uniforms and vivid
Mildred Mattice was chosen Junior tales of the war front will give
Prom Queen and this may give her way to wooly beards, long robes, and
Harold Golda decided advantage over the other Russian comedy.
nominees. For at least the past stein, '45, Master of Ceremonies,
three years that girl who was chosen promises to entertain the freshmen
Junior Prom queen has also been with "a view of 'Roosha' in a defigiven the honor of being Campus nitely light mood." Ira Freedman,
'43, and Gilbert Snyder and George
Queen. Will history repeat Itself?
Time—and the student body—will Erbstein, Juniors, have charge of
arrangements.
decide.
Greeks to Fete
Frosh at Parties
Music Council
Plans to Produce
Musical Comedy
Music for the comedy will consist of "old-timer" songs of the
Bicycle Built jor Two variety. There
is even the possibility that some
original music will be especially
written for the affair.
However,
nothing definite has been decided.
Music Council has planned tentatively to give half of the proceeds to
War Relief. This feature will replace the usual Music Council presentation of an outside guest artist.
Final plans for the affair were formulated at a meeting of the Council
last Wednesday,
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Myskania Will Read,
Explain Rivalry Rules
The Sophomores extend their last
friendly overture to the class of '46
tonight at 8:15 with the Sophomore
Reception, to be held in Page Hall
auditorium. This is the last big
reception this year for the honored
freshmen, and in past years has
been one of the most entertaining.
Flo Garfall, President of the Class
of '45, will open the program with a
short speech of welcome, to be delivered from the stage. Myskania
will also be seated on the stage,
robed in the traditional black
gowns and caps.
Music Council will enter a new
field when it produces on December 10 a musical comedy written, directed by and starring college students. Final details are not yet
complete, but the main plans have
been approved. This is the first
time anything of this kind has been
attempted by the Council.
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Smart Hair
Sophomores Will Entertain
'46 at Reception Tonight
Studebakcr Requests
Try-Outs for Research
The theme of the comedy will be
Life at State College during the
"Gay 90's." To gather material for
the venture, Mary Studebaker, '44,
in charge of the affair, announces a
research staff is needed. The job of
this staff will be to collect facts on
college life here during the last
decade of the last century. After
enough material has been gathered
a writing committee will start
work on the show.
Members
of Operatic Society and freshmen
who are trying out for Music Council are especially urged to help
gather material. Miss Studebaker
states, "After research is completed,
try-outs for parts in the musical will
be held, but nothing can be done
until we have the material gathered," She further stated that these
try-outs will be open to every student. Rehearsals will begin as soon
as a story and music have been decided upon. Miss Studebaker points
out that, inasmuch as this is a new
venture, every student should get
behind it and help make it a success.
Ct'iilitit
Sttutio
Emily Hlasiar, Elizabeth Harden, Mildred Mattice, Shirley Eastman, and Dorothy Cox (from left to
right). From these five nominees (ho Campus Queen will be chosen on the basis of popularity. However,
the identity of the Queen will not be revealed until the Coronation Ceremony on Campus Day, October 17.
V O L XXVII. N O . 4
Florence Garfall, '45 general
chairman of the Sophomore Reception for the freshmen tonight.
Class Elections
In Commons
Today Named Deadline
For Final Nominations
Elections for class officers will be
held Monday in the Commons. Any
withdrawal or further nominations
must be made by dropping a note in
the Myskania mailbox today.
Nominations for the Senior VicePresidency, vacated by Mildred Mattice, who is now class President, are:
Edward Reed, Joseph Levin, Shirley
Eastman, Gloria Commorata and
Dorothy Cox. Two other offices
to be filled in this class are: Representative to Finance Board, vacated
by Jack Smith, who went to Cornell
University, and WAA manager, vacated by Winifred Jones, who as
President of WAA, cannot hold another office. Nominees for the former office are: Rolf Toepfer, Leo
Flax, Arthur Flax, and Michael
Peretta. Nominees for the latter office are Sylvia Tefi't and Marjorie
Ackley.
In the Junior Class, there will be
an election for a new secretary to
replace Kathleen Doran, who did not
return to school. Those nominated
are:
Lucille Crants, Hannelore
Schoen, and Georgia Hardesty.
The Sophomore class will elect a
new treasurer and WAA Repre•enlative to replace Collin Barnett
who joined the Marines this summer
and Mary Now, who has become
secretary of WAA. Gordon Baskin
and Nora Crumm have been nominated for treasurer, and Helen Bushliell, Belty Clough, Florence Garfall, Virginia Greenman, Mary Sanderson, Margaret Schlott, »nd Leah
Tischler for WAA.
D & A Representatives
Elizabeth Barden, '43, President
of Dramatic and Art Council, has
announced that Trace Aney and
Hannelore Schoen have been chosen
the Junior members on D&A
Council in order to (ill the vacancies
from that class. Vacancies were
created when Doris Lichtwart did
not return to school and because
Art Soderlind, one of the other reppresentatives from the Junior class,
will soon be inducted Into the
Army.
Miss Barden staled that these two
were chosen on the basis of interest shown in D&A us evidenced by
their activities in college.
Tho.se two members und Miss
Jeannette Shay represent the Junior
Class on the council. From these
three a treasurer for the council
will soon be chosen.
Rivalry Rules To Be Read
Myskania's part of the program is
to announce and explain the froshsoph rivalry rules. Last year there
was some confusion regarding these
rules, and Myskania hopes to avoid
any misunderstanding this year.
Members of the audience are to feel
free to ask questions. An additional
feature of the evening will be the
singing of the Alma Mater by bothclasses.
The highlight of the program will
be the presentation of the sophomore skit, an annual event. The
plot of the skit has been kept
secret, but the sophomores have
revealed that they have an all-star
cast, including Nora Giavelli, Sunna
Cooper, and Harold Goldstein. The
skit is under the direction of Ruth
Hines, assisted by Margaret Bostwick and Elsie Whipple.
Dancing, Refreshments to Follow
Following the skit the audience
will adjourn to the gymasium, where
there will be refreshments, games,
and dancing. Name tags will be
given out at the door. The floor
has been freshly waxed, and music
will issue from a vie rented for the
occasion. In former years the dancing has been held in the Commons,
but has been transferred to the
gymnasium this year because of
difficulty in blacking-out the Commons.
"We expect a 100% turn-out of
both classes," says Flo Garfall. "Besides, the refreshments are really
good—ice cream and cookies."
our CI
uasses Plan
All-State Dance
Arrayed with the clashing colors
of the banners of all State College's
classes, the All State Dance for
the second consecutive year, will
take place in both Sayles and Pierce
Halls. Friday, October 23, is the
date; the time !) p. m. to 1 a. m.
Music from two bands, each attempting to outdo the other, will
provide the rhythm for the anticipated crowd of 120 couples. Replacing Senior Hop, the Senior,
Junior, Sophomore, und freshman
classes have combined to present the
unified spirit of the entire college.
In an effort to keep the price at a
level attainable to ull of State's men,
bids have been fixed at the low
price of $1.05, including tax. Following lust year's precedence and as an
udded economy, the dance will be
semi-formal, sparing the man from
the expence of securing tuxedos.
In accordance with-the War Activities Council's suggestion that
expenses be kept ut u minimum,
faculty members will receive invitations through personal handwritten notes from the dance committee chairman, Mildred Mattice,
'43. Representing the Junior Class
on the committee is Richmond
Young, while arrangements for the
bands will be made by Florence
Garfall, '45.
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year by t h e NEWS Board for t h e Student Association.
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STUDENT TRAVELED
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FROM SITKAv ALASKA,
IN A 16 FOOT DORY.'
Dame R u m o r is having a field d a y with this p r o posed commando training. As a m a t t e r of fact, the
course m u s t be constructed before it can be d e t e r mined how m a n y are to take part; while priorities, etc.,
m a k e it impossible to predict the d a t e of completion.
Until then nothing is certain—that recent journalistic
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However, a n y reservist w h o doesn't take advantage
of t h e training is being (and w e quote a bigwig in our
faculty wigwam) "soft in t h e head," So, as yet, no
one knows w h o will comprise t h e S t a t e College b a t talion of Colonel Annie's J u n i o r Commandos. . . .
The News Board
DAVID SLAVIN
FLORA M. GASPARY I
R. MURIEL S C O V E L L i
CAROLYN BURROWS
BEVERLY PALATSKY
KATHERINE COUSINS
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MUCH ADO ABOUT MANY
MAX REEVES & THORPE DEVOID were among the
1st 7 s t u d e n t fliers to solo from t h e n e w field at M e m phis. . . . C H A R L I E REYNOLDS is buried in the dead
letter office a t Camp Upton. . . . Sgt. B O B HERTEL
sends word from Fort Belvoir, Va. . . . "Very much
surprised and pleased to get the News." Reason he
was surprised pounds a gavel every Friday. . . .
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BOB WHITE, last year's dimnutive dramatist, is
now studying to be a radio operator or mechanic
(ground crew, air force) at Atlantic City . . . h a s been
in less than a month. . . . A R T SODERLIND—now on
his t w o - w e e k furlough—performance at A. D. plays
will be his exit—may it be graceful. . . . Come to the
plays a n d help make it a pleasant memory. . . . (USO
should begin a t h o m e ) .
All communications should be addressed t o the editor
and m u s t be signed. Names will be withheld upon request. The STATE COLLEGE NEWS assumes no responsibility for opinions expressed In Its columns or communications as such expressions do not necessarily reflect its
view.
Rivalry For Sale?
The clays which were characterized by freshmen-sophomore rivalry in its wildest, must unrestrained forms are gone—perhaps forever, bin
at least "for' the duration." Such frivolity has
no place in an institution for higher learning
while our country is at war.
But rivalry will go on—with some of the
events changed, but it will continue. T h e question now before its' is, what to substitute for the
mascot and banner hunts which were discontinued and which counted 10 points. It has been
suggested that rivalry points be awarded to the
class contributing most to the war effort—in
various ways, among which is the buying of war
bonds and stamps. Diverting enthusiasm for
rivalry into productive work, work that will aid
the war effort is all well and good, but the
minute you place emphasis on buying, even
though it be war stamps, you place rivalry on a
commercial basis, something it was never meant
to be and something it should never become.
Rivalry in the past has been won by the class
that was superior in both physical and mental
prowess, and by the class with the most enthusiasm, not by the class whose individual members had the most spending money.
Let's give State students, freshmen and sophomores in this case, credit lor some patriotism.
And if they do have some patriotism they arc
buying as main war stamps and bonds as the)
can afford, Is it lair then to expecl these students to sacrifice their lunch money, their recreation motif) in order to win rivalry?
Let's not thrust an added financial burden on
their shoulders and let's not commercialize a
long-established tradition.
State Lifts Its Face
Everyone talks about the social and scholastic
changes Slate has undergone since last December, but few mention the actual physical changes
made in the past year. Still fewer appreciate the
L'lfori and money invested in such college improvements.
The lower halls ol Huested and Draper, alter
two weeks of disorder, have taken on a modern,
rejuvenated appearance with their new terra/./.o
flooring, Already the .Annex area looks cleaner
with the more sanitary floor replacing the drab
wooden one. The science department has been
modernized; the heavy peristyle doors have been
repaired; additional shrubbery now adorns the
campus.
These improvements merit special attention
not only for their obvious value, hut because
they were completed in spile of the restrictions
necessitated by war shortages.
In a national
emergency .such as the one we are experiencing
right now, any improvements are surprising.
Thanks to tlie administration, State at least has
had its face partially lilted.
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General Billy Mitchell, formerly of
the United States A r m y , was an e n thusiastic exponent of air power, and
of t h e airplane's superiority over the
battleship. He also contended that
the country which controls Alaska
holds a dagger at t h e h e a r t of continental United States. Mitchell was
a little before his times, and he was
c o u r t - m a r t i a l e d by those men in the
a r m y who had not his vision and
foresight.
T h e Japanese, however, took his
lesson to heart, and a t the first o p portunity landed troops on the two
most western islands of t h e Aleutian
chain. Despite bombings by A m e r i can aircraft the J a p s soon started
their progress to the east by occupying another island.
Last week
A m e r i c a n troops moved west to meet
this threat by landing on the A n dreanof Islands from which A m e r i can bombers pummeled t h e J a p s u n ceasingly. Yesterday morning the
Navy announced that there had been
no sign of the enemy on two of the
islands for several days, and that it
is possible that the J a p s had w i t h d r a w n all their forces to t h e lone
island of Kiska.
by Feigenbaum
General M a c A r t h u r
announced
that the Japs h a d also been forced
to withdraw on the Island of N e w
Guinea. Australian troops pushing
through the g a p in the Owen Stanley
mountain range had been forced to
slow down because of the difficult
terrain.
The Japanese attempted a c o u n terattack in the Solomon Islands
when they tried to land a force on
the Guadalcanal Island.
Allied
bombers broke up the invasion fleet,
but the Japs did succeed in landing
some troops.
The Russian c o m m u n i q u e says
that the city of Stalingrad is still
u n d e r heavy G e r m a n assaults, b u t
that the lines of the defenders are
still holding firm.
Norwegian uprisings and the fear
of an allied invasion have caused the
G e r m a n s to clamp a rule of terror on
Norway. Hostages a r e being seized
to force Norwegian workmen to
labor on G e r m a n coastal fortifications. In Trondheim fifteen more
Norwegians were executed by the
G e r m a n s in connection with charges
concerning a plot to sabotage the
Trondheim naval base.
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Not too far from Albany there is a
small section of the c o u n t r y p o p u lated almost entirely by artists,
writers and people of such ilk. B e cause of the heavy percentage of
men and women who a r e "odd"
enough to think that some things
;ire more important than money and
social position, this same area is one
of the best examples of a working
democracy to be found.
In fact,
there is a S a r o y a n e s q u e quality
about it all—a small town banker
who pays mortgages out of his own
pocket, a grocer who refuses to collect bills, a farmer who is fanatically
interested in the ballet,
I happen to have a peculiar interest in South Mountain Road as the
colony is called, because Mary Mowbray Clarke, the founder, is my
aunt. Thirty-five years ago or more,
she settled in one of the p r o - R e v o l u tionary farms on the road with her
sculptor husband, and proceeded to
work out n life devoted to the arts,
but based on fundamental elements,
such as farming and handicrafts.
Gradually, more a n d more artists
and writers were attracted there u n til now the telephone directory reads
like a Who's Who Among America's
Art Circles.
The most widelyknown name is Maxwell Anderson's,
b u t there a r e many others such as
Waldo Pierce and Maurice Cantor,
the painters, and Ruth Reeves, the
textile designer, who a r e admittedly
t o p - r a n k in their special fields.
I h a v e been fortunate enough to
stay a t the "Brochen," my aunt's
home, several times, and through her
by Itlionn Kyan
to know and appreciate the significance of South Mountain Road.
For this small area probably holds
more talent and genius per square
mile than any other comparable spot
on the earth's surface. For more
definite proof, I invite anyone to
visit Maxwell Anderson's home, as I
did, and to gaze spell-bound at one
of the most beautifully unified and
exquisite houses existing outside of
Frank Lloyd Wright's imagination.
And every stone, timber, and piece
of wood has come from the road itself, the labor was given by the
farmers and young artists, and the
furniture, paintings, rugs, etc., have
been fashioned and designed by the
South Mountain Road art colony.
Even a good portion of the books
have been written on the road.
But, to me, the most .heartening
result of my stay there was the final
proof that a full, rich life'' depends
not on money or even intelligence,
hut upon living as one wants,
though in co-operation with others
for the general good. It goes without saying, that in most communities
this doesn't work out at all, but
somehow it has on South Mountain
Road. But I can feel a tremendous
pride because once average citizens
scoffed at my aunt for thinking thai
life was more than just earning
money, and that it must embrace a
high idealism combined with a
knowledge of hard realities- I'd like
to tell you some other time of the
hard realities she faced while South
Mountain Road became what it is—
a landmark to h e r own personality
and the vital truth of her beliefs.
In 2 weeks time, the respective a n d respected women
of A L STILLER & BERNIE P E R L M A N will be singing
"Wacky About Khaki." Both boys got a letter from
FDR. . . . O u r one-time roomy WARREN WAGNER
said good-by to the boys of South L a k e . . . he u p and
enlisted . . . hopes to get in t h e Air Corps . . . Chief
obstacle—avoirdupois. . . .
SILVER THREADS AMONG THE GOLD
BOB BENEDICT, '37, was cited for bravery in the
Pacific . . . details unknown. . . . F R A N K H A R D MEYER, one of the more attractive "ladies from hell"
reported missing in action . . . maybe Dieppe. F R A N K
just recently got out of the hospital—he fell down
stairs d u r i n g a blackout! . . . Corp. E D CASLER will
be in town this weekend . . . he's got a desk job at
Bradley Field, Conn. . . . is waiting for OCS. . . .
Corp. LEN VARMETTE of Fort Monmouth wants this
year's directory and last year's P e d . . . has applied for
OCS . . . this year's directory—is he kidding???
Ten minutes before your 9:10 this morning down at
Camp Rucker, they initiated GORDY RAND A N D
JIM C H A P E L L into the Sacred Society of t h e S h a v e tails . . . RAND flies, and C H A P E L L patches those up
that forget to duck. . . . ETHEL, hostess extraordinary
of Big Charlie's, keeps it platonic, 'cause h e r heart's in
the Navy . . . S h e didn't go to State, b u t . . . now how
did this creep in? . . . LES G E R D T S is in England,
finds it hard to get used to the native beverages, like
tea & such . . . claims the countryside is beautiful . . .
having a swell time . . . fools around with c o m m u n i c a tions during his working hours. . . .
CAMPUS CHEST PLEDGES
Whore were we—oh yes—The State College News
can be mailed anywhere, INCLUDING ARMY POSTS,
for 1V&C by merely folding, addressing, and stamping.
Provisions for folding, addressing, and stamping have
already been m a d e - a n d now, we have the 1 Vac' . . .
in fact, $50 worth of 1 Vic's, for that is the amount of
(he pledge that Sol Greenherg will hand Dave Slavin
this morning in Assembly.
Campus Chest was organized to relieve the students
of frequent requests by various "causes . . ." All s t u dents "feed the kitty" during the annual drive, and
then the Chest donates, as it sees fit, to aforementioned
"causes" considered worthy.
C a m p u s Chest, with the backing of the War Activities Council, has seen fit to make it possible for State
College's chief contributions to the w a r effort to keep
the memories of their college days - a n d college p a l s alive.
The W e e k l y Bulletin
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Vui'Hlly
Debute
Tryouts
for upporclassmen will bo
conducted
Tuesday
In
Room 20 ul 3::)0 P. M.
Anyone desiring to try out
.should prepare u two-mlnulu speech on the topic:
"Resolved: That men eighteen years of age should bj
drafted for service In iho
U. 8. Army."
Tryouts for the freshman
debute will lie bejel the following week. Proah should
tilso prepare the Mbove
mentioned speech.
sun
(ilnduulr
students
on
completion ol the requirements for the Now York
fcSlute certllleiite, either III
January or June, 1043, who
wish teaching positions,
should register with the
Student Employment Iluleuu In Milne, Room i:il
A Si B.
Freshmen, Verdant and Impatient, College Musicians
Tap Themselves for Myskania
Prepare Program
By lane Heath
My salad days,
When I was green in judgment.
Delaney W i l l Request
—SHAKESPEARE.
A i d of Student Body
LEST RUMOR REIGN
M M I I H N T I O FOR NATIONAL ADVIRTIIINS »T
Ctlhit PuUitkm
• by Herb LenekerMr. Huss, big shot of the International News Service
formerly stationed in Germany, told the Milne Assembly that Democracy's dragon is very concerned
about
his figure. . . . He probably fears he will become another
Goering, who not only kept, but doubled, his . . •, .
Dean of Women
To Give Plans
For War Effort
SOCIAL < VI.i:\nvit
Oct. 0 -Sophomore Reception for freshmen, 8:16
P. Wf. in Page Hull Auditorium.
Oct. 10 — KDR'cade freshman rush parly, 8:30
P. M.
Oct, 10—Kappa Beta rush
vie dunce, Lounge, 8:30
P. M,
Oct. 12—-Orientation meeting, 3::io P. M. Nominations will open for freshman class officers.
Oct. 12 — Meeting of the
new uiiigii/.lne staff, 111
the P. O., 3:30 P. M.
Oct. 12—Elections of olllcoi's of Senior, Junior,
and Sophomore classes,
and Campus Queen.
Oct. 12—Tryouts for Music
Council, Room 20, 4:30
f, . p ; M '
The W a r Activities Council, in
an effort to provide a n impetus for
s t u d e n t w a r work, will present Miss
Sara T. Delaney, Dean of Women
and faculty members of the Council
to speak before the Student Association as part of today's Assembly
program.
Miss Delaney will outline a n d
explain plans formulated by t h e
War Council which will take affect
as Soon as student cooperation is
secured. Immediately following t h e
program, its members will distribute
mimeographed sheets of suggestions,
plans a n d regulations as applied to
students and faculty.
A personal interview by a m e m ber of the War Council will be
afforded to each student t h r o u g h out n e x t week from 9 A. M. to
4 P . M. every day in the rotunda.
This will aid in determining the
particular aptitudes of students for
war work.
Actual participation in w a r work
will be emphasized this year, differing from last year's stress upon
war courses.
As part of voluntary war activities
for which no financial r e i m b u r s e ments will be made, the Office of
Civilian Defense, Albany Division,
has issued a call to the War Council
for men or women to serve as part
of the night interceptor commands.
Students who have special abilities
In art will be given an opportunity
to display their talents by painting many important posters p e r taining to war conditions.
Assisting Miss Delaney as faculty
m e m b e r s on W a r Council a r e : Dr.
Louis C. Jones, Assistant Professor
of English, Dr. Minnie B. Scotland,
Assistant Professor of Biology, Dr.
Robert Rienc ,v, Assistant Professor of
in. jial Studies, and Mrs. Anna K„
Barsam, Supervisor of Home Economics in Milne. S t u d e n t participants in the Council a r e Owen
Bombard, Emily Blasier, Trece Aney,
and Rhona Ryan.
Tragedy, Comedy O p e n
Year's Dramatic Season
Advanced Dramatics will open its
fall season Tuesday night at 8:30
in Page Hall auditorium, with the
presentation of two one-act plays.
The first play, a tragedy, is d i rected by J a m e s McFeeley, '44. It
is the story of a young man who
commits m u r d e r for the sake of his
sweetheart, and of the selfish m o lives which
activate
his elder
brother when he destroys a suicide
note which would have saved the
life of an innocent man. T h e play
stars Mary S t u d e b a k e r and Hal
Ashworth, Juniors, as the young
man and his sweetheart, and A r t
Soderlind, also a junior, portrays
the elder brother who is "within
an ace of a judgeship."
The second play directed by
Trece Aney, '44, is a Russian comedy-romance, featuring Paul B a r selou and Lois Hampel, with Robert
Loucks, Juniors.
The set designs were done by
Miss Vivian Hopkins, Instructor in
English, in collaboration with the
student directors; the sets were
erected by Miss Hopkins with the aid
of her stagecraft class.
SCA Members to Attend Meeting
F o u r members of Student C h r i s tian Association will represent State
College at the annual fall conference of the Student
Christian
movement in New York State. T h e
conference which begins today, will
last through Sunday.
It is being
held at Syracuse.
Mr. Robert Mackie, head of the
World Student Federation, will be
ihe principal speaker at the conference. Those from State who a r e
attending the conference are Emily
Blaziar, Shirley Coddington, and
Shirley Eastman, seniors, and Martha Sprenger, '45,
The first general meeting of SCA
will be held Thursday, at 3:30 P.
M. in t h e lounge,
Miss Sara T. Delaney, Dean of
Women, will address the assembly
today concerning War Council plans.
Newman to Honor
Anniversary Day
Club W i l l Organize
Studies for Thursdays
The Newman Club Federation has
set Sunday as "Newman Day," since
it is the S u n d a y nearest the a n n i versary of Cardinal Newman's r e ception into the church on October
9, 1845. T h e N.Y.S.C.T. Newman
Club commemorated the event by
the discussion at the regular m e e t ing, last night at 7:30 in Newman
Hall.
F a t h e r Cahill, Chaplain, opened
the meeting with Benediction of the
Blessed Sacrament.
T h e meeting
was followed by a discussion of the
life and works of J o h n Henry
Cardinal Newman, after whom N e w man Club is named. Dr. Catherine
Peltz, Instructor in English, and
F a t h e r Cahill presented t h e facts
and some of the highlights of his
life.
The Study Clubs which Newman
Club is organizing, will go into
action next Thursday evening with
the first meeting of the General
Study Club at N e w m a n Hall. This
group will meet' on the alternate
Thursday nights, that is, on the
Thursday nights on which N e w m a n
Club does not meet. Various topics
of general Catholic interest will be
discussed informally by the members
of Newman Club and F a t h e r Cahill.
The other Study Club has not been
organized as yet, but it will be a
Marriage Discussion G r o u p e x clusively for girls. It will be s t a r t ed in the near future.
Newman
Club members a r e cordially invited
to attend the meetings of their
groups.
J a m e s Dunning, '45, is
Chairman of the General Study
Club.
Audio-Visual Movies
A i d Student Teachers
Continuing their program of p r e senting sound motion pictures to aid
student teachers in their work at
Milne, the Audio-Visual Education
Department plans to show nine pictures during next week. Previews
will be Monday, Tuesday, and
Thursday in Room 130 of Milne at
3:35.
Monday's films will have particular interest for science majors. Electrochemistry
will feature reactions
of hydrogen, explanations of the
storage battery, and electroplating.
Aerodynamics,
Problems of Flight as
is evidenced by its name, will pertain to (lying. T h e body's lines of
defense against infection will be
treated in Body Defense
Against
Din ease.
Social Science majors will take
their turn on Tuesday when Alaska,
Brazil,
and Navajo
Indians
are
shown. T h e first treats Alaska us a
new frontier, with its transportation
jnd size holding the spotlight. Tlulast of Tuesday s previews gives un
intimate glimpse into the environment of the Navajo Indians.
On Thursday, biology, health and
hygiene will be the fields shown
f/o?ne Nursing,
Endocrine
Glands,
and Eyes and Their Cure provide the
finale for the week's showings.
He
did some soliciting, t h e
Sophomore who went to t h e C o m mons on Activities Day. No samples
did h e have to show t h e anxious
frosh; no table room could h e beg
from t h e committee in c h a r g e of
a r r a n g e m e n t s . Nothing did h e have
but a convincing line, a pencil a n d
a sheet of paper.
"You've seen them, freshmen, t h e
eleven most important, most r e spected, most, shall we say, i n t e M - '
gent members of the student body."
He ranted on, p r a i s i n g - t h e eleven,
urging t h e freshmen to "gather
around and sign up for Myskania!"
T h r e e wide-eyed youngsters listened.
One swallowed h a r d and
whispered, "Got a pencil?" T h e
others became enthusiastic a n d Don
Kircher, J e a n Ferris, a n d Sylvia
Proper wrote their names, added an
imposing '"46."
Clara Skavina tugged a t t h e
speaker's coat sleeve a n d asked,
"Really, can we become m e m b e r s
so soon?"
"Yes, Ma'm," he assured her,
shoving the paper and pencil in
her direction.
Down went eight more names:
Eileen Moody, Patricia Dunn, Helen
Burczak, Winnie Lulkoski, Marie
Liebl, Arlene Skinner, Gloria M c Ferran, and Eleanor Smith.
Art Russell demanded, "Give me
proof!"
Sophs, Frosh Wailing—
Banner Hunt Is No More
It's the night for Banner r i v a l ry! There's a gang of Frosh and
Sophs in the far corner of the
"Frosh Roost", (balcony to some
of u s ) . . . .
"Soph-o-mores!" comes a long
d r a w n - o u t yell. . ."Sophomores!"
That was last year. This year?
Well—there's a war going on.
There a r e blackouts, air raid alerts
and though the Sophs can take
all that, Myskania isn't very sure
about '46, so-o-o, for 2Vz o f the
rivalry points, the working m a jority (ferns to you) will play
a hot field hockey game. As for
the rest of the 10 points, Myskania
hopes to announce them before
C a m p u s Day.
A word to the wise, Frosh
"Watch '45, they're really super!"
And, Sophs—vice-versa!
.ommission
The Sophomore, taking Russell
into his confidence, pointed to a
Senior a n d said, VSee h e r ?
Well,
she signed u p four years' ago. J u s t
watch her sport h e r c a p and gown
at next Friday's assembly."
And another name was added to
the list.
That made thirteen. Didn't the
F r e s h m a n Handbook say t h a t n o t
more than thirteen Myskania m e m bers were chosen annually? T h e
freshmen weren't to be fooled—oh
no, n o t they. So they left and
wandered over to t h e tables.
But Shirley Ford, willing to take
a chance, returned. Not satisfied
with her role of class marshall, the
greedy girl signed up with the e x pectation that someone might drop
out, Betty Williams became No. .15
on the list, and Bradley Scrafford,
third boy to add his name, was the
last embryonic Myskania-ite.
He collected names for an hour
and a half, the Sophomore who
went to the Commons. Then he
spent another hour and a half
chuckling to himself.
William Pawlucki, who didn't see
the solicitor, thought he'd missed
his opportunity. B u t when he went
home to Sayles Hall lamenting,
some helpful upperclassmen told
him they might "arrange it, but
it'll probably cost you 'hush money.'"
Three days later, t h e denials of
freshman verdancy came from K i r cher and Russell who claimed they
did it "just for fun." To which
the soliciting Sophomore replied,
"Oh, yeah!"
Re: SEB Assistant Director
Dr. John M. Sayles, President of
the College, has announced that Miss
Doris Kelly will fill the vacancy left
by Miss Irene Semanek as Assistant
Director of the Student Employment
Bureau.
Miss Kelly graduated from Albany
High School in J u n e , 1931, and e n tered Slate College in F e b r u a r y ,
1932. She was a m mber of Beta
Zeta sorority.
After h e r graduation she became
a staff member of the Co-op and b e came Assistant Manager in 1937.
She resigned from this position last
J u n e to take a summer job at Monterey, Massachusetts.
In an effort to keep the College
buildings in good appearance and in
a cleanly condition, the Student
Council has appointed a n i n e - m e m ber group directed by Harold A s h worth, '44, to the 1941-1942 Campus
Commission.
Taking immediate action, the
group presented the following rules
with the reservation that "penallies have no place in an intelligent
student body:"
(1) Smoking shall be permitted
only in the Commons, Publications
Office, or Cafeteria, not in the A n nex area.
(a) Cigarette butts should be
placed only in provided receptacles.
(2) All waste materials shall be
placed in refuse containers.
(3) All eating shall be limited to
the Annex and Cafeteria areas.
(4) All notes in student mailboxes that are not at least 2 x 4
inches in size and dated on the
outside will be removed.
(5) All posters not approved by
Campus Commission before being
posted shall be removed.
(a) Posters to be approved should
be left in Publications' Ollice on
desk
behind door.
Regulations
governing poster placement a r e
posted in the P. Q.
(ti) Campus Commission inuy be
contacted through its official mailbox.
Assisting
Ashworth
a r e : Kit
Herdman,
Elaine Grogan,
Jane
Soulhwiek, Bert Kiley, Ruth Hines,
Nora Giavelli, J. Michael Hippick,
and Joseph Tossoni.
College musicians a n d vocalists
are already tuning u p in preparation
for their annual presentations which
will comprise a major p a r t of t h e
college activities program this year.
One organization will b e missing,
however,—the State College Band,
Last year's leader, Charles Reynolds,
'42, is no longer here a n d , as yet, no
one has risen to replace him. T h e
orchestra is continuing u n d e r t h e
direction of Earle Snow, '43. B e r n a r d
Perlman, '42, last year's conductor
a n d founder of t h e State S y m p h o n y ,
has recently been inducted into the
armed forces. The draft has t a k e n
a n u m b e r of male vocalists from t h e
college also, but t h e Choral a n d
Operatic Societies are still functioning under the direction of Dr. T. F .
H. Candlyn, Assistant Professor of
Music.
The Chorus and Orchestra will
give a joint concert in J a n u a r y ,
Choral groups, this year entirely
composed of women's voices, a r e
now blending English and Russian
folk tunes sung in t h r e e and four
part harmony.
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has been practicing the airs of Gilbert and Sullivan's "Gondoliers."
About twenty male voices, s u r p r i s ingly enough, are included -in t h e
cast. T h e date for t h e final'performance will probably be, late in
April.
Mr. Snow repeats that the o r c h e s tra is open to anyone who is i n t e r ested, especially freshmen.
They
are invited to attend next week's
rehearsal.
Debate to Conduct Try-Outs
Varsity Debate tryouts will be
conducted Tuesday afternoon, in
Room 20, Richardson Hall, a t 3:30.
Any Senior, Junior or Sophomore
is eligible. Each person desiring
to try out should prepare a t w o minute speech on t h e topic: " R e solved:
That men of eighteen
years of age should be drafted for
service in the United States Army."
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will be conducted the following
week, at the same time and place,
and on the same subject.
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Football is only one week old
h e r e at State, b u t after a glimpse
of all eight squads in action, we
find t h a t n o one team is outstanding.
T h e r e is n o squad which outclasses
all other loop m e m b e r s as was
t h e case in past years.
Potter
Club, last year's champions, w a s t h e
class of t h e league then.
They
were h a r d pressed in only a few
games to go undefeated for t h e
season. T h e same c a n b e said of
KDR in previous campaigns.
T h e i942 race, however, promises
to be as close a fight for t h e c h a m pionship as t h e recent St. L o u i s Brooklyn pennant chase in the
National League.
According to last w e e k s play
Potter Club a n d Dorm " A " ( T r o jans) appear as strong contenders
tor t h e I n t r a m u r a l Cup.
Potter
Club h a s a flock of good experienced
players a n d a r e tops defensively.
They have a well balanced squad,
b u t they seem deficient in s o m e thing just as important—and that
is spirit.
(Remember the World
S e r i e s ? ) . P e r h a p s the 6-6 tie with
K D R last week h a s aroused the
Potter lads from their lethargy.
Trojans Heavy
T h e Trojans have weight to their
distinct advantage a n d so far they
h a v e p u t it to good use. They h a v e
good r u n n i n g a n d blocking, a l though they a r e weak on the p a s sing. It will be quite a battle when
the Trojans meet Potter C l u b and
the w i n n e r of this contest will
have a lot to say about the c h a m pionship.
KDR, with their n e w shift, is
the d a r k horse of the league. Their
chief w o r r y is material as t h e r e
a r e n o capable substitutes to r e place the starting six. Kappa Beta
and S L S will be battling it out
for the other first division spot.
K B looks very weak on the offense
being able to connect with only
short passes, while missing pitifully
on r u n n i n g a n d long passes. S L S
has a fairly good attack but is
charged with some loose playing.
Both teams are only average on the
defense.
Dorm " B " , the Finks, a n d the
Ramblers a r e the three weak sisters of the league. All three squads
lack experienced players. However,
they are pushovers for no team
in the league as they are fighting
all the time and may cause upsets.
As a surprise to many was the
play of the Finks. Rated as h o p e lessly out-classed, they have put u p
good battles before bowing to d e feat in their two contests so far.
Incidently, the longest r u n of the
campaign was made by a Fink, A r t
Olivet, when he scampered the
length of the field to a touchdown
in the K B game.
Rule Changes
A few changes have been made
on the rules governing the I n t r a m u r a l League. A play is stopped
w h e n a n opposing player touches
the ball carrier simultaneously with
two hands any place on the back,
above the legs and below the
shoulders.
The other change is
t h a t in order to stop the ball c a r rier, the opponents m u s t touch him
in the designated space and not
push or block him out of bounds.
Penalty for breaking this last rule
is a first down for the offensive
team at the point of the infraction.
* * *
This week we would like to pay
t r i b u t e to a first class frosh—a man
sporting the name of Dan Gillun.
Dan plays football with the Dorm
" B " squad. He is not an outstanding
star, but only an average playeryet h e receives o u r vote as the
moBt spirited player that we have
been privileged to see.
When a youth, he was a victim of
infantile paralysis, which caused the
shortening of his left leg by a few
inches.
However,
despite
this
handicap D a n Is very active in
sports. Besides football, h e plays
basketball a n d Softball a n d is a
very enthusiastic bowler.
If this
is the symbol of t h e spirit that
lie* i n t h e c l a w of '46, the S o p h o -
moraa had better beware.
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STATE C O U E & NEWS, FRIDAY, OCTOBER •, 194*
PAGE 4
W e a k In Attack/
Strong In Defense
Trojans Are Undefeated
To Take League Lead
B y Stan Glpp
The i n t r a m u r a l touch
football
league opened on schedule a n d all
games h a v e b e e n played a s p l a n n e d .
The games w e r e featured b y w e a k
offensives, strong defenses, a n d low
scores.
At the present, Dorm " A " , p o p ularly k n o w n as t h e Trojans, p o s sess a top position in t h e l e a g u e b y
virtue of two wins w i t h o u t a loss.
Several others h a v e not y e t been
defeated b u t r a n k below t h e T r o jans i n points on a t w o for a win,
one for a tie basis.
In T h u r s d a y ' s openers, t h e f e a t u r e
game between K D R a n d E E P e n d e d
in a 6-6 stalemate. T h e excellent
pass defense t h r o w n u p by K D R
and P o t t e r ' s w e a k defensive r e s u l t e d
in this early upset. Bob L e o n a r d
intercepted a pass to score for K D R
from twenty-five y a r d s out. F o r
three q u a r t e r s E E P fought d e s p e r ately, finally scoring as Evans h u r d led center.
Both teams failed to
score the e x t r a point.
Trojans T o p R a m b l e r s
The Trojans defeated t h e R a m b lers 14-0 in a one-sided contest
on the other gridiron.
Although
they failed to capitilize o n t h e
breaks the Dorm boys had by far
the better team.
On Tuesday K a p p a Beta w a s
forced to the limit to defeat t h e
Finks in w h a t was supposed to
have been a b r e a t h e r . K B r e c o v ered a fumbled p u n t and scored
immediately. T h e surprisingly fast
Finks tied up the game on a goal
to goal r u n by Olivet, w i t h the
aid of some beautiful down-field
blocking by C a r p e n t e r . This g a m e
Standings Wednesday
Trojans
KDR
KB
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Finks
Ramblers
Shieks
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also h a d all t h e appearances of an
upset tie until the last q u a r t e r ,
when K B scored a safety a n d t h e n
clinched the g a m e on a t o u c h d o w n
pass to A r t Flax.
S L S defeated t h e inexperienced
Shieks, Dorm " B " , by a twelve to
nothing score. However, the score
would have been much more d e cisive were it not for frequent
SLS offside a n d other penalties.
Weight a n d experience seemed to be
the factor which stopped the Dorm
team despite the efforts of y o u n g
Dick Chillemi.
Fatal F o u r t h
Again on Tuesday the F i n k s p r o duced the major attraction a l t h o u g h
they again lost in the last q u a r t e r .
The heavy Trojan team was held to
a safety until the last q u a r t e r w h e n
the smart q u a r t e r b a c k i n g of captain
Fay Welch, the elusive r u n n i n g of
Joe Tassoni, a n d the huge frame
of Mike G a n a k u s set up two t o u c h downs.
KDR won their first contest on
Tuesday, defeating the R a m b l e r s
19-6.
T h e r e was no d o u b t about
the victor at any point in the game,
although Max B r a u n of the R a m b lers worried
KDR considerably.
Leonard and Beyer, received n u merous Verrey passes for both long
gains and touchdowns.
If the scores and play of these
first games a r e at all indicative of
the future games, the championship
will be w e l l - e a r n e d and the c h a m p ions well-named.
LATE SCORES
Yesterday afternoon the K a p p a
Beta team downed the S L S a g g r e g a tion by a score of 14-7. The w i n n e r s
took an early lead by scoring two
touchdowns on passes in the first
half. SLS rallied in the final q u a r ter and tallied on an intercepted
pass—Dave Griffin going over t h e
goal line.
In the other g a m e Potter C l u b r a n
and passed at will to score a n easy
38-0 victory over an outclassed b u t
fighting Dorm " B " team.
Know How to T/e Knottt
Watch Froth Gym Danes
"Hep, two, three, four, come o n
touch those toes!" yells Coach
Hatfield to t h e laboring frosh g y m
class.
"One," c o u n t s t h e Coach—and
we look u p o n t h e most amazing
mass of h u m a n i t y . In this corner
we see t h r e e s e r e n e looking i n dividuals doing d e e p k n e e bends.
Over to o u r r i g h t is a rugged i n dividualist doing w h a t a p p e a r s to
be a Russian Tango.
By the time t h e count reaches
three, t h e poor bewildered frosh
have become so hopelessly e n tangled that most of t h e m a r e l i v ing e x a m p l e s of a Boy Scout p r a c tice session on, knots.
The purpose, t h e y say, is to d e velop those h i t h e r - t o u n k n o w n
sets of muscles.
Will they be
successful? Well
.
W A A Prosram
Hits Full Stride
Hockey, Swimming
Archery, Riding Popular
WAA hockey d a y s h a v e been
changed to Tuesday, Wednesday a n d
Friday. So few people r e p o r t e d for
practice on Monday that the c h a n g e
had to b e m a d e . Games a r e played
at 3:30 in front of Page Hall on t h e
above days. T e n h o u r s of s u p e r vised play a r e necessary for credit.
Many girls a r e out for this sport a n d
at each session n e w teams a r e
chosen. D u e to transportation difficulties, it is r u m o r e d that t h e r e will
be no hockey conferences this year.
Swimming, u n d e r the captaincy of
Pat Latimer, will start soon at P u b lic Bath No. 3 on T h u r s d a y nights.
As usual, the time will be 7:30 and
the cost will be ten cents.
Last
s u m m e r P a t w a s s e n t by W A A to
a school w h e r e s h e received h e r
Red Cross Lifesaving
Certificate
and will teach Life-Saving this year.
Mary Sanderson will have charge of
the regular swimming. It is hoped
that m a n y girls will take advantage
of this opportunity to learn lifesaving.
Freshmen Squad
Tennis Tourney
Matches to Begin To Start
P l a n s for the W A A tennis tourney
h a v e been completed. Fifteen girls
have entered the contest.
Seven
matches a r e scheduled for the first
r o u n d . These m u s t be played and
the results must be submitted to the
captains, Giavelli a n d Domann, b e fore October 14, Not a single match
has been played yet d u e in p a r t to
the inclement w e a t h e r which h a s
kept t h e Washington P a r k courts
in a boggy condition.
The t w o contests of major interest
in t h e first r o u n d a r e those between
Nora Giavelli a n d Helen Hennessy,
and Flo Garfall a n d K a y Devine.
T h e w i n n e r s of these t w o matches
play each other in t h e second round.
Thus, if both Nora a n d Flo win their
games, t h e two finalists of last
year's t o u r n e y will again meet.
The fifteen girls w h o a r e playing
in the tourney a r e P a t Latimer,
Joan Smith, Mary Domann, Nora
Giavelli, Eileen Shoup, Helen H e n nessy, Flo Garfall, K a y Devine,
Dotty Huyck, Leah Tischler, Arline
Polsky, Winifred Luikoski, S u n n a
Cooper, Josephine Simon a n d Alma
Beckerle.
Domann and Giavelli a r e hoping
for fair weather so that the t o u r n a m e n t m a y be completed before the
p a r k courts a r e closed for t h e s e a son.
All contestants should play
their matches as rapidly as possible,
T h e entire basketball s e t - u p at
State, as h a s been previously a n nounced is to be changed this year.
Instead of a V a r s i t y - F r o s h a r a n g e m e n t as of former years, a VarsityJ u n i o r Varsity system is to be e m ployed.
All frosh interested are u r g e d
to attend t h e first meetings. High
school experience, while helpful, is
not essential. Nothing very s t r e n u ous is planned for the first few days.
Calisthenics a n d general loosening
up of the frosh is to b e the first
activity. In this Coach Hatfield is
to be helped by s t u d e n t assistant
coaches.
The schedule of the J. V. team
has not yet been announced, b u t is
expected to follow more or less
closely that of last year's frosh
team.
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The fall season e n d s a t T h a n k s giving. All those desiring credit in
a fall sport m u s t h a v e their h o u r s
completed by then.
Frosh Tennis Tourney
Proceeding Slowly
Another week h a s passed and still
the Frosh tennis t o u r n a m e n t has
failed to start rolling.
All first
round matches were scheduled to b e
played by Monday, September 28;
second round matches by T h u r s d a y ,
October 1st; third r o u n d matches by
Saturday, October 3rd; and the finals
were to have been played Tuesday,
October 6th.
As yet, only four matches have
been played. Walt Block defeated
Les deWeerdt, Mark Blunt topped
Block 7-5, 4-6, 8-0; Dick Chillemi
bested Irv Finger 6-2, 6-0, and Bob
Ferber beat Lazer 6-0, 6 - 1 .
Harry Kensky, director of the
tournament,
is definitely
disappointed in the progress so far. He
urges all players to get in touch with
their opponents and arrange to play
off their matches.
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Freshmen Make
Class Nominations
In Orientation
Election Day to Be
Oct. 26 in Commons
Nominations for officers of the
Class of '46 were held last Monday
d u r i n g the weekly Orientation m e e t ing. F'ive men and four women were
nominated for the Presidency.
In the last two years in spite of
their fewer n u m b e r s , there have
been a majority of men entering the
presidential campaign. T h e women,
however, wary of male domination,
liave successfully pooled their votes
to elect women presidents. Pat C a r roll was elected Frosh President for
'44 by a slim margin, the first feminine executive in ten years. The
Class of '45 elected Flo Garfall in the
first revote by an overwhelming
majority.
According to the a n n u a l custom,
voting for Freshman officers will be
held in the Commons by secret b a l lot, with Myskanla supervising. The
date set is October 26, before which
every candidate and voter must have
paid his class dues.
Nominations can still be made by
contacting any m e m b e r of Myskanla.
When the NEWS went to press, the
following candidates had been nominated:
President: Stanley Abrams, Richard Chelleni, J e a n Ferris, Beth H a r per, Donald Kircher, Robert Merrill,
Sylvia Propper, Lynn Wolff, and
Dale Wood.
Vice-President: Natalie Bullock,
Esther Cochrane, Vera Haflin, Rosanne Hayden, Robert E. Lee, W i n i fred Luikoski, J o h n Riccardo, Helen
Slack, Terrence S m y l h e ,
Esther
Utal.
Secretary: Martin Bortnick, Isabelle Mall'oy, Eloise C r u m p , G e o r gette Lovecky, Muriel Navy, William
Pawlucki, Eleanor O'Brien,
nita
Pedisieh,
Treasurer: George Dolitlle, Faith
Franklin, Ada Fried, Rosalind G i n s berg, Harriet Greenberg,
James
Howarth, Roberta Jobson, Joyce Mc(Continued on paye .', column I >
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Practice
Coach G. E. Hatfield has issued
first call for all frosh interested in
playing
intercollegiate
basketball
this season. P r e l i m i n a r y training is
to begin early n e x t week. Coach
Hatfield is calling out the frosh
earlier t h a n the upperclassmen in
order to get some idea of the
quantity a n d quality of the b a s k e t ball material contained in the freshm a n class. T h e frosh a r e especially
important this year as they a r e
eligible for positions on the varsity.
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On November 2, the C a m p u s Chest
will inaugurate its second annual
drive. Sol Greenberg, '43, will be in
charge of the committee which includes the President and V i c e - P r e s i dent of Student Association, the
Presidents of Student Christian A s sociation, Newman Club, and Hillel
Society, and Miss Sara T. Deianey,
Dean of Women. The drive will be
brought to a close on Armistice Day,
November 12.
Last year, the lour h u n d r e d dollars which was collected from s t u dents was divided between the Keel
Cross, World Student Service Fund,
USO, Naval Relief and tuberculosis
and paralysis funds.
Contributions
from the curent campaign will be
given to the same organizations and
any other worthy cause which might
arise. Fifty dollars already has been
donated lo the NEWS, to be used for
sending copies of the paper lo u n dergraduates and g r a d u a t e s now in
the armed forces.
For the current campaign, each
and every student will be approached by the solicitors. T h e Campus
Chest drive takes place only once a
year, consequently students are not
asked for contributions several times
during tin- year for various "causes."
Each one is expected to oiler at
least fifty cents. Said Sol G r e e n berg, "Although we hope to get 100',
of fifty-cent contributions, the d e creased enrollment and more vital
cause should prompt as many as possible lo give a little more."
Any Junior or Sophomore who
desires to act as solicitor should contact Greenberg.
ALBANY, NEW YORK, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1942
Hardesty, Crumm Elected;
Revoting Monday For WAA
Results of the past week's v o t ing for class officers have been
completed with one exception.
Georgia Hardesty emerged v i c torious over Hannelora Schoen
for the J u n i o r Class Secretary.
Miss H a r d e s t y will replace K a y
Doran w h o was originally elected
to that position but left school.
For
the Sophomores,
Nora
C r u m m defeated Gordon Baskin
to become treasurer.
She will
replace Collin Barnetl who is now
in the Marines.
As a result
of the tie between Leah Tischler
and Mary Sanderson for r e p r e sentative to WAA, it will be
necessary to have revoting once
again.
This will take place in
the Commons on Monday b e tween one and four in the afternoon. The winner will take the
place of Mary Now who is at
present an officer of WAA.
Hickey President
O f Pi Gamma M u
More Members Likely
From Present Seniors
Kita Mickey, '43, was elected P r e s ident of Pi G a m m a Mu, national S o cial Studies honorary fraternity, at
a recent meeting of the group. Lucy
Massimilian was elected Vice-President; Mae Whiting, Secretary. Betty
Bailey is the new treasurer; Harley
Dingman is program director. M e m bers of Pi G a m m a Mu are selected
each year, by the outgoing seniors,
from those m e m b e r s of the Social
Studies Department who have shown
great interest in their field, and who
are outstanding in scholarship as
well as in personality. Only seniors
may be m e m b e r s of the fraternity.
Rita Hickey, President, has a n nounced that, d u e to a change in the
national constitution allowing the
chapter to have a total of fifteen
members, it may be possible that
additional members will be chosen
from this year's Senior Class. Two
of the m e m b e r s of Pi Gamma Mu
chosen last Moving Up Day, Thomas
Feenoy, and George Kunz, have been
inducted into the armed services of
the United States.
Among its varied activities, this
Social Studies society plans to c o n tact sophomores who are interested
in majoring or minoring in Social
Studies. The Pi Gamma Mu m e m bers will act as advisors in helping
these sophomores select their p r o gram and related subjects. The Pi
Gamma Mu members also try to
foster and to arouse interest in S o cial Studies around State.
Jean enounces
Honor Students
Total Drops from 135
To 120 O n Present List
Duffy to Crown Successor
A t Campus Day Ceremony
Frosh to Play Sophs
For First Rivalry Points
120 names appear on the 1941-42
Dean's List released by Dr. Milton
G. Nelson. The n u m b e r includes 42
seniors, 40 juniors, and 38 sophomores. Last year 135 gained m e n tir n, of which 44 men and 91
wonidn. This year's list includes 20
boys and 100 girls.
Class of 1943: Beatrice Bailey,
Robert Bartman, Alice Benzel, Owen
Bombard, Carolyn Burrows, Gloria
Gammarola, F, Jennie Churchill,
Barbara Clark, G e r t r u d e Damm,
Helen Dann, Ellen Delfs, J u n e D i x son, Norma Enea, Morris Gerber,
Julia Gorman, Walter Grzywacz,
Marjorie Halstead, Laura Hughes,
Dorothy Huyck, Shirley Jennings,
Barbara Kerlin, Thelma Levinson,
J e a n McAllister, Elizabeth Marston,
Kathleen Martin, Lucy Massimilian,
Shirley Mosher, Ruth O'Neill, S h i r ley Ott, J. Elizabeth Peabody, Michael Perrelta, Mary Radywonska,
Regina Roth, R. Muriel Scovell, J u n e
Semple, Ruth Shanley, Margaret
Sinclair, David Slavin, Sylvia Teftl,
Ethelmay Tozier, Mae Whiting, and
Janet Wood.
Class of 19441 Eunice Baird, Paul
Barselou,
Edith
Beard,
Herman
Blumel,
Adelia
Bucci,
Florence
Cohen, Gilbert Curbin, Lois Dann,
Josephine DeCustanzo, J o h n DeNike,
Dolores DiRubbo, Ettore Gradoni,
Lillian Gross, Ethel Helterline, J o seph Higgins, J o a n Hoffman, Patricia
Latimer, Helen MacDonald, Evelyn
McGowan, Vivian Marion, Winifred
Morris, Evelyn P u t n a m , Hannelore
Schoen, J e a n n e l t e Shay, Dorothea
Simmons, Bernard Skolsky, C a t h e r ine M. Smith, J a n e t L. Smith, Ada
Snyder, Alan Stone, Mary S l u d e baker, Margaret
Taub,
Dorothy
Townsend, Warren Walker, Angela
Wierzbowski, Nancy Wilcox, Mildred
WiroslofT, and Harry Wurlz.
( l a s s of 1945: Sonya Balshan, Clara
Crouse, Catherine Bitlerman, Aleen
Coddington, Marian E. Davis, Margaret Dee, Ann Deuschbcin, .Janet
Donahue, John
Dooley, Marilyn
Eber, Grace Fielder, Ruth Fine, Anne
Fritz, Duleie Gale, Lucille Ganley,
Florence Garfall, J u n e Genier, S t a n ley Gipp, Virginia Greenman, C a r o line Hasbrouck, Eleanor Hayeslip,
Raymond Howard, Pearl Isken, Sylvia Johnson, Martha Joyce, Estelle
Kontoleon, Anita Leone, Betty P a l mateer, Helen Romanowsky, Dolores
Ropke, Donald Sayles, Grace Shults,
Phyllis Snyder, Helen Stuart, Marie
Trapasso, Josephine Valente, G e r trude Yanowitz, and Dante Zaccagnini.
MoreDance, Stroll, Da nee Some
All-States
Plans, Plus Variations
By I.mil le Kenny
in a few words about the last lootWhat does a fellow consider a perball game, the latest AD play, the
fect evening? Strolling in the moonnewest couple on the campus, or
light with a lovely lady, or tomabout nothing factual at all. Glat< mining the Jersey Bounce on a
mour will shine, for this will be the
smooth wide dance
Is it
first 11142 occasion for State College
laughing with a hundred other
girls lo show llieir latest formal
couples from the college crowd, or
fashions.
bending under a spoonful of butterWaleh every color in the rainbow
scotch sundae, tile a lute?
glide by and you'll see thai beauty
They will all be yours, lad.-,, for
still reigns at NYSCT, war or no
next Friday night at All-Stale Dance.
war.
Pete Marchclla, Senior class p u b Intermission oilers the opportunlicity direetoi, quotes ilie weatherity for a lale snack shared with
man when he says, "The sky will be
your date at a nearby rendevous.
crawling with stars to compensate
Culm your hepped nerves with a
for last year's showers." He adds,
coke or something .stronger if you
"The boardwalk from dorm to dorm
prefer.
You should be able lo
makes a very romantic lover's lane,"
afford one bollle of Champagne
Jitterbugs the floors ol Sayles and
remember the price of admission is
Pierce' Halls will be yours for the
only $1.05 per couple.
swinging while the orchestras of
Two interesting items are the
Charlie Randall and Joe Medtzer
vocalists who will serenade against
beat out the r h y t h m of your favorite
a background composed of all class
tunes. Music in two definite styles
colors.
with a breath of the cool evening
Well, fellows, does this contain
air between.
all the essentials for a perfect e v e You'll
meet everybody
there.
ning?
You'll pause between dances to east
VOL. XXVII. N O . 5
Lois llaflcy, '43, Pageant Chairman
Debate Counci
ncreases Squad
From competitive t r y - o u t s last
Tuesday afternoon, five new m e m bers of varsity Debate Squad were
chosen.
They are: Anita Leone,
Mary D. Alden, Edna Marsh, S u n n a
Cooper, and Gordon Baskin, sophomores.
Each competitor made a t w o minute speech on the subject,
"Should men of 18 be drafted?"
Either side of the question could be
discussed.
Members of
Debate
Council served as judges.
Those members of last years's
varsity squad who will also serve
this year are Murial Scovell, Shirley
Wurz, and Bernard Skolsky. P r e s i dent of Debate Council, Marie Soule,
wishes thai any others of the former
squad who wi.sh to continue this
year would please get in touch with
her immediately,
T r y - o u t s for freshman
debate
squad will be held Tuesday at
3:30 in Room 20. There will also
be continued varsity t r y - o u t s at a
date to be announced later.
This year debate activities arc
somewhat hampered by the lack of
transportation facilities.
Many of
the longer trips to other colleges will
necessarily be cancelled. However,
Miss Soule announces that other
events will be substituted, and d e baters may be assured of a full and
active year.
D & A W i l l Present
Nils Hogner, Artist
Nils llogner, artist and illustrator, will be the guest speaker for
the first fall presentation of D and
A, il was announced last Wednesday,
Using his paintings to illustrate his
lecture, llogner will speak at an
afternoon tea in the lounge Monday, November II at 3:30. Several
of his belter known canvases will
be on display there a few days
beforehand.
llogner and his wife have collaborated on several books.
She
has done the writing and he the
illustrating in a children's series
and an ailull travel set group. They
are personal friends of Dr. Watt
Stewart.
At a meeting of D and A last
Wednesday the following committee
was appointed lo aid with the plans,
luvilalions, Martha Sprenger; a r rangements,
Hannelore
Schoen;
publicity, J e a n e t t e Shay; refreshments, Trece Anoy.
At the same meeting Trece Aney
was elected combined treasurer of
D and A and AD in order that
there might be greater convenience
in the manipulation of funds,
Until two Sophomores pages have
heralded t h e e n t r a n c e of the C a m pus Queen in P a g e Hall a u d i t o r i u m
tomorrow at 8 P, M., h e r identity
will remain a secret. Queen Duff,
'42, will come from Fonda w h e r e
she is teaching, to crown h e r s u c cessor.
Lois Hafley, '43, c h a i r m a n of t h e
pageant, h a s outlined the ceremony.
After the bugle a n n o u n c e m e n t of
the pages, the twenty-first C a m p u s
Queen will enter, attended by two
members from each of the four
classes. S h e will also have a t r a i n boy, Robert Roy of the Albany
Home for Children. The group will
proceed to the stage where Marion
Duffy will relinquish her crown to
the newly chosen Queen ( ? ) , and
her a t t e n d a n t s will sit on the large
throne at t h e side of the stage
to
be
entertained
by
Sophomore and freshman skits. The r e tiring queen, h e r attendants, a n d six
ushers ( t w o women chosen from
each of the Senior, J u n i o r , and
freshman classes) will see the skits
from the audience.
Skil Casts
Harold Goldstein, '45, is directing the Sophomore skit; Ned T i m pane and Eleanor Smith, freshmen,
are in c h a r g e of '46's entertainment.
Those taking part in the Sophomore
skit are Sonya
Balshan,
John
Dooley, Elaine Drooz, Stanley Gipp,
J e a n n e Fillman, Ruth Fine, Ray
Howard, K a y Moran, Edna Marsh,
Curtis PfafT, Ernest Mennillo, Betty
Sweeney, Dan Regan, Joseph T a s soni, Leah Tischler and J. Michael
Hippick.
In the frosh skit are Martin
Bortnick, Michael G a n a k a s , Rosanne
Hayden, E u g e n e Herrington, Wilbur Seidell', G e n e v i e v e Stiles, A n cterina
Triflor,
Shirley
Wicks,
Robert Wilcox a n d Dale Wood.
Rivalry Events Planned
While no rivalry points will be
awarded to the class presenting t h e
better skit, athletic events this
afternoon and tomorrow will offer
a total of seven points.
The men's pushball game will be
held in front of Page Hall at 4:30
P, M. Two points will be a w a r d e d
the winners.
Three obstacle races will be r u n
by the women tomorrow in the field
in front of Page Hall at 2:30 P. M.
One point in rivalry is attached to
each race.
Two s i x - m a n teams
will compete in the S o p h o m o r e freshman touch football game at
3 P. M., on the field. The winning
team will e a r n two points.
Winifred J u n e s , '43, President of
WAA, has charge of the rivalry
program.
(Continued on page ', column 1)
SLS W i l l Entertain
Frosh at Party Tonight
For its first rush party of the year,
Sigma Lambda Sigma will offer the
freshmen an "old clothes" vie party,
with a Coney Island funf'est as its
theme. This affair will continue the
rush parties begun last week.
Those who attend will find that
the house has been made over into
a Coney Island fun house. The n a ture of the various "hazards" wlfl
remain a secret until tonight, a l though il is k n o w n that in order to
enter, one must crawl through u
barrel placed at the buck door, A
great variety of e n t e r t a i n m e n t , p r o vided by both upperclassmen und
freshmen will s u p p l e m e n t the d a n c ing.
With the best in n a m e bands from
coast lo coast "giving out," and of
course, refreshments, Social Director Gordon Hastings, '43, promises
"an evening of fun and frolic with
surprises lor all."
Dr. Ralph Baker, Instructor of
Social Studies, will uct us chaperone.
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