Potter Club, Trojans Triumph Soph Class
To Tie For Football Title
KDR Scores Over Dorm B For Second W i n
As Finks Suffer Losses To Potter and SLS;
Shieks Gain First Victory By Defeating Ramblers
: Pete Marcheita
Scoring at will, and stopping KB's vaunted attack, Potter Club
The football season is fast coming yesterday scored an overwhelming 43-6 victory. Red Evans, a superb
to a close, and a hard fight for the passer in this game, threw passes that scored 5 of Potter's 7 touchdowns.
championship looms for the coming The EEP boys scored in every period. KB's only touchdown came in the
week. Until yesterday there were third quarter when an Evans' pass was intercepted by Leo Flax on the
teams tied for the lead. Dorm A, KB goal line and run back by him the length of the field.
Kappa Beta, and Potter Club have
Behind 6-0 at half time, a spirited KDR went to town with a passing
each won three and tied once.
attack that temporarily gave them t 7-6 lead, but they finally succumbed to
On Tuesday afternoon, the occu- the sharp shooting of Tassoni to lose 12-7.
pants of top spot in the football
In its first game this week, Potter
league, the Dorm A Trojans and Club, resorting to a spread offense,
Potter Club meet in what will un- pushed over two touchdowns against
doubtedly be the deciding contest a hard charging, aggressive Fink
tor the championship. Both Potter team and came away with a 14-0
•and the Trojans still have one con- triumph.
test remaining after Tuesday.
Starting the second quarter with
This game promises to be a a 40-yard punt return by Evans to
"natural." Potter, defending cham- the Fink 23, EEP moved to its first
pion, has its eye on the second score. Evans flipped to Reed for a
Course W i l l Comply
consecutive football championship, first down on the 8. After a pass
and in keeping the trophy another was smothered, Evans ran to the 2.
With NYS Regulations
year. The Trojans, however, would Two plays later Sussina hit Evans
like nothing better than to change with a pass into the deep left corner
Coach Hatfield recently released
the football trophy's address from of the end zone for the score. Evans the information that the commando
495 State Street to their Partridge clicked with Combs for the extra course now under construction in
Street Mansion.
back of the school will be completed
next week. So far, the first two
Both squads should be at full
Potter's other touchdown came in
strength for the contest. The Dorm the last quarter when a kick by obstacles have been completed, and
boys boast weight and a good run- Olivet was blocked by a surging the remainder of the course has
been marked out with stakes.
ning attack centered about Tassoni. "1EP line and downed on the Fink
Their passing attack, with Smythe, 20. Sussina threw down the middle
The course will comply with
Cummings and Bortnick as receivers to Hansen for the score. Hansen specifications set up by the New
has been good for long gains. Until then took a pass from Gipp for the York State Department of Education.
yesterday the Trojans goal line had extra point to conclude the scoring The over all length will be one
been crossed only once and that for the day.
hundred yards. The first obstacle
by KB in their 6-6 tie.
is a two and one-half foot hurdle.
Coasting on a thirteen point lead Next
is a wall which must be vaulted
Potter, on the other hand, has built up in the first half, KDR found
many capable substitutes who can itself up to its neck in Dorm "B" with the use of one or both arms.
Eighteen feet past this is a maze
wear down and tire the opposition threats throughout the second half
for the first stringers. Their passing but kept its goal line uncrossed to of upright dodge-poles set in a
zigzag pattern through which the
attack was further augumented by win, 13-0.
meen mut go. The climax of the
the recent innovation of spread
trial will be the eight-foot wall
formation in the backfield.
means within the runner's power,
Standings to Date
Ruling on Protested Game
which must be surmounted by any
The protest in the KB-Trojan
game of last week was over-ruled
Beyond the wall will be a rope
by Intramural Council and the
stretched two feet above the ground
game remains as a 6-6 tie. The
under which the men must crawl.
proijested play occurred when with
After getting up, the men must
about 4 seconds remaining John
leap over an eight foot ditch. In
Ricardo went out of bounds after
addition to this, a narrow, snake- 4 — ~e~ -*2
being tagged. Singer, the timelike catwalk set two feet from the
keeper, stopped the clock. Dorm
ground must be negotiated. Then
... 0
A trailed KB at the time 6-0. The
the contestant must run ten yards,
stopping of the clock gave the
up and over a ramp measuring four
LeonTrojans a chance for a final play
feet at the highest point. From
and they scored on this play to tie.
there , the runner will run the
KB protested that the watch should covering two-thirds the length of the remaining ten yards to the finish
not have been stopped and the field to bring KDR its first touchline. The course has been built
game tieing play was started after down. The second period was four to allow two men to compete at the
plays old when KDR hit scoring ter- same time. If a contestant should at
the game was officially over.
ritory for the second time.
any time exceed the bounds of the
Referring to the rule book to
In the final period a Chellimi inRule 3, Section 4, Article 1; "The terception on the KDR 25 started course, he would be disqualified
timer shall stop his watch when a Dorm "B" on its way again. Chel- immediately.
signal indicates that: the ball is out limi and Sullivan clicked on a pass
Coach Hatfield quoted the adminof bounds," the members of intra- to the KDR 5. A run pushed the istration as saying that every man
mural council rejested the protest ball to the 2, but here KDR held and who is physically fit, regardless of
by a 4-2 vote. There was some took possession of the ball on downs. size, will be required to negotiate
opposition because the offensive
Dorm "B" made its new-found the course. Each man will be timed,
team carried the ball out of bounds
felt in its next game, on Tues- and will be expected to make the
after being tagged. Certainly Riday,
it gained its first triumph fastest time possible. "Of course,"
cardo did not run out purposely to
the coach added, "judgement will be
13-6, over the still vicdelay the game, not when they were
made according to the individual's
fighting for precious seconds.
period, the Shieks, at first stopped athletic ability and body coordinaby a Duncan interception on the te m."
Rambler 4, scored on a 20-yard
W A A Banquet Postponed
WAA Tennis Tourney Chellimi-to-Sullivan pass.
Win Jones, president, announces
In the second quarter, a Shiek
Nears Semi-Final Stage pass to the Rambler 6 was inter- that the annual WAA banquet which
was to have been held on Tuesday
cepted by Max Braun and run back
October 27, as was stated in the
There are four more games to be for a touchdown.
Smitten for the third time by a Freshman Handbook, has been postplayed in the women's tennis tournament before the deadline, Tues- fourth-quarter jinks, the speedy poned. No New date was decided
day, October 27. Six matches of the Finks saw a 13-12 victory suddenly
There will be a week-end at
seven scheduled in the first round and swiftly turned into a crushing
were played off, Shoup defeated 24-13 rout at the hands of a hard- Camp Johnston soon. Pat Frey
Domann, 5-7, 6-3, 7-5, to give an un- charging SLS outfit. Striking the is in charge of the camp and all
expected finish to the first round. second time they had the ball, the thosee interested should contact her.
The match between Huyck and Finks moved into the lead when
Tischler was forfeited since it was Olivet faded to the SLS twenty and
threw to Tucker for a touchdown.
not played before the deadline for
Guarino, who had to reverse his
the first round, October 14.
In the second round, Garfall, by field twice before scoring.
The fourth quarter jinks overtook
means of her smashing aces, defeated
the F'inks and in quick succession
Simon, 6-2, 6-3. Polsky is now in
two punts were run back for SLS
the third round since the forfeited
touchdowns, the first by Hippick,
match of Huyck and Tischler deSHIRTS
who did a neat tight-rope act along
prived her of her second round
the sideline, and the second by
Near Compleation
in Rivalry Continue
The class of '45 has managed to
The freshmen basketeers continued
take a short but early lead in rivalry.
With the present score standing at
3 to 2, the final outcome, of course,
still to be reckoned by Fate and if
the spirit shown by both so far continues, it looks as though it will be
touch and go until Moving Up Day.
The freshmen started strong a
week ago today when they outsmarted, outran and outpushed the
Sophomores in pushball to the tune
of a 15-6 victory. Using his men to
good advantage, Marty Bortnick
swung an expert clearing squad before the ball and a mass of muscle
behind to cross the goal line once
in the first half and twice in the
second. Although the Sophs tried
hard to stem the tide they could not
gain enough momentum to score,
gaining their points by virture of being over the line in enemy territory
at the half and final whistle.
The next afternoon, however, a
revived "Crimson Tide" smothered
the helpless "Blue Devils" in touch
football, turning in a 27-6 score. The
frosh took the lead by scoring late
in the first quarter, but the Sophs
swiftly tied in the second and the
score read 6-6 at the half.
During the second half, despite
numerous penalties, the Sophs
passed and ran to score three more
touchdowns and an extra point.
daily practice this week in preparation for the coming season. Coach
Hatfield and' his assistant coaches
are still stressing essentials only,
with scrimmages to come sometime
later. All the frosh aspirants are
very enthusiastic, hoping not only
for a place on the Junior Varsity,
but also visioning the possibility of a
varsity birth.
Many difficulties have been encountered in drawing up a schedule
for the Junior Varsity. Union College Frosh, and Albany Academy
opponents of the Frosh in previous
years, cannot be played this year.
Union College will have no Frosh or
JV team this year. Albany Academy,
in order that it might compete with
local high schools, decided to abide
by the NYS scholastic rules, which
do not allow participation in games
with college teams. However, games
have definitely been scheduled with
the RPI Frosh, and a full quota of
games will be scheduled with other
area teams. Probable opponents include Siena, JV, Albany Pharmacy
College, Albany YMCA, and Albany
Business College.
The freshmen will have a better
chance of winning this year than in
former years. They will be playing
with upperclassmen on the JV and
so will benefit by their experience.
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Greenberg Will Use
Solicitor System Again
Campus Chest, under the direction
of Sol Greenberg, '43, is conducting
its second annual drive from November 2 through November 10. This
plan was instigated last year to avoid
the confusion of small insignificant
drives carried on by the various organizations.
The system of solicitors will again
be followed this year. Students will
be contacted through their group
houses Certain sophomores and juniors will be especially designated
to get in touch with commuters. As
a final check, a table will be set up
across from the student mail boxes
for those students who have been
Distribution of Funds
Some of the money will be contributed to the World Service Fund
which aids those students who are
now war prisoners in different countries. China Relief is included under
this category. Funds will be donated
to the Red Cross War Chest, Infantile Paralysis, Tuberculosis Drive,
the United Service Organization,
Naval Relief, and the Cancer Fund.
Fifty dollars has already been
pledged to the State College NEWS.
Receipts will be given for all
amounts of money collected. Tags
will be placed on students so that
no one will be approached twice.
8500 Goal of Drive
Sol Greenberg, '43, chairman, says,
"These are times when the money is
vitally needed, more so than ever
before. Our goal is $500.00. We'd
like to see the students respond in a
big way. We'd like to have them
give just as much as they can, at
least fifty cents and more if possible.
We're likely to surpass last year's
record, if we get the co-operation
that we should."
Assisting Greenberg are Emily
Blasiar, '43, Don Vanas, '43, Harold
Ash worth, '44, and William Tucker,
'44, Sara T. DeLaney, Dean of
Women, is the faculty advisor.
As a result of recent action taken
by the State College NEWS and
Forum regarding the quality of
sandwiches served in the Annex, Dr.
John M. Sayles, President of the
College, will appoint a joint facultystudent committee to investigate the
situation. The purpose of this committee will be to determine the actual facts regarding nutritive value,
prices, and appearance of sandwiches
which are sold there.
At its Wednesday meeting, Forum
passed a resolution to support the
NEWS in any action which it might
take. The NEWS will publish the
facts of the situation and then take
steps to bring about a condition most
agreeable to all parties concerned.
Various Informal questioning among
the student body brought out the
disfavor which most had about the
Annex food.
In making the survey, the committee will meet with Miss Laura
Thompson, Manager of the College
Cafeteria, to determine what can be
done to alleviate undesirable conditions in this respect. Such factors as
rise in food prices, difficulty in obtaining certain types of foods, and
labor involved will be considered.
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Frosh Hoopsters
Signum Laudis Members
Dr. John M. Sayles disclosed
the names of the first group of
Sigma Laudis members. The following were chosen; Owen Bombard, Ellen Delfs, Marjorie Halstead,
Laura Hughes, Muriel Scovell, and
Sylvia Tefft.
Stote Loses Hal As U. S.
Changes Singer Info Sailor
On November 10, Hal Singer,
vice-president of Potter Club,
Council, and treasurer of '43, is
leaving State College. Destination: United States Navy.
Reporting at Northwestern, he
will receive four months of
training which will then entitle
him to the commission of ensign.
When asked why he didn't
transfer to the air corps, Singer
replied, "1 can swim without a
ship, but I can't fly without a
It's unnecessary to say that
Hal will be missed. He has his
place here at State just as assuredly as we know he's what
Uncle Sam is looking for.
Let's put it this way: "Smooth
sailing, sailor."
Abrams, W o o d Swamp LaFaro
In Freshman Presidential Election
Class Will Kevote
On Six Offices;
Balloting Monday
KDR, Potter, KB
Will Hold Parties
Informality, Comfort
Keynote of Fun Frolics
Pulling rabbits from a hat,
breaking unbreakable bonds, and
even making a freshman disappear,
will be the simple task of the
magician obtained by Potter Club
to provide only a portion of
the entertainment at their smoker
on this evening from 8:30 to 12 p. m.,
for their first rush affair of the
year. Roy Williams, '44, Chairman of the event, exclaimed, "With
no women present to hinder operations, you can't tell what will
Glaring pumpkins, rosy apples,
brown corn stalks, and terrifying
witches will provide the atmosphere
for the KDR and KB "Halloween"
parties, 8:30 to 12 p. m. tomorrow
night at the KDR house and the
Lounge respectively.
"We will take you back to those
wonderful days of your childhood
when you had not a worry in the
world!" explained in unison Harold
Goldstein, '45, KB Master of Ceremonies, and Fred Beyer, '44, Chairman of the KDR party. Informality
and comfort will be the keynote.
Guests will be asked to dress as
they were when they received invitations.
Hard cider and old
fashioned doughnuts will satiate
hearty appetites, stimulated by the
quickening tempo of the parties.
Ray Verrey, Glen DeLong and
Richard Beach became members of
Kappa Delta Rho recently. Potter
Club pledged Carr Pangburn, Fay
Welch and James Connell, while
Vincent Pape became a member,
Lambda Sigma
George Gray and Ray Howard.
CoitTtvsy CnHtrnl Studio
Dale Wood, left, and Stanley Abrams, right, the two remaining
candidates for the freshman presidency who will battle it out in final
revotes Monday.
Sororities Induct
Debate Council
New Members
To Discuss War
Formal initiations have been held
for the last year's pledges of several
of the sororities.
Psi Gamma held formal initiation
on Sunday, October 25, for two J u niors, Kay Devine and Helen Hennessey.
Florence Garfall, Joan Hylind,
Margaret Dee, Marie DeChene,
Katherine Rappleyea, Agnes Willett,
Joan Quinn, and Helen Ramroth,
Sophomores, and Dolores DiRubbo,
'44, became new members of Chi
Sigma Theta. The sorority received
one new pledge, Marguerite Bostwick, '45.
Alpha Epsilion Phi has received
one new member, Sue Weissblum,
'•'14, this year.
girls, Mary
Crouch, '42, Mary Ellen Munson,
Hazel Ravelle, Angela Fabrizio, June
Irwin, Jayne Cheney, and Yefkin
DerBedrosian, Sophomores, recently
became members of Gamma Kappa
Phi. Three girls, Osnif Serabien,
'44, Jacquelin Shaw, '43, and Marie
Quinn, '45, became pledges of the
same sorority.
At their meeting, Beta Zeta inducted four Sophomores, Janet
Brumm, Ruth Blake, Jean Offhouse
and Barbara Putnam.
Donate Is
The College Debate Council is to
sponsor a discussion before the War
Education Forum of Albany on Wednesday night, November 4 at 7:30
in Joseph Henry Memorial Hall.
The theme of the evening's speeches
will be mainly the second front in
Europe with particular emphasis on
Russia's part in this proposed move
in the war.
Four members of the Council will
speak, considering the different
angles of the military plan. Joseph
Higgins, '44, will discuss the military
problems which confront Russia today. Marie Soule, '43, will devote
her speech to the part the United
States is playing in the war, including the aid America has given Russia and her allies. What the United
Stales could do and where a second
front could be opened will be considered by Sol Greenberg, '43. These
three factors will be balanced by the
final speaker, Harry Wurtz, '44, who
will review our past relationships
with Russia and our hopes for future
bonds of amnity. He will sum up the
evening's topic witli remarks on the
general affect of an immediate front
on the total war. Dorothy Huyck
will act as mediator and the meeting
will bo opened for discussion, debate
and questioning.
Snow Issues Appeal
Slogan of Campus Chest Drive
For M o r e Musicians
by Sunna Cooper
piece, and then see how much of
Are you one of those who would
like to do more in the war effort, your 'coke money' you can toss in
with it."
or do you just talk about it Are
Where will your money go? It
you the Joe College who drives his
car unnecessarily, or do you take the will go through the World Service
Fund, to students who are now war
bus when possible'.' Does Indifference characterize your attitude or prisoners. Your money will help
buy bandages and medical supplies
real concern? Is your name John
Doe, American—or John Doe? Here for the Red Cross. Your money will
contribute toward the fight against
is the chance to show your colors.
From November 2 to November 11, cancer. And some Chinese soldier
Campus Chest is conducting its sec- will look at a box labelled C.W.R.
(China War Relief), and for all anyond annual drive. Each student will
be expected to contribute fifty cents one knows, it might be the box of
—or more. State College will be supplies State College bought.
The Campus Chest committee has
talking in terms of money to aid in
a war that speaks in terms of lives. done it,s part. The rest is in the
As Sol Greenberg, '43, Chairman, hands of the student body. Beginning Monday, eight days will be set
says, "This drive is conducted but
aside to tally up the score. Rememonce a year. It is a war activity in
which each and every student has ber when you're approached—you
a duty to perform. More than ever may be giving fifty cents while
before, we need CO-OPERATION to someone, somewhere, is giving his
the utmost. Get out your fifty cent life.
"The orchestra must be a balanced
organization," according to Earle
Snow, '44, director; therefore outside
players from Vincentian Institute,
Albany High School and Milne High
School will be used to round out
the orchestra, The response to a
call for more players in the symphony, especially in certain sections,
has not been satisfactory and therefore this method must be used in
order to make an orchestra possible
this year.
On the other hand, there has been
too large a response of clarinetists.
Snow announces that competitive
try-outs will be held shortly to limit
the clarinets to two,
At present the orchestra is rehearsing for a concert to be held in
the future. "Prelude to the 3rd
Act of Lohengrin," "Emperor Waltz"
and the "Grand March from Aida"
are among the numbers. These are
in the original editions.
In an unexpected maneuver, two
men, Stanley Abrams and Dale
Wood, eliminated a woman candidate, Betty LaFaro, from the presidential slate in yesterday's freshman class balloting. Two men dared
to run against one woman in a class
where an overwhelming majority
of the members are women. Total
balloting was 188, a greater percentage of votes than in the first election
held last Monday.
Revotes, which will take place
Monday in the Commons from 9
A. M. to 4 P. M., still must be held
for six of the ten elective positions
in the class.
Offices Requiring Revotes
Those, offices requiring revotes and
the candidates for those offices are
President, Stanley
Abrams, Dale Wood; Vice-President,
Robert Lee, Terrence Smyth; Secretary, Anita Pedisich, Eleanor Smith;
Treasurer, Joyce McDonald, Elizabeth McGrath, Robert Wilcox; Song
Leader, Mary Lou Casey, Arthur
Russell; Cheerleader, Alice McGowan, Betty Williams.
Those already elected to office
are: Robert Sullivan, MAA Representative; Ned Timpane, Publicity
Chairman; Jean Turner, WAA Representative; Georgette Dunn, WAA
Myskania, Senior Campus Honorary Society, released for publication the numerical results of the
four elected offices. They are as
follows: (asterisk following name
indicates the one elected).
MAA Representative—First Ballot: Sullivan 02, Gillen 52, Cummings 28, blank 14; Second Ballot:
Sullivan 88*, Gillen 80, blank 20.
WAA Representative—First Ballot: Turner 73*, Shoup 70, blank
Dunn 76*, Van Auken (Jl, blank 19.
Publicity Chairman—First Ballot: Timpane 52, Biviano 36, Scudder
21, Propper 13, Tontarski 11, BoyIan 9, Cohl 5, Hill 4, blank 5; Second Ballot: Timpane 104*, Biviano
74, blank 10.
Frosh to Parade
Siing in rvssembly
The traditional frosh
around the auditorium to prove
their talents, musical and otherwise,
will be the highlights of today's
assembly program. At a signal
from Harley Dingman, '43, college
songmaster, the frosh will rise in
their places, 25!) strong, to sing the
Alma Mater. After this, the frosh
will sing "Life is Very Different"
over and over again, trailing their
class marshals up and down the
aisles of Page Hall. Sophomores are
official hecklers for the program,
while Juniors will follow the forcible appeasement policy.
Feature of last year's frosh sing
(Class of 1945) was the funeral
march and burial of a belated Sophomore (Class of 1944). The year
previous, the freshmen (Class of
1944) added to the general merriment by composing tricky verses
to the tune of "Life is Very Different". As yet, the Class of 194(1 has
issued no bulletins as to what they
have planned for today's program.
Dining the assembly Forum and
the State College NEWS will conduct
a poll on current events and student
opinion. The results will be published in next week's issue of the
State College NEWS.
Established May, 1916
by the Class of 1918
But Sophs Retaliate Vigorojsly
The War and its
Hope for Ihe World
Friday, October 30,1942
No. 7
' Associated Collegiate Press
Collegiate Digett
The undergraduate newspaper of the New York State College for Teachers published every Friday of the college
year by the NEWS Board for the Student Association.
Phones: Office, 5-9373; Slavln, 2-9726; Burrows, 2-2752
. V 'Andrew Takas
Ed. note: The writer of this column was an associate
editor of the NEWS imtil he left for the University of
Michigan last January. He is now back in Albany
awaiting momentary induction into the Army.
Ctlhv PaUUken Rttnunlatlve
There is a peculiar satisfaction to be derived from
knowing that we and our generation are the makers
of history, We have taken many a course in our
fifteen years of education, and we have studied, even
if superficially, the major crises of the world. And
now we recognize another such crisis. And in it
we find ourselves playing a part.
The News Board
There are times when we, considering the stale
of the world, reflect that in ages to come future
historians will be able to say that this century was
bungled as badly as ever before in the history of man.
"If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing well,"—
and, likewise, if men must arrange their collective
life so that they must live unhappily, then it is surely
worthwhile for them to draw from life the last full
measure of sorrow.
All communications should be addressed to the editor
and must 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
em Eat Cake .
For many years the Annex sandwiches have
been under fire. This week matters came Lo a
head. Student opinion called for an investigation. Acting with speed and resolution, Dr.
John M. Sayles, President of the College, announced that lie would appoint a joint studentfaculty committee lo review the state of the sandwiches which are at this time being served in the
Annex of the college cafeteria.
The chief fault that the student body finds in
the present sandwiches is that they do not contain sufficient filling to make for a full-bodied,
attractive looking sandwich. The filling and
material used in their concoction is skimpy, the
bread sometimes unfresh, the meats scanty, the
lettuce wilted. Though the nutritive value of
the oleomargarine which is used instead of butter is the same it is applied to the bread in such
a manner that it is concentrated in one lump in
the middle, instead of being spread evenly
throughout the slice. Dr. Caroline Croasdale,
Professor and Head of the Department of Hygiene, in an
interview granted to the
stated that sandwiches purchased in the annex
on Wednesday, October 28 and shown to her,
were certainly pretty unattractive to the appetite.
She expessed the hope that something be done
to remedy the situation.
The sudent body has no other wish than that
Miss Laura Thompson, the manager of the cafeteria, receive a fair and just profit for the investments which she makes. It realizes only loo well
that the war is playing havoc with food prices
and that the cost of nearly everything has gone
up. It knows, though, that good sandwiches are
being made elsewhere in Albany for identical or
slightly higher prices. It would not mind paying
two or three cents extra lor a sandwich which
would be a pleasure lo look at and to eat. for
most of those who eat here in the college, Milne
High School included, a sandwich and milk plus
some dessert constitutes the noon-day meal. For
growing boys and girls, and for college students,
working under the strain of war, this type ol
meal is the minimum amount of nourishment
needed to provide the necessary calories and
vitamins. An increase in the amount and better
planned combinations of food used in the sandwiches would furnish thai much more needed
In the foregoing the has presented to the
committee what ii believes is the true current
opinion ol ihe student body, Even this may
contain inaccuracies; and there may be unknown
facts basing a bearing in ihe mailer, Ihe committee must investigate all aspects of the matter,
and come la a conclusion agreeable to all parlies
Lasi year Myskania anil faculty members
organized a committee lo investigate this same
problem—ihe justification, of the Annex prices.
Nothing tangible was accomplished, l.ei us
hope that this year ihe tommiitcc will make a
thorough enough investigation to settle forever
the pressing problem of ilie case of the Annex
vs. .State College .students.
46 Takes Initiative in Rivalry
A. D. Carries On
"by Ellen Swarthout"
Featured by excellent lighting and "inner selves" were completely addotted with outstanding individual equate.
performances, Advance Dramatics'
It is imposible to pick any one
second evening of plays turned out out for particular commendation.
to be more than creditable enter- Betty Marston, Marjorie Breunig,
tainment last Tuesday night.
Marian Sovik, and Martha Joyce
The expressionistic drama direct- shared acting honors, all showing
ed by Eunice Baird easily took the unusual competence.
The first play, the other presenfront as the best play to be seen
tation of the evening, was not on
thus far this year on the Page Hall
stage in spite of an unfortunate the same level of excellence. An
error in the handling of lines. We unexpected difficulty was encountare indebted to Miss Baird for a ered two days before its staging
play that in its staging was suc- when one of the main characters,
cessful in acting, in costume, and in Art Collins, was taken ill and sent
audience appeal. Its main fault home. Bob Loucks, who turned in
lay in that the dialogue was not an adequate role, was drafted to
fill the spot, and forced to perform
as swift as it might have been.
with only two days of rehearsal.
This drama of emotional conflicts
Outstanding in the play were the
between two sophisticated women
expressions of Lucille Kenny,
and their inner selves was performed
before a background of drapes in- a newcomer to State College prostead of the conventional set. Added ductions. Her sensitive face was
depth resulted from this device, and unusually effective in portraying an
the illusion of reality to the audi- emotionally driven young woman.
Equally meritorious of mention
ence was heightened by the apparwere the lighting effects, handled by
ent lack of stage artifices.
Shirley Mills. Particularly good was
Evident care was shown in the the moonlit doorway.
choice of costumes and the very
In passing, a word should be
colors used were selected for their said about the entertainment offered
effect in adding to the character between the plays. The best that
can be said of it is that in quality
Ordinarily motion is indispensable it was somewhat uneven. A sugto hold the attention of an audience, gestion for future
but in this play, although the two might be made: the intermission
principal characters employed but entertainment should either be good,
little movement, the actions of their or it should be dispensed with.
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(In the absence of Harold Feigenbuum, regular war columnist for
STATE Coc-ctuii NEWS, Gordon
Baskin writes War Fronts this
Stalin's only ally that has contributed appreciably to the Russian
military effort, King Winter, has
returned to tlie Stalingrad front,
and although his snowfall has been
slight, it could not have come at a
more opportune time, On Thursday, Moscow acknowledged a 200yard advance of German troops in
Northern Stalingrad, but reported
that Nazi losses in the city for
one day were approximately 2400
men, But into its already relatively
deep driven wedge, the German
commanders continue to pour in its
fresh but dwindling reserves. Only
a few hundred yards of Russian
"blood and iron" stand in the way
of the keeping of Schicklegruber's
promise to the German people to
reach the Volga this year.
In an effort to divert Russian
•strength from the North, the German
attack in the Caucasus has shifted
momentarily to Nalchik, fifty miles
southwest of the Mossdok area, after
heavy attacks in the latter sector
had failed. Not enough snow (even
in the midst of winter) falls in the
Caucasus area to annoy the Nazis
hordes as it did in the Moscow cam-
by Baskin
paign. But trecherous black mud
in a section where there are few
semblances of paved
roads may
deter the invader until a tangible
amount of aid can be brought to
this important "oil" front. It must
be remembered that Schicklegruber's most important immediateprize lies at Baku.
Twenty years ago yesterday, the
Fascist regime in Italy entered the
world's political chaos. Celebration
of it was somber—it was the first
time that Mussolini did not make
a speech commemorating its anniversary. But at this time it would
appear unwise to praise something
that is no longer in existence! Ever
increasing British raids on Northern
Italy cast numerous shadows over
the event. The African drive, RAF
raids, and Attorney-General Biddie's statement that Italians living
in the United States of old country
birth would no longer be regarded
as enemy aliens, may be a prelude
to a second front in Europe's "land
down under."
A major tank engagement in the
battle for Suez In which Gorman
armoured units, attempted to retake the previously hard won gains
made by the British in a slow Infantry advance, was completely
This disturbed us not. We did not know the Cast
war. We did not know the depression. Children
need not worry about such affairs—they are the
business of men and women. But we were growing to
be men and women and now today we have on outshoulders the burden of the world.
The second World War burst on Europe just as
we came to college. That mattered not to us. It was
not our problem; it belonged to the Old World.
' by Edna
Peace and tranquillity reigned in
Pierce, for who was to warn the
unsuspecting Sophs that the wicked
frosh were plotting dastardly deeds?
From behind closed doors '46
watched eagerly for their first victim. Down the hall came Mary
Now, aimlessly wandering from door
to door. Suddenly she was attacked
from behind. Before poor Mary
could give the traditional cry of
"Sophomores" she was in the showers and freshmen were guarding the
door lest any wayward sister should
take it upon herself to render aid.
This unprecedented attack by the
spirited but foolhardy freshmen did
not daunt the Sophs and a council of
war was called. Above the general
confusion could be heard "Where's
Sandy?", for '45 remembered Sandy's
mighty right arm which had made
mincemeat out of many a hapless
Sophomore in the previous rivalry.
In fifteen minutes the plan of
strategy was formulated and the
Sophomores and freshmen were engaged in one of the most fiercely
fought battles ever remembered in
rivalry history. The Sophomores
literally wiped the floor with the
freshmen and more baths were given
on both sides than either class had
ever voluntarily taken. One valiant
Soph, thinking to destroy the forces
of evil with a hockey stick (WAA
take note), advanced upon the rear
guard of the frosh. Alas, for the
luckless Carmany, for she had
picked the huskiest female Tarzans
that the group could offer. Her
weapon was seized and she was
forced to beat a strategic retreat. A
temporary truce was called when it
was apparent that neither side could
gain a decisive victory in this opening battle of unofficial rivalry.
The truce was only temporary,
however, for the Sophomores reopened the battle in the Ingle Room
the next night. This new attack
took the form of a perfume barrage
which caught the unsuspecting
frosh without their gas masks.
Note; Unluckily for some, the amunition was Woolworth's best.
Following a new line of strategy
the Sophomores renewed hostility
on the freshmen boys. Taking advantage of the hospitality offered
them by Sayles Hall on exchange
dinner night, five girls escaped from
their escorts and stole to a freshman's room. Locking themselves
securely in, the girls proceeded to
wreak havoc with grim and silent
efficiency. A wave of revenge followed this mysterious raid as the
freshmen took it for granted that it
was the result of some Sophomore
man's fertile brain. The Sophomore
girls, well satisfied with their success, have retired and are awaiting
developments from the
enemy side.
Hallowe'en at Pierce
Means Costumes, Dance
To 25 Juniors
United States Enters the War
Time went on, and the course of events began to
draw the United States into the conflict that by now
had become global and all-embracing in its scope.
First imperceptibly, then faster and faster, we drifted
toward the vortex of world destruction. The United
States began preparations toward entrance into the
war. And then the first uneasiness appeared.
For we had now grown. We were well into the age
of independent, directed action. Many of us had
planned long and carefully to come to college. Many
of us were planning beyond that. All of us were
in the position where we might look to the future,
where we might decide about our post-college careers,
where we might consider marriage.
Growing resentment
a growing
realization that the plans of none of us would be
immune. We are essentially egotistic creatures and
it rankled us to think that we would have to forgo
our plans, and postpone our futures. It rankled us
to think that the actions of the European totalitarian
would dictate what we were to do.
The Most Elemental Drive
There was another reason for the resentment.
The drum-thumpers and the (lag-wavers were hard
at work trying lo make us forget it; the politicians
spoke the time-worn phrases; and public opinion
the opinion spoken in public—was marshalled against
it. Still deep in our hearts nearly every one of us
was afraid of dying. It was not for nothing that the
psychologists had told us that the primary drive was
that of self preservation. We all felt keenly the desire
to live, to avoid the dangers of war. Aloud we said
together, "Du/ce el decorum est. pro palria mori,"
and to himself each whispered he wanted to live.
But the tides of patriotism are inexorable in their
rise, and the changes in attitude that are from day to
day imperceptible mount each upon until they come
to represent an opinion vastly different from one concerned primarily with self-preservation—an opinion
that ignores the individual for the common good
Emotionalism supplants rationalism. Each day more
and more of our friends and comrades left to join
the lighting forces. Each day we heard an increasing
number of appeals to aid in the national effort. And,
most important of all, each day we came tu realize
more fully the national peril and with the increasing
realization came an increasing willingness to serve
a willingness that in its turn became an eagerness.
We are the children of war and of human desperation. Today we are in the midst of a world thai is
life- with suffering, brutality, and bloodshed.
The Lessons of History
History tells us that wars breed wars, We see in
the texts that the nature of men never changes. All
the indices of the past point to the credo that peace
and its concomitant blessings are but delusions for the
credulous. The pages of the past are black with tinstrife of nations and the bloodletting of countless
generations of men.
And still today we go into this new strife, this nuw
adventure with an unquenchable faith in the ability
of man to better himself. In spite of the wish of each
of us to live, in spile of the reluctance of each of us to
devote himself toward the settling of the quarrels of
another hemisphere in spile of those things wo go
gladly. We go with Ihe belief that out of this cataclysm will rise a new world. We go with the hope thai
this war will be the last. We go with the conviction
thai it is possible to establish just government over
flue men. We go, for we (oel that out of the chaos,
the tyranny and the destruction, out of the blind
struggle of humanity a better world is to rise. We
go with a fierce pride, for we feel that our part Is the
one lliut destiny has marked as her own. And we go
with something akin to happiness a happiness engendered of our belief that this is the last great
struggle before men shall come into their own and
peace reign on the earth.
Pierce Hall will hold its annual
Hallowe'en test tomorrow night with
Eunice Baird, '44, in charge or arrangements. The first part of the
evening will be devoted to a Hallowe'en dinner and masquerade for
the girls and will be followed by a
date "Vic" party
The girls will meet in the Ingle
Room at five-thirty dressed in original costumes. They may dress
individually or in groups. A line
will be formed at the door and the
girls will march the length of the
room. The judges will choose the
funniest and most original costumes
from the group. Following this
grand march, the girls will be served a Hallowe'en dinner. Candles,
placemats, and favors will add to
the holiday mood.
The "vie" party will begin at
eight and will last until twelve
Due to a discouraging
turn-out at Pierce open-houses the
girls will bring their own dates.
Elizabeth Marston, '43, is in charge
of the "vie" committee,
Dying State Band
Gets New Start
It takes a freshman to do it! Hoping tu mouse college spirit, one
brave freshman has started a little
band of his own. Ins pile of the
difficulties which will come up due
to lack of men, money, and materials, Charles "Chuck" Reichard, '40,
feels that with a little co-operation
and enthusiasm the band will be a
The band even has an official
manager, Douglas Barnum, '40, who
runs around with a little pad and
signs people up whether they do
or do not want to play in State's
future pride and joy. So far the
band boasts of a baritone, a French
horn, a piccolo, two drums, Iwo
trombones, throe trumpets, and six
clarinets. One or two saxaphones
and an K Hat alio horn are still
needed. Since he can't find any of
the music which was used last year,
"Chuck" is doing some arranging
himself, This versatile leader will
make his own special arrangements
ui college pep gouge and the Alma
"Chuck" is devoting a great deal
of lime and energy lo his pel
project and the eighteen members
of the baud plan lo do some heavy
rehearsing. Their reward will be
the co-operation and praise that
Slate can give, Old members of
the band are urged to show up,
and also any new upperclassmen or
IsSUCS B i d s
Pledge Service Nov. 4;
Initiation, Banquet Slated
Kappa Phi Kappa, professional
education fraternity, decided to
issue to bids to twenty-five out of
sixty-six Junior men at its last
meeting on Wednesday night at
8 p. m., in Husted Hall, stated
Robert Bartman, '43, President of
the fraternity.
Juniors Receive Bids
Joseph Levin, '43, Secretary of the
organization, released the list of
those Juniors who received bids
Thursday via student mail. They
Harold Ashworth, Paul Barselou, Herbert Brock, Charles Capel,
Robert Combs, John DeNike, George
Erbstein, Leonard Freedman, Franklin Hansen, Bertram Kiley, Avrom
Koblenz, Verne Marshall.
Also: William Marsland, William
Miller, Paul O'Leary, Ben Reed,
Frederick Shoemaker, Bernard Skolsky, Gilbert Snyder, Saul Stolbof,
Allan Stone, Irving Swire, Allen
Tcrho, William Tucker and Richmond Young.
Pledging Initiation Planned
Pledge service for those men accepting bids will be held on November 4. Following this, there will
be formal initiation service on November 18. New members will be
feted at a banquet on November 19.
Dr. Arthur K. Beik, Professor of
Education, is Faculty Advisor to
Kappa Phi Kappa. The purpose of
the organization Is to promote the
cause of education by encouraging
men of sound moral character and
recognized ability to engage in the
study of its principles and problems.
New members are selected on the
basis of scholarly attainment and
professional ideals. Panel discussions and lectures feature the yearly
program of the fraternity.
The Weekly Bulletin
The Budget Stands
Current rumor has it that there will be a resolution introduced in this morning's assembly, proposing
the partial return of student tax to those students
forced to leave college before receiving full tax
benefits. This resolution counters the decree of the
Student Board of Finance to the effect that there
would be no refunds made under any condition.
The State College NEWS supports wholeheartedly
the previous decision of Finance Board, It is granted
that many students will be losing money under this
plan, since the majority of the men expect to leave
school before the completion of the school year.
However, the student body as a whole passed a
minimum budget for the 1942-43 year last spring, and
this budget must be maintained.
In spite of the national emergency, colleges are
continuing their afore-planned activity programs.
Such programs are essential to the life of a school,
and State College is no exception. To make such
a schedule function, funds are essential.
College's budget today is running on insufficient
funds due to the decrease in registration. If refunds
were to be made out of the money on which the
budget now operates, it would be impossible to maintain any semblance of State's activity program. In
order to prevent such an occurence, the students of
State College must be willing to resign themselves
to a small loss. It should be worth it.
However, this expected withdrawal and a subsequent refund would wreck a budget that is even
now running on a rock-bottom basis. The fact remains
that the students of State College must be willing
to relinquish a percentage of the money that they
have paid.
Campus Chest
The annual Campus
Chest Drive will be held
from November 2 to November 10. Students will
be contacted through their
group houses. A table
will be set up in the lower
hall of Draper. The goal
is $500, and each student
is requested to contribute
at least 50 cents.
Sol Greenberg, '43.
Students who can read
and write
French, Spanish, Polish,
or Italian are urged to
volunteer in the war
effort to translate bulletins.
Bilinguists interested should sign up with
the Deas of Women.
Joint Meeting
Pi Omega Pi and Commerce Club extend an
invitation to all students
to attend their joint
meeting in the Lounge
Monday at 3:30. Dr Louis
Jones will speak on the
share commerce can and
must play in defense.
Debate Council invites
students to attend a discussion before the War
Education Forum of Albany in Joseph Henry
Memorial Hall, November
4, at 7:30 p. m. Members
of Forum will speak on
the second front in Europe.
Social Calendar
Oct. 30—Potter Club
Smoker at the fraternity
house at 8 p. m,
Oct. 31-KDR Hallowe'en rush party in the
Oct. 31—Beta Z e t a
Scavenger Hunt at the
sorority house, 9 p, m.
Oct. 31—Hallowe'en vie
party at Pierce Hall, 8 to
12 p. m.
Nov. 2—Campus Chest
Drive begins.
Nov. 3—Cub classes for
freshmen interested in
working on the NEWS in
Room III at 12 noon.
Nov. 4—Discussion of
Second Front,
Henry Memorial Hall,
7:30 p. m.
Frosh In Quiz Programs
Aci As Word Experts
The doors of Russell Sage
opened yesterday morning, and
five State freshmen entered with
one purpose—to create a name
for themselves.
Oh, yes, they looked around
a bit, saw Troy's all-women
college, but primarily they
wanted to prove they could
answer "Yes!" to a student quiz
program, "Can You Pronounce
Sue Mooring took part in the
program with rich Southern
pronunciation; Andrina Taffler
contributed with an English accent. Anita Pedisich and Everson Kinn left their Long Island
"g's" at home and did their part.
Bob Wilcox, a local boy, also
represented State in the program. The group was chosen
by Miss Agnes Futterer.
John G. Myers
To Direct Plays
Advanced Dramatics will ugaln
present an evening of plays on Tuesday, November 10 at 8:30 P. M.
The first play will be a comedy
directed by Lois Hampel, '44. It is
patterned after "You Can't Take It
With You." The family concerned
thinks it's crazy and that makes the
pattern of the play. The cast consists of Jeanne Bailey, '44, as
the mother, Adelia; Everson Kinn,
'4(i, as the father, Henry; Jane Heath,
'4!), as Wisteria, the daughter; Rod
Fraser, '44, as Percy, the son with an
English accent, and, to balance these,
Eugene Herrington, '4(1, as the only
sane son, Dick, and Jean Chapman,
'45, as Betty, his bride of three
Robert Loucks, '44, is directing the
second play. This is a fantasy on
Life. Jim McFoeley, '44, plays the
part of Life. Rhona Ryan, '44, plays
the part of a girl who meets Life
and conquers it, while Trace Aney,
'44, plays the part of a girl who,
knowing all about Life, is still conquered by it. The other characters will be announced al a later
Translators Needed
Sudden Blackout Startles
For Defense Program
Engrossed Drama Crowd
War Council needs people who
can speak and write Polish, Yiddish,
Italian, German, French and Spanish easily. Defense training material for use among people who
cannot read English in the large
industrial cities has lo be translated into the above languages.
Miss Sara T, DeLaney, Deun of
Women, said that War Council now
has several such articles to be done.
Polish, Yiddish and Italian translators are especially needed,
Miss DeLaney has requested all
students who signed up for War
Activities lo look on the bulletin
board outside her office occasionally
to see If there are assignments
listed for them.
What happened when the lights
wont out?
Page Hall Auditorium underwent
a minute blackout sans bombs or
sirens Tuesday night between plays.
Amid feminine squeals a remark
was passed, "Gad, I can't see a
thing- all I can do is grab," A
flash-light cast a few frail rays
across the jabbering faces.
"Maybe it's Hitler and his heels,"
a masculine voice offered, "Paging
State Commandos!" another added,
"Sshh, it's part of the play." The
intent remark of one of NYSCTs
brilliants announced.
When the lights shone again the
audience blinked and all was as
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Exit Fooball
After Tuesday, football will be a
thing of t h e past for IState College.
With the coming of t h e e n d of the
season congratulations a r e in order,
and first in line is, of course, t h e
winner; Potter Club.
T h e State
Street lads played brilliant ball in
their last four contests, after starting
rather slowly.
Potter really showed its mettle in
defeating K B and Dorm A, and all
but clinched the title in these contests. It is, t r u e that both Dorm
aggregations w e r e seriously h a n d i capped by injuries w h e n they played
Potter. However, this cannot detract
from Potter's might.
The Trojans carried only eight
men on the squad, b u t only six w e r e
of first squad calibre. A similar
situation existed with Kappa Beta,
who, while carrying more men on
the roster, had only six or seven
good players. These regulars were
forced to play the whole of every
As the season wore on,
injuries depleted their r a n k s . H a v ing no capable substitutes they were
forced to patch up their teams as
best possible.
On the other hand, Potter Club
had at least two full teams at every
game, eleven of w h o m were' of first
string calibre. Therefore, as one of
their men tired, he was easily r e placed without h u r t i n g t h e team's
chances. It was this wealth of m a terial plus a neat passing attack that
brought the football title to Potter
Club again this year.
We also like to congratulate I n t r a m u r a l Council, especially Charlie
Capel and A r t Flax, for r u n n i n g t h e
league so smoothly. Rule changes
were quickly made w h e n needed,
and refereeing, although spotty at
times, was the best in years.
Most Valuable
Before we turn o u r attentions to
basketball, we like to present the
men whom we think were most
valuable to their football squads.
Potter C l u b — F r a n k Hansen. H e
played brilliantly, defensively, c h a r g ing hard and fast to rush the o p position. He also proved a good pass
Trojans—Joe Tassoni. As a r u n ner Joe was very h a r d to stop all
season long. He can also kick and
pass well.
Kappa Beta—Joe Levin. He had
KB geared into high with his passing until injuries moved in. He is
also a consistent punter.
SLS- -Buck Hippick. Buck has
been an elusive r u n n e r and consistent r u n n e r for the S L S squad
all season. Many a time he Iras
neatly evaded charging ends to whip
a long pass or start a r u n .
KDR—Bob Leonard. As leader of
his team he made KDR a consistent
threat, though not a consistent winner. He kicked, ran, and passed for
KDR and played excellent ball d e fensively.
Finks—Art Olivet. As a smooth
runner and passer and an excellent
kicker, Olivet sparked the Finks all
season long.
His playing ability
made the Finks a threat all season.
Dorm "B"—Dick Chillemi. One of
the smallest players, Dick made
some nice r u n s for the Dorm J u n i o r s
along with organizing them into a
fighting outfit,
Ramblers Max Braun. Braun was
the only spark of the hopeless
Ramblers. He did all the punting
and most of the passing and running,
We realize that whenever a list,
as the above, is made there is always
disagreement, We do not think that
this list is no exception. Wo may
be wrong, but these are our views.
If you disagree with us, sorry.
Potter D e f e a t s Ramblers
Coach Calls; Candidates
To Keep
eep l-M Football Title
H e
KDR Vanquishes Finks,
Drops Game To SLS;
Potter Takes Dorm A
This week's action on t h e i n t r a m u r a l gridiron saw P o t t e r C l u b
clinch t h e title for t h e second c o n secutive year, by winning over both
the Trojans, 21-12, and the Ramblers,
The first score in yesterday's
game against t h e Ramblers w a s m a d e
by Potter on a pass from Evans to
Hansen soon after the game's o p e n ing play.
Early in t h e second q u a r t e r , P o t ter again broke loose with a pass
to Kullman for their second score,
but the pass for this extra point
was batted down. On the second
play after t h e kickoff, to the R a m b lers, D u n c a n threw a pass to
Dooley w h o then r a n half t h e
length of the field to score.
Late in t h e fourth, Potter scored
the final touchdown of the game on
a r u n by Evans.
Last Tuesday, Potter took a h a r d fought 24-12 win over the Trojans.
The only score in the first q u a r t e r
was made by Potter on three s u c cessive passes by Evans. T h e t r y
for the extra point was u n s u c c e s s ful.
Again in the second q u a r t e r , P o t ter scored two more rapid t o u c h downs on passes, one Evans to
Hansen, the other Sussina to Reed.
Both times the try for the extra
point failed.
Starting the fourth q u a r t e r . P o t ter scored on the first play, a pass
from Sussina to Lynch, b u t the
extra point play was again u n s u c cessful.
With about five minutes playing
time left, Merritt carried the ball
to Potter's three yard line after
picking a fumble by Hansen out
of the air. Two plays later, the
Dorm boys scored on a snappy
Welch to Cummings to Tassoni l a t eral play, b u t missed the extra
Standings to Date
Two minutes later Bortnick i n tercepted a pass from Gipp on the
Potter 15 and carried the ball over
for the Dorm's second score. Again
the extra point trial failed a n d the
game ended 55 seconds later with
the ball in Potter's possession.
KDR also played two games this
week, losing the first to SLS, 13-7,
and winning the second from the
Finks, 25-0.
In yesterday's game against the
Finks, KDR's vaunted shift and
power were working well, as two
of their touchdowns were scored
on running plays. KDR led all the
way after their first touchdown
was scored early in the first q u a r ter on a pass from Leonard to
In the third quartor, the Lake
Avenue lads again broke loose and
scored two touchdowns on r u n n i n g
T h e final touchdown was
scored in the middle of the fourth
q u a r t e r , again on a pass from
Leonard to MacNamara.
Last Tuesday, SLS battled its v. ay
to a 13-7 victory over KDR. Taking
the lead in the first q u a r t e r with a
touchdown pass from Hippick to
Griffin and a successful extra point
conversion, the SLS six held on to it
until the third quarter. Then KDR
broke through to lie the score, with
a pass from Leonard to MacNamara
and a successful extra point trial.
Twice in the final stanza S L S
threatened before they were able In
score again.
To Start Program
Every male of t h e college who
is physically fit will soon find h i m self negotiating t h e newly completed
commando course which has been
built behind the school.
Hatfield expects the full program
to get u n d e r way within the n e x t
With t h e r e t u r n of b e t t e r weather,
work has been finished on t h e
last few obstacles d u r i n g the past
few days.
Constructed according
to standard specfiications, this training is expected to p r e p a r e the men
for the more intensive instruction
which they will receive in the
services. With an eye tp the future, the administration n a s t h e r e fore decided that every male student
should compete w h e t h e r h e is in
the Reserves or in immediate prospect of joining the a r m e d forces.
The freshman and sophomore gym
classes have already started the
and, despite spills and
bruises, have generally expressed
approval of the program.
Hatfield said that other classes will
be held at nine and ten o'clock to
take care of the rest of t h e u p p e r classmen. A third class may also
have to be arranged for later in
the day to insure attendance from
Rivalry Hockey Game
Scheduled for Today
The girls' rivalry hockey game
is scheduled to be played this afternoon, at 4:30, in front of Page Hall.
It will undoubtedly be an exciting
game, as three rivalry points are at
The sophomores signed u p to play
under the captaincy of Marion Duffy, include Mary Sanderson, Mary
Now, Nancy Hall, Leah Tischler,
Lucille Gerg, Jean Winyall, Flo G a r fall, and Nora Giavelli. T h e freshmen playing are "Mike" Butow,
"Bobby" VanAukon, Winnie L u l koski, Lil Abrams, Eileen Shoup,
Helen Slack, and Beth H a r p e r .
' »S
The first call for varsity basketball candidates was issued W e d n e s day a n d twentyfive aspirants including six freshmen answered. Seven
of last year's lettermen:
Flax, Gerber, Hansen, Marsland,
Miller, a n d Young; a n d three of last
year's Frosh: Hippick, Kullman, and
Olivet, looked ready and willing to
play a n d win for State.
Conspicuous by their absences
were Bora, a letterman two years
ago, a n d Mullin, leader of last year's
bi-victorious freshmen, b u t they a r e
expected to appear at practice soon.
In order to help patch u p the
breaches left by the graduation of
Dickson, Brauner, Siefert, and the
drafting of Tom Feeney, honorary
captain, several of last year's intram u r a l stars were present in uniform,
Capel, Kensky,
Reed, Ruback, and Wise.
Coach G. Elliott Hatfield has a n nounced that the freshmen a r e
eligible for varsity berths and has
hinted that the chances a r e fair for
one or two of them. J u d g i n g from
the high school experience of several
of them, they may aid t h e teams,
both the varsity and junior-varsity,
Hatfield retains his usual pesimistic views despite the speed, height,
and spirit he has at his command,
but maybe this is a coach's right.
Latimer Wins Tennis Match
Pal Latimer defeated Eileen Shoup,
0-0, 0-1, in the only match played
this week in WAA's tennis tourney.
Because of the poor weather, the
Washington P a r k courts could not b e
used most of this week. Therefore
the closing day of the tournament,
which was to have been last T u e s day, has been postponed so that the
three remaining matches may be
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The game, which was supposed
to have been played last Tuesday,
was postponed until now because
it was decided that both teams
needed more practice.
At present, duo to the sophomore
women's victory over the frosh in
the obstacle races held last T h u r s day, the rivalry score is now 6-2, in
favor of the sophs. A large t u r n out and much enthusiasm livened
up these races. Those participating
were Flo Garfall, Nora Giavelli,
Mary Sanderson, Alma Beckerle,
Joan Hylind, Marie DeChene, Peggy
Deo, Mary Now, Leah Tischler, and
J e a n Berkhardl for the sophs. Freshmen contestants were Eileen Shoup,
Marie Scudder. Winnie Lulkoski,
Helen Slack, Peggy Casey and
"Bobby" VanAukon.
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production. The only thing like Coca-Cola is
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By Majority of Five Votes
Assembly Today
W i l l Head-Line
Dieppe Witness
Guest of D & A
Major Ditton Brought As
Debate Council Guest
Traditional soldier-of-fortune, s p e cial correspondent for the Baltimore
Sun, the receiver of eight medals for
bravery—Major Thomas A. B. Ditton will give uncensored information
in assembly today on his eye-witness
observance of the Dieppa Raid.
Major Ditton is being brought to
assembly as part of Debate Council's
policy of helping a greater number
of students to benefit from their
A n a t i v e - b o r n American, Major
Ditton ran away from Virginia Military Institute in 1914 to volunteer in
the Canadian Forces.
began his World War I feats which
marked him as the youngest C a p tain in the British Army in addition
to his distinguished record in the
Royal Flying Corps of which he was
an officer.
Past Experience
After the war, he went as a British soldier to China, India, and
Africa; on a secret service mission,
he visited Russia. His experience,
gained so extensively in the past,
enables him today to view from
especial points of vantage the inner
workings of the American and
British flyers in Fighter Sweeps,
Bomber Commands,
With the forceful impact, Major
Dillon's efforts today follow through
his reputation of merit in World War
I. In 1941), as a flying reporter, he
rendered the first complete account
of the naval and air bases obtained
from Great Britain. In September,
1941, as a n officer on an armed
British Merchantmen, he learned
through personal experience what
the Allied forces are doing to clear
the sea lanes and eliminate th.2
s u b m a r i n e threats. And in 1942, he
was fighting with the Rangers, C o m mandos, and the "forgotten heroes"
in the historic Dieppe Raid.
"Second Front"
The Major has witnessed all the
preparations being made for the
"Second Front," which two years
ago, he foretold would not become
a reality until the spring of lO-i.i.
His conception of the clock-like
mechanism of the army, navy, and
air force is all too vivid. The d e centralization of industry in England
is an actual reality to him. Dieppe
is a weird dream that is not a dream.
This morning, State College has
the opportunity to hear from this
dynamic personality, and have World
War II set before them in all its
uncensored clarity.
Wilcox to Direct
otate Lollege News >
Over-confidence is b a d for a n y team,
b u t let's at least h a v e confidence.
Wednesday's d e b u t w a s c h a r a c t e r ized by exercises a n d passing drills
for condition and fundamentals a r e
all important in basketball as in a n y
other sport.
Erratic passing and
creaking muscles will disappear
gradually with time a n d diligence.
The "figure eight" appears to be
the type of offense to be employed
by Hatfield's prodigies, who may this
year have the stuff to make it s u c cessful. However, both the offense
and defense will bo subject to
change depending on the style a n d
threat of the various opponents.
With t h e memories of last year's
St. Lawrence and R P I games still
before us, we a r e hopeful and confident that the team will attain and
display that kind of form and spirit
throughout the n e w campaign.
Dr. T. F. H. Candlyn, Assistant
Professor of Music, has announced
thai The Gondoliers, the latest Gilbert and Sullivan to be heard from
Page Mall stage, will be presented
by the Operatic Society on April
15 and Hi, 1943.
Nancy Wilcox, '44, lias been chosen
student director. She will be a s sisted by Shirley Wurz, '43. The
east is as follows: The Duke of
Plazu-Toro, Hurley Dingman, '45;
Luiz, Verne Marshall, '44; Don A l hambra Bolero, Brooks Roberts, '42;
Marco Palmieri, Roderick Fiaser,
' I I ; Antonio, Waller Grzywaez, '411;
Fruneeso, Dan Regan, '45; Georgio,
Waller Block, '411; Annibale, Ernest
Mennillo, '45; The Duchess of Pla/.aToro, Mary Dee Alden, '45; Casilda,
J e a n McAllister, '43; Gianetta, J e a n
Chapman, '45; Tessa, Grace Forbes,
'45; Fiametta, J a n e t Donahue, '45;
Vittoria, J a n e Soulhwick, '44; Guilia,
Barbara Pulman, '45.
Members of the Operatic Sociely
will take the choral parts There
are approximately sixty-five s t u dents participating in the Operetta.
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Symth Elected;
Nils Hogner to Exhibit
Illustrations In Lounge
Shifts Numerous
The prominent illustrator a n d lecturer, Nils Hogner, will come to
State College Monday afternoon. As
the guest of the Dramatics and A r t
Council, Mr. Hogner will speak at
3:30 in the Lounge, w h e r e a set of
his drawings a r e on exhibit.
Major Thomas A. D. Ditton
Annex Committee
Reveals Purpose
oroup Will rropose
Bigger, Better Lunches
Responding to an invitation from
the President of the College, Dr.
J o h n M. Sayles, a committee for i n vestigation of the operation of the
Annex and Cafeteria met Monday
afternoon in the Faculty Lounge.
T h e committee in its entirety is composed of Mr. George M. York, P r o fessor of Commerce, the chairman;
Mrs. Anna Barsam, Instructor in
Home Economies in Milne; Dr. C a r o line Croasdale, Professor of Hygiene;
Dr. Louis Jones, Assistant Professor
of English; Dr. Robert W. Frederick,
Principal of the Milne School; Dr.
Minnie Scotland, Assistant Professor
of Biology; Dr. Robert Rienow, A s sistant Professor of Social Studies;
Don Vanas and Shirley Wurz, S e niors; Mary S t u d e b a k e r and Bernard Skolsky, J u n i o r s ; Natalie Mann
and Harry Mosher, Milne.
Shortly after the discussion was
opened, the committee m a d e it clear
that their purpose was not to bicker
about the amount of cheese in a
cheese sandwich, but r a t h e r to i n sure the best possible lunch for State
and Milne students al the least possible cast. The present program of
rising cost of food has made it difficult for Miss Laura Thompson,
Manager of the Cafeteria and A n nex, to maintain the same prices and
standards of previous years. The
committee wished to help her with
this problem.
Not all of the committee was
present, but enough m e m b e r s were
there to make it representative of
the views of the faculty, and State
and Milne students. T h e discussion
was very informal, and it was found
that the participants knew little
about the cost of food and help involved in planning for the school
lunches. Accordingly they invited
Miss Thompson to present them with
these facts at a meeting on Monday.
Dr. Frederick also pointed out
that while both Milne and Stale are
supposedly confining their eating to
the Annex and Cafeteria area, the
high school students have noticed
State people taking food outside
these areas and naturally resent the
fact they cannot do the same. This
is the fault of the college students,
who should obey the rules of the
Campus Commission, and eat only
in the area designated.
Mr. Hogner was born in Boston of
Scandinavian descent. H e attended
the Boston School of Fine A r t s and
Painting and the Rhodes Academy in
Copenhagen, Denmark.
After the
last World War, in which he took
part, he went to New Mexico for his
health, and taught in the University
of New Mexico for four years. While
there, Miss Dorothy Childs, a C o n necticut school teacher, came to New
Mexico for the s u m m e r to escape
She returned the next
s u m m e r and got her degree in
Archeology and a husband —Nils
Ilogncrs Collaborate
The Hogners work together on
their books; Mrs. Hogner writes
them and Mr. Hogner illustrates
them. Among the books they have
written for adults are, South
Padri, Westward,
High, Low and
Dry, and Summer Roads to Guspv.
They also have written many
books for children. Some of these
a r e Ladybird,
The First
Mustang, Paucho, Don't Blame the
Pufiins, Navajo Winter Nights,
Education of a Burro, Children oj Mexico, and Little Esther. Pancho, which
is on exhibit in the library, contains
a pen and ink sketch of a capering
goat drawn especially for Dr. Wall
Stewart, Professor of History, a personal friend of Mr. Hogner.'
Combines Cookery and Art
Nils Hogner is very versatile. He
built his own home in Litchfield,
He can cook, and
boasts that once he took a car apart,
put it back together again, and drove
across the desert in it with only the
aid of a compass.
He and Mrs.
Hogner usually spend their s u m m e r
Among the awards received by
Mr. Hogner are: the Block Printing
and Landscape Prize of the Museum
of Northern Arizona in 1930, the
Prize Portrait from the New Mexico
Art League, and Honors at A l buquerque, in 1933.
Babies, Rainbows A r e
Frat Parties' Themes
Photographic Show Planned
Rush parties claim the limelight
this weekend with two fraternities
entertaining freshmen.
Tonight, from 8 to 12 P. M., the
Diaper and Romper Parade sponsored annually by Potter Club will
attempt to ferret out the hidden
childish tendencies of oven the most
sophisticated State students.
pretense of dignity will be cast
aside as men and women vie for the
title of Baby Dumpling, Pretty Baby,
etc. Pictures will be taken to p r e serve childhood memories.
will be exciting games, games even
babies can understand and enjoy,
and of course dancing. Pete M a r ehetta is general chairman of the
Miss Ruth Hutchins, Assistant
Professor of Fine Arts, has a n nounced that the Art Department
will hold its Annual Photographic
Show in February.
Those who
wish to enter the contest should
bring buck photographs after Christmas Vacation.
Work must be mounted on 11 x 14
inch paper or cardboard.
may submit as many photographs
as they wish, and more than one
can be mounted on the same sheet.
The judges will be selected later
SLS, under tile co-chairmanship
of Harold Ashworth and Gordon
Hastings, will sponsor a Rainbow
Parly tomorrow night from 8:3U to
12 P. M. The decorations and songs
will carry out the rainbow theme
Gaudy costumes and hilarity will
be the keynote of the evening, and
there will be a prize for the guest
whose costume contains the craziest
blurb of color.
Bids will be sent out the Monday
before Thanksgiving vacation b e gins.
In Revote Polls
Courtesy Central Studio
STANLEY ABRAMS, President of
the Class of 1946. A b r a m s won frosh
election by live vote margin.
Newman to Study
Religion's Aims
Religion and its benefits to m a n kind will be the theme of Newman
Club's semi-monthly meeting T h u r s day evening at 8 P. M. in Newman
Hall. The evening's program will
follow the customary benediction
service given by Father Cahill at
7:30 P . M .
The discussion is based upon the
new Social Studies Curriculum for
J u n i o r and Senior High Schools.
The purpose of this plan has been to
follow the developments of world i n stitutions through the ages, such as
the family, manufacturing, and e d u cation. Newman Club's program will
evolve around the progress of r e ligion and its importance in the life
history of man. What the various
religions have taught, what protection they have offered to man, and
how they have been used will be
some of the points included.
The discussion will begin with informal talks given by Mae Whiting,
Betty Bailey, Shirley Wurz, and
Lucy Massimillian, Seniors, who will
act as chairmen. A period devoted
to questions and debate will follow
and thus give all a chance to participate and offer their own opinions.
The evening will conclude with the
serving of refreshments.
A corporate communion and breakfast will be held fur Club members
on Sunday morning, November 15,
Marie Hart, '43, will be in charge of
the matin procedure, It i:, hoped
that Fred Ferris, '42, will be present
to act as guest speaker. Ferris was
president of Newman Club last year,
and is now serving with the United
Slates Armed Forces.
Pierce H a l l to Entertain
Association of Deans
Members of the State College
faculty will entertain the New York
State Association of Deans at a tea
in Pierce Hall this afternoon from
4 P M. to 5 P. M. Mrs. John M.
Sayles, wife of the President of the
College, and Mrs, Milton G. Nelson,
wife of the Dean of the College, will
Al the head of the ivc-iving line
will be Dr. Sayles, Dr Nelson and
Miss Sara T. D e L a n e j . Dean of
Women, Other members of the
faculty will also be in the receiving
line. Mi's, Irene Ilobson, acting as
official hostess, is making all a r rangements for the lea. Pierce Hall
girls will help with the serving
After the tea the convention will
retire to the DeWitt Clinton Hotel,
official headquarters.
By a margin of five votes,
Stanley Abrams triumphed oyer
Dale Wood in the .second revote
for the Freshman Presidency,
held in the Commons last Mon r
day. One hundred and seventyseven ballots were cast in a
si long- showing for a second revote. The numerical results of
the elections (published in full
on pages I and 3 today's State
College NEWS) show that Abrams,
although the lowest ranking candidate on the two previous ballots, was able to muster enough
strength to pull himself through
to final victory.
Myskania, Senior C a m p u s Honorary Society, released for publication
by the NEWS, the complete results
of the two-week long election. C a n didates elected in the last two r e votes
A b r a m s ; Vice-President, Terrence
S m y t h ; Secretary, Anita Pedisich;
Treasurer, Robert Wilcox; Songleader, Mary Lou Casey; C h e e r leader, Betty Williams.
were held yesterday to determine
the final choices of the class for
T r e a s u r e r and Songleader.
Numerical Result— President
(for other offices see page 3)
Vote Vote
Abrams, Stanley :*»*
: i * >m
Chllteml, Richard 2
Ferris, Jean
Harper, Elizabeth 3
Klroher. Donald 13
LaFaro, Betty
Men-Ill, Robert 23
Wood, Dale
•candidate for revote
I n d i c a t e elected candidate
the vice-presidential
Smyth lead on every ballot. In the
secretarial contest Pedisich lead on
the first ballot, Smith on the second,
but Pedisich regained the lead in the
final poll.
In the balloting for the president,
Abrams and Wood were able to
triumph over a strong woman candidate, Betty LaFaro. With a d e cided majority of the class composed
of women it was inconceivable that
men would win out. But u n p r e dictable '4(1 decided that It wanted
u man for a leader. It seems that
most of the LaFaro vote went to the
support of Abrams.
There were 156 ballots cast in the
original election on October 26, 188
on the first revote on October 29,
177 on the second revote last Monday, and 101 on the third revote y e s terday.
(Continued on page .1, column 3)
Recruits Added to Reserves
Since the last release of members
of the student body who have registered in reserve groups, the following men have enlisted.
The Enlisted Reserve Corps: Mux
Braun, Laurence Palmer, and Donald
Walsh, Sophomores, Ross Cowles and
Donald Wing, freshmen.
Army Air Corps; Norman Finer
and Paul Wagner, Sophomores,
V - l : Frank Woodworth, '45, and
Fred Crosby, '4li.
These enlistments still do not
complete the allotted quotu for the
college, and anyone who is planning
to enter any of these reserve groups
is urged to take the necessary steps
as soon as possible,
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