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Dr. Parker Elected Fellow in American Science Affiliation President Parker has recently been informed of his election to a Fellow of the American Scientific Affiliation. This honor has been awarded to only 25 of the 285 members who constitute the organization. Dr. Parker is a charter member of the ten-year-old affiliation which was founded and is now being carried on by Christian men of science. Their purpose, Dr. Parker states, is to conduct scientific research, study and observation of the innumerable instances which harmonize science and the Bible. Both contribution to the organization's activities and tenure constitute the basis for the election of the affiliation's fellows. Although Dr. Parker's work with the group has largely involved the submission of book reviews for scientific approval, many of which have been published in the scientists' quarterly journal, he has also had published an article which exposes many inadequacies involved in the theory of evolution. His current project in this field is a compilation of scientific observation called "Stepping Stones to Faith".

GEORGE FOX COLLEGE, NEWBERG, OREGON

Friday, December 7, 1951

Inspects Public Relations Director Named Committee College Facilities Ankeny Assumes Duties Monday; Seven-Point Program Outlined

RELATIONS MANAGER—Harlow Ankeny assumes duties a t the college Monday.

Christmas Party Sponsored by ASB

Friday, December 14, is the date for the annual all-school Christmas party to be held in the George Fox dining hall at 8 p. m. According to "Verne Martin, ASB social chairman, the party will be formal. The traditional small gift exchange will be observed, he said. Marie Williams and Elvena Kelly, sophomores, have charge of the 45-minute program, while Don Pearson, freshman, will help Martin with the remainder of the GFC's annual Christmas concert party. will be presented on Thursday evening, December 20, at eight o'clock, in the chapel. The music and Skate Tonight speech departments are sponsorTonight from 7:30 to 11 p. m. ing this vesper program, which the Gold Q is sponsoring an allis being planned by Mr. Baker, school skating party at the Mrs. McNichols and Miss Sill. Christmas decorations, lighting Newberg roller rink. and staging will provide a YuleAdmission price is 35 cents, tide atmosphere for the well-loved which includes cost for clampsolos, "Jesu Bambino," "O Holy on skates. I t is 25 cents extra Night," and majestic "Hallelujah for shoe skates. Chorus," sung by the a cappella All students and faculty choir, and poems and passages members arc invited, Gold Q from the Bible. Hockctt anIncluded on the program are: a prexy Betty two-piano number played by Bar- nounces. bara Blake, Yvonne Hubbard, MariThose who attend the basketbeth McCracken and Pat Shockey; ball game arc especially urged a harp solo by Dorothy Oppenlander; a clarinet duet by Rose- to attend the skate afterward. mary Ramsey and Jack Hoskins; a brass trio by Harry Ryan and Norman and Orville Winters; a vibraharp solo by Betty Brown; vocal solos by Marilyn Barnes, Priscilla Doble, Klane Robison and Dick Zeller; a ladies' trio and mixed quartet. Original verse written by freshThere will be no admission man Bob Adams and Mrs. Dorothy charge. However, a silver offer- Herrick, sophomore, has been acing will be taken at the concert, cepted for publication in the Anand will be used to begin a fund nual Anthology of College Poetry, for an organ for the chapel. reports the secretary of the National Poetry association. "Oceanic Sunset" by Mrs. HerMcNichols Interprets rick and "Prayer of My Life," by Adams were submitted, upon recChristmas Literature The Scribblers are again spon- ommendation by the college Engsoring an evening of Christmas lish department, to the association for consideration early in Novemreadings. . With the Kanyon parlor Christ- ber. The Annual Anthology of Colmas tree as the setting, Dean Donold McNichols will begin reading lege Poetry is a compilation of at 9 p. m. Sunday, December 16. verse selected from those poems Included in the seasonal litera- submitted by college students from ture which Dean McNichols inter- all parts of America. Copies of the anthology are prets are "In the Holy Nativity of Our Lord" by Richard Crashaw; available to students, teachers and William Blake's "The Lamb"; and libraries only, at the rate of one "The Sunday School Christmas dollar per copy. Editor's note:—Both of the Program", by Robert Benchley. Under the direction of Mrs. Mc- poems selected from George Fox Nichols, the group will sing Christ- entrants are printed on page two of this issue of the Crescent. mas carols.

Christmas Concert In Campus Chapel

Poetry Anthology Accepts GF Entries

Harlow Ankeny, former director of Albany - Coi-vallis - Jefferson Youth for Christ, Wednesday accepted the position of director of public relations at George Fox college. He begins work here Monday. A seven-point public relations program around which he will work has been tentatively formulated, Ankeny said. The outline includes: 1. General student solicitation, 2. Solicitation of high school seniors, 3. $25-Club solicitation, 4. Public relation work with the alumni, 5. General publicity and material advertising, 6. Newspaper publicity. 7. Serving on three faculty committees: s c h o l a r s h i p , work and' public relations. Ankeny, who received his B.A. degree from George Fox in 1950, comes with a diversified background in the field in which he is to work. As a member of the Four Flats quartet, he travelled with that group for five summers During much of that time the Flats were officially representing the college. Harlow edited The Crescent when a junior here, having ser-ved

on the editorial staff prior to this as sports editor. During his senior year at Salem high school, he was editor of their school paper, The Clarion. Since the summer after his graduation, Ankeny has been director of the tri-city Youth for Christ groups. Co-active with his appointment here is his resignation of the YFC position.

Doble Represents College in Externp, Speaks in Chapel

Representing George Fox at the IFAO extemporaneous speaking contest scheduled for Thursday, December 13, at Lewis and Clark college, will be Miss Priscilla Doble, senior English major. The general topic for the ladies at the contest will be "McCarthyism". Their speeches will begin at 2 p. m. The men, whose division of the contest begins* at 6:30 p. m., are speaking on the subject: "What is the future of inter-collegiate activities ? " Miss Doble, who also entered last years' extempore contest, will speak extemporaneously in chapel Wednesday morning. Her subject is to be one of the ten sub-divisions of the contest's general topic for ladies. Other IFAO - sponsored meets scheduled for the school year are the after-dinner speaking contest, to which GFC is host on January 18, and the experimental speaking contest later in the spring. Miss Doble took first place for Next Thursday morning, December 13, draft-eligible college stu- the ladies at the after-dinner condents will be appearing at exam- test in 1949. ination centers for the purpose of taking the Selective Service college qualification test. This is the Crescent Calendar same test which was given to D e c . 7—GFC vs. Salem News, many students last summer. 7:00 p. m. The tests are being repeated Skating party, 7:30 p. next week and again on April 24, m. 1952, for the benefit of freshmen Dec. 8—GFC vs. Multnomah and any other students who were Bible, 7:30 p. in. unable to take the test last sum- Dec. 10—Portland Symphony, mer. In order to take the test in Szigeti soloist. April one should secure an appli- Dec. 11—Film, "Hidden Treascation blank from any local board ures", N e w b e r g and mail this before the deadline high. in March, 1952. Dec. 13—Extempore S p e e c h Freshmen in the upper half of contest. their class, sophomores in the upSS. qualification test. per two-thirds of their class, and Dec. 14—Formal Christinas parjuniors in the upper three-foutrhs ty, 8 p. m. of their class or those obtaining a Dec. 16—Cantata, Friends score of seventy or above in the church. test will be considered by their Christmas readings, 9 local draft board for deferment as p. m. students. Dec. 17—Concert, N e w b e r g Seniors who desire to enter high. graduate school must have admis- Dec. 20—Christmas vespers, 8 sion to such school and score at p. m. least seventy-five on the test or Dcc.21-Jan. 2—Vacation. be in the upper half of their class.

Draft Eligibles Take Qualification Tests December 13

For Accreditation Preparatory to making recommendations for improvement toward accreditation of George Fox college, a three-member committee from the Commission on Higher Schools of the Northwest Accrediting association inspected GFC, its facilities and constituents, on November 19. Heading the inspection committee was Claude Simpson, director of admissions at Washington State college, Pullman. Mr. Simpson, who was in charge of the area of personal relations on campus, interviewed several students, including the ASB president and Crescent editor, about the subjects of student morale, student-faculty relationship and student activities on the George Fox campus. Included in similar interviews were many of the faculty members. Other members of the inspection committee were the Rev. Dr. Paul J. Harney, faculty member of the University of San Francisco, and Professor Ernest Muzzall of Central Washington College of Education at Ellensburg. It was suggested, after the committee had inspected the 14,000 volume college library, that the history section was a bit deficient in the more recent publications. Dr. Parker announced Monday that the history department has submitted an order for 50 new volumes of the latest authoritative history references. The books will be shelved in the library immediately upon their arrival. The gentlemen were especially impressed, they said, with the manner in which the college faculty has been strengthened. Other features of which they spoke high* ly were the music department, dining hall accommodations and the well-equipped gymnasium and physical education department. President Parker recently affirmed that r this accreditation study, which has been joined by the entire faculty, "is making rapid improvement in curriculum offerings and the raising of general standards of George Fox."

Violin Soloist to Play With Portland Symphony Featured on the forthcoming Portland Symphony program for Monday evening, December 10, at 8:30, is Joseph Szigeti, violin soloist. Among the numbers to be played will be Iphigenia a t Aulis Overture, Gluck; Concerto in G Minor, Bach; Violin Concerto No. 1, Prokofieff; and Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Sibelius.

Reporter Deems Homecoming High Spot of the Year By Bob Adams Homecoming, November 12, may well be called a high spot of the school year. One heard it all over the campus . . . "Homecoming's a big success again!" Beginning with the 9 a. m. registration time, continuing through the mock class periods and the concurring open house, during the football game when GFC smashed to victory for the fourth game in a row, at the coronation of Queen Barbara I,

throughout the evening's banquet, and culminating with the dramatic performance, one heard alumni, friends, parents and students voicing their agreement that the 1951 Homecoming was one of the best ever. A record crowd watched Reed fall before the Quakers when the two traditional rivals clashed on the gridiron. The same crowd applauded its approval when ASB prexy, Frank Starkey crowned Miss Barbara Blake, freshman, first Homecoming queen to reign

at George Fox. In the evening, following the well-planned banquet, approximately 500 people witnessed the climax of the day when the GFC actors presented Marian Johnson's "The Bishop's Mantle". The play was acclaimed one of the most absorbing stage productions ever dramatized in Wood-Mar auditorium. Helping to make the day a more enjoyable one was the frequent appearance of that elusive individual, Mr. Oregon Sunshine.


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Ten Years Ago Today . . . It was December 7 in '41 . . . Hardly a person is now alive, but remembers that famous day and year . . . Our radio had "blinked out" the night before, so it was a neighbor who related the news . . . "The Japanese have bombed Pearl Harbor . . ." Hardly understanding the meaning of bombs, the agents of selfishness and hatred, I queried my father as to what it all meant. I still remember his answer. "I believe," he said, "we are at war." That night his "belief" was confirmed by President Roosevelt. And now we are "at war" again. Although an official state of war has not been declared, all evidence seems to point up the theory that this, in reality, is the beginning of a greater conflict yet to come. On this, the tenth anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, I wonder just what is ever proved by war other than its own fallacy. I often think of Thomas Hardy's "The Man He Killed." Had these men met under circumstances other than the adversity of war, friendship and love should have resulted. "Love is stronger than hatred . . . Love can conquer war . . ." —L.W. Santa Claus vs. the Spirit of Christmas The Editor Commends By Marjorie Larrance Just eighteen more days until Christmas and we find America thoroughly enrapt in the pre-holiday bustle. In fact, the Thanksgiving turkey had scarely exhaled his last earthly breath when the city lamp poles began to don their characteristic holiday costumes. The ether waves are crowded with the traditional "White Christmas", "Santa Claus Is Coming to

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Town", and other popular seasonal songs. When one turns on the radio for some quiet relaxing music, his ear drums are shattered by the majestic bleating of the squeaky lyric soprano voice of "Rudolph, the red-nosed reindeer", who has been industrously "guiding Santa's sleigh" for at least two weeks, with three more to go. The dress models and other displays graciously move out of the store windows and take a back seat for the fat little man with the moth-eaten beard and brilliant red suit. In the store proper, Santa Claus sets up his regime and the masses begin their month-long adoration of the "Spirit of Christmas." Excited, wide-ej'ed children tumble over Santa, while he sweats behind his mack and overstuffed front, glibly promising them anything their little hearts anight desire as he hands them their candy cane. Thus, the commercialization of a day with a forgotten meaning goes on. Why do we have a Christmas? There must be something deeper than the sentiment surrounding a jolly little man who drives eight tiny reindeer and slides down peoples' chimneys bringing gifts and cheer into their homes. Is the Star of Bethlehem exchanged for tinsel and gay decorations, and the Creator's supreme Gift to the world forgotten amid the fast whirl of gala festivities? What doe's Christmas mean to you?

Governor Earl Warren of California surprised no one last month when he announced that he would permit his name to be entered in the California primaries as a candidate for the G.O.P. presidential nomination. Senator Taft had jumped the gun on him, however. For some months Ohio's "Mr. Republican" had been beating the bushes throughout the Eastern states scaring up a few supporters. The one big question mark in Republican political cireles right now is Eisenhower. Although the Oceanic Sunset General has certainly never said he would accept the Dorothy Herrick G.O.P. nomination were it offered "him, and, as a mat- As lights of eastern skies grow ter of fact, has not even stated whether or not he is Thedim,western glories stir ablaze. a Republican, Senator Henry C. Lodge, Jr., is whip- The amber sun melts o'er the sea, ping Ike's campaign into shape. Recent newsreels Sipping the mist through strawand pictoral magazines have shown Eisenhower sup- like rays. porters wearing "I'm for Ike" buttons and "I Like. Deep purple shadows bending low; Ike" neckties. We wonder who Ike likes. On velvet waves they touch and It is the opinion of some writers that a party glide. on the sand—a silhouette split between Taft and Eisenhower would place War- While Breathes deep the sprays of chillren in the spotlight as the compromise man. Warren, ing tide. who carried both the Democrat and Republican gubernational primaries in California last electon, knows 'Tis here the anguished heart finds how to get the votes of the Democrats. And as one Aspeace, deep the billows send writer has said, "Whoever is the Republican candi- Theirin the code in white-capped mesdate in '52 will need quite a few Democrat votes to sages That God is near and understands. win." Mr. Truman, who has been conducting the rou- The beauties of majestic scenes tine of his presidential affairs at his Key West vaca- Will tranquilize the troubled tion spot, seems to be "as good a bet as any" for the breast, faith ascends immortal stairs Democrat nominee—at least in the eyes of his As To meet the God of peace and rest. party colleagues. A lot can happen in one year, however. Bruin' Bites . . . Eisenhower, in the role of a soldier rather than a politician, has been seriously working on the North Students Find Humor Classic Solution to The situation appears to be SON asked him if his name were Atlantic Treaty Organization and Western rearma- well out of hand. The situation, really Rocky. Here's what he said: ment. At the present time he has adequate forces of course, has to do with the one "No, my name is not 'Rocky'—it is but lacks equipment, weapons and economic aid thing we all do every day between Robert. And I do* not approve of nicknames!" which would allow the completion of his plans for eight and five—go to classes. Take the home ec room, for exThe head of the psych departcomplete European armament.

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ample. The girls in draping class have each had their own dress forms made. ROSETTA BALLARD was carefully measuring her pattern material according to the measurements she'd made from her dress form. Then she checked back on the dress form—and it was Inches off! She checked the measurements again; they just weren't the same. Seems she'd been checking the second time on M \KG WEBER'S dress form. MISS WILLCUTS gave a foods test the other day. One of the questions was: "Give the difference between chocolate and cocoa." And one of the answers: "Because it comes from the same bean." NANCY FOLEY and MARG knew the ten products of corn, too. Marg replied, "popcorn balls"; Nancy got it reduced to one word —silage. PROFESSOR JORDAN is sometimes faced with problems (in name only) in human relations. About a week ago in sociology (enrollment: four) LUCY EDMUND-

ment really has his share of jokes to tell on himself. He gave a personal example to the general psych class of one time when he was lonesome a t college. He wanted desperately to see some friends or relatives, and he remarked that he thought he might find them at the zoo. (When the class roared with laughter, the surprised Prof explained hastily that some of his folks often were at the zoo—visiting of course.) PROFESSOR McNEELY has discovered a new method of writing: phonograms. The whole class spurred him on to research in the field when they gave him a class roll listing such names as "Gearaid Automobile'' (JERRY CARR) and "Frosty" (GINNY MAE WINTERS), and pictures galore . . . The hour before Thanksgiving vacation the Prof gave a general psychology test—and peppermints to all takers. Reason? "So you can't say you didn't get anything out of the course." Nor is he the only teacher who likes good food. BARBARA JEANNE SILL gave her stoog-ents

'What's Doing' in Other Colleges 'MAD WOMAN" PRODUCED The dramatics department a t Linfield college recently staged Jean Giraudoux's modern French play, "The Mad Woman of Chaillot". The two-act social satire had a three night billing: November 29, 30 and December 1. THIS IS A HYMN? An irate student at Muhlenberg college, Pennsylvania, wrote a letter last week to the Muhlenberg Weekly: " . . . Student Council has twice considered the question of singing the 'Alma Mater' in chapel, and it has decided to retail the practice. I object. " . . . The 'Alma Mater' has its place and demands respect, but in the chapel that which demands our respeet is lots greater than the mere words or thought associated (no period)". COMMENT . . . A $2.50 increase to the present $12.50 Student Body fee was the subject of controversy a t a recent Pacific university student assembly. 9 Reports the PU Index, " . . . They (the discussion leaders) cited (no period". Ed. note: Reminds one of our own ASB meetings . . . NUMBER TWO . . . From the Holyoke Transcript, Mount Holyoke college—"The total enrollment at Mount Holyoke this year is 1,258, including 384 students." Ed. note: The rest are just "hangers-on".

Prayer of My Life Bob Adams Lord; What should I do, What should I be, How should I order Me? Where should I serve, When should I go; What .<?hall I say And know? What is Thy will; Where is Thy way; Might I know surely, Today ? Speak to my soul, Look at my heart; And let me begin To start.

Classroom Situation candy bars and jelly beans to help them through the test. (BALES gives out candy bars without even giving a test.) NIGEL SHOCKEY was always late to History of Friends elass but never had a cut—untH this week when he broke both his records. On Monday he was oa time; and on Wednesday he was somewhere else. GFC's student instructor, WYMAN, somehow doesn't seem to inspire the respect that's due one's elders. Big red be-ribboned apples often make their appearances on his desk—especially around test time. But it was NORMAN WINTERS who topped 'em all. That was in freshman comp. LARRY: Write the definition of a noun clause. Everybody writes. LARRY: Write the definition of an adjeetive clause. Everybody writes. LARRY: Write the definition of an adverb elause. Everybody writes—except Norman. Sez he: What about Santa Claus? (Ed. note: The opinions given herein on the class situation are not necessarily those of the editor.)


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Magazine Conducts Fiction Contest; Open to College Students in West To encourage young fiction vriters of the West and to give .hem the opportunity of having heir, work published, Western family magazine will conduct a ihort story contest open to any itudent writer in any college or unior coHege in the 11 Western rates, the territories of Alaska jid Hawaii, it was, announced tolay by Paul U Mitchell and Edtajr A. Seymour, publishers. The ontest will run from November 5, 1951 to February 15, 1952.

lingers Plan Third Quartet Festival or January The "Singing Men" of George ox college have announced tent.ive plans for the third annual ospel Quartet Festival to be held inuary 6. Gospel quartets from all parts ! the Pacific Northwest are beg invited to appear. Full details this widely acclaimed event will I released at a later date. Chosen to lead the "Singing en" this year are Klane Robjn, president; Harry Ryan, viceesident; and Gene Mulkey, sectary. The funds of the organ(.tion will be handled by Norman inters, and Paul Puckett will in charge- of publicity. Marvin iker has been chosen as faculty viser. A. constitution has been preparand adopted by the organizain. "All former members of the •anization are considered honor|r members under the new contution," it was pointed out by • president. "We hope they will •1 free to take part in all the .ivities of this, their organizan," he concluded.

riends Choir Presents ntata at Local Church "The Prince of Peace," a Christa cantata, wili be sung by New•g Friends- choir Sunday eveg, December 16, a t the church. B singers are directed by Mrs. dia McNichols. 4rs. McNichols reports that an a*age of 30 choir members have •n practicing each Thursday ht. Suest organist for the cantata Miss Barbara Sill, George Fox tractor In music theory, piano I organ. Miss Rachel Aldrich, ither member of GFC's music lilty is regular pianist for the

The editors of Western Family expect to discover and help young writers with real talent through this competition," Publishers Mitchell and Seymour said. First prize will include publication of the story in Western Family magazine with illustration by the West's foremost magazine artists, a week's apprenticeship on the editorial staff of the magazine, and an all-expenses-paid trip to the Hollywood publication's office of the magazine via Western Air Lines. In addition, the winner will receive $50.00 in cash. Second prize winner will receive $50.00 and publication of his story. Third prize winner will receive $35.00 and story publication. Five honorable mention certificates will be issued, carrying written ciiticism of the stories and first options for publication by Western Family. Short stories must be from 1,500 to 2,000 words and two-part serials no longer than 4,000 words. Deadline is midnight, February 15, 1952.

Gold Q Sponsors Football Banquet Twenty-three football players and their dates were honored guests at the annual Gold Q sponsored football banquet on November 15, in the college dining hall. Highlighting the event was the awarding of letters to twenty-two football men by coach George Bales, who expressed his appreciation to the team for their season's record: four wins and three losses. Toastmistress for the occasion was Marilyn Barnes, sophomore from Homedale, Idaho. Toasts were given by Margaret Weber, president of WAA; Bill Field, cocaptain of the football team; and Gerald Lemmons, president of the GF club. The Harmonaires male quartet provided musical entertainment for the evening. Marian Perry was featured in a humorous monologue, "Oh, My Back Aches". Following dinner, two movie shorts were shown. One depicted the scenic value of Canada, the other Canadian winter sports.

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Foreign Missions Prexy Selected To Attend Illinois Convention Bob Adams, president of the George Fox chapter of the Foreign Missions Fellowship, has been selected as its representative to attend the third International Student Missionary convention in Urbana, Illinois, to bs held December 27-31.

Youth for Christ Reaches to Portugal CHICAGO—So rapid has the Youth for Christ work in Portugal expanded, according to a letter from Missionary Sam Paircloth of the Conservative Baptists, that there is a crying need for a person to do nothing but direct Youth for Christ work in the country. Six young Portuguese attended the fourth annual Youth for Christ World Congress on Evangelism at Brussels, Belgium, in August, 1950, and came back with a vision of evangelizing the country. Five Youth, for Christ teams also have visited the country and Rev. and Mrs. Ken Cumings of Detroit are still there, three months after their plans called for them to move into Germany and France. Arthur Brown, recent graduate from Wheaton college and a team member there in 1950, returns at the end of December for additional meetings. At least 2,000 Portuguese have professed a personal faith in Christ in the first nine months of 1951, according to reports in the YFC Million Souls Crusade.

Newberg HS Gives Christmas Concert Newberg high school's annual Christmas concert at 8 p. m. on Monday, December 17, will feature the choir, band and girls' glee club. The musicale, a variety of Christmas selections, will be held in the high school auditorium. Thte girls' glee will harmonize in "White Christmas" and "Winter Wonderland." "Come and Gather, Little Children," "Carol of the Bells," "I Wonder as I Wander," and Handel's "Hallelujah Chprus" are the choir numbers. A group of carol arrangements will be featured by the squad.

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The convention will be conducted under the auspices of the Intervarsity Christian Fellowship on the University of Illinois campus, and will feature nearly 100 speakers and missionaries gathered from every continent on earth. An expected 1,500 delegates from all sections of the United States will gather for the five-day session of missionary emphasis and inspiration. The FMF is now in the process of raising funds to send President Adams to Illinois. Total cost is estimated at $100. To raise this sum, the FMF'ers are collecting and selling waste paper. Future plans of the society include using the inspiration and material to be gathered at this convention for a one-day Missionary Conference for the Pacific Northwest. It is tentatively scheduled to be held here at GFC early in February.

Student Ministers Elect Officers, Hear Lecture Off to a slow start this fall, the Student Ministerial association recently elected officers for the year. Installed as president was Jack Wing, sophomore from California. Carmen Parmenter was elected vice-president; OrviUe Winters, secretary; and Klane Robison, treasurer. The group chose Fred Carter, pastor of th# Chehalem Center Friends church, as adviser. The SMS is the campus club organized primarily for student ministers, but it excludes no one from membership who plans to enter other types of full time Christian service. In the first meeting with the new officers, on November 27, Mr. Carter addressed the group. Various other outside speakers will be featured throughout the year.

Winter Conference Planned by CE Oregon Yearly Meeting's first CE mid-winter convention is well on its way to becoming a reality. The publicity committee, headed by Roger Smith and Ralph Beebe, have sent posters, which will be on all bulletin boards this Sunday, and weekly letters to the yearly meeting churches. With only three weeks left 'til convention time, pre-registration tickets are being sold for 50 cents. Everyone interested in the success of the venture is urged to buy one from his local CE president. Those who attend the convention will pay an additional 50 cents for registration there. Cost for meal? for the three days, including the Saturday banquet, is $4.00. The famed Four Flats will be in charge of all music, while Jack Willcuts, Lents Friends pastor, is to be the speaker. The executive committee of the CE union of OYM, presided over by prexy Cliff Ralphs, will meet in conjunction with the convention.

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Gridders Cop Winning Season; Hoopsters Start Tonight Gridders Finish On Homecoming, Trounces Reed 27-0 George P o x QuaKers climaxed t h e football season with a 27-0 Homecoming victory over Reed November 12. The Balesmen ended t h e season w i t h four wins a g a i n s t three losses. Fellows who have played their last g a m e a t G F C a r e : Bill Field, Bud Mardock, Howie H a r mon, Johnny Williams, Cliff Ralphs, Gerald L e m m o n s and Bill Mardock. • The Griffins were out to win after their 51-0 loss t o t h e Quakers earlier in the season. The first George F o x tally came early in the first q u a r t e r following a pass interception by S a m m y Andrews. Nigel Shockey passed to Marion Clarkson for a touchdown from the Reed 27. The second score w a s s e t up on a p u n t r e t u r n to t h e 30 b y Cliff Ralphs. Shockey then air-mailed one t o Gerald Lemmons for t h e second TD . Bill Mardock took t h e n e x t honor t r i p a s he raced 55 y a r d s to score after having t h e w a y cleared b y Dick Zeller and B u d M a r dock. The conversion failed. Halftime score w a s : G F C 20, Reed 0. The final touchdown came in t h e last half a s S a m m y A n d r e w s pushed over from the six-yard stripe with only a few minutes remaining. Bill Field kicked t h e point for his only a p p e a r a n c e since he was injured on the first play of the game. Bill Mardock booted t h e other conversion. Five Reed passes were intercepted by Q u a k e r defenders. Cliff Ralphs and S a m m y Andrews each caught two, and Clint Brown snared another. Individual Statistics Rushing: YG AT. AV. Andrews, L H ..-392 82 4.7 B. Mardock, R H 265 52 5.1 Shockey, QB 198 65 3.0 H. Mardock, R H 142 29 4.9 Harmon, F B 116 30 3.9 Clarkson, L E 62 6 10.3 Mulkey, QB, H B .... 60 14 4.3 Ralphs, C, F B 24 8 3.0 Cooley, L H 8 7 1.1 Lemmons, R E 2 1 2.0 Williams, LG, F B .... 0 1 0.0 Total Passing:

B y R a l p h Beebe W i t h six l e t t e r m e n and a few outstanding freshmen, basketball prospects look fairly bright for the Quakers. The biggest problem is finding a center t o fill the slot left open when Cliff Ralphs decided n o t to play ball. Sophomore Dick Zeller and Orville W i n t e r s , a 6:1 freshman who is t h e tallest m a n on t h e squad, a r e fighting for t h e position. Neither is a letterman, b u t Zeller played for the junior v a r s i t y position l a s t year. A t g u a r d s the Balesmen a p p e a r strong. Regulars Gerald Lemmons and Verne Martin are back, along with lettermen Bill Field and Howie H a r m o n , and a b r i g h t freshman prospect, N o r m a n W i n t e r s . Nigel Shockey, a regular last year, letterman J e r r y Carr, and freshman E l m e r Kendall a r e the R a l p h Beebe forwards. The Metropolitan conference will begin action on J a n u a r y 11. After two seasons a s runner-up, the Quakers will be out full force to cop the championship. Though very short, excessive speed and conditioning should give t h e locals a good chance for success.

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Yds. 39 365 49 TD's 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0

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Football season is over, but we would like to say a few words in praise of Coach Bales and his men. I t is truly a m a z i n g t h a t the Quakers were able to rebound so sharply from a nine g a m e losing s t r e a k (the last six of 1950 and the first three this y e a r ) . Consideration of t h e schedule t h e Balesmen played gives added reason for applauding the squad. Only one loss w a s suffered to a n y team aside from OCE and EOCE, and t h a t was a t the lowest ebb of the season, when Pacific J V squeaked through to a 6-0 victory. Losses of 37 and 41 points to OCE a n d E O C E should not be looked upon as serious m a r s on t h e record. F e w fans realize w h a t Coach Bales is up a g a i n s t when playing these t e a m s . N o t only a r e t h e schools four or five times a s large, but t h e y pay expenses of m a n y of their players, inducing good a t h l e t e s to enroll. A n o t h e r i m p o r t a n t factor is the e x t r a coaching these m e n receive. George Bales h a s t o do by himself w h a t two or t h r e e coaches a r e paid full w a g e s t o a c complish a t the schools under discussion. While the g a m e Is being played, one coach sits high above the field in the press box. F r o m this aerial view it is f a r easier t o spot weaknesses in the enemy t e a m . A steady telephone conversation is maintained with t h e head coach o r q u a r t e r b a c k on t h e bench. Actually, the man in the v a n t a g e point of the press box almost dictates play throughout the g a m e .

36.2 30.9 452 6 P u n t i n g average 47.5 41.0 P A T Total Kick-off average 0 18 Kick-off r e t u r n ave. .. 14.0 17.3 6.1 10.9 0 18 P u n t r e t u r n ave 11.1 9.4 6 18 Inter, ret. ave Individual Records 0 12 Longest run from s c r i m m a g e — 1 1 7 1 0 6 Bill Mardock, 55 y a r d s for T p , 1 0 6 against Reed (second game.) Longest pass completed—Nigel 1 0 6 Shockey to Marion Clarkson, 54 Total 14 7 91 y a r d s for TD, a g a i n s t Willamette Punting: No. P u n t s A v e r a g e JV. Longest punt—Dick Zeller, 73 Zeller 32 36.1 yards, against Linfield JV. Harmon 3 37.7 Longest p u n t r e t u r n — Nigel Team Statistics Srockey, 13 yards a g a i n s t EOCE. Games won 4 3 JV. Total points 91 90 Longest kick-off return—Gerald Yards rushing 1269 997 Yards passing 453 . 605 Lemmons, 47 y a r d s a g a i n s t E O C E . Longest interception r e t u r n — Total y a r d a g e 1722 1602 Cliff Ralphs, 30 yards, a g a i n s t Passes a t t e m p t e d 63 107 Passes completed 32 39 Reed (second g a m e ) . Most pass interceptions— Cliff Passes intercepted by 9 7 Ralphs, 3. Number of p u n t s 35 38

Total Scoring: Clarkson Andrews B. Mardock H. Mardock Field , Lemmons Mulkey 4.3 Shockey

1269 295

At. Comp. P e t . A n d r e w s 12 3 .250 Shockey . 5 0 19 .380 Zeller 1 1 1.000 P a s s receiving: Caught Yds. Clarkson 10 179 Lemmons 5 113 Shockey 1 49 Field 2 44 Andrews 2 28 Zeller 1 21 Clayton 1 10 B. Mardock .... 1 9

Basketball Begins

Bales Awards 22 Letters to Grid men With Salem News

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Twenty-two George F o x gridders received t h e i r l e t t e r s a t the a n n u a l football banquet November 15. Those receiving emblems w e r e : seniors—co-captains Bill Field and Cliff Ralphs, Howie Harmon, Johnny Williams, Bud Mardock, Bill Mardock and Gerald Lemmons. Juniors included Marion Clarkson, Gene Mulkey, Leland Brown, M a r v H a m p t o n , Dave Cooley, Roge r Smith, Woody F l e t c h e r .and Dan B a r h a m . Ted Eichenberger, Nigel Shockey, S a m m y Andrews, J i m Clayton and Dick Zeller were the sophomores on the l e t t e r m a n list. The only freshmen receiving " G F ' s " were E l m e r Kendall and Clint Brown. A s each boy took his award, t h e coach had a word of praise. A fe w p h r a s e s used w e r e : " g r e a t competitor, good a t a n y position" (Howie H a r m o n ) ; "one of our most faithful men; a real morale builder" (Bill F i e l d ) ; "learned secret of w h a t determination can do" (Bud M a r d o c k ) ; "probably t h e h a r d e s t w o r k i n g fellow I ever coached . . . typifies the finest in an a t h l e t e " (Cliff R a l p h s ) ; "not only big but he can move . . . I t h u r t us when he couldn't be with us a t E O C E " (Johnny Williams); " m a k e s any passer look good . . . g r e a t downfield blocker" (Marion Clackson).

Hinshaw Wins Ping-Pong Meet at Marylhurst J a n e t Hinshaw walked off with top honors in the Valley Nine league ping-poi\r t o u r n a m e n t held a t M a r y l h u r s t college on November 15. A m o n g other finalists from the nine colleges were Rosem a r y R a m s e y and J o a n DeZell, GFC students. Due to lack of experienced players, t h e volleyball t e a m scored only losses this year, but gained skillful knowledge of the g a m e . They look forward to a b e t t e r season next fall. The close of ping pong and volleyball seasons bring basketball into prominence. Coach Enid Briggs expressed t h e need for a better t u r n o u t a m o n g the girls.

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The basketball season will s t a r t tonight as t h e Q u a k e r s pair off with the Salem N e w s Agency quintet a t 7 p. m. The Balesmen tangle with M u l t n o m a a School of the Bible tomorrow evening. Coach Bales h a s six r e t u r n i n g lettermen this year. They a r e : seniors—Gerald Lemmons, Howie Harmon and Bill Field; and sophomores—Verne Martin, J e r r y C a r r ajid Nigel Shockey. Lemmons and Martin were s t a r t i n g g u a r d s l a s t year, and Shockey w a s high scorer a t forward. O t h e r prospects for the varsity a r e Dick Zeller, E l m e r Kendall, Orville and N o r m a n Winters and J i m Liedke. The loss of Cliff Ralphs dealt the Quakers' hopes a serious blow. The three-year l e t t e r m a n center decided to work instead of t u r n ing out for basketball. The junior varsity will be coached by D e F o r r e s t (Woody) Fletcher. Their first game will be against the Multnomah JV'3 t o morrow a t 6:45 p. m. L a s t year t h e v a r s i t y squad won fourteen and lost only seven. I n Metropolitan conference play t h e GF'ers took second with a sixfour record. Nigel Srockey held second place in scoring honors with 207, a 20.7 average p e r conference game. T h e junior v a r s i t y of l a s t season wag undefeated in seven games.

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