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Pi Kappa Phi Urges you to buy Bonds and Stamps,: donate scrap rubber and metals and back, in every way possible, ' I

the hundreds of brothers who, I with our courageous troops, are fighting to preserve our way of life.

Note: Many Pi Kapps, unable to receive their own copies of the STAR AND LAMP, will be in USO Clubs from time to time. After reading your copy, leave it in the nearest Soldiers, Center for one of our fighting brothers to read.



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JULY, 1942



Number 3

STAR Contents


o/ Pi Kappa Phi

Page Where Do We Go From Here, Boys! ................... .


Mother and Son Graduate Together ..


Three Pi Kapps Lost ......


Pi Kapps in Our Country 's Service ...


Another Challenge Match Benning's Bonds ..... .


Voluntary Alumni Dues


Brother Trapped in Hong Kong .


Two Flying Brothers ... .



Brother Huggins Killed .... .



Under the Students Lamp


Sixteen Pi Kapp3 Make "Who's WhJ".


Marriages and Engagements ......... .


Calling the Roll


Fraternity • JOHN H. McCANN Assistant Editor

• f:ttte re d ns second class mpt;ter at the Car y.ost ofrice at Charlotte, North 8 tna, untlcr the Act of March l~e ~79. Acceptance for mailing at in ~'hi rate of postage provided for •tnb e Act of February 28. 1925. 41 odied in pnrngrnph 4, aectlon 2 P. L. and R., authorized Janunry' 7' 1982.


~~· Star and Lnm11 is published at dir:r~'?tte, North Carolina, unMr the the ~!on of the National Council .,r llton 1 Kappa Phi Fraternity. in the Nov tho of January, A1>ril, July and ember. ~helhLife

Subscription is $12.50 and Sin , e on!y form of subscription. g 1e copteR are 60 cents.

Chang es m · ncirlress should he reSt te2 promptly to 225 South Church oir· hnrlotte. N. C., or to Central ing tc~.. 702 Grace-American Build' .1."\!ChmonU, Vn.

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;~11 rnterial intended for publication a~~~ d he in the hanrls of the Mann~~r~ Editor, 702 Grace American lOth dtng, Richmond, Vn.. by the rn of the month preceding the onth of issue.

Purdue Memorial Union Building which is the center of student life on the Purdue Campus. Structure covers most of on overage city block 304 by 300 feet. Built as a memor:ol to those sons of Purdue wh~ gave their lives in the first World War. This building is a thin3 of beauty and grandeur.

WHERE DO WE Young men are asking what to do about the war. Enlist? Get drafted? Study? With no official answers at hand, this is one analyst's report on the problem. Tom Smith is a dark, stocky youngster of twenty, rated in the upper quarter of the junior class at an old famou s and high-powered engineering college- ftrst-rate matenal. He happened to be with a couple of faculty instructors when news of Pearl Harbor started coming in , hot and hysterical , over the radio that Sunday afternoon. The fi.rst _wor?s started his Adam 's apple Jerkmg m his throat. The two instructors looked at each other, thinking fast in spite of the cataclysmic news. '



Curtiss Wright Photo Courtesy Dixie Air News

"Now listen, son," they said, and started telling him. In February, Dick Jones, a long, ham-handed kid from upper New York State, brought a knotty problem to his agricultural college. The folks had written him to drop school and come on home-spring was coming, hired help was unavailable and, without his help, the old man just couldn 't work to capacity. A year a nd a half more schooling, however, would make Dick a valuable asset to American agriculture as a promising expert on plant pathology. He had registered for selective service in February, but he knew deferment was probable, either as an agricultural student in good standing or as an indispensable worker on the


ke na· I and home place. But. woul~ it. ma train· • to tional sense for htm to Jett1sond r to to . d . or e s ing already acqUire Ill · tion on eith maintain milk and bog produc tnei the family's. 100 acres? twentY" [ SCho By April, Harry Brown, League toe year-old senior in an Ivy Brilliant llhe, college, was also puzzled. s ..... r work in the theoretical phystc had . S highly out-of-the-world stuff -- reb ts_he got him the offer of a fine _re~uld Ptecl scholarship. Since part of tt wciost 're probably be research proble~s JJlent Ser\IJ to the war effort, draft de er sight ~ts. was likely. But his perfect eye rob· t Y• and split-second reflexes wou~d torP' th ably get him into the Army Atr d be j e i as a volunteer flying cadet, an per· Js n had a rousing impulse to take a 00 Jd I llnt sonal crack at the Japs. What ~tiOP ren, make the most sense for the n 1 ege and him? a~ut 0


The Tug of War

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During January, t_eachers h\ gb th~a country- town consolidated ]"ding Jn 1 school noticed a sharp back-s 5ev· ~e~ in attendance and studf _amo~~eloP" in Ill! eral senior boys. Inqumes dd been 1 a g ed the fact that the boys ha ennis· doer: badgering their parents for P foJ~S f 11; sion to enlist in the Navy. T~e June 1~)( were still saying no, graduate tn tur t/n.



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to 0 · So the boys had determined eithsabotage their schooling u n t i I theier the school bounced them or Jntt ( Scho: Par~nt.s gave in. The highague the 1 pnnctpal summoned them to Jiant r lhe Office and turned Dutch uncle. 5 ..... r y snapped to and stayed put. r to 10 on

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school till you've finPiec ' ts the one widely applicable "-t e of advice on which everybody Set e_cruiting officers and selective~en: ~ntV!ce officials, educators and parSigh boy~ould agree when dealing with >rob: to ~ confusions over their relations :orP' the e War effort. Beyond that, as d he as above boys were finding out, and per· Junll1any others are aware, now that ·o~ld lllle e has brought high-school comloon lleg~cements and the finish of a colacut Year, the problems are both gine e ~nd mixed. Tom stayed in enn 3 idea ermg school-probably a good longer the w:ar Jas~s, i ~b J the' because idJOg need rn?re engmeers the nation will sev· Sol\1 .In war production. Yet he eloP' in ~btnes wakes up nights wonderbeen 1 a g lUst how he looks preparing for crack JO . b at good pay, ' when thirty[Jlll·s• do]J folkS fo:.: ~-a-month volunteers are lying in lrune · far _oles. Dick went home to the ~, 1 u~ 1 teaf' the dean disapproved, but tb' 1 the lbed it was a problem that only oy's own emotions could solve, :ar ld •oU ciost









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a nd the combination of loyalty to his apparently simple question recently folks and applying what he had al- pitched up to a high-ranking Selecready learned in stepping up produc- tive-Service official on a radio protion on the old place worked out a gram. long way from a total loss for the "I couldn't tell without intimate nation. Harry took his fellowship knowledge of the individudal condetermined to stuff his ears and pore cerned," confessed the expert, "and more earnestly over the eccentricities even then I'd probably make a misof neutrons whenever a plane came take." temptingly buzzing over the Jab. In general, Selective Service stands Nobody but the recording angel candidly back of the standard adwill ever know whether his defense vice handed out by the shrewd and research will be worth more as a boy-wise chief clerk of a local board Jap antidote than the high quality in a famous old campus town: "Stick of flying he would probably have around, son. Don't go off the reserdone, particularly when the Air Corps vation. Get all the education you insists that a shortage of tough can in the time available. When we nineteen-year-olds is a serious men- want you, don't think we won't let ace to our war effort. In some ways you know. " But beyond such generthe lucky ones are the kids, who al counsel are numerous hitches bafcan't find satisfactory answers to: fling hundreds of thousands of "What am I doing loafing round h ere under the elms when planes are taking off to bomb Rabaul again?"and head for the recruiting office regardless. "I'm just fini ~hing high school. Should I start studying chemistry in coJiege or enlist?" was one

C. Furnas



youngsters between seventeen and twenty-two, not to mention faculty edvi ~o ry committees, ~ersonnel managers of war-y;ork factories, treasurers of college fraternities, fiancees, professional sounder-offers on behalf of American education and journalists trying to find out what gives. Things are nowhere near so confusing for such youngsters in England , which, having been at war longer, has shaken down to a sounder logic in allocating young man power. The conscription age is down to nineteen and volunteer recruiting for His Majesty's armed forces has practically disappeared . Undergraduates at Oxford and Cambridge automatically tie in with war training, the more fit h eaded for fighting ·or war production, the less fit for home defense and civilian supply. So far , the United States has been operating on a system involving too many warring principles and practices for the boys' peace of mind, or that of those responsible for making the system work.

The Answer to a Paradox Age groups are out of line, to begin with. L ast December , th e Administration, backed by military authorities, asked Congress to lower the lia ble-for-service age from twentyone to eighteen. Congress would go no lower than twenty. The fact that hundreds of thousands of men were then still available in the original twenty-one to thirty-six range had something to do with that. Flocks of letters from voters emotionally reluctant to consider youngsters of eighteen old enough to fight proba bly had more. Yet all along the Navy has enlisted boys at seventeen and the Army at eighteen, with parents' consent. The Army Air Corps has recently lowered its initial age to eighteen and thrown out all formal educational requirements to boot. For, according to military men, youngsters in the eighteen to twenty range are particularly trainable for fighting. Physical vigor is at its peak, reflexes adjustable and heads teachable and, as yet, few home responsibilities or seriously steady girl friends exist to gnaw at their minds while in uniform . With Selective Service unable to tap the resources of that invaluable age group, the best fighting material in the nation would go unex4

ploited at peak condition unless oldstyle recruiting were still operating for the Navy, the Marines, the Coast Guard and the Army Air Corps. A good deal of bewilderment results. Many a late-teens youngster wonders why Selective Service t :!lls him over the radio to go on studying till called, while downtown on Main Street posters urge him to step right in and talk it over wi!h the Marines. Every time h e turns on the radio ·he hears recruiting propaganda . Every time he opens a magazine h e sees the pretty girl hovering round the man in uniform . Every headline reminds him that good guys are still taking it and dishing it out. If he takes Selective Service at its word , what should he do with the two or three year gap before Uncle Sam takes over his destinies? Carry on with college and study anthropology as planned? Or consciously aim his courses a~ war needs? Or mayb e get a war-factory job at good pay and save up m :mey for education after the war? Few of those questions w o u I d a rise if the ages of high school graduation and Selective Service liability coincided and Washington were telling all groups of likely fighting material where to do what. Some, however, would still appear. For instance: "I had planned to start a law course n ext year after two years in college. I'm registered with my local board. My eyes are good enough for study, not good enough for 1-A.

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help the wnr effort.


manBut what are chances that th e t I'il power need will be so great tha year get drafted in six months or a rJ1f· for a military clerical job or s~art· 5 thing? In that case, wouldn't te1" ing my law course be just ~ "'~ajor With redheaded emphasiS, tive • General Lewis B . Hershey, Sele~ions Service director, takes such qu~ usc· as if they came from a London ~vhat holder asking Downing Street ~rJ1e 1 are chances that, if he plants orJ1b rosebushes, the next German bung· f will smash them up? " These ~0 , a 1 sters want assurance of certa~ne~n't 0 figure on," he says. " Tha.t . noW· fit with the world the way 1t IS ne~t Nobody knows what will happed ·d...... anywhere or who will be nee boYs not in a war of this type . The nces have just got to take their cha da)'· of having plans disrupted anY has The scrambly character of war waV not been helped, however, by th~ ard, the Marines and the Coast NaV)' the Army Air Corps and 0e. tor 11 a re all tangled up in competltl~ the 0 well over 2,000,000 boy~ e]ec· eighteen to twenty ages, Wl th 5 ndS· tive Service warned off the grou •r· Suppose a huge corporation's ~~s. sonnel department allowed the 0in~ shipping, auditing and adver \ain departments to scramble for cer hile 1 kinds of potential employees wenthe production department wasfronl joined by the board of directors sea· mixing in. You can't blame the






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are the cases on record of sons receiving their col) 16e ~egrees simultaneously. On May ~i' l< rother James A. Johnson, Jr., 1 Ch appa Phi Scholar of Lambda Ptia~ter, experienced this unusual forv1 ege as .~e stood with .his mot'?er in lhthe tw1hght graduatmg service tifuJ e University of Georgia 's beau% amphitheatre. or ~s. Johnson received a Bachelor 1 Sh~Cience degree in borne economics. deg completed her work for a normal o!/ee in the class of 1911 at the Otd' State Normal School, now Coin 10ate College. In 1932-33, decidg to secure her bachelor's degree, a~

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she worked a year toward that goal. Again in the summer of 1941 she took up her studies and became a co-ed in addition to being a mother, wife and homemaker. She attended both sessions of summer school and the three quarters of the regular school year. During the t we I v e months which were climaxed by her graduation with Jim, she completed !;eventy-three hours of credit whil e maintaining a home for her husband, Jim and his sister, Coy, a graduate of the University in the 1939 class. The Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry was conferred upon Brother Jim who was salutatorian

of his class. In addition to winning one of the nine Pi Kappa Phi Scholar Awards granted in 1941, be was a member of the Junior Cabinet for that year and president of the mathematics department honorary, Pi Mu Epsilon. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Biftad Omicrcn Delta Kappa, Phi Et~ Sigma, Xi Phi Xi and the International Relations Club. He was grand alchemist of Gamma Sigma Epsilon, honor society for outstanding chemistry students. Mrs. Johnson has already begun work toward her master's degree and hopes to do defense work on the side. Jim's plans are uncertain. He is now employed by the Eastman Kodak Co. in Kingsport, Tenn ., and has been offered a scholarship for 1942-43 by the University of Wisconsin. Pi Kappa Phi salutes this mother and son team and wishes them every success in the days ahead. 5

Among the gallant defenders of the Philippines who lost their battle but won undying fame were two brothers of Pi Kappa Phi. A third brother, missing as the result of enemy action south of Java was an intrepid naval officer. The two, now officially regarded by the War Department as " missing in action" are Capt. W. L. Dixon , Jr ., of Charlotte, N. C., a member of Tau Chapter and Capt. James A. Seay, of Whitwell, Tenn., a member of Alpha Sigma Chapter. Missing in action south of J ava is Ensign Richard Judson Towill , of Batesburg, S. C., a member of Epsilon Chapter. The letter of the War Department to parents of the two brothers said that " it will consider the persons

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. . th e Pl11'1'1ppme . Islands a- "'ase '~ al servmg m f tbe missing in action from date 1g42, Is inq surrender of Corregidor, May 7' con- hut, until definite information to thd •'it trary is received" and adde 'ernis hoped that the Japane~e Grpris· t. , ment will communicate a hst 0 ) Gear oners of war at an early date. " f ~rr. · fhar Captain Dixon is the son ~ ntral 1~hn and Mrs. W. L. Dixon, 1101 wa5 ( ! Avenue, Charlotte, N. C. an caro· \\~ar· graduated in 193 7 from North ~as a C· ~ !ina State College where hefl' ,Vll; \eor1 member of Tau Chapter. ecorP' tth, a lieutenant in the army reserve·ce iO and was called into active serVI :'· I ~~ the Fall of 1940 at Fort Bragg, b PI












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fated Philippines in February, 1941. Ensign Towill is a native of Batesburg, S. C., having been born there October 5, 1917. He attended Batesburg-Leesville High School and after. graduating there served a year as a page in Congress after which he entered Davidson College where he was initiated by Epsilon Chapter. After several years at Davidson he transferred to the University of South Carolina from which he was graduated in 1940. In the summer of that year he became a mid=hipman and completed a training cruise on the USS Arkansas and training school on the Prairie State in New York Harbor. Upon completion of this training he was commissioned an Ensign D V (G) in the Naval Reserve on February 28, 1941. He requested duty with the Asiatic Fleet and was assigned to the USS . ..... ... ....... , which was based at

Hong Kong but which later came back to Manila before December 7, 1941. He was reported by the Navy Department on March 3, 1942 as missing as the result of enemy action south of Java. For a couple of summers between college terms Brother Towill worked with the United States Geodetic Survey in Arizona and for two summers worked with other college boys at the Hotel Castle Park in Michigan. He is the son of Mrs. John Bell Towill, Sr., and the late Mr. Towill. His mother is a hostess at one of the dormitories at Winthrop College, Rock Hill, S. C. He has two sisters, Mrs. F. B. Fitch, Jr. , of Charlotte, N. C. and Mrs. Ralph Shoemaker, of Maxwell Field, Ala. His brother, John Bell Towill, Rho, is a lieutenant (1. g.) on duty at the Navy Yard, Charleston, S. C.


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Name; chapter number in illarin ranch (a-army; n-navy ; m. 9S de a e corps; cg-coast guard); rank: 'tbe CeaSe~~. rns res~,ec~iv~ly i~dicate. "~~­ )42, s inct· and mtssmg m actwn ; :oo· b~t 81tC: ates man has reserve standing 11 ''it I a student.


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Alpha Chapter

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Boynton (176) a, s. Jr . . Charfe D. Burges (149) a, lt. 1 1 1 Joh 11 es A. Carter (187) a tra, \~ 1'. Cuttino (128) a, It. ·~~· j Cha~ernard Jones, Jr. ( 1 71 ) a, cpl. \\' es Long ( 185) cg G~0 (heney Moore, Jr. (179) a v 5 j '\tth ge E. Sheetz (83) a, lt. rlo UrI. Whiteside (170)


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Beta Chapter

D0Yl N. Belk ( 133) a, pvt. J. ~ e W. Boggs (141) a, lt.

JoSe reston Charles ( 131) a nenPh M:. Commander (162) a, lt. Ot

W. Covington, Jr. (112) a, capt.


Ned S. Hays (142) a, let. Heyward J. Hindman ( 49) H . Gorden Huggins ( 176) a, aj c, de . Cecil B. Lawter (148) a, capt. George M. Lockwood, Jr. (199) cg Robert C. McLees ( 159) a, pvt. Louie T. Porter ( 194) a, It. John W. Weldon (185) a, lt.

Gamma Chapter J. Louis Balzarini (257) a Edward J. Haddon (251) n, lt. jg. Charles E. Hardy ( 308) a, Jt. David P. Hardy (16) a, br. gen'l. Herbert Hardy (42) a, maj. Arthur W. McMurry ( 297) a, sgt. N. B. Weatherall (300) a, pvt.

Delta Chapter William P. Anderson (125) n, ens. Paul Chapman (127) a James F. Daniel, 3rd (142) a Robert B. Herndon (78) a, lt. Samuel L. Meacham, Jr. (126) James R. Scales (71) n, lt. jg. J. A. Southern ( 112) a, lt.

Epsilon Chapter James L. Ballard, Jr. (212) a, It. Robert E. Ballard (226) a, a/ c Paul M. Bumbarger (213) a, lt. Thomas G. Corbin ( 166) a, lt. W. Boggs Corbin (134) m, cpl. Newton L. Edwards (236) n, a/ c J. Boyd Flynn (216) n, ens. Louis C. Hite (217) a, It. Joseph M. Kellam ( 183) n, ens. J. Frank Niven (218) a, lt. John T. Rhett (155) a, It. col. James J. Stewart (131) a, It. H. H. Swassey, Jr. (222) a, lt. Richard J. Towill ( 199) n ens ms. William F. Ward (220) n, 'ens. ' James Y. Wilson (187) a, It.

Zeta Chapter Julien C. Hyer (8) a, maj. Ralph K. Johnson ( 113) , a, capt. Carlisle King ( 148) a, lt. Russell C. King ( 142) a, It. col. 7

Eta Chapter Fred Clardy ( 246) a, sgt. William T. Edwards, Jr. (189) n, It. 0. Thomas Gower (225) a, It. George W. Griner, Jr. ( 10) a, It. col. James C. Grizzard ( 192) a, capt. Herman J. Lamb ~rt ( 3) a, It. col. J. D. McElroy ( 244) n, It. jg. Cecil H. Pirkle (255) a, ~· Joseph S. Puett ( 161) a, lt. Ray K. Smathers (91) a, It. col. Heyl G. Tebo (257) a, It.

Iota Chapter Charles F. Kent (326) a, sgt. George P. Murray, Jr. (328) a, cpl. Charles K. Ruse ( 33 7) a, sgt. H. B. Arthur (374) n. George R. Barker ( 19) a, col. Cargill M. Barnett (306) a, It. de. W. F. Bennett (323) n, ens. F. F. Blair (396) a Robert M. Bush, Jr. (370) n Doyle P. Butler (324) n, ens. James D. Cahill (363) a, pvt. Douglas S. Crocker 287) n, ens. P. D. Cunningham, Jr. (347) a, lt. Thomas S. Davis (198) a J . Lawton Ellis (22) n, It. M. Jake Fortner (325) a, lt. Frederick E. Fuchs ( 2 75) a, It. Brett R. Hammond ( 108) a, maj. John S. Hard (356) n, ens. George J . Holly, Jr. (378) a A. Reese Hooks, Jr. (318) a Edgar D. Johnson (348) a, It. W. Dixon Kerby, Jr. (340) a, It. J. M. King, Jr. (360) a J. E. K irkland, Jr. (395) n Edmund Kneisel (335) n, ens. J. S. Leedy (386) a Edgar F. Lindgren (365) n Kenneth B. Loftus, Jr . (371) n William C. McFee (315) a M. B. Miller (388) n L. Allen Morris (282) n, ens. John G. Nelms, 3rd (55) a, It. col. Will H. Newton (245) a, pvt. Dennis D. O'Brian (351) n, ens. Arthur B. Pope (390) a Tames B. Ramage (3 11 ) a, It. Carl V. Rausch ~nberg (33 1) a, It. Domer F. Ridings (297) a, lt. Charles Roach (336) n Franklin K. Schill ing (284) a, lt. William Schotanus (338) a, It . G. C. Schroeder (399) a G. W. Sessoms (380) a W . R. Shook, Jr. (3 09) a, It. Charles R. Simons ( 312) a, lt. A. D. Spurlock (362) n , ens. DeWitt A. Stevenson ( 23 2) a, lt. Charles M. Th ompson ( 202) a, pvt. 8

J ames H. Watkins (-) a, It. Robert Weatherford, Jr. (354) n, ens. G. I. Webb (381) n John G. Weibel (366) a, It. Harry R. Wright (358) a J. E. Wright (377) n

Kappa Chapter Robert K. Davis (151) a Neill H. McLeod (87)

Lambda Chapter W. J . Benton (258) a, It. Joseph T. Bradbury (283) a, It. N. P. Curtis (224) a, pvt. Roy K. Duffee (270) a, It. George Edwards (284) a, It. George C. F inch ( 60) a, maj. Burch Hargraves (260) a, It. H. W. Harvey, Jr. ( 266) a, It. John F. Head (310) a James G. Hull (227) Jack G. Hutchinson (289) a Jacob G. Keltner (314) a, It. Cliff. C. Kimsey, Jr . (303) a, lt. Robert E. Knox ( 234) a, It. James C. Longino ( 6) a, It. col. Robert N. Loyd (301) a, It. Walter H . Lundy (162) a C. Robert Mayes, Jr. (255) a Wesley F. Nail ( 130) a J ames H . Orr (228) a, cpl. Eugene E. Petty (3 19) n, s J. Woodfin Purcell (292) n. e n .~. Charles F. Scheider, 3rd (321) a, lt. G. Arnold Stark (322) n Paul H. Trulock ( 246) a, It. C. R. Vaughn, Jr. (316) a, It. W. Hamilton Verdery (293) a, lt. James R. Williams ( 139) John W. Wilson (247) a, lt.

Mu Chapter Robert B. Atkins ( 132) n George F. Blalock ( 223) a, pfc. Paul J. Barringer, Jr. (237) ens., s

ATTENTION Central Office, realizing that this list of men in our country's service is far from complete, requests that anyone having information concern ing any brother in the service send such news to: Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity 702 Grace-American Bldg. Richmond, Virginia Photographs of service men and letters dealing with their activities are welcomed.


Richard E. Boger (249) n, ens.,; Jar Word C. Clark (256) n, e)ns., Ge1 Richard E . Ferguson ( 200 a .1, Roy W. Forrester (2 10) a, cp1· 5 JuJ Jam ('~. H. Greene (264) n, ens., RaJ De::~:.:..~ Herder ( 252) n, ens., s ~ta .13urnett N. Hull (22 1) Roi A. H. Joyner, Jr. (231) n, ens7) n, ]. ( Ch:nles R. McAdams, Jr. ( 25 lac ens., s 5 !' J. Dudley Moylan (254) n, ens., John A. Ryan (144) a, capt. 1 Set J. E. Satterfield (259) n, en3., s C1i1 Ch:trles H. Taylor ( 219 ) a 1 te .Joe M. Van Hoy ( 137) a, It. l-Ia; J ack L. Watson (208) .\Je Sam C. Williams ( 204) Ian • Ge(



Nu Chapter


Knox F. Burnett (107) . ]. Dwight Davis ( 18) a, rna} Gus S. Zinnecker ( 188) a, caP\apt· Louis G. Zinnecker, Jr. (233) a,


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Xi Chapter

G. Thomas Butcher ( 213) Walker Carter ( 196) Paul M. Crosier (245) n, ens. Don S. Ellicock ( 83) m 1-.i:arold Fariss (235) Rodney J. Fringer ( 2 53) n Charles L. Harris ( 223) a, a/ c Lucien Hiner (214) a, lt. Cecil Jarrett (- ) a, It. H. Lewis Kennett (202) a, a/ c Mason Miller, Jr., (218) n, ens. Thomas H. Moore ( 207) n Roy R. Pollard, Jr . (209) a'' RaJ Billy B. Renfro (200) 1 Cornelius M. Smith, Jr. (205) a, E Vernon 0. Stanley (2 12) lit~ Lewis V. Stone (250) vt. Er t H . L. Strangmeyer (203) a, Pt Joh Justin C. Tobias (172) m, caP· ~t • Garrison E . Wood ( 194) a, It. IVn;



Omicron Chapter


Lister Brunson (297) a, s t. William J. Brunson (326) a, pvt Leonard P. Daniels ( 143) a, car . F. M. Fleming, Jr . (300) a, sg · Raymond D. Hill (262) a, lt. Barksdale Jordan (239) Yougene J . Lamar ( 234) a, It. Bevie L. Machen ( 301) a, Jt. Ben B. Mathis (277) a, It. H enry H . Mize ( 173) a, capt. a t. Wood-Rowe Purcell (187) a, cit William C. Roberts ( 107) a, · Frank V. Sances (289) a t. David Self ( 313) James B. Stapleton ( 103) a, ca~pt· John W. Starnes, Jr. (237) a, capt· Samuel W. Windham ( 210) a, THE STAR AND LA



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Garnes Allen ( 204) a :\ eorge W. Bond ( 192) a, It. r J~HM. Hendry, Jr. ( 202) a, It. 1 Roban C. Heriot ( 160) a Fra e~t H. Kuppers ( 176) n, lt. jg. Ro 11 G. Little (114) a 1 ~er~ Rivenbark (208) m ) n, J~ckra 1 g Williams ( 187) a, pfc. son Stephens (199) a, pfc. ( 5 eth


Rho Chapter

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· Baker ( 165) te orct B. Curtis (229) lia~~~n E. Hanasik ( 212 ) a .\lex E. Harvey ( 183) a, lt. J Jail! ander H. Jordan (220) Geo es B. Martin ( 102) n Robrge F. Mcinerney (179) a / E Eert C. Petrey (204) .1~ e ·hRosborough ( 16) a, lt. Joh P C. Shepard ( 207) :apt· Kenn B. Towill (55) n, lt. jg. j neth Van de Water (197) n, ens.



E Sigma Chapter F~e Frank Bostick ( 4 7) n

J .\q~ H. Bremer ( 111) n

Joh trr Busbee (106) n, ens. Olj 11 ~· Coulter (79) a, lt. E ~ · McDonald ( 100) a, lt. F;ed · :assailaigue ( 21) a, 1t. col. IV L · Quinn (93) a, pvt. Ja· esterWebb (74) a 1 Illes Wilson (94) n. ens.



Tau Chapter

E ~s J. Barber ( 121)

1\;i!/aham Coward ( 146) a, a / c Iarn L. Dixon, Jr., (99) a, capt. ai' Ral rns. E bh P. Gewehr (145) a, a / c l!i~n regg Gibbs (155) a, a/ c t. Ern ry S. Gibbs, Jr. (134) a r Johest V. Helms (128) a, lt. 11 Fra W. Hilton ( 161) a, lt. IVnrk R. Kuhn, Jr. (124) n, ens. JoSeiarn C. Monroe (133) a Joh Ph G. McCoy ( 127) a C!if~ L. McLean, Jr. (118) a, lt. \Vil!·on H. Palm (92) a ~0 barn A. Quickel ( 165) n, ens. Chr orne G. Smith, Jr. (141) a Robr1es W. Swan (160) n 1 Joh ert E. Towers (147) a, lt. l\ljjr G. Tyndall (136) a, lt. Joh Iarn C. Wallin (106) n, lt. S. R. Williams ( 130) n, ens. t. ) Rob eigh Wilson ( 154) a, lt. I ert B. Wright ( 151) a, a/c





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Upsilon Chapter

OtiC. W. Arnold ( 215) a, lt. Ge s A. Barnes ( 4) a, lt. col. Ri~hge W. Barry ( 2 21) a, capt. ard H. Becker (203) a, lt. ()F P I KAPPA


Donald K. Eckfeld ( 214) a, It. Herman C. Merker (289) a, lt. A. Robert Moore (283) a, It. Stanley N. Perkins ( 145) a, lt. Marvin A. Schaid (298) a, lt. Julius E. Schoeller, Jr. (265) a, cpl. Wilson J. Seldon ( 211) a, capt. Harold B. Simpson (282) a, lt. Harry C. Stearns, Jr. (182) a, maj. Robert C. Taylor (278) a, lt. Raymond S. Watts (202) a, capt.

Phi Chapter Daniel L. Berry ( 17) a

Chi Chapter Theodore Boutwell (248) n, a / c William D. Ceely ( 213) a, lt. Lynwood Cheatham (229) n Harry 0. Cole, Jr. (179) a, lt. James Cooper ( 210) a, pvt. Robert W. Crowell ( 233) a, pfc. William M. Davis (236) Paul Dickson (107) a, maj. Robert H. Gaughan ( 2 25) a Ernest W. Gautier (168) a, lt. Edwin W. Hughes (246) n Carl W. Hulbert (205) a Hewen A. Lasseter (88) n, lt. jg. L. Gadi Lawton (239) m \V a! ter S. McDonell ( 240) a Robert D. Montgomery ( 121) a James Nelson (259) n Benjamin D. Smith (235) n, ens. E. Lanier Smith ( 242) n Vincent Stacey ( 2SO) n, ens.

Psi Chapter Thomas E. Bennett ( 167) Willard S. Magalhaes ( 136) a, lt. Walter A. Stark (182) a Smith W. Tomkins (101) a, capt.

Omega Chapter D. C. Adams (286) n, a / c T. A. Andersen ( 288) a L. E. Armstrong ( 233) a, lt.

W. F. Blackford (164) a, lt. Wilfred E. Brown ( 64) a, capt. G. Edward Bruington ( 24 7) a, lt. Rolund F. DeHoog (263) a, It. C. 0. Edmondson (165) a, lt. Clarence E. Field ( 103) a, lt. William W. Glenny ( 189) a, It. RobertS. Green (179) a, lt. H. Ray Hall (265) a, It. F. E. Harrell ( 13) a Thomas A. Harris (262) a, lt. Charles E. Hixon ( 104) Albert W. Hoppe (272) n, ens. George A. Hussey (273) a, lt. Harold R. Johnson (159) a, It. ]. L. Jones (274) a, lt. Laurence L. Lyles (250) a, lt. Edward ]. Masline (282) n, ens. Bruce A. McCandJess (203) a, lt. Robert B. McNear (121) a, lt. Malcolm J. Miller (257) n, ens. Thomas F. Miller ( 253) a, a / c David W. Moody, Jr . (291) n, ens. George J. Morgan (287) n Bil H. Mundhenk (280) a, lt. Walter L. Norrington (162) a, capt. John W. Oswalt (268) a, lt. Vernon J. Pease ( 145) a, lt. Robert B. Reed ( 258) n Edward L. Ritter, Jr . (212) a, lt. Jack H. Robinson (122) a, lt. Harold J. Schweiger (316) a Donald H. Springs ( 244) a R. C. Springgate (261) n, ens. John T. Strawbridge (183) a, lt. John S. Swaim ( 170) a, capt. John G. Swinney (249) a, a / c Ira L. Thurston ( 46A) a, maj. Robert L. Vogt (281) n, ens. Orville H. White (187) a, sgt. John B. Wbyman (304) a, a/c George T. Wilson ( 303) a, pvt. Frederick W. Winter (232) a, lt. (Contimted on Page 19)

SERVICE MEN, WIVES, PARENTS, PLEASE NOTE Pi Kappa Phi has established the following policy for handling addresses of members in service: 1. All men serving within continental United States will be established at home addresses of wives or parents. 2. Exception to the above will be made in cases where direct contact with men establishes that U. S. service address is of reasonably permanent nature or where permanent address other than that of wife or parents is supplied. 3. All men serving outside continental United States will be established at home addresses of wives or parents. 4. Exception to number 3 above will be made in cases where definite APO or NPO addresses are known or where permanent address other than that of wife or parents is supplied. 5. The STAR AND LAMP will not publish an address list of members in service. It will publish a Service Roll, showing chapter, chapter number, branch of service, and rank. 9


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VOLUNTARY ALUMNI DUES COMING THRU FOR '42 since the last issue of the magazine went to press the following alumni added $76.00 to the growing balance of VOLUNTARY DUES DOLLARS. The lineup is on page 12. Will you improve it between now and October, publication month for the next issue of the STAR AND LAMP?

(Names are followed by chapter and alumni province number.) W. Harold Arnold, Delta, 9 W. H. Lawrence, Epsilon, 9 Harry F. Mabbitt, Alpha Omicron M. ).\![. Bigger, Alpha Mu, 4 A. W. Caughman, Xi, 9 20 ' J. Dwight Davis, Nu 28* Ralph W. Miller, Alpha Phi, 18 John W. Deimler, Alpha Upsilon, 4 Kennon Mott, Lambda, 10 Roy K. Duffee, Lambda, 10* Thomas D. Munn, Alpha Mu, 4 J. B. Edmond, Alpha Theta, 9 Carl Olson, Jr., Alpha Omicron, 1 H . E. L. Eichelberger, Beta, 9 M . M. Porter, Omega, 16 Harley D. Enyeart, Alpha Nu, 15 Gerald E. Rickert, Alpha Omicron, C. A. Graeser, Alpha, 9 19* Frank R. Gressette, Zeta, 9 Q. M. Rhodes, Delta, 8 L. Marion Gressette, Zeta, 9 Kenneth W. Riddle, Alpha Upsilon , 4 Robert E. Gressette, Sigma, 9 H. Saunders Rowland, Jr., Iota , 1 William N. Gressette, Zeta, 9 E. H . Skinner, Alpha Gamma, 21 J . D. Guess, Alpha, 9 W. J . Smith, Epsilon, 9 Herman N. Hipp, Delta, 9 · John A. Southern, Delta, 2* J. Neville Holcombe, Zeta, 9 James F. Sterling, Alpha Theta, 17 ':' W. M. Holcombe, Zeta, 9 Geor11;e A. Turain, Alpha Xi, 1 Theron A. Houser, Zeta, 9 L. Banks Wannamaker, Zeta, 9 G. T . Hutchison, Alpha Upsilon, 4* Fred H. White, Alpha Eta, 12 John F. Kinney, Jr., Zeta, 9 John L. Woodside, Zeta, 9 John Langford, Zeta, 9 * Men in military atui naval service

Leading the field of Alumni Chapters in the payment of VOLUNTARY DUES is the 1941 leader, St. Matthews, S. C. Pushed by Columbus-Ft. Benning, Ga. last year, they are well out in front in '42. They have not yet equall ed their record of last year but claim they will. The men in St. Matthews claim no other alumni chapter can lick them for they follow the simple policy of making their returns 100% . The plan for receiving VOLUNTARY ALUMNI DUES became a year and a half old on June 30. What results have been obtained in the eighteen months since the idea was launched ? Where does your chapter stand in the lineup of contributors? Where do you stand? Did you send in your check in 1941? . . . 1942? Records have six months to run in this second year, so add your name to the list now. Help the record of your chapter in this plan to secure greater alumni participation in fraternity activities. Since the plan was introduced a total of 523 alumni have contributed $1127.14 in Voluntary Dues. On the basis of 7092 members whose addresses are known this is a record of 7.3 % . In 1941 $776.68 was received from 473 men, and average of $1.64 per man. The average has been stepped up through June of this year with 1 SO men sending in $2.33 per man for a total of $350.46. An even one hundred of the men contributing last year have taken part in this year 's program. You are asked to send in one dollar a year. Checks have ranged from $1.00 to $2 S.00, the first for the latter figure coming from the Army Air Corps' Captain Wilson ]. Seldon, Upsilon. 10


. thiS Linotypes were busy setting hen issue of the STAR AND LAMP weiv· the following challenge was re~in~ 1 ed from the Columbus-Fort Ben ace Alumni Chapter. Did we have ~f es· 1 for it? Your editors deemed 1 ring sential that space be made to ~e of j you, in full, this telling ex~mP and the initiative spirit, stam1?i<ap[>S courage which have made ~ 1 daY· 1 Phi the great fraternity it tS to ap· The Fraternity wholeheartedly t]1ers predates the movement Bro rnett Bill Fambrough, Ken Mott, Jljor· Cartledge, Vernon Hogan, E . 50 n, ris, Bill Skipworth, Louis RobtJohn I Bobby Robinson, Joe Freema~, rnbe J West, Park Brinson, Flo co od· Verdery, Henry Trost, Aubrey~ j\l ing, Hoyt Wells, B. F. Regtste ~on· Summerlin, Dr. 0. C .. Bra;rnith Jimmy Jenkins, Cap tam . tell· Tompkins and J ohn Ryan, Lt~avis. ants Marion Sigovich, C. E. garr\' J. 0. Keltner, Tom Little andp ebtes Cole and Sergeant Listo~ e echO have initiated . Your edt~ors ro'~' their hope that it will raptdl~ g is· in size and that each succee?;ntri!lg sue of the STAR AND LAMP wtl }la''e added news to Pi Kapps whE 'fO accepted this CHALLENG ' TAKE THE OFFENSIVE. the War Bonds purchased fort to Fraternity should be made ou r·l "Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity, Inc~~·· ated, 702 Grace-Amencan . d bY Richmond, Virginia" and mat~ e~· registered mail, attention of t e ecutive secretary.








June 25, 1942. Mr. John H. McCann Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity 702 Grace American Bldg. Richmond, Va. Dear Jack: I believe that you once before accused the Columbus-Ft. Benning Alumni Chapter of being one of the most active and aggressive Alumni Chapters in the country. Your accusation was accepted by us with considerable pride, but, in times as momentous as these, it has sometimes taxed our energies to live up to that designation. We believe, however, that "we have done it again," and we throw forth a challenge to all other Alumni Chapters and Undergraduate Chapters, and we dare 路 them to accept this challenge. At our last monthly meeting on May 20th, it was voted unanimously that each member of our Chapter would contribute each month a minimum of a 25垄 Defense Stamp which would, in turn, be held- until a sufficient number of stamps are accumulated to Purchase a $25.00 Defense Bond in the name of the Fraternity. Thanks to very generous initial donations on the part of Brothers Kennon Matt, Emmett Cartledge and Park Brinson, it is the Pleasure of the Columbus-Ft. Benning Alumni Chapter to enclose a $25.00 Defense Bond, payable to the National Chapter, which we request be placed in the Endowment Fund. We are well on our way to the purchase of a second such bond at this time. If we could, through this action on our part, initiate a nation wide movement on the part of all other alumni and undergraduate members to make a similar contribution once each month, we will feel that we have contributed someting lasting and of immense benefit to the Fraternity, as well as performing a patriotic duty, without working a hardship upon any single individual. There is our challenge. we shall depend upon you to Pass it along to the rest of the Fraternity, and we hope that it Will be accepted in the same spirit in which it is tendered. Fraternally yours, (signed) W. M. Fambrough Archon Columbus-Ft. Benning Alumni Chapter




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treated, Rankin appeals South sup- the appeals to the International Red port enlarged program West (Free) Cross. Not until June, in fact just '!' ~th able, energetic Dr. Milledge China." as this article goes to press, was in. ankin, Delta. Brother RankAll who have read Brother Rank- there any indication that the Red or n""fs the twenty~eighth initiate in's appeal for "Free China, made Cross had had any success in arLaltl e ta, coming under the Star and from behind enemy lines, have been ranging an exchange of the Amerita P on May 17, 1913. As secre- thrilled and deeply moved by it. cans trapped in Hongkong. Latest li'o;. for the Orient for the Baptist There was not a word of appeal for word indicates that they have been Yea eign Mission Board, he has had himself or his fellow missionaries. transferred to Shanghai, from where llisrs .experience in the far east. The first distressing news regard- they will sail for an African port. Visit decision to make a last round of ing the treatment of Dr. Rankin and There they will be met by diplomatic exchange steamer carrying interned Sout~ to several mission stations in his companions came on March 3: "Via RCA F- Tsangwu- Ugly re- Japanese from New York. The New colt!路 China in late 1941 before eve Ing home to America to report, ports dysentery, typhoid, slow star- York sailing, scheduled for late June, Ja n thou&h it meant flying over vation. Americans confined Stanley should allow Brother Rankin and deea~ese hnes, was typical of his Prison, Hongkong. Contact there his fellow Americans to return to 0 ftie ~ 0 n to mission work and to his impossible. Try relief through Wash- this country within about two months. ington and French authorities." s, the people of China. Our thoughts are with Brother Appeals to the U. S. State Deline e had flown over the Japanese a c s to Kweilin in Free China for partment brought immediate re- Rankin and his companions at this areonference with missionaries in that sponse from Acting Secretary of time. We sincerely hope that the ar路/ ' While there a young mission- State Sumner Welles who referred last phase of this experience may be completed without untoward inap' Oz Quick, was stricken with cident and that he may soon be at Ca~endicitis. It was an emergency home with his family in Richmond, to t. O~ce ag~in Dr. Rankin took Va. the ~e air, takmg the patient over sary IDes of Hongkong for the necesIVas operation. Before Mr. Quick AWARDED Ch路 Well enough to be moved to Free DOCTORATE l\o~na, the doomed city of Hong Alexander Mazyck Moore, Jr., }) g was in Japanese hands. Alpha, of Charleston, S. C., receivllliss[' Ra.nkin was one of six Baptist ed the degree of doctor of philosophy ~v onanes trapped in Hongkong. from Johns Hopkins University June lac~? co~ceivable method for con2. He was graduated from the Col~<'o ?g this group was tried by the lege of Charleston as first honor Ja~eign Mission Board. Not until student in the class of 1938. Dr. On uary 30, were they successful. Moore is now connected with the IVa that date the following cable Socony-Vacuum Oil Company resio s received from their medical missearch laboratories, Paulsboro, J. Stonary, Dr. R. E . Beddoe, at the ~<'teut Memorial Hospital in Wucbow, e China: CONSTRUCTION Se~~ia RCA F- Tsangwu (Wuchow ENGINEER ltant~g Station) Direct contact, Captain Henry L. Fuller, Alpha Oth In and others well. Hayes and Iota, of Selma, Ala., engineer in ~er~rs .(Canton) fed by Christians. charge of construction at Craig Field, ~:.: ectmg method send Hayes funds. Ala. A graduate of Alabama PolynedPdect Galloway news soon . Robert technic Institute. Captain Fuller oe.'' served in various capacities with the ~<'e~ second cable was received on Alabama Highway Department be,, r~ary 10. It read: fore being called to the Mobile DisCon~Ia RCA F- Tsangwu- Direct Dr. Mi lledge T. Ra nki n, Delta . For East Sec't. trict of the U. S. Engineers, January Convent io n speaker. act Rankin others still well 19, 1941. ~nt10n have long been acquaint-









Where Do We Go From Here, Boys? (Continued from Page 4) going services. As things stand, volunteer recruiting is their only way to get men. Many of their higherups prefer it that way. The Army Air Corps knows that those eighteen and nin eteen year old boys are top material for pilot training, and makes a good case for its contention that the course of sprouts a pilot goes through is the equivalent of a good two years of college anyway. But it is easy to see why the Army ground forces, primarily dependent on Selective Service, are uttering anguished howls . True, veteran regular Army sergeants tell you that draftees in their units are smarter, better educated and more easily trained than peacetime vo-lunteers. But they would be better still if the Army in general didn 't have to wait two years longer than the other services for a crack at the new crops of boys. Present schemes for taking 90,000 candidates for Army commissions out of draftee ranks would sound even better if the sister services, grabby for unimpeachable reasons, hadn't been there first. In one way, the services' eagerness to get hold of top-drawer raw material has enabled boys in college or planning to go to college to comb:ne hooking up with the war and staying in the shadow of Old Main. Subject to stiff mental and physical requirements, such youngsters can sign up early in college for reserve commissions, usually getting reasonable assurance of at least two years on campus before being called into active service, sometimes an opportunity to complete their whole course for a degree. The Navy, for instance, with thousands of such potential officers already in this academic cold storage, is now planning to sign up 80,000 more college freshmen and sophomores between eighteen and twenty. After some special preparation courses on campus during cold storage, they will get channeled into active service according to how they pan out. Fifteen thousand of the best, headed for deck or engineering commissions, can stay to complete degrees. Twenty thousand more will go into Naval aviation at the end of their sophomore year. The rest are booked to leave college after their second year for training as apprentice 14

seamen, much as if they had volunteered straightaway. By virtue of the magic circle the Navy has drawn round them, all are clear of the Selective Service system. It will give the Navy a lot of good officers and a very fancy batch of seamen. But again, such arrangements--and roughly similar ones made by the Army Air Corps, Marines and Coast Guard-are tough on the mass army that the nation expects Selective Service to provide. No wonder the Army, bent on showing the nation 's youth that a commission can come out of waiting to be tapped by Selective Service, is loudly proclaiming that four fifths of its men training to be officers came out of selectee ranks. As of now, however, both college administrators and the boys themselves o '~::::1 exhibit an anything-butthe-draft attitude which has also been bad news for the Army. Navy and Army air branches run a dead heat in preference, Marines place, Coast Guards show, draft induction into the Army not placed. "We advise our youngsters to stay on while they can," said one key campus official back when the Navy was offering cold-storage commissions in draft ages. "When we figure their local draft boards are getting close to them , we try to get them reserve commissions in the Navy or something." The boys' uneasiness about the draft is reflected in such questions as: "Aren 't chances of using what I know better if I enlist than if I wait to be called? " And thinking of instances they have heard of where two local boards decided matters differently on parallel cases of men applying for deferment: " Why can't they make local boards get together on what good grounds for deferment are?"

The Defense-Job Question The first is gradually being answered by the boys' discoveries that drafted men they know occasionally trickle home on leave from officer-training schools or with bars already on their shoulders. The second is insoluble. The Selective Service Law purposely leaves wide discretion to local boards. Every now · and again there is a weird decision for the boys to gossip about. Much of the gossip, however, say both Selec-

tive Service officials and col!ege a~f ministrators, is the old busmess ·re remembering only when the um~'ti· boots one. In general, colleges te·fyfy, local boards are doing a grati tes ingly intelligent job. This year's high school gradua to without college plans often wan~ c· know: " Will a run-of-mine war· ad tory job probably get me d~fer~s­ after twenty on account of indJsPe .tll able work?" Six months ago, W' r· local boards trying hard to co-o~w ate with industry's need ~or 11110• hands to accelerate productwn, es· body could have answered that qude· tion. You could say only t~at 'tb ferment was likelier for a kid w\ a single-skill job in a plane fa~~o . k'mg so d as. 1"0' •' th an f or one Jer 11 however, with Selective Service plabY ning to induct millions more f c· Christmas, taking them out of antories as well as cafeterias, the a swer is clearer: . be No routine job of any kind wtll si· likely deferment grounds for P~~rY cal fit youngsters. Crack s.uperVI~j]]­ talent and all-round, seasoned s g· ed mechanics are one thing, Y 011 ~n­ sters whom new streamlined tra ·n ing techniques can now replaceld~r a few weeks from among the 0 en or less fit are quite another. Eva married men with dependents not be deferred. To see depe~ eon through, Washington is countJngbillS one or another of the allotment ·ng now pending in Congress, arrangJ 10 payment of minimum subsistence fighting men 's folks.



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but s are doing no better, they say, a1110 You ought to see the dust fly ( Seng the just-getting-by boys. lion ~era] hundred thousand addior th new technicians have come out Engi e F~deral Office of Education 's rnenteenng, Science and Manage~~'hi Defense Training Program, the ch >yorks with colleges all over 1 spectf.tiOn to supply intensive free eith a lst courses for youngsters r duc~r already at work in war prohigh~on or planning to enter it. A jwor]{ ~hool graduate doing full-time and In ~e shipyard in the day-time ing Workmg on ESMDT engineer/ ling c~urses at night is not only putPract~n an awful lot of hours but, hav !Cally everybody agrees, n e e d Whee ~0 twinges of conscience at all s~ e sees a recruiting poster. tion~nce cutting out summer vacaearni Preve_n?> many stu?ents from iobs ng t.Uitwn money m summer are ' Ofhce of Education schemes nicatow afoot to lend needy techin]' ·college students necessary sums are leu of earnings. Although details Samnot set as this is written, Uncle on e Will probably forget to collect terns~ch .loans when students conI fore e wmd up in either the armed Plan~s or in actual war-production incter~·. Sums involved are also still Ptob lnite, although the total will oo0 ~bly be nowhere near the $200,j Of t'h OQ that John Studebaker, head nati e Office of Education, says the I Pur on could well afford for such a I Pose C · teco oll~ges are all for it. It amply techg~lzes the war-important role of aflo nlcal courses and it helps keep techa~ those universities that have in ttcal departments. For, except e~cl h~ straightforward situation of ellle Ustvely technical colleges, the war on rgency has put higher education leveral kinds of spots. ' Sohe college world 's first response nar Und as far as it went- was the bea~~n-wide acceleration program, slltn ng down heavily on expanded eou tner schools, so most students 1 lhre d finish four-year courses in err e Years. Here and there appear theorts to align arts curricula with j ect War-l ists of courses recommendas~~ preparation for fighting, such East e Political History of the Near ~na] a~d A Seminar in Propaganda Ys1s, mingled with th e mathe-












matics and write- concise- English courses that are more obvious ways to help prepare kids for commissions. The boys snort over those lists as much as some of their academic superiors. "What they did here," one faculty member very close to students told me, "was take a standard course in American history, stir in a little corresponding European history, put some icing on top and call it Military Tactics I." Brighter administrators train their sights steadily on subordinating the college to the general war effort. If war means that colleges must become either technical-training schools or mere real estate as lifeless as automobile showrooms, it's all right by them. Unless the war is won, they figure, colleges as we know them won't survive anyway. When a boy at such an institution gets the itch to volunteer, the dean 's reaction depends on strictly individual issues. "As it happened, our volunteers so far have been boys who weren't too well adjusted to college anyway," said a smart young college president. " I didn 't exactly encourage them to go ahead, but they didn't get much discouragement. Never mind the tuition, they'll prove more in uniform. And we do our best to play square with the boys' local boards. When a student asks us to take up his case with his local board, like as not we'll write, 'Go ahead and take him, for all of us ; there isn 't that much point in his keeping on with education.' " Many a local-board chairman devoutly wishes that such attitudes were more widely spread among the college officials he has been dealing with. Expansion of ROTC facilities in this war, paralleling last war 's SATC, is unlikely, you hear, because the Army just hasn 't got officers or equipment to spare from draftee training. Some colleges, however, go well beyond an acceleration program . in efforts to line up solidly behind the war effort. Minnesota's Carleton College, for instance, is bloss~m­ ing out with a high-powered flymg corps, including two thirds of the male students, with Navy, Army and Marines peacefully collaborating on intensive training of future fliers on a reserve-commission basis in college. Civilian pilot training, which goes a long way to ready youngsters for

military wings, is being boosted on other campuses. Harvard and Dartmouth students are the nucleus of a Volunteer Land Corps, which sends below-draft or draft-deferred students out on the land as amateur farm hands at a minimum wage of twentyone dollars a month and keep, to bat for the farm hands that. New Hampshire and Vermont farmers can't hire these days. In the Middle West county agents and high school principals are helping organize other such groups. In the strictly technical field the Stevens Institute of Technology at Hoboken, New Jersey, has practically thrown normal procedure into the Hudson River in the interests of top war production. Instead of just eliminating vacations, Stevens has gone on a three-semester basis, seventeen weeks the semester, with instruction so foreshortened that a hard-working youth can get a degree in three years of two semesters a year. The third semester he spends in a real job at full pay on actual war production in one of the big industrial plants with which the college has close placement relations. Three boys rotate one job among them during the year to solve the break-in problem after the first twelve months. This strenuous application of the well-known Antioch College system of sandwiching real work in between chunks of study is aimed at maintaining Stevens' mass production of war-industry engineers at the same time that it enables youngsters to get in tangible licks for war production with their own hands. It will graduate the boys with invaluable experience of actual factory conditions in advance of getting permanent jobs, help them answer the question, "Why aren't you doing something concrete for the war, instead of sprawling in classrooms? " provide ample financing for boys who formerly needed summer-vacation earnings, and sound gilt-edged to any local draft boards inclined to get out of line. The only disadvantage the college administration can ~ee is that it may kill the faculty. To reduce that load, they plan to use the smartest juniors and seniors as student instructors in elementary courses during their work semesters, as work equivalent to the others' factory jobs. Many other educators regard the whole scheme 15

dubiously as tending to extinguish the general-education aspect of college. "We've got to make up our minds, " says one eminent college president, " whether we are an educational institution or a technician factory. The war won't last forever. To deny any but the most direct technical ·knowledge to the present college generation on account of the war is to present the postwar world with four or five years' worth of relatively ignorant young men." The comment has point. But Stevens' hardy youngsters are taking to the arrangement without any more misgivings than lie in a realization they are all going to have to work like billy-o. And it looks as if enrollment would be a third higher this fall .· The late-April formation of a War Man Power Commission, containing representatives of government, armed forces, labor, industry, and so on, to supervise allocation of man power among agriculture, industry and, to some extent, Selective Service, may start clarity dawning in this confusion. At this writing, the commission's powers are still hazy and contain nothing implying that voluntary recruiting will necessarily be stopped or that the beginning draft age will be lowered to the logical mark of eighteen. But the underlying ideato start removing the catch-as-catchcan elements from the situation- has everything to recommend it. For months Selective S e r v i c e spokesmen have been plaintively maldng such statements as: " It would be the part of wisdom to let the orderly working of the Selective Service System determine when a man should leave the farm , or factory, or business, or college to take his place in the armed forces." Granted both the principle of conscription and the extent of the emergency, that is a marvelously understated conclusion. Very likely some will grumble if over-all application of the Selective Service principle to all fighting ages takes practically all option out of their hands. Very likely there would be poignant protests from the seagoing services, which are so closely wedded to the volunteer-recruiting principle as to liberty blues. On 16

balance, however, Tom, Dick and Harry will be better off as individuals if such a step is made. It will not only take option out of th eir hands, it will also take most of the resulting confusions off their minds.


Brother Haynes Gorden Fiugg~as Beta and Alpha Iota, age 23, ac· instantly killed in an airplan~ 942 cident Wednesday, April 29, th~ at Lubbock, Texas. Gorden wagug· only son of Mr. and Mrs. Fl. G. gins of Lockhart, Ala. mY He was a cadet in the U. S. arave air corps at Lubbock and w~u!d b nd graduated, receiving his wmgs ant a commission as second lieut~~I/ on May 20. He lacked on~y 2 rse. ing hours of completing b1s cou wn Brother Huggins was well knouth throughout west Florida and so jan Alabama. He attended Presbyter ars College, Clinton, S. C., for two ye ta and there was initiated into Be


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BROTHERS Members of Uncle Sam's Army Air Forces are these two Aviation Cadets from Xi Chapter. Training at Moore Field, Texas, new advanced flying school in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, these fledgling fliers are Brothers Billy B. Renfro and Charles L. Harris of Dorchester and Roanoke, Va. If they successfully complete their 10-week advanced course, they will receive their "wings" and commissions as second lieutenants on graduation day, July 3. They will then become pursuit pilots, ready for instructing or tactical duties. These two Pi Kappa Phi Brothers enlisted together in Richmond and have remained together through the various training periods.

I ba(l'la Chapter. Transferring to A ad )liS Poly, Auburn, Ala., he complete )le college work. In October, 1941' at entered the U. S. army air corP~11 t 1 Maxwell Field, Ala., and was for from there to Coleman, Tex., een preliminary training. He had b at engaged in advanced traininf94 2. Lubbock, Texas since March, 0o Lt. , Funeral services were beldpres· Sunday, May 3, at the First THE STAR AND



byteria . he h d n Ch urch of Florala. of whtch Was~ long been a member. Burial be Ftn . the Magnolia cemetery in grav llntak Springs. Services at the the eUco_ncluded with the removal of cask ntted States flag from the fath:t and its presentation to his his b~ by _Cadet James McGillvary, bocty ~t fnend who accompanied the orne from Lubbock. 11 att~ ~mbers ·of Alpha Iota Chapter sincn ed the service in a body. The is eere sympathy of Pi Kappa Phi rnothtended to Gorden 's father and Eter er. As he joins the Chapter Wh nat his memory is revered by all fr 1·e0 dwere privileged to share his n •h" - tp under the star' and lamp.




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This is called a scientific age, at least from a material point of view, and our major problems and undertakings are comprehensive in their scope. The digging of the Panama Canal was not merely a problem of blasting and removing rock and soil. but one of health, sanitation, and proper food, water, and living facilities, and not until the knowledge along these lines was acquired and applied was it possible to complete the Canal. And any major modern task demands th e pooling and use of every bit of possible knowledg~ and information that will help in its completion. Also a continual study must be made of the problem as its solution progresses. We are at war-a tremendous task as we see it of preserving our free institutions. There was a time when the outraged citizens could seize their pitchforks and squirrel rifles and go forth to right wrong:;. and they could live off the land as they proceeded. Battles were local affairs and only the immediate combatants suffered

physical contact and injury. But the radio, automobile and airplane have changed all that. Now every man woman and child is a combatant, and the women literally fight shoulder to shoulder with the men. The whole nation is potentially a battlefield and . . are won or lost in the' facvtctones tories and mills, and mines and farms and in the laboratories and clas~ rooms. Ideas and slogans have become powerful weapons. Applied knowledge is paramount. Who can say who is most important: the engineer, chemist, physicist, mathematician, physician, agriculturist, farmer, transportation worker, skilled mechanic, oil-worker, inventor bacteriologist, psychologist, soldie;, sailor, teacher, not to mention the forces involving morale: the preacher radio announcer and commentator' statesman, and the woman in th~ home? Each is in this war to the limit whether he or she will or not. But one must not overlook the future. In due time physical exhaustion, shattered morale, and recognition of the futility of it all, will 17

bring an end to the physical and material warfare, and a time known as the period of reconstruction will set in. Reconstruction for what? The First World War, we thought, was a war to end wars, but the reconstruction period that followed was characterized by greed, hatred and preparation for the present struggle. In other words the war continued in that subtle and more dangerous form known as social, racial, and economic competition. We now see it clearly and as now the tasks of this physical war are met by the pooling of all the known facts, so must the period of reconstruction be also treated. One of the fundamental facts is that the solution of the problems of the future lies in the training of our youth today to meet those problems. The idealism of youth and the realism of maturity must be correlated in the great workshops of ideas, our colleges. Many a youth physically or temperamentally unfitted for physical warfare may and will nevertheless play an important part in the period of reconstruction. The problems of social security, old age, rehabilitation of the maimed , racial, social and economic adjustment and equality, labor and capital, will be much more acute after the physical struggle has ended. Accordingly more emphasis must be placed on the training of our college students for the trying and dangerous period when reaction, bate, greed, and civic lethargy will tend again to become dominant. The groundwork for the victories and successes, as well as the defeats, of the future is now being laid in the class rooms. Scholarship, a term used to measure success in the acquiring of knowledge, must be recognized as fundamental , but scholarship must be a means to an end rather than a selfish and personal goal in itself. The scholarship of the future must be practical and realistic, and every student now privileged to attend a university or college, should insist that his training be comprehensive and vital.

The Philip Morris and Company Award It now appears probable that the Philip Morris and Company Award will be available for the year 19421943 . This Award was made in 1939-1940 and 1940-1941 but w:ts 18

not made last year. It represents a stipend of $250 given by Philip Morris and Company to Pi Kappa Phi which the Supreme Council of our fraternity has ruled shall be used in the furtherance of graduate study of some Pi Kappa Phi Scholar. Accordingly any Pi Kappa Phi Scholar who plans to do graduate study next year is eligible to make application for this Award. All applications should be in the hands of the Chairman of the Scholarship Committee not later than August 15 so that if the Award becomes available, th '.! successful applicant may be so informed by September 1. Applicants are expected to state clearly their purpose in graduate study and to outline so far as is possible their projected plan of study. The Award is payable in two equal amounts on or about September 1 and January 1. The recipient is expected to make a progress report toward the close of the school year which will be suitable for publication in THE STAR AND LAMP.


Cecil B. Lawter, Beta, form~~ ( pastor of the Inman Park Presb) terian Church, Atlanta, has b.e~d IV. promoted to captain at MaxweJI.FI~ n / where he is Chaplain of Avi~~~g Cadets at the pre-flight train s. \V, school. A native of Spartanburg,! d A. C. Captain Lawter was gradua \ C!, at Presbyterian College of S ~ ~ 105 Giâ&#x201A;Ź Carolina and is listed in ' RehgiO Jos Leaders of America. l





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\Val pha Gamma Chapter A. ier L. Callaham ( 214) a, It. Clark. Cox ( 77) a, capt. Glen DDuni?ngton ( 149) a, capt. Joseph ~nnmgton ( 13 5) a, maj. L~on 'dwards ( 151) a, maj. ~1.~n Edwards (148) n, It. liar · Foreman (190) a \Vin~~d Gasaway (186A), a lt. bona]~:· .McFadyen ( 158) a, capt. Leste mtth (- ) a, lt. !leech P. Smith (19) a, capt. Char] er Snipes ( 193) n, lt. es A. Valverde (35)

1\Jr Alpha Delta Chapter \Va;~d K. Aho ( 199) n 1Iaro~r C. Avery (214) I<'red d. R. Badger ( 100) n jltobee~~c; L. Curtis (160) n, lt. Car] Hotelling (230) a, Jt. 1'. 1' · Kalnow ( 181) n, ens. ltu heodore Laine ( 23 7) a ltobse!l G. Schley (234) n ert G. Wartelle (220) a, It.

Alpha Epsilon Chapter


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l Char~es 0 · Barrett ( 284) n

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liar} · Edwards ( 2 53) \Veaey M. Force, Jr. (248) a, lt. lt. ~er H. Gaines (230) a, lt. \Vnr · Hagan ( 292) a ~. Eam li. Harrell ( 26 7) a, It. ~. Kic!iter ( 262) n 1. 'R · ~angberg (239) a ~. · Ltchte (207) a, lt. 0 I<' rank Llewellyn ( 205) a, It. Jalll E. Maloney, Jr. (285) \\' es S. McDonald (245) \Vin~heney Moore (128) a Ch 1 111 A. Papy, 3rd (241) Charts L. Parker (235) ~I es Pearce ( 243) n Joh M· Permenter (54) m Ge0~ B. Ramsey, Jr. (265) a, lt. l. Eg~ li. Rood ( 197) n, ens. Jalll~ ause, Jr. (238) a, lt. ldus sQA. \Yhite ( 224) a, lt. · Wtcker (198) a, lt.








Alpha Zeta Chapter K. Ward Anderson ( 13 5) Charles Bogner ( 146) W. G. Cadmus (165) a, lt. Carl Carlson ( 16 7) Stanley Coates ( 156) Ralph M. Davis (118) a Clyde R. Dean, Jr. (136) a, lt. Joseph C. Dillow (142) a, lt. H. F. Doughton (75) a, lt. John A. Dutro (69) a, lt. Burt J. Frizzell ( 12 6) Willard Hamlin ( 196) a Stanley R. Kelley ( 148) a Jack Laird (173) George A. Leslie ( 144) a, capt. Samuel J. Pearson ( 102) a Don H. Reed (95) RCAF, s/ g W. Ross Roberts ( 103) a, capt. M. N. Sigovicb ( 141) a, lt. Carlyle Smith ( 130) a, lt. Robert Weir (134) Frederick Zitzer (138) a, lt.

Alpha Eta Chapter M. Darrell Barnett (214) n. Jack Bell (160) a, pvt. Ernest H. Dunlap, Jr. (162) William E. Johnson ( 181) n Bernard M. Machen ( 173) J. W. C. Miree (25) a, lt. Oliver C. Moore ( 123) a, It. Charles E. Sharp ( 16 7) a, lt. John H. Weaver (166) a

Alpha Theta Chapter Robert S. Brooks (222) a, It. Samuel M. Carp (146) a, lt. Walter Dernberger (72) a, lt. M. B. Hammond (194) a, lt. Joseph Hayden (239) a John P. Hirvela (191) a Robert J. Juth (242) a, lt. Roberts Lander ( 181) a Robert H. Miller ( 223) a Lloyd P. Pardee (220) a Robert M. Robbins ( 243) Richard Routzong (238) a George L. Salisbury ( 213) a Francis Schell (159) a, lt. Norman R . Smith (217) a, lt. James F. Sterling (167) a, lt. Robert W. Vanderveld (212) William Zavitz (229) a, pvt.

Alpha Iota Chapter Charles C. Adams, 3rd (99) a, lt. Jack N. Adams (131) a, lt. Howard Bazemore ( 1 75) F. M. Burgess (79) a, lt. Alexander M. Burgin (148) a, It. Arthur B. Carroll, Jr . (212) George J. Coleman, Jr. (149) n, ens. Bennie S. Edwards (147) Henry L. Fuller ( 114) a, capt.

Joe K. Fuller (97) a, capt. Reeves Haley ( 161) a, lt. W. Banks Haley (138) a, lt. Moyer D. Harris (159) a, It. C. J. Hayden, Jr. (162) a, lt. Thomas E. Henley ( 17 4) a, It. George S. Hiller (150) a, lt. Rupert Ingram ( 3 2) a, It. Jack C. Land (126) Austin R. Martin (108) James N. McJunkin (216) a, a/ c Jacob R. Moon ( 18) a, maj. Vernon W. Morgan (94) a, lt. Ben F. Nuttall, Jr. (158) a, lt. Leroy Patterson (172) a, lt. Charles B. Phillips (154) a Rufus W. Porter, Jr. (160) a, It. Thomas J . Potts (197) C. M. Pruet, Jr. (132) a, It. Jack A. Roberts (125) a, lt. Ernest C. Rushing ( 121) a, It. Kenneth G. Taylor (106) a R. Morris Trulock ( 179) E. Kyser Whatley, Jr. (205) E. Duke Williams ( 206) Jack C. Williams (83) a, lt.


Alpha Kappa Chapter Wilbur A. Chapman (86) a

Alpha Lambda Chapter Warren B. Cruzen (84) Billy S. Griffin ( 73) a Nathaniel C. House ( 43) a Richard A. 1\liller (51) a, lt.

Alpha Mu Chapter Albert H. Bowers (172) n, y3 / c Robert F. Bush (170) a, lt. Charles C. Conklin ( 124) a, pvt. J. Colvin Dilling (148) a Richard H. Gollings (61) a, lt. Richard A. Gundrum (186) n Robert E. Maeser ( 185) n C. L. Martin, Jr . (168) n, lt. George M. Nash ( 130) a, cpl. J. B. Robinson, 3rd (153) a, lt. Charles L. Schneider (149) a, cpl. Emerson Sortore ( 214) n Richard P. Strickland (29) n, It. Oliver G. Summerton (181) a lt. William R. Walker (151) a ' Charles A. Whartenby (159) a, lt. Robert L. Williston ( 132) a, It. Raymond E. Zimmerman (36) a, lt.

Alpha Nu Chapter Homer H. Henrie (59) a, capt.

Alpha Xi Chapter Joseph H. Christopher (247) a James Dreyfus ( 129) a, capt. HenryS. Gartner (192) n, ens. James Heaney (241) m Chester B. Mayforth (232) n, ens. A. J.P. Wilson (68) a, maj. 19

Alpha Omicron Lloyd ]. Dockal ( 40) a, capt. Leonard ]. Hart ( 113) a, It. Roy M. Kottman (115) a, It. Wayne R. Moore (131) a, It. C. L. Proescholdt ( 108) Gerald E. Rickert ( 1OS) n G. Richard Wengert ( 117) a, pvt. Donald W. Patterson (85) a, lt.

Alpha Rho Chapter Alex M. Adair ( 65) a T. R. C. King (25) a Thomas D. Williams (SO) a, pvt.

Alpha Sigma Chapter James Carl Adkins ( 79) a, lt. Robert F. Allen (52) a, It. Joe M . Arnold ( 108) a, sgt. Fred V. Brown ( 72) a, lt. J. W. Caruthers (119) n R. Berry Cecil (95) a, It. ]. Arnold Cobb, Jr. (92) a, lt. Charles A. Danner ( 100) Charles L. Hendrix ( 11 7) a, pfc. W. F. Martin (120) John K. Mauney ( 113) a, lt. Charles K. McClure ( 91) a, lt. K. R. Parkinson (106) m, cpl. Wiley C. Peyer (116) a, pvt. W . D. Richardson (89) a , It. Elroy Rollins (65) a, capt. Lee L. Ryerson, Jr. ( 114) a, pvt. James A. Seay ( 76) a, It. ms Robert L. Vineyard ( 8 7) Earl H. Zq ingle ( 16) a , capt.

Alpha Tau Chapter Clarence E. Davies ( 69) a, It. col. James M. Furman (81) a, pvt. C. Richard McCray (138) a Frank R. Kuhn, Jr. (124) n, en s.

Alpha Upsilon Chapter Wilson D. Applegate (8) a, pvt. Jack Bader (56) a, lt. William C. Buckelew ( 133) Raymond J. Cannon ( 8 7) a, It. Henry B. Coleman, Jr. (48) a, lt. Robert W. Culbert ( 103) a John M. Fackler, Jr. (67) a, It. Harry W. Feick (71) William E. Gill (59) a, It. Richard D. Groo (158) a Virgil M. Groo (93) a, pvt. James A. Haislip (99) a, lt. Robert S. Hansen (123) William R. Hewlett ( 134) a, cpl. H. Norman Holt (108) a, It. Harry K. Horning (124) a Gibson T. Hutchison (66) a, lt. Jesse C. Jessen ( 68) 20

SIXTEEN PI KAPPS I rf/ake "Who j Who" ( (


Sixteen brothers of Pi Kappa Phi are listed in the 1942 edition of " Who's Who In American Colleges and Universities." The list of Pi :&appa Phi members is as follows: 1. F. Rouse Huff, Alpha (College of Charleston). 2. Julien L. McCall, Epsilon (Dnidson College). 3. Harry B. Arthur, Iota (Ga. Tech). 'T . h I (G 4. J;e~) . E . \ ., ng t, ota a. 5. J. Belton Hammond, Delta (Furman University). 6. Cliff C. Kimsey, Jr., Lambda (University of Georgia). 7. Harold M. Carter, Xi, (Roanoke College).

8. John ]. Mangan, Rho (Washing· ( ton and Lee). N0 rth 9. E. Gregg Gibbs, Tau ( f Carolina State College ) · tson 10. James R. Golden, Chi, (Ste University). .10 n 11. Idus Q. Wicker, Alpha EP 51 (University of Florida). 12. Joseph C. Ross, Alpha Zeta, (Oregon State Coll ege)· Iota 13 . James w . Morgan, Alpha ) (Auburn . . n,a 14. ]. Ed Jones, Jr., Alpha Sig (University of Tennesse~ ). T u , 15 . Ralph B. Wainright, Alph<:~ a (Rensselaer Poly). phi 16. Edward L. Farrell , Alph\nol· (Illinois Institute of Tee ogy).


Frederick M. Krab C'r ( 144) ·a, pvt. Robert A. Lynch ( 112) E. D. McDonald, Jr. (83) a, It. William B. Merrick ( 118) Robert E. Oberholtzer (25) a , maj. Gay V. Piercy (69) a, It. R. L. Rayfetto (-) Winfield A. Scott (79) a, capt. George B. Sprowls, 3rd ( 12 7) Harry M. Stephey (106) a, It. W. H. Troyer, Jr. (94) Philip B. Warner (ISS) John W. Watson Jr. (97) Hugh W. Wylie ( 131)


Alpha Phi Chapter


Roy B. Burman (45) a, sgt. John R. Gerhardt (57) a Orville H. Hampton ( 10) a, It. Herbert N. Hansen ( 8 t) n Richard C. Harper (82) n Harry F. Heidenreich (74) n, a l e Tames C. Hodek ( 48) George E. Hoff ( 83) n Edgar R. Johnson ( 12) n Frederick H. Jost (13) a Edson G. Loftus (84) n, ens. Harold ]. Martin (-) a, It. John Sauvage ( 71) n, ens. George J. Svehla ( 21) a Thomas H. Watts (22) a, sgt. Dale E. Willman (9 1) n, a/ c








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Bthan Athalie Carter, of Lake City, were married in June. Crother Webb was associated with the R. L. Bryan Co. of F~lurnbi_a before entering the army. He is now stationed at · L~wts, Wash. EI~nstgn Vincent Stacey, Chi, of Utica, N. Y., and Miss Mtzabeth Anne Weldon of Jacksonville, Fla., were married on Chay 16. The ceremony took place in the Riverside Baptist se u~ch of Jacksonville with Ensign Benjamin D. Smith, Chi, thr~tng as best man. Brother and Mrs. Stacey are making th etr home in Norfolk, Va., where he is on active duty with e navy. B William M. Wilson, Chi, of Miami, and Miss Caroline inarbour Edwards of Charlotte, N. C., were married on May 28 th ~he First Baptist Church of Charlotte. They are making PI etr home in Lake Placid, Fla., as Brother Wilson is emoyed with the U. S. Engineers at Sebring. S John I. Adams, Alpha Alpha, and Miss Elsie Marie Gchenck of Hempstead Gardens, N. Y., were married at St. a eorge's Episcopal Church, Hempstead, on June 6. They Bre making their home at 35 Elk St., Apt. 9-G, Hempstead. I{~ther Adams is an assistant professor of chemistry at 0 stra College. \\>Edson G. Phipps, Alpha Delta, and Miss Lydia Mae Good ore married on May 16 at the Trinity Episcopal Church a Seattle, Wash. Brother Phipps is a district passenger ;ekn_t for the North Coast Transportation Co. They are a _mg their home. at 2627 Franklin Ave., Seattle. F!Lteut. Weaver H. Gaines, Alpha Epsilon, of Jacksonville, \\>a., and Miss Betty Louise Harris of Mineral Wells, Tex., We;e married under sabres at the Episcopal Church in Mineral at eels on Sunday, June 7. Lieut. Gaines is stationed 'nearby amp Walters. M~· Earl Kicliter, Alpha Epsilon , of Ft. Pierce, Fla., and tss Betty Winn of Lakeland, were married in Pensacola 0 A.~ May 9. Brother Kicliter is in training there at the Naval tr. Station as an aviation machinist. S Lte~t. Samuel M. Carp, Alpha Theta, and Miss Betty B~hm_tdt were married May 16 in the camp chapel at Ft. ortntng, Ga. Before entering the army Brother Carp was M't~e manager of the Hillsdale Steel Products Co., Hillsdale, C 1c · Brother and Mrs. Carp are making their home in 01 Umbus, Ga. or David E. Buck, Alpha Iota, and Miss Doris Peoples, both Od' Birmingham, Ala., were married at the Woodlawn Methst Church of tha~ city on June 13. M~t. Robert F. Bush, Alpha Mu, of Kenmore, N. Y., and p·tss Frances Reist of Lancaster, Penna., were married in the Btrst ~resbyterian Church of Lancaster on June 6. ~rother ~~ IS attached to the Corps of Engineers, Ft. Belvotr, Va. C tc~ard V. Grimes, Alpha Mu, of Denver, Penna., and Miss 1trohne Yerger of Reading, Penna., were married on May a at the St. John's Lutheran Church in Reading. They g~e living in Elizabeth, N. J., where Brother Grimes is enged in research for the Standard Oil Company of New J ersey. \\>Guy W. Finch, Alpha Sigma, and Miss Monette Wa~lace i ere married on April 29 in Paducah, Ky. Brother Fmch Shan instructor in vocational agriculture at the Dixie High c ooi near Union City. Tenn. S ~.aYmond G. Ritter, Alpha Sigma, and Miss Janet Virginia tn were married in late June. Brother Ritter is emin oyBed as a design engineer for Fairbanks, Morse and Co . eloit. Wis. tn Jat;tes V. McClanahan, Iota, and Miss Helen Fouche were tharrted on June 7. Brother McClanahan is a chemist for .de ;\labama Ordnance Works at Sylacauga. They will re5 1 e tn Birmingham. J Ensign Dennis D. O'Brian, Iota, of Doerun, Ga., and Miss Olive Scott of Florence, S. C., were married on May 7. 1.ane 1 he wedding followed by two days Brother O'Brian's gradua01011 from a specia l a val - Reserve training cou rse at Ana ap~lis. He has been retained at the Naval Academy as 11 Instructor. f Lieut. Jam es B. Ramage, Iota, and Miss Charlotte Galbraith 0 Atlanta, Ga., were married on Saturday, June 6. Brother







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Lieut. Jacob G. Keltner, Lambda, of Memphis, and Miss Marian Elaine Daniel of Morrow, Ga., were married at the Morrow Baptist Church on June 13. Brother Keltner received his degree from the University of Georgia in May and is now on active duty at Ft. Benning, Ga. Lieut. Clarence R. Vaughn, Jr., Lambda, and Miss Doris Elizabeth Henson were married on June 14 at the bride's home in Conyers, Ga. Brother Vaughn received his commission in the army in Athens, Ga., where he was attending the University of Georgia Law School, on May 16. . James E. Wilson, III, Lambda, of Thomson, Ga., and Mtss Ruth Harmar Smith of La Grange and Douglas Manor, L . I., have recently announced their engagement. Brother Wilson is a 1942 graduate of the University of Georgia and a brother of Lieut. John W. Wilson, Lambda, now of Ft. Knox, Ky. Lieut. Lucian W. Hiner, Xi, and Miss Mary Elizabeth Jones, both of Roanoke, Va., were married on May 2 in San Antonio, Tex. They will make their home in the Texas city where Lieut. Hiner is stationed with the Army Air Corps. Ensign Mason Miller, Jr., Xi, and Miss Helen Frost Gregory, both of Roanoke, Va., were married on May 17. Gene H. Studebaker, Xi, and Miss Billie Jeanne Guy of Bramwell, W. Va., were married on May 22. The weddin_g took place in Boston, Mass. where Brother Studebaker ts stationed as a special agent with the F. B . I. Clarence 0. Brice, Jr., Omicron, and Miss Alice Anne Berry of Birmingham, Ala., were married on Sunday, April 19, in the First Methodist Church of Roanoke, Ala. After a short wedding trip to the Gulf Coast they are making their home in Oneonta, Ala. Ralph R. English, Pi, and Miss Anita Sinquefield were married on April 23 in Louisville, Ga. Charles E. Branham, Rho, of Richmond , Va., and Miss Emily Wainwright Perkins of Morrisonville, Ill., were married on May 23 at the home of the bride's mother, Vandeever Farms. They are making their home at 900 W. Franklin St., Richmond . Brother Branham is southeastern representative for Sawyer, Ferguson and Walker of New York, leaders in the newspaper advertising field. Brantley H. Padgett, Jr., Beta, of Walterboro, S. C. and Miss Marion Ella Roper of Gainesville, Ga., were married in June. Brother Padgett was graduated from Presbyterian College earlier in the month . Dr. Gerald W . Scurry, Delta, and Miss Emily Jordan Thomas were married on April 26. The ceremony was performed by the bride's father, the Right Rev. Albert Sidney Thomas, Bishop of the Protestant Episcopa! Diocese of South Carolina in St. Michael's Protestant Eptscopal Church in Charlest~n. Brother and Mrs. Scurry are making their home at 204 Southwood Road, Columbia, S. C. The engagement of Edward S. Tennent, Zeta, and Miss Lois Neal Hamilton was announced from Davidson, N. C .. by Miss Hamilton's mother on April 25. Miss Hamilton has been assistant dean and assistant professor of history at Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, Va., for two years. Brother Tennent is a purchasing agent of textile mill supplies in Spartanb1,1rg, S. C. The engagement of Lieut. William T. Edwards, Jr ., M.D., Eta, and Miss Jacqueline Randolph Howard has recently been announced. The wedding will take place this summer. Lieut. Edwards, a member of the Naval Reserve Medical Corps, is now stationed at the U. S. Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Fla. Robert R. Vallotton. Eta, of Valdosta, Ga., and Miss Sara Margaret Bingham of Jacksonville, Fla., were married on May 23. After a wedding trip to New Orleans they returned to make their home in Valdosta whrre Brother Vallotton is associated with a large dairy industry. George W. Williams, Eta, and Miss Minnie Keller Roberts of Valdosta, Ga., were married in June. Brother Williams is a member of the law firm of Whipple and Williams of Cordele, Ga., and on the Board of Governors of the Georgia Bar Association.


Ensign Robert M. Bush, Iota, and Miss Macie Laura Pickrell of Tampa, Fla ., were married on May 17 at the Peachtree Christian Church in Atlanta, Ga. Brother Bush , a mem ber of the 1942 graduating class at Georgia Tech , entered active naval service shortly after receiving his degree. Lieut. J. Lawton Ellis, Iota, and Miss Emmah Cloud Smith were married on May 23 in The Chapel of the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md . Brother Ellis, a lieutenant in the Naval Reserve and past national treasurer of the fraternity, is stationed at the Nava l Academy. Their home in Annapolis is at 3 Kirkley Road . Robert M . Field, Alpha Theta, and Miss Mary Ann Vehslage of St. Louis, Mo., were married on July 11 . Brother Field is the son of th e late Brother Lawrence N. Field, Alph a Theta, Archon of District 10, and Mrs. Field of East Lansing, Mich . Coast Guardsman George M . Lockwood , Jr., Beta, and Miss Dorothy Wilson Mahony, both of Charleston , S. C., were married in the Grice Protestant Episcopal Church of that city on June 6. Brother Lockwood is stationed at the Charleston Coast Guard Base. Dr. William P . Tice, Xi, of Roanoke, Va., and Miss Dorothy Adams of Birmingham, Ala., have recently announced their

Duke Accelerates At the close of the spring semester Mu chapter elected the following officers for next fall; Dudley Moylan, archon ; Fred C. Frostick, treasurer; Jack Maines, secretary; James H. Greene, historian ; John Cline, chaplain; and Owen Johnson, warden. M any Pi Kapps have taken advantage of Duke's acceleration program and are attending summer school. Although the fraternity sections are not open during the summer, the brothers are in close contact with one another and are .active ly planning for the fall semester. No change has yet been made in the University's deferred rushing program . Mu has become nautical in the last few month s. Many of the brothers have enlisted in the navy as reserve ensigns. This enables them to graduate before going into active se rvice. Those en listed are Brothers Aquilla Joyner, Word Clark, Dudley Moylan, Jam es H. Greene, James Satterfield , Donald H erder, Charlie McAdams, Richard Roger, and Paul Barringer. Recommendations of freshmen entering Duke this summer or fall should be addressed to Archon Moylan at Box 4594 Duke Station, Durham , N. C. NELSON STEPHENS,


Xi Completes Busy Year Xi Chapter completed a very busy and successful year in June with the election of officers and the initiation of two of the more prominent men on the campus,, Ted R yder, allstate forward in basketball, and Don Cross, president of the Sophomore class and a very valuabl e man on the football and basketball squads. Officers for the summer and fall are Brothers Jack Vernon, archon; William Crigler, treasurer; James Doyle, secretary; James Reynolds, historian; Don Cross, chaplain ; and Ted Ryder, warden. Pledge Dick Poff, an "A" student and a star on the 150 lb. football team, was selected as sophomore representative on the Honor Council. We are also proud to announce the


engagement. Miss Adams is a graduate of the University of Alabama. Brother Tice is completing his internship at the T. C. I. Hospital in Birmingham, after which he will enter th e army medical corps as a first lieutenant.







29 MAY 1942 MEMORANDUM l NO.1 J Subject: ASSUMPTION OF COMMAND 1. Baby GEORGIA DIANE BARRY, weight seven poun~s twelve ounces, having arrived this station, this date, herReR~ assumes command. Vice General MARY MARGARET BA relieved. By Command of Baby DIANE : GEORGE W. BARRY, (Upsilon ) Buck Private Adjutant.

pledging of Jack Giles and. John (Jeb) Stuart, great-grand nephew of the celebrated Confederate Cavalry leader. . 26 Our Spring Formal was held on the evening of Apnl d' at which time the officers for the coming year were pr~sente~ The annua l senior banquet was highlighted by a visit fro t Executive Secretary John H. McCann . After the b~nquen brothers and pledges joined with Brother McCain 111 a enjoyable round-table discussion. Jim Reynolds was appointed rush chairman for the co;;路 ing season and can be reached at the house, 327 High ~路 Salem, Va. Due to the accelerated program of the coll~g ' we are keeping the house open this summer and atten~~~ to needed repairs. Gus Kruttschnitt with hi s date, . 1 1 Elaine Shultz, assisted in leading the figure at the [In 3,5 dances. In connection with the celebration of the College n Centennial Anniversa ry, we held open house on the aftern~o g of May 31, and renewed acquaintances with many returnll1 alumni. JIM REYN OLDS,



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Illinois In Harmony Keeping in harmony with the nation's all-out war effort and its policy of speeding up production , the Univer~~~ of Illinois installed a twelve week summer session . ~ student may . obtain a full se~ester's credit by attending. the~ summer sesswns, and the time it takes to graduate JS _cull down considerably. As many of the brothers here at UpsJIO r are attending this summer session, we are keeping the chapte hou se open. .1 The University is encouraging us to stay in school untd we are called, or until we grad uate, as the leaders of our a!111e r forces believe we wi ll be of much more value to them aft~ we have completed our education. All branches of t,,c armed forces, the navy, the army air corps, the coast guard, and the marine corps, offer plans whereby the student wll~ en lists in the reserve forces of these corps may be deferrc until he is graduated. The student is then sent to sorne base where he undergoes basic training. Upon successful corn路 pletion of this training, he is then co mmissioned in the branch





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service he ha s chosen. Brother Ted Ebel, and pledge ta'k1 Brandlind are the first two fellows from Upsilon to R. e advantage of this plan. Ebel has enlisted in the Naval tJe~rve Corps and Brandlind has become a member of the iunt.tcd States Marine Corps Reserve . Both of these men are ca~tors and will be allowed to graduate before they a re ed to active duty. n ~ Civilian Pilot Training course is also in session at Illic015· Brother Ed Cardiff plans to enli st in the Naval :\r orps on completion of the course. in So.rne of the more recent Upsilon a lumni that are now servreg tn some branch of our armed services a re Bill Seldon, so cently ~ommissioned a Captain in the Air Corps, Hal SimpR. a lteutenant in the Quartermaster Corps in Australia, in I ert C. Taylor, lieutenant with the Coast Artillery up Ill cel~nd, and Robert Moore, a lieutenant serving with a soecha mzed Cavalry division. Marvin Schaid is stationed lll~ewhere on the West coast with an anti-aircraft detach l'h nt and Julie Scholler, is a coast artillery corporal. Brother Somas Watts is doing his bit with the Quartermaster Corps. In everal of our pledges have also answered the call to arms. 1 co c Uded among them are Roy Hawkinson who just recently n·tnpleted his basic training in the Marine Corps in San Gtego, Roland Johnson who is with the Medical Corps at Ia~t~n Field, Boise, Idaho, Lieut. Duaine Eckert who, when IVh e~rd from , was serving with a light tank corps someR.o ere m Texas, and Jay Demming, flight instructor in the Y~ 1 Canadian Air Force. cloWtth this issue of the STAR AND LAMP Upsi lon marks the of another highly successful yea r and pauses to pay tankute to the valuable men who have passed to alumni co] s by graduation. Those who have had to get up in the timd gray dawn to go to their eight o'clocks for the last M e are Paul Fruehauf, Robert Se lby, Ed Cardiff, Ed th Cndels, and Joe Johnson. Congratulations, fellows, and a anks for the swell part you played in making your chapter successful one. to Ele~tions also come at the close of the year. Those chosen Ed gutde the chapter next semester are: Dick Motz, archon; l'h Czyzewski, treasurer; Jack Caldwell, secretary; Jack 1' Ompson, historian; Ed Kanitz, warden; and McGlaun errf, chaplain . d ~~t.h the enrollment in colleges and universities steadily bechnmg, it is necessary that even more alumni cooperation llle forthcoming in helping the undergraduate chapters secure in en for its ranks. If you know of any one suitable for pledgIt~ P~ Kappa Phi that is planning to attend t.he University d lltnms, we would apprectate it very much tf you would a line to Dick Motz, Rushing Chairman, 804 Mapleton ve., Oak Park, Illinois. JACK THOMPSON, Historian.










Omega Shifts into High Gear h Purdue University has gone on an accelerated system, as isave ":JOSt of the colleges in the U. S., and therefore Omega Sc staymg open a ll of the time. Because of the speeded up lhhedule rushing has really been stepping right along. At r ': Present time we have eighteen pledges. There are ten ~~tng in the house and going to school this summer and there 1 \ .11. be eight back in the fall. We introduce them to you: sYtlham Kolacek, Glen Ellyn, III., Bill Couthard and Phillip W~ler, Indianapolis, Ind.; Bill Conant, Harvey, Ill.; Frank Jt·tse, Canton, Ohio;. Tom .Brown, .Ft. Wayne, Ind.; Jim Gtng, Buchanan , Mtch.; Dtck Rydm, Morgan Park, Ill.; '!'~afton Houston, Green Bay, Wise.; Howard Van Valkenberg, d tnnley ~ark, Ill.; SJ?rague Chapin, Wi!mette, Ill.; Jim SudJUth, Mtlwaukee, Wtsc.; John Makeptece, Sanford, . C.; C~·ry Holman, Valley Stream, N. Y.; and Les Millholin, tcago, Ill. liiR.. B. Carson, Cleveland, Ohio; Paul Greenfield, Decatur, \V.; Dave Simpson, Homewood, Ill.; and Karl Dettling, Ft. 3 Yne, Ind., were initiated _this spring. a Spring elections named the followin11; officers: Dick Young, F'~hhon; Bill Swager, treasurer; Hy Bennett, secretary; Paul 1 c e, historian; Bob Honer, warden; and Chuck Harris, hapiain. The head of the rushing committee is Jim C leve land.




Pi Kappa Phi has had a good following in campus activities. Brother Murrill is president of the A. I. Ch. E., Brother Swager is president of the Catalyst club, and Brother Badger is one of the junior editors on the sta ff of our year book, the Debris. The actives are not alone in activities for there are many pledges out for the yearbook sta ff, Playshop and many other activities. Omega had two representatives in the Glee Club that took second place in the Fred Waring College Glee Club Contest. AI R eyno lds is the top-ranking junior in the Purdue All-American band and Bill Kolacek is to be the new Drum Major this fall when the football season gets under way. Omega has been contributing her men as well as any other group to the defense of the nation. Of the twelve seniors that graduated from this chapter on May 3rd, seven are now in the armed forces; Lieut. Jack Jones, Army Air Corps; Lieut. George Hussey, Field Artillery; Ensigns Masline, Vogt and Hoppe; Don Adams, Naval Air Cadet; and Ted Anderson, Quartermaster Corps lieutenant. Brothers Lennon , Raney, Shedrick and Branner are all working for large chemical companies on defense orders. The new head coach of Purdue University is Brother Elmer Burnham, Omega . With the material on hand we expect a good showing this year on the gridiron and we are all backing him up. Omega has had a very good year socia lly and scholastically and we are doing everything in our power to make an even better record. ALEXANDER LAIRD,

Public Relati011S.

Florida Moves Ahead

Alpha Epsilon colors flew high during a military ball weekend that brought three dances with Sunny Durham and his orchestra. The house looked almost like a sorority house with Pi Kapps and their dates enjoying a picnic and an early breakfast. Military ball week-end is known as the largest social function at the University. Our last socia l of the year, Spring Frolics, saw Alpha Epsilon as host for a tea dance, picnic and an early breakfast . Everyone reporting had a wonderful time . The newly elected officers for the coming semester of the 42-43 are: Bob Cummings, archon; Bill Neal, treasurer; Jack Carpenter, secretary; Alva (Bud) Anthony, historian; Hiram Tribble, chaplain; Stuart Lofberg, warden; and Morris Goodwin, steward. The chapter recently indu cted six men into Pi Kappa Phi. They are: Bob Gangl, Akron, Ohio; James Wilson Shaw, Mount Dora; Tecl Camp and Gregory Camp, Ormond Beach; James Peacock, Blountstown; and Cecil Costin. Mother's Day was a celebrated day at Alpha Epsilon. Most of our mothers were present. All attended church that morning and then returned to the hou se for a special dinner. Mothers were welcomed by Archon Bob Cummings, and Mrs. Carpenter most graciously responded for them . Charles Parker acted as toastmaster. Several selections of Pi Kapp songs were sung by a sextet consisting of Brothers T y lander, Tribble, Parker, Goodwin, McDonald, and Force. Rev. Sterling made a short talk about Mothers. To conclude the program, Henry Freeman presented each Mother with a necklace bearing the Pi Kapp crest upon it. The chapter house is open this summer for many of the brothers are attending summer school. Many activities have been planned for the summer term, and there will be a great interest taken in rushing. Alpha Epsilon is proud of her members serving Uncle Sam. This year we gave him eleven good men for his armed force s. Brothers Cox, Mundhcnk, White, Force, and Wicker received their commissions as second lieutenants at graduation. Other brothers already in the service include Frank Maloney , Bill Papy, Charles Parker, R. C. Edwards, Fred Devant, Jim McDonald, and Charles Pearce. We all feel that Uncle Sam, with the aid of these good brothers, will be able to slap the Axis just that much harder. B uD A:\'THONY, Historian.


New House For Alpha Delta

Biggest news around Alpha Delta de:~ls with our change of chapter houses. The present location on 22nd Avenue is being forsaken for a larger and much better situated house on 16th Avenue in the midst of Greek Row. Optimism is high around the chapter over the opportunities that the new house affords. New brothers Wayne Snider, Howard Forbes and Bob Tripodi are sti ll talking about their initiation on May 24th. Snider amazed everyone with the rapidity in which he planted his pin. Receiving it Sunday morning, he showed up two hours later at the dinner held for the initiates to announce its transfer to the light of his life. Big Paul Macy, 106 pound human dynamo, made it around the dinner table

Top: New initiates. Left to right: Bob Tripodi, Howard Forbes, Wayne Snider.

ing received their commissions as second lieutenants June 13 and immediately reported for active duty. . A heavy rushing program has been mapped out for thiS summer and the coming school year. The rushing chairman will appreciate any names that the alumni send in. TheY should be aauressed to him at 513, 13th St., S. E., PuyallUP• Wash. CLIFFORD MERRIOTT, Historiatl.

Alpha Zeta Active Realizing the need of maintaining chapter strength at itS fullest during the war years, Alpha Zeta added several n.ew names to the roll of white diamond wearers during spriO~ term, bringing the list of affiliated men on the campus to 4ed at the end of the year. Ten new members have been add. to Pi Kappa Phi ranks during the past year. These are Jun Monahan, Lloyd Phillips, Leroy Porter, Gilbert ThotnP5011 and Jack Riley, Portland; Dick Stack, Marshfield; RoY Malo, Sheridan; Bob Butte, Albany; Evan Tabbert, Somers; Wise., and Russ Hupe, Auburn, Calif. Male enrollmen.t. an Oregon State has already dropped greatly and compet.JtiO among fraternities for good men is rapidly increasing. ch Methods of improving rushing and pledge training te • niques were discussed at the annual conclave of Alpha Delta and Alpha Zeta chapters here in February. The conc! resulted in an optimistic outlook toward the future activit!es of both chapters. There was splendid cooperation and diScussion from a large representation of Alpha Deltans and a number of alumni. The interior of the chapter house was repainted in t~rne for the annual spring formal, April 25, and further IITI' provements in a decorative way include the addition of the a ll-school volleyball trophy to our mantel and a large, bea u· tifully made pennant from Mu chapter which now graces t11e dining roo!ll as a result .of our Rose Bowl .bet. New off1cers elected th1s term are Bob Pazma, archon; car1 Davis, manager; Gordon Fluke, assistant manager; Jim ~an: dall, secretary; Ed Goman, warden; Lloyd Phillips, historian• and Noel Flynn, chaplain. Roy Porter, freshman in engineering, bas been elected trea~­ urer of the sophomore class for next year. Noel Flynn IS pres~dent of Kappa Psi, pharmacy honorary, and Leroy ner and Ed Go man have been initiated into the agriculture. an band honoraries, respectively. Dick Ross is to be business manager of the Barometer, 0 . S. C. daily. . Six seniors were lost to the house through graduatiOn, and at least 15 more members and pledges will not .be back next year due to calls of the armed services and 111 ' dustry, but with summer rushing plans well under way, th~ future holds favorable promise for Alpha Zeta of Pi Kappa Phi· Rushing chairman is Don Mason, Route 4, Box 1267, Port· land, Oregon. LLOYD PHILLIPS, Historiatl.


Bottom : Brothers sunning themselves after dinner in honor of new initiates. Left to right, back row: Howard Forbes, Wayne Snider, Hilden Pryde, Don Distad, Bob Tripodi, and Bob Champ. Front row: Harold Jacobsen, Ray Schenk, and Cliff Merriott. in sixty seconds flat June 5, as he announced his engagement. Brother Clint Shaffer and Ed Wartel!e joined the ranks of the benedicts in June, helping that month uphold its claim as the month of brides (and grooms). Spring quarter saw the pledging of four new men, Ed Farley, Herb Hansen, Paul Steffanus, and Jim Chambers. These four fellows will be taking part in the house activities next fall . Don Distad was recently elected archon for next school year. Don succeeds Hilden Pryde in the archon's chair. Other officers elected were Harold Jacobsen, treasurer; Howard Forbes, secretary; Paul Macy, historian; Hilden Pryde, chaplain; and Wayne Snider, warden. Cliff Merriott was appointed rushing chairman for the summer and fall. Bob Champ will continue in his capacity as social chairman. Brothers Ted Laine and Russ Schley departed for our country's service during the school year, entering tbe army and navy respectively. Seniors Bob Wartelle and Bob Hotell24

Alpha Iota on Twelve Month Schedule Alpha Iota chapter elected "the following officers to ~rv: the next two quarters ending December first: Bob GuiilEJ archon; Elmer Weldon, treasurer; Blll Couch, secretary; Jernigan, historian; Warren Williams, chaplain; Charles Mor· gan, warden; and Glen Crim, house manager. Since Alabama Poly decided to change to the quarter systeiTI• we decided to keep the house open twelve months of the yea;We had a very successful rush week, June 8 through June l · The chapter recently initiated three new men into Pi KaPPa Phi. The new brothers are Jim Kelley, Monroeville; Arthur Plan, and Everett Daily of Birmingham. Outstandjng Pi Kapps on the Auburn campus are JimmJ Lee Butt, pre-sident of the Student Body, Scabbard and Blad ' Alpha Zeta, 0. D. K., Pi Tau Chi, and Spades; Will Gregor">:• co-op representative to the Executive Cabinet, Tau Beta thpl, Briarian, and Chi Epsilon; Jim Morgan, chairman of .~ Social Committee; Bob Gullot, Tau Kappa Alpha; "Bubber Weldon, Delta Sigma Pi; and David Buck, Briarian. ·s A miracle was performed by a Pi Kapp when Junior Morrl Allen passed freshmaru English last semester. Alpha Iota formed a brother-sister relationship with the THE






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Accounts of Alpha Mu

lh efore the arrival of the new freshmen , Alpha Mu opened so~h new summer semester by pledging three men from the Rah ornore class; Bob Houser, Altoona, Pa ., Ted Friend , Of way,_ N.J., and Joe Riden, Littletown, Pa . The prospects no Plcdgtng new freshmen look encouraging as the chapter is ; at the height of its intensive rushing week. archhe recently elected officers include Joseph R. Quickel, tary ?n i Pa lmer L . Davis, treasurer ; Edward F . Jones, secrelain .' W~!~er C. Gwinner, historian; Harry Ashbaugh, chapcat ' Wt!ham Heim, warden; and Donald H . Denholm , erer. th!'i Kappa Phi retained its high scholastic standing during Sch Past. semester. Brother Jim Dager won the freshman in ~~.rshtp cup in addition to his recognition for membership hon 1 Eta Sigma , national freshman honorary soc:cty. Other· B! ors go to Ed Jones who was elected to membership in Be Key, an honora ry leadership society. to . rather Dick Grimes, past archon, was chosen as salutaRr~Ian ~f hi s class. Among th e others who have left by the Bo~Uaho n route are: Harry Renner, Frank Ly te, Bob Struck, als ~atkins, Dick Huntzinger, and Johnney Ressler. We Who mtss Dick Gundrum , Chick Masser, and Emerson Sortore th 0 Nhave all left for training in the air corps branch of ava l Reserve at Chapel Hill, N. C. 'le he recent marriage of Dick Grimes to Miss Caroline Whrger. was attended by many of the pledges and brothers Bob atded in giving the groom his appropriate farewell party. tna .Bush has also taken the matrimonial path by his recent rnagc to Miss Frances· Reist. WALTER C. GWINNER, Historian.

The initiation of ten new men climaxed a period of intensive pledge training. The new brothers are W . John Guilli ford , H arry Heaps, Way ne Moyer, Robert Birdsa ll, Robert Gravdahl, Robert Ba ldwin , Thomas LaRoe, Wayne Gerson, Ralph Thomas, and Robert Lake. Alpha Upsi lon will again be well represented in undergraduate activities. G: orge James was elected presid ent of J ack Richter ha s been elected M en's Student Council. president of the Men's Athletic Association and captain of Scabba rd and B:ade. Dick Miller received a $250 scholarship for the highest average in hi s class. Gilbert S. M erritt and Glenn Kennedy were awarded sabers for conspicuous merit in military training. John Hall accepted a hid in the Drexel Bourse, an honorary fraternity in the school of business administration. Alpha Upsilon won the Interfraternity Scholarship Cup with a scho lastic average of 80.74, th e highest ever attained by any Drexel frat~nity. RAYMOND






Alpha Xi Notes

to A~ a recent election the following Pi Kapps were chosen ar cad the Alpha Xi chapter at Poly : Charles Bunker, S~~on i Stan Madsen, treasurer; Ruddy Fenn, secretary; John 1 ·• ey_. historian ; John Carlson, warden; Nick Cavagnaro, "'aPlam. M'I'he chapter has lost two fine Brothers this yea r. Chester E a~forth received his degree for Bachelor of Aeronautical b ngmeering. Chet is an ensign in the Naval Reserve and ha s Wen o.rdered by the Navy to further his studies at M . I . T . h· e Wtsh him all the best and will keep in contact with Elm. The second brother to depart was secretary Dick Wyler. af~e~ since Dick pledged he was prominent in fraternal b atrs. He has gone to Salisbury, Md ., where his parents ought a farm . Best of luck, Dick! g Charley Bunker, our new archon, continues the way of all hood Pi Kapps by capturing more scholastic honors. He has leeen attending many banquets, receiving keys for his excel111. Work in chemistry. SPeLtke many colleges throughout our nation. Poly ha s )(j eded up its academic program and this is affecting Alpha So · Most of the brothers are attending the summer session ar as _to advance the date of their graduations. Meetinl(S p ~ hemg held and, with the aid of the alumni, everything 01 11ls toward a successful rushing season in th e fall. JoHN



Arabian Nightmare !\]Spring term at Drexel brought the "Arabian Nightmare," RiDha_ Upsi lon's annual musical revue. Directed by Ernie sh nehtrner, assisted by every brother and every pledge, the ruf":' came from meager beginners to become the most success~~ recent years. at Spnng week-end was a gay occasion. A formal dance an a suburban country club on Friday, dinner at the house and a barn pa rty on Saturday afternoon, kept the brothers b ~ their dates in a continuous whirl. Alumni Brothers John etmler and Art Tucker .joined in the fun .





Top: Sweetheart of Pi Kappa Phi. Miss Jean Yerkes. Middle: "Arabian Nightmare." George James, Bill Jaus, Harry Macmillan. Bottom: John Bodkin in an Apache Dance.


Epsilon Cops Honors The past year was a very successful one for Epsilon Chapter. During the year eight new men were initiated ; and we have six pledges to be initiated next fall. The Chapter entertained its many guests and alumni on the first week-end in May with its annual Spring Dance. Sponsors for the event were the dates of the seniors. Among th e many special guests were James Bisanar, Grover Fowler, and Robert Cline from Hickory. In the Spring elections, we obtained the following offices on the campus: President of the Senior Class, Brother Parrigin; Editor of the Annual, Brother Murray; three members on the Student Council, Brothers Parrigin , Bumbarger, and Wayman; Cheer Leader, Brother Wayman; Captain Track Team, Brother Parks; Co-Captain Basketball Team, Brother Wayman; Business M anager of the Magazine, Brother Eve; Captain of the Rifle Team, Brother Gowdy; Manager of the Tennis Team, Brother Parrigi n ; Manager of the Baseball Team, Brother McCrea; and the President of Eta Sigma Phi , Brother Parks. We feel that we have been very successful in the elections, and therefore are trying to get a very good freshman class next yea r ; so that we may maintain a goo d standing on the Davidso n ca mpu s. At th e next to the last mee ting of the yea r the followin g officers were elected to serve for the fall term : Arcbon, Jack Wayman; Treasurer, Erskine Parks; Secretary, Tommy Bumbarger; Chaplain, John M cCrea; Historian, Price Lineberger; Warden, Ed Murray. Our represe ntative on the Pan-Hellenic Council for next year will be Calhoun Hipp. We would like to urge all of the alumni to be on the lookout for good men entering Davidso n next fall. More than ever before Epsilon needs your help. If yo u know of a good man , send his name on to our Ru shing Chairman, Calhoun Hipp, Box 660, Greenville, S. C. H elp us make Epsilon a better chapter in Pi Kappa Phi! H . PRICE LINEBERGER, HistOI'ian.

Lambda Pledges 19 June Freshmen The first summer rush week at the University of Georgia was very successful for Lambda Chapter. Second on the campus in number of new pledges, Lambda is very proud to introduce the following: Pledges Gus Letcbas, Thomasville; William Hosch, Decatur; Jack Pounds, Atlanta; Howard Postero, Athens; Reynolds Dillard, Washington; George Dicus, Scottsboro, Ala. ; Billy Miller, Lake City, Fla .; Stuart McGarity, Athens; Bob Wilson, Thomson; Jim Peterson, Soperton; Ernest Crowley, Albany ; Claude Williams, Gainesville; Pat Summerour, Washington ; John Drake, Donaldsville; Billy Smitl) and Russell Williams, Bessemer, Ala.; Lafayette King Macon · Albert Westmoreland, Jefferson and Frank Platt: Opelik;, Ala. Rush week included a house dance, picnic, banquet and breakfas.t. Co-rush Chairmen were Brothers Brooke Pierce and Lmton Crawford. New Officers for the Summer and Fall are: Selby Benton , archon; Wilbert Clower, treasurer; Ashton Boynton , secretary; Linton Crawford, historian ; Gordon Trulock, chaplain; Brooke Pierce, warden. Lambda is sending many brothers to the service of Uncle Sam. George Edwards of Athens is on h's way to action. Robert Loyd is at Colorado Springs, Colo. Lt. Cliff Kimsey, alternate captain of the Orange Bowl Champions of 1942, writes from Fort Benning that he is in a company with over 50 graduates of West Point. Brother Green Keltner, also a Second Lieutenant, is in the service as is Brother Clarence Vaughn. Lieut. J . T . Bradbury will leave soon for Cheyenne, Wyoming. Brother John Head is with the army engineers at Camp Edwards, Mass. Brother Woodfin Purcell received his commission as Ensign in the Navy at Northwestern Uni versity in M ay and Brother Arnold Stark is at Columbia University preparing for a Navy commission. Brother Eu ~e n e Petty and Pledge Bill Hosch are signed up in Class-V-7 of the Navy. Brother Ashton Boynton is in the Army Air Corps. Not only are we sending our men to the services but we have started a victory garden which is already producing for the table. Lambda is on the march!


Speaking of marching, the path up to the altar has bef~ worn smooth by the brothers and there is no sign of a . ec up- they are still going. Lt. Green Keltner met Miss Ela'"e Daniels of Morrow only a few weeks ago. Brother Clarencd Vaughn ha s beaten down the path. Brother Linton Crawfor and Gloria Schwager pulled the wool over our eyes by keeP; ing their marriage a secret for over two month s. Broth~n John Head and Miss Jacqueline Murphy plan a wed din~/ . August and Brother J ames Wilso n will soo n meet IS' Ruth Smith before the minister. . d Lambda's first summer so ftball team has been organize · Pledge William Hosch has been chosen manager of the .tearll· Prospects seem bright. The first game resulted in a victorY over SAE--champions in the sp ring quarter. During the spring quarter Lambda initiated two new merllf hers: Wilbert Clower, of Douglas; and Gordon Trulock 0 Whigham. Brother Red Barnett formerly of Howard College, Birr!l~ ingham, Ala., and Jimmy Pea rlso n, University of Sout~e~t California, Los Angeles now with the U. S. Navy Pre-Fhg 1 School at Georgia are making their homes with us. Severns Pi Kapps who have been in the U. S. Army Signal C?rp Radio School in Athens have visited us from time to tJ!llC· EUGENE P ETTY, Historia/1 .

Tau on the Beam Spring term found North Carolina State stripped for actid~ and ready to begin operations under the new Offense spec 11 Up Program . Plans had already been completed so that_ ~ 0 new men, who were to go into industry or directly 111 th e armed forces, wou ld graduate May 8, one month ear~ The co llege now operates on a system whereby men can 1 graduated in three years, thus speeding along the fulfillmefy of our ambitions to "Slap the Japs." Among the eari!l graduates were: "Bud" Ketchum , Gregg Gibbs, and B ~~ ·l Upon leaving school "Bud" took up his duties as cbem'cae engineer in an aluminum plant in Badin, N . C. On Ju!J_ 5 be wa s married to Jeannette Bush of Raleigh and Wid mington, N. C. Before their marriage, Jeannette was aroun _ at the house so frequently that she seemed as much a merll her as "Bud." Gregg Gibbs will join his brother H . S., also of Tau, in armed force s of the country. Gregg will go to the Arr!l Air Corps, Randolph Field, Texas. he Bill Quickel leaves college to help the Navy "Slap 1 Japs." Bill holds a Naval Reserve commission. al Tau bas recently been on the beam. Since the forr!lrs initiation on April 12 , the roll boasts eight new membc All of the new members have proven that their greatesr pleasure .lies in helping to make Tau a bigger and bett,~. chapter. The fo llowing were given the title "Broth.r r: Ause Harvey of Lincolnton, N. C., Cham Laughlin of ; ,, bora, N. C., younger brother of former archon "Bud Yf Laughlin, Ward Bushee of Springfield, Mass., Bob Hyers W Morristown, N. J ., Harold Jordan of Charlotte, N. C., d L. "Mutt" Gilbert, Jr., of Statesville, N. C. , Nei l C. Alfor of.ARaleigh, N. C., and Ed Troy of Wilmington, N. C. hC Elections in April brought in a new crew to manage t el chapter as follows: Charles M . Setzer, Jr., archon; Lem ~cr H . Cannon, treasurer; Owen R. Jones, secretary; W,a C L. Gilbert, historian; Harold K . Jord an, chaplain; Netl : Alford , warden; Harold K . Jordan, house- manager; repres~ 11r tatives to th e In :er-fraternity Counci l, Jim Morgan, se111° ' and Owen R. Jones, junior. . 0 During the past term many new improvements have bc~e made or ~tarted . One of the most commendable of t~Id undertakings was the chapter newspaper Th e Blue ShzJe.~ The paper was the direct result of the hard work of Morgan and Ward Bushee, both of Technician fame. ftt and Ward did a wonderfu l job on this project. Tile B 1 1 Shield will be published once a term, according to pres("r 0 plans. This paper should prove an excellent medium keeping the alumni in contact with the chapter. 'lc Another commendable project is the Permanent Alumni FI : started also by Brother Bushee. The file will carry the corll











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Plete a d . up-to-date progress record of all chapter alumm, 0 th n at at any time in the future we will be able to find gra~r~ ~rother So-and-So is and what he is doing. ConF u allons to you Ward! of or some time there has been a decided need for a set han~hapter By-Laws. This undertaking has fall en into th e We 5 of Archon Setzer and "Mutt" Gilbert. Incidentally as Wou!d appreciate a copy of By-Laws from any chapters Ra g~•de in making ours. sib/shmg and pledge activities have been made the responas ••ty. of a membership committee with Brother Gilbert in Jha•rman. Since new students now come into the school ava'1Iune, much of our usual rushing and contact tim e is not to able. Through alumni and activities we have been able iet a large number of excellent ru shees. Pasthe chapter has enjoyed many socia l fea tures during the ha t~ rm . The highlight of the season was one of the fin est _ndes ever had. Finals found the entire chapter busy ne\a nmg up the house and grounds. The house looked like v and the grounds like a different place after everyone Wh


had finished. Even the front of the house was scrubbed with soap and water by Lem and "Mutt." Believe me, a fin e time was had by all during the dances. Rushing since the initiation has netted us three outstanding pledges. They are: Ed Padgett of Raleigh, and WinstonSalem, N. C., Bud Bristol of East Orange, N. ]., and Billy Blow of New Bern , N. C. This summ er's work will add several more to the pledge class. A few boys have just to sign the cards when they return to school. Our chapter house will be full this summer, and all in all, I think we are going to like operating in this season . This summer finds Roy Coggin in the army helping to keep the Air Corps intact. Ward Bushee will spend the summer at Nantucket Island, Mass., at a beach resort. We all wish we were in his shoes. Some people have all the luck! · Tau wishes each of yo u success in the coming month s, whatever yo u are doing--on the farm , in the office, in the factory, or in the defense of our beloved Country. W Ar.TER L. GILBERT, }R., Historim1.



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Founders SIMON FOGARTY, 151 Moultrie St., Charleston, S. C. ANDREW ALEXANDER KROEG, deceased . LAWRENCE HARRY MIXSON, 217 East Bay St., Charleston, S. C. National Council NATIONAL PRESIDENT- William J. Berr y, 224 St. Johns Pl., Brooklyn, N.Y. NATIONAL TREASURER- G. Bemard Helmrich, 26590 Dundee Rd., Royal Oak, Mich. NATIONAL SECRETARY- Karl M. Gibbon, Room 2100, 11 S. LaSalle St., Chicago, Ill. NATIONAL HISTORIAN- W . Rob e rt Amick, 333 Vine St., West LaFayette, Ind. NATIONAL CHANCELLO&--Theron A. Houser, St. Matthews, S. C. Central Office JOHN H . McCANN, Executive Secret a ry, 702 Grace-American Bldg., Richmond , Va. RICHARD L. YOUNG, Editor, THE STAR AND LAMP, 2021 Ashland Ave., Charlotte. N . C. District Archons DISTRICT ! - Frank J. McMullen, 6876th St., Brooklyn, N. Y. DISTRICT 2- Alec N. Thomson, R. F. D., Stuart's Draft, Va. DISTRICT 3- Unassigned. DISTRICT 4-H erm a n N . Hipp, Box 660, Greenville, S. C. DISTRICT 5- Unassigned. DISTRICT 6-W. Amory Underhill. Fish Bldg., De Land, Fla. DISTRICT 7- Unassign ed. DISTRICT 8- Devereux D. Rice, Johnson City, Tenn. DISTRICT 9- Unassigned. DISTRICT 10- G. Ronald Heath, W ell s Hall, East Lan sing, Mich . DISTRICT 11- Charl es R. Lowe, 4641 Prince Ave., Downers Grove, Ill. DISTRICT 14- Wayne C. Jackson, 4109 11th S t. Place, Des Moines, Iowa. DISTRICT 16-Unassigned. DISTRICT 18-Unassigned. DISTRICT 19- Victori a n Sivertz, 483:3 Purdu e Ave., Se attl e, W ash . DISTRICT 20- Unassigned . DISTRICT 21- Robert S . Hanson, 445 Gainesboro Rd., Drexel Hill, Pa . Standing Committees Sell o/arship

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Eudowment Fund John D. Carroll, Chairman, Lexington, S . C. Raymond Orteig, Jr., Secretary, 6l W. 9th St., New York City. Henry G. Harper, Jr., 315 McCa : t y Drive, Beverly Hills, Calif. Roy J . Heffner, 32 Washington Ave., Morristown, N. J. A I'Chitectu re James Fogarty, Chairman, 8 Court House Square, Cha l'leston, S. C. Edward J . Squire, 68 E . 19th, Brooklyn, N.Y. Clyde C. Pearson, c/o State Department of EJucation, Montgomery, Ala. John 0 . Blair, Hotel Eddystone, Detroit, Mich. M. Gonza les, Quevedo, Chavez No.3!'l. San Luis, Oriente. Cuba .

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W. Robert Amick, National Historian, Chairman. Councillors-at -Ia rge A. H. Bo! land, T1 ust Bldg., Durham, N.C. Pacific Southwest - W. D. Wond, Robles del Rio Lodge, Monter<'y County, Calif. Undergraduate Chapters Alabama (Omicron) University, Ala . Alabama Polytechnic (Alpha Iotu) Aubu rn, Ala . Brooklyn Polytechnic (Alpha Xi) 33 Sidney Pl., Brooklyn, N . Y. California (Gamma) 2727 Channing Way, Berkeley, Calif. Charleston (Alpha) College of Charleston, Chadeston, S. C. Davidson (Epsilon) Davidson, N. C. Drexel (Alpha Upsilon) 3401 Powelton Ave., Philadelphia, Pa . Duke (Mu) Box 4682, Duke Station, Du rham, N. C. Florida (A !ph a Epsilon) 1469 W. University Ave., Gainesville, Fla. Furman (Delta) 7 Harris St., Greenville, S. C. Georgia (Lnmbda) 599 Prince Ave., Athens , Ga. Georgia Tech (Iota) 743 W. Peachtree, Atlanta , Ga. Howard (Alpha Eta) Howard College, Birmingham, Ala. Illinois (Upsilon) 1105 S. First St., Champnign, Ill. Illinois Tech (Alpha Phi) 3337 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, Ill. Iowa State (Alpha Omicron) 407 Welch Ave., Ames, Iowa. Michigan State (Alpha Theta) 803 E. Grand River, East Lansing, Mich. N. C. State (Tau) 1720 Hillsboro Rd., Raleigh, N.C. Oglethorpe (Pi) Oglethorpe University, Ga. Oregon State (Alpha Zeta) Corvallis, Ore.

Penn State (Alpha Mu) State College• Pa. C Presbyt~rian (3cta ~ Clinton, S. t 'gt. Purdue (Omega) 330 N. Gran West Lafayette, Ind. pt., 1 Rensselaer (Alpha Tau) 4 Park 1 Troy, N.Y. W Roanoke (Xi) 327 High St., Salen\ ~ ~ South Carolina (Sigma) Tene!l'leg C Box 593 , U. of S. C., Columbl~• 'pe Stetson (Chi) Stetson UniversitY• Land, Fla . west Tennessee (Alpha Sigma) 1541 Cumbel'land, Knoxville, Tenn. 20 ,; Washington (Alpha Delta) 4632 2 Ave., N. E ., Seattle, Wash. . gWashington and Lee (Rho) Washln ton St., Lexington, Va. !{nil· Wofford (Zeta) 203 Carlisle S C Wofford College, Spartanburg, · Alumni Chapters 51,t•


Ames, Jown- J. R . Sage, Regis trar, Jown College. Atlanta , Ga.-S ecretary- unass ign ed. 5111 it~ Bir mingham, Ala. -Archon, H enrY s. Jr. , 820 N. 3ht St. J-lolt• 11· Charleston, S. C.- Secretary, Earl IJ, 651 King St. vidl"~ Charlotte, N. C. -Secretary, Don 08 225 S. Church St. 13 ,...,~ Chattanooga, Tenn.-Archon, Scott :N. 719 Walnut St.. Chattanooga,. Tenn ·..,.t sol Chicago, 111. -Arc hon, George Wickho ' Lake St.. Oak Park , Ill. ed Cleveland. Ohio- Secretary- unassignfl Jd Jf· Columbia, S. C.- Archon, F. G. Swaf e ' 1222 Sumter St., Columbia, s. c. verdetf• Columbus-Ft. Benning, Ga.- H . M. 2009 Wildwood Dr .. Columbus, Gn. d ou~· Detroit, Mich. -Secretnry, William F . ,,. away. 10410 E . Jefferson . ,n,o01 Florence, S . C.- Secretary, J . J. C1e piiiiol· 710 Florence Trust Bhr. Greenville, S. C .. Secretnry- H e nwood ham, 18 E. Earl St. !Jro••· Ithaca, N. Y. -Secretary, J. Stillwell ~ ( 1002 Cliff St. 0 ee Jacksonville, Fla.- Secretary - Lnwre Walrath, Box 425 . !Jo~~'l" Knoxville. Tenn .-Secretary, E . M· 2825 Linden Ave. g Jt· Leesburg, Fln. -Secretary, A. S. Herlo 0 · 1 Shore Acres. . er 11 Lehigh Valley- Secretary, Jnhn Koes ' • W. Douglas St., Rending, Pu. 18'' Miami. Fln. -Secretary, Wm. n . nomn 0 ' Congress Bldg. D <111 Montgomery, Aln . -Secre tary - Reirl 11 101 Alabama Ave. 1es N ew York, N. Y.- Secre t a r y. Ch 818 rd•'·' Behringer, 8344 L efferts Blvd ., KeW G N. Y. B Jjlol' Philadelphia, Pa.- Secretnry- Melvin b · J'S · J. acre, 909 Edgewood Rd .. Upper oar Yj. 1no1 Pittsburgh, Pn.- Secretary- Keith V. 95 Grant Ave., Etno, Pa. ·ak111'0 P ortland. Ore.- Secretary - Phil Br• 414 N. Overlook Blvd. or<'' Raleigh, N. C.- Secretary. Garland Q. . 611 McCnllock St .. Raleigh . N . C. o V' R oa nok e, Vn.- Edwo o·d S . J ar r ott. 11 ' Road. 13,#' Son Frnnci•co, Cni.- Seco·etnry, Fred Box 17. Alamo. Calif. :t~ei!O"' Seattle, Wns h.- Secretory- John M. ol 5742, 35th N. E. 11 I St. L ouis. Mo.- Archon- E. E . E ze ' _.~ Olive S't. \'{cf." St. Matthews. S. C. -Secretary, John J.,. f side. 'JJ'nffl Wn~hington, D. C. - Secretory-W:s~iP~ Somms, 1735 Eye St. , N . W., W D. C. ,








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