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Soph Hop to Be !Basketb~ll Curtai~=Riser Ends In . IInterfra!ernity i R.I. Win Over New Bedford, 49-26! Councd.Shows A Snappy Party From All Reports '"Rhody" Easily Overcomes Opposition; Interest Lags in One-Sided I . Marked ProgreSS Contest; Haire, Playing First Varsity Game, Is High Scorer Jn eve.Iopment. -s m . _N ____ew' F rat erm·t·y ~'Pep" Borden In Charge Qf Affair; Big Time Expected By

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Minutes .Qf . th e s.~ond meeting oi committee eleet.ed by the temporary form of the Interfratern it y ! Council. i The second me.eting of this committee was called to o rder by chair man. R ev . M r . Beardsley, Wednesd ay, Nov. 18 , 1925, at 4:.30 p . m. in the Board Hoom. The first bJJs in ess of this ·meeting was th e r eport by eacl:t d e legate on t~e att1tu ~e tak e11 . (m cer ta1~ ques tl ons by his respectiVe fratermty. [ The · motion was made and secondI ed t h at the name of t h is new or -

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t e r the boys got their eyes on th e G o als from fo u ls : Asher 2. H ill 1, I ganization be left "Polygon." This hoop an d proc e eded to drop the b.all Haslam 2, H a ire 2, Jensen, Spec k en . motion was carried . in ft·eque~tly . Haslam co ntributed Hamm et, Carlo s 2. Hawthor n e ,. ?<I ul·The m otion was made and sec ond his share in this quaJ;ter, unt il h e Ia rkey , Sc hofiel d . !' eel t h at the business of the Polygon wrenc hed his knee and h ad to be car Time: Fom· 10-minute perio d s. , be non-secretive . Motion carried. ried off the floor , Sp.ecke n going. in 1 . Hefet·ee: -Ho "·ard . Timekeeper- ~ Th e motion was made and seco nd ed rigl1t gO.at' d. A:Sller- shifte d to c erh1 Lang'\\•(5-i"tfi ~-:-· ·¥ co:rei- =\V h"Elia:rr-- --• tflat c...' a :..::- o!lst-it.uti01"lal -c~mn:rittee _o f -----_--------- - ---- - - - -·-·--·----.- -- ------ -- -- -··-- I t hree be e le c ted. Motio n canied.

Mr. Bo rden a s chairman of th e committee w ill have the following assistants to carry out in person the v a rious deta ils of th e danc e : Music-Lo u is J . Spekin. Coat. Rooms~owe11 H .. Conway~-' , l~avors a nd Programs~Elsie B. Gamelsbach . Refreshments-Antoin ette H ay.

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Gold Keys Are to Be Given to Locals Trounce Cadets, 35-29; Active Members Visitors Show Unexpected Opposition; Blue and White De, 'l'he H. I. State Orchestra, under fense Weakens in Second Half the direction of Prof. ·B l"ow n , is ho ld-

fo llows : Dr. and Mrs . Edwards Miss Alic.e E dwards Mr. a nd Mrs . C. "\Veldon Mr. a nd M r s. F. Keaney Mr, and Mrs. W . vVhelan Mrs: L. Peppard M r. C. Sweetin,g .

i t'lg weel, ly r eh ear sals in Lippitt Hall ever y 'l'hursday . As a resu lt of fa it h f ul pr·actke. the orc h estra h as improved to a great extent, as can be evi denced by the efficient playing of difficu.lt selections e very week at as s emb ly .

Assembly Again Hears a Lecturer From Yale Univ. Provost Henry S. Graves Talks On "Forests and Forestry in America"; Or.c hestra Continues Its Pleasing Music '

assembly was held in Lippitt Hall o n , fi_ftee~ inu~icia· n· s. ·. :.~e . ~n~trum ~nta this d a y and a n unusually interesting , tion I S as follows. S1x vw lms, p Ja n o, progra m was carrie d out. 'cello, base v iol, banjo , co r net, clar-iThe assembly was opened w ith the net, flute , trombone a nd drums. This ~olleg e orch estr a playing a lively cer tai nly . forms the nuc leus o-f a go od march , "Mexican Incorrigibles." This ' orchestra a nd Prof. Brown intends to ~as fo ll owed by a specially prepa r ed : d evel op · several soloists before the

"Industry Evolution And Primitive Art" Lecture Is Given

- - ·---R hode Islan d Sta te d efeated the U . S . Coast G u ard Aca demy o f New L ondo n in th e f a stest ancl best game p layed on th e Li p !)itt floor this year . The final sco r e of the b attle was H. I. State 35, Coast G u ar d Cadets 29. The

At a rece nt meeting of th e orchestra, local q uinte t m et some stiff compe it was voted t o a war d · special go l d tition .in the Cadet b a ll tossers and keys to ti1e activ,e membe r s. These h ~ d to do some snappy playing to k eys w ill be g ive n · at the c lose of the annex the victo r y. year, a nd in .order to b e e lig ib le to 'I'h e game s tarted off wit h .A;sher r eceive a k ey, the candid a tes must be a nd H iP as f o r wards. Haslam center , pyesent a t mos.e of the: ·rehearsals a n d and Jense!l a n d Ha;ire gua~·ds for assemb li es. Any s t udent who· is ab - Rhode Jslan.d . T.he rangy Coast sent from three rehearsals or three Guards d r ew f i r st blood wl:ten F~·e nch ass e mblies will not be elig ibl e to re- ,1 i';ecured th e ball through som.e snap ceive the award. . . PY pass work a n d shot a baskeot. Thi s T h e orch.estra_ is stead~ly incre asing ~ put the C ollegians o n their m ettl e i n size, thet·e bemg now mclud ed over a nd t hey began t o p lay the g-am,e as

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d ay, Dec. 2, w ith a victory over th e The last half ''"as pretty much a New Bedford Textile Schoo l five at repetition of t he first , except that Carlo·we of Textile c a ged a n umber Lippitt Hall. The final score was 49 of baskets whic h c u t do\v n the home to 26 . The home team l ed a l\ the team 's lead a bit . The substitutes way with a good margin, the New got the ir c hanc e in the la s t quarter. Bedfo rd boys never hav ing a look in. The summa ry; H ill a nd Haire wer e the stars for Rh<>de Island :>lew Bedford Testile R hode Is1and , while Hawthorn e a nd Asher If .... ·---·-· ··-·· .. If Huth a·way Carlo we d id th e best work for the Hill rf -·· ·-·· ·-------·--- --r f Carl os Bay Staters. Haslam c -· ----·-- -· ·-- ·- ··- c Hawthor n e In th e first quarter, Rh o d e Isl.a nd Hair·e lg : _, .. ··-·---·------·· lg Mullar k e y was continua lly in th e oppone nt's t e r - J ensen rg .---··'-------···-- __ i·g Schofield ritor y, but had difficulty in finding Goals from t h e floor: AsheP 4, Hill the basket, although they did collect 4, Hathaway 4 , Carlos 4, Haire 5, Haseno.ugh to m ake the game one-sided lam 3, Jensen Bruce 2. Schofield, from th e s t a rt. In th e second q u a~- Def o nso .

"Wait! Wait! I saw the s ig n in 'Aggie.' I'm going t o t liat d ance.'·' "WeH, yo u 've got to step lively. 'l'his Soph . Hop is g oing to b e o n e of the fastest d a nces tha tever excee ded the sp eed la ws of merry Lippitt, for 'P rp ' Bo rden a nd his peppy ass ist ants will tra n sform Lippitt H a ll into a most c h a rming ball ro o m in w hic h gay collegians m ay spe n d an eve ning of p leasure. Th e hall wil l be at tractive ly decora ted a nd lig h ted according to the s n appy id eas of a committee whg hopes t o m ake the affair none other than a of su ccess."·

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Prof. McCurdy of Yale Gives Illustrated Lecture; Assembly Speaker States That Advance• ment in Art and Industry Was Very Slow Th e · last assembly before t he T hanksgiving h olid ays was h eld in L ippitt Hall on Mo nday, Novem ber 22 . This proved to b e one of t h e most interesting assemblies· held t his YE!ftr, with an excep tiona lly fine ·lee-

t ure as the feature . Th.e as.s,embly ope ned with th.e vsual exce lle n t p lay i ng of the college orchestra, . the "P hil o -Senate" march

taug.ht by Cnac h Kea . ney . Bas!{et 11'ollo wed .bas ket and the R. I. score ·, bega n to r.ise. Capt. Hill m ade t he first b asket for the State team, and . t h is was foUowecl by._.Je n:se n shootin g t wo in a row. Some h eady team work was display~ d a nd the ball was

, being the number rendered . . Th..e o.r~ chestra fo llowe d up this se).ect.iolJ. . w ith an e n co.re, " J.iove's Longing/ ' by ; J{l!Jm, w hic h r eceived mucll applause : fro;n th e a udie n ce. · · . . . · : ~ Following this, Prof. ~artwell mad~ i a few rem arks and r ead · some notic·e·s .

selecti.o n , "So uthern Japanese Melo dy ; year is over. ' han dled by H . I. most of t he t im e. in A,'' wl"lioh was well received by the ' The orchestra is at present special- : Hill a n d Jen sen got four b ask ets audience.. ! izi ng on concert and olil el;atic numc : apiece in t his half, while "Red! " H a ire ' I ' Dr. Edwards then opened the . .a s- · bers at the rehearsals, and the musi - , a nd '•'Firpo " Asher each s h ot ·one. sembly exercis es w ith a short address : cian s h ave received m a ny comfilenda - ' For the Coa:st Guards Frenoh did !:1-n.d this .was follo;yed by (hlvotio n al tio n s '' fr.onr experienced· pla yers, who ; most o f the sco r -ing t his half. The ii~~vices. Dr. Edwards ·n.ext introduced 'I h·~ve h ea):d· . the· . o r c nestra . per fo rm . . New Londoners co uld not get t heir (Conti nued o: 1 page 4) (Continued on page ·3')" ·· 1 (Contl·nued on page 3)

the fir·st n otice co ncerned the Phi D elta · society, th e college dramatic club. All stud ents Who desire to. try_ out for Phi Delta were requested secure instru ctions a t the college li~ brary: The next notice annou.n ced ' the beginning of the Varsity D e bating (Continued on Page 3 j

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o n . the court. Th.ey made a fin e impression as they were warming up in pr ep aration for the gam e . A greater c heer, however, went u p when R. I. made its appearance . The s uits worn by the home tea m , c o n cealed under much the blue sweaters, aro used . 'tY m . th e au d lence. ' Published weekly by· the students of c unosl R. I . ·S tate College When t he first blast of the w histle was hea rd , our players threw off their i sweaters, ex posing to v iew the pure Terms of Subscription On e year in advance ---- .. ----- ··-- ....... $2.00 wh ite suits, the e d ges of w hich w .e l·e Single copies _____ __ _.. _.. _________________ ___ _.. .0<5 trimmed w ith' national blue. A t .this Signed sta tements printed when space a murmur of appro bation s pread permits. Responsibility for same not through the audien ce. T h e p la yers assumed by the paper. Subscri1bers who do not receive their quicl{ly assum e d their posit ions and paper regu larly are requested fo notiat the. second s h rill of the r efer ee 's fy t~t; ~psiness Manager. wh istle the game was on . The varsity s u rely outclassed their Notice of E'ntry Acceptance for mailing at special visitot·s in playing a s well as in ap v iv id . rate postage provided for in Section _p ear a n ce, the contrast being 1103, Act' of Octo·b er 3, 1917, Author- May they be a s successful in t he Ized Janu:try 13, 1919.

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e qual ability is he of the rarer mental disposition t h a t m akes him sympath ize \"it h the mental att itudes of h is Contributing Editor .• students and that these seeker s Willis J. Snow, '25 knowledge with a realization of th e NEWS STAFF broader a spect s o f life . He is n ot Walter Suita, '27-Athletics tlernice E. Grieves, '27 Intercollegiate provincial i n h is ow n t h inking as r e George H. Alexander, '27~Feature lated to the o ther cou r s es of study Waltf;r S. Gratton, '26-Campus but un derstan d s t h a t th e whole is Martha 0. Sayles, '26-Co-ed a sum of the parts, t h at h is course is NEWS BOARD but one of many w hich a re to b e cor Katherine V. Clark, '26 related as a whole in th e educatio n Mildred L . Thompson, '27 Ethel D. Hay, '27 of t h e individual. He is not a hyp Charles F. Wilcox, '27 ocrite, he a spir es to be unselfish and George H. Glines, '27 Maurice Conn, '28 - men tally active. He m a k es knowledge Benjamin Fine, ' 28 as t he part of the s t u de n ts a sub Lillian Blanding, '28 jective desire--not a n objective in Charles T . Miller, '28 Louis J. Speldn, '28 c lination. He radiates sympa thy fo r humanity; s ets aside any inclination BUSINESS DEPARTMENT to la ziness. S uch is the ideal teacher. Russell A. :mckoff, '27, Advertising T he driver is a fai l ure . H e at Kenneth Earle, '28-Subscription Robert M. Asdikian, '28-Circulation tempts t o accomplis h his purp ose. in Samuel Engdahl, '28 t eac hing b y in tellectual b u llyin g opin J oseph Ayre, '28 ionated a ssertions a nd a general re turn to the mediaeval attitude of the Russel A. Eckloff, ' 27

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·------------.:.....----"-' A t Dav id son College I ntra-Mural a thl etics p tay a large p a.rt. Among the· n ewest games 'indulged in by t h e studen ts ar e servers' ball, a magnified' vo ll ey ball contest, speed ball and p u sh ball.

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The Outing Club a t W e 11 es1ey C o 1-iege ~lans to include in itR winter· activities sleighing parties, treasurehunts, snow sh oeing hikes. Inter-class. team s are to be organized for ice· hockey, a nd . it is hoped that t here ntay be an Ice Carniv.al, with fancy skating and a n Ice M a squ e Ball. As• the importa nt event of th e seaso n, a \Vinter carnival will be held. Ho use· parties to the mounta ins where winter s ports may b e enjoyed are also· plann ed . In the future it is hoped t hat a log cabin may be built Which cou l d be used by the Ou ting Club for· week-end trips·.

This s ituation is not preva lent in all c ourses but t h ere a re two wh ich come un der m y a ttention: Engineer ing and Business A dm in ist r a tion in the J unior year. In t he case o f b oth cou rses the two {oregoing year s a re confined to elem e ntary wor k. The FJ·esh m an year is a Iner e repetition of the Senior year a t High School. T h e Sophomore year is slightly more di ff ic u lt . But the Juni or year ar r ives and for th e firs t time in t he student' s car eer he learns what real work is. During the first two y e ars many are d is m issed , unable to k eep up -..vith the work. O nly t hose who are capable to co n t in ue r e main . I suggest that the requirem ents of th e fi rst two ye ars be mad e more r igid if the present system of a ssi gn ments is to con tinue, t he n, and t hen only will the s tud ent be able to cope with a reas onable degree of ease with his m o re di'ffi'cult subJ'ects ·

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Por some h a s been f elt ! Io w a . Univers1ty Is trying out a fo r a basketball song. \Ve can do I syst e m whereby stu d e n t s will be· ou r b est s ingin g wh il e c losely assem - I d t d . th f our gra ua e m 1ess an years: bled un der a good r oo f and p r otect e d without carry ing extra. work. Spec ial from the winds of the plai ns. Our classes are provided for those stucheer song is f ootball from__ start _t~ dents who show unusual _ability. fini sh and is th erefore no t used ad -Exchange. visedly . Rhode . Isla nd Bor n and the R u be Son g do very we ll , but w e real Malco lm Stev enso n , managing e d ly n eed m ore than two s o ngs d urin g College ito r of the Tripod, Trinity the h al f. T h e s on g w hich has been paper , h as b een suspended fo r a sung by s m a ll gr o up s at the last t wo m o n th fo r criticising a chapel a d g a mes ap peared in t he B eacon sev- dress of Dean Edward T . Troxnell. eral yea rs ago a n d w a s agai n br ought T he Dean was qu'o t e d a s say in g, "It to light by o n e very much i n t eres t ed is our duty in co llege to disregard in our singin g at R . I. Let's all leal·n the indivi dual a n d tu r n o u t a Trinity it and give it a fair t ria l. The t une is type ."

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H u r rah , Hurrah, w e're playi ng s u re and strong. Show to whom the laurel wreath of victory bel ong, While we are fighting Connecticut. The name of a ny team may b e sub-

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rever e a n .d· ad m ire to 0. ur utmost. Ca-~ pac ities. Oth ers s eem to be incapab le o f c onsiderin g our situation. More thought an d co-operation In th e arrangeme nt of a ssignmen ts, in the light o f what we c a n learn and not what the professor can do is what we are

vVe students of Rhode Island State "CM:arching through Georgia. " This is Station R- I -S-C, K ingsto n , College feel . . . . . are we right? . . . . The words go like th is: Rh ode Island , . broadcasting. Brin g the goo d o ld basketball, P l ease t h at because our parents are taxpay stand b y for a moment. \Ve' ll play another game; ers and t h is is a Sta t e instit utio n t h a t P la y it with a s p irit Hell o, every body. You p r obab ly we are entitl e d to d e liver our opi nT hat d eser ves o u r college name, know t hat la st \:Vednes day, Dec. 2, io ns. P la y it as we've alw ays played it, R hod e Islan d op ened a new sea son in Sp ec ifi cally, this article is fo r the Play it just t h e s ame , college a thletics, namely b asket bal l. purpose of creatin g a t h ought by the Whil e we are fighting C onn ecticut . Now that t h e football seaso11 h a s faculty on w hat is a fail;. amount Of Chorus (repeated) c om e to an en d , great enthusiasm is studying. We admit t hat many of Hurrah , Hu rrah, we'll r oll the ball being centered around b -a sketball . ! the polic ies of t he institution are a l o ng , This was evident by the crowd that a dmirable .

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t0 a great extent. From t he professors we ask that A great cheer and applause greeted t hey - consider our .potentialities mor e t h e New Bedfor d players, w h o were t horo ]lghly . Some a lways have and a ttired in red a nd gray, a s t}ley came still are very con s id erate; those we

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stituted for "Co nnecticu t ." Why not Jearn t he words to the "medley" so that we can try that some time so on. We've . got a _good team, let's back them t o the limitdo your bit by learning the college songs and c heers a nd then let loose at the right time. Remember the Alma Mater after th e game, win o r lose! E. P. C.

" Better be a .radical with a beard a n d a bomb than a type--a- gooseb r ains stepper- a man w ith01it e n ough or courage e nough t o d e clare h imself ." -Exchan ge .

Notice Tryouts for V arsity Debate. will be held in Room 21 , Agricu ltural Hall, Monday evening, D ec. 14, at 7 o'clock. The subject for the Maine-New Hampshire -Rh od e Island t r iang u lar de bate will be a statement t o the effeet that Congress should pass an amend ment to t he C onstitutio n p ro-

viding for uniform marriage and divorce laws. ·The tryouts will b e held on issues taken frohl that subj e ct. A dual debate will a lso be held with Connee tiout on a subject yet t o be de. cided up on. M a ine and Con necticu t will debate at Kingston s o that the student body will h a ve an opportunity to hear the contests in whi c h wits and o r a torical ability are m a t che d . L a st year we d efeated both New RampProm girl : What do you mean by shire and Connecticut an d los t to k issing me. Maine, 2 to 1. leave then ? . . . . because m ost o f Stag: .I couldn't help myself. us are too p oo r to go to another col P. G.: Y ou did. Walt : T his is h er second c o ming lege. We have more studies to do j out party. than 1-s h umanly possible eve n occu- · Joe: Every kiss intoxlcates me. Can : The first innoculation didn't pying our full time a,nd we, thereJimmy: Yah, you get that from take? fore, respectfully ask consideration . of mixin' drinks.

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(Continued f ro m pa ge l ) C lub a,ctivit ies . Students inter ested in t hi s c l ub wer e as k ed to meet in Don't be the Skunk at t he Lawn Aggie B u ild ing in order to draw up Party! She won't blP,me the po l e - c at issu es. b ut she will blam e yo u ! T h e next feat ure o n t h e progra m Use Goofer's Gargle! w a s the lecture by Prof. George J . For the girl who discriminates nine - McC u rdy of Yale U niversity on " Th e t y-nine a nd forty-five one hundredths Evolu t ion of Pr im itive Art and Inper ce nt pure-Safety Soap ! d ustry.'' T his lect ure was the s ec ond in the series of lectures on !'The Again sh,e ordered-a gin rickey! Civilization of Man ," the first being g iven by Dr. Tull. This speech was D o n ' t be a weakling! P un!{'S Peppy likewise acoom panied by picture Pellets make dying men turn somer -J . · saults in bed. Buy a crate today! s lides. In h is lecture D1· . McCurdy d e Girls! Girls! Girls! scribed the d evelo pmen t of the tools You can't go wrong with one of o u r used by man , from the s imple stone C ompl e te Codes of ConvenUmia l Con - tools to t he mo d ern ·implements of .duct to gu id e yo u. industry. H e e m phasized the fa ct Always Carry One ! that the progress o f i ndustry was a -very s low a n d infi nit e process; that A man went to the doctor wit h a chan c e and acci d enta l discovery very sore tongu e. The doc t or found . .played an imp orta n t part in man 's detile tongue full of splinters. On velopinent in i n dustr y, Th'e pic ture tlo ning the man h e fo u nd that a bot - sli d es, which were a pa rt of the l ee tie of wh1sky. _dropped and bro.k e on t tu re . were ver"0 c olorful an d inspir h fi f h h Wh t t e oor 0 lS o u se. · · a lS one in~ esp ecially t hose which showed to expect at $6 per7 "' . , . . some of Dr . McC l,lrdy s stu dents at (Advertisements vVe Never Read) ( G . H. A.)

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Indications Point to Good Team; Squad Scrimmages With Varsity Every Day '.rhe Freshman basket ball squad is making fine p!·ogress and Coach K eaney believes he has th e mfLldngs of a good year ling team. The fi rst year men at Rhode I sland h av e a l way s h ad t h e reputation of being a snappy bunch of ball t ossers and this year's crew will be no excepti o n. The first call for basketb a ll prac tic e came r ight ·a fter th e "Frosh"Soph footb a ll gam e, and a sq u a d of a bout 60 men reported. Coa.ch Keaney put the lads through a. few hours of flo or work so that he co u l,d see what material he h ad on .han d . Before the week was over the squ ad h a d reduced itself t o abou t 1 5 men, the pick of the Fresh man class. All of these boys are reporting fa ithfu lly for practice, showin g that a go od t eam w ill repres ent the '29-m's. . The yearlings have a tough s c hed -

The Scotch are not going to wea r j' w ork in t h e evacuati~n . d istrict.s of 11 uie. on. h and for the com . ing ,seaso n, as rubbers a n y niore because they give F'ra n <;e . Most of the ptctu res shown I th ey w ill take on some classy teams too much: were tak en in wha t was formerly ' in t he state and out of the state. k n own a s the " bir thplace of civiliza Assistant M a n age1· Langworth y h as She came h ome to me at Ja~tt i o n ," that is, in France, Germany made out a schedule f or 1925-26, Sh e brought n o t a f utu re, b u t o h a.n d Central Europe . At the conclu- wh ich a lthoug h not comp l ete, prowhat a past! s io n of the add r ess, the assembly v id es some scrappy gan'les for the boys - ·- - shO\ved its appreciation of D r. Me- of '2 9. Anna sez she doesn't pet. B ut An a - Curdy's l e cture by giving him conSome of the Freshmen who are lyze . tinu e d app la.use. Lectu res of this· showing up well in the daily scrimype an d q u ality w ill a lways be enjoye d mages are N ewcom er, Fleming, Hu r -

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New Lon d on Coas t Guar d Academy in b a sketball , a nd t h e battle was a pleasing surpr ise. The gam e was refereed by Roy Howard of Provid e nce in an efficient lnanner. The line u p and s ummary: R. I. STA'rE Goals 'Fouls Pts, Asher If c 2 0 4 Hill rf 5 2 12 Haslam c o o 0 Spel<in rg 0 2 Jensen lg 2 10 Haire rg If 3 1 7

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shots. Haslam, who enter ed the game w ith a bad knee, gave w a y t o Ash er who se position was t aken care of b y Haire; Speldn worke d in t h e b a ck She was only a taxidermist's daugh. court. The score at th e end of th e ter, but she k new her stuff, first half was R. I. State 25, Coast Pickar: I wonder why wome n don't Guards 11. In the second stan za the visito rs grow mustaches'? made a f ine com eback and compl et eJakie : D'ja ev er s e e g r ass gr ow on ly outplayed the Kingsto n l ads. Some a r ace track. 1

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fiv e-man a ffair, e v e ry m an showing good form. In t h e basket shootin_g from the floo r Hill a nd Jensen were the high lig h t s f or R. I. , while F ren c h a nd Lin holm w er e res ponsihie f o r most of t h e Ca d ets' points. The t e a m w or k -of bo th sides . was rea l f la shy and the g a me was c lean throughout. T h is is the first time t h at .Rhod e I s la n d !:las t ackled the

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F o llo w ing the address, the entire assem b ly s too d up, a nd under the l ead·ersh·ip of E .· Clwistu pher, A-2 6, sang (C onti nued 'ro·,.,., I' age I ) Mater ." T h e student body T o show th e d iffi cu lt typ e of music "Al m a t hat is played, at the la st reh earsa l t h e t hen marche d out t o m usic played by fo ll owing se l ectio n s were in cl u ded : Bo h e mia n G irl Opera by Balfe; La Trav ia t a b y Gounod; Car men b y Bizet, and Schubert's Serenade. The la tter is being pre p ared as a. cor n et solo with lVI.. Epst ein, '28, as solo ist . T his number will be offered to the stu dent body at a n a ssembly meeting .in the near futur e . The rehearsa ls, a s alr eady noted , a r e held in Lippitt Hall e.very Th u r sday at 7 o 'clock sharp. Any stu den t who p lays an instru ment is invited to

c lever p a ss work was d isp layed by t he C adet s a n d th e s c ore began to r ise in f a vo r of th e v isitors. The Coa st Guard s made s o me sensational long,, sh ots, French m aking o n e of the l o n gest shots ever seen on Lippitt flo or. The s core was 29 · 25 in favor of R. I. whe n S p ek in was again put Kean ey i nto the f r ay . C oach was wea ke n in g h is offen s e by strengthening th e defen s e . A s her was sent to the pivot position a n d h e gave a creditable perfor manc e. Haire was shifte d to the l e f t fo rward position. The who le g am e w a s one scrappy b attle, f o r th e two t e a m s were pretty evenly matched . T h e fi n a l score of· t he g a me w a s R. I. Sta te 35, Coast Guards _

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