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VOL. XXI. NO. 12.



I Y. W. C. A. Tag Day :Dramatic Excerpts Myriads of Happy, Dancing Couples .From Modern Plays Enjoy a Picturesque Soph Hop Proves ~ccessful On Lecture Program Lippitt Hall Transformed Into an Arident Roman Ballroom; Hun- Jean Robertson' to Represent Local Chapter at National Con:Mr. and Mrs. Parmenter Stir dreds of Couples "Trip th~ .Light Fantastic" . I vention in~il~~~kee Audience at Lippitt; Present

Interesting Dramas in.Shakes:pearean Style

In a softly-lighted hall, amid strains propr1ate hour, the s1gn was giVen, and


"Where's your tag?



of ting ling music , hundreds of coup les the .. famous radio artists broke into haven't got any? Here, just drop in

waltzed ar·ound at the an nua l Soph the ~strains of the ope 11 ing fox trot. In Last wee!{ Mr. and Mrs. P ar menter, Hop, last F rid ay night, D ec. lOth. The a few seconds the h a ll was crowded ·und e r th e a usp ices of the Lecture As,sociation, entertained the st udents .and imm ense ballr oom, decorated in such witJ-t' danci ng· coupl es, and th e 19 26

what you want . . Thanks." And another tag was sold to help send Miss Gene Robinson to Milwaukee for the Y. W. C. A . get-together.

a uni q ue ~·tyle as to cause the guests Soph Hop was o n. Plenty of boys were coughing up to exprEss wonder, a n or chestra tha t Th e dance itself was all that could b ec aus e plenty o f girls asked the.m is !m own throughout the country a s be wished for. went off in to. One gir l stationed hers e lf on the one of th e b est, a pleasant winter a smooth, pleasant manner, and a ll doorstep of Aggie and pounced on of ' l:he guests were satisofied with the each person going · through. She got night in December--what m or e was ,•:' program arranged b y the Hop Com- eevry one but a · fe)low Who claimed · · necessary to m a ke the Hop the acme . mittee . Chairman Fitts of th e com- h e didn 't h ave a cen t . She rather of so cial delight'! ·• 1 • mi.~te.e a nnounced afte r th e dan ce that dubiously questioned him : "Not even 1 About eight o'clock th e guests be- 1 "the results far exceeded ev e n the a penn y?" "Not a cent," he replied , gan to appear at the first of the three 1 m •os t san g uine anticipa tion . The Class and departed. Anoth er curly headed fo rma l m ajor dances of Rhode Isla nd 1 of 19 2 9 , who put the H op a·c r·oss after Freshman was stranded with two 1 State. Exclamations uf delight were~- s uc h an unprecedente d series of set - cents. He was asked to purchase a Th.e ir first playlet was a comedy heard on a ll sides, as the v isitors saw 1 b a .c ks, are to. be co ngratulated on their 1 t ag, but he pefused on the grounds <Sketch entitled "The Im pertinence of ~~e~~ab_ora.~~ly"' ~e"~~~·at~~,..?all~ oo_m-;-_ ! e';'r~stn,es~ ,a n q . zeal. 1.!1 a.~sLS.t il.? g _tlJJ7 th~t h e_, h ~d 9?1Y two '?ents. "That's · . -~··· t h!l' ·'0l'eat.ure:~'-· .•. trhe •,J",oene>w~c;;",t-h ~ometimes ltnowl'l ·~s 'Cip!Jftt HalL · Nr~'·j 0 5""· ·....---c ·~.•·c.·" . ..;..~'< · '·' "' 1·1g'l1 t;"'""Pe'p11'e'tf~r)-e'·~ ~cever-~'it:clY'"'c:::-:-; ;ant e-roon'l of a London b a llroom. Mrs. r ey Pearl and his original ViTinter Ga r- j Th.e hall decorati ons were planned sales lady, ''you can h a ve it for two :P armenter , as Lady Millicent, was .beden Or ch e~-tra of Bost on, hidden be - 1, · R cents." A mid th e laug hter of the by1 :ing pursued b y th e attentions of a n hind a cano p y of pa lm trees an d s u- 1~~ o:;~re~eu~·tta~:e:n~~Incton;e:mwaner·bea iii~ standers the Freshman produced th e 1 ·u nkn own gentl e m an . Th e fact that " ·1 <the ge ntl eman is the on e whom s he mac bushes, awaited the word to be-~ . ev1'd en ce on a 11 SIC es. C o 11 eg e b a nners· cash, received the tag and hurried g in th e nig ht's fes tivi t At the an-. l( ' ont: Ht/1 11 11/1 l"i·I .I !P 6 , a,;yay. :is d esiring to meet adds comedy to '£he tag clay was successful, for by '.the playlet. Mr. Parmenter, as the I · ---- -------------·the time th e money wa:;; counted the ;ge ntleman playing for h er attentions, sponsors of the trip rea lized that :re m arke d that s he l oo ked ripping. He th e re was plenty · o f cash to carr.Y th e admired her dress; lie t hough t R. I. re pr ese ntative thr ough . Th e <that was ripping. And the au dien ce 1 "Y," after seeing th e spirit w ith ( Con t inued on pa~e 3, tag which the students su pported d ay, extends its thanks to the e ntir e Considerable Difficulty Evolved Modern Applications Interesting- student body. :faculty at Lippitt Hall with a dramat:ic program, consisting of "great mQ:rnents from great plays." 1\llr. Par blenter ,introduced himself a nd his ;partner by telling just what t])ey were .( to do. He quoted Shakespeare 1n conveying to the audience w hat a rt Jreally m eans. "Art," h e said , " is the ltJortra yal of th e truth. It is not what ;is said or clone on the &tag·e, but what !Is in the actor' s hea rt."

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All-Conference Team E. E. Society For 1926 Picked - Hears Talk On By ''Beacon" Staff Electrical Heat

:Hiller and Perron Attend College Parley at Wesleyan

Inside Info on Coilege Problems :Freely Discussed

in Choosing Members of Mythical New England . Championship Team

ly Viewed by Budding E. E.'s Jos e ph Saclt was th e sp at th e l:Dlectrical Eng·in eers' So ci ety meeting

The " B eac on" has att empted to pick last Wednesday morn ing in Professor

Dr. Edwards Speaks At Weekly Assembly

for th e fir st tim e an All - New Eng land Anderson's lecture ro om. 1\llr. Sack's

confere n ce fo otball team fr om the ------· swrs p laying with the various colRecently t wo delegates w ere sent leges--Maine, New Hampshire, Massa'!'r om "Rhody" to an I.nterc oll egiate ch usetts A~ o·1' es Connect1'cut and · "' "' '' · Parley on American College Educa- Rh od e I s lan d. Since the competiltion, 'held at vVesleyan University, Mid- tion was unusua lly keen this· past ·d letow n , Conn. , on December 3, 4 and year , the nam i ng of the first ancl sec:5 . These two del egates wer e Ray- onc1 teams pro ve d a tou g·h assign=o nd. T. Perro n and A lbert L. Hiller. 1 ment; even though g reat care was

t a lk dealt w ith the uses o f electricity as 2" h eatin g m ed ium in manufactur ing processes. This is a topic w hic h is

New SeatingArrangement Proves Satisfactory; Miss Dimond Asks for Students' Y. W. C. A. Aid

of g re at int er est a t prese nt , and to th e mind of th e layman, offers a solution _______ to a ll heating problems, inco g nizant As u s ual, m usic by the •co llege ora s h e is with its limiting f actors; c h estr a g r eeted the stud e n ts to t h e name ly, th e amount of power avail- Assembly on M onday, D ec . · 6. But abl e ancl its cost. this tim e the students were some-

'l'he Parley was primarily for stu- I used to n am e the best .players , it is '!'her e has be en a great change of •dents<---m ost of the men who spoke doubted if the select i on w ill pass with attitude towards e le ctrical heating ap 'held doctors' degrees ; after t heir no cry from the "Anvi.l Chorus." There paratus on the part of manufacturers ,-.peeches fhe students were fre e to dis- w-e re man"o star s wh ~ wer e so good in in the last few year s . A short time ·D ·· cuss the .subject m atter presented to c ertain forms of the g am e that a ago, th e m ethod of h eating by e lec'them. very careful comparison had to b e tricity was l ooked 'up o n as an idealis'The 'firSt ·speaker, William T. Fos- made to sel ect the b e tter player . tic supposition. Now it is a commer·t er, Director of the Pollack FoundaThe great team of Connecticut has cia! proposition due to the co-operatio n •for Economic Research, s poke on seem ed to have produced th e most tion b e twe en the electrical manu·"An Jllvaluafion for American Col - players, eig ht in all, each a star in f actnr ers and central stations. leges." The :main points that he every game. Maine, tied with the The men who hold the co ntrolling :stressed werm : Nutmeg fellows for co nfer enc e .hon- reins of a company are interested in '"College <com es the farthest from ors, was second with New Hampshire th e retur ns on th e ir investment which ,succeeding 'in ceetucation of t he i n divid- with five apiece; Rhode Isla nd placed in this case is ordinarily expected to wa:J ;in the ·whore <ed ucational system. four , while the comparatively weak be 25 % . (Contlnue<J on page ol (Contmued on rage 3) ,(Gontinued ,on p ag e 2)

wh at puzzled as to where the ir seats were, as a platform was built ol'l the s id,e of the wall, op po site the balco n y an d th e sea t·s f or th e a u d'1e nce were arrang ed in a semi-circ.le ar ound the pla tform. The new ·arrangement of the seats m a kes it very much easi er tor Dr. Edwards or any other speaker to address the a udien ce. With the aid of Capta in Hamm.ond and his able staff; th e student body was quickJy seated. Fo1Iowing the o pening march by the orchestra, two well- accepted v iolin solos were play ed by Josep h Sack, (Continued on Page 6)





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(Contl1oued from page 1) is true, t hat so mething is w r ong in the sys-te m-w h y not look t o the students for help ? Th e ir point of v iew is valuable . Tf we n eed a change of situation, out of t h e b eaten track , we should look to th e r oo t of If this


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E ven t h ou g h t h e colleg e y outh w illt. "This is a n e w a ge. Youth is eager to respond to a dventure-the novel deny the fact that his college d a ncesr. attracts. Y o uth is rip e for i dealism. are f ull o f unne cess•ar y ex penses , it Is.. Youth drea m s drea ms. This ea g er - g-en.e rally concede d that the modernt

ness is not we ll directed. vVe are too selfish and are no t in tere&·ted in the things that rea lly matter in life. The th e matter. Educatio nal systems are individualistic note i~ l o ud in its procprimarily for students-th erefore, lamation. W e g et a lm ost n owhere betheir d€sites should b e v iewed if there cause we lac k co nn ection w it h th e i1: so m e c hange to be m ade. outside world. T oday the general stud e nt attitud e "An unso phisticated observor thi nks is to wrestle w ith college p robl e m sthat co ll ege is seet hing w ith intellec' h a t is s plendid. Th ose in a u t h ority tual fervor. We know th e facts. B ut gain a really helpful g uid a n ce. I think that ther e is more th'i nk i n g iVhat students get o ut of co llege is: 1. An awakening of intell ectu a l a nd idealism in th e co ll eges t han the student gets credit for- unfo rtunately c uriosity. it is hidden-a5·h a m ed of t heir best 2. A willingness to me e t lif e 's p robthoughts . Th e student needs a revamp!ems. ing of his activitie.s . In the present L ess important is : system one takes a co urse , and at the a. The development of a so und end of four years adds up his c r edits and gets a bit o f pap er that cer tifies b o dy. t hat he is educa ted. Can a n y thing be b. Th e development of cha ract e r. m'ore abs urd ? c. Good times. "Rememb er, stud e nts of this Parley, d. Social acquaintances. U n f ortunately


no t Plat o said, 'An urr critic ised life is n ot worth living'.'' pro ud of their intellectu a l enthus ias m. Sunday mo r nin g Bishop Francis .J . Russell A. Eckloff, ' 2 7 Th ey are backward In 'expressing their McConnell gave the following i d eas: News Stal't views on this subject· as on any other. :Benjam in Fine, '28-Campus "The college m an Is b etter fitted to Free d o m of speech in any co llege is Charles T . Miller, '28-Athletics understand th e laborer's point of view Bernice Grieves, ' 2 7-Intercolleglate gra nted only to those w h o have been w h.en he e nters a n industry than the George H . Alexander , ' 27-Feature very caref ully examined as to w hat man who works up to l eadership poMildred L. Thompson, '27-Co-ed h e is lik e ly to say. This appli es to s ition t hroug h the ranks of wor kers . prof essor s as well as stud e n ts. The News Board t " In the m atter of · socia l pro blems Ethel D . Hay, '.27 policy of suppression n ever g e s us . we must c ome to the co n c lusion that Maurice H . Conn, ' 21 a n yw her e but into a rut. Ian :M. Wallter, ' 28 ' In t he matter of se lection we have not settled problems when Lillian Blanding, •2 a of in reality we h ave on ly la b e led them ." co urses, I favor th e e l ective system. The last speaker was Robert Frost, Da:vi'ii Fine, ' 29 WiU!a.m :Mol>,ray, ' 29 Rather the individua l unwisdom of of Amherst, known as the New EngMildred W ine, '29 a n y student than the collec tive unwisArthur z·. smith, '29 d o m of any faculty in picking out a land Poet. He a lso was quite vague. :Miss Mary Kelly '29 He spoke on th'e "Ma numitte d Stu• c o u rse. " Daniel A. O'Connor ' 29 dent. " He began: Donald Bunce '29 The second speaker was George A . ·· · "Manumitted s tudent-manumitted Edwin Olsson '29 Coe, P r of.' of Religious Education, Co- clay- the average s tud e nt is a willing lumbia U niv ., and a u t h or of "What slave. Who is to f ree him ? He him CHRISTMAS Ails Our Youth .?": self. " The s•tudents s et standards of edu C hri~:tm as brings cheer a nd happi~ " A lot of radica l t eachers talk to cation and cohd uct. The first thing to n ess into the h omes of everyone. The do with any group of people is to the students---,but few students get up

H ops and Proms are so leaden w ith. lu x u ri ous co sts t hat they tend to keep•· t h e poorer f ellow fro m mingling withe the. more for t u n ate . Because there is~ t he t a sk of buy ing a dress suit a nd .. " d oing wh a t the other fellow does ," · th e ave r a ge student can not v ery welt. a t t e n d ~ hes e soc ia l functions . \ Vithilll. rec ent years t h e probl em has b ecome,: so acute t h at in s titutions ali over th~,: country are finding it difficult t o m an-a ge a s u cc essful dance which can . p lease everyone. T her e are numerous class .danc es ilk ea stern co ll eges wh ich are proving · disastro u s a ffa ir s . It is with m or e reg-.. ularity eac h · ·sea son that we read of:' cert a in d a nces going to the rocl;:s b ecause of a " good" orches•tra,_ no t m a ny-· attending, or too g r eat an expense one u seiEiss decora tions . Disappointing as·. it may seem, it is even moi·e b e li eving :· wh-e n we d ecJ d e t o count t he numb er-


of failures that exist everywhere. Th e d a n.c es at Kingston, while in n o-

Business Miuutger

y o unger fo lks r e Joice in glee to await c 1·eate wants. Is the re any other way th J visit of the mythical SL Nic h olas · in which we are to educate other With thefr p a rents, who. ne'er feel so tha n the present system 1 We are . t .. d r . · s ~ d' prone t o f o II ow an Im pu 1se ms ea o P ili'" a . h 't II w . t Tti . . tl . It is th e sph:it of spontan'e ous cheet w a we rea Y · an · e ques on is , 'Wh a t do out stud ents really · w1t.nt ?' tha t makes Ch ris•tmas so b ~autiful. W:e I can't an&wet · it. What's your Opinan· . a r e friends-ready to extend the . ? IOnT.h. . . "•' f d. 1 · t t d s eason tidln!t1Ho o •1e·artot11er. \Ve ·sen'd · e maJOricY o e ega es wan e : 1. To abolish compulsory chapel. Christm as card s , g ifts , or words of · · .. c.ol 1ege '· spint. · :· 2. To. stunulate joy. Our friends return them.

way ca rry ing t he "pomp.ous'' aspects:, of t h ose a t the larger and richer co l-l i eges of the country, are neverth el ess,. sub ject t o m uc h crii.icism. Grantin g .. that the m a jor dances shoul d possess:. t h e · t o tich of gala a ffairs , they ca n ~ h·owever, be s u cces'Sfully dir ected a t.. chea['l er costs S u c h delightful tim es·• have be en ji~nned. for the guests that..


t he comm ittees meet' expenses.

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The Econom.ists, one of the aspiring~ organ iza ti ons doWn here, are planning· for a rria j or ditnce. The exact status:. or theft' prosp ~cts of holding a balf is not kn own, but if it is true that. t hey desire to h o ld an informal "Ap rfl Fobl'; affair on the line that th &r popula r Ag·gh~ Bawl is run , t heir re-

qfi:est ougfi't to' be considered. Almost:: a n yon e co uld attend such a n event ~ and the dan ce is certain to prove a . sucbess', fin a ncially a s well as s ocia lly .. H owever, it m a y appear that the·' d :inces' a ri{ h o lding too great a parL in" coltege' !i'fe; and if the Economists-. btH:Iii!d be · g r a nted their request, what . bl'' 'the 'E'ngh'leE-n·s, Scientists, and Homec

and use their freedom . "The fre e d o m I'd like to give is the freedom I'd like to h a ve. When I I1 write or talk I feel free to ta. ke some ., . . ,. ..·.. . : ex~ erferice otit .o f the past and put it · · with anoth~r e xp erience of the ~ast, just as a rti.a th'e m atician put s 2 and .2 lDtdi 'l together and then produce& 4, or the It seems fini~'!I~d idea. dances and ~ · · · . " In the p resent . system of teach in g · I' t!l.e · cotfelse stu\fe·fi'f · • !i is ·a:g:· if s ofiiti -' II . Co nn: I



. that . college' is mea nt ·fo rn othing else! - . --,~---.. aske d If I might see her-


3. To have insrHring prOfessors who one with'' a dum p · citft full of bricks home. . .· . , ? Th ere h ave been so many wo nd erf ul live in a world larger th a n a mere dumped th e'f n on a s tUtlent an d then Be~: What did she s'ay · stories• of the season. vVe h a ve rea.O. · away saying, 'I't's asCon'n: · stfe promise d to send me a;. promptly drove tales of th e shepherds, the Sta r or'· collection· of facts. picture of it. 4. To fill up the gap between col- similated.' Bethlehem,, and the birth of Christ. "Do modern tinies ge t a young m a n P itin ters h ave rejoiced in picturing l eg·e and when one gets out into the Herby Chase (in Zoo X): Prof, m y-· world ;' anywhere? Ther e Is too much se- fathef safci these tales. originated from ape's:.: 5. T o obta in a broa der o utlook on quence and log ic. Too much orderProf E ih.ery (lmpatferttlY): Your ·· The warm climate of Bethle h e m, too much speed a nd ·press ure . Wha t fam ily affairs are of no importance.• with Its c u s t o m a nd life, is very differ- life. eht f rom our t own. We have th e snow, ·6. To have educational g uida nce to w e need to do is drift into free · medi - to' the cla ss. th e cold , the tree and b e ils. W e cefe- help in the choice of the c ourse most ta tion . Slee p is probably symbolic of brate Chri stmas w ith as great c h eer. fi tting to the s-tudent's Individual interruption and disconnection- that Ca p · says: ·Every time I kiss my' n eeds. is w hat I want in life . It must. be g ir l I ani rem i!ided of the a dVertis-We a dmire · t h e pictures w hich h a ve 7. To install a compu lsory co urse loose and then brought to gethe r by ing s log a n , T h e Flavor Lasts. th e snow -c la d homes , t he winding in Sex and Eugenics. true light. Ed: N ote : s ;{y, Cap, is she Wtigly-! p ath , .the shining- star and light. Chil dre n love the picture of the j olly San8. To install an elective course in "I'd run a course by self- w ithdraw- t oo ?) "War, Its Causes and Cure." al-leave a fellow more and m or e 1 ta, his r e ind eer, and sleigh-pac k. Oth9. To raise the scale of profess•ors' I alone-give him that t errible aban"By f reedo m you should feel that . ers have d elighted in drawing the fell salaries. doned feeling - thr ust him upon h is yo u a re f re e t o do more than you ings of the poorer youth whose only 1 0. To 'Cure th e int erco llegia te ow n resources. T h e test of medita- ou g ht to do ." joy is i n l oo king into store-windows, football evil b y t h e esta blishment of tion is, do yo u actu a lly produce so m e Editor's N ote -! im ag ine t hat t he-· admiring th e presents some r ich b oy will reueive. He, th e m ore unhappy, t h e one or two-yea F r ule f or 'var s ity thing worth while? ·above . art icle w ill arou se some very-· athl et es. " The lack of ideas in yo ung m i nds interes ting c omme n ts o n the camp u s . m ay not g e t mu c h, but h e still is Th e next spea ker, Boyd H. Bode, is shocking to m e . I don't care a A r tic l es w r it ten a n d passed in w ill b~ pleased to si'Je t h e toys of othE!rs. 1 talk e d on the "College Man' s Phlloso- hurrar for anything else. gla.d ly a ccept ed . Th.e articles will O u r id ea of a real collegiate fellow phy of Life.' ' It w as too b road a sub"I want everyone to b e swept off d ea.l w ith o n e s u b jec t only and w ill be.. is one who h as to take two s•teps b e- .iect and the discussion d egen e r ated his feet by something -he m ay b e limi t e d t o 200 words. into little more than one of P ercy swept off his f eet b y b eer-but I hope S pace ma k es it impossible t o give· for e his pants move! Ma rk's famous "Bull Sessions." There he chooses something high e r-the best anyt h ing ot h er tha n the high lights;; Gold can make a woman m e lt, w e re a few good po int s : thing is the man w ho thinks of h igh - of t h e P arley . Sup plementary a rtithey say. But-it's nothing to the " A man forty years ago cam e to er ideals. Yo u 've got to lose yourself cl es to th e a b ove w ill follow. w ay a woman can make gold melt! · 1co ll ege w ith a philosophy of llfe. It ! t o find yours e lf. Editor -in- Chief..




Our Weekly Verse



(Continued fr o m page l) thought the p lay was ripping! 'i'b. eir next interpreta tion was the dramatic moments f rom "'l'he Great Divi d e," by W. V. Moody. lluth Jor<la n , <t New EJngland g ir l , is alone in a li ttle c'tbin on a l o n ely Arizona d ef'Jert. Mr . P ar m e nt er, ac ti ng the p art of Stephe n G h e n t, a d r unk e n i cowboy, co m es t o t h e hut w it h an In d ian and a M.exican. gJ.rl for hi.m self for a

at the hotel, and she wanted Stephen to let her go. But he sternly refused, saying her price had risen. But after she mentioned the possibilities Of a third person he allowed her to go home to her mother in Boston. The third act found them in Boston where everything is made up. She said that if she had not acted the way s•he did they would both be living a terrible life , but at it is, they have a son, whose future they can look forward

Between the plays• Mr . Parmenter told amusing j okes about a stutterin g· man going· hUnting with a man havin,g t.he St. Vitus Dance, and a German reciting a patriotic poem. Mrs. Parmenter a.lsi> g-ame some humorous poerns, 'l'he playlet was entitled "Roses." lt was bab'ed upon the true stor y of a little waif who was to be adopted

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A Picturization of the Processes in Iron-Making Pleases Lar.g e Audience



'd f 1 evol oth·.·-.ereaso n or ru es, Where dice ohange .foPJs t o wise menSi u I a, l.h e, Chem ical Society p r esiden t.

expeet.s to have a man here to spE:Jak on "Glass Blowing," according to ·w.

More often-make wis!"

Merry Xmas Front Senior Co-eds

----Th urs d ay, D ec. 16, Davis Hall will Qn \Vednesday evening the Chem- be transferred into a "Nigh t Before ical Society gave its first movie for Christmas" scene, as at that time t h e tLis year in Lippitt Hall hefore a good Seniors will entertain the rem.a inder sized crowd of interested students. of the Co-eds. The tiUe of the movie was "The ManThe party will with a dinner ufacture of Arnieo Iron." The purserved in .South Hall, the dining room 1 pose of giving this movie was to give being decorated with Christmas 'C Olors. a b e tter understanding of the processes in the manufactur-e of iron During the COUi'S,e of the dinner, the 8-eni,ors will entertain with carol singand to do this in a way which would ing . From there everybody will prointerest every one. ceed to Davis Hall wher e a short A picture of the Arnico plant came play entitled "The Night Before first, its towering smokestacks and Christmas" will be presented. immense buildings, typifying the magSant.a Claus has promised to come nitude of the work to be accomplished. The process of manufacturing the iron and bring a nice gift to everybody. A Ch ristmas tr ee loaded with "g-oodies" Great quantities of \Vas novv begun. >vill be at hand and the Senior girls iron ore together with limestone and coke were placed in vast f u rnaces. wish everybody a very Merry ChristAfter 'these v;,rere riielted the ·liquid nlas and a l-Iappy Nevv .Y ear . iron was run into casts, the slag floating on top being directed into the sla,g p it. '!'he iron was then in the form ltnovvn as "pig·s," ·which \Veighed from 12 5 to 1 50 pounds each. These ".pigs" were now placed in

op·en hearth furna•ces for a period of


men .call l ove;

A game of c h ance from life to death, 1


to with eagerness, and they have each other. The play was marked by the dramatic episode which both Mr . and Mrs. Parmenter lent to the play.


E n case d in a v e lvet g l ov e ;

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n u ggets after she pleads with him not t o l et her go with t h e Indian. 'I'hey le<tve for the Cordelia. Mountains, whet'e the eowboy has a hut and a mining claim.

hotel. She told him that she was happily rnarried and did not wish to leave her husband. Stephen tells her about the house. She tears up the plans, producing meanwhile the chain of gold nuggets which , she had been bought for . She had obtained· them

Is tJ:ta.t

, A little, hard, d e!l>th-dea liJJ.g



The second act shows them in the hut. He has 1nade good on the claim and returns from town with plans for a new house . She, who has been to town also, met her brother in the

A passi on s t ran ge, in man y a guise,

ch· Ll.ID:'·I"§ii~~ ·Ghr.e M\O· ie I On Iron 1Vlanufacture

l-Ie b u ys the ot',


G. H. A. ( T h e )over has o p e lu oid. m om ent)

:from seven to nine hours . ·vYhen at a temperatm·e oJ' 2 •800 degrees, the iron is tapped off onc-e more . A hLmdred-ton ladle received

men fools .

A sudden, compellin,g obsession, A lust with a semblance divine; A gay exhilaration Like that. born

of r.are,



An hour of the blindest folly, With years of vain regr et ; A dream, nightmare, liJ-nd ,awakening! And yet, dear girl, and yet~ (And then the loved one speal-;s)

There ! I knew you d idn't l ove me! I know you don't ! It's true ! Or you woul d neve.r say These awful things yo u d o ! (And the lucid moment is overThe lo ver' s off in a haze again.)

Sweet, sweet, 'twas only said i n fun! Love you, dear? I'll love yo u As long as sun is sun! Don't pout. Don't turn you r lips away. Come! Kiss me in the same sweet w ay You always have ; for I was foo lis h E. E. MEI<jTJNG vVhen I spoke before. I p r o m ise y ou I'll not be foolish any more. <Contln ned from .pag~ l 1 And love-our love-forev ermore'1'11 e plant op,erators are inte.r ested (And so on, far into the night . ) in how conveniently they can .do a ' by 'combus ·job · · · In· heat · · · trwttment 'A · · , ' · · · · · GIRLS tion it is almost a super-human task to eontrol the temperature which ---must lw constant for success in this In days of old, "lass of' wo1 k. fDieetricity offers the ~ -When knights were bo l d, snlutwn 0 1 ih(' C'onirol 1;r-oblern due And wore a suit of tin,

the liqlticl iron and conveyed it to In the alltomalie devices. A modern Eanh maid would sigh the moulds. After l.his the iron is eleetric furnace used in the heat When the suit went by, man within. in the l'orm of "ingots," weighing treatment of steEl! can ]Je t1eld at a ''l'hough she knew not 'the

by a ;judge. She was under the suspi- some two tons each. .constant temperature for an unlimitcion of detectives as a diamond thief. Being cooled to right temperature ed length of time, an impossibility un- .In thos•e sweet days 1The armor craze 'J'he judge tests her out and finds her ·these ingots were rolled into "blooms" der the older methods. 'l'his gives vVas started; and it grew. to be honest. His old philos•ophy adds 'by immense .rollers. After careful in- uniformity to the product, thereby humor to the playlet. "l!~lowers," he sp.ection these were again melted and 1·aising the quality and standard of A girl would meet says, "are as beautiful as women, and ru.n into bar forms. These bars were the goods. With electricity metals Her hero sweet, they don't talk!" rolled again i,nto sheets which were can be treated at exactly the proper ,And then-be black and blue! The wlays were enjoyed by the au- almost sure to be free from defects. temperature prescribed by the chemists and metalur.g ·ists. This creates a dience and Mr. and M rs. Parmen t er To insnre bend-ing qualities in the have the heartiest well w ishes of the j ron .a process of annuling cam-e next. -new standard of materials. As a natural consequence, where a T,he iron sheets were placed in great college dncmatic artists. process can be done by machine, the •furnaces for as long as six dee-p. After labor cost can be cut down by using :belng taken fro-m these furnaces the

"The knights t oday Are blithe and gay :In rattly cars of tin; 'Each maid does sigh As the car goes by; :She heeds not the man wit hin.

H . C. K. you so cold to me?" No answer. "Is it because I am drunk'!" Still no answer. "God!" I muttered . "She's deathly cold." Her icy face was pressed against my cheek. I hUgged her t o me impulsively. She couldn't be dead - --she mustn't be. "Dead ?'1 I as.k ed myself. "Could she be dead?" 'l'he question shocl.<ed me. I l et go -and the statue fell to the floor and broke. I don't :>tron!l'-t hli

know what

it so

yeaat or tbe raisins.

'i\HE BEACON, 'KINGSTON, ll. I., 'i'HURSDAY, DEC. -16, 1926

RHODY SUBDUES ELI AFTER GREAT FIGHT New Bedford Beaten Yearling·Prospects 'Varsity Tracksters By a 63-29 Score Show Good Form Continue Training

Capt. Haire Stars for R. I.; Simmen and Carmody Play Wen for Yale

R. I. Takes Measure of Tech in Several

Easy Game; Haire and Epstein Star for R. I.; Bruce for Tech Th e sl!ell ar

Schoolboy Stars on Cold Winter Months Add HazSquad; Coach Keaney Hopes ards . to Conditioning Work to Have Team Rivaling La8t "Snows :m ay carn e n.nd s no wH m a y Year's "Frosh" Wondllrs


go, but we g o o n fo rever ."----that's the

d efen s <l o f ·New B e d-

fo rd T extile was u n a ble to stop the

Things a re r a the r

qui et


the opening str ains of a song e ntitled "The

~;:~~:!. "~l::~:es o:no~: a~r:::

strong Rhode I s lan d State basketee rs, "Frosh"

Basketball s quad,

who romp e d away to gain their sec - doesn't mean a

'['ra ckster 's L ament. " Yes, it's r ath er

but that t oug h

on ye bud ding Charley P ad~

thing. The boys of dockH, Pavo Nurmis and Larry Drings.

ond straight win of the season h e r e at 19'30 are far from dead-just drift Of course, its excell ent system that down some aft and take a peep in Coach 'J'ootell has organized, butKingston on Dec ember 8. Before the the Gym Hall. No admission, ladies what a life! third t eam had a chance to prove and gents and Coach Keaney will see · s it·ua t wn: ' S. c h oo 1 I-Ier·e's th e t r ag·1c their 'Wo r th, Rhody had already won to it that the Green Devils will not s tarts in September. Football, cross bite yo u . But don't feed them peathe contest- a 63-29 count. nuts or Sophomores as · it ma!{es th e co unt r y a nd t r ack a lso s tart in Sep The gan1e was 1narred by p oo r terribl e tribe excited. t e mber. Football a nd the harriers s h ootin g b y both quintets, who missed this ar e through in Novemb er, track is goYes, indeed, the Fres hme n s h o t s very often. After Rhode Ising full swing . B asketball practice year are w orking silently and f ast land .·h a d found . Us. winning ways, th e begins in N ov e mb er and continues a nd right after Christmas , holidays, result was never in doubt. The play~ till March . Poor John Trackman is tj:L e team will be picked to a ttempt ing of .Epstein, Soph candidate, a nd a Sta·te still running around in a pair of pants to uphold the prestige Capta in Haire was the outstanding and a shirt, plowing thru the snow Co llege "Frosh" team carr ies with tt . event of the afternoon. "Eppy" and ice on the quadrangle . Of course., marked his promotion to first team And if the yearlings can produce a the boys are not worked too hard,duty w ith a shower of basl~ets that t eam anywheres near the c lass of Oh about seven or e ight laps or so. 19 29's squad Coach K eaney's c hem gave him the scoring honors for the Basketball is over and baseball bea re sure to pull off some snappy pastime. 'l'he New Haven flash shot m a rks, according to present outlooks, g ins . Track is n e ith e r ov e r nor does e ight baskets for s ix teen points. the boys have the making s of a tough it begin. Track just continues. About

was ver y impressive. The shooting of Fleming a nd Asher was exceptiona lly g ood, and it n ow appears that both w ill play impo rtant parts in future battles w h e n a basket or two may pro ve th e margin of victory. ~!:'he score : :Rhode Island FG JDpstein, If --------~--- ---- -------- 8 Haire, Capt. rf ----~-- - ----- -- - 7 Asher, c ----c·----~-----------~~---- 5 Hurwitz, lg ~--~---~~~~~---------- 1 Barb er, rg ----------- ----- ~-- ----- 0 Connolly, rf --~-----~-----0


0 1

'J'P 16 15

0 1

10 0 0 0 2 0

Negus, lg ------------------------ 0 Szulik, lg ~~---~---~-------------- 0 0 Hamm e tt, lg -- ---~~-----~

0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0



Pykosz, rf ... ---------------------- 0 Trumbull, If -------------------- 1 Brown, If -----------·--------------Magoun, c ---------------------Hayd en, c ---- - ---~--- --~-----·--F•le mmingl rg ----·-----·'---------Johnson, rg ---- ---- --- --- --~---

0 3 0 5 0

New Bedford FG Francis 'l'ripp, If 4 Rawfli1'f e, rf -----·,-- ------------ 0 2 Bruce, Ctp. c -----------Schofield, . !g ____________ _ 3 Fred Tripp , r g ________ _ 0

F 3 4


every day with the varsity squad and through experience and observation •. are absorb ing some of the basket ball tactics as taught by Coach i<eaney an d company. In size the 1930 lads qutstrip last year's combination, b tlt they m · ust "evelop a ll' ttl " more u " of a certain chemical produced in the labratory by the coach, n amely, speed.


Playi n g on Yale's large fioor a nd Eli, little "Rhody" playe d as a unit, met t h em at their own g a me a n d

after a tough e m e r ged victorio u s stru g g le . The gar~1 c \vas interesting b ~1t bec ame a litt l e rough in t he c los in g minutes, w h e n both teams resorted to f oot b a ll tacties to keep down t h e opposing score. By getting the jump on the Nutmeg·gers and holding it through out the game, with th e exeeption of once in the first h a lf and once in the second half , Rhode Isla nd had the Bulldogs on the d e fense 1nost of the time. However, the B lue was never out of the running and even to the very end fought d esp erat e ly to win.

out the season in June. T hese are the boys who can really say in June " N ow here's where I h ave my vacation." For two short months they are free to hang up their h eat s c orched, sleet b itten,time expo sed tra ining pants and take life easy. And w h a t do they do? '!'hey take th eir running ap paratus home with th em and run three days

The game was c lose from the start. "Rho dy" scored first and held the lead till n ear the e nd of the first, when Yal e ti ed a t 10 all and then scored ju st before the w histle to lead at halftim e, 1 2 _10 _ R hod e Island came b ack . stron g and fol'ged ahead clue to the

great w ay of Capt. Haire. Yale, fight~ in g d esp y, tie d at 1 (}-16 , and the throughout the summer-to teams went cl o w n tlie stretch, neck ties on schedule, including two games keep in condition! Gosh , w h a t a !if"'! and · n ec k , until the closing minutes each with Connecticut and the B r own Ye gods. when Hurw itz, star guard, dropped Cubs, as well as other strong leagues. th e w innin g b a sket. Some of the boys that have cau ght the A comparativ e s core shows that coac h 's eye are, Bober, ( Gorr~ga n, "Rhody" scored 13 baskets against Kearns, Lindstrom, Demerj ian, L e n z, Yal e's 12, and three fouls against Jo hnson, Glover, Ackroid, Smith, Yale 's 2. It se e ms that "Rhody" h a d Murp hy, McHue and Davis. Veteran of Three Years Stand- a slight e cl ge o n Yale in the way of shooting, for Yale missed 10 out of .1'HE VOTERS OF ing Wins Coveted Position 1 2 f o uls a nd passed up an excellent RHODE ISLAND c h aiiCe of w inning. At a meeting of the varsity foot'J'he voters of Rhode Island showed ball letter men on D ec. 6 Owen ConThe work of Capt. Haire, Asher and ·th eir approval of the $600,000 b o nd roy of Newport was c hosen to cap- Hutwitz, stood out for . Rhode Island , issu e for new buildings a n d equipment .tain the tea m during th e 1927 sea- while Simme n s tarred for Yal e on a t th eir State College, according to son. He succeeds Captain Richard the offen se . Capt. Carmody w as the State Returning Board, by a plu - Barber of \Vesterly. Conroy has a Yal e's b est bet o n the defense. The yearlings have s e v er a l tough bat- a

rality of more than five to on e. 'l'h e State Returning Board completed its official count of the ballots :cast on Election Day and m ade a r e;port on December eighth. The pro 'j ects approved will involve the spending by the state of more than $ 7,500 ,000 . 63 'J'h e $600,000 loan fo r Rhode I sland State College was• second in favor onT P ly to the $3,000,000 loan for the ·wash11 ing to n B ridge project.


Conroy to Lead Gridders in 1927

7 0 10 0 0 0 0

long and successful football record ,behind h im. Starting as a F reshman at Rogers High S chool, Newport, he played four stellar years of the game 'before coming to Rhode Island State .in l9 2 4. He played center on the fine Freshman squad of that year and s tarted off in his Sophomore year as r egular center on the varsity, where h e has played with distinction ever since. He is a fin e defense man and has played nearly th e whole of every

When th e n e ws of the victory reached here lat e that night, scores of students marched the campus, lit a b o nfir e ·and r a n g the school bell -until the wee hom's of the morning . ; ~veryone seemed to be i n the right ;s pirit to h ear of this expected vic tory . At t his w riting, it seems th ere ;was to h ave b ee n a rally at Lippitt :Hall on Mo n day of this week . The summary: d't. I. S tate Yale

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game in th e last two years. Conroy is of the class of 1928 and a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity. His p rospects as a captain are brig ht, for he will have el eve n lette r m e n to assist himB lake, Galvin , Gannon, Hammett, I ntas, Stevens, T own send , Walker, Hurwitz, l\Iagoun a n d Reid.

. Epstein, l.f . ------------------------ !.f., Ward ;Haire, r.f. -------- --------------- r .f ., McNulty Asher, c . -----·--------.. ·--·--·----- c., Simmen -Hurwitz, !.g. -------------·-- !.g. , Carmody BarbeL', r. g . ------.. ·-------·-------- r.g ., Reeves Goals f ro m fl oo r: R. I. State-Haire

O th er loans that were appproved wert\ : $660,000 for Rhode Island Col1 lege of Education; $925 ,000 for the 1 n ew s~_~te office building ; $500,000 for Lov os k y, rg -- ---------- --~~ -- - 0 1 bt•idge construction on the state highway system; $ 1 ,125 ,0 00 for new build9 11 29 lugs a nd equipment for the penal Score by h a lv es : a nd charitable institutions a t Exeter, Rhode I s lan d 34 29-63 Cranst on and W'allum Lake ; and the New Bedford 17 12-29 second court house loan of $875,000 . Referee- William Coady. Tim er 'ro otell. Time-20-m inut<;J halves. A gymnasium building which in------el ud e s a swimming pool a nd ·runPetrified trees in the p etrified ni:ng track will be a feature of the for est, Navaj o County, Arizona, are new $1,850,000 United States Veteryielding vari - co lored cuff links at the ans B ureau Hospital now under c on hands of expert stone workers. stl·ucUon at Fort Snelling. 1


aga inst the rugged supporters of old

Th e Tripp brothers, the mainstays aggregation, but time will tell . this time, the boys a r e sent dow n to on·· tli e Bay State five, were the stars So far, the youngst ers a re drilling the cinder track where they round on th e vi'siting crew, both playing hard to stop the fast going winners. Besides playing a fine defensive game, l<'ran Cls Tripp and Captain Bru ce dr op p e d in 'a pair· of lo ng hawkers that r ece ived a tremendous cheer. Sc h ofie ld pl aye d · a great game a t g ua rd : '!'he sl10wing of the White and B lue


R hode . LHiand State has this seCLson , marc l ~<•d prou.<lly to its third eonsecui ive victory of t h e s eason last Sat• w ·day . Th <1 "olors of t he '\Nh i.te a nd B lue wm·e nl.ised a hil hjg her , w h e n t he team dow ned t.lte s trong Yale b:u;k <·•l<"e J'H t o t h e tu ne of 29~2G b e~ fo r e a larg e cr ow d at New H aven. Never h n.s R hode I s land pro ved it s superiority so we ll as in this hard win.


7, mp stci n . Asher 2, H u rwitz 3; Yale -McN ul ty , Fodder, \Vard , Billhardt, · Sim rn en 7, Brockelman. Goals from Experiments in canning reindeer foul s : Asher 3, vVard, Simmen. Submeat are b ein g co nducted by the stituti o n s: R . I. State-li'leming f or Alaskan government railroad. T he Epstein; Yal e-l!'oclder for McNulty, canned pr oduct, w~ich is said to B illharclt for ·w ar d , Brockelman for taste like veal, r etains the original R e eves, Cook for B rockelman. Refflavor because it is cooked in the eree: Walsh. Umpire : Hayes. Time : can, 20-min-qte





Apple Judging Contest Goes to New Hampshire

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Th e sel ectio ns are:


First 'l'ean1

(Continued f r om Page 1) K e lsea (N. H . ) , Ca llah an (Co n n.), team of Massachusetts Agric u lt m·al -ends. was un ab l e \ o h ave even on e man on Long o (Conn.) , Lamo reau (M.) ,- eith er t eam, _tack les . It seem~ th a t the n a mi ng of t he Dickso n (M) , \V e tterg-r een ( N. H.) , lin e a ff orded the . g r e a tes t troub le. - gua r ds. Th ere were many good men on all C o nroy (R. I ) .-c e nte r. t h e c lubs, but it was the pe r f orm a nce B arb er (R . !.)-quar ter. made by each, especially in confe r Abbiatl i (N. H .), Buzzell (M.) ence matches, which counted the ha lf backs . g r eatest. Main e a ppea red t o have William s ( C onn.)-full bacl<. possessed th e better li.n e , Captai n Lam Sec ond '.rearn oreau, D ic kso n and Nannigan, all pl a yiJ1g ilrtportant parts in t h e ir t eam'~ Blake (R . I.), N'l. nnig;.an (M. ) victor ies. K elsea of N ew Ham pshire, e nds. was unusut1l1y good , p lae e d by many Ca llah an (N . H.), \Varde (H . I.) critics as one of th e best in t he tackles. East. Blak e , of Rhode Isla nd , by Zollin (C o nn.) , I:..orentson (Con n. ) reaso n of .his abil ity to catch d --gua rd s. passes a t crucial po ints of t he g a mes, D a.Je:v (Corin.)--c e nter . earn e d a place o n the seco n d team . Sc h ofiel d . (C c n n. )-qu a rt er. Probably so me would plac e Schofie ld , of C onnecticut, _ah ead of B9.rber. of Rhode I sla nd; for t he q uarter back post. B ec'au se h e calle d man y ":chance plays" \Vhicli ' wou ld no t' h av e wo rked .I f the orh>ositl on had be"ln more c lever, the g e n eralsh ip of Scho fiel d ' by far below that of B arber. Even though h e pbye d t h e m a .io r , portion ' o f t he season a t guar d, Barber 's outstan d i ng performanc e in t he


Comiecticu t game was su fficient to earn for him h is rig ht to the post. Abbiatti , of New Hampshire, was · f · f f' the same ·e 11 ow o · y e<er s , even thou g h all t e ams kept a c onstan t

The or chestr a ,

as usua l,


this week's ass'e 'nibly. Foliowing that M.essrs. Savage and Doy le sang a duet , being acco mp a ni ed by two " uk es' ' b eh ind s cen e s. P ratt an d nobille th e n gave a uke le l e duet , and finally the four art ists joined in a quartet.

Rhode Island Team Places Strong Trio at Storrs; Smith. Fine and Wordell Repre~nt Rhody

Miss Peck th e n l ed the m u sie for College T h e R hode Isla n d State two h y mns that s ound ed ex-cellent, Team j o urneyed to a nd, 'as she t ermed it , "made her App le J u dgin g feel good ." St orrs, Conn., la st Saturda y morn- . ''Bud " Perron, on e of Rh od e Is land 's r eprese nta tives at th e Wesleyan Conference, then gav e the s tu de n t bo d y a r es um e of t he proceed ing·s a t 1\Iidclletown, w hi c h is p rint e d upon t h e seco nd pag e ~

ing to p artic ip ate in the triangu lar meet, con sistin g of Connecticut, Rho d e Island a n d New Ham pshire. The co ntest th is year was exceptionally close, l ess t h a n one p e r ce nt' difference separa ting the winning an d lo s in g t eam s New Ham p s hir e 'l'h en Pr exy talked to us upon t h e ' · · · '· won t hie conte st with a tota l score of lr! tere o ll egiate a th letic m e eting. He 9 d p e r c ent, wh ile Rhode I sland and N!cora (N . H .), Eclcly ( Cqn n.) - - the n t'ead the agr eement th'at the Connecticu t were tied at 9 2 p er cent half backs . fa<:? ulty h ad made. In this agr eeme nt Sylvester ( M.)-full b ac k. tlrey decid e d th a t th ey wou ld pick a The high individual s corer of the B est punter-Steve ns (R. I.). fac ulty comm ittee w hich wo ul d at< Miss Ber neby of New day was Best p assing c o mbination- Eddy lo range a class r ·ush. He also s a id th'at Ha m psh ire, the only g ir l in t he Callahan (Conn .) . n ext fa ll there wo uld be no a fte rnoon event. M iss Berncby, a lready noted B est. plunger- \Villhms (C on n.). classes aft er 3 o'cl ock. "However," as the c h amp ion hay swather i n New Substitut es- P rince , N . H., Mur - h e we nt on to state, "without a ft er by En g land , ad de d to h er laur els doch, Massa. A gg i e; D ick ey, Me., Min - noon c lasses we must h ave S'aturd ay qualify in g as the for e m ost apple exelasses." "i¥hen he h a d finis hed that per t in t he E a s t . n u tti, Me. , Cartwrig h t , Mass. Aggie ; The R hode I sland boys a lso pl'acedl, 'l'ownsend, R. I. , Eddy, Co nn ., Knaut, phase of his t alk h e spoke upon the "Ath letes" . . . . 0! Conn. , vVilson, Co nn ., Meade, R, I., a dmittanc e of ·at hl etes. ' hlgh up , Du ne Sm1th g ettmg th1r he s a id, "never h ave been barr ed I p a ce, w h.11.e B en F me ' t 1e ' d f or f our t h . Gratto n , R . I. , Stewart, N. H.· 1 ______ fr om R h ode Island . Herea fter , If two f ,. I I b t l\K h · h f P ro esso r · er er . 'J.ars ' · coac o • · stu d ents a r e of equal standing, and SIGMA KAPPA TEA one is an a t hlete, th e athlete sh'all be the tea m, a ccompanied the boys, and it is clu e to his hard efforts t hat the Now th a t snow is a ll a bout us and. ad mitted." l ocal team p laced so h ig h . . .. . 1 - - -- -After· th e contest Co nnecticut g a v e t he C hristmas trees a t B owers' a re I a banq u et to all participants, at " b loo ming" a real holiday spirit MARGARET WHITTEMORE






watc h f or every · move of his. Buzzell, of Maine, won t he o t her h a lf b a ck po sition . I n W i lliams , Connecticut . d h' h 1 had a f e 11 ow w h o was th e t .h 1r 1g . . t h. E t "P , p reva ils on th e campus. F irst among TALKS T·o. · HOM·E · - ECS which a n u m ber . . of . .. po mology. ex-., est sco rmg ace In e 'as . op, . . . . as h e is· c ommonly r e f e rred to, was t hese on the femm1ne side IS t h e tea petts spok~ ~~out. , th~" g~_neral apple · . . . I g-iven by Phi Chapter of Sigma ind us try in New England. ·' a threat in ever y gam e , be1ng cons1d- l . . At the quarterly meetin g of the Kappa m hon or of h er patr onesses, . · Th e f m al placement for the t eams ered by rrews])'apermen as· a fellow,. · -' . . . . . ·.. . 1-lome EconomiCb' C lub Mond a y eveMrs . Howard E d ward s, Mrs. Wilha m . was a s follows: . . h wo rthy of a p ositi on o n any o f t h e u ' .· j n ing, Miss Margaret vVhittemore of . · · • ·"'· .,_ .. . Whe 1 an, :M r s. John B. Sm1t , •urs. . . 1 New Hampshire 1 leading e.levens of th e country . 1·A r ..t h.u1· ·s·.. v aug -.. 11.. an, . J ..o.;n .;, . B. t he Experim ent Sta tion spo _ ke t o a M. · s B·e --r·n· e.b.y· . ' T· ·. · · . . 67u 18 The g u e sts of the a fternoon !'la rge ~-rou~ of _women students. Cross 64 , T here wer e a few p layers who s e I Peele w.odc stood o ut creditably. Abb.iatti . ' l\'' Mrs . was ·. eks · 1 n . ., ,. ;it, ·l were . -, rss. "I L ee .p e c k an d . . ,..the . , first time the . ass ocia . , .t.·io n h ad I We 6-46-· was v ery e lusive, gain ing many yard's J ,, · H .· . f.· K : ·t A t' .- tt the p i eastire of Miss Wh ittemore's. , 1· ames eap o mgs on. n o1ne e . . __ ... . . afte r o n ce h aving bee n tackled. Lam - 11, -. . h. . f . ...: t ·pres.e nce, a nd she expressed h er gra tT'~o''ta!' ·•'ti • '' p'' e·'·r'' ce'n''<'. · ~.- ay was 1n c a rge o .,rrangemen s. , ,. , .. _. 195 9 or 92 ~oreau, as well a s Zollin and Lo r ent!tude a t the goo d work t he club is Rbod~ !~'arid.''





son, were f a s t, g oing down t he field on p unts to make tackles which prevented thl{ o pi)(.fi'eift's fro m g itlnirig much. Stevens, of R h ode I sl'and, hol ds th e distinction of n o t bejng .out - punted by any opp o ne n t iJ!Wi y ear. Syive'st'er, '

of Maine , w a s eq ually a s g ood , his "educated to e" earning many an extra point that he lped to pil e u p the score . W illiams seems t o take the ho nors foi~ bei'ng tn'0 lln'e' pluriger, o nly a few m en were ab le to stop him . Massachusetts Aggies were very weak this season, and their p layers didn't seem to c ome u p to the stand-' arc! set by the other co lleges in the conference. H owever , Murd ock and' · Cartwright were of suff'i c fent calibre t o w in ad miration for- specia.l mention.



MORE THOUGHTS Littighter , music, Couples dancing, A cigarette O n ' my p la te Burns on U nhee ded . I sit a nd th ink, Of what? W h y am I silent Wh en others la ugh? Why do I think ·when others talk? ]MY mind within me Turns and twists O n wo rd s unspoken, On thoughts untold. -By H. A . R..



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a ftend1ri.g: a woman' s coll ege', Vassar~, then study ing sci ence f u r t her at a strictly men' s i nstitution, M. I. T., an d specia lizing in Hom e Economics would be unusua~.' even if the woman had not been famed for her home life a nd her 1 great a bility. Such ar e the cha.racteris tics of Mrs. RiChar ds, who is kno w n nati onally a s a great figure in e du ca tion c irc l es. Th e v ice -pr esident, Doris Urq uh art, presided a t the meet ing w hic h took p lace in Davis H all so cia lToom.


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e'iiuca -' tio n a! fund of the Chinese women stu; <l!ents a t the Univ ersity of Peking: Th e ·l 1 life stor y of M r s . E ll e n Rlc h .arcls, found.eJ ' a nd first president of . the Nati onal Home Economic s' .Aoooeiatfon,

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Snow Flies Fast as Rhody's Champions Leave for Yale

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.Schumann. Miss I•Jvang-eli ne D ia m o nd then i gave '" sho rt talk con ce rning th e Hh ocle Island St:l te College C hapt er 1 0f theY. W. C. A ., and their problems :

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''!;h is eo n f e rence w i ll last f r o m Dec. 1 AT SOPH HOP 28 till .January 12, and thte mai n 1 - --------tq pic to b e discussed is " Pr o blems of' <C onti nu ed fro m P;;tg e 1 J ~o ll e~; e Life." . Delega te~> from all ti on ed sec: i on mad e to rep rese n t a

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Th e d i ning hall I'esoundecl w ith the din of a kni f e b eing beat en u po n t he radiator. I n lo ud s tentorian tones ...... ____ _,______ ___________ M r. Brow n, e1·s twhile headwa i t er ot· r East Hall, an no unced that all the i rn l"· esR the visito r s with a sense of students wer e invit ed t o a sen d - off ' ' oll egt' spir it. 'I'h e patro ns and pa- f o r th e basketball team im mediately t r·on e,;,;es w ere established in a parti- I after l unch . His announcement w a s


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J received w it h bur sts of ap plause a~ A co - Ed' s clothes are like a barbed- u s ual , for Brown ie's vo ice h as a magcp!leg e Y. vV . chaptm·s ha ve b<>en Ur·ee k living room. Co ueh e s, cl.iv,m .s wir· e fen ce . Th ey protect the prop erty ical sp e ll u po n t he s t u de n t s of R. I. s. c. <nvited to attend . I n an effort t o I' 'u"J cu~h ions wer e plac e <l in conven - l1U t rail to o bstruct t h e v iew . 1


raise m oney t o send M iss Robertson 'i e, n t sp o ts th ro ughout th e halL In one

to Milwa ukee, the co ll ege chapter will c or'ner \·v as a g- igantio m oo n that b lin k conduc t a Christmas s a le of can dy, I cakes, grab s, et c. T h is sal e w i ll b e J ed h eld


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at t he g· uests• und er

Dec.J t h e direction of Art Smith of t h e light-

clay. dul'ing _w eek, 13 'W ill be set asid e fo1 a tag and .overybod y has been asked to g-iv e a s m u ch as they please. So , come o n , fellows , d ig do wn de ep and he lp th e J! ocal Y, by buying t ags o n tag day. · After co mplimenting t he d e bating t eams on their ver y good wo1·k dur:iing the p as t seaso n, D r. Eldward s ad -'1-ess.ed th e llo no r·· stude 11 ts· f'or· a f'ew·""• moments . l-Ie asl<: ed the honor st u-

~sumacs, ~ - ~uslles

Elve rgr ee n b ranc he s,

A t abo ut 12:30 a bu n c h of ed s assemb l ed in front of Lippit t to cheer 'J'axi driv er (tiaJking about car to th e ir departing h eroes. In lH'e_parahim self): Gawel, what a c lutch! tio n for a warn1 rece p tio n t h e b oys Vo ice f rom t h e cab : Mind your coo l ed off by thr·o wing snow balls at busin e ss. the Freshmen. It is rumo r e d that

Heard AHer th e Sopb Hop

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fi r treeR, palms an<l cocoan u t

lo'ain ey (co-ed), sitting on t he Rlone steps at Lippitt: Gee, t h is sea t gave a n a clcl! tro n a l h o li day aspect to is as h 'ard as a rock ! ~h e oc cas ion. C hair .r nan .J<;e Pulver of the deco ra t in g co mmittee r ec e iv e d MOVIES hun dreds of co n gratul ations on t he ----c omplete task he h a d acco mpli shed. J an . 8- "Bor n to u1e vVest," z. Grey, ~!'he dance lasted till o ne · o'clock , H olt, M . Morris . a nd t he many gu es t s r e lu c tantl y left .Ja n. 1 5- "Hold '!'h at Li on," Dougth e ,;cene· of t h e biggest So ph Hop in las :McLean. the histo ry o f th e co llege. All will ha ve somethin g to remember thi s J an. 22 - "You'd Be S urprised, " R < d G 'ffith memorab le event by, as u n iqu e fav o rs · a _,,m on n · r· 2 9- "l''a· utl1," a ll wet'e cJ istr ibut ert t o the gu es ts w ho at<an. - sc 1' 11 atr'n g ~'o ~ te nded. Th e f avors co nsisted of hand- star.

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in v arious · parts of the hall




>4'Hmts to use their own judgmen t w hen an d when not to tak e a dvantag-e

the privilege of c utting· c lass ~s . This pr iv il ege was g iven to the h o n or men a nd s h o uld not be abu sed . ; The Freshmen we r e deta ined after some slav e bracelets of j ade and sil.Web . 5-"Y ou Never K now vVomen," ver, with a blue s ton e havirig the Vidor, Sherman ; Brook, Brendel. t b.e upper c lassme n left, and Dr. Bel - sch ool l ett er s inscrib e d upon it, in th e f•'el:J . 19- "'l'in G ods," T . Meighan. '\~arcls addressed th e g ro up. His main cente r. Th e c lass o.f 1929 is in de bt ed point was of his d!ssappointment in to the fa ther of on e of its c lass mem :his selection of th e cl ass of 1 93 0, b ot h 'Nilso n. be r s, Alva n An dei'so n, through wh ose 5--''Q u a rterback ,'' :'vln r. Ric h a rd i 1~ their character and i n lelle etual gener os i t ~- th e favor s wer e distributed. a bility. Fo llowing a f e w r e marks on Di x. t he FreshnLan-S<;:>photn o re battle, Dr. The pa tron s and patrone;.:;ses. wer e: Edwa rds referred th e -Fresh m en £o Dr. a n d M rs. H a rold W. Brownin g, Mr. tl:he co ntrac t which every F r es h man and :\I rs. Fred 'L'oo tell, Pro f. Herbert made upon entering R. I. S ta t e Col- }:met-y an d M iss Hin es . 'I'he Soph Ho i;} Committee: C h a ir man , Daniel Fitts; l1!ege, and w hich was br ok e n b y all "Mal" Bowers, Prop. -wi{o to ok part in the c lass d is t u rb- D ec orati o ns, Joseph Pulver, W illiam . ance. This b attle sh owed that the Ledward , Mauric e M o n a h a n ; Favor s, . c ha racter of the F reshman clas;;; w a s Alva n A nder son ; P rograms, GlacUng J,l .h n>-·on, K e n Keac h; Door, Davi d not acc ording t o Dr . Edwards' ideaL I•'ille , A..t"thur Kevorkian; L igh ts , ArA n ew s tar t and a serio u s e ffo rt to ·dO better than was d one in the first t hu r Smith ; Patr ons, I , ois Wilcox; i•'lo or. Henry· A mbr u st, A xel Stenho lm ; ~iuartm· w as th en urg e d c>f all th e H efl·eshrnents, 1\lliriam 1-Jope, Hi chard .F res hmen, s o t h at the grades that Conklin, Harol d Scott. ·will e nter the books f or the h alf, ·; nd f r ater nit y dec orations helpe<.l t o ·will be .much b etter than t ho se> that were e nter e d f ol' the quai·tet·. of

IV.ansker r emarked , "S now-use ," as a snow · b all r olled down his neck, Some Sophs are invest igati ng. After getting Wanskee c-ooled off. the ·aggregation b egan to cheer the ir basket ball :rpen. As each man en tered th e taxi a cheer went up. Fin ally Coach K eaney ente r ed the c ar a nd a trem e ndously loud cheer was ·given. Keaney, however , quicl;: ly suppressed the u prisin g w it h h is heat'ty laugh and strong, f irm words . I n resp onse to fr a ntic cr.ies of "Speech ," Coach Keaney struck his most char·ming ])Ose. I Te looked at the gToun d, l stuck his h an ds in his p-ockets, blushed and stopped smiling: "No s p eech n ow, boys. vVait till after t h e game." The cars rolled away . Epstein. lo o ked, w ith tears .r o lling· down his cheeks, b ack at his f riends. U p, aro und the campus w e nt the cars until they s lip ped o ut of sight behincl "Aggie. "

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