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GRIST 1942 Ciimptis View 1892


ANNIVERSARY RHODE ISLAND STATE COLLEGE

GRIST


The Men and Women

Island State

offered

CoUege

Rhode

of

who have

their services

aid

to

their country to preserve peace,

liberty

and

democracy.

.

.

.


CLASS ADVISOR

Dr. Vernon L Cheadle


GRIST

BOARD

Editor

Albert Kopech

Business

William Rutledge

Ilene

J.

Manager

Managing

Barber

Editor

Assistant Editor

Roland R. Parent

Irving Kopech

Sports

Editor

Betty Rir.iiMr.Nn

Women's Editor

Franc:is K. M.Aav

Associate Editor

John

Art Editor

Sanik

Albert A. Carpen

ter

Florence A. Hornstein

Richard K. Fort

Photographic

Editor

Feature Editor

Service

Manager


ANMVERSARY ISSUE Mabel Baroamian

Women's

Sports

Editor

Wilton Sunn

Advertising Manager

Lestp:r M. Friedman

Circulation

Assistant Women's Editor

Mae E. Burt

Edmund D. Maher

Joseph

Manager

Assistant Art Editor

Mary P. Clarkin

Assistant Circulation

A. McGarry

Thomas

J.

Masterson

Arra

Manager

J. Kechijian

Charles A. Bergesson Modzelkwski

Ruth B. Crandall

Stanley

Isidore V. Fine

Morton Goldman

J.

1942

Front

Hoiv:

Second Rous: Third Row:

Hornstciti. I

Mailer, M< ( Kersliaw, t:.

\. Kopccii, Rutledge, McVay, I. Barljir. on, Sanilt, Friedman, Modzelewski, Goldn i:amian, Masterson, I. Kopech.


conunemoratcs

/StfLTHOUGH this year

fiftieth anniversary of the found

/S3-thc

of the

history

of the institution

organization

dates back almost

eighty

Governor

which

script

Lincoln in

President dation

was

1862, the real foun

laid, upon which the college

developed.

development

years

and

planning

script

the land the

first tedious years, acres

University, which

Brown

on

taxes on

name

of

Mechanic Arts.

120,000

of

growth

the

College

State

Island

and

the

During

to earn

requirements

Rhode

Agriculture

future

for the

attained the

Agricultural College

the

was

experiment,

of the school intervened before

and necessary of

of

Thirty

organization,

the

the

to

signed hy

Act

Grant

Land

land

the

according

its due

was

.-Vgricultural

its

authorizing receive

accept and

to

day

of this

Assembly

resolutions

passed

State

On that

years.

186S when the General

in

the

College,

State

Island

Rhode

of

ing

account of

was

was

the land

tranf erred forced

lack of funds

the property which,

to

to

sell

to meet

the way,

by

$50,000

A fund of

was

located in Kansas.

was

derived from the sale, and in 1888,

bill

wa-s

passed establishing

land grant fund income,

School

on

an

Development was

slow but

were

a

independent of

steady.

inspected

the

from this State

a

original

Agricultural

basis.

Agricultural

School

Five difTerent land sites

before it

was

finally

farm in buy the "Oliver Watson" In 1888, the first Board of

voted

to

Kingston.

Managers, headed


Mr. Charles O.

by

in

ing

an

old

Watson

near

The take

not

until 1890, when Taft

that hv

a

first

The

pleted.

college

the

(ornrrstom-

housing

Laboratory

in the

for this

was

making

appropriated

The

were

the institution in

College All

erected.

Thirty-

admission

by

requirements which "embraced

the

meeting

gained

was

to enter

1890.

September

three stalwart students

of

same

provide

to

and

school,

made

laying

in readiness for the first class

finally

com

was

building.

for the

Hall and South Hall

ordinary English branches, arithmetic

the

through

and cube

square

reading, spelling,

and

of United States

history".

the first class their per

and

board,

annum

stone

help

1892,

history

one

day

of several

gressed

news

from

schedule for

a

136 two

eleven courses

a

week for

five dollars

we

that year

at

mile

a

It

was

when, with the

mighty

"Old

roar

to

Ben

boom

that Rhode Island had pro school

to

one

college

with

courses,

one

a

four-year

in mechanics.

departments of

arrive

of the institution.

undergraduates,

two

agriculture and were

The members of

rent was

room

Butler" roared his last forth the

geography,

respectively.

in the

dawn

root,

elementary knowledge

three dollars

paid

With the year

at

building

place, however,

who attended the

was

money

year

proper

first

meet

located

was

public acknowledgment

was

fifty people

held its first

crib which

House.

did

construction

Flagg,

corn

of

There

instruction, and

instruction

years after the

a

in

founding

offered

within

of the

college.


J^

OUTHFUL Rhode

(^ZZ

College

decade under the the

of

two

In

1894, the first drill

years

in

Soon,

library,

.nd

for

need

winter

additional classrooms, and

next

deenied

was

was

year

critical and

a

for

historically,

nl nnr,

proRrrs.nr

lirst

tin

doubled.

was

appropriation

an

The

necessary.

.\t

held for cadets.

was

the

to

response

drilling cjuarters, a

faculty

its

in

^t,Ltuv

t-.\

State

Island

iin'rin.>u-lv

grew

although

Coll.-r 1 1. ,11.

time,

th(

.It

dest

was

d

the- first

by fire,

provision Pres. Kenvon L. Butterfield 1902-1906

for

boarding

stu students

women nen

bv till- ninoilrllins of \\ Mauv other

in these

ten

served

was

Mr.

dent.

noteworthy

and well

John

H.

Hall

that the took

was

of

Marshall were

they

did

course

or

II.

In

1898,

not

have

1902,

Dr.

as

President

the

over

means

of

in Phi Beta

"those who have A's in any

one

Kappa not

term

his office

In

college. Mr.

organized

was

school

prcparation.

resigned

three years. In

Student Council

people lucau-c

high

a

replaced by

was

college-

several

Kenyon

Butterfield, who directed the afTairs

ship

19 12

direction

>'oung

to

access

Washburn of

for

attend

to

other proper

In

Island for

course

preparatory

a

under the

Tyler,

unable

months he

poultry

1902

and

in this year

was

of the

established

wa^

who

1897,

the first of its kind in American

agricultural colleges. school

It

presi

In

published,

was

built.

college

its first

by

Washburn.

organization

place,

which the

wisely

Volume I of the Crist

Lippitt

House.

incidents occurred

during

years

arranged

was

1

L.

of Rhode

1904, the

first

and member

was

restricted

to

received less than four

record."

In

1906,

at

the

Davis Hall Afire 1895


same

was

time that Dr. Howard Edwards took

the

over

the preparatory school

presidency,

abolished because after

existence, it seemed

regular college The

be

to

of

era

College.

In

out

the

Edwards

to

the

Dr.

the

chair marked

another

years of its

work.

ascension

president's

eight

crowding

of

1907, four degrees

neering, home economics,

and

applied was

the

held,

"Soph Hop"

and prevent Great

to

was

the

and

promote grace in walking

Sunday studying"

organization

students in this

science.

published,

In this year, the first Beacon

first

obtain

were

time, in agriculture, engi

able for the first

"Hobo Club

Island

Rhode

al

progress

of

beginning

took

organized.

was

among the

place

period. In 1905, the Young

Men's and Women's Christian Associations were

In

prominent undergraduate organizations.

1908, the first fraternity, Rho Iota Kappa,

was

organized,

and in 1909 the first

basketball team

was

establishment of the Honor introduction

of

1910

started.

girl's the

saw

System

and the

Rules.

Rhode

Freshman

Island's athletic relations with Brown

also

date from this year.

In 1908, the system of

the

school

division

semesters

of

the

instead

of

year

three terms,

The social calendar

arranged.

included such functions

the

as

at

the

reception given

Junior

buildings

class. were

It

to

was

needed

cla.ssrooms

and

first

this time

annual

an

the Freshman

decided that due

crowded conditions that had in

two

was

Military Ball,

musicales, informal hops, and informal

into

to

begun

dormitories,

iUtendance had increased to 170.

the to

by

new

over

appear

for

the


full

Mechanic

and

Agriculture

Island

Rhode

name,

for such

lengthy

that because the

also decided

was

3T

of

College

Arts

too

was

progressive organization,

a

it should be shortened to Rhode Island State In

College.

1910, owing

interest in sports and the

of football and athletic teams work for the needed funds for and clubhouse

buildings appeared

new

Science Hall in 1913 and in

The main

1921.

Sophmore was

instituted

with the It

was

Prom

the

custom

commencement

these years

a

for the

Juniors

in

was

in I'll'i. lli.- t:li. 1 921

produced

in 1921

in their

At

the

football

curricu on

the was

Society made its rni-in

Society

was an

w.iv

was

although

squad

especially

Rhody sports

enthusi

the victor

in the clash of its basketball

that of Harvard;

team

by

1

with

the Brown Uni

took the upper hand

conflict, with R. I. by 1 touchdown. close

of

fraternities and

placed chapters

the two

on

19 12

a

varsity debate

1921

.

asts, for Rhode Island

versity

give

During

1, and Phi Delta's first play

memorable year for the

point

extra

importance

held in 1916. !'an-ncll.-ni<

formed in

to

ball to the Seniors.

gained

College,

its feature attraction.

as

The tirst annual

beginning

the Freshman-

great many of the

lar activities campus.

Pres. HowarcJ F.d;.ards 1 906- 1930

Hall

1912, Junior Week

Rhode- Island State

at

Junior

two

campus.

of the Freshman

was

In

pull.

rope

students.

1922,

Agricultural

event

calendar in these years

to

the

on

college,

athletic: field

by the

started

was

the

at an

decade from 1912

During the

increased

the

to

growing importance

decade, five nation.il national sororities h.icl

the Rhode Island campus,

19 22


thric

uitl

\.nirtl

and coeds

nine

species

by

dumb

a

were

a

(oiHsr

The Business Administhe curriculum

to

Memorial

Hall,

and Rodman Hall

Hall,

graduates began England

to

erected

in the

gain prominence

sports

In

world.

scrappy coed basketball

1926,

and

sextet

men's

Rifle

Team

lost

thirty-three matches, dfhatinij "-cjii.kI uiili .Ww

Rhode

its first

H

was

was

reorganized

conjunction

all-inclusive,

years.

the

Dr.

greatly

the

college through

presidency.

sobered

in

But

by

of 1930 the

death

of

its

Edwards, who had faithfully many

In December of the

Raymond

was

when, in the spring

mourned

president.

appeared

with the Men's Glee Club.

years later the campus

misfortune

Regi

organized

interfraternity

be

to

and the Women's Glee Club first

seen

debate

of the fjih

Company

Rhode Island. In 1928, the

college

its

Island's

triangular

of Stabbard and Blade

council

The of

three

ll.iinpsjnir.

1927, the

In ment

won

and

season

College.

only

a

hockey

entered their tenth undefeated

of matches with Connecticut

two

Gateway,

were

Rhode Island under

before the "thirties".

team

was

campus

the campus pros

1932,

added

was

Edwards

in 1923.

at

the "femi

fed appear

corn

Island

Rhode

in every way.

New

as

usually distinguished

and

expression

1922 until

From

tr.ition

widely college

of age.

coming

pered

a

Favorite

defined

of student

The

ance."

Bliss

in existence.

in the "twenties" included "bum

expressions ming",

clubs of

sixteen

were

ii.iuiic

G. Bressler

was

same

prosperous year, Dr.

appointed

to

the


1932, East Hall

3N

cafeteria for

a

infirmary and

laid

and

was

established,

the

president's

At the close of

converted into

was

men

the

women,

new

roads

were

house

was

built.

the campus numbered

1932,

twelve fraternities and three sororities, and its extra-curricular

include

Socially, the

ations.

had

activity

expanded

clubs and

twenty-six

some

campus

was

to

organiz

progressing,

and with the introduction of "t.ilkies down the liiic" d..y

iii.nlits. the usual Satur-

S.Lliinl.iv

(111

iiislil silent inoyi.'s uitli the dances which

followed,

were

the dances

turned

and for the first time

by

As

failures.

were

a

over

result, in 1932,

to

organizations,

fixed fee

a

charged

was

the sponsors.

The last and

years, have been stormy years

ten

progressive

hurricanes

methods take

college

years,

come

Rhody

and

place, close

to

they

its

goal

have

sons

in

revolutions

blow,

have of

seen

teaching the

seen

becoming

a

university and another exchange of presidents In the last

take affect.

body

has

gained

its

decade, the student in

prominence

college

student gcjvernment. From the establishment of the Sachems in

progressed

to a

1932, the students have

form of Student

tablished in 1941, which is and

Senate,

es

democratic

more

progressive.

The Glee Club, which first

presented

Messiah in 1933, has in less than

gained

reknown in New

Beginning mayor of

becoming

in

1934

Kingston a

a

has

ten

England's

custom

of

prevailed

campus tradition.

the

years

musical

electing

and is

a

now


These

years have

ten

progress in the

building

State

College.

In

ation

was

women's

May 1934,

made which

dormitory,

ministration

remodeling

Halls,

In

193'). (

was

dedication

a

building,

and the

Building

great physical

seen

up of Rhode Island

an

was

The

next

Three years

attended

ceremonies,

buildings

step in the

Mrs.

Quinn, that

at

their official titles.

building

program it is

enlarged gymnasium

an

the needs of the

fulfill

later,

by

Governor of Rhode Island

will be

hoped,

barn

Economics

Home

onipleted.

gave these

time,

new-

and Edwards

Franklin D. Roosevelt and Mr. Robert who

a

and ad

improved dairy

Lippitt

new

a

for

library

new

of

appropri

an

provided

to

Rhode

expanding

Island sports activities.

Rhode Island State

College

in the

gained prominence

four Rhode Island

1938,

athletics have

men

made the all-

conference basketball team and

the

boasts

national

basketball. The

ing

the

world with

years

to

bring

Square

has also built up its

strength

to

a

right

national

the

and

left, with the

championship

two

college team

and power.

the last four years the campus has

of

two-

have

they

Tiie Khodr Isl.ind track

sports record.

smashed

their

and

Garden for

fame and honor

in

still thrill

teams are

point-a-minute scoring ability, traveled to Madison

Rhody

now

scoring champion

Keaney

basketball

In

last decade.

In

seen

records

final

victory

for the track

stars

of Rhode Island. The

graduating

into Rhode Island

class of 1942

by

a

was

ushered

hurricane in

1938.


3

N four years has

the campus, the class

on

the institution of the

seen

carnivals which

college

in the fall of 1939

appeared

and

1941, for the benefit of the Scholar

ship

Fund.

the

In in

participated

is

on

only

of the

to

reorgan

ba.sis.

let

facts

to

the progress

relating

from 33

expanded

another

Wartime

quarterly

In 50 years the

college. has

a

necessary

for themselves in

speak

college.

undergoing

it necessary

college system

At present it

ment

is

curriculum.

making

measures are

ize the

its

in

change

great

college

1942, they

the fiftieth anni

versary of the birth of their

This year the

of

Spring

celebrating

college

enroll

1200, while

to

times its

original

size.

It is hard to estimate what advances the

next

the

faculty

is

over

half century will

The

ten

bring. Probably

physical growth

historic

and

significance

tion of the

beginnings

old grace

comparison

it has to offer now,

the close of

at

progressed

from

three

buildings

and

amount

land

of

a

a

a

of rock-strewn, overgrown New

swamp

the

until

land

of

w^ith the facilities which

century. Rhody has settlement

is of

college. Rhode

growing

its age in the

fully, showing its meager

is

College

none!

college

effective indica

an

of the

maturity

Island State

of the

numbers nine halls of

school

half small vast

Eng now

three dormi

learning,

tories, Home Management house, Watson house, sixteen privately owned fraternity and

sorority houses,

field

a

tennis courts, the

house,

the President's residence.

watching eagerly

football field,

experiment stations,

the

and

From

fifty people

of

cornerstone,

laying

a


the

of its

(me

nial

anniversary

fifty

lowly birth

Rhode fame

have

gained

of Taft

laboratory.

State

has

College

enviable

an

its

Its

gained gradu

Glee

Clubs

in New

re])utation

who have

Rhody graduates

and

professors

theories

in

won

diverified

advanced

science

and

have

well, of

ment

come

to

research.

Agriculture

mation

and

the

depend

for their

latest

Rhode

has introduced many

ment

on

the

states

Depart infor

farming

in

developments

The Home Economics

agricuhurc.

a

on

revolutionary

Island farmers and those from other as

ac

fields,

instructors, while studying have

campus,

in

college

teams

In addition

nationally.

name

claim for their

the

hy twenty

"State" basketball and track

spread

the

by the First

souls who witnessed

earnest

undergraduates.

England.

of

It's semi-centen

the achievements of its

through and

position

a

will be celebrated

Island

ates

have

to

conducted

buildings

times those

the

progressed

merit dedication ceremonies of

to

of the I'nited States.

Lady

to

has

college

importance

new

depart

wrinkle in

the realm of nutrition and home management. The brilliance of the Rhode Island is

each year

recognized

labors.

The

college

responsibilities as

the

to

to

to

as

bring. Perhaps ripe

its

well

the

institutions.

higher

when

old age of

and twenty it will boast

score

in

the nation

estimate what ad\'ances the

Rhode Island reaches the

rating

engineers

result of their

rapidly assuming

of service

half century may

three

a

state.

It is hard next

is

as

university

ranks of educational


ROARU OF TRUSTEES

A.

Livingston Kelley, Chairman

Reuben C. Bates, M. D.

John

F. Brown

Mrs. C. Gordon MacLeod

Louis M. Ream,

James

John

Secretary

F. Rockett

B. Dunn


PRESIUE^T


EXECUTIVE Dr. C:ari. R. VVooinVARD, Pii.l).

President

John Dr. C:arl R

Woodward, Ph.D

Barlow

Vicc-Presideitt of the ColU-oc and Dean

oj

Science and Business,

1930, 1902 Middlcbury, 1932 B.S., Middhbury, 1895; A.M., Brown, 1896; ScD..

Lucy Comings Tucker

Registrar and Secretary of

the

Faculty

Amy M. Cit.Bi.RT

Projessor of History and

Dean

of Women,

1941

\.B., Wilson College, 1915; M.A., University of Pennsylvania,

1919;

Ph.n., Ibid., 1922; LL.D., Wilson, 1939

Harold W. Browning

of Graduate Studies and Professor of Botany, 1935, 1920

Director

S., Rhode Island State College, 1914; M.S., University of Wisconsin, 1916; Ph.D., Ibid., 1920 B

Ibirold W. Browning


COUNCIL John Dean

of

C. VVbldin

.-idministration and

Projessor oj Bacteriology, 1939, 1927

B.S., Iowa State College, 1916; M.S., Ibid., 1923; Ph.D., Ibid.,

1926

Royal L. Wales Dean

and

oj Engineering

Professor of

J^eehanical

Engineering,

1909, 1908 S.B.,

Massachusetts Institute of

Technology,

1902

Roy;il

L. Wale;

Frank VV. Keanky Director

of

Athletics and

Professor of Physical Education,

1934, A.B., Bales College,

1920

1911

Laura E. Andrews Associate

Professor of

Home Economies, 193.'), 1929

B.S., Columbia, 1916; M.A., Ibid.,

1926

Homer O. Stuart

Acting Dean of Agriculture, Acting Director of Extensi Professor of Poultry Husbandry, 1940, 1931 B.S., Penn Slate, 1925; M.S., Kansas State, 1927

Laura

E.

Andr.

Charles E. Coates

Colonel, Infantry, United States Army; Projessor of Military Science and Tacts, 1942

Pennsylvania Military College, 1908; Gradu ate Advanced Course, Infantry School, 1926; Command School, 1927 Graduate

and

General

Staff

MMksk Charles . Coate;

Ilonur O.

Stuart


FACULTY

.

1892


SCHOOL OF FI^GII\EERIi\G

Dean

Front Row

:

Second Row:

Royal L.

Wale

Alexander, Pease, Crawford, Hall, Wales, Stubbs, Parks, Beatty, Mowbray. Bills, Stoeffer, Carpenter, Tyler, Brown, Archibald.

--:~.-':--iijmmi^simi!iesm<i:j^

It t f ff f |


SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE

Second Row Third Row:

Fourth Rou.

DcSista, Pcrrv, Odland, Gilbert, Stuart, Tennant, Christopher, Gordon, Kettle, Cook. Smith, Ladd, Conlon, Paine, P. DeSista, Durham, Burdick. Tremcntozzi, Schlcnkcr, Asadorian, Butterfield, Murphy, DeFrance, Hart Kinney, Kitchin. Rynasiewicz, Bell, Larson, Bond, Shaw, Delephane.

F.

Front Row: :


SCHOOL OF SCIEIVCE AND RUSINESS

Dean

From Row:

John

Barlon

Candelet, Knickerbocker, Weldin, Barlow, Gilbert, Browning, Ince, Douglai Hofford, Beck, Carclton, Parks, Wellner, Allen, Beck, Wright, Lewis. Cole. Brooks, Millikcn, Olsen, Chase, Hollowav, Smith, Rockafellow. Fourth Row: Nelson, Cheadle, Newman, Hunter, Howiud. F.ruin.

Second Row: Third Row:


DEPARTMENT OF HOME ECONOMICS

Director Edith Andrews

Front

Row:

Second Rote:

Holwai, .Vl.ivlirUl, Whaley, Batchelder, Andrews, Bryer. s, Iniiiill. Sl. .,rns. Hale, Ebbs, Congdon. Kushk. ,


DEPT. OF MILITARV SCIENCE mO TACTICS

(.loloiii-l C:liail..> E. Coates

Lieut, Greene,

Capt. Beckett, Lieut, Colonel Back, Sergeant .Mo.ss

29


IN MEMORIAM

Helen Elizabeth Peck Born July Died July

"As

we

feel

the utter

3, 1883

27, 1941

the loss to the students and to the

impossibility

to

measure

Herbert Martin Emery

BornJune 27, 1897 DiedNovember

3,

1941

the

influence

college

we

think

of

that has gone out."


TIHIE

ir HIRST

orviE

32

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.


1892

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GR.M)L.\-n.\(; t;L.\SS .\.\U F.\CLLTY

-

1894


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Johnstone, Carpenter, UarI.er, Warkin, Rutledge.

Srniiir riass llffii'prH President

Vice-President Treasurer

Secretary Social Chairman

Faculty

Advisor

.\i.iii:rt

C:arim:nter

Dorothy Barbi;r William KirTLEDGE .Mary Clarkin Donald

Johnstone

Dr. Vernon I. Chkadle


CLASS ed like

121:

^'figuratively

class song,

to

and at;

learning

a

trying

gossip

stage

boasting

a a

seven

drum

eleven dent

aptitude

tests,

the

every

with

We

Rhode talents

shape

ber 21.

and vernacular;

weeks.

family combinations, from Christobal, Canal

All this before the literal

liowling

become State-wise in

activity packed

practically secondary school,

frosh

learn in

to

our

midst

were

and

sons

,

largest

getting talked to a cat;iclysmi(

exams;

from

to

the

us

In

dancers.

daughters of retired or active Army and Navy officers, eight fac ulty "children", two sets of twins (one distinguishable, the other not at all)

Rhode Island State up

to

attempting

few

a

taking English

rush the campus and

literally.

with the

physical

exams,

ists, and stage

Those

getting acquainted

ever to enter

that time;

and

whirl of

were

400 odd others hke

class

HISTIIIIY

whirlwind

seven

first few weeks our

a

get for of

came

Island

of

one

Zone.

whirlwind, in

hur

Mnii'iluiiu,

-

I

Septem-

a

long

tiiiu-.

11

.-

UT

a

nightmare

electric wii s, blocked

lashing wind,

seem

roads,

of terrific de.soDr.

lation and destruction confronted

sufficient

Bressler announced that classes

ring Rhody Revenue majorette, pianists, violin --

pended

37

stu

Tri-cs l.ill.n>;. 1

dangling

and

a mere

and

until

electric and

were

water

sus

repairs


ver\'

"lowly

The

frosh'*.

surmountable

5.'J8

Hopp Sin-rt.

cafeteria

em

seemingly

un-

having

any

not

the Herculean

performed

3000-4000 hot meals

daily

work.

One

a

Providence

of

do the

feat of

serving

all those

week later A

college

under the

difficulty

to

including the

electric power,

to

N

in

pitched

necessary relief work

ployees, working

Myrtle Bkathick .^bedon Home F.coiwmici. General

All

completed.

were

engaged we

came

in

repair

back to classes

rather somber campus minus On October 1,

we

were

a

able

few

-

to see

national personage pay her first visit our

college.

velt arrived

to

trees. a

to

Mrs. Franklin Delano Roose on

campus to

participate

in

the formal dedication of Eleanor Roose-

Doris Elinor Argentieri Home Economics, Institutional

Mechanical

Manaeemeni Broad

Street,

Providence

En^ineerins

t- M A

E R H

81

71

Ardway Avenue, Conimicut

38


velt Hall

hitherto known

Dorm".

Amid

stares, and First

curious

gracious

a

dedicatory

fire in the

of the Great Room

of the

name.

the "Brick

cameras, the

clicking

Lady lighted

fireplace room

as

craning necks,

dormitory

Three other

christened that Governor

now

spacious

bearing

buildings

day,

in

Economics

building

was

of

Governor; the gymnasium

the

her also

the presence of

Quinn. The Home named

were

Quinn Hall,

-rsiness

in honor

MoiiKis B* KAM Admini,ti,lti, .. Accountin K II A

.il Bellevue

was

.\venue, VVoonsoek.t

called Rodman Hall, in honor of Thomas C.

Rodman,

ings

at

first

superintendent

Rhode Island State

the field house

was

of build

College,

and

named after R

19 4 2

Mabel Bargamian Home Economics, Institutional

Management

Ilene siness

164 Lest Street, Providence

Jeanette Barber Administration, Accountini; i /,

A y,

117

Eighth Street, Providence


seniative

Meade

initiated steps

Providence, who

from

leading

to

the

building

of

the field house and stadium.

This month

was

also the occasion of the

nineteenth year of Frank

of the greatest athletes Bates

athletic

Keaney's

who, incidentally,

directorship

ever

was one

turned

The

college

itiated October

encouraging

network program

6,

an

event

was

attracting

number of freshmen

as

and "control" artists. Of this frosh

John

Sanik and Frank Donilon

have continued ous

David Kusha

Baki.ow

Auriculture. Horticullute E *

Wassaic, New York

out

by

College.

to

in an

talent

talent,

did, and

do. excellent and ardu

work for the network.

GRIST


The football

yearlings

won

their first

game,

defeating Marianoplis, 27-6,

and the

same

month

the

saw

firmary's "Sully", of

presiding

over

the arrival ol

In

who stati'd her intention

her domain "with

an

iron

hand".

Fraternity rushing accepted by

over, frat bids

145 first year

one-half of the class.

nine freshman to

some

and

a

Annie

Brown

girls

rushing

creditable

men

In the meantime,

Marguerite Robertsiiaw Bar'

being subjected

:i02 M.inton Avenu.-, Providei

were

around

a

Science. Ittolotiy

hockey field,

job they accomplished

Bristow, Mary D'Arcy were

were

nearly

and

Peg

in there with the best of them.

19 4 2

John Willaki. Beik Aariculture, A. H. .\ X A

LexinKton Avenue, Cranston

^ftfe Gordon Leonard Belsey Business

Administration, General h

240 Love

M A

Lane, East Greenwich


The month of November for

time

The

being.

gram, for

a

was

to

building expansion

successful

enrollments,

was an

a

handling of

a new

uring swimming pool,

a

and walls

at

plan

to

indoor

an

courts

enlarge

went

and

feat

track,

and class

the bleachers

Despite

and administration

tation, the bill, when it was

center

the athletic field.

faculty, student,

endum,

Chemistry

recreation

basketball and badminton rooms, and

pro

oversized

$800,000 project which

have included

Physics building;

hopes

saw our

program vanish for the

building

a new

agi

up for refer

defeated.

GRIST

Raymond Hug hes Bu.ss Business Administr ation. General

Ira BoRNSTEtN Ele clrical

124 Winter Stree

Engineerin

F. H A

A T ,

Woonsocket

68 Da vis

Street, Provid


Frosh at

runners

the New

eased into second

England Intercollegiate

place meet

November 7 of that year, with Charlie

individual honors.

Tingley taking Wc witnessed

hockey

game

our

(the

brawny hockey

brawny always

football gag and

alty campaign

first "Amazon Tarzan"

annual tilt between the

co-eds

the

and

luminaries) with

one

of

our

as

a

class, lead

candidate.

In into

the

laugh provoking Mayor

Robert "The Wolf" Cheetham

ing

etjually

and

December, the frosh

play,

with Bill

cagers swung

Rutledge

and Dave

Lownds, in the starting line. Stanley Mod-

19 4 2

Margaret

\'oung

Brown

Science, Biotony X Si

20 Chestnut Street, Westerly

Ruth Eleanor Brown Home Economics. Institutional

Manaaement E R 22 Ellis

Road,

No.

11

Allleborn, M


zclrwski and

was

was

1, 1938

among the

tjuoted

"capable

as

reserve

playcr.s

in the Beacon of December of

winning

a

starting

berth". The

month

next

culminate in the

sorority rushing

saw

pledging

of 44

girls,

Chi

Omega leading with 27 of that number, and

Joey

Lees

claiming

seventeen

co-eds for her basketball Electrical Entlineerins D A + 283 First Avenue, MiUord, C:on

Betty

Benheimer, Barlow

Jane

undefeated s(n,

team

Junior

the

sweaters, year.

our

and

scorer,

their worth

during

winning varsity

them in their

leading

proved

of

squad practice. in

ensuing

an

sea-

presented

The

notable fact about this first month of

9 X

558 Public Street. Prnvidenre

Mechanical

Mae Elma Burt, 'bK* Home Economics, Institutional

Managem.ent

Eniiineering

15 Pacific Street

a

GRIST

Donald Bree Burkhardt, 'l-K^h Chemical Engineerin,,

Frederick Abram Burnham. 'I'-

to

only other

E R H Post

Road, Saunderstown


new

new

of

spelled

year

sembly

cutters".

doom for habitual "As Dr. Barlow

medicine for the

original

season

Jaworski, outstanding

a

in the form

2000 word themes for each

With the basketball

Chet

prescribed

malady

in full senior

cut.

play,

hoop-

ster, broke Hank Luisetti's national record for the greatest number of

up"

in

a

season.

points "rolU-d

But in the mt-antiniL', Rosalie

freshmen Modzelewski and Rutledge had the fans agog with their court

under-basket

Emerging elections

(who left

shooting

and

Burt

of Post Road, Saundei

passing.

victorious from

were:

display

Marion

Home Economics, Instiliitionnl

our

first class

President William Martin

school the end of his

j

19 4 2

S,,ece, Pre-Medieal H * A

103

Arlington Avenue, Longine;

Econom, e,. ICclier V. R H

50 Main

Street, Hope


to

enlist in the Air

Anne

Peterson

Corps), Vice-President

(who

left school in her Preston

Babbitt),

Secretary Elizabeth Benheimer,

Treasurer

junior

year

William

Mrs.

Rutledge,

Freshman

Banquet

and Chairman of the

Arnold Anderson. An

victor, but in the hammer throwing

other

field,

as

Norman

was

Wilco.x, who

set

a

new

record in the freshman hammer throw.

Freshman talent abounded in the Revue We

of

contributed

make-up The had

that year,

a

chorus even

men

journalistically chance

to

"Up

and

Rhody Atom".

"gals", gagsters,

janitors. minded in

prove their

our

group

aptitude

in

a

GRIST St..

ll.Mif..id. Conn.

isiness Administration. General

514 Broadway, Providence

43 Elm

Street, Newport


"Frosh Beacon"

the Freshman

ship and

of Albert Mae

paper

we

from the

Kopech (know

Burt.

apt

reserves

of 209

which one?) that

to

smash Chet

Jaworski's

points by garnering or an

Anthony Francis Chiulli

college 9

A summary of frosh activities

same

paper reminds

cheerleaders

Lloyd

288

average of 24

per game in his first year of

Betty Richmond, that

before

find that the afore-mentioned

basketball. in this

night

Reading through

markers in 12 games,

points

the

under the editor

Modlezewski worked his way up

Stanley record

published

banquet,

us

in

Donald

and

Nancy

Conrad

was a

that

we

Science, Chemistry Dodge Street, North Providen

had

D'A'

Farnworth

promising golfe

19 4 2

Edward

Mario

CIiare

I eocher

Trait

Mechanical 22 Moorefield

Engineering Street, Providen

81 Norwood Avenue, Norwood


then; that the

even

squad

came

average

with

game; that in Emil

close a

we

freshman basketball

point

an

and

and

Our first

Usquepaugh,

Freshman

R. I.

May 20,

outstanding pianist

Banquet

in

politically,

ended

year at Rhode

socially

held in

1939. Guests and

consisted of President

Betty

McVay.

activity packed

College

varsity

average per

outstanding leaders,

Richmond and Frances

Island State

the

duplicating

68.7

had

Benson,

seholastically

to

with the

Lippitt Hall,

speakers present

Raymond Bressler,

Class Advisor Thomas Cox, Dc.m of Fresh men

and

Weldin, Dean Barlow, Coaches

Cieurzo,

and Coach

Joey

Lees.

Beck

The

GRIST

Loui,i Corm Ciiiil

Engineering

126 Bracken Street, Cranston

Ml'RRAV G. CORDIN Admimst, ation. General D A +

stness

15 Kent

Place, Edgewood

48


of the

banquet part pensed

with

numerals

were

Coach

by

Banquet being

(without

undue

dis

difficulty),

presented the class athletes

Beck, followed by

demonstra

a

tion of necromancy offered

by

Then

played by

Phil

and

our

dancing

Monte's band

to

the

was

tunes

in

Dr. Weldin.

order,

so

Social Affair ended. This with

ly off

the

same

a

to our

scholastic year ended official

harrowing

week of

various and

sundry

finals, then interests for

summer.

Coming rather

back in

September

obnoxiously superior

freshmen from

our

to

and the

being new

lofty sophomore heights

19 4 2

Raymond Evans Cra

Science, Biology

.Ashaway,

R. I.

42

Kingstown Road,

Peace Dale


was

a

very

compared summer

Wc

satisfying feeling. the

depths

of tans,

travels, and spouted

acquired "Rhodyese"

what

to

proudly

variety

of

our

newly

we

hoped

ing frosh. The Newman Club

was

Edward Maher and were

among the

continued active program.

new

started that fall

"Bobby" O'Neill

members and have

participation

Agitation

the Blanket Tax fund money way, the Beacon

pioneering

Results of class elections and Arnold Ander.son

denl, followed

on

in the club

about distribution of

were

was our

the slate

was

under

in this effort. announced new

presi

by Vice-Presi-

GRIST

Ruth Barbara C Home Economics. Institutional Mana. A

7.

25 Arnold Avenue,

Edoewood

Bedlow Avenue,

Newport


dent Anne Peterson William

Martin,

heimer,

and

Rutledge. scholastic

Social

Also

made

preceeding

Important the Harriers' meet,

public of

number

our

for the year, i.

3A

Chairman

achievements

classes, 43 of

the

(Babbitt), Treasurer

e.

having

year of 2.0

events

placing

under

Ben

Secretary Betty

William were

the

making an

the

various honors

average for

or over.

in November

were:

third in the N.E.LC.

the

of

leader.ship

Les

Nichols; the first Homecoming Day Carni val

-

a

huge

success,

Pease, organizer

of the

and

winning

Dr.

affair, much de-

ved commendation; and Elmer

Cong-

Ma RV At. BINA n '.Aqu,\NNO Scie nee. Bio.logy ERH

19 4 2

1247 Plainfi eld Stre et,

Marv

ISusinc.i,

.tilioiai.liiilii.n.

General

Johnston

Tfrf.sa D'Arcv

Science, Biology

.\ T r

255 Webster Avenue, Providence

6

Hope Street,

North Provide!


don

being

state

winner of

awarded

A blow

Contest.

to

the "borderline" that the

that total

ficiencies

Jeanne Marie Davi^ Economics, Textile

or

fir^t

at

defeat

Slrf.-t. Pawtucket

Vincent Dr

Chemical

Narragansett, R. I.

on

announcement

program in effect would The

new

order decreed

must

equal

re

deficiencies at the end of

Iht' month

not

to

2

at

with

graduate

ended with

the

humiliating

a

the "Garter Girls" '^

as

-

the

score

the end of the game.

GRIST

James Francis Dean Administration, Accounting

tstness

Burklin

the

Boys" inflicting

on

standing

119

number of those

the lliirti (jiliUci would

"Bloomer

Chicago

the end of the first semester

sfiii(--t(r

their class.

to

and seniors who had de

ERH

Landover, Maryland

a

quality points

quired credits, Home

trip

was

probation

be discontinued.

a

4-H Rural Electrification

a

79 Robin

Maio, Jr.

Engineering Street, Providence


but

our

scored

hardy soph hockey goal

a

for the

Shanley guarding

star

"Girls",

Peg

Brown

with Miriam

their cage.

The next class issue of the Beacon

the

was

the

Sophomore Beacon, appearing

night 15.

of the Mae

Kopech

,

December

Sophomore Hop,

Burt

was

elected

editor,

of

managing editor,

the

Al

issue

which featured details of the class dance. Bill

Rutledge

the

Hop committee,

band of a

Snow

as

Social Chairman headed which

Kearney-Kallander Dance.

Ruth

secured

and

Oldrid

victorious from the ranks of

sc

the

,

East Providenci

heduled

emerged

seven

candi

dates for the title of "Sweetheart of '42",

19 4 2

Russell Charles Dubois, Electrical Engineering

Jr.

DA* 303

County Road, Barrington


The

Alpha

Frances

Zeta cup

McVay for

age attained in the

the

awarded

was

highest

Agricultural

lum.

Two announcements of

were

made in this month.

lations

were

concerning the

frosh

drawn up

to

aver

curricu

importance

Dance regu

by faculty

members

permissions, engagement

hall, deposits, refreshments,

ing rules; and participation by

of

and smok ten

Rhode

Island State students in the Civilian Pilot

Training .\uthority Trustees. was

Management ERH

Spring Street. Pvacv Dale

Science. Chemistry Peace Dale

approved by to

the Board of

the student

body

Smith, well known

assistant

GRIST

Home Economics. Institutional

Kvelyn Wilkins Kccle

was

A sad blow

the loss of Leonard

graduate

16

program of the Civil Aeronautics

Science. Biology X

Si

3 Lewiston Street,

Kenyo


Starting

body,

the

for

ranged

ye.ir, Dr. Bressler

new

election, by the

of four students to

mittee

to

consider

a

number of students.

itself made

by

more

and

mores

m.'ide

first

Wilcox n

the

a

sore

The

new

mural.

a

as

a

of

com

the

issue with

library

had

efficient and attractive

the addition of

lamps,

serve

management

Blanket Tax Fund, still

ar

entire student

reading tables,

Thirty-three sopho

semester

proved

National

honors, and

his mettle .^.A.U.

Pf.TF.R ViNCliNT EmA.NUEL

Science, Biology 27 Granite Street, Westerlv

|)lacing

title

com-

John

Ororor

Erm

Science, Chemtstry K 11

28 Ash

A

Street, Riverside


national a score

intercollegiate scoring

of 495

points

ing Jaworski*s The

477

brilliant

amassed

by the

national record.

point

end of the

all

existing collegiate

the

sophomore

in the form of the

in

a

the

creaking of

tric

wires,

was

held,

was

given

an

records and broke

at

decade.

John Allison Feri Science, Biology * JI A

Armington

Street, Cli

a

storm came

ice storm

to

night,

boughs

hit

amid

and elec

candlelight

candlelight

a

Chi

records.

by

That

ice laden

debate

"vie" dance

Omega. When

ri'stured the next

96

worst

intramural

and

points

shattered

season

junior

Another interim offered

Kingston

509

sophomore's

and

record with

for 21 games, surpass

power

afternoon, the

was

campus

GRIST


resumed of

for small groups

normality, except

bugs

camera

scattered

all

over

the

campus.

In

March,

Dr. Bressler

sabbatical leave, lar

events

the

next

which

were

month. The

to

in the student

arose

what

over

action.

reached

a

Trustees

president

Letters

were

assumed

agitation which

unexplained

When

announced

a

spectacu

develop during

pressure

breaking point,

Bressler would of

was

granted

Junior class

leadership strative

was

harbinger of the

that

admini Maurice Edward Flv!

finally

Dr.

Raymond

hold the

position

of Rhode Island State

College.

no

sent,

19 4 2

longer charges

Physical Education

the Board of

and cla

i.ARD

K.S.0.1T Fort, A. Ec.

Jr.

Agriculture, H .^

RFD No,

2, Woonsocket

Newton Frank

Agriculture, Chemistry .Avenue, Providence

3 President


concerned, and there

made for both sides

followed very

for the campus. 39

members

confusing days

and

trying

A student committee of

from

campus conducted

all

organizations

mass

meetings

termine how the student

body

for express their demands the was

Lester Morton Friedman, 'I'TM' Science. PreMedical A E Pi 11 (Md Fort Ro.nd, Newport

dismissal, and sent

matter was

to

see

an

impartial

as

far

as

student action

Quinn, Green,

and Eleanor Roosevelt Halls

Electrical Engineering D A + 108 Colonial Road. Providence

682

Science, Biology Broadway, Pawtucket

were

Husbandry building

structed, Lippitt Hall

Robert Franklin Gammons, 'I'K'I'

of

committee

Under Dr. Bressler's ad

ministration of nine years,

the Animal

wished to

explanation

the Governor, but the

ended there,

concerned.

on

de

to

was

was

built, con

remodeled, and

GRIST


the

alumni

body

was

number of 1472 in

eight

The

student-faculty

had been tax

appointed

increased

committee

study

to

situation, submitted

after

two

months'

which showed

set-up

as

a

by

a

years.

which

the blanket

lengthy report,

a

of the situation,

study

need for revision of the

it existed.

Phi Delta

presented

a

delightful play,

Mechanical e

"The Drunkard" which favorable

success

one

enjoyed of

pians, Virginia Walsh, had in

the

production, giving

al creditable

19 4 2

performa

our

a

a

very

class thes-

leading

part

with

her

out

Engineering X

19 Bctsev Williani.s

Drive, Edp-wood


Conforming with the then prevalent

naming buildings

vogue.

first

president Dr.

of Rhode Island State Col

because

most

the

limelight

South was

of

building stepped

when it

be closed

Tennis

season

to

were soon

in

use

all

boys'

residence

hall,

use.

the campus

and

girls'

day long. The

sophomore

un

courts

women's stars

in

GRIST

Cm

Science, Biology !

Fort Devens, Ma.ss

Electrical

Engineering Street, Cranston

into

announced that

dormitory

tennis team boasted

20 Beacon

was

caught

and both

though,

names,

Hall, former athlete

to

awares,

X

new

still go to classes in

us

Another

"Aggie".

Guess

H. Washburn.

John

habit is stronger than

Imooene

Hall

re-named Washburn Hall, after the

lege

Marv

Agricultural

was

135 Oakland Avenue, Pawlu. kei


Rosalie Burt,

Betty Richmond,

tha

and

Corrigan,

some

and

tense

Tew put in

the men's

during

well-played

increasingly popular

attract

military crowds

precision.

military manual the

for

in the sport which

team

The year ended with

and

Fred

games.

at

State

the past three years.

the annual to

and Mar

the fans with

good performances

some

varsity

has become

provided

most

Competitive drill,

drill which to

Fred

its

never

display

Hancock

won

for the distinction of

outsUiiidini; snj)homore

affair; presagint;

lii^ t'utun-

for his next two

vears

at

fails

of color

miUtary

the

being

at

the

s

State.

19 4 2

Ruth Mav Hannah

,

'l-K't^

Science, Biology ERH 14 Steele

Marv Elizabeth

Avenue, Conimicu

Healv

Home Economics, Teacher

10 Woodruff

Training Avenue, Wakefield

36 Alvin Street, Provide:


One of the last official announcements of the year

was

posed changes new

plan

was

of pro

faculty approval

The

in the honor system. to

determine honors

on

a

percentage basis with the standard

set on

the upper ten percent of the class.

Senior

honors would be ba.sed

on

maintaining

an

average in the upper ten percent of the class for three years. Under the old system, to

make the honors

required Once

to

again

for final

putting

have we

exams

a

list,

a

student

was

2.0 average or, better.

had

to

study

when the beaches

were

to

attempt

forth such urgent

and don't think that

a

invitations

good

number of

GRIST Science, Biology AXA terman

Avenue, Cr:


didn't heed the call

us

sprinkled

with

while

courses

basking

ended,

exams

left for the

the beaches

students

as

boning

in

the

again

a

on

But

sun.

they always do,

summer

were

up

and

we

few of

us

not to return.

In

September,

class in as

than to

recent

befitted

be

years

Juniors,

was

viewed

a

new

laid out, and well

Ic

our

attitude,

nc\A-

detachn ent, rather

pleasant interlude, The

ith

smallest

"debunking". Buying

ordeal.

an

v\c

the

superciliousness

books

proved

rather than

an

knotty pine, spaciously equipped

unbelievable boon

to

Bookstore

those of

us

'

v

19 4 2

[erome

Eu.iENE Horowitz

Chemical Engineering A E Pi 143 Lenox .Avenue, Providence

AH^il Home Economics. Textile

.\te,linicl

D Z 3 Cobble Hill

Road, Savlesvil

EoLiineeiinc.

Ae

I' M D

Red

Wing Park, West Kingsto


had in the past in

implements

purchased what is

room, in

ct|uipped

It

watchman's office.

Ntudents, 271

toll,

but

Bill

licity

out

an

were

left,

It

"point -

-

a

be

night of the third

our

original

400-odd

rather

expected

process which is

Mokray

lettes",

to

the

start

an

large in the

integral

educational institution. was

Director

qualified. terms

the

something

weeding part of

Of

year.

now

the

was

year, and

forty-eighth college campus

scholastic

our

crowded, dingy, poorly

a

was

a

pithy

ajjpointed Sports a

po.stition

Bill who

Pub

he is well

originated

the

minute", "Rams", "Ram names

which have aided

GRIST

Paul Gordon Johnson

Mechanical Engineering, Aeronau

Donald Botes

Joiin.stone

Science. Biology ! M D

^ A E

32 Russell .Avenue,

Newport

9 Peckham .\vcnue,

Newport


in

the

acquainting

and their

teams

With October our

boys

so

Europe.

Wild

rampant

wise.

pilots

critical

the

athletic

our

news

that all for the

register

to

conditions

were

speculations

numbers on

and

campus.

some

started

with

of

our

worried In

faces

time,

as

in the

to

as

of time it would take to find

amount

know,

came

21 had

over

draft

draft

public

accomplishments.

out

were

wc

all

students

"eligible"

to leave us voluntarily and other Twenty C.A.A. graduate private

formed

a

flying

Rams", including late Gilbert killed in

a

club

Francis

-

-

"The

Maguire

Flying

and the

Kornstein, esteemed classmate

flving accident.

19 4 2 45 Grove .Avenue,

William Edward Kersha Business Administration. Accounting A X A

1 1 Woodburv

Street, Providence

Westerly

Bust "

-^

75 Elmsdale Avenue, Providence


The

college

network started

on

its first

full year of programs and election fever started

to

run

high.

was

debated

were

in many

lively discussions,

Beacon survey

showing

that students favored the G.O.P.

After months of

Albert Kopech Business Administration. Accou I8:i Oakland Street, Providn

A Willkie club

formed and election issues a

agitation, choosing

investigations

final report

submitted, the first Blanket

Tax

meeting

was

comprised

having

a

held, with three faculty

committee members and mittee

and

com

mittees for

of

one

a

student

com

member from each

organization petitioning for

money from

the fund.

GRIST

Irvint; Kopech Business

Administration, Accounting

183 Oakland

^

Street, Providence

Ioiin Joti.H Ko

27 Ashmont Street, Providei

12 Miller

I.ane, Woonsocket


Schola.stic honors for the year 1939-1940 were

achieved

by forty-one of

Class executive honors dent

William

Anne Peterson

Clarkin,

our

were won

Rutledge,

group. Presi

by

Vice-President

(Babbitt), Secretary Mary

Treasurer

Eddie

Maher,

and

Social Chairman Arnold Anderson. Two

major

spotlight

during one

on

events

participated

public

College

in

by the college an

athletic

team.

Eugene Wilfred Laboisson

Mechanical Engineering K 11

as

a

A

Greenville

For

minutes, the college broadcasted from

Edwards Hall on

the

the month of November, 1940

whole, the other by 45

turned

Rhode Island State

over

a

the Blue Network.

19 4 2

99 station

hook-up

The program

Irvim; Stanlev La Piulls Agriculture. A. E. A E Pi 53 Woodman Street. Provide)

CIarlL.arson. Jr. Agriculture. Horticulture A .K A

271 Alabama Avenue, Providei


in

Agriculture

S.

the U.

sponsored by

a

Department of

Farm and Home Hour's

Landgrant College series. The theme of the broadcast Serves the

was

"How the State

People by

Resources".

the

the son,

portion

were

arranged

so

and the audience

pate

to

provided

that students could be

was

was

allowed

under way, to

partici

applause

laughter.

GRIST

Engineering, Aeronau. Broadway,

the music

the extent of modulated

and controlled

1351 South

Club,

John

of the program. Class schedules

present when the program

Mechanical

Paul

present head of the Concert Choir),

and instrumental units al

the Glee

College Quartet (including

of

discussed

Faculty members

department achievements,

College

Development

East Providei

Home

Economics, Textiles X

12 Blackwell

o

Place, Newport


The

second

spreading ing

of

event

Rhody's

of the I.C.4A. title

ers.

hundred

Six

Kingston

champs,

important

fame

by

was

station to greet the and

an

exuberant

wound back to the campus,

heroes.

ing

its

who

conquered

Among

peak little

and

cross

the

of

cars

acclaim

Tootellmen

and

victory-producing

in national team

recognition has

ever

Lester

were

John Moran,

triumph represented

Rhody

the

country

stream

wildly

College,

Nichols, Charlie Tingley,

Their

stormed

the first natiinKii title inr

Rhode Island State

faithful

the

Ram Harri

our

students

to

the captur

the

athletes.

highest

which

attained.

19 4 2

Scieticc.'ri,aUi!:r \

Arnold

'.<

Farms, Greene

Norman Ge ORGE

Me.Cui

Business Admi nistration. A.

281

Kingston n Road,

Pea


"Our

to

the

point

Rhode Island State a

trip

where

College

the Garden

to

Francis game.

.\

see

"Success ure

H +

285 Indiana Avenue, Providence

or

for that

failure

the game,

57-42,

roaring style the

Carroll Paul McKen

Science.

Chemistry

ATP

Campbell Street,

Wa

to

was

char

1100 thrilled fans

capital

spelled

on

success

to

or

came

of

Temple

to

losing

at

fail

break into

competition".

play

the

of the nation.

We

won

and Rhode Island's

disappointment

time game

20

of

all

the Statc-St.

train

year's campaign

the inner circle of

up

planning

was

first appearance

Rhody's

floor of the basketball

Joseph Alov.sius MgGarrv Business Administration, Aecounli,

rolli-ti

practically

to see

special

tered to convey about to

Rams

Rnll-Em-Up"

triumphs

stay. in

an

rip-

Even over

Philadelphia,

42-

GRIST


could not diminish the

38, first

victory

The

girl's hockey either.

glory,

resulted in it

A

hockey

of that

team was not

without

by

Bill

the best

this

team

"hotbed" of

sucessful

very

statement

a

probably

was

glor^-

in the Garden.

side

hockey.

college

of

in their usual

that

female

Philadelphia,

Veterans

Clarkin, Barlow, and D'Arcy

turning

season

Mokray

Shanley, were

still

good performances.

With the retirement of the senior Beacon editorial were

aided

board,

Al

appointed by

Mae

and Mabel

Kopech

and Bill

Withey

associate editors-in-chief.

Burt, Florence Hornstein,

Bargamian

in other

positions,

19 4 2

Civil

Engineering AXA

12 View

Street,

Providen


caiJably taking charge

Lester Friedman

the circulation

of

and

Isadore

eagerly

awaited

department,

Fine the financial end.

February by Junior month

saw

formed

junior

was

with

a

as

Co-ed

induction of Governor

honorary

of Scabbard and Blade, were

admitted

militar\' honorar\-

John

of

Blade, and

junior girl

Howard McGrath into

ship

tapping

features of the brilliant affair.

Along with the

officers

in all its uni

the

Scabbard and

by

the election of as

alike, for this

Military Ball

the

splendor,

officers

Colonel

month

a

co-ed and "ed"

to

J.

member

thirt)' junior the

national

society, electing Thomas

GRIST

Raymond Ma

Electrical Engineering D A +

56 Alton Street. Providei

Carl Nk.holas Makini

Science,

35

Biology

Highland Avenue, Westerly

72


Matthews

as

following

year.

the

Scabbard and Blade head the

junior girl

Ruth Oldrid

selected for

emerged

honorary

as

co-ed

colonel, replacing Blanche Richard. The second Rhode Island Review made its appearance, with art work

Clarkin and

Raymond

editor of the

college magazine)

torial work

Bliss

by Mary

{this year's and edi

by Albert Levine, Betty

Rich

mond, Mae Burt, and Mabel Bargamian. In

March, glorious

most

and

were

York ment

row

Sports held

the Rams culminated

Home

in the school's

circled In Writer-.'

annually

a

hid

to

n.tii

utional

Management X if

128 season

l-.innom,,,. I

the

Washington Avenue, Providenc

history

the New-

Imitation Tourna at

Madison

Square

19 4 2

iHOMA.s

James MatTHEWS Physical Educati

Thoma s Jo.seph Maste, Sciience, Pre-Medical

A X A

Countrv

Club

Drive ,

W,irwicl

1241 Mail1

Street,

Worcester


Garden.

54-70, land

leam to

were

Seton

to

the first New

Hall,

Eng

face the nation^s finest fives.

The honors list

probably

fell

Although they

the Rams

was

due to the

puting honors,

but

the smallest in years,

new

our

method of

com

class

predominated

out

of the school's

with 40 honor students total of i:i7.

Many junior forget

never

Home Economics, Imtitulional

Management ERH

173

Spnirt- Street, Providence

they (the

were

Roosevelt Hall

this fateful

that) due

to a

few

the confines of vaded, grou])

at

for

quarantined

week-end of

a

will

because

week-end

here,

at

of measles within

dormitory. and

unpojjular,

the time

a

P. C. game

cases

the

girls

month,

A very

unhappy

.

GRIST

Al.FRKU Ml.SKA

Mechanical

Engineering

85 Chestnut Hilt Avenue, Cranston


Two of

honors. fine work the

at

our

leading

Norman

by winning

I.C.4A.

named

sport to

player

by

any

He

ever

be

Square

"Stutz"

was

the first Rhode

honored in this

so

and

his

the first All-

to

was

selection,

the Madison

or's

to

further

pound throw

and

meet,

won

continued

the 35

by Collyer's Eye

American five. Island

athletes

Wilcox

was

also named

Garden All-Visit ViKoi.MA Jo.sEeni.sE Monti

Team, being picked by the

Science. Biidogr

cage

ERH

coaches from New York. Coach friend both

to

in

nounced

Joey Lees, all those

varsity her

4

Friendship Street, Westerly

admired coach and

girls working with her.

and

class

resignation

athletics, at

the

an

annual

19 4 2

Edgar

Joseeh Moreau Science, Biology P 1

37

John

Woodbury Street,

M<

Chemical Em

K

B .|.

Pawtueket

32

Chapel

Strecl


Athletic

Women's

Association

She

held in March, 1941.

by

banquet replaced

was

Miss Lillian Wellner and her

Miss Catherine son saw

Betty Benheimer

hoopster

This

Holloway.

emerge

assistant. same sea

as

highest

for the third consecutive

scorer

year.

Walsh

Virginia award

given by

Providence, which

Club of

the co-ed

at

on

specific subject

"Freedom Tradition".

the

is

annual

Advertising

presented

to

Rhode Island State who sub

mits the best essay the

received

the Women's

of

the

In the

specified subject

a

in this

Press

April

and

case

being,

American

Women's Student

GRIST Electrical Eng

Francesco

L. Nac

Mechanical Engl

I.esteh Paterson

Agriculture.

Nichols

Hort uulture

K * A

275 Laurel Hill Aveni

63 Oakland Avenue , Cranston

76


Government elected

was

elections,

president

to

Miriam succeed

Shanley

Margaret

Thackeray. For

two

months

lem tion.

an

a

committee had been

the student government

investigating

prob

insufficient student representa

The

Sachems

ideas for

changing

as.sembly

of

made

known

the set-up

students,

and it

to

a

met

their

general

with the

Ruth .Acnes Norton Home Economics, (general K R 11

assembly's approval. of the

Editorship nounced,

Al

1942 Grist

of

two

,2 Daniel Avenue. Piovulenc

an

Kopech receiving the position,

and he named his board in

Johnstone,

was

Phi

state

May.

Sigma president,

representatives

sent

Donald was

one

to

the

19 4 2

Frederick O. iness

O'Connor

Administration. Ceneral DA*

231

West

Forest

Avenu

2 Central

Street, Newport


second annual Eastern New

ological

With the

coming

in any

events

England

()f

that event of

May,

college began

head

anticipated

the

^

Junior Beacon,

of Fred stone

Barbara .Aliuk (VNtiL Home Economics, htslilutional

the dance

Virginia was

Management X ii

119 Bav

Spring Ave,

West

eagerly

well

juniors

and their guests.

Barrington

as

auspices

editorship

by other

as

by

the

place,

tive and lovely Biltmore ballroom.

Edward Biacio Palazzo Engineering, Aeronau

Mechanical Post

Road,

Kasi (;r.'tiuvich

Attieio Andrew Pansa

Physical

Education

B* A

139 Bradford Street, Bristol

the

The committee

secured the music of top bandsman Pastor and his band

John

co-editors),

awaited

and

alumni,

as

its

Prom.

Donald

Walsh

classes

rear

the

under the

Tew, (assisted by

and

to

Junior

Receiving publicity through of the

Bi

Conference.

Tony

the fes About

GRIST


275 a

couples

attended the

really unforgettable

cial results

were

dame,

and had

time. Even the finan

unforgettable

-

it

-

The three "vitamin

don, Ruth Brown,

kids", Myrtle

and

had been

testing all

the results of

omitting

reached the end of their

apprehension petizing been

and

eating,

to

were

a

depart

year to determine

Vitamin

Vitamin A from their diets

guinea pigs, and

Abe-

Peg Brown,

three students whom the Home Ec. ment

was a

affair.

profit-making

C

careers as

looking

change

well-prepared

and

had about 4

human

George Street, Westerly

forward with

from the ap meals

they

had

all in the interest of

19 4 2

Frank Hi

nuv

Pakrilla

Agcculture. Chemistry 11 West Slreei. Westerly

-ti

^ 'science.

Agriculture. P. H.

Chemistry

K + A

H !

91)5 River Avenue,

Seekonk,

Ma

River Avenue, Providen


Dr. Cheadle

was

Professor

replacing

our

new

held to tap

Assembly

new

advisor,

now

serv

At the annual

with the armed forces.

ing

class

Cox, who is

Sachem

mem

bers, the retiring senior Sachems chose fifteen of

our

number,

scholastic and all-round elected

Sachems Harold Caldwell Pkckham,

Business 212

mond

Hope Stn-ft, Bristol

Anderson

Arnold

as

of

Hornstein

Tunk Hill

Road,

80

during

the efforts

Portia Club members Florence

(president),

Virginia Walsh;

Scituate

as

Betty Rich

the year had

largely upheld through

junior

and

new

their secretary.

Forensic activities been

Avenue, Pawtucket

the basis of

Moderator of their group, and

Jr

Administration. Accountii

141 .Atwood

on

ability. The

Edith

and

Robinson,

Wranglers

Mil-


Searlc, John Kozak, Thomas

ton

Master-

son, and Wilton Sunn.

With the termination of

our

school year,

Coach Bill Beck succeeded Frank as

to

football tell

a

and his

and the

coach,

story of

grid

success

next

for the

new

Four hundred and six of

us

entered, 335)

our

280

were

the finals in

our

third year.

say

known

was

coach

stars.

remained at the end

to

Keaney

year

present

goodbye

during

at

second year, and

We felt regret to

seniors whom

these years,

June

of

having

at

we

envied

had

them

the bang-up last week they put in, and enjoyed ourselves tremendously as their

guests

at

the Commencement Ball. So

departed again

we

for the summer, but with

19 4 2

BETH

Qu

Home Economics, Textiles D Z 5 Mechanic Street, Wakefield


the realization that the next time it would be with

Returning

in

in

diplomas

September,

our

we

we

left,

hands.

view with

interest what would be the last freshman class

we

could

appraise

and "advise". The

"Fre.shman Bible" had been members of

our

Johnstone heading

compiled by

Editor Donald

class

the staff of ten, and it

purchased by what proved smallest entering class in years was

dication of the effects that

a

to

war

be the one

has

in on

educational institutions. At the marked

beginning the

of the school year that

fiftieth

anniversar>'

of

the

founding of Rhode Island State College, the newly formed Student Senate, with eight senior members, held its first meeting

GRIST

Edith Muriel Robinson Business Administration, General N A

64

Aquidnrrk

Avenur,

Nfwport

Lake Hannony Ave., Harmony, R.

45

Bayview Avenue, Bristol


Francis

-

had

a

McVay presiding.

new

Dean of

The co-eds Dr.

Women,

Amy

Gilbert, who replaced the late dean. Miss Helen Peck.

other

We mourned the loss of

member

Golubowski

of

our

and saddened all of

October

group

us.

the

saw

twelve seniors

come

fondest

dreams

true

election

Phi

Kappa Phi at the fall selection highest scholastic honor attainable Rhode Island State members in the maintained the years out a were

an

Julius

-

whose sudden death shocked

College.

class, these

highest

averages

garnered by

ranging new

to

the

Jo.seph Ravmond Ronzii Mechanical Emgineering Ilnrold Street, Providei

at

149

Of the 223 students had

averages for three

3.0 mark.

possible

of

from 2.9

to

2.3,

Political honors

class

officers,

Presi-

19 4 2

CakoI' Home 1 .

Prospe,,

Peter Mechaniccd

11 Ashton

Street, P.ivvtucket

1

I'l

K.i.r

i.B,

..i.cial

,..:-

M,,.:,

N

Frank

,,..,se,t

Ro.ssi

Engineering,

Aeronau

273 Carpenter Street, Providenci


.-Mbert Carpenter: Vice-President Dorothy Barber; Secretary Mary Clarkin;

dent

Treasurer William

Chairman Donald

bestowed

were

when

they

were

selected

Universities and

arrival

of

first of

our

at

they

seniors

Colleges". new

two

heralded

president. rain-soaked

the station

somehow the and

10

members of the

November

Fifty

Woodward,

gathered

upon as

Among Students in American

"Who's Who

The

Rutledge; and Social Johnstone. Collegiate

to meet

factions failed

Dr.

the Carl

students

him, but to

meet,

missed him.

The Rams

won

country team

their 2nd N.E.I.C.A.A.

championship,

and individual record

breaking

compiled

GRIST

Helen Mav St. Cehmain Home Economics, Institutional

Management X S!

54 Woodruff Avenue, Wakefield

N Floua St. Germ Home F:eonomics. Inslitutional

Management \

!!

54 Woodruff Avenue, Wakefield


in the 29

of the

runnings

Moran, Charlie Tingley, very much in the

outstanding

and Les Nichols

the I.C.4.^. title

won

bringing

further fame

nition

their

Coach,

to

the

college.

This

same

naries

Bill

finished

out

ball with

a

Fred

their

had

At the

Fraternity

careers

Rutledge,

and Bud

their last year of team

five

recog and

when the

Huskies 6-0.

Eddie

Carpenter

college

foot

which had achieved the

best football record any ever

and

Tootell,

three football lumi

month,

completed

Rams trimmed the

Maher,

the

foreground. Later,

team

even

to

Johnny

event

Rhody

wins, 2 losses,

meeting Council

eleven has

and

one

tie.

of the

Undergraduate meeting held in New

19 4 2 36.') West Av.Hur, Si.niiluid, Cc

Richaro RaEI'H Sav

Science. Btology ATF

80

Paine

Avenue, Cr:


December, Russell Dubois

York last

was

vice-president of the group, which sponsored by the National Interfra

elected was

Conference.

ternity

A sports

banquet

torious football and

attracting the largest such

was

held for the vic

cross

country

crowd

ever

squads,

to

function in Rhode Island

a

for

ting honor

two teams

attend a

fit

which have done

to promote Rhody sports fame. However, all these events were over

much

by the outbreak of

shadowed our

A

panicky

body, to

for

most

of the

of

swept us

over

between

were not

college's closing

the student

old

enough

war.

Wild

were

circu-

GRIST

Tevis Shusman, I'KI'

Engineering

A E Pi

574 Wood Street, Bristol

Science, Chemistry 24 Hill Street, Pawtucket

wave

have remembered the last <

Chemical

war

country and the totalitarian powers.

780

John Baiitista Simeone Agriculture, Horticulture .Academy Avenue, Providence


lated;

boys

many

receive their destruction stunned

by

country into seemed

ly

Faculty

wondered if

was

in the minds of

the sudden a

entrance

the

remote

from

settled down

our

whenever

Plans for to

be

were

to

to

was

normal

college routine, we

played

all of

-

our

shores.

our

and administration advice

circumstances, resolved

with

would

situation which had former

so

main calm and level-headed as we

they

fear of death and

degrees;

were

to

called upon

attending at

but

living, to

to

re

followed under

continue

help to

do

out so.

.\bbott".s Run,

Vallty

Falls

the ba.sketball game

the Garden with Fordham

underway. It was originally planned by boat or train, but war con

travel

ditions caused the substitution of bus for

19 4 2 Sandy hmw, Apixmaug

Beach

Street, Westerly


boat travel. to

Proceeds of the game

the Fiftieth

ing

mob

Garden,

to

Fordham

fans

Rhody

sec

but

a

going howl

invaded

their team beat

five, 60-55.

triumph, the phia, anxious game,

Anniversary Fund,

of

a

the

strong

after this

Shortly

Rams traveled to Philadel for revenge in the

lost

Temple heart-breaking

in

again

defeat, 57-49. Dr. Woodward attended Earl Chester Sparks. Electrical Engineering

Jr.

1 78

Arnold

educator's

an

convention, held in Baltimore, and

TKE

ing college pn>i(l(iniv

Avenue, Cranston

country

to

diU iniin,'

and universities in conditions. celeratcd

from all

tht- stand of

vu^^

Symp.it hir. program,

announced that

ouir

and

ni

attract-

over

the

colleges

prevent worid

^u^^

Dr.

fnr

an

ac-

Woodward

Commencement

was

GRIST

Jo.seph Chemical

21

Gorden

Seieivan Busincs

Engineering

Street, Pawcatuck,

Administration, Gen, 1> .M A

Ci

58 Kint

Avenue,

East Provide


be moved ahead two weeks, subsequent investigation to determine plans for a speeded-up scholastic program for the undergraduates. After much discussion to

pro and

they ance

to

many students

con

could upon

obtain

not return summer

degrees

armed forces

earnings,

others anxious

before induction into the accelerated schedule

an

released.

feeling that depend-

because of

the present writing requiring summer attendance for engineers (due to present demands for engineers) was

and

optional

Up

to

attendance for

program destined

to

others,

complete college

in

It

was

Mil Ball time

heading

19 4 2

again, with

Joseph S Engineer

Civil

A A *

Chapel Street,

Ha

a

work

in three instead of four years.

Evans

Edward

Albert

the committee of senior

^4


officers in

Ruth Old

of the affair.

charge

rid, retiring Co-ed Colonel,

was

succeeded

Muriel Dickinson, in ceremonies

by

place

before State

dignitaries

ty crowd; dancing

Rogers

and

a

taking capaci

the music of Dick

to

and his orchestra.

Under the Civilian Defense Council of the

ing,

college, headed by a

.\k\

First

the emerg(ii(\. Professor 6 Moss

several courses

uiidri

N

K.ATHEBINK

Avenue, Bradford

Henrv Ti Business Administration, Ceneral B .\

ience.

Biology

A T 1'

Apponaug

of

Aid

Home

and

Rams

trounced a

new

Nursing

Black-out pre

started.

already New Hampshire

national

intercollcgi-

GRIST

IhOMsON

Science, Biology

3585 West Shore Road,

for

many students enrolled in the

First

127-50, setting

Riverside

planned

supervision

Along with these

offered for credit.

cautions and drills had The

was

ihr

Sniiih.

John

precautions,

Street, Westerly

Dr. Harold Brown

-^Pt-uyi

Peace Dale


ate

scoring

one

week

record. This feat

later

.smashing

of

Record in

a

by

Hank

charity

was

followed

Stutz Modzelewski's Luisetti's

National

played against Holy Cross at the Providence Auditorium, the Rams defeating the Worcester boys, game

62-56. Stutz scored 18

points, bringing

four year total, with six games up

to

1598

points,

as

compared

setti's record of 1596. The

ski average of about 22

compared

as

to

with Lui

capacity

witnessed what proves to be

a

points

Luisetti's 16

his

remaining, crowd

Modzelew per game,

points

per

game total.

Governor an

ary

address

J.

Howard McGrath delivered

the student

body on Febru 27, stressing the attitude that students to

19 4 2

Robert Smith To' Electrical Engine,

Fiiel.ale Avriiiie. Piovide

Virginia Marie Walsh ome

Economics, Teacher

Tr

ERH 16 Parkside

Drive, Provide;

20 Union

Street, East Greenwich


take toward the

must

present

dition, stating that "\\(

must \n

>f the

naking

our men a:

With the

<

war

be

to

s;i(

rifices that

the battlefield".

1

f the first

releasing

con-

worthy

t>ii\i(. tions and

semester

honors list, 28 seniors received honors Frances

M c Vay

Nine seniors

Phi,

on

leading

the

elected to Phi

the basis of

year average to

still

were

a

three and

averages

ranging

class.

Kappa

one

half

from 2.3

2.1. Members

of

the

Athletic

Council

of

Rhode Island State

College voted to set banning freshman partici var.sity athletics, cfTcctivc in

aside the rule

pation June,

in

1942.

GRIST

Sh.\vv Wh Home Economics D Z .[NOR

Kingstor

N.3RN IAN OZRO WiE. ^4;-iric ulture, A. I. P I

K

S6I C:hailks toni Aven lie, P

Clhicopcc Falls, Ma

92


That

long-awaited

Madison and it

Up"

Square

was

event

Invitation

Metropolitan

bid

a

to

Tournament

Garden became

the at

reality,

a

announced that the "Roll-Em-

artists would meet Toledo

also past masters

at

the

art

of

University,

piling

up the

points. Our

hind

of

feelings

us are

were

care-free able

to

ful that the

lectual hension

leaving college days regret

at

in the face of present

what,

were

at

mixed

attain

a

what is

that

college degree;

broadening was

be

passing Business

conditions,

days; gratitude

experience at

the

K H A

thank

social and intel

offered

us

;

appre

to come.

19 4 2

Chemical

Engineering Weslerly

125 Main Street.

227 Siiiillilic'ld

R",id. N'<..

Delma DeLaskey

Provid.ii.

e

Taveor

Science, Pre-Medical 14 Abbott

Administration. General

.\nnandale

we

Avenue, Nausauket

Francis E. Wilson

Agriculture, Agr.-Science Providence,

132 Laban Street,

R.

1.

Terrace, Newport


CLASS of 1943

French, Walling, McCabe, Carpenter, Tannel

Jiiniiir riasH Officers President

l-icc-President

Rouert McCabe Nancy tARPiNTiR

Treasurer

How.vkd Fki.ncu

Secretary

Muriel Walling

Social Chairman

Facully

Advisor

Robert Tanner JIr. Lee C. Wilson


YITHE

class of

1943

^fcJ^many outstanding

achievements

Home >., /. M. Abrams, Shirley B. 91)0 Main Slreet, East Greenwich

Allen. Edward I'.

campus.

outstanding

an

and

16

to our

It has been

has contributed

personalities

Rus. A/J., Gen.

Woodbury Streei, frovidciice

cla.ss for the

past three years of its stay here and will Applebee, Robert

be the first class

W.

M. E.

under the

graduate

to

accelerated program. Howard

Nancv

French,

and

Carpenter,

Bob McCabe have hern mIci ird

the

as

Balli.ano, Maria

H.<,r

Ec, I. M. JohiiMon

4 H.irlhuri Aven.ir,

leaders of the

Muriel

of

one

treasurer

is

and social chairman Bob

Walling

Tanner,

Ihr

Juniors.

our

able baseball

very

players. The basketball success to

Bob

the

much of its

owes

members of the

the tall

Applebce,

Maine, has

team

Junior

squad. from

lanky guard

the respect of the fans

won

with his swift work under the backboard. Earl Shannon's siveness and

have

been

commended

and

Sperling shown

ability.

famous

this

Bob

(a Pawtucket lad), aggres

sportsmanship Howie

Our track for

year

Nichols,

track

our

sonality smile, has led

team

Hank

have

ha.s become

with the per

star

home

team

Bu.i.

Bellino, Frank R. 128 Sutton Street,

Ad., Gen.

But.

Ad.. Gen.

Providence

also

breaking records.

our

W.

court

Bertvvell, Charles W, Agn.. f. 94 Duane Street, Ea^t (ireenwirh

I.

Blecharazyk, Walter J. ina Central

Scirnn'. Clien .Avenue, New Bedford, Mass.

to

every time.

victory

The co-eds have on

all.

by

French

Belknap, Earl

39 Woodruff Avenue, Wakefield

the

on

the

courts

displayed

great skill

hockey field,

basketball and tennis

and

to

Carpenter

are

not

is the

be outdone.

of the

star

Junior

Nan

Ram

lettes. Brown, Constance E.

Chi

Omega

can

be

duly proud

of Muriel

Dickenson, their representative for co-ed chosen

Scabbard and

colonel.

She

Blade

be their leader for the year 1942

and

to

was

by

Hoi.ie

201 Wentworth Avenue,

Brown,

Donald

68 Uiirel

Elton

liui.

Heights, Meriden.

Burdick, Freeman R. Hope Valley

Ec, I. M.

Edgewood Ad., (.Vn. C;onn.

M.

.,

Aero

1943, succeeding Ruth Oldrid. Burns,

The

Junior

Co-eds took

this year in the

Day brooks

activities, as

an

active part

Ivy Chain, part with

the leader.

Margaret

of

May

Easter

Robert R.

M. E.


18:t

Grey Street. I'r

Kenyon Avenue. Wakefield Home V. erbrooks, Margaret M. IL' County Street, Newport

Paul Dunham and

ig.

md Hfll Road.

Mai

.

/

.vr.

E

E.

Miss McCuskii Arnold v.

79 Rochambeau Aven.le. FrovidriKr.e

While Road, Harriivillc

Clary. Stanley T.

Agri.,

Chen,. 3rih Providence

Phy,. E4.

Conrad, Ttiflma

L.

108 Craod .\v.

Agri.. Aaron.


Hen,,

Ec,

T.

T.

Halipos, Helen E.

..llo,, fc. 7V.>I. 768 Chalkstone Aven ue, Hrovidencc

HaU, Herbert

L.

f. E,

209 Weniwori

Hampton, Louis

.Aver uc.

R.

Valentine Cirri

Edsewood M. E.. Acre

.

Box 4;r>.

Apponaug

vm

Bli 45 Berwick Road.

.

Jame, H., Jr.

I

I

dgewo< Sei.

Private

Hcndrick, Paul J,

1601

Main

Sl

Parking Space


Home Ef., t. M.

lius. Ad.. G.H

I'alow, An.ie I). Ibl

Woodbine Street.

I'r

I reiiibrokr A%enue. I'r

DougUs ]>ik<-, Na>

9

C:hapin Road,


flin. A,l.. G,n.

Ec. r. -r.

E. E.

24 Hill Street.

41

Pawtuci

Elmway Street, Providen.

Stetson. Carl H.. Jr.

Hck-n Fitton and Millie

Jo


ClASS of 1944

Whitaker, Uwyt-r, Lincoln, Hedis

Snphumure ria.ss Officers President

Vice-President

Donald

Elizabeth

Secretary

Ruth

Treasurer

Ghannille

Social Chairman

Faculty

Advisor

Dwvfr

Lincoln

Whitaker Stearns

David Hedison

Mrs. Maroarf.t Parks


E, the

OT

In

we

campus,

and

rating

live up

to

the

to

before

come

scholastic

high

our

up

participating in

Rhody's

on

years

have tried

by keeping

us

two

of those who have

reputation

salute you.

Sophomores

our

extra-curricular

activities. In

the

Sophomore

our

Betty

year,

Lincoln who

exception

elected

was

chose

again

we

leaders with the

same

to

of

the Vice-

Presidency. Donnic

has been

Dw7er,

deser\'es much acclaim.

contributed much football

in

Meams

ability

in

dcser\('>

to

board.

Then who

better

harriers,

Allen, the

those

or

Armand Cure has

b;,.krtli.ill.

ment

pick the

and

career

Rhodv\ aerial circus

to

and

threat

triple

a

his short football

throughout

fieorge

lure

inn

basketball off the back

forget

can

of

two

Bill

catches

breathtaking

The co-ed ramlettes

Lincoln,

inu<

h

must

/rsi

be

not

to nuv

over

are

they

spirit. Betty

Dottie

Whitaker,

and Harriet Stene

of

Panciera?

looked in the jjanorania of sports for

Ruth

our

and

Barret

Larry

pigskin by Larry

have added

his

for

Angell,

prospective

letter

women.

Darthea in

more

Bacon,

outstanding Sopho

an

has

scholarship,

ability which

is

great

literary

aptly displayed by

so

many contributions

to

her

the Rhode Island

Review.

The

Soph Hop

Dave Hedison's

was

a

success

queen of the affair this year

Lightbody. over

the

Aggie

We shall carry

on

Betty

The

Mary

was

Our class also had

queen in the person of

ruled

due to

managerial ability.

another

Lincoln who

Bawl. under

our

leaders

for the endurance of the accelerated pro

gram and make

Rhody proud

of

us.


Providence Bus. Ad..

Donald S.

Camphell,

III,,.

'34

.Id.. (.,.

Diamond

Sl

Highland

Dawley, Helen

Science, Biol.

Casey. James enue,

171 Arnold

Park Avenue. Portsmouth

Delaney. Audrey

Science, Biol.

D.

Cesaro. Richard S.

d.-k;..,,

,. E.

Pinehurst

Ave

Jr. .\o.

M. K.

1, Washington

Clarke, Thomas B.

M. E.

Cohen, Harry D. 75

Pinchurs

Cole, James S. 572

Ponda

Cole. Richard 1.

9!19

Congdon,

Hartford

,

Tucker and Fv

Elmer Samuel

RFD, Conlao, Katherine

A.

Wakefield Home

Metacom Avenue, Bristol

Conti, Victor N. 105 Metcalf

G,.

Ch. E.

Avenue, Edgewood

V.

Home

Rus.

Street, Providei

Lead Butch Brui

Ec,

J. M.

Avenue, Providence

i,.,tM,

Aer,. ^

107 Enfield Ave,lue, Providence

RFD

Hn,e Ee..

8') Ravenswood

M. E.

Chael, Martin L. 43

Road. Woonsocket

N.

Dean, Franklin R.

Cashman. Mary F.

Casv.ell, Cladys

Hill

Providence


Hen, y. Doris M.

Hnnr. Ec.

West Main Stre et,

Wicklord

Hilic.n. William L. 66

Hope Streei

.

Pawlucket

Moin ibere, Carl W. 150 Cumberland Hill Fraiits.

John 29

Road. VV,jon

H.

At

Lambert

Stieel,

Bn,. Ad.

442 Brook Stree,

ll'ipi

Cran

Seienc, 75 Corinth Stree

Fru

Ilo,r,e, Walter B.

324

Academy

Ave nne

Prov Ide

,

Tarkiln

Furlong. Hope F. 19

hvin e, Dr ive.

Dayleston

Edge,

Road, Nasonville

Joan S. 10 Central Aven ue,

WakefieW

Estelle F.

an.

33 Columbia

Street

Watefie

.

Garnble, Donald E. 24 Doane Aveniae. Gar land.

Richard 70

Provident

R.

Clyde Street. 1i'avtue ket

N,C..-\..\.

tiliumps Welcomed

lloi,

J,.,

I.

125 Carr Stre Robert R.

I.

675

mley, Mary M.

:

berg.

1,

Street, Woonsocket

Lief A.

,<t Ma.<>saMiit

Bu,. Ad., Gen

Avenue, Edgewood

Vincent F.

so.

5

P,l

Willian, .s

Science, Bint

Coolidge Avenue, .Natick Home

Ec. I. M

Leach, Floreno-

M

25LI D... i"u

!<

17

Mann

Avenue,

Ni

Hedison. Hrand D. 95

Edgewood Avenue,

flu...

Ad., Gen.

Cranston

Bui. Ad., Cen. Heditsian, Manoog T. 242 New York Avenue, Providence

Ec.

I. M.

Ec, I. M.


4,

McGill, John Stafford S

Maple Street. Hope Valley

McGinn. Esther A.

.

Ai

1110 Chapin Avenue, Providenc, McGreevy, John A. 91 Modena Avenue, Providenc "> Aa McLain, Edna E. Brownell Road. Ultle Ckimpioi

Washingtoo, R. I. Reiser. Frederick P. 76 Main Street. Wickford

IV Siirreeds Old Mascot

Hom, E p,ij, Ernestine R. 4 Brighton Street. Providenet Ho,ne E,

anice A.

Kingstown Road, Narragans,

135

tt

.1/. E.

nnnnti, Vito L. 109 Coe Street. Woonsocket .

Leon W..

Box 79. .

Walter

M.B.

Jr.

Dodge, Mass

J.

Records. Elizabeth J. l.,H^st

Valley

Redlit/. Allred C:. .

Websie,. Mas Hern, E,

,

Sanford, .Mail

lue.

Pan tucket

Auri..

Rur. So,

M. E.

,M. t.

O'Gorman, Alice L. 878

S,iente,

Spring Street, Pawlucket

Orsini. Hilda I

Bus.

Ad.,

1622 Wesunimler Sueet, Providenc,

166 Broadway.

Lyn,


Ro, Paul L.

,

55 Wood.side Avenue.

Vest W

Roy, Russell J.

Sc

29 Sonoma

Court, Proviil,

Rubin, Irving 507 Morris Avenue. Provid

Sabetta, Lawrence 194

Safner,

A.

Broadway.

P >i,lr

Melvin B. GaskiU

Street.

;;-

W

Saltzman. Daniel H. 107

Avenue

Tyndall

CUE.

Barrow, Street. P.ovidetue

Seaga

Harry

.

24

Hii

Pa

Shern

,

vtu

VUL

at

eket

Pawtucket

James R 25

'>

Phy,.

169 Oakla nd Ave nue. .

t

Seirncc. 1 Stree

Shane on. Earl F

Shem

^"

,W

Siilhn an

Ave nne,

W esierly

Maurice p

il

25 Stillm an Ave nue. W sterly

Shwarti. 69

Merril

D

Plymouth St..

B N

w

Bed

,.

AJ.. A

ord, Mass

105

Jr.

Agri..

Kur. .S,


CLASS of 1945

Dahlquist, Beckman,

Fro nt Row: Sec ond Row

..

Secretary Treasurer

Social Chairman

Faculty

Freeman.

Davis, Wilbour.

Carl Beckman

President

Vice-President

;

Advisor

Doroihv

Dahlquist

Jane

Freeman

Champlin Wilbour

Gordon Davis Miss Mary A. Reillv


ed

in

Rhody

September

and

Aldrich, John

Fre

i:iii7 LouUciuiss

experienced and

week of

a

student

orienting by faculty

leaders.

The

usual

Allan, Ethel Flore

dance.s

held and get-acquainted programs

were

started. At the end of the football season, the

boys

allowed

were

man

to

because

caps

their Fresh

remove

of

victory

our

Connecticut, but the girls had after Christmas before

they

to

over

wait until

could discard

their green ribbons. Miss

Reilly

voted class advisor of

was

the "frosh" and under her

bound

are

to

be

scholastic

leads them The

done

guidance they

great group.

from this,

Many won

a

our

baby class,

honors.

on.

Baclawiki. Loretta

Mai

traditional

56

the freshir

by

[Clarke Street, Westerly

have

Hunter

Bacon,

Julian Street, Provide

Osmer

William, J, No. 1, 'Newpor

RFD

enthusiasm.

They

entered into the

of the occasion and made it

spirit

Baker, EIracr Townsend, Jr. 376 Poilfr. Avtnn.

a

.success.

Banfield,

Dick

Morse,

ary,

was

ties

on

who left

beginning

to

in Febru

college

show great

the basketball

possibili

We all miss

court.

Rhody spirit

and

winning

per

sonality. As an

as

will

we

insignificant when

we

are

still looked upon

group, too

the time

but

shall be

dignified

upper-classmen. In active

our

in

Orchard

Ea.,t Provic

Stree t.

Woo,

102 Orhrard Streei:,

Wooo

Barrat, Kohert John

larreil, Marlon (;arolyn

Freshmen,

come

Street,

iarral, Joseph George, J 1(12

hi.s keen

^'-^vH.^D-.n^^^^

55 4th

short stay here, many

we

have been

extra-curricula

activities

including sports, debating, and campus

publications.


88'/, High Stre Harold Het

Boss, Helen Reniinglon North Scituatf!, R. I. Boule, Gerald Arthur 7

Florence

Avenu e,

Newpor. B,t

Brady, Jame. Joseph

d. Edite^^ood Brady. Julia Marlowe

Hopelands,

East

Crrrnwich

Bresielte. Waller Edward 78 Main Street, W. R..

Brow. Uis Elisaheih 53 Auhurn Slreei Brown.

Wcilcrly Hn,

Roy Horlon 119

Jefferson

Stret1, l_,kPW00d


EaMerbrooki, Ruth Eli/abrlh

Dahlquist,

Dorothea Est

17

Tyler Streei,

Dansielowirz,

l*a

Mildred Baiba:

65

Del Verrhio.

l.edge Sir*

in,

Mark, Jr.

r.

Alleed H.iro Id

Joseph

36

Bay Vi,:

Aveooe.

raid. Edith Lt efi eld, R

Furlry. Dorothy Gwendolyn 52 Robert Street, Ashaway

Furlado, .Manuel, Jr. Anthony. Jr

Donabedian, Harry

Raymond Abralii Higgins Aveni

21

Lawrence

Frosh Stunt

Night

John

1.


500

Ancl Streei, Piovidence


Medeiro.v, F.hie Jane

McDonald, Jamev Edv, 53 Halle Str

lelair Avenue.

15 Lion Street

.

Rohert

Pr

East Green., ich

Joseph

lorth .Main Str.

77 Gesler Street. Providen. Arlhor

Eugene, Jr.

Bus. .Ir/.


eadow

I

Road. Woonsorket Bui.

Lindsay

Ad.

and .\rl.-iif Horiiln

nioro,

Poole,

Sebaiiano (Jarraclo

Leopold

Schock, Charles David

Thoma-s Carlin

KingMo Scott, Robert Crawford

Poulos, Panos Loui

161

Reid. Matthew Joseph

Rabbins, Donald Cushing

Margie Wiley Off for Weekend

Peace

Streei,

Providenn

Enf


17y Sumter

Toot and

I Peace

Street,

Street, Pro%iden.

Kopech?

Providei

Millard,

Kenneih

RuNsell

Barrington, K. 1.

Richmond,

Crandall and Barber


ATHLETICS


INTRODUCTION Vil

HE fiftieth year of the existence of

^U^thc college

was

marked

by

one

outstand

ing sports achievements of

life. State

Rhody's

and national titles

the first

athletic the

one

team

sports'

one

and

his former

in

tie

of

out

was

a

a

cross

seasons.

country

of the sport, here

winning

distinct mark of

Kingston.

team, in its first

history

largest

of the

Coach Fred Delmont Tootell

Rhode Island

to

al,

season

or

and

win

the

and

I.C.4A's,

William M. H.

feat

had

gridders

and did

an

since the

team

a

outstand

victory

over

Brown

University

I

feat and

distance

quite

Congratulates

Coach Beck

the

an

Englands,

meet

as

went

been

the

Collegiate well.

This

performed

honor for littie

they

runner

Rhody, and England at

was

they

inception of harrier racing. Quite

In Bob Nichols

producing five victories and one a possible eight game schedule.

history Besides

and individu

National

before

football

developed

elsewhere.

New

the

never

was

college.

in the

team

all of their dual meets,

smash all records,

Athletic Association

Rhody alumnus succeeded chief, Frank W. Keaney at the

Pres. Woodward

ii'

in the

Another

highlights.

less than 56 candidates

a

helm of the

ing job

by

won

no

for the team, the

out

the best

coach in 21 years, contributed

of its best

near

the al

on

a new

Beck, Jr.,

A

to

extraordinary achieve

progress at

The football under

added

were

delegation

State athletics. The national title

ments in was

in the half-centur)' titles, sectional titles,

were

list of

ready large

of the feature

the fact that

ever

Rhody.

boasted the greatest to matriculate at

outstanding

runner

the present time.

in New-


The basketball team, under the expert

guidance of Coach Frank \V. Keaney, once again performed in top condition, gaining recognition as the best team in New Eng land, winning the New England Confer ence Crown for the sixth time, and playing the

nation's

l:>est

in

the

Sportwriters' Tournament in Madison Square Garden, ''the world series" of the hoop sport. In Stutz Modzelewski, the hoopmen had the new national intercollegiate scoring leader and in Stutz as well as Bill Rutledge, they boasted

two men

mentioned

on

numerous

all-star and All-American fives.

as

Being Jubilee of basketball and College's founding as well, these outstanding performances coincided favor ably. The baseball team coached by Frank Keaney, won the New England Confer ence title, for the third time and compiled an outstanding record of 1 1 victories in it

was

the Golden

The outdoor track New

I.C.4A.

14 starts. to

section.

This achievement

that of

Three

nine, namely Bud

Conlcy,

a

Keaney,

occasion

a

in this

varsity pitcher,

shortstop, and Duke Ab classy first-baseman were

bruzzi, a very good enough to be scouted one

the

members of

Warner

:

second

was

Holy Cross, the tops

on

by major league

more

scouts.

than

meet.

to

holder

champion of

Wilcox

in

finish fourth in the

Tootellmen

meet

win streak

also

22.

to

also boasted its first I.C.4A. in

team

dividual

its

regained performed

team

and

The

stretched their dual The

the

in Bob

two-mile

also the

was

Nichols, titleNorman

run.

leading weight

thrower

in the East. The

tennis, golf, and rifle

performed

in

teams

also

capable fashion to keep up tendf-nry of outstanding

with the e;cncnil

performatK

that of the

only

title

England

creditable fashion

r^

hv RIhkIc

Island

teams.

The 1!IIM2 .|,nri- Mason was the best had in the Hfty-year existence of the

ever

college. had

the

Never

before, in one whole year, college sports rej)resentatives so

COmpletelv (Iniiiiii.Urd picture i.i- (muird

llir

sr.

tiuna! Jllllrli,

|.iuniinrnil\ in national spmt.s cuinpiLilidii. It i> indeed a tribute to our coaches, Frank W. fitting Keaney, F. Delmont Tootell. Bill Beck, Paul Cieurzo, and Kenneili L. Kni< kersc.

bocker and the undeniable Tesuh n\ ^<HKi,

hard, to

.smart

tutoring.

If Klmdv

progress in the future

as

(ontm

-es

it has in the

past, then it will be the nation's best in ever\thing in no time.


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FOOTBALL

.

Bill Riitlidst-

TT

OOl'BALL at Rhode Island State one of its best years in IflU under its first new head coach in 21 When William M H. Beck, Jr. years. assumed < (niiiri.iiKl of the iiridir()n forces in Septrmher of th.it ye.ir. il \v.is tile first time >ince I '120 th.it someone other than Frank W. Kianey was directing the foot ballers. Beck, a Rhody alumnus and

^fc*^ experienced

siriyi former his

pupil

mentor

of Coach

after

Keaney, having served

sistant for the past

succeeded as

his

as

years. His capa bilities may have been doubted at first, but at season's end, all uncertainties as to

Bill's

even

qualifications

from the

piloted

seven

his

most

had

ardent

team to one

disappeared skeptics, as he gridiron

of the best


Warr.n Uul).

Walt BU-clmrczyk

in the

years of exist-

Rhody's existence, was one of the most spirited, capable, and dependable ever to

With only a dozen experienced hands available with which to start the campaign. Coach Beck with the unexcelled assi.t<inre of his backfield coach Paul V. Canu/t.. molded one of the largest and best .illaround small college football squads in die

represent the Ram banner. It displayed the qualities of its tutors on the field of

seasons

college's fifty

siich

plav

lo

win

five

an

extent

that it ot

was

able

to

c-iglit game tieing one. One of tlie Kingstonian\ oldest rivals, the Coast Guard Academy from New London, Conn., was the first football maNot thc Ra n's path to : Rhode Islan having beai 1922, inth.p.ist 11 contests!., !;.inies

out

sdieduh'. wliile losiii-

East. Bill's popularity grew daily and po tential aid came from all sources. At one time as many as 56 candidates were in uniform ready to do battle when called upon. The climax in numbers was reached in the Massachusetts State encounter, when 46 players, in all, saw action on the field of play at one time or another. The 194! football squad, by far the largest in

two

an

.md

the Cadets .issured themsel' initial triumph early in this ga ting from abundance of mai ipower, and home grounds, the Coast Gu

Front Ro

,

Co-captain, Maher, Carpen-

Bowen, Thayer Strehlke, Morel, Merolla, Del Gizzo, Conyers, Grupposo, Holm-

berg, Third Row: Fourth Row

--^-

Coach St ck. (:...... h Ci.ur/o.

Panciera, Hani a. l.ntiMi. Srn.tii. Siegelman, Pierik, Heditsian, Cure. Manager Kope h. Dw^rj, Hrriu.ll, Magee, Allen, Duffy, Fournier, Zweir, Hildrbrand, Train-T C:o|.. Asm (:<.,!< ll Orlando.

'ryywwaygw'

*:!?&-'; v'ViLT;>^aaBr%K

'^^

m


It was the over the Beckmen. initial contest for both clubs, but the vic tors had been at practice for over a month before the Kains began their pre-season traininij;. luillierniore, they boasted one of the siKin^-si small college elevens in the country, a fact which was later very well displayed as their season progressed, and they annihilated all of their opponents with ease. The Merrimen displayed a devastating attack from the start and scored twice in the first period and once in the second The spearheads of these attacks stanza. Bill Thompson and were their Captain Buck Carter, two excellent backs. Inci dentally, the sailors had a veteran team operating, the only newcomer being at the

roughshod

slot. Meanwhile, the Rhode Island to materialize consistenly enough and injuries to four key men before the first half was over further hampered their eir-,i-ts. ll.ivin- . Ii.ilknd up a 19-0 lead at tlie < nmplrliM,, ,,! ilir ti.M half, the Cadets came h... k in ilie >e>ond half to complete the rout, with the aid of three intercepted passes and triumph by a 38-0 center

ers' attack failed

The defeat failed to dampen the morale of the squad but instead, it spurred them on to greater achievement to prove to their followers that they were better than the result indicated. With four regulars in jured. Coach Beck went searching for replacements and came up with the sea son's sensation in Bill Rutledge, one of the


Rhody Strikes

(Jnc- More

outstandintj

all-around athletes Rhode Island has rwr |.rodu.ed. Hlond Bill made his first sijrt against M.iine Uni

good in versity.

.\

regular gridder

in

high school.

Bill had not participated in the sport since matriculating at college, three years before. he

his mettle by sparking 20-13 upset victory over a strong Bear eleven at Orono. Rutledge ran 95 yards for a touchdown, and tossed two passes, one each to his ends, Jim Har vey, and Larry Panciera, for tallies. This contest also proved that the club was im proving with each contest and that mis takes made in previous games had been

However, his

team to

had been pointing for this contest and played from start to finish with a venge ance and courageous spirit that was won derful to watch. The capacity crowd had not one dull moment in the entire 60 minutes of play. The Beckmen outplayed their more highly touted rivals from the start and the first half ended with neither The local offensive team having scored. machine functioned well, but on several occasions fell just short of completing a pass or a run that would have meant a score. George Conti gave one of the finest exhibitions of field generalship seen in years in addition to producing the out standing defensive plays of the entire after noon. In the latter department, Walter Blecharczyk was also immense. The de fensive play of the Rams had been taken as something to be proud of, but in this game, it attained the pinnacle of excell ence. The Ram forward wall continuously outcharged and outplayed their opponents, and in the end it w.i-. the reserve strength of the Brunoians coupled with the smile of Lady Luck which spelled victory for the

Stahleymen.

proved

a

adjusted. The third contest for the Ram eleven to be a warmup. The Kingstonians had a field day at the expense of the Lowell Textile team, their opponents at Meade Field on that occasion. The final tally was 39-0 in Rhody's favor. The contest was not as loosely played as the score may tend to indicate, but the opposition was not of too strong a variety. It enabled the Rhody coaching staff to make use of the largi' number of substitutes, and thus give them experience for later games to come. It was a game without injuries and put the Rams in good condition for their allimportant contest with Brown University on the following week.

The second half began in much the fashion as the first had been. The

same

Kingstonians stuck to their guns and pressed their opponents constantly back Near the end of the third quarter, long run by Swingler, a penalty, and a successful pass put the Bruin in scoring territory. However, the Ram defense stiffened and two attempts to pierce the Rhody forward wall from the two yard line failed. Then in desperation Coach

ward. a

proved

The first intra-state football contest for State with Brown proved to be one of the football games ever played at Brown Stadium in many a year. The Rams

outstanding

Close

to

Pay Dirt


lobry

Skip Stahley

Coates

sent

in his

the line for what would have been a sure score, but as he hit the line he was tackled, and in the process. Bob Priestly, the Brown

first-string back-

field and Dick High just man.iged to Ihe point sneak over on the next trv. after was good. Brown 7. khody (). The clubs continued to battle on even terms for a while and then the Rams made their bid. A long pass from Rutledge to the Rams on the five yard

end

right

Harvey placed

came

in

stole

the

ball

and He

raced 98 vanN l.,r lli.ir ~....rid

t.illy.

also kicked tli. |,i.,ni-.ift. i make the sco..- H-ll in th,

Iidown

1...1. ir

f.ivor.

to

The

disputed by our team but to no avail, the referees failing to agree with the Rhody reasoning, which was later proven to be absolutely correct in the motion pic

steal

On the next play, Narducci went the goal line on a line buck, but it nullified by an offside. The next play brought the Rams back to the two yard line; then Rutledge attempted to pierce line.

over was

tures

.

(I.,,,.,,,

was

taken of the contest.

lootell, Beck.

9

m


nt

Row:

ond Row:

Coates, Flori, Maher, Blecharczyk, Flynn, Carpentt Narducci, McCabe, Cure, Conti.

Following this saddening turn of events, the Beckmen surged back to score on a long pass from Armand Cure to Jim Har vey, the point was good and the score was 14-7; it remained that way till the end. It was really a heartbreaker for Rhody to lose after having fought so valiantly throughout the contest, and then to have all efforts nullified by a referee's decision. It was a game that Rhody could well be proud of.

inch.

next home game was a rcpUca of the first one with Lowell Textile, the home forces winning by a comfortable margin of 34-6. The loser's tally did not matcrialze until the latter part of the fourth period when the substitutes were holding sway. Coach Beck used 46 men in this contest, an all time high in Rhody gridiron annals. Donnie Dwyer, the sophomore sensation continued his amazing display of running and punting, and as the individual spark plug in the rout. This contest enabled the coaches to rest their regulars for their next their game, that with Providence College, other intrastate rival. This was a night of game, and the Rams' third in the span 1 1 days, quite a burden. It was one of the outstanding battles of the entire season and produced enough thrills for the capacity crowd of 12,000 to last them for another of battle see-sawed back year. The tide and forth, with first the Friars in command and then the Rams. This game was for and neither team would give an

still 0-0.

The

keeps

There

were

several

attempts for

successful scores, but in the end neither team had managed to penetrate past the final chalked line of the other and that

highly Rhody's

desirable

troublesome

air to

produce

tally.

attack

was

more

than

the Smith-hillers and the

ground attack had like effect in the Rhody camp. At the end of the 60 minutes of relentless battle, the score was latter's

The defense of each

team

was

enough to repel the offensive on slaughts of each forward wail as was ex emplified by the failure to score. The game was played at La Salle Field and attracted the first capacity crowd since the inception of the arc-light classic five years ago. Rhody went after its fourth victory on the following Saturday in a game with strong

W^orcester Tech at Worcester. It was one of the worst days on which to plav, for the field was drenched Irom (ontinuous rain, and the going uas ire.u h.rous. The elements hampered the K.mi .iU.uk which functioned well on dry territory and alter scoring a touchdown on a Rutledge to Conti forward pass, the Rams settled down to protect their lead. Only straight foot ball was resorted to for fear of injuring one of the players by the employ of razzle dazzle. This win gave the Beckmen a record of four wins, two losses, and one tie in .seven games. A win in their last en counter would provide them with one of


the best records ever recorded by a Ram gridiron machine in recent years. A Homecoming Day atmosphere was in the air as the State and University of Con

appointing e.unpaign. However,

necticut varsities took the field. Earlier in the morning, the Ram vearlings had walloped the Husky Frosh bv a 2fi-6 score and the vaisii\ u.is r.^'-rv W do the same. Being the L.-t -.mie ot the -M^on, it marked the last collegi. ite .i].])., nance of the seniors, namely: Co-captains Edmund Maher and Albert Carpenter, Bill Rut Flynn. A banner ledge, and Ma , I the hand I proceed-

aged

[ipointed. dio( re season Comie, ti<ut h.td h; and they wen* out t( gain a triumph order to salvage something from their dis-

Friday Night RalK

the Rams

had oih.r id'-. IV .md thwarted their oppon .lill Tiipis to talK time and again.

ents'

Tlie\

the

were

to

scoring

iii't

s<on'

.ount

idle themselves and

man

in the first quarter to make No

Rhodv 6, L iiiv. of Conn. 0.

was

done

throughout

the remain

der of the game but the complexity did not change. The struggle gained in intensi

ty

as

Conns

the minutes ticked off and the Ubecame

desperate ;

only

some

brilliant pass interceptions by George Conti saved tlu' Rams from being sored upon and possihiv defeated, The , olorful con test .idded to the si.,r-st.idded all day celebration which included a gala carnival

highlighting

the

evening's

festivities.


The 1941 football al brilliant star, such in

the

1 940

brilliant

place

elevens

were no

functioned

one

in

its

of the best

of

existence.

machine

interdependent

an

under

smoothly

the

of Coaches Bill Beck, and Paul

Cieurzo. With

one

belts, these to

courage,

individual standouts in this

which

be able

as

half-century

group

guidance

was

represent the Blue and

to

its

but

their

individu

no

determination

regarded

ever

in

There

had

Duke Abbruzzi

eleven, but it substituted

fighting

be

to

White

as

teamwork, undaunted

and

spirit,

team

successful

two mentors

continue their

season

will

highly

no

under doubt

commend

coaching careers. In Conti, Blechar czyk, Cure, Heditsian, Conyers, Harvey, Panciera, Fournier, Narducci, Flori, Grup

able

poso, Bertwell, Bellino, Dubee, Coates, and Zweir, the coaches

sizeable to

form

team,

aggregation a

take them first)

.

a

of talent about which

nucleus for another

(providing

Smith, have

winning

Uncle Sam's forces don't


CROSS COUNTRY


^)xl*^>ST

of Coach Frederick Delmont follower^ had nmilv be lieved that he h.ld ir.uheil th<> i.inn.u le

one team had swept all honors. It is also the first undisijuted n.itional title 1 his is ,he come to Rhode Island. greatest achievement that any team can and ever the greatest honor accomplish

sport that

^^^'Tootell's

to

1 luar eonieiitions were on the suppoit ol the hiilli.int showings that his s li.u.1 [n.uie tlunng the cross-country season of 194U. Ihey based their beliefs the fact that the Ram Varsity harriers of a year ago had all of their dual

autumn.

that any coach can ever earn. The first dual meet with Fordham Uni

chargt

versity

meets, swept the Nr Englands. raptured the LC.4A. crown .n N.C.A.A. But thev undc rated the much est and highly regarded Toot. Those rooters had probably forgotten that the impossibilities of one are the possibility of F. Delmont Tootell. The proof in these statements is simplicity in itself. With a veteran team back from the successful campaign of 1940, Coach Too tell with the aid of his assistant Doc Erwin moulded the greatest cross-country team ever to run in the country. The latest edition of the Ram harriers won all of its dual meets, the New Englands, the I.C4A's and climaxed this coliossal season by also capturing the N.C.A.A. meet. It was the first time in the history of the Front Row: Secon d Row:

at

New York

The next dual

Ram

with

New 1

supp^wdly lanijjshire team, .,

proved without doubt that the Rams had not scored their first shutout on a fluke, because they again turned the trick and again on foreign territory. This time the score was 15-40 in our favor. A very strong harrier five from North eastern University came to Kingston late in October intent on resting sectional laurels from our favorites. However, when the final tally was made, they had to be content with a 1 7-43 beating and had to consider themselves lucky to escape being

Mgr. Wrigh t, OSullivan, linglcy, R. Nichols, B.ir Roche, L. Nichols,

e0 w^

meet

strong University of

Coach Erwi n, Moran, Taylor,

^

J^

%

f

I5UMI

15l*n

\

1

"

f

1

loolell.

"*

^

^ii^ ^ ISLilJfJ

i e

Coach

fii

?

X f^

City ])ro\idrd

followers \\itii some very (heeling news. With Bob Nichols pacing the v^av. the Rhode Island contingent h.id the lirst five men across the finish line .md thus scored a shutout against their namesake from Gotham, a rare od uren. -. imleed. The final score was Rhudv Ti. fordham ")1.

*


the third victim by a perfect score. The fourth place garnered by Mike Pronodsky was all that .saved them from being shut out. Bob Nichols again led the pack. Then came Rhodv's arch sports rivals, the I'niv.r-in of Coi,,,.. li. ut runners. Thev n,.ii,.,;;.<l

sligh'tlv

1.,

.M.

,iil

lli.- k.i,ns to

a

i;ri-.,li-i .\li-iit ll,.i,i ll,r ..ihi-rs had done but succumbed lo ., 21)- jH trimming. The race was contested on Rhody's course and was witnessed by a large throng. Robbins of the visitors was tli<. onlv contender .ik.' H,.b but I,.- Inii.h.d I., .h It ,|i,.T Nicli..|^ du.. und.-l.'.i third Clonliiuiini.. thrir winning ways, the harriers went on to Boston early in Novem ber and captured the N.E.I.C4A. meet with a record breaking team total of 23 points. Bob Nichols was the individual

winner and he also set a new record of 20 minutes flat for the 4-mile course. They bunched their first five finishers in the first ten, bettering last year's result by seven points. The 4-mile course record at Franklir1 P.k 1,.,.~ h .md reset by the Rai victory cam-

i" ;i,.^i,'

paigns

over

th.

|i .,-1 Us,

.

w.irs.

One week 1.. 111 at \\,i, Courtland Park in New York C ity, the Tootellmen rewest laurels, the I.C.4A. captured their trophv which firM time in ill, ,

|<<.f il

|,..ii

Ni. Ik.U I.,

.

ind th,era.

who

i;n *.it,-^t

.,s

r.

nii.r

..I

not

far

the present

l.es Mac .Mitchell, the N.Y.U. flash

won the solo crown for the third con secutive time. The new team total of 31


\HmSuB^^CfArHA^Q/

shattered the previous standard, set bv the Kinijstonians in 1140 hv 41 tallies. Thf R,.n,- l,,..l ., tni. i,<l..s inargin of points n.-i- til. ir ,i.Mr.~l riv.il. This victory clearly sl.,inpi'd tli.-ni ,iv llie t.ips in the

points

East in cross-country.

week later, the undefeated runnners traveled to East Lansing, Michi in quest of their first \itt.'rv in the gan Nationals. This tin,.'. lh.'\ s,iii..Tied in defeating over 100 ti-.iins Iron, .,11 ov.r the United States, and become the first team in the history of the sport to win the N.E.I.C.4A., I.C.4A., and the N.C.A.A. titles all in one year. It was the culmi nation of the greatest rec.nci ii, l,.,iii<'r history by the greatest team in hist.., v, 11,.^

Just

one

Rams notched their triumph with .i spark ling 83 point team total with Bob Nichols again showing the way finishing in 7th place. Coach Tootell's axiom of work,

work, and

more

work

produced

the

results. CROSS-COUNTRY VARSITY R. I.

Fordham L' New Hampshire Northeastern Connecticut N.E.I.C.4A I.C.4A N.C.A.A *Two

new-

40

15 17 20

43 38

I5t23pts.* 1st 31 pts. Ist 83 pts.

records in New

team low. 4 mi. in 20 min.

pts.

Opp. 51

\5

Nichols

England course

Nichols finished 2nd in l.Cl.lA. Nichols finished 7th in N.C.A.A.

-

23

record


RASKETRALL


m

HE was

Golden

of

Jubilee

celebrated

at

basketball

Rhode

Island

the

during Maine

the

Hampshire,

culminated

American International

their second appearance in

the Writer's Tournament at New York.

The

Keaney

coached

courtmen

to

Northeastern

galloping

in 21 scheduled contests with the strongest

were

defeated twice and the

fives of this section in addition

thus

captured

season

The

clash

at

won

versity,

talented

St.

18 games

season

quintets

as

defeating

such

Fordham Uni

Providence our

University

College

local rivals also

Front Row: Second Row:

Third Row:

versity

they

of

set

teams

of in

and Brown were

beaten

by

a

127-50

previous posted

Twice

they

trounced the

margin.

This

record of 103

Coach Cieurzo, Mearns, Manager

scored

Swaseymcn

surpassed

their

which

they

points

in the first clash with the

University

in

1940, and

at

Kingston

102-81.

Modzck-wski, Rudt-dge, Applebee, Shannon. Sperling, Pansa, Lownds, French, Obradovich. Goldman, Federico.

Coach Keaney, Cure,

they

100

of Connecticut won

Kingstonians

points against the Uni New Hampshire. The first time, new a intercollegiate scoring

than

more

record when

and the

Connecticut among the stronger

University,

of 21

Joseph's College, Holy Cross,

Springfield College,

the East.

out

Rams.

their sixth conference title

in six successive years.

the Garden.

Hoopsters

during the regular

highly

the post

and

other teams

were

feel the power of the

of New

University,

Each of the New Conference members

competed

to

College,

University

State with another very successful season,

by

Tufts

campaign.

University,


The ites

only

in Convention Hall in Providence

Brown in

a

Philadelphia,

Pa..

at

of Stanford

points set by University in

the

Hank 1939

disputed

contest,

as

well

as

in

New York.

nation's

additional

15)96

by

by tallying 1730 points bettering the form er total by over 12.^ points. Stutz was

Gymnasium,

were

led this year

by

their Mod

Rutledge. Modzelewski,

highest

f(r the past

honors

again

named

quintets

outstanding co-captains, Stanley

champion

mark

scored in

Luisetti

zelewski and Bill the

previous

points

He shattered

college.

the Auditorium, and

The Rams two

four years in

Marvel

at

the post-season classic, by Toledo Uni

versity

mark for total

recognized

at

College

University

much

by the Rhody Temple University

losses suffered the hands of

were at

individual

scoring

two seasons

by setting

an

gained

all-time

and

to

All-American

numerous

national

gained

recognition

for his talented court achievements.

established for

new

Rhode

Island

Conference, sectional, and national

petition. Rutledge as

the other

on

He

scoring marks State, New England

individual

dominant in the

jiubJic

com

hand, while

not

rye, contributed

IN

HOUTINO

FORDHAM,H& FtLL BUT TWO

RDlMTS StOffT

OFTHEGAROEMif WDIVOUAL

SCDRINO' MARK

PfCKOEMNEf?. dfiumois GAINST MAMHATTAU

'

gILL SUCBD THE 03RDS TEN TIMES

AGAINST RJROHAM TO TIE THE GAR DEW BECOROloa R&tD GOALS

UE PUYStUt

GAME FOR HIS TEWi rue

PUTTOE PRESJURE ON TDU L*0 AND YOUU

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FiesT Arrp/st/Jk

1

AUWIN^


his third

highly appreciated varsity The

paign. brilliance ness

was

under

blonde

forward's

matchless

fire, and

an

at

Madison

home. His cool

enlightening play

the opportune moments

was

his

in

clearly displayed

Garden

Square

as

the select circle of such

joining

scorers

Rhody

Jaworski, Stutz, Invaluable aid lar members of

other

and Bud came

the

well man

hoop squad

Shannon

Conley

at

ated, did court a

a

360

points

of

i-m

h

^peed ^.iinc.

;ind

for his fir.vt kt^uI.u fhng

last year he alternated with

bee

the forward line.

on

the most

squad

Chet

regu

the

Apple

improved player

and contributed

played on

the

Apple

Applebee

to

score

by

Mearns. hand

An

early

Flip Keaney

injury the

in

of the time.

and will next

probably

saw

Both

the

George right

lessened

action the

were

see

Cure excelled

year.

and

season,

each

by

alternately

the latter's

to

effectiveness and Cure

guard.

a

vacant

was

Cure

total of

a

mark for

high

out

guard

his ma

.sophomores

regular

.service

defensively

on

several occasions.

The 1941-42 baskrlhall of the

gained was

as

ing

in

as

significance by Jubilee

the Golden

of the

sc:,son

successful in sevci.il

the Golden

well

men

most

college.

captured

one

and

the fact that it

of the

Jubilee

Once

was

\'ears

hoop sport

of the found

again

the Conicrrn.v

the

Keany-

crown

and

was

of the entire

some

very

Armand

iir tallied

varsity;

managed

a

filled

He covered the

splendid job.

points,

From his

The other defensive post left

the talented Bud

replacing

major portion

he

289

at

forward, the latter having gradu

with deftness and

position,

of

join

in

combine with his

offensive efforts.

jority

two new

to

standing

graduation

Conlcy.

from

defensive work

at

point"

as

persons of Earl Shannon and Bob

bee.

as

to

"1100 stars

at

again

once

exhibitions

He became the fourth

home.

cam

steady

magnificent

proven

by

their selection for the

Sport-

writers' Tournament in New York.

The


latter is

generally regarded

Series" of

chosen to compete in

can

and to be

it, is surely

of which few

tinguished honor, abouts

the "World

as

collegiate basketball,

their

hoop campaign

their opponent.

team

here

a

Instead, they

very

at

displayed

ward who did

a

Bill

to

of the best

in

double

played this tuck

figures

Senesky,

decided

struggle

a

seen

6 '2" for

home

nip

variety.

The Hawks

The

to a

figure

bee

was once

again proved to be one of the best attrac tions by packing the gym, although minus

point"

first

the

easy

from

tune

one

to town. never

victim

surges

College

The

the visitors

thus

last

season on

satisfaction

was

that

they

their

they held

lower than their

Rutledge

ac

total of

again

and

led

Apple

far behind.

nol

The

to

over

Kingston

Modzelewski and Shannon

and

but

the

of

score.

"two-points-per-minute"

the Ram attack with

was

73-39

only

and

team

invaded a

from this game

gained

80.

The

by

produced

court.

visitors

front

of mid-season

Medfordites

The

handicap.

liking

the farcical contest which the

avenging

the Rams

ended with the home

the

cleanly

reckless abandon

and scored with

customed

centre

very

swarmed all

Keaneymen

tallying

regular

then

College

smothered

was

holding

by a 75-62 margin. It the opening contest for each team, this the quality of the contest despite out

and

in

himself.

to

Larry

year ago,

was

spectators.

low total while

without their

was a

op

Joseph's

players

magnificent job a

as

The visit

Rodman Hall. one

were

St.

powerful

here in years in Bud

Rutledge

quintet

a

game

much

and

played

of

star

The

Tufts

opened

without the usual "soft touch"

ors

here

scoring

Kenney.

boast.

The Rams

posed by

dis

a

teams

their

was

of

the

Ram

succumbed

Springfield. They

of 103-64.

for the

This game

Rhodyites

The game

close. The

"100

American International

was

regulars

and

was an

they

went

fairly rough saw

but

little action


Trainer Cole

in the contest

established

a

leaving

soon

after

they had

very comfortable lead.

substitutes took

over

and

performed

ablv for the remainder of the

The

credit-

contest.

Frank Obradovich

The first 1942 appearance of the Rams in Madison

the Rams

January

Square

met

3.

It

Garden occurred when

their Gotham namesake

on

the feature contest

on

was

George Mean


one

of the

of

the

the

fancy

shooting

loudly very

the

each

at

Keaneymen

and wasn't

had entered

were

tied

an

.')2

at

points

lation time and He

breach

after

to

more

on

second

stanza

had

tallied

nearly

one

the

each.

the The

Rutledge enabled

win in

than

In-en

personals

soon

begun. The

squad fought

The

"Ram

Fiftieth

It

of the

stamped the

the local entry to

was

top

at

marked bv another

to

worthy

the

cause

consecutive

possible

as

tri

f(.r the Rams and

candidates for

later in the

goals by netting

of all. Cure

Rut

season.

play

played

until

were

their

game via the foul

an

they

was

were

supplied by

and Loeffler

thorns in the Rams' late

in

was

little

to

ready

the local

for the

quintet.

by

a

offer in the

the smooth

working

their first game of the not

the

the first confer

Oronomen lost

margin having opposition for

way of

It

approval

exceptionally good

departure

University casualty. The

79-48

dozen and

even

with the

route.

Maine ence

an

met

defensively. Fitzgerald

game

Rams.

It

them

his all-around

and

to come out on

a

tied the all-time Garden record for

ledge field

fourth

season

tournament

Islanders

game's end.

the

marked

umph

cause

Kelleher-

from the

indeed.

the finish but the smooth- work ing Rhode

managed

Anniversary Fund,

dismissed

latter had

s

proceeds

approximately $600

of the visitors

after the

The

Mokray.

netted

trip

under the full

Special"

of Bill

filled the

half of his team's total mark.

half-way

the extended

capably

had

Stutz

from the game

coached

period.

tie up the ball game in regu

to

session.

at

was

until

won

overtime

regulation time,

herculean efforts of Bill the Rams

they

The game

opportunity.

At the end of the teams

again

once

of the crowd and

closely fought

teams

fancy passing and

appreciation by cheering

their

proved

diniblc-headers

Ned Irish in his New York

The fast and

emporium.

captured

prominent

more

sponsored by

season

opposition

Modzelewski


again

led the

ment

while

in the offensive

team

who had

Applebee,

find the range, contributed of

Shannon

points.

and

a

depart

begun

Rutledge

formed their usual competent roles. was

the first New

England

to

per

This

Conference

for the winners and started them

victory

off toward their sixth consecutive confer ence

title. season was

by Temple University Philadelphia. much

too

delegation was

The

for the

height

and scored

the second loss in

a

as

started off in up

9

point

grand

lead in

supplied

Convention HaU

at

elongated

Messikomer lads in the

a

Owls had

Rhode

57-49

Island

triumph.

many years

same

to

It the

place. Rhody

fashion and had built a

short span of

playing

time, but the Quaker City lads, led by their tall

then

Bob Dom and

sophomore forward,

set-shot

Angelo

ace

passed

of the first

Rams,

the

Musi

pulled

Keaneymen

stanza.

Try

as

even

near

and

the end

they might

the

could not close the gap and their

late surge

lh<

The Rams recovered fmm thrir initial setback to defeat Noitlicastnn L ui\( a

few

It

was

for

naught.

A small band

later

night

was

Rodmanites and

expected Coach

by

The was

scoring

brand of

to

being

missed mark

two

on

nosed

out

The scrubs

the total u])

to

outplayed

just

the century

the

next

they

College provided

the

Keaneymen, 60-54,

the first for the

years and

of

the Rams' sciiedule when

Auditorium in Providence. was

use

the game

points.

Providence

upset

Rams the

keep

to

total romp.

a

bringing

by

give the

opposition. Once again

resorted to wholesale

Keaney

as

of the

power

much for the Dunn-

too

failed

they

his substitutes in order

from

isity

98-60.

large margin,

a

their second conference win in

many starts.

men

The first loss of the

in

fa:

share

good

was

The

Crottymen

well earned.

struggled

the

For the

triumph.

the second loss of the

to

triumph in

most

the end

Kingstonians season

some

The Friars

their intra-state rivals

the way and

the

at

to

it

of

gain was

and the first

tUlU

m

^'i-


to

local

not

was

fan is

al foul

to

that

play

the type which the

accustomed

Applebee

of

style

not

was

of the local

capabilities

and their

aggregation

night

The game

competition.

indicative of the

Rhody

The loss of

see.

and Modzelewski via the person in the second stanza

midway

route

their

decidedly hampered

for

chances

Rhode Island had

triumph

necticut in

of 66-59. way

with

over

a

the

University

the

exception a

of the

of the

late surge

margin

Storrs

sell in order

exclude any

to

over-crowded gym The Ram

them

deciding

no

ath

not to

possibility

resulting

as was

con

were

Rhody fans, the

at

disturbance

last ten

till the

There

letic authorities

ago.

of Con a

brought

they stayed contest.

tickets available for

another

by

The visitors trailed all of the

front where

clusion

from behind

to come

game at Storrs

minutes when out

and Shannon fired in

ledge,

This

win.

to

the

sharpshooters

from

case a

of

the third consecutive

was

them in the top spot.

placed

Ma.ssachusetts State and Worcester Tech also added to the list of Ram victims

were

in the

same

Statesmen

week

were

marking

trampled by game

the

was

two

task of had

an

closely

making

begun

be hard

to

away from

year

play

Both games

home, the

team to

It

were

Mass game

Kingston

the Rams.

to meet

neither of

equal

to

the

hit their stride and would

to

beat.

to

as

was

Neither

the game close. The Rams

The weakest came

quintet

team

herst and the Tech contest

year

The 83-68

an

margin.

contested a

resumption recess.

by

Bigler

86-59

had

teams

the

mid-year

trimmed

the

while

score,

an

found their

Rut

Stutz,

enough points

conference win for the Keaneymen and

of school after the

victorv'.

to

range late in the game and

Am

face the Rams all soon

was

the Rams when

at

played at

Worcester.

thereafter

to

their misfortune

they

were

red-hot


and

a

intercollegiate scoring

new

established.

was

127-50

win.

Coach

regulars

out

after about

and did

not

that could

keep

with

the offensive

quintets

ten

the

The Durhamites

ing.

minutes of

again,

score

just

but

from

was a new

regulation

nized

even

mount

of the

No

local

less than

Rhode Islanders scored in double

in

play

could not cope

strength

own.

college

Brown

record total for

40 minute

a

his

and had little in the way of

offense of their

This

to

Keaney pulled

send them in

not

record

The Rams waltzed

contest

Springfield College

Holy

were

the

the

Navy

was a

next

Relief Fund

special

at

header.

The

team

and

victims

The

contest lor

the Auditorium.

crowd

capacity

was

being

the

night

existing 4-year

part of

a

Crusaders

scor

this

saw

charity

double-

provided

unex

pected opposition. Maine, New Hampshire, and Providence College

were

the

The first

over

one

1 00

Providence

for the

next

two

at

home.

the Rams' away and

Rhody again

102-.54.

mythical

the

The

placed

state

tallied

Swaseymen victory

over

them in the lead

championship.

68-54 in favor of

the Smith-hillers Brown

on

were

College avenged their early

setback and

score was

victims

games

points against

winning by

season

Cross,

for the second time in the interim. Cross game

which

the last

in recog

A

contest

in

highlight

a

record.

six

with Connecticut and Northeastern victims

Holy

ing

list.

basketball circles.

University,

provided

an

figures.

one

It

when Stutz broke the

fought

to

provided the third

a

very

The

team

but

the end.

regular campaign by being victor 83-82 in

our

defeat of the declared

.shaky

decision

the

by


basket

as

was

fast from

start to

the gong sounded which many believed

lo

fans

reeling

the end.

the

Stutz scored

time-keeper.

be the

a

winning points for State;

the timer

then ruled it had been made after time had

elapsed

and

Rhody

the loser in

was

stead of the winner. The game, other than

being

the last

captains

little

bearing

York, and the

their selection

on

State's chances

for the Writers'

being picked

in New

for Co-

contest

Stutz Modzelewski and Bill Rut

ledge, had of

collegiate

was

Tourney

announcement

made

on

the

of

following

In the r(urnament contest, the men ran

afoul

a

University from in Bob

Rhode Island gave themselves and back Bill

good

Ohio and

Gerber, who led his

by scoring

37

den in the process. established

a

new

scoring

The

Tourney

scoring

team to

points breaking

records for individual

Keaney

ball club in Toledo

all

star

vi< tory

existing

in the Gar

team scores

also

marks. The game

by

play,

the

Although beaten, good

a

but he failed

top.

rest

a

individual

magnificent

to

All-Tournament

teammates to come

selected

was

on

with

along

team

Stutz Modzelewski and both at

Ram

brand of

get the needed sup

of his

However, he

all-star game

of

to come

and writers.

fans,

the

was

account

still favored

were

displaying

port from the out on

finish and had the

many of the

Rutledge

brilliant

an

day.

at

competed

the Garden several

in

days

after the tourney ended.

This sons

was one

in Coach

loss of

Rutledge

graduation next can

of the

most

Keaney's

successful

22 year

and Modzelewski

will leave

large

gaps

year's quintet. However, usually

another

reign.

be counted upon

winning

combination.

through to

the to

sea

The

fill

on

Menty

produce

This

team


How Its Done

won

the New

and

was

Eng'and

again tops

Conference in

New

Obradovich, Lownds,

cro

be lost

Engia RHODE

and Pans:

through graduation.

ISL.-\ND ST.VIE

(1941-1942 Record)

St.

Northeastern

Joseph's

Tufts American

li

Holy Cross Springfield College

.

Fordhi Maine

Northeastern Providenre

College

Massachusetts State Worcester Tech New

Grand Total

1,737

1,266

Hampshire .Average per

game

79.0

57.5

A'^'


Howie French

INDIVIDUAL RECORD

Stutz Modzelewski Earl Shannon William

Robert

f

Rutledge

Applebee

c

.

Armand Cure

George Mearns

f g g

g-f

Henr>' Sperling

f

Attilio Pansa

f

Howard French Francis Obradovich

g ...c

David Lownds

f

James Harsey

I

William Smith Nat Federico Robert Tanner

Jack Doherty

f g

f-g f

Rhode Island

4425

1737

Opponents

4425

1266


During the Hectic

Brown

Ga

a


RHODE ISLAND STATE

Leading Ail-Time High Scorer; Total

1,730

42

Stutz Modzel.

Jaworski, '39

1,426

Frederick Conley, '41

1,395 1,102 877

Chester

William

Rutledge,

'42

Edward

Tashjian,

'39

J. Francis Martin, '36 John Messina, Robert

'37

.

Haire, '28

Earl Shannon, '43 Warner

Keaney,

Samuel

Epstein,

'41

'29

.

.

,

John Tyler, '32 Roberl

Applebee,

Reginald

'43

.

Hi

Edward Pet

A COMPARISON OF THE SCORING RECORDS t)F

MODZELEWSKI AND HANK LUISETTI OF STANFORD MODZELEWSKI

LUISETTI mes

Freshman

Junior

Points


In

their sixth successive New

winning

England

Conference

Island State

of

peer

the

Stutz

nation's

coaches' sole

five.

only repeater of

year, led the offensive

the

Shannon

was

scorers,

for Conference

with

in all a

winning

All-Conference while Al

being

departments

total of 189

of

points

Pajonas

Modzelewski

Winzler

(Connecticut)

Applebee

c

Ig

(Rhode Island)

rg

of

Mugavero (Connecticut) Jaskilka (Connecticut) Small

team

by

Bob

Cure

Applebee

Rhode

a

If rf

(Maine)

c

Island,

(New Hampshire) (Rhode Island)

single point,

of Northeastern and Earl

Ig rg

FINAL STANDING

unanimous choice for the

W

Rhode Island

...

8

Connecticut

6

Northeastern

4

Shannon, of Rhode Island, had six of the

Maine

2

eight possible

New

0

votes.

)

(Rhode Island)

Monica

competition.

Billy Rutledge,

missed

to

Panjonas (Northeastern) (Rhode Island)

last winter's all-star

Winzler, of Connecticut, and

for the

(Rhode Island)

for the third .successive

league

play,

First RuTLEiHjE

unanimous choice

Modzelewski,

CONFERENCE TEAM

Modzelewski, the

All-Conference team, in addition the

1941-1942 ALL-NP:\V ENGLAND

Rhode

walked off with the

again

principal honors.

championship,

Hampshire....

L

p.c.


mnOdR TItACK

/I

HE

indoor track team

varsity

with the

again competed relay

teams

1941-1942

in

The

it

was

relayers

races

really

were

the finest mile

relay

in which

no

teams

mainly

the lack of

for the indoor Forced

to

showings

they

own.

were

run

to

the lack of

capably

train them

competition.

to run

their

were no

could train in

spacious

sessions

match for the

,

on

gymnasi

teams

that

on

field

the wooden tracks laid out

houses, where the elements

into very littie

come

The Tootell

play.

also had lost two of their

men

quartet from last comers,

season

Jim Cole,

forced

to

ence.

Only

Fournier

produce

and Mai

without

Lincoln

were

and the

starting

two new

ShurtlefT,

were

previous experi

Bagshaw

and

available from last

Dick

year's

team.

The Rams

ly:

the

spacious

practice

the small wooden oval aside the um,

were

against

experienced

and reserves, and also facilities

to

that the country

due

adequate

they

matched

boast. Their mediocre to

their

failed

fault of their

again

can

ners

during

Although, they

season.

win any of the

entered,

the nation

once

top-flight

competed

Millrose Madison

in six meets,

meet

in

New

name

York's

Square Garden,

B.A.A. Games in the Boston

Garden,

the the

New York A.C. Games in the 49th Street

Arena, the A.A.U.

Bagshaw, Coach Tootell, Fournier, Shurtleff.

meet

in New

York, and


Bullock, D.ihl, I'l.m, the K. of C. and I.C.4A. Gotham.

In all of these

also in

meets

meets

they

were

matched against the best in the field, was

in which the Rams

competed,

the fastest heats of the

against

such

Pittsburgh

teams

College,

liams

College,

usually

night. Running

Boston

Villanova Seton and

John's College,

were

Syracuse University,

as:

University,

Tufts

as

the fact that the heats

exemplified by

College,

weightmcn,

managed

a

fourth in the

thirds, and

two

The

which

most

of the

The what

35

championships. ace

shotputter,

pound weight

A.A.U. meet, and

a

to

to

win any of the

gain

was

one

out

in his

specialty.

third

three

of Dick

Bagshaw, Jim Cole,

ran

in that order

and

through

augmented by

to

be

to

the

were

competition

some

of the

place.

his

Nichols,

runner

State's

competed

Lack of

runs

in

once

Many

to

the

in

sponsored by Harvard Uni of

stringers competed

points

running

again swept

Cambridge Intercollegiates,

formal meet

in

but

best.

The indcKjr trackmen the

out

experience proved

biggest handicap

against the nation's

versity.

meets.

relayers' performances

in the

al

of their efforts.

composed

Rhody's

place

fourth in the I.C.4A.

a

Bob

standing distance

races.

second,

gain

in the I.C.4A.

Jack Kreuger, earned

Colgate University,

fourths

Fournier, Lincoln Mai Shurtleff

the

same event

St.

College,

performed creditably

failed

did manage

team

win

to

in several

Norman Wilcox

throw in the A.A.U. meet and also

failed

They

competed

several of the invitation two-mile

the indoor-men

though they

who also

of the indoor fracases.

Wil

University,

Hall

Burdick

the

Rhody

but still

win the meet

second-

gained enough

unofficially.

14%


BASEBALL

Conti, Bellino, Toppin, Holdsworth, Mt Cabe, Flori. Hedison, Conley, Keaney, Zammarchi, Abbruzzi, Cran.slon. Ill,

c

OACH FRANK

W

KK.AXF.V.

standing wizardry hes Ne

England.

His

1941

II

games and lost

only three, a record bettered only by the consistent Holy Cross nine. and smart Speed baserunning were the factors which helped the Rams garner outstanding success on the hall field. They set new

base stralinii n-c<u-<K for the New

England Confcniur ,ind iinf>f]i( ial records for intercollegiate competition. Weakness at the plate, a constant ail ment at State, was almost eliminated, being supplanted l.y some very good aM-;.round hitting. rhi> fact can very well he illus trated \Nhen

one

realizes that the

Rhody

Jones, Pansa, Verrcchia, Duranleau,

team

scored

a

total of 85

runs

to

their

opposition's 23 in the 14-game schedule. Besides capturing the conference title, the Keaneymen tied with Brown University for the mythical State championship, and defeated Providence College twice. The burling was of the better variety and was capably handled by Warner Keaney, Bob Tanner, and George Conti. Bud Conley, the regular shortstop also took a successful fling at twirling. Bill Rutledge was the hitting star of the Rams finishing the sea son

with

bruzzi Duke

a

.S.H average, while Duke Ab

captured the fielding honors. The ^^as

n

oarded

arouiHJ initial-sack

as

one

of best

all-

guardians to be seen in New England. Keaney and Conley were also under the scrutiny of major league scouts.


The in

were

scored three shutouts

Keaneymen

their

total.

winning

chalked up

at

The

goose-eggs

the expense of Lowell

Textile,

in the season's opener, Providence

College

in the game at

third shutout

versity fourth

also

was

at

forces defeated and away, the

twice, also

at

Maine

at

winning

twice, both here of Connecticut

team

and

losing

the Boston

by respective

scores

of

in the conference

Rams failed ites scored team

split

University, winning the

0-1; New Hampshire University

only

their

Kingston

home and away, and

Kingston

encounter

Brown Uni

the

crown,

University

with Northeastern game

on

In

Kingston.

conference

and the

Kingston,

pinned

in the

to

pin

a

2- 1

a

on

7-1, was

and the

whom the

defeat. The Durham

victory

only meeting

ov<'r

the local

between the

I. inner Scores Aimlher

two

The game

clubs.

It

poncd. the

was

Durham

at

the

l)osl-

was

home defeat of

only

for the Rams.

season

The Rams also boasted victories

Tech, by

Worcester Boston

University,

Brown

Universit>'

stonians

at

the

to

was

here, while they

score

score

a

College

cns

was

by a

Field

Duke

by

an

8-2

on

a

3-1

them at

2-0

King

margin.

at

Kings

Hendrick-

score.

Co-captains

Warner

Keaney,

Abbruzzi, Bud Conley, and Frank

Zammarchi, State also boasted veterans, Bill

Rutledge,

Lyman Cranston, Elmer

a

double victim,

3-0, and being walloped

Besides

10-.^).

by

nosed out the

having a shutout pinned ton,

of

tune

defeated

Aldrich Field

Providence

over

of 10-2, and

Cornell,

Bill

Rene

McNally,

among its

Duranleau, Bud

Jones,

Hike Hedison, and Artie


Hedison

Onlv

for

cared

backsto]3ping

the

duties and

the

of

majority proved

his worth.

Cranston, Rutledge, Tanner,

Con

ti, Pansa, Bellino, OkUcs, and Hedison left for (his

candidates

last

frosh

I. 3 P.

R.

year's

brother of the

Dwyer.

C. 0

Pansa.

With the

exception

nell, Pansa, and McNally, and

regulars

were

In

test.

received

saw

of

Both of these lads

aid

Tanner,

Bob

mention the

to

rightly enumerated

'Fhey, together

which

of

the

Boston

chalked up

was

Keaney,

The

hitting; and firldinti

was

of

a

University

by

Abbruzzi

Bud

ac

and

base-stealers

Cranston

and

were

pilfered

was

with

Conley's

was

very

victory string. the

more

dozen ba.ses between them. Their

along

one

Conley.

..f the Ram nine

very fine \'ariel\' and

instrumental in the Rams'

and

freshman

vide Coach

also very

chief

than

a

hitting, timely.

are

excellent

diamond

Cole and Bob

nine,

Keaney

are

with

All

Eyes Front

expected two

aid

come

Magee,

pitcher respectively

pitching

counted for all of the victories with the

exception

shortstop

the

prominent

in the allotted space.

with Warner

on

Hedison,

and Donnie

probably greatly

and Frank

more

of Tanner and Conti cannot

department be

was

cause

spring time. Jim

year's

addition, considerable

sophomores

Ram

con

from

The invaluable aid in the

ones.

rest

action in each

George Gonti, Tobey Coates, Bellino

Cor

Jones,

all of the

available from

in Dave

capable Hike,

outfielders and will

the

are

team

are

However, several

team.

promising

a

Final Score;

year's

very

on

to

last pro

needy


R. I. BASEBALL STATISTICS

G

Jones Pansa

R

11

110

1

:i

AB

4

3

2B

:iB HR TB

3

SB

SH

0

0

Ave

E

0

0

0

10

.750

7

1

I

12

8

1

41

52

10

Rutledge

13

45

12

16

3

1

.356

Conley

14

52

12

18

8

1

.346

.

A

PO

1.000

Tanner

6

16

1

5

0

0

.313

2

19

1

McNally

9

26

4

8

4

4

.308

16

13

2

.Abbruzzi

14

58

14

17

16

0

.293

136

9

4

Hedison

13

41

8

12

4

1

.293

70

17

2

Coates

11

38

5

10

7

2

.263

13

2

2

Keaney

13

45811

11

.244

20

23

1

Cranston

10

38

8

9

6

2

.237

16

1

0

Zammaix:hi

.

14

51

3

12

3

1

.235

17

25

4

Duranleau

8

19

5

4

4

0

.211

16

3

1

BeUino

4

11

1

1

10

,091

1

0

1

Conti

3

5

0

0

0

0

.000

1

5

2

ComeU

6

4

0

0

0

1

.000

4

1

0

Shannon

13

0

0

0

0

.000

0

0

0

Pansar

10

10

10

.000

0

0

0

179

32

184

.39

Rhode Island

Opponents

14

457

85

127

24

5

1

164

58

14

.279

372

14

442

23

85

10

0

0

95

9

7

.192

354

Anxious Moment

llc.lil li). f,

,


UUTUOUK TBACK

YprilE

team

tive undefeated

able

including teams

ended its si:

season

The Tootellmen ease,

unheard of in track circles and the

1941 Rhode Island State Co

track

in dual

of the

were

a

by one

of the best

handily score.

Brown

New

trounced

95^-39/2 margin.

a

teams

defeated The

University,

and 98-37.

an

However, the quality of field

These

Kingston

82

College

England

was

2/3-52 2/3

Ram

track

never

been

fear of

University

not

the other victims

by

one

scores

were

94-41,

previously

since F. Delmont Tootell

in

1924, and their fame has

far and wide.

Many

of the

longer

no

larger com

pete with the Kingston track outfits for

of

,

not

schools in the country will

and the

121/2-I3j/a

charge

spread

Connecticut,

of

aggregations has

questioned,

of

were

scores

at

Boston

in New

University

Hampshire

respective

by

points,

unbelievable.

Manhattan Uni

power in New York track

soundly

was

margins

90

nearly

formid

most

took

circles,

sometimes

victory,

and

in the East.

versity, always

competition. all foes with

conquered

some

of

his

having

little chance of

willing to risk

a

winning

of the best all-around track

coaching

career

and

loss. Coach Tootell had

last

events, he had such

spring.

teams

in

In the field

outstanding

stars,

as:


Jack Kreuger,

Al

Gudeczauskas, Norman

Wilcox, Mel Jewett, Dick Forte, Joe WeisBill

man.

Forsstrom.

In

the

running

events,

his

performers

Nichols,

Bob

Black, Bob Dixon, Bill Mc

Herb

Nally,

Gosling

among others. Frank

were

and

the

Aside

competitors from

Link

Jewett,

in the

Englands

and Forte

again completing

points,

from

the title

with

a

total

Holy Cross,

thus

they relinquished

a

Ma-

jumps.

defeated season, the Tootellmen New

Bob

Bagshaw

Cromwell, John

and Forsstrom.

honey,

included:

of

an

won

five individual titles

won

honors the one

more

additional

points

well in their

total of

win

to

In

<mly

winning

to

obtain

showings

respective specialties,

18% points

of

Crom to

gross

finisb behind New-

University, the titleholder. Pittsburgh

York

University,

and Penn State in that order.

Nichols and Forsstrom established Rhode Island records in

favorite

events.

Bob

in 9 minutes and

York. In the New

jumped

meet, the Rams

managed

the fine

on

finished fourth in the I.C.4A. meet in New

England

to

Wilcox, Kreuger, Forsstrom, and

the

year ago, and

capture top

heretofore.

individual crown, Bob Nichols

un

recapturing

to

I.C.4A's, they managed

the two-mile run, but

a

30 2/3

than

easily

competing

won

26

new

in their

the two-mile

run

seconds, and Bill

6 feet three inches in the

h, John-

high


jump.

This feat

gained hi