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H O P E COLLEGE, Holland, Michigan, Mar.

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HOPE WINS DOUBLE ORATORICAL HONOR HOPE FIRST IN ORATORY ORATORS AND DR. NYKERK REWARDED FOR HARD WORK. ^ —o— Report Received By Night Letter. —o— Dear Hopeites:— First lap has begun. On the in^terruban. Si bolts the party to sit with an unknown woman. Dr. Nykerk entertains your scribe with the scandal page of the Chicago Tri* bune. Grand Rapids reached at last, Miss Gibson and the girls raid a pop-corn stand in Union Depot. Eleven-five and all is well. ' ^ —o— 1:35 P. M. Getting near Jackson now. Everyone is ,wondering where we go from here. Only our trusty I)r. Nykerk knows. Miss Gibson is ^ e r y hungry and is talking of another raid on the popcorn. Your scribe, however, is hoping to surround a real dinner. —o— 5:25 P. M. After a mild afternoon in Jackson we are again on the train. Your scribe dined with Nell and Miss Gibson at the Main Cafe on Main Street where a happy time was enjoyed by all parties concerned. Chick, Bill and Jack went to visit school, and later fell in the potjjf at the "Y". Mabel, Loops, i f a r g e and Jean tell queer tales, but have not satisfactorily reported their doings. Si went off t y himself,— said he had a sore heel. Miss Gib^ son, Nell, and I were headed straight for the Jacksort penitentiary when Dr. iNykerk came along and decided to go with us. Visitors were .not to be admitted, but upon ^seeing us, the warden quickly passed the Dr. and me inside the iron gates, and our fair chaperone and orator ^ had to plead with the guard half an hour befnrp before W weP wprp were released. Whew!!! It surely was a narrow escape. But all's well that end.i well.

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8:30 P. M. Si begins to spe^k. 10:30 P. M. Alma's speaker, last man finishes. Jean, Dr. Nykerk and ready to run for a taxi. ^ 10:31 P. M. Hours have passed but no decision as yet. 10:32 P. M. People are ready to ^ anxiety. Orchestra continues to P l a y madly. 10:33 P. M. Your scribe has worn ou t a pair of rubbers pacing the floor, but still nonreturns. 10:34 'P. M. Orchestra^ ceases. 10:35 P. M. Orchestra recommences. Shadows on the glass door to the rear. 10:36 P. M. .Orchestra still play-

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March 7—Wednesday. 6:45-8:00 Oratoria Practice. Mass Meeting and Parade Indicate 8:00—Lecture Course Number— SCORE UNDECIDED UNTIL Our Joy. "Cappy Ricks"—New York Co. PINAL MOMENT. March 8—Thursday. Who said that the Hope spirit was Literaray Supplement. In Spite of Loss of "Beans** Hope dead? The lonesome few who may 5:00-6:00—Y. W. Meeting led by Played a Fine Game. Jack Prins and Ernest v d Bosch have been very pessimistic have surely had thir pessimism shattered March 9—Friday. „, To those who. missed Saturday's by the good spirit of fellowship and 4:45-6:00—Orchestra Practice^ game we would say, '"Twas your exhuberance as displayed on the 5:00-6:00—Student V o l u n t e e r hard luck and we certainly feel campus the last few days. A fitting Meeting. sorry for you". To those who did 5:00-6:00—-Home Volunteer Meet- climax to all of our excitement was see it, nothing need be said. They the chapel service Monday morning. ing. came—They saw—Hope licked 'em! After the regular morning worship, March 10—Saturday. The game opened with a ^ a u t i f u l J a y Elbers, President of the Stu10:00-10.30—Chorus P^a^tice. long shot from Healy, Michigan dent Council, took charge of the March 12—Monday. City's snappy little captain, whoso meeting, and this is what happened: 5:00-6:00—Y. M. & Y. W. Cabinet 10:40 P. M. Sanderson of Albion, wicked eye was destined to bring Jay had apparently been reading Meetings. res P - of M. O. L. appears with more than one heart-rending gasp joke books ovr Sunday in preparaMarch 13—Tuesday. P a P e r in hand. from loyal Hopeites during the protion for his duties as chief intro4:00-5:00—Chorus Practice. ^041 P. M. Still making his intro- cess of the game. Following fast ducer of the morning. He first of • 7:00-8:00—Y. M. Meeting led by d u c fion. upon this unpleasant opening to the all introduced Miss Nelle Kole, or, Helen Moser and Midge DeYoung 10:42% P. M. Hurry! The glad game Odie was given two nersonals as Mr. Diekema called her,—Nellie. March 14—Wednesday. uews is out. Nell takes second, and and the "Y" added another point. In a speech which was so brief that Prayer Day for Crops. ^ wins. Jean, Dr., and I leap into Then, just to show their pep, Estes, it was humorous, Nelle told of her o u r wa i t i n g taxi to be first at the the cripple forward for "Y", tossed appreciation for all of the encourANOTHER ISSUE OF THE ^ong distance phone. Hilarity of in another. Score 5—0 in favor of agement and the backing which the ANCHOR LITERARY Hopeites horrifies Hillsdale. the visitors. A mighty and mournstudents had given to herself and to SUPPLEMENT. 11-50 P. M. Dr. Nykerk chaperones ful howl arose from the side lines Heemstra. Damson waved his arms ^ c a n a n ^ myself to the hotel. and, smiling in the face of the score for a little while to the rythm of our Tomorrow, Thursday, March 8th, yelling, guided by the rhythmatic 12:50 Room 15 takes some flash- board, the Hope quintet responded lights. nobly to the call. Geo. tossed in a the second issue of our Anchor's (rheumatic in some cases) contracTrain leaves at eight tomorrow field goal and Fred followed with a literary mouthpiece will be ready for tions of the muscles of our diapmorning. Good-nigh^, h^y^v Hopeit- clever one from right iinder the distribution. It is the last big work hrams. We like George as a yelles ' Taps. Lights out. Finis. Adieu, basket. But heck! That little of the present staif, ^ho, in its master, and only wish t h a t the stuee ^ you in Holland tomorrow. Healy got two baskets seemingly as preparation, have profited by tha dents would yell better when he asks a ^ t* ^*00 P. M. Holland at last, easily as some girls get dates! mistakes of the former number, and them to. It was all right Monday We've had a thrilling return home. Again the "Y" had a 5 point lead, have made a peculiar effort to im- morning, but it is rather mournful^ u r trains were all late. Eaton However, Hope had found her pep prove on their last number. Be- ly and woefully lacking at our BaaRapids nearly proved tragic to and she wasn't going to lose it. cause the students took an interest in ket ball games. Loops but in the end the joke was Odie let fly a ball which went in so the book as a result of the first numSimon Heemstra was the next on Jack. Very appropriate that one clean that Healy almost clapped, it ber, it has been possible to obtain speaker, and he displayed himself as Joke Editor should have his turn, looked so much like one of his own better material, and so it is pro- having * good terminal facilities. n es mised that the new issue will be ' t-ce pas? Oliver, did you enjoy Soon "Chief" put in another and Sometimes the end is so f a r off, you t h a t naughty telegram from Eaton Fred added his bit, getting shoved better than the first. It will be know. But this morning he gave a K a Pids? So long, everybody. Will during the process, for which the larger and more varied. Because of very splendid and snappy address. see see yo vouu aat the game pame tonight. tonight-.. "V" t the Y" received ao double foul, Geo. the greater value received the price He spoke very kindly of Dr. Nykerk Yours "Hope" fully. making one count. This gave us a has been increased to twenty-five and his appreciation for all t h a t the Red V. B. two point lead. In the remainder of cents. Students should regard the good Doctor had done to make this the half "Y" made two fouls and Supplement as a mile post in their victory possible. Si goes on to the FRIDAY'S FEARFUL FUN. Hope one, leaving the score 11—12 and Hope's literary achievement. interstate contest, and we are all Hillsdale; Friday 12:45 P. M. It is worth "two bits" consideration backing him to the limit. Let's have in Hope's favor. The hour of contest is fast apGym Party Ends in Wild CeleThe second half opened with some to be able to show one's friends another first. proaching. Orators manly and fair bration for Successful new stuff. The "Y" were using a what their school is actually doing Of course. Dr. Nykerk had to be , are trying to look calm. Hope's Orators. five man defense. It worked fine for in literary work, besides being able given a chance to defend himself. lusty rooters have been having a —o— a minute, so fine that "Y" made two to enjoy the book oneself. We hear This he did very well. We always good time. Bill, Jack, Chick and I Were we all there? I'll say we baskets in less time than it takes to so much about point of view. We like to hear Dr. Nykerk tell of the slept in room 15 last night. Si, Nell, were—with bells on. And we had tell. But that five man stuff made wonder how our's will change, what victories. He is so modest, and likes Miss Gibson, all the girls and Dr. pep, too! Everybody had carefully Hope score. The "Y" actually thot it will be like when we are out of the victories not so much for him\Nykerk were put out of the hotel divested themselves of studious Hope couldn't make long shots so school. When, in a few short years, self as for the sake and reputation of (and sent to another). care or other impedimenta that first Bill, then Odie, each send a we have left our alma mater and his Alma Mater. As students and Hillsdale holds their chapel in a might hinder the free exercise of long one in and "Chief" not content look back we will then wonder what as alumni we feel very deeply inspirits. Some barbarians with one made another, also a long, our point of view was during col- debted to Mr. Nykerk for his pains4 church, we find, and it is here that good the contest is to be held. It is a fine even forgot their dignity so much spectacular shot. Hope now led by lege days. It will be a source of taking and tireless efforts. Once building, large, well-proportioned, as to play post! But they calmed three points. Geo. made good two pleasure to be able to turn to our again nine rahs for Nykerk. with good acoustic properties. The down when the girls came and after fouls, Y sent in a field goal and bookcase, take down a Literary SupThen we had the orator of the ^ various coaches addressed us from a short test of the policy of isola- three fouls, one of which had been plement and see how wise or foolish morning, Hon. G. J. Diekema, once the chapel platform and made hope- tion gladly took their humble places called on the spectators. You can't we were, to charm our increasing member of the United States Conful predictions (for themselves). It in the grand march. Then for a play the game, with any measure of years with introspection, to discover gress, now attorney in Holland, looks like a bloody battle, as one of few minutes all our attention was success, by instructing the referee, if our sense of humor has developed Mich., and Secretary of the Council them said. engrossed in a valiant endeavor to from the side lines. Just this word —"Rats" says the Freshmen, "if the of Hope College. He gave a very Some of us were "invited" to din- follow the couple ahead. Even so in warning should be enough for thing is any good I'll buy it," and splendid address, properly interner this noon, and afterwards found w e were sidetracked several times loyal Hopeites. Now to tell of the here is where the Alumni comes in. spersed with stories, funny and not The Supplement is a good thing, so funny. He stated among other we had to pay thirty-five cents for a n ( j were glad when the powers that glorious end. Fred made a pretty .*.the invitation. be ordered us to a seat, for we sore- one but so did "Y". Then "Y" wai and has been declared so by our things that the letters in the word Big mystery: Why did Bill Van \y needed rest. But when "Jake" fouled f o r fourth time out and Geo. Alumni. We want you to fill out HOPE meant this: 't Hof get one shoo shined this predicted a championship bas- made it count and soon another one the blank below and put it with H stands for honesty. Honesty in morning? ket ball team for next year, and besides. We led by four points twenty-five cents in stamps and send endeavor,—no ponying^—-but good A Big Problem: Will four Hope Hidding had drawn glowing pictures when again Michigan City's cunning it to the Circulation Manager, and honest, hard work, knowing that men keep their oaths, thereby mak- 0 f a football squad whose irresist- and capricious captain threw the you can expect a copy as soon as only success can follow that kind the mails can bring it. ing dates with Hillsdale Co-eds for a bi e force would back all hitherto east basket .of the ' game. The of work. ^•tonight? immovable objects off the field, our whistle blew and Hope was two O stands for originality. The man The Anchor, \ B.SQyP. M. Nell was great. She rose again and our hearts points to the good. who wins out is the man who can Circulation Manager. had 'em all outclassed, of course. w e r e warmed within us. It was truly a wonderful game. think originally. There are too Dear Sir: And if we only knew. Then we watched while each of Estes the cripple, is a remarkable many 'copy-cats' in the worldl, Please send to 7:30 P. M. The fellows make then* four classes showed by com- player and did his full share of work he said. We want men and womdates but prefer Hope girls to Hills- p a r i s o n f metaphor or hyperbole for the "Y" while Healy, their capen who dare to think differently dale's. Jean and I lost our way unw b a ^ ^he "Spirit of Hope" real- tain, is to be congratulated on t h i and better than other folks have -Copies of the Literary Supder the silvery moon-beams and jy w a g f j U niors damply but elo- possession of, not one, but two unthought. plement. wade thru a swamp. quently pictured it as bountifully usually talented eyes. He featured, P stands for polish. We can have ^ Special announcement: Professor (Continued on P»f« 8) {Oontinned on Pag* t) (Oontlnntd on Pttft 8)




Now that the snow has gone we oratorical contest. nary effort or consideration. If They breathed this spirit a t tihe loare thrilled with the signs of spring, —o— the position they hold or the work cal college and it helped them to we can especially dilate upsn the i, a 8 been to Oxford Dr Nykerk which they are doing does not loom win. The victorieB of last Friday up as very important before the and the ofbher victories of the past scrumptious beauty of Ash Alley a m i t o imisdalg and W e b y e him all Row, located on the way from Voor- ^ m o r e | Pibliahtd every Wednefday during the Coleyes of the world, what is the use of lefe year by itudenU of Hope Oollefe. decade are a triumph f o r the vitality hees to Van Raalte. putting any earnest wdrk into it? o If we would only realize the foolish- t h a t immigrant bands like those of BOARD OF EDITOBS I t is peculiar t h a t those fellows Juniors are preparing good Den W. Do Oraff. Bdltor-ln Olilof ness of this ideal- The world has Dr. Van Raalte have co<ntributed to Joan Vandtor Spek Associate Editor suffered much because of this misf r o m the less cultered f a r west can stone program. No repitition of American life. Harold Damitra Associate Editor taken notion! come around here and win a state Curfew town guaranteed. —Sentinel. Both Pellegrom. Campus Newe Your job is just as big as you Pearl Paalman Campus News make it. Even the President of the Don't miss the Milestone Program. Nd]>* Kofle Exchange United States can act in such a way Swaatina Do Young Alumni as to make the position which he OUR FOOLOSOPHER Kenneth Van Lento Athletics Harvey De Weerd Jokes holds a disgrace to himself and to After being shown about the his country. On the other hand, it BUSINESS DEFABTMENT . Jerry De Vries Business Managei is a most glorious opportunity for campus, one of the recent visitors William Zoernor Circulation Manager service to mankind and the world. from Iowa said t h a t Hope certainly 8 the way a JOHN HANCOCK salesman described was a democratic school because we his work. He is a college graduate and in five Terms $1.60 per year in advance And it is just the same way with have been using and, with apparent all kinds of work. Why should we years has put himself at the very top of his Single Copies FWe Oenti ease, taking our visitors 'n the back always strive for those positions of business. Accepted for Mailing at Special Rate of ooitasre provided for in Section 1103, A 0 1 trust and t h a t kind of work which door of Van Raalte Hall for years. He never yet has called upon a prospect without • / October. 1017. a'tthorised October 10, it is termed an honor to do? It a previous appointment The best life insurance 1018. We found a foolosopher among ' will only be an honor if we make it salesmen today work on that plan, making it a busiour faculty the other day. He read ness of dignity, such as any worthy and ambitious so. on the Bulletin Board, "Lost, my college graduate can find satisfying to his mental We often hear a great deal of Learning Process" and he said, needs, and highly remunerative as well. talk about the lack of "pep" at "Well, that's not such a rare ocThe man above quoted is the John Hancock's school. "Pep" we take it, means casion around here that they have to youngest general agent. This shows what college enthusiasm. Now who is supposed announce it on the Bulletin Board!" graduates of the right type can do in this business, to exhibit that enthusiasm—only We wanted to say "noble!" and renow they can build up earning power and at the those students who are at the head mind him that he wa^ once a stusame time provide for an accumulated competence . SPRING EXPANSION of college activities? What a^out dent at Hope College too, but w° for the years to come. the complainers? Apparently they have learned t h a t in this case it U Graduation is a vital period in your life and you There is nothing so remarkable think it is all up to somebody else. more "Noble" to . receive than to are liable to hold to the business you start in. It about spring as its inexhaustible That is just the point to which we give. would be well before making a definite decision to power of expansion. Sealed in a want to call your attention. Every inquire into life insurance as a career. Address, blanket of snow the earth seems dead, student has a share in the making When Dr. Dimnent waited for at"Agency Department." incapable even of a suggestion of of Hope. Whether it is a big part tention in chapel the other morning, power, but when the first March rains or a little part, it is a very important we wondered if he was waiting f o r have fallen and the covering of snow part which you can't afford to slight the studertts or the faculty! . has vanished before an onslaught of Let's change our point of view a those vivifying sunbeams t h a t only little. If we have not been putting We cannot understand why some springs knows, there steps from every all our powers into the job of being one has not questioned the working; INSURANCE COMPANY part of nature a feeling of vitality as a student of Hope, let's begin now. of our bachelor supervisors a n i OF B O S T O N . MASSACHUSETTS exhilarating in its strength as it is reIn fact, we must do it, if we are to their "B Natural" chorus of fourLargest Fiduciary Institution in New England freshing in its eternal newness. Unmake a success of student life. teen girls, as they go out to sing f o r consciously we bow before it and, Hope College. feeling it step into ourselves, take delight in its perennial novelty. As we notice the buds beginning to un- HOPE ALUMNUS WRITES ON VICTORY fold on every tree-twig and shrub, we are conscious of a like unfolding A siplemdid victory such as the within ourselves, of a "something Hope College orators won in the within u s " striving to find expresJP If Is/T P * sion for all its potentialities, of a Michigan state oratorical CKxntest at A 1 I^O B E ILT B O Y L B S vigor and ambition that was for- Hiilsdalle Friday is a victory for Hope -4 eign to us throughout all the inactive College not only but also, at least in months of winter. And when, a f an indirect way, for Hoilland. It is ter a little hesitation, we permanently divert ourselves of our winter a victory f o r the spdrit of determinaovercoats, it is with a feeling t h a t tion and persistency that first gave it is not our coats alone t h a t we are rise t o Hope College in the midst of discarding, but a spiritual, mental, the wilderness of Mrdhigan in the social, and physical strait-jacket as early pioneer days. A college has a well. It is natural that at such a time dominiant characteristic just like an one's poetic fancy should soar high- individual. In some institutions the est. There is then within us a sense spirit of frotlh is the main impresof illimitable power that promises sion t h a t a visitor gets; in others to sustain whatever fanciful flights there is a spirit of intdllectual zest entific experimental study of the iHE alchemists wrote we may launch out upon. And fool that gives vital meaning to an eduatmosphere and discovered that is he who does not launch out upon vaguely of "fluids" and some! The "fine frenzy" of the cational institution. it had a "spring" in it, or in other "principles." Copper spring poet has its laudable as well words that it could expand. He was potentially silver. It was this spirit that the founders as humorous side. It is characterized also established the connection Rid it of its red color and the by a soul-expansion that all the otf the institution gave t o Hope, and between the boiling point of water "principle" of silver would assert theology in the universe could not tlhe college has never lost it. Its stuand atmospheric pressure, a very give, because it senses an essence dents a r e respected in the big uniitself, so that silver would remain. concerning which theology merely "theoretical" discovery in his day With a certain amount of philosversities wfhere they go to do advancconjectures. It is real where rea- ed work, and the name of Hoipe but one which every steam engiopher's stone (itself a mysterious son is merely intangible and probneer now applies. "principle") a base metal could be means something very definite to the able. It is life at its highest. converted into a quantity of gold Nor is it a frenzy alone. Its cither colleges of the state. He was the first to use the term a million times as great. ultimate purpose is growth. The There was a time, a dozen or more "analysis" in the modern chemfrenzy is there merely to stimulate years ago, when Hope College selThis all sounded so "practical" ical sense, the first to define an growth. J u s t as a divine something dom won a victory, in the state orathat Kings listened credulously, element as a body which cannot we might call an "awakening to but the only tangible result was be subdivided and from which life" permeating the humblest of torical contests. There was one vicseeds carelessly buried in a handful tory about twenty years ago and that they were enriched with much compounds can be reconstituted. of soil, inspires it to an expansion then for a long stretch of time there bogus gold. Boyle's work has not ended. and development that in a few were only barren years. Some there Scientific theorists like Robert Today in the Research Laboramonths may find expression in a were perhaps who felt that it was no Boyle (1627-1691) proved more flower whose simple beauty is captories of the General Electric use, t h a t Hope could not win against able of more real good than a thou"practical" by testing matter, disCompany it is being continued. sand preachments, so that divin^ the orators from other colleges. But covering its composition and then Much light has there been shed something, finding a responsive the spirit of determinaition and perdrawing scientific conclusions that on the chemical reactions that leaven in ourselves, can flower forth sistency t h a t is characteristic of the could thereafter be usefully and occur in a vessel in which a nearly in a beauty of character equally as Hollander got into play < Dr. J. B. honestly applied. Alchemists conperfectvacuum has been produced. inspiring. This spring-time is a call Nykerk, head of the oratory departjectured and died; he experimented to growth. To us as college students One practical result of this work there can be nothing more wonder- menti, kept hard at work in spite of and lived. is the vacuum tube which plays an ful. Drinking in like gourmands disappointment year a f t e r year, and essential part in radio work and Using the air pump Boyle unthe delicious nectar of these early then about a decade ago things beroentgenology. dertook a "theoretical" but scispring days let us grasp as readily gan to« happen. Victories began t o the purpose of it all—a call to •v growth, physical, mental, and spir- come not only in the state contest,

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steaming typrewriter now and then. WHAT T H E DORM THINKS. b u h b l ^ X T with" strength. The B ™ * ™ ^ 'P PUBLIC OPINION. following toasts were responded tc P m e here 1 'm sensible Sophomores magnified that o f f • t®® s by members of the society. 866 y0U ,n t h e P#r8de earnest and practical spirit that A. Ih. i l W . U w Party i„ U,. . n f ^ makes Hope's students all-round Continued from Page One men and women. That fight to the C r ^ t s r - W t k H — finish, do or die "Spirit of '76" was m a k i n & six baskets, most of which Is r r : . . ^ our emphasized by the Freshmen as * e T * l o ^ . spectacular shots. Hope, ^ ^ o i c e s t , t e I ! regarding an ordinance prohibiting B o o t e s - B r i a n d - P e t e r Wesselink ep the being part of Hope's spirit also. h«mhc;ipped as they were with out burning of rubbish or the build Lyra—Cicero—Simon Heemstra. t m® e8ns Then in!? o f fl^es Then thotful Seniors, delving deep- ® ' « to be congratulated too on l i s t e n e d ^ o n e ' ' / t l f 1 ' V • N o t o n e o f u s would T a u r u ^ L o n g f e l l w — M a d m w ^ H o f f B e r . held up to us t h a t Anchor in h s Van Lente proved his Z 1 t ^ an ordinance a T it Tickling I v o L ^ a r k r stands but C which they trusted who had built ^ i f i t y as a guard by the way in ^ t r a n t f o r ' rn it * Z T ' ci^umstances sur^ Roosenraad ' so hopefully and so well. "Spera in wl" 0 ! 1 I 16 filled Bean's place while f ^ J # fa L , rounding the posting of these narti Perseus HildebranHt r i o u And w . b . 8 . „ „ „ P . h „ Od!. . „ d Bill h . „ i . E .be 2 J T ' l l " ; L ? ' f f * r ' "• u l l V l l ! S Schroe. D»". lon U e v i r e « l • duly » , u "ehildten o t r o . S •"« Irvins and Jonkman . . ® f " " ^ atrike a l our atndanl body which i . and J o l i « t _ C Tin. yalty « . honor-bound W dia- « P ' » * " • . tt. J* "S,-JS? * ~ * i I " — ' Pennings. charge. as an event, F o r a few minutes then, lives on. forced our physical nature ing to the so-called seat colleges. * RATERS HOLD ANNUAL STAG. w a s 80 lo sided in the most emotions with food importunately P Hope's favor that T , "J , ^ j o y a b l e times An open announcement of a celeone 0 1 i r e d oof £ chalkimr 'om Hnwn n the Mon iv t.hp have supplied by the pvpr ever roo/iir ready n^Kf Debt ° n e £S o*t ttired t a l k i n g 'em down , ever had . a 0on ® ^ a m p " Oration with a bon fire was printed d a y evening, the 'wentv fifth f o r Ho e 0Ur dai| a of Pebr Diggers, while we waited impatientP . ^ i l e Referee Riemersma " o V a n . T a n r R I S t. 'r® y P P ^ . Did anyone S " " y , was the scene of a, u d that he 0l;hear 0f any freshIy rinted reat ly f o r reports from Hillsdale. " ^ forgot to blow s u c h '" h!ll ^7 P ordin- f festivity and of good old felto FinaHy we knew they had come and , w h l 8 t l e n o w and then. Jack q„vprj,i v o nchallenged. ances for the occasion i V so fresh l o w s h l P cozy F. S Hall oo m a d e n , a n y subs y ago o n e o f t h e m the whole crowd surged toward the t ' t u t i o n s and every 7 . . " . o s t ly printed that the printer's ink " s i o n e d by the best W a s h l n J ^ I i o n e m a d e bas charac Platform to hear the heartrend ng k e . s . The final score - - t i c s of Hope easily smugged whon touched) wheJ S t a g ^ held in c o t l l r f Z of !Ch<, 1 nn0 rf bir n „ . t h a . . . h a . , t a l . n firat .n' , Z 7 Z * k Z T f ^ ° " »"' * « "" "' 'h! ^ T . u , n ot n0t many mo ths C0 try second places, which of course ne- , , jeast everyone en,j r t ^ S i r T t ^TT: ^ ^ ' T " " for a ™ cessitated Glory Day on Monday. J 0 y e d T t h e ' ^ ^ o n s by the Amer- c a u ^ thev were . ^ t i ^ " a ' n K a m e w i t h G r a n d Haven? J 0 G e o ^ Washington was given lcan Leg,on Band t y were Thereafter Pandemonium vied with . .. ^trnp nn , .TTn™ gentlemen. Th,s We V e r heard h e a r d of o f such s u c h an a n nnfrorvn i nthe a c e o fof honor nnH in everv 1 is still 7 never outrage t oe a s t p Iplace honor and 0 e ^ still true on Hope campus. At then. When our student body ar sounded > the note of 1 <<Y „ Chaos f o r the control of the raging n . ^ )tu ob a a 3 ranged f o r a atrioti8m F mob. As the wind that 'bloweth J P y Precious ^ X L - w £ orderly P . 'ove and M o t i o n ™o F Estes dom :lnt where it listeth' so we followed our sex" because w £ X men d t absolutely :" the life of our ' first mahc,0U8 intenti 8 C every inclination to "celebrate , , . J p o n k m a n Cook . d 0 _.. n 0 t who should girlS After tbe G But we could invent nothing wili T a " ^ e n t e Healy wnrthv' - 0 " . t h € i r . c a m P u - 0 b e 8 0 m e a n a s to thwart it with such "heavy p a r t " of the 0,der8ma G G A t 168 act? If s u c h a 1 rop:ram enough to express ourr emotions, alemotions, al-— " - Cook t h universlfe"and c o l • ^ I " ' ordinance P ' '"eluding a bounteous dinc M e g e s 18 effect tho we made several attempts which , F ' e l d f o a ' s Ottipoby 4, Jonkman ^ the city of Holland, " e r a n d ^ v e r a l "weighty proposioutsiders considered quite formid- ^ Joldersma, Esthes, G. h a v p h o o n o t o ^ l^orgjimzationa would it not have been a bigger and ^ i ? n s ' , o u r several alumni present, lealy 0lnea us in sturted but on Hope more manly way to notify our s t u - Jjoined our task of makinir " f h a able. First there was a bon-fire, of C o o k ' H e a l y 6"• FouI 8 8 8 den t c o u n c i nig:ht a a course .arousing t h a t same wild r goals—Irving 6 out of 10; W, t h e v J L i / w T n t f^ , l that such ordinance P P e r as unto d a y " until men t0 tre8t sisted and that the weary spirit t h a t prompted the Indians to C o o k 6 . out of 7. •£ S i r . r ^ would be -well sound „f the " w e e - ^ l hou Subs « . theii sihteis and so such movefor them to obtain a nPTinif u r and thots of w;«f ^ • dance in its weird glow so long be- , titutions— Rademacker f o r J Ka s T " ™ " « l r a t l o n ! Would not ,™J V P«r.uad«d n . lo dlaband. T h u a ™ .fore us. Then, a f t e r that barbar^ ' Refer ian horde had rushed thru the dormee—Jacks, ^ 0 , r r r x ' L c ; , r z ^ - dr m !l,hy" A " n, " ' ' ^ =• ^Frater, itory, we tore down the street for K 3 8 - - more , " s o l v i n g to strive to attain men starting them. ". ". , tbe town where we announced, to whom w i, laudatory feeling to the officiah & r e a t e s t ideals of our nw n it might concern or awaken, the HOPE COLLEGE ORCHKSTKA meT a i d 7 6 7 ™ ^ * * H a " f 0 r e l e C t e d t 0 p r o t e c t t h e Public interof greater ser ,nter ^hington-those men and a Hall f o r w o m e n ^ a c h ests? vice, love and devotion GIVES CONCERT IN GRAND cause of our revelry. Back again to HAVEN. the Dorm" with a final seranade SpT. °n!T h0"? 0f.the . I' w i t h . 8 of fellow Student, and lingerinjg departure—final exTU - O students occupying it while they interested in the best welfare '"of Buy an Anchor Supplement. EdKar A cept f o r those four burning spirits , ,T ? m a n a K e l ' of the Orchestra has " ^ ^ - Guest Hope and the city of Holland, resent me 8 d,sinteres who returned once more to recount u t e d party, f 8 8 S a , d ' l [ t a k e s 8 h e a P o' "vin' this act. 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60% Rule Inaugurated at Elon.

"At the opening of the fall semester it was announced t h a t the trustees of the college had passed a ruling that any student not passing 60 per cent of his work would not be allowed to return for the spring work. This ruling is now in operation, and there have been some 10 or 12 eliminations because of it. The eliminatons are fewer, however, than was expected, and the grades show a marked advance." Maroon and Gold (Elon College). "The Seniors of the U. of Carolina are soon to be distinguished from the common herd by their nifty canes, selected as a class emblem and as a means of prompting class unity." At Naperville, 111., the students have recently enjoyed an exceptional and unique chapel service. Herr Rhinhart iStrecker, formerly minist e r of education in the province of Hesse, and at present chairman of the German National Prohibition Association spoke on the world prohibition question. Martha Caapers Busch a graduate of the University of Cologne accompanied him as interpreter of his speeches which he delivered in the German tongue. She said /that tho the country of Germany is in a very bad condition economically, the people who have the best interests of the nation at heart, have faith in the young people to bring her back to a place of esteem among countries of the world. She stated that the young people were serious and many have dedicated their lives to the interesta of their country. At Wheaton College, 111., the privilege was given the students of seeing pictures of the Passion Play and Ober-Ammergau and heard an interesting lecture on the subject by one who visited Europe last summer.


"While we \qq^ not a t the things ' THOSE YOUNG COLLEGE rtiich are seen, but at the things PRODIGIES. rtiich are not seen: f o r the things rbich are seen are temporal; but Here's another infant prodigy. A the things which are not seen are 12-year-old boy enters Columbia unijrnal."—II Cor. 4:18. versity, years too young. Or put it the other way, his mind is too old d^n't look back; God knows the f o r his body. But that's only part. fruitless efforts, He says he will finish his university The wasted hours, the sinning, the course in two and one-half years. regrets; Four years is the time f o r average |I leave them all with Him who blots good minds. If he does it he wil! the record, s •have made a world's record even for And mercifully forgives, and then prodigies, his professors say. Pooi' forgets. little boy, sobbing up books, learning like a sponge and losing his | l don't ^look forward; God sees all wonderful boyhood. Digging and the f u t u r e . cramming and jamming his little The road that, short or long, will young-old brain with intellectual gems and junk when he ought to be lead me home, [And He will face with me its every hot-footing it with other high-spirited lads in a lively game. trial. Fun ? He doesn't know it. He i s And bear f o r me the burdens t h a t an exile from boyland. He is a Ikm a y come. tie old grind, whose books must be 11 don't look round me; then would his friends because he is out of his own class and can't chum with the f e a r s assail me, with whom he is So wild the tumult of earth's rest- 20-years-old thrown. He would like to play footless seas; | So dark the world, so filled with woe ball but only weighs 98 pounds. It isn't his fault, he's a prodigy. But and evil. So vain the hope of cdmfort or of being one, what does it get him besides exile and loneliness? Where ease.' are all the other prodigies that have I don't look in, f o r then I am most surprised the world for a day since you can remember? They don't wretched; My self has nought on which to seem to amount to much over a team of years. Probably their brains slow stay my trust. down a f t e r a while and let their Nothing I see save failures and bodies catch up. A f t e r which they shortcomings, And weak endeavors crumbling in- are just commonplace, like the rest of us.—El Paso Herald. to dust. But I look up—into the face of Jesus, For there my heart can rest, my fears* are stilled; And there is joy, and love, and light f o r darkness. And perfect peace, and every hope fulfilled. —Annie Johnson Flint.

A TALE OF ALEX ANDER. Alex Ander was a nice boy. He was just the kind of a boy the girls enjoy going out with. And truth to tell, Alex enjoyed going out with tha girls, notwithstanding the fact that his pocket-book suffered greatly by these episodes. Alex's folks, back in Kansas, often wondered a t the high rent, the high board bills, and the high dues of every sort, that Alex had to pay. But then, he was going to college, Hope College, at that, never went out with girls, and wrote home regularly. It is true this his letters were usually a plee for aid, financially, but then in a big town like Holland, everything was so high, you know, and Alex had always worked hard on the" farm, and deserved a soda once in a while. Now Alex fell in love with a f a i r senior. This was rank imprudence, as she was a member of the S. G. A. and he was only a freshman. Nevertheless, the ways of Cupid are past understanding, and Alex fell. This fair senior adored Whitman's chocolates; she loved flowers; she thought that the shows a t Grand Rapids were puite the thing,and t h a t the Holland Taxi was a pleasant means of travel; she thought t h a t mid-night suppers a f t e r the shows were so delightful; she thought many things. One evening, as Alex was studiously burying himself in the depths of "Who's Whose and Why", the telephone rang. "Hello," warbled that sweet voice at the other end, "Oh Alex, dear, I'm alone again this evening; please do come up. I H be waiting for the taxi at eight o'clock." Alex groaned, as he eyed his fifty dollar check, received in the noon mail, and calculated to suffice f o r the balance of the month. Nevertheless, he called the taxi, and answered Love's bidding. "Oh Alex, we have just time to get to the Rapids before the last show. Let's go, shall w e ? " was the greeting he received. Who could withstand such ardent pleading, those anxious eyes, those drooping lips? "The Rapids, Taxi," he ordered. The fair young thing gushed forth frothyg effervescent nothing^, t h a t sounded to Alex like the warbling of a bird; like the sweet babbling of a brook. He thought she was the most adorable girl; he thought he owned the world; he thought she loved him; he thought many things. They saw the show; they had a light lunch; he bought a box of

inaccuracy of the test. Very few mental ability, while the examination would know how to test the accuracy is only too often a mere memory teat. of the thermometer. We have used The standard test covers a large field the meter, the foot, the quart, the of subjects related to the experience peck, and other measures, and ac- of the child, which is not true of the cepted results given by them without average examination. Too often the question. Yet all these measurements examination guesses a t several reare only relative and many of the sults, while the standard test meascommon accepted measurements are ures only what it is intended to not nearly as accurate as some of the measure. It is desirable to know standardized tests conducted today in what the tests actually measure and school work. We have relatively ac- estimate results from f a c t s thus securate tests for measuring handwrit- cured. So the use of standard tests ing, English composition, accuracy in depends upon the purpose for which arithmatic, reading, tests f o r measur- it is applied. If the test is intended ing speed, etc. The tendency is to to show the progress made by the inimprove and extend the accuracy of dividual pupils, the test will be difthese tests and apply them to other ferent f r o m that in which it is intendlines of work as well as development. ed to show pupils' weaknesses. In The time will not be f a r distant when making a standard test the average the old time dreaded examination in score made by all the pupils of a school will be a thing of the past and group is found, and the series of avereach pupil will be measured by the ages computed from different groups ALPHA ARMY TEST actual development or progress he or constitutes the standard scores f o r the NOT PAD BUT she has made after taking a certain test. Only by standarizing tests in HAS GREAT VALUE subject. Certainly no one is the same this way can they be made of real a f t e r taking any subject t h a t they —0— value in Education. INTERESTING FACTS BROUGHT were before in mental acquirement. This difference can "and will be meaOUT BY TESTS AT HOPE The present day standards f o r COLLEGE sured, but by a standard test and not many of our tests have been computed by the old uncertain nvethod of class f r o m too limited data in many cases A few weeks ago a report was examination. to be reliable. Continuous applicaprinted regarding the results of the tion will remedy these defects. StandThe importance of tests has become Alpha Army test conducted by the ards to be of greatest service must department of Education at Hope so widely recognized in school work take into consideration the time, localCollege on the Freshman class. The that many school boards have ap- ity, maturity of the pupils, as well as results as tabulated show that 105 pointed directors of tests and meas- their progress and development, efstudents took the test, of which num- urements and have found the results lectivene&s and weaKiicaa oL beacmng ber 64 were boys and 41 were girls. very valuable in administration and in ana omer ueutns. l e s c s muab snow The average rating for the boys supervision. The test applied to teachdeficiences in order t h a t improvement was 71.9 while the average for the ers is especially helpful. In days girls was 67.16. The average for gone by and not yet entirely passed a may be effected. Because of the above the entire class was 70.05. The aver- teacher was judged by ability to mix, explanations certain values can be atage age of the class is 18 years. In or by church, political or social activi- tached to the standard test, but this this test age does not seem to make ties, likes and dislikes of the pupils. does not mean that all values can be much difference because, in each This attitude does not take into con- applied or all measurements may be case of the highest and the lowest sideration the teaching ability of the attained. There are however certain average the age was 17 years. person under consideration, in f a c t facts noticeable: first of all the Again two students over 20 years of they may have no relation to teach- standardized test acts as a test upon age respectively recived a high and ing.. Certainly the respect and co- the work of the pupil. In all cases in a low average. The average f o r the operation of the pupils and com- which tests are used comparison semester's work for the entire class munity is needed for good teaching; should be made with previous work was 84.6. The semester's average even with these conditions favorable domj by the child as well as t h e work for the boys was 83.4 and f o r girls teaching may be poor, but good teach- that is actually being done. In other was 86.1. It is interesting to note ing is not dependent upon these un- words the test should not be the only standard of measurement. Standthat the boys rank higher on the certain attitudes. Again, teachers Alpha test while the girls rank have been rated as being good or bad ardized tests have shown that pupils higher in the semester average. The in proportion to the marks given the mature mentally can do good school possbile explanation for this may be children. Parents mistakenly believe work, and pupils immature mentally that the girls have fewer outside acti- the children are well taught or the prove to be dullards. Groups can be vities to occupy their time and more teacher is a good teacher if good grad- arranged to fit their mentality. Uneffort is given to work, while many of es are received. If children receive der sucii conditions t h e kmd of work expected of a teacher may be carefulthe boys engage in athletics. poor marks or fail of promotion, the Upon comparison with last years' fault is the teacher and not the pupil. ly estimated. When results vary in results, some interesting facts are This is only too common a test t h a t groups of equal mentality it readily noticeable. The class average last has been applied to the teacher and follows that there are varying differyear in the Alpha test was 65.2 the lacks even common sense. Such a ences in the teachers' abuity to in* average for the boys being, 65.4 and standard of judging his little value. struct. Again tests may be used as for the girls being 64.8. The class Supervisors often estimate the work survey tools, especially when they are The average for the semester last year of teachers by observation of work in tests in the fundamentals. Simons-Binet tests h a v e been used ex was 82.26. visits made. In these visits good The average in the test was higher teaching often consists in minor de- tensively for years in school surveys. for both boys and girls in this year's tails or showy devices, or personalities Perhaps the greatest result of their class averages and the test averages or hobbies have first place in con- use lies in the fact t h a t they should be instructional aids. Comparison of In the averages for both years there sideration. On such consideration groups of students will show a variais a striking similarity between the theire is mo standard of judging class averager and the test averages. a teacher. Often teachers are judged tion in scores as well as a variation In most cases the students who rank by the results attained by the pupils. between teachers. An emphasis may high in the test also have made a Supervisors do not agree upon what be laid upon points of weakness. creditable showing in their semester's constitutes the best results. There Arithmetic tests have been devised work. Also those who were low in the must be agreement if this standard which show weakness in various tests in many cases were low in class shall prove of value. phases, and by their use the teacher marks. The standard test applied to teach- may discover and correct these weakIt can readily be seen from these ers is the Johnson Ten-Point Scale, nesses. The low scores often reveal meagre results that some valuable in- which tries to unite and analyze class- unfavorable environment, poor adminformation can be secured regarding room work and also considers results. istration of the tests, and poor teachthe students' abilities from the aver- This system of judging has a weak- ing. Tests can also be used to disages attained in these tests. ness in that it is at the mercy and in- cover unusual ability. Under the old This recalls several questions that competence of the judge, but it a t organization all boys and girls took have been asked regarding these tests. least is a step in the right direction in the same course. When the schools What good are they? What do they attempting to arrive at something de- because of this organization limited show or measure? Are the results finite by which the teacher may be the opportunities of pupils of average reliable? How much tests actually estimated. As the standard use of ability many left school. To countermeasure intelligence ? In how f a r the yardstick was a decided advance act this tendency the curriculum was can they be made use of in promo- over the old method of measurement enlarged, new courses were introtions? Do they show the results of by guess so this standard test applied duced. But even with the enlarged the teacher's work? These and simi- to teachers will show more accuracy curriculum pupils are not yet able to lar questions have been asked. Space of measurement of teaching power select the work f o r which they are will allow only for a brief discussion and ability. best fitted. In such cases tests which which will attempt to answer these show aptitude and fitness m a y be The standard test now in use re- wisely used in junior and senior ihigto and other questions. Intelligence tests are not new nor sembles in some ways the old fashion- Schools to assist pupils in selecting are they a fad. Tests of various kinds ed examination, but there are also the courses f o r which they are best have been in use for centuries. The differences. In any good test the re- fitted. Again, if high grades are seold time examination, marking of actions of the pupils are controlled cured in the test and a low standard papers, grades in school work, and and results are definitely evaluated. of work is being done it is clearly evicomparisons that are made between Standard tests are scored while examident t h a t there is something wrong individuals are forms of te^ts. I n ' t h e nation papers are estimated or markwith the effort put f o r t h by the pupil educational world today the purpose ed, depending upon the judgment of. k or the contact between pupil and is to standardize these and other tests the teacher. The questions of standteacher. In the same way the standin order to • know what is being ard tests can usually be answered by ard tests show the mental calibre of measured. We have used the ther- drawing lines, writing figures or the pupil and assist the teacher in mometer f o r centuries in measuring words; in the examinaition answers determining the work that m a y be ext h e ' w e a t h e r temperature, and very may require considerable writing. few have inquired into the accuracy or The tests measure several phases of pected. candy, and a bouquet of roses. When they arrived a t her home, he paid the taxi driver, eyed his lone five dollar bill sadly, but then suddenly became joyous. Did not he love the prettiest girl in Hope College, and did not she love him? "Shall we go into the p a r l o r ? " he asked, smilingly. "I'm sorry, not tonight, Alex. I had a fine time, but I must retire now, as I wish to look my best tomorrow. Charles will arrive tomorrow morning. He has just come home f r o m France, and I'm to marry him at eleven. Good night, Alex". The wind blew sturdily from the lake, but Alex minded it not, as he bestrode a Push Me freight car, bound for Kansas. James. '26.



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NATIONS. Editor-iiwihief Jack Prins * John De Maagd Leonard De Moor Associate Editors (elect 2) Winifred Zwemer Mabel Van Dyke Oliver Veneklaasen John Dethmers Campus News Jean Kuyper Nella Den Herder Exchange Jeanette Top Mary Siegers Alumni News Marie Kruyf Isla Pruim Jokes Josh Hogenboom "Peeps" Whelan Business Manager Simon Heemstra Jack Vermeulen Circulation Manager Jack Peelen Harld Wierks Athletics Marinus Hoffs Gerrit Wesselink Prep Editor Adrian Ter Louwe John Kuypers Jeanette Smith. j General elections will be held on Tuesday evening, March 13 at eight o'clock in the Chapel. The Preps will elect their own e d : f i r at a special meeting in the afternoon.

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As the sun sank in the west Thursday afternoon a group of " Y " girls met together f o r an hour of fellowship and consecration. Jean Ruigh favored us with a vocal solo entitled, "Now the Day is Over." MODEL LAUNDRY As she sang, we felt His presence 97-99 E. 8th S t . Citx. Phone 1442 in our midst, guarding us f r o m Our Motto harm and ever leading us to the realization t h a t without Him we Qulity and Prompt Senice can do nothing. Winifred gave us a very interesting talk in a very original way on the subject, "The Charm of the Impossible." We all have high ideals which we hold before us as • our goals. They may be ideals pertaining to society, to Y. W. C. A., or even to the individual. The question is, "How can we accomplish the impossible?" We should try to cultivate a victorious attitude toward the impossible. Love P h o n e 2550 for one's fellow-men will in the end Over CORNER HARDWARE prove to be a direct path to one's STORE, HolUnd, Mich. ideals. How can we make our ideals worth while striving f o r ? If the ^•••eeeeeeMeteeeteMMeeeeeeeeteeMeet Master is at the helm and takes charge of our ideals we may be DU MEZ BROS. assured of our success in attaining them. Dry G o o d s , C o a t s . S uits a n d As the meeting drew to a closc Millinery we are sure t h a t there was a deterHOLLAND. MICH. mination in t h e , h e a r t of each girl present to take up the challenge which Winifred presented to us and dare to attempt the impossible with Vander ploeg8 H a i r f n f a the aid of Christ Who strengthens U d l l l / U i a Barber Shop us. Cor. College Ave. and 8th St.

Graduation Portraits

Eleanor F. Jones,

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Y. M. C. A.

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Were you at the "Y" meeting last week Tuesday? If you were not, did you have a bona fide reason for not being there? Perhaps, you are one of those who think the "Y" is not good enough for them and content themselves by attending the movie or wasting their time in some other way. To you I would say, get out of that r u t and spend t h a t one hour a week with your fellow students in communion with God. It will be to your advantage. I am sure that those who heard Herk Damstra speak on the subject "The Value and Necessity of Decision", received many suggestions worth pondering over. Did you ever stop to think that the value of making small decisions now would determine the course of your greater decisions later in life? The time for making a decision in respect to your life work is now, iii order t h a t you may have the migt time for preparing yourself in that direction. Do not be afraid of yourself, other people, or of the coat in making your decision for life work. No one wishes to be placed in the category

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of the weak-wiHed individuals and better? the campus better? The mates are afraid to "squeal", won't ye that .s where you are dest.ned th.ngr to do is to answer these ques- he be pretty apt to go ahead? What 0U SITS HT f I T [ 0t T - t h € n g 0 o u t a n d d 0 i t - 1 1 i 8 n , t good, then is your Honor Code? m Ho 70rZ 0 ™ :e " 8JUffiC<'e"t t 0 8 a y t w e , , t y t i m e s e v e r y I «"> for the Honor Code heart day D a y by d a y in ever w iridJTt), H ""' a f ' I y ay and soul, but under our system is a bridges behind you and forge ahead worlds getting better and better." man really on his honor? Wher^

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RETROSPECTION As business men from time to time take inventory, so it is well for every man to pause for a time and consider the past. Of course our slogan should ever be "Progress!", but is there nothing which the past can offer to make progress easier, perhaps more sure? I am but a Freshman, who but lately was seen on the streets of Holland and upon the campus, wearing the green cap, as surely the badge of a Freshman as the powdered wig and knee breeches are the badge of the aristocracy in some European countries. Perhaps, then, what I have to say will be "little noted or long remembered," but as I look back at the semester just spent at the College of my choice and ask the questions "Have I gained anything? What mistakes have I made that can be rectified?" I see a wealth of things which are bound to make progress more sure, if one notes them and then gets out of the rut. I have gained some book knowledge, seemingly a strange thing of course. I have had some experience of "being on my own hook", away from those who have hitherto, to some extent at least, influenced my every act and decision. I have made decisions; in some things I have fallen, but in the main there has been progress. So I might go on and give specific incidents of progress, incidents of failure, but I know that the "ego" will soon become irksome and some of our dignified Seniors will smile scornfully and perhaps say, "Bosh," or our Juniors will smile pityingly and say, "He doesn't know what he's talking about anyway". To write these incidents is not my purpose. I have but two things in mind and it seems .to me t h a t these must interest every true Hopeite. These are the Honor System and the "Dad Eliott meetings." One hears often the statement, "Things aren't what they used to be", or "Hope College isn't as good as it used to be." Yes, we often hear such things f r o m old-timers. Of course there's not one iota of truth in either one of them, taking the first to be the exact equal of the second. No, things are not what they used to be. We've made so much progress and we're so much better than the old-timers t h a t they can't "see us for dust," but statements like the above, ought to make any thinking man stop t o consider. What things can we do better? What mistakes are we making? W h a t part is each one doing io make the world

^ u s e ^ o r S U C ^ a n d such a fellow, attend Hope College. Some newshe 8 puealed on a .' , ' man he saw paper reported evidently thought ln eXam 1 Tu ^ r saw ' -' .I,eVer w o u , d t h a t t h e y w e r e ^ men and we ^ anyone cribbing." are desirious of correcting the misFellow Hopeites, if t h a t is our at- t a k e Mude the Honor System is of no avail. For if we as students take Support 1923 Milestone. upon ourselves the responsibilities of the Honor Code aren't we, each one us » o n o u r honor to uphold it? Ar€ we being honorable if we refuse to use means of enforcing the for Society affairs Code? If we refuse to act under at t l i e law » ^ what use is it? If a man feels pretty certain that he won,t be bro't to task, if he is 14 H i s t 8th St. cau g b t cribbing, because his class-

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HOPE'S JOKES. "Such a shocking touch!" exclaimed Bobby as he felt an electric sparkler.



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19 E. 8th St.

For your meals and lunches while in Holland stop at the

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You can Taste the Difference when you Buy Thorpes Chocolates. 8 0 c to 1.50 Pound.

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Lindeborg's Students Drug Store 54 East 8th Str.



MoonBhine at the Crow Bar. j Jack:—"It is curious; a half moon I ' i s heavier than a full OPA." Bloemche:—"Why, bow is t h a t ? " J. V. M.—"The full moon if lighter isn't it?"

BOSTON R E S T A U R A N T N. HOFFMAN & SON, Proprielors Citizens Phone 1041

Visit Nick over Keefer's Restaurant


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Bill:—"Is a dog's whine intoxicating?" Jack: "Is crap shooting a shaky business?" Clare.—<fDid you ever see a garden walk? If so, did it wear Arctics?"


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Creamer's Sample Store 70 East 8th St.


Sue is a noted violinist—she liker, • to get her beau on a string. Si.—"Did you ever go to the theatre, Prexy?" Dr.—"No; but I've attended slight of hand performances." Si.—"Where?" Dr.—"On a few occasions, I offered a lady my hand, but she slighted it."




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Arctic Ice Cream ALL YEAR AROUND

Said Arab:—"It's only in the order • of events that when his best girl • shakes a fellow, he's rattled." Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly. Most musical, most melancholic! Such notes, as, warbled to the string. Drew iron tears down Pluto's cheek. Such tones, as the Saxophones produce. Make Banty sore as the—(oh what's the use?)

P . S. B o t e r & C o . Society Brand—Hart Scheffner & Maix Clothes


Duke's Cafe " H o l l a n d ' s Foremost Eating Place"

Best Ice Cream Parlor in the City Also Confectionery and Fruits.

A. PATSY FAB1ANO 26 We.t Eighth


Sliding Law. Miss Keppel:—"I'm not going to let Bert flirt with that girl. I'm determined to put my foot down on it, or let him slide." Miss Bertsch:—"How cruel you are. That would be a crusher, or a slip."

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GEO. H. HUIZINGA & GO. Jewelers and Optometrist THREE STORES




Is Your Printing Satisfactory? T h o s e w h o use the quality of Printing w e pro duce h a v e a comfortable f eel i ng of satisfaction. They know that good taste has b e e n ccmbined with careful workmanship. Why not let us supply your Printing needs.

Steketee-Van Huls Printing Kouse 180 River Ave.


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K e e f e r ' s Restaurant

The following are clippings from the Holland City News: Twenty-Five Years Ago. John W. Beardslee J r . a young man from Holland, won the oratorical contest at Hope on Washington's birthday with his subject "The Powers in China." Cornelius Van der Meulen of Ebenezer was also favor-^ ablv mentioned with his "Joan of Arc." Henry Schippers did well with his subject "The Merrimac and Monitor" while Peter Marsilje had as his subject "The Christian College in America." Twenty Years Ago. "David the Shepherd Boy" put on by Prof. J. B. Nykerk under the auspices of College Choral Union was an exceptional success. G. J. Dinkeloo of Chicago very effectively took the part of David. Mr. Dinkeloo has a sweet and highly cultured voice and is a popular singer. Ray Hadden of Holland skillfully played sweet music on the harp to appease the wrath of King Saul. Miss Amy Dosker represented in a modest and graceful manner the Shepherd queen. James De 'Pree in a deep base voice, depicted the moods and emotions of old king Saul. There are 40 voices in the chorus. Fifteen Years Ago. Wm. Walvoord a senior was the • successful contestant in the oratoric• al contest at Carnegie Hall. His • subject was "The Siege of Leyden." I Peter Pleume a junior was second • winner, his subject being "In the { Spirit of Our Fathers."









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Dostoyeffsky: The House of tho: Dead. Macaulay's Lays of Ancient Rome. • French: Hezekiah's Wives.


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. Motto for all the married—"Never * dis-pair." •

Coming—Milestone Program.

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PETER H. DE VRIES, '22 Prop.

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