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Hope College Anchor LXI-ll

Official Publication of the Students of Hope College at Holland, Michigan

Dr. Piper, Princeton Scholar, To Reach Holland March 13

Box Score Results of Dining-System Poll

Theological Seminary. Sunday evening the eminent theologian will begin the activities of a busy fourday visit here by meeting members of the Hope College faculty. He will lead the regular chapel worship services on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday using as themes f o r his meditations Faith, Sacrifice, and Boldness. Monday at 10:30 a.m. Dr. Piper and ministers from Holland and vicinity will have an opportunity to become acquainted at a coffee kletz in the Dutch Mill restaurant. He will present addresses on the Power of God at *4 p.m. on March 14 and 15 in the Hope Memorial Chapel. At a joint meeting of Alpha Chi and the Adelphic Society on Monday evening the Princeton professor will discuss the problems of "Contihental" and Western theology, with special reference to the debate of Barth and Niebuhr. Tuesday evening he will be the fifth speaker in the current Y-sponsored Christian Service Series to deal with the subject Christianity and Scholarship. The visiting professor will address faculty and students of Western Theological Seminary and any other interested persons Wednesday at 9:45 a.m. in Nettinga Memorial Chapel; his subject will likely be Faith and Ethics. Dr. Piper was born in central Germany in 1891 and served in the German army during the first World War. He took an active part in the German Church conflict when the Nazis came into power in 1933, and, as a result of a course of lectures on Church and State in which he boldly affirmed the rights of the Church, he was deprived of his chair in the University of Muenster-in-Westphalia and had to leave Germany. Before that he had studied philosophy and theology in Jena, Marburg, Munich, and Goetingen and had received his D.D. in Paris. He was Instructor and Professor of Theology in the Universities of Goettingen and Muenster, 19201933. He succeeded Karl Barth when the latter left Muenster for Bonn. From 1920 to 1932 he travelled extensively in France for research on the relation of religious and social activities in contemporary France. He was delegate to the ecumenical c o n f e r e n c e s on Faith and Order at Lousonne, 1927, and Edinburgh, 1937, and to the international conference on Church, Community and State at Oxford in 1937. After leaving G e r m a n y , Dr. Piper spent four years in the university colleges of Swansea and Bangor, Wales. In 1937 he was invited to become guest professor at Princeton Theological Seminary, where he has taught since. He is the author of "Recent Developments in German Protestantism," "God in History," and other books. o

Milestone Slated For May Release The Milestone of 1949 is slated to appear about the second week of May.

If things run well, the

approximate date is quite dependable. Covers are expected to arrive by the 2l8t of this month. Printing m a t t e r has been


to the

printer in a steady stream. All pictures and articles of the societies t h a t are not in as yet are to be handed to Evelyn Van Dam. The deadlines are being kept thus far. The artist's work, under the editorship of Jayne and Joyce Baker has been completed and the advertising section has been completed by business manager, Bob Becksfort. There are very few articles to be written, and the last of the pictures for the book will be completed in about two weeks.


1. Do you favor the present dining-hall system?.





114 4. Would you prefer to pay by the meal? (That is, the ticket-punching system.) 260 5. Would the cafeteria system harm campus devotional life? 61



Arriving in Holland March 13 will be Dr. Otto A. Piper, member of that small but important cotrie of German scholars who were forced into exile by their unalterable opposition to the Hitler regime and now occupant of the chair of New Testament Literature and Exegesis at Princeton


3. Would you favor a two-hour cafeteria breakfast and

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Students Overwhelmingly Reject System Of Dining

Dr. Otto Pippr

Hopeites To Give Recital March 22

Hope students overwhelmingly rejected the present dining-system in a poll recently taken by the Anchor. 10.9% of those voting indicated a desire for the retention of the present system. 70.5% voted for the cafeteria system. However, it seems as though confusion was present on the third question. Some students voted for both questions numbers 2 and 3. (37.4% voted for the combination system which would bring the percentage to 120% instead of 100%. Many who voted for straight cafeteria also voted for the combination system whereas these two questions were meant to be exclusive.)

Y's Will Sponsor Skating in Gym Choice Of Skates John MaeDonald To To Be Made Soon Present Concert Early this coming spring, renovated Carnegie Gym will be ringIn Chapel Tonight ing with a new sound — t h a t of

Hope College students will have an opportunity to hear John Macdonald, famous bass-baritone, present a concert this evening in the chapel. Having first discovered his dom eat breakfast in the dining talent singing f o r a performance halls. 86% of the students voting given in a Chicago public school desired the ticket system. as a soprano, he rapidly advanced 20.1% felt that the cafeteria sys- and became a tenor in many chortem would harm campus devotional life. On this last question, several comments were made on various ballots. Some asked, "What sort of condition is the devotional life in the dining halls at p r e s e n t ? " Another commented, "Real Christians will pray; those who aren't consider devotions formality." One individual voted f o r the cafeteria system but then added, "The lastmentioned item makes me reluctant to vote for cafeteria style. I am a f r a i d this and chapel are the only daily devotions some students have!"

Students also voted overwhelmingly for the ticket-punching system. It is believed by the Anchor Perhaps the wisest and shortest Paul Kranendonk, baritone, and staff t h a t this was due to the large comment was one placed on a blank Phyllis Jeanne Sherman, colora- number of students spending week- 3 x 5 card. It said simply, " E a t ends off the campus. Of course, tura soprano, will give a joint there are also the many who sel- home!" voice recital on March 22 at 8:30 p.m. in Hope Memorial chapel. Phyllis, a junior from Brooklyn, New York, is a member of the Women's Glee Club, the Chapel Choir, and Musical Arts Club. She is a pupil of Mrs. Norma Baughman of the Music Department.

Man About Campus

A f t e r completing studies under the f a m o u s John Dwight Sample of Chicago, he fulfilled engagements all over the Middle West. He has sung with the Chicago Opera Company, the Chicago Civic Orchestra, The Apollo Musical Club and other great choral organizations. Once he was called in on short notice to learn the role of Krushina in "Bartered Bride." In response, he did so in forty-eight hours.

A f t e r the concert a reception will be held at Walsh Music Hall for the special guests of both soloists. Paul's first group will include "Honor and Arms," from "Samson," H a n d e l ; "Erinnerung," Brahms; "Der Wanderer," Schubert, and "Vision Fugitive," Massenet. His second group will be "Dio Possenti," f r o m " F a u s t , " Gounod. His last group will consist of "If I Were King of Ireland," Foster; "I Would My Song Were Like a Star," Kursteiner; "Blind Eyes," Eakin, and "My Song Is of the Sturdy North," German. Phyllis will begin her numbers with "Amor Commanda," "Handel," "Fiocca La Neve," Comara; "Wie Melodien Zieht Es Mis," Brahms, and "Meine Liebe ist Grun," Brahms. For her second group Phyllis will sing " J e Suis Titania," from "Mignon," Thomes. As her final group she will sing, "Tell Me, Oh Blue Blue Sky," Vittorio Giannini; "Little Polly Flinders," J. Diack; "The Teakettle's Song," Victor Young, and "Come, Love, with Me," Vito Carnevali.

An interesting little note is the fact that his accompanist is his wife, Martha McCormick, who was his accompanist previous to their marriage. More recently he has been featured soloist at the Chicagoland Music Festival before 90,000 people. He sang Verdi's "Requiem" with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra under Fabren Sevitzky. This evening his program will be presented in five groups as follows: Charlie (the man tcith the hike) "There goes Charlie on his bike," is a familiar saying on Hope's campus. It began back in 1936 when Charles Holkeboer first came to work on his bicycle.

But "Charlie's" days at Hope started long before this. In 1903, To conclude the program the two as a boy of seven, he carried his soloists will sing a duet, "Love Is f a t h e r ' s lunch to the campus and Meant to Make Us Glad," E. did small odd jobs to help. His German. father, a native of the Netherlands, began work at Hope in 1903 and remained until his death in 1936.

Hope-ives To Have First Formal Party Since the organizing of the Hope-ives Club on Hope's Campus, the big question has been, "How can we have a formal party similar to that of the other clubs, societies, e t c . ? " The answer has come. There has always been the problem of baby sitters, finance, and a time when both husbands and wives are free to spend an evening out together. On the evening of March 11, immediately following the All-College Sing, the HOPEIVES will have their first formal party "Irish Dream-Pipes" in the Veterans ballroom. There will be games planned by Mrs. Harold E. Dykstra; Refreshments Committee: Mrs. Harold O'Schaible, Mrs. David O'CoIeman. The hall will be decorated in Irish colors by Mrs. David O'Hoogerhyde and Mrs. Ernest O'Meeusen. Mrs. Bill Flaherty acts as general chairman.

Mr. John Mac Donald uses and glee clubs during his high school days. At Northwestern University he developed into a bass and sang there as soloist for the glee club and in Dean Lutkin's famous A Capella choir.

Paul is a junior from Oostburg, Wisconsin, a member of the Men's Glee Club, the Chapel Choir, and Musical Arts Club. He is also a pupil of Mrs. Baughman.

"Charlie," as a young boy, had his apprentice training with his f a t h e r and starting in 1910 the two worked full time taking charge of the maintenance and carpenter work of the school. The work of the two men covers a period in which five presidents have been at Hope. In 1922 "Charlie" and his father purchased a Model T Ford and drove this back and forth each day until 1936. Then he bought the bicycle which he still uses today. Last year in April he bought a Model A Ford and now when bad weather threatens and during the winter he uses that.


what we know today as Columbia Cottage. He also remodeled the kitchen in the gym so the College could accommodate the members of General Synod.

"I Attempt from Love's Sickness" by Purcell; "Amarille" by Caccini; "Danza, Danza Fanciulla" Continued on Page 3.

roller-skating to the accompaniment of music. A f t e r some false starts on this idea, the two " Y " organizations on the campus have jointly taken up the project and are vigorously pushing plans toward the goal of "getting things rolling." On February 17, a committee, composed of Irene Heemstra and Dan Hakken as co-chairmen, Howard Newton as secretary, Pauline Hendrieth, Lorraine Drake, and Don Ihrman, met with Dr. Lubbers at the Warm Friend Tavern to discuss the problem of getting a place for week-end roller skating for Hope students. With the backing of Dr. Lubbers, the committee checked on every possibility and came out with the permission to use Carnegie Gym for skating on Friday and Saturday nights. Sample skates have been ordered from which will be chosen the type of skate desired, and 100 pairs of the same will be purchased. It is planned to fix a skate room at the east end of the gym underneath what was formerly the stage. Arrangements are also being made to provide appropriate music f o r the skaters. This new venture will be run as a business establishment by the two "Y" organizations and a nominal admissions fee will be charged to cover the cost of keeping the floor and skates in good condition. It is hoped that skaters will be able to start rolling early this spring. Needed with this new project is some one or more fellows to serve as a regular skate manager. Anyone having a little experience and desire for this type of work is asked to see one of the co-chairmen, Irene Heemstra or Dan Hakken.

Miss Marian Van Home Will Be Campus Guest On March 15 and 16 Miss Marian Van Home, secretary for young people's work in the Reformed churches, will be on our campus, as guest of the Y.W.C.A. She will speak Tuesday evening at the Y.W.C.A. meeting on "Youth Caravans" and the work young people are doing in the Reformed Churches today. Miss Van Home will be here Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning and any students desiring private conferences with her should contact Judy Mulder or Burrell Pennings.

Fraternity - Sorority Sing To Climax Hope's Weekend

When Dr. Dimnent was president "Charlie" was a member of the staff who paraded the ground on Halloween night to keep the Tomorrow night at 7:30 the pranksters away. He still has an chapel walls will resound with the old B.B. gun which he used to kill pigeons which students had set selected songs of the various sororloose in buildings. ities and fraternities as they comHe is a member of the Ninth pete in the annual traditional AllS t r e e t Christian Reformed Church College Sing. Sponsored by the and has two sons and three daugh- Student Council, with Mr. Cavaters. "Charlie" may be found al- naugh as faculty advisor, this Sing most anywhere, anytime fixing a has taken place in past years to window here or a door there, rid- promote music on the campus and ing his bike down to the hardware provide an enjoyable evening for store for supplies, or working in students, faculty, and town people. his shop in the basement of Graves General chairmen are E v e l y n Hall. Van Dam and Russ Norden, assisted by Edward Kerle, who is in charge of programs. Bud Ver Heist, in charge of ushering, and Norma Hungerink and Bob Westerhoff who are in charge of the chapel ar'n rangements. Judges will be Mr. J. Robert Weaver who directs choral "Existentialism" is the theme of singing in Grand Rapids, Mr. Ala joint meeting to be held on March bert B. Smith who is director of 17 by the French club, English the Calvin Vets Club choir, and majors, and the Philosophy Club. Elaine Ackerson, director of music in the Holland Schools. Dr. Ivan Dykstra, head of the Each society has chosen one song Greek department, will be the to sing plus their society song. The speaker. Afterwards there will be selections chosen for competition a question period in which Dr. tomorrow night are: Dykstra will answer questions on Delphi—"Steal Away," arranged

Dykstra Will Speak xistentialism'

The Science Building, Voorhees Hall and the Chapel were erected during his stay here. In 1922 "Charlie" and his father remodeled the attic of Van Raalte Hall, now the fourth floor, into a museum. The following year they renovated Van Vleck and later converted and built the old printing office into 'Hope High School which became Existentialism.

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by Ringwald.

Dorian—"Shadow Waltz," by Dubin-Warren. Sorosis—"Cradle Song" by Brahms. Thesaurian — " J u s t a Cottage Small" by Handly. Sibylline — " P r a y e r of the Music Makers" by Floering. vey Cosmopolitans — -HammerWalk Alone" by R stein. River" by Emersonian — " Bold. Fraternal — "01dJiIan / 'River" by Kern. / Arcadians — "Winter Song" by F. F. Bullard. \ Knickerbockers — "Meadowlands" by L. Knipper. ASA —"Wanting You" by Romberg. The Hop-ives will sing "Fantasy" by Eikleberg-Kennedy at the close of the competition while the judges are deciding the final scores. They will not compete. On the campus for the day as guests of Hope College will be a group of students from South Holland, Illinois, who have chosen this particular day to visit so that they will be able to hear the All-College Sing.

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Orchestra Orchids

Too often we fail to appreciate and take EDITORIAL STAFF advantage of something worthwhile when we Herman J . Ridder Editor-in-Chief have the opportunity. Some time ago, our Donna B. Sluyter ^ Associate Editors orchestra presented a concert which was unWalter B. StuddifordJ usual and excellently rendered. Although the Richard L. Hoebeke Business Manager audience was very appreciative, we could not John H. Hoekstra Asst. Business Manager Donn K i e ft Advertising Manager help wondering why there were not more Dorothy M. Davis News Editor students present. The orchestra spent many Ruth C. De Graaf F e a t u r e Editor hours preparing for that concert and the reMary E. VanLoo Society Editor sult must have been very satisfying to them. Owen J . Koeppe Sports Editor But think how much more pleased they would Hazel M. Vander Woude ^...Exchange Editor Pierce E. Maassen Circulation Manager have been if the chapel had been filled. Ted E. Flaherty Photographer It is not, however, the orchestra which Alida Hibma, Betty De Ryke I .Typists loses by this small interest. Each student Betty Herr, Margaret SchoonveldJ who fails to recognize the worth of such musical entertainment to his education is the REPORTERS loser. Appreciation of music and art must Irene Heemstra, Dave Karsten, Ginie Hesse, Dot Contant, Bea Lockwood, Donald Postma, Marcia be developed and this concert offered opporJacobs, Joan Wilson, Bill DeMeester, Nancy Vvyer- tunities for both. Such appreciation should berg, Wayne Blakeslee, Joyce Thatcher, Gwen Kooi- be part of every college student's education. ker, A1 Sauder, Elton Bruins, Helen Dykstra, George We would like to congratulate Mr. Rider Zuidema, Norwood Reck, Esther Schmidt, Jack Tayand the orchestra on this fine concert as well lor, Bill Dykstra, Joan Ten Hove, Evelyn Van Dam, as the art students who contributed to the Marillyn Van Weelden, John M. Smith. display. Such new and unusual music requires much practice and skill to be successADVERTISING S T A F F Bob Van Dyke, Gerald Boerman, George Zuidema, ful. And every member of t h a t audience will agree that it was a success. It is easier for Edward Kerle and Bill Link. an orchestra to go on playing old familiar COLLECTION S T A F F music which always pleases an audience, but Jack BrinkerhofF, Jim Hoffman, Melvyn Rowan to present something as new and untried as and Lamont Dirkse. the Moussorgsky "Pictures at An ExhibiEntered as second class matter at the post office tion" is a test of courage and talent. So to of Holland, Michigan, at special rate of postage Mr. Rider, the artists, and each member of provided for in section 1103 of Act of Congress, the orchestra we say — "orchids to you for a October 3, 1917, and authorized October 19, 1918. grand performance!" Subscription Rate: $2.00 per year. D.B.S. Published by the students of Hope College every two weeks throughout the school year, except during holidays or examination, periods. PRINTED AT OLD N E W S PRINTERY

E d i t o r i a l s

Press Freedom . . . But The Anchor editorial policy has come in for criticism with the recent publication of Anchors and the problems considered in them. This criticism did not come from the student body. (Students themselves took a lively interest since their problems were being discussed openly and frankly, with little punch-pulling.) Perhaps, it is not out of order to make a defense of our policy in this matter. The first issue of the Anchor last fall carried an editorial entitled, "Editorial Policy" from which we wish to quote the following statement: "The place for student opinion to be aired is in the student newspaper where everyone can appraise it. Letters should be signed since the editor reserves the right to reject an unsigned letter. All communications are subject to editing and rejection . . We made that policy and still stand behind it. However, that statement should not be construed to mean that whatever goes into the paper goes in with our endorsement of sentiment. (This seems to be the attitude of some.) The reason the editorial staff refused to cut or reject the recent communications is a very simple one. The Anchor staff still believes in a somewhat trite doctrine called the freedom of the press. We interpret that phrase in the light of Dr. Bavinck's statement, which he made on this campus some time ago, "freedom is the privilege to do what we ought." We believe the "ought" of our freedom lies in being fair. We offer the same space to anyone wishing to present an answer to any of the criticisms printed. We'll match answer with criticism — column inch for column inch! To us, that's being fair and open and above board. If it isn't, a letter might straighten us up. (The printing of a criticism of Anchor policy is also included in our conception of "fair.") Beliefs are always desired until they mean discomfort to the holder. Democracy is superb until d r a f t calls come. Political liberality is to be desired until it affects us adversely. Freedom of the press is wonderful until we become the loser. The statements expressed last week bore out this contention. Those being affected were already saying, "freedom of the press, b u t . . F a c u l t y skip chapel, smoking goes on in rooms with combustible floors and the dining system is questioned . . . these are fair criticisms. If they can be answered fairly, let's do so! But in the meantime, let's stop rationalizing! It's either freedom of the press or it isn't freedom of the press. There are no buts. You believe in it or you don't. Which shall it be?

The Students Speak

This world of cut-throat competition and dog-eat-dog in which we find ourselves today sees us sending cheers up to the person who has triumphed and won in the battle of rivalry. It is the man who has won the most power over his fellowmen, the man who has obtained large numbers of possessions, the man who has the greatest notoriety that we pay homage to, and stand admiring his successes, cesses. To the man who has triumphed over his fellowmen, whether it is a success of athletics, grades, money, position or possession, goes the world acclaim. But how many have risen only by pushing a fellow man down? Is the person who has


SH?? C a m p u s i M a U b o x Editor's Note: Dr. Lubbers has a file in his office which he t e r m s "The nut-house" file. The most recent accretion to this file is the letter t h a t follows. Lansing, Michigan February 28, 1949 President of Hope College Hope College Holland, Michigan Dear Sir: During the last war a vicious propaganda attack was launched by the people of English origin against the Dutch in the United States. Due to the f a c t t h a t this propaganda was a failure in the United States where the Dutch people lived and even hundreds of miles from where they lived only the leaders of the Teutonics know this attack was launched against them. The other Teutonics, Swedes, Norwegians, Danes, Belgium and Swiss organized powerful armies to go to t h e aid of the Dutch and so they know of this attack. The Teutonics then demanded a country of their own because they realized it would be impossible for the English and Teutonics to live together any longer. C o n g r e s s agreed to this and negotiations are almost complete to separate the United States into two nations. The leaders of the Teutonics think only they and the members of Congress know of these negotiations. The men they are negotiating are members of the English underground and so are many other members of Congress. They tell the underground everything that goes on so millions of Americans know of these negotiations. The Teutonics thinks none of the members of the Masonic lodge are members of the underground. Actually a large per cent of the English members of the Masonic lodge belong to the underground, although the leaders are strongly opposed to it.

The results of the Anchor-conducted poll (page 1) indicate a definite trend in Hopeite thought. However, we are not certain of the exact scope of the conclusions which these data warrant or imply. An examination of the facts shows that the alternatives of choice in the poll were neither mutually exclusive nor exhaustive; other possibilities of selection still exist. For the purposes of this investigation only the systems that had been mentioned by students were considered. The voting was not conducted on an absolutely scientific basis; tallies are not completely representative. To guard the validity of our generalizations we must restrict them to the limitations of the evidence. But we may assert (with due regard for the limitations shown by our analysis) that the poll indicates students are dissatisfied with the present dining hall system, recognize that more effective facilities are possible, desire to pay only for the meals they eat, and feel t h a t devotions are not dependent upon one method of serving food. Now that the students have spoken in this imperfect but indicative manner, we feel that concrete information regarding possible techniques of serving meals should be investigated; opinion is not a replacement for but a supplement to fact. Our appraisal of the poll, when considered concurrently with evidence of recent letters, statements, and actions on the campus, may imply that students desire a closer harmony among students, faculty, and administration. A recent announcement by the Student Council of plans for the revision of the council constitution may indicate that this body is ready to become a more active and representative organization. It seems natural that such a student body should be an effective channel for a direct interchange of ideas among students, faculty, and administration. The establishment of an improved method for such interchange might be a permanent improvement in the functional structure of Hope College. W.B.S.

Success Evaluated


When the division of the United States i n t o t w o n a t i o n s is announced the English underground will again go into action. This daywill be known as M — or mobilization day and each member must be at his post not only to kill but also to lie. They have mortgaged the shirts off their backs and hired many members of other nationalities to help them by paying them money but also promising them the Teutonics f a r m s and houses. They intend to kill men, women and cnildren. They have the names and addresses of all the Teutonics in every city and each member is told who they must kill. This attack will s t a r t the minute the news of the division of the country is announced and before the people have a chance to hear the truth. The members of the underground will tell them to a split second when this news will be on each street corner. The news will be released on Saturday so no one will be at work. They intend to say they are killing the Teutonics for patriotic reasons because they committed treason during the war. They intend to accuse the Teutonics of being in control of the fleet at Pearl Harbor and putting it in a position where the Japanese coulc easily sink it. They intend to say the Teutonics went to Washington the next day and demanded a country of their own, threatening to form an alliance with J a p a n and make the rest of the country a colony of J a p a n ' s if their demands were not met. The Dutch people should be told of the first attack and this attack. The other Teutonics should be told of this attack, they know of the first one. The greatest danger is not m Holland where the g r e a t majority of the people a r e Teutonics but in those a r e a s where the Teutonics are only a small minority. The other Teutonics will know who is attacking them and why the Dutch won't. Letters must be sent to other cities where there are Teutonics telling them of this attack. The Teutonic leaders negotiating in Washington must be told of this attack. They trust the men with whom they are negotiating and do not know they are being led into a death trap. Literature m u s t be distributed throughout the United States tell-

ing the people the truth. When people know the t r u t h such attacks will be impossible. The leaders of the Teutonics wanted to distribute literature throughout the country giving the reason f o r the propaganda attack but were talked out of it by the government officials who said we will explain the whole thing when the division of the country is announced. If we put the literature out now it will cause too much friction between the English and Dutch. Due to the f a c t t h a t I am notifying the members of congress of this attack the underground can no longer wait until the division of the country is announced before they attack. They might strike now before the government has a chance to stop them. Sincerely yours, C O R N E L I U S LA ROY Respected and my dear sir, . . . I am glad and thankful to you for the great effort you undertook on our behalf in the recent drive at Hope College. In this short letter I shall just try to give you the essence of all our aspirations f o r our Hope High School. We, the managing committee of Hope high school in Madanapolle, express ourselves in deep gratitude to the Hope college student body and Dr. I. J . Lubbers, its president, f o r their great interest in us which has at present materialized in the gift of $2,200 . . . in helping us to realize the reviving of Hope high school to be a center for preparing our Christian leaders for the f u t u r e of our growing church in the Telugu area.

hees, but a t Temple it's an entirely different m a t t e r . We would venture to say t h a t a t every meal each one of us sees two or three people who do not belong at either dining hall. And what do we do about it? First, we say nothing to t h a t individual; second, we would not divulge the name of that individual to the administration; third, we go home and complain about it. How very typically American and "Hope College-an"! T h a t the condition is itself wrong, dishonest, contrary to our religion and society is self-evident. 4 We would not present this probem without attempting a solution, irst, we should talk to t h a t individual personally and point out to him t h a t his conduct is contrary to a Christian f a i t h and is a form of dishonesty. A possible second solution is eliminated by the fact that none of us w a n t s to "squeal" on these people, although this is probably our responsibility. Third, we would suggest that the dining lall administration take some very definite steps to keep a close check on which students are eating at the dining halls — even if this should involve bringing our dining tickets to each meal. When we first came to Hope College, we marvelled at a dining hall system where the tickets were not checked. How convincingly Christian is such system! Unfortunately here at Hope it is also paradoxical.

In the past the high school served the interests of the children of pastors and catechists . while the village Christian was completely blind to the values of Christian education or perhaps averse to the very idea of education itself . . . Now the villagers have opened their eyes and are struggling to get this education for their children at a cost which . . . is really starving for them. Further, sir, there is in fact dearth of Christian educated and devoted servants in our field and I am one who strongly believes in the training of these f u t u r e servants in our own portals if we really want to imbibe into them the ideals of sacrifice and service f o r our Master's kingdom. M. Barnabas Hope Middle School Madamapalle, Chittoor District Madras Py. S. India Editor's Note: The above are portions of a letter received by Dr Lubbers. On /Jining Hall Conduct Dear Editor: Since one of the purposes of this column is to air our grievances, it is before you that we wish to lay some problems which have been upon our minds. This letter will be somewhat of a follow-up to the "bombardment" which the dining hall administration received in this column of the last issue of the Anchor. However, the contents of this letter are directed toward both the administration and the stu dent body. The first grievance that we wish to get off our chests is very aptly illustrated by a scene that o c c u r m at Voorhees' Dining Hall on Valen tine's Day. This dormitory is com fortably set up to feed 176 stu dents. However, on this particular day about 186 students showed up for lunch. The house director, in a speech made a t that meal, very rightly reprimanded those students who had Temple tickets and had taken the privilege to attend our other dining hall. We wonder what she would have thought had a count of meal tickets been taken, and the number of those who had no meal tickets been determined (not because they had forgotten them, but rather, because they never had them to begin with—in other words—they were supposedly not boarding with the school for this semester). Now this condition is not seen too often a t Voor-

won the "A" the one to be admired when he refuses to aid the friend with the "D"? Is the person who has won j the advantage at the other person's expense the one to extol? Is it the man who has won who needs encouragement? Not to be the apple of the crowd's eye, not to be the object of flashy newspaper copy, but just to be a person who has done his very best and has seen the other man

Secondly, we have some strong feelings toward the general discourteous atmosphere that exists during devotions at the Temple Building. One night last week the house director of the dining hall got up to make an announcement because there was no one to lead devotions. She suggested that we repeat the Lord's Prayer. Immediately, there was an outcry from one table, "Let's sing!!" This was followed by general laughter that lasted at least through "Give us this day our daily bread." This kind of occurrence has been happening all year, and we think that it is high time that students wake up to these examples of rudeness and do something about them. College students should have learned how to be courteous and how to respect those who are in authority. The head waiters have warned certain individuals, but still they persist. Vulgarity and profanity are not unusual at one or two tables (even through the reading of the Holy Scriptures and the P r a y e r ) ! This definitely must be stopped! Could we not get the talking out of our systems before it is time to p r a y ? It should not have to continue during devotions. We should not be irreverent or indifferent in our Christian duties. We are on a Christian campus. Is this our way of testifying and setting an example before others? Are these favorable impressions to leave with our visitors? Couldn't we just enter, and a f t e r the bell has rung once, not half a dozen times, stop talking, take our seats, and turn our attention toward what the devotional leader is saying. Thirdly, there is the problem of entering the dining hall safely. The minute the door opens it is as if a shot were being fired and a herd of cattle were stampeding f o r the tables. What would happen if someone fell? He or she would either be trampled upon, or there would be a "pile-up," or some other major catastrophe. We don't always seem f a r sighted enough to see the outcome of our actions. Could we not walk without pushing and shoving? Above all, let's cooperate in the little things, those little acts of courtesy observed in a true Christian. Let's stop compromising and live up to the ideals f o r which we are supposed to stand. In conclusion, we should like to challenge both the students and dining hall administration into an active expression of their opinions on these matters, possibly through this column. Following this, we should like to see something done about them! Howard Newton B u r t Phillips

walk off with the prize and win the goal is deserving of admiration. To try one's best and miss the mark, to give all and receive nothing, and still face life with cheerfulness, kindness and optimism is a triumph. To rejoice in another's success and be happy in knowing that he has done his best is the real sign of victory. The sin is not in missing the goal; the sin is in not trying. — "The Graphic," George Pepperdine College, Los Angeles.


Concert Program To Feature Contemporary Compositions The college band will present a concert March 17 a t 8:15 in the chapel. The program will f e a t u r e works of contemporary composers and will include the Prokofieff March, Opus 99, and the well known " P a v a n n e " f r o m the American Symphonette No. 2, by Morton Gould. Clarinet ensembles composed of Myron Van Ark, Richard Stewart, John Du Mez, Robert Wojahn and J a m e s DeVries, and a brass q u a r t e t composed of Victor Kleinheksel, Calvin S w a r t , Lee Brower and Rodger Kramer will also be heard. The concert will be open to the public without charge.

Kappa Delta Funds To Support Leper Mrs. DePree spoke a t the February 21 meeting of Kappa Delta. She showed us maps, pictures and costumes along with her very interesting talk on China. The girls also had a birthday p a r t y at which time they each gave one cent for each year of their age. About $5.00 was contributed. Envelopes were given to the members f o r f u r t h e r contributions, which will be collected in April f o r the Kappa Delta project. The week before the March meeting was set aside as "Sacrifice Week." At this time, the girls will give up all cokes, sundaes, candy bars, etc., and the money which is usually spent in this way will be given for our project. The idea of all the contributions, birthday p a r t y , and "Sacrifice Week" is to raise enough money to support a Leper f o r one year. For the April meeting the girls plan to pack a box of used clothing, toys, games, etc., to send to a domestic mission station. The meeting ended with the "Officers' T r e a t " of home-made candy which was delicious!

Dykstra, Brunsting Fail To Win Honors Hope College failed to win honors in the Annual Michigan Intercollegiate Speech League. However the contest was a close one for the Hope contestants. Wayne University representatives won first places in both the women's and men's contests. Michigan Normal won second place in both contests. Western Michigan won the women's t h i r d place award. Miss Lucille Brunsting, Hope's representative, survived the preliminaries and received a "first" vote from one of the five judges in the finals. In the men's contest, William Dykstra tied with the Kalamazoo college representatives. An attempt made to break the t i e by the re-ranks method failed. (Reranks is a second judging with the judges considering only the two tied contestants.) The percentage basis was then restored and Dykstra was beaten by 5r,f of the vote cast.

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Faculty Women to Give Joint Recital April 24 A two-piano and voice recital will be presented on Sunday afternoon, April 24, at 4:00 p.m. in the chapel, with Miss J a n t i n a Holleman of the Music Department and Miss Norma Wolcott of the Spanish Department as soloists. Miss Hazel Paalman of the Music Department will sing a group of songs.

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Josef Schnelker To Give Concert On March 14 and 15 Mr. Josef Schnelker will be guest organist on the campus. He has arranged an organ student conference for 5:00 p.m. on Monday afternoon and a concert in the chapel during the regular assembly period on Tuesday morning.

Continued from Page 1. he can't identify Fritzie Zivic by Durante; " A r m , Arm Ye Brave" J a c k Kramer, he isn't human. by Handel. he listens to sports broadcasts, "Cantatille," Old French; "Chanilliterate. son a Boire,".01d French; "Traum If he gets paid f o r outside work durch die Dammerung," Strauss; he's greedy. "Rastlose Liebe," Schubert. "Myself When Young," Lehmen; If he does outside work f o r noth"I'm a Roamer Bold," Mendelssohn, ing, he's a sucker. followed by a ten-minute intermisIf he stands up while teaching, sion. he's oratorical. "To the Children," Rachmaninoff; If he sits down while teaching, "Tilim-boo," Strawinsky; "From his f e e t hurt. the Tomb of the Unknown Woman," If he's young, he needs more Bantock; "Hop-Li, the RickShaw seasoning. Man," Manning. If he's old, he's seen better days. "By an' By," a r r a n g e d by BurIf he gives a lot of quizzes, he's leigh; "Run, Mary, Run," Guion; a slave-driver. "The Hands o' Dee," King; "A If he seldom gives a test, he's King's Man," Hillam. too lazy to read papers. Among some of the press comIf he gets his name in the newsments is a remark from the Pittspapers, he's publicity mad. burgh Press: " H e has a magnifiIf he never appears in the public cent voice that is uniquely adaptaprints, he's so much deadwood. ble to the rigorous requirements of If he takes an active p a r t in the p a r t s written f o r his range. His faculty business, he's a politician. solid low range, velveted middle If he never serves on a commitvoice, and ingratiating top notes tee, he's a work-dodger. were delightfully employed in the If he's on good terms with the recitative." The Chicago Tribune president, he's a sycophant. remarks, "A singer of extraordiIf he doesn't wear out the stairnary taste with a voice of remarkway from the Ad building, he's able beauty and range." The St. disloyal. Louis Globe Democrat comments, — A m e r i c a n AHMocintion of "A voice of virile and sonorous U n i v e r s i t y Profe»8or» beauty." Bulletin


Dr. Dykstra Leaves For Ohio Church Conference On Tuesday, March 8, Dr. D. Ivan Dykstra left f o r the National Study Conference on World Order at Cleveland, Ohio. He is one of the ten representatives of the Reformed Church. The conference is sponsored by the Committee on International Justice and Good Will of the Federal Council of Churches. The purpose of the conference is to study the churches attitude toward current world problems. It is not an action committee, but the findings will be published. It is hoped that it will be as successful as the Delaware, Ohio conference which was held a number of years ago.

Mr. Schnelker received his Bachelor of Arts degree f r o m Oberlin Conservatory in 1934 and his Master's degree from the University of Michigan in 1942. At that time he studied organ under Palmer Christian, Hugh Porter, and Carl Weinrich. He taught f o r a year and a half at Central College, Pella, Iowa, during the time that Dr. Lubbers was president. At present he has a leave of absence from Willamette University, Oregon, where he is head of the organ and theory departments. He is teaching organ a t Michigan and working toward On March 22 the medical mishis Ph.D. in theory. His program sionary Dr. W. Wells Thoms will will be as follows: speak a t the weekly YMCA meet"Gavotte," by Handel; "Soeur ing upon the subject of ChristianMonique," by Couperin; Chorale- ity and Missions. Dr. Thoms, who preludes by Bach; "Salvation Is is now on furlough, served eighteen Come to Us," "I Call to Thee," years as missionary to Arabia. "Wake, Awake," "Rejoice, Beloved Dr. Thoms is the son of Dr. and Christians," "We Believe in One Mrs. S. Thoms, pioneer missionGod"; "Sketch in Db," by Schu- aries on the Arabian field, and mann; "Choral in B Minor," by therefore speaks f r o m the experiFranck; "Scherzo," by Rogers; ence of a childhood spent in Arabia "Andante Cantabile," by James; as well as his medical missionary "Fantasy and F u g u e , " by Keller. career.

This concert is the evening featured event of the assembly prog r a m s of this semester. Students will be admitted by activity tickets and non-students f o r the fee of seventy-five cents.

W A L Masquerade Is Grand Success Packed with masqueraders on Friday night, February 5, was the Carnegie gym, scene of the WAL Masquerade P a r t y . It proved to be a great success, with everyone participating in a grand spirit of fun.

Many colorful, clever costumes were worn by the girls, and prizes were given to each of the five groups represented. Prize for the miscellaneous group was presented to the "Three Shmoos"; Shirley Willbrandt, Dorothy Davis, and Marijane Borr. "The Housemothers and Dean of Women": Marion Reichert, Mary Lou McRae, Lorraine Drake, Esther Schmidt, Jean Rivenburgh, Evie Van Dam, and Jeanne Toussaint — won the prize for being the funniest. Mrs. Prins and Miss Meyer, realistically representing the song "Home Sweet Home," won first prize in that group. For the Nursery rhyme, Sandra Lanning received the prize for representing Mary in "Mary Had a Little Lamb." Sultan Betty Ann Koch and her harem. Peg Moerdyk and Barbara Woods represented book characters in "Arabian N i g h t s " and won the prize He has traveled extensively and for t h a t group. has visited the heart of Arabia at Attracting much attention, althe invitation of native rulers. Dr. though having arrived too late for If you like people anywhere, you will probably like them every- Thoms and his family, who are judging, w e r e t w o mysterious now living in a Reformed church "Skunks" who crept around menacwhere. Boundary lines are imaginmissionary home in Grand Rapids, ingly with their odorous stuff. Curiary, the people are real. expect to return to their field some osity on the part of other mas— H a r r i s Wofford time this year. queraders finally revealed their identity to be Shirley Leslie and Shirley Knoll.

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On Tuesday, March 8, Margery Angus, mezzo-soprano, and T i m Harrison, baritone, presented a joint voice recital in Hope Memorial Chapel. Margery, a junior music major, is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. W. R. Angus, missionaries in Fukien, China. She is a member of the Women's Glee Club and the Chapel Choir. Her teacher is Mrs. Norma Baughman of the music faculty. Tim's p a r e n t s are Dr. and Mrs. Paul Harrison, recently retired a f t e r many years of missionary service in Arabia. Tim is president of the student council and a member of the Men's Glee Club and the Chapel Choir. He is a pre-medical student and plans to enter John Hopkins University in the fall. Tim is studying voice under Prof. Robe r t Cavanaugh. Accompanists were Frances Rose and Jeanne Ver Beek. Each soloist sang three groups of selections. As a climax to the program they joined in a duet, "Come to the Fair," Martin. Margery's first group included "Sommi Dei," Handel; "Die Mainecht," Brahms; "Romance," De Bussey; and "Carnival," Fourdrain. As her second group she sang the aria "O Mio Fernando" from the oper-', "La F a v o r i t a " by Donizetti. Her concluding group consisted of "Invocation to Enos," Kursteiner; "To Live and Dream," Eakin; "Ah, Love, But a Day!", Beach; "Let All My Life Be Music," Spross. Tim began his part of the program with two solos from "The Elijah," "Lord God of A b r a h a m " and " I t is Enough," Mendelssohn. In his second group were "Morgen", Strauss; "Die Liebe Hat Gelogen," Schubert; and "Widmung," Schumann. His last group included "Sea Fever," Andrews; "The Sun God," James; "The Hills of Home," Fex; and "Old Mother Hubbard," Hely-Hutchinson.

Novice Writers Invited To Enter Competition Dramatics students of Valparaiso University are inviting young authors on campuses throughout the United States to enter a playwriting contest sponsored by the Valparaiso University Players, it was revealed by E. S. Avison, Director of Dramatics. According to the printed announcement just received, a nationwide search f o r undiscovered talent in the field of playwriting is being conducted by the Valparaiso dramatics students in a playwriting contest open f o r entries until June 30, 1949. Purpose of the contest, according to the announcement to be posted on this campus, is "to stimulate original thinking in playwriting and to encourage experimentation in dramatic forms. No restrictions have been made by the sponsors as to theme or form. One-act plays are especially acceptable in this first of an annual series of playwriting contests to be sponsored by the Valparaiso University Players. Prizes include awards of $200, $100, and $50 f o r the three best one-act plays and a special silm of $300 as first place award f o r a full length play, if one of sufficient merit is entered.


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If he dresses decently, he's trying to be a fashion plate. The following illnesses have been reported as of press deadline. If he thinks about something beRobert Macey has been ill with sides clothes, he's a bum. scarlet fever. Barbara Vomastic If he seldom admits a mistake, has been confined to the clinic with he's a r r o g a n t . bronchitis. If he ever admits a mistake he ought to go back to bricklaying. If he plants an occasional joke in his lectures, he's a comedian. If he never condescends to an The Anchor's Business manager, academic nifty, he's duty dull. Richard Hoebeke, h a s announced If he goes to chapel with reguthat a new f e a t u r e has been added larity, he's a hypocrite. to Anchor advertising service. The If he shies at sermons he's a added service is classified ads. This heathen. type of advertising is especially If he writes books, he's neglectdesigned to serve Hopeites. Stu- ing his teaching. dents wishing to recover lost artiIf he never publishes, he never cles, want rides home or wish to had a thought worth printing. buy, sell, or trade should consult If he hands out plenty of high classified ads. The rates are $.45 grades, he has no standards. for twenty words, $.03 for each If he hands out plenty of low additional word and a limit of forty grades, he's a butcher. words. Ads should be in ten days If he uses notes, he's unoriginal. before the date of Anchor publiIf he gets along without notes, cation. he's an ad-libber. If he sticks to his specialty, he's got a one-track mind. If he tours the encyclopedia, he's a show-off. It seems t h a t in S p r i n g our thoughts turn to travel, perhaps travel in rural England, with its picturesque t o w n s a n d villages, famous gardens, and quaint atmosphere. Or perhaps you would like Franee better. Both places may be viewed in the interesting pages of A Panorama of R u r a l England edited by W. J. Turner and Footloose in France by Horace Sutton, which also contains photos, maps, and hotel and r e s t a u r a n t listings. While we are touring Europe, let us read an account of Europe entitled The Best of Times, written and illustrated by Ludwig Benaelmans. A book in which all of us may well be interested is one which will help us in speech class, in f r a t e r nity or sorority meetings, or in a crowded auditorium: How to Speak —Here, There, and On the Air by John Dixon. "Who are the world's ten greatest novelists?" " W h a t ten Novels are the greatest ever w r i t t e n ? " These questions are answered by W. Sommerset Maugham in his book Great Novelists and Their Novels. This book describes the personalities of the ten outstanding authors and the motivating forces behind the best in world literature. The Fun Encyclopedia by E. 0 . Harbein is a comprehensive, allpurpose, e n t e r t a i n m e n t encyclopedia for every occasion and for all ages. There are plans for parties, entertaining, games, stunts, sports — indoor and outdoor and for everybody f r o m age 8 to 30. A book that should be of great interest and importance to us today is Edmund D. Soper's book called Racism. This world issue relates the status and total implications of racism throughout the world today. o

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College Releases First Dean's List Dean John W. Hollenbach has

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Scenery is being constructed by received. This Dean's List will be pubthe S t a g e c r a f t class and crew members, under the direction of Head lished each semester of all students Carpenter, Jim Bennett. who have received all A and B Marvin MepyAns, make-up ex- grades in the preceding semester. pert of P. & M., gave a demonstraThe first semester Dean's List tion talk on theatrical make-up before a group of Christian High follows; School Alumni drama enthusiasts SENIORS on March 1. Boelkins, Elizabeth; Boerman, Walter J.; B o t e r m a n s , Karel; Breen, Peter; Brunstetter, Jean; Lampen, Partington Brunsting, Lucille; Burton, Robert A t t e n d Conference D.; *Buttlar, Marie; Coleman, Alwin; Dalman, Rodger; De Kleine, Professor S. Partington of the Lois; De Ryke, Betty; * Dykstra, Education department and Profes- E. David; Dykstra, Vergil; Eickelsor A. Lampen of the Mathematics berg. Warren; Friedberg, Wallace; department have recently returned Harrison, T i m o t h y ; Heemstra. from a conference at St. Louis, Irene; Heerspink, Harvey; Heinen Missouri. The conference was sponEunice. sored by the American AssociaHepp, Mary Lou; Hinkamp, Paul; tion of School Administrators, DiHofmeyer, Ben; Hoogerhyde, Davision of the National Education vid: Ingham, Carolyn; Johnson, Association. Richard K e m p e r s, Roger; Of the many topics discussed, Koeppe, Owen; Konoshima, Sutwo were of special interest. The miye; Koop, Howard; Latimer, general concensus of opinion was Robert; Meengs, Phillip; Moessner, t h a t although the need for new Joann; Moolenaar, Alice; Muilenschools is tremendous, the need for burg, Joyce; Mulder, J u d i t h ; 'Oldmore functional schools is even enburg, Dorothy; Olive, Roger; more important. In place of the *Oostendorp, William; Posthuma ordinary type, more schools should be designed to be pleasant and to Sam. ' P r i n s , Marguerite; Reck. Normeet the needs of the pupil. wood; Ridder, Herman; Rinkus The second major topic of disDonald; Rowan, Bernard; Shra cussion was the evaluation of the mek, James; Snow, Robert; Vancontribution of liberal art colleges to the teaching profession. Many denberg, Donald; Vanden Brink persons felt t h a t the broad back- Dale; Vander Laan, Robert H.; ground of education gained in a Vander Kolk, A n n e ; 'Vander liberal arts college is very bene- Woude, Hazel; Van Dyke, Barbara; ficial to the teacher and in turn Van Dyke, P. J a m e s ; Van Haitsma, Glenn; Van Loo, Mary; -Van Wierto the pupil. en, Harvey; Wierenga, Claire; Willbrandt, Shirley; Zoet, Charles; 'Zuidema, George.

Piper Will Address Adelphic, Alpha Chi

Alpha Chi will entertain the members of the Adelphic Society of Western Seminary on Monday evening, March 14, at Trinity Heformed Church. Dr. Otto Piper will be the speaker. On Monday evening, February 21, Alpha Chi held its regular monthly meeting at the First Reformed Church. Rev. John Pott, pastor of the Reformed Church at Vriesland, Michigan, gave an interesting and inspiring address on the life of Robert Murray McCheyne. The song service was led by John Tien and prayer was offered by Pierce Maassen. Walter Kline presided at the meeting, while the speaker was introduced by Gerard De Loof.

Former Hope Student Enlists As Naval Cadet Warren D. DeWitt was enlisted this week as a Naval Aviation Cadet at the Office of Naval Officer Procurement in Detroit. Cadet DeWitt is the first cadet from Grand Rapids to go into the Navy's postwar flight training program. Cadet DeWitt attended Hope College for two-and-a-half years. He will leave for training at I'ensacola, Florida, early in March. The course will take approximately eighteen months, at the completion of which DeWitt will be commissioned an Ensign in the U. S. Naval Reserve and receive his wings as a Naval Aviator.

Dr. Vergeer Assembles Medical College Data Dr. Teunis Vergeer, head of the B i o l o g y Department, has announced the presentation of some information which will be of great help to Junior students who are planning to make application for entrance to medical school in 1950. Dr. Vergeer has contacted many medical schools to find when application blanks f o r 1950 will be made available. This information has been assembled and mimeographed so t h a t copies are available for all who are interested. These copies may be obtained a t Dr. Vergeer's office in the Science Building.




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Education For What? Among the m o s t i m p o r t a n t things he learned in college, the late Robert Benchley listed the trick of putting one paper bag inside another to make a milk shake container, and turning socks inside out to make the holes appear in different places. Many college students today can match Benchley's list, for they have found that if you sit in a lecture with hundreds of other students three times a week, you can write letters home, knit nine pairs of socks, and graduate a f t e r about four years. In an article entitled, "Needed: A College Revolution," now appearing in the February Coronet, Dr. Harold Taylor, president of Sarah Lawrence College, calls for drastic action to reform our "assembly line educational system" i*nd "return to the real purpose of liberal education, which is to educate the individual liberally." In the last 40 years, points out Taylor, the individual student has disappeared in our college education upheaval, lost in anonymity. Vet in our world of tensions and conflicts, it is crucial that our educational system protect the fundamental needs of the individual.

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versities, thousands of students move in anonymous groups, trooping in and out of classrooms a t the sound of bells. With hundreds of others, he attends lectures where the professor speaks over a microphone to overflow crowds. He studies his texts and marks machinegraded exam papers in a process devoid of any personal element, or the cultivation of new ideas and enthusiasms. "I contend that the student is being cheated," says Taylor. "This is not college — and it is not liberal education." Dr. Taylor maintains that drastic action is needed if college education is to answer fundamental needs rather than become one massive quiz program. "The problems, of course, will not be solved until we double the number of teachers and until we bring into the teaching profession the best young college graduates. To do so, we must spend double the present amount of money, and begin to make each college a place where an exciting life of ideas and action is lived by those who teach," says Taylor.

Only if we help the student to look to him for the kind of leadership America so urgently needs In our large, overcrowded uni- for the future.

Dr. Kuizenga Lectures A t Pastor's Conference

Biology Club Favors National Fraternity The proposal of the Biology club to join the national Beta Beta Beta fraternity was accepted favorably by the club's members at its February 21st meeting. Qualifications for membership were discussed and consideration was given to the matter of initiations. At the past Monday night's meeting. Dr. Moeryke presented an interesting address on his experiences with cholera and bubonic plague. Dr. Otto Vander Velde, a leading city physician, will be guest speaker at the next meeting of March 28. His topic will be concerned with blood — its historical knowledge and adaptation of principles for present use in the medical profession.

Dr. John E. Kuizenga of the Bible Department spoke at a Presbyterian Pastors' conference on March 1 and 2. This conference was held at Dubuque, Iowa. On the evening of March Ji, Dr. Kuizenga spoke at Sterling, Illinois, He gave an introductory sermon to a series of sermons to be presented during the Lenten season.

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I couldn't help but overhear two professors at Chapel exercises the other morning. It went something like this: Dr. Van Saun: "Can you see all right?" Miss Reeverts: "Yes." Dr. Van S a u n : " I s there a draught on y o u ? " Miss Reeverts: "No." Dr. Van Saun: " I s your seat comfortable?" Miss Reeverts: "Yes." Dr, Van Saun: " E r , — will you change places with m e ? "

A letter addressed to the Students of Hope College was received May 2 from a woman in Starnberg, Germany. She had heard from friends that students from Hope were sending CARE packages to Two Irishmen were using dynaneedy families in Europe. Here is mite in a stone quarry. A f t e r the part of her letter. resulting explosion, only one re"Oh, excuse me if 1 come to you mained. It became his duty to in my great misery. You may beconvey the news to the widow. lieve it is difficult for me to come "Mrs. O'Neil," he began, "Is it to you as a begging woman. But today the man will be calling for 1 know no other way out. a payment on your husband's life For fifteen years my husband insurance?" has been ill. He has a nervous dis"It is t h a t , " agreed Mrs. O'Neil. order. It is so bad that he can't "Then," said the bearer of tidwalk and is confined to a whe»l ings, " T i s yourself that can be chair. Beside this he also has dia- snapping your fingers at him." betes. o 1 have applied to several sources Dr. Hollenbach's little boy was for aid, but have received no help. going up the stairs three steps at 1 am now turning to you with this a time the other night. urgent petition for a little food. It " W h a t ' r e you taking such big is assured that whatever you do strides f o r ? " he asked his son. will be a good work for my husband "To save wearing out the carpet, really needs it, and our Lord will p a ! " reward it to you a thousand times." "Good boy," Dr. Hollenbach said If any students or faculty mem- approvingly, "But don't split your bers know of any other families trousers." who really need help, will they cono tact one of the Adventure Series A Frenchman struggling with Committee. the English language turned to an American friend for counsel. " W h a t , " he asked, "is zee polar bear?" "Polar b e a r ? Why he lives way up north." "But what's he a d o ? " "Oh, he sits on a cake of ice and eats fish." " Z a f settle. I weel not accept!" FOR STUDENTS ONLY "What in the world do you mean you won't a c c e p t ? " "Ah," explained the Frenchman, "I was invite to be a polar bear at a funeral, and I weel not accept." To Sell:—Books o —Clothes

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P r e s . E i c k e l b e r g ' s introduction, Dr. W. Moerdyk, v e t e r a n m i s s i o n a r y to A r a b i a , delivered a s t i r r i n g mess a g e on t h e mission work g o i n g on in I s l a m . K n i c k e r b o c k e r t h a n k s Dr. Moerdyk f o r his talk, his t i m e and his work. Following the literary meeting, K H N selected six men t o become Knickerbocker pledges. T h e y are R. Gunn, R. H a n d y , R. Davis, D. Hansen, W. S i k k e m a and S. Caldwell. A t the M a r c h 4 m e e t i n g , Secret a r y J a c k R y s k a m p led K H N in p r a y e r f o r b r o t h e r E r n e s t Ross, who s u f f e r e d t h e loss of his f a t h e r . J i m W a l t e r b e e k , leading t h e choir, really cleaned up with " D e Bezen." P r o g r a m C h a i r m a n D. J o h n s o n t r e a t e d K H N to w i t n e s s i n g two d o c u m e n t a r y films. The first was evidently one of the first " t a l k i e s . " The second w a s March of Time's, " T h e F r e n c h C a m p a i g n . " Sing practice followed and the m e e t i n g was a d j o u r n e d following a s h o r t business m e e t i n g .

COSMOPOLITAN On F r i d a y evening, F e b r u a r y 25, in the chapel b a s e m e n t , t h e Cosmopolitans s t a g e d a very e n t e r t a i n i n g l i t e r a r y p r o g r a m . The s e r i o u s p a p e r , entitled " T h e H i s t o r y of B a s k e t b a l l , " by J i m P a t t e r s o n , proved most i n t e r e s t i n g . P a u l Kronendonk then sang "The Trump e t e r , " a f t e r which h u m o r o u s Bill M a c K a y p r e s e n t e d a most t h o u g h t p r o v o k i n g p a p e r t i t l e d "The L a u g h s f r o m the Morgue." Tim H a r r i s o n , m a s t e r critic, g a v e his j u d g m e n t on t h e evening's proceedings.

On T h u r s d a y , F e b r u a r y 24, the F r a t e r s held t h e i r a n n u a l Washi n g t o n Day S t a g p a r t y f o r Alumni and a c t i v e members. Due to cens o r s h i p associated with t h i s esoteric p a p e r , an account of t h e S t a g will not be disclosed. Ripley h a s s o m e t h i n g new for his r e p e r t o i r e ! ! He recently received a copy of the G r a a f s c h a a p J o u r n a l with t h e following headline: " F R A T E R S AND E M M I E S HOLD J O I N T M E E T I N G ; NO M I S H A P S — A M A Z I N G ! " The t w o " f r i e n d l y " o r g a n i z a t i o n s held t h e i r m e e t i n g in the F r a t e r n a l club rooms on March 4. T h e room was exceptionally crowded due to a r m e d details of S t a t e Police and National G u a r d s men. All m e m b e r s w e r e compelled to check t h e i r weapons a t t h e door. E m m i e Dean voiced the p r a y e r and respective P r e s i d e n t s exchanged welcomes. A f t e r e x c h a n g e of rolls, E m m i e " U n d e r s h i r t " W i c k e r t led the s o n g f e s t with p a r t i c u l a r e m p h a sis given to the S t a t e of Iowa. F r a t e r K l a a s e n ' s enjoyable serious p a p e r was entitled, " E i n s t e i n ' s Theories." He presented a most comprehensive and i n t e r e s t i n g dissertation. Special music was presented by E m m i e s Rietsma and Kerle. H u m o r w a s then presented by F r a t e r Bud " G y p s y R o s e Lee" Vande W e g e . " A r l e n e ' s " p a p e r was entitled, " M y Mother's Love" or "I W a s n ' t Born, My Mother Knitted Me." F u r t h e r h u m o r was presented by E m m i e s Masse and Colleagues. Upon a d j o u r n m e n t of the m e e t i n g the F r a t e r s concluded that, " t h e y a r e n ' t such bad fellows." Ah, in this Atomic Age a n y t h i n g can happen.

L a s t F r i d a y night, the Cosmos held t h e i r usual meeting. Baseball w a s the topic of J o h n Tien's serious p a p e r . Chip Mulder took the f r a t e r n i t y on a s o m e w h a t extended h u m o r t o u r . Bill Jellema concluded with a fine critics r e p o r t . An election followed the business session. J i m S h r a n e k w a s chosen to wield t h e gavel f o r next t e r m . Dale V a n d e n Brink is the new vicep r e s i d e n t . S e c r e t a r y chosen w a s Gene M a r c u s . Corwin O t t e r heads t h e newly elected office of "Collect o r of I n t e r n a l Revenue."

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Hope To Be Host For Conference Hope College will be host March 25 for the c o n f e r e n c e P r o b l e m s of T r a i n i n g E l e m e n t a r y Teachers. In the a f t e r n o o n , the f a c u l t y will meet with several sup e r i n t e n d e n t s and m e m b e r s of the S t a t e D e p a r t m e n t of Education. A dinner m e e t i n g will be held to which all s u p e r i n t e n d e n t s of schools of W e s t e r n Michigan, community leaders, and s t u d e n t s a r e invited. Mr. P a r t i n g t o n will be c h a i r m a n of the m e e t i n g with Mr. Vanderborgh, Mr. Melville Lubbers, Sup e r i n t e n d e n t of Zeeland schools, Mr. C r a w f o r d , S u p e r i n t e n d e n t of Holland Schools and Dean John W. Hollenbach will be on his committee.

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Miss M a r i a n Van H o m e , secret a r y f o r Y o u n g People's W o r k of t h e R e f o r m e d Church, will speak to t h e YWCA on March 15th conc e r n i n g s u m m e r c a r a v a n i n g . Hope h a s been included in Miss Van H o m e ' s i t i n e r a r y to r e c r u i t young people f o r the C a r a v a n Youth project. She will explain t h i s project a t t h e m e e t i n g and talk individually with those interested. A meeti n g h a s been planned directly following the p r o g r a m a t Gilmore C o t t a g e f o r those who desire more i n f o r m a t i o n . She will also be glad to give w h a t d e t a i l s she can on anap h a s e of g e n e r a l youth work in t h e church. L a s t T u e s d a y , March 8th, the Y.W. m e m b e r s enjoyed a chalk talk given by N o r r i s C. F i s h e r .

Drs. Lubbers, Hollenbach Conduct Class A t MSC Dr. Irwin J . L u b b e r s and Dr. J o h n W. Hollenbach, president and dean of t h e college respectively, travelled to Michigan S t a t e college on F e b r u a r y to meet with a class which is s t u d y i n g college a d m i n i s t r a t i o n u n d e r t h e direction of Dr. G e o r g e A n g e l . Associate P r o f e s s o r Madrid is a m e m b e r of the class. In the evening, both Hollenbach and L u b b e r s lead a discussion on p r o b l e m s of f a c u l t y appointment, tenure, advancement a n d personnel work in a liberal a r t s college.

At t h e i r m e e t i n g of March 7th, in the Van Raalte lounge, the Spanish Club f e a t u r e d a p r o g r a m of Spanish dances. For the prog r a m Gladys Avakian p e r f o r m e d several S p a n i s h dances. T h e r e was also a p a p e r read on Spanish dances, followed by g r o u p singing. The club took a visual t r i p to Spain at the previous meeting via Mr. Van P e r n i s ' movies of his experiences. &SSSSSSSSSSS&SSSSSSSSS&




"Willie, t h e S h a k e . " " T h e T r o u b a d o u r s , " Dee F r e y l i n g , M a r y Coffee, Miis Emma Reerert*, dpan of girli, operates levera in the cab of the O l g a Kilian, R u t h Koop, B a r b a r a Mtram shovel for the first scoop of earth excavated for the neic tcomens K e r r , R u t h Kroes, J e a n V e r Beek dormitory; assisting her is Peter Hart of Zeeland, operator of the crane. directed by Betty Cookman, g a v e The ground'hreakinn ceremonies, attended by a crotcd of 500, were us music " A s You Like I t " — it held Monday afternoon, February 21. said on the p r o g r a m . But you'd a g r e e — v a r i e t y is the spice of life, and it was different.

On Building Dormitories

In this " s o m e t h i n g f o r n o t h i n g " era, the s t o r y of w h a t is h a p p e n i n g a t Wilmington, Ohio, is like a b r e a t h of f r e s h air. T h e r e a t Wilmington College, as at many others, s t u d e n t s were living in h u t s and shacks, overcrowded and u n c o m f o r t a b l e . The little Quaker school needed a d o r m i t o r y , but it would cost $200,000 a n d the school didn't have the money. It might have gone h u n t i n g f o r a p h i l a n t h r o p i s t . It might have begged f r o m the alumni. It did neither. Faculty and s t u d e n t s decided to do the job themselves. So f a r , since the project was s t a r t e d last Spring m o r e than $50,000 worth of labor h a s been donated. P r e s i d e n t , p r o f e s s o r s , stud e n t s — everybody — a r e p u t t i n g

"All's Well the E n d ' s Well" — t r u e r words were never spoken a s in s p a r e hours digging, p o u r i n g the two sororities found sandconcrete, laying blocks. M a n y have wiches, cookies and Delphi chocoput in 50 to 100 hours, a f e w have late a w a i t i n g t h e m . The meeting put in 300. They get no pay, no was a n y t h i n g but " H a m - l e t " 's have college credit. C o n t r i b u t i o n s of more! m a t e r i a l s have been volunteered. Business men f r o m the t o w n now a r e pitching in, and occasionally s t u d e n t s from o t h e r schools. Said y o u t h f u l P r e s i d e n t Samuel D. Marble: " E v e n a football vict o r y couldn't do more t o develop T h r o u g h a proposal made to the college spirit." American Educational T h e a t r e AsMany of the s t u d e n t s will never sociation by the National Broadlive in the d o r m i t o r y . T h e y will be c a s t i n g Company, a n unusual opg r a d u a t e d before it is completed. p o r t u n i t y h a s been extended to But they are building f o r the P a l e t t e and Masque, and o t h e r colfuture. lege d r a m a t i c s g r o u p s , to present

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The f r e s h m e n girls have c a u g h t s p r i n g f e v e r f o r a p a r t y is in the air. This p a r t y is to be held the later p a r t of April. No one knows where it will be yet, b u t r u m o r s a r e flying t h a t it will not be in They aren't a s k i n g f o r every- to t h e American public the work Holland. Sing practice has been in progt h i n g on a silver p l a t t e r . They in t h e a t r e being done by schools r e s s now f o r quite a while and if a r e n ' t w a i t i n g f o r George to do it. all over t h e c o u n t r y . This proposal one listens in he can h e a r a bit — G. R. H e r a l d . involves the p r e se n t a t i o n t h r o u g h of h a r m o n y here and t h e r e . Hontelevision on a national network of distinctive productions of college estly t h o u g h , the blend of voices is and university t h e a t r e . N.B.C. will good and w e ' r e sure to put up stiff pay all expenses of the p r o g r a m s competition a t the All College which will be broadcast f r o m the Sing.


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Sorosis and Delphis g a t h e r e d a t D o r i a n s and T h e t a s g o t in a hud8:00 o'clock in t h e chapel b a s e m e n t dle F r i d a y evening t o c e l e b r a t e t h e t o learn, laugh a n d linger on t h e i r )irthday of t h e f a m o u s A m e r i c a n football coach, K n u t e Rockne. Footaspiration—or despiration—Willie ball f e l l o w s h i p was conducted by S h a k e s p e a r e . Connie H i n g a and rudy K l o s t e r m a n . Football F o r A m y Koning expressed t h e f e e l i n g s malities ( a b i o g r a p h y of Rockne) of all in " W e ' r e glad w e ' r e h e r e " was p r e s e n t e d by M a r y Voskuil. ootball Follies by B e t t y H a r r i s g r e e t i n g s . S c r i p t u r e was read, " A s you will," by Dot Milne. Evie V a n had us all laughing over t h e misD a m took over f r o m t h e r e a n d l o r t u n e s of a football s p e c t a t o r , " M e a s u r e for M e a s u r e " t r a c e d and a f e w Football F a c t s ( a bit of news), w a s presented by M a r y Will's life f r o m s t a r t to finish. "Much Ado About N o t h i n g " t u r n e d Kooyers. Following t h i s we had a o u t to be definitely so m e t h i n g in typical football day f e a s t of hot t h e f o r m of M a r t y Debbink's h u m o r dogs, cokes, and ice c r e a m . Meeting p a p e r , in which s h e let us in on was a d j o u r n e d for b e t t e r football t h e s y s t e m a t i c procedure to study days n e x t Fall.

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W L Pet. P F PA Fraters 7 2 .778 316 220 Knicks 2 8 .200 209 373 Indies 7 2 .778 267 242 6 3 .667 313 233 Emmies 1 9 .100 203 385 E m m i e s Knicks 5 4 .556 271 266 Arcadians 1 8 .111 229 307 T h e Cosmos w r a p p e d up the "B" Cosmos 1 8 .111 221 349 league crown w i t h a convincing 44The final t h r e e g a m e s of the " A " 20 win over t h e second place F r a t league schedule were set back ers. T h e Cosmos led all t h e way a s week because of the Hope-Calvin t h e i r complete domination of t h e g a m e last week Wednesday. Previboards proved the deciding f a c t o r . ous to this, t h e Knicks r a n their Becksfort led t h e w i n n e r s with 16 winning s t r e a k to f o u r by knocking points. W i t h the c h a m p i o n s h i p off the league leading I n d e p e n d e n t s sewed up, the Cosmos ended the 37-34. The Knicks j u m p e d to season with a 36-25 victory over 12-4 lead in t h e first q u a r t e r and the Arcadians. The Cosmos led by held a slim 17-13 half t i m e advanonly two points at the half. tage. De Groot of the Indies opened The F r a t e r s ended t h e season the second half with t w o quick with an easy 50-30 g a m e with the buckets to tie t h e score. F r o m then S e m i n a r y . The half time count w a s on the Knicks, led by Hill's 10 sec23-7. In their o t h e r g a m e the Sems ond half points, pulled steadily w e r e upset by the Knicks. Here away. again they had trouble h i t i n g durT h i s d e f e a t dumped t h e Indies ing the first half and trailed 17-6 into a first place tie with t h e F r a t a t one time. The final count was ers who trounced the Cosmos 59-18. 28-24. Kalsbeek, F r a t e r center, led the The A r c a d i a n s jumped to an 8-0 f r e e scoring a f f a i r with 17 points. lead over the E m m i e s in the first The Indies and F r a t e r s meet in the q u a r t e r and t h e n h u n g on for a final g a m e of t h e season which will slim 32-28 t r i u m p h . Baskin and amount to a championship play-off. Van Heest led the w i n n e r s with 10 The winner will meet the Cosmo and 9 points. T h e E m m i e s closed " B " team f o r the all-school chamtheir season by b r e a k i n g into the pionship. winning column a g a i n s t t h e Knicks. The E m m i e s remained in third The score was 32-22. In t h e i r preplace by d r u b b i n g the A r c a d i a n s vious meeting t h e Knicks had won 44-24. Decker added 15 points to by the same score. his league leading total. The Cosmos dominated the staLEADING SCORERS tistics in the " B " league. T h e y TP FT FG 134 scored the most points f o r the sea- D e c k » r , E m m i f i 1H 53 81 18 Indies S4 son with 453. T h e i r d e f e n s e was FDei e l dGhroouotte,, K 85 23 nicks 31 77 5 best, allowing only 205 points. In- S l i k k e n . F r a t e r s 38 74 12 Visser, F r a t e r s 31 dividual scoring honors w e n t to M e e n g s , K n i c k s S8 « 30 «7 19 24 Cosmo Bob Becksfort with 174. The B o e r m a n . E m m i e s 49 9 Mall, Arcadians 20 46 8 Cosmos scored the most points in V i s s c h e r . F r a t e r s 19 43 7 De Y o u n g . A r c a d i a n s 1H one g a m e : 62 a g a i n s t the Emmies. M o e r l a n d . C o s m o s 43 9 17 The best defense for one g a m e goes O to the A r c a d i a n s who held the E m m i e s to only 7 points.

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With t h e basketball season over, we poked a r o u n d in the score book to find out what t h e boys had done a s a t e a m and individually. The team scored 993 points in 17 g a m e s for an offensive a v e r a g e of about 58'/i p o i n t s per g a m e . T h i s included 404 field goals and 185 f r e e throws. T h e " F T M " column in the scoring box shown on t h e p a g e r e p r e s e n t s " F r e e T h r o w s Missed." This made the t e a m p e r c e n t a g e on f r e e t h r o w s 53.27r. Vande W e g e had t h e highest individual percentage h i t t i n g 6 5 ^ .

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Hoppities Hunyaks Eight Balls Hustlers Foulers Hope Ives That looks like a p r e t t y good baseball film t h a t ' s going to be shown Holland H o o p s t e r s in the chapel next Wednesday. It should be i n f o r m a t i v e despite the Sorry Sights r e m a r k s o m e loyal Chicago f a n made, " W h a t do the W h i t e Sox know about baseball." " B " League




There a r e f o u r s p o r t s l e f t : baseball, t r a c k , golf, and tennis. I t ' s h a r d to say which one of t h e s e is least predictable. The only t h i n g c e r t a i n is t h a t Kazoo t a k e s a first in tennis. Hope h a s been a consistent second f o r the last t h r e e y e a r s . Albion is usually a good bet to t a k e t h e t r a c k . All of which proves t h a t t h e r e ' s no telling who's going to win the all-sports t r o p h y .

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to a second, a tie for t h i r d , and a t h r e e way tie for second. Albion and Hillsdale each have 16 points. Hope h a s 10, and A d r i a n 5. v



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Hope s p l i t its t w o - g a m e cross s t a t e t r i p , losing to A l m a and def e a t i n g Michigan N o r m a l . T h e first g a m e , which ended H o p e ' s conference season, w e n t t o A l m a 49-45. T h i s p u t Hope in fifth place in the conference and g a v e A l m a a tie f o r second. On t h e f o l l o w i n g n i g h t Hope d e f e a t e d N o r m a l 65-59 in a tough uphill b a t t l e . Hope h a d previously b e a t e n Ypsi in t h e Holland Armory. The A l m a g a m e w a s close t h r o u g h o u t . Hope led t h r o u g h all but one m i n u t e of t h e first half. The l a r g e s t lead w a s 18-13. The half t i m e score w a s 23-22, Hope. Hope increased its lead e a r l y in the second half holding 32-25 a n d 3429 a d v a n t a g e s . Then f o r a period of about six m i n u t e s Hope w a s held scoreless while A l m a r a n up fifteen points, m a k i n g t h e score 44-34, Alma. Hope f o u g h t back b u t with a six-point lead and t h r e e m i n u t e s to go A l m a s t a r t e d to stall. T i m e ran out w i t h A l m a leading 49-45.

At Y p s i l a n t i Hope j u m p e d to a 12-4 lead b e f o r e N o r m a l rallied and O p p o n e n t s scored 850 points on Hope g i v i n g them exactly a 50 point Bried def. S t e w a r t 11-5, 11-4. filled the g a p . The r e m a i n d e r of a v e r a g e . Hope's most one-sided victory was the 37 point m a r g i n in 1 D e Wolf def. Silcox 11-4, 11-10. the first half was close, e n d i n g with the second Percy J o n e s g a m e . T h e l a r g e s t m a r g i n of d e f e a t w a s only T o u s s a i n t def. S t e w a r t 11-2, 11-2. Hops behind 31-29. Midway t h r o u g h points. Hope lost 7 g a m e s by a total of 22 points. The highest score Bried def. Drake 11-8, 11-6. the second half Ypsi had built its in one g a m e was 75 points a g a i n s t Albion. The opponents highest I lead to 48-41. Some t i m e l a t e r they Mixed Doubles S t a n d i n g s score was 65 by A l m a in a g a m e which Hope won 74-65. still led 59-54. N o r m a l f a i l e d to w L The most points any player scored in one g a m e was 20. B u t e r did score for the r e m a i n d e r of the g a m e 3 0 it against Alma and V a n d e W e g e a g a i n s t G r a n d Rapids J . C. The H o u t m a n and Hill 1 0 as Hope put in 11 more p o i n t s for most field goals in one g a m e w a s 8 by Buter, Vande Wege, and Muys1 the 65-59 win. Mulenberg and H o f f m a n . •> keins. T h e most f r e e t h r o w s was 7 by Yonker a g a i n s t Alma. He also 1 2 Jackson a g a i n led the scorers Post and Schippers missed 7 t h a t game. 1 2 with 25 points. Hope c e n t e r s al mo s t Baker and Brieve 1 ) 1 matched him, however. Paul MuysF r e y l i n g and Campbell We were not able to g e t hold of the final s u m m a r y of the ten high kens put in 12 points t h e first half scorers in the M I A A . It was officially announced t h a t W a l t e r s of PING P O N G and J u n B r e m e r took over and Kazoo won with 150 points. Vande Wege was second with 143. I t h i n k added 11 m o r e the second half. F r i d a y ' s results. Boucher of A l m a took t h i r d with 140 and B u t e r w a s f o u r t h with 132. Hezinger def. S t e w a r t 21-7, 21-7. A L M A BOX S C O R E With t h r e e s p o r t s out of seven finished Alma is ahead in the race FG F T TP for the M I A A all-sports t r o p h y . A first in football, a second in cross- Hezinger def. V a n d e r W e r p 21-12, A L M A (49) Budge, f 3 4 10 21-9. Drake def. Bried 21-18, 22-20, country and a t h r e e - w a y t i e for second in b a s k e t b a l l (point equivalent Carey, f 2 1 5 22-20. Thibedeau, f 0 3 6 of third p l a c e ) , gives t h e m 24 points. Kazoo is second with 19, t h a n k s

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Hope's basketball team ended its season by d r o p p i n g a h e a r t b r e a k e r , 49-46, to Calvin a t the Burton gym in Grand Rapids. This loss gave Hope a record of 10 wins and < losses for the season. It was Hope's first loss outside of the MIAA since the loss at Monmouth two years ago. It was the first loss to Calvin since the s p r i n g of 1943. World's Largest InstalUrs of Home Heating and The lead changed h a n d s seven times during the first half. Four Air Conditioning Systems points was the most t h a t e v e r sepa r a t e d the t e a m s . Hope led 26-23 at the half. Hope jumped to a 40-29 lead begSSSSSSSSS388SSSSSSSSSSSSS8S8SSS8S8SS8SSSS8SSSS£ fore the collapse b e g a n . D u r i n g the next ten minutes Calvin outscored WE ARE PROUD T O H A V E HOPE COLLEGE Hope 18-3 and led 47-43 with a few minutes to go. Calvin then sucAS OUR NEIGHBORS cessfully stalled out the 49-46 win



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SOFTBALL Softball will begin r i g h t a f t e r S p r i n g Vacation so g e t busy and organize a t e a m . Hand in t h e list along with a t e a m n a m e and captain's n a m e to Miss Van Dommelen or Connie H i n g a not l a t e r than March 13. Each t e a m should have at least twelve p l a y e r s to allow f o r absences and s u b s t i t u t i o n s .

Athletic Dpt. Plans Baseball Farm Film T h e college athletic d e p a r t m e n t is sponsoring a baseball film entitled "Down on t h e F a r m . " It is a Chicago W h i t e Sox minor league baseball film. I t will be shown on March 16 a t 7:30 P.M. in t h e " Y " room of the chapel. The film is in technicolor with n a r r a t i o n by S p o r t s Announcer Bob Elson. T h e showing will t a k e a b o u t 35 m i n u t e s and will be preceded by a 10-minute talk by General M a n a g e r Bill Hayes of t h e Muskegon Clippers. The p i c t u r e is a new r e l e a s e f o r 1949 and h a s a l r e a d y been shown with g r e a t success in t h e Chicago a r e a a n d in several places in Muskegon. Anyone on the c a m p u s who wishes to see t h i s picture m a y do so next W e d n e s d a y n i g h t . W o m e n as well as men have been encoura g e d to a t t e n d .


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