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Hope College Anchor

S I SEE I By KENNETH HONHOLT

As we A m e r i c a n s look a t LIII-13 t h e w a r situation in E u r o p e t h e outlook f o r an early peace seems to be g e t t i n g m o r e a n d more remote. Each side seems determined to c a r r y t h e w a r to an end, and it now is a question of which can hold out longer.

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

Blue Key's 1940 G i f t to College

Grad* Schools Extend Awards In Four Fields

Colleges Hit By Chicago Prof

NEGOTIATED PEACE NOT POSSIBLE Both Great Britain and France want this w a r to end in a decisive victory and not in a negotiated peace (an attitude which can be easily understood). The t r e a t y of Versailles was signed before the people of Germany realized that their army had been defeated. Now Hitler and his aides point to the unfair t r e a t m e n t of Germany b> the treaty. If peace could be negotiated tomorrow, the German people twenty years from now would be raising the same cry: that they were treated unfairly. The one g re a t objective of Germany is to dominate Europe. The only terms on which she could afford to make peace would be those which would leave her in fuli control of the continent of Europe. The idea that her people have been t a u g h t to believe is that a certain race is superior in every way to other races, and that t h a t race, therefore, is entitled to special rights and advantages. Civilized peoples had gone a long way towards ridding their thinking of this idea when Hitler revived it with his Nordic myth. T . S. P R E S S U R E GROUPS F A I L All around us we see a steady p r e s s u r e of propaganda being brought to bear upon the people of this country in an effort to divide it into antagonistic racial groups. So far, the common sense of the American people has resisted these efforts to stir up racial prejudices. It is hard to see how we, as a democratic country, could gain anything by taking an active part as a fighting force in this war. There is no point in any nation's going to war unless it stands in danger of losing something precious by not fighting or gains something by fighting. England and France are both receiving a great deal of help, in the way of munitions and airplanes, from America. If Germany could come and get war materials and pay cash for them we would have to do the same with her. However, it is impossible for her to do t h a t ; but, with characteristic German logic, the Germans are accusing America of discriminating against them.

Hinkamp, Denekas, Cordes, Becksfort And Alumnus Van Eck G e t Grants From Country's Leading Universities

Such Liberal Arts Trainings Termed

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Five m a j o r scholarships and a s s i s t a n t s h i p s have been awarded to Hope scholars within t h e past weeks, it was officially announced t h i s week by d e p a r t m e n t a l heads. Announcem e n t of 1940 scholastic a w a r d s continues t h e p a s t record of Hope in sending more t h a n one-third of its s t u d e n t s into t h e

Colleges attached to large universities a r e failing almojt completely to give t h e i r students a liberal education. Mortimer J . Adler, professor at t h e University of Chicago, told a meeting of the S t u d e n t council's committee on Liberal Education at H a r v a r d university recently. Adler did not except Chicago from his radical criticism of the university-college s y s t e m , a n d stated that almost everything for which Chicago is famous, including the survey course system, was an educational failure. His attack on the present set-up hit mainly the narrow and unreal division of subjects into departpartments, the bad effects of close relations between the post-graduate and undergraduate sections on the liberal arts college, and the "research" criterion for academic promotion. The necessity of early and frequent scholarly publication was making the supposed teacher a mere specialist, he said. Lauds St. Johns Claiming that students who finish the "introductory g e n e r a l " courses at Chicago h&ve at best a "superficial i n d o c t r i n a t i o n " in courses' contents, Adler remarked that the five courses advocated by the Student council to give a "common content" to education at Harvard would turn into reading courses, similar to the St. John's " g r e a t books" plan, if the ideals back of them were logically followed out. He sees the departmenSee UNIV. COLLEGES, p. 4

Van Wyk Aims at Campus Projects New Officers, Cabinet Assume Duties Tuesday

Defining the aims of YM as twofold, Gordon Van Wyk, newly elected V prexy, told The Anchor that next year's organization would SHOULD STAY OUT seek first to present "worth-while inspirational meetings" and second, OF E U R O P E If Germany should win the war. to "initiate, as in the past, worthwhich is not impossible, we might while campus projects." Members of the 1940-41 cabinet find ourselves in trouble (for which Van Wyk announced as: Bob Swart, we might as well prepare). Hut we would lose more than we could pos- deputation; Don Van Dyke, librasibly gain by becoming a belliger- rian; Blase Levai, membership; ent in the present free-for-all, Howard Hoekje, missionary; John which, as I see it, is none of our Westhof, music; Henry Voogd, personal service; Ed Dibble, publicity: affair. Ted Zanstra, social. The recently elected officers and cabinetmen assumed their duties Tuesday evening at the traditional installation service. Herman Luben, Western seminary junior, spoke on the purposes of the Y on campus Voorhees Hall entertained fac- and the responsibilities of being ulty guests Wednesday, April 10. connected with such an organizaa t its spring birthday dinner. Ely- tion. nor Spaan, Grand Rapids, senior, acted as general chairwoman of the social event while Evelyn MacCallum, Grand Rapids, f r e s h m a n , was in charge of the program and Edith Klaaren, Chicago, freshman, took care of the dining room decorations. Miss Metta J . Ross, instructor of Faculty guests included Prof, English, spent her spring vacation and Mrs. Albert Timmer, Prof, and Mrs. Clarence Kleis, Prof, and Mrs. in Chicago attending dramatic perPaul Hinkamp, Prof, and Mrs. formances, two of which starred Oscar Thompson, Miss Caroline Helen Hayes and Paul Muni. « • • Hawes, Miss Mildred Schuppert. Nothing like spending spring vaand Dr. Teunis Vergeer. cation in the South, according to Birthday Gals Eddie De Pree, F r a n k Lokker, and Dormites celebrating birthdays Morrie Tardiff, who enjoyed the were Miss Elizabeth F a y e Connor, drawl of those Knoxville, Tenn., Lorraine Timmer, Emilia Moncada, belles. Olive Van Eenwyk, Mildred Dek* * ker, Marcella Potter, Winifred RaBob Verburg, Holland junior, is meau, Marion Fisher, Betsy Race, always sticking his finger in someAnne De Young, Marjorie Clark, t h i n g . . . or should we say his Kay Marcley, Joyce White, F a n n y elbow? His latest was an explosion De Kleine, Marthene Van Dyke, in chem. lab. Helen Van Kooy, Louise Becker, • • • Betty Vyverberg, Ruth Stegenga, Dr. J a m e s W a r n e r has been Bertha Vis, Morrell Webber, Ber- elected secretary of the language nice Freligh, Ruth Stryker, Mary and literature section of the MichiLouise T a l m a n , and Ruth De gan Academy of Sciences, Art, and Young. Letters.

25 Birthday Dormites Feted With Faculty

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A r r a n g e m e n t s f o r an ornamental arch to be placed over the two brick columns at t h e College avenue e n t r a n c e of t h e college were completed t h i s week by a Blue Key committee under t h e chairmanship of E d w i n Luidens, Rochester, New York, senior. The $104 project is one of the g i f t s to t h e college by this year's local Blue Key chapter. In presenting the college with this campus improvement. Blue Key

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Milton Denekas, of Pekin, 111., will do work in organic chemistry, Don-

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presented the foundation for such a sign and will be suitably reconditioned to meet the requirements of the ornamental arch, they said. Luidens stated that Haven-Busch Co. of Grand Rapids plans to complete installation of the arch by the second week in May. The letters will be of polished bronze and the iron griliwork will be finished with black enamel.

Howard Becksfort, of Holland will

Play Publicity Plans Queen and Court Are Completed Chosen Last Night Rehearsals Scheduled; Stage Aides Chosen

May Day Committees Report Plan Progress

J a y Kapenga, business manager Completion of May day plans and of the senior play, announced Wed- schedules was announced this week nesday. April 10, that final plans f o r by Althea Raffenaud, general chairadvertising, ticket sale and distri- woman for the traditional event. bution, and other essentials were Last night in Voorhees hall over completed during s p r i n g vacation. thirty junior women paraded bePlay Chairman Don Poppen re- fore judges in competition for ports that regular rehearsal ses- queen of the campus. sions are in action. Betty Van PutUnder the supervision of Genne ten and Virginia Ellison have been Xafe, queen selection chairman, placed in charge of "foundation ' three out-of-town judges voted on make-up" and Martha M o r gan the girls: Mrs. Chartier, Miss Esheads the costuming department. ther Anderson, and Miss Jane PhilTickets Forty Cents lips, all of Grand Rapids. Identity The entire class, marshalled into 1 of queen and court selection will groups of fifteen, headed by as 1 not be revealed until the coronamany leaders, will receive tickets : tion. selling at f o r t y cents each shortly.] Novel Stunt Promised Several minor changes have been I Publicity Heads Rose Teninga made in the cast, due primarily, to and Robert Bonthius, promise a the inability of those originally novel stunt for advertisement. Only See PLAY BUSINESS, p. 1 revelation has been the statement that "Someone beside the queen will be crowned."

Pennings Voted Pi Kap Prexy Wednesday Night

Following the formal initiation of thirteen new members into Pi Kappa Delia Wednesday, April 10, Anthony Pennings, junior, was elected to head the local chapter of the campus speech organization next year. Meeting in the Emeisonian house, the honorary forensicsociety elected the following o t h e r officers for the coming school y e a r : vice-president, Mary Ruth Jacob?; secretaiy-treasurer, Charles Stopples; debate managers, Ruth S t r y ker and Anthony D y k s t i a ; publicity managers, Edith Rameau and Edgar Dibble. The thirteen nccphites taken into the society on Wednesday w e r e : Norma Becksfort, Alice Bosch. Betty Daugherty, Mary Felter, Nina Fopma, Peggy Hadden, Corrine Poole, Winnefred Rameau, Alma Stegenga, Ruth Stryker, Edgar Dibble, Anthony Dykstra and Blase Levai. The newly elected officers will be formally installed at the s p r i n g banquet on May 6.

Voorheesites Have Gay Vacation The ten girls who stayed at t h e dormitory during vacation had a f a r from dull time. Besides having 11 o'clock permission every n i g h t , Miss Lichty gave a midnight spread f o r the girls and their guests. Remaining in Holland were; Bonnie Bosch, Norma Becksfort, Eloise and Nancy B o y n t o n , Mae Clonan, Martha Morgan, Mary Louise Talman, Lenore Vandermade, Ruth Van Popering, Betty Van Putten, and Dorothy Zimmerman.

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officials pointed to the long stand-

General Chairwoman Raffenaud stated that inter-class athletic activities for women will be held in the morning. The inter-fraternity meet will be held in the afternoon under the supervision of Robert Powers, Alhambra, Cal., senior. The WAL will present all athletic awards, as in the past.

Hope C W L Host To Calvin in 2-Day Conference Here Tomorrow and S u n d a y

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Future of Hope Subject of Editorial Series Beginning with today's issue. The Anchor f e a t u r e s a series of guest editorials written by prominent alumni of Hope college. First view is t h a t of Mr. Henry Geerlings. m a y o r of the City of Holland for m a n y years and alumnus of the class of '88. In succeeding issues the paper plans to contact men of Hope throughout the country for their views. Present list of names includes men f r o m all walks of life and all sections of the country. Aim of the guest series is to g a t h e r opinions of these men on the general question of their aspirations for Hope college in the fut u r e ; needs and possibilities of the college; or their message to college youth. o

study medicine. Hinkamp's stipend of $450 plus tuition, laboratory and breakage fees, received for his services as an assistant, will give him the opportunity to study for one year at Ohio S t a t e university at Columbus, Ohio. He will teach eight hours per week. Chem and Business Denekas, who will be occupied in research work r a t h e r than teaching, will receive $500 and his tuition. He will study under Dr. Wellman at Western Reserve university in Cleveland, Ohio. The regents' scholarship of the University of Michigan, which is annually awarded to the Hope senior who, in the estimation of a facculty committee, most deserves the award, was this y e a r presented to Cordes, third r a n k i n g senior. He will use his stipend of $400 in the pursuit of f u r t h e r study in business administration.

Math and Medicine Tulane university in New Orleans, La., has awarded an assistantship in mathematics with a g r a n t of $300 plus tuition f o r two years to Becksfort. He will assist for five hours per week, and will be allowed to carry nine hours of graduate work in addition. A $500 assistantship at the University of Michigan medical school has been awarded to E d w a r d Van Eck, Hope alumnus. Since his graduation, Van Eck has been employed in a health laboratory in Alabama. Perusal of the college records Mr. Paul Brouwer, personnel di- of the four seniors called to gradurector of the college, stated recent- ate schools reveals well-rounded ly that a decision has been made See SCHOLARSHIP, p. 3 to consider need, academic ability and character in awarding scholarships to high school graduates. Albion Team Wins Formerly the school has awarded Neutrality Debate scholarships to high school seniors On First Forensic Day purely on the basis of their scholastic standing. Climaxing the forensic year on Students interested in applying this campus, Hope debated Albion for the scholarships may obtain apover neutrality on the first annual plication blanks f r o m the office. Forensic day, March 27, to lose by Applications must be filed with the a one-to-two vote of the three registrar, who will submit them to Western State Teachers college a faculty committee for a final de- judges. cision. College students now holding The winners, Tom Brock and Lesscholarships must make application lie Fleming of Albion, upheld the in the near f u t u r e for their reaffirmative side, advocating isolanewal. tion. Robert Bonthius, Pasadena, Cal., senior, and Anthony D y k s t r a , Orange City, Iowa, junior, took the negative f o r Hope. o — A f t e r two weeks of illness, Dr. Edward Dimnent has returned to How would you like to be able his classes.

Changes Are Announced in Scholarship

at an inspirational conference to be held in Holland. Albert Van Dyke, Chicago senior, is in charge of the event with the help of Committee members Nelvie Vanderbilt, Eloise Boynton, and Bill Miller. Built around the theme, "Ye Are to play a season-full of golf for My Witnesses," the following proa dollar? Well, t h a t ' s practically gram was announced by Chairman w h a t Blue Key members are offerVan Dyke this week: ing Hope students beginning thif Pieters, Welmers Talk week! S a t u r d a y at 2:30, registration in In order t o raise money f o r anWestern seminary chapel; Rev. o t h e r g i f t to the college and also Walters speaking on "Gall to Wit- to give all you golfers and wouldness," with Hope's f r e s h m a n trio be golfers a swell opportunity to furnishing the music. S a t u r d a y a t s a v e money Blue Key is selling 6, banquet in F i r s t Reformed Student Memberships to t h e Holchurch at fifty cents a plate; Dr. land Country club a g a i n this year. Albertus P i e t e r s speaking on the Privilege of the card's owner is topic, "Experiences of a Witness." to play all t h e golf he or she w a n t s Sunday a t 9 in the morning, de- t h e rest of t h i s school year a n d in votional meeting in F i r s t Reformed t h e fall a g a i n when school opens church with Calvin group in charge. until the w e a t h e r prohibits. Sunday a t 2:30, meeting in the Memberships may be purchased Western seminary chapel with from any Blue Key member or Prof. T h o m a s E. Welmers speaking from any sorority president for one on t h e subject, "The Message of a stone. Blue Key must sell one hunWitness"; a Hope CWL mixed dred to make the country club's quartette will sing. offer hold.

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Band Plans Concert, Tulip Time Parades Plans for Tulip Time parading and a Spring concert of classical music are being made by the Hope college band under Director Comie Steketee of Holland, and alumnus of the class of '39. As the band is anxious to make a big splash Tulip Time, Director Steketee asks for the full cooperation of all campus instrumentalists. Regular rehearsals are held on Monday a n d Wednesday afternoons at 4 o'clock in the chapel basement "If you own a horn, play a horn, or can borrow a horn, come out to Monday's rehearsal," Steketee urges. Hope Chemistry club met on Wednesday, April 3.


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CMICMO • aOSTON • LOO ASSILIS • SAB fSASCIOCO Mail subscriptions, one dollar per y e a r Address — T h e Anchor, Hope College, Holland, Michigan. Telephone 9436. Editor-in-chief Associate E d i t o r . . . EDITORIAL STAFF

W e ' r e a bit t i r e d of t a l k i n g vacation w h e n we w e r e so c o n s t r u c t i v e and e v e r y o n e else had such a good t i m e . . . b u t t h e n . . . w e w e r e e n l i g h t e n e d to t h i s . . . t h a t a t leairt one Kobert H. Bonthius y o u n g m a n on the c a m p u s w a s n ' t quite s u r e who t h e c a m p u s F r i t z Bertsch queen is . . . should we let him in on a secret t h a t e v e r y o n e else k n o w s . . it seems t h a t a c e r t a i n M r . D y k s t r a h a s a f a c u l t y f o r

F r i t z Bertsch, Doug MacDonald, Don Sager t a l k i n g himself into t h i n g s very Eddie Dibble speedily. . . Ed Clonan botched his Genne N a f e v a C 3 t i o n U p f didn't h e ? . . . w e ' r e a Blase Levai, F o r r e s t Prindle, Alma Weeldreyer ^ ^ ^ these people who know P a u l Brouwer too m a n y a n s w e r s in the classroom ^ , n 4i Rose TeninKU, Teddy Meulendyke, Loin J a n e Kronemeyer, Ruth Van Popering, uetty and not enough out . . . Van Putten. Don Saner. Edith Rameau, Ken Fopi>en. Jean VN if.fmt ier. Marthene Rube B a r r y must be g e t t i n g exVan Dyke. Carl Van HartHveidt. John Westhof. Grovene Dick, Dorothy Curtis, Nancy perience f o r becoming a g l a m o u r Hoynton, Ruth Stryker. Evelyn MacCallum. Wilfrid Hnsbrouck. boy . . . who w a s the girl t h a t adFreshman Reporters Mary J a n e Raffenaud. Alvin Schutmaat, Les Lami>en, Winifred Rameau. Jeanne Horton. mitted to a red rinse and also t h a t W i t h Klaaren. Florence Dykema. she reminded hersetf of s o m e t h i n g the cat d r a g g e d i n ? . . . P e t e r MANAGERIAL STAFF Business M a n a g e r A! Van Dyke H a m e l ' s a r t work in Miss Ross' Circulation M a n a g e r K a y Marcley room persuaded a couple s t u d e n t s Lois Heinrichn, Helen Leslie. Louise Keeker. Jean Ruiter. Mildred Slelma. Irma to visit a r t m u s e u m s in two differStoppels. ent metropoli . . . the long and Mr Editorials and feature articles express the views of the writer. Then the short of it was t h a t one of Miss Lichty's passengers became make no claim of representing official Hope College opinion. the g u e s t of a n o t h e r in the eventualities of the first vacation weekend in Detroit. . . . K a t h r y n I'ieper h a s a different sort of face . . . at least we like it No one can be a leader unless he can sell himself to o t h e r s . IS T h u r s t o n R y n b r a n d t f r o m T h i s can be done only t h r o u g h a developed personality. Such

News Editors S p o r t s Editor Feature Editor Headlines F a c u l t y Adviser Special R e p o r t e r s —

Geerlings Urges Four Things

a p e r s o n a l i t y embodies basic qualities which need to be cultiv a t e d and s t r e n g t h e n e d . T h e first of t h e s e qualities is vitality. T h i s is a combination of physical e n e r g y and m e n t a l a l e r t n e s s . I t includes both physical and moral e a r n e s t n e s s and e x p r e s s itself in a v i b r a n c e of voice, b r i g h t n e s s of eye, decisiveness of movem e n t . It depends in large m e a s u r e on physical and mental fitness, and it involves a conscious e f f o r t to t h r o w t h e total self into Bright Eyes and Smile t h e activity of t h e m o m e n t . A second q u a l i t y is emotionalReal Factors in Life ity. The one w h o m people like is t h e one who likes people. If an individual likes people and believes in t h e m t h e y will find it out, t h o u g h he m a y say little a b o u t i t . F o r t h e e x p r e s s i o n o f a n e m o t i o n b r i n g s OU

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according to one Van Vleckite this contest for the queenship of the campus would have been avoided if they'd just taken his advice and adjudged his girl as he does . . . He Made a Ring Is A r t Kronemeyer t h e victim of an a l r e a d y receding hairline . . . just a passing thought t h a t it m u s t be nice to have someone mold a silver r i n g f o r one and with one's own initials hand carved on it . . . four co-eds in the persons of RuthieT Helen," Margaret," Phyll'.. 'lis a Sim- a n ( | ^ a r y bade adieu to Mich-

ilar emjbtion in o t h e r s . It is a f a c t of common experience t h a t smiles beget smiles, h a p p i n e s s b e g e t s happiness, a d m i r a t i o n b e g e t s a d m i r a t i o n , and ridicule b e g e t s ridicule. People like us if we like t h e m . No one can w a r m u p to an iceberg. A t h i r d quality is individuality. H u m a n beings a r e intere s t i n g to one a n o t h e r because of t h e i r differences. Those who a r e possessed of t h e m o s t d i f f e r e n c e s are t h e leaders (pro-

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By BETTY V A N P U T T E N and D O N SAGER — SP — We went brotno for ajrring vac, too. Boy! was that a washout! - S P It's a steal, but have you heard the latest definition of a moron? — SP — SYLLOGISM PER ARISTOPHANES:

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STUDENTS DESIRING All s t u d e n t s desiring renewal of their NY A g r a n t must fill out blanks, which m a y be obtained in t h e office, it h a s been announced by P r o f . Clarence Kleis, NYA director. the lake to t a k e care of Milwaukee f o r the first week-end of vacation . . . all those girlft who p r o f e s s e d to h a v e the m u m p s f o r a f e w e x t r a d a y s ' vacation didn't. . . . Alumni Back U. of M.'s vacation sent h o m e these ex-Hopeites: Rod V a n L e u wen. Bill Jacobs, Howdy Shauble, and all those you saw too . . . t h e t e n n i s and golf seasons are g o i n g to revive a lot of s t a g n a n t people, we betcha . . . it's g e t t i n g to be about time f o r the c a m e r a season, too, isn't it . . . Tulip t i m e will be the week a f t e r May 18 . . . until we h e a r d about the Pope and the Archbishop we t h o u g h t this w a s a Dutch Reformed school . . . but we're content to remain with o u r original contention. . . .

T h e r e ' s just one t h i n g we'd like to request while its still not too w a r m : will those h e a l t h y ones please give us weaklings some idea about the t e m p e r a t u r e outside t h e s e fine m o r n i n g s by not going w i t h o u t coats . . . we're not exactly h e a l t h y enough f o r penumonia this y e a r , . . . . too and e a r l y in the morning„ we're sleepy to m a k e decisions f o r ourigan's shores and s t e a m e d a c r o s s selves.

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vided these differences a r e n o t eccentricities or defects). An i d i o t is d i f f e r e n t f r o m m o s t p e o p l e , but he has not t h e r e f o r e a s t r o n g e r p e r s o n a l i t y , a n d h e is n o t a l e a d e r . Develop individuality. T h e f o u r t h q u a l i t y t o b e c u l t i v a t e d is s p i r i t u a l i t y . T o b e

Dear E d i t o r : Does V fulfill its purpose on Hope's c a m p u s ? I^et us r e m e m b e r t h a t Hope's Y faces a different situation here t h a n

spiritually minded m e a n s to have Individuality and Not a mind and to use it to such good e f f e c t t h a t t h e m a t e r i a l t h i n g s of life t a k e t h e i r p r o p e r place in t h e Idiocy Underscored b a c k g r o u n d . He who is possessed of s p i r i t u a l i t y e x a l t s mind over m a t t e r and lives in t h e realm of t h e spirit w h e r e m a t e r i a l t h i n g s a r e only incidental. He lives a life t h a t is genuinely religious. F o r t h o s e who a r e d e p e n d e n t upon t h e m a t e r i a l t h i n g s of life f o r h a p p i n e s s will n e v e r be h a p p y . T r u e h a p p i n e s s is possible only to t h o s e who U and h a- v. .e. developed in t h e m s e l v e s scfrAT.fr t r o n g sc pn ii vr ii tt un pa ll an tt tt ii tt uuHd pe *s and K

does a city Y. The letter is challonged by the opportunity to prov ( e for 'i body, mind, and spirit in an environment where any one or m ( ) r e <,f these phases may be badly neftlected. At Hope, however the ^ finds lth area of activity alrcadj deter- Dear E d i t o r : '.i>n •<,'/,K7i,iKii CKt /itihi'/k v'-dO^nxr '/wiKn ouxuiS/n ™ned. Certainly ,n the academic Dr. Slutz' recent visit made a mir !//">.»• azuAr,,! xommnr hn raann'o/ -rcnirnuK atmosphere of a liberal arts college

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has developed a hypercritical, snobbish g r o u p of people who r e f u s e to listen to any but the best a r t i s t s . It is t r u e t h a t the careless and unprepared a r t i s t s deserve no credit. But r e m e m b e r t h a t music does not have to be perfectly p e r f o r m e d in order to be beautiful and to be appreciated. T h e r e is only a small group of people who will ever have

the ability to p e r f o r m flawlessly, W i : W E R E P L E A S E D to learn but this does not mean that they last week t h a t Holland will have alone deserve an audience. the privilege of h e a r i n g some of Some of the early European the finest a r t i s t s in t h e U. S. John symphonies o f t e n gave inferior C a r t e r , f a m o u s tenor, will open p e r f o r m a n c e s ; yet do you supnext y e a r ' s concert series. L a t e r , pose t h a t the audiences did not the Ionian Singers and the K r e u t e r love and enjoy the music? In trio will a p p e a r . Since, in the past, many E u r o p e a n towns today Holland has had, with a few exthere are o p e r a companies ceptions, those a r t i s t s which would which are not of the first rank. not be considered in the "first But the people support them r a n k , " we can consider this a splenand e n j o y t h e m . And who, do did privilege. you think, a p p r e c i a t e s great music more deeply, we or they? But don't you think we should be a bit careful about the attitude we take in regard to these past concerts? I was as pleased as anybody else to learn that we will hear only the best artists from now on, but I couldn't help recalling an opinion which the French writer, Sainte-Beuve, expressed. He wrote; "Nothing is more disgusting than the disdain with which people often treat artists of the second rank, as if there were a place only for those of the first." Few Perform Flawlessly During the past f e w years, it has become increasingly easy for us to hear the very best artists in the world, both because of radio and the greater number of concert courses. But at the same time there

Fooling Ourselves Let us m a k e sure t h a t we fully a p p r e c i a t e the technical and a r t i s tic perfection of the first rank artists before we discredit those of the second r a n k . And although we should a l w a y s t r y to h e a r the best musicians we can, let us never fool ourselves into believing t h a t we a r e too good to listen to those who are not quite so t a l e n t e d . SOME IMPORTANT musical events within the next two weeks: Tuesday, April 16, (in Grand Rapids) Marian Anderson, contralto; Friday, April 19, Albert Spalding, violinist, with the Grand Rapids Symphony. Mr. Osborne announces that the choir will sing in the Central Reformed church of Grand Rapids on April 21.

the mind is being cared for. Interif r a t e rnnmi tyy sports, m ym thee WAA, ggym classes and, of course, the v a r s i t y s ?ports ports _ l , t these h e s e a are r e cc aa t et e r irni lnr g t o — aall the physical. But the spiritual — here is the province of the Y ' s ; hence, they are sponsoring an hour of worship and inspiration each Tuesday night. Initiates C a m p u s Projects But the inspiration of a m e e t i n g must be t r a n s l a t e d into service on the campus. It has always been the

very clearly by a critic w r i t i n g in this column recently: " T h e responsibility rests upon the shoulders of the Y's to develop a more balanced and more inclusive c a m p u s pro-

It's s p r i n g , you dope, elope, don't m o p e ! T h a t ' s logical e n u f ! — SP — We hear that Swart has to come now Webber he likes it or not. - S P It's a steal, but have you heard the latest definition of a m o r o n ? — SP — TV// this, //on puzzle parrots. Make the right fit the left: He'll read this. J . H a r v e y Muller High potentate. Bob P o w e r s Pinch me, I'll wake up. Dean D y k s t r a The face on the floor. Jim A d a m s "I need you now . . . " Bud M o r g a n I hi fortunate traveler. M. L. T a l m a n New shoes, new car, new love. Bill T a p p a n He studied and steadied. Ed Clonan Oh, you Georgia peach! Prof. Lampen She was a bonny lass. Prof. Wolters Speak softly but carry a big stick. P r o f . De G r a a f — SP — De Pree nose that he'll soon be nursed back to normalcy at Michigan. — S P ln p a s s i n g : We wonder how many chapel c u t s W. W. h a s by n o w ? — SP — It's a steal, but have you heard the latest definition of a moron? — SP — S. P. Bureau of Missing P e r s o n s ; Ghandi 4 s h e e t s to t h e wind and all's well. Norman Thomas 3 t i m e s and out. T h e Census T a k e r T h e man who comes around. Richard III C u r r e n t l y a p p e a r i n g on B r o a d w a y . Our Bankroll Mr. Ghost went to town. — SP — After four years here it's plain to see that Michigan has but two kinds of weather: Winter and Autumn. - S P l t ' s a steal, but have you heard the latest definition of a m o r o n ? — SP — Ml'SK ON A RAMPAGE: We used to think we knew we knew, Put now we must confess— The mure we know we know we know We know we know the less. — SP — We can sit back and snicker, for without Reserve, we know t h a t most g r a d u a t e courses are strictly P. G. To prove our point we p r i n t a r e c e n t clipping;

"Prof. Waat dew Y. Aknow recently lectured at Blathcrdash Institute on the advantages of open field P. G. work. He stated that Pursuing gram which will give proper emGigolos is a favorite recreation of phasis to all three sides of the Y some scholarship students." triangle." The purpose of Y is not — SP — to present a balanced program; it . . . Let's hope it's brains over b r a w n ! Our Congrats to all, really. is to balance the present program, — SP — Sincerely, It's a steal, but have you heard the latest definition of a moron? Gordon Van Wyk. Well, here 'tis: fn Atu miUon r-

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.jn(j the W A L , the YWCA and t h e JI XNIIP os AQ J.UPJNOM SIBS iiuijds DIN UI ipiiiM JBUI : MRUINIII N < ) a 0 l V YMCA f o r sponsoring - S P ' 4 4 sponsoring his visit. In the last discussion group. Dr. PARTI\(i SHOT: Nature is wonderful. Did you ever find two lips Slutz expressed the hope t h a t his that wouldn't fit? visit would not be merely a " g a b f e s t , " but t h a t it would produce some action!! T h e Student council, our m o s t r e p r e s e n t a t i v e body, is the logical g r o u p f r o m which such action By R U T H S T R Y K E R should emanate. a m () Dr. Slutz p a r t i c u l a r l y advocated Until now o u r whole outlook on s p r i n g , as f a r as clothes a r e con' f ^ to see campus and stucerne d . h a s been quite, quite uninspired. F o r who can possibly feel t h e <lent needs and to initiate new pro- a social code which would guide t h e g r a m s to fill these gaps. But Y h a s relationships between the men a n d "certain s o m e t h i n g " t h a t s p r i n g should call f o r t h when t h e days a r e carried the burden of sponsoring women of the college. W h y c a n ' t ( ^ a r k a n < 1 gloomy, and the w e a t h e r a l t e r n a t e l y r a i n y and s n o w y ? But n a project only until some more spe- Hope have such a code? o w , with the w e a t h e r a s it should be, a l o n g with t h e w a r m t h cialized organization or group h a s Dutch Treat Any Time and b r i g h t n e s s , comes the desire We believe a social code should f o r those long, cool and r e f r e s h i n g risen up to shoulder the responsi. . . , , . i, , . . L a t e s t flashes have it t h a t t h e s e bility. include, a m o n g other things, s t a t e - 'soft d r i n k s . " And f a l l i n g in with d r i n k s , literally and not figurativeNote these e x a m p l e s : until t h e m e n t s relative to such m a t t e r s a s : the general s e n t i m e n t , the fashion ly, a r e being served a t all the leadStudent council was organized a the propriety of Dutch t r e a t d a t e s e x p e r t s h a v e b r o u g h t out two i n g beauty salons — g i r l s don't decade or so ago, Y sponsored the at a n y time (doesn't the success brand new colors to underscore r u s h ! ' all-col lege b a n q u e t s and parties, of the last s k a t i n g p a r t y demon- either your new or your old n a v y F a s h i o n ' C a s t Unchansed Men's and women's i n t r a m u r a l s t r a t e the popularity of f e m i n i n e blue or black outfit. These a r e the In g e n e r a l , the s p r i n g f a s h i o n s p o r t s had t h e i r inception t h r o u g h i n v i t a t i o n s ? ) ; some restrictions of new " s o f t - d r i n k " colors—pink lem- f o r e c a s t is m u c h the s a m e as b4Y. Before the administration took p e t t i n g ( n e c k i n g ) ; s m o k i n g a n d onade a n d red punch. These s h a d e s f o r e . N a v y blue a n d black hold over these projects, Y served a s a d r i n k i n g ; and the cooperation of are being f e a t u r e d in e v e r y t h i n g t h e i r t r a d i t i o n a l places of h o n o r clearing house f o r student employ- the s t u d e n t body in s u p p o r t i n g all- f r o m suits, blouses, gloves, and with the n e w accents like fluffy ment and offered vocational guid- college mixers. bonnets, to finger-tip and lip t i n t s blouses a n d spicy colors to realty ance to the p r e p and college s t u W e believe t h a t a code embody- —and, incidentally, t h e y are " g u a r - u s h e r in s p r i n g properly dents. Some projects, as f r e s h m a n ing t h e s e principles could be m a i n - anteed to leave you f e e l i n g quite Large brimmed h t orientation, a r e still in Y's hands, tained on our c a m p u s with g r e a t as g a y a n d g i d d y a s ever a cham- in the Lillian R 6 ' ^ , A e e ^ i n ^ a s T h r o u g h o u t the y e a r s a world benefit to all. T h e s t u d e n t body p a g n e cocktail could." bedecked b o n n e t s 8 8 ^ consciousness h a s been fostered on looks to the S t u d e n t council f o r Koeered Does Wonden. ete, fitted and flaA" ctata"!'bn^hi the c a m p u s t h r o u g h t h e mission leadership in t h e m a t t e r . Pink lemonade is a rose pink that accessories — all these klso do drives and t h r o u g h the a p p e a r a n c e S,nCer a b€aUtiful aCCent f o r Lucky Kardux _ P a 8 t e l t h e i r P a r t to insure the success of men a s Dr. Zwemer, Dr. 0f s u c h blues, grey, mauve, rose and beige, the season. Maddaus, Dr. Harrison, Sherwood Donald Cordes Red punch is an exciting roseEddy, and Lowell T h o m a s . T h e Y red, vivid and slightlyAon the raspProf. William Schrier recollaborated w i t h the W A L in conberry hue. And it will do wonders turned to his home in Kalamaducting t h e r e c e n t M a r r i a g e Clinic. for costumes of dark grey, navy Fostered World Conscioufjness zoo for a f e w days d u r i n g blue, sharp yellow, turquoise, or The p r o g r a m of Y w a s defined vacation. black and white.

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Michigan S t a t e a Cappella choir closed t h e lyceum concert s e r i e s T u e s d a y n i g h t A p r i l 9, w i t h a recital of s a c r e d a n d classical selections.

By E D D I E D I B B L E At t h i s t i m e all e v e n t s in the local s p o r t world a r e f u t u r e ones. T h e end of the s p r i n g vacation u s u a l l y m a r k s t h e beginning of serious t r a i n i n g f o r t h e s p r i n g sports. N o t h i n g i m p o r t a n t h a s been done yet, with t h e r e s u l t that t h e r e is very little to be said a b o u t the a p p e a r a n c e , p e r f o r m a n c e , or chances of the various t e a m s . The t e n n i s men will soon be outdoors. T r a c k a n d baseball men who h a v e been p r a c t i c i n g inside will t a k e a little sun, and t h e g o l f e r s will plod t h e local course in rain, snow, mud o r h i g h w a t e r . Coach J a c k Schouten wishes to have his w a r n i n g r e p e a t e d t h a t no m a n will be allowed to enter the distance r u n s in the May day i n t e r - f r a t e r n i t y meet who h a s not trained at least two weeks. Anyone who really expects to m a k e a show should have at least this a m o u n t of training, r e g a r d l e s s of t h e event. Last y e a r ' s o n e - m a n track t e a m and high-point man, Bud F e r r i s , is not here, t h u s m a k i n g it possible f o r the firsts to be b e t t e r d i s t r i b u t e d . F e r r i s m a d e enough points alone to put t h e Knickerbockers in second place, tallying 41 of 43 points f o r his house. Those w h o come t h r o u g h this m e e t with a certain a m o u n t of glory and e n o u g h " o o m p h " to enter another, should m a k e likely deleg a t e s to the MI A A field d a y . With t h e p r e s e n t f a m i n e of t r a c k men a n d f u n d s , m a t e r i a l m u s t be squeezed of its last drop of worth to the school. A s f o r schedules, none h a s been set as yet for the wingfoots. T h e first meet will be held at Kazoo, May 5, less than a week b e f o r e t h e May day here (if you train for t h e May day, you m i g h t just as easily enter t h e meet at Kazoo) but beyond t h a t , nothing definite is scheduled until the Field d a y . The baseball t e a m has no definite schedule. T h e golf t e a m will s t a r t t h e season with Hillsdale t h e r e on May 3, then A l m a here May 10, Albion t h e r e . May 13, Kazoo here May 18, O t t a w a here May 20, and G r a n d R a p i d s J u n i o r some time in this month. The tennis team is m a k i n g matches in the league only, also due to a small amount of finances. May 7, the t e a m will meet A l m a t h e r e May 10, Kazoo t h e r e May 13, Albion here, and May 17 Olivet th ere. Hillsdale and Adrian have not replied.

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vice-presidency and the presidency, while Blue Key loaded him down collegiate activity d u r i n g t h e i r with the m a n a g e r s h i p of the book y e a r s on c a m p u s . s t o r e and F r a t e r n a l elected him to the vice-presidency. H i n k a m p has done o u t s t a n d i n g w o r k on t h e Y cabinet f o r t h r e e T h o u g h he s p e n t his f r o s h and y e a r s , as well as holding the offices soph y e a r s at Antioch college, Denof s e c r e t a r y r t r e a s u r e r and vice- e k a s h a s m a n a g e d in two y e a r s at president in C h e m i s t r y club the Hope to e n g a g e in i n t e r - f r a t e r n i t y p a s t two y e a r s . His clarinet talent t r a c k , two y e a r s of glee club and in the band gave him, in t u r n , the choir, and two of Chemistry club.

Officials of W A L and W A A Chosen for 1940-41 Election of W A L board officers a n d WAA sophomore r e p r e s e n t a tives f o r t h e coming school y e a r were held last T h u r s d a y , March 28. Those chosen to serve on the W A L boaid a r e : president, Marg a r e t Bilkert; vice president, J e a n W i s h m e i e r ; secretary, Betty D a u g h e r t y : and t r e a s u r e r , Beth Marcus. T h e old and new boards will hold a joint m e e t i n g on April 17, by which date all societies will h a v e elected their new r e p r e s e n t a tives. F u t u r e Officers L o r r a i n e T i m m e r and Carolyn Kremej-g, ..new, WAA_ r e p r e s e n t a tives, will officially t a k e p a r t in t h e meeting of April 10. These two g i r l s were elected to t h e i r positions by popular vote; they will serve on the board two y e a r s ; and d u r i n g t h e i r senior y e a r one will hold the office of president, the o t h e r t h a t of t r e a s u r e r .

J i m m y W h i t e if he has t h a t dist a n t look in his eye, carries a book satchel and is one of the best crew on L a k e Michigan. Kddic Luidens if he has a political sort of smile, rosish cheeks and a determined kind of walk. P r o f . McLean if you see a neat little chap sailing into the basement of the chapel p a y i n g some a t t e n t i o n to some buoys and practically no gulls. Virginia Ellison if her teeth are whiter than ani/one's, her conversation never runs out and she would rather delate than eat. V i r g i n i a V e r s t r a t e if she h a s a porcelain doll kind of beauty and goes home every w e e k e n d f o r a p a r t i c u l a r reason. Don Sager if he keeps right on talking although you're not sure what about anil if he is sometimes even too subtle for hiinsi I f ,

Final shades of the court season . . . Brannock and Slikkers were chosen sixth and eighth r a n k i n g p l a y e r s in the s t a t e by a poll of coaches conducted by the Detroit F r e e P r e s s. Brannock h a s also accepted a position as teacher of history a n d coach of the football, basketball, and baseball t e a m s at Lake Odessa, Mich. He is the first to get a coaching position.

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F r a t e r n i t y activities claimed him as the Emersonian house m a n a g e r s h i p E m e r s o n i a n s e c r e t a r y this year. f o r two years, been a t r u s t e e f o r T h e classical activities of r e g e n t two years and is p r e s e n t president. m a n Cordes center around literary Mathematician Becksfort l i s t s clubs, F r e n c h and G e r m a n , having athletics a s his stellar field with been t r e a s u r e r and s e c r e t a r y of the activity in tennis, basketball, footl a t t e r . The class of '38 testifies to ball and baseball. In Blue Key he his ability a s Pull coach and the co-headed this y e a r ' s S t u d e n t Guide YMCA to f o u r years of active serv- project. Band and YM claimed him ice. Exceedingly active in f r a t e r - f o r two y e a r s and Cosmopolitan n i t y work, Cordes h a s shouldered f o r four.

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Two g r o u p s of sacred n u m b e r s and t h r e e selections by Bach a n d P r a e t o r i u s were r e n d e r e d by t h e choir. To v a r y t h e concert p r o g r a m , the choir s a n g a Mexican carol, a n E n g l i s h carol, a n d "Go Down Moses," a N e g r o spiritual.

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Three-Sided Emphasis, Aim New Y W C A Leader Names 1941 Cabinet " I t is our aim to include more completely the three sides of the Y triangle this coming year," stated Eloise Boynton, new YWCA president, in an Anchor interview Monday." We plan a well-integrated schedule of activities." Miss Boynton also announced her cabinet to be: Margaret Bilkert, big and little sister; Mae Clonan, publicity; Helen Leslie, membership; Barbara Folensbee, music; Arlene De Vries, personal service; Margaret Nagy, finance; Ruth De Young, deputation; Mary Bolema, social. Scheduled for next T u e s d a y night's YW meeting is the YM's play, "The Test," under the direction of Stanley Slingerland, Asbury Park, N. J., junior.

Mains to Orate John Hains, Coopersville sophomore, will go to Albion next Wednesday, April 17, to represent Hope in the State Peace Oratorical contest with an oration entitled, "The Citadel of Peace."

Commons President Gertrude Visscher announced yesterday t h a t she and three other members of the Commons committee: Robert Bonthius, Marjorie Last, and Henry Voogd, attended the Women's Relief corps meeting at the City Hall on April 10, where they were presented with a silk American flag tal system as the chief obstacle to for Hope's commons room. their success. o Adler and Chicago's President, Robert M. Hutchins, both believe Play Business strongly in the St. John's plan of chosen to spend the required time liberal a r t s college education. This in preparation. A complete cast will provides for training in the combe issued at a later date, Poppen plicated a r t s of reading and writing by a chronological study of the stated. so-called '*100 great books" of the Class Cooperation Lauded Western world, with laboratory and Both Poppen and Kapenga w e n tutoral work but almost no lecelated over prospects of the play'.1 tures. However, both Adler and preparation. Said Poppen: "Rehear Hutchins believe that not more sals as a group and individually than (JO of these books can be read have been attended one hundrec in their meaning of the word read, per cent. 1 wish to thank every in a four-year course of study. person involved for his fine spirit of cooperation."

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Kapenga countered with: "Busi- English Majors to Elect ness arrangements are always a necessary bugbear but, thanks to English Majors will meet in the )f Character the whole-hearted backing of the commons room on Monday evening senior class, alfairs are progressing at 7:30. The meeting will be open better than anticipated. to all junior English majors inasWith Treasurer Sager, however, IAILOKLU much as officers for the coming "I put in my word for prompt payment of class dues in order that year are to be elected. Besides the plans may not be retarded due to business meeting, there will be a lack of that all-important money." Shakespearean program.

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of "Ferdinand, the Bull" was appropriately followed by a clever dramatization in w h i c h E d i t h Klaaren characterized the famous bull. Elaine Veneklasen rendered a piano solo, "The Rosary." The ALETHEA freshman g i f t to the society was a Virginia Ver Strate was elected president of the Alethean society set of Venetian blinds for the Sib at a tea held in the society room, room. * * * March 20. Other newly elected SOROSIS officers include Anthonette V a n Koevering, vice-president; Pearl At a tea held in the Sorosis room Laman, secretary. Thursday, M a r c h 28, Sorosites In place of the weekly meeting elected Genne N a f e , president; Aletheans met at the Red Brick Rose Teninga, vice-president; Betty the Thursday before spring vaca- Van Putten, secretary; Doris Vantion for a breakfast. der Boigh, WAL representative. "Magnetism" is the theme of Arrangements for t h e tea were this evening's Alethean meeting. made by Helen Van Kooy. * * * Sorosis sophomores, chairmaned DELPHI by Carolyn Kremers, will present Spring term Delphian officers will a radio piogram entitled "Sophobe elected at a tea to be held at more Static" this evening. 4:30 this afternoon in the Delphi room. *

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Sorosites and Fraternals held a joint meeting at the Fraternal house on Thursday, M a r c h 28. After a sonorous song session led by Junior Robert Montgomery, several marimba selections were renJered by Donald Kramer. Dean Dykstra presented a serious paper entitled, "Gone With the Wind." I he humor of the evening was characterized in a hilarious skit, starring Robert Powers and Donald Poppen. Tonight the sophomores will have charge of the literary program. • • • KNICKERBOCKER

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