HOPE COLLEGE ANCHOR 2A
Hope College â€” Holland, Michigan
April 25, 1958
Brockmeier and Van Eenenaam Head 1958-1959 Council Greensleeves' Magic to Be Given By P&M
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President Announces Faculty Appointment President Lubbers announced recently the appointment of Miss Jean Protheroe as Assistant Professor of English on the Hope College staff, beginning with the Fall Session 1958-59. For the p a s t two years Miss Protheroe has been taking advanced graduate work at Stanford University and Western Reserve University. Prior to that time she had been a member of the English staff f o r five years at Carthage College ; Carthage, Illinois. She is a graduate of Oberlin College with a Masters Degree in Religious Education at Syracuse University and a Masters Degree in English at Western Reserve University. In addition she was enrolled as a graduate student at the University of London during the summer of 1955.
Hageman and Wright to Present Recitals Marianne Hageman and Ruth Wright will be presenting their senior music recitals during the first week in May. These concerts mark the culmination of these young women's work as majors in the Hope College Music Department. Ruth Wright will present her concert on the evening of May 1 in the chapel. On her program is music by Frederic Chopin, Franz Schubert, Franz Liszt, and Bela Bartok. Judith Tysse will introduce the program with a violin solo "Romance" by Ludwig van Beethoven. Concluding the program will be another violin solo, Beethoven's "Spring Sonata" played by Lois Griffes. Both violinists will be accompanied .on the piano by Hewitt Johnston. While at Hope Miss W r i g h t has studied with Mr. Anthony Kooiker and this year with Dr. Walter Hartley. On May 6 at 8:30 p.m. Marianne Hageman will present her concert in the chapel. Her program will include five groups of songs. Included is a group by George Handel, one of French songs, another of Italian arias and one of English songs. In addition Miss Hageman and J a m e s Kranendonk will sing a group of duets. Miss Hageman has studied with Mrs. Norma H. Baughman; Ruth Wright is her accompanist.
Palette and Masque, dramatic society of Hope College, will present their Annual Spring Children's Theatre Production on May 2nd at 8:15 p.m. and May 3rd at 10 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. in the Hope College Little Theatre. The play is GREENSLEEVES' MAGIC, an original folktale by Marian Jonson. The story tells of a good King and Queen and their daughters, and their efforts to conquer the evil Grand Duchess who has banished all happiness and joy f r o m their land. They are aided by an unusual mountain ballad s i n g e r , Greensleeves, who teaches them the magic of laughing and singing and dancing. Friday evening's performance is primarily an opportunity f o r students and others to view the play. There will be a limited number of general admission tickets available f o r t h a t evening performance. Season Ticket holders will have first opportunity. Reservations may be made a t any time by calling the Little Theatre. The two performances on Saturday are f o r elementary school children in the Holland area. Director of the production is Jane N. DeWitt. Technical Director is Dale S. DeWitt. Scenery will be designed by Janice Blunt and executed by Stan Harrington. The Cast for Greensleeve's Magic is the King, John Lubbers; the Queen, Betty Vicha; Miranda, Betty Heidema; Matilda, Emily Hradec; Mary, Martha Diephuis; and the Grand Duchess, Mary Van Dyk. Also Fitzsneeze, John Paarlburg; Farmer, Tailor, Joe Woods; Sailor, Robert Van W a r t ; Greensleeves, Dennis Hengeveld; 1st Peasant, Mary Onken; 2nd Peasant, Nancy Malstrom.
Meengs Winners to Attend M.I.S.L. Contest Dr. Schrier, head of the Speech Department announced t h a t the William J. Meengs Contest f o r Speech 11 will be held Thursday afternoon May 1. "As in past semesters, the first two places will receive the William J. Meengs prize of $5 f o r first place and $2.50 f o r second place," said Dr. Schrier. Also announced was an additional feature innovated this semester f o r the top four contestants. These winners will journey to Wayne State University on May 10 to participate in a Public Address Contest sponsored by the M.S.I.L. Emphasized by Dr. Schrier was the nature of this event. He said that it was planned f o r novices who haven't had much speech work. A f t e r speaking, the contestant's speech will be constructively discussed. No recognition as to rating will be given. Participants in the Hope Contest will be selected f r o m Speech 11 classs. The four winners will be chosen by a board of judges a t the Meengs contest.
t Bob Lesniak administers the oath of office to Dick Brockmier, new Student Council President.
Music, Drama Departments to Present "Mill" The cast for Victor Herbert's "The Red Mill," which will be presented on May 14 and 15 in the Holland Civic Center during the Annual cently
will be presented under the direction of the Music and Drama Departments of the college. Heading the cast are Bob Fisher and Jay Nyhuis, who portray two
Anna Geitner installs Isla Van Eenenaam, new Student Council Vice President.
MILESTONE to Hold Picture Sale A picture sale will take place in the Milestone office on Monday and Tuesday, April 28 and 29. Dozens of excellent 4x5" shots, picturing
activities, will be a-
taken f o r the 1958 Milestone, but they were not used. Between 12:00
they will be on sale f o r a nickel a picture.
Semi-final and final elections f o r the Student Council and class presidencies were held April 16 and 17 in Van Raalte lobby with the final results being announced 9:30 P.M. April 17 in an all college assembly. New president of the Student Council is Dick Brockmeier. Isla Van Eenenaam was elected to serve as vice-president. They were given the oath of office by retiring officers, Bob Lesniak and Anna Geitner. New class officers were announced also. Retiring Junior Class Preident Gene Klaaren turned his office over to Fred Brown, new Senior Class President. Rowland Van Es accepted the office of Junior Class President f r o m Daryl Siedentop, retiring Sophomore Class President. The leadership of the Class of '61 was accepted by Dennis Hengeveld from retiring president Keith Van't Hof. Percentages of the students that voted in the semi-finals according to class were the Seniors 66%, Juniors 73%, Sophomores 66% and Frosh 63%. For the finals the percentages were: the Seniors 68%, Juniors 66%, Sophomores 61%, and Freshmen 62%. Active campaigning began Monday April 14 at 6 A.M. Posters, serenading, and handbills were used to great extent in the campaigns. A limit of $15 was put on campaigning expenses.
American tourists in Europe, namely Con Kidder and Kid Conner. The female leads will be played by Gerry Giordano as Gretchen the Burgomaster's daughter, Anne De Pree as Bertha, Gretchen's Aunt, and Marilyn Scudder as Tina, the Innkeeper's daughter. Other principal characters in the operetta are Del Farnsworth as the Burgomaster, George Steggerda as Franz, the Sheriff, Bill Brookstra as William the Innkeeper and Gordon Stegink as Captain Doris. Also, Harley Brown as the Governor of Zeeland, Ruth Voss as The Countess De La Ferre, and Walter Johnson as Joshua Pennefeather. Besides these major roles, there are several other minor roles, which will be handled by various members of the chorus, composed of selected members of the Chapel Choir. "The Red Mill" is a two-act operetta with music by Victor Herbert and lyrics by Henry Blossom. The setting takes place in Holland at the turn of the century. The operetta centers around two American tourists who visit a small town in Holland, and a f t e r staying at an inn f o r several weeks, find themselves unable to pay f o r their lodging. To add to their difficulties they become involved in a plot to help the Burgomasters' daughter escape her coming marriage so that she may marry another, the one she really loves. Excitement arises, and the operetta brings f o r t h many amusing, charming, and enchanting scenes. The chorus of the operetta is under the direction of Miss Jantina Holleman, the dialogue and drama under Prof. Dale De Witt, and the orchestra under the leadership of Dr. Rider. Vocal solos are being handled by Dr. Cavanaugh and the Choreography f o r the production is being handled by Bob Fisher.
Dr. De Haan Lectures at Illinois
Interpretive Reading Contest Winners Announced
John Lubbers and Joyce EssenEducation of gifted children is a berg, both freshmen, were winners responsibility of the community as of the local Interpretive Reading a whole, according to Dr. DeHaan, Contest held at Hope on March 26. The two will attend the Michigan chairman of the department of psyIntercollegiate Speech League Inchology, who spoke recently at a terpretive Reading Festival on SatConference for Junior High School urday, April 26 which will be held and Upper Elementary School at Kalamazoo College. The other contestants in the local Teachers and Administrators. competition were Nancy Raymer Dr. DeHaan, addressing a luncheon meeting held April 12 at the and Carol Luth. Mr. Lubbers seUniversity of Illinois, pointed out lected a reading from Tennessee a gratifying increase in interest in Williams' The Glass Menagerie and educating gifted children systema- Joyce from Shakepeare's Macbeth. They will be accompanied to Katically. However, he stated, the lamazoo by Dale S. DeWitt, procommunity must not put the entire burden of identifying and guiding fessor of speech and director of inthese f u t u r e scientists and cultural terpretive reading at Hope. leaders solely upon the school systems. "Every community has specialists who have something to offer gifted children," said Dr. DeHaan. "These people should be utilized to aid professional educators in developing programs f o r gifted children." He then outlined a program for enlisting the aid of educating laymen in the community, and stressed t h a t such programs had been tried in test situations and received with enthusiasm by both professional school people and community leaders. Such a program should center in the school, said Dr. De Haan, and the school would have responsibility f o r identifying gifted children and providing necessary administrative personnel to monitor the accelerated education program. Laymen trained in scientific or cultural pursuits would then be asked to assist the professional educators in their cwn specialties and spheres of interest. Dr. DeHaan is the author of the book Educating the Gifted Child.
May Day Committees Announced Annual May Day will be held on May 2, 1958. Blue Key members will be announced in chapel. The women's sports will be held at 10:30 A.M. on the field a t Columbia and 12th Street. Men's sports events will be held at 2:00 P.M. on the twenty-second Street Field. The Coronation will be held a t 5:00 P. M. in Pine Grove. A banquet will follow at 6:30 P.M. in the Juliana Room f o r the price of $.50 f o r boarding students, and $1.25 f o r non-boarding students. Concluding the evening will be a dance given by the Student Council at 8:30 P. M. in the Civic Center. The play, "Greensleeve's Magic" will be given in the Little Theatre at the same time. Serving as general chairman of May Day is Sheryl Yntema. Nancy Plewes is the f r e s h m a n assistant (Cont. page 4, Col. 5) .
Symphonette Tour . . . . Badlands, Black Hills and Buffalo by Betty Ann Rothwell Another symphonette tour, filled with f u n and memories f o r all, has been completed. Dr. Rider kept himself busy conducting the eleven concerts and joining in the merriment with his twenty-nine musicians during their two weeks on the road. Why don't you all join with us for a "typical" day on t o u r ? The sun is just rising as sleepy-eyed musicians arrive at the bus only to be greeted by the cheery voice of the bus nurse, Betty Ann Rothwell with her daily morning pill call! Once we're off, card games begin in the aisles. All is settled and peaceful ( ?) when oops-another state border. (We crossed ten.) A warning is sounded and like an army corps at revelry, our well drilled fellows manage to hide away illegal folding chairs for border inspection, one-half second is the record! At one of these stops we almost lost Diane Sluyter as she rescued a tumbling tumbleweed to bring home. And speaking of losing someone, we actually did leave Greta Weeks behind in Rapid City, South Dakota to recuperate from illness, but she quickly rejoined us in Chancellor, South Dakota. Riding became our second nature throughout the day, but there was always something to see, like corn fields, prairies, herds of cattle, and more corn fields! On an unusual day we might see a buffalo herd, or the capital at Lincoln, Nebraska, or the Red Rocks amphitheater in the Rockies, Pikes Peak, Cheyenne, Wyoming, the Black Hills, or the Badlands of South Dakota. These would be a little different! Several of the members had a hay-day in the Wall Drug Store in the Badlands. The cowboys hats purchased there by Ev Nienhuis and Bill Kuyper were so becoming that two passing children cried, "Hey look, real cowboys!!" As five o'clock drew near, we always became anxious to reach
Spice and Crumbs It has been said that when the groundhog appears and the first crocus pushes its ugly little head above the cold ground, spring has then officially arrived. However, these are not the real signs of spring. They are but signs that a weary nature has again given in to the expectations of mankind and more out of compliance than Richard Jaarsma anything else, institutes a few trifles to make us think t h a t a new season is here again. The real signs of spring are the soggy and weather-beaten chairs at Kollen Hall, left outside in the rain; the throwing again of cigarette butts into the stone ashtrays instead of into the snow; the talk of Bock beer and smoked fish. These are the real signs of spring!
It strikes me, since spring is here, t h a t this would be a good time to air some of the ideas that have been festering in the back of my brain, causing me to be rather moody and short-tempered a t times. As the housewife cleans her house—but the analogy has been used before. One thing t h a t has struck me in the past weeks is the macabre display of posters around and within the college. Apparently this is not National - Keep - Your - College Free - From - Litter - Week. I t
our destination f o r the night. Anything could happen to us as, f o r instance, the night our bus was five tons overloaded for a road into town and school buses had to drive us to the church. Too bad we couldn't have used Judy Tysse's suggestion and held our suit cases on our laps to lighten the load! But we felt this wouldn't have been too helpful! Upon entering each new town, our eyes were glued to the window looking for new scenery—or rather for new outhouses! Who would be the lucky one tonight? Walking beneath the Western moon wasn't always so very inviting during this vacation! Before our nightly meal came 'mail call'! Bright eyes and happy faces were quite common when that letter arrived f r o m the "most important person back home!" Our evening concerts and playing experiences were all fun f o r us and each was a little different. The only real complaint came from our woodwind "Baroque" trio when they objected going to church five times on Sunday and playing each time to boot! One other concert will also stand out when Betty Ann, due to a bribe by her fellow musicians, turned the woodland glade into a South Dakota Pasture during her narration of Three Trees, You should have seen Dr. Rider's surprised look! A f t e r the concert is over it is time to find our homes f o r the night. With a gracious smile on our faces, we cheerfully greet our 'family'. Once at home your are royally fed and talked to as you sit droopy eyed into the wee hours telling "all about yourself!" Well rain, shine, snow, or mud, the symphonette must get through! And thus we sleep a while to prepare ourselves for another "typical" day! We shall always have fond memories when they look back on Symphonette tour-1958.
by Richard Jaarsma a position on the Student Council so important that we must throw up our hands completely, with reckless abandon, and deface the quiet beauty of the chapel and other buildings with grotesque signs lauding the innate worth and goodness of those candidates who propose to better our college society? Ich weiss nicht! With the advent of spring, it is the wont of many men of letters to be filled with a religious fervor for their sins, committed during the course of their dreary existence in the cold months of winter, and write what they call their "confession." Why should I be different? Spring is here and I'll make a clean breast of everything! Here are a few of the things that I've always spoken against but really enjoy: I really like: 1. The smell of synthetic cabbage in the science building. 2. Hillbilly music, the more tenor the better. 3. Little Lulu comic books. 4. Harry S. Truman. 5. The singing commercial f o r L and M cigarettes. 6. Channel 3 Clubhouse. (I'm blushing) Now t h a t my conscience is free, I can walk with impunity between classes, with my head held high, instead of skulking around with a black cape over my face. Incidentally, visit the book-store once in a while, and not only f o r required reading and souvenirs, but read something on your own. The Age of Belief put out by Men-
Sorority Meetings Frats Meet, Plan Informals Emersonian: Feature Spring" Arcadian: During their last business meetThe Arcadian Fraternity was adAlpha-Phi: Alpha-phi will meet tonight at 7:00 p.m. in the sorority room. A literary meeting is planned. At the April 18 meeting Carol Sikkenga lead devotions and Carol Rylance read a portion of Johnny Tremain describing events in Boston and the ride of Paul Revere on the same date in 1775. Jane Tomlinson presented a humor paper about campus life. Arrangements are presently being made for the sorority informal on May 9. Karen Nyhuis and Diane Sluyter are co-chairmen of the event. Delphi: Members of the Delta Phi and Alpha Sigma Alpha sororities held a joint meeting in the Music Building on Friday, April 18th. The Delphis presented their annual spring fashion show with Marianne Hageman as Mistress of Fashions. Jocelyn Fryling was featured as the bride and Mickie Cavanaugh as her flower girl. A trio. Sue Graves, Lynn Van't Hof and Charlotte Wierda, sang "Christopher Robin", appropriately attired in p a j a m a s and introduced the formals and bride's wear with "April Love." Dorian: Last Friday night's literary meeting was centered around the theme "fishing." A f t e r Janice Kyle led the devotions, Jan Blunt gave the serious paper which included a selection of poems about springtime and the art of fishing. Sheryl Yntema then took all the Dorians on an imaginary fishing trip which included impromptu dialogues, timed games, and charades. The Dorians are looking forward to the picnic which is being arranged for the next meeting. Vice-President, Nina Mih, has also started plans f o r the Dorian Date Night which is scheduled for May 25th. Dorian and Sibylline enjoyed a tea which was held in Durfee Lounge on Wednesday, April 23rd. Sibylline: Members of Sibylline hed a literary meeting on April 18th with "April Showers" as its theme. Marcia Welch began the meeting with devotions. Kay Schreckengust presented a very "springy" serious paper, and Dale Burns followed with a humor paper concerning the sun bathers on Durfee roof. "April Showers" was sung by Carol Houghtaling, Carol McCahan, and Sue Klyn, wearing spring skirts and blouses, and daffodils. They were accompanied by Ruth Wright. Sorosis: Members of Sorosis are looking forward to a meeting with the alumnae of their sorority on May 9th. Following this meeting, they will hold their spring house party. Last Friday night Mary Vanderpoel and Jan Miller were in charge of the literary meeting.
tor is a first choice on this side of the typewriter. A f t e r t h a t t r y the Age of Enlightenment or The Age of Reason. If they're not in, the ineffable Mr. Wade and all the rest of his troupe will be glad, nay, delighted to procure them. Government students, there's an excellent copy , a t j ) 0 cents I believe, (check me on that) of Machiavelli's The Prince. If you're going into politics, it serves as a handy rule of thumb f o r despotism. A s I said in the beginning of this essay, — No. I'd better skip that. I hope I'm not boring you. But I do think—I mean personally speaking—Rather, if we m u s t Let's see, where was I.
dressed this past week by John Van Dyke who presented the serious paper entitled " C O S M I C RAYS." Also participating in the literary meeting were: Bob Van Etten who led the fraternity in devotions and Waleed Karachy who presented the humor paper. During the business meeting, the theme for the Arcadian Informal Spring Party, "Oriental Evening", was announced by Mel Ver Steeg and Paul Van Wyk who are the co-chairmen f o r the event. The party is to be held at Prospect Point. Cosmopolitan: This evening the Cosmopolitan fraternity will be addressed by Rev. Harold Englund of the Second Reformed Church of Zeeland. Fred Brown will give the humor paper at this literary meeting. This past weekend the fraternity heard a serious paper entitled THE I N F L U E N C E O F JOHN CALVIN ON OUR P R E S E N T POLITICS. This paper was presented by Lee Wenke. Others who took part in the literary meeting were: George Worden, who presented his state and sectional prize winning oration THE PUBLICAN, Phil Toppen, who gave the humor paper, Fred Brown who lead the fraternity in prayer, and Vice-president Dennis Kamp who introduced the speakers. The co-chairmen for the Cosmopolitan Spring Informal, Nick Vanderbourgh and Larry Arends announced the various chairmen and committees f o r the event. The informal is to be held at Castle Park. During the business meeting the fraternity elected into its membership Peter Elzinga of the Elzinga and Volkers Construction Company, as an honorary member.
Resentment Over Slights Can Cause Major Ailments
ing, the men of Phi Tau Nu accepted a proposed life insurance plan which is designed f o r the establishment of a fund f o r the use of the f r a t e r n i t y in f u t u r e years. The acceptance of this plan culminated the fraternity's search f o r a method of establishing a more active alumni association which would participate in aiding the active f r a t e r n i t y in meeting their financial needs as well as establishing a reserve fund f o r house improvements and scholarships. This insurance plan was accepted by the f r a t e r n i t y a f t e r several interviews with a representative of Mutual of New York. The original plan, which was designed by Mutual of New York, was established f o r the purpose of having alumni of larger universities and colleges contribute financially to their alma mater. It is believed that this is the first time t h a t such a proposal has been adopted by a fraternity. The plan involves interested members subscribing to a life insurance policy with the company. The fraternity member is given the full coverage of the insurance policy. The interest from the policy is paid to the f r a t e r n i t y f o r a predetermined period of time. Thus the member actively contributes to the fraternity now and also when he is an alumni. To administer the newly established fund, a board of advisors will be established. Fraternal: Norman Peddie lead the f r a t e r nal society in devotions at their literary meeting this past Friday evening. "Philosophies of life" were presented by Mick Faber, Henry Doele, and Richard Gantos. Also included in the meeting were: Jack Faber who presented the humor paper, Dan Ritsema who lead group singing and Art Olsen who served as master critic.
Richard Gantos and Mert Vander Lind, co-chairman of the O.K.E. Spring Informal Party, announced that it would be held on Friday Resentment over real or fancied evening. May 23. insults can rob us of vital energy During the business meeting and even effect our health. So says final arrangements were made for the February Reader's Digest in an the annual F r a t e r Frolics which is article titled "The High Cost of being held Wednesday through Hurt Feelings." Saturday of this week. Headaches, indigestion, insomnia, acute fatigue and even heart dis- Knickerbocker: ease and ulcers are frequent byKappa E t a Nu this past weekproducts of resentment, reports end was addressed by Dick Bennett author Ardis Whitman. A study who presented a serious paper made at the University of Colora- titled THE BATTLE O F SARAdo showed t h a t people who consist- TOGA. Others participating in the ently nurse small grievances are literary meeting were: Pete De more likely to need hospital care Jong who lead devotions. Art than those of happier disposition. Bilyeu who presented a music Accidents, too, often result f r o m paper, and Stu Dorn who presented bitterness. Miss Whitman says. the humor paper. Drivers who use their cars when angry, industrial workers with "gripes" against the boss, house- ness, the next step is to t r y to wives who brood over their hus- find a constructive way to combat bands' lack of attention all are f r e - it, she says. An American couple quent victims of serious mishaps, whose son was killed in World War she says. II refused to let bitterness cloud Psychiatrists say that memories their memory of him. Instead, of old irritations are at the root of they used his GI insurance to edumany emotional problems. Small cate a young Japanese at an Amerh u r t s are exaggerated by constant ican university. recollection and soon become bloatLove and hate generally bring ed f a r beyond their real importance. f o r t h similar emotions, Miss WhitGrudge-holding never solves man reports. Harvard studies problems, Miss Whitman says. She showed that a friendly approach to quotes philosopher Irwin Edman others evokes a friendly response who said: "We consume in hatred 65 to 90 per cent of the time. An such energy as might be devoted aggressive approach is responded to the improvement of the circum- to aggressively in the same prostances which aroused our wrath." portion, she says. How to overcome feelings of re"The wise do not merely drain sentment ? The first step is to away old grudges," she writes. locate their source. Miss Whitman "They constantly fill their lives says. We will often find t h a t we with new dreams and new enthuhave blamed others f o r our own siasms." failings. "The High Cost of H u r t FeelOnce we have found and under- ings" is condensed from the Christstood the reasons for our bitter- ian Century.
Eugene TeHennepe to Attend Harvard on Danforth Fellowship Eugene Te Hennepe has recently received notification of his appointment as a Danforth Fellow and of his acceptance a t Harvard University. He will begin graduate study at Harvard next fall, working toward a Ph.D. in philosophy. Gene is a veteran whose home is Baldwin, Wisconsin. Following graduation f r o m high school, he completed a two-year course in business administration. He also tried his hand at selling, clerical work, and a year of hunting and fishing before coming to Hope. At Hope he has been active in the YMCA, I.R.C., and the Chapel Choir, maintaining an outstanding academic record as well. In order to use the Danforth Fellowship a t Harvard, he turned down two other scholarships: the Regents at the University of Michigan, and the Knapp Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin. The Danforth Fellowship, subject to yearly renewal on the basis of satisfactory work, is an all-expense scholarship intended to aid the student in attaining his Ph.D. f o r the purpose of college teaching. Besides financial aid, the Fellowship has Danforth representatives on each campus and conducts a oneweek camp a t t h e end of each summer f o r the purpose of stimulation and guidance.
OUR SENIORS SPEAK Editors Note: The following articles are the first in which the Anchor will attempt to duplicate somewhat the recent experiment at Princeton University by having several seniors express, each week, their opinions and philosophies on Education, Religion, Politics, Marriage, etc. The topic f o r this week is Education.
An Science Student Speaks on Education . . .
In order t h a t we might get to the root of the problems in American education, we must first look to the elementary school. Living in an atomic age, as we do, the children should be t a u g h t the fundamentals of education. I think t h a t too many frills and not enough of the essentials are being taught in our schools today. A foreign language should be introduced into the lower grades of the elementary school. In some communities this has been done, f o r children are just as capable and more enthusiastic about learning a foreign language in the grades than they are later in high school. With the importance of science in the world today, our children should also be given a taste of science, for they will be the scientists and leaders of tomorrow. I fimly believe that those people who are called "gifted" by psychologists, should be separated from the rest of the group and given special instruction. Too many brains are going to waste by being held back with the slower pupils. The high school, on the whole, is too lax—kids are getting away with "murder"! High school students could take much more than they do—they are j u s t becoming soft sitting in study hall! They should be required to take some math and science, as well as History and English. On the college level, I feel that a course in philosophy should be required of all students. People must learn to think! That is one of the problems of the American people . . . they don't know how! We hear people talking about the changes t h a t m u s t be made in our high schools and colleges, but first of all, I think we m u s t make some changes in our elementary system—where basic training begins.
Music, Speech Depts. Entertain Local Groups
Dr. W. Schlag, Speaker at April 16 IRC Meeting
Tri Betans Attends M. S. U. Conference
Six members of the Alpha E t a Chapter of Beta Beta Beta of Hope College attended he Saturday ses"The New Austria" was discuss- sion of the Sub-regional Convened by Dr. Wilhelm Schlag, the tion, Northeastern Region, WestCultural Affairs Officer of the ern District held at Michigan State Austrian Consulate General, at the University on April 19th. April 16 meeting of the Hope IRC. Morning activities consisted of Beginning with the Austria of scientific papers presented by 1918, Dr. Schlag mentioned the cusmembers of M. S. U. and Alma toms union with Germany t h a t was College. These reports included an organized in 1931 and the Aninteresting study being made on schluss of 1938. Emphasizing the the constituency of the salivary fact t h a t the new growth of Austamylase of monozygotic and dizyrian nationalism conflicts with gotic twins on M. S. U.'s campus Communism, the speaker showed and its relation to dental caries. ho wthe Russians attempted and, to Tours were conducted, during the some extant succeeded in, seizing many of the present and f u t u r e oil afternoon, of the various Biologifields as well as many other Aust- cal - science laboratories. L a b s rian goods. The Russians failed, visited included Zoology, Botony, however, to control the very im- Anatomy, Physiology, Entomology, portant posts of the Ministry of Herpetology, Bacteriology, IchthyInterior (which controls the police) ology, and Gentics.4 In each departand the Ministry of Education. To- ment either a professor or gradday the Communist influence on the uate student explained the different small, democratic republic of Aust- types of research being done and answered questions. ria is practically nil. Later in the afternoon a tour Continuing, Dr. Schlag said t h a t Austria, like Switserland, is now a was made of the b a m housing neutralized country, she cannot experimental cattle. Here the most make any military or economic interesting f e a t u r e was the study treaties with any other country. being made of a f e w cows into Howver, he said, Austria does de- whose stomachs a fistula or openvote much of her time to the de- ing had been made f r o m the outvelopment of such cultural centers side. Through a glass window the as opera house and theatres, which contents could be visualized and have been termed the "best of all removed f o r bacteria studies. German-speaking ones." Austria Students representing Hope at has learned t h a t she is "valuable the conference were: Ray Beckerand must play an important role in ing, Clarice Hull, Larry Schut, helping to lead the Eas tern Euro- Sallie Smith, John Stryker, and pean countries.' Evelyn Zylstra. Dr. Phillip Crook, A f t e r his lecture. Dr. Schlag was faculty advisor, accompanied the questioned by the Hope students group. who plan to go to Vienna this summer.
Several music students accompanied by Miss J a n t i n a Holleman of the Music Facuty, performed on April 15 a t a program in the First Reformed Chudch, Grandville. Marianne Wildschut, Betty Bloemendaal, J a n e Klaasen, Ardith Van der Willen, f r o m the piano ensemble classes, and J u d y Tysse, violinist, appeared. The film, "Know Your Colleges" was shown and Miss Holleman spoke. A t the conclusion of the program, t n e group was presented with a beautifully decorated cake to be shared by music students. Dr. William Schrier and George Worden spoke to the Holland Rot a r y on April 17. "Behind the Scenes in Oratory" was t h e theme of Dr. Schrier's discussion which centered around the speech program of Hope. George gave his Opus to Be Released state-prize oration speech "The In Mid-May Opus editor J a n e Gouwens has Publican." H e . delivered this speech at The National Speech announced t h a t the magazine will be released "sometime in the midContest Thursday, April 24. dle of May." For the most part Opus is writAn Education Student ten by the students and contains Speaks on Education . . . work in the fields of literature, Since the t h r e a t of Russian music, and art. Besides twelve supremacy in the field of science, literary contributions there is also the American people have awaka faculty article on Hamlet. This ened to the realization t h a t our piece was written by Professor system of education may not be Henry Ten Hoor of the department the best in the world. Consequentof English. ly, the adoption of the European A r t instructor, Mr. H a r r y Broreducational system was proposed by, has submitted two prints. Music, as a solution to our scholastic lag. too, has been written f o r the magaThe fact that the American ideals zine. of education have developed over The Opus staff is composed of the past two hundred years with seven members, excluding the edithe growth of our country was tor-in-chief. A r t editor is Stan overlooked. They cannot be radiHarrington while Music editor is cally changed over night. ThereRuth Wright. fore, I feel that the basic structure J a n e Tomlinson, Chuck Lemmen, of the American education should Jim Clark, Dave Cassie, and Dave be retained, however, I suggest two Spaan make up the literary comareas in w h i c h improvements mittee. Faculy advisers are Engshould be accomplished. lish Professors J a m e s Prins and One of the supposedly good Joy Talbert. points of the American high school When the magazine is published program is t h a t the student Tias copies of it will be available in the the opportunity to develop socially Blue Key Book Store. through participation in extracurricular activities. The ironic fact, however, is that the socially mise by teaching at the level of mature individual becomes more the average student, but the probpoised and self confident by active lem is not solved. The below aveparticipation in school activities rage student soon gets behind bewhile the socially awkward individ- cause he cannot comprehend the ual sits on the sidelines because he material, and the above average feels t h a t his personality and abil- student becomes bored because he ity are inferior. American stand- is capable of understanding more ards call for recognition of the comprehensive material. Americans athletic hero or the lead in a play. are so conscious of equal opporWhy not honor the student who tunity t h a t they shun the thought has a superior academic average? of ability grouping. If we are to Secondly, I feel that t h e learning compete academically with the naprocess can best be accomplished tions of the world, it's time to bein a classroom where students can come realistic in the education of think and reason together. We can our youth. The below average look to our European neighbors student should engage in a currif o r proof of this fact. The Ameri- culum which will prepare him f o r can high school classroom is an manual labor. A program of inimpossible situation in t h a t widely tensive study should be provided differing abilities exist side by side. for the gifted student, while the The teacher attempts to compro- average student should be given a
Delta Phi Alpha Initiates Eleven at Banquet The Delta Phi Alpha, National German Honorary Fraternity, formal initiation banquet was held on April 15, 1958, in Voorhees Hall. Preceding the banquet, the members met in the Kletz Lounge f o r the initiation. President Sallie Smith welcomed the new members and had each member sign the scrapbook. Dr. Wilhelm Schlag, Cultural Affairs Officer of the Austrian Consulate General, was the guest speaker. The guests of honor included Dr. Paul Fried, Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Gearhart, Mrs. Alice Klomparens, Mrs. Mary Reinink, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schwarz, Dr. Wilhelm Schlag, and Mrs. W. Curtis Snow. The new members are: Jane Anker, Barbara Bootsman, Shelby Braaksma, Paul Brat, Richard Brockmeier, Dennis Camp, Shirley Doyle, Craig Emmons, Albert Fassler, A r t h u r J. Fisher, Jane Gouwens, Victor Heasley, Dale Heeres, Paul Huizenga, J o h n Kleinheksel, Gary Looman, Curt Menning, Milton Ortquist, Paul W. Nykamp, J a n e t Owen, Alyn Rynbrandt, Roger Schut, Eugene Te Hennepe, Virginia Top, Rowland Van Es, Anita Vanden Berg, Merwyn Vander Lind, Cynthia Vandermyde, S t u a r t Wilson, and Mrs. E. F. Gearhart, honorary member.
general education which will develop his potential to the utmost. Introspection in American education has made us aware of the need f o r constant re-evaluation. We will be more serious in our education endeavor as a result.
Hope Captures Honors In West ^Virginia Speech Contest Carolyn Kleiber, a freshman, and George Worden, a junior, took second and first place respectively in the Pi Kappa Delta, Province of the Lakes, speech competition. George, speaking in the oratorical section of the contest chose as his topic, "The Publican" while Carolyn, in the extemporaneous division, spoke on "The Discontinuance of Nuclear Testing." The competition, held during the week of April 6-13, at Morris Harvery College in Charleston, West Virginia, had five main divisions of speech. They were debates, extempore speaking, oratory, discussion, and after-dinner speaking. Colleges and universities t h a t participated in the forensic activities were Marietta, Otterbein, University of Akron, Grove City College, Marshall, Morris Harvey, Central State College, Eastern Michigan College, Kent State University and Bowling Green University. Dr. William Schrier of the speech department accompanied the two contestants f r o m Hope.
Voorhees Day Tea To Be Held May 6 The Dean of Women and Hope College women invite their mothers and friends and the woman friends of Hope College to the annual Voorhees Day Tea. The tea will be held May 6, 1958 from 3 P.M. to 5 P.M. a t Voorhees Hall. This tea is held each year in memory of Elizabeth Voorhees who, with her husband, donated funds for the building of the woman's dormitory which bears her name. Annual tribute has been paid to Mrs. Voorhees on the Tuesday nearest her birthday since May 8, 1912, when the tradition was inaugurated by the late Winifred Durfee, then Dean of Women. Receiving the guests will be Miss Emma Reeverts, Dean of Women, Mrs. Mary Tellman, head resident of Voorhees Hall, Mrs. Marguerite Lubbers, wife of the college president, and the newly elected presidents of the women's organizations on campus. Darlene Elzinga, social chairman of House Board, is heading preparations f o r this event.
How About It, Girls? Some say girls are like newspapers: They have f o r m ; they always have the last word; back numbers are not in demand; they have great influence; you can't believe everything they say. They are thin—thinner than they used to be; they get along by advertising; and every man should have his own and not try to borrow his neighbor's. Legend of Lethargy A visitor spending the night with a Kentucky mountaineer and his 19-year-old son watched them as they sat silently in f r o n t of the fire, smoking their pipes, crossing and uncrossing their legs. A f t e r a long period of silence, the f a t h e r said, "Son, step outside and see if it's raining." , Without looking up, the son answered, "Aw, Pop, why don't ye jest call in the dog and see if he's wet?" (The Reader's Digest)
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From the Editors Desk The 1958 campus elections are now history. While the new officers are certainly to be congratulated, it is even more appropriate to congratulate the retiring Student Council officers, Bob Lesniak and Anna Geitner, for a job well done. 1 am sure that 1 speak for the entire student body when I say that the efforts of these two to maintain good government at Hope College have not gone unappreciated. —J. F.
Religious Activity Poses Vital Queries Real Thought, Concern Not 'Revival' Needed "I believe t h a t higher education can make a unique contribution to morals and religion. I do not believe it can make some of the contributions expected of it, and I think these expectations obscure the real purposes and achievements," stated Robert M. Hutchins in a telling comment on the responsibility and the inadequacy of campus religious activity. - Viewed in these terms the current campus "religious revival" often seems f a r wide of the mark. Not only do detailed studies such -as that of the Harvard Student Council cast doubt on its depth, they even suggest t h a t more noise, not more students participating, is the major change over the past ten years. Too often religious emphasis weeks are exactly that—religion f o r one week—and church attendance is compartmentalized and empty of relation to daily decisions. Granted Hutchins' contention that the purpose of higher education is to provoke thinking about important subjects and to stimulate the discovery of as much truth as can be learned about them neither unthinking piety nor occasional inspiration is adequate. Year round work with a real relation to everyday problems and individual decisions is needed. This exists on a few, but all too few, campuses. President Bernard Christenson of Augusburg College recently framed the goals of such a program in terms of three realizations it should bring to the individual: "I must do for my brother that my brother cannot do f o r himself." His need for material assistance and equality of opportunity are my concern." We are not called to the canon of conventional respectability." It is not enough to hold "Christian" views and allow others to deny the rights of our fellow men. "When our own initiative and effort is not enough, then we must turn to society." Each of us is responsible for seeing that problems are tackled, not for following a f t e r someone else leads. National Student News
Student Thought on Student Marriage To marry or not to marry while in college is a big question for many students. A Seattle Pacific college sociology professor. Dr. C. Melvin Foreman, has done research on the subject, recording the views of many students. Here are some of his findings, as reported by SPC's FALCON. Forty percent of the married couples said they wouldn't recommend combining college and marriage. Wives who m a n y a f t e r their sophomore year but before graduation take a dim view of the venture. Perhaps in retrospect the time between their f o r m e r single status and graduation now seems very short, but at present the graduation goal looks unattainable. Wives who marry a f t e r high school graduation or in the freshman year seem happy. Perhaps their education aspirations were limited.
Couples who financed marriage with just one partner assuming major financial support didn't recommend marriage. Those who had worked out what they considered a cooperative financial program were willing to advocate marriage. Having children while a student did not significantly affect attitudes. However, having an unplanned child created a negative feeling toward being a married undergraduate. Students who began their first serious dating in college were hesitant to advocate marriage. Dr. Foreman noted many of these "had been involved in a brief but intensive pattern of courtship." Parents play a part in the success of the campus marriage. Men who were reluctant to recommend marriage came from homes where there had been strong parental opposition to the marriage in the first place. Parental opposition did not appear to be a factor in the lives of wives opposing college marriage.
Letters to the Editor Dear Editor: You may, if you choose, disregard this letter as the usual, and therefore unimportant grumblings of a typical alumnus of the college: given to criticizing anything and everything that is done on campus if done differently- than when he was there. But as a recent graduate, and one who, as a student, was close to both the student council and the Anchor, I feel constrained to express my increasing concern at the present attitude toward the work of the student council as expressed in your columns. From time to time during the year, I have noted mention of an amendment to the Council's constitution, making class officers members ex-officio of that body; in the latest issue, I see an editorial above your signature taking the council to task f o r its system of elections, a system which you claim gives undue weight to the fraternities and sororities. As a member of the committee which revised the constitution some two years ago, allow me to state the case for the Council as presently constituted. Before the revision, representation on the council was a rat's nest of confusion: representatives were elected f r o m virtually any and all student organizations, and from the classes, which scarcely qualify as "student organizations" in the accepted sense of the word. When the committee was wrestling with the problem of representation, a major portion of our time was spent considering the philosophical basis of representation. We believed at t h a t time, and I believe now, t h a t this basis rests in communication. It should be axioatic that no one can t r u l y r e present an organization with which he either cannot or does not communicate. It was for this reason that the class officers were NOT made representatives to the Council. The average class had, I believe, about three meetings annually during my tenure as a student, and I highly doubt that the percentage is appreciably greater now. In dealing with the representation issue, we were, then, confronted with a situation not of our making. I refer to the strength of the campus fraternities and sororities. Anyone who has had the opportunity of comparing the fraternities at Hope and those at, say a state school such as I am now attending, canno but be struck by several facts: (a) Hope has an unusually high percentage of affiliation (two years ago it was 75% f o r the men and 98.7% for the women); (b) the rivalry between them, although great, is exceptionally "friendly" in comparison to other schools; (c) most of the campus social life centers, directly or otherwise, around these societies. This was, as I have said, a situation to be reckoned with, not an "ideal" one. The fact t h a t the fraternities and sororities are primary channels of communication on campus cannot be denied, but it should be obvious to anyone who has eyes to see. I F the class organizations were important on Hope's campus, the situation would be different; if classes held weekly meetings, and took time f o r a student council report as the fraternities do, this would be an entirely different system. But the first consideration in political organization is, and must be, the facts as they are, not as we would like to have them. We cannot make the classes stronger by fiat of the student council. Placing class presidents
on the council will not increase the strength of either the classes or the council. And once the door is opened to representatives outside of those of the fraternity and independant groups, who is to draw the line between organizations entitled to send a representative and those not so privileged. Once this kind of hunt gets started, some pretty wild geese can get chased! The thrust of your editorial seems to be that fraternities are nominating their most "popular" candidates, rather than those most qualified to hold office. With this opinion, I do not agree, particularly in light of those men nominated for this year's offices—all personal friends of mine. But, assuming that it were true, I see no reason to expect that the nominees of any other group would follow a different pattern. There is a tendency in all elections of any kind to elect the most "popular" man, and no wishful thinking to the contrary can change this fact. And, regrettable as it may seem, the first duty of any candidate is to get elected, for it goes without saying that no program can be effected by a losing candidate. Dear Editor: You mention that it "does not take much imagination to think of remedies" f o r the gloomy picture you have painted. Might I point out that it takes even less imagination to envision maladies where none exist. The propensity to "meddle" with an established order without first considering the conditions under which that order became established is a common one in human affairs. If conditions h a v e i n d e e d changed since last year, perhaps I am the "voice crying in the wilderness", chanting the ritual of an obsolete age. If this be true, I should be the last person to stand i i u t b e way of progress. But your contentions are not borne out by the facts; and one of these facts is that the men running f o r election this year are all well-qualified to hold office, regardless of from whom they secured their nomination. The limit of what can be established by legislation is one which meddlers constantly forget. Man cannot be improved by edict or statute, as those who supported the Eighteenth Amendment to the Federal Constitution discovered to their sorrow. Their fight to abolish the consumption of alcohol not only failed in its principle aim, but ushered in new evils of bootlegging, hijacking, and organized crime. Alas, but noble precepts do not always vanquish stubborn facts, particularly when imposed from an external source rather than evolved internally. Should the Constitution of the student council need amendment, by all means tailor it to suit changed conditions, but do not tamper with it out of a lack of other work to do. To do so is to invite f u r t h e r confusion and disaster by the process best described as "throwing out the baby with the bath water." —Robert A. Winter EDITOR'S NOTE: Apparently Mr. Winter does not read the ANCHOR editorials very carefully, f o r he has not only misjudged the spirit in which they were written but he has also read several things into them which do not appear th$r&.. I do not, as Mr. Winter seems to believe, advocate anarchy. P a s t editorials have aimed at bringing the Student Council Amendments to the attention of the student body and have chided the student body f o r a lack of interest in Student Council affairs. I have great respect f o r the Student Council, but, being a man-
May Day . .. (Continued from page 1) and Jo Ann Barton is in charge of the election of junior girls for the court. Heading the publicity committee in Judy Mulder. Loraine Pschigoda j s in charge of writing articles f o r the Sentinel and Shirley Meiste f o r the Anchor. In charge of posters are Carol Cloetingh, Helen Hungerink, and Carol Paton. Over-all chairman of the Banquet is Mar-les Exo. Working on the decorations are Carol Beuker, Helen Wade, and Charlotte Wierda. In charge of the menu is Carol Vander Meer; tickets, Mary Vander Poel; clean-up, Pris Boelhower and Dick Morgan; and programs, Ann Visser. General chairman of the Coronation is Artel Newhouse. Sandy Dressel, Carl Ver Beek, Joan Peelen, and Ray Ritsema are in charge of decorations. Susan Graves and Mel Versteeg are in charge of music; Alyce Proos and Mary Hoffmeyer, Guard of Honor; Suzanne Huizenga and Doris Stickle, May Pole Dance; and Jane Klaasen, Ed Westerbeek, Ellen Arendsen and Tim Vander Mel, cleanup. In charge of the Women's sports is Carolyn Scholten, Winona Keizer, and Diane Oldenburg. Larry Ter Molen and Dave Woodcock are in charge of the men's sports.
made institution, it is not perfect. Furthermore, I see nothing commendable in imitating the ostrich and pretending that its imperfections do not exist. Neither do 1 see anything commendable in compromising with its imperfections. If that were an honorable thing to do, Christianity, likewise, would long ago have furled its banners and given up the struggle with sin, declaring sin to be not an "ideal" condition but one "to be reckoned with." Mr. Winter discusses at length the basis of Student Council representation, defending the societies as "channels of communication." That is his privilege, but it really is unnecessary to argue the point with me. I never mentioned, let alone criticized the present system of representation—society representation. On the contrary, I heartily approve of any system that grants adequate representation to all—society members and independents. The electoral system which was the subject of my editorial is another matter and is, I still believe, the weakest aspect of student government at Hope College. That women are not permitted to seek the office of Student Council President, that well qualified independents and "inactives" cannot seek office, and t h a t many well qualified students are kept f r o m running because each society can nominate only one candidate f o r each office, are matters of f a c t that cannot be refuted. That societies are tempted to nominate their most popular members, t h a t elections tend to become just another area of society rivalry, and that this rivalry is the first concern of most voters is admitted even by the society themselves. That t h e societies yielded to temptation this particular time and nominated "popular" candidates for Student Council offices, I did not state and did not mean to infer. I do not believe that anyone on campus received t h a t impression either! I am rather surprised to be called a "meddler." Most of my critics accuse me of not "meddling" enough. Whether my title be editor-in-chief or meddler-in-chief, I plan to continue bringing to the attention of the campus matters that I think are of significance. - J . F.
"Cold War" Conference Report by K. Earl Scudder Hope College was recently among thirty educational institutions, east of the Rocky Mountains, that were extended an invitation tb attend the Twentieth Annual Public Affairs Conference at Principia College. Principia, the only Christian Science College in the World, is situated on a fourteen-acre campus, on the banks of the Mississippi River, near St. Louis. This year's conference was the twentieth of its kind held on the Principia Campus. Since 1939, the School of Government at the Principia College has presented a PAC either f o r its own students and undergraduates or including faculty delegates from colleges and universities f r o m the the Middle West.
The Conferences are organized and conducted entirely by the students of the College. Students choose the topics, write the analysis book, and administer the conference procedure and all the details with the aid of the committee work of 150-200 students. Great pride is taken in the f a c t that Principia is one of the three schools in the United States to hold an annual public affairs conference. The others are West Point and Texas A. and M. The schools participating in the 1958 Conference were: Texas A. and M., Ball State College, Carthage College, CCNY, Eastern Illinois University, Greenville College, Harding College, H a r r i s Teachers College, Hope College, University of Illinois, University of Missouri,
University of Tulsa, Wabash College, W a s h i n g t o n University, Wayne State University, State University of South Dakota, Rockford College, R o o s e v e l t University, Southern Illinois University, Southern Illinois University (ROTC), Southwestern at Memphis, U.S. Air Force Academy, West Point Military Academy, University of Houston, Illinois College, Illinois State Normal University, Indiana State Teachers College, Monmouth College, Ouachita Baptist College, and Parsons College. A f t e r arriving at the Principia Campus April 17, the participating delegates were briefed on the various aspects of the Cold W a r by seven prominent governmental and foreign affairs experts. Here are some details on their qualifications and parts in the Conference. Charles Burton Marshall, delivering the keynote address f o r PAC on Thursday, laid out the whole problem of the Cold War in overall analysis. Mr. Marshall is an Associate at Washington Center for the Study of Foreign Policy. From January, 1955 - June, 1957, he was Political Advisor to the Prime Minister of Pakistan. He is also author of the book. The Limits of Foreign Policy. The political w a r f a r e expert for the conference was Dr. Robert Bowie. Currently Director of the Harvard University Center f o r International Affairs, Mr. Bowie graduated f r o m Princeton summa cum laude. He has also served as advisor to Secretary Dulles a t the London Conference on the Suez problem. Norman Burns advised the delegates on the economic aspects of
the PAC problem. Mr. Burns is Deputy Regional Director f o r the Near East and South Asia International Cooperation Administration of the Department of State. From 1958 to 1956 he was chief economic advisor to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency in Beirut. Mr. Burns is the author of The Tariff of Syria, 1933. Henry A. Kissinger, military expert f o r PAC, is serving the government as Consultant to the Operations Research Office, and to the Weapons Systems Evaluation Group of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Dr. Kissinger has published two books: Nuclear Weapons and Foreign Policy and A World Restored. Stephan T. Possony, advisor in psychological cold war, was born in Vienna in 1913 and educated in Austria. Dr. Possony's present role is that of professor of International Politics in the Graduate School of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. His writings include Tomorrow's War (1938), and Strategic Air Power (1949). Saville R. Davis, Managing Editor of The Christian Science Monitor, spoke to delegates on the moral and spiritual aspects of the cold war problem. Mr. Davis has been with the Monitor since 1932 and served in such antebellum capacities as State Department and Mediterranean Correspondent, The Chistian Science Monitor, (despite recent adverse comments published in our Anchor), has been noted as one of the most outstanding newspapers in this country. A f t e r the Keynote and briefings, the delegates split up into commissions f o r discussion. Moderators for the commissions were
students rather than experts, as the purpose of the commission is f o r students to think and reason with other students rather than to absorb from one wiser and more experienced. Points discussed were: (1) Military Doctrine—limited or total war and conventional or nuclear war, (2) Disarmament, (3) Evaluation of Summit Meetings, (4) Neutralization of Europe, (5) North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and (6) Uncommitted a n d / o r underdeveloped states or areas in general. A few of the results were t h a t : (1) NATO allies should be supplied with nuclear armaments, if they desire them. (2) Basic research and nuclear information should be shared with our allies f o r the promotion of g r e a t e r efficiency. (3) Summit meetings are of little avail without preliminary conferences. (4) De facto recognition should be granted to Red China. The result of ten hours of discussion was a commission report recommending specific policies or alternatives to policy, with reasons for these recommendations, and expected beneficial and detrimental consequences of each policy.
Photography Contest Announced A contest for college student photographers is being sponsored by the Intercollegian, a magazine covering the college field and published by the National Student YMCA-YWCA. Theme of the contest is student life and education in America, and $850 in prizes in equipment and cash are offered.
The contest will close November 1, 1958, and judging the entries will be Jacob Deschin, Photography Editor, New York Times; David Linton, President, American Society of Magazine Photographers, and Grace M. Mayer, Curator of the Museum of the City of New York. Prize-winning pictures will be published in the Intercollegian and exhibited at the YMCA-YWCA National Student Assembly in Urbana, Illinois, December 28, 1958 to January 3, 1959. For complete contest rules and an entry blank Hope Students may write to Intercollegian Photography Contest, 291 April 19 the delegates again as- Broadway, New York 7, N.Y. sembled in plenary session to hear the reports of the separate commissions and the summary address and Robert Vander Lugt, though by Dr. William Y. Elliott. Dr. El- noting that they had been as adeliott, who has addressed 19 of the quately prepared as students from 20 Public Affairs Conferences, not the other participating institutions, only is a member of the govern- left the Conference a little disturbment department a t Harvard Uni- ed by the student's lack of knowversity, but also has had much ledge, by the tremendous scope of practical governmental experience. foreign policy, and by the many Until summer of 1957 he was a different opinions of honest men member of the National Security with similar ends to be reconciled Council Planning Board, and is now in a democracy. Only by realizing a consultant f o r Under-Secretary where and by how f a r we fall short of State, Christian A. Herter. of the idea'ls of a democracy can The Hope delegates, Ted Du we lessen the distance between Mez,- Paul Lydens, Ken Scudder fact and ideal.
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Hope Sweeps Doubleheader In MIAA Opener Against Adrian Hope Trackmen Lose First Meet to GRJC 70-61 Unable to overcome the big lead built up by the GRJC Raiders in the field events, the Hope track and field unit went down in defeat last Saturday afternoon, 70-61. The track events took place a t the 22nd Street location, w i t h . the field events were held a t 13th Street. Mainly on the s t r e n g t h of J e r r y Priebe's first place performances in the shot put, javelin, and discus, GRJC gained a 22 point advantage a f t e r the field events were completed. Priebe executed a javelin throw of 205 , 2", a JC record. Roland "Pooch" Schut took Hope's only first in the field events with a pole vault of 11'6". Hope began to close the g a p as the track events progressed, but slipped back in the high hurdles. The best Hope could manage was a third, accounted f o r by J e r r y Hill. In f o r m e r years, Hope would have taken a first and a second in this event t h a n k s to Paul Wiegerink and Jim Hilmert. However, neither Wiegerink nor Hilmert is expected to participate in that particular event this year. A f t e r that, the Dutchmen could not make up enough points to overtake the Raiders. First place winners f o r Hope in addition to Schut were Dave
Spring Sports Offer Women Wide Variety The Spring sports are filling the calendar of all W.A.A. enthusiasts f o r the rest of the school year. Softball is being organized by Judy Van Dyke with a team f r o m each class expected to participate in the games which will be played on Tuesdays a t 4:00. Ellie Bylsma will be taking any interested golfers out to play f o r 50c on Wednesdays a t 4:00. The traditional bridge t o u r n a m e n t is being brought back this year under the auspices of Carolyn Scholten. Arrows will be flying every Monday and Wednesday f r o m 4-5 in an archery tournament organized by Carol Ham. Saturday mornings have been reserved f o r horseback riding which is again being lead by Sandy Dressel.
Spaan, who took first in the 440 and 880; Paul Wiegerink, first in the 100-yd. dash and the 220-yd. low hurdles; Jim Rozeboom, first in the mile; Harold Gazan, first in the two-mile; and the mile relay team of Jim Vanderlind, Ron Bronson. Bob Hilbelink, and Rozeboom. The results: Pole Vault — Schut ( H ) , Clark ( J C ) , Sabo ( J C ) — Height 11'6". High J u m p — Vander Pol ( J C ) , Conley ( J C ) , Bakker (H) — Height 5 , 7". Shot P u t — Priebe ( J C ) , Ter Molen ( H ) , Sabo ( J C ) — Distance 46'4 1 /4". Javelin — Priebe ( J C ) , Carpenter ( J C ) , Czerinski ( J C ) — Distance 205'2". Broad J u m p — Booker ( J C ) , Voskuil ( H ) , Wilson ( J C ) — Distance 19'11". Discus — Priebe ( J C ) , Hilmert ( H ) , Duimstra (JC) — Distance 117'9". 880-yd. run — Spaan ( H ) , Mabin ( J C ) , Smits (H) — time 2:11.6. Mile — Rozeboom ( H ) , Mabin ( J C ) , Wondra ( H ) — t i m e 4:41.6. 440-yd. dash — Spaan ( h ; , Booker ( J C ) , Vanderlind ( H ) — time 51.4 sec. 100-yd. dash — Wiegerink ( H ) , Coeling (JC), Mohr (H) — time 10.1 sec. 120-yd. high hurdles — Vander Pol ( J C ) , Washburn ( J C ) , Hill ( H ) — time 16.1 sec. 220-yd. dash — Coeling ( J C ) , Mohr ( H ) , Lignell (JC) — time 23.5 sec. Two mile — Gazan ( H ) , Delaney ( J C ) , Schut (H) — time 10:51.6. 220-yd. low hurdles — Wiegerink ( H ) , Vander Pol ( J C ) , Mohr ( H ) — time 27 sec. Mile relay — Hope — time 3:44.5. -/•
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for f o u r runs in the very first inning. Bulldog s t a r t e r developed arm trouble a f t e r hitting r i g h t fielder Jack F a b e r with a pitch. A r t Olson socked his replacement f o r a single. Jack Kempker got a f r e e pass and Moon Morgan sinTop-notch pitching by veteran gled across a pair of runs. BredeBob Andree and f r e s h m a n Bruce weg's smash to third scored KempHoffman was the prime factor in ker. Morgan came across on a Hope's twin killing over the Adrian passed ball f o r the f o u r t h run. Bulldogs on the losers' diamond. In the fifth inning Hope added The contests were the first f o r a single tally when Olson reached Hope in league play this season. base on a fielder's choice, stole Andree limited the Adrian batsecond, and scored on Kempker's ters two a m e a g e r two hits, pitchsingle. The Dutch completed the ing in the first game. In addition, scoring in the sixth when they he struck out eight and walked picked up another run. Andree was none. safe a t first on an error, advanced Hope pounced on Bulldog hurlers to second as F a b e r walked, moved to third on Olson's single, and scored on Kempker's deep fly to center.
Hope Golfers Open Andree, Hoffman Pitch Dutchmen to Season With Win Over Kazoo Wins of 6-0 and 4-3 American Legion Memorial Park last F r i d a y afternoon was the battleground on which Hope's golf team won its opening match of the current season. They defeated MIAA foe Kalamazoo 10-6. N u m b e r one man Ray De Does fired a 74 to d e f e a t his opponent Bob Pixley (82) 3-0, but medalist honors went to Bob Holt, whose 73 took a 3-0 victory f r o m Ben Schram (90). Freshman Tom Klaasen came through with a very impressive round of 79, defeating Tom Kreilick (85) 3-0. Dennis Camp, another newcomer to the squad dropped his match 3-0 to Bob Fletcher. Fletcher toured the course in 79 strokes, while Camp's total was 86. In the fifth pairing Hope's John Van Dyke (89) lost 3-0 to Wally Preston (82). Hope got its tenth point f o r low team score.
Dutchmen Lose Net Battle To GRJC
A f t e r taking a 5-2 decision f r o m the Alma netmen in their opening match last week, Hope's tennis team were edged out by Grand Rapids Junior College 6-5 last Saturday at their home courts. Rope's top singles player John Individual matches are scored as follows: One point is awarded to Jeltes won his match handily, takthe man with the low score on the ing Bob Driscoll in s t r a i g h t sets f r o n t nine holes, one point f o r 6-3, 6-0. Tiger Teusink, playing low total on the back nine, and number two, lost to Bill Doezema, one f o r overall low. In the event 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. Marshall Elzinga defeated Herb Vfestover 7-5, 6-2; Jim of ties, half-points are awarded. E n g b e r s lost to Ron Betten 8-6, 7-5; Rowland Van Es was defeated Women Win, Lose in Tennis by Bob Topp 6-4, 2-6, 6-4; Dennis There are six returning letter Wiersma went down in s t r a i g h t winners on the varsity tennis team sets to John - T a n j a 6-4, 6-2; Ron this year: for seniors—Alice War- Wiegerink beat Jim Lind 6-4, 6-4; ren, Donna Hardenberg, Joyce and Ross Boersma lost to Tom Hoekstra 6-2, 6-3. Leighley, and Mary Kay Diephus; In Doubles play Hope took tow one junior—Carolyn Scholten; and out of three matches. Teusink and one sophomore—Jan Owen. Adding to the s t r e n g t h of the team Jeltes defeated Driscoll and Westare the new members: Winona over 6-3, 6-0; Elzinga and E n g b e r s Keizer, a junior; and f o u r f r e s h - won f r o m Doezema and Betten 8-6, men — Sandy De Koning, Sally 2-6, and 6-4; while Wiersma and Houtman, Lois Bonnema, and Mary Wiegerink lost to T a n j a and Lind 13-11, 6-3. Wiersma. One point is awarded f o r each The first match which was played individual singles and doubles with Aquinas College her on April match. All home matches will be18th ended in a 7-2 win f o r Hope. gin a t 3 p.m. But the second match held here April 19th a g a i n s t Calvin resulted in a 4-5 loss.
The second g a m e was a much closer battle. Though Hoffman's pitching was effective all the way, Adrian picked up one run in the first and two in the seventh. The last two runs came as a result of a number of Hope fielding miscues and were unearned. Meanwhile, the Dutchmen g a r n e r e d two runs in the third as Thomson singled, stole second, and tallied on the Adrian's shortstop's muff of Beernink's grounder. Olson singled Whitey to third where he scored on a wild pitch. Hope's other two runs came in the f o u r t h and fifth innings. J e r r y Boeve singled in the fourth. He promptly pilfered second, and then reached third on a ground out. A wild pitch enabled him to score. In the fifth, Kempker poled a long three b a g g e r to center. Jack Faber's single brought in the run. The Line Scores: Hope 400 010 Adrian 000 000 Batteries: Andree and Krohn, A r m s t r o n g (1) bley.
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Adrian 100 000 2—3 4 2 Hope 002 110 0—4 8 3 Batteries: Hoffman and E s s e n b u r g ; Joles and Geer.
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