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HOPE COLLEGE ANCHOR Hope College — Holland, Michigan


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Committees f o r the 1956 May Day, which will be held on Friday, May 4, have been announced as follows: the General Chairman is Glennyce Kleis; Mary J a n e Adams is in charge of the Junior Election; Ethel-Ann Peelen is working on publicity f o r the Holland Evening Sentinel and Mary Alice Ferguson for the Anchor, and Jocelyn Fryling and Virginia VanderBorgh are spreading the news around campus. In charge of the women's sports are Mary Hesselink and Betty Burnett, with Tom Harris in charge of the men's sports. Shirley Schaafsma is handling the awards. As for the Coronation, the Chairman is Barbara Jeffrey while Mary Alice Ferguson, Sherwood Hazelton, Bob Ritsema, Sue Underwood, and Tom TenHoeve set up the decoration; Ann Bloodgood and Ruth Wright take care of Music; Fran Kramer works on p r o g r a m s ; Len Rowell superintends the sound; Ruth Bruins and Carol Matheis furnish the Honor Guard, Judy Rypma and Mari-Ann Peerbolt take care of the May Pole, and Elsie VandeZande and J e r r y Redeker are the Clean-Up Committee Chairmen. Barbara Grootenhuis, as t h e Chairman of the Evening Banquet, is working with the following committees and chairmen: Diane Johnson and A1 Hill decorations; Elaine Vruggink, menu; Evelyn Bolks, prog r a m s ; Dorothy Hesselink, tickets; and Evelyn Zylstra and Adele Dingee, clean-up. Master of Ceremonies is to be Don VanEtten and the Invocation will be given by Rev. Hinkamp. Watch the next issue for the announcement of the Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, and Faculty Toastmasters. Norma Damstra is in charge of the Student Council Party which will follow the Banquet.


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Van Eenenaam, Matheis Take Top Council Posts in Record Election


At F.T.A. Banquet The F u t u r e Teachers of America had a successful banquet on April li)th. Almost sixty education students gathered in the Juliana Room to hear about their chosen profession. A f t e r the dinner, the election of new officers took place. Mary Lou Van Es was elected president; John Plasman, vice-president and F r a n ces Kramer, secretary-treasurer. Dr. Cole Brembeck, head of teacher education at Michigan S t a t e University, spoke on Look Onward, F u t u r e Teacher. He touched upon the outward aspects of teaching such as pay and prestige, but emphasized the inward good of teaching, saying t h a t "Great teachers are a p a r t of their work in all ways." Carol Kuyper gave a humorous reading on the thoughts of a first grade teacher, and closed the banquet with a Teacher's Prayer which expressed the hope of every f u t u r e teacher. Mr. and Mrs. John VerBeek, Mr. and Mrs. G a r r e t t VanderBorgh and Mrs. Henry Schoon were guests at the banquet. Mr. Ver Beek is adviser of the club. Barbara J e f f r e y and Judy Kingma were in charge of decorations. Evon Southland worked on publicity while F r a n Kramer and Alyce Weener contacted the F.T.A. members.

BULLETIN The Publications Hoard announced today that editors have been chosen for the coming year for the Anchor and .Milestone. According t o Lois Hoeksma, chairman of the board, Robert Winter, junior from Grand Rapids, has been selected to edit the Anchor for the coming year. The 1957 Milestone will be under the direction of J a m e s Evenhuis, sophomore from Grand Rapids.


To Present

Senior Recital A/lo/ 3 Miss Marcia Veldman, mezzosoprano, will present her senior recital Thursday, May 3, at 8:15 P.M. in the Hope Memorial Chapel. Miss Veldman is from the voice class of Dr. Robert W. Cavanaugh. The program will be as follows: "Printemps qui commence" from Samson and Delilah by Saint-Saens, "Voce di donna o d'angelo" f r o m La Gioconda by Ponchielli, Fischerweise, Der Kreuzzing, Gruppe aus dom Tantarus, and Pox Vobiscum, all by Schubert, To the Children by Rachmaninoff, The Sleep that Flits on Baby's Eyes, Carpenter, WallPaper, by Kingsford, and the Evening Prayer by Moussorgsky. For her final selection. Miss Veldman has chosen the Brahms' Rhapsody for Contralto, accompanied by the men's chorus and piano.

De Vries, Vander Lugt, And Ten Pas Also Win A f t e r a windy week of fallen posters, shredded signs, and hectic activity f o r campaign managers and candidates alike, the suspense of the spring election season was ended at the student council party last Friday night with the announcement of the winners in one of the most hotly-contested elections in several years. According to student council vicepresident Penny Ramaker, a total of eighty-two percent of the student body voted in the final elections, a record f o r recent years. Voters were lured to the polls by the Sorosis vote-birds and the following slate of candidates: f o r president of the student council, Dave Van Eenenaam, Fraternal, and Gord Hondorp, Arcadian; f o r vice-president of the student council, Norma Damstra, Delta Phi, and Carol Matheis, Dorian; for senior class president. Jack Walchenbach, Arcadian, and John De Vries, Cosmopolitan; f o r president of the junior class. Bob Vander Lugt, Knickerbocker, and Blaine Timmer, F r a t e r n a l ; for the sophomore class presidency, Carl Ver Beek, Fraternal, and John Ten Pas, Cosmopolitan. Victors Give Views The victorious candidates were announced by the present officers of their classes, and by Penny Ramaker and John Adams, incumbant student council leaders. Following the election announcement, the Anchor interviewed the successful candidates, and received the following replies to queries concerning their plans for the coming year: Dave Van Eenenaam, newly elected president of the student council: "I feel that we should develop within the student body an intensive interest in council affairs, and make sure t h a t the council itself will benefit the students, the college, and the community."

PSM To End Season With Kiddie Komedy "Rumpelstiltskin" is on the agenda for the last P&M production of the year. The annual children's play, produced by the Theatre Production II class, will have two performances, one morning and one afternoon, on May 5, in the litt'.e theatre. The story, which concerns a ghoulish creature who has the supernatural power of spinning straw into gold but demands high rewards f o r his labors, takes place in a f a i r y tale atmosphere at the edge of the world. Co-directors B a r b a r a Brookstra and Marianne Wierks have announced the cast which is as follows: Alyce DePree will appear in the title role of Rumpelstiltskin, and Marianne Wierks i s t h e witch, Mother Hulda. The Miller and his wife and d a u g h t e r are played by Del Farnsworth, Una Hunt, and J a n Van Peursem, respectively. Gothol and Ingert, the king's two couriers, will be played by Joe Woods and Bill Van Doom. The tyrannical king is Marlin Vander Wilt, and the prince is Bob Van W a r t . The king's beautiful Karen will be impersonated by Wilma Beets, and the nurse of the child whose ownership is disputed will be Ruth Vos. The two ladiesin-waiting are Lois Thorns and Matie Fisher.

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Carol Matheis, incoming veep for the council: "We should work with caution next year with the new and revised constitution and committee system, in order to find its f a u l t s and advantages, and to see generally if it is workable." John DeVries, president of the class of '57: "I think we can develop more unity for the class through co-sponsoring with the more powerful student government a wider social program, and reinstate that forgotten tradition: the class memorial." Bob Vander Lugt, junior class prexy: "We should provide a f a s t e r integration of the freshmen into the student body a f t e r their intiation, so that they will feel that they are a p a r t of the school, and realize this more quickly than other new classes of the past." John Ten Pas, leader of next year's sophomores: "We can develop class organization and class spirit through projects such as social events and services. If we can receive the support shown to me this year, all of our endeavors as a class will surely be successful. Under the revised student council constitution, newly-elected officers take office immediately, and in accordance with this, Dave and Carol were sworn into office following the announcement of the election results. John Adams, outgoing president, also stated the council's thanks to members of the Sorosis society, who manned election booths, and conducted a "get-out-the-vote" campaign this year.

Study Conduct Draws Singleton's Fire; Students Question Spirit of Laws TO: (It could be you) FROM: The Librarian ABOUT: Co-operation

Left to r i g h t ; Del F a r n s w o r t h , Jan V a n Peursem, Alyce De Pree, Una H u n t , M a r l i n V a n d e r W i l t , l e a d i n g roles in the R u m p e l s t i l t s k i n f o r the C h i l d r e n ' s Theatre.

Idiots Force Anchor To Make Mistake The Anchor wishes to explain that the announcement that appeared in the last issue about the Christmas p a r t y the Pan-Hellenic and I n t e r - F r a t e r n i t y Boards gave f o r parents of war orphans was only a big joke because it has been discovered since the announcement appeared t h a t war orphans don't have parents.

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S. C. Elections — Better Late Than Not At Ail!

A f t e r weeks of planning ingenious eye-catching propaganda f o r our friends, and another week of displaying all our activity, we're anxiously awaiting the outcome of t h e Student Council Elections. There were several changes made in the campaign week program which found Gord Hondorp, Ted The Anchor does not like to have Redding, and Dave Van Eenenaam its leg pulled in this way, and is running f o r the presidency of the hiring five additional staff members Student Council. Girls interested to watch f o r information sent to in the position of vice president us by practical jokers. included N o r m a Damstra, Lois So in the f u t u r e keep your f u n n y Hoeksema, Carol Mathies, and Sue stuff to yourself. Underwood.

By your attitude and by your disregard for others in the Reading Room you have indicated your unwillingness to co-operate with Miss Bailey and library assistants there. For this reason it would seem that you had forfeited your right to use the Reading Room. I am sure that you can find many other places on the campus to talk. If, at the end of a month, you care to convince me that you can accept the responsibilities t h a t accompany the privileges of a library, I shall be happy to listen. Mildred E. Singelton, Librarian

This year's campaign was carried on in one week. Candidates f o r both offices spoke together at an all-college assembly in the gym Tuesday evening. Balloting took place yesterday and today with the results being announced tonight at a Student Council p a r t y at the Lit Club. Another innovation was a campaign carried on by a sorority to arouse interest in voting and have the students take an active part in campaign week.

TO: Mildred E. Singleton FROM: Students ABOUT: Co-operation By your attitude and by your method of execution of disciplinary action in the Reading Room you have indicated your unwillingness to co-operate with the students in their efforts to study effectively. (In the final analysis, is it not the student, who has quite consistently been engaged in the a r t of study, the best judge of the atmosphere in which studying may be done most effectively ?) For this reason it would seem t h a t you had f o r feited your right to be respected f o r your ill advised disciplinary action. We are sure that you can find many other places on the campus to assert your authority more wisely. If, in the passage of time, you can convince us that your action has been warranted, we will respectfully accept your mandates. S. Schneider and D. Spaan, Students P.S. Our a r g u m e n t is not against the librarian's right to use disciplinary action to preserve harmony in the library; r a t h e r it is against the times, and means, and the circumstances under which this action is inaugurated.

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"U-m-m-m-m-m And ALittle Bit More" Although it must be supposed that the excellent slate of candidates presented to the student body in last week's election had something to do with the size of the turnout at the polls, a good deal of credit f o r the record crowds must be given to the members of the Sorosis society. Their snappy attire, their diligent work at the polls, and their clever "vote bird" signs all contributed to a record which is not to be considered a final goal, but which certainly represents a m a j o r step towards that goal. This is the type of service project by which campus societies j u s t i f y themselves, and we're all f o r more of the same.



Waiters' Lament

Some people say a man is made outa mud; A college man's made with coffee for blood; Coffee for blood an' a fact-fuzzed head. Sleepless eyes and the sitter's spread. (Chorus) Ya carry sixteen hours. An' what the heck f o r ? A hound-dog's s m a r t e r an' a plumber gets more Saint Peter, I'm sorry but I can't come 'till I've dragged my soul through the sheepskin mill. Had a hole in my head since I was a pup; Gotta get a diploma to stuff it up; Every sixteen hours that I get through, The administration says "Bully f o r you: (chorus)

When ya see me comin' well have no f e a r s ; The hubub of election-time has quieted once again, and the campus All the muscle I got is between my no longer looks like the midway of an old-time carnival. Most of the ears; student body can fall comfortably asleep again, while the new officers A few more hours an' I'll have my work on keeping student government healthy and growing at Hope fill . . . College. Of course, if the record vote means anything, it just could If the Devil don't get me then the be that our students are finally waking up to the fact that the council D r a f t Board will! can not do its work alone, and this would be a most welcome sign. (chorus) This year's 'officers and council members have done a good job of —thanx to M.M.C. Life conducting student affairs, but there is yet a good deal of ground to be broken. Your leaders are chosen; your campaign promises are on record; your school can advance; your support will help. Patronize Our Advertisers I —R.A.W. *




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Hesselink Selected To Lead , 56-'57Y.W. The meeting w a s called to order Civil Service — The system is by the President a t 8:30 p.m. in now ready f o r use. Durfee Lounge. The roll was t a k e n Committee on Committees — Bob and t h e minutes were read and Lesniak presented each member of corrected, Joan Peelen was added the council with a d i a g r a m of the to N.S.A. committee. committee set up. The committee is having difficulty g e t t i n g the StuReports: The President reported t h a t a dent Direction Committee to meet problem has arisen in connection and.approve the committee system. N.S.A. — Academic Freedom with t h e Constitution, Section 1: Week will be held April 9-16. The Article IV: The Emersonians wish to run Ted Redding f o r Student committee is planning a program Council President who h a s just re- f o r the entire week which will give placed Bob Ritsema on the council. us a closer definition of Academic The President interprets the Con- Freedom. M.A.C.S.G. — Met a t Adrian stitution as meaning t h a t Ted is a College and discussed among other member of the Council and t h a t he will be able to run f o r president. things student a p a t h y and the However, an amendment should be power and authority of the student proposed as to how much time council. The members attending should be allowed before nomina- felt this organization was an imtions f o r someone to become a p o r t a n t p a r t of the campus life. Education Policies — The commember of the council to c l a r i f y mittee granted the following rethis m a t t e r . The Vice-president reported on quests f o r changes: 1. African History a 3 hr. course the Student Council Elections. T h e will be t a u g h t 1st semester by Miss Presidential and Vice-presidential candidates f o r Class President shall Ross. 2. A revision of the Math courses speak Wednesday noon. The old under the direction of Mr. Lampen. Class Presidents will be in c h a r g e 3. A Survey of French Literature of the meetings. The Council received a letter regarding a drive will be taught. 4. Physics 71 changed f r o m a 3 for books f o r Korean Colleges. The Treasurer reported t h a t our hr. course to a 4. The committee appointed a subexpenditures to date are $704.75, receipts $343.87, leaving a balance committee to look into graduates without majors. on hand of $395.25. Constitutional Revisions — The Committee Reports: returns on the voting f o r the new W.U.S. — The drive was r a t h e r constitution were as follows: 452 successful we have $300 to send approved, 115 disapproved, 9 abinto W.U.S. On May 5 & 6 a stained, total number of votes 576, regional conference will be held, and 61.7% of student body voted. we a r e asked to send a delegate Old Business: p r e f e r a b l y the W.U.S. chairman f o r A move was made and seconded next year. The committee wishes to discuss t h e insurance plan. to disband as their work f o r this A motion was made and carried year is completed. that the committee recommend to Insurance — Isla reported t h a t the college administration t h a t Inthere were 158 in f a v o r of an In- surance p r o g r a m which best fits surance plan and 45 a g a i n s t such the needs of the College campus. a plan. We must now decide New Business: whether we should go ahead with Moved to open discussion on the such a plan or f o r m a committee book drive f o r the Korean Colleges. f o r next year. A motion was made to have the President of the Student Council appoint a capable person in charge M. H. C. Announces of t h e book drive delegating the collection to the Class Presidents. Munson Fellowships Carried. "Fellowships ranging f r o m $500 A motion w a s made and carried to $2500 will be given f o r satisto appoint a committee to look into f a c t o r y manuscripts in broad fields the problem of publishing a Stuin t h e history of education by the dent Handbook and to report on it. Michigan Historical C o m m i s s i o n Moved to adjourn. t h r o u g h the John M. Munson MichRespectfully submitted, igan History Fund upon acceptance Carol Matheis, Secretary of t h e manuscript by the Commission. Manuscripts accepted by the As I f^azed f ^ m t^y w ^ d o w "1H Commission will be published a s a Van Vleck Hall. book in a series of volumes to be I saw in the distance a vision so published by the Michigan Histall. torical Commission on the history 'Twas out f r o m the earliest rays of education in the state. Fellowof the sun. ship will be in lieu of royalty and As it rose f r o m the east to begin the ownership of the manuscript its day's run will be in the Commission. That he strode 'cross the field to To supplement the fellowship and the place of his choice to enable the fellow to complete a With a song on his lips and his manuscript in a reasonable time, h e a r t in his voice. g r a n t s in aid, in variable amounts, will be given to help bear t h e ex- My h e a r t leaped within me as nearer he came; penses of research and writing. For he looked as a king who most Each application will be considered nobly did reign individually on its merits. . Grants in aid will be based upon the needs O'er all the broad e a r t h and the heavens above. of t h e applicant and t h e requirem e n t s of the subject. They are Ah yes — here a t last was the one I could love. renewable upon submission, a t the Yet I knew it r i g h t then, as a end of the year, of a p r o g r e s s rewoman can know. port indicating to t h e satisfaction of t h e Commission t h a t a manu- T h a t this m a n of m y dreams would ne'er be m y "Joe." script suitable f o r publication will be produced. For 'though he who works h a r d on the new Music Hall Applications r e c ei v e d up to March 1, 1957 will be considered. May seemingly be " j u s t a n Absolute Doll;" F o r details and application blanks, write Dr. Lewis Beeson, executive The. fellow whom someday I'll choose to call mine secretary, Michigan Historical ComWill not lay bricks f o r 2 bucks an mission, Lewis Cass Building, Lanshour (plus overtime)!!!ing 13, Michigan."

The YWCA elected Dorothy Hesselink to be t h e i r president f o r the 1956-57 year. A junior f r o m Muskegon, Michigan, she served on the cabinet her sophomore year as social chairman, and has been active as co-superintendent of the Michigan CE Union and vice-president of the Michigan CE. She has served on the W.A.A. Board, Student Council, House Board, House Council, and as Voorhees Counsellor. A member of the Kappa Beta Phi sorority, Dorothy has extended her activities in the field of speech, chapel choir, symphonette, orchest r a , Kappa Delta, and FTA. Installed Tuesday evening as vice-president was Sue Underwood, a junior f r o m Grand Rapids. Sue is district representative f o r the YW and served as vice-president of the Michigan S t a t e YWCA f o r this past year. A member of the student council, she acted as chairman f o r Mom and Dad's Day, and as a member of the NSA committee. She is a member of the Sigma Iota Beta sorority, Spanish Club, P & M , Kappa Delta, Chancel Choir, and F.T.A. Off campus, she served as sponsor of the Holland Hi-C Club and a member of the Third Church choir. J a n e Klaasen, a f r e s h m a n f r o m Holland, was selected to be secretary. J a n e was active her first year on campus as class secretary. House Council Treasurer, and a member of chancel choir. J a n e Gouwens, a sophomore from South Holland, Illinois was elected t r e a s urer. During the past year she served as membership chairman f o r the YW. A member of the Delta Phi sorority, she has been a member of the Student Council, P & M , o r c h e s t r a , symphonette, WAA Board, and House Council vicepresident.

WUS Reaches $340 At t h e W.A.L. dinner meeting in the Chatternook, before Spring Vacation, the t r e a s u r e r reported that a total of $40.95 was reached f o r WUS. Of this $290.95 was collected, $23.00 was raised f r o m the pennya-minute night, and $27.00 was made a t the p a r t y f o r WUS. World University Service was organized under the direction of the Student Council. Lead by a chairman f r o m the Student Council, the committee was composed by five males and five females chosen by the chairman. Each member of the committee became a chairman or co-chairman of a specific duty. One of the first things done by the committee was to set a goal. This was set a t $500.00. This sum was to be raised by solicitation during a special week. The committee finally agreed that the f r a t e r n i t i e s and sororities were the best groups to use to contact all students. The independents were to be reached later. Thus, the committee expanded to include a member of each f r a t e r n i t y or sorority. When these groups asked f o r an estimate, the committee up a % scale according to the size of the group in order to reach the goal that had been set.

During the E a s t e r vacation I was f o r t u n a t e enough to attend the Ninth Annual Conference of the Association of International Relations Clubs. This conference was especially unique in that it was held in three different cities, respectively, Washington, Philadelphia, and New York. The cross-currents of intensive discussion centered around the general topic, "How Can the U.S. Meet Russia's New Challenge." It was at one of the round-table discussions, as the weakness of the present American foreign policy was being considered, t h a t a student brought up the following question: "Should not the U.S. t r a n s f e r a g r e a t e r portion of its allocations for economic aid to the U.N. Technical Assistance P r o g r a m in view of the immense success of t h a t p r o g r a m . " Some of those present said t h a t the U.S. foreign policy would be more effective if an impartial international organization such as the UN administered its aid. Some maintained that the U.S. should pull out of the U.N. altogether. And others were either silent, noncommittal, or apathetic. I address this present column to those of our number who reflect any of the above attitudes. Many times in evaluating the contribution of the UN to world peace, we get lost in a muddle of partisan and political incomprehensibilities. Very briefly then, I would like to joint out some of the non-political contributions of the UN's peace offensive in the field of Technical Assistance. More technical assistance goes to Asia and the Middle E a s t than to any other p a r t of the world. The following are just some of many projects that the UN and its specialized agencies are undertaking. - India's first D.D.T. f a c t o r y and an antibiotics plant have recently been built. - In Indonesia the modernization of eighty privately owned industries have been undertaken. - A UN hydrographer gave the Pakistan government the necessary assistance to sink well t h a t now supply ten percent of the total w a t e r supply of its capital city, Karachi. - A glass plant capable of producing twelve million square f e e t of window glass annually — enough to fill most of the country's needs — is being built a t Inchon, Korea, with aid valued a t 2.5 million dollars f r o m the U N Korea Reconstruction Agency.

- T h e U N World Health Agency was able to confirm recently the first proven advance in rabies prevention since Pasteur's vaccine came into use seventy years ago. The vaccine was administered to twenty-nine people in a small Iranian village who had been biten by a rabid wolf. The serum proved a success. - Since 1949, the UN Children's Fund has approved aid for one hundred and sixty-five milk and other food p r o c e s s i n g plants throughout Asia and Europe and Latin America as well. Already one hundred and twenty-four Ipuch plants are in full-scale operation, delivering better health to several millions. I could go on enumerating such projects ad infinitum, but let this serve as a concrete realization of the valuable contribution of the UN in the field of technical assistance. The uncommitted people of the world a r e tired of bullet-aid; they seek to raise their living standard so that the very necessities of life might be a reality in the immediate f u t u r e . It would seem t h a t the American t a x p a y e r s ' money could be better spent by the UN in its technical assistance program, than by the many agencies t h a t the U.S. government now employs. The money is not lacking but an effective means of administering it is. —David G. Cassie

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Varied Acts Mark Frolics Opening As OKE Gives 13th Show "Wide, Wide W o r l d " was well received a s the F r a t e r s romped t h r o u g h t h e i r 13th a n n u a l p r e s e n t a tion of the F r a t e r Frolics Wednesd a y night a t the W o m e n ' s Lit Club. Carl Ver Beek guided t h e audience t h r o u g h the eight acts which comprised Frolics a s M a s t e r of Ceremonies. A chorus line of shapely F r a t e r s welcomed the audience to t h e opening p e r f o r m a n c e with a novel dance. Directly following w a s the comedy act entitled " T h e Bridey M u r p h y E x p o s e , " w r i t t e n by Dave Muilenburg. This act took the Frolics p a t r o n s back into history by m e a n s of r e i n c a r n a t i o n to the times of George W a s h i n g t o n , Christ o p h e r Columbus, and N e r o . Next the F r a t e r Combo and q u a r t e t t e u n d e r the direction of J o h n W i n t e r rendered a p a n t o m i n e of t h e old time f a v o r i t e " F r a n k i e and J o h n nie." This was followed by the presentation of the serious act which w r i t e r s Dave S p a a n and J i m Evenhuis entitled " J u s t i c e f o r All." This act dealt with the racial prejudice problem of m o d e r n days. " R o c k Around t h e Dock" w a s next on the Frolics a g e n d a . T h i s was comprised of a c h o r u s of colored men singing N e g r o s p i r i t u a l s while t h e y worked on a s o u t h e r n w h a r f . A f t e r a s h o r t i n t e r m i s s i o n the chorus line reopened t h e second half of the v a r i e t y p r e s e n t a t i o n . Then J a c k D e P r e e ' s a c t " M r . Rubb e r t s , " which depicted college life with a f e w typical i n s t r u c t o r s t h r o w n in, was p r e s e n t e d . " K r o e s in t h e N i g h t " followed, and Don K r o e s played selections on a n o r g a n . The last act was a n o p e r e t t a based on Gilbert and Sullivan's " H . M. S. P i n a f o r e . " W r i t e r s Bob W i n t e r and L a r r y Lup m a d e quite a f e w minor c h a n g e s , and the final version was entitled "M. R. S. S o p h o m o r e . " The action took place in a sophomore women's d o r m i t o r y whose fire escape was used quite f r e q u e n t l y by the j a n i t o r of the d o r m , who, singing, tells the girls t h a t ". . he only had a very r u d i m e n t a r y e d u c a t i o n " and t h a t ". . his success w a s due e n t i r e l y to his g r e a t d e t e r m i n a tion." His love is the d a u g h t e r of the college's p r e s i d e n t who sings, " I a m a P e r p e t u a l S o p h o m o r e , " and r i g h t l y so, because she'd been t h e r e f o r five years. Business M a n a g e r Don K r o e s has announced t h a t t i c k e t s m a y be b o u g h t a t the door f o r t o n i g h t ' s and t o m o r r o w n i g h t ' s p e r f o r m a n c e s , or m a y be p u r c h a s e d directly f r o m a n y m e m b e r of t h e F r a t e r n a l Society. The job of d i r e c t i n g the Frolics this y e a r w a s p u t in t h e capable hands of J a c k D e P r e e .

May D a y . . . W i t h t h e a d v e n t of s p r i n g upon Hope's c a m p u s , all t h o u g h t s of concientious s t u d y somehow seem to f a d e in f a v o r of p a r t i c i p a t i o n in t h e m a n y and varied f o r m s of the rites of the season. As an e n t i r e s t u d e n t body Hopites e n t e r into one such r i t e t o g e t h e r each y e a r in the traditional May Day celebration. " T r a d i t i o n a l " however does not in this case mean historic, f o r May D a y h a s not been with Hope f o r too m a n y years. Back in the late t w e n t i e s and e a r l y t h i r t i e s when Mom and Dad w e r e on c a m p u s , t h e big event of the s p r i n g social season was an a n n u a l All-College b a n q u e t , usually held in t h e Holland Masonic Hall f o r the dual p u r p o s e of p r e s e n t i n g various all-campus a w a r d s and of providing and evening of social en-, t e r t a i n m e n t f o r the f a c u l t y and student-body. Then, in 1936, Hope was introduced f o r the first time to the idea of a c a m p u s Queen when one K a y Donahue was elected by p o p u l a r vote and crowned Queen of the All-College b a n q u e t . The n e x t year a n active s t u d e n t council i n a u g u r a t e d a list of firsts' f o r H o p e ' s s p r i n g f e s t i v i t i e s which h a v e remained a l m o s t u n c h a n g e d in t h e p r e s e n t May D a y celebration. A m e n ' s i n t e r f r a t e r n i t y t r a c k meet accompanied by a w o m e n ' s field e v e n t s c o m p e t i t i o n were held duri n g t h e d a y , a s w e now still do, and t h e first official M a y Day queen. M a r g e Moody and h e r c o u r t crowned in a f o r m a l and solemn cerem o n y in t h e now extinct " s u n k e n g a r d e n s . " W i t h t h e t a p p i n g of Alcor, the w i n d i n g of the May pole, a n d the f o r m a t i o n of an A n c h o r by f o r m a l l y a t t i r e d s o p h o m o r e and f r e s h m a n women b e f o r e t h e newly caped and crowned queen, all followed by a b a n q u e t . May D a y celeb r a t i o n s h a v e , since 1937, c h a n g e d little and will in a n o t h e r 30 y e a r s w h e n all of us a r e Moms and D a d s r i g h t l y be called historic a s well as traditional.



Parties, Elections Occupy Societies The S p r i n g is indeed a busy s o r o r i t y season and society calend a r s a r e crowded with j o i n t m e e t ings, house p a r t i e s , m o n e y m a k i n g activities and additional e v e n t s of all sorts. The T h e t a s , who a r e under the hands of brand new s p r i n g officers, J a n Conklin, president. M a r g e Newton, vice-president, and Louise Zilverberg, secretary, are planning a joint m e e t i n g with the A r c a d i a n F r a t e r n i t y . O t h e r T h e t a a f f a i r s is the offing include a j o i n t T h e t a A S A m e e t i n g , a. house p a r t y and the s p r i n g i n f o r m a l . A t p r e s e n t , however, d a t e s a r e indefinite and details incomplete. A n o t h e r sorority which has recently completed the election of officers is Delta Phi. The r e s u l t s a r e B a r b a r a Grootenhuis, president, Mari Howard, vice-president, and Virginia H a r t s e m a , s e c r e t a r y . In addition to a c a r wash, April 28, and a cake sale, May 14, the Delphis a r e w o r k i n g on a j o i n t m e e t i n g with t h e F r o s h girls. In c h a r g e of the m e e t i n g which is to be held April 25, a r e E r m a V a n Dyke and Jocelyn F r y l i n g . The c h a i r m a n of the Delphian House P a r t y is Joyce Leighley, the d a t e is April 27. The Sib s i s t e r s a r e also h a v i n g their house p a r t y on t h e t w e n t y seventh of April. The house p a r t y which is being planned by co-chairmen F r a n K r a m e r and Nella S w a r t , will be preceded by a j o i n t - m e e t i n g with t h e i r Knickerbocker b r o t h e r s . The v a r i o u s s p r i n g activities of t h e Sibs a r e being guided by the reins of new p r e s i d e n t E s t h e r P l u m e r t , vice-president Sally S m i t h , secret a r y H a r r i e t Van H e e s t , and t r e a s urer, E v o n Southland. Also following the t r e n d of electing officers f o r the S p r i n g t e r m a r e t h e Dorians. Marcia P a s m a is

a t the helm, and assisted by veep J u d y K i n g m a and s e c r e t a r y E r i k a Volkenborn will guide t h e Dorian ship t h r o u g h v a r i o u s s p r i n g activities. The sorosites, whose a g e n d a is s w a m p e d with l a t e s p r i n g shindigs a r e planning an i n f o r m a l and jointm e e t i n g with the A.S.A. Both events will be held in t h e month of May. New sorosis officers are Willie Beets, p r e s i d e n t . P e n n y Ramaker, vice-president, and C h a r Hammer, secretary. T onight is the n i g h t f o r the all s o r o r i t y m i x e r which will be held in the J u l i a n a room. This highlight provides an ideal s i t u a t i o n in which the f r o s h girls can become f a m i l i a r with sororities and t h e i r rules and regulations. The all girl p a r t y , under t h e c h a i r m a n s h i p of A n i t a Van Lente should prove v e r y int e r e s t i n g f o r all concerned. S p r i n g P a r t i e s seem to be on the a g e n d a f o r the f r a t s on t h e c a m p u s . F r a t e r n a l will have t h e i r s p r i n g p a r t y on J u n e 1. Don Byro and Jim Cook a r e Co-Chairmen. The F r a t e r - S o r o s i s joint m e e t i n g will be held in the J u l i a n a Room May 3. H o w a r d H a r r i n g t o n is chairman. A t t h e p r e s e n t the F r a t e r s a r e rehearsing their annual Variety Show, the F r a t e r Frolics. The Frolics will be held W e d n e s d a y t h r u S a t u r d a y , April 25-28, a t the Women's L i t e r a r y Club. Acts have been w r i t t e n by Bob W i n t e r and L a r r y Lup, D a v e Spaan and J i m Evenhuis, Dave Muilenb e r g and J a c k D e P r e e and Dick O r t q u i s t . The chorus will be under the direction of Bill B r o o k s t r a , while J o h n W i n t e r is d i r e c t i n g the Combo.


COLLEGE C A L E N D A R Friday, April 27 — Ludington Concert Orchestra Tuesday, May 1 — Student Council banquet Wednesday, May 2 — I.R.C., 4 P.M. Thursday, May 3 — Senior Recital, Marcia Veldman F.T.A. banquet Friday, May 4 — May Day

May 12 is t h e d a t e of t h e A r c a dian S p r i n g P a r t y . The P a r t y will be held a t P r o s p e c t Point, S p r i n g Lake and is headed by Tom Ten Hoeve and L a r r y D e W i t t . April 13 w a s t h e d a t e when t h e six new A r k i e second s e m e s t e r pledges w e r e f o r m a l l y initiated into the society. Plans are being made for a s q u a r e dance which will be held a t the end of A p r i l . Several Knicks spent t h e i r f r e e t i m e a f t e r S p r i n g vacation w o r k i n g a s clean-up men in t h e t o r n a d o disaster area. W i t h i n the f r a t , K H N m e m b e r s are completing preliminary plans f o r the M a y 12 S p r i n g P a r t y . A1 Hill and Mike B r u m m e l s a r e t h e C o - C h a i r m e n . Also scheduled on t h e social c a l e n d a r is a joint m e e t ing with the Sib s i s t e r s on April 22. The A n n u a l S p r i n g Cleaning took place a t t h e Knick House last F r i day and a n open house followed t h e literary meeting. The d a t e f o r t h e E m e r s o n i a n S p r i n g P a r t y is M a y 18. In c h a r g e of a r r a n g e m e n t s a r e Mil Decker and Marlin V a n d e r Wilt. Officers selected recently f o r t h e S p r i n g T e r m include J o h n Keizer, president; Harold Ritsema, veep; Romm Bulthuis, s e c r e t a r y ; and Suphan Sotthitada, sergeant at arms.

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Take A f e w days ago one of the members of the college maintenance crew noticed a black object on the roof of the science building. His curiosity was immediately aroused and he proceeded to ascend the fourth flood ladder in the science building to the roof exit. Upon f u r t h e r investigation he discovered that the black object was a telescopic device. He dismissed the m a t t e r as carelessness on the p a r t of the astronomy class and once again descended the ladder. However a f t e r pondering over the discovery he came to the conclusion that the science building roof was rather a precarious site f o r the study of stars. Upon f u r t h e r investigation he was assured by the astronomy p r o f e s s o r that the study of the s t a r s f r o m the science building roof was not only dangerous but absurd. The maintenance man was completely baffled. Evidently the telescope, an instrument of considerable weight, was transported to the roof by masculine hands. But f o r what reason? The telescope was pointed in the direction of the Durfee Hall roof. There certainly could be no motive in centering a telescope on a sun-baked roof. The mystery h a s not been solved. If anyone has any information concerning the telescope please notify the paper immediately and contact the Editor f o r a reward.

Board Passes Men's Curfew At a recent meeting of the administration with the board of trustees it was unanimously decided that there will be definite and enforced closing hours in the new men's dormitory. To preserve a f a i r policy it was also stated that the curfew will be extended to the f r a t e r n i t y houses and private boarding houses as well. The closing hours will be as follows: Sunday through Thursday the doors will be locked at 11 p.m.; 12:30 a.m. will be the deadline on Friday and Saturday. Special consideration will be given to requests f o r late permission. The signing in and out procedure, presently in use in the women's dormitories, will be incorporated into men's dorm routines. The decision was arrived at a f t e r a census taken by chapel monitors. For a full semester's time they counted the number of sleepers in their row. The librarians also helped in the experiment by counting those who slept while supposedly studying, 1st hour in the library. If the enforcement of closing hours does not alleviate the situation, f u r t h e r steps will be taken to establish a lights-out time f o r the men as well.



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F or The College Mkiical Center nas announced a gigantic expansion program, due to begin this summer, to improve its present facilities. A source close to the clinic staff, who asked not to be identified by name, said t h a t the reasons f o r the proposed expansion were to take care of the large number of cases of serious illness now treated at the clinic. "Confidentially, things are almost getting out of hand," said the Source. "Present supplies of pills may last only until late May, a f t e r which time we'll have to dig into our backlog of s a s s a f r a s leaves and Indian Skunk Oil." Officials of the clinic kept Mum when asked for a statement. This was not deemed necessary, however, as s p r i n g weather is not expected to come to Holland f o r another eight months "at the most", according to the Railway Express Company, who were f r a n k l y horrified at the very thought. Revolutionary new methods of t r e a t m e n t will make the use of Xray, plaster casts and other currently common medical f a d s unnecessary, according to Our Source. Cheif among these are thirteen new shades and twenty-eight new flavors of pills (produced under license f r o m Howard Johnson's), and oodles of p r e t t y pink slips, complete with places to indicate in advance the days which patients would p r e f e r to miss class on. The new student medical center will specialize in f r a c t u r e s (try our revolutionary new method of treatment) and duodenal ulcers.


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Reports fifter back to the Anchor office of mass student demonstrations, as the new student council food-petitions were passed out yesterday. These occurred chiefly in Voorhees, the Juliana Room, and the Terrace Dining Hall. The move, started recently by a couple of defeated student council hopefuls, met with increasing interest as the day progressed. Text of the petitions was not available, but it is understood that they expressed the gratitude of all students to the Dining Hall Manager f o r the delicious, nutritious, piping hot f r e s h cocoa, served three times a week f o r b r e a k f a s t . Some reports indicate that the students also snuck in a request f o r o f t e n e r use of this popular beverage. Typical was the comment of one naive f r e s h m a n girl, caught during the rush at Voorhees to sign the petitions, bound and gagged and brought to the Anchor office for questioning. The girl, who asked to remain anonymous, stated: "I just don't know why they even bother with that nasty old coffee a t all. Everyone knows that coffee is bad f o r your nerves, teeth, gums, and digestion. Besides, many of us like to be wide-awake f o r our early classes, and coffee is just no good for that a t all. Then too,I sort of like cocoa, because my Mommie used to give it to me every day before Kindergarten. You know, I miss my Mommie a lot here, and the cocoa f o r b r e a k f a s t helps a whole lot." Rumor has it t h a t the petitions will be presented to the College Dining Hall Manager early next month, together with a complimentary cauldron of bubbling cocoa for his office.


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It has just been disclosed by the M.I.A.A. Planning Committee that girls' basketball games have been scheduled f o r next year just as the boys' games are scheduled. They have arranged the games in such a manner that the girl's and boy's team of one college will play the respective teams of another college; the girls playing in the afternoon and the boys at night as usual. There has already been instances of such games, but they have thus f a r been arranged independently by the Women's Athletic Association of each college. For instance, when Hope played Kalamazoo last season, the W.A.A. at Hope invited the girl's basketball team of Kalamazoo to play a game that same afternoon. The Planning Committee believes that these double team games have worked out so welle that they should be continued on a more definite basis and so they have made out a complete schedule f o r the girls' which corresponds to the boys' schedule. The Planning Committee also feel t h a t this will promote better sportsmanship between the M.I.A.A. colleges. The Administration of Hope College also made a recent disclosure concerning girls' traveling to away games. It was announced that the Cheer Leaders, under the supervision of a faculty member, will be taken to all away games so that they may cheer our boys on to victory. The only stiupulation is that they will not be allowed to trave to games when a overnight trip is required. Otherwise, the Cheer Leaders will be going to all away football and b a s k e t b a l l games. »•





S>W i >v> ] y\ Pco | "Let's go for a swim", may be a year round greeting at Hope College by next year. According to a news bulletin released yesterday Hope may be able to build its own indoor swimming pool. The Danf o r t h Foundation, which previously offered to build a new chapel, has granted Hope $75,000 which has to be equaled by the college. The grant is given on the stipulation that it be used f o r the construction of an indoor swimming pool on Carnegie Field. The building must be completed by December 1956. Thus the college will have to immediately seek out sources f o r the $75,000 which they must add. Contracts will be opened to bidders immediately in order to have the construction completed. A desire which many Hope College students have held may now be realized. As you undoubtedly know there are no facilities in Holland, Michigan f o r swimming in cold weather. With the building of the new pool students and faculty will be able to indulge in their favorite sport all year round.

Speculation has arisen on campus as to the possibility of Hope competing with the other M.I.A.A. colleges which have swimming teams. Albion, Adrian, and Hillsdale presently have teams and there is a possibility of a few more competing. The m a j o r immediate problem is that Hope College must r a i s e $75,000 to be used f o r the construction of the pool. Students can help by talking this up while home on vacation. Let's get the alumni to get in the swimming f u n d so that we can all get in the swim.


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Ironmen Lead Hope Women Down Kazoo Hope Diamond Men Dutch Nine Divides MI A A Twin-bill In Tennis Match To Track Victory Adrian Cops Opener, Hope Wins Final Down Ferris Nine On Saturday, April 14, the wo-

Dr. L a r r y Green's trackmen burned up the cinder path as they defeated the Calvin College squad 75-54 in a dual track meet a t the Holland High School track. The flying Dutchmen took twelve first places in the sixteen events. The story can best be explained in the use of the term iron men as it was a small g r o u p of men t h a t picked up the m a j o r i t y of the points. Paul Wiegerink grabbed f o u r firsts in t a k i n g the 100 yard dash, broad jump, t h e low and high hurdles. Jim H i l m e r t won firsts in the high jump, and broad jum p while he took seconds in the shot put, low and high hurdles. Dave Spaan came in first in both the 220 and 440 yard dashes. Finally Herb Widmer took the mile run and came in behind Carroll Bennink in the two mile run. Surprise of the day w a s that F r e s h m a n L a r r y T e r Molen who t h r e w the shot over 41 feet in his first college meet. The decisiveness of the Hope victory can be seen in the f a c t that John De Vries could only compete in the pole vault because of an i n j u r y to the heel of his foot. A f t e r this meet things look fairly optomistic f o r Dr. Green and his squad of iron men.

Golfer's Tee-off Win One, Lose One Hope's veteran laden golf team opened their season with a 10-5 victory over the Grand Rapids J u n i o r College t e a m . Coach A1 Timmer's linkmen then opened their M.I.A.A. schedule by losing 8-7 to the Kalamazoo squad. Bill K r a m e r w a s the medalist with a 76 in the J u n i o r College match. The Dutchmen powered to any easy victory as Bill K r a m e r , Ray De Does, Bill Holt, and Joe Martin won their matches. The Kalamazoo match was another story as Hope dropped the close match by only one point. Ray De Does shared medalist honors by coming through with a 79. He was followed very closely by Holt with 80 and K r a m e r with 82. However, Bob Burwitz and Joe Martin had their highest rounds of t h e season with 94 and 99 respectively. Thus Kalamazoo was able to eke out a victory on a day in which the players were harassed by high wind, snow flurries, and near f r e e z i n g temperatures.

Hope's varsity baseball team men's tennis team defeated Kalaopened their 1956 season with a mazoo College 4-3 in a dual match. The singles results were as follows: bang as they exploded against Braun (K) defeated Alice W a r r e n Ferris Institute in the initial g a m e ( H ) , 6-0, 6-0; Johnson (K) de- for both ball clubs. The Dutch feated Suzie Van Slageren ( H ) , defeated the P h a r m a c i s t s by a 6-3 6-3, -3; J a n E v e r t ( H ) defeated margin in a very well played ball K r a m ( K ) , 6-0, 6-1; Joyce Leighley game. Hope busted the game wide( H ) defeated Barnitz ( K ) 3-6, 6-2, open with a f o u r run outburst in 6-1 and Donna H a r d e n b e r g (H) the seventh inning. Wayne Westenbroek was credited with the first defeated Goodhew (K) 6-2, 6-1.^ victory of the season. In doubles, Alice W a r r e n and J a c k Kempker of Hope and Mike Suzie Van Slageren ( H ) teamed up to defeat Ramsey and Brown (K) Troupe of Ferris were the s t a r t i n g 6-1, 6-0, while Yoder and Falk (K) hurlers. F e r r i s broke into the scordefeated B. J . Burnett and Mary ing column in the f o u r t h inning as they combined a double, an infield K. Diephuis ( H ) , 6-2, 4-6, 6-4. single, and a sacrifice fly to score The W.A.A. Board h a s announced one run. the candidates f o r office for 1956F e r r i s ' Troupe got by thirteen 1957. They a r e : President, Barb batters in a row before Arne Boeve van Putten and B. J . B u r n e t t ; singled in the fifth inning. Wayne Secretary, H a r r i e t Van Heest and Westenbroek followed by lashing Joyce Leighley; Publicity, Winona out another base hit. Then Dave Keizer and S a n d r a Dressel, Point Woodcock drove a hard smash at Recorder, Donna H a r d e n b e r g and the F e r r i s Second baseman which Mary K. Diephuis. went through f o r an error scoring Women's tennis singles will be Boeve. A passed ball allowed s t a r t i n g soon and all who are in- Westenbroek to score the second terested are urged to sign up on run of the inning. lists posted in the dorms. The Dutch nine clinched the ball W.A.A. is also sponsoring girls' game in the seventh inning when archery every Monday and Wed- they combined two hits, f o u r walks, nesday a f t e r n o o n at 4:00 p.m. at a wild pitch, an error, and two the gym. It is not necessary to sacrifices to push across f o u r runs. sign up, just come as you please. The big hit in the scoring spree Equipment is provided f o r those was Jack Kempker's long triple interested. which drove in two runs. F e r r i s scored its final two runs Mixed volleyball began last Tuesday night and on T h u r s d a y nights in the seventh on a single and an women's badminton singles and error. The single got by center fielder Jack Kempker and rolled doubles are under way. to the fence allowing both runs to Plans are also being made f o r riding and hiking j a u n t s on Sat- score. Coach Russ DeVette used f o u r urday mornings, so watch the bullepitchers in g a i n i n g the victory. tin for announcements. Jack Kempker pitched the initial J u s t prior to Spring vacation three innings allowing no runs, one basketball and bowling were ended. hit, two walks, and struck out The results of the basketball inthree. L e f t y W a y n e Westenbroek t r a m u r a l s are as follows: pitched the next three and gave up 1st place went to Sophomore " B " one run, five hits, and one walk, team with Nelvie Meerman as their while striking out one. Mert Vancaptain; 2nd place was captured by derLind was on the mound f o r the Senior " A " team with Lois Vande seventh and eighth innings allowLinder as t h e i r captain and 3rd ing two runs, two hits, three walks, place was t a k e n by F r e s h m a n " A " and gaining one strike out. Jim team with Betsey Cole leading the Stout pitched the final stanza and team as captain. Top scorer hon- did not allow a hit or a run. ors were captured by sophomore The Hope squad acquited itself Donna H a r d e n b e r g with 67 points very well on t h e diamond. The f o r the season. Following close be- pitching staff did fine work f o r hind with 64 points was f i e s h m a n sucha cool day. A p a t on the back Betsey Cole. Third place honors should go to first baseman Don went to Nella S w a r t with 57 points. Staples who filled in very ably f o r

Recently the P i n g Pong intraIn spite of the Kalamazoo loss murals were completed. J a n Kinney Coach Timmer is very optimistic captured first place by defeating about the chances f o r a conference Sally Smith who was runner-up. championship. H e believes t h a t Hillsdale and Albion are the teams to beat. Therefore today's match with Hillsdale should be indicative of Hope's chances. It might well be termed the crucial match of Hope College's seventeenth anthe year. nual i n t e r f r a t e r n i t y track meet will be held on F r i d a y , May 4 at the Holland High School Track. The five f r a t e r n i t i e s of the college will be competing f o r the coveted May Hope College's tennis team open- Day Track Championship. Each of ed their season with a one sided the f r a t e r n i t i e s will enter men in 6-1 victory over t h e Calvin College the f o u r field events and the ten netmen. Coach John Van Ingen's track events in an a t t e m p t to cop racket squad came through with the trophy and the points toward decisive victories in each of the the All-Sports trophy. The F r a t e r s matches won. J o h n Jeltes, Phil will be out to t r y and have a reBoersma, Tiger Tuesink, and Jim peat performance of last year's They Remmelts were all victorious in closest of all victories. their singles matches. The lone claimed the track championship by loser was number five m a n H a r r y only five points. This year's meet Voss. In doubles competition J e l t e s should be equally as close with the and Boersma combined their efforts Arkies, Cosmos, Emmies, a n d while Tuesink and Remmelts joined Knicks placing s t r o n g challenges.

Frat Teams Ready For May Day Meet

Hope Netmen Score Smashing Victory

forces to take both matches f r o m Calvin. The Tennis squad meets Alma today in an effort to retain their second place finish of last year. I t a p p e a r s t h a t Coach Van Ingen's netmen a r e much s t r o n g e r than was anticipated.

Co-chairmen Tom H a r r i s and Jim Cooper, along with the i n t r a m u r a l track m a n a g e r s , are a r r a n g i n g the events in hope of having a highly organized and smoothly run track meet. They have expressed the feeling t h a t this y e a r should be the most competitive to date.

the injured J o h n Adams. In the batting d e p a r t m e n t Jack Kempker and Jack F a b e r came through with a triple and a double respectively to supply the extra-base hits f o r the day. Scoring R H E Hope 000 020 400 6 6 3 Ferris 000 100 200 3 8 3

MAY DAY TRACK M E E T Field events will commence at 12:30 P.M. with twelve varsity track men judging the shot put, broad jump, high jump, and pole vault. The track events will be off with a bang as Mr. Vanderbush is official s t a r t e r again this year. These events will be judged by the following f a c u l t y members who have donated their services: Dr.'s Dykstra, Vander Lugt, and Voogd; Mr.'s DeVette, Hilmert, Jekel, Ponstein, Steketee, Ver Beek, and Visser. Official t r a i n e r and firstaid m a n will be Dr. Green. Field Events on Holland High Track a t 12:30 P.M. Shot P u t Broad J u m p High J u m p Pole Vault Track E v e n t s on Holland High Track at 2:00 P.M. High Hurdles Medley Relay

Hope and Adrian split in the M.I.A.A. opener's f o r both teams. The Bulldogs took t h e first g a m e 11-9 and the Dutchmen won the final 7-5. Adrian grabbed an 11-2 lead in the opener and then had to hang on to win. A seven run uprising in the eighth inning of this game was Hope's offensive highlight. The

Dutch Storm Back Tie Junior College Hope College and Grand Rapids J u n i o r College battled to a 7-7 tie in a baseball game at Grand Rapids. The g a m e was a wild and wooly a f f a i r as the Dutch jumped off to t 5-1 lead and then had to come f r o m behind to tie the score. Both t e a m s committed eight errors to add to the tension and present the opposition with many opportunities. The J u n i o r College team scored one run in the first ining off s t a r t e r W a y n e Westenbroek. However t h e Dutchmen came back s t r o n g in the second inning as they scored f o u r runs on one hit, two walks, and two infield errors. The big hit was Dave Woodcock's single driving in two runs. Arne Boeve was s a f e on an e r r o r in t h e third inning. Carl De Vree and Gerry Boeve then hit consecutive singles driving a run across the plate giving Hope a 5-1 lead. J u n i o r College came back and scored a run in both the third and f o u r t h innings to narrow the lead to 5-3. However, Dick Ortquist opened the Hope half of the sixth by blasting out a double. Dick scored on an error by the third baseman and Mert VanderLind's long sacrifice fly. J u n i o r College retaliated by scoring one run in the sixth narrowing the m a r g i n to 6-4. Then in the seventh J . C. scored three times to take the lead on a triple, three walks, and a mishandled fly ball by left fielder Jack Kempker. Trailing by one run in the eighth inning, Dave Woodcock led off by hitting a long fly ball which the centerfielder dropped f o r a two base error. Mert VanderLind followed with a smash to shortstop allowing Woodcock to get to third base. Pitcher Bob Andre then uncocked a wild pitch past Bob Thomson and Woody crossed with the tying run. Neither team scored in the remainder of the game. However, the most dramtic play of the g a m e came in the last of the ninth with two men out and the base filled with J u n i o r College players. Jack Kempker raced in and grabbed a sinking line drive to end the ball game. Coach Russ DeVette once again utilized f o u r pitchers. W a y n e Westenbroek, J a c k Kempker, and Mert" VanderLind each hurled two innings while Jim Stout pitched the last three. They combined to strike out ten batters. Dick Ortquist, Carl DeVree, and Gerry Boeve were the h i t t i n g heroes with two hits each. However the t h i n g t h a t h u r t Hope was t h a t twelve r u n n e r s were left on base. Scoring R H E Hope 041 001 010 7 9 8 G.R.J.C. —101 101 300 7 10 8

100 Y a r d Dash 440 Y a r d Dash Shuttle Relay 880 Yard Dash 220 Y a r d Dash Mile Relay Low Hurdles 880 Y a r d Relay

Dutchmen combined t h r e e hits, five walks, and an e r r o r to push across seven runs. J o h n A d a m s supplied the big hit by s m a s h i n g a g r a n d slam home run. Pete Bylenga followed with a double which was misplayed allowing him to score. J a c k Kempker was the s t a r t i n g and losing hurler in the first game. However, he had to retire because of a sore a r m a f t e r pitching only 1% innings having given up five runs including a home run. Mert VanderLind replaced J a c k on the mound f o r the last 6 % innings. The Hope nine committed six e r r o r s in the field p e r m i t t i n g a number of unearned runs and keeping the pitchers in hot w a t e r . However, Adrian slapped out fifteen hits and gained eight walks in pushing across eleven runs. Captain Dick Ortquist greeted the Adrian hurler by blasting a home run to open the second game. Adrian tied the score in the second inning. Then the Dutch combined three singles in the second to take a 2-1 lead. L e f t y W a y n e Westenbroek and Adrian's duel until the sixth inning. Hope then pushed across five runs as eleven men batted. Gerry Boeve singled. Woodcock tripled, Westenbroek doubled, A d a m s singled, Olson singled, Kempker walked, W e t h e r b e e singled, and Gerry Boeve singled again to give Hope a 7-1 lead. Westenbroek w a s t h e winning pitcher as he pitched b e a u t i f u l ball throughout the contest. His only m a j o r problem came about in the seventh inning when Adrian pushed across f o u r runs as he had control trouble. The entire Hope nine played fine ball in the second g a m e a s they banged out t h i r t e e n hits m d played errorless ball. Individual h i t t i n g heroes were Gerry Boeve, A d a m s , Olson, and Woodcock with f o u r hits each and Ortquist with three hits. In evaluating t h e opening M.I. A.A. doubleheader Coach DeVette was probably disappointed at losing the opener. However, he must have been pleasantly surprised at the twenty-three hits which his men banged out against a t e a m which had already played sixteen games. It a p p e a r s t h a t the Hope nine have their h i t t i n g shoes on this year. First Game Scoring R Hope 100 001 070 9 Adrian — 3 2 1 003 20x 11 Second Game Scoring R Adrian 010 000 4 5 Hope 110 005 x 7

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HOPE HITTERS Boeve, G. —12 6 Adams - 10 4 Woodcock 17 6 Olson - -16 5 De Vree 8 3 Ortquist —15 5 Westenbroek 7 2 Boeve, A. 9 2 Kempker 9 1 Faber 6 1 Wetherbee - 7 1 Bylenga 7 1 Staples i 7 0

CALENDAR OF HOME ATHLETIC CONTESTS Baseball — Double Headers Sat., April 28 — Hillsdale Sat., May 5 — Calvin Track — at Allegan Tues., May 1 — Albion Tues., May 8 — Kalamazoo Tennis Fri., April 27 — Alma Thurs., May 3 — K a l a m a z o o Golf Fri., April 27 — Hillsdale Fri., May 4 — A d r i a n

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