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Official Publication of the Students of Hope CoUege at Holland, Michigan "The sole purpose of any military organization is to he prepared to win battles for its country at any time"—Capt. D.F. Patterson, commanding officer, U. S. S. Wyoming, speaking. A f t e r even 30 days on a demilitarized ship of the United States Navy, I realize to the greatest extent t h a t the emphasis in the foregoing statement is on the word "prepared". There are few men in the fighting forces who would welcome a fight, but on the other hand they prepare themselves constantly so that they may be ready on short notice to issue more death in the form of accurately-fired 1000-lb. projectiles than any possible opponent can return. In the navy, pay rates depend largely on ability to fight: Each member of a gun crew is given a $15 bonus if his turret wins an " E " for efficiency, while the trainer and pointer of the crew, who are the men who actually aim the gun, receive | 5 additional pay per month for a year. Fighting ratings are worn on the right arm as an honor, while others are left-arm rates. PREPARATION IS UEPRESSINf; BUT NECESSARY This constant preparation for killing is depressing to one who is not accustomed to military life, but one cannot help realizing at a time like this the truth contained in Washington's statement, "To be prepared for war is the effectual method of preserving peace." Preparations for war in the form of national defense are now going forward rapidly, but none too rapidly in consideration of the seriousness of the international situation. Top speed and efficiency in a national defense program do not go together; how much better it would have been to have maintained our defenses a f t e r the World war, made advances with the development of military strategy and thus have saved ourselves our present embarrassment.

Sept. 18, 1940

HOPE HOLDS 78th CONVOCATION Anthony Pennings, Popular Student, Claimed by Death

THREE NEW

Everett Dirfesen Speaks at Annual Convocation •

PROFS ARRIVE

Philosophy Senior Was PiKap Proxy, Blue Key Man, and Scholar Anthony. Pennings, Jr., son of Rev. and Mrs. Anthony Pennings, Reformed church missionaries at Kuweit, Arabia, died of a heart attack in his sleep at the Emersonian house, August 14, 1940. "Stretch" would have been a senior at Hope this year. He was found dead in his bed at 9:30 A. M. by his roommate, Don Sager. Dr. John K. Winter, Ottawa county coroner, established the time of his death at approximately 4:30 A. M. due to a severely weakened heart c o n d i t i o n caused by too rapid growth and vigorous summer employment. Pennings appeared in excellent health and spirits and complained only of being tired the night of his death. Short Service Held Rev. Van't Hof of Third Reformed church and Dr. Walter Van Saun of Hope college officiated at a short, but impressive, service at Nibbelink-Notier f u n e r a l chapel, Thursday, August 16. Members of Blue Key, Emersonian, fellow collegians, townsfolk, and relatives filled the small chapel. H e r m a n Naberhuis, sophomore, sang "City Four Square" accompanied by Don Sager. The body, accompanied by Prof. Vander Borgh, was shipped to Orange City, Iowa, where a complete service was held.

Frosh are ,Toured and Examined; Old Sfudes To Enter Routine Convocation

at

9 o'clock

this

morning, with C o n g r e s s m a n Everett M. Dirksen of Illinois as guest speaker officially opened the seventy-ninth

year

of school

at

Hope. Registration got under way • Monday and closes Friday. Thursday morning all returning students will go through their class routine; freshmen begin theirs on Friday. The convocation speaker is serving as representative from the IGth Congressional district of Illinois,

Robert Cavenaugh

James T. Mearns

Weeins to Hope in one jumj). Among the newly appointed Hope

« Scot that Alma

and comes from Pekin where he is

bond salesman, real agent, councilman.

a member of the Reformed church.

estate

missed.

James T. Mearns, the new direc-

instructors is Robert Cavanaugh. tor of band and orchestra, comes Taking the place of Mrs. Fenton, to Hope from a Junior College at who resigned last year, he will be Williamsburg, Kentucky, where he in charge of all vocal music.

In taught for two years. Before that, addition to private instruction in he was supervisor of music in the voice, he will direct the Men's and rural schools of Ohio. Women's Glee Clubs, the Chapel

Bernard J. Arendshorst

Mr. Mearns was born in Green-

Bernard Arendshorst, t h e n e w instructor in accounting, has been appointed to fill the vacancy left by Don Zvvemer, who also served as manager a n d d i r e c t o r of the H o p e C o l l e g e B a n d f o r several years. At the present time, Mr. Zwemer is employed as office manager and personnel director at the Holland Precision Parts.

Special music was furnished by the two new music teachers, Mr. Robert William Cavanaugh, singing, and Mr. J. T. Mearns playing the piano. Frosh Start Activities Thursday morning at 8:30 the freshmen will attend an orientation assembly, followed by a tour of the chapel stained glass windows con-

ducted by Dr. Edward D. Dimnent. Mr. Arendshorst was graduated Choir, the Choral Union, and the ock, Scotland, and came to this from Hope College in 1930. He was At 10:30 o'clock will be another choir at Third Reformed Church. country when he was ten years old. a member of the Fraternal Society. freshman test, and Friday at 2 Mr. Cavanaugh will also teach Theory 101, and a course in counter- He received his training at Oberlin The following year, he did graduate o'clock the make-up is scheduled. point. conservatory, where he earned the work at Harvard in business ad- Freshmen will register by appointOriginally from Milwaukee, Mr. Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of: ' n i n i s t r a t ' o n * Since that time he ment with their counselors this Had Active Life u i • j . has been in the b o n d a n d r e a l Cavanaugh received his A.B. degree cSchool Music degrees. At Oberl.n, e 8 t a t e b u s i n e s s i n H o | | a n d ^ afternoon and tomorrow, Thursday. Pennings was born in Arabia, from the University of Wisconsin. NOTHING FOR D E F E N S E ? As an individual, I am surprised March 27, 1921. His y o u n g e r Later he attended the American he studied piano with Arthur Hun-1 Arendshorst and his wife reside at Social Season Begins E. 10th Street. to discover that those who shouted, brother, Alfred, is^ a t present at- Conservatory of Music in Chicago, gate. Besides piano, Mr. Mearns The social season was opened by "We'll never do it again,—nothing tending high school at Kodai Kanal, and holds a Bachelor of Music de- plays organ, clarinet, French horn,! the faculty at a reception Monday for defense," during the past 20 India. Anthony came to America gree from that school, as well as a tuba, and other instruments. night when the new members and one Master of Music degree. At the j-cttio — * " - in 1932. He spent wuc years weie were uy by nu no means in me the mama- via ~Europe year n Mr. Mearns will have charge of their wives were introduced. The jority, and that a great majority of ' Orange City at the home of American Conservatory, he studied America's war veterans were in his uncle, uncle. William Pennings. Pprmino-c The Tho voice with Theodore Harrison, and the band and the orchestra, and first social event for the student favor of maintaining our armed, following - - year he came to Holland theory with Leo Sowerby. o u ^ e , u y . Mr. w r . Cav^av- will give instruction in piano. He will be the annual freshman recepforces so that their sons would not a n d enrolled in the ninth grade of anaugh is a member of a national will teach second year theory and tion sponsored by the joint "Y's" Junior high. The moving pictures of student be faced with the possibility of de- Holland ^ ( ) l , a n H Joninr hicrh His wio parents 1 fraternity, r,. ... Sigma Alpha Epsilon, public school music courses. In adat 4 o'clock this afternoon. Thursf ending themselves with poor returned to Arabia and Anthony at- and of Sinfonia, the national music dition, he will teach one section of lift) a t Hope college are finished and will be ready for release to the day afternoon the WAL will give equipment. Will we, regardless of tended Northwestern Academy at fraternity. English composition, and will pervarious churches about the first of a tea in Vorhees hall for all girls. the outcome of the present conflict Orange City, Iowa, where he again Mr. Cavanaugh says that he is form as organist at Third Re- October. Old students will rein Europe, be able to see at all lived at the home of his uncle WilNew girls will be the h o n o r e d very anxious to work with the formed Church. member that Rev. Arthur Voerman, times the wisdom of protecting our! I l a m - H e graduated as valedictorian Chapel Choir, and believes that the Mr. Mearns says that he would pastor of the Greenwich Reformed guests. Laura Rosenraad and viceriches? Or will we, as in the past of his class. Three years ago he chapel period provides an excellent like the band and orchestra to per- jhurch, spent a week on the campus president Jean Wishmeier will be allow our defenses to crumble be- entered Hope college where he exopportunity for using such a group form as much as possible. He be- taking movies. He completed the in charge of the program. The men ce ed n tween crises? I hope that the m a s s i " ' scholarship and forensics. psychology of the people of the He was a Blue Key man, president to good advantage. Although he lieves that all musical organiza- work this summer when he made will be entertained by the interfraternity council. United States has changed since I ^ Kappa Delta and member of has no definite plans for concerts, tions should be used to a greater an additional trip to Holland to 1917. take more pictures of the campus. i the Emersonian society. A philoso- he hopes that the choir and glee extent in advertising the college. Week-end affairs i n c l u d e the clubs will have extensive reperMore pictures are being planned game at Ferris on Friday night and phy major, Pennings planned to He is especially interested in i enter the Reformed church minis- toires, and will be able to p e r f o r m ! chamber music, and would like to if the interest is great enough. If an all-college mixer on Saturday , create greater interest in that field. enough students are interested in night. Sunday afternoon there will try upon graduation from college pu icly a good deal. seeing these pictures, they may be be a vesper service in the chapel and seminary. known to Foirest Prindle. or Prof. with all-student talent participatPaul Brouwer. ing. Following this. Dr. Edward are interested let your wishes b.' Dimnent will lecture on the chapel The a i m a n d i d e a l of the "Y" New and Old Hopeifes shown here at a later date. If you windows for all who wish to remain. organizations at Hope is "To Make Are Urqed to Attend Christ the King of Our Campus." The standard which we hold high Local Church Affairs Welcome, Freshmen: and by which we try to attain our Summer activities of the student us that it has snowed their twice A f t e r you have found a church goal, is the t r i a n g l e , Body, home be sure to take an active part body were confined largely, it already. Once again the Campus of Hope College is enlivened by the Mind, and Spirit, of all Y.W.C.A. in the church life in order that you would seem, to work in factory, high ambitions and high spirits of another promising freshman and Y.M.C.A. organizations. How- may reap the fullest benefits. Our Margie Brouwer spent the sumfield and shop, but others of the ever true it may be that all three churches have fine Sunday School class. Every one of you hopes to attain great heights and make mer "loafing, dating and obseiving sides must develop to make a well- and C h r i s t i a n Endeavor Societies collegians had the good fortune to worthwhile achievements, many of you are searching for more the New York World's fair." rounded life, the base of this tri- where you may continue your youth travel, or at least to spend the sincere friendships; F R E S H M E N , you have come to the right Jeanne Wishmeier, current campus angle is Spirit; therefore, spiritual work that you had at home; or, if summer in splendor at a summer queen, also took a two-weeks ganplace, for Hope College has every one of these things for which g r o w t h i s t h e b a s i s of a w e l l - you had none, try the work and resoit. rounded life. der at the metropolis, and pronounyou are searching. However, the best thing which we have to enjoy an inspiring experience. John Van Lierop, '43, a Belgian ced it "fine." With this consideration in mind, offer is our outstanding faculty. With an ample amount of effort If you would like to know more the " Y " g r o u p s s p o n s o r many about our d e n o m i n a t i o n and its youth who managed to miss the put forth by you, coupled with our faculty, which is uncomparSid MacGregor said she felt fine activities during the school year. doctrines, join a c a t e c h i s m class German onslaught by coming to able in this section of the country, I am sure that you will have a f t e r a summer directing the acY.W.C.A. CABINET: and find the answers to your ques- Hope for his education, spent the no other alternative except the road to success. summer traveling and teaching in tivities of numberless youngsters President, Eloise Boynton; Vice- tions. a Bible school of the Presbyterian on a Schenectady, N.Y.. playground. President, Jennie Spoelstra; SecreAnd finally, you singers and those Speaking for the Student Council and the student body, I wish t a r y , Morrell Webber; Treasurer, who enjoy singing, join our choirs church in the upper peninsula. Beth Marcus spent the summer to extend to you a most cordial welcome. For the time being Newie Vanderbilt; Others: Mary and experience the thrill of your The interesting experience that working in the local Red Cross the campus is yours f o r the asking, the senior girls will stop Bolema, M a r g a r e t Bilkert, Ruth life as you h a r m o n i z e under the befell Ruth Stegenga was that of office, while Margie Last spent most DeYoung, B a r b a r a F o l e n s b e e , baton of one of our m a n y able having her tonsils removed. She reto look over the up and coming young freshman boys, the junior of it on horseback. Arlene DeVries, Margaret Nagy. cuperated at a summer cottage. leaders. and senior boys will take a look a t the beautiful young freshDon Li^vense sold insurance—250 J a y Witte, '42, spent the summer man girls and forget all about the big game which they are to working in the P a s s a k , N.J., N a t - Central Avenue, while Art Kronetake p a r t in the next day. The campus is all a-flutter, everyone ional bank. Another banker was meyer "puttered around. Ernie EnOn behalf of myself and the Faculty, I am very glad to extend is excited, but not f o r long, for the various Fraternities and Harry Hakken, '41, while brother sing trucked to Chicago, while Eda cordial welcome to all students, both old and new. Our greetings Societies soon have everything well in hand and once again the Bill kept boilers and steam pipes die Carlin was a Hamburg masseur at Lookout Beach, L. I. campus appears as a well oiled machine. • ' insulated. extend especially to those coming here f o r the first time. Separa-

Movies of Hope To Be Released By Dr. Voermer

"Y" Activities Serve to Fill the Triangle of Life

Hope Students Work, Play

And Resort for Three Months

tion f r o m family and friends is always trying. We hope that you will find the fellowship a t Hope College so sincere and real that you will feel entirely at home. I should like nothing better than the opportunity of knowing you all personally. I invite you to come and introduce yourself to me. Perhaps we can be of increasing service to you a s you go through the year. I want you to know that you now have been inducted into a great fellowship of learning known a s Hope College. I trust that your membership in it will be of profit both to yourself and to the group. V

WYNAND WICKERS, President

Perhaps the most interesting work of the summer was that of Eloise Boynton, '41, who worked in a convalescent home in Hohokus, N.J., taking care of mental eases.

Forrest Prindle was a counsellor a t Camp Sloane, Conn., while Gordon Van Wyk counselled a t Camp Nissikona, Michigan. Phil Dykstra spent the summer at Camp Ohiyes, Detroit's YMCA camp.

Factory workers of the summer Janet Shoptrine, '42, was another included Ed De Free, Ed Dibble, of those Inckies who spent the vaMarv Den Herder, Phil Waalkes, cation resorUng. She located herBob Idema, Bob Hudson. self "on Lake Huron." Lois Becker Bob Ver Burg worked u dock- considered herself lucky when she master at Mackinac island. He tells went to New York.

Once again I say, Welcome, Freshmen; I am sure that you will enjoy being a t Hope College. I rejoice in t h e knowledge that I am welcoming a body where every heart beat is truly American; where impulse is American, where every commitment and consecration are to be t h e republic and its f r e e institutions, and may you keep it thus. Yours sincerely, ROBERT MONTGOMERY, Student Council President.


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We thought it might interest our readers to know something about

Fritz Bertsch the history of our music departKen Poppen, Lorraine Timmer ment. In glancing over some of the Eddie Dibble old Milestones, and in talking with people who remember the music deMANAGERIAL STAFF partment as it used to be, we picked Business Manager A! Van Dyke up a lot of very interesting information. Editorials and feature articles express the views of the writer. They J. B. Nykerk, whom we all remake no claim of representing official Hope College opinion. member as the "grand old man of Hope," organized the music department about t h i r t y - s i x years ago. Since Prof. Nykerk was so wellWith the opening of College comes the freshman. With informed in voice production and the freshman comss rushing. With rushing comes—we'd voice culture, he organized a chorus. rather watch in silence. But to the freshman it means excite- Incidentally, Prof. Welmers, was ment, a chance to meet all the other students, free meals, and one of the first accompanists f o r parties. But to the society it means f u t u r e success of t h a t the group. For many years a f t e r that, Prof. Nykerk was the manaorganization. The fre3hm"an enters amidst a great rush to register, find ger and s e c r e t a r y of the music quarters, take exams, and orient himself to his surroundings. department; and, until the time of To add to his woes the societies attempt to rush him off his his death a few years ago, he was feet in an attempt to gain his good graces. The freshman always greatly interested in that take3 this as so much flattery but in reality it is but an department.

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THE STUDENT PRINTS

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BY D O N SAGER

Piano s t u d e n t s have no doubt often h e a r d t h e n a m e of Oscar Cress, one of the earliest teachers of piano and harmony a t Hope College. Later teachers of piano were Nella Meyer, Mrs. Harold Karsten, S a r a h L a c e y , and; Evelyn Beach. Miss Lacey, Miss Meyer, and Miss Beach left about three y e a r s ago.

In 1937 Mrs. W. Curtis Snow took Miss Lacey's place as teacher of piano and of other music courses. Mrs. Snow has always coached and accompanied the Girls' Trio. This year she will also teach organ and will act a s college organist. Also teaching organ will be Charles Vogan, organist and choir director a t Central Reformed Church in Grand Rapids. Although Mrs. W. Curtis Snow will act a s college o r g a n i s t this year and will give private instruction in organ, Mr. Charles Vogan, organist and choir director a t Central R e f o r m e d Church in Grand Rapids, has also been engaged to One of the early voice teachers teach organ one day each week. was G r a c eMargerite Browning, who was always known as a generous and inspiring teacher. She was followed by Mrs. Grace Dudley FenIon, who resigned during the past year. Mrs. Fenton made the Women's Glee Club one of the finest organizations on the campus. Other voice teachers were Stanley Some Boost Science Deacon and Martha Barkema.

attempt to innocently persuade him to join their society. The freshman often times doesn't have an even chance to know his own mind for high pressure salesmanship is the menu f o r the day. He is closely watched by one fellow then the next Faculty Spends in the hopes that the other societies may not get a chance at such a good prospect Often times a man does not have an Summer in Varied adequate chance to see the other societies before the time comes for him to make his decision and he only has one choice Activities for he knows nothing about the other societies or its men. So to the freshman comes this warning—look them all over. Make sure that your choice has been out of your better Drive; Others Work; judgment. Be sure that you are joining the group that is Although the string department most suited to your temperament. Know the men and be Some Just Loaf sure they are the men that you will want to associate with has never been large, there have The members of the faculty occufor the next four years. T h i j is a permanent choice. Make been many excellent violin teachers pied themselves in many different it wisely. W.P. here. Dr. Bruno Meinecke, at present on the faculty of the U. of M., taught violin while he was Latin professor here. Monty Fmmons and C l a r a C o l e m a n have also taught violin. Carl Wecker, who, we all remember, was recently the conductor of the Grand Rapids Symphony, conducted the orchestra here for a time and taught violin. John Lloyd Kollen was the student director of the orchestra during 1920 and 1927. At present, M r . K o l l e n t e a c h e s piano at the University of Michigan.

True Citizens

The enthusiasm which was demonstrated throughout the country on the P r a y e r for Peace day, Sunday, September 8, is a strong indication that Americans are still anxious to keep war from our shores. Likewise, the enthusiasm, or at least the almost complete lack of criticism, for Congressional national defense measures indicates that our people also stand for preparedness. From this we gather that the average American is hopeful that World War II may be ended with a just peace without involving his own people in its hatred Hope College has always had a and bloodshed, but at the same time is determined t ^ J i g h t , good band, either under the direcif necessary, to defend his home from attack. This is a tion of a student or a faculty memhealthy outlook. ber. For a time there was a trumpet The strongest measure to back up this stand that has thus quartette of four girls. far been passed is the conscription bill, which will require During t h e W o r l d W a r s o m e all men from 21 to 35 to register for military training. Many very shocking changes took place of us fall within these age limits. Fortunately f o r us, how- in the music department. In the 1917 Milestone, we saw a picture of ever, there is a provision which exempts college students the "Women's like Orchestra," conuntil July 1, 1941. This will save us from being called out sisting of about twenty beautiful in the middle of the school year, being kept in service until sirens equipped with ukeleles, guiit is too late to resume school next year, and thus f r o m losing tars, banjos and mandolins. And in 1918, H o p e C o l l e g e had its own two years of study. But this exemption does not mean that we have no duty to perform from now until next July. We always have the duty of patriotic citizenship. The kind consideration of our legislators for our welfare makes it doubly our duty to stand by our government. We can serve America by praying for our country's safety and welfare and by doing our bit willingly to cooperate with our national leaders in preparing to meet any eventuality. That means preparation spiritually and morally as well as physically and economically. This is our duty. Perhaps next July some of us will be called upon to serve farther. If that happens, we should respond like true citizens, for that also will be our duty. — MILTON VERBERG.

To you new students . . We Extend a Welcome! To You Students Who Have Been Here Before We Extend a Hearty Greeting!

• We Invite you ALL to make this store your headquarters

ways this summer. Several of the t e a c h e r s c a n v a s s e d a b o u t 30 churches in Iowa, Minnesota, and South Dakota for funds for the new science building. These were Professsors Kleis, Van Zyl, Wolters, W e l m e r s , Hinkamp, V e r G e e r , L a m p e n , Brower. They saw not only the officials of t h e v a r i o u s churches, but also about 3,000 families. Professors Vander Borgh and Winter canvassed the members of three Grand Rapids churches.

For the benefit of the new students ye ed wishes to state that Student Prints is the plaugerists paradise. All jokes and comments have earned the title "strictly corn" through constant use and all-around old age. — Sp — The most distinguished frosh on the campus this year will be the gent who wears garters and civilized clothes. Remember high school athletic letters and grade school; jokes are strictly passt. We 11 laugh, but only in sympathy! - S P It seems funny not living in a f r a t e r n i t y house this year — a l l our shirts fit! — SP — Can someone tell me why last year's grads weren't awarded diplomas with the sheepskin intact? Something tells me it's going to be a long, cold winter! — SP — SP Note: It's also a "cold winter" when you make arrangements for tuition payment—isn't it? — SP — For a week now all the fraternities will be treating the frosh like babies — endeavoring to pin them up. Our foreign correspondent writes that the frosh gals will find the Hhortest way to sorority membership is to get hooked up. — SP — To illustrate that Student Prints not only covers the collegiate field but also the local and national political scheme, we release the following hot tips from far and near: — SP — FLASH I Our bureau of statistics reports there should be much more illumination along our fair city's Tulip lanes — a f t e r all there are enough bulbsl — SP — IN THE PAN: With all this discussion and legislation concerning conscription at the present time it reminds us that most of us should he named "Weatherstrip" — we kept our fathers out of the draft. — SP — Waxing literary on the same subject one might compare the freshman's intellect with an army shoe. W h y ? ? ? (this is a Homeric simile). Well, because (1) one shoe is practically useless, and, (2) a freshman's intellect, like an a r m y shoe, covers the subject amply enough but it, too, is uncomfortable when in use. — SP — Which reminds us, for no good reason at all, of the old lady who asked the little street urchin if he chewed tobacco. To which query, said gamin nonchalantly replied, "No, ma'am, but I can give you a cigarette." — SPIn about six weeks now all you frosh will experience a strange, but universally collegiate literary phenomenon — everyone of you will be carrying "Blue books." Needless to say — it's very D-pressing! — SP — Then there was the frosh who was so dumb he thought a "merchant marine" was a sailor who kept a store. - S P AN EC DOTE D E P A R T M E N T : Mo: Joe, I hear you think you're a pretty good carpenter. Jo: T h a t ' s right. M o : W e l l , t h e n , h o w d o you m a k e a V e n e t i a n b l i n d ?

J o : Simple, just stick your finger in his eye. Many of the teachers attended summer school. Professors Winter, Of course you've all heard the story of the two country bumpkins Timmer, Brouwer, Bast, and Dim- who used an elevator for the first time. Well, then, here goes . . . The nent attended the U n i v e r s i t y of two sidebinders', while shopping, walked all over the emporium ^purChicago. Mr. Schrier was enrolled chasing their supplies for the coming year. They finally found thema t N o r t h w e s t e r n , a n d Mr. De selves on the third floor quite exhausted. Said one to the other, "Let's Graaf attended the University of take the elevator." Which they did. Agricola number one buzzed the Michigan. buzzer and the door opened, by mistake, without the elevator present. During the month of August Dr. Unaware of the impending disaster, the victim stepped into the empty Welmers acted as pastor of the shaft. When he hit bottom, chum number two yelled down the shaft, First Reformed Church a t Pater- "Hey, Zeke, are you hurt?" To which Zeke replied, "No, but watch out for that first step — it's a killer." son, New Jersey. — SP — Dr. Wynand Wichers enjoyed a Which only goes to prove that on Main street caution may be yellow short vacation in the East. Miss Schupert travelled in W i s c o n s i n but it's wiser to be a live coward than to fall down an elevator s h a f t . — SP — and Minnesota. M r . T h o m p s o n JAZZ BAND. We didn't consult the spent some time in Ohio. Miss Ross PARTING SHOT: There are only 106 chapel cuts 'til Christmas! catalogue for that year, but it must and her friend, Miss Evelyn Mulhave read: "Hope College offers one d e r , e n t e r t a i n e d Misses Lichty, of the hottest jazz bands in West- Gibbs, and Conner at their home on ern Michigan . . . " We don't know Drummond Island. Miss Gibbs and who was president that year — but Miss Conner also took a short trip tsk, tskl through Northern Michigan.

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When the late W. Curtis Snow came to Hope in 1929, the music department reached its height. Mr. Snow was the first organist and organ teacher at Hope College and did splendid work in that department. Under his direction, the Civic Chorus, the Chapel Choir, and the Men's Glee Club gave many excellent performances. When Mr. Snow died in 1935, his place was taken by Kenneth Osborne, a young and talented organist from the University of Michigan.

Mr. Hinga was assistant director of the Holland playgrounds. Dr. Wichers attended the members of the faculty and their wives a t his summer home at Tennessee beach last Saturday evening. The group enjoyed a hamburg f r y , and the new teachers were introduced.

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"I want to say how glad I am to be in a f r e e country once again and t h a t my hope and prayer is t h a t it will remain so," stated Paul Fried, one of two Austrian refugees who have enrolled a t Hope f o r the coming year. His partner, Paul Gottwald, chimed in to say, "Yes, that is exactly how I feel." The two young men, who had never seen each other before they met in Holland last week, both fled Austria following the G e r m a n "anschluss." Both are protestants with a small amount of Jewish b l o o d , but have very different stories to tell. Surprised o.i Trip Gottwald is a native of Vienna, having lived there all his life up to 1938 except for two months which he spent studying in England in the summer of '37. In the fall of t h a t same year he entered the University of Vienna. During a short vacation in March, 1938, he was making a skiing tour with several friends in the Austrian Alps. One day the group descended to a small village to meet an expected friend. "Instead," he says, "we found swastikas on all the houses. At a village inn we were told that a Nail had been accepted in the Austrian cabinet by the order of Adolph Hitler. We took the first train back to Vienna, only to find German tanks rolling into our capital and Nazi bombers roaring overhead. Immediately l o o t i n g of Jewish shops began and pandemonium broke out in the city." When calm was partially restored, Paul resumed his studies. In June, he was told that he would not be able to return to the University in the fall. He had "Jewish blood in his veins." He began at once to try to leave Austria to go to England, but could not get a passport until he convinced the German officials that he would be back within six months for possible call to military service. Then he c o u l d not get a visa until the English consul was assured by the American consul that Paul would be included in the American immigration quota. He finally managed to leave Austria in September, 193H. He was in England over a year before he got his American visa and sailed for America in November, 1939. He worked in New York, first as a Fuller brush salesman, then as a typographer until he came to Holland.

CAMBRIDGE, M A S S . — ( A C P ) — Harvard college once was so poor the legislature ordered towns to appoint men to solicit subscriptions f o r its support. Ed—Where have we heard t h a t one b e f o r e ? According to a WPA historical survey, the legislature ruled in 1652 t h a t those who failed to keep their pledges were liable f o r property seizure. Ed—Too Bad we haven't got a hold like that. o

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IN THE U S. IS STANLEY PEIB?S0N,U. OFNOKIH WWJTA FRESHMAN, WHO HAS CHARGE OF TWE FEDERAL STATION ON "mE CAMPUS. HE TAKES OBSERVATIONS AT 6A.M, MEN. 6 RM. AND MIDNIGHT/

The Holland Ministerial Association is grateful for this opportunity of cordially inviting both New and Old Hope students to the services in our churches. We counsel every student to find a church home in the city just as well as a boarding house. Keep up the w o r s h i p habits and practices which you formed at home. Don't feed the body and starve the soul. Hope College e n d e a v o r s to build men and women along three lines: b o d y , m i n d a n d s p i r i t and the churches are Hope's chief method in building Christian character. We are sure that you will find an agreeable church home. You are always welcome.

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T i m e " Trouble

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'which I gladly did." He was b r o u g h t to the Czechoslovakian border and released. Although crossing the frontier illegally, without permit or passport, he succeeded in making his way to Prague. He flew to London ten months later to work as interpreter for refugees in a London mission. In December, 1939, he sailed to America. Since then he has been working as a student missionary in Cleveland. Hospitality Enjoyed "We are very grateful for the kindness shown to us by the American people in general and those in Holland and Hope college in particular," were the opinions of both the refugees as they started their life anew at Hope.

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Fried is also Austrian, but was born in Leipzig. His father was a newspaper editor in Wiesbaden, Germany, when Hitler came into power in J a n u a r y , 1933. Six months later his f a t h e r was arrested and put into a concentration camp. All his property was confiscated. Upon protest by the Austrian government, he was released a f t e r about two months and the family moved to Vienna. Then, a f t e r five years of peace. Hitler marched into Austria. The family, except for Paul, fled to the Prague. In a few days. Fried was arrested and placed in a police prison where he remained for six weeks, living in a small cell with 70 others. At the end of that time, he signed a paper promising never to return to Germany or Austria,

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Open Hope Hingamen Meet Hinga Begins Nth Ferris Institute Year as Hope For Opening Tilt Gridiron Chief

A t Hope and Away

'39 Hope Gridder Gets 28,000 Votes by Eddie Dibble In All-Star Poll

Grid Squads Out As Coaches Issue the Call

Campaign Promoted by B. J. Arendshorst, Hope Srad, New Econ Prof

Albion Coach Sprankle Regards His Champs As "Question Marks"

Hope Makes '40 Debut Mostly a t Hope f o r this issue. The two biggest things on the The opening of the '40 grid seaUnder Lights Friday son m a r k s the beginning of the -ampus these days are the class of '44 and the grid game Friday nite. A t Riverview Park eleventh year of coaching a t Hope This observation is purely a peisonal one, and open to change by any

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This Friday night the Hope f o r Coach Milton (Bud) Hinga. reader whatsoever. We have no intentions of slighting any activity Coach is one of the most popular gridmen will once more play men on t h e campus, not because held more dear by others. Nevertheless we consider the rbove named items of great importance. an opening game at Riverview stadium, the opposition to be F i r s t we will dispense with the well-meant if somewhat trite, afforded by Ferris Institute of "Welcome Frosh". That behind us, we can get on to Friday nights Big Rapids. game. Now, some of the newcomers are undoubtedly unaccustomed Again the grid season will be under way, with all the color and fun attendant upon it. The Ferris team is working under a new coach this year, and some stiff play is expected. Last season, also in the opening game of the year, the Hingamen downed Ferris 18 to 6. 26 Gridders Working Coach Hinga has a squad of 26 men out, 11 of whom are lettermen, seven of these regulars. In the line. COACH BUD HINGA Captain George Heneveld will hold a regular end position. Art Kronne- of his coaching position alone, but because of his democratic personalmeyer, Phil Waalkes, Eddie DePree ity, nasal tenor, and droll wit. and the Whelan twins are working Coach from Kazoo on the other end position. Bob VanA g r a d u a t e of Kalamazoo colDyke and George VanderHill, both lege, it was his dream (unrealized varsity men are back at tackle. In until last year) to beat an eleven guard spots are two more veterans, from his old alma mater. Year Bill Hakken and Bob H u d s o n . a f t e r year he sat on the bench deHarvey Koop, a sophomore is after veloping nerves and a dark dark a t a c k l e position, and two more picture of what he would someday sophs, Clarence and George Prince, do to the Hornets, all without avail. will understudy the guards. Then came the glorious year . . . Of the spots left vacant by last 1939, ten years a f t e r Wall street year's graduates, the hardest to fill fell, the Hornets cracked. will undoubtedly be at center, the Captain Danny Wood of Kazoo place where Captain Bob Powers played one of the greatest games played last year. Powers was a of the season . . . twice the Hornets great footballer, not only because were on the Dutch goal line . . . of his playing ability, but also for twice they f u m b l e d and were his ability to spark the team; to thrown back out of the pay-off keep up a fighting spirit. The task area. Came the whistle and the will fall now to Bill T a p p a n, a Dutchmen had done it. For the first 1 e 11 e r m a n, and a hard fighter. time in MIAA history, Hope had Frank Lokker, a sophomore, is also beaten Kalamazoo on the gridiron. out for the position. Coach Hinga's shield was shining. Lettermen Fill Backfield Also his countenance. In the backfield, four veterans Expects Good Year are back, Marv DenHerder, senior This year the Coach is optimistic plunging fullback; Monk Meyers, concerning the season's possibilijunior left half; Bob Idema, speedy senior right half; and Bob Montt ^ T E R 3 3 ^ GAME- gomery, blg^selTTo r quarterBack. Sophomores in the backfield are Don DeFouw, triple t h r e a t fullback; Art Timmer, and Warren Hendrix at quarter. With the exception of Bob Montgomery, who weighs 200 pounds, dressed for battle, the backfield will be light and fast. Montgomery and DeFouw will do most of the kicking and passing. Friday's game will be a night game, a s usual. Programs will be sold by the Blue Key Honor fraternity.

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While baseball held the sporting To touch the league here and public securely in its hand this sumthere, thirty-two gridders, includmer, polls were rolling and clicking ing t w e n t y - t h r e e lettermen (if polls do roll and click) to choose answered the call for Coach Macthe men who would represent the Donald at Alma college. Alma wilL colleges of America in the annual open its season against Grand Rapwith the procedures followed in attending a night football game at All-Star football tilt. ids University Sept. 20th, and is Hope college. It is for the benefit of these people that we go into the This alone has no unusual quality considered a strong contender f o r following routine. adhering to it, but nevertheless, the league championship. A f t e r equipping yourself with an attractive ticket, a girl if you the poll did have an unusual note. Big Hornet Year are a fellow (and vice versa, although the administration frowns on Hope college had a man in the runThirty men have been sharpening ning. Now, for a small college like up f o r the Hornets these past two women who chase men) you entei Riverview stadium wr h great nonthe Dutch organization in Holland chalance, stroll along in f r o n t of the stands waving to your friends to have a man in the running for a weeks, part of the time a t a South Haven camp, and lately on campus. and admireis (imaginary or otherwise) already seated, and secure a berth on the All-Star team is deKazoo opens its schedule against sent somewhere near the fifty-yard line. We advise a seat on the fifty- cidedly something different. Albion's MIAA champs in a night Pushed by Prof. yard stripe only because it is a good habit to cultivate. In reality, game Sept. 28. The Hornet coach The man behind the scenes in this the action is always down on the opponents ten-yard line and less. Chet Barnard said he was attemptpromotion was a former Hope man, When a Hope men does something worth recognition, rise to your and now a Hope prof, the well- ing to sign up Grand Rapids Junior feet and make as much of the opportunity as possible, with yells, known Bern Arendshorst. Sending college for a game Sept. 21 to give his team more experience. screams, arms, other peoples hats, and feet. Give the cheerleadeis petitions to undergrads and alumni Coach Dale Sprankle regards his honest support, show sportsmanship for the visiting team, and make all over, Bern managed to collect team as a question mark, which the men on the field feel that they are playing for the whole school over 2 8 , 0 0 0 votes to put Bob probably means that he, like the Powers 15th on the list in the short other coaches, don't know yet what With this recipe, you are guaranteed a wonderful time. time of two weeks. graduation has done to them or Invitations were issued to the what the sophs can do, but his team, top nine men in each position, and ties. His backfield is fast and light, Albion, held the championship last while Powers was not asked, the the line is experienced. Eleven letHOPE FOOTBALL year A and will be strong again. The feat of putting him within shouting termen are back. Never one to play SCHEDULE FOR line WjU be built around Walt Ptak, distance of the top in two weeks is f a v o r i t e s , it is n e v e r t h e l e s s 1940 1939 Little All-American. The seaone that deserves commendation. suspected by all that the absence of Fri., Sept., 20—Ferris—Here son will open at Albion Sept. 20 Coach Dale Sprankle, of Albion, Bob Powers, center and spark plug Sat., Sept. 28—Adrian—There with Mt. Union college's Purple has suggested, that in the future, of last year's eleven is causing the Fri., Oct. 4—Alma—Here Raiders (Ohioans who gave Albion every man who receives the MIAA Coach a greater ache than he usuSat., Oct. 12—Kazoo—There its only defeat last year) affording award for the most valuable play- the opposition. ally feels for his departed warriors. Sat., Oct. 19—Open ing of the season be pushed for In the classroom, the Coach is Sat, Oct. 26—Hillsdale— Olivet Out this honor, with the entire MIAA There famed for his six-week concerts Olivet college will not be in the behind him. The idea was well rewherein he sings "Bringing In The Sat., Nov. 2—Albion—Here league this year; Adrian will keep ceived and will probably have reSheaves" while the studes belabor Fri., Nov. 8—G. R. Junior— much the same pace as that of last sults. their beezers. Here year. Hillsdale, always a tough Former Captain bunch, doesn't look as strong as • To those frosh who are unaclast year. Grand Rapids Junior quainted with Bob (Butch) Powers, college (not a MIAA team, but on he was the captain of last year's our schedule) has two of its best eleven, and brought his team into men, Charon and Wiersum, back third place, copping the MIAA with an unusually strong line. award (with D a n n y Wood of Kalamazoo) while doing so. 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Hi, Gang — Welcome back to Hope and Sib. To you, Frosh, we send our greetings. It is with t h e warmest of welcomes t h a t we greet you. May one and all feel the friendliness which pervades at our college. At the final meeting before vacation, Eloise Boynton was elected President, and Edith Rameau, VicePresident. Junell Vander Linden is the "pen-pusher." Ann De Young, the Treasurer, will see that we are kept out of " t h e red." (I hope, I hope, I hope.)

The Dorian Society got off to a grand s t a r t on the year's activities with a slumber p a r t y at Virginia Muller's cottage. The afternoon was spent in hiking and "jam sessions." A f t e r a pot-luck dinner a short business meeting was held which soon adjourned in f a v o r of games and more " j a m m i n g . " A f t e r a somewhat slumberless night, the girls proceeded to convocation in the chapel. New society officers are: President, Virginia Muller; Vice-President, Ruth De Young; Secretary, Kay Douma; Treasurer, Bernice Oatman. The Dorian Society was organized in the fall of 1921 by the girls of the f r e s h m a n class, under the sponsorship of Miss Laura Boyd. Dorian has always been proud of its alumni and is proud to be a part of Hope College and all that she stands for. In the name of Hope, Dorian again greets old Hopeites and with the best of wishes we salute you, newcomers!

Welcoming the incoming class of 1944 is a very pleasant occasion f o r the members of Sorosis, the oldest women's society on the campus. It was founded in 1906, originating from the Minerva Society of Hope Academy. Since that time t h i r t y f o u r f r e s h m a n classes have entered Hope, and by their attendance here have enriched both themselves and the college. At the final meeting before the summer closing a s l u m b e r p a r t y was held at a Lake Michigan cottage, and the following were elected officers for the opening term of this school y e a r : Jean Wishmeier, president; M a r t h e n e V a n D y k e , vice-president; Mary Ruth Jacobs, secretary; Peggy Hadden, t r e a s u r e r ; and J u n e Baker, sergeant-ata r m s . Sorosis meetings are held in their newly r e d e c o r a t e d room in Voorhees Hall and will probably be called shortly a f t e r the opening of the college.

Happy New Year, F r o s h ! This is Delphi holding forth (Delta Phi Sorority to you). And to you belles of y e s t e r y e a r thrice welcome to Hope's campus. All is set for the best year ever — our only complaint being t h a t right now you Freshmen are absorbing the spotlight which we upperclassmen have been brought up to believe w a s ours. Never mind,' we like your looks, too.

The Alethean L i t e r a r y Society welcomes all new s t u d e n t s to Hope College, and wishes them all success and lots of fun during these first few weeks of school. We're all glad to be back in these old halls ourselves and a r e looking forward to g r e a t times at our meetings and parties. The Aletheans are expecting a great year on Hope's campus. Our new president is Pearl Laman, a senior from Oostburg, Wisconsin. Our other officers a r e Mildred Dekker, Vice-President; Henrietta Brouwer, Secretary; and Anita Vogt, T r e a s u r e r . These girls especially will be happy to meet you all, and will t r y to make these first days good ones. We have planned many good times for the coming year, including the entertainment of the newgirls on the campus. Interspersed between the big affairs are teas, breakfasts, and smaller parties too numerous to mention. Oncfe more we say, "Welcome to Hope" to all new students, and "Hello again" to all our old friends. We're goi^g to help make this year the best year yet for everybody on Hope's campus.

Hail to a g r e a t new college year, and a h e a r t y welcome to all t h e new students—and to those r e t u r n i n g , we are glad to see you back. Knickerbocker takes this space to welcome all new men to m a k e themselves a t home when you visit the Knickerbocker F r a t e r n i t y house at 94 E. 9th Street. There you will be able to make new friendships as well as see your classmates in their fraternity retreat.

Established in 1919, Sibylline again enters another year which we know will be a happy one for everybody. Each year new Sibyls are taken in to share the treasures of friendship and pledged to live our ideals of love and loyalty, sincerity and t r u t h . Active in college affairs, holding a high scholastic record, Sibylline looks forward to this year as much as the Frosh seem to be.

Sigma Iota Beta will carry onward the traditions of the blue and EMERSONIAN silver, and her aim will be kept before us as a goal — "to keep the So you're coming to Hope! The body strong, the mind pure, the sons of Emerson congratulate you spirit right." on your choice and trust that your stay here will be both profitable and enjoyable. COSMOPOLITAN But a word about our lads! FosWe, the Cosmopolitan F r a t e r n i t y , tered by her ideals of Love, Honor. welcome the Class of 1944 and do Freedom, and Success, Emersonian, extend to you our heartiest greet- though the youngest society, has in ings. We look forward to helping her twenty-one years occupied a you to acquaint yourself with the prominent place and provided much students and a c t i v i t i e s at Hope. of the leadership on Hope's camOur f r a t e r n i t y house at 50 West pus. In addition to the many group 13th Street has its doors open to accomplishments, her membership all you new fellows until you get includes the Editor of the MILEa c q u a i n t e d and know your way S T O N E , t h e p r e s i d e n t of t h e around. YMCA, the College Orator, and the Our motto — Phi Kappa Alpha, president of the CWL. The Emmy House, located on the stands for the t h r e e m o s t v i t a l corner of Twelfth and Columbia, characteristics of manhood; Friendaccommodates t w e n t y - s i x of the ship, T r u t h , P r o g r e s s . Cosmos society's members coming from all looks ahead to a year of friendship sections of the country. Here also and achievement, not just for Cosis to bo found the center of many mopolitan, but for Hope. college activities. A hearty welLeading the Cosmopolitan F r a t e r come is always yours so drop in at nity this year are the f o l l o w i n g any time. We're looking forward to well-chosen o f f i c e r s : President, meeting you! Marvin Den Herder (fast-plunging Sincerely, fullback on Hope's Varsity); ViceHarold Colenbrander, president, Gus Van Eerden (senior President, manager of the f o o t b a l l s q u a d ) ; Stanley Slingerland, House-manager, T h u r s t o n K y n Vice President, brandt (Cosmos most capable finEdward Clonan, ancier). Secretary. Our membership includes the president of Blue Key, Anchor editor, junior class president and vice-president; senior class vice-president, and f a r more than a proportional number of the college's athletes and outstanding scholars. Cosmos have given you a glimpse of its f r a t e r n i t y and Hope College r k spirit. We are ready to serve and befriend the Class of '44. Welcome Frosh!

FRATERNAL Closely associated with the history of Hope College has been the history of the Fraternal society. As long as there has been a Hope, there have been F r a t e r s . We are proud of our long record of service to the school and of our alumni. F r a t e r n a l is naturally interested in the clas.s of '44, for from the men of this class will be taken those stined to be leaders and men of achievement during the next four years. The offices of Student Council President, Senior class president and Junior class president, aie now being served by Fraters. Cap'.ains of the football and basketball t e a m s also are men of F r a t e r n a l . Situated at the corner of Columbia Avenue and tenth street. F r a t e r n a l invites the men of the class of '44 to come in and become acquainted. We want very much to make your acquaintance, and hope you will make an effort to make ours. Sincerely, Eddie Dibble—Pres. Phil Waalkes—V. Pres. Bob Dykstra—Sec'y

And now — here's the high-up on the Deltas: Last night we held a slumber-party-in-name-only as t h e first meeting of what promises to be a busy year. Ruth Schuitema, our new executive, presided with her usual sparkling effervescence. M a r j Last and Doris Van Lente, ably assisted as vice-prexy and Madame Secretary. And Beth Marcus occupied herself guarding our bankroll. So, without going back to the archives to list our glorious p a s t , and not daring to cast a horoscope for the f u t u r e . Delta Phi sincerely hopes to maintain her old loyalties, renew old friendships, form newones, and seek t h a t wisdom not found in books.

K.H.N., t h a t being. Social, Moral, and Intellectual, is raised to its full sway. The Social p a r t of the triumvirate is particularly important in the fall, because it serves as a stepping stone to weld the men together and make way for t h e other integral p a r t s of college curriculum. So we join the other f r a t e r n i ties in bidding every student, welcome to Hope College. For the fall term, A r t h u r Kronemyer is the wielder of the official gavel, with Charles Ridenour as Vice-President. Edward Klaus was elected Secretary and Bill McGinnis as Treasurer. Bob Spaulding is in charge of the rushing activities with H a r r y Knudson as his assistant.

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